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Monday, July 16, 2018

Bon Voyage... Special!


I can’t Thank YOU enough for your support of my passion for crafting, creating and connecting with others over card making.
I’m preparing to leave for the Alaska balcony suite ocean cruise.  Earning this trip and the top 1% of Stampin’ UP! Wouldn’t have happened without YOU – Your Love and Support!
So Thank You from the bottom of my heart!
Please continue.. I need YOUR help to earn Greece for my family next Summer and I have until the end of September to do so.  Join our many crafting classes, the Getting Crafty at Big Bear Lake Retreat, book your spot for the upcoming Getting Crafty Cruise and Shop the amazing new catalog with me – see me for the BOGO Sale on July 28th before the Christmas in July class and Creative Connections class that day – the day after I return from Alaska!
Stamping Blessings ~ Jamie AR Albanese 
Bon Voyage Special!

Sending Me off with a YOU Scoring MY Savings!

Order ONLINE*  
*(Not Combined with the BOGO Sale on July 28th)
For ALL of Your Crafting Supplies – IncludingFREE Designer Series Paper SALE
And EMAIL Me Your Order Sheet and Address.. 
Upon My Return I will send you a REBATE of 20% of your order before S/H–Tx.
JOIN the Getting Crafty Family with the BEST Deal – Scoring ANY Color Family of Ink Pads (a $68 value) and ANY $125 in product for ONLY $99 and Free Shipping… Receive our Getting Crafty Family Welcome Packet and a Gift in the Mail when you Place Your First Order! (Gifts, Exclusive Facebook Group, Bonus LIVES, Challenges, Prizes, Inspiration, Fun and even Business Training avail.)

**** ALL Who Join or Orders Placed in July will receive a BONUS Tutorial for 4 WOW Cards to Create using the New Wonderful Moments stamp set. **** 

Don't Miss....

~  Massive BOGO Sale on July 28th 
from 11am ~ 1pm

~  Christmas in July Crafternoon 1:30~3:30pm
4 handmade Christmas themed cards, fun gift and Cool Fun...
$20 or FREE with a Minimum Order

stay and create....
~  Creative Connections Crafting and Dinner as we highlight some of hte fun from Alaska, crafting and a yummy dinner! 3:30pm~7pm

RSVP NOW for these Classes 
Join Us at the Lake - Big Bear Lake, CA this Sept 14~16
$99 a night suites (share and save!)
~  $249 Full-Inclusive Crafting Retreat with 5 Crafting Sessions & Goody Bag + Raffles
~ Save $50 as a Getting Crafty Family member!

Free INK - Yes, Please!

Pick a pad.. any 10 pads even, for FREE!

Join our family and create opportunities for even more meaningful relationships with fellow crafters, here comes the Stampin’ Pad Family Recruiting Special. During this promotion, those who join the Getting Crafty Family will receive a FREE assortment of Classic Stampin' Pads of their choosing with their Starter Kit!

This promotion is a great incentive—and value—for those interested in joining Stampin’ Up! It’s also an incredible opportunity for you to join our Getting Crafty Family. We’re confident you  will enjoy the benefits of this promotion, and the joy of being part of the Stampin’ Up! family!
Why do YOU want to score ANY of these Stamp Pad Families and the Getting Crafty Family? Well....
**** Our Exclusive Getting Crafty Family Facebook Group you also score:

~  Weekly Inspiration, Challenges, Fun, Training, Support and MORE!

~  Bonus Facebook Lives each week
(you also score...)
~  Amazing Discounts on ALL of your Crafting Supplies!
~  Discount on Sale Items as well!
~  Shopping Sprees!
~  PreOrder from ALL of our upcoming catalogs early and with your discount!
and so much more!  
~  Discounts on ALL Getting Crafty Retreats!

Free Pretty Paper!

Admit it: you just love gorgeous Designer Series Paper and I am no different! By popular demand, we are bringing back an incredible offer on Designer Series Paper: You can buy three packages of select Designer Series Paper and get one FREE during July! This sale includes select Designer Series Paper from the annual catalog (see list below). So take advantage of this excellent opportunity to sell lots and lots of pretty paper!
BOOK Your OWN Private Class that will Highlight the card styles or techniques you are interested in!  With my designing cards for YOU, Book a FUN Gathering of family and friends to create!  From fun Holiday Cards to Celebrations... YOU will earn ALL of the Hostess Benefits on ALL of the Purchases - perfect for stocking up to make cards all year long!!  

Order from the NEWEST Catalog  Use this Hostess Code (at check out) and I'll send you a delightful gift in the mail!
SCORE your own new catalog when you Shop with Me online or in-person, Join our New Catalog Create with us or Email Me so I can send you your own.

Friday, July 13, 2018

Create adventure... join us!

I love creating with a view... creating, connecting, crafting and card making.  I offer these exclusive Getting Crafty Retreats through the year.  These are Open to everyone!  Come create if you are a Getting Crafty Family team member, Getting Crafty Stamper, demonstrator or just a fun crafter who wants to create with a view!

Would YOU like to escape for ONLY $200?!?  Did YOU Know.. I offer this to our Getting Crafty Family - a DISCOUNT on ALL of our Getting Crafty Retreats...  Creative Escapes that YOU Can Join! 

Join the Getting Crafty Family, Pick ANY $125 in crafting for ONLY $99 and Free Shipping PLUS ANY Color Family of Ink Pads ($68 value) for FREE in the Month of July!

TWO Getting Crafty Retreats... Pick one or BOTH!

Creative Escapes... Escape and Create with US!

Create at Big Bear Lake or 
On Our Getting Crafty Cruise!!
RSVP NOW for these two wow events.. then escape, connect and create with amazing views!!
$245* for Stamping Friends 
$200* for Getting Crafty Family 
*non refundable
~  Lodge Suites LIMITED:  
MASSIVE Savings at $99 a Night!!* 1/2 OFF!! Spots Limited at this Price!!
*Pay at the time of the retreat to the Lodge.
Rooms include a Queen Master, full bathroom, living room and kitchen + Queen pull out couch. (Roommates recommended)
RSVPs are due ASAP to secure your spot!  
~  $245 retreat due payable to Jamie AR Albanese to secure your spot ~  RSVP's not secure until this occurs.
With LIMITED SPOTS, you will want to RSVP ASAP to Jamie for this 
Getting Crafty Big Bear Retreat.

When:  Sept 14, 15, 16th, 2018
Where:  Big Bear Lake, California
It Includes:  
~ Generous Gift Bag upon arrival, in your suite
~ 4 Crafting Sessions + Bonus Class Option
~ Wine and Cheese Night
~ Breakfast and Lunch on Saturday
~ Breakfast on Sunday
~ All meals except Dinner on Saturday Night
~ Raffles of $400 in items
~  BINGO Games $5 a card = 5 Raffle Ticketsof the lake
~ Gifts - come prepared to be blessed through out the whole weekend - squeee! 

~ Big Bear Village Visit
Ideas for the Village:  Cooking Class, limited seating, 
or Shop the Village (I'll have some must-hit stores to visit and a savings card from the Lodge for all who come).
~ Dinner Out (not included in the cost of the retreat, a group dinner would be fun - I will have locations of recommended places with a variety of prices, RSVP's recommended so we will pick the location/groups Friday Night to RSVP)
~ PJ's and S'mores Gourmet Bar + Drinks bar (mixed and virgin fun drinks).

RSVP with Jamie@GettingCrafty.net
(PayPal Friends and Family me with no service fee)

RSVP NOW for the Getting Crafty Cruise 
with ONLY $25!

March 7 ~ 10th, 2019
Grab your loved ones - friends and family... 
Spots are LIMITED!
Amazing price on this cruise.
* Retreat ($245)  and
 **Cruise Ocean View ($385, including all taxes and fees) and $25 Cruise Room Deposit Due**
(** based on Double Occupancy - Roommates encouraged and we can assist with that if you need to locate a roommate)
This is all inclusive crafting cruise, excursions are an extra cost.
Payment Schedule encouraged - $50 per month NOW until the Balance is Due will Secure your Retreat and Your Cruise!

~  Meeting at the Long Beach, CA dock 
~  Ocean Front Rooms
~  Generous Goodie Bag PACKED with Gifts
~ Fun Crafting & PJ Contests
~  4 Full Crafting Sessions while we cruise & Bonus Class Options..
~  Prizes daily
~  BINGO & Raffle FUN
~  Dinner & Shows as a group or on your own
~  Excursions available but not included in the cruise costs toEnsenada, Mexico.

$245* for Stamping Friends 
$200* for Getting Crafty Family 
Secure YOUR Spot(s) when you Email your info - a registration form will be sent.  
What others are saying.... 
I’ve attended several of Jamie’s retreats and every time I’m amazed by the creative projects, generous gifts, and fantastic catering (food is important too!). We craft all day, play bingo for prizes and there’s never a shortage of beverages and snacks to keep us going. Jamie demonstrates new techniques and products that get my creativity going. I always leave with a new burst of inspiration and a full set of cards and crafts to share and display. The gifts are wonderful! The retreats are worth totally worth it! ~  Monique

Jamie is amazing! She doesn't just teach you how to create in her classes, but also shares other fun ideas to use the current "tools" for other projects. She is always giving awesome tips about proper cleaning/care for the products and organizing and storing everything. She always values you and your interests and tries to mold her classes specifically for those who are there. Her bubbly personality is infectious and you can tell she eats, drinks, breathes, and dreams all things crafting/stamping. Jamie is so inspiring with her creativity and how much time and effort she puts into Stampin' Up!  ~  Cheryl

I love Jamie's enthusiasm and love of SU.   I am on the east coast and make sure I am at the computer when her live facebook come up on Mondays.  She has such wonderful projects with tips and tricks to make it your own.  ~  Becki

I just love making cards with Jamie - she is so creative and passionate. She walks us through step by step, and encourages us as we make our creations. I'm always amazed at the artistic cards I've made! It's so nice to relax, have fun, and make beautiful cards. If you can't go to her classes in person, then watch some of her videos!  ~  Christine

Jamie has everything you need in her classes to create fun creative & beautiful cards. You can also begin to purchase your own supplies to do more on your own. Personally, I love going to her class & walking away with dazzling cards!!!  ~  Patti

Vintage Roses handmade card

I love vintage roses.  I also adore blue.  Creating this fun handmade card was perfect for a fun Monotone challenge I was participating in.  Here with the new Blueberry Bushel in-color.  See how this fun handmade card comes together with Stamping Off.

BOOK Your OWN Private Class that will Highlight the card styles or techniques you are interested in!  With my designing cards for YOU, Book a FUN Gathering of family and friends to create!  From fun Holiday Cards to Celebrations... YOU will earn ALL of the Hostess Benefits on ALL of the Purchases - perfect for stocking up to make cards all year long!!  

Order from the NEWEST Catalog  Use this Hostess Code (at check out) and I'll send you a delightful gift in the mail!
SCORE your own new catalog when you Shop with Me online or in-person, Join our New Catalog Create with us or Email Me so I can send you your own.
Created for a fun Card Club Monotone Challenge.. I love how easy this Hostess Exclusive stamp set, Very Vintage, creates an easy but beautiful handmade card.
~  Ink and stamp the lace image three times across a Whisper White card stock (4" x 5-1/4").  
Technique:  This is called Stamping Off as you create a variety of shades.
~  Die-Cut a Whisper White Oval and a Blueberry Bushel framed look with our Layering Ovals framelits on the Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine and Magnetic Platform.
~  Stamp the Vintage Rose on the white oval.
~  Add sparkle and blend the color softly using our Wink of Stella glimmer pen in the roses.
~  Assemble with a 4-1/4" x 2" strip of Blueberry Bushel card stock, the ovals with Dimensional adhesive and done!
Who knew that I'd love a monotone hand stamped card so much?!?  I love the color, ease and elegance of this KISS (Keep It Simple Stamper) handmade card.
National Park and Recreation Month is observed next on Monday, July 1st, 2019. It will be observed the month of June until 1984. It has been observed the month of July since 1985.  

If YOU didn't know it, I have been teaching classes at our local Parks and Rec centers for years!  Join us and the fun while supporting your non-profit Parks and Rec.  Look for a class taught by me - Jamie Albanese, at the Goebel Center in Thousand Oaks and the Borchard Center in Newbury Park, CA.
Have YOU heard??  I'm alllll about Celebrating!  Every Day of the year is worthy of a celebration and they have multiple holidays in most cases!  My plan is to Celebrate with YOU for the Next 365 Days!!
    If YOU Comment Below (in this blog post and the daily posts for the 365 days of this fun tour of celebrations!!) I will draw a name - daily - to send a handmade card(picked within two days of the blog post).  That is 365 cards being mailed out! Squeee!!  So JOIN US Every Day for the New 365 Reasons to Celebrate fun tour on my blog!
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Easy elegance... See how this works with the Aqua Painters to leave a good taste in your mouth!
All new crafting and card making fun.... see this Getting Crafty Tip Aqua Painter One Minute Wonder Video tutorial.
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Creating for a wonderful group of ladies - all over the world!  I'm blessed to be humble member of a fun monthly card making club.  I love the happy mail as well!  Here the Monotone Challenge delivers with this fun Very Vintage stamp set.  Receive Happy Mail from me - simply shop with me online or Join the fun, our classes (in-person and online) and the best deal of all - the Getting Crafty Family and the Starter Kit!  What do you think?  Do you love the love of this World handmade card?  Comment and let me know!

Celebrate life with me and our fun 365 Reasons to Celebrate crafting posts. Shop with ME (and use the Hostess Code at check out) and I'll be glad to send YOU  a handmade gift ~ Happy Mail!!  April is my birthday month.. Join us ONLINE and when you LIKE, Comment and SHARE my online classes I'll send YOU a gift!  Join us In Person at our many card making classes and I'll have gifts waiting for YOU!!

What Others are SAYING about Gettin' Crafty Stampin'...

Jamie is so passionate and creative about making cards - and wants everyone else to join her in the fun! She is so encouraging and positive in her attitude, helping me along when I get frustrated - and then rejoicing with me at the finished product! I love going to her classes to get new ideas, learn techniques, and have loads of fun in the process. ~ Christine C.

Jamie has wicked awesome classes! If you don’t like a particular stamp or paper/ink color Jamie wants you to change it to suit your style! I did my sister-in-law’s entire bridal shower from invitations/thank you cards, party favors to decorations, it was quaint and whimsical! Everyone ooh’d and ahh’d! I’ve had lots of special requests for classes and Jamie delivers; she always has tasty treats and flavored coffees too ~Ashley W.

I have been attending Jamie's classes for over a year. Her ideas for cards are fresh and fun. She always tries to have several different styles of cards available, so everyone gets to make cards that fit their personal style. The techniques she shows each class can be used in many different applications. She is very patient teacher when instructing class members on how to use the Stampin Up products. ~ Carol D.

If I looked up the word sparkle in the dictionary, I would find Jamie Albanese picture there. I have had the sweet blessing of knowing Jamie and her family for over 5 years now. Every time I am with her I feel loved and inspired. When I am in one of her classes I feel my creative juices flow, as she encourages me to go outside my comfort zone. Jamie helped our girl scout troop make cards for a soldier who needed some encouragement!!! For any of you who have not been in one of Jamie's classes, please don't let another day slip by. She is a beautiful friend and she will become yours too. ~ Blessings, Karen:-)

Jamie has a great eye for style and flair, and it shows in her work. Yet she can pick up on your own individual style and makes great recommendations. I love that she is always flexible for last-minute decision maker mommies like me! So much fun to host craft events with your friends and family - that personal touch always means so much. ~ Adonna

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