Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Gotta Love A Good Deal

March 3rd - 9th

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It's all about packaging this week.  What would you put inside these cute little bags, boxes and treat cups??

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

My First Card Using the Nature's Perfection Stamp Set

My friend and fellow stamper, Cindy, came over this past Sunday for a fun afternoon of stamping and I'm so excited with the way this card turned out!

This card showcases the Nature's Perfection stamp set that is one of 4 FREE sets that are only available during the month of March!  Want to see all 4 of the new products?  Check out my video with more details.

Want to know how to receive this set for FREE?  With every $50 purchase, you'll be able to choose a FREE product from the Sale-a-Bration catalog as well as the Sale-a-Bration flyer (these are the additional 4 items that are available in March).

 March is the last month to qualify for these amazing products!

Supplies Used:

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Friday, February 27, 2015

New Exclusive Sale-a-Bration Products are Coming!

Sale-a-Bration is always a fun time with FREE products but Stampin' Up! just sweetened the deal with MORE FREE products that are only available in March!

With your order of $50 or more, you have 4 additional FREE items to choose from starting March 1st:
  • In Color Accessory Pack   item #138637
  • For Being You stamp set  - clear item # 139120;  wood mount item #139117
  • Nature's Perfection stamp set - clear item #139100;  wood mount item #139097 (stamp set with the butterfly)
  • Sheer Perfection Designer Vellum Stack item #138639  (BEAUTIFUL!  Can't wait to color the paper with my Blendabilities!) 

Which one(s) are you getting first??

Nature's Perfection stamp set

For Being You stamp set

In Color Accessory Pack

So, have your wish list handy, log on to my Online Store on March 1st and get your hands on these exclusive products!  They won't be around long!  (March 1st through March 31st only!)

Thursday, February 26, 2015

It's That Time Again! New Stampin' Up! Weekly Deals

Are you a fan of the Weekly Deals?  I sure am!  I always look forward to seeing what is on sale each Tuesday!  These deals are good through Monday, March 2nd.

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Why not stock up on these goodies while they're on sale? 

Happy Shopping and Stamping!

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Beautiful Cards Made with the Butterfly Basics Stamp Set and Butterfly Thinlits

I was going to resist.  I wasn't going to get into the butterfly craze!  That is, until I saw the Butterfly Basics stamp set and coordinating Butterfly Thinlit dies in action!  I can't tell you how many amazing cards and projects I've seen that use this amazing set of products!  They're SO beautiful!

This first card was a swap I had received during our monthly demonstrator gathering (and I'd give credit to that person if I knew who created it).  So simple and yet so elegant!

When you purchase the bundle, you qualify to receive a FREE product from the Sale-a-Bration catalog!  (And, an initial on your Frequent Stamper Card!)

I received quite a few swaps and each featured the Butterfly Basics stamp set.  What a fun variety of colors and styles all using the same set!

This pretty card was created by my upline, Sharon.  Again, so simple yet elegant!

Isn't this an adorable treat bag?  I love the colors and the contrast between the Night of Navy and the Pink Pirouette.

This little bag was created with the Mini Treat Bag Thinlit Die.  With this die, you can make any color bag you'd like using card stock or designer series paper (Stampin' Up!'s double sided paper).

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Have you resisted these adorable butterflies, too?  Well, no more!  It's time to give in and give these amazing products a try!  You'll be glad you did!!

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Monday, February 23, 2015

Scrapbook Expo 2015 Wrap Up

This past Friday and Saturday were a whirlwind of activity and excitement at the Scrapbook Expo in Grapevine, Texas.  For our third year, my upline, Sharon, and I had our Stampin' Up! booth and what a wonderful couple days it was!

It's a lot of work setting up, working the booth and then breaking it all down again in just 2 days time but it is one of the highlights of the year for me.  If I had to pick my favorite part of this event, it would have to be making new friends!  I loved talking with people, sharing ideas, and stamping a quick make-n-take project together. What could be better than hundreds of your closest friends all paper crafting together?

This year, our make-n-take project was a cute little Ghiradelli chocolate holder.  Who wouldn't love getting a little treat like this?

We had lots of people stop by the booth and make this cute project.  (We had prepared 200 projects and actually ran out on the afternoon of the second day.)

I figured the only way I was going to get in a picture was to take a selfie.  Thank you Dannie and Joanne for swinging by! 

We had samples and display boards galore.

We also had retired products for sale.

I want to say a HUGE "Thank you!" to everyone who stopped by the booth.  Whether you made a purchase, created the make-n-take or just got some new ideas, I appreciate you taking the time to stop and chat!

Sharon and I are already looking forward to the Grapevine Scrapook Expo in 2016!  See you next year!

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Lotus Blossom Thank You Card Swap

The Lotus Blossom stamp set from the Sale-a-Bration catalog is one popular stamp set!  I received this  adorable card as a swap from my friend and fellow demonstrator, Vicki.  Layering the images to create stunning blossoms is easy since this set is Photopolymer (meaning that it's clear all the way through).  Check out some stamping tips with this video tutorial.

I knew when I first saw the Lotus Blossom stamp set that this was the first one I'd choose for FREE!  I even created these adorable little 3" X 3" cards with the set.

I think as you look at past posts, you'll see that there are several that focus on the Lotus Blossom.  Did you know that you can receive this set for FREE with your order of $50 or more?  That's right!  It's all because of the biggest promotion of the year:   Sale-a-Bration promotion (goes through March 31st).

Happy Stamping!

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Best Day Ever Flower and SAB paper

I just couldn't wait to share this adorable card with you that showcases the Best Day Ever stamp set.  My friend, Sharon, created this adorable card and I just love the way she made the flower with the stem and "leaves".

This set is so versatile!  Just check out these other cards I've created using the Best Day Ever stamp set.

Sharon's card showcases several products that you can receive for FREE during Sale-a-Bration (now through March 31st):  the Best Ever stamp set, Best Year Ever Designer Series Paper, and the Best Year Ever Accessory Pack.  You'll notice them in the supply list below for $0.  That's because with every $50 purchase, you can choose one of the Sale-a-Bration products for FREE!

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Happy Stamping!

Monday, February 16, 2015

Filled with Love - Paper Pumpkin Kit

This past week was tons of fun with all the Valentine's parties and treats!  Both kids had parties at our homeschool co-op and I wanted to give a little something my friends, as well.  And, January's Paper Pumpkin kit sure came in handy with both!  I enlisted my daughter's help in putting these adorable treat bags together and we even had a great time creating a video tutorial together.

Aren't these the cutest?

The Paper Pumpkin kit came with everyone to create 24 treat bags!

And, here's our tutorial we created together:

I love that paper crafting is something that my daughter and I enjoy doing together!  She's actually been "stamping" with me since she was 3!  I say "stamping" in quotes because she actually started by cleaning the stamps.  But, she didn't care.  She actually had fun doing it and I appreciated the help!  And, we've been stamping together ever since (really stamping and not just cleaning!).

Did you know that the 3-Month Pre-Paid Paper Pumpkin Subscription is on sale right now?  It's a great value at less than $19 a month (in the US, including shipping!).  The kits arrive in your mailbox and the projects are so much fun! 

When you purchase your subscription, you'll also qualify to receive a FREE Sale-a-Bration product for FREE!  It's a win-win!

Contact me for more information or click here to get started!  Happy stamping and creating with Paper Pumpkin!

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Stampin' Up! Weekly Deals

Great deals are going on this week with Stampin' Up! 

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Happy Stamping!