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Bingo – win prizes and make cards!

By | January 19, 2018

Back by request is Bingo.  Save the date for Sunday, February 18 at 2pm.  Play 6 bingo rounds and win prizes from the new 2018 Occasions catalog.  Everyone wins a door prize and makes 2 cards.  Refreshments will be served.  It’s always a fun time and I hope you join us.  Feel free to invite a friend.  Be… Read More »

Help me celebrate my birthday!

By | January 10, 2018

Today is my birthday and I want you to help me celebrate!  Place an order today through Sunday and I will send you 3 birthday cards for you to give to your family & friends.  Be sure to check out my facebook page too over the next week as I will be posting photos of the hand made… Read More »

Lucky Me!

By | January 2, 2018

This year I received so many beautiful hand made Christmas cards.  I am so grateful that you love what I do and share what you love.  Thank you Deb, Susan, Nancy, Jenna, Michelle, Kathie, Mimi, Carol, Michele, Susan, Mary, Lucy, Teresa, Marie, Adie, Ellen, Ann, Carol and Tracy!!!  I proudly displayed them on my mantle for everyone to… Read More »

Winter 2018 Class & Event Lineup

By | December 28, 2017

I’m very excited to announce my upcoming classes and events for the 2018 Winter.  I hope that you will be able to join us at several of these dates.  It’s important for us all to have art in our lives, especially art that we make ourselves.  And the best part is, after you create your works of art… Read More »

Easy Gift to Make & Give

By | December 20, 2017

The pages are turning quickly on the calendar and December 25 is not so many pages away.  Do you need a personal, homemade gift that is awesome and easy??  Give the gift of a plant, but personalize it with your own plant tag.  This summer, my aloe plant had several babies and the whole pot needed dividing.  My… Read More »

OnStage Display Board Application Samples

By | December 12, 2017

Everything about Stampin’ Up!’s OnStage events is awesome.  Being with like-minded people, watching presentations that include new techniques and new products, absorbing all the positive energy, meeting people from all around the world, and seeing everyone’s creativity because we love & appreciate creativity.  The next OnStage local event will be in April 2018.  The location that is closest… Read More »

Free Shipping (Again!!!)

By | December 10, 2017

I am so happy to announce that Stampin’ Up! is offering Free Shipping again on Monday, Dec. 11 (that’s tomorrow as I type this).  I need to replenish some of my snail refills (as I have been busy making my Christmas cards).  Be sure to check your card stock stash.  Are you missing or low on your favorite… Read More »

Christmas card class this week

By | December 4, 2017

Be sure to sign up for my last class of 2017!  Make some of your own beautiful Christmas/Holiday cards to mail to those very special to you.  You can choose to make either 6 or 12 cards at class.  Please RSVP by noon, Wednesday, Dec. 6. Thursday, Dec. 7 at 9:30 am Friday, Dec. 8 at 9:30 am… Read More »

Year End Sales Event

By | December 1, 2017

The year may be ending, but the deals are just getting started with the Year-End Sales Event! Over the next month, enjoy exclusive deals on select retiring and surplus items—while supplies last!  Take a look at all the great deals and see what your own stamping inventory is missing.  There are so many stamp sets, bundles, embellishments, paper… Read More »

Extravaganza Sale Begins on Monday!!!

By | November 18, 2017

For the last few years, Stampin’ Up! has hosted an extraordinary Extravaganza Sale leading up to Black Friday.  This year is no exception.  There are so many fabulous products going on sale, you don’t want to miss out on any of them.  There will be three sales during this OnLine Extravaganza sale!  Beginning on Monday, November 20, a 24 hour… Read More »

Reserve your STAMPARATUS

By | November 15, 2017

Stampin’ Up! announced and showed many great things over the last few days at their OnStage Live event and this is the first we get to share with you!!!  For the last two years, Stampin’ Up! has been designing a new, innovative stamp placement tool.  I was very lucky and proud to be part of the development team, but was sworn to… Read More »

Thinking outside the box (literally)

By | November 7, 2017

My brother’s birthday was last week and sometimes male cards can be a bit of a challenge.  When we were kids (he’s 4 years younger than me) he loved to watch the popular 1970’s show Doctor Who.  It scared me, but I still watched it because we were only allowed one show each a day and I wanted… Read More »

Join us at class this week!

By | October 31, 2017

Now that Halloween has passed, does it feel like the Holidays are coming like a speed train?  Take a peek at my upcoming calendar and be sure to fit these dates & times into your busy schedule.  Not only are these classes productive, but they are creative, social and fun. November Thanksgiving & Christmas cards, Thursday, Nov.2 at 9:30… Read More »

Happy Halloween!!!

By | October 31, 2017

Wishing you all a fun day of “trick or treating” on this day of Halloween.  My gingerbread cookie (stamp) wanted to dress up as a mummy this year, so I wrapped him up in paper towel strips and he’s pretty happy with his costume.

Sign up for Santa’s Workshop!

By | October 20, 2017

My October 28 Santa’s Workshop is fast approaching and I’m still accepting RSVPs.  Everyone will make 10 awesome projects for $45: cards, gift card cards, hot chocolate gifts and stocking stuffers.  The projects should take about 2 hours to make, but you can come anytime between 9am – 2pm.  Be sure to RSVP by Wednesday, October 25.  I… Read More »

Stained Glass Stamping Technique on Vellum

By | September 20, 2017

Stained glass is beautiful and illuminating (but time intensive, expensive, and not easy to give away).  Use this stained glass technique on vellum and you will find yourself to be an instant expert, giving away many cards with happiness.  This card is actually completing three of my today’s checklist items:  1.  I wanted to create my own design… Read More »

We Can Make a Difference through Creativity

By | September 1, 2017

I’ve been sitting in my safe, dry, unaffected home listening to all of the destruction and hope brought on by Hurricane Harvey wondering what difference I can make. The above Statement of the Heart is Stampin’ Up!’s mission statement (created before mission statements were popular) that all demonstrators strive to live by. We all make a difference through what… Read More »