Stampin’ Up! Season of Thanks

Good Tuesday morning my fellow stampers.  How has everyone’s week started off?

I’ve got a fall card for you today using the Basic Pattern Decorative Masks and the sponging technique.  Here’s my card.

My colors were inspired by the Sunday Stamps Fall Harvest Challenge #215.  Here are there colors.

I started by placing one of the Basic Pattern Decorative Masks over a panel of Very Vanilla cardstock.  I sponged the middle of the mask using my Stamping Sponges with Cajun Craze Ink.  I then went around the Cajun Craze with Pumpkin Pie Ink and finished the edges with So Saffron Ink.  I wrapped a piece of the Cajun Craze Lined Thread from the Come To Gather Ribbon Combo Pack around the Very Vanilla panel.

I stamped the large leaf image from the Stampin’ Up Gather Together Photopolymer Stamp Set in Versamark Ink on a panel of So Saffron Vellum from the Perennial Essence 12″ X 12″ Vellum Cardstock.  I immediately sprinkled it with my Copper Stampin’ Emboss Powder and set it using my Heat Tool.  I cut the leaf out using the Gathered Leaves Dies.  I cut out Cajun Craze, Pumpkin Pie and So Saffron leaves using the Gathered Leaves Dies.  I cut out a Cajun Craze/Pumpkin Pie leaf using the Seasonal Layers Dies.   I arranged the leaves how I wanted them and adhered them to the card front using Glue Dots and Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added a Cajun Craze Linen Thread Bow from the Come To Gather Ribbon Combo Pack under the leaves using a Glue Dot.

I stamped the sentiment from the Gather Together stamp set in Basic Gray Ink on the bottom of the Very Vanilla panel.  I added a few silver  Metallic Pearls around the leaves.  I adhered the card front to a Basic Gray card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Gather Together stamp set in Basic Gray Ink to the center of a Very Vanilla panel.  I stamped the small leaf image from the Stampin’ Up Colorful Seasons Photopolymer Stamp Set in Cajun Craze, Pumpkin Pie and So Saffron Ink to the bottom of the panel.  I adhered the Very Vanilla panel to the inside of a Basic Gray card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Very Vanilla Envelope.  I stamped the small leaf image from the Colorful Seasons stamp set across the bottom front of the envelope in Cajun Craze, Pumpkin Pie and So Saffron Inks.   I used the Basic Pattern Decorative Masks on the envelope flap and colored it the same as I did for the card front.

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS: 3F496G6J

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

Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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CHRISTMAS IS COMING EARLY THIS YEAR

AVAILABLE NOVEMBER 1ST, THE NEW CHRISTMASTIME IS HERE SUITE

We hope you’re ready to make this holiday season magical, because the Christmastime Is Here Suite is! This exclusive, limited-time collection of festive, floral coordinating products has everything you need to share love, joy, and creativity this holiday season.

Products from the Christmastime Is Here Suite will be available while supplies last only starting November 1st, 2019

Here’s a sneak peek video of what’s included in the suite.

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic Gray Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″)
  • Cajun Craze Cardstock 3″ X 4″ (leaves)
  • Pumpkin Pie Cardstock 3″ X 4″ (leaves)
  • So Saffron Cardstock 2″ X 2″ (leaves)
  • Very Vanilla Cardstock 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • So Saffron Vellum 3″ X 3″ (large embossed leaf)

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Stampin’ Up! Gather Together Thank You Card

Good Monday morning my fellow stampers.  How was everyone’s weekend?  Did anyone get to go apple picking or pumpkin picking?  The extent of my apple picking was going to Costco.  It’s not looking too promising for me going this year.

For today, I made another thank you card.  I need to send quite a few out in the next week or so, so I figured I’d better get busy making extra.  My card design and colors were a challenge given to us by my upline.  She’s doing a weekly challenge for our group.  Here’s my card.

Here are the sketch and colors for our challenge.

I started by embossing a panel of Crumb Cake cardstock using the Layered Leaves 3D Embossing Folder.  I adhered the embossed panel to a Crumb Cake card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a panel of Shaded Spruce cardstock I stamped the large leaf image from the Stampin’ Up! Gather Together Photopolymer Stamp Set in Versamark Ink.  I immediately sprinkled it with Gold Stampin’ Emboss Powder and set it using my Heat Tool.  I cut the image out using the Gathered Leaves Dies and adhered it to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a small piece of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the larger pumpkin image from the Gather Together stamp set in Crumb Cake Ink.  I colored the pumpkin in using my Crumb Cake and Mint Macaron Stampin’ Blends Markers and cut it out using my Gathered Leaves Dies.  I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! New Wonders Cling Stamp Set in Shaded Spruce inside the pumpkin.  I adhered the pumpkin to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added 2 large and 2 small Pearl Basic Jewels that I had colored using my Dark Shaded Spruce and Dark Mint Macaron Stampin’ Blends Markers.

On the inside I stamped the smaller pumpkin image from the Gather Together stamp set in Crumb Cake Ink on the bottom of a Whisper White panel.  I masked the smaller pumpkins and stamped the larger pumpkin image from the Gather Together stamp set in Crumb Cake Ink next to them.  I colored all the pumpkins in using my Crumb Cake and Mint Macaron Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! A Big Thank You Photopolymer Stamp Set in Shaded Spruce Ink in the center of the Whisper White panel.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Shaded Spruce mat using Snail and then to the inside of the Crumb Cake card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped and colored the pumpkin images from the Gather Together stamp set on the envelope front the same as I did for the inside of the card.  I stamped the large leaf image from the Gather Together stamp set in Shaded Spruce Ink on the envelope flap.

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS: 3F496G6J

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

Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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CHRISTMAS IS COMING EARLY THIS YEAR

AVAILABLE NOVEMBER 1ST, THE NEW CHRISTMASTIME IS HERE SUITE

We hope you’re ready to make this holiday season magical, because the Christmastime Is Here Suite is! This exclusive, limited-time collection of festive, floral coordinating products has everything you need to share love, joy, and creativity this holiday season.

Products from the Christmastime Is Here Suite will be available while supplies last only starting November 1st, 2019

Here’s a sneak peek video of what’s included in the suite.

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Crumb Cake Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″), 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front)
  • Shaded Spruce Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner mat), 3 1/2″ X 3 1/2″ (leaf)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 3 3/4″ X 5″ (inner liner)

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Stampin’ Up! Painted Harvest Thank You

Good Thursday morning my fellow stampers.  We’re on the down slide to the weekend, has anyone made any plans?  I’m hoping one weekend soon I can go apple picking.  Fall seems to be in full swing here and with fall comes apple picking for me.

For today I have, what I believe to be, a real country looking thank you card.  Here’s my card.

My colors were inspired by Color Throwdown Challenge #564.  Here are their colors.

My design is from Mojo Monday Sketch #524.  Here is their sketch.

I started by stamping the 1st part of the sunflower image from the Stampin’ Up! Painted Harvest Photopolymer Stamp Set in Crushed Curry Ink.  I stamped the 2nd part of the sunflower image from the Painted Harvest stamp set in Cherry Cobbler Ink.  I stamped the inside of the sunflower in Crumb Cake Ink.  I then fussy cut the sunflower using my Paper Snips.  Using my Layering Circles Dies, I cut out the scalloped circle that fit best around my sunflower in Soft Suede cardstock.  I adhered the sunflower to the scalloped circle using Glue Dots.

I adhered 2 pieces of the gingham Regals 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper, one in Cherry Cobbler and one in Crushed Curry,  to Soft Suede mats using Snail.  I adhered the Cherry Cobbler matted DSP to a Pressed Petals Specialty Designer Series Paper card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On the top of the Crushed Curry DSP I stamped the sentiment from the Painted Harvest stamp set in Versamark Ink on an angle.  I immediately sprinkled it with my Copper Stampin’ Emboss Powder and set it using my Heat Tool.  I adhered the matted DSP to the Pressed Petals Specialty DSP card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I wrapped 2 pieces of the 1/4″ Copper Trim Ribbon around the card front and adhered it using a small amount of Snail on the back.  I adhered the card front to a Soft Suede card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I adhered the matted sunflower to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Painted Harvest stamp set in Soft Suede Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I adhered a strip of the Pressed Petals Specialty DSP to the left side of the panel using Snail.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to the inside of the Soft Suede card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the sunflower image from the Painted Harvest stamp set on the envelope front the same as I did for the card.  I adhered a panel of the Crushed Curry Gingham Regals 6 X 6 DSP to the envelope flap.

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS: 3F496G6J

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

Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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CHRISTMAS IS COMING EARLY THIS YEAR

AVAILABLE NOVEMBER 1ST, THE NEW CHRISTMASTIME IS HERE SUITE

We hope you’re ready to make this holiday season magical, because the Christmastime Is Here Suite is! This exclusive, limited-time collection of festive, floral coordinating products has everything you need to share love, joy, and creativity this holiday season.

Products from the Christmastime Is Here Suite will be available while supplies last only starting November 1st, 2019

Here’s a sneak peek video of what’s included in the suite.

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WINTER WONDERS PAPER PUMPKIN

SUBSCRIBE TO PAPER PUMPKIN BY OCTOBER 10, 2019

ONLY 1 DAY LEFT TO SUBSCRIBE!!

Paper Pumpkin wants to help you share love and joy this Christmas with a duo of delightful, special-edition kits. October’s kit includes 10 traditional cards, while November’s kit features 24 can’t-miss tags. Put them together and you have everything you need to make the season bright.

There’s something about the holidays that brings out the crafter in all of us. Even non-crafters like making simple and fun projects to celebrate the season. And since “simple and fun” is Paper Pumpkin’s middle name, we have the perfect kits for you!

In October and November we are offering back-to-back coordinating kits, one with Christmas cards, the other with Christmas tags. Both kits make it easy for you to add a handmade, personal touch to your holiday giving—without a lot of fuss. It’s Christmas made easy with Paper Pumpkin!

October Kit

Coordinating colors: Early Espresso, Pool Party, Poppy Parade, and Shaded Spruce

November Kit

Coordinating colors: Early Espresso, Pool Party, Poppy Parade, and Shaded Spruce

The October and November kits coordinate; however, each kit is all-inclusive and can stand alone.

Click Here for more information and to subscribe to Paper Pumpkin.

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Soft Suede Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″),            2 – 2″ X 4″ (DSP mats on card front), 3″ X 3″ (artwork mat)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner), 3″ X 3″ (artwork)
  • Pressed Petals Specialty Designer Series Paper 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front), 1/2″ X 5 1/4″ (strip on inner liner)
  • Regals 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 2 – 1 7/8″ X 3 7/8″ (card front), piece for envelope flap

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Stampin’ Up! Beauty and Joy For Amy’s Inkin’ Krew Blog Hop

 

Good Tuesday morning my fellow stampers and welcome to Amy’s Inkin’ Krew Team Blog Hop. It’s the 2nd Tuesday of the month and you know what that means, Blog Hop Day!!  If you are starting with me, be sure to hop around to see everyone’s awesome projects. If you’ve hopped over from Amy Koenders blog, welcome to my blog and thank you for stopping by.  The theme this month is “Giving Thanks”. We can interpret this any way that we’d like.

For today’s card I used the Stampin’ Up! Beauty & Joy Photopolymer Stamp Set to create a Thanksgiving card.  Here’s my card.

I joined in with the Inspire. Create Challenge #053.  Here is their sketch.

I also played along with Just Us Girls Word Week #508.  Here is their theme.

I started by adhering a panel of Come To Gather Designer Series Paper to a Cajun Craze card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  On a panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the flowerpot image from the Beauty & Joy stamp set in Cajun Craze Ink.  I stamped the tree trunk image from the Beauty & Joy stamp set in Early Espresso Ink above the flowerpot stamping off once.  I stamped the leaves image from the Beauty & Joy stamp set in Merry Merlot Ink on the tree trunk.  I cut the image out using the Stitched Nested Labels Dies.

I adhered the artwork to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  For the banner I had to get a little creative.  I stamped the banner from the Stampin’ Up! Toile Christmas Cling Stamp Set on a panel of Whisper White cardstock.  I used my Merry Merlot Stampin’ Write Marker to color just the banner part of the stamp in.  I then stamped the sentiment from the Beauty & Joy stamp set in Cajun Craze Ink inside the banner.  I cut the banner out using the Christmas Cardinal Dies.  I adhered the banner to the top of the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I cut out some leaves using the Nature’s Roots Dies in Merry Merlot cardstock.  I adhered 3 of the leaves under the artwork using Glue Dots.  I adhered the cluster of leaves under the sentiment using Glue Dots.  I tied a small bow using the Mossy Meadow Linen Thread that comes in the Magnolia Lane Ribbon Combo Pack, and adhered it to the cluster of leaves using a Glue Dot.  I added a few Rhinestone Basic Jewels to the artwork.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Stampn’ Up! A wish for Everything Cling Stamp Set in Cajun Craze Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the leaves from the Stampin’ Up! Rooted In Nature Cling Stamp Set in Merry Merlot Ink, stamping off once, around the panel.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to the inside of the Cajun Craze card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I adhered another one of the die cut leaves by the sentiment using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the tree image from the Beauty & Joy stamp set on the envelope front the same as I did for the card front.  I adhered a panel of Come To Gather 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 be sure to hit Previous to hop back to Amy Koenders blog or hit Next to head over to Mary Deatherage’s blog. You can also click on each of the names and hop around that way. Happy Hopping!!

  1. Karen Ksenzakovic – You Are Here
  2. Mary Deatherage
  3. Jaimie Babarczy
  4. Shirley Gentry
  5. Akiko Sudano
  6. Sue Prather
  7. Julie Johnston
  8. Karen Finkle
  9. Amy Koenders

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS: 3F496G6J

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

Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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CHRISTMAS IS COMING EARLY THIS YEAR

AVAILABLE NOVEMBER 1ST, THE NEW CHRISTMASTIME IS HERE SUITE

We hope you’re ready to make this holiday season magical, because the Christmastime Is Here Suite is! This exclusive, limited-time collection of festive, floral coordinating products has everything you need to share love, joy, and creativity this holiday season.

Products from the Christmastime Is Here Suite will be available while supplies last only starting November 1st, 2019

Here’s a sneak peek video of what’s included in the suite.

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WINTER WONDERS PAPER PUMPKIN

SUBSCRIBE TO PAPER PUMPKIN BY OCTOBER 10, 2019

Paper Pumpkin wants to help you share love and joy this Christmas with a duo of delightful, special-edition kits. October’s kit includes 10 traditional cards, while November’s kit features 24 can’t-miss tags. Put them together and you have everything you need to make the season bright.

There’s something about the holidays that brings out the crafter in all of us. Even non-crafters like making simple and fun projects to celebrate the season. And since “simple and fun” is Paper Pumpkin’s middle name, we have the perfect kits for you!

In October and November we are offering back-to-back coordinating kits, one with Christmas cards, the other with Christmas tags. Both kits make it easy for you to add a handmade, personal touch to your holiday giving—without a lot of fuss. It’s Christmas made easy with Paper Pumpkin!

October Kit

Coordinating colors: Early Espresso, Pool Party, Poppy Parade, and Shaded Spruce

November Kit

Coordinating colors: Early Espresso, Pool Party, Poppy Parade, and Shaded Spruce

The October and November kits coordinate; however, each kit is all-inclusive and can stand alone.

Click Here for more information and to subscribe to Paper Pumpkin.

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Cajun Craze Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 4 1/2″ X 2 1/2″ (artwork), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Come To Gather Designer Series Paper 3 7/8″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), piece for envelope flap

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Stampin’ Up! Country Home CAS Thank You

Good Wednesday morning my fellow stampers.  We’re already half way through the week.  I finally have a day off, my 1st day off in about 3 weeks.  I’m so looking forward to spending some time at my craft table after I’m done with my errands.  I’m also going to decide if I’m going to join my team in doing a Facebook Live video this Saturday for World Card Making Day.  Part of me wants to  and the other part is so nervous.  There’s a link below to join in and watch everyone do their card making on Facebook.

For today’s card I pulled out an older set to make you a clean and simple thank you card.  I will apologize now for my photos.  For some reason Smoky Slate doesn’t photograph well.  Here’s my card.

I played along with a couple challenges today.  I joined in with the CAS Colours & Sketch Challenge #341.  Here are their colors this week.

I also joined in with Sunday Stamps Sketch Challenge #214.  Here is their sketch.

I started by stamping the pitcher image from the Stampin’ Up! Country Home Photopolymer Stamp Set in Smoky Slate Ink on a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the floral image from the Country Home stamp set in Smoky Slate Ink above the pitcher.  I colored the image in using my Mint Macaron, Rococo Rose and Smoky Slate Stampin’ Blends Markers.

I adhered the artwork to a panel of Rococo Rose 2019-2021 In-Color Designer Series Paper using Snail.  I then adhered it to the card base using Snail.

I cut out the ‘thanks’ from a scrap of Rococo Rose cardstock using the Well Written Dies.  I adhered the sentiment to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On the inside I stamped the floral image from the Country Home stamp set in Smoky Slate Ink, stamping off twice, in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the sentiment from the Country Home stamp set in Smoky Slate Ink over the floral image.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Rococo Rose mat using Snail and then to the inside of the Smoky Slate card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the floral image from the Country Home stamp set in Smoky Slate Ink on the envelope front and colored it in the same as I did for the card front.  I adhered a panel of the Rococo Rose 2019-2021 In-Colors DSP to the envelope flap.

Thank you for visiting my blog today.  I hope you liked my quick and easy card and will give it a try.

Happy Stamping!!

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS: 3F496G6J

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

Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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INKIN’ KREW WORLD CARD MAKING DAY FACEBOOK EVENT 

SATURDAY OCTOBER 5TH

Save the date!!  You’re invited to attend a fun Facebook event on Saturday, October 5 to celebrate World Card Making Day!

Our team will be hosting a Facebook event that will run from about 9:00 AM ET until 9:00 PM ET with card making presentations and giveaways going all day long!!

More details and a link to join are coming soon, but put a note on your calendar to spend the day crafting with us!  See you all then!

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CHRISTMAS IS COMING EARLY THIS YEAR

AVAILABLE NOVEMBER 1ST, THE NEW CHRISTMASTIME IS HERE SUITE

We hope you’re ready to make this holiday season magical, because the Christmastime Is Here Suite is! This exclusive, limited-time collection of festive, floral coordinating products has everything you need to share love, joy, and creativity this holiday season.

Products from the Christmastime Is Here Suite will be available while supplies last only starting November 1st, 2019

Here’s a sneak peek video of what’s included in the suite.

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WINTER WONDERS PAPER PUMPKIN

SUBSCRIBE TO PAPER PUMPKIN BY OCTOBER 10, 2019

Paper Pumpkin wants to help you share love and joy this Christmas with a duo of delightful, special-edition kits. October’s kit includes 10 traditional cards, while November’s kit features 24 can’t-miss tags. Put them together and you have everything you need to make the season bright.

There’s something about the holidays that brings out the crafter in all of us. Even non-crafters like making simple and fun projects to celebrate the season. And since “simple and fun” is Paper Pumpkin’s middle name, we have the perfect kits for you!

In October and November we are offering back-to-back coordinating kits, one with Christmas cards, the other with Christmas tags. Both kits make it easy for you to add a handmade, personal touch to your holiday giving—without a lot of fuss. It’s Christmas made easy with Paper Pumpkin!

October Kit

Coordinating colors: Early Espresso, Pool Party, Poppy Parade, and Shaded Spruce

November Kit

Coordinating colors: Early Espresso, Pool Party, Poppy Parade, and Shaded Spruce

The October and November kits coordinate; however, each kit is all-inclusive and can stand alone.

Click Here for more information and to subscribe to Paper Pumpkin.

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Rococo Rose Cardstock 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Smoky Slate Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 3 3/8″ X 2 1/2″ (artwork), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • 2019-2021 In-Color Designer Series Paper 3 1/2″ X 4″ (card front), piece for envelope flap

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Stampin’ Up! Gather Together Thanksgiving Card

Good Tuesday morning my fellow stampers and Happy October.  I can’t believe it’s October already, seams like it was just May.  How has everyone’s week started off?  Mine has started off pretty good.

For today I’ve made you a Thanksgiving card.  I don’t send out that many, just to a few special people.  Here’s my card.

My card played along with a couple challenges.  First off is The Paper Players Tic-Tac-Toe Challenge #461.  Here is their challenge.  I went diagonally from the top left to the bottom right.

Next I played along with Try Stamping On Tuesday Challenge #427.  Here is their sketch.

I started by adhering a panel of Come To Gather Designer Series Paper to a Mint Macaron card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I adhered a smaller panel of Come To Gather DSP to an Early Espresso mat using Snail and adhered it to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  On a panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the larger pumpkin image from the Stampin’ Up! Gather Together Photopolymer Stamp Set using Early Espresso Ink stamping off 3 times and cut the pumpkin out using the Gathered Leaves Dies.  I stamped the smaller pumpkin image from the Gather Together stamp set on a panel of Whisper White cardstock in Pretty Peacock Ink stamping off once and cut it out using the Gathered Leaves Dies.  I cut out 2 Mint Macaron and 2 Pretty Peacock leaves using the Gathered Leaves Dies.

I arranged the leaves on the bottom of the small DSP panel using Glue Dots.  I added a piece of the Crumb Cake 5/8″ ribbon with satin edge from the Come To Gather Ribbon  Combo Pack over the leaves and added the pumpkins on top of the ribbon using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  On a thin strip of Whisper White I stamped the sentiment from the Gather Together stamp set in Pretty Peacock Ink.  I adhered the Whisper White strip to a strip of Early Espresso cardstock using Snail and made a banner out of it.  I adhered the sentiment to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals and a Glue Dot.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Gather Together stamp set in Pretty Peacock Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the wheat image from the Gather Together stamp set in Early Espresso Ink over the sentiment stamping off 3 times.  I stamped the smaller pumpkin image from the Gather Together stamp set in Pretty Peacock Ink on the bottom of the Whisper White panel.  I masked the image and stamped the larger pumpkin image from the Gather Together stamp set in Early Espresso Ink, stamping off 3 times, over the smaller pumpkin image.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to an Early Espresso mat using Snail and adhered it to the inside of the Mint Macaron card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the smaller pumpkin image from the Gather Together stamp set in Pretty Peacock Ink on the envelope front stamping off once.  I masked the image and stamped the larger pumpkin image from the Gather Together stamp set in Early Espresso Ink over the smaller image, stamping off 3 times.  I stamped the wheat image from the Gather Together stamp set in Early Espresso Ink stamping off 3 times, twice on the bottom of the envelope front.  I adhered a panel of the Come To Gather 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 be very happy to be your Demonstrator. Just click HERE to go directly to my online store or drop me an email if you have any questions. 

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS: 3F496G6J

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

Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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INKIN’ KREW WORLD CARD MAKING DAY FACEBOOK EVENT 

SATURDAY OCTOBER 5TH

Save the date!!  You’re invited to attend a fun Facebook event on Saturday, October 5 to celebrate World Card Making Day!

Our team will be hosting a Facebook event that will run from about 9:00 AM ET until 9:00 PM ET with card making presentations and giveaways going all day long!!

More details and a link to join are coming soon, but put a note on your calendar to spend the day crafting with us!  See you all then!

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CHRISTMAS IS COMING EARLY THIS YEAR

AVAILABLE NOVEMBER 1ST, THE NEW CHRISTMASTIME IS HERE SUITE

We hope you’re ready to make this holiday season magical, because the Christmastime Is Here Suite is! This exclusive, limited-time collection of festive, floral coordinating products has everything you need to share love, joy, and creativity this holiday season.

Products from the Christmastime Is Here Suite will be available while supplies last only starting November 1st, 2019

Here’s a sneak peek video of what’s included in the suite.

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WINTER WONDERS PAPER PUMPKIN

SUBSCRIBE TO PAPER PUMPKIN BY OCTOBER 10, 2019

Paper Pumpkin wants to help you share love and joy this Christmas with a duo of delightful, special-edition kits. October’s kit includes 10 traditional cards, while November’s kit features 24 can’t-miss tags. Put them together and you have everything you need to make the season bright.

There’s something about the holidays that brings out the crafter in all of us. Even non-crafters like making simple and fun projects to celebrate the season. And since “simple and fun” is Paper Pumpkin’s middle name, we have the perfect kits for you!

In October and November we are offering back-to-back coordinating kits, one with Christmas cards, the other with Christmas tags. Both kits make it easy for you to add a handmade, personal touch to your holiday giving—without a lot of fuss. It’s Christmas made easy with Paper Pumpkin!

October Kit

Coordinating colors: Early Espresso, Pool Party, Poppy Parade, and Shaded Spruce

November Kit

Coordinating colors: Early Espresso, Pool Party, Poppy Parade, and Shaded Spruce

The October and November kits coordinate; however, each kit is all-inclusive and can stand alone.

Click Here for more information and to subscribe to Paper Pumpkin.

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Early Espresson Cardstock 4 3/8″ X 3 1/8″ (center card front mat), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat), 1/2″ X 2 1/2″ (sentiment mat)
  • Mint Macaron Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″), scraps for leaves
  • Pretty Peacock Cardstock scraps for leaves
  • Whisper White Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner), 5/16″ X 2 1/2″ (sentiment)
  • Come To Gather Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 3″ X 4 1/4″ (center card front), piece for envelope flap

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Stampin’ Up! Winter Woods Fall Thank You

Good Monday morning my fellow stampers.  I want to first start by thanking everyone for all your kind words, encouragement and sympathy cards.   I am part of one of the best communities around.  You have all helped me so much at this very sad time in my life and I will never be able to thank all of you enough.  I am truly blessed to have you!!

I have a fall thank you card for you all today.  My sketch and colors were part of my uplines challenge that she is doing for the month of October.  Here is my card

I started by adhering a panel of Pumpkin Pie Regals 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper to a Pumpkin Pie card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I adhered a small panel of Come To Gather Designer Series Paper to a Merry Merlot mat using Snail.  I adhered the matted DSP to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a small panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the tree image from the Stampin’ Up! Winter Woods Cling Stamp Set in Crumb Cake Ink.  I adhered the artwork to a Blackberry Bliss mat using Snail.  I adhered the matted artwork to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I cut out 3 leaves from the Gathered Leaves Dies, one in Blackberry Bliss, one in Merry Merlot and the last in Pumpkin Pie cardstocks.  These dies are perfect because they don’t only cut the leave out, but they emboss the vines in the leaves too.  I adhered a piece of the 5/8″ Burlap Ribbon across the artwork using Snail.  I adhered the leaves on top of the ribbon using Stampin’  Dimensionals.

On the inside I stamped the tree image from the Winter Woods stamp set in Crumb Cake Ink on either side of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Seasonal Wreath Photopolymer Stamp Set in Merry Merlot Ink in top center of the panel.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Merry Merlot mat using Snail and then to the inside of the Pumpkin Pie card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I finished my card by decorating a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the tree image from the Winter Woods stamp set in Crumb Cake Ink on the envelope front.  I adhered a panel of the Come To Gather 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 be very happy to be your Demonstrator. Just click HERE to go directly to my online store or drop me an email if you have any questions. 

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS: ADFAXYQE

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

Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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INKIN’ KREW WORLD CARD MAKING DAY FACEBOOK EVENT 

SATURDAY OCTOBER 5TH

Save the date!!  You’re invited to attend a fun Facebook event on Saturday, October 5 to celebrate World Card Making Day!

Our team will be hosting a Facebook event that will run from about 9:00 AM ET until 9:00 PM ET with card making presentations and giveaways going all day long!!

More details and a link to join are coming soon, but put a note on your calendar to spend the day crafting with us!  See you all then!

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BUY 3 GET 1 FREE DESIGNER SERIES PAPER IS BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND

SEPTEMBER 4, 2019 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30, 2019

LAST DAY TO ORDER YOUR PAPER

By popular demand, Stampin’ Up! is bringing back the Designer Series Paper Sale! During September (4TH–30TH), you can buy three packages of select Designer Series Paper, and get one FREE!

Here are the details:

  • Sale Dates:  September 4–30
    • Order Deadline:  September 30, 2019; 11:50 pm (MT)
  • Only Designer Series Papers listed in the table below qualify for this promotion. You may mix and match papers from any of the listed papers.
  • There is no limit to how many times participants can buy three packages of Designer Series Paper, and get one free during this sale.
  • In the online ordering system, when three qualifying Designer Series Paper packs are entered, a prompt to add a free Designer Series Paper will appear.
  • In the online store, if a you order four packages of the same qualifying Designer Series Paper, you will need to enter three together and then order the fourth free item separately.
  • Designer Series Paper ordered as part of a Starter Kit does not qualify for this sale.
  • Designer Series Paper ordered with Stampin’ Rewards does not qualify for this sale.

Here are the Designer Series Paper Packs included in the sale:

ITEM PAGE DESCRIPTION PRICE
149100 166 PERENNIAL ESSENCE DESIGNER SERIES PAPER $11.50
149443 166 SEE A SILHOUETTE DESIGNER SERIES PAPER $11.50
149481 167 COME SAIL AWAY DESIGNER SERIES PAPER $11.50
149484 165 MAGNOLIA LANE DESIGNER SERIES PAPER $11.50
149488 165 GARDEN LANE DESIGNER SERIES PAPER $11.50
149489 165 FOLLOW YOUR ART DESIGNER SERIES PAPER $11.50
149497 165 WOVEN THREADS DESIGNER SERIES PAPER $11.50
149589 166 DINOROAR DESIGNER SERIES PAPER $11.50
149592 166 BIRD BALLAD DESIGNER SERIES PAPER $11.50
149500 167 PRESSED PETALS SPECIALTY DESIGNER SERIES PAPER $14.50

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CHRISTMAS IS COMING EARLY THIS YEAR

AVAILABLE NOVEMBER 1ST, THE NEW CHRISTMASTIME IS HERE SUITE

We hope you’re ready to make this holiday season magical, because the Christmastime Is Here Suite is! This exclusive, limited-time collection of festive, floral coordinating products has everything you need to share love, joy, and creativity this holiday season.

Products from the Christmastime Is Here Suite will be available while supplies last only starting November 1st, 2019

Here’s a sneak peek video of what’s included in the suite.

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WINTER WONDERS PAPER PUMPKIN

SUBSCRIBE TO PAPER PUMPKIN BY OCTOBER 10, 2019

Paper Pumpkin wants to help you share love and joy this Christmas with a duo of delightful, special-edition kits. October’s kit includes 10 traditional cards, while November’s kit features 24 can’t-miss tags. Put them together and you have everything you need to make the season bright.

There’s something about the holidays that brings out the crafter in all of us. Even non-crafters like making simple and fun projects to celebrate the season. And since “simple and fun” is Paper Pumpkin’s middle name, we have the perfect kits for you!

In October and November we are offering back-to-back coordinating kits, one with Christmas cards, the other with Christmas tags. Both kits make it easy for you to add a handmade, personal touch to your holiday giving—without a lot of fuss. It’s Christmas made easy with Paper Pumpkin!

October Kit

Coordinating colors: Early Espresso, Pool Party, Poppy Parade, and Shaded Spruce

November Kit

Coordinating colors: Early Espresso, Pool Party, Poppy Parade, and Shaded Spruce

The October and November kits coordinate; however, each kit is all-inclusive and can stand alone.

Click Here for more information and to subscribe to Paper Pumpkin.

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Blackberry Bliss Cardstock 2 1/2″ X 3 1/2″ (artwork mat)
  • Merry Merlot Cardstock 1 5/8″ X 4 1/4″ (dsp mat), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Pumpkin Pie Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 2 3/8″ X 3 3/8″ (artwork), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Come to Gather Designer Series Paper 1 1/2″ X 4 1/4″ (strip on card front), piece for envelope flap
  • Regals 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front)

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