... just a few of the many things I MUST get done!

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Just received this info

Thought you might be interested in this show in Austin at the Travis County Expo Center, 7511 Decker Lane on January 23. If you need them I can provide easy directions - I've been there to a bead show (and my niece teaches at a school on Decker Lane.)

Tuesday, November 24, 2009


Class: Paperbag Book
Wed., Dec 2 at 6:00 p.m.
Fee $15

My lime green paperbag book is ready to go ... Here is the front of the book.

Each book contains 4 paperbags, and two acrylic covers. Paperbags are open to the right end so that tags can be placed inside, to give you room for more pictures. The final tag has 5 page protector pockets, which will give you room for 10 more pictures. Each one of the 8 pages gives you room for at least one 4 x 6 pictures, more if you crop them smaller!

Kits have been prepared for the pre-orders. If you would like a kit to put together on December 2 at poki's house, 6:30 p.m., please RSVP no later than Monday at noon! (It takes quite a while to cut a kit!!!)
Now I have to work on the Poinsettia book!

Monday, November 23, 2009

I'm working on the green paperbag book

The green book should be done soon -- no, not environmentally friendly "green" it's really green! - and will be posted when complete!

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Ginger Joy

TAC found "Ginger Joy" in the archive, and I bought two of them on my last order! One is sold (thanks, Beckie) and the other one is available for $8.26 ($6.95 + tax & shipping). Please let me know if you are interested, and I can hold it for you until I see you again! FYI "Ginger Joy" is the stamp we used to make the little gingerbread pin at Nov TECH!

Monday, November 16, 2009

Our LAST Christmas Card Club meeting for 2009

We have our last meeting of the Christmas Card Club on Wednesday, Nov. 18 at 6:30 p.m. Karen, Kim P, Beckie, and Pam H. have a FREE class this time. (They took advantage of my BUY 4 GET 1 FREE offer - thanks, ladies!) Others can attend - Fee is $10 or $12 for a Pre-Stamped Kit. Please RSVP by Tuesday at noon.

I haven't scanned the cards yet - and I have a class in about an hour, so I will be back later tonight with pictures!

I'M BACK - 3 hours later, and two projects completed for customers, and one started for me ... I'll finish it later, it's a Christmas present!

I've scanned the cards now - here they come!!!!

Gift card holder using holiday cheer stamp set and Merry Wishes SWIC pp (still available on "while supply lasts" sale!)

Card - Stamp set "Holly Jolly" - purchase with purchase set available for $2.95 with a qualifying order of $30.Card 3 - Stamp set Vintage Santa

Card 4 - PP created digitally, small poinsettia stamp not TAC

Card 5 - my personal favorite "fancy fold" Stamp set homespun holiday, Merry Wishes SWIC pp.

Back in late Spring when I came up with this idea for the Christmas Card Club, I wasn't sure that I could design 25 Christmas Cards! AND I DID IT!!!

Stay tuned for a new "Card Club" beginning the last week of January!

Saturday, November 14, 2009

Christmas Delights - Tis the Season...

Tis the season ... that we find delight in giving from our hearts and sharing our holiday cheer.

Because of your request we are excited and delighted to introduce these fabulous Limited Edition stamp sets that have been designed stragith from our he{art}! These Limited Editions are only available until December 31, 2009.

Each of these collectible sets are available now for purchase at their retial value. YES! You may order these sets at their retail value, purchase them with your Hostess Discount (20% - for anyone who wants to use it on December order, we can order up to $150 in merchandise at this discount!) or utilize your Half Price! (Since no one got the Hostess Half Price last time - poki got some stamp sets! Yeah! We will be using them in December!!!!)

And now here are the delightful pictures!

Noel Noel T-3259 - $21.95 retail (OR $17.58 with 20% Hostess discount, OR $10.98 Half price if you win that prize in December)
Christmas Memories T-3158 - $21.95 retail (OR $17.58 with 20% Hostess discount, OR $10.98 Half price if you win that prize in December)

An Original Recip T-3260 - $21.95 retail (OR $17.58 with 20% Hostess discount, OR $10.98 Half price if you win that prize in December)
Hugs & Kisses T-3261 - $8.95 Retail (OR $7.16 with 20% Hostess discount OR $$.48 Half price if you win that prize in December!)

Thursday, November 12, 2009

If you are planning to attend December TECH Squad on Dec. 9

One of the projects I have planned for December TECH requires a photo from you. Please do either of these things:
1. Bring a photo with you to TECH which we can cut down to 1 1/4" square (just a face) OR
2. E-mail me a photo which I can adjust to fit the 1 1/4" square. Be sure to include your last name in the photo name (i.e. Sawyerpix.jpg but use your last name, not mine!) I will adjust the photo to fit the square and print it for you and have the image cut to size before you get here! THIS IS THE METHOD I PREFER!
We will be making a Christmas ornament with the photo - many of my customers said they are bringing a pet picture! I plan on doing a couple of pet ornaments for a friend, but these will be on their way in the mail by the time we have TECH so I guess I'll just be forced to put Blake on my sample!

Monday, November 9, 2009

Check out the links I added

I added a link list in the right side bar to the Special Promotions currently going on at The Angel Company. You will also find a link to Mischelle's Savvy Projects blog (she's the owner of The Angel Company) and some wonderful NEW** Black & white download papers!

Killeen Retired Teachers auction a SUCCESS!

Thanks to my generous and talented friends (specifically Debra R, Mary S, BJ Taylor, Kathy G, Heather A, Pam H - and many others with whom I have swapped cards over the years) I was able to place 30 packs of cards in the auction today - THEY ALL SOLD! I'm not sure what our total was - somewhere around $130 I think! The auction raised at least $400 (I think) - when I know for sure I will post the total!
Thanks, Thanks, Thanks!

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Paper Bag book

I am beginning the process of designing the Paper Bag books for class on Dec. 2 at 2:00 and 6:00 p.m. Fee is $15. There will be two different designs, one whimsical with lime green and red, the other a little more formal with poinsettias. If you are interested in making the books (they may or may not be completed on Nov. 11!!) please let me know which style you would like. There are 4 books available in each style.
If you would like to do both of them, I will give you a price break on the second one - two books for $25 (saves you $5)
If I have more than 4 participants for either of the designs, I have additional product that can be substituted and stay within the style! Color family and style will remain the same, there will just be a different base for the book.
Be sure to check out the two bags (or books, if I should happen to get them done by Nov. 11) - I will definitely have the base books made. Just don't know if the embellishments will happen in time!