Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Lady Bug Clips

Here are the ladybug clips we made in class. You can make them 3 different ways. On the first one I just punched holes in the red card stock, mounted it on a 1/2 circle of black and then again on the whole circle of black. On the second one I just punched out 1 inch circles and glued them onto the red card stock. You could also take a pencil eraser and dab it into black ink and then onto the card stock to make dots. Oops, it looks like the antenna is missing on the first bug!!!! Have a great evening!

Lion Punch Card

This is the Lion Punch card that we made in our Punch 101 Class last Saturday. I CASED Heather Summers Lion but changed the mane. Instead of making slivers from the square punch we used the Daisy Die from the Big Shot and made 3 of the large Daisies in Certainly Celery, Bashful Blue and Creamy Caramel. The DSP is from Good Morning Sunshine. I used the tool from the Tool Kit to make the holes and then made lines with my White Gel Pen to make it look like sewing. I would move my sentiment up a little so next time would have more room for my ribbon. He was a lot of fun to make!!!

Owl Punch Card

This is one of the Punch Cards that we made in our last Punch Class on Saturday. It was a long day but we got all 8 of them done. We are going to have Punch Class 102 on Saturday July 25th. We will either make 2 less cards or make them less time consuming!!! They were fun! I saw a card like this on Split Coasters and changed some thing around so not sure who to give the basic credit to. Remember today is the last day you can order from the Spring-Summer catalog. You can begin ordering tomorrow, Wednesday, at noon. Have a great day!

Monday, June 29, 2009

This is a card we made at one of Sarah's classes. It is using the Baja Breeze card stock and DSP which will be discontinued after tomorrow. All of the In Colors were so lovely and fun to work with so if you would like any of these papers be sure and let me know before tomorrow night as they will be gone on Wednesday. This butterfly is from the Level I stamp set which will also be retired.

Sunday, June 28, 2009

Punch Card 101

Sarah helping Patti with her punch cards on Saturday! Maybe I should say "Watching"
Elli working hard on her Lamb card on Saturday. We had so much fun putting together 8 differnt punch cards in class 101.

Jennifer and her mother Leanna putting together one of the cards on Saturday which was the Ice Cream Cone card. So fun with all the glitter and sprinkles!!!
Becky and Sarah making the Dragonfly Punch card.

Vi and Peggy are very determined to get all of their cards done before they leave! We made 8 punch cards in a little less than 4 hours. They all turned out neat!

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Ribbon Shares

This is a picture of the Ribbon Shares I will be offering until July 1st. You can email me and order 3 yards of all 6 colors of polk-a-dotted ribbon for $15.00 with shipping included. These are the In Color Ribbons that will be offered in the new catalog. The colors are Bermuda Bay, Soft Suede, Crushed Curry, Dusty Durango, Melon Mambo, and Rich Razzleberry. You will get 18 yard of ribbon for $15.00. You must email me by July 1st as that is the first day we can put our orders in for the new catalog. My catalogs are in so if you had a qualifying workshop or you are one of my club members you will get a FREE catalog. Just email me and we will make arrangements to get you a catalog. Have a great day!

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

New Products

New Products for 2009-10! This card is using some of the In Color card stock, ink, and ribbon. The stamp set is Razzle Dazzle and the ribbon is Rich Razzleberry. I stamped with Melon Mambo of the In Colors. The DSP is Razzleberry Lemonade! I also used the Lace Punch with the Melon Mambo to add a little touch to the card! These are all very bright colors! My new catalogs arrived today!!!!

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Big Shot Booklet

I am going to have a Big Shot Swap for anyone that would like to participate. We are going to make a booklet like it on my May 9th Post. If you would like to participate email me by July 10th so I can get the Swap set up. Depending on the number of participants each person will take 1 die and make so many as if we have 60 participants then you would make 60 Top Notes and then send them to me and I will sort them and send you back 60 different dies. Check out my booklet.

Monday, June 22, 2009

4th of July Top Note

This is a little Top Note Bag that could be used for decorations on the table, a gift bag, etc. I cut out a Brilliant Blue, REal Red, and 2 Whisper White Top Notes with the Big Shot. You can cut the BB in 1/4's and get 4 bags from it. I cut the red strips in about 3/8 inches and mounted them on to the WW card stock. I used a small bag fro Micheals and adhesived the WW Top Notes to each side. I punched a Star with the Star Punch and added a silver brad in the middle of the star. These little bags could be filled with all kinds of goodies.
We had a great Downline Meeting today and then went out to lunch! I have such a great group of ladies-we always have so much to share! Have a great evening!

Sunday, June 21, 2009

Tornado Cloud

If you look real closely right above the right side of the red building you can see a tornado cloud. I had a hard time taking a picture of it as a pole was in the way. We were pulling out of McDonalds in Casper, WY last night and my husband looked up and there was a tornado cloud. It didn't touch down but was hanging up there. I dont know if I have ever seen one before in real life. We went over to watch one of our horses that we used to own run barrels in the National College Finals. He ended up 6th in the go around and 7th overall so we were very excited. This was my second trip over there this week. We got home early this morning but was worth the drive. Have a great Father's Day!

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Punch Class

I am finally back! No, I am not completely cleaned up but the rugs are drying and I have most of the drawers cleaned out! A great way to spring clean AGAIN! I couldn't believe how it got inside my drawers and ruined alot of envelopes-tons of them. I did find my Lamb Card though unharmed! Yeah!
This is one of the cards that we will be making at our Punch Card Class on Saturday, June 27th at Box Elder Senior Center at 10 am. Isn't he cute? We will leave the sayings and let you put on whatever you would like. We will be making 8 projects with punches and include a special glue all for $20.00. You may also just buy the kits which we will be mailing out after the 29th. So, if you are a distance away or you are busy on Saturday just let us know and we will deliver the projects to you. All of the pieces will be punched and ready to put on a card. These cards are so much fun to make once you start making them you don't want to quit. Just email me if you would like to sign up for the class or have a Kit sent to you. Enjoy your day!

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

I Will Be Back

I will be back as soon as I can find my stamps and accessories. We had a rain and hail storm here on Sunday night. I was away and when I returned last night I had a lot of water damage in my stamp room (only room in the house). We figured it must have come in through the window and even got in my drawers. My whole family helped me last night as we tried to save as much as possible. It was mostly just moving furniture and items out and pulling up the carpet. Thank heavens for the phone call from Peggy last night so I went to my Stamp Room otherwise I wouldn't have went there until this morning. Thanks so much Peggy! My electrical appliances seem ok and it mostly just soaked items in the drawers. My reinkers were in a blue tin box and had about 3 inches of water in it but was easy to clean and saved them as all the lids were tight. It did not get any of my card stock. Saved again. This was minor compared to our hay crop!! Not a very good sight with the hail damage! Hopefully, some of the beautiful hay will come back. We do have a lot of water now and it is green!!!! All of the animals are OK!!! I guess we had 1 1/2 inches of rain in a short time but north of us had a lot more as water was up to the girls' 2nd wire in their fence line.

Saturday, June 13, 2009

New Club Members

We are looking for some new Club Members for our Stamp Club. If you would be interested in joining please email me at pegireland@hotmail.com Our clubs meet:
1)Scrapbook Club-First Tuesday of the Month at Hardees at Haines at 4:00 pm
2)Stamp Club--2nd Thursday of the Month at Hardees at Haines at 6:00 pm
3) Stamp Club --First Monday of the Month at Peg's House at 10:00 am
4) Stamp Club--First Friday of the Month at 6:30 at Becky Schwarz's House

If you would like to join every member buys merchandise each month depending on club and then they get to take turns being the Hostess. The Hostess gets the merchandise, separates it, and delivers it to the rest of the members. We have delivery down to a tee so it isnt complicated. She also gets the Free Level Sets and Free Merchandise and can also take outside orders to make her workshop higher. You do not have to attend the meetings but you do have to have your order into Peg the day before so we can close the workshop on the Meeting Night. If you commit to a Club you should just complete a rotation so it is fair to everyone so they get to be a hostess. It is so much fun and you get to meet a lot of new people and learn new techniques.
If you are not local you can also join and I would send you your materials for your projects each month and your merchandise. We make 3 projects at each club meeting. When it is your turn to be hostess and if you are not in the area I would just have the merchandise mailed to me and then I would deliver for you. Think about it and email me if interested!

New Stamp Sets

Here are a couple of new stamp sets that will be in the new Catalog. Residents of South Dakota should love this one with the pheasant, pinecones, and wheat.
This is a great Level II stamp set that will work with all the punches for the Holidays. We finished the Garage Sale today! I am so glad that is over! I did meet a a lot of new people--

Friday, June 12, 2009

In Color Markers

Yes, Stampin' Up! is going to have In Color Stampin' Write Markers! This is a first! This will be so nice! I worked at a Garage Sale all day today and then came home and mowed my lawn! I have had it! We have the Sale again tomorrow-have moved a lot of stuff! Have a great weekend!

Thursday, June 11, 2009


Here are some samples of cards I made with the Daisy Big Shot Die. This one uses Walk in the Park DSP and Gray card stock with a Gray Corduroy button.
I used Pacific Point card stock with Sunshine DSP and a Pacific Point Corduroy Button which are on sale at Stampin' Up! right now.

This card uses the Kiwi Kiss card stock, Kiwi Kiss Corduroy Buttons, and Rockabilities DSP. I also used Rub Ons on all of these cards.

This is all 10 cards that I am using for a Card Swap.

Here are all 30 cards that I put in the Card Swap for Thinking of You, Birthday, and Thank You. It isn't even July 1st yet and I am sending them off today. Tonight I have Club and then tomorrow and Saturday we have the Garage Sale at 4724 Mandalay Lane over by the South Park Water Park. There will be a lot of stamping and scrapbook supplies along with a lot of stamp sets for sale. Come over and check them out if you are in the area. I am off to walking and then working on my Punch Class. Oh, my they are so much fun! I made one last night and can't believe how cute they are!!!! It is still very wet here so can't do any mowing!! Have a great day!

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

New DSP for 2009-10

We had so much fun last night at the Big Shot Class. I showed some technqiues and then we made a 4th of July Top Note and the 3 Drawer Dresser! What a fun group.!!! We are going to make a Swap with all of the Big Shot Dies. If you would like to join our swap please let me know. I will be posting the swap soon. This is a picture of all of the papers in the new Tall Tales DSP that will be coming out in the new catalog. Fun papers!
Here are some Bright DSP pages from the new RazzleDazzle DSP that will be out in the new catalog. I am off to making some Strawberry Jelly and finish my Swaps to send to Nicole. Have a great day! The little brown truck should be arriving today with the rest of my orders.

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

New In Color Ribbon

Here is a picture of the new In Color Polka-Dotted Ribbons that will be in the new Catalog. They will be so much fun to work with. I will try and get some samples made with them soon.

Monday, June 8, 2009

New In Colors for 2009-10

I am so late posting today as had Big Shot Club, then I went and helped hang gates in the new corrals, and then work on Futurity entries. Here are the New In Colors for Stampin' Up! 2009-10. My order came in today just after the Big Shot Club left. Sorry ladies! The new In Colors are Rich Raspberry, Bermuda Bay, Crushed Curry, Soft Suede, Dusty Durango, and Melon Mambo. Tomorrow I will show you some more new items that arrived today. The colors are so nice and bright. We had a great time at our Big Shot Class today. We made the 3 Drawer Dresser and a Patriotic Bag with the Top Note. Fun, fun! And my new catalog also arrived which I cannot put on my blog until July 1st. So many new stamp sets and lots of new dies for the Big Shot!
I will have my Retired Stamps at 4724 Mandalay Lane on Friday and Saturday from 8-3. I also have quite a few older catalogs and a stamping cart for sale. Come on over and see all of the scrapbooking and stamping items as Sarah has a lot of items for sale.

Sunday, June 7, 2009

Scalloped Circle Card

This card was made with the Scalloped Circle that are in the Last Chance List. I embossed the edges with the Crop-a-dile. I also used the flower image from the Beauty Level I set and added some Kraft ribbon and a strip of Kraft card stock. The So Saffron was punched with the Scalloped Punch and the Whisper White card stock was punched with the 1 3/8 inch circle.

Saturday, June 6, 2009

Last Scrapbook Page Sample

This scrapbook page is the last of the samples I will be showing you. This beautiful page was made by Sarah at our Club Meeting. She used Baja Breeze card stock and DSP with a little Summer Sun card stock and added the Big Clear Buttons. This will make a great Spring page.

Punch Card class will be offered on June 27th, Saturday, at Box Elder Senior Center for $20 from 10-2pm. The cost will include 8 projects with Punches and (1) 2-Way Glue Pen. You do not have to bring any materials or supplies (just a Sack Lunch if you choose) as all of the cards will be pre-punched. Your payment will be your registration. You can send your registration to Peg or to Sarah. Email me for more details. This is non-refundable and registration must be in by Wednesday, June 17 so we can order supplies. This will be the first of three classes that we will offer on Punches. Sign up now for Punches 101.

Friday, June 5, 2009

Scrapbook Page #3

This is another Scrapbook page made with the Flower from the Big Shot. Sandie made this page and did an awesome job! She used Raspberry Tart DSP and Pink Pirouette card stock. The center was made with the Scalloped Punch and then she added the White Gromments. These pages could go either direction. Thank you, Sandie! I am off to planting trees before it rains!

Thursday, June 4, 2009

Another Flower Scrapbook Page

This is another version of the Scrapbook Page that I put on an earlier post. Donna made this lovely page using Raspberry Tart DSP and some gromments. I also turned the page in a different direction. We had so much fun making these pages as they all turned out different. Thank you for looking.