Archive | September 2008

20% off Select Birthday Sets in October

Stampin’ Up is 20 this year, and to celebrate their birthday, they’re offering 20% off select Birthday themed stamp sets when you make a $20 purchase in the month of October! Birthday sets are the most used, in my book, so its a fabulous offer! Here is a breakdown of the prices with some images: (Shop online via my website: and click “shop now” or come to my World Card Making Day stamp camp on Oct 4! — or schedule your own stamp camp to earn free hostess sets and catalog credit!)

Birthday Promotion

Dates: October 1-31, 2008

Promotion Details:

Spend $20 and qualify to purchase any preselected birthday/celebration stamp sets at 20% off.

Item # Page # Description (click photo for larger example)
Retail Price 20% Off Price
109439 62 Big Bold Birthday
$27.95 $22.36
112895 62 Cumpleaños genial y divertido (Spanish Big Bold Birthday)*
$27.95 $22.36
111532 63 Party Hearty*
$26.95 $21.56
110994 64 Bitty Birthday
$12.95 $10.36
111618 64 Crazy for Cupcakes*
$23.95 $19.16
111546 65 Simple Birthday Thanks*
$17.95 $14.36
111702 65 Time to Party*
$16.95 $13.56
108559 68 Crab & Company
$27.95 $22.36

*Stamp sets are die cut.

Aqua Painter Special Product Offer

Dates: October 1-31, 2008, or while supplies last

Special Product Offer Details:
Purchase the large-tip Aqua Painter (item 114617) for $7.25. No minimum purchase, no limits, while supplies last.

View the full color flyer (PDF): 20th Birthday Promotion


Get your Spooky Spider in time for Halloween!

Spooky Spider Décor Elements

Just in time for Halloween!

This fun image comes in three sizes and two colors and is designed to coordinate with our Ghostly Greetings Designer Series paper and our Chills & Thrills Rub-Ons from the Fall-Winter 2008 Idea Book & Catalog. Spooky Spider will be available to order beginning September 19, 2008–just in time for Halloween–and will also be available through Online Ordering.

Spooky Spider was created specifically for Halloween, so you won’t see it in the Décor Elements Phase 2 brochure which is due out on October 1, be sure to check back to see the new designs! Here is a beautiful color flyer for you do download and view all the details of the Spooky Spider!

Spooky Spider is a limited time offer, and will no longer be available after October 31, 2008.

Black White Description Price
114761 114764 Spooky Spider Décor Elements (S) $5.95
114762 114765 Spooky Spider Décor Elements (M) $10.95
114763 114766 Spooky Spider Décor Elements (L) $14.95

Spooky Spider Flyer

Projects from August/September

Hi there, I’m going to try and post my projects on a monthly basis, so here’s what I’ve been up to since the last time I posted projects up 🙂

Berry Bliss Purse
(Directions to make this can be found here: box in a bag or a larger version here Purse in a box (holds cards))
• Pink Pirouette
• Berry Bliss DSP

Stampin’ Up! Accessories
• Tab Punch
• Buttons
• 1/2″ circle punch
• Scallop edge punch
• Sticky Strip
• Pretty in Pink Grosgrain ribbon
• pink sewing machine thread

Bella Wow Birthday
• Wow Flowers

• Riding Hood Red Cardstock
• Pink Pirouette Cardstock
• Kiwi Kiss Cardstock
• Bella Rose DSP

• Ridinghood Red

Stampin’ Up! Accessories
• Paper Crimper
• 1-3/8 Circle Punch
• Scallop Circle Punch
• Scallop Edge Punch
• Pretty in Pink 1/4″ Grosgrain Ribbon
• Stampin’ Dimensionals

Baja Kiwi Fresh Cuts

• Fresh Cuts

• Kiwi Kiss
• Baja Breeze
• Fresh Cuts Notes

• Baja Breeze
• Kiwi Kiss

Stampin’ Up! Accessories
• 5-Petal Punch
• Paper Snips
• Silver Brad
• Paper Piercer and Mat from Crafter’s Toolkit

Heard from the Heart Happiness Card

• Heard from the Heart
• Seasonal Icons (LVL 3 Hostess)

• Pink Pirouette Cardstock
• Holiday Happenings DSP (LVL 3 Hostess)

• Tango Tangerine

Stampin’ Up! Accessories
• Natural Hemp Twine
• Scallop edge punch

Berry Pink Birthday

• Happy Everything
• Priceless

• Pink Passion Cardstock
• Berry Bliss DSP (Retired)

• Rose Red

Stampin’ Up! Accessories
• 1 3/8″ Circle Punch
• Scallop Border Punch
• Scallop Circle Punch

World Card Making Day Oct 4!

World Card Making Day is a holiday for card makers around the world to celebrate the creativity of handmade cards and the personal connection that they create between friends and family (see the World Card Making Day page for more information).

Celebrated the first Saturday in October, World Card Making Day endeavors to bring together card makers around the world at a time that is traditionally the busiest time of year for card- and gift-making.

Join me at a Stamp Camp on October 4th at 1:00pm to make 3 cards for $5 and additional cards at $1.50 each. To celebrate this holiday, Stampin’ Up is offering 20% off all Simply Sent & Simply Sent Card Element Kits in their catalog. Visit my website to view the online store during Oct 4-11 to take advantage of these savings, or come to my stamp camp!

View the full color flyer (PDF): World Card Making Day

Here’s some information regarding the kits!

Card Elements Kits:

Include paper, decals, ribbon, brads, etc for card making. You do the cutting and supply the stamps and adhesive. There are stamp sets that coordinate but these are designed to work with many others as well. Comes with full instructions for 3 diferent cards. Kit will make up to 12 cards.

Kit Name Reg Price Sale Price Oct 4 – 11
Flower Power $15.95 $12.76
Rock Star $15.95 $12.76
Handmade Holiday $17.95 $14.36

Simply Sent Card Kits:

Include everything you need, pre-cut cardstock, various elements such as brads, ribbon, ink, adhesive, envelopes and exclusive stamps! A great kit for a beginner. You will have leftover supplies such as adhesive, ink and stamps to continue making cards. Each kit comes with full instructions for 2 card designs, makes at least 10 cards.

Kit Name Reg Price Sale Price Oct 4 – 11
Sending Happy Thoughts Simply Sent $54.95 $43.96
Lifelong Notes Simply Sent $42.95 $34.36

Shop from me online!

Order Online with Stampin' Up!

Order Online with Stampin' Up!

Stampin’ Up!’s online store is open for business! You can visit my Stampin’ Up! Website anytime and click the “Shop Online” button to shop directly from me online.
My website address is:

Some fun things I found that you should check out on the online store:

Lets you know which sets are on sale with a photo of those sets.

Browse Projects:
Gives an extensive array of cards, scrapbook pages, and paper crafting & gift examples. (click ALL in the “show” drop-down at the top to view them all.) Once you click on a project you like, a list of all the supplies needed to recreate it yourself shows on the screen. You can check and uncheck the supplies you want to add to your cart right from there!

“Search the Store”
Type in “Christmas” in the search the store box and you’ll see all the Christmas sets, type in “daisy” and see the sets featuring that flower. You can also refine your search to a specific category if you get too many results!

Upcoming Events

Here are some of my upcoming stamp camps with a little info on what they will feature:

Sunday September 14, 1:30pm – New Stamp Sets!
Stampin’ Up’s Sale: 15% off Never Before Seen Stamps

Saturday October 4, 1pm – World Card Making day, Halloween and other cards
Stampin’ Up’s Sale: 20% off Simply Sent kits and Card Element Kits

Saturday November 15, 1:30pm – Christmas Cards!
Stampin’ Up’s Sale: Unknown at this time

Each event will have a $5 fee for 3 make & take cards, and if you want to make more, they will be $1.50 each. (Cash or Check)   Please let me know if you plan to come!