Stampin’ Up! Winter Dressed To Impress

Good Sunday morning my stamping friends. How is everyone’s weekend going? It warmed up here this weekend a bit. I thought with the weather last week that we were going to get an early winter.

For today’s card I pulled out one of my favorite sets from the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog. A coworker asked me to make a good friend of hers a birthday card with shoes on it and she said her favorite colors were blues and purples. Here’s what I came up with.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Dressed To Impress Photopolymer Stamp Set along with the Snowflake Splendor Designer Series Paper.

My design is from the Freshly Made Sketches Challenge #462. Here is their sketch.

I also played along with the Double ‘D’ Challenge. Their theme is Winter Blues. Here is their mood board.

I started by adhering a panel of Snowflake Splendor DSP to a Misty Moonlight card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I cut a stitched square out using the Stitched Shapes Dies. I stamped the smudge image from the Dressed To Impress stamp set in Misty Moonlight Ink, stamped off twice, in the center of the square. On a small panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the shoe image from the Dressed To Impress stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink twice. I colored the shoes in using my Misty Moonlight Stampin’ Blends Markers and cut the images out using my All Dressed Up Dies. I brushed Clear Wink of Stella on the shoes to give them a shimmer. I adhered the bottom shoe to the stitched square using Glue Dots and the top shoe using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I cut another stitched square out of a panel of Misty Moonlight cardstock using my Stitched Shapes Dies. I stamped the sentiment from Dressed To Impress stamp set in Versamark Ink on the top of the square. I immediately sprinkled it with my White Stampin’ Emboss Powder and set it using my Heat Tool.

I cut one last stitched square out of a panel of Purple Posy cardstock using my Stitched Shapes Dies. I embossed the panel using my Winter Snow Embossing Folder. I adhered the Purple Posy Square down first using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the Misty Moonlight square next using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the square with the shoes on the top of the other 2 using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Rhinestone Basic Jewels to the card front.

On the inside I stamped 2 sentiments in the center of a Whisper White Panel in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink. One of the sentiments is from the Stampin’ Up! Strong & Beautiful Cling Stamp Set and the other is from the Stampin’ Up! Peaceful Moments Cling Stamp Set. I stamped the shoe image from the Dressed To Impress stamp set twice on the bottom of the panel. I colored the shoes in using my Misty Moonlight Stampin’ Blends Markers and brushed them with Clear Wink of Stella. I stamped the flower image from the Dressed To Impress stamp set on the top of the panel in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink and colored it in using my Just Jade and Purple Posy Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Purple Posy mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Misty Moonlight card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope. I stamped the shoe and flower image from the Dressed To Impress stamp set on the bottom front of the envelope in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink. I colored the images in using my Just Jade, Misty Moonlight and Purple Posy Stampin’ Blends Markers. I brushed Clear Wink of Stella on the shoes. I adhered a panel of Snowflake Splendor 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: 9XYYG2ZU

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 in the 2020-2021 Annual 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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TUESDAY NOVEMBER 24TH ONLY, FOR 24 HOURS!!!

MERRY & BRIGHT ONLINE EXTRAVAGANZA!!

Stampin’ Up! is doing an Online Extravaganza event on Tuesday, November 24 ONLY and you’ll be able to save 10% on nearly all items from the 2020–2021 Annual Catalog!

Sale details:

  • Sale starts at 12:01 AM MT on Tuesday, November 24
  • Sale ends at 11:50 PM MT on Tuesday, November 24
  • Nearly all 2020–2021 Annual Catalog items are eligible for the 10% discount. Exclusions apply, see the exclusions list below.

Get your lists ready and order early on the 24th so that you don’t miss out!  This is a one day only sale!!  Now is a great time to pick up gifts for your crafty friends and family (and a few for yourself too!!) for the holidays AND get them on sale! Bundles are already discounted at 10% off, if you purchase a bundle you will get an additional 10% off. Don’t forget to use my current Host Code for an additional gift from me.

Click here to open a printable PDF of the excluded items list.  Otherwise ALL other items from the 2020-2021 Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog are included in the sale!

GET THOSE SHOPPING LISTS READY TO GO!

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Beary Comforting

Subscribe November 11-December 10

If you haven’t heard already, Paper Pumpkin is our monthly One-Stop Box™ that offers a wide variety of unique papercrafting projects for subscribers of any skill level! These themed, all-inclusive craft kits encourage customers to explore their creativity, try new techniques, and discover their potential in papercrafting.

December’s cute and cuddly Paper Pumpkin kit—called “Beary Comforting”—is designed to uplift your loved ones as this beary tough year finally comes to a close. After a year like 2020, we all could use a big bear hug! With the help of this bear-themed kit, you can create 12 unbearably cute cards featuring warm and fuzzy friends, sweet stamps, and meaningful messages. Near or far, send your friends and family the extra comfort, love, and encouragement they need with this month’s Paper Pumpkin kit!

ABOUT THE DECEMBER KIT

Details

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create 12 cards and coordinating envelopes.
  • Card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm)
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2″ x 5-3/4″ (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  • Coordinating colors: Basic Gray, Calypso Coral, Cinnamon Cider, Daffodil Delight, Rich Razzleberry, Soft Sea Foam, Whisper White

SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION

Subscribe to the December 2020 Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 November and 10 December at paperpumpkin.com!

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

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FREE Bonus Quite Curvy and Curvy Christmas Project Tutorials With Videos When You Purchase The Bundle From Me!!

A group of us worked together to create five awesome tutorials using the Stampin’ Up! Curvy Celebrations special release products with video tutorials!  You can get this set of exclusive tutorials when you purchase either the Quite Curvy Variety Bundle (item 158396) or the Quite Curvy Bundle (item 156228) from me between now and January 4!

If your order is $50 or greater and includes either of these bundles, you will get this set of tutorials in addition to the monthly online class tutorials AND your $10 thank you gift!  And you’ll also earn my Creative Stamping Designs Reward Points!

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Misty Moonlight Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″), 2 1/4″ X 2 1/4″ (card front sentiment panel)
  • Purple Posy Cardstock 2 1/4″ X 2 1/4″ (card front embossed panel), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 2 1/4″ X 2 1/4″ (artwork), 1 1/2″ X 3 1/2″ (shoes), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Snowflake Splendor Designer Series Paper 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! All Dressed To Impress CAS

Good Saturday morning my stamping friends.  How has everyone’s weekend started off?  We are having a beautiful spring day here.  They actually did open the parks today, but not the playgrounds.  I’m thinking since I have the day off and it’s so nice out, I may take my little fur baby and head out for a nice long walk.

For today I have a very quick and easy card for you using some retiring DSP and a stamp set and dies that are carrying over to the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog.  Here’s my card.

My design is from CAS Colour & Sketch Challenge #368.  Here is their sketch.

I adhered a 2 panels of Best Dressed Designer Series Paper to a panel of Whisper White cardstock using Snail.

I wrapped a piece of the Mint macaron 1/8″ Sheer Linen Ribbon around where the DSP meets in the middle and tied a bow.  I adhered the panel to a Whisper White card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a small panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Dressed To Impress Photopolymer Stamp Set in Pretty Peacock Ink.  I cut the sentiment out using the All Dressed Up Dies and adhered it over the ribbon using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  Just a reminder that although this set is carrying over to the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog, the bundle price is not.  If you purchase this set now as a bundle you can save yourself 10%.   I added a couple Purple Posy 2019-2021 In-Color Faceted Dots on either side of the sentiment.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Peaceful Moments Cling Stamp Set in Pretty Peacock Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the flower images from the Dressed To Impress stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on 2 of the corners of the panel.  I colored the flowers in using my Mint Macaron and Purple Posy Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Mint Macaron mat using Snail and then to the inside of the Whisper White card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the flower image from the Dressed To Impress stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on the bottom front of the envelope.  I colored the images in using my Mint Macaron and Purple Posy Stampin ‘ Blends Markers.  I adhered a panel of Best Dressed 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: KBMV24AJ

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 item valued up to $10.00 in either the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog or the 2020 January-June 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.

The Clearance Rack has been updated.  Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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THINGS ARE GOING FAST.  IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN ANY OF THE RETIRING ITEMS, DON’T WALK, RUN OVER TO GRAB THEM WHILE YOU STILL CAN.

2019-2020 Annual Catalog and Mini Catalog Retiring List

Let me know if you have any questions about the retiring lists!  You can also download copies of the full retiring lists in PDF Form here:

  • Click here to get a copy of the full retiring list from the 2019-20 Annual Catalog.  The font is super tiny, so you’ll need to zoom out to read it!
  • Click here to get a copy of the full retiring list from the January-June 2020 Mini Catalog.  The font is super tiny, so you’ll need to zoom out to read it!

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The Ornate Garden Suite available NOW.  Click HERE or on the image below to see a printable PDF of all the fabulous items available in the suite.

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MAKING A DIFFERENCE: COVID-19 PRODUCT GIVEBACK

Stampin’ Up! is committed to making a difference in our global communities and caring about people first. As part of our Making a Difference program we’re offering a product giveback opportunity to support organizations that are helping COVID-19 frontline responders and communities vulnerable to the pandemic.

You can purchase the Share Sunshine PDF Download and we will donate 100% of the proceeds to COVID-19 efforts.

The Share Sunshine PDF Download is a digital stamp set that’s packed with both lighthearted and heartfelt sentiments and imagery relevant to the unique COVID-19 and social distancing situation we’re currently experiencing–including many ideas that came from you!  You can use the download in your cardmaking and papercrafting projects. Simply print the imagery on cardstock and cut it out using our Paper Trimmer, punches, or dies. Since we are physically distanced from each other, now is a perfect time to share sunshine with our friends and family by sending cards!

  • Product: Share Sunshine PDF Download. Buy it here!
  • Price: $12.00 USD
  • Dates: April 28 – June 2, 2020 or later; if the offer period extends beyond June 2, we’ll let you know

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Mint Macaron Cardstock 4 1/8″ X 5 /3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″), 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 4′ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner), 3″ X 1″ (sentiment)
  • Best Dressed Designer Series Paper 1 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (bottom card front panel), 2 3/4″ X 5 1/2″ (top card front panel), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Kindness is Always in Style

Good Wednesday morning my stamping friends.  How is everyone doing today?  Has anyone been able to start gardening or getting yard work done with all this time being home?  It’s still a little early here to plant flowers, but we did have to start cutting our lawn already and I’ve done some clean up.  We had a couple nights that we got frost again and that damaged some of my plants.  I’m hoping they come back when it warms up.

Today’s card is another version of a card I did last Thursday.  You can see that card here.  That card was a portrait card and I had 2 pieces of DSP left over so I thought I’d use it up making a landscape card.  Here’s my card for today.

I started by very lightly tacking the 2 panels of Best Dressed Designer Series Paper to the Pretty Peacock cardstock with Snail.  Using my Paper Trimmer, I cut all the panels at the same time on a slight angle.  I adhered the 2 pieces of Best Dressed DSP that I wanted, to the Pretty Peacock mat using Snail.  I adhered the matted panels to a Petal Pink card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue and then to a Thick Whisper White card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a small panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the perfume bottle image from the Stampin’ Up! Dressed To Impress Photopolymer Stamp Set, which I colored just the outline using my Pretty Peacock Stampin’ Write Marker.  I stamped the sentiment from the Dressed To Impress stamp set in Pretty Peacock Ink in the center of the bottle image.  I cut the image out using my All Dressed Up Dies.

I adhered the artwork to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I tied a bow using the Old Olive/Pretty Peacock 3/8″ Reversible Ribbon and adhered it to the bottle using a Glue Dot.  I added a few Pearl Basic Jewels to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Dressed To Impress stamp set in Pretty Peacock Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the perfume bottle image from the Dressed To Impress stamp set, which I colored just the outline using my Pretty Peacock Stampin’ Write Marker, on the bottom of the panel.  I stamped the flower image from the Dressed To Impress stamp set in Pretty Peacock Ink inside the bottle image.  I stamped the color fill image from the Dressed To Impress stamp set in Petal Pink Ink over the flower image.  I stamped the small dot image from the Dressed To Impress stamp set on either side of the sentiment in Petal Pink Ink.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Petal Pink mat using Snail and then to the inside of the Thick Whisper White card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the perfume bottle image from the Dressed To Impress stamp set, which I colored just the outline using my Pretty Peacock Stampin’ Write Marker, on the envelope front.  I stamped the flower image from the Dressed To Impress stamp set inside the bottle image in Pretty Peacock Ink.  I stamped the color fill image from the Dressed To Impress stamp set in Petal Pink Ink on top of the flower.  I adhered a panel of Best Dressed 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.  Enjoy the rest of your weekend.  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: 6WETZ6WW

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 item valued up to $10.00 in either the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog or the 2020 January-June 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.

The Clearance Rack has been updated.  Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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MAY 2020 PAPER PUMPKIN:

DESIGNED WITH (IN) COLOR IN MIND

SUBSCRIBE APRIL 11- MAY 10

The Paper Pumpkin team loves planning fun surprises, so we’ve been VERY excited to let you know what we have in store for the month of May: a fabulous kit featuring 2020–2022 In Colors, plus Purple Posy, an In Color from the 2019–2021 collection. This means that as Paper Pumpkin subscribers, you will be first to get your hands on new In Color products. And that’s just the beginning of things to love about this kit!

A Kit In Color

  • Kit contains supplies for 12 cards and envelopes
  • 8 cards are traditional size
    • 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)
  • 4 cards are note card size
    • Notecard size: 5″ x 3-1/2″ (12.7 x 8.9 cm)
    • Envelope size: 5-1/8″ x 3-5/8″ (13 x 9.2 cm)

Coordinating Colors: Four NEW In Colors plus Purple Posy from the 2019–2021 In Color collection. (The new In Colors will be introduced on April 24.)

  • Subscribe for the May 2020 Paper Pumpkin kit from April 11–May 10 at paperpumpkin.com.
  • Supplies may be limited toward the end of the subscription period.
  • The In Color reveal happens April 24, so stay tuned!

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The Ornate Garden Suite available NOW.  Click HERE or on the image below to see a printable PDF of all the fabulous items available in the suite.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Petal Pink Cardstock 2 – 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front and inner liner mat)
  • Pretty Peacock Cardstock 3 3/4″ X 5″ (card front DSP mats)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner), 2″ X 1 1/2″ (artwork)
  • Thick Whisper White Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″)
  • Best Dressed Designer Series Paper 2 – 3 5/8″ X 4 3/4″ (card front), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Hello Fabulous! for Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Good Thursday morning my stamping friends and welcome to the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop. How is everyone doing today? Hope you are all staying heathly, we’re all good here. If you are hopping over from Akiko, thank you for stopping by my blog. Be sure to take a moment to hop around to see everyone’s beautiful projects today. This week we had a Color Challenge, here are the colors we got to work with.  I just love this color combo.

Here’s what I came up with for these colors.

My design is from Sunday Stamps Challenge #228.  Here is their sketch.

I started by very lightly tacking the 2 panels of Best Dressed Designer Series Paper to the Blackberry Bliss cardstock with Snail.  Using my Paper Trimmer, I cut all the panels at the same time on a slight angle.  I adhered the 2 pieces of Best Dressed DSP that I wanted, to the Blackberry Bliss mat using Snail.  I adhered the matted panels to a Thick Whisper White card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Dressed To Impress Photopolymer Stamp Set in Blackberry Bliss Ink.  I cut the sentiment out using the 2nd smallest oval from the Stitched Shapes Dies.  On the same panel of Whisper White cardstock, I stamped the perfume bottle and lipstick images from the Dressed To Impress stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  I colored the perfume bottle in using my Purple Posy Stampin’ Blends Markers.  To get the darker purple around the outside of the bottle, I colored it over multiple times.  I colored the lipstick image in using my Blackberry Bliss and Smoky Slate Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I cut the images out using my All Dressed Up Dies.  I added some Clear Wink of Stella to the images to give it a little shimmer.

I adhered the cut images to the sentiment oval using Glue Dots.  It’s hard to see in the photo, but I adhered some Rose Metallic Thread to the back of the artwork then adhered the artwork to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added a few Purple Posy 2019-2021 Faceted Dots to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Dressed To Impress stamp set in Blackberry Bliss Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the perfume bottle and lipstick images from the Dressed To Impress stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on the bottom of the panel.  I stamped the lipstick smudge image, (not real sure that’s what it’s supposed to be but it fit), from the Dressed To Impress stamp set in Blackberry Bliss Ink.  I colored the images in using my Blackberry Bliss, Purple Posy and Smoky Slate Stampin’ Blends Markers and added a little Clear Wink of Stella to the images.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Blackberry Bliss mat using Snail and then to the inside of the Thick Whisper White card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the perfume bottle and lipstick images from the Dressed To Impress stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on the envelope front.  I stamped the lipstick smudge image from the Dressed to impress stamp set in Blackberry Bliss Ink on the envelope front.  I colored the images in using my Blackberry Bliss, Purple Posy and Smoky Slate Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered a panel of Best Dressed DSP to the envelope flap.

Thank you for visiting 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 all our projects today. If you click on the Next Blog button, you’ll go to Amy’s page. Or you can just click on the names below to go directly to all the blogs! Happy Hopping!!

Eva Dobilas: Not Hopping
Karen Ksenzakovic:  You Are Here

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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: 6WETZ6WW

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 item valued up to $10.00 in either the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog or the 2020 January-June 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.

The Clearance Rack has been updated.  Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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MAY 2020 PAPER PUMPKIN:

DESIGNED WITH (IN) COLOR IN MIND

SUBSCRIBE APRIL 11- MAY 10

The Paper Pumpkin team loves planning fun surprises, so we’ve been VERY excited to let you know what we have in store for the month of May: a fabulous kit featuring 2020–2022 In Colors, plus Purple Posy, an In Color from the 2019–2021 collection. This means that as Paper Pumpkin subscribers, you will be first to get your hands on new In Color products. And that’s just the beginning of things to love about this kit!

A Kit In Color

  • Kit contains supplies for 12 cards and envelopes
  • 8 cards are traditional size
    • 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)
  • 4 cards are note card size
    • Notecard size: 5″ x 3-1/2″ (12.7 x 8.9 cm)
    • Envelope size: 5-1/8″ x 3-5/8″ (13 x 9.2 cm)

Coordinating Colors: Four NEW In Colors plus Purple Posy from the 2019–2021 In Color collection. (The new In Colors will be introduced on April 24.)

  • Subscribe for the May 2020 Paper Pumpkin kit from April 11–May 10 at paperpumpkin.com.
  • Supplies may be limited toward the end of the subscription period.
  • The In Color reveal happens April 24, so stay tuned!

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INKIN’ KREW ORNATE GARDEN FACEBOOK EVENT – SATURDAY APRIL 18TH

Our team is hosting a fun event on Facebook this Saturday, April 18 from 1:00 PM ET until around 6:00 PM ET!

We’ll be sharing projects created with this pretty suite of products with you throughout the afternoon via Live videos and photos!

We’re setting up a Facebook page for the event and we’ll be opening it up on Thursday, April 16.  I’ll be sharing a link to the page on my blog and on my business Facebook page then so keep an eye out for the invitation coming soon!

Everyone is welcome to join us!  We look forward to sharing this beautiful suite of products with you!!

Let me know if you have questions.  See you all then!

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The Ornate Garden Suite available NOW.  Click HERE or on the image below to see a printable PDF of all the fabulous items available in the suite.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Blackberry Bliss Cardstock 3 3/4″ X 5″ (card front DSP mats), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 4″ x 5 1/4″ (inner liner), 4 3/8″ X 3″ (artwork)
  • Thick Whisper White Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″)
  • Best Dressed Designer Series Paper 2 – 3 5/8″ X 4 3/4″ (card front), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Dressed To Impress CAS

Good Saturday morning mu stamping friends.  How is your weekend going so far?  I have to work for a couple hours this morning.  We’re taking shifts so that no one is exposed for too long a time to the public.  They have set up what looks like an Ice Hockey penalty box for us and have marked the floor where customers have to stand to wait to be checked out.  Our owner/manager is doing everything to protect us and stay open at the same time.

I have a quick and easy CAS card for you today using the Stampin’ Up! Dressed To Impress Bundle.   Here’s today’s card.

My sketch is from Inspire.Create. Challenge #065.  Here is their sketch.

My colors were inspired by Color Throwdown Challenge #586.  Here are their colors.

I started by adhering a panel of the Best Dressed 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper to a Gorgeous Grape card base using Snail.  I adhered a strip of the Best Dressed 6 X 6 DSP to a Gorgeous Grape mat using Snail and then to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a thin strip of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Dressed To Impress Photopolymer Stamp Set in Gorgeous Grape Ink.  Using my Banner Triple Punch I made a banner out of the strip and adhered it to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a small panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the lipstick image from the Dressed To Impress stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  I colored the image in using my Dark Lovely Lipstick, Dark Petal Pink and Smoky Slate Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I added some Clear Wink of Stella to give it a little shimmer.  I cut the image out using my All Dressed Up Dies and adhered the image to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals and a Glue Dot.  I added a few Gorgeous Grape Glitter Enamel Dots to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Strong & Beautiful Cling Stamp Set in Gorgeous Grape Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the lipstick image from the Dressed To Impress stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on the bottom of the panel and colored it in using my Dark Lovely Lipstick, Dark Petal Pink and Smoky Slate Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered the panel to the inside of the Gorgeous Grape card base using Snail.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the lipstick image from the Dressed To Impress stamp set on the bottom of the envelope front.  I colored the images in using my Dark Lovely Lipstick, Dark Petal Pink and Smoky Slate Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered a panel of the Best Dressed 6 X 6 DSP to the envelope flap.

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: 6WETZ6WW

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 item valued up to $10.00 in either the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog or the 2020 January-June 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.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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The Ornate Garden Suite will be available starting April 1st.  Don’t want to wait, you can get it now as a demonstrator.  If you are interested in joining my team, just email me at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com and I’ll be happy to help you.  Click HERE or on the image below to see a printable PDF of all the fabulous items available in the suite.

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APRIL 2020 PAPER PUMPKIN:  MY WONDERFUL FAMILY

SUBSCRIBE MARCH 11-APRIL 10

At Paper Pumpkin, we believe in making a difference—especially when it comes to helping you build relationships through papercrafting. For April, we created a fun, family appreciation themed card kit that would make it easy for you to share your hearts with those you love most: mom, dad, daughter, son, sister, and brother. April’s kit even includes Mother’s Day and Father’s Day sentiments, giving you the perfect way to show your appreciation for beloved parents on their special days with a beautiful, handmade card.
One more thing about this “fam-tastic” kit: The Paper Pumpkin team knows that everyone’s clan is unique. With that in mind, we provided sentiments that would include anyone in your life who feels like family; for instance, “brothers” and “sisters” who have helped you along the journey of life.

About the April Kit: 

  • Kit contains supplies for 8 cards and envelopes
  • 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: Crushed Curry, Early Espresso, Melon Mambo, Mint Macaron, Pear Pizzazz, Shaded Spruce, Soft Sea Foam

Subscribe for the April Paper Pumpkin kit from March 11–April 10 at paperpumpkin.com. Supplies may be limited toward the end of the subscription period

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Gorgeous Grape Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″), 1″ X 5 3/8″ (DSP mat on card front)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 7/8″ X 4 1/4″ (sentiment), 1″ X 2 1/2″ (artwork), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Best Dressed 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front), 7/8″ X 5 3/8″ (strip on card front), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Best Dressed To Impress Birthday

Good Tuesday morning my fellow stampers.  How has everyone’s week started off?  I was informed yesterday that the doors to the store will be locked to the public for a couple weeks.  Even though I don’t deal with the public daily, the work I do does.  So, I’ve got extra time on my hands to craft for a bit, do my spring cleaning and get things done that I’ve put off doing.  I hope everyone is staying healthy, staying home and crafting a lot!!

For today’s card I used a new to me bundle, the Stampin’ Up! Dressed To Impress Bundle.  When I first saw this one, I thought I’d never use it.  Once I got it, I LOVE it.  I can’t wait to play with all the other images.  Did you ever make a card and as you are creating it you just know exactly who it will be for?  That was today’s card.  I didn’t start off making it for anyone in mind, but as I was creating I just know who I want to send this one to.  I just have to wait for her birthday to get here.  Here’s my card for today.

My design was from Just Add Ink Challenge #497.  Here’s their sketch.

I also joined in with TGIF Challenge #256.  They have a Suite Inspiration Challenge.  Here’s their challenge.

I started by adhering a panel of the Best Dressed Designer Series Paper to a Blackberry Bliss mat using Snail. I then adhered it to a Purple Posy card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I cut a square panel of Whisper White cardstock using my Stitched Shapes Dies.  I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Dressed To Impress Photopolymer Stamp Set in Blackberry Bliss Ink on the top of the panel.  I stamped the watercolor image from the Dressed To Impress stamp set in Blackberry Bliss Ink, stamping off once, below the sentiment.  I adhered the panel to a Blackberry Bliss mat using Snail.  On a scrap panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped 2 of the shoe image from the Dressed To Impress stamp set in Basic Gray Ink.  I colored the shoes in using my Purple Posy Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I cut the images out using my All Dressed Up Dies and brushed them with my Clear Wink of Stella to give them a little glimmer.  I adhered the shoes to the stitched square Whisper White panel using Glue Dots and Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.  Using my Stitched Rectangle Dies I cut a panel of the Best Dressed DSP and a small panel of Purple Posy cardstock.  I embossed the Purple Posy rectangle using my Ornate Floral 3D Embossing Folder and adhered it to a Blackberry Bliss mat using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I adhered the Best Dressed DSP rectangle to a Blackberry Bliss mat using Snail.

I started at the bottom and adhered the matted DSP first to the card front using Snail.  I then adhered the embossed panel using Glue Dots on top of the DSP panel.  Last I adhered the artwork to the top using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added a few Rhinestone Basic Jewels, which I colored using my Dark Blackberry Bliss Stampin’ Blends Marker, to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Dressed To Impress stamp set in Blackberry Bliss Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Peaceful Moments Cling Stamp Set in Blackberry Bliss Ink below the 1st sentiment.  I stamped another one of the watercolor images from the Dressed To Impress stamp set in Blackberry Bliss Ink, stamping off once, over the sentiments.  I stamped the shoe image from the Dressed To Impress stamp set twice on the bottom of the panel in Basic Gray Ink and colored them in using my Purple Pose Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I added  some Clear Wink of Stella to the shoes for some glimmer.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Blackberry Bliss mat using Snail and then to the inside of the Purple Posy card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the shoe image from the Dressed To Impress stamp set in Basic Gray Ink on the bottom of the envelope front twice and colored them in using my Purple Posy Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I added a little Clear Wink of Stella for some glimmer.  I adhered a panel of Best Dressed 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: 6WETZ6WW

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 item valued up to $10.00 in either the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog or the 2020 January-June 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.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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The Ornate Garden Suite will be available starting April 1st.  Don’t want to wait, you can get it now as a demonstrator.  If you are interested in joining my team, just email me at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com and I’ll be happy to help you.  Click HERE or on the image below to see a printable PDF of all the fabulous items available in the suite.

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APRIL 2020 PAPER PUMPKIN:  MY WONDERFUL FAMILY

SUBSCRIBE MARCH 11-APRIL 10

At Paper Pumpkin, we believe in making a difference—especially when it comes to helping you build relationships through papercrafting. For April, we created a fun, family appreciation themed card kit that would make it easy for you to share your hearts with those you love most: mom, dad, daughter, son, sister, and brother. April’s kit even includes Mother’s Day and Father’s Day sentiments, giving you the perfect way to show your appreciation for beloved parents on their special days with a beautiful, handmade card.
One more thing about this “fam-tastic” kit: The Paper Pumpkin team knows that everyone’s clan is unique. With that in mind, we provided sentiments that would include anyone in your life who feels like family; for instance, “brothers” and “sisters” who have helped you along the journey of life.

About the April Kit: 

  • Kit contains supplies for 8 cards and envelopes
  • 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: Crushed Curry, Early Espresso, Melon Mambo, Mint Macaron, Pear Pizzazz, Shaded Spruce, Soft Sea Foam

Subscribe for the April Paper Pumpkin kit from March 11–April 10 at paperpumpkin.com. Supplies may be limited toward the end of the subscription period

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Blackberry Bliss Cardstock 2 – 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front & inner liner mats), 2 7/8″ X 1 1/2″, 1 3/4″ X 1 1/4″, 2 1/4″ X 2 1/4″ (layering panels mats)
  • Purple Posy Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″), 2″ X 1 1/2″ (card front panel)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 2 1/2″ X 2 1/2″ (artwork panel), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Best Dressed Designer Series Paper 4′ X 5 1/4″ (card front), 1 1/2″ X 3″ (card front panel), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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