Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Stampin' Up! Year End Closeouts

It's that time of the year that Stampin' Up! is going through their inventory and looking to give you some special deals as some of our product will be retiring at the end of the year. Year End Closeouts begin December 1st, so be sure to get your wish list out and check to see if any of your MUST haves are on the list!

Also, this is a good time to let loved ones know what you would like from Stampin' Up!  Not sure?  I also do Gift Cards! Just let me know the monetary amount and I will create a gift card for you.  The order will need to come through me so I can apply the gift card amount prior to submitting the order! 

More details coming out each day, so check back here for more updates! 

Happy Crafting,


Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Desiree's Craftroom

Wow!  It's been very challenging moving to my new space.  As soon as everything finds a home, I will post new pictures.  For now, if you want to see the updates, you will need to come into the Branson Mill Craft Village and stop in at my store.  

I'm crafting more stuff to put out on my shelves, but I will always make time to chat with you and give you any assistance you may need.

Here's what I'm currently working on today!

Happy Crafting,


Sunday, November 27, 2016

On Line Extravaganza Coming to an End

ENDS TOMORROW! I don't normally post on Sunday, but this is a special you may not want to miss. The Stampin’ Up! On-Line Extravaganza Sale with up to 40% off on select items ENDS TOMORROW, November 28. It’s the perfect time to stock up on holiday gifts for family and friends as well as refresh your paper crafting supplies. SEE EVERYTHING ON SALE HERE.


Please remember to use Hostess Code:  6VCRXMJB, when placing your on-line order!

Happy Crafting,


Friday, November 25, 2016

Christmas Cards

Come on into Desiree's Craftroom and make your Christmas Cards -- samples are now on display.  I have several classes scheduled, so you can view my schedule here.  If none of these fit your schedule, contact me and we will set you up!

I have a variety of cards on display that are not included in the Christmas Stamp A Stack, so be sure to let me know which cards you want to make! 

Happy Crafting,


Thursday, November 24, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving!

Sending out wishes for a safe and Happy Thanksgiving!  If you are traveling, travel safely.  

Here is a Turkey Pop for you!  


Tuesday, November 22, 2016

On Line Extravaganza

My Store

Did you take advantage of the buys yesterday?  One of my favorites that was on sale was the Embellished Ornament bundle.  Here are the rest of the sale items and their reduced prices if you would like to place an order.

Remember to use the Hostess Code! Also, double check the asterisks -- two asterisks means the item is retiring so once stock is gone, so is the item.  

Don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions!

Happy Crafting,


Monday, November 21, 2016

Today's Sale

Here's a quick view of the items that are on sale today only!

Be sure to revisit this post to see all the items you can craft with the Embellished Ornament Bundle.  

Please, contact me if you have any questions!  Remember, items available until supplies are exhausted.  Order early to be sure you get the items you want!

Happy Crafting,


On Line Extravaganza Starts TODAY!

Stampin' Up! On-Line Extravaganza begins today! Check out the list as there are specials during the first 24 hours and note the different percentages. From 10, 20, to 30% off items.

Order early so you get what you want! Use this link to get to my on-line store. My name should be in the upper right corner. Please use Hostess Code: 6VCRXMJB when placing your order!

And don't forget to check out the clearance rack as well! There are always good deals there, too!

Happy Crafting,


Saturday, November 19, 2016

Impromptu Classes

You may be asking, what does she mean, "Impromptu Classes."  Well, because we have some many visitors coming through the Branson Mill Craft Village, I need to have supplies cut for a variety of crafts.  When someone comes into the Mill and wants to learn how to make the Starbursts, I offer them the opportunity to make one right on the spot. They can either make their own, get the template and the tutorial to make more at home, or they can purchase one I already made.  Usually, a customer will buy one and then come back and ask to take the class!  

I do the same with the Four Item Classes.  If someone wants to make four different things, I try to have all supplies cut and ready.  

Here are some pictures of Tess and her daughter, Anthem, who took the Four Item Class.  She called the night before to let me know what items they wanted to make so I could have things ready for them.  

Two Tea bag Holder and Post it with Pen

Purse and Hot Cocoa Pouch

The next set of pictures are of Cindee, whose daughter was taking a pottery class.  She thought she would like to take classes with me while her daughter takes her lessons.

Next week, Cindee and I will be making the Hot Cocoa Pouch and a Santa Keepsake box.  

Let me know what classes you would like to take!  

Happy Crafting,


Friday, November 18, 2016

Desiree's Craftroom

I have MOVED!  I'm still in the Branson Mill Craft Village, but instead of being in the back of the store, I'm now at the front. Just make a RIGHT when coming through the doors and I'm just past the Tea Room (where you get your food and beverages!).  Come check out my new space!

Here are some pictures I took yesterday.  I've been moving for a few days, but it's our busy season at the Mill, so I'm taking longer than I wanted to.  

Front Counter/Crafting Area
Side of Front Area
Looking into second area where my Crafts are

Side wall of crafts
Stand inside second area

I'm still working on placement of things, but I need to craft some more items to sell!  Placement may have to wait until after Christmas!!

Happy Crafting,


Stampin' Up! On Line Extravaganza

Beginning November 21st, Stampin' Up! is having an On-Line Extravaganza. Check out the list as there are specials during the first 24 hours and note the different percentages. From 10, 20, to 30% off items. Order early so you get what you want! Please use Hostess Code: 6VCRXMJB when placing your order!

Here is one of the items that is on sale during the first 24 hours - Embellished Ornament Bundle - pages 33 and 194 in the Annual Catalog. Many of you have commented about the various ornaments I have on display at the Branson Mill Craft Village. Here are some of those ornaments I made using these dies:

And here are the Christmas Cards I designed using the stamp set and the dies:

Review the list and let me know if you have any questions or need any ideas!

Happy Crafting, Desiree'

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Lift Me Up

Today's share is a card from the Swap Boards in Kansas City.  When I first saw this set, I thought of the Parakeet Pete balloon down at the Branson Landing!

This is so much prettier in person.  AND, it has coordinating framelits!  The stamp set is called Lift Me Up and the dies are called Up & Away Thinlets.  These will be available for purchase on January 4th, 2017.

I cannot wait to get a reaction from you on this bundle.

Happy Crafting,


Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Beautiful You

Here is another board share that features the new stamp set, Beautiful You!  Just imagine some of the cute cards you can create with this stamp set.  

Here is a close up of some of these cards.  

I've already started pinning other demonstrator creations to a new Pinterest Board called 2017 Occasions Catalog.  Go check out some of these cards!

Happy Crafting,


Monday, November 14, 2016

More On Stage Boards

Today's share is the bottom of the board I shared Saturday. There was just so much on this one board that I couldn't get it all in one shot.

Check out the bottom!  Did you see the tool chest?  And the tools?  The tools are framelits that coordinate with the stamp set, Nailed It!.  This is a bundle and you will definitely want to have it if you are looking for a good guy card stamp set!

I hope you're getting excited about the new Occasions Catalog!  Be sure to contact me if you have any questions or would like to see a catalog!

Happy Crafting,


Saturday, November 12, 2016

Swap Boards from On Stage!

I've take quite a few pictures of the various swap boards and will post the best ones.  Remember, some of these cards/projects have NEW product coming out in January! See if you can spot some of the new items!

Don't have a catalog?  Don't panic; they will be shipped in December!  I will also have some new Occasions catalogs available for you should you drop in at the Branson Mill Craft Village.

I cannot wait to get some of these new items and start playing with them.  I won three new stamp sets and am anxious to use them.  Right now, I'm concentrating on my move at the Branson Mill as well as getting your Christmas Card supplies cut and ready for your class!  You can see the samples here and here.  Just be sure to let me know which set you want to stamp!

Happy Crafting,


Friday, November 11, 2016

Impromptu Classes

I was very lucky to have these two ladies stop in for classes on Tuesday. First we made the Starbursts and then moved on to the 4-inch Hymnal Stars. 

Watch a short video here.

Yesterday I had two other ladies drop in for a Starburst Class. You can either call me to schedule your class or drop in to see if I have anything going on. 

Happy Crafting, 


Thursday, November 10, 2016

Store Expansion

For my local crafters, remember when you had to come into the Branson Mill Craft Village and make a left and head to the back?  Well, this SOON will be changing! 

Hopefully I will be fully moved in this coming week, so when you come in, make a RIGHT turn, and right past the Tea Room counter, you will see my workspace!  I'm so easy to find!!  

I've got more space and am currently preparing it for my crafting, teaching and sales.

Here are some pictures I took of my space.  My stamping table was assembled yesterday, but I didn't get a chance to take a picture of it yet.  I'll try and get some updated photos as we're adding things every day!

I hope you will come out and join me in Desiree's Craftroom to make some of your favorite crafts!

Happy Crafting,


Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Remember These?

A while back I posted these ornaments on my blog and on my Crafts for Sale page.  

While taking pictures of the On Stage Boards of product shares, swaps, and previews of the new Stampin' Up! products, I saw this!

No, I don't know the creator of this, so I cannot give them credit.  BUT, I did do this to a couple of mine that I already had made up.  I love the striking colors!  Come out and see these in person today!

Happy Crafting,