Sunday, January 31, 2010

hero :)



Thursday I was very honored to be invited, by Jabin, to attend the Hero Hurrah in his class! It was so amazing to see who all his first grade school friends picked as their Hero and to hear why they picked them. {The class worked so hard on this project and it showed!}
The class put on a little program with a few poems about hero's. Then each student and their hero went to the front of the class and the student read what they wrote about their hero. Some hero's were Moms, Dads, Brothers, Grandmas, Grandpas, Fire Fighters, Doctors, Uncles, Child Care Providers and I'm sure I am forgetting some of the others.
I still can't get over how sweet these little {reports} were. I {totally} had to look around the room a few times {OK... LOTS of times} during them so I didn't start crying. They were just SO super Sweet!! :) I was very proud to be there and very proud of the work Jabin and his school friends did. {Not to mention how Great his Teacher is!! :)}

Jabin's word:

Thursday, January 28, 2010

happy 1/2 birthday

Today was
Evan
& Jabin's

1/2 Birthday!

{Making them 6 1/2 now.}

Since they have a {summer} birthday they each got to celebrate at school today. They each brought cake mixes, frosting & eggs to school early this morning and made cakes with their teachers.

I was told they are both very good bakers! :)

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

hostess gathering january 2010

Here is what we made at my hostess gathering on Sunday:

a BIG Thank You to {all} my past Hostesses!! :)

The next hostess gathering is in April for January, February & March Hostesses.
Don't wanna miss out??
Contact me today to find out how you can attend! :)
stampinandy@yahoo.com


andy :)


Wednesday, January 20, 2010

12x12 scrapbooking paper racks for sale

Get your 12x 12 scrapbooking papers organized!! :)
I have 4** white 12x12 scrapbooking paper racks for sale.

**ETA: two racks are sold, and as of 2/9/2010 there is a sale pending on the last two racks!! :)

***ETA: As of 2/22/2010 THESE ARE SOLD. Thanks for looking! :)

They each roughly measure:
27" wide
12 1/2" deep
and they are about 34 1/2" tall
{They do stack.}
There are 30 slots to hold 12x12 scrapbooking paper or card stock per rack.
I am selling them for $50 each.
{i just seen them selling on another site for $109 each!!}
If you are interested in them please contact me.
I can't ship these, so I hope if you want one or all of these babies I hope you live close {Western Wisconsin area} so we can make payment & pick-up arrangements! :)
I just thought I would post them here {first} before I put them in a sale this spring.

Right now I have some construction paper organized in one of them:

sweet pea scrapbook page

I had so much fun with this scrapbook page!
Mostly because it was girlie! :)




I was inspired by: Andrea Friebus
{her page is in the Feb 2010 issue of Creating Keepsakes on pg 36}
I just {love} these new products in the Occasions Mini Catalog:
117266 Sweet Pea Stitched Felt $7.95
117161 Sweet Pea Designer Series Paper Pack $24.95
The Chocolate Chip Felt Ribbon is from the
Clearance Rack on-line
113100 Alpine Ribbon Originals $6.99
{Just click on the shop now button to order through my demo site.}
I also used:
Certainly Celery Card Stock & Classic Ink
Rose Red Classic Ink and a scrap of older Designer Series Paper
The Kraft Card Stock is used with the Top Note die for the Big Shot to journal on.
If you have any questions or would like to place an order let me know!!
Ask me how you can earn a FREE item when you spend $50 on catalog merchandise!!
andy :)

SHOP NOW:

Monday, January 18, 2010

sale-a-bration open house

A {big} thanks to you all that came to my open house!
I hope you enjoyed yourselves. :)
{I sure did!!}
Here is a picture of a display that I had set up:
I'll try to take some close-up pictures & post them over the next few days!
I am {really} lovin' the new clear-mount stamps and the sweet pea felt flowers in the occasions mini catalog!!
{prizes!}

andy :)


Tuesday, January 12, 2010

open house make~n~take sneak peek! :)

Kaylee Jo says to {cover} your eyes if you DON'T want to see what we will be making at my Sale-a-Bration Open House THIS Saturday! Here is one of the things you can make IF you RSVP and come to my house on
Saturday {Jan 16th}
between 10am & 1pm!!!
Don't forget about the prizes and refreshments!

I hope to see you soon!!

andy :)

to RSVP e-mail me at:
stampinandy@yahoo.com


{thanks Great Grandpa Doug for the picture of Kaylee Jo!!}
{thanks Nicci & Brandon for having such a cute baby girl!!}

Monday, January 11, 2010

January 2010 Stamp Club Cards :)

My Stamp Club meets THIS week!
Here are the cards we will be making:
Make 6 cards for $6 or make them FREE with a $25 order... for more details please contact me!

Here are the Dates:
{PLEASE RSVP so that I can have the supplies ready for you. thanks!}

January 13th- Wednesday Morning Stamp Club
meets at my house 9 am {Please RSVP!}

January 14th- Thursday Evening Stamp Club
meets at my house 6:30 pm {Please RSVP!}


Other Event Dates:

January 16th- Sale~A~Bration Open House At Andy's
10 am to 1 pm Bring a friend!!{Please RSVP!}


January 24th- Hostess Luncheon at Andy's House
{Oct, Nov & Dec Hostesses will get an invitation}


January 30th- Kids Stamp Kamp
$5 each kid/person {more info coming soon!}

Thursday, January 7, 2010

new things & event dates!! :)

With the NEW Occasions Mini Catalog comes great NEW products!!
Like yummy new Designer Paper, sweet new accessories & a delightful new choice in stamps!
Some of the stamp sets in the OMC {occasions mini catalog} come with a choice.
Wood-Mount Set
or
Clear-Mount Set
With the NEW Clear-Mount stamp sets they come in a DVD size case and use the same high-quality rubber and foam you love with the wood-mount stamps. With these you use a Clear-Mount Block {sold separately} for the Stamp. The Clear-Mount Blocks can be found in the OMC also.
Here are a few pictures of a New Clear-Mount Stamp Set...

side view:

front view:
inside case {after I assembled them}:
back view of case: A cute card made with the With All My Heart Clear-Mount set and NEW Sending Love Specialty Designer Series 12x12 Paper:
I LOVE this new paper. If you look close you can see that the paper has glitter on it!!
And if you just can't wait to see and use the new Clear-Mount Stamps and the new Sending Love Specialty Designer Series paper... You don't have to wait long!
We will be making two of these cards at my Monthly Stamp Club next week!
{make 6 cards for $6 or make them FREE with a $25 order... for more details please contact me!}
Here are the Dates:
January 13th- Wednesday Morning Stamp Club
meets at my house 9 am {Please RSVP!}

January 14th- Thursday Evening Stamp Club
meets at my house 6:30 pm {Please RSVP!}
Other Event Dates:
January 16th- Sale~A~Bration Open House At Andy's
10 am to 1 pm Bring a friend!!{Please RSVP!}

January 24th- Hostess Luncheon at Andy's House
{Oct, Nov & Dec Hostesses will get an invitation}

January 30th- Kids Stamp Kamp
$5 each kid/person {more info coming soon!}

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

a day to celebrate & sale-a-brate!

Today was my Birthday! It was a very nice day at home.  I spent time cleaning my stamp room work table off.  It needed it! When I was done I did get to stamp some MUCH need & past due Thank You cards!
{see below!}

Here is what I wrote on my facebook wall tonight...
Thank You ALL {SO} Much for your Happy Birthday wishes!! I had a nice day at home. Greg brought home a DQ cake & two dozen red roses for me. :) He even made us a nice dinner {and made the Boys sit by him so I could eat!} and he cleaned up. The Boys were my {gifts} today! {and such a nice gift they are!}


Jabin & Evan were my {gifts} today! 
{They took the pictures of each other.}
I stamped my b-day # on their shirt pockets. 
They loved it & so did I! :)


How EXCITING is it that Sale-A-Bration started TODAY! {On MY Birthday!!}  If you don't know what Sale-A-Bration is I'll tell ya... 

Sale-A-Bration, Stampin' Up!'s biggest event of the year, means friends, fresh ideas, and free products! And with three ways to earn exclusive Sale-A-Bration products, there's something for everyone.




Spend: Buy $50 worth of Stampin' Up! products and get a FREE Sale-A-Bration reward!


Host: Host a $300 workshop, and get a FREE Sale-A-Bration reward!


Join: Become a demonstrator, and get a FREE stamp set (up to a $47.95 value)!


This promotion ends March 31, so contact me today to spend, host, or join! Or click *here* to see the Sale-A-Bration brochure.

My Sale-A-Bration Open House will be on Sat Jan 16th from 10 am to 1 pm at my house!


This card was made with some of the NEW Occasions Mini Catalog products!  See them by clicking on the SHOP NOW button on My Demo Site.

I'll post more tomorrow pictures & info!!

andy :)

Friday, January 1, 2010

just 12 of my favorite photos of 2009...

I was just checking out Stacy Julian's Blog and came across *this* little challenge.


I had to select & share 12 of my favorite photos of 2009. JUST 12???!!!??? With hundreds to pick from I did narrow it down to 12.
 
Here are 12 of my favorite photos of 2009 in no particular order....
 
 












 
 
Greg worked yesterday and the Boys & I went to our Friends {Pat & Bonnie's} house. I helped Bonnie organize her stamping stuff and card stock. It was fun for me!! :) The Boys played with Chloe.  
 
We watched Kaylee Jo last night. The Boys were excited to have a sleep-over & stay up 'til midnight!  They were both yawning by 9 when I fed the baby & was rocking her while Greg rested.  Then Evan came along and wanted Greg to rub his neck. Jabin came strolling in with his blanket and crawled in bed with Greg & Evan.  I got Kaylee Jo to sleep & we were all in bed by 9:30. 
 
I'm sure my Dad was surprised when he called at 11pm and we were all sleeping! 
{Lucky he didn't wake the baby!!} :) 
 
Kaylee Jo was up around 1am.  Jabin was up with us.  He helped me with Kaylee Jo and wanted to know what time it was.  He was a little bummed because he didn't stay up 'til midnight.  I 
reassured him that we didn't make it either!  
Then he said "Is this what you do??"   :)
Meaning when I say I was "up" with Kaylee all night. 
 
He fell asleep on the couch and Kaylee Jo & I went back to bed.
 
Today we brought Kaylee Jo to her Mom & Dad at Tina's.  We spent the afternoon watching the kids
{and some of us adults} play wii bowling. 
It was a fun day.
 
Here's to a Happy New Year!
 
andy :)