Sunday, November 25, 2007

Monogram Cards

The holidays are just around the corner and who doesn't like to drop a line or two . This cute little monogrammed card are great for a stocking stuffer. I recently had a group of ladies place a gold canyon candle order and these are going to be my thank you cards to them. I got the idea from Angie Juda. I do have these cards available for purchase. The cards come in a set of 6 for $10.00 large which is a 5 1/2 x 4 1/4. A set of 6 for $8.00 which is 3 5/8 by 4 1/4. The cards are available in all letters of the alphabets.

Card Recipe:
Cardstock- Ultra White,Soft Sky Blue and Soft Sky Blue Designer Paper
Ink: Bashful Blue
Accessories: Scallop Punch, 1 3/8 Punch and the Crop a dile
Technique: Embossing and Dry Embossing

Thank you for looking

Saturday, November 24, 2007

Peaceful Wishes

Here is a card that was designed with one stamp set, one ink pad and three different cardstock. This card is simple and sweet. My wonderful upline Rose helped me design this card last weekend.

Card Recipe:

Cardstock: River Rock, Always Artichoke, Very Vanilla

Ink: Very Vanilla

Accessories: Real Red Brads, Red Hemp, Real Red Marker, Dazzling Diamonds, 2 way glue, Ticket corner punch.
Thanks for looking

Friday, November 23, 2007

Wrapping The Holidays

Wrapping Up the Holidays

November 23-December 15, 2007
Help customers give their holiday gift giving a Stampin' Up! touch with our special offers.

This offer includes a variety of products designed to help simplify preparation for holiday gift giving with a number of timely offers. US Wrapping Flyer 1107.pdf

112409 Holiday Tag Bundle $4.95
110380 Tags for All Stamp Set* (20% off) $24.76
110264 Designer Gift cards* (30% off)$4.55
109862 Chocolate Chip satin ribbon*Buy 1, get 1 free!
109863 Purely Pomegranate satin ribbon*Buy 1, get 1 free!
108333 Tin 3-Pack $9.95
110147 Celebration wrapping paper*$17.95
110228 Hand Selected Accents & Elements (25% off)$8.21

*This item is from the current Holiday Mini Collection.

Only this and other items indicated will be extended through the campaign period while supplies last. All other Holiday Mini items will be available until November 30.

There is no limit to the number of items a customer may purchase, but Holiday Mini items are available only while supplies last.

The Holiday Tag Bundle includes 15 of each of the following pieces:
-Whisper White card stock-Real Red textured card stock-Soft Sky Prints Designer Series Paper (Dotted Diamond pattern)-Real Red twill tape
The pieces for this bundle make 15 cellophane bag toppers that are perfect for neighbor or teacher gifts. These pieces are from the Holiday Glitz card kit and will come shrink-wrapped individually (for example, all 15 pieces of Real Red twill tape will be shrink-wrapped as one package), but not as a bundle, so hostesses will need to refer to the packing list as they assemble the orders of their guests. Instructions are not included in the bundle, but you can provide instructions (available in the right column) for your customers who wish to make the projects shown in the flyer.
The satin ribbon offer (buy one, get one free) is good on both the Purely Pomegranate and Chocolate Chip ribbon. Customers may select any combination of ribbon for their free ribbon. For example, a customer can buy one Chocolate Chip and choose a second Chocolate Chip or a Purely Pomegranate ribbon for the free ribbon.
The Tin 3-Pack contains three empty Accents & Elements tins. These tins have never been available for purchase separately.

Thursday, November 22, 2007

Today is Thanksgiving & I am Thankful For

  • God- Whose job is greater than anyones
  • My Parents-Who created me, my sister, and my brother (deceased)
  • My Sister-For being who she is and putting up with my drama. For creating two of my lovely nieces.
  • My Brother-For being who he was and thinking he was the oldest and wasn't. For some reason I always thought he would stay little but I was nine when he was born. For creating one of my nieces.
  • For All three of my lovely nieces there all special to me and bring something different into my life.
  • My husband
  • True Friendship- I don't need to explain this one at all.
  • My coworkers- Especially those four that sit in the same cubicle area with me. I know that I can talk miles a minute some days and drive you all crazy. But thank you for allowing it.
  • Laughter
  • Being rich when I am not. If you truly know me then you will understand this statement.
  • My stamping buddies-
  • My stamping supplies
  • My soap making supplies
  • My jewelry making supplies
  • My gold Canyon candle supplies
  • Good Massage
  • For being who I am

Thanks for looking and Happy Thanksgiving!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Catalogue News!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Catalogue News!
I can't help but get excited when there is a new catalogue on the horizon! This year Stampin' UP! has changed over the two catalogues a year, and the Spring Summer Collection is due to be released on January 1st! I can hardly wait!
Let me share some of the cool things you can expect to see!
Rub-ons! to match our stamps sets! Woohoo! I love the versatility of Rub-ons!
Large star punch...personally I thought the current star punch was a bit small....go big or...
New Designer papers, the ones in the preview are gorgeous, called Ginger Blossom..think spring!
New stamp sets of course!
Nursery Necessities and Nursery Letters new baby set & wheel
Embrace Life...this set reminds me of Artfully Asian...but they are only showing us one card! I can hardly wait to see the rest of the set!
A Little Bird Told Me...way cute stamp set!
A Beautiful floral stamp set!

And, Stampin' Up! announced that all demonstrators will be receiving a Level 3 hostess set, as their Thank You to us! I have received mine yet, but you can be sure I will be sharing it with you as soon as I get it! Now isn't that sweet of Stampin' UP!?

Aren't you wondering why you haven't signed up yet?

Hope you get to stamp today!

Thanks for looking

Monday, November 12, 2007

Sketch Challenge 149 With Designer Paper

This card was designed using this weeks sketch challenge 149 from spiltcoaststampers weekly challenges. I choose to design a baby boy card using the sky soft blue designer paper. One side of the paper has triangles and the other side has stripes. In designing my card I have showed you how to use both sides of the designer paper.

Card Details:
Stamp Sets: Year after Year and Circle of Friendship

Cardstock: Blue Bayou, Soft Sky Designer Paper, Soft Sky, and Ultra White

Accessories: Bashful Blue Craft Ink, Clear Embossing Powder, Dimensionals, Embossing Tool, Craft Tool Kit, 1 1/4 &, 1 , 1 3/8 Circle Punches & 1 1/4 & 1 3/8 Square Punches

Techniques: Paper Piercing and Embossing

Thank you for looking

The November Promotion is buy three packs of designer paper and get one free a value of $9.95

Tuesday, November 6, 2007

Party Paper Promotion- WinterGreen Designer Paper

The PartyPaperPromotion is on from now until November 30. You purchase three packs of double sided designer paper and get one pack free that is a value of $9.95 for free.

The card receipe

Stamp Set: Circle of Friendship

Cardstock: Black cardstock, Wild Wasabi, and Wintergreen Designer Paper

Ink: Basic Black Craft Ink

Accessories: Black Hemp Twine, Dimensionals, Clear Embossing Powder, and Heat Embossing Tool.

Thank you for looking

Thursday, November 1, 2007

3 x 3 Card - Merry & Bright

This Saturday I will be participating in a Holiday Boutique with two other vendors and this is the card that I have designed for all guest to make. Actually the card was designed by tankgrl on and I just remade it. I love this Merry & Brignt set which can only be purchased out of the the mini collection 2007 only until November 30, 2007.

Stamp Set: Merry & Bright

Cardstock: Old Olive, Real Red and Ultra White

Ink: Old Olive, Black Stazon Ink and White Craft Ink

Accessories: Old Olive Markers and Real Red Markers, Red & White Gingham Ribbon.

When making a 3 x 3 card you are able to get 3 cards out of one piece of 8 1/2 x 11 cardstock.

Thanks for looking

Party Paper Promotion

Today is the beginning of the Party Paper Promotion. You purchase 3 packages of our lovely double sided designer paper and get 1 package free that is a $9.95 value.

This card is designed from a Splitcoastampers sketch challenge layout #148 of the week. Each week someone comes up with a new card design and I decided to take the challenge.

Card Recipe:

StampSet: Big On Christmas

Cardstock: Wintergreen Designer Paper, Very Vanilla, Always Artichoke and Soft Sky

Ink: Black Craft Ink, Certainly Celery Marker, and Bashful Blue

Accessories: Heat Tool Gun, Color Spritzer Tool & Dimensionals

Technique: Embossing

Thank you for looking