Stampin’ Up! Hello Ladybug Fun Fold

Good Monday morning my stamping friends. How was everyone’s weekend? Did anyone do anything fun? We’re at the last day of February and that means the last day of Sale-a-bration and the last day of the awesome joining special. If you’ve been thinking about joining now is the best time. Since I joined 3 years ago, this has been the best joining special ever. You can join just to enjoy the discount and nothing else. I’d be happy to talk to you about it if you’re interested, I’d love to have you on my team.

Today’s card was my practice card for my fun fold Friday’s card. I usually practice with retired cardstock and DSP, but this time I didn’t. You can see Friday’s card Here along with a link to the video. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Hello Ladybug Bundle along with the Pattern Party Host Designer Series Paper for my card today.

I started by scoring and cutting a Basic White Thick card base. I scored an 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ card base at 4 1/4″ and cut 2″ off the front right of the card base. I adhered a panel of Pattern Party DSP to a Poppy Parade mat and then to the front of a Basic White Thick card front. The panel of Pattern Party DSP I colored some of the flowers using my Poppy Parade Stampin’ Blends Markers.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the leaf image from the Hello Ladybug stamp set in Granny Apple Green Ink. Using the 3rd largest Stitched So Sweetly Dies I cut the stamped panel. I stamped the sentiment from the Hello Ladybug stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink next to the leaf. On a panel of Basic Whtie cardstock, I stamped the ladybug body from the Hello Ladybug stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink, the wings in Poppy Parade Ink and the dots on the wings in Tuxedo Black Ink. I punched the images out using my Ladybug Builder Punch. I adhered the wings to the body using Stampin’ Dimensionals and the ladybug to the sentiment panel using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the panel to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals only on the left half of the panel. I added a few Rhinestone Basic Jewels to the panel.

On a 1 1/2″ strip of Basic White cardstock I made marks every 1/2″ along both sides using a pencil so I could erase them when I was done if they were showing. I took 2 different panel of 3″ X 6″ Pattern Party DSP and cut 1/2″ strips. Starting at the top of the panel, I adhered one pattern of the DSP on an angle. I then adhered the other panel of the DSP going the opposite way over the top of the 1st pattern. I trimmed off all the excess using my Paper Trimmer. I adhered the panel to a Poppy Parade mat and then to the right back of the Basic Whtie Thick card base.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Hello Ladybug stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the ladybug image from the Hello Ladybug stamp set in Tuxedo Black and Poppy Parade Inks on the bottom of the panel. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Poppy Parade mat and then to the inside of the Basic White Thick card base.

To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the ladybug and leaf images from the Hello Ladybug stamp set on the envelope front the same as I did for the card. I stamped the sentiment from the Hello Ladybug stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the leaf. I adhered a panel of the Pattern Party 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:   R6393VBY

Use this host code when placing an order with me. When you order $50 or greater you will 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 1 item valued up to $10.00 from the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog or the January – June 2022 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 month’s tutorials are.

Please remember to use my current Host Code and make sure that you can see my name on the final checkout page listed as your Demonstrator when you order so that you know that you’re ordering with me and you’ll get my rewards! 

Happy Stamping, Karen

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LAST DAY of The Stampin’ Up! Joining Special

Join During Sale-a-bration and get 2 FREE Stamp Sets

Today is the last day you can get 2 FREE STAMP SETS when you join Stampin’ Up! For just $99 you get to choose $125 of product of your choice from any of the current catalogs and you can also choose any 2 Stamp Sets of your choice (cannot be host or Sale-a-bration sets) absolutely FREE!!! You can end up with $175 in product for just $99. There is no obligation to sell, you can join as a Hobby Demonstrator. Interested??? Ask me how. I’d love to have you on my team, drop me a note at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com I’d be more than happy to talk to you about it.

I’ve put together a few photos of what you can get to put in your starter kit. You can start with the new Waves of Inspiration Collection. This is available now just for demonstrators. Add a pack of Pacific Point & Basic White cardstock, a Pacific Point Stamp Pad, a pack of Basic White Medium Envelope and don’t forget the Stampin’ Seal +.

That’s not all, you get to pick 2 Stamp Sets of your choice for FREE. I’ve chosen the Stampin’ Up! Friends Are Like Seashells Photopolymer Stamp Set and the Stampin’ Up! Seas The Day Cling Stamp Set. I thought these would be perfect with the gorgeous new Waves of The Ocean Designer Series Paper.

That’s $174 of product for $99, it ships for FREE ($15-$20 savings) and Stampin’ Up! includes a past Paper Pumpkin Kit ($22 value) and some other supplies. I would LOVE to have you on my team. It’s an awesome team. Interested?? Contact me before today and we can talk.

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Savings are in Bloom

March 1 – March 31

If you haven’t already, it’s time to meet your mini crafting companion: the Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine! If this is your first encounter, allow us to introduce you.

This mini—but mighty—machine is durable, portable, and easy to use. It’s the perfect pick for budding beginners who want to branch out, papercrafting pros who want to craft on the go, or those who are short on storage space! With this trusty tool, any crafter can make precise cuts and embossed designs for their projects with one pass.

During the month of March, you can snag the Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine at a 20% discount! This miniature machine is compatible with a large selection of Stampin’ Up! embossing folders and dies. Build your craft collection and combine the Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine with any (or all!) of the select stamp-and-die bundles that are also available for 20% off during the month of March!

Take your crafting to the next level. 

Savings are in Bloom Promotion Details

  • Promotion Sales Period:  March 1 – March 31, 2022
  • Promotion Ends:  March 31, 2022 at 11:50 PM MT
  • The Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine will be available for purchase at a 20% discount.
  • A number of select stamp-and-die bundles that are compatible with the Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine will also be available for purchase at a 20% discount.
  • For this promotion only, we’ve brought back the previously popular Art Gallery, Celebrate Sunflowers, and Garden Wishes bundles. They will only be available in their bundle form during this promotion, so make sure to snag ‘em while you still can!
  • The Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine and select compatible bundles can be bought together or separately.
  • There is no limit on the number of Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machines you can purchase during this promotion.
  • Products are available in all markets while supplies last. Offer may vary from market to market based on product availability. No backorders or substitutions will be allowed.
  • The stamp-and-die bundles that can be found in a current catalog will be replenished until they retire. When they do retire, the bundles will be added to the Retiring List.
  • Due to supply chain challenges, this promotion may be altered or ended early. I will notify you if we hear that this offer may be changed or ended before March 31. 

You can see the full list of bundles included in the sale on this flyer Click Here for a printable PDF flyer.

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Beyond The Horizon

Subscribe February 11 – March 10

From the hands and hearts of our in-house artisans to you—our fellow crafters and creators—comes this month’s breathtaking kit. The Beyond the Horizon Paper Pumpkin Kit includes watercolor prints and designs inspired by the beautiful nature around us to create nine cards and coordinating envelopes. And paper pieces that perfectly coordinate with the New Horizons Suite Collection in the January–June 2022 Mini Catalog.

Don’t forget the FREE stamp set inside (yes—that’s two stamp sets in one kit!) as our way of saying THANK YOU to all of our wonderful Paper Pumpkin subscribers.

With all these marvelous materials and more, we can’t wait to see how you take this kit far beyond the horizon!

Details:

  • This month’s kit contains enough elements to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes. This all-inclusive kit includes printed card bases, die-cut paper pieces, embellishments, adhesive, and more!
  • The Beyond the Horizon Paper Pumpkin Kit includes a Misty Moonlight Classic Stampin’ Spot!
  • This kit’s stamp set is perfect for any occasion. With sentiments that say “thanks”, “hello”, “thinking of you,” and so many more, you’ll be able to use this stamp set year round.
  • And if you thought one stamp set was great just wait—this month’s kit comes with a BONUS stamp set for FREE! That’s two stamp sets in one kit! It’s our way of saying THANK YOU to you our Paper Pumpkin subscribers.
  • That’s not all! This kit perfectly coordinates with the New Horizons Suite Collection in our January–June 2022 Mini Catalog Which means even more exclusive elegant watercolor designs curated by our in-house artists just for you!
  • 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: Bumblebee, Calypso Coral, Evening Evergreen, Misty Moonlight, Night of Navy, Old Olive, Pale Papaya

Subscribe to the March Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 February and 10 March at paperpumpkin.com!

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

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Paper Pumpkin Price Increases Beginning March 1

On March 1, 2022, Paper Pumpkin kits will see a slight increase in price for both month-to-month orders and prepaid subscriptions. Despite Covid’s continued strain on the global economy, Stampin’ Up! has been working diligently to maintain the lowest possible price for our Paper Pumpkin kits–including absorbing costs to prevent price increases. However, as we continue to see greater cost increases to raw materials, shipping, and overhead, we have made the decision to increase pricing in order to maintain the high quality and value of the monthly kit.

Here are the details:

You will begin to see the price change on paper pumpkin.com

beginning February 11, with the start of the March subscription period.

Shipping added based on order total at time of check out. 

Prepaid codes–both redeemed and unredeemed–purchased before the 1 March price change will maintain their full value. No additional payment will be required. 

Prices for past kits and refills released before March 1, 2022 will remain unchanged.

Let me know if you have any questions about the price changes.  ***If you purchase Prepaid Paper Pumpkin Kits during February, you’ll save a few $$ and possibly earn some free Sale-a-bration items too!

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Available February 1 – May 2

Loving hands and heartfelt words are the best way to show you care. With hand designs that illustrate coming together in friendship and solidarity, the All Together Collection will help you create cardmaking and paper crafting projects that reflect the people you know and love. 

The All Together Collection includes early-release products from the 2022–2023 Annual Catalog—an exciting new range of natural Stampin’ Blends—and exclusive products you can’t get anywhere else! Come together to create projects inspired by you.  

  • The Here Together Stamp Set, Here for You Dies, Here Together, and the All Together Collection are available in English and French.
  • Items available during this promotion can be added to demonstrator, customer, workshop, and online orders.
  • No limits apply during the customer sales period.
  • Qualifying orders are eligible for Stampin’ Rewards. (Except for the All Together Collection)
  • All Together items can be added to a starter kit.
  • The following exclusive products are only available while supplies last:
    • Here for You Dies
    • Here Together Bundle
    • All Together Collection

To see a printable PDF flyer Click Here.

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Coming March 1st Waves of The Ocean Collection

Each of the world’s wide and open oceans is brimming with beauty and wonder. Marvelous marine animals, miles of submerged mountain ranges, and unique underwater plants lie thousands of feet below Earth’s dry surface, encouraging exploration and awaiting discovery.

Discover the depths of the ocean—and your artistic abilities—with the Waves of the Ocean Collection! This coastal collection includes an inspiring set of stamps and detailed dies, both early-release products from the upcoming 2022–2023 Annual Catalog. Plus, a pack of paper made from images of hand-poured paint, blue-hued foil sheets for a sea of shine, and radiant rhinestones for a splash of sparkle—each an exclusive product you can only purchase during the promotion period!

Explore artistic expression with the Waves of the Ocean Collection. With these seaside supplies, you’ll dive into inspiration and swim in a sea of creativity! Keep reading for promotion and product details, marketing tips and tricks, and shareable resources that’ll blow you out of the water.

Promotion Details:

  • Waves Of The Ocean Product Collection available beginning March 1, 2022.
  • Ordering Deadline:  May 2, 2022; 11:50 PM (MT)
  • The Waves of Inspiration Stamp Set and Waves Dies can be ordered separately, if desired.
  • The following exclusive products are only available while supplies last:
    • Waves of the Ocean 12″ x 12″ Designer Series Paper
    • Blue Foils 12″ x 12″ Specialty Paper
    • Rhinestone Waves Basic Jewels
  • Qualifying orders are eligible for Stampin’ Rewards.  The Waves of the Ocean Collection can not be selected as a half price item.

Click Here for a printable PDF Flyer.

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Sale-a-bration ENDS TODAY, February 28!!!

Sale-a-bration is going on right now. Click Here for a PDF version of the Sale-a-bration brochure. This is my most favorite time of Stampin’ Up! because you get to earn FREE products. There are 7 wonderful stamp sets and 4 gorgeous packs of Designer Series Paper. You can earn all of these FREE with qualifying orders. Who doesn’t like FREE??????

When you are placing your order, don’t forget to use my Current Host Code 739EQ2NM for all orders under $150.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 4 1/2″ X 2 1/4″ (sentiment), 2″ X 3″ (ladybug), 1 1/2″ X 5 1/4″ (side panel), 2″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Basic Whtie Thick Cardstock 5 1/2″ X 8 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″ and cut as listed above)
  • Poppy Parade Cardstock 2 – 2 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front & inner liner mats), 1 5/8″ x 5 3/8″ (side panel mat)
  • Pattern Party Cardstock 2″ X 5 1/4″ (card front), 2 different 3″ X 6″ (braid cut into 1/2″ strips), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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