Saturday, May 29, 2010

Brayering and Upsy Daisy

In the Thursday afternoon class I teach at the West Island Women's Centre - one of my students asked me about a brayer and how to use it..    Now, we all have seen some of the horrific things I have made using a brayer.... lol  Somehow I can teach people how... but my cards just don't turn out quite that wonderful!

Anyhow, I didn't want to disappoint Claudine - so above you will find one of the cards I made - and taught - in this week's class.

Not too bad if I say so myself!  As it turns out Claudine is fabulous at the brayer!  Stay tuned for more pics this weekend as I download them from my camera.

Have a great night!


Friday, May 28, 2010

One stamping card- several twists...

Good Evening!

Wow what a week of fantastic Summer temperatures!!  Last weekend we opened our pool - woohoo for long weekends...and I have already taught 2 classes this week pool side! 

Before I head into another busy weekend, I wanted to show you how at one party last week several guests - who have never stamped before - changed my sample! This is what I love LOVE about doing Stampin' Up! workshops!  I make my sample one way...and many give it their own personal touch :)  These samples are from the guests at Laurence's party. I believe they were stamped by Gemma, Laurence and Han.  I know the Merci Beaucoup was made by Gemma - because in her words "I have many people to merci beaucoup! "   Such a delight to stamp with these ladies...looking forward to doing it again soon!

Oui c'est vrai, je fais des ateliers en francais aussi! Mon accent viens de l'ecole a Winnipeg, mais je suis trilingue quand meme. Anglais, Francais puis Italien.

Did you know that I do over half of my workshops and classes during the weekdays - daytime?  Its true!  Of course I have my Friday night technique clubs, weekend Open Stamps and parties...but most of my customers this year have preferred daytime.  Let me know when you would like to book your own workshop or class.


Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Scrapbooking with Stampin' Up!

Carrie Cudney from Stampin' Up! home office has made another fantastic video featuring the stamp sets that are on promotion throughout the month of May for the National Scrapbooking Month Special. I just love the cute pages she has created!

Did you miss my post about the special?? Here it is again....with pictures of the products...

May is National Scrapbooking Month–the perfect time for you to indulge your love of scrapbooking with this fantastic special!
Stampin' Up! is offering a special promotion for the month of May: purchase a qualifying scrapbooking stamp set or the My Digital Studio software and receive a FREE package of Designer brads–choose from four designs!
Stamp sets

PageDescriptionWood-Mount ItemWood-Mount PriceClear-Mount ItemClear-Mount Price
Extreme Elements
Framed with Love**
Circle Circus
Elements of Style
Elements de style (french)
Rough Type
Sentimental Journey
First Day
*From Summer Mini Catalogue
**Last Chance stamp set!
My Digital Studio software *not available in Quebec
32*My Digital Studio
*From Summer Mini Catalogue
Designer brads

PageDescriptionItemRetail PricePrice with Qualifying Purchase
Flower Designer brads
Filigree Designer brads
Circle Designer brads
Star Designer brads


Sunday, May 16, 2010

Thank You to those who attended the Shopping Event!

THANK YOU for coming out to my shopping event at the House of Shoes on Friday night!! 
I was so pleased to have such a large turnout!
For those of you who were unable to attend, here is the card that my guests were able to make for FREE!!
 Over half of the new and used stamp sets on my table sold at 20-75% OFF!

Happy Birthday Palmar and Bella!!!

This weekend we celebrated my son Palmar's 8th birthday and my daughter Bella's 6th Birthday!!

Above is a picture of the most delicious cakes made by Cakes by Karin .  They are both nut free, since we had some kids coming to our part had nut allergies! Aren't they fabulous!
Karin also made my husband's 50th and my son's Spongebob cake! Thanks Karin!!!

Here is a pic of my beautiful daughter - awaiting her party guests.... and *some* of our balloons....

to think...those aren't all of the balloons!!!
 I bought the balloons and all our amazing lootbags from a local store called Wishes here on Ile Perrot .
  Erin is the owner, she is fantastic and will help you with all our party needs!!

I hope you're having a wonderful weekend also!

  Enjoy the warm weather and Go Habs Go!!!


Friday, May 14, 2010

Stop in and Stamp a Card for FREE TONIGHT House of Shoes 6-9pm

Above is a pic of one of the cards we made in our Let's get Punchy Class this week. The tulips are made using the large oval punch!!!

Everyone who comes stops in to visit me tonight at
 House of Shoes Shopping Event will get to stamp a card for FREE!  
Plus...many more specials I am offering to those in attendance....
Don't miss out! Bring your friends! Stop in anytime between 6-9pm!


Friday, May 14, 2010
6:00pm - 9:00pm
House of Shoes

St. Jean and Hymus in Zellers Parking Lot - 2nd Floor of TD Canada Trust

203 Hymus - Suite 203 above TD Canada Trust
Montreal, QC


Something for everyone! Bring your friends!

TONIGHT  Friday May 14th 6-9pm
House of Shoes - 203 Hymus - Suite 203 Above the TD Canada Trust

Stampin' Up! - Jennifer DiMarco 514-603-4594
For all of your Card Making, Scrapbooking, Paper Crafting Products and accessories
Products, Classes, Home Parties, Custom Orders and Gift Certificates

House of Shoes - Diane Bondaruk
Brand name womens footwear at fantastic prices

Love, Montreal Jewelry
Handmade and custom jewelry at affordable prices!

Nevines Cuisine
Cooking lessons with a healthy twist

Juicy Couture handbags

The Wish Pearl Jewelry

Epicure Selections
Designer Sunglasses
Arbonne - Swiss Botanical Skincare
Trendy Clothing

and more...

Looking forward to seeing you!

Share this event  and please bring a friend!


Thursday, May 13, 2010

Birthday Party invite and cake for my son's 8th birthday!

Yesterday my son Palmar turned 8 !! Happy Birthday !!!!  Above is the invitation to his party using Palmar's personal name stamp and his Stampin' Up! Love Bots stamp set.. 
The flipside has the date, time place and rsvp info... 

He also lost his upper tooth the day before his birthday! My boy is growing up too fast...

And here he is admiring his delicious cake made by my friend Karin of Montreal's own  Cakes by Karin

I promise to post my class and party creations tomorrow!

Don't forget to stop by the  House of Shoes this FRIDAY anytime from 6-9pm to stamp a card for FREE and enter my draw for free classes and products! House of Shoes is on the 2nd floor of the TD Canada Trust Building on Hymus at St. Jean in the Zellers parking lot.

**There will be many vendors with a variety of products - designer shoes, handbags, sunglasses, handmade jewelry, spices, cooking lessons and so much more!!! Click on events for all the details! Bring friends!!!

Saturday, May 8, 2010

Happy Mother's Day Glitter Flower Card

Happy Mother's Day!!!

Here is the card that I taught in my classes and workshops this week - and gave to my Mom :)

If you're a Mom  - I hope you take some time to enjoy the day tomorrow!


Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Stampin' Up! Summer Mini 2010 Spotlight

Good Afternoon!

For those of you who haven't received your Stampin' Up! Summer Mini yet....
or need a visual of all of our amazing new products...
here is a fantastic video that two of my fav gals - Shannon West and Carrie Cudney made!

What are your favourites??