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Forum: Mission: Organization 05-06-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 475
Posted By mcbenjam
Barbara, Sorry I didn't get back to this...

Barbara,

Sorry I didn't get back to this thread sooner. We helped our son and 8-months-pregnant daughter-in-law move, and I'm just now catching up on things.

Hobby Lobby has their own line of...
Forum: Mission: Organization 05-01-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 475
Posted By mcbenjam
Barbara, I use Dura-Lar as a carrier sheet,...

Barbara,

I use Dura-Lar as a carrier sheet, then a panel of white cardstock behind the stamps so that they are more visible.

For the Tim Holtz/Hobby Lobby storage pockets, I cut a 9x12 Dura-Lar...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 04-28-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 639
Posted By mcbenjam
I have both PTI and MFT felts. I bought MFT...

I have both PTI and MFT felts. I bought MFT because I needed a nice green for a leaf flourish.

Unfortunately, I assume because the MFT is a blend, the flourishes that I cut ripped apart with...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 04-27-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By mcbenjam
You might want to send a message to them...

You might want to send a message to them directly, but I would guess it was a matter of sales volume for certain styles.

Personally, I never bought much of anything from MFT until they started...
Forum: Announcements 04-18-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 619
Posted By mcbenjam
The WalMart stores in my area are also carrying a...

The WalMart stores in my area are also carrying a few of the Binz. I got the 8x14x4 for either $8 or $10, can't remember which. The closest Container Store is over 2 hours away, so at least with...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 04-10-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 528
Posted By mcbenjam
I almost never buy 12x12 paper any more, and...

I almost never buy 12x12 paper any more, and really need to work at using up a huge stash of it. Since I'm mostly a card maker as well, 6x6 pads are perfect. Authentique, Bo Bunny, Carta Bella,...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 04-04-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By mcbenjam
Nibs, PTI's Life is Beautiful was released...

Nibs,

PTI's Life is Beautiful was released last May, and might be close.

Dies: https://www.papertreyink.com/pti-dies/papertrey-ink-life-is-beautiful-die-collection-set-of-2/
Stamps:...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 03-22-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 396
Posted By mcbenjam
From PTI: Zappy Birthday stamps...

From PTI:
Zappy Birthday stamps https://www.papertreyink.com/stamps/zappy-birthday-stamp-set/
Dies https://www.papertreyink.com/pti-dies/papertrey-ink-zappy-birthday-die/
Comic Strip Cover Plate...
Forum: Announcements 03-18-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 628
Posted By mcbenjam
I've ordered from them a couple of times over the...

I've ordered from them a couple of times over the years, and don't remember seeing anything greater than the 15% Daily Deal. Occasionally they will send out a message to email subscribers for 10%...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 03-13-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,068
Posted By mcbenjam
I used to work with two scrappers/cardmakers who...

I used to work with two scrappers/cardmakers who got heavily into making altered mini books and albums. The finished results were gorgeous, and I was tempted to join them. But I did ask what their...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 03-13-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,172
Posted By mcbenjam
$650 worth - wow! Stealing is always wrong. ...

$650 worth - wow!

Stealing is always wrong. I got the feeling while reading the article that this woman set out to steal, and that was her intention all along. It wasn't a case of seeing...
Forum: Mission: Organization 02-23-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,237
Posted By mcbenjam
Sarah, Thanks for the eBay idea. I've...

Sarah,

Thanks for the eBay idea. I've ordered. The refund has been processed by Amazon, so I'm all set now. Or will be when the order gets here!

Mary
Forum: General Stamping Talk 02-23-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 23,975
Posted By mcbenjam
Please also keep in mind that Cincinnati,...

Please also keep in mind that Cincinnati, according to AccuWeather, got 17 inches of snow in the 6 days from 2/16-2/21, in 3 different snow/ice storms. There was an explanation on the forum that...
Forum: Mission: Organization 02-23-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,237
Posted By mcbenjam
I also ordered these pockets from Amazon after...

I also ordered these pockets from Amazon after seeing the video on Jennifer's blog.

Sad to say, what arrived were packs of 2 5x7 pockets per sheet instead of 20 2x2 pockets. Someone had...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 02-22-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,047
Posted By mcbenjam
I don't follow Spellbinders too much anymore (own...

I don't follow Spellbinders too much anymore (own way too many already), so I just deleted the email without really reading it. But as you have pointed out, I didn't have an account or login with...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 02-14-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,047
Posted By mcbenjam
To add to the different companies making planners...

To add to the different companies making planners - Papertrey Ink has announced their planner line this morning, Moments Inked Memory Planner System. With a Promotional Team of (in my opinion) some...
Forum: TV Talk 02-11-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 635
Posted By mcbenjam
Yes, I've noticed that Edith seems far more...

Yes, I've noticed that Edith seems far more attached to her child than Mary and Tom do to theirs. Maybe the writers were thinking of absence making the heart grow fonder, or that something forbidden...
Forum: Mission: Organization 02-05-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,059
Posted By mcbenjam
Brenda, I do order all my envelopes from...

Brenda,

I do order all my envelopes from clearbags.com, and spent quite a bit of time looking at all their options. I think the ones you linked would be very, very thin. And that is the biggest...
Forum: Mission: Organization 02-05-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,526
Posted By mcbenjam
By company, then alphabetically (Memento regular...

By company, then alphabetically (Memento regular dye separate from Memento Luxe). I get the jitters inside just thinking of mixing it up! And if I went further than thinking about it and actually...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 02-05-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1,460
Views: 113,358
Posted By mcbenjam
bbrachfe, I'm left-handed as well, but am...

bbrachfe,

I'm left-handed as well, but am usually using my Misti as any right-hander would, with absolutely no issues. At times I have wanted to have 2 stamps mounted at once, and then flip it...
Forum: TV Talk 02-05-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 635
Posted By mcbenjam
Downton Abbey

Anybody watching DA? And if so, do you like this season?

I've read comments elsewhere that people don't like this season, but I'm enjoying it. Half of my enjoyment of the previous seasons anyway...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 02-05-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 19,415
Posted By mcbenjam
Ha! Yes, I meant total of the photopolymer...

Ha! Yes, I meant total of the photopolymer companies that I can think of, and there are more than I listed above. I order from a couple companies every month. For the others, I wait till there is a...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 02-05-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 19,415
Posted By mcbenjam
ctab, I'm glad SU is offering photopolymer. ...

ctab,

I'm glad SU is offering photopolymer. But that is also a problem...one new set a month. If you don't like it, fine don't order. If you do like it, then the minimum shipping is $6.95.
...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 02-05-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 19,415
Posted By mcbenjam
Based on my personal ordering history, and...

Based on my personal ordering history, and assuming there are others like me, SU and other rep and catalog-based craft businesses have got to be hurting. I can find any information needed by...
Forum: Mission: Organization 02-02-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,059
Posted By mcbenjam
Thank you, Jennifer. I found the video where she...

Thank you, Jennifer. I found the video where she compared the 4 brands of storage pockets on the market now, and it was just the information I need.

I use Hobby Lobby's larger pockets (like the...
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