Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Merry Moments Simply Scrappin’ Kit (#1269

Would you like to have your own personal design consultant help you create your holiday projects? You can when you use our artist-designed, color-coordinated Merry Moments Simply Scrappin’ Kits to create scrapbooks, décor photo pages, mini albums, cards, mini notes, tags, and more! Simply Scrappin’ Kits include 12" x 12" card stock, 12" x 12" Designer Series Paper, and card stock stickers that have been professionally designed and coordinated to give you the best results quickly and easily! Once you’ve tried the Merry Moments Simply Scrappin’ Kit, I know you’ll be so impressed with the quality, coordination, and simplicity that you’ll want to create with the other Simply Scrappin’ Kit themes available! Try creating the Simply Scrappin’ way today; you’ll love the results!

Merry Christmas Sack

Sassy Salutations Stamp Set Paper
Cherry Cobbler Card Stock
Gumball Green Card Stock
First Edition Specialty Designer Series Paper
Snow Festival Designer Printed Tags
Whisper White Craft Stampin' Pad
Accessories & Tools
White Stampin' Emboss Powder
Gumball Green 1/4" Sweater Trim
Stampin' Dimensionals
Blossom Petals Punch
1" Circle Punch
Gift sack

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Sending Christmas Wishes Treat Box

Joyous Celebrations Stamp Set
Distressed Dots Background Stamp Paper
Baja Breeze Card Stock
Whisper White Card Stock
Festival of Prints Designer Series Paper Stack
Cherry Cobbler Classic Stampin' Pad
Island Indigo Classic Stampin' Pad
Lucky Limeade Classic Stampin' Pad
2011-2013 Stampin' Write Markers
Accessories & Tools
Lucky Limeade 3/8" Ruffled Ribbon
Cherry Cobbler Baker's Twine
Early Espresso Baker's Twine
Vintage Faceted Designer Buttons
Merry Minis Punch Pack
Big Shot
Snow Flurry Bigz Die
Fancy Favor Bigz XL Die
Wooden dowels
  1. Stamp the Distressed Dots background in Cherry Cobbler ink on Whisper White Card Stock (8-1/2" x 5-1/2"). Die cut the box using the Big Shot and the Fancy Favor Bigz XL Die. Assemble the box.
  2. Wrap a 10-1/2" piece of Lucky Limeade 3/8" Ruffled Ribbon around the Fancy Favor box.
  3. Adhere a 3" x 1/2" piece of Festival of Prints Designer Series Paper over the ribbon.
  4. Cut snowflakes out of 2-1/2" x 2-1/2" pieces of Baja Breeze Card Stock and Festival of Prints Designer Series Paper using the Big Shot and the medium snowflake from the Snow Flurry Bigz Die. Layer the snowflakes and adhere them to the front of the box.
  5. Thread a 9" piece of Cherry Cobbler Baker's Twine through a Vintage Faceted Designer Button, tie it in a bow, and adhere the button to the center of the layered snowflakes.
  6. Stamp the foliage motif from the Joyous Celebrations Stamp Set in Lucky Limeade ink on a 3-3/4" x 3/4" piece of Whisper White Card Stock. Stamp the greeting in Island Indigo ink next to the foliage. Fishtail one end of the card stock and dot around the edge with the Lucky Limeade Stampin' Write Marker. Punch a star from Cherry Cobbler Card Stock using the Merry Minis Punch Pack, adhere the star to the banner, then adhere the banner around a wooden dowel.
  7. Wrap a 4" x 1-1/4" piece of Festival of Prints Designer Series Paper around a wooden dowel and adhere the ends together. Fishtail the end.
  8. Fill a 6" x 8" Cellophane Bag with treats. Tie the bag with Early Espresso Baker's Twine, slide the dowels into the bag, and put the bag in the Fancy Favor box.

My Use of Free!

So I logged on and downloaded into MDS2 the freebie download called "A Split Second" #132562 and within 15 minutes I had this wonderful page of my mother and I at Mother's Day breakfast. This was truely fast and now I have a wonderful memory preserved. I can send it to the printer to add to my scrapbook or I can print it myself.

I just love MDS2!!

Monday, October 29, 2012

Merry Box

Merry Box

Border Banter Stamp Set Paper
Natural Composition Specialty Designer Series Paper
Merry Moments Simply Scrappin'
Basic Black Classic Stampin' Pad
Accessories & Tools
Rhinestone Basic Jewels
Window Sheets
Stampin' Dimensionals
Big Shot
Apothecary Accents Framelits Dies
Remember December Digital Collection Disc

Sunday, October 28, 2012

Halloween Treat!

One of my awesome downline Susan gave me this at church today! It is so cute!

Sandi Grimes Creative Consultant - Stampin' Up! Independent Demonstrator

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Christmas in the Heart Bag

Christmas in the Heart Bag

Winter Memories Stamp Set
Heart of Christmas Single Stamp
Etruscan Elegance Jumbo Stampin' Around Wheel Paper
Cherry Cobbler Card Stock
Naturals Ivory Card Stock
Old Olive Card Stock
Merry Moments Simply Scrappin'
Snow Festival Designer Printed Tags
Packing paper
Basic Black Classic Stampin' Pad
Accessories & Tools
Cherry Cobbler 1/4" Sweater Trim
Rhinestone Basic Jewels
Stampin' Dimensionals
Big Shot
Apothecary Accents Framelits Dies
Delicate Doilies Sizzlist L Die
Hole punch
Sewing machine and thread

Friday, October 26, 2012

Cute Bat Pocket!

Bat Pocket

Googly Ghouls Stamp Set Paper
Basic Black Card Stock
Whisper White Card Stock
Ghoulish Googlies Designer Kit
Jet Black StazOn Pad
VersaMark Pad
Accessories & Tools
Clear Stampin' Emboss Powder
Stampin' Dimensionals
1/16" Circle Punch
Big Shot
Petite Pocket Bigz XL Die

  1. Using the Big Shot and Petite Pocket Bigz XL Die, cut a pocket from the Basic Black Card Stock.
  2. Repeatedly stamp the "Boooo" image in VersaMark ink on the front flap of the Basic Black pocket. Sprinkle Clear Stampin' Emboss Powder over the images. Heat set the embossing powder. Assemble the pocket.
  3. Punch a 1/16" circle on both ends of one tag from the Ghoulish Googlies Designer Kit. Wrap the tag around the side of the pocket. String the Baker's Twine through the holes and tie it to attach the tag to the pocket.
  4. Stamp the bat images in Jet Black StazOn ink on the Whisper White Card Stock and cut them out. Adhere the Googlies to the bats. Adhere the bats to the tag using Stampin' Dimensionals.
  5. Tuck candy in the

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Single Stamps for sale!

Have you always wanted just one of the lovely stamped images from a certain set? Well now you can with a select few of our stampsets. Click on the above to get a bigger picture.

Yummy Bread to Share!

Yum Bread Pouch

Friendship Preserves Stamp Set Paper
Gumball Green Card Stock
Island Indigo Card Stock
Melon Mambo Card Stock
Very Vanilla Card Stock
Orchard Harvest Designer Series Paper
Island Indigo Classic Stampin' Pad
Accessories & Tools
Linen Thread
Multipurpose Adhesive Sheets
Small Heart Punch
Big Shot
Window Frames Collection Framelits Dies

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Greetings of the Season stamp set (#128030-Wood, #128033-Clear)

 “Never underestimate the value of a good set of greeting stamps! The Greetings of the Season stamp set is a great value, offering four popular Christmas and holiday season greetings. The greetings included are: Merry Christmas, Noel, Peace on Earth, and Greetings of the Season. Each stamp has a different font to give you variety. Get even more value and variety when you combine these festive greetings with heat embossing or color with Stampin’ Write Markers and stamp multicolored greetings!” 
Use the Stamp-a-ma-jig to place your greetings just where you want them – every time!

Friday, October 19, 2012

New class! Merry Moments Quick Christmas Kit

Merry Moments Quick Christmas Kit
Stamping Class
Do you like to send cards?
Do you like to give gifts?
Are you busy?
If any of these are true, then this class is for you!
Join me and see how simple it can be to create quick and stylish Christmas cards, a Décor Photo Page, and Mini Notes using the artist-designed Merry Moments Simply Scrappin’ Kit. You’ll love how the coordinating card stock, patterned paper, and card stock stickers make it easy to create professional looking cards and more. It’s magically quick - just like old St. Nick!
Reserve your spot today and see how quick and simply creative fun can be!
Date: November 13 2012-Tuesday
Morning- 10am - 12pm
Afternoon- 2pm - 4pm
Evening- 6pm - 8pm

Cost $ 15.00
RSVP by 11-2-12 by email to or CLICK HERE to register.
Location : My studio- 10540 Ft King Road Dade City
Bring a new friend and get an extra kit for FREE!

Sandi Grimes, Creative Consultant
stampin' Up Independant Demonstrator

Sale!! Check it out!

CLICK HERE if you would like to see some of the great items on my Clearance Rack!


Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Twelve Weeks of Christmas !

My Twelve Weeks of Christmas is going strong. I have only one week of cards left to show off and then it is onto gifts! I can't wait to show you the great projects!  If you want to be included please fill out the box to the left so that you can be added to my email list. The Twelve Weeks of Christmas is absolutely free! It is my way of saying thank you!

Remember you must fill out the box to the left giving me your email address and name. Time is running out with only nine weeks left.

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Wow! Check This out!

Single Stamps
Stampin' Up! is trying out something new! We're excited to offer you the chance to buy single pieces from these select stamp sets: Word Play, Perfectly Penned, and Seasonal Sayings. The offer will be available now through January 2, 2013.

Click the following Stampset Names to see an enlarged picture.




Send an email if you have questions. You can order online at or send me an email with the item you wish to order.

Hope you find time to stamp today!

Monday, October 1, 2012

Free paper-piercing pack with purchase

Get the Festive Paper-Piercing Pack FREE when you purchase this bundle, which includes the Ornament Keepsakes Bundle (Ornament Keepsakes Clear-Mount Set and Holiday Ornaments Framelits Dies) and Candlelight Christmas Specialty Designer Series Paper. It’s an early Christmas gift from Stampin’ Up!—but act now as this special offer only lasts through October 31!
item number - 132263- $55.90 CLICK HERE to see the flyer enlarged

Sandra Grimes, Creative Consultant
Stamping' Up! independent Demonstrator