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Card Making at the Senior Center & Blog Candy Give Away!


Good morning stamping friends! I hope you have had a great week! Do you have fun plans for the weekend? Tomorrow we will be traveling to Syracuse to celebrate Mother’s Day with my family- looking forward to it, we have a lovely brunch at a restaurant called Justin’s Tuscan Grill and then hopefully if the weather cooperates we will head to a local park to visit and hang out together! I don’t want to show you my Mother’s Day cards/projects yet- so be sure to come back on Monday to see my creations.

Today I want to share with you four cards that I did last week at my monthly card class at a local senior center. Shout out to my friend and downline Brigid, she volunteers to come each month and help me with this class. Thanks so much Brigid!

This sweet card is one of two projects you can make from your March 2016 paper pumpkin kit! This kit made four cards of this size, and four gift card holders simply adorable!

 

Because I love my paper pumpkin kit so much, and I’d love to put one in your hands, because I have this prepaid gift card, I am issuing a blog candy challenge, leave me a comment about why you want a kit (what you would use it for, who you might create with, any comment about these fun kits). Be sure to leave a comment on this thread here on my blog, scroll down to the bottom and you will see a spot where you can leave a comment. Be sure to leave a comment by Tuesday, May 10 at 5 PM. I will draw one winner using a random number generator, and I will contact the winner between 8 and 9 PM to redeem this kit I will need your contact info.

This card showcases the free stamp set Stampin’ Up! gifted to us in our April 2016 paper pumpkin kit. The stamp set is called “All About Everything” and it is just gorgeous. I came up with this flower pot design to showcase a flat and simple card. What do you think? Those outgoing in colors just really pop, I used Lost Lagoon, Mossy Meadow, blackberry bliss, and hello honey. Did you stock up on these colors before they retire?

This simple card showcases three products that are carrying over to the next catalog, so glad the kit called water color wishes is carrying over, also happy about the botanical blooms set, and timeless textures from the Occasions catalog!!

This fun card is perfect for that special guy, unfortunately this stamp set called “going global” is retiring, if you want this set, you must order it by May 31!!

Here are a couple variations of this card with other sentiments.

Thank you so much for stopping by today!! I hope you have a wonderful day, don’t forget to leave me a comment if you want to be entered to win one free paper pumpkin kit! (This contest is open to everyone, my downline, customers, other demonstrators, and friends!)

If you are thinking of ordering anything this month, please use Hostess Code: 92GFRW4G



~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
Now booking into May and June: 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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Don’t Miss Out on These Retiring Items!

MainAd_retired2016_OLO_Apr1816_USCAI’m still a little jet lagged from my trip home from Salt Lake City- didn’t crawl into bed until 3 am…. haven’t been up that late in a LONG time!

Stampin’ Up! just released their retirement list for the 2015-16 Annual Catalog and 2016 Occasions Catalog. In addition to a long list of retiring stamp sets, there are also tools, brads, ribbons, buttons, scissors, big shot dies, In-Color 2014-16 products and much more, that are going away forever!

These items are while supplies last, hope you will consider ordering from me, in my online store, just click “Shop Now” button here on my blog, then click the “Shop Now” tab at the top of the page and then click “Retiring Products”  or here is the link: http://www.stampinup.com/ECWeb/CategoryPage.aspx?categoryid=100700

 

I’m having some computer problems as I type this… and the Stampin’ Up! website is very bogged down with thousands of demos trying to get on right now. I hope you can open this is the retirement list as a PDF:

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As you add items to your shopping cart, know that you can add items from either catalog, clearance rack, or the retirement list! As a thank you- each person who orders from me will receive a thank you surprise in the mail! Just remember to use Host Code JVRKW2WV  when you check out, this links it to my account. Let me know if you have any questions, I’m happy to help place an order for you!

Be sure to come back tomorrow morning to see all the photos from OnStage (we weren’t allowed to share any photos of us/new products until now).

Thanks so much for visiting my blog today, and for your business! I appreciate each and every one of you!

lynnsignature~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?demo

 

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Holiday Catalog Retirement List!

 

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Good morning stamping friends! Thank you so much to all my wonderful friends, family, customers, and downline who came out to see me this weekend at my two craft fairs!! Things went very well I’m happy to say! I am pretty tired but that is par for the course. I wanted to let you know that Stampin’ Up! just released the retirement list for the holiday catalog, this way you can plan to stock up I’m what you might want before it is gone for good. Everything on this list is while supplies last. Happy shopping!
Here is the link to the list (click here or click the picture of the catalog).

 

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Have a wonderful day and thanks for stopping by! If you would like to order from my online store, here is the hostess code for this month: BZ6HGGWZ

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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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Christmas Joy! Creative Inking Blog Hop!

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Welcome to another month of stamping inspiration from a talented group of ladies! I can’t wait to see what my fellow demonstrators have to offer us this month!  You know I always have a hard time picking just one project to share with you on the hop. So for our “Christmas Joy” theme, I decided to show you what my Make and Take project was for my team retreat this weekend in beautiful Lake Luzerne, NY (the Adirondacks of Upstate New York).

True story- yesterday there was a mini snow squall and we actually had snow on the ground… luckily it melted within an hour! I’m soooo not ready for the real stuff. But hopefully this cute guy will suffice- this would be enough snow for me!

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I was inspired by the snowman on the Stampin’ Up! blog last winter, never had a chance to make him! One of my downline requested we learn how to make him, so I figured it out and prepped it for everyone to make on our 4th Lynnzcrafters Team Crafty Girls Get-Away.

 

 

 

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Want to know how to make him yourself?

make 8 whisper white circles in the following three sizes: 1 3/4″, 2″, and 2 1/2″. You will trim off the bottom 1/4″ to make them all flat. Score in the middle and fold in half. Then glue backs together (like a honeycomb) and glue to make a completely closed “snowball”. The hat is made with designer series paper: the strip is 1 1/2″ x 5″ and the two circles are 1 1/4″ and 2″.

Although glue dots held him together okay, it wasn’t sturdy enough, so I inserted a barbarque skewer up through all three snowballs and about 3/4″ above the top ball- this is so the top hat can be secured to the top of the snowman.

The then nose and two arms are from the bird builder punch and his eyes are from the owl builder punch. Then just string your greeting from a piece of linen thread and tie onto his arms.

Well, some of my team had some other ideas- look what additions they came up with:

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Do you like the touch of holly and the red bird on his hat? Those are not Stampin’ Up! products, but a cute additional touch- thanks Judy!

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Sorry this one isn’t a good quality photo- but can you see how Tiffany used our red pom-pom trim as his scarf? And she put the word “peace” on instead of “Noel”. Isn’t Frosty just adorable? You can make it too- and what a fun project to do with the kids!

We also worked on some other Christmas projects on our retreat:

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This was Amye’s Make-and-Take for each one of us… isn’t this Clean And Simple technique so sweet?? This designer series paper is amazing! I’m sure it’s going to be a top seller from this Holiday Catalog!

 

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Now let’s talk about STAMPS! When I started planning for this blog post I knew that I had my Frosty the Snowman project and was hoping for more fun and inspiring cards and 3D items to show you. Look at this gorgeous card that Laurie prepared for our Make-and-Take! Don’t you just love the pine trees in this new set called Wonderland? We stamped in Smokey Slate, Tip-Top-Taupe and in Craft White, embossed in White and with Dazzling Details (glitter) on the white pines. Love this card so much!

We did so much stamping, crafting and creating all weekend long, it was hard to pack up and come home, our mojo was really flowing! I took pictures of each stamper with all her creations, but I don’t want to spoil any surprises (a lot of gifts were created this weekend). I’ll be sure to post when the coast is clear for sure.

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Did you know that Stampin’ Up! is having a HUGE Stamp Sale this week? Well, if you would like to get any of our stamps for 15% off then this is the week to do so! Sale ends Friday 10/23 at midnight. 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
It’s a fabulous time to fill your wish list or even try the $99 Starter Kit for maximum savings! Discounted stamps may be added to the $99 Starter Kit, helping you get even more product for the money! Ask me to tell you more about the $99 Starter Kit and joining Stampin’ Up!  and the Lynnzcrafters team- I welcome hobby stampers!

Well now it’s time to see what the amazing Phyllis Shepherd has come up with for you this month:

 

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Or if going backward is your thing, go check out what awesome projects Colleen Vassos has for you today:

 

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And don’t forget I have two openings for this Stamp-a-Stack class next Monday 10/26 at 6:30 pm here at my house! You will make five each of the two cards in the photo below:

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Thank you so much for visiting my blog today, I really appreciate all your comments, I LOVE to hear from YOU! Have a wonderful day!

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If you are thinking of ordering anything this month, please use Hostess Code: ASVGP9EZ

~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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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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Stamp a Stack sign up by Friday!

Hi There Stamping Friends!

I just wanted to give you a quick update on my dad, he came home yesterday and is doing well at home. We feel so blessed for his excellent care he received at Ellis and Sunnyview and although he has a long road to recovery, we are so glad he is home now. Let the healing begin! Thank you for your prayers!

I’m slowly getting my schedule together and hope to have a newsletter out by the end of the week with all my classes and events. But wanted you to know that the sign up deadline for the next Stamp-a-Stack is this Friday:

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While I think the little black cat is a perfect accent on this new window framelit, if you don’t like cats- you can leave this off your cards! I’m trying something new- just showing you a hint of the card- what do you think?

Save the Date Tuesday September 1st from 6-8:30 pm for our next Lynnzcrafters Team BOGO Sale (Buy One Get One Free) event. We will be selling our retired Stampin’ Up! and other craft supplies (stamps, punches, ink, paper, big shot dies, tools, ribbons, embellishments and much more). For each dollar you spend in retired products, you can shop from the new Holiday Catalog that goes live that day (or the Annual Catalog). This sale is going to be held at the Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary Northeast Branch  2810 Curry Rd, Schenectady, New York 12303. Help us spread the word to all your crafty friends and family, thanks!

Thank you so very much for visiting my blog today! Let me know if you need help placing any orders, or if you have any questions about the products used in these 5 cards. Also, you can always shop my online store and please use this hostess code: YCQVVKZB

Have a great day!

Lynn

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From the Garden Gift Bags

Hi there Stamping Friends!
Did you plant a garden this year? I am embarrassed to admit, the daughter of a farmer/engineer and I do not seem to have a green thumb… but I love gardens, and I love home-grown flowers, fruits, and veggies. Nothing better than home-grown… (hope my dear brother and father have mercy on me and hook me up with their produce- had some kale from my brother’s garden last week, and it was tasty!)

Many of you have noticed the cute new “From the Garden” stamp set, and I wanted to share this cute idea from Stampin’ Up!!  You’re Welcome!!

Gift from the Garden Gift Bags
Calypso Coral Classic Stampin' Pad by Stampin' Up!
Calypso Coral Classic Stampin’ Pad
Price: $6.50
Gift from the Garden Clear-Mount Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!
Gift From The Garden Clear-Mount Stamp Set
Price: $19.00
Gift from the Garden Wood-Mount Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!
Gift From The Garden Wood-Mount Stamp Set
Price: $27.00
Glue Dots by Stampin' Up!
Glue Dots
Price: $5.25
Linen Thread by Stampin' Up!
Linen Thread
Price: $4.50
Mini Muslin Bags by Stampin' Up!
Mini Muslin Bags
Price: $10.00
Mint Macaron Classic Stampin' Pad  by Stampin' Up!
Mint Macaron Classic Stampin’ Pad
Price: $6.50
Old Olive Classic Stampin' Pad by Stampin' Up!
Old Olive Classic Stampin’ Pad
Price: $6.50
Pretty Petals 8-1/2 x 11 Cardstock Assortment Pack  by Stampin' Up!
Pretty Petals 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock Assortment Pack
Price: $7.00
Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad by Stampin' Up!
Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad
Price: $6.00
Very Vanilla 8-1/2 x 11 Cardstock by Stampin' Up!
Very Vanilla 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock
Price: $8.50
Washi Label Punch by Stampin' Up!
Washi Label Punch
Price: $18.00
Also- since it’s Tuesday, I’d like to point out our awesome new Weekly Deals program, these select products are available “while supplies last” and as we saw last week, over half of them sold out within the first two days!CM100100Bdeals3

Finally, a last call for my Christmas in July Stamp-a-Stack class on Monday July 27th from 6:30-8:30 pm at my home. This is a $20 class for 10 cards. I will have 2 Christmas cards, you will make 5 of each. I will have plenty of alternate greetings (some retired) if you would like to change any of them up. I will be making a “sneak peek” this weekend, but know that the deadline to register is Monday July 20th at 6 pm. As of right now I have room for only 4 more people. *Note that there will be a $5 discount if you also register for the August Christmas Stamp-a-Stack on Monday 8/31 (two classes for $30), this will also apply to September, October and November as well.  One of the two cards will be made with the Every Blessing Stamp Set.

If you want to order any of the weekly deals, or anything to make the cute garden bags, please use Hostess Code: TYDRGVVU

Thank you so much for taking time to stop by the blog, hope to stamp with YOU soon!

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