Stampin’ Up! Beauty of Friendship Thank You

Good Sunday morning my stamping friends. I hope you are having a great weekend. I will only be working a half day today, so I’ll have the afternoon to do something. A couple of my cashiers needed off so I’m splitting the day with another cashier that worked with me yesterday.

Today’s card is very similar to one that I made on Thursday except I changed the direction, DSP and embellishments. I also used my least favorite color, but for some reason I really like it for fall cards. I never make 2 cards identical, but I will make them similar by changing direction and some of the components a bit. Here’s my card for today.

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I used the Stampin’ Up! Beauty of Friendship Photopolymer Stamp Set, the Stampin’ Up! Charming Sentiments Photopolymer Stamp Set and the Butterfly Kisses 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper for my card today.

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I started by adhering a panel of Butterfly Kisses DSP to a Soft Suede mat. I adhered the layered panel to a Crushed Curry card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

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On a panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the tree trunk image from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set in Soft Suede Ink. I stamped the solid treetop image from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set in Crushed Curry Ink over the branches. I stamped the detailed treetop image from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set in Pumpkin Pie Ink over the Crushed Curry image. I cut the image our using the largest die from the Seasonal Labels Dies. I adhered the die cut image to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

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I stamped the sentiment from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set in Soft Suede Ink on the panel of Basic White cardstock. I cut the sentiment out with the smaller die from the Seasonal Labels Dies. Using the same die, I cut a panel of Soft Suede cardstock. I cut the Soft Suede die cut in half and adhered it to the back of the sentiment making a small mat. I adhered the sentiment to the card front using a Stampin’ Dimensionals and Glue Dot. I tied a knot with a piece of the Natural Finish 7/8″ Ribbon and adhered it to the card front using Glue Dots.

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On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Charming Sentiments in Soft Suede Ink on a panel of Basic White cardstock. I stamped the tree trunk image from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set in Soft Suede Ink on the bottom of the panel. I stamped the solid treetop image from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set in Crushed Curry Ink over the branches. I stamped the detailed treetop image in Pumpkin Pie Ink over the Crushed Curry image. I stamped the splotch image in Crushed Curry and Pumpkin Pie Inks below the tree. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Soft Suede mat, then to the inside of the Crushed Curry card base.

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To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the tree images from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set in Crushed Curry, Pumpkin Pie and Soft Suede Inks on the envelope front. I adhered a panel of Butterfly Kisses DSP to the envelope flap.

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Thank you for stopping by my blog today. I hope you like the 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:   CD74ZSKH

Use this host code when placing an order with me. When you order $50 or greater you will receive a free gift from me! If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any 1 item valued up to $10.00 from the 2022-2023 Annual Catalog or the July – December 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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September 1 – September 30!!!

Every week in the month of September Stampin’ Up! will be offering a selection of discounted products. Discounts and product selection will vary from week to week.

Head over to my Online Store Here to see the Weekly Deals for this week.

  • New products added each week on 1, 8, 15, and 22 September.
  • Week 1: Sept 1−7, Week 2: Sept 8−14, Week 3: Sept 15−21, Week 4: Sept 22−28
  • Promotion ends 28 September.
  • Product options and discounts vary based on inventory availability.
  • All order types qualify for this promotion
  • Discounted items can be added to a Starter Kit.
  • Get the most up-to-date product information on the online store beginning 1 September.

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Available Now!!

Some things are great on their own but become epic when they are paired with something else: cereal and milk, toast and butter, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. We may be biased, but our favorite combo is our stamp sets and dies—and that’s what the Perfect Partners promotion is all about! 

We created six new dies that coordinate with stamp sets in the 2022–2023 Annual Catalog and the July–December 2022 Mini Catalog. These coordinating dies will only be available during this promotion and will not be offered in any catalog.  

These stamp sets and dies are available separately or as a bundle. By buying the bundle, you and your customers will save 10% off the retail price. 

Put these wonderful stamp sets and dies together for more papercrafting fun!

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Ho Ho Ho

Subscribe September 11 – October 10

‘Tis the season to make your own Christmas cards with the Ho Ho Ho Paper Pumpkin Kit! This kit contains whimsical designs of Santa and his reindeer in a classic Christmas color palette which is sure to match various styles of holiday décor and look great on mantles everywhere. 
Each kit contains enough supplies to create 9 festive cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes. These cards are sure to bring the warm holiday spirit. 
And word from the North Pole is that this kit coordinates with next month’s Paper Pumpkin tag kit and the special add-on product! With so much coordination between products, you’ll have a breeze at creating a cohesive look for all your holiday gifting needs. Make this season the most wonderful time of the year for your loved ones—and for yourself!

This kit includes:

  • Ho Ho Ho Photopolymer Stamp Set
  • Early Espresso Classic Stampin’ Spot
  • Printed card bases
  • Printed envelopes
  • Printed die cuts
  • Die-cut labels
  • Iridescent foil die-cut snowflakes
  • Vellum
  • Vanilla expoy dots
  • Adhesive dots
  • Mini Dimensionals

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

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Bermuda Bay, Cherry Cobbler, Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Shaded Spruce, Sweet Sorbet, Very Vanilla

Subscribe to the October Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 September and 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:

  • Basic White Cardstock 2 – 4″ X 5 1/4″ (artwork, sentiment & inner liner)
  • Crushed Curry 4 1/4x 11″ (card base scored & folded at 5 1/2″)
  • Soft Suede Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front mat), 3″ X 1″ (sentiment mat), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Butterfly Kisses 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Beauty of Friendship 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’s blog, thank you for stopping by. This week we have Sketch Challenge. Here is my card using this week’s Sketch.

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I used the Stampin’ Up! Beauty of Friendship Photopolymer Stamp Set along with the Neutrals 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper, Stampin’ Up! Charming Sentiments Photopolymer Stamp Set and the Seasonal Labels Dies for my card today.

Here’s our sketch for this week.

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I started by adhering a panel of the Neutrals DSP to a Soft Suede card base.

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On a panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the tree trunk image from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set in Soft Suede Ink. I stamped the solid image of the treetop from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set in Crushed Curry Ink and the detailed treetop image in Pumpkin Pie Ink over the Crushed Curry image. I cut the image out using the largest die from the Seasonal Labels Dies.

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I adhered the die cut image to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I stamped the sentiment from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set in Soft Suede Ink on a panel of Basic White cardstock. I cut the sentiment out using the smaller die from the Seasonal Labels Dies. I adhered a piece of Crumb Cake Bakers Twine from the Bakers Twine Essential Pack to the artwork using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the sentiment over the twine using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Rustic Metallic Adhesive-Backed Dots to the card front.

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On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Charming Sentiments stamp set in Soft Suede Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the tree trunk image from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set in Soft Suede Ink. I stamped the treetop images from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set in Crushed Curry and Pumpkin Pie Inks. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Pumpkin Pie mat and then to the inside of the Soft Suede card base.

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To complete my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the tree images from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set in Soft Suede, Crushed Curry and Pumpkin Pie on the envelope front. I adhered a panel of the Neutrals DSP to the envelope flap.

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

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

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:   CD74ZSKH

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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September 1 – September 30!!!

Every week in the month of September Stampin’ Up! will be offering a selection of discounted products. Discounts and product selection will vary from week to week.

Head over to my Online Store Here to see the Weekly Deals for this week.

  • New products added each week on 1, 8, 15, and 22 September.
  • Week 1: Sept 1−7, Week 2: Sept 8−14, Week 3: Sept 15−21, Week 4: Sept 22−28
  • Promotion ends 28 September.
  • Product options and discounts vary based on inventory availability.
  • All order types qualify for this promotion
  • Discounted items can be added to a Starter Kit.
  • Get the most up-to-date product information on the online store beginning 1 September.

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Available Now!!

Some things are great on their own but become epic when they are paired with something else: cereal and milk, toast and butter, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. We may be biased, but our favorite combo is our stamp sets and dies—and that’s what the Perfect Partners promotion is all about! 

We created six new dies that coordinate with stamp sets in the 2022–2023 Annual Catalog and the July–December 2022 Mini Catalog. These coordinating dies will only be available during this promotion and will not be offered in any catalog.  

These stamp sets and dies are available separately or as a bundle. By buying the bundle, you and your customers will save 10% off the retail price. 

Put these wonderful stamp sets and dies together for more papercrafting fun!

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Ho Ho Ho

Subscribe September 11 – October 10

‘Tis the season to make your own Christmas cards with the Ho Ho Ho Paper Pumpkin Kit! This kit contains whimsical designs of Santa and his reindeer in a classic Christmas color palette which is sure to match various styles of holiday décor and look great on mantles everywhere. 
Each kit contains enough supplies to create 9 festive cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes. These cards are sure to bring the warm holiday spirit. 
And word from the North Pole is that this kit coordinates with next month’s Paper Pumpkin tag kit and the special add-on product! With so much coordination between products, you’ll have a breeze at creating a cohesive look for all your holiday gifting needs. Make this season the most wonderful time of the year for your loved ones—and for yourself!

This kit includes:

  • Ho Ho Ho Photopolymer Stamp Set
  • Early Espresso Classic Stampin’ Spot
  • Printed card bases
  • Printed envelopes
  • Printed die cuts
  • Die-cut labels
  • Iridescent foil die-cut snowflakes
  • Vellum
  • Vanilla expoy dots
  • Adhesive dots
  • Mini Dimensionals

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

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Bermuda Bay, Cherry Cobbler, Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Shaded Spruce, Sweet Sorbet, Very Vanilla

Subscribe to the October Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 September and 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:

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

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Stampin’ Up! Beauty of Friendship 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. I actually have today off since I worked both Monday and Tuesday for the end and beginning of the month’s bills. I’m so used to having Tuesday’s off and working on Wednesday’s that I lose track of what day it is. I’m still trying to wrap my head around March being here already. Before you know it, Spring and Summer will be here, my favorite seasons of the year.

Before I get started, today is a very special day. It’s my little fur baby, Jasmine’s 14th birthday. She’s been my side kick for the last 13 3/4 years following me everywhere I go and always happy to see me, I can’t imagine life without her. The best part is she doesn’t talk back and no student loans to pay. Happy Birthday my sweet baby.

When we got her in May of 2008
One of her favorite places to lay down
She loves our new patio as much as us
Her new favorite spot now

It’s time for another inspiration challenge for The Card Concepts. The inspiration photo this week is Wearing O’ The Green.  Here is my card that was inspired from the challenge photo.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Beauty of Friendship Photopolymer Stamp Set along with the Beauty of The Earth Designer Series Paper for my Clean and Layered card today. I was inspired by the tree and colors in the photo for my card.

I hope you will take a moment to visit The Card Concepts and join us for our challenge #170.  How are you inspired by this photo?

I started by embossing a Bumblebee card front using the Timber 3D Embossing Folder. I adhered a panel of Beauty of The Earth DSP to the left side of the panel using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I adhered a panel of Beauty of The Earth DSP to an Early Espresso mat using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the layered panel to the card front and a strip of Beauty of The Earth DSP over the panel towards the bottom of the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the card front to an Early Espresso card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the tree trunk image from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set in Early Espresso Ink. I stamped the leaf image from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set in Old Olive Ink on the branches. I stamped the detail leaf image from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set in Mossy Meadow Ink over the other leaf image. I stamped the splatter image from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set in Bumblebee Ink around the tree image. I cut the image out using the 2nd largest circle from the Layering Circles Dies. I stamped the sentiment from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set in Old Olive Ink next to the tree image. I adhered the artwork to a coordinating scalloped circle that I cut from a panel of Early Espresso cardstock using my Layering Circles Dies. I adhered the layered artwork to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Brushed Metallic Dots to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set in Old Olive Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the tree, leaf and splatter images from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set the same as I did for the card front on the bottom left of the panel. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Bumblebee mat and then to the inside of the Early Espresso card base.

To complete my card, I decorated a Basic Whtie Medium Envelope. I stamped the tree, leaf and splatter images from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set on the envelope front the same as I did for the card. I adhered a panel of Beauty of The Earth 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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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 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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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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Paper Pumpkin Price Increases Beginning March 1

On March 1, 2022, Paper Pumpkin kits will see a slight increase in price for both month-to-month orders and prepaid subscriptions. Despite Covid’s continued strain on the global economy, Stampin’ Up! has been working diligently to maintain the lowest possible price for our Paper Pumpkin kits–including absorbing costs to prevent price increases. However, as we continue to see greater cost increases to raw materials, shipping, and overhead, we have made the decision to increase pricing in order to maintain the high quality and value of the monthly kit.

Here are the details:

You will begin to see the price change on paper pumpkin.com

beginning February 11, with the start of the March subscription period.

Shipping added based on order total at time of check out. 

Prepaid codes–both redeemed and unredeemed–purchased before the 1 March price change will maintain their full value. No additional payment will be required. 

Prices for past kits and refills released before March 1, 2022 will remain unchanged.

Let me know if you have any questions about the price changes.  ***If you purchase Prepaid Paper Pumpkin Kits during February, you’ll save a few $$ and possibly earn some free Sale-a-bration items too!

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Now Available – 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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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 3″ X 3″ (artwork), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Bumblebee Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Early Espresso Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″), 2 1/4″ X 2 3/4″ (dsp mat), 3″ X 3″ (scalloped circle)
  • Beauty of The Earth Designer Series Paper 3″ X 5 1/4″, 2 1/8″ X 2 5/8″, 1 1/2″ X 4″ (card front panels), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Beauty of Friendship Hello Fun Fold Card

Good Tuesday morning my stamping friends. How has everyone’s week started off? Hope you are having a productive one.

Today’s card is another one that we made at our team meeting on Sunday. This card was designed by Mary Deatherage. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Beauty of Friendship Bundle along with the Beauty of The Earth Designer Series Paper for my card today.

I started by folding the Old Olive card base in half as a normal book fold card. I then folded the front panel back on the score line. I adhered the small section together using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I adhered 2 panels of the Beauty of The Earth DSP to Misty Moonlight mats using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the 2 panels to the card base using Stampin’ Seal. I stamped the splotch image from the Stampin’ Up! Beauty of Friendship Photopolymer Stamp Set in Misty Moonlight Ink, stamping off once, on the small Basic White panel. I adhered the Basic Whtie panel to a Misty Moonlight mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

Using my Beautiful Trees Dies, I cut the large tree image from a panel of the Beauty of The Earth DSP and trimmed the bottom with my Paper Snips so that it would fit on the card front. I cut the solid tree top die from a panel of Old Olive cardstock. I cut the detailed treetop die from a panel of the Beauty of The Earth DSP. I cut the bird die from a scrap of Misty Moonlight cardstock. I first adhered the solid treetop to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the tree trunk die using tiny amounts of Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the detailed tree die on top using small amounts of Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I stamped the sentiment from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set in Misty Moonlight Ink on a small panel of Basic White cardstock. I cut the sentiment out using my Ornate Frames Dies. I threaded a piece of White Bakers Twine from the Bakers Twine Essential Pack through the tag and tied a small bow. I adhered the tag to the treetop using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the bird to the tag using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I added a few Bumblebee Trinkets to the artwork.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set in Misty Moonlight Ink on a Basic Whtie panel. I stamped the small tree trunk image on the side of the panel in Early Espresso Ink. I stamped the small solid treetop image from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set in Old Olive Ink. I stamped the detailed treetop image from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set in Mossy Meadow Ink. I stamped the splotch image from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set in Mossy Meadow Ink, stamping off once, around the tree. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Misty Moonlight mat and then to the inside of the Old Olive card base.

To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the tree from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set the same as I did for the card on the envelope front. I adhered a panel of the Beauty of The Earth DSP to the envelope flap.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today. I hope you liked the card designed by Mary and will give it a try. This is another super simple fun fold card that can be used in many ways. 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:   JSPXUJD6

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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Stampin’ Up! is offering FREE Shipping on all orders of $50+ placed on Wednesday, December 8!!

Time for you to stock up and save on your favorite Stampin’ Up! products! What’s the big occasion?  On December 8 only, Stampin’ Up! is offering FREE shipping on orders subtotaling $50 or more. This incredible deal lasts for ONE DAY ONLY, so get your lists ready and get your order submitted early on Wednesday!

ORDERING INFORMATION:
  • All order types qualify for this promotion (customer, demonstrator, workshop, and online).
  • Free shipping applies after the qualifying amount (per market) has been met.
  • The minimum qualifying amount to receive free shipping is $50 USD / $65 CAD or more (before tax).
  • If you or your customers are using a coupon code, please remember that coupon codes are non-commissionable and will lower the order’s retail amount. The order must still meet the qualifying threshold to be eligible for free shipping.
  • Free shipping only applies during the 24-hour period the promotion, this means that the order must be opened and closed on 8 December.
  • With the exception of month-to-month Paper Pumpkin subscriptions, all Stampin’ Up! products qualify for the promotion.
  • Prepaid Paper Pumpkin subscriptions are eligible for FREE shipping under the same rules as all other Stampin’ Up! items during the promotion.
  • Month-to-month Paper Pumpkin subscriptions are NOT eligible for free shipping. Subscriptions billed and shipped this month will be charged for the normal amount ($22 USD / $30 CAD shipping included) + tax.
  • Due to the global shipping crisis, all orders placed during the free shipping promotion cannot be guaranteed to arrive by 25 December 2021. 
ORDERING DEADLINES:
  • Wednesday, 8 December 2021; 11:59 PM (MT)

Get your lists ready and get everything that you’re wanting with FREE shipping on Wednesday December 8, 2021, in my online store Here. Contact me if you have any questions at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com. Be sure to use my CURRENT HOST JSPXUJD6 for your free gift. HAPPY SHOPPING!!!

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Stampin’ Up! has updated the Clearance Rack with a few new goodies!  Head over there quick to get your hands on some great deals.  But hurry!!  Clearance Rack deals are only while supplies last!

CLICK HERE to head over to my online store to shop those great deals now!!  Have fun shopping!

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The July–December 2021 Mini Catalog will be retiring soon! t’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!  Beginning December 1, Stock up on your favorite products before they’re gone for good! Save up to 50% on essential craft supplies. The selection of Last Chance Products is only available while supplies last.

Click Here to open the full retiring list from the July-December 2021 Mini Catalog (includes the sale prices that start on December 1)

Click Here to see the full carryover list (items that will continue to be available and items that will be available again in the July-December 2022 Mini Catalog)

Last Chance Sale Details:

  • See the full Retiring List (products that will no longer be available once the catalog retires) with the sale prices Here. The sale prices start on December 1!
  • See the Carryover List (products that will still be available once the catalog retires) Here.
  • All retiring 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.
  • Last Chance Sales Period:  Starts December 1, 2021 at 12:01 AM MT and ends January 3, 2022 at 11:50 PM MT

Let me know if you have any questions and don’t forget to pick up any of those items on the retiring list that you’re wanting soon so that you don’t miss out!

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LOTS OF PUN

Subscribe November 11 – December 10

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What’s not to “loaf” about a punny joke? It never hurts to have a little laughter, light-heartedness, and humor sprinkled into your schedule. If you’re a fan of fun, get a kick out of clever crafts, and can’t keep it together when you hear a classic knee-slapper, you’ll go bananas over this month’s cute ‘n’ quirky kit!

The Lots of Pun Paper Pumpkin Kit includes enough egg-citing elements to create nine cards and coordinating envelopes. From giddy gingham to splatters and stripes, this playful Paper Pumpkin kit features a fun and fresh look with one-of-a-kind patterns and designs! Egg-cellent for any occasion, reason, or season throughout the year, the kit’s pun-packed stamp set provides completely customizable characters for a very versatile crafting experience. Pair each stamp with its matching die-cut snack, then mix up the faces and accessories for an absolutely adorable accent!

Pick up your friends and family with pun-filled projects. December’s delightful kit is sure to make ‘em smile!

Details

  • The 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 Lots of Pun Stamp Set is a builder stamp set! This means the included images can be mixed and matched to build a variety of unique characters with different looks and features.
  • 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: Crumb Cake, Daffodil Delight, Early Espresso, Granny Apple Green, Pool Party, Poppy Parade
  • Includes a Classic Stampin’ Spot

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 3″ X 3″ (artwork), 4″ X 4″ (inner liner)
  • Misty Moonlight Cardstock 2 – 4 1/8″ X 4 1/8″ (card front & inner liner mats), 1″ X 4″ (side panel mat), 3 1/8″ X 3 1/8″ (artwork mat)
  • Old Olive Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored & folded at 5 1/2″ & 6 3/4″)
  • Beauty of The Earth Designer Series Paper 4″ X 4″ (card front), 7/8″ X 4″ (side panel), panel for tree trunk and panel for detailed treetop, 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Beauty of Friendship Thinking of You

Good Monday morning my stamping friends. How was everyone’s weekend? Has anyone gone to get their tree yet? My husband went on Saturday and it’s sitting outside until we’re ready to set it up. Unfortunately, my house isn’t fully decorated yet. At the rate I’m going, I’m not sure it’s going to get finished either.

Today’s card is one that we made at our team meeting yesterday. This card was designed by Tara Carpenter. There were 3 of us that presented and all 3 of us designed a fun fold card without knowing what the other was doing. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Beauty of Friendship Photopolymer Stamp Set along with the Beauty of The Earth Designer Series Paper for my card today.

I started by folded a 5 1/2″ X 6 1/2″ Mossy Meadow card base at 4 1/4″. I scored the 4 3/8″ X 4 1/4″ panel of Mossy Meadow cardstock at 1/4″.

I adhered a panel of the Beauty of The Earth DSP to the card front using Stampin’ Seal. I wrapped a piece of Gold 1/4″ Shimmer Ribbon around the card base and secured it with Tear & Tape on the back.

I adhered a panel of Beauty of The Earth DSP to the small Mossy Meadow panel using Stampin’ Seal. I folded the panel of the score line and adhered it to the inside of the Mossy Meadow card base using Tear & Tape. On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the small tree image from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set in Soft Suede Ink. I stamped the tree top image from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set in Mossy Meadow Ink on top of the branches. I stamped the sentiment from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set in Mossy Meadow Ink across the bottom of the tree. I cut the image out using my Stitched So Sweetly Dies. I adhered the die cut to the small panel using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Gold Metallic Pearls to the artwork.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Inspired Thoughts Cling Stamp Set in Mossy Meadow Ink to the left of a Basic White panel. I adhered a panel of Beauty of The Earth DSP to the right side of the panel using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the Basic Whtie panel to the inside of the Mossy Meadow card base using Stampin’ Seal.

To finish my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the tree image from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set on the envelope front the same as I did for the card. I adhered a panel of Beauty of The Earth DSP to the envelope flap.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today. I hope you liked my card designed by Tara. This was a very easy fun fold that went together really quick, and you can do a lot with it. 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:   JSPXUJD6

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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Stampin’ Up! has updated the Clearance Rack with a few new goodies!  Head over there quick to get your hands on some great deals.  But hurry!!  Clearance Rack deals are only while supplies last!

CLICK HERE to head over to my online store to shop those great deals now!!  Have fun shopping!

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The July–December 2021 Mini Catalog will be retiring soon! t’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!  Beginning December 1, Stock up on your favorite products before they’re gone for good! Save up to 50% on essential craft supplies. The selection of Last Chance Products is only available while supplies last.

Click Here to open the full retiring list from the July-December 2021 Mini Catalog (includes the sale prices that start on December 1)

Click Here to see the full carryover list (items that will continue to be available and items that will be available again in the July-December 2022 Mini Catalog)

Last Chance Sale Details:

  • See the full Retiring List (products that will no longer be available once the catalog retires) with the sale prices Here. The sale prices start on December 1!
  • See the Carryover List (products that will still be available once the catalog retires) Here.
  • All retiring 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.
  • Last Chance Sales Period:  Starts December 1, 2021 at 12:01 AM MT and ends January 3, 2022 at 11:50 PM MT

Let me know if you have any questions and don’t forget to pick up any of those items on the retiring list that you’re wanting soon so that you don’t miss out!

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LOTS OF PUN

Subscribe November 11 – December 10

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What’s not to “loaf” about a punny joke? It never hurts to have a little laughter, light-heartedness, and humor sprinkled into your schedule. If you’re a fan of fun, get a kick out of clever crafts, and can’t keep it together when you hear a classic knee-slapper, you’ll go bananas over this month’s cute ‘n’ quirky kit!

The Lots of Pun Paper Pumpkin Kit includes enough egg-citing elements to create nine cards and coordinating envelopes. From giddy gingham to splatters and stripes, this playful Paper Pumpkin kit features a fun and fresh look with one-of-a-kind patterns and designs! Egg-cellent for any occasion, reason, or season throughout the year, the kit’s pun-packed stamp set provides completely customizable characters for a very versatile crafting experience. Pair each stamp with its matching die-cut snack, then mix up the faces and accessories for an absolutely adorable accent!

Pick up your friends and family with pun-filled projects. December’s delightful kit is sure to make ‘em smile!

Details

  • The 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 Lots of Pun Stamp Set is a builder stamp set! This means the included images can be mixed and matched to build a variety of unique characters with different looks and features.
  • 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: Crumb Cake, Daffodil Delight, Early Espresso, Granny Apple Green, Pool Party, Poppy Parade
  • Includes a Classic Stampin’ Spot

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 2 3/4″ X 3 3/4″ (artwork), 5 3/8″ X 4 1/8″ (inner liner)
  • Mossy Meadow Cardstock 5 1/2″ X 6 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″), 4 3/8″ X 3 1/4″ (side panel scored & folded at 1/4″)
  • Beauty of The Earth Designer Series Paper 2 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front), 1 3/4″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Beauty of Friendship Fun Fold Sympathy

Good Saturday morning my stamping friends. Welcome to the weekend. Sorry I missed yesterday, but I took a bit of a turn for the worst with whatever this is that I have. It started as pneumonia, then I got a sinus infection on top of that. The whole thing is really affecting my asthma so they are trying one more med before hospitalizing me. I’m really hoping this med works. So, since I’m down for the count I won’t be working this weekend. I really prefer to be healthy when I have a weekend off. I’m hoping to still be able to attend our in person team meeting Sunday, but we’ll see how I’m doing. If I can’t go in person, I’ll still be able to attend via zoom.

With that being said, I missed my Fun Fold Friday, so I thought I’d bring it to you today. This is actually the card I designed for our team meeting. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Beauty of Friendship Bundle along with the Stampin’ Up! Inspired Thoughts Cling Stamp Set and the Beauty of The Earth Designer Series Paper for my card today.

I started by adhering a panel of Beauty of The Earth DSP to the small Misty Moonlight card base using Stampin’ Seal. From a panel of Basic White cardstock I cut the tree from the Beautiful Trees Dies and adhered it to the small card front using small amounts of Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I cut the 2 birds from a panel of Cherry Cobbler cardstock using my Beautiful Trees Dies and adhered them to the tree using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I stamped the sentiment from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set in Night of Navy Ink on a panel of Basic White cardstock. I cut the sentiment out using the Beautiful Trees Dies and adhered it to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Inspired Thoughts stamp set in Night of Navy Ink. I stamped the tree image from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set in Soft Suede Ink on the bottom of the panel. I adhered the Basic White panel to the inside of the small Misty Moonlight card base.

I adhered a panel of Beauty of The Earth DSP to the front of the Night of Navy card base using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the small card front to the larger card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a panel Basic White cardstock, I stamped the sentiment from the Inspired Thoughts stamp set in Night of Navy Ink. I stamped the tree image from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set in Soft Suede Ink on the bottom of the panel. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Misty Moonlight mat and then to the inside of the Night of Navy card base.

To complete my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the tree image from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set in Soft Suede Ink on the envelope front. I adhered a panel of the Beauty of The Earth 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:   JSPXUJD6

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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Stampin’ Up! has updated the Clearance Rack with a few new goodies!  Head over there quick to get your hands on some great deals.  But hurry!!  Clearance Rack deals are only while supplies last!

CLICK HERE to head over to my online store to shop those great deals now!!  Have fun shopping!

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The July–December 2021 Mini Catalog will be retiring soon! t’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!  Beginning December 1, Stock up on your favorite products before they’re gone for good! Save up to 50% on essential craft supplies. The selection of Last Chance Products is only available while supplies last.

Click Here to open the full retiring list from the July-December 2021 Mini Catalog (includes the sale prices that start on December 1)

Click Here to see the full carryover list (items that will continue to be available and items that will be available again in the July-December 2022 Mini Catalog)

Last Chance Sale Details:

  • See the full Retiring List (products that will no longer be available once the catalog retires) with the sale prices Here. The sale prices start on December 1!
  • See the Carryover List (products that will still be available once the catalog retires) Here.
  • All retiring 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.
  • Last Chance Sales Period:  Starts December 1, 2021 at 12:01 AM MT and ends January 3, 2022 at 11:50 PM MT

Let me know if you have any questions and don’t forget to pick up any of those items on the retiring list that you’re wanting soon so that you don’t miss out!

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LOTS OF PUN

Subscribe November 11 – December 10

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What’s not to “loaf” about a punny joke? It never hurts to have a little laughter, light-heartedness, and humor sprinkled into your schedule. If you’re a fan of fun, get a kick out of clever crafts, and can’t keep it together when you hear a classic knee-slapper, you’ll go bananas over this month’s cute ‘n’ quirky kit!

The Lots of Pun Paper Pumpkin Kit includes enough egg-citing elements to create nine cards and coordinating envelopes. From giddy gingham to splatters and stripes, this playful Paper Pumpkin kit features a fun and fresh look with one-of-a-kind patterns and designs! Egg-cellent for any occasion, reason, or season throughout the year, the kit’s pun-packed stamp set provides completely customizable characters for a very versatile crafting experience. Pair each stamp with its matching die-cut snack, then mix up the faces and accessories for an absolutely adorable accent!

Pick up your friends and family with pun-filled projects. December’s delightful kit is sure to make ‘em smile!

Details

  • The 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 Lots of Pun Stamp Set is a builder stamp set! This means the included images can be mixed and matched to build a variety of unique characters with different looks and features.
  • 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: Crumb Cake, Daffodil Delight, Early Espresso, Granny Apple Green, Pool Party, Poppy Parade
  • Includes a Classic Stampin’ Spot

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 4 1/2″ X 3 1/4″ (tree), 3″ X 4 3/4″ (inner liner for small card), 1″ X 3″(sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Cherry Cobbler Cardstock 1 1/2″ X 1 1/4″ (birds)
  • Misty Moonlight Cardstock 3 1/4″ X 10″ (small card base scored & folded at 5″), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Night of Navy Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored & folded at 5 1/2″)
  • Beauty of The Earth Designer Series Paper 3 1/8″ x 4 7/8″(small card base card front), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (large card base card front), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Beauty of Friendship CAS

Good Monday morning my stamping friends. Welcome to a new week. How was everyone’s weekend? Did anyone do anything fun?

Today I have a quick and easy CAS card for you. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Beauty of Friendship Photopolymer Stamp Set along with the Beauty of The Earth Designer Series Paper for my card today.

I started by adhering a panel of Beauty of The Earth DSP to a Mossy Meadow mat using Stampin’ Seal.

I adhered the layered panel to a Merry Merlot card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. On a small panel of Beauty of The Earth DSP I stamped the sentiment from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set in Merry Merlot Ink

I adhered some Linen Thread to the card front using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the sentiment over the Linen Thread using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Brushed Metallic Dots to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Pretty Pumpkin Cling Stamp Set in Merry Merlot Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the tree trunk image from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set in Soft Suede Ink on the bottom of the panel. I stamped the tree top image from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set in Merry Merlot Ink on top of the trunk image. I stamped the leaf image in Merry Merlot Ink below the tree. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Mossy Meadow mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Merry Merlot card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the large tree image from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set in Soft Suede and Merry Merlot Inks on the envelope front. I adhered a panel of the Beauty of The Earth DSP to the envelope flap.

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   US3JFJ62

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.

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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Awesome Joining Promotions Until September 30, 2021

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There is an AWESOME joining promotion happening!  If you purchase the Starter Kit between August 3 and September 30, you’ll get to pick a FREE bundle from this list!

  • Frosted Gingerbread
  • Christmas Season
  • Christmas To Remember
  • Whimsical Trees
  • Peaceful Deer
  • Sweet Little Stockings
  • Penguin Place
  • Peaceful Cabin
  • Arctic Bears
  • Beauty Of Tomorrow
  • Gorgeous Leaves
  • Nature’s Harvest

When you purchase the Starter Kit for $99 + taxes (if applicable), the kit ships for FREE and YOU get to pick $125 in Stampin’ Up! merchandise OF YOUR CHOICE. If you purchase the kit during Sale-a-bration, you’ll get an additional FREE bundle from the select twelve listed above (with a value up to $60.25!!) with your kit!  A free bundle in addition to $125 in merchandise for $99, YES PLEASE!! You will also get a past Paper Pumpkin Kit and other supplies free in your kit.

If you are planning on placing an order of $100, you might really want to consider joining. This is such an awesome joining deal, you don’t want to pass it up. There is no obligation to sell, have workshops or do Facebook lives. You can join strictly to be a ‘hobby demonstrator’ and enjoy the 20% discount. I would love to have you on my team!!! You also get to enjoy all the demonstrator perks like early ordering, sneak peeks at what’s coming and best of all the events. Why wait, this is such a great sign up promotions, join now and be a part of our awesome Stampin’ Up! family!!!

If you have any questions about joining, please drop me a note at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com, I’d love to talk with you about it! You can find more information about joining on my blog @ creativestampingdesigns.com

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Haunts & Harvest

Subscribe August 11 – September 10

Hay, there! Experience everything the autumn season has to offer with the Haunts & Harvest Paper Pumpkin Kit! This month’s kit includes enough supplies to create 12 treat boxes—4 each of 3 designs. That means you can take your pick of apple, pumpkins, or jack-o-lantern treat boxes! Plus, the Paper Pumpkin box is designed to easily transform into a vintage wheelbarrow for you to display your harvest!

Whether you’re thinking about crisp red apples or you’re ready to carve some spooky jack-o-lanterns (or both!), the Haunts & Harvest Paper Pumpkin Kit—designed in a vivid fall palette—is a hands-on crafting experience for all autumn lovers!

Details:

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create 12 treat packages—4 each of 3 designs. The all-inclusive kit includes printed die-cut boxes, die-cut sheets, adhesive, and more!
  • Finished treat box size: 2-1/2″ x 2″ (6.4 x 5.1 cm)
  • Includes an exclusive stamp set and a Classic Stampin’ Spot
  •  Coordinating colors: Basic Black, Pale Papaya, Poppy Parade, Pumpkin Pie, Soft Succulent

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Merry Merlot Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Mossy Meadow Cardstock 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front mat), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Beauty of The Earth Designer Series Paper 3 3/4″ X 5″ (card front), 2 1/4″ x 1″ (sentiment), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Beauty of Friendship for The Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Good Thursday morning my stamping friends! Happy July!! Another month gone and a new one starting. 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. Be sure to take a moment to hop around to see everyone’s beautiful projects. Here is my card using this weeks Colors.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Beauty Of Friendship Bundle along with the Beauty Of The Earth Designer Series Paper. I got the inspiration for my card looking out my back window at my Purple Plum tree with the Gold Finches sitting in it.

I started by adhering a panel of Beauty Of The Earth DSP to a Misty Moonlight card base using Stampin’ Seal. I cut another panel of the Beauty Of The Earth DSP using my Paper Snips around the trees and adhered it to the bottom of the card front using Stampin’ Seal.

From a panel of Cinnamon Cider cardstock I cut the largest tree die from my Beautiful Trees Dies. I cut the solid tree top die from a panel of Merry Merlot cardstock and the detailed leaf tree top from a panel of Beauty Of The Earth DSP using the Beautiful Trees Dies. I adhered the Cinnamon Cider tree to the front of the Merry Merlot tree top using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the detailed leaf tree top to the front of the tree using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the tree to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I cut 2 birds from a panel of Bumblebee cardstock using the Beautiful Trees Dies and adhered them to the tree using Glue Dots. On a panel of Vellum cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Beauty Of Friendship stamp set in Misty Moonlight Ink. I cut the sentiment out using the Stitched Rectangle Dies. I adhered the sentiment to the card front using a Glue Dot and a Stampin’ Dimensional. I added a few Bumblebee 2020-2022 In-Color Square Gems to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Beauty Of Friendship stamp set in Misty Moonlight Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the smaller tree image from the Beauty Of Friendship stamp set in Cinnamon Cider Ink on the bottom of the panel. I stamped the detail leaf image in Merry Merlot Ink on the top of the tree. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Merry Merlot mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Misty Moonlight card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To complete my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the tree image from the Beauty Of Friendship stamp set in Cinnamon Cider Ink on the envelope front. I stamped the detail leaf image in Merry Merlot Ink on top of the tree. I adhered a panel of Beauty Of The Earth DSP to the envelope flap.

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

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Sue Prather:

Karen Finkle:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic: You Are Here

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:  CEWAN9UD

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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Available starting today

SAVE 15% ON DESIGNER SERIES PAPER JULY 1 – AUGUST 2!

We all love gorgeous Designer Series Paper, and during this incredible sale, you can enjoy a 15% discount on select papers from the 2021–2022 Annual Catalog! July is a great time to stock up and save on some of Stampin’ Up!’s most popular paper designs!

PROMOTION DETAILS:

  • Sales Period:  July 1 – August 2
  • 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.
  • Order Deadline:  August 2, 2021 at 11:59 PM (MT)

Click on image below for a printable PDF of the Designer Series Papers

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The Adventure Begins

Subscribe June 11 – July 10

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

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

Details

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

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Bumblebee Cardstock 1″ X 1 1/4″ (birds)
  • Cinnamon Cider Cardstock 3″ X 4″ (tree)
  • Merry Merlot Cardstock 4′ X 5 1/4″ (back tree top), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Misty Moonlight Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″)
  • Beauty Of The Earth Designer Series Paper 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front), 2 1/4″ X 4 1/8″ (bottom card front panel), 3″ X 3″ (tree top), 2 1/2″ X 6″ (envelope flap)
  • Vellum Paper 1 1/4″ x 2 3/4″ (sentiment)

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Stampin’ Up! Beauty of Friendship Sympathy

Good Tuesday morning my stamping friends. Hope everyone’s week has started out productive. Before I get started I just want to remind everyone that tomorrow is the LAST day to order items from the retiring January – June 2021 Mini Catalog. Things have been selling out fast. Then on Thursday, July 1st, the Designer Series Paper Sale starts. Information on the sale is listed below.

Today’s card is another clean and simple card and it’s a masculine one. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Beauty Of Friendship Photopolymer Stamp Set along with some In Good Taste Designer Series Paper.

I started by adhering a panel of In Good Taste DSP to a Misty Moonlight mat using Stampin’ Seal.

I cut a panel of Soft Suede cardstock using the 4th from the smallest Stitched Rectangle Die. On the bottom of the panel I stamped the sentiment from the Beauty Of Friendship stamp set in Versamark Ink. I immediately sprinkled it with my White Stampin’ Emboss Powder and set it using my Heat Tool I adhered the panel to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I cut a panel of Basic White cardstock using the 4th from the smallest Stitched Rectangle Die. I stamped the tree image from the Beauty Of Friendship stamp set in Soft Suede Ink on the panel. I stamped the tree top image from the Beauty Of Friendship stamp set in Old Olive Ink on top of the branches. I stamped the ground image in Soft Suede Ink, stamping off once, on either side of the bottom of the tree trunk. I adhered the panel to the card front overlapping the Soft Suede panel, using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I wrapped a piece of Linen Thread around the card front twice and tied a knot. I adhered the card front to a Misty Moonlight card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On the inside I stamped the sentiments from the Stampin’ Up! Inspired Thoughts Cling Stamp Set in Soft Suede Ink on a panel of Basic White cardstock. I stamped the tree image from the Beauty Of Friendship stamp set in Soft Suede Ink on the bottom of the panel. I stamped the tree top from the Beauty Of Friendship stamp set in Old Olive Ink on the top of the branches. I stamped the ground image in Soft Suede Ink, stamping off once, on either side of the tree trunk. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Soft Suede mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Misty Moonlight card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the tree image from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set in Soft Suede Ink on the envelope front. I stamped the tree top image in Old Olive Ink on top of the branches. I adhered a panel of In Good Taste 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:  FW2DDUZR

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.

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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SAVE 15% ON DESIGNER SERIES PAPER JULY 1 – AUGUST 2!

We all love gorgeous Designer Series Paper, and during this incredible sale, you can enjoy a 15% discount on select papers from the 2021–2022 Annual Catalog! July is a great time to stock up and save on some of Stampin’ Up!’s most popular paper designs!

PROMOTION DETAILS:

  • Sales Period:  July 1 – August 2
  • 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.
  • Order Deadline:  August 2, 2021 at 11:59 PM (MT)

Click on image below for a printable PDF of the Sale Designer Series Papers

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The Adventure Begins

Subscribe June 11 – July 10

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

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

Details

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

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

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

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Final Days to grab your favorite items that will be retiring.

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

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

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

DETAILS

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

SALES PERIOD

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 3 3/4″ X 2 1/2″ (artwork), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Misty Moonlight Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front mat)
  • Soft Suede Cardstock 3 3/4″ X 2 1/2″ (card front panel), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • In Good Taste Designer Series Paper 3 3/4″ X 5″ (card front), 2 1/2″ X 6″ (enveloper flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Beauty of Friendship Masculine Card

Good Monday morning my stamping friends and Happy Memorial Day!!! Please remember the reason we celebrate today. For all those that gave their lives for us, that never made it back home to their families.

Hard to believe another month gone. Is anyone going to or having a picnic today? I’ll be having a small picnic like I do every year. My daughter’s birthday falls near Memorial Day every year, so we always celebrate her birthday with a picnic. Hopefully all this rain we’ve been having will clear up to be an ok day. I think we’ve had all the rain we were suppose to have in April and May in these past 4 days. Today’s card is another one we will be making at our Stamp Camp card class tomorrow night. My design is from my team leader Amy Koenders. She made cards with this design, but different DSP a while back and I asked her if I could CASE it for my class. Here’s my card for today.

I used the new Stampin’ Up! Beauty of Friendship Bundle for my card today along with the Well Suited Designer Series Paper. This DSP will be retiring at the end of June. If it’s paper that you like, get it before it’s gone. I think it’s the perfect masculine paper.

I started by cutting a panel of Well Suited DSP using my Stitched Rectangle Dies. I adhered the panel to a Basic Black mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to a Pacific Point card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

From another panel of the Well Suited DSP I cut the largest tag from the Tailored Tags Dies. I cut the small tag topper from a scrap of Pacific Point cardstock using the Tailored Tags Dies and adhered it to the top using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I threaded a piece of Gray Granite 1/4″ Shimmer Ribbon through the top and looped it so it would hold. I adhered the tag to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a strip of Basic White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Beauty of Friendship Photopolymer Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I cut the sentiment out using the label die from the Beautiful Trees Dies. I cut another label out from a strip of Pacific Point cardstock. I adhered the Pacific Point label to the tag using Stampin’ Seal then the sentiment label above using Stampin’ Seal. I added a few Matte Black Dots to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiments from the Stampin’ Up! A Good Man Cling Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Ink in the center of a Basic White panel. I adhered a strip of Well Suited DSP to the bottom of the panel using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Basic Black mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Pacific Point card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I added a strip of the Well Suited DSP to the front of a Basic White Medium Envelope and a panel to the envelope flap.

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS: QH7JDXHB

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

 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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TODAY IS THE LAST DAY TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE AWESOME

Stampin’ Up! Join + Promotion May 4-31 

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

PROMOTION DATES: 4–31 MAY 2021

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

DETAILS

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

SALES PERIOD

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

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

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Expressions In Color

Subscribe May11 – June 10

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

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

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

Details

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

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

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

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

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

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

PROMOTION DATES:  MAY 4 – JUNE 14, 2021

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

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

Looking For The BEST Deal???

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic Black Cardstock 4 7/8″ x 3 1/2″ (card front mat), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Basic White Cardstock 1″ x 2 1/2″ (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″), 1′ X 2 1/2″ (sentiment mat)
  • Well Suited Designer Series Paper 5 1/4″ x 3 3/4′ (card front), 2 1/4″ X 4′ (tag), 1/4″ X 4″ (strip on inner liner), 1″ X 6″ (envelope front), 2 1/2″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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