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May 31, 2012

Going away party day!!

Good morning my dear ones. This is a good day. Is a day to say our goodbyes to wonderful and cherished stamp sets. If you are a stamper like I am, you juts loovee your stamp sets. Those are my toys. Funny! My oldest (now 6) tells me: "Mama, you have to share", do I really?? Hehe!! Ok ok!!
Here some pictures of the ones leaving...


Awash with flowers, Perfect words (hostess set) also retiring.
I just love LOVE love this stamp set. So easy to use. So gorgeous!

Floral Fillers
It coordinates wonderfully with 3 different punches. Don't you loove that?

My friend M & M. We had so much fun creating these a few months back. Miss you gals!

This is my Accountable Kids Tablet I decorated for one of my daughters.
The flower on the left was embellish with the soon to be gone "Baroque Motifs".

Stamp set: Crazy for cupcakes, also retiring.
One of my favorite cards ever. We made it a a Club meeting this year.

Enjoy the last minute samples...today is the last day to order these! Give me a call!!
Love you..wil be back with 3 more samples later today.

Jessica U.
jessy_cruz@yahoo.com

Retiring day is May 31

Well the days are passing quickly and their is so many favorite stamp sets that are leaving for good. Wao!! There's a few I'm really really going to miss....Medallion Background, Awash with flowers and Style Beautiful, All in the family,Crazy for cupcakes, Contempo Christmas, Baroque Motifs, You're a gem...the butterfly punch...the Round tab punch...Oh goodness!!

Here some last minute samples with the some of the ones retiring. Im sending a last order May 31, 2012 and then get ready for the great revealing. You will looove the new catalog. It is simply gorgeous!! and full of ideas.

Which was your favorite stamp set from  2011-2012 catalog?
Leave me a short little message...

One of my old time faves...here Crazy for cupcakes with the Marble technique.

Awww...I will miss this one. Contempo Christmas. Wonderful!!

My sweet monkey from the Fox & friend stamp set. :-( Im having a hard time letting og. Lol!


Il try to download a few more in the morning. I just found a set of cards I made with the Under the Big Top stamp set....not that one!! Why let go of that one? Never!! I loove my cute circus friends. Dont miss it!! Is leaviiing!!

Love you...soooo Which was your favorite stamp set from 2011-2012 catalog?

Jessica U

May 20, 2012

All in the Family bye bye

You may already know this...All in the Family is retiring this year. This has been one of my favorite stamp sets to go to when I need to get creative in a cinch. Hehe!! Here last Saturday I wanted to create something special for a couple from our church that is moving away. :-( They are so special...and just got the news they are expecting their first baby. Awww...not fair (lol, I told her!)

Well I got creative with my new Designer Series Paper: Floral District. Coming on June 1st!! I went out of my way and decided to make a big card..hehe!! I make a 8 1/2" x 4 1/4" and a cute Gable Box full of chocolates.


 I used the Stamp set :All in the Family and the wheel that coordinates with it (already retired). DSP: Floral district (available June 1st)
Cardstock: Daffodil Delight, Rich Razzelberry.
Ink: Rich Razzleberry, Basic Black
Ribbon: New Grossgrain Daffodil Delight (available June 1st) Tools: Simply Scored tool.
Miscelaneous: Stampin Dimensionals, Scissors
This was my inspiration!! Found some cute stickers for the car with
a mommy, daddy, baby and dog. :-)

Hope you like it. Tell me what do you think?
Love your comments....what have inspired you lately?

Jessica U.

May 16, 2012

Creating in a hurry!!

So yesterday was my daughters last day of PDO...Oh, goodness and no gifts for the teachers?? Drop the girls at school and ran to my crafty spot...the middle of the Living Room, hehe!! This is what I came up with after seeing some wonderful magnetic pins made by another amazing demo, Pat Mayer. Check out her pins HERE, they are awesome!
 Anyway...not much time but I had everything I needed for some refrigerator magnets. What do you think?? I truly hope they like them. I placed them on cellophane bags with a stamped "Thank You" on the back.

Instructions:
1. Die cut 2 of the big flowers, 1 of the middle flower and three of the small flower from the Fun Flower Bigz Die from Stampin' Up.
2. Using your paper piercer make a hole in two of the smallest flowers (offsetting them).
3. Using your ribbon of choice go around  your middle three finger twice or more times, hold in the center with an Antique Brad and then thread thru the two smallest flowers you just pierced.
4. Using a hot glue gun offset flowers and glue together.
5. Using your hot glue gun adhere a circular magnet on the back.
6. Voala! Enjoy!

Leave me your love with your comments and ask me if you have any questions, they are easy...love to share. Running out now...see you soon!!
Jessica U

Materials: Fun Flowers Die, Big Shot, Felt, SU fabric (black and white)
Antique brads, Hot glue gun, assorted SU ribbons. :-)


May 15, 2012

Mixed bunch of thanks!

I took a little break during the month of April to create a few thank you gifts. I wish I could have made more...Il need to!! These were sent to Washington State to my wonderful friends who made my WIAB (workshop in a bag) a success. Thanks to Dawndee, Pam, Maria and Connie. I am blessed to call you my friends...may the distance NEVER separate us. Love you all and hope you like them!!
I added instructions for the red box. :-)
For the boxes I used the Scallop Square Die and the new Framelits die (the bigger one). I embossed the square with the Vintage Wallpaper embossing folder and the Framelit with the Finial Press (soon to retired :-( My 31st)


I really relly like the sentiment stamp set. Is called "You're a Gem". Love that most of the images fit inside a 1" circle. This stamp set will be gone May 31, 2012.
Click the SHOP NOW on the left bar to get this soon to be going away sets. 
Stamp Set: Mixed Bunch, You're a bunch (will retire May 31, 2012)
Colors: Island Indigo, Real Red, Peach Parfait, Old Olive
DSP: Everyday Enchantment
Tools: Simply Scored for the mini-envelopes, 1" circle punch, 1 1/4" circle punch, Blossom Punch
Embellishments: Rhinestones

Instructions:

1. I die cut two framelits (the big one).
2. Embossed them with your folder of choice.
3. Place the top point of the design on the 2 3/4" mark of your Simply Scored then score at 4" to fold. These become the bottom of your box.
4. Cut a piece of 6 1/2" x 5 1/2" of same color CS. Score with 6 1/2" side touching the top of your Simply Scored @ 2 1/2" and at 4" . Then score the other side (the 5 1/2") @ 1" from each side. On the 6 1/2" side cut the two scored lines made on the middle...R U with me?? ...cut to the next scored line...so you only cut up to 2". Dont take anything off. Just cut, fold in and adhere with Tombow.

Oh, my! I truly hope Im explaining myself, lol!! I used both tombow and sticky strip.

5. To finish add your front and back framelits with tombow and embellish with ribbon around. It is great for 3 x 3 cards.

Let me know if this works!! It is a joy to share. :-)
Many blessings and leave me your love with your comments...I treasure your response!!

Love you all!!
Jessica U

May 14, 2012

Thanks in Style Beautiful

Few weeks ago my mother blessed me with a beautiful gift...so I wanted to create something different for her. I decided I wanted to send her butterflies, also use one of my favorite stamp sets Style Beautiful. So sad to see this set go...it is retiring May 31, 2012 The images are so delicate and I just love it!
Hope you get inspired to create and always take time to thank those who bless you. I honestly wish I had more time to make more and more thank you notes. I certainly am so blessed to have such wonderful people around me.
Be blessed and leave me your love with your comments.
To buy this stamp set click on Shop Now and type Style Beautiful under "Search".

Colors: Calipso Coral, Pool Party, Soft Suede, Lucky Limeade
DSP and embellishments: Everyday enchantment (SAB retired), White grosgrain ribon,
rhinestone jewels, SAB brad (retired), Versamarker to color images (shade) -also retiring!!
 Tools: Big Shot, Beautiful Butterflies Die
Stamp sets: Style Beautiful, Every Moment

Here I opened the card, it is close with the brad in the middle. I glue down one wing from the Big butterflies on one side, one on the other. I used the Every Moment stamp set for the stamped flower and butterfly. So sweet! Also retiring May 31!!


This is the back of the card. I adhere a piece of dsp to cover the back of the brad which holds the butterfly and ribbon inside. :-)

What do you think!! Let me know if you would like the measurements.

Big hug!!!

Jessica U.

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