Happy Halloween

I know. This isn’t a Halloween image… but the only Halloween project I have that I haven’t shown you is a scrpabook page, but every time I load it into blogger it turns sideways. I’d normally just take another picture when that happens, but I no longer have the page! So here we are on Halloween with a baby card… go figure. I actually made this card for my best friends’ little sister who just had her second baby girl, Gabriella Michelle, cute, right? This is one of the seven cards I made last week at my Crop… (and yes I’m just now getting around to posting it). I have to warn you that since I already fell off the blog-a-day posting challenge wagon — I probably will be a little scarce this week in posting. Don’t worry I won’t disappear altogether — at least I hope not — but I have three workshops this week. And that starts my marathon run of 10 events this month! Yahoo… but I’m probably going to be very pooped at the end of each day. Today I’m being a good little girl and getting a head start (what a concept!) on many of

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Howdy…

Hi There! Well, it’s the unofficial end of summer… sigh. How do you feel about that? I’m sort of torn… I love summer weather (although fall isn’t bad either) and endless hours at the beach, but the fall always translates into new beginnings for me… almost like the start of a new year. So I’m ready to get a fresh start… on life, on business, on the weather (there’s nothing better than crisp, fresh fall air). That means I’m ready for a fresh start with this blog, too! Boy… I am having difficulty keeping up with it and I only expect it to get busier as we head into the fall and holiday seasons as that’s my busiest time of year! Yipee! The card I’m featuring today was from one of my all occasion card classes earlier this summer. It uses the Level 1 hostess set Punch Potpourri, which coordinates with four of our fabulous punches. If you’d like to make some fun holiday cards shoot me an e-mail to RSVP to one of my THREE upcoming holiday card classes (Sept 29, Oct. 19 and/or Nov. 30). You’ll make 10 cards (two each of 5 designs) for $18. The classes

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Seriously… am I a scrapbooker or not?

So I’m supposed to be a scrapbooker, right? Then why is it that I ALWAYS forget to take photos of my Stampin’ Up events!? Last weekend (I know, I’m a little late) I held my first ever Hostess Appreciation event. I had 14 people attend and I think (hope) everyone had a good time. We had two make-n-takes, lots and lots of yummy food, well-loved retired goodies for sale, games and lots of prizes and free goodies. Overall, I think it was successful and I look forward to hosting another one next summer. If you want to ensure you are on the invite-only guest list next year, be sure to host a workshop sometime between now and June 30 of next year. This year I was a little more open with who was invited because my customer base is still rather small. However, I’ve already got plans in the works to grow my business (hopefully double) by next year — so I may have to limited it strictly to hostesses — so be sure to book a date soon to ensure you get invited. So would you like to see some of the projects and goodies we had? Well, I

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