Saturday, March 29, 2014

One last chance for Sale A Bration freebies with FREE SHIPPING!

Monday, March 31st, at noon is the last time I can take orders for Sale A Bration and that you can earn free product.  If you would like to order one more time and help me reach my goal I will give you free shipping on orders that qualify for a SAB item.  So that is free shipping on orders of $50  or more in merchandise.  If I reach my goal I will also randomly pick one person to receive a free item(s) valued at  $25.  So get out those catalogs and call or email me your order by noon on Monday !!! 
                                See link to catalog on the right hand side  ----------------------------->

Friday, March 28, 2014

Birthday Card Surprise was a HUGE succes

Thanks to everyone who sent my Mom a card to celebrate her 85th birthday.  At last count we were over 100 cards!  We had hoped she would open maybe 10 a day but nope, just like a kid on Christmas morning she wanted to open them all.  I wish I could personally thank every person who thought about her especially those who don't even know her.  You made her birthday a very special occasion.

Monday, March 24, 2014

New Hostess Code for last minute Sale A Bration goodies

Only a few more days to get your SAB goodies.  Myself I am obsessed with the Sweet Sorbet Accessory Pack, item # 133522  it includes
• 10 yards each Crisp Cantalope, Pool Party, and Summer Starfruit Twine
• 1 sheet printed adhesive-backed cork (58 pieces)
Coordinates with the Petal Parade Stamp Set, Sweet Sorbet Designer Series Paper, and Decorative Dots Embossing Folder. 

Anywho, I created a Hostess Code for this month 72WVGCWJ  feel free to use it when ordering online.  Any questions, just ask.

Friday, March 21, 2014

Honeycomb Love Ya

I channeled my inner Jan Tink on this one.  I love her cards and wish I had half the talent she does, the colors she uses are always perfect and her humor always has me smiling.

Couple of Sale A Bration freebies on here, time is winding down to get these free once a year goodies.  Spend $50 before tax and S&H and you can earn a free SAB item of your choice.  This card uses the Sweet Sorbet DSP for the background and the free stamp set Petal Parade stamped in White Craft Ink on Strawberry Slush.  See that neat cut out on the Whisper White piece?  It uses the Hexagon Hive Thinlets Die in the Occasion Catalog page 26, $24.95.  It kind of reminds me of the quilt pattern Grandma's Flower Garden.  My Nana made several quilts using this pattern and I think of her everytime I see it.   I also used the Just Saying stamp set and the Word Bubble Framelits Die.  I saved 15% by buying them as a bundle.  I love saving money to buy more stamps, don't you?

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Vivid Vases with Crystal Effects

Another quick and easy card that uses Bermuda Bay cardstock, Kaleidoscope DSP for the background and vases and Vivid Vases for the focal point.  I cut apart the Vivid Vases stamp set and separated the saying on another wood block.  Easier for me to use that way.  I stamped the vases in black Staz On twice, once on the Whisper White panel and once on a piece of the Kaleidoscope DSP. I fussy cut around the vases and adhered them in place.  Used markers to color in my flowers adhered all the layers to the front, stamped the inside and THEN I carefully used Crystal Effects and set it aside to dry.  It does take awhile and it is really tempting to test it by touching it to see if it is dry but don't, unless you want fingerprints on your vases.  Don't ask how I know.  Patience in not a virtue I own a lot of.  Very easy but very striking in person.  Vivid Vases is in the Occasions Catalog on page 20 in Wood only $11.95. Item # 133818

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Weekly Deals for March 18th

Mar 18Weekly Deals


We hope you enjoy this week's Weekly Deals!

Pewter Stampin' Emboss Powder Item # 124114
Regular Price: $4.75 US/$5.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $3.56 US/$4.46 CAN

Silver Glass Glitter Item # 120995
Regular Price: $3.95 US/$4.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $2.96 US/$3.71 CAN

Tempting Turquoise Stampin' Emboss Powder Item # 122950
Regular Price: $4.75 US/$5.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $3.56 US/$4.46 CAN

In Color Boutique Details Item # 130938
Regular Price: $8.95 US/$11.50 CAN
Discounted Price: $6.71 US/$8.63 CAN

Vintage Trinkets Accents & Elements Item # 118764
Regular Price: $5.95 US/$7.50 CAN
Discounted Price: $4.46 US/$5.63 CAN

Scallop Trim Border Punch Item # 118402
Regular Price: $15.95 US/$20.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $11.96 US/$15.71 CAN

Crisp Cantaloupe 3/8" Ruffle Stretch Trim Item # 130021
Regular Price: $8.95 US/$12.50 CAN
Discounted Price: $6.71 US/$9.38 CAN

Grad Party Ensemble - Digital Download Item # 129877
Regular Price: $9.95 US/$10.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $5.97 US/$6.57 CAN

Monday, March 17, 2014

You Make Me Happy Sale a Bration !

So today with the skies being very cloudy and gloomy I thought this was the perfect time to show this card using a stamp set you can get free during Sale A Bration.  You only have a few more weeks to have this set reside on your stamp shelf.  Order $50 before S&H and taxes and then pick the set See Ya Later for free.  I also used the free SAB Designer Series Paper, Sweet Sorbet for the background.
See those darling clouds?  Yep, another free SAB item an Embossing Folder called Decorative Dots gave some texture to the clouds that were die cut with the Word Bubbles Framelits Die and while you are at it you might as well save 15% and get the stamp set that goes with it called Just Sayin'.  Anyways, I die cut about 5 clouds  and adhered them to the front of the background piece and cut off the excess clouds and put the leftovers on another spot.  I used Gumball Green and Midnight Muse markers to ink just the parts I wanted to use on the stamp and die cut it out using the Word Bubbles Framelits Die.

This is just one of 3 cards we are making at club tomorrow night, hope the ladies have their stampin' shoes on.  So many ideas, so little time!

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Burlap Wreath Class

We had a new and fun creative experience at my house making the Burlap Wreath from the Occasions Catalog the other night. We all watched the video and then jumped right into creating.  Usually I give a detailed demo and then we all pretty much copy my creation but not on this night.  I have never heard so much laughing out of this group before.  Most of the laughs were from mistakes made and fixed and really isn't that what creating is all about?  I only took photos of 2 finished wreaths and I love them both.

     Everyone is busy trying to figure out the directions and not cause blisters with the hot glue!
                                                                   Cathy's wreath
                                                                      Felis' Wreath

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Weekly Deals for the week of March 4th

Hostess Code is GAGCR92C, feel free to use it with any online order. 
Mar 4Weekly Deals


We hope you enjoy this week's Weekly Deals!

Coastal Cabana 3/8" Ruffle Stretch Trim Item # 130024
Regular Price: $8.95 US/$12.50 CAN
Discounted Price: $6.71 US/$9.38 CAN

Strawberry Slush 3/8" Ruffle Stretch Trim Item # 130023
Regular Price: $8.95 US/$12.50 CAN
Discounted Price: $6.71 US/$9.38 CAN

Adorning Accents Textured Impressions Embossing Folders Item # 125601
Regular Price: $8.95 US/$10.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $6.71 US/$8.21 CAN

Large Rhinestone Basic Jewels Item # 129324
Regular Price: $4.95 US/$6.50 CAN
Discounted Price: $3.71 US/$4.88 CAN

Midnight Muse 3/8" Stitched Satin Ribbon Item # 126847
Regular Price: $8.95 US/$12.25 CAN
Discounted Price: $6.71 US/$9.19 CAN

Betsy'S Blooms Stampin' Around Standard Wheel Item # 126943
Regular Price: $6.50 US/$7.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $4.88 US/$5.96 CAN

2012-2014 In Color Designer Series Paper Stack Item # 130137
Regular Price: $21.95 US/$26.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $16.46 US/$20.21 CAN

Everything Easter Ensemble - Digital Download Item # 129363
Regular Price: $14.95 US/$16.50 CAN
Discounted Price: $8.97 US/$9.90 CAN