Monday, August 26, 2013

Stampin Up demonstrators helping the Ronald McDonald House Charity

Robin Messenheimer created this fun card using the 
Ronald McDonald stamp set 

there are two ways we are helping
and you can help too

Demonstrators all over are collecting pop tabs

Ronald McDonald Houses collect pop tabs instead of entire aluminum cans because it's more hygienic to store tabs than cans, and collection and storage is easier. 

Look for cardboard collection containers in the shape of a house that have been distributed to schools, community and civic groups and other organizations in your area. 

 The recycling center then sends the local RMHC Chapter a check for the total value. 

Through the Making a Difference program, Stampin' Up! partnered with Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC). Each year, we design an exclusive stamp set to promote the partnership with RMHC, and donate a portion of the proceeds from the each sale of that set. 
To date, more than $1,000,000 has been donated from RMHC stamp set sales. 

Heidi made this cute card

see more of her art here

$3 is donated tot he charity for EACH of these stamp sets that are sold. 

Below is a link to Avery Murphy's blog
so you can go check out her art

she created this fun card
using the Ronald McDonald House stamp set

Friday, August 23, 2013

My favorite pintrest pins and our 29th wedding anniversary

My goal is to actually make some of these things, not just look at them

I have made a wreath 
with the help of a good friend of mine Willie
and her glue gun

I have never used my wood grain embossing folder
I plan to use it to create a card like this one!

I love butterfly punches
and this would make a wonderful 
addition to a babies room

I believe this saying with all my heart
and try to do a little service each and every day

today I did the dishes
and let my son take me out to breakfast LOL

I also did laundry
and cleaned the bathroom

I really think that is enough service for one day 

I really want to make these my next project, 
I can't wait to get started!

I am so thankful for my belief in God
His Son Jesus Christ
and their plan of Happiness

I love punch art

I'd like to make some of these
and give them out for Christmas

We do have a tiny tiny butterfly punch
and I'd like to make this out of
old magazine pages

I'd like to sell more stampin up product this year
to help pay off some medical bills

I would also love to make some frames
into chalk boards

have you tried this yet?

Now to get off the internet and go watch a movie with my sweet husband
after all our 29th wedding anniversary is in two days

(((hugs))) sherrill

My art is on her blog

If your art has been featured or spotlighted on my blog
you may post this image on your blog

You may post this image on your blog
to brag about it

here is the link so your viewers can 
see how wonderful your art is!

scrapbook and card making must have supplies by sherrill graff

I have been scrapbooking and making cards for 20 years
these Products that I love have made a big difference in my life

the big shot was the BEST tool I ever purchased
I love how it cuts things out for me
it also dry embosses
which makes my projects look wonderful!

You can get a big shot half price when you have a good sized workshop
yes catalog workshops count too

 This is a little set of banner cutters for the bis shot. It allows me to make all sorts of cute things to sell at my  craft fairs. The banner above was sold for $3.50  and the profit from each banner was donated to the Ronald McDonald House in Las Vegas to buy household paper products like paper plates and plastic ware for the families to use while they stay there.

Can't say enough about this butterfly embosslet it embosses 
and cuts the butterflies out at the same time!

This leaf die is one of my favorites right now

Every banner kit I made for my last scrapbok crop 
sold out in minutes
the Large one above I charged $9.50 

the small one below I charged $3.50 
and the profit went to the Ronald McDonald House.

Right now I am in love with butterfly punches!

look how good the punch looks when it cuts
our our designer series paper
I used paper from the clearance rack

paper on the clearance rack is as low as $2.19 for 12  12X12 sheets!!!
most of our paper is double sided as well
and it's NOT thin like dollar store paper

the owl punch is just fun!
these are owls with their feet cut off turned upside down 
to make ghosts

the owl punch also makes flowers and all sorts of fun stuff


and a chick

 these snowflake thinlits by sizzex cut out beautiful snowflakes!

I love my ink holder

did you know it turns so I can easily get at any color of ink
I wish to work with! 

By the way,
all our ink colors, cardstocks
and ribbons match!!!

The last thing I want to talk about are 
adhesives "MUST HAVES"
these hold things like little bows, and buttons
to the card or page 
really well!

sticky strip is a must for 3-D projects
once you use this they will NOT come apart!

snail is what I use for my scrapbooking
it has a refill that gives you a better price
so save the dark half when you run out and 
just order the refill

pop dots or dimentionals make
flowers and butterflies 
pop off the page.

They are thin enough you can still use them in scrapbooks

this is the best glue for holding together 
paper flowers!

this paper flower is stuck to the top of a pen.
we learned how to make these from a fellow stampin up demonstrator 
at convention this past July

be sure to look for the kits we have in the catalog
they take about an hour to put together 
but all the thinking is done for you.

we have Snowflake Kits 
and this fun Halloween Kit too

 Be sure to shop my Website

or contact me if you are intrested in classes or workshops

May God bless you and your family, 
Sherrill Graff 


Thursday, August 22, 2013

Holly Stene a fellow stampin up demonstrator friend

I want to tell you about my friend Holly
she is a fellow stampin up demonstrator
living here in Las Vegas Nevada

Holly and I ran a Stampin Up hand crafted card booth 
for the Ronald McDonald House this past spring

this is Holly with her family
she let me frost her beautiful hair 
before she went on this vacation

she says LOVE MY HAIR! Looked great in our family beach pic. (above)

this is a photo of her Family Banner

I love how creative she is!

Thanks Holly for being my Friend