And the winner is…

Ramona!  

Congratulations!  And thank you for everyone who makes comments on my blog!

Ramona is one of my downline.  It’s exciting to watch her try different ideas to make her business grow!  She recently started a blog, Stampin’ in the Maui Heights!  Please go visit & leave her a comment!!

Ramona, you’ll be receiving this cute card…

Card directions:

  • Card base:  Crushed Curry:  4 1/4 X 11, score at 5 1/2
  • Pick A Pattern DSP:  2 3/4 X 4
  • Basic Black:  3 X 4

Then I just used Layering Circles Framelits & Number of Years to come up with the rest.  MORE DETAILS HERE

Last week we had a fun meeting with the Maui Stampers Group.  Anne Matasci, my upline, presented me with this pretty lei to congratulate me for earning the Alaska Trip!  She’s been my cheerleader the whole time and I really appreciate her encouragement, tips, and friendship.  Anne, you’re the best!

I’d be remiss if I didn’t pause to thank all of my customers for your support in helping me earn this fun trip!!  Couldn’t have done it without you- that’s for sure!!  Thank you so much!  Most of you are as addicted to stamping as I am!!  I really don’t have to sell anything- you guys are so easy!  Ha!  I’ve made life long friends through stamping!

Hope you’re all having a great weekend!  I have my August Cards, Etc. Class today & Monday.  If you’re unable to attend, but would like the set of cards, please send me a message this weekend!

Thanks for stopping by…  Hope you’re doing a little stampin’ this weekend!

Wild About Pieces & Patterns!

1st Birthdays are BIG in Hawaii!!  The family throws a baby luau and hundreds of people normally attend.  Great music & tons of local food!

So I’ve had a few requests for a 1 year old Birthday card.  Pick a Pattern Designer Series Paper is so cute and goes with Pieces & Patterns Stamp Set.  I’ve paired it with Number of Years & coordinating Large Numbers Framelits to make this cute card.

Isn’t that fun?!!  Here’s the inside:

I’d love to hear your comments!  One of the lucky “commenters” will receive this cute card in the mail from me!

This will be one of the cards we’ll be making in my August Cards, Etc. classes.  2 dates to choose from:

  • Saturday, August 26th at 2 pm or
  • Monday, August 28th at 10 am

RSVP ASAP to hold your spot in class!  Space is limited so hurry!

Thanks for stopping by & don’t forget to leave your comments below!

Have a great day!

 

A Woman on a Mission

I’m so proud to be friends with Janna Hoehn, a woman from Wailea who is on a quest to find photos of every soldier who fell in Vietnam.  So far she’s been featured in over 100 newspaper stories, and has found more than 1,400 photos of service members who lost their lives.

Last time I flew to Oahu, I was surprised to see an article about Janna in the Hawaiian Airlines Magazine, Hana Hou!  Her dedication and perseverance is very inspiring to me!

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So I made Janna a special card!

Star Card in a Box Create With Cheryl

Here’s my patriotic Card in a Box for Janna.  She received it yesterday & said it made her day!

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Click here to see more Card in a Boxes!!

Card in a Box…Part 2

Yesterday I showed you the Bear in a Box we’ll be making at class this month.  You’ll have another option if you want to make an elegant Birthday Card in a Box.

Elegant Birthday Box

I just love the “85” and the sentiments!  There are so many ways you can personalize this card to make it your own.

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I’ll be having a class on President’s Day, February 15th at 9am at my house in Haiku and another class on Sunday, February 28th at 1pm to make a Card in a Box.

You can either make the Bear Box that I showed you yesterday or this pretty flower one.  Let me know if you’d like to join us!

Class will be $15 or FREE with your $40 order that day.  RSVP to save your spot in class!

January Card Class

January Card Class will be this Tuesday, January 26th at 3:30 pm and also Saturday, January 30th at 2 pm.

We’ll make 4 cards with matching envelopes.  Here’s one we’ll be making:

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  • Stamp Sets:  Number of Years, Honeycomb Happiness, Hello
  • Paper:  Soft Suede (2 1/4 X 3 1/2), Whisper White (2 1/8 X 3 3/8), Birthday Bouquet DSP (4 X 5 1/4)
  • Ink:  Soft Suede, Blushing Bride, Mint Macaron
  • Accessories:  Large Numbers Framelits Dies, Honeycomb Embellishments

Found the idea for this cute card from Angela McKay.

We’ll also make a Valentine Card and 2 others.

1194 W. Kuiaha Road, Haiku

Cost is $10 or FREE if you place a $20 order that day.

Please RSVP!  Hope you can join us!

 

 

Brand New Journal for 2016!

createwithcheryl 2016 journal

I made this brand new journal last week & hope to use it all year.  My friend & upline, Anne, came over & we crafted & brainstormed.  My word for this year is FOCUS.  I tend to overschedule myself and get stressed out.  I’m hoping I can FOCUS on the thing I’m doing, or on the person I’m with.

I’m mainly thinking about my mom.  She lives in my cottage & has recently stopped driving.  So that means she depends on me a  lot.  Sometimes trips into town with her take a long time & I’m impatiently thinking of all the other things I need to be doing.  I’ll bet a lot of you would love to have this problem & have your  mom with you!  I’m so fortunate to have my mom close by!

Be present.  Or be a present to the person I’m with.

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Don’t you LOVE those letters?!!  They’re in the new catalog!!  There’s a stamp set & Framelit Bundle (save 15%) and it’s just in time for Sale-a-Bration!

Stock up on these journals now!  They’re in the Clearance Rack on sale for just $4.39!  That’s over 50% off!

Retro Fresh This and That JournalThis and That Documented Journal

In his heart a man plans his course, but the Lord determines his steps.  Proverbs 16:9