Stampin’ Up! Itty Bitty Birthday Bonanza for Fun Fold Friday

Good Friday morning my stamping friends and welcome to my Fun Fold Friday.  How was everyone’s week?  Are you all ready for the weekend?

For today’s I needed a card for my little nephew who is turning 6.  I was back and forth with what I was going to do and I decided to use some of the new Designer Series Paper from the 2020 January – June Mini Catalog called Birthday Bonanza.  I wasn’t real sure about the Daffodil Delight for a boy, but I thought it would be fun.  I do not have the Bonanza Buddies Bundle, but sure could have used it for this card, so I had to improvise.   Here’s my card.

My colors were inspired by CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge #358.  Here are their colors.

My design is from the Fab Friday Challenge #183.  Here is their sketch.

I started by adhering a panel of the Birthday Bonanza Designer Series Paper to a Pear Pizzazz card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Itty Bitty Birthdays Cling Stamp Set on a panel of Whisper White cardstock in Pear Pizzazz Ink.  I stamped the splatter image from the Stampin’ Up! Delightful Day Photopolymer Stamp Set in Daffodil Delight and Grapefruit Grove Inks all around and over the sentiment.  I cut the sentiment out using my Layering Circles Dies.  I cut a circle out of Pear Pizzazz cardstock using the Stitched Shapes Dies.  I adhered the sentiment circle to the Pear Pizzazz circle using Snail.

I cut a panel of Daffodil Delight cardstock using the Rectangle Stitched Dies and then embossed it using my Subtle 3D Embossing Folder.  I adhered the rectangle to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I cut a thin strip of Pear Pizzazz cardstock into a banner using my Paper Snips and adhered it across the rectangle using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I made banner ends on a piece of 5/8″ Whisper White Flax Ribbon and adhered it over the Pear Pizzazz using Snail.  I adhered the sentiment circle on top of the ribbon using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added a Candle Embellishment above the sentiment.

The inside is where the fun fold comes in.  I took a 5 3/8″ X 10 1/2″ piece of the Birthday Bonanza DSP and scored it at 2 1/4″, 3 1/4″, 4 1/4″, 5 1/4″, 6 1/4″, 7 1/4″ & 8 1/4″ and folded it like an accordion.  It should look like the picture above.

I adhered first one side to the inside of the Pear Pizzazz card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue and then adhered the other side the same.  You only want to put the Multipurpose Liquid Glue on the 2 1/4″ piece on either side of the accordion.  I cut 3 squares out of Pear Pizzazz cardstock using the Stitched Shapes Dies.  I fussy cut the 3 images from the Birthday Bonanza DSP using my Paper Snips and adhered one to each square using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I arranged the squares the way I wanted them and adhered them using Multipurpose Liquid Glue only on 1/2 of each square.  I stamped the sentiments from the Itty Bitty Birthdays stamp set in Pear Pizzazz Ink on a panel of Whisper White cardstock.  I adhered the panel to the inside right of the card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I adhered a strip of Birthday Bonanza DSP to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I fussy cut another one of the images from the Birthday Bonanza DSP and adhered it to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I adhered a panel of the Birthday Bonanza 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!!  Hope you all have a great creative weekend!!

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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: QCX43K4E

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 item valued up to $10.00 in either the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog or the 2020 January-June 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.

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BRINGING THE JOYS OF SPRING MARCH PAPER PUMPKIN KIT

Paper Pumpkin March 2020: No Matter the Weather

Cheers to seven years! This March, Paper Pumpkin has reached another exciting milestone: our seventh year of delivering fun, easy, creative projects to you. To thank everyone who has helped us along the way, we’re including an additional FREE stamp set with every March kit. This means that every subscriber will receive two stamp sets!
The March 2020 kit will arrive in an exclusive, specially-designed box that you will love! Think daffodils, raindrops, and a fresh spring vibe.

About the March Kit

  • Kit contains supplies for 12 cards and envelopes (4 cards of 3 designs)
  • Notecard size: 5″ x 3-1/2″ (12.7 x 8.9 cm)
  • Envelope size: 5-1/8″ x 3-5/8″ (13 x 9.2 cm)

Coordinating Colors: Balmy Blue, Basic Gray, Calypso Coral, Grapefruit Grove, Gray Granite, Pear Pizzazz, Petal Pink, Shaded Spruce, and So Saffron

About the FREE Stamp Set

  • The additional stamp set is a great value and coordinates with the March kit design; however, you do not need it to complete the March cards.
  • The additional stamp set is a 4×6 footprint, which is larger than most Paper Pumpkin sets and is designed for use on a variety of crafting projects.

Subscription Information

  • Subscribe for the March kit at paperpumpkin.com from February 11–March 10.
  • Supplies may be limited toward the end of each subscription period.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Daffodil Delight Cardstock 3 1/2″ X 5″ (card front)
  • Pear Pizzazz Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″), 5 1/2″ X 2″ (panel for stitched squares), 3″ X 3″ (panel for stitched circle), 1/4″ X 4″ (banner)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 2 3/4″ X 2 3/4″ (artwork), 2 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner)
  • Birthday Bonanza Designer Series Paper (4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front), 5 3/8″ X 10 1/2″ (inside scored at 2 1/4″, 3 1/4″, 4 1/4″, 5 1/4″, 6 1/4″, 7 1/4″ & 8 1/4″), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap), 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope front)

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Stampin’ Up! The Gang’s All Meer Birthday

Good Tuesday morning my fellow stampers.  How has everyone’s week started out?  Can you believe we are at the end of January already?  It’s hard to believe that we’re almost a third of the way through Sale-A-Bration already.

I needed a card for a 9 year old boys birthday.  Anyone that has boys knows that it’s not easy.  9 is one of the ages that they are not quite old enough, yet they are not babies anymore.  You can’t make them a card that’s too childish or too grown up.  So, with that being said, I used some of the goodies from the Sale-A-Bration Catalog for today’s card.  Here’s my card.

My colors were inspired by Just Add Ink Challenge #489.  Here are their colors.

I got the idea for my background from my Team Leader Amy Koenders.  You can see her card here.

I started with a panel of Golden Honey Specialty Designer Series Paper and colored the stripes using my Call Me Clover, Daffodil Delight and Lovely Lipstick Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered the colored DSP to a Basic Black mat using Snail and then to a Call Me Clover card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the meercat image from the Stampin’ Up! The Gang’s All Meer Cling Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  If you look at the stamp, there are 5 meercats, but there are only 4 of us in my family, so I only wanted the first 4.  To get this, I used some washi tape and taped over the end meercat.  I inked up the stamp with the washi tape on, then removed the washi tape before stamping on my paper.  I stamped the cute little gecko image from The Gang’s All Meer stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink next to the meercats.  That is suppose to represent my dog.  I colored the image in using my Crumb Cake, Daffodil Delight and Call Me Clover Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I cut the image out using the largest oval from the Stitched Shapes Dies.  I stamped the cactus image from The Gang’s All Meer stamp set in Call Me Clover Ink on the same piece of cardstock.  I colored the image in using my Light Call Me Clover and Light Lovely Lipstick Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I cut the image out using the smallest circle from the Stitched Shapes Dies.

From a panel of Basic Black cardstock I cut a mat using the largest oval from the Layering Ovals Dies.  I adhered the stitched oval artwork to the Basic Black oval using Snail.  I adhered the matted artwork to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I adhered the cactus image to the right of the artwork using a Stampin’ Dimensional and a Glue Dot.  On a small panel of Call Me Clover cardstock I stamped the sentiment from The Gang’s All Meer stamp set in Versamark Ink.  I immediately sprinkled it with my White Stampin’ Emboss Powder and set it using my Heat Tool.  I cut the sentiment out using the smallest oval from the Stitched Shapes Die.  I adhered the sentiment to the left of the artwork using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On the inside I stamped the cactus image from The Gang’s All Meer stamp set in Call Me Clover Ink and colored it in using my Light Call Me Clover and Light Lovely Lipstick Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I stamped the meercat popping out of the hole image from The Gang’s All Meer stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink next to the cactus.  I colored the image in using my Crumb Cake Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I stamped the sentiments from the Stampin’ Up! Itty Bitty Birthdays Cling Stamp Set in Call Me Clover Ink in the center of the Whisper White panel.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Basic Black mat using Snail and then to the inside of the Call Me Clover card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the meercat and gecko images from The Gang’s All Meer stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on the bottom front of the envelope.  I colored the images in using my Call Me Clover, Crumb Cake and Daffodil Delight Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered a panel of the Golden Honey Specialty DSP, which I colored in using my Call Me Clover, Daffodil Delight and Lovely Lipstick Stampin’ Blends Markers, 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: U7DEP9F9

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 item valued up to $10.00 in either the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog or the 2020 January-June 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.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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CELEBRATE A LOVELY DAY WITH FEBRUARY’S PAPER PUMPKIN KIT

February’s Paper Pumpkin kit is coming, and love is in the air! The Lovely Day kit is versatile, elegant, and the perfect way to help you celebrate birthdays and other grand occasions.

The Lovely Day Paper Pumpkin kit coordinates perfectly with the Happy Birthday to You Stamp Set (item 152308), which is available as part of Stampin’ Up!’s Sale-A-Bration promotion. You can get it for FREE by reaching the qualifying purchase amount of $50 usd/$60 cad by March 31, 2020.

About the February Kit:

  1. Kit details: Makes nine cards and envelopes
  2. Card size: 4-1/4” x 5-1/2” (10.8 x 14 cm)
  3. Envelope size: 4-1/2” x 5-3/4” (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  4. Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Petal Pink, Pool Party, Pretty Peacock, Rich Razzleberry, Rococo Rose, and Old Olive

Subscribe for the February kit at paperpumpkin.com from January 11 to February 10, 2020.
Supplies may be limited toward the end of each subscription period.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic Black Cardstock 2 – 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front and inner liner mats), 4″ X 3″ (artwork mat)
  • Call Me Clover Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″), 2′ X 1 1/2″ (sentiment)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner), 5″ X 2 3/4″ (artwork)
  • Golden Honey Specialty Designer Series Paper 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front), 2 1/2″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up Ride With Me Birthday Card

Good Monday morning my fellow stampers and Happy Labor Day to you all.  Hope you are getting to enjoy a day off.

For today’s card I played with a new set to me called Ride With Me.  I had to make a card for a little boy turning 2 who loves trucks.  Here’s my card.

My card joined in with Cardz 4 Guys Challenge #227  Their theme is ‘CELEBRATE’

I started by cutting out the rainbow frame using my Stitched Rectangle Dies.  I cut  the Pumpkin Pie frame using the 3rd & 4th die (starting from the largest and counting down).  I cut the Pineapple Punch frame using the 4th & 5th die.  I cut the Granny Apple Green frame using the 5th & 6th die and I cut the Blueberry Bushel rectangle using the 6th die.  I arranged them all together and adhered them to a Real Red card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  On a small piece of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the truck image from the Stampin’ Up Ride With Me Photopolymer Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  I colored the truck in using my Light Basic Black, Gray Granite, Pineapple Punch and Real Red Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I fussy cut the truck out using my Paper Snips.  I stamped the balloon image from the Ride With Me stamp set on a small piece of Whisper White cardstock using my Tuxedo Black Memento Ink and colored them in using my Balmy Blue, Granny Apple Green, Pineapple Punch and Pumpkin Pie Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I cut them out using the Truck Ride Dies.

I adhered the truck and the balloons to the bottom of the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  Using my Hand-Lettered Prose Dies, I cut out the letters in Whisper White cardstock.  I adhered them above the truck using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a thin strip of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the Happy Birthday from the Stampin’ Up Well Said Cling Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  I adhered to the top of the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On the inside I stamped the truck image from the Ride With Me stamp set in Real Red Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel stamping off once.  I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up Itty Bitty Birthdays Photopolymer Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink over the truck image.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Blueberry Bushel mat using Snail and then to the inside of the Real Red card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the truck image from the Ride With Me stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink and colored it in the same as I did for the card front.  I stamped the balloon image from the Ride With Me stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink across the envelope flap and colored them in the same as I did for the card front.

Thank you for taking the time today to stop by my blog today.  I hope you liked my card and will give it a try.  Enjoy your day off.  Happy Stamping!!

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS: ADFAXYQE

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

Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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ONLY 1 DAYS LEFT TO GET IN ON MY SHARE

I’m doing a 2019 Holiday Catalog Designer Series Paper share.  Click here for more information and if you’d like to get in on it.

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BONE APPETIT PAPER PUMPKIN

SUBSCRIBE TO PAPER PUMPKIN BY SEPTEMBER 10TH TO GET IN ON THE FUN

Halloween is nearly here, which means that Paper Pumpkin has been busy, busy, busy. We thought you might like “a hand” with their frightful festivities, so we designed September’s kit, Bone Appétit, with them in mind.

This kit includes 20 food-safe treat boxes, a unique and exclusive Halloween stamp set, and a spooky, special-edition box. September’s kit also gives new meaning to the word “handmade.” (Cue the scary laughter!)

This kit includes 20 food-safe treat boxes, a unique and exclusive Halloween stamp set, and a spooky, special-edition box. September’s kit also gives new meaning to the word “handmade.” (Cue the scary laughter!)

September Kit Information:
The September kit makes 20 Halloween-themed, food-safe treat boxes
Coordinating colors: Basic Black, Gorgeous Grape, Pumpkin Pie, and Whisper White
Subscribe for the September kit at paperpumpkin.com from August 11–September 10.
Supplies may be limited toward the end of the subscription period.

If you’re interested in subscribing to Paper Pumpkin, you can either sign up for a subscription where you are billed monthly for your kit or you can purchase a prepaid subscription in my online store. To see more information and to sign up for the monthly subscription, click HERE To see the options for prepaid subscriptions in my online store click HERE

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

SEPTEMBER 4, 2019 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30, 2019

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

Here are the details:

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

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

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

GET YOUR LIST READY TO ORDER ON SEPTEMBER 4TH

 

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Blueberry Bushel Cardstock 2 1/4″ X 3 1/2″ (card front), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner mat)
  • Granny Apple Green Cardstock 2 3/4″ X 4″ (card front)
  • Pineapple Punch Cardstock 3″ X 4 1/4″ (card front)
  • Pumpkin Pie Cardstock 3 1/2″ X 4 3/4″ (card front)
  • Real Red Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base)
  • Whisepr White Cardstock 3 7/8″ X 5 1/8″ (inner liner)

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Stampin’ Up New Wonders for Fun Fold Friday

Good Friday morning my fellow stampers and welcome to Fun Fold Friday.  Hope you are all ready for the weekend, it’s suppose to be beautiful weather this weekend here.

I needed a card for a sweet little girls birthday and I though I would try a new fun fold today that I’ve never made before.  I’m really having fun playing around with new folds for my cards.  I hope you are trying them along with me. I thought I would use one of my favorite Host sets for my card which I think is perfect for a little girl.  Here’s my card for today.

The colors for my card were inspired by Fab Friday Challenge #170.  Here are their colors.

I started by adhering a panel of the Bird Ballad Designer Series Paper to the folded side of my Grapefruit Grove card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I colored a piece of the Silver 3/8″ Metallic Edged Ribbon using my Light Petal Pink Stampin’ Blends Marker.  I wrapped the ribbon around the left side of the card front and tied a bow.

On a small panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the fairy image from the Stampin’ Up Host Exclusive New Wonders Cling Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up Magical Mermaid Cling Stamp Set in Blueberry Bushel Ink under the fairy image.  I colored the fairy image in using my Call Me Clover, Crumb Cake, Ivory and Petal Pink Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered the artwork to a Call Me Clover mat using Snail.  I then adhered the matted artwork to the small Grapefruit Grove card front panel using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I adhered a few of the Blueberry Bushel Noble Peacock Rhinestones to the artwork along with a Clear Rhinestone Basic Jewel.

On the inside I stamped the sentiments from the Stampin’ Up Itty Bitty Birthdays Cling Stamp Set in Blueberry Bushel Ink to the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped another one of the fairy images from the New Wonders stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink above the sentiment on the Whisper White panel.  I colored the fairy image in using my Crumb Cake, Ivory and Petal Pink Stampin’ Blends Markers.  Now to assemble.  I adhered the 3/4″ folded edge to the back of the Whisper White panel so that the artwork folded over the inside of my card, using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Call Me Clover mat using Snail and then to the inside of the Grapefruit Grove card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card off, I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped a fairy image from the New Wonders stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on the envelope front and colored it in the same as I did for the card.  I adhered a panel of the Bird Ballad DSP to the envelope flap.

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS: 66KPP6BN

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

Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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I’m doing a 2019 Holiday Catalog Designer Series Paper share.  Click here for more information and if you’d like to get in on it.

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STAMPIN’ UP BONUS DAYS – COUPON REDEMTION GOING ON NOW!!

IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS ON HOW TO REDEEM THEM, PLEASE CONTACT ME.

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EXTRA, EXTRA!!  JOINING PROMOTION JULY 1, 2019 – AUGUST 31, 2019

From July 1 until August 31, new demonstrators will receive an additional $30 to put toward bonus products in their Starter Kit (for a total of $155 in merchandise for $99)!!  THEN, they’ll receive a $10 coupon code the following month.  Are you interested?  Keep reading to learn more!

Dates:  July 1 – August 31 at 11:50 PM MT

Details:

  • The bonus at initial sign up allows demonstrators to pick $30 more than usual.  You will pay $99 to sign up and choose $155 worth of Stampin’ Up! products in your Starter Kit.
  • Coupon codes will be sent between the fifth and seventh business day of the following month the new demonstrator signs up.
  • The email address listed in a new demonstrator’s profile will be used to send the $10 coupon code.
  • Coupon codes may be redeemed only once.
  • Coupon codes expire October 31, 2019; after this date, they will no longer be valid.
  • New demonstrators who submit their Independent Demonstrator Agreement (IDA) before July 1 or after August 31 will not be eligible for this promotion.

If you’ve ever considered purchasing that Starter Kit, now is a great time!  We’d love to have you join and get that discount for yourself or start your own business!!

If you are interested in joining my team click HERE for details or email me.  I’d love to have you on my team.

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BONE APPETIT PAPER PUMPKIN

SUBSCRIBE TO PAPER PUMPKIN BY SEPTEMBER 10TH TO GET IN ON THE FUN

Halloween is nearly here, which means that Paper Pumpkin has been busy, busy, busy. We thought you might like “a hand” with their frightful festivities, so we designed September’s kit, Bone Appétit, with them in mind.

This kit includes 20 food-safe treat boxes, a unique and exclusive Halloween stamp set, and a spooky, special-edition box. September’s kit also gives new meaning to the word “handmade.” (Cue the scary laughter!)

This kit includes 20 food-safe treat boxes, a unique and exclusive Halloween stamp set, and a spooky, special-edition box. September’s kit also gives new meaning to the word “handmade.” (Cue the scary laughter!)

September Kit Information:
The September kit makes 20 Halloween-themed, food-safe treat boxes
Coordinating colors: Basic Black, Gorgeous Grape, Pumpkin Pie, and Whisper White
Subscribe for the September kit at paperpumpkin.com from August 11–September 10.
Supplies may be limited toward the end of the subscription period.

If you’re interested in subscribing to Paper Pumpkin, you can either sign up for a subscription where you are billed monthly for your kit or you can purchase a prepaid subscription in my online store. To see more information and to sign up for the monthly subscription, click HERE To see the options for prepaid subscriptions in my online store click HERE

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Call Me Clover Cardstock 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (Inner liner mat), 3 3/8″ X 2 5/8″ (artwork mat)
  • Grapefruit Grove Cardstock 5 1/2″ X 7″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″), 3 1/2″ X 3 1/2″ (small card front scored and folded at 3/4″)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner), 3 1/4″ X 2 1/2″(artwork)
  • Bird Ballad Designer Series Paper 2 5/8″ X 5 3/8″ (small panel card front)

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Stampin’ Up New Wonders Birthday Card

Good Thursday morning my fellow stampers.  Are you almost ready for the weekend?  It’s coming up really quick now.  I never made it to the 4-H Fair yesterday.  We had bad thunder storms and a lot of rain.  I feel bad for all those kids that worked so hard on their projects and with their animals to have the 1st day be rained out.  Today and tomorrow are suppose to be beautiful so hopefully they will have a good turn out.

For today’s card I used a Host Exclusive set.  There are a few sets in the catalogs that are set aside just for hosts to earn.  I used one of my favorites, the Stampin’ Up New Wonders Cling Stamp Set.  I just love the fairy images in this set.  Here’s my card.

I joined in with Hand Stamped Sentiments Challenge #320 today.  Here’s their sketch.

I also played along with TGIF Challenge #223.  Here are their colors.

I started by adhering a Coastal Cabana panel of the Brights 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper to a Melon Mambo mat using Snail.  I adhered the matted panel to a Gorgeous Grape card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped one of the fairy images from the New Wonders stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  I only colored the hair and skin of the fairy in using my Crumb Cake and Ivory Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I cut the image out using the 2nd largest circle from the Stitched Shapes Dies.  I adhered it to a Melon Mambo scalloped circle mat, which I cut out using my Layering Circles Dies, using Snail.  I adhered the artwork just under the DSP strip using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I stamped the sentiment from the New Wonders stamp set on a strip of Melon Mambo cardstock in VersaMark Ink.  I immediately sprinkled it with White Stampin’ Emboss Powder and set it using my Heat Tool.  I punched the top of the strip using the  Delightful Tag Topper Punch.  I adhered the tag to the card front using a Glue Dot and Stampin’ Dimensional.  I added a small bow that I had made from my Whisper White Solid Bakers Twine and adhered it using a Glue Dot.  I added a few Glitter Enamel Dots to the tag and the card front.

On the inside I stamped another one of the fairy images from the New Wonders stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink, stamping off twice, on a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the leaf image from the New Wonders stamp set in all 4 corners in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  I stamped the sentiment from the New Wonders stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on top of the fairy image.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Melon Mambo mat using Snail and then to the inside of the Gorgeous Grape card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the fairy image from the New Wonders stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on the envelope front.  I adhered a panel of the Brights 6 X 6 DSP to the envelope flap.

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS: 66KPP6BN

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

Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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IT’S TIME TO REDEEM THOSE COUPONS YOU RECEIVED IN JULY.  IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS ON HOW TO REDEEM THEM, PLEASE CONTACT ME.

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EXTRA, EXTRA!!  JOINING PROMOTION JULY 1, 2019 – AUGUST 31, 2019

From July 1 until August 31, new demonstrators will receive an additional $30 to put toward bonus products in their Starter Kit (for a total of $155 in merchandise for $99)!!  THEN, they’ll receive a $10 coupon code the following month.  Are you interested?  Keep reading to learn more!

Dates:  July 1 – August 31 at 11:50 PM MT

Details:

  • The bonus at initial sign up allows demonstrators to pick $30 more than usual.  You will pay $99 to sign up and choose $155 worth of Stampin’ Up! products in your Starter Kit.
  • Coupon codes will be sent between the fifth and seventh business day of the following month the new demonstrator signs up.
  • The email address listed in a new demonstrator’s profile will be used to send the $10 coupon code.
  • Coupon codes may be redeemed only once.
  • Coupon codes expire October 31, 2019; after this date, they will no longer be valid.
  • New demonstrators who submit their Independent Demonstrator Agreement (IDA) before July 1 or after August 31 will not be eligible for this promotion.

If you’ve ever considered purchasing that Starter Kit, now is a great time!  We’d love to have you join and get that discount for yourself or start your own business!!

If you are interested in joining my team click HERE for details or email me.  I’d love to have you on my team.

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Subscribe for the August kit from July 11–August 10

ONLY 3 DAYS LEFT TO SUBSCRIBE

What’s the old saying? Variety is the spice of life? At Paper Pumpkin, we like to mix things up and keep our customer’s crafting experience fresh and fun. We plan each kit carefully, allowing them to check as many creative boxes as possible while keeping our projects simple—so they can explore the world of paper crafting with confidence. With this in mind, we are bringing an elegant fall gift packaging kit to Paper Pumpkin fans this August.
Now, it’s no secret that our subscribers love cardmaking. So when we offer treat or gift packaging, you generally like to make a few card alternates with the kit. That’s why THIS month we decided to bring you the best of both worlds with the Gift of Fall Add-On Bundle. This coordinating product will allow you to turn your Gift of Fall gift packaging into cards in an easy and inexpensive way.

  • The August kit includes 6 gift bags and 12 gift tags. To receive this kit you must subscribe by August 10.
  • The Gift of Fall Add-On Bundle is a separate purchase for those who would like to convert their August Paper Pumpkin kit into cards.
  • The Gift of Fall Add-On Bundle card designs offer a great sneak of the designs and elements to come in the August kit.
  • Once you have completed the August kit, you will have extra kit components so you can easily combine them with the add-on without having to purchase additional kits.
  • Just as you would with any other Stampin’ Up! product, you will need to purchase the add-on bundle via OEX or the online store. You will not be able to add it to a Paper Pumpkin subscription purchase.
  • The price for the add-on bundle is $10.00 usd/$13.00 cad and is available for Paper Pumpkin subscribers only. This add-on is available beginning August 1, while supplies last!
  • The add-on bundle is a cash and carry item
  • Click Here to subscribe. Supplies may be limited toward the end of the subscription period.  

Click HERE for a sneak peek of the August Paper Pumpkin Kit.

August Kit Information

Makes 6 fall-themed gift bags
Makes 12 fall-themed gift tags
Coordinating colors: Blackberry Bliss, Calypso Coral, Crumb Cake, Crushed Curry, Merry Merlot, Mint Macaron, Old Olive, Pretty Peacock, and Soft Suede

Add-On Information

Gift of Fall Add-On Bundle (item 152885)
Price: $10.00 usd/$13.00 cad
Includes 24 card bases of 2 different designs with coordinating envelopes (note card size)
Available August 1, while supplies last
Purchase via my online store
Not included with an August Paper Pumpkin subscription
Important note: The Gift of Fall Add-On Bundle is not needed to complete the August kit projects.

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Gorgeous Grape Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Melon Mambo Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner mat), 2″ X 4 1/4″ (DSP mat), 3″ X 3″ (scalloped circle), 1 1/2″ X 2″ (card front tag)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 3 7/8″ X 5 1/8″ (inner liner), 3″ X 3″ (artwork)
  • Brights 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 1 7/8″ X 4 1/4″ (card front strip), piece for envelope flap

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Stampin’ Up We’ll Walrus Be Friends Birthday Card

Good Tuesday morning my fellow stampers.  How has everyone’s week started out? I can’t believe that August is here already.  This summer is flying by way too fast for me.

For today I have  a cute birthday card for you using the Stampin’ Up We’ll Walrus Be Friends Cling Stamp Set.  Here’s my card

My card played along with Freshly Made Sketches Challenge #399.  Here is their sketch.

I started by embossing a Seaside Spray card front using the High Seas 3D Embossing Folder.  I adhered the card front to a Seaside Spray card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I stamped 3 different walrus images from the We’ll Walrus Be Friends stamp set in Soft Suede Ink on 3 squares of Whisper White cardstock.  I colored them all in using my Curmb Cake and Seaside Spray Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered the 3 pieces of artwork to 3 Seaside Spray mats using Snail.  I adhered the 3 matted artwork squares to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I stamped the sentiment from the We’ll Walrus Be Friends stamp set in Soft Suede Ink on a small strip of Whisper White cardstock.  I adhered the sentiment strip to a Seaside Spray mat using snail and then to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On the inside I stamped another one of the walrus images from the We’ll Walrus Be Friends stamp set in the center of a Whisper White panel in Crumb Cake Ink stamping off twice.  I stamped the sentiment from Stampin’ Up Itty Bitty Birthday’s Cling Stamp Set in Soft Suede Ink on top of the stamped off image.  I stamped a couple of the walrus images from We’ll Walrus Be Friends stamp set in Soft Suede Ink on the top 2 corners of the Whisper White panel and colored them in using my Crumb Cake Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to the inside of the Seaside Spray card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped one of the walrus images from the We’ll Walrus Be Friends stamp set in Soft Suede Ink on the envelope front and colored it in the same as I did for the card.  I stamped 3 of the walrus images from the We’ll Walrus Be Friends stamp set in Soft Suede Ink on the envelope flap and colored them in the same as I did for the card.

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS: 66KPP6BN

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

Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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IT’S TIME TO REDEEM THOSE COUPONS YOU RECEIVED IN JULY.  IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS ON HOW TO REDEEM THEM, PLEASE CONTACT ME.

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EXTRA, EXTRA!!  JOINING PROMOTION JULY 1, 2019 – AUGUST 31, 2019

From July 1 until August 31, new demonstrators will receive an additional $30 to put toward bonus products in their Starter Kit (for a total of $155 in merchandise for $99)!!  THEN, they’ll receive a $10 coupon code the following month.  Are you interested?  Keep reading to learn more!

Dates:  July 1 – August 31 at 11:50 PM MT

Details:

  • The bonus at initial sign up allows demonstrators to pick $30 more than usual.  You will pay $99 to sign up and choose $155 worth of Stampin’ Up! products in your Starter Kit.
  • Coupon codes will be sent between the fifth and seventh business day of the following month the new demonstrator signs up.
  • The email address listed in a new demonstrator’s profile will be used to send the $10 coupon code.
  • Coupon codes may be redeemed only once.
  • Coupon codes expire October 31, 2019; after this date, they will no longer be valid.
  • New demonstrators who submit their Independent Demonstrator Agreement (IDA) before July 1 or after August 31 will not be eligible for this promotion.

If you’ve ever considered purchasing that Starter Kit, now is a great time!  We’d love to have you join and get that discount for yourself or start your own business!!

If you are interested in joining my team click HERE for details or email me.  I’d love to have you on my team.

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Subscribe for the August kit from July 11–August 10

What’s the old saying? Variety is the spice of life? At Paper Pumpkin, we like to mix things up and keep our customer’s crafting experience fresh and fun. We plan each kit carefully, allowing them to check as many creative boxes as possible while keeping our projects simple—so they can explore the world of paper crafting with confidence. With this in mind, we are bringing an elegant fall gift packaging kit to Paper Pumpkin fans this August.
Now, it’s no secret that our subscribers love cardmaking. So when we offer treat or gift packaging, you generally like to make a few card alternates with the kit. That’s why THIS month we decided to bring you the best of both worlds with the Gift of Fall Add-On Bundle. This coordinating product will allow you to turn your Gift of Fall gift packaging into cards in an easy and inexpensive way.

  • The August kit includes 6 gift bags and 12 gift tags. To receive this kit you must subscribe by August 10.
  • The Gift of Fall Add-On Bundle is a separate purchase for those who would like to convert their August Paper Pumpkin kit into cards.
  • The Gift of Fall Add-On Bundle card designs offer a great sneak of the designs and elements to come in the August kit.
  • Once you have completed the August kit, you will have extra kit components so you can easily combine them with the add-on without having to purchase additional kits.
  • Just as you would with any other Stampin’ Up! product, you will need to purchase the add-on bundle via OEX or the online store. You will not be able to add it to a Paper Pumpkin subscription purchase.
  • The price for the add-on bundle is $10.00 usd/$13.00 cad and is available for Paper Pumpkin subscribers only. This add-on is available beginning August 1, while supplies last!
  • The add-on bundle is a cash and carry item
  • Click Here to subscribe. Supplies may be limited toward the end of the subscription period.  

Click HERE for a sneak peek of the August Paper Pumpkin Kit.

August Kit Information

Makes 6 fall-themed gift bags
Makes 12 fall-themed gift tags
Coordinating colors: Blackberry Bliss, Calypso Coral, Crumb Cake, Crushed Curry, Merry Merlot, Mint Macaron, Old Olive, Pretty Peacock, and Soft Suede

Add-On Information

Gift of Fall Add-On Bundle (item 152885)
Price: $10.00 usd/$13.00 cad
Includes 24 card bases of 2 different designs with coordinating envelopes (note card size)
Available August 1, while supplies last
Purchase via my online store
Not included with an August Paper Pumpkin subscription
Important note: The Gift of Fall Add-On Bundle is not needed to complete the August kit projects.

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Seaside Spray Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front), 3 – 1 7/8″ X 1 7/8″ (artwork mats), 5/8″ X 1 7/8″ (sentiment mat)
  • Wisper White Cardstock 3 – 1 3/4″ X 1 3/4″ (artwork), 1/2″ X 1 3/4″ (sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)

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Stampin’ Up New Wonders for Amy’s Inkin’ Krew Blog Hop

Good Tuesday morning my fellow stampers. It’s the 2nd Tuesday of the month and that means it’s time for another Amy’s Inkin’ Krew Blog Hop. The 2nd Tuesday of every month this amazing group of ladies put together a blog hop and you are guaranteed to see some amazing projects. This month our theme is ‘BIRTHDAY’. We can interpret this any way we would like to. If you are starting with me, be sure to hop around to see everyone’s projects. If you’ve hopped over from Karen Finkle , welcome to my blog and thank you for stopping by.

For today’s card I used a new  Host Exclusive stamp set from the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog.  Here’s my card.

I joined in with Sunday Stamps challenge #206  Here is their sketch.

I also played along with TGIF color challenge #215  Here are their colors.

I started by adhering a panel of Granny Apple Green Brights 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper to a Night of Navy card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the large image from the Stampin’ Up New Wonders Cling Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  I colored the image in using my Crumb Cake, Ivory, Granny Apple Green and Pool Party Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I stamped the sentiment from the New Wonders stamp set in Night of Navy Ink on the bottom left of the artwork panel.  I adhered the artwork to a Night of Navy mat using Snail.

On a panel of Pool Party cardstock, I stamped the small leaf image from the New Wonders stamp set in Pool Party Ink on the top and bottom.  I adhered the matted artwork to the Pool Party panel using Snail and then to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On the inside I stamped the small leaf image from the New Wonders stamp set in Granny Apple Green in across the top and bottom of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up Itty Bitty Birthdays Cling Stamp Set in Night of Navy Ink in the center of the Whisper White panel.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Pool Party Mat using Snail.  I adhered the matted panel to the inside of the Night of Navy card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the girl image from the New Wonders stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on the envelope front and colored it in using my Crumb Cake, Ivory and Pool Party Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered a Granny Apple Green panel of the Brights 6 X 6 DSP to the envelope flap.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today.  I hope you liked my card.  Now be sure to hit Previous to hop back to Karen Finkle’s blog or hit Next to head over to Shirley Gentry’s blog. You can also click on each of the names and hop around that way. Happy Hopping!!

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS: AHCJYGJN

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

Click here to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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If you are interested in joining my team click here for details or email me.  I’d love to have you on my team.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Night of Navy Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/2″), 3 1/2″ X 4 1/2″ (artwork mat)
  • Pool Party Cardstock 3 3/4″ X 4″ (card front panel), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″(inner liner mat)
  • Whisper Whtie Cardstock 3 1/4″ X 4 1/4″ (artwork), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Brights 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), piece for envelope flap

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