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So Hoppy Together & Painted Seasons DSP

By Wendy | February 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

The frogs in the So Hoppy Together stamp set make me want to sing “Froggy went a courtin’ and he did ride….mmmmhhhmmmm” You’re welcome.  Now your stuck with that song in your head also.  LOVE YOU! lol Anyway, you can get the adorable stamp set NOW for free and guess what? You can also get the gorgeous Painted Seasons designer series paper and Painted Seasons stamp set as a bundle FREE with a $100 order. TIPS & INSTRUCTIONS: + Cut card stock at 5 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ + Score on the 5 1/4″ side at 1/4″, 1 1/2″, 2 3/4″ and 4″ + Score on the 5 1/2″ side at 1 1/4″ and 4 1/4″ + Cut 4 layers of the Painted Season designer series paper at 1″ x 2 3/4″ + Cut 2 layers of the Painted Season designer series paper at 1″ x 3/4″   Since I […]

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My Real Income & Expenses with Stampin’ UP!

By Wendy | February 14, 2019 | 7 Comments

Today’s video is about 30 minutes long.  I know, that’s long.  But it is difficult to share all the info with you in a short snippet. All of my income and expenses for the month of February are revealed in the video. There are some important things to remember: + I have been a demonstrator going on 9 years, so the info I am sharing is tried and true. + My income fluctuates greatly, so be sure to continue following to see the difference each month + Ask me questions.  If you have a question about something I have shared, ask.  I am happy to share. + Remember that the expenses for running an online business are very different than running an in person or face to face business + Not all businesses are created equally.  Meaning, a lot of expenses are a choice. + You can purchase the Business […]

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Hello Cupcake Birthday Card

By Wendy | February 13, 2019 | 1 Comment

Hello Cupcake is such a cute stamp set. I chose a fun color combination for this card.  The colors are soft and subtle but also yummy! Each project featured this week features Sale A Bration goodies that you can get free with minimum purchase. You might be wondering how I cut out that cupcake so perfect.  Well, Stampin’ UP! is releasing matching framelits for this cupcake stamp set on March 1st. Make sure you get this stamp set now for free, and then on March 1st you can purchase the framelits to go with it. TIPS & INSTRUCTIONS: + Cut card base at 4 1/4″ x 11″ and score at 5 1/2″ + Use Rectangle Stitched Framelits to cut panel piece + Cut designer series paper at 3 5/8″ x 5″ + Use Petal Pink ink to ink blend on Whisper White thick card stock, start at one end and […]

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LAST CHANCE: February 2019 Class To Go

By Wendy | February 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Today is your last chance to get in on the February Class To Go! We have paired two stamp sets and framelit sets together to create a beautiful collection of simple cards.   You can use these cards for thank you’s, birthdays, or just to send a quick note. You get to make 2 of each card, which means you can keep one and send one. OPTION 1 – Purchase just the exclusive videos $23 – CLICK HERE to purchase + Video link will arrive in your email when you complete your PayPal transaction. + 2 videos, with 4 cards.  PDF is also included on the page with the videos. OPTION 2 – Purchase the exclusive videos and card kits $27 –CLICK HERE to purchase What you get: + 8 kits are included, 4 designs, 2 of each design + All embellishments, die cuts and punched items are included + Stamp […]

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PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT: Sale A Bration

By Wendy | February 11, 2019 | 2 Comments

Sale A Bration is the best time of year for Stampin’ UP!  It’s kind of like Christmas. Every $50 you spend you get a freebie.  Shop in my online store by clicking HERE. I have not been the best about showing you all the goodies.  This week I am sharing samples using as many of the Sale A Bration items as possible. Click HERE to join me live at 10:30am PST on Facebook live! The Tea Together stamp set is in the Occasions Catalog.  If you spend $100 you can get the Tea Together framelits for free. I used the Stampin’ Blends to color all the images and I used the Botanical Butterfly designer series paper to create interest with the black and white stripes. I created several of these cards, some of them I made the tea pots polka dots and some I just colored solid. Coloring the flowers […]

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Spring 2019 Retreat To Go

By Wendy | February 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

I am so excited to announce my very first ever Retreat To Go! This is similar to my class to go, but there are more projects, more interaction with me live and lots of fun gifts and product included. Here is what is included in your retreat box: + $50 in Stampin’ UP! Product + 8 different cards, with PDF downloadable instructions and videos + Pillow Gifts + Retreat Tote Bag + Every person will be entered in two prize drawings + Access to my exclusive Retreat To Go Facebook group + Access to the Spring 2019 Retreat To Go exclusive video and download page + March 2019 Stampin’ Anonymous Tutorial bundle is included with this purchase   Event Info: + March 29th and 30th will be our retreat date (agenda will be sent out closer to event, plan for Friday night and Saturday) + Your retreat box and goodies […]

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Stampin’ UP! Business Budget Workbook Tool

By Wendy | February 7, 2019 | 4 Comments

It is with so much excitement that I introduce this tool to my amazing fellow demonstrators. Going forward when I share on my blog on Thursdays it will be all for my demonstrator friends.  Why you ask? Well truthfully, I have had success running this business.  I get asked questions daily from my team members and other demonstrators on how I run my business and the different pieces that make it all function and work well. Each week I am dedicating Thursday to sharing my business with everyone.  Those that aren’t demonstrators can feel free to pass it on by, or maybe it will be interesting to you. Either way, the goal with this new addition is to serve my readers and followers. This workbook includes: + 40+ pages of budgeting and tracking tools + Calendar for each month (useable year after year) + Label downloads for cash envelope system […]

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Let It Ride Fun Fold Wallet Card

By Wendy | February 6, 2019 | 3 Comments

Giving money as a gift can sometimes seem a little impersonal.  But it doesn’t have to be. You can put the personal right back into the gift when you give it with a handmade card. Today’s card features a fun wallet fold and the gorgeous Let It Ride stamp set. This stamp set is really versatile and can be used for any occasion.  Heck, you could even give a card with horses on it to a non horse enthusiast.  Because really doesn’t everyone appreciate the majesty of a horse. I created a video to show you how I made this card. There are a couple of tips that will help it fold nicely.  The written tips and instructions are listed below the video, in case watching a video isn’t your thing.   TIPS & INSTRUCTIONS: + Cut card stock 6″ x 11″ + Score card stock on 6″ side at […]

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One Week Left To Get February Class To Go

By Wendy | February 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

February’s Class To Go is ready for ordering! We have paired two stamp sets and framelit sets together to create a beautiful collection of simple cards.   You can use these cards for thank you’s, birthdays, Valentines, or just to send a quick I love you message. You get to make 2 of each card, which means you can keep one and send one. OPTION 1 – Purchase just the exclusive videos $23 – CLICK HERE to purchase + Video link will arrive in your email when you complete your PayPal transaction. + 2 videos, with 4 cards.  PDF is also included on the page with the videos. OPTION 2 – Purchase the exclusive videos and card kits $27 –CLICK HERE to purchase What you get: + 8 kits are included, 4 designs, 2 of each design + All embellishments, die cuts and punched items are included + Stamp sets, adhesive, […]

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PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT: Let It Ride

By Wendy | February 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

This weeks product spotlight focus is the Let It Ride stamp set.  This stamp set is beautiful, it is elegant and bold just like horses. Even if you aren’t a horse lover this is a great stamp set to have in your collection.  It can be used for girls and boys, men and women and definitely can be dressed up or down for any occasion. This week my goal is to share enough inspiration with this stamp set that it makes you fall in love with it.  Even if it wasn’t a set you gave a second look at when you saw it in the catalog. JOIN ME LIVE AT 10:30AM PST TO SEE ME CREATE THIS BEAUTIFUL CARD AND SHARE SOME TIPS AND TRICKS Make sure you comment on my blog posts and videos through the week and let me know if I have turned you into a Let […]

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