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A different world we live in

Hello my friends!  So sorry I have been absent from my blog, but I have been lighting up Facebook!  Please come find me @desereesdoodles if you are a Facebook user.  

With everything that is happening in the world today, I thought it was time to break my silence and just share some thoughts.  First and foremost, I hope that you are safe and with loved ones.  I hope you have your health and a roof over your head.  I hope you have food on the table and love in your heart.  If you have all of those, be thankful because that is something.  We are in uncharted waters here, every day is a new challenge and I don't know about you, but that is so hard to get use to.  Uncertainty is never fun or easy, but I trust in the Lord that he has this, there is a reason for it and I leave it to Him.  What is in my control is how I can do my part to make this better for those that can't.  

One of the hardest part of this virus is the affect it has on our seniors that should be graduating this year. #classof2020strong  Can you imagine having the last 4 months of that first right of passage being taken away?  No do overs, it's just not going to happen.  I cannot get my head around that one.  The worst part?  All they can do is sit and think about it - everything they are missing.  So, what can I do to help?  I came up with an idea to create a journal book for 3 special senior ladies that need some extra love.  This book will allow them to journal the good, and hopefully get their minds off the bad AND they DO have a wonderful future to look forward to.  Here is how the book looks:

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The measurement of the covers are 5 inch x 5 inch which was made from recycled cardboard that we get behind our beautiful DSP (Designers Series Paper) from Stampin Up!, and a piece of 6 inch x 6 inch piece of DSP in your school's colors.  I was surprised how well our Stampin Up! colors fit what I needed!  If you want to see how I covered these, please watch my Facebook video too see how this is done:

https://www.facebook.com/desereesdoodles/videos/628192754630565/

I used Thick Whisper White card stock (item 140272) cut at 4 1/2 inches x 4 1/2 inches for each page of the book. I have also included a link to the cards I made for the inside of the book.  The cards vary in size, but all fit on each page, promise.  Here is a link to download those cards:

Download Journal book cards

I am hoping these beautiful ladies have fun with this exercise of journaling their thought, and look back and see the good that did happen when they were seniors.  I am hoping for a little smile too.  

I hope I have inspired you to create a memory journal of your own.  This would be great for a wedding gift, a special landmark birthday, the birth of a baby - just about anything!  So many possibilities to keep us active during our time of social distancing to protect those around us.  Stay safe my friends - this too, shall pass.  Any questions, please ask.

Have a great day!

Deseree


July is going to be so much fun!!

Hello my friend – can you believe it is July already?!?!?  Summers go so fast and hope you are enjoying the sunshine when we do get it.  I have a few opportunities I want you to be aware of because July is going to be quite exciting for us crafters. 

To start, I am going to offer my first paper share, what is a paper share you ask?  You get a lot, for a much smaller price.  If you have been loving the new Designer Series Papers, (whatever you like to call it, I prefer ‘pretty printed paper’) from the new catalog, you are not the only one.  They are over the top gorgeous!  If you have not, check out pages 165, 166 and 167.  If you don’t have a book, let me know, I can help with that. 

You will get a sampling from all 13 packages, for a much smaller investment.  This will enable you to sample them all, then come back and purchase more of the ones you really love.  If you were to order all packs of paper on your own, that would be $184.98 so you are getting a quite the deal and a way to sample them all at once.  Here are the details:

 I want it all!

-Includes 12 sheets (6” x 6”) of the following paper packs:

Woven Threads                 Bird Ballad                                           Come Sail Away                                

Magnolia Lane                   Dinoroar                                              Mosaic Mood Specialty                 

Garden Lane                       Perennial Essences                           Noble Peacock print foil             

Follow Your Art                  See A Silhouette                                                               

-Because of packaging quantities, the following 2 are a little different:     

Noble Peacock foil sheets – 6 sheets

Pressed Petals Specialty – 24 sheets!

This will give you 162 sheets of infinite possibilities!!

Cost: $50 (does not include postage if you are not local)

This group will also include 2 card ideas using the paper, as well as 4 templates on how to cut your sheets to maximize the use of your new 6 x 6 sheets.  (Whoa….that is a lot of goodness packed in one offering!!) 

Please email/text/call before 7/10/18 if you are interested. 

Coming July 1st

Would you like to join my team so you can stamp with me, enjoy the discount with me and get exclusive access to the crafting supplies you adore, with me?!?!?  Yep, Stampin Up! wants to welcome you in a BIG WAY in July and August!  Come join my Krumm Cake group of stampers – no need to hold parties, sell on- line or in person – just do it for the discount and join an amazing group of passionate stampers!  Here are the details:

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Next Up:

Bonus

Yep – it’s back!! (Yay!!)  Never heard of Bonus Days?  Let me share the details because it’s a great way to get more stampin supplies with less funds from your pocket!  For every $50 you spend between July 1 and July 31, (before shipping and tax) earns a $5 Bonus Days coupon code that can be used August 1–31.  There is no limit to how many you can earn, so this is a great way to knock off that ‘I want list’ with a less dough from your pocket!  I guess we could call this Christmas in July?!?  LOL 

I also have a class coming up on July 13th if you want to take a little time to craft.  We are just about ½ full so don’t wait, you can get your ticket here.

That is all for now, have a great rest of your day and if you have any questions, please ask!  If you no longer want to receive these communications, no hard feelings, just let me know.  

Have a wonderful rest of your day!!

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Everything is coming up Rosy!

Hello my friends!  Boy do I have a treat for you!  I know we are anxiously awaiting the new catalog, but let me show you a suite of products that will for sure knock your socks off:

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This suite is available for a limited time only and has products you have never seen before.  I know my personal favorite is the Navy ribbon accented in rose gold glitter.  And the paper...It is so pretty and full of colors!  This suite is all shades of Melon Mambo and Night of Navy.  Here are the details of the suite which includes a die and matching stamp set, die cut accessories all ready to go and more.  Here are those details:

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Pretty cool right?  These products are only available the month of May, or when supplies run out.  You will get all the products featured above for $80 which is a great price!  Which is your favorite?  I wanted to include some project ideas as well and here are some of them:

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Are you inspired?  Please head on over to my site to get yours before they run out - you will love it!  Until next time!

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