Stampin’ Up! Peaceful Moments Birthday

Good Monday morning my stamping friends. How was everyone’s weekend? Yesterday was such a beautiful day here in NJ. It was a little cool, in the 60’s, but sunny and beautiful. It felt like spring was in the air. I did have to work all day, but it was fun seeing all the dogs that came in to visit (and there were a lot of them).

I have one more card featuring the DSP. After making these cards the past few days, I realized I don’t use DSP nearly as much as I like. I love that I can create all different designs with the DSP and a sentiment. You can make these cards with any DSP you have and some of them use just scraps. Here’s my card for today.

Stampin' Up! Peaceful Moments Birthday 1

I used the Stampin’ Up! Peaceful Moments Cling Stamp Set along with Awash In Beauty Designer Series Paper and the Twigs & Sprigs Embossing Folder for my card today.

Stampin' Up! Peaceful Moments Birthday 2

I started by embossing a Pear Pizzazz card front using the Twigs & Sprigs Embossing Folder. I adhered the Pear Pizzazz card front to a Pear Pizzazz card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

Stampin' Up! Peaceful Moments Birthday 3

I adhered a panel of Awash In Beauty DSP to a Blushing Bride mat using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the layered panel to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered 3 panels of Awash In Beauty DSP to a Blushing Bride Mat using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the layered panel to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Stampin' Up! Peaceful Moments Birthday 4

On a panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the sentiment from the Peaceful Moments stamp set in Pear Pizzazz Ink. I cut the sentiment out using the Waves Dies. I threaded a piece of 1/2″ Balmy Blue/White Variegated Ribbon through the ends of the die cut piece. I adhered the sentiment to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Pearl Basic Jewels to the card front.

Stampin' Up! Peaceful Moments Birthday 5

On the inside, I stamped the sentiment from the Peaceful Moments stamp set in Pear Pizzazz Ink on a panel of Basic White. I adhered a strip of the Awash In Beauty DSP to the bottom of the panel. I adhered the Basic Whtie panel to a Blushing Bride mat then to the inside of the Pear Pizzazz card base.

Stampin' Up! Peaceful Moments Birthday 6

To finish my card, I decorated a Basic Whtie Medium Envelope. I adhered a strip of Awash In Beauty DSP to the envelope front and a panel to the envelope flap.

Stampin' Up! Peaceful Moments Birthday 7

Thank you for stopping by my blog today. I hope you like the card and will give it a try. 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. 


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 2022-2023 Annual Catalog or the January-April 2023 Mini Catalog!  Unfortunately, packs of cardstock are no longer an option for a free gift. Shipping has become too expensive to ship and it’s costing me as much to ship as the cardstock costs. 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


In response to changing policies at Stampin’ Up – I’m adjusting my Ordering Gift policy as well.  I’m having to get a little more tough on the adding of Host codes when you place your order thru my Online Store.

Not to worry – you’re still going to get that $10 ordering gift for orders of $50 (before shipping & tax) or greater.  And the gift is still any 1 SU! product up to that $10 value – which includes some of our fun Host Sets!

But – if you DO NOT use the Host code for your orders of less than $150 (this is the RETAIL total before Shipping & Handling), then you’ll have two options:

  1. You’ll need to call Stampin’ Up! (1-800-Stamp-Up) and ask them to add it for you. They’re very helpful and will get it done quickly!  OR….
  2. If your order was over the $50 threshold but under $150, then…you’ll forfeit that $10 ordering gift and rewards – this is the Bummer Option – and I REALLY don’t want to do this, SO please remember to add my Current Host Code.


2023-2024 Annual Catalog Coming Soon!!

If you are a current customer of mine and have placed an order in 2022-2023, you will automatically be receiving a new catalog once I receive them. If you haven’t placed an order in the past year, I will not be automatically sending you one. If you have not ordered and/or would like to be a customer of mine and would like a copy of the 2023-2024 Annual Catalog, please send me an email at requesting one.


Stampin’ Up! Color Refresh Coming Soon!!!

Stampin’ Up1 is all about creativity and sharing what we love with those we love. And that means providing a compelling selection of high-quality craft supplies in coordinating colors and designs. We’re always working to not only meet trends but set them. That means evaluating and even refreshing our current products—This year we’re refreshing our complete color collection!

Stampin’ Up! has announced that, in addition to the new 2023-2025 In Colors, we’ll be getting some new colors in the core color families (Brights, Neutrals, Regals and Subtles) with the new 2023-2024 Annual Catalog! You’ll find some new friends and returning favorites among our Brights, Neutrals, Regals, and Subtles. And you won’t want to miss our new 2023–2025 In Colors. We hope you’re as excited as we are to start crafting with these fresh new colors and to share them with your fellow crafting enthusiasts. 

We haven’t been told what colors will be retiring, but if you have any favorites that you can’t live without, stock up now!   We do know that the current 2021-2023 In-Colors (Evening Evergreen, Fresh Freesia, Pale Papaya, Polished Pink and Soft Succulent) will be retiring. You might want to stock up on the Cardstock, DSP, Reinkers, Stampin’ Blends Markers, Stampin’ Write Markers, Ribbons etc. When supplies run out, they will not be restocking them.

More details about the updates to the color list will be announced on March 29 so look for more information then.  And pick up a few of your favorite colors now to make sure that you’ll have a good supply if your favorites end up retiring with the color refresh!


Price Changes Coming With The 2023-2024 Annual Catalog

Stampin’ Up! let us know that some of the items in the new catalog will have higher prices when the catalog is launched on May 2.  The prices for all items that are carrying over will continue to be the current catalog prices through May 1.  So now is a great time to stock up on any favorites before the price increases happen in early May!  We have not been told any specifics on the amount that the prices will increase but we have been given a list of items that will increase in price with the new catalog.

Due to increased costs to produce these items, beginning May 2 new prices will be in effect within the following product categories:

  • Cardstock
  • Designer Series Paper
  • Specialty Paper
  • Notecards and Envelopes
  • Classic Stampin’ Ink Pads and Refills
  • Stampin’ Blends
  • Stampin’ Write Markers
  • Select Specialty Inks
  • Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machines and plates
  • Embossing Folders
  • Punches
  • Take Your Pick products
  • Storage
  • Clear Blocks
  • Select tools
  • Select adhesives
  • Select stamp sets
  • Paper Pumpkin

To see the updated pricing, check the new 2023–2024 Annual Catalog.  I’ll be mailing out the catalogs in mid-April to my ordering customers so take a peek when it arrives in your mailbox.  So, the good news is that you will have time to order any last-minute items before the new pricing starts once you see the upcoming catalog!  


All The Little Things

Subscribe March 11 – April 10

Good things take time, but you can start creating them now with the All the Little Things Paper Pumpkin kit! This kit includes nine cards, three each of three designs, with elegant designs and bright colors. The iridescent foil is the shining detail to bring your crafts together. You can make a card for anyone and for any occasion!

And don’t wait, because anyone who subscribes to this month’s kit will get a FREE box organizer! This organizer fits perfectly inside your Paper Pumpkin box and is great for keeping your supplies from past kits organized, so you know right where everything is! 

This kit includes:

  • 9 cards, 3 each of 3 designs, and 9 coordinating envelopes.
  • 1 photopolymer stamp set with celebratory sentiments.
  • 1 Shaded Spruce Stampin’ Spot.
  • Precut cherry blossom paper pieces with iridescent foil.
  • Unique embellishments and twine.
  • Adhesives to complete the projects.
  • Final card size: 5-1/2” x 4-1/4” (14 x 10.8 cm). 
  • Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Balmy Blue, Basic Black, Calypso Coral, Granny Apple Green, Petal Pink, Poppy Parade, Shaded Spruce.
  • FREE box organizer

Subscribe to the April Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 March 2023 and 10 April 2023 by clicking here!

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


Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 1 1/4″ X 4″ (sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Blushing Bride Cardstock 3 1/4″ X 3 1/2″ (card front panels mat), 2 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front panel mat). 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Pear Pizzazz Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″), 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front)
  • Awash In Beauty Designer Series Paper 3 – 1″ X 3″ (card front panels), 2″ X 5 1/2″ (card front panel), 3/4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner strip), 1/2″ X 6″ & 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope)


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