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September 2010

Holiday Week #9

Hello,

Have you seen the new Impression Folder in the Holiday Mini?? Oh my gosh...it's awesome. I'm talking about the new Northern Flurry one. I don't know if you know this about me, but I love snowflakes and snowman. It's just something about them....all so frosty and cute! So as soon as I saw this folder, I knew that I had to have it.

Plus, I'm also talking about the new Jolly Old St. Nick stamp set. This set reminds me all my favourite holiday Christmas shows...Frosty, and Rudolph. You know those shows that you watch each year...it's the kid in all of us!

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Supplies: Baja Breeze, Real Red, Blushing Bride and Whisper White card stock, Northern Flurry Impression Folder, Big Shot Machine, Brights Christmas stamp set, Jolly Old Saint Nick stamp set, Bright Buttons, 1/8" Black Taffeta Ribbon, Real Red ink, Staz-on ink, and Baja Breeze, Real Red and Black Markers.

Have a great day!!


Butterfly Prints

Hello,

I have to admit that I have had this stamp set since July and this is the first time that I used it. This was one of the FREE stamps that I picked with my Sale A Bration Rewards.

My colours for my card was totally inspired from the Colour Coach. If you don't have this amazing tool, I suggest that you purchase it.  You just pick your colour and then it lists either a creative creation or a sweet set. The possibilities are endless with this handy tool!

So my colour combo is Early Espresso, Daffodil Delight and Pumpkin Pie. Don't you just love those colours...reminds me of my favourite season FALL!!

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Supplies: Early Espresso, Whisper White, Pumpkin Pie, and Daffodil Delight card stock, Butterfly Prints stamp set, Ribbon Border Punch, Bright Designer Series Paper, Early Espresso and Pumpkin Pie ink and a Corner Rounder punch.

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!!


Falling Leaves

Hello,

This is my favourite time of year! I love everything that fall has to offer..apple picking, leaves turning colours and cooler weather. The weather around here has been cooler the last few days. Gotta love it!!

I love how this card turned out. The new Elegant Lines Impression Folder is gorgeous... I really think that the embossing on these folders are deeper.  I thougth I would use one of my old favourite stamp set called Falling Leaves.

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Recipe: Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, and Very Vanilla card stock, Elegant Lines Impression Folder, Wide Oval Punch, Falling Leaves stamp set, Big Shot Machine, Eyelet Border Punch, 1 1/4 Pumpkin Pie Striped Ribbon, Early Espresso, Crumb Cake and Pumpkin Pie ink.

Thanks for stopping by,


Just Dance

Happy Monday!!

Last night, I had a chance to create some more layouts for my album in My Digital Studio. I'm all most ready to submit my album. I can't wait to see the finish project.

This was a layout challenge from Heather. I love the clean and simple look of it!

One day, I look out our patio doors, to see Alison dancing and singing on the deck. I ran to grab my camera so that I could capture this moment.

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Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!!


Joyful Season Letterpress

Hello,

Have you seen the new Letterpress dies in the Holiday Mini? These dies are so much fun to use. I heard the best way to use them is with Craft Ink, Watercolour paper and sponges daubers. I'm going to also try it with classic ink to see how that works.

For my card today, I used the new Joyful Season Letterpress die along with Real Red Craft Ink and Watercolour paper. I love how it turned out. It's so Festive!!

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Recipe: Baja Breeze and Real Red card stock, Candy Cane Designer Series Paper, Joyful Season Letterpress die, Big Shot Machine, Watercolour Paper, Real Red Satin Ribbon, and Real Red Craft Ink.

Have a great day,


Join the Family

Hello,

Have you ever thought about joining Stampin' Up as a Demonstrator? Well, now it the time to do it. Right now when you join the Stampin' Up Family, you will get this gorgeous Greenhouse Gala Tote for FREE (A value of $49.99) with the purchase of a Starter Kit. You can choose from either the Standard or the Digital Kit. Plus if you join my team, you can choose a stamp set from the Holiday Mini as my way of saying Thank you!!!

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I have been a demonstrator for over 3 years now. I can't imagine life without Stampin' Up! The one thing that I love most about being a demonstrator is all the friendships that I have made. I can't believe that a little paper, ink and stamps brought us together. These ladies are part of my family now, and I love when they share their life and paper crafting with me.

Stampin' Up! is one amazing company to work for. They care about each and every person that is part of the Stampin' Up! family. They listen to what we have to say and they value our input! Now, how many company's do that?? Plus they support all kinds of demonstrator's from those that want a discount on their product, to the one that want to make a little extra income and to ones that make a full time career out of it.

If you have ever thought about being a demonstrator, I would love for you to join our Stamp2Cre8 team. I'm excited to hear from you and can't wait to share this wonderful opportunity with you!!!

Have a great day!!


Halloween Spooky Frame

Hello,

I'm super excited to share my project with you today. It's a totally CASE from the Holiday Mini. You can find this spooky frame on page 6. As soon as I saw it, I knew that I had to make it.

This frame came together quick and easy!! I'm excited to announce that I will be offering it as a class in October. More details will be out shortly. Plus you can always check out my classes, as I have included them at the top of my blog.

I just love this Spooky Frame!!!

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Thanks for stopping by today and have a great day!!


Holiday Week #8

Happy Thursday!!

I wanted to share with you a card that we made in my Contempo Christmas class. The ladies just loved this class. We used the stamp set Contempo Christmas along with the Jolly Holly Designer Series paper. So my colours were Old Olive, Cherry Cobbler and Very Vanilla.

When I was looking for inspiration, I turned to my favourite site...the Stampin' Connection. The Stampin' Connection is an online network that connect demonstrator's in Canada and the United States. I came across this card made by Angela. As soon as I saw it, I knew that I had to CASE it.

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Recipe: Cherry Cobbler, and Very Vanilla card stock, Jolly Holly Designer Series Paper, Old Olive Ribbon, Contempo Christmas, Rhinestones, Cherry Cobbler ink, Pear Pizzaz ink and the Ornament Punch.

Thanks for stopping in!!


Just Believe

Hello,

As soon as I saw this stamp set in the catalogue, I knew that I had to have it. I'm not sure if it was the greeting or the images that drew me in. But whatever it was, this set is gorgeous!

During my August downline meeting, we had a Shoe box swap. It was so much fun. I wanted to share a card with you today that my friend Nichole designed for us. She used her favourite colour of Wild Wasbi,Early Espresso and Marina Mist.

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Recipe: Wild Wasbi, Early Espresso, Very Vanilla and Marnia Mist card stock, Scallop Trim Border Punch, Very Vanilla Ribbon, Just Believe stamp set, Basic Pearls, and Early Espresso ink.

Have a great day!


Witchy Greeting Card Kids

Hello,

Don't you just love these cute kids?? I'm talking about the Greeting Card Kids. At some point, someone told me that they will be the number selling stamp set this year! I can see why...they are so adorable.

I have to say that my favourite are the Halloween and Christmas imagine. I had a chance on the weekend to do a little bit of watecolouring and this is what I came up with.

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Recipe: Rich Razzleberry, Old Olive, Black and Tangerine Tango card stock, Old Olive Striped Ribbon, Watercolour Paper, Decorative Label Punch, House of Haunts stamp set, Greeting Card Kids stamp set, Watercolour Crayons, and Wicked Fun Designer Series Paper.

Thanks for stopping by,