Simply Amazing Class By Demand

I have a wonderful announcement to share with you today… there has been SUCH an overwhelming response to the adorable projects that can be created with the SIMPLY AMAZING PAPER PUMPKIN kit,  You have been asking to get your hands on these projects and when you ask, I deliver!!  So coming in October-

SIMPLY AMAZING KIT CLASS

Simply Amazing Kit Class http://www.handstampedstyle.com

This class has such variety and options its crazy!!

I have shared a few tutorials using this card kit, the gift bag you see in the pic is one of them.  They are super simple to make and add even more versatility to the kit options.  In the class you will have the option to create the cards just as they are designed which will make 4 full size cards, and 4 mini cards and each of the cards have fun and bright envelopes.  I will also show you how to DOUBLE the project count using the kit contents.  Let me show you what you COULD make…

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These are some SERIOUSLY cute cards!

But then I am also going to show you how to make these from your kit supplies too…

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Transform those mini cards into full size FAB ones!

And then I will share some alternative projects for your sweet little mini envelopes too… because you won’t need them for your once mini cards, but this project will get such cute oooohs and aaaaawes!  Plus I share how to really use ALL the little bits and pieces of your kit… there will be a FUN contest taking place at this local class- I can’t wait to share!!

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Sweet and simple gift card envelopes are awesome!

The local class will be on OCTOBER 25th from 11-1 PM

I am excited to offer this class for you, unless you are a Paper Pumpkin subscriber you won’t be able to get this kit or make these projects any other way.  These kits are ONLY offered to those paper pumpkin subscribers, UNLESS you register for this class (local or by mail).  So what comes in your kit?

The Kit for the class will include all the items needed to complete the projects above (card bases for 16 cards, laser cut layers, pattern card bases, sequin, adhesive, linen thread, whisper white envelopes for 16 cards, and colored envelopes 4 large 4 mini, flag tags, brads, and more)

In the local class I will provide a variety of size appropriate stamps for sentiments, background stamps, ink, embossing folders and Big Shot.  if you are getting the class by mail then these are items that you will need to supply for yourself.

Are you chompin’ at the bit to get in on this awesomeness??? Well, wait NO more- register and claim your spot today.  Remember, the last Kit class sold out FAST!!  There are a limited number of kits available so get yours TODAY!!

UPCOMING CLASSES FOR SEPTEMBER

Simple Stamping Festive Packaging Class http://www.handstampedstyle.com

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Super Simple Sanata Stache

Santa Stache has got to be one of my ALL TIME FAVES as far as holiday sets go… and today I have a super simple card using this fun festive set.  I think because the images are so adorable and combined with the fact that I get to use my BLENDABILITIES I just love using it.  Today is the 15th and you know what that means… another challenge for Stampin’ Celebration!  The sketch we are using for this month inspired my project for today.

Santa Stache Simple Christmas Card by http://www.handstampedstyle.com

Add a little DSP with that adorable Santa Stache image and perfection is made!

I used some retired holiday paper for the backdrop, but you could substitute it for TRIM THE TREE DSP easily… then I cut a few pieces into flags and staggered them behind my Santa.  I used my STARBURST & CIRCLE FRAMELITS to create my image pieces and included a few gold sequin for a touch of bling.  Oh yeah, I embellished his Stache and hat with Dazzling Details… cause a cards not complete without it!

That’s it… super simple and done in a matter of minuets, I LOVE that!!  You have to play along with us cause it’s so stinkin’ FUN!  Check out the sketch that we are working with for inspiration this month:

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Super simple sketch provides TONS of inspiration!

Get in on the fun and play along!  You might just be selected as a PARTY PICK and featured on the site, COOL!!!  Don’t forget to register for your classes this month, spots are filling quickly and the month if flying by!!  Check out the classes that are going on the rest of this month…

UPCOMING CLASSES FOR SEPTEMBER

Simple Stamping Festive Packaging Class http://www.handstampedstyle.com

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Paper Pumpkin Simply Amazing Gift Bag Tute

I have a fun and simple tutorial for you today. I created this cute bag using the adorable envelopes that came in my August Simply Amazing Kit… these cards were ADORABLE, you can see them HERE.  I hope you have fun creating these adorable bags at home!!

Simply Amazing Paper Pumpkin Kit http://www.handstampedstyle.com created a cute gift bag

Simply Amazing Paper Pumpkin Kit http://www.handstampedstyle.com created a cute gift bag

Simply Amazing Paper Pumpkin Kit http://www.handstampedstyle.com created a cute gift bag

Simply Amazing Paper Pumpkin Kit http://www.handstampedstyle.com created a cute gift bag

Simply Amazing Paper Pumpkin Kit http://www.handstampedstyle.com created a cute gift bag

Simply Amazing Paper Pumpkin Kit http://www.handstampedstyle.com created a cute gift bag

Simply Amazing Paper Pumpkin Kit http://www.handstampedstyle.com created a cute gift bag

Simply Amazing Paper Pumpkin Kit http://www.handstampedstyle.com created a cute gift bag

Simply Amazing Paper Pumpkin Kit http://www.handstampedstyle.com created a cute gift bag

Simply Amazing Paper Pumpkin Kit http://www.handstampedstyle.com created a cute gift bag

Making these are SUPER easy and SO much fun, pushing my creative abilities to put together an alternative project using the kit contents is awesome!!!  If you want to give it a go for yourself, get in on Paper Pumpkin today!! It’s AWESOME!!

UPCOMING CLASSES FOR SEPTEMBER

Simple Stamping Festive Packaging Class http://www.handstampedstyle.com

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How Well Do We Know Each Other??

I was thinking the other day… I wonder how “well” my TEAM MEMBERS and STAMPERS really know me?  I know that I have chatted with several at local events and meetings but we always talk about Stampin’ Up! and business items… so do they really know me?  Honestly, I don’t think I reveal my WHOLE self often, I reveal my crazy dancy side when I am with my Gym friends but they don’t know much about my creative side.  On that same note, my stamping friends don’t know much at all about my crazy funky dancy side!

So, it’s HIGH time that I let you in on the craziness that is Erin Gonzales, Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator/Dancer!!  So here are a few of my FAVORITE THINGS!!

I LOVE DANCING!!

One of my most FAVE things to do, other than the obvious (stamping/paper crafts) is dancing.  I was a dancer for years while growing up, and now I fill that need through my Zumba and Cardio Groove classes I take at the Gym.  I recently became a Zumba Certified Instructor, jut to sub for my instructor friends.  You can usually see the wildly fun shenanigans I am up to in the mornings on my personal Facebook page.  It usually consists of a little twerking, tutus and belly laughs!  It’s a great workout.

Working Out with Erin Gonzales from http://www.handstampedstyle.com

Never take yourself too seriously, a motto I live by!

My gym rat friends really know how to make a girl feel special on her 40th B-day!!  It was SO much fun gettin’ crazy with my dancing friends.  The most important thing to know about me is, I look like an adult (when you catch me on the right angle…) but I don’t act like a day over 12…

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Never a normal day at the gym, LOL!!

Halloween isn’t lost on these creative ladies, we even DANCE in costume!!  SO MUCH FUN!!

I LOVE COLOR & PATTERNS!!

What’s a FUN dance class without some crazy dance pants?  Admit it, having fun/cute workout clothes that make you feel FAB & makes working out feel more like eating CHOCOLATE CAKE… no?

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FUN pants makes working out feel like eating ICE CREAM!

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Color & pattern is my amplifier, it makes me HAPPY!!

I think that my LOVE for color and pattern that I find in paper crafts and card making is translated in my choice of workout pants.  Forget patterned tops… bottoms are where it’s AT!! :-)

I LOVE COLORFUL BRIGHT anything… if it’s yellow and/or sparkly then I LOVE it!!

I LOVE SASSY WORKOUT TANKS!

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Workout ALL DAY, TWERK Out All Night…

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FUR REALZZZZ!!!

I LOVE HAVING A GOOD TIME!!!

The other thing I love aside from working out, is hanging with my GYM friends.  Like with my TEAM MEMBERS and STAMPERS, these are amazing women that I truly care for.  They are crazy like me and never judge me for being so IMMATURE, LOL!!

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Wonderful Women, celebrating my Bday!

Sometimes you just need to break the concentration… what better way than shoving your fingers up BOTH nostrils?

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Sometimes you just need to be a kid!!

I LOVE TO LUNCH & PARTY WITH FRIENDS!!

I am a social BUG and the one thing that these ladies love to do, maybe cause we work so hard, but we LOVE TO LUNCH!!

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Ladies that Lunch are Absolutely FAB!

We also party at night!!  In case you’re wondering… that BLUR is yours truly, trying to make it in the frame bent over with my good side showing for the pose… the camera shutter was faster than me! :-|

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We party at night too!

I LOVE BEING WET, IN THE SUN OR AT THE BEACH!!

If there is a pool, I’m IN!  If there is sand, I’m down!  If there is SUN, I’m covered in oil (well now it’s sunscreen… I’m no spring chic anymore!)  I LOVE me some Fun in the Sun!!  I am a true WATER BABY!!

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I’m a WATER BABY with my friends Reka & Kristen!

I LOVE GREEN SMOOTHIES!!!

I am kind of a health nut and one of my most FAVE things to eat & start my day with is my signature GREEN SMOOTHIES! I posted the items I use on my Facebook page a few months ago. :-) They are super easy and awesome!

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Almond Mile, Whey Vanilla Protein Powder, Kale, Pineapple Chunks and Banana!

 I LOVE DANCING WITH MY KIDS!!

I can con my kids into coming with me to my gym classes occasionally, but I have to promise NOT to shake my butt… that’s super hard!  That’s my GO-TO move when I get lost or mess up the routine… habits are hard to break!

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Dancing with my daughter- AWESOME!

Doing my FAVORITE things with my kids make it that much more special!

I LOVE WHAT I DO!!!

Getting to be creative EVERYDAY and make money doing it makes me pinch myself EVERYDAY!!

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Love what you do, and never work another day in your life.

I LOVE BEING SILLY AND IMMATURE!!

It makes life so much more FUN!!

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Winning freebies isn’t too shabby either!

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Always a silly face, that’s how you know it’s really me!

I LOVE BEING WITH MY STAMPING FRIENDS!!

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The people I have met, the relationships I have formed, it all means the WORLD to me!

I LOVE MY LIFE!

I am the luckiest girl in the world!  I have an amazing family, an incredibly supportive husband and the most AWESOME kids that try to be the best they can, they make me proud everyday!

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Sorry, this is the MOST current family photo I have of us all… so my kids are A LOT  taller, and hubs and I are about 75 lbs down between the 2 of us… :-)

Everyday I thank my lucky stars, and work really hard to help those stars to align for me too.  If you would like to become a part of my crazy, wild, unruly, but productive team – I would LOVE to have you.  Let’s get to know each other a little better, give me a call (210-376-7639) or EMAIL ME if you would like to chat about the possibilities of being a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator.

I can’t wait to welcome you!!

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I’m Erin Gonzales, and that’s me in a nut shell!

Now it’s YOUR TURN, leave me a comment telling me an interesting tid-bit about yourself.  I want to know YOU better too!!

UPCOMING CLASSES FOR SEPTEMBER

Simple Stamping Festive Packaging Class http://www.handstampedstyle.com

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We Will Never Forget…

Every 9/11 is somber to me, not so much because I relive every moment of that day on it’s anniversary but because I reflect on how the lives of so many changed that day.  The world as we know it, or knew it changed forever that day.  It’s so much larger than I can even put into words.  I am rarely serious or mature, but on a day like today the only thing I can do is grieve for those who lost so many, and grieve for those who will continue to die for our country, and long for the day when other countries can live in peace with their neighbors and Gods of every belief are accepted by others instead of being the reason for strapping a bomb to your body.

Take a moment, reflect on this day… what does it mean to you?  How is your life different now because of the events of the past and present? I offer a moment of silence on my little space of the web to think about those who have and will give their lives for all those things I enjoy and hold sacred.

THANK YOU, I LOVE YOU, AND GOLD BLESS YOU (what ever God that is to you.)

9/11 we can never forget!

9/11 we can never forget!

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My prayers are with the families that have lost and grieve.

Take a moment and make sure everyone that means anything to you, knows that you care about them.  We never know when our last moments will take place here on this earth.  Let’s not live or die with regrets… today is a day for reflection and spread the LOVE!

Last Day To Save On My Paper Pumpkin, Oh- Have You Voted Yet?

HURRY- Before you miss out—> TODAY IS THE LAST DAY TO GET 50% OFF FOR 2 MONTHS OF YOUR PAPER PUMPKIN SUBSCRIPTION!!!  I have shared some FUN projects recently using these kits, if you missed them you can check out several of them out like THIS ONE, or THIS ONE, oh and I remember THIS awesome kit, but I think THIS ONE was my FAVE…. or was it THIS ONE or maybe THIS ONE?  It’s so hard to decide…

http://www.handstampedstyle.com Join my Paper Pumpkin and get adorable creative kits delivered each month!

Get in on the special while you can.

I can’t wait for my Christmas Card Stamp Camp Event coming up in just a few weeks, if you don’t know the details surrounding this event CLICK HERE to check them out!!  This is going to be an awesome event and you won’t want to miss out!!  Have you seen the choices you get to select from?  Check these adorable cards out, which one will you pick to create for YOUR Christmas Card creation this year??

Remember if you haven’t VOTED for your 10 FAVE card designs then you run the risk of missing out, see only the TOP 10 designs will make the cut for the event!!

Christmas Card Stamp Camp with Wonderful Wreths by http://www.handstampedstyle.com

CLICK HERE TO VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE TODAY!!

I have a special surprise for EACH of my HOSTESS CLUB MEMBERS that take part in this event (either at the local event, or online) BUT I’m not sharing too many details just yet, LOL!! I LOVE putting together the details for this event, and getting the FUN things all lined up is SO hard for me to keep under my hat.  I suck at surprises!

If you aren’t familiar with my HOSTESS CLUBS you are missing out- check out all the details HERE.

Hostess Club Rewards with Hand Stamped Style

A Hostess Club takes ALL the work out of earning FREE HOSTESS REWARDS!

My Hostess Club Members take advantage of all kinds of perks from FREE to exclusive discounted class prices to getting FREE Hostess Rewards all while staying within a manageable budget so they aren’t breaking the bank to get the Stampin’ up! products they want NEED.

It is an awesome program with SO many perks and benefits.  I currently have 3 spots open for a club that will begin in October, if you would like a spot in the club EMAIL ME OR CALL ME TODAY (210-376-7639)!!

UPCOMING CLASSES FOR SEPTEMBER

Simple Stamping Festive Packaging Class http://www.handstampedstyle.com

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Yee-Haw! It’s Birthday Time Buckaroo’s

I have had SO much fun making the project for today.  I was inspired with the color scheme from Hand Stamped Sentiment Color Challenge using Hello Honey, Night of Navy and Marina Mist, SO FUN!!  I created this CUTE little (well, really it’s not that small) gift bag using two envelopes from my AUGUST PAPER PUMPKIN kit.  There are SO many cute things you can create with this kit, I shared the cards I made as designed in THIS POST last month.

Yee-Haw Set with Paper Pumpkin Aug. kit that http://www.handstampedstyle.com put together to create adorable gift bag!

Combine the Paper Pumpkin Kit products to make a sweet gift bag!

But the FUNNEST thing about this gift bag is the adorable SHAKER EMBELLISHMENT!  My dear friend Erica Cerwin shared how to make these super easy and adorable shakers in a card on the STAMPIN’ UP GRAND VACATION, she was great!

First I used my circle framelits to create the circle cut in the envelope, then I placed that same circle framelit INSIDE the starburst framelit that was placed on my Marina Mist card stock piece and ran it through my Big Shot.  Then I secured the decorative starburst piece to the front of the envelope using Tombo Adhesive.

Yee-Haw Set with Paper Pumpkin Aug. kit that http://www.handstampedstyle.com put together to create adorable gift bag!

Create a cute shaker window in the center to dress it up!  See those customized color coordinated sequin?  I made those!!

I created the little shaker portion with a small cello bag, cut down from the top to make it small enough for just my opening.  BUT before I sealed it shut with some snail adhesive I filled the bag with custom made SEQUIN EMBELLISHMENTS, which I shared a tutorial on yesterday.  CHECK IT OUT HERE.  The white you see in the background of the shaker portion is the tissue paper that’s inside the gift bag- SUPER CUTE, right?!

Yee-Haw Set with Paper Pumpkin Aug. kit that http://www.handstampedstyle.com put together to create adorable gift bag!

I created my OWN matching sequin!!

I made a simple flag sentiment piece using my newest, and FAVE Photopolymer set called YEE-HAW!! It’s so stinkin’ cute!  I tied off the top using some Night of Navy seam binding ribbon.  What a cute little project!!  By the way TOMORROW IS THE LAST DAY to subscribe to MY PAPER PUMPKIN and get 50% OFF YOUR FIRST 2 MONTHS!!  ENTER CODE HALFOFF2

Yee-Haw Set with Paper Pumpkin Aug. kit that http://www.handstampedstyle.com put together to create adorable gift bag!

Making this gift bag is simple with 2 envelopes!

I can’t get over how FAB the recent PAPER PUMPKIN KITS have been, I LOVE them SOOO- oh but the best part… so if you sign up today you won’t get the August kit BUT by subscribing you are able to order PAST KITS, which are ONLY available to members.  So you can grab a refill kit which includes everything I SHOWED HERE and the only thing it doesn’t include is the exclusive stamp set that comes in a full kit.  BUT you could easily substitute for a set you already own- easy peasy!

Be sure to pop over to Hand Stamped Sentiments and play along with us, you can make a card or anything really just using the colors in the inspiration for this week!

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UPCOMING CLASSES FOR SEPTEMBER

Simple Stamping Festive Packaging Class http://www.handstampedstyle.com

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How To Make Your OWN Sequin & Embellishments

I was playing with some left over window sheets the other day… and started coloring with my BLENDABILITIES… and I came up with a quick and simple tutorial for you that I just HAD to share!!  This is a perfect example as to why you should NEVER throw your “scraps” away, LOL!

Erin with http://www.handstampedstyle.com has a FREE tutorialon HOW TO MAKE YOUR OWN SEQUIN & EMBELLISHMENTS

This is so easy you can create them in ANY color you need to coordinate with your project!!

STEP ONE-Use your Blendabilities to color your window sheet strips, give them a min. to dry before handling them.

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Use your blendabilities or even metallic colored sharpies!!

STEP TWO- Punch your heart out!!  Use any small shaped punch to create your pieces, the border punches make quick work of this process too, but itty bitty punches can be used as well.

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Use what ever small shape punch to create the shape you desire.

STEP THREE- Start using your embellishments.  You have endless possibilities on how and what you will use these awesome little embellishments… use glue dots to secure individual pieces to your creation OR sprinkle them on a larger area of adhesive like glitter, then press down to secure them in place.  The possibilities are endless!

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Get creative with how you will use your plethora of sequin!

Over the next few days I have some FUN and creative ideas featuring this HOW-TO in the project.  Stay tuned to check them out!!

One of the greatest things coming up is my much anticipated 12 WEEKS OF CHRISTMAS!!  If you have never seen this, let me tell you about it.  It’s a FREE weekly Holiday themed project tutorial sent directly to your inbox for the 12 weeks leading up to Christmas.  This is perfect for those who LOVE getting creative inspiration for holiday projects.  BUT the only people who get to see these EXCLUSIVE tutorials are STYLE SHEET SUBSCRIBERS.  If you are not an HSS STYLE SHEET SUBSCRIBER yet you can join for FREE by filing out the form found HERE.  Rest assured, I NEVER share your info with anyone and I am not going to bombard you with constant emails either.

UPCOMING CLASSES FOR SEPTEMBER

Simple Stamping Festive Packaging Class http://www.handstampedstyle.com

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Beat That Holiday Stress This Year!

Every year I have grand intentions to hand make a creatively adorable Christmas Card to send to friends and family but I NEVER see that intention all the way through to the end… I end up sending Digital cards because I always wait to the end…  Admit it, who finds the entire process of even coming up with the DESIGN for a Christmas Card suffocating?  Or maybe a little something like this…!!!

Creating Christmas Card Designs, Does it put the SQUEEZE on You? Let http://www.handstampedstyle.com releave your stress.

Don’t get your knickers in a twist, HSS has come to the rescue!!

That got me thinking…

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Let me tell you how I can make your Holiday’s STRESS FREE!

There is NO need for the process of designing and creating your Christmas Cards to trigger or paralyze you with stress and anxiety.  I know that’s easier said than done… well not this year, let me tell you why-

What if there was a place you go, select a design and everything you needed to make it, PLUS get all of those items pre-cut and prepared so you ONLY had to assemble them??  What if I told you ALL this was TOTALLY possible, what would you say??

Well you can stop wiping your eyes because it’s for REAL- ANNOUNCING-

HSS CHRISTMAS CARD STAMP CAMP!!

Christmas Card Stamp Camp with http://www.handstampedstyle.com simple cards to reduce stress.

99% of the work is DONE for you… now that’s stress free, right?

Now, don’t let the name for this event fool you… it’s not a traditional Stamp Camp, mine has 2 parts- DOUBLE THE AWESOMENESS!!  Let me explain how it works…

PART 1 Christmas Card Stamp Camp will be held on SATURDAY, OCT. 4th beginning at 11 AM -2 PM, open to all!!

Part 2 Christmas Card Stamp Camp held on NOV. 1st from 11-4 PM, open to select attendees*

SO HOW DOES IT WORK?  At the first Camp date ALL are welcome to come, look through the various card designs, purchase products needed to create your card, create a FREE Make-N-Take, and win some awesome prizes!!  Then those that submit orders for their Christmas Card are invited back to Part 2 of Stamp Camp… this is where we get to assembly!!  Each attendee will have several hours to bang out their Christmas Cards, oh and this will be super simple because when you purchase all the needed items for your card then I PRE-CUT everything for you!!

SEE HOW MUCH YOU WILL SAVE!! Each card will have a cost breakdown, which will list all products and embellishments needed.  I will show you how inexpensive it really is to create your very own Holiday cards!!  If you decide to only get a few of the items on the cost breakdown you are also invited to attend Camp Part 2, however you will be responsible for cutting your cards.

HOW MANY CARDS CAN YOU MAKE? Each cost breakdown sheet will have cards priced in groups of 20.  So you can make as few as 20 or as many as you need (in 20 count increments) and what ever you have left over is yours to keep!  So if you don’t use every dimensional or sequin then you have extras for another project.  Pretty awesome, huh?

YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE LOCAL TO TAKE PART!! On Oct. 4th I will post the cards with the cost breakdown and YOU can take part in this event.  If you order online the supplies needed for your selected design using the HOSTESS CODE that will be provided that day you will cut all your card supplies, OR if you want your items pre-cut for you, EMAIL ME your request instead and I will submit your order (instead of submitting online).  A $13.50 shipping fee will have all your pre-cut goodies sent to you.  But wait, there’s more!! No matter which order method you choose you will get a FREE MAKE-N-TAKE project sent to you!!

WHAT WILL EACH CARD COME WITH? When your card supplies are delivered to you (either at Camp Part 2 or by mail) you will get color step-by-step instructions for assembly AND cutting!  Why the cutting?  Well what if you want to re-invent your design later for a Birthday card or Graduation card??  Oh yeah, it’s totally possible!!!

SO WHO WANT’S IN??  Oh, I think I forgot to tell you… this event is FREE!!!  That’s right, you can attend this event for NO charge and you will walk away with ALL your Christmas Cards completed- BEFORE THANKSGIVING!!!! I know, right?!!!

FIRST, we need to widdle down the card options… so POP OVER TO MY FACEBOOK PAGE and VOTE for your top 10 card designs.  ONLY COMMENT OR LIKE THE INDIVIDUAL CARDS and not the entire album… let see which make the cut for Camp day!!

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EMAIL ME TO RSVP FOR THIS EVENT and get ready to kick back, pig out and RELAX come Thanksgiving… oh, the thought.

How To Make It A Stress FREE Holiday Season

That’s correct, you read that right!  Want to know how you can get various Hand Stamped Style classes at half off? It’s very simple… register for a class with a FRIEND that’s NEW TO HSS and both YOU and your FRIEND get HALF OFF CLASS PASSES to use on a future class*.  This is a great way to get in on your FAVE classes and events and save money all at the same time!

It’s all a part of MY NEW CUSTOMER REWARDS PROGRAM!!  There are several ways I reward my loyal customers-

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REFER YOUR FRIENDS AND WIN BIG WITH HAND STAMPED STYLE! CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS!!

It’s time to mark your calendar and register for those classes and events that are coming up this month- first on the docket…

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Check out my CLASS CALENDAR to see what’s up for the month. CLICK HERE TO VIEW

If you haven’t noticed almost EVERY CLASS is offered on a second weekday to make classes available to more schedules.  Be sure to check out my calendar for ALL the dates.

Wish Big Class with the Stampin' Up! Paper Pumpkin Kit created by http://www.handstampedstyle.com simlpe cards and cute packaging

Creating gift packaging has never been SO easy!

First up there is the WISH BIG KIT CLASS, now the local class is FULL but this class is also available BY MAIL or ONLINE too!

Blendabilities 101 Class with http://www.HandStampedStyle.com

This monthly local and online class will get you completely comfortable with Blendabilities!

Up next is the FAB and FUN BLENDABILITIES 101 CLASS – this is a great class that will get you completely comfortable using these fantastic coloring tools.  There are 2 local classes to choose from and don’t forget that this class is available ONLINE as well, which means you can learn and participate virtually from your own home.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 12th from 11-1 PM or SATURDAY, SEPT. 20th from 2-4 PM.

Totally Techniques Sept. Class from http://www.handstampedstyle.com learn how to Die Cut Stencil and create FAB projects!

Die Cut Stenciling is the featured technique for this month.

Next is the simple TOTALLY TECHNIQUE CLASS which features Die Cut Stenciling.  You have 2 class dates to choose from, and this class is available BY MAIL and ONLINE as well.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 13th from 2-4 PM or TUESDAY, SEPT. 23rd from 11-1 PM

Simple Stamping Festive Packaging Class http://www.handstampedstyle.com

Recreate these adorable packaging ideas for any holiday or occasion.

You could also select the awesome SIMPLE STAMPING CLASS featuring all festive packaging!!  Of course there are 2 local classes to select from BUT you can also take advantage of this class BY MAIL or ONLINE as well.  Remember when you select the BY MAIL option, you receive a project kit of everything needed to complete these projects at home.

Local Class Dates: TUESDAY, SEPT. 16th from 11-1 PM or SATURDAY, SEPT. 20th from 11-1 PM

I am so excited about the holiday season that I just had to put together something AWESOME!!  If you FOLLOW ME ON INSTAGRAM then you might remember this, I spilled a simple teaser on INSTAGRAM the other day… and I asked the question, “Does creating your Christmas Cards send you into the STRESS ZONE or give you major anxiety?”  I know many people who get super worked up coming up with the design and then trying to figure out the most economical way to create that card on a large scale seems daunting.  What if I told you that I had a way to remove ALL that stress for you?? Would you be interested??  Well guess what I DO!!!

Christmas Cards by http://www.handstampedstyle.com

Coming up with Christmas Cards… does it give you JOY or ANXIETY??

I will be sharing even more details in the coming days, so check back often so you don’t miss out!!  Oh and be sure to TELL YOUR FRIENDS about this awesome time & stress saving event!!  YOU WON’T WANT TO MISS IT!!!

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