Tuesday, October 27, 2009

It's Party Time....For Pirates and Princesses

The last October Deal of the Week is all about parties. If your planning an upcoming party for your favorite Pirate or Princess this special is for you.

Item Number 116214
Description Princess Party Kit
Special Price $9.99

Item Number 116213
Description Pirate Party Kit
Special Price $9.99
If you want to take advantage of this special make sure to place your order by October 31.
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Monday, October 26, 2009

It's Time for a Sketch Challenge...With a Twist!

Good afternoon Ladies. We had a great time this weekend and everyone had a great time discovering all the great things you could do with a Simply Scrappin' kit, on top of just scrapbooks. Thank you all for attending. I decided that after the class was over that I really needed spend some time trying out Stampin' UP!s new digital crafting software, My Digitial Studio. While working with this great new program I decided to combine my pratice with this weeks Stamping 411 challenge, so my entire project was created digitally.

I used the Christmas Jingle Simply Scrappin' kit designer paper and embellishments from the , as well as the Winter Post stamp set. This was really fun and I'm looking forward to seeing all that this software has to offer.

Have a great week!
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Monday, October 19, 2009

Deal of the Week #3

I'm excited to announce this weeks Deal of the Week! This week it's all about accessories....you can save big on Grommets, Brads, and Library Clips. See the details below and don't forget to go to my website to place your order for this weeks special is over on Monday, October 26 11:30 AM EST.

Item Number 109857
Mini Library clips
Original Price $12.95
Sale Price $8.99

Item Number 112581
1/2" Library clips
Regular Price $6.95
Sale Price $3.99

Item Number 114348
Basic Jumbo grommets
Regular Price $6.95
Sale Price $4.49

Item Number 112571
Circle Designer brads
Regular Price $5.95
Sale Price $3.99
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Sunday, October 18, 2009

Happy Hippo Birthday!

I'm so happy it has stopped raining and the sun is finally starting to come out. Aidan has been very upset the sun hasn't been out...gotta love the mind of a 4 year old. For this weeks stamping 411 challenge I decided to use a stamp set new to this years catalog which I hadn't actually used yet. When I first saw the Look Who's Turning stamp set I was detemined that I had to have it for all the kids birthdays we celebrate but everytime I looked at it I had a hard time getting inspired.

The card starts with a base of Rich Razzleberry cardstock and then is layered with a piece of Old Olive cardstock that I wrapped a piece of Rich Razzleberry Polka Dot Grosgrain Ribbon around. On top of that is a piece of designer paper from the Write Stuff Specialty paper and Crushed Curry cardstock. The main image is stamped on Whisper White cardstock and uses Rich Razzleberry, Old Olive and Crushed Curry ink. I definately had to use the Stamp-a-maj for this project. The greating is from the same stamp set and is stamped with Rich Razzleberry ink on Crushed Curry cardstock. I used the modern label punch to cut out the greating and then attached it using Vintage Brads.

I had a bit of hard time taking the picture but I really like how it turned out and think a kid will definately like it. Hope you enjoy and stay tuned tomorrow for the announcement of next weeks Deal of the Week.
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Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Deal of the Week #2

Week 2 Deals of the Week!

If you have a Sizzix Big Shot or die cutting machine, these are for you:

Perfect Setting Bigz XL die
Item Number 115961
Regular Price $42.95
Sale Price $25.99

Flower Burst Embosslits die
Item Number 114515
Regular Price $11.95
Sale Price $5.99

Pop-Up Three Tier Cake Bigz XL die
Item Number 116760
Regular Price $39.95
Sale Price $25.49

The second deals of the week are from October 12, 10 AM (MT) through October 19, 9:50 AM (MT). For more information on the Deals of Week and to place an order, see my website.
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Tuesday, October 6, 2009

It’s time for another Sketch Challenge…What a Crazy Cast of Characters!

Happy Tuesday! I hope you are enjoying the nice fall air as much as we are. It’s nice to be able to open up the windows and spend time with friends and neighbors on the front porch in the evening. The coming of fall is telling me the holidays are upon us to what better theme for this weeks Stamping 411 challenge then Christmas.

My card this weeks was inspired by the Holiday Lounge DSP. I had a stamp-a-stack this weekend and I had a great time hanging out with the ladies. After we completed the cards we were just sitting around looking through the catalog and commenting on all the things we loved. This DSP was one of the items that caught our eye and I realized I hadn’t tried it out yet...so off we go.

The card base is Taken with Teal and has a layer of Holiday Lounge DSP and Ruby Red cardstock. I cut the cardstock a whole inch wider than the DSP so that I could scallop both edges. The main stamped image is Holiday Lineup. I love this set but don’t use it often since you have to do lots of coloring to make each of the figures jump out. I used my Stampin’ Write markers (you all know how much I love them; especially that they have a wide and thin tip so I can get into the little spaces). The finished image was layered on top of a piece of Sahara Sand Textured Cardstock. The greeting is from the Christmas Punch Hostess set (any set that fits in punches is a fav!) and uses Taken with Teal ink on Ruby Red Cardstock. I used the Wide Oval punch to cut it out and then mounted with dimensionals. What about that…easy as pie.

Enjoy and have a great week!
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Thursday, October 1, 2009

Deals of the Week are Back!

I thought I'd share with you Stampin' UP!'s NEW Deal of the Week for the month of October. This week's current Deal of the Week actually lasts from today until Monday, October 12 at 9:50am Mountain Time. The new deal will be posted on the same day at 10:00am MT.

5-Petal Flower punch, Item Number 109041,$10.99
Trio Flower punch, Item Number 109183, $10.99
My Way punch, Item Number 110709,$11.99

These punches are normally $15.95!! To place your order for these punches or any other Stampin' Up! items, please click on this link and then click on the SHOP NOW button in the top right corner! When you go to place your order, the regular price is shown, but when you go to checkout, the DEAL price is shown in the shopping cart.

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