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Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Cup of cheer hand-stamped class

I'm sending you a cup of cheer on this National Coffee Day!  Using the new Cup of Cheer stamp set to create this golden hand-stamped card.  Create and connect with me at fun coffee, cards and connecting on Monday Mornings at Ragamuffin Roasters and at my home studio classes with our fun coffee bar!
Create this cup of cheer hand-crafted card with:
Cup of Cheer stamp set (wood 139762/clear 139765)
Whisper White card stock (100730)
Basic Black card stock (121045)
Winter Wonderland Specialty Designer Series Paper (139588)
Black Archival ink pad (140931)
Metallic Foil Doilies (138392)
Gold 5/8" Satin Ribbon (134547)

**  SHOP 24/7 with me while Earning BONUS Frequent Buyer Points!!   If you enjoy this project and want to have some fun crafting with me, CLICK HERE and RSVP ASAP for my Upcoming Classes!!  Most classes are FREE with a qualified purchase!!

BOOK Your OWN Private Class that will Highlight the card styles or techniques you are interested in!  With my designing cards for YOU,Book a FUN Gathering of family and friends to create!  From fun Holiday Cards to Celebrations... YOU will earn ALL of the Hostess Benefits on ALL of the Purchases - perfect for stocking up to make cards all year long!! 
With the Fall Season, it's fun to incorporate this new Winter Wonderland Specialty Designer Series Paper.  With a pretty high shine and gold accents in pine cones it's perfect for this season.  Accented with the Gold Doilies from the Metallic Foil Doily collection and the Gold Satin Ribbon.  Create a seamless look when you slit the score line and thread the ribbon through.  It will allow for a rich wrapped look.  It's extra rich.. just like a good cup of coffee.
Stamping this cute cup is a sure fire way to deliver warmth and smiles.  The Archival Black Ink Pad is simply wonderful.  Crisp hand-stamped images are easy to create.  Stamped on Whisper White card stock and framed with a Basic Black card stock for a sharp look.  
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You can't exactly send a cup of coffee in the mail.  Giving a fun card like this (which is ideal for a gift card if you feel inclined) is a great way to deliver some warm smiles.  With rich accents of gold, sharp black and white.. it is on-trend and an elegant hand-stamped card.  Join me in sending cheer into the world, wrapped up in a pretty hand-crafted card.

Monday, September 28, 2015

Oh the web we weave hand-stamped card

I'm a vintage girl.  I love lace.  When the new Spider Web Doilies came out I became a little giddy.  So join me in a nod to a Victorian era, where beauty was seen in lovely lace.  Created for a recent class, Join Us at the many fun card making and crafting classes  coming up!
Create this lacy web card with:
Very Vanilla card stock (101650)
Basic Black card stock (121045)
Happy Haunting Designer Series Paper (139584)
Spider Web Doilies (139622)
Fine Tip Glue Pen (138309)

**  SHOP 24/7 with me while Earning BONUS Frequent Buyer Points!!   If you enjoy this project and want to have some fun crafting with me, CLICK HERE and RSVP ASAP for my Upcoming Classes!!  Most classes are FREE with a qualified purchase!!

BOOK Your OWN Private Class that will Highlight the card styles or techniques you are interested in!  With my designing cards for YOU,Book a FUN Gathering of family and friends to create!  From fun Holiday Cards to Celebrations... YOU will earn ALL of the Hostess Benefits on ALL of the Purchases - perfect for stocking up to make cards all year long!! 
The cool *Happy Haunting Designer Series Paper is a great collection.  Neutral enough to use for those who, like me, may not do much for Halloween.  Pretty enough to use in a multitude of ways.  Here the spider sheet is perfect for this Halloween card!  *This Designer Series Paper is ideal for any Spider Man birthdays that may come your way, too.

I actually like spiders.  My poor mom, she hates them with a fierce passion.  I came home one day with a pet tarantula.  No words.  Now a days, I have many a pet.. none have more than 4 legs, lol.  I even commiserate with my mom.. as I've been blessed with kids who are just like I was.
The original weavers of lace... spider webs can be so simply stunning.  Here the fun layered look of web on web is cool and stylish.  Adhere the Spider Web Doilies with the new Fine-Tip Glue Pen to hold these lovely lacy parts securely.  Tied together when it's framed by the Basic Black card stock.. this is a simple but elegant hand-crafted card.
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Our recent class had a blast with this collection of paper and doily.  We made different versions and they all rocked!  Taking the lovely and surprisingly strong doily and cutting it apart creates cool accents and looks.  Look at it in a new way and have fun with what you create!!  Thanks for coming by.. we had a blast stamping the FaBOOlous sentiment from the Six Sayings Hostess stamp set on the inside.  It is, FaBOOlous, isn't it.

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Happy Halloween Charlie Brown

I know when the holiday season hits.. I can't wait to share the Charlie Brown movies with my kids!  I'm a big Snoopy fan.  Halloween is all about The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown.  This is a fun punch-art hand-stamped card that is a nod to the great man, Charlie Brown, and all of the memories he and his crew has brought me (and now my children).
Create this cute punch-art pumpkin card with:
And Many More stamp set (wood 134273/clear 134276)
Tangerine Tango card stock (111349)
Old Olive card stock (100702)
Happy Haunting Designer Series Paper (139584)
Black Glimmer Paper (139605)
Black Archival ink pad (140931)
Itty Bitty Accents Punch Pack (133787)
Large Oval Punch (119855)
Stampin' Dimensional adhesive (104430)

**  SHOP 24/7 with me while Earning BONUS Frequent Buyer Points!!   If you enjoy this project and want to have some fun crafting with me, CLICK HERE and RSVP ASAP for my Upcoming Classes!!  Most classes are FREE with a qualified purchase!!

BOOK Your OWN Private Class that will Highlight the card styles or techniques you are interested in!  With my designing cards for YOU,Book a FUN Gathering of family and friends to create!  From fun Holiday Cards to Celebrations... YOU will earn ALL of the Hostess Benefits on ALL of the Purchases - perfect for stocking up to make cards all year long!! 
Create a fun and cute Punch-Art Pumpkin using your Large Oval Punch!  Super easy, too.  Punch three ovals from the Tangerine Tango card stock.  Adhere a flower from the Itty Bitty Accents Punch Pack flower punch and the Old Olive card stock behind one of the ovals.  Create depth using Stampin' Dimensional adhesive on the center punched oval for a cute pumpkin look. 
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Did you know that Charlie Brown will be 45 years old on October 11th?  YES!!  I think this is a perfectly good reason to throw a fun party - lol.
These are the new and super fun papers from the Holiday Catalog!!  I adore (and may stock pile) the Black Glimmer Paper, it is simply divine!  Cut into 1/2" strips and frame the star filled Happy Haunting Designer Series Paper for a fun twilight night look.
I adore our Holiday Catalog - check it out!  Draw up a big Wish List and shop 24/7 with me or take the BEST Deal with our Kit when you join our Gettin' Crafty Stampin' Team!
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Create a fun Halloween hand-crafted card with a simple sparkling evening.  Tonight is the Super Blood Moon and I can't wait to go outside and watch this oddity.  This fun card was created at a recent class.  Join Us in creating and sending cheer, wrapped up in a hand-stamped card!  If YOU chose to celebrate Charlie Brown's birthday - let me know!

Thursday, September 24, 2015

What a week

With technology issues over the past couple of weeks and a busy week prepping for the MEGA Holiday Card Class on Saturday I'm posting some tutorials tomorrow. (Thank you for your patience!!). Don't forget that tomorrow is the LAST day to register for this awesome class on Saturday - RSVP

Here is how I snagged a pick me up today. Join me on Monday mornings (8:30am-10:00am) at Ragamuffin Roasters in Newbury Park for fun, casual card making and connecting!! 

Seriously, I am blessed to enjoy this Vanilla Latte but their Afrogatto is amazing.. oh and their Gluten Free baked goodies are to die for!!  I needed the connection with this amazing staff and the caffeine!

24 Hours Left

Last Day to RSVP for the
Holiday Card Making MEGA Class!!

Join me for this awesome card class at my first MEGA Quarterly Event!

With 16 Different and Stunning hand-stamped cards, Door Prizes, Raffle Items, EVERYONE will walk away a winner!  

Contact Me DIRECTLY to RSVP... 
I understand some challenges occurred in registering... so you can 
Call or Text me at (805)300-3679
or Email Me at Jamie@GettinCraftyStampin.com

24 Hours to RSVP - so Join Us NOW and Secure YOUR Spot!!

Monday, September 21, 2015

Mega Holiday Card Making Class

HURRY and RSVP Now to secure YOUR Spot!!  Join Us in creating 16 stunning hand-stamped cards to deliver smiles this Holiday Season!  This MEGA Holiday Card Class will RAFFLE OFF over $500 in crafting including a Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine.

Here it is.... a Sneak Peak of Eight of the 16 WOW Holiday Cards coming up at the 16 Holiday Card MEGA Class on Sept 26th (from 12-4pm).  YOU will score Door Prizes (great embellishments of Metallic Foil Doilies and Vanilla Satin Ribbon!!) and creating 16 Different WOW cards to use this Holiday Season!
Join My Gettin' Crafty Stampin' Quarterly Escape down the crafting hole..

The Card Making Holiday WONDERLAND
at the Goebel Center, Thousand Oaks  12-4pm

16 Different, Beautiful and Unique Holiday Cards in One AFTERNOON 
- $45  and $10 OFF a $35 or above order!   
BONUS Raffle Ticket to ALL Who Order this day!


~ This Amazing Class will include YOUR OWN Satin Ribbon and Foil Doilies!!  ~ 

WIN A BIG-SHOT Die-Cutting Machine!!!!!  
Amazing Raffles, Door Prizes, Creative FUN and Snacks!  Raffle Ticket for ALL Who Come, Purchase MORE and WIN These Amazing Raffle Items!!

~  Wear something Alice in WONDERLAND inspired and Recieve a BONUS Raffle Ticket!!~ 

OVER $500 in Raffle Items this day!!



RSVP for this To-Go Option Here:

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Thankful hand stamped card

I am blessed by so many... so thankful for all that!!  I created this card for a dear friend who I met thanks to my Gettin' Crafty Stampin' business!!  Creating this hand-stamped card was ideal for my dear friend and I gave it to her at our recent luncheon where we connect and support one another.  Show people who YOU Connect, Support or return the favor with a beautiful hand-stamped card.  Join Us at upcoming classes when you Click Here (On-Line /To-Go or In-Person!!).
Create this Thankful card with:
*Vintage Leaves stamp set (photopolymer 138802)
Six Sayings HOSTESS Stamp set (wood 139849/clear 139852)
Cajun Craze card stock (19684)
Very Vanilla card stock (101650)
Into the Woods Designer Series Paper (139586)
Early Espresso ink pad (126974)
Neutrals Stampin' Write Markers (131261)
Regals Stampin' Write Markers (131262)
Metallic Foil Doilies (138392)
Gold Basic Metal Buttons (133673)
Banner Triple punch (138292)
*Leaflets Framelits (138283)
Big Shot Magnetic Platform (130658)
Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (113429)

*Bundle and SAVE 15% on the Vintage Leaves stamp set and Leaflets Framelits (140253)

**  SHOP 24/7 with me while Earning BONUS Frequent Buyer Points!!   If you enjoy this project and want to have some fun crafting with me, CLICK HERE and RSVP ASAP for my Upcoming Classes!!  Most classes are FREE with a qualified purchase!!

BOOK Your OWN Private Class that will Highlight the card styles or techniques you are interested in!  With my designing cards for YOU,Book a FUN Gathering of family and friends to create!  From fun Holiday Cards to Celebrations... YOU will earn ALL of the Hostess Benefits on ALL of the Purchases - perfect for stocking up to make cards all year long!! 
This card was created with an extra die-cut Leaf from the Vintage Leaves and Bonus Autumn Wreath class.  I love how the stamped image on the pretty patterned Into the Woods Designer Series Paper.  Die-Cut using the Leaflets Framelits on the Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine for an easy and pretty leaf.

Using the Triple Banner punch to create this side banner.  Accented with our Gold Basic Metallic Buttons and this new but stunning Metallic Foil Doilies it's on-trend but still a pretty hand-stamped card. (Join Us Sept 26th - everyone coming recieves a door prize of these great Metallic Foil Doilies and Very Vanilla Satin Ribbon at the MEGA Card Making Event!!)
I have a good friend who sells Uppercase Living.  I created this card using our Stampin' Write Markers in Early Espresso and the Cajun Craze to highlight her UL as is her company logo! HERE as some of the women I've been blessed to meet and become friends with joined to connect, laugh and support one another I realized this is one of the best perks to my business!!  Friendships, creating, connecting.. blessings.
A fun folded 3D accent this leaf really looks so pretty on this hand-crafted card.
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Show how you are thankful with a hand-stamped card!  Giving a hand-made card is a great way to go an extra step in delivering some cheer, gratitude, support or join in celebrating life with others.  I hope that YOU know that I'm thankful for YOUR Support!  Happy Stamping Blessings.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Precision Cutting Base Plate

Happy Tool Tip Tuesday!  I love this new Precision Base Plate - ideal for cutting thinlits that have ornate lines.  From our word thinlits to our new Ornaments to the Butterflies.. it's a great addition to your Big Shot use!!

Precision Base Plate  139684


**  SHOP 24/7 with me while Earning BONUS Frequent Buyer Points!!   If you enjoy this project and want to have some fun crafting with me, CLICK HERE and RSVP ASAP for my Upcoming Classes!!  Most classes are FREE with a qualified purchase!!

BOOK Your OWN Private Class that will Highlight the card styles or techniques you are interested in!  With my designing cards for YOU,Book a FUN Gathering of family and friends to create!  From fun Holiday Cards to Celebrations... YOU will earn ALL of the Hostess Benefits on ALL of the Purchases - perfect for stocking up to make cards all year long!! 



See this Video Tutorial  on this new Precision Cutting Base:


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Tips for Using the Precision Base Plate
If you like detailed die cuts, you're going to love our new Precision Base Plate (item 139684) from this year's holiday catalog. The steel plate gives you extra-fine cuts with minimal effort and makes you look like a paper crafting pro! 


To preserve your cutting pad and produce optimal results, please use the Precision Base Plate with the Multipurpose Platform, not the Magnetic Platform. The manufacturer also recommends that you (1) flip your cutting pad and use the opposite side after every use; and (2) avoid cutting in the exact same place every time, especially when using the same die repeatedly.




We hope you'll have fun with this great new product!

Monday, September 14, 2015

Holiday Wonderland Sneak Peak

Here it is.... a Sneak Peak of Four of the 16 WOW Holiday Cards coming up at the 16 Holiday Card MEGA Class on Sept 26th (from 12-4pm).  YOU will score Door Prizes (great embellishments of Metallic Foil Doilies and Vanilla Satin Ribbon!!) and creating 16 Different WOW cards to use this Holiday Season!
Join My Gettin' Crafty Stampin' Quarterly Escape down the crafting hole..

The Card Making Holiday WONDERLAND
at the Goebel Center, Thousand Oaks  12-4pm

16 Different, Beautiful and Unique Holiday Cards in One AFTERNOON 
- $45  and $10 OFF a $35 or above order!   
BONUS Raffle Ticket to ALL Who Order this day!

~ This Amazing Class will include YOUR OWN Satin Ribbon and Foil Doilies!!  ~ 
WIN A BIG-SHOT Die-Cutting Machine!!!!!  
Amazing Raffles, Door Prizes, Creative FUN and Snacks!  Raffle Ticket for ALL Who Come, Purchase MORE and WIN These Amazing Raffle Items!!

~  Wear something Alice in WONDERLAND inspired and Recieve a BONUS Raffle Ticket!!~ 

OVER $500 in Raffle Items this day!!


On-Line To-Go 16 Holiday Card MEGA Class RSVP

Wreath Fun

I love that Fall is Here (or almost)!!  We had a BLAST Creating fun hand-crafted wreaths that will welcome in our family, friends and Autumn!!  Here are a couple of pictures from this FUN Class!!  Join Us at our many fun Upcoming Card Making and Paper Crafting classes waiting for YOU!!
Seriously - can Mia be ANY CUTER??  
Create these wreaths with:
Vintage Leaves BUNDLE Stamp Set and Coordinating Leaflets Framelits (140235)
Tangelo Twist card stock (133677)
Into the Woods Designer Series Paper (139586)
English Garden Designer Series Paper (138440)
Early Espresso ink pad (126974)
Burlap Ribbon (132140)

**  SHOP 24/7 with me while Earning BONUS Frequent Buyer Points!!   If you enjoy this project and want to have some fun crafting with me, CLICK HERE and RSVP ASAP for my Upcoming Classes!!  Most classes are FREE with a qualified purchase!!

BOOK Your OWN Private Class that will Highlight the card styles or techniques you are interested in!  With my designing cards for YOU,Book a FUN Gathering of family and friends to create!  From fun Holiday Cards to Celebrations... YOU will earn ALL of the Hostess Benefits on ALL of the Purchases - perfect for stocking up to make cards all year long!! 
I LOVE the ease and FUN we had in creating custom Autumn themed hand-stamped wreaths!!  The Vintage Leaves stamp set and coordinating Leaflets Framelits make for a great BUNDLE - saving 15% and delivering WOW results!  I love the Into the Woods Designer Series Paper here.

BOOK A Private Class In-Person or On-Line* (*we can offer a On-Line Facebook group tutorial on these with the kits delivered to you in-person!!).  Create this beautiful wreath and do it with your friends and family!
Here Melanie had a blast using the English Garden Designer Series Paper for fun results!!  Her son is enamored with Bumble Bees and this fun floral paper wouldn't be one's first choice in an Autumn Wreath but the results are PERFECT!!  
The Burlap Ribbon is the perfect touch to these hand-crafted wreaths.  
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This is the fun wreath hanging on my front door.  Using the Into the Woods Designer Series Paper I love that using the same paper results in different but both beautiful results!  BOOK YOUR OWN Wreath Private Class with ME and let's have a blast creating with your family and friends while YOU Score a BONUS Hostess Shopping Spree!!

What Others are SAYING about Gettin' Crafty Stampin'...

Jamie is so passionate and creative about making cards - and wants everyone else to join her in the fun! She is so encouraging and positive in her attitude, helping me along when I get frustrated - and then rejoicing with me at the finished product! I love going to her classes to get new ideas, learn techniques, and have loads of fun in the process. ~ Christine C.

Jamie has wicked awesome classes! If you don’t like a particular stamp or paper/ink color Jamie wants you to change it to suit your style! I did my sister-in-law’s entire bridal shower from invitations/thank you cards, party favors to decorations, it was quaint and whimsical! Everyone ooh’d and ahh’d! I’ve had lots of special requests for classes and Jamie delivers; she always has tasty treats and flavored coffees too ~Ashley W.

I have been attending Jamie's classes for over a year. Her ideas for cards are fresh and fun. She always tries to have several different styles of cards available, so everyone gets to make cards that fit their personal style. The techniques she shows each class can be used in many different applications. She is very patient teacher when instructing class members on how to use the Stampin Up products. ~ Carol D.

If I looked up the word sparkle in the dictionary, I would find Jamie Albanese picture there. I have had the sweet blessing of knowing Jamie and her family for over 5 years now. Every time I am with her I feel loved and inspired. When I am in one of her classes I feel my creative juices flow, as she encourages me to go outside my comfort zone. Jamie helped our girl scout troop make cards for a soldier who needed some encouragement!!! For any of you who have not been in one of Jamie's classes, please don't let another day slip by. She is a beautiful friend and she will become yours too. ~ Blessings, Karen:-)

Jamie has a great eye for style and flair, and it shows in her work. Yet she can pick up on your own individual style and makes great recommendations. I love that she is always flexible for last-minute decision maker mommies like me! So much fun to host craft events with your friends and family - that personal touch always means so much. ~ Adonna

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