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#159 Kelli P., come on down!

Kelli P. Says:

#159, I think it would be great to have a magical set (slightly different from your Princess Birthday). Dragon, fairy, princess hat, star(s), Prince on his horse, castle. With the dragon and prince it would work for a boy as well. Words that could go with it would be: believe, imagine, pretend, or something like that.

Congratulations Kelli!!!!!  Please email me so we can get started!

kim@mftstamps.com

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And the MINI’s go to….

Kimmie0270!!!!!!  Email me with your addy and I will get the first one in the mail asap!

This card was made using a scalloped notecard that will someday be listed on the site (as soon as I am back in town for more than 48 hours!) and a tease from one of the new sets that will be released next Wed night, May 7th.  So what if you don’t like poodles you say????  Works for me since there are 11 other breeds to play with!  Everyone’s bound to be Gone to the Dogs!

I got home late last night, and will leave again very early Friday morning for the Arlington swap.  I’m really going just to hang with my girls and make some new friends, but nonetheless, since I am gone again, let’s play another game!  In honor of one of the sets we will be releasing next Wed night in our member company forum on SCS, let’s play for a brand spankin’ new set of Gone to the Dogs!

Leave a numbered comment below and I will pull a winner next Tuesday when I return!

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And the MINI's go to….

Kimmie0270!!!!!!  Email me with your addy and I will get the first one in the mail asap!

This card was made using a scalloped notecard that will someday be listed on the site (as soon as I am back in town for more than 48 hours!) and a tease from one of the new sets that will be released next Wed night, May 7th.  So what if you don’t like poodles you say????  Works for me since there are 11 other breeds to play with!  Everyone’s bound to be Gone to the Dogs!

I got home late last night, and will leave again very early Friday morning for the Arlington swap.  I’m really going just to hang with my girls and make some new friends, but nonetheless, since I am gone again, let’s play another game!  In honor of one of the sets we will be releasing next Wed night in our member company forum on SCS, let’s play for a brand spankin’ new set of Gone to the Dogs!

Leave a numbered comment below and I will pull a winner next Tuesday when I return!

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It's a Mod World After All

I had to find some time before I left for my next Rep Show to make a little card, and I had yet to ink up this swanky set from The Cat’s Pajamas!  The card is quite simple, but I kind of like how bold it is!  The set name is Mod, Mod World and it was released a week or so ago.  It’s a HUGE set and filled with fun! 

And speaking of names…how did you get yours?  Your username of course!  I always wonder how people create their usernames, and I thought it would be a fun little contest to hold in my absense!  How about the random winner receiving the next TWO mini sets, both for June and July!  You can’t beat that with a stick!  Number your posts and I will pick a winner when I return on Wednesday, April 30th!  And don’t forget, there is still time to post a comment to help me design the August (or September, depending on how long it takes) MINI set!

I’ll soak up some sun in CA for ya’!

Hugs,

Kim

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It’s a Mod World After All

I had to find some time before I left for my next Rep Show to make a little card, and I had yet to ink up this swanky set from The Cat’s Pajamas!  The card is quite simple, but I kind of like how bold it is!  The set name is Mod, Mod World and it was released a week or so ago.  It’s a HUGE set and filled with fun! 

And speaking of names…how did you get yours?  Your username of course!  I always wonder how people create their usernames, and I thought it would be a fun little contest to hold in my absense!  How about the random winner receiving the next TWO mini sets, both for June and July!  You can’t beat that with a stick!  Number your posts and I will pick a winner when I return on Wednesday, April 30th!  And don’t forget, there is still time to post a comment to help me design the August (or September, depending on how long it takes) MINI set!

I’ll soak up some sun in CA for ya’!

Hugs,

Kim

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Whoo Hoo!!!

Hi all!  There is SO much to share today, and all of it GOOD!!!  First up, I created this little ditty for the Sketch challenge Cindy Haffner so ably does each week on our member company forum.  If you have a chance, please play along, we love to see everyone’s creative take!  Did ya’ notice the cute little rounded scallop card??  We’ll be carrying them as soon as I can get ‘em loaded!  Too cute and with envelopes to fit!

Second…you know that cool scrubber and cleaner I’ve been carrying on the site?  Well…I had them private labeled for me and look who’s now in pink and white!  Isn’t it CUTE????!!!!  I LOVE it!  From now on when you order our cleaner and/or scrubber, this is how it will be packaged!  Aahhh…pink…..

Third….you know that little sale to help to raise funds for the Rayburns?????  Well, in the immortal words of Dora (yeah, I’ve got a 4 yr old…) WE DID IT!!!!!  Do you believe it?!!!!  We - YOU and I, raised $1136.42!!!  So I am bumping up the total to make it an even $1200…MISSION accomplished!!!  Kudo’s to all of you!  I am one proud mft Lady!!!!  There is a PayPal donate now button further down on this blog, this is for donations which will directly go to the family should anyone wish to use it.  There’s been a trust set up for Todd and the boys, so let’s keep a tab on them, shall we?

Fourth…Well, while my good friend Alma SHOULD have been touting the incredibleness of her SWANKY new set, she was really posting on her blog to send people over to participate in our sale!  Do you believe that?  I SWEAR I have the best friends ever!  So, let’s show a little love to the Mod, Mod World of The Cat’s Pajamas!

Lastly…remember I am holding a contest below and a winner will be picked to help me design (with Christy) the August mini set!  There’s still time to leave a numbered comment since the winner won’t be selected until May 1st!

Thanks again to Gina K., Alma, and the MFT DT members who are busy working to create another fundraiser for the family; Kris Becker, who has been an absolute Angel to the Rayburns, if one existed in the flesh, she is it!  I truly pray I am as loved as Tish was, and the service so willingly provided to Tish and her family is a measure of how wonderful she was and the legacy she leaves behind.  And most of all, thank YOU, the MFT family who completely rose to this occasion and made something far beyond measure possible.  This has been an extremely moving experience for me and I am forever grateful!

Hugs,

Kim

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Good fun and great news!

First the fun news…  See that cute little watermark???  It was created by Sara Williams and I am in LOVE with it!  She also created a cute little signature, and as soon as I figure out how to use it, you will see it too!  Check her out!!!!  The card isn’t new, but I had to play around with the watermark, so thought it would work quite well.  The rest of the DT has fancy new watermarks as well, so be on lookout! 

Second, the GREAT news!  We are SO gonna reach that goal (for the Rayburn’s) and might even exceed it by a bit!!!!!  So many of you are sending in checks, requesting your portion of the sale also go to the family, coming up with new ways to raise money that there’s no way this goal won’t be met!  Doesn’t that make you feel terrific????  YOU will help put TWO kids through COLLEGE!  Do you know how big that is?????  Give yourselves a huge pat on the back! 

And give an extra one to Miss Gina K. who brought awareness to this cause by making an announcement on Splitcoast AND by placing an order!  Kudo’s to one of the most wonderful woman I’ve never met!  (But will very soon!)  You might wanna check out her SCS forum, as I think there’s a new release right around the corner, and from what I’ve seen it’s a MUST have!  Huge hugs and thanks to THE BEST, most wonderful, most supportive group of women in the WORLD.  Bar none.

ETA: Sara installed my fancy new siggy!!!!  Whoo hoo!!!! 

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Drive On!

A few months ago, I posted about a friend, Tish, who’d been diagnosed with a very rare form of ovarian cancer. Tish battled through 6 rounds of chemo only to discover two additional tumors, one on her spine and one in her stomach. My heart fell when I read her CaringBridge post which broke the news. Since her diagnosis last August, the family has held the motto of DRIVE ON! in dealing with this aggressive cancer and fought a valiant fight. Tish lost her battle early Tuesday morning, and I found out about it late last night. Tish leaves behind two beautiful, young sons and a hubby, Todd, who I worked with for several years in my past life. I know Todd much better than I knew Tish, and know just how difficult this has been and will continue to be for the immediate future. Prior to Tish passing, a benefit was planned to help the family recover from the mounting medical bills and ensure a bright future for the boys, Tucker and Tanner. The benefit is still underway, but with a more solemn feel. My husband and I are donating some items to a silent auction, and the picture above is the gift card holder for that auction. The content of the gift card is about $200 in MFT merchandise, and I know every little bit helps. But I want to do more. Todd was the most compassionate, tender-hearted *boss* I’ve ever had, and I want more than anything to really help this family. So what I’ve decided to do is two-fold: 1) Starting tomorrow, I am offering a 10% discount on ALL stamps on the site. Use the coupon code Tish at checkout to receive 10% off all the stamps in your shopping cart. (It won’t discount your other merchandise, just stamps.) The coupon code will run from Tuesday, April 15th-Friday, April 18th. 2) I will donate 10% of ALL proceeds (including money spent on other items on the site) to the family at their April 26th benefit. FYI – The discount applies only to retail orders… I am making it my goal to personally pay for the FL College Pre-Paid plan for the boys during an entire year which will be about $1200. Please help me reach this goal. And should you feel moved to do so, please email me for the family’s address, as I am quite sure they would love some happy mail. (And given that Tish was an SU demo, those hand-made cards WILL be appreciated!) Please send them to:

Todd, Tucker and Tanner Rayburn
1558 Muir Cir
Clermont, FL 34711-6545

I’ve received lots of emails from people who’d like to donate to the family, so I decided to offer the option of making a small donation to the Tish Rayburn Family Trust through PayPal.


Many hugs,

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I've MOVED!!!

Hi! I’ve decided to make my blogging easier for both of us, so now you can save a click by visiting me here! AND…to celebrate the move, how about a little MFTreat????? How about a BIG treat? How about helping me design the August mini set??? (Illustrated by Christy of course!) Yes, that’s right! Leave a comment, make sure it’s numbered and your email addy is listed, and on May 1st, I will pick a WINNER!!!! If you’ve ever had an idea for a stamp set, let’s make that dream come true!

 

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I’ve MOVED!!!

Hi! I’ve decided to make my blogging easier for both of us, so now you can save a click by visiting me here! AND…to celebrate the move, how about a little MFTreat????? How about a BIG treat? How about helping me design the August mini set??? (Illustrated by Christy of course!) Yes, that’s right! Leave a comment, make sure it’s numbered and your email addy is listed, and on May 1st, I will pick a WINNER!!!! If you’ve ever had an idea for a stamp set, let’s make that dream come true!

 

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