Stampin’ Up! Beauty of Friendship for The Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

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

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I used the Stampin’ Up! Beauty of Friendship Photopolymer Stamp Set along with the Neutrals 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper, Stampin’ Up! Charming Sentiments Photopolymer Stamp Set and the Seasonal Labels Dies for my card today.

Here’s our sketch for this week.

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I started by adhering a panel of the Neutrals DSP to a Soft Suede card base.

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On a panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the tree trunk image from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set in Soft Suede Ink. I stamped the solid image of the treetop from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set in Crushed Curry Ink and the detailed treetop image in Pumpkin Pie Ink over the Crushed Curry image. I cut the image out using the largest die from the Seasonal Labels Dies.

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I adhered the die cut image to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I stamped the sentiment from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set in Soft Suede Ink on a panel of Basic White cardstock. I cut the sentiment out using the smaller die from the Seasonal Labels Dies. I adhered a piece of Crumb Cake Bakers Twine from the Bakers Twine Essential Pack to the artwork using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the sentiment over the twine using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Rustic Metallic Adhesive-Backed Dots to the card front.

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On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Charming Sentiments stamp set in Soft Suede Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the tree trunk image from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set in Soft Suede Ink. I stamped the treetop images from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set in Crushed Curry and Pumpkin Pie Inks. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Pumpkin Pie mat and then to the inside of the Soft Suede card base.

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To complete my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the tree images from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set in Soft Suede, Crushed Curry and Pumpkin Pie on the envelope front. I adhered a panel of the Neutrals DSP to the envelope flap.

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

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Karen Finkle:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic: You are here

Tara Carpenter:

Terry Lynn Bright:

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   CD74ZSKH

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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September 1 – September 30!!!

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

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

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

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Available Now!!

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

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

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

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

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Ho Ho Ho

Subscribe September 11 – October 10

‘Tis the season to make your own Christmas cards with the Ho Ho Ho Paper Pumpkin Kit! This kit contains whimsical designs of Santa and his reindeer in a classic Christmas color palette which is sure to match various styles of holiday décor and look great on mantles everywhere. 
Each kit contains enough supplies to create 9 festive cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes. These cards are sure to bring the warm holiday spirit. 
And word from the North Pole is that this kit coordinates with next month’s Paper Pumpkin tag kit and the special add-on product! With so much coordination between products, you’ll have a breeze at creating a cohesive look for all your holiday gifting needs. Make this season the most wonderful time of the year for your loved ones—and for yourself!

This kit includes:

  • Ho Ho Ho Photopolymer Stamp Set
  • Early Espresso Classic Stampin’ Spot
  • Printed card bases
  • Printed envelopes
  • Printed die cuts
  • Die-cut labels
  • Iridescent foil die-cut snowflakes
  • Vellum
  • Vanilla expoy dots
  • Adhesive dots
  • Mini Dimensionals

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

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Bermuda Bay, Cherry Cobbler, Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Shaded Spruce, Sweet Sorbet, Very Vanilla

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 4″ X 3 1/3″ (artwork), 3″ X 1″ (sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Crushed Curry Cardstock 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Soft Suede Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Neutrals 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 4 X 5 1/4″ (card front), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! He’s All That Birthday

Good Monday morning my stamping friends. How was everyone’s weekend? Did anyone do anything fun?

A while back my neighbor asked me to make invitations for her husband’s 80th birthday party. I finally got around to making a sample to see if she liked it, but the sample is the birthday card that I’m going to give him. The invitations do not have ribbon or embellishments on them. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! He’s All That Bundle along with the He’s The Man Designer Series Paper and the Timeworn Type 3D Embossing Folder for my card today.

I started by embossing a Sahara Sand card front using the Timeworn Type 3D Embossing Folder. I adhered the embossed panel to a Sahara Sand card bae using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I adhered 2 panels of He’s The Man DSP to Early Espresso mats. I adhered the smaller layered panel to the longer layered panel using Stampin’ Seal. I wrapped a piece of Early Espresso 1/4″ Faux Suede Trim around the layered panels and tied a knot. I adhered the layered panels to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the image from the Stampin’ Up! He’s All That Cling Stamp Set in Early Espresso Ink. I cut the image out using the All That Dies. I sponged Sahara Sand Ink around the edges of the die cut image using a Sponge Dauber. I adhered the die cut image to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Rustic Metallic Adhesive-Backed Dots to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Celebrating you Cling Stamp Set in Early Espresso Ink on a Basic White panel. I adhered a strip of He’s The Man DSP to the bottom of the panel. I adhered the Basic White panel to an Early Espresso mat and then to the inside of the Sahara Sand card base.

To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I adhered a strip of He’s The Man DSP to the envelope front and a panel to the envelope flap.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today. I hope you liked my card 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:   RGVNBY93

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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New Kits Collection Kit – Best Remedy

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

Kit Includes:

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

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

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

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Sweet Sunflowers

Subscribe July 11 – August 10

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

Item Number: 161120

This kit includes:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 2″ x 2 3/4″ (stamped image), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Early Espresso Cardstock 1 1/8″ x 5 1/8″ & 2 1/8″ X 4 1/8″ (dsp mats), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Sahara Sand Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card bae scored & folded at 5 1/2″), 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front)
  • He’s The Man Designer Series Paper 1″ X 5″ & 2″ X 4″ (card front panels), 1/2″ X 4″ (inner liner strip), 1/2″ X 6″ & 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope)

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Stampin’ Up! Brewed For You For The Card Concepts

Good Wednesday morning my stamping friends.  I hope everyone is having a wonderful week. We’ve had a beautiful one here so far.

It’s time for another inspiration challenge for The Card Concepts. The inspiration photo is Make It Masculine. We all know the struggle with masculine cards. Here is my card that was inspired from the challenge photo.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Brewed For You Bundle along with the He’s The Man Designer Series Paper for my Clean and Layered Card. I was inspired by the Colors from the Inspiration Photo.

I hope you will take a moment to visit The Card Concepts and join us for our challenge #177.  How are you inspired by this photo?

My design is from Inspire. Create Challenge #118.

I started by adhering a panel of He’s The Man DSP to an Early Espresso card base. I adhered another strip of He’s The Man DSP to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I adhered one of the die cut pieces from He’s The Man DSP to the card front. I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Brewed For You Photopolymer Stamp Set on the bottom of the die in Early Espresso Ink. I cut a panel of Crushed Curry cardstock using the largest circle from Beautiful Shapes Dies. I adhered the circle to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the beer mug image from the Brewed For You stamp set in Early Espresso Ink. I stamped the fill image in Crushed Curry Ink. I stamped the foam image from the Brewed For You stamp set in Soft Suede Ink. I cut the beer mug and foam image out using the Brewed Dies. I adhered the foam and mug to the Crushed Curry circle using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Brewed For You stamp set in Early Espresso Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the bubble image from the Brewed For You stamp set in Soft Suede Ink around the sentiment. I adhered a strip of He’s The Man DSP to the bottom of the panel. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Crushed Curry mat and then to the inside of the Early Espresso card base.

To complete my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the beer mug from Brewed For You stamp set on the envelope front the same as I did for the card. I adhered a panel of He’s The Man 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 4:00pm on my Facebook Live.

I’m planning to go live on my Facebook page with a project today at 4pm ET.  Please join me if you can, to see what card I will be making today.

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   KNZ2Y4WT

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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Going On Now

The January–June 2022 Mini Catalog will be retiring soon! It’s always bittersweet to see a classic Stampin’ Up! catalog take a trip to retirement. But, we’re looking forward to all the new products on their way—and we hope you are, too!

Stock up on your favorite products before they’re gone for good! Save up to 50% on essential craft supplies beginning on June 1.

For a PDF copy of the retiring items list Click Here(note: sale prices start on June 1).

LAST CHANCE PRODUCTS DETAILS:

The sale prices begin on June 1, all items on the retiring list are available only while supplies last.

  • All products are available while supplies last, and there are no purchase limits.
  • Discounted items can be added to a Starter Kit and redeemed as a 50% off item or with Stampin’ Rewards.
  • Stamp Sets are not guaranteed during this promotion and are while supplies last
  • Discounted Prices Sales Period:  June 1-30, 2022
  • Ordering Deadline:  June  30, 2022 at 11:50 PM MT

Head over to my Online Store to pick up any of those items that you want to make sure that you don’t miss out on and then head back on June 1 to pick up any of the items on sale!

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Stampin’ Up! Buy One Get One 50% off Kits Collection Sale June 1-June 30!

Share a Kit with a Friend with the Kits Collection BOGO 50% Off Promotion

Get ready—the Kits Collection is having a buy one, get one 50% off promotion. This is the perfect time to #ShareYourMoment and share a kit from the Kits Collection with a friend! As always, the kit selection is based on availability. You can see what’s available in the Kits Collection selection Here. Go to Shop Products and Kit Collections.

Ordering information:

  • Sale runs June 1-30, 2022.
  • All kits in the Kits Collection by Stampin’ Up! qualify for this sale.
  • Kit selection is based on availability.
  • You will need at least two kits in your cart for the discount to automatically apply to the more expensive kit (yes…the more expensive one!!) at checkout.
  • There are no order limits on this promotion.

Let me know if you have any questions.  And get ready to pick up some BOGO kits in June!

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Pick of The Crop

Subscribe May 11 – June 10

Give your card collection a reFRESH with this month’s Paper Pumpkin Kit! We’re talking FRESH ideas, designs, cards, and crafts. Each month we strive to deliver a seasonal selection, and this month is no different. It’s time to express your love, gratitude, and style with summer’s hottest trends in crafting.

Plus, this month you can purchase additional mini canvas shopping bags for a fun twist on card packaging. Just our way of expanding one of our favorite kits of the season!

This kit includes:

  • This month’s kit contains enough elements to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes. This all-inclusive kit includes printed card bases, die-cut paper pieces, adhesive, and more!
  • The Pick of the Crop Paper Pumpkin Kit includes a Calypso Coral Classic Stampin’ Spot!
  • This kit’s stamp set is perfect for expressing your love, gratitude, and style. With sentiments that say “Love you a whole bunch”, “You’re the pick of the crop”, “You are the sweetest,” and so many more, you’ll be able to use this photopolymer stamp set for all of your summer projects.
  • This kit also includes specialty vellum pieces to add a fresh touch to your cards.
  • And you’ll get a Mini Shopping Bag (5-3/8″ x 6″; 13.7 x 15.2 cm) which can be used to hold a couple cards for a unique craft element. (Additional bags available to purchase separately.)
  • 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: Blackberry Bliss, Cajun Craze, Calypso Coral, Crushed Curry, Garden Green, Night of Navy, Soft Succulent 

 Available for purchase on stampinup.com starting 13 June 2022:

Mini Shopping Bags Add-On

Item Number: 161922 

Add-on details:

  • Includes 4 mini canvas bags.
  • You can fit a couple cards in each bag. Perfect for a fun twist on card packaging!
  • Stamp or color on the bags for a personalized touch.
  • Mini Shopping Bag size: 5-3/8″ x 6″ (13.7 x 15.2 cm)

SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION

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

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

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Stampin’ Up! has some new Branded Merchandise you can purchase in the Online Store. They have tumblers in all the new 2022-2024 In-Colors, a hoodie in the Stampin’ Up! Abigail Rose design. Some Abigail Rose File Folders, the 2022-2024 In-Colors Grid Paper and an Abigail Rose Poster. Click Here to go to my Online Store to see all the new merchandise.

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I’ve updated my retirement list with items from the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog. You can see the list Here. If there are initials next to the item, they are being held for payment.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 2 1/2″ X 2 1/2″ (beer mug and foam), 4″ x 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Crushed Curry Cardstock 3″ X 3″ (circle), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Early Espresso Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored & folded at 5 1/2″)
  • He’s The Man Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 2″ X 5 1/2″ (card front panel), torn notebook die, 1″ X 4″ (inner liner strip), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Lighthouse Point for The Card Concepts

Good Wednesday morning my stamping friends.  I hope everyone is having a wonderful week. Did you ever have one of those days where you can’t get out of your own way? That was my day yesterday. Because of that, I had a very productive day. I had a hair appointment in the morning. I followed that by going grocery shopping (which I hate to do anymore). When I got home, I had no crafting mojo, so I went outside to weed 1 of my flower gardens. That led to weeding 3 of them, cutting some tree branches and cleaning up around my yard. Before I knew it my son was leaving for work, which was 3pm. I finished up outside and went in to do laundry. I finally was able to sit down to work on my blog when I got a text that my daughter was on the train on her way home from school. I picked her up and then it was off to Costco. Needless to say, I never got to my craft table, but I got a lot done and by the end of the day I was content that I did something on my day off.

It’s time for another inspiration challenge for The Card Concepts. The inspiration photo is Red, White & Blue. Here is my card that was inspired from the challenge photo.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Lighthouse Point Bundle along with the Stampin’ Up! Ocean Front Photopolymer Stamp Set, the Stampin’ Up! On The Horizon Cling Stamp Set and the Stamin’ Up! Gentle Waves Cling Stamp Set for my Clean Graphic Card. I was inspired by the colors from the inspiration photo.

I hope you will take a moment to visit The Card Concepts and join us for our challenge #176.  How are you inspired by this photo?

I started by using my Water Painter with Tahitian Tide Ink and coloring the top of a Basic White panel. I stamped the bottom of the panel using the Gentle Waves stamp with Starry Sky Ink. I stamped a strip of Sahara Sand cardstock using the sand image from the Ocean Front stamp set in Sahara Sand Ink. I tore the panel to give it the sand image. I adhered the strip of Sahara Sand cardstock to the bottom of the panel using Stampin’ Seal. I cut the panel using my Deckled Rectangle Die. I adhered the panel to a Starry Sky card base. I stamped the bird image from the On The Horizon stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the top of the panel.

Using my Lighthouse Dies, I cut the solid lighthouse from a panel of Sweet Sorbet cardstock. I cut the detailed lighthouse from a panel of Basic White cardstock. I cut the lighthouse top from a panel of Basic Black cardstock and the rail from a scrap of Silver Foil Paper. I cut the top of the solid Sweet Sorbet lighthouse with my Paper Snips. I adhered the lighthouse top to the solid panel. I adhered the detailed lighthouse over the Sweet Sorbet lighthouse using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the Silver Foil rail to the top of the detailed panel. I adhered the lighthouse to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Lighthouse Point Photopolymer Stamp Set in Starry Sky Ink. I cut the sentiment out using my Lighthouse Dies. I tied a Carrick Bend Knot using my Crumb Cake Bakers Twine from the Baker’s Twine Essential Pack. I adhered the knot to the sentiment and adhered the sentiment to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Pebbles Enamel Shapes around the lighthouse and Faux Sea Glass Shapes along the sand.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Lighthouse Point stamp set in Starry Sky Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the lighthouse image from the Lighthouse Point stamp set in Sweet Sorbet Ink, stamping off once on scrap paper, on the bottom of the panel. I stamped the detailed lighthouse image over the solid image in Sweet Sorbet Ink. I stamped the splotch image from the Lighthouse Point stamp set in Tahitian Tide Ink, stamping off once on scrap paper, over the sentiment. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Sweet Sorbet mat and then to the inside of the Starry Sky card base.

To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the lighthouse image from the Lighthouse Point stamp set in Sweet Sorbet Ink, stamping off once on scrap paper, on the envelope front. I adhered a panel of the 2022-2024 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper to the envelope flap.

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

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

I’m planning to go live on my Facebook page with a project today at 4pm ET.  Please join me if you can, to see what card I will be making today.

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   GVR7KE4E

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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FREE 2022-2024 In-Color Products Joining Special May 3 – May 31

May is a great time to pick up the Stampin’ Up! Starter Kit!!  Stampin’ Up! is offering $66.50 in FREE 2022-2024 In Color merchandise when you purchase the Starter Kit between May 3-31!

This incredible deal is in addition to the $125 of products that you normally get with your Starter Kit and the free business supplies, free shipping, a free paper Pumpkin Kit and all the fun being a part of Stampin’ Up!

The Starter Kit is only $99 + tax!!  And if you join between May 3-31, you’ll get:

  • $125 Stampin’ Up! merchandise of your choice
  • $66.50 in 2022-2024 In Color merchandise (see the list below)
  • free business supplies and catalogs
  • free random past Paper Pumpkin Kit
  • free shipping!!

The free items 2022-2024 In Color included with the Starter Kit are:

  • 2022–2024 In Color Grid Paper (item 160009)
  • 2022–2024 In Color Ink Pad Collection (item 161108)
  • 2022–2024 In Color Cardstock Collection (item 159204)
  • 2022–2024 In Color 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper Assortments (item 159253)

Such an awesome deal!!  And such a great time to join as a Demonstrator! 

If you are interested in learning more about becoming a Demonstrator, click Here to see all of the benefits.  You can also sign up electronically on that same page.  If you have any questions, please contact me at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com. I’d love to talk to you more about it!

And if you’re ready to join us, click on the “join my team” banner below to head over to my Stampin’ Up! website to get started!

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Pick of The Crop

Subscribe May 11 – June 10

Give your card collection a reFRESH with this month’s Paper Pumpkin Kit! We’re talking FRESH ideas, designs, cards, and crafts. Each month we strive to deliver a seasonal selection, and this month is no different. It’s time to express your love, gratitude, and style with summer’s hottest trends in crafting.

Plus, this month you can purchase additional mini canvas shopping bags for a fun twist on card packaging. Just our way of expanding one of our favorite kits of the season!

This kit includes:

  • This month’s kit contains enough elements to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes. This all-inclusive kit includes printed card bases, die-cut paper pieces, adhesive, and more!
  • The Pick of the Crop Paper Pumpkin Kit includes a Calypso Coral Classic Stampin’ Spot!
  • This kit’s stamp set is perfect for expressing your love, gratitude, and style. With sentiments that say “Love you a whole bunch”, “You’re the pick of the crop”, “You are the sweetest,” and so many more, you’ll be able to use this photopolymer stamp set for all of your summer projects.
  • This kit also includes specialty vellum pieces to add a fresh touch to your cards.
  • And you’ll get a Mini Shopping Bag (5-3/8″ x 6″; 13.7 x 15.2 cm) which can be used to hold a couple cards for a unique craft element. (Additional bags available to purchase separately.)
  • 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: Blackberry Bliss, Cajun Craze, Calypso Coral, Crushed Curry, Garden Green, Night of Navy, Soft Succulent 

Available for purchase on stampinup.com starting 13 June 2022:

Mini Shopping Bags Add-On

Item Number: 161922 

Add-on details:

  • Includes 4 mini canvas bags.
  • You can fit a couple cards in each bag. Perfect for a fun twist on card packaging!
  • Stamp or color on the bags for a personalized touch.
  • Mini Shopping Bag size: 5-3/8″ x 6″ (13.7 x 15.2 cm)

SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION

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

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

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Stampin’ Up! has some new Branded Merchandise you can purchase in the Online Store. They have tumblers in all the new 2022-2024 In-Colors, a hoodie in the Stampin’ Up! Abigail Rose design. Some Abigail Rose File Folders, the 2022-2024 In-Colors Grid Paper and an Abigail Rose Poster. Click Here to go to my Online Store to see all the new merchandise.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic Black Cardstock scrap for lighthouse top
  • Basic White Cardstock 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ (card front), 2 1/2″ X 4″ (detailed lighthouse), 1 1/2″ X 4″ (sentiment), 4″ x 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Sahara Sand Cardstock 1 1/4″ X 4 1/4″ (sand)
  • Starry Sky Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored & folded at 5 1/2″)
  • Sweet Sorbet Cardstock 2 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ (lighthouse), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Silver Foil Paper scrap for rail
  • 2022-2024 In-Color 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Sahara Sand Classic Stampin' Pad

Sahara Sand Classic Stampin’ Pad
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$6.50

Paper Snips

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$11.00

Stamparatus

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$49.00

Stampin’ Up! He’s All That

Good Tuesday morning my stamping friends. How is everyone doing today? I hope your week has started out productive.

I have another Father’s Day card for you today. You all know how I struggle with masculine cards, and when I get an idea, I try to run with it. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! He’s The Man Suite Collection along for my card today.

I started by cutting 2 panels of He’s The Man Designer Series Paper in half diagonally. I adhered the 2 triangles to a Soft Succulent mat using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I adhered the layered panel to an Early Espresso card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered a piece of the Sahara Sand 3/8″ ribbon from the Old Olive & Sahara Sand Twill Ribbon Combo Pack on the card front in a ‘Z’ form with a small amount of Stampin’ Seal.

From a panel of Early Espresso cardstock, I cut out one of the framed dies from the All That Dies. I adhered one of the die-cut sentiments from the He’s All That DSP using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the matted sentiment to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few rustic Metallic Adhesive-Backed Dots to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! He’s All That Cling Stamp Set in Early Espresso Ink on a panel of Basic White cardstock. I adhered 2 strips of the He’s The Man DSP to either side of the Basic White panel. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Soft Succulent mat and then to the inside of the Early Espresso card base.

To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I adhered a strip of He’s The Man DSP to the envelope front and a panel to the envelope flap.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today. I hope you liked today’s masculine card and will give it a try. This He’s The Man DSP makes masculine cards so quick and easy to make. 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:   GVR7KE4E

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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FREE 2022-2024 In-Color Products Joining Special May 3 – May 31

May is a great time to pick up the Stampin’ Up! Starter Kit!!  Stampin’ Up! is offering $66.50 in FREE 2022-2024 In Color merchandise when you purchase the Starter Kit between May 3-31!

This incredible deal is in addition to the $125 of products that you normally get with your Starter Kit and the free business supplies, free shipping, a free paper Pumpkin Kit and all the fun being a part of Stampin’ Up!

The Starter Kit is only $99 + tax!!  And if you join between May 3-31, you’ll get:

  • $125 Stampin’ Up! merchandise of your choice
  • $66.50 in 2022-2024 In Color merchandise (see the list below)
  • free business supplies and catalogs
  • free random past Paper Pumpkin Kit
  • free shipping!!

The free items 2022-2024 In Color included with the Starter Kit are:

  • 2022–2024 In Color Grid Paper (item 160009)
  • 2022–2024 In Color Ink Pad Collection (item 161108)
  • 2022–2024 In Color Cardstock Collection (item 159204)
  • 2022–2024 In Color 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper Assortments (item 159253)

Such an awesome deal!!  And such a great time to join as a Demonstrator! 

If you are interested in learning more about becoming a Demonstrator, click Here to see all of the benefits.  You can also sign up electronically on that same page.  If you have any questions, please contact me at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com. I’d love to talk to you more about it!

And if you’re ready to join us, click on the “join my team” banner below to head over to my Stampin’ Up! website to get started!

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Pick of The Crop

Subscribe May 11 – June 10

Give your card collection a reFRESH with this month’s Paper Pumpkin Kit! We’re talking FRESH ideas, designs, cards, and crafts. Each month we strive to deliver a seasonal selection, and this month is no different. It’s time to express your love, gratitude, and style with summer’s hottest trends in crafting.

Plus, this month you can purchase additional mini canvas shopping bags for a fun twist on card packaging. Just our way of expanding one of our favorite kits of the season!

This kit includes:

  • This month’s kit contains enough elements to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes. This all-inclusive kit includes printed card bases, die-cut paper pieces, adhesive, and more!
  • The Pick of the Crop Paper Pumpkin Kit includes a Calypso Coral Classic Stampin’ Spot!
  • This kit’s stamp set is perfect for expressing your love, gratitude, and style. With sentiments that say “Love you a whole bunch”, “You’re the pick of the crop”, “You are the sweetest,” and so many more, you’ll be able to use this photopolymer stamp set for all of your summer projects.
  • This kit also includes specialty vellum pieces to add a fresh touch to your cards.
  • And you’ll get a Mini Shopping Bag (5-3/8″ x 6″; 13.7 x 15.2 cm) which can be used to hold a couple cards for a unique craft element. (Additional bags available to purchase separately.)
  • 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: Blackberry Bliss, Cajun Craze, Calypso Coral, Crushed Curry, Garden Green, Night of Navy, Soft Succulent 

Available for purchase on stampinup.com starting 13 June 2022:

Mini Shopping Bags Add-On

Item Number: 161922 

Add-on details:

  • Includes 4 mini canvas bags.
  • You can fit a couple cards in each bag. Perfect for a fun twist on card packaging!
  • Stamp or color on the bags for a personalized touch.
  • Mini Shopping Bag size: 5-3/8″ x 6″ (13.7 x 15.2 cm)

SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 4″ x 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Early Espresso Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″, 3″ X 2″ (sentiment mat)
  • Soft Succulent Cardstock 2 – 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front & inner liner mats)
  • He’s The Man Designer Series Paper 2 – 4″ x 5 1/4″ (card front panels), 2 – 3/4″
    x 4″ (inner liner strips), 1/2″ X 6″ & 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope)

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Stampin’ Up! He’s All That Fun Fold Box Gift Card Holder Video Tutorial

Good Friday morning my stamping friends welcome to my Fun Fold Friday. It’s Friday the 13th, do I have any superstitious stampers out there? How are you all doing today? Are you ready for the weekend? I hope you are making some fun plans. I’ll be working both days this weekend.

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

I used the Stampin’ Up! He’s All That Cling Stamp Set along with the He’s The Man Designer Series Paper for my card today.

This is the template for the card base. After trying to type how to put the card together, I realized that it is much easier to watch my video where I explain step by step.

Once I scored, folded and adhered the box together, I adhered 2 panels of He’s The Man DSP to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the 2 thinner panels of He’s The Man DSP to the inside of the box using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I wrapped the belly band around the card base and adhered it together using Tear & Tape. I adhered a panel of He’s The Man DSP to the front of the panel where it is adhered together.

The pack of He’s The Man DSP comes with 2 sheets of die-cut pieces. I adhered one of the pieces to an Early Espresso mat using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the layered panel to a Cajun Craze mat using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the layered panel to the belly band using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Rustic Metallic Dots to the die-cut panel

On the inside, I stamped the sentiments from the He’s All That stamp set in Early Espresso Ink on a panel of Basic White cardstock. I adhered a Cajun Craze mat inside the box using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I recommend not adhering the Basic White panel inside the card until after you sign it since you would be signing inside a box.

To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the small corner image from He’s All That stamp set in Early Espresso Ink on the top corners of the envelope front. I adhered a strip of He’s The Man DSP to the envelope front and a panel to the envelope flap.

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

You can also view the video on my YouTube channel Here. 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:   GVR7KE4E

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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FREE 2022-2024 In-Color Products Joining Special May 3 – May 31

May is a great time to pick up the Stampin’ Up! Starter Kit!!  Stampin’ Up! is offering $66.50 in FREE 2022-2024 In Color merchandise when you purchase the Starter Kit between May 3-31!

This incredible deal is in addition to the $125 of products that you normally get with your Starter Kit and the free business supplies, free shipping, a free paper Pumpkin Kit and all the fun being a part of Stampin’ Up!

The Starter Kit is only $99 + tax!!  And if you join between May 3-31, you’ll get:

  • $125 Stampin’ Up! merchandise of your choice
  • $66.50 in 2022-2024 In Color merchandise (see the list below)
  • free business supplies and catalogs
  • free random past Paper Pumpkin Kit
  • free shipping!!

The free items 2022-2024 In Color included with the Starter Kit are:

  • 2022–2024 In Color Grid Paper (item 160009)
  • 2022–2024 In Color Ink Pad Collection (item 161108)
  • 2022–2024 In Color Cardstock Collection (item 159204)
  • 2022–2024 In Color 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper Assortments (item 159253)

Such an awesome deal!!  And such a great time to join as a Demonstrator! 

If you are interested in learning more about becoming a Demonstrator, click Here to see all of the benefits.  You can also sign up electronically on that same page.  If you have any questions, please contact me at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com. I’d love to talk to you more about it!

And if you’re ready to join us, click on the “join my team” banner below to head over to my Stampin’ Up! website to get started!

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Pick of The Crop

Subscribe May 11 – June 10

Give your card collection a reFRESH with this month’s Paper Pumpkin Kit! We’re talking FRESH ideas, designs, cards, and crafts. Each month we strive to deliver a seasonal selection, and this month is no different. It’s time to express your love, gratitude, and style with summer’s hottest trends in crafting.

Plus, this month you can purchase additional mini canvas shopping bags for a fun twist on card packaging. Just our way of expanding one of our favorite kits of the season!

This kit includes:

  • This month’s kit contains enough elements to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes. This all-inclusive kit includes printed card bases, die-cut paper pieces, adhesive, and more!
  • The Pick of the Crop Paper Pumpkin Kit includes a Calypso Coral Classic Stampin’ Spot!
  • This kit’s stamp set is perfect for expressing your love, gratitude, and style. With sentiments that say “Love you a whole bunch”, “You’re the pick of the crop”, “You are the sweetest,” and so many more, you’ll be able to use this photopolymer stamp set for all of your summer projects.
  • This kit also includes specialty vellum pieces to add a fresh touch to your cards.
  • And you’ll get a Mini Shopping Bag (5-3/8″ x 6″; 13.7 x 15.2 cm) which can be used to hold a couple cards for a unique craft element. (Additional bags available to purchase separately.)
  • 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: Blackberry Bliss, Cajun Craze, Calypso Coral, Crushed Curry, Garden Green, Night of Navy, Soft Succulent 

Available for purchase on stampinup.com starting 13 June 2022:

Mini Shopping Bags Add-On

Item Number: 161922 

Add-on details:

  • Includes 4 mini canvas bags.
  • You can fit a couple cards in each bag. Perfect for a fun twist on card packaging!
  • Stamp or color on the bags for a personalized touch.
  • Mini Shopping Bag size: 5-3/8″ x 6″ (13.7 x 15.2 cm)

SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 2 3/4″ x 5 14″ (inner liner)
  • Cajun Craze Cardstock 2 1/2″ X 1 7/8″ (card front mat for dsp artwork), 2 7/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Early Espresso Cardstock 2 3/8″ x 1 3/4″ (card front mat for dsp artwork)
  • Sahara Sand Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 10″ (card base scored & folded as in diagram), 1″ X 8 1/2″ (belly band)
  • He’s The Man Designer Series Paper 2 – 1 7/8″ x 5 3/8″ (card front panels), 2 – 1 3/8″ x 5 3/8″ (inner box panels), 7/8″ x 4″ (belly band panel), 1/2″ X 6″ & 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope)

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Stampin’ Up! Brewed For You for Amy’s Inkin’ Krew Team Blog Hop

Good Tuesday morning my stamping friends. Welcome to Amy’s Inkin’ Krew Team Blog Hop. It’s the 2nd Tuesday of the month so that means Blog Hop Day!! If you are starting with me, be sure to hop around to see everyone’s handsome projects. If you’ve hopped over from Amy Koenders’ blog, welcome to my blog and thank you for stopping by. The theme this month is “For The Men/Boys”.  We can interpret this however we want.  My son’s birthday is next month so I made him a card. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Brewed For You Bundle along with the He’s The Man Designer Series Paper for my card today.

I started by embossing a Sahara Sand card front using the Timber 3D Embossing Folder. I adhered a strip of He’s The Man DSP to the side of the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the card front to a Sahara Sand card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the beer mug and foam images from the Stampin’ Up! Brewed For you Photopolymer Stamp Set in Soft Suede Ink twice. I stamped the fill image from the Brewed For You stamp set over the beer mug images in Crushed Curry Ink. I cur the images out using the Brewed Dies. I stamped the sentiment and bubble image from the Brewed For You stamp set in Soft Suede Ink on the Basic White panel. I cut the sentiment out using the All That Dies.

I adhered the first beer mug and foam die cuts using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the second beer mug and foam die cuts overlapping the first one using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the sentiment to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Brewed for You stamp set in Soft Suede Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the beer mug, foam and bubble images from the Brewed for You stamp set in Soft Suede Ink on the bottom of the panel. I stamped the fill image in Crushed Curry Ink over the mug image. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Sahara Sand mat and then to the inside of the Sahara Sand card base.

To complete my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the beer mug, foam and bubble images from Brewed for You stamp set in Soft Suede Ink on the envelope front. I stamped the beer fill image in Crushed Curry Ink over the stamped mug image. I adhered a panel of He’s The Man DSP to the envelope flap.

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

  1. Karen Ksenzakovic: You Are Here
  2. Mary Deathearage:
  3. Tara Carpenter:
  4. Akiko Sudano:
  5. Karen Finkle:
  6. Jillian Good:
  7. Jaimie Babarczy:
  8. Amy Koenders:

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   GVR7KE4E

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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FREE 2022-2024 In-Color Products Joining Special Starting May 3rd

May is a great time to pick up the Stampin’ Up! Starter Kit!!  Stampin’ Up! is offering $66.50 in FREE 2022-2024 In Color merchandise when you purchase the Starter Kit between May 3-31!

This incredible deal is in addition to the $125 of products that you normally get with your Starter Kit and the free business supplies, free shipping, a free paper Pumpkin Kit and all the fun being a part of Stampin’ Up!

The Starter Kit is only $99 + tax!!  And if you join between May 3-31, you’ll get:

  • $125 Stampin’ Up! merchandise of your choice
  • $66.50 in 2022-2024 In Color merchandise (see the list below)
  • free business supplies and catalogs
  • free random past Paper Pumpkin Kit
  • free shipping!!

The free items 2022-2024 In Color included with the Starter Kit are:

  • 2022–2024 In Color Grid Paper (item 160009)
  • 2022–2024 In Color Ink Pad Collection (item 161108)
  • 2022–2024 In Color Cardstock Collection (item 159204)
  • 2022–2024 In Color 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper Assortments (item 159253)

Such an awesome deal!!  And such a great time to join as a Demonstrator! 

If you are interested in learning more about becoming a Demonstrator, click Here to see all of the benefits.  You can also sign up electronically on that same page.  If you have any questions, please contact me at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com. I’d love to talk to you more about it!

And if you’re ready to join us, click on the “join my team” banner below to head over to my Stampin’ Up! website to get started!

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Celebrating In Color

Last Day to Subscribe


Create magic with the NEW 2022–2024 In Colors with this Paper Pumpkin kit! With vivid pops of green and red and a range of blues, these colors are perfect for fun festivities. Send your best wishes or happy moments with the large bold lettering and gorgeous gold foil details. Plus, you can also send gift cards with the included coordinating gift card holders!

ENDLESS COORDINATION

The Celebrating In Color Paper Pumpkin Kit is not just a gorgeous kit on its own, it can become a dazzling addition to all the coordinating 2022–2024 In Color products in the upcoming 2022–2023 Annual Catalog! There’s a whole new range of colors and products to mix and match with. Make sure you flip through the catalog and pick up all the coordinating products that catch your eye, and then make sure to show us what you come up with. Post your creations on social media using the hashtags #PaperPumpkin and #CelebratingInColor to ensure we see it!

That’s right! Not only does this kit come with 10 stunning cards and coordinating envelopes, it also includes 10 coordinating gift card holders as well. That means you can send your friends, family, or coworkers congratulatory words alongside a well-earned gift card to really show your appreciation for them.

As an added bonus, every May Paper Pumpkin subscriber will get the chance to win a GOLDEN Voucher worth $25 USD | $34 CAD in Stampin’ Up! products! The winners will find their Golden Voucher in their May 2022 Paper Pumpkin box. This is the perfect time to snag coordinating In Color products from the 2022–2023 Annual Catalog that will go live on 3 May 2022 in the online store!

Watch Sara in this video where she goes over her favorite features of the kit.

This kit includes:

  • Celebrating In Color Photopolymer Stamp Set
  • Basic Gray Classic Stampin’ Spot®
  • Printed card bases
  • Printed In Color envelopes
  • Printed In Color gift card holders
  • Foiled die cuts
  • Printed die cuts
  • Adhesive-backed In Color embellishments
  • Tear & Tape Adhesive
  • dimensionals

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

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Orchid Oasis, Parakeet Party, Starry Sky, Sweet Sorbet, Tahitian Tide

SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION

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

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

SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 3 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (artwork and sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Sahara Sand Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″), 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • He’s The Man Designer Series Paper 1 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card front panel), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Wild & Sweet Raccoon

Good Sunday morning my stamping friends. How is everyone’s weekend going? It was a busy day yesterday at work. Everyone seems to either be painting or repairing their lawn mowers. Being that busy makes the day fly by, but by the time I get home I don’t want to do anything.

Today’s card I played with a new set from the upcoming 2022-2023 Annual Catalog and some of the beautiful DSP that will soon be retiring. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Wild & Sweet Cling Stamp Set (available May 3rd) along with the Stampin’ Up! Celebrating You Cling Stamp Set and the Beauty of The Earth Designer Series Paper (retiring May 2nd) for my card today.

I started by adhering a panel of Beauty of The Earth DSP to a Misty Moonlight (retiring May 2nd) card base. I adhered a panel of Beauty of The Earth DSP to a Misty Moonlight mat using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the layered panel to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the raccoon image from the Wild & Sweet stamp set in Early Espresso Ink. I colored the image using my Crumb Cake and Mossy Meadow Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered the stamped image to a Misty Moonlight mat and then to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I added a few 2020-2022 In- Color Square Gems (retiring May 2nd) to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Celebrating You stamp set in Early Espresso Ink on a Basic White panel. I adhered a strip of Beauty of The Earth DSP to the bottom of the panel. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Misty Moonlight mat and then to the inside of the Misty Moonlight card base.

To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the raccoon image from the Wild & Sweet stamp set in Early Espresso Ink on the envelope front. I adhered a panel of the Beauty of The Earth DSP to the envelope flap.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today. I hope you liked my card and will give it a try. The stamp set will be available May 3rd. The DSP will be retiring as of May 2nd or while supplies last. If you really like this DSP grab it while you can. Once it’s gone, it’s gone. 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:   XXM77BHN

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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New Designer Series Paper Share – $60.00 plus $8.00 for Priority Mail Shipping

I’m offering a Designer Series Paper share from the Stampin’ Up! 2022-2023 Annual Catalog and I’d love to have you join!!  I’m placing my share order early on May 3 and I’m going to use the expedited shipping option so I should be able to have the shares cut, bundled and back out to you during the week of May 9.

How my shares work:  I order full packs of all of the Designer Series Papers listed below, I cut them into 6″ x 6″ pieces (or 6″ x 12″ pieces for double shares) and give you one panel of each design from each pack on the list.  I pack up the paper in a cellophane bag and mail it back out to you just as quickly as I can!  Shares give you a good working sample of all of the papers so that you can decide which ones to order in full packs!

Here are the Designer Series Paper Shares that I am offering from the new Annual Catalog!

New Designer Series Paper Share – $60.00 plus $8 for Priority Mail shipping

You will receive one 6×6 sheet of each design from the following DSP packs (the number after the name indicates how many 6×6 sheets of that paper pack you will receive):

  • Abigail Rose – 6
  • Awash In Beauty – 6
  • Butterfly Kisses 6″ x 6″ – 12
  • Happy Forest Friends – 6
  • He’s The Man – 5 plus an assortment of the die cut pieces
  • Hues Of Happiness – 6
  • Lovely In Linen – 6
  • Perfectly Penciled – 6
  • Pretty Prints – 12
  • Sun Prints – 6
  • Tea Boutique 6″ x 6″ – 12
  • Texture Chic Specialty – 6
  • 2022-2024 In Color 6″ x 6″ – 10
  • 2021-2023 In Color 6″ x 6″ – 10
  • Brights 6″ x 6″ – 20
  • Neutrals 6″ x 6″ – 20
  • Regals 6″ x 6″ – 20
  • Subtles 6″ x 6″ – 20
  • 2022-2024 In Color 6″ x 6″ Glimmer Paper – 5
  • Brushstroke Specialty – 3
  • Distressed Gold Specialty – 1
  • Rose Gold Specialty – 3

In all, you’ll receive 201 – 6” x 6” sheets of designer or speciality paper!

Double DSP Share – $120 + $8 Shipping by Priority Mail – if you’d like double shares of the designer paper, I’m offering those too!  I’ll cut the 12″ x 12″ designer paper sheets into 6″ × 12″ so that you’ll be able to get 3 full A2 size card fronts from each sheet and you’ll get double sheets of the 6″ x 6″ since they’re already precut.

FREE Gift From Me! – As a bonus for joining my share, you’ll get a sampling of the new host exclusive Design A Daydream 12″ x 12″ Designer Series Paper!

Anyone is welcome to join in my share (please note, I can only ship to addresses within the US).  If you’d like to join, email the following information to creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com

  • Your first and last name
  • The email address that is connected to your PayPal account. I only accept PayPal for payment.  ***You do not need to have a PayPal account to pay the invoice, you can choose to pay by credit card without having a PayPal account.

Deadline to sign up for my share is Sunday, May 1 at 5:00 PM ET.

Let me know if you have any questions.  Thanks!

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The Stampin’ Up! 2021-2022 Annual Catalog Retiring Lists have posted, and the Last Chance Products Sale has begun!

Click here for a printable PDF list of all retiring items including the discounted prices.

LAST CHANCE PRODUCTS DETAILS

  • All products are available while supplies last, and there are no purchase limits, so order soon (or order now so that you don’t have to worry!) to make sure that you are able to get the items that you are wanting!
  • Discounted items can be added to a Starter Kit and redeemed as a 50% off item or with Stampin’ Rewards.
  • Stamp Sets are not guaranteed during this promotion and are while supplies last.
  • ORDER DEADLINES:  May 2, 2022, at 11:50 PM MT
  • The 2020-2022 In Colors – Cinnamon Cider, Just Jade, Bumblebee, Magenta Madness, and Misty Moonlight will be going away. I HIGHLY encourage you to stock up early on the 2020-2022 In-Color Cardstock, Ink Pads, and Refills as soon as possible, as these items sell out quickly!

Let me know if you have any questions.  Happy shopping!

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Celebrating In Color

Subscribe April 11- May 10


Create magic with the NEW 2022–2024 In Colors with this Paper Pumpkin kit! With vivid pops of green and red and a range of blues, these colors are perfect for fun festivities. Send your best wishes or happy moments with the large bold lettering and gorgeous gold foil details. Plus, you can also send gift cards with the included coordinating gift card holders!

ENDLESS COORDINATION

The Celebrating In Color Paper Pumpkin Kit is not just a gorgeous kit on its own, it can become a dazzling addition to all the coordinating 2022–2024 In Color products in the upcoming 2022–2023 Annual Catalog! There’s a whole new range of colors and products to mix and match with. Make sure you flip through the catalog and pick up all the coordinating products that catch your eye, and then make sure to show us what you come up with. Post your creations on social media using the hashtags #PaperPumpkin and #CelebratingInColor to ensure we see it!

That’s right! Not only does this kit come with 10 stunning cards and coordinating envelopes, it also includes 10 coordinating gift card holders as well. That means you can send your friends, family, or coworkers congratulatory words alongside a well-earned gift card to really show your appreciation for them.

As an added bonus, every May Paper Pumpkin subscriber will get the chance to win a GOLDEN Voucher worth $25 USD | $34 CAD in Stampin’ Up! products! The winners will find their Golden Voucher in their May 2022 Paper Pumpkin box. This is the perfect time to snag coordinating In Color products from the 2022–2023 Annual Catalog that will go live on 3 May 2022 in the online store!

Watch Sara in this video where she goes over her favorite features of the kit.

This kit includes:

  • Celebrating In Color Photopolymer Stamp Set
  • Basic Gray Classic Stampin’ Spot®
  • Printed card bases
  • Printed In Color envelopes
  • Printed In Color gift card holders
  • Foiled die cuts
  • Printed die cuts
  • Adhesive-backed In Color embellishments
  • Tear & Tape Adhesive
  • dimensionals

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

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Orchid Oasis, Parakeet Party, Starry Sky, Sweet Sorbet, Tahitian Tide

SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION

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

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

SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 3 3/8″ X 2 1/4″ (artwork), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Misty Moonlight Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″), 2″ X 5 3/8″ (dsp mat), 3 1/2″ X 2 3/8″ (artwork mat), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Beauty of The Earth Designer Series Paper 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front), 1 7/8″ x 5 3/8″ (card front panel), 3/4″ X 4″ (inner liner strip), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Wild & Sweet CAS Sneak Peek

Good Monday morning my stamping friends. How was everyone’s weekend? It was very rainy here and it got cold again. Just when I thought spring was here it changed back.

I have a sneak peek for you today from the upcoming 2022-2023 Annual Catalog. Before I forget, if you are a customer of mine, be watching your mail. I was able to get to the post office on Friday before they closed and got your catalogs in the mail. If you are not a customer of mine yet and would like to be and would like a catalog, please send me a note at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com and I’ll get one in the mail to you. Here’s my card for today.

I used the new Stampin’ Up! Wild & Sweet Cling Stamp Set along with the retiring Pattern Party Host Designer Series Paper for my card today.

I started by adhering a panel of Pattern Party DSP to a Basic Black card base. This is a Hose Exclusive pack of DSP that will be retiring May 2nd.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the panda image from the Wild & Sweet stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I cut the image out using the 3rd largest Stitched Rectangle Dies. Using the 2nd largest Stitched Rectangle Die I cut a panel of Basic Black cardstock. I adhered the artwork to the Basic Black rectangle using Stampin’ Seal.

I adhered the layered panel to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Black Matte Dots to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! On The Horizon Cling Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Ink on a Basic White panel. I adhered a strip of the Pattern Party DSP to the bottom of the panel. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Pattern Party DSP mat and then to the inside of the Basic Black card base.

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

Thank you for stopping by my blog today. I hope you liked my card with the new stamp set and might be adding this one to your wish list too. It makes nice quick and easy cards. 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:   XXM77BHN

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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The Stampin’ Up! 2021-2022 Annual Catalog Retiring Lists have posted, and the Last Chance Products Sale has begun!

Click here for a printable PDF list of all retiring items including the discounted prices.

LAST CHANCE PRODUCTS DETAILS

  • All products are available while supplies last, and there are no purchase limits, so order soon (or order now so that you don’t have to worry!) to make sure that you are able to get the items that you are wanting!
  • Discounted items can be added to a Starter Kit and redeemed as a 50% off item or with Stampin’ Rewards.
  • Stamp Sets are not guaranteed during this promotion and are while supplies last.
  • ORDER DEADLINES:  May 2, 2022, at 11:50 PM MT
  • The 2020-2022 In Colors – Cinnamon Cider, Just Jade, Bumblebee, Magenta Madness, and Misty Moonlight will be going away. I HIGHLY encourage you to stock up early on the 2020-2022 In-Color Cardstock, Ink Pads, and Refills as soon as possible, as these items sell out quickly!

Let me know if you have any questions.  Happy shopping!

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Celebrating In Color

Subscribe April 11- May 10


Create magic with the NEW 2022–2024 In Colors with this Paper Pumpkin kit! With vivid pops of green and red and a range of blues, these colors are perfect for fun festivities. Send your best wishes or happy moments with the large bold lettering and gorgeous gold foil details. Plus, you can also send gift cards with the included coordinating gift card holders!

ENDLESS COORDINATION

The Celebrating In Color Paper Pumpkin Kit is not just a gorgeous kit on its own, it can become a dazzling addition to all the coordinating 2022–2024 In Color products in the upcoming 2022–2023 Annual Catalog! There’s a whole new range of colors and products to mix and match with. Make sure you flip through the catalog and pick up all the coordinating products that catch your eye, and then make sure to show us what you come up with. Post your creations on social media using the hashtags #PaperPumpkin and #CelebratingInColor to ensure we see it!

That’s right! Not only does this kit come with 10 stunning cards and coordinating envelopes, it also includes 10 coordinating gift card holders as well. That means you can send your friends, family, or coworkers congratulatory words alongside a well-earned gift card to really show your appreciation for them.

As an added bonus, every May Paper Pumpkin subscriber will get the chance to win a GOLDEN Voucher worth $25 USD | $34 CAD in Stampin’ Up! products! The winners will find their Golden Voucher in their May 2022 Paper Pumpkin box. This is the perfect time to snag coordinating In Color products from the 2022–2023 Annual Catalog that will go live on 3 May 2022 in the online store!

Watch Sara in this video where she goes over her favorite features of the kit.

This kit includes:

  • Celebrating In Color Photopolymer Stamp Set
  • Basic Gray Classic Stampin’ Spot®
  • Printed card bases
  • Printed In Color envelopes
  • Printed In Color gift card holders
  • Foiled die cuts
  • Printed die cuts
  • Adhesive-backed In Color embellishments
  • Tear & Tape Adhesive
  • dimensionals

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

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Orchid Oasis, Parakeet Party, Starry Sky, Sweet Sorbet, Tahitian Tide

SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION

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

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

SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic Black Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (artwork mat)
  • Basic White Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (artwork), 3 3/4″ X 5″ (inner liner)
  • Pattern Party Host Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 1/2″ X 5″ (inner liner strip), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat), 1/2″ X 6″ & 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope)

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Stampin’ Up! On The Horizon for The Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Good Thursday morning my stamping friends and HAPPY LAST DAY OF MARCH!!!! Tomorrow is April 1st and in my mind that means the weather should warm up and this cold air should be gone. Fingers crossed.

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

I used the Stampin’ Up! On The Horizon Bundle along with the New Horizons Designer Series Paper for my card today.

This is our sketch for this week.

I cut 7/8″ off the top and bottom of the panel of New Horizons DSP. I adhered the 2 cut pieces to a Blackberry Bliss card base. I stamped the bird image from On The Horizon stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the top panel. I stamped the grass image from On The Horizon stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the 2 1/2″ center panel on both sides. I adhered the 2 1/2″ panel of New Horizons DSP to a Blackberry Bliss mat and then to the Blackberry Bliss card base between the 2 adhered panels.

Using my Horizons Dies, I cut the fence from a panel of In Good Taste Designer Series Paper and adhered them to the card front 1/4″ up from the bottom. I added Pebbles Enamel Shapes along both fences.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the wood image from On The Horizon stamp set in Gray Granite Ink. I cut the image out using my Horizon Dies. I stamped the sentiment from On The Horizons stamp set in Blackberry Bliss Ink on the wood panel. I adhered Gray Granite Bakers Twine from the Bakers Twine Essential Pack to the top of the card front using a Glue Dot. I adhered the sentiment over the twine using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from On The Horizons stamp set in Blackberry Bliss Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the grass image from On The Horizons stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the bottom of the panel and adhered a strip of New Horizons DSP along the very bottom of the panel. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Blackberry Bliss mat and then to the inside of the Blackberry Bliss card base.

To complete my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the bird and grass images from On The Horizon stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I adhered a strip of New Horizons DSP to the envelope front and a panel 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 and see everyone’s projects today. If you click on the Next Blog button, you’ll go to Tara’s page. Or you can just click on the names below to go directly to all their blogs! Happy Hopping!!

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Karen Finkle:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic: You Are Here

Tara Carpenter:

Terry Lynn Bright:

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   R6393VBY

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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The Stampin’ Up! 2021-2022 Annual Catalog Retiring Lists have posted, and the Last Chance Products Sale has begun!

Click here for a printable PDF list of all retiring items including the discounted prices.

LAST CHANCE PRODUCTS DETAILS

  • All products are available while supplies last, and there are no purchase limits, so order soon (or order now so that you don’t have to worry!) to make sure that you are able to get the items that you are wanting!
  • Discounted items can be added to a Starter Kit and redeemed as a 50% off item or with Stampin’ Rewards.
  • Stamp Sets are not guaranteed during this promotion and are while supplies last.
  • ORDER DEADLINES:  May 2, 2022, at 11:50 PM MT
  • The 2020-2022 In Colors – Cinnamon Cider, Just Jade, Bumblebee, Magenta Madness, and Misty Moonlight will be going away. I HIGHLY encourage you to stock up early on the 2020-2022 In-Color Cardstock, Ink Pads, and Refills as soon as possible, as these items sell out quickly!

Let me know if you have any questions.  Happy shopping!

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Stampin’ Up! 2022-2023 Annual Catalogs Coming Soon!

With the retiring list for the current Annual Catalog being posted Today…that means that the new 2022-2023 Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog will be here soon!  I got to preview it today and I’m loving what I’m seeing!

Here are the details:

  • I will be ordering the 2022-2023 Annual Catalogs on April 1 for my customers.  I will pack up the catalogs and mail them back out to my customers just as soon as they arrive.  I anticipate that the new catalogs for my customers will begin arriving by mid-April.
  • If you are not a current customer of mine but would like to be and would like to get a copy of the upcoming catalog when I mail them out, simply place an order through my Online Store and you’ll be added to my mailing list!
  • Ordering from the new Annual Catalog starts on May 3, 2022!

Let me know if you have any questions.  I can’t wait to see the new catalog soon!  Demonstrator preorder starts on April 1!  If you’re interested in joining, you can preorder and get the discount for yourself!  Head over to my joining page Here to see the benefits of being a Demonstrator and to sign up now!

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Last Day for Savings are in Bloom Sale

March 1 – March 31

If you haven’t already, it’s time to meet your mini crafting companion: the Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine! If this is your first encounter, allow us to introduce you.

This mini—but mighty—machine is durable, portable, and easy to use. It’s the perfect pick for budding beginners who want to branch out, papercrafting pros who want to craft on the go, or those who are short on storage space! With this trusty tool, any crafter can make precise cuts and embossed designs for their projects with one pass.

During the month of March, you can snag the Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine at a 20% discount! This miniature machine is compatible with a large selection of Stampin’ Up! embossing folders and dies. Build your craft collection and combine the Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine with any (or all!) of the select stamp-and-die bundles that are also available for 20% off during the month of March!

Take your crafting to the next level. 

Savings are in Bloom Promotion Details

  • Promotion Sales Period:  March 1 – March 31, 2022
  • Promotion Ends:  March 31, 2022 at 11:50 PM MT
  • The Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine will be available for purchase at a 20% discount.
  • A number of select stamp-and-die bundles that are compatible with the Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine will also be available for purchase at a 20% discount.
  • For this promotion only, we’ve brought back the previously popular Art Gallery, Celebrate Sunflowers, and Garden Wishes bundles. They will only be available in their bundle form during this promotion, so make sure to snag ‘em while you still can!
  • The Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine and select compatible bundles can be bought together or separately.
  • There is no limit on the number of Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machines you can purchase during this promotion.
  • Products are available in all markets while supplies last. Offer may vary from market to market based on product availability. No backorders or substitutions will be allowed.
  • The stamp-and-die bundles that can be found in a current catalog will be replenished until they retire. When they do retire, the bundles will be added to the Retiring List.
  • Due to supply chain challenges, this promotion may be altered or ended early. I will notify you if we hear that this offer may be changed or ended before March 31. 

You can see the full list of bundles included in the sale on this flyer Click Here for a printable PDF flyer.

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Change is Beautiful

Subscribe March 11 – April 10

Growing through life can also mean growing pains. Whether they’re climbing their career ladder or moving out for the first time—change can be simultaneously thrilling and scary—but isn’t that what makes life beautiful? Because new beginnings, after all, are simply new adventures. Let your loved ones know you’ll be there to support them through all of life’s chapters! 

The Change is Beautiful kit contains enough supplies to create 9 stunning cards with a unique folding technique to commemorate moments of change. The designs are inspired by the natural cycles of change found in nature. 

This kit includes:

  • Change is Beautiful Photopolymer Stamp Set
  • Melon Mambo Classic Stampin’ Spot®
  • Printed card bases
  • Printed envelopes
  • Printed, shaped die cuts
  • Iridescent sea glass
  • Dimensionals

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

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Balmy Blue, Basic Black, Bermuda Bay, Crushed Curry, Evening Evergreen, Granny Apple Green, Melon Mambo

SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION

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.

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Stampin’ Up! New Shipping Fees Beginning Tomorrow April 1

I want to let you know about a change to Stampin’ Up!’s shipping and handling pricing.  Starting April 1, the minimum shipping charge will increase by $1.00, from $6.95 to $7.95—or by one percentage point, from 10% to 11% of the total order amount—whichever is greater.

If you ever use the expedited shipping options, those fees are going up a bit too.  Here are the new fees for expedited shipping:

  • Next Day Upgrade: $38.00 USD ($3.00 USD increase from the previous rate)
  • 2nd Day Upgrade: $23.00 USD ($3.00 USD increase from the previous rate)
  • 3 Day Shipping Upgrade: $15.00 USD ($5.00 USD increase from the previous rate)
  • The expedited shipping option rates above are calculated in addition to the standard shipping rate (e.g., the next day shipping option would cost $7.95 USD or 11%—whichever is greater—plus $38.00 USD)

I want to make sure you’re aware of this change, as it impacts both you and me.  Stampin’ Up! has worked to keep the increase as minimal as possible so they can continue bringing you the unique, high-quality, and coordinated paper crafting products that you love.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 1 3/4″ X 3 1/2″ (sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner) 
  • Blackberry Bliss Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″), 2 5/8″ X 5 1/2″ (card front panel mat), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • In Good Taste Designer Series Paper 3 3/4″ X 2″ (fence)
  • New Horizons Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 1/2″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner), 1/2″ X 6″ & 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope)

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