Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Here are the Cards for the January Card Club Class

Two of the sets are from the new catalog! The bottom card was made with the Valentines Day Bundle available this month. I used the Summer by the Sea & Wonderful Words sets for the "Celebrate" card. Both of these sets are awesome sets that are retiring. Great for using the blender pens and aqua painters.
It's not too late to order retiring sets. They are available until January 18th. Don't miss out!

Current SU Valentine Bundle Special!

Here are the details. To see more info, check out the Stampin Up website or http://www.stampinwithchriscole.stampinup.net/


Description retail value
Love You Much stamp set $25.95
Candy Lane Designer Series paper $9.95
Heart to Heart punch $15.95
Love You Much Bundle
(20% off ret. val. of $51.85; item 115405) $41.48

This is a really cute bundle!! Works great with the circle scallp punch!!

Monday, December 15, 2008

February Crop Information

Hello Everyone!

In case any of you are looking to get away to work on your projects, I wanted to give you a little info.

February 27 - March 1st there will be a crop in NJ.
To see more details, visit www.jenstamps.com/crop_weekends/

It is a blog set up to update you on everything you need to know! Check back often for more details!

Thursday, December 11, 2008

Did I mention the FREE SHIPPING offer?

Place a $70 or more order and receive FREE SHIPPING! Couple that with the 10% off retired sets AND the 20% off any stamp set in the Catalog Sampler (with a $20 purchase), you could really rack in the savings.

Take advantage of these great deals. They wont last long! Have your significant others get you everything you want to put under the tree from me! To ensure Christmas delivery, order no later than December 15th.

Don't forget, I do sell gift certificates. They are only able to be used through me and are good for one year.

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Retired List AND 10% Special!

Below is the Retiring List of Stamp Sets. Never before have I seen SU offer 10% off these sets to retire! Order now! They are available until January 18th, but this 10% deal is only available until December 23rd. Don't miss out. Once they are gone, they are gone forever.

The lower of the two prices are what you'll pay

Retired List Pricing
10% Off Dates: December 9‐23, 2008
Item # Description Regular Price 10% OFF
107027 Ahoy, Matey $ 23.95 $ 21.56
109401 Baby Jesus Is Born $ 15.95 $ 14.36
109552 Beautiful Life $ 20.95 $ 18.86
111169 Big Birthday Candle $ 22.95 $ 20.66
109411 Brocade Basics $ 23.95 $ 21.56
109529 Bronc Buster $ 18.95 $ 17.06
109288 Bundled in Love $ 27.95 $ 25.16
110999 Bursting with Joy $ 18.95 $ 17.06
109527 Calendar Cues $ 10.95 $ 9.86
104421 Canvas $ 17.95 $ 16.16
111074 Classic Backgrounds $ 15.95 $ 14.36
108559 Crab & Company $ 27.95 $ 25.16
111076 Dad's Day $ 22.95 $ 20.66
109250 Dots Are Hot $ 23.95 $ 21.56
109365 Elegant Notes $ 20.95 $ 18.86
104383 Everyday Flexible Phrases $ 41.95 $ 37.76
109519 Everything Baby $ 17.95 $ 16.16
109343 Fabulous Flowers $ 22.95 $ 20.66
104769 Floral $ 17.95 $ 16.16
111085 Form & Function $ 17.95 $ 16.16
111339 Fruit Stand $ 18.95 $ 17.06
109240 Ginormous Flowers $ 28.95 $ 26.06
109262 Happiness $ 17.95 $ 16.16
110969 Hattitude $ 24.95 $ 22.46
109284 Haunting Halloween $ 18.95 $ 17.06
111001 Hi & Hello $ 15.95 $ 14.36
109308 It's All Good $ 12.95 $ 11.66
109453 Just Golf $ 12.95 $ 11.66
109451 Just Hockey $ 12.95 $ 11.66
109505 Keep Christmas $ 19.95 $ 17.96
111095 Kind Thoughts $ 25.95 $ 23.36
111341 Light unto My Path, A $ 18.95 $ 17.06
110376 Merry & Bright $ 14.95 $ 13.46
109345 Moose You $ 17.95 $ 16.16
109320 On the Fly $ 19.95 $ 17.96
107192 Paisley $ 17.95 $ 16.16
111103 Perfect Timing $ 12.95 $ 11.66
109393 Pictograms $ 13.95 $ 12.56
109491 Posy $ 17.95 $ 16.16
111119 Pretty Peony $ 36.95 $ 33.26
110972 Riot of Petals $ 17.95 $ 16.16
109292 Seasonal Whimsy $ 23.95 $ 21.56
111056 Seriously Sassy $ 23.95 $ 21.56
109483 Sleigh Bells Ring $ 15.95 $ 14.36
111123 So Cool $ 18.95 $ 17.06
111125 Spring Pictograms $ 13.95 $ 12.56
107173 Starstruck $ 10.95 $ 9.86
111022 Stemming From $ 15.95 $ 14.36
110998 Stitched $ 17.95 $ 16.16
104243 Summer by the Sea $ 28.95 $ 26.06
107133 Take Three $ 17.95 $ 16.16
111060 Text & Texture $ 25.95 $ 23.36
109475 Thanks for Everything $ 17.95 $ 16.16
107383 Thoroughly Thankful $ 22.95 $ 20.66
102744 Tree for All Seasons, A $ 12.95 $ 11.66
111179 Twill $ 17.95 $ 16.16
107123 Warm Words $ 20.95 $ 18.86
107159 Well-Worn Alphabet $ 41.95 $ 37.76
107157 Well-Worn Numbers $ 22.95 $ 20.66
109232 Winds of Grace $ 19.95 $ 17.96
109469 Wishing You Cheer $ 13.95 $ 12.56
109300 With Gratitude $ 22.95 $ 20.66
103875 Wonderful Words $ 20.95 $ 18.86
109467 Wondrous Gift $ 22.95 $ 20.66

Friday, December 5, 2008

This Months Specials

Don't miss out on Stampin Ups 20% off special!!

From now til January 18th, when you spend $20, you'll receive 20% off any stamp set in the Catalog Sampler. No limits! Once you've spent your twenty dollars, you can purchase as many sets from the Catalog Sampler as you'd like! Don't miss out on your favorite sets!!

Don't forget, the retired list will be out soon! I'll post it here as soon as I get it!

Monday, December 1, 2008

December Card Club Cards


Here are the three cards we will be doing for the December Card Club Class. We will be using Happiness is a Journey, Holiday Post and Cheers to You!
Don't forget your adhesive!

Saturday, November 29, 2008

Special Bundles are Selling Out

I put in an order last night for several Bundle Specials and they are already out of stock! The All in the Family and the Mission Embossable bundles are gone! Don't delay in getting me your orders. They are going quickly! You'll be disappointed if you miss out on this sale!

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

You Have to Check out these Specials!!

I have never been able to enter a link, but I am going to do my best here. If you have problems, go to www.stampinup.com and it will be there too. Click http://www.stampinup.com/us/documents/bundles_US.pdf to see the specials!!! This still isn't how I want it to turn out, but this is the link. Don't delay - It is while supplies last and only available til December 6th!

Monday, November 24, 2008

Happy Thanksgiving!

I just wanted to wish everyone a very Happy Thanksgiving. I am thankful for all of you who have allowed me to share my love for Stampin Up! and have made this a very fun, sucessful year.

Holiday Presents!!!

Please be sure to tell anyone who buys you presents that you'd love a Stampin Up Gift Certificate!!! That way you get what you want and they can't get upset you are spending money!! These Gift Certificates would only be able to be used through me if purchased through me and are valid for one year.

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Important Dates To Remember!!

It is hard to believe that this catalog is almost at its end! Below are important dates regarding the transistion.

The Retired Stamp Sets List will be available on December 9th

The Retired Accessory's List will be available on January 5th (These items are available while supplies last - Once they are gone, they're gone and they go fast)

The last day you can order from this catalog is January 16th, BY 5:00pm

You can order from the new Catalog on January 19th

For anyone who wants to join the Stampin Up Team, Sign up from December 1st - January 16th and receive a case of both this catalog AND the new Spring Summer Catalog!!! Ask me for more info on how to save on your card making and scrapbooking supplies!!!

I will keep you updated as we get closer to these dates, but wanted to give you all a heads up as I just got this info.

Thursday, November 13, 2008

November 2008 SU Special

Dates: November 10-30, 2008

Promotion Details: Spend $20 and qualify to purchase any Rub-Ons assortment at 20 percent off ($8.76 per package; regularly $10.95):

Item # Page # Rub-Ons Description
111416 178 Chateau Bella
111417 178 Word Flurries
111414 178 Hidden Garden
111277 178 A Perfect Day
110283 179 Take Note
111806 179 Chills & Thrills
111804 179 Chit Chat
111415 179 Greatest Moments
111805 179 School Days
110282 179 Anchored
112844 11* Old Saint Nick
112843 17* Season of Cheer
112735 39** Hidden Garden Blossoms

Going Away Special

I will be going away to NJ this weekend for a Crop. So I thought it would be a great time to see how many of you are reading my blog regularly. I will offer $5.00 off any orders placed this weekend from Friday, November 14th - Monday November 17th. Be sure to mention this discount.

Thursday, October 30, 2008

Card Club Cards for November 10th

I have finally come up with the three different cards you'll be doing on the 10th. I hope you like them. I kept them fairly simple and had to use one of my all time favorites...Lovely as a Tree. Don't forget to rsvp and let me know what time you are coming. For those of you who are not in the Card Club, let me know if you are interested in joining. I'd need six people to complete a club. You don't have to know them, so you can add your name to my waiting list if you are interested.


Friday, October 17, 2008

Clubs!

Below are the Club Schedules.

Card Club - 2
$35.00/-month - Orders due the date of the scheduled class or before.

Please pick your month so that I can update this chart. Card Club 2 runs from November to April

Michelle - November

Jennifer - December

Norma - January

Judy - February

Beth - March

Brenda - April



Card Club - 1

$35.00/Month Orders Due on the schedule date of the class or before.

Gwen - October
Marianne - November
Cathy - December
Kim - January
Vicky - February
Vanessa - March

Novembers Card Club Class is Scheduled for November 10th. An Evite will go out for you to reserve your spot.

$25 Club
Orders Due on or before the 15th of each month

Gwen - October
Frances - November
Jenn - December
Laurel - January
Amy - February
Vanessa - March

Sunday, October 12, 2008

Stampin Ups! Birthday Promotion

Dates: October 1-31, 2008

Promotion Details:

Spend $20 in regular catalog merchandise and qualify to purchase any preselected birthday/celebration stamp sets at 20 perent off.

Item # Page # Description Retail Price 20% Off Price
109439 62 Big Bold Birthday $27.95 $22.36
112895 62 CumpleaƱos genial y divertido (Spanish Big Bold Birthday)* $27.95 $22.36
111532 63 Party Hearty* $26.95 $21.56
110994 64 Bitty Birthday $12.95 $10.36
111618 64 Crazy for Cupcakes* $23.95 $19.16
111546 65 Simple Birthday Thanks* $17.95 $14.36
111702 65 Time to Party* $16.95 $13.56
108559 68 Crab & Company $27.95 $22.36

Because I am not very computer/blog literate, I am not sure how to post grids which makes this a little difficult to figure out. SOOO, the prices above are the Retail Price and the 20% off price. So when ordering, you will pay the LESSER of the two prices. It just shows the difference.


Aqua Painter Special Product Offer

Dates: October 1-31, 2008, or while supplies last

Special Product Offer Details: Purchase the large-tip Aqua Painter (item 114617) for $7.25. No minimum purchase, no limits, while supplies last.

Call or e:mail me today with your order

Keep in mind, there are NO MINIMUMS to place an order!! Orders can be shipped directly to you!! Also, you can order right online at http://www.stampinup.com/ and click on the "Order Online" block and sign in or create an account to choose me as your Demontrator and then place your order! It is so simple. Once you have placed your order, I get a confirmation e:mail telling me you have!

Monday, September 22, 2008

Card Club Cards for October 14th

Hello Card Club Members,


Here are the three cards you will be making on October 14th!

Although this card club is full, I have two more people interested in joining the club. I need four more people to start a new one. So let me know and you too will be able to make these awesome cards!! Let me know asap!!

Sunday, September 21, 2008

Two Clubs Are Full

To date, I have two FULL clubs. If you are interested in joining a club, don't delay in letting me know. If I get another six people that want to join, I can add another club. I do have another person or two interested in starting in October. If you are thinking about joining, call or e:mail me today!

Friday, September 19, 2008

Card Club Class Schedule

As promised, here is the schedule for those of you who are in my Card Club Class.

All Classes are on Tuesday’s at 12:30pm and 6:00pm unless otherwise noted.

October 14th
November 10th (Monday)
December 9th
January 13th
February 10th
March 10th

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Club News

Club Members 2008/2009

To date I have the following people that have committed to the Club starting in October:

October Gwen
November Frances
December Jenn & Laurel please choose your month
January
February Amy
March Vanessa

I know that a few others have expressed interest in joining as well. I would love to have two Clubs running at the same time, so please let me know ASAP if you are interested.

Below are the people that have expressed interest:
Cathy
Kim
Vanessa (I know you mentioned that you'd consider doing both)

This means I'd need at least three more of you to have a second Club.

These Clubs would run from October 2008 - March 2009

Just a reminder: Club rules are: You purchase $25.00 in merchandise each month for six months. One month is "Your" month and you get the hostess benefits.All orders are to be in by the 15th of each month (I have been flexible up to one week after to fit everyone's schedules).

Spots fill fast, so please let me know if you want in ASAP.

Saturday, September 13, 2008

Garlic Festival Special

I wanted to thank all of you that braved the rain and stopped by at my booth at the Garlic Festival. Welcome, to those of you new to my blog. I hope you find what you are looking for here.

As a special thank you, I will take 10% off orders placed between today - Saturday September 13th and Wednesday September 17th! Don't forget to check out the existing specials from Stampin Up!! My special is in addition to them and only available through me.

E:mail me with your orders and mention this special in order to get it!!
crcole@localnet.com

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Garlic Festival

Just to let all of you local people out there know that I will be at the Garlic Festival this weekend with my own booth. For my existing customers that stop by to see me, I have a sweet treat for you.

September 13th & 14th
Saturday 10-6
Sunday 11-5

Hope to see you there!

Saturday, September 6, 2008

Technique Tuesday

Here are the samples of what we'll do for Technique Tuesday on September 23rd. The Techniques are graduating colors with sponging & tearing, spotlighting and faux dry embossing!! Notice I used the same stamp set for all of them to show you how versitile this set is. It is from the new catalog and is turing out to be one of my favorites. It is called Inspired by Nature. Be sure to respond to the RSVP and let me know if you can make it!!

Thursday, September 4, 2008

Back To School Special

Having the kids go back to school is bitter sweet. To ease the pain, as a Special for this month, I am offering 10% off the merchandise amount of any stamp sets ordered from the Growing Up section of the Fall/Winter Catalog (pgs 73-83) from now until September 15th.

Please call or email me your order. My email has been having a few technical problems, so if I don't contact you back with a total, I did NOT get your order, so please call me or try again.

Happy Back to School Week!!

Wednesday, August 27, 2008

It's Almost that Time Again!

I am looking for 6 people to join "The Club". It will run from October 15th - March 15th.

Perks of being in the Club: You'll get a Free Catalog - and because you'd be in during two catalog cycles, you'd get the current one and then the new one in January!! You AUTOMATICALLY qualify for Hostess Benefits of at least $15.00 in FREE stuff AND one Level one Hostess Set for one of the months during your Club term. Plus, at the end of the Club, you are entitle to pick one item from a select group of items out of the catalog - My treat.

Terms of the Club: You agree to purchase $25.00 in merchandise per month (just under $30.00 total when you add tax & shipping) for a total of six months, during which, one of the months will be "Your" month and you will be the Hostess. You can either have an in home party, a book party or just let it ride. Having a party or book party will increase your sales and increase your benefits. You are only obligated to buy the $25.00 worth of merchandise, but of course there are not limits after that.

Let me know if you are interested. If I have 12 people, I will have two Clubs running at the same time. This is a great way to increase your supplies slowly and affordably.

Hunting season is coming for all of you Hunters Wives.....this is also a great opportunity to pass the time away while they are out playing!

Merchandise for your month will be delivered to your home for distribution.

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Upcoming Events and Info

UPCOMING EVENTS

Setptember 27th Come Be Creative 5pm - 11pm

October 25th Come Be Creative 5pm - 11pm

November 22nd Come Be Creative 1pm - 7pm (Note time change)

Come be Creative nights are Free if you bring a dish to pass, otherwise it is $5.00

I am hoping to have a Technique Class towards the end of September.

A Technique Class : For $20.00 - Come & create 3 new cards (complete with envelopes) using 3 new techniques. We'll even use a few new stamp sets!! :-) No need to bring anything but yourselves (and a friend if you'd like - Just RSVP accordingly!!)

Keep checking back for the date!!

Friday, August 15, 2008

October 4-11, 2008 Specials.

Celebrate the creativity of handcrafted cards and the personal connection they forge between friends and family. Participate with Stampin’ Up!® in making and keeping personal connections by
• Attending a World Card Making Day event and making a card for someone special.
• Enjoying 20% off* a variety of fun and colorful Simply Sent® Card Elements and easy-to-use Simply Sent card kits.
• Doing both!
However you choose to participate, join the world in making a card, and celebrate your unique creativity.

Stampin Up Specials!

August 11 - September 30

Never before has Stampin’ Up!® offered a discount on brand-new stamp sets!
Item page Description Regular Price Promotional Price
111690 32 Snow Swirled $24.95 $21.21
111586 55 It’s a Stretch $23.95 $20.36
111544 81 Putt Putt $24.95 $21.21
111626 91 Eastern Blooms $21.95 $18.66
111672 98 Pocket Silhouettes $18.95 $16.11
111710 101 Upsy Daisy $18.95 $16.11
111556 109 Under the Stars $29.95 $25.46
111644 145 Heard from the Heart $22.95 $19.51
111570 157 Contempo Alphabe $40.95 $34.81
109381 23 Felicidades Siempre* $17.95 $15.26

Thursday, August 7, 2008

The New Catalogs are Here!! And SOOOO Much More!

After much waiting, it is finally here. The FALL/WINTER catalog. We can't start ordering from it until August 11th at noon, but we can certainly get those sticky notes out and be ready!!

Another exciting addition to the SU line is that we have teamed up with SIZZIX! Stampin Up now has it's own SIZZIX machine and we carry an exclusive line of Die Cuts! All SIZZIX die cuts will work in our machine as well as any other brands that work with SIZZIX. This opens so many possibilities!!!

Another noteworthy addition to SU, is a catalog in SPANISH!!! Throughout the catalog you will see a note saying it is in their Spanish Catalog, but there is a seperate one as well.

Keep in mind that all NEW stamp sets are DIE CUT!! Woo Hoo!! There is also a note next to each new set stating that it is die cut.

I hope I am not missing anything. There has just been so much going on in the world of SU!

There are so many ways to get Free catalogs. Have a party, place an order, join or be in a Club or come to my Come Be Creative get together on the 23rd.

Don't forget those retiring sets!! If there is something you want, don't miss out! Last chance to order is August 10th by 7pm!! Call or email today with your order. When your order comes in, I'll be sure a new catalog is in the bag!!

Thursday, July 24, 2008

Going Away Special!

The kids and I are heading down the Jersey shore this weekend until Wednesday the 30th. I will not be able to process orders until Thursday morning, so I am going to offer:

5% off of orders up to $50.00

or

10% off orders $50.01 and more

(Offers cannot be combined)

To participate in the special, you must e:mail me your order and mention this blog special between July 16th - July 31st at 9:00am eastern time. No exceptions!

Don't forget, the retired stamp sets will be gone as of August 10th and then the new catalog will be out August 11th. Don't miss out on your favorite sets.

My favorite retiring sets are: Noble Deer, Happy Camper, Blossoms Abound, Carte Postale and the list goes on and on!

As an added bonus, if you place an order, I'll give you a Free 2008/2009 Fall Winter Catalog as soon as I get them!

All orders will be shipped to me unless you specify otherwise.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Christmas in July was a Success!!

Thanks to all of you who came! I also incorporated a Retirement Party/Mystery Hostess Party!! I got just over $300 in sales, so I split the winnings 4 ways!!! Jen Pinney and Laurel Burdick both get to choose $15.00 each in FREE merchandise! Carrie Fredrick and Amy Hart each get to pick a FREE level 1 hostess set!

I hope everyone had a great time. I am looking forward to the next card class. I'll have to come up with a plan. Let me know if any of you have any suggestions!!

Thanks again for joining me!

Monday, July 21, 2008

The Retired Accessory List is Here!

These are while supplies last and they don't last long. Call me with your order today. Check the SU website for updates every day!! As you can see, some things are already gone! The items in Red are no longer available.

Number

Page #
Product Description
109200
177

Accents & Elements Build A Flower

110718
177

Accents & Elements Lucky Star

110719 177 Accents & Elements Messenger
103158
184

Acrylic Graph & Grid

108638
163

Card Stock 12 X 12 In Color

108642
163

Card Stock 8-1/2 X 11 Blue Bayou

108643 163 Card Stock 8-1/2 X 11 Groovy Guava
108637 163 Card Stock 8-1/2 X 11 In Color
108640 163 Card Stock 8-1/2 X 11 River Rock
108639 163 Card Stock 8-1/2 X 11 Soft Sky
108641 163 Card Stock 8-1/2 X 11 Wild Wasabi
108644 163 Card Stock 8-1/2 X 11 Purely Pomegranate
103975 166 Card Stock Brushed Copper
108694 163 Card Stock Textured 12 X 12 In Color
107312 167 Cards & Envelopes Gift Whisper White
107292 167 Cards & Envelopes Greeting Whisper White
109116 167 Notes & Envelopes Long Notes
109118 167 Notes & Envelopes Love Notes
109117 167 Notes & Envelopes Pocket Notes*
110729 167 Notes & Envelopes Scallop Notes
109119 167 Notes & Envelopes Gift Notes
109018 163 Classic Stampin' Ink Blue Bayou
109019 163 Classic Stampin' Ink Groovy Guava
109017 163 Classic Stampin' Ink Purely Pomegranate
109016 163 Classic Stampin' Ink River Rock
109015 163 Classic Stampin' Ink Soft Sky
109020 163 Classic Stampin' Ink Wild Wasabi
109013 163 Classic Stampin' Pad Blue Bayou
109012 163 Classic Stampin' Pad Groovy Guava
109011 163 Classic Stampin' Pad Purely Pomegranate
109010 163 Classic Stampin' Pad River Rock
109009 163 Classic Stampin' Pad Soft Sky
109014 163 Classic Stampin' Pad Wild Wasabi
110751 171 Designer Series Paper Azure*
110696 169 Designer Series Paper Bali Breeze
110749 169 Designer Series Paper Berry Bliss
109154 169 Designer Series Paper Cutie Pie
110699 168 Designer Series Paper East Coast Prep*
109160 170 Designer Series Paper Fall Flowers
109159 169 Designer Series Paper Flowers For You*
110697 169 Designer Series Paper Ginger Blossom
110479 168 Designer Series Paper Jersey Shore*
109151 170 Designer Series Paper Le Jardin
110748 170 Designer Series Paper Notebook*
110750 171 Designer Series Paper Olive Press
109153 170 Designer Series Paper Porcelain Prints*
109175 171 Designer Series Paper Prints Almost Amethyst*
109177 171 Designer Series Paper Prints Always Artichoke
109173 171 Designer Series Paper Prints Blue Bayou
109174 171 Designer Series Paper Prints Brilliant Blue
109178 171 Designer Series Paper Prints Certainly Celery
109169 171 Designer Series Paper Prints Close to Cocoa*
109168 171 Designer Series Paper Prints Groovy Guava*
109171 171 Designer Series Paper Prints Lovely Lilac
109172 171 Designer Series Paper Prints More Mustard
109176 171 Designer Series Paper Prints Old Olive
109170 171 Designer Series Paper Prints Pumpkin Pie
109164 171 Designer Series Paper Prints River Rock*
109167 171 Designer Series Paper Prints Rose Red
109166 171 Designer Series Paper Prints So Saffron
109165 171 Designer Series Paper Prints Soft Sky
109163 171 Designer Series Paper Prints Tempting Turquoise
110698 168 Designer Series Paper Spring Break
110273 169 Designer Series Paper Spring Fling*
110271 170 Designer Series Paper Spring Silhouettes
110272 170 Designer Series Paper Western Sky
107299 167 Envelope Confetti Cream Medium
105320 189 Eyelets Basic
100375 189 Eyelets Bold Brights
100381 189 Eyelets Earth Elements
107233 189 Eyelets Fresh Favorites I
107234 189 Eyelets Fresh Favorites II
105316 189 Eyelets Rich Regals
100378 189 Eyelets Soft Subtles
105515 188 Hodgepodge Hardware Pewter
105531 188 Hodgepodge Hardware Antique Brass
105532 188 Hodgepodge Hardware Aged Copper
101120 183 Metallic Art Pencils
107307 179 On Board Accents
109181 178 On Board Blossoms & Basic
109179 178 On Board Ginormous Pieces
107306 179 On Board Simon Lower
102678 166 Mulberry Paper White
109227 181 Punch Box Three For You
102686 180 Punch Handheld Rectangle
100271 183 Pure Color Pencils
109060 191 Ribbon Double-Stitched Blue Bayou
109063 191 Ribbon Double-Stitched Groovy Guava
109061 191 Ribbon Double-Stitched Purely Pomegranate
109062 191 Ribbon Double-Stitched River Rock*
109059 191 Ribbon Double-Stitched Soft Sky
109058 191 Ribbon Double-Stitched Wild Wasabi
109189 190 Ribbon Originals Beachfront*
109187 190 Ribbon Originals District*
109188 190 Ribbon Originals Fairy Tale
109185 190 Ribbon Originals Jersey*
109184 190 Ribbon Originals Sherbert
109186 190 Ribbon Originals Theater
110716 191 Ribbon Striped Grosgrain Wild Wasabi*
110281 182 Rub-Ons Cherished Memories*
110284 182 Rub-Ons Eastern Elegance*
110285 182 Rub-Ons Urban West*
110557 174 Simply Scrappin' Boho Blend
109610 174 Simply Scrappin' Confetti
110572 172 Simply Scrappin' Crew Kids Boy
110567 173 Simply Scrappin' Crew Kids Girl
109597 175 Simply Scrappin' Home Again
110562 174 Simply Scrappin' Rose Cottage
109648 173 Simply Scrappin' Special Delivery Boy
109627 173 Simply Scrappin' Special Delivery Girl
110587 175 Simply Scrappin' Summer Days
110577 175 Simply Scrappin' Tie The Knot
111184 15 Simply Sent Friendly Notes
109228 16 Simply Sent Simple Delights
109229 16 Simply Sent Three Thoughts
106662 197 Stampin'Around Wheel Daisy Field
107561 197 Stampin'Around Wheel Garden Annuals
109681 197 Stampin'Around Wheel Good Dog
109678 197 Stampin'Around Wheel Kisses
107482 197 Stampin'Around Wheel Lily Pad
109680 197 Stampin'Around Wheel Meow
109677 197 Stampin'Around Wheel Mistletoe
106610 196 Jumbo Stampin' Around Wheel Basics Outline
107467 196 Jumbo Stampin' Around Wheel Birthday
109571 196 Jumbo Stampin' Around Wheel Dilly Dally Baby
109570 196 Jumbo Stampin' Around Wheel Dilly Dally Friends
109569 196 Jumbo Stampin' Around Wheel Dilly Dally Party
108423 196 Jumbo Stampin' Around Wheel Leaves A La Carte
107468 196 Jumbo Stampin' Around Wheel Nature Hike
108980 196 Jumbo Stampin' Around Wheel Petals
107464 196 Jumbo Stampin' Around Wheel Rough Texture
111261 196 Jumbo Stampin' Around Wheel Spunky Spots
109554 193 Stampin' Color Index Labels
106694 194 Stampin' Kids Markers
101399 185 Stipple Brushes

102673

183 Zig Painty

Sunday, July 20, 2008

Stampin' Up! Discounts Retiring Accessories

Wow!! For the first time ever, Stampin' Up! is discounting some of the retiring accessories! Items on the list below are discounted by 25% and are available while supplies last! The complete list of retiring accessories will be announced tomorrow morning, so be sure to check back then.

Item # Pg. # Description Regular Price 25% Off Price
109117 167 Pocket Notes assortment $9.95 $7.46
110479 168 Jersey Shore Designer Series paper $9.95 $7.46
110699 168 East Coast Prep Designer Series paper $9.95 $7.46
109159 169 Flowers For You Designer Series paper $9.95 $7.46
110273 169 Spring Fling Designer Series paper $9.95 $7.46
110748 170 Notebook Designer Series paper $9.95 $7.46
109153 170 Porcelain Prints Designer Series paper $9.95 $7.46
110751 171 Azure Designer Series paper $9.95 $7.46
109164 171 River Rock Prints Designer Series paper $9.95 $7.46
109175 171 Almost Amethyst Prints Designer Series paper $9.95 $7.46
109168 171 Groovy Guava Prints Designer Series paper $9.95 $7.46
109169 171 Close to Cocoa Prints Designer Series paper $9.95 $7.46
110284 182 Eastern Elegance Rub-Ons $10.95 $8.21
110285 182 Urban West Rub-Ons $10.95 $8.21
110281 182 Cherished Memories Rub-Ons $10.95 $8.21
109185 190 Jersey Ribbon Originals $12.95 $9.71
109187 190 District Ribbon Originals $12.95 $9.71
109189 190 Beachfront Ribbon Originals $12.95 $9.71
110716 191 Wild Wasabi striped grosgrain ribbon $7.95 $5.96
109062 191 River Rock double-stitched grosgrain ribbon $8.95 $6.71

Call me Today with your order as these are very limited supplies and sell out FAST. Be sure to check out the other retired items on the SU website daily. They update their availability!!

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Important Dates

July 21st - Accessory Retired List Posted - All items available while supplies last!!
They go quickly, so don't delay if there is something you want!

July 23rd - Christmas in July

July 26th - Come Be Creative

August 10th - Last Chance to order retired sets and if available - retiring accessories!

August 11th - New Fall/Winter catalog will be available on line - To get a FREE
catalog - Book a party, join the Club or place an order of $50.00 or more!

August 23rd - Come Be Creative

Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Upcoming Events / New Products

July 23rd - Christmas in July/Stamp Camp 10am, 1pm, 3pm and 6pm
July 26th - Come be Creative 5pm-11pm


Stampin' Up! has just released a new product line, Decor Elements. It's vinyl artwork for your home decor that coordinates with our stamped images. It's so fabulous -you have to check it out!! Here are a couple of them that I did in my house.

Hodgepodge Hardware Discount!!

Hodgepodge Hardware Discount
Hodgepodge Hardware
From July 1 through August 10, the following Hodgepodge Hardware finishes (all on p. 188) are being offered at a special 25% discount:

105532 Aged Copper -
NOW $20.96
105531 Antique Brass - NOW $20.96
105515 Pewter - NOW $20.96

Don't wait too long--these products are retiring and are only available while supplies last! Contact me to place your order today.

Sunday, June 29, 2008

Retired List

If you haven't seen it already, here is the link to the retired list for the Spring/Summer Catalog. There are a lot of sets going. I put the numerical list link here. So if there is a set you have had your eye on, check the page number and check the list. Retiring stamp sets are available and can be ordered until August 10th. After August 10th they are gone forever!

http://www.stampinup.com/us/documents/Retired_Lists_0608_US_N.pdf

If you have any difficulty with the link, log on to www.stampinup.com and under the "Specials" tab, you'll see the link for this list.

I'd like all orders to me by noon on August 10th as I am sure the system will be busy with everyone elses last minute orders for these retiring sets.

The retiring Accessory list will be out on July 18th. I will post it as soon as I get it. These items are only available while supplies last. DO NOT DELAY!! My suggestion would be to make a list of the stamp sets you want now, wait until the 18th when the accessory retired list comes out and then place your order ASAP. I am not kidding when I say things go quickly. Minutes DO make a difference!! I learned the hard way with a previous retired list.

Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Upcoming Classes/Get Togethers

June:

28th - Come Be Creative 5pm-11pm

July:

1st - Last day to register & pay for Christmas in July/Stamp Camp

23rd - Christmas in July/Stamp Camp 10am, 1pm, 3pm AND 6pm

26th - Come Be Creative 5pm-11pm

August:

23rd - Come Be Creative 5pm-11pm

Friday, June 20, 2008

Thank You and Congratulations to Frances Rouse!

Thank you Frances for having a party and for being part of my CLUB. For more info on the Club, scroll down. Frances not only earned $60.00 in FREE anything she wanted merchandise, but THREE Level One Hostess Sets AND the new Fresh Cut Stamp Set and Matching Fresh Cut Notes for FREE!

If you are interested in earning FREE stuff, book your party today.

Thanks again Frances!

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Christmas in July/Stamp Camp Pictures




As promised, here are pictures of the 5 cards and nugget box we'll be doing for the Christmas in July/Stamp Camp. Don't forget that this class will have four different times to hopefully fit into your schedule and if you can't make it that day, you can still purchase the package and do it on one of my Come Be Creative nights. This class must be pre-registered and pre-paid by July 1st so that I can have the sets ordered and everything ready for the class.

Wanna SWAP

cards that is??? I am looking for 10 people to do a Card Swap. What is a card swap? Well it is simple. Each participant makes 10 of the same card and give them to me by a date to be handed in. Once I have all cards, I will split them up so you get 10 different cards back! This is a great wway to increase your card supply or get new ideas. You must use Stampin Up! s stamp sets, however, I will allow any card stock as many of you are just starting to get into the paper part of SU. Keep in mind, the more SU products you use to make the cards, the easier it is for people to "Case" them. Also, include 10 recipies for your cards in case people want to duplicate them. A little slip of paper is fine. Nothing too crazy. List your products, including colors, stamp set(s) used etc and if you used a special technique you may want to mention it.

Let me know soon if you'd like to join so we can start. I will be taking one of the spots, so there are only 9 left!!

PS. My Festive Favorites set should finally be in today. I'll make up the samples for Christmas in July and get them posted ASAP!!

Sunday, June 15, 2008

Christmas In July/Stamp Camp

There was a delay in getting me my Festive Favorites stamp set, due to weather in Illinois! I still don't have it - I'm hoping to see it the beginning of this week. So I haven't gotten the samples to show you yet. However, the set is on page 35 of the Spring/Summer Catalog. I am going to send out the EVITE today so that we can get the ball moving on signing up. As soon as I get the set in, I'll do the samples and post them! Be on the look out for it!! This class NEEDS TO BE PRE-PAID as I will order the sets two weeks prior to the class date.

The Retired List is Here!!

Hi Everyone,

Here is the direct link to the retired list. It is a big one and I am so sad to see a lot of these sets go.

If you are unable to just click the link, copy and paste it into your browser.

http://www.stampinup.com/us/documents/Retired_Lists_0608_US_N.pdf

Don't forget to order soon as once these sets are gone, they are gone forever!!

Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Stamp Camp/Christmas In July

By popular demand I am having a Stamp Camp/Christmas in July. Date to be determined. I will offer three time slots as that seemed to work the last time. 10:00am - 12:00pm, 1:00pm - 3:00pm and 4:00pm-6:00pm. I just wanted to give you a sneak peak into the set we will be using. Festive Favorites will be the set on page 35 of the current catalog.

The cost of the event will be $40.00 (includes s&h & tax). This needs to be pre-paid in order for the sets to be ordered.

What is included? You will receive the Festive Favorites stamp set, plus, you will come and make five different cards and one "Nugget" box using only this set. I will have all materials for these 6 projects pre-cut and ready to assemble.

You can then decide which of these cards will be your Christmas card and make as many as you need with your new set. I will have a limited supply of additional paper available for you to purchase that day to make these cards. If I don't have it, we can order it then and you'll be all set.

I will be sending out an Evite to everyone on my mailing list as this event needs to be pre-paid. I will order the sets prior to the event so they will be here in time. This means I'll need to adhere to a strict deadline to sign up. So think about it now. Please pass this along to anyone else you think would be interested.

I have just ordered my set today. As soon as I get it, I will create and post the 5 cards and nugget box for you to see what we will be doing. I will send the Evite at the same time, so be sure to check back when you get your invite!

I hope you are all as excited about this as I am. Be on the look out for an EVITE in the next couple weeks.

Monday, June 2, 2008

June 1-30, 2008 SU Specials

SU has two great specials this month. If you want more info, check out the SU website or give me a call.

eScape Bundle (item 113700):

Description Page Number Price
Love Notes assortment p. 167 $8.95
Circle of Friendship stamp set p. 143 $17.95
Rose Red Classic Stampin' Pad p. 165 $5.25
Very Vanilla 5/8" grosgrain ribbon p. 191 $7.95
Total (non-bundled)
$40.10
eScape Bundle price
$30.00

Fresh Cut Sneak Peak Promotion

A brand new set from the new catty! It is $21.85, a set of 6 stamps and is DIE CUT! To see a picture of it, please check out the SU website. I still haven't figured out how to link things to this blog. ALSO, you can purchase the die cut love notes for only $5.00 if you purchase this set.

Hostesses - If you host a $400.00 or more party, you receive this set AND love notes for FREE on top of your regular hostess benefits!! June is a great time to have a party. Book yours now!

Sunday, June 1, 2008

Congratulations Gwen

Gwen had a May party and had OVER $1,000 in sales! She earned over $100 in FREE merchandise PLUS FREE Hostess sets! Congratulations Gwen and thanks for having a party.

WOW! We had a FULL house being Creative!

Last night we had 12 of us at the monthly Come Be Creative get together. That's a record! All but one spot was taken. We had a couple brand new scrappers and lots of card makers.

Thanks Vanessa for bringing THREE people with you. One new to me, so on your next order, I'll give you a free gift!

I hope everyone got a lot done and had a great time. Hope you can make it next time!

Friday, May 30, 2008

LAST CHANCE!!

To order from the Occasions Mini Catalog. If there is something you want out of it, you'll need to get your order to me sometime Saturday, May 31st. Keep in mind that these stamp sets are all die cut, which means you don't have to cut them out! It is already done for you. Once June 1st is here, those sets are gone. Call or e:mail me today with your order.

Don't forget there is a Come Creative night at my house tomorrow night. Saturday, May 31st from 5-11pm. It is free, just bring a dish to pass. For more details, give me a call.

Markers Deal

We have our first four people to take part in the Marker Deal. I have another person that is interested in case anyone else wants to partake. Please let me know and as soon as we have four people, we'll begin.

Monday, May 26, 2008

Latest News & Specials

The Retired List will be available on June 15th!! You can view it on the Stampin Up! website or look for it in your inbox if you are on my mailing list. The retired Accessory List will be posted mid July.

Stampin Up! has two specials going on in June...Fresh Cut & eScape.

Fresh Cut is a pre-view set from the NEW catalog that you will be able to purchase for $21.95. Plus, you can order note cards (15) for $5.00! If you host a $400 show or more, you'll get BOTH FREE!! An awesome deal.

eScape is 25% off a select grouping of supplies. You'll save $10.00 off of what you'd spend if you bought each item seperately. These items are: Assorted Love Notes, Circle of Friendsip stamp set, Rose Red Classic Ink Pad and Very Vanilla 5/8" Grosgrain Ribbon all for $30.00

As soon as I figure out how to attach the info to this Blog, I will. If you are on my mailing list, I have already sent it!

Don't forget that the Spring Mini will retire on May 31st. Be sure to get your orders in prior to that date as these items/sets will no longer be available.

Happy Memorial Day!

Thursday, May 22, 2008

What's with this weather??

I was hoping we were going to get some Spring weather. This cold rainy stuff is just not fun!

I just wanted to give a sneak peak into June. SU is offering a set out of the new catalog for $21.95. It's called Fresh Cuts (very pretty with a word block, flowers and sayings - check out splitcoaststampers for samples using this new set) and you can also get these really cute note cards with envelopes for $5.00 (limit one per customer). If you have a party of $400 or more, you can get both for FREE! How cool is that??!!

I hope everyone has a great Memorial Day weekend and that the weather straightens up so you can enjoy some fresh air.

It's not too late to get in on the 25% off of Onboard products (with a $35 minimum purchase) or the Free Hobby Knife with the purchase of a cutting mat. The mat is very large and is a great work area.

Monday, May 12, 2008

Angelica

Well I have my first Craft Sale under my belt. I met a lot of great new people this weekend and I am hoping that maybe a couple of them will join us for our monthly get togethers. Thanks Valerie for stopping by to visit. I hope you enjoy all your goodies and it was great to see you again. Shirley, it was really nice to meet you and I hope you also enjoy your goodies. I also hope to hear from you again.

I hope all you Mothers out there, had a great day yesterday!

Chris

Monday, May 5, 2008

This JUST In!!

I just got word the the Hodgepodge Hardware finishes will be retiring June 30th!!! If you love the Hodgepodge Hardware as much as I do, you may want to stock up on it before then!! It sounds like there may be replacement finishes, but I am not positive about this and I really like the ones now.

I will give you more details on retiring products as I hear about it. Don't forget to take advantage of the 25% off Chipboard and the Free Hobby Blade with the purchase of the cutting mat.

If you are interested in becoming a demo OR supporting your hobby, SU is offering 20% off the kit which makes it only $159.00, PLUS you get to choose a FREE Hodgepodge Hardware set. To stay current as a demo, you only need to sell $300 a quarter. That's only $100 a month!! Most of you purchase that on your own so it really is a great deal to think about!! Let me know if you want more details on this.

Wednesday, April 30, 2008

May Specials

Hello All,



Here are the latest & greatest Stampin Up Promotions and MY ADDITIONAL specials.



Stampin Up Promotions for May 1 - May 31, 2008



1. Spend $35.00 and get 25% off ALL On Board items on pages 179 & 179 - That's that awesome cardboard stuff that comes in letters, numbers, shapes and more and looks amazing with glitter or other topping!! I also use my ink pads to give them color or adhere cardstock to add designs. So many options!



2. Buy the Cutting mat on page 184 and get the hobby blade FREE - this combo is great for cutting out stamped images, especially when you want to cut out the center of it! I actually just used my hobby knife to cut the wall paper I just hung in my bathroom! Worked great! It also comes with 5 refill blades!!(a $4.50 value!)



These are MY Specials for May 1- May 31, 2008



1. Place a $50.00 order and receive a Standard Wheel of your choice Free (a $6.50 value!)



2. Place a $100.00 order and receive one Standard Wheel AND one Stampin Around Handle OR one Jumbo wheel only of your choice (up to a $13.00 value!)



3. Place a $150.00 order and receive two Standard Wheels AND one Stampin Around Handle OR one Jumbo wheel AND one Jumbo Stampin Around Handle, PLUS Hostess Benefits!!! (A minimum $30.00 value!!)



Keep in mind, YOU don't have to purchase all of it yourself! Get a couple friends together to reach the deal you want. As long as you submit it to me as one order, you'll receive the benefits!!



Call me today!

Tuesday, April 29, 2008

My Reunion




Thanks to all of you who took part in my going away special. I had a wonderful time at my 20 year HS Reunion. It was great seeing so many of my old friends. Here are a couple pictures from the night.

Thursday, April 24, 2008

Going Away Special

I have sent out an EVITE to all of you, but I will copy it here just in case you didn't get it.

I will be away this weekend for my 20 year High School Reunion. I was thinking...what better way to celebrate this milesstone than with a SPECIAL!!

Unfortunately, my computer has been giving me issues and I can't retrieve my e:mail addresses. This was the only way I could get these specials out to all of you.

This special will run from Friday, April 25th - Monday, April 28th 9:00am!
Please e:mail me your orders as soon as you can.

Here are the deals:

Deal 1: Purchase $35.00 - $65.00 in merchandise and receive a FREE Classic Ink Pad of your choice.

Deal 2: Purchase $65.01 - $95.00 in merchandise and receive $10.00 in Free merchandise - anything you want!

Deal 3: Purchase $95.01 - $145.00 in merchandise and receive ONE $15.95 Punch OR ONE $10.95 and ONE $5.95 punch OR THREE $5.95 punches of your choice.

Deals 1, 2 & 3 will be shipped to me and will be charged 10% Shipping & Handling, Plus Tax.

Deal 4: Purchase $150.00 or more in merchandise and recieve Hostess Benefits of at least $15.00 in Free merchandise, PLUS at least a Level One Hostess set. (Additional Free merchandise is earned depending on merchandise amount)

Deal 4 orders can be shipped directly to you or me. Please specify when placing your order. If not, it will be shipped to me. In addition to the Hostess Benefits, I will also throw in an additional $5.00 Free merchandise credit - ie. if you are at $15.00 Free, you'll get $20.00; if you are at $20.00 Free, you'll get $25.00 Free!

Don't forget Stampin Ups Free Wheelin Deal and Double up on your FREE goodies! Check out my blog for the details http://stampinwithchris.blogspot.com

You can put orders together with friends or just order on your own to hit the deal you want. Just submit it to me as one order to receive your deal.Be sure to specify the Deal you want and the products you want FREE!

Deals can NOT be combined.

I must have your order no later than Monday, April 28th by 9:00am. NO EXCEPTIONS!

Thanks! Have a great weekend!

Chris

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Upcoming Get togethers

My next get together formerly called scrap night - now called "Come Be Creative" will be held on Saturday May 31st - Don't forget to RSVP. I am torn about the June date as it falls on the night of CRHS graduation - June 28th. Please let me know by voting on the poll to the right if this dates works for you or not.

Thanks,

Chris

Monday, April 21, 2008

Congratulations Vanessa Clement

Congratulations and Thank You Vanessa for your awesome party Friday night!

Not only did Vanessa earn $95 in FREE merchandise, PLUS 2 FREE Level Three Hostess Sets by hosting her party (based on her sales), she earned an additional $25 in FREE merchandise by taking advantage of Stampin Up's Extra Extra promotion. (Have a $350 party or more in April 2008 and receive an extra $25 in free merchandise.) PLUS, she has been a faithful reader of my blog and took advantage of both SU's Free Wheelin Promotion (buy one of six pre-selected sets and get the coordinating wheel free) AND my blog special (If you purhase one of the Free Wheelin Promotions, I'll thow in an ink cartridge of your choice for FREE) - Vanessa chose 2 of the Free Wheeling Promotion sets and got 2 free ink cartridges!

In total, she earned over $130 in Free merchandise and 2 Free Hostess Sets! Way to go Vanessa!!

Call or e:mail me today to book your party and see how much FREE stuff you can earn!

May's Promotion will be 25% off of Chip Board (That's that cool pre-cut cardboard stuff that you can add glitter, card stock or ink to make your pages and cards POP!) If you have been nervous about trying something new, May is the time to take advantage of this product.

Keep in mind that you do not have to have a party or have a specific amount to place an order. You can order as much or as little as you want or you can wait to have it added to one of my other orders that go in at least once a month to save on shipping (if you are under $69.95 - as shipping is $6.95 or 10%, whichever is more). If you want - you can have your order directly shipped to you.

It is not to late to take advantage of the FREE WHEELIN BUNDLES or the EXTRA EXTRA Promotion. Let me know if you are interested. These are both good until April 30th.

Thursday, April 17, 2008

Angelica Antique/Vendor Fair

Hello Everyone!

I was just asked to be part of the first ever vendor fair at the Angelica Antique/Vendor Fair on Mothers Day weekend. That's May 10th & 11th from 10am - 5pm. I will be selling cards, scrapbook pages and some other items I have. If you mention reading this blog post and make a purchase, I'll give you 10% off your purchase that weekend! My Aunt will also be sharing a booth with me selling primitive dolls and other homemade items. Come visit us (She isn't offering the 10% off her goodies - sorry). If I get more information as to what other types of vendors there will be, I'll post it.

Sucessful 10-10-25 Class

Thanks to everyone who came to my first ever 10-10-25 class today. You all seemed to be very happy with your cards and had a great time. I know I enjoyed working on them with you. I will try to come up with another date maybe over the next couple months to have another one.

Thanks again for coming and making it a great day!

Monday, April 14, 2008

Don't forget to take advantage of Special Deals!!

One of the best ways to expand your supplies at a lesser cost, besides having a party, is to take advantage of Stampin Ups and my Specials/Promotions.

Right now, take advantage of the FREE WHEELIN Promotion. Purchase a select stamp set and SU will give you the corresponding wheel for FREE, PLUS, if you take advantage if their deal, I'll even throw in a FREE ink cartridge! You can find more details below and a previous post or check out the SU website and check out the Promotions there.

The Wild Wasabi Card Stock Promotion is still going on. For $3.95 you'll get 16 pieces of Wild Wasabi Card Stock, cut (4 1/2 x 11 1/2) and scored (1 1/8 & 5 1/8). If you haven't already seen it, the cards are slightly smaller than what a typical 8 1/2 x 11 card stock sheet would give you and it has a little scored flap at one end. There are about 5 project ideas on the SU website for this special cut card stock. I typically cut off the flap, use the rest as a smaller card and keep and use the flap for another project or embellisment. It's a great deal.

The last Promotion SU has going on for this month is the Hostess Benefits. If you book and hold a party by the end of April that is over $350, you will receive and extra $25.00 in FREE merchandise. Anything you want!!

All three deals end April 30th, so don't delay!

Tuesday, April 1, 2008

This is a SPECIAL test!!

I am trying to get a flavor for who is checking out my blog. Soooo, I am offering a special, only available if you mention it to me! The only way that you'll know about this special, is by reading this blog!

Anyone who places a minimum order of $35.00 in merchandise AND mentions this deal will receive a FREE Classic Ink Pad of your choice from me. This deal is only good from today, April 1st until April 15th.

Be sure to check back often as I will be "testing" every once in a while to see who's looking!!

Don't forget the Free Wheelin Promotion. Purchase a specific set and receive the coordinating wheel for FREE from SU, PLUS, with my earlier BLOG special, you'll also get to choose a FREE Jumbo ink cartridge from me! Details for the Free Wheelin Promotion can be found below or on the Stampin Up website, http://www.stampinup.com/ under sales & promotions.

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Upcoming Classes and Scrap Nights


10-10-25 Card Making Class
10 cards that take 10 minutes or less to make each one for just $25.00!

April 17th

10am - 12 noon


1pm - 3pm


5pm - 7pm


These are the cards I am planning to have for the class.

Scrap Night

Scrap Nights are not just for scrapbooking! Bring your card making supplies too. Whatever you want to work on, bring it!

March 29th & April 19th

5pm - 11pm

Be sure to respond to the evites. If you have not received one and want to receive future evites, please contact me and I will be happy to add you to the list.

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Cards For Sale



Here are a few of the cards that I have available for sale or order. Please contact me if you are interested. Cards are available individually and by the four pack.

Sunday, March 23, 2008

Free Wheelin and Hostess Promotions PLUS MY Bonus Offer

March 18-April 30, 2008

Stampin Up Promotion Details:
Buy a preselected stamp set and receive the coordinating wheel for FREE! Options, prices, and bundled item numbers are listed below:

Item Number Description Price
112848 Wonderful You stamp set and
FREE Stems & Silhouettes jumbo wheel $33.95

112851 Life's a Breeze stamp set and
FREE Something Fishy jumbo wheel $29.95

112850 Pun Fun stamp set and
FREE Sweet Stars jumbo wheel $30.95

112847 Year after Year stamp set and
FREE See You Around jumbo wheel $30.95

112849 Stitched Exotics stamp set and
FREE It's Beautiful jumbo wheel $33.95

112853 Enjoy Every Moment stamp set and
FREE Daisy Dash jumbo wheel $29.95

MY BONUS: If you purchase any of these Bundles during the Stampin Up promotion, I will throw in a FREE Ink Cartridge to use with your FREE Wheel! Jumbo Wheels are $8.50 and the Ink Cartridges are $5.25, so this is a $13.75 savings!! Order today!!

Hostess Special: Host a $350.00 party or more and receive and additional $25.00 in FREE Hostess Benefits!! That's $25.00 more to spend on anything you want in the catalog!

Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Thank You for a GREAT Sell-A-Bration!

Thank you to all of you that took advantage of SU's SAB Promotion. I hope you all enjoy all the FREE sets you earned!

Check out this months promotions below. Hostesses AND Customers can get in on the action!

Sunday, March 16, 2008

Second Stampin Club Almost Full

In case you were looking into getting in on the action, there are now only two spots left for the Stampin Club!!

Just a little incentive.......one of my "Club" Hostesses just had a party last night for her month. She received THREE FREE SAB Sets, THREE FREE Hostess Sets AND $125.00 in FREE Merchandise!!! She had about 8 people come to her party, PLUS the sales from the girls in her Club!! How awesome is that!!!

Don't delay. Get your spot in the Club today!!

Friday, March 14, 2008

Looking for New Club Members

I have two definites for a new Club. If you are interested, I still need four more people or spots to fill. Let me know ASAP if you'd like to be in the Club so we can start in April!

March 18 - April 30th Promotion

Just a heads up for SU's next promotion.

Hostesses - Have a $350 party or more and receive and EXTRA $25.00 in Free Hostess Benefits!

Everyone - Purchase a select stamp set and get the coordinating Jumbo Wheel FREE!

112848 Wonderful You bundleIncludes Wonderful You stamp set and free Stems & Silhouettes jumbo wheel $33.95 plus tax & shipping

112851 Life's a Breeze bundleIncludes Life's a Breeze stamp set and free Something Fishy jumbo wheel $29.95 plus tax & shipping

112850 Pun Fun bundleIncludes Pun Fun stamp set and free Sweet Stars jumbo wheel
$30.95 plus tax & shipping

112847 Year after Year bundleIncludes Year after Year stamp set and free See You Around jumbo wheel $30.95 plus tax & shipping

112849 Stitched Exotics bundleIncludes Stitched Exotics stamp set and free It's Beautiful jumbo wheel $33.95 plus tax & shipping

112853 Enjoy Every Moment bundleIncludes Enjoy Every Moment stamp set and free Daisy Dash jumbo wheel $29.95 plus tax & shipping

Sale-A-Bration is Almost Over.....

Don't miss out on this awesome promotion! For EVERY $50 in merchandise you purchase, you can choose a FREE set out of the SAB brochure. Hurry! This promotion ends March 17th and once these sets are gone, they are gone forever!!

Monday, March 10, 2008

Ribbons, Brads, Eyelets and Hodgepodge Deals!

RIBBON, RIBBON, RIBBON!
(ALL Ribbon Deals Based on FIVE people/Spots in the group)

Ribbon is on page 190 + 191 of the Catalog.
Stampin Ups ribbon comes in spools of 10-15 yards. A lot of you are looking for smaller amounts, lots of different colors, but don't want to purchase each roll individually as it would be a pretty big investment. Here is a way to get all the colors of ribbon in a specific type for a fraction of the cost.

Deal 1: Striped Grosgrain Ribbon - Reg $7.95/10 yards, plus s&h & Tax X 4 colors = 37.95
The Deal - For $8.00 which includes s&h & Tax, you can get 2 yards of each color!

Deal 2: 5/8" Grosgrain Ribbon - Reg $7.95/15 yards, plus s&H & Tax X 8 colors = $75.91
The Deal - For $16.00, which includes s&h & Tax, you get 3 yards of each color!

Deal 3: Taffeta Ribbon - Reg $6.95 / 10 yards, plus s&h & Tax X 8 Colors = $66.36
The Deal - For $14.00, which includes s&h & Tax, you get 2 yards of each color!

Deal 4: 1"4 Grosgrain Ribbon - Reg $4.95 / 15 yards, plus s&h & Tax X 16 colors = $94.53
The Deal - For $19.00, which includes s&h & Tax, you get 3 yards of each color! That's 48 yards of ribbon!

Deal 5: Double Stitched Ribbon – Reg $8.95/15 yards, plus s&h & tax X 6 =$64.09
The Deal – For $13.00, which includes s&h & tas, you get 3 yards of each color!

Deal 6: Gingham Ribbon – Reg $7.50/15 yards, plus s&h & Tax x 6 = $53.71
The Deal - For $11.00, which includes s&h & Tax, you get 3 yards of each color!

To purchase all of these individually it would cost $274.75!!!


Brads, Eyelets and Hodgepodge Hardware Deals (pgs 188 – 189)
(These Deals are based on 4 people/spots unless noted otherwise)

Deal 1: Brads - For Gold, Silver, Vintage, Bold Brights, Earth Elements, Rich Regals and Soft Subtle Brads would cost $67.31 to get them all.
The Deal – For $17.00 per person, you would each get approx. 50 gold, 50 silver and 12 of each of the other colors. Approx 350 Brads in all.

Deal 2: Rhinestone Brads – For both Circle & Square brads you would pay$52.28 for all
The Deal – For $13.00 per person, you would each get approx. 80 brads.

Deal 3: Eyelets – For all eight sets of eyelets, you’d pay $56.81.
The Deal – For $15.00 per person, you would get approx. 400 eyelets.

Deal 4: Hodgepodge Hardware - For all three colors (Aged Copper, Antique Brass and Pewter) of Hodgepodge sets, you’d pay $100.08.
The Deal –
(5 People) For $21.00 you’d get approx. 82 pcs & 60 brads.
Or
(4 People) For $26.00 you’d get approx. 103 pcs & 75 brads.

Deal 5: Hodgepodge Hardware (Including the Silver Hodgepodge Set out of the Occasions) For all Four Colors (Aged Copper, Antique Brass, Pewter AND Silver) you’d pay $135.82.
The Deal –
(5 People) For $28.00 you’d get approx 102 pcs and 80 brads
Or
(4 People) For $34.00 you’d get approx 128 pcs and 100 brads

Wednesday, March 5, 2008

This Club is FULL

We have our Six lucky ladies to begin our Club. This Club will run from April - September.

If I have six more people interested in joining, we can start another Club. There are no limits to the amount of clubs I have going. Get your friends together to make up an "exclusive" club or join with other local people interested in scrapping and card making.

Spots fill up quickly, so be sure to call or e:mail me ASAP to make sure you are in the Club!

One Spot Left!

Only one spot is now left for the Stampin Club!!

1. Gwen
2. Francis
3. Vanessa
4. Cathy
5. Kim
6. Could it be YOU!!

Don't miss out! Call me today to reserve your spot!!

Stampin Club

Buy your stamps & stamping supplies and get additional benefits!!

I’m looking for 6 people to become “club members” and commit to spending $25/every month for 6 months.

As a club member, each person would get their turn at being the workshop “hostess”, and receive hostess benefits based on that month’s sales. You can choose to have an actual workshop at your house (and invite some additional friends to boost your month’s workshop total - increasing your hostess benefits), or have the workshop at my house, or avoid the whole workshop thing and just call or email your orders in. As the hostess of the month, this would be your choice.


The Advantages:
* Upon joining, each member immediately receives a copy of Stampin’ Up!®’s 2007-2008 Idea Book & Catalog.
* You’ll also receive hostess benefits for your month. (Minimum benefits include at least one free stamp set and $15 in merchandise.)
* You’ll have the chance to purchase many different stamps and accessories over time, instead of investing all at once.
* The opportunity to learn new techniques and ideas if a workshop or a demonstration is elected.
* The knowledge of any Stampin’ Up! specials which change on a monthly basis.
* You’ll only pay 10% on your shipping charges (normally a $6.95 minimum).
* A NIGHT (or afternoon) OUT!!!

The Rules:
* I’ll send out a schedule with the monthly hostess, which will be determined ahead of time.
* All orders will be due by the 15th of the month, so if you elect to have a workshop (either in your house or mine), please plan it for the first two weeks of the month.
* Any “big spenders” may take two spots in the club, but this means a minimum of $50/ every month commitment.


Club will begin the 1st of the month after all spots are filled and run for the next 6 months.
If you’re interested, please contact me today:

As of today, I have four of the six spots filled. Let me know ASAP if you would like to join the Club!!

Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Scrap Night

My monthly scrap night is scheduled for March 29th @ 5:00pm. If you have not received an evite and would like to, please let me know.

Space is limited, so please be sure to RSVP. Hope to see you there.

Sunday, March 2, 2008

Thank You!

I wanted to send out a special thank you to all of you who made the trek out last night in the snow to my monthly scrap night. Somehow, I just seem to pick the worst weather to have these things. I hope you enjoyed the project and got a lot done. I had a lot of fun and the food was really great. Thanks!

There are only a few spots left for the ribbon deals. Let me know if you are interested. Right now the 1/4" Grosgrain has one opening and the Double Stitched Ribbon has three. Please hurry as the spots are filling fast!

Monday, February 25, 2008

Sale-A-Bration

I know I have been talking the heck out of SAB, but it IS the BEST promotion SU has to offer. I just wanted to remind everyone that for EVERY $50 in merchandise you purchase, you get to pick a FREE set out of the SAB Brochure. If you don't have $50 in merchandise to order, you can always ask a friend to go in on it with you to get there! It is a great opportunity to add to your collection. If you are like me, you get together with your friends to scrap & card make, so that extra set would really come in handy to both of you!! This promotion ends March 17th, so make sure you get your orders in before then!!

There are NO minimum orders required, so any time throughout the year that you want something, just let me know and it will be placed that day!!

Saturday, February 16, 2008

I'm Learning

I knew I'd figure out how to put pictures on this blog eventually!!!

Can you tell which card I used the Rub-On's on?? It is the one with the heart and red ribbon! Pretty cool, huh!?!? The card with the deer, I used the sponging technique and the Noble Deer set. The bookmark was made using the set Embrace Life and blender pens and the Friends card was made with the Level 3 Hostess set Time Well Spent, using Crystal effects, brads and markers.

Card Swap

A little information on a card swap......Depending on the number of people who are interested, I'll base it on 12 - you each make 12 of the same card preferrably (but not limited to) using SU products so that it can be easily duplicated (include a recipe), send or give it to me by the deadline due date. When I have all the cards, I will seperate all the cards and deliver or send them to you. For those of you mailing in your entries, you would include a self addressed pre-paid envelope in the amount it cost you to mail it to me. Swaps not only give you great ideas, but several pre-made cards to give out as needed.

If anyone has any questions, please let me know.

GO WILD.....

Wild Wasabi that is! From March 1 through April 30, you can purchase a specially-priced Wild Wasabi card stock pack for only $3.95; the Wild Wasabi card stock pack includes 16 sheets of pre-cut (4-1/2" x 11-1/2") and pre-scored (at 1-1/8" and 5-5/8") Wild Wasabi textured card stock that can be used to make all kinds of fun and easy cards and projects!

E:mail or call me if you are interested!!

Friday, February 15, 2008

Every Day Life

It has been one of those weeks. I am sure all you mom's out there can relate. Between, school, sports, PTA, Daisy's and every day stuff, it has been quite hectic. Tonight our PTA is putting on a Family Fun Night. Of course I have volunteered to help out. I picked up Sarah from school today, brought the kids to Mc Donald's for lunch, they were complete animals!, went back to the school to set up for tonight, the kids were absolutely insane, got back home just as our replacement doors were being delivered, put ALL the kids down for a nap and need to head back to school as soon as they are all up to finish setting up and then be ready at the admissions table at 5:30pm. This was all after getting Sarah up and on the bus by 7:45am, feeding and dressing Nate & Ethan, working out for an hour, showering and amusing the boys until we had to leave 11:00am to pick up Sarah because she had a half day at school. It seems that every day has been this way recently. Are the days getting shorter or are there just that many things to do.

Well now that I have vented, I thought I'd get down to business. We are two weeks in to the Sale-A-Bration promotion and I am very excited that so many of you are taking advantage of all the FREE sets you can earn. So far I have gotten So Many Scallops and the Rub-Ons. I am loving the rub-ons!! I actually did them on an egg for a Demonstration and it came out great. It is much neater than using crayons to decorate your eggs. Just dye your eggs as usual and rub on a design. SOOOOOO simple and even more cute!!! I also did an entire card with rub-ons. It looked really cool. I will take a picture and see if I can download it on the site for you to see! I am very excited about them!! I am still a rookie at this blog thing, so please bear with me.

I think that is it for now. It is all quiet and I am hoping to maybe get a 15 minute power nap after I got take the picture of the card and egg.

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Upcoming Promotion!

Stampin Ups next promotion is coming up.

Here are the details:

Host a $350 workshop between March 18 and April 30, and earn an EXTRA $25 in hostess awards.

For those of you who are unable to host a party during the Sale-A-Bration promotional period (February 1 - March 17), this one gives you the opportunity to earn extra spending money on SU products. Let me know if you'd like to book a party and cash in on the unbelieveable benefits SU has to offer.

STAMPIN CLUB

For those of you who are interested in purchasing Stampin Up products, but want to do it over time, consider joining my Stampin Club. Six people are needed to get the Club started. When I have six commitments, the Club starts. You don't necessarily need to know the people in the Club, however, if you have five other friends that would be interested, that works too. All orders are placed with/through me and can either be shipped directly to you or to me for distribution. The rules are: You commit to purchasing $25.00 in merchandise per month over a six month period. All orders are due on or before the 15th of the month. The order goes in on the 15th. During the six month period, you will be the Hostess for one of those months and receive all the benefits without doing anything other than placing your $25.00 order each month. If you'd like to increase your months Hostess Benefits, you can either pass your catalog around to get outside orders or Host a party (your house or mine). For more information, be sure to contact me.

Thursday, February 7, 2008

Scrap Night!

I will be holding a Scrap Night/Party on March 1st in my basement stamping studio. The time is from 6pm - 11pm. Please bring a dish to pass! Let me know if you'll be attending as space is limited.

Hope to see you there!

It's So Easy.....

to become a demonstrator!! Sale-A-Bration has the best promotion we have ever seen!! For just $159, you can start your own Stampin' Up! business!! In addition to all the great items you get in your Starter Kit you will also select an additional FREE stamp set!! It is so easy to sign up !! Grab your credit card & call me to get started. You'll be part of my great group in no time!! You really should do it!!

Tuesday, February 5, 2008

My upline, Jen has given her downline a challenge for the Sale-A-Bration promotion. She challenges us to book and hold FIVE parties during SAB! I already have three booked, so if you are thinking of having a party, please let me know ASAP so we can get it booked before March 17th! Our incentive for this is to earn a free set out of the catalog from Jen! Talk about a nice upline! Your incentive are all the FREE sets you can earn on top of those Hostess Benefits which are better than any other I have seen!

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Welcome to my Blog!

Hello Everyone,

This is the first post on my blog. Please bear with me as learn how to actually use it!

First, I'd like to take a moment to introduce myself to you in case you aren't familiar with me. My name is Chris and I have been a Stampin Up Demonstrator since May of 2007. However, I have been addicted to Stampin Up since 2001. I am a mother of three; Sarah, Nate and Ethan. I have become a Stampin Up consultant to allow me to be home with my kids during the day and earn a little extra spending money, not to mention meeting wonderful new people and supporting my ever growing hobby. For those of you who have been in my basement Stampin Studio, you'll know how what I am talking about.

I am hoping that this blog will serve as an informative place for you to come and see what is new with Stampin Up and my specials, classes and promotions.

What's new in Stampin Up:

Starting Friday, February 1 and running through till March 17, Stampin' Up! is having Sale-A-Bration.


Sale-A-Bration is the best promotion Stampin' Up has going.

Here are the details:...for every $50 you spend in merchandise, you get to pick whatever you like from the Sale-A-Bration catalog! The best part, there is NO LIMIT! So if you order $100, you get to pick 2 SETS, $150 - 3 sets and so on.


There are benefits for being a hostess too. When you host a workshop of at least $300, you receive a free Sale-A-Bration set in addition to the generous hostess benefits. You'll receive a second Sale-A-Bration set when your net workshop sales reach $600. Get a third set for workshop sales of $900 or more!


Don't forget if you want to join our stampin' family, now's the time to do it. Sign up to be a Stampin' Up! demonstrator during Sale-A-Bration and select any set (value up to $47.95) from the Spring-Summer Collection 2008 free and get 20% off your kit!

Be on the lookout for my February Scrap Night date. I will post it on this blog and send out an EVITE if you live locally and I have your e:mail address. For this particular scrap night I am going to have a mini show during the night to go over the Sale-A-Bration promotion and demonstrate a technique or two.

Thank you for taking the time to check out my blog and look forward to hearing any comments or suggestions!