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Sunday, September 18, 2016

It was quite an event!

It's been a few months since I posted, but I've had a lot on my mind and plate.  Have lots of events planned for the store and too many things going on at once. ;O)  It's a good thing.

Yesterday we had a Private Party Sale event.  It was Hawaiian themed and we handed out leis and had pineapple, mandarin oranges and cherries for dessert.  Here are some of the photos!!

 I'll have to add the one of Jeff and I later.

The Stamp N Scrap Resale was last weekend and it was a huge success.  Everyone I talked to did good and had a good time.  I bought some items for an upcoming event.  I didn't go overboard this year!!

Remember to shop small.  Another store is closing in October unless they find someone who will buy them out.  It's news that is hard to hear. 

Til next time,

Monday, July 25, 2016

Feelin' Groovi

So this weekend I got together with my friend Vikki and we created four cards to take to conventions to show what the new plates can do!!  Laura will be demo'ing them but she couldn't play with us on Sunday, she had to work her real job.

Here are the samples we got done:

 Remember to shop small!!

Sunday, June 26, 2016

The Imitator video

Today was a good day.  The Rios came over for dinner and then we went to see the boys.  Drew turned 11 on Friday, so Papa and I went to give him his gift and get ice cream.... well, lemon ice from Culver's.  His favorite.
Laura and I ran to the store to do this video about the stamp positioner I make and sell.  It works really good, just like the expensive ones on the market right now. No fancy name, no fancy color, just simple and inexpensive.
Take a peek:
Remember to shop small,

Saturday, June 11, 2016

The Imitator

So I watched a video on youtube on how to make your own stamp positioner like the one that is going for $45 and $60.  Then I seen one that used an empty DVD case.  I searched EVERY WHERE for them and could not find them.  Just so happened Laura had gotten some online and had a few left over.  I made one for myself and one for her.  Then made a few for the store.  I also put them in my Etsy store.
AMAZING...they are only $10!!
In case you haven't seen them used or know how they work...I'll be doing a video very soon!!  But here is a picture in the mean time.
PLEASE support small business.  Rent is going up and we need your support.

Friday, May 27, 2016

New Boards

Last week Laura and I updated the 3 boards I already had made.  This week I completed my fourth.  It's always a long task to do 14-15 cards that will consist of different styles, different stamps and designs.  Whew... I finished today.  Couldn't stop till I got it done!  Cinci here we come!!
Remember to Shop Small,

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Not far from Home

So last weekend (April 23 & 24) we were in Akron for Adventures in Stamping.  It was a great weekend.  Lots of friends stopped by to say hi, including some old TAC Angels who were having a get together on Sunday evening.  I couldn't go cuz #1 I was tired, #2 it was after a show and we had helpers that needed to get home and #3 I was tired. :O)  But it was good to talk with Yuki and Angi, and see Monica, Brenda and Rita.

Here is our booth set up.  A photo bomb by George. Hey, he's an important part of our set up and relief, so getting him in the picture was great!!

Our Home away from Home!

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Wednesday, April 6, 2016

If You Missed It!!

Our last coloring day was March 26.  We had a great time and Annette let us pick a picture from her coloring books by Pamela Smart.  If you go to Amazon she's listed under her name, PJC or Color Me Your Way.  I would love to have all these books for myself,  I would NEVER get them all done.  Annette doesn't like to do people so she gave this one to me.  I LOVE it!!  She is now framed and hanging in the store by the coloring books.

We always share hints and helps to questions you may have and it's a great time.  Our next Cookies and Color is April 23!!  You must sign up so we can guarantee you a spot.  Cookies and pages are supplied, but be sure to bring your favorite coloring utensils.

Be sure to shop small.
Til next time,

Sunday, March 6, 2016

Cookies and Coloring

On the Saturday before Easter (March 26) we'll be having a Cookies and Coloring day.  I got an early start.  This is from one of the small coloring books that are so popular here at the store. I made a mistake in coloring the ribbon, but Copics are so forgiving that I fixed and you can barely tell!!  Check your calendar and join us for some fun and cookies (see class page on the website)!  I will be sharing some coloring secrets all day long. :O)
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Sunday, February 21, 2016

Other People's Wish List

I've gotten a lot of requests for my flowers, etc.  It's a great compliment to do something so many others want.  I've been busy with flowers, butterflies, tags, etc. and got them packaged today and on my Etsy Store.  Here they are:
Here is a sneak peek what you will find:
See you soon,
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Sunday, February 14, 2016

Spring is in the air!!

Oh I've been having so much fun making flowers!  I did some roses a few weeks ago and now I'm doing some that look like mums.  I guess I should have used fall colors. lol  Oh well there will be more on my list of fun.
Till next time...
Remember to shop small,