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Yvonne Metz
Vista, Ca.
I am an Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator since 2003! Love to teach Paper Crafts!
Interests: Stampin, scrappin, baseball, basketball, crocheting, papercrafts, action movies, reading books - J.R. Ward, twilight, Charlaine harris, Laurell K Hamilton, Sherrilyn Kenyon, just to name a few!
Recent Activity
Happy Sunday Stampers! Been getting lots done! Just wanted to pop in to share another teaser! I know bad right? Will show full cards later! I will honest...Enjoy your day! Yvonne Metz Vista, Ca. Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2014 at Yvonne's Stampin Place
Well I so didn't meant to have been MIA for this long. But let me show you a few things I've had going on. Then you'll understand why. Well besides work, baseball games, All Star Baseball and Travel Ball? Did I mention Baseball??? We are on a break right now and I'm enjoying it! Trust me I'm not complaining but Whew....I'm liking this little break. Seriously, Look at all this cuteness! LOL! My friend's daughter had a baby so I was very busy and this is just part of it! I'll share more item a little later! Hope you are... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2014 at Yarn, Paper, Fabric OH My!
Hi Stampers - well it's that time once again for Stampin' Up!s yearly Convention! Going to be a BLAST I can't wait! Need some more mojo! I'm working on swaps and here is part of them! I know I'm bad right?? Will show you the full card(s) soon! Hope you are all having a great weekend! Happy Stampin', Yvonne Metz Vista, Ca. Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2014 at Yvonne's Stampin Place
I know long time no post! I do apologize for that - the beginning of this year has been super busy with work, personal things, LOTS of baseball and school end happenings! With school almost over and the NEW "Stampin' Up! Catalog" here that means "Open House" time! Will have a date soon! Meanwhile I have an awesome video and the cover of the new Catalog. Stay tuned for more samples coming. Happy Stampin', Yvonne Metz Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2014 at Yvonne's Stampin Place
I now long time no post! It's been a crazy end of 2013 with everybody getting sick continuing on into the beginning of 2014! But things are much better! In between all of that I've been just Hookin' Away over here in Vista! ; ) Here are just a few things I've been making and are now in my Etsy Shop too! My daughter showed me a headband with a super cute bow attached to it so I made one up for her. They came out really cute and are super easy to make! I have also finished a scarf... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2014 at Yarn, Paper, Fabric OH My!
Happy Belated New Year! Hope everybody had a wonderful Christmas and a very Happy New Year! Ours ended with a bang.....everybody getting sick. So not fun! SO let's get started first with a Video. The Occassions Catalog is out and I wanted to share an awesome "NEW" die from "Stampin' Up! called the Spiral Flower die - just got mine in and am going to be playing with it this week. Thanks for stopping by and as always - Happy Stampin', Yvonne Metz Vista, Ca. Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2014 at Yvonne's Stampin Place
Well it's "Hump Day" or night now! LOL! I've been crazy busy with trying to get through my all ready started projects. From the last post I've finished the mittens, which I'll share as soon as I get a better picture. I also finished these crocheted Baby Blue Owl Hats. One is for a 3 month old and the other is for his brother. I just love these little cute owls. I really did try not to start anymore projects before the ones that I have started already were done...but I just couldn't help myself. I'll give you a peek... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2013 at Yarn, Paper, Fabric OH My!
Well it's Friday Yeah!!! The rain here has slowed down some so I need to run my errands this morning/afternoon. This is what's on my Hook for the weekend! What are you crafting up this weekend? As you can see I've got many projects to finish up. I'm only showing what's on the table. Hee Hee! Have an awesome day and until next time... Happy Craftin', Yvonne Metz Vista, Ca. Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2013 at Yarn, Paper, Fabric OH My!
Well the pictures have been taken and I'm ready to share! I can't believe that the Holidays are just around the corner. I showed you the Gingerbread Hats I made the other day so now here are the Frosty the Snowman Hats. I have added these to my Etsy shop also. If you are interested in placing an order or have any questions please don't hesitate to email my @ I'd be happy to answer any questions. I am really loving how these little guys turned out. This pattern and the Gingerbread Man pattern were shared freely by Sarah... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2013 at Yarn, Paper, Fabric OH My!
I can't believe how time has just been flying by.....Well I guess from making wedding invites, planning a bridal shower and making table center pieces and wedding favors....yep time just flew by. My daughter got married end of October and now things have somewhat gotten back to normal. Key word "somewhat"! Oh and yes I've been "hookin" in between all of the above....Here are some cute hats I've been working on and they are now in my Etsy Shop! This pattern was shared freely by Sarah at she's got many wonderful patterns! Do you see the hats just above... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2013 at Yarn, Paper, Fabric OH My!
If you haven’t noticed we’ve been celebrating Stampin’ Up!’s 25th anniversary this year with lots of great specials and opportunities. And this awesome special is no exception. During the week of the actual anniversary date (October 25th to be exact), they are pumping it up just a little bit more!! From today through October 28, 2013, Stampin' Up! is giving you 25 percent off 25 select stamp sets from the catalog. Get some of those stamps sets you have been wanting and don't feel guilty. Download Stamps on Sale for the list. For this and other promotions. Just a quick... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2013 at Yvonne's Stampin Place
Just wanted to share real quick this month's Paper Pumkin Kit! LOVE IT! Don't miss out! Questions? contact me at 760-597-0020 or Thanks for stopping by! Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2013 at Yvonne's Stampin Place
Yes you read that right Stampin' Up! is offering Paper Pumpkin at half price. This is designed for NEW crafters or BUSY crafters as well as New moms who need a short break or teens who like to make things for their friends in a fun way. Lots a fun in this orange box. Offer Dates: July 18, 2013 -August 31, 2013 Offer Details: Use the promotion code PUMPKINDEAL to join Paper Pumpkin before August 31, 2013, and pay only $10 a month* for the first two months. *plus tax, where applicable. Shipping included! The Fine Print: For new subscribers... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2013 at Yvonne's Stampin Place
I know long time no post! It's been super crazy around here since my Summer started and my son is out of school.....Plus I've been a "Hookin" maniac on top of everything else. I had an order last month for a Baby Blanket that I have in my Etsy shop - "Baby Ella" the Elephant - she was mailed to Chicago last month! I just LOVE the color combo! Below is the finished product and her being put in the box! Seriously I just love the face.!!! I had another order for her this month too and she's going in... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2013 at Yarn, Paper, Fabric OH My!
Dates: July 1-31, 2013 Offer Details: Buy three packs of select Designer Series Paper and get one for free! These items don't qualify for the offer: Designer Series Paper Stacks, Specialty Designer Series Paper, Designer Series Paper ordered through hostess benefit Orders may be placed on any type of order (workshop, customer, or online) No limits. Order six? You'll get two for free. Nine? You'll get three for fre Check out our Designer Series Papers in the annual catalog pages 151, 153, and 154. Stock up on these Designer Series Paper packs for savings this month!: 130140 Soho Subway 131390... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2013 at Yvonne's Stampin Place
STAMP CLASS SCHEDULE June, July, August Yvonne Metz, Demonstrator Class Location: My Home Vista, Ca. 92081 (760) 597-0020 E mail: or websites: CLASSES FILL QUICKLY!! Email OR call me with your choice of dates, and as always, your payment holds your spot in class. Download the Document Download My Stamp Class Schedule 2013 Please include form on pg 2 with your payment for verification. You can also click on the Pay pal button beneath each Class. Open House this Sunday June 9th from Noon - 4:00 pm Stamp A Stack*** Out of Cards? Come and Stamp... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2013 at Yvonne's Stampin Place
Well I wanetd to share these hats that I had in the photo I shared yesterday. Aren't these just the cutest Owl Hats ever??? I fell in love as soon as I saw them. I just new I had to make them. As you can see I couldn't make just one. ; ) Can be made from Newborn up to an Adult Size - Yes for the whole family! This pattern was shared by Sarah over at I just love that site! Lots of fun patterns. Will be back to share some more items a little later! Thanks for... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2013 at Yarn, Paper, Fabric OH My!
I know it's been way to long since I posted here! Not my fault really! AS you can see I've been super busy hookin' away! These are just a few of the projects I've been working on. Will share some close ups over the weekend along with the links on where I found these absolutely AWESOME patterns! Seriously? The Monster Hat is just to stinkin' cute! Those will be going in my Etsy Shop pretty soon! Hope you all have a great weekend and thanks for stopping by.... Happy Craftin', Yvonne Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2013 at Yarn, Paper, Fabric OH My!
Today is the first day we can order from the new Stampin' Up! catalog - Woo Hoo! Stampin' Up! has added to the excitement by offering three stamp sets at 25% off. Also if you still need something from the OLD Catalog you can still order until June 3rd! When can you ORDER? TODAY!!! 11am Pacific time - Noon Mountain time 1pm Central Time - 2pm East Coast time FYI: Online ordering is UNAVAILABLE from midnight to Noon MT on 5/31 Sale: 25 percent off three of our greeting sets! No limits and get them on any order type (workshop,... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2013 at Yvonne's Stampin Place
Yes I am back with a quick share! Here is another stamp set that is going away! I really like the versatility of this one! Actually almost all the supplies used for this 3 x 3 note card are retiring. Enjoy and thanks for stopping by! Stamp Set: Easy Events #116958 (w) Cardstock: Whisper White, *River Rock Ink: Black Staz-on Accessories: *Bashful Blue & Certainly Celery Markers which are both retiring. Punches 1 3/4 circle punch and 2 3/8 Scallop Circle Happy Stampin', Yvonne Metz Vista, Ca. Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2013 at Yvonne's Stampin Place
Ok, I am showing you a sample of one of my swaps I made for Regionals. I will post the full picture along with a few other cards. Everything in my card is using product that is retiring! Boo Hoo! I LOVE the Scallop Square Duo! I am listing those things next to the sample. Stamp Set: Moving Forward #126-322 (c) Stampin’ Up! donates $3.00 of all sales of this stamp set to Ronald McDonald House Charities. Cardstock: Whisper White and Regal Rose (retiring) Accessories: Scallop Square Duo #120-903 Thanks for stopping by…. Happy Stampin’, Yvonne Metz Vista, Ca. Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2013 at Yvonne's Stampin Place
I know this has been out since end of April and I totally thought it had gone out I do apologize for that. Anyway you can check out all the goodies HERE! Below I am attaching the actual files for the Stamp Sets and the Accessories. I am also going to be sharing my swaps I made for Regionals. I didn’t go crazy but I made a few! Download Retired List 2012 2013 Download Retired List 2012 2013 Accessories Thanks for stopping by and as always, Happy Stampin’, Yvonne Metz Vista, Ca. Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2013 at Yvonne's Stampin Place
Good Morning all! Lot's going on at Stampin' Up! as usual! Keeping us on our toes that's for sure! I LOVE it! I wanted to post real quick one of my upcoming classes! I will have a sneek peek at some of the projects soon! There is a Pay Pal Button below for your convience. Fun Folds Card Class Apr 23, 2013 Tuesday 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM In this class we will be learning a few FUN ways to fold cards. I love making things that fold this way and that way and are interactive! You'll leave with instructions... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2013 at Yvonne's Stampin Place
I know long time no post! Haven't meant to be MIA! It's baseball time around our house so that means practice, games, practice, games....Yikes! Oh and toss Spring Break in their too which means kids home. Uh Yeah... Well I have also been working at putting new things in my ETSY Shop which you can get to by clicking on the link on your right handside. I've been adding lots of new things. The most recent are these super cute Granny Square Baby Lovey's or Security Blankets! I think these are the cutest ever! What do you think? I have... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2013 at Yarn, Paper, Fabric OH My!
As promised a Card! Yeah! It is another I made with my “Stash”. I had the main focal point just staring at me for a few days before I came up with this. I love the Pool Party embossed with the Chevron Folder! Ok, I have to admit that piece was lying around too! It was from another card and it just fit perfectly for this card. So glad Pool Party is staying! LOVE this color! I used my blender pens to color the flowers. You can use this card for just about any occasion. It would make a great... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2013 at Yvonne's Stampin Place