Stampin’ Up! Forever Fern Triple Time

Good Saturday morning my stamping friends and welcome to the weekend. I hope you have something fun planned or maybe relaxing is the plan. It’s supposed to be a beautiful weekend here in NJ. I’m hoping to get in a walk or 2 with Coraline to get some of her energy out. Tomorrow, I get to visit my team leader Amy for our meeting and see her dog, Ginny. Ginny always knows I’m coming, and I bring her some kind of treat from the bakery.

Today’s card I used a set from the Annual Catalog doing one of my favorite techniques. This card used Stamps, Ink and Paper all layered together. I added a couple embellishment to dress it up a bit. Here’s my card for today.

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I used the Stampin’ Up! Forever Fern Cling Stamp Set for my Triple Time card today.

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I started by stamping the sentiment from the Forever Fern stamp set in Mossy Meadow Ink on the smallest panel of Basic White cardstock. I took the 3 panels of Basic White cardstock and lightly adhered them together using a tiny amount of Stampin’ Seal.

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I randomly stamped the leaf and splatter images from the Forever Fern stamp set in Cajun Craze, Mossy Meadow, Pumpkin Pie and Rich Razzleberry Inks on the layered panels.

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I adhered the 2 smaller stamped panels to Rich Razzleberry mats using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the larger Basic White panel to the Rich Razzleberry card base using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the other 2 panels to the card front matching up the leaf images. I added a few Brushed Metallic Adhesive Backed Dots to the card front.

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On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Forever Fern stamp set in Mossy Meadow Ink on a panel of Basic White cardstock. I stamped the leaf and splatter images from the Forever Fern stamp set in Cajun Craze, Mossy Meadow, Pumpkin Pie and Rich Razzleberry Inks on the top and bottom of the panel. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Mossy Meadow mat and then to the inside of the Rich Razzleberry card base.

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To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the leaf images from the Forever Fern stamp set on the envelope front and flap the same as I did for the card.

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   CD74ZSKH

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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September 1 – September 30!!!

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

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

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

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Available Now!!

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

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

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

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

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Spooky Treats

Today, September 10 is The Last Day to Subscribe

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


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

This kit includes:

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

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

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

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 2 – 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front & inner liner), 2 1/2″ X 4 1/4″ & 3 1/4″ x 2 1/2″ (card front panels)
  • Mossy Meadow Cardstock 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Rich Razzleberry Cardstock 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″), 2 3/4″ X 4 1/2″ & 3 1/2″ X 2 3/4″ (card front panel mats)

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Stampin’ Up! Soft Seedlings for The Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

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

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I used the Stampin’ Up! Soft Seedlings Cling Stamp Set for my card today.

Here is our Theme for this week.

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I started by embossing a panel of Blushing Bride cardstock using the Timber 3D Embossing Folder. I adhered the embossed panel to a Blushing Bride card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue

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On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the large leaf image from the Soft Seedlings stamp set. I inked up the stamp with Blushing Bride Ink then using my Sponge Dauber, I added some Soft Suede Ink along the edges. I cut the image out using my Deckled Rectangle Dies. I stamped the sentiment from the Soft Seedlings stamp set along the bottom in Soft Suede Ink.

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I adhered the artwork to a Soft Suede mat using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the layered panel to the Blushing Bride card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I tied a small bow with Linen Thread and added it to the leaf stem using a Glue Dot. I added a few Champagne Rhinestone Basic Jewels to the card front.

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On the inside, I stamped the sentiment from the Soft Seedlings stamp set in Soft Suede Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the seedling image from the Soft Seedlings stamp set on the top of the panel. I inked the stamp first with Blushing Bride Ink then using my Sponge Dauber I added Soft Suede Ink. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Blushing Bride mat and then to the inside of the Blushing Bride card base.

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To complete my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the large leaf image from the Soft Seedlings stamp set on the envelope front inking it up the same as for the card. I stamped the seedling image from the Soft Seedlings stamp set on the envelope flap inking the stamp the same as for the card.

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

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Karen Finkle:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic: You Are Here

Tara Carpenter:

Terry Lynn Bright:

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   CD74ZSKH

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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September 1 – September 30!!!

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

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

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

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Available Now!!

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

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

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

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

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Spooky Treats

Subscribe August 11 – September 10

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


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

This kit includes:

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

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

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

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 2 – 4″ X 5 1/4″ (artwork & inner liner)
  • Blushing Bride Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored & folded at 5 1/2″), 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 4 1/8 x 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Soft Suede Cardstock 4 1/8″ X 2 3/4″ (artwork mat)

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Stampin’ Up! Butterfly Brilliance for The Card Concepts

Good Wednesday morning my stamping friends.  I hope everyone is having a productive week. We’re halfway through and on our way to the weekend. I’m not sure if I’ll be able to go live today on my Facebook page since today’s the first day I’m back in the office since last Thursday. I will post something on my Facebook page if I will be going live at 4pm ET.

It’s time for an inspiration challenge for The Card Concepts after a few weeks off for the summer. The inspiration photo is Change of Seasons. Here is my card that was inspired from the challenge photo.

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I used the Stampin’ Up! Butterfly Brilliance Cling Stamp Set along with the Stampin’ Up! Very Best Occasions Cling Stamp Set and the Tea Boutique 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper for my clean and simple card today.

I hope you will take a moment to visit The Card Concepts and join us for our challenge #179.  How are you inspired by this photo?

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I started by adhering 2 strips of Tahitian Tide cardstock to a Tea Boutique DSP card front using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the panel to a Basic White Thick card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

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On a panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the largest butterfly image from the Butterfly Brilliance stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I cut the butterfly out using the Brilliant Wings Dies. I then colored the butterfly image using my So Saffron, Sweet Sorbet and Tahitian Tide Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered the butterfly to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals just in the center bending the wings up a bit.

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On a panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the sentiment from the Very Best Occasions stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I cut the sentiment out using the Label Me Fancy Punch. I adhered the sentiment to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few 2022-2024 In-Color Matte Decorative Dots to the card front.

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On the inside, I stamped the sentiment from the Very Best Occasions stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on a panel of Basic White cardstock. I stamped the butterfly image from the Butterfly Brilliance stamp set on either side of the panel in Tuxedo Black Ink. I colored the images in using my So Saffron, Sweet Sorbet and Tahitian Tide Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Tahitian Tide mat and then to the inside of the Basic White Thick card base.

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To complete my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the butterfly image from Butterfly Brilliance stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the envelope front. I colored the butterfly using my So Saffron, Sweet Sorbet and Tahitian Tide Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered a panel of Tea Boutique DSP to the envelope flap.

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   CD74ZSKH

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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September 1 – September 30!!!

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

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

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

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Available Now!!

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

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

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

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

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Spooky Treats

Subscribe August 11 – September 10

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


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

This kit includes:

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

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

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

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 3 1/2″ X 4″ (butterfly, 2″ X 2 1/2″ (sentiment),3 7/8″ X 5 1/8″ (inner liner)
  • Basic White Thick Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Tahitian Tide Cardstock 2 – 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ (card front strips), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner mat)
  • Tea Boutique 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 3 3/4″ x 5 1/2″ (card front), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope)

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Stampin’ Up! Brightest Beauty Fun Fold Video Tutorial

Good Friday morning my stamping friends welcome to my Fun Fold Friday. How was everyone’s week? Has anyone made any plans for the long weekend yet? I’ll be working all day tomorrow, but I have Sunday and Monday off YAY!!!

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

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I used the Stampin’ Up! Brightest Beauty Bundle along with the Pretty Prints Designer Series Paper for my card today.

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I started by scoring a Petal Pink card base at 2 1/8″ & 4 1/4″. I measured from the top of the card front down 3″ and made a small pencil mark. I cut from the 3″ pencil mark to the top of the 4 1/4″ score line using my Paper Trimmer.

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I took 1 of the 4″ X 5 1/4″ panels of Pretty Prints DSP and on the left side I made a small pencil mark at 2 7/8″ down from the top. I cut from the 2 7/8″ mark to the top right corner. I cut the panel in half at 2″. I adhered the panels to the Petal Pink card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. On the part of the card base that is showing, I stamped the geometric image from the Stampin’ Up! Brightest Beauty Photopolymer Stamp Set in Petal Pink Ink. On a small panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the sentiment from the Brightest Beauty stamp set in Calypso Coral Ink. I cut the sentiment out using the Golden Beauty Dies. I adhered the sentiment to the card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Festive Pearls to the sentiment.

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On a panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the leaf image from the Brightest Beauty stamp set in Pear Pizzazz Ink. I stamped the flower fill image from the Brightest Beauty stamp set in Petal Pink Ink. I cut the image using my Golden Beauty Dies. I adhered the floral image to the front panel of the card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I tied a small bow around the bottom of the floral image using my Simply Elegant Trim.

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On the inside, I adhered a panel of Pretty Prints DSP to a Calypso Coral mat and then to the inside of the Petal Pink card base. I cut a panel of Basic White cardstock from 1 1/4″down on right side up to top left corner. I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Artistically Inked Cling Stamp Set in Calypso Coral Ink on the top of the panel. I stamped the geometric image from the Brightest Beauty stamp set in Petal Pink Ink around the sentiment. I adhered the Basic White panel to the inside of the card base.

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To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the floral image from the Brightest Beauty stamp set on the envelope the same as I did for the card on the envelope front. I adhered a panel of Pretty Prints DSP to the envelope flap.

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Thank you for stopping by my blog today. I hope you liked my card and will give it a try. I hope you will CASE this card and please feel free to post it in the comments of my Facebook page under my post. I’d love to see your take on the card. The list of measurements are below if you’d like to stamp along while watching the video. You can watch my video on my Facebook page Here.

You can also view the video on my YouTube channel Here. If you watch this on my YouTube channel, please remember to subscribe so that you will get notified when a new video goes live.  Happy Stamping!!

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   CD74ZSKH

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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September 1 – September 30!!!

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

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

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

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Available Now!!

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

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

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

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

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

INKIN’ KREW WORLD CARD MAKING DAY EVENT –

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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The Back To School Sales Tax Holiday is going on until September. New Jersey going on now – September 5th!! Be sure to check the list.

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

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Spooky Treats

Subscribe August 11 – September 10

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


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

This kit includes:

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

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

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

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (floral image), 3″ X 1 1/2″ (sentiment), 1 7/8″ X 5 1/8″ (inner liner)
  • Calypso Coral Cardstock 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Petal Pink Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 2 1/8″ & 4 1/4″)
  • Pretty Prints Designer Series Paper 2 – 4″ X 5 1/4″ (1 inner liner, 1 for card base as stated above), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   QY4S2TZX

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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New Sale-a-bration Items Added

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

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

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

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Sweet Sunflowers

Subscribe July 11 – August 10

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

Item Number: 161120

This kit includes:

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

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

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

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

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

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Stampin’ Up! Season of Chic Thinking of You

Good Monday morning my stamping friends welcome to a new week. How was everyone’s weekend? It was a hot muggy one here in NJ. I was actually happy to be inside working.

Today’s card is a quick one that I think came out pretty nice. It’s a simple one and one that you can easily duplicate. Here’s my card for today.

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I used the Stampin’ Up! Season of Chic Bundle for my card today.

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I started by stamping the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Season of Chic Photopolymer Stamp Set in Versamark Ink on the bottom of a Very Vanilla card front. I sprinkled it with my Gold Embossing Powder from the Metallic Embossing Powders and set it using my Heat Tool.

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I embossed the card front using the Leaf Fall 3D Embossing Folder. I adhered the card front to a Very Vanilla mat using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I wrapped a piece of the Gold & Very Vanilla 3/8″ Satin Edged Ribbon around the layered panel and tied a knot. I adhered the layered panel to a Very Vanilla Thick card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a Brushed Metallic Adhesive-Backed Dot by the sentiment.

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On a panel of Very Vanilla cardstock I stamped the detailed leaf image from the Season of Chic stamp set in Versamark Ink. I sprinkled it with my Gold Embossing Powder and set it using my Heat Tool. I cut the image out using the Chic Dies. I cut 3 of the detailed leaf dies from the Chic Dies from a panel of Distressed Gold Specialty Paper. I adhered the embossed leaf and 2 of the die cut gold leaves to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

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On the inside, I stamped the sentiment and detailed leaf image from the Season of Chic stamp set in Versamark Ink on a Very Vanilla panel. I sprinkled it with my Gold Embossing Powder and set it using my Heat Tool. I adhered the Very Vanilla panel to the inside of the Very Vanilla Thick card base.

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To finish my card, I decorated a Very Vanilla Medium Envelope. I stamped the detailed leaf image from the Season of Chic stamp set in Soft Suede Ink on the envelope front and envelope flap.

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   QY4S2TZX

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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Cozy and Bright Kit Now Available

Celebrate the season with a card kit that has everything you need to wish those you love a Merry Christmas and a Joyous New Year. Don’t let the holidays overwhelm you–get your all-inclusive kit and make quick multiples everyone will love!

160338 $23 USD | $32 CAD

Kit Includes:

  • Cozy & Bright Photopolymer Stamp Set
  • Acrylic Stamp Block
  • Classic Stampin’ Spot: Poppy Parade
  • Predesigned projects 
  • Step-by-step instructions
  • Precut pieces (No prep work! Get right to crafting). Including printed die-cut sheets: sticker adhesive sheets & non-adhesive sheets
  • Makes 12 cards of 1 design
  • Gold foil accents
  • Folded card size: 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ (14 x 10.8 cm)
  • 12 preprinted envelopes
  • Enough adhesive to complete projects
  • Linen thread
  • A 9-7/8″ x 6-1/2″ x 2-3/4″ (25.1 x 16.5 x 7 cm) printed designer box for storage or crafting on the go
  • Product colors: Cajun Craze, Early Espresso, Evening Evergreen, Garden Green, Poppy Parade, Pumpkin Pie

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New Sale-a-bration Items Added

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

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Coming Soon!!! Starting September 1, 2022

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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There is a new host exclusive stamp set called Perfect Pomegranates that will be available for FREE with either a personal order of $300+ or a party with sales totaling $300+ during Sale-a-bration!

If you’re interested in setting up a personal host code for you and your friends to see if you can collect orders to reach $300 to get this free stamp set, contact me @ creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com and I’d be happy to set one up for you!

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

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

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Sweet Sunflowers

Subscribe July 11 – August 10

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

Item Number: 161120

This kit includes:

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

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

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

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Very Vanilla Cardstock 2 – 4″ x 5 1/4″ (card front & inner liner), 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (card front mat), 2″ x 2″ (leaf)
  • Very Vanilla Thick Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored & folded at 5 1/2″)
  • Distressed Gold Specialty Paper 3″ X 2 1/4″ (leaves)

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Stampin’ Up! Full Of Love CAS

Good Tuesday morning my stamping friends. How has everyone’s week started off? I hope you have a good one!!

Today’s card is a clean and simple card with very little stamping and focuses on Designer Series Paper. For years I didn’t know what to do with DSP, so I would hoard it. NO HOARDING DSP!!!! We need to use our paper to make beautiful cards. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Full Of Love Cling Stamp Set for my sentiments along with the Happy Forest Friends Designer Series Paper for my card today.

I started by adhering a panel of the Happy Forest Friends DSP to a Sahara Sand card base. I adhered a smaller panel of the Happy Forest Friends DSP to a Calypso Coral mat.

I adhered the layered panel to a panel of Sahara Sand cardstock using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the layered panel to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a strip of Old Olive cardstock, I stamped the sentiment from the Full Of Love stamp set in Versamark Ink. I sprinkled it with my White Embossing Powder and set it using my Heat Tool. I adhered the sentiment to the card front using a Stampin’ Dimensional and Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I tied a small bow using the Linen Thread and adhered it to the sentiment using a Glue Dot.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Full Of Love stamp set in Sahara Sand Ink on a Basic White panel. I adhered a strip of the Happy Forest Friends DSP to the bottom of the panel. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Calypso Coral mat and then to the inside of the Sahara Sand card base.

To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I adhered a strip of the Happy Forest Friends DSP to the envelope front and a panel to the envelope flap.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today. I hope you liked my card using all DSP and will give it a try. I’m going to make another one soon using the DSP from the Mini Catalog. Happy Stamping!!

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   RGVNBY93

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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

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Sweet Sunflowers

Subscribe July 11 – August 10

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

Item Number: 161120

This kit includes:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Calypso Coral Cardstock 2 5/8″ x 5 1/2″ (dsp mat), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Old Olive Cardstock 1/2″ X 21 1/4″ (sentiment)
  • Sahara Sand Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″), 3″ X 5″ (card front panel)
  • Happy Forest Friends Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ (card front), 2 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card front panel), 1/2″ x 4″ (inner liner strip), 1/2″ X 6″ & 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope)

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

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

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

Out Theme this week is Designer Series Paper.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

Sue Prather:

Karen Finkle:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic: You Are Here

Tara Carpenter:

Terry Lynn Bright:

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   RGVNBY93

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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Sweet Sunflowers

Subscribe July 11 – August 10

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

Item Number: 161120

This kit includes:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

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

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Stampin’ Up! True Beauty Fun Fold Video Tutorial

Good Friday morning my stamping friends welcome to my Fun Fold Friday. How was everyone’s week? Are you ready for the weekend? Has anyone made any plans? I have off tomorrow and tomorrow night my boss has bought all the employees and a guest, tickets to our local minor league baseball game. There are 40 of us that will be in the picnic area eating, drinking and having fun. When the game is over there’s a fireworks display, YAY!! It’s supposed to be nice out, so hopefully we won’t be sweating too much.

Today’s card I made on my Facebook Live video on Wednesday. If you were able to join me or watched the replay, thank you. I’m sorry about the hot mess with my scoring and folding of my card base. I had all the measurements written down, but I wrote one of them wrong. All the correct measurements are below. If you’d like to watch my video and stamp along, the measurements are below along with the links to my Facebook page and my YouTube channel. Here are my cards for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! True Beauty Bundle along with the Awash In Beauty Designer Series Paper for my card today.

I started by scoring and folding a Blushing Bride card base at 4 1/4″, 6 3/4″ & 9 1/4″.

I adhere panel of Awash In Beauty DSP to the card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

For the belly band, I took the strip of Blushing Bride cardstock and loosely wrapped it around the card base, so it slides on and off easily. I adhered it together using Stampin’ Seal +. On a panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the rose image from the Stampin’ Up! True Beauty Cling Stamp Set in Blushing Bride Ink and Merry Merlot Ink. Using my Organic Beauty Dies, I cut the 2 rose images and 3 sprig dies from the Basic White panel. I cut 2 of the leaf dies from a panel of Mossy Meadow cardstock. I brushed some Balmy Blue Ink on the sprigs using my Blending Brush. I adhered the 2 leaf dies to the belly band using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the roses over the leaf dies using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I tucked the sprigs under the roses using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. On a panel of Merry Merlot cardstock, I stamped the sentiment from the True Beauty stamp set in Versamark Ink. I sprinkled it with my White Embossing Powder and set it using my Heat Tool. I cut the sentiment out using the Stylish Shapes Dies and adhered it to the belly band using Stampin’ Dimensionals and a Glue Dot. I added a few Pearl Basic Jewels to the belly bank.

On the inside, I stamped the sentiment from the True Beauty stamp set in Mossy Meadow Ink on the Awash in Beauty DSP. On a panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the sentiment from the True Beauty stamp set in Mossy Meadow Ink. I stamped the stem image from the True Beauty stamp set in Mossy Meadow Ink on the bottom of the panel. I stamped the rose image from the True Beauty stamp set in Blushing Bride Ink on the stem. I adhered the Basic Whtie panel to the inside of the card base over the DSP.

To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the rose image from True Beauty stamp set in Blushing Bride Ink on the envelope front. Using my Stampin’ Up! Masking Paper, I stamped the rose and fussy cut it, using my Paper Snips. I covered the rose and stamped the 2nd rose in Merry Merlot Ink and the leaf image from the True Beauty stamp set in Mossy Meadow Ink. I adhered a panel of Awash in Beauty 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. I hope you will CASE this card and please feel free to post it in the comments on my Facebook page under my post. I’d love to see your take on the card. The list of measurements are below if you’d like to stamp along while watching the video. You can watch my video on my Facebook page Here.

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   RGVNBY93

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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New Kits Collection Kit – Best Remedy Available Today!

Stampin’ Up! has a cute new kit that is available in the Kits Collection in the online store!  This kit is called Best Remedy and it creates 9 sweet cards with a get-well theme! I’m not a kit person, but this one is on my list to get ASAP.

Kit Includes:

  • The Best Remedy Photopolymer Stamp Set
  • Starry Sky Classic Stampin’ Spot
  • 9 cards: 3 each of 3 designs
  • Folded card size: 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ (14 x 10.8 cm)
  • 9 coordinating envelopes
  • 1 clear block
  • Coordinating colors: Basic Gray, Crushed Curry, Granny Apple Green, Polished Pink, Starry Sky
  • $23, item number 160171
  • Available beginning July 6

This is what the Best Remedy stamp set images look like:

Stop by the Kits Collection in my online store to pick yours up!

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Sending Good Thoughts

Subscribe June 11 – July 10

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

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

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

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

This kit includes:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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To kick off the new July-December 2022 Mini Catalog I’m offering 

DOUBLE CREATIVE STAMPING DESIGNS REWARDS 

starting today until Sunday July 10,2022 @11:59pm ET

How My Rewards Work:

  • For each $50 that you order from my online store (before Tax, S & H) and when you add my current Host Code, you will earn 2 Rewards.  Orders of $49.99 or below DO NOT earn any rewards.
  • $50 = 2 Rewards, $100 = 4 Rewards, $150 = 6 Rewards etc.
  • When you have earned 8 Rewards you will get a FREE product order valued up to $40.00, your choice and mailed directly to you!
  • You also earn my monthly Online Class Tutorial with projects that are exclusive to my classes!
  • For any order $50 or more you will also receive 1 free gift from me valued up to $10.

HAVE FUN SHOPPING!!

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July-December 2022 Mini Catalog is Now Live

Today starts the January-June 2022 Mini Catalog. If you would like to be a customer of mine and would like a copy or the catalog in your hands, just drop me a line at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com and I will get one in the mail to you ASAP. Click Here for a printable PDF of the Mini Catalog.

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Sale-a-bration Going On Now!!!

TODAY is the start of Sale-a-bration. This is my 2nd most favorite time of Stampin’ Up! because you get to earn FREE products. There are 7 wonderful stamp sets and 4 gorgeous packs of Designer Series Paper. You can earn all of these FREE with qualifying orders. Who doesn’t like FREE?????? Click Here for a printable PDF of the brochure.

When you are placing your order, don’t forget to use my Current Host Code RGVNBY93 for all orders under $150.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 4″ X 4″ (artwork), 2 1/4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Blushing Bride Cardstock 5 1/2″ X 11″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″, 6 3/4″ & 9 1/4″), 1 1/2″ X 10″ (belly band)
  • Merry Merlot Cardstock 1″ x 4″ (sentiment)
  • Mossy Meadow Cardstock 2″ X 5 1/5″ (leaf dies)
  • Awash In Beauty Designer Series Paper 1 5/8″ x 5 3/8″, 2 – 2 3/8″ X 5 3/8″, 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card base panels), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Tropical Hideaway

Good Wednesday morning my stamping friends. We’re halfway through the week already and on our way to the weekend.

Today’s card is one that we made last night at our Stamp Camp Card Class. I like to show the ladies some easy techniques when I can, and I’ve always liked the masking technique. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Tropical Hideaway Cling Stamp Set along with the Stampin’ Up! Paradise Palms Cling Stamp Set and Stampin’ Up! Season of Chic Bundle for my card today.

I started by using the Chic Dies and cutting a panel of Masking Paper. I adhered the die cut Masking Paper to the center of a Basic White card front. I stamped the Tropical Hideaway stamp on the top using Soft Sea Foam Ink and the bottom using Pool Party Ink. I placed the card front, with mask side down to the stamp, on top of the stamp. I placed a piece of scrap paper on top of the stamp & card front and rubbed it using my hand making sure to press to get a good, stamped image. I carefully removed the paper from the stamp making sure to lift it straight up, so it didn’t smear.

Using my Blending Brush, I added some Petal Pink Ink over the die cut mask before removing it. Once I had coverage the way I wanted, I carefully removed the Masking Paper. I stamped the sentiment from the Paradise Palms stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the card front in the masked area. I adhered the card front to a Petal Pink mat using Stampin’ Seal.

I wrapped a piece of the Soft Sea Foam 3/8″ Seam Binding Ribbon around the layered panel and tied a bow. I adhered the layered panel to a Pool Party card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Solid Faceted Gems to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the Tropical Hideaway image on a Basic White panel after stamping off once on scrap paper. It’s a very light image. I stamped the sentiment from Paradise Palms stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the panel. I stamped the seashell image from Season of Chic stamp set in Petal Pink Ink on the bottom of the panel, stamping off once on scrap paper. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Petal Pink mat and then to the inside of the Pool Party card base.

To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the shell image from the Season of Chic stamp set in Petal Pink Ink on the envelope front the same as I did for the card. I adhered a panel of Splendid Day Designer Series Paper to the envelope flap.

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

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Join me today at 4:00pm on my Facebook Live.

I’m planning to go live on my Facebook page with a project today at 4pm ET.  Please join me if you can, 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:   RGVNBY93

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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New Kits Collection Kit – Best Remedy Available Today!

Stampin’ Up! has a cute new kit that is available in the Kits Collection in the online store!  This kit is called Best Remedy and it creates 9 sweet cards with a get-well theme! I’m not a kit person, but this one is on my list to get ASAP.

Kit Includes:

  • The Best Remedy Photopolymer Stamp Set
  • Starry Sky Classic Stampin’ Spot
  • 9 cards: 3 each of 3 designs
  • Folded card size: 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ (14 x 10.8 cm)
  • 9 coordinating envelopes
  • 1 clear block
  • Coordinating colors: Basic Gray, Crushed Curry, Granny Apple Green, Polished Pink, Starry Sky
  • $23, item number 160171
  • Available beginning July 6

This is what the Best Remedy stamp set images look like:

Stop by the Kits Collection in my online store to pick yours up!

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Sending Good Thoughts

Subscribe June 11 – July 10

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

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

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

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

This kit includes:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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To kick off the new July-December 2022 Mini Catalog I’m offering 

DOUBLE CREATIVE STAMPING DESIGNS REWARDS 

starting today until Sunday July 10,2022 @11:59pm ET

How My Rewards Work:

  • For each $50 that you order from my online store (before Tax, S & H) and when you add my current Host Code, you will earn 2 Rewards.  Orders of $49.99 or below DO NOT earn any rewards.
  • $50 = 2 Rewards, $100 = 4 Rewards, $150 = 6 Rewards etc.
  • When you have earned 8 Rewards you will get a FREE product order valued up to $40.00, your choice and mailed directly to you!
  • You also earn my monthly Online Class Tutorial with projects that are exclusive to my classes!
  • For any order $50 or more you will also receive 1 free gift from me valued up to $10.

HAVE FUN SHOPPING!!

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July-December 2022 Mini Catalog is Now Live

Today starts the January-June 2022 Mini Catalog. If you would like to be a customer of mine and would like a copy or the catalog in your hands, just drop me a line at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com and I will get one in the mail to you ASAP. Click Here for a printable PDF of the Mini Catalog.

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Sale-a-bration Going On Now!!!

TODAY is the start of Sale-a-bration. This is my 2nd most favorite time of Stampin’ Up! because you get to earn FREE products. There are 7 wonderful stamp sets and 4 gorgeous packs of Designer Series Paper. You can earn all of these FREE with qualifying orders. Who doesn’t like FREE?????? Click Here for a printable PDF of the brochure.

When you are placing your order, don’t forget to use my Current Host Code RGVNBY93 for all orders under $150.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 2 – 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front & inner liner)
  • Petal Pink Cardstock 2 – 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front & inner liner mats)
  • Pool Party Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Splendid Day Specialty Designer Series Paper 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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