Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Cards & Coffee

 
Like coffee? Like crafting? Come join me for some cardmaking on Tuesday next week. Two sessions, you choose the location. Class is FREE with a $50 order or $5. If you place a fifty dollar order you will also get your choice of one of 19 FREE products (stamp sets or paper or accessories or a punch) from the Sale-A-Bration catalog. Please RSVP by Monday (2/4).

Caribou Coffee Cambridge 12-1:30 pm February 5th
Caribou Coffee Coon Rapids 5-6:30 pm February 5th

The picture is a teaser of the projects.

See you Tuesday.

Thank you for stopping by today!

Keep being creative, Sandy

My Paper Pumpkin

Easy crafting? Check!
Easy storage? Check!
Easy to get started? Check!

You need to check out My Paper Pumpkin today.

https://mypaperpumpkin.com/en/

Thank you for stopping by today!

Keep being creative, Sandy

Monday, January 28, 2013

It's Hard to Say Goodbye

The senior pastor for 16 years at our church is retiring. He rebuilt this church when the entire pastoral staff retired 15-16 years ago. Even though we go to a large, some might say "mega" church, he was approachable and often very funny. He was very good at making his sermons relatable to modern life.

Pastor Steve was a theater major before he found his calling. It showed in his frequent theatrical monologues. In fact that was my fondest memory of him. Christmas Eve 2005 he did a monologue from the viewpoint of one of the stable workers at the Inn where Jesus was born (if I remember correctly). My daughter was young and of the age of not sure whether anything in the Bible was real. She was truly questioning her place in church and her relationship with God at a very young age in a mature way that some people don't think about until adulthood. Anyway, during the monologue, and I still get choked up thinking about this, she turned to me with big eyes and open heart and said "Jesus IS real". She has never looked back and that Faith has come mighty handy.

So longs ways around the story, card was made for our retiring senior pastor. The above was the story I wrote in the card. We all shared a special memory. I mean when I say I had less than five minutes to make this card. Not bad at all.

Thanks for stopping by and happy stamping, Sandy

Thank you for stopping by today!

Keep being creative, Sandy

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Dude - Go Build Something!

Dude, you can build something, make a card, express yourself, with this new kit from Stampin' Up! called Dude, You're Welcome!

Watch the very funny Sara Douglass in this video from Stampin' Up! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=neReT3swxRU

Isn't she a doll?

Item # 132807 Dude, You're Welcome

Be sure to buy it in time for the man in your life to build you a valentine card!


Thank you for stopping by today!

Keep being creative, Sandy

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Gimme, gimme, gimme

So what products from Sale-a-Bration do you like getting for FREE the most (with $50 order) - stamp sets, a punch, a pack of designer paper, accessories pack or My Digital Studio downloads pack?

Maybe I should ask, did you know you could get those for free?

Hmmm... I pick DSP, then MDS downloads. I will always pick consumables like paper and ribbon and such and get them for FREE.

Post your choice.

And you can shop for your own FREE stuff at  http://www.stampinup.net/esuite/home/sohott/promotions

Thank you for stopping by today!

Keep being creative, Sandy

Friday, January 18, 2013

Cards & Coffee

You are welcome to attend my Cards & Coffee class. Class is FREE with a $50 order or $5.00. But you are going to want to place a Sale-A-Bration order and get FREE stuff and a FREE class.

We will make two WOW (read: over the top) cards

January 22, 12-1:30 pm, Cambridge Caribou Coffee
January 22, 5-6:30 pm, Coon Rapids Caribou Coffee

New set of cards
February 5, 12-1:30 pm, Cambridge Caribou Coffee
February 5, 5-6:30 pm Coon Rapids Caribou Coffee

Please register for any of these classes the day before. Bring a friend. Lets have some fun!!!

Thank you for stopping by today!

Keep being creative, Sandy

Thursday, January 17, 2013

NEW Stampin' Up! Trimmer



See me LIVE open and play with the new Stampin' Trimmer from Stampin' Up!

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Keep being creative, Sandy

SNAIL Tape is Awesome



Catch me LIVE trying the reformulated SNAIL tape for the first time.

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Keep being creative, Sandy

Sandy is on Facebook

Be sure to LIKE my business page on Facebook. You never know what you might find there!

http://m.facebook.com/SandyMcManusStamps?id=454846547910981&refsrc=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2FSandyMcManusStamps&_rdr

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Keep being creative, Sandy

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

The Doctor Is In

I had my big annual What A Girl Wants event tonight. Normally my daughter would help me but both kids have the plague that's going around. So my husband came with. He's such a gem. During a lull he was fascinated by the British phone booth stamp in one of the Sale-a-Bration FREE ones (need to look up which one). He says it looks like the Tardis from Dr Who. Having never seen the show, sure.

He sneaked behind one of my display boards crafting a something. Said I couldn't look until his masterpiece was complete. He crafted this only the supplies on hand. Like he said, if he had access to my full arsenal of Stampin' Up! supplies who knows how far he would have gone. He says the guy is Tom Baker, doctor number 4. I am clueless.

So if you have a Dr. Who fan in the family, consider placing a $50 order and get this stamp set FREE.

SEE! Guys can craft too. More on that in the coming weeks. New products just for men.

Sound your sirens and visit your Tardis.

Happy Stampin'

Thank you for stopping by today!

Keep being creative, Sandy

Sunday, January 13, 2013

You're Invited! What a Girl Wants 2013


I would like to invite you to the 8th Annual What a Girl Wants Expo on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 from 4-9 pm at Greenhaven Country Club in Anoka. This is my third year participating. I have lots of samples and two make n take projects. So excited!!!

Admission is $2.00 and you will receive raffle tickets at check in. Waxing, music, massages, 90 vendors and more.


Please go to facebook.com/WhatagirlwantsExpo for updated information. Like us!!!!

Below is the Facebook Announcement:

Join us for our 8th annual Girl's Night Out! Come with your girlfriends or spend some quality time on your own!
After all the wonderful holidays..."put your feet up" with us! There will be over 90 Vendors...with something for everybody!
Fun/Free/Photo Booth - $5 eyebrow waxing- $1/minute massage-Free give aways at most booths - Drink specials and Dinner available for extra charge.
Plus...it will feel a lot like...Spring! Thanks to Green Valley Garden Center. New! Kendri Scarborough will be providing music in the bar area!
Cost: $2 at the door. You will recieve 2 $1 vendor coupons to spend that night.
Raffel tickets will be available for $1 a piece. Our non-profit organization this year...is Cookie Cart! Check them out; cookiecart.com
Please go to facebook.com/WhatagirlwantsExpo for updated information. Like us!!!!

Thank you for stopping by today!

Keep being creative, Sandy