Looking for a sweet little gift to give to those who touch your life? How about a calendar they look at frequently and know that you care for them! I made these calendars for my wonderful group of stamping friends. I picked a sentiment from SU Garden in Bloom that I wanted them to read a lot.
“Hope you’re feeling special today…because that’s just what you are!”
Of course, the little BEE is ME reminding them each day!
I am blown away by how blessed I am to have met so many delightful women through my classes…such dear gals I truly cherish! I look so forward to seeing them each month and keeping in touch in between- love you all bunches!!!
The flowers are from the SU Botanical Builder Framelits- my daughter helped me die cut them! Thank you, Sarah:)
These calendars are a standard A2 size (4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″) with a stand up mechanism adhered inside on the bottom the card. See the photo below for dimensions. I found it easiest to put adhesive on the inside bottoms of the card base and then adhere the easel mechanism one side at a time lining it up against the edge. I love how they stand up so nicely with the easel.
I even had a friend email me a pic of her calendar sitting by her computer:)
I packaged the calendar gifts in SU Kraft Tag a Bag Gift Bags stamped with the amazing SU Merry Medley Background stamp, SU Layering Ovals, and some retired Old Olive and Cherry Cobbler DSP punched with the retired SU Tree Punch. These bags are perfect for an A2 card- I even folded back the top 1″ of the pinked bag top so it is even a bit bigger to accommodate other treats!
My daughter is in wedding mode for October 2017…save the dates, invitations, bridesmaids invites, and even groomsman invites. While preparing for her brother’s wedding a couple months ago where she was the Maid of Honor, her fiance mentioned how HE wanted to make invites for his groomsmen like she did with her “champagne cheers” invites for her bridesmaids.
So she surprised him with these tuxedo cards with some help
from Australian SU demonstrator Diane Barnes:
It was so fun to have her in my stamping room figuring everything out as she made them especially the cute bow ties made with the SU Bow Builder Punch. I love how she made the cumberbund or cummerbund (the second being the correct spelling and the first being a variant we Americans seem to use) check out WordLady’s take on it HERE.
I think she is a natural crafter who just won’t admit it!!!
BTW, she had to make 11 of these…no, that is not a typo- 11 attendants on each side…
Stampin’ Up!’s Year-End Closeout Sale starts Today -December 1!
This super sale will run through January 3. The sale will include:
The Retiring List. SU has released its “retiring list” of items in the Holiday Catalog – items that will no longer be available after they are sold out.
Retiring stamp sets are guaranteed available until December 21, and after that date, they will only be available while supplies last.
Retiring accessories will only be available while supplies last.
All retiring items will be discontinued after January 3– get them if you want them- don’t you hate scouring ebay for a high priced item after it is discontinued!!!
A Closeout Sale. Many of the retiring items and high-inventory items are be offered at a discount between December 1 and January 3 as well. Yippee! High-inventory items will only be discounted through January 3; beginning January 4, they will still be available, but at regular price.
Also remember, that although a stamp set and/or framelits are carried over, they will not be BUNDLED at a 10% savings in the new catalog! So refer to the Retiring List and the Retiring Bundle List if you have that set on your wish list:)