Celebrating 10 Years & More

Wow, I’m celebrating my 10 year Anniversary as a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator this month and boy the time has flown. Like most demonstrators I joined for the 20% discount so I could get more of the products I love.

So I never thought I’d also be Celebrating my 10 Year Anniversary AND a personal sales goal of $100,000 – that’s a lot of stamps, ink, and card stock! What a journey it has been from wanting that initial kit and discount to hitting this personal sales goal!

I didn’t intend to do classes or parties – and look where I am 10 years later with the initial small push of my good friend Debbie to teach her and some friends how to make Easter Treats!

Whew! I never dreamed it would lead to so many wonderful friendships, getting to know so many great crafters, and even attending Stampin’ Up! events like Center Stage at Disney’s Epcot last November. In addition I’ve grown and learned so many new things; blogging, YouTube, things that weren’t in my vocabulary 10 years ago when I just wanted to create cards and gifts for family and friends.

So THANK YOU!  I have so many to thank. . . my family for their patience and for never complaining (at least not much) about my crazy schedule and long work weeks… my amazing, stampers and customers for finding me and stamping with me . . . my wonderful team members, The Blue Mountain Stampers, who share and inspire me in so many ways . . . my adopted upline, Kathleen Innes for taking me under your wing, challenging me, and having faith in me while answering all those questions when I was a newbie and starting my first blog. My adopted SINKS sisters and their leader Susan Barron for encouraging me along the way and opening up next experiences for me . . . and Stampin’ Up! for giving me the confidence in myself and a chance to grow and share. And YOU!

And since I couldn’t do what I love with out you… I wanted to give a little something to those that placed orders the day I hit my $100,000 sales goal – These little sets of exclusive Stampin’ Up! notebooks will be going to Mary and Pat, as a small token of my appreciation.

I also want to share my 10 Year Anniversary Celebration and with YOU!

So what is happening starting today?

Anyone who places an order will receive a GIFT from me!

Please Use Hostess Code: 44SNJGKN

I’ll include a special hand stamped card (that I’ve designed in your package) along with the following:

• Receive 10 hand stamped cards with any order and a package of Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals with any $35 order

• Get an ADDITIONAL FREE package of Share What You Love Artisan Pearls with any $60 order! (You’ll also get to choose your FREE Sale-a-bration item!)

*Get an ADDITIONAL FREE roll of 1/8″ Sheer Ribbon with any $100 order!! (I’ll send Whisper White unless you email me your choice of color the day of your order. Choose from Calypso Coral, Fresh Fig or Old Olive). In addition you’ll get to choose 2 FREE Sale-a-bration items!

*If you place an order over $150 or more please DO NOT use the Hostess Code!  You will still get my FREE goodies for my Anniversary Celebration in addition to the $15 (or more!) FREE product in Host Benefits and your 3 FREE Sale-a-bration items when you checkout!!

I will be sending out your free gifts by April 10th by mail; or as soon as the order comes in and I can package things up for you!

Fine Print: When you order Online make sure your profile information is up to date and you’ve allowed me to contact you Or I won’t be able to send you your GIFTS (If you chose no contact in the past you’ll need to call 1-800-Stamp Up to have them change your profile for you.)

This Celebration Offer will continue for the next 10 days – (one day for each year I’ve been a demonstrator) and will end on Friday, March 22nd.

It’s my way of saying thank you for your choosing me as a Demonstrator. I truly appreciate you and value the opportunity of sharing what I love with you!

I want to continue growing and sharing my love of stamping – So if you have never stamped with me and live locally I want to invite you to join me at my monthly card class this month (Thursday, March 28th) as my guest. You’ll want to RSVP so I know to have enough supplies for everyone. CLICK HERE to see my Calendar of Events. I’m hoping that you too may find the joy of creating and the blessing others with your creativity.

Already a current customer? Bring a friend and get a FREE gift from me

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The Annual Catalog is right around the corner and I won’t be able to mail you one if you have chosen no contact.

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#simplestamping with Paper Pumpkin

Today’s project is one that I created using the February Paper Pumpkin stamp set, Blooming with Kindness. I LOVE these kits it makes stamping so quick and easy since everything is in the kit it’s definitely #onestopstamping and perfect for taking with you or giving as a gift because everything you need is included including adhesive. It’s great for all ages too.

After putting my kit projects together I was itching to get started on this little note card.

I wanted to the cup to look delicate like china so I reached for my Petal Pink Stampin’ Blends since I like teaming this color up with Mint Macaron which I knew I wanted to use for the succulent. Petal Pink is soft and feminine too which was the look I was going for.

So what do you think? I really like the way this note card turned out and knew I could make a bunch more since the Note Cards come in sets of 20 AND the note cards include the envelopes too! A great budget friendly option at just $6.50.

If you haven’t already used them Stampin’ Blends are sooooo easy to work with check out my video to see just how easy they are! And I love building my collection of Blends by choosing my colors to work with the stamp set I’ve already have. I know that I’ll use them right away that way too.

Paper Pumpkin February 2019 Grown with Kindness Thank You Note Card Video Tutorial

And of course if you are lucky enough to have this kit you’ll want this PDF so you can make some note cards for your family and friends too

Paper Pumpkin Grown with Love Thank You Note Card Tutorial PDF

So what do you think? Do you love the fact that the Paper Pumpkin Kit is a great value? If you have never tried the Paper Pumpkin Subscription before or have in the past and want to try it again the March Kit is a great choice for you!

Not only will you receive a great card kit so that you can make 8 great birthday themed cards that will “pop” you’ll get an additional stamp set included in the box! Woohoo!! now that is a great value.

About the March Kit and the additional FREE stamp set

Stampin’ Up! won’t give away too much, but because it’s Paper Pumpkin’s birthday, they have decided to create a kit that is perfect for making birthday cards!

  • The March kit features eight full-sized, mailable cards
  • Coordinating colors are Basic Black, Bermuda Bay, Daffodil Delight, Flirty Flamingo, and Poppy Parade
  • This kit has an element that is sure to “pop”!
  • The FREE stamp set is even bigger and better than your typical Paper Pumpkin stamp set and can be used on a variety of crafting projects.

You have two options – but you’ll want to hurry since there are just 3 days left to get the March Kit and you won’t want to miss out!

You can CLICK HERE to subscribe and do your subscription on a month to month basis

And even better, there is no obligation – try the kit and if you like it continue on a month to month basis. Paper Pumpkin makes it easy!

or

You can CLICK HERE and purchase a Prepaid Paper Pumpkin Subscription in 1, 3, 6 or 12 month options AND EARN FREE Sale-a-bration projects!!! Yep, get even more for free!

You’ll just want to make sure that you get your subscription started by the end of the day March 10th so you’ll get the March Kit.

And if you live locally come join me for my Paper Pumpkin Craft Time, it’s the 4th Tuesday of every month. We gather, craft together and have fun. Check out my Calendar of Events to learn more about our Paper Pumpkin Craft Time.

Supplies:

Stamp Set: Grown with Kindness (February Paper Pumpkin Kit)

Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black Ink Pad (132708), Mint Macaron Stampin’ Blends Combo Pack (147283), Petal Pink Stampin’ Blends Combo Pack (147272), Crumb Cake Light Stampin’ Blends (144582), Color Lifter (144608)

Paper: Note Cards & Envelopes/ ( 131527), Mint Macaron (138337), and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

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Home to Roost – March Thank You Card

Today’s card uses another FREE Sale-a-bration stamp set that you can earn when placing a qualifying order. Home to roost has this image of a wonderful rooster – I couldn’t resist reaching for my Stampin’ Blends to create a bold image for today’s project.

If you haven’t tried our Stampin’ Blends yet, you’ll want to be sure to do so. They are so easy to use, weather doing some blending with the two shades or just coloring with the one tone you’ll end up feeling accomplished – and it is so easy. Check out my quick video tutorial for this card and you’ll see just how easy they are to use!

And make sure you have our Memento Tuxedo Black Ink Pad – you’ll need this pad when you uses our Stampin’ Blends since the StazOn won’t work with the Alcohol markers.

Home to Roost Card Video Tutorial

A funny story I had some help on this card during my last team craft time – it took 3 of us putting our heads together for the perfect rooster colors. LOL I’d was having so much fun making the roosters a bit different. Sue’s suggestion of the Subtle Embossing Folder background added just the right touch. She’s right it is a great folder. I love to craft with friends and share ideas, how about you?

Here is a PDF tutorial so you can have a printed version to go along with the video in case you’d like to make some of thee cards which will be mailed out today kicking off my March Thank You cards.

Home to Roost Card Tutorial PDF

Don’t forget during Sale-a-bration it is easy to get this set for FREE. Simply place a qualifying order or an order for the products to create this card and you’ll be able to get yours too! There are lots of great Sale-a-bration products – if you’d like a brochure contact me with your name, address and phone number and I’ll be happy to mail you one. But don’t delay, because this special ends soon on March 31st!

Happy Stamping!

And don’t forget to stop by tomorrow when I’ll be sharing another card project with you highlighting our Stampin’ Blends.

Supplies:

Stamp Set: Home to Roost (Sale-a-bration 149736)

Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black Ink Pad (132708), Cajun Craze Stampin’ Blends Combo Pack (147931), Real Red Stampin’ Blends Combo Pack (147935), Shaded Spruce Stampin’ Blends Combo Pack (147938), Soft Suede Stampin’ Blends Combo Pack (147273), Mango Melody Dark Stampin’ Blends (147944), Ivory Stampin’ Blends (144606) and Color Lifter (144608)

Paper: Regals 6×6 Designer Series Paper (146965), Cajun Craze (119684), Crushed Curry (131199), and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

Accessories: Layering Circles Framelits Dies (141705) and Subtle Embossing Folder (143706)

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#imbringingbirthdaysback with Painted Seasons

I love sending birthday cards to family and friends and today’s card is my March birthday card that I’ve created using the NEW Sale-a-bration option, Painted Seasons. While this stamp set is bundled with a fantastic Designer Series Paper I wanted to create something with just the stamps for this project and here is what I came up with.

Bright and cheerful – it uses a favorite color of mine Berry Burst that has been teamed up with Granny Apple Green. And I used Basic Gray instead of black for the sentiment to give this card a “softer” feel.

This card uses our Rectangle Stitched Framelits Dies a must have if you love the stitch look that so on trend and it makes creating this card so easy. I’ve whipped up a quick video for you, so why not check it out?

And of course I love a printable PDF so I’ve got that for you too with all the measurements and supplies.

Double Stitched Painted Seasons Card Tutorial PDF

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Quick Sale-a-bration update from Stampin’ Up!:

We’re happy to announce that our Sale-A-Bration Organdy Ribbon Combo Pack (item 149623) has arrived and is now available for redemption—while supplies last! Thanks for your patience and understanding.

This has been an extremely popular Sale-a-bration item – So order today and get yours before they’re gone!

Happy Stamping! And why not stop back by tomorrow when I’ll be sharing another tutorial with you for a card using another Sale-a-bration set.

Supplies:

Stamp Set: Life is Grand (148744) and Painted Seasons Bundle (*Sale-a-bration 150349)

Inks: Berry Burst (147143/144089), Granny Apple Green (147095/147163), and Basic Gray Classic Ink (149165/149166)

Paper: Granny Apple Green (146990) and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

Accessories: Rectangle Stitched Framelits Dies (148551)

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Sale-a-bration Coordination & More Starts Today

It’s March and that means you can now order framelits dies that coordinate with our Sale-a-bration stamp sets! It is the first time that Stampin’ Up! has offered this option so now you have us the chance to purchase exclusive, limited-time products that we designed especially to coordinate with select Sale-A-Bration items!

4 Framelits Dies, 1 Punch and a Stamp – That makes 6 great coordination options to choose from!

Here is a printable Flyer for you with all the details.

Here’s the fine print:

  • Dates: March 1–31, 2019
  • No limits apply during the sales period
  • Sale-A-Bration Coordination products are eligible for Stampin’ Rewards with qualifying orders
  • Sale-A-Bration Coordination products can be added to a Starter Kit
  • Sale-A-Bration Coordination products are offered until March 31 or while supplies last

Framelits will make creating with our Sale-a-bration stamp sets easier and give us even more creative options – check out these projects made with the coordination products.

You now have even MORE Sale-a-bration Choices!!!


The Sale-A-Bration party continues! Stampin’ Up! has just added fabulous Level 1 items to the Sale-A-Bration offering for you, including our Painted Seasons Designer Series Paper (which was part of a Sale-A-Bration bundle last month and is now available separately).

Here is a printable flyer for you – You’ll want to make sure you use the Item Numbers listed on this flyer in order to get these items for FREE (They are special numbers created for the promotion)

Got questions or want to place an order? Please call me at 706 754-7124 or contact me by email at StampwithJini@gmail.com

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Country Livin’

Do you sometimes put something you are working on aside and think – oh I’ll get back to that? I know I have a stack of things and I recently went through it to clean up my craft room. I was excited when I found this card that I did during a shoe box swap. I had not done a nice job as I wanted on some of the parts since I was in a hurry and so was going to fix it when I got home. LOL Fast forward…. you know how that goes.

Well I got it done with a few changes since it had been so long, but I really like how it turned out.

I’m afraid I don’t have any information on who shared this project, but I still love the original card that inspired me.

Masculine cards are always great to have on hand and this set is a particular favorite of mine for the guys in my life.

Well that is it for today – stop back by tomorrow when I will be sharing a fun little treat that you can whip up for St. Patty’s Day or other special occasion. Till then… Happy Stamping!

Supplies:

Stamp Set: Country Livin’ (141922/141925) and Best Birds (141525)

Inks: Early Espresso (147114) and Soft Suede Classic Ink (147116)

Paper: Crumb Cake (120953), Soft Suede (115318), and Very Vanilla Card stock (101650)

Accessories: Blender Pens (102845) and Linen Thread (104199)

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March Classes

March Card Class

During this event, you’ll make 6 cards (2 each of 3 designs)

Work at your own pace. Everything is included except your favorite Adhesives

Cards are clean and simple designs AND you choose the sentiments

The class includes cards for birthdays, thinking of you, thank you, seasonal, and more.

Thursday, march 28th 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

 Class Fee: $15 (FREE with a minimum order at class)

 R.S.V.P and Prepay by Friday, March 22nd to hold your spot

OR

Sunday, March 24th 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

 Class Fee: $15 (FREE with a minimum order at class)

 R.S.V.P and Prepay by Friday, March 22nd to hold your spot

 
 

Dear Doily Class:

Saturday, April 6th 1 – 3:30pm

Class includes Dear Doily stamp set, dies and accessorie (and Sale-a-bration item of your choice)

Class Bundle Fee $74

Class Stamp Set only $42

RSVP and prepay by Wednesday, March 20th

It’s more fun with friends so why not bring a new friend and get a gift!    

RSVP is a must for all events! So I can have your stamps here and supplies cut and ready for class. Stampwithjini@gmail.com or call 706 754-7124

Doors open 5 minutes before class Adhesive not included

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Home to Roost

Have you seen the Sale-a-bration stamp set Home to Roost? This set has a wonderful rooster in it along with some great sentiments. With my husband’s chickens and his new chicken coop that he got for Christmas, I knew this was a set I wanted to earn for FREE during Sale-a-bration.

Check out these great cards made with the set.

This first one uses the Wood Textures Designer Series paper as the back drop for this simply stamped rooster. I love the way it has been teamed up with the Gingham Gala Designer (148554), Adhesive Baked Sequins (148561), and Flax Ribbon (148764). I think it gives a twist to the country feel of years gone by.

And how about this one? It also uses the Wood Textures Designer Series Paper (144177) but the colors and the Buffalo Check Stamp (147797/147794) give it a very different feel.

And this final card uses the Tin Tile Embossing Folder (147906) and our colors Tranquil Tide and Mint Macron as a back drop for this lovely rooster colored with our Watercolor Pencils.

Just beautiful and classic.

Isn’t this part of what we love about stamping? You can take the same stamp set and create so many different looks. And when you purchase the products to create your project you can earn the Home to Roost stamp set for FREE during Sale-a-bration! So why not place your order today and start creating projects for your family and friends?

Supplies:

Stamp Set: Home to Roost (Sale-a-bration 149736)

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Bloom by Bloom

In the middle of winter this Suite of Products brings a bit of cheer with its bright bold colors and images. This suite contains everything you need – paper, punches, ribbon and more!

Check out these three cards made with the Bloom by Bloom stamp set.

This one has a fun fold

Team it up with your favorite sentiment set or get the suite of products and choose the FREE Sale-a-bration sentiment set, Part of My Story (149719) and your options are endless.

Supplies:

Stamp Set: Bloom by Bloom (*148820)

Paper: Happiness Blooms Designer Series Paper (148795), Happiness Blooms Card stock Pack (148802) and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

Accessories: Dot to Dot Embossing Folder (148533) and Happiness Blooms Enamel Dots (148805)

*Happiness Blooms Bundle (150598)

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Varied Vases

With the spike in temperature last week I was thinking spring – so here is a bright cheerful card made with the Varied Vases Bundle from the Annual Catalog.

Today’s post is going to be quick since I’m expecting my son to be cracking the whip and needing me for our home improvement project again. He’s got a ton of energy and kept me working until after 11 last night. Oh, for the days when I used to have that much energy. LOL! (I’ll try and share some pictures with you next week, so you can see what I’ve been up to.)

I’m loving this Bundle of products and the fact I can use this punch with the Vibrant Vases stamp set (148656) offered in the Occasions Catalog too! More options, means more value, yippie!

I like the Blueberry Bushel and Calypso Coral combination that I used on this card, it’s bold and cheerful and perfect to chase away the winter time blues.

I’ve whipped up a quick tutorial for you too. Just a PDF this time, but I do have a tip for how to stamp easily with this punch that I’ve listed on the tutorial for you. And of course this set is great to use with your Stamparatus since it is a two step and allows you to stamp the flowers easily and at one time too. Got to love that, right?

Varied Vases Card Tutorial PDF

Enjoy!

Supplies:

Stamp Set: Varied Vases (*146644)

Inks: Blueberry Bushel (147138/147176) and Calypso Coral Classic Ink (147101/122934)

Paper: 2018-2020 In Color Designer Series Paper Stack (146963), Blueberry Bushel (146968), Calypso Coral (122925), and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

Accessories: Vases Builder Punch (*147040) and Layering Squares Framelits Dies (141708)

*Varied Vases Bundle 148381

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