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Craft Room Makeover!

Hi there friends! I hope you had an awesome weekend! I’m not quite sure how I was so fortunate to be blessed with such terrific friends, do you ever wonder about that? It started a few months ago, some of my team mentioned they would be willing to help me reorganize my craft room. I was secretly terrified of where to begin… I had such piles and boxes and bags, I didn’t know where to begin, I mean I had to clean out before they came to help me… well finally in December they brought it up again and we picked a date- Saturday January 23rd. Amye, Tiffany and Laurie said they would spend the day helping me and they encouraged me to sort through things ahead of time to make it go smoother. I was slowly picking up some new bins and organizational storage, when I lucked out on New Year’s Day there was a sale on the Stamp-N-Storage website (10% off and Free Shipping!) so I picked out three new pieces that I had wanted for some time. I rented a canister from a local shredding company and have spent the past two weeks sorting through every desk drawer, file cabinet and numerous boxes of “stuff” I had all over my craft room/office. I did remember to take some pictures of the “before” and “after”.  So who are my angels who helped me? Amye Speirs, Tiffany Williams-Hart, and Laurie Kownack  I am so humbled by your generosity, your hard work, your talents and your stamina! 13 hours of sorting, cleaning, purging, organizing… I never dreamed we would accomplish the whole room in one day! Pinch me, I must be dreaming! Are you ready to take a peak at my craft room make-over??

First- I think it would be good to remember what this room looked like in the very beginning- the reason I bought this house in the first place, this is what it looked like in June 2009 (we painted the walls in “Certainly Celery”  and the ceilings were done in whisper white, wish I had gone ahead and painted the built-ins and shelves… my dad talked me out of it, but I think it would have really brightened up the space:

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Well, over the years I acquired more stuff, bought more stuff, and kept packing it all in this space. Lots of friends would give me things they no longer wanted, and I accepted it all. I had an area for kids crafts for my nieces and nephews and for my Girl Scouts- we do a lot of crafts! Anyway, I retired from my part-time job as a college adjunct professor in May and decided that it was time to purge all my old college materials, as well as decades of financial info and junk mail, (I have already started a new system, so it’s not even going to come up to the craft room).

 

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My staff at work gave me a gift card at Christmas and I bought this lovely pine cabinet from my friend Amy at her shop, Bliss, before she closed up shop. I hope she reopens soon, I want to continue re-organizing the whole house, and I need more functional storage.

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So this mess isn’t how it normally looked- the new storage cabinets arrived from Stamp-N-Storage and I was still purging.

 

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I didn’t notice until I took this photo that I still had my autumn wreath up on the closet door…

 

 

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This is the pile that gave me the hibbie-jibbies… so much stuff piled here on this table.

 

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Another view of the pile… one bag away from hoarders, I was so disgusted with myself for letting it get to this point.

 

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just. a. mess!

 

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So many boxes and piles….

 

 

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No joke, I don’t think I have seen the desk top in two years… how did I let it get so bad?
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Another view of the “worst” corner.

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Couldn’t even get to my stamps so I started keeping them out on the side.

 

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Jumbo pile of Scrap paper… boxes and bags of scraps.

 

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Chip board anyone? I have saved every piece- you never know when you’ll need it.

 

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Boxes of cards, photos, embellishments, you name it…

 

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A sky high pile of embossing powders, more scraps, tools galore. It would give me a headache to have to “clean up” to create a card. But no more. It is never going to look like that again!

 

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Tiffany digging in and sorting all my endless supplies of paper…IMG_0192

 

Sorry this is blurry- but wanted you to see the corner where Amye spent several hours organizing all my stamp sets! With catalog in hand, she sorted current/retired!

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Laurie started with some of my piles of chip-board. Honestly, why did I save every piece of chip-board from every Stampin’ Up! package of paper??
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Knee Deep in Paper Pumpkin kits…

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Almost done alphabetizing!

 

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Since I’m still hobbling around on my broken foot, the girls would drag everything down to the kitchen/dining room for me. All of this stuff on the kitchen island is just scrap paper. Seven boxes/bags of scraps. just scraps. Never again will I save that many scraps!
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I took the plunge and threw out a lot of “crap”… broken, torn, missing, crushed, ruined, or just no use for it anymore… the total count of garbage bags of crap that I threw away just this weekend: 16 garbage bags!! Whew, that felt good!!

 

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Paper sorting carried over to Sunday- trying to get some good pieces to keep.

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From all of this- probably about 50 pounds of scraps…

 

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to just this one box!  The girls told me I could only keep this one grey box for scraps. So I sorted and kept the biggest pieces, have one bag of just whisper white, one of very vanilla, one baggie of card bases, and one of just miscellaneous extra card parts from previous classes.

 

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I was so happy to find this missing punch and chalk marker at the bottom of the jumbo box of scraps!!

 

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These two boxes of scraps are being donated to a friend who has a close friend who makes cards for the wounded warriers. I don’t know if she will want/need all this, but if it can help her at all, I’m glad to give it to her. I thought of saving it for a BOGO sale, but I’m weeks away from being able to carry heavy things in/out of the house. Not sure when the BOGO will be- maybe end of February- I have to go back to the Orthopedic on 2/22 to have my foot x-rayed again.

 

After months of daydreaming, weeks of planning, buying storage containers, purging, and sorting, and a marathon day with three hard working angels in disguise, are you ready for the awesome reveal???

 

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Here is the All-New-Craft-Room:

 

 

 

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I just love my new work-space- everything is within my fingertips!!

 

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I was debating about whether to get rid of these gray embellishments storage (bought at K-Mart, years ago in their automotive section- it’s for nails, washers, etc.). Laurie worked so hard in this corner- organized all my envelopes, embellishments, bags, boxes, and frames in this area.

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Laurie also organized my Paper Pumpkins, retired inks, retired markers and retired reinkers (I use these for my kids classes and kids events).

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More hidden storage, that looks amazing now that it’s organized, thanks Tiff!

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Tiffany also sorted my retired designer papers and 12″x 12″ papers- this is in one of the build-in cabinets.

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My little Project Life corner- Memory Albums in the making- everything at my finger tips so I can whip up lots of albums for my family! (that 31-bag is full of photos).

 

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I love having all my current stamps right next to me, thank you so much Amye for sorting and organizing them for me, and love all the “pretty” touches you made too! I love having them alphabetical by Annual Catalog and then the box of Occasions with Sale-a-bration right next to them, so convenient! Thanks a million!!

 

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Tiffany organized my punches- look how awesome they look in this storage container! My friend/neighbor Marilyn gave this to me years ago- I love having it here and it is perfect for my punches! And all my embellishments are in the new bins. Thanks Laurie!

 

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Here are all my retired stamps, Amye sorted them all and they are in alphabetical order… I didn’t have any bookends, so Amye taped them up with painters tape… hope to find the old-fashioned metal ones somewhere this week.

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This is what I’m on the hunt for- I need 3 of these- if you know where I can find some (cheap) please let me know! thanks!

 

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This 12″ x 12″ paper tower storage holds all my current Designer Series Paper (DSP), and specialty 12″ x 12″ papers. Love it Tiff, you did a great job!!

 

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I can see my desk tops! It’s a miracle! I do want to work on the bulletin boards and “neaten” that area up some more.

 

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This is the new “kids crafts” area- I need to put some stamps still over there and need to tweak this area a little bit, but don’t you just love all the white and pink bins, and notice the burlap bins on the bottom? All from Target!

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Nice clean tables and without all the clutter it feels so big up here now.

 

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Still have a little work to do next to my desk, but I’m on a roll- can’t wait to get it all done!

 

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Current catalogs, order forms, box of Occasions and Sale-a-bration card samples. The striped box is the Tin of Cards kit and the white box is full of technique cards.

 

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So the top of this file cabinet was full of empty jars, and some dust, and I washed everything down today and put some of my retired ribbon inside. What do you think? (can you tell what my favorite channel is? I had House Hunters tropical edition on while I sorted ribbon).

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There’s one new thing here that I finished up yesterday- can you spot it?

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I purchased the 60 combo Marker, Ink Pad and Reinker Storage, the Corner Shelf, the Six-Drawer Storage and some kickstands, raise everything up so I have additions surface space, perfect for my paper trimmer, my stampin’ scrub, and a few other items I need right next to me, here’s their link. They have free shipping going on again, on orders over $80. I highly recommend their products!! here is a link:  http://www.stampnstorage.com/

 

Well, what do you think of my Craft Room Make-Over? I would love to hear your comments! Any tips for how to keep it this clean and organized? I welcome all your input! I still have the craft room closet to tackle, but I’ll need some built-in shelves for inside there, it’s just a jumbo walk-in space. But I will get it done this year. Promise!

I hope you have a great day! Kinda glad no one signed up for my Stamp-a-Stack tonight as I need to get ready for my team get-together tomorrow night and BINGO event this Friday.  So if you see Amye, Tiffany or Laurie- congratulate them on their hard work! Aren’t they amazing?!?!!! I’m blessed indeed. Thanks for stopping by to read my blog today! Stop back on Wednesday when I’ll have lots of card samples to share with you all!

~Lynn

If you are thinking of ordering anything this month, please use Hostess Code: BAMUEFYP (unless your order is $150 or more, then don’t use the hostess code- you will earn your own rewards for your order). 

~Lynn Streifert

Independent Demonstrator, Stampin’ Up!

Shop my Online Store 24/7 on my website: http://LynnStreifert.stampinup.net

Email: Lstreifert@nycap.rr.com

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Lots of Love! Stampin’ Friends Blog Hop! 

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Hello! Welcome to the Stampin Friends New 2016 Blog Hop! I was so thrilled to be selected to be a part of this wonderful blog hop! You are not going to believe the talent from these Stampin Friends! (we are a group on Facebook as well- check us out if you want more inspiration!) If you arrived from Kathie’s Blog, thank you for continuing with the hop! Don’t forget to click the “Next Button” below to check out Siara’s amazing creations. PLUS, keep reading for a chance to win a bunch of new crafty presents!  Also this month we are excited to have three Awesome Guest Hoppers that you should definitely check out:

1. Siara Acdal

2. Steph Jandrow

3. Mandy Reedyk

 

This month our theme is “Lots of Love!” Well, I don’t know about you, but that has me thinking of Valentine’s Day and sharing some hand-made cards and gifts with the ones I love. I hope you like my projects! Did you notice one of Stampin’ Up!’s newest stamp sets in the 2016 Occasions Catalog called “Beautiful Ride”? The second I saw this stamp set, I just knew I needed it, I had a total flashback to all the old Herbie movies by Disney. Remember watching “Wonderful World of Disney” on Sunday nights?

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Of course one of my favorite “Herbie” movies was Herbie Fully Loaded, with Lindsay Lohan in 2005 (it feels like just last year- not 11 years ago I saw this with my niece).

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I have been a huge Disney fan all my life, and so are my nieces and nephews. So I thought they would love a Herbie valentine card and gift card holder.

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I used so many new Stampin’ Up! products for these two projects, there is a complete supply list of everything down at the bottom of the page.

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I used a retired stamp for the “happy valentine’s day” sentiment- remember “Good Greetings” from last year? Well, it was too big to fit in the washi label punch- so I “extended” it- by slipping in the paper you can trim the ends and get the same washi label look.

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Since Herbie the love bug was a pale yellow (remember “barely banana”? that would have been a perfect color to match the original Herbie).  I used So Saffron and fussy cut the car out. Colored the wheels in with my black stampin’ write marker. Notice the shimmer on the windows? That is my new favorite – the Wink of Stella glimmer pen (clear). I just love how instantly it makes everything sparkle- and NO DRYING time! Love IT!!

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When I got the card to this point I wondered how to enhance it- so I stepped it up a bit:

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What do you think of this version?

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Had to decorate the inside! love the stamps in the new “Going Global” stamp set! Perfect for Valentine’s day.

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Custom insert to hold a gift card, for inside the Mini Treat Bag.

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Well, that is my contribution to the January edition of the Stampin Friends Blog Hop. What do you think?

 

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WAIT! There’s more! Do you love crafty supplies?!?  If so, comment with the hashtag #‎SFJanHop‬ here on my blog.  One lucky commenter will win an awesome crafty present from every blogger! You can enter by commenting once on every blog hop post. That means you have 15 chances to win 15 crafty prizes!

Thank you so much for stopping by my blog today!! Would you please leave me a comment? (I like to hear about YOU, where you’re from, what did you like about my projects, or feedback always helps too!) If you’re ready to go check out Siara Acdal’s post, click the “next” button here:

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and if you want to go back to check out Kathie Rotti’s post- click the “previous” button here:

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If, for some reason the buttons don’t work and you want to hop around all 15 sites, here is the complete list of all the blogs:

Name — Link

  1. Elizabeth Jeanne – http://craftsbyhappystamper.com/2016/01/21/lots-of-love-stampin-friends-blog-hop-with-blog-candy
  2. Steph Jandrow – http://stampinandscrappinwithsteph.weebly.com/home/lots-of-love-stampin-friends-blog-hop
  3. Leanne Johnson – http://literallymyjoy.blogspot.com/2016/01/lots-of-love-stampin-friends-blog-hop.html
  4. Mandy Reedyk – http://mandyreedyk.blogspot.com/2016/01/stampin-friends-january-2016-blog-hop.html
  5. Carolina Evans – http://studioevans.blogspot.com/2016/01/stampin-friends-january-blog-hop-lots.html
  6.  Deana Benson- http://www.designcreativelybling.com/2016/01/stampin-friends-lots-of-love-blog-hop.html
  7. Melissa Thomas- http://stampinbythesea.weebly.com/blog/stampin-friends-blog-hop-lots-of-love
  8. Kirsteen Gill – http://www.creatinwithkirsteen.com/home/stampin-friends-january-hop-lots-of-love
  9. Kathie Rotti –https://kathielovesstamping.wordpress.com/2016/01/21/stampin-friends-lots-of-love-hop/
  10. Lynn Streifert – http://wp.me/p3eRQX-1s3  **** YOU ARE HERE!!!
  11. Siara Acdal – http://www.siarasweetsensations.com/2016/01/stampin-friends-lots-of-love-blog-hop.html
  12. Andrea Tracy-Tucker –http://onestampinmothertucker.blogspot.com/2016/01/stampin-friends-lots-of-love-blog-hop.html
  13. Sarah Devendorf – http://lovelettersillustrated.blogspot.com/2016/01/stampin-friends-lots-of-love-january-hop.html
  14. Andrea Pancrazio – http://www.andreascardshop.com/new-blog-avenue/2016/1/stampin-friends-lots-of-love-blog-hop
  15. Kim Smith – http://craftingbuddy.blogspot.com/2016/01/stampin-friends-january-lots-of-love.html

 

Don’t forget our AWESOME Weekly Deals! Every Tuesday through the following Monday we have some products at 25% original retail price. Here are the newest Weekly Deals:

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You can order any of the products I used for my projects- just click on the photo and it will take you directly to my online store. Or feel free to call, text, email or message me if you need help or if you “don’t do Online Shopping” (believe me I understand and I’m here to help you get all the goodies you need!). If you don’t have the Wink of Stella Glimmer brush yet, hurry and order it today- you will thank me for it!!

Don’t forget you get a FREE Exclusive gift for every $50 order you place with me- it is our annual Sale-A-Bration Event! Customers, Hostesses, New Recruits who join, and Demonstrators all receive bonus rewards from now through March 31st, 2016. The catalog is available on my sidebar. Let me know if you have any questions!

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Last, but not least- don’t forget you can order a 3 month pre-paid Paper Pumpkin Subscription and receive a free Sale-a-bration gift. It is actually on sale for just $55! You can pre-order the three month subscription by clicking the picture below, and you can activate it at any time you want! I LOVE my monthly craft kit in the mail- it is so much fun! I take it to the Senior Center when I make cards with the ladies, and I often use them with my Girl Scout troop/unit and when ever I need something quick.

 

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I just received my January kits this month (I always order 3 kits each month)- can’t wait to play with these fun Valentines!

If you are thinking of ordering anything this month, please use Hostess Code: BAMUEFYP (unless your order is $150 or more, then don’t use the hostess code- you will earn your own rewards for your order). 

~Lynn Streifert

Independent Demonstrator, Stampin’ Up!

Shop my Online Store 24/7 on my website: http://LynnStreifert.stampinup.net

Email: Lstreifert@nycap.rr.com

If on Facebook please like my page “Lynnzcrafters”

Subscribe to our monthly Paper Pumpkin Program at https://mypaperpumpkin.com?demoid=2043263

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Creative Inking Blog Hop- Love is All Around

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Hi everyone, thank you so much for stopping here on our monthly Creative Inking Blog Hop! I’m so thrilled to be included in this talented group of ladies, every month I am so inspired by all of their creations and I hope you are too! This month our theme is “love is in the air”. I knew what I wanted to make and I went to get the sentiment “love you” out of the stamp case and it was missing, 😥. We used it at my Monday night monthly club last week, and I sure am hoping it turns up.

I just adore our new stamp set called “Bloomin’ Love”… I used our watercolor paper and white embossing powder, then did a watercolor wash with rose red reinker, and can you see the shimmer? That is our new Wink of Stella brush that really adds a sparkle to your lettering or stamped projects  (it comes in shimmer clear or gold-I use the shimmer clear on this card).

Of course this card was a breeze with our new mini stack of paper called Love Blossoms,  there are 48 pieces of paper in this pad and I just love the color schemes!

The finishing touch was the tiny heart punched out of our new blushing bride glimmer paper.

What do you think? I would love to hear your comments. Thank you so much for stopping by today!

Click the “next” button to hop over to the amazing Phyllis Shepherd’s blog- can’t wait to see what she has up her sleeve!
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or to hop back to the awesome Colleen Vassos, click the “prior” button:

 

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All products are from the amazing new 2016 Occasions Catalog! If you’re new to Stampin’ Up! be sure to check out our fantastic Sale-A-Bration catalog! It’s our Annual Customer Appreciation Time! for every $50 you order (before tax/shipping), you can pick an item from the exclusive catalog- check out the links on my side-bar on the left- (or if you’re reading this from a mobile device- scroll to the bottom). Please use Hostess Code: BAMUEFYP when you check out, thanks! Let me know if you have any questions!

Have an awesome day! And thanks again for stopping by today!

~Lynn

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Lynn Streifert

Independent Demonstrator, Stampin’ Up!

Shop my Online Store 24/7 on my website: http://LynnStreifert.stampinup.net

Email: Lstreifert@nycap.rr.com

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Subscribe to our monthly Paper Pumpkin Program at https://mypaperpumpkin.com?demoid=2043263

Now offering a variety of stamping events such as a Sip & Stamp Party, Workshops and Classes offered in your home or mine featuring: Project Life/Memory Keeping- aka scrapbooking (paper and digital), card making, paper crafting, Big Shot die cuts (by Sizzix), and a variety of 3D objects and gift items. Think of me for Birthday Parties, Kid Crafts, baby and bridal showers, weddings, and special anniversaries or parties where you need customized invitations or decorations!

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Crafty Weekend Get Away!

Hi there Stamping Friends! Can you believe that I have hit the 500 mark! 500 blog posts that is! WOW, thank YOU all so much for reading, visiting, commenting, liking and sharing my blog posts! I do enjoy sharing crafty inspiration with you all!

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This weekend is my 4th annual Lynnzcrafters Team Crafty Get-Away up in Lake Luzerne. I am so blessed to have six of my downline up here at the cozy cottage my dear friend Wendy owns overlooking the beautiful lake.

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Here is the view that greets us from the cottage.

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And look at this yummy fruit, Judy made a delicious sauce to go over it…

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Such a nice cozy table setting.

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You know how crazy I am about owls… couldn’t resist this gift for the girls…

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This is the swap card made by Amye- how sweet?

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This beauty is the swap card made by Carol- she did a lot of coloring for sure!

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This amazing card was made by Jamie- now I really want the dove stamp, I love how Jamie colored this dove!

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This stunning swap was made by Judy- can you believe she hand-cut out all those birch trees? wowza!

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Don’t you just love this sweet and simple swap card by Laurie?

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Last, but certainly not least is Tiffany’s terrific tag- she hand cut all those bears!

 

This weekend has been chuck full of stamping, crafting, eating, laughing and enjoying each other’s company. I really needed this get-away, my mojo is restored!

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Hey did you hear the good news?? Stampin’ Up! is having a HUGE STAMP SALE this week! From 10/19-10/23 all our stamp sets will be on sale for 15% off! (sorry but bundles, hostess sets, and rotary stamps are NOT included in the sale).  Get your catalogs out and make that wish list! If you want to take advantage of this awesome sale, feel free to shop my online store, and be sure to use Hostess Code: ASVGP9EZ 

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We have today to craft away, so be sure to stop by tomorrow- I am in another blog hop and will be sharing lots of “Christmas Joy” with you all! Have a wonderful Sunday, thank you for stopping by to read my blog. Would love to hear from YOU, so leave me a comment, thanks!!

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Creative Inking Blog Hop- Favorite New Accessory

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Hello Stamping Friends!

I hope you’ve had a wonderful weekend! I am so happy to say I am on vacation, love the “extra time” for that 2nd cup of coffee, chatting with friends on the phone and not feeling rushed, had a 2 day indoor garage sale, and yes- lots of Stamping!! I am so thrilled to back for another 6 months with these awesome, creative, and fun Demonstrators in our next round of Creative Inking Blog Hops! This month the theme is “Favorite New Accessory” from the 2015-16 Annual Catalog. It sure was a close tie for first place, but I decided to feature the new Expressions Natural Elements, our new little wooden cut-outs that are a dream to use (sponge, spritz, emboss or leave plain!)  They are item #138395 and just $5 for a pack of 15 elements; you receive 5 each of three greetings: “Celebrate”, “Congrats” and “Thanks”. These are a great bargain and really add a nice touch to those special cards, or gift packaging. Here are just a few examples of how I have used these awesome little accessories. I hope you enjoy my creations and feel free to leave me a comment- I love to hear from you all!

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Don’t you love the font?? I just went “gaga” for it when I saw it in the demo sneak peek!!

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Stampin’ Up! has some great samples for us, how inspirational!

 

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Simple, but sweet, don’t you agree?

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The other day we had a retirement party for one of my staff and I made the tag for her “big group gift” from all of us, the “Congrats” element just made this jumbo tag extra sweet, I think.

 

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This card is one of my July club creations, I had so much fun designing this card for my club ladies. We had just learned about the “faux patina” technique at a downline get-together earlier this month, and I am crazy about the new stamp set “Awesomely Artistic” (item #139950 for clear mount). I used Island Indigo ink to sponge some color on my element, but some of the club ladies used the gold embossing powder to emboss their words, stunning! So I decided to try some too.

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Just dip the word into Versamark ink pad (I have some craft tweezers I use to keep my fingers clean), then pour gold embossing powder over and heat emboss like you would paper… just use the tweezers again to hold/anchor the little words so they don’t fly all over the place.

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So not only did I emboss the word in gold embossing powder, but I added our new gold metallic thread (I love this stuff!) and also stepped up the dragonfly with a layer of vellum wings.

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Here’s a close up of the dragonfly, use glue dots, it’s so much easier to hold this together!
Well, what did you think of MY favorite new accessory?? What is YOUR favorite? Can’t wait to hear from you!

Thanks so much for stopping by my blog today- keep on hopping around to see 11 other demonstrators….

 

Ready to see what the phenomenal  Phyllis Shepherd has for you? Just click the “next” button:

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Or, if going back is your thing, go check out what the creative Colleen Vassos has to show you, click the “prior” button:

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Have a wonderful day!

If you are thinking of ordering anything this month, please use Hostess Code: TYDRGVVU

Thanks so much for stopping by today! Have an awesome day!

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~Lynn Streifert

Independent Demonstrator, Stampin’ Up!

Shop my Online Store 24/7 on my website: http://LynnStreifert.stampinup.net

Email: Lstreifert@nycap.rr.com

If on Facebook please like my page “Lynnzcrafters”

Subscribe to our monthly Paper Pumpkin Program at https://mypaperpumpkin.com?demoid=2043263

Sip & Stamp Party, Workshops and Classes offered in your home or mine featuring: Project Life/Memory Keeping- aks scrapbooking (paper and digital), card making, paper crafting, Big Shot die cuts (by Sizzix), and a variety of 3D objects and gift items. Think of me for Birthday Parties, Kid Crafts, baby and bridal showers, weddings, and special anniversaries or parties where you need customized invitations or decorations!

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Happy 4th of July Weekend! (and some birthday cards)

Hi there Stamping Friends! Hope you all are enjoying a long weekend, celebrating the 4th of July can be fun- I’m heading up to Cape Vincent for the weekend to spend time with my parents- I packed some of our Paper Pumpkin craft kits, the Cottage Greetings kit, and all my photos and our Project Life line of cards for photo albums/memory keeping. (I’m sad that I’ve finished three albums for other people and haven’t finished my own). So check back next week and I’ll be sharing what I accomplish!

I realized that I never shared my cards from my monthly Stamp-a-Stack class (it’s always the last Monday of the month). Here was our June line up of all birthday cards:

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*This last birthday card (the ice cream cone) was CASE-d (Copy And Share Everything) from Erica Cerwin’s blog. Love her work, she is so inspiring! Thanks Erica! This uses our new Ronald McDonald House stamp- $3 of the sale of this stamp set goes directly to RMH and it has a coordinating punch. Love them!

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Just a few more days of these awesome new BONUS Weekly Deals- up to 30% off retail price, offer ends Monday July 6th!

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Wishing you all a very Happy 4th of July! Have a fun weekend!!

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If you are thinking of ordering anything this month, please use the Hostess Code: TYDRGVVU

~Lynn Streifert

Independent Demonstrator, Stampin’ Up!

Shop my Online Store 24/7 on my website: http://LynnStreifert.stampinup.net

Email: Lstreifert@nycap.rr.com

If on Facebook please like my page “Lynnzcrafters”

Subscribe to our monthly Paper Pumpkin Program at https://mypaperpumpkin.com?demoid=2043263

Sip & Stamp Party, Workshops and Classes offered in your home or mine featuring: Project Life/Memory Keeping- aks scrapbooking (paper and digital), card making, paper crafting, Big Shot die cuts (by Sizzix), and a variety of 3D objects and gift items. Think of me for Birthday Parties, Kid Crafts, baby and bridal showers, weddings, and special anniversaries or parties where you need customized invitations or decorations!

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Free Gift

Friends- I am just $355 away from a sales goal and “sweet spot” (reward)… so I am offering a FREE GIFT with any orders over $30 between now and Monday June 30th at 9 pm. (Your choice either a package of dimensionals or two yards of new ribbon- choose from the ribbon share I did earlier this month- have some extra shares so I’m going to divide it up as a reward… first come first serve). 

Contact me with any questions, or if you need help placing an order. This offer is good for anyone who orders through me or my website using the hostess code XFNCQJF2

THANKS!! Help me make June 2015 my best month EVER, I appreciate YOU!!  

  

have a great day!
Lynn Streifert

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Oh Happy Day!!!

cattyMany of us Stampin’ Up! Fans have been eagerly awaiting this day- June 2nd- the day the new catalog launches and the old 2014-15 Annual Catalog and 2015 Occasions Catalog are all available at the same time! This is the LAST day to get retiring items, but you can mix your order with new as well.

My favorite set in the new catalog is The Sprinkles of Life in fact- in my ten years of using Stampin’ Up! products, I can say it is truly my ALL time favorite Ronald McDonald House Charities® stamp set.  Ronald McDonald House Charities® keeps families together while children are receiving medical treatment far from home. When you purchase the Sprinkles of Life Stamp Set, Stampin’ Up! donates $3 to the RMHC. To date Stampin’ Up! has donated over $1,000,000. to the RHMC. If you are wondering where to find it in the new catalog- it is on the inside back cover- the very last item in the catalog.

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This set has a awesome coordinating, Tree Builder Punch, to cut down on fussy cutting. There is so much you can do with this stamp set and punch.

 

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I have been having a lot of fun playing with this stamp set for the past few weeks, we were able to pre-order this last month. I am doing a Make and Take tomorrow night at a demonstrator get-together at my upline’s house, and I made my swaps and 3 other samples to showcase the versatility of this stamp and punch! Let me know what you think:

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This first card is going to be our Make-and-Take.

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Swaps- I wanted chocolate cupcakes, but they just didn’t look “done” to me… so I started playing.

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Crystal Effects to the rescue- what do you think of this wet frosting look?

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And the little cherry on top is actually from the cupcake builder punch.

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This is a card I made to showcase the clouds and raindrops (case from Pinterest)

 

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Another cupcake version.

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Last but not least- this is my swap card I made for a demonstrator group I participated in by mail. Over the coming days, I will show the other awesome 19 swaps I received.

Does this look like fun, want to give Stampin’ Up! a try? Well, starting today, we are sweetening up the pot so to speak-
New recruits who join during the promotion period will receive their choice of two stamp sets from the new 2015-2016 annual catalog for free in their Starter Kit (still just $99 but you pick out $125 in products plus two additional free stamp sets- at any price!) Hurry- this offer ends June 30th, 2015.

 

And don’t forget today is an awesome day to order Stampin’ Up!
1. You can order from the “old” 2014-2015 Catalog at the “old” prices.
2. You can order new product from the NEW 2015-2016 Catalog
3. Your last chance to order from the Occasions Catalog
4. You can still order from the Retired List that has up to 50% off some items!
5. And don’t forget today’s Weekly Deals
6. And the Clearance Rack.

Here are the weekly deals:

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What a big day! Thanks for stopping by!

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If you are thinking of ordering anything this month, please use the Hostess Code: AJSRUJWU

~Lynn Streifert

Independent Demonstrator, Stampin’ Up!

Shop my Online Store 24/7 on my website: http://LynnStreifert.stampinup.net

Email: Lstreifert@nycap.rr.com

If on Facebook please like my page “Lynnzcrafters”

Subscribe to our monthly Paper Pumpkin Program at https://mypaperpumpkin.com?demoid=2043263

Sip & Stamp Party, Workshops and Classes offered in your home or mine featuring: Project Life/Memory Keeping- aks scrapbooking (paper and digital), card making, paper crafting, Big Shot die cuts (by Sizzix), and a variety of 3D objects and gift items. Think of me for Birthday Parties, Kid Crafts, baby and bridal showers, weddings, and special anniversaries or parties where you need customized invitations or decorations!

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Lots of Card Samples for You

Hi Friends! Hope you are having a nice weekend! I thought I would just catch up with sharing some awesome cards with you… birthday, spring fling, and my stamp a stack class… enjoy!

Special Birthday cards from some awesome Friends:

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I just treasure handmade cards, don’t you? Thank you friends!

Next up, want to share the five cards that Amye and I prepared for our Spring Fling event yesterday, it was a small group- but everyone had a nice time!

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I don’t know what I would do without my fabulous team- huge kudos to Amye for prepping and teaching some awesome techniques on two cards (the flower patch and birthday balloon); lots of thanks to Jamie for making a cute treat holder for each attendee (I didn’t take any pictures of that!) and many thanks to Amye, Jamie, Wendy and Sharon for coming to help for the afternoon, it made it so nice and relaxing for all the stampers. You guys are the best!! Ready to do it again on May 16th? (Mark your calendars- we’re doing a morning class more news to come soon!)

Here are some action shots- sorry I didn’t get everyone (again).

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thank you friends for coming out to our Spring Fling!

 

Finally, here are the 5 cards I came up with for my Stamp a Stack tomorrow night in my home. We’re going with a floral theme perfect for Mother’s Day coming up soon!

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Also, here is an updated retirement list: retiredList4.24.15

(note I turned on the filter and sorted it by page number… I did notice a few page numbers that are off, in that case go by the item number, okay?)

Also- save the date for Saturday June 6th we will be doing another BOGO.

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Spread the word to all your friends and family- lots of great bargains, buy our retired stuff and get new catalog goodies for free!

Thanks so much for stopping by today, I hope you have an awesome Sunday!

Also, I have a new hostess code for the next two weeks, if you are wanting to get anything from my online store- please use this code: Y7X4RAR9 

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Awesome New Deals!

Hi There Stamping Friends,

How are you doing? Isn’t the spring weather nice for a change?

I wanted to let you know that we have some awesome new weekly deals- how tempting are these products?? You can get these, AND FREE SHIPPING if you order by Friday 4/10 at midnight.

Here is a full page flyer if you want to see them up close:

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Also- by popular request- I thought I would let you know some things have arrived at our warehouse- and yes- the Hello You framelits are now available again! Yippee! Just in time for free shipping!

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Come back tomorrow to visit me and I’ll show you my Make & Take project and swaps from my upline’s team meeting get together tonight at her house. Can’t wait!

Have a great night and thanks for stopping by to read my blog. I love to read all your comments, so if you have a sec, leave me a comment- anything you want to know, or see me feature here on the blog? I love to hear from you!

Thanks!

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If you are thinking of ordering anything this month, please use the Hostess Code: SNGCRCUA

~Lynn Streifert

Independent Demonstrator, Stampin’ Up!

Shop my Online Store 24/7 on my website: http://LynnStreifert.stampinup.net

Email: Lstreifert@nycap.rr.com

If on Facebook please like my page “Lynnzcrafters”

Subscribe to our monthly Paper Pumpkin Program at https://mypaperpumpkin.com?demoid=2043263

Sip & Stamp Party, Workshops and Classes offered in your home or mine featuring: Project Life/Memory Keeping- aks scrapbooking (paper and digital), card making, paper crafting, Big Shot die cuts (by Sizzix), and a variety of 3D objects and gift items. Think of me for Birthday Parties, Kid Crafts, baby and bridal showers, weddings, and special anniversaries or parties where you need customized invitations or decorations!