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February 2008 posts

SIMPLY SCRAPPIN' KITS

I just had a fun day creating 45 pages of 6 x 6 scrap-booking pages.  Stampin'Up! Simply Scrappin' kits make scrap-booking and cardmaking easy. Just sit down with a kit and your photos to create vibrant, coordinating pages in minutes! You can create 6" x 6" and 8-1/2" x 11" and 12 x 12 pages. Acid and lignin free.  To take a peek at all the pages check out the Simply Scrappin Album .  Want to create your own scrapbook contact me today and we can set some time up either through a one on one, workshop or class.

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FEBRUARY TECHNIQUE THURSDAY

Here are samples of the upcoming Technique Thursday Class, February 28 at 6:30PM. Reflections, I have a great new way to show you how to do reflections.

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This is the Baby Wipe Technique Card

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You will make two cards to send with the new technique and also samples  with directions to take home.  Even if you have done these techniques before  you may learn a new trick or two and it is always good review. Cost $8.00 - Class size is limited so don't delay!

 

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VALENTINE'S DAY

This week, millions of romantics--and even some who aren't--will celebrate Valentine's Day, a special holiday set aside to express love for special people in our lives. We send an estimated 1 billion cards on this holiday, to remind those around us that they are loved.

Valentine's Day is even more special when you send those special people in your lives handmade expression of love.  With all the commercialism handmade valentines are becoming the exception rather than the rule. This only means that hand-stamped cards become even more treasured by those who receive them.

Nothing matters more in our lives than relationships, and I encourage you to take a moment this week and send Valentine's greetings to those you love.

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SUDSOL DESIGN CHALLENGE

I belong to a wonderful group of Stampin'Up! Demonstrators on a group called SUDSOL (Stampin'Up! Demonstrators Sharing Online).  No matter if you are a career demonstrator of personal use demonstrator this group can help you with creative ideas, business ideas and more. 

Each week they have a design challenge and this is the first time I have taken the challenge, since most of my worked it cased in one form or another.  I had a little time today to do some stamping for fun so thought I would give it a try.   

The mission was Masculine using at least one in  color using our own choice of stamps, color combo and embellishments.   I used my new On the Fly stamp set.  As a SU demonstrator we enjoy a monthly magazine called Stampin'Success and each edition there are stamping ideas and templates.  I used the template from the February issue for this project. 

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Stamp Set: On the Fly, It's your Birthday, Flannel Plaid
Cardstock: Blue Bayou, Sky Blue and Wild Wasabi
Ink: Blue Bayou, Basic Gray
Accessories: 1 1/4" circle punch 1 3/8" circle punch, Linen Thread, East Coast Prep Designer Series paper 

 

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VALENTINE FUN with Happy Heart Day Stamp Set

Did you get the fun Happy Heart Day stamp set with the special offer in January?   If you missed out on the special January Bundle be sure and sign up for my monthly newsletter and and blog updates so you don't miss awesome things to come in the future. 

Here are a couple of fun ideas to make some quick and easy Valentines using the Happy Heart Day stamp set.

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3 x 3 VALENTINE CARD

Stamp Set: Happy Heart Day

Ink: Basic Black

Card Stock: Regal Rose 3” x 6” (score at 3”), Basic Black 2 ¼” x 2 ¼” and Whisper White 2” x 2”

Accessories: Two-Way Glue, Dazzling Diamond Glitter

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Stamp Set: Happy Heart Day

Ink: Basic Black

Card Stock: Real Red 2” x 4 ¾”,  (score at 2 & 2 ¾”), Scrap Regal Rose, Whisper White, Real Red

Accessories: Stampin’ Write Real Red, Gold Brads (2), Regal Rose 5/8 grosgrain ribbon, 1/16” hand held punch, 1 3/8” circle punch, 1 ¼” circle punch, Scallop Punch

 

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