Stampin’ Up! Positive Thoughts Get Well

Good Wednesday morning my stamping friends. We’re halfway through the week already and on our way to the weekend. It’s really turned to summer here this week and I’m loving it.

For today I used an older set from the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog that carried over. I used the Stampin’ Up! Positive Thoughts Cling Stamp Set for my card along with the new Pattern Party Host Designer Series Paper. This DSP can be earned with Stampin’ Rewards from placing an order of $150 or more. I used a pretty simple layout that’s really easy to recreate. Here’s my card for today.

My design and colors are from my Team Challenge that my upline Jaimie gives us each week.

I started by adhering a panel of the Pattern Party DSP to a Granny Apple Green card base using Stampin’ Seal.

I embossed a panel of Petal Pink cardstock using the new Pretty Flowers Embossing Folder and adhered it to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Positive Thoughts stamp set in Soft Suede Ink on a panel of Basic White cardstock and cut it out using my Ornate Layers Dies. I adhered the sentiment to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a small panel of Balmy Blue cardstock I stamped the butterfly image from the Positive Thoughts stamp set in Soft Suede Ink and cut them out using my Nature’s Thoughts Dies. I adhered the butterflies to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I colored a few Pearl Basic Jewels using my Balmy Blue Stampin’ Blends Markers and adhered them to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Positive Thoughts stamp set in Soft Suede Ink in the center of a Basic White panel. I adhered the tiny Balmy Blue butterfly I had cut using the Nature’s Thoughts Dies, using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Petal Pink mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Granny Apple Green card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I adhered a strip of Pattern Party DSP to the front of a Basic White Medium Envelope and a panel 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.  Please join me 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: QH7JDXHB

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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Stampin’ Up! Join + Promotion May 4-31 

May is a fabulous time to join Stampin’ Up! because you’ll get even MORE FREE products in your customizable Starter Kit!  From May 4–31, you will get $125 USD  $155 worth of products for only $99 + free business supplies + free shipping + all the fun being a part of Stampin’ Up!!

PROMOTION DATES: 4–31 MAY 2021

  • New demonstrators who purchase their Starter Kit between May 4 and May 31 will be able to redeem $155 of Starter Kit eligible products for $99.
  • New demonstrators who submit their Independent Demonstrator Agreement (IDA) before May 4 or after May 31 will not be eligible for this offer.
  • A new demonstrator can select any eligible Stampin’ Up! products up to the stated value.
  •  The Starter Kit also includes business resources like catalogs, brochures, order forms, and postcards at no additional charge.
  • The Starter Kit also includes a FREE past Paper Pumpkin kit.
  • The Starter Kit promotion begins May 4.
  • Deadline to purchase the Starter Kit and receive the extra $30 in free products:  May 31, 2021 at 11:50 PM (MT).

In addition to the amazing added value to the Starter Kit, when you join Stampin’ Up! you get to be a part of our amazing community of crafters!  Plus, you get to enjoy sharing simple and fun crafting experiences with others, early access to products, and exclusive access to training events!  Demonstrators also get at least a 20% discount on all of the products that they purchase and there is no requirement to sell to anyone.  There is no risk and no penalty if you decide that being a Demonstrator isn’t right for you.  With this great deal, there is no reason not to join in May!!

If you have any questions about joining or being a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, please drop me a note at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com. If you want to read more about becoming a Demonstrator and the benefits of joining, head over to my Stampin’ Up! page HERE. I’d LOVE to have you on my team!!

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Expressions In Color

Subscribe May11 – June 10

Dream and discover In Color! With the Expressions In Color Paper Pumpkin Kit, you’ll be introduced to our intriguing collection of In Colors for 2021–2023—and, you’ll find a familiar shade from our 2020–2022 In Color selection. This month’s ink-credible kit contains enough elements to create nine cards—and coordinating envelopes—including ink-stained paper pieces, an exclusive stamp set, and not one, but two Classic Stampin’ Spots! And, it all comes in a cute, colorful, and collectible box.

What are In Colors, anyway? In Colors consist of a limited-edition collection of colors. We come up with a new collection every year, and we release it around the same time as the release of our annual catalog! In each In Color collection, we’ll offer ink, paper, markers, and more. The catch? They’re only available to purchase for a period of two years, so stock up on your favorite In Color supplies while you can!

With the Expressions In Color kit, you can explore and experiment with our 2020–2022 and 2021–2023 In Color collections. Make a splash with awe-inspiring, ink-stained artistry!

Details

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 designs—and coordinating envelopes. This all-inclusive kit includes printed card bases, die-cut paper pieces, embellishments, adhesive, 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: Bumblebee, Evening Evergreen, Fresh Freesia, Polished Pink
  • As always, this month’s kit features an exclusive stamp set. But, this month’s kit also includes not one, but two Classic Stampin’ Spots!
  • Comes in a cute, colorful, and collectible box.
  • Coordinates with products from the Expressions in Ink Suite (US | CA) (item #155459).

Subscribe to the June 2021 Paper Pumpkin Kit—Expressions In Color—between 11 May and 10 June at paperpumpkin.com!

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

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Stampin’ Up! Connect, Craft & Collect $25 Stampin’ Rewards Bonus May 4 – June 14!!

From May 4 – June 14, 2021, qualifying Stampin’ Up! orders and parties over $250 will receive $25 in BONUS Stampin’ Rewards!  YAY for more free goodies to kick off a new catalog!!

Stampin’ Rewards can be spent on any merchandise in either of the current catalogs, including the host exclusive items on pages 170-171 in the new Annual Catalog and page 88 in the January-June Mini Catalog!

PROMOTION DATES:  MAY 4 – JUNE 14, 2021

  • Workshop orders, customer orders, and online orders all qualify for the extra $25 in Stampin’ Rewards if they reach the $250 level.
  • The order must reach the qualifying amount of $250 in merchandise prior to shipping and tax.
  • The extra $25 rewards are only valid once per order no matter how high the order total.
  • Starter Kit orders do not qualify for this promotion.
  • Stampin’ Rewards can not be used on a 50% off item.
  • Deadline to submit an order and receive the extra $25 in free Stampin’ Rewards:  June 14, 2021 at 11:50 PM (MT).

If you have any questions or would like me to set up a host code for you to see if you can collect $250 in orders for yourself, please drop me a note at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com.  I’ll be happy to do that for you!

Looking For The BEST Deal???

Join during May AND then place an order of $250+!!  You can “double dip” and get $30 additional free merchandise with your Starter Kit AND $25 extra in host cash to spend when you place orders of $250+ before June 14!!

If you have any questions, drop me a note at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com.

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I still have a couple openings for my Online Host Club Starting June 1st.

If you are interested in joining in, please send me a note to creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com by May 20th

Does your Wish List and 2021-2022 Annual Catalog look like mine that just about every page is marked? Do you want it all and don’t want to spend a lot of money all at once?  An Online Host Club might just be the perfect solution for you.  This is the perfect way to build up your Stampin’ Up! supplies a little at a  time and receive host benefits too. Click Here for details on joining my Online Host Club.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 4 1/2″ X 1 1/2″ (sentiment), 3 3/4″ X 5″ (inner liner)
  • Balmy Blue Cardstock 3″ X 1 1/2″ (butterflies)
  • Granny Apple Green Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Petal Pink Cardstock 3′ X 4 1/4′ (card front panel), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner mat)
  • Pattern Party Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 1/2″ X 6″ & 2 1/2″ X 6″ (envelope)

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Stampin’ Up! Back On Your Feet CAS

Good Tuesday morning my stamping friends. How has everyone’s week started off?

I have a clean and simple card for you today using up some of my retiring Designer Series Paper and I used the Stampin’ Up! Back On Your Feet Cling Stamp Set. Here’s my card for today.

My colors are from the Just Add Ink Colour Challenge #550.

My design is from Fab Friday Challenge #211.

I also played along with the Tic, Tac Toe Challenge #109. I went down the right side.

I started by adhering a panel of Brights 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper to a Poppy Parade card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered a panel of Subtle 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper to a Basic White mat using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the matted panel to the card front using Stampin’ Seal.

I cut a panel of Basic White cardstock using the Stitched So Sweetly Dies. I stamped the turtle image from the Back On Your Feet stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the die cut panel. I stamped the sentiment from the Back On Your Feet stamp set above the turtle in Tuxedo Black Ink.

I colored the image in using my Shaded Spruce and Crumb Cake Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered the artwork to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from Back On Your Feet stamp set in the center of a Basic White panel in Tuxedo Black Ink. I adhered a strip of the Brights DSP to the bottom of the panel using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Poppy Parade mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Poppy Parade card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the turtle image from the Back On Your Feet stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the envelope front. I colored the image in using my Shaded Spruce and Crumb Cake Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered a panel of the Subtle 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: 9R4BQD64

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

CLICK HERE to head over to my online store to shop those great deals, but it must be after midnight MOUNTAIN TIME tonight!!  Have fun shopping!

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Batter Up!

Subscribe April 11 – May 10

Whether you’re crafting for a father, grandfather, nephew, or brother, we’ve got all your bases covered with the Batter Up! Paper Pumpkin Kit! This month’s kit is the perfect pick for making masculine masterpieces.

Then again, we know that grass-stained pants and sliding into home aren’t just for the boys—this month’s kit is a triple threat! Designed with men, sport-lovin’ ladies, and baseball fanatics in mind, anyone would bounce from their spot in the bleachers if they received a classic card from the Batter Up! kit. After all, this month’s kit was made for celebrating the all-stars, MVPs, and the greats—no matter what team they play on!

Step up to the plate, take a swing, and knock it out of the park! With the Batter Up! Paper Pumpkin Kit, it’s your turn to go to bat for all the people who’ve gone to bat for you. This month’s timeless kit with a “throwback” theme contains enough grand slam supplies to create nine cards—and coordinating envelopes—featuring classic colors, pinwheel and pinstripe patterns, and vintage-washed paper pieces. There’s no “batter” way to root, root, root for your home team and honor the all-stars in your life!

A beloved baseball-themed kit would be incomplete without the sport’s signature, sticky snack—the official bubble gum of the MLB! A favorite in the field, the Batter Up! Paper Pumpkin Kit contains a couple sticks of the chewy staple; chew while you craft, slide a piece into a card, or save it for later.

Send a seventh-inning stretch in a classic card with all-star stripes, a nostalgic nod, and a stamp set fit for an MVP! But, before you give it all you’ve got, give this month’s promotional video a watch. See what the Batter Up! kit is all about! Play ball!

Details

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 designs—and coordinating envelopes. The all-inclusive kit includes printed card bases, die-cut paper pieces, embellishments, adhesive, 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 White, Bumblebee, Night of Navy, Pacific Point, Real Red, Smoky Slate, Soft Suede
  • Comes with the official bubble gum of the MLB—a ballpark favorite! Chew while you craft, slide a piece into a card, or save it for later.

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 3 5/8″ X 5 1/2″ (card front mat), 4″ X 3″ (artwork), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Poppy Parade Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 /12″), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Brights 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 1/2″ X 4″ (inner liner strip)
  • Subtle 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 3 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card front panel), 2 1/2″ X 6″ (envelope)

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Stampin’ Up! Back On Your Feet 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. If you are hopping over from Akiko, thank you for stopping by my blog. This week we have a sketch challenge. Be sure to take a moment to hop around to see everyone’s awesome projects. Here is my card for today.

I needed to make a card for a coworker that has suffered from a heart attach this past weekend. I immediately thought about the Stampin’ Up! Back On Your Feet Cling Stamp Set to go with our sketch. Here is our sketch for this weeks challenge.

I started by adhering a panel of Forever Greenery Designer Series Paper to a Pretty Peacock card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I cut another panel of Forever Greenery DSP using my Stitched Rectangle Dies and adhered it to the card front using Stampin’ Seal.

I stamped the turtle image from the Back On Your Feet stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on a panel of Basic White cardstock. I colored the image in using my Just Jade, Mint Macaron, Pretty Peacock and Shaded Spruce Stampin’ Blends Markers. I cut the image using my Stitched Shapes Dies. I cut a scalloped square from a panel of Pretty Peacock cardstock using my Layering Squares Dies and adhered the artwork to it using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the matted artwork to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I stamped the sentiment from the Back On Your Feet stamp set on a panel of Basic White cardstock in Pretty Peacock Ink. I cut the sentiment out using my Hippo & Friends Dies and adhered it to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Matte Black Dots to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Back On Your Feet stamp set in Pretty Peacock Ink in the center of a Basic White panel. I stamped the sloth image from the Back On Your Feet stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the side of the panel and colored it in using my Crumb Cake, Ivory, Shaded Spruce and Soft Suede Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Mint Macaron mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Pretty Peacock card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I adhered a strip of Forever Greenery DSP to the envelope front and a panel to the envelope flap. I stamped the turtle image from the Back On Your Feet stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the envelope front and colored it using my Just Jade, Mint Macaron, Pretty Peacock and Shaded Spruce Stampin’ Blends Markers.

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:

Karen Finkle: Unable to join the hop for a bit.

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic: You Are Here

Julie Johnston: Taking a break through the end of January.

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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 2 1/2″ X 2 1/2″ (artwork), 2 1/2″ X 1 1/4″ (sentiment), 3 3/4″ X 5″ (inner liner)
  • Mint Macaron Cardstock 4″ x 5 1/4″ (inner liner mat)
  • Pretty Peacock Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″), 2 1/2″ X 2 1/2″ (artwork mat)
  • Forever Greenery Designer Series Paper 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″(card front), 4″ X 5″ (card front panel), 2 1/2″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap), 1/2″ X 6″ (strip for envelope front)

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