Thursday, June 19, 2014

creative team call!!!

inky hot mess is looking for a creative team!

inky hot mess is a family run business located in the heart of the finger lakes in upstate new york. the focus of inky hot mess is on pocket scrapbooking. our goal is to get everyone to get their photos off their computers and phones and printed. we offer a jammed packed monthly kit featuring dozens of journaling cards and a mountain of embellishments. we also offer theme kits, stamps, dies, and embellishments.
what are we looking for? we are looking for individuals with mega talent. all team members are asked to stay with us for six months. inky hot mess will provide all the goodies needed to create your masterpieces as well as a discount at our shop.
 submissions are open until july 31st at 2 pm est. all team members must be located in the usa. the team will be announced on august 15th. your commitment begins september 1st and ends february 28th.
you agree to submit a minimum of 12 journaling cards every month. more than 12 is highly encouraged! the bulk of the cards will need to correspond to the monthly kit themes. you also agree to promote inky hot mess on your blog, facebook, pinterest, youtube, instagram, etc. you agree to keep the upcoming monthly kit themes under tight wraps. we don’t announce our monthly themes before our reveal on the inky hot mess blog. you agree to post our creative team member on your blog.
please send the following items to office@inkyhotmess.com. please use “creative team” for the subject so we get your message right away!
include your blog, pinterest, youtube, facebook, instagram, address, phone number, and a bio.
photos required: six – eight journaling cards you created and six – eight layouts (pocket page protectors filled) you created
please answer the following questions:
  • how long have you been working with project life/pocket scrapbooking?
  • what is your artistic background?
  • what design/creative teams have you been apart of?
  • have you taught classes? if yes, where?
  • can you successfully complete a six month commitment?
  • why do you want to be a creative team member?
  • would be able to travel to new york state for a team meeting during your six month term?
  • are you comfortable working with mixed media?
  • ​do you take fabulous photographs along with step by step instructions?
*if you don’t have some of the social media accounts listed, no worries! prior design/creative experience is not a requirement! if you have any questions, please ask inky at office@inkyhotmess.com.


Tuesday, June 17, 2014

shades of blue cardstock kit

the shades of blue cardstock kit contains 40 cards:
cardstocks
cardstocks
20 4"x6"
20 3"x4"
10 colors - 2 of each color in both sizes
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circa 1930 cardstock kit

the circa 1930 cardstock kit contains 44 cards:
the cardstocks
the cardstocks
22 4"x6"
22 3"x4"
11 colors - 2 of each color in both sizes
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Monday, June 16, 2014

pixie stix glitters

inky hot mess has a handful or pink paislee's pixie stix glitters up for grabs! they are all on sale for $1.75 until june 20th.
blueberry pixie stix - blue glitter
blueberry pixie stix
chocolate pixie stix - brown glitter
chocolate pixie stix
coconut pixie stix - white glitter
coconut pixie stix
licorice pixie stix - black glitter
raspberry pixie stix - pink glitter
silver berry pixie stix - silver glitter
strawberry pixie stix - red glitter
sugar plum pixie stix - pink/red glitter
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50 shades of blue theme kit

the 50 shades of blue kit includes 99 cards and 40 cardstocks:
sampling of the cards
sampling of the cards
cards:
63 4"x6" cards
36 3"x4" cards
cardstocks
cardstocks
coordinating cardstocks:
20 4"x6" cards
20 3"x4" cards
 10 colors - 2 of each color in both sizes
included are 2 4"x6" and 2 3"x4" shimmer paper cards. this kit contains a mix of papers and cardstock. both single and double sided cards are included. this is only a sampling of the cards included.
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number 5 theme kit

the number 5 kit includes 81 cards, 44 cardstocks, and an assortment of embellishments:
sampling of the cards
sampling of the cards
cards:
31 4"x6" cards
50 3"x4" cards
the cardstocks
the cardstocks
coordinating cardstocks:
22 4"x6" cards
22 3"x4" cards
11 colors - 2 of each color in both sizes
embellishments:
ribbons
ribbons
1 yard 7/8" blue/green striped grosgrain
1 yard 3/8" wedgewood grosgrain
1 yard 3/8" red polka dot organza
1 yard 3/8" ivory polka dot organza
1 yard 3/8" grey/black stripe grosgrain
1 yard 1/4" red grosgrain
1 yard 1/4" sea mist grosgrain
embellishment assortment
embellishment assortment
24 eyelets
18 brads
acrylics
acrylics
acrylic square
acrylic oval ribbon slide
acrylic circle
acrylic diamond
2 acrylic brackets
2 acrylic small circles
8 acrylic photo hangers
3 straws
5 tags
3 wood veneers
this kit contains double sided cardstock cards. this is only a sampling of the cards included.
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Sunday, June 15, 2014

paper packs, stamp set, and sundries up for grabs

pop fashion is an 8″x8″ paper pack from pink paislee. contains 12 sheets in 6 different designs. this paper pack is on sale for $4.00.


click here to purchase.



vintage moon is an 8″x8″ paper pack from pink paislee. contains 12 sheets in 6 different designs. this paper pack is on sale for $4.00.

pop fashion is a 4″x6″ clear stamp set from pink paislee. this stamp set is on sale for $5.00. 

our large altoid tin is 3 3/4″ long, 2 3/8″ wide, and 3/4″ tall. the large altoid tins are $1.25 each or purchase 6 or more tins and they are $1.00 each.

our small altoid tin is 2 3/8″ long, 1 7/8″ wide, and 1/2″ tall. the small altoid tins are $1.00 each or purchase 6 or more tins and they are $0.85 each.

june: beach & summer monthly kit

the june: beach & summer monthly kit is now available for purchasing! The add ons are also available. let's review what's available.
inky hot mess is so proud about what we can pack into a monthly kit for $27.95 (plus shipping). seriously, where else can you get 80 cards and a mountain of embellishments in a kit club?
here are the 43 3"x4" cards.
3"x4" cards
3"x4" cards
there are 37 4"x6" cards this month.
4"x6" cards
4"x6" cards
this month we have a huge variety of embellishments - alphas, stickers, die cuts, wood veneers, flair, clips, ribbons, and so much more!
the embellishments
the embellishments
next up are the add ons. we also have spools of sweet candy twine from maya road available.
sweet candy twine
sweet candy twine
our stamp set this month is whale of a tail from carta bella.
whale of a tail
whale of a tail
the embellishment kit contains washi, wood veneers, die cuts, gems, pearls, and tickets.
embellishment kit
embellishment kit
the cardstock kit contains 48 cards! you get 4 3"x4" and 4 4"x6" cards in each of the six colors. the colors this month are geranium, tangerine, canary, grass, aqua, and wave.
cardstock kit
cardstock kit
head on over to shop.inkyhotmess.com and do some shopping!
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Saturday, June 14, 2014

and the winner is....

remember the little post regarding the 10 handmade journaling cards that inky created to give away? how about a refresher!
here are cards #1-5:
handmade journaling cards #1-5
handmade journaling cards #1-5
and cards #6-10:
handmade journaling cards #6-10
handmade journaling cards #6-10
well, we have a winner........drum roll.....great fanfare....banners waving...marching bands....alright alright...
the winner is. a huge congratulations to:
sandra sneed 
you have won our first giveaway! please contact inky hot mess at office@inkyhotmess.com to claim your prize.
didn't win tonight? well, inky hot mess has some exciting news for you! inky created 10 additional sets and she's giving them all away. how can you get your hands on one of the sets? all you have to do is become a subscriber to the inky hot mess monthly kit. the first 10 people who subscribe will receive the handmade journaling cards along with their monthly kit!
monthly kit
monthly kit
about the inky hot mess monthly subscriptions...well, we heard you! we've made some exciting changes to the subscriptions. we offer a limited number of subscriptions. they are not required to purchase our monthly kits or the add ons. however, once a kit sells out, it is gone forever.
by becoming a subscriber, you are guaranteed a kit even if we sell out on go live day. our subscriptions don't have a time commitment or a cancellation fee. all cancellations must be submitted to inky hot mess at office@inkyhotmess.com by the 20th of the month or you will be charged for the next kit and you will receive it.
subscriber kits are shipped first. we will try to get them all shipped on the 16th. we want to give you a chance to purchase the add ons without having to pay extra for shipping.
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rainbow stars cardstock kit

the rainbow stars cardstock kit contains 28 cards:
the cardstocks
the cardstocks
 14 4"x6"
14 3"x4"
7 colors - 2 of each color in both sizes
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star night, star bright theme kit

stars are so dreamy and popular. star night, star bright features several different designs full of stars.
the star bright, star night theme kit includes 45 cards and 28 cardstocks:
the cards
the cards
cards:
25 4"x6" cards
20 3"x4" cards
the cardstocks
the cardstocks
coordinating cardstocks:
14 4"x6" cards
14 3"x4" cards
7 colors - 2 of each color in both sizes
this kit contains a mix of papers and cardstock. both single and double sided cards are included. this is only a sampling of the cards included.
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june reveal #5

today inky hot mess is revealing the add ons available this month. all add ons are very limited! they will be available for purchasing at 1 pm tomorrow! the june: beach & summer monthly kit will also be released at 1 pm tomorrow. all add ons can be purchased by anyone. you do not need to purchase the monthly kit or be a subscriber to have access to our add ons. :)
first up, we have a spool of twine. it's from maya road and over 100 yards long. inky chose sweet candy for this month. sweet candy is a twist of red, pink, and white.  the sweet candy twine is $5.75 per spool.
sweet candy twine
sweet candy twine
inky hot mess is happy to offer a stamp set. this month we are featuring whale of a tail from carta bella. the whale of a tail is $12 per set.
whale of a tail stamp set
whale of a tail stamp set
inky has chosen a rainbow of cardstocks for this month's cardstock kit. each kit will include 4 4x6 and 4 3x4 cards of each color. inky selected geranium, tangerine, canary, grass, aqua, and wave for june. the cardstock add on kit contains 48 cards and is $6.50 per set.
cardstock kit
cardstock kit
the embellishment add on kit has tons of goodies! the embellishment add on is $19. remember, you do not have to purchase the monthly kit to purchase the embellishment kit nor do you need to be a subscriber. the embellishment kits are extremely limited.
embellishment kit
embellishment kit
wood veneers galore! that's right. inky hot mess loves veneers. we have seven - yup 7!!! - wood veneers in the embellishment add on kit. all of them are made from maple and are made in the usa. inky has included the following designs: a wave, an & card (it's 3"x4"), a crab, a pair of flip flops, a kite, a plain clip, and a heart clip.
wood veneers in embellishment add on kit
wood veneers in embellishment add on kit
just for fun inky throw in some tickets. each embellishment add on kit will have four of each color. inky chose blue, yellow, white, and pink tickets.
blue, white, pink, and yellow tickets
blue, white, pink, and yellow tickets
washi! inky looooooves washi. seriously, inky can't get enough washi. this month inky has included two rolls - seriously 2 whole rolls!! - of washi in the embellishment add on kit. one roll is blue waves and the second roll is summer icons. each roll contains 10 yards of washi.
blue waves and summer icons washi
blue waves and summer icons washi
the final goodie in the embellishment add on kit is a pile of summer die cuts. check out the bicycle! it's huge! love all the ice cream, sunshine, and fruit.
summer die cuts
summer die cuts
the june: beach & summer monthly kit contains 2 sets of bling. a girl can never have enough bling!
pearls and gems
pearls and gems
what girl doesn't want her own set of pearls? well, you can get our sunshine pearls this month!
sunshine pearls
sunshine pearls
now if you need a little more sparkle, then the bubblegum gems are perfect for you!
bubblegum gems
bubblegum gems
be sure to stop by shop.inkyhotmess.com at 1 pm! the june: beach & summer monthly kit and all add ons will be available for purchasing at that time.
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