Sunday, November 16, 2014

Home Again!

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I’m home from vacation and working on getting back into the swing of things again.  Thank you so much for your patience in waiting for your shipping rebate.  I’ll be getting those in the mail on Monday (unless you opt to receive your rebate via Paypal, in which case you’ll get that today and your thank you card will be mailed on Monday.) 

Sunday, November 2, 2014

AFK (Away from Keyboard) for 2 weeks

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I’ll be away from this blog until Tuesday, November 18th when I’ll update the Deals of the Week.  There will be deals the other 2 Tuesdays that you can find by clicking the “Shop Now” button on this site.  While I’m away the shipping rebates will be delayed.  I’ll be getting those into the mail on the 18th.  Last but not least, the virtual club tutorial will be sent out to members on that day, as well.  I have, however, already set up the Hostess code (Z3WWHH7H) if you wish to place your order while I’m away. 
I leave you with this pretty fall-colored flower card.  I love this Flower Patch stamp set because it is so versatile.  I can do 4 seasons of cards by just changing up the colors. 
Happy Stampin!

Friday, October 31, 2014

Happy Halloween!

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These were the favorite cards I made this Halloween season and I didn’t even use a Halloween stamp set!  I modified an idea I saw Shelley Gardner make at convention on a treat bag and turned it into a card.  It’s so me.  I love the big dots on the background, the natural looking paper, and the traditional Halloween colors.  I might make this card again next year!  lol 
Happy Halloween to you all!

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Getting spooky!

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It’s almost time for Halloween!  I’m hoping that the rain stops so the kids can enjoy their trick-or-treating here.  I still need to finish up the treat bags to hand out, but mostly I’m ready.  The jack-o-lanterns are shining on the front porch and we’ve got our costumes unpacked and ready.  (Well, I still have to find the dog’s costume.  I know it’s in the closet somewhere!) 

PS - Here's the updated backorder list:
*Currently, the following items are on backorder; backordered items will 
be available on or before the date indicated.*

133857: Partridge & Pears Stamp Set-October 29
135014: Good Greetings Stamp Set-October 29
131201: Pear Pizzazz Cardstock-October 29
131202: Smoky Slate Cardstock-October 29
131203: Soft Sky Cardstock-October 29
133679: Lost Lagoon Cardstock-October 29
136859: Belles FĂȘtesStamp Set-October 30
127821: Woodgrain Textured Impressions Embossing Folder-October 30
130999: Old Olive Assortment Stampin' Blendabilities-October 30
135851: Wonderful Wreath Framelits Die-November 3
135853: Curvy Keepsake Box Thinlits Die-November 3
131190: Brights Collection Cardstock-November 4
131191: Neutrals Collection Cardstock-November 4
131192: Regals Collection Cardstock-November 4
131193: Subtles Collection Cardstock-November 4
135859: Tree Punch-November 5
135823: All Is Calm Designer Series Specialty Paper-November 7
126199: Stampin' Pierce Mat-November 10
135053: Four Feathers Stamp Set-Availability not yet determined
135095: Holiday Home Stamp Set-Availability not yet determined
133675: Blackberry Bliss Cardstock-Availability not yet determined
131184: Regals Collection Classic Stampin' Pads-Availability not yet 
determined
126973: Garden Green Classic Stampin' Pad-Availability not yet determined

Monday, October 27, 2014

Weekly Deals!

Also please note that we currently have backorders of many items due to a worker strike.
Dockworker Strike Means Delays
We are experiencing some significant delays at our west coast ports due to a breakdown in negotiations with union dock workers. These delays have and will impact items until an agreement is reached. The Wonderful Wreath Framelits Die (item 135851), the Curvy Keepsake Box Thinlits Die (item 135853), and the Tree Punch (item 135859) are currently on backorder due to this delay and the list will likely get longer as the strike continues. This may also result in delayed shipping of the November Paper Pumpkin kit.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Feelin’ Like Fall

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It was a hot and dry summer here in Oregon, but it’s now feeling very much like fall.  It’s cool, gray, and rainy.  I never thought I’d be happy with that weather forecast, but we really need the rain.  Anyway, with cooler temperatures comes changing leaves.  I love seeing all the pretty leaves.  Most are still on the tree, but they will be in their fall splendor pretty soon.  (And that’s your unofficial Northwest Fall Foliage Report!  lol)  Eventually the ground will look like this:
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My dog looks so happy to be wearing his “Gentle Leader” collar. lol 
Happy Fall Ya’ll!