Wednesday, November 26, 2008

It's not TOO late!!!!

You DO have time to make some BEAUTIFUL cards for the holidays. This is a class I'm offering as a "to go" option only. You will make 10 absolutely gorgeous (GOJUS! I tell you!!) cards. The kit includes all paper, pre-cut and scored, and slightly stamped, 1 package of Season of Cheer Rub-ons, 8 Build-A-Brads, 18 Felt Flurries Snowflakes and the directions to put all of them together. Plus, as an added bonus, you will receive directions for a cute little portfolio to keep your cards in. (or use the directions at a later date, change up the paper, and make it into a gift for someone else!) Remember - you get the entire set of Season of Cheer Rub-Ons - you'll only use 10 of the phrases and 8 snowflakes, that leaves you with a LOT of extras. Put them on a glass jar, put some candy in the jar, instant gift!!! The fee for this class is only $30. Here are the cards included:

Card #1

Card #2

Card #3

Card #4

Card #5

The deadline to sign up for this Class To Go is December 4th. That way I can build your packets and have them shipped out to you ASAP. Please keep in mind, these 10 cards will take you an hour or less to "build". Such a short time, such wonderful results!
Email me today to sign up!

Sunday, November 9, 2008

Ribbon Frenzy

I love ribbon! You'll notice that about everything I create has ribbon incorporated in it. Would your like to have lots of ribbon too? Want to try every color in our spectrum? You can! Here's how = you can have 2 yards of each color of our 1/4 inch grosgrain ribbon for $20 by emailing me by November 15th. That's 40 YARDS of ribbon. What a great way to sample each color and figuring out which color you use the most of! So email me today. Again the deadline is November 15th!

Peeling myself off of the creative block...

I felt like I hit a creative block...I'd sit at my table, get my paper out and just stare at it. Hmmm. I know I promised that I would have the Holiday Extravaganza items posted LAST WEEK...but, I just couldn't get past the block. I really hope that you like what I came up with...I don't know that it's my best of all creations, but I've gotta give you something. And this week is Alex's birthday (#1 - I can't believe it!) so I'll be busy with the preparations for that this week.... So, here goes -
ANNOUNCING - HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA!!! Remember - you can choose to make either 10 cards (you choose which one and you'll make 10 of that card), 24 gift tags, or 8 gift packages. The cost is $15, deadline to sign up is November 16th. Here are your options:

1) Cardinal Christmas

2) From Our House to Yours

3) Best Wishes Snowflake

4) Noel - Big on Christmas

Here are the Gift tags - You'll make 3 of each design:
( Please note - some designs may vary depending on availibility of Designer Paper and Rub-ons)

And, the gift packaging - you'll make 2 of each design. Again, patterned paper may vary depending on availability.

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Where does the time go?

Do we lose it when we change our clocks from Daylight Saving Time back to regular time? I don't know, but I do NOT have enough hours in the day to save ME! Can we create Jen Saving Time? That would sure help me out. If I could live without sleep - that would be a way to add some hours into my day. But the doctors tell us that we must sleep, and every so often, my eyelids tell me the same thing. "You must sleep now, I'm shutting these lids so you can't see anything. Don't be alarmed, after a good night's sleep, I'll open again. No, no, don't try and force them back open, here I'll help you out. Do you feel how heavy your head is getting? It wants a pillow." And with that, I stop fighting the fight, and go to bed. Anyway - I know that I was to post photos of my creations for the Holiday Extravaganza on Monday. Well, I've hit a creative block. I have been working on things, it's just a matter of coming up with some "knock your socks off" items that all of you will be dying to make yourselves. So, I promise that I will REALLY try to post the pictures tonight....But, in the meantime, let me fill you in on the Holiday Extravaganza event itself!

First off - the event will be held on November 21st and 22nd. The location will be determined by the amount of attendees. Likely it will be at the Denison Municipal Utilities building.
You will have the option of making 10 cards, 25 gift tags or 8 gift package items. Maybe you will want to come both the 21st and 22nd and make cards one time and the tags the next? This is up to you. The fee is $15 for whichever item you elect to make. $15 for 10 cards, $15 for 25 gift tags, or $15 for 8 gift packages. Sounds like fun doesn't it!!!

The gift tags will be a variety of tags. There will be some that use rub-ons, some that are big, some that are small. You WILL love them! The gift packaging items will be: 2 gift bags, 2 bag toppers, 2 triangle pouches and 2 treat holders.

Again, I will try my best to get these items posted tonight....or at least tomorrow sometime. The deadline to sign up will be November 15th. I hope that will give everyone plenty of time to make their decisions!

Saturday, November 1, 2008

Happy Halloween!!!

The boys had a great time trick-or-treating last night. I know I don't normally post photos of my kids, but thought it would be okay - since they are wearing costumes that I created! Will wanted to initially be a pig. I couldn't quite justify having a 2 1/2 year old boy dressed in pink, so we convinced him that a cow was the way to go....

After some overly shy moments at the office, he overcame that and was most glad to go knock on doors or ring doorbells. He'd even say trick or treat, and thank you to each and every house. As soon as we were walking back down the sidwalk, he'd ask if we could trick or treat again.

Alex, he got the pleasure of being the pig. I hope that this won't hurt his ego much in his future. After he was referred to as the little sister a couple of times, the guilt was really setting in. He will not be dressed in pink for several years - and only on his own will.

I thought his costume turned out cute, but it will likely be burned now - or handed down to some other little one - with the recommendation that it goes to a girl.

Alright - I know this isn't much, but I've got a whole pile of work to be done. To clean or not to clean, to stamp or not to stamp. It's a difficult decision....But I must get my Holiday Extravaganza items ready so I can post those on Monday. Holiday Extravaganza you ask....stay tuned!!