Category Archives: Commentary

Commentary on society, pop culture and current events.

Occasions and Sale-a-Bration are HERE!

It’s the most wonderful time of the Stampin’ Up year – it’s Sale-a-Bration time! There are 3 ways to get in on the fun.  Shop, Party or go all in and Join! For every $50 USD you spend,  receive a free Sale-A-Bration product. For anyone who has enjoyed Sale-A-Bration in the past, we have an exciting new announcement for this year: We now have a new reward level, giving you more flexibility and options for your free items. Let’s break it down: Spend $50 USD  get one free level 1 product. Spend $100 USD get one free level 2 product, OR,  can choose two level…

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Year End Sale Is Happening Now!

The year end sales event is happening now and will continue until Jan. 2, 2018. Many holiday items are retiring and/or discounted! For example, you can order this card kit for $16 (REG. $20) and the coordinating stamp set for $18! Kit makes 20 and you can keep on creating with the stamps year after year. Many more markdowns are on my online store! www.moisstamping.stampinup.net Use host code: 2UE62DGC at checkout for a free thank you gift from me! Sale ends 1/2/2018 Check out some of the items on sale here: Best Gifts Clear-Mount Stamp Set [144881] $18.00 $14.40 Best Gifts…

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Christmas Card Private Classes

We really enjoyed getting together these past few months to make Christmas cards during our Christmas Card Club. Now each person has a collection of cards to send out this holiday season. Did you miss this? No worries, you can still host a private Christmas Card Class. There are great benefits to hosting your own private class. Choose to host at your home or mine and invite a great group of friends over. Each person orders their card making kit and you earn Stampin rewards (that means free and discounted craft supplies!!). Email me moisstamping@gmail.com to set a date for…

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Online Extravaganza Happening Now!

Hurry over to my online store to score exclusive savings on these stamp sets – on sale for the next 24 hours! If I know the Stampin’ Up community, these items are going to go F-A-S-T! Get a free thank you gift  of embellishments from me when you order from this sale. Place your order by emailing me or order online at www.moisstamping.stampinup.net and use host code: RBTNYYSW at checkout. Here is what is on sale today only: Everyone who orders during this sale will receive a free sheet of embellishments as a thank you from me.  Be sure to use host code RBTNYYSW at checkout…

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How-To: Halloween Treat Envelope

A fun part about holidays is giving out special treats! We made these adorable Halloween themed treat envelopes at the last Wine Wednesday Craft Night. I used them for pouches of instant pumpkin spice lattes, but they can be used for hot cocoa, tea, hot apple cider, gift cards or more.  Supplies Needed: Product List Coffee Café Photopolymer Stamp Set [143677] Merry Café Photopolymer Stamp Set [144965] Coffee Cups Framelits Dies [143745] Stampin’ Trimmer [126889] Big Shot [143263] Envelope Punch Board [133774] Spooky Night Designer Series Paper [144610] Very Vanilla 8-1/2″ X 11″ Card Stock [101650] Pumpkin Pie 8-1/2″ X…

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Perfectly Paired Paper Pumpkin Kits

Don’t you love when things just perfectly fall into place? The upcoming Paper Pumpkin kits are going to coordinate to give you a full suite of easy to create crafts that completely match! What is Paper Pumpkin anyway? If you’re not familiar, visit this page for the full run-down. Paper Pumpkin is a monthly subscription that features an all inclusive craft project each month. You can skip or cancel anytime. The kits include absolutely everything you need – even inks and adhesives – plus photo instructions! Subscribe today to get you perfectly paired holiday themed crafting kits from Paper Pumpkin! …

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Mother’s Day Card Making Class THIS Saturday

Mother’s Day is coming up! May 14th for US and in Mexico May 10th, I know a lot of my fellow Latinos celebrate both US Mother’s Day and recognize the one from their ancestral country too. Do you have any special Mother’s Day traditions? We usually do a nice quiet brunch with our mom. It’s grown now that my sisters and I are moms too! Is your mom a super hero? I love this card designed by my Stampette Family member Angela. She is just one of 3 demonstrators who will be teaching card making and stamping techniques at this class.…

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Get Your Faves Before They’re Gone!!

The Stampin’ Up retirement sale is in full swing! So many wonderful items are “sun setting” and quickly selling out at that! Once they’re gone – they’re gone for good! I know that I fell in LOVE with the Oh So Succulent suite – the paper, stamps, framelits, ribbons – oh my I really love it all, so I made sure to secure supplies to keep my creative heart content. They’re on the retirement list so that means Stampin’ Up won’t produce anymore of those items. Want to see the full retiring list? Click here to view a PDF. You can…

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I love my crafting family

I’m lucky to have a group of passionate crafters as part of my Stampin’ Up family. We even have our own little group on Facebook where we share our ideas, classes, and just get excited about crafting in general! We can appreciate the “nerdiness” of it all. I gave us a name too, “The Stampettes”! We are each different women from different walks of life and in different stages of life as well but we all share something in common – the need to be creative and express ourselves through the simple act of creating and connecting. With just some…

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Happy Brithday to My Husband!

Today is my husband’s birthday and I want to take a moment to say: HAPPY BIRTHDAY! He’s an incredible husband, always supportive and encouraging. Whenever I take on a new venture is backs me up 100%. He might not be crazy about my busy schedule but he understands my reasons for wanting to pursue more. Not only is he an incredible husband but he’s an amazing dad and uncle. He very much looked forward to being a dad one day and when it came time to plan on having our baby he was very excited to enter this chapter of…

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