Monday, November 30, 2009

Mojo Monday Challenge - November 30, 2009

The embellishment was created with 2 1/2" scallop circles, cut in half and folded.
Stampin Up! Products:

Sale-A-Bration 2009 DSP
  • Bashful Blue and Certainly Celery cardstock
  • Bashful Blue and Certainly Celery ink - for distressing
  • Certainly Celery twill ribbon
Other Products
  • Button
  • Glue dots
  • 2 1/2" scallop circle die
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Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Kendall's Dad says it's so difficult to email pictures it is Wednesday and I guess he has had these pictures in his possession since Monday. Sons! Sons! Sons!

HOW COULD HE NOT SHARE THESE? He wanted to blame it on Kristin. I guess since she does most of the work around the house, and takes care of the baby and studies for her Masters; she should have found time to email me a picture.

I came to your defense and told him you are too busy getting your Masters (woohoo Kristin, you go girl).

I had to explain to my technically challenged son how to email pictures.
I guess he never sends attachments by it is almost 2010 and David has never emailed an attachment. I had to walk him through the steps. I guess he is stuck in the 70s even though he was born in the 80s.

I think I will get him Windows ME for Christmas. I better start hunting for this relic program.

Monday, November 23, 2009

Mojo Monday Challenge - November 23, 2009

This Mojo Monday challenge was easy using Stampin' Up! products:
  • Christmas Jingle striped DSP
  • Textured cardstock in Real Red and Chocolate Chip
  • Old Olive cardstock
  • Stampin’ Up! Exclusive Die Movers & Shapers Curly Label
  • Hostess Stamp set - Christmas Punch
  • Chocolate Chip, Old Olive and Real Red Stampin' Write markers
  • Old Olive 1/4" grosgrain ribbon
  • Eyelet border punch
The Stampin' Up! exclusive Movers & Shapers Curly Label die is FANTASTIC. All I had to do to create the card base was cut my 8 1/2" x 11" paper in half length wise and line it up on the die. The unique cutout has perforated marks shaped around the cutout piece.

Of course, I had to design the card first using Stampin' Up!'s My Digital Studio. You just have to get this program!
If you would like to learn how to make any of my cards posted on my blog, please contact me by email - click here.

Do you or Santa need help finding the perfect gift? Have Santa contact me. I will help with suggestions or Santa can purchase gift certificates from me (redeemable only through me).

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Don't miss this FANTASTIC holiday sale at Stampin' Up!.

30%, 40% and 50% off selected items. Shop today, sale ends November 30.

Go to my Stampin' Up! website, CLICK HERE and click on Shop Now (upper right hand corner) to check out all the deals.

Sunday, November 22, 2009

My First Mojo Monday Challenge

I have been checking this blog out for months now and finally decided that tonight I will meet the challenge.

Each Monday a new sketch is added to the blog; the challenge is to use the sketch to create your own "masterpiece".

I, of course, playing with the new Stampin' Up! My Digital Studio, first created my "masterpiece" on the computer and then went to my craft room and created the card with real cardstock.

I used all Stampin' Up! products with this card
  • Mellow Moss card base
  • Really Rust cardstock and DSP from the Patterns Pack III (available as a Level 1 Hostess Benefits)
  • Mellow Moss 1/4" grosgrain ribbon
  • Thoughts & Prayers stamp set
  • Large oval and scallop oval punch
  • Basic Black ink
  • Stampin' Dimensionals
This is my digital creation

Saturday, November 21, 2009

Stampin' Up! My Digital Software - First Creation Start to Finish

This is the card created on the computer - - - - - - - - >

I designed this card using the new Stampin' Up! My Digital Studio software program. Create your cards without wasting precious Stampin' Up! paper by designing your card first with this new software and then make it using your Stampin' Up! products.

This is the actual card made using Stampin' Up! products - - - - - >

Email me to find out about this newest software available only through Stampin' Up!

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Anniversary / Birthday / Calendar / Important Events to Remember Booklet Workshop

I created these binded notebooks with my cute binding machine. Great to use as birthday calendar (not dated)

These notebooks contain fifteen pages, one page for each month of the year and three blank pages. Write down the day and event under the month.

A cute and easy Christmas gift for a co-worker or friend.

Would you like to create one? Come to my workshop on Tuesday, December 1 at 10:00 am and create one. Deadline registration and payment date is Monday, November 30.

Bring your own adhesive. Class materials fee is $9, deposit required.

Friday, November 6, 2009

Let Stampin' Up! do your Christmas shopping and you get free merchandise

You'll love the convenience of our Holiday Gift-Giving Guide! With gift ideas for kids, teens, neighbors and more, it's your one-stop shop for all your holiday needs.

PLUS, when you spend $50 on products in the guide, you'll get a Decor Elements for FREE (up to a $16.95 value)! Let your free item be a gift to yourself because you are such a smart shopper OR give it away as a gift.

You can view the Holiday Gift-Giving Guide and Home Decor brochures at the top of this page.

If you enjoy stamping, the perfect gift to share your love of stamping can be found in this holiday guide. Below are a few of my suggestions:
  • Page 2 - $9.95 Best of the Bunch Mini Note Kit #116762. Kit includes a double-mounted stamp set (two stamps in all), Stamping Spot (ink), four 3 7/8" x 2 3/4" cards and envelopes.
  • Page 2 - $18.95 Beary Best Friends stamp set #118052. This is a six-piece stamp set - all you need to complete this is a Basic Black ink pad and you have created hours of continuous crafting for younger children. Images can be colored with crayons and markers. Purchase Note Cards #107311 and let your children create their own greeting cards to send to family and friends. Note Cards include 20 cards and envelopes.
  • Page 3 - There are kits that include everything you need to create beautiful greeting cards. Prices range from $24.95 to $42.95 for the complete kits (stamps, ribbon, ink, cards and envelopes).
  • Page 4 - $274.55 A Dream Come True Gift - The Big Shot Gift Pack includes the Big Shot die cutting machine that cuts and embosses. Included in this package is the Movers & Shapers Curly Label Die that cuts and creates a window card with a few cranks of the handle. Purchase this kit and you will receive hostess benefits; a Level 1 stamp set and $25.00 worth of Stampin' Up! merchandise (your choice)
  • Page 4 - Gifts for your neighbors. Pack up your cookies and give them in pretty containers or create your own party favors to give to your guest at your next holiday party.

I'll even gift wrap any Stampin' Up! products you purchase as gifts for no additional charge.