Stampin’ Up Forever Lovely for Amy’s Inkin’ Krew Blog Hop

Good Tuesday morning and welcome to Amy’s Inkin’ Krew Blog Hop.  The 2nd Tuesday of each month we have a Blog Hop.  If you are starting here or have hopped over from Julie Johnston’s blog Welcome.  I hope you will take the time to hop around and see all the amazing projects made by my remarkable team members.  They are a very talented group of ladies.  Our theme for this month is “LOVE”.  We can interpret this any way we would like to.  Here is the card I made for this months Blog Hop.  Take a look.

I started with a Gray Granite card front and adhered a panel of Twinkle Twinkle Designer Series Paper using Snail. Using my Big Shot and the Be Mine Stitched Framelits Dies, I cut out the border of hearts in Petal Pink cardstock.  I also cut out the border of hearts in Gray Granite cardstock.  I adhered the Petal Pink border about 2/3 the way down on my card front.  Using Glue Dots I adhered the Gray Granite hearts inside the Petal Pink border (hope this makes sense).

I wrapped a piece of Silver & Petal Pink Bakers Twine around the card front and tied a side bow.  I adhered the card front to a Whisper White card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a small piece of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from Forever Lovely stamp set in Gray Granite Ink.  I punched the sentiment out using the Pretty Label Punch.  I punched a second label out in Gray Granite cardstock.  I adhered the Whisper White label to the Gray Granite label using Snail.  I adhered the label to the card front using Stampin’ dimensionals.  I then adhered a few of the hearts that were cut out from the Petal Pink heart border to the label using Glue Dots for the 2 smaller hearts and a Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals for the larger heart.  I brushed the hearts with some Wink Of Stella to give them a little shimmer.

On the inside I stamped the cluster of hearts from the Forever Lovely stamp set in Petal Pink Ink on a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the sentiment from the same stamp set in Gray Granite Ink over the hearts.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Petal Pink mat using Snail and then to a Gray Granite mat using Snail again.  I adhered the matted  piece to the Whisper White card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I adhered a piece of Twinkle Twinkle DSP to a Medium Whisper White Envelope flap.

Thank you so much for stopping by my blog today.  I hope you liked my card and will give it a try.  Now please feel free to hop around and see everyone’s amazing projects.  you can click on Next to go to Mary Deatherage’s blog or Previous to go to Julie Johnston’s blog.  You can also click on each persons name to see what they have made.  Happy Hopping!

  1. Shirley Gentry:
  2. Jaimie Babarczy:
  3. Julie Johnston:
  4. Karen Ksenzakovic: You are here
  5. Mary Deatherage:
  6. Sue Prather:
  7. Connie Troyer:
  8. Karen Finkle:
  9. Amy Koenders:
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If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy 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: Q2B3H6HZ 

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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Paper Pumpkin and Animal Expedition Go Wild for Valentine’s Day

Only 2 days left to sign up for the January Paper Pumpkin Kit

January’s Paper Pumpkin Kit is a Valentine Kit called Be Mine. It combines everything you love about Paper Pumpkin-style treat packaging with adorable critter coordination in the popular Animal Expedition Kit!

About the Kit

January’s Paper Pumpkin kit is a Valentine kit coordinates with the Animal Expedition Suite. Here are a few more details:

  • Makes 24 adorable Valentine’s treat packages
  • Coordinating colors: Crumb Cake, Flirty Flamingo, Lemon Lime Twist, Melon Mambo, Petal Pink, and Pool Party

Subscribers must have an active subscription by January 10, 2019 to receive the Be Mine, Valentine kit.

Supplies are limited, so don’t wait—subscribe today!

In the event of supplies running out, Stampin’ Up! will end the subscription period early and stop taking new subscribers for January.

If you’re interested in subscribing to Paper Pumpkin yourself, you can either sign up for a subscription where you are billed monthly for your kit or you can purchase a prepaid subscription in my online store.  Just click here to go directly to my online store.  To see more information and sign up for the monthly subscription click here.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Gray Granite Cardstock 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner mat), 3″ X 2″ (label), 4 1/2″ X 2″ (heart border)
  • Petal Pink Cardstock 3 7/8″ X 5 1/8″ (inner liner mat), 4 1/2′ X 2′ (heat border)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″), 3 3/4″ X 5″ (inner liner), 3″ X 2″ (label)
  • Twinkle Twinkle Designer Series Paper 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front), piece for envelope flap

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Stampin’ Up Heartland for Freshly Made Sketches #369 and Sunday Stamps #195

Good Monday morning my fellow stampers. Hope you all had a great weekend and are ready for your 1st full week of 2019. . I’m hoping to be done with all the rain for a while. I don’t know about you, but things are real soggy around me.

For today’s card I played along with 2 different challenges again.  Have you ever had crafters block?  I have and when I do I look to challenges to help me.  I played along with the Freshly Made Sketches Challenge # 369 and the Sunday Stamps  Winter Solitude Challenge #195.  Be sure to stop by Freshly Made Sketches to see what everyone has made and to play along. Then be sure to stop by Sunday Stamps and see all the projects made and play along with them too.

Here is the sketch challenge from Freshly Made Sketches.

Here is the color challenge from  Sunday Stamps Winter Solitude.  I just love the softness of these colors.

Here is what I came up with for the combined challenge.  Sometimes we get so hung up with the new catalogs that come out that we forget about the Annual Catalog that still has some beautiful stamp sets.  I thought this would make a perfect Father’s Day card.  Take a look.

I started with a panel of Very Vanilla cardstock.  I stamped the barn image from the Stampin’ Up Heartland stamp set in Early Espresso Ink.  Using my Aqua Painter I water colored the sky in Balmy Blue Ink. I lightly colored the trees and bushes in with Calypso Coral and So Saffron Inks and the windmill in with Smoky Slate Ink, all using my Aqua Painter.  I adhered the artwork panel to an Early Espresso mat using Snail.

On a small panel of Very Vanilla cardstock I stamped the little boy and the ducks from the Heartland stamp set in Early Espresso Ink.  Again using my Aqua Painter, I colored the ducks in So Saffron and Calypso Coral Inks.  I colored the little boy in with my Balmy Blue and Ivory Stampin’ Blends Markers and I colored the stick in with my Early Espresso Stampin’ Write Marker.  Using my Big Shot I cut the image out using my Layering Circles Framelits Dies. I edged the circle using my Early Espresso Stampin’ Write Marker.

I adhered 2 small strips of cardstock to the card front.  One is a piece of Calypso Coral cardstock which I embossed with the Basket Weave Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (to give it a little texture) and the other is a piece of So Saffron cardstock.  I then adhered the artwork circle on top of the colored strips using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I then adhered the card front to a Smoky Slate card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On the inside I stamped the barn image from the Heartland stamp set in Early Espresso Ink, stamping off twice, in the center of a Very Vanilla panel.  I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up Colorful Seasons stamp set in Early Espresso Ink.  I adhered the Very Vanilla panel to an Early Espresso mat using Snail.  I then adhered it to the Smoky Slate card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Very Vanilla Envelope.  I stamped the little boy with the ducks from the Heartland stamp set on the front of the envelope in Early Espresso Ink.  I stamped the barn image from the same stamp set on the envelope flap.

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

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If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy 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: Q2B3H6HZ 

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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Paper Pumpkin and Animal Expedition Go Wild for Valentine’s Day

ONLY 3 DAYS LEFT TO SUBSCRIBE TO GET YOUR JANUARY KIT

January’s Paper Pumpkin Kit is a Valentine Kit called Be Mine. It combines everything you love about Paper Pumpkin-style treat packaging with adorable critter coordination in the popular Animal Expedition Kit!

About the Kit

January’s Paper Pumpkin kit is a Valentine kit coordinates with the Animal Expedition Suite. Here are a few more details:

  • Makes 24 adorable Valentine’s treat packages
  • Coordinating colors: Crumb Cake, Flirty Flamingo, Lemon Lime Twist, Melon Mambo, Petal Pink, and Pool Party

Subscribers must have an active subscription by January 10, 2019 to receive the Be Mine, Valentine kit.

Supplies are limited, so don’t wait—subscribe today!

In the event of supplies running out, Stampin’ Up! will end the subscription period early and stop taking new subscribers for January.

If you’re interested in subscribing to Paper Pumpkin yourself, you can either sign up for a subscription where you are billed monthly for your kit or you can purchase a prepaid subscription in my online store.  Just click here to go directly to my online store.  To see more information and sign up for the monthly subscription click here.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Early Espresso Cardstock 4 7/8″ X 3 5/8″ (card front mat), 5 1/5″ X 4″ (inner liner mat)
  • Smoky Slate Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Very Vanilla Cardstock 4 3/4″ X 3 1/2″ (card front), 5 1/8″ X 3 7/8″ (inner liner),    3″ X 3″ (circle artwork)
  • Calypso Coral Cardstock 5/8″ X 4″
  • So Saffron Cardstock 1/2″ X 3 1/2″

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Stampin’ Up Bee Thankful for Global Design Project #170 and SIP Challenge #180

Good Friday morning my fellow stampers.  Hope you have all had a wonderful short week and are ready for the weekend..  Does anyone have any fun plans for the weekend?

For today’s card I played along with the Global Designs Project #170 Challenge.  Be sure to stop by Global Design to see all the amazing projects made and to play along.

Here is their sketch.

I also played along with the Stamp Ink Paper Challenge #180.  Be sure to stop by the Stamp Ink Paper blog to see all their projects.  Here is their Challenge.

Here is what I came up with for this Sketch and Thank you Challenge.  Take a look.

I started with a Calypso Coral card front and using my Big Shot I embossed it with the Swirls & Curls Textured Impressions Embossing Folder.  I adhered the card front to a Calypso Coral card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a piece of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the image from the Stampin’ Up Bee Thankful stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  I colored the image in using my Calypso Coral, Daffodil Delight and Granny Apple Green Stampin’ Blends Markers.  To get the shading on the thanks, I first colored with my Light Calypso Coral Stampin’ Blends Marker.  I then colored the bottom with the Dark Calypso Coral Stampin’ Blends Marker and then blended it with my Light Calypso Coral Stampin’ Blends Marker.  I adhered the artwork to a Granny Apple Green mat using Snail.  I adhered a piece of the Daffodil Delight 1/4″ Organdy Ribbon across the bottom of the artwork.  I adhered the artwork to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a scrap piece of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the so much sentiment from the Stampin’ Up A Big Thank You stamp set in Calypso Coral Ink.  I cut the ends on an angle using my Paper Snips and adhered it below the artwork using Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added a Granny Apple Green Glitter Enamel Dot to the small strip.

On the inside on a Whisper White panel I stamped the sentiment from A Big Thank You stamp set in Calypso Coral Ink in the center.  I stamped the scroll from the same stamp set in Granny Apple Green Ink below the sentiment.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to the Calypso Coral card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card, I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the Bee from the Bee Thankful stamp set on the bottom front of the envelope and colored it in the same as I did on the card front.  I adhered a piece of Share What You Love Specialty Designer Series Paper to the envelope flap.

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

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If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy 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: Q2B3H6HZ 

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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Paper Pumpkin and Animal Expedition Go Wild for Valentine’s Day

January’s Paper Pumpkin Kit is a Valentine Kit called Be Mine. It combines everything you love about Paper Pumpkin-style treat packaging with adorable critter coordination in the popular Animal Expedition Kit!

About the Kit

January’s Paper Pumpkin kit is a Valentine kit coordinates with the Animal Expedition Suite. Here are a few more details:

  • Makes 24 adorable Valentine’s treat packages
  • Coordinating colors: Crumb Cake, Flirty Flamingo, Lemon Lime Twist, Melon Mambo, Petal Pink, and Pool Party

Subscribers must have an active subscription by January 10, 2019 to receive the Be Mine, Valentine kit.

Supplies are limited, so don’t wait—subscribe today!

In the event of supplies running out, Stampin’ Up! will end the subscription period early and stop taking new subscribers for January.

If you’re interested in subscribing to Paper Pumpkin yourself, you can either sign up for a subscription where you are billed monthly for your kit or you can purchase a prepaid subscription in my online store.  Just click here to go directly to my online store.  To see more information and sign up for the monthly subscription click here.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Calypso Coral Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″),  4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front)
  • Granny Apple Green Cardstock 2 9/16″ X 4 15/16″ (artwork mat)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 2 1/2″ X 4 7/8″ (artwork), 4″ X 5 1’4″ (inner liner),       1/4″ strip for sentiment
  • Share What You Love Specialty Designer Series Paper for envelope flap

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Stampin’ Up So Hoppy Together

Good Thursday morning my fellow stampers.  Well today’s the big day.  The new 2019 Occasions Catalog is live and with every $50 order you get a FREE Sale-A-Bration item.  This is my favorite Stampin’ Up time of year.  I don’t know about you, but I LOVE free items.

I still have an opening for my online Host Club for January, February and March.  I’m doing it during Sale-A-Bration.  Everyone loves to get free items, why not be the host for a month and get extra free items.  Are you interested in building your Stampin’ Up supplies a little at a time and want to be able to receive host benefits?  An Online Host Club might be the perfect solution for you!  With the new Occasions and Sale-A-Bration Catalogs starting on today, this is a great time to join!

You sign up for a 3 month term and commit to:

  • A $50.00 minimum order each month (which will get you a free Sale-A-Bration item)
  • Place your order by the 20th of each month
  • Using the Host code for each month provided to you in an email sent out at the beginning of each month

A random draw will determine your host month and you are guaranteed:

  • a $150.00 Workshop order during your host month
  • $15.00 minimum of Host Dollars to spend on the exclusive Host Stamp Sets, or any other current Stampin’ Up! product during your host month
  • At the end of the 3 months you will get a gift from me.

If you are interested in joining, please contact me ASAP.  This is a great way to earn some free products and build your Stampin’ Up supplies.

Now on to my card for today.  For today I used some of the new DSP from the Occasions Catalog and a couple of the FREE items you can earn from Sale-A-Bration.  Take a look.

I started with a piece of Grapefruit Grove Gingham Gala 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper.  Using my Soft Sea Foam Stampin’ Blends Marker I drew lines between the checks to make it look like plaid.  I adhered a small piece of the DSP to the left side of a Whisper White card front using Snail.  I wrapped a piece of the Grapefruit Grove 1/4″ Organdy Ribbon around the card front on the seem.  I adhered the card front to a Call Me Clover mat using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  In the upper right corner of the Whisper White panel, I stamped the flies from the So Hoppy Together stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink and colored them in using my Smoky Slate Stampin’ Blends Marker.

On a small piece of Whisper White cardstock, I stamped the Frog riding the unicycle from Stampin’ Up So Hoppy Together stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  I stamped the sentiment from the same stamp set in Call Me Clover Ink below the wheel.  I colored the frog and unicycle in using my Basic Black, Call Me Clover, Pineapple Punch, Smoky Slate and Soft Sea Foam Stampin’ Blends Markers and my Grapefruit Grove Stampin’ Write Marker.  I adhered the artwork to a Call Me Clover mat using Snail and then to a Soft Sea Foam mat using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I adhered the matted artwork to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card front to a Soft Sea Foam card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added 1 Grapefruit Grove Share What You Love Artisan Pearl next to the sentiment.

On the inside Whisper White panel I stamped the frog from So Hoppy Together stamp set on the bottom portion of the panel and the flies from the same set by the frog.  I colored it in the same as I did for the front of the card.  I adhered a small strip of the Gingham Gala 6 X 6 DSP to the bottom of the panel.  I stamped the sentiment from the Postcard Pals stamp set in Call Me Clover in the center of the panel.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Call Me Clover mat using Snail, then adhered it to the Soft Sea Foam card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card, I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the frog from the So Happy Together stamp set on both sides of the envelope front and colored them in the same as I did on the card.  I adhered a piece of the Gingham Gala 6 X 6 DSP to the envelope flap.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today.  This was really a fun card to make and I hope you will give it a try.  Happy Stamping.

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If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy 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: Q2B3H6HZ 

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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Paper Pumpkin and Animal Expedition Go Wild for Valentine’s Day

January’s Paper Pumpkin Kit is a Valentine Kit called Be Mine. It combines everything you love about Paper Pumpkin-style treat packaging with adorable critter coordination in the popular Animal Expedition Kit!

About the Kit

January’s Paper Pumpkin kit is a Valentine kit coordinates with the Animal Expedition Suite. Here are a few more details:

  • Makes 24 adorable Valentine’s treat packages
  • Coordinating colors: Crumb Cake, Flirty Flamingo, Lemon Lime Twist, Melon Mambo, Petal Pink, and Pool Party

Subscribers must have an active subscription by January 10, 2019 to receive the Be Mine, Valentine kit.

Supplies are limited, so don’t wait—subscribe today!

In the event of supplies running out, Stampin’ Up! will end the subscription period early and stop taking new subscribers for January.

If you’re interested in subscribing to Paper Pumpkin yourself, you can either sign up for a subscription where you are billed monthly for your kit or you can purchase a prepaid subscription in my online store.  Just click here to go directly to my online store.  To see more information and sign up for the monthly subscription click here.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Call Me Clover Cardstock 2″ X 4 1/8″ (artwork mat), 3 15/16″ X 5 3/16″ (card front mat), 4″ x 5 1/4″ (inner liner mat)
  • Soft Sea Foam Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″), 2 18/” X 4 1/4″ (artwork 2nd mat)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 1 7/8″ X 4″ (artwork), 3 3/4″ X 5″ (inner liner)
  • Gingham Gala 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper (1 1/2″ X 5″) strip on card front), piece for envelope flap

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Stampin’ Up Amazing Life for TGIF

Good Wednesday morning my fellow stampers.  Well, tomorrow’s the big day.  The new 2019 Occasions Catalog and Sale-A-Bration go live.  Does everyone have their wish lists ready?  Mine’s a mile long.

For today’s card I have a fun fold and I played along with the TGIF Challenge #192. Be sure to stop by TGIF to see all the beautiful projects made.  Here is their challenge.

Their challenge was to use Glossy Paper.  Here is what I came up with.  Take a look.

I started with 2 pieces of Glossy White cardstock and did the Shaving Cream Technique on them using Petal Pink, So Saffron and Soft Sea Foam Stampin’ Ink Refills.  Once the paper was dry, I stamped the sentiment and the cake from Stampin’ Up Amazing Life stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on them and let the ink dry completely.  Once they were dry I adhered the panel with the sentiment onto the Petal Pink cardstock and the panel with the cake onto the Soft Sea Foam cardstock.

I adhered the So Saffron panel to the Soft Sea Foam panel using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I then adhered the Petal Pink cardstock to a So Saffron panel using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I wrapped a piece of Petal Pink Metallic Ribbon around the Soft Sea Foam side and tied a knot.  I secured the knot with a Glue Dot.  I added some Share What You Love Artisan Pearls and Clear Rhinestone Basic Jewels to the Glossy White artwork panels.

On the inside on a Whisper White panel I stamped the Happy Birthday from the Amazing Life stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink in the center.  I stamped the scroll from the same stamp set above the sentiment in Soft Sea Foam Ink.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to the inside of the Petal Pink using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the birthday cake image from Amazing Life stamp set on the front of the envelope.  I stamped the envelope flap with the Marble background stamp in Petal Pink Ink.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today.  I hope you liked my card and will give it a try.  All the card cuts and folds are listed below for you.  Happy Stamping.

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If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy 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: Q2B3H6HZ 

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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Paper Pumpkin and Animal Expedition Go Wild for Valentine’s Day

January’s Paper Pumpkin Kit is a Valentine Kit called Be Mine. It combines everything you love about Paper Pumpkin-style treat packaging with adorable critter coordination in the popular Animal Expedition Kit!

About the Kit

January’s Paper Pumpkin kit is a Valentine kit coordinates with the Animal Expedition Suite. Here are a few more details:

  • Makes 24 adorable Valentine’s treat packages
  • Coordinating colors: Crumb Cake, Flirty Flamingo, Lemon Lime Twist, Melon Mambo, Petal Pink, and Pool Party

Subscribers must have an active subscription by January 10, 2019 to receive the Be Mine, Valentine kit.

Supplies are limited, so don’t wait—subscribe today!

In the event of supplies running out, Stampin’ Up! will end the subscription period early and stop taking new subscribers for January.

If you’re interested in subscribing to Paper Pumpkin yourself, you can either sign up for a subscription where you are billed monthly for your kit or you can purchase a prepaid subscription in my online store.  Just click here to go directly to my online store.  To see more information and sign up for the monthly subscription click here.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Glossy White Cardstock 3″ X 3 1/4″ (sentiment artwork front panel), 2 1/4″ X 4″ (cake artwork side panel)
  • Petal Pink Cardstock 8″ X 3 1/2″ (small card base scored and folded at 3 1/4″)
  • Soft Sea Foam Cardstock 8″ X 4 1/4″ (large card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″)
  • So Saffron Cardstock 5 1/4″ X 4″ (panel on the Soft Sea Foam and under the Petal Pink)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 4 1/2″ X 3 1/4″ (inner liner)

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Stampin’ Up Verticle Greetings for Paper Craft Crew

Good Tuesday morning my fellow stampers and Happy New Year to you all.  Hope you had fun ringing in 2019.  Has anyone made any New Year’s resolutions?

For today’s card I played along with the Paper Craft Crew Challenge #319.  Be sure to stop by Paper Craft Crew to play along and see everyone’s projects.  Here is their sketch.

Here is what I came up with.  Take a look.

I started with a Balmy Blue card base and adhered a piece of the beautiful All My Love Designer Series Paper to the front using Snail.  I then adhered a piece 1/2″ Lovely Lipstick Ribbon from All My Love Ribbon Combo Pack (available in just 2 days).

On a small piece of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the image from the Stampin’ Up Vertical Greeting stamp set.  I colored the stamp in using my Balmy Blue, Lovely Lipstick and Soft Sea Foam Stampin’ Write Markers.  I adhered the artwork to a Balmy Blue mat using Snail then adhered it to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Using my Big Shot I cut out 3 of the smallest hearts from the Be Mine Stitched Framelits Dies in Lovely Lipstick cardstock.  I adhered the heats to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On the inside on a Whisper White panel, I stamped the heart from the Vertical Greetings stamp set in Lovely Lipstick Ink stamping off 3 times to get a very light image.  I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up Forever Lovely stamp set (available January 3, 2019), in Lovely Lipstick Ink.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Lovely Lipstick mat using Snail then to the Balmy Blue card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the image from the Vertical Greetings stamp set on the envelope front the same way I stamped it on the card.  I adhered a piece of All My Love DSP on the envelope flap.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today.  I hope you liked my card.  The stamp set is available from the Annual Catalog and the DSP and Framelits Dies will be available on January 3, in just 2 days.   The new 2019 Occasions Catalog and the Sale-A-Bration Catalog start on January 3, in just 2 days, YAY!  You’re going to love all the new products.   Happy Stamping!

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If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy 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: Q2B3H6HZ 

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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Paper Pumpkin and Animal Expedition Go Wild for Valentine’s Day

January’s Paper Pumpkin Kit is a Valentine Kit called Be Mine. It combines everything you love about Paper Pumpkin-style treat packaging with adorable critter coordination in the popular Animal Expedition Kit!

About the Kit

January’s Paper Pumpkin kit is a Valentine kit coordinates with the Animal Expedition Suite. Here are a few more details:

  • Makes 24 adorable Valentine’s treat packages
  • Coordinating colors: Crumb Cake, Flirty Flamingo, Lemon Lime Twist, Melon Mambo, Petal Pink, and Pool Party

Subscribers must have an active subscription by January 10, 2019 to receive the Be Mine, Valentine kit.

Supplies are limited, so don’t wait—subscribe today!

In the event of supplies running out, Stampin’ Up! will end the subscription period early and stop taking new subscribers for January.

If you’re interested in subscribing to Paper Pumpkin yourself, you can either sign up for a subscription where you are billed monthly for your kit or you can purchase a prepaid subscription in my online store.  Just click here to go directly to my online store.  To see more information and sign up for the monthly subscription click here.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Balmy Blue Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (scored and folded at 4 1/4″), 2 5/8″ X 3 1/2″ (artwork mat)
  • Lovely Lipstick Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner mat)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 2 1/2″ X 3 5/8″ (artwork), 3 3/4″ X 5″ (inner liner)
  • All My Love Designer Series Paper 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front), piece for envelope flap

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Stampin’ Up Just Because Sneak Peek

Good Monday morning my fellow stampers.  Hope you all had a wonderful weekend and have made some fun plans for tonight.  My plans usually involve staying home and trying to stay up till midnight.  I may just have to work at my craft table to stay awake.  What every your plans are, stay safe ringing the New Year in.  I can’t believe the year is over and we start a new one tomorrow.

For today’s card I used a Host exclusive set called Just Because.  You can earn this set by having a qualifying party or spending $150.00 yourself on products.  Here’s my card for today.

I started with a panel of Floral Romance Specialty Designer Series Paper, (available January 3, 2019, just 3 days away), as my card front.  I adhered another piece of the same paper to the bottom portion of the card front using Glue Dots.  The bottom is a beautiful Vellum piece so you have to be careful when adhering it or you may be able to see the adhesive used.  I then wrapped a piece of Linen Thread around the card front twice just at the vellum piece.

On a small piece of Whisper White cardstock I stamped one of the images from the Just Because Host Exclusive stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  I colored it in using my Mossy Meadow, (available January 3, 2019), and Petal Pink Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered the artwork to a Petal Pink Mat using Snail then to a Fresh Fig mat using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I adhered the matted artwork to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I adhered the card front to a Fresh Fig card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a scrap piece of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the Happy Anniversary sentiment from Itty Bitty Greetings stamp set in Fresh Fig Ink.  Using my Big Shot and Bunch Of Banners Framelits I cut the sentiment out and adhered it under the artwork using Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added a few Clear Rhinestone Basic Jewels to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the image from Just Because Host Exclusive stamp set on a Whisper White panel.  I colored the stamp in using my Mossy Meadow and Petal Pink Stampin’ Write Markers stamping it off once.  I stamped the sentiment from Forever Lovely stamp set (available January 3, 2019) over the stamped image in Mossy Meadow Ink.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Sahara Sand mat using Snail then adhered it to the Fresh Fig card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the vase image from Just Because stamp set on the front of the envelope colored the same as I did for the inner liner.  I adhered a piece of Floral Romance Specialty DSP to the envelope flap.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today.  I hope you liked my card and will give it a try. I hope you all have a Happy Healthy and Safe New Year.  I will see you next year!Happy Stamping.

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Happy Stamping, Karen!

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Paper Pumpkin and Animal Expedition Go Wild for Valentine’s Day

January’s Paper Pumpkin Kit is a Valentine Kit called Be Mine. It combines everything you love about Paper Pumpkin-style treat packaging with adorable critter coordination in the popular Animal Expedition Kit!

About the Kit

January’s Paper Pumpkin kit is a Valentine kit coordinates with the Animal Expedition Suite. Here are a few more details:

  • Makes 24 adorable Valentine’s treat packages
  • Coordinating colors: Crumb Cake, Flirty Flamingo, Lemon Lime Twist, Melon Mambo, Petal Pink, and Pool Party

Subscribers must have an active subscription by January 10, 2019 to receive the Be Mine, Valentine kit.

Supplies are limited, so don’t wait—subscribe today!

In the event of supplies running out, Stampin’ Up! will end the subscription period early and stop taking new subscribers for January.

If you’re interested in subscribing to Paper Pumpkin yourself, you can either sign up for a subscription where you are billed monthly for your kit or you can purchase a prepaid subscription in my online store.  Just click here to go directly to my online store.  To see more information and sign up for the monthly subscription click here.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Fresh Fig Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″), 2 1/4″ X 2 7/8″ (artwork mat)
  • Petal Pink Cardstock 2 1/8″ X 2 3/4″ (artwork mat)
  • Sahara Sand Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner mat)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 2″ X 2 5/8″ (artwork), 3 3/4″ X 5″ (inner liner)
  • Floral Romance Specialty Designer Series Paper 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front),        2 1/2″ X 4 1/8″ (bottom card front)

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