For the month of September we will be celebrating Jillibean Soup's 4th birthday! Did you know... I started the company in 2008 really not knowing much about manufacturing paper? Most of my background is in Food Science. I have a Biology degree and worked for several years in QA and product development... not much to do with paper or embellishments (I can answer any of your questions about processing milk) ;) I've always had a strong desire to do something in the design world - whether it was interior design or product design. I love color (if you couldn't tell). I love working with color. But, I thought I was not able to do any of this without a degree in design... not the case! I have wonderful people working for me that take my ideas and make them work! I'm very proud to say that we made it to our 4th birthday! It's not been easy and I'm very lucky to have a great support system with both my husband and my employees. Thank you also to all of YOU that buy our products!!! We wouldn't be here if it wasn't for YOU!
Enough about that - you want to know what our first contest is? It's a BIRTHDAY CARD contest of course!!!! We want to see your best Jillibean Soup Birthday Cards!
Here are some of my favorites over the last 4 years...
This was the card that brought Kimber McGray and I together :)
Love Mel's card.. did you see "Thank You for Being My Everything" is up in the Silhouette store?
An oldie but a goodie - Becky made this card when all the swirled paper flowers were just starting to come around... love it!
Summer's card still makes me smile - I have the sample :)
Ingrid was a fantastic card maker - I always looked forward to seeing her cards come in for the monthly DT work.
OK, I could walk down memory lane all day! Here's what's up with the Card Contest...
We want to see your best Jillibean Soup BIRTHDAY CARDS!!! You can enter as many times as you want in the month of September! You can enter by posting them on Facebook or by e-mailing them to Kimber (email@example.com) or Jen (firstname.lastname@example.org). We have lots of great prizes to giveaway this month including: Jillibean product, Card Kitchen card kits, Card Kitchen subscriptions, Silhouette gift cards, Scrapfest classes, Card classes, Fat packs... just to name a few.
The winner of the Jillibean Soup Birthday Card Contest will win a 6 month subscription to the Card Kitchen kit club!!!! That's huge!!!!! If you don't know much about our Card Kitchen - check it out here. Our September kit just happens to be a Birthday kit (I think somebody timed that right).
Good luck and start creating!!! We want to see what you've got up your sleeve!
Have a great holiday weekend!