Stampin’ Up! Hello Painted Poppies for Amy’s Inkin’ Krew Team Blog Hop

Good Tuesday morning my fellow stampers. Welcome to Amy’s Inkin’ Krew Team Blog Hop. It’s the 2nd Tuesday of the month so it’s Blog Hop Day!! If you are starting with me, be sure to hop around to see everyone’s beautiful projects. If you’ve hopped over from Amy Koenders blog, welcome to my blog and thank you for stopping by. The theme this month is “For the Girls/Ladies”. We can interpret this any way that we’d like.  I decided to make a Mother’s Day Card.  Here’s my card.

I started by embossing a panel of Blackberry Bliss using the Brick & Mortar 3D Embossing Folder.  I took my Whisper White Craft Stamp Pad and gently brushed it across the panel to add some dimension to the bricks. I adhered the embossed panel to a Pear Pizzazz mat using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I adhered a panel of Peaceful Poppies Designer Series Paper to the top of the embossed panel.

I stamped the poppy images from the Stampin’ Up! Painted Poppies Cling Stamp Set in Versamark Ink on a panel of Pool Party cardstock.  I immediately sprinkled it with my Black Stampin’ Emboss Powder and set it using my Heat Tool.  I cut the images out using the Painted Labels Dies.  I stamped the leaf image from the Painted Poppies stamp set in Pear Pizzazz Ink on a panel of Pear Pizzazz cardstock 3 times.  I cut the images out using my Painted Labels Dies.  I cut the swirly circle from the Painted Labels Dies out of the square of Pear Pizzazz cardstock and adhered it to the top of the DSP panel using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the small poppy image from the Painted Poppies stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  I colored the image in using my Pool Party Stampin’ Blends Markers and cut the image out using the frame from the Painted Labels Dies.  I adhered the artwork to the card front using Glue Dots.  I adhered the die cut poppies and leaves to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals and Glue Dots.  I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Timeless Tulips Photopolymer Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on the Pool Party cardstock.  I cut the sentiment out using my Stitched So Sweetly Dies and adhered it to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added a few Coastal Cabana Holiday Rhinestone Basic Jewels to the card front.  I adhered the card front to the Pool Party card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment form the Timeless Tulips stamp set in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the poppy images from the Painted Poppies stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink, using the masking technique, on the bottom left corner of the panel.  I colored the images in using my Pool Party Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Pear Pizzazz mat using Snail and then to the inside of the Pool Party card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the poppy images from the Painted Poppies stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on the envelope front.  I colored the images in using my Pool Party Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered a panel of Peaceful Poppies DSP to the envelope flap.

Thank you for visiting by my blog today. I hope you liked my card and will give it a try. Now that you’ve seen my card, be sure to hop around to see everyone’s beautiful projects. Hit Previous to hop back to Amy Koenders blog or hit Next to head over to Connie Troyer’s blog. You can also click on each of the names and hop around that way. Happy Hopping!!

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  3. Mary Deatherage –
  4. Akiko Sudano –
  5. Leslie Larkin –
  6. Karen Finkle –
  7. Julie Johnston –
  8. Amy Koenders –

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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.

The Clearance Rack has been updated.  Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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MAY 2020 PAPER PUMPKIN:

DESIGNED WITH (IN) COLOR IN MIND

SUBSCRIBE APRIL 11- MAY 10

The Paper Pumpkin team loves planning fun surprises, so we’ve been VERY excited to let you know what we have in store for the month of May: a fabulous kit featuring 2020–2022 In Colors, plus Purple Posy, an In Color from the 2019–2021 collection. This means that as Paper Pumpkin subscribers, you will be first to get your hands on new In Color products. And that’s just the beginning of things to love about this kit!

A Kit In Color

  • Kit contains supplies for 12 cards and envelopes
  • 8 cards are traditional size
    • 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)
  • 4 cards are note card size
    • Notecard size: 5″ x 3-1/2″ (12.7 x 8.9 cm)
    • Envelope size: 5-1/8″ x 3-5/8″ (13 x 9.2 cm)

Coordinating Colors: Four NEW In Colors plus Purple Posy from the 2019–2021 In Color collection. (The new In Colors will be introduced on April 24.)

  • Subscribe for the May 2020 Paper Pumpkin kit from April 11–May 10 at paperpumpkin.com.
  • Supplies may be limited toward the end of the subscription period.
  • The In Color reveal happens April 24, so stay tuned!

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INKIN’ KREW ORNATE GARDEN FACEBOOK EVENT – SATURDAY APRIL 18TH

Our team is hosting a fun event on Facebook on Saturday, April 18 from 1:00 PM ET until around 6:00 PM ET!

We’ll be sharing projects created with this pretty suite of products with you throughout the afternoon via Live videos and photos!

We’re setting up a Facebook page for the event and we’ll be opening it up on Thursday, April 16.  I’ll be sharing a link to the page on my blog and on my business Facebook page then so keep an eye out for the invitation coming soon!

Everyone is welcome to join us!  We look forward to sharing this beautiful suite of products with you!!

Let me know if you have questions.  See you all then!

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The Ornate Garden Suite available NOW.  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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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Blackberry Bliss Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front)
  • Pear Pizzazz Cardstock 2 – 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front and inner liner mats), 3″ X 3″ (swirly circle), 1 1/2″ X 4″ (leaves)
  • Pool Party Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″), 3″ X 4″ (flowers)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 2 1/2″ X 4″ (artwork), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Peaceful Poppies Designer Series Paper 2″ X 4″ (card front panel), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (panel for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Pastel Timeless Tulips CAS

Good Monday morning my fellow stampers.  How was everyone’s weekend?  I did enjoy my weekend off.  It was nice not to have to get up and have to leave for work for a few days.

I have a Clean and Simple spring card for you today.  I’m not sure if I want to use this for a Birthday or Mother’s Day, so I left the sentiment pretty open.  Here’s today’s card.

My colors were inspired by CAS Colours & Sketch Challenge #365.  These colors just said springtime to me as soon as I saw them.  Here are their colors.

I joined in with Always Fun Challenges #158.  Their theme is “CAS (clean and simple)”.

I started by stamping the stem image from the Stampin’ Up! Timeless Tulips Photopolymer Stamp Set 5 times on a panel of Whisper White cardstock in Mint Macaron Ink.  I stamped the leaf image from the Timeless Tulips stamp set in Mint Macaron Ink on the stems and a couple on a scrap piece of Whisper White cardstock.  The leave on the scrap cardstock I cut out using the Tulip Builder Punch.

I stamped the medium tulip image and the small tulip image from the Timeless Tulips stamp set on the stems in Highland Heather and Petal Pink Inks.  I cut the image out using the 2nd largest die from the Stitched Rectangle Dies.  I adhered the punched out leaves to the stems using Glue Dots.

I stamped the sentiment from the Timeless Tulips stamp set in Highland Heather Ink on the left side of the panel.  I adhered the artwork to a Thick Whisper White card base using Snail.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Timeless Tulips stamp set in Highland Heather Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the stem image from the Timeless Tulips stamp set in Mint Macaron Ink on the bottom of the panel 4 times.  I stamped the leaf image from the Timeless Tulips stamp set in Mint Macaron Ink on either side of the stems.  I stamped the medium and small tulip images from the Timeless Tulips stamp set in Highland Heather and Petal Pink Inks on the stems.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to the inside of the Whisper White card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the stem image from the Timeless Tulips stamp set 3 times on the envelope front in Mint Macaron Ink.  I stamped the leaf image from the Timeless Tulips stamp set on the stems in Mint Macaron Ink.  I stamped the medium tulip image from the Timeless Tulips stamp set in Highland Heather and Petal Pink Inks on the stems.  I adhered a panel of Perennial Essence Designer Series Paper 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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MAY 2020 PAPER PUMPKIN:

DESIGNED WITH (IN) COLOR IN MIND

SUBSCRIBE APRIL 11- MAY 10

The Paper Pumpkin team loves planning fun surprises, so we’ve been VERY excited to let you know what we have in store for the month of May: a fabulous kit featuring 2020–2022 In Colors, plus Purple Posy, an In Color from the 2019–2021 collection. This means that as Paper Pumpkin subscribers, you will be first to get your hands on new In Color products. And that’s just the beginning of things to love about this kit!

A Kit In Color

  • Kit contains supplies for 12 cards and envelopes
  • 8 cards are traditional size
    • 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)
  • 4 cards are note card size
    • Notecard size: 5″ x 3-1/2″ (12.7 x 8.9 cm)
    • Envelope size: 5-1/8″ x 3-5/8″ (13 x 9.2 cm)

Coordinating Colors: Four NEW In Colors plus Purple Posy from the 2019–2021 In Color collection. (The new In Colors will be introduced on April 24.)

  • Subscribe for the May 2020 Paper Pumpkin kit from April 11–May 10 at paperpumpkin.com.
  • Supplies may be limited toward the end of the subscription period.
  • The In Color reveal happens April 24, so stay tuned!

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INKIN’ KREW ORNATE GARDEN FACEBOOK EVENT – SATURDAY APRIL 18TH

Our team is hosting a fun event on Facebook on Saturday, April 18 from 1:00 PM ET until around 6:00 PM ET!

We’ll be sharing projects created with this pretty suite of products with you throughout the afternoon via Live videos and photos!

We’re setting up a Facebook page for the event and we’ll be opening it up on Thursday, April 16.  I’ll be sharing a link to the page on my blog and on my business Facebook page then so keep an eye out for the invitation coming soon!

Everyone is welcome to join us!  We look forward to sharing this beautiful suite of products with you!!

Let me know if you have questions.  See you all then!

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The Ornate Garden Suite available NOW.  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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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Whisper White Cardstock 2 – 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front and inner liner)
  • Thick Whisper White Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″)
  • Perennial Essence Designer Series Paper 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Perennial Easter Promise

Good Sunday morning and Happy Easter to all my stamping friends.  How is everyone doing this morning?

I have another Easter card for you today that my son’s girlfriend asked me to make for her.  It seemed appropriate for today.  Here’s today’s card.

My card was inspired by Global Design Project Theme Challenge #235.  Here is their theme.

I also played along with Watercooler Wednesday Challenge #266. Here is their challenge.

I started by cutting the edge of a Calypso Coral card front mat using the new Ornate Borders Dies.

On a panel of Perennial Essence Designer Series Paper I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Easter Promise Cling Stamp Set in Versamark Ink.  I immediately sprinkled it with my White Stampin’ Emboss Powder and set it using my Heat Tool.  I adhered the DSP to the die cut mat using Snail and then to a Whisper White card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a small panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the crocus image from the Easter Promise stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  I colored the image in using my Light Calypso Coral, Granny Apple Green and Highland Heather Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I cut the image out using my Stitched So Sweetly Dies.  I wrapped a piece of Whisper White Polka Dot Tulle Ribbon around the artwork and tied a bow.  I adhered the artwork to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added a few Pearl Basic Jewels to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Easter Promise stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the cross image from the Easter Promise stamp set in Highland Heather Ink above the sentiment.  I colored the leaves on the vine with my Light Granny Apple Green Stampin’ Blends Marker.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Calypso Coral mat using Snail and then to the inside of the Whisper White card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the crocus image from the Easter Promise stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on the bottom front of the envelope and colored it in using my Light Calypso Coral, Granny Apple Green and Highland Heather Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered a panel of the Perennial Essence 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. I hope you all have a wonderful Easter, despite the circumstances.  Enjoy the rest of your 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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INKIN’ KREW ORNATE GARDEN FACEBOOK EVENT – SATURDAY APRIL 18TH

Our team is hosting a fun event on Facebook on Saturday, April 18 from 1:00 PM ET until around 6:00 PM ET!

We’ll be sharing projects created with this pretty suite of products with you throughout the afternoon via Live videos and photos!

We’re setting up a Facebook page for the event and we’ll be opening it up on Thursday, April 16.  I’ll be sharing a link to the page on my blog and on my business Facebook page then so keep an eye out for the invitation coming soon!

Everyone is welcome to join us!  We look forward to sharing this beautiful suite of products with you!!

Let me know if you have questions.  See you all then!

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The Ornate Garden Suite available NOW.  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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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Calypso Coral Cardstock 2 – 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front and inner liner mat)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″), 4 1/2″ X 3″ (artwork), 3 7/8″ X 5 1/8″ (inner liner)
  • Perennial Essence Designer Series Paper 3 7/8″ X 4 13/16″ (card front), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Timeless Tulips Easter

Good Saturday morning my stamping friends.  How has everyone’s weekend started off?  Yesterday was such a strange day weather wise here.  It was sunny, then it snowed, sunny again, then the hail came down strong, sunny again, then rain.  All this with heavy gusts of wind all day.  It did not feel like spring at all.  I was able to get one of our traditional Easter dishes made and my niece and nephew stopped by for some.  I handed it out the door to them, keeping a distance.  I can’t wait till this Social Distancing is over, but until then I do what I have to do.

I was all done with Easter cards, mailed all that I had out on Tuesday.  My son’s girlfriend asked me Thursday night if I could make her 3 Easter cards, of course I couldn’t say no.  Here’s one of the cards I made for her.

My colors were inspired by the Color Throwdown Challenge #588.  Here are their colors.

I also played along with Just Add Ink Challenge #500.

I joined in with Inspire. Create Challenge #066.  Here is their Theme.

I started by adhering a panel of the Perennial Essence Designer Series Paper to a Daffodil Delight mat using Snail.  I adhered the matted panel to a Granny Apple Green card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the stem image from the Stampin’ Up! Timeless Tulips Photopolymer Stamp Set in Granny Apple Green Ink 3 times.  I stamped the leaf image from the Timeless Tulips stamp set on either side of the stems in Granny Apple Green Ink.  I stamped the largest tulip image from the Timeless Tulips stamp set 3 times on the Whisper White panel.  I stamped the 1st tulip in Daffodil Delight Ink and sponged the edge using my Sponge Dauber with Melon Mambo Ink.  The 2nd tulip I stamped in Melon Mambo Ink, stamped it off once, then sponged the edge with my Sponge Dauber in Melon Mambo Ink.  The last tulip I stamped in Pumpkin Pie Ink and sponged the edge in Melon Mambo Ink using my Sponge Dauber.  I cut all the tulips out using my Tulip Builder Punch and cut the stem images out using my Stitched Nested Labels Dies.

I adhered the tulips to the stamped stem images using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I cut the sentiment out in Daffodil Delight cardstock using my Word Wishes Dies and adhered it on the artwork using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I adhered the artwork to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added a few Melon Mambo Glitter Enamel Dots to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! A Wish For Everything Cling Stamp Set in Granny Apple Green Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the stem image from the Timeless Tulips stamp set in Granny Apple Green Ink 3 times on the bottom of the panel.  I stamped the leaf image from the Timeless Tulips stamp set twice on the stems in Granny Apple Green Ink.  I stamped the medium tulip image from the Timeless Tulips stamp set in Daffodil Delight, Melon Mambo and Pumpkin Pie Inks on the stems.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Daffodil Delight mat using Snail and then to the inside of the Granny Apple Green card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the stem image from the Timeless Tulips stamp set in Granny Apple Green Ink 3 times on the bottom front of the envelope.  I stamped the medium tulip image from the Timeless Tulips stamp set in Daffodil Delight, Melon Mambo and Pumpkin Pie Inks on the stem images.  I adhered a panel of Perennial Essence 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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INKIN’ KREW ORNATE GARDEN FACEBOOK EVENT – SATURDAY APRIL 18TH

Our team is hosting a fun event on Facebook on Saturday, April 18 from 1:00 PM ET until around 6:00 PM ET!

We’ll be sharing projects created with this pretty suite of products with you throughout the afternoon via Live videos and photos!

We’re setting up a Facebook page for the event and we’ll be opening it up on Thursday, April 16.  I’ll be sharing a link to the page on my blog and on my business Facebook page then so keep an eye out for the invitation coming soon!

Everyone is welcome to join us!  We look forward to sharing this beautiful suite of products with you!!

Let me know if you have questions.  See you all then!

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The Ornate Garden Suite available NOW.  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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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Daffodil Delight Cardstock 2 – 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front mat and inner liner mat)
  • Granny Apple Green Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 5 3/4″ X 4 1/2″ (artwork), 3 7/8″ X 5 1/8″ (inner liner)
  • Perennial Essence Designer Series Paper 3 7/8″ X 5 1/8″ (card front), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Perennial Floral Essence for Fun Fold Friday

Good Good Friday morning my stamping friends.  How was everyone’s week?  The weekend is here and Easter is on Sunday.  I don’t know about you, but it’s not feeling like Easter this year to me.  I can’t make my Easter Egg Bread because EVERY store is sold out of yeast.  I didn’t make all my traditional Easter items since we can’t be in any large gatherings and that means no family coming over.  I am thankful to be healthy though.  My whole family has stayed healthy so far.  It’s going to be a very small gathering Sunday so I have to downsize everything I make.  Next Easter we’ll be back to normal.

For today’s Fun Fold I pulled out some items from the Annual Catalog.  This card is perfect if you have a lot of Designer Paper that you want to used up.  I used one of the 2018-2020 In-Colors which will be going away in June.  If you are liking any of these In-Colors, you best to grab them while you can.  Here’s my card for today.

I started with an 12 X 5 1/2″ panel of Blueberry Bushel cardstock which I scored and folded at 2 1/4″, 5″ and 7 3/4″.

I adhered 4 panels of Perennial Essence Designer Series Paper to Balmy Blue mats using Snail.  I adhered the matted panels to the card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  You will be able to see better where they are all adhered in a photo below.

On a panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Floral Essence Photopolymer Stamp Set in Blueberry Bushel Ink.  I cut the sentiment out using the Stitched So Sweetly Dies.  I stamped the fern leaf image from the Floral Essence stamp set in Old Olive Ink, below the sentiment.

I stamped the large flower image from the Floral Essence stamp set in Blueberry Bushel Ink on a panel of Whisper White cardstock and colored it in using my Balmy Blue Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I fussy cut the flower out using my Paper Snips.  I stamped the leaf image from the Floral Essence stamp set on a panel of Whisper White cardstock in Old Olive Ink twice and punched them out using the Leaf Punch.  I adhered the flower to the bottom of the sentiment using Stampin’ Dimensionals and the leaves under the flower using Glue Dots.  I adhered the sentiment to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue and added a Perennial Essence Floral Center to the flower.

On a panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Floral Essence stamp set in Blueberry Bushel Ink.  I cut the sentiment out using my Stitched So Sweetly Dies and adhered it to the center panel using Snail.

For the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Timeless Tulips Photopolymer Stamp Set in Blueberry Bushel Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the flower image from the Floral Essence stamp set in Blueberry Bushel Ink on the bottom of the panel and colored it in using my Balmy Blue Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I stamped the leaf images from the Floral Essence stamp set in Old Olive Ink around the flower.  I stamped the flower center from the Floral Essence stamp set in Crushed Curry Ink.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Balmy Blue mat using Snail and then to the inside of the Blueberry Bushel card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the large flower image from the Floral Essence stamp set in Blueberry Bushel Ink on the bottom front of the envelope and colored it in using my Balmy Blue Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I stamped the leaf images from the Floral Essence stamp set in Old Olive Ink around the flower.  I stamped the flower center from the Floral Essence stamp set in Crushed Curry Ink in the center of the flower.  I adhered a panel of Perennial Essence 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.  The 2018-2020 In-Colors Cardstock, 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper, Stamp Pads, Ink Refills, Stampin’ Write Markers, Ribbon and Buttons will all be retiring at the end of May.  If you are loving any or all of these colors, now it the time to get them before they are gone for good.  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 available NOW.  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

TODAY IS THE LAST DAY TO SUBSCRIBE!!

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:

  • Balmy Blue Cardstock 2 – 2 1/8″ X 5 3/8″, 2 – 2 5/8″ X 5 3/8″, 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ DSP and inner liner mats)
  • Blueberry Bushel Cardstock 5 1/2″ X 12″ (card base scored and folded at 2 1/4″, 5″ & 7 3/4″)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 2 1/2″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner), 2 1/4″ X 2 1/4″ (flower), 3 3/4″ X 2 1/2″ (sentiment), 5 1/2″ X 1 1/2″ (leaves and inside sentiment)
  • Perennial Essence Designer Series Paper 2 – 2″ X 5 1/4″ (front and inside left panel), 2 1/2″ X 5 1/4″ (inside right panel), 4′ X 5 1/4″ (inside back panel)

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Stampin’ Up! Sailing Home 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 my blog. 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.

My colors were inspired by Hand Stamped Sentiments Challenge #336.  Here are their colors.

I also played along with Cardz 4 Guys Challenge #242.  Their theme is ‘ On, In of By The Sea’.

I started by adhering a panel of Peaceful Poppies Designer Series Paper to a Poppy Parade card base using Snail.  I stamped the bird image from the Stampin’ Up! Sailing Home Cling Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink to the top of the panel.

I cut a panel of Peaceful Poppies DSP using the Stitched Rectangle Dies.  I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! High Tide Photopolymer Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on the top of the panel.  On a small panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the lighthouse image from the Sailing Home stamp set, which I colored with my Crumb Cake and Poppy Parade Stampin’ Write Markers.  I cut the image out using the Smooth Sailing Dies.  I adhered the lighthouse image to the DSP using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I adhered a piece of the Braided Burlap Trim to the back of the artwork using Glue Dots and then adhered the artwork to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added a few Frosted Epoxy Droplets, which I colored using my Dark Daffodil Delight Stampin’ Blends Marker.

On the inside I stamped the lighthouse image from the Sailing Home stamp set, which I colored using my Crumb Cake and Poppy Parade Stampin’ Write Markers, on the bottom of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the bird image from the Sailing Home stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink above the lighthouse.  I did not stamp a sentiment since I wasn’t sure what I wanted to use the card for yet.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Poppy Parade mat using Snail and then to the inside of the Poppy Parade card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the lighthouse image from the Sailing Home stamp set, which I colored using my Crumb Cake and Poppy Parade Stampin’ Write Markers, on the bottom front of the envelope.  I adhered a panel of the Peaceful Poppies 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!!

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 available NOW.  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

TOMORROW IS THE LAST DAY TO SUBSCRIBE!!

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:

  • Poppy Parade Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner), 3 1/2″ X 2 1/4″ (artwork)
  • Peaceful Poppies Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 3″ X 4 1/4″ (artwork), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Wild About You

Good Wednesday morning my fellow stampers.  How is everyone’s week going?  How are you all doing with your Social Distancing?  I don’t know about you, but this is getting tougher as the days go by.  I miss spending time with my niece, nephews and all my other family members and friends.  I know this is all for the best, but I’m ready to go back to normal.

For today’s card, I made a real challenging one for me.  I’m not a big fan of Orange or Yellow, but I was determined to make a card using these colors.  Here’s my card for today.

My colors are from the Fab Friday Color Challenge #186.  Here are their colors.

My design is from the CAS(E) This Sketch Challenge #366.  Here is their sketch.

I also played along with Paper Players Theme Challenge #485.  Here is their theme.

I started by stamping the giraffe image from the Stampin’ Up! Animal Outing Cling Stamp Set in Soft Suede Ink on a panel of Whisper White cardstock.  I colored the image in using my Daffodil Delight and Mango Melody Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I then cut the image out using the Animal Friends Dies.  On a panel of Whisper White cardstock, I stamped the sentiment from the Animal Outing stamp set in Soft Suede Ink and cut the sentiment out using the 2nd largest square from the Stitched Shapes Dies.  I cut the scalloped square mat using the Layering Squares Dies out of a panel of Terracotta Tile cardstock.  I adhered the stitched square to the scalloped square using Snail and adhered the giraffe image to the square using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Using the giraffe pattern die from the Animal Friends Dies, I cut a Daffodil Delight panel twice.  I adhered the die cut panel to a Mango Melody mat, which I cut using the Stitched So Sweetly Dies, using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I adhered a piece of Terracotta Tile 1/2″ Scalloped Linen Ribbon across the middle of the panel using Snail.  I cut a panel of Whisper White cardstock using the Ornate Layers Dies and then embossed it using the Subtle 3D Embossing Folder.  I adhered a panel of Pumpkin Pie Regals 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper to a Thick Whisper White card base using Snail.  I adhered the Whisper White die cut panel to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I adhered the matted die cut panel on top of the Whisper White panel using Glue Dots and the artwork on top of the matted die cut panel using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added a few Terracotta Tile 2019-2021 In-Color Faceted Dots to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! A Big Thank You Photopolymer Stamp Set in Soft Suede Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the giraffe image from the Animal Outing stamp set in Soft Suede Ink on the bottom of the panel and colored it in using my Daffodil Delight and Mango Melody Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Pumpkin Pie mat using Snail and then to the inside of the Thick Whisper White card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the giraffe image from the Animal Outing stamp set in Soft Suede Ink on the bottom front of the envelope and colored it in using my Daffodil Delight and Mango Melody Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered a panel of the Mango Melody Brights 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 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 available NOW.  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:

  • Daffodil Delight Cardstock 2 5/16″ X 3 7/16″ (giraffe pattern layer)
  • Mango Melody Cardstock 2 3/4″ X 2 3/4″ (giraffe pattern mat)
  • Pumpkin Pie Cardstock 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Terracotta Tile Cardstock 2 1/2″ X 2 1/2″ (artwork mat)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 2 1/2″ X 2 1/2″ (sentiment), 4 1/2″ X 3″ (die cut layer), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Thick Whisper White Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″)
  • Brights 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 2 1/4″ X 6′ (piece for envelope flap)
  • Regals 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front)

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Stampin’ Up! Timeless Tropical

Good morning Tuesday my stamping friends.  How is everyone doing today?

Yesterday I was telling you about cleaning my craft table off and finding lots of bits and pieces of cards that I started, but never did anything with.  Well today’s card uses some more of the pieces I found lying around, so I thought I’d put them together to make another card for you.  Here’s what I came up with.

I had the frame I had made using the Stampin’ Up! Swirly Frames Photopolymer Stamp Set which I stamped in Early Espresso Ink on a Soft Suede panel and cut out using the Rectangle Stitched Dies.  I also had a beach scene which was created on a panel of Whisper White cardstock.  I had stamped the sand from the Stampin’ Up! High Tide Photopolymer Stamp Set in Crumb Cake Ink.  I stamped the water from the High Tide stamp set in Bermuda Bay and Coastal Cabana Inks.  I sponged the sky using my Stamping Sponge, in Pool Party Ink.  The birds from the Sailing Home Cling Stamp Set were stamped in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink in the sky.  I adhered the beach scene to the back of the frame using Snail.  On a small panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the palm tree image from the Stampin’ Up! Timeless Tropical Cling Stamp Set which I colored using my Pear Pizzazz and Soft Suede Stampin’ Write Markers.  I cut the image out using my In The Tropics Dies.

I adhered the palm trees to the artwork using Multipurpose Liquid Glue, letting the palms hang over the frame a little.  I adhered a panel of Tropical Oasis Designer Series Paper to a Thick Whisper White card base using Snail.  I adhered the framed artwork to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a strip of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the top of the sentiment from the Timeless Tropical stamp set in Early Espresso Ink.  I cut the sentiment out using my Classic Label Punch and adhered it to the artwork using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added a pineapple from the Tropical Oasis Trinkets to the artwork using a Glue Dot.

On the inside I stamped the bottom of the sentiment from the Timeless Tropical stamp set in Early Espresso Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the palm tree image from the Timeless Tropical stamp set, which I colored using my Pear Pizzazz and Soft Suede Stampin’ Write Markers, on the bottom of the panel.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Soft Suede mat using Snail and then to the inside of the Thick Whisper White card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the palm tree image from the Timeless Tropical stamp set, which I colored using my Pear Pizzazz and Soft Suede Stampin’ Write Markers, on the envelope front.   I adhered a panel of the Tropical Oasis 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. Don’t forget to look around your craft table for card pieces that you started and never finished.  You’d be surprised what you can come up with from pieces just sitting around. 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 available NOW.  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:

  • Soft Suede Cardstock 3 1/2″ X 5″ (frame), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner mat)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 3″ X 4 1/4″ (artwork), 3 1/2″ X 2 1/2″ (trees), 1/2″ X 3″ (sentiment), 3 7/8″ X 5 1/8″ (inner liner)
  • Thick Whisper White Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Tropical Oasis Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Lacey Wild Rose

Good Monday morning my fellow stampers.  How was everyone’s weekend?  I sure hope everyone staying healthy.  Last week I got a new light for my crafting table, which meant I had to rearrange and clean my table.  While doing so, I came across bits and pieces of cards that I had lying around and never did anything with.  I decided to put some of them to good use and create a card from what I had lying around.  Here’s what I came up with using some of the pieces.

I had an Old Olive panel which I had embossed using the new Ornate Floral 3D Embossing Folder.  I adhered a Whisper White panel which I had cut using the Stitched Lace Die, using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I wrapped a piece of Seaside Spray 1/4″ Metallic Ribbon around the card front and tied a bow.  I adhered the card front to an Old Olive card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  On a small panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! To A Wild Rose Photopolymer Stamp Set in Seaside Spray Ink.  I cut the panel out using the Stitched Nested Labels Dies and adhered it to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I had a rose image from To A Wild Rose stamp set which I had stamped in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink and colored using my Seaside Spray Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I also had some leaves from To A Wild Rose stamp set which I had stamped in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink and colored using my Old Olive Stampin’ Blends Markers.  The images were all cut using the Wild Rose Dies.  I adhered the die cut rose to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added the leaves under my rose using Glue Dots.  I added a few  Seaside Spray 2019-2021 In- Color Faceted Dots to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from To A Wild Rose stamp set in Seaside Spray Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the rose image from To A Wild Rose stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on the bottom of the panel.   I stamped the leaf image from To A Wild Rose stamp set by the rose and on the top of the panel.  I colored the images in using my Old Olive and Seaside Spray Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to an Old Olive mat using Snail and then to the inside of the Old Olive card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the rose and leaf images from To A Wild Rose stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink to the envelope front and envelope flap.  I colored the images in using my Old Olive and Seaside Spray Stampin’ Blends Markers.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today.  I hope you liked my card and will give it a try.  Check your craft area, I bet you may have bits and pieces of cards you started and didn’t do anything with.  See what you can come up with.  We all have a lot of extra time since we’re not supposed to be going out, so it’s the perfect time to clean up our area.  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 available NOW.  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:

  • Old Olive Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″), 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (lace card front), 3″ X 10″ (artwork), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)

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Stampin’ Up! Forever Blossoms

Good Sunday morning my stamping friends.  How has everyone’s weekend been so far?  I had to work yesterday, which was supposed to be a partial day ended up being all day.  So much for people having to stay home.  It was just a crazy busy day.  I’m home today and hoping to finish up some of my spring cleaning.

Today’s card can be used for a lot of different occasions.  I left the sentiment pretty general so I can use it for whatever I need.  Here’s today’s card.

My design today is from Freshly Made Sketches Challenge #429.  Here is their sketch.

My colors are from Color Throwdown Challenge #587.  Here is their color pallet.

I started by adhering a panel of the Neutrals 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper to the front of a Thick Whisper White card base using Snail.  Using my Stitched Shapes Dies, I cut 3 circles, one in Mint Macaron, one in Rococo Rose and one in Smoky Slate.  I embossed the circles using my Scripty 3D Embossing Folder.  I adhered the circles to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue overlapping the DSP halfway.

On a panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the large floral image from the Stampin’ Up! Forever Blossoms Cling Stamp Set in Smoky Slate Ink.  I colored the image in using my Mint Macaron and Rococo Rose Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I cut the image out using the matching Cherry Blossoms Dies.  Using Stampin’ Dimensionals, I adhered the floral image to the card front on top of the circles.

I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Honey Bee Cling Stamp Set in Smoky Slate Ink to the left of the artwork.  I added a few Rhinestone Basic Jewels to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Honey Bee stamp set in Smoky Slate Ink in the center of a  Whisper White panel.  I stamped the flower, leaves and flower bud images from the Forever Blossoms stamp set in Smoky Slate Ink on the panel.  I colored the images in using my Mint Macaron and Rococo Rose Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Rococo Rose mat using Snail and then to the inside of the Thick Whisper White card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the flower, leaves and flower bud images from the Forever Blossoms stamp set in Smoky Slate Ink on the envelope front.  I colored the images in using my Mint Macaron and Rococo Rose Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered a panel of the Neutrals 6 X 6 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 available NOW.  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:

  • Mint Macaron Cardstock 2 1/4″ X 2 1/4″ (stitched circle)
  • Rococo Rose Cardstock 2 1/4″ X 2 1/4″ (stitched circle), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Smoky Slate Cardstock 2 1/4″ X 2 1/4″ (stitched circle)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 4 1/2″ X 2 1/2″ (artwork), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Thick Whisper White Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Neutrals 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 2 1/2″ X 4 1/4″ (card front), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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