Emerging from the fog (er… winter)

I think I’m finally (albeit slowly) emerging from this brutal, late-blooming winter. I’m finally feeling as though I have a bit of energy. It’s amazing what a little sun will do, huh? The spring is always like a new year for me — it signifies a clean slate, starting over and beginning again. I have to say I think I like the start of spring even better than a fresh new year — because it means sunshine, flip flops and beach time are right around the corner! Do you like my card today? I thought it was appropriate. It uses the amazing stamp set called Crazy About You. Tons and tons of greeting card possibilities with that set and if you add the Hello Life thinlits to your collection you have even more options! Want to know a trick to get those teeny, tiny word pieces out of your die? Wax paper! Just make sure you put the wax paper in between the die and your cardstock. Works like a charm. You may still need a piercing tool or something sharp to poke a corner or two to get it started, but so much easier than fighting with the cardstock

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Have you Sale-A-Brated Yet?

  Howdy there! So if you’re in the Northeast with me have you dug yourself out of a snow bank yet? Geesh… I was lucky enough to miss the first big storm last week (I was in sunny Florida!), but I am already done with winter. And I really shouldn’t complain as we had been pretty unscathed up until the big blizzard. Well, when Mother Nature decided to introduce winter — she really did it with a powerful one, two, huh? Anyway, let’s talk about something more fun, okay? How about this adorable little card I  made using the new Sale-A-Bration Designer Series Paper called “Best Year Ever” and the Simply Wonderful stamp set (also an exclusive Sale-A-Bration pick). One of my favorite parts of this card is the cute little bow — did you know that is a new handheld punch for the new Occasions catalog? Yup. Super fun and easy! What did you say? You don’t know what Sale-A-Bration is? It’s only the biggest celebration of the year! Check out the brochure of super cute products you can earn for free here. Three ways to partake in the Sale-A-Bration fun: 1. Spend $50 and pick anything out of

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It’s Time to Sale-A-Brate!

  Happy 2015! So sorry I sort of fell off the face of the planet at the end of 2014. Sometimes you have to know when it’s time to disappear for a bit. Personally 2014 was not my best year, but I’m ready to start a new year with a fresh new, positive outlook! I still do love a new year and while I know January 1 isn’t any different really than December 31 — it just gives me that mental fresh start that I love. Know what else I love? Sale-A-Bration! So excited that the most anticipated promotion of the year is here! The products our fabulous and did I mention there’s a new Occasions catalog, too? I always love the spring options… I think after four months of creating holiday cards I get so excited to start playing with pastels again! Anyway, I need to get back to creating some samples with some fabulous new goodies, but I wanted to give you the run down on Sale-A-Bration. There are three ways to take advantage of SAB: 1. Host a Workshop – This one might be the most fun… get together with some friends, make some fun crafty projects

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