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Painted Harvest Christmas Wreath

Hi folks!  I’ll be posting some quick shares over the next month, so you can see some of the wonderful swap cards I received at OnStage!  If you don’t know what OnStage is, it’s a WONDERFUL even that Stampin’ Up! holds every 6 months where all the Demonstrators can get together and celebrate!  I’ll be sharing more pictures of that, too! If you want to join me at these events, all you need to do is join my team – contact me and we can talk!!

So, to get us started, here is the card I made for a super nice group of ladies – at a team breakfast while at OnStage. It was so nice to meet so many new people! We were asked to make a card using a bundle. I selected the Painted Harvest stamp set with the coordinating Leaf Punch! At first you wouldn’t think of winter with it, but didn’t this turn out cool??

Who knew? I used the Leaf Punch and snipped off the leaves to make lights. Whoa, right?!?  LOL  I even sponged a bit of each color under each bulb to make it look like the lights were on… in person I swear it looks cool – and sparklie!!
I love that this bundle can be used for so much more than what you originally see in the catalog!

NEW:  There are a few new specials coming up next week for Stampin’ Up’s Online Extravaganza… so I will have more info on that the closer we get to it – you will not want to miss out!! There will be some time-sensitive items. 🙂

Reminder: Don’t forget to reserve your Stamparatus, starting this Thursday, Nov 16th at 2pm Mountain Time / 4pm Eastern Time.

If you aren’t sure if you need one, look at everything you can do with it!

  • Make multiples with ease
  • Consistently stamp crisp, clean images
  • If you want a darker impression, apply more ink and restamp—no need to start over
  • Make fewer mistakes, saving time and money
  • Easily create 2-step, 3-step, and 4-step stamped images using reversible plates
  • Develop new and specialized stamping techniques with adjustable stamping plates and precision placement

Contact me if you have questions, or click this link to reserve yours!
Thanks for stopping by!!

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Stamparatus is coming!

I just got back from Stampin’ Up’s OnStage event in Salt Lake City, and I have lots to share with you over the coming days and weeks!   The first thing we need to talk about is this: The Stamparatus is coming soon! And I have the info you need to reserve yours!

First – I bet you want to know what it is…  take a peek at this:

Nifty, huh?  It’s a stamp positioning tool like you’ve never seen. Here’s a video from Stampin’ Up! to give you some info on it:

There will be a different ordering process for the Stamparatus, and you will want to reserve yours starting November 16th.
You will need to use your online account to do this, and you can follow instructions here how to get your reservation:

Your credit card won’t be charged until the order is processed, and you will have a chance to add to your order at that time. There is a limit of 1 per customer per reservation period. (The limit for Demonstrators is 3, so if you want to join my team – let me know!!)

Some product details – 

  • Compatible with Stampin’ Up!’s red rubber and photopolymer stamps
  • Foam mat to use with photopolymer stamps
  • Rulers and gridlines for quick measuring
  • 2 open sides so you can stamp on larger paper
  • 2 reversible plates: a total of 4 surfaces to work with
  • 2 magnets to hold the paper in place
  • Magnet storage areas
  • Retail Price–$49.00 USD

If you miss this reservation window, there are 2 more:

November 16–30, 2017 Approx. February 1, 2018
December 5–30, 2017 Approx. March 19, 2018
January 15–30, 2018 Approx. April 15, 2018

If you have any questions, just contact me!

June Specials for You and ONE DAY DEAL

Hi folks!!

I have a three of the latest Stampin’ Up! specials to share, and this first one is a VERY limited time offer!  Stampin’ Up is doing a FLASH SALE!

Paper Pumpkin ONE DAY DEAL:
Starting at 7 pm Eastern time TODAY, Thursday until 1:50 am Saturday (just about 31 hours total), you can take advantage of this amazing deal.
For NEW Paper Pumpkin subscribers, you get the first month for only $5.00!
Use promo code “ONEDAYDEAL” at my Paper Pumpkin site:

Click on the above picture to go right to my Paper Pumpkin site to sign up! Let me know if you have any questions!

The next specials are for all of June, but you won’t want to wait until the end of the month for these. 🙂

Extra Stampin’ Rewards!

www.stampinmak.comHosts who have an event (a workshop, class, book party, a personal order…) in June with $350 or more in sales for that event will receive $35 in Extra Stampin’ Rewards for the order.  How fun is that??  Click here or on the picture above to read more about hosting a workshop.  Contact me ASAP to set up your Workshop or Book party so you can claim your free products!

More Stamps Please!
That’s right, even MORE free products!  During June, when you choose to join my team, you can pick TWO FREE stamps as part of your starter kit!
That’s potentially an additional value of $104… for free. 🙂

www.stampinmak.comFor the cost of the Starter Kit, which is only $99, you get:
– Your pick of $125 in products
Free shipping (local taxes apply)
TWO FREE Stamps (any dollar amount)
– Minimum of 20% discount on all future orders
– Some business supplies are thrown in ($50 worth), you get early access to new products before they are public, and much more!
This all adds up to a possible $279 for only $99 and FREE shipping!   How can you pass this up? 🙂
Contact me today to find out how to become a member of my team, OR just click the picture above to be taken to the “Join the Fun” page.

WOW!  I know that is a lot going on with all of those specials, and if you have ANY questions about it, please just let me know!

One last item..  Don’t forget about my Open House this weekend for the New Catalog… If you have not sent in your RSVP, time is running out!!
Click here so you can enter your RSVP right away!

I hope to hear from everyone soon, and look forward to sharing the new catalog with you!

Convention Update – Part 2

I have some more pictures for you today… some of people, and some of beautiful flowers. The advantage of being in Salt Lake City is being able to walk around Temple Square, which is absolutely the most well landscaped area I’ve seen in a long time!  Here are some of the flowers and walkways I got to wander through:

There are flowers everywhere! It’s so pretty. I would love to have that in my yard!
The house in the middle and the buildings next to it are actually the Lion House and Beehive House. The Lion House had yummy comfort food where we stopped after we got back from our tour in the mountains. The Beehive house you can walk through with a short tour. Both were residences of Brigham Young. Very neat buildings!

On to more people….  and lookie, I remembered to number them this time.

1. Sharon and I with the dancers at the Roaring 20’s party!
2. Silver Lake selfie
3 & 7. Dinner at Red Rock Brewing
4 & 5. Some of the nifty old cars at the party
6. I saw Dawn and her hubby at breakfast a few times, so I had to make sure to get a pic at some point!
8. Sharon, me, Linda (my wonderful upline!) and hubby Jay
9. Pam from the Paper Craft Crew
10. Lydia from UnderstandBlue
11. Mormon Tabernacle Choir – you can go in and take a look
12. Chocolate stop on the mountain tour!
13. Lovely props for photo ops! Judy and Sharon helping me out there.
14. The whole gang out at dinner!

Sooo much fun all around!!!

Now I guess I’ll have to go back and edit the previous post so I can add info to those, too! 🙂
Have a good day!

Convention People Pics – Part 1

WOW did I do a good job of making sure to get PEOPLE PICTURES!!!!  I’m so proud of myself. 🙂   But first…. the ‘in progress’ pics of that swap card I showed you with the wonderful butterfly images (click here to see that one)…

EESH! I know, right? what was I thinking… But, it turned out beautifully. I have to admit, I had help, too.  I put the family to work… (they volunteered!!) well, except for the other kitty. He just wanted to make sure I knew he was there.

There are a lot of elements on this one, featuring the various butterflies of the Bitty Butterfly punch, the Bold Butterfly framelits, the Butterflies thinlits, and Watercolor Wings stamp set… The butterfly colors are Wisteria Wonder, So Saffron and Marina Mist. The little ones are sponged and glittered. YAY for the Dazzling Details glitter glue. Can you image that much loose Dazzling Diamonds?? The main butterfly also has some bonus bling… Rhinestones and the new Silver Metallic Thread. So shiny.

It’s also got the fabulous Brick Wall embossing folder. I sponged multiple colors on it to give it depth and make it look more realistic.  The cardstock is Smokey Slate and I used Smokey Slate and Mint Macaron inks.

To finish it off I used the Greetings thinlits twice.  I hope you like it, and even after 50 of these, I think I still like it, too. 🙂

On to convention people pics!!! The easiest way to share so many turns out to be in collage format! Yay for technologies.  Here’s the first group of folks… I’ve got a bit of everyone in this one… Upline, sidelines, Stampin’ up folks, friends.. All of them!!

How fun is that?? This isn’t even all of the pictures…. Now the trick is to get all their names on here! LOL… That may take a little more time. 🙂  Maybe I’ll just tag them all from Facebook!!

While I figure out the easiest way to do that… here is another pic from our little sightseeing adventure….

Didn’t I say it was gorgeous? yep. so neat. Our guide George was kind enough to send this to me.
Stay tuned this week for more!!