Happy Anniversary to me!
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Today is my design anniversary: eight years ago today I opened up my shop at The Lilypad! It’s been an amazing ride – my designing has gone from a little spin-off from my digital scrapbooking obsession, to my full-time job and I will be forever grateful to everyone who spent their hard-earned pennies on my doodles! I love being able to draw for a living, being able to connect with my customers and see how they use those drawings in their own memory keeping and crafting projects means the world to me. Thank you to everyone who has supported my little business over the past eight years!

Kate Hadfield 8th anniversary

To celebrate my anniversary I’m holding a few contests and giveaways! Here’s a quick run down of what’s going on this month:

  • February’s blog challenge: scrap with the free template for a chance to win $15 to spend in my store
  • Custom doodle contest: simply let me know what doodles you’d like me to create next to be in with a chance to win your own customised set of doodles
  • Scavenger Hunt: work out what doodles are featured in each of these little sneak peaks to be in with a chance to win $25 to spend in my store
  • Order Lotto: go shopping in either my Lilypad or Kate Hadfield Designs store this week and you’ll automatically be entered in a draw to win a $100 coupon to spend in the store later in the year

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There will also be lots of new products and SOSN deals through the month! You might like to sign up for the newsletter to get all the latest information in your inbox (and of course, those exclusive subscriber discount codes!) Thank you so much for all your support over the last eight years, I hope you enjoy this month of celebrations!

2015 Scavenger Hunt – Win $25!
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Along with this month’s blog challenge and the custom doodle contest, there’s also one other way to win some new doodles: I present to you the Kate Hadfield Designs Scavenger Hunt II! Simply browse through my doodles and see if you can name each of the packs included here:

Kate Hadfield Designs 2015 Scavenger Hunt

Once you have all the answers email them to me, or PM them to me at The Lilypad by midnight EST on Friday 13th February. All the correct answers will go into a draw to win a $25 gift certificate to my store! The winners will be notified on Saturday 14th Feb. Good luck!!

Custom Doodle Contest 2015!
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To mark my eight year design anniversary this month I’m holding a contest to win a pack of custom doodles! If you’ve ever wanted a kit about specific theme and just couldn’t find it, now’s your chance to enter the contest and have me create your perfect doodle pack for you!

Custom Doodle Contest 2015 Kate Hadfield Designs

I’m running the contest both here on my blog and over on my Facebook page and will pick a random winner from each. If someone else has already suggested the theme that you would like, please also leave a message with your suggestion – everyone who enters with the winning theme will receive the finished custom doodle pack for free! If you have already got in touch and asked me to draw a specific theme for you, please feel free to also enter this contest. I am working through my existing list of theme requests as and when I can, but as that list is already very long you might like to try to jump the queue by entering the contest! Winners will be contacted on Monday 2nd March.

It’s always fun for me to hear what you would like me to draw, I can’t wait to read all your suggestions.Thanks for your support over the past eight years, here’s to the next eight!

February Challenge | Chance to win $15 gift card!
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Hi everyone, I am stepping in for Nicole this month to bring you a new blog challenge! Thank you to everyone who has entered any of the previous challenges, it’s always so exciting for me to see all the different interpretations of the templates and the super pages you create with them pop up in my gallery! And now – on to last month’s winner: the random generator picked familyhistoryscrapper as January’s winner, with her lovely “Tub Fun” page! Congratulations Amy, please check your PMs over at TLP for details of how to claim your prize!

This month’s template was inspired by my 8 year design anniversary celebrations, hence the “Pieces of Eight” theme! I thought it would be a fun way of illustrating a list of favourites, or for documenting events where you end up with lots and lots of photos!

Pieces of Eight FREE template by Kate Hadfield

Here’s what my team came up with using the challenge template, I love all the different interpretations using the same basic design! Continue reading

January Challenge | Chance to Win $15 Gift Card!
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Happy New Year! I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season? Did you get a chance to relax? Are you ready to get back to scrapping? We thought we would get you back into the swing of things with this new inbox inspiration template. Just download the template and complete a page by January 31, 2015 for a chance to win a $15.00 gift card to Kate Hadfield’s shop!

Inbox Inspiration from Broadway in Boston:
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Here are a few inspiration pages from Kate’s team. Fabulous as always!

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Folksy Christmas
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Here I am, blogging for the last time in 2014 to tell you about today’s new release: Folksy Christmas! This new pack was inspired by folk and primitive art and is the companion pack to my Halloweenies: Primitives, this time with a collection of fun Christmas inspired characters! Also available are Folksy Christmas stamps and the extra value doodle and stamp bundle. Folksy Christmas doodles and stamps are 20% off through Sunday!

Folksy Christmas by Kate Hadfield

  Folksy Christmas Stamps  Folksy Christmas Bundle by Kate Hadfield

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Cyber Monday
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I hope that you had a lovely weekend (and that if you were shopping you picked up some great deals!) Today I have some Cyber Monday Specials to tell you about! A hand picked selection of printables, stamps, journal cards, templates, alphabets and – of course! – doodles are 50% off today only! These products will never be discounted further so if you have any on your wishlist now would be a great time to treat yourself!

Kate Hadfield Cyber Monday deals

Black Friday deals and steals!
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Black Friday TLP

If you’ve been celebrating Thanksgiving I hope you have enjoyed a wonderful day with your nearest and dearest, that you can still do your trousers up after all that turkey and pie and that you’re feeling rested and ready for a little Black Friday shopping! I have several new releases to tell you about this week and they are all 30% off this weekend as part of our Black Friday and Cyber Monday celebrations!  Along with all the new releases, I also have some special Black Friday deals – grab these products at half price before midnight Saturday! These goodies will never be discounted further so if you have any of these in your wishlist now would be a great time to treat yourself!

Kate Hadfield Black Friday specials

My new releases today are Christmas Sweaters (inspired by Christmas Jumper Day here in the UK and ugly Christmas sweater parties!) Sunny Santa Journalers (perfect filler cards for those tropical Christmas memories!) and Joodle Journalers 8 (an artsy Christmas themed pack)! All new releases are 30% off through Monday!

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Nativity Stamps and bundle!
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After the Super Duper packs, I have had more requests for line art / digital stamp versions of my Nativity doodles than any other! So, here they are! I am working through my older packs making the coordinating stamps, so if there is a particular set you’d like the stamps for please feel free to drop me an email to let me know! The Nativity Stamps are 20% off through Sunday, the extra value Nativity doodle & stamp bundle pack is also available now.

Nativity Stamps by Kate Hadfield

Nativity Bundle by Kate Hadfield