October – what a great month! Take a look!

Well, I’m finally back after five months offline. My post will be a little long today so I can catch you up on my life and things going on, so please stick with me! We had to move our 90-year-old dad to a senior living community in June (after an entire year trying to convince him that it would be so much better for him to be around people and friends than living by himself after our mom died). He has early Alzheimer’s and we found a fantastic all-level card facility near his home. The first 2 months were really rough – he hated it and said he was “going to call Chris (one of his grandsons) to move him back home!” But he’s adjusted now to his one bedroom apartment with a beautiful view of a park from his 2nd story balcony. He’s also eating meals everyday, going to exercise classes, happy hour several times a week with the other residents and he’s gained back the 10 pounds he had lost from not eating at home. And he now says he loves it – whew!! I still need to call him every morning and evening to remind him to take his meds, but he’s doing well. We will eventually have to move him to the Alzheimer’s unit at the facility, but for now he’s managing with a little help from his daughters and the wonderful staff at The Delaney at Georgetown Village!!


So now that things have settle down with my dad I have time to get back to my card crafting after almost 6 months! And what a great month to get started back doing one of the things I love to do! First up…

WORLD CARD MAKING DAY!

It’s a day dedicated to doing what I love most—making handmade cards! It celebrates the creativity and personal connection handmade cards create between loved ones and friends.

This year the world celebrates the day on October 7 (next Sunday), but one day wasn’t enough for Stampin’ Up! So for ten days (October 1–10), you get 15% off Notecards & Envelopes and select stamp sets. Also, when you buy Fast Fuse Adhesive, you’ll get two refills for FREE! WOW- these items will help you celebrate the best hobby of all—cardmaking!

Here’s what you can get:


And if that isn’t enough to get you going to making some cards this week, how about our…

DESIGNER SERIES PAPER SALE!

This is one of my favorite promotions each year because I get to stock up (and add to “stash”) on my favorite Stampin’ Up! designer series papers. And this year’s sets are amazing! Just look at these amazing DSP sets!


Not ready to stock up on a lot of things just yet? Why not start out with a two month Paper Pumpkin subscription?  

To give you more of what you love, during October and November we’re offering two straight months of perfectly coordinated Christmas cardmaking and gifting projects. Adding beautiful, handmade touch to Christmas will be fast and easy with these two Paper Pumpkin kits! You will have everything you need to complete unique holiday cards and gifts without all the fuss, and time left over to do your holiday shopping. To receive October’s kit, you must must subscribe at JB Stamper’s – Paper Pumpkin kits by 11:50 PM (MT) on October 10.


So many things going on this month and I can’t wait to share some of the things I’m working on now that I’m back in my craft room! So join me again to see what fun things we can create with all the special deals going on this month!

Do you need a new 2017-18 Annual Catalog or a 2017-18 Holiday Catalog? Email me and I’ll drop one in the mail to you with a free gift! I love sharing my Stampin’ Up! cards and projects with all of you! Thanks for stopping by to visit my blog. Happy Stampin’!

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2 Responses to October – what a great month! Take a look!

  1. Deepa M. says:

    Yay, welcome back Janice!! I have been thinking about you and hoping you’ve been ok, especially with all the crazy weather that hit Houston last month. Can’t wait to see what you create now that you’re back 🙂 Are you going to OnStage next month?

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  2. Hi Janice! I am excited to see you are back! What great news that your dad is adjusting well. I hope to see you soon at a class so we can catch up.

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