Saturday, November 29, 2008

Holiday Team Swap FINAL Group!

I know you are all sitting on the edge of your seat waiting for these last few samples.. so here they are. I hope your Thanksgiving day was extra special!!

Chas Mullins

Sherrill Evans

Emily Lewis

Keri Stoodley

Thursday, November 27, 2008

Holiday Team Swap PART TWO!

FIRST OF ALL.... HAPPY THANKSGIVING! What a great time of year to reflect all we are thankful for. I am thankful for all of you and my wonderful group of gals! How about you?

If you enjoyed the first set of samples, watch out because here are some more for your viewing pleasure.. Check out the first one, I can't wait to make it (Gina you are so good).. Keep checking back this week and if you have not already joined my email list do so right away, so you will receive an alert via email when I have added a new post.. Enjoy!

Gina Stearns

Anita Hays

Renee Faverty

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Holiday Swap..Part One!

My awesome team just completed a holiday swap and the quality of cards was out of this world. I will post the samples over the next couple days. I have to say when the packages of swaps began to arrive it was like Christmas. I am continually blessed by the wonderful gals on my team. If you would like to join my team click here to start your amazing journey. You will need to know christie07 to complete the process. Enjoy the samples below:

Jeneice Westerfield

Michelle Chesser

Sarah Trickey

Sandy Scott

Saturday, November 22, 2008


Are you impressed that I have kept up with posting this week? I am striving to be more consistent not only with the blog, but also stamping. I'm working on lots of projects at once, which means I'll have tons to share.

Below is a project I made for the gals at my MOPS table this past Thursday. It wasn't anything to extravagant, but it had Pumpkin Spice Kisses in it, so that made it extra special since they are so hard to find and oh so good!! Okay now back to the project, check out the supply list...the turkey is made almost entirely with punches and is on a card that measures 3" x 6" and scored at 3".

Card Stock:
Old Olive, Chocolate Chip, Rose Ruby Red, Pumpkin Pie, More Mustard, Basic Black; Misc: 1 3/8: Circle Punch, Double Circle Punch, 3/4" Circle Punch, Boho Blossoms Punch, Scallop Circle Punch, Pop-Up Glue Dots, Mini Glue Dots, Snail Adhesive, More Mustard Grosgrain Ribbon (boy I didn't realize my bow looked so terrible, ugh)

Note: I can't claim the cute Turkey as my original idea, I actually saw it on Angie Juda's blog (Chic-n-Scratch). Click here to check out where the inspiration began!

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Planning for the Holidays!

I am sooooo excited to finally be posting this oh so cool planner. Last Christmas I was excited to receive a package from one my awesome downline members, Keri Stoodley.

Low and behold I opened it to find this Holiday Planner. I just love it and anyone who knows me knows I am a big list writer and the more I get to check off the list the better, so this was the perfect gift for me.

I can't wait to make another one using some of our current paper, and who knows when someone I know might find a planner of their very own in their mailbox....hmmmm....

Check the pictures below as they show various pages in the book. My favorite part has to be the small red lunch sack used for receipts. I tell you Keri is something else as you can see. Enjoy!

Tuesday, November 18, 2008


My little guy turns "ONE" a week from tomorrow and I just can't believe it! I wanted to take a moment to show you the invite I sent out for his upcoming party. Yes, the car set (By Land) is retired, I just had to use it because he LOVES cars and not just a little, ALOT! My original plan was to use our Prehistoric Pals Dinosaur set because it is oh so cute, but Drew had other plans. So, enjoy this card, I will have more to post after the party.

Saturday, November 15, 2008


Boy am I behind on posting, I will try to make up for it over the next several days. I am going full steam ahead for Christmas, early you might ask...not really since it is less than 6 weeks away, plus my little guy Drew turns the big "ONE" on November 26th, so I am working on his birthday party stuff. Once they are done I will post what I made. I will also post Christmas gifts as soon as they are given...don't want to spoil the surprises. I am also working on more fun goodies, but you will just have to wait for the details... he he he, I just love surprises!

In the meantime don't forget that from NOW until November 30th you can get any of our RUB-ONs at a 20% discount when you spend $20 in merchandise. I am working on my shopping list right now... See the second project below, you can use rub-on's on just about anything and they are soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo easy!! Contact me to order yours!

Now, below are a few items I have made in the past for $1.00. The base item either came from a dollar store or a dollar bin. Some of the product are retired, but I hope you will enjoy the ideas anyway...

From Dollar Tree
(Modge Podge used to seal bird house)

Decorated with Rub-Ons

Frame from Michael's (Modge Podge is applied over top to seal)

Thursday, November 6, 2008

Framin' Up the Gifts!!

Ooooooo, I just love creating and giving gifts and I am sure you have noticed what I am addicted to making....yes you guessed it 12x12 frames. We had a guest speaker at my MOPS (Mothers Of Preschoolers) group, where I have the honor of serving on the steering team. Anyhow, a request went out to give our speaker a gift and I jumped at the opportunity to be creative because I just haven't been stamping as much as I would like to lately. Now, on with the show... our speaker has 4 children, so I wanted to make sure it had spots for 4 pics, enjoy!

"There's No Place Like Home" Frame

Supply List:
More Mustard, Chocolate Chip, Autumn Vine Designer Series Paper (Holiday Mini), Sage Shadow, Whisper White; Misc: Pretties Kit, Chocolate Chip Grosgrain Ribbon, Coluzzle, Uni Ball White Gel Pen, Rectangle Handheld punch (retired). Non SU: Home Stickers (from $1 Store), 12x12 frame (Michael's $4.99-on sale).

I hope you LOVE this frame as much as I do! I am actually going to make another one for a wedding present that is similar, but with red as a base color instead of the mustard. I make sure to post it when it is done! Now onto fall card, gotta get those done and out in the mail before I miss fall all together.

Monday, November 3, 2008


Hello where have I been! Sometimes I just don't know where the time goes!! This month has some exciting things happening, so you won't want to miss out. See specials below:

Country Living is Back...
From Now until December 31st you can get your own Holiday Collection Stamp Kit. This kit provides you with the tools to create beautiful ornaments with a handmade feel..and I know you will fall in love with it! Check out what comes in the kit below for only $49.95:

*Exclusive Holiday Collections Stamp Set
*Holiday Collection six-piece paper set
*Four 12x12 Sheets Die-Cut chipboard
*Eight 12x 12 Sheets of Die-Cut Designer Series Paper (2 ea. of 4 doubled-sided designs)
*Four 12x12 Sheets Designer Series Paper (2 ea. of 2 double-sided designs)
*Two 12x12 Sheets of Whisper White Card Stock
*25 yds of Silver Metallic Cord
*10 yds of 3/8" Whisper White Taffeta Ribbon
*Pretties Kit components (20 pieces)
*Dazzling Diamonds Stampin Glitter (1/2 oz)
*Riding Hood Red Classic Stampin Spot, Old Olive Craft Stampin Spot, Uninked Stampin Spot & Whisper White Craft Ink Refill
*Stampin Dimensionals, Tombow Multi-Purpose Adhesive
*WOW! WOW! WOW!! Click Below, to see the full flyer!!

Note: Order this kit from me today and receive a 10% discount!!

You can click here to get your subscription to Country Living Started for only $12. In purchasing this subscription you will receive a FREE MINI STAMP KIT (4 white note cards, a double-sided stamp, and an Always Artichoke Stampin Spot all packaged in a clear box).

Rub-On Promotions
If you are anything like me you LOVE Rub-Ons. Starting November 10th through November 30th spend $20 in Stampin Up! merchandise and you qualify to receive any of our Rub-Ons at a 20% discount. The great thing is there is not limit to the number you can get at the discount once you have spent your $20. Click on the flyer below to see a list of our Rub-Ons!

Contact me with any questions! More projects to come, so stay tuned!!