Silhouette cards

Hello Stampers!  Do you want to see the cards that I made in my Silhouette class last week?  

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I love going to this class!  I learn something new every month!  This was our second class on Print & Cut.  So fun!

Thanks for stopping by!

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Family blocks

Hello Stampers!  Monday's are my days to show you other crafts that I have been working on.  Today's project is one that I just love!  

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Thanks for stopping by!  Hope you enjoyed this project!

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October scrapbook page

Hello Stampers!  I'm really excited about my upcoing scrapbook page this month!  I just love the Halloween stamp sets that are in the Holiday catalog this year!  Here is the page that we will be making this month:

Halloween scrapbook page, Jar of Haunts

Thursday, Oct. 13th  10:00 a.m.  First Baptist Church - Arnold

Please RSVP and bring your own adhesive!

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October card class

Hello Stampers!  WOW did I ever have a crazy busy weekend!  I had my first craft fair of the year on Friday and Saturday plus my daughter was home from college!  We were just going the whole time!  

Now I'm ready to settle down and get started on my month!  First off, I'll share with you the cards that we will be making in this month's card classes!

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Tuesday, Oct. 11th  10:00 a.m.  Hobby Lobby - Arnold

Thursday, Oct. 20th  6:30 p.m.  First Baptist Church - Arnold

Please RSVP for the class you would like to attend and bring your own adhesive!

Remember that my card classes are changing starting this month!  The cost is going up to $15 or free with a purchase.  We will not be making four cards.  We will also be learning a new technique and also making a technique card to go on your keyring!

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Weekend swaps

Hello Stampers!  Remember how I told you I went to a stamping event last weekend?  Well today I wanted to show you the swaps that I received!  I just love to swap and I do it every chance that I get!!!

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IMG_7804 made by Chery Renth

IMG_7805 this is a gift card holder by Deana Schultz

IMG_7807 made by Stephanie Kitchell

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IMG_7809 made by Jean Jecmen

IMG_7810 this is a cool card made with a transparency!  Made by Karen Tucker

IMG_7811 made by Drenda Nemeth

IMG_7812 made by Sally Nusbaum

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IMG_7816 made by Ruthie Lancaster

IMG_7817 made by Karen Keske

IMG_7818 made by Karen West

IMG_7819 made by Nancy Gloriod

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Although I didn't make these cards, I would be happy to answer any questions you may have regarding how to make them!  Just contact me or leave a comment on this post.

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Spider Web Doilies aren't just for Halloween!

Hello Stampers!  Did you know that Spider Web Doilies aren't just for Halloween???  I know, they are spider webs, as you can see in these pictures below:

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But, if you turn these cuties over, they are white on the backside!  There are tons of things you can do with these!  Here is a video from Stampin' Up! showing you all of the different pieces that can come out of one doily!

 

You can still order these Spider Web Doilies from the Holiday catalog until January 4th!

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Halloween goody box

Hello Stampers!  Do you have some trick or treaters in your life that need a cute little box all for themselves?  These boxes are the cutest things ever!

IMG_5485 I used the Gift Bag punch board to create this little box/bag.  I like it because if I don't fold on the side score lines that make it a bag, it stays like a box!  The stamp set I used is the Howl-o-ween Treat stamp set which has to be one of my favorites from the Holiday catalog. 

See the cute little googly eyes for my owl?  They aren't really googly eyes!  They are the White Perfect Accents from the Annual catalog! You get 75 of them, in three different sizes, for just $5!   I just used a Sharpie to draw the pupil in the eyes.  How fun are these!!!

I made these boxes for all of my team members at our last meeting.  Of course, I filled them with candy too!

I can't wait to create some of these for Christmas too!

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South County YMCA Craft Fair

Hello Stampers!  I have another craft fair coming up!  This weekend we will be at the South County YMCA.  Saturday will be from 9 - 4 and Sunday will be from 9 - 4.  I took some pictures from the last craft fair of some of the projects I will have available:

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Come on by and look at all of the other stuff I have too!  See you there!

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Halloween swaps

Hello Stampers!  My Cardinal Stampers team meeting was this past weekend, so today I thought I would share with you the swaps that I received.  Every month we hold a swap.  We set a theme ahead of time and then we create our projects to share!  They are so much fun and we get some really spectacular cards!  This month the theme was Halloween or Fall.  Here are the cards that we received:

IMG_5333 This card was made by Pat V.

IMG_5334 This card was made by Laura

IMG_5335 This card was made by Karen

IMG_5336 This card was made by Pat B.

IMG_5337 This card was made by Lisa

IMG_5338 This card was made by Julie

IMG_5339 This card was made by Sheila

IMG_5340 This card was made by Lynn

IMG_5341 This card was made by Debbie H.

IMG_5342 This card was made by Kathy

And of course I forgot to take a picture of my swap and I gave them all away!  Oh well!  Hopefully some of these will inspire you to make some Halloween cards this year!  I love them all!  When you place an order, don't forget to use this month's hostess code:

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Thanks for stopping by!

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Halloween candy holder

Hello Stampers!  This last weekend was our Cardinal Stampers team meeting.  The gals like taking turns bringing the make n' take for the meeting and this month was Karen's turn.  Sometimes they bring cards and sometimes they bring 3D items.  Karen brought a super cute Halloween candy holder for us to make.

IMG_5332 Isn't this adorable?  I'm going to make a video on this next week, so keep checking back!  And thanks Karen for such an adorable make n' take!

Would you like to join us in all of the fun that we have at our meetings?  Contact me and I can tell you what it means to be a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator!

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Convention Day 3

Hello Stampers!  Today we started out with our final breakout class.  Ours just happened to be our make n' take and sample workshop class.  Genevieve Ko did a fabulous job! 

We then ended our day of Convention with a General Session.  We got tons more samples and ideas from the Holiday Catalog.  Here are some sneak peek pics:

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After the Closing Session, there was a leadership training for those demonstrators at the Manager level and above.  We had a great lunch and then played games and received great training.  We ended the day with a Keynote Speaker, Jenna Glover.  Here is a link to her TedTalk on the same topic, How to lead an Energy Efficient life.  She was fabulous!

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Well, that is how we ended Convention 2015.  It was another fabulous year and Stampin' UP! didn't disappoint!  Our next event is OnStage in November.  I would love to have your join us in Dallas!

Contact me today and I can tell you all about what a great company Stampin' Up! is to be associated with.  I can also let you know about the earning potential if you are interested!

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Convention Day 1

Hello Stampers!  Well, I finally made it home from the Stampin' Up! Convention 2015!  It was wonderful and I can't wait to share with you some of the great ideas I got!

It is also a wonderful tie to get together with friends that I have made along the way.  Here are some of the members of my team that were able to go this year:

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Here I am with my upline, Jeri.  We only get to see each other at the Convention each year!

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Day 1 of Convention was wonderful!  We started off in a general session.  First thing the new Holiday Catalog was revealed!  You are all going to be in trouble just like me!  I want it all!!!!!  We got to see some super cute projects as well!

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After lunch we had some fabulous breakout classes where we saw more super cute projects:

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That evening was our awards night where we recognized all of the top demonstrators across the country and then had a fun after party with a 20's theme!  Fun day!

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Bootiful Occasions

 

Hello Stampers!  Welcome back!  Toda we are going to take a look at the retiring stamp set, Bootiful Occasions.  I loved this stamp set the minute I first saw it in the catalog!  It is such a fun set!  And I have seen some great cards made with it!  Here are some samples that I have:

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See, I told you it was a fun stamp set!

Take a look at some of the other retiring products right here:

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Thanks for stopping by!

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