Monthly Archives: January 2014

Good Morning!

I’m celebrating and it’s all because of the support I have received from my stamping family!! I’m so happy to say that I have achieved a milestone as a Stampin’ UP! demonstrator.  I have reached $100,000 in lifetime sales!  Just … Continue reading

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Here goes card number 3 for my lovely Hostess club ladies!

Again, we will be doing color blocking, from darker at the bottom to lighter.  On this card I decided not to use all the same color family.  The stamp set for the flower and the verse is from the Happy … Continue reading

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Oh, happy day! I have cards designed for two February classes!

All set for my Techniques class and my Hostess clubs! It’s so much easier when I get uninterrupted design time.  I find that if I design in the middle of the night, no one comes down here and no one … Continue reading

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Here’s Hostess Club card number 2:

Looking at the swap cards from leadership and the cards posted on our Stampin’ UP! website I love the ones that use this color blocking technique. For this card I choose a card base of crumb cake, which is also … Continue reading

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Working on my February Techniques class samples today!

I LOVE vellum!  Lots of fun things to do with it that are so very simple but give a WOW reaction! Here is a picture of an easil card featuring  the People Like You stamp and vellum: The base of … Continue reading

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Diva Day cards……….

Featured stamp:  People like You Take a look on page 22 of our Occasions catalog! This stamp lends itself for 3d flowers.  It’s very easy to cut the flower into separate petals and then elevate them with dimensionals.  It gives … Continue reading

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Hello Stampers!

I only need one more person to sign up for Paper Pumpkin to meet  the Leadership challenge by midnight tonight! I’m oh so close to getting a special reward from Shelli Gardner.  If I sign up 7 new customers for … Continue reading

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Here’s a quick post before I head out for my “sister lunch”!

I’m running behind, which is normal for me……some day that may come in handy! This card has been in my head and this morning I finally put it together.  We will be making this card in my February Techniques class.   … Continue reading

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What a perfect start to the day…..some time with my grandchildren!

My son Carl stopped by this morning with the grandchildren.  My daughter in law is flying out to Orlando for a conference on adoption where she will meet a friend and get in some much needed “girl time”.  It’s always … Continue reading

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My Paper Pumpkin sign up challenge is ending soon…..HELP!!

Reaching for another Leadership challenge….. Challenge:  To sign up 7 new customers by this Saturday, January 25th for our Paper Pumpkin Kits.  This is a kit that would be delivered right to your door step every month for as long … Continue reading

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I LOVE FREE stuff and GREAT deals!!! Don’t you?…..

Dates: January 11-February 10, 2014 The Details: New Paper Pumpkin subscribers who sign up at www.mypaperpumpkin.com/ between January 11 and February 10, 2014, will receive a FREE set of 2012-2014 In Color Stampin’ Write Markers -a $14.95  value-with their Welcome … Continue reading

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The latest challenge…….make a card for twin boys!

One of my Hostess club members needs a card for twin boys and I LOVE the challenges of coming up with a card.  I had this one in my mind right away.  The owl image on the stamp set has … Continue reading

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Sending out thanks to all the Stampers that came to my open house!

Great people, great products, great food. Yes, when my workshop gets too crowded and there are no more places to sit…..I bring out the food!  Just like the Stampin’ UP! events I have attended, food was plentiful.  In fact I … Continue reading

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Part 3: The final destination……

Collect your bags at carousel 5……. Of course you know, our bags were not at carousel 5 or 4 or any carousel at the Chicago Midway Airport.  So, after all the other passengers from our flight had come and gone, … Continue reading

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Part 2: The Departure……….

Should we stay or should be go….isn’t there a song like that? We proceed to the desk and stand in line with all the other poor souls who will not be traveling to Milwaukee Sunday night.  We happen to stand … Continue reading

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Planes, traines and automobiles……..this is not a pretty tale!

All’s well that ends well is ok, however, the time and space between “all’s well” and the “ends well” needs to be talked about! Sarah and I ended our last night in Houston about the way we usually do.  We … Continue reading

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Houston day 4……the party is over…..or is it just beginning?!!

Lots of BIG announcements at the last assembly today…… Any of my downline who signed up to be a demonstrator after July 1, 2013 and any of my new downline (this means YOU!), can go to next years convention for … Continue reading

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Here is your promised picture!

It’s been a very long day here in Houston! Program started at 9:00am and finished up at 9:30pm.  At some point can your brain just be totally full?  That’s how I feel! We have met some great people from all … Continue reading

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Good Morning!

We are up and running this morning!  Sarah is in the shower, the coffee is brewing and I’m writing you.  Looks like a good day in Houston! I promise to put some card pictures on tonight!  We go from 9:00am … Continue reading

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Welcome to Cheryl’s “food network” Manager’s Reception review!

All I can say is:  you all have to get to the Manager’s Reception next year!!!  If I can anyone can….. It was FABULOUS again…..we had such a great time.   Good food, good people, what a GREAT company!  To treat … Continue reading

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