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Flu in New Mexico and a change to schedule.

So sorry it’s been awhile since I posted, preparing for my class last Sunday (which was awesome) and then by evening I felt something coming on and by morning down for the count.  Today is my first day being able to sit up, lots of steroids, shots and antibiotics and I will survive.  My goodness it just knocked me for a loop.

So let’s update you with things so far.   Love Today Planner class was wonderful, by now all online class members have received their goodies and their private link for their video.  I hope you enjoy the video I was definitely in a jolly mood.  Here is a couple of pics from my set up and some of the items we were using.

One thing I thought was really great with this class was several brought photos and matted them to the front of their months tabs and it looked so adorable!  I will grab pictures for everyone to see.  This was not just a planner for them it was memories, journaling and keepsakes!  Guaranteed to keep forever.  Some products we used with the class and is so great to have on hand!

If you are still interested in taking the online version please send me a message and I will get you hooked up!  I promise you wont regret journaling at the same time as planning.

Now the change to my schedule, I was having a big open house this Sunday, but unfortunately I will have to reschedule until January 21st due to this illness I’ve gotten way behind.  I hope everyone understands and realizes it gives me more time to make it even better, yay us!

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Sale-A-Bration and the Occasions Catalog

Woo Hoo, my favorite time of the year at Stampin’ Up!  The Occasions Catalog came out today, and it is simply awesome.  Each year we have a great catalog for the spring and you will love it.  One of the great parts is the fact that for every $50 you spend you get to pick a free item from the Sale-A-Bration catalog.  How great is that and the catalog helps you to match up with items that you have ordered.

Each day I want to share some great items, I’m not going to lie I have some hands down favorites in both of the catalogs.  I can’t wait to share each suite of products for easy and fun to create projects.

If you would like me to send you both of the catalogs just send me a message with your address and I will get one out to you right away.  If you would like get in on it right away here is a link for ordering with the Occasions Catalog.  Click Here!!  Take a look at some of the products coming your way!

Let’s start celebration off right!  If you would like to get a handmade card made to give to a friend post a comment, if you would like to get a second one guess what my favorite item might be in the new Occasions Catalog.  There might even be a hint somewhere on this page!

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New Year! New Beginnings!

As everyone can see I have a new website which is awesome but in transition somehow lost most of my year!  The positive is that it is set up the way I like and easier to find the things you would like to see!  I will be posting all of my new posts and special on Monday, the New Year.  I’m so excited about this year and can’t wait to share everything coming your way. So many new things that I am all atwitter (my word for the year lol). If you have things you would like to see don’t hesitate let me know I’m happy to try anything crafty even if it becomes one of those Pinterest Fails!  Due to losing a lot of my projects I will be uploading photos in the gallery this weekend.  Make sure you follow me and please sign up for the newsletter you never know what might be in it.

This year has been a great year!  Personally and professionally!  Meaning my crafty business, I did more online than usual and I’m glad that I can reach more people.   I also got to travel and not only meet new people but become part of a new family.  Stampin’ Up!  has been  a blessing, in 2018 I was able to attend both OnStages, San Diego and Salt Lake City!  I love the fact my husband loves to come with me, he also has met some great friends from around the country.  One Daughter graduated from NMSU and got engaged, another daughter started her junior year at Willamette University and my oldest is finishing up her degree in Software engineering!  Take a look at some of the fun we had this year!!

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Love Today Planner

I’m so excited to start the year out right with a new class! This one you can do in person or online. The only difference is no soup. Most of you who attend my Sunday Soup and Stamp will no what I mean! So start your new year out right with this beautiful planner that you can customize to the way you like. This planner will help keep you on schedule and give you a creative outlet too! This all-inclusive kit with has everything you need to create a customizable yearly planner. Includes Night of Navy 2-ring binder; 12 divider pages; calendar pages; 4 photo protector pages (hold six photos each), 5″” x 7″”( 12.7 x 17.8 cm); page lifter, 3″” x 8-1/4″” (7.6 x 21 cm); printed and gold foil accent stickers; sticky notes. In addition I will be adding a Stampin’ Up! Journaling Pen and we will also be creating two cards to keep in your planner for a special occasion. As always Sunday Soup and Stamp. So we will also be stamping the January calendar in a gorgeous array of colors fitting for the start of the new year. Not to mention a few surprises for everyone! Let’s start this year out right! This Class will be $40plus tax. You must prepay as I need to order the planners. Click the link below.

However, if you choose to take the online class you will get all of your product to complete your kit plus the extra goodies you would if you attended the class. You will also get a private link to get the guided tour of not only putting your kit together but some surprises as well.

In Class or Online you will get everything you need to finish a beautiful planner, two cards and some beautiful accessories to begin personalize your journal your way.

Love Planner Options

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Happy Sunday Everyone! Today I played with my new Beautiful You Stamps! LOVE them. So much to try, but I definitely wanted to take a few minutes to share with you what I accomplished. I did create a video tutorial today but somewhere in the middle of the process it lost focus, so I will make another attempt at it tomorrow.

Details on these cards:

Sugarplum Ink
Sugarplum Cardstock Base
Sugarplum from 2016-2018 DSP measurement 5.25″ x 4″
Oval Stitched Frames (large)
Beautiful You Stamps


This card I cased from another stamper, I believe it’s StampinwithJudy, I loved how she made it pop! I changed it up a bit to give it a little more dimension which I always love.



Black Card Base
Real Red Cardstock measurements 5.25″ x 4″
Archival Black Ink
Smokey Slate Ink
Real Red Ink
Oval Stitched Framelits (Small)

If you are interested in purchasing through our catalog please use HOSTESS CODE WHFP6NHK. Not only with every $50 purchase do you get to pick out an item from the Sale-A-Brations catalog I will send a goodie with a homemade card just for you. If you are spending more than $150 please let me know before you place your orders so that I can give you your own hostess rewards as well! $150 order will get 3 FREE ITEMS from Sale-a-Brations, hostess rewards, goodies from me and a handmade card!

Leave a Message let me know you are here or better yet please follow my blog!


Beautiful You Clear-Mount Stamp Set – 143637
Price: $28.00

Beautiful Banners Wood-Mount Stamp Set – 141891
Price: $27.00

Basic Black Archival Stampin’ Pad – 140931
Price: $7.00

Basic Black Archival Stampin’ Ink Refill – 140928
Price: $5.50

2016-2018 In Color Designer Series Paper Stack – 141408
Price: $22.00

Sweet Sugarplum 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock – 141418
Price: $8.00

Real Red 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock – 102482
Price: $8.00

Basic Black 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock – 121045
Price: $8.00

Sweet Sugarplum Classic Stampin’ Pad – 141395
Price: $6.50

Smoky Slate Classic Stampin’ Pad – 131179
Price: $6.50

Real Red Classic Stampin’ Pad – 126949
Price: $6.50

Real Red Classic Stampin’ Ink Refill – 103287
Price: $3.75

Stampin’ Dimensionals – 104430
Price: $4.00

Snail Adhesive – 104332
Price: $7.00

Snail Adhesive Refill – 104331
Price: $4.50

Stitched Shapes Framelits Dies – 145372
Price: $30.00

Stampin’ Trimmer – 126889
Price: $30.00

Supply List


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How many of you know about the the Awesome Sale of The Year at Stampin’ Up! It’s my favorite time of the year, except this year I’m a demonstrator which is AWESOME! I’ve started build a really great team and hopefully you will start seeing some of the designs!

First of all let me tell you what is so awesome about the Occasions Catalog beside all of the wonderful products this year. I’m really loving the Lift me Up Bundle! Not a great picture but I am definitely going to working on those skills this week!


and the matching paper you can get free with a $50 purchase from any of the catalogs. Oh did I mention for every $50 purchase you get to pick an item from the Sale-a-Bration Catalog.

If you are interested in Purchasing through our catalog please use HOSTESS CODE WHFP6NHK. Not only with every $50 purchase do you get to pick out an item from the Sale-A-Brations catalog I will send a goodie with a homemade card just for you. If you are spending more than $150 please let me know before you place your orders o that I can give you your own hostess rewards as well! $150 order will get 3 free items from Sale-a-Brations, hostess rewards, goodies from me and handmade card!

Lift Me Up Clear-Mount Bundle – 144712
Price: $45.75

Lift Me Up Wood-Mount Bundle – 144711
Price: $53.00

Night Of Navy 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock – 100867
Price: $8.00

Cherry Cobbler 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock – 119685
Price: $8.00

Night Of Navy Classic Stampin’ Pad – 126970
Price: $6.50

Very Vanilla 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock – 101650
Price: $9.00

Clear Block C – 118486
Price: $7.00

Snail Adhesive – 104332
Price: $7.00

Stampin’ Dimensionals – 104430
Price: $4.00

Supply List


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Have I mentioned how excited I am about the new year! This year is going to be unlike any I have had. I am actually earning money doing my favorite thing in the world (besides spending time with my awesome daughters of course, especially my favorite daughter, Cassie) and that is crafting! Last fall I knew this is what I wanted to do and it’s really happening. I love the people I’m meeting in my classes online and in-person. Never a dull moment for sure. At the time I made the decision that I really wanted to go into this business there are some things I knew I needed, better lighting, organization and really cool business cards. Ok I may be biased, my daughter designed them!

So I got those three things and feel so empowered, ok there’s more to it and I will share bits at a time. I love being excited about the new year, just what I needed too!

Of course let’s talk about what’s new? Sale-a-Bration starts Tomorrow and I will be doing online tutorials with all of my favorite products each week. To be honest there are a few that will blow you away!

If you are thinking about going into the crafting business as a hobbyist or demonstrator, this could not be a more perfect opportunity. Starting the 4th, not only can you get your kit worth $125 for only $99, but you also get to pick 2 sets of stamp sets FREE! As a member of the Pink Stamper Team we will be holding an online Opportunity night on January 4th. If you are interested please send me a message and I will send you an invite.


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What a great year even with it’s ups and downs. Having all of my girls spending time with me this year was so awesome! I decided no resolutions for the New Years but very happy to have set goals for myself. I want to share a few of my goals with you:

1. Post a minimum of three (3) posts a week.
2. At least one (1) video tutorial a week.
3. Create and research new techniques once a weekend, then share it.
4. Update Crafty Dreams Facebook daily
5. Make lots of new friends

One of the exciting things I do want to share is for every tutorial I do, one of my viewers will receive the card(s) we complete during the tutorial. Also I will be offering specials and giveaways weekly. But most of all we are going to have fun, whether a beginner or a long time crafter! I hope you are as excited as I am.

One more HUGE Announcement!! It’s Sale-A-Bration Time for Stampin’ Up starting January 4th. I will be posting some of the most fabulous products everyday this week. Get ready for some awesome deals and even greater projects!

Check out some of the Awesome Projects you will see coming up!!


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Wow huge clearance sale going on at Stampin’ Up!, this is the time to get some great deals. Not only can you get this great deal but for the next week I will be adding a special surprise for every $50.00 spent, make sure you use hostess code # R923XKSM. However, if you are spending over $150, send me a message because I want to make sure you also get a hostess gift as well!!

Let’s start it off right! I will have a drawing on September 22 to win the beautiful Petals and Paisley Paper and the Glitter Trio Pack!!

Petals & Paisleys Specialty Designer Series Paper – 142017

3/8″ (1 Cm) Glitter Ribbon Combo Pack – 142015

Supply List

I made this card with the Petals and Paisley.

Your entries will be 1 for a share of my post on Crafty Dreams Facebook

1 extra entry for following Crafty Dreams Facebook

1 extra entry for leaving a comment on my blog

1 extra entry for leaving a comment on my Facebook page. Good luck Everyone!