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Thursday, October 27, 2011

You've Been Boo'd

Have you ever been BOO'd? Weeks ago someone (not really sure who...or am I?) began Boo-ing at work. Okay it was me, but I couldn't make it obvious so I left a store bought bag (shh don't tell the Stampin' Up! fairies - I mean what respectable stamper leaves a treat for someone in a store bought bag??) it finally came around and I walked into my office yesterday to find a bag of treats waiting for me...who snuck those in there when I wasn't looking I wonder?? Anyway I think there is only one person left who hasn't been BOO'd - so at this point in the game, I think it's okay to make it obvious that the last Boo was left by me and is this not the cutest bat you have ever laid eyes on? I wish I could take the credit for all this awesomeness, but the original design came from the fabulous Shelli Gardner....Do you think they'll ever figure out who left the first??

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Gearing Up For a SPOOKY Halloween!

Today I worked on Thank You cards for my customers this month, along with a few for some very thoughtful volunteers who helped me get ready for our Fall Festival at school this coming week. I have lots of Halloween projects I am trying to wrap up including a sweet little black crow who's just waiting for a Halloween costume - can crows even be considered sweet? Well maybe just this one as soon as I am finished with him!

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

All About R-einkers

I am so excited to share these fun cards with you at my Stamp Club this month! Each of them is made using Stampin' Up! Re-inkers with different techniques. I still have time to prep for more people if you would like to join in!

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Candle Boxes completed!

Back in you June you may have viewed a picture of a box I had designed to be used as a wedding favor - sized just right to hold a Yankee Candle Votive. Today I finally finished all 96 of these little babies - Sorry Kim I am keeping two - Rick and Emma deserve a treat for entertaining themselves for the past two days :) If you missed June's post, you can view it here! It was hours worth of work, but I loved every minute of it - and I hope Kim and Pat like these little boxes as much as I do!

I put together a brief tutorial with the measurements and directions - cut on the solid lines and score on the dotted lines (except for the error!) please don't mind my horrible writing, and take note of the error on the box top where it's noted to score and not cut! I added a picture of a cut box top to help.

Thanks for stopping by today - GO PATS!

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Beau Chateau

I have had this package of die cuts called Side Notes (#122379 $5.95) from the Belle Chateau Product Suite since July and just opened them this past weekend. Can you believe that I held onto these little darlings for this long? I needed a quick Birthday card the other day and these worked to make a perfect collage on the top of this card. I quickly put them together with a piece of Beau Chateau designer paper, a quick punch, a few pearls and a spritz of Log Cabin and Vanilla Smooch, and I was good to go....I think the recipient loved it too - well.... who wouldn't?

Saturday, October 1, 2011

FREE Big Shots!

Join Stampin' Up! as a Demonstrator during the month of October and receive your choice of a FREE Big Shot or $100 in Stampin' Up! Products in additional to all the fun supplies you can choose for your Kit!

Not sure you want to commit to a business? A Demonstrator Kit is also a great way to build your personal Stamp and Paper Craft Supplies at a fabulous price. For only $175 you will receive $375 worth of Stampin' Up! Products of your choice plus business supplies, a one time discount of 30% off of you next Stampin' Up! Order, access to our exclusive Stampin' Connection Demonstrator Only Website that is full of great stamping, scrapbooking and paper crafting ideas, and a free subscription to Stampin' Success - Stampin' Up!'s monthly publication for demonstrators only. Contact me today to learn more about joining my team!

World Card Making Day

Hi everyone,

Did you know that today is world card making day? I can't think of a better way to spend a dreary October afternoon inside than pulling out my stamps and paper supplies to make something fun and special, and I know that many of you feel the same! In honor of World Card Making Day I wantl to let you know that I have accepted a challenge of booking three Workshops in November. I have decided to offer an incentive - book your workshop in November and receive a *FREE* package of Winter Wishes Stitched Felt Accents. If you have $100 in outside orders on the night of your workshop you will also receive a *FREE* package of Mini Jingle Bells. You have to see these to believe how cute they are, it's a fun way to add a little Jingle to your holiday cards, tags and projects. All this is in addition to Stampin' Up!'s fabulous new Hostess Plan which gives you more options that they've ever offered before, plus the opportunity to purchase a Half Price Item. This is a great way to purchase the new Simply Scored scoring tool for only $14.98 - making your 3-D projects easier than ever before. You can see it HERE

Join my Stampin' Up! Team during the month of October and get a FREE Big Shot or an additional $100.00 in Stampin' Up! Products. This is a fun way to earn some extra income just in time for your holiday spending! Visit my Stampin' Up! Website for more information and let me know if you're interested in starting your own business!

I have been busy working on some 3-D projects for a friend's wedding, but in Celebration of World Card Making Day today I decided to share this past card with you. This little cutie was made using Fabulous Florets, and the 2010-2011 In Colors - Pear Pizzazz and Peach Parfait. I spiced it up a bit using Vanilla Smooch Spritz. Have you tried this stuff on your paper crafting projects yet? It's something you definitely will want to add to your collection!