Monthly Archives: October 2012

That was a long break

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So…. I’m back.  Fall break over. Halloween almost here…  We are on the fast track to the count down till Christmas… (eeek…did that actually come out???)  Yes. Blink and Christmas will be here.

Anyway. My last post was from the hospital. I had all these plans to be super, awesome, blogger/card maker…. but in reality… I was doing good to get my teeth brushed.

But… I did make a couple of things… for club… that I thought I’d share….  they are super easy and will make great little favors for Halloween…

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These little bags are from the googly ghouls stamp set and bundle.  The bundle comes with 10 bags, 20 tags, string for tying, and STICKY BACK GOOGLY EYES.  Why hasn’t this been thought of sooner….  I made this bag by running it through the chevron embossing folder and put some black crinkle paper inside. Then I put a battery tea light inside.  These would make cute centerpieces for a party or cute gifts for office desks… of course, you can put candy inside too.  The bag kit is only $7.95…. add the clear stamps and the whole bundle is only $16.95…

Here’s another little Halloween favor idea….  I must admit, I copied it from Anne… (check thou her blog…  she just did a blog hop and has tons of great ideas)

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This uses the petite pocket die.  And my favorite…the howlstooth and scaringbone paper. The great thing about the paper is that it isn’t specifically Halloween… so it can be used for other fall projects.  This little pocket will fit things like a heath bar or pixie sticks… and, I LOVE the striped satin ribbon. Though it doesn’t appear it here…. it can be extremely elegant…

I also wanted to share a picture that one of my customers shared.  She called me frantic (Okay, I’m adding emotion to make it more interesting), looking for the decor elements spider web that we had awhile ago.  Of course, I didn’t have… but, my mom told me that you can use elmer’s glue to make window cling decals.  So… she made some…

WAY COOL, HUH??  She made the web and spider by adding sparkly glitter and black glitter for the spider.  Think of the spooky decor.  And, for that matter, Christmas, New Years (fireworks???), and wow… if only I had more time in the day.

So… I’m creating a late October New Year’s Resolution… to blog better.  More.  Consistent.  Whatever.  Stampin’ Up has given me a 6 months trial business developer (someone who calls me and helps me create, set, and accomplish goals, etc).  and blogging better is one of my goals.  So, hopefully we can make good on this resolution.  And, to help this along… I’m going to be part of a blog hop!!  Yay!! My first one!

Of course, I’m hoping to have more posts before Nov 11, but just want to start promoting it.  There will be 20 of us, and we will all feature the same stamp set.  It should be very inspiring!!

Well… gotta go…