There are some products that just seem born to be used in amazing scrappy and story-centric ways.  You know the kinds of unique elements that add THE perfect touch to your story?   And there are some designers who are positively gifted with this kind of creativity.  Jacque Larsen is just that kind of creative force.  Her products are fun and full of unique energy.  And because she creates them with her own hands, with real life paper, they provide a fantastic sense of realism to pages that I just adore and that totally satisfies my love for paper-y goodness .

I was just talking about the awesomeness of photo-less scrapping.  Highlighting, among other things, just how photo-less scrapping & theme-centric, unique products are Made For Each Other…and I can’t tell you how many times I found *just* what I was looking for in Jacque’s store.  She creates AMAZING products, both “theme-y” and more general and without fail they bring out the best in my pages and they are just the kind of products I was talking about…they can be put to use so beautifully in photo-less scrapping.

Here are a few of my most favorite Jacque products:


I am SO SO thrilled to present a special blog giveaway today sponsored by Jacque.  She is generously offering a $10 gift certificate to her store to one lucky commenter.

I would be willing to bet that you will find something dozens of somethings that endear you in Jacque’s store which is FULL of unique hand-painted and pieced paper pieces.  And to enter, that’s all you need to do.  Simply take a peek in her store, wander around a bit and come back here to share the name of one of your favorite Jacque products.  Or if you happen to know the name of a favorite off the top of your head, that’s wonderful too!

To increase your chances of winning, you can tweet this contest and/or post on Jacque’s wall FB group wall telling her how much you agree with me and think she’s made of awesome, lol!  Just come back to share a separate comment with the link to your tweet or letting me know you showered the love.  🙂

You have until 8pm PST Monday 9 May to enter.  Lots of luck!!

37 Comments on brought to you by the letter J {a giveaway}

  1. Mer/Marie
    May 5, 2011 at 5:43 pm (7 years ago)

    I’ve been a fan of Jacque’s for years. Just looking at her site, a few favs shine out at me…Ihope kit, happiness is kit, and the a bit drippy papers. Thanks for the chance.

  2. Teresa
    May 5, 2011 at 6:26 pm (7 years ago)

    Ooh, I love her designs! Especially SleepPea Princess…I have to do a layout with that someday!

  3. Laurel
    May 5, 2011 at 6:34 pm (7 years ago)

    I love her spring type alpha. Super cute!

  4. Lisa Sailors
    May 5, 2011 at 7:58 pm (7 years ago)

    only a couple of my faves …Love the Frog Legs and Zoo crew!! 🙂 her pieces are all fabulous!

  5. Claire
    May 5, 2011 at 8:03 pm (7 years ago)

    Jacque is not only super duper talented, but also super sweet. Totally **heart** her.

  6. Glory
    May 5, 2011 at 8:42 pm (7 years ago)

    I love her doddle papers. Thanks for the chance <3

  7. Erica B
    May 5, 2011 at 10:22 pm (7 years ago)

    I love her circus alpha, pretty ponies and many more!

  8. Lynnette
    May 5, 2011 at 10:50 pm (7 years ago)

    So many things I love (and already own!). My current favorite is the scouting bundle.

  9. Lynnette
    May 5, 2011 at 10:51 pm (7 years ago)

    Tweeted — LRaeWoo2

  10. Michelle Huegel
    May 6, 2011 at 6:25 am (7 years ago)

    I love Jacque’s painted alpha and the “10 Things” number pack, and all the collabs! I love the unique feel Jacque adds to collab kits!

  11. Aleena
    May 6, 2011 at 7:49 am (7 years ago)

    Wow, everything of Jacque’s is so unique and cute! I really love her paper dolls & also her LDS Clipart!

  12. Deb
    May 6, 2011 at 7:50 am (7 years ago)

    Love this product, I’ve never seen her work before it’s incredible. I had a terrible time choosing my favourite but i have to say I really like Kinder Notes and Frosty Angel and Ballet Shoes (can you tell I have lots of girls)
    beautiful beautiful work….
    thanks for sharing

  13. Elaine
    May 6, 2011 at 9:59 am (7 years ago)

    Jacque’s products are new to me! Wow! I love her style. I enjoy looking through her store. So many goodies!! I have a wish list now. 😉 I think my favorite is Snip Snip.

  14. Elaine
    May 6, 2011 at 10:01 am (7 years ago)

    I wrote on Jacque’s FB wall!

  15. deborah
    May 6, 2011 at 8:44 pm (7 years ago)

    OMGosh, I don’t know where to begin, I luv her alphas, and papers, and all the fun doodly stuff too! I guess my favorite would be the newest product I added to my collection just the other day, ‘Fiesta,’ for Cinco de Mayo, it’s all great!

  16. Amy Hoogstad
    May 6, 2011 at 9:22 pm (7 years ago)

    I am a big fan of Jacque’s alphas – I just bought Happy Alpha 🙂 Thanks for the chance!

  17. Cammy
    May 7, 2011 at 11:36 am (7 years ago)

    I love Jacque’s designs. Happy National Scrapbooking Day 🙂

  18. karen c.
    May 7, 2011 at 12:59 pm (7 years ago)

    We were supposed to pick a dozen favorites, right? My favorite is Groovy Guitars. But I also really love the Zoo Crew and Wild Rumpus and Alphabet Zoo and and and…

  19. Rebecca
    May 7, 2011 at 5:55 pm (7 years ago)

    I think my favorite thing would be her SleepPea Princess kit – so cute!

  20. Karyn A.
    May 9, 2011 at 10:25 am (7 years ago)

    I love the Do My Duty Collab….my third of three boys will receive his arrow of light on Thursday and then my cub scout days will be done. I’m having a bit of bittersweetness at the moment. Thanks for the opportunity.

  21. Melissa
    May 9, 2011 at 10:50 am (7 years ago)

    Those critters in Zoo Crew are just the cutest!

  22. SandyPie
    May 9, 2011 at 10:52 am (7 years ago)

    oh my, you had me at “Pretty Ponies”!!!

  23. Sarah
    May 9, 2011 at 3:52 pm (7 years ago)

    I just picked up Grower’s Market this weekend and have already used it on a layout. Thanks so much for the chance for more of Jacque’s goodies.

  24. Rachel R
    May 9, 2011 at 4:14 pm (7 years ago)

    I love Jacque’s stuff. I own most of it already, but I don’t have 10 things yet and I would love that!

  25. Cheryl
    May 9, 2011 at 6:33 pm (7 years ago)

    There are quiet a few items I like from here store. But the alph the typewriter is one of my fav’s

    Thanks for the chance to play 🙂
    Cheryl aka nativescrapper


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