Thursday, December 31, 2009

Happy New Year...

I always think of all these things I want to say on here and as soon as I start to type they all leave. (I know write them down as you think of them but that would not be me)

If you are going out tonight PLEASE be safe tonight and have a fun New Years night

I want to tell everyone how Thankful I am of everyone who comes to class, who orders and is just my friends. I want everyone to know just how much fun I had this year at the events that I had and it couldn't have happened if I didn't have such great stamping friends.

I am on here today to put my goals for 2010 so everyone can see them and help me achieve them (we all know I need as much help as I can get)

2010 GOALS

1. Get both stamping clubs full

2. Have a National Scrapbook Day (2nd year)

3. Hold Kid's classes-Valentines day, Mothers day, Fathers day, Easter, Halloween, and Christmas, maybe a back to school

4. Start my first year for Camp-Crop-A-Lot

5. Hold a Scrapbooking day every other month Feb 27, Apr, June, Aug, Oct

6. Stay ahead on projects (you will be happy to know I know what we are doing for Jan make and takes, Kids Valentines day and 2 page layout for a scrapbooking class I am wanting to start I have an idea for club projects but it is not set in stone)

7. Go down a pants size.

8. Stay ahead on laundry

9. Add a blog entry once a week


11. Host my own Shoebox Swap

Ok that sounds like enough work so far. I will keep everyone updated on how well I am doing

Monday, December 28, 2009

You will be missed Great Grandma Phyllis

Coleton and Kelton's Great Grandma (their dad's side) passed away December 23. Phyllis was one of the nicest ladies I have ever met. She loved her grand kids. We have so many memories going to her place on Grand Lake St Mary's and her fabulous cheese cake.

Coleton received duct tape for Christmas and he decided to send duct tape roses he made instead of sending flowers from a florist. The day after Christmas we went shopping he found the tie dye tape, bought a vase, and of course a couple (8) more rolls of tape (more girlie colors). We sat down to make the roses and was very pleased how they turned out.

He took them to the viewing with us Sunday and everyone just loved them. Coleton made a special rose with 2 colors to represent him and Kelton and placed it in the casket

Coleton you did a great job and I am very proud of you

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

1st Annual Christmas Card Buffet

What an awesome day we had. I worked several hours preparing for this day. I had no idea what to really expect. I was hoping I have worked with my group of stampers enough through the year that I could design a card, they could look at it and duplicate it. I was so nervous the night before, hoping I had all supplies ready, enough card stock cut, that everyone was going to like the cards and that I would have a good turn out. That Saturday arrived I got set up (Thanks to Robin!) and my stampers started to arrive. As the day went on I started to relax as I seen I had taught them well. They can look at a card and duplicate it along with adding their own special touches.

Seeing everyone working together and sharing the changes that they made to the cards to make them their special creations was so worth all the work I put into preparing for this day.

I can not wait for the new catalog to come out now to see what cool Christmas stamps are going to be available so I can prepare for this event earlier (now that I know what to expect.)

Thank you all 19 of you that came and I hope you had as much fun as I did. Now it is time to start to prepare for upcoming classes in 2010

Saturday, December 12, 2009

12 Days of Holiday Sales!

These might be the most exciting 12 days of December with select Big Shot dies and vinyl sheets for the Big Shot on sale! The 12 Days of Holiday Sales begin today and runs through December 22.

Some of the items introduced in this sale are new colors of Décor Elements vinyl sheets. There are 18 new colors to choose from, and they make great projects when you use them with Big Shot dies. Consider pairing the Clear Décor Elements vinyl sheets with the Tulipe Bigz die to create an etched-like design on a vase. Or use the Decorative Accent Bigz dies with the Old Olive Décor Element vinyl sheets to enhance a frame. The combination of Big Shot dies and Décor Elements vinyl sheets is sure to take your creativity to a new level!

Tell your husband!!! Shop now --- sale is only until Dec. 22nd!

Click here to view the Big Shot Specials list!

Thursday, December 3, 2009

4 More Cards for Saturday

Oh my the creative juices are flowing. I wish I had more hours in a day to work in my studio. I keep making notes of my ideas and will use them through out the year with other stamp sets besides Christmas.

Here are (I think) the last 4 cards that will be available to make on Saturday. If you could send me a message of what and about how many cards you want to make I will have those reserved for you so I don't sell out of your favorite design. You can email me your request at