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Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Tips & Techniques Tuesday - April 25, 2016 - April Paper Pumpkin

So Let's Look at April's Paper Pumpkin this one had the free Stamp Set and now I don't think I have to buy stamp sets as I have so many Paper Pumpkin Sets.  Of course I will as I love the new Stampin' Up! catalog.

Here is what we will be making.

I just love it it is about 6 inches and so cute.

So let's See how to do this.


Wasn't that fun.  I really loved this month and can't wait until next month.

#imbringingbirthdaysback

How many of you love getting a real card on your birthday,  not an electronic card, or the Face Book Wishes even though I love them also, but a real love to go to the mail box, open an envelope and wonder what great thing is inside?  I love getting birthday cards,  this year I only got 2 (I am sad).  Then I realized that I don't send out as many cards I have done in the past and I make them for a living. 

What can I do about this, I am joining a movement started by Stampin' Up!s own Shannon West #imbringingbirthdays back. You can join also.  Just send your friends birthday cards, really to goodness birthday cards.

To make this even better e-mail me your birth date and address to send a card and I will send you a card for your birthday.  I can't guarantee it will arrive exactly on your birthday but I will mail it the month your birthday is.  Click here to e-mail me your information.

I can’t wait to get started.

Happy Birthday to you all.

Don’t forget to e-mail me your information

Happy Stamping
Mary




Sunday, April 24, 2016

Grandma's Rocking Chair - April 24, 2016 - More On-Stage

Last week I showed you the swaps I got from On-Stage now that all the Demos have access to the new catalog I can show you some of the thing I got at On-Stage and what I have done with them.


Here are some of the new pages from the new Specialty Designer Series Paper called Affectionately Yours



 Yes this is a copper in lay.


This will be my new favorite stamp set call baby Bear.  It is a Photo Realistic Stamp set.  These are my attempts at first playing with it.




WE are getting Layering Framelits this is the square set it has 19 framelits and  some are straight edge some are scallop.

Another Favorite of mine it is called Playful Palette Designer Series Paper Stack.

 Here are the 3 sets that I got.

16 - 17 Annual Catalog


The New Annual Catalog is Coming.  I can start ordering it to be shipped to my customers on April 1 and they will ship starting on May 9th.  Would you like a catalog of your own delivered to your door? All you have to do is have ordered at least $50 from me in the past year.  If you haven't yet now is the time and get a free Sale-A-Bration item when you do it..  One Catch - I do have folks who order and check no contact if you do that I can not get you a catalog as I do not have your contact information and I can not ship it or even know if it was you ordering. When I order I will send you an e-mail saying that one has been ordered for you.  I will finalize the order on April 28th so get your orders in before then. Click here to order now.

Happy Stamping
Mary

Thursday, April 21, 2016

There's A Card Thursday - April 21, 2016 - World Peace Christmas Card

Let me show you another Christmas Card.  You can never start to early.  I call this one World Peace.


I like this one for a non-traditional card.  We always need more Peace on Earth.

So let's see how to do this one.




Product List

Now time to get started on your Christmas Cards.

Don't miss out on these items that are retiring.  




Check out and order those retiring products before they are gone.

Click here to see what is still available.

Here are a few stamp sets retiring.







Would you also like to see soem samples of what is to come.




Happy Stamping
Mary












Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Tips & Techniques Tuesday - April 19th, 2016 - Cutting Pads

If you have the Big Shot you know all about Cutting Pads, or so you think.  Lately I have had some questions on the cutting pads.  I have had my Big Shot since 2008 and my pads that came with it have just started to break.  Being a Demo I use it a lot and I mean a lot.  In fact I have 2 Big Shots and at least 3 different sets of cutting pads.  One set is just for cutting and I tell you it took them a long time to get where I liked them.  I have a set I just use for embossing and a set I use that are not near a cutting surface- these are the ones I break in for my cutting.

So let me show you what I mean about my cutting pads.





Price: $11.00
Replace bent or scratched cutting pads. You can flip these over for twice the wear. Essential for cutting with the Big Shot.

* 1 pair
* 8-7/8" x 6-1/8"

* Standard size for use with most dies

Winner is 

The winner of the Guess which Stamp sets are retiring are - well we have a tie two folks got 17 right Audrey and Janine.  Congratulations.

Retirement Lists

So much is retiring from both the Occasion Catalog and the Annual Catalog.  I have a spread sheet that separates them into catalogs and then by page number you can download it here.  http://bit.ly/22JsV99

Here is the PDF Document of it all split into categories. http://bit.ly/1SrbACi

Click here to shop all the retiring products. 

Happy Stamping
Mary



Monday, April 18, 2016

Stampin' Up! Retirement Lists are here.





So have you been waiting for the LISTS well they are here. Click Here to see all on sale.  Some items up to 50% Off.

I will have to say I have seen the new Catalog and I love it.

About 109 sets from the Annual Catalog Retired but they did carry over some great ones from the Holiday and Occasions Catalog.

Here are just some of the Stamp Sets that will be retiring.




 Blessed By God 134297 $27.00



 Serene Silhouettes 127324 $18.00


Some of the Accessories That are going away.




I will try and have a link to the document it self soon. Will post more later.

Happy Stamping
Mary