Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Weekly Deals 10/28 - 11/1

We hope you enjoy this week's Weekly Deals!
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Regals Designer Buttons Item # 130029
Regular Price: $7.95 US/$10.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $5.96 US/$8.21 CAN




Large Scallop Edgelits Die Item # 127019
Regular Price: $7.95 US/$9.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $5.96 US/$7.46 CAN




Dotted Scallop Ribbon Border Punch Item # 119275
Regular Price: $15.95 US/$20.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $11.96 US/$15.71 CAN




Blue Ribbon Wood Stamp Set Item # 131964
Regular Price: $28.95 US/$35.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $21.71 US/$26.96 CAN




Word Bubbles Framelits Die Item # 132968
Regular Price: $24.95 US/$30.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $18.71 US/$23.21 CAN




1/16" Circle Handheld Punch Item # 134363
Regular Price: $8.95 US/$11.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $6.71 US/$8.96 CAN




Autumn Traditions Kit - Digital Download Item # 127600
Regular Price: $9.95 US/$10.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $5.97 US/$6.57 CAN

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Holiday Supplement Catalog and Weekly Deals 10/21 - 10/27

Stampin' Up! is releasing a 12-page 2014 holiday supplement with exclusive, Christmas-themed products and projects! Use this opportunity to contact me and see how you can purchase these new, unique products. 

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It's Tuesday and time to enjoy this week's Weekly Deals!
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Settin’ Sail Photopolymer Stamp Set Item # 133453
Regular Price: $13.95 US/$16.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $10.46 US/$12.71 CAN




Jumbo Sticky Rounds Item # 127852
Regular Price: $4.95 US/$6.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $3.71 US/$5.21 CAN




Zig Zag Textured Impressions Embossing Folder Item # 133738
Regular Price: $7.95 US/$9.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $5.96 US/$7.46 CAN




Fun Frames Textured Impressions Embossing Folder Item # 133727
Regular Price: $8.95 US/$10.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $6.71 US/$8.21 CAN




Soft Sky 1/2" Seam Binding Ribbon Item # 131210
Regular Price: $6.95 US/$9.50 CAN
Discounted Price: $5.21 US/$7.13 CAN




Calypso Coral 3/4" Chevron Ribbon Item # 130018
Regular Price: $8.95 US/$12.50 CAN
Discounted Price: $6.71 US/$9.38 CAN




Little Buddy Birthday Wood-Mount Stamp Set Item # 133860
Regular Price: $21.95 US/$26.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $16.46 US/$20.21 CAN




Spook Central Designer Ensemble - Digital Download Item # 127589
Regular Price: $12.95 US/$13.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $7.77 US/$8.37 CAN

Monday, October 20, 2014

Happy 75th Birthday, Dad!

My parents came out to Chicago to visit last week.  My sister and I thought we make the occasion a family reunion; so both of my nephews came too.  We had a wonderful time and took some family photos at the Chicago Botanical Gardens.

My dad will be 75 tomorrow.  He's the best dad ever!  All he ever wants is peace and quiet (does that mean we aren't?).  Happy Birthday, Dad!  We love and miss you oodles!



Stamp Sets: Fall Fest, Headline Numbers and Really Good Greetings
Cardstock: More Mustard, Whisper White and Howlstooth & Scaringbone dsp
Ink: Chocolate Chip and More Mustard
Accessories: Big Shot, multipurpose platform, Deco Labels framelits, 1/4" More Mustard grosgrain ribbon, Regals Collection designer buttons, mustard twine, glue dots, dimensionals

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Gentle Peace and Weekly Deals 10/14 - 10/20

This month’s photopolymer release, Gentle Peace (item #139523), was designed by Stampin' Up! ever-amazing lead illustrator, Kathy Pitt. There was feedback asking for a religious Christmas stamp set, and she created this incredible imagery along with some wonderful inside/outside sentiments.
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We hope you enjoy this week's Weekly Deals!
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Perfect Print Numbers Bigz Die Item # 133726
Regular Price: $24.95 US/$30.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $18.71 US/$23.21 CAN




Truly Grateful Wood Stamp Set Item # 131730
Regular Price: $27.95 US/$33.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $20.96 US/$25.46 CAN




Mustache Framelits Die Item # 133741
Regular Price: $7.95 US/$9.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $5.96 US/$7.46 CAN




Darling Doily Thinlits Die Item # 133736
Regular Price: $24.95 US/$30.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $18.71 US/$23.21 CAN



Tiny Triangles Textured Impressions Embossing Folder Item # 133740
Regular Price: $7.95 US/$9.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $5.96 US/$7.46 CAN




Decorative Window Gift Box Item # 132146
Regular Price: $4.95 US/$5.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $3.71 US/$4.46 CAN




Floral Frames Framelits Die Item # 127012
Regular Price: $26.95 US/$32.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $20.21 US/$24.71 CAN




Spooky Treats Designer Template - Digital Download Item # 127588
Regular Price: $12.95 US/$13.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $7.77 US/$8.37 CAN

Friday, October 10, 2014

R.I.P. - PPA223 Color Challenge

Today's card is for the Pals Paper Arts PPA 223 color challenge.
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This is what I came up with:


Stamp Sets: Alphabet rotary stamp, Fall Fest
Cardstock: Basic Black, Tangelo Twist, and Very Vanilla
Ink: Basic Black, Mossy Meadow, and Tangelo Twist
Accessories: Big Shot, magnetic platform, Lacy Brocade TIEF, Fun Fall framelits, Note Tag punch, glue dots, dimensionals, and 5mm wiggle eyes

I thought the Note Tag punch looked like a tombstone; so I used the Alphabet rotary stamp to write RIP on it.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

BOO! FMS157 Sketch Challenge

Today's card is my entry for the FMS 157 sketch challenge.  Here's the sketch:
I replaced the star with my little ghost.

Stamp Set: Fall Fest and Sept. Paper Pumpkin 
Cardstock: Basic Black, Cajun Craze, Elegant Eggplant, Whisper White and Wicked Fun specialty dsp
Ink: Basic Black
Accessories: Big Shot, magnetic platform, Fun Fall framelits and dimensionals



Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Weekly Deals 10/7 - 10/13

It's Tuesday and time for some new weekly deals.
1/8 Handheld Punch by Stampin' Up!
1/8" CIRCLE HANDHELD PUNCH
Price$8.95 $6.71
Apothecary Accents Framelits Die
APOTHECARY ACCENTS FRAMELITS DIE
Price$24.95 $18.71
GEOMETRICAL WOOD STAMP SET
Price$29.95 $22.46
Monster Munchies Ensemble -- Digital Download
MONSTER MUNCHIES ENSEMBLE - DIGITAL DOWNLOAD
Price$12.95 $7.77
Mosaic Punch
MOSAIC PUNCH
Price$15.95 $11.96
Natural 5/8 Chevron Ribbon
NATURAL 5/8" CHEVRON RIBBON
Price$6.95 $5.21
Silver Glimmer Paper by Stampin' Up!
SILVER GLIMMER PAPER
Price$4.95 $3.71
This and That Epic Day Journal
THIS AND THAT EPIC DAY JOURNAL
Price$10.95 $8.21

Monday, October 6, 2014

Mojo Monday 366 Sketch Challenge

Today's card is my entry for the Mojo Monday 366 sketch challenge.  Here's the sketch:
My entry is a Halloween version:
Stamp Set: Tee-Hee-Hee
Cardstock: Basic Black, More Mustard, Old Olive, Pumpkin Pie, Whisper White and Old Olive dsp
Ink: Basic Black
Accessories: Texture Boutique machine, Chevron TIEF, Old Olive 5/8" satin ribbon, Old Olive stampin' pastel, dimensionals

I used (ret.) Old Olive pastel to create the slimey steam coming up from the cauldron.  

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Witch Parking Only

I really enjoy making Halloween cards and treats.  Today's card features a Halloween set from the Holiday catalog, Tee-Hee-Hee.  A witch needs a place to park her broom, right?



Stamp Set: Six-Sided Sampler, Tee-Hee-Hee
Cardstock: Basic Black, Tangerine Tango, Very Vanilla, Whisper White and Howlstooth & Scaringbone dsp
Ink: Basic Black, Basic Gray, Tangerine Tango, Early Espresso marker, and More Mustard marker
Accessories: Hexagon punch, Word Window punch, paper snips, dimensionals, sponge

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Get Well, Danene

Today's card is for my friend, Danene.  She had surgery yesterday to fix her torn meniscus.  I saw her last night and she is doing well.  She can already hobble around without crutches.  I haven't made a swing card in a while; so I thought I'd make one today.  A bright a cheery card to make my friend feel better.



Stamp Sets: Petite Petals, Simply Stems, Sincere Salutations
Cardstock: Blushing Bride, Crushed Curry, Pool Party, So Saffron, Whisper White and Just Add Cake dsp
Ink: Blushing Bride, Crushed Curry, Pool Party, Wild Wasabi
Accessories: Big Shot, thinlit - circle card, beautiful wings embosslit, 1-3/4" circle punch, petite petals punch

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Halloween Matchbook Treat

It's October and time to see what Autumn and Halloween have in store for us.  Today I'm sharing a Halloween Matchbook Treat.  Jill Coleman has a tutorial on her blog that you can view for instructions.



Open the matchbook to "see" your treat staring back at you!

Stamp set: Good Greetings
Cardstock: Basic Black, Old Olive, Whisper White, and Frightful Sight dsp
Ink: Basic Black
Accessories: 1/2" circle punch, word window punch, modern label punch, white chalk marker, staples, glue dots, and Lifesavers