Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Tiffany's Valentine Project Workshop

Date: Saturday, January 8  -  10:30 - 4:00
Cost: $30

You can see these gorgeous projects at the store!

Attendees to bring:
  • (1) 4" x 5" or "6 x 4" photo (wedding, family, baby, best friends...anything
  • LOVE related). Must have photo for the scrap booking portion.
  • Adhesive.
  • Paper Trimmer.
  • Scissors.
  • Acrylic blocks.
  • Your favorite distress inks.
  • Fine Tip Black Marker.
  • Border punches (Martha Stewart, EK Success).

All attendees will receive a beautiful shadow box to hold your scrapbook project when completed for gift giving or for your keepsake.

Call Linda to reserve your spot: 714 974-3552

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Hero Arts Catalog Preview Party

We had a great time at the store on Sunday. In spite of the unseasonably warm weather there was a very festive vibe as friends came to see all the new Hero Arts products! There were 2 Make n Takes, catalogs for browsing through and cookies, you gotta have cookies! The store looked so fancy with decorations by Kathy.
Here's a little bit of the fun.....
Look at those smiles....they were really happy about the new catalog!!
More smiles....Nicole didn't want to look away from her catalog even for a photo op!
studying the catalog.....
there will be quiz later!
Make and Take Fun!
Ivy shows off her completed cards
There were even smiles while waiting in the checkout line....
Everyone kept Linda pretty busy ringing up their 20% off no one could pass up the bargains!

If you missed out on the fun on worries, we are doing it all again tomorrow, Wednesday December 15th from 4-7 pm. Everything will be 20% off during those 3 hours!

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Fabulous Inspiration!

Here are some wonderful card and tag ideas from Tiffany!....

 This tag uses Hero Arts Fabulous Flourish and a holiday sentiment.

 This gorgeous card has an adorable Mimi image from Penny Black.

Don't you just love how Tiffany paired both of these cute Hero Arts reindeer on this fabulous tag?!!!

If you would like your cards, tags, scrapbook layouts or anything featured on the Stamp Fever blog leave us a comment here and we will take it from there!

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Hero Arts Winking Reindeer

Here's a couple of samples that use the Hero Arts Winking Reindeer.....

To learn how to make the mirror image reindeer visit Nancy's blog for a step by step tutorial HERE.

Stamp Fever is planning a Hero Arts Catalog the first to see the NEW 2011 Hero Arts Stamps and Products. Watch for your email invitation!

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

October Comment Drawing Winner!!

Congratulations to Darla!! You have won the $5.00 Gift Certificate for October. Please visit the store to receive your prize. And keep those comments coming everyone...we've started counting your comments for November!

Saturday, November 6, 2010

November Calendar of Events and News You Need to Know!

Stamp Fever will be a busy place this month and all because the adorable Kathy Ethington has been very busy planning some wonderful classes for you!

First up this week it's "All Things Tim" on Thursday the 11th and Friday the 12th. Kathy has a fun "Tim" Snowman tag for us to make. Come on Thursday or Friday or both nights. The time is 5:30-7:00pm. The cost is $3.00 for a kit and refreshments (you can't beat that!). Call Linda to reserve your spot soon, these fun "Tim" classes fill up fast!
Rosette Class on November 16th.  Make Christmas decorations using popular Rosette designs. Two class times are available: 1-3pm and 6-8pm. Cost is $5.00 each.

Quilling Class November 17th. 5-7pm Cost is $10.00. You've all seen and been amazed by Kathy's FAN-tabulous quilled flower's your chance to learn how to make them for yourself.

ATC Club November 18th 6-8pm. All are invited, come and learn about ATCs and meet with some fun and creative people!

Tim Holtz Christmas Collage You don't want to miss out on this fabulous class as Kathy takes you step by step through making a GORGEOUS Home Decor College that will be a family heirloom, displayed at the holidays for years to come. See detail page HERE for supply list. Below are pictures of this wonderful project....

The complete collage above.......
and close ups below

Come visit the store to see this masterpiece in person, it's very impressive!

Sherry Goodloe has rescheduled her Fragment Necklace Workshop!!! We are so happy to announce that Sherry will be here on December 11th to teach this wonderful workshop. Please see the class detail page HERE.

Call Linda for details and to register for these events and classes! See you there!

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Artful Gifting Class

We finally have all the samples for Nancy's Artful Gifting class. There is a small gift bag, a mini gift bag and a gift card holder, all with a neutral Kraft style.

These projects will feature new ways to decorate bags, add a pocket to a card to hold a gift card and how to make a mini gift bag using an envelope!

 Gift Bag with Scalloped cuff and 3D tree embellishment. See the close up below....

Gift Card Holder....
This card has a pocket for holding a standard sized gift card.

Mini Gift Bag with a simple tag....

Class Details:
When: Saturday November 6
Time: 11:00-2:00
Cost: $12.00
Call Linda to reserve your spot! See you there!

There's only 2 days left for the Penny Black card making contest and the October Comment Drawing, have you played with us this month?!!
Don't forget the Halloween Sale there are still some great products in stock at up to 40% off!

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Tiffany's Class Saturday October 23rd

Oh my goodness, you are going to be so impressed with these gorgeous samples for Tiffany's class. Get your class reservation in early because this class will fill up fast!
Check these out.....

Class Details:
Theme: Incorporating Floral stamps into Christmas themed cards

When: Saturday October 23, 2010; 11:00-1:00.

Cost: $10.00 for 3 cards.

Attendees need to bring:
Paper Trimmer
Favorite corner punches (I will have some available as well)
Edge punches (Martha Stewart/EK Success)
Favorite distress inks
Choice of coloring tools
White embossing powder
Christmas sentiments

Call Linda today to reserve your spot in this class: 714.974.3552

Saturday, October 9, 2010

Penny Black Month at Stamp Fever!

Stamp Fever is having a Penny Black Card Making Contest this month. Three winning cards will be featured on the blog and one lucky random winner will receive a Penny Black product at 50% off. To sweeten the pot a bit...all Penny Black stamps and stamp sets are 15% off this month!
Here are some more cards to inspire you.....
All of these amazing cards are by the supremely talented Lin (quilterlin on Flickr)...please click HERE to check out her blog for more wonderful inspiration! You can also check out her Flickr photostream HERE.

 Here's the contest rules:
1. Visit Stamp Fever to get your Penny Black stamps at 15% off this month.
2. Make some beautiful cards with those stamps.
3. Bring your beautiful card creations to Stamp Fever to be displayed in the store window.
4. Make as many cards as you want....the more you make the greater your chance of winning!
We will choose 3 cards to feature on the blog....and one lucky random winner will receive a Penny Black stamp or stamp set at 50% off. 

Don't forget to leave a comment for your chance to win the Gift Certificate this month!!

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

More Hero Arts Wreath Ideas from Sally

This is the last call for Sally's classes this Saturday. If we don't get a few more people to sign up we may have to cancel them. If you are interested give Linda a call today. There are 2 classes one at 10:00am and one at 2:00pm. The morning class will focus on the Hero Arts Wreath stamp, creating a variety of designs. The afternoon class will focus on Holiday and Fall card designs. If it's necessary we may be able to combine the classes, talk to Linda today!
Here are some more wreath ideas from Sally:

These perfectly wonderful cards show you just how versatile this amazing wreath stamp is....and don't think it's just for Christmas. Come to the class to see Sally's ideas for every occasion throughout the year!
Call Linda today to sign up.....714 974-3552.

Monday, October 4, 2010

September Blog Comment Winner! and Announcing a New Card Contest!

We are hoping that you will all start commenting more now that we have our first winner of the $5.00 Gift Certificate! Can you believe that there were only 5 comments in the month? Don't miss your chance, it's so easy to leave some comment love!
We attempted to use the widget to generate a random number but for some reason we couldn't get it to show the result here....anyone with some smarts who can give some advice we'd love it. The number that chose was comment #4 (which was left on the post announcing our new Graphic45 papers): 

ivy said...
i will need to stop by to pick 1 or 2 up!
September 15, 2010 10:23 PM

So the winner of our first monthly Blog contest is: Ivy!
Congrats Ivy...please contact Linda at the store to get your prize!

We will continue this monthly random drawing from all the comments on the never know, you could be the next winner!

Announcing a new CARD MAKING CONTEST for October!
For this month we are featuring Penny Black stamps. And for this month all Penny Black stamps are 15% off.
We want to see your amazing card creations using our Penny Black stamp selections so make up your cards and bring them in to the store to be displayed in the store window. We will choose our Top 3 at the end of the month to be featured here on the blog....and one lucky winner will receive a Penny Black product at 50% off! 
To get your creativity going here are a couple of Tiffany's cards that are featured in the store right now:
Happy Stamping and Good Luck!


Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Sally's Class Samples!!

I hope you have marked your calendar for October 9, 2010....that's when Sally Traidman is returning for another fabulous day of stamping fun! She will teach 2 classes: 10:00-12:00 and 2:00-4:00. There will be 5 cards for each class, one class will focus on Wreaths and the other will be Fall/Christmas themed.
Here are some samples of the cards she has designed for these classes:
 Aren't these cards extraordinary!

Make sure to get your reservation in early...these popular classes will fill up fast! Call Linda today: 714 974-3552

Don't forget to leave your comments to be entered in the monthly drawing for $5.00 Gift Certificate!

Friday, September 17, 2010

Samples for Kelly's Class on September 25th

Kelly's got cards for Autumn, Thanksgiving and right on into Christmas all created with her own charming style that combines fun and whimsy. Here are the sample cards:
An Autumn beauty using Hero Arts stamps

The next cards feature stamps from Lawn Fawn's brand new release:
This one would be perfect for placecards for your Thanksgiving table.

Did I mention whimsy? This card represents wonderful childhood Christmas Eve memories.

Call Linda to reserve your spot in this class. Kelly's classes are always fun and she always has something new to teach.

Do you need some inspiration for your new Penny Black stamps? Check out the new and improved Penny Black blog HERE.

Keep checking back here; we'll have details on Sally's classes on October 9th just as soon as we get the samples and everything is confirmed.

And don't forget to comment to be entered in the monthly contest. Comment on each post for more chances to win the prize of a  $5.00 Gift Certificate. 

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Wednesday, September 15, 2010

New Graphic 45 Paper....Just Arrived!

If you are looking for distinctive and sophisticated papers to enhance your hand-stamped projects you have to see this paper by Graphic 45. Stamp Fever has three gorgeous new collections in 8x8 paper pads.......
Le Romantique:
 This collection is perfect for all of your vintage collage style projects!

A Proper Gentleman:
Just what you need to make cards for all the men in your life!

and Christmas Past:
This is the most gorgeous collection of holiday papers...wait till you see them!

And we have 12x12 paper in Lollapalooza, perfect for making ATCs, cards or scrapbook layouts with a vintage style.
Leave a comment and let us know if you like these new papers.....we have more Graphic45 products coming and if you like these papers we will stock more so make sure to let us know what you think.
Check out the Graphic45 blog and gallery for great ideas for using this fabulous paper, click HERE.

Don't forget to sign up for the upcoming classes....see previous post for more details. And don't forget to leave a comment to be entered in the monthly contest (see sidebar). The more posts you comment on the better your chance of winning the $5.00 gift certificate!

Happy Stamping!!

Monday, September 13, 2010

Upcoming Classes

Sally Traidman is coming back to for 2 classes on October 9th!!! We will have samples on the blog soon. Don't wait, get your spot reserved now!

Calling all Tim Holtz fans! This Friday September 17th it's"All Things Tim" Join Kathy Ethington at 5:30 for a fun and creative time. Here's some info from Kathy:

For our big kick-off to start our Tim's club, we will be offering a $1 kit which includes the bird/birdcage diecut out, embossed background.  These kits are available on request (I'm only making the requested amount of kits).  Please reserve your spot if you plan on attending so we can be sure to have enough chairs and cupcakes!!
Please bring your basic {Tim} stamp supplies, his book, scissors, ink pads, glossy accents, blending tools, etc (whatever you may have) For this week's kit we will be using Distress Inks in Frayed Burlap, Vintage Photo and Peeled Paint colors.  Bring your own embellishments and don't forget your craft sheet.
If you want to work on your own projects, that is wonderful.  This is a fun type evening, we'd love to see what you have been making or want to do.  Lots of chatting and relaxing and just enjoying the {Tim}moment.
Here's the photo of the completed card.

any questions, feel free to call, 714 671-2954

There is still time to sign up for {A Krafty Christmas} with Nancy Krueger on Wednesday evening September 22 at 6:00. Here's the card samples for this class:
Cost is $10.00 for 3 cards. Call the store to reserve your spot!

Announcing another Kelly Marie Alvarez class!!!  On Saturday September 25th at 1:00pm. She will be doing cards combining Lawn Fawn stamps with Hero Arts stamps with an Autumn theme. Call the store today to sign up! (Samples to follow)

Here's what the upcoming class schedule looks like:
September 17   All Things Tim  5:30 pm
                     21  Barb Carson  evening class of her 3 cards done last Saturday  6:30 - 8:30 pm
                     22  Nancy K. Christmas card class 6-8pm
                     23   ATC club meeting  all welcome to come   6-8 pm
                     24   Kelly Alvarez class 1pm
 October        9    Sally Traidman morning and afternoon classes
                    15    All Things Tim  5:30pm                 
                    23   Tiffany   Penny Black Autumn theme class  
                    27   ATC club  6-8 pm  all welcome to come

Sunday, August 29, 2010

Sally's Class was a Hit!

We had so much fun yesterday with Sally Traidman! There were 13 very happy stampers in the store to play with Sally's designs and a variety of stamps and products and supplies. We made 5 cards in a little over 2 hours.

Here's the cards......

....and here's the fun.....
in this photo from left: Ivy, Barbara, Cheryl, Kathy, Sally, Kelly and Tiffany

We are getting Sally scheduled for more classes in the very near future, she's got some great ideas for holiday cards. Keep your schedule open, we will announce the dates as soon as they are confirmed.

Check out the tabs at the top of the blog....we have upcoming classes listed and details for Sherry's vintage necklace class.
The new Cosmo Cricket papers, chipboard and buttons have arrived. They are gorgeous and in the Mini Deck sizes are perfect for card making. Drop in to see them before they are all gone! 
Hero Arts, Lawn Fawn, Lizzie Anne and Penny Black stamps are in the store too!

See you soon at Stamp Fever!