Stampin’ Up Bird Ballad Laser Cut Butterfly Wishes

Good Wednesday morning my fellow stampers.  The 2019-2020 Annual Catalog went live yesterday.  Did everyone start ordering from your wish list?  I placed my order and I should be receiving it this morning.  I can’t wait to start stamping and sharing with you.

For today’s card I used the Bird Ballad Laser Cut Cards.  It’s a nice simple quick and easy card that looks like you took hours to make.  The set of cards that come in this tin would make a perfect gift for someone.  All you have to do is decorate the cards and put them back in the tin.  Tie a ribbon around the tin and you have a beautiful homemade gift. Here’s my card.

I started by adhering a panel of the Perennial Essence Designer Series Paper behind the laser cut out of the card using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up Butterfly Wishes Stamp Set in Mossy Meadow Ink on a panel of Very Vanilla cardstock.  I cut the sentiment out using the 3rd smallest Stitched Nested Labels Dies.  I adhered the sentiment to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a small panel of Very Vanilla cardstock I stamped 3 of the butterflies from the Butterfly Wishes stamp set in Terracotta Tile Ink.  I punched the butterflies out using the Butterfly Duet Punch and adhered the butterflies to the sentiment using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On the inside I stamped another one of the butterfly images from the Butterfly Wishes stamp set in Terracotta Tile Ink, stamping off 4 times, in the center of a Very Vanilla panel.  I stamped the sentiment from the Butterfly Wishes stamp set in Mossy Meadow Ink over the butterfly.  I adhered the Very Vanilla panel to the inside of the Bird Ballad Laser Cut Card using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated one of the envelopes that comes with the Bird Ballad Laser Cut Cards & Tin.  I stamped the flower and butterfly images from the Butterfly Wishes stamp set in Terracotta Tile Ink on the front of the envelope.  I adhered a piece of Perennial Essence DSP to the envelope flap.  Isn’t the scalloped edge of the envelope beautiful?

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

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

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For any orders $50 or more I will send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click here or go to my Customer Rewards to see what this months tutorials are.

Click here to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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Share A Little Love – June Paper Pumpkin Kit!

ONLY 5 DAYS LEFT TO SUBSCRIBE

Care about someone? Why not tell them?

The Paper Pumpkin June kit makes it easy for you to scatter sunshine this summer—whenever, with whomever. Not only do we give you 16 fun-sized, beach-themed cards and envelopes, but the kit also includes an exclusive carrying case so you’ll always have your cards on hand to share wherever you go. And don’t forget the exclusive stamp set and ink spot that completes every Paper Pumpkin kit!!

More about the June Kit:

  • In order to receive the June Paper Pumpkin Kit, you must have an active subscription by June 10 at 11:50 PM (MT).
  • The kit creates 16 fun-sized, beach-themed cards and envelopes.
  • Coordinating colors: Coastal Cabana, Crumb Cake, and Old Olive

Check out the quick video created by Stampin’ Up! with some sneak peaks of the June kit!
If you’re interested in subscribing to Paper Pumpkin yourself, you can either sign up for a subscription where you are billed monthly for your kit or you can purchase a prepaid subscription in my online store.  To see more information and to sign up for the monthly subscription, click here.  To see the options for prepaid subscriptions in my online store, click here.  Let me know if you have any questions.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Very Vanilla Cardstock 5 1/4″ X 4″ (inner liner), 1 3/4″ X 3″ (card front sentiment), scrap for butterflies
  • Perennial Essence Designer Series Paper 5 7/16″ X 4 3/16″ (piece behind card front), piece for envelope flap

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Stampin’ Up Butterfly Wishes Friendship Card Sneak Peek

Good Thursday morning my fellow stampers and welcome to today’s blog.  How is everyone doing?  We’re past the halfway mark for the week and on our way to a long holiday weekend.  Is anyone making any plans? Anyone going to or having a picnic?  I have a picnic every year celebrating my daughter’s birthday.  She was a Memorial Weekend baby.  This year she will be 21!  I don’t where the years have gone.

For today I have another sneak peek for you.  In case anyone is interested, we only have 12 days till the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog goes live, YAY!!  Is everyone’s wish list as long as mine?  I used the new Stampin’ Up Butterfly Wishes Cling Stamp Set for my card today.  It’s such a beautiful set.  Here’s my card.

I’ve joined in with the CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge #322.  Here are their colors.

I started with a Thick Whisper White card base and stamped the branch image from the Butterfly Wishes stamp set in the top right .  I used my Coastal Cabana, Pumpkin Pie and Soft Suede Stampin’ Write Markers to color the stamp in.  This is a great way to get multiple colors on your stamp without having to color the image in.

I then took a panel of Pumpkin Pie cardstock and cut it on a diagonal.  I stamped the bottom with the sentiment from the Butterfly Wishes stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  I adhered the Pumpkin Pie panel to the card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a piece of Daffodil Delight cardstock I stamped 2 large and 1 small butterflies from the Butterfly Wishes stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  I punched the butterflies out using the Butterfly Duet Punch.  I adhered the butterflies to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals and bent their wings up a little.  I added a few Coastal Cabana Glitter Enamel Dots to the card front.

On the inside I stamped another one of the butterfly images from the Butterfly Wishes stamp set in Pumpkin Pie Ink, stamping off 3 times to get a light image, on a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the sentiment from the Butterfly Wishes stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink over the butterfly image.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Pumpkin Pie mat using Snail and then to the inside of the Thick Whisper White card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped a couple of the butterfly images from the Butterfly Wishes stamp set on the envelope front in Daffodil Delight and Pumpkin Pie Inks.  I adhered a piece of Daffodil Delight Brights     6 X 6 Designer Series Paper to the envelope flap.  There was no DSP used on the card, but I figured since this paper will be retiring as of June 3rd, why not use it.  I also stamped a butterfly from the Butterfly Wishes stamp set on a scrap of Pumpkin Pie cardstock in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink, punched it out using the Butterfly Duet Punch and adhered it below the envelope flap using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

Thank you so much for stopping by my blog today.  I hope you liked my card and will give it a try.  The Butterfly Wishes stamp set will be available June 4th for purchase.  It’s truely a beautiful set.  I just love the sentiments from it and the fonts.  The Butterfly Duet Punch is available now as part of a bundle with the Stampin’ Up Butterfly Gala Stamp Set or you can purchase it individually.  Happy Stamping!!

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

The Clearance Rack has been updated with lots of new deals! So check it out

Click here to shop the clearance rack.

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS: 4WY7GYTC

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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If you are interested in joining my team click here for details or email me.  I’d love to have you on my team.

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Share A Little Love – June Paper Pumpkin Kit!

Care about someone? Why not tell them?

The Paper Pumpkin June kit makes it easy for you to scatter sunshine this summer—whenever, with whomever. Not only do we give you 16 fun-sized, beach-themed cards and envelopes, but the kit also includes an exclusive carrying case so you’ll always have your cards on hand to share wherever you go. And don’t forget the exclusive stamp set and ink spot that completes every Paper Pumpkin kit!!

More about the June Kit:

  • In order to receive the June Paper Pumpkin Kit, you must have an active subscription by June 10 at 11:50 PM (MT).
  • The kit creates 16 fun-sized, beach-themed cards and envelopes.
  • Coordinating colors: Coastal Cabana, Crumb Cake, and Old Olive

Check out the quick video created by Stampin’ Up! with some sneak peaks of the June kit!
If you’re interested in subscribing to Paper Pumpkin yourself, you can either sign up for a subscription where you are billed monthly for your kit or you can purchase a prepaid subscription in my online store.  To see more information and to sign up for the monthly subscription, click here.  To see the options for prepaid subscriptions in my online store, click here.  Let me know if you have any questions.

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Stampin’ Up! has posted their retiring lists for the 2018-19 Annual Catalog and 2019 Occasions Catalog.  Head over to my online store to pick up those retiring items now!  They’re only available while supplies last from now through June 3!

A few notes about the lists:

  • Due to high demand for retiring stamp sets, these items will have guaranteed availability until May 24; all other products are not guaranteed and are available while supplies last only.
  • Order deadline to get the retiring products:  June 3, 2019; 11:50 PM (MT)

Please note, some of the bundle items may be carrying over into the new 2019-2020 Annual Catalog.  However, the bundle pricing will go away, so get them while you can at the discounted price!!

Stampin’ Up! Retirement List Clarification

It looks like every single stamp set from the 2018-19 Annual Catalog is being retired and that isn’t the case, the carryover sets are being transitioned to Cling Mount.

The stamp sets offered in clear-mount or wood-mount in the 2018–2019 annual catalog that are carrying over into the 2019–2020 annual catalog will be offered in clear-mount and/or wood-mount until existing inventory has been depleted or until June 4, 2019 (whichever comes first).

If the inventory is depleted, you will be notified of the automatic switch to cling when placing an order for that stamp set. This means that you may end up purchasing select cling stamp sets (in carryover artwork) before they can be ordered from the catalog!  All carryover rubber stamp sets will be available in cling medium only (with the exception of background stamps in North America) beginning June 4, 2019.

You can download copies of the full retiring lists in PDF Form here:

  • Click here to get a copy of the full retiring list from the Occasions Catalog.
  • Click here to get a copy of the full retiring list from the 2018-19 Annual Catalog.

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EVERYTHING IS ROSY PRODUCE MEDLEY – AVAILABLE NOW!!

WHAT IS A PRODUCT MEDLEY?

Product medleys are new to Stampin’ Up!. In addition to being filled to the brim with cute, coordinating products, we’ve designed our product medleys to provide you with endless creative possibilities.

The Everything Is Rosy Product Medley includes these exclusive products:

  • Everything Is Rosy Photopolymer Stamp Set—18 stamps
  • Everything Is Rosy Dies—10 dies; largest die 2-7/8″ x 1″
  • 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper Stack—48 sheets; 8 each of 6 double-sided designs
  • 6″ x 6″ rose gold foil paper—8 sheets
  • Printed die cuts—2 sheets
  • Rose gold die cuts—4 sheets; 2 each of 2 designs
  • Rose gold adhesive backed mirror embellishments—60 embellishments; 1/4″
  • Melon Mambo 1/4″ Ruched Ribbon—10 yards
  • Night of Navy/Rose Gold 3/8″ Metallic –Edge Ribbon—10 yards
  • Rose Gold Shimmer Paint—1/2 oz.

Sales Period: May 1–31, 2019 while supplies last!

Click the image below to head over to my online store to get yours now!

Everything is Rosy Product Medely  [150059] $80.00

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Daffodil Delight Cardstock 2″ X 3 1/2″ (butterflies)
  • Pumpkin Pie Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″  (cut on a diagonal, card front), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner mat), 2 1/2″ X 2″ (butterfly on back of envelope)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 3 3/4″ X 5″ (inner liner)
  • Thick Whisper White Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at        5 1/2″)
  • Brights 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper (for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up Butterfly Gala Incredible Like You

Good Tuesday morning my fellow stampers.  How has you week started off?

For today I have, what I call a Peek-A-Boo card.  It’s a lot easier than it looks to make.  I used the Stampin’ Up Butterfly Gala Bundle and the Stampin’ Up Incredible Like You Stamp Set.  Here’s my card.

See how the sentiment peeks through the window.  I joined in with Just Add Ink color challenge #454.  I have to admit I am not a huge fan of yellows, but once I put it on the card, I really liked it  Here are their colors.

I started by using my Big Shot and the 2nd largest square from the Layering Squares Framelits Dies and placed it near the top of the Pineapple Punch 2018-2020 In-Colors Designer Series Paper and cut it out.

I placed the cut DSP on top of the Blueberry Bushel card base and centered it.  I took the 4th largest scalloped square from the Layering Squares Framelits Dies and ran it through my Big Shot to cut the opening in the card base.  I wrapped a piece of the Coastal Cabana/Granny Apple Green 3/8″ Reversible Ribbon around the DSP and tied a knot.  I adhered the DSP to the card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I placed a Whisper White panel inside the card base and stamped the sentiment from the Incredible Like You stamp set in Blueberry Bushel Ink so that it was centered through the window.

On a piece of scrap Whisper White cardstock I stamped one of the butterfly images from the Butterfly Gala stamp set in Blueberry Bushel Ink.  I stamped the top wings of the butterfly in Pineapple Punch Ink.  I then punched the 4 butterflies (2 large and 2 small) out using the Butterfly Duet Punch.  I adhered the 2 larger butterflies to the window opening of the card front so that they hung over inside the window, using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I also added a few of the Glitter Enamel Dots to the card front.

I adhered the stamped Whisper White panel to the inside of the Blueberry Bushel card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I adhered the 2 smaller butterflies by the sentiment using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the larger butterfly from the Butterfly Gala stamp set in Blueberry Bushel and Pineapple Punch Inks on the envelope front.  I adhered a piece of the Pineapple Punch 2018-2020 In-Colors 6 X 6 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!!

Just a reminder that if you are wanting the Butterfly Gala Bundle, now is the time to get it.  The stamp set and the punch will be available in the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog, but not with the bundle discount.  Also, the Incredible Like You stamp set will be retiring as of June 3rd, so if it’s something you’ve been wanting, now’s the time.

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

The Clearance Rack has been updated with lots of new deals! So check it out

Click here to shop the clearance rack.

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS: 4WY7GYTC

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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If you are interested in joining my team click here for details or email me.  I’d love to have you on my team.

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If you’re on my mailing list I will be sending you a catalog as soon as I get them the beginning of May. If you want to be on my mailing list, you must have placed an order of $50 or more before May 1st 2019.

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Stampin’ Up! has posted their retiring lists for the 2018-19 Annual Catalog and 2019 Occasions Catalog.  Head over to my online store to pick up those retiring items now!  They’re only available while supplies last from now through June 3!

A few notes about the lists:

  • Due to high demand for retiring stamp sets, these items will have guaranteed availability until May 24; all other products are not guaranteed and are available while supplies last only.
  • Order deadline to get the retiring products:  June 3, 2019; 11:50 PM (MT)

Click the images below to head over to shop the specific retiring items:

Please note, some of the bundle items may be carrying over into the new 2019-2020 Annual Catalog.  However, the bundle pricing will go away, so get them while you can at the discounted price!!

Stampin’ Up! Retirement List Clarification

It looks like every single stamp set from the 2018-19 Annual Catalog is being retired and that isn’t the case, the carryover sets are being transitioned to Cling Mount.

The stamp sets offered in clear-mount or wood-mount in the 2018–2019 annual catalog that are carrying over into the 2019–2020 annual catalog will be offered in clear-mount and/or wood-mount until existing inventory has been depleted or until June 4, 2019 (whichever comes first).

If the inventory is depleted, you will be notified of the automatic switch to cling when placing an order for that stamp set. This means that you may end up purchasing select cling stamp sets (in carryover artwork) before they can be ordered from the catalog!  All carryover rubber stamp sets will be available in cling medium only (with the exception of background stamps in North America) beginning June 4, 2019.

Here is the list of stamp sets that WILL be in the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog.  The stamp sets on this list will not be retiring, they will simply be transitioned to Cling Mount moving forward:

  • Accented Blooms
  • Animal Outing
  • Artisan Textures
  • Barn Door
  • Beautiful Day
  • Beautiful You
  • Bee Thankful
  • Birthday Backgrounds
  • Bokeh Dots
  • Botanical Bliss
  • Country Road
  • Crafting Forever
  • Dandelion Wishes
  • Dashing Deer
  • First Frost
  • Flourishing Phrases
  • Gallery Grunge
  • Healing Hugs
  • Heartland
  • Hold on to Hope
  • Itty Bitty Greetings
  • Kindness & Compassion
  • Label Me Pretty
  • Lilypad Lake
  • Little Elephant
  • Little Twinkle
  • Love You to Pieces
  • Magical Mermaid
  • Painted Glass
  • Peaceful Place
  • Perennial Birthday
  • Pop of Petals
  • Rooted in Nature
  • Sea of Textures
  • Sorry for Everything
  • Special Celebrations
  • Stitched All Around
  • This Little Piggy
  • Tropical Chic
  • Winter Woods

Any other stamp sets in the 2018-19 Annual Catalog that are NOT on this list will be retired.  Sorry again for the confusion!  Stampin’ Up! is aware of the confusion and hopefully will be posting an updated list for us.

You can download copies of the full retiring lists in PDF Form here:

  • Click here to get a copy of the full retiring list from the Occasions Catalog.
  • Click here to get a copy of the full retiring list from the 2018-19 Annual Catalog.

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About the “Shelli” Kit

Shelli Gardner worked closely with designers and concept artists to create a Paper Pumpkin kit that is uniquely hers. It includes an exclusive photopolymer stamp set, paper and crafting materials to create 12 mailable cards (3 cards of 4 unique designs), 12 exclusive, coordinating envelopes, and a Classic Stampin’ Spot.

Coordinating colors: Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Old Olive, Petal Pink, Pool Party, Pretty Peacock, Soft Suede, and Very Vanilla

  • In order to receive the Hugs from Shelli kit, the subscriber must have an active subscription by May 10 at 11:50 PM (MT).
  • Supplies may be limited toward the end of the subscription period.

Don’t miss out on the May Paper Pumpkin.  Click HERE to subscribe.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Blueberry Bushel Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • 2018-2020 In-Color Designer Series Paper 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front)

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Stampin’ Up Vertical Greetings Z-Fold Card

Good Friday morning my fellow stampers.  How was your week?  Is anyone doing anything fun this weekend?

For today’s card I made a Z-Fold card.  I just love doing this type of card.  I used the Stampin’ Up Vertical Greetings Stamp Set.  I also used some of the Botanical Butterfly Designer Series Paper that is a FREE item with Sale-A-Bration.   Just a little reminder, Sale-A-Bration will be ending on March 31, 2019.  If you haven’t gotten the free items that you would like, now’s the time to get that order placed.  Don’t miss out on getting all the free goodies you want.  Here is today’s card.

I started with a Thick Very Vanilla card base scored at 4 1/4″ and 2 1/8″.  I stamped one of the potted plant images from the Vertical Greetings stamp set on the front of the card base.  I colored the image in using my Balmy Blue, Early Espresso, Grapefruit Grove and Lemon Lime Twist Stampin’ Write Markers.  This is a great way to stamp an image using multiple colors on the same stamp.  I stamped the sentiment from the same stamp set next to the image in Early Espresso Ink.

On a scrap piece of Very Vanilla cardstock I stamped the squirrel and bird images from the Stampin’ Up Sitting Pretty Stamp Set in Basic Gray, Smoky Slate and Balmy Blue Inks.  Using my Big Shot I cut the squirrel, bird and park bench out with my Pretty Park Framelits Dies.  I cut the park bench out using Wood Textures Designer Series Paper so that it had the wooden look.

I adhered the squirrel and bird to the park bench using Glue Dots and adhered the park bench to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  Using my Butterfly Duet Punch I punched out some of the butterflies from the Botanical Butterfly Designer Series Paper.  I adhered a couple to the card front using Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On the inside I adhered a panel of the Botanical Butterfly Designer Series Paper using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. On a small panel of Very Vanilla cardstock I stamped the sentiments from the Stampin’ Up Itty Bitty Birthday Stamp Set in Early Espresso Ink.  I adhered the Very Vanilla panel to the left of the inside so that it wouldn’t show when the card was closed.  I adhered some more butterflies to the card base using Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals, Glue Dots and Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Very Vanilla Envelope.  I stamped the potted plant image from the Vertical Greetings stamp set on the envelope front the same as I did for the card front.  I adhered a piece of Botanical Butterfly 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 and have a great weekend!!

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If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy 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: EDKNVWRP

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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SALE-A-BRATION COORDINATION ITEMS ARE AVAILABLE NOW THROUGH MARCH 31, 2019 OR WHILE SUPPLIES LAST.

LIMITED-TIME PRODUCTS THAT COORDINATE PERFECTLY WITH SELECT SALE-A-BRATION PRODUCTS.  VISIT MY ONLINE STORE HERE FOR MORE DETAILS.

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Third release of SALE-A-BRATION  items available.  Click HERE to see items.

Delightfully Detailed Laser-Cut Specialty Paper, Mini Pizza Boxes, Pearlized Doilies, Petal Promenade Designer Series Paper, Rich Razzleberry 1/4″ (6.4 Mm) Velvet Ribbon, Scattered Sequins Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing & Share What You Love Embellishment Kit.

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April I will be starting my Online Host Club and I have a couple of spots open.  If you have a long wish list and you want to purchase Stampin’ Up supplies a little at a time, this might just be the perfect solution for you.  For more information click HERE.  If you are interested in joining in, please email me at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Very Vanilla Cardstock 4 1/8″ X 2″ (inner liner)
  • Thick Very Vanilla Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at          4 1/4″ and 2 1/8″)
  • Botanical Butterfly Designer Series Paper 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inside card base), piece for envelope flap
  • Wood Textures Designer Series Paper (scrap for park bench)

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