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April 2013

CPC Portable Storage for Embossing Folders & Framelits!

If you love attending crops and retreats or need a way to transport your embossing folders and Framelits to workshops, this is the project for you!  This portable storage Folder takes up little room and will help you to be organized and take more supplies with you!  You’ll be able to store 12 embossing folders and 12 sets of Framelits in this one little folder!

Framelits & Embossing Folders Storage

Isn't this a great project?  Perfect for the crafter on the GO!  This great organizational project comes to you designed by Kris!  If you would like to learn how to make this project and 9 others then go to Craft Project Central and subscribe to the month of April.

Rain or Shine Pocket card

When you live in the Pacific Northwest you have to get used to the rain.  It is just a fact of life here.  On the flip side  you also  learn to really appreciate when it shines.  I guess that is why the Rain or Shine stamp set in Stampin' Up's Occasions catalog really spoke to me.

Rain or Shine DSP pocket card

Stamps: Rain or Shine 126777
Ink: Basic Gray, Melon Mambo
Paper: Melon Mambo, Whisper White, Daffodil Delight, Sunshine & Sprinkles DSP126922 
Punches: Itty Bitty Shapes punch pack, 2-3/8" Scallop Circle punch
Big Shot:  Circles # 2 die, Large Scallop Edgelit, Delicate Designs folder
Extras: Melon Mambo 3/8" Striped Organdy ribbon 129293

Rain or Shine pocket card open

Have you been thinking that this might be a great time to host a Stampin' Up! party?  Well, anytime is a great time but from now until May 30 it is a fantastic time to host a party.   Why?  Well, when you host a party and your party's sales reach $350 you will receive an extra $30 in hostess dollars!  This offer is only good until May 30th so be sure to contact me quickly so I can get your party on the books.  



CPC Owl Box & Card Set!

Do you have a friend(s) that loves owls or need a fun and funky gift set in a hurry? This Owl Box with six different card designs and matching envelopes is bright enough to cheer up anyone’s day!  Make it for yourself or as a fun gift.

Owl Box & Card Set

This fun project comes to you designed by Amanda!   To get the instructions to this project all you need to do is go to Craft Project Central and subscribe to the month of April.

For the Birds

I am grateful to have a bunch of thank you notes to write.  This image from the For the Birds set says it all.

For the Birds april thank you

Stamps: For the Birds (126407)
Ink: Black Stazon, Island Indigo, Pool Party, Primrose Petals
Paper: Very Vanilla, Pool Party, More Amore Specialty DSP, Watercolor paper
Punches: 2-1/3" Circle punch, Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack
Big Shot: Perfect Pennants Bigz
Extras: Blender pen, Rhinestones, Dazzling Details

For the birds April thank you close

Have a wonderful Sunday and hope to stamp with you soon!





CPC Print Poetry Family Canvas & Card!

Treasured family memories will be beautifully displayed on this vintage-style canvas!  With space for three photos, this lovely piece is a beautiful gift for Mother’s Day or to keep and display in your own home.

Family Canvas & Card

This lovely project comes to you designed by Leena!  To get the instructions for Leena’s project, just subscribe to Craft Project Central for the month of April.

Organizing Your Stamps Just Got a Little Easier!

Check out Stampin' Up!'s soon to be released  new cases for your Wood Mount stamps.


These new cases are going to make organizing and using your wood mount stamps a little lot easier.  Don't you love the inserts?  That will certainly make finding just the right stamp a lot easier.   Color me happy!  Talking about color there will be new In Colors in the new catalog too!  I will tell you that from what I have seen I am totally embracing the new colors and am SO looking forward to creating with them.  I am really excited for the new catalog which will be making its official debut on May 31!   Be among the first to host a party with the new catalog by calling, texting,  or emailing me.  Don't wait,  contact me now!

Hope to stamp with you soon!


PS Did you catch the peek at a new stamp set in the video?  

CPC Two for Tea Desk Set

There are some things that every desk needs, and they definitely should look good!  This desk set includes a postage stamp dispenser, tissue box, and a frame that can be used for a photo, favorite quote, or a calendar!  Use your favorite designer series paper collection to create the items in this desk set!  These three items are so easy to make that you will probably look forward to making a set for each season!  Great for a class or club project as well!

Tea for Two Desk Set

This lovely project is from the creative mind of Regina!  If you would like the directions to make this fabulous project as well as 9 other than go to Craft Project Central and subscribe to the month of April!

Just a few hours left...for Free Shipping!

Thank you to everyone who  placed an online order with me this weekend!  I appreciate you!  I'm so happy you were able to get FREE SHIPPING!  If you have not gotten your order in yet, not to worry you have until 10:50 pm (Pacific time) tonight (April 8th) to get FREE SHIPPING on your order.  

Remember to stock up on the retiring colors because once they are gone they are gone.  I haven't seen anything official yet but I have heard that some of the ink refills( Certainly Celery and Regal Rose) have already sold out.  Here's a pretty little graphic to remind you of the colors that are retiring.

Retiring color 2013

River Rock has never been one of my go to Neutrals.  Since it is one of the retiring colors, I decided I needed to work with it and now am wondering why I never used it before?  

By the Tide retired colors

I used a color combination of River Rock, Not Quite Navy and Tangerine Tango  straight from the Color Coach.   Love this color combination!

Stamps:  By the Tide ((129120)
Ink: Tangerine Tango,  Not Quite Navy, River Rock, Very Vanilla
Paper: River Rock, Not Quite Navy, Tangerine Tango, Very Vanilla 
Punches: 1" circle, 3/4" circle
Big Shot: Happy Whale Clearlits Die, Honeycomb folder

Be sure to place your order here  before 10:50 pm (PT) to get Free Shipping!  If you need any assistance please call or email me.  

CPC Shadowbox and Card

This pretty shadowbox made of card stock boxes is a fun way to make customized home decor and is also fun to make as a special gift for someone who loves crafting and can appreciate the thought and time that went into making this beauty!  It’s also a great way of showcasing some pretty crafting products!  In addition, this project makes for a fun Stamp Camp project or as an advanced class project!

Shadowbox & Greeting Card
This fun project comes to you designed by Monika!   You will receive the step by step directions for this project and 9 others when you subscribe to Craft Project Central for the month of April.  

CPC Spotlight on the Scallop Square die

 This project created by Julie B will show you how easy the Scallop Square die makes it to create a Lidded Window Sheet Box, an Open-Top Handle Tote, a Slide-Out Pocket Card and a 4-Way Treat Holder!  Any of these would make a great favor and invitation for all of your parties!

Scallop Square Spotlight
If you would like to learn how to make all these fun containers and cards then go to Craft Project Central and subscribe to the month of April.    You will gain access to 10 tutorials for only $10!  It is a deal not to be missed!