Tuesday, January 24, 2017

You can never have enough Valentines

I am not sure I will every finish making my Valentines.  I LOVE Valentines.  Do You?  
Here is my latest card.  

*Sealed with Love Stamp set page 15 OC 
#142815  $21.00  Photopolymer Stamps

*Sending Love DSP Stack  
#142733  $10.00

*Love Notes Framelits Dies
#142752  $30.00

*Sealed with Love Bundle save 10%
Sealed with Love Stamp set & Love Notes Framelits Dies
#144705  $45.75

There is so many cards you can make with this set.  I love the little envelopes & a little card die.
Tomorrow I will post a new Valentines project I just finished today. Tomorrows project is not a card.  Until then I hope you have a wonderful night.

Sunday, January 22, 2017

Valentines Card

 Today has been a VERY WET day here.  From what I have been told that this is the rainiest weather they have ever had.  Well, I do not know about that,  but our yard today looked like we had a lake.  All we needed to do is provide the fish and my husband could catch our dinner.  So, I was in a crafty mood and I made this pretty Valentines Card.  The stamp and the paper  is from the Occasions Catalog pg 14-15.

Heard tomorrow is going to be another rainy day so I will be posting a NEW CUTE Valentines mailbox/candy holder tomorrow.  I had a very fun crafty day today.
Have a good nite!!!!

Friday, January 20, 2017

A fun Valentines Card with tutorial

Today it was POURING here again in CA.  (and they said CA doesn't get any rain)...ha
For the last week we have gotten ALOT of the stuff that falls from the sky....and we certainly do need it.  So it lets me spend alot of time in my craft room making Valentines.  Here is the one I made today...and even though it looks like it took a long time to make-it didn't-it is one of the EASIEST cards I have made....and one of the ones I like the most.  
 Stamp set I used it in the Newest Occasion Catalog on Page 14

The Love Note Framelits are what goes with the stamp set.  pg 14 Occasions Catalog

To make this card:
*Cut the paper for whatever size card you want. 
(mine) Black cs  5 1/2 x 11
*Score @ 4 1/4
Inside paper
*Cut is 1/4 in smaller on height and width.
(mine) Melon Mambo 5 1/4 x 10 3/4

*To score this one:  I folded the MM in 1/2.  The on each side I folded it in to the middle like a little accordian.
*Decorate the front of the card

****Inside of the card****
I used a index card- folded it in 1/2.  On the middle fold I folded the index card over and marked it as big as I wanted the inside window to be and adjusted it to be as far down as I liked.  Penciled lightly around the  index card and then removed the IC and cut around the line.
*Be sure to use you bone folder on the score lines. 
Make some embellishments you want to hang in your window-you can even use stickers if you want.  Just be sure to have a front and back.  Then using the same color string as your back c/s tie a string in the middle of your embellishment and use a small piece of tape to hold it.  Add you back side then.  Do this with all the things you wish to hang in your window.  Before you attach your inside c/s add you embellishments to the top piece-now is when you can adjust the length of each embellishment.  Use a small piece of tape to attach each one.
Attach the front to the back of the card.  Glue or tape the sides only.  The middle will fold in and out with the card as you open & close it.
I hope you enjoy this card

* You can make this card any size you want by just adjusting the inside of you card down by 1/4" on height & width
*Be sure to do your decorating of both the outside of the card and the inside window before you put them together

Here are some of the things you can make with them below.

And there are MORE things you can make with the Framelits....I used them on my card.  
Love these sets.  You can find these on page 14 in the OC.  Let me know if I can help you in any way.
Have a wonderful weekend.  I will have more Valentines Monday....or maybe tomorrow- weather permitting. haha.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Valentines....I love this day!!!

Love Love Love Valentines....I love making them and I Love getting them.  So today while it was raining I started my Valentines.  Here are my lst 2 for this year.  Hope you like them.

 Stamp set is from the New Occasions Catalog pg 53.  The Swan I reverse stamped it to have them both looking at one another.  

 Swan Lake  Stamp Set     
#142974 Price $28.00 (Wood)  $20 (Clear mount)

How could one stamp set bring so much peace and tranquility to your day? We're not sure on the dynamics of that, but the calm and serene message of this stamp set is certainly as peaceful as can be.

Our classic wood-mount rubber stamps
* Have deeply etched images so you get a superior stamped impression each time.
* Are precut so you don't have to trim.
* Come with farmed-maple wood blocks—you don't need to buy blocks separately.
* Permanently mount on the blocks so they're ready to go when you are.
* Come packaged in cases with images on the spine for easy storage and quick reference.

Quantity: 10 rubber stamps

On this card I used the New Sealed with Love photopolymer Stamps on page 14 of the New Occasions Catalog.  There are so many things to make with this set.  I have only just begun....

or you can purchase them in a bundle - receive them both & SAVE 10%

Sealed with Love Photopolymer Stamp Set 

 Love Notes Framelits Dies

Let me know if I can help you just send me an email here.
Have a good day!!

Monday, January 16, 2017

Layering Framelits are back in stock today...

Back in Stock

 Layering Circle Framelits Dies  #141705

Price: $35.00
Create die-cut circles in seconds with Framelits dies & the Big Shot.  
Framelits open design allows you to place them where you want for precise cutting.

*16 dies
*Largest image: 3 5/16" x 3 5/16"
*Use with Big Shot 



   Layering Ovals Framelits Dies  #141706

Price: $35.00
Create die-cut ovals in seconds with Framelits dies & the Big Shot.  The open design allows you to place them where you want for precise cutting.

*15 dies
*Largest image: 2 7/8"x 3-13/16"
*Use with Big Shot



Layering Squares Framelits Dies  #141708

Price: $35.00
Create die-cut squares in seconds with Framelits dies & the Big Shot.   Framelits' open design allows you to place them where you want for precise cutting.

 *19 dies
*Largest image: 3" x 3"
*Use with Big Shot


You can also Pair these up with..... 


Stitched Shapes Framelits Dies  #145372

Price: $30.00
Cut thoughtfully stithed circles, squares, and ovals in seconds with Framelits dies and the Big Shot.  

Framelits Dies help you create detailed die-cuts with just a few turns of the Big Shot handle. 
                                   Dies include ejection holes so you can remove the paper easily.
12 Dies
*Circle: 4 dies, largest image 2-7/8"
*Ovals: 4 dies largest image 3 1/4" x 2 5/16"
*Square: 4 dies largest image 2 5/8"
*Use with Big Shot, Big Shot Platform & Standard Cutting Pads


Thursday, January 12, 2017

Sale-A-Bration Pretty Pocket Card Kit

I am not usually a kit kinda girl...But I really liked it in the pictures and I thought I'd give it a try.  AND
Im glad I did.  I really Love the Cards I made today with the Pocket Card Kit. I use alot of Thank you cards and this is a kit I will reorder before Sale-A-Bration ends.

 Sale-A-Bration Pages 19 & 19
The "Pretty Pocket Card Kit"
This kit includes everything you need to make 8 Pretty Pocket Cards.  It includes 8 pocket card bases with adhesive strips, 9 die-cut printed card inserts, ( white envelopes, 2 die-cut adhesive sheets, 4 yds of Whisper White Solid Baker's Twine.  And it coordinates with all of my favorite colors- Calypso Coral, Pool Party, Rich Razzleberry, So Saffron & Wild Wasabi....(and "YES" I have lots more FAVORITE colors)  These cards are not hard to make so if you are a beginner you will have no problem making them....and if you are more experienced you can make them this way or you can JAZZ them up like I did to make them a little different.  You know me....I always make things different.  So below is the cards I made and I only showed 7 of the 8 because I sent one out already.  I also made another one by making a template so I could try making one out of different paper.  Copied the inserts and made my own dies cuts.  Glittered everything up and I like the end result.  You can too.  Easy to make 8 cards in about 1/2 an hour.....oh, and dry time.  
This is one of the NEW Sale-A-Bration items in the NEW SAB Catalog.  (pages 18 & 19)  
Sale-A-Brations runs thru March 31, 2017...with every $50 you spend in the New Occasions Catalog or Annual Catalog you get 1 item free from the SAB Catalog.  
Below are my cards I made today....
*Dazzling Details pg 181 AC #127845  $2.50 * Rhinestone Basic Jewels  pg 177 AC  #119246  $5.00  *Stampin' Dimensionals  pg 182  #104430  $4.00 

Made from coping the Pocket card base.  Loved how it turned out.  You can make 2 out of 1 piece
of 12x12 double sided papers.  I ran the cards thru my printer to make copies of the inserts and all the saying but I could have made my own easily enough if I would have thought about it.  Hummm...next time. 
Until tomorrow-have a GREAT NIGHT!!!!

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Free Stamps with Stampin Up Sale-a-bration and the new Occasions Catalog

Sale-A-Bration 2017 is finally here! Earn free limited edition stamps. Check out the videos below showing a few of these new products. If your wish list is big, don’t miss the demo kit special. It’s the best!

Today is the day the 2017 Occasions Catalog was launched. Click on either catalog to see if you have not received one in the mail.

Apologies if you had a difficult time accessing my online store today, or joining as a demo earlier. Stampin Up had a major system crash. I'm happy to report all is back up and running!  I apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.  Here is a little funny thing Stampin' Up sent us out.....
(Thanks for your patience while we awaited the Stampin’ Up! system to behave. Everything is up and running and you can place your Occasions Catalog & Sale-A-Bration orders now).

I feel like I have been waiting so long to post the NEWEST 2017 Occasion Catalog.  Be sure to go thru it once to just look at it....then go thru it again to see some of the things you missed.  AND then go thru it again and again because you are going to  be surprised how many  things you still didn't see. 
 I am still finding them and I thought I'd seen them all. 

Click on the above picture to see the new catalog.
 Life is full of special moments worth celebrating-whether big or small. The New Occasions Catalog 2017 is filled with products to help you celebrate, remember, & honor each of these moments. From stamps to paper, and accessories to tools, I'm sure you will find many things that are going to become some of your NEW Favorites- just like I did.

Click on the above picture to view catalog.

  1. SHOP ONLINE:For every $50 you spend (before tax and shipping), you get a FREE Sale-A-Bration product. That means it’s the perfect time to purchase those products you’ve had your eye on while earning more products for free.
  2. JOIN STAMPIN UP: Get 2 Additional Free stamp sets in your demo kit, anything you’d like. That alone can value up to $104!! On top of the $26 Free and free shipping on the kit. BEST DEAL!!!!!
  3. STAMPIN REWARDS: Orders, workshops, etc over $250 receive an additional $25 free Stampin Rewards. 

 If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me.
Thanks for visiting my blog.  I'll be posting more tomorrow.
See you then...

Happy NEW YEAR 2017

I hope you all had a Very MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!  The week before Christmas we started vacation and  we had some very full FUN days. 
For Christmas this year we decided to go to the Happiest Place on Earth.  And FUN it was. Busy but Fun.

Love Mickey!!!!

Love Snowmen....especially Dancing Snowmen.

Everyone was there that day...busiest day EVER!!!!
Then off to the Rose Bowl...
USC vs Penn State
This day started early....like 3 am....yikes  But in the end it was FUN and USC pulled it off in the last 20 seconds.  This game was a nail biter.  Did you watch it?  
My husband and kids.

My Daughter Ali...USC bound in the Fall and my son Justin...has already graduated.

Oh and it wouldn't be my house if swimming wasn't involved.  Doesn't matter what the 
weather is...whats a little rain while swimming?

A little Christmas photo fun...
Hot Air Balloon that holds Giradelli candies or Washi tape.
Just a few of my Christmas items this year.  I didn't get many
done this year because of the move.  BUT Next year....game on....
Note cards...Love these!!!
Our Uncle Jim & Aunt Nancy we lost this year at the Holidays....We were lucky
to have them but  will miss them dearly!!!!
Our girls
So from our house to yours we hope you had a VERY Nice Christmas 2016 & New Year 2017!!!