Stampin’ Up! Cottage Rose Sympathy

Good Tuesday morning my stamping friends. I hope everyone’s week has started off good. I finally have a day off today and I have a few errands to run. I have to take Coraline for the last of her puppy shots and she’ll finally be allowed to play with other puppies if she wishes.

I have a clean and simple card today for you using sets from the Annual Catalog. The one set is going to be used on Saturday for World Card Making Day for the Stampin’ Up! event, details, below. Here’s my card for today.

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I used the Stampin’ Up! Cottage Rose Cling Stamp Set, Stampin’ Up! Go To Greetings Cling Stamp Set, Stampin’ Up! Inspired Thoughts Cling Stamp Set and the Abigail Rose Designer Series Paper for my CAS card today.

My sketch today is from Sunday Stamps Challenge #292.

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I started by adhering a panel of Abigail Rose DSP to a Basic White Thick card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

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On a panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the large rose image from the Cottage Rose stamp set in Smoky Slate Ink. I adhered the stamped panel to a Smoky Slate mat using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the layered panel to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

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On a small panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the sentiment from the Go To Greetings stamp set in Smoky Slate Ink. I adhered the sentiment to a Smoky Slate mat using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the layered sentiment to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

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On the inside I stamped the sentiments from the Inspired Thoughts stamp set in Smoky slate Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the leaf image from the Cottage Rose stamp set in Smoky Slate Ink on either side of the sentiments. I adhered a strip of Abigail Rose DSP to the bottom of the panel. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Smoky Slate mat then to the inside of the Basic White Thick card base.

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To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the large rose image from the Cottage Rose stamp set in Smoky Slate Ink on the envelope front. I adhered a panel of Abigail Rose 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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Final Week of Stampin’ Up! Weekly Deals!!!

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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World Card Making Day Events – Save The Date, October 1!

INKIN’ KREW WORLD CARD MAKING DAY EVENT –

9 AM ET UNTIL 9 PM ET, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1!

We’re doing it again!!  Our team will be hosting a fun all-day event on Saturday, October 1 for World Card Making Day!  Our event will feature card making presentations live on the event Facebook page as well as some fun giveaways!

Stampin’ Up! is also hosting an event online and we’re scheduling our event so that it runs before and after the Stampin’ Up! event!  Most of us will be using one of the three bundles from the Stampin’ Up! event for our projects so you will come away from the day with tons of ideas for those three bundles!

All are welcome to join us!  We’ll be setting up a Facebook page to host the event and we’ll be sharing the link to the page in late September.  Keep an eye out on my Facebook page and blog for more details!  No registration required for our group, just request to join the Facebook page when you see it in late September!  Can’t wait to stamp with you all then!!

FREE VIRTUAL, CRAFT-ALONG EVENT WITH STAMPIN’ UP!

Stampin’ Up! is also hosting a free, virtual card making event on October 1!  In just under three hours, Stampin’ Up will make three unique cards and will share the instructions with you.  Everyone is invited and welcome, and registration is not required.  Mark your calendars now!

To make the most of this experience, you can order the Cottage Rose Bundle from the 2022–2023 Annual Catalog, the Cottage Wreaths Bundle from the July–December 2022 Mini Catalog, or the Warm Welcome Bundle which you can get early from the January–June 2023 Mini Catalog!!  The bundles aren’t required to attend the event, but if you’d like to make the projects presented, you’ll want to get the bundles!

If you haven’t seen the Warm Welcome bundle yet, here it is!

When you order any bundle, you’ll get a FREE gift of Iridescent Pearl Basic Jewels! (Note that even if you order all three bundles, you’ll only receive one Iridescent Pearls gift.) 

Check out the Product Flyer with all the bundles’ ordering information. You can still attend this event without ordering the bundles, but it will be a lot more fun to craft together if you have one or more bundles! Order early to get your products in time for our World Card Making Day Creative Event.

*This date is subject to change. If you are registered for the event, we’ll automatically notify you by email as soon as it becomes available.

Click Here to go to my Online Store to order any of these awesome bundles.

Details for the Stampin’ Up! Event

Who: Anyone!

When: 1 October from 2:00–5:00 p.m. (MT)

Where: Online

Price of Event: Free

Registration Dates*: 11 August–1 October

Language of Event: The event will be in English with language interpretation voiceover and subtitles in English, French, German, and Dutch

*You don’t have to register for this event but registering will keep you informed of all the fun crafting in store!

Click here to register.

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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 7/8″ x 4 3/8″ (artwork), 2 7/8″ x 7/8″ (sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Basic White Thick Cardstock 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Smoky Slate Cardstock 3″ X 4 1/2″ (artwork mat), 3″ X 1″ (sentiment mat), 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Abigail Rose Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 1/2″ x 4″ (inner liner strip), 2 1.4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Fresh Cut Flowers Just A Note

Good Wednesday morning my stamping friends. I hope you are all doing well today. Can you believe August is over? This has been the hottest August I remember in a long time. We’re still in the 90’s here in NJ. Today is the absolute LAST DAY to earn free Sale-a-bration items. If there is anything you’ve been wanting, today is the day to get it!!

Today’s card I used a new item that you will be able to purchase starting tomorrow, YAY!!! Here’s my card for today.

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I used the Stampin’ Up! Fresh Cut Flowers Cling Stamp Set along with the Stampin’ Up! Go To Greetings Cling Stamp Set and the new Fresh Cut Stems Dies for my card today.

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I started by stamping the large flower image from the Fresh Cut Flowers stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on a panel of Basic White cardstock. I colored the image in using my Fresh Freesia and Parakeet Party Stampin’ Blends Markers. I cut the image out using my new Fresh Cut Stems Dies (available starting Sept 1- Sept 30). Using my Fresh Cut Stems Dies I cut 2 of the larger sprigs from a panel of Basic White cardstock and 3 of the small sprigs from a panel of Sahara Sand cardstock.

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I cut the edge of a Basic White card front using the Fresh Cut Stems Dies. Using my Blending Brush, I added a little Tahitian Tide Ink to the center of the Basic White card front. I stamped the sentiment from the Go To Greetings stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the bottom of the panel.

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I wrapped a piece of Parakeet Party 1/8″ Metallic Ribbon around the card front and tied a bow. I adhered the card front to a Parakeet Party card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the large flower image to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the sprigs under the floral image using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I added a few Fresh Freesia 2021-2023 In-Color Opal Rounds to the card front.

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On the inside, I stamped the sentiment from the Go To Greetings stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the floral image from the Fresh Cut Flowers stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the bottom of the panel. I colored the image in using my Fresh Freesia and Parakeet Party Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Parakeet Party mat and then to the inside of the Parakeet Party card base.

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To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the floral images from the Fresh Cut Flowers stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the envelope front and flap. I colored the images in using my Fresh Freesia and Parakeet Party Stampin’ Blends Markers.

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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:   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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STARTING IN SEPTEMBER!!!

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.

  • 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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Starting September 1, 2022

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!

Interested in Being Able to Order Them Now? Join My Team!!

Being a demonstrator, you are able to order products ahead of customers. You get to attend the Stampin’ Up! events and be a part of an awesome team and community. There is no obligation to sell or blog, you can join as a Hobby Demonstrator just to enjoy the discount. For just $99 you get to pick $125 in product of your choice. Stampin’ Up! includes a past Paper Pumpkin Kit along with some business items in case you want to make it a business. This all ships for FREE. After that all your future orders you get to enjoy a 20% discount. Ask me how!!

If you join during Sale-a-bration you will receive this awesome Making Plans Collection absolutely free. It includes a July 2022-December 2023 Making Plans Planner including an 8″ X 9 1/2″ Faux Leather Carrying Case, 5 1/2″ X 8 1/2″ Planer Pages, Monthly Divider Pages and Sticker Sheets. It also includes 3 – Creative Journals that are 5 3/4″ X 8″ and a Making Plans Photopolymer Stamp Set. Contact me for more information at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com. I’d love to have you on my team. You can join as a hobby demonstrator just to enjoy the discount for yourself. No obligations to sell, hold classes or have a blog.

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New Sale-a-bration Items Added

Stampin’ Up! has added some additional items that you can earn for FREE with orders beginning at $50 during Sale-a-bration!  You can see the new items Here. There are some really great new items to pick from!  You’ll see them added to the list of options that you can pick for free with orders of $50+ as you go through the checkout process.  Let me know if you have any questions.  Happy Shopping!

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The Back To School Sales Tax Holiday is going on until September. New Jersey going on now – September 5th!! Be sure to check the list.

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 Here on a printable PDF. Check it out to see when your state has the Sales Tax Holiday.

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Spooky Treats

Subscribe August 11 – September 10

Get your Halloween crafting on with the Spooky Treats Paper Pumpkin Kit. This month’s kit includes everything you need to make 18 absolutely adorable (and just the right amount of spooky) treat boxes—that’s 6 each of 3 unique designs! No need to let the season creep up on you; subscribe and order your kit today.


Plus, we’re putting the TREAT in trick-or-treat with a special GIVEAWAY on social media starting 5 September at 9:00am (MT)! Simply follow @PaperPumpkin on Instagram or the Paper Pumpkin page on Facebook, like either post, and mention three friends in the comments for your chance to win one of two personalized JBL speakers. You’ll have to be quick because the giveaway closes 8 September at 4:00pm (MT). Don’t miss out on this fang-tastic opportunity!

This kit includes:

  • This month’s kit contains enough elements to create 18 treat boxes—6 each of 3 designs. This all-inclusive kit includes printed box bases and tops, die-cut paper pieces, adhesives, and more!
  • The Spooky Treats Paper Pumpkin Kit includes an Orchid Oasis Classic Stampin’ Spot!
  • This kit’s stamp set puts the TREAT in trick-or-treat with fun, Halloween-themed sentiments and designs. Embrace the spooky season with ghost, bat, spider, and star images.
  • This kit also includes a special peek-through box top on one of the box designs.

Finished box size: 2-1/2″ x 3″ x 1″ (6.4 x 7.6 x 2.5 cm)

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Basic Black, Gray Granite, Orchid Oasis, Fresh Freesia, Crushed Curry, Pumpkin Pie

Subscribe to the August 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 2 – 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front & inner liner), 3 1/4″ X 4 1/4″ (large floral image), 3″ X 3″ (sprigs)
  • Parakeet party Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored & folded at 5 1/2″), 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″(inner liner mat)
  • Sahara Sand Cardstock 1 1/2″ X 3″ (sprigs)

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Stampin’ Up! Go To Greetings

Good Monday morning my stamping friends welcome to another work week. How was everyone’s weekend? Did anyone do anything fun? After work yesterday, my neighbor was having an 80th birthday party for her husband, so I stopped over for a bit before going home to make pizza.

For today’s card, I wanted to use some Sale-a-bration items since we are getting close to the end. Here’s my card for today.

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I used the Stampin’ Up! Go To Greetings Cling Stamp Set along with the Stampin’ Up! Sale-a-bration Wonderful World Bundle for my card today.

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I started by embossing a Basic White card front using the Twigs & Sprigs Embossing Folder. I adhered the embossed panel to an Orchid Oasis mat using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the layered panel to a Basic White Thick card base.

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I adhered a panel of Wonderful World DSP to an Orchid Oasis mat. I adhered the layered panel to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

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On a panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the sentiment from the Go To Greetings stamp set in Orchid Oasis Ink on the bottom of the panel. I adhered the Basic White panel to an Orchid Oasis mat. I adhered the layered panel to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I fussy cut one of the larger flower images from the Wonderful World DSP using my Paper Snips. I adhered the flower to the sentiment panel using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few 2022-2024 In-Color Matte Decorative Dots to the card front.

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On the inside, I stamped the sentiment from Go To Greetings stamp set in Orchid Oasis Ink on a panel of Basic White cardstock. I stamped the flower image from the Wonderful World stamp set on the bottom of the panel. I colored the stamp using the marker to stamp technique using my Orchid Oasis and Mossy Meadow Stampin’ Write Markers. I adhered the Basic White panel to an Orchid Oasis mat and then to the inside of the Basic White Thick card base.

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To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the flower image from Wonderful World stamp set on the envelope front coloring it the same as the inside of the card. I adhered a panel of Wonderful World 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. Don’t forget this Wonderful World Bundle will only be available until August 31 or while supplies last. This is a free Sale-a-bration item available with a qualifying order of $100.00. 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:   QY4S2TZX

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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Coming Soon!!! Starting September 1, 2022

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!

Interested in Being Able to Order Them Now? Join My Team!!

Being a demonstrator, you are able to order products ahead of customers. You get to attend the Stampin’ Up! events and be a part of an awesome team and community. There is no obligation to sell or blog, you can join as a Hobby Demonstrator just to enjoy the discount. For just $99 you get to pick $125 in product of your choice. Stampin’ Up! includes a past Paper Pumpkin Kit along with some business items in case you want to make it a business. This all ships for FREE. After that all your future orders you get to enjoy a 20% discount. Ask me how!!

If you join during Sale-a-bration you will receive this awesome Making Plans Collection absolutely free. It includes a July 2022-December 2023 Making Plans Planner including an 8″ X 9 1/2″ Faux Leather Carrying Case, 5 1/2″ X 8 1/2″ Planer Pages, Monthly Divider Pages and Sticker Sheets. It also includes 3 – Creative Journals that are 5 3/4″ X 8″ and a Making Plans Photopolymer Stamp Set. Contact me for more information at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com. I’d love to have you on my team. You can join as a hobby demonstrator just to enjoy the discount for yourself. No obligations to sell, hold classes or have a blog.

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New Sale-a-bration Items Added

Stampin’ Up! has added some additional items that you can earn for FREE with orders beginning at $50 during Sale-a-bration!  You can see the new items Here. There are some really great new items to pick from!  You’ll see them added to the list of options that you can pick for free with orders of $50+ as you go through the checkout process.  Let me know if you have any questions.  Happy Shopping!

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The Back To School Sales Tax Holiday is going on until September. For those of you living in Massachusetts, yours is going on now. New Jersey is from August 27th – September 5th!! Be sure to check the list.

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 Here on a printable PDF. Check it out to see when your state has the Sales Tax Holiday.

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Spooky Treats

Subscribe August 11 – September 10

Get your Halloween crafting on with the Spooky Treats Paper Pumpkin Kit. This month’s kit includes everything you need to make 18 absolutely adorable (and just the right amount of spooky) treat boxes—that’s 6 each of 3 unique designs! No need to let the season creep up on you; subscribe and order your kit today.


Plus, we’re putting the TREAT in trick-or-treat with a special GIVEAWAY on social media starting 5 September at 9:00am (MT)! Simply follow @PaperPumpkin on Instagram or the Paper Pumpkin page on Facebook, like either post, and mention three friends in the comments for your chance to win one of two personalized JBL speakers. You’ll have to be quick because the giveaway closes 8 September at 4:00pm (MT). Don’t miss out on this fang-tastic opportunity!

This kit includes:

  • This month’s kit contains enough elements to create 18 treat boxes—6 each of 3 designs. This all-inclusive kit includes printed box bases and tops, die-cut paper pieces, adhesives, and more!
  • The Spooky Treats Paper Pumpkin Kit includes an Orchid Oasis Classic Stampin’ Spot!
  • This kit’s stamp set puts the TREAT in trick-or-treat with fun, Halloween-themed sentiments and designs. Embrace the spooky season with ghost, bat, spider, and star images.
  • This kit also includes a special peek-through box top on one of the box designs.

Finished box size: 2-1/2″ x 3″ x 1″ (6.4 x 7.6 x 2.5 cm)

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Basic Black, Gray Granite, Orchid Oasis, Fresh Freesia, Crushed Curry, Pumpkin Pie

Subscribe to the August 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 2 – 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front & inner liner), 2 1/8″ X 3 3/8″(sentiment)
  • Basic White Thick Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Orchid Oasis Cardstock 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front & inner liner mats), 2 5/8″ X 4 1/8″ (dsp mat), 2 1/4″ X 3 1/2″ (sentiment mat)
  • Wonderful World Designer Series Paper 2 1/2″ X 4″ (card front panel), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope)

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Stampin’ Up! Amazing Phrasing CAS

Good Wednesday morning my stamping friends. We’re halfway through the week and on our way to the weekend. I hope you are all having a great week. By the time you read this I will already be at work. I had to go in early today to get done what I have to. My husband, daughter and I will be catching the 11am train to New York City to go see a play. The play is at 2pm which means, I will not be going live today on my Facebook page. Last week when I said I’d be back this week, I completely forgot about the play. I will plan on being back next Wednesday at 4pm. If I’m able to go live another day, I’ll let you know on my Facebook page.

Today’s card is a clean and simple one using only Stamps, Ink and Paper. Here’s my card for today.

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I used the Stampin’ Up! Sale-a-bration Amazing Phrasing Photopolymer Stamp Set along with the Stampin’ Up! Go To Greetings Cling Stamp Set and the Artistic Mix Decorative Masks for my card today.

I played along with Just Us Girls Trend Week Challenge #645, Use A Stencil.

My colors are from the Cupcake Inspiration Color Challenge #550.

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I started by placing the Artistic Mix Decorative Mask over a Basic White card front. I adhered a strip of Post-It Tape through the middle of the mask and panel. Using my Blending Brush, I added Blushing Bride Ink on the top and bottom of the tape.

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I stamped the sentiments from the Amazing Phrasing stamp set in Smoky Slate Ink in the un-inked area.

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I adhered the stenciled card front to a Smoky Slate mat using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the layered panel to a Blushing Bride card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

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On the inside, I used my Artistic Mix Mask and added Blushing Bride Ink with my Blending Brush on the top of a Basic White panel. I stamped the sentiment from the Go To Greetings stamp set in smoky Slate Ink below the stenciling. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Smoky Slate mat and then to the inside of the Blushing Bride card base.

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To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. Using the Artistic Mix Mask, I used my Blending Brush and added Blushing Bride Ink to the bottom front of the envelope and the envelope flap. I stamped the sentiment from the Amazing Phrasing stamp set in Smoky Slate Ink on the envelope front.

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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:   QY4S2TZX

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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Coming Soon!!! Starting September 1, 2022

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!

Interested in Being Able to Order Them Now? Join My Team!!

Being a demonstrator, you are able to order products ahead of customers. You get to attend the Stampin’ Up! events and be a part of an awesome team and community. There is no obligation to sell or blog, you can join as a Hobby Demonstrator just to enjoy the discount. For just $99 you get to pick $125 in product of your choice. Stampin’ Up! includes a past Paper Pumpkin Kit along with some business items in case you want to make it a business. This all ships for FREE. After that all your future orders you get to enjoy a 20% discount. Ask me how!!

If you join during Sale-a-bration you will receive this awesome Making Plans Collection absolutely free. It includes a July 2022-December 2023 Making Plans Planner including an 8″ X 9 1/2″ Faux Leather Carrying Case, 5 1/2″ X 8 1/2″ Planer Pages, Monthly Divider Pages and Sticker Sheets. It also includes 3 – Creative Journals that are 5 3/4″ X 8″ and a Making Plans Photopolymer Stamp Set. Contact me for more information at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com. I’d love to have you on my team. You can join as a hobby demonstrator just to enjoy the discount for yourself. No obligations to sell, hold classes or have a blog.

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New Sale-a-bration Items Added

Stampin’ Up! has added some additional items that you can earn for FREE with orders beginning at $50 during Sale-a-bration!  You can see the new items Here. There are some really great new items to pick from!  You’ll see them added to the list of options that you can pick for free with orders of $50+ as you go through the checkout process.  Let me know if you have any questions.  Happy Shopping!

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The Back To School Sales Tax Holiday is going on until September. For those of you living in Massachusetts, yours is going on now. New Jersey is from August 27th – September 5th!! Be sure to check the list.

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 Here on a printable PDF. Check it out to see when your state has the Sales Tax Holiday.

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Spooky Treats

Subscribe August 11 – September 10

Get your Halloween crafting on with the Spooky Treats Paper Pumpkin Kit. This month’s kit includes everything you need to make 18 absolutely adorable (and just the right amount of spooky) treat boxes—that’s 6 each of 3 unique designs! No need to let the season creep up on you; subscribe and order your kit today.


Plus, we’re putting the TREAT in trick-or-treat with a special GIVEAWAY on social media starting 5 September at 9:00am (MT)! Simply follow @PaperPumpkin on Instagram or the Paper Pumpkin page on Facebook, like either post, and mention three friends in the comments for your chance to win one of two personalized JBL speakers. You’ll have to be quick because the giveaway closes 8 September at 4:00pm (MT). Don’t miss out on this fang-tastic opportunity!

This kit includes:

  • This month’s kit contains enough elements to create 18 treat boxes—6 each of 3 designs. This all-inclusive kit includes printed box bases and tops, die-cut paper pieces, adhesives, and more!
  • The Spooky Treats Paper Pumpkin Kit includes an Orchid Oasis Classic Stampin’ Spot!
  • This kit’s stamp set puts the TREAT in trick-or-treat with fun, Halloween-themed sentiments and designs. Embrace the spooky season with ghost, bat, spider, and star images.
  • This kit also includes a special peek-through box top on one of the box designs.

Finished box size: 2-1/2″ x 3″ x 1″ (6.4 x 7.6 x 2.5 cm)

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Basic Black, Gray Granite, Orchid Oasis, Fresh Freesia, Crushed Curry, Pumpkin Pie

Subscribe to the August 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 2 – 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front & inner liner)
  • Blushing Bride Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Smoky Slate Cardstock 2 – 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front & inner liner mats)

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Stampin’ Up! Forever Fern Sympathy

Good Monday morning my stamping friends and welcome to August. I can’t believe I’m saying that. This means that this is the last month of Sale-a-bration and things are selling out. How was everyone’s weekend? I hope you were able to do something fun.

Today’s card is one of those cards you don’t want to make, but sometimes you just have to. Here’s my card for today.

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I used the Stampin’ Up! Forever Fern Cling Stamp Set along with the Stampin’ Up! Go To Greetings Cling Stamp Set and the Stampin’ Up! Inspired Thoughts Cling Stamp Set for my card today.

My colors are from the Color Throwdown Challenge #703.

My design is from Freshly Made Sketches #546 – A Sketch by Amy.

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I started by using a Post-It note that I cut a circle using the Layered Circles Dies and adhered it to a Very Vanilla card front. Using my Blending Brush, I added Crumb Cake Ink inside the circle. Before removing the mask, I stamped the leaf image from the Forever Fern stamp set in Crumb Cake Ink.

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Using another Post-It note and a smaller die from the Layering Circles Dies, I adhered it on the bottom and added Balmy Blue Ink using my Blending Brush. I moved the Post-It note to the top and added Balmy Blue Ink again using my Blending Brush.

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I stamped the sentiment from the Go To Greetings stamp set in Crumb Cake Ink on the top of the panel. I added a small bow with a Glue Dot using Crumb Cake Baker’s Twine from the Baker’s Twine Essential Pack. I adhered the card front to a Very Vanilla Thick card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

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On the inside, I stamped the sentiments from the Inspired Thoughts stamp set in Crumb Cake Ink on a Very Vanilla panel. I stamped the leaf image from the Forever Fern stamp set in Crumb Cake Ink on both sides of the panel. I adhered the Very Vanilla panel to a Crumb Cake mat and then to the inside of the Very Vanilla Thick card base.

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To finish my card, I decorated a Very Vanilla Medium Envelope. I stamped the leaf image from the Forever Fern stamp set in Crumb Cake Ink on the envelope front and flap.

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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:   QY4S2TZX

Use this host code when placing an order with me. When you order $50 or greater you will receive a free gift from me! If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any 1 item valued up to $10.00 from the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog or the January – June 2022 Mini Catalog!   For any orders $50 or more I will also send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards for more details and to see what this month’s tutorials are.

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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The Back To School Sales Tax Holiday is going on until August. For those of you living in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia…you’ve got sales tax holidays coming up!! 8 states all start this week, be sure to check the list.

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 Here on a printable PDF. Check it out to see when your state has the Sales Tax Holiday.

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Sweet Sunflowers

Subscribe July 11 – August 10

Here comes the sun(flower) for a crafting experience you won’t forget! The Sweet Sunflowers Paper Pumpkin Kit has so much in store—elegant watercolor designs hand-crafted by our in-house artists, TWO Classic Stampin’ Spots for a Two-Step stamping experience, and the all-new twist technique to make your floral designs come alive with depth and detail! 
And the August Paper Pumpkin Kit includes the Gold Foil Honeycomb Sheets as a FREE gift that will add the perfect golden accent to any card or project. We can’t wait to see the bee-utiful projects you’ll create! 

Item Number: 161120

This kit includes:

  • All the supplies you need to create 9 cards: 3 each of 3 designs; and coordinating envelopes.
  • An all-occasion stamp set to express words of gratitude, friendship, greetings and beautiful wildflower designed images.
  • Specialty Vellum honeycomb shape pre-cut pieces.
  • 2 Classic Stampin’ Spots (Crushed Curry and Soft Suede) for a Two-Step stamping experience with a twist!
  • Paper pieces and embellishments with watercolor designs and images.
  • Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  • FREE GIFT: 8 Gold Foil Honeycomb Sheets

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

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Blackberry Bliss, Crushed Curry, Evening Evergreen, Melon Mambo, Mossy Meadow, Night of Navy, Pumpkin Pie, Soft Suede

Subscribe to the July 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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If you join during Sale-a-bration you will receive this awesome Making Plans Collection absolutely free. It includes a July 2022-December 2023 Making Plans Planner including an 8″ X 9 1/2″ Faux Leather Carrying Case, 5 1/2″ X 8 1/2″ Planer Pages, Monthly Divider Pages and Sticker Sheets. It also includes 3 – Creative Journals that are 5 3/4″ X 8″ and a Making Plans Photopolymer Stamp Set. Contact me for more information at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com. I’d love to have you on my team. You can join as a hobby demonstrator just to enjoy the discount for yourself. No obligations to sell, hold classes or have a blog.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Crumb Cake Cardstock 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Very Vanilla Cardstock 2 – 4″ x 5 1/4″ (card front & inner liner)
  • Very Vanilla Thick Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″)

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Stampin’ Up! Gathered Wheat

Good Monday morning my stamping friends. How was everyone’s weekend? It was definitely a hot one here. It’s supposed to cool down to the 90’s this week. How is it by all or you?

Today’s card I played with another new set that I just got last week. I thought I had ordered it with my 1st order and when I went to use it, I realized I forgot to order it. Here’s my card for today.

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I used the Stampin’ Up! Gathered Wheat Bundle along with the Stampin’ Up! Go To Greetings Cling Stamp Set and the Gingham Cottage Designer Series Paper for my card today.

My colors are from CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge #479.

My design is from the Sunday Stamps X Marks The Spot Sketch Challenge #288.

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I started by adhering a panel of Gingham Cottage DSP to a Blushing Bride card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. On a panel of Soft Sea Foam cardstock, I stamped the smaller wheat image from the Stampin’ Up! Gathered Wheat Cling Stamp Set in Soft Sea Foam Ink. I cut the panel using my Stitched Rectangle Dies. I adhered the panel to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

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On a panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the wheat image from the Gathered Wheat stamp set in So Saffron Ink and the sentiment from the Go To Greetings stamp set in Sahara Sand Ink. I stamped the splatter image from the Gathered Wheat stamp set in So Saffron Ink, stamping off once on scrap paper, multiple times around the sentiment. I cut the image and sentiment out using my Stitched Rectangle Dies. I adhered the 2 panels to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

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I cut 3 of the die cut wheat from the Wheat Dies from a panel of So Saffron cardstock. I adhered the die cut pieces to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I tied a multiple loop bow using Linen Thread and adhered it to the bottom of the wheat dies using a Glue Dot. I added a few Rhinestone Basic Jewels to the card front.

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I stamped the sentiment from the Gathered Wheat stamp set in Sahara Sand Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the smaller wheat image from the Gathered Wheat stamp set in So Saffron Ink on the side of the panel. I stamped the splatter image from the Gathered Wheat stamp set in So Saffron Ink, stamping off once on scrap paper, multiple times on the panel. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Soft Sea Foam mat and then to the inside of the Blushing Bride card base.

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To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the wheat and splatter images from the Gathered Wheat stamp set in So Saffron Ink on the envelope front. I adhered a panel of Gingham Cottage 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. 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:   RGVNBY93

Use this host code when placing an order with me. When you order $50 or greater you will receive a free gift from me! If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any 1 item valued up to $10.00 from the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog or the January – June 2022 Mini Catalog!   For any orders $50 or more I will also send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards for more details and to see what this month’s tutorials are.

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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The Back To School Sales Tax Holiday is going on until August. For those of you living in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia…you’ve got sales tax holidays coming up!! Florida, Mississippi and Tennessee all start next week.

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 Here on a printable PDF. Check it out to see when your state has the Sales Tax Holiday.

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Sweet Sunflowers

Subscribe July 11 – August 10

Here comes the sun(flower) for a crafting experience you won’t forget! The Sweet Sunflowers Paper Pumpkin Kit has so much in store—elegant watercolor designs hand-crafted by our in-house artists, TWO Classic Stampin’ Spots for a Two-Step stamping experience, and the all-new twist technique to make your floral designs come alive with depth and detail! 
And the August Paper Pumpkin Kit includes the Gold Foil Honeycomb Sheets as a FREE gift that will add the perfect golden accent to any card or project. We can’t wait to see the bee-utiful projects you’ll create! 

Item Number: 161120

This kit includes:

  • All the supplies you need to create 9 cards: 3 each of 3 designs; and coordinating envelopes.
  • An all-occasion stamp set to express words of gratitude, friendship, greetings and beautiful wildflower designed images.
  • Specialty Vellum honeycomb shape pre-cut pieces.
  • 2 Classic Stampin’ Spots (Crushed Curry and Soft Suede) for a Two-Step stamping experience with a twist!
  • Paper pieces and embellishments with watercolor designs and images.
  • Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  • FREE GIFT: 8 Gold Foil Honeycomb Sheets

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

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Blackberry Bliss, Crushed Curry, Evening Evergreen, Melon Mambo, Mossy Meadow, Night of Navy, Pumpkin Pie, Soft Suede

Subscribe to the July 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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If you join during Sale-a-bration you will receive this awesome Making Plans Collection absolutely free. It includes a July 2022-December 2023 Making Plans Planner including an 8″ X 9 1/2″ Faux Leather Carrying Case, 5 1/2″ X 8 1/2″ Planer Pages, Monthly Divider Pages and Sticker Sheets. It also includes 3 – Creative Journals that are 5 3/4″ X 8″ and a Making Plans Photopolymer Stamp Set. Contact me for more information at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com. I’d love to have you on my team. You can join as a hobby demonstrator just to enjoy the discount for yourself. No obligations to sell, hold classes or have a blog.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 2 – 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front panels & inner liner)
  • Blushing Bride Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Soft Sea Foam Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 5″ (card front panel), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″(inner liner mat)
  • Gingham Cottage Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope)

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Stampin’ Up! Brightest Beauty CAS

Good Sunday morning my stamping friends. Hope you are all having a wonderful weekend. It’s HOT here. We’re supposed to be in the 100’s today. The ‘feel like’ temp for the past week has been over 100 every day. My son has been coming home from work exhausted. He’s a soccer coach and has been outside in the sun for the past week at camps. He brings gallons of water with him and picks up Gatorade or Powerade drinks too. The good thing about the heat we’re having, my tomatoes are ripening, I was able to have my 1st tomato sandwich of the season yesterday and it was delicious.

Today I have a really quick CAS card for you using a new set I just received from the July-December Mini Catalog. I looked over this set at first, but I have to admit, I LOVE it. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Brightest Beauty Photopolymer Stamp Set along with the Stampin’ Up! Go To Greetings Cling Stamp Set for my card today.

My colors are from Color Throwdown Challenge #702.

I got my CAS design from Freshly Made Sketches Challenge #545.

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I started by stamping the leaf image from the Brightest Beauty stamp set in Pear Pizzazz Ink on a panel of Basic White cardstock. I stamped the flower image from the Brightest Beauty stamp set in So Saffron Ink over the leaf image. I randomly stamped the geometric image from the Brightest Beauty stamp set in Pool Party Ink around the outside of the panel.

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I cut the stamped panel into 1 1/2″ strips and adhered them to a Basic White Thick card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

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On a strip of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the sentiment from the Go To Greetings in Crumb Cake Ink. I fussy cut the sentiment using my Paper Snips. I adhered the sentiment to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

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On the inside, I stamped the sentiment from the Brightest Beauty stamp set in Crumb Cake Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the floral image from the Brightest Beauty stamp set on the side of the panel in Pear Pizzazz and So Saffron Inks. I stamped the geometric image from the Brightest Beauty stamp set in Pool Party Ink on the bottom of the panel. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Pool Party mat and then to the inside of the Basic White Thick card base.

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To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the floral image from the Brightest Beauty stamp set on the envelope front in Pear Pizzazz and So Saffron Inks. I stamped the geometric design from the Brightest Beauty stamp set in Pool Party Ink on the envelope flap.

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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:   RGVNBY93

Use this host code when placing an order with me. When you order $50 or greater you will receive a free gift from me! If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any 1 item valued up to $10.00 from the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog or the January – June 2022 Mini Catalog!   For any orders $50 or more I will also send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards for more details and to see what this month’s tutorials are.

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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The Back To School Sales Tax Holiday is going on until August. For those of you living in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia…you’ve got sales tax holidays coming up!! Florida, Mississippi and Tennessee all start next week.

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 Here on a printable PDF. Check it out to see when your state has the Sales Tax Holiday.

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Sweet Sunflowers

Subscribe July 11 – August 10

Here comes the sun(flower) for a crafting experience you won’t forget! The Sweet Sunflowers Paper Pumpkin Kit has so much in store—elegant watercolor designs hand-crafted by our in-house artists, TWO Classic Stampin’ Spots for a Two-Step stamping experience, and the all-new twist technique to make your floral designs come alive with depth and detail! 
And the August Paper Pumpkin Kit includes the Gold Foil Honeycomb Sheets as a FREE gift that will add the perfect golden accent to any card or project. We can’t wait to see the bee-utiful projects you’ll create! 

Item Number: 161120

This kit includes:

  • All the supplies you need to create 9 cards: 3 each of 3 designs; and coordinating envelopes.
  • An all-occasion stamp set to express words of gratitude, friendship, greetings and beautiful wildflower designed images.
  • Specialty Vellum honeycomb shape pre-cut pieces.
  • 2 Classic Stampin’ Spots (Crushed Curry and Soft Suede) for a Two-Step stamping experience with a twist!
  • Paper pieces and embellishments with watercolor designs and images.
  • Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  • FREE GIFT: 8 Gold Foil Honeycomb Sheets

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

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Blackberry Bliss, Crushed Curry, Evening Evergreen, Melon Mambo, Mossy Meadow, Night of Navy, Pumpkin Pie, Soft Suede

Subscribe to the July 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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If you join during Sale-a-bration you will receive this awesome Making Plans Collection absolutely free. It includes a July 2022-December 2023 Making Plans Planner including an 8″ X 9 1/2″ Faux Leather Carrying Case, 5 1/2″ X 8 1/2″ Planer Pages, Monthly Divider Pages and Sticker Sheets. It also includes 3 – Creative Journals that are 5 3/4″ X 8″ and a Making Plans Photopolymer Stamp Set. Contact me for more information at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com. I’d love to have you on my team. You can join as a hobby demonstrator just to enjoy the discount for yourself. No obligations to sell, hold classes or have a blog.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 4 1/2″ x 3 1/4″ (artwork), 2 1/2″ X 1″ (sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Basic White Thick Cardstock 4 1/4″X 11″ (card base scored & folded at 5 1/2″)
  • Pool Party Cardstock 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)

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Stampin’ Up! Celebrate Sunflowers CAS

Good Saturday morning my stamping friends and welcome to the weekend. I hope you have something fun planned for the weekend.

Today I have a CAS card for you. I pulled out an older set to play with along with my Blending Brushes. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Celebrate Sunflowers Cling Stamp Set along with the Stampin’ Up! Go To Greetings Cling Stamp Set for my card today.

My colors today are from Hand Stamped Sentiments Challenge #393.

I started by masking off half of a Basic White card front using Post-It Note Tape. Using my Blending Brushes, I added Highland Heather Ink to the top of the panel. I added Coastal Cabana Ink below the Highland Heather and Orchid Oasis on the bottom of the panel. Once I had the depth of color that I wanted I removed the Post-It Note Tape.

I stamped the large sunflower image from the Celebrate Sunflowers stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I covered the sunflower with a sticky note mask I had cut out and stamped the leaf image from the Celebrate Sunflowers stamp set around the sunflower in Tuxedo Black Ink. I stamped the sentiment from the Go To Greetings stamp set on the bottom of the card front in Tuxedo Black Ink.

I adhered the card front to a Coastal Cabana mat using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the layered panel to an Orchis Oasis card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a small bow using the Orchid Oasis 1/8″ Metallic Woven Ribbon using a Glue Dot.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Celebrate Sunflowers stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the large sunflower image from the Celebrate Sunflowers stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink in 2 of the corners. I added some Highland Heather and Coastal Cabana ink using my Blending Brushes. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Coastal Cabana mat and then to the inside of the Orchid Oasis card base.

To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the large sunflower image from the Celebrate Sunflowers stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the envelope front and flap. Using my Blending Brushes, I added color to each of the sunflowers.

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:   RGVNBY93

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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Sweet Sunflowers

Subscribe July 11 – August 10

Here comes the sun(flower) for a crafting experience you won’t forget! The Sweet Sunflowers Paper Pumpkin Kit has so much in store—elegant watercolor designs hand-crafted by our in-house artists, TWO Classic Stampin’ Spots for a Two-Step stamping experience, and the all-new twist technique to make your floral designs come alive with depth and detail! 
And the August Paper Pumpkin Kit includes the Gold Foil Honeycomb Sheets as a FREE gift that will add the perfect golden accent to any card or project. We can’t wait to see the bee-utiful projects you’ll create! 

Item Number: 161120

This kit includes:

  • All the supplies you need to create 9 cards: 3 each of 3 designs; and coordinating envelopes.
  • An all-occasion stamp set to express words of gratitude, friendship, greetings and beautiful wildflower designed images.
  • Specialty Vellum honeycomb shape pre-cut pieces.
  • 2 Classic Stampin’ Spots (Crushed Curry and Soft Suede) for a Two-Step stamping experience with a twist!
  • Paper pieces and embellishments with watercolor designs and images.
  • Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  • FREE GIFT: 8 Gold Foil Honeycomb Sheets

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

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Blackberry Bliss, Crushed Curry, Evening Evergreen, Melon Mambo, Mossy Meadow, Night of Navy, Pumpkin Pie, Soft Suede

Subscribe to the July 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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If you join during Sale-a-bration you will receive this awesome Making Plans Collection absolutely free. It includes a July 2022-December 2023 Making Plans Planner including an 8″ X 9 1/2″ Faux Leather Carrying Case, 5 1/2″ X 8 1/2″ Planer Pages, Monthly Divider Pages and Sticker Sheets. It also includes 3 – Creative Journals that are 5 3/4″ X 8″ and a Making Plans Photopolymer Stamp Set. Contact me for more information at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com. I’d love to have you on my team. You can join as a hobby demonstrator just to enjoy the discount for yourself. No obligations to sell, hold classes or have a blog.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 2 – 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front & inner liner)
  • Coastal Cabana Cardstock 2 – 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front & inner liner mats)
  • Orchid Oasis Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″)

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Stampin’ Up! Splendid Thoughts Thank You Sneak Peek

Good Sunday morning my stamping friends. I hope you are all having a wonderful weekend.

Today’s card is part 2 of yesterday’s card. This one is also out of my comfort zone, but I had fun making it and was happy how it turned out. This was another one we made last Saturday at our Creativity Now Event and I tweaked it a little from the way they made it. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Splendid Thoughts Bundle along with the Splendid Day Specialty Designer Series Paper, the Stampin’ Up! Go To Greetings Cling Stamp Set and the Stampin’ Up! Inspired Thoughts Cling Stamp Set for my card today.

I started by embossing a Basic White card front using the Painted Posies 3D Embossing Folder. I lightly brushed Soft Sea Foam Ink over the embossed panel using my Blending Brush. I adhered the card front to a Basic White Thick card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a panel of Soft Sea Foam cardstock, I blended some Soft Sea Foam Ink to the bottom corner of the panel using my Blending Brush. I stamped the solid eucalyptus leaf image from the Stampin’ Up! Splendid Thoughts Cling Stamp Set in VersaMark Ink. I sprinkled it with my White Embossing Powder and set it using my Heat Tool. I adhered the panel to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I took the 4 negative die cut panels from yesterday’s card and adhered them to the Soft Sea Foam panel using Stampin’ Dimensionals. Using my Splendid Stems Dies, I cut 3 pieces of Splendid Day DSP using the leaf die. I adhered the 3 die cut leaves inside 3 of the negative half-moon dies using Glue Dots.

On a panel of Calypso Coral cardstock, I stamped the sentiment from the Go To Greetings stamp set in Versamark Ink. I sprinkled it with my White Embossing Powder and set it using my Heat Tool. I cut the sentiment using my Stylish Shapes Dies and adhered it to the 4th negative half-moon die using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Fine Sparkle Adhesive-Backed Gems to the card front.

On the inside, I stamped the sentiment from the Inspired Thoughts stamp set in Calypso Coral Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the solid eucalyptus leaf image from the Splendid Thoughts stamp set around the panel in Soft Sea Foam Ink. I adhered the Basic Whtie panel to a Soft Sea Foam mat and then to the inside of the Basic White Thick card base.

To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the eucalyptus leaf image from the Splendid Thoughts stamp set in Soft Sea Foam Ink around the envelope front. I adhered a panel of the Splendid Day DSP to the envelope flap.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today. I hope you liked the card and will give it a try. Some of the products that were used in today’s card will be available on Friday July 1st. Happy Stamping!!

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   KNZ2Y4WT

Use this host code when placing an order with me. When you order $50 or greater you will receive a free gift from me! If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any 1 item valued up to $10.00 from the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog or the January – June 2022 Mini Catalog!   For any orders $50 or more I will also send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards for more details and to see what this month’s tutorials are.

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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July – December 2022 Mini Catalog Designer Series Paper Share

Sign Up ends Tuesday June 28th

I’m offering a Designer Series Paper share from the July-December 2022 Mini Catalog, and I’d love to have you join in on it!!  I’m placing my share order on July 1 and I’m going to use the expedited shipping option so I should be able to have the shares cut, bundled and back out to you during the week of July 11.

How shares work:  I order full packs of all of the Designer Series Papers listed below, I cut them into 6″ x 6″ pieces (or 6″ x 12″ pieces for double shares) and give you one panel of each design from each pack on the list.  I pack up the paper in a cellophane bag and mail it back out to you just as quickly as I can!  Shares give you a good working sample of all of the papers so that you can decide which ones to order in full packs!

Here are the Designer Series Paper Shares that I am offering from the new Mini Catalog:

New Designer Series Paper Share – $29.00 plus $5.50 for First Class Mail shipping

You will receive one 6×6 sheet of each design from the following DSP and specialty paper packs (the number behind the name indicates how many 6×6 sheets of that paper pack you will receive):

  • Black & White – 6
  • Boughs Of Holly – 6
  • Festive Foils Specialty – 3 (one of each color)
  • Gingham Cottage – 12
  • Lights Aglow Specialty 6″ x 6″ – 12
  • Painted Christmas – 6
  • Rustic Harvest – 6
  • Santa Express – 6
  • Splendid Day Specialty – 6
  • Storybook Gnomes – 6
  • Sweetest Christmas – 6
  • Glimmer Specialty – 3 (one of each color)
  • Metallic & Shimmer Specialty 6″ x 6″ – 3 (one of each color)
  • Real Red & White 6″ x 6″ Glimmer Paper – 2 (one of each color)
  • Snowflake Specialty Vellum – 6
  • Snowy White Velvet Sheets – 1

In all, you’ll receive 90 – 6” x 6” sheets of designer or specialty paper!

Double DSP Share – $58.00 + $8.50 Shipping by Priority Mail – I’ll cut the designer paper sheets into 6×12 so that you’ll be able to get 3 A2 size card fronts from each sheet (except for the Lights Aglow, Metallic & Shimmer and Real Red & White Glimmer Paper, you’ll get double sheets of those since they’re already precut).

FREE Gift From Me! – As a bonus for joining my share, you’ll also get a sampler of the Rings Of Love and Silver & Gold Sale-a-bration Designer Series Paper Packs and a sampler of the Celebrate Everything host exclusive paper!

Anyone is welcome to join in my share (please note, I can only ship to addresses within the US).  If you’d like to join email the following information to creativestampingdesigns

  • Your first and last name
  • The email address that is connected to your PayPal account. I only accept PayPal for payment.  ***You do not need to have a PayPal account to pay the invoice, you can choose to pay by credit card without having a PayPal account.

Deadline to sign up for my share is Tuesday, June 28.

Let me know if you have any questions.  Thanks!

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Sending Good Thoughts

Subscribe June 11 – July 10

“Seas” the day and set sail with across the ocean the Sending Good Thoughts Paper Pumpkin Kit! With beautifully designed nautical imagery, a fun message in a bottle motif, and sentiments that are “shore” to please, this month’s kit is full of warmth and fun.

Each kit contains enough supplies to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 daring designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes. This month’s Paper Pumpkin kit will have your loved ones feeling sand-tastic!

We also have a special game for you to play—take part in the Sea if You Know Paper Pumpkin quiz to learn more about Paper Pumpkin and this month’s kit! Plus, subscribers to the Sending Good Thoughts Paper Pumpkin Kit will be entered to win a 1-month prepaid Paper Pumpkin code!   

Play the Sea if You Know Paper Pumpkin quiz and share it with your friends! Good luck!

This kit includes:

  • Sending Good Thoughts Photopolymer Stamp Set
  • Bermuda Bay Classic Stampin’ Spot®
  • Printed dry-embossed card bases
  • Printed envelopes
  • Printed die cuts
  • Twine
  • Mini glue dots
  • Dimensionals

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

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Balmy Blue, Basic Gray, Bermuda Bay, Fresh Freesia, Pacific Point, Poppy Parade

Subscribe to the July 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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Stampin’ Up! Buy One Get One 50% off Kits Collection Sale Ends Thursday June 30!

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

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

Ordering information:

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Basic Whtie Thick Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Calypso Coral Cardstock 2″ X 5/8″ (sentiment)
  • Soft Sea Foam Cardstock 3 3/4″ X 4 1/2″ (card front panel), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Splendid Day Specialty Designer Series Paper 3 different – 1 1/4″ x 2″ (die cut leaves), 2 1/4″ x 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Splendid Thoughts Birthday Sneak Peek

Good Saturday morning my stamping friends and welcome to the weekend. Does anyone have any plans? I’ll be at work all day today, but they gave me off tomorrow so I can stay home with my fur baby. She still can’t stay alone since we have to keep her off the stairs.

Today’s card is another one that we made last Saturday night at our Creativity Now Event. Today and tomorrow’s cards actually go together, you’ll see why tomorrow. They are both outside of my comfort zone, but it’s ok to do that and try new things. I’m actually happy with how they turned out. I did tweak the cards a little from how they designed them. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Splendid Thoughts Bundle along with the Splendid Day Specialty Designer Series Paper and the Stampin’ Up! Go To Greetings Cling Stamp Set for my card today.

I started by randomly stamping the large leaf image from the Stampin’ Up! Splendid Thoughts Cling Stamp Set in Petal Pink Ink on a Petal Pink card front. I embossed the panel using the Fern 3D Embossing Folder. I adhered the card front to a Petal Pink card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I cut 4 panels of the Splendid Day DSP using the 1/2 moon shape die from the Splendid Stems Dies. Using my Paper Snips, I distressed the edge of a panel of Basic White cardstock. I adhered the 4 die cut pieces to the Basic White panel unevenly leaving a space for the sentiment. I wrapped a piece of the Soft Sea Foam 3/8″ Seam Binding Ribbon around the panel and tied a knot. I adhered the panel to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a panel of Soft Sea Foam cardstock, I stamped the sentiment from the Splendid Thoughts stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I cut the sentiment out using my Stylish Shapes Dies. I adhered the sentiment to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added an Open Leaf Trinket to the card front using a Glue Dot.

On the inside, I stamped the sentiment from the Go To Greetings stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the large leaf image from the Splendid Thoughts stamp set around the panel in Petal Pink Ink. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Petal Pink mat and then to the inside of the Petal Pink card base.

To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the leaf image from the Splendid Thoughts stamp set in Petal Pink Ink around the front of the envelope. I adhered a panel of the Splendid Day DSP to the envelope flap.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today. The Bundle and DSP used for today’s card will be available starting Friday July 1st. If you don’t have a demonstrator and would like a copy of the Annual and Mini Catalog, please contact me and I’ll get one out to you right away. Happy Stamping!!

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   KNZ2Y4WT

Use this host code when placing an order with me. When you order $50 or greater you will receive a free gift from me! If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any 1 item valued up to $10.00 from the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog or the January – June 2022 Mini Catalog!   For any orders $50 or more I will also send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards for more details and to see what this month’s tutorials are.

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

Happy Stamping, Karen

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July – December 2022 Mini Catalog Designer Series Paper Share

Sign Up ends June 28th

I’m offering a Designer Series Paper share from the July-December 2022 Mini Catalog, and I’d love to have you join in on it!!  I’m placing my share order on July 1 and I’m going to use the expedited shipping option so I should be able to have the shares cut, bundled and back out to you during the week of July 11.

How shares work:  I order full packs of all of the Designer Series Papers listed below, I cut them into 6″ x 6″ pieces (or 6″ x 12″ pieces for double shares) and give you one panel of each design from each pack on the list.  I pack up the paper in a cellophane bag and mail it back out to you just as quickly as I can!  Shares give you a good working sample of all of the papers so that you can decide which ones to order in full packs!

Here are the Designer Series Paper Shares that I am offering from the new Mini Catalog:

New Designer Series Paper Share – $29.00 plus $5.50 for First Class Mail shipping

You will receive one 6×6 sheet of each design from the following DSP and specialty paper packs (the number behind the name indicates how many 6×6 sheets of that paper pack you will receive):

  • Black & White – 6
  • Boughs Of Holly – 6
  • Festive Foils Specialty – 3 (one of each color)
  • Gingham Cottage – 12
  • Lights Aglow Specialty 6″ x 6″ – 12
  • Painted Christmas – 6
  • Rustic Harvest – 6
  • Santa Express – 6
  • Splendid Day Specialty – 6
  • Storybook Gnomes – 6
  • Sweetest Christmas – 6
  • Glimmer Specialty – 3 (one of each color)
  • Metallic & Shimmer Specialty 6″ x 6″ – 3 (one of each color)
  • Real Red & White 6″ x 6″ Glimmer Paper – 2 (one of each color)
  • Snowflake Specialty Vellum – 6
  • Snowy White Velvet Sheets – 1

In all, you’ll receive 90 – 6” x 6” sheets of designer or specialty paper!

Double DSP Share – $58.00 + $8.50 Shipping by Priority Mail – I’ll cut the designer paper sheets into 6×12 so that you’ll be able to get 3 A2 size card fronts from each sheet (except for the Lights Aglow, Metallic & Shimmer and Real Red & White Glimmer Paper, you’ll get double sheets of those since they’re already precut).

FREE Gift From Me! – As a bonus for joining my share, you’ll also get a sampler of the Rings Of Love and Silver & Gold Sale-a-bration Designer Series Paper Packs and a sampler of the Celebrate Everything host exclusive paper!

Anyone is welcome to join in my share (please note, I can only ship to addresses within the US).  If you’d like to join email the following information to creativestampingdesigns

  • Your first and last name
  • The email address that is connected to your PayPal account. I only accept PayPal for payment.  ***You do not need to have a PayPal account to pay the invoice, you can choose to pay by credit card without having a PayPal account.

Deadline to sign up for my share is Tuesday, June 28.

Let me know if you have any questions.  Thanks!

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Sending Good Thoughts

Subscribe June 11 – July 10

“Seas” the day and set sail with across the ocean the Sending Good Thoughts Paper Pumpkin Kit! With beautifully designed nautical imagery, a fun message in a bottle motif, and sentiments that are “shore” to please, this month’s kit is full of warmth and fun.

Each kit contains enough supplies to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 daring designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes. This month’s Paper Pumpkin kit will have your loved ones feeling sand-tastic!

We also have a special game for you to play—take part in the Sea if You Know Paper Pumpkin quiz to learn more about Paper Pumpkin and this month’s kit! Plus, subscribers to the Sending Good Thoughts Paper Pumpkin Kit will be entered to win a 1-month prepaid Paper Pumpkin code!   

Play the Sea if You Know Paper Pumpkin quiz and share it with your friends! Good luck!

This kit includes:

  • Sending Good Thoughts Photopolymer Stamp Set
  • Bermuda Bay Classic Stampin’ Spot®
  • Printed dry-embossed card bases
  • Printed envelopes
  • Printed die cuts
  • Twine
  • Mini glue dots
  • Dimensionals

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

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Balmy Blue, Basic Gray, Bermuda Bay, Fresh Freesia, Pacific Point, Poppy Parade

Subscribe to the July 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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Stampin’ Up! Buy One Get One 50% off Kits Collection Sale Ending Soon June 30!

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

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

Ordering information:

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 3″ x 4 12″ (card front panel), 4″ x 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Petal Pink Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″), 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Soft Sea Foam Cardstock 2 1/2″ x 1″ (sentiment)
  • Splendid Day Specialty Designer Series Paper 4 different – 2 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ (1/2 moon dies), 2 1/4″ x 6″ (envelope flap)

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