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It's Time to Save!!! Year End Closeout Sale Starting Today! December 3rd

It's time to save on our year end closeout sale!
It only happens once a year. Don't miss this opportunity to get these items.

2019 Holiday catalog items.

Offer while supplies last. When they are gone, they are gone for good.

Follow link to get the PDF of selected items.

No minimum purchase required. Buy as little or as much as you want.



If you lose this post do not forget I post the lists on my Tool Box page and my Catalogs page.

Happy Shopping, from Sandy
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Ribbon Report - News from Sandy and Stampin' Up! November 2019

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With Halloween over it means we are in the holiday season planning stages. Our Thanksgiving plans are set and I will be designing some place setting ideas to use at a restaurant. Christmas plans are underway. Time to start designing those Christmas cards and gathering supplies. I am happy to help with design. I have a lot of samples or can help work out a design if you have a stamp set in mind. Feel free to call or email me. 
This month there is a lot of exciting news to share. Our trimmer is now available to purchase. We have a gorgeous Christmas suite of products available while supplies last. I know some of you will start listening to Christmas music already. And others of you are just waiting to deck out your tree. 
Host Code for November: HMF9HAXM Use the host code when placing online orders, and you may get a gift from me. Does not apply to Paper Pumpkin subscriptions, sorry. 
Birthday Month…

New Trimmer from Stampin' Up! Available for Purchasing

The new trimmer is here! Today! November 1, 2019

Stampin' Up! has been working for quite some time to create a new trimmer for us that cuts and scores up to 12x12 inch paper like a boss. 
Being a Demonstrator, I am able to order the trimmer early and test it out. It is now the only trimmer I am using. And I cut and score a lot of paper daily. My first blade still cuts like the first day. You are not likely to see as heavy a use as me. Though, I cannot say for sure. That being said, refill packs won't be available until January 2020. I honestly cannot see the average person needing to worry about refill before January. I have not loved a cutter as much since our guillotine cutter back from more than ten years ago. I do not use mine anymore. And I am shocked by that. I have always preferred a guillotine cutter. But this new trimmer cuts beautifully. And the fact that I can cut and score from the same unit saves me time and I find that I am scoring my stuff a lot more. 
The new tri…

New Trimmer Coming Soon!

I am taking names for the first to be notified for the new trimmer. We still have no exact release date. Demonstrators may preorder in October. So best guess is sometime after November 1st.

To get placed on the first to be notified list, contact me today. I will put you on the list.

Trimmer is $25.00
Refill pack of 4 $12.00

Cute Lil Snowman Tag

This cute lil snowman tag resulted from me not getting products that I wanted. Recently I participated in a Christmas tag swap. I knew the layout and the paper that I wanted to use, from the Let It Snow suite on pages 18-21 of the Holiday 2019 catalog. I realized I did not order the stamp set, nor the punch that would have made the cutest little ol tag. I should have ordered the Snowman Season stamp set and the snowman builder punch. Alack alas, I did not.

So I punted. I used several punches to create the snowman base. and I fussy cut (handout) all 20 carrot noses. And I couldn't find my black rhinestones to use for the coal face pieces. So I colored them with the black Stampin' Blends.

Since I used a tag topper punch for the scalloped edge, and they punch out a hole for ribbon, I had to back the hole with a 1/2" circle punch, in Pool Party, so I could attach a ribbon on the front with a glue dot.

The end result is cute. It is just not what I pictured in my head. Does th…


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