Stampin’ Up! Oceanfront Sympathy

Good Wednesday morning my stamping friends. Happy June!! Here we go starting another month and I feel like I’ve missed most of May. We’re halfway through the week and on our way to the weekend. It’s supposed to cool off a little here over the next few days. When I got in my car yesterday to fun some errands, the temp said it was 101. That was with my card in the shade. I believe today is only supposed to hit 75 out.

Today’s card is one of those cards you don’t really like to make, but at times have to. Someone very dear and close to me passed over the weekend. I have so many wonderful memories from my childhood. My uncle was a wonderful man, caring and generous. Our families used to go on vacation together every summer for 2-3weeks. We’d laugh till our sides hurt. He will be missed but will always be in my heart. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Oceanfront Photopolymer Stamp Set along with the Stampin’ Up! Nature’s Harvest Cling Stamp Set for my card today.

I started by stamping the wheat grass and sand images from the Oceanfront stamp set in Sahara Sand Ink on a Sahara Sand card front. I embossed the card front using the Painted Texture 3D Embossing Folder and adhered it to a Sahara Sand card base.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock, using the Oceanfront stamp set, I stamped the top of the panel with Balmy Blue Ink. I stamped the center image with Coastal Cabana Ink and the bottom image in Sahara Sand Ink. I stamped the sand image from the Oceanfront stamp set in Sahara Sand Ink. I stamped the wheat grass image from the Oceanfront stamp set in Crumb Cake Ink and the small grass image in Garden Green Ink. I stamped the bird image from the Stampin’ Up! Let’s Set Sail Photopolymer Stamp Set on the top of the panel in Smoky Slate Ink. I cut the panel using the 3rd largest Stitched Rectangle Die. I adhered the stamped panel to a Balmy Blue mat using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the layered panel to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a strip of Basic White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Nature’s Harvest Stamp Set in Sahara Sand Ink. Using my Banner Pick A Punch I cut the end of the strip. I adhered the sentiment to the bottom of the panel using Stampin’ Seal and Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Faux Sea Glass Shapes along the water edge.

On the inside I stamped the sentiments from the Stampin’ Up! Inspired Thoughts Cling Stamp Set in Sahara Sand Ink. I stamped the sand image from the Oceanfront stamp set in Sahara Sand Ink along the bottom of the panel. I stamped the wheat grass image from the Oceanfront stamp set in Crumb Cake Ink. I stamped the bird image from the Let’s Set Sail stamp set in Smoky Slate Ink on the top of the panel. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Balmy Blue mat and then to the inside of the Sahara Sand card base.

To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the sand image from the Oceanfront stamp set in Sahara Sand Ink on the envelope front. I stamped the wheat grass image from the Oceanfront stamp set in Crumb Cake Ink on the bottom of the envelope front. I adhered a panel of Neutrals 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:   KNZ2Y4WT

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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Starting Today

The January–June 2022 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 beginning on June 1.

For a PDF copy of the retiring items list Click Here(note: sale prices start on June 1).

LAST CHANCE PRODUCTS DETAILS:

The sale prices begin on June 1, all items on the retiring list are available only while supplies last.

  • All products are available while supplies last, and there are no purchase limits.
  • 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
  • Discounted Prices Sales Period:  June 1-30, 2022
  • Ordering Deadline:  June  30, 2022 at 11:50 PM MT

Head over to my Online Store to pick up any of those items that you want to make sure that you don’t miss out on and then head back on June 1 to pick up any of the items on sale!

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Stampin’ Up! Buy One Get One 50% off Kits Collection Sale June 1-June 30!

Share a Kit with a Friend with the Kits Collection BOGO 50% Off Promotion

Get ready—the Kits Collection is having a buy one, get one 50% off promotion. This is the perfect time to #ShareYourMoment and share a kit from the Kits Collection with a friend! As always, the kit selection is based on availability. You can see what’s available in the Kits Collection selection Here. Go to Shop Products and Kit Collections.

Ordering information:

  • Sale runs June 1-30, 2022.
  • All kits in the Kits Collection by Stampin’ Up! qualify for this sale.
  • Kit selection is based on availability.
  • You will need at least two kits in your cart for the discount to automatically apply to the more expensive kit (yes…the more expensive one!!) at checkout.
  • There are no order limits on this promotion.

Let me know if you have any questions.  And get ready to pick up some BOGO kits in June!

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Pick of The Crop

Subscribe May 11 – June 10

Give your card collection a reFRESH with this month’s Paper Pumpkin Kit! We’re talking FRESH ideas, designs, cards, and crafts. Each month we strive to deliver a seasonal selection, and this month is no different. It’s time to express your love, gratitude, and style with summer’s hottest trends in crafting.

Plus, this month you can purchase additional mini canvas shopping bags for a fun twist on card packaging. Just our way of expanding one of our favorite kits of the season!

This kit includes:

  • This month’s kit contains enough elements to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes. This all-inclusive kit includes printed card bases, die-cut paper pieces, adhesive, and more!
  • The Pick of the Crop Paper Pumpkin Kit includes a Calypso Coral Classic Stampin’ Spot!
  • This kit’s stamp set is perfect for expressing your love, gratitude, and style. With sentiments that say “Love you a whole bunch”, “You’re the pick of the crop”, “You are the sweetest,” and so many more, you’ll be able to use this photopolymer stamp set for all of your summer projects.
  • This kit also includes specialty vellum pieces to add a fresh touch to your cards.
  • And you’ll get a Mini Shopping Bag (5-3/8″ x 6″; 13.7 x 15.2 cm) which can be used to hold a couple cards for a unique craft element. (Additional bags available to purchase separately.)
  • 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: Blackberry Bliss, Cajun Craze, Calypso Coral, Crushed Curry, Garden Green, Night of Navy, Soft Succulent 

 Available for purchase on stampinup.com starting 13 June 2022:

Mini Shopping Bags Add-On

Item Number: 161922 

Add-on details:

  • Includes 4 mini canvas bags.
  • You can fit a couple cards in each bag. Perfect for a fun twist on card packaging!
  • Stamp or color on the bags for a personalized touch.
  • Mini Shopping Bag size: 5-3/8″ x 6″ (13.7 x 15.2 cm)

SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION

Subscribe to the June Paper Pumpkin Kit 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! has some new Branded Merchandise you can purchase in the Online Store. They have tumblers in all the new 2022-2024 In-Colors, a hoodie in the Stampin’ Up! Abigail Rose design. Some Abigail Rose File Folders, the 2022-2024 In-Colors Grid Paper and an Abigail Rose Poster. Click Here to go to my Online Store to see all the new merchandise.

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I’ve updated my retirement list with items from the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog. You can see the list Here. If there are initials next to the item, they are being held for payment.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Balmy Blue Cardstock 4 1/2″ x 3 1/8″ (artwork mat), 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Basic White Cardstock 2 – 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front & inner liner), 1/2″ x 3 3/4″ (sentiment)
  • Sahara Sand Cardstock 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″), 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front)
  • Neutrals 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 2 1/4″ x 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Cactus Cuties for The Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Good Thursday morning my stamping friends welcome to our Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop. It’s Cinco de Mayo, who’s having Mexican tonight for dinner? Maybe tacos or burritos or maybe just nachos. I’ll be at work all day, so I’m not quite sure what we will be having. I hope everyone is doing well today. If you are hopping over from Akiko Sudano’s blog, thank you for stopping by. This week we have a Color Challenge. Here is my card using this week’s Colors.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Cactus Cuties Bundle along with the Brick and Mortar 3D Embossing Folder for my card today

These are our colors for this week.

I started by stamping the sprig image from the Stampin’ Up! Cactus Cuties Photopolymer Stamp Set in Crumb Cake Ink on a Crumb Cake card base. I embossed a Basic White card front using the Brick & Mortar 3d Embossing Folder. I gently brushed my Crumb Cake stamp pad across the embossed panel letting the ink catch on just some of the bricks.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the 3 flowerpot images from the Cactus Cuties stamp set in Smoky Slate Ink. 2 of the flowerpots I fussy cut using my Paper Snips and the other I punched out using the Cactus Builder Punch. I stamped the 3 cactus images from the Cactus Cuties stamp set in Evening Evergreen and Soft Succulent Inks. I stamped the tiny flower image from the Cactus Cuties stamp set in Calypso Coral Ink 4 times, twice full-strength ink and twice stamped off once on scrap paper. I punched out the oval cactus images that I stamped in Soft Succulent Ink and the tiny flower images using the Cactus Builder Punch. I fussy cut all the other images using my Paper Snips. I adhered the flowerpots and the cactus images to the embossed panel using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I wrapped a piece of Evening Evergreen baker’s twine from the Fan Baker’s Twine Pack, around the top of the panel and tied a small bow. On a small strip of Basic White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Cactus Cuties stamp set in Evening Evergreen Ink. I cut the end of the strip into a banner using the Banner Pick A Punch. I adhered the sentiment to the card front, over the baker’s twine, using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the card front to the Crumb Cake card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Calypso Coral Polished Dots to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Cactus Cuties in Evening Evergreen Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the flowerpot image from the Cactus Cuties stamp set in Smoky Slate Ink, stamped off once, on the bottom of the panel. I stamped the cactus image on the flowerpot in Evening Evergreen Ink, stamped off once on scrap paper. I stamped the tiny flower image from the Cactus Cuties stamp set in Calypso Coral Ink on either side of the sentiment. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Crumb Cake mat and then to the inside of the Crumb Cake card base.

To complete my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the flowerpot image from the Cactus Cuties stamp set in Smoky Slate Ink on the envelope front. I stamped the larger cactus image from the Cactus Cuties stamp set in Evening Evergreen Ink and the flowers in Calypso Coral Ink. I stamped the sentiment on the flowerpot in Crumb Cake Ink. On the envelope flap I stamped the flower and sprig images from the Cactus Cuties stamp set in Calypso Coral and Crumb Cake Inks.

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 and see everyone’s projects today. If you click on the Next Blog button, you’ll go to Tara’s page. Or you can just click on the names below to go directly to all their blogs! Happy Hopping!!

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Karen Finkle:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic: You Are Here

Tara Carpenter:

Terry Lynn Bright:

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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:   GVR7KE4E

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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FREE 2022-2024 In-Color Products Joining Special Starting May 3rd

May is a great time to pick up the Stampin’ Up! Starter Kit!!  Stampin’ Up! is offering $66.50 in FREE 2022-2024 In Color merchandise when you purchase the Starter Kit between May 3-31!

This incredible deal is in addition to the $125 of products that you normally get with your Starter Kit and the free business supplies, free shipping, a free paper Pumpkin Kit and all the fun being a part of Stampin’ Up!

The Starter Kit is only $99 + tax!!  And if you join between May 3-31, you’ll get:

  • $125 Stampin’ Up! merchandise of your choice
  • $66.50 in 2022-2024 In Color merchandise (see the list below)
  • free business supplies and catalogs
  • free random past Paper Pumpkin Kit
  • free shipping!!

The free items 2022-2024 In Color included with the Starter Kit are:

  • 2022–2024 In Color Grid Paper (item 160009)
  • 2022–2024 In Color Ink Pad Collection (item 161108)
  • 2022–2024 In Color Cardstock Collection (item 159204)
  • 2022–2024 In Color 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper Assortments (item 159253)

Such an awesome deal!!  And such a great time to join as a Demonstrator! 

If you are interested in learning more about becoming a Demonstrator, click Here to see all of the benefits.  You can also sign up electronically on that same page.  If you have any questions, please contact me at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com. I’d love to talk to you more about it!

And if you’re ready to join us, click on the “join my team” banner below to head over to my Stampin’ Up! website to get started!

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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 3 3/4″ X 5″ (card front), 2 – 4″ X 5 1/4″ (die cuts & inner liner), 2 3/4″ X 1/2″ (sentiment)
  • Crumb Cake Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored & folded at 5 1/2″), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)

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Stampin’ Up! Hello Ladybug Bumblebee, Fun Fold with Video Tutorial

Good Friday morning my stamping friends HAPPY APRIL!!! Welcome to my fun fold Friday. I can’t believe that it’s April, WOW!!! My Bradford Pear Tree has buds on it and so does my Dogwood Tree. My Hydrangeas are starting to sprout green and Tulips are popping up everywhere. Looks like spring is in the air, now if the temperatures would just cooperate. Does anyone have plans for the weekend? I’ll be signed in on my OnTour watching new products get used and learning some new things. I got my preorder placed this morning before I had to leave for work, so once it come in I’ll do an unveiling video. My credit card has gone in hiding for a bit, I guess it was a little bit of a shock all at once for it.

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

I used the Stampin’ Up! Hello Ladybug Photopolymer Stamp Set along with the Pansy Petals Designer Series Paper for my card today.

I started by scoring and folding a Bumblebee card base at 2 1/8″ & 4 1/4″ to make a Z-Fold card. I adhered 2 panels of Pansy Petals DSP to 2 Basic Black mats. I adhered 1 of the layered panels on the front of the card base.

I cut 2 of the flower images from a panel of Pansy Petals DSP and 6 of the leaf images from another panel of Pansy Petals DSP using my Pansy Dies. I adhered the leaves to the back of the die cut flower using Glue Dots. I adhered 2 of the 1 7/8″ Basic Black squares to the card front as diamonds lining up the corners with the edge of the matted DSP. I adhered the die cut pansies to the diamonds using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Hello Ladybug Photopolymer Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Ink on a strip of Basic White cardstock. I cut the strip using my Banner Pick A Punch and adhered it to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered 2 of the Adhesive-Backed Hexagons to the sentiment and 2 to the flower centers.

I cut a small panel of Basic Black cardstock using the Ladybug Builder Punch. I adhered 3 strips of Bumblebee cardstock evenly on the punched ladybug giving it stripes for the bumblebee. I punched a piece of Vellum paper using the Ladybug Builder Punch for the wings. I embossed the Vellum paper using my Hive 3D Embossing Folder. I adhered the wings to the bumblebee body using a Stampin’ Dimensional and added an Adhesive-Backed Hexagon in the center of the wings. For the mechanism the bumblebee is on, I took a 2 7/8″ square of Basic Black cardstock scored and folded it from corner to corner one way. I cut a 2 3/4″ square of Pansy Petals in half corner to corner and adhered it to one side of the square. After the inside was finished, I matched up the square with the inner liner, having the DSP side facing out. I added Multipurpose Liquid Glue to the Basic Black side of the triangle and adhered the card base to it so that it would line up perfectly. I adhered the bumblebee to the DSP side using Stampin’ Dimensionals. (If I didn’t explain this part clearly it might be better off watching the video).

I adhered the 2nd DSP layered panel to the inside left of the card base. I cut 2 – 2″ Basic Black squares to make triangles. I cut 2 – 1 3/4″ Pansy Petal DSP squares to make triangles. I adhered the DSP to the Basic Black mats and then to the 4 corners of the inside of the card base. On a panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the sentiment from the Hello Ladybug stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I stamped the flower image from the Hello Ladybug stamp set in Bumblebee Ink on the Basic White panel. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Basic Black mat and adhered it to the inside of the Bumblebee card base. I added a couple Bumblebee Trinkets to the 2 outside corners.

To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I adhered a strip of the Pansy Petals DSP to the envelope front and a panel 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 will CASE this card and please feel free to post it in the comments of my Facebook page under my post. I’d love to see your take on the card. The list of measurements are below if you’d like to stamp along while watching the video. You can watch my video on my Facebook page Here.

You can also view the video on my YouTube channel Here. 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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Stampin’ Up! 2022-2023 Annual Catalogs Coming Soon!

With the retiring list for the current Annual Catalog being posted Today…that means that the new 2022-2023 Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog will be here soon!  I got to preview it today and I’m loving what I’m seeing!

Here are the details:

  • I will be ordering the 2022-2023 Annual Catalogs on April 1 for my customers.  I will pack up the catalogs and mail them back out to my customers just as soon as they arrive.  I anticipate that the new catalogs for my customers will begin arriving by mid-April.
  • If you are not a current customer of mine but would like to be and would like to get a copy of the upcoming catalog when I mail them out, simply place an order through my Online Store and you’ll be added to my mailing list!
  • Ordering from the new Annual Catalog starts on May 3, 2022!

Let me know if you have any questions.  I can’t wait to see the new catalog soon!  Demonstrator preorder starts on April 1!  If you’re interested in joining, you can preorder and get the discount for yourself!  Head over to my joining page Here to see the benefits of being a Demonstrator and to sign up now!

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Change is Beautiful

Subscribe March 11 – April 10

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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Stampin’ Up! New Shipping Fees Beginning April 1

I want to let you know about a change to Stampin’ Up!’s shipping and handling pricing.  Starting April 1, the minimum shipping charge will increase by $1.00, from $6.95 to $7.95—or by one percentage point, from 10% to 11% of the total order amount—whichever is greater.

If you ever use the expedited shipping options, those fees are going up a bit too.  Here are the new fees for expedited shipping:

  • Next Day Upgrade: $38.00 USD ($3.00 USD increase from the previous rate)
  • 2nd Day Upgrade: $23.00 USD ($3.00 USD increase from the previous rate)
  • 3 Day Shipping Upgrade: $15.00 USD ($5.00 USD increase from the previous rate)
  • The expedited shipping option rates above are calculated in addition to the standard shipping rate (e.g., the next day shipping option would cost $7.95 USD or 11%—whichever is greater—plus $38.00 USD)

I want to make sure you’re aware of this change, as it impacts both you and me.  Stampin’ Up! has worked to keep the increase as minimal as possible so they can continue bringing you the unique, high-quality, and coordinated paper crafting products that you love.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic Black Cardstock 2 – 2″ X 5 3/8″ (card front and inside dsp mats), 2 – 1 7/8″ X 1 7/8″ (card front panels with pansies), 2 – 2″ X 2″ (cut into triangles for inner liner mats), 2 – 2 7/8″ X 2 7/8″ (inner liner mat and mechanism for bumblebee)
  • Basic White Cardstock 1 1/2″ X 1/2″ (sentiment), 2 3/4″ X 2 3/4″ (inner liner)
  • Pansy Petals Designer Series Paper 2 – 1 7/8″ X 5 1/4″ (card front and inside panels), 2 – 1 3/4″ X 1 3/4″ (cut into triangles for inner liner), 2 3/4″ X 2 3/4″ (cut into triangle for mechanism), pansy and leaf panels cut with pansy dies, 1/2″ X 6″ & 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope)
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Stampin’ Up! Easter Friends for The Card Concepts

Good Wednesday morning my stamping friends. We’re halfway through the week already and on our way to the weekend. I hope you are starting to make some plans. It’s warming up here a little, hopefully to stay this time.

It’s time for another inspiration challenge for The Card Concepts. The inspiration photo is Easter Blessings.  Here is my card that was inspired from the challenge photo.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Easter Friends Cling Stamp Set along with the You’re A Peach Designer Series Paper for my clean and simple card today. The Bunnies and colors were my inspiration from the photo.

I hope you will take a moment to visit The Card Concepts and join us for our challenge #172.  How are you inspired by this photo?

I started by adhering a panel of You’re A Peach DSP to a Balmy Blue card base. I stamped the bunny image from Easter Friends stamp set in Smoky Slate Ink, stamping off once on scrap paper, on a panel of Basic White cardstock. I stamped the gras image from the Easter Friends stamp set below the bunny in Pear Pizzazz Ink.

I cut the 3rd largest Scalloped Contours Die from a panel of Balmy Blue cardstock. I adhered the bunny image to the center using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the layered panel to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. From a strip of You’re A Peach DSP I cut the eggs using the Birds & More Dies(retiring May 2). I adhered 1 using a Glue Dot and the others using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a strip of Balmy Blue cardstock, I stamped the sentiment from the Easter Friends stamp set in Versamark Ink. I immediately sprinkled it with White Embossing Powder and set it using my Heat Tool. I cut the end of the sentiment strip using my Banner Pick A Punch. I adhered the sentiment to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Calypso Coral Artistry Blooms Adhesive Backed Sequins to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from Easter Friends stamp set in Smoky Slate Ink on a Basic Whtie panel. I stamped the grass image from Easter Friends stamp set in Pear Pizzazz Ink along the bottom of the panel. I adhered the eggs cut from the panel of You’re A Peach DSP using the Birds & More Dies along the bottom of the panel using Glue Dots. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Balmy Blue mat and then to the inside of the Balmy Blue card base.

To complete my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I adhered a strip of You’re A Peach DSP to the envelope front and a panel to the envelope flap.

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

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Join me today at 4:00pm on my Facebook Live.

I’m planning to go live on my Facebook page with a project today at 4pm ET.  Please join me if you can, to see what card I will be making today.

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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:   R6393VBY

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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Here’s a sneak peek of all the new 2022-2024 In-Colors from Stampin’ Up!

Want to see a little sneak peek at some of the new goodies from the Stampin’ Up! 2022-2023 Annual Catalog??  Check out the new 2022-2024 In Colors!  They’re beautiful!

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Stampin’ Up! 2022-2023 Annual Catalogs Coming Soon!

With the retiring list for the current Annual Catalog being posted Today…that means that the new 2022-2023 Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog will be here soon!  I got to preview it today and I’m loving what I’m seeing!

Here are the details:

  • I will be ordering the 2022-2023 Annual Catalogs on April 1 for my customers.  I will pack up the catalogs and mail them back out to my customers just as soon as they arrive.  I anticipate that the new catalogs for my customers will begin arriving by mid-April.
  • If you are not a current customer of mine but would like to be and would like to get a copy of the upcoming catalog when I mail them out, simply place an order through my Online Store and you’ll be added to my mailing list!
  • Ordering from the new Annual Catalog starts on May 3, 2022!

Let me know if you have any questions.  I can’t wait to see the new catalog soon!  Demonstrator preorder starts on April 1!  If you’re interested in joining, you can preorder and get the discount for yourself!  Head over to my joining page Here to see the benefits of being a Demonstrator and to sign up now!

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ORDERING BONUS FROM ME!!!

I’m offering a little ordering bonus for all orders of $50+ place through me during the month of March!  Instead of getting only the tutorials of the month, you’ll get six sets of previous tutorials using bundles that are currently on sale plus the March Daffodil Daydream tutorials!

Here are all seven of the tutorials that you’ll get:

  • Daffodil Daydream
  • Sweet As A Peach
  • Quiet Meadow
  • Pansy Patch
  • Art Gallery*
  • Hydrangea Haven*
  • Celebrate Sunflowers*

You’ll get the tutorials from me no matter what you purchase as long as your order is $50 or greater during March 2022!

*Some of the tutorials are feature items that are now retired; however, the basic designs can be incorporated with many different designer papers and embellishments.

Click Here for my Online Store and start shopping those, Sales.

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Tomorrow is the Last Day of Savings are in Bloom Sale

March 1 – March 31

If you haven’t already, it’s time to meet your mini crafting companion: the Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine! If this is your first encounter, allow us to introduce you.

This mini—but mighty—machine is durable, portable, and easy to use. It’s the perfect pick for budding beginners who want to branch out, papercrafting pros who want to craft on the go, or those who are short on storage space! With this trusty tool, any crafter can make precise cuts and embossed designs for their projects with one pass.

During the month of March, you can snag the Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine at a 20% discount! This miniature machine is compatible with a large selection of Stampin’ Up! embossing folders and dies. Build your craft collection and combine the Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine with any (or all!) of the select stamp-and-die bundles that are also available for 20% off during the month of March!

Take your crafting to the next level. 

Savings are in Bloom Promotion Details

  • Promotion Sales Period:  March 1 – March 31, 2022
  • Promotion Ends:  March 31, 2022 at 11:50 PM MT
  • The Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine will be available for purchase at a 20% discount.
  • A number of select stamp-and-die bundles that are compatible with the Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine will also be available for purchase at a 20% discount.
  • For this promotion only, we’ve brought back the previously popular Art Gallery, Celebrate Sunflowers, and Garden Wishes bundles. They will only be available in their bundle form during this promotion, so make sure to snag ‘em while you still can!
  • The Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine and select compatible bundles can be bought together or separately.
  • There is no limit on the number of Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machines you can purchase during this promotion.
  • Products are available in all markets while supplies last. Offer may vary from market to market based on product availability. No backorders or substitutions will be allowed.
  • The stamp-and-die bundles that can be found in a current catalog will be replenished until they retire. When they do retire, the bundles will be added to the Retiring List.
  • Due to supply chain challenges, this promotion may be altered or ended early. I will notify you if we hear that this offer may be changed or ended before March 31. 

You can see the full list of bundles included in the sale on this flyer Click Here for a printable PDF flyer.

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Change is Beautiful

Subscribe March 11 – April 10

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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Stampin’ Up! New Shipping Fees Beginning April 1

I want to let you know about a change to Stampin’ Up!’s shipping and handling pricing.  Starting April 1, the minimum shipping charge will increase by $1.00, from $6.95 to $7.95—or by one percentage point, from 10% to 11% of the total order amount—whichever is greater.

If you ever use the expedited shipping options, those fees are going up a bit too.  Here are the new fees for expedited shipping:

  • Next Day Upgrade: $38.00 USD ($3.00 USD increase from the previous rate)
  • 2nd Day Upgrade: $23.00 USD ($3.00 USD increase from the previous rate)
  • 3 Day Shipping Upgrade: $15.00 USD ($5.00 USD increase from the previous rate)
  • The expedited shipping option rates above are calculated in addition to the standard shipping rate (e.g., the next day shipping option would cost $7.95 USD or 11%—whichever is greater—plus $38.00 USD)

I want to make sure you’re aware of this change, as it impacts both you and me.  Stampin’ Up! has worked to keep the increase as minimal as possible so they can continue bringing you the unique, high-quality, and coordinated paper crafting products that you love.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Balmy Blue Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored & folded at 5 1/2″), 4″ X 2 3/4″ (artwork frame), 2 3/4″ X 3/4″ (sentiment), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Basic White Cardstock 1 7/8″ X 3 1/4″ (artwork), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • You’re A Peach Designer Series Paper 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front), 1″ X 6″ (eggs), 1/2″ X 6″ & 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope)

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Stampin’ Up! Honeybee Home for The Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Good St. Patrick’s Day morning my stamping friends! Welcome to our Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop. I hope everyone is doing well today. Is anyone making corned beef and cabbage for dinner tonight? Even though I’m 100% Italian, my mom used to make it every year on St. Patrick’s Day. I don’t get it at all anymore unless my neighbor makes it and give me a bowl. My family does NOT like it at all and I’m not going to make it just for myself.

If you are hopping over from Akiko Sudano’s blog, thank you for stopping by. This week we have a Sketch Challenge. Here is my card using this week’s Sketch.

I felt the need to make something using green today since it’s St. Patrick’s Day, so I used the Stampin’ Up! Honeybee Home Bundle along with the Heart & Home Designer Series Paper for my card today.

Here’s our sketch for this week.

I started by adhering a panel of Heart & Home DSP to the front of a Basic White Thick card base. I cut a panel of Garden Green cardstock using the 2nd largest die from the Scalloped Contours Dies. I adhered a panel of Heart & Home DSP to the center of the die. I adhered the layered die to the center of the card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I scored a strip of Basic White cardstock at 1″ & 1 1/4″ on both ends. I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Honeybee Home Cling Stamp Set in Smoky Slate Ink in the center section of the strip. Using my Banner Pick A Punch, I cut both ends of the cardstock. I folded the Basic White strip on the score lines to make a raised banner. I adhered the banner to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a strip of Basic Whtie cardstock I stamped the 3 bumblebee images from the Honeybee Home stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I colored the images using my So Saffron Stampin’ Blends Markers. I cut the bumblebees out using my Honeybee Blooms Dies. From a panel of Garden Green cardstock I cut 5 the leafy dies using my Flowers of Home Dies. I adhered 4 of the leafy dies under the sentiment using Glue Dots. I adhered 2 of the bumblebees to the sentiment banner using Glue Dots. I added a few Basic Gray Classic Matte Dots to the banner.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! All For Baby Photopolymer Stamp Set in Smoky Slate Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the bumblebee image from the Honeybee Home stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on either side of the sentiment and colored them in using my So Saffron Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered the leafy die under the sentiment using a tiny amount of Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the bumblebee die on top of the leafy die using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Garden Green mat and then to the inside of the Thick Basic White card base.

To complete my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the bumblebee image from Honeybee Home stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the envelope front where I will be writing the address. I colored the bees using my So Saffron Stampin’ Blends Markers. I stamped the floral image from the Honeybee Home stamp set in Smoky Slate Ink, stamping off once on scrap paper, on the envelope front. I adhered a panel of Heart & Home 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 Tara’s page. Or you can just click on the names below to go directly to all their blogs! Happy Hopping!!

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Sue Prather:

Karen Finkle:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic: You Are Here

Tara Carpenter:

Terry Lynn Bright:

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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:   R6393VBY

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 months tutorials are.

I’m adding a Tutorial Bonus for the month of March only. I’m offering an additional 6 of my past Online Class Tutorials with a $50 order. These tutorials use some of the bundles that are on sale for the month of March. (3 of the tutorials do use some retired DSP and/or accessories)These tutorials are perfect for getting some ideas and inspiration on how to use those bundles.

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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Savings are in Bloom Going on NOW!!

March 1 – March 31

If you haven’t already, it’s time to meet your mini crafting companion: the Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine! If this is your first encounter, allow us to introduce you.

This mini—but mighty—machine is durable, portable, and easy to use. It’s the perfect pick for budding beginners who want to branch out, papercrafting pros who want to craft on the go, or those who are short on storage space! With this trusty tool, any crafter can make precise cuts and embossed designs for their projects with one pass.

During the month of March, you can snag the Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine at a 20% discount! This miniature machine is compatible with a large selection of Stampin’ Up! embossing folders and dies. Build your craft collection and combine the Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine with any (or all!) of the select stamp-and-die bundles that are also available for 20% off during the month of March!

Take your crafting to the next level. 

Savings are in Bloom Promotion Details

  • Promotion Sales Period:  March 1 – March 31, 2022
  • Promotion Ends:  March 31, 2022 at 11:50 PM MT
  • The Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine will be available for purchase at a 20% discount.
  • A number of select stamp-and-die bundles that are compatible with the Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine will also be available for purchase at a 20% discount.
  • For this promotion only, we’ve brought back the previously popular Art Gallery, Celebrate Sunflowers, and Garden Wishes bundles. They will only be available in their bundle form during this promotion, so make sure to snag ‘em while you still can!
  • The Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine and select compatible bundles can be bought together or separately.
  • There is no limit on the number of Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machines you can purchase during this promotion.
  • Products are available in all markets while supplies last. Offer may vary from market to market based on product availability. No backorders or substitutions will be allowed.
  • The stamp-and-die bundles that can be found in a current catalog will be replenished until they retire. When they do retire, the bundles will be added to the Retiring List.
  • Due to supply chain challenges, this promotion may be altered or ended early. I will notify you if we hear that this offer may be changed or ended before March 31. 

You can see the full list of bundles included in the sale on this flyer Click Here for a printable PDF flyer.

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Change is Beautiful

Subscribe March 11 – April 10

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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Now Available – Waves of The Ocean Collection

Each of the world’s wide and open oceans is brimming with beauty and wonder. Marvelous marine animals, miles of submerged mountain ranges, and unique underwater plants lie thousands of feet below Earth’s dry surface, encouraging exploration and awaiting discovery.

Discover the depths of the ocean—and your artistic abilities—with the Waves of the Ocean Collection! This coastal collection includes an inspiring set of stamps and detailed dies, both early-release products from the upcoming 2022–2023 Annual Catalog. Plus, a pack of paper made from images of hand-poured paint, blue-hued foil sheets for a sea of shine, and radiant rhinestones for a splash of sparkle—each an exclusive product you can only purchase during the promotion period!

Explore artistic expression with the Waves of the Ocean Collection. With these seaside supplies, you’ll dive into inspiration and swim in a sea of creativity! Keep reading for promotion and product details, marketing tips and tricks, and shareable resources that’ll blow you out of the water.

Promotion Details:

  • Waves Of The Ocean Product Collection available beginning March 1, 2022.
  • Ordering Deadline:  May 2, 2022; 11:50 PM (MT)
  • The Waves of Inspiration Stamp Set and Waves Dies can be ordered separately, if desired.
  • The following exclusive products are only available while supplies last:
    • Waves of the Ocean 12″ x 12″ Designer Series Paper
    • Blue Foils 12″ x 12″ Specialty Paper
    • Rhinestone Waves Basic Jewels
  • Qualifying orders are eligible for Stampin’ Rewards.  The Waves of the Ocean Collection can not be selected as a half price item.

Click Here for a printable PDF Flyer.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 1 1/4″ X 3 1/2″ (bees), 1″ X 5 1/4″ (sentiment banner), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Basic White Thick Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Garden Green Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front panel), 4″ X 4″ (leafy dies), 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Heart & Home Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 2 5/8″ x 3 7/8″ (card front panel), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Calming Camellia Monochromatic Card

Good Tuesday morning my stamping friends. How was everyone’s Valentine’s Day. I hope your Valentine treated you extra special.

Today’s card is very similar to Sunday’s card with an added mat. Let me know which one you like better. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Calming Camellia Cling Stamp Set along with the Timeworn Type 3D Embossing Folder and Blender Pen for my card today. This stamp set is a Sale-a-bration Host set and can be earned with a qualifying party or order of $300.

I started by stamping the floral image from the Calming Camellia stamp set in Soft Suede Ink on a panel of Crumb Cake cardstock. Using my Blender Pen and my Craft White Ink, I colored the flowers. I cut the image out using my Nature’s Thoughts Dies and adhered it to a Soft Suede mat.

I embossed a panel of Crumb Cake cardstock using my Timeworn Type 3D Embossing Folder and adhered it to a Soft Suede card base. I adhered the layered artwork to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a strip of Soft Suede cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Encircled in Friendship Cling Stamp Set in Versamark Ink. I immediately sprinkled it with my White Embossing Powder and set it using my Heat Tool. I cut the end using my Banner Pick A Punch and adhered it to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Encircled in Friendship stamp set in Soft Suede Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the floral image from the Calming Camellia stamp set over the sentiment in Soft Suede Ink, stamping off on scrap paper 3 times. I tore the edges of the panel and sponged them using my Sponge Dauber and Crumb Cake Ink. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Crumb Cake mat and then to the inside of the Soft Suede card base.

To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the floral image from the Calming Camellia stamp set in Soft Suede Ink on the envelope front. I adhered a panel of Neutrals 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper to the envelope flap.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today. I hope you liked this version of my card and will give it a try. Let me know which one you liked better. I’m still deciding which is my favorite. 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:   739EQ2NM

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 2020-2021 Annual Catalog or the July-December 2021 Mini Catalog!   For any orders $50 or more I will also send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards for more details and to see what this months tutorials are.

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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Join The Stampin’ Up! Community During Sale-a-bration and get 2 FREE Stamp Sets

Now through February 28 you can get 2 FREE STAMP SETS when you join Stampin’ Up! For just $99 you get to choose $125 of product of your choice from any of the current catalogs and you can also choose any 2 Stamp Sets of your choice (cannot be host or Sale-a-bration sets) absolutely FREE!!! You can end up with $175 in product for just $99. There is no obligation to sell, you can join as a Hobby Demonstrator. Interested??? Ask me how. I’d love to have you on my team, drop me a note at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com I’d be more than happy to talk to you about it.

I’ve put together a few photos of what you can get to put in your starter kit. You can start with the new Waves of Inspiration Collection. This is available now just for demonstrators.

Add a pack of Pacific Point & Basic White cardstock, a Pacific Point Stamp Pad, a pack of Basic White Medium Envelope and don’t forget the Stampin’ Seal +.

That’s not all, you get to pick 2 Stamp Sets of your choice for FREE. I’ve chosen the Stampin’ Up! Friends Are Like Seashells Photopolymer Stamp Set and the Stampin’ Up! Seas The Day Cling Stamp Set. I thought these would be perfect with the gorgeous new Waves of The Ocean Designer Series Paper.

That’s $174 of product for $99, it ships for FREE ($15-$20 savings) and Stampin’ Up! includes a past Paper Pumpkin Kit ($22 value) and some other supplies. I would LOVE to have you on my team. It’s an awesome team. Interested?? Contact me before February 28th and we can talk.

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Beyond The Horizon

Subscribe February 11 – March 10

From the hands and hearts of our in-house artisans to you—our fellow crafters and creators—comes this month’s breathtaking kit. The Beyond the Horizon Paper Pumpkin Kit includes watercolor prints and designs inspired by the beautiful nature around us to create nine cards and coordinating envelopes. And paper pieces that perfectly coordinate with the New Horizons Suite Collection in the January–June 2022 Mini Catalog.

Don’t forget the FREE stamp set inside (yes—that’s two stamp sets in one kit!) as our way of saying THANK YOU to all of our wonderful Paper Pumpkin subscribers.

With all these marvelous materials and more, we can’t wait to see how you take this kit far beyond the horizon!

Details:

  • This month’s kit contains enough elements to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes. This all-inclusive kit includes printed card bases, die-cut paper pieces, embellishments, adhesive, and more!
  • The Beyond the Horizon Paper Pumpkin Kit includes a Misty Moonlight Classic Stampin’ Spot!
  • This kit’s stamp set is perfect for any occasion. With sentiments that say “thanks”, “hello”, “thinking of you,” and so many more, you’ll be able to use this stamp set year round.
  • And if you thought one stamp set was great just wait—this month’s kit comes with a BONUS stamp set for FREE! That’s two stamp sets in one kit! It’s our way of saying THANK YOU to you our Paper Pumpkin subscribers.
  • That’s not all! This kit perfectly coordinates with the New Horizons Suite Collection in our January–June 2022 Mini Catalog Which means even more exclusive elegant watercolor designs curated by our in-house artists just for you!
  • 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, Calypso Coral, Evening Evergreen, Misty Moonlight, Night of Navy, Old Olive, Pale Papaya

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

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

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Available February 1 – May 2

Loving hands and heartfelt words are the best way to show you care. With hand designs that illustrate coming together in friendship and solidarity, the All Together Collection will help you create cardmaking and paper crafting projects that reflect the people you know and love. 

The All Together Collection includes early-release products from the 2022–2023 Annual Catalog—an exciting new range of natural Stampin’ Blends—and exclusive products you can’t get anywhere else! Come together to create projects inspired by you.  

  • The Here Together Stamp Set, Here for You Dies, Here Together, and the All Together Collection are available in English and French.
  • Items available during this promotion can be added to demonstrator, customer, workshop, and online orders.
  • No limits apply during the customer sales period.
  • Qualifying orders are eligible for Stampin’ Rewards. (Except for the All Together Collection)
  • All Together items can be added to a starter kit.
  • The following exclusive products are only available while supplies last:
    • Here for You Dies
    • Here Together Bundle
    • All Together Collection

To see a printable PDF flyer Click Here.

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Sale-a-bration January 4 – February 28!!!

Sale-a-bration is going on right now. Click Here for a PDF version of the Sale-a-bration brochure. This is my most favorite time of Stampin’ Up! because you get to earn FREE products. There are 7 wonderful stamp sets and 4 gorgeous packs of Designer Series Paper. You can earn all of these FREE with qualifying orders. Who doesn’t like FREE??????

When you are placing your order, don’t forget to use my Current Host Code 739EQ2NM for all orders under $150.

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Host A Party During Sale-a-bration

If you host a party during Sale-a-bration, both you and your guests can earn FREE Sal-a-bration products! Plus, place any party or personal order of $300 or more and receive the exclusive Stampin’ Up! Calming Camellia Stamp Set for FREE! Interested? I can set up a Host Code for you and your friends/family to order with. Drop me a line at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com. I’d be happy to talk to you about it.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Crumb Cake Cardstock 4″ X 5″ (artwork), 2 – 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front & inner liner mat)
  • Soft Suede Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″), 3″ X 4 1/2″ (artwork mat), 1/2″ X 3 1/2″ (sentiment)
  • Neutrals 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Daffodil Daydream for The Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Good Thursday morning my stamping friends! Welcome to our Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop. I hope everyone is doing well today. If you are hopping over from Akiko Sudano’s blog, thank you for stopping by my blog. This week we have a Color Challenge. I played with one of the new Host stamp sets and used my not so favorite color that I really do like with this card. Here is my card using this week’s Colors.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Daffodil Daydream Bundle along with the Daffodil Afternoon Designer Series Paper for my card today.

These are our colors for this week.

I started by adhering a panel of Daffodil Afternoon DSP to a Very Vanilla mat and then to a Mossy Meadow card base.

On a panel of Very Vanilla cardstock I stamped the single daffodil image from the Stampin’ Up! Daffodil Daydream Cling Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I colored the image in using my Evening Evergreen and Flirty Flaming Stampin’ Blends Markers. I stamped the splatter image from the Daffodil Daydream stamp set in Crushed Curry Ink around the flower, stamping off once. I cut the image out using my Tailored Made Tags Dies. I stamped the butterfly image from the Daffodil Daydream stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink, colored it using my Pale Papaya Stampin’ Blends Markers and cut it out using my Daffodil Dies. I adhered the butterfly to the tag using a Stampin’ Dimensional. I tied a piece of Pale Papaya 3/8″ Open Weave Ribbon to the top of the tag.

I cut the same size Tailor Made Tag from a panel of Daffodil Afternoon DSP. I adhered the DSP tag to the card front using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the stamped tag over the DSP tag using Stampin’ Dimensionals. On a strip of Very Vanilla cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Flowing Flowers Cling Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I cut the strip into a banner using my Banner Pick a Punch and adhered it to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Very Vanilla Polished Dots to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Special Moments Photopolymer Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Ink on a Very Vanilla panel. I stamped the single daffodil image from the Daffodil Daydream stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the bottom of the panel. I colored the image in using my Evening Evergreen and Pale Papaya Stampin’ Blends Markers. I had stamped 2 of the butterfly images from the Daffodil Daydream stamp set on the Very Vanilla panel. I colored one in using my Flirty Flamingo Stampin’ Blends Markers and adhered it by the flower image. I adhered the Very Vanilla panel to a Very Vanilla mat and then to the inside of the Mossy Meadow card base.

To complete my card, I decorated a Very Vanilla Medium Envelope. I stamped the single flower image from the Daffodil Daydream stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the envelope front. I colored the image in using my Evening Evergreen and Flirty Flamingo Stampin’ Blends Markers. I stamped the splatter image from the Daffodil Daydream stamp set in Crushed Curry Ink around the flower, stamping off once. I adhered a panel of the Daffodil Afternoon 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 Tara’s page. Or you can just click on the names below to go directly to all their blogs! Happy Hopping!!

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Sue Prather:

Karen Finkle:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic: You Are Here

Tara Carpenter:

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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:   739EQ2NM

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 2020-2021 Annual Catalog or the July-December 2021 Mini Catalog!   For any orders $50 or more I will also send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards for more details and to see what this months tutorials are.

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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Join The Stampin’ Up! Community During Sale-a-bration and get 2 FREE Stamp Sets

Now through February 28 you can get 2 FREE STAMP SETS when you join Stampin’ Up! For just $99 you get to choose $125 of product of your choice from any of the current catalogs and you can also choose any 2 Stamp Sets of your choice (cannot be host or Sale-a-bration sets) absolutely FREE!!! You can end up with $175 in product for just $99. There is no obligation to sell, you can join as a Hobby Demonstrator. Interested??? Ask me how. I’d love to have you on my team, drop me a note at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com I’d be more than happy to talk to you about it.

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Available February 1 – May 2

Loving hands and heartfelt words are the best way to show you care. With hand designs that illustrate coming together in friendship and solidarity, the All Together Collection will help you create cardmaking and paper crafting projects that reflect the people you know and love. 

The All Together Collection includes early-release products from the 2022–2023 Annual Catalog—an exciting new range of natural Stampin’ Blends—and exclusive products you can’t get anywhere else! Come together to create projects inspired by you.  

  • The Here Together Stamp Set, Here for You Dies, Here Together, and the All Together Collection are available in English and French.
  • Items available during this promotion can be added to demonstrator, customer, workshop, and online orders.
  • No limits apply during the customer sales period.
  • Qualifying orders are eligible for Stampin’ Rewards. (Except for the All Together Collection)
  • All Together items can be added to a starter kit.
  • The following exclusive products are only available while supplies last:
    • Here for You Dies
    • Here Together Bundle
    • All Together Collection

To see a printable PDF flyer Click Here.

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Sale-a-bration January 4 – February 28!!!

Sale-a-bration is going on right now. Click Here for a PDF version of the Sale-a-bration brochure. This is my most favorite time of Stampin’ Up! because you get to earn FREE products. There are 7 wonderful stamp sets and 4 gorgeous packs of Designer Series Paper. You can earn all of these FREE with qualifying orders. Who doesn’t like FREE??????

When you are placing your order, don’t forget to use my Current Host Code 739EQ2NM for all orders under $150.

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Host A Party During Sale-a-bration

If you host a party during Sale-a-bration, both you and your guests can earn FREE Sal-a-bration products! Plus, place any party or personal order of $300 or more and receive the exclusive Stampin’ Up! Calming Camellia Stamp Set for FREE! Interested? I can set up a Host Code for you and your friends/family to order with. Drop me a line at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com. I’d be happy to talk to you about it.

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Safari Celebration

Subscribe January 11 – February 10

Did you see that? It’s a mischievous monkey swinging from tree to tree! What about that elephant marching through the mud? Can you catch an antelope galloping in the grass? Grab your binoculars, buckle up, and hop into our off-road truck—there’s so much to see on this safari!

Answer the call of the wild—and your creativity—with the Safari Celebration Paper Pumpkin Kit. This playful, party-themed kit includes all the goodies and gear you need to create nine cards and coordinating envelopes in safari-inspired shapes and patterns you’ll go wild for! Make every occasion a celebration with this month’s amusing animals, beautiful botanicals, and celebratory sentiments.

Don’t monkey around and miss this amazing adventure! Unleash your creativity with February’s wildly fun kit. To explore what’s inside, keep reading!

Details:

  • This month’s kit contains enough elements to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes. This all-inclusive kit includes printed card bases, die-cut paper pieces, embellishments, adhesive, and more!
  • The Safari Celebration Paper Pumpkin Kit includes a Rich Razzleberry Classic Stampin’ Spot!
  • This kit’s stamp set is an uplifting one! Make every occasion a celebration with sentiments that say “yay!”, “fantastic!”, and other fun phrases.
  • Explore each of our current In Color collections with this colorful kit! Discover designs and paper pieces in Bumblebee (a 2020–2022 In Color), Fresh Freesia (a 2021–2023 In Color), and Soft Succulent (a 2021–2023 In Color).
  • 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, Fresh Freesia, Pear Pizzazz, Rich Razzleberry, Soft Succulent, Soft Suede

Subscribe to the February 2022 Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 January and 10 February 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:

  • Mossy Meadow Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Very Vanilla Cardstock 3 7/8″ X 5 1/8″ (card front mat), 4 1/2″ X 3″ (tag & butterfly), 3/4″ X 3″ (sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Daffodil Afternoon Designer Series Paper 3 3/4″ X 5″ (card front), 2″ X 4″ (tag), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Berry Blessings

Good Tuesday morning my fellow stampers. How has everyone’s week started off? Yesterday I went to work and they said rain, so I brought my umbrella. My office is in the center of the store and I don’t have any windows. After a couple hours in the back, I came out and to my surprise there were about 3″ of snow covering the parking lot and sidewalks. I don’t think this snow is ever going to stop and go away. With the sun shining the other day, even though it was cold, it looked like spring was trying to make an appearance.

I used a Sale-A-Bration Bundle for today’s card that you can earn free with a qualifying order, but only until Sunday February 28th. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Berry Blessings Photopolymer Stamp Set that is bundled with the Berry Delightful Designer Series Paper as a Sale-A-Bration item. You can earn this bundle with a $100 order and it pairs up wonderfully with the Stampin’ Up! Sweet Strawberry Bundle.

I started by adhering a panel of the Berry Delightful DSP to a Balmy Blue mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to a Pacific Point card base using Stampin’ Seal.

Using the Berry Blessings stamp set, on a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the outline leaves image in Shaded Spruce Ink a few times. I stamped the leaves fill image in Granny Apple Green Ink over the outline image. I stamped the blueberry outline image in Pacific Point Ink matching up the berries and leaves. I stamped the berry fill image over the outline image in Balmy Blue Ink. I cut the panel out using my Stitched So Sweetly Dies. I adhered the artwork to a Pacific Point mat which I cut using the larger die from the Stitched So Sweetly Dies, using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the matted artwork to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a strip of Basic White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Berry Blessings stamp set in Pacific Point Ink and cut it into a banner using the Banner Pick A Punch. I adhered the sentiment to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I added a few Blue Adhesive-Backed Gems to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Berry Blessings stamp set in Pacific Point Ink in the center of a Basic White panel. I stamped the outline leaves image from the Berry Blessings stamp set in Shaded Spruce Ink across the top of the panel. I stamped the leaves fill image in Granny Apple Green Ink over the outlined image. I stamped the outline blueberry image in Pacific Point Ink and the blueberry fill image in Balmy Blue Ink over the outlined image. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Balmy Blue mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Pacific Point card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the leaves and blueberry images the same as I did for the card on the envelope front. I adhered a panel of the Berry Delightful 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: 9BCVNW9D

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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Final Week of Sale-A-Bration!! Only 5 Days!!

Have you gotten all the FREE items you wanted!

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Stampin’ Up!’s Sale-a-bration event is happening now!!  It will look a little different…it runs from January 5 through February 28 and there will be a second Sale-a-bration event later this year, but the shop, host and join benefits are still a part of the event!!

During Sale-A-Bration, you can earn FREE products. For every $50 or $100 you spend, you can choose between two purchasing levels of free products!  There are 8 free products available to pick from at the $50 level and 2 free products to pick from at the $100 level!

Stampin’ Up! is offering an exclusive host stamp set called Punch Party and you can get it for FREE with an order of $300 or greater placed during Sale-a-bration or by hosting a workshop with orders totaling $300 or greater during Sale-a-bration!  You can see the stamp set below.  You can read more details and find the list of punches that it coordinates with on page 17 in the Sale-a-bration Brochure.

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If you’re interested in setting up a host code for yourself to see if you can collect orders totaling $300+ from yourself and your stamping friends, email me at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com. I’d be happy to get you set up.

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Coming Soon!!!

Bring in the beauty of nature with the artistic designs of the Butterfly Brilliance Bundle and coordinating designer series paper, along with textured specialty paper that will put a pop of brilliance on every project. The Butterfly Brilliance Collection will be available March2 — May 3, 2021. Want it early??? This could be part of your starter kit for joining Stampin’ Up!

Final Week to Join and get Your 5 FREE Packs of Designer Series Paper

There’s no better time to join Stampin’ Up! than during Sale-A-Bration.   Stampin’ Up! has this AMAZING offer of five packs of 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper from the upcoming 2021-2022 Annual Catalog with your Starter Kit if you join during Sale-a-bration! You can not buy this DSP now, so why not get it FREE!. For $99 you get to choose $125 worth of products that will ship for free and Stampin’ Up! will also send you 5 packs, that’s 200 sheets of paper a $57.50 value, absolutely FREE. This offer ends February 28, 2021!!

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Here are the details:

  • Starter Kit Price:  $99 + tax and it ships for free!
  • Starter Kit includes:
    • $125 in Stampin’ Up! merchandise of your choice from the current Annual Catalog, 2021 Mini Catalog or the online store (includes clearance rack items!).
    • 5 free packs of 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper (200 sheets in total!!) from the upcoming 2021-2022 Annual Catalog.  The packs are: Brights, Neutrals, Regals, Subtles & 2020-2022 In Colors…that’s $57.50 in free designer paper with your kit!!
    • 8 Annual Catalogs, 8 Mini Catalogs and 8 Sale-a-bration Brochures and a few additional business supplies.
  • You’ll get the following perks from Stampin’ Up! when you join:
    • At least a 20% discount on everything that you order as a Demonstrator!
    • Early peeks at new release items and preorders for new items for about a month before they are available to purchase!
    • The ability to attend Demonstrator exclusive Stampin’ Up! events!
    • No pressure to sell to anyone, hold classes or workshops or run a business.  You can simply order for yourself and get the discount!  And as long as you have at least $300 in sales per quarter, you’ll continue as an active Demonstrator and continue to get the discount.  If you aren’t able to maintain the $300 per quarter minimums, you simply go back to being a customer, no commitment required and no penalty if you decide that being a Demonstrator isn’t right for you.

Whether you’d like to start a business or would simply like to be a hobby demonstrator and get the great discount, I am here to help support you in any way that I can!

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The 2019-2021 In-Colors will be retiring soon. Why not stock up now and earn some free Sale-A-Bration items. See the complete list of items in my online store Here.

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Here’s To You

Subscribe February11th – March 10th

Three cheers for mountain air, a sky filled with sunshine, and finding joy in life’s journey! Adventure awaits inside this month’s majestic, mountain-themed kit. With enough elements and embellishments to create eight cards and coordinating envelopes, the Here’s to You Paper Pumpkin Kit is the perfect pick for celebrating life’s little moments and mountain-high milestones!

What makes March’s kit one-of-a-kind? The spectacular set of four free stencils—and a stamping sponge—that you’ll find inside! Pair this pack of stunning stencils with the kit’s contents to stamp a springtime scene, then store the set to stamp for any season in the future. Clean up your binoculars and dust off your hiking boots—the Here’s to You Paper Pumpkin Kit is ready to lead you on an excursion to explore your creativity!

ABOUT THE MARCH KIT

Details

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create 8 cards—4 each of 2 designs—and coordinating envelopes. The kit’s contents include 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, Calypso Coral, Old Olive, Petal Pink, Pretty Peacock, Seaside Spray
  • Includes four free stencils and a stamping sponge!
  • Arrives in a cute and collectible box.

Subscribe to the March 2021 Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 February and 10 March 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:

  • Balmy Blue Cardstock 2 – 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front and inner liner mats)
  • Basic White Cardstock 3″ X 4″ (artwork), 3/4″ X 2 3/4″ (sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Pacific Point Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″), 3 1/2″ X 4 1/2″ (artwork mat)
  • Berry Blessings Designer Series Paper 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front), 2 1/2″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Dragonfly Garden Sneak Peek Thank You

Good Tuesday morning my stamping friends. How has everyone’s week started off? I hope you are all having a productive one. We’re having a rainy week here in NJ, Autumn is in full bloom here also. Leaves have changed and are starting to cover the ground. Most of the trees that is. We have one in our front yard and one in our backyard that haven’t even begun to show signs of changing color let alone drop their leaves. They usually wait till we get all the raking done and the leaves are picked up to drop their leaves. It’s almost like they are watching us and laughing at us.

I have another sneak peek for you to day at the stamp set coming in the January-June 2021 Mini Catalog. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Dragonfly Garden Bundle for you again. I’m really loving this set. My colors were inspired by Fab Friday Challenge #200. Here are their colors. I know the colors probably scream Halloween to you, but I saw them as flowers and dragonflies.

I started by adhering a panel of In Good Taste Designer Series Paper to an Artistry Blooms Designer Series Paper card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I wrapped a piece of 1/2″ Whisper White Faux Linen Ribbon from the Flowers For Every Season Ribbon Combo Pack around the card front and tied a bow. I adhered the card front to a Garden Green card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the wild flower image from the Stampin’ Up! Dragonfly Garden Cling Stamp Set (available January 5, 2021), in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink. I colored the image in using my Granny Apple Green, Highland Heather and Pumpkin Pie Stampin’ Blends Markers. I cut the image out using the 2nd largest square from the Stitched Shapes Dies and adhered it to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I stamped the dragonfly image from the Dragonfly Garden stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on a panel of Whisper White cardstock and colored the wings in using my Pumpkin Pie Stampin’ Blends Markers. I cut the image out using my Dragonflies Punch and brushed the wings using my Clear Wink of Stella. I adhered the dragonfly to the bottom of the floral image using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a strip of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Dragonfly Garden stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink and cut it into a banner using my Banner Pick A Punch. I adhered the banner to the top of the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Pumpkin Pie Holiday Rhinestone Basic Jewels to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Ornate Thanks Photopolymer Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel. I stamped the dragonfly image from the Dragonfly Garden stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on either side of the panel and colored them in using my Highland Heather and Pumpkin Pie Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Granny Apple Green mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Garden Green card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope. I stamped the dragonfly image from the Dragonfly Garden stamp set twice on the envelope front and colored them in using my Highland Heather and Pumpkin Pie Stampin’ Blends Markers.

I adhered a panel of the In Good Taste DSP to the envelope flap.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today. I hope you liked my card. The stamp set and punch used will be available to you January 5, 2021 from the January-June 2021 Mini Catalog. The DSP used is available now at a discounted price, but only until Saturday October 31, 2020.

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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: RUW6PQNH

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.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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Last days to take advantage of this awesome offer!!!

We all love gorgeous Designer Series Paper, and during this incredible sale, you can enjoy a 15% discount on select papers from our current catalogs! 

Stampin’ Up! has such beautiful Designer Series Paper and they’re putting a select list of those papers on sale for 15% off during the month of October!!  Now is a great time to stock up and save on some of the most popular paper designs…including papers from the August-December 2020 Mini Catalog!!

SALE DETAILS:

  • Sales Period:  October 1-31
  • All order types qualify for this promotion.
  • There is no limit to how many packages of Designer Series Paper may be purchased during this promotion.
  • Only select Designer Series Papers are available at a 15% discount during this promotion.
  • Orders must be placed—and closed—during the promotion period for the 15% discount to apply.
  • Designer Series Paper ordered as part of a Starter Kit or with Stampin’ Rewards qualify for the 15% discount
  • Sale Ends October 31, 2020 at 11:50 PM MT

The designer papers included in this sale are shown   Click on the image below to open up the full-size printable PDF:

Offer Ends – October 31st! 

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Jolly Gingerbread

Subscribe October 11 – November 10

Paper Pumpkin is our monthly subscription service that offers unique papercrafting projects for crafters of any skill level! In these all-inclusive kits, subscribers receive pre-cut paper pieces, embellishments, ink, and an exclusive stamp set designed to encourage them to explore their creativity. As their subscription continues, subscribers will have a collection of cards—and other creations—for a variety of occasions, in addition to a stockpile of supplies!


So, what’s in store for this month’s Paper Pumpkin kit? November’s cute, gingerbread-themed kit contains enough supplies to create one-of-a-kind Christmas crafts! Whether it’s a gift card carrier, traditional card, or tasty-looking tag, this sweet and seasonal kit is the key to heartfelt holiday gifting. With curly cutouts, sugary stickers, and delicious die-cut designs in a special-edition box, a jolly holiday will be on its way with this kit!

Details About The November Kit:

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create 15 gift card carriers and coordinating envelopes.
  • Kit contents can also be used to design traditional holiday cards, gift tags, and other paper projects.
  • Contents arrive in a collectible, special-edition box!
  • Project size: 2-1/4″ x 4″
  • Envelope size: 2-3/4″ x 4-3/8″
  • Coordinating colors: Cinnamon Cider, Daffodil Delight, Calypso Coral, Mint Macaron, Shaded Spruce, Blushing Bride, and Whisper White

Subscribe to the November 2020 Paper Pumpkin Kit from 11 October to 10 November at paperpumpkin.com!

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

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PAPER PUMPKIN PAST KITS AND REFILLS AVAILABLE AGAIN SOON!

While constructing the new online store, Stampin’ Up! was required to temporarily suspend the offering of past kits and refills from Paper Pumpkin.  The online store functionality that allows them to offer these products is nearly ready to launch.  Paper Pumpkin Past Kits and Refills will be available once again beginning 26 October!!

On 26 October, available products will include the September Refills and October Refills!  Yay!  The cute fall treat boxes and the Christmas card kit refills will be there!  These products will only be available while supplies last and require a Paper Pumpkin subscription to order.

Once the Paper Pumpkin Past Kits and Refills have been made available again, Stampin’ Up! will continue to release new past kit and refill products each month as inventory and demand allow.  If you’re interested in purchasing these products, they’re typically released—if available—on the 4th Monday of each month.  So keep checking the online store for more refills and past kits!

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Curvy Celebrations will be available for purchase November 3rd. Click Here for a full size printable PDF.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Garden Green Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Granny Apple Green Cardstock 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 2 1/2″ X 2 1/2″ (stitched square), 2″ X 2″ (dragonfly), 1/2″ X 2 1/2″ (sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4′ (inner liner)
  • Artistry Blooms Designer Series Paper 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front)
  • In Good Taste Designer Series Paper 3 3/4″ X 4″ (card front panel), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Whale Done

Good Tuesday morning my fellow stampers. How has everyone’s week started off? It is definitely Autumn here in NJ. Temps in the upper 60’s low 70’s during the day with very cool nights in the 40’s & 50’s. I’ve even started to see some leaves changing.

By now you all know that Stampin’ Up! has an amazing Designer Series Paper sale going on right now, 15% off select DSP from the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog and from the 2020 August – December Mini Catalog. I thought I would showcase some of the different designs from the Whale of a Time 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper pack. The only thing I stamped om my card for today is the sentiments, the rest was all designed with the DSP. My daughter has been asking me to make a turtle card, so here’s what I came up with.

I started by adhering a panel of Whale of a Time DSP to a Pacific Point card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I cut one panel of the Whale of a Time DSP using the Stitched Rectangle Dies and adhered it to the card front using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered 2 more panel of Whale of a Time DSP to Pacific Point mats using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the smaller panel to the longer one, evening up the left side, using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered them to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I cut another panel using the 2nd largest circle from the Stitched Shapes Dies. I cut the matching scalloped circle from a panel of Pacific Point cardstock using the Layering Circle Dies. I adhered the stitched DSP panel to the scalloped circle using Stampin’ Seal and then to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a strip of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Whale Done Photopolymer Stamp Set in Pacific Point Ink. I cut the end using the Banners Pick A Punch and adhered it to the card front using Glue Dots. I added a few Whale of a Time Sequins to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! A Little Lace Cling Stamp Set in Pacific Point Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel. I adhered 2 strips of Whale of a Time DSP to either side of the panel using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Pacific Point mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Pacific Point card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope. I adhered a strip of the Whale of a Time DSP to the envelope front and a panel 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: RUW6PQNH

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.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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Going on Now!!!

We all love gorgeous Designer Series Paper, and during this incredible sale, you can enjoy a 15% discount on select papers from our current catalogs! 

Stampin’ Up! has such beautiful Designer Series Paper and they’re putting a select list of those papers on sale for 15% off during the month of October!!  Now is a great time to stock up and save on some of the most popular paper designs…including papers from the August-December 2020 Mini Catalog!!

SALE DETAILS:

  • Sales Period:  October 1-31
  • All order types qualify for this promotion.
  • There is no limit to how many packages of Designer Series Paper may be purchased during this promotion.
  • Only select Designer Series Papers are available at a 15% discount during this promotion.
  • Orders must be placed—and closed—during the promotion period for the 15% discount to apply.
  • Designer Series Paper ordered as part of a Starter Kit or with Stampin’ Rewards qualify for the 15% discount
  • Sale Ends October 31, 2020 at 11:50 PM MT

The designer papers included in this sale are shown   Click on the image below to open up the full-size printable PDF:

Get your lists ready to start shopping now – October 31st! 

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Joy To The World 

Subscribe September 11 – October 10

This holiday season, share the joy of Paper Pumpkin! The Joy to the World Paper Pumpkin Kit is an exclusive holiday kit that provides a specially-designed box, enough supplies to create eight elegant cards, and an opportunity to connect with the Stampin’ Up! global community.

With October’s magical kit, not only will you get a head start on your holiday crafting—you’ll get to create Christmas cards, share project ideas, and spread holiday cheer with Stampin’ Up! customers and demonstrators around the world! After you receive your kit,  join the Joy of Paper Pumpkin Facebook group to make the most of this month’s kit.

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create eight cards—four each of two designs—and coordinating envelopes.
  • Kit includes die-cut pieces in English, French, and German. This will allow you to create cards you can use to connect with other customers and demonstrators around the world—in their language!
    • 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: Cherry Cobbler, Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Just Jade, Soft Sea Foam

The Joy to the World Paper Pumpkin Kit has been thoughtfully released in preparation for the season of spreading joy. October’s Paper Pumpkin kit was designed to bring people together—connecting them with one another and spreading joy with each other around the world! With die-cut sentiments in English, French, and German, subscribers can send holiday cheer to their friends across the globe—in their language.

To connect and spread joy with international customers and demonstrators through the Joy to the World Paper Pumpkin Kit, join our Facebook group: Joy of Paper Pumpkin! When connecting with your new friends, don’t forget to share your experience with the #joyofpaperpumpkin hashtag.

Subscribe to the October 2020 Paper Pumpkin Kit from 11 September to 10 October at paperpumpkin.com.

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Pacific Point Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″), 2″ X 4 1/4″, 2 1/4″ X 3″ (card front dsp mats), 3″ X 3″ (scalloped circle), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner mat)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ (sentiment), 3 3/4″ X 5″ (inner liner)
  • Whale of a Time 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 3 1/4″ X 4 1/2″ (card front panel cut with stitched rectangle), 1 7/8″ X 4 1/4″, 2 1/8″ X 2 7/8″ (card front panels), 3″ X 3″ (panel cut with stitched shapes), 2 – 3/4″ x 3 3/4″ (inner liner strips), 3/4″ X 6″ (envelope strip), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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