Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Weekly Deals 9/20 to 10/6

What a morning!
I love to wake up to see what Stampin' UP! is willing to share at a discount!
Check out these amazing DEALS:
 
Alphabet Rotary Stamp 133769
Price: $14.95 $11.21
                                               
Includes alphabet and basic punctuation to create your own phrases.
Banner Punch 133519
Price: $12.95 $9.71
For The Birds Wood Stamp Set 132001
Price: $32.95 $24.71
Ooh, can you handle the cuteness? These simple wood mount bird images will almost fly off the page once you've put your watercoloring skills to work and blended them to perfection. Set Quantity: 8.


Hearts Border Punch 133784
Price: $15.95 $11.96
Punches are a quick and easy way to add interest, dimension, and color to your cards, tags, and scrapbook pages. You can glue punched shapes directly onto your projects or layer a sheet of cardstock that has been punched over a coordinating cardstock for a reverse effect.

■ Sleek body style
■ Large surface area offers precise cutting and leverage
■ Locks to store


Hip Hip Hooray Card Kit 134998
Price: $19.95 $14.96
Hooray for quick, handcrafted cards! Includes 20 printed card bases (10 ea. of 2 designs), 5 sticker sheets, 20 Kraft envelopes, 1 sheet of StampinÕ Dimensionals¨, 18' Whisper White BakerÕs Twine; 10 mini paperclips; 3-piece Hip Hip Hooray Stamp Set & clear stamp block; 1 Basic Gray StampinÕ Spot. Also available in Spanish and French.
Sweet Details Photobook Template - Digital Download 125742
Price: $17.95 $10.77
This download was added on 5/1/2011

Easily create a lively spring-themed photobook using this 24-page 11" x 8-1/2" designer template. Coordinating colors include Baja Breeze, Crumb Cake, Pear Pizzazz, So Saffron, and Very Vanilla. Download included in My Digital Studio Express content (item 124483).


Ticket Duo Builder Punch 126883
Price: $15.95 $11.96
Punches are a quick and easy way to add interest, dimension, and color to your cards, tags, and scrapbook pages. You can glue punched shapes directly onto your projects or layer a sheet of cardstock that has been punched over a coordinating cardstock for a reverse effect.

■ Sleek body style
■ Large surface area offers precise cutting and leverage
■ Locks to store
■ Slim and stackable


Very Vintage Designer Buttons 129327
Price: $5.95 $4.46
24 vanilla buttons: 8 ea. of 3 designs. 7/8", 3/4".

I hope you enjoy these deals!
I am off to shop!
Stay tuned for details TOMORROW for our Save & Stock Deals!
Use Hostess Code:
96PU3ZPX
***Mystery Hostess Products Available!***
Cary
XXXOOO




Monday, September 29, 2014

Happy Homemaker Monday 9/29/14

 

As I look outside my window:
It appears dark and gloomy... but there is so much excitement for the day brings me two little angles to play with while my kids go to school, and by the time the fog dissipates we three girls will be having a blast! 

Right now I am:
Planning my Birthday BUNCO Bash for Friday night, Kathy Jo's gathering for Saturday and I am planning Gabriella's birthday for Saturday... she turns the big 15!

Thinking and pondering:
Life is so short, we must celebrate the little and the big things! 

On my bedside table:
Finally... my bible is there to rest for the day... it has traveled around the past few weeks.

On my TV this week:
I hope to find something to keep me occupied at night as I create away!

Listening to:
The washing machine and the dryer, oh how I love to return to laundry!

On the menu for this week:
Monday - Spaghetti bake
Tuesday - Meatloaf, I have a new recipe!
Wednesday - World Vegetarian Day... so it will be stir fry!
Thursday - Potato Soup
Friday - Frightful Fish
Saturday - Hamburgers loaded with blue cheese
Sunday - Turkey Dinner
 

On my to do list:
Clean the floors and the garage!
 

Happening this week:
Monday - Kylie and Lily here today!
Tuesday -  Kylie here, Baking and crafting!
Wednesday - Kylie & Lily are taking me to Rockin' Tots!
Thursday - DSRWC Board Meeting, and party preparations!
Friday -  Kirsten and Allison Birthday BUNCO!!
Saturday- Kathy Jo's Gathering
Sunday -  Happy 15th Birthday Gabriella

What I am creating:
World Cardmaking Day Projects, BUNCO projects and a few other treats.
 
My simple pleasure:
my morning walks, naps... and Y& R

Homemaking tips: 
brown bananas freeze beautifully and when defrosted make yummy bread, or while frozen add dimension to a smoothie!
 
Looking around the house:
I am blessed to be surrounded by the ones I love.
  
From the camera:
While in Ontario this past weekend I had the privilege to attend a bachelorette party for Carol Lopez!
So much fun!
 

Prayer List:
Loads of positive thoughts and prayers go out to friends battling cancer, depression and other illness.  My heart lifts up the middle east and those in other counties affected by Russia. I pray for my family to be honest, hardworking and stealth hands of the Lord.  I pray that I can make a few more people happy via Random Acts of Kindness! Lifting up the LEO community that has lost many officers this past week... doing a thankless job.  

Bible verse, Devotional:
37 No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us.
 Romans 8:37
 
Cary
XXXOOO

ps... want to know where I got this crazy way to share more of myself with you?
Meet my inspiration and a very talented SAHM HERE

Sunday, September 28, 2014

More Photopolymer Stamp Sets I LOVE!

I am looking to CASE some Photopolymer inspired cards...
Check out these Stampin' Up! exclusive sets
you can join me in the fun times!
Bravo Photopolymer Stamp Set 135380
Price: $25.95
They're big, bold, and ready to declare your best wishes. The photopolymer images are large enough to be the focal point of your cards and projects.

Set quantity: 13

Calling All Heroes Photopolymer Stamp Set 138002
Price: $25.95
A nod to comic book excitement, this set has a full stylized alphabet with builder pieces to create your own customized superhero or villain. Recommended clear block sizes are A, B, C and I (not included in the set).
Chalk Lines Photopolymer Stamp Set 135005
Price: $15.95
Get out your chalk and start drawing. Oh wait, you don't need to because the Chalk Lines photopolymer set the drawing is done for you without all the mess of chalk dust!

Set quantity: 4


Cheerful Tags Photopolymer Stamp Set 135065
Price: $13.95
Tag, you're it! You won't have to chase down holiday cheer with this stylish stamp set featuring essential designs for gift giving. Coordinates with Note Tag Punch. Photopolymer. Set quantity: 7.

Christmas Bliss Photopolymer Stamp Set 138897
Price: $15.95
Christmas imagery that is perfect for beautiful holiday cards and tags. Recommended clear block sizes are H, C, and G (not included in the set).

Our photopolymer stamps offer a versatile all-clear stamping option. You'll find that our photopolymer is top-quality and gives a perfectly stamped image every time. The stamps stick amazingly well to our clear blocks and are easy to place just where you want them. And best of all, you get to enjoy tons of images for a great price!

Set Quantity: 11

Christmas Tagables Photopolymer Stamp Set 134623
Price: $13.95
Christmas is a time for tags; you need tags for gifts and treats for everyone. This photopolymer stamp set coordinates with the Pop & Place Holiday Gift Tags Book to help make it easy to create tags. Our photopolymer stamps offer a versatile all-clear stamping option. You’ll find that our photopolymer is top-quality and gives a perfectly stamped image every time. The stamps stick amazingly well to our clear blocks (we recommend using the C block with this stamp set) and are easy to place just where you want them. And best of all, you get to enjoy tons of images for a great price!

Countless Sayings 1 Photopolymer Stamp Set 135892
Price: $13.95
Say it all with our Countless Sayings 1 Photopolymer Stamp Set. With everything from “love stinks” to “love your face” you’ll never be at a loss for words with this set.

We recommend clear block sizes A, B, G, H, I, and E (not included in the set).

Set Quantity: 17

Countless Sayings 2 Photopolymer Stamp Set 135893
Price: $13.95
Say it all with our Countless Sayings 2 Photopolymer Stamp Set. With everything from “happy birthday” to “you’re so sweet” you’ll never be at a loss for words with this set.

We recommend clear block sizes A, B, G, H, I, and E (not included in the set).

Set Quantity: 23
Dear Heart Photopolymer Stamp Set 138157
Price: $25.95
This companion to the Sweetie Pie Photopolymer Stamp Set has the cute boy images so many have been asking for! Recommended clear block sizes are A, B, C & G (not included in the set).

Set Quantity: 26


Dotty Angles Photopolymer Stamp Set 133658
Price: $15.95
                                                 You'll love how these geometric photopolymer images will have you keeping up with the trends and creating some of the most fabulous art around. Whether you're creating a sea of triangles or a dotty border, you'll love the versatility and excitement these.

Remember, I am CASEing cards made with the above stamp sets.
If you have made a card with one of the above sets
contact me!
If you purchase any of these adorable sets use
HOSTESS CODE:
 96PU3ZPX
You could win the Mystery Hostess Prize!
Happy Stamping!
Cary
XXXOOO

 





Saturday, September 27, 2014

I LOVE PHOTOPOLYMER STAMPS!

I really love the Photopolymer Stamp Sets offered by Stampin' Up!
I wanted to share a few of the images from the exclusive collections.
If you have a card to share from any of these sets let me know so I can CASE YOU!
 
 
25 Days Photopolymer Stamp Set 135041
Price: $25.95
Make the holidays count by counting down the days with this creative photopolymer set. Perfect for stamping advent calendars, it's sure to be a centerpiece of your season. Set quantity: 25.
Age Awareness Photopolymer Stamp Set 135381
Price: $15.95
Mix and match these humorous and irreverent reminders that birthdays make us remember our age. With a mix of fonts, styles, and images you'll find something in this photopolymer set that makes you chuckle.

Set quantity: 15
Another Thank You Photopolymer Stamp Set 136835
Price: $15.95
How many ways can you say thank you? Well, with this set there are at least 7 ways in different sizes and fonts for the perfect fit. These photopolymer images make it easy to see where you're stamping too!

Set quantity: 10

Back To Basics Alphabet Photopolymer Stamp Set 133742
Price: $15.95
It's a fabulous photopolymer double alphabet set, and you can believe you'll get lots of use out of this set. Whether you're going for all caps or putting dates on your projects, this is the set you'll reach for!

Set quantity: 74


Bite Me Photopolymer Stamp Set 134622
Price: $13.95
Go ahead and say, “Bite me!” all you want—this photopolymer stamp set gives you permission. With creepy splotches, spiders, and webs, this set will help you go all out on Halloween projects or party favors.
We recommend clear block sizes A, G, H, and E (not included in the set).
Our photopolymer stamps offer a versatile all-clear stamping option. You’ll find that our photopolymer is top-quality and gives a perfectly stamped image every time. The stamps stick amazingly well to our clear blocks and are easy to place just where you want them. And best of all, you get to enjoy tons of images for a great price!

Blockhead Alphabet Photopolymer Stamp Set 133667
Price: $15.95
Make a bold statement with this photopolymer alphabet set that also includes numbers and some of our most loved symbols and punctuation.

Set quantity: 50


Bombs Away Birthday Photopolymer Stamp Set 133411
Price: $13.95
Use this exclusive photopolymer birthday set for catchy and unique greetings that will make your special someone smile. We recommend clear block sizes C & H (not included in the set).

Borderettes Photopolymer Stamp Set 133662
Price: $15.95
When you just need a tiny accent to an already great layout, you'll want the delicate detail of the Borderettes photopolymer set. There, now it's perfect!

Set quantity: 8


Bordering Blooms Photopolymer Stamp Set 133660
Price: $15.95
You line your walkways with flowers, so wouldn't you want to line other projects with blooms? This photopolymer set will have you putting floral borders around everything with the repeating patterns and endless beauty.

Set quantity: 4

Boutique Borders Photopolymer Stamp Set 133661
Price: $15.95
Don't you love it when you can create a repeating pattern that will take you the length (or width) of your project no matter the size? This photopolymer set does just that with three borders that can keep on going, you'll love what you can do with it!

Remember to use HOSTESS CODE:
96PU3ZPX
to be entered for
the mystery hostess drawing!
Happy Stamping!
Cary
XXXOOO






Friday, September 26, 2014

Happy New Home CASE

I have two friends that have moved and one that is about to move.  
So... I have to make them some cards.
When I was glancing around the blogs I follow I found this card...
It is simply to the point and I had to CASE it.
Here is my version:
Supplies used to make this CASE were: 
Coastal Cabana Cardstock, Whisper White Cardstock, Memento Balck Ink, Holiday Home Stamp Set, Daffodil Delight Stampin' Write Marker, Coastal Cabana Stampin' Write Marker, Real Red Stampin' Write Marker, Beach House Washi Tape, And Dimensional's.
 

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Treat Yourself

My goodness... I am starting to get my freaky on... Pumpkins are almost ready to come out of the garden. More pumpkins found their way into my shopping cart today and a few bags of Halloween Candy. I just found out that two of the sweetest people have a Halloween birthday! They are both an inspiration for sisters everywhere. I think twins have a special formula to lift each other up and all those around them!  I have a few ideas on how to treat them ..
But here is a start:
I CASE'd this card from ideas that the SU had on their Artsian Blog.
Then Lorraine made this card and I loved it more... She can always bring a card to life!

Supplies: 
Smokey Slate Cardstock, Basic Black Cardstock, Whisper White Cardstock, Pumpkin Pie Cardstock, Sweet Taffy DSP, Tiny Triangles Embossing Folder, Basic Black Baker's Twine, Memento Black, pumpkin Pie Stampin' Pad, Daffodil Delight Stampin' Pad, Tempting Tourquoise Stampin' Pad, Banner Framelits, Banner Punch, Glue Dots, @So Social Stamp Set, Freaky Friends Stamp Set and SNAIL.

I hope you like the new stamp sets? Wanna play more? I have a few bags of Halloween Treats! I may have purchased a few more pumpkins too!

Off to floss after all the chocolate and candy corns that I had to eat (ya right)!
Cary
XXXOOO

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

A CASE of Kittens

Not the CASE I was talking about... but pretty cute!
 
Love Pinterest? I do! I tend to pin multiple new ideas a day.
Card ideas and recipes top my pins,
but I dabble in the decor, clothing and inspiring ideas of others.
In defense of my pins... My friends entice me daily too!
So the other day my friend Emi pinned this...
And I CASE'd it into this:
Supplies used to make this trio of fun:
Whisper White Cardstock, Basic Black Cardstock, Tangerine Tango Cardstock, Large Polka Dot Embossing Folder, Banner Framelits, Chalk Pen, Linen Thread, And Many More Stamp Set, Neutrals Candy Dots, and googlie eyes!

Stop by my open house to learn more about some four legged friends cards in the future!
Hugs!
Cary
XXXOOO

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Weekly Deals 9/23 - 9/29

Ohhh Boy!  Loving the specials...
Eclectic Paper-Piercing Pack 133778
Price: $7.95 $5.96
Coordinates with Curly Label, Decorative Label, Scallop Oval Punches; Apothecary Accents, Circles Collection Framelits Dies; Large Scallop Edgelits Die.
Faces I Love Swatchbook Template - Digital Download 134595
Price: $12.95 $7.77
This download was added on 5/14/2013

Download includes:
* 26-page swatchbook template
* 39-piece SVG stamp brush set

Features:
* Digital exclusive
* Help your little ones learn all the faces they love with this darling book

Colors:
Basic Gray, Crumb Cake, Lucky Limeade, Melon Mambo, Midnight Muse, Pool Party, Pumpkin Pie

Festive Paper-Piercing Pack 127857
Price: $7.95 $5.96
Coordinates with Labels Collection, Window Frames Collections Framelits Dies.
Gold Glitz Dazzling Details 133755
Price: $2.50 $1.88
Glitter adhesive. Dazzle and sparkle with less mess. Narrow tip for precise application. Nontoxic; acid free. 0.6 fl. oz.
Hamburger Box Bigz Xl Die 133724
Price: $42.95 $32.21
Makes a hamburger box. 4" x 3-1/4" x 1-1/4"
Coordinates with Fast-Food Friends, Num-Num Stamp Sets.

Occasions Paper-Piercing Pack 129387
Price: $7.95 $5.96
Coordinates with Curly Label, Decorative Label, Scallop Oval Punches; Apothecary Accents, Circles Collection Framelits Dies; Large Scallop Edgelits Die.
Ovals Collection Framelits Die 129381
Price: $26.95 $20.21
Cut your stamped images, create layers and frames! 7 layering dies. Largest image: 4-1/4" x 5-1/8". Coordinates with Tea Party Stamp Set.
Party Pennants Bigz L Die 133732
Price: $32.95 $24.71
Fast and easy cutting—shapes, 3-D items, and more. Largest image: 2-5/8" x 4-1/2".

I am excited about putting these products to use! 
Tune in for samples using these amazing products!
If you decide to get these cool SU products use Hostess Code:96PU3ZPX
for an opportunity to be the mystery hostess!

Happy Crafting!
Cary
XXXOOO

Monday, September 22, 2014

Happy Homemaker Monday 9/22/14

 

As I look outside my window:
The fog is chilling out the last day of summer.

Right now I am:
Right now I am in the constant fight for my son to eat anything before we head to school... the countdown starts and he always fights me past the last minute we can go... oh how I love the one that inherited my stubborn streak!

Thinking and pondering:
 How wonderful it was to meet all the wonderful ladies at the 96th Annual Western States Region and how amazing the 11 states included in our region are. The amazing volunteer and charity work done my Federated Ladies is awesome!

On my bedside table:
Would you believe nothing?  That is right... I think somebody's hubby cleaned while she was gone.

On my TV this week:
No time for TV... but you may find me watching the Voice... I love Gwen Stefani!
 
Listening to:
 My son slurping his cereal into his mouth.... yay!  We are late but he is fed! Mission accomplished!

On the menu for this week:
Monday - Breakfast... pancakes and sausage
Tuesday - Spaghetti and Meatballs
Wednesday - Grilled Chicken Salad
Thursday -  BBQ Pulled Pork
Friday -  Chinese Chicken Salad
Saturday - Tacos
Sunday - Meatloaf
 

On my to do list:
Pack for Ontario
Prep for three gatherings next week!
 

Happening this week:
Monday - Kylie and Lily here today!
Tuesday -  Kylie & Lily here, Baking and crafting!
Wednesday - Kylie & Lily here today! 
Thursday -  Flying to Ontario and spending a few hours in the USO

Friday -  CFWC Fall Board 
Saturday- CFWC Fall Board

Sunday -  Hurry home, there is an SU Open House awaiting me!

What I am creating:
World Cardmaking Day Projects, BUNCO projects and a few other treats.
 
My simple pleasure:
my morning walks, naps... and Y& R

Homemaking tips: 
if you have not worn it in a few years let it go, if it comes back in style you can regret it then!
 
Looking around the house:
I am blessed to be surrounded by the ones I love.
  
From the camera:


 I know this is not the best selfie... but... Look who I was able to meet: GFWC International President Babs Condon, GFWC International President Elect Sheila Shea, Western State Regions President Bonnie Walden, my pal Barbara Chavez... and ME!  Sheila said it was her first SELFIE EVER! To be standing next to these four amazing women is an honor!

Prayer List:
Loads of positive thoughts and prayers go out to friends battling cancer, depression and other illness.  My heart lifts up the middle east and those in other counties affected by Russia. I pray for my family to be honest, hardworking and stealth hands of the Lord.  I pray that I can make a few more people happy via Random Acts of Kindness! Lifting up the LEO community that has lost many officers this past week... doing a thankless job.  

Bible verse, Devotional:
 Count it all joy, my brothers, [1] when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing
James 1:2-4
 
Cary
XXXOOO

ps... want to know where I got this crazy way to share more of myself with you?
Meet my inspiration and a very talented SAHM HERE