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Phone: 604-858-6095

Thursday, May 31, 2007

Sorry I haven't posted!

It's been a crazy week! Denise, just so you know, your blog candy was sent on Monday! You should be getting anytime now. Thanks to all who played for blog candy. All your ideas were very inspiring. I'm sure to case!

Well, today was the day to end all days. I did some errands out of town and on my way back got stuck on the freeway for an hour and a half, parked! I was supposed to pick up my son from kindergarten at 11am. Needless to say I didn't make it. There was an RV which literally blew up. I would say I was about 100 yards behind the scene. I was really close but not close enough to get by. When we finally did get by it, the RV was literally non-existant. The whole front end was melted away! It was bloody hot out today too! I called the school to ask if one of the moms would be so kind as to take Ryan to the playground to play while I tried to get there. No problem....until that time came and went. I talked to Ryan on the phone, he was upset of course and refused to go back to this mom's house. He wanted to stay at school until I got there to pick him up. The kids that stay for all day kindergarten are watched by a couple of great ladies who offered to take Ryan with them. They were able to get him mind off me not being there and offered him some lunch. He just said no thank you. While I was parked on the freeway, I was just in tears. I felt so bad for my little boy who was wondering where the heck his mommy was. I finally arrived at 12:05ish. I called for him and he came a running, yelling Mommy! and a great big hug. It broke my heart. I explained to him what happened and he seemed fine but I still wanted to make it up to him so we went to DQ for ice cream. I now remember why I don't buy him ice cream cones It took him 45 mins to eat a small one.

Anyway, to the paper crafts I of course wanted to thank all that were helping me out in such a big way today so I made them each a card and of course because they all work together (except Krista who offered to watch him) so of course they all couldn't have the same card! Here they are, tell me what you think....honestly!

Sorry this one is blurry.....camera was acting up......



Oh and I'm also working on making the kindergarten class their graduation hats.

Thursday, May 24, 2007

Yippeee! I made the 1000+ mark...

Well, I surpassed my 1000 hit mark. Yay, now I get to give away some candy....I will be doing the draw around 9pm when kids are all tucked into bed....stay tuned......and enter if you haven't already!

Drum roll please........the winner of blog candy.......


DENISE!
Denise said...
my favorite thing lately is not a card, it's my frappacino bottles....I just bought 2 new packsso I could make more! Gotta get drinking my frapps!http://isittuesdayyetma.blogspot.com/2007/05/too-much-time-on-my-hands.html

Congratulations Denise, please send me your snail mail address and I will get these goodies out to you right away!

Thank you to everyone for your visit to my blog and sharing all of your inspiring ideas and talents. I will definitely be visiting these blogs often for future inspiration! You fellow bloggers and stampers are fantastic!

Hugs
Tara

Monday, May 21, 2007

Woohoo!!!! 900 hits.....It's looking like Blog Candy Time!

I can hardly believe it! Almost 1000 hits! Well, to celebrate I think it's high time to give away some blog candy. I'll give you all a head start. I check a lot of blogs for inspiration and see everyones creativity and style. I think if I spent more time stamping and less time surfing.....well you see where I'm going with this. So here's what I would like you to do to enter. Send me a link in the comments to your favorite card layout on your blog. If you don't have a blog, email me with a picture of your favorite card that you've created. It's a win/win I think. I get some much needed inspiration and someone will get some CANDY! I'll be back in a little bit to post the picture of the candy......stay tuned!

Email: stampandscrapwithme@gmail.com


This is what I'm giving away!

*****The card I made for Beate's Challenge

*****Some red satin ruffled ribbon, and white with black stitched ribbon from Starlite Studio

*****Some green and orange polka dotted ribbon

*****A small bit of taupe grosgrain, silver cord, and thyme stitched ribbon from SU!

*****Mini flower punch

*****Some blue, black and pink Cuttlebug sliders pre-cut for sentiments

*****Four great stamps from Michaels

*****Some Cuttlebug die cut elephants in white waiting to be colored

*****Some real pretty primas

I'm leaving this open until I hit 1000+ hits. If I hit 1000 before Friday, I will draw on Friday. Looking forward to seeing all your great creations! Thanks for checking out my blog!

Sunday, May 13, 2007

Scrap Club and more...

Beate's Challenge Card


Card for my MIL


Card from my Big Secret Sister

Well, it has been mentioned by Sue that I would probably post about scrap club Saturday. I guess I feel a bit obligated...lol. Anyway, two ladies couldn't make Saturday so we gathered Friday while kids were in school. (Kindergarten) Three ladies and myself fulfill the rest of the club and we gathered on Saturday. I also invited Ryan's Kindergarten teacher and her daughter and her friend. Her daughter loves to scrapbook. So, the class was alittle hectic as I had one scrap club lady that missed the last meeting and also hadn't finished all her projects when she came for my Mother's Day workshop. She had a lot to accomplish. She needed to finish her photo wallet, her 2-12x12 scrap pages from club meeting number 1 and 2-12x12 scrap pages for this meeting. She came about 20 mins early to get a head start. The other two ladies worked on their layouts for this meeting and Ryan's teacher worked on an altered 5x5 journal and the girls made Mother's Day cards and the 5 in 1 template boxes. I was a running, but everyone got accomplished what they came for which made me happy! I am including a picture of the nice card I got from my big secret sister, the card I made for my MIL, and the card I made for Beate's challenge. She's made it to 200,000 hits and is giving away some major blog candy! So this was her challenge. Hope you like it! Need to do some motherly duties now, Happy Mother's Day everyone!

Wednesday, May 09, 2007

Stamping my little heart out...

This is the card I made for my Uncle's 60th Birthday....(He's Japanese0hence the blossoms)
This is the card front I made for the 'Oldie but Goodie' Swap
This is the blessing/advice card that I made for Sue's neice, Lindsay.
This is the envelope for the blessing/advice card.
This is the top of the 5 and 1 template box in which I put the blessing/advice cards.



Here is a side view of the 5 and 1 template box.

Here is the front of the baby announcement.



Here is the inside of the birth announcement.

Friday, May 04, 2007

*Sniff Sniff* Retiring Stampin' Up! Stamp Sets

The list is out. Here is the retiring list of stamp sets, wheels and hostess sets in alphabetical order. Click on the name of the stamp set to see what the set looks like. These are all first come first serve basis. Once Stampin' Up! sells what they have, that's it. They won't be making any more. I will keep you up to date as to when and if they are gone. Wheels are the hottest items right now. So get out a piece of paper and write out your wish list! They are gone as of June 30th.

IF YOU WANT TO SEE THE STAMP SET, CLICK ON THE NAME AND IT WILL LINK YOU TO A CLOSE UP OF THE SET ON THE STAMPIN' UP! WEBSITE.

(Sorry for this looking all wonky, but blogger does something funny to it after it's published)

PG........NAME................................................ITEM #............................PRICE
56.........
A Greeting for All Reasons.............100999.............................39.95
88.........
A Happy Hi.......................................106314.............................27.95
84.........
A Little Love.....................................103739.............................22.95
96.........
A New Little Someone.....................103635.............................27.95
94.........
All God’s Children.............................100283............................27.95
116.......
All I Have Seen..................................105463............................20.95
99.........All Mixed Up......................................107145............................40.95
91.........All Natural..........................................104473............................24.95
90........All the Best..........................................103895............................27.95
103......All Wrapped Up..................................104036...........................27.95
103......All Wrapped Up Accessories.............104038...........................13.50
178......All-Year Cheer I..................................102189...........................40.95
178......All-Year Cheer II................................102176............................40.95
174......All-Year Cheer III..............................101236............................40.95
174......Alphabet Stew.....................................107337............................34.95
196......Alphadots.............................................104042...........................36.95
196......Alphadots Numbers...........................103849............................22.95
33........Always on My Mind...........................105487............................39.95
88........And Everything Nice..........................105345...........................39.95
160......Around & About..................................104474...........................16.95
155......Artifacts................................................105419...........................31.95
131......Autumn Leaf Prints............................105481............................27.95
97........Baby Firsts...........................................102341............................27.95
74........Baby Talk.............................................105065............................31.95
152......Balmy Breezes.....................................104962............................27.95
141......Beautiful Beach....................................107317.............................36.95
139......Because of You.....................................107181.............................22.95
82........Best of Cluck.........................................105254............................31.95
166......Beyond the Basics................................102475............................16.95
109......Birthday Beauty..................................107035............................20.95
61........Birthday Best.......................................105455............................17.95
138......Bold Butterfly......................................103804............................39.95
180......Brighter Tomorrow............................104229............................27.95
194......Brushstroke Alphabet........................104438............................53.95
194......Brushstroke Numbers........................104439............................22.95
78........Bubble Queen.......................................105513............................29.95
97........Buggies & Booties.................................105509...........................31.95
53........Bundle Up.............................................104816............................27.95
123......Burst into Bloom..................................105457............................16.95
101......By Air....................................................107039............................31.95
160......By Design..............................................100349...........................20.95
60........Celebrate in Style................................105057............................27.95
175.......Cheery Chat.........................................102856............................39.95
170......Cheesecloth...........................................105353............................22.95
38........Christmas Carolers..............................103843............................24.95
194......Classic Alphabet...................................104433............................53.95
194......Classic Numbers...................................104434............................22.95
196......Collage Alphabet...................................104881............................36.95
196......Collage Numbers..................................104883............................22.95
80........Computer Quips...................................105256............................27.95
78........Cool Cat..................................................104970............................20.95
36........Crazy for Christmas.............................100126............................27.95
168......Crosshatch.............................................105258............................22.95
46........Cruisin’ Christmas................................104603............................25.95
140......Cute As a Bug........................................103363............................20.95
191......Day-to-Day Flexible Phrases..............105188............................29.95
79........Do the Hula............................................105473............................36.95
154......Down to Business..................................107141.............................27.95
132......Drawing on Nature...............................104812.............................20.95
27........Dream Come True................................106179.............................31.95
165......Eclectic Backgrounds...........................107015.............................20.95
180......Elegant Greetings.................................101163.............................36.95
104......En Pointe...............................................105408.............................24.95
170......Ephemera..............................................105493.............................22.95
190......Expressive Flexible Phrases...............105184.............................54.95
83........Espressoly for You................................107037.............................27.95
72........Fairytale Wedding.................................107029............................20.95
130......Fall Whimsy...........................................100130............................20.95
70........Favorite Teddy Bear.............................103361............................40.95
60........Feathered Friends.................................102680...........................36.95
24........Festive Four...........................................105451............................16.95
161......Fine Frames............................................103810............................20.95
151......Finest Flourishes....................................107395............................24.95
163......Finials & Frames....................................107349............................27.95
65........First in Fashion......................................107125............................22.95
140......Fishy Friends.........................................100132............................27.95
117......Flower Fest.............................................107043............................47.95
130.....Flower Filled...........................................105180............................34.95
168.....Fontastic..................................................107204............................22.95
170......French Script.........................................102086............................22.95
166......Fresh Fillers...........................................104476............................16.95
121......Fresh Flowers........................................102751.............................34.95
183......Friend to Friend....................................103965............................34.95
112......Friends Are Like Flowers.....................105178............................31.95
90.......Frolicking Frogs......................................105175............................31.95
64........Fun Filled................................................105461............................22.95
58........Fun with Shapes.....................................104040...........................34.95
37........Gifts of Joy..............................................105987............................24.95
102......Girlfriends..............................................101573.............................29.95
102......Girlfriends Accessories.........................103226............................22.95
105......Glam Girl................................................106780............................36.95
81........Going Out In Style.................................104820............................27.95
158......Good Things Grow.................................106706............................27.95
131......Gorgeous Grapevine..............................105491............................39.95
31........Halloween Backgrounds........................104028............................16.95
179......Handbill Headlines.................................107017.............................20.95
173......Handle with Care....................................107167.............................27.95
40........Happiest of Holidays..............................104417............................20.95
73........Happily Ever After.................................104305............................22.95
28........Happy Hearts..........................................100319............................20.95
71........Happy Occasions.....................................105467.............................20.95
41........Happy Winter..........................................100789.............................16.95
63........Hip Hip Hooray........................................107183.............................31.95
38........Holiday Print...........................................100313.............................22.95
42........Holiday Spirit..........................................103532.............................27.95
47........Holiday Wishes........................................100426............................31.95
34........Holiday Woodcuts...................................100006...........................27.95
100......I Love Soccer..........................................107389.............................27.95
122......In Full Bloom...........................................103829............................34.95
137......In the Wild...............................................100321............................27.95
58........It All Adds Up.........................................105054............................27.95
105......It’s a Cheer Thing..................................105497.............................27.95
150......It’s About Time......................................106287.............................29.95
161......Itty Bitty Borders...................................100554............................17.95
151......Kanji..........................................................102081............................16.95
152......Knobbly Gnomes....................................105061.............................31.95
148......Ladybuds.................................................107956.............................20.95
164......Letter Prints............................................107003............................24.95
162......Lexicon of Love.......................................105464............................20.95
72........Life’s Special Moments...........................105266............................31.95
67........Little Hellos..............................................104478............................27.95
48........Little Holiday Wishes..............................104462...........................22.95
54........Little Somethings....................................101635............................22.95
148......Lively Leaves...........................................107175............................20.95
104......Lively Little Ones....................................105427...........................40.95
86........Living Large.............................................107190............................31.95
120......Love without End...................................100152.............................34.95
80........Love Ya Bunches....................................105462.............................24.95
26........Loving Hearts.........................................103728..............................27.95
43........Madonna and Child................................105343.............................25.95
49........Merry.......................................................105152.............................31.95
48........Merry Minis.............................................105433............................40.95
62........Mini Mates...............................................104465............................40.95
93........Mix & Mingle...........................................107208............................20.95
113......Mixed Bouquet........................................105755.............................39.95
193......Mod Alphabet..........................................107327.............................53.95
26........Mon Ami..................................................104877.............................20.95
153......Mostly Flowers.......................................104480.............................16.95
57........Much Love...............................................107155.............................22.95
133......Natural Beauty........................................104765.............................27.95
66........Nice & Easy Notes..................................103039.............................36.95
64........Nice & Narrow........................................100160.............................29.95
153......No Place Like Gnome.............................107165.............................40.95
196......Notebook Alphabet.................................107019.............................36.95
196......Notebook Numbers................................107021.............................22.95
45........O Tannenbaum.......................................106751..............................24.95
77.........Olive You.................................................106281.............................20.95
132.......On Gossamer Wings..............................105501.............................39.95
83.........On the Move...........................................107206.............................27.95
155.......Open for Trade.......................................107329.............................43.95
186.......Para Ti.....................................................105469.............................40.95
73.........Parlez-Vous Fran├žais?...........................107602.............................24.95
44.........Peace & Love..........................................104377..............................34.95
42.........Peace Be unto You.................................105335..............................24.95
118.......Petal Prints.............................................104284..............................36.95
120.......Petal Pushers.........................................104836..............................34.95
166.......Petite Patterns.......................................101717...............................16.95
136.......Pines........................................................100863..............................34.95
188.......Play on Words........................................107353...............................24.95
106.......Pocket Fun.............................................100162...............................27.95
100.......Power Up...............................................105479...............................24.95
69.........Pretty Princess......................................103767...............................31.95
190.......Quick Thinking......................................105160..............................17.95
181........Quirky Quips.........................................107361..............................27.95
82..........Right at Home.......................................103765..............................27.95
122........Roses in Winter....................................100386..............................39.95
144........Ruff Day.................................................105351..............................24.95
187........Sampler Sayings....................................107023.............................27.95
34..........Santa Post..............................................104111..............................20.95
128........Seaside Sketches..................................103555..............................39.95
127........Sew Seasonal.........................................107194..............................39.95
194........Short Order Accent.............................107367...............................22.95
184........Simple Sayings II.................................100174..............................27.95
160........Simple Shapes......................................103606..............................31.95
56..........Simple Sketches...................................102771..............................40.95
66..........Simple Wishes......................................101167...............................16.95
59..........Simply Circles.......................................103939..............................24.95
25..........Sketch It................................................103311..............................47.95
45..........Sleigh Full of Toys................................104375..............................27.95
51..........Snowflakes.............................................101589..............................29.95
128........Some Like It Hot..................................105431..............................34.95
135........Song Birds..............................................106642.............................25.95
146........Sparkling Summer................................104163.............................34.95
107........Sporting Goods......................................104120.............................39.95
124........Spring Garden.......................................101857..............................34.95
81...........Stampin’ Fun for Everyone................107333..............................27.95
167.........Stars & Swirls.......................................100851..............................16.95
93...........Stay Tuned...........................................107153...............................27.95
123.........Still Life Stems.....................................107393..............................34.95
132.........Stippled Stencils..................................105460..............................16.95
147.........Super Squirrel......................................107347...............................27.95
197.........Supersize Symbols...............................107171...............................20.95
49...........Sweet Holidays....................................104032...............................22.95
91...........Sweet Pea..............................................106774...............................36.95
27...........Sweet Talk............................................103967...............................13.50
74...........Swell News............................................105475...............................22.95
94...........Symbols of Salvation...........................105471................................24.95
24...........Tag Time..............................................105453................................36.95
62...........Tags & More........................................101380................................27.95
68...........Tassel Time..........................................101581................................34.95
99...........Teacher’s Aid.......................................105059................................27.95
144.........The Cat’s Meow..................................105042................................31.95
86...........Time with You.....................................106630................................31.95
190.........Tiny Talk.............................................103877.................................22.95
46...........’Tis the Season....................................104419.................................27.95
103.........Totally Cool.........................................104073.................................27.95
154.........Trading Collection...............................107391.................................43.95
106.........Treat Yourself.....................................105321................................40.95
30...........Trick or Treat.....................................100028................................16.95
110.........Tu-Tu Terrific.....................................107163.................................31.95
92...........Under the Weather............................105507.................................20.95
124.........Watercolor Garden.............................101352.................................36.95
118.........Watercolor Minis.................................104468.................................24.95
32...........Web Wishes.........................................104614..................................29.95
31...........What a Hoot.........................................107177..................................27.95
92...........What’s for Dinner...............................103909.................................36.95
195.........Whimsical Alphabet Lower...............104996.................................36.95
195.........Whimsical Alphabet Upper...............104994.................................36.95
195.........Whimsical Numbers...........................104992.................................22.95
169.........Wild Hearts..........................................107196.................................22.95
126.........Window on the World.........................103941.................................27.95
139.........Winged Things.....................................104373.................................29.95
84...........Wisecracks...........................................105278..................................36.95
76...........Wishing You the Best..........................106747..................................16.95
162.........Wonderful Weaves..............................105359.................................20.95
184.........Wonderful Words II...........................104964..................................27.95
85...........Words by Wilson.................................104907..................................31.95
179..........Words of Wisdom...............................103957..................................27.95
150..........World Tour.........................................107357..................................27.95
25............Year-Round Fun II............................103913.................................39.95
35............Yule Bits & Borders............................103871.................................34.95

WHEELS


STAMPIN' UP! HAS JUST ANNOUNCED THAT THEIR SUPPLIER OF WHEELS

IS GOING TO MEET THE DEMAND FOR THESE WHEELS UNTIL JUNE 30TH YAY!

71.............Adoring Hearts Jumbo.......................105523................................10.95
71.............
Baby Rattle Jumbo.............................105522................................10.95
97.............
Baby Time.........................................101420................................8.25
121...........
Blossoms & Bugs..............................103112................................8.25
100...........
Builder Bits........................................105518................................8.25
48.............
Candy Cane Christmas......................103296................................8.25
137...........
Dry Brush Jumbo...............................107501................................10.95
238...........
Eau De Cologne................................104897.................................8.25
239...........Everyday Blossoms Jumbo................106319................................10.95
142...........
Farmyard Jumbo...............................104066................................10.95
138...........
Flitting By Jumbo...............................104156................................10.95
47.............
Gifts Galore.......................................103195................................8.25
34.............
Gingerbread Man...............................101829.................................8.25
136...........
Great Outdoors..................................101525.................................8.25
98.............
Hand Prints........................................104103.................................8.25
54.............
Heart Angels......................................103150.................................8.25
88.............
Hollyhock Jumbo...............................105520.................................10.95
93.............
Jazz...................................................104158..................................8.25
117............
Leaf Fest Jumbo...............................107463.................................10.95
71..............
Leaves & Swirls Jumbo....................105524................................10.95
239...........Lots Of Hearts Jumbo.......................106320................................10.95
26.............
Love Swirls.......................................102254.................................8.25
39.............
Many Mittens....................................100417..................................8.25
81.............
Millinery Jumbo.................................104895..................................10.95
42.............
Only Ornaments................................103543..................................8.25
64.............
Party.................................................102671..................................8.25
70.............
Paw Tracks.......................................101090..................................8.25
130...........
Pindot................................................102604..................................8.25
41.............
Pine Bough........................................101088..................................8.25
40.............
Poinsettia Jumbo................................104424.................................10.95
65.............
Polka Dot Blocks...............................104099..................................8.25
144...........
Pounce...............................................105361...................................8.25
127...........
Sew Sweet Jumbo..............................107478..................................10.95
163...........
Size It Up...........................................105448..................................8.25
31.............
Spooky Spiders..................................100351.................................8.25
159...........
Square Pegs Jumbo............................104160................................10.95
39.............
Star....................................................101638.................................8.25
51..............
Star Studded.....................................104061................................8.25
98.............
Sweet Feet........................................100593................................8.25
126............
Swirl Fun...........................................100622................................8.25
40.............
Swirling Stars Jumbo..........................104425................................10.95
53.............
Twinkle..............................................104893................................8.25
96.............
Wash Day Jumbo...............................103749.................................10.95
92.............
Whirly Twirly.....................................104098.................................8.25
156...........
With Honour Jumbo...........................107562.................................10.95
40.............
Woodcut Holly Jumbo.......................104423.................................10.95

HOSTESS SETS

19..............A Is for Adorable..............................107117..................................na
22..............All-Around Argyle...........................107115..................................na
21..............Basket Full of Fun............................107127..................................na
15..............Blooming with Happiness................106768.................................na
19..............Both Way Blossoms..........................107011.................................na
22..............Flowers for a Friend........................106635.................................na
20..............In Any Event....................................107339.................................na
20..............Love It..............................................107131..................................na
18..............Measure of a Life..............................107111..................................na
17..............Reason to Smile................................107335..................................na
14..............Riveting.............................................107113...................................na
17..............SS Friends & Flowers......................107451...................................na
14..............Springtime Stems............................107365...................................na
16..............Tags So Much...................................107129...................................na
16..............The World Over...............................107139...................................na
15..............Warmest Regards............................107143...................................na