Stampin’ Up! Dressed To Impress CAS

Good Saturday morning mu stamping friends.  How is your weekend going so far?  I have to work for a couple hours this morning.  We’re taking shifts so that no one is exposed for too long a time to the public.  They have set up what looks like an Ice Hockey penalty box for us and have marked the floor where customers have to stand to wait to be checked out.  Our owner/manager is doing everything to protect us and stay open at the same time.

I have a quick and easy CAS card for you today using the Stampin’ Up! Dressed To Impress Bundle.   Here’s today’s card.

My sketch is from Inspire.Create. Challenge #065.  Here is their sketch.

My colors were inspired by Color Throwdown Challenge #586.  Here are their colors.

I started by adhering a panel of the Best Dressed 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper to a Gorgeous Grape card base using Snail.  I adhered a strip of the Best Dressed 6 X 6 DSP to a Gorgeous Grape mat using Snail and then to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a thin strip of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Dressed To Impress Photopolymer Stamp Set in Gorgeous Grape Ink.  Using my Banner Triple Punch I made a banner out of the strip and adhered it to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a small panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the lipstick image from the Dressed To Impress stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  I colored the image in using my Dark Lovely Lipstick, Dark Petal Pink and Smoky Slate Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I added some Clear Wink of Stella to give it a little shimmer.  I cut the image out using my All Dressed Up Dies and adhered the image to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals and a Glue Dot.  I added a few Gorgeous Grape Glitter Enamel Dots to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Strong & Beautiful Cling Stamp Set in Gorgeous Grape Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the lipstick image from the Dressed To Impress stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on the bottom of the panel and colored it in using my Dark Lovely Lipstick, Dark Petal Pink and Smoky Slate Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered the panel to the inside of the Gorgeous Grape card base using Snail.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the lipstick image from the Dressed To Impress stamp set on the bottom of the envelope front.  I colored the images in using my Dark Lovely Lipstick, Dark Petal Pink and Smoky Slate Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered a panel of the Best Dressed 6 X 6 DSP to the envelope flap.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today.  I hope you liked my CAS card and will give it a try. Happy Stamping!!

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If you need any stamping supplies, I’d love to be your Demonstrator. Just click HERE to go directly to my online store or drop me an email if you have any questions. 

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS: 6WETZ6WW

Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift from me! If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in either the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog or the 2020 January-June Mini Catalog!   For any orders $50 or more I will also send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards for more details and to see what this months tutorials are.

Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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The Ornate Garden Suite will be available starting April 1st.  Don’t want to wait, you can get it now as a demonstrator.  If you are interested in joining my team, just email me at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com and I’ll be happy to help you.  Click HERE or on the image below to see a printable PDF of all the fabulous items available in the suite.

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APRIL 2020 PAPER PUMPKIN:  MY WONDERFUL FAMILY

SUBSCRIBE MARCH 11-APRIL 10

At Paper Pumpkin, we believe in making a difference—especially when it comes to helping you build relationships through papercrafting. For April, we created a fun, family appreciation themed card kit that would make it easy for you to share your hearts with those you love most: mom, dad, daughter, son, sister, and brother. April’s kit even includes Mother’s Day and Father’s Day sentiments, giving you the perfect way to show your appreciation for beloved parents on their special days with a beautiful, handmade card.
One more thing about this “fam-tastic” kit: The Paper Pumpkin team knows that everyone’s clan is unique. With that in mind, we provided sentiments that would include anyone in your life who feels like family; for instance, “brothers” and “sisters” who have helped you along the journey of life.

About the April Kit: 

  • Kit contains supplies for 8 cards and envelopes
  • Card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm)
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2″ x 5-3/4″ (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  • Coordinating Colors: Crushed Curry, Early Espresso, Melon Mambo, Mint Macaron, Pear Pizzazz, Shaded Spruce, Soft Sea Foam

Subscribe for the April Paper Pumpkin kit from March 11–April 10 at paperpumpkin.com. Supplies may be limited toward the end of the subscription period

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Gorgeous Grape Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″), 1″ X 5 3/8″ (DSP mat on card front)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 7/8″ X 4 1/4″ (sentiment), 1″ X 2 1/2″ (artwork), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Best Dressed 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front), 7/8″ X 5 3/8″ (strip on card front), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Dressed To Impress for Fun Fold Friday

Good Friday morning my stamping friends and welcome to my Fun Fold Friday.  How was everyone’s week?  How are you all doing with Social Distancing?  I’m actually going to work today.  The store has re-opened, but they are limiting the number of people they are letting in.  They also put up a plastic sheeting barrier for the cashiers at the register. We’re not open the full hours, but at least customers can run in to get what they absolutely have to.

For today I have this really cute fun fold.  Once again, I see myself making this one often.  Here’s today’s card.

My colors were inspired by Global Design Project Challenge #233.  Here are their colors.

I started by adhering a panel of Parisian Blossoms Specialty Designer Series Paper to a  Pool Party card base using Snail.   I cut the center of the card base using the 2nd largest Stitched So Sweetly Die and set it aside.

I wrapped a piece of Petal Pink 1/4″ Metallic Edge Ribbon around the card front and tied a bow.

On a small panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the perfume bottle from the Stampin’ Up! Dressed To Impress Photopolymer Stamp Set in Smoky Slate Ink.  I colored the image in using my Petal Pink and So Saffron Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I brushed the bottle with Clear Wink of Stella to give it a little shimmer.  I stamped the sentiment from the Dressed To Impress stamp set in Smoky Slate Ink above the perfume bottle.  I cut the image out using the 3rd largest Stitched So Sweetly Die.  I adhered the artwork to the Pool Party cardstock die that I cut from the card base.  I added a few Rhinestone Basic Jewels to the artwork.

The inner liner is part of the fun fold.  Score the 8″ X 5 1/4″ card base at 2″ and 4″ and fold like a Z-Fold card.  Have the Z-Fold open out to the right, which is the opposite of a normal Z-Fold card.  I stamped the perfume bottle from the Dressed To Impress stamp set on the larger section of the Whisper White card base in Smoky Slate Ink on the bottom left.  I stamped the flower images from the Dressed To Impress stamp set by the perfume bottle and on the corners of the folds.  I colored the images in using my Petal Pink, Pool Party and So Saffron Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I stamped the sentiment from the Dressed To Impress stamp set in the center of the larger section of the Whisper White card base. I adhered the Whisper White card base to a So Saffron mat using Snail and then to the inside of the Pool Party card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  Close the card and add Snail to the small fold through the opening on the card front.  Adhere the matted artwork through the card front opening, which should fit perfectly since it was originally cut from there.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the perfume bottle and a couple of the flowers from the Dressed To Impress stamp set in Smoky Slate Ink on the envelope front.  I colored the images in using my Petal Pink, Pool Party and So Saffron Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered a panel of Parisian Blossoms Specialty DSP to the envelope flap.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today.  I hope you liked my card and will give it a try. Happy Stamping!!

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If you need any stamping supplies, I’d love to be your Demonstrator. Just click HERE to go directly to my online store or drop me an email if you have any questions. 

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS: 6WETZ6WW

Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift from me! If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in either the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog or the 2020 January-June Mini Catalog!   For any orders $50 or more I will also send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards for more details and to see what this months tutorials are.

Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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The Ornate Garden Suite will be available starting April 1st.  Don’t want to wait, you can get it now as a demonstrator.  If you are interested in joining my team, just email me at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com and I’ll be happy to help you.  Click HERE or on the image below to see a printable PDF of all the fabulous items available in the suite.

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APRIL 2020 PAPER PUMPKIN:  MY WONDERFUL FAMILY

SUBSCRIBE MARCH 11-APRIL 10

At Paper Pumpkin, we believe in making a difference—especially when it comes to helping you build relationships through papercrafting. For April, we created a fun, family appreciation themed card kit that would make it easy for you to share your hearts with those you love most: mom, dad, daughter, son, sister, and brother. April’s kit even includes Mother’s Day and Father’s Day sentiments, giving you the perfect way to show your appreciation for beloved parents on their special days with a beautiful, handmade card.
One more thing about this “fam-tastic” kit: The Paper Pumpkin team knows that everyone’s clan is unique. With that in mind, we provided sentiments that would include anyone in your life who feels like family; for instance, “brothers” and “sisters” who have helped you along the journey of life.

About the April Kit: 

  • Kit contains supplies for 8 cards and envelopes
  • Card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm)
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2″ x 5-3/4″ (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  • Coordinating Colors: Crushed Curry, Early Espresso, Melon Mambo, Mint Macaron, Pear Pizzazz, Shaded Spruce, Soft Sea Foam

Subscribe for the April Paper Pumpkin kit from March 11–April 10 at paperpumpkin.com. Supplies may be limited toward the end of the subscription period

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Pool Party Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″)
  • So Saffron Cardstock 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 8″ X 5 1/4″ (inner card base scored and folded at 2″ & 4″), 2 1/2″ X 3 1/2″ (artwork)
  • Parisian Blossom Specialty Designer Series paper 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Ornate Tea Together for Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Good Thursday morning my stamping friends.  How is everyone doing today?  Welcome to the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop. If you are hopping over from Akiko, thank you for stopping by. This week we had a Sketch Challenge. Be sure to hop around to see everyone’s beautiful projects.
Here is the sketch we had to work from.

Here’s my card using this weeks sketch.

I started by adhering a panel of the Ornate Garden Specialty Designer Series Paper to an Early Espresso mat using Snail.  I added a strip of Blushing Bride cardstock to the bottom of the panel using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I wrapped a piece of Mint Macaron 1/8″ Sheer Linen Ribbon around the Blushing Bride strip and tied a small bow.  I adhered the card front to a Blushing Bride card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I embossed a panel of Mint Macaron cardstock using the Ornate Floral 3D Embossing Folder.  I swiped my Mint Macaron stamp pad across the panel to highlight the raised parts.  I adhered the embossed panel to an Early Espresso mat using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  On a small panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the tea cup image from the Stampin’ Up! Tea Together Cling Stamp Set in Early Espresso Ink.  I cut the image out using my Tea Time Dies.  I stamped the small flower image from the Stampin’ Up! Ornate Style  Cling Stamp Set in Early Espresso Ink in the center of the tea cup.  I colored the tea cup using my Mint Macaron Stampin’ Blends Markers and the flower image in using my Old Olive and So Saffron Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered the tea cup to the embossed panel using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a scrap of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Tea Together stamp set in Early Espresso Ink  I cut the image out using my Stitched So Sweetly Dies.  The sentiment fits perfectly with the smallest die.

I adhered the sentiment to the embossed panel using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I adhered the artwork to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added a Pearl Basic Jewel in the center of the flower on the tea cup.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Timeless Tropical Cling Stamp Set in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the tea cup image from the Tea Together stamp set in Blushing Bride Ink over the sentiment.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to an Early Espresso mat using Snail and then to the inside of the Blushing Bride card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the teacup image from the Tea Together stamp set in Early Espresso Ink on the envelope front.  I stamped the sentiment from the Tea Together stamp set in Blushing Bride Ink inside the tea cup.  I adhered a panel of the Ornate Garden Specialty DSP to the envelope flap.

Thank you for visiting my blog today. I hope you liked my card and will give it a try. Now that you’ve seen my card, take a minute to hop through all our projects today. If you click on the Next Blog button, you’ll go to Amy’s page. Or you can just click on the names below to go directly to all the blogs! Happy Hopping!!

Amy Koenders:
Mary Deatherage:
Kristi Gray:
Jaimie Babarczy:
Sue Prather: Sitting out this week
Karen Finkle:
Eva Dobilas:
Akiko Sudano:
Karen Ksenzakovic: You Are Here

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If you need any stamping supplies, I’d love to be your Demonstrator. Just click HERE to go directly to my online store or drop me an email if you have any questions. 

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS: 6WETZ6WW

Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift from me! If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in either the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog or the 2020 January-June Mini Catalog!   For any orders $50 or more I will also send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards for more details and to see what this months tutorials are.

Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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The Ornate Garden Suite will be available starting April 1st.  Don’t want to wait, you can get it now as a demonstrator.  If you are interested in joining my team, just email me at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com and I’ll be happy to help you.  Click HERE or on the image below to see a printable PDF of all the fabulous items available in the suite.

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APRIL 2020 PAPER PUMPKIN:  MY WONDERFUL FAMILY

SUBSCRIBE MARCH 11-APRIL 10

At Paper Pumpkin, we believe in making a difference—especially when it comes to helping you build relationships through papercrafting. For April, we created a fun, family appreciation themed card kit that would make it easy for you to share your hearts with those you love most: mom, dad, daughter, son, sister, and brother. April’s kit even includes Mother’s Day and Father’s Day sentiments, giving you the perfect way to show your appreciation for beloved parents on their special days with a beautiful, handmade card.
One more thing about this “fam-tastic” kit: The Paper Pumpkin team knows that everyone’s clan is unique. With that in mind, we provided sentiments that would include anyone in your life who feels like family; for instance, “brothers” and “sisters” who have helped you along the journey of life.

About the April Kit: 

  • Kit contains supplies for 8 cards and envelopes
  • Card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm)
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2″ x 5-3/4″ (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  • Coordinating Colors: Crushed Curry, Early Espresso, Melon Mambo, Mint Macaron, Pear Pizzazz, Shaded Spruce, Soft Sea Foam

Subscribe for the April Paper Pumpkin kit from March 11–April 10 at paperpumpkin.com. Supplies may be limited toward the end of the subscription period

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Blushing Bride Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″), 1/2″ X 5 3/8″ (strip on bottom of card front)
  • Early Espresso Cardstock 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front mat), 4 1/4″ X 3″ (artwork mat), 4″ X 5 1/5″ (inner liner mat)
  • Mint Macaron Cardstock 4 1/8″ X 2 7/8″ (artwork)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 2 1/2″ X 3 1/2″ (tea cup and sentiment), 3 3/4″ X 5″ (inner liner)
  • Ornate Garden Specialty Designer Series Paper 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Mountain Air CAS Birthday

Good Wednesday morning my stamping friends.  How is everyone doing today?  We’re halfway through the week already and the weekend is just around the corner.

I have a CAS masculine birthday card for you today using another great set from the 2020 January – June Mini Catalog. I know how we all struggle with masculine cards and this set made it really easy for me.  Here’s my card for today.

My design is from the Fab Friday Skitch Challenge #185.  Here is their sketch.

My colors were inspired from “Just Us Girls” Challenge #528.  Here are their colors.

I also played along with Always Fun Challenge #155.  Their theme is “Birthday Wishes”.

I started by adhering a panel of the Country Club Designer Series Paper to a Night of Navy card base using Snail.  I adhered a panel of the Pressed Petals Specialty Designer Series Paper to a Garden Green mat using Snail and then to the card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a small panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the reverse mountain image from the Stampin’ Up! Mountain Air Photopolymer Stamp Set in Gray Granite Ink across the panel, stamping off once.  I turned the image around and stamped just below the  first image using Gray Granite Ink.  I stamped the landscape tree image from the Mountain Air stamp set in Garden Green Ink below the mountains.  I stamped the flying birds image from the Mountain Air stamp set 3 times in Night of Navy Ink above the mountains.

I stamped the cloud image from the Mountain Air stamp set on the top of the panel in Night of Navy Ink stamping off twice.  I colored the moon/sun in using my So Saffron Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered the artwork to a Garden Green mat using Snail and then to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Itty Bitty Birthdays Cling Stamp Set in Night of Navy Ink on a small panel of Whisper White cardstock.  I adhered the sentiment to a Garden Green mat using Snail and then to the bottom of the artwork using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Itty Bitty Birthdays stamp set in Night of Navy Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the mountain image from the Mountain Air stamp set in Gray Granite Ink on the bottom of the panel.  I stamped the landscape tree image from the Mountain Air stamp set in Garden Green Ink below the mountains.  I stamped the bird image from the Mountain Air stamp set in Night of Navy Ink 3 times above the mountains.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Garden Green mat using Snail and then to the inside of the Night of Navy card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the mountain image from the Mountain Air stamp set in Gray Granite on the bottom of the envelope front.  I stamped the landscape tree image from the Mountain Air stamp set in Garden Green Ink below the mountain image.  I stamped the bird image from the Mountain Air stamp set in Night of Navy Ink 3 times above the mountains.  I adhered a panel of the Country Club DSP to the envelope flap.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today.  I hope you liked my card and will give it a try. Happy Stamping!!

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If you need any stamping supplies, I’d love to be your Demonstrator. Just click HERE to go directly to my online store or drop me an email if you have any questions. 

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS: 6WETZ6WW

Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift from me! If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in either the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog or the 2020 January-June Mini Catalog!   For any orders $50 or more I will also send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards for more details and to see what this months tutorials are.

Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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The Ornate Garden Suite will be available starting April 1st.  Don’t want to wait, you can get it now as a demonstrator.  If you are interested in joining my team, just email me at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com and I’ll be happy to help you.  Click HERE or on the image below to see a printable PDF of all the fabulous items available in the suite.

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APRIL 2020 PAPER PUMPKIN:  MY WONDERFUL FAMILY

SUBSCRIBE MARCH 11-APRIL 10

At Paper Pumpkin, we believe in making a difference—especially when it comes to helping you build relationships through papercrafting. For April, we created a fun, family appreciation themed card kit that would make it easy for you to share your hearts with those you love most: mom, dad, daughter, son, sister, and brother. April’s kit even includes Mother’s Day and Father’s Day sentiments, giving you the perfect way to show your appreciation for beloved parents on their special days with a beautiful, handmade card.
One more thing about this “fam-tastic” kit: The Paper Pumpkin team knows that everyone’s clan is unique. With that in mind, we provided sentiments that would include anyone in your life who feels like family; for instance, “brothers” and “sisters” who have helped you along the journey of life.

About the April Kit: 

  • Kit contains supplies for 8 cards and envelopes
  • Card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm)
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2″ x 5-3/4″ (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  • Coordinating Colors: Crushed Curry, Early Espresso, Melon Mambo, Mint Macaron, Pear Pizzazz, Shaded Spruce, Soft Sea Foam

Subscribe for the April Paper Pumpkin kit from March 11–April 10 at paperpumpkin.com. Supplies may be limited toward the end of the subscription period

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Garden Green Cardstock 3 3/4″ X 3 3/4″ (card front mat), 3″ X 3″ (artwork mat), 5/8″ X 2 1/8″ (sentiment mat), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Night of Navy Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 2 7/8″ X 2 7/8″ (artwork), 1/2″ X 2″ (sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Country Club Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)
  • Pressed Petals Specialty Designer Series Paper 3 5/8″ X 3 5/8″ (card front)

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Stampin’ Up! Best Dressed To Impress Birthday

Good Tuesday morning my fellow stampers.  How has everyone’s week started off?  I was informed yesterday that the doors to the store will be locked to the public for a couple weeks.  Even though I don’t deal with the public daily, the work I do does.  So, I’ve got extra time on my hands to craft for a bit, do my spring cleaning and get things done that I’ve put off doing.  I hope everyone is staying healthy, staying home and crafting a lot!!

For today’s card I used a new to me bundle, the Stampin’ Up! Dressed To Impress Bundle.  When I first saw this one, I thought I’d never use it.  Once I got it, I LOVE it.  I can’t wait to play with all the other images.  Did you ever make a card and as you are creating it you just know exactly who it will be for?  That was today’s card.  I didn’t start off making it for anyone in mind, but as I was creating I just know who I want to send this one to.  I just have to wait for her birthday to get here.  Here’s my card for today.

My design was from Just Add Ink Challenge #497.  Here’s their sketch.

I also joined in with TGIF Challenge #256.  They have a Suite Inspiration Challenge.  Here’s their challenge.

I started by adhering a panel of the Best Dressed Designer Series Paper to a Blackberry Bliss mat using Snail. I then adhered it to a Purple Posy card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I cut a square panel of Whisper White cardstock using my Stitched Shapes Dies.  I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Dressed To Impress Photopolymer Stamp Set in Blackberry Bliss Ink on the top of the panel.  I stamped the watercolor image from the Dressed To Impress stamp set in Blackberry Bliss Ink, stamping off once, below the sentiment.  I adhered the panel to a Blackberry Bliss mat using Snail.  On a scrap panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped 2 of the shoe image from the Dressed To Impress stamp set in Basic Gray Ink.  I colored the shoes in using my Purple Posy Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I cut the images out using my All Dressed Up Dies and brushed them with my Clear Wink of Stella to give them a little glimmer.  I adhered the shoes to the stitched square Whisper White panel using Glue Dots and Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.  Using my Stitched Rectangle Dies I cut a panel of the Best Dressed DSP and a small panel of Purple Posy cardstock.  I embossed the Purple Posy rectangle using my Ornate Floral 3D Embossing Folder and adhered it to a Blackberry Bliss mat using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I adhered the Best Dressed DSP rectangle to a Blackberry Bliss mat using Snail.

I started at the bottom and adhered the matted DSP first to the card front using Snail.  I then adhered the embossed panel using Glue Dots on top of the DSP panel.  Last I adhered the artwork to the top using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added a few Rhinestone Basic Jewels, which I colored using my Dark Blackberry Bliss Stampin’ Blends Marker, to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Dressed To Impress stamp set in Blackberry Bliss Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Peaceful Moments Cling Stamp Set in Blackberry Bliss Ink below the 1st sentiment.  I stamped another one of the watercolor images from the Dressed To Impress stamp set in Blackberry Bliss Ink, stamping off once, over the sentiments.  I stamped the shoe image from the Dressed To Impress stamp set twice on the bottom of the panel in Basic Gray Ink and colored them in using my Purple Pose Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I added  some Clear Wink of Stella to the shoes for some glimmer.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Blackberry Bliss mat using Snail and then to the inside of the Purple Posy card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the shoe image from the Dressed To Impress stamp set in Basic Gray Ink on the bottom of the envelope front twice and colored them in using my Purple Posy Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I added a little Clear Wink of Stella for some glimmer.  I adhered a panel of Best Dressed DSP to the envelope flap.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today.  I hope you liked my card and will give it a try. Happy Stamping!!

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If you need any stamping supplies, I’d love to be your Demonstrator. Just click HERE to go directly to my online store or drop me an email if you have any questions. 

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS: 6WETZ6WW

Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift from me! If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in either the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog or the 2020 January-June Mini Catalog!   For any orders $50 or more I will also send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards for more details and to see what this months tutorials are.

Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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The Ornate Garden Suite will be available starting April 1st.  Don’t want to wait, you can get it now as a demonstrator.  If you are interested in joining my team, just email me at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com and I’ll be happy to help you.  Click HERE or on the image below to see a printable PDF of all the fabulous items available in the suite.

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APRIL 2020 PAPER PUMPKIN:  MY WONDERFUL FAMILY

SUBSCRIBE MARCH 11-APRIL 10

At Paper Pumpkin, we believe in making a difference—especially when it comes to helping you build relationships through papercrafting. For April, we created a fun, family appreciation themed card kit that would make it easy for you to share your hearts with those you love most: mom, dad, daughter, son, sister, and brother. April’s kit even includes Mother’s Day and Father’s Day sentiments, giving you the perfect way to show your appreciation for beloved parents on their special days with a beautiful, handmade card.
One more thing about this “fam-tastic” kit: The Paper Pumpkin team knows that everyone’s clan is unique. With that in mind, we provided sentiments that would include anyone in your life who feels like family; for instance, “brothers” and “sisters” who have helped you along the journey of life.

About the April Kit: 

  • Kit contains supplies for 8 cards and envelopes
  • Card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm)
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2″ x 5-3/4″ (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  • Coordinating Colors: Crushed Curry, Early Espresso, Melon Mambo, Mint Macaron, Pear Pizzazz, Shaded Spruce, Soft Sea Foam

Subscribe for the April Paper Pumpkin kit from March 11–April 10 at paperpumpkin.com. Supplies may be limited toward the end of the subscription period

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Blackberry Bliss Cardstock 2 – 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front & inner liner mats), 2 7/8″ X 1 1/2″, 1 3/4″ X 1 1/4″, 2 1/4″ X 2 1/4″ (layering panels mats)
  • Purple Posy Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″), 2″ X 1 1/2″ (card front panel)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 2 1/2″ X 2 1/2″ (artwork panel), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Best Dressed Designer Series Paper 4′ X 5 1/4″ (card front), 1 1/2″ X 3″ (card front panel), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Ornate Style Mother’s Day Card

Good Monday morning my fellow stampers.  How was everyone’s weekend?  Is everyone holding out ok with the social distancing?  Is anyone able to work from home?  Unfortunately both my jobs outside the house I can not work from home, so I’m taking all precautions necessary.

I have another card today using the Ornate Style Suite.  Take a look.

My colors were inspired by Color Throwdown Challenge #585.  Here are their colors.

I also played along with Cardz 4 Galz Challenge #117.  Their theme is ‘Spring Flowers’.

I started by stamping the large floral image from the Stampin’ Up! Ornate Style Cling Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on a panel of Very Vanilla cardstock.  I colored only part of the image in using my Calypso Coral, Old Olive and Pretty Peacock Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I brushed the Calypso Coral flowers using my Clear Wink of Stella to give it a little shimmer.

I cut a Pretty Peacock frame using my Ornate Layers Dies and cut the center out using my Stitched Rectangle Dies.  I adhered the artwork to a Calypso Coral card base using Snail and the frame on top of the artwork using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a scrap of Very Vanilla cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Timeless Tulips Photopolymer Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  I cut the sentiment out using the Classic Label Punch and adhered it to the frame using Glue Dots.  I added a few Gilded Gems to the artwork.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Timeless Tulips stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink in the center of a Very Vanilla panel.  I stamped the flower cluster image from the Ornate Style stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink in all 4 corners of the panel.  I colored just the leaves in using my Old Olive Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered the Very Vanilla panel to a Pretty Peacock mat using Snail and then to the inside of the Calypso Coral card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Very Vanilla Envelope.  I stamped the large floral image from the Ornate Style stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on the bottom front of the envelope and the envelops flap.  I colored the images in using my Calypso Coral, Old Olive and Pretty Peacock Stampin’ Blends Markers.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today.  I hope you liked my card and will give it a try. Happy Stamping!!

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If you need any stamping supplies, I’d love to be your Demonstrator. Just click HERE to go directly to my online store or drop me an email if you have any questions. 

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS: 6WETZ6WW

Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift from me! If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in either the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog or the 2020 January-June Mini Catalog!   For any orders $50 or more I will also send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards for more details and to see what this months tutorials are.

Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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The Ornate Garden Suite will be available starting April 1st.  Don’t want to wait, you can get it now as a demonstrator.  If you are interested in joining my team, just email me at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com and I’ll be happy to help you.  Click HERE or on the image below to see a printable PDF of all the fabulous items available in the suite.

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APRIL 2020 PAPER PUMPKIN:  MY WONDERFUL FAMILY

SUBSCRIBE MARCH 11-APRIL 10

At Paper Pumpkin, we believe in making a difference—especially when it comes to helping you build relationships through papercrafting. For April, we created a fun, family appreciation themed card kit that would make it easy for you to share your hearts with those you love most: mom, dad, daughter, son, sister, and brother. April’s kit even includes Mother’s Day and Father’s Day sentiments, giving you the perfect way to show your appreciation for beloved parents on their special days with a beautiful, handmade card.
One more thing about this “fam-tastic” kit: The Paper Pumpkin team knows that everyone’s clan is unique. With that in mind, we provided sentiments that would include anyone in your life who feels like family; for instance, “brothers” and “sisters” who have helped you along the journey of life.

About the April Kit: 

  • Kit contains supplies for 8 cards and envelopes
  • Card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm)
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2″ x 5-3/4″ (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  • Coordinating Colors: Crushed Curry, Early Espresso, Melon Mambo, Mint Macaron, Pear Pizzazz, Shaded Spruce, Soft Sea Foam

Subscribe for the April Paper Pumpkin kit from March 11–April 10 at paperpumpkin.com. Supplies may be limited toward the end of the subscription period

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Calypso Coral Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Pretty Peacock Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front frame), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner mat)
  • Very Vanilla Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (artwork), 3 7/8″ X 5 1/8″ (inner liner), scrap for sentiment

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Stampin’ Up! Ornate Peaceful Moments

Good Sunday morning my stamping friends.  How is your weekend going?  I’ve got to go into work today, but I have been told that there are gloves and Purell at the register for us to use regularly and customers are asked if possible to use credit cards.  We’ll see how the day goes.

I have a birthday card for you today using some of the new Ornate Garden Suite items and lots of layers.  I just love cards with layers.  The Ornate Garden Suite items will be available to you starting April 1st.  These items will be in the new 2020-2021 Annual Catalog.  Here’s my card.

My design is from Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge #360.  Here is their sketch.

I started by getting all my pieces cut.  I used the Ornate Layers Dies to cut my Early Espresso  panel and then embossed it using the Ornate Floral 3D Embossing Folder.  I cut my Terracotta Tile panel using the Stitched Rectangle Dies and then stamped it using the small flower from the Stampin’ Up! Ornate Style Cling Stamp Set in Terracotta Tile Ink.  Once everything was cut and ready I started to assemble.

I adhered a piece of Terracotta Tile 1/2″ Scalloped Linen Ribbon to the Ornate Garden Specialty Designer Series Paper card front using Glue Dots overlapping it to the back.  I adhered a small panel of the Ornate Garden Specialty DSP to the left side of the Early Espresso embossed panel using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I adhered the Terracotta Tile panel to the bottom right of the embossed panel overlapping the DSP using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On the small panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Peaceful Moments Cling Stamp Set in Terracotta Tile Ink.  I adhered the Mint Macaron mat to the back of the sentiment, off centering it, using Snail.  I adhered the sentiment to the Terracotta Tile panel using Glue Dots.  I adhered the artwork to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals and then to an Early Espresso card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added a few 2019-2021 In-Color Faceted Dots to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Peaceful Moments stamp set in Terracotta Tile Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the scroll image from the Ornate Style stamp set in Terracotta Tile Ink in the 4 corners of the panel.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Terracotta Tile mat using Snail and then to the inside of the Early Espresso card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the scroll image from the Ornate Style stamp set in Terracotta Tile Ink in the 4 corners of the envelope front.  I adhered a panel of Ornate Garden Specialty DSP to the envelope flap.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today.  I hope you like my card and will give it a try.  Enjoy the rest of the weekend and I’ll see you tomorrow. Happy Stamping!!

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If you need any stamping supplies, I’d love to be your Demonstrator. Just click HERE to go directly to my online store or drop me an email if you have any questions. 

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS: 6WETZ6WW

Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift from me! If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in either the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog or the 2020 January-June Mini Catalog!   For any orders $50 or more I will also send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards for more details and to see what this months tutorials are.

Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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The Ornate Garden Suite will be available starting April 1st.  Don’t want to wait, you can get it now as a demonstrator.  If you are interested in joining my team, just email me at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com and I’ll be happy to help you.  Click HERE or on the image below to see a printable PDF of all the fabulous items available in the suite.

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APRIL 2020 PAPER PUMPKIN:  MY WONDERFUL FAMILY

SUBSCRIBE MARCH 11-APRIL 10

At Paper Pumpkin, we believe in making a difference—especially when it comes to helping you build relationships through papercrafting. For April, we created a fun, family appreciation themed card kit that would make it easy for you to share your hearts with those you love most: mom, dad, daughter, son, sister, and brother. April’s kit even includes Mother’s Day and Father’s Day sentiments, giving you the perfect way to show your appreciation for beloved parents on their special days with a beautiful, handmade card.
One more thing about this “fam-tastic” kit: The Paper Pumpkin team knows that everyone’s clan is unique. With that in mind, we provided sentiments that would include anyone in your life who feels like family; for instance, “brothers” and “sisters” who have helped you along the journey of life.

About the April Kit: 

  • Kit contains supplies for 8 cards and envelopes
  • Card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm)
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2″ x 5-3/4″ (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  • Coordinating Colors: Crushed Curry, Early Espresso, Melon Mambo, Mint Macaron, Pear Pizzazz, Shaded Spruce, Soft Sea Foam

Subscribe for the April Paper Pumpkin kit from March 11–April 10 at paperpumpkin.com. Supplies may be limited toward the end of the subscription period

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Early Espresso  Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″), 4 1/4″ X 3″ (card front panel)
  • Mint Macaron Cardstock 1″ X 2″ (under sentiment)
  • Terracotta Tile Cardstock 1 1/2″ X 2 1/4″ (layering panel), 4 /8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 1″ X 2″ (sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Ornate Garden Specialty Designer Series Paper 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front), 1 1/2″ X 3 11/16″ (layering panel), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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