Friday, March 07, 2008

Help us pick the winning Purse Design! And win some cool prizes.

Five designers were given a PURSuE Your Art! Changeable art purse
and a Kitchen Sink Stamp Set.
Here are the fabulous designs they came up with.
You can only vote for one!

Julie Masse - 3 Step Holly & Mistletoe Stamp Set

Rebecca Olehlers - Pretty Petals Stamp Set


Tracy Durcan - Playful Christmas Stamp Set

Nicole Cooke - 3 Step Daisy Stamp Set

Erika Martin - Pretty Petals Stamp Set

PURSuE Your Art! Changeable art purse along with Kitchen Sink Stamps have teamed up for a "designer purse" contest.
Five women from the Kitchen Sink Design team were chosen to come up with a unique purse design, using a PURSuE Your Art! Changeable art purse and a set of Kitchen sink stamps. You get to vote for the best design.
Just leave a comment and your name will be put into a drawing to win our new one pocket style purse, the purse design that gets the most votes will determine which Kitchen Sink Stamp set will be given away.

Voting ends Friday, March 14th. A random number will be picked for the winner.

So please don’t forget to come back to see if you won!

The winner has until Monday, March 17th (Midnight EST), to claim their prize. After this date, another winner will be selected.

Good Luck everyone and remember your comment is your vote!

Want to design your own purse? Order today at http://www.pursueyourart.com/

155 comments:

larue said...

I love all of them and think the designers did a wonderful,wonderful job, the the one I would like to vote for is Rebecca Olehler's Pretty Petals.

Terri H said...

They are all so gorgeous! Hard to choose just one, but Iam going with Erika Martin's Pretty Petals...love the colours she has used.

Dragonlady said...

ITs hard to vote cause all of thiem are great, they all did a great job, but I will vote and it is for..Rebecca Olehlers - Pretty Petals Stamp Set
Brenda

Robin (Tqmnurse) said...

It's hard to choose just one as they are all fabulous....but I really LOVE Erika Martin's....great job everyone!

Lisa C. said...

tough choices. I have to choose:
Nicole Cooke - 3 Step Daisy Stamp Set

As I love the bright colors she used on it, reminds me that spring will come eventually!

Jackie said...

Everyone did a wonderful job - I cast my vote for Rebecca Olehlers.

Ghazal(ghazal_31005@yahoo.com) said...

They all did a great job, all of the purses are fabulous. I love Tracy Durcan's Playful Christams ... love the colors she has used.

Monica said...

WoW! Everyone did a wonderful Job on these purses!!! I am gonna have to say though that Erika Martains puse is my"FAVORITE"! I just like the colors she used!

mimihas5 said...

Wow! All of these women did a beautiful job making thier purses.This was a tough choice for me but I have chosen Pretty petals by Erika Martin.

Mary

Wendy Rivard said...

I have to agree with everyone - that all the designers did a fabulous job - but I think my fave is from Erika Martin - probably because I'm partial to that blue!!

papertreasures said...

I vote for Julie Masse - 3 Step Holly & Mistletoe Stamp Set, but I love them all!

Donna

Jennifer (SCS: jennifer-g) said...

Love them all! If I have to pick one it's Pretty Petals by Erika Martin.

Sequana said...

Erika Martin's Pretty Petals is my choice. But they are all just beautiful.

Anonymous said...

Really all of the purses are amazing!! My favorite is Nicole Cooke's Daisy purse. I like the bright colors and pattern she created.
-Lena Altman

samgirl said...

They look great! but I'd have to choose
Erika Martin's Pretty Petals

Molly B said...

my vote is for Julies 2 step holly purse. They are all very cool though. Great job everyone. -Molly B

Karen said...

look awesome! I will have to vote for Erika Martin's PP purse- esp since blue is my fav color!

Denise... said...

They're all beautiful. How does one choose? Eenie, Meenie, Miney, Moe??? I think Erica's!!

Angelartistok said...

Wonderful designs. I love Nicole Cooke's 3 step daisy design the best.

Ruth C.

Jen said...

I absolutely love Erika Martin's purse. Great job

Jen said...

It was a hard decision since all of them are just gorgeous. But since you can only vote for one I vote for Erica Martin's Pretty Petals.

Donna said...

they're all great but my favorite is Nicole Cooke's bright color 3- Step Daisy purse!

Maureen said...

I hate to have to pick just one, but since I must... Erika Martin's purse is my favorite. I love her choice of colors, all the bling, and that awesome background really shows off the versatility of the set.

Heather said...

Hard choice but Erika Martin's pretty petal purse was my favorite!

broni (waterchild12) said...

They are all so pretty but I love Erika's Pretty Petals purse.

Anonymous said...

I like Erika's the best but actually it's a hard choice to make but yes Erika's would be my winner.
Jeanine

HeyHeyPaula said...

What a difficult decision. I like them all, but I think I like Erika's best.

Diane said...

I love Rebecca Olehlers - Pretty Petals Stamp Set. Although they are all great, this is my fave.

Diane

Jessica said...

My favorite card is the Holly and Mistletoe stamped purse, by Julie Masse.

Stampndragon said...

Wow, this was a toughie as I love them all - but I kept going back to Julie's so I'd have to say -Julie Masse - 3 Step Holly & Mistletoe Stamp Set. I hope I win so I can make my own.

Anonymous said...

Wow, that is quite a challenge you have given us. Picking just one is hard but I love Julie Massey 3 step holly and poinsetta!! THanks for the chance to win! Denise Bennett

Paula said...

I Love Love Love Nicole Cooke's Daisy Stamp Set. She picked nice and bright colors. My kinda gal.

mudmaven said...

I really love Nicole's bright and cheery daisies. Thanks. ~chris

Cindy said...

I vote for Erika Martin - Pretty Petals Stamp Set. ~Cindy Keery

Erin said...

Gotta Love Tracy Durcan - Playful Christmas Stamp Set

Jana Weaver said...

I Love them all, and it's a tough choice between Julie's Mistletoe purse and Erica's petal purse...but I think I'll have to say Erica's Petal purse. Great job ladies!!!

Susi said...

Have to vote for Julie's neat job. Those 3-step stamps are killers and the Purse is adorable.

Rosie said...

Although I do think the ladies have all done a great job, I adore Erika's purse - it's so folksy and perfect for any day of the week/year!! Good luck Erika!

Cheri said...

I think all the purses are beautiful, but if I HAVE to pick one, I guess it would be Rebecca Olehler's Pretty Petals.

Lois E. said...

All the desiner's did a wonderful job. I vote for Julie Masse with the 3-step Holly and Mistletoe.

Great Job!

Anonymous said...

They are all very lovely so how does one choose. If you are making me choose one I will have to pick Rebecca Olehlers - Pretty Petals Stamp Set. I love the rich colours that were used and I see alot of different creations with this set.

Amy said...

Im voting for Tracy Durcan's! I love the colors she selected - looking at her creation just makes me happy.

All the designers are so talented - they are all winners!

Pat said...

Pretty Petals by Erika Martin is my choice, but I have to tell you...I love them all! Congrats to all the designers for their original, wonderful designs.

Pat (Just4fun2 on SCS)

Josee Smuck said...

They are all wonderful!!! My favourite is Erika Martin's.
thanks! Josee

Nikki Bond said...

They are all gorgeous but my fav would have to be Nicoles! Love those pink flowers! {SMILES}

sgc said...

They are all really pretty, but my favorite is Julie masse's 3 step holly and Mistletoe Stamp Set. this would be wonderful to win!
Sandye

Evelyn said...

The purses are all great, but I must vote for Nicole Cooke's 3 step daisy. I'm a PINK girl ... and that purse would be perfect for spring and summer wear.

Chrissy said...

All of them are gorgeous. After some long debating I would choice Julie Masse's.

JenC said...

they are all so great!! I LOVE how Rebecca Olehler used embossing folders to add additional texture along with her Pretty Petals stamps. And the colors are fantastic too

BTW - only Rebecca Olehler's and Erika Martin's pictures are clickable so that you can get a closer/enlarged view. :o(

Mary A said...

Wow! They are all so beautiful! I'll cast my vote for Erika Martin's creation. Stunning!

Faith B. said...

Hard decision to make. I would have to say my favorite is 3 Step Holly & Mistletoe Stamp Set. All are nice.

Karin said...

Nicole Cooke - 3 Step Daisy Stamp Set

It was a horse race--but she wins by a nose cuz I love pink!

Scrapin'Sue said...

I choose Erika Martin's purse done with the pretty petals stamps. She chose awesome colors that are classic!

wsdanielson said...

Gosh, this is hard because they are all so pretty but the 3 Step Daisy has to be my very favorite but just by a nose.

Sheri

Anonymous said...

All the designers did an awesome job!! My favorite is Julie Masse - I love the vintage feel of this set!
Bev Hammack
(Rette Mom)

Julie (Joypup on SCS) said...

Oh, this was tough. Ultimately, I choose Nichole's -- she could use a lot more attention ;^)*

Erika -- yours was a very close second, though!

Congrats to you all -- just lovely!

Anonymous said...

This is hard how can we narrow it to one - they are all gorgeous. I would pick Erika Martin's Pretty Petals.
BethMak
bam7679@sbcglobal.net

Darlene L said...

I have to choose just one? They are all fabulous! I am voting for Erika's, it's my favorite color. Darlene

Anonymous said...

I'm an old-fashioned kinda girl! Julie Masse's more traditional looking Christmas purse speaks to me!
Sandy
stampinsan@mac.com

Cathy M said...

WOW all of them are PRICELESS! I would love to have a chance to win this AWESOME candy. It would be so much FUN to be able to make one of my very own. I just love all of them, but I can only pick one of them. I am going to vote for....
Rebecca Olehler's Pretty Petals.
Thanks for a chance.

Tejal said...

I loved Erika Martin's pretty petals purse..
Its just classy! The best..My vote for Erika Martin.
Close up would be Nicole's purse..

Tina Suzan said...

Talk about a HARD decision!!! They're all soooo nice. My vote will go to Nicole Cooke's daisy purse...Bright and cheerful and looks ready for SPRING....YEAH!!!!

Sharon in NE said...

Tough choice! All great designs! I guess...Erika Martin

Alexandra said...

Wow! They are all beautifully done, but if I have to pick one, it would be Julie's 3 step Holly and Mistletoe - love it!

*STAMPIN HUGS* Alex

maria @ kitchen sink said...

I am leaving this comment for SUE who is having trouble getting throught to post.

This is really tough. I would have to say that I vote for Pretty Petals by Erika Martin. I love the blues and the background paper. great job ladies and thank you for the chance to win too
Sue R
Kelowna, BC

Anonymous said...

I really loved the pretty petals design by Erika Martin.
I would carry that purse in a minute.

Kathy Buffandeau

Rae said...

What a HARD choice!
I finally narrowed it down to Julie's and Erica's. I LOVE the color scheme in Julie's but I think I have to go with Erica's because I love all that BLING!
ALL FIVE ARE AWESOME...Great job ladies!

twinks said...

They are all wonderful - my favorite is Nicole Cooke's!

Anonymous said...

They all did a wonderful job, but Erika Martin's purse is my favorite! I just love everything about it.
Thanks, Karen U

Janette said...

They were all nice, but 2 of them were for my taste....I will vote for

Nicole Cooke - 3 Step Daisy Stamp Set

Janette Metso

dragonfairie said...

It is a hard choice, but I vote for Pretty Petals - good luck!

Kristy C said...

I vote for Erika Martin's purse-that is my favorite one :)

Anonymous said...

All the designs are wonderful, but my favorite is Erika Martin's Pretty Petal Stamp Set.
Thank you

Diane said...

They are all gorgeous but I would have to pick Erika Martin's as my favourite.

Kathy Ann said...

All are beautiful. I would have to say that Erika Martin's Pretty Petals is my favorite. Just wonderful colors & sparkles.

Sandi said...

Love Julie Masse it is soooo stylish...wtg Julie

Caroline K. said...

Absolutley, Nichole's Pink purse. I have the shoes to match.

Christine said...

My name is Chrissy and I'm a purseaholic!
They are all beautiful but my fave is Erika Martin - Pretty Petals. I love her color choices!

Hilmarose said...

Erika Martin - Pretty Petals Stamp Set LOVE these colors!!!!!!

Ladybear said...

Wow, this are all great! Such a hard vote to cast. But my fave is the blue one by Erika Martin.
Everyone did a wonderful job!

~Lana B.~ said...

Ooops, left my comment over at kitchen sink stamps first. My bad. :D
My vote usually goes to anything pink but this time, I've gota go w/ stamp mama, Erika's design. Absolutely beautiful!!!!!!!
Thanks for the inspiration!!!
~Lana B~

Anne said...

They are all nice but I vote for Erica!

Thanks,
Anne

sandllr said...

I love them all but I vote for Julie Masse.

lisa808 said...

Wow--they are all gorgeous. But, since I have to choose one, it is Nicole's. It jumped out at me and said, 'Spring is here!' Besides, I love the pink flowers.

Michelle Woerner (sf9erfan) said...

They are all so cute! I vote for Nichole Cook's purse. -michelle

Melodye said...

3. Melodye Cunningham | March 7, 2008 at 7:09 pm
What a unique idea. I really love the blue in Erika Martin’s purse. The color and print gives it a vintage look while still being very practical in size. Thanks for this opportunity and good luck to all the entrants. You are all amazingly talented women.

Regina said...

They are all wonderful designs!!
My favorite is Julie Masse's purse - 3-step Holly and Mistletoe.
Thanks for the chance to win!

Heather said...

They are all cute, but I think Tracy's appeals to me the most. I just love those trees and really like the colors she chose. The buttons are a nice addition too!

Anonymous said...

I have to vote for Julie Masse. These were all wonderfully done but i just couldn't take my eye off of the 3 step holly and mistletoe.

Tracy

SusanH said...

I'd like to vote for Erika Martin's - love that design!

Jessie/knightrone said...

I think Erika Martins is to die for!!! Thanks for the chance to win!!

Maria Jesus said...

i love all of them, very nice, now i have to choose for one and that it's for Julie Masse - 3 Step Holly & Mistletoe Stamp Set

Maria Jesus

Catherine said...

All are great but I choose Erika Martin - Pretty Petals Stamp Set


Catherine

Anita said...

Wow, it was a tough decision but I finally chose: Nicole Cooke - 3 Step Daisy Stamp Set.

http://stampinwithanita.com/

Anonymous said...

My vote goes to 3 Step Daisy by Nicole Cooke.
/Tina F.

Belas Creating Place said...

I love them all but I am partial to blues and Ericka Martin created a beautiful purse with just enough blue to make it stand out.
Thanks for the opportunity and good luck to our purse ladies.
Bela
belascreatingplace.blogspot.com

Char- said...

It came down to two and Erika Martin - Pretty Petals Stamp Set won.

Jana M in Kodiak, AK said...

Wow, so hard to choose. I love Becky's!

Jayne said...

These are all so wonderful, but my favorite is Rebecca Olehler's. What fun!

Linda SS said...

Erika Martin used my favorite color with rhinestones, my favorite embellishment. It's like she designed her purse with me in mind:) As lovely as they all are, Erika has my vote.

Angie in AZ said...

These are all fabulous and it was a toss up for me but I think I'm going with the last one "happy, happy, happy". Even though I'm not a flashy, girly girl, the rhinestones got me. I see a lot of work in the piece so that's the one that gets my vote!

Primitive Seasons said...

They're all lovely but my vote goes to Ericka Martin. Love the color and the paper and stamps she chose.
Mary P.

Erika M. said...

I really like Julie's 3 step holly purse.

QueenPam said...

i love Nicole Cook's use of the 3 step daisey. I vote for her entry. Queen Pam

Cheryl said...

They are all gorgeous, but I'll vote for Julie. What a great holiday purse!
Cheryl

Anonymous said...

They're all beautiful, but my vote is for the gorgeous one by Julie.

leenda said...

Fantastic job by all of the designers! My choice is Rebecca's Pretty Petals.

postal orphan said...

They're all wonderful, but my fav has got to be Erika's - love the colors and the stamps!

myownplace said...

I LOVE Rebecca Olehlers - Pretty Petals Stamp Set Purse! She used my favorite colors, too!

Kelly Jo said...

love them all, but I have to say that Erica's is my most favorite

Karen Marie said...

They are all very beautiful... nice work! My favorite is Erika Martin's.

Art Jewels by Sharon said...

All are awesome! I would have to pick Erika's. Love the cool colors!

maria @ kitchen sink said...

I am leaving this comment for:


Susan Mezias | March 9, 2008 at 7:21 am

Can’t I vote more than once?! I’ll go with Julie Masse cause I love Christmas things!

*Birgit* said...

What a tough choice to make! My vote goes to Erika Martin's Pretty Petals, as I love the colors she used.

L8ybug2 said...

They have all done such a beautiful job. These are all just fantastic! Great work ladies. I love the colors Erika Martin used so I'm going to go with that one...
Rita

Kandi said...

I vote for Erika Martin

I love her choice of colors.

They were all beautiful and it was hard to choose so it finally came down to the colors.

Kandi

septemberose said...

Pretty Petals it is !

cj said...

Wow...it is so tough. These purses are beautiful! I have to say though, I loved the colors that Erika Martin used, so I'm going to vote for that one.

Great job ladies!

Anonymous said...

betz61: I love anything pink so Nicole is my winner. I think everyone did a super job and had it been closer to christmas would have to pick the pointsetta one.

Kitty Mom said...

So hard to choose a favorite, but I'll pick Rebecca Olehlers - Pretty Petals Stamp Set. Thanks for the great blog candy!

Shaz said...

Everyone has made a fantastic job of these and it is hard only being able to vote for one winner. My vote goes to Erika Martin - Pretty Petals Stamp Set. I love the colours Erika has used.

Becky said...

They were all very nice, but I like Nicole Cooke's 3 Step Daisy. Very pretty and so spring-like.

Elaine said...

These are great purses! My vote is for the 3 step daisy purse by Nicole Cooke.

Aznewmom said...

They are all so pretty.
However, my fave is Rebecca Olehlers - Pretty Petals Stamp Set.

(Please forgive if this accidently posts more than once. I'm having problems w/blogger. grrrrrrr!)

Cheers,
Stacy

Catherine said...

Wow, they are all so pretty, but I would have to say that Julie Masse's purse my favorite :)

Gina Wrona said...

My vote is for:

Erika Martin - Pretty Petals Stamp Set


However, I love them all! Great Job!

Nardi said...

They all did so well but my favourite get's my vote which is: Erika Martin - Pretty Petals Stamp Set.

Now Stampin said...

Love them all and it is hard to pick a winner but I would say the one I kept referring back to was Tracy Durcan Playful Christmas set. Thanks so much for all of the inspiration and great talents!

al_silver2 said...

all of the designers are so talented, but if I had to pick one, it would have to be Erika's...the colours and the geometric pattern she created are striking!

maria @ kitchen sink said...

This comment - vote is from

Diana L
They are all beautifully done but I had to pick Erica Martins design over all. Great job ladies but Erica's my choice.

Gailanne said...

My fav is Julie Masse's 3-Step Holly and Mistletoe purse.

Cindy Vernon said...

My favorite is Erika martin's Pretty Petals but they all really are lovely!

Beth M said...

They're all great but I think my favorite is Erika Martin's Pretty Petals.

Cindy said...

As pretty as they all are, I like Erika Martin's pretty petals the best. Not too over the top. Just pretty!

Mom22RedHeads said...

As hard as it is to pick one, I will pick Julie's. Thanks.

Cheri Mosgrove said...

I love, love, love Julie's purse!

Another Loock Creations said...

I can't choose them all so I will have to choose Nichole Cooke. I love the vibrant colors!

Shutterbug said...

I Love the one by Julie Masse. I think the colors are so festive yet not overbearing.

Brooke said...

This is hard-but I looked over them closely and I'm drawn to Erika Martin. They are all very well done.

Gaby Goerne said...

Everyone are so pretty, but i really like it Erika Martin!!

Rebecca said...

My vote is for Erika Martin's Pretty Petals. Understated and still eyecatching. Good job.

-Bec

S said...

Nicole Cooke and the Daisy stamp set are my favorite.

Anna Sigga said...

These bags are all fabulous but I thikn my fav is Erika Martin - Pretty Petals Stamp Set!!

These stampable bags are too darn cute!!

Debbie/StudioBeeCreations said...

NOT FAIR!!!....Each is a work of art!...I am drawn to the Pretty Petals by Erika Martin.....my favorite colors!!....and I LOVE her bling!

Judy said...

they are all wonderful, so it was hard to pick one, but I'm going with

Rebecca Olehlers - Pretty Petals Stamp Set

Anonymous said...

They certainly are all so fabulous but my vote goes to Julie Masse!

Thanks

Cassie MIller
saraopalsmom@insightbb.com

Sarah Moore said...

I don't think I can vote... I know and love ALL these girls AND their purses!!!!

Shabby Cottage Studio said...

Goodness, they are all so pretty but I'm voting for Erica, I love the sophistication of her purse. Everyone gets an A+++++

sistersoftheart said...

It is really hard to choose just one but I like Rebecca's colors & use of different designs. And I absolutely LOVE the purse idea!!

The Feathered Nest said...

OK, this purse idea is amazing!!!! I love Erica Martin's best I believe but they all are so wonderful!!! xxoo, Dawn

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Soniadel said...

All are really nice purses, but I vote for Julie Masse

Sonia

Sherry ~ Cherie ~ ms. herbes de provence said...

I found you through Gail Schmidt and I think these purses are incredible!! My vote goes to Julie Masse -- I think they are are wonderful, but Julie's just captured my eye and kept it!

Evidence of an Artistic Life said...

These are wonderful! Great purses-they are all winners. I do love Rebecca Olehlers - Pretty Petals Stamp Set. Hard to choose, though!

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