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Just a short blog tonight… I’ve got a husband awaiting my company at our new big screen TV. 🙂

Tonight I placed my very first SU! order as a demo. I am hosting a class on Nov. 14 and 15 to make Christmas cards, and I had to order all that goodies. I’m so nervous about it now! Eep! The order was (of course) more than I wanted it to be, as since I’m new to demoing, I had to order paper, ribbon, brads, blah, blah blah because I don’t have any. So, my guests are getting quite the bargain! I had to pay $150 of my own money to order enough supplies. Eep! (and the Season of Friendship set, which I’ve been drooling over for a month now!)

I keep telling myself it will all work out in the end. I have ELEVEN people coming to my very first class! And 4 or 5 of them are people I don’t know…. friends of friends. So I think the potential is definitely there for a good customer base. If I can book a show or two from this class….. it will totally wipe out the $150 in supplies I had to buy!

Oh! I’ve made my quarterly minimum with this class — and will reach commissionable sales for the month of November. So it can’t be THAT bad, right? And hubby didn’t get too mad when I told him the “overs.”

When I get the stuff and make my samples, I will definitely post pictures. (I also hope to post pictures tomorrow of what I’m working on in the moment. Today got too busy!)

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Hi Everyone!

Here’s what’s going on in my corner of the Stampin’ Up! universe:

  • $30-for-30 Christmas Card class. The deadline to register is TOMORROW (Monday, Nov. 3) by 6 p.m. for 30-for-30-Christmas Class. Please let me know ASAP if you haven’t yet. See attached flyer for more info. Remember the 30-20-10 deal to get a discount on your cost. (30-for-30-christmas Flyer)
  • NEW! December class: Create-a-Calendar. I am SOOOO excited about this class. I can see stampers and scrapbookers alike loving this opportunity. For just $20 you get a bound calendar to decorate & create a beautiful gift for yourself or someone you love. See the attached flyer for all the info, or check out the Holiday Mini Catalog for more info. (Don’t have one? Ask & you shall receive!) (Calendarclass Flyer)
  • Stampin’ Basic Training. Join me for one, or all, of the scheduled days for “trying out” stamping. I’m opening my Stampin’ Up! room to you! Use any of my sets, all my ink pads, most of my accessories…. go crazy! The low $10 fee is just to replenish cardstock & decorative paper. Come play! See attached flyer for dates. (Basic-training Flyer)
  • For those really palnning ahead…. January’s class will be $30-for-30 Birthday Cards. Imagine, you could have all your birthday cards DONE, ready to go by the first part of January. Sweet! Preregistration is required & cost includes a set of stamps to take home. See flyer for details. (30-for-30 Birthday Flyer)

And from the Homeland… Here’s what Stampin’ Up! has going on for everyone:
Country Living Holiday Collection Take advantage of this exclusive offer in conjuction with Country Living magazine.  The County Living Holiday Kit was made with everyone in mind – perfect for the new or experienced stamper to create hand-crafted items for the holiday season.  There is also a subscription special – if you subscribe to the magazine you get freebies from Stampin’ Up!  Contact me for more info.
Order Online! You can now place your orders online through my website.  Click on the “shop now” link at the top of the page.  The order is shipped directly to YOU! Yahoo!
Holiday Mini Catalog – October 1, 2008 – January 18, 2009 – the newest mini catalog is now available!  Check it out for great card and project ideas; plus it is full of stamps for Christmas, Thankgiving, Halloween, and the Winter season!  New embellishments and the new Big Shot Sizzix machine.  Contact me today for a copy.
Gift Certificates Available
– The holidays are right around the corner – give someone the gift of stamping!  Make gift giving easy with a gift certificate from Stampin’ Up!  Available in any amount, redeemable through me.  Contact me if you’re interested in purchasing a gift certificate or give my name and contact information to those shopping for you!
Hostess IncentiveOnly a few more weeks (until Nov. 30) to host a $350 workshop and choose one stamp set from the Fall-Winter Sampler for free. This is IN ADDITION to regular hostess benefits. Free stamps. Can’t beat that! Let me know stat if you want to host a show.

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Don’t forget to vote on Tuesday!

Tracy 🙂

PS: Thanks to Lindsey for letting me copy parts of her newsletter. What a nice upline. 🙂


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