28 June 2010

Party at the Stamp Palace

The New Idea Book & Catalog for 2010/2011 is AWESOME!

Please join me this Friday Night (July 2), from 7pm - 9pm for the New Catalog Kick-Off Party!

Try out some of the new stamp sets and accessories! Everyone will complete 2 projects!

There will be some cool giveaways, including Stampin' Up! gift certificates, stamp sets and more!

Everyone who attends will receive a new product sampler & a coupon sheet for the next 6 months!

The orders from Friday night will be available for pick-up Thursday, July 8th!

There is no charge for this event, but you must register by Thursday at noon.

Register by commenting below.
Hope you can join us!

Please plan also, to bring your stamp stuff and stay til midnight for a stamp til you cramp!

Please let me know if you have any questions!

22 June 2010

Sign up today!

Here is a great special from Stampin' Up!  If you are interested, please go to my website, post a comment or email me!  Stampin' Up! is one of the easiest Direct Sales companies to work with!  The sales minimums are low, the discount is great and there is a great opportunity if you choose to work your business.  If you want to be a "hobby demo", and take advantage of all SU! offers their demonstrators, but just mainly support your habit at a discount, NOW would be the time to sign up!

$99 Starter Kit Promotion

From June 1-30, 2010, you can start your own Stampin’ Up! business

for just $99 with the special Mini Starter Kit!

The Mini Starter Kit—valued at over $180—contains the items listed

below; while all items are recommended, you can substitute a like item

of equal or lesser value.

•Watercolor Trio stamp set (wood-mount)
•I {Heart} Hearts stamp set (clear-mount)
•Clear-Mount Block C
•Homemade single stamp*
•Whisper White card stock (8-1/2” x 11”)
•Brights Collection assorted card stock (8-1/2” x 11”)*
•Melon Mambo Classic Stampin’ Pad
•Daffodil Delight Classic Stampin’ Pad*
•Rich Razzleberry Classic Stampin’ Pad
•Tempting Turquoise Classic Stampin’ Pad
•Basic Black 1/8” taffeta ribbon*
•Color Coach*
•SNAIL Adhesive
               *Sneak peek items!

The Mini Starter Kit also includes the same business supplies that are in the standard Starter Kit. Plus, new demonstrators who join Stampin’ Up! in June, you will receive a free box of 2010-2011 Idea Book and Catalogs during the first part of July!

Contact me today to get started!

09 January 2010

Thank You Folio

Here are the pics and directions for my Thank You Folio - A simple and easy project that makes a great gift and can be easily changed to whatever type of cards you wish.  I hope you like it!  Please leave a comment and let me know you visited today!


Pretty in Pink 8.5x11 sheet, scored along 11” edge at 2.5, and scored at each 8.5” edge at 5.25

5 – Very Vanilla cards (measuring 8.5x5.5)

5 – Very Vanilla medium envelopes

5 - Chocolate Chip pieces (4.25x3)

5 – Sending Love DSP pieces (4x2.75), punch with Pinking Hearts Border Punch on one long edge

1 – Textured Chocolate Chip piece (3.25x3.25)

1 – Textured Real Red piece (3x3), punch all four corners with Pinking Corner Punch

1 – Glittery Piece of Sending Love DSP, punch out glittery flower using XL Fancy Flower punch.

Very Vanilla cardstock scraps

With All My Heart stamp set

Pinking Hearts Border punch
Pinking Hearts Corner punch
Full Heart punch
XL Fancy Flower punch

20” piece Pretty in Pink Satin Ribbon

1 - Chocolate Chip 0.25” Brad
2 - Pewter Jumbo Eyelets


Ribbon Scissors


Stampin’ Dimensionals

Sticky Strip

Chocolate Chip, Pretty In Pink, Real Red Classic Ink pads

Directions for FOLIO:

Fold Pretty in Pink cardstock along 2.5” score line. This is your FOLIO

On larger section, above the score line – ON THE OUTSIDE – stamp smaller flower from With All My Heart set repeatedly using Real Red classic ink.

Attach Textured Chocolate Chip piece to center front of Folio.

Attach Textured Real Red piece on Textured Chocolate Chip piece.

Attach Chocolate Chip Flower Brad to center of glittery flower

Attach glittery flower to Textured Real Red piece using Stampin’ Dimensionals

Turn Folio over. Cut both edges of narrow strip on bottom center of Folio. Fold up and attach using Sticky Strip.

Position inner right corner of 2.5” flap on half-inch line of trimmer. Position top right corner of 2.5” flap on center of cutting track. Cut out this triangle and discard. Repeat on left inner corners.

Place sticky strip on outside edge of both 2.5” flaps and adhere, creating two pockets on inside of Folio

Fold Folio, lining up outside right-hand edges. Punch a hole through the center of both outside edges of Folio using large hole on crop-a-dile. Set Pewter Jumbo Eyelets using crop-a-dile, one on each outside edge.

Thread Satin Ribbon through both grommets and tie in a bow.

Directions for CARDS:

Stamp Very Vanilla cards with large flower from With All My Heart set using Pretty in Pink classic ink

Layer Sending Love DSP pieces onto Chocolate Chip pieces

Stamp 5 “Friend” hearts from With All My Heart set on Very Vanilla scraps, using Pretty in Pink classic ink. Punch out using Full Heart punch. Affix to Sending Love DSP using Stampin’ Dimensionals

Stamp “Thank You” from With All My Heart set on Very Vanilla scraps, in Chocolate Chip classic ink. Punch out words only with Word Window Punch. Attach across heart with SNAIL

Place cards in one pocket and envelopes in other.