Friday, November 26, 2010

Black Friday FFC & FWF Card

Pretty much the best holiday ever ;)

I am doing a mini sessions of BF shopping today since we are out of town and there is nowhere here to shop except a small outlet and Walmart and it's 30 minutes away...I will have to check out the online deals to get my fix!

My card today for Friends With Flair and Friday Fun is a mostly black card in honor of Black Friday.  That is our challenge from Kim!

I used the new Honey, I'm Home stamp set and some fun Websters Pages paper.

You can see the rest of the Friday Fun girls here:
Sara (not playing)
Sherry (not playing)

Have a HAPPY Weekend!
And don't forget about this:

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Hip Hop & Shop and Gobble!

OK, that is one crazy title, maybe it came to me because I love to shop and eat turkey?  Yeah, why not!?

We are having Hip Hop a day early this week so that we can get this PARTY started and so that everyone can have a whole day tomorrow to eat turkey, watch football, {SHOP} and hang with their friends and family!

So what's the 411?  Well, today is BLACK WEDNESDAY!  You know my fave holiday Black Friday? It's 2 whole days early! 
There is a HUGE sale with Bundle Packs and FREE stamps and NEW stamps and it all starts NOW and ends Sunday!

Someone will even win the Unity Kit of the Month for a whole year!

AND Unity, Angela and Christian, are donating $.50 from EVERY SALE to their local FOODSHELF where $1 equals $9 of groceries!
You will definitely want to read the Unity Blog to see the story of this decision, I truly am part of an amazing company!  And YOU are part of this company, too!

Make sure to start at the Unity Blog...especially today!  Then hop through to see all of the new release goodness we have for you!


I made 2 cards with the new Bella Blvd. set called Honey I'm Home:

PLEASE be sure to enter the Unity Wish List contest!  You could have your Unity Wish List gifted to YOU!  You can check out the details HERE.

Your next stop is to AJ's blog, HAVE FUN!
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For all of the FUN and announcements today and the whole weekend, keep up with the Unity Blog, the Unity Facebook page and our SCS Forum!

Have a Happy Day!!!
See you Friday!
If you need one more Thanksgiving dish for your FEAST may I suggest the Pioneer Woman's Green Bean Casserole...omg...I made this for our Thanksgiving lunch at work Tuesday and it was GONE in mere minutes, lol.  Wow this is delicious and uses fresh green beans, no gray colored soup and BACON, onions, garlic, cream, if you have the time and the room on the table, MAKE THIS!


Saturday, November 20, 2010

Welcome to the Unity Co-Brands SHOW OFF!

Welcome to my little show and tell of the Unity Co-Branded stamps!

I am SO excited that these stamps are available to purchase directly from the Unity Stamp Co. Website!

This is AWESOME news!

So let me show you a few of the FABULOUS companies I have represented here today!

The 1st card is one I have not shown on my blog before, I made it for my friend at work. 
But the rest are was FUN to look back at these cards and remember the excitement and surprise in learning about these wonderful companies, I hope you like them!

Donna Downey

Insightful Meadows
(card I recently made

Yikes was that too many cards?  No???  Good, cause I had a hard time choosing which ones to share with you so I just went with ALL of my favorites!  Hope you like them :)

You can hop over to the Unity Blog to see who else from the Design Team is participating and also to get some details about the SALE and the FREE Shipping!



Friday, November 19, 2010

Friday Fun ~ Anything Goes Day ~ Nestie Storage

Good afternoon!
I am finally having a break at work and can show you my Friday Fun post! 
This week Kim says we can do whatever we want!  and thank goodness cause I didn't stamp, lol!

But I do have something exciting for me to show to you.

I have been HATING my Nestabilities storage.  I just had them all in their original cases in a cabinet with my Cuttlebug and it was getting out of control.
Sherry has her's in a coupon holder so I had that in mind for what I was looking for when I found a nice receipt holder at Office Max.  It's a little wider than a coupon holder so I knew it would work fine.

Then I found these magnetic strips for CHEAP at Walmart.  They were around $2 and they are 4"x1/2" and there are 18 in a pack.

I have these sheets of thin chipboard/cardboard that I get at work.  They come in the checks that the accounts payable and payroll department use and they always save them for me.  I cut them to 4"x5" and put the magnet on them and then put the Nestabilities onto them, like this:

Here is a picture with all of the pockets filled, 1 set to a pocket.  There is plenty of room to put 2 sets in each pocket if I need to, when I get more.  Also the receipt holder came with little white sticky tabs to write on so I will put the names of the Nesties on those.

You can see the rest of the Friday Fun girls here:
Sara (not playing)
Sherry (not playing)
Well...that's all I've got for you today....besides the winner of my blog candy, lol ;)
You thought I'd forgotten didn't you?

Here it is:
Samantha Post said...
I would love to have any of the sentiment stamps. I just don't have enough of those. I always have the cute little picture stamps but never any phrases to go with them.
Please email me: with your address!

Hope to see you tomorrow for something FUN!

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Happy Hip Hop Thursday!

I'm SO happy you are here!

I have lots to tell you and to show you!

So let's get to it!

First of all, WELCOME and if it's your 1st Hip Hop, then "YAY YOU" and you need to start the fun on the Unity Stamp Co. blog because there is always lots of great info!

It's also {Ippity} release day, so that is a LOT Of extra Hip Hop fun!

Unity is also having a BIG SALE!  Lots of Holiday stamps are on sale and MORE!  And how about FREE shipping to the US and Canada?  Yep, got that, too!

And secondly, this week we are making Christmas ornaments and/or gifts for kids!

I have made an ornament, a gift for my 2 nieces and an {Ippity} card with one of their new releases!

Here is my ornament. 
I couldn't get the greatest picture but I do hope you like it!
I used Jolly Good Fun

OK, here is the gift I made for my nieces...
They both LOVE to play with my stamping STUFF
when they come to visit,
So I made them their own mini-kits that I will bring to them
when I go to FL for Christmas!
I am not sure how I will wrap it up yet...
I know I'm going to put it all in that pretty little pail.
I stamped Girl of the Moment onto white cardstock
and onto patterned paper so they can paper piece
just like paper dolls!
I included little embellishments, punched out butterflies
and flowers and some ribbon.
I will add some glue sticks and scissors
and they can make cards just like their Auntie!

And here is my {Ippity} card!
I used Party Hat Wishes, LOVE that little stamp set!

I hope you like everything I've made for today!
It was all FUN to make and that's really what counts, isn't it?

Oh I have blog candy here...that you might like!

Your next stop is to AJ's blog, HAVE FUN!

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I'll see you later today in the Unity SCS Forum for some GOOD times!

And tomorrow for Friday Fun and the winner of my blog candy from yesterday....and on Saturday for something fun, too!


Wednesday, November 17, 2010

How excited are YOU??? {and blog candy!}

How excited are you about what is going on, on the Unity Stamp Co. website???
TONS of stamps that are now available for YOU to buy!
You can buy something for yourself cause you've been SO GOOD
Give it to your hubby to wrap and put under the tree!
He'll be so proud of himself!
Buy something while it's on sale for a stamping FRIEND!
Nothing is better than getting stampy presents!
New co-branding coming tomorrow!
FREE Shipping {to US & Canada}!
Everyone that ORDERS gets their name in a jar to qualify for a FREE Bind it All Prize Package.

FREE ITTY BITTY with every order over $25

Yeah, that's a lot of craziness!
GOOD crazy, but CRAZY none the less :D
Melody Ross on the website FOR SALE 

Websters Pages STAMPS coming tomorrow!

Samantha Walker HOLIDAY Line on sale NOW
$25 for BOTH of these Holiday stamps???
ummm...did I say "crazy"?  Cause that is a brand new Jillibean kit!

I'll tell you what....I think you are going to be glad you read 
all the way to the bottom!
I have a personal blog candy giveaway...JUST BECAUSE!
(well just because I accidentally bought 2 of something!)

I have this Basic Grey Wassail 6x6 paper pad to give to someone!

(can I be honest here?  I am about 95% sure this is the paper, it could be Jovial?
I have a sickness and I can't remember, I have TOO much paper!!!)

SO what do you have to do?
Go to the Unity Store website and find the 1 stamp set (OR MORE) you WISH for!
and if you were me, you'd just buy it for yourself, lol!
But either keep it on your own little wish list for future reference, OR
email it to your Sweetie, Mom, Dad, Sister, Brother, Grandma, Grandpa, Son, Daughter!
Anyone that would LOVE to have a good idea of what to get you for the Holidays!

Then, just leave me word to let me know you did that, K?
I will draw a winner Friday morning and post it then!

Are you going to come back tomorrow???
I hope so!
I will have NEW Ippity to share!
 fun little gift for the little girls in your life!


Sunday, November 14, 2010


Did you see all the excitement on the {Ippity} Blog?
Well check it out!
And if I were you I'd also take a peek at my Sunday Faves on the Unity blog...might be a little {Ippity} surprise there, too!
Have a GREAT Sunday!


Friday, November 12, 2010

Happy Friday, always!

Yes, y'all know I love Friday, I mean who doesn't?  Unless your work week starts on Saturday, well then, yeah, I can see why you wouldn't love Friday ;)

Today I have something unfinished, so sorry!  It's for the Friday Fun Challenge today and I am not done with it...
Kim is our hostess for November and she challenged us to make an Accordion File Folder.
I used My Minds Eye paper on mine and stamps from 25 Days and Joy and Wonder.

 This is also for Friends With Flair, check out the Unity Blog to see all the participants for today!

You can see the rest of the Friday Fun girls here:
Sara (not playing)
Sherry (not playing)

Now I want to tell you about something else that I LOVE, VSN ~ Virtual Stamping Night!
It's the FUNNEST event and it's held on Splitcoaststampers and you HAVE to play with us!
I really hope you will!  You can find more info HERE and if you have questions you can also email me, I happen to the Go-To Girl on SCS for this whole event!

It starts tonight at 6:00pm EST and goes until 11:00pm EST then we start the fun again tomorrow at 12:00pm EST through 11:00pm, that's a LOT of FUN, unique challenges!  You can play one or play them all, it is up to YOU!

My challenge is at 4:00pm EST on Saturday!

Hope to see you there!

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Hip Hop Journal Time!

Well I am pretty excited for y'all to be here to see what I made today...totally out of the ordinary for this girl and it felt GOOD to stretch myself for this project.

I hope you found me from Jessica's sweet blog and if not you need to hop on back to the beginning on the Unity Blog and start from there, you do not want to miss anything today!

Today the Unity Team is showing you our Christmas journals.

I made one using manila shipping tags.  There are about 5,000 of them in a box in the supply room at my office so I just asked the boss if I can have a pile of them to use for stamping and he was all for it.

This is just the beginning of my journal, I got 1.5 tags done so far.  I used Echo Park's Everybody Loves Christmas line.

This is the cover tag. 

This is the back of the cover tag where I can do some journaling.
I'm going to do something similar on the back of each tag.

this is the 2nd tag...
I figured I would have some kind of shopping picture I could use eventually ;)

And that's my start of a journal!  I'll put some pretty ribbon on the ring when I'm done or as I go and just keep adding to it til it's done!
Hope you like it!

Here is a quick card I made for this week's Hip Hop Sketch Challenge.  Again using Echo Park paper, this time the Wintertime line of papers.

Here is another card for this weeks Hip Hop Sketch using
the new Echo Park kits released TODAY! 

On the journal and my 1st card I used the November Kit of the month: Picture Perfect

Your next stop is to AJ's blog, HAVE FUN!

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I'll see you later today in the Unity SCS Forum for some GOOD times!