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August 2008

Happiness Always!

Web 7 I have a stamp camp scheduled in Herrin tonight for a lovely repeat hostess, Lee Ann. She requested a little folding album like one I received in a swap on the Bermuda cruise, so I designed this one for her using the new Level 3 hostess set, "Happiness Always", and new In-Colors, Kiwi Kiss (green) and Baja Breeze (blue). I also swapped some of these at convention, so decided to cut some extra for tonight's camp!

If you live near the Herrin area and would like to attend this camp, call me at 618-237-6281 or email me at carol@carolpaynestamps.com and I will give you directions!

P.S. See this album up-close and personal at my New Catalog Kick-off this coming Saturday, Aug. 9 from 10-1p.m. Free projects, Free swap viewing, Free New Fall Catalog, and a gift! It doesn't get much better than this! RSVP today to the above number or email!


Owl Together Now!

Web 3 This card was my "Shoebox Swap" at convention. This was a private swap for 48 crazy stampers. We met in a hospitality room of our hotel at convention and stamped 24 different projects in 4 hours, from 7-11 p.m. this past Friday night! This card uses that same cruise set, "Owl Together Now", as well as the Polka Dot background and "Happy Halloween" from All Holidays. It is a pop-up type card sometimes called a "tent topper". It uses the Coluzzle cutting system to achieve the rounded tops. Would you like to create a card like this at your party? Call me to schedule today!


Heard from the Heart!

Web 2 I CASED this card from a sample on SCS, but did my own "twists" to make it mine: Added the white taffeta ribbon, scalloped the white layer as well as the Pink Pirouette, stamped the Riding Hood Red base with the Floral background (I love to add depth to my cards by stamping or wheeling the background!), and sponging the edges of the BoHo blossoms with the coordinating inks in Kiwi Kiss and Riding Hood Red. The new Designer Paper, Bella Rosa, is just the right touch to go with the "May all your Wishes come true!" from the new catalog set, "Heard from the Heart"! This set is so cool, it is very similar to "Wonderful Words", but more versatile because all you have to do to stamp the single word, "Dreams", is ink up the word with the brush tip of the Stampin' Write marker. Wish you could have all the markers but live on a tight budget? Ask me about joining my Marker Club, and you can get 7 1/2 markers FREE plus hostess benefits (which will be called "Stampin' Rewards" in the new catalog due out on August 11th!)

Don't forget to RSVP for my New Catalog Kick-off Open House from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m on Saturday, August 9th! You will be able to view ALL my convention swaps, do 2 FREE Make n Takes using new SU! product like the card shown here, and take home your FREE NEW CATALOG!


Hoot Hoot Halloween!

Web 6 My next fav swap to get at convention is Halloween! I used the stamp set SU! gave us on the Bermuda cruise, "Owl Together Now", to create this swap. You can't tell real well in the picture, but I used my brayer on the glossy cardstock and combined So Saffron, Pumpkin Pie, and the new In-Color, Tangerine Tango to create the halloween-ey sky! I stamped the moon from Nursery Necessities in Versamark before brayering to achieve the "Versamark resist" look!