Sunday, March 31, 2013

Happy Easter

This little Easter Bunny is flying high 

to bring Easter Blessings to my Friends and Family.

I love the new Cloudy Day embossing folder on page 28 of the Spring Catalog.
I hope it finds it's way into the new Annual Catalog.

Supplies Used:

Cardstock: Neutrals Collection (whisper white), Subtles Collection 
Ribbon: Stitched Pleated Ribbon (retired.  Found on the Clearance Rack for $1.39.  While supplies last.  The Clearance Rack is a fabulous place to find bargains galore!  Check back often as new items are added often.  Supplies are limited so if you see something you would like, don't wait!)

As always,
These products can be ordered in my online store, 
using the links I have provided, 
* 24/7 * 
and will be delivered direct to your door!

If you prefer for me to place your order for you, 
simply give me a call and I will do that for you!

Happy Easter Blessings to you All!

Saturday, March 30, 2013

With Deepest Sympathy

My Mom called me the other day to let me know that her Uncle Paul had passed away.  
I did not know him that well but I have fond memories of spending time at their cabin on the lake as a little girl.  My Mom was very close to him and her Aunt Hazel.  They are together again now and he is at peace and pain free.  He will be greatly missed - especially by his Daughter and caregiver for many years, Paula.  This card is for her and I hope it brings her some comfort and peace as she mourns.

Stamp set: Thanks for Caring (retired)
Cardstock: Pink Pirouette, Sahara Sand,Whisper White
Ink: Sahara Sand, Soft Suede
Tools, Etc: Labels Collection Framelits, Festive Piercing Pack, Piercing tool, Big Shot, Whisper White Taffeta Ribbon, Dimensionals.

Friday, March 29, 2013

Single Stamp Offers Extended


I'm so excited to be able to announce that our Single Stamps 
will not be retiring on March 31st 
- as was originally announced!  
Stampin' Up! has decided to extend the offering until July 31st! 
I am thrilled!  
I love my Single Stamps 
and I am so happy they will be staying available for four more months!  

 Just click on the flyers to view them full-size or print a copy for yourself.

As always,
These products can be ordered in my online store, 
using the item numbers in the product description, 
* 24/7 * 
and will be delivered direct to your door!

If you prefer for me to place your order for you, 
simply give me a call and I will do that for you!

Happy Friday!

Saturday, March 23, 2013

Stampin' Up! is happy to introduce their newest product line that lets us capture it all, on-the-go. This and That will debut in the 2013-2014 annual catalog, but Stampin' Up! is  giving all of us the chance to purchase it early.

Click HERE to see the brochure.

 Here are the available products (click on the product name to view complete details, with photos of the item, in my online store.): 

Epic Day This and That Journal
Epic Day This and That Designer Series Paper
Remember This and That Rotary Stamp
Epic Day This and That Designer Stickers
Epic Day This and That Designer Washi Tape
Epic Day This and That Bundle
Includes the five This and That products listed above. Only available in a bundle until April 30.
15% Off Retail Value!
Here are the complete details: 

  • Stampin' Up! is introducing the line with these five products, but they will be adding more This and That items as time goes on.
  • Bundle Dates: March 23-April 30.  Although the items that come in the bundle will be available in the new catalog, the discounted bundle will only be offered through April 30th.  
  • There is no limit on how many This and That products or bundles that you can buy.
Do I spy Stampin' Up's 2011-2013 In Colors, Calypso Coral and Pool Party?  Hmmmm, very interesting as that family of In Colors are due to retire with the 
current annual catalog... makes you wonder....

These products can be ordered in my online store, 
using the links I've provided, 
* 24/7 * 
and will be delivered direct to your door!

If you prefer for me to place your order for you, 
simply give me a call and I will do that for you!

I am headed back to our last full day of our Scrapbook Retreat.  
I have gotten a few cards made a few Scrabpook Pages created 
so look for me to be posting those in the coming days. 

Happy Saturday!


Friday, March 22, 2013

It's the Final day of Sale-a-Bration

Time is running out!
Today is the last day of our 2013 Sale-a-bration!
I have loved every second of my time with the wonderful products found within the pages of the Sale-a-bration brochure.

Don't let this great opportunity pass you by!
Take one last look at the Sale-a-bration brochure. 
Most of those products will never be available again.

All of the information you need can be found below but, 
don't hesitate to get in touch with me if you have any questions!

Love to shop? How about shopping and getting rewarded? 
Welcome to Sale-A-Bration!

You may choose any one product from the Sale-A-Bration brochure, 
for FREE,
for every $50* you spend!  In addition, you will earn TWO Sand Dollars, my personal rewards program, for every $50 you spend*. 

This year's Sale-a-bration offering includes exclusive stamp sets and accessories, as well as a selection of catalog stamp sets, digital content CDs, ribbon, buttons, and even a NEW embossing folder! 
Now, more than ever, there's something for everyone! 
View the Sale-A-Bration brochure here
See available My Digital Studio products here.
*Excluding tax and shipping

Sale-A-Bration +  Stampin' Up!'s 25th anniversary = the best time to host a Stampin' Up! party!
  • Get FREE Silver Glimmer Paper when you host a $150 workshop!*  
  • Get a FREE hostess bundle when you host a $400 workshop!* 
Hostess Bundle Details:
The Hostess Bundle includes
  • Madison Avenue stamp set (wood- or clear-mount)
  • Sycamore Street Designer Series Paper
  • Sycamore Street Ribbon & Button Pack
*Offers are not incremental (i.e., a hostess does not receive two packages of Glimmer Paper for a $300 workshop or two bundles for an $800 workshop). Offer is valid on all order types, including orders from my Online Store. When placing qualifying orders in my Online Store, you will be prompted to select your qualifying bundle selection with a $400 order. You will be required to use one of the following item numbers for your free bundle:
  • Wood-Mount Hostess Bundle: 133316
  • Clear-Mount Hostess Bundle: 133317
  • Free Glimmer Paper: 133318

Sale-A-Bration + Stampin' Up!'s 25th anniversary = 25% more Starter Kit products for FREE!

                 If you would like your own FREE Sale-a-bration goodies, it's easy!

Just shop my online store and place an order of $50 or of $50 increments!  
You will be prompted to enter the item numbers for 
your Sale-a-bration products at the end.  

Your order, and free products, will be delivered direct to your door - 
or to the address you provide!


You can call your order in to me 
and I will have it delivered wherever you would like! 


Friday, March 15, 2013

Spring Surprise from Stampin' Up

With Sale-a-bration winding down, Stampin' Up! is giving us a little treat!
A never-seen-before, limited time offer to purchase a stamp set 
that will debut in the 2013-2014 Annual Catalog coming our way in June!

We can purchase this stamp set, starting today, until March 30th!  
After March 30th, we won't see it again until June!

This super cute stamp set coordinates with the 7/8" Scallop Circle Punch 
that is currently available in the Spring Catalog!  
If you don't already have the punch, I have fantastic news for you!
Stampin' Up! is bundling this stamp set and the punch 
and offering it at a 15% savings over what you pay purchasing them separately!!!!!

I am super excited because, somehow, I have missed ordering this punch 
and now I can buy it bundled and have extra money to put toward more goodies :)  
LOL, I'm amused that I don't say I'm saving myself some cash, I'm gonna spend it :)

Just hop right over to my online store and order yours (or click the links in the descriptions above)!
Or, call me with your order and I'll order yours for you when I order mine!

Thanks Stampin' Up!

Thursday, March 7, 2013

All Dressed Up for delivering Birthday Wishes

Good Afternoon!
I am coming to you today from Charleston, SC 
where we are preparing for an Agility Competition that we are entered in tomorrow and Saturday.  
I am looking forward to playing with my dog and I hope we do well enough to earn a few ribbons and, perhaps, a new title too!  But, enough about that, you want to hear about my card!

I recently ordered the All Dressed Up stamp set (from our current Spring Catalog) 
and the coordinating Dress Up Framelit Dies.
I can't wait to play with this set more!  The possibilities are endless!

This card is going to make it's way to a very special girl who is turning 7 next week.  
I hope she enjoys it as much as I enjoyed making it for her!  

I started with a base card in Pink Pirouette card stock.  
I cut another Pink Pirouette layer, 1/4 of an inch smaller, 
and ran it through my Big Shot with the Vintage Wallpaper Embossing Folder.

Using the largest die in the Apothecary Accents Framelits Dies set, 
I cut a panel in Whisper White and one in Pink Pirouette.  
I embossed the Pink Pirouette layer with the Perfect Polka Dots Embossing Folder 
using the Big Shot machine.

I cut the Whisper White layer in half (the long way) and layered it under my Pink Pirouette layer.

Then came the really fun part!
I cut a "dress form" in Crumb Cake card stock with the Dress Form Die 
from the Dress Up Framelit Dies Collection.
Now it was time to "Dress Her Up". 

I chose the stripe pattern from the Birds of a Feather Designer Paper Pack.
From that I cut a dress using what I will call the Princess Sleeve Dress Framelit Die.
Using Snail Adhesive, I attached this to my Dress Form.

I then cut 2 length of 1 1/4" Two Tone Ribbon in Pink Pirouette/Rose Red 
(from the Spring Catalog pg 13).
I wrapped this around the dress leaving gathers in the front.  One layer over the other.  
To cover the "waist", I cut a small length of Whisper White 3/8" Taffeta Ribbon.  
I wrapped this fairly tight to emphasize the waistline.

To finish off my dress, I punched a small blossom, in Pink Pirouette, 
with one of the punches in the Itty Bitty Punch Pack (pg 183 of the annual catalog).
I attached a small pearl to the center.  

Around the "neck" of the dress form shape, I attached a string of small pearls 
cut from the Pearl Basic Jewels pack.  What a perfect finishing touch!  
A string of 5 pears is perfect here!

Now to add my greeting.
I couldn't do anything too "large" as it would over-power my dress.  
I just wanted a subtle message.

I inked up my little sentiment (most images from Teeny Tiny Wishes, Tiny Tags, Little Friends, etc)
in Pretty in Pink classic ink ( since my greeting was so small, I wanted to make it darker),
on Whisper White,and cut it out with the curved banner from the Bitty Banners Framelits collection.
I then cut another banner in Pretty in Pink. 
 I cut this in half - the long way - and layered it behind the sentiment banner.

My whole card was assembled using Dimensionals, from the first embossed panel on up.

I am truly thrilled with how this card came out and I hope you will try it yourself.
I think this Die Set is going to see A LOT of use!!!

All of the supplies I have used for my card can be ordered in my online store!
If you have any questions regarding today's card, please do not hesitate to ask me!!!

Thanks for visiting me today!

Saturday, March 2, 2013

Life is a Matter of Moments Scrapbook Page

Happy Saturday Friends!

I have some Scrapbook Classes coming up, as well as a week-long Scrapbooking Retreat, 
so I spent some time this morning designing a few pages in preparation.

This page is pretty much how I sketched it out but it evolved a little bit as I worked on it. 

My page base is a 12x12 sheet of Certainly Celery card stock.  
Certainly Celery is one of the few colors in the Subtles Collection 
that is available in it's own 12 sheet pack 
(Marina Mist and Pretty in Pink are the other two. 
All of the other colors are included in the Subtles Collection variety pack). 

I chose the spray of roses image from the Elements of Style stamp set 
for a border on the left and right edges of my card stock.  
I stamped them in Certainly Celery ink for a tone on tone effect.  

I cut a 1 1/4" x 12" strip of Whisper White card stock 
and used the Zig Zag Finishing Touches Edgelit to cut this strip in half.  
The Edgelit is 6 1/4" long so two passes through the Big Shot and you have two mirror image strips.  
I cut a 4" x 12" strip of Certainly Celery card stock and adhered the white zig zag strips to each side.  
I then cut a 3 3/4" x 12" strip of Whisper White Cardstock to adhere to the center.  

Using my Stamp-a-majig, I stamped the "Life is a Matter of Moments" and the Flourish image, 
both from Elements of Style, 
along the bottom of my Whisper White piece with Certainly Celery Ink.  

I now have ample space for photographs and journaling.  Because I did not add photo mats or journaling boxes to my page, I have a lot of flexibility when it comes time to finish my page.  

I hope you have enjoyed my page as much as I enjoyed creating it!


Stamp Set:
Elements of Style Clear Mount / Wood Mount



All of these products can be ordered in my online store, using the links I've provided, 
* 24/7 * and will be delivered direct to your door!

If you prefer for me to place your order for you, simply give me a call and I will do that for you!

Happy Scrappin' 

Friday, March 1, 2013

It's March 1st - time for the latest addition to the Best of 25 Years Stamp Collection!

Introducing the latest addition to the Best of stamp series:

This super pretty new set can be ordered in my Online Store 
or by placing an order with me in person or by phone.  
Click on the flyer below to get the complete details on the Best of 25 Years Collectors Card!  
Earn a FREE stamp set just for purchasing exclusive Best of 25 Years sets!
Simply download and print your personal Collector's Card
then start ordering your Best of 25 Years exclusive stamp sets, from me of course,
so you can start collecting your stickers!
What a fabulous offer!!!!

To get the detail and order yours click HERE !

Spring is here, time for all of those beautiful Spring cards and scrapbook pages!

Happy  Stamping!

NEW stamp set from Stampin' Up!

Designer Typeset Photopolymer Stamp Set - Stampin' Up!
Designer Typeset Photopolymer Stamp Set132956
Use this exclusive photopolymer alphabet set (with extras!) for titles or embellishments on scrapbook pages, cards, or any type of project. We recommend clear block sizes A, B, G, F, and I (not included in the set).
Our photopolymer stamps offer a versatile all-clear stamping option. You’ll find that our photopolymer is top-quality and give a perfectly stamped image every time. The stamps stick amazingly well to our clear blocks and are easy to place just where you want them. And best of all, you get to enjoy tons of images for a great price!

Set Quantity: 57

To see the complete details, watch the video, and order our new Polymer stamp set, click HERE