Wednesday, 30 October 2013

Digital Scrapbook Days and Offers !

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The official Digital Scrapbooking Day is Saturday, November 2. But one day just isn't enough, so we're celebrating for eight!

Here's what we have lined up: 

  1. Guest bloggers: A talented group of demonstrators, customers, and designers from around the industry will share project inspiration on the blog. 
  2. FREE download: Be sure to check in on Saturday, November 2 to get your freebie.
  3. Videos: We'll share some more ideas with training videos to help you get started. 
  4. Daily deals: Every day, we'll feature a new download for 50% off! 
  5. Challenges: Use the daily deal download to create a project for your chance to win free downloads. (Upload your samples to the gallery with the matching tag to enter.)

Here's the list of daily deal downloads: 

  • 1 November :  Amped Up Ampersands Kit
  • 2 November :  Hello There Kit + FREE Moments Ago Stamp Brush Set
  • 3 November :  All Time Fave Photobook Template
  • 4 November :  Modern Medley Overlays Kit
  • 5 November :  Be Brave Pocket Cards
  • 6 November :  Nobody’s Business Photobook Template
  • 7 November :  Autumn Traditions Kit
  • 8 November :  Afternoon Daydream Kit

It's all happening at! Join us every day for all the fun !

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Don’t forget the 30% discount that has already started on selective MDS downloads !  Please visit my shop HERE to view the whole MDS range !

Have a great day – Cal xxx

Tuesday, 29 October 2013

Making Christmas easy– and - NEW offers !

Continuing with Stampin Up!s 25th Anniversary celebrations, I am delighted to announce TWO new offers !

THE FIRST OFFER is The Tag-It Bundle – you have the choice of two different bundles – either LARGE gift boxes or a different bundle with SMALLER boxes.  Both kits also contain a 10 yard reel of the lush 1” Cherry Cobbler stitched grosgrain ribbon together with the adaptable Stamp a Tag Kit.

I am telling you – I am first in the queue for this bundle – Just how easy is it going to be to beautifully wrap not only your Christmas gifts, but ALL your gifts all year round?

Tag it bundle

This is the link to the full pdf document

The bundles can be ordered via my online shop HERE

THE SECOND OFFER is 30% DISCOUNT on selected MDS downloads !

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Now you all know how much I love, love, love the MDS programme, it is a seriously brilliant software programme for crafters.  I always said that I was a paper crafter and that digi crafting didn’t ‘do it’ for me – but I am a convert … I have seen the light !  If I am ever stuck for an embellishment, a journalling tag or a topper, then I can just pop onto MDS and in minutes, I have created something individual to complete my project.  MDS has enhanced my crafting experience, and I urge you to give it a go – try out the FREE 30 day trial, and let me know what you think !

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Anyway, have a look at the 30% discounted downloads, and I am sure you will be tempted !   The full pdf document is here …

… and they can be ordered via my online shop HERE

DON’T FORGETIf you order any products via my online shop, then please check that my name is in the top right hand corner of your ordering screen, and then, when you check out, use the October Hostess Code to be in with a chance of winning ALL the hostess benefits for the month – ONE lucky person will win £££s to spend on anything of their choice.  The Hostess Code for October is :


THIRD OFFER – If you spend £45 or more, then you will receive FREE postage.  This offer is from me, and not Stampin Up! so if you order online via my shop, then I will reimburse your postage costs immediately.

If you would like to place an order via myself, then please contact me on or call/text me on 07747 465186

Take care and stay safe – Cal xxx

Monday, 28 October 2013

Last Day … AND …. FREE postage !

Good Morning everyone – I hope you are all safe and snuggly in the storm, and that you are not having to travel anywhere today.

Just a quick reminder that today is the last day to receive a 25% discount off 25 DIFFERENT stamp sets.

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To place your order, you can visit my online shop – link on the right hand side >>>>>>> or you can contact me via

(If you place an order over £45 via my online shop, I will refund the postage to you immediately)

Stay Safe – Cal xxx

Saturday, 26 October 2013

Simply put …

You have 2 days until the end of the 25% Discount on 25 different stamp sets !

25 stamp sets 25 percent off

The 25% discount expires this MONDAY, 28th October.

You have to be in it to win it – so don’t forget, if you order via my online shop HERE, then please use the October hostess code S2TABZEA to be in with a chance of winning ALL the hostess benefits for the month ! That equates to shed loads of FREEBIES !!! YAY !

The offer even includes this latest Christmas Star single stamp

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So check them all out, and tick off some of the products on your Wish Lists !

To place your order, either visit my online shop HERE or email me on or call/text me on 07747 465186

Have a great weekend – Cal xxx

Tuesday, 22 October 2013

25% OFF … and more !


In honour of the 25th Anniversary of Stampin Up! the company are offering a 25% discount on 25 Stamp Sets !!!! Surprised smile

25 stamp sets 25 percent off


or check out the pdf HERE

What is on your wish list ? 

To place your ONLINE order via my online shop, please go HERE, and to place your order via me, please contact me on

DON’T FORGET to use the hostess code if you order ONLINE 

The hostess code is S2TABZEA

YOU could be the lucky winner of all the hostess benefits for the month Surprised smile


Thinlets use thinlets paper

These are NOW available … they make the most incredibly quick cards – seriously … run them through your big shot – and presto – instant cards, and with all the extra dies (10 in one set, and 11 in the other), you will never be stuck for ideas ! Click HERE to see the pdf !

Find them HERE in my ONLINE shop

DON’T FORGET – if you are ordering online, THE HOSTESS CODE FOR OCTOBER is:-


You could be in with the chance of winning ALL the hostess benefits for this month Surprised smile

As always, if you have any questions or queries, or if you would like to place an order, then please contact me on or call/text me on 07747 465186

Have fun !  Cal xxx

Saturday, 19 October 2013

I’m Bloomin’ with Kindness

I have to say that this wasn’t a set that I automatically ‘wished’ for, but I am more than delighted, that I had a bang on the head, to make me realise what an adaptable stamp set this is.

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Firstly, you have the beautiful greetings that are included in this set – such beautiful fonts !

Secondly, the image itself lends itself to all sorts of techniques including watercolouring, paper piecing etc. and can be used for a full range of occasions. 

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These are just two cards that I found on Pinterest – click HERE for a Pinterest Search on Bloomin with Kindness – so many samples !

I have been working today on some ‘secret’ swaps using this stamp set, and I am mightily impressed with it.

The unmounted set is £16.95 and I think thats amazing value for this type of stamp set !  You can find it HERE in my online shop.

Don’t forget to use Hostess Code S2TABZEA if you place an online order – you will be in with a chance of winning ALL the hostess £££s for this month, if you do !

Stampers Group/10 Club

I have a couple of places left for my new stampers/10 club group starting in November – the deets:-

You commit to spending £15 (or more) per month, for 10 months and during one of the months that you are in the group, YOU will be the virtual hostess, and will earn all the hostess benefits for your group – thats AT LEAST £25 to spend on anything you like from the current catalogues !

There are heaps of other benefits for joining, such as reduced postage costs, tutorials etc.,  To reserve your place, please email me at


Keep your eyes peeled on the 22nd October … I have exciting news for you – and you will NOT be disappointed, I promise !

Give a Gift – Give a GIFT VOUCHER !

This years’ Gift Vouchers are now available – just let me know the denomination you would like, and I will do the rest.  Your Gift Voucher will arrive either to yourself, or your recipient, and will be gift wrapped ‘Stampin Up! style’ if required.

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Please contact me on to place your order, or if you have any questions or queries. x

Have a great weekend Smile – Cal xxx

Thursday, 17 October 2013

4 Days Left !

There are only 4 days left to sign yourself up as a Stampin Up! Demonstrator ... or to take advantage of the offer, and receive 20% off your future orders.

I'd love to have some more hobby demonstrators join our team as well, so it might be worth seriously considering - think of it as a saving scheme !

If you sign up on the £25 New Demonstrator scheme, you will be able to choose any products you like from the current catalogue up to the value of £26.95 - you will also receive a FREE business pack to help you get your business started.

Other benefits include:

  • 20% commission off all orders.
  • An extra 10% commission if you place your first order within 45 days, and it totals £150 or more - giving you a grand 30% off in commission.  E.g. place £150 order, it will cost you £105.
  • An extra 10% commission if you place your first order within 30 days, and it totals £150 or more - PLUS earn a free stamp set of your choice from any of the current catalogues - ANY PRICE !
  • Join my amazing He[art]s team, and get access to the team Facebook page, Team Training offered by myself for FREE - and lots of help and inspiration.
  • Access to the Stampin Up! forum called Stampin Connection - that will give you more ideas and inspiration
  • Twice monthly magazine with even more ideas and inspiration !

This deal will NOT be offered again at this price for the foreseeable future !  You've got to be in it - to win it!

Contact me for more details on or call/text me on 07747 465186

Octobers Hostess Code

Place your online orders HERE for this month using my ONLINE SHOP (pink shop now sign) and enter the Hostess Code  S2TABZEA to be in with a chance of winning ALL the hostess ££££s for the month !


The chance of winning the NEW Stampin Up! Envelope Maker !

MDS Update

Stampin Up! have launched some amazing NEW designs this month in MDS downloads - why not check them out in my online shop ?!?!?

As always, to place an order, or if you have any questions or queries, please contact me on or 07747 465186.

Many thanks for your continued support and orders - I truly appreciate it.   Cal xxx

Wednesday, 16 October 2013

Coming Soon to a Home near you …

The Stampin Up! version of the Envelope Maker Punch is coming to you soon !  Start saving pennies … actually scratch that … as the cost for this AMAZING tool is just a little more than the cost of a punch Surprised smile £17.95 !!!!!!!!!! Surprised smile

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Won’t it be lovely being able to give handmade cards inside a matching handmade envelope ?

MORE !!!!

Would you like your punch to do more ?  Oh good, because it DOES do more !

It also acts as a corner rounder, a box maker, and best of all for me, it makes file folders !!!!!!! And what do file folder make ?  They make Mini Albums !!

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Although the front of this album isn’t complete, you can see the basics of it clearer this way.  I’ll post a photo of the completed album in a couple of days – well actually, I’ll post a photo when its finished !

This new tool is a definite MUST HAVE, and will be available on the 1st November – however, everyone who places an order THIS month, will be in with a chance of winning one for FREE … my gift to you for this month (but will be sent after 1st November), will be the NEW Envelope Maker.

Simply place an online order via my online shop HERE using the hostess code for the month, which is



You have up until Monday, to sign up to become a Stampin Up! Demonstrator – You can join just to have a discount on your crafting supplies maybe for just yourself, or yourself and a few friends – think of it as a discount scheme !

There are lots of benefits to becoming a Demonstrator .. earning some much needed funds towards Christmas, holidays, DIY etc., but there’s also other great incentives:-

  • 20% discount on all products purchased
  • 30% discount if you place your FIRST order within 30 days (must be £150 or more) – AND – you also earn a FREE stamp set of any value from any of the current catalogues !
  • Online and physical help from me to help you build your business. I have a fantastic team called The Hearts, and we share all our news, views and strategies on an online Facebook page. You will never be stuck for help, or have your messages unanswered, as I am always contactable.

If you have decided that you would like to join Stampin Up! then please click HERE if you’re still undecided, then either email me at or call/text me on 07747 465196

It would be fantastic to welcome you to the team Smile


The new Card Thinlets which are being launched on the 22nd October – how kind of Stampin Up! to give me a Birthday gift !


Patty Bennett (a US demo), has some amazing videos on You Tube showing you how to use these thinlets – and combined with the Magnetic Platform, they make card making, easy peasy !

This is a great tutorial from Patty showing you how to mat and layer your paper onto the thinlet which saves mega amounts of time !

thinlets paper

So, there we go … this weeks updates, so far !!

As always, if you would like to place an order with me instead of shopping online, or if you have any questions, then please contact me on or call/text me on 07747 465186

Have a great day !  Cal xxx

Sunday, 13 October 2013

Sunday Round Up …and reductions !

Good morning everyone !

Can you believe that this amazingly adaptable paper is in the Clearance Rack priced at ONLY £1.99 Surprised smile

I absolutely love this paper, and have used it on lots of different projects .. including this Mini Album


There are lots of other papers in the Clearance Rack ranging from £1.99 for a pack of 12 designer papers to £3.99 – what a bargain !

You can visit my shop HERE and don’t forget to use the Hostess Code for this month S2TABZEA – you could have the chance of winning all the hostess pounds for the month, which equals SHED LOADS OF FREEBIES – so USE THE CODE !

Christmas Project

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I still have a couple of kits left for this years Christmas Project.  The kit is £15 (plus postage) and you will receive step by step instructions to complete the project – bargain !



Luggage Tag Tickets-001 Digital FREEBIE (click and save)

There are some new designs in MDS this week featuring Halloween digitals.  The shop has also been stuffed full with current and previous stamp kits, papers, embellishments etc., So something for everyone !

Have you tried the FREE version of MDS yet ?  I promise you, it is the easiest craft programme to use EVER !  Again, you can find it in the MDS link via my online shop !


Keep your eyes peeled on my blog on the 22nd October for some really exciting new products – I just know that you won’t be disappointed ! Winking smile


Join for 25 pounds

Don’t forget – that you can sign up to become a Demonstrator for just £25 !!!!!  You will earn 20% instant income on all your sales, and if you place a £150 (or more) order within your first 30 days, then you will receive an extra 10% commission and a FREE stamp set of your choice from the current catalogues – so thats a total of 30% commission on your first order Surprised smile

There are lots of other benefits to becoming a demonstrator, so drop me an email with any questions you may have !  Be quick though, as this offer finishes on the 21st October.

As always, to place an order, or if you have any questions, then please contact me on or call/text me on 07747 465186

I hope you have an amazing week ahead – Huge hugs – Cal xxx


Monday, 7 October 2013

VERY Special Offer

Join for 25 pounds

This AMAZING offer is only available for TWO weeks, and will never be offered at this price again !  See my post on 4th October giving you all the details.

  • Purchase your £25.00 kit through me and become part of the ‘He[art]s’ amazing team.  You will have access to our Exclusive Facebook page, where we share ideas and cheer each other on.  We are spread all across the country, and so it doesn’t matter where you live.

If you are ready to sign up – then please click HERE

I look forward to welcoming you into our team – Cal xxx

Sunday, 6 October 2013

Winner and NEW Hostess Code

Good morning everybody !  What a beautiful sunny Sunday morning it is here in Rochdale although it is a little ‘nippy’ !

Anyway, on to the news – The winner of the last ONLINE Hostess Code is :

Donna Walker

Congratulations Donna, I hope you have fun with all your winning products – yay !!!

The Hostess Code for this month is :


What is the Hostess Code ?  The Hostess Code is a way of earning lots and lots of FREE products, just for ordering online.  One lucky person each month, will earn all the hostess benefits for the month – this could be anything from £25 up to £120+ !  Just for placing your order online !  The value of the hostess pounds increases every time someone places an order online.

The Hostess Code is for ONLINE orders only.  When you place your order via my online shop, you will see a little box asking for the hostess code.  Place your code into the box and complete your order.  

What can I use it for ?  If you are the winner, you can use your hostess pounds to spend on any merchandise that you want from the current catalogues.

Where do I place my ONLINE order ? – HERE

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Yesterday, it was our Rochdale Crop day.  I had a really productive day, and managed to finish off team swaps for Convention, which is creeping up too quickly for my liking …

As well as also managing to squeeze in a couple of ‘secret’ projects (details at a later date), I also had some time to have a play.  One of my teamies Julie Smith whose blog is HERE, also took up the challenge, and this is what we came up with - cute little angels using the NEW SU! Bow Die.   Well, Julie’s angel looks amazing – my angel looks like its a no-neck !!!!!!!!! ha ha ha ha ha !

Not only is this bow die incredible for adding bows to cards, scrapbook layouts and packing .. its fantastic for making angels !  (Item No 129977)

Angels bow die

As always, if you have any questions or queries, please do not hesitate to contact me at or call/text me on 07747 465186.

Don’t forget – the NEW Demonstrator Starter Kit is only £25 as from tomorrow.

Catch you soon – Cal xxxxxxx

Friday, 4 October 2013

Join the Fun–become a Demonstrator !

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From Monday October 7th until Monday October 21 2014, Stampin’ Up! is continuing it’s 25th Anniversary Celebrations with the Best Starter Kit Special yet.  £25.00
  • The £25.00 kit includes up to £26.95 of your choice of Stampin’ Up! products (value must be more than £25. but not more than £26.95 ), a business starter kit including annual and holiday catalogues, and it is all posted for FREE. Stampin’ Up’s regular £99 Starter Kit will not be available for purchase during this two-week period.
  • You SAVE with your 20% discount on every Demonstrator order you place
  • You SAVE more with your 30% discount  on your first Demonstrator order of £150 or higher (before postage), and the order must be placed within the first 45 days.  So if you hold a workshop that reaches £150, your instant income is £25 - so you have already covered the cost of your starter kit !!!
  • People who join in this period will also be able to claim a First Workshop Perk - if they place a workshop order of £150 or more in their first 30 days they will be able to claim any stamp set of any value from the annual catalogue in December. This is to encourage you to get a strong start in your business.
  • You will have full Demonstrator privileges until April 30 2014 with no obligation to purchase anything further, so it’s a great opportunity to test the waters, and you can drop at anytime with no penalty.
  • If you reach £300 in orders by March 31 2014, that will renew you for an additional quarter until June 30 2014.
  • Purchase the kit for yourself and become part of the fun as a hobby demonstrator, or, start sharing Stampin’ Up! with your friends and earn a little extra money.
  • Attend Convention and other fun Stampin Up events, belong to the “Stampin Connection” online Community with access to tons of exclusive creative ideas.
  • Purchase your £25.00 kit through me and become part of our ‘He[art]s family’ and have access to our Exclusive Facebook page, where we share ideas and cheer each other on.  We are spread across the country so this is a great way to stay connected.
E-mail me if you have questions, I would love to have you join our team, hobby demos are always welcome in our group.

If you are already interested, then please click HERE to sign up !

I look forward to you joining the team !  Cal xxx

Wednesday, 2 October 2013

It’s the Single Life for Me …

Well, single stamps that is !   I am just lovin’ this new range of Christmas single stamps from Stampin Up!

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There’s something for everyone in this collection, and I have used two of the stamps on the card below.


Don’t forgets …..

1)  Don’t forget to keep your eye out on my blog on the 7th October, for the amazing £25 starter kit offer.  Sign up to become a Demonstrator, and join my amazing team, for just £25

Join 2

2) Host a party, or place an order for £250, and get an additional £25 in hostess benefits – thats £65 to spend from any of the current catalogues instead of £40 – what an offer !!!!

3) Best of Shelli …. October.  Details are on the right hand side of my blog.  This month sees the Best of Shelli … SAB (sale-a-bration), and is an amazing set of stamps for just £13.95 – see the details on the right hand side …

4) Lastly, don’t forget that you can order ONLINE 24/7, 7 days a week, 52 days of the year, via my ONLINE shop HERE.

Oh, and here’s another FREE MDS journalling card … catch you all tomorrow Smile

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If you would like to place an order, or if you have any questions or queries, then please contact me, as I am more than happy to help you.  Contact me on or call/text me on 07747 465186

Tuesday, 1 October 2013

Wow–October is THE Stampin UP! month

As this year is our 25th Silver Anniversary of Stampin Up! the company has really pulled the rabbit out of the hat this time ….

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For ONLY £25 you will be able to sign up to become a Stampin UP!  Demonstrator !  You can choose £26.95 worth of products, and you will also receive the starter business pack (including 4 catties, DVD, Business forms and postcards).

You will also be able to join my AMAZING friendly team – The ‘He[art]s’ with access to our own Facebook Team page, and 24/7 help and assistance from myself and the team to get you, and your business, up and running !

PLUS !!!!!!!!

You will also be entitled to an extra 10 % discount on your first order of £150 or more when you place your first order within the first 45 days of being a demonstrator !!!  10% discount – thats a total of 30% discount (with your normal commission of 20% plus the extra 10%) !!!!!!!!!

PLUS !!!!!!!!! 

Registration for Convention is still open, so you will be entitled to sign up and attend Smile  Whoop whoop !

PLUS !!!!!!!!!!

Wait, there’s more—you will also get two FREE months of Demonstrator Business Web Services (DBWS)!

This offer runs for two weeks from the 7th October until the 21st October.

Contact me without delay, if you are interested in receiving more details, OR if you have made up your mind, then go to the link HERE to sign up (only from the 7th October until the 21st October).

My contact details are, or call/text me on 07747 465186


Party event

Offer: Get £25 in extra hostess credit when you have a qualifying party. If your party, or order reaches £250 in sales (catalogue price before shipping and handling), then on top of the usual £40 hostess benefits, you will receive an additional £25 to spend – so that’s £65 to spend on merchandise of your choice !!!!

Dates: 1-31 October, 2013

The Fine Print:

  • All order types qualify for this promotion
  • Hostesses may use their additional hostess credit on any current catalogue merchandise. 
  • Orders larger than the qualifying amount are not eligible for additional hostess credit.

Your Next Steps:

Contact me to either book your party or to place your qualifying order !

My contact details are, or call/text me on 07747 465186

Wow – how fab are these offers ?!?!?!?

Chat soon – Cal xxxxxxxxxx


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