Thursday, October 29, 2015

Happy Halloween

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So this card is a bit goofy.  I turned the owl upside down and turned him into a bat.  Silly, but I think it’s cute.  My husband didn’t love this card.  He suggested I try again.  Seriously though, if you can’t be silly for Halloween, then when can you?? 

Here in the Northwest it is predicted that Halloween will be a cool & wet night.  Normally my husband and I dress up.  This year we planned to wear our caveman/cavewoman costumes for handing out treats, but I think it’s going to be too cold.  That means it’ll be a good time to dress in our Hogwarts robes instead.  They are wool and very warm.  I just hope we have some kids show up in the rain to get some treats.  We’ll see. 

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Hope you have a happy, safe, & fun Halloween! 

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Deals of the Week

Deals for the Week of October 27th.  Enjoy!
Here is the Backorder list as of today:
26 October
  • 140536: Home for Christmas Enamel Dots (3,554 backordered; 5,040 expected)
  • 139638: Snowflake Elements (4,627 backordered; 2,052 expected. 15,120 more expected 25 November)
  • 123125: Cherry Cobbler Baker's Twine (480 backordered; 2,560 expected) 
  • 139647: To You and Yours Shaker Cards Project Kit (2,843 backordered; 2,500 expected. Date to be determined for next shipment)
27 October
  • 140931: Basic Black Archival Stampin' Pad (86 backordered; 1,800 expected)
30 October
  • 138288: Brick Wall Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (1,841 backordered; 4,680 expected)
  • 139666: Hearth & Home Thinlits Dies (13,522 backordered; 6,912 expected; 10,324 more expected 9 November)
  • 139673: Woodland Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (15,357 backordered; 9,792 expected. 6,048 more expected 15 November; 4,248 more expected 1 December)
  • 139622: Spider Web Paper Doilies (5,342 backordered; 3,150 expected. 6,930 more expected 9 November) 
  • 139670: Sleigh Ride Edgelits Dies (3,457 backordered; 1,536 expected. 4,896 more expected 1 December)
  • 138281: Lots of Labels Framelits Dies (453 backordered; 336 expected. Date to be determined for next shipment)
2 November
  • 139639: Home for Christmas Designer Buttons (749 backordered; 2,016 expected)
  • 13 November
  • 139683: Curvy Corner Trio Punch (2,283 backordered; 3,000 expected)
15 November
  • 138309: Fine-Tip Glue Pen (8,012 backordered; 10,700 expected)
  • 138283: Leaflets Framelits Dies (2,354 backordered; 912 expected. 5,040 more expected 1 December)
Date to be Determined
  • 139615: Real Red & Garden Green 1/8" (3.2 mm) Striped Ribbon (649 backordered)
  • 138401: Gold Metallic Thread (120 backordered)

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Halloween Fun (& A Little Something Scary!)

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This may be my favorite Halloween card ever.  It’s so cute and fun, yet so easy to make.  I especially love the itsy spider because I like spiders.  (I caught and released one that looked just like this today!  He was happy to go outside into the sunshine instead of hanging out on my computer desk.)  I really don’t make many cards for Halloween, but I do make special treat bags.  This year I’m using the September Paper Pumpkin to create some cute things. 

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And now for the really scary part of this post….

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Remember the 15% Off stamp sale I told you about on Sunday?  Well it’s almost over.  Eeekkkk!  If you haven’t ordered yet, be sure to do so before the sale ends on Friday, October 23rd.  Not saving $$$ is really, really scary! 

Monday, October 19, 2015

Did Someone Say Sale??? (Plus weekly deals...)

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There is a big sale happening for the next couple of days and you don’t want to miss it!  You know those stamp sets in the holiday catalog that are on your wish list?  Now they are 15% off!  Still have a long list of stamps you want from the annual catalog?  Those stamps are 15% off too!  It’s a great time to buy items on your wish list, get ready for the holidays, and even pick out gifts for crafty friends. 
**Stamp sets that are part of a bundle are already discounted, so there will be no additional discount on the bundles.  Also, the hostess sets are not included in the sale.**

Also, here are this week's deals:

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Deals of the Week!

Here are this week's sale items.


I also wanted to let you know about the backorder situation. Here is the current report with expected dates that the items will be available.

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13 October

  • 101731: Whisper White Craft Stampin' Pad
  • 139584: Happy Haunting Designer Series Paper
  • 139670: Sleigh Ride Edgelits Dies
  • 139657: Square Pillow Box Thinlits Dies
  • 139666: Hearth & Home Thinlits Dies (11,150 backordered; 3,120 expected. Date to be determined for next shipment)
  • 139647: To You and Yours Shaker Cards Project Kit (3,313 backordered; 2,500 expected. 2,500 more expected 19 October)
15 October

  • 139673: Woodland Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (10,657 backordered; 4,824 expected. Date to be determined for next shipment)
  • 138309: Fine-Tip Glue Pen
20 October

  • 139643: Reindeer Paper Clips
21 October

  • 139683: Curvy Corner Trio Punch
30 October

  • 139622: Spider Web Paper Doilies  (**This makes me very sad since these won't be in stock in time for Halloween..)
  • 140536: Home for Christmas Enamel Dots

Thursday, October 8, 2015

All About Ornaments

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Are you attending the 2CousinsEvents crop on the 17th of this month?  If so, I’d love to have you sign up for my ornament themed class.  We’ll be making the ornament, as well as two Christmas cards. 

And if you’re not local, you can still make the Christmas ornament.  I have all the instructions listed here.   It takes a little time to make, but it’s SO worth every second.  Happy Stamping!

Saturday, October 3, 2015

World Cardmaking Day!

Calling all card makers!  Today is your day.  It’s World Cardmaking Day.  Are you going to craft today?  I hope to make at least one card today and hope that you’ll do the same.  Here was a set of cards I taught the scrapbookers to make last month at the 2Cousins crop.  These cards are surprisingly easy because they are primarily composed of designer paper.  I love them! 
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Happy Card Making!