Stampin’ Up! Berry Blessings for The Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Good Thursday morning my stamping friends and welcome to our Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop. I hope everyone is doing well today and staying healthy. If you are hopping over from Akiko, thank you for stopping by my blog. This week we have a theme challenge. Be sure to take a moment to hop around to see everyone’s awesome projects. Here is my card for today.

I used the Free Stampin’ Up! Berry Blessings Bundle from the Sale-A-Bration! Catalog. This bundle is free with a qualifying order of $100. You get the stamp set and a full pack of Berry Delightful Designer Series Paper. Our challenge this week was to use anything from the Sale-A-Bration! Catalog

I started by adhering a panel of the Berry Delightful Designer Series Paper to a Pacific Point card base using Stampin’ Seal. I cut a panel of Pacific Point cardstock using the Ornate Borders Dies on both sides. I adhered a panel of Berry Delightful DSP to the center of the die cut panel using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the matted panel to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I embossed a panel of Granny Apple Green cardstock using the Painted Texture 3D Embossing Folder and adhered it to a Pacific Point mat using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the matted panel to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the outline leaf image from the Stampin’ Up! Berry Blessings Photopolymer Stamp Set in Shaded Spruce Ink. I stamped the leaf fill image in Granny Apple Green Ink over the outlined image. I stamped the blueberry outline image from the Berry Blessings stamp set in Pacific Point Ink on the leaf and the fill image in Pacific Point Ink, stamped off once, over the outline image. I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Sweet Strawberry Photopolymer Stamp Set in Pacific Point Ink above the blueberries. I cut the panel out using the Stitched Shapes Dies. I cut a scalloped square from a panel of Pacific Point cardstock using the Layering Squares Dies. I adhered the artwork to the scalloped square using Stampin’ Seal and then to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals on the top half and Glue Dots on the bottom half.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Berry Blessings stamp set in Pacific Point in the center of a Basic White panel. I stamped the outlined leaf image from the Berry Blessings stamp set in Shaded Spruce Ink on the bottom of the panel. I stamped the leaf fill image over the outlined image in Granny Apple Green Ink. I stamped the outline blueberry image from the Berry Blessings stamp set in Pacific Point Ink and the blueberry fill image in Pacific Point Ink, stamping off once, over the outlined image. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Granny Apple Green mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Pacific Point card base using Stampin’ Seal.

To complete my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the leaf and blueberry images from the Berry Blessings stamp set on the envelope front the same as I did for the card front and inner liner. I adhered a panel of Berry Delightful DSP to the envelope flap.

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

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Sue Prather:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic: You Are Here

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Bouquet of Hope

Subscribe January 11 – February 10

What is Paper Pumpkin? Paper Pumpkin is our monthly One-Stop Box™ that offers a unique variety of paper projects for subscribers of any skill level to enjoy! These thoughtfully-themed and all-inclusive craft kits encourage you to explore your creativity, try new techniques, and discover your potential in papercrafting.

Paper Pumpkin introduces you to an impressive collection of Stampin’ Up! products, from our one-of-a-kind ink pads to our eye-catching embellishments. Plus, the carefully-chosen components of each Paper Pumpkin kit highlight the unbeatable versatility and coordination our products provide! This easy and exciting way to stock up on supplies—and create small-batch projects for occasions of any kind—inspires you to continue crafting. With Paper Pumpkin, it’s simple: share what you love, and help others enjoy creativity!

The Bouquet of Hope Paper Pumpkin Kit provides enough supplies to create nine cards and coordinating envelopes. This soft, sympathetic kit includes patterned card bases, die-cut floral elements, ribbon, embellishments, and more!

The kit’s exclusive Bouquet of Hope Stamp Set features supportive sentiments centered around comfort, care, hope, and love. Such a versatile stamp set can be used throughout the year! Sadly, there is heartache in the world all around us. We all know someone who could use a heartfelt, handmade card that gives sympathy and strength during a difficult time. This kit’s cards are a must to have on-hand!

ABOUT THE FEBRUARY KIT

Details

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 designs—and coordinating envelopes. Kit includes card bases, decorative die-cut pieces, embellishments, and more.
  • Card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm)
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2″ x 5-3/4″ (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  • Coordinating colors: Basic Black, Bumblebee, Just Jade, Merry Merlot, Mossy Meadow, Rococo Rose
  • Coordinates with the Flower & Field Designer Series Paper, an exclusive Sale-A-Bration item.

Subscribe to the February 2021 Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 January and 10 February at paperpumpkin.com!

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

COORDINATING PRODUCT

155223 | Flower & Field Designer Series Paper

  • Earn this pack of paper for FREE with a purchase of $50 USD or more during Stampin’ Up!’s Sale-A-Bration promotion! 

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 2 1/2″ X 2 1/2″ (artwork), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner )
  • Granny Apple Green Cardstock 1 1/2″ X 4″ (card front panel), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″(inner liner mat)
  • Pacific Point Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″), 3″ x 5 1/4″ (card front dsp mat), 1 3/4″ X 4″ (card front embossed panel mat), 2 1/2″ X 2 1/2″ (artwork mat)
  • Berry Delightful Designer Series Paper 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front), 2″ X 5 1/4″ (card front panel), 2 1/2″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! CAS Quite Curvy Hello

Good Tuesday morning my fellow stampers. How has everyone’s week started off? It’s gotten a bit cold here and they are calling for snow a couple times this week, YAY!!! I don’t want that little stuff though, I want a storm that I have to stay home and craft all day.

Today is my last card as a guest designer for the CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge. I’ve had a lot of fun this month designing with them. I used the Stampin’ Up! Quite Curvy Bundle for my card today along with some FREE Sale-A-Bration DSP. Here’s my card for today.

Here is the sketch from CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge #404.

I started by stamping the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Quite Curvy Photopolymer Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Ink on a Basic White card front. To make sure I had it in the right place, I cut a panel of Flower & Field Designer Series Paper (FREE Sale-A-Bration item), using the Curvy Dies and set it down on the card front. I embossed the Basic White panel using the Ornate Floral 3D Embossing Folder and adhered it to a Cherry Cobbler mat using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I adhered the cut panel of DSP to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the matted panel to a So Saffron card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals. The Flower & Field Designer Series Paper is a pack of 12 X 12 DSP that is free with a qualifying order of $50.

On a scrap of Basic White cardstock I stamped the bird from the Quite Curvy stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink and colored it in using my Crumb Cake and So Saffron Stampin’ Blends Markers. I cut the bird out using the Curvy Dies and adhered it to the card front using Glue Dots.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Quite Curvy stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink in the center of a Basic White panel. I stamped the floral image from the Quite Curvy stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink below the sentiment and colored it in using my Cherry Cobbler, Granny Apple Green and So Saffron Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Cherry Cobbler mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the So Saffron card base using Stampin’ Seal.

To finish my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the floral image from the Quite Curvy stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the envelope front and colored it in using my Cherry Cobbler, Granny Apple Green and So Saffron Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered a panel of the Flower & Field 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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MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS: C4XDWQT6

Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift from me! If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any 1 item valued up to $10.00 from the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog or the January-June 2021 Mini Catalog!   For any orders $50 or more I will also send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards for more details and to see what this months tutorials are.

 Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

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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Bouquet of Hope

Subscribe January 11 – February 10

What is Paper Pumpkin? Paper Pumpkin is our monthly One-Stop Box™ that offers a unique variety of paper projects for subscribers of any skill level to enjoy! These thoughtfully-themed and all-inclusive craft kits encourage you to explore your creativity, try new techniques, and discover your potential in papercrafting.

Paper Pumpkin introduces you to an impressive collection of Stampin’ Up! products, from our one-of-a-kind ink pads to our eye-catching embellishments. Plus, the carefully-chosen components of each Paper Pumpkin kit highlight the unbeatable versatility and coordination our products provide! This easy and exciting way to stock up on supplies—and create small-batch projects for occasions of any kind—inspires you to continue crafting. With Paper Pumpkin, it’s simple: share what you love, and help others enjoy creativity!

The Bouquet of Hope Paper Pumpkin Kit provides enough supplies to create nine cards and coordinating envelopes. This soft, sympathetic kit includes patterned card bases, die-cut floral elements, ribbon, embellishments, and more!

The kit’s exclusive Bouquet of Hope Stamp Set features supportive sentiments centered around comfort, care, hope, and love. Such a versatile stamp set can be used throughout the year! Sadly, there is heartache in the world all around us. We all know someone who could use a heartfelt, handmade card that gives sympathy and strength during a difficult time. This kit’s cards are a must to have on-hand!

ABOUT THE FEBRUARY KIT

Details

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 designs—and coordinating envelopes. Kit includes card bases, decorative die-cut pieces, embellishments, and more.
  • Card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm)
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2″ x 5-3/4″ (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  • Coordinating colors: Basic Black, Bumblebee, Just Jade, Merry Merlot, Mossy Meadow, Rococo Rose
  • Coordinates with the Flower & Field Designer Series Paper, an exclusive Sale-A-Bration item.

Subscribe to the February 2021 Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 January and 10 February at paperpumpkin.com!

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

COORDINATING PRODUCT

155223 | Flower & Field Designer Series Paper

  • Earn this pack of paper for FREE with a purchase of $50 USD or more during Stampin’ Up!’s Sale-A-Bration promotion! 

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 2 – 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front and inner liner)
  • Cherry Cobbler Cardstock 2 – 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front and inner liner mats)
  • So Saffron Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Flower & Field Designer Series Paper 2″ X 4″ (card front panel), 2 1/2″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Friends Are Like Seashells Fun Fold

Good Friday morning my stamping friends and welcome to my Fun Fold Friday. How was everyone’s week? Is anyone doing anything for the weekend? I’ll be working all weekend at both jobs.

Today’s card I made on my Facebook Live video on Wednesday. If you were able to join me or watched the replay, thank you very much. If you’d like to watch my video and stamp along, the measurements are below along with the links to my Facebook page and my YouTube channel. Here’s my card that I made.

I used just about everything from the Stampin’ Up! Sea & Sand Suite for my card. I will explain everything the best I can, but it’s much easier if you watch the video. This card also used the most colors I’ve ever used on a card. To me, there are a lot of colors in the ocean.

I started by adhering a panel of Sea & Sand Designer Series Paper to a Seaside Spray card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I cut a panel of Pearlescent Specialty Paper using the largest die from the Seaside Shells Dies. I stamped all the coordinating shells from the Stampin’ Up! Friends Are Like Seashells Photopolymer Stamp Set in Blushing Bride, Highland Heather, Petal Pink, Seaside Spray and So Saffron Inks right on the die cut piece. I embossed the die cut piece using the Seashells 3D Embossing Folder then snipped the shells away from the seaweed using my Paper Snips.

Using the largest die from the Seaside Shells Dies again, I cut a panel of Soft Seafoam cardstock and embossed it using the Seashells 3D Embossing Folder. I adhered the Soft Seafoam die cut/embossed panel to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the stamped shells, that I snipped, to the Soft Seafoam die cut panel using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Friends Are Like Seashells stamp set in Sahara Sand Ink and cut the panel using the oval from the Stitched Shapes Dies. This part was a little different from my video. On my video I stamped the sentiment on a panel of the Pearlescent Specialty Paper, but the sentiment didn’t show up dark enough so I re- stamped it on Basic White. I adhered the sentiment to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Opal Rounds to the card front.

The inside is where the fun fold comes in. I took a piece of Sea & Sand DSP and folded it like an accordion. I adhered the front 2 1/4″ panel to the front inside of the card base using Tear & Tape. I added Tear & Tape to the back 2 1/4″ panel, folded the DSP into the accordion and folded the back of the card base on top of it.

It will look like the above photo from the top.

I took a panel of Sahara Sand cardstock and cut 3 squares from the Stitched Shapes Dies. I embossed them using the Subtle 3D Embossing Folder. Using the Friends Are Like Seashells stamp set and scraps of cardstock I stamped the smallest shell in Pool Party Ink on Pool Party cardstock. I stamped the starfish in Cinnamon Cider Ink on Cinnamon Cider cardstock. I stamped one of the seaweed images in Pear Pizzazz Ink on Pear Pizzazz cardstock and the other seaweed image in Mint Macaron Ink on Mint Macaron cardstock. I stamped the sand dollar image in Sahara Sand Ink on Basic White cardstock. I cut all the images out using the Seaside Shells Dies. I adhered the dies to the squares the way I wanted using Glue Dots then adhered the squares to the folds on the DSP using Multipurpose Liquid Glue, only on half of the square. I stamped the sentiment from Friends Are Like Seashells stamp set in the center of a Basic White panel in Sahara Sand Ink. Using the Friends Are Like Seashells stamp set I stamped the sand image in Sahara Sand Ink on the bottom of the Basic White panel. I stamped one of the shells in Blushing Bride Ink and the other in Seaside Spray Ink on top of the sand. I adhered the Basic White panel to the back inside of the card base using Stampin’ Seal.

To finish my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. Using the Friends Are Like Seashells stamp set, I stamped the sand image in Sahara Sand across the bottom front of the envelope. I stamped the seaweed image in Pear Pizzazz Ink, one of the shells in Blushing Bride Ink, the other shell in Seaside Spray Ink and the starfish in Cinnamon Cider Ink. I adhered a panel of Sea & Sand 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. The list of measurements are below if you’d like to stamp along while watching the video. You can watch my video on my Facebook page Here.

You can also view the video on my YouTube channel Here. 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: C4XDWQT6

Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift from me! If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any 1 item valued up to $10.00 from the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog or the January-June 2021 Mini Catalog!   For any orders $50 or more I will also send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards for more details and to see what this months tutorials are.

 Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

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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Bouquet of Hope

Subscribe January 11 – February 10

What is Paper Pumpkin? Paper Pumpkin is our monthly One-Stop Box™ that offers a unique variety of paper projects for subscribers of any skill level to enjoy! These thoughtfully-themed and all-inclusive craft kits encourage you to explore your creativity, try new techniques, and discover your potential in papercrafting.

Paper Pumpkin introduces you to an impressive collection of Stampin’ Up! products, from our one-of-a-kind ink pads to our eye-catching embellishments. Plus, the carefully-chosen components of each Paper Pumpkin kit highlight the unbeatable versatility and coordination our products provide! This easy and exciting way to stock up on supplies—and create small-batch projects for occasions of any kind—inspires you to continue crafting. With Paper Pumpkin, it’s simple: share what you love, and help others enjoy creativity!

The Bouquet of Hope Paper Pumpkin Kit provides enough supplies to create nine cards and coordinating envelopes. This soft, sympathetic kit includes patterned card bases, die-cut floral elements, ribbon, embellishments, and more!

The kit’s exclusive Bouquet of Hope Stamp Set features supportive sentiments centered around comfort, care, hope, and love. Such a versatile stamp set can be used throughout the year! Sadly, there is heartache in the world all around us. We all know someone who could use a heartfelt, handmade card that gives sympathy and strength during a difficult time. This kit’s cards are a must to have on-hand!

ABOUT THE FEBRUARY KIT

Details

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 designs—and coordinating envelopes. Kit includes card bases, decorative die-cut pieces, embellishments, and more.
  • Card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm)
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2″ x 5-3/4″ (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  • Coordinating colors: Basic Black, Bumblebee, Just Jade, Merry Merlot, Mossy Meadow, Rococo Rose
  • Coordinates with the Flower & Field Designer Series Paper, an exclusive Sale-A-Bration item.

Subscribe to the February 2021 Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 January and 10 February at paperpumpkin.com!

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

COORDINATING PRODUCT

155223 | Flower & Field Designer Series Paper

  • Earn this pack of paper for FREE with a purchase of $50 USD or more during Stampin’ Up!’s Sale-A-Bration promotion! 

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 3″ X 2″ (sentiment), 2″ X 2″ (sand dollar), 2″ X 5 1/8″ (inner liner)
  • Cinnamon Cider Cardstock scrap
  • Mint Macaron Cardstock scrap
  • Pear Pizzazz Cardstock scrap
  • Pool Party Cardstock scrap
  • Sahara Sand Cardstock 2″ X 5 1/2″ (stitched squares for inside)
  • Seaside Spray Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Soft Seafoam Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (large die cut panel)
  • Pearlescent Specialty Paper 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (large die cut panel)
  • Sea & Sand Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 10 1/2″ X 5 3/8″ (inside panel scored and folded at 2 1/4″, 3 1/4″, 4 1/4″, 5 1/4″, 6 1/4″, 7 1/4″ & 8 1/2″), 2 1/2″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stamparatus

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Stampin’ Up! Posted For You Love CAS

Good Sunday morning my stamping friends. Is everyone having a good weekend? I’m going into work today. It seemed very odd having yesterday off, I’m definitely not complaining. I usually work every Saturday so it was nice not having to get up and out of the house early.

I have a pretty Clean and Simple card for you today, at least I think it is. I used the Stampin’ Up! Posted For You Bundle along with the Peony Garden Designer Series Paper. Here’s my card for today.

My colors are from the Global Design Project #273.

I started by stamping the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Posted For You Cling Stamp Set on the bottom of a panel of the Peony Garden DSP in Night of Navy Ink. I adhered the panel to a Night of Navy card base using Stampin’ Seal.

I embossed a strip of Soft Seafoam cardstock using the Parisian Flourish 3D Embossing Folder and adhered it to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the image from the Posted For You stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink and colored it in using my Petal Pink and Soft Seafoam Stampin’ Blends Markers. I punched the image out using the Rectangle Postage Stamp Punch and adhered it to a Night of Navy mat using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the artwork to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Night of Navy Holiday Rhinestone Basic Jewels to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Prized Peony Cling Stamp Set in Night of Navy Ink in the center of a Basic White panel. I stamped the small flower from the Prized Peony stamp set on the bottom of the panel in Tuxedo Black Ink and colored it in using my Petal Pink and Soft Seafoam Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Petal Pink mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Night of Navy card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the small flower from the Prized Peony stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the bottom front of the envelope and colored them in using my Petal Pink and Soft Seafoam Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered a panel of Peony Garden 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: C4XDWQT6

Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift from me! If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any 1 item valued up to $10.00 from the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog or the January-June 2021 Mini Catalog!   For any orders $50 or more I will also send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards for more details and to see what this months tutorials are.

 Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

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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Tomorrow is the Last Day for Double Creative Stamping Designs Rewards

To kick off the ordering, I’m offering a double Creative Stamping Reward point ordering special!!

You’ll get DOUBLE Creative Stamping Reward points for every order of $50 or greater (before shipping and taxes) through, Monday, January 11!!  Plus you’ll earn a free Sale-A-Bration goody from Stampin’ Up! for every $50 in merchandise that you order too! 

Don’t forget to add the Host Code above if your order is under $150 to get your free thank you gift.  Please don’t add the host code to orders over $150, you automatically get the free thank you gift and Stampin’ Rewards/Host Cash from Stampin’ Up!  For more information about my Creative Stamping Reward points (my buyer reward program), Click Here.

Click Here to head over to my online store to start shopping now!

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Sending Hearts

TODAY IS THE LAST DAY TO SUBSCRIBE!!

Love is in the air! Send a little love to someone special with the Sending Hearts Paper Pumpkin Kit. From heaps of heart-shaped elements to paper pieces in red and pink, this month’s kit has everything you need to create eight adorable cards—with coordinating envelopes—for Valentine’s Day, anniversaries, and every celebration of love in between!

With the add-on to January’s sweet and sentimental kit, there’s even more love to share! The add-on—called Little Love Boxes—includes 20 tiny, printed boxes and 24 die-cut, heart-shelled snails and sentiment labels. When combined with the remaining components from the Sending Hearts kit, you can create treat packaging, additional cards, and so much more!

ABOUT THE JANUARY KIT

Details

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create eight cards—four each of two designs—and coordinating envelopes.
  • Card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm)
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2″ x 5-3/4″ (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  • Coordinating colors: Basic Black, gold, Petal Pink, Poppy Parade, Smoky Slate, white

ABOUT THE ADD-ON

Name Little Love Boxes

Details

  • Add-on contains 20 printed mini boxes and 24 die-cut decorative pieces and sentiment labels.
  • Item number: 156842
  • Price: $8 USD/$11 CAD 
  • Available 1 January, while supplies last!

Subscribe to the January 2021 Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 December and 10 January at paperpumpkin.com!

ADD-ON ORDERING INFORMATION

Purchase the Little Love Boxes add-on to the Sending Hearts Paper Pumpkin Kit on stampinup.com, or by placing an order through my online store. The add-on will be available starting 1 January, while supplies last. You must be a Paper Pumpkin subscriber to order the add-on.

  • Little Love Boxes (156842)
  • $8 USD | $11 CAD

Note: Add-on is not included in January’s Paper Pumpkin subscription. It must be purchased through a separate order. 

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Night of Navy Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″), 2 1/8″ X 1 1/2″ (artwork mat)
  • Petal Pink Cardstock 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″(inner liner mat)
  • Soft Seafoam Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 1 5/8″ (card front strip)
  • Peony Garden Designer Series Paper 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front), 2 1/2″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Nothing’s Better Than Coffee

Good Wednesday morning my stamping friends. How is everyone doing today? We’re halfway through the week and on our way to the weekend.

I’m very excited today to be a part of the Design Team for The Card Concepts. I was so honored when they asked me to join their team. The Card Concepts is a 2 week Inspirational Challenge. Here is my card for today.

This challenge is Winter Warmth.

I hope you will take a moment to visit The Card Concept to join us and play along.

I was inspired by the entire photo from the cappuccino, colors and the snowflakes.

I started by adhering a panel of Whisper White cardstock to an Adhesive Sheet and cut multiple snowflakes out using my So Many Snowflakes Dies. I adhered the snowflakes to a 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ panel of Whisper White cardstock then cut it down to a 4″ X 5 1/4″ panel.

On thin stirps of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the sentiments from the Stampin’ Up! Nothing’s Better Than Photopolymer Stamp Set in Cinnamon Cider Ink. On another panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the coffee cup image from the Nothing’s Better Than stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink 3 times and colored them in using my Cinnamon Cider and Real Red Stampin’ Blends Markers. I cut the images out using my Love You More Than Dies. I cut the ‘coffee’ sentiment out of a panel of Cinnamon Cider cardstock that I had adhered to a Foam Adhesive Sheet using my Love You More Than Dies.

I adhered the thin sentiment strips to Real Red mats using Stampin’ Seal and then to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the ‘coffee’ sentiment to the card front. I adhered the 3 cups of coffee to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the card front to a Cinnamon Cider mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Nothing’s Better Than stamp set in Cinnamon Cider Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel. I stamped the coffee cum image from the Nothing’s Better Than stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the bottom of the panel and colored them in using my Cinnamon Cider and Real Red Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered 2 of the smallest snowflakes I cut from the So Many Snowflakes Dies on either side of the sentiment. I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Cinnamon Cider mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Real Red card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope. I stamped the coffee cup image from the Nothing’s Better Than stamp set 3 times across the bottom of the envelope front and colored the images in using my Cinnamon Cider and Real Red Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered a panel of the Cinnamon Cider 2020-2022 In-Color Designer Series Paper 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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Join me today at 4pm on my Facebook Live.

I’m planning to go live on my Facebook page with a project today at 4:00pm ET.  Stop by my Facebook page at 4pm ET to see what card I will be making today.

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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: C4XDWQT6

Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift from me! If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any 1 item valued up to $10.00 in the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog!   For any orders $50 or more I will also send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards for more details and to see what this months tutorials are.

 Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

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 Hearts

Subscribe December 11-January 10 

Love is in the air! Send a little love to someone special with the Sending Hearts Paper Pumpkin Kit. From heaps of heart-shaped elements to paper pieces in red and pink, this month’s kit has everything you need to create eight adorable cards—with coordinating envelopes—for Valentine’s Day, anniversaries, and every celebration of love in between!

With the add-on to January’s sweet and sentimental kit, there’s even more love to share! The add-on—called Little Love Boxes—includes 20 tiny, printed boxes and 24 die-cut, heart-shelled snails and sentiment labels. When combined with the remaining components from the Sending Hearts kit, you can create treat packaging, additional cards, and so much more!

ABOUT THE JANUARY KIT

Details

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create eight cards—four each of two designs—and coordinating envelopes.
  • Card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm)
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2″ x 5-3/4″ (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  • Coordinating colors: Basic Black, gold, Petal Pink, Poppy Parade, Smoky Slate, white

ABOUT THE ADD-ON

Name Little Love Boxes

Details

  • Add-on contains 20 printed mini boxes and 24 die-cut decorative pieces and sentiment labels.
  • Item number: 156842
  • Price: $8 USD/$11 CAD 
  • Available 1 January, while supplies last!

Subscribe to the January 2021 Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 December and 10 January at paperpumpkin.com!

ADD-ON ORDERING INFORMATION

Purchase the Little Love Boxes add-on to the Sending Hearts Paper Pumpkin Kit on stampinup.com, or by placing an order through my online store. The add-on will be available starting 1 January, while supplies last. You must be a Paper Pumpkin subscriber to order the add-on.

  • Little Love Boxes (156842)
  • $8 USD | $11 CAD

Note: Add-on is not included in January’s Paper Pumpkin subscription. It must be purchased through a separate order. 

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Cinnamon Cider Cardstock 2 – 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front and inner liner mats), 1 1/2″ X 2″ (sentiment)
  • Real Red Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″(card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″), 2 – 3/8″ X 1 1/2″ (sentiment mats)
  • Basic White Cardstock 2 – 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (snowflakes & card front), 1″ X 5″ (coffee cups), 2 – 1/4″ X 1 1/2″ (sentiments), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)

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Stampin’ Up! Garden Wishes Sneak Peek for my Fun Fold Friday

Good Friday morning my stamping friends and welcome to my Fun Fold Friday. How was everyone’s week? I hope you all had a productive one. Does anyone have plans for the weekend? I’ll be working all day tomorrow. It’s been a rainy few days here but of course it’s suppose to be sunny tomorrow.

Today’s card I made on my Facebook Live video on Wednesday. If you were able to join me or watched the replay, thank you very much. If you’d like to watch my video and stamp along, the measurements are below along with the links to my Facebook page and my YouTube channel. You won’t be able to make the exact card unless you were able to purchase these set already. Both stamp sets and the DSP will be available in the January-June 2021 Mini Catalog. Here’s the card that I made.

I used the new Stampin’ Up! Garden Wishes Cling Stamp Set and the Stampin’ Up! Dragonfly Garden Cling Stamp Set to make my card today.

I started by lightly adhering a panel of the Dandy Garden 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper to a Bumblebee card base using a tiny amount of Stampin’ Seal just on 2 of the corners to hold it in place. I cut the center out using the 2nd largest die from the Stitched So Sweetly Dies. I set the pieces to the side and adhered the Dandy Garden DSP to the card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I tied a piece of the Misty Moonlight 2020-2022 In-Color 1/4″ Ribbon around the card front and tied a bow. I added a Glue Dot under the bow to hold it in place.

On a panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the dandelion image from the Garden Wishes stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink. I stamped the flower center image from the Garden Wishes stamp set in Bumblebee Ink, stamping off once, in the center of the dandelion. I colored the stem and leave in using my Mossy Meadow Stampin’ Blends Markers. I cut the image out using the 3rd largest die from the Stitched So Sweetly Dies. I adhered the artwork to the Bumblebee mat (which I cut out from the card base earlier), using Stampin’ Seal.

I adhered a panel of Dandy Garden DSP to the inner card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue then adhered the matted artwork to it using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a couple of the Ladybug Trinkets to the artwork using Glue Dots.

On the inside Z-Fold card I stamped the wild flower image from the Dragonfly Garden stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on the bottom of the panel. I stamped the sentiment from the Garden Wishes stamp set in the center of the Whisper White panel I stamped the dragonfly image from the Dragonfly Garden stamp set in Bumblebee Ink on the top and bottom corners of the panel, masking it with a Post-It note so that I didn’t get ink on the side panel. I colored the flowers in using my Calypso Coral and Mossy Meadow Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered the inner card base to a Misty Moonlight mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Bumblebee card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope. I stamped the dandelion image from the Garden Wishes stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on the envelope front. I stamped the flower center image from the Garden Wishes stamp set in bumblebee Ink, stamping off once, in the center of the dandelion. I colored the leaves and stem in using my Mossy Meadow Stampin’ Blends Markers. I stamped the dragonfly image from the Dragonfly Garden stamp set in Bumblebee Ink on the envelope front. I adhered a panel of the Dandy Garden 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. The list of measurements are below if you’d like to stamp along while watching the video. The stamp sets and DSP for my project today will be available in the January-June 2021 Mini Catalog on January 5, 2021. If you are one of my customers and have placed an order this past year, I will be sending you a catalog as soon as they are available. If you need a catalog and would like me to be your demonstrator, please drop me a line and I will be more that happy to get one out to you as soon as I can. You can watch my video on my Facebook page Here.

You can also view the video on my YouTube channel Here. 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: 9XYYG2ZU

Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift from me! If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any 1 item valued up to $10.00 in the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog!   For any orders $50 or more I will also send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards for more details and to see what this months tutorials are.

 Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

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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Beary Comforting

Subscribe November 11-December 10

If you haven’t heard already, Paper Pumpkin is our monthly One-Stop Box™ that offers a wide variety of unique papercrafting projects for subscribers of any skill level! These themed, all-inclusive craft kits encourage customers to explore their creativity, try new techniques, and discover their potential in papercrafting.

December’s cute and cuddly Paper Pumpkin kit—called “Beary Comforting”—is designed to uplift your loved ones as this beary tough year finally comes to a close. After a year like 2020, we all could use a big bear hug! With the help of this bear-themed kit, you can create 12 unbearably cute cards featuring warm and fuzzy friends, sweet stamps, and meaningful messages. Near or far, send your friends and family the extra comfort, love, and encouragement they need with this month’s Paper Pumpkin kit!

ABOUT THE DECEMBER KIT

Details

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create 12 cards and coordinating envelopes.
  • Card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm)
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2″ x 5-3/4″ (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  • Coordinating colors: Basic Gray, Calypso Coral, Cinnamon Cider, Daffodil Delight, Rich Razzleberry, Soft Sea Foam, Whisper White

SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION

Subscribe to the December 2020 Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 November and 10 December at paperpumpkin.com!

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

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FREE Bonus Quite Curvy and Curvy Christmas Project Tutorials With Videos When You Purchase The Bundle From Me!!

A group of us worked together to create five awesome tutorials using the Stampin’ Up! Curvy Celebrations special release products with video tutorials!  You can get this set of exclusive tutorials when you purchase either the Quite Curvy Variety Bundle (item 158396) or the Quite Curvy Bundle (item 156228) from me between now and January 4!

If your order is $50 or greater and includes either of these bundles, you will get this set of tutorials in addition to the monthly online class tutorials AND your $10 thank you gift!  And you’ll also earn my Creative Stamping Designs Reward Points!

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Bumblebee Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Misty Moonlight Cardstock (inner card base mat)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 8″ X 5 1/4″ (inner card base scored and folded at 2″ & 4″), 2 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ (artwork)
  • Dandy Garden 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front), 1 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner card base panel), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Dragonfly Garden Friend Sneak Peek

Good Monday morning my stamping friends. How was everyone’s weekend? I spent 2 1/2 days virtually at my OnStage@Home event. We had a lot of laughs, saw new items coming in the January-June 2021 Mini Catalog, Sale-A-Bration Items and a learned a lot. I can’t wait to show you some of the new items coming. I’ll be getting my order either today or tomorrow so hopefully I’ll be able to show you some of them on my Facebook live on Wednesday.

For today I have a card that I made ‘at’ OnStage@Home. We were given card cut measurements and saw how the presenter put it together. I didn’t make mine the exact same way as she made the sample. Everyone’s card will be unique since we were able to choose which designs of the DSP we wanted to use. Here’s one of my cards from OnStage@Home.

My card used the Stampin’ Up! Dragonfly Garden Bundle that will be available on January 5th 2021.

I started by stamping the cluster of small dragonflies image from the Stampin’ Up! Dragonfly Garden Cling Stamp Set in Mossy Meadow Ink across a Mossy Meadow card front on a diagonal. I embossed the panel using my Subtle 3D Embossing Folder and adhered the card front to a Mossy Meadow card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the dragonfly image from the Dragonfly Garden stamp set in Bumblebee Ink twice. I stamped the sentiment from the Dragonfly Garden stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on the top of the Whisper White panel. I adhered a Bumblebee panel to the Mossy Meadow card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered 3 strips of Dandy Garden 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper over the Bumblebee panel using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I adhered the Whisper White panel to the card front on top of the DSP strips using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I stamped another dragonfly from the Dragonfly Garden stamp set in Bumblebee Ink on a panel of Whisper White cardstock and punched it out using the Dragonflies Punch. I adhered the dragonfly to the Whisper White panel using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Ladybug Trinkets to the card front using Glue Dots.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Dragonfly Garden stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel. I stamped the dragonfly image twice on the panel in Bumblebee Ink. I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Bumblebee mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Mossy Meadow card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope. I stamped the dragonfly image from the Dragonfly Garden stamp set twice on the envelope front in Bumblebee Ink. I adhered a panel of Dandy Garden DSP to the envelope flap.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today, I hope you liked the card. The Dragonfly
Garden stamp set, Dragonflies Punch, DSP and Ladybug Trinkets will be available in the January-June 2021 Mini Catalog starting January 5, 2021. 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: 9XYYG2ZU

Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift from me! If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any 1 item valued up to $10.00 in the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog!   For any orders $50 or more I will also send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards for more details and to see what this months tutorials are.

 Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

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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FREE Bonus Quite Curvy and Curvy Christmas Project Tutorials With Videos When You Purchase The Bundle From Me!!

A group of us worked together to create five awesome tutorials using the Stampin’ Up! Curvy Celebrations special release products with video tutorials!  You can get this set of exclusive tutorials when you purchase either the Quite Curvy Variety Bundle (item 158396) or the Quite Curvy Bundle (item 156228) from me between now and January 4!

If your order is $50 or greater and includes either of these bundles, you will get this set of tutorials in addition to the monthly online class tutorials AND your $10 thank you gift!  And you’ll also earn my Creative Stamping Designs Reward Points!

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Jolly Gingerbread

Subscribe October 11 – November 10

Paper Pumpkin is our monthly subscription service that offers unique papercrafting projects for crafters of any skill level! In these all-inclusive kits, subscribers receive pre-cut paper pieces, embellishments, ink, and an exclusive stamp set designed to encourage them to explore their creativity. As their subscription continues, subscribers will have a collection of cards—and other creations—for a variety of occasions, in addition to a stockpile of supplies!


So, what’s in store for this month’s Paper Pumpkin kit? November’s cute, gingerbread-themed kit contains enough supplies to create one-of-a-kind Christmas crafts! Whether it’s a gift card carrier, traditional card, or tasty-looking tag, this sweet and seasonal kit is the key to heartfelt holiday gifting. With curly cutouts, sugary stickers, and delicious die-cut designs in a special-edition box, a jolly holiday will be on its way with this kit!

Details About The November Kit:

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create 15 gift card carriers and coordinating envelopes.
  • Kit contents can also be used to design traditional holiday cards, gift tags, and other paper projects.
  • Contents arrive in a collectible, special-edition box!
  • Project size: 2-1/4″ x 4″
  • Envelope size: 2-3/4″ x 4-3/8″
  • Coordinating colors: Cinnamon Cider, Daffodil Delight, Calypso Coral, Mint Macaron, Shaded Spruce, Blushing Bride, and Whisper White

Subscribe to the November 2020 Paper Pumpkin Kit from 11 October to 10 November 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:

  • Bumblebee Cardstock 2 3/4″ X 3 3/4″ (card front panel), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Mossy Meadow Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″), 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 2 – 2 1/2″ X 3 1/2″ (card front panel and dragonfly), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Dandy Garden 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 3 – 3/4″ X 3 3/4″ (card front strips), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Forever Greenery Quick and Easy Card

Good Sunday morning my fellow stampers. How is everyone’s weekend going? It was a gorgeous day here yesterday. It’s suppose to be a little cooler here today and rain. Great crafting day in my books. I’m hoping to get some crafting in after I pack up all my lawn ornaments. I try to get them all put away before the leaves start falling from the trees.

I have a quick and easy card for you today. Here’s my card for today.

I started by adhering a panel of Forever Greenery DSP to a Just Jade mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to a Shaded Spruce card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Filed of Flowers Photopolymer Stamp Set in Just Jade Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel. I adhered a panel of the Forever Gold Laser-Cut Specialty Designer Series Paper to the Whisper White panel using tiny amounts of Multipurpose Liquid Glue around the edges. I adhered it to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I tied a small knot using the 1/2″ Whisper white Faux Linen Ribbon from the Flowers For Every Season Ribbon Combo Pack and threaded a small piece of the Gold Trim from the Forever Greenery Trim Combo Pack through it. I Frayed the gold trim and adhered it to the card front using a Glue Dot.

I added a few Gold Glitter Enamel Dots to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Field of Flowers stamp set in the center of a Whisper White panel. I stamped 2 of the fern images from the Stampin’ Up! Forever Fern Cling Stamp Set on the bottom of the panel. I stamped on in Eucalyptus image in Just Jade Ink and the smaller leafy image in Shaded Spruce Ink. I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Just Jade mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Shaded Spruce card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope. I stamped the eucalyptus image in Just Jade Ink and the smaller leafy image in Shaded Spruce Ink, both from the Forever Fern stamp set, on the envelope front.

I adhered a panel of Forever Greenery 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: RUW6PQNH

Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift from me! If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any 1 item valued up to $10.00 in the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog!   For any orders $50 or more I will also send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards for more details and to see what this months tutorials are.

 Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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Going on Now!!!

We all love gorgeous Designer Series Paper, and during this incredible sale, you can enjoy a 15% discount on select papers from our current catalogs! 

Stampin’ Up! has such beautiful Designer Series Paper and they’re putting a select list of those papers on sale for 15% off during the month of October!!  Now is a great time to stock up and save on some of the most popular paper designs…including papers from the August-December 2020 Mini Catalog!!

SALE DETAILS:

  • Sales Period:  October 1-31
  • All order types qualify for this promotion.
  • There is no limit to how many packages of Designer Series Paper may be purchased during this promotion.
  • Only select Designer Series Papers are available at a 15% discount during this promotion.
  • Orders must be placed—and closed—during the promotion period for the 15% discount to apply.
  • Designer Series Paper ordered as part of a Starter Kit or with Stampin’ Rewards qualify for the 15% discount
  • Sale Ends October 31, 2020 at 11:50 PM MT

The designer papers included in this sale are shown   Click on the image below to open up the full-size printable PDF:

Get your lists ready to start shopping now – October 31st! 

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Jolly Gingerbread

Subscribe October 11 – November 10

Paper Pumpkin is our monthly subscription service that offers unique papercrafting projects for crafters of any skill level! In these all-inclusive kits, subscribers receive pre-cut paper pieces, embellishments, ink, and an exclusive stamp set designed to encourage them to explore their creativity. As their subscription continues, subscribers will have a collection of cards—and other creations—for a variety of occasions, in addition to a stockpile of supplies!


So, what’s in store for this month’s Paper Pumpkin kit? November’s cute, gingerbread-themed kit contains enough supplies to create one-of-a-kind Christmas crafts! Whether it’s a gift card carrier, traditional card, or tasty-looking tag, this sweet and seasonal kit is the key to heartfelt holiday gifting. With curly cutouts, sugary stickers, and delicious die-cut designs in a special-edition box, a jolly holiday will be on its way with this kit!

Details About The November Kit:

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create 15 gift card carriers and coordinating envelopes.
  • Kit contents can also be used to design traditional holiday cards, gift tags, and other paper projects.
  • Contents arrive in a collectible, special-edition box!
  • Project size: 2-1/4″ x 4″
  • Envelope size: 2-3/4″ x 4-3/8″
  • Coordinating colors: Cinnamon Cider, Daffodil Delight, Calypso Coral, Mint Macaron, Shaded Spruce, Blushing Bride, and Whisper White

Subscribe to the November 2020 Paper Pumpkin Kit from 11 October to 10 November 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:

  • Just Jade Cardstock 2 – 5 1/4″ X 4″ (card front and inner liner mats)
  • Shaded Spruce Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 4 5/8″ X 3 1/8″ (card front panel), 5 1/8″ X 3 7/8″ (inner liner)
  • Forever Greenery Designer Series Paper 5 1/8″ X 3 7/8″ (card front), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)
  • Forever Gold Specialty Designer Series Paper 1 panel

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Stampin’ Up! Nothing’s Better Than Cookies

Good Saturday morning my stamping friends.  How is everyone doing today?  I have the whole weekend off, YAY!!!  I needed off tomorrow for our in person (virtually) team meeting, so I thought I’d give myself today off too.  I have an advantage, I’m the one who makes up the monthly schedule at work so if I need a weekend off I get first dibs.

Today’s card is one I did a video tutorial on Facebook live Wednesday.  I’ve also uploaded it to my YouTube channel so you can view it there also.  Here’s my card.

I started by stamping the sentiments from the Stampin’ Up! Nothing’s Better Than Photopolymer Stamp Set in Early Espresso Ink on a Whisper White panel.  I embossed the panel using my Subtle 3D Embossing Folder and adhered it to a Thick Whisper White card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a strip of Whisper White cardstock I randomly stamped the outline cookie image from the Nothing’s Better Than stamp set in Early Espresso Ink.  I stamped the cookie fill image over the outline image in Crumb Cake Ink, stamping off once.  I randomly stamped the small star image from the Nothing’s Better Than stamp set in Real Red Ink around the cookies.  I adhered the artwork to a Crumb Cake mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Using the Love You More Than Dies I cut the word ‘cookies’ out of a panel of Early Espresso cardstock adhered to a Foam Adhesive Sheet.  I adhered it to the card front  between the 2 sentiments.  I added a few Real Red Wonderful Gems to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Nothing’s Better Than stamp set in Early Espresso Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the outline cookie image from the Nothing’s Better Than stamps set in Early Espresso Ink on the top and bottom of the panel.  I stamped the cookie fill image in Crumb Cake Ink, stamping off once.  I stamped the star image from the Nothing’s Better Than stamp set in Real Red Ink around the cookie images.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Crumb Cake mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Thick Whisper White card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the outline cookie image from the Nothing’s Better Than stamp set in Early Espresso Ink on the envelope front and flap.  I stamped the cookie fill image in Crumb Cake Ink, stamped off once, over the outline image.  I stamped the little star image from the Nothing’s Better Than stamp set in Real Red Ink.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today.  I hope you liked my card and will give it a try.  The list of supplies is below along with the measurements.  If you’d like to stamp along while watching the video, you can watch it on my Facebook page Here.

You can also view the video on my YouTube channel Here.

To celebrate my victory of getting over doing Facebook Live videos, I’m giving away a pack of Wonderful Gems to everyone who places a $50 or more order on my Online Store until Monday September 14th. Please remember to use my current Host Code G39RYMEX.  Please note, per the Demonstrator rules from Stampin’ Up!, I am only able to ship Stampin’ Up! merchandise to addresses within the United States. Thanks for your understanding.

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: G39RYMEX

Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift from me! If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any 1 item valued up to $10.00 in the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog!   For any orders $50 or more I will also send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards for more details and to see what this months tutorials are.

 Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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Joy To The World 

Subscribe September 11 – October 10

This holiday season, share the joy of Paper Pumpkin! The Joy to the World Paper Pumpkin Kit is an exclusive holiday kit that provides a specially-designed box, enough supplies to create eight elegant cards, and an opportunity to connect with the Stampin’ Up! global community.

With October’s magical kit, not only will you get a head start on your holiday crafting—you’ll get to create Christmas cards, share project ideas, and spread holiday cheer with Stampin’ Up! customers and demonstrators around the world! After you receive your kit,  join the Joy of Paper Pumpkin Facebook group to make the most of this month’s kit.

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create eight cards—four each of two designs—and coordinating envelopes.
  • Kit includes die-cut pieces in English, French, and German. This will allow you to create cards you can use to connect with other customers and demonstrators around the world—in their language!
    • Card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm)
    • Envelope size: 4-1/2″ x 5-3/4″ (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  • Coordinating Colors: Cherry Cobbler, Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Just Jade, Soft Sea Foam

The Joy to the World Paper Pumpkin Kit has been thoughtfully released in preparation for the season of spreading joy. October’s Paper Pumpkin kit was designed to bring people together—connecting them with one another and spreading joy with each other around the world! With die-cut sentiments in English, French, and German, subscribers can send holiday cheer to their friends across the globe—in their language.

To connect and spread joy with international customers and demonstrators through the Joy to the World Paper Pumpkin Kit, join our Facebook group: Joy of Paper Pumpkin! When connecting with your new friends, don’t forget to share your experience with the #joyofpaperpumpkin hashtag.

Subscribe to the October 2020 Paper Pumpkin Kit from 11 September to 10 October at paperpumpkin.com.

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

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The Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine (Standard Size) is now available for you to order!!!
Here are the details:

The standard machine comes with all the plates you need to get started. The preorder will not include the replacement plates, but they will be available beginning with the customer launch on September 1.

Note that the Cutting Plates and Adhesive Sheets are already available to order. The optional Impression Mats are not be available; I’ll keep you updated on their availability.

So what sets our machines apart from the rest? Here are some of our favorite features:

  • Durable machines with high-quality results. The solid steel construction frame and rubber feet that securely grip the work surface produce crisp, clean, precise cutting and beautifully detailed embossing.
  • Easy to use. The machines and tools are designed for an intuitive die-cutting and embossing experience. For example, all plates are labeled with a number and are color coded for easy reference and use when building your sandwich. And just like the name suggests, our Magnetic Cutting Plates have fully-magnetic surfaces to make it easy to securely position your dies and keep them in place.
  • Simple to store. The platforms on both machines fold for space-saving storage and they look pretty too–the sleek, clean design suits any crafting space.
  • Portable. You can use both machines at home or on the go with their folding platforms and ergonomic carrying handles.

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Stampin’ Up! Get & Go Starter Kit Promotion – Sept 1-30!

Have you thought about joining our Stampin’ Up! team?

Now is an awesome time to join.

The Get & Go Starter Kit promotion gives those who sign up to be a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator additional products to help get started right away!  In addition to the already great valued Starter Kit, you will receive precut paper, stamps, and embellishments!

Here are the details:

  • Promotion Dates: September 1–30, 2020
    Joining Deadline:  September 30, 2020; 11:50 PM (MT)
  • New demonstrators who submit their Independent Demonstrator Agreement (IDA) before 1 September or after 30 September will not be eligible for this promotion.
  • In addition to the regular starter kit (for $99 you choose $125 worth of products), if you join between September 1 and 30, you will also receive enough card stock pieces to make 16 cards, a pack of Rhinestone Basic Jewels, the So Much Love stamp set, and the Queen Anne’s Lace stamp set!!
    • 8 packs of precut card stock of the coastal cabana pack will be provided, and 8 packs of precut card stock of the Granny Apple Green pack, for a total of 16 cards (packs include envelopes).
  • Important note: Ink, adhesive, cutting tool, and clear block for stamping must be purchased separately. However, these products may be included as part of the Starter Kit product selection.

This is such a great deal!  For $99, you get to pick $125 merchandise of your choice for your Starter Kit plus you’ll get the Queen Annes’ Lace and So Much Love stamp sets, card kits to create 16 cards and a pack of Rhinestones for free!!

Drop me a note at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com if you have questions about joining, I’m happy to talk to you about it.  You can also see more information about the benefits of becoming a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator Here

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Crumb Cake Cardstock 2 1/5″ X 5 1/2″ (artwork mat), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Early Espresso Cardstock 1″ X 2 1/2″ (sentiment)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 2 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (artwork), 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Thick Whisper White Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″)

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

Good Thursday morning my stamping friends and welcome to our Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop.  How is everyone doing today?  We have a couple new hoppers with our group. Welcome Julie Johnson and Nicole Bloxom, so excited that you joined us.  If you are hopping over from Akiko, thank you for stopping by my blog. This week we have sketch challenge. Be sure to take a moment to hop around to see everyone’s beautiful projects .
Here is the fun sketch we had to work from.

Here is my card using this sketch.

I played along with the Paper Players Tic Tac Toe Challenge #506.  I went across the top. Here is their board.

I also joined in with Cardz 4 Galz Challenge #129. Their theme is ‘Just Saying Hello’.

I started by cutting 5 each of the smallest square from the Layering Squares Dies in Cajun Craze Cardstock, Crumb Cake Cardstock and Gilded Autumn Specialty Designer Series Paper.  I embossed the Cajun Craze squares using the Meadow Moments Embossing Folder and I embossed the Crumb Cake squares using the Wrapped In Texture Embossing Folder.

I arranged the squares on a panel of Copper Brushed Metallic Paper and adhered them using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  On a panel of Very Vanilla cardstock I stamped 3 of the outline maple leaf image from the Stampin’ Up! Beautiful Autumn Photopolymer Stamp Set in Cajun Craze Ink and the fill image of the maple leaf in Cajun Craze Ink, stamped off once, over the outline image.  I stamped 2 of the outline oak leaf image from the Beautiful Autumn stamp set in Bumblebee Ink and the fill image of the oak leaf in Bumblebee Ink, stamped off once, over the outlined image.  I stamped 3 of the acorn outline image from the Beautiful Autumn stamp set in Early Espresso Ink.  I stamped the fill images of the acorn in Early Espresso Ink, stamped off once, for the top and Crumb Cake Ink, stamped off once, for the bottom.  I stamped 2 of the pinecone outline image from the Beautiful Autumn stamp set in Early Espresso Ink, stamped off once, and the fill image from the pinecone image in Early Espresso Ink, stamped off twice, over the outlined image.  Using the Autumn Punch Pack I punched out the acorns, maple leaves and oak leaves, I fussy cut the pinecones using my Paper Snips.

I adhered the acorns, leaves and pinecones on the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals in each cardstock square.  I wrapped a piece of Mint Macaron Basket Weave Ribbon from the Basket Weave & Metallic Ribbon Combo Pack, around the metallic card front adhering it in the back using Stampin’ Seal.  I wrapped a piece of the Metallic ribbon from the Basket Weave & Metallic Ribbon Combo Pack around the basket weave ribbon and tied a bow.  I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! To A Wild Rose Photopolymer Stamp Set in Early Espresso Ink on a panel of Very Vanilla cardstock.  I cut the sentiment out using my Tasteful Labels Dies.  I adhered the sentiment to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I adhered the card front to a Very Vanilla card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added a few Champagne Rhinestone Basic Jewels to the sentiment and card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Beautiful Autumn stamp set in Early Espresso Ink in the center of a Very Vanilla panel.  I stamped the acorn, leaves and pinecone images from the Beautiful Autumn stamp set around the sentiment the same as I did for the card front.  I adhered the Very Vanilla panel to a Cajun Craze mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Very Vanilla card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To complete my card I decorated a Medium Very Vanilla Envelope.  I stamped the acorn, leaves and pinecone images from the Beautiful Autumn stamp set on the bottom front of the envelope the same as I did for the card front.  I adhered a panel of the Gilded Autumn Specialty Designer Series Paper to the envelope flap.

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

Eva Dobilas: Not hopping this week
Karen Ksenzakovic:  You Are Here
Nicole Bloxom: Not quite ready to start hopping with us yet…will let us know when she’s ready.

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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: G39RYMEX

Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift from me! If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any 1 item valued up to $10.00 in the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog!   For any orders $50 or more I will also send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards for more details and to see what this months tutorials are.

 Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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HELLO, PUMPKIN

SUBSCRIBE AUTUST 11 – SEPTEMBER 10

As the autumn season approaches, prepare to celebrate with the September Paper Pumpkin Kit! There’s so much to love about fall—some love the haunts of Halloween, many love the time to give thanks, and others love the changing colors and cooler temperatures. Whatever you love most about fall, September’s kit has everything you need to celebrate the season your way! Between a multi-occasion stamp set and enough supplies to design 20 cracker box treat packages, you can create custom fall crafts to celebrate Halloween, Thanksgiving, pumpkins, and leaves. Whether you make them all the same or mix ‘n’ match your crafts, there’s something for everyone in this kit!

September’s kit is a must-have for those who love to celebrate all things spooky. But, for those who don’t enjoy the Halloween haunts, the multi-occasion stamp set combined with a variety of die-cut and reversible paper pieces offers many ways to customize your fall crafts!

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create 20 cracker box treat packages.
  • Each cracker box treat package can be customized to celebrate Halloween, Thanksgiving, the autumn season, or all three!
  • Coordinating Colors: Bumblebee, Basic Black, Cajun Craze, Cinnamon Cider, Mossy Meadow, Old Olive, Pumpkin Pie, white

Subscribe to the September 2020 Paper Pumpkin Kit from 11 August to 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:

  • Cajun Craze Cardstock 1 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (squares), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Crumb Cake Cardstock 1 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (squares)
  • Very Vanilla Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″), 1 1/4″ X 7″ (acorns, leaves & pinecones), 1 1/2″ X 2″ (sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Brushed Metallic Paper 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front)
  • Gilded Autumn Specialty Designer Series Paper 1 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ (squares), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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