Monday, January 31, 2011

New samples to share!

Hi everyone! I hope everyone has had a nice relaxing weekend! It's time to get back to work! :D I have a new card to share with everyone today. It uses the Valentine Defined stamp set found in the Occasions Mini Catalog. I loooove this set! I've been using it a lot lately! Valentine's Day is just around the corner and this is a perfect set to use!

Stamps: Valentine Defined (CM) 123057
Paper: Very Vanilla, Chocolate Chip, Rich Razzleberry, Baja Breeze
DSP: Regal Rose (Brights collection)
Ink: Rich Razzleberry, Baja Breeze, Regal Rose
Accessories: Baja Breeze Seam Binding Ribbon (Mini Catalog #122331) and Smooch Spritz
(sorry about the photo quality...I really need to learn how to take better pics!)
Over this past weekend, I attended the Stampin' Sisters Stampin' Up! demonstrators meeting! This was my first meeting with my uplines and fellow demonstrators since I started with SU! in November. It was a very fun time! I learned some things, met great people, received beautiful swaps, and created two really cool projects! Over the next few days, I'll try to share a few of the swaps I got in return for my swap! I'll share my swap with you tomorrow, so be sure to come back and check things out!! If you're interested in attending the next Stampin' Sisters meeting and becoming a Stampin' Up! demonstrator, let me know! During SAB is the time to do it! New recruits during SAB will receive 15 percent off their Starter Kit (Standard or Digital+), plus a special Sale-A-Bration bonus bundle valued up to $50! That's a great deal!

Don't forget the $500.00 party that I am offering and also SAB! Any questions, please contact me! Have an excellent day everyone!


Sunday, January 30, 2011

$500 Party!

Want to easily earn hostess benefits without having your own workshop? Be a $100 hostess!

Two great things are happening at Stampin’ Up! right now! The Occasions Mini Catalog is out and the MOST exciting thing is that Sale-A-Bration has started!! The new products are amazing and will help you create wonderful works of art. In honor of these two great promotions, I am offering my own promotion!

From February 1st through the 14th, I will be holding a $500.00 catalog show. But, I won’t be keeping the hostess benefits! For the show to work, I will need 5 people to each collect $100.00 (before tax and S/H) in orders. Don’t forget that during SAB, every $50.00 spent (before tax and S/H) you will earn a FREE SAB item! If you need any of the catalogs (IB&C, Occasions Mini, SAB, Definitely Decorative), please let me know! The 5 people who collect orders will receive one of the following (drawn randomly) AND a free gift from me:

-1 Level 1 Hostess Set
-1 Level 1 Hostess Set
-1 Level 2 Hostess Set
-1 Sale-A-Bration set
-$25.00 in FREE product

Orders with payment by check, must be returned directly to me no later than February 15th!

Don’t miss out on this wonderful opportunity! If you have any questions or you are interested in participating, please contact me! Thanks!


Friday, January 28, 2011


Hi everyone!! Stampin' Up!'s annual Sale-A-Bration promotion is finally here! Don't miss out on the fantastic deals! For every $50.00 spent before tax and S&H, you will receive a FREEEEE gift! Hosting a workshop is another way to get FREE SU! gifts. Contact me to book your very own workshop! Nothing beats free products! Also, becoming a Stampin' Up! demonstrator during SAB is a fantastic idea. The starter kit is discounted and you also get a free bundle of products! How great is that?! If you have any questions about anything, please let me know! I'll be back with a new project or card in the very near future! :) Have an excellent day!


Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Sale-A-Brate with me!! :)

Hi everyone! It's finally here!!!! Stampin' Up!'s biggest sale of the year is here! Today marks the start of Sale-A-Bration! What is that you ask?! For every $50 spent (before tax and S/H), you will receive a FREE gift! There are tons of free stamp sets to choose from and also great accesories! You can view the Sale-A-Bration catalog here. If you would like your OWN catalog (including the Occasions Mini catalog), please send me an email letting me know! Sale-A-Bration runs from today all the way through March 31st! There is plenty of time to get your orders in! Also, hosting a workshop during SAB gives you even more FREE stamps! Contact me for more information about SAB and hosting your very own FREE workshop to earn FREE products! Enjoy this sample today that features one of the FREE SAB offerings! Have an excellent day!
Stamps: So Many Thanks (#123861) pg 18 in IB&C--FREE with a 50 dollar order (before tax and S/H)!!
Cardstock: Poppy Parade, Whisper White, Concord Crush, Daffodil Delight DSP
Inks: Poppy Parade, Concord Crush, Daffodil Delight, and Pear Pizzazz Stampin' Write Markers
Accessories: Daffodil Delight grosgrain ribbon

Monday, January 24, 2011

Simple Valentine Defined card...

Hi everyone! I have a new card to share with you today. It uses the stamp set Valentine Defined found in the Occasions Mini Catalog (browse this catalog by clicking on the link on the right hand side of my blog). This set comes in both wood mount and clear mount. This was such a simple card to make! It uses four colors of cardstock, five stamp pads (or even markers!), ribbon, and two punches. But it's so easy to make! For the Crumb Cake base, I stamped (in Crumb Cake ink) the valentine definition. Then, I cut a Very Vanilla piece of cardstock and stamped the heart weeds (what else should this be called?!) in Rose Red and Pear Pizzazz. The heart was then stamped in Night of Navy. Then, I layered that all on a piece of Night of Navy cardstock. The sentiment was stamped in Red Rose and punched with an oval punch and layered with a Pear Pizzazz scalloped oval punch. I used a Stampin' Dimensional to pop it up. To tie everything together, I used a piece of Night of Navy grosgrain ribbon. So easy to do! Hope you like this card! I love it! It's so cute!
OOOOHHH!!! Sale-A-Bration starts on Tuesday!! Woo-hoo! We have one more day to wait! Check back tomorrow for a new sample using one of the free Sale-A-Bration sets! Hope to see you then and thanks for looking today! Have an excellent day!

Sunday, January 23, 2011

Almost too late to get Filled With Love...

Hi everyone! The Filled with Love promotion is over tomorrow, January 24th! But, it's not too late to order!! Take advantage of this super cute bundle of stamps, paper, and FREE buttons. It's a great deal! Contact me for more information.

I hope to be back later today or tomorrow with a new card! See you then and have an excellent day! :)

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

H-D inspired card...

Hi everyone! I'm back with a card today that was inspired by Harley Davidson's colors!
I made the card using 1.5 x 1.5 inch squares. I then took my fingernail and scraped it against the edges of the squares to loosen the fibers up a bit. This kind of gives it a rougher looking edge. I think it turned out cute! The stamp set I used is a level one hostess set called Afterthoughts. The only way to get this is to hold an in-home workshop or catalog workshop and reach $150.00 in sales (before tax and S&H). This is easier than you think! And with Sale-A-Bration coming up, it should be really easy! :) And you will get free stuff yourself! Contact me today for more details about SAB!! I hope you enjoy today's card. Remember, if you have any questions please let me know!!

Supplies Used
Cardstock: Basic Gray, Whisper White, Tangerine Tango, Basic Black
DSP: Tangerine Tango (from Brights Collection)
Ink: Black StazOn, Basic Gray, Tangerine Tango
Accessories: Whisper White and Basic Black Grosgrain Ribbon, Stampin' Dimensionals

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Chocolate friends...

Hi everyone! I'm back with another card today! The stamp set used is the Eat Chocolate Stamp set (WM: 121931 and CM: 122006) found in the Occasions Mini Catalog. This is such a fun set! I hope you enjoy the card! Also, remember that the Filled with Love promotion has only one week left! And that means that Sale-A-Bration is just around the corner! It's one week from today!! That means for every $50.00 spent (before tax and S&H), you will earn a free stamp set or one of the many items in the Sale-A-Bration catalog! What a great deal!! Contact me today for more information and details!

Supplies Used
Stamp sets: Eat Chocolate and Valentine Defined (both found in the Occasions Mini Catalog)
Cardstock: Whisper White, Blushing Bride, Real Red, Basic Gray
DSP: Real Red (from Brights Collection)
Ink: Blushing Bride, Real Red, Basic Gray
Accesories: Whisper White Satin Ribbon, Modern Label punch, Word Window punch

If you have any questions, please let me know! Thanks for looking! :)

Saturday, January 15, 2011

Chocolate Holder!

Hi everyone! I have a yummy project for you today! This is a chocolate holder that will hold the small Ghiradelli Chocolate bars. I got the idea from Angie Kennedy Juda...she has fabulous ideas! I changed the dimensions a bit. My dimensions are 7 1/2 x 3 and you should score at 2 1/2 and 5. The section furthest to the right or the left should be cut off at a diagonal. (picture of this is below.) This will hold the chocolate in place in the middle and your friends will be able to tell what it is! Both of the holders use the Eat Chocolate Stamp set (WM: 121931 and CM: 122006) found in the Occasions Mini Catalog. This can be viewed by clicking on the link on the right side of my blog. The colors are listed underneath each indiviual holder.

Cardstock: Melon Mambo, Whisper White
DSP: Old Olive (from Brights collection)
Ink: Chocolate Chip, Melon Mambo
Accessories: Early Espresso Taffeta Ribbon and Dimensionals (Melon Mambo cupcakes were cut out by hand and popped up with dimensionals)

 Sorry this picture is crooked! Cardstock: Pink Pirouette, Marina Mist, Chocolate Chip, Whisper White
DSP: Old Olive (Brights collection)
Ink: Marina Mist
Accessories: Marina Mist Tafetta Ribbon, Word Window Punch, Modern Label Punch

 Side by side view

 These two pictures show the diagonal cut that is made.

If you have any questions about this project or need help completing it yourself, please let me know! I'm only an email away! Also, if you would like to order any of the products used above, please visit my personal Stampin' Up! website. Thanks for looking and have an excellent day! :)

Wednesday, January 12, 2011


Hi everyone! I'm back today with another card. This card was CASEd from here. Thanks for the great inspiration! It turned out to be a beautiful card, in my opinion! Don't forget to check out the Occasions Mini Catalog; it can be found by clicking on the link on the side of my blog. Also, the Filled With Love promotion ends January 24th! Details can be found on the side of my blog. As always, if you have any questions about the cards posted on my blogs, products that you are interested in purchasing, or would like to host your own Stampin' Up! workshop to earn FREE products, please contact me!! Have an excellent day! :)

Products used:
Stamp sets: Just Believe (W:116948, C:120453)
Cardstock: Crumb Cake (120953), Basic Black (121045), Very Vanilla (101650)
Ink: Crumb Cake (121030), Peach Parfait (119783), Poppy Parade (119782), StazOn Black
Accessories: Very Vanilla satin ribbon (117291), rhinestones (119246), Modern Label Punch (119849)

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

It's here-- the NEW Occasions Mini Catalog!!!

Hi everyone! The new Occasions Mini Catalog is going live TODAY! Woo-hoo! The catalog runs from today, January 4, 2011 to April 30, 2011. There are a ton of great NEW products. Lots of stamp sets (in clear and wood mount), new Designer Series Papers, new punches, new Designer Fabrics, and lots of new fantastic accessories! So much to choose from! You can view the new Occasions Mini Catalog, as well as the Idea Book & Catalog, on-line through my online store. by clicking on Products. Or, you can view the catalog here. ALSO, I am offering some great deals! I have 7 predesigned bundles to choose from! (Totals listed do not include tax or shipping.) If you purchase one of these bundles, you will receive a free product! Or, if $50.00 or more worth of product (before tax and shipping/handling), you will also receive a free product (dimensionals or marker)! That's a great deal!! :) To qualify for the free products from me, you must order through me by email or paper orders. However, all orders under $50.00 can still be ordered through my online store. If you have ANY questions, please let me know! Please refer to this flyer for details and prices! The following is the same as the flyer:

~Occasions Mini Catalog Bundle Offers~

Eat Chocolate! (Total: $50.80)
Eat Chocolate stamp set (CM) $13.95 122006
Clear Block C $ 6.95 118486
Decorative Label Punch $16.95 120907
Stampin’ Pad $5.95 Any color
Stampin’ Write Marker $3.50 Any color
Stampin’ Write Marker $3.50 Any color

Wooden cupcakes! (Total: $50.80)
Create a Cupcake stamp set (WM) $22.95 121915
Build a Cupcake punch $16.95 121807
Assorted pack of 8 ½ x 11 Cardstock $6.95 Any collection
Stampin’ Dimensionals $3.95 104430

Clear cupcakes! (Total: $50.75)
Create a Cupcake stamp set (CM) $16.95 121982
Build a Cupcake punch $16.95 121807
Assorted pack of 8 ½ x 11 Cardstock $6.95 Any collection
Stampin’ Dimensionals $3.95 104430
Clear Block B $5.95 117147

What’s a Valentine? (Total: $52.85)
Valentine Defined stamp set (WM) $26.95 121941
Pinking Hearts Border Punch $15.95 117649
Pinking Hearts Corner Punch $9.95 118072

Take a Spin wood mount! (Total: $53.35)
Take a Spin stamp set (WM) $28.95 121937
2 ½ inch Circle Punch $16.95 120906
Game Spinner Heads $3.95 121893
Stampin’ Write Marker $3.50 Any color

Take a Spin clear mount! (Total: $50.35)
Take a Spin stamp set (CM) $20.95 122015
2 ½ inch Circle Punch $16.95 120906
Game Spinner Heads $3.95 121893
Clear Block D $8.50 118485

Sew Suite! (Total: $52.35)
Sweet Stitches DSP $9.95 121781
Sew Suite stamp set (WM) $26.95 121933
Designer Big Buttons $8.95 122302
Pompom Trim $6.50 Any on pg. 35

With the purchase of one of these bundles or if you purchase $50.00 or more worth of Stampin’ Up! products (before tax and shipping/handling), you will receive a FREE pack of Stampin’ Dimensionals OR a FREE Stampin’ Write marker! The products listed above are located in the new Occasions Mini Catalog and also the Idea Book & Catalog.
**This offer is only valid through me; all orders must be emailed or hand delivered to me.**

Heidi Held
Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator
724-882-9206 / /

Let me know if you have ANY questions! Have fun looking at the new Occasions Mini Catalog and happy shopping and stamping! :) Also, Sale-A-Bration will be coming up on January 25! Wooo! That means for every $50 dollars spent (pre tax and shipping/handling), you get a FREE stamp set! That's great!! :) More details are coming soon! Thanks for stopping by!

Saturday, January 1, 2011

Thank you card using Just Believe

Hi everyone!! There are only two days left to order from the current Holiday Mini Catalog! View the catalog and/or order the fantastic products by clicking on my on-line store link. There are many things not to be missed! Also, SU! is still offering the Filled with Love Promotion. Click on the link on the side of my blog for more information.

The NEW Occasions Mini Catalog will go live on Stampin' Up! January 4th! There are a ton of great new products available. Lots of stamp sets, punches, papers, buttons, fabric, pom-pom trims, and sooo much more! Check back on January 4th to view the catalog and some great deals I am going to be offering! Hope to see you then! :)

Nowww, on to my card for today. This card uses the Just Believe stamp set (116948), Rich Razzleberry, Daffodil Delight, Crumb Cake, and Whisper White cardstocks. The Old Olive paper is from the Brights Designer Series Paper collection. Old Olive taffeta ribbon and hemp twine were also used. The finishing touches were with the Daffodil Delight button (from Brights button collection) and the Word Window punch. I love this card! I hope you enjoy it as well! If you have any questions (dimensions, directions, product numbers, etc.), please let me know! :) Don't forget to check back on January 4th!