SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT — Pineapple Plantation

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Aloha, baby!  We are so excited to have PINEAPPLE PLANTATION DESIGNS with us this month.  Personally, I am really excited to have Shauna, the face behind the cool design name, with us this month because I got to learn of another great new-to-me designer!    Part of my goal in having the DIGI FILES every month is to show scrappers some designers they might not know about.  There are SO MANY great designers out there that we tend to get in a rut of using the same ones.  So, I was thrilled when Steph suggested PINEAPPLE PLANTATION.  I looked at her work and was excited to invite her.  She had gorgeous color palettes and fun designs.  She also has a large selection of commercial use items.  But before we get into all of that, let’s see what she created especially for THE DAILY DIGI!

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Isn’t this mini kit SOOO pretty?  I love the rich colors and that red glitter alpha is amazing!  Also, she included a really cool overlay good for commercial and personal use.  So, if you wanted to try an overlay, here is a great way to do it!  You can grab this mini-kit as well as stuff from a bunch of other designers, all for just $5.  Grab it HERE.

Okay, let’s get to know Shauna a bit better!

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Aloha! My name is Shauna Burke-Smith and I’m a proud Army wife and SAHM of three, Brittany 16, Emily 14 and Ethan 9.  After spending 7 years in Hawaii, the Army has recently moved us back to the mainland and to the (currently) VERY CHILLY state of New Jersey! While we all miss Hawaii, the family is enjoying living in Princeton and being so close much closer to our friends and family.

STORE: Pineapple Plantation Designs at Scrap Orchard

BLOG: Pineapple Plantation Blog

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After paper scrapping for years, I finally took a Digital Scrapbooking class online and fell in love immediately!  As I began to learn Photoshop, and simply for the fun of it, I began creating freebies for my fellow classmates and started a blog!  After a couple of months I was asked to join a design team and 3 months after that I opened my own store (ScrapOrchard.com) with good friends Kami Leonard and Melissa Nishi… It’s been one of the most rewarding things I’ve ever done!

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For just over a year now!
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I WISH I were more of a scrapper! I would love to have more time to devote to it honestly, but with three kids, Scrap Orchard to run and my own designs to create I find less and less time to actually scrap 🙁

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Well, honestly I probably spend 1-2 hours a day on my own personal design work, posting in the forums, blogging etc. But if you count the hours I spend as Design Team Lead and as an owner at Scrap Orchard you can probably triple that!

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It seems like my favorite kit is always one of my last kits, so I’d have to say that currently my collaboration with Irene Alexeeva called Seaside Dreams!

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My best selling product are easily my Overlays! I LOVE making them and I’m always getting requests for new ones!
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  • Being married to my best friend… It’s the best!
  • Cuddling with my kids
  • Reading… I’m ALWAYS reading something on my Amazon Kindle!
  • My MacBook Pro – (seriously… I LOVE it!)
  • My Jack Russell Terrier, Kea
  • I know it sounds corny, but spending time with my friends and family… Can’t beat it!
  • Books by Stephanie Meyers
  • Laying on the beach
  • The sounds of a thunder storm
  • Watching Football (the Green Bay Packers to be specific!)
  • Traveling… Anywhere!

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  • Rude, uptight or close-minded people
  • Deadlines (I sooo do not deal with deadlines well! LOL!)
  • That I can’t find Diet Dr. Pepper at ANY restaurants!
  • People who don’t get my sense of humor
  • Mornings… (need I say more?)
  • Great books that are made into bad movies…
  • Having to dress up… For ANY reason!
  • When my teenagers roll their eyes at me (that REALLY bugs me! LOL!)
  • Buying something at full price RIGHT before it goes on sale!
  • Skinny people who can eat anything they want (come on… Be honest… That bugs you too! 🙂


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Let’s now take a look at some of Shauna’s gorgeous designs.  Whether her designs are her own or part of a collaboration, you can count on them being beautiful and easy to use!

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SUNNY SIDE UP (collab with Ziggle Designs)

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AUTUMN BLOSSOMS (collab with Amanda Heiman)

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And here are a few of her amazing commercial use items…

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Thanks so much, Shauna, for being a part of THE DAILY DIGI this month.  I love finding great new-to-me designers!  We are so happy to have you be with us this month and we hope that someother people found out about all the amazing stuff in your shop at Scrap Orchard.

{As a THANK YOU to THE DAILY DIGI readers, Shuana is giving a HUGE COUPON!}

Good for 50% off anything in my store! DAILYdigiPPD50 (good from February 7th through February 12th)

She also has a commercial use grab bag coming out on February 13…so if you are looking for some great CU deals, be sure to check it out!

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