Tuesday, January 22, 2013

It’s here! Sale-A-Bration 2013 has begun. How will you party during Stampin’ Up!’s premiere event?

There are three ways—choose all that apply!

1. Host
Have your friends over for a party and earn fantastic Sale-A-Bration freebies with a qualifying order! For a minimum $200 CAN party, you’ll get a FREE pack of Silver Glimmer Paper (silver paper for Stampin’ Up!’s silver anniversary!). Host a $525 CAN party, and you’ll get the free Glimmer Paper PLUS a FREE product bundle—and that’s in addition to the normal hostess benefits (including $90 CAN in FREE products of your choice)!
Contact me today to set a date for your party/workshop!

2. Shop
Shopaholics unite! For every $60 CAN you spend, you’ll get a FREE Sale-A-Bration product—there are nearly 20 to choose from! Here's a link to my online store if you can't wait to shop...just click 'shop now'!   ...and if you just want to see what you can get for FREE, click 'see what you can get' here in my online store!:) ...or you can click on the sale-a-bration icon on my right sidebar ---> to see what's in this year's flyer!

3. Join
Party all the time when you become a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator. Plus, when you join during Sale-A-Bration, you’ll get 25% more products for FREE in your Starter Kit! Click the 'Join the fun' link on my website at this link to get started and email me for the password or any help you need!

Sale-A-Bration is one of the most exciting times of the year at Stampin’ Up! How will you Sale-A-Brate?

Monday, January 14, 2013

Dude, You're Wecome Kit

Brand new today!  Designed BY MEN, FOR MEN!  This new kit is available in my online SU store today...just click on my website on the right panel!

What a great valentine's gift this could make for the men in our lives...and in the long run it would accomplish two things:
- save them money when they give us cards (probably $6 - $10 saved per card for occasion or thought)
- get them to give us cards!:))

Sunday, January 13, 2013

Valentines Treat Mailboxes - Make & Take #2

This was the 2nd make & take from yesterday's workshop.  Inside of each of these adorable little mailboxes is 2 Hershey's miniatures.  The idea for this project came from Tami White, who did something very similar a couple of years ago, but she used Hershey nuggets. I can't find nuggets around Saskatoon anywhere these days, so miniatures it was.  The width of the mailbox changes to 1 3/4" but the rest is fairly similar:)

We used the More Amore dsp for this project and the Ciao, Baby!  stamp set and coordinating punches, one of which you can earn for FREE during sale-a-bration, which starts on January 22nd!

The workshop order from yesterday will go in tomorrow morning, so if there is something you need or want, be sure to contact me before then:)

Saturday, January 12, 2013

Valentine's Workshop - Make & Take #1

At every workshop I like to have 2 free make and takes for the participants.  This was the card we are doing at today's Valentines Workshop.  On it we used the More Amore Suite of products including the dsp and the Hearts a Flutter bundle.  Plus we used the That's the Ticket stampset and coordinating builder punch:)

Paper Pumpkin Announcement...coming soon!

Exiting announcement at Leadership yesterday!!

"I'm Paper Pumpkin...
I come to your door each month (a fully decked out creativity carriage).  I'll help you to escape your life with some paper fun.
I come in a sweet box, but you'll really love what you find on the inside:
All the stamps, ink, paper, and accessories to create pinable projects.  Create stuff like cards, journals, d├ęcor and more!"

Starting Monday January 14th you can sign up for this monthly program and then every month you will receive a new, surprise project kit at your doorstep.  And the first month, as a free gift to you, with your first kit you will receive a clear acrylic blog for FREE.

I believe the first projects go out in March and that if you sign up by the 10th of the month your project will ship on the 15th of that month.  If you sign up on the 11th of a month, your project will be shipped the 15th of the following month:)

I *love* this idea!!  The is great for anyone who wants to just sit back and create...and it comes to your door!!  Here's a link!

Anyone want to get together every month and make paper pumpkin projects?!!

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

That's the Ticket - Hearts a Flutter

On today's card I continued to use the Hearts a Flutter bundle which I'm sure you can see I'm in *love* with !  I also used the 'That's the Ticket' new stamp set and the coordinating punch.  Also the heart in the background comes from the More Amore dsp and the doily is from the Paper Doilies pack (can you believe that you can get 24 for just $3.95?!  great, huh!)  I crumped up my doily before adhering it to give a more vintage look:)  I took a bit of inspiration for this card from the project on page 10 of the Spring Catty...that project uses the Artisan Embellishments Kit which I'm also in *love* with!;)

Sunday, January 06, 2013

Monochromatic Hearts a Flutter


Today's card was made with the Hearts of Flutter bundle on pool party dsp.  I embossed the background with the lacey brocade embossing folder which carries over from the Holiday Catty (Yeah!) and then I white embossed each of the stamped images.  The greeting comes from the Ciao, Baby stampset and coordinating punch.
Inspiration for this card came from Kimberley Van Diepen.  She made a similar card a few days ago in crumbcake that I just loved!  Here is a link.

Thursday, January 03, 2013

Spring Catalog is LIVE! January Special and more...

I thought I'd share this mailbox I made today since the Spring Catalog is live today!  The mailbox is made from all kinds of goodies on pages 10 and 11 in the new catty...most notably, the Hearts a Flutter bundle, the More Amore Suite and (my favourite!) the Artisan Embellishments Kit!!

Inspiration for this mailbox came from Amy Celona.  She posted this one a few years ago...mine has a few extras ad libbed here and there but Amy has an easy to follow tutorial at the link below:
Amy's pdf

To browse the Spring Catalog, just click the link below:

OR to view it in my online store, click this link below:

Also starting today is a new promotion...perfect for Valentine's!  It's called "Feel the Love with 2 sweet offers"...and this is how it works:
- you  can get 20% of the Valentine Treat Bundle
- you can order the 'My Little Valentine" stamp set (for only 11.95) and receive for FREE the 'Sealed with Love Simply Sent Kit'  ....FREE, you gotta like that!;)

For more information on these promotions, please see my Stampin Up website by clicking below:

Wednesday, January 02, 2013

Keep Calm and LOVE!

I made this bookmark for the devotional I am using for 2013.  I decided to join the group of creative people I know who choose 'one little word' for the year...  My 'one little word' for 2013 is LOVE. So I will be focusing on, studying and pursuing LOVE this year. And with me, part of focusing is creating, so I needed to create a new bookmark for this year's devotional ("Love Out Loud").

The 'love' image I used come from the Ciao Baby stamp set in the spring catalog that starts tomorrow.  'Keep calm' comes from a set only available to hostesses in the main catalog.  The dsp I used is the More Amore specialty paper and I also used some of the goodies from the Artisan embellishment pack.

Tuesday, January 01, 2013

Feel Goods - Spring Catty Sneak Peek

Happy New Year!!

Another sneak peek today from the Spring Catalog.  Not too long now til it starts (Jan 3rd!)

New products on this card include the Hearts a Flutter bundle that I've been using the last few days, but today instead of using it with dsp too, I did all the stamping on cardstock and then string it together with cherry cobbler bakers twine and tied each with bows!  I also embellished with rhinestone jewels, faceted buttons and regular buttons.

And my favourite part about this card is the sentiments.  "the best things in life aren't thing' comes from a new stamp set called Feel Goods in the new spring catalog.  Contact me to receive your copy today!