Stampin’ Up! Pretty Pumpkin for The Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Good Thursday morning my stamping friends! Welcome to our Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop. I hope everyone is doing well today. If you are hopping over from Akiko Sudano’s blog, thank you for stopping by my blog. This week we have a Color Challenge. I can’t wait to see what everyone has created this week. 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! Pretty Pumpkins Cling Stamp Set the Stampin’ Up! Encircled in Friendship Cling Stamp Set and the Stampin’ Up! Beauty of Tomorrow Cling Stamp Set for my card today.

These are the beautiful colors we had to work with this week.

I started by adhering a panel of Blackberry Beauty Specialty Designer Series Paper to a Polished Pink mat using Stampin’ Seal. I wrapped a piece of Early Espresso 1/4″ Faux Suede Trim around the layered panel and tied a bow. I adhered the layered card front to a Blackberry Bliss card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Pretty Pumpkins stamp set in Cinnamon Cider Ink. I punched the sentiment out using the Everyday Label Punch and adhered it to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I added a few of the gold leaves from the Expressions In Ink Ephemera Pack to the card front under the label using Glue Dots. I added a few gold Brushed Metallic Dots to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Encircled in Friendship stamp set in Cinnamon Cider Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the fern image from the Beauty of Tomorrow stamp set in Rich Razzleberry Ink, stamping off twice on scrap paper, on the side of the panel. I adhered a strip of the Blackberry Beauty DSP to the side of the panel using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Polished Pink mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Blackberry Bliss card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To complete my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the fern image from the Beauty of Tomorrow stamp set in Rich Razzleberry Ink, stamping off once, to the envelope front. I adhered a panel of Blackberry Beauty 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:

Kristi Gray:

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:   JAK446GF

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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Final Days of This Awesome Joining Promotion and Sale-a-bration

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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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Peaceful Christmas

Subscribe September 11 – October 10


When you picture a peaceful Christmas, what comes to mind? Do you see snow outside your window, softly swirling through the sky? A tree trimmed with tinsel, a fire crackling nearby? Maybe you’re dreaming of decorating a holly jolly gingerbread house. Can you catch a whiff of Christmas cookies wafting through the air?

Whatever it is you think about when Christmas comes to town, picture a peaceful Christmas with the Peaceful Christmas Paper Pumpkin Kit! This glimmering and gleaming kit is your creative kickstart to Christmas cardmaking. With sprinkles of snow, shimmering silver skies, and heartwarming holiday wishes, you’ll have enough elements and embellishments to create 10 Christmas cards and coordinating envelopes.

Speaking of coordination, make even more Christmas magic with Peaceful Place products! Our stunning Peaceful Place Suite Collection (item 156277) pairs perfectly with the kit’s components. Brew a cup of cocoa, snuggle up with a soft blanket, and prepare for a cozy craft night in!

Details:

  • The kit contains enough elements to create 10 Christmas cards—5 each of 2 designs—and coordinating envelopes. This all-inclusive kit includes printed card bases, die-cut paper pieces, embellishments, adhesive, and more!
  • October’s kit arrives in a cute collectible box covered with enchanting evergreen trees. Use this special, limited-edition box to store your holiday handicrafts, or transform it into a well-wrapped package for a present!
  • The kit’s contents pair perfectly with the Peaceful Place Suite Collection (item 156277). To continue your Christmas crafting, combine the kit’s components with the suite’s patterned paper, shimmery sequins, 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: Basic Gray, Real Red, Shaded Spruce, silver foil

Subscribe to the October 2021 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″ X 3″ (sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Blackberry Bliss Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Polished Pink Cardstock 2 – 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front & inner liner mats)
  • Blackberry Beauty Specialty Designer Series Paper 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front), 3/4″ X 4″ (inner liner strip), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Seasons of Fun for The Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Good Thursday morning my stamping friends! Welcome to our Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop. I hope everyone is doing well today. If you are hopping over from Akiko Sudano’s blog, thank you for stopping by my blog. This week we have a Theme Challenge. Be sure to take a moment to hop around to see everyone’s beautiful projects. Here is my card using this weeks Theme.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Seasons of Fun Host Cling Stamp Set along with the Beauty of The Earth Designer Series Paper for my card today.

Our Theme this week is Autumn/Harvest.

I started by adhering a panel of Beauty of The Earth DSP to a Cajun Craze mat using Stampin’ Seal then to a Mossy Meadow card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the fall image from the Seasons of Fun stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I colored the image using my Basic Black, Cajun Craze, Cherry Cobbler, Cinnamon Cider, Ivory, Misty Moonlight, Night of Navy and Pumpkin Pie Stampin’ Blends Markers. I cut the image out using the 5th largest Stitched Rectangle Dies. The die wasn’t the size that I wanted, so I cut the top half, moved the die to the size I wanted lining up the stitches, turned the image and cut the bottom half. I adhered the artwork to a Mossy Meadow mat using Stampin’ Seal then to a Cajun Craze mat using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the layered panel to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Using my Playful Alphabet Dies, I cut the letters from a panel of Cajun Craze and Mossy Meadow cardstocks. I adhered the letters together making a shadow effect using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the letters to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Beauty of Tomorrow Cling Stamp Set in Mossy Meadow Ink. I stamped the large splotch image from the Stampin’ Up! Gorgeous Leaves Cling Stamp Set in Cajun Craze Ink, stamping off once, over the sentiment . I stamped the small trio of leaves image from the Gorgeous Leaves stamp set in Cajun Craze Ink on the corners of the panel. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Cajun Craze mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Mossy Meadow card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To complete my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the small leaf image from the Gorgeous Leaves stamp set in Cajun Craze Ink on the envelope front. 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:

Kristi Gray:

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:   JAK446GF

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 3 1/4″ X 3 3/4″ (artwork), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Cajun Craze Cardstock 2 – 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front & inner liner mats), 2 7/16″ X 2 7/8″ (artwork mat), 1 1/4″ X 5 3/4″ (letters)
  • Mossy Meadow Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″), 2 5/16″ x 2 3/4″ (artwork mat), 1 1/4″ X 5 3/4″ (letters)
  • Beauty of The Earth Designer Series Paper 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope)

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Stampin’ Up! In Your Words for The Happy Inkin’ Thursdy Blog Hop

Good Thursday morning my stamping friends! Welcome to our Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop. I hope everyone is doing well today. If you are hopping over from Akiko Sudano’s blog, thank you for stopping by my blog. This week we have a Sketch Challenge. Be sure to take a moment to hop around to see everyone’s beautiful projects. Here is my card using this weeks Sketch.

I used the Stampin’ Up! In Your Words Cling Stamp Set along with the Blackberry Beauty Designer Series Paper and Stampin’ Up! Beauty of Tomorrow Cling Stamp Set for my card today.

This is our sketch for this week.

I started by adhering a panel of Blackberry Beauty DSP to a Rich Razzleberry mat using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered a smaller panel of Blackberry Beauty DSP to a Rich Razzleberry mat using Stampin’ Seal and adhered it to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue

On a small panel of Very Vanilla cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the In Your Words SAB Host stamp set in Versamark Ink. I immediately sprinkled it with Gold Embossing Powder and set is using my Heat Tool. I cut the sentiment out with the Ornate Frames Dies. I cut the detailed frame from a panel of Rich Razzleberry cardstock using my Ornate Frames Dies and adhered the sentiment to the center using Stampin’ Seal.

I adhered a length of 3/8″ Gold Shimmer Ribbon to the card front with Stampin’ Seal and adhered the framed sentiment over the ribbon using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the card front to a Cinnamon Cider card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On the inside I stamped the sentiments from the Beauty of Tomorrow stamp set in Rich Razzleberry Ink on a Very Vanilla panel. I stamped the floral image from the Beauty of Tomorrow stamp set in Rich Razzleberry Ink on the bottom of the panel. I adhered a strip of the Blackberry Beauty DSP to the side of the panel using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the Very Vanilla panel to a Rich Razzleberry mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Cinnamon Cider card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To complete my card I decorated a Very Vanilla Medium Envelope. I stamped the floral image from the Beauty of Tomorrow stamp set multiple times on the envelope front in Rich Razzleberry Ink without reinking. I adhered a panel of the Blackberry Beauty 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:

Kristi Gray:

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:   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

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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:

  • Cinnamon Cider Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Rich Razzleberry Cardstock 2 – 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (card front & inner liner mats), 2″ X 5 1/4″ (dsp mat), 2 1/2″ X 2 1/2″ (sentiment frame)
  • Very Vanilla Cardstock 2″ X 2″ (sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Blackberry Beauty Designer Series Paper 4″ x 5 1/4″ (card front), 1 7/8″ x 5 1/4″ (card front panel), 3/4″ x 4″ (inner liner strip), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Beauty of Tomorrow Thank You

Good Wednesday morning my stamping friends. How is everyone’s week going? We’re halfway through and on our way to the weekend already. I’m so excited, tomorrow I’ll be heading down the shore for the day. It’s our 1st, and probably last, time this summer. The beach is my happy place. I get lost in my thoughts listening to the waves and taking long walks along the water. I’m so looking forward to going.

Today’s card we made last night at our team meeting. My team leader, Jaimie, decided to do some mystery stamping. She gave us all the cardstock and DSP measurements. We had to pick the stamp set and colors we wanted and she talked us through making our cards. All our cards were different, but yet the same. It was so much fun, I can’t wait to do it again. Here’s the card I made.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Beauty of Tomorrow Cling Stamp Set along with the Harvest Meadow Designer Series Paper for my card.

I started by randomly stamping the images from the Beauty of Tomorrow stamp set in Cinnamon Cider, Misty Moonlight and Soft Succulent Inks on a panel of Basic White cardstock. I embossed the panel using my Timework Type 3D Embossing Folder.

I cut the artwork into 1″ strips using my Paper Trimmer and adhered them to the Basic White mat, leaving a tiny space between the strips, using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the layered panel to an Evening Evergreen mat using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered a panel of Harvest Meadow DSP to a Basic White mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to a Soft Succulent card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the layered artwork to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a panel of Evening Evergreen cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Nature’s Harvest Cling Stamp Set in Versamark Ink. I immediately sprinkled it with White Embossing Powder and set it using my Heat Tool. I cut the sentiment out using my Ornate Frames Dies. I adhered a length of Soft Succulent 3/8″ Open Weave Ribbon to the top of the artwork using a tiny amount of Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the sentiment over the ribbon using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few 2021-2023 In-Color Jewels to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Nature’s Harvest stamp set in Soft Succulent Ink on a panel of Basic White cardstock. I stamped the images from the Beauty of Tomorrow stamp set in Cinnamon Cider, Misty Moonlight and Soft Succulent Inks on the panel. I adhered the Basic White panel to an Evening Evergreen mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Soft Succulent card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the images from the Beauty of Tomorrow stamp set on the envelope front in Cinnamon Cider, Misty Moonlight and Soft Succulent Inks. I adhered a panel of Harvest Meadow 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:   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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State Sales Tax Holidays

For those of you living in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Massachusetts, Missouri, Mississippi, New Mexico, Ohio, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia…you’ve got sales tax holidays coming up!!

The good news is that some items in the Stampin’ Up! Catalogs qualify for the sales tax holidays!  The list of sales tax holidays by state and items in that state that qualify are listed below (click on the image to open up a full-size printable document):

Please note that you must place your order with Stampin’ Up! during the tax holiday period in order to receive these items tax-free (which is midnight on the first day to midnight on the last day of the tax holiday).  Also, keep in mind that this is a state sales tax holiday; the state statute may not apply to county, city, and special jurisdiction taxes.

If you live in one of those states, YAY!  Have fun shopping tax free during your holiday!

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Hope Box

Subscribe July 11 – August 10

Empower yourself and others with the Hope Box Paper Pumpkin Kit! Created from the heart and soul of Stampin’ Up! cofounder, Shelli, the Hope Box Paper Pumpkin Kit reminds us why life is precious. This month’s Paper Pumpkin kit includes supplies to create nine encouraging cards and coordinating envelopes in an inspiring color palette, and a specially designed Hope Box!

The Hope Box is designed to be a keepsake box—keep mementos of cherished memories or reminders of what’s yet to come. Collect treats and trinkets that represent what hope means to you in your Hope Box and look inside for inspiration or share it with a friends who could use some uplifting!

What will you put in your Hope Box? Letters, song lyrics, inspiring quotes, and photographs are powerful reminders of hope and connection—and great additions to a Hope Box.

  • Kit contains supplies to create nine cards and coordinating envelopes and comes in a special box!
  • The box is specially designed to turn into a Hope Box—a keepsake box full of cherished items to add hope to your life or in the lives of others.
  • Includes an exclusive stamp set and a Classic Stampin’ Spot
  • 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: Bermuda Bay, Blackberry Bliss, Bumblebee, Melon Mambo, Petal Pink, Pool Party, Poppy Parade

Subscribe to the August 2021 Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 July and 10 August 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 4″ (artwork), 3 1/8″ x 4 1/4″ (artwork mat), 2 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (dsp mat), 4″ x 5 1/4″(inner liner)
  • Evening Evergreen Cardstock 3 1/4″ x 4 3/8″ (artwork mat), 3″ X 1 1/4″ (sentiment), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Soft Succulent Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″)
  • Harvest Meadow Designer Series Paper 2 3/8″ X 5 1/2″ (card front panel), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelopeflap)

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

Good Thursday morning my stamping friends! Welcome to our Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop. I hope everyone is doing well today. If you are hopping over from Akiko Sudano’s blog, thank you for stopping by my blog. This week we have a Sketch Challenge. Be sure to take a moment to hop around to see everyone’s beautiful projects. Here is my card using this weeks Sketch.

I used the new Stampin’ Up! Beauty of Tomorrow Bundle along with the Beauty of The Earth Designer Series Paper for my card today.

Here’s our sketch for this week.

I started by adhering a panel of Beauty of The Earth DSP to a Misty Moonlight card base using Stampin’ Seal.

I cut a panel of Basic White cardstock using my Stitched Rectangle Dies. I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Beauty of Tomorrow Cling Stamp Set in Misty Moonlight Ink on the bottom of the rectangle. I stamped the leafy image from the Beauty of Tomorrow stamp set in Bumblebee Ink, stamping off once on scrap paper, on the side of the sentiment. I stamped the floral leaf image from the Beauty of Tomorrow stamp set in Cajun Craze Ink, stamping off once on scrap paper, on the other side of the sentiment. On a scrap of Basic White cardstock I stamped the bird image from the Beauty of Tomorrow stamp set in Cinnamon Cider Ink and cut it out using the Beautiful Leaves Dies.

I adhered the stitched rectangle to a Misty Moonlight mat using Stampin’ Seal. I wrapped a piece of Misty Moonlight/Silver Bakers Twine from the Flowers For Every Season Ribbon Combo Pack around the top of the layered panel twice and tied a bow. I adhered the layered panel to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the bird to the panel using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few 2020-2022 In-Color Square Gems to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Beauty of Tomorrow stamp set in Misty Moonlight Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the leafy image from the Beauty of Tomorrow stamp set in Bumblebee Ink, stamping off once, on the side of the panel. I adhered a strip of Beauty of The Earth DSP to the bottom of the panel using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Misty Moonlight 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 leafy image from the Beauty of Tomorrow stamp set in Bumblebee Ink on the envelope 3 times without reinking the stamp. I stamped the bird image from the Beauty of Tomorrow stamp set in Cinnamon Cider Ink on the envelope front. 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:

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:   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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State Sales Tax Holidays

For those of you living in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Massachusetts, Missouri, Mississippi, New Mexico, Ohio, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia…you’ve got sales tax holidays coming up!!

The good news is that some items in the Stampin’ Up! Catalogs qualify for the sales tax holidays!  The list of sales tax holidays by state and items in that state that qualify are listed below (click on the image to open up a full-size printable document):

Please note that you must place your order with Stampin’ Up! during the tax holiday period in order to receive these items tax-free (which is midnight on the first day to midnight on the last day of the tax holiday).  Also, keep in mind that this is a state sales tax holiday; the state statute may not apply to county, city, and special jurisdiction taxes.

If you live in one of those states, YAY!  Have fun shopping tax free during your holiday!

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Hope Box

Subscribe July 11 – August 10

Empower yourself and others with the Hope Box Paper Pumpkin Kit! Created from the heart and soul of Stampin’ Up! cofounder, Shelli, the Hope Box Paper Pumpkin Kit reminds us why life is precious. This month’s Paper Pumpkin kit includes supplies to create nine encouraging cards and coordinating envelopes in an inspiring color palette, and a specially designed Hope Box!

The Hope Box is designed to be a keepsake box—keep mementos of cherished memories or reminders of what’s yet to come. Collect treats and trinkets that represent what hope means to you in your Hope Box and look inside for inspiration or share it with a friends who could use some uplifting!

What will you put in your Hope Box? Letters, song lyrics, inspiring quotes, and photographs are powerful reminders of hope and connection—and great additions to a Hope Box.

  • Kit contains supplies to create nine cards and coordinating envelopes and comes in a special box!
  • The box is specially designed to turn into a Hope Box—a keepsake box full of cherished items to add hope to your life or in the lives of others.
  • Includes an exclusive stamp set and a Classic Stampin’ Spot
  • 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: Bermuda Bay, Blackberry Bliss, Bumblebee, Melon Mambo, Petal Pink, Pool Party, Poppy Parade

Subscribe to the August 2021 Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 July and 10 August 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″ (card front & inner liner)
  • Misty Moonlight Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card based scored & folded at 5 1/2″), 4 14″ X 3 1/8″ (rectangle mat), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Beauty of The Earth Designer Series Paper 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front), 5/8″ X 4″ (inner liner strip). 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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