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Forum: Tool & Product Talk 03-04-2010, 09:08 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 16,697
Posted By Mingo
The tulips are really cute! TFS!!

The tulips are really cute! TFS!!
Forum: Techniques 11-19-2009, 10:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,024
Posted By Mingo
I like it! TFS!

I like it! TFS!
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 11-19-2009, 10:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 323
Posted By Mingo
All stampers need some really good white paper...

All stampers need some really good white paper (like SU!'s Whisper White), and a Basic Black ink pad. After that it's a matter of personal preference. I would add some coloured cardstock and maybe...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 11-19-2009, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By Mingo
I don't get the acid free tape as I don't use it...

I don't get the acid free tape as I don't use it in my scrapbooks. For cards I just get the regular tape - 1/4" wide. I love it!
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-15-2009, 12:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,331
Posted By Mingo
The ones that I've done have not been...

The ones that I've done have not been personalized with a signature. However, I'm printing them using either Word or Pages, so if they are able to give you a file that you can insert into the...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-14-2009, 04:16 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,331
Posted By Mingo
Many of the businesses that I've talked to are...

Many of the businesses that I've talked to are strictly service industries. Contractors, body shops, salons, accountants, that kind of thing. The big order of cards that I just finished is actually...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-14-2009, 04:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,805
Posted By Mingo
Being in Canada, we don't have a true "Black...

Being in Canada, we don't have a true "Black Friday". We can get some of the deals off of the internet, but there's nothing local in the stores.

Do you really see lots of crafting deals each...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 11-14-2009, 04:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By Mingo
I have to agree - they are my preferred option. ...

I have to agree - they are my preferred option. Great price, and reasonable shipping too.
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-12-2009, 03:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,127
Posted By Mingo
The Scor-Pal is great, but they don't sell them...

The Scor-Pal is great, but they don't sell them at the Big M. The new EK Success punches (Martha ones are like this) are great too. I haven't liked their 12x12 paper pads all that much of late, and...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 11-12-2009, 03:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,548
Posted By Mingo
The SU! pads are actually manufactured with the...

The SU! pads are actually manufactured with the bevel in the centre. Just make sure that you are cognizant of this when inking your stamps, and you shouldn't have any issues.
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-12-2009, 03:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 584
Posted By Mingo
The sticker will likely peel off quite easily,...

The sticker will likely peel off quite easily, and you can pull the rubber stamp from the block after putting in the microwave for 8-10 seconds.
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-12-2009, 03:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,331
Posted By Mingo
I have a book of card samples that I take to...

I have a book of card samples that I take to local businesses. They can have a look at the cards, and then make their decisions from there. I don't put pricing in the book though. I have it on a...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 11-05-2009, 11:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 563
Posted By Mingo
One more source for you... if you're doing a lot...

One more source for you... if you're doing a lot of volume, with bigger cards, Uline has the big A9 envelopes. They will fit a piece of cardstock folded in half. They have square envelopes as well,...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-05-2009, 11:28 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,331
Posted By Mingo
The key in all of this is that you have to do...

The key in all of this is that you have to do your research. Find out what will work for you in terms of mailing, stamping, gluing and pricing. It's NOT going to be the same for everyone. What...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-05-2009, 11:19 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,331
Posted By Mingo
Amber - you've found what works for you and that...

Amber - you've found what works for you and that is amazing!!! So many people strive to find their niche, and you've found yours. Congrats!
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-04-2009, 04:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,331
Posted By Mingo
If you're ever in a situation where you have...

If you're ever in a situation where you have someone willing to put in a big order, consider checking out some of the sites where companies can order their holiday cards. If you're able to compete...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-03-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,643
Posted By Mingo
I have a big box of retired sets that I can't...

I have a big box of retired sets that I can't bear to part with yet. Many of them match up with the punches, but there's a few that don't.

My son WILL NOT let me get rid of Crab & Company. He...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-03-2009, 05:55 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,331
Posted By Mingo
Oh, and the pics can be found on my blog in an...

Oh, and the pics can be found on my blog in an entry from late September or early October. I can't post a link here to my own blog, but someone else added the link in the other thread.

I've...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-03-2009, 05:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,331
Posted By Mingo
It was me that made the 2200 cards. It took...

It was me that made the 2200 cards. It took awhile :)

Here are a couple of suggestions for you now that I've been through something that big:

1. Keep it simple. And I mean simple. Depending...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-03-2009, 05:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 643
Posted By Mingo
It was a lot. At least it was only one layer...

It was a lot. At least it was only one layer though!!! I have an ATG tape runner, and went through around 14 rolls of tape. Way more economical than any of the traditional options!!!
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-02-2009, 12:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 643
Posted By Mingo
It was certainly tedious after awhile, and I...

It was certainly tedious after awhile, and I really didn't like the colours on the card. Of all of the cards that I offered up, this was the one that I liked the least. But, they liked it, and they...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-02-2009, 10:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 643
Posted By Mingo
No, unfortunately I didn't, and I'm just...

No, unfortunately I didn't, and I'm just searching for a box to put the last 100 cards/envelopes in. I should have, just for posterity sake.

BTW... that's hilarious that you've found my twin! ...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-02-2009, 10:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 643
Posted By Mingo
They're all one design, and they're big. One...

They're all one design, and they're big. One sheet of cardstock, scored and folded in half. I don't think that they're in my gallery, but I did post a picture of it on my blog in early October when...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-02-2009, 10:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 643
Posted By Mingo
2200 cards... done!

I just finished up an order of 2200 cards for my DH's employer. I know that there are others on SCS that do bigger orders than this, but I'm so happy that I got them finished by the beginning of...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-02-2009, 09:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 889
Posted By Mingo
Shipping is one of those nasty things that we...

Shipping is one of those nasty things that we have to deal with, but it's even worse when you live outside of the U.S. I went to order something a couple of weeks ago that cost me $38. The shipping...
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