Monday, January 22, 2018

Bird Banter and The Blends

Good morning everyone! It's the beginning of a very busy couple of days for my family. My girls' will be showing their animals at the local livestock show! We're a bundle of nerves this morning for sure! We have 10 rabbits and a goat named Harvey. My oldest daughter as spent 6 months raising this cutie and we're sad to see him go. 


So, needless to say, I will be out of the office Monday and Tuesday. I will try to answer emails through out the day, but please be patient if you email me! 

Todays card features the Blends markers and the adorable set called Bird Banter. I kept it very simple so that the bird will be the main focus. 

I also colored his balloon with the Wink of Stella when I was done coloring it. It adds such a fun little bit sparkle! 

Don't forget- today is your last chance to get your order in to qualify for the three free make and takes from Facebook Friday! Make sure to use the Hostess Code 3VJ6ZQXC!. You can order here.  





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Stampin' Up Demo Event Ft Worth

Are you a Stampin' Up Demonstrator who will be attending Stampin' Up On Stage in Ft. Worth? My friend Kay Cogbill and I have an all day event planned to add more fun to your weekend! 

Friday, April 6th, 2018
10:00 am-4:00 pm
Want to extend your stamping fun and buisness training while in Ft Worth? Join us for a day of guest speakers, guest stampers and lots of make and takes! 
On Stage just isn't enough time, if you ask us! Don't you want more time to spend with your fellow demonstrators? Join Erica Cerwin & Kay Cogbill along with lots of other Stampin' Up friends for a day of buisness building. 
What's included:
Buisness Presentations- get new ideas to grow your buisness.
Guest Stampers- Watch some of the most creative demos in the area wow you with exclusive projects.
Displays- Get new ideas for classes and product uses. 
Make and Takes- Of course we will be stamping!! These projects will be just the right thing to take home and offer as a complete class. No need to worry about the rest of April- we've got you covered! A PDF for all projcts will also be emailed to you. 
Swag Bag- go home with a swag bag full of fun things you can use in your buisness! 
Swapping- Want to swap? Bring your swaps and mingle with the Demos around you. There won't be an organized swap, but feel free to bring your swaps to trade with those you meet! 
Stamping, Training and Freebies! Why wouldn't you want to come!?
Lunch will be on your own. There are many options within walking distance of the event.
Registration will close on March 28th or when we reach capacity. 
This is an Demo exclusive event. You MUST be a an active Stampin' Up Demo to attend. 


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Friday, January 19, 2018

Facebook Friday: Valentine Treats

Hello everybody! I hope you were able to join me on my Facebook Group page today (Friday's at 2:00 CST, everyone is welcome!). 
If not, I will upload a recording here afterwards. I've got THREE MORE Valentine projects for your today. This time, I'm using other more traditional sets. 


**EDITED TO ADD RECORDING**

 First, a treat box (designed to perfectly fit a Chewy Valentine Mini) features the Watts of Occasions stamp set.

The second project was designed to fit an Archer Farms Valentine Trail Mix packet. It features only one stamp- Heart Happiness. 

And the last holds two Ghiradeli Chocolates and features the Fruit Basket bundle. 

**All of the details for these three 
projects can be found on the 
They have all the products I used and measurements for each project 

***Remember, if you put in an order ($30 minimum) by 
Monday (January 22nd, 2018) night, 
I'll send you all three make and takes for free!  
And, if you bump your order up to $50, you'll also 
get a Sale A Bration product AND the January Tutorial Bundle for FREE! 

But, your order MUST be in by Monday at midnight!! 

You must use Hostess Cod3VJ6ZQXC
That's how I'll know you ordered! 
Unless your order is over $150- don't use the Hostess Code so you can get the
Hostess Rewards. I'll still send you the projects! 


Prize Patrol!
Last week's drawing was for the Fortunate To Know You stamp set as well as the Cozy Cottage Hostess Stamp Set. Congratulations to Belynda M and Debbie H. I have both of your addresses already and will get the prizes out to you this afternoon! 

This week, I'll be giving away the adorable Happy Easter stamp set. 
One of the ways to enter is to join my email list- You can do that here. 
 I will choose the winner during next Friday's Facebook Live (2:00 CST)!
Make sure to click on the Raffle Copter below to enter. It will close on Thursday



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Thursday, January 18, 2018

Mini Embroidery Hoops and A Good Day

Hey everybody! Today's project features one of the most fun embellishments Stampin' Up has ever carried- the Mini Embroidery Hoops! 

I was so intrigued when I saw these in the catalog and couldn't wait to play with them. I made this pretty simple card yesterday and am happy to report they are JUST as cute in person and JUST as fun as you think they're going to be. I used the Fine Tip Glue Pen to adhere it. 

The stamp set is on the same page in the catalog and it's called A Good Day. Its's a sweet set. It coordinates perfectly with the new 1 1/8" and 1 3/8" Scallop Circle Punches as well. And the DSP is the Myths and Magic DSP. Look at the beautiful pattern- it's so pink! Swoon!

If you want to see another project featuring these fun little goodies, make sure to join my Facebook Group tomorrow at 2:00 CST for Facebook Friday! 




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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Stamp Club To Go Scrapbook Page- Heart Happiness


Hello everyone! Today I've got this month's Stamp Club To Go Scrapbook page and card. And can you guess- I went with Valentines and the beautiful Heart Happiness set! I have worn this set out! I love it so much! 
My Stamp Club to Go members get the complete components to  scrapbook page as one of their three projects each month. Or, if they are not a scrapbooker, they get an alternate card featuring the same products. 
I used the Painted with Love DSP as my color inspiration. I kept it kind of simple because the paper is very busy and I didn't want to make the page feel too crowded or busy. 

I stamped the hearts, cut them out with the matching Framelits, folded them in half and then mounted them on solid hearts cut with the same Framelits. It gives the page lots of depth. 

And here you can see the card has the same effect. 

If you are interested in joining my Stamp Club To Go, check out the details here and email me! 



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Monday, January 15, 2018

Heart Happiness and Sure Do Love You- Stamp Club To Go

Good morning everyone! I have a quick post today- a card feature more HEARTS! I can't stop using both the Heart Happiness and Sure Do Love You sets lately! 

This is actually this month' Stamp Club To Go card. I chose to use hearts and kind of go with a Velentine's Day feel, but used a sentiment for  a general occasion. The sentiment is from the Heartfelt Blooms (Sale A Bration) set. 

I embossed the background stamp in Gold Embossing Powder for a bigger effect. It worked because this card is beautiful in person! The DSP is Petal Passion (Occasions Catalog.)

If you are interested in joining my Stamp Club To Go, check out the details here and email me! 

Don't forget- today is the last day to get your order in for last week's Facebook Friday! 
Details (and prize giveaway) can be found here. 


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