Love You Much Bundle & Blog Candy Winner

First, I wanted to thank all of you for sharing your stories.  I loved reading every story. Next, to announce the winner of the blog candy:  Congratulations to Lisa!  Send me an email with your address so I can send your goodies to you!

Next, I wanted to share the new Love You Much Bundle with you!  Now you can prepare early for Valentines Day with this great bundle for 20% off!  This bundle includes the "Love You Much"stamp set, Candy Lane DSP, and the Heart to Heart punch that coordinates with the stamp set.

You can order this bundle online here.  Stay tuned for some great Valentines cards and projects using this bundle in my upcoming posts!


200th Post & Blog Candy

Wow! I can hardly believe this is my 200th post. To celebrate, 'tis the season, I'm offering some blog candy to you! I love stories about Christmas and the special miracles that happen this time of year. So, just leave a comment sharing a Christmas miracle that has happened to you or your family and I will randomly pick one to win the blog candy!

Included is the Punches Three Hostess set, some Top Note die cuts of Ski Slope DSP, and a ready made kit to make this paper star using the 5-pointed Star Sizzix die cut, Felt Flurries and a rhinestone brad.

I will pick a winner next Monday the 29th! And don't forget: Tomorrow is the last for 10% off all retiring stamp sets and FREE Shipping on orders over $70! Click here to order now!

So I hope you have a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!


Top Note Chipboard Ring Album

We had a rough week last week. I started feeling sick and came down with the flu, my kids were next and now we're all finally feeling better. I wanted to share this cute and simple (my fav!) Top Note Chipboard Ring Album. It's super quick to make.

Did you know Stampin' Up! sells chipboard that you can use in your Big Shot? It's so cool! I cut 6 chipboard Top Notes with my Big Shot and then cut some of the Ski Slope DSP from the Holiday mini catalog to perfectly cover the chipboard. No extra cutting or trimming needed!

Do you see the possibilities? My second favorite (Top Note is my favorite) die is my Serif Letters dies. Now I can cut the letter and DSP at the same time! Then I just glue the perfectly cut DSP to the chipboard and that's it! No more trying to cut out DSP to match my chipboard letters! I love it!

I used the crop-a-dile to punch through the chipboard and used a ring to hold the chipboard peices together.

Now I'm going to add some pictures of the kids and give it to Grandma for Christmas.


Free Shipping & 10% off Retiring Stamps!

Wow! Stampin' Up! is having 2 fantastic deals this month!

Free Shipping

From December 9 through December 23, all workshop, customer, and demonstrator orders of $70 or more will receive free shipping.

10% off ALL Retiring Stamp Sets

December 9-23, 2008

Dozens of stamp sets from the Fall-Winter 2008 Idea Book & Catalog are retiring. Now's the last chance to get them--these sets are only available through January 18, 2009. And they're 10 percent off from December 9-23, so don't wait to order!
Here are links to the lists:

As a reminder, I recommend that you place holiday orders by Monday, December 15, 2008, to receive delivery before Christmas.
To place your order, you can order online through my website here or email me your order and I will place it for you. You can call or email me a credit card number or send or drop off a check to me.


Bake Sale

I haven't been able to post lately because my upload speeds have been so slow, the uploads keep timing out! The earliest appointment I could get is tomorrow for them to come see what is going on! So meanwhile I've been keeping plenty busy with other things!

Last week was particularly busy with doctor, dentist and orthodontist appointments on Monday, parent-teacher conferences on Tuesday, piano lessons, cub scouts and young womens on Wednesday, my oldest son's birthday party on Thursday, and the School Holiday Faire on Friday. I volunteered to bake some cookies for my first grader's bake sale at the Holiday Faire.

So I baked some of our family's favorite, Oatmeal Scotchies. I put four in a bag and made a cute tag with one of the snowflakes from the Snow Swirled set. When I was done I had made over 70 cookies. Some of which were taste tested by the boys and my dh for quality assurance.

Don't forget, today is the last day to sign up for my Holiday Extravaganza class! See the next post for details!


Holiday Extravaganza Class - Holiday Tags & Gifts

Register now for my Holiday Extravaganza Class – Holiday Tags & Gifts!

We will be making 2 sets of 3 different tags – 6 in all, as well as a pillow box, top note treat bag, and scallop envelope treat box! There will be kits of top note treat bags and top note scrapbooks to purchase and lots of samples for ideas for the Holidays! You don’t want to miss it!

Where: Elaine’s house
When: Thursday, Dec 11th 7pm
Registration fee: $20
Deadline: Monday, Dec 8th

Please send a check or pay by the paypal link below to register!