Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Clearance Rack Blitz


Hi everyone,
I have been catching up, slowly, after returning from vacation but wanted to let you know about the clearance rack blitz that is going on today!!!  Up to 80% off on some items.  

Check out the prices on 100's of items.  Supplies are only available while they last.  
Shop today for the best deals....before they sell out.

Click HERE to go directly to my website!!  Even if you don't need anything, check it out anyway....the prices are GREAT!!!

Have a wonderful day.....and I am working on cards to upload soon!!!

Char


Monday, December 2, 2013

Cyber Monday Sale

It's great to be back from vacation!!! We got home two days before Thankgiving....tired but glad to be home!!

Sorry that I didn't keep up with my blog.  I truly meant to, but it was harder than I thought to post every day after traveling 6-9 hours in a car.

I'll be sharing some photos of our trip in the weeks to come but for now, I wanted to make sure you all knew about SU's Cyber Monday sale.

Here are the details:

CYBER MONDAY SALE ITEMS
December 1, 2013

These items will be 30 percent off for 24 hours on Monday, December 2:

Envelope Liners Framelits Dies (item 132172)
Reg Price: $26.95  Sale: $18.87

Expressions Thinlits Dies (item 132171)
Reg Price: $24.95  Sale: $17.47

Holly Jolly Greetings Simply Sent (item 132159)
Reg. Price: $14.95  Sale:  $10.47

Snowflake Season Simply Sent  (item 132176)
Reg. Price: $14.95  Sale:  $10.47

Large Rhinestone Basic Jewels (item 129324)
Reg. Price: $4.95  Sale:  $3.47

Extra-Large Gift Box (item 132147)
Reg. Price: $3.95  Sale:  $2.77

Remember you only have two more days to take advantage of our holiday sale. Don't miss out!

You can go to my Stampin UP website to place your order.

Have a great day!!!

Char


Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Holiday Sale!!! Today through Dec 2nd and a ONE DAY sale, too!!!!

Click here to see the PDF of all items on sale!!!

The above holiday sale goes from November 20th till December 2nd with the exception of the following three items which are available TODAY only!!   You must enter the item numbers listed below and on the PDF to receive the discounted prices.

                                                          Three items are 30% discount and are ONLY AVAILABLE for 24 hours, today!!!!

                                                             Stampin' Trimmer

Best trimmer I have ever owned!!!  And, I have had a lot of them.

Item #126889
Reg Price $29.95 
One day ONLY $20.97

Simply Scored Scoring Tool
Item #125586
Reg. Price $11.95
One Day ONLY $8.37

Stampin' Write Markers
Item #131264
Reg. Price $109.95
One Day ONLY $76.97

Remember to go here to place your order with me.  Thank you!!!
You can also add other non sale items to the same order.

Have a fantastic DAY....and treat yourself to something fun!!!

Hugs,
Char

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Wednesday....HOLIDAY SALE!!!!

Be watching, tomorrow!!! Holiday Sale: This year's online holiday sale (formerly known as Online Extravaganza) will be November 20-December 2. Get ready for your holiday shopping!

Also, SU will be starting it off with a 24-hour doorbuster sale you won't want to miss!! So make sure to check it out tomorrow.

Hey...I am as much in the dark as you....I can't WAIT for tomorrow to see what they have up their sleeve!!

Also, here is the link for the Tuesday weekly deals:

Check out the Weekly Deals for this week!!! Just click on the link or copy and paste it in your browser!!

http://www.stampinup.com/ECWeb/ItemList.aspx?categoryid=1634

I hope you have a great day!!!!  

Hugs,
Char


Saturday, November 2, 2013

Definitely November

Well, it's most definitely November, now!!!  Wow.....as I always tell my hubby and kids....once September hits.....Christmas isn't far away.  And, it's so true!!!

September was full of birthdays and getting ready to send our Granddaughter off to college.  We couldn't wait for October so that we could take our annual trip to the Pumpkin Patch.....and then the rest of the month seemed to fly by!!!

Yesterday, I took our cat, Tinker, to the boarder and we are going to take a little vacation!!  This is the vacation we were planning when our Granddaughter came to live with us...or one like it.  But, we wouldn't trade the 3 1/2 years that she lived with us for any vacation!!!

First stop, our Granddaughter, at college, to take her some Pumpkin Pies :-)  She loves my pumpkin pie and she told me she has refrigerators all over her dorm ready and waiting to 'host' one!  :-)  So, I am taking 5 pies to her.  She can choose to whom they go :-)

I plan on continuing to blog while on our trip, so stay tuned!!  You never know what I might blog about.  I might not get many cards finished, to share, until we get to our destination and then I plan on having a few card making days with my Sister and her friend.

I'll try to post the Stampin' UP! specials as I can.  But, I know, for me....I am always more interested in card ideas.....and yes....I always seem to need the supplies to make them....but I LOVE ideas!!!

So, for today, I had to re-post my little Scarecrow card that I made last year for this time of year!!

I love the Top Note Die....it is so stinkin much fun to create different things with.

Ok....hubby is chomping at the bit....so I'll click send....and away we go!!!

Stay warm.....

Hugs,
Char




Friday, November 1, 2013

Simply Fabulous Simply Sent

Have you ever needed a beautiful card but really didn't have time to sit down and create one?

Well, the simply Fabulous Simply Sent card does the work for you..........well, almost!!

This kit, from Stampin' UP!, comes with 8 laser edged cards, 8 envelopes, 8 pieces of 1/8" Taffeta ribbon, 30 adhesive backed rhinestones and 72 cardstock sticker hearts.  You can create 8 cards in just a short time.

All you need to do is basically stamp a sentiment, add your ribbon, rhinestones and stickers and you are finished.

I have to admit, I didn't pay a whole lot of attention to it when I first saw it in the catalog.....THEN, I got one in the mail from a friend and was truly impressed.   I hadn't ordered it yet....but as soon as I saw it, I had to order a couple of sets.

There is also a stamp set that works GREAT with it.  It's called Million & One .

You know, I just thought of it, but this would make a great gift, as well, for those that want to get started with stamping but are a little intimidated.  Such an easy, beautiful card!!!

Hope you have something FUN planned for today!!!

Have a great day!!!

Char




Thursday, October 31, 2013

Thank you Thursday!!!!

THE FINAL THANK YOU THURSDAY!  :-(  


I  hope you have enjoyed the last month of Stampin' UP!'s Thank You Thursday's. I, for one, have enjoyed saving money this month.  :-)  I hope you have found some items that helped you save some money, too.

Here are just a few of our beautiful ribbons.......that have been discounted as a special thank you!!

I don't know about you, but I can never have too much ribbon.  Each spool has 10 yards each.   

I thought I would share a card that I made using the Smoky Slate Chevron ribbon.


Hope you have a Fantastic Day!!!  Go do something fun......



Basic Black 3/4" Chevron Ribbon 
Item # 130010
Regular Price: $8.95 US/$12.50 CAN
Discounted Price: $6.71 US/$9.37 CAN
Calypso Coral 3/4" Chevron Ribbon
Item #130018
Regular Price: $8.95 US/$12.50 CAN
Discounted Price: $6.71 US/$9.37 CAN


Crushed Curry 3/4" Chevron RibbonItem # 130019
Regular Price: $8.95 US/$12.50 CAN
Discounted Price: $6.71 US/$9.37 CAN


Island Indigo 3/4" Chevron RibbonItem # 131151
Regular Price: $8.95 US/$12.50 CAN
Discounted Price: $6.71 US/$9.37 CAN


Smoky Slate 3/4" Chevron RibbonItem # 131152
Regular Price: $8.95 US/$12.50 CAN
Discounted Price: $6.71 US/$9.37 CAN

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Tuesday Deals...

It's Tuesday, again, and that means that Stampin' UP! has posted their Tuesday weekly deals.  Oh what fun!!


Remember the cute little Turkey that I showed you a few days ago?


Well, I used the Blossom Petals punch at the end of this post, to make the 'feathers'.
What a great deal!!!  It's only a little over $5 and if you order it, now, it will be there within a week and you can make up some of these cute little guys to send or to make place settings for your Thanksgiving dinner.

Just click the links and they will take you directly to my online store!

Have an AWESOME day!!





Secret Garden Framelits Dies
Item #129372
Regular Price: $24.95 US/$30.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $18.71 US/$23.21 CAN
Stampin' Pierce Mat Item # 126199
Regular Price: $4.95 US/$5.50 CAN
Discounted Price: $3.71 US/$4.12 CAN
7/8" Scallop Circle Punch Item # 129404
Regular Price: $12.95 US/$15.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $9.71 US/$11.96 CAN
Ovals Collection Framelits DiesItem #129381
Regular Price: $26.95 US/$32.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $20.21 US/$24.71 CAN
Paper Snips Item # 103579
Regular Price: $9.95 US/$14.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $7.46 US/$11.21 CAN
Baker's Twine Island Indigo Item # 125575
Regular Price: $2.95 US/$3.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $2.21 US/$2.96 CAN
Blossom Petals XL Punch Item # 121808
Regular Price: $6.79 US/$9.19 CAN
Discounted Price: $5.09 US/$6.89 CAN
Keep This Memory Photobook TemplateItem # 129879
Regular Price: $19.95 US/$21.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $9.98 US/$10.97 CAN

Monday, October 28, 2013

Black and White Thank You

Sunday, I took part in a challenge.  The challenge was to use either an oval or a circle (or both) on your card!

So, I chose to do both!  The reason I chose to do both was....I don't have every SU punch so I had to be creative!

I had just received the Modern Mosaic embossing folder, Mosaic punch and Modern Medley DSP so decided I would use those in creating my card.

My mind has been on Christmas and making Christmas cards so I decided to step away from Christmas and do a thank you card.  Although, the little Mosaic punch does remind me of an ornament  :-)

I absolutely love using punches and embossing folders!!   And, you can barely see them...but there is bling at the top of the punches and also in the O in You!!

If you don't have these items, you can order them at my online store 24/7.

Mosaic Punch 

2 1/2" Circle Punch

2 3/8" Scalloped Circle Punch

Large Oval Punch

Modern Medley DSP

Whisper White Cardstock

Basic Black Cardstock

Jet Black Staz-On ink

Rhinestone Basic Jewels

Thank you for stopping by!!  I always enjoy comments and would love to know if you chose to make a card I have featured.  You can share that card with me at Pawsnstamp@centurylink.net


Have a great day!!!

Char



Sunday, October 27, 2013

Getting Organized and last day of 25% off sale

I missed a couple of days of sharing due to cleaning and reorganizing my craft room.  Oh the sense of accomplishment!!! :-)

Usually, I am ahead of the game, with my posting.... but getting this craft room organized seemed to take over my entire weekend and I am still not finished.

I have been PURGING my craft room, big time.  I have way too much 'stuff' to be able to really concentrate in here.   And, there is even more out in the garage.

Now, I want even MORE stuff....now that I have become a Stampin' UP! Demonstrator. So, I made up my mind, if I want MORE, I have to make room for it, right??  And, that means....I need to get rid of other stuff. Right?  I mean, there is only SO much room!!

Most of my 'STUFF' will be put in boxes for a big garage sale coming this June....but some 'STUFF', I am boxing up and saving.....as I just can't bear to get rid of it, quite yet.  Who knows, maybe by June...I'll change my mind.

I don't know about you, but I seem to be able to create so much easier when I have a clean and organized room.  I always have to clean my desk off entirely before I can start on a new project.  Not sure why that is....I don't actually think I am anal...but then maybe I am.  I want everything in it's place and a place for everything.

That can be a challenge for a small bedroom turned craft room...but I am UP to the challenge.

I'm not finished......but hope to be by the end of the week.

Here's the inside view of the card!!


This would be great to give to your favorite person at one of those drive-thru coffee stands or to anyone that just loves coffee!!!

And, you could even attach a coffee gift card to the inside :-)

Remember tomorrow is the last day for the 25 stamps for 25% off sale.  Don't miss out....lots of great stamp sets!!!!
Here is the link

But, most important of all.....have a GREAT DAY!!!!

Hugs,
Char

Friday, October 25, 2013

Where oh where.....

has this month gone to???  Oh my....do you realize....that Halloween is just 6 days away?  I have to admit, we don't do much for Halloween, I prefer to decorate for Fall.  We do pass out candy to the little ones (?) that come knocking at our door....but other than that, I just would rather concentrate on FALL!!!  My most favorite time of year.

I am taking my 18 year old Granddaughter one of these cute little bags filled with her favorite candy!!  She loves Candy Corn,  blech....I would rather see chocolate in there.  :-) But, it's what she likes.

I made up some extra bags for her to give out to her friends at college and also those Turkey treat cups that I showed yesterday.

Need I remind you that Thanksgiving is just 34 days away??? That is just a little over a month.  Then.....CHRISTMAS!!!!!

How are you coming along with the Christmas/Hanukkah cards?  Hopefully, I can help you in the weeks to come!!

To make the little owl bag above with the exception of the nose, as she used the blossom builder punch and SU doesn't carry that any more.  But, this is what we did in class....and I didn't take time to re-do it.  :-(













Top Note Stampin' Up! Bigz Die


Price$21.95          113463
You can use the Top Note die to create cellophane bag toppers from any piece of card stock or Designer Series paper. Simply cut image using the die, stamp or embellish it, and fold it over the top of a cellophane bag (fold in half lengthwise for medium bags and widthwise for small bags). Voila! You've made a custom bag topper in no time!


 



1-3/8 Inch Circle Punch  119860
Price$15.95




1 Inch Circle Punch   119868
Price$12.95


1/2 Inch Circle Punch    119869
Price$5.95


Medium Flat Cello Bags    102757
Price$4.50

Add your nose, the candy of your choice....and staple the back of the Top Note (after it is folded) to the bag....and put the front of the Top Note over the bag and adhere.

Please come visit me on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PawsNStampwithChar

And, don't forget to sign up for my Monthly Newsletter.....it's that little box at the top with the blue arrow :-)
Have a gorgeous day!!!  It's bright and sunny here in Central Oregon.....did I say I LOVE FALL???!!!!

Char

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Turkey Treat Cup Card

This is a card we made in class....

Of course, you can't send these through the mail (well, you CAN but you would have to put them in a box of some sort)

I came home and made 10 more of these, using a different 'nose'.  I punched the nose using the Petite Curly Label punch, cut in half diagonally.  I thought it turned out really cute.

We used the Sweater Weather Designer Series Paper, Sweet Treat Cups, 1 1/4" Circle Punch, google eyes and Teeny Tiny Wishes.  (a very versatile set with 24 sentiments for most every holiday and other events for the entire year)

Sweater Weather Designer Series Paper
Sweater Weather Designer Series Paper
Price$10.95    132184



       


Sweet Treat Cups  $2.95  116802





1-1/4 Inch Circle Punch
Price$15.95    119861



Teeny Tiny Wishes Clear-Mount Stamp Set
Price$26.95      127802

Just a reminder that Stampin' UP! has a sale going on till October 28th....25 stamps for 25% off.

Click here to see the complete list!  And, click here to order at my online store.
Lots of fun stamps!!!

Hope you have a GREAT day!!!!

Char

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Snow Day!!

Well, thankfully, not yet!!!  At least not here in Oregon!

But that is the name of this adorable stamp set, Snow Day!!

And, ooooh, how fun to 'build' a snowman inside your nice cozy house with the 12 stamps included in this set!!

Don't you just love BLUE for a Christmas theme???

The cardstocks Bermuda Bay, Coastal Cabana, Island Indigo, Pool Party, Smoky Slate and Whisper White go perfectly with the Winter Frost designer series paper.
Warm wishes sentiment is also a part of the set!!

There are so many fun papers in this Designer series.

I shared with you, yesterday, about the 25 stamps for 25% off!!  Hope you get to take advantage of that!!!

Today, being Tuesday, Stampin' UP! has added more sweet deals!!  I want to try these adorable cookie stamps!


Weekly Deals 3

Don't forget for 24/7 online ordering just click on my website here.

I will have a new monthly newsletter starting in November, this will be in addition to my blog, but will have updates on classes, Stamp of the Month clubs and other activities...you can sign up in the box at the top left.

Have a great day!!!!  I have some more fun things to share tomorrow!!
Char

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

HAPPY BIRTHDAY SU SALE!!!!



Well, I knew it was coming and couldn't WAIT to see what stamps that they had listed!!  Well, I just peeked....and most all of them were on my huge list of stamps I 'need' to buy :-)

This morning, they posted the list!!  Rather than post a bunch of photos......you can click here and it will take you directly to my website where you will see the above photo....just click on that....and you can go check them out. :-)

If you have your catalog handy and just want to see the list of stamps, here is the list for you!!


A Dozen Thoughts - Reg. $18.95;  Sale $14.21
A Gift for You (Single Stamp) - Reg. $4.95;  Sale $3.71
ApothecaryArt - Reg. $27.95;  Sale $20.96
Betsy's Blossoms - Reg. $21.95;  Sale $16.46
Bright Blossoms - Reg. $12.95;  Sale $9.71
Christmas Star (Single Stamp) - Reg. $9.95;  Sale $7.46
Crazy,Mixed-Up Love - Reg. $14.95;  Sale $11.21
Cuddles & Kisses - Reg. $18.95;  Sale $14.21
Gently Falling - Reg. $28.95;  Sale $21.71
Gifts of Kindness - Reg. $18.95;  Sale $14.21
Gorgeous Grunge - Reg. $17.95;  Sale $13.46
Happy Day - Reg. $16.95;  Sale $12.71
Hearts a Flutter - Reg. $18.95;  Sale 14.21
Hello Lovely - Reg. $24.95;  Sale $18.71
Itty Bitty Banners - Reg. $11.95;  Sale $8.96
Jewish Celebrations - Reg. $18.94;  Sale $14.21
Label Love - Reg. $17.95;  Sale $13.46
Lotsof Thanks - Reg. $16.95;  Sale $12.71
MorningPost Alphabet - Reg. $34.95;  Sale $26.21
Oh,Hello - Reg. $18.95;  Sale $14.21
OrnamentKeepsakes - Reg. $25.95;  Sale $19.46
SnowflakeSoiree - Reg. $21.95;  Sale 16.46
That's the Ticket - Reg. $16.95;  Sale $12.21
Yippee-Skippee!- Reg. $14.95;  Sale $11.21

ZooBabies - Reg. $19.92;  Sale $14.96

Now, off to put in my order :-)

Have a Fantastic day!!!

Char






Monthly Newsletter....I DID IT!!

So, I'll hand myself a bouquet of Daisies....one of my favorite flowers!!

I decided that I needed to send out a monthly newsletter rather than relying on my blog to get the word out about my card clubs, classes and other things.

This way, those that want to know ahead of time about what's going on at Paws N Stamp with Char will have it all in one place rather than scattered about many blog posts.

My idea is this, after I get everything set up....probably after the 1st of the year....I'll be sending out updates about monthly card classes where you can sign up to take part via e-mail.  Yes, that's right.

I'll send out a monthly newsletter giving you different options of things to take part in.  I plan on having classes in my home from time to time and I will be starting up Card Clubs where you can get 5 other people together to form a club.   You commit to 6 months at $25 a month and every month a different person receives the hostess benefits!!   For a workshop to qualify for hostess benefits through Stampin' UP, you must have a $150 workshop.....so this makes sure you meet those requirements.  BUT....you aren't limited to that when it's your turn.  You can gather more orders and have an even bigger workshop.

These can be virtual clubs.....and I will explain all that later.....where you pay ahead of time and then I send out your card kits, by a certain date and you can get together with the other members and make your cards.

You can also opt to have a real life workshop where the 6 of you get together and we do the cards together, each month.  Still the same requirements.....6 people/6 months!  And, someone different gets to be the hostess each month.  Of course, it will depend on where you live, too ;-)

Also, I will have mystery hostess workshops online.....hopefully each month.

I'm really excited and hope you will join me on my new journey!!!

Please feel free to share my blog with friends and have them sign up to my blog and also my Monthly newsletter.

And, remember, I am on Facebook, too.

https://www.facebook.com/PawsNStampwithChar

Please visit me and LIKE my page :-)

Have a Great Day!!!!!

Char

Monday, October 21, 2013

I'll have a Blue Christmas


Ok, I know, that title smacks of Elvis. Sorry, couldn't resist :-) But, this card, other than color, is in no way blue or depressing.

This is the second card we made at my Open House!!



I love how the stripes in the Winter Frost Designer Series Paper coordinate with the Stylish Stripes Textured Impressions folder.

Before I list the supplies used, I wanted to update you on some ideas I have floating around in my head.

First off, if you would like to be on my mailing list for my monthly newsletter (which will be starting in December) where I will be sharing upcoming classes, stamp camps, Stamp Clubs, any specials SU may have and other information....please send me an e-mail so that I can get you on the list.  I may send out an e-mail with this information until I can get my newsletter set up.

The reason for the e-mail, in order to send out a Monthly Newsletter, as opposed to only posting here on the blog is that most people read their e-mails sooner than they do the blogs they follow and I wouldn't want you to miss anything.  PLUS, I don't want to send e-mails to people that may not be interested.

It's going to take a little bit to get myself up and going with all these new ideas I have floating around in my head.....as there is STILL so much to learn, especially with blogging.  But, hang in there with me.......I'll git er done!!!

OK....now for the card!!!

Here are the supplies I used:

The sentiment, Believe from
Snowflake Soiree Clear-Mount Stamp Set
SNOWFLAKE SOIREE CLEAR-MOUNT STAMP SET Price$21.95




Silver 1/8" Ribbon 132137 $4.95







Stylish Stripes Textured Impressions Folder132174   $7.95

  Festive Flurry Clear Mount Bundle  133285    $46.95

Scalloped Edge Border Punch  119882  $15.95











Basic Rhinestones Jewel Accents 119246   $4.95


Coastal Cabana 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock 131297 $6.95



You can purchase these items at my online store 24/7.

Have a Great Day!!!!
Char