Tuesday, August 25, 2009

A Card and My Weekend Flea Market Score!!



I finally got my little hands on one of the new Stampin Up sets out of the new catty called "For All You Do". This is a very versatile set that I am sure I will be reaching for again and again. For this card I used the new In-Colors Rich Razzleberry, and Melon Mambo. I will admit I was not crazy about the In-Colors when I first saw them online, but now that I have all of the ink pads and have seen the colors for myself they really are beautiful! I used my Stampamajig to place the 3 dot squares on the left hand side of my card. I tried to eyeball it but that didn't work out well, and after having to re-cut 3 pieces of card stock I knew I would have to get out my Stampamajig. I sponged "Soft Suede" around the scalloped oval. The sentiment was stamped on a square piece of card stock, and then I used a small wooden dowel to curl the ends for the "scroll" and again I used a sponge to distress the edges.




Now on to my SUPER flea market finds!!





I bought everything in this picture for $10, yep, can you believe that?A scrolls acrylic stamp set, 7 Cuttlebug Cuttle Kids dies, 3 very nice Cuttlebug Metal Dies, several packs of fancy Prima Flowers and rhinestones, and several packs of misc stickers and rub-ons. I could not believe it! Now, we went to another flea market and I found this:

Yup, a Cricut Expression!! I was jumping for joy (inside of course), and took a gamble since I bought it used, but we got it home, plugged it in, and I have been cutting out flowers and letters every since. LOL. Now, what did I pay for it you ask, well, it was more then $10..lol No, I talked them down from $125, down to $90. What an awesome deal!!! I am planning on purchasing the SVG software so that I can cut out any shape, letter, and design possible so that I won't have to buy the expensive cartridges. So all in all I would say this past weekend was a BIG success! I will be selling most of the $10 lot on Ebay and using that to pay for my Cricut so I am very excited about that! Anyways, thank you for sharing in my joy! Have a great day and thank you for visiting my blog!


9 comments:

Rebecha said...

I am SPEECHLESS. Wow!

Emily said...

Ronnie, your card is so sweet! I love those dot squares and I laughed at your post about trying to stamp them without the stamp-a-ma-jig. I wasn't sure about the new SU colors this time either, but then I saw them in person and decided to join a paper club to get them all this time. My first paper order gets here tomorrow. Can't wait.
Can't believe your flea market luck! Those are awesome deals. Enjoy playing with your Cricut

Jane said...

Great bargain! Enjoy your new toy.

linnes said...

Lovely card! You did great at the flea market wow! Have fun playing with the 'new' stuff.

Kirstin said...

OMG I LOVE flea markets! So much treasure to find there! Looks like you made out great!!

Lovely card! I like how the flowers are popped up!

Vicki said...

so pretty, Love that set!!!

Sara said...

Pretty card, and great finds at the flea market-gotta love those!

Claire said...

oh my gosh Ronnie thats awesome!!! You go, Girl!!!!!

Kelly Schelske said...

Oh my gosh, great buy!! My daughter loves her Cuttle Kids!