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Thursday, June 27, 2013

We R Memory Keepers Envelope Punch Board !!!

SOLD OUT !!!! More on order !
Now in stock !!
I opened one up to try and it is amazing !!
The punch board will make envelopes from 2"x3.5" all the way up to 12.2" x 21.6".
Here's what you do ...
1. Choose the size you want to make.
2. Look on the board for the size to cut the paper. The info is all there !!
3. Line it up & punch.
4. Score.
5. Repeat.
6. Fold & glue.
DONE !!!!!
It is really impressive. It took me less than 5 minutes to open the package & make an envelope - the very first one !!!
Everything is one the board ... measurements & directions. The punch is super easy to use and there is even another built in punch that rounds the corner. And ... a little hide away for the scoring tool. ALL IN ONE PLACE !!!!!
(Can you tell I love it ??!)

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

And now we are wrapping up June ... wow.

Hello !
Well , here it is , the last week of June. Gosh. Hard to believe. Soon be fall (yay !!). Did I hear *BOOS* from the crowd ?! lol.
I am late posting this because I was waiting for some parcels to arrive so I could share the goodies. Well, I got one box late today and the others haven't arrived yet, so I better get to it . I'll post more when I get it unpacked !

CARD KIT of the WEEK :
This week's kit is colourful, cheerful, and celebratory ! You get the materials for all 3 cards as well as the HAPPY BIRTHDAY stamp ! And it is a super cute stamp. It can be used as is or can be coloured in - there are 2 little party hats & a candle included in the sentiment. It's fun to colour the hats to match whatever paper you are using it with - just use a marker or coloured pencil. It takes 2 seconds !
Anyway, you get the materials and the stamp for just $5. Leave a comment if you want any saved.
 

I also still have a few of the large kits for June left as well as various other weekly card kits. Leave a comment if there are any you are looking for !

BEAD PROJECT ...
Here's what I am putting together right now. They may be too simple to call them a kit ...;). I made them with 2 different sizes of crystal studded balls. They are fun, blingy, but still a little industrial with the gunmetal. I will post prices as soon as I get the supplies dug out of the box !!
Okay ... just bagged up the materials and they range from $4.19 to $5.65 a pair, depending on the size !


okay ... just made this pair ... love the sparkle !!
The materials are $4.69 and they take about 5 minutes to assemble !


PAPER :
* new stamps

* favourite stamps back in stock !


* 6x6 paper pads


* new Embossing folders

So drop in this week ! There will be more as I get it unpacked.
 Oh, and the Orange Ukulele will be here Thursday for lunch if you're hungry ! I highly recommend the Sweet Cheese !

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Large Kit, Small Kit ...

Hi !
EDIT ... The Orange Ukulele Food Truck will be set up here on Thursday from 11:30 to 2pm. Come for a deliciously cheesy melty lunch !!!

MONTHLY CARD KIT :


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Here is June's large card kit. You get all the materials ( tags, card bases, ribbon, crystals, doilies, flowers, paper, diecuts) for 7 cards (6 regular size and one large) + 3 tags. Just $10 for the kit + instructions. Limited quantities !

CARD KIT OF THE WEEK :
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This week's kit is for book lovers ! I loved this book paper so much, I made 2 cards with it. These would be great as birthday cards for your friend's who love to read, as friendship cards, or just because note cards !  You get all the materials for all 3 for just $5.

Leave a comment if you want any saved !!


Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Boxes Galore !!

Hi everyone !
I am looking at 5 big boxes piled by the cash so this post will be a short one ! I will add another post once I have some of them unpacked. (Beads & scrapbooking supplies !!)

Here's your update !!!
PAPER :
* 12x12 washi tape !! How fun ! Just cut up into whatever size strip you want !

* The Pier by Crate Paper ... lovely summery colours but still a bit vintage ... beautiful. The line also includes the 12x12 washi tape, awesome chipboard diecuts, and ephemera.



* more shimmer sheets back in stock including that lovely mother of pearl kind of colour.

* Embossing folders ... Basket Weave & Honeycomb ... great designs.

* restocked on some Tim Holtz items ( gears, rub ons, tags, etc..)
* super fun diecuts from Simple Stories ... use them on pages, in mini albums, on cards, or even as stencils. Bright , interactive, and fun !!

BEADS :
Oh ... great new stuff !!
* look at these new Chinese Crystals ... HOT HOT HOT !! Summer fun ! And they are priced from $1.99 to $2.99 per strand. Great colours, great prices !!


* lovely new end caps for large cords, multiple strands, braids, woven wire ... love these !!

* agate chunks ... by the strand or by the piece.

* FUN semi precious beads ... again , these just say SUMMER !!!

* more of the mother of pearl shell beads. Great beachy style.

* new Bead Looms from Beadalon !

* "Lovely Knots" .... a book that will teach you how to make all those gorgeous Chinese style knots. And the book is only $3.99 !! And look at all the new cords to use with it ... lovely indeed !


* nylon jaw pliers as well as other tools
* GLUE !!!! Back in sticky stock !!!

* ball chain ... back in stock ! By the yard or by the 100 ft roll.
* and still unpacking !!

Card Kit of the Week :
 Loss of Pet Sympathy Cards ...
Back by request. You get the materials for 3 cards - a dog card, a cat card, and a non-specific pet card. All have lovely messages of sympathy. All the materials for just $5.

Wedding/Anniversary Cards ...
These cards all use specialty papers and some fun accents. Scroll down to see the individual pictures.
Again, all the materials for 3 cards for just $5.
This is a really fun kit because of all the materials ... satin finish paper, transparency, sparkly glitter paper, rub ons, adhesive crystals, flowers, Peel Offs borders, seam binding ribbon, colour resist Mistables chipboard.
If you like the sparkly cards, I have them in packages. They are from David Tutera , a celebrity wedding planner. I have them in various styles - sparkly , pearlized, and various sizes and colours.

This card uses a beautiful satin striped cardstock and a colour resist butterfly that you can customize the colour. .

This card is a gorgeous sparkly iridescent paper.

This card makes use of a transparency as well as a border sticker and a rub on that comes with co-ordinating sticky backed bling.

 
And this has nothing to do with beads or scrapbooking ... or anything really. But I made this last night and it was super easy and quite good ... thought I would pass it along. Cake batter (devil's food!) cooked in a waffle iron ! Then add whipped cream, berries, and a nice sauce. Quick dessert !! Yum !
 
Have a great week and hope to see you !!
 


Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Guys, Grads, and ... music ?

Hello !
EDIT : Added a few more pictures !!
Lots this week for guys ... Father's day is coming and it's also a big sport season. So let's see what's here !

PAPER :
* lots of great guy papers ... sports, fishing, "Man Cave", Dad ....





BEATRIX POTTER Stamps !! So darned cute !!

* this is a great birthday stamp. Imagine stamping it and then colouring sections ... like Doodle Art ... remember that ??!

* GRADS ... cute stickers from Doodlebug as well as a little decoration kit. The kit on the left makes 6 diplomas, 9 grad caps, and 3 stars - great for a grad party or dinner !! I also have paper to match and will add photos when I get it unpacked !!


* handy tools

* great word/phrase stickers. Perfect for layouts, cards or collage. Only $1.20 per package !!
* beautiful music paper ... humhumhum ...
 
* fun teeny tiny wooden animals from Studio Calico .

* More stencils ...

* Prima ... a big thick heavy pad of amazing background papers. So pretty ! 48 sheets.




CARD KIT OF THE WEEK:
This kit is a "2 for" ... I have included 2 sets of tags so the cards can be made for Father's Day or just as birthday cards. You get all the materials for all 3 cards for just $5 as well as a road sign stamp (4 different ones).


And here's another little project ... remember the cute little BBQ stamp ? I made a quick card with it and kind of liked it ! The stamp is $1.49 and I have some available. But for an extra $1 , I'll throw in all the materials precut for you to make this card. Just $2.49 for the stamp & materials !!

And now for ...
BEADS :
I hope to get several things bagged up and put out this week including ball head pins, and metal beads.
COMING SOON :
*Just ordered some gorgeous HOT summer crystals ... neon colours !!
* Chinese knotting cords & instructions
* new bead looms
* great new earwires.

 Well, I'm off for now but will try to add more tomorrow ! Hope to see you this week !!