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! Treasured Kindness for The Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Good Thursday morning my stamping friends welcome to our Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop. I hope everyone is doing well today. 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 Theme Challenge. Here is my card using this week’s Theme.

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I used the Stampin’ Up! Treasured Kindness Photopolymer Stamp Set along with the Regals 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper for my card today.

This is this week’s Theme.

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I started by adhering a panel of Blackberry Bliss Regals DSP to a Blackberry Bliss mat. I adhered the layered panel to a Basic White Thick card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

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On a panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the detailed tree trunk image from the Treasured Kindness stamp set in Early Espresso Ink. I stamped the tree trunk fill image in Early Espresso Ink, stamping off once on scrap paper. I stamped the solid leaf image from the Treasured Kindness stamp set in Pumpkin Pie Ink on the branches. I stamped the detail leaf image in Real Red Ink over the solid image. I stamped the bottom ground image in Garden Green Ink below the tree. I stamped the sun image from the Treasured Kindness stamp set in Crushed Curry Ink. I stamped the sentiment from the Treasured Kindness stamp set in Blackberry Ink on the top of the panel. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Blackberry Bliss mat.

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I adhered the matted artwork to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added an Open Leaf Trinket to the card front using a Glue Dot.

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On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Treasured Kindness stamp set in Blackberry Bliss Ink on a panel of Basic White cardstock. I stamped the tree image from the Treasured Kindness stamp set on the bottom of the panel the same as I did for the card front. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Blackberry Bliss mat then to the inside of the Basic White Thick card base.

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To complete my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the tree image from the Treasured Kindness stamp set on the envelope front the same as I did for the card. I adhered a panel of Regals 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:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Sue Prather:

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:   76V6XDMX

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!   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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Starter Kit + Promotion From Stampin’ Up! October 4-31!!

October is a fabulous time to join Stampin’ Up!  You will get even MORE FREE products in your customizable Starter Kit!  Between October 4-31, when you join, you will get $155 worth of products in your Starter Kit for only $99!!  Plus you’ll get free shipping and all the fun being a part of Stampin’ Up! and our Inkin’ Krew Team!

STARTER KIT+ PROMOTION DATES:  OCTOBER 4-31, 2022

  • When you purchase your Starter Kit, you will be able to redeem $155 of Starter Kit eligible products for just $99!!
  • You can select any eligible Stampin’ Up! products up to the stated value of $155.
  • Your Starter Kit also includes business resources like catalogs, brochures, order forms, and postcards.
  • The Starter Kit also includes a FREE past Paper Pumpkin kit!
  • In addition to the amazing added value to your Starter Kit, when you join Stampin’ Up! you get to be a part of our amazing community of crafters. Plus, you get to enjoy sharing simple and fun crafting experiences with others, early access to products, and exclusive access to training events!!
  • There is no requirement to hold events, share online or sell in any way to others.  You can join and simply get the awesome Starter Kit+ deal and then get a minimum of a 20% discount on anything that you purchase as a Demonstrator!
  • New demonstrators who submit their Independent Demonstrator Agreement (IDA) before October 4 or after October 31 will not be eligible for this offer.
  • Starter Kit + Promotion begins : October 4, 2022
  • Starter Kit + Promotion ends: October 31, 2022 @ 11:50pm MT

You can check out more information about joining our team Here and more details about the benefits of being a Demonstrator and find the link to join Here.

I’d be happy to help you and talk to you about joining. Contact me at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com and we can connect. This is such a great deal you won’t want to pass it up.

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BIRTHDAY CARD ORGANIZER KIT NOW AVAILABLE

Get ready for the latest addition to the Kits Collection by Stampin’ Up! The Birthday Card Organizer Kit has everything you need to plan ahead and never forget another birthday again! 

#161056 / $25 USD 

  • Kit includes one 8″ x 10″ (20.3 x 25.4 cm) monthly planner with space to record birthdays each month as well as a pocket sleeve to hold birthday cards.
  • Includes 12 full-size birthday cards, 6 of 2 designs, and 12 coordinating envelopes.
  • Includes Glue Dots, Stampin’ Dimensionals, Adhesive-Backed Embellishments, and Tear & Tape Adhesive
  • Includes die-cut florals and pieces ready for you to use­—no prep work required!
  • Includes sticker sentiments and die-cut labels in Dutch, English, French, and German
  • Coordinating colors: Basic Black, Evening Evergreen, Petal Pink, Sahara Sand, and Soft Succulent

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Ho Ho Ho

Subscribe September 11 – October 10

‘Tis the season to make your own Christmas cards with the Ho Ho Ho Paper Pumpkin Kit! This kit contains whimsical designs of Santa and his reindeer in a classic Christmas color palette which is sure to match various styles of holiday décor and look great on mantles everywhere. 
Each kit contains enough supplies to create 9 festive cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes. These cards are sure to bring the warm holiday spirit. 
And word from the North Pole is that this kit coordinates with next month’s Paper Pumpkin tag kit and the special add-on product! With so much coordination between products, you’ll have a breeze at creating a cohesive look for all your holiday gifting needs. Make this season the most wonderful time of the year for your loved ones—and for yourself!

This kit includes:

  • Ho Ho Ho Photopolymer Stamp Set
  • Early Espresso Classic Stampin’ Spot
  • Printed card bases
  • Printed envelopes
  • Printed die cuts
  • Die-cut labels
  • Iridescent foil die-cut snowflakes
  • Vellum
  • Vanilla expoy dots
  • Adhesive dots
  • Mini Dimensionals

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

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Bermuda Bay, Cherry Cobbler, Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Shaded Spruce, Sweet Sorbet, Very Vanilla

Subscribe to the October Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 September and 10 October at paperpumpkin.com!

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 3 3/4″ X 2 3/4″ (artwork), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Basic White Thick Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored & folded at 5 1/2″)
  • Blackberry Bliss Cardstock 3″ X 5 1/2″ (dsp mat), 4″ X 3″ (artwork mat), 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (inner lliner mat)
  • Regals 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 2 3/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front panel), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope)

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Stampin’ Up! Happiness Abounds CAS

Good Monday morning my stamping friends. I hope you have the day off and have some picnic plans or maybe just taking some time to relax. My plan was to try to get ahead at my card table today. We’ll see what happens, my husband decided to invite a bunch of people over for a barbeque which I am NOT prepared for.

I have a quick and easy card for you today that I was able to make so quickly it scared me. Here’s my card for today.

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I used the Stampin’ Up! Happiness Abounds Photopolymer Stamp Set along with the Designer Tags Dies for my card today.

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I started by stamping the sentiment from Happiness Abounds stamp set in Versamark Ink on a panel of Night of Navy cardstock. I sprinkled it with White Embossing Powder from the Basic Embossing Powders and set it using the Heat Tool.

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Using the Designer Tags Dies, I cut the flower image on the bottom of the panel. I adhered the Night of Navy panel to a Basic White Thick card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

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I cut the butterfly die from the Designer Tags Dies from a panel of 2022-2024 In-Color Glimmer Paper. I adhered the butterfly to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I tied a small bow using the Parakeet Party 1/8″ Metallic Woven Ribbon and adhered it using a Glue Dot. I added a few Rhinestones Basic Jewels by the flower and Classic Matte Dots on the butterfly.

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On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Happiness Abounds stamp set in Night of Navy Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the rose image from the Happiness Abounds stamp set in Orchid Oasis Ink on the bottom of the panel. I masked the rose using a Post-It Note, which I cut the rose out of, and stamped the leaf image from the Happiness Abounds stamp set in Parakeet Party Ink. I colored the leaves using my Parakeet Party Stampin’ Blends Markers. I colored parts of the rose using my Orchid Oasis Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered the Basic Whtie panel to a Night of Navy mat and then to the inside of the Basic White Thick card base.

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To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the rose image from the Happiness Abounds stamp set in Orchid Oasis Ink on the envelope front and flap. I masked the rose with a Post-It Note and stamped the leaf image from the Happiness Abounds around the rose in Parakeet Party Ink. I colored part of the rose and the leaves in using my Orchid Oasis and Parakeet Party Stampin’ Blends Markers.

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   CD74ZSKH

Use this host code when placing an order with me. When you order $50 or greater you will receive a free gift from me! If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any 1 item valued up to $10.00 from the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog or the January – June 2022 Mini Catalog!   For any orders $50 or more I will also send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards for more details and to see what this month’s tutorials are.

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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September 1 – September 30!!!

Every week in the month of September Stampin’ Up! will be offering a selection of discounted products. Discounts and product selection will vary from week to week.

Head over to my Online Store Here to see the Weekly Deals for this week.

  • New products added each week on 1, 8, 15, and 22 September.
  • Week 1: Sept 1−7, Week 2: Sept 8−14, Week 3: Sept 15−21, Week 4: Sept 22−28
  • Promotion ends 28 September.
  • Product options and discounts vary based on inventory availability.
  • All order types qualify for this promotion
  • Discounted items can be added to a Starter Kit.
  • Get the most up-to-date product information on the online store beginning 1 September.

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Available Now!!

Some things are great on their own but become epic when they are paired with something else: cereal and milk, toast and butter, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. We may be biased, but our favorite combo is our stamp sets and dies—and that’s what the Perfect Partners promotion is all about! 

We created six new dies that coordinate with stamp sets in the 2022–2023 Annual Catalog and the July–December 2022 Mini Catalog. These coordinating dies will only be available during this promotion and will not be offered in any catalog.  

These stamp sets and dies are available separately or as a bundle. By buying the bundle, you and your customers will save 10% off the retail price. 

Put these wonderful stamp sets and dies together for more papercrafting fun!

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World Card Making Day Events – Save The Date, October 1!

INKIN’ KREW WORLD CARD MAKING DAY EVENT –

9 AM ET UNTIL 9 PM ET, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1!

We’re doing it again!!  Our team will be hosting a fun all-day event on Saturday, October 1 for World Card Making Day!  Our event will feature card making presentations live on the event Facebook page as well as some fun giveaways!

Stampin’ Up! is also hosting an event online and we’re scheduling our event so that it runs before and after the Stampin’ Up! event!  Most of us will be using one of the three bundles from the Stampin’ Up! event for our projects so you will come away from the day with tons of ideas for those three bundles!

All are welcome to join us!  We’ll be setting up a Facebook page to host the event and we’ll be sharing the link to the page in late September.  Keep an eye out on my Facebook page and blog for more details!  No registration required for our group, just request to join the Facebook page when you see it in late September!  Can’t wait to stamp with you all then!!

FREE VIRTUAL, CRAFT-ALONG EVENT WITH STAMPIN’ UP!

Stampin’ Up! is also hosting a free, virtual card making event on October 1!  In just under three hours, Stampin’ Up will make three unique cards and will share the instructions with you.  Everyone is invited and welcome, and registration is not required.  Mark your calendars now!

To make the most of this experience, you can order the Cottage Rose Bundle from the 2022–2023 Annual Catalog, the Cottage Wreaths Bundle from the July–December 2022 Mini Catalog, or the Warm Welcome Bundle which you can get early from the January–June 2023 Mini Catalog!!  The bundles aren’t required to attend the event, but if you’d like to make the projects presented, you’ll want to get the bundles!

If you haven’t seen the Warm Welcome bundle yet, here it is!

When you order any bundle, you’ll get a FREE gift of Iridescent Pearl Basic Jewels! (Note that even if you order all three bundles, you’ll only receive one Iridescent Pearls gift.) 

Check out the Product Flyer with all the bundles’ ordering information. You can still attend this event without ordering the bundles, but it will be a lot more fun to craft together if you have one or more bundles! Order early to get your products in time for our World Card Making Day Creative Event.

*This date is subject to change. If you are registered for the event, we’ll automatically notify you by email as soon as it becomes available.

Click Here to go to my Online Store to order any of these awesome bundles.

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Today is the Last Day for New Jersey’s Back To School Sales Tax Holiday Be sure to check the list.

The good news is that some items in the Stampin’ Up! Catalogs qualify for the sales tax holidays!  The list of sales tax holidays by state and items in that state that qualify Here on a printable PDF. Check it out to see when your state has the Sales Tax Holiday.

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Spooky Treats

Subscribe August 11 – September 10

Get your Halloween crafting on with the Spooky Treats Paper Pumpkin Kit. This month’s kit includes everything you need to make 18 absolutely adorable (and just the right amount of spooky) treat boxes—that’s 6 each of 3 unique designs! No need to let the season creep up on you; subscribe and order your kit today.


Plus, we’re putting the TREAT in trick-or-treat with a special GIVEAWAY on social media starting 5 September at 9:00am (MT)! Simply follow @PaperPumpkin on Instagram or the Paper Pumpkin page on Facebook, like either post, and mention three friends in the comments for your chance to win one of two personalized JBL speakers. You’ll have to be quick because the giveaway closes 8 September at 4:00pm (MT). Don’t miss out on this fang-tastic opportunity!

This kit includes:

  • This month’s kit contains enough elements to create 18 treat boxes—6 each of 3 designs. This all-inclusive kit includes printed box bases and tops, die-cut paper pieces, adhesives, and more!
  • The Spooky Treats Paper Pumpkin Kit includes an Orchid Oasis Classic Stampin’ Spot!
  • This kit’s stamp set puts the TREAT in trick-or-treat with fun, Halloween-themed sentiments and designs. Embrace the spooky season with ghost, bat, spider, and star images.
  • This kit also includes a special peek-through box top on one of the box designs.

Finished box size: 2-1/2″ x 3″ x 1″ (6.4 x 7.6 x 2.5 cm)

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Basic Black, Gray Granite, Orchid Oasis, Fresh Freesia, Crushed Curry, Pumpkin Pie

Subscribe to the August Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 August and 10 September at paperpumpkin.com!

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Basic White Thick Cardstock 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base scored & folded at 5 1/2″)
  • Night of Navy Cardstock 3 1/4″ X 4 1/2″ (card front), 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • 2022-2024 In-Color 6 X 6 Glimmer Paper 1 1/4″ X 2″(butterfly)

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Stampin’ Up! Fond of Autumn

Good Wednesday morning my stamping friends. How is everyone’s week going? We’re halfway through the week and on our way to the weekend. A quick reminder, Sale-a-bration ends 1 week from today. I can’t believe it’s just about done. If you are planning on ordering supplies to make your holiday cards, Halloween projects, fall cards, now’s a great time to get them while you can still get free product for orders of $50 & $100.

I have a quick and easy fall card for you today where I let the DSP do all the work for me. Here’s my card for today.

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I used the Stampin’ Up! Fond Of Autumn Bundle along with the Rustic Harvest Designer Series Paper for my card today.

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I started by adhering a panel of Rustic Harvest DSP to a Basic White Thick card base. I adhered another panel of the Rustic Harvest DSP to a Basic White mat.

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I adhered the layered panel to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered a piece of White Bakers Twine from the Bakers Twine Essential Pack to the layered panel using Stampin’ Seal.

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On a panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the banner image from the Fond Of Autumn stamp set in Cajun Craze Ink. I stamped the sentiment from the Fond Of Autumn stamp set in Mossy Meadow Ink inside the banner. I cut the banner out using my Autumn Bouquet Dies. I adhered the banner to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Mossy Meadow Solid Faceted Gems to the card front.

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On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Fond of Autumn stamp set in Mossy Meadow Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the acorn and leaf images from the Fond of Autumn stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink next to the sentiment. I colored the acorn using my Crumb Cake Stampin’ Blends Markers. I colored the leaves using my Crushed Curry Watercolor Pencil from the Watercolor Pencils Assortment #2. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Mossy Meadow mat and then to the inside of the Basic White Thick card base.

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To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the acorn and leaf images from the Fond of Autumn stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the envelope front. I colored the acorn using my Crumb Cake Stampin’ Blends Markers and the leaves using my Watercolor Pencils. I adhered a panel of Rustic Harvest 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:   QY4S2TZX

Use this host code when placing an order with me. When you order $50 or greater you will receive a free gift from me! If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any 1 item valued up to $10.00 from the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog or the January – June 2022 Mini Catalog!   For any orders $50 or more I will also send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards for more details and to see what this month’s tutorials are.

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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Coming Soon!!! Starting September 1, 2022

Some things are great on their own but become epic when they are paired with something else: cereal and milk, toast and butter, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. We may be biased, but our favorite combo is our stamp sets and dies—and that’s what the Perfect Partners promotion is all about! 

We created six new dies that coordinate with stamp sets in the 2022–2023 Annual Catalog and the July–December 2022 Mini Catalog. These coordinating dies will only be available during this promotion and will not be offered in any catalog.  

These stamp sets and dies are available separately or as a bundle. By buying the bundle, you and your customers will save 10% off the retail price. 

Put these wonderful stamp sets and dies together for more papercrafting fun!

Interested in Being Able to Order Them Now? Join My Team!!

Being a demonstrator, you are able to order products ahead of customers. You get to attend the Stampin’ Up! events and be a part of an awesome team and community. There is no obligation to sell or blog, you can join as a Hobby Demonstrator just to enjoy the discount. For just $99 you get to pick $125 in product of your choice. Stampin’ Up! includes a past Paper Pumpkin Kit along with some business items in case you want to make it a business. This all ships for FREE. After that all your future orders you get to enjoy a 20% discount. Ask me how!!

If you join during Sale-a-bration you will receive this awesome Making Plans Collection absolutely free. It includes a July 2022-December 2023 Making Plans Planner including an 8″ X 9 1/2″ Faux Leather Carrying Case, 5 1/2″ X 8 1/2″ Planer Pages, Monthly Divider Pages and Sticker Sheets. It also includes 3 – Creative Journals that are 5 3/4″ X 8″ and a Making Plans Photopolymer Stamp Set. Contact me for more information at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com. I’d love to have you on my team. You can join as a hobby demonstrator just to enjoy the discount for yourself. No obligations to sell, hold classes or have a blog.

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New Sale-a-bration Items Added

Stampin’ Up! has added some additional items that you can earn for FREE with orders beginning at $50 during Sale-a-bration!  You can see the new items Here. There are some really great new items to pick from!  You’ll see them added to the list of options that you can pick for free with orders of $50+ as you go through the checkout process.  Let me know if you have any questions.  Happy Shopping!

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The Back To School Sales Tax Holiday is going on until September. For those of you living in Massachusetts, yours is going on now. New Jersey is from August 27th – September 5th!! Be sure to check the list.

The good news is that some items in the Stampin’ Up! Catalogs qualify for the sales tax holidays!  The list of sales tax holidays by state and items in that state that qualify Here on a printable PDF. Check it out to see when your state has the Sales Tax Holiday.

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Spooky Treats

Subscribe August 11 – September 10

Get your Halloween crafting on with the Spooky Treats Paper Pumpkin Kit. This month’s kit includes everything you need to make 18 absolutely adorable (and just the right amount of spooky) treat boxes—that’s 6 each of 3 unique designs! No need to let the season creep up on you; subscribe and order your kit today.


Plus, we’re putting the TREAT in trick-or-treat with a special GIVEAWAY on social media starting 5 September at 9:00am (MT)! Simply follow @PaperPumpkin on Instagram or the Paper Pumpkin page on Facebook, like either post, and mention three friends in the comments for your chance to win one of two personalized JBL speakers. You’ll have to be quick because the giveaway closes 8 September at 4:00pm (MT). Don’t miss out on this fang-tastic opportunity!

This kit includes:

  • This month’s kit contains enough elements to create 18 treat boxes—6 each of 3 designs. This all-inclusive kit includes printed box bases and tops, die-cut paper pieces, adhesives, and more!
  • The Spooky Treats Paper Pumpkin Kit includes an Orchid Oasis Classic Stampin’ Spot!
  • This kit’s stamp set puts the TREAT in trick-or-treat with fun, Halloween-themed sentiments and designs. Embrace the spooky season with ghost, bat, spider, and star images.
  • This kit also includes a special peek-through box top on one of the box designs.

Finished box size: 2-1/2″ x 3″ x 1″ (6.4 x 7.6 x 2.5 cm)

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Basic Black, Gray Granite, Orchid Oasis, Fresh Freesia, Crushed Curry, Pumpkin Pie

Subscribe to the August Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 August and 10 September at paperpumpkin.com!

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 3″ X 5 1/2″ (dsp mat), 1″ X 4 1/2″ (sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Basic White Thick Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Mossy Meadow Cardstock 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Rustic Harvest Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 2 3/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front panel), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Apple Harvest Blossoms

Good Sunday morning my stamping friends. I hope you weekend is going as planned. I’ll be at work all day today, but when I get home, we’ll be making homemade pizza in our pizza oven. My husband is making the pizza dough this morning and my daughter will be getting all the toppings cut up and ready for tonight. We love using our pizza oven, it’s the best. The longest part is preparing the pizza to go in with my fresh basil and mozzarella. Once it’s put in the oven, it’s a matter of seconds that it’s done.

Today’s card I used some of the new dies that will be available starting September 1st. These dies are awesome. If you are interested in getting them early, I’d love to talk with you. Here’s my card for today.

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I used the Stampin’ Up! Apple Harvest Cling Stamp Set along with the Gingham Cottage Designer Series Paper and the new Apple Blossoms Dies (available Sept 1) for my card today.

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I started by adhering a panel of Gingham Cottage DSP to a So Saffron card base. I embossed a panel of Granny Apple Green cardstock using the Stitched Greenery Dies. I adhered the panel to a So Saffron mat and then to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

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On a panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the apple image from the Apple Harvest stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I colored the image using my Granny Apple Green and Soft Suede Stampin’ Blends Markers. Using my Apple Blossoms Dies, I cut the apple and small flowers from the panel of Basic White, the flower center from a panel of Flirty Flamingo, the leave from a panel of Grany Apple Green and the branch from a panel of Soft Suede cardstock. I adhered the leaves to the branch using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the flower center to the flowers using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the flowers to the branch using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

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I adhered the branch to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the apple to the branch using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered a couple of the flowers to the bottom of the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I stamped the sentiment from the Apple Harvest stamp set on the panel of Basic White cardstock in Tuxedo Black Ink and cut it out using my Apple Blossoms Dies. I adhered the sentiment to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added Pearl Basic Jewels to the flower centers.

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On the inside, I stamped the sentiment from the Apple Harvest stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the apples on the branch image from the Apple Harvest stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the top of the panel. I colored the image in using my Flirty Flamingo, Granny Apple Green, So Saffron and Soft Suede Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered the Basic Whtie panel to a Granny Apple Green mat and then to the inside of the So Saffron card base.

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To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the branch with the apple image from the Apple Harvest stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the envelope front. I colored the image using my Granny Apple Green and Soft Suede Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered a panel of Gingham Cottage 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. The dies I used will be available starting September 1st – September 30th. Don’t wait to get them. They coordinate perfectly with the Apple Harvest stamp set. You will be able to purchase them as a bundle and save 10%. There are 6 new sets coming in September. 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:   QY4S2TZX

Use this host code when placing an order with me. When you order $50 or greater you will receive a free gift from me! If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any 1 item valued up to $10.00 from the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog or the January – June 2022 Mini Catalog!   For any orders $50 or more I will also send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards for more details and to see what this month’s tutorials are.

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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Coming Soon!!! Starting September 1, 2022

Some things are great on their own but become epic when they are paired with something else: cereal and milk, toast and butter, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. We may be biased, but our favorite combo is our stamp sets and dies—and that’s what the Perfect Partners promotion is all about! 

We created six new dies that coordinate with stamp sets in the 2022–2023 Annual Catalog and the July–December 2022 Mini Catalog. These coordinating dies will only be available during this promotion and will not be offered in any catalog.  

These stamp sets and dies are available separately or as a bundle. By buying the bundle, you and your customers will save 10% off the retail price. 

Put these wonderful stamp sets and dies together for more papercrafting fun!

Interested in Being Able to Order Them Now? Join My Team!!

Being a demonstrator, you are able to order products ahead of customers. You get to attend the Stampin’ Up! events and be a part of an awesome team and community. There is no obligation to sell or blog, you can join as a Hobby Demonstrator just to enjoy the discount. For just $99 you get to pick $125 in product of your choice. Stampin’ Up! includes a past Paper Pumpkin Kit along with some business items in case you want to make it a business. This all ships for FREE. After that all your future orders you get to enjoy a 20% discount. Ask me how!!

If you join during Sale-a-bration you will receive this awesome Making Plans Collection absolutely free. It includes a July 2022-December 2023 Making Plans Planner including an 8″ X 9 1/2″ Faux Leather Carrying Case, 5 1/2″ X 8 1/2″ Planer Pages, Monthly Divider Pages and Sticker Sheets. It also includes 3 – Creative Journals that are 5 3/4″ X 8″ and a Making Plans Photopolymer Stamp Set. Contact me for more information at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com. I’d love to have you on my team. You can join as a hobby demonstrator just to enjoy the discount for yourself. No obligations to sell, hold classes or have a blog.

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New Sale-a-bration Items Added

Stampin’ Up! has added some additional items that you can earn for FREE with orders beginning at $50 during Sale-a-bration!  You can see the new items Here. There are some really great new items to pick from!  You’ll see them added to the list of options that you can pick for free with orders of $50+ as you go through the checkout process.  Let me know if you have any questions.  Happy Shopping!

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The Back To School Sales Tax Holiday is going on until September. For those of you living in Massachusetts, yours is going on now. New Jersey is from August 27th – September 5th!! Be sure to check the list.

The good news is that some items in the Stampin’ Up! Catalogs qualify for the sales tax holidays!  The list of sales tax holidays by state and items in that state that qualify Here on a printable PDF. Check it out to see when your state has the Sales Tax Holiday.

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Spooky Treats

Subscribe August 11 – September 10

Get your Halloween crafting on with the Spooky Treats Paper Pumpkin Kit. This month’s kit includes everything you need to make 18 absolutely adorable (and just the right amount of spooky) treat boxes—that’s 6 each of 3 unique designs! No need to let the season creep up on you; subscribe and order your kit today.


Plus, we’re putting the TREAT in trick-or-treat with a special GIVEAWAY on social media starting 5 September at 9:00am (MT)! Simply follow @PaperPumpkin on Instagram or the Paper Pumpkin page on Facebook, like either post, and mention three friends in the comments for your chance to win one of two personalized JBL speakers. You’ll have to be quick because the giveaway closes 8 September at 4:00pm (MT). Don’t miss out on this fang-tastic opportunity!

This kit includes:

  • This month’s kit contains enough elements to create 18 treat boxes—6 each of 3 designs. This all-inclusive kit includes printed box bases and tops, die-cut paper pieces, adhesives, and more!
  • The Spooky Treats Paper Pumpkin Kit includes an Orchid Oasis Classic Stampin’ Spot!
  • This kit’s stamp set puts the TREAT in trick-or-treat with fun, Halloween-themed sentiments and designs. Embrace the spooky season with ghost, bat, spider, and star images.
  • This kit also includes a special peek-through box top on one of the box designs.

Finished box size: 2-1/2″ x 3″ x 1″ (6.4 x 7.6 x 2.5 cm)

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Basic Black, Gray Granite, Orchid Oasis, Fresh Freesia, Crushed Curry, Pumpkin Pie

Subscribe to the August Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 August and 10 September at paperpumpkin.com!

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 5 1/4″ x 3 1/4″ (apple, flowers & sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Flirty Flamingo Cardstock 1 3/4″ X 1 1/4″ (flower centers)
  • Granny Apple Green Cardstock 1 5/8″ x 5 3/8″ (stitched panel), 3 1/2″ X 2″ (leaves), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • So Saffron Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″), 1 3/4″ X 5 3/8″ (stitched panel mat)
  • Soft Suede Cardstock 2 1/2″ x 2 1/4″ (branch)
  • Gingham Cottage Designer Series Paper 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope)

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Stampin’ Up! Hello Harvest for Amy’s Inkin’ Krew Team Blog Hop

Good Tuesday morning my stamping friends. Welcome to Amy’s Inkin’ Krew Team Blog Hop. It’s the 2nd Tuesday of the month so that means Blog Hop Day!! If you are starting with me, be sure to hop around to see everyone’s beautiful projects. If you’ve hopped over from Tara’s blog, welcome to my blog and thank you for stopping by. The theme this month is “Fall Frenzy”.  We can interpret this however we want.  Here’s my card for today.

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I used the Stampin’ Up! Hello Harvest Bundle along with the Rustic Harvest Designer Series Paper for my card today.

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I started by adhering a panel of Rustic Harvest DSP to a Crushed Curry mat using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the layered panel to a Cajun Craze card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

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On a panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the pumpkin image from the Hello Harvest stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I colored the pumpkin in using my Cajun Craze and Mossy Meadow Stampin’ Blends Markers. I stamped the leaf image from the Hello Harvest stamp set in Crushed Curry Ink 6 times. I cut all the images out using the Rustic Pumpkin Dies. Using the Rustic Pumpkin Dies, I cut out 2 of the detailed pumpkins from a panel of Cajun Craze and Pumpkin Pie cardstock. I cut the pumpkin tops and vines from a panel of Mossy Meadow cardstock. I adhered the detailed pumpkin pieces and the pumpkin tops and vines together using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

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I adhered the detailed pumpkins to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the colored pumpkin on top of the detailed pumpkins using Glue Dots. I adhered the leaves under and around the pumpkins using Glue Dots. On a panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the banner image form the Hello Harvest stamp set. I colored just the banner part using my Mossy Meadow Stampin’ Write Marker. I stamped the sentiment from the Hello Harvest stamp set in Mossy Meadow Ink inside the banner. I cut the banner out using my Rustic Pumpkins Dies. I adhered the sentiment to the top of the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Brushed Metallic Adhesive-Backed Dots to the card front.

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On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Gathered Wheat Cling Stamp Set in Mossy Meadow Ink on a panel of Basic White cardstock. I stamped the pumpkin image from the Hello Harvest stamp set on the bottom of the panel in Tuxedo Black Ink. I colored the pumpkin using my Cajun Craze and Mossy Meadow Stampin’ Blends Markers. I stamped the leaf image along the bottom of the panel in Crushed Curry Ink. I adhered the Basic Whtie panel to a Crushed Curry mat and 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 pumpkin image from the Hello Harvest stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the envelope front. I colored the image using my Cajun Craze and Mossy Meadow Stampin’ Blends Markers. I stamped the leaf image from the Hello Harvest stamp set along the bottom of the envelope in Crushed Curry Ink. I adhered a panel of Rustic Harvest DSP to the envelope flap.

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Thank you for visiting by my blog today, I hope you liked my card and will give it a try. Now that you’ve seen my card, be sure to hop around to see everyone’s beautiful projects. Hit Previous to hop back to Tara’s blog or hit Next to head over to Terry Lynn’s blog. You can also click on each of the names and hop around that way. I hope you enjoy seeing everyone’s projects. Happy Hopping!!

  1. Karen Finkle:
  2. Mary Deatherage:
  3. Akiko Sudano:
  4. Carol Buckalew:
  5. Tara Carpenter:
  6. Karen Ksenzakovic: You Are Here
  7. Terry Lynn Bright:
  8. Jillian Good:
  9. Amy Koenders:

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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:   QY4S2TZX

Use this host code when placing an order with me. When you order $50 or greater you will receive a free gift from me! If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any 1 item valued up to $10.00 from the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog or the January – June 2022 Mini Catalog!   For any orders $50 or more I will also send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards for more details and to see what this month’s tutorials are.

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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New Sale-a-bration Items Added

Stampin’ Up! has added some additional items that you can earn for FREE with orders beginning at $50 during Sale-a-bration!  You can see the new items Here. There are some really great new items to pick from!  You’ll see them added to the list of options that you can pick for free with orders of $50+ as you go through the checkout process.  Let me know if you have any questions.  Happy Shopping!

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The Back To School Sales Tax Holiday is going on until August. For those of you living in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia…you’ve got sales tax holidays coming up!! Be sure to check the list.

The good news is that some items in the Stampin’ Up! Catalogs qualify for the sales tax holidays!  The list of sales tax holidays by state and items in that state that qualify Here on a printable PDF. Check it out to see when your state has the Sales Tax Holiday.

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Sweet Sunflowers

Subscribe July 11 – August 10

Here comes the sun(flower) for a crafting experience you won’t forget! The Sweet Sunflowers Paper Pumpkin Kit has so much in store—elegant watercolor designs hand-crafted by our in-house artists, TWO Classic Stampin’ Spots for a Two-Step stamping experience, and the all-new twist technique to make your floral designs come alive with depth and detail! 
And the August Paper Pumpkin Kit includes the Gold Foil Honeycomb Sheets as a FREE gift that will add the perfect golden accent to any card or project. We can’t wait to see the bee-utiful projects you’ll create! 

Item Number: 161120

This kit includes:

  • All the supplies you need to create 9 cards: 3 each of 3 designs; and coordinating envelopes.
  • An all-occasion stamp set to express words of gratitude, friendship, greetings and beautiful wildflower designed images.
  • Specialty Vellum honeycomb shape pre-cut pieces.
  • 2 Classic Stampin’ Spots (Crushed Curry and Soft Suede) for a Two-Step stamping experience with a twist!
  • Paper pieces and embellishments with watercolor designs and images.
  • Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  • FREE GIFT: 8 Gold Foil Honeycomb Sheets

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

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Blackberry Bliss, Crushed Curry, Evening Evergreen, Melon Mambo, Mossy Meadow, Night of Navy, Pumpkin Pie, Soft Suede

Subscribe to the July Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 July and 10 August at paperpumpkin.com!

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 2 – 4″ x 5 1/4″ (artwork & inner liner), 3″ X 2″ (sentiment)
  • Cajun Craze Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″), 2 1/2″ X 5″ (pumpkin)
  • Crushed Curry Cardstock 2 – 4 1/8″x 5 3/8″ (card front & inner liner mats)
  • Mossy Meadow Cardstock 2″ X 3 1/2″ (pumpkin tops and vines)
  • Pumpkin Pie Cardstock 2 1/2″ x 5″ (pumpkin)
  • Rustic Harvest Designer Series Paper 4″ x 5 1/4″ (card front). 2 1/4″ x 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Brightest Beauty CAS

Good Sunday morning my stamping friends. Hope you are all having a wonderful weekend. It’s HOT here. We’re supposed to be in the 100’s today. The ‘feel like’ temp for the past week has been over 100 every day. My son has been coming home from work exhausted. He’s a soccer coach and has been outside in the sun for the past week at camps. He brings gallons of water with him and picks up Gatorade or Powerade drinks too. The good thing about the heat we’re having, my tomatoes are ripening, I was able to have my 1st tomato sandwich of the season yesterday and it was delicious.

Today I have a really quick CAS card for you using a new set I just received from the July-December Mini Catalog. I looked over this set at first, but I have to admit, I LOVE it. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Brightest Beauty Photopolymer Stamp Set along with the Stampin’ Up! Go To Greetings Cling Stamp Set for my card today.

My colors are from Color Throwdown Challenge #702.

I got my CAS design from Freshly Made Sketches Challenge #545.

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I started by stamping the leaf image from the Brightest Beauty stamp set in Pear Pizzazz Ink on a panel of Basic White cardstock. I stamped the flower image from the Brightest Beauty stamp set in So Saffron Ink over the leaf image. I randomly stamped the geometric image from the Brightest Beauty stamp set in Pool Party Ink around the outside of the panel.

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I cut the stamped panel into 1 1/2″ strips and adhered them to a Basic White Thick card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

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On a strip of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the sentiment from the Go To Greetings in Crumb Cake Ink. I fussy cut the sentiment using my Paper Snips. I adhered the sentiment to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

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On the inside, I stamped the sentiment from the Brightest Beauty stamp set in Crumb Cake Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the floral image from the Brightest Beauty stamp set on the side of the panel in Pear Pizzazz and So Saffron Inks. I stamped the geometric image from the Brightest Beauty stamp set in Pool Party Ink on the bottom of the panel. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Pool Party mat and then to the inside of the Basic White Thick card base.

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To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the floral image from the Brightest Beauty stamp set on the envelope front in Pear Pizzazz and So Saffron Inks. I stamped the geometric design from the Brightest Beauty stamp set in Pool Party Ink on the envelope flap.

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Thank you for stopping by my blog today. I hope you liked 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:   RGVNBY93

Use this host code when placing an order with me. When you order $50 or greater you will receive a free gift from me! If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any 1 item valued up to $10.00 from the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog or the January – June 2022 Mini Catalog!   For any orders $50 or more I will also send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards for more details and to see what this month’s tutorials are.

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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The Back To School Sales Tax Holiday is going on until August. For those of you living in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia…you’ve got sales tax holidays coming up!! Florida, Mississippi and Tennessee all start next week.

The good news is that some items in the Stampin’ Up! Catalogs qualify for the sales tax holidays!  The list of sales tax holidays by state and items in that state that qualify Here on a printable PDF. Check it out to see when your state has the Sales Tax Holiday.

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Sweet Sunflowers

Subscribe July 11 – August 10

Here comes the sun(flower) for a crafting experience you won’t forget! The Sweet Sunflowers Paper Pumpkin Kit has so much in store—elegant watercolor designs hand-crafted by our in-house artists, TWO Classic Stampin’ Spots for a Two-Step stamping experience, and the all-new twist technique to make your floral designs come alive with depth and detail! 
And the August Paper Pumpkin Kit includes the Gold Foil Honeycomb Sheets as a FREE gift that will add the perfect golden accent to any card or project. We can’t wait to see the bee-utiful projects you’ll create! 

Item Number: 161120

This kit includes:

  • All the supplies you need to create 9 cards: 3 each of 3 designs; and coordinating envelopes.
  • An all-occasion stamp set to express words of gratitude, friendship, greetings and beautiful wildflower designed images.
  • Specialty Vellum honeycomb shape pre-cut pieces.
  • 2 Classic Stampin’ Spots (Crushed Curry and Soft Suede) for a Two-Step stamping experience with a twist!
  • Paper pieces and embellishments with watercolor designs and images.
  • Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  • FREE GIFT: 8 Gold Foil Honeycomb Sheets

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

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Blackberry Bliss, Crushed Curry, Evening Evergreen, Melon Mambo, Mossy Meadow, Night of Navy, Pumpkin Pie, Soft Suede

Subscribe to the July Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 July and 10 August at paperpumpkin.com!

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

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If you join during Sale-a-bration you will receive this awesome Making Plans Collection absolutely free. It includes a July 2022-December 2023 Making Plans Planner including an 8″ X 9 1/2″ Faux Leather Carrying Case, 5 1/2″ X 8 1/2″ Planer Pages, Monthly Divider Pages and Sticker Sheets. It also includes 3 – Creative Journals that are 5 3/4″ X 8″ and a Making Plans Photopolymer Stamp Set. Contact me for more information at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com. I’d love to have you on my team. You can join as a hobby demonstrator just to enjoy the discount for yourself. No obligations to sell, hold classes or have a blog.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 4 1/2″ x 3 1/4″ (artwork), 2 1/2″ X 1″ (sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Basic White Thick Cardstock 4 1/4″X 11″ (card base scored & folded at 5 1/2″)
  • Pool Party Cardstock 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)

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Stampin’ Up! Perched In A Tree

Good Monday morning my stamping friends and welcome to a new week. How was everyone’s weekend?

I played with a new set from the July-December Mini Catalog. This set I wasn’t sure about, but once I started playing with it, I really like it. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Perched In A Tree Bundle along with the Texture Chic Specialty Designer Series Paper for my card today.

I started by adhering a panel of Texture Chic DSP to a Soft Succulent card base. On a panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the branch image and sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Perched In A Tree Cling Stamp Set in Soft Suede Ink. I stamped the bird image in Tuxedo Black Ink. I colored the branch using my Crumb Cake Stampin’ Blends Markers. I colored the bird image using my Crumb Cake, Pale Papaya and Smoky Slate Stampin’ Blends Markers. I used my Stampin’ Blends Color Lifter to remove some of the Smoky Slate In from the bird.

I cut the images out using my Aspen Tree Dies and the smallest Deckled Rectangle Die for the sentiment. I cut the leaf dies from the Aspen Tree Dies from panels of Mango Melody, Petal Pink and Pool Party cardstock. I cut the detailed leaf dies from the Chic Dies from a panel of Texture Chic DSP.

I adhered the branch using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the bird on the branch using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the large leaf and the details leaves using Multipurpose Liquid Glue and the smaller leaves using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the sentiment using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Champagne Rhinestone Basic Jewels to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Perched In A Tree stamp set in Soft Suede Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the bird image from the Perched In A Tree stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the bottom of the panel. I colored the bird the same as I did for the card front. I adhered the Basic Whtie panel to a Soft Succulent mat and then to the inside of the Soft Succulent card base.

To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the bird image from the Perched In A Tree stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the envelope front. I colored the bird the same as I did for the card. I adhered a panel of Texture Chic DSP to the envelope flap.

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   RGVNBY93

Use this host code when placing an order with me. When you order $50 or greater you will receive a free gift from me! If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any 1 item valued up to $10.00 from the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog or the January – June 2022 Mini Catalog!   For any orders $50 or more I will also send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards for more details and to see what this month’s tutorials are.

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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The Back To School Sales Tax Holiday is going on until August. For those of you living in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia…you’ve got sales tax holidays coming up!! The good news is that some items in the Stampin’ Up! Catalogs qualify for the sales tax holidays!  The list of sales tax holidays by state and items in that state that qualify Here on a printable PDF. Check it out to see when your state has the Sales Tax Holiday.

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Sweet Sunflowers

Subscribe July 11 – August 10

Here comes the sun(flower) for a crafting experience you won’t forget! The Sweet Sunflowers Paper Pumpkin Kit has so much in store—elegant watercolor designs hand-crafted by our in-house artists, TWO Classic Stampin’ Spots for a Two-Step stamping experience, and the all-new twist technique to make your floral designs come alive with depth and detail! 
And the August Paper Pumpkin Kit includes the Gold Foil Honeycomb Sheets as a FREE gift that will add the perfect golden accent to any card or project. We can’t wait to see the bee-utiful projects you’ll create! 

Item Number: 161120

This kit includes:

  • All the supplies you need to create 9 cards: 3 each of 3 designs; and coordinating envelopes.
  • An all-occasion stamp set to express words of gratitude, friendship, greetings and beautiful wildflower designed images.
  • Specialty Vellum honeycomb shape pre-cut pieces.
  • 2 Classic Stampin’ Spots (Crushed Curry and Soft Suede) for a Two-Step stamping experience with a twist!
  • Paper pieces and embellishments with watercolor designs and images.
  • Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  • FREE GIFT: 8 Gold Foil Honeycomb Sheets

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

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Blackberry Bliss, Crushed Curry, Evening Evergreen, Melon Mambo, Mossy Meadow, Night of Navy, Pumpkin Pie, Soft Suede

Subscribe to the July Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 July and 10 August at paperpumpkin.com!

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

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If you join during Sale-a-bration you will receive this awesome Making Plans Collection absolutely free. It includes a July 2022-December 2023 Making Plans Planner including an 8″ X 9 1/2″ Faux Leather Carrying Case, 5 1/2″ X 8 1/2″ Planer Pages, Monthly Divider Pages and Sticker Sheets. It also includes 3 – Creative Journals that are 5 3/4″ X 8″ and a Making Plans Photopolymer Stamp Set. Contact me for more information at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com. I’d love to have you on my team. You can join as a hobby demonstrator just to enjoy the discount for yourself. No obligations to sell, hold classes or have a blog.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ (artwork & sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Mango Melody Cardstock 1 1/2″ X 1 1/2″ (leaf)
  • Petal Pink Cardstock 1 1/2″ X 1 1/2″ (leaf)
  • Pool Party Cardstock 2 1/2″ X 2 1/2″ (leaf)
  • Soft Succulent Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored & folded at 5 1/2″), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Texture Chic Specialty Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ (card front), 2″ X 2 3/4″ (detailed leaves), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Hello Harvest for The Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Good Thursday morning my stamping friends welcome to our Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop. I hope everyone is doing well today. If you are hopping over from Akiko’s blog, thank you for stopping by. This week we have a Theme Challenge. Here is my card using this week’s Theme.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Hello Harvest Bundle, along with the Stampin’ Up! Very Best Occasions Cling Stamp Set and the Rustic Harvest Designer Series Paper for my card today.

Out Theme this week is Designer Series Paper.

I started by adhering a panel of Rustic Harvest DSP to a Cajun Craze card base. I adhered a strip of the Rustic Harvest DSP to a Cajun Craze mat and then to the bottom of the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue

On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the banner from the Stampin’ Up! Hello Harvest Cling Stamp Set. I inked just the banner using my Cajun Craze Stampin’ Write Marker. I then stamped the sentiment from the Hello Harvest stamp set in Mossy Meadow Ink inside the banner. I cut the banner out using my Rustic Pumpkin Dies.

I adhered the banner to the bottom of the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Amber Gems from the Leaf Label & Amber Gems Combo Pack.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Very Best Occasions stamp set in Mossy Meadow Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the pumpkin image from the Hello Harvest stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the bottom of the panel and colored it using my Cajun Craze and Mossy meadow Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered a strip of the Rustic Harvest DSP to the bottom of the panel. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Basic Black mat and then to the inside of the Cajun Craze card base.

To complete my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the pumpkin image from the Hello Harvest stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the envelope front and colored it using my Cajun Craze and Mossy Meadow Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered a panel of Rustic Harvest DSP to the envelope flap.

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

Kristi Gray:

Sue Prather:

Karen Finkle:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic: You Are Here

Tara Carpenter:

Terry Lynn Bright:

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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:   RGVNBY93

Use this host code when placing an order with me. When you order $50 or greater you will receive a free gift from me! If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any 1 item valued up to $10.00 from the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog or the January – June 2022 Mini Catalog!   For any orders $50 or more I will also send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards for more details and to see what this month’s tutorials are.

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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Sweet Sunflowers

Subscribe July 11 – August 10

Here comes the sun(flower) for a crafting experience you won’t forget! The Sweet Sunflowers Paper Pumpkin Kit has so much in store—elegant watercolor designs hand-crafted by our in-house artists, TWO Classic Stampin’ Spots for a Two-Step stamping experience, and the all-new twist technique to make your floral designs come alive with depth and detail! 
And the August Paper Pumpkin Kit includes the Gold Foil Honeycomb Sheets as a FREE gift that will add the perfect golden accent to any card or project. We can’t wait to see the bee-utiful projects you’ll create! 

Item Number: 161120

This kit includes:

  • All the supplies you need to create 9 cards: 3 each of 3 designs; and coordinating envelopes.
  • An all-occasion stamp set to express words of gratitude, friendship, greetings and beautiful wildflower designed images.
  • Specialty Vellum honeycomb shape pre-cut pieces.
  • 2 Classic Stampin’ Spots (Crushed Curry and Soft Suede) for a Two-Step stamping experience with a twist!
  • Paper pieces and embellishments with watercolor designs and images.
  • Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  • FREE GIFT: 8 Gold Foil Honeycomb Sheets

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

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Blackberry Bliss, Crushed Curry, Evening Evergreen, Melon Mambo, Mossy Meadow, Night of Navy, Pumpkin Pie, Soft Suede

Subscribe to the July Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 July and 10 August at paperpumpkin.com!

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

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If you join during Sale-a-bration you will receive this awesome Making Plans Collection absolutely free. It includes a July 2022-December 2023 Making Plans Planner including an 8″ X 9 1/2″ Faux Leather Carrying Case, 5 1/2″ X 8 1/2″ Planer Pages, Monthly Divider Pages and Sticker Sheets. It also includes 3 – Creative Journals that are 5 3/4″ X 8″ and a Making Plans Photopolymer Stamp Set. Contact me for more information at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com. I’d love to have you on my team. You can join as a hobby demonstrator just to enjoy the discount for yourself. No obligations to sell, hold classes or have a blog.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 2″ x 4″ (sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Basic Black Cardstock 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Cajun Craze Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″), 7/8″ x 4″ (dsp strip mat)
  • Rustic Harvest Designer Series Paper 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front), 3/4″ X 4″ (card front strip), 1/2″ x 4″ (inner liner strip), 2 1/4″ x 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Lovely You for The Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Good Thursday morning my stamping friends welcome to our Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop. I hope everyone is doing well today. If you are hopping over from Karen Finkel’s blog, thank you for stopping by. This week we have a Color Challenge. Here is my card using this week’s Colors.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Lovely You Cling Stamp Set along with the Perfectly Penciled Designer Series Paper for my book fold card today.

These are our colors this week. I chose Polished Pink for my mystery color.

I started by coloring some of the flowers on a panel of the Perfectly Penciled DSP using my Polished Pink Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered the card front and strip to Polished Pink mats using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the binding side of the card front together using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a strip of Basic White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Lovely You stamp set in Versmark Ink and sprinkled it with my Black Embossing Powder. I set it using my Heat Tool. I punched the sentiment out with my Double Oval Punch. I punched out a scalloped oval from a panel of Basic Black cardstock using the Double Oval Punch. I adhered the sentiment to the scalloped oval using Stampin’ Seal.

I adhered a piece of Polished Pink 3/8″ Open Weave Ribbon to the card front with a small amount of Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the layered sentiment over the ribbon using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Polished Pink 2021-2023 In-Color Opal Rounds to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Lovely You stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on a Basic White panel. I adhered a strip of the Perfectly Penciled DSP to the side of the panel using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Polished Pink mat and then to the inside of the Basic Black card base.

To complete my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I adhered a strip of the Perfectly Penciled DSP to the envelope front and a panel to the envelope flap. I stamped the small flower from the Lovely You stamp set in Polished Pink Ink on the envelope front.

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:

Sue Prather:

Karen Finkle:

Karen Ksenzakovic: You Are Here

Tara Carpenter:

Terry Lynn Bright:

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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:   RGVNBY93

Use this host code when placing an order with me. When you order $50 or greater you will receive a free gift from me! If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any 1 item valued up to $10.00 from the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog or the January – June 2022 Mini Catalog!   For any orders $50 or more I will also send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards for more details and to see what this month’s tutorials are.

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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Sending Good Thoughts

Subscribe June 11 – July 10

“Seas” the day and set sail with across the ocean the Sending Good Thoughts Paper Pumpkin Kit! With beautifully designed nautical imagery, a fun message in a bottle motif, and sentiments that are “shore” to please, this month’s kit is full of warmth and fun.

Each kit contains enough supplies to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 daring designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes. This month’s Paper Pumpkin kit will have your loved ones feeling sand-tastic!

We also have a special game for you to play—take part in the Sea if You Know Paper Pumpkin quiz to learn more about Paper Pumpkin and this month’s kit! Plus, subscribers to the Sending Good Thoughts Paper Pumpkin Kit will be entered to win a 1-month prepaid Paper Pumpkin code!   

Play the Sea if You Know Paper Pumpkin quiz and share it with your friends! Good luck!

This kit includes:

  • Sending Good Thoughts Photopolymer Stamp Set
  • Bermuda Bay Classic Stampin’ Spot®
  • Printed dry-embossed card bases
  • Printed envelopes
  • Printed die cuts
  • Twine
  • Mini glue dots
  • Dimensionals

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

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Balmy Blue, Basic Gray, Bermuda Bay, Fresh Freesia, Pacific Point, Poppy Parade

Subscribe to the July Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 June and 10 July at paperpumpkin.com!

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

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Stampin’ Up! Buy One Get One 50% off Kits Collection Sale Ends Today June 30!

Share a Kit with a Friend with the Kits Collection BOGO 50% Off Promotion

Get ready—the Kits Collection is having a buy one, get one 50% off promotion. This is the perfect time to #ShareYourMoment and share a kit from the Kits Collection with a friend! As always, the kit selection is based on availability. You can see what’s available in the Kits Collection selection Here. Go to Shop Products and Kit Collections.

Ordering information:

  • Sale runs June 1-30, 2022.
  • All kits in the Kits Collection by Stampin’ Up! qualify for this sale.
  • Kit selection is based on availability.
  • You will need at least two kits in your cart for the discount to automatically apply to the more expensive kit (yes…the more expensive one!!) at checkout.
  • There are no order limits on this promotion.

Let me know if you have any questions.  And get ready to pick up some BOGO kits in June!

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic Black Cardstock 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/2″ & 5 1/2″), 1 1/2″ X 2 1/2″ (scalloped oval)
  • Basic White Cardstock 1 1/4″ x 2 1/4″ (sentiment), 4″ X 4 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Polished Pink Cardstock 2 – 4 1/8″ x 4 3/8″ (card front & inner liner mats), 4 1/8″ x 78″ (side panel mat)
  • Perfectly Penciled Designer Series Paper 4″ x 4 1/4″ (card front), 4″ x 3/4″ (card front panel), 4″ x 1″ (inner liner strip), 1/2″ X 6″ & 2 14″ x 6″ (envelope)

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