May 31, 2015

Not Much Time Left

Hey there folks, we're winding down on the 2014-2015 Catalog and retiring products will soon be unavailable forever. So, if you still have that wish list you better get it now because after Tuesday, they will be gone. As a matter of fact, many things have already sold out, but there is still many stamps available yet but as I said, not for long.
Happy Stamping!!

May 26, 2015

A Little Scrappin'

Well I put together a scrap layout of my favorite Tucker. This was 3 years ago when he was a teeny tiny puppy. He was so cute! He's still absolutely adorable although I may be a bit prejudice as his mommy, but I do think he has THE sweetest little face. Anyway, the first photo shows him visiting his gampa in the hospital after his gallbladder surgery cheering him up. He sure does love his gampa! And the second photo shows him napping with his favorite stuffed toy, Lamb Chop lol!

I mixed some of my Project Life for Stampin' Up! with traditional scrap booking. I used some retiring product as well like the Argyle embossing folder. I'm really liking the Daffodil Delight mixed with Bermuda Bay and Tangelo Twist, I think the colors really pop together. What do you think? I added some of the Bermuda Bay sequins for a little "glitz" and I stamped the heart from the Work of Art stamp set onto the 6 sided shaped wood veneer with the Tangelo Twist ink and layered it onto a 6 sided punched Tangelo Twist piece. I hope this inspires you to mix up your supplies and just have some fun preserving your memories.
Happy Stamping,

May 24, 2015

Happy Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day everyone! Let's not forget what today is really all about, remembering those who have sacrificed the ultimate price for our freedom. Thank you to all those who have and are serving our great nation. Your service is greatly appreciated and may God Bless you!

I'm still playing with my stamps that are going to retire on June 2nd. I want to get as much use out of them as I can before my attentions get focused on all that great new stuff coming out then. Speaking of which, have you received your new catalog yet? If not, and you would like one, please send me your name and address and I will get one into the mail to you immediately. So much wonderfulness between those little covers.......I digress, I need to focus, but as soon as the new catalog crosses my mind, I start dreaming!

Anyway, todays project uses the retiring Hello Darling stamp set, the retiring In-Colors and the retiring Banners Bigz Die and I made a triple fork bow too!

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May 17, 2015

A Sneak Peak at What's to Come June 2nd!

Lots of great things coming in this new catalog and I can't wait to share it with you. So, I have a few things that I can give you a peak at by sharing some projects that I have completed with them. The new In-colors are soooo pretty! I love them. Watermelon Wonder, Mint Macarone, Tip Top Taupe, Delightful Dijon and Cucumber Crush. I also love the new Gift Bag Punch much fun to play with this and some adorable stamp sets.

So, what do you think? Adorable, right? I love these new colors The "Good things" flower above I used Tip Top Taupe, Watermelon Wonder and Cucumber pretty! Just a little sampling of great things to come! Stay tuned!
Happy Stamping,

May 9, 2015

It's a Fantastic Deal!

Hey ther friends, have you always wondered about joining Paper Pumpkin? Well now is the time to join! You can join for just $5! But you only have a few hours left! This offer ends at 9pm EST! Paper Pumpkin is a monthly subscription that has EVErYTHING you need to complete each months projects. And each kit includes an exclusive stamp set! You get one or two "ink spots" ( baby ink cubes) and the colors will not repeat for one whole year! What a great way to increase your color collection!

May 6, 2015

More Good-Byes

Here is another great set of products that are going away, Here I used the Color Box Chalk Ink to create the background using Saran Wrap! Isn't that a cool background? I love this technique! It's fast, it's easy and it looks soooo cool!
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May 4, 2015

Saying Good-Bye to Some Old Favorites

I had the opportunity to sneak off into my craft room over the weekend in between weeding the flowerbed and yard work and housework. While I was in there, I reviewed the retirement list again and decided to "say good-bye" the best way I know how, and that is to show these wonderful stamps and products some "love" By using them. Over the next few days I will be sharing my examples using these retiring products. Here is today's example: An Easel card using "Stippled Blossom" and "A Million and One", both beautiful stamp sets. The sentiment is from "Blooming with Kindness" another beautiful set going away June 2nd.
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May 1, 2015

For Dad

I got to come home and head into the craft room this evening and decided to work on a card for dad...Father's Day is just around the corner! I decided to use Moon Lake since it will be going away very soon. Yes, I got to get a sneak peak into the up coming 2015-2016 Annual catalog and Moon Lake did not make the cut....but OMG! There is so much awesomeness packed into that catalog that I can barely contain myself to wait until 6/2! This is going to be the hardest 4 weeks to wait for a catalog to go live EVER! Speaking of catalogs, if you would like a catalog, please let me know and I will make sure that you get one. Just use the "contact me" link and provide me your name and address and I will be sure to get one to you once they are available, OH MY! Wait until you see the new In-colors,,,,can we say GORGEOUS!! And the best part...they blend with the 2014-2016 In-colors! And the new stamp sets? To die for! New ribbons and embellishments and awesome new dies for the Big Shot!!!
Ok, without further ado, here is the Dad's day card!
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Well there you have it. Have a great night and happy stampin'

April 25, 2015

Celebrating 25 years of Nursing!

Last evening was wonderful! I attended my alumni banquet and had the pleasure of catching up with some wonderful friends from my past. It was so great seeing everyone, I only wish more could have joined us. Everyone looked great and everyone seemed so happy to be there...I know I was. Even better, we were able to exchange contact information and Facebook info to "friend" one another so we can stay in touch...yeah, 25 years ago when we graduated from nursing school there was no such thing as Facebook, heck, there was no such thing as Internet! 
I present to you the class of 1990!
Here are those of us that lived in the dorm for 2 years together. So many memories. Last night was a lot of reminiscing as much as it was catching up and it was a great evening. Now, I'm off to the stamp room! Have a great evening!

April 22, 2015

It's time to think about Retirement!

Wow! Have you seen it yet? The retirement list that is. OMG! So many of my favorites are saying good bye! I'm so sad and then I remember, this happens EVERY year and every year, when the new catalog comes out, there are SO many wonderful stamps, embellishments and accessories that I immediately forget all about what retired lol. But, while I'm waiting for the new catty to come out and take my mind off all this current wonderful stuff that is retiring, I am going to wallow in my self indulgent sadness. And what you need to know about the retirement list is that the stamps are sure to be around until at least 5/26...then they will be "while supplies last" and gone by 6/2, but embellishments and accessories, ink and paper are "while supplies last" from now until 6/2 and I can guarantee you this stuff will sell out FAST. So, if you want ANYTHING, I suggest you order it right off. If you have any questions or need any help, please let me know.
Oh and be sure to check out the Clearance Rack...Stampin' Up! added more goodies to that too!!
Well I'm off. Remember to get your retirement wish list checked off so you can get started on that new catty wish list ;)

Happy Stamping,

April 19, 2015

A wonderful end to a wonderful weekend

Well, the weekend is coming to an end. I'm always sad to see the weekend close. Monday always means back to the work week routine and limited crafting time.  Today, I had a wonderful time crafting with my mom and my aunt. We made a some cards, laughed and enjoyed each others company. Isn't that what it's all about? Enjoying one another's company? I think that's one of the greatest benefits of being a paper crafter!

In addition, I completed my "share" to bring to next weeks downline meeting at my up-lines house. I thought I would bring a small "treat" to share with my fellow demonstrators. It's a rather cute little file folder that holds a Ghirardelli Chocolate...Adorbs as the teens would say lol and so easy! Take a look....I used some left over DSP from Sale-a-bration that is no longer available, but any DSP would do. But they are SO stinkin' cute! What do you think? Let me know!
Well have a great night and Happy Stamping!
Ghirardelli Chocolate File Folder

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April 11, 2015

Getting Ready for Mothers Day and an important message!

I have to say, I had a great time Thursday evening with some really great ladies that joined me for a stampin' great time! We made some great Mother's Day cards and shared some great laughs and so much fun. I really enjoy myself at these monthly get togethers. Here is an example of one of the cards we made:
I love this 'Wondrous Wreath' set with matching framelits! It made it's debut in the holiday catalog, however, made a return in the Spring catty. I was so happy to see that because wreath's aren't just for Christmas anymore, as you can see! I love using it like this as well. And of course, the 'Hardwood' stamp is another favorite of mine, I try to find ways to use it all the time because I love it so much.

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Oooh, I almost for got to share the big news from Stampin' Up! Well, as you know, the Butterfly Bundles and Thinlits have been on back order for months due to the dock workers strike in the West, well they're due to be removed from the ship and delivered to Stampin' Up! within the week! So, in honor of all of your patience waiting for them to become available, the thinlits will be 15% off! And anyone that orders one of the bundles will be able to chose one of three Sale-a-bration products, one of which is that AMAZING DSP, Irresistibly Yours! I LOVE that paper. It is absolutely amazing! I know, I'm using the word amazing a lot here, but it is the only word that I can come up with right now to even come close to how awesome this paper really is. So, if you missed your chance during Sale-a-bration to get your hands on this paper, you just have to get your hands on it now!

Well, I'm off...if you would like specific instructions for the above card, just let me know and I will get them to you. In the meantime, Happy Stamping!!

April 5, 2015

Happy Easter

Happy Easter everyone. I hope this evening finds everyone recovering from the food coma that accompanies holiday meals. I had the pleasure of spending the day with my parents. Poor hubby had to work...all in a day's work of CO I guess. I then went and had a nice visit with my mother-in-law. I made a card for her using the Butterfly Basics bundle. I have to say, I LOVE LOVE LOVE this set! It makes beautiful birthday cards, thinking of you and here I used it to make a beautiful Easter card for my MIL. I hope you enjoy!

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"And if the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead is living in you, he who raised Christ from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies because of his Spirit who lives in you." Romans 8:11 NIV

April 3, 2015

Free Shipping! On EVERYTHING!!

That's right! Stampin' Up! is offering FREE shipping on ALL orders from 4/6/15 until 4/10/15! 5 days of FREE shipping! That's enough savings to allow you to add something else you've been wanting on your order! Wohoo!i can't wait for Monday to get here so I can turn in my order! You just have to take advantage of this fantastic offer! Don't miss out on this one, this doesn't happen very often that's for sure.

April 2, 2015

Don't forget the Clearance Items!

Hi there, welcome to SnS from the Heart! I just want to remind you that Stampin' Up! has a fantastic clearance rack! Everything is up to 80% off! If you missed out on any of the great products offered in the Holiday catty, now is the time to take a look. I also want to invite you to follow me at as I share many projects there as well. I hope to have a few new projects for you here in the next few days, but I really wanted to get the clearance rack to you ASAP because as I'm sure you know, these fabulous items won't last long!
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