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Friday, October 28, 2011

Learn "Card Making Techniques"...

Here is a card, showing my "Woven Ribbon Technique"...which I taught at my October stamping Class.   My "Classes" are a different format than my "Card Buffets".  (See my October 1st "Buffets" post below.)

At my "Class" sessions, I teach fun "Card Making Techniques" ...and each person learns the step-by-step process of how to actually do the technique...all while they make their own card.
Ribbon Weaving Technique Class -by Micki Daniel. Images ©Stampin'Up!
Close-up of "Ribbon Weaving" technique by Micki Daniel

























If you are interested in attending either my monthly, stamping "Classes" or my "Card Buffets"...contact me HERE.



P.S. You are invited to stop by my SU booth at the Annual Women's Forest Park Craft Fair. I'll be demonstrating the new "Simply Scored" tool.   (The craft fair is Saturday, Oct. 29 from 10-3 PM. Winton Woods H.S. located on West Kemper Road, in Forest Park.)

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Another October "Buffet Menu" card...

Here is another photo of one of the cards from my October "Buffet Menu".
This is a simple, yet beautiful card that can be used for just about any occasion.
Oct. Buffet card by Micki Daniel. All images©Stampin'Up!


 














All images ©Stampin'Up!

I will be posting more photo's of the "Buffet Menu", over the next several days...so check back often!

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

"Card Buffet" Christmas card...

Here is another photo of one of the cards from my "Buffet Menu", that you can choose to make when you attend my "Card Buffets".  It was on the October Menu, and will also be on November's "All Christmas card Menu".
"Buffet" card by Micki Daniel  All images ©Stampin'Up!

"Buffet" card close-up -Micki Daniel ©Stampin'Up!














Check out my November Calender HERE...and reserve your seat for one of my Christmas "Card Buffet" sessions.
My Buffets are Easy, Quick and FUN...bring a friend and make your very own Christmas cards this year!


Learn more about my "Buffets"...on post below. (Saturday, October 1)

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Another "Buffet Menu" card...

Here is a photo of another card from my "Card Buffet Menu" (see post below).












For details on how my "Card Buffet" actually works...read my Saturday, October 1 post.

If you're local, and wish to attend one of my "Buffet" sessions...please contact me.
More photos from my "Menu" will be posted over next few days...so check back often!

Thanks for stopping by the "Avenue of Art".

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

October Buffet Menu....

The "Card Buffet" for October was finally launched....and below are a few photos to give you an idea of what my "Card Buffet" set-up is like...as well as the cards that "won" a final place on the Menu.  
(Close-up photo of my Buffet Menu" is at bottom of this post.)

I have had requests to hold it again, later this month, and will try to work in another session before the end of October.  Contact me ASAP ...if you are interested in the final October "Card Buffet"session.
 
I will also be hosting several November "Card Buffets" with a menu of all Christmas cards.
Seating for each session is limited, so be sure and register early!  
(Click HERE to request more infornation.)

Set-up of stamping area and "Buffet Menu"


Menu and # boxes containing "Card-Kits" and supplies for each card.


Stamp area. (I provide ALL supplies and tools except for adhesive.)


Close up of Micki's October "Card Buffet Menu"  All images ©Stampin'Up!

(My "Card Buffet" is where I offer 12 different cards, from which each person may select just the cards she prefers to make...as well as how many of each card...from a "Buffet Menu".  Everyone makes a minimum of 8 cards.)

I invite you to try it out with a friend...you'll have a really fun and relaxing time with other ladies!  - Micki
 Contact me today, for more information.

I will be posting individual photos of these cards in future posts...so check back often if you would like to see a detailed photo of some of the cards.   Here is the first one, showing a close-up view:

Christmas card "Peace on Earth"- Micki Daniel. Images ©Stampin'Up!

Close-up of card.  Images ©Stampin'Up!

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Christmas in September class...

This is one of the cards we made in class, which used both the dry and heat embossing techniques.  My photo does not show the shiny ornament very well, but it actually looks like a delicate, old-fashioned, glass ornament.

Get this Card "Recipe" FREE...(directions + cut sizes) when you place a $40.00 order through my SU Web Site.
(You may also order from the NEW items recently added to the Clearance Rack...and benefit even more!)
Click on items listed below, to see detailed product descriptions...or to order it online.
September Class card by Micki Daniel. Images ©Stampin'Up!




















Card stock: Cherry Cobbler, Garden Green, Whisper White  
Inks: Cherry Cobbler, Garden Green, VersaMark
Misc. / Tools:   Ornament PunchCorner rounder PunchCutter KitCherry Cobbler embossing powderSnow Burst Embossing Folder1/4" wide ribbon (retired), DimensionalsBasic RhinestonesSnail AdhesiveSticky StripBig ShotPaper Trimmer,   Heat Tool.

Thanks for stopping by...and feel free to leave a comment in the comment box at the end of this post.

Have a blessed day...and keep stamping! - Micki

Sponge Dauber Cases make great Christmas gifts...

October Update:
I still have a some of the new, Sponge Dauber Cases available for purchase (while supplies last) if you are looking for a little Christmas gift for a stamper friend...or even for yourself.   Each case is $14 each, plus shipping.


To order 1 or more cases, just click on my PayPal button in upper right corner...for each case needed.
View of case opened. Holds 40 daubers. $14 (case only)

Saturday, October 1, 2011

Seats still available for my October "Card Buffet" ...

What is a Card Buffet?

You've probably attended buffets before…like Golden Corral…mainly because we can select from a “buffet menu” that contains a wide variety of items, where each person can choose what they want and how much of each item…plus everything is prepared and ready to eat when we arrive.  We enjoy a great ‘home style’ meal, with a wide variety of choices…and all for one basic price!
 
Buffets are especially great when we are limited in our time and energy…they save us from having to do the shopping, storing, prepping and cooking...plus all the clean-up afterwards!

Based on these concepts, I now offer a Card Buffet including "card menus".
"Card Buffet Menu" by Micki  (sample only)










Buffet card- by Micki Daniel  ©Stampin'Up!












Here are the BASICS of my "CARD BUFFET"...

o        Just bring your own Snail Adhesive.  That’s it!
o        Come and leave when you want.  (within the 3 hr. session)
o        Work at your own pace.

o        12 beautiful cards* to choose from on every “Buffet Menu”
o        Card Kits are in a shoebox of matching # and ready to assemble

o       All difficult or time consuming steps are pre completed 
      ...so this is for both 'first timers' as well as experienced.  

o       Cost is only $18 a person for 8 beautiful cards. (minimum)
o       You may make more than 8 cards (add’l cards only 2.25 ea.)  
o       Only limit is the 3 hour time frame.

My next "Card Buffet" sessions will be held on:
                                         
Thursday  evening    5:30  -   8:30      October      13  completed
Saturday  morning     9:30  - 12:30      October      15  completed
Thursday  evening    5:30  -   8:30    *November  10  completed
Saturday  morning     9:30  - 12:30    *November  12  completed
Tuesday  morning      9:30  - 12:30    *November  15  completed
Tuesday  evening      5:30  -   8:30    *November  15  completed
Tuesday  morning      9:30  - 12:30    *December    5  completed

I am really excited about offering this opportunity, due to the fact that it offers lots of
choices and something for everyone…without each one having to buy lots of tools or supplies. It's Easy...Fast...and FUN...and you end up with beautiful, handmade card.   Each session has limited seating.                                                                                                                       Click Here to contact me to R.S.V.P
       
  ** Menu will be ALL Christmas cards.
  
      Have a great day! - Micki