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Welcome to my WINDOW SHEET SERIES - Video #5!!! While this project doesn't use the Window Sheets, instead I'm featuring the ACETATE BOXES from page 13 of the Holiday Mini Catalog - you can make your own boxes in various shapes and sizes from Window Sheets...this product just makes it so much easier! You'll find a PRODUCT LIST below with everything I used to make these gifts and when you click on the products it takes you right to my Stampin' Up! store where you can order or just view the details about each one.

This is such an easy way to dress up a little gift....belly bands can be so fun!

You can watch my video here and see how easy this beautiful box is to decorate: 

If the video doesn't play - click HERE to watch it on my blog.




Here's a close up of the leaves from the SEASONAL LAYERS THINLIT set of dies - oh my - they are soooo pretty and intricate. This set of dies has something for every season - definitely a GREAT buy.


Here's the packet of coffee I found - it makes a single pot and it's the perfect size to fill up the ACETATE BOX.


Click on this link to get your coffee packets:

Door County Coffee & Tea Link


I hope you'll try this out and share photos with me???



You'll find the other WINDOW SHEET VIDEOS by clicking the photos below:







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Click on any of the products below (that I used to make the card for this video) to go right to my Stampin' Up! store to order:  

Product List

Acetate Card Boxes
Painted Autumn Designer Series Paper
Seasonal Layers Thinlits Dies
Lots Of Labels Framelits Dies
5/8" (1.6 Cm) Burlap Ribbon
Fast Fuse Adhesive
Decorative Ribbon Border Punch
Stampin' Dimensionals
Coffee Café Photopolymer Stamp Set
Gold Foil Sheets
Big Shot
Big Shot Die Brush - New Configuration
Glue Dots
Early Espresso Classic Stampin' Pad
Pumpkin Pie 8-1/2" X 11" Card Stock
Old Olive 8-1/2" X 11" Card Stock
Liquid Multipurpose Glue




Cancel your credit card before you die. 

Be sure and cancel your credit cards before you die! This is so priceless, and so easy to see happening, customer service being what it is today.

A lady died this past January, and Citibank billed her for February and March for their annual service charges on her credit card, and added late fees and interest on the monthly charge. The balance had been $0.00 when she died, but now somewhere around $60.00. A family member placed a call to Citibank. 
Here is the exchange :

Family Member: I am calling to tell you she died back in January.
Citibank:  The account was never closed and the late fees and charges still apply.

Family Member: Maybe you should turn it over to collections.

Citibank: Since it is two months past due, it already has been.

Family Member: So, what will they do when they find out she is dead?

Citibank: Either report her account to frauds division or report her to the credit bureau, maybe both!

Family Member: 'Do you think God will be mad at her?'
Citibank:'Excuse me?'
Family Member:'Did you just get what I was telling you - the part about her being dead?'

Citibank: 'Sir, you'll have to speak to my supervisor.'

Supervisor gets on the phone:

Family Member: 'I'm calling to tell you, she died back in January with a $0 balance.'

Citibank: ' The account was never closed and late fees and charges still apply.' 

Family Member: 'You mean you want to collect from her estate?'

Citibank: (Stammer) 'Are you her lawyer?'

Family Member: 'No, I'm her great nephew.' (Lawyer info was given) 

Citibank:'Could you fax us a certificate of death?'

Family Member: 'Sure.' (Fax number was given)

After they get the fax :

Citibank:'Our system just isn't setup for death. I don't know what more I can do to help.'

Family Member: 'Well, if you figure it out, great! If not, you could just keep billing her. She won't care.'

Citibank:'Well, the late fees and charges will still apply.'

(What is wrong with these people?!?)

Family Member: 'Would you like her new billing address?'

Citibank: 'That might help....'

Family Member: Odessa Memorial Cemetery , Highway 129, Plot Number 69.'

Citibank: 'Sir, that's a cemetery!'

Family Member: 'And what do you do with dead people on your planet???'

And you wondered why Citibank needed help from the Feds?


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Happiness is a cup of coffee shared with a friend....I'm so excited to introduce my first online class in a long time!!! What is this? It's a complete class that features the Coffee Cafe Bundle shown on page 30-31 in the big catalog. It's just in time for fall and warm drinks...you're going to love it! There are 8 exclusive card designs - each one featuring it's own step-by-step video tutorial.

Click HERE to see all the details - it's available with 3 options!


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A gift for you: 

When you order the Color Theory Bundle or place a $50 order with me - you'll receive a 14 page/14 card PDF tutorial featuring all the products in this bundle! Here are a few snippets included in the Tutorial:

Color Theory Bundle
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Kathleen Chabot

This would work beautifully for a gift of handmade cards. Thanks for the tutorial!

Jane Harrah

Love your gift idea and love your jokes! thanks for sharing.


Kelly this was an amazing idea and I love how you found these packages of coffee all set up in fall colors knowing it would match your cardstock colors AND fit into that acetate boxes!!! LOL I do the same thing! I buy things for no reason other than to create with them!!! I get those same "Weird" Looks from my family too, trust me! :)
Great joke too!!!

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