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Makeover Monday- Stampin' Up! Haunt Ya Later Sneak Peek Card

Stampin-up-halloween-2015-haunt-ya-later-cardIt's a 2015 Halloween Sneak Peek for this week's Makeover Monday featuring the new Haunt Ya Later stamp set that will be available September 1, 2015 in the new Holiday Catalog from Stampin' Up!

Are you getting a glimpse of some of the other newbies?  More on that in a bit but first let's take a look at the original product that was the inspiration for this card. 

Can't see below?  Find the video HERE on my You Tube channel.

The stacked layers give this card an interesting look and provide a fun backdrop for the Halloween stamped images. 

Here is a listing of the product that is currently available.  Simply click the links to shop and your order will be delivered to your door!

New products that will be available in the Holiday Catalog on September 1, 2015:
Haunt Ya Later stamp set (wood-139696, clear-139699)
Happy Haunting DSP- 139584
Spider Web Doilies- 139622
Basic Black Archival Stampin' Pad- 140931
Fine Tip Glue Pen- 138309
Need a Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog and plan to place your next order through me?  Email me with your contact information (name, address, and best phone number) and I'll send you one.  I will begin mailing mid-August. 
If you place your orders through another demonstrator, please contact her/him for your catalog.
If you are a current customer of mine and have placed an order in the last six months, I have ordered your Holiday Catalog and you should receive it by September 1st when the catalog goes live.  If you'd like, you may email me to see if you are on the list.
Thanks for stopping by today's Makeover Monday to see the sneak peek of the 2015 Halloween stamp set, Haunt Ya Later, from the Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog.

Sales Tax Holiday Announcement


Sales Tax Holiday Announcement! EDITED!!!

If you are a resident of Louisiana during the Sales Tax Holiday from Midnight, August 7 - Midnight, August 8, everything in the Stampin' Up! Catalog is tax free if within the price per item limit!*


  • Orders MUST be placed during the weekend time frame; Midnight August 7- Midnight August 9, 2015.

Other states with a Sales Tax Holiday this weekend have certain Stampin' Up! Products that can be purchased tax free, but the limit per each item varies. 

See the list of states below with the $ limit per item.  Please refer to the listing of items and the price limit for states listed.  If the item cost exceeds the limit for your state, you will be taxed for that item.

Alabama- $50 per item

Florida (Aug. 7-16) $15 per item

Missouri- $50 per item

New Mexico- $30 per item

Ohio- $20 per item

South Carolina- no limit per item

Tennessee- $100 per item

Texas- $100 per item

Virginia- $20 per item

2-Way Glue Pen    4.50
SNAIL Adhesive    7.00
SNAIL Adhesive Refill    4.50
Fast Fuse Adhesive    10.00
Fast Fuse Adhesive Refill    7.50
Stampin' Glue Sticks    4.00
Crystal Effects    6.25
Stampin' Dimensionals    4.00
Mini Glue Dots    5.25
Multipurpose Liquid Glue    4.00
Grid Paper    11.00
Craft Scissors    30.00
Paper Snips    10.00
Fringe Scissors    10.00
1/16" Circle Punch    9.00
1/8" Circle Punch    9.00
1/4" Circle Punch    9.00
Project Life Journaling Pens    5.00
uniball Signo Gel Pen    4.00
White Stampin' Chalk Marker    3.50
Blender Pens    10.00
Stampin Write Marker Assortments    29.00
Stampin' Write Markers    3.50

 Please call me at 409-719-2853 or email if you have questions or need help with your order for the Sales Tax Holiday this weekend!

Video Tutorial for Easy Watercolor with Stampin' Up! Classic Inks and Blender Pens

Stampin-up-tiny-treat-bag-first-cut-videoWant to see a video tutorial for an easy watercolor technique using Stampin' Up! Classic Inks and Blender Pens? 

Yesterday, we had the how-to for this tiny treat bag and today (as promised), you will see how easy it is to get this subtle look for your small images!

Let's take a look at this quick First Cut Video below or you can find it here on my You Tube channel.

Super easy, huh?  And, with Classic Ink and a Blender Pen!  You can see all the supplies you'll need HERE.

Give this easy watercolor technique a try and you'll be wanting to use your Blender Pens on many of your card making and paper crafting projects!  See you again soon!

Stampin' Up! Cottage Greetings and Pretty Petals Tiny Bag Video Tutorial

Stampin-up-cottage-greetings-tiny-treat-bagsToday's project and video tutorial is a  super cute tiny treat bag using the Cottage Greetings set and Pretty Petals Designer Series Paper Stack from Stampin' Up!

This little 3D paper crafting project is made with a 6" x 3" piece of designer paper which means you can get two from one sheet of the stack!

Let's take a look at the easy how-to below or if you can't see it here, visit my You Tube channel HERE.

Below is the Stampin' Up! Supply List for this Pretty Petals Tiny Bag. You can shop by clicking the links below and your order will be delivered to your door from Stampin' Up!
*August Host Code: HMQHM7VX



* Use the Host Code:HMQHM7VX and with your order of $50 or more before tax and shipping, receive a FREE gift from me.  If your order totals $150 or more before tax and shipping, please do not use the Host Code.  You will earn Stampin' Rewards on your order.
Thanks for stopping by today!  See you tomorrow with another First Video tutorial with an easy watercoloring technique used on this tiny treat bag with the Cottage Greetings stamp set from Stampin' Up!

Weekly Deals from Stampin' Up!

Weekly-deals-aug-4Goodness gracious Tuesday's almost over and I'm just now posting the new Weekly Deals from Stampin' Up!  Hopefully, you're on my Mailing List and received the link to the new specials earlier today. 

You're not on the list?  Sign up now so that you stay up with the latest and greatest for your crafting "fix" and just good ole' stampin' goodness!

Now, let's get an up close look at this week's deals!

***Special Notice!  Be sure to check the Clearance Rack tomorrow, August 5th!  More items will be added to the Stampin' Up! Clearance Rack!
Thanks for checking in this evening for the new Weekly Deals from Stampin' Up! See you tomorrow with  a super cute and tiny paper crafting project and a video tutorial!

Makeover Monday -Stampin' Up! Cottage Greeting Birthday Card and Video Tutorial

Stampin-up-cottage-greetings-birthday-cardHappy Monday and welcome to today's makeover card making birthday project and video tutorial featuring this pocket card with Stampin' Up! Cottage Greetings and the Cherry on Top Designer Series Paper Stack.

This style of card can hold cash or a gift card, if you'd like.  It's a delight for the recipient and delightful to create.

Let's take a look at this video tutorial from the past.  Find it below, or if it's not showing up on your tablet, find it HERE on my You Tube channel!


  • Tear and Tape replaces Sticky Strip as seen in the video.
  • Easy watercoloring technique used on the Cottage Greetings floral image.  See the how-to later this week in a First Cut Video.
  • Pocket insert measures 4 1/2" x 3 3/4".
  • Perfect size for mailing...fits in our Medium (standard) envelopes!

Stampin-up-pocket-card-video-tutorialHere's the Stampin' Up! supply list for our makeover card.  Click on the links to shop and your order will be delivered to your door!

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Please do not use the Host Code if your order total is $150 or more before shipping and tax.  You will earn Stampin' Rewards on your order!