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Last Chance Sale-a-Bration

Patty Chenail

Well at midnight Mountain Time tonight Stampin' Up!'s Sale-a-Bration 2014 will draw to a close.  I have so loved working with these products that soon will no longer be available.

One of those products is the beautiful stamp set "See Ya Later" that was used on this card created by a fellow demonstrator Patty Chenail.  This is a stamp set with 4 different sayings but I love this one the most "Once in a lifetime you meet SOMEONE who changes evrything".

I am so blessed to say I have several of those people in my life that have changed everything.  The first of course is my main cheerleader, business patner, and love of my life Jay.

But I also have teachers that have changed everything and directed me down paths I never seen myself going.  And those very best girlfriends who I tease that we will always be best girlfriends as they know too much.

And last but not least Christ and my brothers and sisters in Christ, who change me completely.  I am so grateful.

So if you have not got this set, you may want to rethink, as for me everytime I read the words on this stamp it makes me smile. 

Farewell to Sale-a-Bration

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Sale-a-Bration Sale is coming to an end.  Just a little over two months of non-stop stamping with the wonderful stamp sets and accessories from this sale is about to come to an end on Monday, March 31, 2014.

I will have to admit when I first seen the flier in January, I was not in love with the products featured in this sale.  That has all changed and I will hate come Tuesday to have to put them away for good.

Have you added all the product from the Sale-a-Bration that you want?  You better take another look here at all the product before it is gone.

And if you have ever thought about signing up to be part of my Stamp Family the great deal on the kit is fading fast also.  This is an amazing deal $150 worth of product for $99 with free shipping and a 30% discount on your first order of $150 or more.

As demonstrators we just found out that we will be able to order six of  the new Blendabilities Markers Color Assortments on May 1, as part of the new-catalog sneak peek.  What does that mean to you?

If you sign up to be a demonstrator NOW, your first order of $150 or more, in which you get a 30% discount, could be for the New Blendabilities Marker Assortment and new sneak peek items from the catalog.  How Cool is that?  

Questions?  Give me a call 440-576-7130 or e-mail at  I would love for you to be part of my Stamp Family.

Products Used on this Card

  • #133774 Envelope Punch Board
  • #130137 2012-2014 Designer Series Paper Stacks 40 sheets: 4 each of 2 double-sided designs in 5 colors 12" x12"
  • #126858 Primrose Petal Classic Ink - Retiring June 1, 2014
  • #126860 Midnight Muse Classic Ink - Retiring June 1, 2014
  • #130514 Wood- Mount or #130517 Clear-Mount Gorgeous Grunge Stamp Set Set of 5 Stamps
  • #133533 Wood-Mount or #133536 Clear-Mount See Ya Later-Sale-a-Bration Set Free with $50 Purchase until March 31, 2014




Sale-a-Bration Coming to an End


Soon our biggest sale of the year Sale-a-Bration will be ending.  Did you get all the cool free items you wanted?

If not CLICK HERE and get them before it is to late and Sale-a-Bration is history.  March 31, 2014 is this coming Monday and the last day of this sale.

Also on Moday will be the end of our great promotion to join our Stamp Family for Only $99 and receive a $150 worth of product, with FREE shipping and the chance to attend National Convention FREE.  What are you waiting for?  JOIN NOW!!!


And if that wasn't enough, we also have our weekly specials listed below that are also only available through Monday, March 31, 2014.March 2527_n

Scalloped Tag Topper Punch Box

Scalloped Tag Topper Punch Box_Leigh Amburgey


Today's video is curiosity of Leigh Amburgey who shared with me samples from her wonderful product base class using the Scalloped Tag Topper.  I am so blessed to have Leigh in my Stamping Family.

I love the banner across the front of this box.  It is done with the Banner Blast Stamp Set.  This stamp set is a set of 10 stamps and you can't purchase it.  You can only get it free, but on until March 31, 2014.

How do you get it free?  By purchasing $50 of Stampin' Up! Supplies by March 31.  You can do that now in my Online Store and also receive Linda Loyalty Points.

The banner also uses another free item the Banner Punch.  This punch will be available in the New 2014-2015 Stampin' Up! Catalog that will be available June 1, 2014.  But why wait to purchase it, when you can get this punch free now, with a $50 purchase.

Cardstock Sizes for Box - 1 15/16" x 3" Scored at 3 1/2" x 4 1/2"and two pieces that measure 2" x 3" Scored at 1/2" along the 3" side.  For confetti I used a piece of cardstock that measured 1 1/2" x 3"

Product Used

  • #133324 Scalloped Tag Topper Punch
  • #133325 Fringe Scissors
  • #133551 Wood-Mount or #133554 Clear-Mount Banner Blast Stamp Set (set of 10 stamps) Free with a $50 Order only until March 31, 2014
  • #133519 Banner Punch Free with a $50 Order only until March 31, 2014
  • #126885 Stampin' Timmer


Creating Creped Filter Flowers

Creped Filter Flowers_Paper Flowers

I am so excited to share today's WOW Moment Video.  Aren't these flowers the cutest?  They are made with Stampin' Up!'s Creped Filter Paper and are one of the projects my customers and downline will make at my Retreat next weekend.

I so love doing my Stamp Retreats, as it allows me to do more advanced projects than what I can do at a normal workshop or class.  Have you ever attended one of my retreats?  Next weekend my gals will be making 20 projects, that is a fun-filled stamping weekend.

If you live in Northeast Ohio or Northwest Pennsylvania, I hope you make plans to join me this fall for upcoming stamp retreats that are held at Camp Judson in West Springfield, Pennsylvania.  I will do one the weekend of August 15-17 for members of my downline.  Not a member of my stamp family you have time to join us.

I will also do one October 24-26 for customers.  So watch my calendar and newsletter for updates.

Supplies Used:

  • #129393 Creped Filter Paper the look of tissue paper the strength of cardstock: 4 rectangles (each 6" x 12") and 8 circles (each 6")
  • #129372 Secret Garden Framelits
  • #126185 Stampin' Spritzer Bottles (pack of 2)
  • #119672 Daffodil Delight Classic Ink Refill
  • #10328 Real Red Classic Ink Refill
  • #125603 Blossom Punch
  • #117335 Perfect Polka Dot Embossing Folder
  • Light Floral Wire from Hardware Store or Craft Store
  • Rubbing Alcohol
  • Plastic Salt & Pepper Shakers Dollar Store


My Blog Post Was A Feature on a Link Party

Have you ever checked out a Link Party?  Well for the past several months I have been posting to them daily.  There are many of them out there.

Some of you may be asking what a Link Party is.  Well, it's a party where you can find fun new creative ideas and tasty recipes shared by amazingly talented people. Every day there are hundreds of these parties going on.

Bloggers stop by to link up their posts, and share with all the party goers.  By Joining in (both bloggers and non-bloggers) will discover new blogs, and be inspired to make something new, try a yummy recipe and most importantly make new friends!

Well I am excited to say that one of my post was a featured items from last's weeks posts on Monday at



Check HERE to go to Making Monday Link Party

While you are there for a visit, leave a comment and let them know you found them through my blog.  Make sure you make it a point to start checking out Link Parties.  I have been so enjoyed all the inspiration I am receiving from them to try something new.

Here is what they featured of mine from last week's party 

Double-gate fold_ Sweet Sorbet

Creative Fold Video Series

Gate Fold Card_Starburst Framelits

Today's creative fold video, you got it a gate-fold card.  Don't know why, but I am in the gate-fold card mode lately?  Seems like my creative fold series needs to be called, all the different ways to make a gate-fold card.  Sure hope you are enjoying.

Love the colors in this card with the basic black and blushing bride.  Don't think spring will ever arrive in Northeast Ohio.

Supplies Used

  • #131198 Blushing Bride Cardstock 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" to cut Starburst out of and a piece 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" for back of card
  • #121045 Basic Black 2" x 3 3/4" front flap of card
  • #100730 Whisper White Cardstock 1 3/4" x  3 1/2" front flap and a piece 4" x 5 1/4" inside of card that the two starburst gates adhere to
  • #132967 Starburst Framelits Set of 5 framelits-largest imagine is 4 11/16" in diameter.
  • #134817 Wood-Mount or #134818 Clear-Mount Starburst Sayings Bundle-Comes with Starburst Sayings Stamp Set-a set of 6 stamps plus the Starbrust Framelits set of 5 at a 15% discount when purchased in a bundle
  • #133212 Blessed Easter Stamp - single wood stamp
  • #131056 Wood-Mount or #131059 Clear-Mount A Dozen Thoughts Stamp Set Set of 12 verses
  • #131265 Blushing Bride Stampin' Write Marker
  • #131266 Pear Pizzaz Stampin' Write Marker
  • #102845 Blender Pens Set of 3
  • #126889 Stampin' Trimmer-a great cutting and scoring tool
  • #113439 Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine
  • #130658 Big Shot Magnetic Platform-great accessory for Big Shot Machine holds framelits in place


Don't Miss The Best Of Stamps

LAST CHANCE to get the BEST OF 25 YEARS with the purchase of special sets that were designed just for Stampin' Up!'s 25th Anniversary.

As part of Stampin' Up!'s 25-year anniversary celebration, they brought back some of our favorite stamp images from the last quarter century and combined them into 12 sets, which were released-one set per month-during 2013. Even better, along with some great classic images, each "Best of" set will also include a never-before-seen image!

March 31, 2014 is the last day to order these stamp sets......if there is something you want, don't miss out--order before the end of the month!

As a special incentive to collect the Best of stamps, Stampin' Up! included a collector's card and 25-year proof of purchase sticker with every Best of set. Collect six stickers, and send it in to redeem a FREE set of your choice valued up to $14.95! Free sets must be redeemed no later than April 30, 2014.

 Here is the Best of Flowers Set

Best Would you like to see all twelve sets before they are gone?  Check them out in my Online Store where you can order and receive Sale-a-Bration items free with a $50 Order and Linda's Loyalty Points.

You're Lovely Stamp Set

You're Lovely STamp Set_Tracy Spangler

This card is lovely and uses the stamp set "You're Lovely" which is a set of 5 stamps. You can get this set free, but only until March 31, 2014, during our Sale-a-Bration Sale.

There is another thing lovely about this card, it was made by Tracy Spangler of Jefferson.  Tracy holds a dear spot in my heart, because 17 years ago this May she is the one that told me I needed to sign up to be a demonstrator.

She drove about 25 miles to pick up the contract so "I" could sign up, so we could get a discount.  Who knew that by buying that stamp kit that 17 years later we both would be still enjoying the benefits of being a demonstrator, not just as a hobby.

Tracy and I both have enjoyed some pretty amazing trips together.  And lots of fond friendships a long the way.

This past week Tracy hit an all important milestone with $300,000 in personal sales.  Way to go Tracy so proud of you.  Thanks for being there for me the last 17 years with all your support and all the wonderful memories.

Do you want to join our Stamp Family?  We'd love to have you!  Now is the best time with the starter kit on sale for $99 and you get $150 worth of product with free shipping.  But you have to hurry as this sale ends March 31, 2014.

Click HERE now to start your stamping memories with our stamp family.

Supplies Used:

  • #131296 Baked Brown Sugar Cardstock 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" & 2 1/2" x 4 3/8"
  • #131298 Crisp Cantaloupe Cardstock 4" x 5 1/4"
  • #131294 Pistachio Pudding Cardstock 2 1/2" x 4 1/8"
  • #101650 Very Vanilla Cardstock 1 15/16" x 4" & Scrap for center punch out
  • #131174 Baked Brown Sugar Classic Ink
  • #131260 2013-2015 In Color Makers
  • #122967 Soft Suede Taffeta Ribbon 10 yards
  • #133324 Scalloped Tag Topper Punch
  • #119850 1 3/4" Circle Punch