Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Happy New Year and weekly deals

                                                HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!

Well, I'm embarrassed - but it's all good.  Turns out Stampin' Up! has continued the WEEKLY DEALS - at least until January 6th.  Sorry I posted otherwise a few days ago.  I hope they keep them up throughout 2014.  Here are the deals .... !yippee skippee! .... I want to get more silver glimmer paper!

I hope you all have a very fun, safe, and Happy New Year.  Do you all have your new Occasions Catalog so we can start exploring and creating together?  If you'll contact me, I'll be sure you get one fast!  Ordering opens Friday January 3rd.  Here's an appropriate one for New Year's that I found on Pinterest... all from the new mini.  Sandi MacIver has created this beautiful card... thanks for sharing Sandi... she used some of the new vellum paper which I **heart**.

Here are your weekly deals .......................  

A Year in Review Photobook Template - Digital Download
Price$24.95 $14.97
Bermuda Bay Classic Stampin' Pad
Price$5.95 $4.46
Blue 3/8 Inch Denim Jean Ribbon
Price$6.95 $5.21
Circles Collection Framelits Dies
Price$26.95 $20.21
Fancy Fan Textured Impressions Embossing Folder
Price$7.95 $5.96
Regals Core'dinations
Price$23.95 $17.96
Silver Glimmer Paper
Price$4.95 $3.71
Silver Sparkle Dazzling Details
Price$2.50 $1.88
Smoky Slate Stampin' Emboss Powder
Price$4.75 $3.56
Window Frames Collection Framelits Dies
Price$26.95 $20.21

Saturday, December 28, 2013

Christmas 2013


                                                            Christmas 2013

I hope you had as much fun as we did.  I meant to take more pictures but one gets caught up in the moment and forgets - at least this 'one' does :-)

But, here are some favorite moments from our magical day - I enjoy sharing with you .

ummm... I thought we were cutting back this year?  Oh well, there were lots of us :-)

Of course, Bailey was right there too!

One of Aly's gifts - made the bag at my buddy Gail's house.

Our table - almost set

A beaded drape handmade by a friend.  So beautiful

Lynda and Mike happy with their deco. It's been a Duck Dynasty kind of year.

A camo snowman.  Notice Mike's shirt?  Yep, Uncle Si.

Fun with our cameras

A sweater for Aly

Kyle lookin' SHARP!

Grandpa's new books - to go along with the brandy-infused egg nog on the sideboard

Aly's lookin pretty SHARP too!

What another duck?  Mom's been busy painting ducks.

Texting some pics

and now it's time to start putting things away.  My intention is to make up a box of loved but rarely used Christmas decorations for Lynda.  Organize is the my buzzword for 2014.

Hey!  I was going to pack up that container... oh well, we'll do it later.

Hoping your Christmas was happy, happy, happy !

Friday, December 27, 2013

Weekly Deals Dec 24

Weekly Deals may be ordered until midnight December 31st - this is your last opportunity to take advantage of these deals as they will end once 2013 is over.


Here are this week's Weekly Deals, we hope you enjoy them as much as we do!

2012-2014 In Color Core'dinations
Item # 129957

Regular Price: $11.95 US/$14.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $8.96 US/$11.21 CAN
Classic Pad Pear Pizzaz Item #131180
Regular Price: $5.95 US/$7.25 CAN
Discounted Price: $4.46 US/$5.44 CAN
Count Down the New Year Ensemble (MDS) Item #129002
Regular Price: $12.95 US/$13.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $7.77 US/$8.37 CAN
Crushed Curry Chevron Ribbon
Item # 130019

Regular Price: $8.95 US/$12.50 CAN
Discounted Price: $6.71 US/$9.38 CAN
Delicate Designs Textured Embossing Folder Item # 127023
Regular Price: $8.95 US/$10.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $6.71 US/$8.21 CAN
Fancy Flower XL Punch Item # 118073
Regular Price: $16.95 US/$22.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $12.71 US/$17.21 CAN
Hardware Clips Essentials Item #129964
Regular Price: $5.95 US/$7.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $4.46 US/$5.96 CAN
Hearts Aflutter Bigshot Framelit
Item # 130159

Regular Price: $24.95 US/$30.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $18.71 US/$23.21 CAN
Big Shot Die Large Scallop Item # 127019
Regular Price: $7.95 US/$9.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $5.96
Needlepoint Border Textured Embossing Folder Item # 129383
Regular Price: $7.95 US/$9.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $5.96 US/$ 7.46 CAN
Pop & Place Item # 135290
Regular Price: $24.95 US/$27.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $17.45 US/ $19.56 CAN
Tempting Turquoise Item # 122950
Regular Price: $4.75 US/$5.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $3.56 US/$4.46 CAN 

Monday, December 23, 2013

Merry Christmas


                         Merry Christmas 2013

May your Christmas be filled with BEAUTY

merry christmas card gift
May your Christmas be filled with playfulness and JOY

merry christmas everyone!

 most of all, may your Christmas be filled with LOVE

Have a wonderful Christmas and I'll be back on Thursday. It's time to go pretend I'm a kitchen Elf...

Hugs,  Pat

Friday, December 20, 2013

Sneak Peek Occasions 2014

                                         A sneak PEEK

This gorgeous card is from the new Occasions catalog.  I think it would make a nice Valentine with the addition of a few punched hearts here and there. And, maybe, a sentiment too?  BTW, if you are one of my customers, I now have the catalogs and if you'll give me a call we can arrange for me to get it to you - I have the Sale-a-Bration booklets too!!!  If you'd like to be one of my customers, please email me stampinwithmyfurbabies@gmail.com.

Anyway, here is a sample of some of the designer series paper and a stamp set from the catalog - Love it!!!

The paper is from the Fresh Prints Stack - isn't it yummy?  
The gorgeous poppy is from the new Happy Watercolor stamp set.
Basic Black, Whisper white and Real red cardstock was also used.
It was colored with real red and pumpkin markers. 

More sneak peeks coming soon.  Ordering from the catalog begins Jan. 3.  

Have a wonderful weekend!

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Elf TicTac holders


It seems these adorable ELVES are showing up everywhere!  Be sure and check all around your house ... they could be hiding out.  I'm not up for any big projects this close to Christmas - heck, I'll be lucky if stuff gets wrapped :-p - but I'm sure going to make a few of these little guys.  Easy peasy - and so cute.  There's a Santa too!

These are made by Dawn Griffith - thanks Dawn for all your inspiration!

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 Here are the supplies needed
  • Red Glimmer paper # 121790
  • Silver Glimmer paper # 124005
  • Real Red card stock # 102482
  • Gumball Green card stock # 126840
  • Pink Pirouette card stock #111351
  • Festival of Prints designer paper stacks # 126904
Window Sheets #114323
  • cut at 1 3/4" x 2"
Santa & Elf tic tac holdersPunches :
  • 1 3/8" Circle punch #119860
  • 1 1/4" Scallop Circle punch # 127811
  • Small Oval punch # 120908
  • Large Oval punch # 119855
  • Elegant Butterfly punch # 127526
  • Itty Bitty Shapes punch pack # 118309
Real Red 1/8" Taffeta ribbon # 119251
Dimensionals # 104430
Basic Pearls # 119247
****Two Tags Bigz die # 115954 **** if, like me, you don't have the Two Tags Bigz die (it is retired) here's what you'll do instead....
Cut your cardstock at  2 3/4 X 5 1/4
Score it at 5/8, 2 3/8, 3, 4 3/4.
Here is her video for the visual learner. 

Hope you have fun making these and, thanks again, Dawn.

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Snowmen sock dolls

Sock Snow People

These little cuties were made by Debbie Boltz.  She shared these instructions
 on Hometalk via Facebook.  Just in case you're stuck for another gift that's
 both cute and easy to personalize - here ya go!!!
'The only thing I had to buy was two bags (3# each) of rice and the map pins.
 Everything else I already had! I decided to put the inside of the sock on the outside 
for a more textured look. All the hats are made from old thermal socks'.