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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Celebrate Pi (3.14) day with pies!

I have a confession to make.. I do not like cake.  Nope.  I much more prefer pies.. of almost any type.  I also home-school our youngest four children.. and I love that they know so many wonderful facts, like Pi (3.14) in their Classical Conversations curriculum.  So today we enjoyed Pi and Pies in a few great ways (like this Punch Art hand made card!).  Join us as we create some delicious fun at our upcoming card making and crafting classes.
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Pies of all types are really my favorite.. but I love a good cherry and a good apple pie.. here is a nod to some of my favorite fruited pies...
~  Die- cut the Crumb Cake card stock with the Stitched Framelit Circle and the scalloped Circle Collection Framelits (die-cutting a Real Red circle as well) in the Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine.
~  Emboss the Stitched Circle with the Basket Weave deep texture embossing folder* (*Free During Sale~A~Bration!!).
~  Cut the Tutti~Fruitti Designer Series Paper to 4-1/4"x 2" and adhere to the card with SNAIL adhesive.
~  Using the Paper Snips, cut a 'wedge' of pie.
~  Stamp the Fruit Basket sweet greeting in Real Red ink.
~  Using the Cherry Cobbler Stampin Blends to color the metallic embellishment heart.
~  Highlight the sweet lattice pie topping with our Clear Wink of Stella glitter pen in the small squares and Real Red center.
I couldn't help it.. we did it.  Joining some other home-school families today we gathered at our local Toppers Pizza for some pie.. ohhh delicious Pizza Pie!   Ours was devoured before I considered snapping a picture but I snagged my friend's son's pizza and my empty formally veggie pizza plate - lol... 
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Finding a tasty reason to celebrate daily is a fun way to brighten the lives of my children.  We, during Lent, don't eat sweets so creating my favorite dessert (pie) to celebrate Pi Day is close to satisfying lol.  Sweet reason to create some love, wrapped up in a handmade card. Celebrate life with me and our fun 365 Reasons to Celebrate crafting posts.

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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.

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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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