Stampin’ Up! Friendly Gnomes for The Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Good Thursday morning my stamping friends welcome to our Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop. If you are starting with me, thank you. I hope you will stop by everyone’s blog to see what they have created this week. If you are hopping over from Karen’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! Friendly Gnomes Photopolymer Stamp Set, the Gnomes Dies and the Country Floral Lane Designer Series Paper for my card today.

We have a LOVE theme for this week.

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I started by adhering a panel of Country Floral Lane DSP to a Sweet Sorbet card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered a smaller panel of Country Floral Lane DSP to a Basic White mat using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the layered panel to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

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On a panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the 2 gnome images from the Friendly Gnomes stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I colored the images using my Crumb Cake, Night of Navy, Pool Party, Sweet Sorbet and Medium/Light Stampin’ Blends Markers. I cut the images out using my Gnomes Dies. On a panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the mushroom house image from the Friendly Gnomes stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I colored the image using my Crumb Cake, Petal Pink and Sweet Sorbet Stampin’ Blends Markers. I cut the panel using the largest square from the Stylish Shapes Dies. I stamped the grass image on the bottom of the panel in Granny Apple Green Ink. I adhered the panel to a Basic White mat using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the layered panel to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

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I adhered the gnomes to the layered panel using Stampin’ Dimensionals. On a strip of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the sentiment from the Friendly Gnomes stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I cut the 2 ends on an angle. I adhered the sentiment to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I colored a couple of the Heart Pearls using my Sweet Sorbet Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered the colored Heart Pearls and a white Heart Pearl to the card front.

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On the inside, I stamped the sentiment from the Friendly Gnomes stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on a panel of Basic Whtie cardstock. I stamped the flower and squirrel images from the Friendly Gnomes stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the bottom of the panel. I stamped the grass image in Granny Apple Green Ink. I colored the image using my Crumb Cake, Granny Apple Green and Petal Pink Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Sweet Sorbet mat then to the inside of the Sweet Sorbet card base.

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To complete my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the flower and squirrel images from the Friendly Gnomes stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I stamped the grass image in Granny Apple Green Ink on the envelope front. I colored the images using my Crumb Cake, Granny Apple Green and Petal Pink Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered a panel of Country Floral Lane DSP to the envelope flap.

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

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Karen Finkle:

Karen Ksenzakovic: You Are Here

Tara Carpenter:

Terry Lynn Bright:

Carol Buckalew:

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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:   222EBX64

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 January-April 2023 Mini Catalog!  Unfortunately, packs of cardstock are no longer an option for a free gift. Shipping has become too expensive to ship and it’s costing me as much to ship as the cardstock costs. 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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In response to changing policies at Stampin’ Up – I’m adjusting my Ordering Gift policy as well.  I’m having to get a little more tough on the adding of Host codes when you place your order thru my Online Store.

Not to worry – you’re still going to get that $10 ordering gift for orders of $50 (before shipping & tax) or greater.  And the gift is still any 1 SU! product up to that $10 value – which includes some of our fun Host Sets!

But – if you DO NOT use the Host code for your orders of less than $150 (this is the RETAIL total before Shipping & Handling), then you’ll have two options:

  1. You’ll need to call Stampin’ Up! (1-800-Stamp-Up) and ask them to add it for you. They’re very helpful and will get it done quickly!  OR….
  2. If your order was over the $50 threshold but under $150, then…you’ll forfeit that $10 ordering gift and rewards – this is the Bummer Option – and I REALLY don’t want to do this, SO please remember to add my Current Host Code.

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Amazing Joining Special during Sale-a-bration January 5 – February 28

Stampin’ Up! has an amazingly awesome joining special. You get to choose what you want. All the options ship for free and include a past Paper Pumpkin Kit along with some business supplies in case you want to make this a business. There is No Obligation to sell, you do NOT have to use this as a business, you can join just to enjoy the discount for yourself. I would LOVE to have you on my team. Join as a hobby demonstrator and enjoy all the benefits of a business demonstrator.

Option #1 This exclusive Boho Blue Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine ($63 value) + Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $129.00. The Boho Blue is one of the new In-Colors coming for 2023-2025.

Option #2 The original White Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine (a $63 value), + Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $129.00

Option #3. Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $99.00.

If you have a LONG shopping list, this is a great way to get everything you always want at a discount. Enjoy at least a 20% discount on the products you purchase. Why wait, this is such an awesome deal, and it only sticks around until February 28th. Join now and start enjoying that discount right away!!! Contact me at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com and we can talk about you joining. We have people on our team from all over the United States. We get together monthly via Zoom; we have team Facebook pages where we share what we make and ask questions. This was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made, I’ve made a lot of new friends from all over.

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Saying Thanks Kit Now Available

We invite you to say thank you to the people who make your day, every day with Saying Thanks all-inclusive card kit! This month’s kit has everything you need to show appreciation to family and friends who light up your life! Make nine bright, colorful cards in no time to say thank you, recognize friends, and share your gratitude with a bright watercolor wash that won’t go unnoticed! You’ll never miss an opportunity to express gratitude with this colorful kit!

This kit includes: 

  • Enough supplies to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes.
  • Printed die-cut words, precut pieces, and enough adhesive to complete projects.
  • White baker’s twine and iridescent diamond sequins.
  • Finished card size: 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ (14 x 10.8 cm).
  • Coordinating colors: Basic Black, Daffodil Delight, Gorgeous Grape, Granny Apple Green, Poppy Parade, Tahitian Tide.

#162361 $13.00 USD | $18.00 CAD

Each kit comes with precut die cuts in Dutch, English, French and German

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Sunshine & Smiles

Subscribe January 11 – February 10

Make cloudy days a little brighter with the Sunshine & Smiles Paper Pumpkin Kit! This kit includes nine sweet and sunny cards—three each of three designs. If someone you know is weathering a storm, this kit is just what you’ll need to create cards that are sure to brighten their day!

PEEK THROUGH CARDS

Catch a glimpse of sunshine through those springtime showers with this kit’s playful peek-through cards! Each card includes an open window in the front, perfect for adding a touch of dimension and layering! You and your customers will have fun crafting with these cards—rain or shine!

AND for the first time ever, we’ve got a coordinating die add-on! (Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine sold separately). Keep reading to learn more!

This kit includes:

  • Everything you need to create 9 radiant cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes.
  • A sweet springtime photopolymer stamp set.
  • A Mango Melody Stampin’ Spot
  • A fun peek-through window scene on each card!
  • Cute precut critters and labels, fun raindrop embellishments, and more! 

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

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Balmy Blue, Cajun Craze, Coastal Cabana, Daffodil Delight, Flirty Flamingo, Mango Melody, Old Olive, Shaded Spruce

Don’t forget! This kit perfectly coordinates with the Rain or Shine Suite Collection (item number: 160556).

Subscribe to the February Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 January 2022 and 10 February 2023 by clicking here!

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

ADD-ON

Sunshine & Smiles Dies (Available for purchase starting 11 January, while supplies last)

Item number: 162486

$6.00 USD / $8.25 CAD

This add-on includes:

  • One coordinating frog-shaped die: 1-1/8″ x 7/8″ (2.9 x 2.2 cm)
  • One coordinating flower bouquet die: 1-1/8″ x 7/8″ (2.9 x 2.2 cm)

Note: Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine sold separately.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock3 1/4″ X 3 1/4″ (artwork base), 2 7/8″ X 2 7/8″(artwork mat), 3″ X 4″ (gnomes), 3/8″ X 2″ (sentiment), 1 5/8″ x 5 1/2″ (dsp mat), 4″ x 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Sweet Sorbet Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Country Floral Lane Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 1 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card front panel), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Product List

I’ve Updated My Retirement List

Good afternoon my stamping friends. This is my 2nd post for today. If you’re looking for my card, you can find it Here.

I’ve updated my Retirement Sale List with items from the July-December 2022 Mini Catalog and some older items. You can click here to go to the page. Let me know if you have any questions.

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Amazing Joining Special during Sale-a-bration January 5 – February 28

Stampin’ Up! has an amazingly awesome joining special. You get to choose what you want. All the options ship for free and include a past Paper Pumpkin Kit along with some business supplies in case you want to make this a business. There is No Obligation to sell, you do NOT have to use this as a business, you can join just to enjoy the discount for yourself. I would LOVE to have you on my team. Join as a hobby demonstrator and enjoy all the benefits of a business demonstrator.

Option #1 This exclusive Boho Blue Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine ($63 value) + Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $129.00. The Boho Blue is one of the new In-Colors coming for 2023-2025.

Option #2 The original White Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine (a $63 value), + Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $129.00

Option #3. Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $99.00.

If you have a LONG shopping list, this is a great way to get everything you always want at a discount. Enjoy at least a 20% discount on the products you purchase. Why wait, this is such an awesome deal, and it only sticks around until February 28th. Join now and start enjoying that discount right away!!! Contact me at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com and we can talk about you joining. We have people on our team from all over the United States. We get together monthly via Zoom; we have team Facebook pages where we share what we make and ask questions. This was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made, I’ve made a lot of new friends from all over.

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Saying Thanks Kit Now Available

We invite you to say thank you to the people who make your day, every day with Saying Thanks all-inclusive card kit! This month’s kit has everything you need to show appreciation to family and friends who light up your life! Make nine bright, colorful cards in no time to say thank you, recognize friends, and share your gratitude with a bright watercolor wash that won’t go unnoticed! You’ll never miss an opportunity to express gratitude with this colorful kit!

This kit includes: 

  • Enough supplies to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes.
  • Printed die-cut words, precut pieces, and enough adhesive to complete projects.
  • White baker’s twine and iridescent diamond sequins.
  • Finished card size: 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ (14 x 10.8 cm).
  • Coordinating colors: Basic Black, Daffodil Delight, Gorgeous Grape, Granny Apple Green, Poppy Parade, Tahitian Tide.

#162361 $13.00 USD | $18.00 CAD

Each kit comes with precut die cuts in Dutch, English, French and German

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Sunshine & Smiles

Subscribe January 11 – February 10

Make cloudy days a little brighter with the Sunshine & Smiles Paper Pumpkin Kit! This kit includes nine sweet and sunny cards—three each of three designs. If someone you know is weathering a storm, this kit is just what you’ll need to create cards that are sure to brighten their day!

PEEK THROUGH CARDS

Catch a glimpse of sunshine through those springtime showers with this kit’s playful peek-through cards! Each card includes an open window in the front, perfect for adding a touch of dimension and layering! You and your customers will have fun crafting with these cards—rain or shine!

AND for the first time ever, we’ve got a coordinating die add-on! (Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine sold separately). Keep reading to learn more!

This kit includes:

  • Everything you need to create 9 radiant cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes.
  • A sweet springtime photopolymer stamp set.
  • A Mango Melody Stampin’ Spot
  • A fun peek-through window scene on each card!
  • Cute precut critters and labels, fun raindrop embellishments, and more! 

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

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Balmy Blue, Cajun Craze, Coastal Cabana, Daffodil Delight, Flirty Flamingo, Mango Melody, Old Olive, Shaded Spruce

Don’t forget! This kit perfectly coordinates with the Rain or Shine Suite Collection (item number: 160556).

Subscribe to the February Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 January 2022 and 10 February 2023 by clicking here!

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

ADD-ON

Sunshine & Smiles Dies (Available for purchase starting 11 January, while supplies last)

Item number: 162486

$6.00 USD / $8.25 CAD

This add-on includes:

  • One coordinating frog-shaped die: 1-1/8″ x 7/8″ (2.9 x 2.2 cm)
  • One coordinating flower bouquet die: 1-1/8″ x 7/8″ (2.9 x 2.2 cm)

Note: Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine sold separately.

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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:   222EBX64

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 January-April 2023 Mini Catalog!  Unfortunately, packs of cardstock are no longer an option for a free gift. Shipping has become too expensive to ship and it’s costing me as much to ship as the cardstock costs. 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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In response to changing policies at Stampin’ Up – I’m adjusting my Ordering Gift policy as well.  I’m having to get a little more tough on the adding of Host codes when you place your order thru my Online Store.

Not to worry – you’re still going to get that $10 ordering gift for orders of $50 (before shipping & tax) or greater.  And the gift is still any 1 SU! product up to that $10 value – which includes some of our fun Host Sets!

But – if you DO NOT use the Host code for your orders of less than $150 (this is the RETAIL total before Shipping & Handling), then you’ll have two options:

  1. You’ll need to call Stampin’ Up! (1-800-Stamp-Up) and ask them to add it for you. They’re very helpful and will get it done quickly!  OR….
  2. If your order was over the $50 threshold but under $150, then…you’ll forfeit that $10 ordering gift and rewards – this is the Bummer Option – and I REALLY don’t want to do this, SO please remember to add my Current Host Code.

Stampin’ Up! Kind & Sincere At The Farm

Good Wednesday morning my stamping friends. We’re halfway through the week and on our way to the weekend.

Today’s card is another one I made playing with the Sale-a-bration DSP. Here’s my card for today.

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I used the Stampin’ Up! Kind & Sincere Cling Stamp Set along with the Day At The Farm Designer Series Paper for my card today.

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I started by adhering a panel of Day At The Farm DSP to a Balmy Blue card bae using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

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I cut a panel of Day At The Farm DSP using the Stitched Rectangle Dies. I adhered the die cut panel to a Basic Black mat using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the layered panel to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

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On a panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the larger sentiment from the Kind & Sincere stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I fussy cut the sentiment using my Paper Snips. On a thin strip of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the sentiment from the Kind & Sincere stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I adhered the larger sentiment to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the strip sentiment to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Pastel Adhesive-Backed Sequins to the card front.

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On the inside, I stamped the sentiment from the Kind & Sincere stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on a panel of Basic White cardstock. I adhered a strip of the Day At The Farm DSP to the side of the panel. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Basic Black mat then to the inside of the Balmy Blue card base.

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

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   222EBX64

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 January-April 2023 Mini Catalog!  Unfortunately, packs of cardstock are no longer an option for a free gift. Shipping has become too expensive to ship and it’s costing me as much to ship as the cardstock costs. 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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In response to changing policies at Stampin’ Up – I’m adjusting my Ordering Gift policy as well.  I’m having to get a little more tough on the adding of Host codes when you place your order thru my Online Store.

Not to worry – you’re still going to get that $10 ordering gift for orders of $50 (before shipping & tax) or greater.  And the gift is still any 1 SU! product up to that $10 value – which includes some of our fun Host Sets!

But – if you DO NOT use the Host code for your orders of less than $150 (this is the RETAIL total before Shipping & Handling), then you’ll have two options:

  1. You’ll need to call Stampin’ Up! (1-800-Stamp-Up) and ask them to add it for you. They’re very helpful and will get it done quickly!  OR….
  2. If your order was over the $50 threshold but under $150, then…you’ll forfeit that $10 ordering gift and rewards – this is the Bummer Option – and I REALLY don’t want to do this, SO please remember to add my Current Host Code.

*********************************************************************************************************

Amazing Joining Special during Sale-a-bration January 5 – February 28

Stampin’ Up! has an amazingly awesome joining special. You get to choose what you want. All the options ship for free and include a past Paper Pumpkin Kit along with some business supplies in case you want to make this a business. There is No Obligation to sell, you do NOT have to use this as a business, you can join just to enjoy the discount for yourself. I would LOVE to have you on my team. Join as a hobby demonstrator and enjoy all the benefits of a business demonstrator.

Option #1 This exclusive Boho Blue Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine ($63 value) + Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $129.00. The Boho Blue is one of the new In-Colors coming for 2023-2025.

Option #2 The original White Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine (a $63 value), + Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $129.00

Option #3. Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $99.00.

If you have a LONG shopping list, this is a great way to get everything you always want at a discount. Enjoy at least a 20% discount on the products you purchase. Why wait, this is such an awesome deal, and it only sticks around until February 28th. Join now and start enjoying that discount right away!!! Contact me at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com and we can talk about you joining. We have people on our team from all over the United States. We get together monthly via Zoom; we have team Facebook pages where we share what we make and ask questions. This was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made, I’ve made a lot of new friends from all over.

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Saying Thanks Kit Now Available

We invite you to say thank you to the people who make your day, every day with Saying Thanks all-inclusive card kit! This month’s kit has everything you need to show appreciation to family and friends who light up your life! Make nine bright, colorful cards in no time to say thank you, recognize friends, and share your gratitude with a bright watercolor wash that won’t go unnoticed! You’ll never miss an opportunity to express gratitude with this colorful kit!

This kit includes: 

  • Enough supplies to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes.
  • Printed die-cut words, precut pieces, and enough adhesive to complete projects.
  • White baker’s twine and iridescent diamond sequins.
  • Finished card size: 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ (14 x 10.8 cm).
  • Coordinating colors: Basic Black, Daffodil Delight, Gorgeous Grape, Granny Apple Green, Poppy Parade, Tahitian Tide.

#162361 $13.00 USD | $18.00 CAD

Each kit comes with precut die cuts in Dutch, English, French and German

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Sunshine & Smiles

Subscribe January 11 – February 10

Make cloudy days a little brighter with the Sunshine & Smiles Paper Pumpkin Kit! This kit includes nine sweet and sunny cards—three each of three designs. If someone you know is weathering a storm, this kit is just what you’ll need to create cards that are sure to brighten their day!

PEEK THROUGH CARDS

Catch a glimpse of sunshine through those springtime showers with this kit’s playful peek-through cards! Each card includes an open window in the front, perfect for adding a touch of dimension and layering! You and your customers will have fun crafting with these cards—rain or shine!

AND for the first time ever, we’ve got a coordinating die add-on! (Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine sold separately). Keep reading to learn more!

This kit includes:

  • Everything you need to create 9 radiant cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes.
  • A sweet springtime photopolymer stamp set.
  • A Mango Melody Stampin’ Spot
  • A fun peek-through window scene on each card!
  • Cute precut critters and labels, fun raindrop embellishments, and more! 

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

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Balmy Blue, Cajun Craze, Coastal Cabana, Daffodil Delight, Flirty Flamingo, Mango Melody, Old Olive, Shaded Spruce

Don’t forget! This kit perfectly coordinates with the Rain or Shine Suite Collection (item number: 160556).

Subscribe to the February Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 January 2022 and 10 February 2023 by clicking here!

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

ADD-ON

Sunshine & Smiles Dies (Available for purchase starting 11 January, while supplies last)

Item number: 162486

$6.00 USD / $8.25 CAD

This add-on includes:

  • One coordinating frog-shaped die: 1-1/8″ x 7/8″ (2.9 x 2.2 cm)
  • One coordinating flower bouquet die: 1-1/8″ x 7/8″ (2.9 x 2.2 cm)

Note: Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine sold separately.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 3″ X 1″ (larger sentiment), 1/4″ x 2″ (sentiment), 4″ x 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Balmy Blue Cardstock 8 1/2″X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Basic Black Cardstock 3 1/8″ x 4 1/2″ (dsp mat), 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Day At The Farm Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 3 3/4″ X 4 3/4″ (card front panel), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Product List

Stampin’ Up! Thanks A Bunch Day At The Farm

Good Tuesday morning my stamping friends. I hope everyone’s week has started out well.

I finally got a little time yesterday after work to sit down and create a little. I had gotten a pack of DSP from Sale-a-bration and I wasn’t sure what to do with it. Ideas finally started coming to me yesterday and I put together a few cards using it. Here is one of the cards I made.

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I used the Stampin’ Up! Thanks A Bunch Photopolymer Stamp Set and Day At The Farm Designer Series Paper for my card today. Both of these items are free with qualifying orders of $50 or more. Spend $100 and you can get both.

My design is from my upline Jaimie. She has been giving us a new sketch every week to work with. I’ve been having fun creating with her sketches.

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I started by adhering a panel of Day At The Farm DSP to a Garden Green card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered a small panel of Day At The Farm DSP to a Basic White mat using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the layered panel to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

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I stamped a strip of Daffodil Delight cardstock with the splatter image from the Thanks A Bunch stamp set in Daffodil Delight Ink. I cut both ends using the Banner Pick A Punch. I adhered the banner to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

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On a thin strip of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the sentiment from the Thanks A Bunch stamp set in Garden Green Ink. I adhered the sentiment to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Daffodil Delight Glossy Dots Assortment to the card front.

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On the inside, I stamped the sentiment from Thanks A Bunch stamp set in Garden Green Ink on a panel of Basic White cardstock. I stamped the small carrot image from the Thanks A Bunch stamp set in Pumpkin Pie and Garden Green Inks on either side of the sentiment . I adhered the Basic White panel to a Garden Green mat then to the inside of the Garden Green card base.

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To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the small carrot image from the Thanks A Bunch stamp set on the envelope front in Pumpkin Pie and Garden Green Ink. I adhered a panel of Day At The Farm 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:   222EBX64

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 January-April 2023 Mini Catalog!  Unfortunately, packs of cardstock are no longer an option for a free gift. Shipping has become too expensive to ship and it’s costing me as much to ship as the cardstock costs. 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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In response to changing policies at Stampin’ Up – I’m adjusting my Ordering Gift policy as well.  I’m having to get a little more tough on the adding of Host codes when you place your order thru my Online Store.

Not to worry – you’re still going to get that $10 ordering gift for orders of $50 (before shipping & tax) or greater.  And the gift is still any 1 SU! product up to that $10 value – which includes some of our fun Host Sets!

But – if you DO NOT use the Host code for your orders of less than $150 (this is the RETAIL total before Shipping & Handling), then you’ll have two options:

  1. You’ll need to call Stampin’ Up! (1-800-Stamp-Up) and ask them to add it for you. They’re very helpful and will get it done quickly!  OR….
  2. If your order was over the $50 threshold but under $150, then…you’ll forfeit that $10 ordering gift and rewards – this is the Bummer Option – and I REALLY don’t want to do this, SO please remember to add my Current Host Code.

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Amazing Joining Special during Sale-a-bration January 5 – February 28

Stampin’ Up! has an amazingly awesome joining special. You get to choose what you want. All the options ship for free and include a past Paper Pumpkin Kit along with some business supplies in case you want to make this a business. There is No Obligation to sell, you do NOT have to use this as a business, you can join just to enjoy the discount for yourself. I would LOVE to have you on my team. Join as a hobby demonstrator and enjoy all the benefits of a business demonstrator.

Option #1 This exclusive Boho Blue Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine ($63 value) + Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $129.00. The Boho Blue is one of the new In-Colors coming for 2023-2025.

Option #2 The original White Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine (a $63 value), + Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $129.00

Option #3. Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $99.00.

If you have a LONG shopping list, this is a great way to get everything you always want at a discount. Enjoy at least a 20% discount on the products you purchase. Why wait, this is such an awesome deal, and it only sticks around until February 28th. Join now and start enjoying that discount right away!!! Contact me at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com and we can talk about you joining. We have people on our team from all over the United States. We get together monthly via Zoom; we have team Facebook pages where we share what we make and ask questions. This was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made, I’ve made a lot of new friends from all over.

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Saying Thanks Kit Now Available

We invite you to say thank you to the people who make your day, every day with Saying Thanks all-inclusive card kit! This month’s kit has everything you need to show appreciation to family and friends who light up your life! Make nine bright, colorful cards in no time to say thank you, recognize friends, and share your gratitude with a bright watercolor wash that won’t go unnoticed! You’ll never miss an opportunity to express gratitude with this colorful kit!

This kit includes: 

  • Enough supplies to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes.
  • Printed die-cut words, precut pieces, and enough adhesive to complete projects.
  • White baker’s twine and iridescent diamond sequins.
  • Finished card size: 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ (14 x 10.8 cm).
  • Coordinating colors: Basic Black, Daffodil Delight, Gorgeous Grape, Granny Apple Green, Poppy Parade, Tahitian Tide.

#162361 $13.00 USD | $18.00 CAD

Each kit comes with precut die cuts in Dutch, English, French and German

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Sunshine & Smiles

Subscribe January 11 – February 10

Make cloudy days a little brighter with the Sunshine & Smiles Paper Pumpkin Kit! This kit includes nine sweet and sunny cards—three each of three designs. If someone you know is weathering a storm, this kit is just what you’ll need to create cards that are sure to brighten their day!

PEEK THROUGH CARDS

Catch a glimpse of sunshine through those springtime showers with this kit’s playful peek-through cards! Each card includes an open window in the front, perfect for adding a touch of dimension and layering! You and your customers will have fun crafting with these cards—rain or shine!

AND for the first time ever, we’ve got a coordinating die add-on! (Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine sold separately). Keep reading to learn more!

This kit includes:

  • Everything you need to create 9 radiant cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes.
  • A sweet springtime photopolymer stamp set.
  • A Mango Melody Stampin’ Spot
  • A fun peek-through window scene on each card!
  • Cute precut critters and labels, fun raindrop embellishments, and more! 

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

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Balmy Blue, Cajun Craze, Coastal Cabana, Daffodil Delight, Flirty Flamingo, Mango Melody, Old Olive, Shaded Spruce

Don’t forget! This kit perfectly coordinates with the Rain or Shine Suite Collection (item number: 160556).

Subscribe to the February Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 January 2022 and 10 February 2023 by clicking here!

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

ADD-ON

Sunshine & Smiles Dies (Available for purchase starting 11 January, while supplies last)

Item number: 162486

$6.00 USD / $8.25 CAD

This add-on includes:

  • One coordinating frog-shaped die: 1-1/8″ x 7/8″ (2.9 x 2.2 cm)
  • One coordinating flower bouquet die: 1-1/8″ x 7/8″ (2.9 x 2.2 cm)

Note: Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine sold separately.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 2 3/4″ X 3 1/4″ (dsp mat), 1/4″ X 2″ (sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Daffodil Delight Cardstock 1/2″ X 3 1/2″ (banner)
  • Garden Green Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored & folded at 5 1/2″), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″(inner liner mat)
  • Day At The Farm Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 2 5/8″ x 3 1/8″ (card front panel), 2 1/4″ x 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Queen Bee Birthday

Good Monday morning my stamping friends. How was everyone’s weekend? I hope you were able to do something fun. It was a gloomy one here in NJ.

Today’s card I played with one of my favorite sets from the new January-April 2023 Mini Catalog. I used it last Wednesday for my live and I think I had mentioned that I wasn’t sure I was going to like it alot. I do and I’ve been playing with it a lot. Here’s my card for today.

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I used the Stampin’ Up! Queen Bee Bundle, the Stampin’ Up! Inspired Thoughts Cling Stamp Set, Perfectly Penciled Designer Series Paper and Subtle 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper for my card today.

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I started by adhering a panel of Perfectly Penciled DSP to a Basic White Thick card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered a panel of Subtle DSP to the card front on an angle using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I cut a panel of Basic White cardstock using the 2nd largest Deckled Rectangle Dies. I embossed the panel using the Hive 3D Embossing Folder. Using my Basic Black Stampin’ Write Marker and the flicking technique, I added black ink on the embossed panel.

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I stamped the flower and small bee images from the Stampin’ Up! Queen Bee Cling Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I cut the images using the Queen Bee Dies. I colored the flowers only using my So Saffron Stampin’ Blends Markers. Using the Queen Bee Dies, I cut the hives from a panel of Basic Black cardstock and the leaves and flowers from a panel of So Saffron cardstock. I adhered the floral image and small bee to the embossed panel using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

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On a panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the sentiments from the Queen Bee stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I cut the sentiment out using the Queen Bee Dies. I adhered the sentiment to the embossed panel overlapping the flowers a little using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the die cut leaves under the sentiment using Glue Dots. I adhered the hives around the sentiment using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the flowers using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added Classic Matte Dots to the flower centers. I tied a small bow using the Black & White 1/4″ Gingham Ribbon and adhered it to the sentiment using a Glue Dot. I adhered the embossed panel to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

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On the inside, I stamped the sentiment from the Inspired Thoughts stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on a panel of Basic White cardstock. I stamped the floral and bee images from the Queen Bee stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I colored the flowers using my So Saffron Stampin’ Blends Markers. I randomly stamped the newsprint image from the Queen Bee stamp set in So Saffron Ink on the Basic White panel. I adhered the Basic White panel to a So Saffron mat 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 floral and bee images from the Queen Bee stamp set on the envelope front in Tuxedo Black Ink. I colored the flowers using my So Saffron Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered a panel of Subtle 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:   222EBX64

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 January-April 2023 Mini Catalog!  Unfortunately, packs of cardstock are no longer an option for a free gift. Shipping has become too expensive to ship and it’s costing me as much to ship as the cardstock costs. 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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In response to changing policies at Stampin’ Up – I’m adjusting my Ordering Gift policy as well.  I’m having to get a little more tough on the adding of Host codes when you place your order thru my Online Store.

Not to worry – you’re still going to get that $10 ordering gift for orders of $50 (before shipping & tax) or greater.  And the gift is still any 1 SU! product up to that $10 value – which includes some of our fun Host Sets!

But – if you DO NOT use the Host code for your orders of less than $150 (this is the RETAIL total before Shipping & Handling), then you’ll have two options:

  1. You’ll need to call Stampin’ Up! (1-800-Stamp-Up) and ask them to add it for you. They’re very helpful and will get it done quickly!  OR….
  2. If your order was over the $50 threshold but under $150, then…you’ll forfeit that $10 ordering gift and rewards – this is the Bummer Option – and I REALLY don’t want to do this, SO please remember to add my Current Host Code.

*********************************************************************************************************

Amazing Joining Special during Sale-a-bration January 5 – February 28

Stampin’ Up! has an amazingly awesome joining special. You get to choose what you want. All the options ship for free and include a past Paper Pumpkin Kit along with some business supplies in case you want to make this a business. There is No Obligation to sell, you do NOT have to use this as a business, you can join just to enjoy the discount for yourself. I would LOVE to have you on my team. Join as a hobby demonstrator and enjoy all the benefits of a business demonstrator.

Option #1 This exclusive Boho Blue Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine ($63 value) + Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $129.00. The Boho Blue is one of the new In-Colors coming for 2023-2025.

Option #2 The original White Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine (a $63 value), + Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $129.00

Option #3. Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $99.00.

If you have a LONG shopping list, this is a great way to get everything you always want at a discount. Enjoy at least a 20% discount on the products you purchase. Why wait, this is such an awesome deal, and it only sticks around until February 28th. Join now and start enjoying that discount right away!!! Contact me at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com and we can talk about you joining. We have people on our team from all over the United States. We get together monthly via Zoom; we have team Facebook pages where we share what we make and ask questions. This was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made, I’ve made a lot of new friends from all over.

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Saying Thanks Kit Now Available

We invite you to say thank you to the people who make your day, every day with Saying Thanks all-inclusive card kit! This month’s kit has everything you need to show appreciation to family and friends who light up your life! Make nine bright, colorful cards in no time to say thank you, recognize friends, and share your gratitude with a bright watercolor wash that won’t go unnoticed! You’ll never miss an opportunity to express gratitude with this colorful kit!

This kit includes: 

  • Enough supplies to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes.
  • Printed die-cut words, precut pieces, and enough adhesive to complete projects.
  • White baker’s twine and iridescent diamond sequins.
  • Finished card size: 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ (14 x 10.8 cm).
  • Coordinating colors: Basic Black, Daffodil Delight, Gorgeous Grape, Granny Apple Green, Poppy Parade, Tahitian Tide.

#162361 $13.00 USD | $18.00 CAD

Each kit comes with precut die cuts in Dutch, English, French and German

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Sunshine & Smiles

Subscribe January 11 – February 10

Make cloudy days a little brighter with the Sunshine & Smiles Paper Pumpkin Kit! This kit includes nine sweet and sunny cards—three each of three designs. If someone you know is weathering a storm, this kit is just what you’ll need to create cards that are sure to brighten their day!

PEEK THROUGH CARDS

Catch a glimpse of sunshine through those springtime showers with this kit’s playful peek-through cards! Each card includes an open window in the front, perfect for adding a touch of dimension and layering! You and your customers will have fun crafting with these cards—rain or shine!

AND for the first time ever, we’ve got a coordinating die add-on! (Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine sold separately). Keep reading to learn more!

This kit includes:

  • Everything you need to create 9 radiant cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes.
  • A sweet springtime photopolymer stamp set.
  • A Mango Melody Stampin’ Spot
  • A fun peek-through window scene on each card!
  • Cute precut critters and labels, fun raindrop embellishments, and more! 

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

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Balmy Blue, Cajun Craze, Coastal Cabana, Daffodil Delight, Flirty Flamingo, Mango Melody, Old Olive, Shaded Spruce

Don’t forget! This kit perfectly coordinates with the Rain or Shine Suite Collection (item number: 160556).

Subscribe to the February Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 January 2022 and 10 February 2023 by clicking here!

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

ADD-ON

Sunshine & Smiles Dies (Available for purchase starting 11 January, while supplies last)

Item number: 162486

$6.00 USD / $8.25 CAD

This add-on includes:

  • One coordinating frog-shaped die: 1-1/8″ x 7/8″ (2.9 x 2.2 cm)
  • One coordinating flower bouquet die: 1-1/8″ x 7/8″ (2.9 x 2.2 cm)

Note: Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine sold separately.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 2 – 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front& inner liner), 2 1/2″ X 5 /14″ (artwork), 3″ X 1 1/4″ (sentiment)
  • Basic White Thick Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Basic Black Cardstock 2 1/2″ x 1″ (hives)
  • So Saffron Cardstock 1 1/2″ X 3 1/2″ (leaves & flowers), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″(iner liner mat)
  • Perfectly Penciled Designer Series Paper 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front panel)
  • Subtle 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 3 3/4″ X 5″ (card front panel), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Joining Special You Don’t Want to Miss Out On

Good Sunday morning my stamping friends. I hope everyone is having a wonderful weekend!!

Amazing Joining Special during Sale-a-bration January 5 – February 28

Stampin’ Up! has an amazingly awesome joining special. You get to choose what you want. All the options ship for free and include a past Paper Pumpkin Kit along with some business supplies in case you want to make this a business. There is No Obligation to sell, you do NOT have to use this as a business, you can join just to enjoy the discount for yourself. I would LOVE to have you on my team. Join as a hobby demonstrator and enjoy all the benefits of a business demonstrator.

Option #1 This exclusive Boho Blue Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine ($63 value) + Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $129.00. The Boho Blue is one of the new In-Colors coming for 2023-2025.

Option #2 The original White Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine (a $63 value), + Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $129.00

Option #3. Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $99.00.

If you have a LONG shopping list, this is a great way to get everything you always want at a discount. Enjoy at least a 20% discount on the products you purchase. Why wait, this is such an awesome deal, and it only sticks around until February 28th. Join now and start enjoying that discount right away!!! Contact me at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com and we can talk about you joining. We have people on our team from all over the United States. We get together monthly via Zoom; we have team Facebook pages where we share what we make and ask questions. This was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made, I’ve made a lot of new friends from all over.

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Saying Thanks Kit Now Available

We invite you to say thank you to the people who make your day, every day with Saying Thanks all-inclusive card kit! This month’s kit has everything you need to show appreciation to family and friends who light up your life! Make nine bright, colorful cards in no time to say thank you, recognize friends, and share your gratitude with a bright watercolor wash that won’t go unnoticed! You’ll never miss an opportunity to express gratitude with this colorful kit!

This kit includes: 

  • Enough supplies to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes.
  • Printed die-cut words, precut pieces, and enough adhesive to complete projects.
  • White baker’s twine and iridescent diamond sequins.
  • Finished card size: 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ (14 x 10.8 cm).
  • Coordinating colors: Basic Black, Daffodil Delight, Gorgeous Grape, Granny Apple Green, Poppy Parade, Tahitian Tide.

#162361 $13.00 USD | $18.00 CAD

Each kit comes with precut die cuts in Dutch, English, French and German

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Sunshine & Smiles

Subscribe January 11 – February 10

Make cloudy days a little brighter with the Sunshine & Smiles Paper Pumpkin Kit! This kit includes nine sweet and sunny cards—three each of three designs. If someone you know is weathering a storm, this kit is just what you’ll need to create cards that are sure to brighten their day!

PEEK THROUGH CARDS

Catch a glimpse of sunshine through those springtime showers with this kit’s playful peek-through cards! Each card includes an open window in the front, perfect for adding a touch of dimension and layering! You and your customers will have fun crafting with these cards—rain or shine!

AND for the first time ever, we’ve got a coordinating die add-on! (Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine sold separately). Keep reading to learn more!

This kit includes:

  • Everything you need to create 9 radiant cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes.
  • A sweet springtime photopolymer stamp set.
  • A Mango Melody Stampin’ Spot
  • A fun peek-through window scene on each card!
  • Cute precut critters and labels, fun raindrop embellishments, and more! 

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

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Balmy Blue, Cajun Craze, Coastal Cabana, Daffodil Delight, Flirty Flamingo, Mango Melody, Old Olive, Shaded Spruce

Don’t forget! This kit perfectly coordinates with the Rain or Shine Suite Collection (item number: 160556).

Subscribe to the February Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 January 2022 and 10 February 2023 by clicking here!

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

ADD-ON

Sunshine & Smiles Dies (Available for purchase starting 11 January, while supplies last)

Item number: 162486

$6.00 USD / $8.25 CAD

This add-on includes:

  • One coordinating frog-shaped die: 1-1/8″ x 7/8″ (2.9 x 2.2 cm)
  • One coordinating flower bouquet die: 1-1/8″ x 7/8″ (2.9 x 2.2 cm)

Note: Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine sold separately.

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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:   222EBX64

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 January-April 2023 Mini Catalog!  Unfortunately, packs of cardstock are no longer an option for a free gift. Shipping has become too expensive to ship and it’s costing me as much to ship as the cardstock costs. 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

*********************************************************************************************************

In response to changing policies at Stampin’ Up – I’m adjusting my Ordering Gift policy as well.  I’m having to get a little more tough on the adding of Host codes when you place your order thru my Online Store.

Not to worry – you’re still going to get that $10 ordering gift for orders of $50 (before shipping & tax) or greater.  And the gift is still any 1 SU! product up to that $10 value – which includes some of our fun Host Sets!

But – if you DO NOT use the Host code for your orders of less than $150 (this is the RETAIL total before Shipping & Handling), then you’ll have two options:

  1. You’ll need to call Stampin’ Up! (1-800-Stamp-Up) and ask them to add it for you. They’re very helpful and will get it done quickly!  OR….
  2. If your order was over the $50 threshold but under $150, then…you’ll forfeit that $10 ordering gift and rewards – this is the Bummer Option – and I REALLY don’t want to do this, SO please remember to add my Current Host Code.

Stampin’ Up! Best Day

Good Saturday morning my stamping friends and welcome to the weekend. I hope you have some fun plans even if it’s taking time for you to relax and craft.

I have a quick card today with an adorable fat cat. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Best Day Cling Stamp Set and the Dandy Designs Sale-a-bration Designer Series Paper for my card today. You can earn this paper FREE with a qualifying order of $100 or more. Ask me how!!

I started by adhering a panel of Dandy Designs DSP to a Fresh Freesia mat using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the layered panel to a Gorgeous Grape card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the cupcake cat image from Best Day stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I cut the image using the 5th largest Stitched Rectangle Dies. I colored the image using my Fresh Freesia, Pale Papaya and Petal Pink Stampin’ Blends Markers. I stamped the sentiment from the Best Day stamp set on the top of the panel in Tuxedo Black Ink. I stamped the streamer image from the Best Day stamp set in Fresh Freesia Ink.

I adhered the artwork to a Fresh Freesia mat using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the layered panel to a Gorgeous Grape mat using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the layered panel to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Glossy Dots Assortment to the card front.

On the inside, I stamped the cake image from the Best Day stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I colored the image using my fresh Freesia and Petal Pink Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Fresh Freesia mat then to the inside of the Gorgeous Grape card base.

To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the sparklers image from the Best Day stamp set across the bottom front of the envelope in Tuxedo Black Ink and the streamers on the top in Fresh Freesia Ink. I adhered a panel of Dandy Designs DSP to the envelope flap.

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:   222EBX64

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 January-April 2023 Mini Catalog!  Unfortunately, packs of cardstock are no longer an option for a free gift. Shipping has become too expensive to ship and it’s costing me as much to ship as the cardstock costs. 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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In response to changing policies at Stampin’ Up – I’m adjusting my Ordering Gift policy as well.  I’m having to get a little more tough on the adding of Host codes when you place your order thru my Online Store.

Not to worry – you’re still going to get that $10 ordering gift for orders of $50 (before shipping & tax) or greater.  And the gift is still any 1 SU! product up to that $10 value – which includes some of our fun Host Sets!

But – if you DO NOT use the Host code for your orders of less than $150 (this is the RETAIL total before Shipping & Handling), then you’ll have two options:

  1. You’ll need to call Stampin’ Up! (1-800-Stamp-Up) and ask them to add it for you. They’re very helpful and will get it done quickly!  OR….
  2. If your order was over the $50 threshold but under $150, then…you’ll forfeit that $10 ordering gift and rewards – this is the Bummer Option – and I REALLY don’t want to do this, SO please remember to add my Current Host Code.

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Amazing Joining Special during Sale-a-bration January 5 – February 28

Stampin’ Up! has an amazingly awesome joining special. You get to choose what you want. All the options ship for free and include a past Paper Pumpkin Kit along with some business supplies in case you want to make this a business. There is No Obligation to sell, you do NOT have to use this as a business, you can join just to enjoy the discount for yourself. I would LOVE to have you on my team. Join as a hobby demonstrator and enjoy all the benefits of a business demonstrator.

Option #1 This exclusive Boho Blue Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine ($63 value) + Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $129.00. The Boho Blue is one of the new In-Colors coming for 2023-2025.

Option #2 The original White Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine (a $63 value), + Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $129.00

Option #3. Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $99.00.

If you have a LONG shopping list, this is a great way to get everything you always want at a discount. Enjoy at least a 20% discount on the products you purchase. Why wait, this is such an awesome deal, and it only sticks around until February 28th. Join now and start enjoying that discount right away!!! Contact me at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com and we can talk about you joining. We have people on our team from all over the United States. We get together monthly via Zoom; we have team Facebook pages where we share what we make and ask questions. This was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made, I’ve made a lot of new friends from all over.

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Saying Thanks Kit Now Available

We invite you to say thank you to the people who make your day, every day with Saying Thanks all-inclusive card kit! This month’s kit has everything you need to show appreciation to family and friends who light up your life! Make nine bright, colorful cards in no time to say thank you, recognize friends, and share your gratitude with a bright watercolor wash that won’t go unnoticed! You’ll never miss an opportunity to express gratitude with this colorful kit!

This kit includes: 

  • Enough supplies to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes.
  • Printed die-cut words, precut pieces, and enough adhesive to complete projects.
  • White baker’s twine and iridescent diamond sequins.
  • Finished card size: 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ (14 x 10.8 cm).
  • Coordinating colors: Basic Black, Daffodil Delight, Gorgeous Grape, Granny Apple Green, Poppy Parade, Tahitian Tide.

#162361 $13.00 USD | $18.00 CAD

Each kit comes with precut die cuts in Dutch, English, French and German

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Sunshine & Smiles

Subscribe January 11 – February 10

Make cloudy days a little brighter with the Sunshine & Smiles Paper Pumpkin Kit! This kit includes nine sweet and sunny cards—three each of three designs. If someone you know is weathering a storm, this kit is just what you’ll need to create cards that are sure to brighten their day!

PEEK THROUGH CARDS

Catch a glimpse of sunshine through those springtime showers with this kit’s playful peek-through cards! Each card includes an open window in the front, perfect for adding a touch of dimension and layering! You and your customers will have fun crafting with these cards—rain or shine!

AND for the first time ever, we’ve got a coordinating die add-on! (Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine sold separately). Keep reading to learn more!

This kit includes:

  • Everything you need to create 9 radiant cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes.
  • A sweet springtime photopolymer stamp set.
  • A Mango Melody Stampin’ Spot
  • A fun peek-through window scene on each card!
  • Cute precut critters and labels, fun raindrop embellishments, and more! 

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

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Balmy Blue, Cajun Craze, Coastal Cabana, Daffodil Delight, Flirty Flamingo, Mango Melody, Old Olive, Shaded Spruce

Don’t forget! This kit perfectly coordinates with the Rain or Shine Suite Collection (item number: 160556).

Subscribe to the February Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 January 2022 and 10 February 2023 by clicking here!

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

ADD-ON

Sunshine & Smiles Dies (Available for purchase starting 11 January, while supplies last)

Item number: 162486

$6.00 USD / $8.25 CAD

This add-on includes:

  • One coordinating frog-shaped die: 1-1/8″ x 7/8″ (2.9 x 2.2 cm)
  • One coordinating flower bouquet die: 1-1/8″ x 7/8″ (2.9 x 2.2 cm)

Note: Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine sold separately.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 3″ X 4 1/2″ (artwork), 4″ X 5 1/4″(inner liner)
  • Fresh Freesia Cardstock 2 3/8″ X 3 3/4″ (artwork mat), 2 – 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (card front & inner liner mats)
  • Gorgeous Grape Cardstock 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″), 2 1/2″ X 3 7/8″ (artwork mat)
  • Dandy Designs Designer Series Paper 4″ x 5 1/4″ (card front), 2 1/4″ x 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Queen Bee for Fun Fold Friday

Good Friday morning my stamping friends welcome to my Fun Fold Friday. How was everyone’s week? Any plans for the weekend yet? I have off of work tomorrow, but I’ll be working all day on Sunday. Tomorrow would have been a very special day if my dad were still here. It’s his 100th birthday. I’m sure he’ll be enjoying it up in heaven with my mom and all his siblings and family members.

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.

Stampin' Up! Queen Bee Fun Fold 1 creativestampingdesigns.com

I used the Stampin’ Up! Queen Bee Bundle, Sale-a-bration Dainty Flowers Designer Series Paper and the Hive 3D Embossing Folder.

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I started by scoring and folding the large and small card bases as listed below. I randomly stamped a panel of Crushed Curry cardstock using the newsprint stamp from the Stampin’ Up! Queen Bee Cling Stamp Set in Crushed Curry Ink. I embossed a panel of Crushed Curry using the Hive 3D Embossing Folder. I adhered the embossed panel to the back of the card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the small card base to the center back of the large card base and the front of the large card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

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I adhered a panel of Dainty Flowers DSP to the front of the card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered a small panel of the Dainty Flowers DSP to the front of the small card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. On a panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the large bee image from the Queen Bee stamp set in Versamark Ink. I sprinkled it with my Black Embossing Powder and set it using my Heat Tool. I cut the bee out using my Queen Bee Dies. I adhered the bee using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

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From a scrap of Dainty Flowers DSP, I cut the tiny heart die from the Queen Bee Dies and adhered it to the large bee. I added a few Rhinestones Basic Jewels to the card front.

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On the inside, I adhered a panel of Dainty Flowers DSP to the center of the large card base. I adhered a panel of the Dainty Flowers DSP to the center panel of the small card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I cut 3 of the small leaf dies from the Queen Bee Dies from a panel of Old Olive cardstock. I cut the larger flower die from the Queen Bee Dies from a scrap of Rich Razzleberry cardstock. I adhered the leaves to the center of the small card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the flower using a Glue Dot. I stamped the small bee image from the Queen Bee stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the center panel. On a panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the sentiments from the Queen Bee stamp set in Stary Sky Ink. I adhered the Basic White panel to the back section of the small card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I cut 5 of the beehives dies from the Queen Bee Dies from a panel of Basic Black cardstock. I adhered the hives randomly to the back of the card base and the Basic White panel using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. On the panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the small bee image from the Queen Bee stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I cut the bees out using the Queen Bee Dies. I adhered the bees to the hives using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I brushed the wings of all the small bees and the flower center using my Clear Wink of Stella to give it a little shimmer.

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To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the large bee image from the Queen Bee stamp set on the envelope front in Tuxedo Black Ink. I colored the heart on the bee using my Crushed Curry Stampin’ Write Marker. I adhered a panel of Dainty Flowers DSP to the envelope flap.

Stampin' Up! Queen Bee Fun Fold 7 creativestampingdesigns.com

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. I’m hoping to start doing YouTube lives soon, thanks to all that have subscribed. 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:   222EBX64

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 January-April 2023 Mini Catalog!  Unfortunately, packs of cardstock are no longer an option for a free gift. Shipping has become too expensive to ship and it’s costing me as much to ship as the cardstock costs. 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

*********************************************************************************************************

In response to changing policies at Stampin’ Up – I’m adjusting my Ordering Gift policy as well.  I’m having to get a little more tough on the adding of Host codes when you place your order thru my Online Store.

Not to worry – you’re still going to get that $10 ordering gift for orders of $50 (before shipping & tax) or greater.  And the gift is still any 1 SU! product up to that $10 value – which includes some of our fun Host Sets!

But – if you DO NOT use the Host code for your orders of less than $150 (this is the RETAIL total before Shipping & Handling), then you’ll have two options:

  1. You’ll need to call Stampin’ Up! (1-800-Stamp-Up) and ask them to add it for you. They’re very helpful and will get it done quickly!  OR….
  2. If your order was over the $50 threshold but under $150, then…you’ll forfeit that $10 ordering gift and rewards – this is the Bummer Option – and I REALLY don’t want to do this, SO please remember to add my Current Host Code.

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Amazing Joining Special during Sale-a-bration January 5 – February 28

Stampin’ Up! has an amazingly awesome joining special. You get to choose what you want. All the options ship for free and include a past Paper Pumpkin Kit along with some business supplies in case you want to make this a business. There is No Obligation to sell, you do NOT have to use this as a business, you can join just to enjoy the discount for yourself. I would LOVE to have you on my team. Join as a hobby demonstrator and enjoy all the benefits of a business demonstrator.

Option #1 This exclusive Boho Blue Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine ($63 value) + Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $129.00. The Boho Blue is one of the new In-Colors coming for 2023-2025.

Option #2 The original White Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine (a $63 value), + Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $129.00

Option #3. Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $99.00.

If you have a LONG shopping list, this is a great way to get everything you always want at a discount. Enjoy at least a 20% discount on the products you purchase. Why wait, this is such an awesome deal, and it only sticks around until February 28th. Join now and start enjoying that discount right away!!! Contact me at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com and we can talk about you joining. We have people on our team from all over the United States. We get together monthly via Zoom; we have team Facebook pages where we share what we make and ask questions. This was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made, I’ve made a lot of new friends from all over.

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Saying Thanks Kit Now Available

We invite you to say thank you to the people who make your day, every day with Saying Thanks all-inclusive card kit! This month’s kit has everything you need to show appreciation to family and friends who light up your life! Make nine bright, colorful cards in no time to say thank you, recognize friends, and share your gratitude with a bright watercolor wash that won’t go unnoticed! You’ll never miss an opportunity to express gratitude with this colorful kit!

This kit includes: 

  • Enough supplies to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes.
  • Printed die-cut words, precut pieces, and enough adhesive to complete projects.
  • White baker’s twine and iridescent diamond sequins.
  • Finished card size: 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ (14 x 10.8 cm).
  • Coordinating colors: Basic Black, Daffodil Delight, Gorgeous Grape, Granny Apple Green, Poppy Parade, Tahitian Tide.

#162361 $13.00 USD | $18.00 CAD

Each kit comes with precut die cuts in Dutch, English, French and German

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Sunshine & Smiles

Subscribe January 11 – February 10

Make cloudy days a little brighter with the Sunshine & Smiles Paper Pumpkin Kit! This kit includes nine sweet and sunny cards—three each of three designs. If someone you know is weathering a storm, this kit is just what you’ll need to create cards that are sure to brighten their day!

PEEK THROUGH CARDS

Catch a glimpse of sunshine through those springtime showers with this kit’s playful peek-through cards! Each card includes an open window in the front, perfect for adding a touch of dimension and layering! You and your customers will have fun crafting with these cards—rain or shine!

AND for the first time ever, we’ve got a coordinating die add-on! (Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine sold separately). Keep reading to learn more!

This kit includes:

  • Everything you need to create 9 radiant cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes.
  • A sweet springtime photopolymer stamp set.
  • A Mango Melody Stampin’ Spot
  • A fun peek-through window scene on each card!
  • Cute precut critters and labels, fun raindrop embellishments, and more! 

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

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Balmy Blue, Cajun Craze, Coastal Cabana, Daffodil Delight, Flirty Flamingo, Mango Melody, Old Olive, Shaded Spruce

Don’t forget! This kit perfectly coordinates with the Rain or Shine Suite Collection (item number: 160556).

Subscribe to the February Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 January 2022 and 10 February 2023 by clicking here!

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

ADD-ON

Sunshine & Smiles Dies (Available for purchase starting 11 January, while supplies last)

Item number: 162486

$6.00 USD / $8.25 CAD

This add-on includes:

  • One coordinating frog-shaped die: 1-1/8″ x 7/8″ (2.9 x 2.2 cm)
  • One coordinating flower bouquet die: 1-1/8″ x 7/8″ (2.9 x 2.2 cm)

Note: Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine sold separately.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 4″ X 3 1/4″ (bees), 1 7/8″ x 3 5/8″ (inner liner)
  • Basic Black Cardstock 1″ x 4 1/4″ (hives)
  • Crushed Curry Cardstock 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (embossed panel)
  • Old Olive Cardstock 1 1/4″ x 3 1/2″ (leaves)
  • Rich Razzleberry Cardstock scrap for flower
  • Starry Sky Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (large card base scored & folded at 2 1/8″ & 4 1/4″), 3 3/4″ X 6 1/4″ (small card base scored & folded at 2 1/8″ x 4 1/4″)
  • Dainty Flowers Designer Series Paper 2 – 2″ x 5 3/8″, 1″ X 3 5/8″ & 2″ x 3 5/8″ (card base panels), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Beautifully Happy for The Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Good Thursday morning my stamping friends welcome to our Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop. If you are starting with me, thank you. I hope you will stop by everyone’s blog to see what they have created this week. If you are hopping over from Akiko’s blog, thank you for stopping by. This week we have Sketch Challenge. Here is my card using this week’s sketch.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Sale-a-bration Beautifully Happy Photopolymer Stamp Set and the Subtle 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper today for my card.

This is our sketch for this week.

My colors are from The Paper Players Color Challenge #623.

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I started by adhering a panel of Highland Heather Subtle DSP to a Highland Heather card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

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On a panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the large outline flower image from the Beautifully Happy stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I stamped the solid flower image from the Beautifully Happy stamp set in Orchid Oasis Ink over the outline image. I stamped the solid leaf image from the Beautifully Happy stamp set in Parakeet Party Ink over the outline image. I stamped the splatter image from the Beautifully Happy stamp set around the flower image in Highland Heather Ink. I cut the basic White panel and a panel of Parakeet Party cardstock using the Deckled Rectangle Dies. I adhered the artwork to the Parakeet Party panel on an angle using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the layered panel to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

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On a panel of Orchid Oasis cardstock, I stamped the sentiment from the Beautifully Happy stamp set in Versamark Ink. I sprinkled it with my White Embossing Powder and set it using my Heat Tool. I cut the sentiment using the smallest Deckled Rectangle Dies. I adhered a piece of Parakeet Party 1/8″ Metallic Woven Ribbon to the artwork using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the sentiment over the ribbon using Stampin’ Dimensionals and Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I added a few Heart Pearls to the center of the flower and the sentiment panel.

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On the inside, I stamped the sentiment from the Beautifully Happy stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on a panel of Basic White cardstock. I stamped the small outline flower image from the Beautifully Happy stamp set on the bottom of the panel in Tuxedo Black Ink. I stamped the solid flower image in Orchid Oasis Ink and the solid leaf image in Parakeet Party Ink. I stamped the splatter image from the Beautifully Happy stamp set in Highland Heather Ink around the flower and sentiment. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Parakeet Party mat then to the inside of the Highland Heather card base.

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To complete my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the small flower image from the Beautifully Happy stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the envelope front. I stamped the solid flower image in Orchid Oasis Ink and the solid leaf image in Parakeet Party Ink. I stamped the splatter image in Highland Heather Ink. I adhered a panel of the Subtle DSP to the envelope flap.

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

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Karen Finkle:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic: You Are Here

Tara Carpenter:

Terry Lynn Bright:

Carol Buckalew:

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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:   222EBX64

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 January-April 2023 Mini Catalog!  Unfortunately, packs of cardstock are no longer an option for a free gift. Shipping has become too expensive to ship and it’s costing me as much to ship as the cardstock costs. 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

*********************************************************************************************************

In response to changing policies at Stampin’ Up – I’m adjusting my Ordering Gift policy as well.  I’m having to get a little more tough on the adding of Host codes when you place your order thru my Online Store.

Not to worry – you’re still going to get that $10 ordering gift for orders of $50 (before shipping & tax) or greater.  And the gift is still any 1 SU! product up to that $10 value – which includes some of our fun Host Sets!

But – if you DO NOT use the Host code for your orders of less than $150 (this is the RETAIL total before Shipping & Handling), then you’ll have two options:

  1. You’ll need to call Stampin’ Up! (1-800-Stamp-Up) and ask them to add it for you. They’re very helpful and will get it done quickly!  OR….
  2. If your order was over the $50 threshold but under $150, then…you’ll forfeit that $10 ordering gift and rewards – this is the Bummer Option – and I REALLY don’t want to do this, SO please remember to add my Current Host Code.

*********************************************************************************************************

Amazing Joining Special during Sale-a-bration January 5 – February 28

Starting Thursday January 5, 2023, not only does the January-April 2023 Mini Catalog go live, Sale-a-bration begins along with an amazingly awesome joining special. You get to choose what you want. All the options ship for free and include a past Paper Pumpkin Kit along with some business supplies in case you want to make this a business. There is No Obligation to sell, you do NOT have to use this as a business, you can join just to enjoy the discount for yourself. I would LOVE to have you on my team. Join as a hobby demonstrator and enjoy all the benefits of a business demonstrator.

Option #1 This exclusive Boho Blue Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine ($63 value) + Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $129.00. The Boho Blue is one of the new In-Colors coming for 2023-2025.

Option #2 The original White Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine (a $63 value), + Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $129.00

Option #3. Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $99.00.

If you have a LONG shopping list, this is a great way to get everything you always want at a discount. Enjoy at least a 20% discount on the products you purchase. Why wait, this is such an awesome deal, and it only sticks around until February 28th. Join now and start enjoying that discount right away!!! Contact me at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com and we can talk about you joining. We have people on our team from all over the United States. We get together monthly via Zoom; we have team Facebook pages where we share what we make and ask questions. This was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made, I’ve made a lot of new friends from all over.

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Saying Thanks Kit Now Available

We invite you to say thank you to the people who make your day, every day with Saying Thanks all-inclusive card kit! This month’s kit has everything you need to show appreciation to family and friends who light up your life! Make nine bright, colorful cards in no time to say thank you, recognize friends, and share your gratitude with a bright watercolor wash that won’t go unnoticed! You’ll never miss an opportunity to express gratitude with this colorful kit!

This kit includes: 

  • Enough supplies to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes.
  • Printed die-cut words, precut pieces, and enough adhesive to complete projects.
  • White baker’s twine and iridescent diamond sequins.
  • Finished card size: 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ (14 x 10.8 cm).
  • Coordinating colors: Basic Black, Daffodil Delight, Gorgeous Grape, Granny Apple Green, Poppy Parade, Tahitian Tide.

#162361 $13.00 USD | $18.00 CAD

Each kit comes with precut die cuts in Dutch, English, French and German

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Sunshine & Smiles

Subscribe January 11 – February 10

Make cloudy days a little brighter with the Sunshine & Smiles Paper Pumpkin Kit! This kit includes nine sweet and sunny cards—three each of three designs. If someone you know is weathering a storm, this kit is just what you’ll need to create cards that are sure to brighten their day!

PEEK THROUGH CARDS

Catch a glimpse of sunshine through those springtime showers with this kit’s playful peek-through cards! Each card includes an open window in the front, perfect for adding a touch of dimension and layering! You and your customers will have fun crafting with these cards—rain or shine!

AND for the first time ever, we’ve got a coordinating die add-on! (Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine sold separately). Keep reading to learn more!

This kit includes:

  • Everything you need to create 9 radiant cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes.
  • A sweet springtime photopolymer stamp set.
  • A Mango Melody Stampin’ Spot
  • A fun peek-through window scene on each card!
  • Cute precut critters and labels, fun raindrop embellishments, and more! 

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

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Balmy Blue, Cajun Craze, Coastal Cabana, Daffodil Delight, Flirty Flamingo, Mango Melody, Old Olive, Shaded Spruce

Don’t forget! This kit perfectly coordinates with the Rain or Shine Suite Collection (item number: 160556).

Subscribe to the February Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 January 2022 and 10 February 2023 by clicking here!

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

ADD-ON

Sunshine & Smiles Dies (Available for purchase starting 11 January, while supplies last)

Item number: 162486

$6.00 USD / $8.25 CAD

This add-on includes:

  • One coordinating frog-shaped die: 1-1/8″ x 7/8″ (2.9 x 2.2 cm)
  • One coordinating flower bouquet die: 1-1/8″ x 7/8″ (2.9 x 2.2 cm)

Note: Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine sold separately.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 2 – 4″ x 5 1/4″ (artwork & inner liner)
  • Highland Heather Cardstock 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Orchid Oasis Cardstock 1 1/4″ x 3 1/4″ (sentiment)
  • Parakeet Party Cardstock 4″ X 5″ (card front panel), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″(inner liner mat)
  • Subtle 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Sentimental Park for The Card Concepts

Good Wednesday morning my stamping friends. I hope everyone’s week is going well. We’re halfway through and on our way to the weekend.

It’s time for an inspiration challenge from The Card Concepts. The inspiration photo #187a is Winter Cocoa and inspiration photo #187b is Winter Snow.  Here is my card that was inspired from the challenge photo.

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I used the Stampin’ Up! Sentimental Park Photopolymer Stamp Set and the Stampin’ Up! Ringed With Nature Photopolymer Stamp Set along with the By The Bay 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper for my card today. I was inspired by the colors from inspiration photo #187a for my clean & layered card.

I hope you will take a moment to visit The Card Concepts and join us for our challenge #187a or #187b.  How are you inspired by the photos?

My design is from Sunday Stamps Challenge #300.

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I started by embossing a panel of Cherry Cobbler cardstock using the Tree Rings Hybrid Embossing Folder. I cut a panel of By The Bay DSP using the Deckled Rectangle Dies. I adhered the die cut panel of By The Bay DSP to an Early Espresso mat using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the layered panel to the Cherry Cobbler card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I stamped the sentiment from Sentimental Park stamp set in Early Espresso Ink on the bottom of the DSP panel. I wrapped a piece of Crumb Cake Bakers Twine from the Baker’s Twine Essential Pack, around the card front 3 times and tied a knot.

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Using the Tree Rings Dies with the Tree Rings Hybrid Embossing Folder, I cut a panel of Crumb Cake and Early Espresso cardstock. I cut the center out from the Crumb Cake panel using the Tree Rings Dies. I adhered the Crumb Cake center to the Early Espresso panel using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the layered tree ring to the card front, over the bakers twine, using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

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Using the Christmas Pinecone Dies I cut the detailed die from a panel of Early Espresso cardstock and the solid image from a panel of Crumb Cake cardstock, 3 times each. I adhered the detailed pinecones to the solid pinecones using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the layered pinecones to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the card front to an Early Espresso card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Enamel Dot Essentials to the card front.

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On the inside, I stamped the tree ring image from the Ringed With Nature stamp set on a panel of Basic White cardstock in Crumb Cake Ink, stamping off once on scrap paper. I stamped the sentiments from the Sentimental Park stamp set in Early Espresso Ink over the tree ring image. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Cherry Cobbler mat then to the inside of the Early Espresso card base.

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To complete my card, I decorated a Basic Whtie Medium Envelope. I stamped the tree ring image from the Ringed With Nature stamp set in Crumb Cake Ink on the envelope front, stamping off once on scrap paper. I stamped the sentiment from the Ringed With Nature stamp set in Early Espresso Ink over the tree ring image. I adhered a panel of By The Bay 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:   222EBX64

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 January-April 2023 Mini Catalog!  Unfortunately, packs of cardstock are no longer an option for a free gift. Shipping has become too expensive to ship and it’s costing me as much to ship as the cardstock costs. 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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In response to changing policies at Stampin’ Up – I’m adjusting my Ordering Gift policy as well.  I’m having to get a little more tough on the adding of Host codes when you place your order thru my Online Store.

Not to worry – you’re still going to get that $10 ordering gift for orders of $50 (before shipping & tax) or greater.  And the gift is still any 1 SU! product up to that $10 value – which includes some of our fun Host Sets!

But – if you DO NOT use the Host code for your orders of less than $150 (this is the RETAIL total before Shipping & Handling), then you’ll have two options:

  1. You’ll need to call Stampin’ Up! (1-800-Stamp-Up) and ask them to add it for you. They’re very helpful and will get it done quickly!  OR….
  2. If your order was over the $50 threshold but under $150, then…you’ll forfeit that $10 ordering gift and rewards – this is the Bummer Option – and I REALLY don’t want to do this, SO please remember to add my Current Host Code.

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Amazing Joining Special during Sale-a-bration January 5 – February 28

Starting Thursday January 5, 2023, not only does the January-April 2023 Mini Catalog go live, Sale-a-bration begins along with an amazingly awesome joining special. You get to choose what you want. All the options ship for free and include a past Paper Pumpkin Kit along with some business supplies in case you want to make this a business. There is No Obligation to sell, you do NOT have to use this as a business, you can join just to enjoy the discount for yourself. I would LOVE to have you on my team. Join as a hobby demonstrator and enjoy all the benefits of a business demonstrator.

Option #1 This exclusive Boho Blue Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine ($63 value) + Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $129.00. The Boho Blue is one of the new In-Colors coming for 2023-2025.

Option #2 The original White Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine (a $63 value), + Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $129.00

Option #3. Your choice of $175 of Stampin’ Up! products for only $99.00.

If you have a LONG shopping list, this is a great way to get everything you always want at a discount. Enjoy at least a 20% discount on the products you purchase. Why wait, this is such an awesome deal, and it only sticks around until February 28th. Join now and start enjoying that discount right away!!! Contact me at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com and we can talk about you joining. We have people on our team from all over the United States. We get together monthly via Zoom; we have team Facebook pages where we share what we make and ask questions. This was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made, I’ve made a lot of new friends from all over.

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Saying Thanks Kit Now Available

We invite you to say thank you to the people who make your day, every day with Saying Thanks all-inclusive card kit! This month’s kit has everything you need to show appreciation to family and friends who light up your life! Make nine bright, colorful cards in no time to say thank you, recognize friends, and share your gratitude with a bright watercolor wash that won’t go unnoticed! You’ll never miss an opportunity to express gratitude with this colorful kit!

This kit includes: 

  • Enough supplies to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes.
  • Printed die-cut words, precut pieces, and enough adhesive to complete projects.
  • White baker’s twine and iridescent diamond sequins.
  • Finished card size: 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ (14 x 10.8 cm).
  • Coordinating colors: Basic Black, Daffodil Delight, Gorgeous Grape, Granny Apple Green, Poppy Parade, Tahitian Tide.

#162361 $13.00 USD | $18.00 CAD

Each kit comes with precut die cuts in Dutch, English, French and German

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Sunshine & Smiles

Subscribe January 11 – February 10

Make cloudy days a little brighter with the Sunshine & Smiles Paper Pumpkin Kit! This kit includes nine sweet and sunny cards—three each of three designs. If someone you know is weathering a storm, this kit is just what you’ll need to create cards that are sure to brighten their day!

PEEK THROUGH CARDS

Catch a glimpse of sunshine through those springtime showers with this kit’s playful peek-through cards! Each card includes an open window in the front, perfect for adding a touch of dimension and layering! You and your customers will have fun crafting with these cards—rain or shine!

AND for the first time ever, we’ve got a coordinating die add-on! (Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine sold separately). Keep reading to learn more!

This kit includes:

  • Everything you need to create 9 radiant cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes.
  • A sweet springtime photopolymer stamp set.
  • A Mango Melody Stampin’ Spot
  • A fun peek-through window scene on each card!
  • Cute precut critters and labels, fun raindrop embellishments, and more! 

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

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Balmy Blue, Cajun Craze, Coastal Cabana, Daffodil Delight, Flirty Flamingo, Mango Melody, Old Olive, Shaded Spruce

Don’t forget! This kit perfectly coordinates with the Rain or Shine Suite Collection (item number: 160556).

Subscribe to the February Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 January 2022 and 10 February 2023 by clicking here!

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

ADD-ON

Sunshine & Smiles Dies (Available for purchase starting 11 January, while supplies last)

Item number: 162486

$6.00 USD / $8.25 CAD

This add-on includes:

  • One coordinating frog-shaped die: 1-1/8″ x 7/8″ (2.9 x 2.2 cm)
  • One coordinating flower bouquet die: 1-1/8″ x 7/8″ (2.9 x 2.2 cm)

Note: Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine sold separately.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Cherry Cobbler Cardstock 2 – 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (card front & inner liner mat)
  • Crumb Cake Cardstock 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ (tree rings), 3 1/4″ x 1 1/4″ (solid pinecones)
  • Early Espresso Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″), 2 3/4″ X 4 1/8″ (dsp mat), 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (tree rings, 3″ X 1″ (detailed pinecones)
  • By The Bay 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 3″ X 4 1/4″ (card front panel), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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