Stampin’ Up! Seasons Greetings In The Pines

Good Saturday morning my fellow stampers.  How is everyone doing today?  The weekend is upon us, does anyone have any plans?  It’s suppose to be like a beautiful fall day here.  I’ll be at work all day, but I do have off tomorrow.

Today’s card is the one I made on Wednesday for my Facebook Live video.  If you were able to watch live or the replay, thank you.   You can also watch it on my YouTube channel.  Here is my card.

My design is from Atlantic Hearts Challenge #386.  Here is their sketch.

I started by embossing a panel of Shaded Spruce cardstock using the Evergreen Forest 3D Embossing Folder and adhering it to a Thick Whisper White card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I cut a panel of ‘Tis The Season 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper using the Stitched Rectangle Die.  There wasn’t a die the size I needed, so I ran the die partway through my Stampin’ Cut & Embossing Machine. I moved the die to the size I wanted it matching up the stitches, turned it around and ran it through again only partway.  I adhered the stitched rectangle to a Whisper White mat using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I cut a panel of Whisper White cardstock Using the Pine Woods Dies and adhered it to a Just Jade mat using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the matted panel to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! In The Pines Photopolymer Stamp Set in Just Jade Ink on a strip of Whisper White cardstock and went around the edges using my Just Jade Stampin’ Write Marker. I adhered the sentiment to the card front using a Stampin’ Dimensional and a Glue Dot.  I stamped the pinecone image from the Stampin’ Up! Peaceful Boughs Cling Stamp Set in Crumb Cake Ink on a panel of Crumb Cake cardstock twice.  I cut the images out using the coordinating die from the Beautiful Boughs Dies along with the smallest bough die in Just Jade cardstock.  I adhered the pine bough and the pinecones to the Whisper White panel using Glue Dots.  I made a bow using Linen Thread and adhered it  to the pinecones using a Glue Dot.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Peaceful Boughs stamp set in Crumb Cake Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the pine bough image from the Peaceful Boughs stamp set in Just Jade Ink, stamping off twice, on the top of the panel.  I stamped the pinecone image from the Peaceful Boughs stamp set in Crumb Cake Ink, stamping off once, on the top of the panel.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Shaded Spruce mat using Stampin’ Seal 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 pine bough from the Peaceful Boughs stamp set in Just Jade Ink on the envelope front.  I stamped the pinecone image from the Peaceful Boughs stamp set in Crumb Cake in on the bough.  I adhered a panel of ‘Tis The Season 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 list of supplies are below along with the measurements if you’d like to stamp along while watching the video.  You can watch it on my Facebook page Here.

You can also view the video on my YouTube channel Here.  Happy Stamping!!


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. 


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Happy Stamping, Karen!


World Card Making Day, Saturday October 3rd.  Our Inkin’ Krew Team will be doing videos all day, every hour.  I will actually be doing 2 Facebook Live videos that day.  I will post a schedule when we get closer.


Joy To The World 

Subscribe September 11 – October 10

This holiday season, share the joy of Paper Pumpkin! The Joy to the World Paper Pumpkin Kit is an exclusive holiday kit that provides a specially-designed box, enough supplies to create eight elegant cards, and an opportunity to connect with the Stampin’ Up! global community.

With October’s magical kit, not only will you get a head start on your holiday crafting—you’ll get to create Christmas cards, share project ideas, and spread holiday cheer with Stampin’ Up! customers and demonstrators around the world! After you receive your kit,  join the Joy of Paper Pumpkin Facebook group to make the most of this month’s kit.

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create eight cards—four each of two designs—and coordinating envelopes.
  • Kit includes die-cut pieces in English, French, and German. This will allow you to create cards you can use to connect with other customers and demonstrators around the world—in their language!
    • 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: Cherry Cobbler, Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Just Jade, Soft Sea Foam

The Joy to the World Paper Pumpkin Kit has been thoughtfully released in preparation for the season of spreading joy. October’s Paper Pumpkin kit was designed to bring people together—connecting them with one another and spreading joy with each other around the world! With die-cut sentiments in English, French, and German, subscribers can send holiday cheer to their friends across the globe—in their language.

To connect and spread joy with international customers and demonstrators through the Joy to the World Paper Pumpkin Kit, join our Facebook group: Joy of Paper Pumpkin! When connecting with your new friends, don’t forget to share your experience with the #joyofpaperpumpkin hashtag.

Subscribe to the October 2020 Paper Pumpkin Kit from 11 September to 10 October at

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


The Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine (Standard Size) is now available for you to order!!!
Here are the details:

The standard machine comes with all the plates you need to get started. The preorder will not include the replacement plates, but they will be available beginning with the customer launch on September 1.

Note that the Cutting Plates and Adhesive Sheets are already available to order. The optional Impression Mats are not be available; I’ll keep you updated on their availability.

So what sets our machines apart from the rest? Here are some of our favorite features:

  • Durable machines with high-quality results. The solid steel construction frame and rubber feet that securely grip the work surface produce crisp, clean, precise cutting and beautifully detailed embossing.
  • Easy to use. The machines and tools are designed for an intuitive die-cutting and embossing experience. For example, all plates are labeled with a number and are color coded for easy reference and use when building your sandwich. And just like the name suggests, our Magnetic Cutting Plates have fully-magnetic surfaces to make it easy to securely position your dies and keep them in place.
  • Simple to store. The platforms on both machines fold for space-saving storage and they look pretty too–the sleek, clean design suits any crafting space.
  • Portable. You can use both machines at home or on the go with their folding platforms and ergonomic carrying handles.


Stampin’ Up! Get & Go Starter Kit Promotion – Sept 1-30!

Have you thought about joining our Stampin’ Up! team?

Now is an awesome time to join.

The Get & Go Starter Kit promotion gives those who sign up to be a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator additional products to help get started right away!  In addition to the already great valued Starter Kit, you will receive precut paper, stamps, and embellishments!

Here are the details:

  • Promotion Dates: September 1–30, 2020
    Joining Deadline:  September 30, 2020; 11:50 PM (MT)
  • New demonstrators who submit their Independent Demonstrator Agreement (IDA) before 1 September or after 30 September will not be eligible for this promotion.
  • In addition to the regular starter kit (for $99 you choose $125 worth of products), if you join between September 1 and 30, you will also receive enough card stock pieces to make 16 cards, a pack of Rhinestone Basic Jewels, the So Much Love stamp set, and the Queen Anne’s Lace stamp set!!
    • 8 packs of precut card stock of the coastal cabana pack will be provided, and 8 packs of precut card stock of the Granny Apple Green pack, for a total of 16 cards (packs include envelopes).
  • Important note: Ink, adhesive, cutting tool, and clear block for stamping must be purchased separately. However, these products may be included as part of the Starter Kit product selection.

This is such a great deal!  For $99, you get to pick $125 merchandise of your choice for your Starter Kit plus you’ll get the Queen Annes’ Lace and So Much Love stamp sets, card kits to create 16 cards and a pack of Rhinestones for free!!

Drop me a note at if you have questions about joining, I’m happy to talk to you about it.  You can also see more information about the benefits of becoming a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator Here


Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Crumb Cake Cardstock 1 1/4″ X 2 1/2″ (pine cones)
  • Just Jade Cardstock 3 5/8″ X 2 3/8″ (artwork mat), 1 1/2″ X 2 1/4″ (pine bough)
  • Shaded Spruce Cardstock 2 – 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front and inner liner mat)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 3 1/2″ X 2 1/4″ (die cut tree), 1 13/16″ X 4 1/2″ (card front dsp mat), 1/2″ X 2 1/2″ (sentiment), 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″)
  • ‘Tis The Season 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 2 1/4″ X 5″ (card front panel), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)


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24 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Seasons Greetings In The Pines

  1. So pretty, Karen! I love everything about this—the plaids, the pinecones, the negative space tree…just a well designed card. Perfect take on the sketch! I predict a winner! TFS


  2. Beautiful and elegant Christmas card. That tree die is gorgeous. Thank you for joining us at Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge this week.


  3. Beautiful and elegant Christmas card. That tree die is gorgeous. Thank you for joining us at Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge this week.


  4. This is stunning! I love that tree! Thanks for playing along with Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (AHSC).

    Brandi R.
    DT member AHSC


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