Friday, September 2, 2016

Ronald McDonald House Charities Fundraiser!

8th Annual Stampapalooza!

Stampapalooza 2016 is in Support of Ronald McDonald House Charities (Dallas)!
You won't want to miss this event!!  It’s also World Cardmaking Day!
Come out and support a great charity AND go home with ten handmade cards! 
Lunch and snacks provided!
*Can’t attend, register to make a $10 donation!  You’ll receive a Thank You card in the mail!

Who: Includes the stamping talents of 11 Stampin' Up! Demonstrators!!  Each card is designed by a DIFFERENT demonstrator!

What: You will make and keep ten cards, and you will make one to donate to RMHC.
You’ll make and keep two different designs from each occasion: Christmas, Fall/Thanksgiving, Sympathy, Birthday, Masculine. 

When: Saturday, October 1, 2016.  Registration starts 8:30 am, event starts at 9 am sharp.  Event ends at 3:00 – but you may finish early!

Where: Midlothian Civic Center

Fee: Only $39 for 10 cards PLUS one you'll donate to Ronald McDonald House Charities!
At least $10 will be donated to RMCH per guest!

10 Handmade Greeting Cards!
Giving to a great cause!
Door prize drawing entry!
Opportunity for more donations day of event!

*You can donate items and/or cash for more drawing tickets! See list below.

*One ticket for each item donation (see list below) and each $10 increment in cash donations day of class (separate from donation with class fee).

An "item" = paper towels, toilet paper, etc.  Example: three 12 pack of toilet paper = 1 ticket.  Two boxes of tissues = 1 ticket.  Ten handmade cards = 1 ticket.  Thanks!

Items accepted for donations:

*Handmade cards with NO INFORMATION on the back along with an envelope.  Families at the house will use the cards for Thank You, Birthdays, and more. 

*All cash donations accepted

*Houses need the same products as your home, but they need them in bulk because several families stay in a House every night.

·         Paper products (facial tissue, toilet paper, paper towels)
·         Trash bags
·         Aluminum foil, plastic wrap and sandwich bags
·         Laundry detergent and fabric softener
·         Cleaning products (sponges, dish washing liquid, dishwasher detergent)
·         Bath and bedroom items (towels, shower curtains, sheets and pillow cases)
·         Personal care products (deodorant, dental floss, toothpaste, soap, shampoo, conditioner)
·         Entertainment products (games, movies, books, art supplies)
·         Long-distance phone cards
·         Gift cards for local grocery stores and gas stations
·         Greeting cards and postage stamps
·         Gift certificates to local grocery stores and department stores (Target, Wal-Mart, etc)
·         Transportation vouchers (buses, taxis, trains)
·         Passes to museums, cultural and sporting events

Summary: 1 ticket for each $10 cash donation day of class, 1 ticket for each card donated (see requirements above, card made in class does not count), 1 ticket for each household item donated (example - 3 gift certificates = 1 ticket, bulk pack of trash bags = 1 ticket, etc).

*20% of all orders placed at the event will be donated to RMHC, too!

Can’t attend but want to contribute?  Click the RSVP link and there’s an option to make a donation only!  You’ll receive a thank you card!

No refunds after deadline, but you will receive class supplies unless you can be replaced.
Reserve your spot NOW!!

Must bring adhesive, we supply everything else!  We have adhesive for sale the day of the event!

**This is a FUN way to give to a great cause AND get some handmade cards!  You may pick up some crafting skills, too!  Sometimes groups get split up, but again, we have FUN!  

What a great way to support a great cause AND have a fun crafting day!

RSVP and pay by September 26.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Stampin' Up!'s Holiday Catalog 2016 is HERE!!

The new catalog is LIVE TODAY!!  Click on the cover on the right to view it!

Don't have your own copy yet?  Just email me ( for your copy!  Make sure you send your address, too.

This year's holiday catalog is the BEST EVER!!  It's 55 pages of awesomeness.  There are so many new dies and punches that coordinate!

Check out a few samples here:

This fall card uses Stampin' Up's Cookie Cutter Halloween stamp set and the Cookie Cutter Builder Punch.  The background is the Hardwood stamp, and the designer paper is Halloween Night Specialty Designer Paper.  The "hay" is a piece of Delightful Dijon cardstock embossed with the Seaside Folder and the edges cut with the Fringe Scissors.  The greeting is from Acorny Thank You and punched with the Duet Banner Punch.

Have a great day!
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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

2016 Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog Product Shares!

I am offering my first ever Product Share!  By customer request, I'm offering the share so you can see, touch, feel, and USE all of the new designer papers, accessories, and ribbons/twines from the Holiday Catalog!

The catalog goes live September 1 - THURSDAY!!  How exciting!  It's an AMAZING catalog with SO MANY amazing products!  Have you received your copy?  If not, email me to receive your free copy: (make sure to send your address, too)!

Here's the share info!

Each share is for eight people, so RSVP now to get in!  IF you RSVP and I don’t fill the 8 spots, you will be refunded.

RSVP and payment due by September 15! 

Shares will be mailed by September 26 Priority Mail (shipping only charged once no matter how many shares you get!).

When you register, you can pay by PayPal, but I will need to email you an invoice.  Please email me: after you register if you’d like an invoice.  You can also mail a check to me or pay in person.  All payments must be received by September 15, 2016.

Holiday Catalog 2016 Product Share #1

Designer & Specialty Paper Share: $14.00 (Plus $5.75 shipping) This share includes 44 sheets of Holiday Designer Series & Specialty Paper (all sized at 6″x 6″)

6 each of Candy Cane Lane, Presents & Pinecones, Fancy Frost Specialty
6 of Paisleys & Posies Specialty, Halloween Night Specialty (note: for both of these collections, you’ll receive 5 of each of the double-sided patterns and randomly one of the two patterns that are single-sided)
12 of Warmth & Cheer Stack
1 each of Copper Foil Sheets, Pumpkin Pie Glimmer Paper

Holiday Catalog 2016 Product Share #2

Holiday Ribbon Share: $11.00 (Plus 5.75 shipping) This share includes12 yards of ribbon total!

Real Red ¾” Stitched Edge Ribbon (2 yards)
Kraft Rope Trim (3 yards)
3/8” Silky Taffeta Ribbon Combo Pack (1 yard of each)
3/8” Glitter Ribbon Combo Pack (1 yard of each)
3/8” Ribbon Trio Pack (1 yard each)

Holiday Catalog 2016 Product Share # 3

Holiday Twine and Embellishment Share: $15.50 (Plus $5.75 shipping) This share includes 35 yards of twine plus lots of embellishments!

Candy Cane Lane Baker’s Twine (5 yards of each)
Baker’s Twine Trio Pack (5 yards of each)
Mini Pinecones (3)
Christmas Trinkets Embellishments (6 – 2 of each design)
Mini Jingle Bells (12 – 6 of each color)
Fancy Frost Sequins Assortment
Halloween Night Enamel Dots (12 – 2 of each color and size)
Halloween Night Baker’s Twine (5 yards of each)
Mini Tassels (4 – 2 of each color)

Holiday Catalog 2016 Product Share # 4 - BEST DEAL!

I Want It All!  $25 (Plus 5.75 shipping) Just hit the “I want it all” button and receive EVERYTHING LISTED ABOVE for only $25 plus shipping!  What a deal!