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October 2016

Boo Scrapbook Layout - Scrap and Crop Weekend Retreat

Hello,

We are still going strong here at our annual Scrap and Crop Weekend Retreat!! The ladies have been very busy working on there projects and I have seen some beautiful scrapbook layouts created this weekend. Tons of inspiration for sure in this room!!

This year for my make and take, I decided that I wanted to create a page for Halloween. I knew that most of the ladies would be taking pictures next weekend of their family and friends celebrating this fun occasio and I wanted to give them a head start on their documenting. 

While on Pinterest, I came across a page that Erica Cerwin had done a few years ago, and I love the basic layout and thought it would be perfect for my page as beginning place to start!! Thanks for the inspiration Erica!!

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I used the Envelope Punch board to create an a little envelope that would be the perfect place to hold their journaling card. I also used the new Seasonal Stencils and Whisper White craft ink to create a little mask in the background. I thought it added a little spooky to the page! 

The following products were used on my page today:

  • Halloween Night Specialty Designer Series Paper
  • Halloween Night Designer Washi Tape
  • Envelope Punch Board
  • Seasonal Stencils
  • Spooky Fun Bundle 
  • Letters for you Bundle 
  • Black, Pumpkin Pie, Crushed Curry and Whisper White cardstock

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Scrap and Crop Annual Weekend!!

Hello,

Sorry for being MIA the last few days, I have been busy getting ready for that Annual Scrap and Crop weekend event in the beautiful town of Stratford!!

Corrie packed the truck last night and we headed up just before supper to set up and get ready for the event. We were filled to the brim with lots of fun product for displays and retired product to sell.

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After we unloaded we were busying getting ready for the show by setting up our displays!! Our first display was for Halloween showing a variety of Halloween treats in a variety of packages!!

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Our next displays focus on 3D project and cards for Christmas!! Along with inspiration showing layouts and Project Life pages.

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Our next display showcases the fun Candy Cane suite along with other Christmas products, Paper Pumpkin, more Christmas Card samples and cards for sale.

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Thanks for stopping by and have a great day. I will be back tomorrow with a sample of our make and take that we are making today!!

 

 


Tuesday Coffee and Cards - Tues Oct 25

Hello,

I'm excited to announce that I will be adding Coffee and Cards back into my monthly calendar. This class is a great class for the new stamper or the seasonal stamper. Each month, we will make 3 cards using one stamp set. Plus you will learn new colour combination and sketch layouts!!

This month class will focus on the new Totally Trees stamp set!! This stamp is a MUST in your collection as you can use it for any occasion!!

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Here are the details for the class:

Coffee and Cards Class: Tuesday Oct 25 – 7pm

Make 3 handmade cards using one stamp set and enjoy a

homemade treats while we create!!

Event fee: $10 or free with a minimum order 

Deadline to register: Oct 23

There are still spots left for this class if you would like to join us!! Please RSVP by Oct 23, so I can ensure I have a kit prepped for you.

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!!


Tuesday Coffee and Cards - Tues Oct 25

Hello,

I'm excited to announce that I will be adding Coffee and Cards back into my monthly calendar. This class is a great class for the new stamper or the seasonal stamper. Each month, we will make 3 cards using one stamp set. Plus you will learn new colour combination and sketch layouts!!

This month class will focus on the new Totally Trees stamp set!! This stamp is a MUST in your collection as you can use it for any occasion!!

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Here are the details for the class:

Coffee and Cards Class: Tuesday Oct 25 – 7pm

Make 3 handmade cards using one stamp set and enjoy a

homemade treats while we create!!

Event fee: $10 or free with a minimum order 

Deadline to register: Oct 23

There are still spots left for this class if you would like to join us!! Please RSVP by Oct 23, so I can ensure I have a kit prepped for you.

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!!


Floral Phrases Thank you

Happy Monday!!

I hope you had a great weekend! Ours was a busy one but we did manage to have some down time which was nice for a change!

My project today is a CASE from the Annual Catalogue. I love all the samples that the Concept Artist created and I find myself turning to these sample more and more everyday!! Sometime when I start to play with a new stamp set, I will always look in the catalogue to see if there is a sample to CASE!

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Needs to order a few things? I would love to have you order from my ONLINE Store. Plus I have a Stampin Rewards program that I know you will LOVE the benefits of!

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Use this month's Hostess code when you shop online during the month of October to Earn FREE Rewards!! My Sweet Rewards Loyalty program is my way of personally saying "Thank you" to my returning customers. Earn a FREE stamp set of you choice (maximum value of $50) from ANY current Stampin' Up! catalogues when you collect 10 Sweet Reward Points. Yahoo!!!

 

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Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!!

 

 


Fancy Fold Blog Hop- Christmas Pines Secret Message Card

Hello,

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Welcome to this month's Fancy Fold Blog Hope. We are a group of demonstrators that gather once a month to showcase different Fancy Folds each month from all over the world!! Today, our design team is excited to showcase the Secret Message Card.

If you're already been blog hopping then you just came from the talented Shannean Moncrieff and if you are joining us for the first time, not a problem as you can continue on the blog by clicking on the next button at the bottom of the page to scroll through the rest of this creative blog hop!!

This is was the first time that I did a secret fold card and had to watch this video by France Martin from Frenchiestamps to learn how to do it. After a few plays and rewinds, I finally figure it out! Let me tell you this secret card is so fun and unique!!

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 When creating the card, I thought it would be best if the outside was embossed with a design on it and decided the Holly Embossing folder would be the perfect fit for my card.

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I found the easily way to keep my card close was by creating a belly band for it. The Emerald Envy Belly Band was 1 1/4 by 8 1/2 and the Present and Pinecones Designer Series Paper was 1 by 8 1/2.

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Now here comes the magic part of this card also known as the secret part! Each of my Whisper White strips were weave in and out of the Cherry Cobbler card stock to create a unique window with 4 white square on one side and 4 on another! I decorated each square with images from the Christmas Pines stamp set and matching Pretty Pines Thinlit Dies. I used the colour combination of Emerald Envy, Cherry Cobbler, Early Espresso and White as these are the coordinating colour in the designer series paper pack.

Are you ready for the next secret panel???

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Another panel with 4 more whisper white squares with 4 different images on that. Is that not the coolest thing ever?? I added a little bit of Wink of Stella to my pine cone to give it a little bit of shine!!

I tried to capture the secret part to this card and have two more pictures to share with you on how it works. Here is the first part of the secret panel section.

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And here is the second part of the secret panel!! To find the second part of the secret panel, you have to pull apart the middle section to reveal the secret layer. How cool is that??

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 Want to give this fancy fold a try, I would recommend watch the video link above to get you started. I have to say that this fancy fold was super easy and so much fun!! I can't wait to give it a try again with a few other stamp set!! 

Thank you for stopping by today and I hope this has given you some inspiration to give this Fancy Fold technique a try!! Next up on the blog hop is the talented France Poitras Martin. Enjoy the rest of the blog hop!!!

 

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Patrice Halliday-Larsen

Martha Inchley

Shannean Moncrieff

Anne Granger - you are here

France Poitras Martin

 

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


Merry Christmas Card - My Hero Ronald McDonald Stamp Set

Hello,

My card today is one that showcase the new Ronald McDonald stamp set called " My Hero". Each year Stampin' Up! features a special stamp set that helps support the Ronald McDonald House Charities across North America. And the best part is that Stampin' Up! donates $3 from each stamp set to help support the RMHC!

My card is one that I created using a sketch that I saw online! I love using sketches as they are just a puzzle waiting to be solved!! I used the This Christmas Specialty Designer Series Paper as for my pattern paper and the embossing folder that I used was Holly. I love the details in this folder!!

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Needs to order a few things? I would love to have you order from my ONLINE Store. Plus I have a Stampin Rewards program that I know you will LOVE the benefits of!!

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Use this month's Hostess code when you shop online during the month of October to Earn FREE Rewards!! My Sweet Rewards Loyalty program is my way of personally saying "Thank you" to my returning customers. Earn a FREE stamp set of you choice (maximum value of $50) from ANY current Stampin' Up! catalogues when you collect 10 Sweet Reward Points. Yahoo!!!

 

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Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!!


Simply Occasions Class

Hello,

Today I want to share one of my upcoming classes with you! As you know, each month I create a variety of cards for our Simply Occasions Class. Each class, you will create 8 cards (2 each of 4 designs) for a variety of occasions. This month, we are focusing on a variety of occasion cards that you can use for either birthdays or thank you. Some of my cards were CASE from the Annual catalogue, the Succeed Weekly magazine, from Jenny Peterson and Ronda Wade. Thank you for the inspiration ladies!!

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There are still spots left for this class. If you are interested in attending this class, please let me know by Sunday Oct 16 so that I can prep a kit for you. Did you know that at all my classes, most of the prep work is done for you. All you have to do is stamp and assemble while mingling with others that night. Plus you can enjoy some yummy snacks from the "Candy Bar." Hope you can join us!!

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!!


Cookie Cutter Halloween Treat Box

Hello,

It's been a few days since I last posted and I'm sorry for that! But, it has been crazy the last 4 weeks and I need a few days to catch up, just relax on the couch and most of take time some time for me! Plus we had a fabulous weekend as a family with Emily as she was home for Thanksgiving weekend. We really enjoyed our time together and I'm sad that we have to take her back to school tonight. But I know I will see her in a few weeks!! Yippee..I'm counting down the days!!

My project today is one that we made in our Cookie Cutter Halloween Treat holder class. I CASE this idea from Angie Juda over at Chic n Scratch. This super cute Treat box holder was part of her 12 weeks of Halloween!! This is the perfect size for chocolate to give to a family member or friend!!

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I have to say that the Cookie Cutter Halloween is one of my favourite stamp set from the Holiday Catalogue. I think this stamp set and coordinating punch is a must in your collection and it's one of those stamp set that you will hold on to!!1

Needs to order a few things? I would love to have you order from my ONLINE Store. Plus I have a Stampin Rewards program that I know you will LOVE the benefits of!!

Hostess Codes-001

 

 

 

 

 

Use this month's Hostess code when you shop online during the month of October to Earn FREE Rewards!! My Sweet Rewards Loyalty program is my way of personally saying "Thank you" to my returning customers. Earn a FREE stamp set of you choice (maximum value of $50) from ANY current Stampin' Up! catalogues when you collect 10 Sweet Reward Points. Yahoo!!!

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Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!!


October Class and Events

Hello,

I finally had a chance to sit down and plan out my October classes and events. October is going to be a busy month with lots of fun classes planned in the studio along with two crops that I can't wait for. It's always great to see old friends and meet new friends at these two events!!!

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Technique Class – Thursday Oct 6 – 7 pm

Do you love to add fun techniques to your project? Are you looking for

new ways to use your techniques? Then I have the perfect class for you! Join our technique class where each class you will learn a new

technique, create two projects and a reference sheet.

Event fee: $15 or free with a minimum order placed that night. Deadline to register is Oct 5

 

Memory Keeping Club – Friday Oct 14 at 7pm

Do you have photos trapped on your computer, and phone? Or stored in boxes at the back of the closet? Let me show you just how easy getting started with our Project Life collection is!! Each month, you will go home with a completed two page spread for your album. One traditional page and one Project Life page. Plus I will show you tips along the way using a variety of apps for Memory Keeping. Plus I will provide you with tips that I have learned along the way! I will keep the studio open till 11, so you can work on your own pages once we are done with the class. Event FEE: minimum of $35 order place the night of the class and each month you will take turns being the Hostess. Still spots available.

 

Simply Occasions Card Class: Tuesday Oct 18 – 7 pm

Create 8 beautiful occasion cards using all new products.

Event Fee: $20 or FREE with a minimum order placed that night. Deadline to Register: Friday Oct 14

 

Scrap and Crop Weekend Event at the Festival Inn in Stratford - Oct 21, 22, 23

There are still spots left for this fabulous event, please contact me for more details

 

Coffee and Cards Class: Tuesday Oct 25 – 7pm

Make 3 handmade cards using one stamp set and enjoy a

homemade treats while we create!!

Event fee: $10 or free with a minimum order

Deadline to register: Oct 23

 

Christmas Stamp a Stack – Thursday Oct 27 at 7 pm

It’s time to start thinking about Christmas and what a great way to get a jump start on your cards before the holiday begin! Create 10 cards  (2 cards of 5 different designs) using a variety of product from the Annual Catalogue/Holiday. Event Fee: $25 or FREE with an minimum order placed that night. Deadline to register is Oct 23

 

All Day Creative Escape – Oct 29 – 9 am to 9 pm

There is only 6 spots left for this all day creative escape.

Spent the day crafting and hanging with friends while you work

on your projects! Message me for more details.

Cost is $55 includes $25 swag bag, lunch and dinner

 

 Did you know that stamping with your friends is very beneficial to your health! Why not call your friends today and reserve a spot at one of these classes!! Bring a new friend to join in the fun and you both get to pick out 5 free cards from my card rack!!

Hope to see you in the studio soon!!!

Anne