Wednesday, November 26, 2014

holiday wood signs - artisan design team blog hop

Welcome to the Stampin' Up! Artisan Design Team Blog Hop!

For my American friends joining us today - Happy Thanksgiving!

My project this week happened by accident! (Don't you hate people like me?!). My Birthday was a week ago (thank-you) and I wanted to do some holiday crafty projects that Sunday with my hubby and kiddo's. When you are the birthday girl around here you get to do what you want. So with Arturo's anxiety on full we dug out the paints and a few old wood boards to get creative. The anxiety comes when paint involves anyone other than him ... especially the kids!

The accident part was only that I had no intention to use Stampin' Up! products on this project or even use it as a blog post. It was just a fun Sunday project. But I should have know that Stampin' Up! permeates my life! High quality & trendy products always coordinate! 



These 2x6 wood boards were in our yard (go on, hate me some more). I love wood projects and as such we never toss or burn scrap lumber. They are beautifully weathered!

The tall board with the white "JOY" was painted free hand. The smaller "JOY" with red letters was painted using Stampin' Up!'s Build a Banner Simply Created Kit stencils. I tied the Cherry Cobbler 1" ribbon and in minutes these pieces were done!



This Christmas sign was painted on a ceder fence board. This board I had left from a Christmas Star project that I recently did for my Stampin' Dolce Winter Retreat. Ceder is my favorite wood to work with. The smell is divine!

I was worried tying a ribbon on this one and calling it a day was not enough WOW. So I made a sexy tag.


The "merry's" are on Canvas Creations and heat embossed. I thought this would keep the ink from running if it got damp in the snow. The funny thing I discovered is that when you heat emboss on Canvas Creations the embossing powder losses its sheen. It is almost as if it gets absorbed into the canvas. It has a cool mat finish to it.

So take a peek at my festive entrance to our home! Bet you want to come visit, right?

Now I have one last project before I run. These products are from the Artisan box that we are to use in December. But they just looked so stinking cute I could not resist a share!



Next up is the beautiful Lisa Harlow ... Hop over friends!

Have a creative day!

Hurry! Sale ends Dec 2 (while supplies last)


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Friday, November 21, 2014

online extravaganza & starter kit promotion


Monday is the start of a jaw dropping sale! (Nov. 24- Dec.2)
There are door crasher one day sales Monday Nov. 24 and another on Dec 1.

Grab a cup of coffee and take a peek at what is coming!! 
You will want to make a list and check it twice!

Wishing Santa brings you Stampin' Up! goodies for Christmas?? 

Give that wish list and my name to your loved ones and I will help them get Stampin' Up! under the tree!! My cell is 780-289-0816, email: kristafrattin@yahoo.com.

Want to be a Stampin' Up! demonstrator for Christmas? 

Let me tell you that the start kit promotion from Nov.24 - Dec.2 is ah-mazing! Like nothing I ever before!
* Pay $94 
(no shipping & no GST)
* Get a $155 shopping spree!!!
(any Stampin' Up! product you like, including SALE merchandise)
* Your first order as a demonstrator is then 35% off !!! (on TOP of the SALE price)
(rather than the usual 30%)
* 25% minimum Income / discount on all orders in December! (rather than the usual 20%).




happy shopping!!


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mommy & me holiday class

got kids? come craft!!

The cinnamon pressed clay ornaments are so much fun to create! You will receive a package of pressed clay to take home to make more ornaments - or anything else you desire!


did I mention that they smell soooooo good!!! 
Space is filling quickly. Register today!

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Thursday, November 20, 2014

christmas cards & cocktails

one of my favorite events of the year!

It just might be my favorite event because it involves Christmas projects. 
Or it could be because we have a couple of cocktails. Maybe.

Take a peek at the cards I have for this years event!

Merry card
  

Winter Wonderland card

Christmas Cheer card
 

Holiday Home card
Register today and do not miss out the fun!

Have a creative day!

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ornamental tag class!!


Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Is it a Tag? Is it an ornament?

These over the top gift tags are so stinkin' cute that they also can be hung on the tree as an ornament! You will love making these in my upcoming class!!










I do hope you can join us! Registration is closing this weekend so contact me to you get your name on the list! Only a couple of spots remain!

Have a creative day!

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