Saturday, July 8, 2017

More Stamp Along Cards

 I almost forgot to do a Christmas Card for 
Christmas in July 
as I have been doing for the last several years!
There will be one there. 
Here are some of the other choices that you will have. 
This one uses the Eclectic Layers thinlits. 
This one is my favorite but there are a few more in there that I am going to be using soon. 
You all know that the more we use them; the more we like them!
I have paired it with the Vertical Greetings that I don't use as often as I thought I would. 

I just got the new folders and this card shows off several of them. 
I even packed one or two that I didn't use on the samples but you may choose to use them instead of the one that I used. 
This ribbon is pretty special, also. It starts out very narrow. 
You can gently pull it to fan out as I did with the ends on this "bow."

Here is the "other" daisy card that I mentioned in the last post. 
There is a leeway for creativity on this one, as you can see in the picture. 

The Light House card uses that special Shimmery White card stock.
It really gives a card a special look. 
Not sure why I don't use it oftener as it is easy to work with
 and gives such a nice look to the finished card. 

I found a pack of precut cards from awhile ago and thought you might like to 
help me use them up! 
It isn't Stampin' Up! but the stamps are! 

There you are!
The Christmas one will have to be a surprise. 
I will do that one tomorrow (Sunday) and if I post it after it is finished, we will be at the Stamp Along when it comes out!
See you at the Stamp Along on Monday, I hope.
Thank you!
Hostess code is 

Friday, July 7, 2017

Cards for the Stamp Along

Here are a few of the cards that are ready to go to the Stamp Along on Monday. 
Now that the weather is warm enough, it is nice to sit out and relax...between rainfalls. 

These flowers look like they have been stamped twice but that is the effect you get just from a single stamping. Quick and easy! 

Here is that darn cute little piggy again. 
She is carrying a giant daisy. 
So glad that the daisy punch is back in inventory! 
There is another card using the daisy punch also but didn't get its picture taken yet. 
Maybe tomorrow. 

This one is a note card. Or you could slip in a "Happy Birthday" 
instead of the "Just a Note" depending on the kind of card you need the most. 

What do you think? 
Which one is your favorite? Which ones will you be making? 
If you leave a comment and don't include your name, I won't know who won if your comment is selected as the winner. 
The hostess code for on line orders until the Stamp Along is:
Thank you!

Monday, July 3, 2017

Lady in her Gown and Comment Winner

Remember the Gorgeous You lady in the gown from the last Stamp Along?  
She is coming back with a different look to her gown. 
What do you think? Do you like this one better? 
Really, you could make either one in your favorite color. 
There are a few of the Fresh Fig color left so that would be a choice for you, also. 

This is another card that is coming back so if you didn't get to make it in June, you can in July! 

This Happy Birthday one is coming back with the folder this time! Sorry, that the folder didn't make it to the Stamp Along. I already have several of them packed so you can chose which one you would like to use for your background. 
There are also several color choices from which you can choose. 
If you mention this post at the Stamp Along on the 10th of July you can make an extra one of these cards (Happy Birthday) pictured here as a bonus! 

Every once in awhile I put all the names from the comments in a container and pick one. 
If you have left a comment on my blog in the last three months, you had a chance to win. 
Since Shirley leaves the most comments, it didn't surprise me that she is the winner. 
Thanks to all that comment. It is much appreciated! 
Shirley, I will have some things from which you can pick at the Stamp Along. 

The hostess code for on line orders until July 10th is
Thank you for using the code and for your orders!

Sunday, July 2, 2017

Tie Dye background

Do you like to do different techniques? 
I saw this one and had to try it. 
I will be doing a class on Thursday, July 6, at Schroeder's. It will be $5 for the two cards or free if you would rather place an order of $15 (or more) at the class. Attendance is limited so please call or email to be sure there are supplies. It will start at 2:15. Yes, that is much later than usual.
I did change the scallop layer color so it shows up better. 
If you have already signed up...I have you counted. 
Please bring a glue stick if you have one. Don't go and buy one just for this. 

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Specials From SU!

This is a one day sale. If you have never subscribed to Paper Pumpkin, this would be a good time to give it a try. On June 30, 2017, you can sign up for it for only $5! It is regularly $19.95! What a deal.
Go to and sign up. Be sure to use the promo code: ONEDAY0717 and choose me for your demo!

Bonus Days Begin on July 1
Bonus Days! For every $50 you spend in July (before shipping and tax), you’ll get a $5  Bonus Days coupon that you can use in August. No limits! 

If you have ever thought about becoming a discount shopper by joining SU! this would be a good time for that also! During June there are extra goodies to be had just for signing up. Please call me if you have questions about it. 

If you choose to place an on line order, the hostess code is:

Here is one of the cards that I have ready for the next Stamp Along. 
It is for the cat and dog lovers out there! 
This is the front.

Here is the inside. I am sure that you can switch them around if you wish. 

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Birthday Delivery Class and more Stamp Along cards

The Birthday Memories Designer Series Paper (DSP) on page 69 is so cute! 
The best thing about this paper is that the Birthday Friends Framelits dies were designed to cut the images from the paper. This is fabulous for those of us that don't always like to sit and color. 
This is one of the sheet of paper in this pack. It is suited for a scrapbook page more than cards.
We will use this one sheet to make six cards! 

Here they are. 

There will be a total of seven cards in the class. 
If you purchase the bundle ($71.61) you will receive the class for $75. That means that the cards and all the prep work will only cost $3.39! What a deal! You will have the rest of the pack of paper and the stamps and dies to make many more cards. 
If you would like to take the class but don't want to purchase the bundle you can do that for $25 which will include the pack of DSP. 
I must have your payment for the class before I send the order in on Monday the 12th of June. 
The class will be on Wednesday, June 21st at Schroeder's at 12:30. 
Please bring your trimmer and a D block.

Please note that the Happy Birthday die is not included with this bundle. It is sold separately but I will have mine there for you to use for the class. 

Here are a few more cards for the Stamp Along on Monday. 
This one uses the above stamp set but the DSP is retired now.

The inside is a simple pop up. 

Then there is the new daisy punch! It is already so backordered that it can't even be ordered right now! I decided to use it anyway and you can put it on your wish list if you need/want it. 
Two different ways to use this punch. Which one do you like the best? Or will you be making one of each? Again, I have used some retired DSP. Do you mind if I use the things (mostly DSP and ribbon) that I have here? I sometimes think that it multiplies as soon as it retires! 

One more to show you. 
Someone requested the birds. 

I hope to see you on Monday at the Library. 

The hostess code for on line orders before Monday night is 


Thank you! 

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Have you seen the Pelicans?

There have been several pelicans along the lake and in the harbor. 
Have you seen them? I have only seen pictures of them so far. I hope they stay around long enough for me to get a first hand look at them! 
In the meantime, I have a flamingo card for you to make at the Stamp Along. 
It isn't a new set but I have finally gotten around to using it. 
I had a request for a flamingo card. I hope this one will fill the bill. 
We all need to say Thank You sometimes. This one could work! 

How do you like the new in colors? 
This Lemon Lime Twist is sure bright! 
If you have a friend that could use a little cheering up, this one could do that. 
It is paired with the Powder Pink and the Fresh Fig on this card. 

Which of the cards do you like the best? 
Let me know if you have and special occasion card that you need. 
I appreciate your suggestions. 

The hostess code to use until Monday is 

If you are placing an order larger than $150, don't use the code as those orders qualify for the hostess gifts for you. 
Thank you for your business. 
Hope to see you on Monday!