One year ago………..

Congratulations to our beautiful daughter Kahealani and our son-in-law Christian on their 1st wedding anniversary.  Wishing you a lifetime of love, happiness and many blessings.  We love you both!

 

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Here’s the card I made for them.  Their wedding colors were red, white and black so I made the card with the same color scheme.  It’s hard to see it in the picture but the Basic Black cardstock is embossed with the Happy Heart embossing folder.

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas………..

Well not quite but I did get to play with one of my new Holiday Catalog bundles.  It’s called Santa’s Sleigh and I love it.  Here’s a few cards I made this past weekend.  Used the traditional Christmas colors of Real Red and the new Emerald Envy.  The deer were made with Crumb Cake and Soft Suede.  I used the Softly Falling Snow TIEF for all three backgrounds lightly sponged with Soft Sky classic ink.

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Santa's Sleigh Photopolymer Bundle

 

 

It’s one of the most wonderful times of the year……………

Time to turn the page on the calendar to September.  For the kids it means Summer vacation is over and for us crafters it means time for the new Holiday Catalog – woot woot!  This catalog did not disappoint.   Today is the first day that customers can order from the new holiday catalog.  If you did not get your catalog and would like one, you can email me and I’d be happy to get one to you.  Click on the image to view and take you to my online store.

I’ll be sharing videos showcasing new products.  Here’s the first two for today. 

but wait there’s more……………….

For a limited time, Stampin’ Up! is bringing back some special offers.  Click on the image below to see Week 1 Special Offers.  These offers will run from September 1st-7th so don’t miss out.

Special Offers

Weather Together

When I first saw this set, I knew I had to get it.  Not that I need much convincing but I just love these umbrellas.  These were the cards we made on Saturday.  I love how they turned out and the 3 dimensional umbrellas – so easy to make.

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Umbrella 1

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Umbrella 3

 

 

Holiday catalog sneak peek :)

Here’s  a sneak peek of the holiday catalog goodies.  Oh my – I just love this set.  It is so adorable and we haven’t had a gingerbread like this in years.  I think the last one similar was with the set called Scentsational Season.  Here are two cards I made with this set so far :).  The moose card is a shaker frame card.  I also used new DSP, In color enamel dots and ribbon.  Aren’t they adorable?  I just noticed, poor moose – he/she has some confetti in his/her mouth – lol!

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More Jars of Love……….

As expected, yesterday being my first day back at work after two weeks off was pretty brutal but I managed to survive day 1.  I do love what I do so that makes it easier.  I have a great boss and a very supportive team.

Today I’m sharing the other two cards I made this past weekend.  There is so much you can do with these jars.  These too were shaker frame cards.  I don’t think you can really see it in the photos but I did highlight the stamped images with the Wink of Stella.  I just love adding the bling – it truly makes a difference on your finished projects. 

I just noticed these photos came out kind of funky.  It doesn’t show the entire cards but trust me, they are really 5 1/2″ x 4 1/4″ cards.

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Don’t forget this stamp set is offered as a bundle which means 10% off! and who doesn’t like saving $?  Click on the image below to go to my online store.

Jar of Love Photopolymer Bundle

Have a fabulous Tuesday

All good things must end………..

After having the last two weeks off of work, today I head back.  I’ve really enjoyed these last two weeks off of work and I’m so proud that not once, not twice and not at all did I even take my work laptop out of its case.  This is probably a first for me.  I am one of those workaholics but for whatever reason I convinced myself, I left my computer in the bag.  Now with that being said, I know I will “pay for it” today when heading back to the office.  I’m sure there will be over 500 emails – what did we do before the computer age? 

Why is it that I feel so much more tired today than I did when I was working?  Could it be that we are actually more busy when we are trying to relax – lol?  My one regret about vacation was that I really didn’t get to craft as much as I hoped to :(.

This is the first of 3 cards we made this past weekend.  It is from the stamp set called Jar of Love and I made it into a shaker card – love the new adhesive strips.

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Christmas in August!!

I was so excited when I saw the UPS truck stopping at my house last week.  I finally had the chance to see what was in the goody box.  It’s my 1st holiday catalog order.  Yes, I will be placing another order very soon.  Here’s a preview of some of my goodies.

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Although I cannot show you the entire catalog, here is the cover.  Demonstrators can order in August and customers can order beginning September.  Contact me today if you would like a FREE catalog.

Stampin Up Holiday Catalog - Mary Fish www.stampinpretty.com

 

“Procraftinating”

I don’t even know if this is a word but I love it.  We’ve been on vacation for over a week now and the first 4 days we went camping and then we both have been working around the house.  I have not spent anytime in my craft room so my husband says to me yesterday, you’re “procraftinating” – meaning putting off on my crafting.  Trust me, it’s not something that I would ever do intentionally.  So with that in mind, I spent several hours in my craft room yesterday and had a great time.  I was able to create 9 different cards and two gift box patterns.  I’ll say it was worth procraftinating!  Here’s the first 4 cards I made using my new Thoughtful Branches stamp set and thinlits.  And yes, it’s offered as a bundle which means you save 10%.  Remember, this bundle is offered for a limited time only through August 31st or while supply last – so if you want it – don’t “procraftinate”!

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Thoughtful Branches 3

Thoughtful Branches Photopolymer Bundle

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Price: $52.00
 
Bundle and save! Buy these two coordinating products and save 10%.

Thoughtful Branches Photopolymer Stamp Set
Thank you. Thinking of you. I’m here for you. We have the words that you want to say. Stamp what you feel, then add a tranquil tree to complement your thoughts.
* Quantity: 23 photopolymer stamps
* Suggested clear blocks (sold separately): a, c, d, e, h

Beautiful Branches Thinlits Dies
* 9 dies
* Largest piece: 3″ x 3-1/2″ (7.6 x 8.9 cm)
* Use with Big Shot
* Use Precision Base Plate with detailed dies

Hope you enjoy my creations and have a fabulous day!