Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Contemplating a new line...

Now that I no longer have a hook up to a Stampin' Up demonstrator, I'm debating whether it would be prudent to start selling a stamp line again. Mostly I need a good paper distributor and I was thinking of trying out Close to My Heart for something different, but I am also intrigued by the Unity line of stamps. The only problem with the Unity line is that it's just stamps, not paper.

Just a thought. What I love about Unity is in how you purchase and how they help you market. Not as much pressure as CTMH. But, CTMH will have a lot more products. My fear there is that I will wind up spending more than I make and feel pressure to do outside parties - might not be a bad idea, but not sure I have the time or dedication right now to do that.

Mulling it all over in my head. Thoughts?

Thursday, November 11, 2010

I'm set up and ready for company tomorrow. Almost all of the materials are cut, I still have a few left to do before bed, but overall it's good to go! Having the day off today helped a lot. I am looking at a full house tomorrow if everyone comes and I hope that they do - I've really missed stamp camp.

Last 2

Ok, I think I figured out that it will only upload 4 pictures straight from Picasa. If I want to have more then 4 then I have to upload manually...

This is a simple and pretty card that uses an outline image and then some chalk pastels to add color.

And because it is fall I needed a card to reflect the season.


November Cards 5-8 of 10

Get well card
Masculine birthday card (or could be a retirement card, good luck card, etc)
Mmmmm cookie love.
Inside this card it says Thanks for Owl You Do! Keep that sentiment or find another.

Unsure why it didn't let me post these all in the same blog post? One last card to post when I finish it later.
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November Cards 4 of 10

Birthday Cake & Presents with awesome new punch!
Robot birthday card: I will be changing this so the robot is embossed instead of just stamped. New pic to come.

Another new punch (or two) for fun cupcake cards!
Shadowbox butterfly
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Saturday, November 6, 2010

Stamp Camp - November

Stamp Camp is on again, daytime and evening camps this month.

I had a lull this weekend and I got out to my abandoned craft area to clean it up today and take stock of what I have. I am actually missing making cards and being able to have my stamp campers over.

I know that the need was getting dire when people were starting to tell me that they were running out of cards or had used their last birthday or thank you.

I'm working hard to balance all the bits of my life so I can keep those creative juices flowing and take advantage of all of the new fun stamp items that are flooding the market.

The holiday season is right around the corner too and it's even more fun to get creative for the gift giving season!

I look forward to seeing everyone at stamp camp.