Thursday, November 15, 2012

Stampin' Up! Online Extravaganza

Stampin' Up! Online Extravaganza!! If you have been thinking about placing an online order, wait until Nov. 19-28. With discounts up to 50% off selected merchandise and 24 hour Door Busters, you definitely won't want to miss this.

There will be 3 items 20% off for 24 hours only on the first and last days of the Online Extravaganza.

Stay tuned for more information.

Sizzix Textured Embossing Boutique at Stampin' Up!

Stampin' Up! is full of announcements. Another new one is the Sizzix Textured Embossing Boutique. Stampin' Up! is featuring 4000 embossing boutiques while supplies last as a test run with the possibilities of selling this little purse sometime in the future.

The Texture Boutique works with Textured Impressions Embossing Folders to transform ordinary cardstock, paper, metallic foil, or vellum into an embossed, textured masterpiece. This machine embosses only. Because this is a product test, the Texture Boutique is not branded with the Stampin' Up! logo. It comes in Sizzix packaging and is the same color and design that is sold in stores. We recommend you read the included instructions before using the Texture Boutique and that you pass the same recommendation on to customers who purchase it.

To help you with your gift-giving needs, we're offering a special value bundle that saves you $5.90. If you prefer, you can also purchase the Texture Boutique alone. Looking for stocking stuffers? Pick up some additional embossing folders.

Texture Boutique Bundle
Item 132700
$39.95 (a $45.85 value)
  • Texture Boutique Embossing Machine, 1 Pair of Standard Embossing Pads, 1 Mylar Shim
  • Flower Garden Textured Impressions Embossing Folder-Stampin' Up! exclusive
  • Stripes Textured Impressions Embossing Folder-Stampin' Up! exclusive
Texture Boutique Embossing Machine
Item 132657
  • Texture Boutique Embossing Machine, 1 pair of Standard Embossing Pads, 1 Mylar Shim

Stampin' Up! Talking Tag

Something new from Stampin' Up! Introducing Talking Tag. If you would like to send a personal message in your card or invitation, use Talking Tag. Simply purchase by the sheet! You get 10 tags for just $7.95 (item 129723).

How to record a voice message:
 1.Download the FREE TalkingTagT App on you smartphone from, iTunes® or Google PlayT.
2.Adhere the message tag to your card or gift.
3.Open TalkingTagT App and scan the code.
4.Record your message (recording starts immediately, so make sure you're ready!).

You are allowed 60 seconds to record your message, song, etc. You can re record. Messages are good for 2 years. To play the message you will need to download the app and scan the code.
What a neat idea! Buy yours today from Stampin' Up! and login to me as the demonstrator.

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Veteran's Day

Thank you so much to the many veteran's who have served or are serving our country!! We so appreciate your efforts. Our country is safer and blested to have you sacrificially give of your time, abilities and sometimes your life. God bless you.

Friday, November 9, 2012

Operation Christmas Child Shipping

If you would like to keep track of your box, you can go to and pay online. You will print out to labels with barcodes. Cost is $7 per box.

Your specific barcode is connected to your e-mail address, so it’s important to use the same label on each of your boxes. The barcode on the label enables us to track each shoe box gift. You will receive an e-mail telling you the destination of your gift, along with information about Operation Christmas Child in that country. If your boxes go to more than one country, you will receive more than one e-mail.

Operation Christmas Child

A friend of mine, Jessica from is hosting a giveway sponsored by Operation Christmas Child. We as a family would do this via my kid's school. And this year despite the  fact my kids are in college or adult, I decided I would do this in honor of Justin and Jessica. Also, I was listening to Focus on the Family this week. They had an inspiring story of one of the receipients. A young girl who had to go to school with no shoes and there was snow on the ground (listen to FFOTF for the accurate details). Anyway, to make a long story short, God provided her with shoes. So, I was inspired by her story to once again participate and to provide shoes/sneakers for 2 little children. My husband had doubts that he could fit all the stuff in a shoe box, but I told him, "It will fit" thinking God will get it in there somehow and He did.

I do want to make one thing clear, you don't need to spend a lot of money in order to participate. Buy what you can and God will bless whoever with your gift. God is not concerned about the amount of money we spend but just our attitude in giving. So, find a shoebox and fill it up with new items for some little boy or girl. Check out OCC site for a list of things that are acceptable because these boxes do go around the world to many needy children.

Also, check out to enter into a drawing.


Hey all you crafty people! Check this site out if you enjoy writing/reporting about crafts, projects, etc. Opportunities await you at

Tuesday, November 6, 2012


After two weeks or more the sun is finally shining in Pennsylvania! What a welcomed sight.

Monday, September 10, 2012

Echo Park Chillingsworth Manor Collection Kit

Chillingsworth Manor by Echo Park is quite a popular collection kit. Purchase yours today before we run out; only 4 are left. Great prices at

Thursday, September 6, 2012

ALPHABET JUNCTION KIT by CARTA BELLA has in stock, Carta Bella's new release, ALPHABET JUNCTION.

Alphabet Junction includes:
9 - 12 x 12 double sided textured cardstock papers
1 - 12 x 12 Element sticker sheet
1 - 12 x 12 Alphabet sticker sheet
Acid and lignin free
Combine shipping available

Remember your child's first day of school by using these playful papers. Alphabet, banners, dots and stripes decorate these beautiful papers.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012


Carta Bella's Paris Girl Collection Kit is 25% off while supplies last at

Echo Park Paper Company

The newest collection kits from Echo Park include Chillingsworth Manor and Very Merry Christmas. Both are in stock at Bazzill Basics paper is available for purchase to coordinate with your kit.

Echo Park For The Record 2

Hello-Finally received Echo Park Paper Company's, newest release, For The Record 2 Tailored and Documented. These kits include 12 - 12 x 12 double sided papers, 1 set of element stickers and alphabet stickers. Journaling cards have been added as part of the double sided paper.

I am not sure which one I like more. Tailored includes a vintage flair stickers from old fashion sewing machine, mason jar, scale and of course different floral patterns and colors.

The 12x12 double sided paper includes small and large floral prints, damask, lace, ad's, notions and borders. Colors include red, orange, pastel and black.

Documented includes an old fashion camera, clothespin and crank ice cream maker for stickers. The colors in this kit include green, blue, yellow, brown, tan and black. Paper style features dots, diamonds, numbers, floral, chevrons, doily and several other patterns.


These can be purchased at We also carry Bazzill cardstock paper to match Echo Park.