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By Wendy | March 7, 2012 | 12 Comments

These are  a few of my favorite things…. Hi Everyone…  One of my OTHER Favorite things.  Stampin Up Ribbons and Trimmings.  My VERY VERY favorite is the 5/8″ Crochet Victoria Trim.  It’s so beautiful and versatile.  I use it on all sorts of things. The other favorite is the 1 1/4″ Grossgrain ribbons, they are beautiful.  I use them for cards, my daughters hair, clips, sewing, even on pillowcase dresses.  You can see photos below.Today I am giving away 1 Yard of 5/8″ Crochet Victoria Trim and 1 Yard of the 1 1/4″ Old Olive Grossgrain Ribbon (retired). GIVEAWAY RULES: 1) You must be a follower and/or subscriber to either my blog or my You Tube channel 2) You have to post a comment below including an email address that I can contact you with if you win.  If you don’t leave a way for me to contact you I […]



By Wendy | March 6, 2012 | 8 Comments

Welcome to DAY THREE of my FAVORITE Stampin Up Things…. THE BIG SHOT!  Yes I have to admit is one of  my coveted items in my craft room.  I never thought I would care to have one prior to becoming a demonstrator.  But now that I have one I can’t IMAGINE my life without my BIG SHOT.  It is so versatile and it makes the BEST boxes ever.  I can speak from experience because I’ve used other products in cutting boxes and the Big Shot works the best because it scores your lines for you as it cuts.  I would LOVE to giveaway a Big Shot, but I just can’t afford that.  So here’s todays giveaway… For every $25 your spend this entire week you will be entered to win a Big Shot Die, valued at $21.95.  So if you spend $50 you get entered TWICE, AND because we are […]



By Wendy | March 5, 2012 | 20 Comments

Welcome to day two of my favorite things… Today I am sharing with you something VERY VERY simple but WONDERFUL.  CRUMB CAKE INK…..I like to ink the edges of all my stuff well most of it.  And Crumb Cake Ink is my GO TO ink color every time.  It matches everything!  I swear it does.  The Crumb Cake Card Stock is fantastic also… Here are a few photos of cards I have used with Crumb Cake… SO TODAY….. I AM GIVING IT AWAY…. One lucky winner will receive a Crumb Cake Stamp Pad and 2 Sponge Daubers and a PACK of 8 1/2 x 11 Crumb Cake paper… šŸ™‚  HOW AWESOME IS THAT!  It’s a PIECE OF CAKE to enter.  All of these projects/cards were inked with Crumb Cake…. GIVEAWAY RULES:  (There is no video today so just leave a comment on the blog and become a follower) 1) You […]


My Favorite SU Things week!

By Wendy | March 4, 2012 | 20 Comments

HELLOOOO!!!!!Welcome to my Favorite Things.  If you are joining me from Two Chics and A Cricut Blog welcome.  If you aren’t and you are just here by chance LUCKY YOU!  This week I will be giving away Stampin Up product as blog candy all week.  See rules below.  Today my video features one of our new products just released.  It is the Diagonal Score Plate made for the Simply Scored.  What sets this apart from the others is that it is a 12 x 12 plate that fits on top of your scoreboard.  So you get much more versatility with it.  AND GUESS WHAT….. I AM GIVING ONE AWAY šŸ™‚  Check out the video and then read below to see how you enter to win a FREE Simply Scored Diagonal Score Plate! GIVEAWAY RULES:1) You must be a follower and/or subscriber to either my blog or my You Tube channel2) You […]


The NEW DIAGONAL Score Plate

By Wendy | March 1, 2012 | 1 Comment

Oh Stampin Up You are SO SMART!  Check it out folks… This is the new Diagonal Score Plate from Stampin Up.  Ok here’s the truth, before I saw it I thought why are they charging $11.95 for a score plate that goes diagonal.  NOW I KNOW BECAUSE it’s 12×12.. WHICH IS AMAZING!  Check out my video to see some of the fun things I’ve done with mine.  If you want a new Diagonal Score Plate for your score board order one today and I will throw in a free pack of dimensionals to your order… Diagonal Score Plate Item # 125586 Have a great day everyone!


SEW much fun with Stampin Up Fabric

By Wendy | February 29, 2012 | 13 Comments

******If you are interested in this pattern please go to www.made-by-rae.com and choose the Buttercup Bag for the pattern.  If it will not download for you please send her an email.  Thank you so much****** Did you know that there are a TON of fabric patterns out there using JUST fat quarters?  I didn’t.  I am not an advanced sewer, but I am starting to get my feet wet with fun projects.  One of my first completed projects was a really cute purse.  I found the pattern Here.  Of course while cruising around Pinterest.  The pattern was free so I printed it out and I have now completed 4 purses.  One of which was for my upline Patty Bennett. She generously donated some fabric to my stash in exchange for the handbag I made her šŸ™‚  SEW (hee hee)  I made myself a handbag using the Twitterpatted Fabric and I am […]


The Luck of the Irish …. St Pattys Day is creeping up

By Wendy | February 27, 2012 | 1 Comment

Today I have a video for you on a super easy and cute St Patrick’s Day gift.  This is perfect for classmates.  My daughter is in preschool and I am going to be sending these little treats to school with her.  Along with a plate of cookies no doubt šŸ˜‰  At any rate, you could fill these 1″ x 8″ cello bags with all kinds of goodies… Candies, pens, and those chocolate wafer sticks fit in them perfectly.  Hope everyone has a great day.  Next week I will be part of a blog hop and have some other fun stuff going on. I am co-founder of Two Chics and a Cricut blog and my friend Tina has assumed all responsibility of that blog now.  BUT, I am still a part of some of the stuff that goes on over there.  Next week is our 2 year anniversary of the blog […]


March 1st Get your Diagonal Score Plate for your Simply Scored

By Wendy | February 23, 2012 | 1 Comment

Hi Everyone,ON March 1st you can order a diagonal scoring plate for your Simply Scored!  HOW AWESOME IS THAT? I have pre-ordered mine and am anxiously awaiting it’s arrival.  I can’t wait to show you some of the fun stuff that I do with it.  I am sure there will be tons of new ideas out there šŸ™‚  This score plate is different than any other on the market… it is so cool!  Can’t wait to do videos and show it to you!  šŸ™‚ To order a Simply Scored score board just click on my link that says Shop Now off to the left side of this post.Simply Scored Item# 122334   – And if you add just a few more items to this order you can choose a SALE A BRATION item for FREE! Until we meet again, here is a video on a really cute card that I […]


Card Crazy for all Occasions

By Wendy | February 16, 2012 | 1 Comment

Hi Everyone,Do you ever wish you just had a stack of cards to grab for any old occasion? A friend is sick, someone you miss, a birthday! Well this is the video for you! I needed a stack of go to cards… So I made these cards with very little paper. Check out the video and you will see what I mean. You could do this with any sentiment, but I chose “Hello” as my sentiment because it really fits any occasion. Sale A Bration is still going on … if you place a $50 order you can choose one of the items (stamp sets or paper) in this video for FREE.. OR place a $150 order and get all three items, the paper, and both stamp sets free… PLUS a free TOTE BAG and $25 in Free product! How awesome would that be? Here are the items I used […]


Stampin Up Sale A Bration Thank You Card

By Wendy | February 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

Hey everyone,Today I did a quick video on a really fun Thank You card featuring a stamp set that you can get FREE with a $50 Stampin Up order.  I love this stamp set and really hope it makes it to the big catalog this year!  SPEAKING of which… Have you heard that our new catalog will be released a month early this year, on June 1st instead of July 1st!  YAY!  If you want one please email me and I will be happy to put you on the list!Don’t forget during sale a bration you can become a demonstrator for just $125 and get FREE DSP paper EVERY month until Dec 2012 with your demo order.  WOO HOO

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