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Weekly Deals and...

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Today's Weekly Deals are WOW!

There are a couple of Glimmer Papers on the Weekly Deals (the Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper is so WOW!!), but the one that REALLY caught my attention was the Mini Treat Bag Thinlits Die! This thing is normally $40, but is now only $30. I have used this die in the past couple of months in my classes. For those of you who have attended, you KNOW how easy this thing is to use! LOVE IT!!!!

Here are two of the cards that used that die:

Love is Kindness CardOne Sheet Wonder Class
Now, because I really think anyone who has a Big Shot and who makes cards should have the Mini Treat Bag Thinlits Die, I'm gonna offer a little something extra BETWEEN NOW AND JUNE 30TH.

When you place an online order with me, and your online merchandise order uses Host Code VU766XBM, and is $50 or more (does not include shipping and/or taxes), you will receive FREE standard shipping! U.S. customers only. After you place your online order, se…

Cottage Greetings and Backorders from Stampin' Up!

Don't you just LOVE the new catalog?! I know I do! I may have to go back to work to be able to afford ALL of the items I want from the catalog. Is it bad to want just about EVERYTHING in the catalog? Ah... if I would win the lottery... oh well! I'm very blessed and thankful that I was able to retire, but I really wish I could have seen the new catalog before I did! :)

Seriously though, I do have a Wish List, just like many of you. I budget each quarter based on my class schedule and my personal "wants." The next few months of my classes were based on BOTH of those! I love when I can combine those (so does my hubby!).

My first class with this new catalog is the Cottage Greetings Class. The reservation deadline has already passed and I have placed the order. Everything I ordered shipped and the order is supposed to be here early next week.

Well... and because I have everything already for the class, I don't usually check the "Backorder Report" from Stampin&#…

Craft Sale

Whew! The room is all set up and it has been so nice seeing so many of you! 
Hope you are enjoying your goodies! 
Today's craft sale goes until 6pm. Don't forget - you can now pay by credit card too!

Items for Sale - HOLD

The Items for Sale page has temporarily been turned off.

My Crafting Sale is today (Monday, June 15th). I'll update the items after the sale has been completed and the dust has settled.

Thanks so much for your understanding!

Cottage Greetings - Stampin' Up!

I have been working on my Craft Room for the past week. I have NO IDEA how I have so much stuff! Thanks to all of you who have purchased some of my retired items. Several of you have already received your items and I really appreciate the nice emails from you! Thanks! Hope you enjoy your goodies!

BUT, now that I have most of my stuff into the right cubbies in my Craft Room, I actually got to play with my order that arrived on MONDAY! I think that it is almost a CRIME to have it sit there all week without any attention! Especially since I do have to prepare for my class at the end of the month! See? It's all about the business, huh?  (wink-wink!)

So, I grabbed my new Cottage Greetings Stamp Set and its coordinating Cottage Greetings Card Kit, and I prepped for my class. The RSVP date is Friday, June 12th (your payment is your RSVP). PayPal buttons are on the CLASSES page for your convenience. FYI - You do not have to have PayPal to pay, you will be taken to that page and then you can…

MORE Items for Sale - for the Big Shot!

Crafters -

A friend of mine emailed me and asked if I had any items for her Big Shot and would I be adding any photos to my blog. Well....

I found that box and added a few items! Here are a few photos.

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Items for Sale

Crafters -

Whew! It has been a whirlwind around here! School has ended. I am now the parent of a HIGH-SCHOOLER!!!! I have no idea how that happened as I certainly haven't aged that many years!  (wink-wink!)

My mom will be here next month and she is going to stay for two months. We will be having my father's Celebration of Life Party in July. My husband has been training for, and will be competing in, a triathlon in September.

I don't know about you, but I have a few stamping and crafting items in my home. Sometimes, when I couldn't find just the right spot to put something (or somethingS), I would just place them in a box and set the box in my room or the spare room or the basement "until later." Anyone else ever do that? Thought so - I'm the only one!  :)

Well, since I am retired now, and I really should have all of my craft items in one room to make it much easier on me (and my family!), I have been going through my crafting items. When my mom was here …

Cottage Greetings Class - Stampin' Up!

You know, most people do not look forward to Mondays, but I am so excited about this coming Monday!!

Wanna know why? Because "Mr. Brown," that's UPS, will be delivering my new goodies from the new catalog!

Wanna know which item(s) I'm anxiously awaiting? Here's a hint:

Do you recognize these from pages 94 and 154 from your NEW Stampin' Up! catalog? The items are the Cottage Greetings Card Kit and Cottage Greetings Stamp Set. THIS is what we will be playing with on Saturday morning, June 27th from 9a-10a!
When you attend from 9a-10a, the cost of the class is $10. You will make four cards - one of each design shown AND an additional surprise card!

Want to have your own card kit and stamp set? Well, and I'm not quite sure why Stampin' Up! didn't bundle this GREAT kit and stamp set, but I'm offering DAWN'S COTTAGE GREETINGS BUNDLED CLASS!

When you attend the BUNDLED class, you will:
Make the 4 cards in the classReceive the Cottage Greetings Card Kit …

New Catty - Floral Wings - Stampin' Up!

YEAH!!!! The new 2015-2016 Stampin' Up! Catalog is LIVE today! Oh, I am SO glad! During my first pass through the catalog, my initial Wish List was several hundred dollars! Yeah.... Since I just retired, and don't really want to go back to work full-time, and I haven't won the lottery, I'm pacing my ordering.  :) 

My order has been revised so many times since that initial pass through the catalog. I think I have it to a more reasonable amount AND am able to order the items I need for the next few classes. (Don't forget to check the class schedule HERE or click the word "Classes" at the top of my blog.)

I am REALLY looking forward to the Cottage Greetings (on page 94) class in June, and the Watercolor Wings (on page 75) class in July. FYI - Stampin' Up! has advised that the Watercolor Wishes Card Kit on page 155 (stamp set close up is on page 80) will not be available UNTIL July. So, that class is now going to be offered in September. I see many cards …

Sneak Peek - Best Thoughts - Stampin' Rewards - Stampin' Up!

Can I let you in on a little secret? I LOVE THE NEW HOST STAMP SETS! Did you notice the name change? Stampin' Up! is revamping the Hostess items with the new catty. It will be called "Stampin' Rewards" instead of "Hostess Dollars," and no longer "Hostess" - everything is "Host." I'm so glad - I have TWO husband/wife teams who craft with me! Should make them feel more comfortable! More on the Stampin' Rewards a little further in the post, but check out this card!


Ok, if you have received your catalog from me, you should recognize that little butterfly on the envelope. YUP! That's the little guy stamped on your bookmark! And you should recognize the ribbon too. This card uses the Watermelon Wonder 1" Dotted Lace Trim Ribbon. This ribbon is so pretty and so easy to tie into ribbons, and bows, oh my!

Did you notice that the Typeset Specialty Designer Series Paper is staying in the new catalog too? I LOVE this paper - i…