Wreath Die

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I hope you like this card as much as I do.  I took this idea from the Impression Obsession’s gallery.  It’s hard to see, but the white bottom is scored so it looks like white boards below a chair rail.  The wreath die is from IO and hopefully I’ll have some soon.  It comes with the short pine branch and holly leaves and berries.  I did get in a small order from IO today with the leaves dies that were used on the one class card.  The leaf set comes with five different kinds of leaves that all emboss the lines found on leaves.  I’m sure these will sell very quickly.



New Stamps

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This is a cute little set of stamps from Lawn Fawn.  I really like the paper airplanes and plan on doing some of these for Operation Write Home.

I( haven’t talked about the Genius platform for the Big Shot and Cuttlebug machines.  I have sold quite a few of them, and the feedback I’ve been getting has been great.  This is a platform that is magnetic, so it holds your die in place.  It comes with two  pads, one for cutting and one for embossing folders.  The cutting pad is made of different material than the clear ones that come with the Big Shot.  They are supposed to last longer with less warping.  I will have more of these coming in soon.  If it sounds interesting, talk to me soon.  Half of the ones coming in are spoken for already!

All of the Cinch Binding System supplies are 40% off this week.  This is a good time to stock up for your binding projects.  These work with the Zutter machine, also.

PLEASE NOTE:  Because I had to cancel Saturday’s class, I am rescheduling it for Wednesday morning at 10:00 and a second time Friday afternoon at 1:00.  Hopefully, one of these times will fit into the schedule of those who wanted to take the class.  Please call or email me asap to reserve your place.

You have only two more days to come in and get your Trick or Treat candy.  There are still some great amounts to be added to your purchase that day!  Check back to the post last Wednesday for the details.  See you soon!

Trick or Treat

This is a simple card that I made awhile ago.  Now on to the Trick or Treat.  This is all about Treats, and no Tricks.  Starting tomorrow, Thursday,  stop in the store, and when you check out, get a treat.  Each treat has a $ amount under the wrapper.  The amounts range from $5.00 to $100.00 and will be added to the amount of your purchase on your Reward Card.  So, make a purchase of $10.00 and get $25.00 on your Treat and $35.00 will be added to your Reward Card.  This is not a cash prize.  Treats will be available through Halloween.  If you have questions, please call the store.

New stamps from a rather new company called Lawn Fawn have arrived.  These clear stamps have some really cute designs.  You need to check them out.

Saturday’s Class

These are the three cards that we’ll be doing in class this Saturday.  We’ll be using dies and stamps from Impression Obsession.  The class is this Saturday, Oct. 27th from 10:00 to noon.  Cost is $18.00 and you need to bring small scissors, mounting tape or pop dots, and adhesive (I prefer Zip Dry).  Please reserve your place by phone with a cc# or stop in the store and prepay.  This is one of the classes that I took when I was in Orlando.  I enjoyed the class, and I hope you will, too.

Don’t forget to stop in the store and switch your “yellow card” for the new Rewards card.  For the rest of the month of October, I am “gifting” $5.00 in each of the first three boxes to get you started.  So, you have 9 more days to come in to get this “gift”.  Those who have already switched are happy with the new plan.  See you soon!

Memory Box Cards

I had a little time to play with the Memory Box dies today.  The green card uses the Piestra Border to cut the design.  I backed the holes it cut with green cardstock.  The Lorelei Leaf design is also die cut from the same green cardstock.  The saying is from a Birthday Stamp set from Penny Black.  The Thank You card uses the Wild Blooms die, spot backed by K & Co. paper.  I matted it several times and added the scalloped circle with my sentiment.  These are simple and fast cards.

New Reward Program

Here is a simple card using printed paper cut in squares and corner rounded on just two sides.  It makes an interesting shape, and is a great way to use some of your scraps.

I am instituting a new rewards program.  It will replace the old yellow card, and I think you will like it better.  The new card gives you a reward after 6 purchases of any amount.  The 6 purchases will be totaled, and your reward will be 10% of the total.  You will no longer need to try to get your purchase to the next $5.00 amount.  Don’t worry about the old yellow card.  The amount on it will be applied to the new card.  If you have a full yellow card, you may redeem it, or apply it to the new card for an even larger reward.

Here is how it works.  The new card has six boxes.  Six purchases completes the card.  Each time you make a purchase, the amount of the purchase before sales tax will be entered in one of the boxes.  Fill all six boxes and 10% of the total is your reward.  For example, if you purchase $5.00 each of the six times, your reward will be $3.00 ( 6 x $5.00 is $30.00 total and 10% of $30.00 is $3.00).  Please note that the reward is not payable in cash, but will be applied to your purchase on your next visit.

To get you started, if you stop in the store before the end of October, I will void the first three boxes.  Bring in a partially filled yellow card or cards, and I will add it to the new card in the fourth box.  ONLY TWO MORE TO GO!!!!  Make a purchase that day and it goes in the fifth box.  Now you only have one more purchase to get your reward of 10% of the total sales.  You may use your reward on your next visit, or save it for an even bigger reward.  The purchase total before tax and minus class fees is used.

Now here’s the best part, there will be special chances to increase your rewards periodically.  You’ll need to keep an eye on the blog to know when these chances happen.  If you don’t want to keep checking the blog, subscribe for free and you’ll get emails when I post to the blog.  Have any questions?  Stop by the store, and I’ll be happy to answer them for you.  Here’s to lots of rewards!