Stampin’ Up! Hot Dog Birthday for Fun Fold Friday

Good Friday morning my stamping friends and welcome to my Fun Fold Friday. How was everyone’s week? Are you ready for the weekend? I’ll be at work both days once again. We normally have a family dinner on Palm Sunday, but because of work and Covid we didn’t last year and are not this year again. Hopefully next year things will be back to our normal.

I have a gate card for you today. This is not the one I was going to do on my Facebook live this past Wednesday, I’m saving that one for next Wednesday. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Hot Dog Photopolymer Stamp Set for my card along with the Playful Pets Designer Series Paper.

I started by cutting a panel of Basic white cardstock using the Stitched Rectangle Dies. I stamped the sentiment from the Hot Dog stamp set on the top left of the panel in Tuxedo Black Ink. I stamped the dog, the birthday hat and the bow tie images from the Hot Dog stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink below the sentiment and colored them in using my Just Jade, Seaside Spray and Soft Suede Stampin’ Blends Markers.

I adhered 2 panels of Playful Pets DSP to Basic White mats using Stampin’ Seal and then to both sides of the Basic Black card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I adhered the artwork to a Seaside Spray mat, which I cut using the Stitched Rectangle Dies, using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the layered panel to the left side of the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I added a Playful Pets Trinket by the sentiment using a Glue Dot.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Pampered Pets Cling Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the dog image from the Hot Dog stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink and colored it in using my Just Jade, Seaside Spray and Soft Suede Stampin’ Blends Markers. I cut the image out using my Stitched Rectangle Dies and adhered it to the center of a Playful Pets DSP panel using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the panel to the inside of the Basic Black card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the dog and hat images from the Hot Dog stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the front of the envelope and colored them in using my Just Jade, Seaside Spray and Soft Suede Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered a panel of the Playful Pets DSP to the envelope flap.

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS: 2QRN664Q

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Happy Stamping, Karen!

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IT’S THE LAST-CHANCE PRODUCTS SALE

If you love great deals, Stampin’ Up!’s Last-Chance Products Sale is the perfect time to shop. You’ll get deep discounts on your favorite products from the 2020–2021 Annual Catalog—and as an extra bonus—you’ll get a peek at the list of items carrying over to the other catalogs. Many items will sell out fast, so don’t delay—shop early for the best selection!

Sales Period: March 24, 1:00 PM (MT) – May 3, 2021, 11:59 PM (MT)

  • Only select items in the 2020–2021 Annual Catalog will be discounted.
  • Sale applies to all order types except host items (see Last-Chance Products List for items on sale).
  • No minimum purchase is required.
  • Retiring items are available while supplies last.
  • Items and discounts may vary by market (depending on inventory levels).
  • Exclusions apply: Carryover items and some retiring items will not be discounted.
  • Ordering Deadline for retiring products:  May 3, 2021 at 11:59 PM (MT)

Here are the official retiring lists from Stampin’ Up!.

Head over to my online store to pick up those retiring items now!  They’re only available while supplies last from now through May 3!

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So Cool

Subscribe March 11 – April 10

  • The So Cool Paper Pumpkin Kit is a little taste of summer fun, with enough supplies to make 12 colorful, shaped cards with coordinating envelopes. Six card bases are popsicle shaped, the other six are semicircles: three watermelons and three rainbows. All of the cards are splashed with cheerful, vivid watercolor images. The kit also includes two full-size, matching sticker sheets, die-cut accents, fun embellishments, and more.
  • This kit was designed with kids in mind, as a way to spark their creative imagination and introduce them to papercrafting.
  • The So Cool Kit makes a great gift! It’s an even better way to enjoy some quality time with those special little ones in life.
  • Even though the So Cool Kit was designed with kids in mind, these fun-shaped cards, featuring vivid watercolors, are versatile enough to gift to kids of all ages—the young in years and the young at heart. They’re a great way to send some “sunshine in a card!” Who wouldn’t love that?
  • The kit’s exclusive So Cool Stamp Set is versatile, offering sentiments that can be used for multiple occasions such as birthdays, congrats, cheer, and more! It’s a great addition to any crafter’s collection.

Details

  • Kit includes enough supplies to make 12 fresh, fun-shaped cards—6 popsicles and 6 blank semicircles to color—and coordinating envelopes. Kit includes card bases, 2 full sticker sheets, decorative die-cut pieces, embellishments, and more.
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2″ x 5-3/4″ (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  • Coordinating colors: Blackberry Bliss, Bermuda Bay, Bumblebee, Cinnamon Cider, Old Olive, Terracotta Tile
  • Coordinates with the Ice Cream Corner Suite from our January–June 2021 Mini Catalog.

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

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

THERE’S MORE TO LOVE IN THE COORDINATING ICE CREAM CORNER SUITE!

154567

154567
ICE CREAM CORNER DESIGNER SERIES PAPER

Keep the creative fun going by pairing the So Cool Kit with the Ice Cream Corner Designer Series Paper (154567) featured in our 2021 January–June Mini Catalog. It’s a great way to use the kit’s stamps, ink, stickers, and more to further indulge your craving for summer fun. Plus, the paper is part of the matching Ice Cream Corner Suite, so there’s virtually no end to the possibilities!

Coordinating colors: Bermuda Bay, Blackberry Bliss, Cinnamon Cider, Old Olive, Petal Pink, Pool Party, Purple Posy, So Saffron, Soft Sea Foam, Terracotta Tile

Click this link to view the suite and start shopping.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic Black Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 2 1/8″ & 6 3/8″)
  • Basic White Cardstock 2 – 2″ X 5 3/8″ (card front mats), 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2′ (artwork and inner liner)
  • Seaside Spray Cardstock 3″ X 4 1/2″ (artwork mat)
  • Playful Pets Designer Series Paper 2 – 1 7/8″ x 5 1/4′ (card fronts), 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat), 2 1/2″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Soar Confidently CAS

Good Sunday morning my stamping friends and Happy Valentine’s Day. Hope you will be spending the day doing something you enjoy. I’ll be at working being visited by all the little furry friends and their owners getting them Valentines.

Once again I have something a little different for you today. I thought I would show you how to step up a card from a Beginner Stamper to a Casual Stamper and finally an Avid Stamper. I used the Stampin’ Up! Soar Confidently Cling Stamp Set for all my cards. Here are my cards.

I played along with the Cardz For Guys CAS Clean and Simple Challenge #264.

My first card is for the Beginner Stamper just using Stamp, Ink and Paper. I stamped the hot air balloon image from the Soar Confidently stamp set in Early Espresso Ink on a panel of Very Vanilla cardstock off centered towards the top of the panel.

I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! By The Dock Cling Stamp Set on the bottom of the panel in Early Espresso Ink. I adhered the card front to an Early Espresso card base using Stampin’ Seal.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Beautiful World Cling Stamp Set in the center of a Very Vanilla panel in Early Espresso Ink. I stamped the hot air balloon image from the Soar Confidently stamp set in Early Espresso Ink, stamping off 3 times, over the sentiment. I adhered the Very Vanilla panel to the inside of the Early Espresso card base using Stampin’ Seal.

I stamped the hot air balloon image from the Soar Confidently on the front of a Very Vanilla Medium Envelope in Early Espresso Ink and adhered a panel of In Good Taste Designer Series Paper to the envelope flap.

For my Casual Stamper you might want to add just a little something extra, but not too much. I stamped the airplane image from the Soar Confidently stamp set in Early Espresso Ink towards the top of a Very Vanilla card front.

I stamped the sentiment from the Soar Confidently stamp set on the bottom of the card front in Early Espresso Ink. I embossed the panel using the Tasteful Textile 3D Embossing Folder and adhered it to an Early Espresso card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Soar Confidently stamp set in Early Espresso Ink in the center of a Very Vanilla panel. I stamped the airplane image from the Soar Confidently stamp set in Early Espresso Ink, stamping off 3 times, over the sentiment. I adhered the Very Vanilla panel to the inside of the Early Espresso card base using Stampin’ Seal.

For my Avid Stamper I added more layers and embellishments. An Avid Stamper may want to add punches, die cuts, multiple layers and maybe even make a collage card. I did what I would call a basic Avid Card. I stamped the blimp image from the Soar Confidently stamp set in Early Espresso Ink towards the top of a Very Vanilla card front off centered. I stamped the sentiment from the Soar Confidently stamp set in Early Espresso Ink off centered towards the bottom of the card front in Early Espresso Ink. I embossed the card front using the Tasteful Textile 3D Embossing Folder and adhered it to an Early Espresso mat using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I weaved one of the slides from the Antique Corners & Slides Elements on a piece of Early Espresso 1/4″ Faux Suede Trim and wrapped it around the matted panel, adhering it in the back with some Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the matted card front to a Crumb Cake card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a couple of the corners from the Antique Corners & Slides Elements to the top of the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Soar Confidently stamp set in Early Espresso Ink in the center of a Very Vanilla panel. I stamped the blimp image from the Soar Confidently stamp set in Early Espresso Ink, stamping off 3 times, over the sentiment. I adhered the Very Vanilla panel to an Early Espresso mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Crumb Cake card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

The envelopes for the Casual and Avid Stampers were done the same as the Beginner Stamper except using the airplane and blimp images.

I consider myself an Avid Stamper, but sometimes can pull off a Beginner & Casual Stamper cards. Thank you for stopping by my blog today. I hope you liked my cards and I was able to explain the different stampers to you. What kind of stamper are you? Enjoy your day. 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: 9BCVNW9D

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

 Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

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

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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Here’s To You

Subscribe February11th – March 10th

Three cheers for mountain air, a sky filled with sunshine, and finding joy in life’s journey! Adventure awaits inside this month’s majestic, mountain-themed kit. With enough elements and embellishments to create eight cards and coordinating envelopes, the Here’s to You Paper Pumpkin Kit is the perfect pick for celebrating life’s little moments and mountain-high milestones!

What makes March’s kit one-of-a-kind? The spectacular set of four free stencils—and a stamping sponge—that you’ll find inside! Pair this pack of stunning stencils with the kit’s contents to stamp a springtime scene, then store the set to stamp for any season in the future. Clean up your binoculars and dust off your hiking boots—the Here’s to You Paper Pumpkin Kit is ready to lead you on an excursion to explore your creativity!

ABOUT THE MARCH KIT

Details

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create 8 cards—4 each of 2 designs—and coordinating envelopes. The kit’s contents include printed card bases, die-cut paper pieces, embellishments, adhesive, and more!
  • Card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm)
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2″ x 5-3/4″ (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  • Coordinating colors: Bumblebee, Calypso Coral, Old Olive, Petal Pink, Pretty Peacock, Seaside Spray
  • Includes four free stencils and a stamping sponge!
  • Arrives in a cute and collectible box.

Subscribe to the March 2021 Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 February and 10 March 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:

  • Crumb Cake Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″ for card 3)
  • Early Espresso Cardstock 2 – 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card bases scored and folded at 5 1/2″), 2 – 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front and inner liner mats for card 3)
  • Very Vanilla Cardstock 4 – 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card fronts and inner liners for cards 1 & 2), 2 – 3 7/8″ X 5 1/8″ (card front and inner liner for card 3)
  • In Good Taste Designer Series Paper 3 – 2 1/2″ X 6″ (pieces for envelope flaps)

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Stampin’ Up! A Good Man Masculine

Good Tuesday morning my fellow stampers. How has everyone’s week started off? Ours has started with a HUGE snow storm. I’ve learned not to believe weather forecasts until they happen, I guess they were right this time. I went into work yesterday, even though the store was closed, to get my bills done and caught up on my work. The walk in was bad, but the walk home was horrible. I couldn’t see the snow was coming down so hard and nothing was plowed or shoveled. That was the best workout I’ve ever gotten just walking to and from work. The snow was at my knees at 1pm yesterday when I walked home and it’s still coming down this morning. This makes up for not having any snow last year. I’ll be heading back into work this morning to finish everything up since I had to leave early yesterday.

I have a masculine card for you today. I always seem to struggle with masculine cards, but every once in a while something will pop in my head and I run with it. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! A Good Man Cling Stamp Set for today’s card.

I started by adhering a panel of the Neutrals 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper to a Thick Basic White card base using Stampin’ Seal.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the image from A Good Man stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink and colored it in using my Ivory and Seaside Spray Stampin’ Blends Markers. I cut the image out using the oval from the Stitched Shapes Dies. I adhered the artwork to the card front using Stampin’ Seal.

On the Basic White panel I stamped the sentiment from A Good Man stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink and cut it out using my Tasteful Labels Dies. I adhered the sentiment to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I cut the smallest circle from the Layering Circles Dies from a scrap of Crushed Curry cardstock and adhered it to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I stamped the bird image from the Stampin’ Up! By The Dock Cling Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Ink and colored it in using my Seaside Spray Stampin’ Blends Markers. I cut the bird out using my Dockside Dies and adhered it to the circle using a Stampin’ Dimensional.

On the inside I stamped the sentiments from A Good Man stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink in the center of a Basic White panel. I adhered a strip of Neutrals DSP to the bottom of the panel using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Night of Navy mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Thick Basic White card base using Stampin’ Seal.

To finish my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the image from A Good Man stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the envelope front and colored it in using my Seaside Spray Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered a panel of Neutrals DSP to the envelope flap.

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS: 9BCVNW9D

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

 Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

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

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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Bouquet of Hope

Subscribe January 11 – February 10

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

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

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

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

ABOUT THE FEBRUARY KIT

Details

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

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

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

COORDINATING PRODUCT

155223 | Flower & Field Designer Series Paper

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 4″ X 3″ (artwork), 3″ X 1″ (sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Thick Basic White Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″)
  • Crushed Curry Cardstock 1 1/4″ X 1 1/4″
  • Night of Navy Cardstock 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Neutrals 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front), 3/4″ X 4″ (strip on inner liner), 2 1/2″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Back On Your Feet for The Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Sue Prather:

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

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic: You Are Here

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS: C4XDWQT6

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

 Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

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

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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Bouquet of Hope

Subscribe January 11 – February 10

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

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

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

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

ABOUT THE FEBRUARY KIT

Details

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

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

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

COORDINATING PRODUCT

155223 | Flower & Field Designer Series Paper

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

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

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Stampin’ Up! Soar Confidently Masculine Card.

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

It’s time for another Inspiration Challenge from The Card Concept. For the next 2 weeks we have a Daring To Dream challenge. Here is my card that was inspired from the challenge photo.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Soar Confidently Cling Stamp Set for my card today along with some World of Good Specialty Designer Series Paper and the World Map Dies.

I hope you will take a moment to visit The Card Concept and join us and play along. How does this photo inspire you?

I started by embossing a panel of Cinnamon Cider cardstock using the Old World Paper 3D Embossing Folder. I cut a panel of World of Good Specialty DSP in 3 using my Stitched Rectangle Dies. I adhered the stitched rectangles to the embossed card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I threaded a piece of 1/4″ Early Espresso Faux Suede Trim with one of the Antique Slides from the Antique Corner & Slides Embellishments and adhered the trim to the back of the card front using Stampin’ Seal.

Using the World Map Dies I cut a globe stand from a panel of Brass Foil Sheet. I cut the globe from a panel of Cinnamon Cider cardstock and the detailed globe from a panel of Mossy Meadow cardstock. I adhered the detailed globe to the solid globe using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the globe into the Brass Foil stand using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the globe to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a small panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Soar Confidently stamp set in Early Espresso Ink. I stamped the airplane image from the Soar Confidently stamp set in Early Espresso Ink, stamped off 3 times. I cut the sentiment out using my Stitched Rectangle Dies. I adhered the sentiment to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the card front to a Cinnamon Cider card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On the inside is stamped the sentiment from the Soar Confidently stamp set in Early Espresso Ink in the center of a Basic White panel. I stamped the airplane image from the Soar Confidently stamp set in Early Espresso Ink on the bottom of the panel. I adhered the Basic White panel to an Early Espresso mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Cinnamon Cider card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To complete my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the airplane image from the Soar Confidently stamp set on the envelope front. I adhered a panel of the World of Good Specialty 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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Join me today at 4pm on my Facebook Live.

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS: C4XDWQT6

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

 Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

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

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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Bouquet of Hope

Subscribe January 11 – February 10

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

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

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

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

ABOUT THE FEBRUARY KIT

Details

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

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

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

COORDINATING PRODUCT

155223 | Flower & Field Designer Series Paper

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 1 1/2″ X 3″ (sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Cinnamon Cider Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″), 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 2″ X 2″ (globe)
  • Early Espresso Cardstock 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Mossy Meadow Cardstock 2″ X 2″ (detailed globe)
  • Brass Foil Sheet 3″ X 3″ (globe stand)
  • World of Good Specialty Designer Series Paper 4″ X 6″ (card front panels), 2 1/2″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Enjoy The Moment Masculine Birthday

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

I’ve made a masculine card for you today. As most of you know, I have a little trouble with masculine cards. We’ve got a couple new sets in the January – June 2021 Mini Catalog that help me out. Here’s my card for today.

I used the new Stampin’ Up! Enjoy The Moment Cling Stamp Set for today’s card along with In Good Taste Designer Series Paper.

I started by adhering a panel of In Good Taste DSP to a Crumb Cake card base using Stampin’ Seal. On another panel of In Good Taste DSP, I stamped one of the images from the Enjoy The Moment stamp set in Crumb Cake Ink. I stamped the small seed image from Enjoy The Moment stamp set in Crumb Cake Ink, stamping off once, around the stamped image. I adhered the artwork to the card front using Stampin’ Seal.

On a strip of Crumb Cake cardstock I stamped the whirlybird image from Enjoy The Moment stamp set in Crumb Cake Ink randomly around. I embossed the strip using the Tasteful Textile 3D Embossing Folder then cut it using my Banner Triple Punch. I wrapped a piece of the Early Espresso 1/4″ Faux Suede Trim around the top of the banner and tied a knot. I adhered the banner to the card front overlapping the artwork, using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a strip of Crumb Cake cardstock I stamped the sentiment from Enjoy The Moment stamp set in Crumb Cake Ink. I cut the sentiment out using the Tasteful Labels Dies. I cut the one side straight using my Paper Snips and adhered it to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from Enjoy The Moment stamp set in Crumb Cake Ink in the center of a Basic White panel. I stamped the pod image from Enjoy The Moment stamp set in Crumb Cake Ink in the corners of the panel. I adhered the Basic White panel to an Early Espresso mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Crumb Cake card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the pod and seed images from Enjoy The Moment stamp set in Crumb Cake Ink on the envelope front. I adhered a panel of In Good Taste 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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Join me today at 4pm on my Facebook Live.

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS: C4XDWQT6

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

 Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

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

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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Bouquet of Hope

Subscribe January 11 – February 10

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

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

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

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

ABOUT THE FEBRUARY KIT

Details

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

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

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

COORDINATING PRODUCT

155223 | Flower & Field Designer Series Paper

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Crumb Cake Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″), 1 1/2″ X 3 1/2″ (banner)
  • Early Espresso Cardstock 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Basic White Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • In Good Taste Designer Series Paper 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front), 2 1/2″ X 5 1/5″ (artwork), 2 1/2″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Darling Donkey for Fun Fold Friday

Happy New Year my fellow stampers and welcome to 2021 and my Fun Fold Friday. How was everyone’s New Year’s Eve? Were you able to stay awake to ring the new year in? Here’s to hoping that 2021 will be a wonderful healthy year for all of us.

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

I used the Stampin’ Up! Darling Donkey Cling Stamp Set for my card along with the Well Suited Designer Series Paper. The Darling Donkey stamp set will be a FREE set you can earn from Sale-A-Bration with a qualifying order. Sale-A-Bration starts on January 5, 2021.

I started by adhering panels of Well Suited DSP to Pacific Point mats using Stampin’ Seal, then adhering them to the Smoky Slate card base using Multipurpose Liquid glue. On a small panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the kicking donkey image from the Darling Donkey stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink and colored it in using my Gray Granite and Petal Pink Stampin’ Blends Markers. I fussy cut the donkey using my Paper Snips.

I embossed a small panel of Whisper White cardstock using the Pinewood Planks 3D Embossing Folder. Using my new Blending Brushes, I added some Gray Granite Ink to the panel. I adhered the embossed panel to a Pacific Point mat using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the donkey to the top of the panel using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On another small panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the sentiments from the Darling Donkey stamp set and the Stampin’ Up! Zany Zebras Cling Stamp Set. I added a little Gray Granite Ink around the edges using my Blending Brush and adhered it to a Pacific Point mat using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the sentiment to the top right side of the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals and the donkey to the bottom left side of the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Matte Black Dots to the sentiment panel.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Itty Bitty Birthdays Cling Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel. I stamped the sitting donkey from the Darling Donkey stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the bottom of the panel and colored it in using my Gray Granite and Petal Pink Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered the Wisper White panel to a Pacific Point mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Smoky Slate card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope. I stamped the kicking donkey from the Darling Donkey stamp set on the envelope front in Tuxedo Black Ink and colored him in using my Gray Granite and Petal Pink Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered a panel of Well Suited DSP to the envelope flap.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today, I hope you liked my card. Items will be available in just 4 short days on January 5, 2021. The list of measurements are below if you’d like to stamp along while watching the video. You can watch my video on my Facebook page Here.

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS: C4XDWQT6

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

 Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

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

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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Sending Hearts

Subscribe December 11-January 10 

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

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

ABOUT THE JANUARY KIT

Details

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

ABOUT THE ADD-ON

Name Little Love Boxes

Details

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

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

ADD-ON ORDERING INFORMATION

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

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

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

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

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Last Days of the Stampin’ Up!’s Year End Closeout Sale

If you love great deals, our Giant Year-End Closeout event is the perfect time to shop. You’ll get deep discounts on your favorite products from the August–December 2020 Mini Catalog. The Year-End Closeout happens only once a year!

Year End Closeout Sale Details:

Sale Dates:  December 8, 2020 through January 4, 2021

  • No minimum purchase required.
  • Retiring items are available while supplies last.
  • Exclusions apply: Carryover items will not be discounted.
  • Due to increased shipping times and possible shipping delays during the month of December, we can’t guarantee delivery before Christmas.
  • Ordering Deadlines:  January 4, 2021 at 11:50 PM (MT)

Click here to download the full list of items that are retiring and which items are on sale starting on Tuesday, December 8!  And get your lists ready to shop early!!  The items that are retiring are only while supplies last!!  And everything on this list is retiring!!

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Pacific Point Cardstock 2 – 2″ X 5 3/8″ (card front dsp mats), 2 – 3 1/2″ X 2″ (artwork and sentiment mats), 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Smoky Slate Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card front scored and folded at 2 1/8″ 6 3/8″)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 2 – 3 3/8″ x 1 7/8″ (artwork and sentiment), 2″ x 2″ (donkey), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Well Suited Designer Series Paper 2 – 1 7/8″ x 5 1/4″ (card front panels), 2 1/2″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Mountain Air for The Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

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

Here is my card using this sketch.

I pulled out a bundle from the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog for today’s card, the Stampin’ Up! Mountain Air Bundle. I thought it made a nice wintery masculine birthday card.

I started by stamping the mountain image from the Stampin’ Up! Mountain Air Photopolymer Stamp Set in Gray Granite Ink on a panel of Whisper White cardstock. I stamped the tree image from the Mountain Air stamp set in Garden Green Ink on the same panel. I cut both image out using the Majestic Mountain Dies.

On a smaller panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the mountains from the Mountain Air stamp set in Gray Granite Ink in the center of the panel. I stamped the cloud image from the Mountain Air stamp set in Gray Granite Ink, stamping off once. I colored the moon/sun in using my So Saffron Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered the die cut mountains over the stamped mountains using Stampin’ Dimensionals, then I adhered the die cut trees to the bottom of the panel overlapping the mountains using Stampin’ Dimensionals on the bottom only. I adhered the artwork to a Garden Green panel on an angle using Stampin’ Seal.

I adhered a panel of In Good Taste Designer Series Paper to a Gray Granite card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the artwork to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. On a strip of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Friend Like You Photopolymer Stamp Set in Gray Granite Ink. I adhered the sentiment to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Friend Like You stamp set in Gray Granite Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel. I stamped the bird image from the Mountain Air stamp set on either side of the sentiment in Gray Granite Ink. I stamped the mountains from the Mountain Air stamp set in Gray Granite Ink about 1/2″ from the bottom of the panel. I stamped the tree image from the Mountain Air stamp set on the bottom of the panel in Garden Green Ink. I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Garden Green mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Gray Granite card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope. I stamped the mountains from the Mountain Air stamp set in Gray Granite Ink on the bottom front of the envelope. I adhered a panel of In Good Taste DSP to the envelope flap.

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

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Sue Prather:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic: You Are Here

Julie Johnston:

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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: YUWDMJMT

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

 Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

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

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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Stampin’ Up!’s Year End Closeout Sale going on now

If you love great deals, our Giant Year-End Closeout event is the perfect time to shop. You’ll get deep discounts on your favorite products from the August–December 2020 Mini Catalog. The Year-End Closeout happens only once a year, so get your shopping lists ready for Tuesday, December 8!

Year End Closeout Sale Details:

Sale Dates:  December 8, 2020 through January 4, 2021

  • No minimum purchase required.
  • Retiring items are available while supplies last.
  • Exclusions apply: Carryover items will not be discounted.
  • Due to increased shipping times and possible shipping delays during the month of December, we can’t guarantee delivery before Christmas.
  • Ordering Deadlines:  January 4, 2021 at 11:50 PM (MT)

Click here to download the full list of items that are retiring and which items are on sale starting on Tuesday, December 8!  And get your lists ready to shop early!!  The items that are retiring are only while supplies last!!  And everything on this list is retiring!!

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Beary Comforting

Subscribe November 11-December 10 Last day to subscribe

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

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

ABOUT THE DECEMBER KIT

Details

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

SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION

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

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

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

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Garden Green Cardstock 4 1/2″ X 3 1/4″ (card front panel), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Gray Granite Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 4 1/2″ X 3 1/4″ (card front panel), 5 1/2″ X 3″ (die cuts), 1/2″ X 2 1/4″ (sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • In Good Taste Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Life Is Beautiful Birthday CAS

Good Saturday morning my stamping friends. Hope your weekend has started off wonderful. I’m at my virtual OnStage event this weekend. Even though I’m home, I’m still having a lot of fun and learning a lot. I’ll share the projects we made next week with you.

I have a masculine Clean and Simple card for you today using just Stamps, Ink and Paper. Here’s my card for today.

My colors were inspired by the Color Throwdown Challenge #618. Here are their colors.

I played along with the Paper Craft Crew Tic-Tac-Toe Challenge #400. Here is their board. I went across the top.

I also played along with Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge #257. Their theme is ‘Birthday for an Adult Male’.

I also joined in with Just Add Ink Challenge #530. Their challenge is Stamps-Ink-Paper.

I stamped the tree image from the Stampin’ Up! Life Is Beautiful Photopolymer Stamp Set in Soft Suede Ink on a panel of Very Vanilla cardstock. I stamped the leaves image from Life Is Beautiful stamp set in Terracotta Tile Ink. I stamped the birdhouse image from the Life Is Beautiful stamp set in Cherry Cobbler Ink hanging from the tree. I stamped the grass image from the Life Is Beautiful stamp set in Old Olive Ink, stamped off once, on the bottom of the panel.

I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Best Year Cling Stamp Set in Old Olive Ink on the top of the Very Vanilla panel.

I adhered the card front to a Cherry Cobbler mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to a Soft Suede card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Best Year stamp set in Old Olive Ink in the center of a Very Vanilla panel. I stamped the birdhouse image from the Life Is Beautiful stamp set in Cherry Cobbler Ink. I stamped the leaves image from the Life Is Beautiful stamp set in Terracotta Tile Ink on the bottom of the panel. I adhered the Very Vanilla panel to a Cherry Cobbler mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Soft Suede card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Very Vanilla Envelope. I stamped the grass image from the Life Is Beautiful stamp set in Old Olive Ink, stamping off once, across the bottom of the envelope front. I stamped the leaves image from the Life Is Beautiful stamp set in Terracotta Tile Ink along the bottom front of the envelope. I stamped a partial tree image from the Life Is Beautiful stamp set on both sides of the envelope flap in Soft Suede Ink. I stamped the leaves in Terracotta Tile Ink on the branches.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today. I hope you liked my CAS 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: 9XYYG2ZU

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

 Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

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

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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

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

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

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Jolly Gingerbread

Subscribe October 11 – November 10

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


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

Details About The November Kit:

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

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Cherry Cobbler Cardstock 2 – 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front and inner liner mats)
  • Soft Suede Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″)
  • Very Vanilla Cardstock 2 – 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front and inner liner)

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

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

I decided to make a masculine card with this sketch. Here’s my card using this sketch.

I played along with The Card Concept Challenge #141 (Around The World). Here is their theme.

I also played along with Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge #255. Their challenge is CAS (Clean and Simple)

I started by adhering a panel of World of Good Specialty Designer Series Paper to a Basic Black card base using Multipurpose Liquid glue. I added 4 of the Antique Corners from the Antique Corners and Slides Elements using Glue Dots.

I cut a panel of the World of Good Specialty DSP using the 4th largest Stitched Rectangle Dies and adhered it to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a panel of World of Good Specialty DSP I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Beautiful World Cling Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink. I cut the sentiment out using the 2nd largest oval from the Stitched Shapes Dies. I adhered the sentiment to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Beautiful World stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel. I stamped the quill image from the Beautiful World stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink above the sentiment. I adhered a strip of the World of Good Specialty DSP to the bottom of the panel using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Brass Foil mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Basic Black card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To complete my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope. I adhered a strip of the World of Good Specialty DSP to the envelope front.

I adhered a panel of the World of Good Specialty DSP to the envelope flap.

Thank you for visiting my blog today. I hope you liked my card and will give it a try. Now that you’ve seen my card, take a minute to hop through all our projects today. If you click on the Next Blog button, you’ll go to Julie’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: I will be traveling this week and will not be hopping

Jaimie Babarczy:

Karen Finkle:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic: You Are Here

Julie Johnston:

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS: RUW6PQNH

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

 Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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Going on Now!!!

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

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

SALE DETAILS:

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

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

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

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Jolly Gingerbread

Subscribe October 11 – November 10

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


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

Details About The November Kit:

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

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic Black Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 4″ x 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Brass Foil Sheet 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • World of Good Specialty Designer Series Paper 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front), 4 1/4″ X 3′ (card front panel), 3″ X 2″ (sentiment), 3/4″ X 5 1/4″ (strip on inner liner), 1/2″ X 6″ (strip on envelope front), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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