Thursday, December 31, 2009

Valentine Card Class on January 23rd

I'm excited to announce a wonderful new class I designed over my Christmas break. This is your opportunity to create 30 adorable Valentine note cards (with envelopes) for your child (or yourself) to distribute on Valentine's Day. The class fee will be $25 - that's less that $1 per handmade card! Please RSVP no later than January 12th to allow time for ordering and cutting supplies before class on January 23rd at 10:00.

Friday, December 25, 2009

December Club Project

I meant to post this three weeks ago, but life got so busy finishing up at school for the holidays then trying to finish everything that had to be done at home before Christmas that I forgot. A gentle email reminder from one of my club members this morning prompted this post. This was one of the club projects from this month.
We used the Big Shot for almost every element in the project - the Scallop Square Die, Petals A Plenty Embossing Folder (only available through Jan 4th), Serif Essentials Alphabet, and of course the Big Shot. We also used Christmas Punch (a hostess set) and Boho Blossoms Punch which coordinate perfectly.
We always do two projects or cards at club - no cost for the projects - just the $25 order committment. If you are interested in joining one of my clubs, please contact me for more information.

Thursday, December 24, 2009

Decor Element Shirts

I made my nephew and niece each a shirt using decor elements and bleach water. They looked so cute when they modeled them for me - we do gifts at my Mom's on Chrismtas Eve. I hope you enjoy them.
By the way - this amazing ideas and instructions were posted on the Stampin' Up! demonstrator website a few weeks ago. This amazing resource is just one of the many benefits of being a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator. Contact me if you are interested in hearing more of the benefits.

Sunday, December 13, 2009

Snow Day Project

I had been collecting fabric and waiting for time to try this adorable purse project I saw on Angie Juda's blog. Well, with two snow days this week, I finally found the time.

I made the three purses below on Thursday to give to the girls my husband works with.

I decided to make a simple set of coordinating cards to go with each purse when I got the call for a second snow day on Friday. Each card set uses whisper white cardstock, designer series paper (some retired, but it coordinated), grosgrain ribbon, and brand new clear mount stamps from the Occasions Mini and the Sale-a-Bration catalogs - these will be available to customers starting January 5th.

Saturday, December 12, 2009

December Girls Night Out

Add a touch of elegance to any occasion with this gorgeous set of black and white cards created using the Bride & Groom Specialty Paper & Stampin’ Up!’s Pretties Kit. In this class you’ll create 8 cards in all – four black cards & four white cards – as well as a unique box to hold them.

Please mark your calendar for Friday, January 1st at 6:00 - the last Friday in December is Christmas so I had to move it to New Year's Day.

The $20 class fee includes all precut supplies for eight beautiful cards with envelopes and box along with a light dinner. To keep class cost low, I am not including the stamp set in the class cost this month. If you'd like to order the featured stamp set Together Forever at 20% off, tell me when you register. Please register by 12/26 to allow fime for cutting materials.

Please bring your own adhesive and scissors.

Friday, December 11, 2009

12 Days of Holidays

Dates: December 11-22, 2009

Things to Remember:
- Orders may be placed online, by phone, by email, or in person.
- The sale begins Friday, December 11, 2009, 12:01 AM (MT), and ends Tuesday, December 22, 2009, 11:50 PM (MT).
- Items must be ordered by December 15, 2009, in order to arrive in time for Christmas.
- Discounts range between 15-25 percent.
- There are no quantity limits.
- There are no qualifiers to receive the discount.
- For online orders, discounts will be reflected in the "regular price"; "catalog price" will show the non-discounted price.

Product Offering:
Flower Burst Embosslits die $11.95 now $8.96
Cherry Blossom Embosslits die $11.95 now $8.96
Thanks Embosslits die $11.95 now $8.96
Sweetest Stem Embosslits die $11.95 now $8.96
Hi Embosslits die $11.95 now $8.96
Timeless Type Junior Alphabet Medium Sizzlits die $74.95 now $59.96
Build a Flower #2 Set Sizzlits 4-Pack die $19.95 now $16.96
Big Bold Cupcakes Sizzlits 4-Pack die $21.95 now $18.66
Hearts Set Sizzlits 4-Pack die $19.95 now $16.96
Tulipe Bigz die $21.95 now $16.46
Two Tags Bigz die $21.95 now $18.66
Fringed Flower Bigz die $19.95 now $15.96
Decorative Accents Bigz die $19.95 now $15.96
Flower Bigz Clear die $19.95 now $15.96
5-Point 3D Star Bigz die $19.95 now $16.96
Circle 3D Ornament Bigz die $19.95 now $16.96
Flower Layers w/Leaf Bigz die $19.95 now $16.96
Bird w/Leaves and Flower Bigz die $19.95 now $16.96
Perfect Setting Bigz XL die $42.95 now $32.21
Pennant Bigz XL die $39.95 now $29.96
Baskets & Blooms Bigz XL die $39.95 now $31.96
Pop-Up Three Tier Cake Bigz XL die $39.95 now $29.96
Pop-Up 3D Ball Bigz XL die $39.95 now $29.96
Matchbox Bigz XL die $42.95 now $36.51
Flower Layers Originals die $15.95 now $13.56
Kraft Décor Elements sheets 12" x 24" (2) $12.95 now $10.36
Dark Gray Décor Elements sheets 12" x 24" (2) $12.95 now $10.36
Chocolate Décor Elements sheets 12" x 24" (2) $12.95 now $10.36
White Décor Elements sheets 12" x 24" (2) $12.95 now $10.36
So Saffron Décor Elements sheets 15" x 24" (2) $12.95 now $9.71
Rose Red Décor Elements sheets 15" x 24" (2) $12.95 now $9.71
Taken With Teal Décor Elements sheets 15" x 24" (2) $12.95 now $9.71
Pretty In Pink Décor Elements sheets 15" x 24" (2) $12.95 now $9.71
Bashful Blue Décor Elements sheets 15" x 24" (2) $12.95 now $9.71
Real Red Décor Elements sheets 15" x 24" (2) $12.95 now $9.71
Old Olive Décor Elements sheets 15" x 24" (2) $12.95 now $9.71
Black Décor Elements sheets 15" x 24" (2) $12.95 now $9.71
Night of Navy Décor Elements sheets 15" x 24" (2) $12.95 now $9.71
Certainly Celery Décor Elements sheets 15" x 24" (2) $12.95 now $9.71
Tempting Turquoise Décor Elements Sheets 15" x 24" (2) $12.95 now $9.71
Clear Décor Elements sheets 15" x 24" (2) $12.95 now $9.71
Pumpkin Pie Décor Elements sheets 15" x 24" (2) $12.95 now $9.71
Pixie Pink Décor Elements sheets 15" x 24" (2) $12.95 now $9.71
Sahara Sand Décor Elements sheets 15" x 24" (2) $12.95 now $9.71
Gable Green Décor Elements sheets 15" x 24" (2) $12.95 now $9.71
Basic Gray Décor Elements sheets 15" x 24" (2) $12.95 now $9.71
Chalkboard Décor Elements sheets 15" x 24" (2) $14.95 $11.21

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Stampin' Up! Clear Mount Stamps!!

I'm ecstatic! Over the past few years, there has been enormous demand from demonstrators and customers alike for a line of repositionable clear-mount stamps. Well, you asked for it, and now you have it! Starting with stamps in the 2010 Occasions Mini Catalog and the 2010 Sale-A-Bration Brochure, Stampin′ Up! now offers our exclusive stamp art in both traditional wood-mount, and the new clear-mount option. The customer sales period begins Jan. 5.

Our new clear-mount stamps are the result of extensive research with the intent to maintain the very best image quality in the stamping industry, while at the same time offering the ease-of-use and storability inherent in repositionable clear-mount stamps.

Clear-Mount Features

  • Nine different sizes of clear blocks available individually or as a discounted bundle.
  • Blocks have ergonomic grooves on all four sides for easy grip and traditional wood-mount feel.
  • Stamps and blocks are durable and easy to clean with your Stampin’ Scrub and Stampin' Mist.
  • Optional image labels on stamp backs let you decide if you want to see the image through the block or not.
  • Tight die-cutting for easy image positioning.
  • Large clear blocks can be used to create collages or spell words with alphabet sets.
  • Stamps store easily in standard, DVD-type cases with artwork on front and spine, making organization easy.
As many of you know, I've switched all of my stamps to this type of mount over the past few years to save space. I'm so excited to see that I won't have to go through the extra steps anymore. Better yet, I'll be able to save 20-30% on each stamp set I purchase this way!

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Beginning January 5th! New heart-shaped Sweet Treat Cups!

Just in time for Valentine's Day projects, Stampin' Up's new Heart Treat Cups coordinate perfectly with the Sweetheart stamp set in the new Occasions Mini Catalog, and the Full Heart punch. Time to book your Valentine's-themed workshop!

I'm so pleased that those of you who have already fallen in love with the Sweet Treat Cups now have another option--and hope that those of you who haven't tried these easy and amazingly cute little add-ons will give them a try!

Important Information

  • Heart Treat Cups (#120435) and the coordinating Sweetheart stamp set (#120415) will be available for purchase starting on January 5, 2010.
  • Limited time offer--only while supplies last, so don't wait!
  • The coordinating Sweet Treat Padded Envelopes (#116802) are recommended if you want to mail these special projects, as the cups stick up quite aways off the card.
  • The Full Heart punch makes the exact sized hole you need for these cups if you want to use them as shown above--item #113693.