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Sunday, November 28, 2010

Followers Blog Candy~NEW!! On-Line Gift Certificates!!

Happy Sun.!

Hi~ya All!

How is everyone on this last Sunday of the month? I hope all is well with everyone and you are getting ready to kick-off the Christmas holidays.

I would like showcase my blog candy for reaching 200 followers. And today I am happy to announce that I have two more new followers. Welcome ladies!, I hope you will visit often, and enjoy your visits here. Don't forget to leave a comment here for your entry into my blog candy giveaway.

Blog candy giveaway requirements:

Become a follower if you are not one,
Leave a comment on this post to enter.

That is it!

I am giving away a $20.00 gift certificate to my online store, that can be used to make a purchase of your choice. I normally give away a pair of jammies, but I thought you might like to choose what you would like to have.

Also starting today, you can purchase an online gift certificate at my store, to give as a Christmas gift, if you are not sure what the recipient would like. Go over to my online store, purchase a gift certificate and it will be sent to the recipient. Easy holiday shopping, lol. Have a great start of the week all! Forgot to add this post is open to all my followers worldwide, and will close December 5th at midnight my time (PST). Good luck!!!

"Um Buggin"

Saturday, November 27, 2010

The Cutting Cafe' D/T~Hot Cocoa/Soup Holder~Frosty!!!

Happy Sat. Evening!

Yes, it's me again, had to squeeze two post into one day. I wanted to share with you before the sale ends tonight, two of the awesome printable stamps sets that are available at The Cutting Cafe'. Until midnight tonight you can get a free set with everyone you purchase. How cute would this holder be to give as a teachers gift, the mailman, gardeners, etc... These little sets are quick and easy to make, and you could add hot chocolate or soup to them. Mmmmmm Good!

I used The Hot Chocolate Holder set, along Fun with Frosty the Snowman printable stamps I used my Cricut to cut out the holder, with my MTC software. Frosty was colored with Copic markers, a pom pom on the hat and tiny adhesive beads for the eyes and on the snowflakes. I also used the MS Snowflake punch around the the green layer. These little gifts are cute and fun to make, and I'm sure the recipient will appreciate them. Especially when they are handmade by you! Hurry over to The Cutting Cafe, and grab them while you can get a great deal. Well, I will be back tomorrow with my blog candy announcement, I know I'm a couple of days late, so much has been going on. A new week tomorrow, hope it is back to normal. Catcha Soon!

"Um Buggin"

The Cutting Cafe's Black Friday/Saturday Special Ends At Midnight!!

Happy Sat. All!

Hi~ya Everyone!

A quick mid-day post here to let everyone know that The Cutting Cafe's Black Friday/Saturday special will end at midnight tonight. Regina has a buy one get one free. You have to go check this out, or you will be missing an awesome special. I will be back later with a post using a set of these amazing stamps. Check it out!

"Um Buggin"

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

My 1st Christmas Card~Sample~ with MTC!!

Hi Again All!

I know you are shocked!!!! Two post in one day from me...lol, and maybe a third later on tonight. If not tonight tomorrow, since I will be cooking tonight.

I wanted to share with you my first Christmas card I created using MTC. I'm just getting started with my cards, had to finish sewing first. I made this card using one of the latest features of MTC 3.0, which is still in the BETA stage. I think the final release should be available by December 1st, don't hold me to that, it is left up to the software creator. I just love that I am able to use my Cricut E, with this software, to create and cut. This card was done with the lattice design, and basic shapes. I added a top layer which uses my MS score-board for the criss-cross lattice design. The top border was cut out of green foilboard, and the top accent also uses the MS holly leaf border punch. With a couple of peel-offs which I colored with Copic markers, a bow (May Arts) satin ribbon, and a couple of pearls, my card front was complete. For the inside I used my SU stamp set for the ornament, and a stamp from my stash, (sorry, no name) for the sentiment. This was a quick and easy card to make, once it was designed. Thanks for viewing, and as always comments are greatly appreciate.

"Um Buggin"

Stampin' Ups! Online-Promotion!

Happy Wed.!!

Hi~ya Everyone!

A very Happy Thanksgiving Eve to all of you on this Wednesday. I wanted to share with my online visitors and friends, that Stampin' Up! has awesome Online Promotion going on. I posted it on FaceBook, but in case anyone missed it, here are the deets;

Stampin' Ups!~Online Promotion You can also find more information on my SU website here.

You had better hurry, this sale will expire at the end of the month. Check it out!

"Um Buggin"

Sunday, November 21, 2010

My 200th blog follower ~ Thank you D/T brother Andy!!

Happy Sun. Evening!

Hi~ya All!

I am so thrilled to finally get my 200th blog follower yesterday. Thank you Meilina for joining, I hope you will find inspiration here and continue to visit. I will be posting my blog candy on Wednesday, Nov. 24th, and I hope you will enter to win.

A big THANK YOU to my Cuttlebug Spot D/T brother Andy. I received my Pink Journey cartridge that I won yesterday, thank you so much Andy. Andy is an amazing designer you must visit his blog, Pinnacle Scraps. I love that he takes the time to show how he created his masterpieces. Be sure to check out his blog, and show him some love by leaving your comments.

That it for tonight all, have a great start to your week!

"Um Buggin"

Thursday, November 18, 2010

New Disney~ Dust Covers!!!

Happy Thurs. Night!

Hi~Ya All!

How is everyone doing? I hope all is well with everyone. This is a quick post tonight, been dumping some more files from my computer trying to see if that will help. It seems to be in go slow gear, and I can't stand it, lol. It is almost 8:30 p.m. and I am trying to post.

This is another set of Disney "Hip-Huggin' Jammies" that I had sewn last week. Just getting around to taking the photo and getting them posted. This set will be on my store sometimes tomorrow. I can't give you a definite time, but keep checking.

On another note, how hard can it be for me to get 200 followers? I have been sitting on 199 since last month, and whenever I get to 200, I will give out some blog candy. If I get to 225 or 250, by the end of the month, it will be a double prize. Well, that it all for now folks! Have a great Friday!

Hugz, xx

"Um Buggin"

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

The Cuttlebug spot~Thank You!

Happy Tues.

Hi~Ya All!

A very happy Tuesdays to everyone, I hope all is well. It's time for another Cuttlebug Spot challenge, and our theme is Thank You. We are ending our Thanksgiving theme with a lovely thank you card for the dinner hostess. My card was created in autumn colors, but could really be used for any occasion that needs a card. My D/T brother/sisters really piled it on this week, and have a gorgeous selection of cards for your viewing pleasure. Show them some love by leaving them a comment on their blogs, that really helps to inspire us.

We will be taking a little break, to spend some time with our families for this festive occasion. I would like to wish each and everyone of your a very Happy Thanksgiving, and have a blessed one. Catcha later.

Hugz, xx

"Um Buggin"

Friday, November 12, 2010

The Cutting Cafe~Candy Cane Box & Gift Card!!

Happy Fri.

Good Evening All,

I hope you are having a great start to your weekend after the Holiday. I have had a hard time with my computer this week, I think it's on it last leg. I'm hoping that it only needs a good over-haul, but even that is costly now a days. That is the reason I haven't posted much this week, I have to keep shutting down to get it to move half the time.

Enough about my problems, I wanted to share with you this adorable Candy Cane Box and Gift card I created using The Cutting Cafe' printable stamps. Regina has certainly been creating some adorable new stamps for the holiday seasons. I used three different sets here, The Candy Cane Box, Christmas Mini Words, and Christmas in a Square. The gift card I created using a 3 x 6 piece of cardstock folded in half, my labels 1 nesties, SU punch, Christmas in a Square printable stamp, and the tag is from the Christmas Mini set.

The Candy Cane Box with lid was cut on my Cricut using my MTC software. I cut the top layer out of red mirror foilboard, and put a piece of acetate on the inside. I used K&C double sided Christmas cardstock for the box, and DCWV for the top and front layer on the giftcard. Ribbons and embellishments are from my stash.

If you haven't visited Regina over at The Cutting Cafe, you are in for a real treat! She has been so busy creating these files for us, it's hard to keep up, lol. Now is the time to check her out to make your awesome Christmas cards and handmade gifts.
I know for sure I will be making the awesome Christmas Bingo Card Set, those are perfect gifts for the families to enjoy at home together. Hurry over and check out all the new ones she has for you! Thanks for stopping by!

Hugz, xx

"Um Buggin"

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Imagine/Cricut Custom Orders/On-line Chat Wednesday!

Hi again,

Yes it's me again kinda late nite. I just wanted to let everyone know who may be interested in ordering a custom cover, Imagine or embroidered, that the last day is Monday, November 14th. In order to get everyone order completed before the busy holiday rush, please place your order by then. If the item is already available on the store, there is no problem, as these are sewn in advance. If you have any concerns please e-mail me.

Tomorrow is Chat day at 3:00 p.m. PDT, (CA. time) any questions, I would be happy to answer them, just ask. I will only be on for 1 hour tomorrow, being that I am really getting busy with sewing and cards. Have a great evening all.

"Um Buggin"

Cuttlebug Spot D/T~Set the Table!!

Happy Tues!

Hi~ya All!

A very happy Tuesday to you all, I hope all is well with everyone.This week at The Cuttlebug Spot we continue our holiday theme, Thanksgiving/party invites. This is the time of year for dinners, party festivities, where we set a place setting on our tables. I have to tell you my D/T brother/sisters have created some awesome place settings and table decorations. I decided to keep with the same color theme as my invite,from last week, so I created a place card with a vellum pumpkin decor. I used my swirls folder along with swiss dots on the background and the pumpkin.

I wanted to use the swirls on the pumpkin but it was making the vellum tear. The swiss dot were better because they are uniformly spaced. Anyways, for the place card, I added a ribbon, pearl, and a couple of sprigs from my MS punch, and the corners were punched with my SU punch. For the pumpkin I used my SU scalloped punch, inks, and a pipe cleaner for the stem. You can make the pumpkins larger with Nesties if you like. Be sure to come and play along with us this week at The Cuttlebug Spot, and check out my team members wonderful creations. Catcha soon.

"Um Buggin"

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

My New "Imagine" Dust Cover!!

Hello Again!

Yes, it's me again, as I promised to post my "Imagine" Jammies that I made for my new toy. As most of you know, I'm a Disney Lover at heart. I made my original Cricut covers using Disney, so I wanted my Imagine cover to match. I created the pattern for the bottom, but hadn't created one for the top at the time. I cut it free hand, so if it looks a little funny that is why. I wanted to experiment with a design before I actually cut a pattern top. I think I like the rounded corners, as the "Imagine" is rounded itself. Since it is my personal cover, I'm not worried about it.

I will be selling these covers and will only make them as a Custom orders. That is because everyone will want something different on them, and some will want them plain. These covers require a lot more material, so I don't want to cut it until I'm sure it is sold, I hope you understand. If you wish to order one, and have any questions please e-mail me or you can go to my on-line store and tell me what you would like. I will be posting a link for these covers later on today. PRICES will vary depending on whether you would like more embroidery, plain, or whatever you choose. I will do my best to accommodate your choices. Thank you visiting, and I hope you find something to your liking. I have FREE SHIPPING thru Sunday, November 7th, (U.S) and a discounted rate to all my friends across the pond, so now is the time to place your orders.

Hope to catch you on chat later today!

"Um Buggin"

I Won! I Won!~I can't Believe It!!!

Happy Wed.!

Hello All!

A very happy Wednesday to everyone. I am so ecstatic, I won The Pink Journey cartridge from my D/T brother Andy's Pinnacle Crafts blogcandy giveaway. I have wanted this cartridge for over a year, but was not going to buy a pink E just to get it. I was telling my BF Donna M., I guess I would never own it, and to my surprise, I received an e-mail from Andy saying I was the winner! How cool is that, I don't usually enter blog candy giveaways, but decided to take a chance on this one. And wouldn't you know, I won! Thank you so much Andy! Be sure to visit Andy's blog for some great inspiration, he gives you a tutorial with details on how he created his project. That is so cool, because a lot of time is involved in doing this. His family has a store Pinnacle Crafts where you can shop for some of those awesome products he uses in his creations. Be sure to visit Andy and show him some love.

I will be back later on today on Live Chat, 3:00 p.m.(PDT), along with my "Imagine" Jammies De'but! Hope to catch you soon!

"Um Buggin"

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Cuttlebug Spot D/T Thanksgiving Invite!

Happy Tues.!

Hi~Ya All!

How is everyone today? I hope all are well, and enjoying this lovely fall weather. As you know we are coming up on the family holidays here, we are already into November. So with that in mind, Nilda of The Cuttlebug Spot chose Thanksgiving Invites as our theme this week. I know it seems strange not seeing our post on Monday, but it seems everyone wants their post out there on that day. Tuesday works fine with me, and brings something new on such a non busy day. I like the change.

Anyway, back to my invite, mine is very simple this week, it is A-2 size, and the information is listed on the inside, forgot to shoot a picture. But you get the idea. I used two CB folders, decorative scissors on the edges, MS punch for the branches, brown adhesive pearls, and a tiny flower from my stash. Very simple to make if you need a lot for your Thanksgiving feast.

Be sure to hop over to The Cuttlebug Spot, and check out the beauties my D/T brother/sisters have created. I'm sure you will find inspiration for your own personal invite there.

On another note; I was suppose to showcase the Imagine covers, yesterday, didn't get around to it, but watch for them tomorrow, along with me being on my CHAT BOX at 3:00p.m., if you have questions then would be the time to ask me. Have a great Tuesday all, and don't forget to VOTE if you have an election going on where you live.

"Um Buggin"
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