Welcome to Snowmanlover's Paperie

For those of you new to my site, I retired as a a Stampin' Up Independent Demonstrator
I went back to teaching in a Special Ed Classroom after being home for 20 years and "retired"
My blog is now changing to a WREATH Blog!
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Sunday, January 31, 2010

Customer Appreciation~ Sending Love Designer Paper with Leirad!

OMG!!! This is some serious cardmaking by my sweet friend and customer, Leirad, better known as Cuttlebug_fan on the mb!!
Look at all of these details and how absolutely gorgeous these cards are!
Besides being so talented, Leirad is such a sweetie. She lives locally so I am fortunate to have been able to spend some time with her.
Please check out her blog at:http://leiradcardmakingcorner.blogspot.com/

To order this gorgeous, Sending Love Designer paper from me, please click HERE


Saturday, January 30, 2010

Customer Appreciation~ Sweet Treats by Vickie & Carrie!

You are going to LOVE today! Today I am featuring projects made with the Sweet Treat Cups and the Sweetheart Sweet Treat Cups by two lovely message board members, Vickie and Carrie. Vickie makes tons of projects with these cups for her church youth group. Please check out the darling mailbox she made using these cups. Is this not just the most darling project!!

Vickie is brand new to blogging. I encouraged her to start one. Please welcome her new blog by visiting her at: http://kraftkorner.blogspot.com/

Please be sure to leave Vickie some thoughtful comments!

Isn't this just the custes and most clever card, ever!!! This was made by Carrie better known as Greenbean. She is also the sweet customer that sent me that Snowman book!! Carrie cleverly used the Sweet Treat Cups and this darling card. She made a trap door as well to get the little Tic Tacs out. I just fell in love with this card!!!

Please be sure to leave Carrie some comments about this incredible card!
I sure would love to be the recipient of it!!

To order SWEET TREAT CUPS please click HERE
Click on Products, Shop and then Mini Occasions Catalog and they are in there!

Thank you for stopping by this week! I hope you got some great new ideas and found some fun blogs to visit!!!
If you have any questions or would like to order any of the Stampin' Up products, please send me an email!

Friday, January 29, 2010

Barb's Springy Card Kit! First 6 takers!

By popular demand, I have "built" another card kit! This one is a springy one!
In this "Kit" you will get the following supplies:
6 Sheets of 12x12 double sided Paper from the Designer Series Shades of Spring Pack
(new Mini Occasions Catalog)*
The following 8.5 by 11 Cardstock
4 sheets of Certainly Celery
4 sheets of So Saffron
4 sheets of Pretty in Pink
12 Precut and Pre Scored Cards made from Whisper White
12 Whisper White Envelopes
1 sheet of Stampin' Dimensionals
1 yard of the following 5/8 inch Satin Ribbon:
Pretty in Pink
Chocolate Chip
So Celery
all packed up in a nice clear envelopes
Ideas are not provided, just the materials but as you can see from those that purchased my last kit, there are so many possibilities!!
Think Spring, , Birthday, Get Well, Prom, Easter, Mother's Day!

To order, please email me as I have to assemble these kits.
FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE!! Available to the first 6!!
Does not count towards Club purchases.

Cost is $26 which includes shipping and Pay Pal!

I am on Round Two of this so ACT FAST!

*sheets are cut in half for mailing. So you get 6 sheets of double sided paper cut in half.
Please order by Sunday at NOON!!

Customer Appreciation~Sending Love Specialty Design Paper~Cards by Sheila

Sheila just loves my card kits. Please check out the darling cards she made with Sending Love Specialty Design Paper. She is new to card making but you would never know it. She is a wiz on the {Gypsy} and makes the most gorgeous layouts.
Please take a look at my good friend, Sheila's ( better known as Sassy Lady) Card!
Check out these gorgeous creations with all the pretty details. Sheila is such a busy lady but she got right to work with these pretty papers as soon as she received her order!
She even added a bit of "romance" with the candles. Got to love her!

To check out Sheila's really cool and revised blog please go to: http://shesasassylady.blogspot.com/

Please be sure to leave the Sassy Lady some thoughtful or sassy comments!!

Thank you for stopping by to check out the card kit. Stay tuned tomorrow for some fun Sweet Treat Surprises!!

To order some of this delicious SU paper from me, please click HERE!

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Customer Appreciation~Sending Love Specialty Design Paper~ Cards by Yvette!

Check out these gorgeous cards that my friend, and customer, Yvette has made these gorgeous cards from the card kits I put together! I met Yvette on my scrapbook message board. It ends up that she lives locally and I just adore her. Besides being so sweet and pretty, she is incredibly talented in the card department! (Even though she does not think so!)

She made all of these from the card kit and added the darling felt embellishments that we sell as well. She got her card kit and "went to town"! I saw these on her blog and that is how I came up with the idea to showcase my friend's work.
To check out more of Yvette's "fantabulous" work, just click on her blog at http://scrapntiantx.blogspot.com/ She is an awesome card maker!

To order these pretty Stampin' Up papers, stamps, or felt embellishments
from me, just click HERE!

I am just so in love with this card!!!

This is made with a Hostess Stamp Set!

Please be sure to leave some thoughtful comments for Yvette!!
I love her work!!
Please stay tuned tomorrow for another guest, Sheila, better known as Sassy Lady!

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Customer Appreciation! Sending Love Specialty Designer Paper with Lorrie!

Today is the day to showcase the cards that my customer and great friend, Lorrie made from my Valentine Card Kit!!
Lorrie is my "right hand" man well my left handed lady that can do anything and everything!!
She is just the best buddy a girl can have!
Aren't these cards darling! She just got her card kit and made these darling cards!
To view more of Lorrie's fun and whimsical ideas, check out her blog at
Lorrie is also a wiz at digital scrapping!

To order this gorgeous paper, ribbon, punches and /or birdie punch from me, click HERE!

Isn't this little birdie adorable! I love the way Lorrie put the ribbon around just a bit of it and rounded her card corners.

I "LOVE" this one! So pretty! Love the scallop!

This is my "signature style card". I love the little owl and saying that Lorrie used!
Or course the Scalloped Circle Punch is my favorite thing we have!

What a pretty soft pink touch. I see you used the Pinking Hearts border punch!

Check out this Pinwheel card! Isn't this the most gorgeous card ever!

I am lovin' this Pinwheel Card! Who wouldn't love to get this!!

Please check back tomorrow to see what the very talented, Yvette made with her card kit!
Be sure to leave Lorrie some thoughtful comments on her hard work.
Thanks for being a guest, Lorrie!

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Customer Appreciation Sending Love Specialty SU Designer Paper Guest Cards with Eileen!

HI friends, I created some Valentine Card kits and I just want to show off what some of my customers made with them. The kits were full of designer paper, ribbon, envelopes, adhesive and cardstock. I did not provide
the ideas, only the materials, but I will be showcasing some cards that some of my customers came up with from their "kits"
The following four are made by the VERY talented, Eileen. Check her out http://eiyiyi.blogspot.com
Aren't they gorgeous!!! Thanks for sharing Eileen!!!
This Paper Pack, ribbons etc, can be ordered from my SU site HERE: http://www.snowmanlover.stampinup.net
Check back tomorrow to see Lorrie's creations!

Bonus!! Eileen just sent in some more cards!! As you can see this paper pack can be used for more than just Valentine's!

Check out this darling box!!

Please be sure to leave Eileen some thoughtful comments!

Monday, January 25, 2010

Customer Appreciation~SU Valentine Sweetheart Sweet Treat Cups with Kim

Check this out!! This is what one of my darling customers, Kim, made out of the Sweetheart Sweet Treat Cups!! I just have to show them off! This brings back the nostalgic memory of how Valentines should be!
Kim is just starting out a blog, but I am sure she will delight us with many creations! Check out her blog here: http://www.kreations-by-kim.blogspot.com
Isn't Kim's card darling!

To order these darling cups from me, please click HERE!
Go to Products, Shop Now and then the Occasions Mini Catalog.

To honor Kim, please leave a thoughtful comment here for her!
To do so, just click on the COMMENT button below!

Thank you, Kim, for sharing!!
If you would like to be a "guest" customer, and have something you made from your SU Valentine products, please send me your photos!
Stay tuned this entire week for "Customer Appreciation"!
Come back tomorrow to check out Eileen's (Eiyiyi) creations!

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Stampin' Up Valentine Ideas!

We had a ton of fun at my Valentine Workshop yesterday. Here are the three Valentine Projects we made.
I have always used all of my unique ideas at my workshops but I have been so unbelievably busy with all of my clubs that I needed a little help. I used a conglomeration of many ideas that I got from several others, but added my own flair.

Valentine Candy Box- the edges have the new scalloped border
punch but you can't see it.
Inspired by Lynn

Treat Holder~ bad photo but these were so cute!
Inspired by Angie

I used the heart that we punched out on the Big Shot for the
window to use in the card below!
Inspired by Lisa
Thank you, Mary for helping with with directions!

Inside of Card

Materials used to make these items are all from Stampin' Up:

New Sending Love Specialty Paper
Whisper White, Pretty in Pink, Real Red Cardstock
Pretty in Pink, Real Red Satin Ribbon
Whisper White Envelopes
New Sending Love Epoxy Brads
White Uniball Pen
Clear Bags

Stamp Sets:
New I {heart} Hearts
Love you Much
New Well Scripted
Scallop Circle Punch
New Pinking Hearts Border Punch
New Scallop Trim Punch which can be earned FREE through Sale-a-brations
New Embosslit Scalloped Heart of Hearts Die
Heart Punch
Big Shot
Heart Movers and Shapers

Oppps, I forgot about the Chocolate Kisses!!

All items can be ordered HERE at my Stampin' Up site!
Please email if you need sizes for scoring.