Estella Banks
Chief Creative Officer & Founder
Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator
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(714) 264-0026

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

"Last-Minute Lucy" Gift Making Class

Give handmade love this year! Join us at my house on Tuesday, December 22, 2009, from 3:00 - 10:00 pm for an impromptu "Last-Minute Lucy" gift-project buffet. This is an open house-style stamp camp. You can show up whenever you have time, but please no later than 7:00 pm so that you will have time to complete your selected projects. Class fee will be $10.00 (beverages, snacks & pizza will be provided). You may choose any quantity of the following projects; you pay for each project. Please include the quantity of each project you wish to make in your RSVP:

Tile Coasters (Set of four -- here is a simple sample) $10.00 / Two sets for $15.
Approximate time to complete four tiles 45 mins - 1 hour.

Magnetic Calendars $3.50 each or 3 for $9.00
Approximate time to complete three calendars - 30-45 mins.

Ribbon/Chipboard Bookmark ($3.50 each) & Jumbo Paperclip Bookmarks ($2.50 each)
Approximate time to complete 3 bookmarks 30-45 mins.

Nugget Tin - 5 Covered nuggets in a beautiful hinged Altoid-sized tin $4.50. Approximate time to complete one nugget tin: 30 -45 mins. (w/o eating any nuggets :-) )

Thank You/Greeting Card set with box (1 set of 6 cards) $8.00

Decorated Composition Journal (1 each) $8.00

Bath Salts (1 jar) $5.00.

Please e-mail me at to RSVP & get my address & directions; let me know how many of each project you'd like to make. Space is limited, so please respond quickly! I look forward to seeing you there!

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Merry Christmas - Your gift has arrived early!

It’s beginning to look a lot like the Holidays. Let’s face it, the holidays seem to appear earlier every year. They also have the uncanny knack of showing up when we are at our busiest. We have holiday gatherings and parties. We have places to go with the kids. Presents that need to be bought. So many things that just have to be done.

Wouldn’t it be nice to have creative ideas delivered to your inbox? 12 days full of great holiday help. These ideas will cover gift giving, decorating and card making. They will be packed full of inspiring ideas. Just when you need the inspiration and the ease of great projects I'm available to you, ready to help you though the busiest time of the year.

The holidays are a time of sparkle and wonder. Handmade gifts and decorating add to that in a way that is uniquely your own. Having inspiration for great projects, that are simple and easy to do, can be a jumping off point that will spark your creativity. Adding that little bit of your own personal touches to decoration, cards and gifts really does show that you care enough to go that extra step.

Sign-up for the 12-day Holiday Helper. Set to be delivered to your inbox every morning starting today! Just add your name and your primary email address and click submit (on the right sidebar). I'm here to help you add that sparkle and glitter to your Holidays!

Something to think about...