Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Stampin' Up! Promotion and MDS

LAST DAY!!! Online Extravaganza--with select products up to 60 percent off, you won't want to miss out on these deals!

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Check out these sweet new downloads for My Digital Studio here.
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Monday, November 28, 2011

Thanksgiving Weekend Give-away Winner

Thank you to all who participated and for the lovely comments. We all have a lot to be thankful for and have a lot that we can share with others! But what everyone has been waiting for ....

The winner for the Thanksgiving Give-away is Dawn Kathleen. Congratulations! If I do not hear back from Dawn, the 2nd runner up will be contacted. The winner was chosen through a random drawing by random.org.

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Sunday, November 27, 2011

Mirror Mondays

You see projects and think, I love that and gotta try it. But how many times do we actually follow through? So today and every Mondays here on out, will be replicas of cards or projects that I LOVE and want/need to replicate for my own.

Today's inspiration comes from the Holiday Mini Catalog on page 6 and from a fellow demonstrator, Patty Bennett. I took what I saw and melded them together. Medallions or Lollies, whatever you want to call them, are addicting! I just want to plaster them to every project. It adds quite a lot of dimension and appeal to any project. I'm thinking I may need to make some Christmas wreaths but for Thanksgiving, this is what I made:
{Project Details}
Stamp: none
Ink: none
Paper: Spice Cake Designer Series Paper
Accessories: Wire Wreath Ring (not SU), Simply Scored, Big Shot, Blossom Flower Die, 1-1/4" Wide Soft Suede Striped Grosgrain Ribbon, Spice Cake Buttons, Antique Brads, and Hot Glue (lots of it).
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Thursday, November 24, 2011

Thanksgiving Give-away

In September, my fearless leader for the Ronald McDonald House Charity lost her fight with cancer. Karen Moody was such a wonderful, sweet, generous, and very creative person. I feel blessed to have known her and if it weren't for Stampin' Up!, I would have never had the chance to meet her. I'm thankful for the friends I have met and will continue to meet through our creativity. As the holidays draw near, I think of her quite often because it was during these times that we were working and creating gifts to send over to the children and families staying at the Orange County RMH together.

Karen was the first person to introduce me to Bunco. She also taught me how to create many, many fun things that I have shared in the past. She even had the patience to correct my mistakes and fix some of my projects that got bumps and bruises as they found their way to her by mail. She also connected me to a great charity, the Ronald McDonald House, and many other demonstrators but most of all, she was a friend.

From this experience with Karen, I've learned:
life is truly short. 
To appreciate the little things and take the time to enjoy what is now.
My faith also becomes stronger and feel blessed and comforted that I have a God and a heaven to look forward to. 
And in honor of her, I'd like to host a blog giveaway.

Sweet Stitches Fabric, Coordinating Buttons, & Exclusive Stampin' Up! Reusable Tote.

To be entered into this random drawing, please leave me a comment and since it is Thanksgiving, something you're thankful for wouldn't be bad either. Let's say you've got until this Sunday, November 27th to enter.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

SU Promotions and My Digital Studio

Online Extravaganza began on Monday! Save up to 60 percent on select products through November 30 only.

While it's always rewarding to host a Stampin' Up! workshop, now through December 15 is an especially good time to be the hostess. Hostesses who hold a qualifying workshop will get an additional $35 in free Stampin' Up! products! 

You can download this week's newest and greatest downloads here 

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Monday, November 21, 2011

Hot Holiday Deals NOW!!!

TWO of our brand-new products will be discounted 20 percent only during the first 24 hours of the sale (November 21, midnight - 11:59 PM [MT]):
Item Description
Retail Price
Sale Price
Simply Scored
Sweet Pressed Cookie Stamps
You can visit the Online Store to see all discounted products or view this PDF.

Included in our Online Extravaganza promotion is the opportunity to receive a free bundle of preselected digital downloads (at least a $39.95 value) with the purchase of My Digital Studio Express.  The bundle options are:
Bundle #1: My Digital Studio Booster Pack
Bundle #2: Holiday Themed Downloads
    -Merry & Type Stamp Brush Set
    -Letters to Santa Designer Series Paper
    -Letters to Santa Embellishments
    -Baker's Twine
    -Dasher Stamp Brush
    -Holiday Harmony II Kit
    -Merry Delightful Digital Tape
    -25 & Counting Stamp Brush Set
    -Deck the Halls Designer Buttons
    -And a Happy New Year Photocard Template 
Bundle #3: Scrapbooking Themed Downloads
    -Day in the Lift Kit
    -Thoughtful Overlays Stamp Brush Set
    -Fun Flowers Shapes
    -Delightful Digital Tape
    -Sweet Details Alphabet & Numbers
    -Word Play Stamp Brush Set

Correction to my earlier post, the sale is for 10 days not the three that I had posted, but TODAY is the only day you'll see 2 products discounted for 20%. Happy Shopping!
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Sunday, November 20, 2011

Harajuku Punch Art Card

If you know Gwen Stefani, you know the line that she has...Harajuku Lovers: a fun, hip, and whimsical line!
I decided to take one of her Harajuku girls and make it my inspiration for a punch art card swap.
Using the 3/4" Circle, Owl, Wide Oval, and Word Window Punches, I was able to create the girl.
The body was punched with the Wide Oval. Then, the oval was reinserted into the punch and trimmed to get a "thinner" body. Finally, I trimmed the bottom straight with a pair of scissors. The "tights" were made with the 1-1/4" Wide Striped Grosgrain Ribbon.

So fun!

{Project Details}
Stamp: Contempo Christmas (118734-W/120594-c) and Dear Santa (123832-w/123834-c).
Ink: Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, and Regal Rose Classic Ink Pads; Whisper White Craft Kraft Ink Pad.
Paper: Blushing Bride, Daffodil Delight, Early Espresso, Garden Green, Real Red, and Whisper White Card Stock; 2010 In Color Designer Series Paper Stack.
Accessories: 3/4" Circle, 1/2" Circle, Owl 2 step, Wide Oval, and Word Window Punches. Big Shot and Perfect Pennant Bigz Die; 1-1/4" Cherry Cobbler Wide Striped Grosgrain Ribbon.
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Saturday, November 19, 2011

Stampin' Up! Promotions & My Digital Studio

It's BACK!!! Online Extravaganza, the annual sale to kick off the holiday shopping season, will begin Monday, November 21, 2011, and run through Wednesday, November 30, 2011.

Log in to my Online Store on Monday, November 21, to take advantage of great savings, like FREE digital downloads valued at $40 when you buy My Digital Studio Express, 60 percent off select Designer Fabrics, and 30 percent off an exclusive ribbon bundle!

In addition, there will be two items on sale for 24 hours only (November 21, 12:01 AM - 11:59 PM [MT])-so make sure you don't miss the first 24 hours of Online Extravaganza! Demonstrators don't even know what they will be!

Also, there were updates made to two of the My Digital Studio 2012 calendar templates. If you purchased and downloaded the 2012 Modern Prints Jewel Case Calendar Template (item 127590) before October 31, make sure to get the updated version by re-downloading it from the Download Manager in your account with the Stampin' Up! Online Store.
If you purchased and downloaded the 2012 Daily Planner Photobook Template (item 127574) before November 3, you'll need to get the latest version by re-downloading.

Here are the latest downloads:
November 15: here.
November 8: here.
November 1: here.
October 25: here.

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Friday, November 18, 2011

Back in Business

I am so thrilled to be back! Thank you for being patient with me and am so thrilled with my new home studio! The clutter has disappeared and I can now find my crafing tools. It was completed just in time for my stamp club.

This month, we focused on Thanksgiving

and Christmas 
Can't believe how fast the holidays seem to be approaching!
Fun stuff, isn't it?
Thanks to Jacki Topa for the inspirational punch art card.

{Project Details}
Stamp: 25 & Counting (123792-w/123794-c), Day of Gratitude ( 120835-w/121148-c), Pennant Parade (122740-w/122742-c), Season of Joy (110384-wood only).
Ink: Soft Suede and Wild Wasabi Classic Ink Pads, Whisper White Craft Ink; Early Espresso and Wild Wasabi Stampin' Write Markers.
Paper: Baja Breeze, Bashful Blue, Basic Black, Early Espresso, More Mustard, Real Red, Whisper White, and Wild Wasabi Card Stock; Letters to Santa and Spice Cake Designer Series Paper.
Accessories: Boho Blossoms, 1-1/4" Circle, 1-3/8" Circle, 1-3/4" Circle, Heart to Heart, Modern Label, Petite Pennant, Scallop Circle, Ornament, and Wide Oval Punches; 1-1/4" Cherry Cobbler Striped Grosgrain, Crumb Cake Seem Binding Ribbon and Linen Thread; Mini Jingle Bells, Mica Flakes, Spice Cake Designer Buttons; Big Shot; Blossoms Box, Perfect Pennant, and Two Tags Bigz Dies.

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