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Christmas Cards

These are the last of the cards from my weekend retreat with my Stampion’ Team!  I love this cute 100_9937 card was designed by Laura Perriera!  This cute little elf is so sweet The elf’s legs are made with the Season of Style Designer paper.  The feet are made by cutting a top note die from Cherry cobbler card stock.   The bows on the elf shoes are two butterflies punched from gum ball green card stock.  The butterflies are cut apart and layered to look like bows.  The bows are made from the silver taffeta ribbon.   And to finish it off, the bells are punched from silver glimmer paper using the small scallop punch. 100_9930 copy This last card was designed by Deanna Czarniecki who is one of the most creative people that I know!!  This card is designed around the Festive Flurries stamp set and matching framelits. The card base is smokey slate.  This card is a gate fold card so is scored at 2 1/8″ from each end of the card base.  She layered a piece of whisper white card stock on the inside of the card and stamped the small snowflake in coastal cabana ink. Deanna stamped the small snowflake with coastal cabana ink and the medium snowflake with smokey slate ink.  She then cut these out with the framelits and also cut out a large snowflake from coastal cabana and the medium snowflake from smokey slate card stock.    She added texture to these snowflakes with the  polka dot embossing folder. 100_9941 copyTo layer the snowflakes, start with the large snowflake in coastal cabana and attach to the right half of the card.  NOTE:  Don’t add adhesive to the whole snowflake.  Just the side you are attaching to   the card!  Then layer the snowflakes stamped in smokey slate on top of the large snowflake.  Next on the left side start with the smokey slate snowflake and layer the coastal cabana stamped snowflake to the top. Deanna added a pearl jewel to the center of her top snowflake.  I used one of the frosted flurry embellishments. Simply Beautiful!!   signature line-003      

More Cards from the weekend retreat

This cute snowman card was designed by Corine Mazza.  What you can’t see on this card is the 100_9939 copy sparkle on the snowflakes.  This handmade card is simply beautiful!   This next card was designed by Michele Lacerda.  She used the Winter Frost designer paper and the Festive Flurry stamp set with the matching framelits!  And what is a card without a little bling?  She added the Frosted Finishes embellishments to the center 100_9932 copy of the card and the narrow silver ribbon to the top!           100_9938 copy This last card was designed by Margaret Galvez.   This precious angel was made with a few different punches from the SU collection.  Te body is made up of the tab punch, with a circle for the head.  The wings are a butterfly cut from vellum!   So cute!!   signature line-003

Cards Weekend Retreat

Well my downline and I had a great weekend on the Cape again and made lots of beautiful projects and handmade cards!! 100_9920 copy   Here are a couple of the cards from the weekend! The first card is a file folder card that was designed by Jeanne Nielsen.  She used our fall DSP, sweater weather, and the envelope punch board to make the file folder. I will post a message with a demo of this technique in the next few days! 100_9935 copy   The card below was designed and made by Lisa Fuller.  She used the Serene Shillouette stamp set. 100_9934 copy         I love this set!   Stay tuned for some more samples! signature line-003

Butterflies Galore!! – Papillon Potpourri on sale

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From now until September 30th, the Papillion Potpourri set is 15% off with purchase of the punch!!  I love love love this set!!  It is a

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 perfect set to use for embellishments for any card or scrapbook page!!

 A definite go to set for any paper crafter.

You can check out the details HERE.

Here is a card that I made earlier this year with this set and some

scraps of designer paper.

DON’T go away yet!!  Since MOnday is a Holiday, SU has announced the new Best of 25 Stamp set for September a couple of days early! NA_25Year_Best_of_Stamps_flyers_best_of_autumn_NA_rdax_215x278

I have already ordered my set  since these are several of my favorite FALL Images.

You can place an order HERE on my website.  Use the hostess code

BZPERKX4 when placing your order and maybe you will be the

Mystery Hostess for Labor Day weekend!!  Who doesn’t like FREE

crafting supplies?

Enjoy your long weekend!

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Flower Shop Stamp Set & Massachusetts TAX Holiday

It is the second weekend in August again and that means no Sales TAXES in Massachusetts!!  Yay!!
So – I have opened an order with a Hostess code of ES9TE9Q2 for the weekend.  So this is a great time to stock up on those items that you would like, TAX FREE! …. and one of you will be the lucky Mystery Hostess and receive the Hostess benefits for the weekend!  I have one order already!  It could be you!
So how do you use the hostess code?  Go to my online store and order your items.  At the bottom left of the order screen, you will see a place to enter the hostess code ES9TE9Q2.  The order will say Mystery Hostess as I will be drawing a name on Sunday for one of you to select the hostess benefits!!  So I may be calling you on Sunday evening!
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So this is a good time to let you know that the August Featured Stamp Set is Flower Shop.  If you order $35 in product then I will send you the directions for these 4 cards.  The items that you need for these cards are:
Flower Shop Bundle (stamps and punch)  132727  wood  $33.95
                                                                                     132726  clear    28.75
Gingham Garden Designer paper                 129310             10.95
Gingham Garden Washi Tape                        129314              4.95
 Argyle Embossing Folder                                127750             7.95
And no – I didn’t use any ribbon on these cards.  I have to admit that I am really liking the Washi tape now that I have used it a few times!  I can see why it is becoming a paper crafting staple!
I previewed these cards last night with a few friends on the Cape.  They were a big hit!!
Have a great weekend!!
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the Holiday Catalog is here….

Happy August!  Today is the first day of August and the new catalog is now LIVE!  and it is

filled with beautiful ideas for the Fall and Holidays!  I love the Halloween ideas and all

the new Christmas sets as well.

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New Catalog

Missing those Holiday Ornaments and matching Framelits from last year’s catalog?

Don’t Fret, they have  been carried over fromlast year’s Holiday catalog.

You can see the Carry Over Items here.

And….there is a new product available today….

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You can see the details here for two new sets of framelits that make flip cards very easy!

I can’t wait to show you!!

and….. last but not least – the Recruiting Special is still on until August 31st!  So if you have ever thought about becoming a demonstrator – now is the time!  I am in the planning stage for my annual Girls weekend on the Cape for my team.  Join now – and you can join us!

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Enjoy your day!

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Technostamper Challenge 269

Well things are starting to slow down a little for me, if that can ever happen with my life!  LOL.  My son is off to his new adventures in Colorado starting his new job this week.  We will miss him but am so excited that he gets to start this new chapter in life! So I am down on Cape Cod for the summer (minus a couple of trips back to Tewksbury here and there).  But that doesn’t mean that I  am taking the summer off!  I am soooooo looking forward to going to convention with my stampin’ friends in 3 weeks!  Which means that I better get working on swaps! Today I jumped back into Mary Jo’s blog and the Technostamper challenge. TSSC269 100_9405 copy         I used the new designer paper Gingham Garden and the Flower Shop stamp set with the coordinating punch! I love the bright colors of this paper and the great patterns.  Rather than using a ribbon across the middle of the designer paper, I used some of the new washi tape that coordinates with the paper. The background flowers are stamped in daffodil ink.  the main flower is stamped with melon mambo ink and popped out with dimensionals.  Of course I had to add a little something to the center of the flower, so added a rhinestone pearl.  I wish I had the large pearls with me, but alas I don’t.  I can’t bring everything to my temporary stampin’ studio! The Hello Sweet Friend is from the new Six Sided Sampler Set and I used the hexagon punch to punch out the image. Stay tuned, my next Card Kit is going to be using the Flower Shop stamp set with the coordinating punch! This week’s order code is ZTX476TP.  Enter this code at the bottom of the order screen in the hostess code section! Enjoy your day! signature line-red

Chalk Talk Stamp Set

Good Morning! 100_9372 Today I am posting a card that I made with some of the new stamp sets and designer paper from the new catalog!   I love the combination of colors in this card.   This card is made with the Afternoon Picnic designer paper.   The cardstock is Pool Party for the base, with a layer of Wisteria Wonder.  THe tag in the center is So Saffron (my stand-by yellow).   I stamped the tag in Wisteria Wonder ink and cut it out with the Chalk Talk framelits.  The There’s You is stamped in coastal cabana (one of the new in-colors) and punched out with the large oval punch.  Don’t forget that the Chalk Talk stamp set and framelits are a bundled set and there is a discount for ordering the two together (pg. 12).  This is a great versatile set with greetings for any occasion.  Just pair it up with your desired designer paper. Then the corners looked a little bare to me, so I embellished them with the pearl jewels.  You can color the pearls with a sharpie marker – so I made them to  match the so saffron cardstock and added a regular pearl to the center of the Wisteria Wonder tag.  All of this is layered on a piece of the new So Saffron Chevron ribbon! 100_9372_closeup signature line-red   Enjoy this beautiful day!!   Interested in placing an order?  I have an open order that I will be closing tomorrow June 16th.  The hostess code is UCAPRQQP.  Enter this number on the order screen and your order will go into the queue immediately and ship directly to you.  No more waiting for my orders to close and then to ship!!