Planner Love // Summer Planner Stickers!

Have you missed my planner posts?! If you follow me on Instagram, you’ve probably seen some of my planner sharing, but I can’t even believe how busy life has been! I’ve missed posting on the blog and sharing with the blogging community! How are you all doing?

I’ve been busy with my girls, my photography and making beautiful planner stickers! I thought it would be fun to share what I’ve been creating, in case you haven’t popped over to my Etsy shop lately! I’ve hit some pretty awesome milestones lately, which are super exciting!

  • I was thrilled to have my 1,000th Etsy sale a couple months ago…and now I’m almost at 1,500 sales!
  • I’ve received over 500 reviews – with my average being 5 (out of 5) stars 😀
  • I was a vendor at the Marion Smith Planner Meetup in Anaheim with over 200 planner girls in attendance! They were super sweet and I’m thrilled to see my stickers popping up in lots of beautiful planners all over the world!
  • I’m part of the July Planner Addict Box and designed an exclusive sheet for those fabulous planner girls!

I have quite a few fabulous summer collections in the shop right now, including “Urban Chic” “Summer Chic” and “Beach Life” – can you pick a favorite?

URBAN CHIC collection features bold black & white stripes, colorful flowers with perfect lavender, turquoise and orange tones! And the quotes are all spiritual, perfect for bible journaling and keeping those lovely reminders in our planners!

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SUMMER CHIC collection also features bold black & white stripes (I kinda fell in love with the look!), colorful watermelon, flamingos, cocktails, ice cream, flip flops and more in fun bold and bright summer colors!

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BEACH LIFE collection features mermaids, flip flops, sea shells and more on perfect summer colors in teal, coral, yellow and green!

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I hope you pop on over to the Etsy shop and check out the entire collections – this is just a teeny tiny taste as there are way too many to post here! I’d love to send some happy mail your way soon! And here’s a coupon code if you’d like to save some money, or add more stickers to your cart! Use code BLOGLOVE15 to save 15% off $15+ purchase at www.ClickyChickCreates.etsy.com – good through the end of the month, June 30, 2016, 11:59pm Eastern Time.

As always, thanks for stopping by my little colorful spot on the web! Have a joyful, creative, blessing filled day! And make sure you’re on the Clicky Chick Creates email list so you don’t miss a thing! Sign up here!

Live (and plan) creatively!
xoxo,
/c

PS. Don’t forget to use code BLOGLOVE15 to save 15% off $15+ purchase at www.ClickyChickCreates.etsy.com – I’m sure you’ll find some goodness for your 2016 planning! But hurry – coupon code expires soon – happy shopping!

Connie Hanks Photography // ClickyChickCreates.com // Adventures in soccer

Adventures of a new Soccer Mom

Connie Hanks Photography // ClickyChickCreates.com // Adventures in soccerI honestly never thought I’d have the title of “Soccer Mom” but I do indeed! Both of my girls started soccer this season for the first time ever. Their first games were this past Saturday and both my girls did fantastic!

My 5-year old baby is on the “Mighty Mermaids” and I have to say all these little girls are just so adorable! They played their hearts out in some pretty high heat. They did amazing, scoring several goals and getting a great feel for the game.

Part of the first weekend of games includes “Opening Day” – including team photos, food booths, soccer gear and accessories vendors, games, and overall family fun. Oh, and a team banner competition!

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Yes, yours truly made the “Mighty Mermaids” banner! When I heard a “banner” was needed for the team, I honestly envisioned the type of banners I make, like the ones here, here or here. So I offered to help out. Shocked is putting it mildly when I found out it would be a 5′ by 3′ banner, and either vinyl or felt. Say wha…? I was thinking cute paper!

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So after a little coaching from a seasoned-soccer-banner-making-mom on my 7-year olds team, I headed to Joann’s for fabric (felt), fabric glue, and puffy paint, then headed to Home Depot for PVC and rebar. It took a couple of fairly dedicated days to get it done, but I love the way it came out and we won 2nd place! Woot woot!

So there you have it… the start of my adventures as a (new) soccer mom 🙂 We made a deal with the girls to commit to the full season, but we’ll see where we go from here! One game down and a full season to go… Wish us luck!

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Photo Tip: If you’re planning to photograph kid sports, be sure to use a telephoto / zoom lens. You’ll get greater variety in your photos, from wide shots getting all the action, to close ups zeroing on their cute faces! I used Canon 60D with Tamron 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 for these soccer shots!

As always, thanks for stopping by. Have a joyful, creative, blessing filled day! Make sure not to miss any future posts by signing up for the Clicky Chick Creates email list here! You’ll get a great little freebie download as my thank you 🙂

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Live creatively!
xoxo,
/c

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PS. To check out other adventures, head over to the Daily Post “Adventures” photo challenge! Curious for more? Check out my previous photo challenge entries!