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.

Friday, August 24, 2012

Stampin' Up! Fresh Vintage Stamp Set


Here is a card or two that I made using Stampin' Up! products. Not sure why the cards upload the wrong way, I didn't take them that way. Any suggestions, please.

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

My Mind's Eye On The Sunny Side

I was scrapbooking this weekend and decided I wanted to use My Mind's Eye, On The Sunny Side. Beautiful papers and whimsical die cuts-I love the pinwheels. Bazzill cardstock, Kevin and Cricut cartridge was also used (can't remember the name of the cartridge though).

Monday, August 20, 2012

Cardmaking using Stampin' Up! Products

Here are some cards (CASED) I have made using Stampin' Up! products:

For some reason they are turned the wrong way; any suggestions as to how to turn them the correct way? Thanks.

Saturday, July 28, 2012

Chickie Update and Three Yolk Egg

 Mr. Silkie Rooster

That's right a triple yolk from my Tetra Tint lady!!

Friday, March 30, 2012

The Girls are Growing Up!!

Here is a picture or two of my ladies. They certainly have grown in only 4 weeks. We now have 12. Their home has changed to from the tub to a large dog kennel-double sided. Their appetite has increased as well as their size. I am waiting for my husband to fix the coop before I take them outside and I am really not sure they are ready; some look like they have all their feathers and some of the bantams are just getting their feathers. Some breeds seem to have a language or sound all their own. I am glad I don't need a permit for this-we live in an agricultural zone. However, a friend of mine in CT would have to pay $360. to have chickens-that is crazy. Well, have a good weekend everyone. Enjoy the sunshine.

Sunday, March 4, 2012

Meet The Girls or Chickens

So, what are chickens doing on a scrapbook blog? Well, I decided I wanted to raise some chickens and get some good eggs this summer. Yesterday, my husband and I went to Tractor Supply and purchased 6 baby chicks. My son's girlfriend also has some chickens, so I plan on asking her for 3-4 because they lay blue eggs. If I could locate some Silkies, I plan on buying them too. I really want an Eclectus male baby parrot but I am afraid it will scream and all that stuff that some parrots do. We do have Oliver, my Senegal and of course he has his moments but it is tolerable.
By the way, we use to have chickens years ago so we are not totally ignorant of chickens. Anyway, here are some pics of my baby chicks. These particular chicks are California Whites-good egg layers and hardy.

Friday, March 2, 2012


How about a brand new, TWEEZER BEE, craft tweezers for a giveaway this week at All you have to do is become a follower and leave a comment.

These are craft tweezers. They come with a protective cover and angled precision tip to help hold those small cardmaking or scrapbooking items.

International buyers you are welcome to join, however, you will have to pay for shipping-sorry!

Next Friday, March 9, 9:00 AM is the deadline.

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Spring is Coming!

Sunday night around 9 PM, I actually heard geese in the distance. I guess they are in a hurry to come back  as much as we are. Have you heard geese or seen a robin?

Friday, February 24, 2012

GIVEAWAY Fancy Pants 6x6 Paper Pad

Leave a comment and become a follower of My Scrapbook Addiction blog.Your name will be entered into a drawing for a brand new, Fancy Pants Design, 6x6 paper pad. This package includes: LOVE, 6x6 Paper Pad with 36 papers, 2 each of 18 designs. Giveaway will end next Friday, March 2, 9 AM EST.

Have a great week!

International buyers will have to pay shipping-sorry!

And the winner is.............

Auror Willow-Congratulations!! Please send me your mailing address and we will forward the Prima flowers to you. Thanks for becoming a follower of My Scrapbook Addiction.

Saturday, February 18, 2012

Stampin Up Cards

Here are some cards I made with my Stampin Up stamps-Inspired by Nature. This is a double sided stamp. Crumb Cake, Limeaid, Brown and yellow markers and Loving Thoughts were the another set of stamps I used. Great deals until the end of March - Sale abration. Buy $50 and get an item free from the sale catalog. Have a party in your home or a book party. Let me know if you are interested.

I card lifted these ideas from the Stampin' Up! website. Thank you ladies for sharing your creativity.

Friday, February 17, 2012


Become a follower of my blog and your name will be entered into a giveaway. Deadline to enter is next Friday morning, EST 9AM.

This is a pack of Prima Marketing, Inc. Angelica Rose, Dreamy Collection. Package contains 10 pretty flowers with glittered. Great to decorate hairpieces, layouts, or cards.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012


Monday, February 13, 2012

Stampin' Up!

I became a demonstrator in November. Now, I have several stamps and of course, my friends had parties and now they have stamps. We got together last week and started using our new investments. These are a few of the cards I made:

Fresh Vintage, Serene Snowflakes, Easy Events, Love and Sympathy, Tagtastic Stamps, 2 1/2 Circle Punch, and new stamp pad inks and markers: Calypso Coral, Island Indigo and Lucky Limeade, and Cricut Storybook Cartridge for the #50.
You to can make beautiful cards and win free stamps simply by having a party whether you do a workshoop in your home or a book party. Be the first to own these brand new, quality stamps.


Our give away this week features, We R Memory Keepers, Sew Easy Stitch Piercer Attachment Head. Choose one - Loop De Loop, Banner or Pennant. Give Away ends Friday, Feb, 17, 2012. To enter the give away, simply follow our blog. Easy, right? Winner will be announced Saturday.

Friday, February 10, 2012

New Cricut Cartridge, Tags, Bags, Boxes and More 2

The brand new Tags, Bags, Boxes and More 2, Cricut cartridge is ready to be shipped to you! Check it out at

All new features. Better than before.


Finally, have the CLEARANCE section of completed. There is a variety of cardstock papers, mostly doublesided but read the description to be sure. Religious, sports, and variety cardstock, stickers, brads are available. Prices as low as .25 cents. Does not include shipping price so you will have to email me for shipping rates.

Sunday, January 15, 2012


Do you go to church? Studies show that people who go to church usually have lower blood pressure, less anxiety and better health. I am not saying, going to church will cure these problems but it can help. If you are not going to church, look around and find a good Bible believing church. Or, find a small Bible study group and build some good relationships. We learned today that having relationships with other people can help us mentally, emotionally and spiritually.

Walgreen Picture Coupon

I personallly like Walgreen's photo printing opportunities-quality I think is good and I get my pictures the same day. So, here is another coupon code 4x6999-  75 prints for 9.99 through Saturday, Jan. 21.

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Valentine's Day Paper Sale

One last thing, has Valentine's Day paper by Nikki Sivils half price. Get yours while supplies last.

Sizzix Texture Boutique Embossing Machine

This was my Black Friday Special at AC Moore for $13.99 (Regular Price $39.99) for a friend-

Sizzix has beautiful embossing folders for these machines and word has it you can use Cuddlebug folders with these machines.

Masculine Birthday Card

Our son turned 21 years old on Tuesday. So, Monday night I was making his birthday card. Using ScorePal, I scored my card first. Then I used Bazzill Dotted Swiss, Black, Metallic Silver, White and  Storybook Cricut Cartridge for the numbers (Short Option). My new favorite toy is my Textured Impressions by Sizzix (I embossed the silver metallic paper with a diamond effect) I was quite impressed. And my son liked it to.

Monday, January 9, 2012

Sale at and Walgreen's

Best Creation scrapbook kits are 35% off until Monday,  Jan. 16. Online code is BC35. Limited to stock on hand, no special orders.

Also, 60% off all prints at Walgreen's, use code PRINTS60 upon checkout. Good thru Sat. Jan. 14.

Back to Normal

Last night, our son came home with two of his friends. One of the kids bought a Marshmellow gun from Cabela's. It was quite entertaining as they shot each other with mini marshmellows. It was amusing to say the least.

Well, my sweet girl has begun her journey back to college. Tears turned into smiles once her companions arrived. The girls were laughing and giggling as they watched Scott try and pack the trunk of her car. Once that was closed he had to strap a bookcase onto the back. Not to mention another bag, stuffed animals and some other items sitting in the backseat. Needless to say it is going to be a very cozy ride back to college for the girls sitting in the back.

Now life does get back to normal.

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Another New Adventure

If you look to the right of my blog, you will notice a Stampin' Up! button. That's right, I am now an Independent Stampin' Up Demonstrator. So, if you like to stamp or scrapbook, check their wonderful selection of stamps, inks, and many other quality items. You can place your order under my name and have your items shipped directly to your home.
Any questions, let me know. No wonder I am 2 months behind on blogging-ha,ha.

Happy New Year!!

Wow, I can't believe its been nearly 2 months since I posted anything. I will try and do better. Should you not hear from me, send me a message. To busy with holidays, family, school, ebay, online store and life in general.

Hope everyone had a great Christmas. Our family sure did. Our daughter came home from college and is now staying with us for a few more days before she returns. I already miss her and she hasn't even left. My in laws left for Florida last week.

My husband is putting in a tile floor. This project is taking a lot longer than I anticipated (you know how it is-wives always think it can be done in a day and it takes our husband's a month-lol). I am hoping he is done shortly. The real problem is I wanted the tile at a 45 degree angle along with the decorative tile, etc. So, we compromised really because my kitchen is just not big enough to accomodate my big ideas-ha,ha. But the tile is going in at a 45 degree angle and I get to have the decorative tile only it is going to be around the table and not the entire kitchen area. This will sure look nice once it is completed. See pictures below.

Have a good day! Oh, and we are having a great sale on Bo Bunny Scrapbook Kits-40% off in stock kits only, no special orders. Sale ends next Monday, January 9. Coupon Code is BOB40. We have a variety of kits available.