Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Sweet Treat Cups and Fish

I've been using the new Sweet Treat Cups in lots of places. Recently I made a matching bag and card for my friend's daughter's birthday. She loves Goldfish crackers and I wanted to make her something she'd really like. She loved it but refuses to eat the crackers. Kids are too funny.

Thursday, February 11, 2010

No Talent Needed and Sale A Bration

I had a table at the Special Needs Resource fair this past Saturday. I gave out lots of minis, info and ideas. All the kids came by and made bookmarks to take home. Some of the adults made them as well. Several kids came by again to make more. It was a lot of fun to watch their faces glow when they were finished.

It reminded me that you don't have to have special skills to make something beautiful with Stampin' Up! products. A sheet of cardstock, a stamp and some ink is all you really need to make something cute and simple. Your stock grows as your skills grow. SU also offers card kits which include all the paper and accessories to make some fantastic cards. They even come with step by step instructions and a suggested stamp set to match. You follow the instructions and the next thing you know....you're wondering how the card would look if you stamped the image over here instead. That's the way we all started and the way skills grow.

I hear from my newer customers that they could never afford all the products I have. I understand. I don't have that kind of money either today. It's good to know that while I do own a lot of products, I didn't buy them all at once. I've been collecting them for almost 9 years. Quite a lot of them I got for free. This is the perfect time to get some for free. It's Sale A Bration time here. Whenever you buy $50 of SU products (from the mini, Decor Elements, or the big Idea Book and Catalog) you get to choose a stamp set, punch, or Designer Series Paper (DSP) from the Sale A Bration mini catalog. This goes from now until the end of March. If part of your purchase is $20 worth of the Build A Bear product line, you also earn a $5 off of $25 purchase coupon for Build A Bear workshop. The coupon can be earned until the end of April. The coupon expires December 31. 2010 so you have plenty of time to use it.

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Build A Bear coupon Special

Dates: January 5-April 30, 2010

Promotion Details: For every $20 spent on products from the Build-A-Bear Workshop Collection, receive a coupon (item 121105) for $5 off a $25 purchase at any Build-A-Bear Workshop store.

  • Customers will receive one coupon for every $20 they spend.

  • Eligible qualifying items are listed in the 2010 Occasions Mini Catalog (pages 38-40)
  • Coupon will automatically be added to the order once the qualifying purchase has been met and will ship with customers' order.
  • Coupon includes $5 off a $25 purchase (expires December 31, 2010).
  • Free 1,000 Bear Bills web code.
    Unique codes for Buildabearville.com. This is an award-winning Build-A-Bear Workshop virtual world where kids can go online and create a virtual character and play. In addition, when kids buy a bear at Build-A-Bear Workshop, they also get a virtual bear to play with on the site.