Archive for December, 2011
Happy New Years Eve Everyone. . . Tonight is a big big party night, so be safe out there and ask for a ride if need be.
Today I have a simple project to share with you. This cute birdhouse ornament was found at Papertrey Ink blog site by Nichole. You can find it here. To find the birdhouse you will need to search for the birdhouse templete. It's not hard to find just be patient.
For supplies, I printed my template out on Crumb Cake and cut it out with Paper Snips. Next I made a template out of copy paper for the birdhouse front, then cut a piece of the new designer paper Everyday Enchantment. You can get this dp for FREE in the Sale A Bration Mini when you place a $50 order come Jan 24th. Sale a Bration is Stampin' Ups most anticipated promotion of the year and is coming to your house very soon (Jan 24th).
Next I measured my birdhouse roof and cut a piece of Crumb Cake 1.5 x 3 1/8th. That fit exactly, so next time I will make my piece a little longer, say 3 1/4 or 3 3/8. I scored it in half and pierced a hole to insert some Linen Thread for my holder.
Next I cut a hole in the middle for my opening with a small nestie, I found trying to use a punch was a little more work than necessary in trying to center it. I went the easy peasy way. LOL Added some fern in Pear Pizzazz. My stamp set is Best of Everything (123534/123536). If you don't have that one I found a cute bird from Season of Friendship. Both can be found on pg 102 and 103. My sentiment is from Teeny Tiny Wishes (115370) punched with the Word Window Punch.
Thanks for stopping by on this big party day. May the new year bring you nothing short of happiness. To order any Stampin' Up supplies please shop in my On Line Store 24/7. Thanks for all of your support during this trying year and I look forward to inspiring you again next year. Pass the word around for our love of papercrafting and just maybe we can see some new sales and faces in the upcoming new year. Toodles
Hello Friends . . Happy Friday. Well we have almost made it thru the year. I want to wish everyone a very Happy New Year and may it bring you peace and joy.
Todays card is totally cased from Jan Tink at Stamps, Paper, Scissors. It is such a beautiful card I could not resist. The colors are Pool Party, More Mustard, and Shimmery White paper and Spice Cake DP. I find it easier to watercolor on the shimmery paper because it is a little thicker and doesn't peel as easy. The stamp set is the new Apothecary Art that will be available on Jan 4th from the Occasions Mini. I hope you have received your mini's by now, if not please contact me and I will see what I can do.
I also used a couple new cool tools from the mini. The Paper Doily Die Cut and the new Framelits Die Cut from the Labels Collection. Get ready to have your world rocked. Layering is about to get real easy. Love it !!!
Just a progam note. . . Stampin' Up has just added a bunch of new products to the Clearance Rack at 80% off. Lot of stuff while supplies last. This sale ends on Jan 5th. What are you waiting for, get shopping . Also don't forget the Stocking Builder Punch that matches the Stitched Stockings stamp set will NOT be carried over into the new catty in July. If you have put off ordering it now is the time, quantities are limited.
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Thanks for stopping by. I'm in the midst of reorganizing my closests. You know how that goes. My stamp room is next. Decisions, decisions, I have a lot of retired stamp sets to go thru. Contact me if you are looking for something specific. Have a wonderful stamping day. Until next time. Toodles
Good Morning My Stampin' Friends. . . Today I have a Valentine's Day card to share with you featuring some of Stampin' Ups cool tools.
ATTENTION: Stampin' Up has announced that the Stocking Builder Punch in the Holiday Mini will NOT be carried over into next years catty. If this is one of the punches on your To Get List, please note that you still have a few days left to place your order. Quantities are limited, so I would not delay if I wanted this punch.
For my Valentine base I chose Cherry Cobbler (119685), matted with Basic Black (121045) and topped it off with Whisper White (100730). I used our Perfect Polka Dot EF (117335) for a little pizzazz. Next I punched a Cherry Cobbler strip with our Lace Ribbon Border Punch (122362) and adhered it with glue dots.
My focal point has a lot of layers. First I cut a rectangle 3 x 3.5 in Basic Black, then matted with a piece of new designer paper called Twitterpated* (125406) which will be available Jan 4th. Next I used one of our lacy die cuts from the Flirtatious Designer Paper Stack (122360). I also cut a 2.5" circle and mounted it behind the die cut. This grounded the lacy circle so you could see it a little better. Next I used our new Framelits from the Heart Collection* (125599). Boy, I am so happy to see Stampin' Up going in the right direction with these new Framelits. The possibilities are endless, don't you think.
My sentiment is from the stamp set With All My Heart (118134/ 118623) and punched with our Modern Label Punch (119849). My pretty pleated ribbon is the new ribbon from the Occasions Mini called Riding Hood Red Pleated Ribbon* (125569). Doesn't it just add the final little touch.
I have several calendars left, please contact me soon if you would like one, they are going fast.
Thanks for stopping by today, if you are in need of Stampin' Up supplies please considering shopping in my On Line Store. It's open 24/7. Please contact me if you have any questions. The Holiday Mini only has a few days left and the Occasions Mini will be released on Jan 4th. Boy the time is just flyin' folks. Have a wonderful stamping day. Toodles
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Hello Friends. . . . Well, it's the second day after Christmas, I guess it's time to get moving on. Stampin' Ups most anticipated event of the year is just around the corner. Sale a Baration and the release of the Occasions Mini. I hope you all have received yours by now. What did you think? I'm so excited about all the cool tools and embellishments that are available this time around.
I'm putting my thoughts together and will have some information available to you soon on a Ribbon and Embellishment Share.
But today it's all about sharing with you my annual refrigerator magnet calendars. They measure approx. 3.5 x 6.5 and are oh so cute. I did a little punch art for this year. I got the idea from one of our Stampin' Up Success Magazines. I think he looks more like a cute little bird all perched up on a single branch.
If you would like to have one please contact me and I will send one out to you. The calendar is $6.00 and shipping is $2.00 for a total of $8.00. Preferred payment is PayPal. When you contact me I will send you an invoice. If PayPal is not your thing I will gladly accept a personal check. They will be shipped first class mail in a padded envelope. I hope you enjoy these as much as I do. Colors may vary. You are my best advertising, so please pass the word about town how cute these are and how they just have to have one. Thanks
Well that's it for me today. It seems like after Christmas is always a good time to clean out the old and make room for some new. So that's my plan for the next few months. Organizing to make room for some new and pretty things.
If you have any questions regarding the new Mini's please don't hesitate to contact me. Maybe I can help. If you didn't receive you mini's please contact me with you name and address and I will send you them. If you already have a relationship with a demonstrator please contact her.
I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and will have a great new year. Christmas was a little difficult without Murphy, but we got thru it. Thanks for all your support. Have a wonderful stamping day and if you are in need of any supplies and can't wait to spend those gift certificates please shop at my On Line Store open 24/7. Remember the Clearance Rack is still in full swing. Check it out, there are some great prices but quantities are limited.
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Hello Folks. . . Today I have a card to share and it's my last card of the season. This sketch is from Fresh and Fun (Bette J.) site. I cased it a couple of day ago. Colors are Soft Suede, Very Vanilla and designer paper from Spice Cake. The stamp set is the ever to pretty Dasher and my musical notes are non SU,
I want to take this opportunity to wish each and everyone of you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
I so appreciate your support and value your friendship. I've got some nice things planed, I'm going to have a Ribbon and Embellishment Share from the new Occasions Mini. More info to come. Thanks for dropping by on such a busy day. I know there are lots of family gatherings and last minute things to do. Happy Stamping Until next time. Toodles
Good Morning Friends. . . Happy Thursday To Ya. Today I have a short post. My card today features a couple more sneek peeks of new designer papers and new cool tools that are in the Occasions and Sale A Bration Minis soon to be released.
My designer paper is from the Sale a Bration mini and can be yours for FREE beginning Jan. 24th when you place an order of $50 or more.
Sale-a-Bration is the most ancipitated sales event of the year for Stampin' Up, so get ready to have your socks knocked off with some great Stampin' Up products.
My cardbase is Very Vanilla, matted with Baja Breeze and matted again with Everyday Enchantment Designer Paper. Next I used one of the cool tools from the Occasion Mini called Edgelits Dies. It makes a cute little floral border and has a matching Embossing Folder to had just a little bit more Stampin' Up flare. Next is a strip of stripes again from the Everyday Enchantment Series.
Now for the biggie, in the Occasions Mini you will find a new die cut called Framelits Dies. Just what the doctor ordered. Wafer thin pieces of metal that nest and cut beautifully. I used the Labels Collection but just in time for Valentine's Day we also have the Hearts Collection. I'm so excited about these.
My Stamp Set is from the catty called For Everything. A great little stamp set to have around. I paper pieced my flower with designer paper and punched it out with our Extra Large Oval Punch.
Well, thats it for me today folks. Just like you I have got to do some organizing and make sure I have everything for Christmas. Going to bake some cookies today. Love it!!!
If I don't get back here I want to wish everyone of you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, Thanks for all of your support and if you need any supplies please shop in my OnLine Store. Clearnace Rack is still going strong, but some items are sold out. Have a wonderful stamping day. Toodles
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Hello Folks. . . Today I have another card featuring some of the new products you will see in our new Occasions and Sale A Bration Minis.
DON'T FORGET ABOUT THE CLEARANCE RACK BLITZ. Now thru January 5th you can save as much as 80% on punches, ribbons, designer papers, embellishments and so much more. As an extra bonus from me for every $50 you spend On Line or thru me you will recieve one of Sandy's Stars and earn a FREE stamp set. Contact me for more deets if you like.
Toays cards features a couple of new products. The beautiful doily you see in the background comes from our new Paper Doily Sizzlits Die. The verse is from one of our Hostess Set Happiest Birthday Wishes. You can earn this hostess stamp set by hosting a $150 workshop, catty party, or email party. Easy peasy. Contact me for more deets.
The designer papers are also new from the Occasions Mini. They are the ever so cute deisnger paper called Twitterpated on pg 13. You can make the scallop borders lickity split by using our Tasteful Trim Bigz Die (120893) or you can do it the manual way like I did if you have the retired slit punch. Just cut a long and wide strip and punch your way down to the end making sure that you are straight and have butted each of your punches right next to each other. If you do this your strip will fall right out. I made my strip a little longer so I could alternate my scallop and then trim it from my card.
For embellishments I used some of our very sparkly Rhinestones (119246) and some 5/8 Whisper White Satin Ribbon (114616)
I hope you enjoyed getting a sneek peek on some pretty awesome new products. I have Gift Certicates availabe for those of you that would like to save them and use them during Sale a Bration. Contact me and I will send one out to you or as times becomes limited I can email you one .
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Thanks for stopping by today. I'm off to do some more baking today. I love to bake cookies the problem is I love to eat them as well. LOL Until next time, take care and happy stamping. Toodles
Good Morning My Stampin' Friends. . Happy Monday To Ya. Today I have a card to share that is chocked full of new products and stamps from the soon to be released Occasions and Sale a Bration Minis.
You should be receiveing your Occasion Mini soon, If you are in need of one and don't already have a relationship with a SU Demonstrator please contact me with your name and address. My color combo today is Lucky Limeade, Whisper White, Island Indigo, Designer Paper Twitterpated and Sweet Shop Specialty Deseries Paper from the Occastions Mini .
My stamp set, Outliend Occasions, will be FREE from the Sale A Bration Mini when you place a $50 On Line Order or an order thru me during Sale a Bration (Jan 24-Mar 31st 2012).
For my scallop I used my nesties, but Stampin' Up has a die cut called Perfect Pennants (123126) that will give you the exact same look. I embossed it with one of our EB folders, Perfect Polka Dot, and adhered it with some dimensionals. My hearts focal point is from our new Embosslits Die Cut called Fashionable Hearts from the Occasions Mini pg 35.
For my pretties I used the new Baker's Twine color Island Indigo and added a designer button from our Subtles Collection.
Over the next week I will be putting together a Ribbon and Embellishment share from the Occasions Mini. Be looking for it on release day (January 4th)
That's it for me today, It's crunch time and I will be doing some baking this week. I hope you enjoy the card and are looking forward to all the new products that are in store for you very soon. Have a wonderful stamping day. Toodles
Good Morning Stampers. Happy Saturday. Today I have a sneek peek of some of the new upcoming products that will be featured in the Occasions Mini and Sale A Bration Mini.
Before I get started with my card share today I want to remind everyone of the great savings being offered over at our CLEARANCE RACK BLITZ. Up to 80% savings on some items. Most of our old style punches are one sale for half the original price. Paper, ribbon, and other great embellishments are also available. But hurry items are going fast. This is on line shopping only, but hostess benefits do apply. Click here and begin your Holiday Shopping with Stampin' Up.
My card is a standard A2 size (4.25 x 11) scored at 5.25. I matted another piece of Lucky Limeade cardstock cut just 1/8" smaller all around and embossed it with our Perfect Polka Dots Embossing Folder. Next I used two of our new Framelits from the Labels Collection. This is a set of thin metal die cuts that nest together for the perfect fit. The designer paper is from Sale A Bration which you can earn for FREE. Colors are Lucky Limeade, Pool Party, Calypso Coral, Peach Parfait and Whisper White.
My focal point is a piece of Poppy Parade cut with our Beautiful Butterflies Die Cut using the Big Shot. We also have a couple pretties from this years Sale a Bration. Pretty new designer brads and 1/8" Organdy Ribbon in Lucky Limeade and Calypso Coral.
You can earn these for free when you place an order for $50. Everyone pretty much knows by now how Sale a Bration works. It's the biggest promotion of the year. If you are not familiar contact me and I will explain all the details. How exciting, FREE products are just around the corner.
Thanks for stopping by. We are getting close to crunch time. If you don't hear from me this week I want to wish everyone a very blessed Merry Christams and a Happy New Year. I'm off to bake some Christmas Cookies. Happy Stamping. Toodles
P.S. Gift Certificates are available for those of you who want to save them for Sale a Bration. Contact me.
Hello Stampers. . . Happy Thursday To Ya. Today is going to be a short post for me, the girls have a half day today and we will be off to the mall for a little Christmas Shopping. Fun Fun Fun.
THE CLEARNACE RACK has just been updated with over 200 new items some as much as 80% off. Just in time for your Christmas shopping needs. You name it, it's there, punches, designer papers, ribbon, buttons, and so much more. Be sure and check it out. This sale begins today and goes till January 15th, so click here and begin your shopping now.
Remember you get an added bonus from me when you place an order for $50 or more. You will receive one of Sandy's Stars. When you have 10 stars you can choose a FREE stamp set from the current Catalog or Mini. Hostess Benefits kick in when order reaches $150.
This applies to On Line Shopping Only. Click here and the fun begins!!!!!!
Thanks for stopping by today and have fun shopping. Toodles