Stampin’ Up! Bamboo Beauty Thank You

Good Saturday morning my stamping friends, Happy New Year!!! Welcome to 2022. How was everyone’s New Year’s Eve? Hope you were able to celebrate in a fun way. I went to work for a couple hours to get my end of the month/year stuff done came home and was able to reorganize my craft table (which is something I do every year on New Year’s Day). My husband and daughter made some appetizers, we watched a movie, which I fell asleep halfway through, but woke up at 11:54 just in time to welcome the new year and go back to sleep. Another exciting New Year’s Eve at our house. Today I have the day off, YAY!!!

I used another set from the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog today to make a clean and simple card using just Stamps, Ink and Paper. I thought I’d start the new year nice and simple. I did use Evening Evergreen, but for some reason in all the pictures it looks like Basic Black. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Bamboo Beauty Cling Stamp Set for my card today.

I started by adhering a sticky note that I had cut a circle out of on a Basic Whtie card front. Using my Blending Brushes, I started with So Saffron Ink, then Daffodil Delight Ink and Calypso Coral Ink around the edges. Once I had the color that I wanted I lifted the sticky note off my card front.

I stamped the bamboo images from the Bamboo Beauty stamp set in Evening Evergreen Ink over the sun image. I stamped the leaf images from the Bamboo Beauty stamp set on the bamboo in Evening Evergreen Ink.

I stamped the sentiment from the Bamboo Beauty stamp set in Evening Evergreen Ink next to the bamboo images. I adhered the card front to a Basic Whtie mat and then to an Evening Evergreen card base.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Bamboo Beauty stamp set in Evening Evergreen Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the bamboo and leaf images from the Bamboo Beauty stamp set on the side of the panel in Evening Evergreen Ink, stamping off on scrap paper 3 times. I adhered the Basic Whtie panel to an Evening Evergreen mat and then to the inside of the Evening Evergreen card base.

To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the bamboo and leaf images from the Bamboo Beauty stamp set on the envelope front and flap in Evening Evergreen Ink.

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:   6P9HT6GS

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 2020-2021 Annual Catalog or the July-December 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.

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

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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

CLICK HERE to head over to my online store to shop those great deals now!!  Have fun shopping!

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The July–December 2021 Mini Catalog will be retiring soon! t’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!  Beginning December 1, Stock up on your favorite products before they’re gone for good! Save up to 50% on essential craft supplies. The selection of Last Chance Products is only available while supplies last.

Click Here to open the full retiring list from the July-December 2021 Mini Catalog (includes the sale prices that start on December 1)

Click Here to see the full carryover list (items that will continue to be available and items that will be available again in the July-December 2022 Mini Catalog)

Last Chance Sale Details:

  • See the full Retiring List (products that will no longer be available once the catalog retires) with the sale prices Here. The sale prices start on December 1!
  • See the Carryover List (products that will still be available once the catalog retires) Here.
  • All retiring 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.
  • Last Chance Sales Period:  Starts December 1, 2021 at 12:01 AM MT and ends January 3, 2022 at 11:50 PM MT

Let me know if you have any questions and don’t forget to pick up any of those items on the retiring list that you’re wanting soon so that you don’t miss out!

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Kisses & Hugs

Subscribe December 11 – January 10

We all know that roses are red and violets are blue—it’s time that love-themed cards got an upgrade! The Kisses & Hugs Paper Pumpkin Kit will help you express that forever kind of love with heart-shaped cards that would make Cupid jealous. 

The Kisses & Hugs kit is not bound to just Valentine’s Day, it works for all love occasions year-round like anniversaries, weddings, birthdays, or those “just because” days. Check out the teaser video below to get a taste of what’s included.

Details:

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create 10 cards—5 each of 2 designs—and 10 coordinating envelopes
  • Kit features an exclusive Two-Step photopolymer stamp set
  • Kit includes a Gray Granite Classic Stampin’ Spot
  • Card size: 4-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ (11.4 x 10.8 cm) heart-shaped cards; folded
  • Coordinating colors: Blushing Bride, Flirty Flamingo, Gray Granite, Very Vanilla

ADD-ON

Name: Kisses & Hugs Mini Treat Boxes 

Item number: 160147 | $10.00 USD | $13.75 CAD

Details:

  • Contains 20 mini treat boxes and 20 heart tags
  • Gold cord: 10-1/2″ yards (9.6 m)
  • Finished size: 1-3/4″ x 1-3/4″ x 1-3/4″ (4.4 x 4.4 x 4.4 cm)
  • Printed with gold foil

These coordinated treat boxes are not included in this month’s kit and are only available for purchase separately as an add-on online starting 25 January. You must be a Paper Pumpkin subscriber to purchase and they are only available while supplies last.

Subscribe to the January 2022 Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 December and 10 January 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 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front), 2 – 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front mat & inner liner)
  • Evening Evergreen Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″), 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)

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Stampin’ Up! Gorgeous Leaves for Fun Fold Friday.

Good Friday morning my stamping friends. Welcome to my Fun Fold Friday. How was everyone’s week? Does anyone have plans for the weekend? I’ll be working all day tomorrow and I believe Sunday too.

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! Gorgeous Leaves Bundle and the Stampin’ Up! Love of Leaves Photopolymer Stamp Set along with the SAB Peaceful Prints Designer Series Paper for my card today.

I played along with the Double D Challenge this week. Their theme is ‘LEAVES’.

I started by scoring and folding a Sahara Sand card base at 5 1/2″ & 2 3/4″ to make a Z-Fold card. I adhered 2 smaller panels of the Peaceful Prints DSP to the smaller panels of the card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock I put torn Post-It Notes on the top and bottom of the panel to leave a framed area. I stamped the leaf images from the Gorgeous Leaves stamp set in Cherry Cobbler Ink multiple times. Using my Blending Brushes I added some Crushed Curry, Pumpkin Pie and Cherry Cobbler Ink to the stamped area until I got the color that I wanted. I stamped the small leaves image from the Gorgeous Leaves stamp set in Old Olive Ink randomly around. I removed the sticky notes frame and stamped the sentiment from the Love of Leaves stamp set on the top of the panel in Old Olive Ink. I adhered the stamped panel to a Cherry Cobbler mat using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the layered artwork to the front panel of the card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals only on the left half.

I cut 2 leaves from a panel of Gold & Rose Gold 6 X 6 Metallic Specialty Paper using my Intricate Leaves Dies. I adhered the leaves to the stamped panel using Glue Dots. I tied a triple bow using Linen Thread and adhered it to the leaves using a Glue Dot. I added a few Champagne Rhinestone Basic Jewels to the artwork.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Love of Leaves stamp set in Old Olive Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the leaf images from the Gorgeous Leaves stamp set in Cherry Cobbler Ink on the 2 corners. I stamped the small leaf image from the Gorgeous Leaves stamp set in Crushed Curry Ink around the larger leaves. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Cherry Cobbler mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue making sure it’s lined up behind the front panel.

To finish my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the leaves from the Gorgeous Leaves stamp set in Cherry Cobbler and Old Olive Inks on the envelope front along with the splotch image in Crushed Curry. I adhered a panel of Peaceful Prints 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. If you do CASE this card, please feel free to post it in the comments of my Facebook page under the 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:   JAK446GF

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.

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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Final Days of This Awesome Joining Promotion Which Ends September 30, 2021

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There is an AWESOME joining promotion happening!  If you purchase the Starter Kit between August 3 and September 30, you’ll get to pick a FREE bundle from this list!

  • Frosted Gingerbread
  • Christmas Season
  • Christmas To Remember
  • Whimsical Trees
  • Peaceful Deer
  • Sweet Little Stockings
  • Penguin Place
  • Peaceful Cabin
  • Arctic Bears
  • Beauty Of Tomorrow
  • Gorgeous Leaves
  • Nature’s Harvest

When you purchase the Starter Kit for $99 + taxes (if applicable), the kit ships for FREE and YOU get to pick $125 in Stampin’ Up! merchandise OF YOUR CHOICE. If you purchase the kit during Sale-a-bration, you’ll get an additional FREE bundle from the select twelve listed above (with a value up to $60.25!!) with your kit!  A free bundle in addition to $125 in merchandise for $99, YES PLEASE!! You will also get a past Paper Pumpkin Kit and other supplies free in your kit.

If you are planning on placing an order of $100, you might really want to consider joining. This is such an awesome joining deal, you don’t want to pass it up. There is no obligation to sell, have workshops or do Facebook lives. You can join strictly to be a ‘hobby demonstrator’ and enjoy the 20% discount. I would love to have you on my team!!! You also get to enjoy all the demonstrator perks like early ordering, sneak peeks at what’s coming and best of all the events. Why wait, this is such a great sign up promotions, join now and be a part of our awesome Stampin’ Up! family!!!

If you have any questions about joining, please drop me a note at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com, I’d love to talk with you about it! You can find more information about joining on my blog @ creativestampingdesigns.com

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Peaceful Christmas

Subscribe September 11 – October 10

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When you picture a peaceful Christmas, what comes to mind? Do you see snow outside your window, softly swirling through the sky? A tree trimmed with tinsel, a fire crackling nearby? Maybe you’re dreaming of decorating a holly jolly gingerbread house. Can you catch a whiff of Christmas cookies wafting through the air?

Whatever it is you think about when Christmas comes to town, picture a peaceful Christmas with the Peaceful Christmas Paper Pumpkin Kit! This glimmering and gleaming kit is your creative kickstart to Christmas cardmaking. With sprinkles of snow, shimmering silver skies, and heartwarming holiday wishes, you’ll have enough elements and embellishments to create 10 Christmas cards and coordinating envelopes.

Speaking of coordination, make even more Christmas magic with Peaceful Place products! Our stunning Peaceful Place Suite Collection (item 156277) pairs perfectly with the kit’s components. Brew a cup of cocoa, snuggle up with a soft blanket, and prepare for a cozy craft night in!

Details:

  • The kit contains enough elements to create 10 Christmas cards—5 each of 2 designs—and coordinating envelopes. This all-inclusive kit includes printed card bases, die-cut paper pieces, embellishments, adhesive, and more!
  • October’s kit arrives in a cute collectible box covered with enchanting evergreen trees. Use this special, limited-edition box to store your holiday handicrafts, or transform it into a well-wrapped package for a present!
  • The kit’s contents pair perfectly with the Peaceful Place Suite Collection (item 156277). To continue your Christmas crafting, combine the kit’s components with the suite’s patterned paper, shimmery sequins, 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 Gray, Real Red, Shaded Spruce, silver foil

Subscribe to the October 2021 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 3″ X 4 1/2″ (card front panel), 2 7/8″ x 3 7/8″ (inner liner)
  • Cherry Cobbler Cardstock 3 1/8″ x 4 5/8″ (card front mat), 3″ X 4″ (inner liner mat)
  • Sahara Sand Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored & folded at 2 3/4″ & 5 1/2″)
  • Peaceful Prints Designer Series Paper 2 – 2 5/8″ X 4 1/8″ (card front panels), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner panel), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Delicate Dahlias

Good Wednesday morning my stamping friends. Happy September!!! I can’t believe another month is gone. My daughter starts in person school today again, YAY!!! That means I get to start running her to the train station 3 mornings a week to catch a 7:30am train. She’s happy to be going back in person and to meet up with the friends she’s met online from her classes from the last couple semesters.

For today’s card I used one of my favorite Sale-a-bration sets that’s available right now. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Delicate Dahlias Sale-a-bration Photopolymer Stamp Set along with Bloom Where You’re Planted Designer Series Paper for today’s card.

My design is from Sunday Stamps Challenge #264.

I started by randomly stamping the large dahlia image from the Delicate Dahlias SAB stamp set in Pale Papaya Ink on a panel of Basic White cardstock. I stamped the leaf image from the Delicate Dahlia stamp set in Soft Succulent Ink around the dahlia images using the Masking Technique. I cut the image out using my Stitched Rectangle Dies. I adhered the artwork to a Soft Succulent mat using Stampin’ Seal.

I adhered 2 panels of Bloom Where You’re Planted DSP to a panel of Soft Succulent cardstock using Stampin’ Seal. I wrapped a piece of 1/2″ Pale Papaya Woven Ribbon around the panel, adhering it to the back using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the layered panel to a Soft Succulent card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the matted artwork to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a strip of Basic White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Delicate Dahlias stamp set in Soft Succulent Ink. On a small panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the small flower image from the Delicate Dahlias stamp set in Pale Papaya Ink and fussy cut the image using my Paper Snips. I adhered the sentiment to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the flower to the end of the sentiment using a Stampin’ Dimensional. I added a few 2021-2023 In-Color Jewels to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Delicate Dahlias stamp set in Soft Succulent Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the dahlia image from the Delicate Dahlias stamp set in Pale Papaya Ink on the bottom of the panel. I stamped the leaf image from the Delicate Dahlias stamp set in Soft Succulent Ink by the dahlia image. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Pale Papaya mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Soft Succulent card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Basie White Medium Envelope. I stamped the dahlia image from the Delicate Dahlias stamp set in Pale Papaya Ink on the envelope front and the leaf image in Soft Succulent Ink. I adhered a panel of Bloom Where You’re Planted 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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As of now I don’t believe I will be going live today at 4pm. I will post a message on my Facebook page if plans change. I don’t know what time I will be getting out of work, so I don’t want to commit myself in case I don’t get out on time. See you next Wednesday at 4pm.

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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:   JAK446GF

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.

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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Awesome Joining Promotions Until September 30, 2021

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There is an AWESOME joining promotion happening!  If you purchase the Starter Kit between August 3 and September 30, you’ll get to pick a FREE bundle from this list!

  • Frosted Gingerbread
  • Christmas Season
  • Christmas To Remember
  • Whimsical Trees
  • Peaceful Deer
  • Sweet Little Stockings
  • Penguin Place
  • Peaceful Cabin
  • Arctic Bears
  • Beauty Of Tomorrow
  • Gorgeous Leaves
  • Nature’s Harvest

When you purchase the Starter Kit for $99 + taxes (if applicable), the kit ships for FREE and YOU get to pick $125 in Stampin’ Up! merchandise OF YOUR CHOICE. If you purchase the kit during Sale-a-bration, you’ll get an additional FREE bundle from the select twelve listed above (with a value up to $60.25!!) with your kit!  A free bundle in addition to $125 in merchandise for $99, YES PLEASE!! You will also get a past Paper Pumpkin Kit and other supplies free in your kit.

If you are planning on placing an order of $100, you might really want to consider joining. This is such an awesome joining deal, you don’t want to pass it up. There is no obligation to sell, have workshops or do Facebook lives. You can join strictly to be a ‘hobby demonstrator’ and enjoy the 20% discount. I would love to have you on my team!!! You also get to enjoy all the demonstrator perks like early ordering, sneak peeks at what’s coming and best of all the events. Why wait, this is such a great sign up promotions, join now and be a part of our awesome Stampin’ Up! family!!!

If you have any questions about joining, please drop me a note at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com, I’d love to talk with you about it! You can find more information about joining on my blog @ creativestampingdesigns.com

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Haunts & Harvest

Subscribe August 11 – September 10

Hay, there! Experience everything the autumn season has to offer with the Haunts & Harvest Paper Pumpkin Kit! This month’s kit includes enough supplies to create 12 treat boxes—4 each of 3 designs. That means you can take your pick of apple, pumpkins, or jack-o-lantern treat boxes! Plus, the Paper Pumpkin box is designed to easily transform into a vintage wheelbarrow for you to display your harvest!

Whether you’re thinking about crisp red apples or you’re ready to carve some spooky jack-o-lanterns (or both!), the Haunts & Harvest Paper Pumpkin Kit—designed in a vivid fall palette—is a hands-on crafting experience for all autumn lovers!

Details:

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create 12 treat packages—4 each of 3 designs. The all-inclusive kit includes printed die-cut boxes, die-cut sheets, adhesive, and more!
  • Finished treat box size: 2-1/2″ x 2″ (6.4 x 5.1 cm)
  • Includes an exclusive stamp set and a Classic Stampin’ Spot
  •  Coordinating colors: Basic Black, Pale Papaya, Poppy Parade, Pumpkin Pie, Soft Succulent

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 2 – 4″ X 5 1/4″ (artwork & inner liner), 1/2″ X 2 1/4″ (sentiment), 1 1/4″ X 1 1/4″ (small flower)
  • Pale Papaya Cardstock 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Soft Succulent 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 panel), 3 1/8″ X 4 1/2″ (artwork mat)
  • Bloom Where You’re Planted Designer Series Paper 2 – 2 1/8″ x 5 1/2″ (card front), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Counting Sheep CAS Birthday

Good Tuesday morning my stamping friends. How has everyone’s week started off? I hope you are having a productive one.

I have a simple stamping card for you today using the masking technique. Masking is where you cover up a stamped image and stamp something over it to look like it is behind the 1st image. I used a sticky note to do my masking, which I stamp the image on and fussy cut it using my Paper Snips. Here is my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Counting Sheep Cling Stamp Set from the Sale-a-bration catalog for my card today

I played along with As You See It Challenge #236.

I also played along with CASology Challenge # 394 ‘MASK’

I started by stamping the 1st sheep from the Counting Sheep SAB stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on a Basic White card front. I masked the image with my sticky note and stamped the 2nd sheep image from the Counting Sheep SAB stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I masked that sheep also using my stick note and stamped the 3rd sheep in Tuxedo Black Ink. I masked the last sheep with my sticky note and using my Blending Brush I added Balmy Blue Ink to the top of the panel. Once I had the amount of color that I wanted I used my Blending Brush and added Granny Apple Green Ink on the bottom of the panel. I stamped the grass image from the Counting Sheep SAB stamp set on the bottom of the panel in Granny Apple Green Ink, over the brushed Granny Apple Green.

I colored the sheep using my Petal Pink and Smoky Slate Stampin’ Blends Markers. I stamped the sentiment from the Counting Sheep SAB stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the top of the panel. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Granny Apple Green mat using Stampin’ Seal.

I adhered the layered panels to a Basic White Thick card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Counting Sheep SAB stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I stamped 2 of the sheep images from the Counting Sheep SAB stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the bottom of the panel. I stamped the grass image in Granny Apple Green Ink on the bottom of the panel. I colored the sheep in using my Petal Pink and Smoky Slate Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Granny Apple Green mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Basic White Thick card base using Stampin’ Seal.

To finish my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the sheep images from the Counting Sheep stamp set on the envelope front in Tuxedo Black Ink and colored them the same as I did for the card. I adhered a panel of the Brights 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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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:   US3JFJ62

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.

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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Awesome Joining Promotions Until September 30, 2021

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There is an AWESOME joining promotion happening!  If you purchase the Starter Kit between August 3 and September 30, you’ll get to pick a FREE bundle from this list!

  • Frosted Gingerbread
  • Christmas Season
  • Christmas To Remember
  • Whimsical Trees
  • Peaceful Deer
  • Sweet Little Stockings
  • Penguin Place
  • Peaceful Cabin
  • Arctic Bears
  • Beauty Of Tomorrow
  • Gorgeous Leaves
  • Nature’s Harvest

When you purchase the Starter Kit for $99 + taxes (if applicable), the kit ships for FREE and YOU get to pick $125 in Stampin’ Up! merchandise OF YOUR CHOICE. If you purchase the kit during Sale-a-bration, you’ll get an additional FREE bundle from the select twelve listed above (with a value up to $60.25!!) with your kit!  A free bundle in addition to $125 in merchandise for $99, YES PLEASE!! You will also get a past Paper Pumpkin Kit and other supplies free in your kit.

If you are planning on placing an order of $100, you might really want to consider joining. This is such an awesome joining deal, you don’t want to pass it up. There is no obligation to sell, have workshops or do Facebook lives. You can join strictly to be a ‘hobby demonstrator’ and enjoy the 20% discount. I would love to have you on my team!!! You also get to enjoy all the demonstrator perks like early ordering, sneak peeks at what’s coming and best of all the events. Why wait, this is such a great sign up promotions, join now and be a part of our awesome Stampin’ Up! family!!!

If you have any questions about joining, please drop me a note at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com, I’d love to talk with you about it! You can find more information about joining on my blog @ creativestampingdesigns.com

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Haunts & Harvest

Subscribe August 11 – September 10

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Hay, there! Experience everything the autumn season has to offer with the Haunts & Harvest Paper Pumpkin Kit! This month’s kit includes enough supplies to create 12 treat boxes—4 each of 3 designs. That means you can take your pick of apple, pumpkins, or jack-o-lantern treat boxes! Plus, the Paper Pumpkin box is designed to easily transform into a vintage wheelbarrow for you to display your harvest!

Whether you’re thinking about crisp red apples or you’re ready to carve some spooky jack-o-lanterns (or both!), the Haunts & Harvest Paper Pumpkin Kit—designed in a vivid fall palette—is a hands-on crafting experience for all autumn lovers!

Details:

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create 12 treat packages—4 each of 3 designs. The all-inclusive kit includes printed die-cut boxes, die-cut sheets, adhesive, and more!
  • Finished treat box size: 2-1/2″ x 2″ (6.4 x 5.1 cm)
  • Includes an exclusive stamp set and a Classic Stampin’ Spot
  •  Coordinating colors: Basic Black, Pale Papaya, Poppy Parade, Pumpkin Pie, Soft Succulent

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Thick Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Basic White Cardstock 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Granny Apple Green Cardstock 4″ x 5 1/4″ (card front mat), 4 18″ x 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Brights 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Delicate Dahlias Thank You

Good Monday morning my stamping friends. How was everyone’s weekend? I hope you were able to do something fun. We’re in the middle of August already, I feel like it just started.

I have another quick and easy card for you today using the basics, just Stamps, Ink and Paper. Every once in a while I like to make it simple. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Delicate Dahlias Sale-a-bration Photopolymer Stamp Set for my card today.

My colors are from the Color Throwdown Challenge #655.

I started by stamping the dahlia image from the Delicate Dahlias SAB stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on a Basic White card front. I masked the image by stamping the dahlia on a sticky note and fussy cutting it and placing it over the stamped image. I stamped the leaf image from the Delicate Dahlias SAB stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I stamped the leave fill image over the outline image in Mint Macaron Ink.

I stamped the dahlia image from the Delicate Dahlias SAB stamp set 2 more times on either side of the masked image. I removed the sticky not and stamped the dahlia fill image from the Delicate Dahlias SAB stamp set in Polished Pink Ink over the outline image.

I stamped the sentiment from the Delicate Dahlias SAB stamp set in Smoky Slate Ink on the top of the card front. I adhered the card front to a Polished Pink mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to a Smoky Slate card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Inspired Thoughts Cling Stamp Set in Smoky Slate Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the outline dahlia and leaf images from the Delicate Dahlias SAB stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the bottom of the panel. I stamped the leaf fill image in Mint Macaron Ink and the dahlia fill image in Polished Pink Ink. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Polished Pink 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 Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the dahlia and leaf image from the Delicate Dahlias SAB stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the envelope front. I stamped the leaf fill image in Mint Macaron Ink and the dahlia fill image in Polished Pink Ink. I adhered a panel of the 2021-2023 In-Color 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. This beautiful stamp set is another one of the free sets you can earn from Sale-a-bration with a qualifying order of $100. If you would like a copy of the current catalogs, drop me a not at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com. I’d be happy to send one out to you right away. 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:   US3JFJ62

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.

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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Awesome Joining Promotions Until September 30, 2021

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There is an AWESOME joining promotion happening!  If you purchase the Starter Kit between August 3 and September 30, you’ll get to pick a FREE bundle from this list!

  • Frosted Gingerbread
  • Christmas Season
  • Christmas To Remember
  • Whimsical Trees
  • Peaceful Deer
  • Sweet Little Stockings
  • Penguin Place
  • Peaceful Cabin
  • Arctic Bears
  • Beauty Of Tomorrow
  • Gorgeous Leaves
  • Nature’s Harvest

When you purchase the Starter Kit for $99 + taxes (if applicable), the kit ships for FREE and YOU get to pick $125 in Stampin’ Up! merchandise OF YOUR CHOICE. If you purchase the kit during Sale-a-bration, you’ll get an additional FREE bundle from the select twelve listed above (with a value up to $60.25!!) with your kit!  A free bundle in addition to $125 in merchandise for $99, YES PLEASE!! You will also get a past Paper Pumpkin Kit and other supplies free in your kit.

If you are planning on placing an order of $100, you might really want to consider joining. This is such an awesome joining deal, you don’t want to pass it up. There is no obligation to sell, have workshops or do Facebook lives. You can join strictly to be a ‘hobby demonstrator’ and enjoy the 20% discount. I would love to have you on my team!!! You also get to enjoy all the demonstrator perks like early ordering, sneak peeks at what’s coming and best of all the events. Why wait, this is such a great sign up promotions, join now and be a part of our awesome Stampin’ Up! family!!!

If you have any questions about joining, please drop me a note at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com, I’d love to talk with you about it! You can find more information about joining on my blog @ creativestampingdesigns.com

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Haunts & Harvest

Subscribe August 11 – September 10

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Hay, there! Experience everything the autumn season has to offer with the Haunts & Harvest Paper Pumpkin Kit! This month’s kit includes enough supplies to create 12 treat boxes—4 each of 3 designs. That means you can take your pick of apple, pumpkins, or jack-o-lantern treat boxes! Plus, the Paper Pumpkin box is designed to easily transform into a vintage wheelbarrow for you to display your harvest!

Whether you’re thinking about crisp red apples or you’re ready to carve some spooky jack-o-lanterns (or both!), the Haunts & Harvest Paper Pumpkin Kit—designed in a vivid fall palette—is a hands-on crafting experience for all autumn lovers!

Details:

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create 12 treat packages—4 each of 3 designs. The all-inclusive kit includes printed die-cut boxes, die-cut sheets, adhesive, and more!
  • Finished treat box size: 2-1/2″ x 2″ (6.4 x 5.1 cm)
  • Includes an exclusive stamp set and a Classic Stampin’ Spot
  •  Coordinating colors: Basic Black, Pale Papaya, Poppy Parade, Pumpkin Pie, Soft Succulent

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 2 – 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front & inner liner)
  • Polished Pink Cardstock 2 – 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front & inner liner mats)
  • Smoky Slate Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″)
  • 2021-2023 In-Color 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Friends Are Like Seashells Sailing Home for Amy’s Inkin’ Krew Team Blog Hop

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

I used the Stampin’ Up! Friends Are Like Seashells Photopolymer Stamp Set and the Stampin’ Up! Sailing Home Cling Stamp Set. Nothing says summer to me like the beach.

My colors are from Sunday Stamps Challenge #261.

I started by embossing a Smoky Slate card front using the new Timber 3D Embossing Folder (available August 3rd). I adhered the embossed panel to a Night of Navy card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the lighthouse image from the Sailing Home stamp set in Night of Navy Ink. I masked the lighthouse with a sticky note and added color to the backgrounds using my Blending Brushes. I added Coastal Cabana Ink on the top of the panel and Smoky Slate Ink on the bottom of the image. I stamped the bird image from the Sailing Home stamp set on the top of the panel in Night of Navy Ink. I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Through It Together Cling Stamp Set next to the lighthouse image in Night of Navy Ink. I cut the image out using my Stitched Rectangle Dies. I adhered the artwork to a Night of Navy mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I stamped the sand dollar image from the Friends Are Like Seashells stamp set in Smoky Slate Ink and the seashells in Calypso Coral Ink on a panel of Basic White cardstock. I cut the images out using the Seaside Shells Dies. I adhered the sand dollar and shells using Stampin’ Dimensionals and Glue Dots. I added a few Opal Rounds to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Sailing Home stamp set in Night of Navy Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the sand dollar image from the Friends Are Like Seashells stamp set in Smoky Slate Ink on the bottom of the panel. I stamped the other seashells in Calypso Coral Ink. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Smoky Slate mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Night of Navy card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To complete my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the sand dollar and seashell images from the Friends Are Like Seashells stamp set in Calypso Coral, Coastal Cabana and Smoky Slate Inks on the envelope front and 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 Mary Deatherage’s blog or hit Next to head over to Karen Finkel’s blog. You can also click on each of the names and hop around that way. Happy Hopping!!

1. Tara Carpenter:

2. Jaimie Babarczy:

3. Mary Deatherage:

4. Karen Ksenzakovic: You Are Here

5. Karen Finkle:

6. Terry Lynn Bright:

7. Jillian Good:

8. Donna Leonard:

9. Akiko Sudano:

10. 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:   CEWAN9UD

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.

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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SAVE 15% ON DESIGNER SERIES PAPER JULY 1 – AUGUST 2!

We all love gorgeous Designer Series Paper, and during this incredible sale, you can enjoy a 15% discount on select papers from the 2021–2022 Annual Catalog! July is a great time to stock up and save on some of Stampin’ Up!’s most popular paper designs!

PROMOTION DETAILS:

  • Sales Period:  July 1 – August 2
  • 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.
  • Order Deadline:  August 2, 2021 at 11:59 PM (MT)

Click on image below for a printable PDF of the Sale Designer Series Papers

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 2 – 4″ X 5 1/4″ (artwork & inner liner), 3″ X 3″ (shells)
  • Night of Navy Cardstock 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″), 3 1/8″ X 4 1/2″ (artwork mat)
  • Smoky Slate Cardstock 2 – 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front & inner liner mat)

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Stampin’ Up Seascape Thanks

Good Tuesday morning my stamping friends. How has everyone’s week started off? We’re going back to our heat advisory here again, real feel temps here are expected to be 104. Guess I’ll be doing any outside work early in the morning.

I played around with my blending brushes for today’s card along with the masking technique. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Seascape Bundle for my card along with a lot of colors.

I started by cutting the fish image using the Sea Life Dies from a Basic White card front. This image does not cut out the fish completely. If I wanted it cut out I needed to use my Paper Snips. I cut another fish from a sticky note using the Sea Life Dies. I adhered the sticky not on top of the cut fish on my Basic White panel and began my blending. I started on the bottom with Sahara Sand Ink and using my Blending Brush I added the amount of color I wanted. Using my Blending Brushes I added Pool Party Ink to the top of the panel, Coastal Cabana Ink below that and Bermuda Bay Ink on the bottom above the sand. Once I was done, I removed the sticky note and my fish was nice and clean. I added a panel of the darker end of the Mango Melody Ombre Specialty Paper behind the fish using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I stamped the seaweed image from the Stampin’ Up! Seascape Cling Stamp Set in Just Jade Ink on either side of the panel. I stamped the sand image from the Seascape stamp set along the bottom of the panel in Sahara Sand Ink. Using my Sea Life Dies I cut out the coral image from a panel of Calypso Coral cardstock. I cut the die in half and adhered the 2 pieces on either side of the panel using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the card front to a Basic Black mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to a Coastal Cabana card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Silver Epoxy Essentials above the fish.

On a strip of Basic White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Seascape stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I cut the one end on an angle using my Paper Snips and adhered it to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Seascape stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the sand image from the Seascape stamp set in Sahara Sand Ink along the bottom of the panel. I stamped the seaweed in Just Jade Ink on the side and the fish image from the Seascape stamp set in Calypso Coral Ink along the top of the panel. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Basic Black mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Coastal Cabana card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the sand image from the Seascape stamp set in Sahara Sand Ink along the bottom front of the envelope. I stamped the seaweed image in Just Jade Ink on the side and the fish image across the bottom in Calypso Coral Ink. On the envelope flap, I used my Blending Brushes like I did for the card front.

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:   CEWAN9UD

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.

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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SAVE 15% ON DESIGNER SERIES PAPER JULY 1 – AUGUST 2!

We all love gorgeous Designer Series Paper, and during this incredible sale, you can enjoy a 15% discount on select papers from the 2021–2022 Annual Catalog! July is a great time to stock up and save on some of Stampin’ Up!’s most popular paper designs!

PROMOTION DETAILS:

  • Sales Period:  July 1 – August 2
  • 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.
  • Order Deadline:  August 2, 2021 at 11:59 PM (MT)

Click on image below for a printable PDF of the Sale Designer Series Papers

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The Adventure Begins

Subscribe June 11 – July 10

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Life is full of big adventures that are best experienced together! This month’s The Adventure Begins Paper Pumpkin Kit helps you celebrate those exciting new chapters in the most creative of ways with enough supplies to create twelve motivating cards—plus coordinating envelopes—all featuring the exciting colors of nature.

Like the still moments before a great adventure, the kit’s designs contain a quiet energy that hint at all the grand possibilities of what is yet to come. Share this kit with your family and friends about to embark on a new journey and make connections while you explore and discover new levels of your creativity!

Details

  • Contains enough supplies to create twelve cards and coordinating envelopes.
  • Card size: 4-1/4” x 5-1/2” (10.8 x 14cm)
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2” x 5-3/4” (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  • Comes with a Stampin’ Spot plus an exclusive Stamp Set.
  • Includes inspirational sentiments and adventure-themed imagery featuring these nature-inspired coordinating colors: Basic Black, Basic White, Bermuda Bay, Crushed Curry, Early Espresso, Flirty Flamingo, Garden Green, Granny Apple Green, Mango Melody, Night of Navy.

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic Black Cardstock 2 – 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front and inner liner mats)
  • Basic White Cardstock 2 – 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front and inner liner)
  • Coastal Cabana Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded a t 4 1/4″)
  • Ombre Specialty Paper 3 1/2′ X 3 1/2″ (panel behind fish)

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Stampin’ Up! Pansy Patch Step Card for Fun Fold Friday

Good Friday morning my stamping friends and welcome to my Fun Fold Friday. How was everyone’s week? Does anyone have any plans for the weekend yet? I will only be at Ace all day Sunday working, I have off from the dog bakery 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! Pansy Petals Suite Collection for my fun fold card today.

My colors are from the Global Design Project #297.

This is the template to reproduce this card. I really hope you will try it out.

Once I made all the card base cuts, I decorated the card base. I started by stamping the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Pansy Patch Photopolymer Stamp Set in Pear Pizzazz Ink on a strip of Basic White cardstock. I adhered the sentiment to a Fresh Freesia mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the bottom of the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I adhered 2 panels of the Pansy Petals Designer Series Paper to Fresh Freesia mats using Stampin’ Seal and then to either side of the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the small pansy image from the Pansy Patch stamp set 3 times. Once in Blackberry Bliss full strength, once in Blackberry Bliss stamped off once and the 3rd in Blackberry Bliss full strength with Fresh Freesia over the top. I cut the 3 flowers out using the Pansy Dies. I cut 4 solid leaves, 4 detailed leaves and 2 stems from a panel of Pear Pizzazz cardstock using my Pansy Dies. Using my Sponge Dauber I added some Pear Pizzazz Ink to the detailed leaves. I adhered the detailed leaves to the solid leaves using Multipurpose Liquid Glue and adhered the 2 stems on top of one another using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the stems to a Basic White panel using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the leaves and flowers to the stem using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Fresh Freesia mat using Stampin’ Seal. I wrapped a piece of Fresh Freesia 3/8″ Open Weave Ribbon around the matted panel and tied a bow. I adhered the artwork to the middle panel of the card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a little Bumblebee Trinket near the flowers.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Pansy Patch stamp set in Pear Pizzazz Ink in the center of a Basic White panel. I stamped the small pansy image from the Pansy Patch stamp set on the bottom of the panel in Blackberry Bliss Ink using the Masking Technique. I stamped the solid leaf image in Pear Pizzazz Ink, stamped off once and the detailed leaf image in Pear Pizzazz Ink on top of the solid leaves. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Fresh Freesia mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Blackberry Bliss card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To complete my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the small pansy image from the Pansy Patch stamp set 3 times on the bottom front corner of the envelope using the masking technique. I adhered a panel of the Pansy Petals 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. If you do CASE this card, please feel free to post it in the comments of my Facebook page under this 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:  FW2DDUZR

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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Subscribe June 11 – July 10

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Life is full of big adventures that are best experienced together! This month’s The Adventure Begins Paper Pumpkin Kit helps you celebrate those exciting new chapters in the most creative of ways with enough supplies to create twelve motivating cards—plus coordinating envelopes—all featuring the exciting colors of nature.

Like the still moments before a great adventure, the kit’s designs contain a quiet energy that hint at all the grand possibilities of what is yet to come. Share this kit with your family and friends about to embark on a new journey and make connections while you explore and discover new levels of your creativity!

Details

  • Contains enough supplies to create twelve cards and coordinating envelopes.
  • Card size: 4-1/4” x 5-1/2” (10.8 x 14cm)
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2” x 5-3/4” (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  • Comes with a Stampin’ Spot plus an exclusive Stamp Set.
  • Includes inspirational sentiments and adventure-themed imagery featuring these nature-inspired coordinating colors: Basic Black, Basic White, Bermuda Bay, Crushed Curry, Early Espresso, Flirty Flamingo, Garden Green, Granny Apple Green, Mango Melody, Night of Navy.

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

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

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Final Days to grab your favorite items that will be retiring.

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The January–June 2021 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. What are you waiting for? Start shopping! After all, this selection of Last Chance Products is only available while supplies last.

Click Here to view the PDF of the LAST CHANCE retiring items from the January -June 2021 Mini Catalog.

DETAILS

  • Each Last Chance Products promotion typically includes a Retiring List (products that will no longer be available once the catalog retires) and a Carryover List (products that will still be available once the catalog retires). For this catalog’s Last Chance Products promotion, a Carryover List will not be provided; carryover products can be viewed in the 2021–2022 Annual Catalog.
  • Discounts are not always available with the Retiring List. When they are, they will vary from one market to another depending on product performance.
  • All products are available while supplies last, and there are no purchase limits.

SALES PERIOD

  • Starts: 1 June 2021 at 1:00 PM (MT)
  • Ends: 30 June 2021 at 11:59 PM (MT)

DON’T MISS OUT ON THESE GREAT DEALS!! GET THOSE SHOPPING LISTS READY TO GO!! STOCK UP ON YOUR FAVORITE PRODUCTS BEFORE THEY’RE GONE!! Click Here and head over to my Online Store and Start Shopping!!Don’t forget, the last chance items are available while supplies last so shop early for the best selection! 

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 2″ X 4″ (card front), 3/4″ X 4″ (sentiment), 1 1/4″ X 4″ (flowers), 4″ X 4 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Blackberry Bliss Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded as in diagram above)
  • Fresh Freesia Cardstock 2 – 7/8″ X 4 3/8″ (side panel mats), 7/8″ x 4 1/8″ (sentiment mat), 2 1/8″ X 4 3/8″ (artwork mat), 4 1/8″ X 4 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Pear Pizzazz Cardstock 2 1/2″ X 4 1/2″ (leaves & stems)
  • Pansy Petals Designer Series Paper 2 – 3/4″ x 4 1/4″ (side panels), 2 1/2″ X 6″ (envelope)

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Stampin’ Up! Back To Back Blooms CAS

Good Tuesday morning my stamping friends. I’m very excited to be a Guest Designer for the month of January for the CAS Colours & Sketch Challenge. I used the new Stampin’ Up! Back To Back Blooms Photopolymer Stamp Set for my card. Here is my card for today.

Here are the Colours & Sketch Colors for Challenge #401 this week.

I started by stamping the flower and leaf images from the Back to Back Blooms stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on a panel of Whisper White cardstock. I colored the images in using my Bermuda Bay and Pool Party Stampin’ Blends Markers. On a small panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the largest flower from the Back to Back Blooms stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink and colored the image in using my Cherry Cobbler Stampin’ Blends Markers. I fussy cut the image using my Paper Snips.

I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Lovely You Cling Stamp Set on the top of the Whisper White panel in Tuxedo Black Ink. I embossed the panel using my Subtle 3D Embossing Folder and adhered it to a Cherry Cobbler mat using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the fussy cut flower to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I adhered the matted card front to a Cherry Cobbler card base using Stampin’ Seal and added a few Cherry Cobbler Holiday Rhinestone Basic Jewels to the top by the sentiment.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Path of Petals Photopolymer Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel. I stamped the large flower image and the leaf image from the Back to Back Blooms stamp set on the bottom of the panel in Tuxedo Black Ink. I colored the image in using my Bermuda Bay and Cherry Cobbler Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Cherry Cobbler mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Cherry Cobbler card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope. I stamped the large flower image and the leaf image from the Back to Back Blooms stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the envelope front and the smaller flower images on the envelope flap. I colored the images in using my Bermuda Bay, Cherry Cobbler and Pool Party Stampin’ Blends Markers.

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: 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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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Cherry Cobbler Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″), 2 – 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front and inner liner mats)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 2 – 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front and inner liner), 2 1/2″ X 2 1/2″ (flower)

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Stampin’ Up! Poinsettia Petals CAS

Good Sunday morning my fellow stampers.  How is everyone’s weekend going?  I have off today, but I will be doing some work around my house.  Time for some fall cleaning to get done.  I have to take down summer decorations and put up the fall.  It was chilly here this morning.  When I got up this morning it was only 40 degrees outside.  A definite sign that fall is here.

I have a Clean And Simple card for you today using the Masking Technique.  I went back to the basics using Stamps, Ink and Paper.  I tend to forget about simple when I’m making cards sometimes.  The very first workshop I went to years ago, we did not do simple cards.  Here’s my card for today.

I’m playing along with Fab Friday Challenge #197.  Here is their sketch.

I started by stamping 3 of the poinsettia image from the Stampin’ Up! Poinsettia Petals Photopolymer Stamp Set in Merry Merlot Ink on a panel of Whisper White cardstock.  I also stamped the image once on 2 Post-It notes.  I fussy cut the Post-It note images using my Paper Snips to use for my Masking Technique.  If you ever look at a poinsettia, the leaves around the flower are identical to the flower petals.  This is why I wanted to used the same leaves under the flower images.

I placed the Post-It note masks over the center and one of the side images so that I wouldn’t stamp over them.   I stamped the largest poinsettia layering image from the Poinsettia Petals stamp set in Garden Green Ink over and around the masked images.  I move the side Post-It to the other side image and stamped the large poinsettia image again in Garden Green Ink.  I removed the Post-Its and colored the images in using my Cherry Cobbler, Daffodil Delight and Just Jade Stampin’ Blends Markers.

I stamped the sentiment from the Poinsettia Petals stamp set on a small panel of Whisper White cardstock In Merry Merlot Ink.  I adhered the sentiment to the top of a strip of Merry Merlot cardstock, which I cut into a banner using my Paper Snips, using Stampin’ Seal just on the bottom of the sentiment.  I adhered the sentiment to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I adhered the card front to a Merry Merlot mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to a Merry Merlot card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Poinsettia Petals stamp set in Merry Merlot Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the poinsettia image from the Poinsettia Petals stamp set in Merry Merlot Ink on the bottom of the panel. Using the Masking Technique again, I stamped the largest layering poinsettia image from the Poinsettia Petals stamp set in Garden Green Ink over the image.  I colored the image in using my Cherry Cobbler, Daffodil Delight and Just Jade Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Merry Merlot mat using Stampn’ Seal and then to the inside of the Merry Merlot card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the poinsettia image from the Poinsettia Petals stamp set in Merry Merlot Ink on the envelope front and flap.  Using the Masking Technique once again, I stamped the largest layering poinsettia image from the Poinsettia Petals stamp set in Garden Green Ink over the image.  I colored the images in using my Cherry Cobbler, Daffodil Delight and Just Jade Stampin’ Blends Markers.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today.  I hope you liked my card using the Masking Technique and will give it a try.  If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to drop me a note at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com. I’d be more that happy to help you. This is a great technique that only uses Stamp, Ink and Paper, but looks like you did so much more.  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: G39RYMEX

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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World Card Making Day, Saturday October 3rd.  Our Inkin’ Krew Team will be doing videos all day, every hour.  I will actually be doing 2 Facebook Live videos that day.  I will post a schedule when we get closer.

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Joy To The World 

Subscribe September 11 – October 10

This holiday season, share the joy of Paper Pumpkin! The Joy to the World Paper Pumpkin Kit is an exclusive holiday kit that provides a specially-designed box, enough supplies to create eight elegant cards, and an opportunity to connect with the Stampin’ Up! global community.

With October’s magical kit, not only will you get a head start on your holiday crafting—you’ll get to create Christmas cards, share project ideas, and spread holiday cheer with Stampin’ Up! customers and demonstrators around the world! After you receive your kit,  join the Joy of Paper Pumpkin Facebook group to make the most of this month’s kit.

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create eight cards—four each of two designs—and coordinating envelopes.
  • Kit includes die-cut pieces in English, French, and German. This will allow you to create cards you can use to connect with other customers and demonstrators around the world—in their language!
    • 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: Cherry Cobbler, Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Just Jade, Soft Sea Foam

The Joy to the World Paper Pumpkin Kit has been thoughtfully released in preparation for the season of spreading joy. October’s Paper Pumpkin kit was designed to bring people together—connecting them with one another and spreading joy with each other around the world! With die-cut sentiments in English, French, and German, subscribers can send holiday cheer to their friends across the globe—in their language.

To connect and spread joy with international customers and demonstrators through the Joy to the World Paper Pumpkin Kit, join our Facebook group: Joy of Paper Pumpkin! When connecting with your new friends, don’t forget to share your experience with the #joyofpaperpumpkin hashtag.

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

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

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The Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine (Standard Size) is now available for you to order!!!
Here are the details:

The standard machine comes with all the plates you need to get started. The preorder will not include the replacement plates, but they will be available beginning with the customer launch on September 1.

Note that the Cutting Plates and Adhesive Sheets are already available to order. The optional Impression Mats are not be available; I’ll keep you updated on their availability.

So what sets our machines apart from the rest? Here are some of our favorite features:

  • Durable machines with high-quality results. The solid steel construction frame and rubber feet that securely grip the work surface produce crisp, clean, precise cutting and beautifully detailed embossing.
  • Easy to use. The machines and tools are designed for an intuitive die-cutting and embossing experience. For example, all plates are labeled with a number and are color coded for easy reference and use when building your sandwich. And just like the name suggests, our Magnetic Cutting Plates have fully-magnetic surfaces to make it easy to securely position your dies and keep them in place.
  • Simple to store. The platforms on both machines fold for space-saving storage and they look pretty too–the sleek, clean design suits any crafting space.
  • Portable. You can use both machines at home or on the go with their folding platforms and ergonomic carrying handles.

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Stampin’ Up! Get & Go Starter Kit Promotion – Sept 1-30!

Have you thought about joining our Stampin’ Up! team?

Now is an awesome time to join.

The Get & Go Starter Kit promotion gives those who sign up to be a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator additional products to help get started right away!  In addition to the already great valued Starter Kit, you will receive precut paper, stamps, and embellishments!

Here are the details:

  • Promotion Dates: September 1–30, 2020
    Joining Deadline:  September 30, 2020; 11:50 PM (MT)
  • New demonstrators who submit their Independent Demonstrator Agreement (IDA) before 1 September or after 30 September will not be eligible for this promotion.
  • In addition to the regular starter kit (for $99 you choose $125 worth of products), if you join between September 1 and 30, you will also receive enough card stock pieces to make 16 cards, a pack of Rhinestone Basic Jewels, the So Much Love stamp set, and the Queen Anne’s Lace stamp set!!
    • 8 packs of precut card stock of the coastal cabana pack will be provided, and 8 packs of precut card stock of the Granny Apple Green pack, for a total of 16 cards (packs include envelopes).
  • Important note: Ink, adhesive, cutting tool, and clear block for stamping must be purchased separately. However, these products may be included as part of the Starter Kit product selection.

This is such a great deal!  For $99, you get to pick $125 merchandise of your choice for your Starter Kit plus you’ll get the Queen Annes’ Lace and So Much Love stamp sets, card kits to create 16 cards and a pack of Rhinestones for free!!

Drop me a note at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com if you have questions about joining, I’m happy to talk to you about it.  You can also see more information about the benefits of becoming a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator Here

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Merry Merlot Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″), 3/4″ X 2 3/4″ (banner), 2 – 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front and inner liner mats)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 2 – 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front and inner liner), 3/4″ X 1 3/4″ (sentiment)

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