Monday, May 19, 2008

New Video Tutorial!!

I just posted a new video tutorial over at the Hen House!! The video shows how to make these super cute candy purses!! Head on over to the The Hen House and check it out!!

Sunday, May 18, 2008

An apology, and horn tootin'!!

First off, I want to apologize for the long silence! My computer was giving me fits! I could only get on it for about 5 minutes then it would lock up! I finally got desperate and purchased an external hard drive so I could dump some files to make more room on my computer, thinking that maybe the fact that I had less than 1 GB of space left on it was the problem!! I was able to free up about 25GB of space and it worked for about a day, then started locking up again! I finally got online long enough to find something to download to fix the problem. So far, so good! Now on to tooting a horn! My 11 year old daughter, Madison, is in choir at school and they were able to try out to sing a solo at the spring concert. She tried out along with 22 other kids from grades 6,7, & 8. She is in 6th. They were judged and could receive a score up to 100. She got a 96, the highest score out of all the kids that tried out!!! So, needless to say, she got to sing a solo. (they chose 3 soloists) She chose to sing " Wishing you were somehow here again" from Phantom of the Opera. Just a quick sidenote...all my kids love that that normal? Even my 7 year old son loves it and sings all the songs from it! I'm thinking they are a little geeky or something! Anyway, I have a video of her singing!! I know everyone in the world wants to hear her sing!!! The video quality isn't that great, and it is a little hard to hear the piano but, she still sounds great!! LOL So here it is!!! If you want, you can leave her a nice comment!! :)

Thursday, May 1, 2008

Fabulous Bags!!!

I wanted to tell you about some FABULOUS bags! I got a bag from Dailywindow and I am in love with it!! The one I got is called the Eight days a week bag! It is nice and roomy! The liner is a gorgeous apple green color (green just happens to be my favorite color!). In Stampin' Up colors, it is close to Green Galore!! I love the white stitching detail too!! There is a nice clear pocket on the front of the bag as well to display your cards!! Here are a couple of pictures of the bag I got, but be sure to go to their website to check out all the other wonderful bags they have! I may have to get the All Around Classic Tote too, then I'd be all set to carry all my supplies to my workshops!! You can click on the link over in my sidebar to go to their site!!! I promise you will love them!!!

Is that not gorgeous???? Now hurry up and order one........a girl can never have too many bags!!!

Stampin' Up! May Promos!!!

Stampin' Up! Is offering some FABULOUS promotions for the month of May!! Also, just in case you didn't know, the Occasions Mini Catalog dates have been extended to the end of June!!

Get On Board with Chipboard!
Promotion Dates: May 1-31, 2008
Promotion Details: Spend $35 on Stampin' Up! products and get 25 percent off any On Board items from the Spring-Summer Collection.

All On Board products (pages 178-179) qualify for this promotion.
Item Number Description
25% off retail price
109181 On Board Blossoms & Basics $11.21
109179 On Board Ginormous Pieces $11.21
107925 On Board Bitty Book $7.46
108495 On Board 5" x 5" Art Journal $5.21
107065 On Board Art Journal (5-3/4" x 8-3/4") $7.13
107307 On Board Accents $9.71
109182 On Board Lots of Letters $9.71
109180 On Board Simon Upper $9.71
107306 On Board Simon Lower $9.71
109192 On Board Clipboard (13" x 7-1/2") $11.96
109190 On Board Clipboard (9" x 9") $5.96
109191 On Board Clipboard (4-1/2" x 9") $4.88
110713 On Board Book Basics Large $5.96
110712 On Board Book Basics Small $4.46

There is no limit to the number of discounted chipboard products a customer may purchase once the qualifying order of $35 has been reached.
This offer is being made in conjunction with a Cutting Mat/Hobby Blade combo pack special offer.
Customer order deadlines:
Phone orders deadline: Friday, May 30, 2008; 7:00 PM (MT)
OEX orders deadline: Saturday, May 31, 2008; 11:50 PM (MT)

Cutting Combo Pack Special Offer
Promotion Dates: May 1-31, 2008
Promotion Details:
During the month of May, buy a Cutting Mat and get a Hobby Blade for FREE!

Customers must use the Cutting Combo Pack item number (113421) in order to receive the free Hobby Blade. There is no limit to the number of times a customer may participate in this offer.
This offer is being made in conjunction with the On Board with Chipboard promotion. Customer order deadlines:
Phone orders deadline: Friday, May 30, 2008; 7:00 PM (MT)
OEX orders deadline: Saturday, May 31, 2008; 11:50 PM (MT)

Hodgepodge Recruiting Promotion
Dates: May 1-31, 2008
Promotion Details: For the month of May, Join Stampin' Up! as a demonstrator and get 20 percent off the Starter Kit, PLUS a free tin of Hodgepodge Hardware (a $27.95 value).
Hodgepodge Hardware assortment choices include:
Item Description
105532 Aged Copper
105531 Antique Brass
105515 Pewter

Things to Remember:
New demonstrators can also purchase the Stampin' Memories Add-On to their Starter Kit for an additional $50.
The default finish on Hodgepodge Hardware will be Antique Brass; new demonstrators must choose a finish or they will receive the Antique Brass.
Only Hodgepodge Hardware from the Spring-Summer Collection 2008 qualifies for this promotion; Hodgepodge Hardware from Occasions Mini Collection 2008 does not qualify.
The promotional Starter Kit price will be applied automatically; you will not need to do anything on your orders to qualify new recruits for the special price.
Potential recruits can also use the online IDA form on your DBWS; they will still receive the free Hodgepodge Hardware kit and 20 percent off the Starter Kit. They'll just have to enter the finish of their hardware under the accessories area.
Starter Kit order forms and IDAs must be received
In-house: Friday, May 30, 2008, 7:00 PM (MT)
DBWS Online IDA: Saturday, May 31, 2008, 11:50 PM (MT)

I would love for you to join my team and this is a great time to join The Stampin' Up! family!! Email me at for more information!