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December 24, 2011

Merry Christmas!

decorated candy jars by Ida Chan
Merry Christmas!
It's time to fill your tunmies with goodies!!
What's your favourite sweet Christmas treats? 
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December 22, 2011

Come let's adore

come let's adore card by Ida Chan, Vancouver
A quick update. One of my favorite cards!  
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December 16, 2011

Advent Calendar!

Merry Christmas! and Happy Holidays!
Sorry for the MIA. I've been busy in so many ways but I'm able to slip in a few minutes to update you on how I'm counting down to Christmas.
Advent Calendar by Ida Chan, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, Vancouver

I used the 25 & counting stamp set to complete this fun Advent calendar.
How are you counting down to Christmas this year? 
Advent Calendar by Ida Chan, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, Vancouver

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November 21, 2011

Online Extravaganza!!

Sale starts today from November 21-30 only! Lots of items up to 60% off!! I'm loving the 50% of stamp sets!!
Simply Scored 20% off today! Sale Price: $31.16
Sweet Pressed Cookie Stamps 20% off today! Sale Price: 16.76

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November 20, 2011

Successful craft fair!

What a great day yesterday! I had great fun chatting and meeting a lot of amazing people yesterday at the Bonsor Community Centre craft fair in Burnaby yesterday. Thank you everyone who came by to say hi!
Here's a picture of me and my first handmade craft table.
Ida Chan at Bonsor Craft Fair, Burnaby

And a closeup of my goodies before the table was rummaged through by great shoppers.

Ida's display at Bonsor Craft Fair, Burnaby
And how did my mustache candy do?! They were enjoyed by so many and were gone in a jiffy! I loved putting smiles (and mustaches) on people's faces with fun free goodies! 
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November 17, 2011

Care for a 'stash?

Mustache lollipops by Ida Chan Stampin' Up! demonstrator, Vancouver
And the reveal of all those mustaches I stamped yesterday!

I cut out all those mustaches and stuck it onto a lollipop! Now everyone can have a mustache!

Stop by to visit me this Saturday, November 18 from 10am-3pm at Bonsor Community Centre in Burnaby!
I'll be at the craft fair and will be giving away these free fun mustache lollies! Visit early because I'm sure they won't last! 
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November 16, 2011

First Craft Fair

I've been busy all week preparing for my first ever craft fair! I will be debuting at the Bonsor Community Centre this Saturday, November 19, 2011 from 10am-3pm.

Drop-by and say hi!
Stampin' Up! Many Mustaches
Here's what I'm making tonight to wrap up my preparations. Can you guess what I'll be making of these mustaches? I'll reveal the project tomorrow.  
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November 11, 2011

November Stamp-a-stack

The last series of the Christmas Stamp-a-stack class is on Tuesday, November 22 at 7:30pm.
Please join me for this last series of 2011 to make 9 cards of 3 designs for $20.


For those who have completed all 3 of my Christmas stamp-a-stack this season, you will receive a free ornaments class from me in December. Missed a previous class? contact me to set up a date to do those classes.
Craft 9 handmade cards of 3 designs
November 22 at 7:30pm-9:30pm
Price: $20
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Christmas WOW card class

Christmas Wow card class

Last week I revealed the first of the 2 WOW card. Here is the second one made by the talented Julie Ramsay.
Here is the other card that I posted earlier.
Christmas WOW card class

Impress your friends this year with an extraordinary and one of a kind card! For $12, you can create both these cards in my class on Wednesday, November 23 from 7:30pm-9:30pm.

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Bridal shower

It's been a crazy week! My dog's been sick and has kept me up most of the night with his goose-sound coughs. It's been an overwhelming week.

Bridal shower name tags by Ida Chan Stampin' Up!, VancouverNotebook for the bride by Ida Chan, Vancouver
I also had a late last minute request to do a bridal shower workshop. I had to put together fun projects, name tags, and a tips for the bride book. Here's what I put together quickly using the bride's wedding colors and style.

If you are interested in a DIY wedding or handmade invitations, please visit my Wedding page for more details.
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November 2, 2011

Happy Movember!

It's that month again! Movember!
And who says women can't do anything mustache worthy in the disturbing month of overgrown mustaches and beards?

To help raise awareness to prostate cancer and fundraise for research, I will be donating $2 to the  Prostate Cancer Foundation BC for every  Many Mustaches stamp set purchased thru me in November.  

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October 31, 2011

Happy Halloween! Bring on Christmas!

So I cheated and skipped out crafting anything for Halloween this year...just to give myself more time to prepare for Christmas! I'm ready for Christmas so bring it on!!

For November's Stamp-a-stack class, I will be featuring the Snow Much Fun stamp set. Here's one of the cards that we will be doing.
November 22 7:00pm-9:00pm
Price: $20 for 9 cards
Stampin' Up! Snow much fun stamped card
Remember that in each Stamp-a-stack class you will be making 9 cards of 3 designs for $20! 

If you've completed 3 Stamp-a-stack classes this holiday season you will receive a free Christmas ornament class from me on December 7! Missed the previous stamp-a-stacks? Email me and we can schedule a private class or to order a class kit from me.
Snow Much Fun - clear 122562 $24.95
Snow Much Fun - wood 122560 $33.95

To end the Halloween spirit and welcome Christmas, I'm saluting October good-bye with my dog, Bun Bun's picture. He sure did have a fun-filled Halloween this year!
pomeranian as bullfighter
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October 30, 2011

Holiday Open House

Join me next Saturday for my holiday open house in Vancouver.
Free admission and all are welcome!

Saturday, November 5 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Be prepared to be amazed with specials I'll be offering exclusively for the Open House.
Come by for a free make and take project and explore the fun crafting projects that you can do this holiday season.

I'll be giving away a door prize!
Everyone attending will get a door prize ticket but here's how to get EXTRA tickets!
5 extra tickets for bringing friend who is new to me
5 extra ticket for EVERY $25 order placed before s/h & taxes
10 extra tickets for joining a club
10 extra tickets for booking a workshop/party
10 extra tickets for signing up as my downline
ALSO be the first 5 people to RSVP to get 3 extra tickets!
BONUS 5 tickets if you check-in on facebook or foursquare on your smartphone at the event

Here's a quick preview of an upcoming WOW class that I'll be offering on November 23.
Stampin' Up! die cut paper stocking
This is a card I received as a swap from my upline's team. This was made by Carol Arbour. I love it! Pin It now!

October 28, 2011

It's fun to be a demo!

It's the last few days to get the Big Shot die cut machine for free!
Purchase the Starter Kit at $215 and receive the Big Shot or $125 worth of products for free! This promotion ends October 31, 2011! Get it now before the howls away!

Want to know why you want to purchase the Starter Kit?
One of my favourite reason to join is that we have demonstrator only card swaps!
Take this card as an example! (I'll try to get a better picture in the next couple of days)
peace on earth handmade card
I had a shoebox swap last month and my downline, Cindy Lu made this gorgeously shimmery christmas card! LOVE IT!

To find out more on getting the free Big Shot, click here.
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October 10, 2011

October Stamp-a-stack

Ready for another set of 9 cards?
This month I am featuring the Merry & Type stamp set. For $20 you can complete 9 cards of 3 designs with coordinating envelops.

This Cherry Cobbler colored card is another swap by Andrea Skillman. I'm really liking her style!

When: Tuesday October 25  7pm-9pm
At my home (East 46th and Kerr St)
Fee: $20

Can't make it on the 25th? I'm also running the same class on Sunday, Oct 22 from 10am-12noon. Still can't make it? Let me know and I will schedule a private session for you! (kits also available for those who cannot attend physically)

Please RSVP (for Oct25) before Oct 21 to secure your seat
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Happy Thanksgiving Day!

Happy Thanksgiving! And Happy Columbus Day to those south of Canada!
Just a quick posting of a gorgeous Thanksgiving card I received as a swap I organized at convention this year.
This is a swap from Andrea Skillman. I love the subtle but vibrant colors of foilage in this card. A simple yet extraordinary card. Thank you Andrea!
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October 5, 2011

Card Keeper Box Class!

Stampin Up! convention make and take
Create this cute Card Keeper box and organize your cards in style!
The top cover is wrapped neatly with the Timeless Portrait Designer Fabric as well as the inner tab cards are decorated with the Timeless Portrait Designer Series Paper.
Stampin Up! convention make and take

How about making this box without having to buy individual pieces to complete it? For $20 you can create this gorgeous box to organize your cards or give it away as an amazing gift.

When: Sunday, October 22  10am - 12noon
At my home (East 46th and Kerr St)
Fee: $20

Please RSVP here before Oct 14 to secure your seat
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October 2, 2011

Sweet Pressed Cookie Stamps

Stampin' Up! sweet pressed cookie
Introducing...the new Stampin' Up! Sweet Pressed Cookie Stamps! No ink required!

Got a knack for baking and stamping? Here's the perfect item for you! Combine stamping and baking together this holiday season!
Stampin' Up! sweet pressed cookie
Includes solid wood handle with three interchangeable stamp images (heart, jack-o-lantern, and snowflake), two recipes, and tips for fun use!
Item: 125152
Price: $20.95
Stampin' Up! sweet pressed cookie

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Get a FREE Big Shot in October!

As I just discovered by signing up a new demonstrator yesterday, for the month of October anyone who joins the Stampin' Up! family will receive a FREE Big Shot or $125 worth of free products of your choice!
How awesome is that?

Here are the details:
  • Anyone who signs up during the promotion (October 1-31) will receive a Sizzix Big Shot Machine OR $125 in free Stampin' Up! products of their choice from any of our current catalogs!
  • New Recruits can purchase the standard or Digital+ Starter Kit, and may add the Stampin' Memories, Definitely Decorative, or My Digital Studio Add-On for the regular add-on price.
The Starter Kit is already a steal at $215 (that's the price of a Big Shot and a XL die cut!!) - contains over $425 worth of stamp sets, card stock, ink, accessories, and business supplies. It's an all-in-one customizable package to start your own business!
Contact me to ask questions and get started today! Become part of my team Stampers Without Borders and together we can bring creativity to other people and make a real difference in the lives of others.

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September 25, 2011

Mustache for the sweet

Just another month until Halloween! Have you thought about your treats yet?

I got mine planned out and here is a quick look at one of them.
The long  1"x8" cellophane bag is perfect for filling a row of gumballs, pencils or anything! It comes in a pack of 50 for $3.25

Also from the Holiday Mini catalog is the  Peekaboo frames die. It's perfect for cute handmade tags!
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September 22, 2011

Shake them booties!

It's that time of the month yet again! Check out this month's feature project in our 3D stamp club class.
3D technique club project

As per special request in preparation to one of the club member's baby shower she has to prepare for, we are making paper baby booties!

Aren't these cute!? You can fill these up with candy or baby face cloth or socks.

Want to join my 3D or technique club? We meet every last Thursday of each month.
This month's meeting was bumped up a week earlier at the member's request.
Find out more on stamp clubs here!

Hope you can join us!! I also accept drop-in members! 
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September 18, 2011

Garage sale!

Today is my last garage sale of the year! It will be held at my sideline's home along with 3 other demomstrators from 11am-1pm at 3038 School Avenue, Vancouver BC.

Please note this is the correct address as I have posted a wrong address previously! Hope to see you all there!

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September 17, 2011

Stamp-a-stack 2 peek

A quick sneak peek of next month's stamp-a-stack! (make 9 cards of 3 card designs)
For October's class I will be featuring the Merry & Type stamp set. The October class is on  October 25 at 7pm.   RSVP here  
 Merry and Type - clear mount 122552


Merry & Type - woodmount 122550


Reminder that if you attend all 3 of my Stamp-a-stack classes you will receive a free ornaments class. Details of my Stamp-a-stack classes are  here. If you are unable to attend the posted times but want to make these cards, you can contact me to purchase a kit or schedule another class time for you.

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