Wednesday, October 31, 2007

October Stamps By Mail Projects

Last month was our first Stamps By Mail month. The stamp set we are using is called Wishing You Cheer p. 33. It is a cute set and you can do so much with it. See the end of this post to get details on Stamps By Mail.

We did three projects in October, two cards and a set of Gift Tags. So here they are!
This card came right out of the Fall/Winter Catalog!
The second card is a long note style card. I just love the size of this.

And the third project was gift tags. I kept these simple because most people just throw gift tags away with the wrapping.
Stamps By Mail is a great program to get you stamping without leaving your house! Your supplies from Stampin' Up are shipping directly to you as well as all the precut card stock and directions to make all the monthly projects! Interested? Contact me today for more information and to get signed up!

Monday, October 29, 2007

TGI Friday Freebie Winner Is....

Congratulations to Laura D.!!!

Laura wins a $15 Stampin' UP! Gift Certificate! FREE Stampin' UP! merchandise for Laura. Laura, please contact me with your information.

Laura said she is making her own Christmas cards this year but her husband 'helped' her pick the stamps. They aren't Stampin' UP! stamps.

So many of you shared that you are making your own cards this year. I think that is a beautiful way to celebrate the holiday with a handmade card. I'm sure that everyone receiving them appreciates the effort.

I will also be making my cards this year. My cards will be made with Block Party and Hung Up on the Holidays both on page 38. However, I haven't unpacked them yet, so I am wondering where they are!

Remember, if you are needing supplies to start those Christmas cards, just contact me to place your order!

Thank you everyone for leaving a comment. My stamps are coming out tonight to prepare for my Stamps By Mail group. I can't wait to get stamping!

I'll be posting the projects from October Stamps By Mail either today or tomorrow. They are cute holiday cards.

Have a great day!

Friday, October 26, 2007


Even though the unpacking process is still underway, it is time for some fun! So that means it is time for the return of the TGI FRIDAY FREEBIE!

Since everyone has hung in there with me and waited for me to get back online, I would like to offer something a little special. This week's TGI FRIDAY FREEBIE is a $15 Stampin' UP! Gift Certificate!! That is right, $15 for you to spend on Stampin' UP! product! The certificate is only good when you place your order through me and it does expire November 9th, 2007.

Here's how you enter this week's TGI FRIDAY FREEBIE give-away. Leave me a comment on this post sharing which stamp set are you using for your holiday cards this year? Not making your cards this year, then tell me which is your favorite holiday stamp set.

I'll pick the name at random on Monday (10/29) at noon CST and announce the winner here! I'll also share their comments as well as my favorite holiday stamp set. Share this great TGI FRIDAY FREEBIE with your friends. They will thank you for the chance to win!

Have a great weekend!

Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Boxes, boxes and more boxes

Well the unpacking is coming along. This weekend I have decided to get my stamps out. I can't wait!

The weather is a little chilly here, at least for me. The kids have been wearing their one piece pj's at night to keep warm.

Please check back on Friday for the TGI FRIDAY FREEBIE!

Have a great day!

Tuesday, October 16, 2007

My Move and Marathon Results!

Hi Everyone,

We are in our new house in Naperville, Illinois! Naperville is about 30 miles southwest of Chicago. The move went well. I am just trying to put our life back in order! Wow, what a job.

The painters are here this week paint the first floor. Hopefully it will go quick. This makes it difficult to put things away since they will just have to move them. So a few of the rooms are on hold until the painting is completed.

This past weekend I was back in California. I ran the Long Beach Half Marathon with my two good friends Autumn and Cherish. We decided to switch to the half since we hadn't trained for a full marathon. My finish time was 2:39:16. This was a great time for not running in about a month.

Us girls had so much fun. We got pedicures, went to the movies, ate, drank coffee and had some great laughs. I am looking forward to doing this again really soon!

I miss stamping so much. Today might be the day I work in our basement to get things organized down there. We now have a finished basement and I will have my own stamping room!

Check back for more updates!