Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Girls Night Out!!!!

We will be having Girls Night Out Friday October 23rd at 6:00 pm at my home. We will be making boxes, bags and tags. I will have dinner for everyone. The fee for class is $8.00 which will include all supplies to make the projects and dinner. Please RSVP by October 22nd if you plan on attending. Here are some of projects we will be making.

Friday, August 21, 2009

10-10-10 Class Saturday August 29th 2-4 pm

Ever needed a card at the last minute?! Well this is a class for you! We will be making 10 cards that can each be completed in 10 minutes or less and the cost is $10.00. This is a great way to make several cards in a short time to have on hand for all occasions. Please reserve your spot with payment of $10.00 by Wednesday, August 26th.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Beat The Heat with Stampin' Up! Open House

The weather is HOT outside so come Beat The Heat with Stampin' Up! I will be hosting an Open House on Saturday, July 25th OR Sunday, July 26th from 2pm-4pm at my home. This is a come and go event with lots of new samples, ideas and products from the new catalog. Choose the day that fits best with your schedule and come and join the fun. There will be games, door prizes, refreshments, a make and take and a free gift just for coming.

You can also win:
* a door prize given away every 15 minutes
* if you RSVP by Friday July 24th
* by bringing a friend NEW to my stamping group
*by hosting a workshop at your home

Plus the opportunity to win the grand prize to be given away each day.

Hope to see you all there!!

July 09 - December 09 Class Schedule

I have got classes all planned from now to the end of the year. I will get pictures added to the list on Monday. I have tried to include a variety of classes so hopefully you will find some that interest you. Whether you are a beginning stamper or a stamping expert, I would love for you to join me at my classes. There will be examples and sign up sheets available at Open House this weekend. Call or email me and reserve your spot for the classes of your choice!!!!.

Thank you and have a great week!

Monday, July 13, 2009

It has been awhile

It has been awhile since I have posted. Things have been crazy around our house. My son Cody turned a year old on May 23rd. He is alittle ball of fire! My daughter McKenzie is enjoying her summer staying with Grandma and Daddy. She will start Kindergarten the end of August and is so excited! We took a vacation to Branson at the end of May. We had such a great time!

Now on to the Stamping!!! Stampin' Up! has a new catalog out with tons of new stamp sets, paper and Big Shot Dies. I am in trouble! My wish list is so long! I am getting classes put together for the rest of the year. Watch my blog for updates for upcoming classes. If there is something that you would like to have a class on please let me know.

Thank you for stopping by and have a great week!!!

Brayered Rose Card

Supplies Needed:
· Pretty in Pink Card
· Barely Banana Cardstock – 4 x 5 ¼
· Whisper White Cardstock
· Big Shot Machine
· Manhattan Flower Embossing Flower
· Brayer
· YoYo Yellow Ink Pad
· Pretty in Pink Ink Pad
· Scalloped Oval Punch
· Large Oval Punch
· Oval All Stamp set
· Old Olive Cardstock
· Little Leaves Die

· Put the piece of white cardstock in the Manhattan Flower Embossing Folder and run through Big Shot Machine.
· Layer the items on the Big Shot like this: Multipurpose platform, 1 cutting pad, the embossing folder with paper in it, then the 2nd cutting pad.
· On the flat side of the white embossed piece, use the brayer to roll the yoyo yellow onto the card, Then add pretty in pink to the card.
· Cut around the image
· You will then have to trim the image to get it to fit on the barely banana cardstock
· Then you will take the little leaves die and the big shot
· Layer the items on the Big Shot like this: Layer the items on the Big Shot like this: Multipurpose platform, 1 cutting pad, the little leaves die face up, the paper, then the 2nd cutting pad.
· Cut the leaves apart and stick under the flower
· Stamp the greeting on a piece of whisper white using the pretty in pink

· Then punch it out using the large oval. I turn the stamp over so I can make sure that I get it lined up.

· Punch out a scalloped oval in Old Olive. Attach together and then attach to the card.

Circle Circus Card

Supplies Needed:
· Circle Circus Stamp Set
· Teeny Tiny Wishes Stamp Set
· Tempting Turquoise Ink Pad
· Soft Suede Ink Pad
· Scalloped Edge
· Whisper white Card 4 ¼ x 5 ½
· Tempting Turquoise Cardstock 4 x 5 ½
· Soft Suede Polka Dot Ribbon

· Cut ½ inch off of 1 end of your card

· Using the Soft Suede and the Tempting Turquoise stamp the images randomly on the front of the card

· Use the Scallop Edge Punch and scallop the short side of the white card. Then scallop one side of the tempting turquoise piece

· Wrap a piece of Polka Dot ribbon around the front of the card and attach to the back.

· Put the piece of tempting turquoise on the back. It will cover the ribbon

· Tie a bow on the front of the card

· Add you sentiment to the bottom of the card under the scallops.
Melissa Deal

Video Tutorials

I have started a blog with Video Tutorials. I have posted 2 videos and McKenzie posted a video. If you have any questions please let me know.

Thank you and have a great week!!!

Melissa Deal

Elegant Bouquet Card

Supplies Needed:
· Certainly Celery Card
· Pixie Pink – 4 x 5 ¼
· Whisper White – 3 ¾ x 5
· Sincere Salutations Stamp Set
· Stampin Pastels
· Big Shot Machine
· Elegant Bouquet Impressions Embossing Folder
· Ticket Corner Punch
· Whisper White Taffeta Ribbon
· White Embossing Powder
· Wide Oval Punch
· Stampin Dimensionals
· Versamark

· Take the Whisper White Cardstock and the Elegant Bouquet Impressions Embossing Folder and put it in the Big Shot.

· Layer the items on the Big Shot like this: Multipurpose platform, 1 cutting pad, the embossing folder with paper in it, then the 2nd cutting pad.

· Using Pixie Pink, Certainly Celery and YoYo Yellow chalk the embossed part of the card.

· Use the ticket corner punch and punch all 4 corners of the whisper white piece. Punch all 4 corners of the Pixie Pink cardstock

· Layer the white on the pixie pink

· Take a piece of whisper white taffeta ribbon and attach on the back. Make a cheater ribbon.

· Take a piece of certainly celery cardstock and stamp your greeting on it using versamark.

· Sprinkle with White Embossing powder and then heat.

· Use the Wide Oval punch and punch out the saying.

· Attach 2 dimensionals to the back of the greeting and attach to the card.