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November 2008

Winter Post Tag Make and Take

Hello,

Sorry for not posting anything yesterday, but we had a busy day!! First we had hockey very early in the morning, and then we did errands. After lunch it was my Christmas Open House till supper and then we had a hockey game at 8:10 pm. By the time we came home, I was exhausted!!

I would like to thank everyone for taking the time out of their busy schedule to stop by my Christmas Open House. We were busy elfs as they had fun creating their Christmas list, munching on some yummy treats, shopping and creating this cute tag for the Make and Take!!

Can I just tell you how much I love the Winter Post stamp set, it's beautiful!! The details in the stamp set are stunning, and this stamp set was designed by Shelli Gardner the Co-Founder of Stampin' Up!!

My guest had fun creating this tag using my favourite Top Note Die and the Big Shot Machine!!! This was cased from the Holiday Mini!!

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Recipe: Kraft card stock, Jumbo Eyelets, Twine Rope, Winter Post Stamp set, Chocolate Chip ink, Crop-o-dile and Versamark ink.

FYI on Holiday Sale:

The following Bundles are no longer available ....

All in the Family, Mission Embossing, Santa's Stocking Stuffer.

Remember you have till Monday Dec 1, to take advantage of these great deals!

I will be placing an order tonight at 8pm, if you would like order please call me or email me at ca.granger@sympatico.ca

Have a super duper day,

Anne


Mr. Twigster Ornament Card/Open House Event

Yahoo, it's Friday!!

I had so much fun last night at our 10-10-25 Christmas class. The ladies had a great time stamping the night way listening to Christmas music in the background!! It's hard to believe that these ladies have been together making Christmas cards for the last 3 months. They now have a great selection of Christmas Cards to send to love ones!! Thank again ladies for joining my classes!!!

They all agree by the end of the class, that this set and card was their favourite of the night...okay one of their favourite as they love all of them!!

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Recipe: Scallop Die, Big Shot, Mr. Twigster Stamp Set, Silver Cord, Round Tab punch, Oval Punch, Classic Christmas stamp set, Kiwi Kiss and Whisper White card stock, Frosty Day D.S.P, and a variety of markers.

Open House Event:

If you are in the London and surrounding area this weekend, We are having a Christmas open house on Saturday from 1 to 5 pm. You can come for a fun Festive afternoon of Christmas shopping, sales, creating your wish list for love ones, enjoying some yummy munchies and there will also be a make and take.

Just down the road from me you can stop by The Memory Mill to check out Lori's studio!!

Email me at ca.granger@sympatico.ca if you need directions!!

Hope to see you at our Open House!!

Anne


Festive Card #21

Happy Festive Thursday!!

First, I would like to wish my American friends a very Happy Thanksgiving Day. I hope you have a great time celebrating all you are thankful for with your family and friends!!

Did you see the amazing sale that Stampin' Up! has on right now?? You can complete your Christmas shopping for all those stampers and scrapbookers on your list from the comfort of your own home. Make sure to check out the flyer. You can view the flyer here at http://www.stampinup.com/ca/documents/bundles_CA.pdf

If you would like to take advantage of these great deal, you can send me your order or you can order On-line by click on the shop button at the side bar. Dont' forget if you order thru me you have a chance to win a Deer Friends Level 2 Hostess pkg.

I wanted to share with you a card that we will be making in my 10-10-25 class tonight. This card inspiration came from Dale. You can check out her blog here.  I just fell in love with the card when I saw it and knew that it had to be part of my class.

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Recipe: Riding Hood Red, Chocolate Chip and Kraft card stock, Winter Post stamp set, Heard from the Heart stamp set, Riding Hood Red 5/8" Ribbon, and Chocolate Chip ink.

Have a wonderful day!!

Anne


Holiday Extravaganza is now on and a chance to win Deer Friends Package!!

Happy Shopping Day my friends,

Well, we have been talking about it all week, and the day is finally here our Holiday Extravaganza Event.

Stampin' Up! is having a special sale starting today Wednesday Nov 26th!! You can get bundled Stampin' Up! products at a fraction of the retail price.

You can purchase any of the Holiday Extravaganza bundles at a special promotional price--up to 50% off! You can view the flyer here http://www.stampinup.com/ca/documents/bundles_CA.pdf

Be sure to visit my ON-LINE STORE NOW to take advantage of these major savings- quantities are limited!! Order early to avoid disappointment as this event is only good till Dec 1 or while supplies last!!

This will apply to on-line orders and you can also email me your order and I will place it for you if you are local( I just found this out). You can place the orders through my DemonstratorWebsite at http://www.stampinup.net/esuite/home/stampwithanne2/ and the exciting news is that it will ship directly to you!! Make sure to hit the Shop Now Button on the top right hand corner and then you can start your order!!

If you place an order of $50 or more with me during the Holiday Special( sorry this special is for Canadian's only), your name will be enter in to win a DEER FRIENDS Level 2 Hostess stamp set gift pack. I will draw the winner on Tuesday Dec 2. This is what you could win....

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Please let me know if you have any questions, I look forward to assisting you with your Christmas shopping today!!

Anne


Holiday Exravaganza Sale!!!

Hello,

While, 2 post in one day. Make sure to scroll down to the next post to see the card I made with the Winter Post stamp set!!!

Stampin' Up! has some exciting news for us on Wednesday as they launch their Holiday Extravaganza Sale.

Stampin' Up! is having a special On-line Order sale starting this Wednesday Nov 26th!! You can get bundled Stampin' Up! products at a fraction of the retail price. Be sure to visit my ON-LINE STORE  on November 26th to take advantage of these major savings- quantities are limited!!

This will apply to on-line orders only and you can place the orders through my DemonstratorWebsite and it will ship Directly to You!!! How exciting!!

We won't know the details until the 26th, so stay tuned to find out more about that on Wednesday. You will be able to see all the details on Wed about this special sale on my Demonstrator Website at http://www.stampinup.net/esuite/home/stampwithanne2/.

If you place an order of $50 or more during the On-line Special, your name will be enter in to win a DEER FRIENDS Level 2 Hostess stamp set. I will draw the winner on Tuesday Dec 2.

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I look forward to assisting you with your Christmas Shopping!!

Anne


Winter Post Card

Happy Tuesday my Friends,

Wow, 2 post in one day!! Make sure to read the post about the Holiday Extravaganza Sale before this post because you won't want to miss this great special by Stampin' Up! starting on Wednesday!!.

I have been busy like an elf preparing for my last 10-10-25 class this Thursday night. I'm really glad that I finally ordered this stamp set Winter Post. This great stamp set is part of Shelli's Signature Collection and it's beautiful!!

My inspiration for this card came from Splitcoaststampers. This is one of the cards that we will be making in the class. Once again, I used my favourite Top Note Die along with the skaters from Winter Post and the trees from Lovely as a Tree. I stamped the skaters on a separate piece of paper and cut them out. I then stamped the skaters on my Top Note die piece and masked them with my cut out. This will cover up the skaters so the you can stamp the tree's behind them. Using the Tree's in a row stamp, I stamp them in the background. I love how this turned out!!. I embossed the Season's Greetings saying with Gold Embossing Powder.

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Recipe: Winter Post, Lovely as a Tree and Snow Swirled stamp sets, Always Artichoke, Brushed Gold and Whisper White card stock, Top Note die and Big Shot Machine, Gold Embossing Powder, Heat Gun, Versamark and Always Artichoke classic ink.

Make sure to check out my business website tomorrow at www.stampwithanne2@stampinup.net and here for all the great specials from Stampin Up!!

Anne


Winter Post Nugget Box

Happy Monday,

Can you believe it....only 1 month today till Christmas Eve!! I feel like it's coming way to fast and I'm not going to be ready for it. I still have shopping to do, I have to decorate my house for the season and finish up some projects that I'm working on. I keep telling myself that life is going by way too fast and that I need to stop and enjoy the little things around me, like my family!!

I want to show you this Nugget Box that I made using the Winter Post stamp set. This stamp set is designed by our own Shelli Gardner the Cofounder of Stampin' Up! and is part of her new Shelli's Signature Collection. It's a beautiful set!!

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This would make a great gift for a family member, a friend or a co-worker. Inside the box is 12 Hershey Nuggets decorated in Ski Slope Designer Series Paper. The reindeer and the Do not open sign is from the Winter Post stamp set.

Recipe: Nugget Box,Hershey Chocolate Nuggets( 12 of them), Real Red card stock, Ski Slope D.S.P, Scallop Punch, 1 3/8" circle punch, Silver Cord (this is in the new Holiday MIni), Winter Post stamp set, Designer Label Punch, and Real Red ink.

Have a wonderful Monday,

Anne


Merry and Bright Tree Ornaments

Well, I can't believe how fast this weekend went!! We had a busy weekend of digging out from all the snow we received on Friday night, I spent yesterday Christmas shopping with my mother in law, last night we were at our friends for a Mexican dinner and today both girls had hockey!! Whew...that makes me tired just thinking about it!!

I want to show you a quick idea for your Christmas tree. I made this cute little tree ornaments using a scallop punch, Merry and Bright stamp set, ribbon and a REESE PEANUT BUTTER CUP. Yummy is all I can, how cute would these look on the tree??

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Recipe: Real Red, Old Olive and Whisper White cardstock, Scallop Circle Punch,  1 3/8" and 1 1/4" circle punches, Whisper White ribbon, Merry and Bright Stamp set, Real Red and Old Olive markers, and a Reese Peanut Butter Cup.

Enjoy the rest of your night,

Anne


What a Beautiful Snowy Day!!

Hello,

While here is Southwestern Ontario, Mother Nature has decided to dump about Cm of snow in the last 3 days. The weather network is calling it a Colossal of a snowfall. I have not seen this much snow in November before but I do have to say it looks beautiful outside. It's just looks so magical as it covers the ground and tree's but I have to admit that I don't like driving in it.  I was heading into London ( we live about 15 minutes east of London) to go Christmas shopping with my mother-in-law but we have decided to wait till Monday to go instead as we are suppose to get another 5 cm of snow with snow squalls this morning.

Here are some pictures of all the snow that we have received since Thursday night, most of the snow fall happen last night. This is the view from my front porch.

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Here is a view of our backyard. You can't even see the girls play house as there is so much snow around it.

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We are having a Mexican Dinner with 3 of our close friends and their children tonight. We are so looking forward to it!!

If you are out driving is all this snow, please be safe!! Happy Snowy Day!!

Anne


SCS Sketch #202

Happy Friday my friends,

Last night, I was so excited to unpack an order and play with my new stamp set Winter Post. This was one of the stamp sets on my Wish List and I finally decided it was time to order it. I'm so glad that I did and can't wait to create more projects with it.

I really want to play along with some of the sketches out there in Blog Land and decided on the Splitcoaststampers Weekly Card Sketch. This is a great place to start when you are looking for templates for cards.  My goal this weekend is to try out a few more sketches and I will be showing you my projects next week!!

Here is my card for Sketch #202. This template is very simple and I love how the card turned out.

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Recipe: All supplies Stampin' Up! ~~ Riding Hood Red, Old Olive and Chocolate Chip card stock, Winter Post stamp set, Many Merry Messages stamp set and Chocolate Chip ink.

Have a super duper day!!

Anne