Friday, 25 October 2013

25% off 25 Stamp Sets

Hi there.  Here is the latest offer from Stampin' Up!


For one week only, you can get 25% off 25 stamp sets, how good is that!!!?

To view the full list of stamps in my on-line store just click HERE.  You only have until the 28th October to get the 25% off, so grab a cuppa, sit down and do a bit of shopping.

Now, for those of you who have been following our progress on the house, look what we had installed this week...


Don't get me wrong, the cooking stove was a godsend but I am sooooo glad its been put away now, and to celebrate our first meal on the cooker we had a pizza with garlic bread!!  Cant wait for the sink and the kitchen units fitting now.

Thanks for taking the time to visit.

Jan x

Sunday, 20 October 2013

No crafting but soooo busy

It's been ages since I did any crafting but at last we are getting somewhere with the house! Yesterday we actually picked up the new kitchen and ordered the new cooker - 15 weeks using a microwave, toaster, deep fat fryer and a camping stove has been rather taxing to say the least.

Here is a photo of our 'kitchen' at the beginning of August.



We took out the old rotten kitchen units the on the 1st July with a plan to get the new units that weekend. Unfortunately, the damp problem was much worse than we thought so not only did we have to remove all the old plaster, we had to dig up the concrete floor and about 12 inch of ground to put in a full damp course, damp membrane and new floor.


Anyway, here is a photo of the kitchen with its lovely plastered walls






Today has been spent painting the kitchen and putting some of the new units together and I will try and get some photos sorted when more of the units are built up. I'm shattered but so excited we are finally seeing progress at last.

I'll be back with some exciting news from SU soon and you never know, I might even sneak into my craft room at some point...

Jan x


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Tuesday, 8 October 2013

Join Our Team for just £25

Stampin' Up! has been going for 25 years this year and one of their ways of celebrating is for you to be able to join as a Demonstrator for only £25.

All you have to do to take advantage of the offer is to choose products from the Annual or Autumn Winter Catalogues to the value of £26.95 and click here, following the steps to register and pay just £25.  For this you will receive the products plus a business pack including catalogues, a getting started DVD, order forms etc.


Dates: 7-21 October 2013
  • This offer is only good for two weeks, so take advantage of it right away!
  • The £25 Starter Kit includes
    • £26.95 worth of Stampin’ Up! products
    • Business pack, which includes
      • A box of annual catalogues
      • A package of the current seasonal catalogue
      • Getting Started DVD
      • Order forms
      • Guest invitation postcards
First Workshop Perks
Place your first order of at least £150 within 30 days of your start date, you can:
  • choose any stamp set from the 2013-2014 annual catalogue (redeemable with her first demonstrator order in December).*
  • receive 30% instant income on her first order and any eligible hostess benefits if she hosts her own event.
  • 0ngoing 20% discount while you are a demonstrator.
  • jump into her new role as a demonstrator and start building up her stamping supplies.
*This perk is only available to those who sign up between October 7–21.

Saturday, 5 October 2013

Birthday Card and October Offer

It's Saturday, woo hoo! And even better, we have plasterboard on the kitchen walls - I am soooooo excited. Anyway, back to crafting...

Here is a card I made for one of our team members' birthday.




I used the Gorgeous Grunge set stamping the lines in different colours along the top then used the baby wipe technique to do the splashes.

The Chevron punch was used to the bottom right and then the mat was attached to the A6 card blank with Dimensionals.

The sentiment was stamped with largest image from the Lovely Romance set then die cut using one of the dies from the Chalk Talk Framelits.

I extended the sentiment by cutting a couple more of these shapes in matching card stock and cutting them in half. This allowed me to adhere them behind the sentiment with a little bit showing to the side. Again this was attached using Dimensionals to raised it.

There is a cracking offer this month from SU with it being their 25th year. Hold a workshop with sales of over £250 and you get an additional £25 in hostess benefits - so instead of £40 you get £65 in freebies!

I have a couple of dates free if you'd like to take advantage of the offer so call me on 07795566727 to book ASAP.

Jan x



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Wednesday, 2 October 2013

Team Training Swaps

Hi. I bet you thought I'd disappeared as I've been quiet again?!

Well i am still here - in some form - but have been busy at work and with the house again.

We had our team training on Sunday and here are the swaps i made.



I made them as 6x6" cards using Modern Medley DSP - yep, I used DSP again! - for the bow using the Gift Bow Bigz L die.

The sentiment ( from Sassi Salutations) was stamped into Very Vanilla card with Stazon ink and this was matted behind a die cut aperture cut with the Labels Collection layered dies.

I made several different versions but the card blanks were made using 12x12 sheets of Cherry Cobbler and Smokey Slate Textured card, cut to form 6" square cards.



Team training was all about Convention this time as the team has grown so big and we have so many going. We talked about all the exciting things that happen at Convention like swaps, freebies, announcements, freebies...

Getting giddy now for November!
Jan


Jan x

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