Look what is being offered from Stampin' Up!

Greetings!

Just got home from the On Stage Event celebrating Stampin' Up!'s 30 year birthday!  Boy was it fun filled!  Laughed so hard, my tummy hurt.  Great presentations, dear friends made, great prizes for all, and excitement seeing the new Occasions catalog coming in January!  What else starts in January?  Sale-a-bration!  Buy $50.00 worth of product from the Occasions Catalog OR the Annual Catalog, and you can get a free item from the Sale-a-bration brochure!  January is an exciting month at Stampin' Up!

One new exciting offering is the Craft & Carry Tote!  It is awesome, and will be available January 3rd for all of you who shop with me!  But WAIT!  If you join my team as a Stampin' Up! demonstrator, you can get the tote in your Starter Kit!  What?  Yes, you read that right!  Here is the brochure that explains the 2 options when you join Stampin' Up!

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So, see, January through March will be a great time to join my Crafting Gals team from Creating With Paper!  I would love for you to be a part of this great group!  We have fun and find all sorts of new ways to use products. 

I feel like I am missing something, but I can post again, once I remember what it is.  It has been a crazy couple weeks with On Stage, but I wouldn't have passed up the celebration for anything!  Let me know if you would like to join our wonderful team, and please let me know if you need help with anything.

Be kind to one another and remember to make time for some CREATING WITH PAPER! 


It's November and It Is Snowing Snowflakes!

Greetings!

Wow!  Do you like snowflakes as much as I do?  You can't have too many snowflake dies or stamps in my opinion!  After all, each one is different! 

November 1-30 (or until supplies last) Stampin' Up! is offering the "Catch A Snowflake" set and let me tell you, the items are awesome!  There are 2 stamp sets (Happiness Surrounds and Snow Is Glistening), the Snowfall Thinlit Die, Snowflake Trinkets AND White Velveteen Paper!  Wowza!  Don't wait though, if they run out, it will not be offered again!  Click on Shop Now or Shop With Me and it will take you directly to my site where they all can be purchased!



Here are the details of the set:                 
 

The White Velveteen Sheets are to die for!  I am getting some more!

Here are some samples that Stampin' Up! made from this set...

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If you would like to order these, and need help, don't hesitate to ask me...

I will be attending ON STAGE this year!  It is proving to be a HUGE gathering of such creative people, I am very excited!  They are celebrating 30 Years in the business, so I think they are quite a success!  I love Stampin' Up! products, ideas and especially the people!  We are like family to one another even though many have not met personally.  The dates I will be gone are November 6-11.  Yes, I voted already seeing as I am on a plane at 6:20 am on election day!  I will check email and be on Facebook and Instagram (if I can remember how to use it!) so don't hesitate to check in if you need anything!!!

So, until I return, be kind to one another and remember to always make time for Creating With Paper! 


My Halloween Projects

Hi There!

I just wanted to share some of my recent Halloween projects.  It has become so difficult not to go right in to Christmas, and I admit, I have done a few Christmas projects.  But, I decided to put those aside and concentrate on Halloween and then try and concentrate on Autumn projects...

So, here are just a few examples:
3 projects
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My plaquer
As you can see, the tags are using some Stampin' Up! new stamps and dies...they are just so cute!  I love the little witch and cauldron.  The first photo of 3 different projects, the ornament was my first try at making those.  It isn't pretty in person, but it photographed nicely.  Ha!  I was inspired by Christi Wroe and her Christmas ornaments.  But I need practice!  Not good with hot glue...but I will practice! 

I have some more cards to show you, but wanted to get this posted.

Until later, be kind to one another and remember to make time for some Creating With Paper!


Halloween Fun with my Gal Pals


Yes, it has taken me awhile to write this!  Had other things that were occupying my life...but I am here now!

Sunday, August 19th (yeah, I am going back a LONG ways) we had our Creating With Paper Craftin' Gal's gathering!  We always have such a blast at these events!  That alone gives me encouragement to keep doing them.  This time we made Halloween lanterns.  I cut everything out for each of the girls but still had some cutting to do while they all were making them.  Here is my sample I put out for everyone...
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Here are their works of art...
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They all just loved their creations!  I am very pleased when they really like something we make.

Then, September 16th, we did another Craftin' Gals Sunday and this time we made Christmas cards!  Here are my two samples...by the way, thank you to Sarah Lloyd and Stampin Fee from Denmark for the other cute, cute inspiration.  I must admit, I totally CASE'd these for my class.  Maybe just a few changes!
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 The results: 1st are Nee's cards - I love how she puts them in Pic Collage...something I must try!
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Here are Irene's cards and the group photo.  Linda is showing hers and Phyllis was shy and is just holding hers.

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Group on 16th

Our next gathering is October 14th, so local peeps, watch for the email!!!

That is all for today.  Oh, one last thing!  How could I forget?  If you don't have the Stamparatus yet, you NEED to get it!  It is AMAZING!  And now...there are tools to go with it!  See the flyer below for more details!  Grid paper - my number one get it now addition! 
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Until we meet again...be kind to one another and remember to make time for some Creating With Paper!!!

 


Holiday Catalog is here and LIVE!

Just a quick note to say
What a day, what a day!
It's available now, so take a looksy!
I hope all of you have your Holiday (catalog) booksy!

What a great array of fun is waiting in there
There is also examples of beauty to be fair
From stamps, dies and blends galore
Christmas, Thanksgiving and Halloween and More

So if you decide to take it a step further
Put in your requests and become a page turner
Don't forget to use the special code*
For all good wishes don't go untold...

Click on Let's Shop and you'll be closer than ever
To floating in bundles and stamps forever
You all are very special to me
So join me and others to shout out with glee

I LOVE THE 2018 HOLIDAY CATALOG!

I hope you like my poem...I try!  Ha!  Anyway, enjoy this cute video about the Holiday Catalog.
If you would like a catalog, please email me at michelle@creatingwithpaper.com.


Dont forget your September Hostess Code at the end of your order!


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I will be posting some Halloween fun soon so keep your eyes open!  Until then, be kind to one another and make some time for "CREATING WITH PAPER!"


The Dog Days of Summer Specials!!!

Hello My Friends!

I need to get right to all the exciting things happening this month first, so hold on for the wild ride!

Bonus Days are here!  What are Bonus Days?  Well, for every $50.00 you spend, you will get an email with a "bonus code" that entitles you to $5.00 to use in September!  Yes, that is right!  Spend $50.00 and get $5.00 to spend.  Pretty cool huh?  I just did a Huge Pre-Order from the Holiday Catalog and I earned $30.00!  Woo Hoo!  What is nice is that for you, my customers, you can redeem your $5.00 coupons on the Holiday Catalog extravaganza!  The Holiday Catalog becomes Live on September 1!


Also, Stampin' Up! has a special Limited Time Offer!  The bundle (Stamp and Framelits) called "Color Your Season" is only available the month of August.  Here is my sample I made from the set...  

  Pictures are a tad blurry, but I think you get the jist.  I have only had time to do this one sample, but I loved the stamp and using the Stampin' blends to color ithe flowers in.  I got my idea from Artisan Designer Elizabeth Price.  Take advantage of this limited offer!  There are many, many good ideas on Pinterest and blogs to see how they are used. 

Next (I told you it was an awesome month for offers!)...

If you have thought about our fabulous monthly Paper Pumpkin kits, now is the time to start the program!  You have to act quick though - your Paper Pumpkin Subscription needs to be in by August 10th!  Yikes!!!

Well, I think that is about all for the new happenings...I will blog again in a day or so to show off my Sunday Craftin' Gals group and what we did on the 29th gathering.  We had so much fun, and everyone enjoyed the Christmas in July theme we had!

One last thing...if you place an order under $150.00 through my site, please remember to use the August Hostess Code of YXPFT23P!  Oh and THANK YOU!
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Be kind to one another and remember to make time for Creating With Paper!
 


FREE Stamp Pad promo!

Hi All!

I just wanted to expand on something that I posted in my last blog!  If you join my team this month (July!), you will receive not only $125.00 worth of products for $99.00, previews of catalogs coming out, On Stage accessibility (well worth it!), pre-order ability, discount on products, BUT you also will get a choice of FREE STAMP PADS from one of the color families!  Here are some details!
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As you can see, it is a great deal!  If you were to get any 10 of these ink pads it would be $75.00!!!  So, you are getting that for FREE!  I can't stress it enough!  Stampin' Up! ink pads are some of the best out there.  They are guaranteed by Stampin' Up! They are coordinated with papers, markers, embellishments so your projects can be perfectly coordinated!  And what beautiful colors we now have with all of the new and returning colors brought in by the Color Revamp!  What family is your favorite?  I keep changing...so, I guess every family is my favorite! 

So, please consider joining the "Crafting Gals" at Creating With Paper...I would love to be your demonstrator and you should really think about this wonderful offer!  Let me know if you have questions or concerns.  I would be happy to help out.

That is all for today, just wanted to point out this fabby promo!  Be kind to one another, stay cool and try always to make time for Creating With Paper!


Christmas in July? You bet!

I won't say Merry Christmas just yet, but Happy Independence Day!

I got my Christmas mojo working overtime and thought I would share my first Christmas card of the season!  It was super simple to make...

 

Here are the products I used:

 

Big Shot
$110.00

 Note: As I said above, the Cheers To The Year stamp set is retired, but I liked the "JOY" from it. 

I need the new Holiday Catalog to come out!!!  Santa
Hint!  It is debuting in September!  August if you join my team and become a demonstrator!  If you are thinking about it, do it this month for the added bonus of a 10 pad set of one of the Classic Assortments!  You get that FREE when you join in July along with the other perks of becoming a demonstrator!  So, join today!

The NEW:

   July 2018 Hostess Code
Use this code when you purchase from me (love it when you do) and if your purchase is less than $150.00.  I do a drawing from people who used that code during the month at the end of the month.  Last months winner was: LINDA HANSEN!  Yay Linda! 

Well, I am working on other projects right now that I will post soon!  I hope all of you had a wonderful and safe 4th!  Be kind to one another and remember to make time for Creating With Paper! 


July Offerings - Too Good To Pass Up!

Greetings!

Let's just get to the GOOD stuff right away!  July is packed with a couple of awesome promotions from Stampin' Up!  First is the Designer Paper Sale...buy 3 get 1 free!  There is a select list, but what is included in the sale is absolutely great!  I just placed my order for extras of my favorites.
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Click on "Let's Shop" or "Shop Now" to buy your favorites.  Get them while they last!  They go fast with this bargain!

Next, if you are thinking about becoming a demonstrator, I would love to have you on my team.  In the month of July, you get an extra bonus for joining!  Starter Kits are always a great value at $99 for $125 worth of products, and Stampin' Up! throws in business supplies and free shipping as an added bonus!  But wait! 

Limited-Time Offer: FREE Ink Pad Assortment with Starter Kit!!!!!

During the Stampin' Pad Family Promotion, which runs July 1 through July 31, all new demonstrators will be able to select a FREE assortment of Classic Stampin' Pads in addition to their Starter Kit! So, don't you think it is the perfect time to join Stampin' Up!?

Each Stampin’ Pad Family is an assortment of 10 coordinating ink pads from one of the following color collections: Brights, Neutrals, Regals, Subtles, and 2017–2020 In Colors. 
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This offer is absolutely fabby!  10 FREE ink pads!  How can you go wrong?  Especially when you consider that as a Demonstrator, you also get sneak peeks on new items, pre-order capabilities (usually the month before items go public!), a chance to attend On Stage in April and November AND a discount on Demonstrator orders!  Now, I ask you...who wouldn't want to get ALL of those perks!  Ask me about joining!  Or click on "Join Me" or "Join the Fun", to become a member of the Craftin' Gals group!!!  Woo Hoo!  I still can't get over that you get 10 ink pads!  Wowza!  That is a savings of $75.00!  Oh my Gosh!

Well, that is it for today!  I hope you will take advantage of BOTH offers...get your paper and join my team!  What a deal!  I will see you after the 4th!  Happy Independence Day! 

Be kind to one another and always try to make time for Creating With Paper!


Summer! WooHoo!

Greetings my Peeps!

Ahhh, the days of summer!  Delightful, and here in San Diego, it hasn't been too bad!  The June Gloom is gone by 9am and the days are perfect low 70's in temperature.  This is what San Diego is all about!

I held my Crafting Gals Sunday group on the 10th, and used this gathering as my mini catalog launch!  Here is my small display table, as most of my June order had just arrived on Friday!  Eeek!  I displayed the cards I had time to make from my May Pre-order, the stamps and DSP and punch, didn't show up in the picture...oh well...

June 10th catalog launch

I want to thank all of the lovely ladies that I CASE'D for my show - with all that was going on here at home, my creative side of the brain was hard pressed and not working well...Thank you to Tatiana Creative, Gloria Plunkett, Dani Dziama, Karen Barber, Denita Wright, Laura Allen, and Randi Collins.  Your creativity inspires me every day! I said mini catalog launch, because I want to re-introduce the catalog in July when more can come and I will be able to have a larger display!!! 

Since we weren't going to meet again until July, we decided to make patriotic small tags.  These were perfect to hang on a Patriotic tree (for those of us who have a tree up all year...hint, Cathy!).  But also, if you have a birthday in July - it is a cute tag for a present! 

I took the idea from my friend Ginny Nemchak who does beautiful vintage, layered projects.  I printed out some patriotic pictures from Ginny, sized them for the small or mini tags and the gals had various patriotic prints for backgrounds.  Embellishments were glittery pipe cleaners (I think they call them something different now), bows, buttons, flowers - anything they wanted to use to dress up their tags.  Here are some pictures:

 Irene, Cathy and Nee with their patriotic tags

 Renee, Work in Progress and the Crafting Gals

As you can see, we like to eat, drink (wine!), and craft.  What fun we had - looking forward to July's meeting - Christmas in July????  We will see!

For those of you who have anxiously been awaiting the NEW colors of Stampin' Blends, well, we have to wait a little longer.  Per the update today, they are still "on their way".  They seem to be having an extra long vacation from us using them!  Ha!  I will let you all know when they will be in so we can get all of the new colors!  I have really had a wonderful time learning about the Blends and using them.

Remember, if you shop with me and it is under $150.00, use Junes code:
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If your order is $150.00 or more, don't use the code, because you will earn Reward Points for what you spend!  What a deal!!!  As always, if you would like to join my team, click on Join Me and we will get you signed up to receive $125.00 worth of goodies for $99.00, sneak previews of upcoming NEW things, previews of new catalogs, pre-order entitlements, and you can sign up for the On Stage conventions!!!  It is definitely a win-win for anyone!  I would love to be your demonstrator, so just let me know!

Well, that is all for today...please be kind to one another and make time for Creating With Paper!  Take Care All!