Hi Stampers,
I have been asked to prepare a tutorial on how to tie a bow.  Well, here it is!!!!  I hope this is helpful….leave me a comment and let me know.  Check back tomorrow, I will be posting a card we made utilizing this tutorial.


Copyright by Julie Brancart
Cut a template from a piece of
cardboard 2 ½ x 3 ¼ .   Cut a slit approximately 2 x ½ up the center.  (see photo)

Cut a piece of ribbon about 14” long.  Hold one end of the ribbon against the front of the template and wrap the ribbon completely around the template ending below the ribbon on the front of the template.

Wrap the ribbon to the front of the template and thread through the slit.

Bring the ribbon to the front by pulling it through the bottom of the slit.

Thread the end of the ribbon up and through the loop (by the thumb).  Notice the end of the ribbon is to the right.  (It MUST be going in this direction.)

Lay the template down and place your left thumb on the end of the ribbon on the left. With your ribbon holding the left end down, pull the right end with your right hand.  (Do not pull the left side.)

Take the bow off of the template and insert your thumb and index fingers into the loops and pull ends to adjust and tighten.

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Fresh Vintage – Sale-a-Bration

These are two of the projects we are making for the February Stamp Clubs!  Most of the projects are available for FREE!!!!  During Sale-a-Bration, all you need to do is place a $50 order and you can select an item for FREE out of the Sale-a-Bration catalog.  Here are the products I used:

Stamp Sets:  Fresh Vintage 125115W, 125117C
Paper:  Calypso Coral 122925, Very Vanilla 101650
Ink:  Calypso Coral 122939, Versa Mark 102283
Tools:  Big Shot 113439, Heat Tool 100005, Square Lattice EF 119976, Framelits Label Collection          125598
Etc:  Basic Pearls 119247, Evertdat Enchantment Ribbon & Brad Pack 127279, Clear Embossing Powder 109130, Very Vanilla 3/8 Taffeta Ribbon (retired), Dimentionals 104430, Sticky Strip 104294

If you would like to purchase Stampin Up products, please click on the “Order Stampin Up Online” button on the right side of this blog.

Have any awesome day!

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Hi Ladies,

Check out this week’s Weekly Deals with Stampin Up.  Be sure to use the Hostess Code URC6CFQN to be entered into the Mystery Hostess drawing for this month’s hostess credit. 


Weekly Deals

We hope you enjoy this week’s Weekly Deals! Head on over to the store to get some great product at a great price!

Gift Bow Bigz L Die Item # 129977
Regular Price: $32.95 US/$40.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $24.71 US/$30.71 CAN

1-1/4″ Burlap Ribbon Item # 132140
Regular Price: $7.95 US/$9.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $5.96 US/$7.46 CAN

Extra Large Gift Box Item # 132147
Regular Price: $3.95 US/$4.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $2.96 US/$3.71 CAN

Mini Muslin Bags Item #132180
Regular Price: $9.95 US/$14.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $7.46 US/$11.21 CAN

Orchard Harvest Swatchbook Item #128137
Regular Price: $12.95 US/$13.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $7.77 US/$8.37 CAN

Real Red Simply Created Goodie Gear Simply Created Item # 132161
Regular Price: $4.95 US/$6.95 CAN
Discounted Price: $3.71 US/$5.21 CAN

Witches’ Brew Designer Series Paper
Item # 132185

Regular Price: $10.95 US/$13.50 CAN
Discounted Price: $7.11 US/$8.7

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

October 19, 2010

“There’ll be parties for hosting, marshmallows for toasting, and caroling out in the snow . . . “

Stampin’ Up is offering this wonderful promotion, just in time to complete all of your holiday projects! 

*There is no minimum purchase required to participate in this promotion.

*You must use the bundle item codes provided.  The 20% discount will not be applied if the individual

 bundle item numbers are entered separately.

Stamp Set Bundles Bundle Description

Wood-Mount Bundle Item

Wood-Mount Bundle

Sale Price

Clear-Mount Bundle Item

Clear-Mount Bundle

Sale Price

Vintage Christmas Card Bundle

Bells & Boughs Set

Deck the Halls Designer Series Paper





Vintage Christmas Card Bundle (Spanish)

Tradiciones Navide Set

Deck the Halls Designer Series Paper





Contempo Christmas Card Bundle

Contempo Christmas Set

Jolly Holiday Designer Series Paper





Contempo Christmas Card Bundle (French)

No contemporain Set

Jolly Holiday Designer Series Paper





Tags til Christmas Bundle

Tags til Christmas Set

Decorative Label Punch






Tags til Christmas Bundle (Spanish)

Mensajes Navide Set

Decorative Label Punch





Tags til Christmas Bundle (French)

En attendant No Set

Decorative Label Punch





Gift Packaging Bundle

Gifted Set

Mini Lunch Sacks





Gift Packaging Bundle (French)

Des cadeaux! Set

Mini Lunch Sacks





Simply Adorned Gift Bundle

Charming Set

Simply Adorned 1″ x 1-1/4″ Charm

Simply Adorned 24″ Chain



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Hi Stampers,

We have a AWESOME time at Breakfast Club last Friday.  In fact, everyone committed to come back this Friday with the exception of one person.  She will be in Florida…..lucky dog!!!  If you would like to join us this Friday for a very fun, casual morning, email or call me to reserve your spot.

I just love this card!  We made this last at Breakfast Club.  This card is so versatile that you can use it for a thank you card, a birthday card, a get well card or even a sympathy card just to name a few.  To create the bow, follow the tutorial that I posted yesterday.  You can find it on my left side bar titled “How to Tie a Perfect Bow.”

Stamp Set:  Just Believe, 116948 (wood), 120453 (clear)
Paper:  Concord Crush 119792, Pear Pizzazz 119795, Whisper White 100730
Ink:  Concord Crush 119785
Tools:  Scallop Oval XL Punch 119856, 1 3/4 X 7/8 Oval Large Punch 119855, Big Shot 113439,
Square Lattice Embossing Folder 119976
Details:  Dimentionals 104430, Old Olive 5/8″ Satin Ribbon 117292, Mini Glue Dots 103683, Basic Pearls 119247
Envelope 107301, Envelope Lining (In-Color Paper Stack) 117158


I also thought I would share with you a cute little card that you can tuck in any present for Valentine’s Day. 

Stamp Set:  Priceless 115052 (wood)
Paper:  Whisper White 100730, Real Red 102482, Brights Paper Stack117155, Glimmer Paper 121790
Tools:  Big Shot 113439, Bitty Box & Envelope Die 115967, Small Heart Punch 117193
Details, Dimentionals 104430, Two Way Glue Pin 100425, Dazzling Diamonds 102023

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