Stampin’ Up! Blessings of Home Sneak Peek for Fun Fold Friday

Good Friday morning my stamping friends. Welcome to my Fun Fold Friday. How was everyone’s week? 33 years ago today on a cool rainy fall day, I married my best friend. It stopped raining just long enough for the ceremony and to get some outside pictures. You can actually see in some of our pictures the floods behind us (it had down poured the day and night before). Like many couples we’ve had our ups and downs, but mostly ups. Here’s to another 33 years together. He surprised me with a bike for our anniversary. He bought one for himself a while back and thought it would be fun bike riding together. I don’t know if he really knows how old I am and that I haven’t been on a bike since I was a teenager. Hopefully I can remember how to stay upright and not face down on the pavement. Does anyone have plans for the weekend? I’ll be at work all weekend between both jobs.

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

I used the Stampin’ Up! Blessings of Home Bundle along with the Heart & Home Designer Series Paper (both items will be available in the January-June 2022 Mini Catalog) for my card today.

I started by scoring and folding a Pale Papaya card base at 1 3/4″, 4 1/4″ & 6 3/4″. The 1 3/4″ score line is a valley fold, the 4 1/4′ score line is a mountain fold and the 6 3/4″ score line is a valley fold.

I adhered 5 panels of the Heart & Home DSP to 5 Basic Gray mats.

I adhered the 5 layered panels to the Pale Papaya card base.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the largest floral image from the Stampin’ Up! Blessings of Home Cling Stamp Set in Pale Papaya Ink, stamping off once. I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Forever Blossoms Cling Stamp Set in Basic Gray Ink over the floral image. I adhered the Basic White panel to the inside Basic Gray mat.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the smaller floral image and the sentiment from the Blessings of Home stamp set in Basic Gray Ink. I colored the floral image in using my Just Jade, Pale Papaya and Soft Succulent Stampin’ Blends Markers. I added some Clear Wink of Stella in the flower centers. I cut the floral image our using my Flowers of Home Dies and fussy cut the sentiment using my Paper Snips. I cut a few of the leaf dies from a panel of Garden Green cardstock using the Flowers of Home Dies. I cut a panel of Basic Gray cardstock using the Tasteful Labels Dies and then embossed the die cut using my Timber 3D Embossing Folder. I made a belly band for my card using a strip of Pale Papaya cardstock by wrapping it around the card and adhering it together. I wrapped a piece of Pale Papaya 3/8″ Open Weave Ribbon around the belly band and adhered it on the front. I adhered the leaf dies to the back of the floral die and adhered the floral die to the Basic Gray label die using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the layered artwork to the belly band. I added a Bumblebee Trinket by the flower and some Genial Gems on the card front.

To complete my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the small floral image from the Blessing of Home stamp set in Basic Gray Ink and colored it the same as I did for the card. I adhered a panel of Heart & Home DSP to the envelope flap.

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

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   BM9R7DQX

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

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

Stampin’ Up! has added more items to their Clearance Rack. All items are **While Supplies Last**. So don’t wait if there is something you’ve been wanting, grab it while you can.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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Gifts Galore

Subscribe October 11 – November 10

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We all love to see piles of presents on Christmas morning. Make that your reality with the Gifts Galore Paper Pumpkin Kit! With classic Christmas sentiments, bright and festive colors, a sweet snowman, a tree with all the trimmings, or a playful pile of presents, you’ll have everything you need to make eye-catching treat packages that are sure to spread Christmas cheer. Each Gifts Galore box contains enough supplies to create nine treat packages—three each of three designs—and nine food-safe bags that are adorably styled for easy Christmas gifting. There’s plenty of joy to share with Gifts Galore!

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create nine treat packages—three each of three designs—and nine food-safe bags. 
  • This all-inclusive kit includes printed die cuts, die-cut boxes, cellophane treat bags, adhesive, and more!
  • Includes an exclusive stamp set and a Classic Stampin’ Spot
  • Coordinating colors: Evening Evergreen, Flirty Flamingo, Old Olive, Pool Party, Poppy Parade

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic Gray Cardstock 2 – 1 5/8″ X 5 3/8″, 2 – 2 3/8″ x 5 3/8″, 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (dsp mats), 3 3/4″ x 2 1/2″ (label)
  • Basic White Cardstock 4″ X 3″ (artwork), 2 3/16″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Garden Green Cardstock 2 1/4″ X 2 1/2″ (leaves)
  • Pale Papaya Cardstock 5 1/2″ X 11″ (card base scored & folded at 1 3/4″, 4 1/4″ & 6 3/4″)
  • Heart & Home Designer Series Paper 2 – 1 1/2″ x 5 1/4″, 2 – 2 1/4″ x 5 1/4″, 1 3/4″ x 5 1/4″ (card base panels), 2 1/4″ x 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Happy Holly-Days for Fun Fold Friday

Good Friday morning my stamping friends. Welcome to my Fun Fold Friday. Can you believe it’s the middle of October already? Another month flying by. Before you know it , it’ll be Halloween, then Thanksgiving and Christmas, YIKES! How was everyone’s week? Does anyone have plans for the weekend? I’ll be at work all weekend between both jobs.

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

I used the Stampin’ Up! Happy Holly-Days Cling Stamp Set along with the Whimsy & Wonder Specialty Designer Series Paper for my card today.

I started by adhering a panel of the Whimsy & Wonder DSP to the top of a Blushing Bride mat.

I scored a panel of Whimsy & Wonder DSP as shown in the template above. On the left side I made a little mark 1 1/2″ down from the top. I cut from the 2 1/4″ score line to the 1 1/2″ mark using my Paper Trimmer. I folded on the score lines as I marked on the template as Valley Folds and Mountain Folds to make the curtain.

I adhered the folded panel to the bottom of the Blushing Bride mat. I wrapped a piece of the Blushing Bride 3/8″ Frayed Grosgrain Ribbon around the layered panel over the seam. I adhered the card front to a Mossy Meadow card base.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the bird image from the Happy Holly-Days stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I colored the image in using my Crumb Cake and Daffodil Delight Stampin’ Blends Markers. I stamped the holly image from the Happy Holly-Days stamp set in Versamark Ink. I immediately sprinkled it with my Silver Embossing Powder from the Metallic Embossing Powder pack and set it using my Heat Tool. I colored the holly in using my Blushing Bride and Mossy Meadow Stampin’ Write Markers. I stamped the sentiment from the Happy Holly-Days stamp set in Mossy Meadow Ink and cut it out using the Harvest Dies. I fussy cut the bird and holly using my Paper Snips. I adhered all the cut pieces to the card front. I added a few 2021-2023 In-Color Jewels to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Happy Holly-Days stamp set in Mossy Meadow Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the holly image from the Happy Holly-Days stamp set on either side of the sentiment in Tuxedo Black Ink and colored the images in using my Mossy Meadow Stampin’ Blends Markers and Blushing Bride Stampin’ Write Marker. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Blushing Bride mat and then to the inside of the Mossy Meadow card base. I added a couple of the 2021-2023 In-Color Jewels.

To complete my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the bird image from the Happy Holly-Days stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the envelope front and colored it the same as I did for the card. I adhered a panel of Whimsy & Wonder DSP to the envelope flap.

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

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   BM9R7DQX

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

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

Stampin’ Up! has added more items to their Clearance Rack. All items are **While Supplies Last**. So don’t wait if there is something you’ve been wanting, grab it while you can.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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Gifts Galore

Subscribe October 11 – November 10

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We all love to see piles of presents on Christmas morning. Make that your reality with the Gifts Galore Paper Pumpkin Kit! With classic Christmas sentiments, bright and festive colors, a sweet snowman, a tree with all the trimmings, or a playful pile of presents, you’ll have everything you need to make eye-catching treat packages that are sure to spread Christmas cheer. Each Gifts Galore box contains enough supplies to create nine treat packages—three each of three designs—and nine food-safe bags that are adorably styled for easy Christmas gifting. There’s plenty of joy to share with Gifts Galore!

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create nine treat packages—three each of three designs—and nine food-safe bags. 
  • This all-inclusive kit includes printed die cuts, die-cut boxes, cellophane treat bags, adhesive, and more!
  • Includes an exclusive stamp set and a Classic Stampin’ Spot
  • Coordinating colors: Evening Evergreen, Flirty Flamingo, Old Olive, Pool Party, Poppy Parade

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock2 – 4″ x 5 1/4″ (artwork, sentiment and inner liner)
  • Blushing Bride Cardstock 2 – 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front and inner liner mats)
  • Mossy Meadow Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored & folded at 5 1/2″)
  • Whimsy & Wonder Specialty Designer Series Paper 2 1/2″ X 4″ (card front), 3″ X 6″ (curtain), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Eden’s Garden for Fun Fold Friday

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

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

I used the new Stampin’ Up! Eden’s Garden Cling Stamp Set for my fun fold today. This suite will be available to customers on November 2nd. The DSP will be while supplies last.

I started by scoring and folding 2 card bases. I scored a Soft Succulent 8 1/2″ x 4 1/4″ card base at 5 1/2″. I scored an Evening Evergreen 8″ X 3″ card base at 4″. I adhered panels of Ever Eden Specialty Designer Series Paper to Evening Evergreen mats. I adhered the larger layered panel to the inside of the Soft Succulent card base.

I adhered the smaller layered panel to the Soft Succulent card base front.

I embossed a panel of the Ever Eden Cotton Paper using the Meadow Moments Embossing Folder. I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Eden’s Garden stamp set in Versamark Ink on the embossed panel. I immediately sprinkled it with Gold Embossing Powder and set it using my Heat Tool. I adhered the embossed panel to a Soft Succulent mat and then to the front of the Evening Evergreen card base. I added a few Brushed Metallic Dots to the embossed panel.

On the inside I stamped the large floral image from the Eden’s Garden stamp set in Soft Succulent Ink, stamping off once, on a panel of Basic White cardstock. I stamped the sentiment from the Eden’s Garden stamp set in Evening Evergreen Ink over the floral image. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Soft Succulent mat then to the inside of the Evening Evergreen card base. I adhered the Evening Evergreen card base to the center of the inside of the Soft Succulent card base, facing the opposite direction.

To finish my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the sprig image from the Eden’s Garden stamp set in Soft Succulent Ink on the envelope front. I adhered a panel of Ever Eden Specialty DSP to the envelope flap.

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

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   BM9R7DQX

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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Stampin’ Up! has added more items to their Clearance Rack. All items are **While Supplies Last**. So don’t wait if there is something you’ve been wanting, grab it while you can.

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NEW KIT ADDED

Santa’s back in a fun and easy tag kit to spruce up your Christmas gifting! The Love, Santa Tag Kit has everything you need to create 12 whimsically designed tags.

That means you’ll find printed die-cut tags and labels, sequin embellishments, pink and white baker’s twine, an exclusive stamp set, a Night of Navy Classic Stampin’ Spot, and more in this all-inclusive kit! You can sleigh ride right in without the prep work. 

This is the kit exclusive photopolymer stamp set called Love, Santa!

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create 12 tags—3 each of 4 designs.
  • Includes printed die-cut tags, decorative die cuts, adhesive, embellishments, and pink baker’s twine.
  • Features an exclusive stamp set and a Night of Navy Classic Stampin’ Spot.
  • Finished tag size:  approximately 2-1/2″ x 4-3/4″ (6.4 x 12.1 cm)
  • Coordinating colors: Bumblebee, Just Jade, Night of Navy, Polished Pink, Poppy Parade


158375 LOVE, SANTA TAG KIT $19.00 USD | $26.00 CAD

Available in English (158375) and French (158376).

Love, Santa Treat Bags – Also Available

And to make Christmas gifting even easier, the Love, Santa Treat Bags (available for purchase separately) are food-safe cellophane bags that coordinate with the Love, Santa tags! The treat bags come in a pack of 12—3 each of 4 festive designs.

That’s right—figuring out how to dress up your gifts this year is no longer a “Claus” for concern! But don’t relax too soon as these products are based on availability!

  • 12 treat bags
  • 3 each of 4 designs
  • 4″ x 9-1/2″ (10.2 x 24.1 cm)
  • Food safe

158381 LOVE, SANTA TREAT BAGS $7.00 USD | $9.50

Watch this video for more details about the new Christmas Whimsy Kit!

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Coming Soon!! Eden’s Garden

Click on the image for a flyer of all the items coming November 2nd. Want to get it early??? Demonstrators can preorder the items. Contact me at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com and I’d be happy to talk to you about joining.

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Peaceful Christmas

Subscribe September 11 – October 10


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

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

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

Details:

  • The kit contains enough elements to create 10 Christmas cards—5 each of 2 designs—and coordinating envelopes. This all-inclusive kit includes printed card bases, die-cut paper pieces, embellishments, adhesive, and more!
  • October’s kit arrives in a cute collectible box covered with enchanting evergreen trees. Use this special, limited-edition box to store your holiday handicrafts, or transform it into a well-wrapped package for a present!
  • The kit’s contents pair perfectly with the Peaceful Place Suite Collection (item 156277). To continue your Christmas crafting, combine the kit’s components with the suite’s patterned paper, shimmery sequins, and more!
  • Card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm)
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2″ x 5-3/4″ (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  • Coordinating colors: Basic Gray, Real Red, Shaded Spruce, silver foil

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 2 3/4″ X 3 3/4″ (inner liner)
  • Evening Evergreen Cardstock 8″ X 3″ (small card base scored & folded at 4″), 2 7/8″ x 4 1/8″ (card front mat), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Soft Succulent Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 4 1/4″ (card base scored & folded at 5 1/2″), 2 – 2 7/8″ x 3 7/8″ (small card front and inner liner mats)
  • Ever Eden Specialty Designer Series Paper 2 3/4″ X 4″ (large card front), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (large card base inner liner), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)
  • Ever Eden Cotton Paper 2 3/4″ X 3 3/4″ (small card front)

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Stampin’ Up! Delivering Cheer Fun Fold with Video Tutorial

Good Sunday morning my stamping friends. How is everyone’s weekend going? I hope you were able to join us yesterday for our Inkin’ Krew World Card Making Day Facebook Event. There were 9 of us that did live videos making some beautiful cards, there were giveaways when you left comments on some of the posts and a lot of inspiration going on.

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

I used the Stampin’ Up! Delivering Cheer Cling Stamp Set and the Stampin’ Up! Holly Jolly Wishes Cling Stamp Set along with the Peaceful Place Specialty Designer Series Paper for my non-traditional Christmas card today.

I started by using the Delightful Tag Topper Punch on the Smoky Slate card base and cut the right and left side of the panel on the top by sliding the paper into the punch and lining up the edge of the cardstock with the punch. I trimmed the excess pieces using my Paper Trimmer and scored the punched tag on the right side. With the scored tag to the right, I scored the card base at 4 1/4″.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the bottom and top sections of the lady from the Delivering Cheer stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I stamped the sentiment from the Holly Jolly Wishes stamp set on the top of the panel in Tuxedo Black Ink. I colored the image in using my Ivory, Pale Papaya, Smoky Slate and Soft Succulent Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Pale Papaya mat using Stampin’ seal and then to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the sentiments from the Holly Jolly Wishes stamp set and the Stampin’ Up! Perfectly Plaid Photopolymer Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Ink to the left side of the panel. I stamped just the top part of the presents from the Delivering Cheer stamp set on the bottom right of the panel in Tuxedo Black Ink and colored them in the same as I did for the card front. I adhered the Basic White pane to a Pale Papaya mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Smoky Slate card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I threaded a piece of the Pale Papaya 3/8″ Open Weave Ribbon through the 2 punched tags and tied a bow. I added a few Pale Papaya Genial Gems to the card front.

To complete my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the top of the presents from the Delivering Cheer stamp set on the envelope front in Tuxedo Black Ink and colored them in the same as for the card. I adhered a panel of Peaceful Place DSP to the envelope flap.

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

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   BM9R7DQX

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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Peaceful Christmas

Subscribe September 11 – October 10


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

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

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

Details:

  • The kit contains enough elements to create 10 Christmas cards—5 each of 2 designs—and coordinating envelopes. This all-inclusive kit includes printed card bases, die-cut paper pieces, embellishments, adhesive, and more!
  • October’s kit arrives in a cute collectible box covered with enchanting evergreen trees. Use this special, limited-edition box to store your holiday handicrafts, or transform it into a well-wrapped package for a present!
  • The kit’s contents pair perfectly with the Peaceful Place Suite Collection (item 156277). To continue your Christmas crafting, combine the kit’s components with the suite’s patterned paper, shimmery sequins, and more!
  • Card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm)
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2″ x 5-3/4″ (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  • Coordinating colors: Basic Gray, Real Red, Shaded Spruce, silver foil

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 2 1/8″ X 5 1/4″ (artwork), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Pale Papaya Cardstock 2 1/4′ X 5 3/8″ (artwork mat), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Smoky Slate Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (scored & cut as stated above)
  • Peaceful Place Specialty Designer Series Paper 2″ X 2″ (skirt), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Celebrate Sunflowers for Fun Fold Friday

Good Friday morning my stamping friends. Welcome to my Fun Fold Friday. How was everyone’s week? Does anyone have plans for the weekend? By the time you are reading this I will be in the air flying to Georgia for our retreat (hopefully). I can’t wait to get there to stamp, eat and laugh with friends all weekend long.

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. A couple weeks ago I told you I was going to a Sunflower Maze. I did go and it was amazing. That is where some of my inspiration for my card today came from. I’ve shared a few pictures below of our day at the maze. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Celebrate Sunflowers Cling Stamp Set, the Stampin’ Up! Jar of Flowers Photopolymer Stamp Set along with the Bloom Where You’re Planted Designer Series Paper for my card today.

I started by cutting my Night of Navy card base. I cut the front panel at the 2 3/4″ mark to the outside edge. I then cut on the 4 1/4″ score line up from the 2 3/4″ cut line. I adhered a panel of Bloom Where You’re Planted DSP to a Cinnamon Cider mat using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the layered panel to the bottom of the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the small sunflower from the Celebrate Sunflowers stamp set and the bouquet from the Jar of Flowers stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I stamped the flowerpot image from the Stampin’ Up! Plentiful Plants Photopolymer Stamp Set in Cinnamon Cider Ink on the Basic White panel. I colored the images in using my Balmy Blue, Cherry Cobbler, Cinnamon Cider, Daffodil Delight, Granny Apple Green, Night of Navy, Pumpkin Pie and Soft Succulent Stampin’ Blends Markers. I cut the small sunflower image out using my Sunflower Dies and the flowerpot image using my Perfect Plants Dies. I fussy cut the sunflower bouquet using my Paper Snips. I cut a few sprigs from the Sunflower Dies from a panel of Soft Succulent cardstock.

I fussy cut one of the flowerpot images from a panel of the Bloom Where You’re Planted DSP using my Paper Snips. I adhered the Soft Succulent sprigs to the back of the flowerpot using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the sunflower bouquet to the front of the flowerpot using Glue Dots then adhered the arrangement to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Rhinestone Basic Jewels to the card front.

On the inside on a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the stem image from the Stampin’ Up! Daisy Lane Cling Stamp Set in Garden Green Ink. I cut the panel at 2 1/2″ and fussy cut around the stem using my Paper Snips. I adhered a panel of Bloom Where You’re Planted DSP to the top of a Cinnamon Cider mat using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the Basic White panel with the stem to the bottom of the Cinnamon Cider mat using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I stamped the sentiment from the Plentiful Plants stamp set in Garden Green Ink on the DSP panel. I adhered the small sunflower die to the top of the stem using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the die cut flowerpot to the bottom of the stem using Stampin’ Seal.

To finish my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the small sunflower image from the Celebrate Sunflowers stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the bottom front of the envelope and colored it in the same as I did for the card. I adhered a panel of Bloom Where You’re Planted DSP to the envelope flap.

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

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   JAK446GF

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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Awesome Joining Promotions Until September 30, 2021

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

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

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

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

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

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Peaceful Christmas

Subscribe September 11 – October 10

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

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

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

Details:

  • The kit contains enough elements to create 10 Christmas cards—5 each of 2 designs—and coordinating envelopes. This all-inclusive kit includes printed card bases, die-cut paper pieces, embellishments, adhesive, and more!
  • October’s kit arrives in a cute collectible box covered with enchanting evergreen trees. Use this special, limited-edition box to store your holiday handicrafts, or transform it into a well-wrapped package for a present!
  • The kit’s contents pair perfectly with the Peaceful Place Suite Collection (item 156277). To continue your Christmas crafting, combine the kit’s components with the suite’s patterned paper, shimmery sequins, and more!
  • Card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm)
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2″ x 5-3/4″ (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  • Coordinating colors: Basic Gray, Real Red, Shaded Spruce, silver foil

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner cut down to 2 1/2″), 2 1/2″ X 5″ (flowers & flower pot)
  • Cinnamon Cider Cardstock 2 5/8″ x 4 1/8″ (card front mat), 2 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Night of Navy Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Soft Succulent Cardstock 2″ X 3″ (sprigs)
  • Bloom Where You’re Planted Designer Series Paper 2 1/2″ X 4″ (card front), 3″ X 4″ (inner panel), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Product List

Perfect Plants Dies

 

Sunflowers Dies

 

$33.00

 

Adhesive Sheets

 

$10.00

 

Stampin' Seal

 

$8.00

 

Bone Folder

 

$7.00

 

Paper Snips

 

$10.00

 

Paper Trimmer

 

$25.00

 

Stamparatus

 

$49.00
Clear Block Bundle

 

$71.50
 

 

Sunflowers seemed to go for ever. They were past the tree line.
My daughter Kara and I
This one was easily 12 feet high. I’m looking straight up
Lots of bees on all of them.
One of the smallest ones in the field with very large leaves.

I hope you enjoyed seeing some of the pictures I took at the Sunflower Maze. The first maze spelled out God Bless America. The 2nd maze was a peace sign.

Stampin’ Up! Whimsical Trees for Fun Fold Friday

Good Friday morning my stamping friends. Welcome to my Fun Fold Friday. How was everyone’s week? Hope you had a productive one and are ready for the weekend. Does anyone have any plans? I believe I will be working both days.

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

I used the Stampin’ Up! Whimsical Trees Bundle along with the Whimsy & Wonder Specialty Designer Series Paper for my fun fold card today.

I started by scoring a full panel of Mint Macaron cardstock. With the 8 1/2″ side on the bottom of the trimmer I scored at 4 1/4″. I turned the cardstock so the 11″ side was on the bottom of the trimmer and I scored at 5 1/2″. I took my score blade out of my trimmer and lined up the corners with the cutting indent and cut the panel from corner to corner making sure to go through the center mark on the cardstock. This will give you 2 card bases. I folded the top triangle down and the side triangle over. I cut a panel of Blushing Bride cardstock from corner to corner so that I had 2 triangles. I cut a panel of Whimsy & Wonder Spec. DSP from corner to corner so that I had 2 triangles. I adhered one of the triangles of the Whimsy & Wonder Spec DSP to one of the Blushing Bride triangles using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered it to the front of the Mint Macaron card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On another panel of Blushing Bride cardstock, which I adhered an Adhesive Sheet to the back, I cut multiple garland dies using the Christmas Tree Dies. I adhered them to the other Blushing Bride triangle to fill in most of the spaces and trimmed the excess using my Paper Snips. I adhered the panel to the other front of the card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the ornament and holly images from the Stampin’ Up! Whimsical Trees Cling Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Ink twice. I colored the images in using my Mint Macaron, Polished Pink and Smoky Slate Stampin’ Blends Markers. I cut the images out using my Christmas Trees Dies. I stamped the sentiment from the Whimsical Trees stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on a small panel of Basic White cardstock. I adhered the sentiment to a panel of Mint Macaron cardstock, which I cut a scalloped edge using the Penned Flower Dies, using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the ornaments to either side of the panel using Multipurpose Liquid Glue just on the strings. I adhered the holly on top of each set of ornaments using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the layered panel to the top of only one side of the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Genial Gems to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Whimsical Trees stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the tree image from the Whimsical Trees stamp set in Mint Macaron Ink on the bottom of the panel. I stamped the light image from the Whimsical Trees stamp set in Polished Pink Ink over the tree image. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Blushing Bride mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Mint Macaron card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the tree image from the Whimsical Trees stamp set in Mint Macaron Ink on the envelope front. I stamped the light image from the Whimsical Trees stamp set in Polished Pink Ink over the tree image. I adhered a panel of Whimsy & Wonder Spec DSP to the envelope flap

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

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   US3JFJ62

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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Awesome Joining Promotions Until September 30, 2021

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

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

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

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

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

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Haunts & Harvest

Subscribe August 11 – September 10

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

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

Details:

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

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 1 1/4″ x 4″ (top card front panel), 4″ X 3″ (ornaments and holly), 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner)
  • Blushing Bride Cardstock 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front panel cut on an angle corner to corner), 4 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ (tree garland dies), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner mat)
  • Mint Macaron Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 11″ (card base scored at 4 1/4″ & 5 1/2″ and cut on an angle), 1 1/4″ X 4″ (scalloped panel)
  • Whimsy & Wonder Specialty Designer Series Paper 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front panel cut on an angle), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Product List

Stampin’ Up! Sparkle of The Season for Fun Fold Friday

Good Friday morning my stamping friends and welcome to my Fun Fold Friday. Does anyone have any plans for the weekend yet? I’ll be working all day Saturday and Sunday at both jobs.

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

I used the Stampin’ Up! Sparkle of The Season Bundle for my card today along with the Beauty of The Earth Designer Series Paper and the Cork Specialty Paper.

I started by adhering a panel of the Cork Specialty Paper to a Misty Moonlight card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I cut a panel of Cajun Craze cardstock using the Stitched Rectangle Dies and embossed it using the Brick & Mortar 3D Embossing Folder. I sponge some Cajun Craze Ink on the embossed panel using my Stamping Sponge. I adhered the embossed panel to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I cut out 2 of the swirly wreaths using the Seasonal Swirls Dies, 1 in Gold Metallic Specialty Paper and the other in Early Espresso cardstock. I cut multiple leaves from scraps of Bumblebee, Cherry Cobbler, Pumpkin Pie and Soft Succulent cardstocks. I cut the leaves and adhered them to the Early Espresso wreath using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the Gold wreath to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue and the Early Espresso wreath over the Gold wreath using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I cut 3 of the pumpkins from the Seasonal Swirls Dies and adhered them to the wreath using Glue Dots.

I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Sparkle of The Season Photopolymer Stamp Set in Cajun Craze Ink. I cut the sentiment out using the Ornate Frames Dies. I made a multiloop bow from Linen Thread and tied it with a piece of White Bakers Twine, from the Bakers Twine Essential Pack, which I colored using my Soft Succulent Stampin’ Blends Marker. I adhered the bow to the wreath using a Glue Dot and adhered the sentiment under the bow using a Glue Dot and Stampin’ Dimensional.

On the inside I adhered 2 panels of Cajun Craze cardstock using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. For the insert I used a panel of Beauty of The Earth DSP. I scored the panel first in half then diagonally from corner to corner both ways. The center half score line I folded as a mountain fold and the corner to corner score lines as valley folds. I adhered the panel to the inside of the card using Tear and Tape on the sides of the panel.

This is how the card will look from a top view. The top and bottom portion of the DSP will be the mountain folds.

I cut 2 of the largest triangles from the Stitched Triangle Dies from a panel of Basic White cardstock. I stamped the sentiment from the Sparkle of The Season stamp set on the left triangle in Cajun Craze Ink. I stamped the branch/leaf image from the Sparkle of The Season stamp set in Bumblebee, Cherry Cobbler and Pumpkin Pie Inks, stamping off once on both of the triangles. I adhered the triangles to the 2 sides of the DSP using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I adhered a strip of the Beauty of The Earth DSP to the bottom front of the envelope. I stamped the branch/leaves image from the Sparkle of The Season stamp set in Bumblebee and Cherry Cobbler Inks. I adhered a panel of the Beauty of The Earth DSP to the envelope flap.

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

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   US3JFJ62

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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Awesome Joining Promotions Until September 30, 2021

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

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

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

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

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

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Haunts & Harvest

Subscribe August 11 – September 10

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

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

Details:

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

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (sentiment & triangles)
  • Bumblebee Cardstock scrap for leaves
  • Cajun Craze Cardstock 3 1/4″ X 5″ (card front panel), 2 – 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liners)
  • Cherry Cobbler Cardstock scrap for leaves
  • Early Espresso Cardstock 3 1/3″ X 3 1/2″ (wreath)
  • Misty Moonlight Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Pumpkin Pie Cardstock scrap for leaves & pumpkins
  • Soft Succulent Cardstock scrap for leaves)
  • Beauty of The Earth Designer Series Paper 5 1/4″ X 5 1/4″ (inside panel scored at 2 5/8″ & corner to corner on both sides), 3/8″ X 6″ (envelope front), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)
  • Cork Specialty Paper 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front panel)
  • Gold & Rose Gold Metallic Specialty Paper 3 1/2″ X 3 1/2″ (wreath)

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Product List

Paper Snips

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$10.00

Stamparatus

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$49.00

Stampin’ Up! Counting Sheep Sliding Gate Fold for Fun Fold Friday

Good Friday the 13th morning my stamping friends and welcome to my Fun Fold Friday. Is anyone superstitious out there? I’m not. My daughter and I along with my nephew, niece and her 2 boys, spent all day yesterday on the beach. I took the day off from my daily life and went and sat, walked swam and jumped waves for 8 hours yesterday. It was AMAZING. We had such a beautiful HOT day, but on the beach you don’t even feel the heat, especially when your in the water as much as we were. The sunburn today is telling me a little different. How was everyone’s week? Does anyone have any plans for the weekend yet? I’ll be working all day Saturday and attending my virtual team meeting on Sunday. We have a lot of fun even at our virtual meetings.

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 were able to watch me, you were able to see what not to do when making this card. Luckily I was able to fix it without having to redo too much. If you’d like to watch my video and stamp along, the measurements are below along with the links to my Facebook page and my YouTube channel. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Counting Sheep Cling Stamp Set along with the Sheep Dies for my card today. I also used the Stampin’ Up! In Your Words Cling Stamp Set for the sentiments. All 3 of these items are from the August-September Sale-a-bration Catalog and are free with qualifying orders.

I started by adhering 2 panels of Pattern Party Host Designer Series Paper to Basic White mats using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I adhered the 2 layered panels to the front of a Bermuda Bay card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

For the sliding mechanism I started by cutting a Bermuda Bay panel with the Stitched So Sweetly Dies. I adhered a small panel of the Basic White cardstock to the back of the scalloped rectangle using Stampin’ Seal. I scored 2 of the Basic White panels and folded them in half. I adhered the 2 folded panels folded edge in on the back of the scalloped rectangle. I adhered another one of the small Basic White panels on top of the folded panels using Stampn’ Seal. On the last small Basic White panel I stamped the grass image from the Counting Sheep stamp set in Granny Apple Green Ink on the bottom of the panel. I stamped the sentiment from the In Your Words stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the top of the panel. I cut a panel of In Good Taste Designer Series Paper using the fence die from the Sheep Dies and adhered it to the Basic White panel using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the sheep image from the Counting Sheep stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I colored the image in using my Petal Pink and Smoky Slate Stampin’ Blends Markers. I removed some of the ink using my Color Lifter to lighten the color. I cut the sheep out using my Sheep Dies and embossed the sheep using my Tasteful Textile 3D Embossing Folder. I stamped the party hat image from the Counting Sheep stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink and cut the image out using my Sheep Die. I colored the hat in using my Bermuda Bay, Granny Apple Green, Poppy Parade and Pumpkin Pie Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered the hat to the sheep using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the sheep to the Basic White panel using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I cut the balloon from a scrap of Pumpkin Pie cardstock and adhered it to the sheep. I adhered the artwork to the scalloped rectangle using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I added a few Artistry Bloom Adhesive-Backed Sequins to the artwork

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the In Your Words stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the sheep image from the Counting Sheep stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink and colored the image in using my Petal Pink and Smoky Slate Stampin’ Blends Markers. I stamped the grass image below the sheep in Granny Apple Green Ink. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Pumpkin Pie mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Bermuda Bay card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the sheep image from the Counting Sheep stamp set on the envelope front and colored it in using my Petal Pink and Smoky Slate Stampin’ Blends Markers. I stamped the grass image from the Counting Sheep stamp set below the sheep in Granny Apple Green Ink. I adhered a panel of Pattern Party Hose DSP to the envelope flap.

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

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   US3JFJ62

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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State Sales Tax Holidays

For those of you living in Massachusetts …you’ve got sales tax holiday coming up this weekend!!

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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 are listed below (click on the image to open up a full-size printable document):

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Please note that you must place your order with Stampin’ Up! during the tax holiday period in order to receive these items tax-free (which is midnight on the first day to midnight on the last day of the tax holiday).  Also, keep in mind that this is a state sales tax holiday; the state statute may not apply to county, city, and special jurisdiction taxes.

If you live in one of those states, YAY!  Have fun shopping tax free during your holiday!

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Haunts & Harvest

Subscribe August 11 – September 10

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

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

Details:

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

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 2 – 2″ X 5 3/8″ (side panel mats), 5 – 2 1/16″ x 3 1/4″ (sliding mechanism), 2 1/4″ X 2″ (sheep), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Bermuda Bay Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 2 1/8″ & 6 3/8″), 3″ X 4″ (scalloped rectangle)
  • Pumpkin Pie Cardstock 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner), scrap for balloon
  • In Good Taste Designer Series Paper 3″ X 1 3/4″ (fence)
  • Pattern Party Host Designer Series Paper 2 – 1 7/8″ X 5 1/4″ (side panels), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Simply Succulents for Fun Fold Friday

Good Friday morning my stamping friends and welcome to my Fun Fold Friday. How was everyone’s week? Does anyone have any plans for the weekend yet? I’ll be working all weekend in the office and at the dog bakery.

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

I used the Stampin’ Up! Simply Succulents Bundle for my fun fold card today along with the Bloom Where You’re Planted Designer Series Paper.

I started by scoring a Gray Granite card base at 3 1/4″ & 4 1/4″. I folded the card base in half at the 4 1/4″ score line and folded the front back at the 3 1/4″ score line. I adhered the 1″ binder edge together using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered a panel of the Bloom Where You’re Planted DSP to a Polished Pink mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock, using the Stampin’ Up! Simply Succulents Cling Stamp Set, I stamped the flowerpot and 2 succulents in Tuxedo Black Ink. I stamped the sentiment from the Simply Succulents stamp set in Evening Evergreen Ink on the same panel. I colored the images in using my Gray Granite, Polished Pink and Soft Succulent Stampin’ Blends Markers. Using my Potted Succulents Dies, I cut the images and sentiment, I cut the aloe plant die from a panel of Evening Evergreen cardstock and the cascading die from a panel of Polished Pink cardstock. I adhered the dies to the flower pot using Stampin’ Seal and then to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I adhered a strip of Polished Pink cardstock to the edge of the card bae using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. Using a punch, I snipped both ends to hold the ribbon in place. I wrapped a piece of Gray Granite 1/4″ Shimmer Ribbon around the end and tied a bow. I added a few Polished Pink 2021-2023 In-Color Jewels to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Simply Succulents stamp set in Evening Evergreen Ink on a Basic White panel. I adhered a strip of the Bloom Where you’re Planted DSP to the bottom of the panel using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Polished Pink mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Gray Granite card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the flowerpot and succulent images from the Simply Succulents stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I colored the images in using my Gray Granite, Polished Pink and Soft Succulent Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered a panel of Bloom Where You’re Planted DSP to the envelope flap.

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

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   US3JFJ62

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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State Sales Tax Holidays

For those of you living in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Massachusetts, Missouri, Mississippi, New Mexico, Ohio, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia…you’ve got sales tax holidays coming up!!

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 are listed below (click on the image to open up a full-size printable document):

Please note that you must place your order with Stampin’ Up! during the tax holiday period in order to receive these items tax-free (which is midnight on the first day to midnight on the last day of the tax holiday).  Also, keep in mind that this is a state sales tax holiday; the state statute may not apply to county, city, and special jurisdiction taxes.

If you live in one of those states, YAY!  Have fun shopping tax free during your holiday!

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Hope Box

Subscribe July 11 – August 10

Empower yourself and others with the Hope Box Paper Pumpkin Kit! Created from the heart and soul of Stampin’ Up! cofounder, Shelli, the Hope Box Paper Pumpkin Kit reminds us why life is precious. This month’s Paper Pumpkin kit includes supplies to create nine encouraging cards and coordinating envelopes in an inspiring color palette, and a specially designed Hope Box!

The Hope Box is designed to be a keepsake box—keep mementos of cherished memories or reminders of what’s yet to come. Collect treats and trinkets that represent what hope means to you in your Hope Box and look inside for inspiration or share it with a friends who could use some uplifting!

What will you put in your Hope Box? Letters, song lyrics, inspiring quotes, and photographs are powerful reminders of hope and connection—and great additions to a Hope Box.

  • Kit contains supplies to create nine cards and coordinating envelopes and comes in a special box!
  • The box is specially designed to turn into a Hope Box—a keepsake box full of cherished items to add hope to your life or in the lives of others.
  • Includes an exclusive stamp set and a Classic Stampin’ Spot
  • Card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm)
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2″ x 5-3/4″ (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  • Coordinating colors: Bermuda Bay, Blackberry Bliss, Bumblebee, Melon Mambo, Petal Pink, Pool Party, Poppy Parade

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 3 1/2″ X 4 1/2″ (artwork), 3″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Evening Evergreen Cardstock 2 1/4″ X 2 1/2″ (succulent)
  • Gray Granite Cardstock 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 3 1/4″ & 4 1/4″)
  • Polished Pink Cardstock 2 – 3 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (card front & inner liner mats), 7/8″ x 5 3/8″ (card front panel)
  • Bloom Where You’re Planted Designer Series Paper 3″ X 5 1/4″ (card front), 3/4″ X 4″ (inner liner strip), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Nature’s Harvest Twist and Turn for Fun Fold Friday

Good Friday morning my stamping friends and welcome to my Fun Fold Friday. How was everyone’s week? Does anyone have any plans for the weekend yet? I’ll be working all weekend in the office, last day of the month and 1st day of the month. Today I’m finally going to get to work in my garden. My yard has been sprayed for those annoying bugs, so hopefully I won’t get eaten alive again. I’m very excited about redoing my garden in case you can’t tell.

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

I used the Stampin’ Up! Nature’s Harvest Bundle along with the Harvest Meadow Designer Series Paper for today’s card.

This is the template for my card.

I started by scoring a panel of Misty Moonlight cardstock. On the 8 1/2″ side I scored at 2 3/4″ & 4″. I turned the cardstock a 1/4 turn and scored on the 5 1/2″ side at 2 3/4″. With the longer part down I scored on a diagonal from the bottom center line to the top outside in the small scored section. See diagram above. I folded and burnished both ways on all the score lines. I folded the shorter side back and in half on the longer side. I carefully folded on the diagonal lines and pushed the bottom corner in. This is much easier to understand by watching the video since it’s very hard to explain.

I adhered a panel of Harvest Meadow DSP to a Basic White mat using Stampin’ Seal then adhered it to the card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Nature’s Harvest Cling Stamp Set in Misty Moonlight Ink. I cut the sentiment out using my Harvest Dies.

I adhered a panel of the Cork Specialty Paper to a Basic White mat using Stampin’ Seal then adhered it to the card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the small flower image from the Nature’s Harvest stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I colored the image in using my Polished Pink and Soft Succulent Stampin’ Blends Markers. I cut the image out using my Harvest Dies. I adhered the flower to the cork panel using Stampin’ Dimensionals. Using my Meadow Dies I cut 2 of the 1/2 butterfly one from a panel of Fresh Freesia Shimmer Vellum Paper and one from a panel of Ombre Specialty Paper. I adhered the butterflies together using Multipurpose Liquid Glue just on the body part of the butterfly. I fluffed the wings and adhered the butterfly to the Cork Specialty Paper using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I added a few Brushed metallic Adhesive-Backed Dots to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the flower image from the Nature’s Harvest stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on a Basic White panel. I colored the image in using my Polished Pink and Soft Succulent Stampin’ Blends Markers. I stamped the sentiment from the Nature’s Harvest stamp set in Misty Moonlight Ink on the Basic White panel. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Misty Moonlight mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Misty Moonlight card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To complete my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the small flower image from the Nature’s Harvest stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the envelope front. I colored the image in using my Polished Pink and Soft Succulent Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered a panel of Harvest Meadow DSP to the envelope flap.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today. I hope you liked my card and will give it a try. Products used for my card will be available Tuesday August 3rd from the new July-December 2021 Mini Catalog. If you would liked a copy of the catalog, drop me a line at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com with your name and address and I will mail one to you. If you do CASE this card, please feel free to post it in the comments of my Facebook page under this post. I’d love to see your take on the card. The list of measurements are below if you’d like to stamp along while watching the video. You can watch my video on my Facebook page Here.

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   CEWAN9UD

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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State Sales Tax Holidays

For those of you living in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Massachusetts, Missouri, Mississippi, New Mexico, Ohio, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia…you’ve got sales tax holidays coming up!!

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 are listed below (click on the image to open up a full-size printable document):

Please note that you must place your order with Stampin’ Up! during the tax holiday period in order to receive these items tax-free (which is midnight on the first day to midnight on the last day of the tax holiday).  Also, keep in mind that this is a state sales tax holiday; the state statute may not apply to county, city, and special jurisdiction taxes.

If you live in one of those states, YAY!  Have fun shopping tax free during your holiday!

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July-December 2021 Mini Catalog Designer Series Paper

I’m offering a Designer Series Paper share from the Stampin’ Up! July-December 2021 Mini Catalog and I’d love to have you join!!  I’m placing my share order early on August 3 and I’m going to use the expedited shipping option so I should be able to have the shares cut, bundled and back out to you during the week of August 9.

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

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

New Designer Series Paper Share – $25.00 plus $5.00 for 1st Class Mail shipping

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

  • Gingerbread & Peppermint 6″ x 6″ – 12
  • Painted Christmas – 6
  • Whimsy & Wonder Specialty – 6
  • Sweet Stockings – 6
  • Peaceful Place Specialty – 6
  • Blackberry Beauty Specialty – 6
  • Cute Halloween 6″ x 6″ – 8
  • Harvest Meadow – 6
  • Heartwarming Hugs – 6 (returning)
  • Kraft 6″ x 6″ – 2
  • Brushed Metallic – 3 (returning)
  • Red & Green Foil Sheets – 2 (returning)
  • Silver Foil Specialty Pack – 3 (one of each)
  • Snowy White Velvet Sheets – 1
  • Gold Shimmer Vellum – 1
  • Cork Specialty Paper – 1 ***please note that Cork paper will be approximately 6″ x 6″ as the sizes of the original papers may vary slightly.

In all, you’ll receive 75 – 6” x 6” sheets of new designer or speciality paper!

Double DSP Share – $50 + $7.75 Shipping by Priority Mail – if you’d like double shares of the designer paper, that’s fine too.  I’ll cut the designer paper sheets into 6×12 so that you’ll be able to get 3 full A2 size card fronts from each sheet (except for the Gingerbread & Peppermint, Cute Halloween and Kraft 6″ × 6″, you’ll get double sheets of those since they’re already precut).

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

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

FREE Gift From Me! – As a bonus for joining my share, you’ll also get a sampler of some of the Sale-a-bration Designer Series Paper Packs!

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

Let me know if you have any questions.  Thanks!

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

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

PROMOTION DETAILS:

  • Sales Period:  July 1 – August 2
  • All order types qualify for this promotion.
  • There is no limit to how many packages of Designer Series Paper may be purchased during this promotion.
  • Only select Designer Series Papers are available at a 15% discount during this promotion.
  • Orders must be placed—and closed—during the promotion period for the 15% discount to apply.
  • Designer Series Paper ordered as part of a Starter Kit or with Stampin’ Rewards qualify for the 15% discount.
  • Order Deadline:  August 2, 2021 at 11:59 PM (MT)

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

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Hope Box

Subscribe July 11 – August 10

Empower yourself and others with the Hope Box Paper Pumpkin Kit! Created from the heart and soul of Stampin’ Up! cofounder, Shelli, the Hope Box Paper Pumpkin Kit reminds us why life is precious. This month’s Paper Pumpkin kit includes supplies to create nine encouraging cards and coordinating envelopes in an inspiring color palette, and a specially designed Hope Box!

The Hope Box is designed to be a keepsake box—keep mementos of cherished memories or reminders of what’s yet to come. Collect treats and trinkets that represent what hope means to you in your Hope Box and look inside for inspiration or share it with a friends who could use some uplifting!

What will you put in your Hope Box? Letters, song lyrics, inspiring quotes, and photographs are powerful reminders of hope and connection—and great additions to a Hope Box.

  • Kit contains supplies to create nine cards and coordinating envelopes and comes in a special box!
  • The box is specially designed to turn into a Hope Box—a keepsake box full of cherished items to add hope to your life or in the lives of others.
  • Includes an exclusive stamp set and a Classic Stampin’ Spot
  • Card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm)
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2″ x 5-3/4″ (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  • Coordinating colors: Bermuda Bay, Blackberry Bliss, Bumblebee, Melon Mambo, Petal Pink, Pool Party, Poppy Parade

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 2 5/8″ x 4 3/8″ (dsp mat), 2 5/8″ x 2 5/8″ (cork mat), 2 1/2″ X 4″ (flower and sentiment), 2 1/2″ x 4 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Misty Moonlight Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded as stated above), 2 5/8″ X 4 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Cork Specialty Paper 2 5/8″ X 2 5/8″ (card front panel)
  • Harvest Meadow Designer Series Paper 2 1/2″ X 4 1/4″ (card front panel), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)
  • Fresh Freesia Shimmer Vellum Paper 1″ X 1″ (butterfly)
  • Ombre Specialty Paper 1″ X 1″ (butterfly)

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