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October 2009

Season of Joy

Here's another card we did at the last Christmas Stamp a Stack.  This is one of those cards that would be easy to make a lot of. 

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Stamps:  Season of Joy
Ink:  White Craft ink
Paper: Christmas Cocoa Specialty paper, Whisper White, Real Red,& Sahara Sand
Big Shot:  Petals a Plenty Embossing folder & teh Merry Details sizzlit (snowflake)
Extras:  White embossing powder

Hmmm, I have not slipped up yet on my blogging challenge!  I am thinking about how I will give away the Christmas Punch set.  I will let you know soon! 


Scenic Season

This stamp set is another one that i knew was going to come and live with me.  Here  is my first card using this set

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Stamps:  Scenic Season
Ink:  Night of Navy, Ballet Blue, Bashful Blue, Always Artichoke, SUmmer SUn and Pumpkin PIe & a Real Red marker
Paper:  Whisper White, Night of Navy, & Bashful Blue
Extras:  Champagne Shimmer spray mixed with alcohol,  Dazzling Diamond glitter, sponges. 

Can you believe it?  I posted 2 days in a row!  Can I make it 3?  Check back tomorrow and find out!

Dasher in Bermuda?

Bermuda Bay that is!  I am not sure if Bermuda Bay (one of Stampin'Up!'s In Colors) will ever be a classic Christmas color but you never know!

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Stamps:  Dasher
Ink:  Bermuda Bay & Encore Gold Pigment ink
Paper:  Whisper White and Bermuda Bay
Big Shot:  Petals-a-Plenty embossing folder
Extras:  Bermuda Bay grosgrain ribbon, Gold embossing powder, White Shimmer paint mixed with a touch of Bermuda Bay re-inker for the centers of the flowers

See ya tomorrow! 

Deal of the Week

Here it is the new Deal of the Week!

Week 4 Deals of the Week



Special Price


Princess Party Kit 



Pirate Party Kit


The last day to order this deal is October 31 at 5pm.   

Thanks Deb for the reminder! 

Gifts of Christmas

Nothing like waiting until the last moment to get my 4th post in for the week!  It would be bad to slip up in the first week working on becoming a better blogger.  This is one of the cards I am thinking we will make at the next Christmas card Stamp a Stack.  What do you think? 

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We made a similar card at the last class but if you look closely there is a twist to this card.  See it?    There is no embossing where the stamped image is.   

Stamps:  Gifts of Christmas

Paper:  Whisper White, Brushed  gold, & Baroque Burgundy

Ink:  Encore Gold

Big Shot:  Finial Press embossing folder

Extras:  White tafetta ribbon, Gold embossing powder w/Dazzling Diamonds glitter (my own mix), Dazzling Diamonds glitter.


Friend Good

What would we do without friends?  Yesterday Gail G a fellow SU demonstrator came by and she brought me this "good" treat.


It is Frankie's face wrapped around a chocolate bar.  Here's what she used to make him.

Stamps:  Smarty Pants pg 143 (why don't I have this one?)

Paper:  Lavender Lace, Old Olive, Black, Brushed SIlver for his bolts, and Glossy White.

Ink: Basic Black for shading around the edges, Black marker

Punches:  1" circle punch for his eyelids, nose, & whites of his eyes.  3/4" circle punch for the pupils, and for the bolts at his neck.

So cute, right?  Thanks Gail!


Snow Buddies gift card holder

Surprise!  I am actually posting today.  Yesterday I had a couple of classes with some BSers aka Big Shot(ers).  We made a gift card holder using the top note die and the level 2 hostess set Snow Buddies which is featured in the Holiday Mini Catalog.  

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Stamps:  Snow Buddies and Christmas Punch (both are level 2 hostess sets)

Paper: Old Olive, Real Red, Whisper White

Ink:  Black Stazon, Old Olive, assorted markers

Extras:  Real Red polka dot grosgrain ribbon, Jumbo pewter eyelets, Merry Details Sizzlit, Wide Oval punch, slit punch

There is still time to host a party and earn the Snow Buddies hostess set.  Contact me to schedule your stamping party!

Deal of the Week #3

Check out these great prices on fun embellishments!  Remember that this deal only lasts until Monday 10/26 at 8:50 am.   These would make great stocking stuffers for your favorite paper crafters!




Regular Price 

Special Price



Basic Jumbo grommets 





Mini Library clips 





Circle Designer brads 





1/2" Library clips 



If you are ordering online please make sure you go to my website: and enter the ordering system through the SHOP NOW located in the right hand corner. Thank You!

I have not been as good of a blogger as I would like to be.  So, to help me get in the habit I am going to ask you to help me be more accountable.  Starting this week and ending 11/15 if I do not post at least 4 times in a week (Sun-Sat)  post a comment to the blog saying you caught me slipping up!  I will then enter your name in a drawing for the Christmas Punch set.  If I don't slip up I will think of another way to give away this set.  Thanks for helping me become a better blogger. 

Deal of the Week #2

This post will stay at the top but please scroll down for more stamping ideas.

Sorry I am a little late in getting this posted.  I was at the dentist and believe me I would have much rather been home!  OOPS!  I had the wrong die in mind!  It must have been the trauma of going to the dentist. 

Week 2 Deals of the Week



Special Price


Perfect Setting Bigz XL die



Flower Burst Embosslits die



Pop-Up Three Tier Cake Bigz XL die


I will work on getting a picture of the different dies on here but for now here are the page numbers: Perfect Settings die pg 200 of the SU catalog, Flower Burst Embosslit die pg 195 of the SU catalog, and Pop-Up Three Tier Cake Bigz die pg 201 of the SU catalog.

This post will stay at the top but please scroll down for new posts.  Thanks!

Gifts of Christmas

Here is one more card from the Christmas Stamp a Stack. 

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Stamps:  SU Gifts of Christmas
Paper: Brushed Gold, Rich Razzleberry, Very Vanilla
Ink:  Encore Gold
Big Shot: Finial Press embossing folder
Extras:  Champagne MIst Shimmer paint, Gold embossing powder, Crystal Effects, Rich Razzleberry re-inker

I wish you could see the shimmer on the Very Vanilla cardstock.  I mixed some hairspray and Champagne Mist shimmer paint and sprayed it on the Very Vanilla cardstock.  It creates a beautiful and shimmery effect. I also mixed some Crystal Effects with the Rich Razzleberry reinker for the berries.  If you are interested in any of these products please contact me or go to my online store.