Category Archives: 2017 Sale-A-Bration Offerings

Post-It Notes Rock – in a Box!

By | March 28, 2017

My stamping friends came over this weekend to make some of our favorite spring cards: But it wasn’t all card stamping – Nancy S. brought me a  handcrafted “thank you” gift that I just love! She made this box with Watermelon Wonder cardstock and the coordinating Affectionately Yours Designer Series Paper Pack. A couple of… Read More »

Knitting is For the Birds!

By | March 20, 2017

So, I was reading PaperPuff’s recent blog post where she displayed a beautiful scarf she is knitting, and the very next day I saw an Associated Press story in the newspaper with the large headline, BARN YARN: Retirees knitting sweaters for chilly chickens: Synchronicity, I say! Our family in New England just weathered Winter Storm… Read More »

Romancing the Doilies!

By | March 14, 2017

Did you remember that we have two weeks left to earn free stamps and/or accessories with a minimum $50 purchase through Sale-A-Bration? Check out the link to the Sale-A-Bration catalog to see if you’ve gotten everything that you need before they retire! I have been working with the Avant Garden photopolymer set on page 5,… Read More »

Simply Sympathy

By | February 24, 2017

A friend of mine asked me if I would be willing to make a set of sympathy cards for her ladies’ auxiliary church group. I do occasionally accept commission work, so I have been working on set of 10 cards for her. I had already made five of the cards and realized that I was… Read More »

Black & White & Red All Over Swaps!

By | February 5, 2017

About a month ago I participated in a swap with my larger Stampin’ Up! group of fellow demonstrators, the Stampy Wackers. Although I did not make these cards myself, I did make others that I gave in trade for these. I don’t know the names of the stampers who designed these; otherwise I would give… Read More »

Companion Cards – Making a Matched Set!

By | January 30, 2017

Last time I posted a card made with the stamped image of the dragonfly from the Dragonfly Dreams set (left.) But there’s so much more that we can do with Dragonfly Dreams and the Detailed Dragonfly Thinlits dies (on page 26 of the spring Occasions catalog) so I used the same color scheme, ribbon and… Read More »

Stamping With New Friends!

By | January 8, 2017

Some of our Stamp Group friends couldn’t make it to our first meeting of 2017, because here in Northern California it is pouring rain on our drought-stricken landscape! However, we did have a new friend join us yesterday, and we’re very happy that Idalia came to introduce herself and stamp with us using some of… Read More »

Spring Occasions & Sale-A-Bration – New Stamps to Love Now!

By | January 5, 2017

Today is the day to fall in love with a new collection of stamps for all spring occasions (and to be rewarded with free products through Sale-A-Bration!) Click here to see the entire spring Occasions catalog .pdf, and check here to see all of the free Sale-A-Bration choices for each order of $50 that you… Read More »