Showing posts from November, 2012

Annual Home for the Holidays Boutique Today

HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS BOUTIQUE TODAY Saturday, December 1, 2012 10:00 to 4:00 1926 18th St NW, New Brighton This is a wonderful boutique with handmade items, along with a few vendors.  My sisters, and friends, have made so many lovely things for Christmas this year, and I am sure you will find something just right for that special someone on your holiday shopping list.  Be sure you stop by to shop, and to say Hello.
I made some more of the Mini CD albums for the sale, including a couple of recipe books and a child's birthday album.  They make great gifts.  Here is a new Christmas gift album with pockets for gift cards, too.  Stop on by.
Mary Alice 

Lovely Christmas CD Mini Album

We are having a class tomorrow night to make these adorable Mini Albums from CD covers.  I got this idea from one of our demo meetings, and I have been looking forward to this class more than any other.  We have been showing our album samples at our recent craft sales, and people have been nuts for them. 
The album I made today is a special Christmas gift idea.  I adapted the idea for my album from one I saw on somebody's blog with pictures of family members, with a personal note from each member.   My twist on this is you can add photos of your family that the recipient will love, and have each family member pick out a gift card for that special recipient, and write down a reason why they chose the gift card.  Example would be a gift for grandma, and the first child buys a gift card for a yarn shop and writes "I chose this card for you, because I love the hats you knit for me, and I know you like knitting.  Another buys a card for a movie theatre and writes "I chose th…

Not too late to come to MINI CD ALBUM class

You still have time to join us for our CD Mini Album class, Wednesday Nov 28th! Cost is $10.00.
This little album would be a perfect gift for somebody on your gift list, or for yourself.  It makes a great brag book, or for pictures of that special party or activity.  You can also create a wonderful gift by tucking a few special gift cards in the pockets, for that hard to shop for person in your life.  We have several styles to choose from, and you can personalize it in many ways.  If you would like to join us for the class, it's still not to late to come.  Just RSVP by leaving me a note in the comments, send and email, or give me a call.  If you have someone, or something special in mind already for this gift, let me know, and I can help you personalize it.  I guarantee you'll have fun with this class, and I can guarantee you will love this album, and want it for yourself.


It's that great time of year to go shopping, when everybody has got a sale.  Everybody gets excited about shopping on Black Friday, checking the ads, making lists, getting up early and fighting the crowds.  Thanksgiving is days away, but you don't have to wait for Friday. It's time for our annual Online Extravaganza!    Grab a cup of coffee, and your Stampin' Up! catalogue, if you've got it handy, and put your feet up andClick here to view the Sale Flyer (.pdf) and start planning your order!

Save up to 50% off on select stamp sets, punches, and accessories -- including the Big Shot & MDS2!

The Online Extravaganza Sale lasts 10 days (Monday, Nov 19 - Wednesday, Nov 28), but you'll want to pay special attention to the one-day only "doorbusters" because those deals are only good for 24-hours. No need to get up early or wait in line, we won't run out!

Make your list, check it twice, and be ready to order!  Call or email me with your order!


Saturday's Craft Sale

My friend, Debby, and I have been so busy crafting for sales every weekend that have been so much fun.  But, to tell you the truth, I'm just about crafted out! 
 Keeping up with the change of holidays is fun, but it's a lot of work.  That's what the crafter's life is all about I guess.  Making stuff for the holidays.  I have so many ideas, and so little time to get them done.  I try to turn out a project a day, but some of these things take 2 days. 
I got behind when I got delayed coming home from my trip to New York.  Hurricane Sandy caused the airport to close, and our flight coming home was delayed 2 days.  That was 2 days I wished I was crafting. 
 I had a great time visiting with my son and family, but sitting around for days and no place to go, all I kept thinking was "I could be crafting".    Then, to make matters worse, Debby and I have both been hit with a stomach bug that knocked us down for a few days this week.  I'm so glad I am better for t…
Online Extravaganza Begins November 19

Our biggest online sale of the year, Online Extravaganza, begins Monday, November 19, and ends on Wednesday, November 28. We've got a fantastic selection of stamp sets, accessories, and tools that will be discounted up to 50 percent!

Plus, you won't want to miss the first 24 hours of the sale when the Big Shot, Doctor's Bag, and Simply Scored Diagonal Plate will be 20 percent off retail price!

Check back on Monday to shop the fantastic Online Estravaganza, and then contact me to place your order.

Sizzix Texture Boutique Embossing Machine available here for a limited time

I have BIG NEWS!
If you want to take advantage of this wonderful opportunity, please contact me right away via email at  1400 were sold by 11:30 today!! 

Sizzix Texture Boutique Embossing Machine

Due to our partnership with Sizzix, we are pleased to be able to offer a test run of the Texture Boutique Embossing Machine in our North American markets. We have 4,000 available to be sold only while supplies last. If this product test goes well, we may offer the Texture Boutique again in the future.
The Texture Boutique works with Textured Impressions Embossing Folders to transform ordinary cardstock, paper, metallic foil, or vellum into an embossed, textured masterpiece. This machine embosses only; it does not die cut. Because this is a product test, the Texture Boutique is not branded with the Stampin' Up! logo. It comes in Sizzix packaging and is the same color and design that is sold in stores. We recommend you read the included instructions before using the Te…

Saturday's Craft Sale

Here's the CRAFT SALE that Debby and I will be participating in this weekend.  Stop by and say Hi! 2012 Holiday Extravaganza We are excited to offer all Providers, Friends and Child Care Families the "2012 RCFCCA Holiday Extravaganza". Here are some of the specifics regarding this event. Date: Saturday, November 17, 2012 Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Location: Mounds View Community Center (Event Center) 5394 Edgewood Drive Mounds View, MN 55112
The Mounds View Community Center is located directly behind the Walgreen's Drug Store on the Northeast Corner of County Highway 10 and Edgewood Drive. There are signs posted on County Highway 10. We have the following vendors participating: 123 Curriculum Baby Shower Fundraiser BooBoo Bruski Bibs Creative Memories Decorative Dishtowels Designs by Emily Discovery Toys Farmer's Insurance Inspirational Reflections Kids Express Mary Kay Cosmetics Norwex Origam…