Monthly Archives: March 2015

Weekly Deals March 31-April 6

CM1634BEvery Tuesday, Stampin Up introduces their weekly deals on current products.  The deals only last for a week so check them out and order quickly so you don’t miss out!  Check out the latest batch of Stampin Up deals.  This week’s deals run thru April 6th but Sale-a-bration ends tomorrow so if you want to take advantage of earning free stuff you must act fast!!

For every $50 spent during sale-a-bration you can earn free products from   the Sale-a-bration catalog or the newly added SAB item supplement list from now through tomorrow March 31st.

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Birth month parade

Well today marks the end of my birth month (and also the end of Stampin Up’s sale-a-bration).  I am truly blessed by all the family and friends that send cards (store bought and handmade), brewed beer for me, baked goods, mailed packages, gift cards, wrapped pretty gifts, took me to breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks and over all spoiled me during my birthmonth.  With all the surprises that is why I need a month to take it all in!  Thanks for everything and all the birthday wishes but most of all for the friendship and love we share.

So to end my birthmonth, Here is a parade of the handmade cards sent from friends and family:

2015_03_31-cammie -Sent by Cammie Clement

 

 

 

 

 

2015_03_31-sherifoosIMG_71052015_03_31-sherifoos2– Sent by Sheri Foos

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2015_03_31-YvonneIMG_7107– Sent by Yvonne Crook

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2015_03_31-SherryIMG_7104– Sent by Sherry Rider

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2015_03_31-JenIMG_7149– Sent by Jenniffer Evans

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Love Life

2015_03_30IMG_6983 I am a firm believer in the adage when live gives you lemons… ….make lemonade so that is why I must love this lemon image from the free A Happy Thing #139134 stamp set available in the Stampin Up Sale-a-bration Catalog.  Sale-abration runs through March 31st so you have thru tomorrow to take advantage of the free stuff for every $50 spent and you can love life too!

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Best Year Ever Friend

2015_03_29IMG_7024Birth month is winding down and so is the Stampin Up Sale-a-bration annual campaign.  During sale-a-bration, you earn free products for every $50 spent in regular merchandise form the Stampin Up annual catalog and the Stampin Up Occasions Catalog. Today’s post features 2 items free items: the Best Year Ever DSP #138633 and the Best  Day Ever #139094 stampset.  I added 3 punched circles and coordinating flowers to complete the birthday card for an old friend!

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Yee Haw It’s Your Birthday

2015_03_28DSCI0798Yee Haw it is still birthmonth and today so  dust off those boots, shine up your spurs, and figure out where you left your ten-gallon hat because with the 25-piece Yee-Haw photopolymer stamp set you can really let your cowboy (or girl) flag fly!   I am featuring a card that Cammie made using the Yee-Haw photopolymer stampset #138107 and would bring out the cow girl in anyone who receives this card.

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Happy Happy Happy

2015_03_27IMG_6997Continuing with the birth month posts, today I am featuring a super fun card using products in the Stampin Up occasions catalog.  I started with a whisper white card front and added a strip of the Birthday Bash Specialty Designer Series Paper # 137783.  I then cut out a happy using the Hello You Thinlits Dies #137363 to reveal the navy mat through the letter openings.  I then cut 3 more happy words in coordinating colors and added them to the card front.  I cut a Calypso Coral Banner and stamped the birthday sentiment from the Crazy about You #137137 stampset. I added a piece of 1/8 inch gold taffeta ribbon and a few Bermuda Bay sequins left over from a My Paper Pumpkin kit.

The Hello You Thinlits and the Crazy About You stampset are a Bundle and Save item in the Stampin Up Occasions Catalog. When purchased together (wood #139324, Clear #139325 and Photopolymer #138873) you can save 15%.  Remember any purchases made through the end of March you will earn free products from the Stampin Up Sale-a-bration campaign.  Hurry ’cause time is running out.

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Happiness Always

2015_03_26IMG_7015 The A Happy Thing stamp  set #139134 is one of the free stamp sets in the Stampin Up sale-a-bration catalog and is the set plan on using to make gift sets of cards for some family and friends.  Today’s card is a simple design using the Confetti Celebration DSP #133692 and then used the coordinating Stampin Up Blendabilities to color in the Happy Thing bird.

The A Happy Thing stamp set is one of the many free items that is available only during Sale-a-bration and is available in wood #139091, clear #139094 and Photopolymer #139149. To see the other free items check out the Sale-a-bration catalog or the newly added SAB item supplement list from now through March 31st. You can earn free products throughout the Stampin Up annual Sale-a-bration  campaign. You can select 1 free product for every $50 (before tax and shipping) spent.  Stock Up now because the campaign ends on March 31st.

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Christmas Tree Wrap

2015_03_25DSCI0802 It is the 25th of the month so I am dedicated to posting a Christmas post. Today, I am featuring the Christmas package that I received from Cammie this past Christmas.  Cammie started with a basic kraft package and she wrapped some kind of green twine used in gardening to form her tree.  She added many bows to decorate the tree and topped it with a gold ribbon topper.  The package was wrapped so cool that I did not want to open the package.

2015_03_05IMG_7037When I opened up the package I was completely surprised because Cammie took my favorite card ever that she made and had it made into an 8 x10 canvas print. Wow was it ever cool and a great gift idea.

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Weekly Deals March 24-30

CM1634BEvery Tuesday, Stampin Up introduces their weekly deals on current products.  The deals only last for a week so check them out and order quickly so you don’t miss out!  Check out the latest batch of Stampin Up deals.  This week’s deals run thru March 30th and can be used towards earning free products during the on Stampin Up Sale-a-bration.

For every $50 spent during sale-a-bration you can earn free products from   the Sale-a-bration catalog or the newly added SAB item supplement list from now through March 31st.

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Balloon Soiree

2015_03_24IMG_7008Todays card is a real girlie birthday card.  I paired the Gold Soiree DSP #133697 with the Celebrate Today and Balloon Framelits Bundle #138869.  I used the Stampin Up Gold Foil Sheet #132622 to make the gold balloon.  I added Bakers twine to each balloon to make a fun birthday card. I liked how this turned out so much that I cannot wait to make a masculine version.

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