Stampin’ Up! Forever Fern Wedding for Fun Fold Friday

Good Friday morning my stamping friends and welcome to my Fun Fold Friday.  How was everyone’s week?  We’re upon the weekend and it’s supposed to be another beautiful one here. Love these cool mornings and warmer afternoons.

Today’s fun fold card is one that I made on Wednesday afternoon on my Facebook Live video.  If you were able to join me or you watched the replay, thank you very much.  If you’d like to view my video either on Facebook or YouTube, the link is below.  I needed another wedding card for my boss from my family, here’s what I came up with.   I’m calling it a folded gate fold with a belly band.

I started by scoring and folding my Thick Whisper White card base at 1 1/4″, 3 3/8″, 7 5/8″ & 9 3/4″.  I adhered 4 panels of Peony Garden Designer Series Paper to 4 Gray Granite mats using Stampin’ Seal.

I adhered 2 of the matted panels to the outside panels of the card base and 2 to the inside panels of the card base using Multipurpose Liquid glue.

I embossed 2 panels of Gray Granite cardstock using the Dainty Diamonds 3D Embossing Folder and adhered them to the narrow front panels of the card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

For the belly band, I adhered a panel of Petal Pink cardstock to a panel of Gray Granite cardstock using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I wrapped the belly band around the card and adhered it using Tear & Tape. I wrapped a piece of 1/4″ Gray Granite Shimmer Ribbon around the belly band securing it down with Glue Dots.  On a panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Forever Fern Cling Stamp Set in Gray Granite Ink.  I stamped one of the leaf images from the Forever Fern stamp set in Soft Seafoam Ink, stamping off once,  on either side of the sentiment.  I cut the sentiment out using the frame die from the Wild Rose Dies.  I cut 2 of the largest fern dies from the Forever Flourishing Dies from a panel of Vellum cardstock and adhered them to the belly band using Glue Dots.  I adhered the die cut sentiment to the belly band using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added a few Elegant Faceted Gems to the sentiment die.

On the inside I stamped the sentiments from the Stampin’ Up! Path of Petals Photopolymer Stamp Set in Gray Granite Ink in the center of a Whisper White Panel.  I stamped the leaf image from the Forever Fern stamp set in Soft Seafoam Ink on the bottom of the panel.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Gray Granite 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 leaf image from the Forever Fern stamp set in Soft Seafoam on the envelope front once full strength and once stamped off.  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.  The list of supplies are 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.  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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World Card Making Day, Saturday October 3rd.  Our Inkin’ Krew Team will be doing videos all day, every hour.  I will actually be doing 2 Facebook Live videos that day.  I will post a schedule when we get closer.

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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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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:

  • Gray Granite Cardstock 4 – 2″ X 5 3/8″ (dsp mats), 2 – 1 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (narrow front panels), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat), 1″ X 9 3/4″ (belly band mat)
  • Petal Pink Cardstock 3/4″ X 9 3/4″ (belly band)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 3″ X 4″ (sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inenr liner)
  • Thick Whisper White Cardstock 11″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 1 1/4″, 3 3/8″, 7 5/8″ & 9 3/4″)
  • Peony Garden Designer Series Paper 4 – 1 7/8″ X 5 1/4″ (card base panels), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)
  • Vellum Cardstock 3″ X 6″ (fern die cuts)

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Product List

Stampin’ Up! Celebrate Sunflower Easel Birthday for Fun Fold Friday

Good Friday morning my fellow stampers and welcome to my Fun Fold Friday.  How was everyone’s week?  Are you ready for the weekend? It’s starting to feel like fall here.  It’s been really cool at night and in the mid to upper 70’s during the day, perfect walking or yard work weather.

I’ve made another easel card for you today.  Now I know why my team member Mary loves these so much.  They are so much fun to design.  Here’s my card for today.

My colors were inspired by Paper Players Challenge #508.  Here are their colors.

I started by scoring and folding a Blackberry Bliss easel at 2 3/4″ and 5 1/2″ and adhering the 2 3/4″ section to a Blackberry Bliss card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I stamped the stem image from the Stampin’ Up! Daisy Lane Cling Stamp Set in Pretty Peacock Ink on a panel of Whisper White cardstock.  I colored the leaves and the stem in using my Pretty Peacock Stampin’ Blends Markers.

I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Four Seasons Floral Photopolymer Stamp Set in Pretty Peacock Ink on the top of the Whisper White panel.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Pretty Peacock mat using Stampin’ Seal.

I stamped the small sunflower image from the Stampin’ Up! Celebrate Sunflowers Cling Stamp Set in Cajun Craze Ink on a small panel of Whisper White cardstock.  I colored the image in using my Cajun Craze Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I brushed some Clear Wink of Stella on the center of the sunflower go give it a little shimmer.  I fussy cut the sunflower out using my Paper Snips and adhered it to the stem using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I cut a couple of the leafy stems out from the Sunflower Dies in Pretty Peacock cardstock and adhered them to the stem using Glue Dots.  I tied a small bow using the 3/8″ Embroidered Ribbon and adhered it to the stems using a Glue Dot.

I adhered the artwork to the easel, just adding Multipurpose Liquid Glue to the bottom section of the easel.  I colored a few Pearl Basic Jewels with my Cajun Craze Stampin’ Blends Marker and adhered them to the card front and the card base.

For the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Celebrate Sunflowers stamp set towards the top of a Whisper White panel in Pretty Peacock Ink.  I stamped the small sunflower image from the Celebrate Sunflowers stamp set in Cajun Craze Ink, stamping off twice, over the sentiment.  I added some Clear Wink of Stella to the flower center.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Pretty Peacock mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the Blackberry Bliss card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I stamped the sentiment from the Daisy Lane stamp set in Pretty Peacock Ink on a small panel of Whisper White cardstock.  I cut the image out using my Stitched Shapes Dies.  I cut a scalloped oval out of a panel of Pretty Peacock cardstock using the Layering Ovals Dies.  I adhered the sentiment to the Pretty Peacock scallop oval using Stampin’ Seal.  I adhered the matted sentiment to the Whisper White panel, where I wanted the easel to set, using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the small sunflower from the Celebrate Sunflowers stamp set in Cajun Craze Ink on the envelope front and colored it in using my Cajun Craze and Pretty Peacock Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered a panel of Pretty Peacock 2019-2021 In-Color 6 X 6 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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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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World Card Making Day, Saturday October 3rd.  Our Inkin’ Krew Team will be doing videos all day, every hour.  I will actually be doing 2 Facebook Live videos that day.  I will post a schedule when we get closer.

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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:

  • Blackberry Bliss Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card base), 3″ X 6 1/4″ (easel scored at 2 3/4″ & 5 1/2″)
  • Pretty Peacock Cardstock 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat), 2 7/8″ X 5 3/8″ (artwork mat), 3″ x 3 1/3″ (flourishes and scallop oval)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner), 2 3/4″ X 5 1/4″ (artwork), 1 1/2″ X 2 1/2″ (sentiment oval)
  • 2019-2021 In- Color 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 2 1/4′ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Product List

Stampin’ Up! Poinsettia Petals for Fun Fold Friday

Good Friday morning my fellow stampers and welcome to my Fun Fold Friday.  How was everyone’s week?  Is anyone doing anything this weekend?  I’m working at the dog bakery again today.  The owner asked me a couple weeks ago if I could fill in yesterday and today.  I haven’t worked there since the whole pandemic started.  Her business really took a hit and it’s still trying to work it’s way back up.

For today I made a corner fold card and made it into a Christmas card.  Here’s my card for today.

I started by scoring and folding my card base.

I scored the card base at 5 1/2″ then move it over to 4 1/4″ and made a small pencil mark.  I scored from the pencil mark to the opposite corner.

I folded the corner down to like the pictures above.

I adhered a strip of the Balmy Blue Glimmer Paper to the left side of the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  On a Whisper White panel in Balmy Blue Ink, I stamped the large poinsettia from the Stampin’ Up! Poinsettia Petals Photopolymer Stamp Set twice, the medium one once and the smaller one once.  I stamped the large poinsettia a 3rd time in Old Olive Ink.  On the Balmy Blue flowers, I went around the tops of the flowers and the veins with my Balmy Blue Stampin’ Blends Marker.  I used my Stampin’ Blends Color Lifter Marker to move the color around to give it just a light tint of the blue.  I colored the Old Olive flower in using my Old Olive Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I cut all the images out using my Poinsettia Dies and cut one of the extra small flower.  I went over the extra small flower with my Balmy Blue Stampin’ Blends Marker and then used my Stampin’ Blends Color Lifter Marker to just give it a hint of color.  I adhered the Balmy Blue flowers together using Multipurpose Liquid Glue just in the centers.  I cut the Old Olive flower leaves apart and adhered them to the back of the flower using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I cut a few of the foliage pieces out from my Poinsettia Dies from a Silver Foil Sheet and Balmy Blue Glimmer Paper.  I adhered them to the back of the flower using Glue Dots.

I cut a 4″ X 4″ panel of Whisper White panel in half diagonally and embossed one of the panels using my Winter Snow Embossing Folder.  I adhered the embossed panel to the folded card front panel using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I adhered the poinsettia to the folded panel using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added a Beaded Pearl to the flower center using a Glue Dot.  On a strip of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Poinsettia Petals stamp set in Night of Navy Ink.  I adhered the sentiment to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On the inside I adhered a panel of Poinsettia Place Designer Series Paper using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I stamped the sentiment from the Poinsettia Petals stamp set in Night of Navy Ink on the other half of the 4″ X 4″ panel and adhered it to the inside of the Night of Navy card base using Stampin’ Seal.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the poinsettia from the Poinsettia Petals stamp set on the envelope front in Balmy Blue Ink.  I adhered a panel of Poinsettia Place 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: 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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Don’t forget about my Victory Special

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.

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STAMPIN’ UP! CLEARANCE RACK HAS BEEN UPDATED!!!

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

I saw some retired In Color Card Stock and accessories, lots of pretty designer papers and embellishments and punches too!

Click HERE to head over to my Online Store to start shopping.

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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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I’m cleaning my shelves and drawers out to make room for lots of new goodie.  I have my list right HERE and I’m trying to keep it up to date.   Check it out and let me know if there is anything you’d like to get.  If you are looking for something and don’t see it on the list, drop me a line and I will look through my stash to see if I missed it.  I have lots of older DSP too that I don’t have listed if there is any that you are looking for.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Night of Navy Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (poinsettias), 4″ X 4″ (card front and inner liner cut on a diagonal), 1/2″ x 2″ (sentiment)
  • Balmy Blue Glimmer Paper 1 1/8″ X 6″ cut down to 4 1/8″ (card front strip and foliage piece)
  • Poinsettia Place Designer Series Paper 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)
  • Silver Foil Sheet 3″ X 2 1/4″ (foliage)

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Stampin’ Up! Holly Jolly Gnome for the Holidays For Fun Fold Friday

Good Friday morning my stamping friends and welcome to my Fun Fold Friday.  How was everyone’s week?  I hope you have some fun plans for the weekend.  I have off tomorrow, but I’m working on Sunday.  Years ago, when I was a child up to my early 20’s, we used to have a huge family picnic with all my mothers aunts, uncles, cousins, brother and sister.  It was so much fun, it was like a big reunion every Sunday before Labor Day.  Lots of good food (we’re all Italians so not hamburgers and hotdogs), games and catching up with family.  Unfortunately it came to an end and there are only a few people left that used to come.

Today’s card I tried something different again using one of my favorite sets from the August-December 2020 Mini Catalog.  There’s lots of pictures with details for this one.  I really need to start doing videos to explain some of these cards.  Here’s my card for today.

I absolutely LOVE this gnome set, the images are all so cute.  My colors were inspired by Color Throwdown Challenge #609.  Here are their colors.

I started by making a little mark with a pencil at the 1″ mark on the 5 1/2″ side of a panel of Gorgeous Grape cardstock.  I flipped the panel over the long way and made a pencil mark at the 1″ mark on the back of the other side.

Using my Scalloped Tag Topper Punch, I lined up the pencil mark with the inside edge of the punch and cut.  I did the same thing on the opposite side.

Once both ends were punched out, you are left with a card base that looks like this.  I scored the card base at 3 1/2″

I trimmed the side edges off so that my card base looked like this.  I have the score line to the left and I scored the right tab so that I could fold it in to meet with the left tab once the card was folded.

I adhered a panel of Snowflake Splendor Designer Series Paper to a Pacific Point mat using Stampin’ Seal and then adhered it to the front panel using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  On a small panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the gnome image from the Stampin’ Up! Gnome For The Holidays Cling Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  I stamped the sentiment from the Gnome for the Holidays stamp set in Gorgeous Grape Ink on the top of the Whisper White panel.  I colored the gnome in using my Ivory and Old Olive Stampin’ Blends Markers and I used Clear Wink of Stella on the gnomes beard.  I cut the image out using my Hippo & Friends Dies and I cut the sentiment out using the smallest octagon die from the Hippo & Friends Dies.  I adhered the artwork and sentiment to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added a few Adhesive-Backed Snowflakes to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the snowflake cluster image from the Stampin’ Up! Snowflake Wishes Photopolymer Stamp Set in Pacific Point Ink, stamping off once, along the edge of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the sentiment from the Gnome for the Holidays stamp set in Gorgeous Grape Ink to the left of the panel.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Pacific Point mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Gorgeous Grape card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I tied the 2 tabs together using a piece of Snowflake Splendor Ribbon and tied a small bow.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the snowflake cluster image from the Snowflake Wishes stamp set in Pacific Point Ink, stamping off once, along the bottom front of the envelope.  I adhered a panel of Snowflake Splendor 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: 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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STAMPIN’ UP! CLEARANCE RACK HAS BEEN UPDATED!!!

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

I saw some retired In Color Card Stock and accessories, lots of pretty designer papers and embellishments and punches too!

Click HERE to head over to my Online Store to start shopping.

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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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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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I’m cleaning my shelves and drawers out to make room for lots of new goodie.  I have my list right HERE and I’m trying to keep it up to date.   Check it out and let me know if there is anything you’d like to get.  If you are looking for something and don’t see it on the list, drop me a line and I will look through my stash to see if I missed it.  I have lots of older DSP too that I don’t have listed if there is any that you are looking for.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Gorgeous Grape Cardstock 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 3 1/2″)
  • Pacific Point Cardstock 2 1/2″ x 5 3/8″ (card front mat), 4″ x 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 3″ x 3″ (artwork and sentiment), 3 7/8″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Snowflake Splendor Designer Series Paper 2 3/8″ X 5 1/4″ (card front), 2 1/4′ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Happy Day Sunflower for Fun Fold Friday

Good Friday morning my fellow stampers and welcome to my Fun Fold Friday.  How was everyone’s week?  Have you made plans for the weekend yet?

I have a Double Z-Fold card for you today using one of my favorite sets from the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog.  Here’s my card for today.

My inspiration is from Hand Stamped Sentiments Challenge #346.  Here is their inspiration board.

I started by  a panel of Flowers For Every Season 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper to the front panel of the card base using Stampin’ Seal.  I adhered another panel of Flowers for Every Season DSP on the front section of the small Z-Fold card using Stampin’ Seal.

I adhered a panel of Flowers for Every Season DSP on the back panel of the card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I adhered the small Z-Fold card base to the large Z-Fold card base using Tear & Tape.  The longer section of the small Z-Fold is adhered to the front panel of the large card base and the small section is adhered to the back section.  I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Itty Bitty Birthdays Cling Stamp Set in Just Jade Ink on the Whisper White panel.  I cut the sentiment out using the Stitched So Sweetly Dies and adhered it to the front panel using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the large sunflower from the Stampin’ Up! Celebrate Sunflowers Cling Stamp Set in Cinnamon Cider Ink.  I stamped 3 of the larger leaves from the Celebrate Sunflowers stamp set in Just Jade Ink on the Whisper White panel.  I colored the sunflower in using my Water Painter, filled with alcohol, and Bumblebee Ink on a clear block.  I colored the sunflower center in using my Cinnamon Cider Stampin’ Blends Markers and I colored the leaves in using my Just Jade Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I cut the flower and leaves out using the coordinating dies from the Sunflower Dies.  I adhered the sunflower to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals, hanging off the left side a little.  I trimmed the sunflower using my Paper Snips.  I cut the leaf vein from the Sunflower Dies out of a panel of Just Jade cardstock and adhered them to the solid leaves using tiny amounts of Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I adhered the leaves under the sunflower using Glue Dots.  I added a few Bumblebee 2020-2022 In-Color Enamel Dots to the card front.

On the inside I adhered a Just Jade panel of cardstock to the back section of the small Z-Fold card using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I stamped the sentiment from the Celebrate Sunflowers stamp set on the Whisper White panel in Just Jade Ink.  I cut the sentiment out using my Stitched So Sweetly Dies and adhered it to the Just Jade panel using Stampin’ Seal.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the small sunflower from the Celebrate Sunflowers stamp set in Cinnamon Cider Ink on the envelope front.  I colored the image in using my Water Painter with the Bumblebee Ink and my Cinnamon Cider and Just Jade Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered a panel of Flowers for Every Season 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: 4Z2KHBVY

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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IT’S TIME TO REDEEM THOSE BONUS DAYS COUPONS YOU EARNED IN JULY!!

  • Redemption Deadline:  August 31 2020, by 11:50 PM (MT)
  • There is no limit to the number of coupon codes participants can use on an order during redemption.
  • Bonus Days coupon codes may be redeemed for any product (excluding Starter Kits and Paper Pumpkin monthly subscriptions).
    • New prepaid Paper Pumpkin codes may be discounted using Bonus Days coupon codes.
  • Bonus Days coupon codes will reduce the amount of an order.
  • Bonus Days coupon codes may be redeemed one time only.

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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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I’m cleaning my shelves and drawers out to make room for lots of new goodie.  I have my list right HERE and I’m trying to keep it up to date.   Check it out and let me know if there is anything you’d like to get.  If you are looking for something and don’t see it on the list, drop me a line and I will look through my stash to see if I missed it.  I have lots of older DSP too that I don’t have listed if there is any that you are looking for.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Cinnamon Cider Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (large card base scored and folded at 2 1/8″ & 4 1/4″), 2 3/4″ x 8 1/2″ (small card base scored and folded at 2 1/8″ & 4 1/4″)
  • Just Jade Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 1 1/4″ (leaf veins), 2 5/8″ X 2 1/16″ (inner liner mat)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 4 1/2″ X 5 3/4″ (flower, leaves & sentiments)
  • Flowers For Every Season 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 2″ X 5 3/8″ (large card front panel), 2 5/8″ x 4 1/8″ (small card front panel), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Warm and Toasty Cheer for Fun Fold Friday

Good Friday morning my stamping friends and welcome to my Fun Fold Friday.  How was everyone’s week?  Does anyone have anything fun planned for the weekend?  My craft area got a little bit of a makeover yesterday.  I ordered new shelves and they got delivered on Wednesday.  I couldn’t wait to put them together and reorganize my area.  I usually do a reorganization on New Year’s, but it got done a little early this year.  It’s so nice, neat and more spread out that I can find things a little easier.

For today’s card I made an easel card.  I’m not sure if I’ve done this before, but it was a lot of fun.  The easel part was really easy.  Have you ever gone through stamping images and coloring them in and you go to look for the dies and there aren’t any?  I really thought this stamp set came with dies, guess I was thinking of another one.   I had everything stamped, colored and ready and I had to pull out my Paper Snips to fussy cut everything.  Now, if I lived closer to my upline Jaimie, I would have run over to her and asked her to cut them out for me since she is an expert at it.  Here’s my card for today.

My colors are from Sunday Stamps Going Cool Challenge #237.  Here are their colors.

I started by adhering the Highland Heather easel part of the card to a Purple Posey card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I adhered 2 panels of the Snowflake Splendor Designer Series Paper to the base easel section and the outside easel section using Stampin’ Seal.

On a panel of Whisper White cardstock, I stamped the skating polar bear, singing bunnies and the small polar bear images from the Stampin’ Up! Warm & Toasty Cling Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  I stamped the sentiment from the Warm & Toasty stamp set in Pacific Point Ink on the same panel.  I cut the sentiment out using the Stitched So Sweetly Dies.  I colored the images in using my Balmy Blue, Highland Heather, Pacific Point & Purple Posy Stampin’ Write Markers.  I colored the sleigh in using my Balmy Blue Stampin’ Blends Marker.  I fussy cut all the images using my Paper Snips.  I cut the smallest snowflake from the So Many Snowflakes Dies out of a panel of Balmy Blue Glimmer Paper.  Using my Layering Ovals Dies I cut a panel of a Silver Foil Sheet.

I adhered the Silver Foil oval to the base of the easel using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I adhered the skating polar bear on the foil using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added a few of the Balmy Blue Glimmer snowflakes to the panel.

On the front panel of the easel I adhered the sentiment to the center using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I adhered the singing bunnies to the top of the panel and the small polar bear to the bottom of the panel using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added 2 Balmy Blue Glimmer snowflakes to either side of the sentiment.  I added a few of the Adhesive Backed Snowflakes to the card front and sentiment.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Warm & Toasty stamp set in the center of a Whisper White panel in Pacific Point Ink.  I stamped the snowflake image from the Warm & Toasty stamp set around the sentiment, stamping off twice, in Pacific Point Ink.  I stamped the small polar bear from the Warm & Toasty stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on the bottom of the panel.  I adhered a thin strip of the Balmy Blue Glimmer paper to the side of the panel using Stampin’ Seal and trimmed it using my Paper Snips.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Highland Heather mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Purple Posy card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the skating polar bear image from the Warm & Toasty stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on the front of the envelope and colored it in using my Balmy Blue & Pacific Point Stampin’ Write Markers.  I stamped the snowflake image from the Warm & Toasty stamp set in Pacific Point Ink, stamping off twice, around the bear.  I adhered a panel of Snowflake Splendor 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: 4Z2KHBVY

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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IT’S TIME TO REDEEM THOSE BONUS DAYS COUPONS YOU EARNED IN JULY!!

  • Redemption Deadline:  August 31 2020, by 11:50 PM (MT)
  • There is no limit to the number of coupon codes participants can use on an order during redemption.
  • Bonus Days coupon codes may be redeemed for any product (excluding Starter Kits and Paper Pumpkin monthly subscriptions).
    • New prepaid Paper Pumpkin codes may be discounted using Bonus Days coupon codes.
  • Bonus Days coupon codes will reduce the amount of an order.
  • Bonus Days coupon codes may be redeemed one time only.

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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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I’m cleaning my shelves and drawers out to make room for lots of new goodie.  I have my list right HERE and I’m trying to keep it up to date.   Check it out and let me know if there is anything you’d like to get.  If you are looking for something and don’t see it on the list, drop me a line and I will look through my stash to see if I missed it.  I have lots of older DSP too that I don’t have listed if there is any that you are looking for.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Highland Heather Cardstock 4″ X 10″ (easel card front scored and folded at 5 1/4″ & 7 5/8″), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner mat)
  • Purple Posey Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″ )
  • Whisper White Cardstock 3″ X 6″ (artwork), 3 7/8″ X 5 1/8″ (inner liner)
  • Balmy Blue Glimmer Paper 1 1/4″ X 6″ (snowflakes), 1/4″ X 6″ (inner liner strip)
  • Silver Foil Sheet 3″ X 2″ (oval)
  • Snowflake Splendor Designer Series Paper 3 7/8″ X 5 1/8″ & 3 7/8″ X 2 1/8″ (easel panels), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap panel)

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Stampin’ Up! Butterfly Wishes for Fun Fold Friday

Goof Friday morning my stamping friends and welcome to my Fun Fold Friday.  How was everyone’s week?  Does anyone have plans for the weekend?  I’m working tomorrow and Sunday dropping my daughter off for the week so she can house and animal sit while my niece is away.  She does this every year and it’s so hard since her and I do almost everything together.

For today I made a floating card for you.  I haven’t done one of these in a while and I forgot how much I like them.  Here’s my card for today.

My inspiration came from the Double D Challenge.  Here is their inspiration.

My colors are from the Paper Players Color Challenge #503.  As soon as I saw these colors I thought butterflies.  Here are their colors.

I started by scoring and cutting a Pool Party card base.  I cut the front panel, from the fold, at the 2 1/2″ mark.  I cut the bottom portion that I cut off to a 1 1/2″ panel.  I embossed 2 panels of Pool Party card stock using the Meadow Moments Embossing Folder.  Using Stampin’ Seal, I adhered a Window Sheet to the 1 1/2″ panel about 1/4″ in.  I lined the bottom of the panel up with the bottom of the back of the card base and adhered the top of the Window Sheet to the top of the card base using Stampin’ Seal.  I adhered the 2 embossed panels over the top and the bottom panels of the Window Sheet using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

Using the Butterfly Beauty Dies, I cut 1 from a panel of Night of Navy cardstock and 1 from a panel of Mango Melody cardstock.  I also cut just the top 2 butterflies out of a panel of Melon Mambo cardstock.  I adhered the Night of Navy die to the top of the Mango Melody die using tiny amounts of Multipurpose Liquid Glue just in the larger areas.  I adhered the Melon Mambo inner pieces of the butterflies to the back of one  butterfly and to the front of the other using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I adhered the butterflies to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals only on the top and bottom.  I didn’t want to use any on the center butterfly since I didn’t want them to show through the Window Sheet.

On a strip of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Butterfly Wishes Cling Stamp Set in Night of Navy Ink.  I cut both ends of the strip into a banner using my Banner Triple Punch.  I adhered a piece of 1/8″ Night of Navy Ribbon from the Playing With Patterns Ribbon Combo Pack to the butterflies using Glue Dots.  I adhered the sentiment over the ribbon using Stampn’ Dimensionals.  I added a few Rhinestone Basic Jewels to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Butterfly Wishes stamp set in Night of Navy Ink on a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the larger butterfly from the Butterfly Wishes stamp set in Mango Melody Ink on one side of the sentiment and the medium butterfly from the Butterfly Wishes stamp set in Melon Mambo Ink on the other side.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to the top of a Pool Party mat using Stampin’ Seal.  I stamped the small butterfly from the Butterfly Wishes stamp set in Night of Navy in on a smaller panel of Whisper White cardstock.  I adhered the smaller panel to the bottom of the Pool Party mat using Stampin’ Seal.  I adhered the matted panels to the inside of the Pool Party card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the larger butterfly from the Butterfly Wishes stamp set in Mango Melody Ink, the medium butterfly in Melon Mambo and the small butterfly in Night of Navy Ink on the envelope front and 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: 4Z2KHBVY

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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IT’S TIME TO REDEEM THOSE BONUS DAYS COUPONS YOU EARNED IN JULY!!

  • Redemption Deadline:  August 31 2020, by 11:50 PM (MT)
  • There is no limit to the number of coupon codes participants can use on an order during redemption.
  • Bonus Days coupon codes may be redeemed for any product (excluding Starter Kits and Paper Pumpkin monthly subscriptions).
    • New prepaid Paper Pumpkin codes may be discounted using Bonus Days coupon codes.
  • Bonus Days coupon codes will reduce the amount of an order.
  • Bonus Days coupon codes may be redeemed one time only.

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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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I’m cleaning my shelves and drawers out to make room for lots of new goodie.  I have my list right HERE and I’m trying to keep it up to date.   Check it out and let me know if there is anything you’d like to get.  If you are looking for something and don’t see it on the list, drop me a line and I will look through my stash to see if I missed it.  I have lots of older DSP too that I don’t have listed if there is any that you are looking for.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Mango Melody Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (butterflies)
  • Melon Mambo Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 3 1/2″ (butterflies)
  • Night of Navy Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (butterflies)
  • Pool Party Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″), 4 1/4″ X 2 1/2″ (upper card front), 4 1/4″ X 1/2″ (lower card front), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 3 1/2″ X 5/8″ (sentiment), 4″ X 2 1/4″ (upper inner liner), 4″ X 1 1/4″ (bottom inner liner)
  • Window Sheet 4 1/4″ X 3″ (card front)

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Stampin’ Up! Snowflake Wishes for Fun Fold Friday

Good Friday morning my stamping friends.  How was everyone’s week?  Does anyone have plans for the weekend?  I know some are still without power after the hurricane on Tuesday here and are not expecting it back until next week.  I’m hoping that you get power back sooner than expected.  My heart goes out to you.

I have a drapery card for you today. I have made a diagram for you that I attached below explaining how to make the folded panel.  Here’s my card for today.

I started by stamping a panel of Misty Moonlight cardstock with the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Snowflake Wishes Photopolymer Stamp Set in VersaMark Ink.  I immediately sprinkled it with my White Emboss Powder and set it using my Heat Tool.

I embossed the panel using the new Winter Snow Embossing Folder.  I cut and scored a 4″ X 11 1/2″ panel of Snowflake Splendor Designer Series Paper as in the diagram below.

I adhered the folded panel to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I wrapped a piece of 1/4″ Snowflake Splendor Ribbon around the card front and tied a small bow.  I tacked the bow in place using a Glue Dot.  I adhered the card front to a Misty Moonlight card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I added a few Adhesive-Backed Snowflakes to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Snowflake Wishes stamp set in Misty Moonlight Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the snowflake image from the Snowflake Wishes stamp set in Misty Moonlight Ink, stamping off once, above the sentiment.  I adhered a strip of Snowflake Splendor DSP to the side of the panel.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Misty Moonlight mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Misty Moonlight card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the snowflake image from the Snowflake Wishes stamp set along the bottom front of the envelope in Misty Moonlight Ink.  I adhered a panel of Snowflake Splendor 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: 4Z2KHBVY

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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IT’S TIME TO REDEEM THOSE BONUS DAYS COUPONS YOU EARNED IN JULY!!

  • Redemption Deadline:  August 31 2020, by 11:50 PM (MT)
  • There is no limit to the number of coupon codes participants can use on an order during redemption.
  • Bonus Days coupon codes may be redeemed for any product (excluding Starter Kits and Paper Pumpkin monthly subscriptions).
    • New prepaid Paper Pumpkin codes may be discounted using Bonus Days coupon codes.
  • Bonus Days coupon codes will reduce the amount of an order.
  • Bonus Days coupon codes may be redeemed one time only.

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WORLD’S GREATEST BY PAPER PUMPKIN

SUBSCRIBE JULY11 – AUGUST 10

With Paper Pumpkin, you are provided with everything you need to explore your creativity and discover new ways to craft. As we navigate a “new normal” in today’s world, there’s plenty of opportunity to papercraft! And, more importantly, there’s no better time than now to create something that’ll show the essential people in your life just how awesome you think they are.

Lately, it’s become especially clear who the everyday heroes are—they’ve always surrounded us! Teachers, doctors, hairdressers, nurses, delivery workers, cashiers, and even our friends, kids, and family members go above and beyond to enrich our lives. These people are truly the world’s greatest at what they do!

Celebrate and appreciate the everyday heroes in your life with the August Paper Pumpkin Kit. The cards included in this kit are specifically designed for celebrating life’s champions!

  • The intended use of this kit is to celebrate and appreciate life’s champions and everyday heroes.
  • Especially during this time, this is something anyone can do to make a difference. The August kit makes it easy!
  • Distinktive stamps are photo-realistic stamps that create an impressive detailed image with a single stamp.
  • The Distinktive stamps included in August’s kit are an especially excellent feature for new stampers still exploring their creativity!
  • Masculine card designs can be difficult to find, this kit has a real masculine feel.
  • While the elements of the August kit can be used to show appreciation for anyone, the masculine card designs are perfect for the men in your life!

About the August Kit:

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create nine 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: Bumblebee, gold, Mint Macaron, Pacific Point, Soft Suede, white
  • The kit’s stamp set includes Distinktive stamps
  • Subscribe to the August 2020 Paper Pumpkin Kit from 11 July to 10 August at paperpumpkin.com!

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

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I’m cleaning my shelves and drawers out to make room for lots of new goodie.  I have my list right HERE and I’m trying to keep it up to date.   Check it out and let me know if there is anything you’d like to get.  If you are looking for something and don’t see it on the list, drop me a line and I will look through my stash to see if I missed it.  I have lots of older DSP too that I don’t have listed if there is any that you are looking for.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

    • Misty Moonlight 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), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
    • Whisper White Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
    • Snowflake Splendor Designer Series Paper 4″ X 11 1/2″ (card front panel scored and folded at 3″, 4″, 6″, 7″, 9″ & 10″), 1/2″ X 4″ (strip for inner liner), 2 1/4″ X6″(piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Autumn Goodness for Fun Fold Friday

Good Friday morning my stamping friends.  How was everyone’s week?  The weekend is here, ready or not.  I don’t know about you, but I’m ready for this week to be over.  I’m starting to feel like I live at work.  Has anyone made any plans for the weekend?  I’m working tomorrow, but I’m suppose to have off on Sunday, YAY!!!

For today I have another new fun fold for you.  It’s a bridge fold card and it is super easy.  Here’s my card for today.

I played along with the Stampin’ Up! Only Challenge #254.  The theme is ‘Coloring‘.

I started by scoring and folding an 8 1/4″ X 4 1/4″ Mint Macaron card base at 1 3/8″, 2 3/4″, 5 1/2″ & 6 7/8″. I adhered 4 panels of Gilded Autumn Specialty Designer Series Paper to 4 Early Espresso mats using Stampin’ Seal.  I adhered them to the card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

This is not a real good photo, but I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Autumn Goodness Photopolymer Stamp Set in Early Espresso Ink on a Very Vanilla panel.  I stamped the pumpkin image from the Autumn Goodness stamp set in Early Espresso Ink on the bottom of the Very Vanilla panel.  I colored the image in using my Cajun Craze, Crumb Cake, Daffodil Delight, Mint Macaron, Old Olive, Poppy Parade, Pumpkin Pie and So Saffron Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered the Very Vanilla panel to an Early Espresso mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the Mint Macaron card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I adhered a panel of Gilded Autumn Specialty DSP bridge to an Early Espresso mat using Stampin’ Seal.  I adhered the bridge to the card front using Tear & Tape.  I first adhered the left side then I folded the card flat and adhered the right side.

I stamped the wheelbarrow image from the Autumn Goodness stamp set in Early Espresso Ink on a panel of Crumb Cake cardstock.  I cut the image out using my Autumn Wheelbarrow Dies.  I cut the wheel from the Autumn Wheelbarrow Dies out of a piece of the new Brushed Gold Foil Sheet.  I adhered the wheel to the wheelbarrow using a Mini Stampin’ Dimensional.  On a panel of Very Vanilla cardstock I stamped the floral image from the Autumn Goodness stamp set in Early Espresso Ink.  I colored the image in using my Cajun Craze, Daffodil Delight, Mint Macaron, Old Olive and Poppy Parade Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I cut the floral image our using my Autumn Wheelbarrow Dies and adhered it to the top of the wheelbarrow using Glue Dots.  I adhered the wheelbarrow to the right side of the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On the back I stamped the cornstalk image from the Autumn Goodness stamp set in Early Espresso Ink on the bottom of a Very Vanilla panel and colored it in using my Crumb Cake Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I stamped the sentiment from the Autumn Goodness stamp set in Early Espresso Ink towards the top of the Very Vanilla panel.  I adhered the Very Vanilla panel to an Early Espresso mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the back of the Mint Macaron card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Very Vanilla Envelope.  I stamped the pumpkin image from the Autumn Goodness stamp set in Early Espresso Ink.  I colored the image in using my Cajun Craze, Crumb Cake, Daffodil Delight, Mint Macaron, Old Olive, Poppy Parade, Pumpkin Pie and So Saffron Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered a panel of Gilded Autumn Specialty DSP to the envelope flap.

Just so you can see, this card folds flat and fits perfectly in the medium envelope.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today.  I hope you liked my card and will give it a try.  The items for this card will be available for you to purchase on Tuesday August 4th.  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: FXTA29WD

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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LAST DAYS FOR BONUS DAYS!! DON’T MISS OUT!!

Bonus Days from Stampin’ Up! are back!!  For every $50 merchandise that you purchase between July 1 and August 3, you’ll earn a $5 coupon that can be redeemed between August 4 and 31!  

Here are the details:

  • An email address is required to participate; Bonus Days coupon codes can be delivered only via email.
  • If you earn multiple codes from a single order, you will receive one email with multiple codes.  If you earn multiple codes from multiple orders, they will receive separate emails for each code earned.
  • All order types qualify for this promotion.  Fax and email orders still require an email address.
  • Orders that are started before the promotion begins will not go toward earning coupon codes.
  • There is no limit to the number of coupon codes you can earn per order or throughout the duration of the Bonus Days earning period!!
  • Deadline for coupon earning:  August 3, 2020 at 11:50 PM (MT)

Click hereto head over to my online store to start earning those coupons now!  Don’t forget to use my current Host Code so that you will get your free gift from me, any 1 item in the catalog valued up to $10 with a qualifying order.  Detail about the free gift are here.  Let me know if you have any questions.

Get your shopping lists ready and start earning those coupons!

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WORLD’S GREATEST BY PAPER PUMPKIN

SUBSCRIBE JULY11 – AUGUST 10

With Paper Pumpkin, you are provided with everything you need to explore your creativity and discover new ways to craft. As we navigate a “new normal” in today’s world, there’s plenty of opportunity to papercraft! And, more importantly, there’s no better time than now to create something that’ll show the essential people in your life just how awesome you think they are.

Lately, it’s become especially clear who the everyday heroes are—they’ve always surrounded us! Teachers, doctors, hairdressers, nurses, delivery workers, cashiers, and even our friends, kids, and family members go above and beyond to enrich our lives. These people are truly the world’s greatest at what they do!

Celebrate and appreciate the everyday heroes in your life with the August Paper Pumpkin Kit. The cards included in this kit are specifically designed for celebrating life’s champions!

  • The intended use of this kit is to celebrate and appreciate life’s champions and everyday heroes.
  • Especially during this time, this is something anyone can do to make a difference. The August kit makes it easy!
  • Distinktive stamps are photo-realistic stamps that create an impressive detailed image with a single stamp.
  • The Distinktive stamps included in August’s kit are an especially excellent feature for new stampers still exploring their creativity!
  • Masculine card designs can be difficult to find, this kit has a real masculine feel.
  • While the elements of the August kit can be used to show appreciation for anyone, the masculine card designs are perfect for the men in your life!

About the August Kit:

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create nine 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: Bumblebee, gold, Mint Macaron, Pacific Point, Soft Suede, white
  • The kit’s stamp set includes Distinktive stamps
  • Subscribe to the August 2020 Paper Pumpkin Kit from 11 July to 10 August at paperpumpkin.com!

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

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I’m cleaning my shelves and drawers out to make room for lots of new goodie.  I have my list right HERE and I’m trying to keep it up to date.   Check it out and let me know if there is anything you’d like to get.  If you are looking for something and don’t see it on the list, drop me a line and I will look through my stash to see if I missed it.  I have lots of older DSP too that I don’t have listed if there is any that you are looking for.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Crumb Cake Cardstock 3 1/4″ X 2 1/2″ (wheelbarrow)
  • Early Espresso Cardstock 2 – 4 1/8″ X 2 5/8″ (artwork and back liner mats), 4 – 1 5/16″ x 4 3/16″ (side panel dsp mats), 1 5/16″ X 5 1/2″ (bridge mat)
  • Mint Macaron Cardstock 8 1/4″ X 4 1/4″ (card base scored and folded at 1 3/8″, 2 3/4″, 5 1/2″ & 6 7/8″)
  • Very Vanilla Cardstock 2 – 2 1/2″ X 4″ (artwork and back liner), 3″ X 2 1/2″ (floral)
  • Brushed Gold Foil Sheet 1″ X 1″ (wheel)
  • Gilded Autumn Specialty Designer Series Paper 4 – 1 1/4″ X 4 1/8″ (card front panels), 1 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (bridge), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Timeless Tropical Hello for Fun Fold Friday

Good Friday morning my stamping friends and welcome to my Fun Fold Friday.  How was everyone’s week?  Does anyone have plans for the weekend?  I had a nice surprise yesterday at work.  I was saying good bye and said that I’d see everyone Saturday, turns out I have off, YAY!!!  I do have to work Sunday though.  I’m on the road early this morning, we left the house at 7am to take my little nephews to Crystal Cave in Kutztown, PA.  I’m very excited about bringing them.  I’ve heard that it’s only around 56 degrees in the cave, so I’m dressing for outside but bringing a sweatshirt for inside.  I can’t wait to see all the crystals inside the cave.

For today I have an easy Fun Fold for you and my card was inspired by some flowers in my garden again. After everything that happen with my dog the other day, I woke up to these beauties.

Here is my card for today.

I started by scoring and folding a Night of Navy card base at 2 1/4″, 3 5/8″, 7 3/8″ & 8 3/4″.  Your card base will look like photo below.

I adhered 2 panels of the Artistry Blooms Designer Series Paper to Whisper White mats using Stampin’ Seal.  I adhered the matted DSP to the side panels of the Night of Navy card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  On a panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the hibiscus image from the Stampin’ Up! Timeless Tropical Cling Stamp Set in Melon Mambo Ink twice and cut the images out using my In The Tropics Dies.  On a panel of Just Jade cardstock I stamped the leaf image from the Timeless Tropics stamp set in Shaded Spruce Ink 6 times and cut the images out using my In The Tropics Dies.

I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Itty Bitty Birthdays Cling Stamp Set in Night of Navy Ink on a panel of Melon Mambo cardstock.  I adhered the Melon Mambo cardstock to a Whisper White mat using Stampin’ Seal.  I adhered the die cut hibiscus using Stampin’ Dimensionals to the card front.  I adhered the die cut leaves under the hibiscus images using Glue Dots.  I adhered the card front to the Night of Navy card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I added a few Night of Navy Holiday Rhinestone Basic Jewels to the card front.

On the back (inside) of the card I stamped the sentiment from the Timeless Tropical stamp set in Night of Navy Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the hibiscus image from the Timeless Tropical stamp set in Melon Mambo Ink on the 2 corners of the panel.  I stamped the leaf image from the Timeless Tropical stamp set around the hibiscus.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Melon Mambo mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the back of the Night of Navy card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I adhered 2 panels of the Artistry Blooms DSP to Whisper White mats using Stampin’ Seal and then to the 2 side panels of the Night of Navy card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I added a couple Night of Navy Holiday Rhinestone Basic Jewels to the sentiment panel.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the Hibiscus image from the Timeless Tropical stamp set in Melon Mambo Ink on the front of the envelope.  I stamped the leaf image from the Timeless Tropical stamp set in Shaded Spruce Ink around the hibiscus.  I adhered a panel of Artistry Blooms 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: FXTA29WD

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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LAST WEEK FOR BONUS DAYS!! DON’T MISS OUT!!

Bonus Days from Stampin’ Up! are back!!  For every $50 merchandise that you purchase between July 1 and August 3, you’ll earn a $5 coupon that can be redeemed between August 4 and 31!  

Here are the details:

  • An email address is required to participate; Bonus Days coupon codes can be delivered only via email.
  • If you earn multiple codes from a single order, you will receive one email with multiple codes.  If you earn multiple codes from multiple orders, they will receive separate emails for each code earned.
  • All order types qualify for this promotion.  Fax and email orders still require an email address.
  • Orders that are started before the promotion begins will not go toward earning coupon codes.
  • There is no limit to the number of coupon codes you can earn per order or throughout the duration of the Bonus Days earning period!!
  • Deadline for coupon earning:  August 3, 2020 at 11:50 PM (MT)

Click hereto head over to my online store to start earning those coupons now!  Don’t forget to use my current Host Code so that you will get your free gift from me, any 1 item in the catalog valued up to $10 with a qualifying order.  Detail about the free gift are here.  Let me know if you have any questions.

Get your shopping lists ready and start earning those coupons!

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WORLD’S GREATEST BY PAPER PUMPKIN

SUBSCRIBE JULY11 – AUGUST 10

With Paper Pumpkin, you are provided with everything you need to explore your creativity and discover new ways to craft. As we navigate a “new normal” in today’s world, there’s plenty of opportunity to papercraft! And, more importantly, there’s no better time than now to create something that’ll show the essential people in your life just how awesome you think they are.

Lately, it’s become especially clear who the everyday heroes are—they’ve always surrounded us! Teachers, doctors, hairdressers, nurses, delivery workers, cashiers, and even our friends, kids, and family members go above and beyond to enrich our lives. These people are truly the world’s greatest at what they do!

Celebrate and appreciate the everyday heroes in your life with the August Paper Pumpkin Kit. The cards included in this kit are specifically designed for celebrating life’s champions!

  • The intended use of this kit is to celebrate and appreciate life’s champions and everyday heroes.
  • Especially during this time, this is something anyone can do to make a difference. The August kit makes it easy!
  • Distinktive stamps are photo-realistic stamps that create an impressive detailed image with a single stamp.
  • The Distinktive stamps included in August’s kit are an especially excellent feature for new stampers still exploring their creativity!
  • Masculine card designs can be difficult to find, this kit has a real masculine feel.
  • While the elements of the August kit can be used to show appreciation for anyone, the masculine card designs are perfect for the men in your life!

About the August Kit:

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create nine 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: Bumblebee, gold, Mint Macaron, Pacific Point, Soft Suede, white
  • The kit’s stamp set includes Distinktive stamps
  • Subscribe to the August 2020 Paper Pumpkin Kit from 11 July to 10 August at paperpumpkin.com!

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

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I’m cleaning my shelves and drawers out to make room for lots of new goodie.  I have my list right HERE and I’m trying to keep it up to date.   Check it out and let me know if there is anything you’d like to get.  If you are looking for something and don’t see it on the list, drop me a line and I will look through my stash to see if I missed it.  I have lots of older DSP too that I don’t have listed if there is any that you are looking for.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Just Jade Cardstock 2 1/2″ X 6″ (die cut leaves)
  • Melon Mambo Cardstock 4″ X 3 1/2″ (card front), 4 1/8″ X 3 5/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Night of Navy Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 2 1/4″, 3 5/8″, 7 3/8″ & 8 3/4″)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 4 – 2 1/8″ X 4 1/8″ (side panel dsp mats), 4 1/8″ X 3 1/2″ (card front mat), 3 1/2″ X 4″ (inner liner), 4″ X 5 1/2″ (flowers)
  • Artistry Blooms Designer Series Paper 4 – 2″ X 4″ (side panels), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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