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Saturday, June 6, 2009

Recharging your blender pens

Sometimes, my blender pens get dried out and don't blend so well anymore. I found this fantastic technique to recharge the blender pen and make them good as new, without the cost of buying a new one.

Use a 5 ounce container wide enough to hold the blender pen's inner tube
Combine one ounce of glycerin (found in any pharmacy chain)
2 ounces of water,
and 4 tsp of rubbing alcohol

Using a pair of pliers to remove the tips and cello tube from the pen and place inside the mixture

Leave the tubes soak in your covered container over night

Reassemble your pen... wala, good as new!

Home made teacher gifts

Stampin is such a fantastic hobby, not only does it relax me, it is ample work for my ADD while watching TV.
I made this cute little desk set for my son's teacher today, I love that I can put my hobby to good use! What can be better than something I love doing, is relaxing and productive??

Anyywho, I used my All in the family set for this, the original idea was from another demo on my Late Nite Stampers site. She originally used on of Lauren Meaders templates for hers, I couldnt get mine to fit right, so I just winged it and made it up as I went along. I really like the way it came out. My two older boys informed me however, that it was not appropriate for their teacher, so I guess I will have to come up with something else for them.
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My Birthday Blog Candy.... finally

Sorry for the delay, I was so tied up and fascinated with the new SU catalog, been through it a bunch of times, placed my sneak peak orders and had them delivered express, cuz I had to get that new catty in my hands... Anywhoooo I forgot all about my Birthday Blog Candy....

Drum roll...................

The winner of my Birthday Blog Candy is:
ddwarf said...

I sure hope you had a wonderful birthday!!!!

Please contact me with your address so I can get your huge lot of scrappin goodies in the mail to you! Be sure to keep checking back, I am going to offer a fantastic blog candy this month... here's a hint, think SU in-colors

Free Paper Doll SVG files

Remember when we were little, we didn't have all the fancy electronics and toys they have now. We didn't need electricity to entertain us, and there were only 3 TV Channels (did I just age myself?) We could entertain ourselves outside for hours, and our parents had to tell us to come in. When it was raining, we found simple things to amuse ourselves, one of my favorites, of course, was my Barbie Collection, but I also love my Paper Dolls just as much. I remember when Woman's Day or one of my mom's other magazines came out with new outfits every month, I couldn't wait to get my hands on them! Tami, on my cricut lovers group created these fantastic paper doll princess files for use with your cricut and Sure Cuts Alot (SCAL). Be Sure to check them out!

Clean and Simple Sketches

Fall to Layout #45a
I just came across the clean and simple stamping blog and decided to jump in and try out their weekend sketch. Since I was using the Blooming with Love set this morning to create my June kit of the month, I used it with left over Tea Party DSP.

Stamps - Blooming with Love
DSP - Tea Party
Cardstock - Almost Amethyst & Pretty in Pink
Regal Rose Ribbon and
a button from my stash

Fall to Layout #45b
I decided to turn this one sideaways to get my stamp to fit, These cute 3x3 cards will be perfect for the teacher gifts I am working on.

I decided to turn this one sideways, to get my stamp to fit, and ran out of room for my sentiment, but, these cute little 3x3 cards will be perfect for teacher gifts I am working on this weekend. The kids only have 3 1/2 days of school remaining. They are excited, and all I can think about is how messy my house is gonna get while they are home all day....YIKES!

Stock up on your favorite IN COLORS before they are gone!

If you follow any Stampin Up Blogs, you know that the new Catalog is coming out on July 1st. This means we have to bid farewell to some of our old favorites like:
Shop By Color - Pacific Point
Pacific Point
Shop By Color - Baja Breeze
Baja Breeze
Shop By Color - Pink Pirouette
Pink Pirouette
Shop By Color - Kiwi Kiss
Kiwi Kiss
Shop By Color - Riding Hood Red
Riding Hood Red
Shop By Color - Tangerine Tango
Tangerine Tango

If you have been a fan of these fabulous, exclusive Stampin Up Colors, now is your last chance to stock up! I stocked up on All of them (except Tangerine Tango)

If you want to stock up, be sure to place your order before they are gone!

You can get your favorite stamp pads and ink refills for only $8.90 or get refills get a pad and refill of each for only $50.00 Just need refills in case your ink runs low? $17.00 will get you all 6 refills or just $2.95 each.

Need Matching Paper or Ribbon, you can get the In-Color Striped Ribbon for only $9.95 each or get all 6 colors (While Supplies Last) for only $59.00

Paper too?? While supplies last, you can get a pack of each color as listed below:
8 1/2 X 11 cardstock $7.95 (6 sheets if each color)
12 X 12 Cardstock $8.95 (4 each of 6 colors)
12 x 12 textured cardstock $11.95 (4 each of 6 colors)

Or, you can get 24 sheets of the color(s) of your choice for only $5.50

Stock up on In Colors
Color Choices

Introducing June Card Kit of the Month: Blooming Tea Party

Introducing, my first Card kit of the month: Blooming Tea Party. Blooming with love is one of my favorite, retiring SU sets. This is the last month you can get this set. Isn't is pretty?

This card kit of the month includes:
Card Stock (Certainly Celery, Whisper White, Almost Amethyst, Pretty in Pink and So Saffron)
Tea Party Designer Series Paper
Card Maps and Instructions
Brads & Ribbon

You get all the paper and embellishments to make 8 great cards (4 shown above) for only $10.00!!
Want to add the Stamp Set too? This stamp set will not be available after June 30th.
The Stamp set retails for $24.95, add it to your card kit of the month and I will give it all to you for only $30.00 plus S/H
(that means your card kit is only $5.25)
You can't buy 10 cards for $5.25
Hurry and place your order before this stamp set is gone!!

Bloomin Tea Party

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