Thursday, February 28, 2013

Patterned Occasions

Good Evening Ladies!

I bet you thought I forgot about you!  Well not so, I would rather be doing what I LOVE to do and sharing that with you anytime!  First no time, working overtime, then computer problems.  Hopefully, we're back on track.

So I better get going.  Today, I wanted to share with you my Shoebox Swap card from our meeting this month.  Sale-A-Bration is one of the Best Times ever !!  Who doesn't love to get FREE products?  The Patterned Occasions Stamp set is one of the choices that you have. 

I love the New Fold on this card!  Something different and really easy to do. 
 And yes, it still fits in the standard A2 envelope. 

I saw this FUN fold on Sandy Hancock's blog, so I had to give it a try.  Sandy has some directions on her blog, you can check them out by clicking ( Here ).   I just love that this set has so many Occasions to be celebrated !!!  So give this one a try!

Island Indigo, Tangerine Tango along with Sahara Sand and Whisper White for cardstock.  The Sycamore Street Designer Paper has lots of fun patterns to play with.  The Sycamore Street Ribbon and Button Pack was used with an added bit of bling on the punched flower.

A Big Thank You to Sandy for sharing !!!

I want to Thank you for stopping by today and your patience while I was MIA!!

Happy Stamping !!!

Monday, February 11, 2013

Valentine Gifts for the Grandkids

Wow, I was busy all weekend trying to get everything done.  Package is in the mail today for arrival on Wednesday !!  Whoot Whoot!

So here are a few things on the way for Valentine's Day !!


Let's start with their cards.  I saw the "Sending a Kiss" card at my Upline's house (Susan Campfield)  recently and also on her blog.  So I changed it up a little bit by using different cardstock colors and added a smidge of More Amore Designer Series Specialty paper.   Couldn't figure this one out at first glance, but the kiss is made with the Blossom Petals Builder Punch.  You can check out Susan's blog by clicking ( Here ).

Next up is the Adorable Raccoon Valentine Treat Box:


Isn't this just the cutest thing ever!!  Well I fell in LOVE with this little Raccoon when I first saw it at our Quarterly Meeting.   Kimberley Morris is the original creator of this adorable project and she does have a video with all the details.  To visit Kimberley's blog, just click ( Here ).

This is the "Billion Dollar" Candy Bar Holder.   I looked all over for these Candy bars.  They're seasonal of course and they are made by Russell Stover.  Finally found some at Walgreens, but I had to go to 2 stores to get the number of them that I needed.   This is very similar to my other Candy Bar Holders that I've made.  I had to adjust it just a little bit as this is a bigger Candy bar.

Cardstock is:   3 1/8" x 10 1/4"   Score @ 5 and 5 1/4" on the 10 1/4" side.   Then score 1/4" on both of the 3 1/8" sides.  Cut the middle flap on both sides up to the 1/4" score line and then add some sticky strip to both sides to close. 
Designer Paper is:  2 3/4" x 4 3/4"
Decorate as desired. 

These gorgeous "Be My Valentine Hearts" are my take on one of Erica Cerwin's Hearts a Flutter Project Planner ideas.  They are super easy and will be so much FUN to give as a Valentine.  The Candy Hearts can be found in with the Wedding Favors @ Michael's.  Who would of thought that there are so many things there to have FUN with!!   I used the 2 3/8" Scallop Circle, the Heart Punch and Small Heart Punch.  Add a little Baker's Twine at the top and some Red Glimmer Paper.   You can check out Erica's blog and some of her other projects in her Planner by clicking ( Here ) .

Thanks to Susan, Kimberley and Erica for sharing their creativity with us!!!

Thank YOU for stopping by so I could share some ideas with you for your Valentine's Day gifts!

Happy Stamping and have a Happy Valentine's Day  !!!

Friday, February 8, 2013

Best of Stamp Sets and Sent with Love Special Offer !!

Just wanted to share a few things with you today as life has been a like hetic lately… Stampin’ Up! is offering the “The best of 25 Years” Series of stamps. Check this out!!

best of 25 years birthdays

 This one was in January but still available….

best of 25 years Love

this one just came available a few days ago…..

Check back to see the new "Best of" stamp sets as they come out. These stamp sets will be $14.95 and include 3-5 clear mount images.
All of the "Best of" sets will be available until March 31, 2014.

Get a FREE $14.95 set of your choice when you purchase six "Best of " stamp sets this year. You will receive a sticker with each set purchased. Collect six stickers and redeem your collector's card for a FREE set. Free sets must be redeemed no later than April 30, 2014. Cool Huh??? It’s like a Frequent Shopper Card from Stampin’ Up! These sets are to die for Fabulous!!! Who wouldn’t want the Best of the Best?!?

Sent with Love Special Offer

Pack your crafting bags, and get ready for a creative trip with our new Sent with Love products! These all-new travel-themed products are perfect for documenting family vacations, creating unique invitations, or myriad other fun paper-crafting projects!

And here’s the rub: these exclusive products are only available from February 1 through April 30! Buy the Sent with Love Stamp Set or Designer Series Paper separately—or get them both in a bundle with Calypso Coral Baker’s Twine for 20 percent off!
We’re also offering a coordinating digital kit. See below for item numbers and prices.

Sent with Love Clear-Mount Stamp Set*
$17.95 US/ $21.95 CAN
Sent with Love Designer Series Paper*
$10.95 US/$13.50 CAN
Pretty Bundle*
Includes the Sent with Love Stamp Set, Sent with Love Designer Series Paper, and Calypso Coral Baker’s Twine at a 20 percent discount!
$25.50 US/$31.50 CAN
Sent with Love Digital Kit
Coordinates with the Sent with Love products. Not included in the Pretty Bundle.
$9.95 US/$12.50 CAN
*Only available through April 30, 2013

Sent with Love....Pack your bags!

Thanks for stopping by today !!!
Happy Stamping !!!

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Patterned Occasions Mini Cards

Hello Ladies,

Just a short post today, as I wanted to share these cute Mini Patterned Occasions Cards.  The Patterned Occasions stamp set is one of the FREE choices available during Sale-A Bration when you spend $50 dollars before tax and shipping!!

Here's the Group Picture:

I had a little bit of an issue getting these to all fit, but you get the idea.

Here's a closer view for you.  I separated them out so you could get a good closer look.
These 3 x 3 Mini Cards are so easy to make and you can actually add the same to a regular size card too!!  They make the perfect card to go along with any gift!!

I believe that I saw these cute card on the Tour De Freaks January edition.  The Sycamore Street Designer Series Paper is also one of the choices available during Sale-A-Bration.  Along with the Sycamore Street Ribbon and Button Pack.

As always I Thank You for making some time to stop by today !!

Happy Stamping !!!


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