Stampin’ Up! Catch You Later Childs Birthday Card

Good Saturday morning my stamping friends and welcome to the weekend. I hope you have some fun plans in the works. I’ll be prepping all day for our Easter brunch tomorrow. I’m looking forward to getting together with my niece and her daughter. Yesterday I made my Easter Egg bread. I started around 7am and didn’t take the last one out of the oven until 7pm. I made 8 loaves that I’ll be sharing with others. My family couldn’t wait to cut into the 1st one out of the oven and I have to admit neither could I. Here’s a picture of the 1st one out which is about 13″-14″ in diameter. They all came out perfect this year, YAY!!!

Today’s card is one that one of my cashiers asked me to make for her. Her grandson is turning 2 and loves monkeys, so I knew exactly what I wanted to make for her. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Catch You Later Cling Stamp Set along with the 2021-2023 In-Color Designer Series Paper, In the Wild Designer Series Paper, Playful Alphabet Dies and the Hippo & Friends Dies. All these items will be retiring, so if these are products you like grab them while you still can.

I started by adhering a panel of 2021-2023 In-Color DSP to a Soft Succulent card base. I stamped the monkey image from the Catch You Later stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on a panel of Basic White cardstock and colored it using my Crumb Cake, Evening Evergreen, Flirty Flamingo & Soft Succulent Stampin’ Blends Markers. I cut the image out using my Hippo & Friends Dies. I cut a panel of In the Wild DSP using the size larger die from the Hippo & Friends Dies and adhered the artwork to it using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered a piece of Evening Evergreen Bakers Twine from the Fan Baker’s Twine Pack on the card front and adhered the layered panel over it using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

From a panel of Evening Evergreen cardstock that I had adhered to a Foam Adhesive Sheet, I cut the letters and number using the Playful Alphabet Dies. I adhered the letters down the side of the card front.

I adhered the #2 on the monkey’s foot on the artwork. I added a few Playing With Patterns Resin Dots to the card front.

I adhered a panel of In the Wild DSP to the inside of the Soft Succulent card base. On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the monkey image from the Catch You Later stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink and colored it the same as the card front with my Stampin’ Blends Markers. I stamped the 2 sentiments from the Catch You Later stamp set by the monkey image. From the panel of Evening Evergreen cardstock I cut 2 of the string dies from the Hippo & Friends Dies. I cut 2 of the balloons from the Hippo & Friends Dies from scraps of Daffodil Delight and Real Red cardstock. I adhered the strings to the monkeys hands using Multipurpose Liquid Glue and the balloons to the strings using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the monkey image from the Catch You Later stamp set on the envelope front in Tuxedo Black Ink. I colored the image the same as I did for the card using my Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered a panel of the 2021-2023 In-Color DSP to the envelope flap.

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

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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:   XXM77BHN

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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New Designer Series Paper Share – $60.00 plus $8.00 for Priority Mail Shipping

I’m offering a Designer Series Paper share from the Stampin’ Up! 2022-2023 Annual Catalog and I’d love to have you join!!  I’m placing my share order early on May 3 and I’m going to use the expedited shipping option so I should be able to have the shares cut, bundled and back out to you during the week of May 9.

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

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

New Designer Series Paper Share – $60.00 plus $8 for Priority Mail shipping

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

  • Abigail Rose – 6
  • Awash In Beauty – 6
  • Butterfly Kisses 6″ x 6″ – 12
  • Happy Forest Friends – 6
  • He’s The Man – 5 plus an assortment of the die cut pieces
  • Hues Of Happiness – 6
  • Lovely In Linen – 6
  • Perfectly Penciled – 6
  • Pretty Prints – 12
  • Sun Prints – 6
  • Tea Boutique 6″ x 6″ – 12
  • Texture Chic Specialty – 6
  • 2022-2024 In Color 6″ x 6″ – 10
  • 2021-2023 In Color 6″ x 6″ – 10
  • Brights 6″ x 6″ – 20
  • Neutrals 6″ x 6″ – 20
  • Regals 6″ x 6″ – 20
  • Subtles 6″ x 6″ – 20
  • 2022-2024 In Color 6″ x 6″ Glimmer Paper – 5
  • Brushstroke Specialty – 3
  • Distressed Gold Specialty – 1
  • Rose Gold Specialty – 3

In all, you’ll receive 201 – 6” x 6” sheets of designer or speciality paper!

Double DSP Share – $120 + $8 Shipping by Priority Mail – if you’d like double shares of the designer paper, I’m offering those too!  I’ll cut the 12″ x 12″ designer paper sheets into 6″ × 12″ so that you’ll be able to get 3 full A2 size card fronts from each sheet and you’ll get double sheets of the 6″ x 6″ since they’re already precut.

FREE Gift From Me! – As a bonus for joining my share, you’ll get a sampling of the new host exclusive Design A Daydream 12″ x 12″ Designer Series Paper!

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

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

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

Let me know if you have any questions.  Thanks!

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The Stampin’ Up! 2021-2022 Annual Catalog Retiring Lists have posted, and the Last Chance Products Sale has begun!

Click here for a printable PDF list of all retiring items including the discounted prices.

LAST CHANCE PRODUCTS DETAILS

  • All products are available while supplies last, and there are no purchase limits, so order soon (or order now so that you don’t have to worry!) to make sure that you are able to get the items that you are wanting!
  • Discounted items can be added to a Starter Kit and redeemed as a 50% off item or with Stampin’ Rewards.
  • Stamp Sets are not guaranteed during this promotion and are while supplies last.
  • ORDER DEADLINES:  May 2, 2022, at 11:50 PM MT
  • The 2020-2022 In Colors – Cinnamon Cider, Just Jade, Bumblebee, Magenta Madness, and Misty Moonlight will be going away. I HIGHLY encourage you to stock up early on the 2020-2022 In-Color Cardstock, Ink Pads, and Refills as soon as possible, as these items sell out quickly!

Let me know if you have any questions.  Happy shopping!

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Celebrating In Color

Subscribe April 11- May 10


Create magic with the NEW 2022–2024 In Colors with this Paper Pumpkin kit! With vivid pops of green and red and a range of blues, these colors are perfect for fun festivities. Send your best wishes or happy moments with the large bold lettering and gorgeous gold foil details. Plus, you can also send gift cards with the included coordinating gift card holders!

ENDLESS COORDINATION

The Celebrating In Color Paper Pumpkin Kit is not just a gorgeous kit on its own, it can become a dazzling addition to all the coordinating 2022–2024 In Color products in the upcoming 2022–2023 Annual Catalog! There’s a whole new range of colors and products to mix and match with. Make sure you flip through the catalog and pick up all the coordinating products that catch your eye, and then make sure to show us what you come up with. Post your creations on social media using the hashtags #PaperPumpkin and #CelebratingInColor to ensure we see it!

That’s right! Not only does this kit come with 10 stunning cards and coordinating envelopes, it also includes 10 coordinating gift card holders as well. That means you can send your friends, family, or coworkers congratulatory words alongside a well-earned gift card to really show your appreciation for them.

As an added bonus, every May Paper Pumpkin subscriber will get the chance to win a GOLDEN Voucher worth $25 USD | $34 CAD in Stampin’ Up! products! The winners will find their Golden Voucher in their May 2022 Paper Pumpkin box. This is the perfect time to snag coordinating In Color products from the 2022–2023 Annual Catalog that will go live on 3 May 2022 in the online store!

Watch Sara in this video where she goes over her favorite features of the kit.

This kit includes:

  • Celebrating In Color Photopolymer Stamp Set
  • Basic Gray Classic Stampin’ Spot®
  • Printed card bases
  • Printed In Color envelopes
  • Printed In Color gift card holders
  • Foiled die cuts
  • Printed die cuts
  • Adhesive-backed In Color embellishments
  • Tear & Tape Adhesive
  • dimensionals

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

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Orchid Oasis, Parakeet Party, Starry Sky, Sweet Sorbet, Tahitian Tide

SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION

Subscribe to the December Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 April and 10 May at paperpumpkin.com!

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

SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION

Subscribe to the May Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 April and 10 May at paperpumpkin.com!

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 4″ X 4″ (artwork), 3 3/4″ X 5″ (inner liner)
  • Daffodil Delight Cardstock scrap for balloon
  • Evening Evergreen Cardstock 5″ X 2″ (letters, number & strings)
  • Real Red Cardstock scrap for balloon
  • Soft Succulent Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″)
  • In the Wild Designer Series Paper 4″ X 4″ (artwork mat), 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (inner liner)
  • 2021-2023 In-Color 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! Dahlia Days with Butterflies & Flowers Masks

Good Sunday morning my stamping friends. How is everyone’s weekend going? It’s been a wet one so far here and unfortunately, we got a bit of water inside this time. I’m done with the rain now, we need a long dry spell to happen. Our backyard is a sponge and when you walk the water splashes up. I worked all day yesterday and I have off today. I wasn’t sure why they gave me off Sunday again. Turns out I got a reminder that I have a team meeting and I must have requested off.

Today’s card I played with some retiring items again. Sometimes I just wish some of the things I like could stay on much longer. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Dahlia Days Cling Stamp Set along with the Butterflies & Flowers Layering Decorative Masks for my card today.

I started by placing the thin lined Butterflies & Flowers Layering Decorative Mask on a Basic White panel and securing it with Post-It tape. I added Fresh Freesia Ink using my Blending Brush. I turned the mask and lining up the thick lined flower on top and added Fresh Freesia Ink using my Blending Brush. I did this twice on the panel moving my mask.

I stamped the leaves and sprig images from the Dahlia Days stamp set in Soft Succulent Ink around the flowers. I embossed the panel using my Tasteful Textures 3D Embossing Folder. I adhered it to a Soft Succulent mat and then to the front of a Baic White Thick card base.

I adhered a length of Fresh Freesia 3/8″ Open Weave Ribbon on the card front. I stamped the sentiment from the Dahlia Days stamp set in Soft Succulent Ink on a panel of Basic White cardstock. I cut the sentiment out using my Seasonal Labels Dies. I adhered the sentiment over the ribbon using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Fresh Freesia Loose Flower Flourishes to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Dahlia Days stamp set in Soft Succulent Ink on a Basic White panel. I adhered the Mask using Post-It tape and added Fresh Freesia Ink using my Blending Brush. I stamped the leaves and sprig images from the Dahlia Days stamp set in Soft Succulent Ink around the flowers. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Soft Succulent mat and then to the inside of the Basic White thick card base.

To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I colored the flowers the same as I did for the card front on the envelope front. I adhered a panel of 2021-2023 In-Color 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper on the envelope flap.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today. I hope you liked my card and will give it a try. The Masks, Stamp Set and Embossing Folder will all be retiring and are only while supplies last. 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:   XXM77BHN

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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The Stampin’ Up! 2021-2022 Annual Catalog Retiring Lists have posted, and the Last Chance Products Sale has begun!

Click here for a printable PDF list of all retiring items including the discounted prices.

LAST CHANCE PRODUCTS DETAILS

  • All products are available while supplies last, and there are no purchase limits, so order soon (or order now so that you don’t have to worry!) to make sure that you are able to get the items that you are wanting!
  • Discounted items can be added to a Starter Kit and redeemed as a 50% off item or with Stampin’ Rewards.
  • Stamp Sets are not guaranteed during this promotion and are while supplies last.
  • ORDER DEADLINES:  May 2, 2022, at 11:50 PM MT
  • The 2020-2022 In Colors – Cinnamon Cider, Just Jade, Bumblebee, Magenta Madness, and Misty Moonlight will be going away. I HIGHLY encourage you to stock up early on the 2020-2022 In-Color Cardstock, Ink Pads, and Refills as soon as possible, as these items sell out quickly!

Let me know if you have any questions.  Happy shopping!

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Change is Beautiful

Last Day To Subscribe

Growing through life can also mean growing pains. Whether they’re climbing their career ladder or moving out for the first time—change can be simultaneously thrilling and scary—but isn’t that what makes life beautiful? Because new beginnings, after all, are simply new adventures. Let your loved ones know you’ll be there to support them through all of life’s chapters! 

The Change is Beautiful kit contains enough supplies to create 9 stunning cards with a unique folding technique to commemorate moments of change. The designs are inspired by the natural cycles of change found in nature. 

This kit includes:

  • Change is Beautiful Photopolymer Stamp Set
  • Melon Mambo Classic Stampin’ Spot®
  • Printed card bases
  • Printed envelopes
  • Printed, shaped die cuts
  • Iridescent sea glass
  • Dimensionals

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

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Balmy Blue, Basic Black, Bermuda Bay, Crushed Curry, Evening Evergreen, Granny Apple Green, Melon Mambo

SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION

Subscribe to the April Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 March and 10 April at paperpumpkin.com!

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front), 2 X 3″ (sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Basic White Thick Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored & folded at 5 1/2″)
  • Soft Succulent Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front mat), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • 2021-2023 In-Color 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Jar of Flowers

Good Monday morning my stamping friends. How was everyone’s weekend? Hope you were able to take some time for yourself.

Today’s card I used an older set from the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog, using all the new 2021-2023 in-Colors. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Jar of Flowers Photopolymer Stamp Set for today’s card.

My design is from the Just Add Ink Challenge #558.

I also played along with Inspire. Create Challenge #092.

I started by adhering a panel of the 2021-2023 In-Color 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper to a Soft Succulent card base using Stampin’ Seal. I embossed a panel of Basic White cardstock using the Macramé 3D Embossing Folder and adhered it to an Evening Evergreen mat using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the matted panel to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the flower image from the Jar Of Flowers stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I colored the image in using my Evening Evergreen, Fresh Freesia, Pale Papaya, Polished Pink and Soft Succulent Stampin’ Blends Markers. I cut the image out using my Layering Circles Dies. I cut a scalloped circle from a panel of Evening Evergreen cardstock using my Layering Circles Dies and adhered the artwork to the scalloped mat using Stampin’ Seal then to the embossed panel using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I made a small bow using the Fresh Freesia 3/8″ Open Weave Ribbon and adhered it to the artwork using a Glue Dot. I added a few 2021-2023 In-Color Jewels to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Encircled In Friendship Cling Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Ink in the center of a Basic White panel. I adhered a strip of the 2021-2023 In-Color DSP to the bottom of the panel. I adhered the Basic White panel to an Evening Evergreen mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Soft Succulent card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the flower image from the Jar Of Flowers stamp set on the envelope front and colored it the same as I did for the card. I adhered a panel of the 2021-2023 In-Color DSP to the envelope flap.

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

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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:  DRZETK6V

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

 Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

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

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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Stampin’ Up! Connect, Craft & Collect $25 Stampin’ Rewards Bonus!!

This offer ends TODAY, Monday June 14th

From May 4 – June 14, 2021, qualifying Stampin’ Up! orders and parties over $250 will receive $25 in BONUS Stampin’ Rewards!  YAY for more free goodies to kick off a new catalog!!

Stampin’ Rewards can be spent on any merchandise in either of the current catalogs, including the host exclusive items on pages 170-171 in the new Annual Catalog and page 88 in the January-June Mini Catalog!

PROMOTION DATES:  MAY 4 – JUNE 14, 2021

  • Workshop orders, customer orders, and online orders all qualify for the extra $25 in Stampin’ Rewards if they reach the $250 level.
  • The order must reach the qualifying amount of $250 in merchandise prior to shipping and tax.
  • The extra $25 rewards are only valid once per order no matter how high the order total.
  • Starter Kit orders do not qualify for this promotion.
  • Stampin’ Rewards can not be used on a 50% off item.
  • Deadline to submit an order and receive the extra $25 in free Stampin’ Rewards:  June 14, 2021 at 11:50 PM (MT).

If you have any questions or would like me to set up a host code for you to see if you can collect $250 in orders for yourself, please drop me a note at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com.  I’ll be happy to do that for you!

If you have any questions, drop me a note at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com.

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The Adventure Begins

Subscribe June 11 – July 10

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

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

Details

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

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

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

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The January–June 2021 Mini Catalog will be retiring soon! It’s always bittersweet to see a classic Stampin’ Up! catalog take a trip to retirement. But, we’re looking forward to all the new products on their way—and we hope you are, too!

Stock up on your favorite products before they’re gone for good! Save up to 50% on essential craft supplies. What are you waiting for? Start shopping! After all, this selection of Last Chance Products is only available while supplies last.

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

DETAILS

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

SALES PERIOD

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

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

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Introducing The Kits Collection

I’m excited to share with you a new line of creative products called the Kits Collection by Stampin’ Up! They’ve designed beautiful kits and done all the designing and cutting for you – so card making is easier than ever!  Stampin’ Up! has taken the guess work out of creativity and done the hard parts, and you get to do the fun stuff: craft! Each kit is all-inclusive and includes step-by-step instructions, the predesigned projects, preprinted pieces, and even the adhesives you need to complete the projects.

There’s a wide variety of kits for all different occasions, and new kits are being added regularly, so be sure to check back often! This collection even includes 4 kits that don’t require stamping.  This makes a perfect gift for that special someone in your life who wants to be crafty but doesn’t feel confident to stamp!  You can shop the current selection at www.stampinup.com/kits. But hurry! Kits are available only while supplies last! 

Pick the kit that’s right for you.

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The first Stampin’ Up! value statement is this: we care about people first. What does that look like? Caring about people first means treating others with kindness, respect, and equal consideration. It means working together towards a common goal, helping each other through life’s challenges, and celebrating one another’s accomplishments. It means including others, even when we disagree, have contrasting life experiences, or simply see things differently. Caring about people first is our greatest strength!

In honor of this value—and in the spirit of World Diversity Day—we’d like to celebrate what makes us unique through what brings us together: creativity! The United Through Creativity Digital Download features inclusive, multicultural, and multilingual sentiments and illustrations that represent the multiple markets Stampin’ Up! engages with. And, it’s FREE for all!

We hope you’ll join us in celebrating our one-of-a-kind community through the unifying force of creativity!

  • The elements featured in the United Through Creativity Digital Download were created in the spirit of World Diversity Day—a day for each of us to join together and understand the value of cultural diversity throughout the world. And, to celebrate our unique community of crafters!
  • We celebrate the diversity of the Stampin’ Up! family every day! In the United Through Creativity Digital Download, you’ll see a variety of illustrations, sentiments, and other elements that represent each of our marvelous markets and more.
  • Print your favorite pieces and use them to create cards, scrapbook pages, and other paper projects! We hope you’ll enjoy celebrating diversity, connection, community, and creativity with this sweet selection of inclusive, multicultural, and multilingual elements.
  • Don’t be shy—share what you’ve made! When sharing to social media, use the hashtags #UnitedThroughCreativity and #DiversityDay. We can’t wait to see your creations!
  • Speaking of sharing, spread the word! Let’s celebrate what makes us unique through what brings us together: creativity!
  • Click on the image below for your free Digital Download

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 3″ X 4 1/4″ (embossed panel), 3″ X 3″ (artwork), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Evening Evergreen Cardstock 3 1/8″ X 4 3/8″ (embossed panel mat), 3″ x 3″ (artwork mat), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Soft Succulent Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″)
  • 2021-2023 In-Color 6X6 Designer Series Paper 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front), 2 1/2″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Fresh Freesia Color and Contour

Good Sunday morning my stamping friends. How is everyone’s weekend going? Hope you are all making the best of it and having some fun.

Today’s card uses some of the 2021-2023 In-Colors. I’m really loving these new colors this year. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Color & Contour Bundle for my card along with the beautiful 2021-2023 In-Color Shimmer Vellum Paper.

I played along with Festive Friday Challenge #084. I have Green, Die Cuts & Flowers.

I started by stamping the outline flower image from the Stampin’ Up! Color & Contour Photopolymer Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the panel of Basic White cardstock. I stamped the flower fill image in Fresh Freesia Ink over the outline image. I cut the flower out using the Scalloped Contours Dies. I cut the middle scallop frame from Scalloped Contours Dies from the Basic White panel. Using my Blending Brushes, I added some Soft Succulent Ink on the scalloped frame. I stamped the sentiment from the Color & Contour stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the bottom of the frame. I adhered the flower to the frame using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I embossed a panel of the 2021-2023 In-Color Shimmer Vellum Paper using the Pretty Flowers Embossing Folder. I adhered the Vellum panel to a Soft Succulent mat using Multipurpose Liquid Glue just behind where I was putting the frame. I adhered the matted card front to a Fresh Freesia card base using Stampin’ Seal.

I adhered a length of Soft Succulent 3/8″ Open Weave Ribbon to the card front using Glue Dots. I adhered the artwork over the ribbon using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few 2021-2023 In-Color Jewels to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Love What You Do Photopolymer Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I stamped the flower image from the Color & Contour stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink to the side of the sentiment. I stamped the flower fill color in Fresh Freesia Ink over the outline image. I adhered a strip of the 2021-2023 In-Color Shimmer Vellum Paper to the bottom of the panel using Stampin’ Seal only on the sides. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Soft Succulent mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Fresh Freesia card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the outline flower image from the Color & Contour stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the envelope front. I stamped the flower fill image in Fresh Freesia Ink. I adhered a panel of the 2021-2023 In-Color 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper to the envelope flap.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today. I hope you liked my card and will give it a try. 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: QH7JDXHB

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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Stampin’ Up! Join + Promotion May 4-31 

May is a fabulous time to join Stampin’ Up! because you’ll get even MORE FREE products in your customizable Starter Kit!  From May 4–31, you will get $125 USD  $155 worth of products for only $99 + free business supplies + free shipping + all the fun being a part of Stampin’ Up!!

PROMOTION DATES: 4–31 MAY 2021

  • New demonstrators who purchase their Starter Kit between May 4 and May 31 will be able to redeem $155 of Starter Kit eligible products for $99.
  • New demonstrators who submit their Independent Demonstrator Agreement (IDA) before May 4 or after May 31 will not be eligible for this offer.
  • A new demonstrator can select any eligible Stampin’ Up! products up to the stated value.
  •  The Starter Kit also includes business resources like catalogs, brochures, order forms, and postcards at no additional charge.
  • The Starter Kit also includes a FREE past Paper Pumpkin kit.
  • The Starter Kit promotion begins May 4.
  • Deadline to purchase the Starter Kit and receive the extra $30 in free products:  May 31, 2021 at 11:50 PM (MT).

In addition to the amazing added value to the Starter Kit, when you join Stampin’ Up! you get to be a part of our amazing community of crafters!  Plus, you get to enjoy sharing simple and fun crafting experiences with others, early access to products, and exclusive access to training events!  Demonstrators also get at least a 20% discount on all of the products that they purchase and there is no requirement to sell to anyone.  There is no risk and no penalty if you decide that being a Demonstrator isn’t right for you.  With this great deal, there is no reason not to join in May!!

If you have any questions about joining or being a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, please drop me a note at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com. If you want to read more about becoming a Demonstrator and the benefits of joining, head over to my Stampin’ Up! page HERE. I’d LOVE to have you on my team!!

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Expressions In Color

Subscribe May11 – June 10

Dream and discover In Color! With the Expressions In Color Paper Pumpkin Kit, you’ll be introduced to our intriguing collection of In Colors for 2021–2023—and, you’ll find a familiar shade from our 2020–2022 In Color selection. This month’s ink-credible kit contains enough elements to create nine cards—and coordinating envelopes—including ink-stained paper pieces, an exclusive stamp set, and not one, but two Classic Stampin’ Spots! And, it all comes in a cute, colorful, and collectible box.

What are In Colors, anyway? In Colors consist of a limited-edition collection of colors. We come up with a new collection every year, and we release it around the same time as the release of our annual catalog! In each In Color collection, we’ll offer ink, paper, markers, and more. The catch? They’re only available to purchase for a period of two years, so stock up on your favorite In Color supplies while you can!

With the Expressions In Color kit, you can explore and experiment with our 2020–2022 and 2021–2023 In Color collections. Make a splash with awe-inspiring, ink-stained artistry!

Details

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 designs—and coordinating envelopes. This all-inclusive kit includes printed card bases, die-cut paper pieces, embellishments, adhesive, and more!
  • Card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm)
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2″ x 5-3/4″ (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  • Coordinating colors: Bumblebee, Evening Evergreen, Fresh Freesia, Polished Pink
  • As always, this month’s kit features an exclusive stamp set. But, this month’s kit also includes not one, but two Classic Stampin’ Spots!
  • Comes in a cute, colorful, and collectible box.
  • Coordinates with products from the Expressions in Ink Suite (US | CA) (item #155459).

Subscribe to the June 2021 Paper Pumpkin Kit—Expressions In Color—between 11 May and 10 June at paperpumpkin.com!

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

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Stampin’ Up! Connect, Craft & Collect $25 Stampin’ Rewards Bonus May 4 – June 14!!

From May 4 – June 14, 2021, qualifying Stampin’ Up! orders and parties over $250 will receive $25 in BONUS Stampin’ Rewards!  YAY for more free goodies to kick off a new catalog!!

Stampin’ Rewards can be spent on any merchandise in either of the current catalogs, including the host exclusive items on pages 170-171 in the new Annual Catalog and page 88 in the January-June Mini Catalog!

PROMOTION DATES:  MAY 4 – JUNE 14, 2021

  • Workshop orders, customer orders, and online orders all qualify for the extra $25 in Stampin’ Rewards if they reach the $250 level.
  • The order must reach the qualifying amount of $250 in merchandise prior to shipping and tax.
  • The extra $25 rewards are only valid once per order no matter how high the order total.
  • Starter Kit orders do not qualify for this promotion.
  • Stampin’ Rewards can not be used on a 50% off item.
  • Deadline to submit an order and receive the extra $25 in free Stampin’ Rewards:  June 14, 2021 at 11:50 PM (MT).

If you have any questions or would like me to set up a host code for you to see if you can collect $250 in orders for yourself, please drop me a note at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com.  I’ll be happy to do that for you!

Looking For The BEST Deal???

Join during May AND then place an order of $250+!!  You can “double dip” and get $30 additional free merchandise with your Starter Kit AND $25 extra in host cash to spend when you place orders of $250+ before June 14!!

If you have any questions, drop me a note at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (artwork), 3 3/4″ X 5″ (inner liner)
  • Fresh Freesia Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″)
  • Soft Succulent Cardstock 2 – 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front and inner liner mats)
  • 2021-2023 In-Color Shimmer Vellum Paper 3 3/4″ X 5″ (card front), 1″ x 3 3/4″ (inner liner)
  • 2021-2023 In-Color 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 2 1/2″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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