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Monday, December 11, 2017

Today



Don't forget!! Today (Monday, Dec 11th!) is 

FREE SHIPPING!! 

I also will NOT (sadly) be on our Facebook Live tonight. Soooo... 

~ Shop with me Online and Use this Hostess Code 99EH7RGE @ Check Out ~ I'll send you a gift and handmade cards!! www.GettingCrafty.net

~ Score and Save!! See the Retiring Sale Items, Clearance, Bundles and SAVE 10% With FREE SHIPPING (today only!!)

~ Check In! ~ Check In on my Facebook.com/GettingCrafty.net for a Video Tutorial TONIGHT to make up for missing you... 

~ Please Like, Share and Tag your friends and family... your support is a blessing!! 

~ Join us NEXT Monday @ 7:30pm PST for WOW Crafting

~ Join Us THIS SATURDAY for Santa's Workshop crafting class with Gift Wrap, Gifts and more!

~ Create and Escape... a fun Kids Camp on Thursday Dec 28th... and our New Years Eve Eve One Day Retreat on Dec 30th!! 

www.GettingCrafty.net


Saturday, December 9, 2017

Crafting Spree, Shopping Spree, Squeee!


It has happened.. and YOU are welcome to jump into one of the Open Spots!!  Our Exclusive Getting Crafty Club has In~Person and Virtual Openings!!

I'd love to Invite YOU To Join US!
Try it out THIS Sunday at our 2:30pm class.
$15 or FREE when You JOIN Club and Place Your First Club Order.
What is the Getting Crafty Club? 
    •  Would you like an easy way to plan that Once-a-Month Girl's get away?
    • Would you and your crafting (or wish to be crafty) friends like to enjoy the benefits of hostessing a Stampin' Up!® workshop but you’re too busy or don’t want to clean your own house?
    • Would you LOVE to get more stamps without spending a lot of money?
    • Would you like to hostess a workshop, but don’t want to clean your own house?
    • Would YOU Like to Learn Fun and WOW Techniques - taking your crafting up a level or three?!?!
    What if I could promise you and your closest crafting friend's hostess benefits, an hour of laughter and fun every month, and a budget plan designed to help even the most ‘Strapped-for Cash’ stamper?
    Here’s how it works…
    The Club, a group of 10 ladies, meets every month for a minimum of 10 months (Second weekend of each month).  Each club member commits to a minimum order of $15 each month (Of course, you can order as much as you want.)  You all take turns being the hostess.  With 10 club members ordering $15, you are guaranteed at least a $150 "party" which gives the hostess of the month $20 in free product to pick out! 
    Technique Series:  We learn a fun and wow technique with each class.

    Exclusive Facebook Group:  The Getting Crafty Club is added to an Exclusive Facebook Group - each technique we do (in most cases) has TWO Versions created.  I provide a LIVE Tutorial on each technique exclusive to this group.  YOU score these as members of the club - a bonus area to go back to (as many times as you'd like).

    Virtual Option:  Order On~Line with the Hostess Code and YOU Will Score the Exclusive Virtual Tutorials.  Hostess Month YOU score the $20 Hostess Benefits Shopping Month will be yours and shipped to you after the club is closed out and orders received.  
    Bring a Friend!
    When YOU and Your Friend Join Us at our Getting Crafty Club You BOTH Pick 4 handmade cards from the card rack.
    When You (and/or your friend) JOIN the Getting Crafty Club You Pick A Prize from the basket!

    THIS Month work with the NEW Brusho Coloring Crystals - so fabulous, so much color and with the new Petal Palette stamp set (both available in January).. you will WOW with these projects!

    Thursday, December 7, 2017

    Navy Skies Christmas Card

    I adore color.. add in shimmer, gold and pretty paper to create a card that I just adore!  If YOU love the luxury and ease of using our gold foil sheets, pretty papers, Stampin' Blends and ribbons.. you'll love this card.  Created at our recent Facebook.com/GettingCrafty.net LIVE we do.. this was the first LIVE I do for my Getting Crafty Family.  
    Product List

    **  SHOP 24/7 with me.  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 creating along side of my Getting Crafty Family and my Crafting Friends.. 
    ~  Stamp this tag from the Merry Little Labels stamp set on Shimmer White card stock with our Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad.
    ~  Using the Stampin' Blends* 
    TOOL Tip:  *Make sure to have something UNDER your project as you craft and color using these Alcohol Markers - they can bleed through.
    ~  I like to color with the Lightest of the Blends color combos first.. adding the darker color.  Starting with the Daffodil Delight inks, going into the Pool Party and then the Night of Navy Blends.  Using the Light to blend the light and dark colors.
    ~  Punch with the coordinating Everyday Label Punch.
    ~  Adhere the 4" square of Gold Foil Sheet to the Night of Navy card stock (scored at 5-1/5" and cut at 4-1/4") with Fast Fuse adhesive.
    ~  Adhere the Merry Music Specialty Designer Series Paper in 3-3/4" square to this.
    ~  Apply the Gold Snowflake Die Cuts to the center with the Fast Fuse.
    ~  Adhere the Punched tag to the card front with Stampin' Dimensional adhesive.
    ~  Add the bow tied in the 1/8" Gold Ribbon to this with a Glue Dot.

    Created in the Facebook LIVE for our Getting Crafty Family exclusive group... 

    TWO Lives... did you know that every Monday I create in TWO Lives??  It's so much fun to see what one stamp set can do.... 
    and with my Getting Crafty Family they score:
    ~  An amazing discount
    ~  Free crafting supplies
    ~  A Crafting Family
    ~  Exclusive Facebook Group
    ~  Exclusive BONUS Crafting LIVES each week
    ~  Challenges, Support and Tons of FUN!
    My Getting Crafty Family enjoys the videos these lives keep in our group.. if you want to see the videos on our Facebook.com/GettingCrafty.net just click the Video tab to see the weekly lives.. I use one stamp set to create two lives... I hope you enjoy!  See my YouTube Channel for a large variety of video tutorials waiting for you!
    What do you think??  Please Share Me and This with a Pin, Email, Facebook post, Tweet.. and Join Me with a follow on these avenues like Pinterest and YouTubeInstagram, LinkedIn and Foursquare! Get even MORE Gettin' Crafty Stampin' with our Exclusive Mailing List and it's many rewards!! 

    Create with Color and Elegance - so easily!  I love how much fun it is to create together and with color and gold - bliss!  Have YOU Played with our Stampin' Blends Alcohol Markers?  I adore them!  They come in solo or order the full coordinating color pair combos.  Our New Years Eve Eve One Day Retreat will have the FULL Collection in the Raffles/Bingo Prizes!  Join us on Monday's as we Create and Connect over Crafting and Card Making - and at our full line-up of classes.. 

    Tuesday, December 5, 2017

    Hearts Come Home 20 Christmas Card Class

    You are Invited.. Join Us for this 20 handmade card making class.. 
    Last Call for THIS Saturday's 
    ~  20 handmade WOW cards in One Night
    ~  4 Cards, 5 of each
    ~  Bring Your Adhesives* or 
    Buy off of the Adhesive Bar
    ~  All Inclusive (*other than adhesives) card making class 
    ~  Last Christmas Card Class of the Season
    ~  $35 or SAVE $20 with the BUNDLE.. 
    Own these Die-Cuts and coordinating stamp set... 
    ~  Envelopes available to purchase
    ~  Delight and Wow...
    ~  You will have fun while creating and connecting.

    RSVP Here and Pick the Hearts Come Home Class
    December 9th ~ 6:30-9:30pm

    Shine, Sparkle and GLOW (with a Light-Up Card!**)
    ** tea lights not provided

    Don't Miss...
    ~  The Santa's Workshop Gift Cards, Gift Wrap/Custom Gift Bags and Gift Tag class (with a Gift!) on Saturday, December 16th!

    Saturday, December 30th 10am ~ 5pm
    Includes Goody Bag, Lunch, 4 Full Crafting Sessions Bingo/Raffles $300++ with a FULL Stampin' Blends Kit (valued at $125!) and MORE!


    Sparkling Red Poinsettia Christmas Card

    Sparkle makes everything better - doesn't it?!?  With our fabulous Red Glimmer Paper and these great, soon to retire, Quilted Christmas bundle you can create and WOW others with these great cards and NO Waste!  Created as we connected over crafting and card making on our Facebook.com/GettingCrafty.net LIVES each Monday @ 7:30pm PST... Join us and the fun!
    Product List
    **  SHOP 24/7 with me.  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!! 

    Created from the bits left over off of the card we created in an earlier live (I do two each Monday)... This is a nod to my Nanna and the Poinsettia... 

    ~  Die Cut the Red Glimmer Paper with the Quild Builder Dies on the Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (I love using the Magnetic Platform for dies!).
    ~  Lay out on the 3" square of the Merry Little Christmas Designer Series Paper to create this sparkling poinsettia.
    ~  Tie a bow using the red tinsel ribbon.
    ~  Stamp these words from the Quilted Christmas stamp set (Save 10% when you buy the Bundle on these coordinating products!) in Real Red ink on the Whisper White card stock.
    ~  Layer over the 3-1/4" square Old Olive card stock and 3" square Merry Little Christmas pretty Designer Series Paper.

    Created at our fun Lives... I may not do puzzles (Do you??) but I love how this came together!  This is using our Quilt Builder to create a Punch Art type card.. 

    Join the FUN!
    We have a FULL Line-Up of card making classes, in-person and online with our Facebook.com/GettingCrafty.net LIVES and YouTube channel.

    Created at a recent Facebook.com/GettingCrafty.net LIVE this Sparkling Red Poinsettia handmade card is sure to add warmth to your day!
    I hope that you enjoyed this Video Tutorial. Don't forget to Sign Up and Follow my Gettin' Crafty Stampin' YouTube Channel.

    What do you think??  Please Share Me and This with a Pin, Email, Facebook post, Tweet.. and Join Me with a follow on these avenues like Pinterest and YouTubeInstagram, LinkedIn and Foursquare! Get even MORE Gettin' Crafty Stampin' with our Exclusive Mailing List and it's many rewards!! 

    Send some cheer and beuaty that will add sparkle to the day of all who see it.. with this fun glimmer red poinsettia handmade Christmas card.. then join us in-person and online with our fun crafting classes!

    TWO Lives... did you know that every Monday I create in TWO Lives??  It's so much fun to see what one stamp set can do.... 
    and with my Getting Crafty Family they score:
    ~  An amazing discount
    ~  Free crafting supplies
    ~  A Crafting Family
    ~  Exclusive Facebook Group
    ~  Exclusive BONUS Crafting LIVES each week
    ~  Challenges, Support and Tons of FUN!


    For our Soldiers at Christmas time..

    Oh this man!  
    On a recent trip with some of my Getting Crafty Family to our OnStage Leadership event in Salt Lake City, Utah - we met this amazing Veteran at the Las Vegas airport.
    Bob was sitting in a wheel chair as the hustle and bustle of people leaving their plane occured - people bumping into him, dodging him and walking past him... I noticed him as he sat in his wheel chair smiling at everyone.  

    Greeting him was the highlight of the day!  He was so kind - having served in the Army abroad.. he explained that he'd met his wife in Korea, and was waiting for her and his friends to find the airport escort.  He also explained why he was in Las Vegas.

    These stars... he showed me these beautiful star in a clear pack.  He and his friend, along with their wives, give life to old flags.. the make the stars into these carry gifts.  Filled with hope - we watched as his friend approached other veterans in the airport to give them these.

    I explained what we do.. 
    we send care packages to Deployed Troops with handmade cards and gifts.. 

    It was a divine appointment.
    He agreed to send us some to use in our next care package.

    And He Did... over 100 of them with MORE to come for our next shipment to the troops!
    He warmed my heart and gave me hope.  To say that it is beautiful, these stars, their sweet packaging, the beautiful words and how it gives new life to our Old Glory... His heart as he and his friends, along with their wives, giving these to over 53, 000 soldiers and veterans... 
    it's so wonderful.
    Our care packages...
    With the help of our Getting Crafty Family and Getting Crafty Stampers and my children we created these sweet care pacakges.

    We wanted to do a nod to childhood memories....
    With Rice Krispies, Life Savers candies, cocoas, tea, candy canes and so much more...
    along with a handmade card that they can send home to their loved ones...
    and the stars....
    We complied these little acts of love and hope for those who are serving our amazing country.

    God bless our soldiers and their families.. as they serve during these holidays and all year long to provide us a safe and free nation.
    Over 75 handmade Christmas cards 
    (in this shipment)...
    my babies were up early with me to make sure each package had everything they needed and were wrapped up nicely... 
    7 Large Priority Mail Packages were shipped with over 75 care packages.
    Our Soldier Fundraiser event this Summer (100 Heroes for our Heroes) raised the funds to load these care packages and ship them to those serving in scary areas.. 
    When Michelle, who heads up this part of our Getting Crafty Family finished the packages with her daughter.. it was wonderful to see what her daughter's Instagram Post, below, received as a message... 


    When she received this message it warmed our hearts to see that we do make an impact.. it's a small thing we do, items we take for granted and can easily grab with ease but for those serving.. wow.. it's a wonderful way to support those who serve and protect us!

    Join us in January...
    We will be gathering to Send Love to our Soldiers  - sending them Valentine themed care packages.

    Until then - thank you for your support.
    Thank God for our Soldiers and their loved ones.. 
    Merry Christmas from our Getting Crafty Family 


    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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