Stampin’ Up! Bird Ballad Pinwheel for Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Good Thursday morning my fellow stampers and welcome to the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop.  How is everyone doing today?  If you are hopping over from Akiko, thank you for stopping by. Be sure to take a moment to hop around to see everyone’s beautiful projects today. This week we had a Color Challenge, here are the colors we got to work with.

Here is my card using these beautiful colors.  I just love Petal Pink and Pool Party together.

I thought I would pull out some scraps of DSP from the Annual Catalog.  I’ve been wanting to try this card and it’s a perfect way to use up some of your scraps.  I started by embossing a Petal Pink card front using the Eyelet Lace Embossing Folder.  I adhered the  embossed panel to a Petal Pink card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I took 2 Whisper White panels and adhered them to 2 Pool Party mats using Snail.  Using my Grid Paper for a guide, I adhered one on top of the other so that all sides and points were equal, using Multipurpose Liquid Glue so I had a little wiggle room.

I started at the top and only putting Snail on one side of the Bird Ballad Designer Series Paper square, I adhered it to the Whisper White panel making sure there was an equal edge around the top.  I continued around the squares adhering every other design of DSP overlapping the left corner of the square on the previous piece and making sure there was an equal edge around the tops.  Each square I put Snail on 2 of the sides.  When I got to the last piece I adhered the left side on the previous piece and tucked the right side under the 1st piece I put down (that is why you only put Snail on one side of the 1st piece).  I then added a little Snail to the 1st piece on the edge overlapping.  I hope this makes sense.  I adhered my pinwheel to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I tied a small bow using the Petal Pink Metallic Edge Ribbon and adhered it to the center of the pinwheel using a Glue Dot.

On a small piece of Whisper White cardstock, I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Free As A Bird Cling Stamp Set in Pool Party Ink.  I cut the sentiment out using the smallest Stitched Nested Labels Dies.  I cut a piece of Pool Party cardstock using the next size Stitched Nested Labels Dies.  I adhered the sentiment to the Pool Party mat using Snail and then to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added a Petal Pink Frosted Flower Embellishment to the side of the sentiment.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Friend Like You Photopolymer Stamp Set in Pool Party Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the large and small flowers from the Free As A Bird stamp set in Soft Suede Ink on the sides of the sentiment.  I colored the flowers in using my Petal Pink and Pool Party Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Pool Party 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 a cluster of flowers from the Free As A Bird stamp set in Soft Suede Ink on the envelope front.  I colored the flowers in using my Petal Pink and Pool Party Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered a panel of the Bird Ballad DSP to the envelope flap.

Thank you for visiting my blog today.  I hope you liked my card and will give it a try.  As always, if you have any questions or can’t understand my directions, drop me a message and I will try to explain it better.  Now that you’ve seen my card you can hit the next button to hop over to Amy Koenders blog or you can just click on the names below. Happy Hopping!!

Akiko Sudano: sitting out this week
Karen Ksenzakovic:  You Are Here

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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: U7DEP9F9

Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and 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 item valued up to $10.00 in either the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog or the 2020 January-June 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 months tutorials are.

Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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CELEBRATE A LOVELY DAY WITH FEBRUARY’S PAPER PUMPKIN KIT

February’s Paper Pumpkin kit is coming, and love is in the air! The Lovely Day kit is versatile, elegant, and the perfect way to help you celebrate birthdays and other grand occasions.

The Lovely Day Paper Pumpkin kit coordinates perfectly with the Happy Birthday to You Stamp Set (item 152308), which is available as part of Stampin’ Up!’s Sale-A-Bration promotion. You can get it for FREE by reaching the qualifying purchase amount of $50 usd/$60 cad by March 31, 2020.

About the February Kit:

  1. Kit details: Makes nine cards and envelopes
  2. Card size: 4-1/4” x 5-1/2” (10.8 x 14 cm)
  3. Envelope size: 4-1/2” x 5-3/4” (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  4. Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Petal Pink, Pool Party, Pretty Peacock, Rich Razzleberry, Rococo Rose, and Old Olive

Subscribe for the February kit at paperpumpkin.com from January 11 to February 10, 2020.
Supplies may be limited toward the end of each subscription period.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Petal Pink Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″), 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front)
  • Pool Party Cardstock 2 – 2 3/4″ X 2 3/4″ (artwork base mat), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 2 – 2 5/8″ X 2 5/8″ (artwork base), 4″ X  5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Bird Ballad Designer Series Paper 8 – 1 1/4″ X 1 1/4″ squares (pinwheel artwork), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Forever Lovely Blossoms for Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Good Thursday morning my stamping friends. Welcome to the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop. If you are hopping over from Akiko, thank you for stopping by. This week we had a Sketch Challenge. Be sure to hop around to see everyone’s beautiful projects.

Here is the sketch we had to work from.

Here’s what I came up with for the sketch.

I started by embossing a Pool Party card front using the Parisian Flourish 3D Embossing Folder.  I adhered the embossed panel to a Pool Party  card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I adhered 2 panels of Parisian Blossoms Specialty Designer Series Paper to Petal Pink mats using Snail.  I adhered the bottom panel to the card front on an angle using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I adhered the top panel straight on the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I cut a stitched heart using the Stitched Be Mine Dies out of a Pool Party panel.  I cut the Petal Pink scallop heart out of the Stitched Be Mine Dies.  I put the hearts together and flipped them over.  I added Stampin’ Dimensionals between the seams to hold the hearts together and adhered it to the card front.  I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Forever Lovely Photopolymer Stamp Set in Pool Party Ink on a thin strip of Whisper White cardstock.  I adhered the sentiment strip on a Petal Pink mat using Snail and then to the card front overlapping the heart using Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added a few Champagne Rhinestone Basic Jewels to the heart and sentiment.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Forever Lovely stamp set in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the small flower image from the Stampin’ Up! Forever Blossoms Cling Stamp Set around the sentiment in Petal Pink Ink.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Petal Pink mat using Snail and then to the inside of the Pool Party card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped a cluster of the small flower image from the Forever Blossoms stamp set in Petal Pink Ink on the envelope front.  I adhered a panel of the Parisian Blossoms Specialty DSP to the envelope flap.

Thank you for visiting my blog today. I hope you liked my card and will give it a try. Now that you’ve seen my card, take a minute to hop through all our projects today. If you click on the Next Blog button, you’ll go to Amy’s page. Or you can just click on the names below to go directly to all the blogs! Happy Hopping!!

Mary Deatherage:
Sue Prather:
Karen Finkle: Sitting out this week
Eva Dobilas:
Akiko Sudano:
Karen Ksenzakovic:  You Are Here

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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: U7DEP9F9

Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and 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 item valued up to $10.00 in either the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog or the 2020 January-June 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 months tutorials are.

Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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CELEBRATE A LOVELY DAY WITH FEBRUARY’S PAPER PUMPKIN KIT

February’s Paper Pumpkin kit is coming, and love is in the air! The Lovely Day kit is versatile, elegant, and the perfect way to help you celebrate birthdays and other grand occasions.

The Lovely Day Paper Pumpkin kit coordinates perfectly with the Happy Birthday to You Stamp Set (item 152308), which is available as part of Stampin’ Up!’s Sale-A-Bration promotion. You can get it for FREE by reaching the qualifying purchase amount of $50 usd/$60 cad by March 31, 2020.

About the February Kit:

  1. Kit details: Makes nine cards and envelopes
  2. Card size: 4-1/4” x 5-1/2” (10.8 x 14 cm)
  3. Envelope size: 4-1/2” x 5-3/4” (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  4. Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Petal Pink, Pool Party, Pretty Peacock, Rich Razzleberry, Rococo Rose, and Old Olive

Subscribe for the February kit at paperpumpkin.com from January 11 to February 10, 2020.
Supplies may be limited toward the end of each subscription period.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Petal Pink Cardstock 2 – 3 3/8″ X 4 5/8″ (card front DSP mats), 2 1/2″ X 2 1/2″ (scalloped heart), 2 5/8″ X 3/8″ (sentiment mat), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Pool Party Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″), 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 2 1/2″ X 2 1/2″ (stitched heart)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner), 1/4″ X 2 1/2″ (sentiment strip)
  • Parisian Blossoms Specialty Designer Series Paper 2 – 3 1/4″ X 4 1/2″ (card front pieces), 2 1/2″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Painted Poppies for Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Good Thursday morning my fellow stampers.  By the time you read this we will be at Hollywood Studios, first stop is Star Tours.  My husband got the fast pass for that at 8:15am, I’m not sure how I’m going to be on that one first thing in the morning.  We’ll be ending our day watching Fantasmic, one of my favorite shows.  Welcome to the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop. If you are hopping over from Akiko, thank you for stopping by. This week we had a Color Challenge.  Be sure to hop around to see everyone’s beautiful projects.  Here are the colors for this week.

Here is my card using these colors.

I started by stamping the large flower from the Stampin’ Up! Painted Poppies Cling Stamp Set 3 times in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on a Whisper White panel.  I masked the large flowers and stamped the medium flower from the Painted Poppies stamp set twice in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink and the small stemmed flower from the Painted Poppies stamp set twice in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  To mask the large flowers, I stamped the image on a Post-It note and fussy cut them out.  I covered the stamped image with the Post-It and stamped the other images over it.

I colored the flowers in using my Flirty Flamingo and Real Red Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I then stamped the splotch image from the Painted Poppies stamp set in Flirty Flamingo Ink on the Flirty Flamingo flowers and Real Red Ink on the Real Red flowers. Since the Painted Poppies stamp set doesn’t come with any sentiments I had to pick one from another stamp set.  I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Timeless Tulips Photopolymer Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink to the right of the flowers.

I took a thin strip of Flirty Flamingo cardstock and stamped the splotch image from the Painted Poppies stamp set in Flirty Flamingo Ink all down the strip.  I adhered the strip of Flirty Flamingo cardstock to the right side of the Whisper White panel using Snail.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Real Red mat using Snail.  I adhered the card front to a Flirty Flamingo card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On the inside I stamped the large flower from the Painted Poppies stamp set on the top and bottom corner of a Whisper White panel in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  I masked the flower and stamped the medium flower from the Painted Poppies stamp set on either side of the large flower in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  I colored the flowers in using my Flirty Flamingo and Real Red Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I stamped the splotch image from the Painted Poppies stamp set in Flirty Flamingo Ink on the Flirty Flamingo flowers and Real Red Ink in the Real Red flowers.  I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Accented Blooms Cling Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink in the center of the panel.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Real Red mat using Snail and then to the inside of the Flirty Flamingo card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the large flower image from the Painted Poppies stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on the envelope front.  I masked the flower and stamped the medium flower image from the Painted Poppies stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on either side of the flower.  I colored the flowers in using my Flirty Flamingo and Real Red Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered a panel of the Peaceful Poppies Designer Series Paper to the envelope flap.

Thank you for visiting my blog today. I hope you liked my card and will give it a try. Now that you’ve seen my card, take a minute to hop through all our projects today. If you click on the Next Blog button, you’ll go right to Amy’s page. Or you can just click on the names below to go directly to all the blogs! Happy Hopping!!

Karen Ksenzakovic:  You Are Here

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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: U7DEP9F9

Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and 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 item valued up to $10.00 in either the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog or the 2020 January-June 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 months tutorials are.

Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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ONLY 1 DAY LEFT TO SUBSCRIBE

I’LL BEE YOURS PAPER PUMPKIN

SUBSCRIBE TO PAPER PUMPKIN DECEMBER 11, 2019 – JANUARY 10, 2020

Paper Pumpkin’s first kit of 2020 is all about L-O-V-E. Whether you want handmade favors for Valentine’s Day, a bridal shower, or a remarkably romantic wedding, this month’s kit has everything you need to help you celebrate your favorite friendships and love stories. So make it a “LOVE”-ly year with Paper Pumpkin.

About the January Kit
Kit details: Makes 20 treat bags + 10 mini cards and envelopes
Card size: 3″ x 3″ (7.5 x 7.5 cm)
Envelope size: 3-1/8″ x 3-1/8″ (7.8 x 7.8 cm)
Bag size: 3-1/4″ x 4″ (8.2 x 10 cm)
Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Crushed Curry, Highland Heather, Mint Macaron, and Rococo Rose

Coordinating Product
It’s “BEE”-yond question: You can get more from the I’ll Bee Yours kit when they buy the Heart Punch Pack (item 151292) from the 2020 January–June Mini Catalog. Both punches coordinate with the heart stamp in the kit so you can craft for love-filled occasions now . . . and later! Think: weddings, showers, birthdays, and more! See additional details about the punch pack below.
Heart Punch Pack (item 151292), $34.00 usd/$46.00 cad

Subscribe for the January kit at paperpumpkin.com from December 11–January 10.
Supplies may be limited toward the end of each subscription period.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Flirty Flamingo Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″), 1/4″ X 5 3/8″ (strip on artwork)
  • Real Red Cardstock 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (artwork mat), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner mat)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 3 7/8″ X 5 1/8″ (artwork), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Peaceful Poppies Designer Series Paper 2 1/2″ X 6″ (panel for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! The Gang’s All Meer for Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Good Thursday morning my stamping friends. Welcome to the first Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop of 2020. If you are hopping over from Akiko, thank you for stopping by. This week we had a Sketch Challenge. Be sure to hop around to see everyone’s beautiful projects. I used a FREE Sale-A-Bration stamp set for today’s card.  My daughter’s friend loves Meer Cats, so I made her a birthday card using the new set.  Here’s what I came up with for the sketch.

Here is our sketch for this week.

I started by embossing a Night of Navy card front using the Scripty 3D Embossing Folder.  I adhered the card front to the Night of Navy card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I stamped the large image from the Stampin’ Up! The Gang’s All Meer Cling Stamp Set using Soft Suede Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the same image on a Post-It note and fussy cut it to do the Masking Technique.  I colored the Meer Cats in using my Crumb Cake Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I covered the image with the Post-It note and started sponging.  Using my Stamping Sponges, I started at the bottom with Old Olive Ink. I sponged Daffodil Delight above the Old Olive and Calypso Coral above that.  I continued sponging with the Flirty Flamingo, Highland Heather and Night of Navy on the top of the panel.  I adhered the artwork to an Old Olive mat using Snail.

On a thin strip of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from The Gang’s All Meer stamp set in Night of Navy Ink.  I adhered the Whisper White strip to a Night of Navy mat using Snail and then to the artwork using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I adhered the artwork to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On the inside I stamped the sentiments from the Stampin’ Up! Itty Bitty Birthday’s Cling Stamp Set in Night of Navy Ink in the Center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the 2 small Meer Cats and the Lizard images from The Gang’s All Meer stamp set in Soft Suede Ink on the bottom of the panel.  I stamped the party hat image from The Gang’s All Meer stamp set on the 2 Meer Cats in Night of Navy Ink.  I colored the Meer Cats in using my Crumb Cake Stampin’ Blends Markers and I colored the lizard in using my Old Olive Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to an Old Olive mat using Snail and then 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 large Meer Cat image from The Gang’s All Meer stamp set on the envelope front and colored it in using my Crumb Cake Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I stamped the 2 smaller Meer Cat images from The Gang’s All Meer stamp set in Soft Suede Ink on the envelope flap and colored them in using my Crumb Cake and Old Olive Stampin’ Blends Markers.

Thank you for visiting my blog today. I hope you liked my card and will give it a try. Now that you’ve seen my card, take a minute to hop through all our projects today. If you click on the Next Blog button, you’ll go to Amy’s page. Or you can just click on the names below to go directly to all the blogs!  Happy Hopping!!

Amy Koenders:
Mary Deatherage:
Kristi Gray:
Jaimie Babarczy:
Sue Prather:
Karen Finkle: Not hopping this week
Eva Dobilas:
Akiko Sudano:
Karen Ksenzakovic: You Are Here

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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: U7DEP9F9

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.

STAMPIN’ UP! CLEARANCE RACK UPDATE

Stampin’ Up! has updated the Clearance Rack with lot of new goodies!  Yay!!!  Head over there speedy quick to get your hands on some great deals.  But hurry!!  Clearance Rack deals are only while supplies last!

Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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I’LL BEE YOURS PAPER PUMPKIN

SUBSCRIBE TO PAPER PUMPKIN DECEMBER 11, 2019 – JANUARY 10, 2020

Paper Pumpkin’s first kit of 2020 is all about L-O-V-E. Whether you want handmade favors for Valentine’s Day, a bridal shower, or a remarkably romantic wedding, this month’s kit has everything you need to help you celebrate your favorite friendships and love stories. So make it a “LOVE”-ly year with Paper Pumpkin.

About the January Kit
Kit details: Makes 20 treat bags + 10 mini cards and envelopes
Card size: 3″ x 3″ (7.5 x 7.5 cm)
Envelope size: 3-1/8″ x 3-1/8″ (7.8 x 7.8 cm)
Bag size: 3-1/4″ x 4″ (8.2 x 10 cm)
Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Crushed Curry, Highland Heather, Mint Macaron, and Rococo Rose

Coordinating Product
It’s “BEE”-yond question: You can get more from the I’ll Bee Yours kit when they buy the Heart Punch Pack (item 151292) from the 2020 January–June Mini Catalog. Both punches coordinate with the heart stamp in the kit so you can craft for love-filled occasions now . . . and later! Think: weddings, showers, birthdays, and more! See additional details about the punch pack below.
Heart Punch Pack (item 151292), $34.00 usd/$46.00 cad

Subscribe for the January kit at paperpumpkin.com from December 11–January 10.
Supplies may be limited toward the end of each subscription period.

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LAST DAY TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS AMAZING SALE!!

Stampin’ Up!’s Year-End Closeout is here while supplies last!!  You can save on a selection of retiring and surplus items including holiday catalog items, stamp sets, and Paper Pumpkin past kits! Shop early to avoid missing out as items on the sale are only available while supplies last! Supplies are limited and popular items will sell out quickly. This amazing sale ends on January 2.

Head over to my Online store to see all the Discounted Items and Retiring Favorites Items.  You don’t want to miss out on these savings because when they are gone THEY ARE GONE!

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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″), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front), 1/2″ X 2 7/8″ (sentiment mat)
  • Old Olive Cardstock 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat), 2 9/16″ X 3 3/4″ (artwork mat)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner), 2 7/16″ X 3 5/8″ (artwork), 7/16″ X 2 3/4″

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Stampin’ Up! Path of Petals Heirloom for Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Good Thursday morning my fellow stampers.  I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and enjoyed your time with family and friends.  We celebrate on Christmas Eve, so our Christmas Day was a very quiet relaxing day.  Welcome to the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop. If you are hopping over from Akiko, thank you for stopping by. This week we had a Color Challenge.  Be sure to hop around to see everyone’s beautiful projects. Here’s my card using our colors.

Here is my card using these colors.

I started by adhering a panel of Pressed Petals Specialty Designer Series Paper to a Soft Suede card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I cut a panel of Rococo Rose cardstock using the Heirlooms Frame Dies and 3D Embossing Folder.  On a small panel of Very Vanilla cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Woven Heirlooms Cling Stamp Set in Soft Suede Ink.  I cut the sentiment out using the largest die from the Layering Ovals Dies.  I stamped the stem image from the Stampin’ Up! Path of Petals Photopolymer Stamp Set in Soft Suede Ink, stamping off once, over the sentiment on the oval.  I stamped the flower image from the Path of Petals stamp set in Rococo Rose Ink, stamping off once, on the stem.

I adhered the sentiment oval to the back of the Rococo Rose frame using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I adhered the frame to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Path of Petals stamp set in Soft Suede Ink in the center of a Very Vanilla panel.  I stamped the stem image from the Path of Petals stamp set in Soft Suede Ink, stamping off once, to the bottom of the Very Vanilla panel twice.  I stamped the flower image from the Path of Petals stamp set in Rococo Rose Ink, stamping off once, on the stem image.  I adhered the Very Vanilla panel to a Rococo Rose mat using Snail and then to the inside of the Soft Suede card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Very Vanilla Envelope.  I stamped the stem image from the Path of Petals stamp set in Soft Suede Ink, stamping off once, on the front of the envelope.  I stamped the flower image from the Path of Petals stamp set in Rococo Rose Ink on the stem image on the envelope front.  I adhered a panel of the Pressed Petals Specialty DSP to the envelope flap.

Thank you for visiting my blog today. I hope you liked my card and will give it a try. Now that you’ve seen my card, take a minute to hop through all our projects today. If you click on the Next Blog button, you’ll go right to Amy’s page. Or you can just click on the names below to go directly to all the blogs! Happy Hopping!!

Kristi Gray:  I will be traveling so will not be able to hop today
Eva Dobilas:  I will be taking a break for this day.
Karen Ksenzakovic: You are here

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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: NVSKQ72X

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.

STAMPIN’ UP! CLEARANCE RACK UPDATE

Stampin’ Up! has updated the Clearance Rack with lot of new goodies!  Yay!!!  Head over there speedy quick to get your hands on some great deals.  But hurry!!  Clearance Rack deals are only while supplies last!

Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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I’LL BEE YOURS PAPER PUMPKIN

SUBSCRIBE TO PAPER PUMPKIN DECEMBER 11, 2019 – JANUARY 10, 2020

Paper Pumpkin’s first kit of 2020 is all about L-O-V-E. Whether you want handmade favors for Valentine’s Day, a bridal shower, or a remarkably romantic wedding, this month’s kit has everything you need to help you celebrate your favorite friendships and love stories. So make it a “LOVE”-ly year with Paper Pumpkin.

About the January Kit
Kit details: Makes 20 treat bags + 10 mini cards and envelopes
Card size: 3″ x 3″ (7.5 x 7.5 cm)
Envelope size: 3-1/8″ x 3-1/8″ (7.8 x 7.8 cm)
Bag size: 3-1/4″ x 4″ (8.2 x 10 cm)
Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Crushed Curry, Highland Heather, Mint Macaron, and Rococo Rose

Coordinating Product
It’s “BEE”-yond question: You can get more from the I’ll Bee Yours kit when they buy the Heart Punch Pack (item 151292) from the 2020 January–June Mini Catalog. Both punches coordinate with the heart stamp in the kit so you can craft for love-filled occasions now . . . and later! Think: weddings, showers, birthdays, and more! See additional details about the punch pack below.
Heart Punch Pack (item 151292), $34.00 usd/$46.00 cad

Subscribe for the January kit at paperpumpkin.com from December 11–January 10.
Supplies may be limited toward the end of each subscription period.

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Stampin’ Up!’s Year-End Closeout is here while supplies last!!  You can save on a selection of retiring and surplus items including holiday catalog items, stamp sets, and Paper Pumpkin past kits! Shop early to avoid missing out as items on the sale are only available while supplies last! Supplies are limited and popular items will sell out quickly. This amazing sale ends on January 2.

Head over to my Online store to see all the Discounted Items and Retiring Favorites Items.  You don’t want to miss out on these savings because when they are gone THEY ARE GONE!

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Rococo Rose Cardstock 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat), 4″ X 5″ (card front frame)
  • Soft Suede Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″)
  • Very Vanilla Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner), 3″ X 4″ (card front sentiment)
  • Pressed Petals Specialty Designer Series Paper 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front), piece for envelope flap

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Stampin’ Up! Little Ladybug For Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Good Thursday morning my stamping friends. Welcome to the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop. If you are hopping over from Akiko, thank you for stopping by. This week we had a Sketch Challenge. Be sure to hop around to see everyone’s beautiful projects. I’m continuing with my quick and easy cards for this week.  My card today is for my daughter who was just accepted to the Forensic Chemistry Program at Kean University.  I am so proud of her and I wanted to make a card to let her know and congratulate her.   Here’s what I came up with for the sketch.

Here is our sketch for this week.

My colors were inspired by Inspire. Create Challenge #058.  Here are their colors.

I started by adhering a panel of Cherry Cobbler Regals 6″ X 6″ Designer Series Paper to a Whisper White card base.

I stamped the flower and butterfly image from the Stampin’ Up! Little Ladybug Host Cling Stamp Set In Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on a small panel of Whisper White cardstock.  I colored the ladybug image in using my Light Basic Black, Cherry Cobbler and Smoky Slate Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I colored the leaves and stem of the flower in using my Old Olive Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I colored the flower in using my Aqua Painter and Blushing Bride Ink.  On a scrap of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the same ladybug image from the Little Ladybug stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink. I only colored in the left wing using my Cherry Cobbler Stampin’ Blend Markers. I fussy cut the wing out using my Paper Snips. I adhered the wing to the artwork using a Stampin’ Dimensional to give a little extra dimension to the ladybug.  I added a little Clear Wink of Stella to the flower center to give a little sparkle.  I adhered the artwork to a panel of Blushing Bride cardstock using Snail.

On a strip of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Little Ladybug stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  I sponged the edges of the strip using my Cherry Cobbler Ink and a Sponge Dauber.  I adhered the sentiment to the bottom of the artwork using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I adhered the artwork to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added a few Cherry Cobbler Holiday Rhinestone Basic Jewels to the artwork.

On the inside I stamped the flower image from the Little Ladybug stamp set in Blushing Bride Ink, stamping off once, to the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the ladybug image from the Little Ladybug stamp set on the bottom of the panel  in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink and colored it in using my Light Basic Black, Cherry Cobbler and Smoky Slate Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Strong & Beautiful Cling Stamp Set over the flower image in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Blushing Bride mat using Snail and then to the inside of the Whisper White card base using Snail.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the flower and ladybug images from the Little Ladybug stamp set on the envelope front and colored them in using my Cherry Cobbler, Old Olive and Smoky Slate Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered a panel of Cherry Cobbler Regals 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. Now that you’ve seen my card, take a minute to hop through all our projects today. If you click on the Next Blog button, you’ll go to Amy’s page. Or you can just click on the names below to go directly to all the blogs! Happy Hopping!!

Sue Prather: Sorry, I won’t be hopping this week.
Karen Finkle: I won’t be hopping this week
Karen Ksenzakovic: You Are Here

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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: NVSKQ72X

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.

STAMPIN’ UP! CLEARANCE RACK UPDATE

Stampin’ Up! has updated the Clearance Rack with lot of new goodies!  Yay!!!  Head over there speedy quick to get your hands on some great deals.  But hurry!!  Clearance Rack deals are only while supplies last!

Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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I’LL BEE YOURS PAPER PUMPKIN

SUBSCRIBE TO PAPER PUMPKIN DECEMBER 11, 2019 – JANUARY 10, 2020

Paper Pumpkin’s first kit of 2020 is all about L-O-V-E. Whether you want handmade favors for Valentine’s Day, a bridal shower, or a remarkably romantic wedding, this month’s kit has everything you need to help you celebrate your favorite friendships and love stories. So make it a “LOVE”-ly year with Paper Pumpkin.

About the January Kit
Kit details: Makes 20 treat bags + 10 mini cards and envelopes
Card size: 3″ x 3″ (7.5 x 7.5 cm)
Envelope size: 3-1/8″ x 3-1/8″ (7.8 x 7.8 cm)
Bag size: 3-1/4″ x 4″ (8.2 x 10 cm)
Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Crushed Curry, Highland Heather, Mint Macaron, and Rococo Rose

Coordinating Product
It’s “BEE”-yond question: You can get more from the I’ll Bee Yours kit when they buy the Heart Punch Pack (item 151292) from the 2020 January–June Mini Catalog. Both punches coordinate with the heart stamp in the kit so you can craft for love-filled occasions now . . . and later! Think: weddings, showers, birthdays, and more! See additional details about the punch pack below.
Heart Punch Pack (item 151292), $34.00 usd/$46.00 cad

Subscribe for the January kit at paperpumpkin.com from December 11–January 10.
Supplies may be limited toward the end of each subscription period.

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Stampin’ Up!’s Year-End Closeout is here while supplies last!!  You can save on a selection of retiring and surplus items including holiday catalog items, stamp sets, and Paper Pumpkin past kits! Shop early to avoid missing out as items on the sale are only available while supplies last! Supplies are limited and popular items will sell out quickly. This amazing sale ends on January 2.

Head over to my Online store to see all the Discounted Items and Retiring Favorites Items.  You don’t want to miss out on these savings because when they are gone THEY ARE GONE!

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Blushing Bride Cardstock 2 1/2″ X 3″ (card front panel), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″), 3 1/2″ X 2″ (artwork), 1/2″ X 3″ (sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Regals 6″ X 6″ Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), piece for envelope flap

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Stampin’ Up! Breathtaking Bouquet Sneak Peek

Good Thursday morning my fellow stampers. Welcome to the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop.  How has everyone’s week been?  The weekend is almost upon us, is anyone making plans.  By the time you read this I will probably be elbow deep in butter, sugar and flour.  I’m starting my cookie mixing today.  I’ll be mixing all day and tomorrow and Friday I’ll be baking all day.  I will actually be getting a little bit of help this year.  My daughter doesn’t have as many in person finals, so she will be by my side for part of the time helping with the mixing and shaping of cookie dough.

If you are hopping over from Akiko, thank you for taking the time to stop by. This week we had a Color Challenge. Be sure to hop around to see everyone’s beautiful projects.  I have another sneak peek for you today using another new stamp set from the New Mini Catalog.  This is the set I won with Prize Patrol at OnStage in November.  I’ve made a Triple Time Card for you using it.   Here’s my card using our colors.

Here are the colors we had for this week.  I chose Gorgeous Grape for my choice color.

I started by layering the 3 Whisper White panels on top of one another making sure to center them with one another.  Using my Stamparatus I stamped the image from the Stampin’ Up! Breathtaking Bouquet Cling Stamp Set (available Jan 3, 2020) in Smoky Slate Ink on all 3 panels at once.

I adhered each of the pieces of artwork to their matching Gorgeous Grape mats using Snail.  I adhered the smallest matted piece to the top of the medium matted piece using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I wrapped a piece of the Silver 3/8″ Metallic Edged Ribbon around the artwork and tied a bow.  I adhered the largest artwork panel to the Gorgeous Grape card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I adhered the other panels to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a small piece of Vellum Cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the soon to retire Stampin’ Up! Beauty & Joy Photopolymer Stamp Set in Gorgeous Grape Ink.  I cut the sentiment out using the smallest rectangle from the Stitched Rectangle Dies.  I adhered the sentiment to the card front using tiny dots of Multipurpose Liquid Glue in the corners of the rectangle.  I added a few Gorgeous Grape Noble Peacock Rhinestones to the sentiment and the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the new Stampin’ Up! Timeless Tulips Photopolymer Stamp Set (available Jan 3, 2020), in Gorgeous Grape Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the top part of the Breathtaking Bouquet stamp on the bottom of the panel in Smoky Slate Ink.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Smoky Slate mat using Snail and then to the inside of the Gorgeous Grape card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I adhered a thin strip of the Brights 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper to the bottom front of the envelope.  I adhered a panel of the Brights 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. Now that you’ve seen my card, take a minute to hop through all our projects today. If you click on the Next Blog button, you’ll go to Amy’s page. Or you can just click on the names below to go directly to all the blogs! Happy Hopping!!

Amy Koenders:
Mary Deatherage:
Kristi Gray:
Jaimie Babarczy:
Sue Prather:
Karen Finkle:
Eva Dobilas:
Akiko Sudano:
Karen Ksenzakovic: You Are Here

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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: NVSKQ72X

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.

Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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I’LL BEE YOURS PAPER PUMPKIN

SUBSCRIBE TO PAPER PUMPKIN DECEMBER 11, 2019 – JANUARY 10, 2020

Paper Pumpkin’s first kit of 2020 is all about L-O-V-E. Whether you want handmade favors for Valentine’s Day, a bridal shower, or a remarkably romantic wedding, this month’s kit has everything you need to help you celebrate your favorite friendships and love stories. So make it a “LOVE”-ly year with Paper Pumpkin.

About the January Kit
Kit details: Makes 20 treat bags + 10 mini cards and envelopes
Card size: 3″ x 3″ (7.5 x 7.5 cm)
Envelope size: 3-1/8″ x 3-1/8″ (7.8 x 7.8 cm)
Bag size: 3-1/4″ x 4″ (8.2 x 10 cm)
Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Crushed Curry, Highland Heather, Mint Macaron, and Rococo Rose

Coordinating Product
It’s “BEE”-yond question: You can get more from the I’ll Bee Yours kit when they buy the Heart Punch Pack (item 151292) from the 2020 January–June Mini Catalog. Both punches coordinate with the heart stamp in the kit so you can craft for love-filled occasions now . . . and later! Think: weddings, showers, birthdays, and more! See additional details about the punch pack below.
Heart Punch Pack (item 151292), $34.00 usd/$46.00 cad

Subscribe for the January kit at paperpumpkin.com from December 11–January 10.
Supplies may be limited toward the end of each subscription period.

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Stampin’ Up!’s Year-End Closeout is here while supplies last!!  You can save on a selection of retiring and surplus items including holiday catalog items, stamp sets, and Paper Pumpkin past kits! Shop early to avoid missing out as items on the sale are only available while supplies last! Supplies are limited and popular items will sell out quickly. This amazing sale ends on January 2.

Head over to my Onlinestore to see all the Discounted Items and Retiring Favorites Items.  You don’t want to miss out on these savings because when they are gone THEY ARE GONE!

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Gorgeous Grape Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″), 3 1/4″ X 4 1/2″ (center layer mat), 2 1/4″ X 3 1/2″ (top layer mat)
  • Smoky Slate Cardstock 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 2 – 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner and card front artwork), 3″ X 4 1/4″ (middle card front artwork), 2″ X 3 1/4″ (card front artwork)
  • Vellum Cardstock 2″ X 1 1/2″ (sentiment)

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