Valentine treats and other Stampin’ Up! stuff

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

My kids have their parties at school today so of course we made valentines to pass out to everyone.  My daughter Emily made hers from the January Paper Pumpkin.  I had her use a different ribbon because I wanted to hoard keep the ribbon that came with the kit for myself.  Metallic Edge ribbon, yes please! It’s so beautiful!  Here’s the kit and what is looks like according to the directions.  The refill kit is still available for purchase for Paper Pumpkin subscribers.  I think it could be used for any occasion.

Here’s what Emily did with hers.

      

We not only used the stamp set from this Paper Pumpkin but also used the stamp set from last year’s Valentine Paper Pumpkin set. I liked the saying: For an Amazing Friend.  This kit had 16 Valentines in it so we had to use more than one kit.  With the extras, I made gifts for my Awana kids for tonight.  We also altered the Paper Pumpkin box for her Valentine holder at school.

Alex made these easy Valentines for his Kindergarten class.

This morning was super busy packing all our valentine’s and party snacks and doing Emily’s hair.

After I dropped them off at school, I stopped by Duncan Donuts to buy these treats that will be waiting for them (if I don’t eat them first!).  I do not feed my kids donuts before school because I like their teachers and I want their teachers to continue to like me!  LOL

Paper Pumpkin is celebrating it’s 5 year anniversary!  I’m so excited to see the 5 year anniversary box with a FREE gift in it.  When you purchase a 3-month Paper Pumpkin subscription during Sale-A-Bration, you can receive a FREE Sale-A-Bration item!  It’s a win-win!

Starting on the 16th, three new must-have Sale-A-Bration items are coming out. Take a look here.  Here are a few samples I have already:

 

After the 16th, you can get these SAB items for FREE with a $50 or $100 order BUT if you can’t wait to have them, you can purchase them now in a demonstrator kit for $99.  You will receive $125 worth of product of your choice for just $99 in addition to FREE shipping!  You can add the new items in your kit and not have to wait to earn them, but only through the 15th!  Sign up here.

I pray you all have a fantastic Valentine’s Day.  We can’t wait to see what Daddy brings home for all of us!  Didn’t I tell you, Valentine’s Day is all about my expectations! LOL

Keep Crafting!
Your BFF,
Jenn

Upcoming classes (RSVP to Jenn 619-517-1471 or FB BFF Stampers
2/21 – Fancy Fold Technique Class:  Come learn how to make a Joy Fold Card.  Cost is $5 at Sew Easy Studio from 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
3/7 – Technique Class – Learn a new Papercrafting Technique.  Cost is $5 at Sew Easy Studio from 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
3/10 – Stamp Camp: Make 2 cards, a project and a mini stamp a stack.  Cost is $25 at Sew Easy Studio from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
3/18 – Product Based Class – My House – 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
3/21 – Fancy Fold/3D project Technique Class: Learn a new fold or 3D project.  Cost is $5-$7 at Sew Easy Studio from 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

 


Global Stamping Friends – All about LOVE!

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Welcome to February Global Stamping Friends Blog Hop!  You are here at Jenn Charles @ BFF Stampers.  There are so many fun creations this month for our theme: LOVE!  So fitting for the month of February.

I’ve decided to go with a scrapbook page today to showcase the love between my twin daughters.  I’m feeling very nostalgic lately because they turned 17 last month and I’m realizing they won’t be here much longer.  They will be off to college and their own lives soon.

  Here you can see a little peek of my hidden journaling.  I like to hide my journaling because I don’t like my handwriting so much.

I’ve used the Petal Palette Designer Series Paper, Memories & More cards and die cuts.  The colors are black, white, blushing bride, and silver glimmer.  I’ve also stamped in Smoky Slate on the heart.

I hope you’ve enjoyed my project.  Hop along and see the rest of the Friends from all over the World.  Up next is Karie Beglau.  There’s a full list of everyone below if you’d like to hop around randomly!

Global Stamping Friends February Blog Hop

PARTICIPANTS:

  1. Libby Dyson 
  2. Anastasia Radloff 
  3. Erica Jones  
  4. Tricia Butts
  5. Cheryl Algie 
  6. Jan Musselman 
  7. Amanda Farlinger 
  8. Jenn Curtis Charles 
  9. Karie Beglau 
  10. Rachel Macleod 
  11. Amber Thompson 
  12. Courtenay Heuston 
  13. Rebecca Urban 
  14. Amanda Bates 
  15. Claudia Perry 
  16. Kimberley Anne Morris 
  17. Marieke Bart 
  18. Mary Ann Kay Rossiter 
  19. Georgia missy Aubrey-Gaydos 
  20. Christina Walker 
  21. Lisa Henderson 

Global Stamping Friends – Occasions Catalog Blog Hop

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Welcome to January 2018 Global Stamping Friends Blog Hop!  We are showing off new items for the new spring catalog, Occasions and the Sale-A-Bration mini!  Don’t forget, for every $50 you spend, you receive an item free in the Sale-A-Bration catalog!

There are so many beautiful sets in this catalog.  I’ve chosen Waterfront.

It has such a great scenic look and it is so easy!

Isn’t it pretty? I’ve used some Wink of Stella on the water to make it sparkly.

If you haven’t had a chance to see the new Occasions Catalog click HERE and the Sale-A-Bration mini is HERE.

Shop Here

Click on the Next Button to go see what the talented Anita Wifladt has made for us.

Scroll to the end for a list of everyone participating today.  Thanks for hopping along!

Your BFF,
Jenn

Upcoming Events (RSVP on FB at BFF Stampers):
January 9th – Occasions and SAB Kick Off Open House – various times throughout the day, check FB – Cost FREE
January 19th – Bday Cards Stamp-A-Stack – 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. – Cost $25
January 28th – Stampin’ Up! BINGO with Jenn and Dawn – 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. – Cost $30

February 3rd – Stamp Camp at Sew Easy Studio – 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. – Cost $25
February 25th – Lots of Happy Card Kit Project Class – 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. – Cost $42.  Add on full set of Watercolor Pencils – $60 + FREE SAB item

 

Lisa Ann Bernard
Amanda Farlinger
Anastasia Radloff
Jan Musselman
Karie Beglau
Kimberley Anne Morris
Libby Dyson
Tricia Butts
Ellen Woodbridge
Jenn Curtis Charles
Anita Wifladt
Kristie Neal Walthall
Courtenay Heuston
Rebecca Urban
Mary Ann Kay Rossiter
Lisa Hardie
Cheryl Algie
Marieke Bart
Amanda Bates
Angelique Stempelkeuken
Rachel Macleod
Georgia Missy Aubrey-Gaydos
Lisa Henderson
Sarah McDermott


Sale-A-Bration Kick Off Blog Hop

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Wow Wow Wow!  It’s finally here!  The 2018 Occasions Catalog and Sale-A-Bration catalogs are FINALLY here!!!  I’m so excited to be a part of this hop with these amazing, talented demonstrators.  We’ve got a fantastic assortment of creativity to share with you.  I’m praying that after you finish hopping through, you will be just as excited as I am about all the wonderfully exclusive things YOU can earn for FREE with a $50 order starting tomorrow!

I’ve got a couple Sale-A-Bration items myself that I was able to get early as a perk of being a demonstrator.  My most favoritest (is that even a word?) of them all is a stamp set called Epic Celebrations.  For those of you that don’t know, I have two teenage daughters in my home.  They always need a card and all of mine are either too flowery or too plain.  Every once in a while they will really like a card.  This new stamp set is perfect for teenage b-day cards.  Or just the occasional, hey, I have to give you a card because my mom said, card. It’s cool and that makes me cool.  HA!

Introducing Epic Celebrations:

Take note of the beautiful colors of that scrapbook paper behind the stamp set.  That is also something you can earn for FREE in the Sale-A-Bration brochure, it’s called the Bubbles & Fizz Designer Series paper.

Here’s what I’ve come up with using these 2 products together.

This turquoise glimmer paper is from the Occasions Catalog.  It matches perfectly with Bermuda Bay colored designer series paper.  I colored the converse shoes with the Pool Party Stampin’ Blends alcohol markers.  I love these markers!

I hope you fall in love with this stamp set like I did.  Hop along and check out all the fun ideas using the Sale-A-Bration items. Scroll to the bottom for upcoming classes and ways to earn even MORE FREE stuff!


Need a Catalog?  If you do not have a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, I would love to send you a catalog and get you hooked on papercrafting!  Contact me and I’ll send you out the catalog with a surprise!

The Occasions Catalog goes live tomorrow!  A couple options to earn more FREE stuff!
***Host a party with $250 in sales and you can receive at least $50 in FREE product of your choice!

***Collect orders (or put in your own order) of $100 and join me in a Catalog Hostess Party.  I need 10 friends to host a $1,000 party and you will all receive a share of the Hostess Benefits.

***Want it all?  Did you know that you can sign up to be on Team BFF and you will receive a discount of 20% on everything you order and get the perks of being first to see everything and first to order it? Starting tomorrow, you can get $125 worth of product for $99 with FREE Shipping AND you will also receive 2 FREE stamp sets of your choice!

Upcoming Events (RSVP on FB at BFF Stampers):
January 9th – Occasions and SAB Kick Off Open House – various times throughout the day, check FB – Cost FREE
January 19th – Bday Cards Stamp-A-Stack – 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. – Cost $25
January 28th – Stampin’ Up! BINGO with Jenn and Dawn – 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. – Cost $30

February 3rd – Stamp Camp at Sew Easy Studio – 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. – Cost $20
February 16th – Stamp-A-Stack – 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. – Cost $25
February 25th – Lots of Happy Card Kit Project Class – 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. – Cost $42.  Add on full set of Watercolor Pencils – $60 + FREE SAB item