Thursday, November 10, 2011

Worldwide Week of Workshops

Wow, it's November 10th already. I've spent just over a week now trying to get my computer to cooperate with me after Windows fried itself. Thank God I'm good with tech stuff, and I back up my stuff...most of the time has been spent reinstalling (and updating) Windows, reinstalling (and upgrading some) programs, and making sure I understand how to get graphics device drivers installed cleanly so I don't have the same problem again later. Unfortunately, on Windows, when you uninstall something, you don't necessarily get ALL of it...and those little artifacts can really mess up your day (or week, in my case) at some unforeseen juncture down the road! My computer is a lot more stable now, and I feel a lot more geekier. But I've missed stamping!!!

November 1-8th was Stampin' Up!'s Worldwide Week of Workshops. I held a Workshop in my home on the 8th, and below are the cards we made. You don't have to spend hours creating a masterpiece every time you stamp...these cards are cute and they only took a few minutes to make:

Yes, this card is another version of one I posted was much easier to make this way!
Stampin' Supplies: Warmest of Wishes stamp set (Hostess Exclusive), Pool Party card stock and ink pad and marker, Very Vanilla card stock, Soft Suede ink pad, Pear Pizzazz Poly-Twill Ribbon & marker, More Mustard marker, 1-1/4" Circle Punch, 2-3/8" Scallop Circle Punch, Antique Brads (legs cut off), Stampin' Dimensionals (for wreath and brad), Mini Glue Dots (to adhere ribbon knot), Stamp-a-majig.

Stampin' Supplies: Gift Givers stamp set, Christmas Greetings stamp set, Cherry Cobbler card stock and ink pad, Very Vanilla card stock, Soft Suede ink pad, Old Olive ink pad & 1/8" Tafetta Ribbon, Blender Pens, Stocking Builder Punch, Crop-a-Dile (1/8" hole in stocking), Snow Burst Embossing Folder (use with Big Shot), Stampin' Dimensionals, Paper Snips (to cut ends of banner).

When you visit my ONLINE STORE to get your supplies, don't forget the envelopes! The Very Vanilla Medium Envelopes are the perfect size, and coordinate nicely with either of these cards. Now is the perfect time to get started on your handmade cards, gifts and d├ęcor for the holidays. Remember, you can always call (719-205-5957) or email me to place your order--I can save you time by helping you find the tools and coordinating product you'll need for your project(s).

~Kimberley Morris
Stampin' Up! Independent Demonstrator since 1994
Colorado Springs, CO (SHOP ONLINE)

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