This is AMAZING!

I love to design, don’t you?!

Do you ever get a creative block?

I DO, all the time… It’s kind of frustrating at times.  When I just allow myself to have fun and not worry about the end result, the creative juices just flow.

What helps you break through a creative block? I’d love to hear!

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Here’s my result of just letting it take shape and enjoying my craft time… I made this “AMAZING” card!

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I hope you like it and it inspires you to create. Please do, its rewarding, relaxing and fun~!

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Christmas is Coming!

Christmas, did someone say Christmas?

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I adore Christmas, I am so ready for it to arrive,

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I’ve been singing Christmas Carols with my son, already!

Even though I can’t wait for it to arrive, I still need to prep,

Do you?! Great, let’s make it a party!

 

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Welcome to my Annual Stamp-a-Stack Event!

It’s simple, pick any option, even mix or multiply options. It’s up to you!

Presents Tags- Set E

You can make it together, we supply all materials and supplies you just bring yourself!

Or I can make and bundle your tags or cards and ship them (will includes an additional fee for shipping)

Snow Fun Tags- Set D

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Want details?! Here’s a flyer:

Stamp a Stack Flyer- 2017

Please Note: to attend my class event, the deadline is today Saturday October 28th to register

To Register, contact me

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Double event coming up!

It’s time to party again! 

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I am hosting a dual buffet event, yay!

It’s my most popular event style!

  • Buffets mean you can chose which projects and how many you’d like to make! Its fun & fast!
  • I’ve had several requests to offer a tag and gift class! Thks Lindsay H., Arlene D. & Cheryl F.!
  • Want details, I will outline the easy steps to register for tags & bags portion. Event is Oct 7th
  • Registration for tags ends Monday Oct 2nd at Midnight, hurry & order! Send an email or text.
  • The card buffet is an open house, no need to register. Work at your own pace & bring a friend.

***Note: I will offer 10 sets of each tag set, & a few extra bags/boxes since the registration period is so short, however, if you want to guarantee you get the set you are dying to get, please register and pay ahead of the class. Thanks!

Event Date: Saturday, Oct. 7th

10-noon (Tags & bags portion)

12:30-3pm (Card Buffet)!

Note: Feel free to stay for the card buffet, especially if you still need time to complete your tags!  I can’t wait!!

 

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  1. Green Tags (Christmas)

Step 1:

  • Choose out of 3 tag styles/colors 9notice you get 4 different designs with each set.
  • Get a set of 10 tags for $6.00, please specify quantity & the name seen by photo
  • Tag dimensions: 2″ by 3-1/2″. Twine included to tie to gift! Not seen in photo, oops.

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2. Red Tags (Christmas)

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3. Pink Tags (all occasions)


Step 2:

  • Add cute bags to fill with treats and give out this season!
  • Bag Dimensions: 3″ by 6″. Fits about 10 peppermints well
  • I will offer peppermints to fill your bags, for us busy folks
  • If you have your own idea to fill your bag, that’s great! yay
  • Get 10 bags for only $3.00, includes twine & peppermints

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Step 3:

  • Add mini pizza boxes, assemble the fun design on each box. See photos.
  • You may put the tags inside and gift to neighbors, good idea Arlene Davis.
  • make or buy 3 by 3 cards & envelopes or any treat (they are food safe)!!!
  • Get 8 mini pizza boxes for $15 (includes handmade box decor for all 8)!

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Step 4:

(last step)!

  • Add clear card boxes, fill with 5 handmade cards & envelopes (sold by SU!)
  • Box dimensions: 4-7/16″ by 5-13/16″, attend the card buffet and fill your boxes!
  • You will quickly wrap it with paper, adhere and tie on tags, includes twine to tie.
  • Get 5 boxes for $8.00 only! What a great gift, cards already made to send out!

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That’s a wrap! Haha… I am being pun-nny!

I am confident you will enjoy this event, give it a try! I am here to help! Bring a friend and get a small gift from me!

Not everyone is ready to invest in craft products, & that’s fine with me. I have many friends that only like to come to my classes. That’s wonderful, however, if you are ready, I have a promotion going! Purchase $25 (excluding taxes and shipping), get a handmade prize! You will love it! For an even bigger surprise, make an order of $50 on Oct. 7th.

You can’t make it, no worries, you can still get my prizes by making an order (contact me before the event to qualify). Also, order any of the above 4 sets of items and I will assemble them for a $6 extra charge, this includes my shipping cost to you! Let me know if you can pick them up and we will adjust that price.


I can’t wait to Stamp! I hope I answered all your questions.

Contact me!

 

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Fall into Savings!

It’s Fall!

I can’t believe it!

I just adore the leaves changing and cuddling up in warm blankets!

What do you love about fall?!

 


Here’s a few samples of my Sunflower Card.

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Welcome Fall!!!

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This card features the Painted Harvest Set, which is a 2-step stamp!

Want to know more or attend a class click, contact me!

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I love September,

It’s my Mother’s & my very own Birthday Month!

It’s also time to order from the NEW Fall/Winter Holiday Catalog.

Check out this Video!

 That video is so fun huh?!

You will love to get your hands on the NEW stuff!

How do you get a NEW catalog?

  CLICK HERE!

Happy Fall to you!

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Live Laugh & Love challenge

Welcome!

Easy/Peezy Live, Laugh, Love Card!

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The TGIF Challenge was to use Pool Party, Lemon-Lime Twist, & Crushed Curry!

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I think I crushed it!!! PUN intended!

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Click here to visit TGIF challenges site!

#TGIFC119 Color Combo Pool Party Lemon Lime Twist Crushed Curry

This card features:

  • Pick a Pattern Washi Tape
  • 1/2″ Finely Woven Ribbon
  • Sparkly Emboss Folder
  • Sweet & Sassy Framlits
  • Sheet Notes Background Stamp
  • Layering Love Stamp

Thanks!

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Christmas is coming!

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There’s no snow or lights all a glow just yet! 

However; there are good deals, new product and

a new catalog coming in September!

Redeem- July 2017

Make an order of $50 (before shipping & Tax)

by Monday July 31st 11:59pm and

get $5 coupon to redeem in August!

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Starting in August,

Get the Carols of Christmas stamp set

& Big Shot dies (at a bundled deal)!

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Carols of Xmas Photo Sample

Have you ever thought about being a Demonstrator for Stampin’ Up!

Right now is a great time!  Until Monday July 31st, you can sign up with huge rewards!!!

Click here for the Flyer with details

Join my team!

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Catalog Kick-off Party!

Oh yes!

It’s time to party!

2017-18 Annual Catalog Cover

Celebrate the New Stampin’ Up! Catalog with us!

2017 In color Daisies- Water Mark & Info (Lemon)

The event is Sat. July 29th from 9-11am, Open House style

Lemon Lime Daisy card- Water mark

It will be a blast! Make this card for free, plus a book mark!

2017 In Color Daisy- Watermark

See EXCITING new product and project ideas!

Wood Crate Gift Bag

Even buy discounted retired product from us.

Interested?! Contact me

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Happy Father’s Day!

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 Father’s Day is tomorrow!

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While Scrap booking,

I found this photo of Dan & my son… it melts my heart!!!

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What do you have planned for Father’s Day?

I have something EXTRA special!

DRUM ROLL…

I am having a baby!

I will be induced for Father’s Day.

What a gift for daddy!


I am giving my hubby a

PAPER WALLET CARD!

(Besides a baby, of course!)

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My hubby is always sporting a great wallet!

I first saw a wallet card on Pinterest by Gosia Mackinnon forever ago.

I finally made it! It was so fun, I also made one for my dad with different colors!

I wish I could show you these in person, they’re amazing to open.

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I am entering it into this weeks TGIF Challenge,

especially since I may not be able to do too many challenges, for a bit!

TGIF Challenge 112- Man Card

Click Here to visit TGIF!

Keep reading to see a full tutorial of how to make your guy a Wallet Card!

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First, supplies to gather:

  1. Card Stock (I used Soft Suede, Whisper White and Basic Black)
  2. Designer Series Paper (DSP) (I used the Wood Textures & Coffee Break)
  3. Ink: Soft Suede, Early Espresso, Momento Black ink
  4. Foam Adhesive Strips
  5. Window Sheets
  6. 1-1/4″ Circle Punch & P.L. Corner Punch (retired)
  7. Big Shot: Layering Squares Dies, Little Letters Dies (retired) and 3-D Hexagons Emboss Folder
  8. Heat Tool, Versamark, Emboss Buddy, White Emboss Powder
  9. Stamp Sets: Guy Greetings, Timeless Textures, Love you Sew (retired) & Labeler Alphabet
  10. Gold or Silver Foil Sheets
  11. Tear & Tape
  12. Embellishments (I used Faceted Gems and Urban Underground- retired)
  13. Glue Dots & Dimensionals

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How to make the outside:

  1. Cut card base at 3-1/2″ by 8-1/2″, Score at 4-1/4″ (makes 3 cards per page!)
  2. Distress the wood grain DSP with a sponge and ink. You will have a front piece, back piece and 3-1/4″ strip.
  3. Cut & distress a strip of the wood grain at 3-1/4″ by 4-1/2″.
  4. Your front piece of DSP is cut at 3″ by 4-1/2″. You will score this at 4-1/4″ and glue.
  5. Your back piece is 3-1/2″ by 4-1/4″.
  6. Stamp the stitches or draw them on.
  7. With the Big Shot, emboss your foil sheet with the Hexagons Emboss Folder (use only 1 cutting pad). Tear top and glue to the front.
  8. Cut out your guy’s initials for the back (with foil sheet) & Glue, optional.
  9. Heat emboss your saying on black and use a dimensional to place.
  10. Make the tab to open and close with an scrap of distressed Wood Texture DSP. Cut at 5/8″ by 2-1/4″, round edges with PL Corner Punch (retired).

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How to make the Inside (Photo Frame):

  1. Cut DSP at 3″ by 3-5/8″ and distress.
  2. Cut a window with the Big Shot & Size 1-7/8″ square from Layering Squares Dies.
  3. Add Tear & Tape on all of the inner sides of the back (see photo below) & place Window Sheet (size 2-1/2″ by 2-1/2″).
  4. Cut a photo at 2-1/8″ by 2-1/4″. * note: you may cut many photos & easily slide them in & out for a change.
  5. Add Adhesive strips, *use a photo to place correctly. I added a small amount to the outsides as well.
  6. Adhere.

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How to make the inside: (Note, Money or Gift Card Holder)

  1. Cut DSP at 1-3/4″ by 3-3/4″ & distress. Make sure your gift card will fit.
  2. Use the 1-1/4″ Punch to punch out 1/3rd circle on DSP.
  3. Emboss your saying with white powder on black CS. Add a dimensional.
  4. On the back, add adhesive foam strips to outer edge.
  5. Adhere. Cut a note card out of white CS or place money/gift card.

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That wraps up my photo tutorial!  I’d like to film a YouTube Video in the future as well.

I hope these instructions help you make this fun card.

Our Father’s are special!

Show them some love this weekend!

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