Thursday, January 21, 2021

2nd awesome event in January is Sale-a-bration!

 

Yep, it's Saleabration time! One of the greatest times of the Stampin' Up! year. I love it because Stampin' Up! gives everyone the chance to earn free products with as little as a 50.00 order! Just in case you are not familiar with how Sale-a-bration works let me explain.

1. Purchase 50.00 of any Stampin' Up!  products online or through me, (your Stampin' Up! demonstrator) and you choose a free product from several products in the Saleabration brochure.
2. Purchase 100.00 of Stampin' Up Product and you have 2 choices. You can either get (2) 50.00 items or there are a couple items free with a 100.00 purchase. These are bigger sets.
3. Purchase 150.00 in product! Now, you get 3 choices for 50.00 items or (1) hundred dollar choice and (1) 50.00 choice, but you also get 15.00 in free product of your choice from any current catalog.
4. Best deal ever! Purchase the Stampin' UP starter kit for 99.00
Join my team during Saleabration and you build your own kit by choosing 125.00 of product for only 99.00. You also get an exclusive gift FREE. an assortment of six, 6"x 6" stacks of the newest Designer Series Paper and Free shipping! Plus, now you can be a Happy shopper always getting a 20% discount or try your hand at a fun business opportunity and earn higher discounts on your purchases. There is a 300.00 minimum each quarter. I could go on and on with the other perks of being a demonstrator but for now, trust me it's an awesome opportunity. I started as a happy shopper!
If you have any questions, please reach out. I love to help other crafters figure out what works best for them. Dixie Star Stampers would welcome you to our team. 
Have a great day! Be blessed and be a blessing- someone needs you. 
                                                                                                            Cindy

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

What's new in 2021?

 

January is one of those months you got to love! New Year, new goals, great plans, all these things make January very energizing for me. Here in Alabama if we are going to get some sweater weather it's usually in January. It's also kind of a layered back month in the yearly scheme of things. In the past, January was my reading month. I would read everything I wanted to during January. Christmas was over, it was too cold outside to do much, nothing big happening. Of course, there is always a new diet plan for January!😇 Since falling in love with stamping and joining the Stampin' Up! family, January has gotten busier for me. What happens in January you ask?  The January to July Mini Catalog is launched. There are great deals to be had and a ton of new and fun stampin' opportunities. Do you have your copy yet? While you can see it online here, there is nothing like a copy in hand for me. So please contact me with text, email, or smoke signals if you still need one and I'll get it to you a soon as possible.  Start making that wish list today.

Have a great week. See ya again soon! Be Blessed and bless those around you!
                                      Cindy

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

I need cards for men! ie. NO FLOWERS!

 Good afternoon. y'all. Hope everyone is doing well. I had hoped to have this out earlier this morning, but life took over. I am trying to help grandkids with virtual school and keep the stamping thing going at the same time. Time is a crunch at the moment. I recently did a card for one of my hostess clubs using this set and I love it! It was a fun fold and fun to make! I hope you like it also. I think manly cards are a little more difficult to come up with sometimes. The new suite Well Suited is perfect for the men in your life! 

For this card, you will need:
Handsomely Suited (154444)
Suit and Tie Dies (154322)
Well Suited Designer Series Paper (154562)
Basic Gray Cardstock (121044)
Basic White Cardstock (159276)
Magneta Madness Inkpad (153117)
Light Smokey Slate Blends (154904)

Card Measurements
Cardbase is 4.25" x 5.5"
Basic Gray flap is 2.75" x 10.5" scored at 5.25"
DSP is 4 x 5.25"; 2.5" x 5.25"
(2) pieces Basic White 2.5" x 5.25"
scraps for die cut tie and collar
Dimensionals for collar.
Center the back of the flap piece on the cardbase and glue down with a .25" border at the top and bottom. Place the DSP covering the flap and cardbase.
Stamp the saying on the inside in Basic Gray ink. Adhere making sure it is centered behind the front flap.
Cut the v shape from the dies set in the smaller piece of DSP. Attach this piece to the front Basic white layer, then adhere to front flap .25" from the top,even with your bottom layer of DSP.
Cut collar fron Basic white scrape. Stamp tie in Magenta Madness and lightly brush with the Light Smokey Slate Blend.  Cut with the tie die.
Attach the collar with dimenionals and adhere the tie with adhesive to the middle of the front flap to look like a shirt with tie. Done! Isn't this card cute and it could be used for so many different occasions. With 3 brothers in law, 3 grandsons, a son and son in law, I think this set is a keeper for me. I'm thinking of all kinds of other ideas for this set. If you liked this post, please leave a comment and let me know you were here. Thanks,have a great day and I'll be back on Friday with more inspiration. Be blessed,
                                              Cindy
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Thursday, January 7, 2021

Surprise! Happy New Year!!!

 Hello again!  Happy New Year from the whole family! It's been over a year since I decided to let the blog go for a while. But I have missed it. I know many of you follow me on other social media sites and that is really easier, but I believe I can provide more information for you here at Stamping In Dixie. So look forward to more posts, tutorials, card samples, and announcements. Thank you for following along on this creative journey. I hope to offer encouragement and inspiration along with stampin' and crafting community! I am praying for 2021 to be a great year. 

My word for this year is INTENTIONAL. The definition is "done on purpose or deliberate". I want to be very intentional about my relationships, my health choices, my time, and my finances. What do you want for yourself in 2021?  At life level 62, I know more than ever if I do not make plans, I accomplish very little and waste a lot of the precious time God has given me. Thank you for following along and I hope you will join me on this journey for 2021! Let's make it a great year! Have a great day, be blessed, and be a blessing to those around you, then you will be truly blessed!

Monday, October 1, 2018

Happy World Card Making Day!!!!!

Yes! there really is such a thing! October 1st is World card making day! I love it, of course, a whole day devoted to making cards and this year is really special because I get to meet with my oldest running hostess club "Stampin' Sisters". Most of these ladies have been with me for a very long time.
My first club started in Feb. of 2009. My dear friend Debbie Whitman and my momma, Bille Richmond were in that group. Linda Cooper joined us in April of 2010. These 3 ladies have been with me for 8-9 years. Stephanie  Roberti is our hostess for our World Card making day workshop. she placed her first order 2 Old Olive markers in December 2010 and joined the club in January 2011. We have had some awesome, talented and creative ladies join us for a season here and there, but the main part of this group has been together for a long time. We have all build amazing friendships and enjoy getting together once a month and catching up while we create beautiful cards. We have experienced weddings, babies, big birthdays, sadly a divorce, and military deployments. I am so honored and thankful to have each of these ladies in my life. Truly, it was one of the biggest reasons I started this adventure. I wanted to make some new friends who would enjoy sharing this creative hobby together. Mission Accomplished! God bless and have a great day.

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

What's happening in your neck of the woods?

Labor day is over and I guess you can say it is officially Fall. Not like calender officially, but we are into football, hurricane season, and pumpkin spice everything! Fall holidays are not that far away. Stampin' Up is offering a great Paper Pumpkin this month for Halloween. We will be surprised with the exact projects, but we know there are enough supplies for 24 projects included in this Toil and Trouble kit. If you would like to take advantage of it for just this month you can, as long as you sign up, order- by September 10th.  You can subscribe to the monthly kit, or prepay purchase 1 month, 3 months, 6 months or 12 months. Check out the options here. Got to run. Have a great day and be blessed. Stop back by for more Halloween ideas and other alternatives. Spreading joy one card at a time!
                                                  Love stamping in Dixie,
                                                                   Cindy

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Are we really getting ready for Fall? Stampin' Friends Blog Hop

Where, Oh where did my summer go? School has started, but it's still summer people! And now we are gearing up for everything pumpkin spice! Before you know it we will be heading into the Holiday Season! Halloween, Thanksgiving Christmas, and New Year's celebrations will be here before you can say Jack O'lantern! This is really a good exercise for me because I tend to procrastinate and am always scrambling at the last minute. This year I will have Halloween done early! Well, at least planned early. So thank you for joining us on the Stampin' Friends Fall Blog Hop today. As always I know you will be inspired by the projects you see from this group of talented stampers. I hope you enjoy mine and keep on hopping! Please leave your comments along the way. It really makes us do the happy dance!
My granddaughter Cadie picked out this stamp set. She is an old cat woman at 11! She loved the Kitty and Dog in this fun Halloween stamp set. I used Basic Black, Granny Apple Green, and Whisper White cardstock. Add in a piece of the DSP and that awesome Black Foil.
 From the new Holiday Catalog-
Stamp set Treat or Tweet,
DSP Toil and Trouble,
Black Foil Sheets, Black 3/8" Glittered Organdy ribbon, Swirls and Curls Textured Impressions Embossing Folder.
I used the new Granny Apple Green Blends pen in light, and the Smoky Slate Blends pens in dark and light.

For my 3-d projects, I did a quick candy bag using the 3 x 6 gusseted cello bags, tied with the 1/8" Black Cord and a 1 1/2" circle punch.

Love some candy corn! the bat and frog where cut from the Toil and Trouble DSP (Hint there is a matching stamp set and framelits!).
Cute, but want to take it up a notch or two?
I used a 6" x 11" piece of DSP and the Gift Bag punch board to make a cute little treat bag. Then created an adorable tag to tie on it using Mango Melody Cardstock, Toil and Trouble DSP, more Glittered Ribbon.  Isn't the little witch just the cutest thing. I loved her holding the frog over the cauldron. And in honor of Cadiebug there had to be a cat at her feet.
I hope you enjoyed this sneak peek into the New Holiday Catalog coming soon. There are more Fall goodies for you to play with going soon! Please continue on to Katja Ettig's blog to see what amazing things she has created. Have a great day and be blessed and be a blessing to those around you!

Love stamping in Dixie,
                    Cindy