Stampin’ Up Floral Essence Birthday Card

Good Monday morning my fellow stampers.  How was your weekend?  Did anyone do anything exciting?

For today’s card I used a few different stamp sets, a couple punches and dies.  Take a look.

The colors for my card were inspired by The Color Throwdown Challenge #552.  Here are their colors.

I also joined in with the Flower Challenge #34.  Here is their theme.

I started by adhering a panel of Neutrals 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper in Smoky Slate to a Thick Whisper White card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I stamped 6 of the flower images from the Stampin’ Up Floral Essence Photopolymer Stamp Set in Smoky Slate Ink on a panel of Blushing Bride cardstock.  I punched the flowers out using my Perennial Flower Punch and adhered 2 of the punched flowers together to make a total of 3 flowers.  I added a little Wink of Stella in the center of each flower.  I punched 3 leaves out of Silver Foil Sheet using my Leaf Punch.

I stamped the Happy Birthday sentiment from the Stampin’ Up New Wonders Cling Stamp Set in Smoky Slate in on the largest circle I cut from the Stitched Shapes Dies.  I adhered the circle to the largest scalloped circle which I cut from the Layering Circles Dies in Smoky Slate cardstock.  I arranged the flowers the way I wanted them on the circle and adhered the 2 end ones using Glue Dots and the center one using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I adhered the Silver Foil Leaves under the flowers using Glue Dots.  I adhered the artwork to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals and added a few Pearls Basic Jewels.

On the inside I stamped another one of the flower images from the Floral Essence stamp set on a panel of Whisper White cardstock in Smoky Slate Ink.  I stamped one of the flowers off once and the other 2 full strength.  I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up Itty Bitty Birthdays Cling Stamp Set in Smoky Slate Ink in the center of the Whisper White panel.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Blushing Bride 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 image from the Floral Essence stamp set in Smoky Slate Ink on the envelope front.  I adhered a panel of the Neutrals 6X6 DSP in Smoky Slate to the envelope front.

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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LAST DAY TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF MY SPECIAL

WITH THE PURCHASE OF THE DAISY LANE BUNDLE #149325 

I WILL SEND YOU FREE

A PACK OF THE PERENNIAL ESSENCE FLORAL CENTERS.

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If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy 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: AVHTNTCN

For any orders $50 or more I will send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards to see what this months tutorials are.

STAMPS ON THE CLEARANCE RACK 

For the first time ever, Stampin’ Up! is putting stamp sets on the Clearance Rack!  This is not something they have done in the past—and they don’t know if they will do again—so pick up those deals while you can!

Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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EXTRA, EXTRA!!  JOINING PROMOTION JULY 1, 2019 – AUGUST 31, 2019

From July 1 until August 31, new demonstrators will receive an additional $30 to put toward bonus products in their Starter Kit (for a total of $155 in merchandise for $99)!!  THEN, they’ll receive a $10 coupon code the following month.  Are you interested?  Keep reading to learn more!

Dates:  July 1 – August 31 at 11:50 PM MT

Details:

  • The bonus at initial sign up allows demonstrators to pick $30 more than usual.  You will pay $99 to sign up and choose $155 worth of Stampin’ Up! products in your Starter Kit.
  • Coupon codes will be sent between the fifth and seventh business day of the following month the new demonstrator signs up.
  • The email address listed in a new demonstrator’s profile will be used to send the $10 coupon code.
  • Coupon codes may be redeemed only once.
  • Coupon codes expire October 31, 2019; after this date, they will no longer be valid.
  • New demonstrators who submit their Independent Demonstrator Agreement (IDA) before July 1 or after August 31 will not be eligible for this promotion.

If you’ve ever considered purchasing that Starter Kit, now is a great time!  We’d love to have you join and get that discount for yourself or start your own business!!

If you are interested in joining my team click here for details or email me.  I’d love to have you on my team.

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STAMPIN’ UP BONUS DAYS ARE HERE!!

YAY!!!  The awesome Bonus Days promotion from Stampin’ Up! is back!!  For every $50 that you spend between July 1 and July 31 (before shipping and tax), you will earn a $5 Bonus Days coupon code that can be used August 1–31!

Earning Period Details – July 1-31:

  • Earning Period Deadline:  July 31, 2019, by 11:50 PM (MT)
  • An email address is required to participate; Bonus Days coupon codes can be delivered only via email.
  • If a participant earns multiple codes from a single order, they will receive one email with multiple codes. If they earn multiple codes from multiple orders, they will receive separate emails for each code earned.
  • All order types qualify for this promotion. Fax and email orders still require an email address.
  • Orders that are started before the promotion begins will not go toward earning coupon codes.
  • There is no limit to the number of coupon codes participants can earn per order or throughout the duration of the Bonus Days earning period.

Redemption Period Details – August 1-31:

  • Redemption Period Deadline: August 31, 2019, by 11:50 PM (MT)
  • There is no limit to the number of coupon codes participants can use on an order during redemption.
  • Bonus Days coupon codes may be redeemed for any product (excluding Starter Kits and Paper Pumpkin subscriptions).
    • New prepaid Paper Pumpkin codes may be discounted with Bonus Days coupon codes.
  • Bonus Days coupon codes may be redeemed one time only.

The earning period for this awesome promotion starts on July 1 and the coupons can be redeemed beginning August 1!!  Let me know if you have any questions.

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Subscribe for the August kit from July 11–August 10

What’s the old saying? Variety is the spice of life? At Paper Pumpkin, we like to mix things up and keep our customer’s crafting experience fresh and fun. We plan each kit carefully, allowing them to check as many creative boxes as possible while keeping our projects simple—so they can explore the world of paper crafting with confidence. With this in mind, we are bringing an elegant fall gift packaging kit to Paper Pumpkin fans this August.
Now, it’s no secret that our subscribers love cardmaking. So when we offer treat or gift packaging, you generally like to make a few card alternates with the kit. That’s why THIS month we decided to bring you the best of both worlds with the Gift of Fall Add-On Bundle. This coordinating product will allow you to turn your Gift of Fall gift packaging into cards in an easy and inexpensive way.

  • The August kit includes 6 gift bags and 12 gift tags. To receive this kit you must subscribe by August 10.
  • The Gift of Fall Add-On Bundle is a separate purchase for those who would like to convert their August Paper Pumpkin kit into cards.
  • The Gift of Fall Add-On Bundle card designs offer a great sneak of the designs and elements to come in the August kit.
  • Once you have completed the August kit, you will have extra kit components so you can easily combine them with the add-on without having to purchase additional kits.
  • Just as you would with any other Stampin’ Up! product, you will need to purchase the add-on bundle via OEX or the online store. You will not be able to add it to a Paper Pumpkin subscription purchase.
  • The price for the add-on bundle is $10.00 usd/$13.00 cad and is available for Paper Pumpkin subscribers only. This add-on is available beginning August 1, while supplies last!
  • The add-on bundle is a cash and carry item
  • Click Here to subscribe. Supplies may be limited toward the end of the subscription period.  

Click HERE for a sneak peek of the August Paper Pumpkin Kit.

August Kit Information

Makes 6 fall-themed gift bags
Makes 12 fall-themed gift tags
Coordinating colors: Blackberry Bliss, Calypso Coral, Crumb Cake, Crushed Curry, Merry Merlot, Mint Macaron, Old Olive, Pretty Peacock, and Soft Suede

Add-On Information

Gift of Fall Add-On Bundle (item 152885)
Price: $10.00 usd/$13.00 cad
Includes 24 card bases of 2 different designs with coordinating envelopes (note card size)
Available August 1, while supplies last
Purchase via my online store
Not included with an August Paper Pumpkin subscription
Important note: The Gift of Fall Add-On Bundle is not needed to complete the August kit projects.

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I have gathered up a lot of retired Stamp Sets, Embossing Folders & Dies  and put a list together for anyone interested.  I have single Stamp Sets along with Stamp Sets bundled with Dies or Punches.  Take a look and see if there is anything that you missed out on getting and would still like.  Click Here to go to my list.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Blushing Bride Cardstock 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat), 4″ X 5″ (panel for flowers
  • Smoky Slate Cardstock 3 1/2″ X 3 1/2″ (scalloped circle)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 3 1/2″ X 3 1/2″ (stitched circle), 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 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front)

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Product List

Stampin’ Up Friend Like You Tropical Chic For Fun Fold Friday

Good Friday morning my fellow stampers and welcome to Fun Fold Friday.  I hope you all have had a great week and are looking forward to the weekend.

Today I have a pretty quick fun fold for you.  I combined the Stampin’ Up Tropical Chic Cling Stamp Set and the Stampin’ Up Friend Like You Photopolymer Stamp Set.   Here’s my card.

My colors for my card were inspired by  CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge #330.  Here are their colors.

I started with a Night of Navy card base and scored it at 4 1/4″ and 1″.  I folded the card base in half and then folded the 1″ side back.  I took the 1/2″ strip of Whisper White cardstock and adhered it with Snail under the 1″ folded piece.

I cut out a couple of the leaves from the Tropical Dies in Bermuda Bay cardstock and adhered them on top of the 1″ folded edge.  On the small panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Friend Like You stamp set in Night of Navy Ink.  I stamped a couple of the Hibiscus flowers from the Tropical Chic stamp set on the side of the sentiment in Mango Melody Ink.  I stamped a couple more of the flowers from the Tropical Chic stamp set in Mango Melody Ink on a scrap piece of Whisper White cardstock and cut them out using them Tropical Dies.  I adhered the cut flowers to the sentiment using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I adhered the sentiment to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals hanging off the right side.

I took a piece of the Gold Metallic Edged Ribbon and colored it using my Dark Mango Melody Stampin’ Blends Marker.  I wrapped the ribbon around the card front and tied a knot just above the sentiment.

I took the strip of Mango Melody cardstock and embossed it using the Layered Leaves 3D Embossing Folder.  I adhered the strip to the right side of the card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I stamped a couple more of the hibiscus flowers from the Tropical Chic stamp set in Mango Melody Ink on a panel of Whisper White cardstock.  I stamped a couple of the leaves from the Tropical Chic stamp set in Bermuda Bay Ink on the Whisper White panel.  I stamped the sentiment from the Friend Like You stamp set in Night of Navy Ink in the center of the Whisper White panel.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to the inside of the Night of Navy card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the hibiscus flowers from the Tropical Chic stamp set in Mango Melody Ink on the card front.  I stamped a couple of the leaves from Tropical Chic stamp set behind the flowers on the envelope front in Bermuda Bay Ink.  I stamped a couple more of the leaves from the Tropical Chic stamp set in Bermuda Bay Ink on 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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ORDERING SPECIAL JULY 8, 2019 – JULY 22, 2019

WITH THE PURCHASE OF THE DAISY LANE BUNDLE #149325 

I WILL SEND YOU FREE

A PACK OF THE PERENNIAL ESSENCE FLORAL CENTERS.

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If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy 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: AVHTNTCN

For any orders $50 or more I will send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards to see what this months tutorials are.

STAMPS ON THE CLEARANCE RACK 

For the first time ever, Stampin’ Up! is putting stamp sets on the Clearance Rack!  This is not something they have done in the past—and they don’t know if they will do again—so pick up those deals while you can!

Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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EXTRA, EXTRA!!  JOINING PROMOTION JULY 1, 2019 – AUGUST 31, 2019

From July 1 until August 31, new demonstrators will receive an additional $30 to put toward bonus products in their Starter Kit (for a total of $155 in merchandise for $99)!!  THEN, they’ll receive a $10 coupon code the following month.  Are you interested?  Keep reading to learn more!

Dates:  July 1 – August 31 at 11:50 PM MT

Details:

  • The bonus at initial sign up allows demonstrators to pick $30 more than usual.  You will pay $99 to sign up and choose $155 worth of Stampin’ Up! products in your Starter Kit.
  • Coupon codes will be sent between the fifth and seventh business day of the following month the new demonstrator signs up.
  • The email address listed in a new demonstrator’s profile will be used to send the $10 coupon code.
  • Coupon codes may be redeemed only once.
  • Coupon codes expire October 31, 2019; after this date, they will no longer be valid.
  • New demonstrators who submit their Independent Demonstrator Agreement (IDA) before July 1 or after August 31 will not be eligible for this promotion.

If you’ve ever considered purchasing that Starter Kit, now is a great time!  We’d love to have you join and get that discount for yourself or start your own business!!

If you are interested in joining my team click here for details or email me.  I’d love to have you on my team.

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STAMPIN’ UP BONUS DAYS ARE HERE!!

YAY!!!  The awesome Bonus Days promotion from Stampin’ Up! is back!!  For every $50 that you spend between July 1 and July 31 (before shipping and tax), you will earn a $5 Bonus Days coupon code that can be used August 1–31!

Earning Period Details – July 1-31:

  • Earning Period Deadline:  July 31, 2019, by 11:50 PM (MT)
  • An email address is required to participate; Bonus Days coupon codes can be delivered only via email.
  • If a participant earns multiple codes from a single order, they will receive one email with multiple codes. If they earn multiple codes from multiple orders, they will receive separate emails for each code earned.
  • All order types qualify for this promotion. Fax and email orders still require an email address.
  • Orders that are started before the promotion begins will not go toward earning coupon codes.
  • There is no limit to the number of coupon codes participants can earn per order or throughout the duration of the Bonus Days earning period.

Redemption Period Details – August 1-31:

  • Redemption Period Deadline: August 31, 2019, by 11:50 PM (MT)
  • There is no limit to the number of coupon codes participants can use on an order during redemption.
  • Bonus Days coupon codes may be redeemed for any product (excluding Starter Kits and Paper Pumpkin subscriptions).
    • New prepaid Paper Pumpkin codes may be discounted with Bonus Days coupon codes.
  • Bonus Days coupon codes may be redeemed one time only.

The earning period for this awesome promotion starts on July 1 and the coupons can be redeemed beginning August 1!!  Let me know if you have any questions.

****************************************************************************************************

Subscribe for the August kit from July 11–August 10

What’s the old saying? Variety is the spice of life? At Paper Pumpkin, we like to mix things up and keep our customer’s crafting experience fresh and fun. We plan each kit carefully, allowing them to check as many creative boxes as possible while keeping our projects simple—so they can explore the world of paper crafting with confidence. With this in mind, we are bringing an elegant fall gift packaging kit to Paper Pumpkin fans this August.
Now, it’s no secret that our subscribers love cardmaking. So when we offer treat or gift packaging, you generally like to make a few card alternates with the kit. That’s why THIS month we decided to bring you the best of both worlds with the Gift of Fall Add-On Bundle. This coordinating product will allow you to turn your Gift of Fall gift packaging into cards in an easy and inexpensive way.

  • The August kit includes 6 gift bags and 12 gift tags. To receive this kit you must subscribe by August 10.
  • The Gift of Fall Add-On Bundle is a separate purchase for those who would like to convert their August Paper Pumpkin kit into cards.
  • The Gift of Fall Add-On Bundle card designs offer a great sneak of the designs and elements to come in the August kit.
  • Once you have completed the August kit, you will have extra kit components so you can easily combine them with the add-on without having to purchase additional kits.
  • Just as you would with any other Stampin’ Up! product, you will need to purchase the add-on bundle via OEX or the online store. You will not be able to add it to a Paper Pumpkin subscription purchase.
  • The price for the add-on bundle is $10.00 usd/$13.00 cad and is available for Paper Pumpkin subscribers only. This add-on is available beginning August 1, while supplies last!
  • The add-on bundle is a cash and carry item
  • Click Here to subscribe. Supplies may be limited toward the end of the subscription period.  

Click HERE for a sneak peek of the August Paper Pumpkin Kit.

August Kit Information

Makes 6 fall-themed gift bags
Makes 12 fall-themed gift tags
Coordinating colors: Blackberry Bliss, Calypso Coral, Crumb Cake, Crushed Curry, Merry Merlot, Mint Macaron, Old Olive, Pretty Peacock, and Soft Suede

Add-On Information

Gift of Fall Add-On Bundle (item 152885)
Price: $10.00 usd/$13.00 cad
Includes 24 card bases of 2 different designs with coordinating envelopes (note card size)
Available August 1, while supplies last
Purchase via my online store
Not included with an August Paper Pumpkin subscription
Important note: The Gift of Fall Add-On Bundle is not needed to complete the August kit projects.

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I have gathered up a lot of retired Stamp Sets, Embossing Folders & Dies  and put a list together for anyone interested.  I have single Stamp Sets along with Stamp Sets bundled with Dies or Punches.  Take a look and see if there is anything that you missed out on getting and would still like.  Click Here to go to my list.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Night of Navy Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Mango Melody Cardstock 1″ X 5 1/2″
  • Whisper White Cardstock 1/2″ X 5 3/8″ (strip under flap), 1 1/2″ X 3″ (card front sentiment), 3″ X 5 1/4″(inner liner)

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Product List

Stampin Up Beautiful You Birthday Card

Good Monday morning my fellow stampers.  How was everyone’s weekend?  I had to work all weekend, but Saturday night we went to a Somerset Patriots baseball game and had a bonus since it was a fireworks night.  I haven’t been to a game in a while and it was a lot of fun.  The ball field is only about 10 minutes from my house.  The fireworks afterwards were a lot better than I expected

For today’s card I made a pretty quick one for you using one of my all time favorite sets.  Here’s my card.

I absolutely love these colors together.  These are the colors from Hand Stamped Sentiments Challenge #318 which I played along with.

My design came from the Fab Friday Challenge #167 which I also played along with.  Here is their sketch.

I started with a Petal Pink card front and embossed it using my Eyelet Lace Embossing Folder.  I adhered the card front to a Petal Pink card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the image from the Stampin’ Up Beautiful You Cling Stamp Set in Crumb Cake Ink.  I stamped the water mark image from the Beautiful You stamp set on top of the image of the woman in Mint Macaron Ink.  I took a strip of Calypso Coral cardstock and cut it out using my Stitched Lace Dies and then adhered it to the back of the Whisper White panel using Snail.  I adhered the artwork to the embossed card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue

On a panel of Calypso Coral cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Beautiful You stamp set in VersaMark Ink.  I immediately sprinkled it with White Stampin’ Emboss Powder and set it using my Heat Tool.  I cut the sentiment out using the
Stitched Nested Label Dies and adhered it to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added 3 Pearl Basic Jewels to the top of the artwork.

On the inside I stamped the dancing woman image from the Beautiful You stamp set in Crumb Cake Ink, stamping off twice, in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the sentiment from the Beautiful You stamp set in Crumb Cake Ink on top of the dancing woman image.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a  Mint Macaron mat using Snail and then to the inside of the Petal Pink card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card off I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the woman image from the Beautiful You stamp set in Crumb Cake Ink on the envelope front.  I stamped over the woman image with the water mark image from the Beautiful You stamp set in Mint Macaron Ink.  I adhered a panel of petal pink Perennial Essence Designer Series Paper in petal pink 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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ORDERING SPECIAL JULY 8, 2019 – JULY 22, 2019

WITH THE PURCHASE OF THE DAISY LANE BUNDLE #149325 

I WILL SEND YOU FREE

A PACK OF THE PERENNIAL ESSENCE FLORAL CENTERS.

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If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy 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: AVHTNTCN

For any orders $50 or more I will send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards to see what this months tutorials are.

STAMPS ON THE CLEARANCE RACK 

For the first time ever, Stampin’ Up! is putting stamp sets on the Clearance Rack!  This is not something they have done in the past—and they don’t know if they will do again—so pick up those deals while you can!

Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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EXTRA, EXTRA!!  JOINING PROMOTION JULY 1, 2019 – AUGUST 31, 2019

From July 1 until August 31, new demonstrators will receive an additional $30 to put toward bonus products in their Starter Kit (for a total of $155 in merchandise for $99)!!  THEN, they’ll receive a $10 coupon code the following month.  Are you interested?  Keep reading to learn more!

Dates:  July 1 – August 31 at 11:50 PM MT

Details:

  • The bonus at initial sign up allows demonstrators to pick $30 more than usual.  You will pay $99 to sign up and choose $155 worth of Stampin’ Up! products in your Starter Kit.
  • Coupon codes will be sent between the fifth and seventh business day of the following month the new demonstrator signs up.
  • The email address listed in a new demonstrator’s profile will be used to send the $10 coupon code.
  • Coupon codes may be redeemed only once.
  • Coupon codes expire October 31, 2019; after this date, they will no longer be valid.
  • New demonstrators who submit their Independent Demonstrator Agreement (IDA) before July 1 or after August 31 will not be eligible for this promotion.

If you’ve ever considered purchasing that Starter Kit, now is a great time!  We’d love to have you join and get that discount for yourself or start your own business!!

If you are interested in joining my team click here for details or email me.  I’d love to have you on my team.

****************************************************************************************************

STAMPIN’ UP BONUS DAYS ARE HERE!!

YAY!!!  The awesome Bonus Days promotion from Stampin’ Up! is back!!  For every $50 that you spend between July 1 and July 31 (before shipping and tax), you will earn a $5 Bonus Days coupon code that can be used August 1–31!

Earning Period Details – July 1-31:

  • Earning Period Deadline:  July 31, 2019, by 11:50 PM (MT)
  • An email address is required to participate; Bonus Days coupon codes can be delivered only via email.
  • If a participant earns multiple codes from a single order, they will receive one email with multiple codes. If they earn multiple codes from multiple orders, they will receive separate emails for each code earned.
  • All order types qualify for this promotion. Fax and email orders still require an email address.
  • Orders that are started before the promotion begins will not go toward earning coupon codes.
  • There is no limit to the number of coupon codes participants can earn per order or throughout the duration of the Bonus Days earning period.

Redemption Period Details – August 1-31:

  • Redemption Period Deadline: August 31, 2019, by 11:50 PM (MT)
  • There is no limit to the number of coupon codes participants can use on an order during redemption.
  • Bonus Days coupon codes may be redeemed for any product (excluding Starter Kits and Paper Pumpkin subscriptions).
    • New prepaid Paper Pumpkin codes may be discounted with Bonus Days coupon codes.
  • Bonus Days coupon codes may be redeemed one time only.

The earning period for this awesome promotion starts on July 1 and the coupons can be redeemed beginning August 1!!  Let me know if you have any questions.

****************************************************************************************************

Subscribe for the August kit from July 11–August 10

What’s the old saying? Variety is the spice of life? At Paper Pumpkin, we like to mix things up and keep our customer’s crafting experience fresh and fun. We plan each kit carefully, allowing them to check as many creative boxes as possible while keeping our projects simple—so they can explore the world of paper crafting with confidence. With this in mind, we are bringing an elegant fall gift packaging kit to Paper Pumpkin fans this August.
Now, it’s no secret that our subscribers love cardmaking. So when we offer treat or gift packaging, you generally like to make a few card alternates with the kit. That’s why THIS month we decided to bring you the best of both worlds with the Gift of Fall Add-On Bundle. This coordinating product will allow you to turn your Gift of Fall gift packaging into cards in an easy and inexpensive way.

  • The August kit includes 6 gift bags and 12 gift tags. To receive this kit you must subscribe by August 10.
  • The Gift of Fall Add-On Bundle is a separate purchase for those who would like to convert their August Paper Pumpkin kit into cards.
  • The Gift of Fall Add-On Bundle card designs offer a great sneak of the designs and elements to come in the August kit.
  • Once you have completed the August kit, you will have extra kit components so you can easily combine them with the add-on without having to purchase additional kits.
  • Just as you would with any other Stampin’ Up! product, you will need to purchase the add-on bundle via OEX or the online store. You will not be able to add it to a Paper Pumpkin subscription purchase.
  • The price for the add-on bundle is $10.00 usd/$13.00 cad and is available for Paper Pumpkin subscribers only. This add-on is available beginning August 1, while supplies last!
  • The add-on bundle is a cash and carry item
  • Click Here to subscribe. Supplies may be limited toward the end of the subscription period.  

Click HERE for a sneak peek of the August Paper Pumpkin Kit.

August Kit Information

Makes 6 fall-themed gift bags
Makes 12 fall-themed gift tags
Coordinating colors: Blackberry Bliss, Calypso Coral, Crumb Cake, Crushed Curry, Merry Merlot, Mint Macaron, Old Olive, Pretty Peacock, and Soft Suede

Add-On Information

Gift of Fall Add-On Bundle (item 152885)
Price: $10.00 usd/$13.00 cad
Includes 24 card bases of 2 different designs with coordinating envelopes (note card size)
Available August 1, while supplies last
Purchase via my online store
Not included with an August Paper Pumpkin subscription
Important note: The Gift of Fall Add-On Bundle is not needed to complete the August kit projects.

****************************************************************************************************

I have gathered up a lot of retired Stamp Sets, Embossing Folders & Dies  and put a list together for anyone interested.  I have single Stamp Sets along with Stamp Sets bundled with Dies or Punches.  Take a look and see if there is anything that you missed out on getting and would still like.  Click Here to go to my list.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Calypso Coral Cardstock 5 1/8″ X 1″ (strip on artwork), 2″ X 3″ (sentiment)
  • Mint Macaron Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner mat))
  • Petal Pink Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″),        4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner), 3 7/8″ X 5 1/8″ (artwork)

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Product List

Stampin’ Up High Tide For Fun Fold Friday

Good Friday morning my fellow stampers and welcome to Fun Fold Friday.  How was everyone’s week?  The weekend is only hours away, I hope you have some fun plans.

For today I have a fun fold card that I honestly have never made before.  I was very pleased with myself that I did it on the first try.  Here’s my card.

My card played along with Global Design Project Color Challenge #197.  Here are their colors

I also joined in with Always Fun Challenge #118.  Their theme is “Anything Goes”.

I started by using the largest Layering Circle Die and adhering it with washi tape with the cutting side up in the center of the inside of a Pear Pizzazz card base .  I folded both sides closed and cut the oval out with my cutting machine.

I actually worked on the inside of my card first this time.  I stamped the sand image from the Stampin’ Up High Tide Photopolymer Stamp Set in Crumb Cake Ink on the bottom of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the 1st step of the lighthouse image from the High Tide stamp set in Terracotta Tile Ink on top of the sand stamping off once.  I stamped the 2nd step of the lighthouse image from High Tide stamp set in Terracotta Tile Ink over the first image.  I stamped the water image from High Tide stamp set in Seaside Spray Ink, masking off the lighthouse, some in full strength and some stamped off once.  I stamped the grass image from the High Tide stamp set in Pear Pizzazz Ink around the lighthouse.  I stamped the birds from the High Tide stamp set above the lighthouse in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  I stamped the sentiment from Stampin’ Up Itty Bitty Birthdays Cling Stamp Set in Crumb Cake Ink below the sand so that you wouldn’t see it when the card was closed.  I adhered the artwork panel to the inside of the Pear Pizzazz card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

For the card front I cut the birthday sentiment from the Well Written Dies out of a panel of Seaside Spray cardstock.  I adhered it to the longer Whisper White strip, which I made into a banner using the Banner Triple Punch, using my Fine Tip Glue Pen.  I stamped part of the bird image from the High Tide stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink to the left of the sentiment.  I adhered the banner to the tp left side of the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals, putting it right up to the scored edge.

I cut the wishes sentiment out from the Well Written Dies from a panel of Seaside Spray cardstock.  I adhered it to the shorter Whisper White strip, which was also made into a banner using the Banner Triple Punch, using my Fine Tip Glue Pen.  I stamped the birds from the High Tide stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink to the right of the sentiment.  I adhered the banner to the bottom right card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals making sure it was right up to the scored edge

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  My envelope seemed to get decorated just as much as my card this time.  I stamped everything on the envelope front and flap the same as I did for my card.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today.  I hope you liked my Fun Fold card and will give it a try.  Happy Stamping!!

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ORDERING SPECIAL JULY 8, 2019 – JULY 22, 2019

WITH THE PURCHASE OF THE DAISY LANE BUNDLE #149325 

I WILL SEND YOU FREE

A PACK OF THE PERENNIAL ESSENCE FLORAL CENTERS.

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If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy 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: AVHTNTCN

For any orders $50 or more I will send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards to see what this months tutorials are.

STAMPS ON THE CLEARANCE RACK 

For the first time ever, Stampin’ Up! is putting stamp sets on the Clearance Rack!  This is not something they have done in the past—and they don’t know if they will do again—so pick up those deals while you can!

Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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EXTRA, EXTRA!!  JOINING PROMOTION JULY 1, 2019 – AUGUST 31, 2019

From July 1 until August 31, new demonstrators will receive an additional $30 to put toward bonus products in their Starter Kit (for a total of $155 in merchandise for $99)!!  THEN, they’ll receive a $10 coupon code the following month.  Are you interested?  Keep reading to learn more!

Dates:  July 1 – August 31 at 11:50 PM MT

Details:

  • The bonus at initial sign up allows demonstrators to pick $30 more than usual.  You will pay $99 to sign up and choose $155 worth of Stampin’ Up! products in your Starter Kit.
  • Coupon codes will be sent between the fifth and seventh business day of the following month the new demonstrator signs up.
  • The email address listed in a new demonstrator’s profile will be used to send the $10 coupon code.
  • Coupon codes may be redeemed only once.
  • Coupon codes expire October 31, 2019; after this date, they will no longer be valid.
  • New demonstrators who submit their Independent Demonstrator Agreement (IDA) before July 1 or after August 31 will not be eligible for this promotion.

If you’ve ever considered purchasing that Starter Kit, now is a great time!  We’d love to have you join and get that discount for yourself or start your own business!!

If you are interested in joining my team click here for details or email me.  I’d love to have you on my team.

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STAMPIN’ UP BONUS DAYS ARE HERE!!

YAY!!!  The awesome Bonus Days promotion from Stampin’ Up! is back!!  For every $50 that you spend between July 1 and July 31 (before shipping and tax), you will earn a $5 Bonus Days coupon code that can be used August 1–31!

Earning Period Details – July 1-31:

  • Earning Period Deadline:  July 31, 2019, by 11:50 PM (MT)
  • An email address is required to participate; Bonus Days coupon codes can be delivered only via email.
  • If a participant earns multiple codes from a single order, they will receive one email with multiple codes. If they earn multiple codes from multiple orders, they will receive separate emails for each code earned.
  • All order types qualify for this promotion. Fax and email orders still require an email address.
  • Orders that are started before the promotion begins will not go toward earning coupon codes.
  • There is no limit to the number of coupon codes participants can earn per order or throughout the duration of the Bonus Days earning period.

Redemption Period Details – August 1-31:

  • Redemption Period Deadline: August 31, 2019, by 11:50 PM (MT)
  • There is no limit to the number of coupon codes participants can use on an order during redemption.
  • Bonus Days coupon codes may be redeemed for any product (excluding Starter Kits and Paper Pumpkin subscriptions).
    • New prepaid Paper Pumpkin codes may be discounted with Bonus Days coupon codes.
  • Bonus Days coupon codes may be redeemed one time only.

The earning period for this awesome promotion starts on July 1 and the coupons can be redeemed beginning August 1!!  Let me know if you have any questions.

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Subscribe for the August kit from July 11–August 10

What’s the old saying? Variety is the spice of life? At Paper Pumpkin, we like to mix things up and keep our customer’s crafting experience fresh and fun. We plan each kit carefully, allowing them to check as many creative boxes as possible while keeping our projects simple—so they can explore the world of paper crafting with confidence. With this in mind, we are bringing an elegant fall gift packaging kit to Paper Pumpkin fans this August.
Now, it’s no secret that our subscribers love cardmaking. So when we offer treat or gift packaging, you generally like to make a few card alternates with the kit. That’s why THIS month we decided to bring you the best of both worlds with the Gift of Fall Add-On Bundle. This coordinating product will allow you to turn your Gift of Fall gift packaging into cards in an easy and inexpensive way.

  • The August kit includes 6 gift bags and 12 gift tags. To receive this kit you must subscribe by August 10.
  • The Gift of Fall Add-On Bundle is a separate purchase for those who would like to convert their August Paper Pumpkin kit into cards.
  • The Gift of Fall Add-On Bundle card designs offer a great sneak of the designs and elements to come in the August kit.
  • Once you have completed the August kit, you will have extra kit components so you can easily combine them with the add-on without having to purchase additional kits.
  • Just as you would with any other Stampin’ Up! product, you will need to purchase the add-on bundle via OEX or the online store. You will not be able to add it to a Paper Pumpkin subscription purchase.
  • The price for the add-on bundle is $10.00 usd/$13.00 cad and is available for Paper Pumpkin subscribers only. This add-on is available beginning August 1, while supplies last!
  • The add-on bundle is a cash and carry item
  • Click Here to subscribe. Supplies may be limited toward the end of the subscription period.  

Click HERE for a sneak peek of the August Paper Pumpkin Kit.

August Kit Information

Makes 6 fall-themed gift bags
Makes 12 fall-themed gift tags
Coordinating colors: Blackberry Bliss, Calypso Coral, Crumb Cake, Crushed Curry, Merry Merlot, Mint Macaron, Old Olive, Pretty Peacock, and Soft Suede

Add-On Information

Gift of Fall Add-On Bundle (item 152885)
Price: $10.00 usd/$13.00 cad
Includes 24 card bases of 2 different designs with coordinating envelopes (note card size)
Available August 1, while supplies last
Purchase via my online store
Not included with an August Paper Pumpkin subscription
Important note: The Gift of Fall Add-On Bundle is not needed to complete the August kit projects.

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I have gathered up a lot of retired Stamp Sets, Embossing Folders & Dies  and put a list together for anyone interested.  I have single Stamp Sets along with Stamp Sets bundled with Dies or Punches.  Take a look and see if there is anything that you missed out on getting and would still like.  Click Here to go to my list.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Pear Pizzazz Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 2 1/8″ and 6 3/8″)
  • Seaside Spray Cardstock 3″ X 4″ (cut sentiments)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner artwork), 3/4″ x 4″ & 3/4″ x 3 1/2″ (card front banners)

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Product List

Stampin’ Up Everything Amazing Birthday Card

Good Thursday morning my fellow stampers.  How are you doing today?  The weekend is almost here again, hope you are starting to make some fun plans.

For today’s card a friend of mine asked me to make a card for a 50th birthday.  Here’s what I came up with.

I joined in with Sunday Stamps Challenge #208.  Here is their sketch.

I also played along with TGIF Challenge #219.  Here are their colors.

I started by embossing a panel of Purple Posy card stock using the Scripty 3D Embossing Folder.  I then took a piece of the Seaside Spray Scalloped Lined Ribbon and cut it in half length wise.  I adhered a piece to the top and bottom of the embossed panel using Snail.  I adhered the embossed panel to a 2019-2021 In-Color 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper Rococo Rose card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I adhered the DSP card front to a Rococo Rose card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  On a panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the large sentiment from the Stampin’ Up Everything Amazing Photopolymer Stamp Set in VersaMark Ink.  I immediately sprinkled it with Gold Stampin’ Emboss Powder and set it using my Heat Tool.  I cut the sentiment out using the Stitched Rectangle Dies.

I stamped the 2 smaller sentiment from the Everything Amazing stamp set in Rococo Rose Ink on the lines from the large sentiment.  I stamped the floral image from Stampin’ Up Pocketful of Happiness Cling Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink in the top corner of the rectangle.  I colored the floral image in using my Rococo Rose and Seaside Spray Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered the artwork to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals and added 3 gold Metallic Pearls.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up Itty Bitty Birthdays Cling Stamp Set in VersaMark Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I immediately sprinkled it with Gold Stampin’ Emboss Powder and set it using my Heat Tool.  I stamped the floral images from the Pocketful of Happiness stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on the top and bottom 2 corners and colored them in using my Purple Posy,  Rococo Rose and Seaside Spray Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to the inside of the Rococo Rose card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card, I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the floral image from the Pocketful of Happiness stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink and colored them in the same as I did for the card.  I adhered a panel of the 2019-2021 In-Color 6 X 6 DSP to the envelope flap.

Thank you for visiting my blog today.  I hope you liked my card and will give it a try. Happy Stamping!!

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ORDERING SPECIAL JULY 8, 2019 – JULY 22, 2019

WITH THE PURCHASE OF THE DAISY LANE BUNDLE #149325 

I WILL SEND YOU FREE

A PACK OF THE PERENNIAL ESSENCE FLORAL CENTERS.

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If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy 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: AVHTNTCN

For any orders $50 or more I will send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards to see what this months tutorials are.

STAMPS ON THE CLEARANCE RACK 

For the first time ever, Stampin’ Up! is putting stamp sets on the Clearance Rack!  This is not something they have done in the past—and they don’t know if they will do again—so pick up those deals while you can!

Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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EXTRA, EXTRA!!  JOINING PROMOTION JULY 1, 2019 – AUGUST 31, 2019

From July 1 until August 31, new demonstrators will receive an additional $30 to put toward bonus products in their Starter Kit (for a total of $155 in merchandise for $99)!!  THEN, they’ll receive a $10 coupon code the following month.  Are you interested?  Keep reading to learn more!

Dates:  July 1 – August 31 at 11:50 PM MT

Details:

  • The bonus at initial sign up allows demonstrators to pick $30 more than usual.  You will pay $99 to sign up and choose $155 worth of Stampin’ Up! products in your Starter Kit.
  • Coupon codes will be sent between the fifth and seventh business day of the following month the new demonstrator signs up.
  • The email address listed in a new demonstrator’s profile will be used to send the $10 coupon code.
  • Coupon codes may be redeemed only once.
  • Coupon codes expire October 31, 2019; after this date, they will no longer be valid.
  • New demonstrators who submit their Independent Demonstrator Agreement (IDA) before July 1 or after August 31 will not be eligible for this promotion.

If you’ve ever considered purchasing that Starter Kit, now is a great time!  We’d love to have you join and get that discount for yourself or start your own business!!

If you are interested in joining my team click here for details or email me.  I’d love to have you on my team.

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STAMPIN’ UP BONUS DAYS ARE HERE!!

YAY!!!  The awesome Bonus Days promotion from Stampin’ Up! is back!!  For every $50 that you spend between July 1 and July 31 (before shipping and tax), you will earn a $5 Bonus Days coupon code that can be used August 1–31!

Earning Period Details – July 1-31:

  • Earning Period Deadline:  July 31, 2019, by 11:50 PM (MT)
  • An email address is required to participate; Bonus Days coupon codes can be delivered only via email.
  • If a participant earns multiple codes from a single order, they will receive one email with multiple codes. If they earn multiple codes from multiple orders, they will receive separate emails for each code earned.
  • All order types qualify for this promotion. Fax and email orders still require an email address.
  • Orders that are started before the promotion begins will not go toward earning coupon codes.
  • There is no limit to the number of coupon codes participants can earn per order or throughout the duration of the Bonus Days earning period.

Redemption Period Details – August 1-31:

  • Redemption Period Deadline: August 31, 2019, by 11:50 PM (MT)
  • There is no limit to the number of coupon codes participants can use on an order during redemption.
  • Bonus Days coupon codes may be redeemed for any product (excluding Starter Kits and Paper Pumpkin subscriptions).
    • New prepaid Paper Pumpkin codes may be discounted with Bonus Days coupon codes.
  • Bonus Days coupon codes may be redeemed one time only.

The earning period for this awesome promotion starts on July 1 and the coupons can be redeemed beginning August 1!!  Let me know if you have any questions.

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Subscribe for the August kit from July 11–August 10

What’s the old saying? Variety is the spice of life? At Paper Pumpkin, we like to mix things up and keep our customer’s crafting experience fresh and fun. We plan each kit carefully, allowing them to check as many creative boxes as possible while keeping our projects simple—so they can explore the world of paper crafting with confidence. With this in mind, we are bringing an elegant fall gift packaging kit to Paper Pumpkin fans this August.
Now, it’s no secret that our subscribers love cardmaking. So when we offer treat or gift packaging, you generally like to make a few card alternates with the kit. That’s why THIS month we decided to bring you the best of both worlds with the Gift of Fall Add-On Bundle. This coordinating product will allow you to turn your Gift of Fall gift packaging into cards in an easy and inexpensive way.

  • The August kit includes 6 gift bags and 12 gift tags. To receive this kit you must subscribe by August 10.
  • The Gift of Fall Add-On Bundle is a separate purchase for those who would like to convert their August Paper Pumpkin kit into cards.
  • The Gift of Fall Add-On Bundle card designs offer a great sneak of the designs and elements to come in the August kit.
  • Once you have completed the August kit, you will have extra kit components so you can easily combine them with the add-on without having to purchase additional kits.
  • Just as you would with any other Stampin’ Up! product, you will need to purchase the add-on bundle via OEX or the online store. You will not be able to add it to a Paper Pumpkin subscription purchase.
  • The price for the add-on bundle is $10.00 usd/$13.00 cad and is available for Paper Pumpkin subscribers only. This add-on is available beginning August 1, while supplies last!
  • The add-on bundle is a cash and carry item
  • Click Here to subscribe. Supplies may be limited toward the end of the subscription period.  

Click HERE for a sneak peek of the August Paper Pumpkin Kit.

August Kit Information

Makes 6 fall-themed gift bags
Makes 12 fall-themed gift tags
Coordinating colors: Blackberry Bliss, Calypso Coral, Crumb Cake, Crushed Curry, Merry Merlot, Mint Macaron, Old Olive, Pretty Peacock, and Soft Suede

Add-On Information

Gift of Fall Add-On Bundle (item 152885)
Price: $10.00 usd/$13.00 cad
Includes 24 card bases of 2 different designs with coordinating envelopes (note card size)
Available August 1, while supplies last
Purchase via my online store
Not included with an August Paper Pumpkin subscription
Important note: The Gift of Fall Add-On Bundle is not needed to complete the August kit projects.

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I have gathered up a lot of retired Stamp Sets, Embossing Folders & Dies  and put a list together for anyone interested.  I have single Stamp Sets along with Stamp Sets bundled with Dies or Punches.  Take a look and see if there is anything that you missed out on getting and would still like.  Click Here to go to my list.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Purple Posy Cardstock 1 3/4″ X 5 1/2″ (embossed layer on card front)
  • Rococo Rose Cardstock 4 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner), 3 1/2″ X 5″ (rectangle artwork)
  • 2019-2021 In-Color Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front) panel for envelope flap

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Product List

Stampin’ Up Seaside Notions For Amy’s Inkin’ Krew Blog Hop

Good Tuesday morning my fellow stampers. It’s the 2nd Tuesday of the month and you know what that means, it’s time for another Amy’s Inkin’ Krew Blog Hop. The 2nd Tuesday of every month this amazing group of ladies put together a blog hop and you are guaranteed to see some awesome projects. This month our theme is ‘CELEBRATE SUMMER’. We can interpret this any way we would like to.  I’m excited to see what everyone comes up with.  If you are starting with me, be sure to hop around to see everyone’s projects. If you’ve hopped over from Amy Koenders , welcome to my blog and thank you for stopping by.

For today’s card I chose the Stampin’ Up Seaside Notions Cling Stamp Set to use.  Nothing says summer to me more than seashells and waves.  Here’s my card.

I played along with the Paper Craft Crew Challenge #342.  They had a Tic Tac Toe Challenge.  I went right across the top.   Here’s their challenge.

I started by stamping the seahorse from the Seaside Notions stamp set in VersaMark Ink on a panel of So Saffron Vellum from the Perennial Essence Vellum Cardstock.  I immediately sprinkled it with White Stampin’ Emboss Powder and set it using my Heat Tool.  I then fussy cut the seahorse using my Paper Snips.  I stamped the 3 different seashells from the Seaside Notions stamp set in VersaMark Ink on scraps of Petal Pink, Pool Party and Purple Posy cardstock.  I sprinkled them with White Stampin’ Emboss Powder and set them using my Heat Tool.  I fussy cut all the shells out using my Paper Snips.  I cut the seaweed out from the Smooth Sailing Dies in Pear Pizzazz cardstock and Old Olive Vellum cardstock.  I cut the coral out in Petal Pink Vellum cardstock from the Under The Sea Dies.  I cut the sand dollar out of Whisper White cardstock using the Under The Seas Dies.  Last I cut the school of fish out from the Under The Sea Dies in Calypso Coral cardstock.

Using the 3rd largest Layering Circle Dies, I cut the circle out of the card front and the card base.  I embossed the card front using the High Seas 3D Embossing Folder.  I adhered the card front to the Seaside Spray card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I adhered all the elements to the card front using Glue Dots, Multipurpose Liquid Glue, Fine Tip Glue Pen or Stampin’ Dimensionals.  Doing the collage part on the bottom was fun, but when it came to the school of fish on the top, I don’t know what I was thinking.  The Fine Tip Glue Pen really came in handy for them along with my craft tweezers. I added a few Clear Epoxy Droplets above the seahorse.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Seaside Notions stamp set in Seaside Spray Ink on a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the sand image from the Seaside Notions stamp set on the bottom of the Whisper White panel in Sahara Sand Ink stamping off once.  I took the negative piece where I cut the school of fish and used that as a stencil and sponged the fish on top of the sentiment in Calypso Coral Ink using a Sponge Dauber.  I added a couple more shells that I had embossed and fussy cut on the bottom of the panel using Snail.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to the inside of the Seaside Spray card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the sand image from the Seaside Notions stamp set in Sahara Sand Ink across the bottom front of the envelope and the bottom of the envelope flap.  I stamped the seahorse from the Seaside Notions stamp set on the side of the envelope front.  I stamped the shells from the Seaside Notions stamp set on the bottom front of the envelope and the envelope flap in Petal Pink, Pool Party and Purple Posy Inks.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today.  I hope you liked my card.  Now be sure to hit Previous to hop back to Amy Koenders blog or hit Next to head over to Jaimie Babarczy’s blog. You can also click on each of the names and hop around that way. Happy Hopping!!

  1. Karen Ksenzakovic: You Are Here
  2. Jaimie Babarczy
  3. Sue Prather
  4. Paula Vincent
  5. Connie Troyer
  6. Leslie Larkin
  7. Karen Finkle
  8. Shirley Gentry
  9. Julie Johnston
  10. Mary Deatherage
  11. Akiko Sudano
  12. Amy Koenders

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ORDERING SPECIAL JULY 8, 2019 – JULY 22, 2019

WITH THE PURCHASE OF THE DAISY LANE BUNDLE #149325 

I WILL SEND YOU FREE

A PACK OF THE PERENNIAL ESSENCE FLORAL CENTERS.

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If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy 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: AHCJYGJN

For any orders $50 or more I will send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click here or go to my Customer Rewards to see what this months tutorials are.

STAMPS ON THE CLEARANCE RACK 

For the first time ever, Stampin’ Up! is putting stamp sets on the Clearance Rack!  This is not something they have done in the past—and they don’t know if they will do again—so pick up those deals while you can!

Click here to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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EXTRA, EXTRA!!  JOINING PROMOTION JULY 1, 2019 – AUGUST 31, 2019

From July 1 until August 31, new demonstrators will receive an additional $30 to put toward bonus products in their Starter Kit (for a total of $155 in merchandise for $99)!!  THEN, they’ll receive a $10 coupon code the following month.  Are you interested?  Keep reading to learn more!

Dates:  July 1 – August 31 at 11:50 PM MT

Details:

  • The bonus at initial sign up allows demonstrators to pick $30 more than usual.  You will pay $99 to sign up and choose $155 worth of Stampin’ Up! products in your Starter Kit.
  • Coupon codes will be sent between the fifth and seventh business day of the following month the new demonstrator signs up.
  • The email address listed in a new demonstrator’s profile will be used to send the $10 coupon code.
  • Coupon codes may be redeemed only once.
  • Coupon codes expire October 31, 2019; after this date, they will no longer be valid.
  • New demonstrators who submit their Independent Demonstrator Agreement (IDA) before July 1 or after August 31 will not be eligible for this promotion.

If you’ve ever considered purchasing that Starter Kit, now is a great time!  We’d love to have you join and get that discount for yourself or start your own business!!

If you are interested in joining my team click here for details or email me.  I’d love to have you on my team.

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STAMPIN’ UP BONUS DAYS ARE BACK 

YAY!!!  The awesome Bonus Days promotion from Stampin’ Up! is back!!  For every $50 that you spend between July 1 and July 31 (before shipping and tax), you will earn a $5 Bonus Days coupon code that can be used August 1–31!

Earning Period Details – July 1-31:

  • Earning Period Deadline:  July 31, 2019, by 11:50 PM (MT)
  • An email address is required to participate; Bonus Days coupon codes can be delivered only via email.
  • If a participant earns multiple codes from a single order, they will receive one email with multiple codes. If they earn multiple codes from multiple orders, they will receive separate emails for each code earned.
  • All order types qualify for this promotion. Fax and email orders still require an email address.
  • Orders that are started before the promotion begins will not go toward earning coupon codes.
  • There is no limit to the number of coupon codes participants can earn per order or throughout the duration of the Bonus Days earning period.

Redemption Period Details – August 1-31:

  • Redemption Period Deadline: August 31, 2019, by 11:50 PM (MT)
  • There is no limit to the number of coupon codes participants can use on an order during redemption.
  • Bonus Days coupon codes may be redeemed for any product (excluding Starter Kits and Paper Pumpkin subscriptions).
    • New prepaid Paper Pumpkin codes may be discounted with Bonus Days coupon codes.
  • Bonus Days coupon codes may be redeemed one time only.

The earning period for this awesome promotion starts on July 1 and the coupons can be redeemed beginning August 1!!  Let me know if you have any questions.

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I have gathered up a lot of retired Stamp Sets, Embossing Folders & Dies  and put a list together for anyone interested.  I have single Stamp Sets along with Stamp Sets bundled with Dies or Punches.  Take a look and see if there is anything that you missed out on getting and would still like.  Click Here to go to my list.

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Sail Into Summer – July Paper Pumpkin Kit! ONLY 1 DAY LEFT TO SUBSCRIBE

This month, Paper Pumpkin is providing unprecedented catalog coordination, giving you THREE new suites that you can mix and match with July’s kit!  The three suites are:

  • Woven Threads Suite p. 13–14
  • Garden Lane Suite p. 40–41
  • Come Sail Away Suite p. 144–145

More about the July Kit:

  • Makes 9 mailable cards with envelopes (3 each of 3 designs)
  • Coordinating colors: Gold, Kraft, Mossy Meadow, Old Olive, Pear Pizzazz, Pretty Peacock, Sahara Sand, Seaside Spray, and Terracotta Tile
  • Must have an active subscription by July 10, 2019 to receive the On My Mind kit.
  • Product availability may be limited toward the end of the promotion period.


If you’re interested in subscribing to Paper Pumpkin yourself, you can either sign up for a subscription where you are billed monthly for your kit or you can purchase a prepaid subscription in my online store.  To see more information and to sign up for the monthly subscription, CLICK HERE. To see the options for prepaid subscriptions in my online store, CLICK HERE.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Seaside Spray Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″), 4 1/8″ X 5 1/2″ (card front)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner)
  • scraps of Calypso Coral, Pear Pizzazz, Petal Pink, Pool Party and Purple Posy Cardstocks, Old Olive, Petal Pink and So Saffron Vellum Cardstocks

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Product List

Paper Snips

$10.00

Stamparatus

$49.00

Stampin’ Up Daisy Lane Birthday Card and Buying Special

Good Monday morning my fellow stampers.  I hope you all had a wonderful weekend and that some of you were lucky enough to have a 4 day weekend. At the end of my post today I have a little special going on, so don’t forget to scroll down.

For today’s card I used the Stampin’ Up Daisy Lane Bundle for my card.  Here’s my card.

My design was inspired by the Freshly Made Sketches Challenge #395.  Here is their sketch.

I also joined in with Watercooler Wednesday Challenge #228.  Here is their theme.

I started by adhering a panel of the gorgeous Perennial Essence Designer Series Paper to a Petal Pink card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I adhered another strip of the Perennial Essence DSP across the center of the card front using Snail.

I cut a circle out or Whisper White cardstock using the largest circle from the Layering Circle Dies.  I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up Beauty Abounds Cling Stamp Set in Blackberry Bliss Ink on the top of the circle.  I stamped the fern image from the Stampin’ Up Daisy Lane Cling Stamp Set 3 times in Old Olive Ink, stamping off once, below the sentiment on the circle.  On a scrap piece of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the smaller daisy from the Daisy Lane stamp set in Blackberry Bliss Ink twice and punched them out using the Medium Daisy Punch.  I adhered the daisies together using a Glue Dot and then adhered it to the center of the stamped circle using a Stampin’ Dimensional.

Using the Leaf Punch, I punched out 3 leaves from Old Olive Vellum paper from the Perennial Essence 12X12 Vellum Cardstock.  I adhered the leaves using Glue Dots under the punched daisy.  I adhered a Perennial Essence Floral Center in the center of the daisy.

On the inside I stamped the stem from the Daisy Lane stamp set in Old Olive Ink on a panel of Whisper White cardstock, stamping off 3 times.  I stamped the daisy image from the Daisy Lane stamp set in Blackberry Bliss Ink on the stem stamping off 4 times.  I stamped the sentiment from the Daisy Lane stamp set over the stamped image in Blackberry Bliss Ink.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Blackberry Bliss mat using Snail and then to the inside of the Petal Pink card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card, I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the fern image from the Daisy Lane stamp set in Old Olive Ink on the bottom front stamping once in full strength and then stamped off once.  I stamped the daisy image from the Daisy Lane stamp set in Blackberry Bliss Ink between the fern.  On the envelope flap I adhered a panel of the Perennial Essence DSP.

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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ORDERING SPECIAL JULY 8, 2019 – JULY 22, 2019

WITH THE PURCHASE OF THE DAISY LANE BUNDLE #149325 

I WILL SEND YOU FREE

A PACK OF THE PERENNIAL ESSENCE FLORAL CENTERS.

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If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy 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: AVHTNTCN

For any orders $50 or more I will send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards to see what this months tutorials are.

STAMPS ON THE CLEARANCE RACK 

For the first time ever, Stampin’ Up! is putting stamp sets on the Clearance Rack!  This is not something they have done in the past—and they don’t know if they will do again—so pick up those deals while you can!

Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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EXTRA, EXTRA!!  JOINING PROMOTION JULY 1, 2019 – AUGUST 31, 2019

From July 1 until August 31, new demonstrators will receive an additional $30 to put toward bonus products in their Starter Kit (for a total of $155 in merchandise for $99)!!  THEN, they’ll receive a $10 coupon code the following month.  Are you interested?  Keep reading to learn more!

Dates:  July 1 – August 31 at 11:50 PM MT

Details:

  • The bonus at initial sign up allows demonstrators to pick $30 more than usual.  You will pay $99 to sign up and choose $155 worth of Stampin’ Up! products in your Starter Kit.
  • Coupon codes will be sent between the fifth and seventh business day of the following month the new demonstrator signs up.
  • The email address listed in a new demonstrator’s profile will be used to send the $10 coupon code.
  • Coupon codes may be redeemed only once.
  • Coupon codes expire October 31, 2019; after this date, they will no longer be valid.
  • New demonstrators who submit their Independent Demonstrator Agreement (IDA) before July 1 or after August 31 will not be eligible for this promotion.

If you’ve ever considered purchasing that Starter Kit, now is a great time!  We’d love to have you join and get that discount for yourself or start your own business!!

If you are interested in joining my team click here for details or email me.  I’d love to have you on my team.

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STAMPIN’ UP BONUS DAYS ARE HERE!!

YAY!!!  The awesome Bonus Days promotion from Stampin’ Up! is back!!  For every $50 that you spend between July 1 and July 31 (before shipping and tax), you will earn a $5 Bonus Days coupon code that can be used August 1–31!

Earning Period Details – July 1-31:

  • Earning Period Deadline:  July 31, 2019, by 11:50 PM (MT)
  • An email address is required to participate; Bonus Days coupon codes can be delivered only via email.
  • If a participant earns multiple codes from a single order, they will receive one email with multiple codes. If they earn multiple codes from multiple orders, they will receive separate emails for each code earned.
  • All order types qualify for this promotion. Fax and email orders still require an email address.
  • Orders that are started before the promotion begins will not go toward earning coupon codes.
  • There is no limit to the number of coupon codes participants can earn per order or throughout the duration of the Bonus Days earning period.

Redemption Period Details – August 1-31:

  • Redemption Period Deadline: August 31, 2019, by 11:50 PM (MT)
  • There is no limit to the number of coupon codes participants can use on an order during redemption.
  • Bonus Days coupon codes may be redeemed for any product (excluding Starter Kits and Paper Pumpkin subscriptions).
    • New prepaid Paper Pumpkin codes may be discounted with Bonus Days coupon codes.
  • Bonus Days coupon codes may be redeemed one time only.

The earning period for this awesome promotion starts on July 1 and the coupons can be redeemed beginning August 1!!  Let me know if you have any questions.

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I have gathered up a lot of retired Stamp Sets, Embossing Folders & Dies  and put a list together for anyone interested.  I have single Stamp Sets along with Stamp Sets bundled with Dies or Punches.  Take a look and see if there is anything that you missed out on getting and would still like.  Click Here to go to my list.

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Sail Into Summer – July Paper Pumpkin Kit! 2 DAYS LEFT TO SUBSCRIBE

This month, Paper Pumpkin is providing unprecedented catalog coordination, giving you THREE new suites that you can mix and match with July’s kit!  The three suites are:

  • Woven Threads Suite p. 13–14
  • Garden Lane Suite p. 40–41
  • Come Sail Away Suite p. 144–145

More about the July Kit:

  • Makes 9 mailable cards with envelopes (3 each of 3 designs)
  • Coordinating colors: Gold, Kraft, Mossy Meadow, Old Olive, Pear Pizzazz, Pretty Peacock, Sahara Sand, Seaside Spray, and Terracotta Tile
  • Must have an active subscription by July 10, 2019 to receive the On My Mind kit.
  • Product availability may be limited toward the end of the promotion period.


If you’re interested in subscribing to Paper Pumpkin yourself, you can either sign up for a subscription where you are billed monthly for your kit or you can purchase a prepaid subscription in my online store.  To see more information and to sign up for the monthly subscription, CLICK HERE. To see the options for prepaid subscriptions in my online store, CLICK HERE.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Blackberry Bliss Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner mat)
  • Petal Pink Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 3 3/4″ X 5″ (inner liner), 3 1/2″ X 3 1/2″ (circle), scrap for daisies
  • Perennial Essence Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 1″ X 4 1/4″ (strip on card front), panel for envelope flap

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