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Awesome Christmas Party!

Hi Friends! How are you? I have missed you!

I have quite a few things to share with you today!


The other night Stampin’ Up! sponsored a new Occasions Catalog (and Sale-a-bration) Catalog Kick off Party again! Many of my team members and I went to Crossgates mall for the viewing. A bunch of us met for dinner first at The Standard, a yummy Italian restaurant (very Frank Sinatra-ish interior):


While I wish every single one of my Lynnzcrafters team could have attended too, it is such a busy time of year. Glad that Tiffany, Amye, Jamie, Tina and Molly were able to attend.


We had two demos join us as their uplines were not there, we had fun with Anne and Audrey!


Interestingly, Jamie won prize patrol (again!) so happy for her, and it is such a beautiful new stamp set!!




And here are the two new catalogs that will launch on January 6th, 2015… and this is an awesome new stamp set that we all went home with too!



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Last night was our annual Christmas Party at my upline Dania’s house, look at this yummy Cranberry cocktail she made for us… it was delicious!

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Dania had this amazing project for our Make-and-Take! She ordered some galvanized metal flashing so we turned these frames into magnetic boards. How cute??

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Here’s Sheila, Tiffany and Judy with their boards.

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Not sure why Dania is hiding, but here she is with Anne, Karyn and Amye making their memo boards. So fun!

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A highlight of the party is our annual Christmas Grab Bag… there are a few rules: wrap a handmade gift valued around $10 in a plain brown bag. We draw numbers, and the person who has #1 opens the first gift, then person who has #2 can either steal the first gift, or open a new one. We have a “three steals and it is frozen” rule. Also “you can’t go home with your own gift rule”. This was an amazing year of awesome one-of-a-kind and spectacular gifts! They were all Steal-worthy!!

Here is the gift that I made:


It is a Project Life album, in the now sold-out Cherry Cobbler color. I heat embossed the snowflakes on the cover using whisper white embossing powder. I had an extra snowflake embellishment from my Many Merry Stars Kit, and I applied metallic silver ink to turn it silver. I used some other products to jazz it up, what do you think??

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I also made a few inserts for one of the pages, just some quick and simple stamping on some 3″ x 4″ whisper white rectangles.

Be sure to come back and visit me tomorrow, to see the gift I came home with- it’s much more than one gift- it’s going to take about 20 photos to show you my gift, can’t wait to show you!



Last but not least, I want to let you know that Stampin’ Up! has added dozens of new items that are up to 80% off retail prices. Need some stocking stuffers? Or just want to stock up on some amazing deals? These items are while supplies last, use Hostess Code MSXKPKUB when shopping in my online store, it will be shipped to you, and you’ll be entered to win my December drawing! Go to my online store at: http://lynnstreifert.stampinup.net/ (or if you need help, contact me and I’m happy to place your order for you!)

I hope you have a wonderful day- if you’re in the Glenville area, please stop over to the Glenville Hills Fire Department- they are putting on a Pancake Breakfast fundraiser for a local family who lost everything in a recent fire. The pancake breakfast is from 8 am to Noon, and all proceeds go directly to the Armstrong Family. The firehouse is located at the corner of Church and Ridge Roads in West Glenville.

Thank you so much for stopping by today to read my blog. I sure hope you’ll leave me a comment, or two, I’ve missed hearing from you all!



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

~Lynn Streifert

Independent Demonstrator, Stampin’ Up!

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