Stampin’ Up! Leaves of Holly Quick Christmas Card

Good Sunday morning my stamping friends. How is everyone’s weekend going? It’s been a beautiful Autumn like weekend here in NJ.

I have a quick Christmas card today for you that you can reproduce multiple of really easily. Here’s my card for today.

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I used the Stampin’ Up! Leaves of Holly Bundle along with the Boughs of Holly Designer Series Paper and Red & White Glimmer Paper for my card today.

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I started by adhering a panel of Boughs of Holly DSP to a Basic White mat. I adhered the layered panel to a Mossy Meadow card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

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I adhered an Adhesive Sheet to the back of a panel of White Glimmer Paper. Using my Holly Berry Dies, I cut the holly frame from a panel of White Glimmer Paper. I adhered the die cut frame to the card front.

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On a panel of Mossy Meadow cardstock, I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Leaves of Holly Photopolymer Stamp Set in Versamark Ink. I sprinkled it with my White Embossing Powder and set it using my Heat Tool. I cut the sentiment out with the Holly Berry Dies. I adhered the sentiment to the White Glimmer Paper frame using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a Red Rhinestone Basic Jewel to the sentiment.

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On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Leaves of Holly stamp set in Mossy Meadow Ink on a panel of Basic White cardstock. I stamped the solid berry image from the Leaves of Holly stamp set in Real Red Ink on the top corner of the panel. I stamped the details berry image in Cherry Cobbler Ink over the Real Red image. I stamped the small, detailed holly image from the Leaves of Holly stamp set in Mossy Meadow Ink next to the berry image. I stamped the solid holly image in Mossy Meadow Ink, stamping off once on scrap paper, over the detailed image. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Cherry Cobbler mat then to the inside of the Mossy Meadow card base.

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To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the berry and holly images from the Leaves of Holly stamp set in Real Red, Cherry Cobbler and Mossy Meadow Inks on the envelope front. I adhered a panel of Boughs of Holly DSP to the envelope flap.

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   CD74ZSKH

Use this host code when placing an order with me. When you order $50 or greater you will receive a free gift from me! If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any 1 item valued up to $10.00 from the 2022-2023 Annual Catalog or the July – December 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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Final Week of Stampin’ Up! Weekly Deals!!!

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

INKIN’ KREW WORLD CARD MAKING DAY EVENT –

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Details for the Stampin’ Up! Event

Who: Anyone!

When: 1 October from 2:00–5:00 p.m. (MT)

Where: Online

Price of Event: Free

Registration Dates*: 11 August–1 October

Language of Event: The event will be in English with language interpretation voiceover and subtitles in English, French, German, and Dutch

*You don’t have to register for this event but registering will keep you informed of all the fun crafting in store!

Click here to register.

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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 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (card front mat), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Cherry Cobbler Cardstock 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Mossy Meadow Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Boughs of Holly Designer Series Paper 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)
  • Red & White Glimmer Paper 3 1/4″ X 4″ (die cut frame)

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Stampin’ Up! Apple Harvest Friendship

Good Saturday morning my stamping friends, welcome to the weekend. I hope you have something fun planned. I’ll be working all day today.

This past Tuesday was our team meeting. After we finish with the business part of the meeting, we do some mystery stamping. Our upline Jaimie gives us measurements of cardstock and DSP and lets us know what other products we may need. The rest is up to us. She talks up through what to do and at the end our cards are all similar, but also very different. Here’s what I came up with.

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I used the Stampin’ Up! Apple Harvest Bundle along with the Gingham Cottage Designer Series Paper for my card today. This bundle is only available until September 30, 2022. The stamp set is in the July-December 2022 Mini Catalog.

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I started by making a small mark about 1 3/4″ up from the bottom left front of a So Saffron card base. I cut from that mark to the bottom right corner using my Paper Trimmer.

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On a panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the apple image from the Stampin’ Up! Apple Harvest Cling Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I colored the image using my Flirty Flamingo, Granny Apple Green, Poppy Parade, Soft Suede and So Saffron Stampin’ Blends Markers. I cut the image out using my Apple Blossoms Dies. I cut a panel of Granny Apple Green cardstock using the Stylish Shapes Dies. I embossed the die cut panel using the Stitched Greenery Die.

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I adhered the die cut apple image to the Granny Apple Green panel using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I tied a small bow with Linen Thread and adhered it to the apple stem using a Glue Dot. I adhered the layered panel to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I stamped the sentiment from the Apple Harvest stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the Basic White panel. I cut the sentiment out using the Harvest Dies. I adhered the sentiment to the card base along the bottom angled edge using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I colored a few of the Pearl Basic Jewels using my Dark Granny Apple Green Stampin’ Blends Marker. I adhered the pearls to the card front.

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On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Apple Harvest stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on a Basic White panel. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Granny Apple Green mat then to the inside top of the So Saffron card base. I adhered a panel of Gingham Cottage DSP to the inside bottom of the So Saffron card base.

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To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the apple image from the Apple Harvest stamp set on the envelope front and colored it the same as I did for the card. I adhered a panel of the Gingham Cottage DSP to the envelope flap.

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   CD74ZSKH

Use this host code when placing an order with me. When you order $50 or greater you will receive a free gift from me! If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any 1 item valued up to $10.00 from the 2022-2023 Annual Catalog or the July – December 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 5 1/4″ (artwork & sentiment), 3 1/4″ X 4″ (inner liner)
  • Granny Apple Green Cardstock 3 1/4″ X 3 1/4″ (artwork mat), 3 3/8″ X 4 1/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • So Saffron Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (scored & folded at 5 1/2″)
  • Gingham Cottage Cardstock 2″ X 4 1/4″ (inner panel) 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Leaves of Holly CAS

Good Monday morning my stamping friends. How was everyone’s weekend? Yesterday was such a rainy day here, but we needed it. I went up to my team leaders for our quarterly meeting, which is always so much fun. We stamped 3 different cards using the same set, got to chat a bit and see all the team member from all over the US via Zoom. Here is one of the cards we made yesterday. This one was designed by Akiko Sudano and I just LOVE it. If you have a lot of cards to make to send out this Christmas season, this is a perfect one that can be duplicated very easily.

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I used the Stampin’ Up! Leaves of Holly Photopolymer Stamp Set to make my card today using just Stamps, Ink and Paper. I did add a little embellishment too.

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I started by stamping the solid berry image from the Leaves of Holly stamp set on the bottom left corner in Real Red Ink. I stamped the detailed berry image from the Leaves of Holly stamp set in Cherry Cobbler Ink over the solid stamped image. I stamped the solid berry image on a piece of Masking Paper and fussy cut the image using my Paper Snips.

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I covered the berries with the Masking Paper. I stamped the large, detailed holly leaf image from the Leaves of Holly stamp set in Shaded Spruce Ink along the bottom of the panel. I stamped the solid holly leaf image in Shaded Spruce Ink, stamping off once on scrap paper, over the detailed image. I stamped the smaller holly leaf image from the Leaves of Holly stamp set in Shaded Spruce Ink along the side of the panel. I stamped the smaller solid holly leaf image in Shaded Spruce Ink, stamping off once on scrap paper, over the detailed image.

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I stamped the sentiment from the Leaves of Holly stamp set in Real Red Ink. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Real Red mat. I adhered the layered panel to a Shaded Spruce card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Rhinestone Basic Jewels to the card front.

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On the inside, I stamped the sentiment from the Leaves of Holly stamp set in Real Red Ink on a panel of Basic Whtie cardstock. I stamped the berries and small holly leaf images from the Leaves of Holly stamp set on the top of the panel the same as I did for the card front.

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To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the berry and holly images from the Leaves of Holly stamp set on the envelope front and flap the same as I did for the card.

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   CD74ZSKH

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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September 1 – September 30!!!

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

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

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

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Available Now!!

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

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

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

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

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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 3 5/8″ X 4 7/8″ (card front), 4″ X 5 1/4″” (inner liner)
  • Real Red Cardstock 3 3/4″ x 5″ (card front mat), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Shaded Spruce Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″)

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

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

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

Here is our Theme for this week.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Karen Finkle:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic: You Are Here

Tara Carpenter:

Terry Lynn Bright:

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   CD74ZSKH

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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September 1 – September 30!!!

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

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

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

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Available Now!!

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

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

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

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

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Spooky Treats

Subscribe August 11 – September 10

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


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

This kit includes:

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

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

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

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

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

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Stampin’ Up! Butterfly Brilliance for The Card Concepts

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   CD74ZSKH

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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September 1 – September 30!!!

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

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

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

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Available Now!!

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

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

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

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

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Spooky Treats

Subscribe August 11 – September 10

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


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

This kit includes:

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

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

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

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

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

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Stampin’ Up! Happiness Abounds CAS

Good Monday morning my stamping friends. I hope you have the day off and have some picnic plans or maybe just taking some time to relax. My plan was to try to get ahead at my card table today. We’ll see what happens, my husband decided to invite a bunch of people over for a barbeque which I am NOT prepared for.

I have a quick and easy card for you today that I was able to make so quickly it scared me. Here’s my card for today.

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I used the Stampin’ Up! Happiness Abounds Photopolymer Stamp Set along with the Designer Tags Dies for my card today.

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I started by stamping the sentiment from Happiness Abounds stamp set in Versamark Ink on a panel of Night of Navy cardstock. I sprinkled it with White Embossing Powder from the Basic Embossing Powders and set it using the Heat Tool.

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Using the Designer Tags Dies, I cut the flower image on the bottom of the panel. I adhered the Night of Navy panel to a Basic White Thick card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

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I cut the butterfly die from the Designer Tags Dies from a panel of 2022-2024 In-Color Glimmer Paper. I adhered the butterfly to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I tied a small bow using the Parakeet Party 1/8″ Metallic Woven Ribbon and adhered it using a Glue Dot. I added a few Rhinestones Basic Jewels by the flower and Classic Matte Dots on the butterfly.

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On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Happiness Abounds stamp set in Night of Navy Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the rose image from the Happiness Abounds stamp set in Orchid Oasis Ink on the bottom of the panel. I masked the rose using a Post-It Note, which I cut the rose out of, and stamped the leaf image from the Happiness Abounds stamp set in Parakeet Party Ink. I colored the leaves using my Parakeet Party Stampin’ Blends Markers. I colored parts of the rose using my Orchid Oasis Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered the Basic Whtie panel to a Night of Navy mat and then to the inside of the Basic White Thick card base.

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To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the rose image from the Happiness Abounds stamp set in Orchid Oasis Ink on the envelope front and flap. I masked the rose with a Post-It Note and stamped the leaf image from the Happiness Abounds around the rose in Parakeet Party Ink. I colored part of the rose and the leaves in using my Orchid Oasis and Parakeet Party Stampin’ Blends Markers.

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   CD74ZSKH

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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September 1 – September 30!!!

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

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

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

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Available Now!!

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

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

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

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

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

INKIN’ KREW WORLD CARD MAKING DAY EVENT –

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Today is the Last Day for New Jersey’s Back To School Sales Tax Holiday Be sure to check the list.

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

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Spooky Treats

Subscribe August 11 – September 10

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


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

This kit includes:

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

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

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

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Basic White Thick Cardstock 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base scored & folded at 5 1/2″)
  • Night of Navy Cardstock 3 1/4″ X 4 1/2″ (card front), 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • 2022-2024 In-Color 6 X 6 Glimmer Paper 1 1/4″ X 2″(butterfly)

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Stampin’ Up! Merriest Moments

Good Sunday morning my stamping friends. I hope you are all having a great weekend and I hope you have tomorrow off too.

Today I made a fairly quick Christmas card using a set that was returned from last year’s July-December Mini Catalog. Here’s my card for today.

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I used the Stampin’ Up! Merriest Moments Photopolymer Stamp Set along with the Painted Christmas Designer Series Paper for my card today.

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I started by adhering a panel of Painted Christmas DSP to a Basic White Thick card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

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On a panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the flower image from the Merriest Moments stamp set in Blushing Bride Ink, the sentiment and holly leaf image in Shaded Spruce Ink, and the splatter and flower center images in Soft Sea Foam Ink. I cut the flower and holly leaf images out using the Merriest Frames Dies and the sentiment using the Deckled Rectangle Die.

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I adhered a piece of the Rose Gold & White 5/8″ Striped Ribbon to the card front using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the sentiment to a Shaded Spruce mat and then to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the flowers and holly leaves using Glue Dots, Stampin’ Dimensionals and Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I added a few Adhesive-Backed Sequins & Gems to the card front.

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On the inside, I adhered a panel of Painted Christmas DSP to the inside of the Basic White Thick card base. On a panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the sentiment from the Merriest Moments stamp set in Shaded Spruce Ink. I cut the panel using the Deckled Rectangle Dies. I stamped the flower, holly leaf and splatter images on the panel in Blushing Bride, Shaded Spruce and Soft Sea Foam Inks. I adhered the panel to the inside of the card base using Stampin’ Seal.

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To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the flower, holly leaves and splatter images from the Merriest Moments stamp set in Blushing Bride, Shaded Spruce and Soft Sea Foam Inks on the envelope front. I adhered a panel of Painted Christmas DSP to the envelope flap.

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   CD74ZSKH

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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September 1 – September 30!!!

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

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

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

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Available Now!!

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

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

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

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

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

INKIN’ KREW WORLD CARD MAKING DAY EVENT –

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Tomorrow is the Last Day for New Jersey’s Back To School Sales Tax Holiday Be sure to check the list.

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

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Spooky Treats

Subscribe August 11 – September 10

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


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

This kit includes:

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

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

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

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 2 – 4″ X 5 1/4″ (artwork, sentiment & inner liner)
  • Basic White Thick Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Shaded Spruce Cardstock 3 1/4″ X 1 7/8″ (sentiment mat)
  • Painted Christmas Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Brightest Beauty Fun Fold Video Tutorial

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   CD74ZSKH

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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September 1 – September 30!!!

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

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

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

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Available Now!!

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

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

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

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

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

INKIN’ KREW WORLD CARD MAKING DAY EVENT –

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Spooky Treats

Subscribe August 11 – September 10

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


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

This kit includes:

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

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

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

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

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

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Stampin’ Up! Fond of Autumn

Good Wednesday morning my stamping friends. How is everyone’s week going? We’re halfway through the week and on our way to the weekend. A quick reminder, Sale-a-bration ends 1 week from today. I can’t believe it’s just about done. If you are planning on ordering supplies to make your holiday cards, Halloween projects, fall cards, now’s a great time to get them while you can still get free product for orders of $50 & $100.

I have a quick and easy fall card for you today where I let the DSP do all the work for me. Here’s my card for today.

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

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I started by adhering a panel of Rustic Harvest DSP to a Basic White Thick card base. I adhered another panel of the Rustic Harvest DSP to a Basic White mat.

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I adhered the layered panel to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered a piece of White Bakers Twine from the Bakers Twine Essential Pack to the layered panel using Stampin’ Seal.

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On a panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the banner image from the Fond Of Autumn stamp set in Cajun Craze Ink. I stamped the sentiment from the Fond Of Autumn stamp set in Mossy Meadow Ink inside the banner. I cut the banner out using my Autumn Bouquet Dies. I adhered the banner to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Mossy Meadow Solid Faceted Gems to the card front.

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On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Fond of Autumn stamp set in Mossy Meadow Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the acorn and leaf images from the Fond of Autumn stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink next to the sentiment. I colored the acorn using my Crumb Cake Stampin’ Blends Markers. I colored the leaves using my Crushed Curry Watercolor Pencil from the Watercolor Pencils Assortment #2. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Mossy Meadow mat and then to the inside of the Basic White Thick card base.

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To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the acorn and leaf images from the Fond of Autumn stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the envelope front. I colored the acorn using my Crumb Cake Stampin’ Blends Markers and the leaves using my Watercolor Pencils. I adhered a panel of Rustic Harvest DSP to the envelope flap.

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   QY4S2TZX

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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Coming Soon!!! Starting September 1, 2022

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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New Sale-a-bration Items Added

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

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The Back To School Sales Tax Holiday is going on until September. For those of you living in Massachusetts, yours is going on now. New Jersey is from August 27th – September 5th!! Be sure to check the list.

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

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Spooky Treats

Subscribe August 11 – September 10

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


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

This kit includes:

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

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

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

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 3″ X 5 1/2″ (dsp mat), 1″ X 4 1/2″ (sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Basic White Thick Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Mossy Meadow Cardstock 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Rustic Harvest Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 2 3/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front panel), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Christmas Season To Remember

Good Tuesday morning my stamping friends. I hope your week has started out great. I’ll be taking Coraline today for her last puppy shots YAY!! Now she’ll be able to play with other dogs and socialize with everyone.

I have a Christmas card for you today. I’m trying to get at least 1 done a week for now. Once we get a little closer I’ll start getting more done. I just can’t get into making them yet with it being in the upper 80’s & 90’s I’m just not feeling it. Here’s my card for today.

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I used the Stampin’ Up! Christmas To Remember Cling Stamp Set along with the Stampin’ Up! Christmas Season Photopolymer Stamp Set and the Painted Christmas Designer Series Paper for my card today.

My design is from the Paper Craft Crew Sketch Challenge #482.

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I started by adhering 6 strips of cardstock (Evening Evergreen, Real Red and Soft Succulent) to a Painted Christmas DSP card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the card front to an Evening Evergreen card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

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On a panel of Soft Succulent cardstock, I stamped the pine bough image from the Christmas Season stamp set in Evening Evergreen Ink 6 times. I cut the images out using the Seasonal Labels Dies. I adhered 2 sets of 3 pine boughs together using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

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On a panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the sentiment from the Christmas To Remember stamp set in Evening Evergreen Ink. I cut the sentiment out using the Seasonal Labels Dies. I colored 2 of the Textural Elements using my Real Red Stampin’ Blends Marker. I adhered the sentiment to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the pine boughs under the sentiment using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the Textural Elements on top of the pine boughs using Glue Dots. I added a few Red Rhinestone Basic Jewels to the card front.

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On the inside, I stamped the sentiment from the Christmas To Remember stamp set in Evening Evergreen Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the pine bough image from the Christmas Season stamp set on the bottom of the panel in Evening Evergreen Ink. I stamped the stem image from the Christmas Season stamp set in Crumb Cake Ink and the berry image in Real Red Ink on top of the stem. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Real Red mat and then to the inside of the Evening Evergreen card base.

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To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the pine bough images from the Christmas Season stamp set in Evening Evergreen Ink. I stamped the berry stem image in Crumb Cake and the berry image in Real Red Inks. I adhered a panel of Painted Christmas DSP to the envelope flap.

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   QY4S2TZX

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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Coming Soon!!! Starting September 1, 2022

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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New Sale-a-bration Items Added

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

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The Back To School Sales Tax Holiday is going on until September. For those of you living in Massachusetts, yours is going on now. New Jersey is from August 27th – September 5th!! Be sure to check the list.

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

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Spooky Treats

Subscribe August 11 – September 10

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


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

This kit includes:

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

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

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

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 3″ X 4″ (sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Evening Evergreen Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″), 2 – 2 1/4″ X 3/8″ (card front strips)
  • Real Red Cardstock 2 – 2 3/4″ X 1/2″ (card front strips), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Soft Succulent Cardstock 2 – 2 1/2″ X 1/4″ (card front strips), 4 1/4″ X 3″ (pine boughs)
  • Painted Christmas Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope)

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