Stampin’ Up! Flowering Tulips for The Card Concepts

Good Wednesday morning my stamping friends Happy February!!! A new month already. We’re halfway through the week and on our way to the weekend. I’m still trying to wrap my head around it being February already. Winter usually goes very slow for me since I hate the cold. We’ll see tomorrow what the ground hog has to say about winter staying or spring around the corner.

It’s time for an inspiration challenge from The Card Concepts. The inspiration photo #188 is Floral Valentine.  Here is my card that was inspired from the challenge photo.

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I used the Stampin’ Up! Flowering Tulips Photopolymer Stamp Set, the Stampin’ Up! Country Bouquet Photopolymer Stamp Set and the 2021-2023 In-Color 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper for my Clean and Layered card today. I was inspired by the colors, the tulips in the photo and the overall theme this week.

I hope you will take a moment to visit The Card Concepts and join us for our challenge 188.  How are you inspired by the photo?

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I started by adhering a panel of 2021-2023 In-Color DSP to a Basic Black mat using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the layered panel to a Sweet Sorbet card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

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On a panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the tulip stem from the Flowering Tulips stamp set in Parakeet Party Ink 3 times and the leaf image 3 times. I stamped the smaller tulip image from the Flowering Tulips stamp set in Polished Pink Ink. I stamped the details image full strength and the fill image stamped off once on scrap paper. I stamped the larger tulip image from the Flowering Tulips stamp set in Sweet Sorbet Ink, stamping it the same as I did for the smaller tulip. I cut the image out using the Stitched Rectangle Dies. I stamped the sentiment from the Country Bouquet stamp set on the top of the die cut panel in Tuxedo Black Ink.

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I adhered the artwork to a Basic Black mat using Stampin’ Seal. I wrapped a piece of Polished Pink 3/8″ Open Weave Ribbon around the layered panel and tied a bow. I adhered the layered panel to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few 2022-2024 In-Color Matte Decorative Dots to the card front.

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On the inside, I stamped the sentiment from the Country Bouquet stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on a panel of Basic White cardstock. I stamped the tulip image from the Flowering Tulips stamp set on the bottom of the panel stamping the stem in Parakeet Party Ink and the tulip in Polished Pink Ink. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Polished Pink mat then to the inside of the Sweet Sorbet card base.

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To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the tulip images from the Flowering Tulips stamp set on the envelope front in Polished Pink, Sweet Sorbet and Parakeet Party. I adhered a panel of 2021-2023 In-Color DSP to the envelope flap.

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

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If you need any stamping supplies, I’d love to be your Demonstrator. Just click HERE to go directly to my online store or drop me an email if you have any questions. 

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:    BFQ24SXS

Use this host code when placing an order with me. When you order $50 or greater you will receive a free gift from me! If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any 1 item valued up to $10.00 from the 2022-2023 Annual Catalog or the January-April 2023 Mini Catalog!  Unfortunately, packs of cardstock are no longer an option for a free gift. Shipping has become too expensive to ship and it’s costing me as much to ship as the cardstock costs. For any orders $50 or more I will also send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards for more details and to see what this month’s tutorials are.

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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

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

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

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

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Amazing Joining Special during Sale-a-bration January 5 – February 28

Stampin’ Up! has an amazingly awesome joining special. You get to choose what you want. All the options ship for free and include a past Paper Pumpkin Kit along with some business supplies in case you want to make this a business. There is No Obligation to sell, you do NOT have to use this as a business, you can join just to enjoy the discount for yourself. I would LOVE to have you on my team. Join as a hobby demonstrator and enjoy all the benefits of a business demonstrator.

Option #1 This exclusive Boho Blue Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine ($63 value) + Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $129.00. The Boho Blue is one of the new In-Colors coming for 2023-2025.

Option #2 The original White Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine (a $63 value), + Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $129.00

Option #3. Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $99.00.

If you have a LONG shopping list, this is a great way to get everything you always want at a discount. Enjoy at least a 20% discount on the products you purchase. Why wait, this is such an awesome deal, and it only sticks around until February 28th. Join now and start enjoying that discount right away!!! Contact me at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com and we can talk about you joining. We have people on our team from all over the United States. We get together monthly via Zoom; we have team Facebook pages where we share what we make and ask questions. This was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made, I’ve made a lot of new friends from all over.

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Saying Thanks Kit Now Available

We invite you to say thank you to the people who make your day, every day with Saying Thanks all-inclusive card kit! This month’s kit has everything you need to show appreciation to family and friends who light up your life! Make nine bright, colorful cards in no time to say thank you, recognize friends, and share your gratitude with a bright watercolor wash that won’t go unnoticed! You’ll never miss an opportunity to express gratitude with this colorful kit!

This kit includes: 

  • Enough supplies to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes.
  • Printed die-cut words, precut pieces, and enough adhesive to complete projects.
  • White baker’s twine and iridescent diamond sequins.
  • Finished card size: 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ (14 x 10.8 cm).
  • Coordinating colors: Basic Black, Daffodil Delight, Gorgeous Grape, Granny Apple Green, Poppy Parade, Tahitian Tide.

#162361 $13.00 USD | $18.00 CAD

Each kit comes with precut die cuts in Dutch, English, French and German

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The Lucky Clover Punch that is part of the Lucky Clover Bundle has Sold Out and will no longer be available. You can still purchase the Lucky Clover Stamp Set #160610.

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Sunshine & Smiles

Subscribe January 11 – February 10

Make cloudy days a little brighter with the Sunshine & Smiles Paper Pumpkin Kit! This kit includes nine sweet and sunny cards—three each of three designs. If someone you know is weathering a storm, this kit is just what you’ll need to create cards that are sure to brighten their day!

PEEK THROUGH CARDS

Catch a glimpse of sunshine through those springtime showers with this kit’s playful peek-through cards! Each card includes an open window in the front, perfect for adding a touch of dimension and layering! You and your customers will have fun crafting with these cards—rain or shine!

AND for the first time ever, we’ve got a coordinating die add-on! (Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine sold separately). Keep reading to learn more!

This kit includes:

  • Everything you need to create 9 radiant cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes.
  • A sweet springtime photopolymer stamp set.
  • A Mango Melody Stampin’ Spot
  • A fun peek-through window scene on each card!
  • Cute precut critters and labels, fun raindrop embellishments, and more! 

Finished card size: 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ (14 x 10.8 cm)

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Balmy Blue, Cajun Craze, Coastal Cabana, Daffodil Delight, Flirty Flamingo, Mango Melody, Old Olive, Shaded Spruce

Don’t forget! This kit perfectly coordinates with the Rain or Shine Suite Collection (item number: 160556).

Subscribe to the February Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 January 2022 and 10 February 2023 by clicking here!

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

ADD-ON

Sunshine & Smiles Dies (Available for purchase starting 11 January, while supplies last)

Item number: 162486

$6.00 USD / $8.25 CAD

This add-on includes:

  • One coordinating frog-shaped die: 1-1/8″ x 7/8″ (2.9 x 2.2 cm)
  • One coordinating flower bouquet die: 1-1/8″ x 7/8″ (2.9 x 2.2 cm)

Note: Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine sold separately.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 2 5/8″ X 4 1/4″ (artwork), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Basic Black Cardstock 3 13/16″ X 5 1/16″ (card front mat), 2 11/16″ X 4 1/16″ (artwork mat)
  • Polished Pink Cardstock 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Sweet Sorbet Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″(card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″)
  • 2021-2023 In-Color 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 3 3/4″ x 5″ (card front), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Thanks A Bunch Day At The Farm

Good Tuesday morning my stamping friends. I hope everyone’s week has started out well.

I finally got a little time yesterday after work to sit down and create a little. I had gotten a pack of DSP from Sale-a-bration and I wasn’t sure what to do with it. Ideas finally started coming to me yesterday and I put together a few cards using it. Here is one of the cards I made.

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I used the Stampin’ Up! Thanks A Bunch Photopolymer Stamp Set and Day At The Farm Designer Series Paper for my card today. Both of these items are free with qualifying orders of $50 or more. Spend $100 and you can get both.

My design is from my upline Jaimie. She has been giving us a new sketch every week to work with. I’ve been having fun creating with her sketches.

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I started by adhering a panel of Day At The Farm DSP to a Garden Green card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered a small panel of Day At The Farm DSP to a Basic White mat using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the layered panel to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

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I stamped a strip of Daffodil Delight cardstock with the splatter image from the Thanks A Bunch stamp set in Daffodil Delight Ink. I cut both ends using the Banner Pick A Punch. I adhered the banner to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

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On a thin strip of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the sentiment from the Thanks A Bunch stamp set in Garden Green Ink. I adhered the sentiment to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Daffodil Delight Glossy Dots Assortment to the card front.

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On the inside, I stamped the sentiment from Thanks A Bunch stamp set in Garden Green Ink on a panel of Basic White cardstock. I stamped the small carrot image from the Thanks A Bunch stamp set in Pumpkin Pie and Garden Green Inks on either side of the sentiment . I adhered the Basic White panel to a Garden Green mat then to the inside of the Garden Green card base.

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To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the small carrot image from the Thanks A Bunch stamp set on the envelope front in Pumpkin Pie and Garden Green Ink. I adhered a panel of Day At The Farm DSP to the envelope flap.

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

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If you need any stamping supplies, I’d love to be your Demonstrator. Just click HERE to go directly to my online store or drop me an email if you have any questions. 

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   222EBX64

Use this host code when placing an order with me. When you order $50 or greater you will receive a free gift from me! If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any 1 item valued up to $10.00 from the 2022-2023 Annual Catalog or the January-April 2023 Mini Catalog!  Unfortunately, packs of cardstock are no longer an option for a free gift. Shipping has become too expensive to ship and it’s costing me as much to ship as the cardstock costs. For any orders $50 or more I will also send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards for more details and to see what this month’s tutorials are.

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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

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

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

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

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

Amazing Joining Special during Sale-a-bration January 5 – February 28

Stampin’ Up! has an amazingly awesome joining special. You get to choose what you want. All the options ship for free and include a past Paper Pumpkin Kit along with some business supplies in case you want to make this a business. There is No Obligation to sell, you do NOT have to use this as a business, you can join just to enjoy the discount for yourself. I would LOVE to have you on my team. Join as a hobby demonstrator and enjoy all the benefits of a business demonstrator.

Option #1 This exclusive Boho Blue Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine ($63 value) + Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $129.00. The Boho Blue is one of the new In-Colors coming for 2023-2025.

Option #2 The original White Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine (a $63 value), + Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $129.00

Option #3. Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $99.00.

If you have a LONG shopping list, this is a great way to get everything you always want at a discount. Enjoy at least a 20% discount on the products you purchase. Why wait, this is such an awesome deal, and it only sticks around until February 28th. Join now and start enjoying that discount right away!!! Contact me at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com and we can talk about you joining. We have people on our team from all over the United States. We get together monthly via Zoom; we have team Facebook pages where we share what we make and ask questions. This was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made, I’ve made a lot of new friends from all over.

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Saying Thanks Kit Now Available

We invite you to say thank you to the people who make your day, every day with Saying Thanks all-inclusive card kit! This month’s kit has everything you need to show appreciation to family and friends who light up your life! Make nine bright, colorful cards in no time to say thank you, recognize friends, and share your gratitude with a bright watercolor wash that won’t go unnoticed! You’ll never miss an opportunity to express gratitude with this colorful kit!

This kit includes: 

  • Enough supplies to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes.
  • Printed die-cut words, precut pieces, and enough adhesive to complete projects.
  • White baker’s twine and iridescent diamond sequins.
  • Finished card size: 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ (14 x 10.8 cm).
  • Coordinating colors: Basic Black, Daffodil Delight, Gorgeous Grape, Granny Apple Green, Poppy Parade, Tahitian Tide.

#162361 $13.00 USD | $18.00 CAD

Each kit comes with precut die cuts in Dutch, English, French and German

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Sunshine & Smiles

Subscribe January 11 – February 10

Make cloudy days a little brighter with the Sunshine & Smiles Paper Pumpkin Kit! This kit includes nine sweet and sunny cards—three each of three designs. If someone you know is weathering a storm, this kit is just what you’ll need to create cards that are sure to brighten their day!

PEEK THROUGH CARDS

Catch a glimpse of sunshine through those springtime showers with this kit’s playful peek-through cards! Each card includes an open window in the front, perfect for adding a touch of dimension and layering! You and your customers will have fun crafting with these cards—rain or shine!

AND for the first time ever, we’ve got a coordinating die add-on! (Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine sold separately). Keep reading to learn more!

This kit includes:

  • Everything you need to create 9 radiant cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes.
  • A sweet springtime photopolymer stamp set.
  • A Mango Melody Stampin’ Spot
  • A fun peek-through window scene on each card!
  • Cute precut critters and labels, fun raindrop embellishments, and more! 

Finished card size: 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ (14 x 10.8 cm)

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Balmy Blue, Cajun Craze, Coastal Cabana, Daffodil Delight, Flirty Flamingo, Mango Melody, Old Olive, Shaded Spruce

Don’t forget! This kit perfectly coordinates with the Rain or Shine Suite Collection (item number: 160556).

Subscribe to the February Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 January 2022 and 10 February 2023 by clicking here!

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

ADD-ON

Sunshine & Smiles Dies (Available for purchase starting 11 January, while supplies last)

Item number: 162486

$6.00 USD / $8.25 CAD

This add-on includes:

  • One coordinating frog-shaped die: 1-1/8″ x 7/8″ (2.9 x 2.2 cm)
  • One coordinating flower bouquet die: 1-1/8″ x 7/8″ (2.9 x 2.2 cm)

Note: Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine sold separately.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 2 3/4″ X 3 1/4″ (dsp mat), 1/4″ X 2″ (sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Daffodil Delight Cardstock 1/2″ X 3 1/2″ (banner)
  • Garden Green Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored & folded at 5 1/2″), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″(inner liner mat)
  • Day At The Farm Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 2 5/8″ x 3 1/8″ (card front panel), 2 1/4″ x 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Beautifully Happy for The Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Good Thursday morning my stamping friends welcome to our Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop. If you are starting with me, thank you. I hope you will stop by everyone’s blog to see what they have created this week. If you are hopping over from Akiko’s blog, thank you for stopping by. This week we have Sketch Challenge. Here is my card using this week’s sketch.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Sale-a-bration Beautifully Happy Photopolymer Stamp Set and the Subtle 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper today for my card.

This is our sketch for this week.

My colors are from The Paper Players Color Challenge #623.

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I started by adhering a panel of Highland Heather Subtle DSP to a Highland Heather card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

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On a panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the large outline flower image from the Beautifully Happy stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I stamped the solid flower image from the Beautifully Happy stamp set in Orchid Oasis Ink over the outline image. I stamped the solid leaf image from the Beautifully Happy stamp set in Parakeet Party Ink over the outline image. I stamped the splatter image from the Beautifully Happy stamp set around the flower image in Highland Heather Ink. I cut the basic White panel and a panel of Parakeet Party cardstock using the Deckled Rectangle Dies. I adhered the artwork to the Parakeet Party panel on an angle using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the layered panel to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

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On a panel of Orchid Oasis cardstock, I stamped the sentiment from the Beautifully Happy stamp set in Versamark Ink. I sprinkled it with my White Embossing Powder and set it using my Heat Tool. I cut the sentiment using the smallest Deckled Rectangle Dies. I adhered a piece of Parakeet Party 1/8″ Metallic Woven Ribbon to the artwork using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the sentiment over the ribbon using Stampin’ Dimensionals and Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I added a few Heart Pearls to the center of the flower and the sentiment panel.

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On the inside, I stamped the sentiment from the Beautifully Happy stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on a panel of Basic White cardstock. I stamped the small outline flower image from the Beautifully Happy stamp set on the bottom of the panel in Tuxedo Black Ink. I stamped the solid flower image in Orchid Oasis Ink and the solid leaf image in Parakeet Party Ink. I stamped the splatter image from the Beautifully Happy stamp set in Highland Heather Ink around the flower and sentiment. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Parakeet Party mat then to the inside of the Highland Heather card base.

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To complete my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the small flower image from the Beautifully Happy stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the envelope front. I stamped the solid flower image in Orchid Oasis Ink and the solid leaf image in Parakeet Party Ink. I stamped the splatter image in Highland Heather Ink. I adhered a panel of the Subtle DSP to the envelope flap.

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Thank you for stopping by 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 and see everyone’s projects today. If you click on the Next Blog button, you’ll go to Tara’s page. Or you can just click on the names below to go directly to all their blogs! Happy Hopping!!

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Karen Finkle:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic: You Are Here

Tara Carpenter:

Terry Lynn Bright:

Carol Buckalew:

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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:   222EBX64

Use this host code when placing an order with me. When you order $50 or greater you will receive a free gift from me! If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any 1 item valued up to $10.00 from the 2022-2023 Annual Catalog or the January-April 2023 Mini Catalog!  Unfortunately, packs of cardstock are no longer an option for a free gift. Shipping has become too expensive to ship and it’s costing me as much to ship as the cardstock costs. For any orders $50 or more I will also send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards for more details and to see what this month’s tutorials are.

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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

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

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

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

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

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Amazing Joining Special during Sale-a-bration January 5 – February 28

Starting Thursday January 5, 2023, not only does the January-April 2023 Mini Catalog go live, Sale-a-bration begins along with an amazingly awesome joining special. You get to choose what you want. All the options ship for free and include a past Paper Pumpkin Kit along with some business supplies in case you want to make this a business. There is No Obligation to sell, you do NOT have to use this as a business, you can join just to enjoy the discount for yourself. I would LOVE to have you on my team. Join as a hobby demonstrator and enjoy all the benefits of a business demonstrator.

Option #1 This exclusive Boho Blue Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine ($63 value) + Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $129.00. The Boho Blue is one of the new In-Colors coming for 2023-2025.

Option #2 The original White Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine (a $63 value), + Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $129.00

Option #3. Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $99.00.

If you have a LONG shopping list, this is a great way to get everything you always want at a discount. Enjoy at least a 20% discount on the products you purchase. Why wait, this is such an awesome deal, and it only sticks around until February 28th. Join now and start enjoying that discount right away!!! Contact me at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com and we can talk about you joining. We have people on our team from all over the United States. We get together monthly via Zoom; we have team Facebook pages where we share what we make and ask questions. This was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made, I’ve made a lot of new friends from all over.

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Saying Thanks Kit Now Available

We invite you to say thank you to the people who make your day, every day with Saying Thanks all-inclusive card kit! This month’s kit has everything you need to show appreciation to family and friends who light up your life! Make nine bright, colorful cards in no time to say thank you, recognize friends, and share your gratitude with a bright watercolor wash that won’t go unnoticed! You’ll never miss an opportunity to express gratitude with this colorful kit!

This kit includes: 

  • Enough supplies to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes.
  • Printed die-cut words, precut pieces, and enough adhesive to complete projects.
  • White baker’s twine and iridescent diamond sequins.
  • Finished card size: 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ (14 x 10.8 cm).
  • Coordinating colors: Basic Black, Daffodil Delight, Gorgeous Grape, Granny Apple Green, Poppy Parade, Tahitian Tide.

#162361 $13.00 USD | $18.00 CAD

Each kit comes with precut die cuts in Dutch, English, French and German

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Sunshine & Smiles

Subscribe January 11 – February 10

Make cloudy days a little brighter with the Sunshine & Smiles Paper Pumpkin Kit! This kit includes nine sweet and sunny cards—three each of three designs. If someone you know is weathering a storm, this kit is just what you’ll need to create cards that are sure to brighten their day!

PEEK THROUGH CARDS

Catch a glimpse of sunshine through those springtime showers with this kit’s playful peek-through cards! Each card includes an open window in the front, perfect for adding a touch of dimension and layering! You and your customers will have fun crafting with these cards—rain or shine!

AND for the first time ever, we’ve got a coordinating die add-on! (Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine sold separately). Keep reading to learn more!

This kit includes:

  • Everything you need to create 9 radiant cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes.
  • A sweet springtime photopolymer stamp set.
  • A Mango Melody Stampin’ Spot
  • A fun peek-through window scene on each card!
  • Cute precut critters and labels, fun raindrop embellishments, and more! 

Finished card size: 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ (14 x 10.8 cm)

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Balmy Blue, Cajun Craze, Coastal Cabana, Daffodil Delight, Flirty Flamingo, Mango Melody, Old Olive, Shaded Spruce

Don’t forget! This kit perfectly coordinates with the Rain or Shine Suite Collection (item number: 160556).

Subscribe to the February Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 January 2022 and 10 February 2023 by clicking here!

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

ADD-ON

Sunshine & Smiles Dies (Available for purchase starting 11 January, while supplies last)

Item number: 162486

$6.00 USD / $8.25 CAD

This add-on includes:

  • One coordinating frog-shaped die: 1-1/8″ x 7/8″ (2.9 x 2.2 cm)
  • One coordinating flower bouquet die: 1-1/8″ x 7/8″ (2.9 x 2.2 cm)

Note: Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine sold separately.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 2 – 4″ x 5 1/4″ (artwork & inner liner)
  • Highland Heather Cardstock 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Orchid Oasis Cardstock 1 1/4″ x 3 1/4″ (sentiment)
  • Parakeet Party Cardstock 4″ X 5″ (card front panel), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″(inner liner mat)
  • Subtle 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Sentimental Park for The Card Concepts

Good Wednesday morning my stamping friends. I hope everyone’s week is going well. We’re halfway through and on our way to the weekend.

It’s time for an inspiration challenge from The Card Concepts. The inspiration photo #187a is Winter Cocoa and inspiration photo #187b is Winter Snow.  Here is my card that was inspired from the challenge photo.

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I used the Stampin’ Up! Sentimental Park Photopolymer Stamp Set and the Stampin’ Up! Ringed With Nature Photopolymer Stamp Set along with the By The Bay 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper for my card today. I was inspired by the colors from inspiration photo #187a for my clean & layered card.

I hope you will take a moment to visit The Card Concepts and join us for our challenge #187a or #187b.  How are you inspired by the photos?

My design is from Sunday Stamps Challenge #300.

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I started by embossing a panel of Cherry Cobbler cardstock using the Tree Rings Hybrid Embossing Folder. I cut a panel of By The Bay DSP using the Deckled Rectangle Dies. I adhered the die cut panel of By The Bay DSP to an Early Espresso mat using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the layered panel to the Cherry Cobbler card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I stamped the sentiment from Sentimental Park stamp set in Early Espresso Ink on the bottom of the DSP panel. I wrapped a piece of Crumb Cake Bakers Twine from the Baker’s Twine Essential Pack, around the card front 3 times and tied a knot.

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Using the Tree Rings Dies with the Tree Rings Hybrid Embossing Folder, I cut a panel of Crumb Cake and Early Espresso cardstock. I cut the center out from the Crumb Cake panel using the Tree Rings Dies. I adhered the Crumb Cake center to the Early Espresso panel using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the layered tree ring to the card front, over the bakers twine, using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

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Using the Christmas Pinecone Dies I cut the detailed die from a panel of Early Espresso cardstock and the solid image from a panel of Crumb Cake cardstock, 3 times each. I adhered the detailed pinecones to the solid pinecones using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the layered pinecones to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the card front to an Early Espresso card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Enamel Dot Essentials to the card front.

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On the inside, I stamped the tree ring image from the Ringed With Nature stamp set on a panel of Basic White cardstock in Crumb Cake Ink, stamping off once on scrap paper. I stamped the sentiments from the Sentimental Park stamp set in Early Espresso Ink over the tree ring image. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Cherry Cobbler mat then to the inside of the Early Espresso card base.

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To complete my card, I decorated a Basic Whtie Medium Envelope. I stamped the tree ring image from the Ringed With Nature stamp set in Crumb Cake Ink on the envelope front, stamping off once on scrap paper. I stamped the sentiment from the Ringed With Nature stamp set in Early Espresso Ink over the tree ring image. I adhered a panel of By The Bay DSP to the envelope flap.

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

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If you need any stamping supplies, I’d love to be your Demonstrator. Just click HERE to go directly to my online store or drop me an email if you have any questions. 

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   222EBX64

Use this host code when placing an order with me. When you order $50 or greater you will receive a free gift from me! If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any 1 item valued up to $10.00 from the 2022-2023 Annual Catalog or the January-April 2023 Mini Catalog!  Unfortunately, packs of cardstock are no longer an option for a free gift. Shipping has become too expensive to ship and it’s costing me as much to ship as the cardstock costs. For any orders $50 or more I will also send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards for more details and to see what this month’s tutorials are.

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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

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

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

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

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Amazing Joining Special during Sale-a-bration January 5 – February 28

Starting Thursday January 5, 2023, not only does the January-April 2023 Mini Catalog go live, Sale-a-bration begins along with an amazingly awesome joining special. You get to choose what you want. All the options ship for free and include a past Paper Pumpkin Kit along with some business supplies in case you want to make this a business. There is No Obligation to sell, you do NOT have to use this as a business, you can join just to enjoy the discount for yourself. I would LOVE to have you on my team. Join as a hobby demonstrator and enjoy all the benefits of a business demonstrator.

Option #1 This exclusive Boho Blue Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine ($63 value) + Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $129.00. The Boho Blue is one of the new In-Colors coming for 2023-2025.

Option #2 The original White Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine (a $63 value), + Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $129.00

Option #3. Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $99.00.

If you have a LONG shopping list, this is a great way to get everything you always want at a discount. Enjoy at least a 20% discount on the products you purchase. Why wait, this is such an awesome deal, and it only sticks around until February 28th. Join now and start enjoying that discount right away!!! Contact me at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com and we can talk about you joining. We have people on our team from all over the United States. We get together monthly via Zoom; we have team Facebook pages where we share what we make and ask questions. This was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made, I’ve made a lot of new friends from all over.

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Saying Thanks Kit Now Available

We invite you to say thank you to the people who make your day, every day with Saying Thanks all-inclusive card kit! This month’s kit has everything you need to show appreciation to family and friends who light up your life! Make nine bright, colorful cards in no time to say thank you, recognize friends, and share your gratitude with a bright watercolor wash that won’t go unnoticed! You’ll never miss an opportunity to express gratitude with this colorful kit!

This kit includes: 

  • Enough supplies to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes.
  • Printed die-cut words, precut pieces, and enough adhesive to complete projects.
  • White baker’s twine and iridescent diamond sequins.
  • Finished card size: 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ (14 x 10.8 cm).
  • Coordinating colors: Basic Black, Daffodil Delight, Gorgeous Grape, Granny Apple Green, Poppy Parade, Tahitian Tide.

#162361 $13.00 USD | $18.00 CAD

Each kit comes with precut die cuts in Dutch, English, French and German

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Sunshine & Smiles

Subscribe January 11 – February 10

Make cloudy days a little brighter with the Sunshine & Smiles Paper Pumpkin Kit! This kit includes nine sweet and sunny cards—three each of three designs. If someone you know is weathering a storm, this kit is just what you’ll need to create cards that are sure to brighten their day!

PEEK THROUGH CARDS

Catch a glimpse of sunshine through those springtime showers with this kit’s playful peek-through cards! Each card includes an open window in the front, perfect for adding a touch of dimension and layering! You and your customers will have fun crafting with these cards—rain or shine!

AND for the first time ever, we’ve got a coordinating die add-on! (Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine sold separately). Keep reading to learn more!

This kit includes:

  • Everything you need to create 9 radiant cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes.
  • A sweet springtime photopolymer stamp set.
  • A Mango Melody Stampin’ Spot
  • A fun peek-through window scene on each card!
  • Cute precut critters and labels, fun raindrop embellishments, and more! 

Finished card size: 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ (14 x 10.8 cm)

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Balmy Blue, Cajun Craze, Coastal Cabana, Daffodil Delight, Flirty Flamingo, Mango Melody, Old Olive, Shaded Spruce

Don’t forget! This kit perfectly coordinates with the Rain or Shine Suite Collection (item number: 160556).

Subscribe to the February Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 January 2022 and 10 February 2023 by clicking here!

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

ADD-ON

Sunshine & Smiles Dies (Available for purchase starting 11 January, while supplies last)

Item number: 162486

$6.00 USD / $8.25 CAD

This add-on includes:

  • One coordinating frog-shaped die: 1-1/8″ x 7/8″ (2.9 x 2.2 cm)
  • One coordinating flower bouquet die: 1-1/8″ x 7/8″ (2.9 x 2.2 cm)

Note: Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine sold separately.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Cherry Cobbler Cardstock 2 – 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (card front & inner liner mat)
  • Crumb Cake Cardstock 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ (tree rings), 3 1/4″ x 1 1/4″ (solid pinecones)
  • Early Espresso Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″), 2 3/4″ X 4 1/8″ (dsp mat), 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (tree rings, 3″ X 1″ (detailed pinecones)
  • By The Bay 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 3″ X 4 1/4″ (card front panel), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Decorative Borders CAS Birthday

Good Monday morning my stamping friends. How was everyone’s weekend? Did anyone do anything fun or maybe just took time to relax? I worked all day on Saturday and Sunday I took some time in my craft area.

Today’s card is a super simple Clean and Simple card. My design is from my upline Jaimie. She’s giving us a new sketch challenge each week. Having a sketch sometimes in front of you can make the card process go so much faster. Here’s my card for today.

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I used the Stampin’ Up! Decorative Borders Photopolymer Stamp Set and the Stampin’ Up! Inspired Thoughts Cling Stamp Set for my card today.

This is our sketch for the week to work with.

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I started by cutting the largest circle from the Layering Circles Dies out of a panel of Masking Paper. I placed the Masking Paper on a Basic White card front. Using my Blending Brush, I added Fresh Freesia Ink only on the inside of the circle. I removed the Masking Paper.

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I stamped the floral image from the Decorative Borders stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink around the inked circle image.

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I stamped the sentiment from the Inspired Thoughts stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink next to the floral image. I adhered the card front to a Basic Black mat using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the layered panel to a Fresh Freesia card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Brushed Brass Butterflies to the card front.

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On the inside, I stamped the sentiment from the Inspired Thoughts stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the loral image from the Decorative Borders stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink next to the sentiment. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Basic Black mat then to the inside of the Fresh Freesia card base.

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To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the floral image from the Decorative Borders stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the envelope front. I adhered a panel of Butterfly Kisses 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper to the envelope flap.

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

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If you need any stamping supplies, I’d love to be your Demonstrator. Just click HERE to go directly to my online store or drop me an email if you have any questions. 

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   222EBX64

Use this host code when placing an order with me. When you order $50 or greater you will receive a free gift from me! If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any 1 item valued up to $10.00 from the 2022-2023 Annual Catalog or the January-April 2023 Mini Catalog!  Unfortunately, packs of cardstock are no longer an option for a free gift. Shipping has become too expensive to ship and it’s costing me as much to ship as the cardstock costs. For any orders $50 or more I will also send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards for more details and to see what this month’s tutorials are.

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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

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

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

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

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

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

Amazing Joining Special during Sale-a-bration January 5 – February 28

Starting Thursday January 5, 2023, not only does the January-April 2023 Mini Catalog go live, Sale-a-bration begins along with an amazingly awesome joining special. You get to choose what you want. All the options ship for free and include a past Paper Pumpkin Kit along with some business supplies in case you want to make this a business. There is No Obligation to sell, you do NOT have to use this as a business, you can join just to enjoy the discount for yourself. I would LOVE to have you on my team. Join as a hobby demonstrator and enjoy all the benefits of a business demonstrator.

Option #1 This exclusive Boho Blue Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine ($63 value) + Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $129.00. The Boho Blue is one of the new In-Colors coming for 2023-2025.

Option #2 The original White Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine (a $63 value), + Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $129.00

Option #3. Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $99.00.

If you have a LONG shopping list, this is a great way to get everything you always want at a discount. Enjoy at least a 20% discount on the products you purchase. Why wait, this is such an awesome deal, and it only sticks around until February 28th. Join now and start enjoying that discount right away!!! Contact me at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com and we can talk about you joining. We have people on our team from all over the United States. We get together monthly via Zoom; we have team Facebook pages where we share what we make and ask questions. This was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made, I’ve made a lot of new friends from all over.

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

Saying Thanks Kit Now Available

We invite you to say thank you to the people who make your day, every day with Saying Thanks all-inclusive card kit! This month’s kit has everything you need to show appreciation to family and friends who light up your life! Make nine bright, colorful cards in no time to say thank you, recognize friends, and share your gratitude with a bright watercolor wash that won’t go unnoticed! You’ll never miss an opportunity to express gratitude with this colorful kit!

This kit includes: 

  • Enough supplies to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes.
  • Printed die-cut words, precut pieces, and enough adhesive to complete projects.
  • White baker’s twine and iridescent diamond sequins.
  • Finished card size: 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ (14 x 10.8 cm).
  • Coordinating colors: Basic Black, Daffodil Delight, Gorgeous Grape, Granny Apple Green, Poppy Parade, Tahitian Tide.

#162361 $13.00 USD | $18.00 CAD

Each kit comes with precut die cuts in Dutch, English, French and German

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Sunshine & Smiles

Subscribe January 11 – February 10

Make cloudy days a little brighter with the Sunshine & Smiles Paper Pumpkin Kit! This kit includes nine sweet and sunny cards—three each of three designs. If someone you know is weathering a storm, this kit is just what you’ll need to create cards that are sure to brighten their day!

PEEK THROUGH CARDS

Catch a glimpse of sunshine through those springtime showers with this kit’s playful peek-through cards! Each card includes an open window in the front, perfect for adding a touch of dimension and layering! You and your customers will have fun crafting with these cards—rain or shine!

AND for the first time ever, we’ve got a coordinating die add-on! (Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine sold separately). Keep reading to learn more!

This kit includes:

  • Everything you need to create 9 radiant cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes.
  • A sweet springtime photopolymer stamp set.
  • A Mango Melody Stampin’ Spot
  • A fun peek-through window scene on each card!
  • Cute precut critters and labels, fun raindrop embellishments, and more! 

Finished card size: 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ (14 x 10.8 cm)

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Balmy Blue, Cajun Craze, Coastal Cabana, Daffodil Delight, Flirty Flamingo, Mango Melody, Old Olive, Shaded Spruce

Don’t forget! This kit perfectly coordinates with the Rain or Shine Suite Collection (item number: 160556).

Subscribe to the February Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 January 2022 and 10 February 2023 by clicking here!

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

ADD-ON

Sunshine & Smiles Dies (Available for purchase starting 11 January, while supplies last)

Item number: 162486

$6.00 USD / $8.25 CAD

This add-on includes:

  • One coordinating frog-shaped die: 1-1/8″ x 7/8″ (2.9 x 2.2 cm)
  • One coordinating flower bouquet die: 1-1/8″ x 7/8″ (2.9 x 2.2 cm)

Note: Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine sold separately.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 2 – 4″ x 5 1/4″ (card front & inner liner)
  • Basic Black Cardstock 2 – 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front & inner liner mats)
  • Fresh Freesia Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Butterfly Kisses 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Adorable Owls Baby Card

Good Saturday morning my stamping friends and welcome to the weekend. Hope you have some fun plans and are staying warm. I’ll be at work all day today. I didn’t get much de-Christmasing done yesterday, after Coraline’s training I think I was more tired than her LOL. We were practicing on and off all day with things I learned. I asked the trainer who was being trained, Coraline or me, she laughed and said me.

I have some babies coming this year and one that has already been born, so I thought I should get to work with making baby cards. I don’t have a baby set, so I used one of the Sale-a-brations sets. This set is available for free with a qualifying order of $50 during Sale-a-bration. My card used just Stamps, Ink and Paper today. Here’s my card for today.

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I used the Stampin’ Up! Adorable Owls Sale-a-bration Cling Stamp Set, the Stampin’ Up! Charming Sentiments Photopolymer Stamp Set and the Dandy Designs Sale-a-bration Designer Series Paper for my card today.

My design is from my upline, Jaimie, that is giving us sketch challenges each week.

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I started by adhering a panel of Dandy Designs DSP to a Night of Navy mat using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the layered panel to a Balmy Blue card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

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On a panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the owl image from the Adorable Owls stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I colored the image using my Balmy Blue, Crumb Cake, Daffodil Delight, Flirty Flamingo and Soft Suede Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Night of Navy mat using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the layered panel to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

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On a strip of Night of Navy cardstock, I stamped the sentiment from the Charming Sentiments stamp set in Versamark Ink. I sprinkled the sentiment with White Embossing Powder and set it using my Heat Tool. I adhered the sentiment to the card front using a Stampin’ Dimensional and Stampin’ Seal. I added a few Opaque Adhesive-Backed Gems to the card front.

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On the inside, I stamped the sentiments from the Charming Sentiments stamp set in Night of Navy Ink on a Basic Whtie panel. I adhered a strip of Dandy Designs DSP to the bottom of the panel. I adhered the Basic Whtie panel to a Night of Navy mat then to the inside of the Balmy Blue card base.

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To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the owl image from the Adorable Owls stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the envelope front and colored the image the same as I did for the card. I stamped the sentiment from the Adorable Owls stamp set in Night of Navy Ink above the owl. I adhered a panel of Dandy Designs DSP to the envelope flap.

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

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If you need any stamping supplies, I’d love to be your Demonstrator. Just click HERE to go directly to my online store or drop me an email if you have any questions. 

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   222EBX64

Use this host code when placing an order with me. When you order $50 or greater you will receive a free gift from me! If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any 1 item valued up to $10.00 from the 2022-2023 Annual Catalog or the January-April 2023 Mini Catalog!  Unfortunately, packs of cardstock are no longer an option for a free gift. Shipping has become too expensive to ship and it’s costing me as much to ship as the cardstock costs. For any orders $50 or more I will also send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards for more details and to see what this month’s tutorials are.

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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

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

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

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

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

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Amazing Joining Special during Sale-a-bration January 5 – February 28

Starting Thursday January 5, 2023, not only does the January-April 2023 Mini Catalog go live, Sale-a-bration begins along with an amazingly awesome joining special. You get to choose what you want. All the options ship for free and include a past Paper Pumpkin Kit along with some business supplies in case you want to make this a business. There is No Obligation to sell, you do NOT have to use this as a business, you can join just to enjoy the discount for yourself. I would LOVE to have you on my team. Join as a hobby demonstrator and enjoy all the benefits of a business demonstrator.

Option #1 This exclusive Boho Blue Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine ($63 value) + Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $129.00. The Boho Blue is one of the new In-Colors coming for 2023-2025.

Option #2 The original White Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine (a $63 value), + Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $129.00

Option #3. Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $99.00.

If you have a LONG shopping list, this is a great way to get everything you always want at a discount. Enjoy at least a 20% discount on the products you purchase. Why wait, this is such an awesome deal, and it only sticks around until February 28th. Join now and start enjoying that discount right away!!! Contact me at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com and we can talk about you joining. We have people on our team from all over the United States. We get together monthly via Zoom; we have team Facebook pages where we share what we make and ask questions. This was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made, I’ve made a lot of new friends from all over.

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Saying Thanks Kit Available Thursday January 5

We invite you to say thank you to the people who make your day, every day with Saying Thanks all-inclusive card kit! This month’s kit has everything you need to show appreciation to family and friends who light up your life! Make nine bright, colorful cards in no time to say thank you, recognize friends, and share your gratitude with a bright watercolor wash that won’t go unnoticed! You’ll never miss an opportunity to express gratitude with this colorful kit!

This kit includes: 

  • Enough supplies to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes.
  • Printed die-cut words, precut pieces, and enough adhesive to complete projects.
  • White baker’s twine and iridescent diamond sequins.
  • Finished card size: 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ (14 x 10.8 cm).
  • Coordinating colors: Basic Black, Daffodil Delight, Gorgeous Grape, Granny Apple Green, Poppy Parade, Tahitian Tide.

#162361 $13.00 USD | $18.00 CAD

Each kit comes with precut die cuts in Dutch, English, French and German

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Love Treats Kit

Get ready for the latest addition to the Kits Collection by Stampin’ Up! The Love Treats Kit comes with everything you need to make sweet, homemade crafts and spread the love this season!

This kit includes: 

  • 20 treat boxes measuring 3″ x 2″ x 15/16″ (7.6 x 5.08 x 2.3 cm)
  • One photopolymer love-themed stamp set
  • One Basic Gray Ink Spot
  • Different die-cut stickers with heart designs
  • Coordinating colors include Petal Pink and Soft Succulent
  • Building the 20 treat boxes takes less than 60 minutes to complete

161127 LOVE TREATS KIT $21 USD | $29 CAD

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Key To My Heart

Subscribe December 11 – January 10

Seal your love this season with the Key to My Heart Paper Pumpkin Kit! This month’s kit represents the tradition of locking a padlock on a bridge to symbolize unbreakable love. It comes with everything you need to make 9 darling love-themed cards—3 each of 3 designs. So, no matter who your dance partner or dinner date is, you can make something heartfelt for them this season.  

Plus, this month there is a special add-on! The add-on is a heart-shaped treat box. These Heart Boxes are easy to put together and will take your crafting even further. Add-ons are live during the subscription period but are only available while supplies. Act quick, and don’t miss out on these Heart Boxes filled with love! 

This kit includes:

  • This month’s kit includes everything you need to create 9 love-themed cards—3 each of 3 designs. It has coordinating envelopes, special padlock and key die cuts, adhesives, Vellum, and more!
  • This month’s kit has a unique love-theme photopolymer stamp set! With special sentiments and images that represent the tradition of locking padlocks on a bridge, there are so many ways for you to express your devoted love.
  • The Key to My Heart Paper Pumpkin Kit also comes with a Fresh Freesia Classic Stampin’ Spot.
  • This kit also has a special add-on to take your crafting even further!
  • Finished card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm)
  • Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Calypso Coral, Fresh Freesia, Mango Melody, Petal Pink. The designs are accented with gold foil. 

Subscribe to the January Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 December 2022 and 10 January 2023 by clicking here!

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

ADD-ON

Heart Boxes Add-On

Add-on number: 162417 Available starting: 11 December Price: $11.00 USD

The add-on includes:

  • 10 treat boxes
  • Key and label stickers
  • Box size: 3″ x 4″ (7.6 x 10.2 cm)
  • Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Petal Pink with gold foil

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 3″ X 3″ (artwork), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Balmy Blue Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored & folded at 5 1/2″)
  • Night of Navy Cardstock 3 1/8″ X 3 1/8″ (artwork mat), 1/2″ X 3 1/2″ (sentiment), 2 – 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (card front & inner liner mats)
  • Dandy Designs Sale-a-bration Designer Series Paper 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front), 1/2″ x 4″ (inner liner strip), 2 1/4″ x 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Desert Details for The Card Concepts

Good Wednesday morning my stamping friends. I hope everyone’s week is going well. We’re halfway through and on our way to the weekend.

It’s time for an inspiration challenge from The Card Concepts. The inspiration photo #186 is Holiday Gatherings.  Here is my card that was inspired from the challenge photo.

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I used the Stampin’ Up! Desert Details Bundle along with the Delicate Desert Designer Series Paper for my card today. I was inspired by the colors for my clean & layered card.

I hope you will take a moment to visit The Card Concepts and join us for our challenge #186.  How are you inspired by the photos?

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I started by adhering a panel of Delicate Desert DSP to a Cajun Craze card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I cut a panel of Evening Evergreen cardstock into a banner using my Paper Snips. I adhered the banner to the card front using Stampin’ Seal.

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I embossed a panel of Basic White cardstock using the Painted Texture 3D Embossing Folder. I adhered the panel to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered a panel of Dry Brushed Metallic Specialty Designer Series Paper across the layers using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

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On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the large flower image from the Stampin’ Up! Desert Details Cling Stamp Set in Cajun Craze Ink, stamping off once on scrap paper. I stamped the sentiment from the Desert Details stamp set in Evening Evergreen Ink over the flower image. I cut the image out using the Desert Details Dies. Using the Desert Details Dies, I cut 2 of the aloe die from a panel of Evening Evergreen cardstock. I adhered the aloe to the card front using Glue Dots. I adhered the flower over the aloe using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Gold Faceted Gems to the card front.

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On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Desert Details stamp set in Evening Evergreen Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the small flower image from the Desert Details stamp set on either side of the sentiment in Cajun Craze Ink, stamping off once on scrap paper. I adhered a strip of Delicate Desert DSP on the bottom of the panel. I adhered the Basic White panel to an Evening Evergreen mat then to the inside of the Cajun Craze card base.

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To complete my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the large flower image from the Desert Details stamp set on the envelope front in Cajun Craze Ink, stamping off once on scrap paper. I stamped the sentiment from the Desert Details stamp set in Evening Evergreen Ink over the flower image. I adhered a panel of Delicate Desert DSP to the envelope flap.

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

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If you need any stamping supplies, I’d love to be your Demonstrator. Just click HERE to go directly to my online store or drop me an email if you have any questions. 

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   222EBX64

Use this host code when placing an order with me. When you order $50 or greater you will receive a free gift from me! If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any 1 item valued up to $10.00 from the 2022-2023 Annual Catalog or the July – December 2022 Mini Catalog!  Unfortunately, packs of cardstock are no longer an option for a free gift. Shipping has become too expensive to ship and it’s costing me as much to ship as the cardstock costs. For any orders $50 or more I will also send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards for more details and to see what this month’s tutorials are.

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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

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

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

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

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Amazing Joining Special during Sale-a-bration starts January 5 – February 28

Starting Thursday January 5, 2023, not only does the January-April 2023 Mini Catalog go live, Sale-a-bration begins along with an amazingly awesome joining special. You get to choose what you want. All the options ship for free and include a past Paper Pumpkin Kit along with some business supplies in case you want to make this a business. There is No Obligation to sell, you do NOT have to use this as a business, you can join just to enjoy the discount for yourself. I would LOVE to have you on my team. Join as a hobby demonstrator and enjoy all the benefits of a business demonstrator.

Option #1 This exclusive Boho Blue Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine ($63 value) + Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $129.00. The Boho Blue is one of the new In-Colors coming for 2023-2025.

Option #2 The original White Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine (a $63 value), + Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $129.00

Option #3. Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $99.00.

If you have a LONG shopping list, this is a great way to get everything you always want at a discount. Enjoy at least a 20% discount on the products you purchase. Why wait, this is such an awesome deal, and it only sticks around until February 28th. Join now and start enjoying that discount right away!!! Contact me at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com and we can talk about you joining. We have people on our team from all over the United States. We get together monthly via Zoom; we have team Facebook pages where we share what we make and ask questions. This was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made, I’ve made a lot of new friends from all over.

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Last Day for the Last Chance Products

The July–December 2022 Mini Catalog will be retiring soon! It’s always bittersweet to see a classic Stampin’ Up! catalog take a trip to retirement. But, we’re looking forward to all the new products on their way—and we hope you are, too!

Stock up on your favorite products before they’re gone for good! Save up to 60% on essential craft supplies. What are you waiting for? Start shopping! After all, this selection of Last Chance Products is only available while supplies last. Click Here for a printable PDF of the Last Chance List. Get those shopping lists ready for December 1st to shop early

  • This Last Chance Products promotion typically includes a Retiring List (products that will no longer be available once the catalog retires) and a Carryover List (products that will still be available once the catalog retires).
  • Discounts are not always available with the Retiring List. When they are, they will vary from one market to another depending on product performance.
  • All products are available while supplies last, and there are no purchase limits.
  • Discounted items can be added to a Starter Kit and redeemed as a 50% off item or with Stampin’ Rewards.
  • Stamp Sets are not guaranteed during this promotion and are while supplies last.

SALES PERIOD

  • Starts: 1 December 2022 at 12:00 AM (MT)
  • Ends: 4 January 2023 at 11:59 PM (MT)

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Saying Thanks Kit Available Thursday January 5

We invite you to say thank you to the people who make your day, every day with Saying Thanks all-inclusive card kit! This month’s kit has everything you need to show appreciation to family and friends who light up your life! Make nine bright, colorful cards in no time to say thank you, recognize friends, and share your gratitude with a bright watercolor wash that won’t go unnoticed! You’ll never miss an opportunity to express gratitude with this colorful kit!

This kit includes: 

  • Enough supplies to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes.
  • Printed die-cut words, precut pieces, and enough adhesive to complete projects.
  • White baker’s twine and iridescent diamond sequins.
  • Finished card size: 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ (14 x 10.8 cm).
  • Coordinating colors: Basic Black, Daffodil Delight, Gorgeous Grape, Granny Apple Green, Poppy Parade, Tahitian Tide.

#162361 $13.00 USD | $18.00 CAD

Each kit comes with precut die cuts in Dutch, English, French and German

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Love Treats Kit

Get ready for the latest addition to the Kits Collection by Stampin’ Up! The Love Treats Kit comes with everything you need to make sweet, homemade crafts and spread the love this season!

This kit includes: 

  • 20 treat boxes measuring 3″ x 2″ x 15/16″ (7.6 x 5.08 x 2.3 cm)
  • One photopolymer love-themed stamp set
  • One Basic Gray Ink Spot
  • Different die-cut stickers with heart designs
  • Coordinating colors include Petal Pink and Soft Succulent
  • Building the 20 treat boxes takes less than 60 minutes to complete

161127 LOVE TREATS KIT $21 USD | $29 CAD

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Key To My Heart

Subscribe December 11 – January 10

Seal your love this season with the Key to My Heart Paper Pumpkin Kit! This month’s kit represents the tradition of locking a padlock on a bridge to symbolize unbreakable love. It comes with everything you need to make 9 darling love-themed cards—3 each of 3 designs. So, no matter who your dance partner or dinner date is, you can make something heartfelt for them this season.  

Plus, this month there is a special add-on! The add-on is a heart-shaped treat box. These Heart Boxes are easy to put together and will take your crafting even further. Add-ons are live during the subscription period but are only available while supplies. Act quick, and don’t miss out on these Heart Boxes filled with love! 

This kit includes:

  • This month’s kit includes everything you need to create 9 love-themed cards—3 each of 3 designs. It has coordinating envelopes, special padlock and key die cuts, adhesives, Vellum, and more!
  • This month’s kit has a unique love-theme photopolymer stamp set! With special sentiments and images that represent the tradition of locking padlocks on a bridge, there are so many ways for you to express your devoted love.
  • The Key to My Heart Paper Pumpkin Kit also comes with a Fresh Freesia Classic Stampin’ Spot.
  • This kit also has a special add-on to take your crafting even further!
  • Finished card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm)
  • Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Calypso Coral, Fresh Freesia, Mango Melody, Petal Pink. The designs are accented with gold foil. 

Subscribe to the January Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 December 2022 and 10 January 2023 by clicking here!

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

ADD-ON

Heart Boxes Add-On

Add-on number: 162417 Available starting: 11 December Price: $11.00 USD

The add-on includes:

  • 10 treat boxes
  • Key and label stickers
  • Box size: 3″ x 4″ (7.6 x 10.2 cm)
  • Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Petal Pink with gold foil

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 3″ X 3 1/4″ (embossed panel), 2 1/2″ X 4″ (flower), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Cajun Craze Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Evening Evergreen Cardstock 1 3/4″ X 4 1/2″ (banner), 3″ x 3 1/4″ (aloe dies), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Delicate Desert Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 1/2″ X 4″ (inner liner strip), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)
  • Dry Brushed Metallic Specialty Designer Series Paper 1 1/2″ X 4 1/4″ (card front panel)

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Stampin’ Up! Quiet Meadow Peek Through

Good Tuesday morning my stamping friends. How has everyone’s week started off? Did anyone have off yesterday for New Year’s? Yesterday was my 1st of the month, I had bills to get out even though there was no mail.

My upline Jaimie is doing a fun challenge for the month of January. Each week she’s giving us a sketch and we can use it as a base to create a card with it. Here’s my card today using her sketch.

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I used the Stampin’ Up! Quiet Meadow Cling Stamp Set along with the Tea Boutique 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper for my card today.

This was our sketch to work with.

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I started by adhering a small panel of Tea Boutique DSP to a Crumb Cake Mat using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered a larger panel of Tea Boutique DSP to a Basic White mat using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the layered panel to the Crumb Cake card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. Using my Layering Circles Dies, I cut a circle out of the small, layered panel and the same size circle out of the card front panel.

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I adhered the small, layered panel to the card front, lining up the die cut circles, using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

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On a strip of Basic Whtie cardstock, I stamped the sentiment from the Quiet Meadow stamp set in Crumb Cake Ink. I adhered the sentiment to the card front using a Stampin’ Dimensional and Glue Dot. I added a few Rhinestones Basic Jewels to the card front.

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On the inside I stamped the flower image from the Quiet Meadow stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink across a Basic White panel so it would peek through the cut circle. I colored the image using my Crumb Cake, Parakeet Party and Sweet Sorbet Stampin’ Blends Markers. I stamped the small flower from the Quiet Meadow stamp set in Crushed Curry Ink around the flower. I stamped the splatter image and sentiment from the Quiet Meadow stamp set in Crumb Cake Ink. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Sweet Sorbet mat then to the inside of the Crumb Cake card base.

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To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the flower image from the Quiet Meadow stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the envelope front. I colored the image the same as for the card. I stamped the small flower image from the Quiet Meadow stamp set in Crushed Curry Ink and the splatter image in Crumb Cake Ink around the flower image.. I adhered a panel of Tea Boutique DSP to the envelope flap.

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

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If you need any stamping supplies, I’d love to be your Demonstrator. Just click HERE to go directly to my online store or drop me an email if you have any questions. 

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   222EBX64

Use this host code when placing an order with me. When you order $50 or greater you will receive a free gift from me! If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any 1 item valued up to $10.00 from the 2022-2023 Annual Catalog or the July – December 2022 Mini Catalog!  Unfortunately, packs of cardstock are no longer an option for a free gift. Shipping has become too expensive to ship and it’s costing me as much to ship as the cardstock costs. For any orders $50 or more I will also send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards for more details and to see what this month’s tutorials are.

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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

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

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

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

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Amazing Joining Special during Sale-a-bration starts January 5 – February 28

Starting Thursday January 5, 2023, not only does the January-April 2023 Mini Catalog go live, Sale-a-bration begins along with an amazingly awesome joining special. You get to choose what you want. All the options ship for free and include a past Paper Pumpkin Kit along with some business supplies in case you want to make this a business. There is No Obligation to sell, you do NOT have to use this as a business, you can join just to enjoy the discount for yourself. I would LOVE to have you on my team. Join as a hobby demonstrator and enjoy all the benefits of a business demonstrator.

Option #1 This exclusive Boho Blue Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine ($63 value) + Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $129.00. The Boho Blue is one of the new In-Colors coming for 2023-2025.

Option #2 The original White Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine (a $63 value), + Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $129.00

Option #3. Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $99.00.

If you have a LONG shopping list, this is a great way to get everything you always want at a discount. Enjoy at least a 20% discount on the products you purchase. Why wait, this is such an awesome deal, and it only sticks around until February 28th. Join now and start enjoying that discount right away!!! Contact me at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com and we can talk about you joining. We have people on our team from all over the United States. We get together monthly via Zoom; we have team Facebook pages where we share what we make and ask questions. This was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made, I’ve made a lot of new friends from all over.

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Last Chance Products Going on Now through January 4, 2023

The July–December 2022 Mini Catalog will be retiring soon! It’s always bittersweet to see a classic Stampin’ Up! catalog take a trip to retirement. But, we’re looking forward to all the new products on their way—and we hope you are, too!

Stock up on your favorite products before they’re gone for good! Save up to 60% on essential craft supplies. What are you waiting for? Start shopping! After all, this selection of Last Chance Products is only available while supplies last. Click Here for a printable PDF of the Last Chance List. Get those shopping lists ready for December 1st to shop early

  • This Last Chance Products promotion typically includes a Retiring List (products that will no longer be available once the catalog retires) and a Carryover List (products that will still be available once the catalog retires).
  • Discounts are not always available with the Retiring List. When they are, they will vary from one market to another depending on product performance.
  • All products are available while supplies last, and there are no purchase limits.
  • Discounted items can be added to a Starter Kit and redeemed as a 50% off item or with Stampin’ Rewards.
  • Stamp Sets are not guaranteed during this promotion and are while supplies last.

SALES PERIOD

  • Starts: 1 December 2022 at 12:00 AM (MT)
  • Ends: 4 January 2023 at 11:59 PM (MT)

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Love Treats Kit

Get ready for the latest addition to the Kits Collection by Stampin’ Up! The Love Treats Kit comes with everything you need to make sweet, homemade crafts and spread the love this season!

This kit includes: 

  • 20 treat boxes measuring 3″ x 2″ x 15/16″ (7.6 x 5.08 x 2.3 cm)
  • One photopolymer love-themed stamp set
  • One Basic Gray Ink Spot
  • Different die-cut stickers with heart designs
  • Coordinating colors include Petal Pink and Soft Succulent
  • Building the 20 treat boxes takes less than 60 minutes to complete

161127 LOVE TREATS KIT $21 USD | $29 CAD

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Key To My Heart

Subscribe December 11 – January 10

Seal your love this season with the Key to My Heart Paper Pumpkin Kit! This month’s kit represents the tradition of locking a padlock on a bridge to symbolize unbreakable love. It comes with everything you need to make 9 darling love-themed cards—3 each of 3 designs. So, no matter who your dance partner or dinner date is, you can make something heartfelt for them this season.  

Plus, this month there is a special add-on! The add-on is a heart-shaped treat box. These Heart Boxes are easy to put together and will take your crafting even further. Add-ons are live during the subscription period but are only available while supplies. Act quick, and don’t miss out on these Heart Boxes filled with love! 

This kit includes:

  • This month’s kit includes everything you need to create 9 love-themed cards—3 each of 3 designs. It has coordinating envelopes, special padlock and key die cuts, adhesives, Vellum, and more!
  • This month’s kit has a unique love-theme photopolymer stamp set! With special sentiments and images that represent the tradition of locking padlocks on a bridge, there are so many ways for you to express your devoted love.
  • The Key to My Heart Paper Pumpkin Kit also comes with a Fresh Freesia Classic Stampin’ Spot.
  • This kit also has a special add-on to take your crafting even further!
  • Finished card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm)
  • Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Calypso Coral, Fresh Freesia, Mango Melody, Petal Pink. The designs are accented with gold foil. 

Subscribe to the January Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 December 2022 and 10 January 2023 by clicking here!

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

ADD-ON

Heart Boxes Add-On

Add-on number: 162417 Available starting: 11 December Price: $11.00 USD

The add-on includes:

  • 10 treat boxes
  • Key and label stickers
  • Box size: 3″ x 4″ (7.6 x 10.2 cm)
  • Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Petal Pink with gold foil

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 2 – 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front mat & inner liner), 1/2″ X 2 1/2″ (sentiment)
  • Crumb Cake Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored & folded at 5 1/2″), 3 1/8″ X 3 1/8″ (dsp mat)
  • Sweet Sorbet Cardstock 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (iner liner mat)
  • Tea Boutique 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 3″ X 3″ (card front panel), 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Country Bouquet Thanks

Good Wednesday morning my stamping friends. We’re halfway through the week and on our way to a New Year!!! Is anyone making plans yet?

I played with some new products for today’s card. They will be available in just over a week, 8 days to be exact but who’s counting. Here’s my card for today.

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I used the Stampin’ Up! Country Bouquet Bundle and the Stampin’ Up! Kind & Sincere Cling Stamp Set along with the Country Flora Lane Designer Series Paper and the Country Gingham 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper for my card today. All products these products will be available starting January 5, 2023, from the January-April 2023 Mini Catalog.

My design is from Try Stamping On Tuesday Challenge #586.

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I started by adhering a panel of Country Gingham DSP to a Mint Macaron card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered a panel of Country Flora Lane DSP to a Sweet Sorbet mat. I adhered the layered panel to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

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On a strip of Basic White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Country Bouquet Photopolymer Stamp Set in Sweet Sorbet Ink. I cut the sentiment out using the largest narrow banner die from the Stylish Shaped Dies. I adhered the sentiment to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

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On a panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the heart outline image from the Country Bouquet stamp set in Sweet Sorbet Ink. I stamped the double heart image from the Country Bouquet stamp set in Petal Pink Ink over the outline image. I cut the hearts out using the Country Bouquet Punch. I adhered the hearts to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I added a few Pastel Adhesive-Backed Sequins to the card front.

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On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Kind & Sincere stamp set in Sweet Sorbet Ink on a panel of Basic White cardstock. I adhered a strip of Country Flora Lane DSP to the bottom of the panel. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Petal Pink mat then to the inside of the Mint Macaron card base.

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To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I adhered a strip of Country Gingham DSP to the envelope front and a panel of Country Flora Lane DSP to the envelope flap.

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Thank you for stopping by my blog today. I hope you like the card, and this suite of products is on your shopping list. Happy Stamping!!

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If you need any stamping supplies, I’d love to be your Demonstrator. Just click HERE to go directly to my online store or drop me an email if you have any questions. 

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   7PTW7A3H

Use this host code when placing an order with me. When you order $50 or greater you will receive a free gift from me! If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any 1 item valued up to $10.00 from the 2022-2023 Annual Catalog or the July – December 2022 Mini Catalog!  Unfortunately packs of cardstock are no longer an option for a free gift. Shipping has become too expensive to ship and it’s costing me as much to ship as the cardstock costs. For any orders $50 or more I will also send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards for more details and to see what this month’s tutorials are.

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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

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

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

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

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January – April 2023 Mini Catalog Designer Series Paper Share

If you are a customer of mine, you should have received your catalogs. If you are not a customer yet and would like to be, please send me an email with your name and address stating that you would like a copy of the new January-April 2023 Mini Catalog.

I’m offering a Designer Series Paper share from the January-April 2023 Mini Catalog, and I’d love to have you join!!  I’m placing my share order early on January 5 and I’m going to use the expedited shipping option so I should be able to have the shares cut, bundled and back out to you during the week of January 9.

How shares work:  I order full packs of all of the Designer Series Papers listed below, I cut them into 6″ x 6″ pieces (or 6″ x 12″ pieces for double shares) and give you one panel of each design from each pack on the list.  I pack up the paper in a cellophane bag and mail it back out to you just as quickly as I can!  Shares give you a good working sample of all of the papers so that you can decide which ones to order in full packs! Designer Series Paper Shares Do Not earn my Creative Stamping Designs Rewards.

Here are the Designer Series Paper Shares that I am offering from the new Mini Catalog:

New Designer Series Paper Share – $27.00 plus $8.00 for Priority Mail shipping

You will receive one 6×6 sheet of each design from the following DSP and specialty paper packs (the number behind the name indicates how many 6×6 sheets of that paper pack you will receive):

  • By The Bay 6″ x 6″ Specialty – 12
  • Country Floral – 6
  • Country Gingham 6″ x 6″ – 6
  • Delicate Desert – 6
  • Dry Brush Metallic – 2
  • Enjoy The Journey – 6
  • Fancy Flora 6″ x 6″ – 12
  • Fine Shimmer – 3
  • Like An Animal Specialty – 6
  • Rain Or Shine Specialty – 6
  • Ready To Ride Specialty – 6
  • Regency Park 6″ x 6″ – 12
  • Textured Shimmer – 3
  • Vellum Basics Specialty – 3

In all, you’ll receive 89 – 6” x 6” sheets of designer or speciality paper!

Double DSP Share – $54.00 + $8.00 Shipping by Priority Mail – I’ll cut the designer paper sheets into 6×12 so that you’ll be able to get three A2 size card fronts from each sheet (except for the By The Bay, Country Gingham, Fancy Flora and Regency Park, you’ll get double sheets of those since they’re already precut).

FREE Gift From Me! – As a bonus for joining my share, you’ll also get a sampler of the Sale-a-bration Designer Series Paper Packs!  I’ll send each participant in my share a sampler of papers from the Dainty Flowers, Day At The Farm, Favored Flowers and Dandy Designs Sale-a-bration DSP packs!

Anyone is welcome to join in my share (please note, I can only ship to addresses within the US).  If you’d like to join, email the following information to creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com.

  • Your first and last name
  • Your address for Paper Shares to be shipped to
  • The email address that is connected to your Paypal account. I only accept Paypal for payment unless you are a customer of mine.  If you are a customer, I will accept payment by check.  ***You do not need to have a Paypal account to pay the invoice, you can choose to pay by credit card without having a Paypal account.

Deadline to sign up for my share is Monday, January 2.

Let me know if you have any questions.

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Last Chance Going on Now – January 4, 2023

The July–December 2022 Mini Catalog will be retiring soon! It’s always bittersweet to see a classic Stampin’ Up! catalog take a trip to retirement. But, we’re looking forward to all the new products on their way—and we hope you are, too!

Stock up on your favorite products before they’re gone for good! Save up to 60% on essential craft supplies. What are you waiting for? Start shopping! After all, this selection of Last Chance Products is only available while supplies last. Click Here for a printable PDF of the Last Chance List. Get those shopping lists ready for December 1st to shop early

  • This Last Chance Products promotion typically includes a Retiring List (products that will no longer be available once the catalog retires) and a Carryover List (products that will still be available once the catalog retires).
  • Discounts are not always available with the Retiring List. When they are, they will vary from one market to another depending on product performance.
  • All products are available while supplies last, and there are no purchase limits.
  • Discounted items can be added to a Starter Kit and redeemed as a 50% off item or with Stampin’ Rewards.
  • Stamp Sets are not guaranteed during this promotion and are while supplies last.

SALES PERIOD

  • Starts: 1 December 2022 at 12:00 AM (MT)
  • Ends: 4 January 2023 at 11:59 PM (MT)

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Love Treats Kit

Get ready for the latest addition to the Kits Collection by Stampin’ Up! The Love Treats Kit comes with everything you need to make sweet, homemade crafts and spread the love this season!

This kit includes: 

  • 20 treat boxes measuring 3″ x 2″ x 15/16″ (7.6 x 5.08 x 2.3 cm)
  • One photopolymer love-themed stamp set
  • One Basic Gray Ink Spot
  • Different die-cut stickers with heart designs
  • Coordinating colors include Petal Pink and Soft Succulent
  • Building the 20 treat boxes takes less than 60 minutes to complete

161127 LOVE TREATS KIT $21 USD | $29 CAD

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Key To My Heart

Subscribe December 11 – January 10

Seal your love this season with the Key to My Heart Paper Pumpkin Kit! This month’s kit represents the tradition of locking a padlock on a bridge to symbolize unbreakable love. It comes with everything you need to make 9 darling love-themed cards—3 each of 3 designs. So, no matter who your dance partner or dinner date is, you can make something heartfelt for them this season.  

Plus, this month there is a special add-on! The add-on is a heart-shaped treat box. These Heart Boxes are easy to put together and will take your crafting even further. Add-ons are live during the subscription period but are only available while supplies. Act quick, and don’t miss out on these Heart Boxes filled with love! 

This kit includes:

  • This month’s kit includes everything you need to create 9 love-themed cards—3 each of 3 designs. It has coordinating envelopes, special padlock and key die cuts, adhesives, Vellum, and more!
  • This month’s kit has a unique love-theme photopolymer stamp set! With special sentiments and images that represent the tradition of locking padlocks on a bridge, there are so many ways for you to express your devoted love.
  • The Key to My Heart Paper Pumpkin Kit also comes with a Fresh Freesia Classic Stampin’ Spot.
  • This kit also has a special add-on to take your crafting even further!
  • Finished card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm)
  • Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Calypso Coral, Fresh Freesia, Mango Melody, Petal Pink. The designs are accented with gold foil. 

Subscribe to the January Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 December 2022 and 10 January 2023 by clicking here!

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

ADD-ON

Heart Boxes Add-On

Add-on number: 162417 Available starting: 11 December Price: $11.00 USD

The add-on includes:

  • 10 treat boxes
  • Key and label stickers
  • Box size: 3″ x 4″ (7.6 x 10.2 cm)
  • Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Petal Pink with gold foil

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 2 1/4″ X 3″ (hearts), 3/4″ X 3 1/4″ (sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Mint Macaron Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored & folded at 5 1/2″)
  • Petal Pink Cardstock 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Sweet Sorbet Cardstock 3 3/4″ x 2 1/2″ (artwork mat)
  • Country Flora Lane Designer Series Paper 3 5/8″ X 2 3/8″ (artwork), 3/4″ X 4″ (inner liner strip), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)
  • Country Gingham 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope front)

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Stampin’ Up! Cup of Tea Thank You

Good Saturday morning my stamping friends, welcome to the weekend and Merry Christmas Eve. We’re down to the final countdown till Santa arrives. I’ll be at work today waiting on those crazy people (like me) that waited till the last minute to go shopping. The good thing is, we’re closing the store at 2pm. In all the years I’ve worked here (38 to be exact) I’ve NEVER worked on Christmas Eve. I’m usually home prepping our 7 fish dinner. Things have changed a bit over the past couple years.

I have a fairly quick card for you today using items from the Annual Catalog. Here’s my card for today.

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I used the Stampin’ Up! Cup of Tea Bundle along with the Tea Boutique 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper for my card today.

My sketch is from Hand Stamped Sentiments Challenge #404.

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I started by adhering 3 panels of Tea Boutique DSP to a Garden Green card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. ON a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the teacup image from the Cup of Tea stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I stamped the lemon slice from the Cup of Tea stamp set in Daffodil Delight Ink and the sentiment in Garden Green Ink. I cut the images out using the Teacup Dies. I colored the teacup using the Fresh Freesia and Parakeet Party Stampin’ Blends Markers.

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I cut a panel of Basic White cardstock using the Deckled Rectangle Dies. I embossed the die cut panel using the Hive 3D Embossing Folder. I adhered the panel to a Garden Green mat using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I wrapped a piece of Garden Green 3/8″ Ribbon from the Real Red and Garden Green Ribbon Combo Pack, around the layered panel and tied a bow.

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I adhered a piece of White Bakers Twine from the Bakers Twine Essential Pack to the back of the teacup. I threaded it through the handle and adhered it to the back of the tag using a Glue Dot. I adhered the teacup to the layered panel using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the lemon slice using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the panel to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Glossy Dots Assortment to the card front.

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On the inside, I stamped the sentiment from the Cup of Tea stamp set in Garden Green Ink on a panel of Basic White cardstock. I stamped the teacup image from the Cup of Tea stamp set on the bottom of the panel in Tuxedo Black Ink and colored it using the Fresh Freesia and Parakeet Party Stampin’ Blends Markers. I stamped the lemon slice next to the cup in Daffodil Delight Ink. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Garden Green mat then to the inside of the Garden Green card base.

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To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the teacup image from the Cup of Tea stamp set on the envelope front in Tuxedo Black Ink. I colored the image using my Fresh Freesia and Parakeet Party Stampin’ Blends Markers. I stamped the lemon slice from the Cup of Tea stamp set next to the cup in Daffodil Delight Ink. I adhered a panel of Tea Boutique DSP to the envelope flap.

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

I hope you all have a very Merry Christmas tomorrow and are able to spend some time with family and friends.

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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:   7PTW7A3H

Use this host code when placing an order with me. When you order $50 or greater you will receive a free gift from me! If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any 1 item valued up to $10.00 from the 2022-2023 Annual Catalog or the July – December 2022 Mini Catalog!  Unfortunately packs of cardstock are no longer an option for a free gift. Shipping has become too expensive to ship and it’s costing me as much to ship as the cardstock costs. For any orders $50 or more I will also send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards for more details and to see what this month’s tutorials are.

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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

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

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

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

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January – April 2023 Mini Catalog Designer Series Paper Share

If you are a customer of mine, you should have received your catalogs. If you are not a customer yet and would like to be, please send me an email with your name and address stating that you would like a copy of the new January-April 2023 Mini Catalog.

I’m offering a Designer Series Paper share from the January-April 2023 Mini Catalog, and I’d love to have you join!!  I’m placing my share order early on January 5 and I’m going to use the expedited shipping option so I should be able to have the shares cut, bundled and back out to you during the week of January 9.

How shares work:  I order full packs of all of the Designer Series Papers listed below, I cut them into 6″ x 6″ pieces (or 6″ x 12″ pieces for double shares) and give you one panel of each design from each pack on the list.  I pack up the paper in a cellophane bag and mail it back out to you just as quickly as I can!  Shares give you a good working sample of all of the papers so that you can decide which ones to order in full packs! Designer Series Paper Shares Do Not earn my Creative Stamping Designs Rewards.

Here are the Designer Series Paper Shares that I am offering from the new Mini Catalog:

New Designer Series Paper Share – $27.00 plus $8.00 for Priority Mail shipping

You will receive one 6×6 sheet of each design from the following DSP and specialty paper packs (the number behind the name indicates how many 6×6 sheets of that paper pack you will receive):

  • By The Bay 6″ x 6″ Specialty – 12
  • Country Floral – 6
  • Country Gingham 6″ x 6″ – 6
  • Delicate Desert – 6
  • Dry Brush Metallic – 2
  • Enjoy The Journey – 6
  • Fancy Flora 6″ x 6″ – 12
  • Fine Shimmer – 3
  • Like An Animal Specialty – 6
  • Rain Or Shine Specialty – 6
  • Ready To Ride Specialty – 6
  • Regency Park 6″ x 6″ – 12
  • Textured Shimmer – 3
  • Vellum Basics Specialty – 3

In all, you’ll receive 89 – 6” x 6” sheets of designer or speciality paper!

Double DSP Share – $54.00 + $8.00 Shipping by Priority Mail – I’ll cut the designer paper sheets into 6×12 so that you’ll be able to get three A2 size card fronts from each sheet (except for the By The Bay, Country Gingham, Fancy Flora and Regency Park, you’ll get double sheets of those since they’re already precut).

FREE Gift From Me! – As a bonus for joining my share, you’ll also get a sampler of the Sale-a-bration Designer Series Paper Packs!  I’ll send each participant in my share a sampler of papers from the Dainty Flowers, Day At The Farm, Favored Flowers and Dandy Designs Sale-a-bration DSP packs!

Anyone is welcome to join in my share (please note, I can only ship to addresses within the US).  If you’d like to join, email the following information to creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com.

  • Your first and last name
  • Your address for Paper Shares to be shipped to
  • The email address that is connected to your Paypal account. I only accept Paypal for payment unless you are a customer of mine.  If you are a customer, I will accept payment by check.  ***You do not need to have a Paypal account to pay the invoice, you can choose to pay by credit card without having a Paypal account.

Deadline to sign up for my share is Monday, January 2.

Let me know if you have any questions.

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Last Chance Going on Now – January 4, 2023

The July–December 2022 Mini Catalog will be retiring soon! It’s always bittersweet to see a classic Stampin’ Up! catalog take a trip to retirement. But, we’re looking forward to all the new products on their way—and we hope you are, too!

Stock up on your favorite products before they’re gone for good! Save up to 60% on essential craft supplies. What are you waiting for? Start shopping! After all, this selection of Last Chance Products is only available while supplies last. Click Here for a printable PDF of the Last Chance List. Get those shopping lists ready for December 1st to shop early

  • This Last Chance Products promotion typically includes a Retiring List (products that will no longer be available once the catalog retires) and a Carryover List (products that will still be available once the catalog retires).
  • Discounts are not always available with the Retiring List. When they are, they will vary from one market to another depending on product performance.
  • All products are available while supplies last, and there are no purchase limits.
  • Discounted items can be added to a Starter Kit and redeemed as a 50% off item or with Stampin’ Rewards.
  • Stamp Sets are not guaranteed during this promotion and are while supplies last.

SALES PERIOD

  • Starts: 1 December 2022 at 12:00 AM (MT)
  • Ends: 4 January 2023 at 11:59 PM (MT)

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Love Treats Kit

Get ready for the latest addition to the Kits Collection by Stampin’ Up! The Love Treats Kit comes with everything you need to make sweet, homemade crafts and spread the love this season!

This kit includes: 

  • 20 treat boxes measuring 3″ x 2″ x 15/16″ (7.6 x 5.08 x 2.3 cm)
  • One photopolymer love-themed stamp set
  • One Basic Gray Ink Spot
  • Different die-cut stickers with heart designs
  • Coordinating colors include Petal Pink and Soft Succulent
  • Building the 20 treat boxes takes less than 60 minutes to complete

161127 LOVE TREATS KIT $21 USD | $29 CAD

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Key To My Heart

Subscribe December 11 – January 10

Seal your love this season with the Key to My Heart Paper Pumpkin Kit! This month’s kit represents the tradition of locking a padlock on a bridge to symbolize unbreakable love. It comes with everything you need to make 9 darling love-themed cards—3 each of 3 designs. So, no matter who your dance partner or dinner date is, you can make something heartfelt for them this season.  

Plus, this month there is a special add-on! The add-on is a heart-shaped treat box. These Heart Boxes are easy to put together and will take your crafting even further. Add-ons are live during the subscription period but are only available while supplies. Act quick, and don’t miss out on these Heart Boxes filled with love! 

This kit includes:

  • This month’s kit includes everything you need to create 9 love-themed cards—3 each of 3 designs. It has coordinating envelopes, special padlock and key die cuts, adhesives, Vellum, and more!
  • This month’s kit has a unique love-theme photopolymer stamp set! With special sentiments and images that represent the tradition of locking padlocks on a bridge, there are so many ways for you to express your devoted love.
  • The Key to My Heart Paper Pumpkin Kit also comes with a Fresh Freesia Classic Stampin’ Spot.
  • This kit also has a special add-on to take your crafting even further!
  • Finished card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm)
  • Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Calypso Coral, Fresh Freesia, Mango Melody, Petal Pink. The designs are accented with gold foil. 

Subscribe to the January Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 December 2022 and 10 January 2023 by clicking here!

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

ADD-ON

Heart Boxes Add-On

Add-on number: 162417 Available starting: 11 December Price: $11.00 USD

The add-on includes:

  • 10 treat boxes
  • Key and label stickers
  • Box size: 3″ x 4″ (7.6 x 10.2 cm)
  • Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Petal Pink with gold foil

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 3″ X 4 1/4″ (die cut panel), 2 1/2″ X 4″ (artwork), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Garden Green Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored & folded at 5 1/2″), 2 3/4″ X 4 1/8″ (die cut mat), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Tea Boutique 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 2 – 1 3/4″ X 5 1/2″ & 3/4″ x 5 1/2″ (card front panels), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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