Good Bye 2016, Hello Sale! Year-End Closeouts

Can you believe 2016 is almost coming to a close? What a year it has been!! From the birth of my baby boy to becoming a homeowner and starting this crafty business my family has experienced so much change. Change is good! That’s why Stampin’ Up is having a BIG year-end close out sale. Get great savings on stamp sets, bundles, paper, embellishments and more! Grab them while you can because many items are retiring. Here is just a sample of some of the items on sale now: 136720 $7.98 133411 $6.98 142040 $14.40 142119 $16.00 134623 $6.98 135892 $6.98…

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Paper Pumpkin Craft Kits

This past weekend I played with two different Paper Pumpkin craft kits. What is Paper Pumpkin?? It’s a monthly subscription ($19.99 a month) that Stampin’ Up sends to you each month and it includes absolutely everything you need to make a craft project! It arrives around the 20th of each month. All the paper is pre-measured, cut, scored and all embellishments and adhesives are provided. You would only need scissors to cut any ribbon or string that might be part of the project. As part of my joining Stampin’ Up I received one free kit and I used it on…

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Online Extravaganza is HERE!!

The Stampin’ Up online extravaganza is here!! Stock up on your favorite crafting supplies while you can! Save up to 40% on stamps, punches, paper, embellishments and bundles. Kicking off this sale is a 24-hour sale on select products just for today -November 21st. Personally I’m nabbing the gift box punch board and some embelishments. These will be fantastic to use when I make gifts for my neighbors this holiday season. This sale runs from today November 21 through November 28. Things will sell out fast so hurry over to my online shop to get your crafting supplies at incredible prices.…

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Water Color Technique

Water coloring with an aqua painter and a bit of ink looks so beautiful on a card and is an easy look to achieve. You don’t need to be an expert artist (I’m not!) and you can do just a little or a lot – depending on the look you’re going for! For this class we used the Pretty Kitty Clear Mount Stamp Set – I’m a cat lady so this set really caught my eye! I think this set works well for birthday cards, thank yous, and just “thinking of you”. Here’s everything we used: Product List Aqua Painters [103954]…

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Warm Wishes and Mistletoe Kisses

On Sunday I taught a card making class where we made four different cards. One that stood out as a favorite was this cute fox with the sentiment “Warm Wishes and Mistletoe Kisses”. Crafters liked the Christmas spirit of the card combined with the unique color combination.  What you need: Product List Stampin’ Trimmer [126889] Cajun Craze 8-1/2″ X 11″ Card Stock [119684] Very Vanilla 8-1/2″ X 11″ Card Stock [101650] Petals & Paisleys Specialty Designer Series Paper [142017] Cajun Craze Classic Stampin’ Pad [126965] Rich Razzlebberry Classic Stampin’ Pad [126950] Cozy Critters Photopolymer Stamp Set [142214] Tin Of Tags…

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Coffee + Crafts Card Making Class THIS Sunday

I just prepared the materials for this Sunday’s card making class and I’m so excited to share how to create these cards! Each is different and puts a different spin on color and what you would expect for the season. Want to learn how to make these cards? Join me this Sunday at Old New York Deli and Bakery Co. in Camarillo from 10 am to noon. Grab a coffee and a bagel and find me in the back meeting room. The class fee is $15 or free with a minimum purchase. I have all the card stock and stamps prepped…

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Holiday Gift Card Holder

This weekend I held a crafting class in my home! We learned how to make these adorable gift card holder envelopes using the Stampin’ Up Envelope Punch Board and some Candy Cane Lane Designer Series paper. Here’s how to create this gift card envelope in minutes… What you need: Product List Stampin’ Trimmer [126889] Envelope Punch Board [133774] Candy Cane Lane Designer Series Paper [141981] Glue Dots [103683] Tin Of Tags Photopolymer Stamp Set [142180] Cherry Cobbler Classic Stampin’ Pad [126966] Decorative Label Punch [120907] How to: Cut paper to size using the Stampin’ Trimmer Line up to  the correct…

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Review: Ipsy March Glam Bag

I’m just barely squeaking by with this review – it’s already the last day of March and I’m just now writing up my Ipsy March Glam Bag review! Better than my timing with the February bag, maybe I’ll get next month’s done within a few days of receiving the bag. This month the theme is “Hello Spring”. All the items I received were perfect for a bright spring look.

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Avon Campaign 9 Highlights

If you would like to place an Avon order with me, today is the last day for campaign 9. You can either contact me or visit my online shop by clicking here. This campaign there are plenty of Mother’s Day gift ideas and it’s the launch of the Little Black Dress fragrance. Below are some of my favorites from this campaign.

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