Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Stampin' Up! Online Spectacular

FREE SHIPPING AND UP TO 50% OFF!!!!
Until November 30, 2010 ONLY
During this one week only, you can get incredible discounts--up to 50 percent--saving big on your favourite products, as well as qualifying for FREE SHIPPING with online orders of $200 or more.
e sure to visit my Online Store to take advantage of never-before-seen discounts on popular products, or contact me directly to order them.

Some of the Amazing deals include:
Free Shipping Info:
In order to receive free shipping, orders must be $200 or more before tax and shipping. Free shipping is available for qualifying online orders only. 
Happy Holidays and Happy Stampin'
Karen

Craft sale Crazy

The last few weeks I have been crazy busy getting ready for local craft sales and what Fun I have had at each of them and still one more to go this Saturday.

I thought I would share a few pictures of my table set ups for you!
The first 6 Pictures are of my set up at the Picton Craft show and Sale. I know it looks like there is alot on the tables and there is, this was a "joint" table with my Upline Dorothy and we have made sure to have a better location next year so that we can have a better table set up. The pictures below are the best I could get of my parts of the tables.
 The always popular Tumbled Marble stamped Coasters
 In this one you can see Dorothy's part of the Tables to the left (with the green table cloth)
 Hand Stamped Candles,


The next Pictures are from last weekends "Mistletoe and Magic, a Christmas Trunk Show" which was a fundraiser for the Alzheimer's Society of Belleville, Hastings & Quinte and the Quinte Humane Society. They raised $1606.00 to be split between them!!! Way to go to Barb Forgie and all the amazing Artisans that participated.




Happy Stampin'
Karen

Thursday, November 11, 2010

The Simply Amazing Recruiting Promotion 50% of the Starter Kit!! Sounds like a Great reason to join my Cards n Stamps Team!!

For two short weeks, Stampin Up! is making an offer that you will find simply amazing!

Starting November 15, and lasting until November 30, 2010, you can purchase the Standard or Digital + Starter Kits for only $107.50--that is 50 percent off the regular price of $215 for over $375 worth of paper or digital crafting and business supplies!

There is NO better time to join my team and begin your business and saving on your purchases!!!
Click HERE and then click the "JOIN NOW" option on the left column. use this password: cardsnstamps  (all one word all lower case) to join my team using the EASY online registration form, beginning November 15th until November 30th 2010.

What do you call it when you get over $375 in crafting and business supplies for only $107.50? You can call it an amazing deal, but we’re calling  it an amazing opportunity! From November  15-30, you can purchase either our Standard or Digital+ Starter Kits at 50 percent off the regular retail p rice of $215 (plus free shipping!), and enjoy these great benefits as a Stampin’ Up!® demonstrator.
  • Earn additional income while sharing creativity.
  • Make new and lasting friendships.
  • Enjoy access to nearly unlimited creative ideas.
  • Receive a free subscription to an exclusive monthly magazine.
  • Receive two free months subscription to your own business website.
  • Opportunity to earn free products and incentive trips.


My Promise to you is to be right by your side no matter where in Canada you live. If you are local I am avaliable to meet and show you everything you need to know, if you are out of town, I will call you so we can discuss any of your needs or concerns as well as with the wonderful internet I am avaliable via email so share projects and ideas.

What are you waiting for?
Happy Stampin'
Karen

New Stampin' Up! video on You Tube All About Stamps

While Stampin' Up! offers a wide variety of products for paper crafting and home d├ęcor, at the core will always be our stamps. Shannon West goes back to basics, reminding us why we love stamping! Visit my website to learn more.


Happy Stampin'
Karen

November Stamp Club with Gift Card/ Money Holders

Here is a look at the Gift card holders we are making this month at Stamp Club.



If you would like to learn how to make these contact me. There are a few spaces left for tonights Club in Picton as well as a few spaces left for Next Wednesdays Club in Belleville. Time is 7pm -9:30pm both nights and drop in cost is $10.

Today I thought I would share the basic direction on how to make the Jingle All the way Giftcard/Candy holder. If you need more detail or have any product question please let me know!!!

The Jingle all the way Gift Card holder/candy tube is so cute and easy to make. (if you do not have tubes for candy you can adjust step two a bit to accommodate rolled candy such as lifesavers.

Cardstock Dimensions:
Base: 4 ¼ x 8 ¼ Score @ 3 5/8 and 7 7/8
Front : Real Red 3 x 3 ¼
Very Vanilla 2 ¾ x 3
Inside: Certain Celery 2 ½ x 3 ½
Real Red 3 ¼ x 2
  1. Score 4 ¼ ” x 8 ¼” cardstock along long side at 3 5/8” and at 4 7/8”
  2. Using scissors or paper trimmer, cut slits from score line to score line at 1”, and 3 ¼ ” to hold test tube
  3. Now fold score lines
  4. Card Inside: Using decorative edge punch, punch one long side of 2 ½ x 3 ½ certain celery
  5. Adhere Celery cardstock to inside of card only using adhesive on the 3 out sides (sides and bottom so that you are making a pouch for the gift card)
  6. Adhere Real Red 3 ¼ x 2 cardstock on top of Celery cardstock centered
  7. Stamp sentiment on real Red cardstock in Black classic Ink
  8. Outside of Card:Fill tube with your Favorite Candy and insert test tube in slits (the reason to do this before adding the ribbon is to make sure the tube will fit and the ribbon is not too tight)
  9. Add adhesive to the front and back centered of the card for ribbon, ribbon should hang equally over each side of the card (book style)
  10. Adhere real Red 3 x 3 ¼ cardstock centered over ribbon
  11. Stamp image on Vanilla 2 ¾ x 3 and adhere to Red centered using Dimensionals
  12. Tie Ribbon in a knot
If you enjoyed these projects please let me know by leaving a comment and thank you for stopping by.

Happy Stampin'
Karen

Sunday, November 7, 2010

Novembers Featured Projects from Stampin' Up!

Here are Novembers featured projects from Stampin' Up! and Christmas is the theme...
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If you would like information on any of these project please email me!

Happy Stampin'
Karen

Christmas Wall Hangers

With such a busy month ahead I seem to be always crafting and creating. Today I was creating Christmas Wall hangers in matching tins. I saw a hanger like these while ago on someone's blog and I am sorry to say I did not save it so I do not know who to give credit to for the original idea and I had some retired SU! cigar tins laying around and thought that these would make great gifts in a matching tin.


For these I used the the Big Shot, SU!s Bigz Clear die Scallop Square, Chip board and SU!s designer series paper (some retired and some is Jolly Holiday and Deck the halls) and 1 1/4" Striped Grosgrain ribbon (Early Espresso and Real Red) as well as 5/8" Whisper White organza ribbon and various SU! Punches. To create the letters I used my Cricut (only because I have not bought the Serif Essentials Alphabet Bigz Die yet.. hint to Santa) The tins I used are retired SU! cigar tins (sorry)



Hope you enjoy todays Share and try this at home!!!

Remember I will be at the Picton Arena for the Christmas Craft sale this Saturday and Sunday from 10-4.

Happy Stampin'
Karen

Friday, November 5, 2010

More Christmas Goodies

Did you know there are only 50 days until Christmas... does that make you nervous or excited... me a whole lot of both!!!

I have still be locked away in my craft studio getting ready for a very busy month of November making Christmas Gifts, Craft Sale items and preparing for workshops and classes.

Today I would like to share a few more items that I have been working on for my up coming craft sales.

First are these adorable lip balm holders. I have made 2 styles, a purse and then a Christmas book. Both use the same template (thanks to Melissa Stout for sharing the template a few years back on her blog)

 

The second project I am sharing are these too cute post-it note holders using Stampin' Up!s Play date DSP and Owl Punch.

My first Craft Fair of the Season is next weekend at the Picton Arena, Saturday and Sunday from 10-4. Stop out and get some Christmas shopping done.

Well I have to run and put the finishing touches on tomorrows Kids Christmas House Class.

Happy Stampin'
Karen

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Craft Sale goodies

So sorry that I have been neglecting my posts on here. Besides Mommy life and Halloween themed birthday parties I have been locked away in my studio getting ready for up coming craft fairs. Here are a few of the items I have been creating.

First I will share with you these wonderful nugget tins. Each tin is filled with 10 Hersey's Chocolate nuggets, which to my surprise you can not find anywhere here in Ontario, seem that Hersey's has decided not to sell them here anymore :( But thanks to a good Friend (my upline Dorothy) and another new friend in the US I have got my hands on just enough nuggets to finish off these tins.
Second is these adorable test tube treat cards. These make great cards for kids and teachers, each tube is filled with either smarties or skittles.

My last share tonight as these cute calendars. They are 4x4 coasters with magnets attached to the back so they can stick on the fridge.
Hope you enjoy looking and I will be back soon to share more of my craft fair projects.

Happy Stampin'
Karen