I love May, don’t you? I love that the kids will be out of school soon! I really enjoy summer with my girls, but that also means saying THANKS to teachers, friends, PTA, etc. and I always like to let them know how much I appreciate all they do!

Our first project is such a great “quickie” gift item! It’s a sweet little matchbox filled with 4 Hershey nuggets wrapped up so cute! I’ve made matchboxes in the past and they can be difficult sometimes but not with the Matchbox die and the Big Shot! One quick swipe through the Big Shot and the hard part is done! Simply fold it together and in no time you have a matchbox perfect for giving candy, jewelry, and my favorite, CASH! lol I will have lots of great ways to use this box other than a single matchbox so you will leave Club with a variety of ideas on how to use this!

Next, we will be creating a giant decorated paper clip. These are SO fun to make and let me tell you, when you’re trying to dig through paperwork, these clips work GREAT and make bill paying a little more fun! Make a set of 4 of these in different colors and you have a wonderful “thank you” gift for a teacher or co-worker! I have about 10 of these clips and I use them ALL THE TIME! You will really be glad you made it!

Our card creation for this month is well, just HAPPY! That’s the best word I have to describe it! Pixie Pink, Old Olive, Pumpkin Pie and touch of So Saffron. This color combination has become my new favorite! This whimsical thank you card is sure to impress the teachers of your kids! You’ll like how quickly it can be made but the recipient will think it took you hours!

There are 2 GREAT Specials for May – one from me and one from Stampin’ Up! The first one you received an email on the other day. It’s my Sizzlin’ Summer Special – earn tickets to win a prize basket filled with over $300 worth of stamping supplies! WAHOO!

Stampin’ Up is offering a AMAZING special this month! No, really, this one is INCREDIBLE! Buy 3 Get One FREE on ANY of our 12×12 Designer Series Paper (even the specialty ones) AND our 12×12 Textured Cardstock! Mix and Match Designer Paper and Textured Cardstock if you want… anything goes! This is a great time to stock up and remember, any of our Designer Series paper that contains the current In Colors will be retiring at the end of June so get it while you can!


Please note there is no Tuesday evening club available this month due to a conflict.

  • MONDAY, MAY 11TH – Come and go anytime from 4:30pm to 7:00pm
  • TUESDAY, MAY 12TH Come and go anytime from 9:15am to 10:45am
  • WEDNESDAY, MAY 13TH – 6:30pm to 8:00pm (this is a set time)
  • THURSDAY, MAY 14THCome and go anytime from 4:30pm to 7:00pm


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