Friday, 19 February 2016

Grateful Bunch

Evening all

Playing with these new little goodies this evening.....

.....along with about 15 different colours haha decisions decisions!!

Still love getting my new box from Mr UPS - always a little something for me in there.

I am hoping to catch up with my birthday cards by doing a few of each colour so that I have a few in the box for when I need them

Will be back later to show you how I got on :)

Hugs Sam xx

Wednesday, 17 February 2016

Weekly Deals 17.2.16

Evening all

Weekly deals again..... where do the week go!

So again we have a marvelous selection of deals for you this week

2 lots of Framelits - the cute Bear Hugs and the wicked little Tags and Labels set - hmm yep I need those haha.

We then have the AMAZING Confetti Stars Punch - this is great for birthday for both girls and boy cards - love this

But then we also have the Petite Petals Wood Mount Stamp Set at just £10.50!! if you don't have this you NEED it 

And finally the Envelope Punch board - now this is something that I have used loads when making boxes for cards and pressies.  There are so many wonderful YouTube videos using this.... check them out and them come back and buy :)

Hope to see you all soon

Hugs Sam xx

Sunday, 14 February 2016

Valentine Day 2016

Afternoon all

Thought I would show you the valentine card I made for Mr C.  I do have to admit that it was a last minute make as things have just been really busy at the moment.

Mr C does appreciate a hand-made card, but likes a keep it simple version.... so here goes!


I used DSP from Going Places... cute little arrows & perfect for valentines.  It had to be Real Red card stock and the stamps are from Hello Life and Sophisticated Serifs (retired) but you could choose the Larger Than Life Alphabet and Numbers from the annual catalog as an alternative :)

Just wanted to show you these arrows close up! they are super cute

Don't forgot those last minute orders if you still want one of the limited SAB set :) You only have until tomorrow!!

Hugs Sam xxx
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Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Weekly Deals 10th Feb 2016

It's time for weekly deals again

OMG - they are amazing this week!!

I am so ordering the banner dies - I only added them to my wish list 2 weeks ago! BONUS!!!  I also need the metric scoring plate.... been thinking about this for a while - and with 25% off it will simply have to be purchased! I will also be ordering a tonne of the silver ribbon as it is one of my favorites!

Phew - good job I already have the Work of Art stamp set and the gift card thinlits dies lol

I LOVE weekly deals! :)

Get to my shop now HERE and order them!! 

Hugs Sam xx

Tuesday, 9 February 2016

Sale-A-Bration 2016 Freebies - get yours while you can

Hello all

Just wanted to blog to remind you all that the limited products are now only available for another week!!  This time next week we will have new ones and yes that is also very exciting, but I don't want you to miss out if you still want to get your hands on any of these lovely items!

Sky is the limit - stamp set

Perfectly Artistic - Designer Series Paper

Hello - stamp set

You will NOT be able to purchase these after Monday 15th February!!  If you want them get your orders in.

Remember you can choose 1 free gift with every £45.00 (before shipping costs) that you spend, and there is no limit on the number of free gifts!!

So what can I tempt you with.......

How about stocking up on essentials? White card stock, Kraft card, envelopes, note cards, fast fuse adhesive, glue dots and some jewels and pearls.... lots of stuff for £46.25!!

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How about one of the new bundles in the summer catalog like the Number of Years Stamp set + Large Numbers Framelets Dies £44.00 .... you only need to add something for £1 to get your freebie!

So what ever you do - don't miss out.

I am putting a little cheeky order in this Friday, if anyone wants to save on postage and wants to collect from me at home or work :)

Hugs Sam xx

Monday, 8 February 2016

Storage of Stampin' Up! stuff

Hello all

Sorry for my lack of posts but I have has a horrid cold for the last few days and just not felt like doing much crafting.... but I have done a little bit of sorting :) do you wanna see??

I decided that I needed some better storage for my stamp sets as I love to be able to see what I have and even though they are tucked away in my (Ikea) cupboards, I want to be able to access them easily when I open the door.

I found these little boxes in Ikea (how did we cope before Ikea?)
Now they did need a little 'adjustment' when I got them as the have a small piece of plastic on the inside that stops the drawer from falling out.... but means that I could not have my stamps sets stood up... so it had to go! This only took a few minutes with my craft knife and then these little drawers were perfect!  I have 4 (3 for new stuff and 1 for my retired)... not quiet enough, but still have a little room on top for my extra's lol.

I then decided I needed new storage for my A4 card.  I am still learning the names, so I first made myself a color chart and then started to file my card in A4 plastic pockets.  The ones that I got were from Amazon and are a really nice thickness and extra wide - so they hold a full pack of card :) For the ones that I had a full pack of card I also cut out the little bar code number so I have it to hand when I am making my cards for my stock list.  Love making my work much easier to do :) 

Just hope I have the right names on the colors now!

Be back soon with some new cards and also some news about the next Sale-A-Bration freebies that you can earn from 16th February!!  Make sure you have the ones that are limited stock if you want them as you will only be able to get them up until the 15th!!

Sam xxx

Wednesday, 3 February 2016

Weekly Deals 3.2.16

Hello all

Back again this week with the new weekly offers

Some lovely items this week... on a Christmas theme!! Well they do say we need to start early for all those Christmas cards haha

So we have the Thinlets Ornaments, Snow Flurry Punch {hearts} one of my favorites! and then Wondrous Wreath and Sheltering Tree - which both can be adapted for Christmas and any other time of the year cards  :)  and some LOVELY pearls to co-ordinate.  Some really good bargains again.

Don't forgot to also check out the clearance section of my SHOP - you might find a few more little gems to add to your basket

See you soon

Hugs Sam xxx
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Tuesday, 2 February 2016

Hello life!

Evening all

Been having a little play with this lovely little stamp set this evening, why is it you never really know what you are going to do with a card until you start to play!

I started tonight session by embossing the World Traveler Textured Impression Folder...... hmm, another day for that one!

I then got out a piece of the DSP Have a Cuppa.... oooo love these colours! Bermuda Bay, Melon Mambo and Pool Party WOW!  Then this lovely stamp set - Hello Life and wow we have a card :)

Hints and Tips
Make you own patterned papers -  I love DSP but I only like to use a little haha! So by using the stamps in the sets you can make your own with a little ink and card.  I used Melon Mambo ink on Melon Mambo Cardstock with a little Bermuda Bay ink for highlights.  

Look forward to seeing you back soon and let me know if you need anything and the details for my SHOP are HERE!

Hugs Sam xx

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