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December 2016

Brand new...ONLINE VIP CLUB!!!

 

 

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Join my ONLINE VIP CLUB!!! This is perfect if you're long distance or you can't get away to come to local classes. Read more for the details...

ONLINE VIP BENEFITS:

  • FREE  Stampin' Up! catalogs
  • $30 in free merchandise of your choice at the end of 6 consecutive months
  • A technique card by mail each month using the latest and greatest from Stampin' Up!
  • A monthly video tutorial of the technique
  • A sampler instruction card with the monthly technique and printed instructions (you can make up your own little book of techniques with these)
  • Access to my exclusive VIP Facebook Group

 

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How do you join?

  • Place your online order using the hostess code provided below and pop me an email at kelly@AStampAbove.com to let me know you are going to participate as an ONLINE VIP.
  • I will mail you the technique instruction card and a card using the technique.
  • I will mail you the current Stampin' Up! catalogs if you don't have them.
  • I'll email you a link to the technique video.

 

Fine Details:

  • Place a minimum $25 order (before tax & shipping) each month for 6 consecutive months using the monthly HOSTESS CODE provided on my blog.
  • Orders must be placed between the 1st day of the month and the 25th.
  • Orders will be delivered directly to you within 7 days.
  • Online orders will need to be placed each month. For example if you order $50 in January …. the balance cannot be applied to February.
  • At the end of your 6 month window - you'll be able to order $30 of your choice in Stampin' Up! products when you return the ONLINE VIP REWARDS FORM below.
  • You can rejoin as many times as you'd like.

Download ONLINE VIP REWARDS FORM PDF

 

This hostess code can be found on my blog in the right column - all month long: 

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Here's a short video that will show you where to add the HOSTESS CODE and how to set up and online account: VIDEO

 

Don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions! kelly@AStampAbove.com

 

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Christmas Party with my TEAM!!!

We had such a great time earlier this month at the TEAM Christmas party - always one of my favorite events of the year!!! We had amazing food....

 

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 Fun games...

 

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Blind stamping competitions...

 

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A gift card holder swap...

 

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Handmade gift exchange...

 

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Lots of fun and a whole lot of cheer!

As we wind down 2016 - I'm looking forward to a new year filled with good health, family and friends.

Wishing you a HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!

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Feature Friday - Pop Up Card

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Here's another SNEAK PEEK for you today - BALLOON ADVENTURES. This is one of the new bundles going live on January 4th in the Occasions Mini Catalog. Did you get your catalog yet? It should be arriving in your mailbox before January. Please contact me if you didn't get one yet!!

I am amazed at how easy this set of thinlits is to use. You can whip up a card in a few minutes with ease. And it's so fun - I love balloons and presents! This thinlit set coordinates with the Balloon Bouquet punch too.

 

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Here's a video showing you how to use the pop-up thinlits:

  

Click here if the video above doesn't play: VIDEO

 

DIMENSIONS:

  • Tip Top Taupe 8-1/2 x 5-1/2
  • Whisper White 8 x 5, scored at 4"
  • DSP 2 @ 1/2 x 4-3/4

 

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Congratulations to Cynthia O'Hara of Gansevoort, New York - the November winner!

GET A FREE GIFT when you place an order with me - see details HERE

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A Year In Review

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Here's another one of my favorites from 2016. I love this little set - a gorgeous card and matching treat. I had so much fun making this duo of love!

 

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Click HERE to see all the details.

 

 

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Congratulations to Cynthia O'Hara of Gansevoort, New York - the November winner!

GET A FREE GIFT when you place an order with me - see details HERE

Thank You for Shopping with Me!

New to online ordering - Click Here

Shop the Clearance Rack - up to 80% savings!

Paper Pumpkin - Join with me 

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Get the details, Local Stamping Events, and Ordering Incentives HERE

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Wait...WHAT? & Joke of the Week

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I have a quick tip today to get rid of  annoying wrinkles in your ribbon and twine:

 

If the video doesn't play - click here to go to my blog to watch it: VIDEO

 

A Joke

 

John Cassis is one of our nation's finest motivational speakers. 
 
He told a story recently about a time when he was serving as one of the chaplains for the Chicago Bears during their glory years of the 80's. 
 
As John tells it, Coach Ditka was about to deliver a locker room pep talk one day.    He looked up and saw defensive tackle William "Refrigerator" Perry.  How could he not see him?  At 338 pounds the Fridge stood out even in a crowd of pro football players.  Ditka gestured to the Fridge.  "When I get finished," he said, "I'd like you to close with the Lord's Prayer."  Then the coach began his talk. 
 
Meanwhile, Jim McMahon, the brash and outspoken quarterback, punched John Cassis.  "Look at Perry, " McMahon whispered, "he doesn't know the Lord's Prayer." 
 
Sure enough, Perry sat with a look of sheer panic on his face, his head in his hands. He was sweating profusely.  "Everybody knows the Lord's Prayer," said Cassis to McMahon in disbelief.  After a few minutes of watching the Fridge leaking  several gallons of sweat, McMahon nudged Cassis again. "I'll bet you 50 bucks Fridge doesn't know the Lord's Prayer." 
 

As Cassis tells the story, he stops to reflect on the absurdity of it all: "Here we were sitting in chapel and betting 50 bucks on the Lord's Prayer." 
 
When Coach Ditka finished his pep talk, he asked all the men to remove their caps.  Then he nodded at Perry and bowed his head.  It was quiet for a few moments before the Fridge spoke in a shaky voice,  "Now I lay me down to sleep. I pray the Lord, my soul to keep."   
 
Cassis felt the tap on his shoulder.  It was Jim McMahon. "Here's the 50 dollars,"   he whispered. "I had no idea Perry knew the Lord's Prayer." 
 

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Congratulations to Cynthia O'Hara of Gansevoort, New York - the November winner!

GET A FREE GIFT when you place an order with me - see details HERE

Thank You for Shopping with Me!

New to online ordering - Click Here

Shop the Clearance Rack - up to 80% savings!

Paper Pumpkin - Join with me 

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Get the details, Local Stamping Events, and Ordering Incentives HERE

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A Year In Review

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Well it's almost time for a NEW YEAR and I think is always fun to go back over the last year and revisit some of my favorite projects. This one uses a FOLDER TAPPING TECHNIQUE. It's an easy way to get a shabby chic look.

 

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Take a look back at this easy technique - you can watch my video here:

 

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Here's the inside:

 

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GET A FREE GIFT when you place an order with me - see details HERE

Thank You for Shopping with Me!

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Project Sheet Monday

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I hope you had a fantastic Christmas!!!! We had a wonderful time at my mom's house. Lots of food, fun, and family!!! 

 

Thank You Card

Supplies

  • Stamp Sets – Window Shopping (142920)
  • Card Stock – Whisper White (100730), Daffodil Delight (119683), Basic Black (121045)
  • Stamp Pads – Daffodil Delight (126944), Basic Black (140931)
  • Misc -  Dimensionals (104430), Tombow Liquid Glue (110755),  Big Shot (143263), Falling Petals Embossing Folder (142761), Layering Squares Framelits (141708), Sprinkles Embellishments (142741), Mini Paper Clips Combo Pack ( 142766), Sending Love Ribbon Combo Pack (142737), Stamp a ma Jig ( 101049)

Measurements:  

  • Daffodil Delight 8 1/2” x 5 1/2” 
  • Whisper White 5 ¼ x 4
  • Square Layers:  Whisper White 2 5/8” Square, Daffodil Delight Scallop 2 ¾” Square, Basic Black Scallop 3” Square

Instructions

  1. Emboss Whisper White layer using the Big Shot and the Falling Petals embossing folder.  Adhere this layer using liquid glue to Daffodil Card base.
  2. Stamp Flower on Stamp a ma Jig in both directions.  Then stamp, using the Stamp a ma Jig two flowers facing each other.  Next stamp Phrase using Basic Black ink and then cut out using the Layering Squares Framelits and the Big Shot.  You’ll also want to cut out the other two Scallop squares. Adhere each layer to the next.  
  3. Tie a small bow using the White Ribbon from the Combo pack and loop through the paper Clip.  Clip this to the upper right corner.
  4. Adhere all three layered squares to the card base using Dimensionals.  
  5. Using just a dot of Liquid Glue, adhere the Sprinkles Embellishments in place at the center of both flowers.

  

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Congratulations to Cynthia O'Hara of Gansevoort, New York - the November winner!

GET A FREE GIFT when you place an order with me - see details HERE

Thank You for Shopping with Me!

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Pretty Birthday

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Merry Christmas Eve!!!!

Here's something that's not Christmasy...a gorgeous birthday card that I received a while back in a swap. I LOVE the colors used to create this card...it's just so pretty! I love the font on the HAPPY BIRTHDAY - this greeting is from the BETTER TOGETHER stamp set shown in the Product List below. It's a GREAT all around greeting set. The flowers and leaves come from the SWIRLY BIRD bundle.

 

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Thank You for Shopping with Me!

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Feature Friday Video - Octagon Gift Box - SNEAK PEEK!

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I found this cute little octagon box online and had to give it a try...guess what? It's easy peasy lemon squeezie!!! It uses the Gift Bag Punch Board - there are so many cute things you can make besides gift bags with this jewel.

I'm using the NEW Balloon Adventures stamp set with the NEW Party Animal Designer Series Paper - super cute right?

 

I have a short video that shows you just how to make it here:

 

If the video doesn't play - you can go to my blog and watch it there by clicking HERE.

 

Box Dimensions:

  • Inside Box (Whisper White) - 4-1/4 x 10-1/2 scored at 2, 4, 6, 8 & 10 on the long side and at 1-3/8 on the short side
  • Outside Box (Emerald Envy) - 4-1/4 x 11 scored at 2-1/16, 4-2/16, 6-3/16, 8-4/16, & 10 5/16 and at 1-3/8 on the short side
  • Party Animal Designer Series Paper panels - 1-3/4 x 2-5/8

Card Dimensions:

  • Crushed Curry - 5-1/2 x 8-1/2
  • Party Animal DSP 1-1/2 x 5-1/2
  • Pacific Point, Tangerine Tango, Emerald Envy scraps

 

 ***The Balloon Adventures Bundle and Party Animal DSP are not available until January 4th.

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GET A FREE GIFT when you place an order with me - see details HERE

Thank You for Shopping with Me!

New to online ordering - Click Here

Shop the Clearance Rack - up to 80% savings!

Paper Pumpkin - Join with me 

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Merry Moose - TOO CUTE!

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Isn't this stinkin' cute??? I found this while I was going through my photo gallery - I forgot to share it with you - OH MY! I didn't make it - it's a swap card that I received in October.

 

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I know you most likely have your Christmas cards done....right? But this is such a cute little bundle that you might want to add it to your stamping stash!

 

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Both the stamp set and punch are on the YEAR END CLOSEOUTS!!!

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Congratulations to Cynthia O'Hara of Gansevoort, New York - the November winner!

GET A FREE GIFT when you place an order with me - see details HERE

Thank You for Shopping with Me!

New to online ordering - Click Here

Shop the Clearance Rack - up to 80% savings!

Paper Pumpkin - Join with me 

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Get the details, Local Stamping Events, and Ordering Incentives HERE

December Hostess Code:  TGKR4FSY

 

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