Tag Archives: #WandaSmith

Soft Sayings…Lots to Say!

It’s easy to create a stack of all-occasion cards with the all-inclusive Soft Sayings Card Kit. Stampin’ Up! trainer, Holly, gives you some tips and tricks for creating the cards that come in the kit. This card kit makes 20 cards, 2 each of 10 designs, using the included Soft Sayings Stamp Set. There is also a refill kit so you can keep on making! Contact me to order yours.

The catalogs have arrived and will go in the mail next week. If you’re not on my mailing list contact me and I will get a catalog out to you!

Dinosaurs Not Just For Kids!

For my monthly mall class I challenged myself to create a dinosaur card that wasn’t geared towards kids . It was a bit of a challenge until I paired the ‘No Bones About It‘ stamp set with the ‘Here for You‘ stamp set. I think it worked!

My niece saw this card and then asked me to make a wedding card with a dinosaur theme. She was attending a wedding in the Orlando Science Center and the reception was being held in the Dino Hall. Here are the two cards I made, one for my niece and one for my sister who was also attending the wedding.

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It’s Almost Here!

The 2017-2018 Annual Catalog is almost here and if you’re not on my mailing list you’ll miss out! If you’re not sure you’re on my mailing list just shoot me an email at: wsmith5@cfl.rr.com. Catalogs will be mailed out the 2nd week of May.

There are lots of new products and some of the favorites from the Occasions Catalog are included.

Don’t forget to order your favorite 2016-2017 In Color cardstock, markers, ink pads and ink refills before they are gone.  You can place your order online using Hostess Code: STE6MNWV and you will be have a chance to win one of my free giveaways!

Retiring In Color Product List

 


A teardrop for one of my favorite stamp sets that is retiring…
Gorgeous Grunge

If you don’t have this stamp set, do yourself a favor and get it. It’s one of the best background stamp sets I have ever used. The stamps here fill up empty space and give texture to your cards. Farewell my Gorgeous Grunge…you will be missed!

A simple card, a great background!

A Sara Thing!

There’s a big surprise coming in April to Paper Pumpkin! “Bold, vibrant, and artistic—with a little bit of sass,” is how Stampin’ Up! CEO Sara Douglass described the kit she designed for the April Paper Pumpkin. Even though I haven’t seen what’s inside the April Paper Pumpkin box, I know Sara’s style, so I know I’m going to love it! Don’t miss out.

Everyone gets a FREE gift from Sara inside their April Paper Pumpkin kit. Subscribe by April 10 to get yours, that’s only a few days away!

Subscribe HERE

Every April Paper Pumpkin kit will include a FREE gift!
Contact me today to sign up by April 10th or click on the ling above.
You won’t want to miss this.

Don’t know what Paper Pumpkin is? Watch the video below…

10 Years of Joy!

I just received this letter in the mail and it’s hard to believe that 10 years have flown by so fast. I can’t wait to add the pin to my lanyard and display it at the upcoming Stampin’Up! OnStage event in Savannah.

I became a Stampin’Up! demonstrator because I was attracted to the discounts and 10 years later it’s been an adventure! I immediately started thinking on how Stampin’Up! has impacted my life during these past 10 years and here’s my list…

  1. Lifelong friendships: I’ve met so many new friends that have enriched my life. A few of us have formed such strong bonds that it’s hard to imagine not ever meeting them.
  2. Creative outlet: I have occasionally considered myself a creative person or wannbe creative person. It wasn’t until I started making cards with Stampin’Up! products that I unleashed my creative side!
  3. Self-confidence: I was never a shy person to begin with, but with Stampin’Up!, I’ve had the self-confidence to share my thoughts and creativity.
  4. Leadership: I’ve learned with Stampin’Up! that I could motivate and inspire people to engage with their vision and unleash their own creative side. We all have one and it is always a pleasure to help others find their’s.
  5. Fun and Joy: It’s so much fun to create something for someone and see the look on their face when they realize it was made especially for them. Stamping and creating has many rewards and I’m happy and blessed that I found Stampin’Up! to help me find new friends, a creative outlet, a sense of accomplishment and much more.

I’m looking forward to many more years as a Stampin’Up! demonstrator and can’t wait to meet all the new friends I will make along the way!

And It’s a Boy!!!

Some of you might remember last year around this time I was working on projects for the my God-daughter/niece’s wedding. I’m thrilled to announce that she is going have a baby in September. Recently we my family gathered for a gender reveal celebration and we were all happy to learn that it is a boy!

I had the honor of being the very first to know the gender since I had to prep the canvas and fill the balloon with colored water. Thank goodness they handed me the envelope only a couple of hours before, the knowledge would have been so tempting to share!


You can see the emotion on my sister’s face to learn she’s going to be a grandmother to a boy! We all shed a few tears of joy.

Congratulations to Alexandra and Brandon and their baby boy!

My sister and I have been pinning so many things on Pinterest as we get ready for the baby shower…and she’s due in September!

Paper Pumpkin’s Bunny March!

Our Paper Pumpkin Bunny Buddies are bursting onto the scene just in time for spring! Every March kit comes with nine bunny cards and bags. Watch their personalities emerge as you customize each one with a face, ears, accessories, and a pompom cottontail. They are simply “ear”-resistible!

Reverse Words Going Forward!

Go forward and earn your free Reverse Word Stamp Set when you place a minimum order of $50. This stamp set was recently added to the Sale-A-Bration free products available until March 31st.

Take a look at Andrea while she demonstrates what makes this stamp set so COOL.

Contact me or place your order on my Online store.

Inspired March Cards

I host 3 regular monthly classes and sometimes I just need help to come up with new ideas. There are times when I think the ideas are great as is and why change a good thing? For my monthly Oviedo Mall cards I copied two cards from a couple of talented stampers.

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This card was inspired by Lynn Starl, you can see her original post HERE.

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The above card was inspired by Tana Boser, one of our 2017 Artisan Designers. You can see her original card HERE.

My stampers loved these cards and I’m glad I found them!

It’s Been 18 Years!

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My baby boy is not a baby anymore, he recently turned 18 and we celebrated with a few family members. I got nostalgic and started going through previous birthday photos and wow, what a difference…he’s turned into this bearded young man!

Join me down memory lane as I reminisce on the little boy I once had.

Happy 18th Birthday Jared!