Stampin’ Up! Forever Fern Birthday and Thanks

Good Monday morning my stamping friends.  How was everyone’s weekend?  We had our ‘In Person’ team meeting yesterday and even though we couldn’t be together, it was a lot of fun.

I have 2 of the 4 cards for you that we made yesterday.  My team members did such an awesome job of designing and demonstrating how to make them.  Today’s are the same technique, but just turning the card and changing the sentiment can make a difference.  These cards were designed by Sue Prather.  Here are the cards for today.

For both cards we did the same thing, just a larger acrylic block for the landscape card.  To get the strip on the card front, we inked up blocks H & I starting at one end and working our way to the other.  We inked about 1″-1 1/2″ with the following inks, Soft Sea Foam, Pear Pizzazz, Garden Green, Shaded Spruce and Pretty Peacock (in that order).  Lightly spritz it with my Stampin’ Spritzer filled with water.  Stamp it on a panel of Thick Whisper White cardstock and let it dry.  Every time you do this technique it will come out differently as you can see in my 2 cards, that’s the best part.

Once it was dry, I stamped the leafy image from the Stampin’ Up! Forever Fern Cling Stamp Set in Pretty Peacock Ink over the color strip.  I then stamped the splatter image from the Forever Fern stamp set around the leaves in Pretty Peacock Ink.

On the bottom or the top card I stamped the sentiment from the Forever Fern stamp set in Pretty Peacock Ink.  On the top of the bottom card I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Ornate Thanks Photopolymer Stamp Set in Pretty Peacock Ink.  I adhered the card fronts to a Thick Whisper White card base using Stampin’ Seal.

On the inside of the top card I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Best Year Cling Stamp Set in the center of a Whisper White panel in Pretty Peacock Ink.  I stamped the leaf image from the Forever Fern stamp set in Pretty Peacock Ink on the bottom of the panel.  On the bottom card I stamped the sentiment from the Ornate Thanks stamp set in the center of a Whisper White panel in Pretty Peacock Ink.  I stamped 3 of the leaf images from the Forever Fern stamp set in Pear Pizzazz, Garden Green and Pretty Peacock Inks.  I stamped the splatter image from the Forever Fern stamp set in Soft Sea Foam Ink around the leaf images.  For both cards, I adhered the Whisper White panels to Pretty Peacock mats using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Thick Whisper White card bases using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

 

To finish my cards I decorated Medium Whisper White Envelopes.  I stamped the leaf images from the Forever Fern stamp set in Pretty Peacock Ink on the top envelope and Pear Pizzazz, Garden Green and Pretty Peacock Inks on the bottom envelopes.  The bottom one I stamped the splatter image from the Forever Fern stamp set in Soft Sea Foam Ink around the leaves.  I adhered panels of Forever Greenery Designer Series Paper to the envelope flaps.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today.  I hope you liked the cards we made at our meeting and will give them a try. Happy Stamping!!

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SUMMER NIGHTS BY PAPER PUMPKIN

SUBSCRIBE JUNE 11 – JULY 10

Celebrate the magic of summer nights with the Summer Nights Paper Pumpkin Kit! In this exclusive fun-filled kit, you’ll unbox enough supplies to create nine postcard-style cards, coordinating envelopes, and die-cut tealight bags. What’s even more spectacular about July’s kit is the add-on you can purchase along with it! The Summer Nights Add-On includes 24 card bases and envelopes in coordinating Summer Nights designs. This add-on is perfect for helping you expand the Summer Nights creative experience beyond the Paper Pumpkin kit. Between the add-on and the leftover supplies from your Summer Nights kit, you will be crafting a summer night worth celebrating all month long!

Don’t miss out on the fireworks, fireflies, and fun! You can subscribe to the Summer Nights Paper Pumpkin Kit between June 11 and July10, and order the Summer Nights Add-On starting 1 July; while supplies last.

Kit contains enough supplies to create nine postcards and coordinating envelopes, as well as nine die-cut tealight bags.

  • Card size: 4” x 5-1/4” (10.2 x 13.3 cm)
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2” x 5-3/4” (11.4 x 14.6 cm)

Coordinating Colors: Blackberry Bliss, Calypso Coral, Costal Cabana, Night of Navy

The Paper Pumpkin kit does not require the add-on to create completed projects.

Summer Nights Add-On

Contains 24 preprinted card bases and coordinating 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)

The Summer Nights Add-On is not required to complete the Paper Pumpkin kit projects.

The Summer Nights Add-On is $10.00 USD/$13.00 CAD and is only available to Paper Pumpkin subscribers. The add-on is available while supplies last, beginning July 1st!

Note: During demonstrator product testing, we learned that the Summer Nights Add-On could make at least 20 additional cards when combined with the leftover pieces from the Summer Nights kit.

Subscribe to the July 2020 Paper Pumpkin Kit from June 11 to July 10 at paperpumpkin.com!

Note: Supplies may be limited toward the end of the subscription period.

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STAMPIN’ UP! PICK A FREE BUNDLE STARTER KIT PROMOTION

Wow!!!  Stampin’ Up! is offering an AWESOME promotion if you join during the month of June!!  You get to pick a FREE bundle of your choice with your Starter Kit Purchase!!

Here are the details:

  • Joining promotion dates:  June 3–30, 2020
  • New demonstrators who submit their Independent Demonstrator Agreement (IDA) before June 3 or after June 30 will not be eligible for this promotion.
  • When you purchase your Starter Kit for $99, you get to select $125 worth of products of your choice for your Starter Kit PLUS you get to select ONE stamp and punch bundle (p. 168–169) or ONE stamp and die bundle (p. 173-179) from the new 2020–2021 Annual Catalog—in addition to your regular Starter Kit for FREE.  And your Starter Kit always ships for free…double bonus!!

Once you join, you’ll get at least a 20% discount on all products that you purchase plus you get to preorder from the upcoming catalogs a month before they go live for customer ordering!!  There is no requirement to sell and there is no commitment beyond your Starter Kit purchase.  Why not give it a try?  🙂

You can see more details about joining and about our team here on my blog here.  You can also see more information about the benefits of becoming a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator here.

That is such a great deal!!  If you’ve been considering joining, June will be a great time to jump in!  Drop me an email at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com

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STAMPIN’ UP! ANNUAL KICK OFF CELEBRATION

EXTRA HOST REWARDS FOR YOU!!

The brand new 2020–2021 Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog is going live on June 3 2020, and Stampin’ Up! is having a celebration!

Anyone who places an order of $250+ or holds a party with $250+ in sales during the month of June will receive $25 in extra Stampin’ Rewards!!  So that means that you’ll earn $50 in Stampin’ Rewards with any order or party of $250+ that is submitted between June 3 and June 30! Yay!!!!

Here are the details:

  • Customer, workshop and online order types all qualify for this promotion.
  • Starter Kit orders do not qualify for this promotion.  But you CAN use your host cash toward the purchase of your Starter Kit, ask me for details!
  • Paper Pumpkin prepaid subscriptions count toward a qualifying purchase. Month-to-month subscriptions do not qualify for this promotion.
  • The qualifying amount must be reached with merchandise prior to shipping and tax.
  • The $25 additional Stampin’ Rewards for this promotion will only be awarded once per order/party.
  • Order Deadline:  June 30, 2020; 11:50 PM (MT)

Drop me a note if you’d like to set up a catalog party!  I can set up a host code for you and you can have your stamping friends place orders with your host code.  If your party reaches $250 in sales, you’ll get that extra $25 in host cash when we close out your party!   If you’re interested, ask me for details!

Let me know if you have any questions.  Have fun making your shopping list!

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Pretty Peacock Cardstock 2 – 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mats)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 2 – 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liners)
  • Thick Whisper White Cardstock 2 – 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card bases scored and folded at 4 1/4″), 2 – 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card fronts)
  • Forever Greenery Designer Series Paper 2-2 1/4″ X 6″ (pieces for envelope flaps)

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6 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Forever Fern Birthday and Thanks

  1. Your cards turned out great, Karen! I think it’s a blessing Chester was laying on my supplies because I would have had quite a mess in my lap. I’ll be making them later though. It was such fun and, like you, I’m so grateful for such great teams that Amy and Mary lead. I wouldn’t be surprised if Sue becomes a team leader as well.

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