Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Short and Sweet a deal for you.


I  have super exciting news from SU! The Short & Sweet recruiting promotion is here! It IS short: It only lasts from August 21-28. And it IS sweet: Sign up now and receive $150 in their choice of Stampin' Up! products for the $99 starter kit price. And you won't have to pay for shipping either! It's a great deal, amazing business opportunity, AND it's only available for a short time, so sign up now!

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Jacob the Peacock

I live in New Richmond, or actually up the hill from New Richmond and down by the Ohio River lives Jacob the peacock.  I am not sure where Jacob came from but he wanders around the whole village at his leisure posing for photos and occasionally pecking a kid or two.  He does not like kids looking him at eye level, he is a male after all and he thinks he needs to protect his harem of ducks and geese who also are down by the river.

I made this card using the Peacock single stamp and the Works of Art stamp set.  I think I like how it turned out, I think I would have liked it better if the colors had been more of a jewel tone.  Maybe next time.  I softened the edges with my Aquapainter and that really softened up the card.  The ribbon is the new Tangelo Twist Stitched Satin Ribbon, seriously easy to tie and so beautiful.

Saturday, August 16, 2014

August Paper Pumpkin Spoiler Alert!!!

I got my August Paper Pumpkin Kit today and it is adorable!  Sure hope they have refills for this one!
Don't look any further if you want to be surprised I had to make 2 cards right away!

The first card is one to send to my cousin who is recovering from surgery and went together in just a couple of minutes.



The second card is a smaller card it measures about 2 1/4" by 3 1/4" and would be so cute to go with a gift bag. I made this one a little differently than the directions you get with the kit.  I enclosed the sequins and a few Coastal Cabana hearts form the InColor Sequins inside of a couple of pieces of Window Sheets.  Kind of a quickie shaker card.




 Both of these cards come with their own envelopes that you get to make too.  What a crafter you will be with this month's Paper Pumpkin.  

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Weekly Deals 8-12

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Big Shot Die Bigz L Petite Purse
BIG SHOT DIE BIGZ L PETITE PURSE
Price$32.95 $24.71
Envelope Liners Framelits Die
ENVELOPE LINERS FRAMELITS DIE
Price$26.95 $20.21
Fancy Fan Textured Impressions Embossing Folder
FANCY FAN TEXTURED IMPRESSIONS EMBOSSING FOLDER
Price$7.95 $5.96
Label Petite Curly Punch
LABEL PETITE CURLY PUNCH
Price$12.95 $9.71
Natural 7/8 Cotton Ribbon
NATURAL 7/8" COTTON RIBBON
Price$7.95 $5.96
Rosette Designer Bigz XL Die
ROSETTE DESIGNER BIGZ XL DIE
Price$42.95 $32.21
Tea Time II Digital Kit -- Digital Download
TEA TIME II DIGITAL KIT - DIGITAL DOWNLOAD
Price$7.95 $4.77
Wildflower Meadow Textured Impressions Embossing Folder
WILDFLOWER MEADOW TEXTURED IMPRESSIONS EMBOSSING FOLDER
Price$7.95 $5.96