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December 2008

Love You Much...

Good morning!!  I have so much to share with you over the next few days!!  It's all very exciting!!!  But, for now, I'll start with this card I made using the Love You Much Bundle:

To see the special, click here:

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Love You Much Stamp Set

Cardstock:  Very Vanilla, Close to Cocoa, Riding Hood Red, Pink Pirouette & Candy Lane Designer Paper

Ink:  Close to Cocoa & Pink Pirouette

Misc:  Heart to Heart Punch


I absolutely love this bundle!  It's $51.85 worth of items for only $41.48!!  And, if you order this bundle from me, I will send you the instructions for this class FREE!!  (a $24.95 value!!)  Email me with your order at [email protected], or click here to shop online. 

Happy New Year!!!

December Scrapbook Club

Good morning!!  Here is the 2-page spread we made at the December Scrapbook Club!!


Can you believe it--absolutely NO stamping at all!!  But, I sure used my wonderful Big Shot!!  The title is made using the Serif Essentials alphabet dies.  The two circles us the Scallop  Circle Die, and then there's the Snowflake #2 Die--it's one of my favorites!!!

I have to tell you--when we first saw this at Convention, I wasn't sure.  Yes, it was VERY cool, and yes, I wanted it.  But, was it a good business buy?  Well, believe it or not, I came home after convention, and on our long drive to Steamboat Springs (for son's baseball world series), my husband talked me into it!!!  He could see the benefits of this machine, and he had never even seen it!!  Okay, he IS a man, and he does like tools..............haha!!  But, I have never been happier with any tool I've purchased.  I have used this machine 10 times more than I thought I would--it's just the best!  So, have you gotten one for yourself yet?? 

Just a little more incentive--starting on January 1, I will have a monthly newsletter just for those folks that purchase a Big Shot machine from me!  It will include projects, tips,and other tidbits of information about the Big Shot!!!  Hurry and get yours today!

Birthday Cards Galore!!!

Good morning!!!  I hope this finds all of you doing well!!  I have been sooooo lazy the last few days!  It's been really nice!  :-)  But, gotta get back to things today!!  We're going to put away the Christmas decorations--a little early for us, but we need to get it done!  Wanna know why??  I'm so excited!!!!  We're moving the boys back upstairs to the "regular" bedrooms, which means I get to move back to the basement!!!!  I will have a huge room--enough room for classes, clubs and meetings!!!  My wonderful hubbie is going to build a wonderful work area for me, and I'll have so much more room! woohoo!!  I will post pictures when it's all finished!!

So, I wanted to get ahead of the game, so I sat down Saturday and made a big bunch of birthday cards!!  I send out about 20-30 each month, and I still havent' sent out all my December birthday cards!  Well, now I'm all caught up! 

Here are the cards--they're basically the same, I just used different designer paper and colors!


I used the Celebrate Everything and Party Hearty Stamp sets on both.  The Designer Paper is Junior Varsity--just used two different designs!  Colors used are Bashful Blue, So Saffron and Rose Red. 


Be sure and check out my upcoming classes and events--just look in the right sidebar!!  I'm also forming some new clubs--they will all start in February 2009!!  Would love to have you!!!

Diva Sketch Challenge #10

Good morning!!!  I'm so excited--we've started the Divas' Sketch Challenges again!!  We took some time off during the holidays, but now we're back!  You can see the sketch on the UDI Blog!  And here's my card!


Supplies used:

Love You Much Stamp Set  (bundle availabe now!!

Cardstock:  Old Olive, Pink Pirouette, Whisper White & Candy Lane designer paper

Ink:  Black Stazon pad;  Old Olive & Pretty in Pink Stampin' Write Markers

Misc:  Silver brads, Pink Pirouette Grosgrain

Have a great day!!!

Lunchtime Sketch Challenge #49

Hi!!  Can you believe it's 1:00am here!!  And, yes, here I am on the computer!!  But, I have been stamping on and off all night!!  I have 5 of the 6 cards ready to go for my card club in January!!  woohoo!!!  And, I managed to fit in a sketch challenge, too!!  This is for Mary Jo's Monday Lunchtime Sketch Challenge--you can see the sketch here.

Challenge 008Supplies used:

Fresh Cuts Stamp Set

Cardstock:  Very Vanilla, Not Quite Navy & Urban Garden Designer Paper

Ink:  Kiwi Kiss & Not Quite Navy

Misc:  Scallop Square punch

I'm off to bed now!!!  I'll see you tomorrow!!

Merry Christmas!!!

Good morning, and Merry Christmas!!!  I haven't done alot of stamping, but I do have some wonderful cards to share with you!!  These were all sent to me by my wonderful stamping friends!!

From Anne:


From Gloria:


From Rose:


I have more!!  I'll share them later today or tomorrow morning!!

January Card Kit--Order Yours today!!

The January Card Kits are here, and ready to order!!!  Please click here for all the details!!!

Here is one of the cards featured in this month's kit:


Order now through Jan 6, 2009.  Cost is $15, plus $3 shipping if needed.

Kits will be available for pick up no later than January 30, 2009. 

Mojo Monday--on Wednesday!!!

Good morning!!  Here is a card I made for Julee's Mojo Monday sketch!!  I haven't done one of these for a long time--I missed it!!  It's been so busy with classes, workshops, and other holiday preparations!!  It's nice to be stamping for fun!!!

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I used the Party Hearty Stamp set again--it's so versatile!!!  The designer paper is Sweet Always.  I used Regal Rose and Chocolate Chip ink.  The white taffeta ribbon is tied around half of the Top Note Die!!  Love that Big Shot!!!

Hope you like it!!

Off to do some more stamping!!!

Monday Lunchtime Sketch #48

Good evening!!!  Well, I finally recovered from a terrible migraine!!  I can't believe it lasted two whole days, and then some!!  But, I'm better now, and I even had a chance to stamp a little!!!  Here's a card I made for Mary Jo's lunchtime sketch:

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I used the Party Hearty Stamp set, along with the Washington Apple Designer Paper!!  Love the bright colors!!

Cardstock used:  Bashful Blue, Whisper White & Pumpkin Pie

Ink:  Pumpkin Pie and Bashful Blue Classic Inks

Misc:  Scallop Circle Punch, 3/4" circle punch and bashful blue grosgrain ribbon.

Have a great evening!!!