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This and That Video

Alan and I are back from our cottage in the mountains ~ so relaxing!  I thought you might like a little more information about Stampin' Up!'s latest product line ~ This and That!  I have mine ordered but it didn't arrive while we were gone ~ maybe early next week.  When it arrives I will have lots more information for you!

If you are still wondering what the new product line - "This and That" is all about, I have a quick video for you to check out.  See the products in action and watch how easy it is to scrapbook on the go.

For more information about the new "This and That" product line, visit my blog post from March 23, below.  In the meantime, take a look......


Feel free to contact me with any questions.

From Carrie C @ Stampin' Up!

Oval Framelit Bunny Basket

I can’t believe how fast Easter is coming up this year!  My calendar is quickly filling up with egg hunts, classroom parties, and family dinners—so I’ve been playing with some different ideas for little favors and treats. Today, I wanted to share one of my favorites with you! 

Didn’t he turn out cute? Plus he’s really simple and quick to put together.

I had some More Amore Specialty Designer Series Paper left over from Valentine’s Day projects, so I used that and Naturals Ivory Cardstock. I stamped my cardstock with the Distressed Dots Background Stamp and embossed it with Clear Stampin’ Emboss Powder to give it some texture. After that, I used a few dies and punches to build my Easter Bunny. Here is a list of the parts you’ll need:

Body: Ovals Collection Framelits Dies (I used the fourth from the smallest)

Hands: Ovals Collection Framelits Dies (smallest oval cut in half)

Feet: Ovals Collection Framelits Dies (smallest oval cut in half)

Ears: Ovals Collection Framelits Dies (smallest oval) and Large Oval Punch

Nose: Small Heart Punch (trim off the top edge of the heart)

Eyes: Owl Punch

Whiskers: Pool Party Baker’s Twine

Egg: Small Oval Punch, Owl Punch (heart), Bitty Banners Framelits Die (banner)

Basket: Petite Purse Bigz L Die

I hope you’ll be able to use this project as you celebrate Easter and spring this year. 

Happy Easter!

Carrie C.
Curriculum Developer & Training

Sneak Peek!

How would you like a little sneak peek at a stamp set coming soon in  the 2013-2014 Annual catalog?  Well, Stampin' Up! has a new promotion that will do just that!


Here's your pre-sneak peek look at A Round Array!  It's an adorable set that you can use for so many different occasions and if you already have the punch (released in the Spring catalog), you can order it without it!!  This set is so perfect for note cards, gift tags and simple thank you cards.



Click the flyer above for more information and to print it out for your Stampin' Up! notebook.

Marion's Easter Cards

Marion's Easter egg 1
Yesterday afternoon was my monthly Southern Stars meeting ~ so nice to see everyone on my demonstrator team ~ lvoely ladies!  Marion Swaim brought these cards to share ~ she has been using up her scraps making these cute Easter eggs ~ so easy & fast to make!  Line up your paper strips on scrap card stock and then use the NEW Ovals Collection Framelits Dies (#129381, page 4, Spring Catalog) to cut the scalloped oval  Thanks for sharing, Marion.

Marion's Easter egg 2
Marion also used the pretty lace that you see on both her cards ~ Delicate Details Lace Tape (#130966, page 3, Spring Catalog).  The best thing about this tape is that it is self-afhesive ~ YOU don't have to worry about how to 'glue' it down!  It comes in two different designs, 1" wide and 3/4" wide, each 3.28 ft.

Lace Tape

Enjoy ~ and, get those Easter cards in the mail!  Hugs, Susan Elise

From Stampin' Up! ~ product introduction

Information from the Stampin' Up! Demonstrator website:  We're so excited to introduce to you a new product from Stampin' Up!


May we introduce the newest product line: THIS & THAT! The perfect way to capture it all on-the-go. THIS & THAT will debut in the 2013-2014 annual catalog, but we're giving you a chance to get it now ~ at a reduced price in this unique bundle.

Love to scrapbook?  Love the idea of keeping everything in one place to look back on later?  You'll love this!  The little tabs and accessories are such a nice touch.  Click the flyer below or read below for more information:


Read On . . .

  • We're introducing the line with these five products, but we'll be adding more THIS & THAT stuff as time goes on.
  • Bundle Dates: March 23-April 30 (remember the items that come in the bundle will be available in May and in the new catalog, but we're only offering the discounted bundled until April 30)
  • You can get as many THIS & THAT products or bundles as you want.
  • You can buy the THIS & THAT products separately. But why would you do that when you can get all five together and save 15 percent? 
  • Bundle ordering deadline ~ April 30th.

Feel free to contact me with any question you have.  Susan Elise ~ The Cat/Art Studio

Welcome, Margaret!

I posted yesterday about the very BEST DEAL during Stampin' Up!'s SALE-A-BRATION and today Margaret Spencer signed up to be a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator ~ she took advantage of the very best deal.  Welcome Margaret!  If you are interested ~ you have until midnight to join my fabulous group of demonstrators ~ Southern Stars!

I wanted to show you the cards we made in my THIRD THURSDAY CLASS last night.  The theme was Easter/Spring.  My next 3rd Thursday Class will be on April 18 and we will be doing 'welcome new baby cards' ~ one for a boy, one for a girl and then one children's generic card.  Add it to your calendar now!  My May 3rd Thursday Class is masculine cards and will be on the 16th.  These classes are in the Cat/Art Studio, near the airport in Norfolk, and I would love to have you join us!

3rd Thursday Class 1
3rd Thursday Class 2
3rd Thursday Class 3


The BEST SAB DEAL ~ only 24 + hours left

Sycamore Street DSP

Sycamore St 2

Sycamore St 3
This pretty designer series paper is one of the choices of product during SALE-A-BRATION.  This promotion ends at midnight, Mountain Time, tomorrow ~ Friday, March 22.  I have one more order to place if you would like to email me or you can go online and place your order through my website ~ whatever is easiest for you!

And, the VERY BEST DEAL of SALE-A-BRATION is still the STARTER KIT.    When you buy the STARTER KIT during SALE-A-BRATION you get $156.00 in product of your choice for ONLY $99.00 and there is NO shipping charge!  And, there are no additional obligations ~ YOU choose how much or how little you do as a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.  It is a great opportunity for you!  Give me a call, let's talk about it.  I am here to answer all your questions ~ 757-587-1548 or 757-641-9354!