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my precious grandson December 28, 2009

Filed under: family — oh4theloveof @ 6:00

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valentines mini pizza box December 23, 2009

here is a valentines pizza box i just made. Stampin’ Up! products used are real red cardstock, basic black cardstock, whisper white cardstock, word window punch, small heart from occasion mini,real red ribbon grosgrain ribbon, basic black ink,glue dots, adhesive. I did a layer around all sides in black and used the heart punches for accents. i think it can out really pretty.

Create a mini pizza box that’s perfect for small treats from one piece of cardstock.
Supplies
 One 6″ x 11″ piece of cardstock

Scor-Pal™ or other scoring tool

Scissors

Adhesive

Additional cardstock andembellishments to decorate your box
Step-by-Step
Step 1
With short side of 6″ x 11″ cardstock at the top of the scoring tool, score at 1″ and 5″.
 Step 2
Turn cardstock, and on the 11″ side of your cardstock, score at 1″, 5”, 6” and 10”.
 Step 3
Following the scored lines along the 11” side, use scissors to cut flaps.

Begin cut on outer edge of paper and stop at the perpendicular scored line as shown.
 Step 4
Adhere flaps to inside of box.
 Step 5
Decorate and fill box as desired.
http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/resources/tutorials/pizzabox/

 

fantastic news December 13, 2009

Over the past few years, there has been enormous demand from demonstrators and customers alike for a line of repositionable clear-mount rubber stamps. Well, you asked for it, and now you have it! Starting with stamps in the 2010 Occasions Mini Catalog and the 2010 Sale-A-Bration Brochure, Stampin’ Up! now offers our exclusive stamp art in both traditional wood-mount, and the new clear-mount option.

Our new clear-mount rubber stamps are the result of extensive research with the intent to maintain the very best image quality in the stamping industry, while at the same time offering the ease-of-use and storability inherent in repositionable clear-mount rubber stamps.

Clear-Mount Rubber Stamp Features

  • Nine different sizes of clear blocks available individually or as a discounted bundle.
  • Blocks have ergonomic grooves on all four sides for easy grip and traditional wood-mount feel.
  • Stamps and blocks are durable and easy to clean with your Stampin’ Scrub and Stampin’ Mist.
  • Optional image labels on stamp backs let you decide if you want to see the image through the block or not.
  • Tight die-cutting for easy image positioning.
  • Large clear blocks can be used to create collages or spell words with alphabet sets.
  • Stamps store easily in standard, DVD-type cases with artwork on front and spine, making organization easy.

So get ready to be excited this mini is fantastic, they should be going in the mail to you at anytime. There are some wonderful new punches, designer paper,build a bear stuff, ribbon and more [ i have 1 spot left for ribbon share if interested please email me asap]

 

12 Days of Holiday Sales Dec 11th to 22nd December 11, 2009

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!

To Check out our deals and order please go to  http://karenwalsh.stampinup.net  , hit shop now button and then use link 12 days of Holiday sales to see the wonderful big shot dies on sale and vinyl cling.

  • Items must be ordered by December 15, 2009, in order to arrive in time for Christmas.
  • Discounts range between 15-25 percent.
  • Don’t wait order today at http://karenwalsh.stampinup.net

    Product Offering:

    Item Page # Description Regular Price Discounted Price
    114515 195 Flower Burst Embosslits die $11.95 $8.96
    114516 195 Cherry Blossom Embosslits die $11.95 $8.96
    115957 195 Thanks Embosslits die $11.95 $8.96
    114513 195 Sweetest Stem Embosslits die $11.95 $8.96
    115952 195 Hi Embosslits die $11.95 $8.96
    115951 197 Timeless Type Junior Alphabet Medium Sizzlits die $74.95 $59.96
    113446 197 Build a Flower #2 Set Sizzlits 4-Pack die $19.95 $16.96
    114509 197 Big Bold Cupcakes Sizzlits 4-Pack die $21.95 $18.66
    113448 197 Hearts Set Sizzlits 4-Pack die $19.95 $16.96
    113457 198 Tulipe Bigz die $21.95 $16.46
    115954 198 Two Tags Bigz die $21.95 $18.66
    114524 199 Fringed Flower Bigz die $19.95 $15.96
    114523 199 Decorative Accents Bigz die $19.95 $15.96
    114534 199 Flower Bigz Clear die $19.95 $15.96
    113473 199 5-Point 3D Star Bigz die $19.95 $16.96
    113472 199 Circle 3D Ornament Bigz die $19.95 $16.96
    113470 199 Flower Layers w/Leaf Bigz die $19.95 $16.96
    113465 199 Bird w/Leaves and Flower Bigz die $19.95 $16.96
    115961 200 Perfect Setting Bigz XL die $42.95 $32.21
    113483 200 Pennant Bigz XL die $39.95 $29.96
    113484 200 Baskets & Blooms Bigz XL die $39.95 $31.96
    116760 201 Pop-Up Three Tier Cake Bigz XL die $39.95 $29.96
    116759 201 Pop-Up 3D Ball Bigz XL die $39.95 $29.96
    114890 201 Matchbox Bigz XL die $42.95 $36.51
    113458 202 Flower Layers Originals die $15.95 $13.56
    114336 158 Kraft Décor Elements sheets 12″ x 24″ (2) $12.95 $10.36
    114334 158 Dark Gray Décor Elements sheets 12″ x 24″ (2) $12.95 $10.36
    114337 158 Chocolate Décor Elements sheets 12″ x 24″ (2) $12.95 $10.36
    114335 158 White Décor Elements sheets 12″ x 24″ (2) $12.95 $10.36
    118797 n/a So Saffron Décor Elements sheets 15″ x 24″ (2) $12.95 $9.71
    118798 n/a Rose Red Décor Elements sheets 15″ x 24″ (2) $12.95 $9.71
    118799 n/a Taken With Teal Décor Elements sheets 15″ x 24″ (2) $12.95 $9.71
    118800 n/a Pretty In Pink Décor Elements sheets 15″ x 24″ (2) $12.95 $9.71
    118801 n/a Bashful Blue Décor Elements sheets 15″ x 24″ (2) $12.95 $9.71
    118802 n/a Real Red Décor Elements sheets 15″ x 24″ (2) $12.95 $9.71
    118803 n/a Old Olive Décor Elements sheets 15″ x 24″ (2) $12.95 $9.71
    118804 n/a Black Décor Elements sheets 15″ x 24″ (2) $12.95 $9.71
    118805 n/a Night of Navy Décor Elements sheets 15″ x 24″ (2) $12.95 $9.71
    118806 n/a Certainly Celery Décor Elements sheets 15″ x 24″ (2) $12.95 $9.71
    118807 n/a Tempting Turquoise Décor Elements Sheets 15″ x 24″ (2) $12.95 $9.71
    118808 n/a Clear Décor Elements sheets 15″ x 24″ (2) $12.95 $9.71
    118809 n/a Pumpkin Pie Décor Elements sheets 15″ x 24″ (2) $12.95 $9.71
    118810 n/a Pixie Pink Décor Elements sheets 15″ x 24″ (2) $12.95 $9.71
    118812 n/a Sahara Sand Décor Elements sheets 15″ x 24″ (2) $12.95 $9.71
    118813 n/a Gable Green Décor Elements sheets 15″ x 24″ (2) $12.95 $9.71
    118814 n/a Basic Gray Décor Elements sheets 15″ x 24″ (2) $12.95 $9.71
    118815 n/a Chalkboard Décor Elements sheets 15″ x 24″ (2) $14.95 $11.21
     

    Ribbon share December 10, 2009

    To Celebrate the New Occasions Mini Catalog coming out in January, I am offering a Ribbon Share!

    5/8 Satin Ribbon Pre-Order

    This is a Ribbon pre-order for the New Occasions Mini!

    This is a great way to sample the colors and to have some of each while staying on budget!

    You will receive 3 yards of all 9 colors for only $19.50 with shipping included, this is a fantastic deal. The colors include: Basic Black, Real Red, Chocolate Chip, Certainly Celery, Pretty in Pink, Bashful Blue, Very Vanilla, Old Olive and Basic Grey

    If you’d like to participate in this Pre-order please send me a email at suwithkaren@aol.com and let me know how many shares you would like.

    All payments must be received by December 20th,send your payment today to ensure the earliest delivery time since I need to order them

    Limited spots available so please make sure you sign up to reserve your spot[s]

    Payments accepted are checks/money order or paypal .

    **we need 5 people to fill– to be able to order**

    So please reserve your spot

    Thank You

    Karen

     

    mini pizza box December 8, 2009

    here is a box i made real fast for a trial.

    If you would like to see how to make one please go to this link SCS

    Place a Stampin’ Up! Order here!

     

    thank you card December 3, 2009

    Filed under: Thank You — oh4theloveof @ 6:00
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    this is a card i made the other day and i just couldnt get my idea to work. it must have been one of those days lol. but i’ll post it anyway