Saturday, October 15, 2016

Designer Series Paper Sale



I have loved all the new papers in the catalog.  This is a really good deal!  I had to take advantage of this before the sale is over.  
Monday, July 25, 2016

Christmas In July


This past weekend, some friends and I got together in my newly designed craft space.  Christmas in July was on everyone's mind.  We were very ambitious and lots of hard work went into making the cards.  Each participant went home with a special gift bag in addition to the cards and gift tags that they made!




Kim looking through some BOGO deals

Diane is working with the Big Shot

Crystal - always doing her own thing.  Very creative

Robin loved her coordinating Gift Tag

Robin also loved the Christmas cards that she made.

Showing us her new creation!

Deana and Diane are all smiles

Deana has some JOY!

New Craft Space

I want to call my new space my studio but that sounds really strange, so for now it doesn't have a name.  My daughter moved to her own place and left me with 2 empty rooms in the house. I decided to put my office space back together as an office and make my daughter's room my new space.  Leave a comment and let me know what  you think.




















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Monday, July 11, 2016

Bonus Days!

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Sunday, July 10, 2016

Christmas In July Classes set

Christmas in July will be Saturday, July 23rd
I will be having 2 classes this day @ $25.00 for each session

Class 1 is from 10:00am to 12:30pm
Class 2 is from 1:00pm to 3:30pm


Note - CARDS FOR EACH SESSION ARE DIFFERENT



This class is designed to help you get started with your Christmas Cards. We will be making 10 easy/medium complexity cards (5 each of 2 designs) with 10 Gift Tags to match (5 each of 2 designs). We will be using the Peace this Christmas Stamp set and the This Christmas Designer Series Paper as shown on pages 26-27 in the 2016 Stampin' Up! catalog.


There will be a free gift if you bring a friend and you will also be able to get this class free with a minimum purchase of Stampin' Up! products.


If you are coming, please RSVP and post a comment to which time you will be coming - Class 1 or 2 OR BOTH


 Click here to see events




Christmas In July Classes set

I will be having 2 classes this day @ $25.00 for each session

Class 1 is from 10:00am to 12:30pm
Class 2 is from 1:00pm to 3:30pm


Note - CARDS FOR EACH SESSION ARE DIFFERENT



This class is designed to help you get started with your Christmas Cards. We will be making 10 easy/medium complexity cards (5 each of 2 designs) with 10 Gift Tags to match (5 each of 2 designs). We will be using the Peace this Christmas Stamp set and the This Christmas Designer Series Paper as shown on pages 26-27 in the 2016 Stampin' Up! catalog.


There will be a free gift if you bring a friend and you will also be able to get this class free with a minimum purchase of Stampin' Up! products.

If you are coming, please RSVP and post a comment to which time you will be coming - Class 1 or 2 OR BOTH


 Click here to see events




Thursday, June 23, 2016

Pears, Strawberries or Lemons? LOVE

I am in LOVE with this stamp set from the new 2016 Stampin' Up! catalog.  I love the new Fruit Stand Suite - Fresh Fruit & Flowers.  I created the same set of cards yesterday with Peaches.  Today is the Pears, a few strawberries and Lemons.  I am always in need of thank you gifts or cards.  I have a treat bag with a set of 5 blank cards and topped off with a thank you tag.  I loved making this so much, Next I am creating something with the Strawberry stamp. 

I love how Stampin' Up1 makes it so easy to coordinate by creating designer specialty paper to go with this stamp set.  It made my choices of colors easy.   Yet again, another reason that I love Stampin' Up!










Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Just Peachy!

If you haven't looked at page 148 and 149 in the new 2016 Stampin' Up! catalog, then you are in for a treat!  I love the new Fruit Stand Suite - Fresh Fruit & Flowers.  I am always in need of thank you gifts or cards.  I decided to make a set of 5 blank cards and gift them in a treat bag with a thank you tag.  I loved making this so much, I am going to make 3 more sets, One Strawberry, One Flower and One Pear.  I may even squeeze a little lemon in there!     And Oh How Cute They Are.  Especially when you pair them with the Fruit Stand Designer Series paper that is shown on page 173 of the catalog. This stamp set would make a great class, don't you think!  If you would like more information on the products used, send me an email and I will send you the list.




Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Only 10 Days Remaining


The Stars have aligned.  Have you made your Wish List from this new catalog?
June is an epic month for You to become a Happy Shopper! That’s right! Every new recruit who joins my team this month will get two FREE stamp sets in their Starter Kit. That’s an added value of up to $104 USD, depending on which stamps you chooses. It’s a pretty big deal since this is the same month that the new catalog came out on June 1st!

Ok Details - If you would like to become a Happy Shopper, All you do is:

1.  Choose $125.00 worth of Products from the New Catalog
2.  Choose 2 FREE Stamp Set you would like to have in addition to #1
3.  Go to this link and Join!Join the Fun and be a Happy Shopper!

There is no obligation after you purchase your new Starter Kit, however, why not stay around to enjoy the 20% discount.  When I joined, I did so just to get the discount on quality products.  I soon found out that I am my own best customer and I definitely enjoy my discount of 20%

Below is an example of a Starter Kit.


Friday, June 17, 2016

Marquee Messages

I am Diggin' this Retro Stamp set Marquee Messages. The retro look of this set is so cool.  Doesn't this just scream "Throw Back". The color combinations helps so much to make this stamp set unique.  Tempting Turquoise, Soft Sky, Melon Mambo and Basic Black.  
Our CEO of Stampin' Up!, Sara Douglass, demonstrated this stamp set at the Stampin' Up! On Stage Convention. We even received this stamp set for free during Prize Patrol at convention. 
The Marquee is stamped in basic black archival ink onto  Whisper white cardstock and then cut out. Then it is stamped again onto Melon Mambo and then again on Tempting Turquoise and cut out the pieces then attached back onto the whisper white stamped image.  The colors of the sign are done with an aqua painter dipped in the lid of an inkpad. Soft sky, tempting turquoise and melon mambo inks were used to color the signage.
The splatter background was done with the Gorgeous Grunge stamp set in tempting turquoise ink onto soft sky cardstock.


Just Look at the close up. The duplication of the BIG White bulbs on Retro Signs was done with Stampin' Up! pearl jewels and they worked out perfectly.
You'll notice that the words and those little starlight things are glossy and shiny... and you are probably wondering how they got that way, since Stampin' Up! has retired the crystal effects... turns out that the Fine Tip Glue Pen works just like crystal effects! It even dries quick AND, it goes on so nicely because of the "fine tip." Fun Fun Fun How about that?  Looks FAB!
Thursday, June 16, 2016

Hostess Perks

Don't you just love getting perks?  Free Stamps? Free Products?  Who doesn't love Free?

Host a card class for me with your friends and I can take care of the rest.  I can provide the make and take cards that will be created, the snacks, I can even provide the place.  

This cute card was created using the Hostess Stamp Set called  "Time of Year".  You can't purchase this set because it is only available to anyone who hosts a party or has an order of $150 or more.

I love this color combination.  Melon Mambo and Basic Black!

Here's a close up of the flower detail. Rhinestone jewels were used in the middle of  the little flowers. The designer series paper is called, "Pop of Pink" and a ties know of Melon Mambo thick bakers twine around the card. - Too Cute!


Products used for this card:

Time of Year Photopolymer Stamp Set #141790 $10.00
Whisper White 8-1/2" X 11" Card Stock #100730 $9.00
Basic Black 8-1/2" X 11" Card Stock #121045 $9.00
Basic Black Archival Stampin' Pad ink #140931 $7.00
Melon Mambo Classic Stampin' Pad ink #126948 $6.50
Pop of Pink Specialty Designer Series Paper #141648 $13.00
Melon Mambo Thick Baker's Twine #141689 $3.50
Rhinestone Basic Jewels #119246 $5.00
Stampin' Dimensionals #104430 $4.00



Wednesday, June 15, 2016

My Whole World

Family.... Webster's Definition is simply a group of people who are related to one another.  To me, family is every thing.  Life is fleeting and it is for this very reason that my family is my WORLD.

Recently, my two young adults and I, went on a road trip from Arkansas to Florida.  Florida is a destination that we have come to in the past and is a very familiar place for us.  Our week was full of fun, shopping, beaching and good food.


My two young adults!  Abbey is 24 and Will is 17.  I am so Blessed.



This is my family!  Thank you Lord for my family.
 For the past 3 family vacations, my son's best friend, Joe has come with us.  Such a wonderful addition to our family vacations.

My Son Will and his best friend, Joe

Thank you for letting me brag a bit.  
Did I mention that I was Blessed?



Baby Bear

This is such an adorable stamp set.  "Baby Bear" is the name of this set and it is so cute. 
Its also a "3 step" stamp set. That means that the stamp is "layered." It is designed this way to add color, detail and dimension. The layers are stamped on top of each other starting with the lightest color of ink and ending with the darkest color.
Bear is stamped in Crumb Cake, Tip Top Taupe and Chocolate Chip ink colors.  There are 3 stamps that make up the bear.  The stamped image is layered on top of each other in the order listed. The bow was stamped in Pink Pirouette and Flirty Flamingo.

To make this cute card,  use Pink Pirouette and Flirty Flamingo as well as Very Vanilla cardstocks. The ribbon is the new Flirty Flamingo ruched ribbon.  The Ruched Ribbon is new this year and is quickly becoming my favorite.

A small "enamel shapes" heart in Pink Pirouette, adds that special touch.  The "Festive" emboss folder gives this card a soft sweet background design. The "Sweet and Sassy" hearts framelits to die cut the Flirty Flamingo heart.
Here is a list of products used.
Baby Bear Photopolymer Stamp Set #141859 $26.00
Very Vanilla 8-1/2" X 11" Card Stock #101650 $9.00
Flirty Flamingo 8-1/2" X 11" Card Stock #141416 $9.00 
Pink Pirouette 8-1/2" X 11" Card Stock #111351 $9.00 
Pink Pirouette Classic Stampin Pad ink #126956 $6.50
Flirty Flamingo Classic Stampin Pad ink #141397 $6.50
Crumb Cake Classic Stampin Pad ink #126975 $6.50
Tip Top Taupe Classic Stampin Pad ink #138325 $6.50
Chocolate Chip Classic Stampin Pad ink #126979 $6.50
Festive Textured Impressions Embossing Folder #141471 $8.50
Sweet & Sassy Framelits Dies #141707  $35.00
Punch Corner Project Life #135346 $8.00
Flirty Flamingo 3/8" Ruched Ribbon #141426 $8.00
Subtles Enamel Shapes #141679 $9.00
Stampin' Dimensionals #104430 $4.00
Paper Snips Scissors #103579 $10.00







Saturday, June 11, 2016

Pink Paradise Party

We had such a fun time.  Pink Paradise Party! We learned a few new things and used the Pop of Paradise Stamp Set and incorporated the Pop of Pink Specialty Designer Series Paper, Think Baker's Twine in Melon Mambo with matching washi tape!.