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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Reformation Day

Today my kids created 95 handmade cards to thank those they would receive a piece of candy from.  Dressing up is a fun tradition.  This year watching the Dodgers in the World Series as we cut our pumpkins will be a new one for us.

Happy Reformation Day Everyone!

● On October 31, 1517, Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses (or statements) on the door of Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany. This act triggered the movement in world history known as the Reformation.
● The Reformation was the great rediscovery of the good news
of salvation by grace through faith in Jesus Christ. At that time, the Church had become corrupt and was teaching false doctrines like Salvation through good works. 
● Martin Luther also translated the Bible from Latin to 
German so the common man could read the Bible himself.
● Acts 16:31 “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved…”
● Ephesians 2:8-9 “For by grace you Have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast!


Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Colorful Seasons handmade card

Happy Fall y'all!  I love Fall but living in Southern California can mean an Indian Summer and Santa Ana Winds (high winds and high heat).  Inspired by the gusting happenings, this handmade card celebrates Fall and the beauty of the season.  This was created  on Facebook.com/GettinCraftyStampin a LIVE Crafting Class we do each Monday.
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**  SHOP 24/7 with me.  If you enjoy this project and want to have some fun crafting with me, CLICK HERE and RSVP ASAP for my Upcoming Classes!!  Most classes are FREE with a qualified purchase!!

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!! 
When the Santa Ana winds hit Southern California, there are days of blowing bits.  Here in honor of this occurance is a beautiful Fall twist on this handmade card.

~  Stamp on the beautiful Painted Autumn (FREE Designer Series Paper) with the Garden Green, Early Espresso, Peekaboo Peach and Cajun Craze inks to create this Fall scene using the Sheltering Tree.
~  Add Sparkle with our Wink of Stella Clear Glitter Brush.
~  Wrap the Gold and Copper Metallic thread around your fingers four times and adhere with a Glue Dot to create a cool Movement Technique.
~  Adhere to the Cajun Craze and Peekaboo Peach card stocks with Fast Fuse adhesive.

Created at a recent Facebook.com/GettinCraftyStampin LIVE each Monday .. this Colorful Seasons handmade card is sure to add WOW Color to your day!

I hope that you enjoyed this Video Tutorial. Don't forget to Sign Up and Follow my Gettin' Crafty Stampin' YouTube Channel.

FREE Pretty Paper!!!
SQUEEE!!
I have to admit - I am a paper hoarder.  I LOVE the pretty, double sided, beautiful patterns, color coordinated awesome Designer Series Paper!
~  Score DOUBLE the Value as it is Double Sided!
~  Coordinate Perfectly with inks, card stock, accessories for easy and stylish crafting.
~  They are JUST SO PRETTY!!

Right Now in the month of October score FREE Paper!  Every 3 packets of these Designer Series Papers you purchase - pick a 4th for FREE!  Hurry - Don't miss out!

Order ONLINE using this Hostess Code 4UW2SPSW  at check out (and I will send YOU a handmade gift as my Thank You!)

I LOVE the floating and movement the Metallic Threads add to this hand stamped card, don't you?
What do you think??  Please Share Me and This with a Pin, Email, Facebook post, Tweet.. and Join Me with a follow on these avenues like Pinterest and YouTubeInstagram, LinkedIn and Foursquare! Get even MORE Gettin' Crafty Stampin' with our Exclusive Mailing List and it's many rewards!! 

Celebrate the Season... I LOVE Fall and this is a colorful, action and sparkle filled handmade card.  Join us on our Facebook.com/GettinCraftyStampin LIVES each Monday as we create and connect over crafting and card making - a free and fun time to create!

Friday, October 20, 2017

Crafting Classes for YOU!

You are invited...

Join Us for LIVE Crafting This Week:

Facebook.com/GettinCraftyStampin LIVES on Monday @ 7:30pm PST and 
~THIS Tuesday the Bonus 4 handmade cards, 1 night and FREE!

~  Then Saturday, TWO Fun Card Making Classes on One Day!
~  Crafting & Brunch at our Creative Connections Class, Brunch, 4 handmade cards, Presentations, Prizes and MORE!  $20 or SAVE $5 when you take the second class of the day:
~  Fabulous Fall Crafternoon ~ 4 handmade cards $15 or FREE with a minimum purchase

Join Us at our Parks and Rec Classes... 
Friday, Oct 27th @ Borchard Center
Wednesday, Nov 1st @ Goebel Center

AWESOME 20 HAND-STAMPED HOLIDAY CARDS // NEW DATE 10/27.

Four beautiful homemade cards of each of five designs. Learn embossing, sparkle, water coloring, and crafting card-making techniques. $10 cash due first class. $8 for 40 envelopes.
Course Number: 5115.4171
Duration: 1 day
Notes: (Instructor: Jamie Albernese)
For Ages: 18.0 yrs - 99.0 yrs
Location: Borchard Community Center
Class Dates: 10/27/2017-10/27/2017
Day(s): F
Time: 6:30-9:30pm

Fee: $40.00

Lab Fee: $10.00







CARD MAKING AND WINTER CRAFTING

Create stunning hand-stamped cards to WOW! Includes water coloring, embossing, sparkle, metallic, and more; create four cards/week. $10 cash materials fee due first class. No class 11/22.
Course Number: 0806.5171
Duration: 4 wks
Notes: (Instructor: Jamie Albanese)
For Ages: 18.0 yrs - 99.0 yrs
Location: Goebel Adult Community Center
Class Dates: 11/01/2017-11/29/2017
Day(s): W
Time: 6:30-8:30pm

Fee: $35.00

Lab Fee: $10.00

$100 for the Crafting Cruise

Escape with us..
Secure YOUR Spot for only $100 Due October 25th.

Did YOU Know that for ONLY $100 you can secure your spot on the Crafting Cruise?!?! With a series of payments you can join us as we leave Long Beach, CA and go to Ensenada. Mexico!
Ocean View Suites, Three Nights, Four Days, Four Full Crafting Classes, Goody Bag, Prizes, a Wonderful Escape!

Grab your loved ones - friends and family... 
Spots are LIMITED!
Amazing price on this cruise.
* Retreat ($275) and
 **Cruise Ocean View ($375, including all taxes and fees) and
$100 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 - $100 per month NOW until the Balance is Due will Secure your Retreat and Your Cruise!
Gettin' Crafty Stampin' Cruise Retreat 
(Save the DATE!)
March 1 ~ 4th, 2018
Crafting Retreat $250 
(Early Bird Pricing until Oct 25, 2017)
Crafting Retreat $275, four full crafting sessions
 (*with non-refundable paid retreat deposit of $75, and balance due February 1, 2018)
Join us as we cruise out of Long Beach, CA and travel to Ensenada, Mexico with a great 4 night cruise.
March 1 ~ 4th, 2018
~  Meeting at the Long Beach, CA dock 
(we are looking to secure a limo or driver of sorts to drive us - this will be an add on option and secure that our cars will not be left at the Docks)
~  Ocean Front Rooms
~  Generous Goodie Bag PACKED with Gifts
~ Fun Crafting & PJ Contests
~  5 Full Crafting Sessions while we cruise
~  Prizes daily
~  BINGO and Raffle FUN
~  Dinner and Shows as a group or on your own
~  Excursions available but not included in the cruise costs to Ensenada, Mexico.

Secure YOUR Spot(s) with your $100 Deposit for the Cruise Suite and Email your info - a registration form will be sent.  
Jamie@GettinCraftyStampin.com

You can pay via:
 Venmo, PayPal Friends and Family, Check, Cash
Payment Plan is an option.

Out of Town??
We have a group flying into LAX where we are working to arrange transport to the Docs
(we are looking to secure a limo or driver of sorts to drive us - this will be an add on option and secure that our cars will not be left at the Docks)

CLICK HERE to Register
Join the Crafting, exciting and new 
Come Aboard. We're expecting you. 
And Card Making, life's sweetest reward. 
Let it flow, it floats back to you. 

Crafting Cruise soon will be making another run 
The Gettin' Crafty Stampin' Retreat promises something for everyone 
Set a course for adventure, 
Your mind on a new creation. 

And creating won't hurt any one 
It's an open smile on a friendly shore. 
Yes Craftingggggggggggg! 

Welcome Aboard. It's Creating and Connecting over Crafting! 

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Pick a Pattern, Deer handmade card

I love our LIVES on Facebook.com/GettinCraftyStampin each Monday.  It gives me the opportunity to connect, talk and create with you (sometimes YOU make the creative choices on the cards even).  Here with a FREE Stamp Set and FREE pretty Designer Series Papers create two cool looks of mixed patterns.  See this 2-Step Stamping and Video Tutorial.
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**  SHOP 24/7 with me.  If you enjoy this project and want to have some fun crafting with me, CLICK HERE and RSVP ASAP for my Upcoming Classes!!  Most classes are FREE with a qualified purchase!!

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!! 
Picking a Pattern may be your biggest challenge!  I love mixing pretty papers that all coordinate. 

~  Stamp the deer from the Merry Patterns stamp set (FREE) on the Wood Textures Designer Series Paper in Black Archival ink. 
~ Fussy Cut it with our Paper Snips.
~  Layer over the pretty Plaid paper from the Christmas Around the World (FREE) Designer Series Paper.  
~  Stamp the Outline Words in Black Archival ink in the Whisper White card stock.
~  Stamp the inside words with Real Red ink for a cool 2-Step Stamping, two colors.
~  Add sparkle with our Clear Wink of Stella.
~  Adhere the tied bow with a Glue Dot.
Two options - both on FREE Pretty Paper!

Created at a recent Facebook.com/GettinCraftyStampin LIVE each Monday .. this Pick a Pattern handmade card is sure to add WOW Color to your day!
I hope that you enjoyed this Video Tutorial. Don't forget to Sign Up and Follow my Gettin' Crafty Stampin' YouTube Channel.

FREE Pretty Paper!!!
SQUEEE!!
I have to admit - I am a paper hoarder.  I LOVE the pretty, double sided, beautiful patterns, color coordinated awesome Designer Series Paper!
~  Score DOUBLE the Value as it is Double Sided!
~  Coordinate Perfectly with inks, card stock, accessories for easy and stylish crafting.
~  They are JUST SO PRETTY!!

Right Now in the month of October score FREE Paper!  Every 3 packets of these Designer Series Papers you purchase - pick a 4th for FREE!  Hurry - Don't miss out!

Order ONLINE using this Hostess Code 4UW2SPSW  at check out (and I will send YOU a handmade gift as my Thank You!)

What do you think??  Please Share Me and This with a Pin, Email, Facebook post, Tweet.. and Join Me with a follow on these avenues like Pinterest and YouTubeInstagram, LinkedIn and Foursquare! Get even MORE Gettin' Crafty Stampin' with our Exclusive Mailing List and it's many rewards!! 

Are you a traditionalist (like me) for your Christmas Holiday Cards?  Are you into something out of the norm but beautiful?  Have FUN with the pretty papers you pick and mix it up.  See the fun Facebook.com/GettinCraftyStampin LIVES we do and Join Us each Monday.  Score YOUR free paper, stamp set and more - but HURRY - it ends Oct 31st.

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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