Thursday, November 27, 2014

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving!  I hope that you all have a wonderful day whatever your plans may be. 
I thought this simple card using the For All Things stamp set would be a nice one for celebrating thanks today.  I know I am thankful for so many things!

For all things
Baked Brown Sugar, Soft Suede, Crushed Curry, Cajun Craze ink
Color Me Autumn dsp
Very Vanilla card stock
neutrals button
linen thread
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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

More of Winnie the Pooh

Here are the last three variations of the wooden pieces I shared with you yesterday.  The customer wanted to make sure I used the same saying on all of them "...if there ever comes a day when we can't be together, keep me in your heart, I'll stay there forever..."

Again, I used some retired items, but on the masculine ones I decided to use the Wetlands stamp set.

Again, lots of sponging (I actually used the reinker and put it directly on my sponge for the edges of the wood instead of tapping it into my ink pad).

Hope you enjoy them (and my customer too does too)!
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Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Winnie the Pooh

At a craft show recently, I had a wooden plaque on display that I made and it had a picture of my kids on it so it wasn't for sale obviously, just a sample.  A lady asked me to make up 5 more for her with the same saying, but vary them a little.  I couldn't get the exact wooden piece that I had used on the first one, but really like the ones I did use.

Each one is a little different and I have used some retired stamp sets that I still have laying around too...

Lots of sponging and thankfully I still had a pack of the retired specialty paper I used in the background for them.

I will share the others with you tomorrow! 
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Monday, November 24, 2014

Online Extravaganza Starts Today and a Special Signup Offer!

The Online Extravaganza sale starts today with some great deals!  There are some specials that only run today and some that only run December 1st, but there are also a LOT that run now through December 2nd.  You can check them out below and start your shopping experience right here!

Also, the starter kit is 25% off!  You can get the details and start to receive your discount right here :)  What does that mean?  That means for about $75 plus tax, you can pick $125 worth of your choice of Stampin' Up! products which is a great deal right there!  But, you will also get a 5% rebate on all your December sales as well!  (You receive a 30% commission on your first order of $150 or more in your first 45 days as a demonstrator and 20% commission after that).
Perfect for a discount for yourself or to start a business! 

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Addicted to Stamping

Last weekend was the semi annual scrapbooking retreat that I go to at our local and awesome Bible Camp.  I always like to make a little something to put on everyone's table and this year tried to tie in with the theme of "What Happens at the Retreat, Stays at the Retreat!" 

These French Fry boxes went together much more quickly than I had anticipated which I was grateful for since we had 50 people attending!  I stamped an image from Work of Art on the front of them before putting them together and then added the "Hello my name is..." afterward.  The fast fuse adhesive worked great to keep them together.

This is what I put inside them along with a couple Stampin' Up! playing cards for fun.

Work of Art
Assorted card stock
Early Espresso, Baked Brown Sugar ink
French Fry die
Fast Fuse adhesive
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Sunday, November 23, 2014

Happy Day Again

If you haven't noticed, the "Oh, Happy Day" sentiment from the Starburst Sayings stamp set is my favorite on in the set!  I paired it with some Maritime designer series paper on this card to create a masculine birthday.  

Starburst Sayings
Whisper White, Real Red card stock
Pool Party ink
Starburst framelits
Maritime dsp
Cherry Cobbler baker's twine
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Saturday, November 22, 2014

Take Out Celebrate Box

Have you tried the cute little takeout boxes that are in the Holiday catalog on page 10?  They are super easy to put together - cut out and scored for you.  

I randomly stamped some flowers on this one and added a little ribbon and a tag. Quick and simple for a little gift, some goodies or even a gift card.

Takeout Box
Bloom with Hope
Tangelo Twist ink
Whisper White, Daffodil Delight card stock
Tangelo Twist stitched satin ribbon
hodgepodge clips assortment
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I am a mom, wife, farmer and Stampin' Up! demonstrator from North Dakota. I love to stamp and scrapbook and share ideas with others so I thought I would try out a blog. Hope you enjoy it!