Stampin’ Up Sailing Home High Tide

Good Tuesday morning my fellow stampers.  How has your week started off?  I can’t believe we are at the end of July already.  Before you know if August will be here and the summer will almost be over.  Summer is my favorite time of the year.  It’s light out until after 8pm and it gets light earlier in the morning.  I just love the hot summer days.

For today’s card I’ve done a lot of sponging and a bit of the masking technique for you.  I’ve combined the Stampin’ Up High Tide Photopolymer Stamp Set  with the Stampin’ Up Sailing Home Cling Stamp Set.  Here’s my card.

I’ve played along with a couple challenges with my card today.  First off is the As You See It Challenge #205.  Here is their challenge.

Next I played along with the Festive Friday Challenge #0039.  Here is their challenge.

I started by stamping the sand image from the High Tide stamp set in Crumb Cake and Petal Pink Inks on the bottom of a Whisper White panel.  I added the seagrass image from the High Tide stamp set on the beach I created.  Next I stamped the lighthouse image from the Sailing Home stamp set in Sahara Sand Ink on top of the sand.  I stamped the lighthouse again on a small panel of Whisper White cardstock in Sahara Sand Ink and cut it out using the Smooth Sailing Dies and set it aside.

I stamped the light beam image from the High Tide stamp set in So Saffron Ink coming out from the top of the lighthouse.  I masked the lighthouse and light beam stamped images using a Post-It note that I fussy cut the images from.  I added the water image from the High Tide stamp set using Balmy Blue, Blueberry Bushel and Seaside Spray Inks.  I then started my sponging.  I started from the water and worked my way up.  I started with Daffodil Delight. Mango Melody and Pumpkin Pie Inks.  I then continued moving up using Flirty Flamingo, Highland Heather Inks and ended with Night of Navy Ink.  After I was all finished sponging the background I removed the masked images and adhered the cut out lighthouse on top of the stamped lighthouse using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I stamped the seagull image from the High Tide stamp set in Basic Gray Ink.

On a small piece of Vellum cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the High Tide stamp set in Blueberry Bushel Ink.  I immediately sprinkled the vellum with Clear Stampin’ Emboss Powder and set it using my Heat Tool.  I adhered the vellum sentiment using Glue Dots.  I adhered the artwork to a Blueberry Bushel card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On the inside I stamped the lighthouse image from the Sailing Home stamp set in Sahara Sand Ink, stamping off once, in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up Well Said Cling Stamp Set in Blueberry Bushel Ink over the top of the lighthouse.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to the inside of the Blueberry Bushel card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the lighthouse image from the Sailing Home stamp set in Sahara Sand Ink on the envelope front.  I stamped the walking seagulls image from the High Tide stamp set in Basic Gray Ink on the envelope front and added a little of the sand image from the High Tide stamp set in Crumb Cake Ink below the seagulls.  I stamped the flying seagulls from the High Tide stamp set in Basic Gray Ink on the envelope flap.

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

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If you need any stamping supplies, I’d 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: 66KPP6BN

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.

STAMPS ON THE CLEARANCE RACK 

For the first time ever, Stampin’ Up! is putting stamp sets on the Clearance Rack!  This is not something they have done in the past—and they don’t know if they will do again—so pick up those deals while you can!

Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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EXTRA, EXTRA!!  JOINING PROMOTION JULY 1, 2019 – AUGUST 31, 2019

From July 1 until August 31, new demonstrators will receive an additional $30 to put toward bonus products in their Starter Kit (for a total of $155 in merchandise for $99)!!  THEN, they’ll receive a $10 coupon code the following month.  Are you interested?  Keep reading to learn more!

Dates:  July 1 – August 31 at 11:50 PM MT

Details:

  • The bonus at initial sign up allows demonstrators to pick $30 more than usual.  You will pay $99 to sign up and choose $155 worth of Stampin’ Up! products in your Starter Kit.
  • Coupon codes will be sent between the fifth and seventh business day of the following month the new demonstrator signs up.
  • The email address listed in a new demonstrator’s profile will be used to send the $10 coupon code.
  • Coupon codes may be redeemed only once.
  • Coupon codes expire October 31, 2019; after this date, they will no longer be valid.
  • New demonstrators who submit their Independent Demonstrator Agreement (IDA) before July 1 or after August 31 will not be eligible for this promotion.

If you’ve ever considered purchasing that Starter Kit, now is a great time!  We’d love to have you join and get that discount for yourself or start your own business!!

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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STAMPIN’ UP BONUS DAYS ONLY 2 DAYS LEFT!!  DON’T MISS OUT!!

YAY!!!  The awesome Bonus Days promotion from Stampin’ Up! is back!!  For every $50 that you spend between July 1 and July 31 (before shipping and tax), you will earn a $5 Bonus Days coupon code that can be used August 1–31!

Earning Period Details – July 1-31:

  • Earning Period Deadline:  July 31, 2019, by 11:50 PM (MT)
  • An email address is required to participate; Bonus Days coupon codes can be delivered only via email.
  • If a participant earns multiple codes from a single order, they will receive one email with multiple codes. If they earn multiple codes from multiple orders, they will receive separate emails for each code earned.
  • All order types qualify for this promotion. Fax and email orders still require an email address.
  • Orders that are started before the promotion begins will not go toward earning coupon codes.
  • There is no limit to the number of coupon codes participants can earn per order or throughout the duration of the Bonus Days earning period.

Redemption Period Details – August 1-31:

  • Redemption Period Deadline: August 31, 2019, by 11:50 PM (MT)
  • There is no limit to the number of coupon codes participants can use on an order during redemption.
  • Bonus Days coupon codes may be redeemed for any product (excluding Starter Kits and Paper Pumpkin subscriptions).
    • New prepaid Paper Pumpkin codes may be discounted with Bonus Days coupon codes.
  • Bonus Days coupon codes may be redeemed one time only.

The earning period for this awesome promotion starts on July 1 and the coupons can be redeemed beginning August 1!!  Let me know if you have any questions.

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Subscribe for the August kit from July 11–August 10

What’s the old saying? Variety is the spice of life? At Paper Pumpkin, we like to mix things up and keep our customer’s crafting experience fresh and fun. We plan each kit carefully, allowing them to check as many creative boxes as possible while keeping our projects simple—so they can explore the world of paper crafting with confidence. With this in mind, we are bringing an elegant fall gift packaging kit to Paper Pumpkin fans this August.
Now, it’s no secret that our subscribers love cardmaking. So when we offer treat or gift packaging, you generally like to make a few card alternates with the kit. That’s why THIS month we decided to bring you the best of both worlds with the Gift of Fall Add-On Bundle. This coordinating product will allow you to turn your Gift of Fall gift packaging into cards in an easy and inexpensive way.

  • The August kit includes 6 gift bags and 12 gift tags. To receive this kit you must subscribe by August 10.
  • The Gift of Fall Add-On Bundle is a separate purchase for those who would like to convert their August Paper Pumpkin kit into cards.
  • The Gift of Fall Add-On Bundle card designs offer a great sneak of the designs and elements to come in the August kit.
  • Once you have completed the August kit, you will have extra kit components so you can easily combine them with the add-on without having to purchase additional kits.
  • Just as you would with any other Stampin’ Up! product, you will need to purchase the add-on bundle via OEX or the online store. You will not be able to add it to a Paper Pumpkin subscription purchase.
  • The price for the add-on bundle is $10.00 usd/$13.00 cad and is available for Paper Pumpkin subscribers only. This add-on is available beginning August 1, while supplies last!
  • The add-on bundle is a cash and carry item
  • Click Here to subscribe. Supplies may be limited toward the end of the subscription period.  

Click HERE for a sneak peek of the August Paper Pumpkin Kit.

August Kit Information

Makes 6 fall-themed gift bags
Makes 12 fall-themed gift tags
Coordinating colors: Blackberry Bliss, Calypso Coral, Crumb Cake, Crushed Curry, Merry Merlot, Mint Macaron, Old Olive, Pretty Peacock, and Soft Suede

Add-On Information

Gift of Fall Add-On Bundle (item 152885)
Price: $10.00 usd/$13.00 cad
Includes 24 card bases of 2 different designs with coordinating envelopes (note card size)
Available August 1, while supplies last
Purchase via my online store
Not included with an August Paper Pumpkin subscription
Important note: The Gift of Fall Add-On Bundle is not needed to complete the August kit projects.

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I have gathered up a lot of retired Stamp Sets, Embossing Folders & Dies  and put a list together for anyone interested.  I have single Stamp Sets along with Stamp Sets bundled with Dies or Punches.  Take a look and see if there is anything that you missed out on getting and would still like.  Click Here to go to my list.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Blueberry Bushel Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″(card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (artwork), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Vellum Cardstock 1 3/4″ X 2″ (sentiment)

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Paper Snips

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Stamparatus

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Stampin’ Up High Tide For Fun Fold Friday

Good Friday morning my fellow stampers and welcome to Fun Fold Friday.  How was everyone’s week?  The weekend is only hours away, I hope you have some fun plans.

For today I have a fun fold card that I honestly have never made before.  I was very pleased with myself that I did it on the first try.  Here’s my card.

My card played along with Global Design Project Color Challenge #197.  Here are their colors

I also joined in with Always Fun Challenge #118.  Their theme is “Anything Goes”.

I started by using the largest Layering Circle Die and adhering it with washi tape with the cutting side up in the center of the inside of a Pear Pizzazz card base .  I folded both sides closed and cut the oval out with my cutting machine.

I actually worked on the inside of my card first this time.  I stamped the sand image from the Stampin’ Up High Tide Photopolymer Stamp Set in Crumb Cake Ink on the bottom of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the 1st step of the lighthouse image from the High Tide stamp set in Terracotta Tile Ink on top of the sand stamping off once.  I stamped the 2nd step of the lighthouse image from High Tide stamp set in Terracotta Tile Ink over the first image.  I stamped the water image from High Tide stamp set in Seaside Spray Ink, masking off the lighthouse, some in full strength and some stamped off once.  I stamped the grass image from the High Tide stamp set in Pear Pizzazz Ink around the lighthouse.  I stamped the birds from the High Tide stamp set above the lighthouse in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  I stamped the sentiment from Stampin’ Up Itty Bitty Birthdays Cling Stamp Set in Crumb Cake Ink below the sand so that you wouldn’t see it when the card was closed.  I adhered the artwork panel to the inside of the Pear Pizzazz card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

For the card front I cut the birthday sentiment from the Well Written Dies out of a panel of Seaside Spray cardstock.  I adhered it to the longer Whisper White strip, which I made into a banner using the Banner Triple Punch, using my Fine Tip Glue Pen.  I stamped part of the bird image from the High Tide stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink to the left of the sentiment.  I adhered the banner to the tp left side of the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals, putting it right up to the scored edge.

I cut the wishes sentiment out from the Well Written Dies from a panel of Seaside Spray cardstock.  I adhered it to the shorter Whisper White strip, which was also made into a banner using the Banner Triple Punch, using my Fine Tip Glue Pen.  I stamped the birds from the High Tide stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink to the right of the sentiment.  I adhered the banner to the bottom right card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals making sure it was right up to the scored edge

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  My envelope seemed to get decorated just as much as my card this time.  I stamped everything on the envelope front and flap the same as I did for my card.

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

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ORDERING SPECIAL JULY 8, 2019 – JULY 22, 2019

WITH THE PURCHASE OF THE DAISY LANE BUNDLE #149325 

I WILL SEND YOU FREE

A PACK OF THE PERENNIAL ESSENCE FLORAL CENTERS.

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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: AVHTNTCN

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.

STAMPS ON THE CLEARANCE RACK 

For the first time ever, Stampin’ Up! is putting stamp sets on the Clearance Rack!  This is not something they have done in the past—and they don’t know if they will do again—so pick up those deals while you can!

Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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EXTRA, EXTRA!!  JOINING PROMOTION JULY 1, 2019 – AUGUST 31, 2019

From July 1 until August 31, new demonstrators will receive an additional $30 to put toward bonus products in their Starter Kit (for a total of $155 in merchandise for $99)!!  THEN, they’ll receive a $10 coupon code the following month.  Are you interested?  Keep reading to learn more!

Dates:  July 1 – August 31 at 11:50 PM MT

Details:

  • The bonus at initial sign up allows demonstrators to pick $30 more than usual.  You will pay $99 to sign up and choose $155 worth of Stampin’ Up! products in your Starter Kit.
  • Coupon codes will be sent between the fifth and seventh business day of the following month the new demonstrator signs up.
  • The email address listed in a new demonstrator’s profile will be used to send the $10 coupon code.
  • Coupon codes may be redeemed only once.
  • Coupon codes expire October 31, 2019; after this date, they will no longer be valid.
  • New demonstrators who submit their Independent Demonstrator Agreement (IDA) before July 1 or after August 31 will not be eligible for this promotion.

If you’ve ever considered purchasing that Starter Kit, now is a great time!  We’d love to have you join and get that discount for yourself or start your own business!!

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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STAMPIN’ UP BONUS DAYS ARE HERE!!

YAY!!!  The awesome Bonus Days promotion from Stampin’ Up! is back!!  For every $50 that you spend between July 1 and July 31 (before shipping and tax), you will earn a $5 Bonus Days coupon code that can be used August 1–31!

Earning Period Details – July 1-31:

  • Earning Period Deadline:  July 31, 2019, by 11:50 PM (MT)
  • An email address is required to participate; Bonus Days coupon codes can be delivered only via email.
  • If a participant earns multiple codes from a single order, they will receive one email with multiple codes. If they earn multiple codes from multiple orders, they will receive separate emails for each code earned.
  • All order types qualify for this promotion. Fax and email orders still require an email address.
  • Orders that are started before the promotion begins will not go toward earning coupon codes.
  • There is no limit to the number of coupon codes participants can earn per order or throughout the duration of the Bonus Days earning period.

Redemption Period Details – August 1-31:

  • Redemption Period Deadline: August 31, 2019, by 11:50 PM (MT)
  • There is no limit to the number of coupon codes participants can use on an order during redemption.
  • Bonus Days coupon codes may be redeemed for any product (excluding Starter Kits and Paper Pumpkin subscriptions).
    • New prepaid Paper Pumpkin codes may be discounted with Bonus Days coupon codes.
  • Bonus Days coupon codes may be redeemed one time only.

The earning period for this awesome promotion starts on July 1 and the coupons can be redeemed beginning August 1!!  Let me know if you have any questions.

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Subscribe for the August kit from July 11–August 10

What’s the old saying? Variety is the spice of life? At Paper Pumpkin, we like to mix things up and keep our customer’s crafting experience fresh and fun. We plan each kit carefully, allowing them to check as many creative boxes as possible while keeping our projects simple—so they can explore the world of paper crafting with confidence. With this in mind, we are bringing an elegant fall gift packaging kit to Paper Pumpkin fans this August.
Now, it’s no secret that our subscribers love cardmaking. So when we offer treat or gift packaging, you generally like to make a few card alternates with the kit. That’s why THIS month we decided to bring you the best of both worlds with the Gift of Fall Add-On Bundle. This coordinating product will allow you to turn your Gift of Fall gift packaging into cards in an easy and inexpensive way.

  • The August kit includes 6 gift bags and 12 gift tags. To receive this kit you must subscribe by August 10.
  • The Gift of Fall Add-On Bundle is a separate purchase for those who would like to convert their August Paper Pumpkin kit into cards.
  • The Gift of Fall Add-On Bundle card designs offer a great sneak of the designs and elements to come in the August kit.
  • Once you have completed the August kit, you will have extra kit components so you can easily combine them with the add-on without having to purchase additional kits.
  • Just as you would with any other Stampin’ Up! product, you will need to purchase the add-on bundle via OEX or the online store. You will not be able to add it to a Paper Pumpkin subscription purchase.
  • The price for the add-on bundle is $10.00 usd/$13.00 cad and is available for Paper Pumpkin subscribers only. This add-on is available beginning August 1, while supplies last!
  • The add-on bundle is a cash and carry item
  • Click Here to subscribe. Supplies may be limited toward the end of the subscription period.  

Click HERE for a sneak peek of the August Paper Pumpkin Kit.

August Kit Information

Makes 6 fall-themed gift bags
Makes 12 fall-themed gift tags
Coordinating colors: Blackberry Bliss, Calypso Coral, Crumb Cake, Crushed Curry, Merry Merlot, Mint Macaron, Old Olive, Pretty Peacock, and Soft Suede

Add-On Information

Gift of Fall Add-On Bundle (item 152885)
Price: $10.00 usd/$13.00 cad
Includes 24 card bases of 2 different designs with coordinating envelopes (note card size)
Available August 1, while supplies last
Purchase via my online store
Not included with an August Paper Pumpkin subscription
Important note: The Gift of Fall Add-On Bundle is not needed to complete the August kit projects.

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I have gathered up a lot of retired Stamp Sets, Embossing Folders & Dies  and put a list together for anyone interested.  I have single Stamp Sets along with Stamp Sets bundled with Dies or Punches.  Take a look and see if there is anything that you missed out on getting and would still like.  Click Here to go to my list.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Pear Pizzazz Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 2 1/8″ and 6 3/8″)
  • Seaside Spray Cardstock 3″ X 4″ (cut sentiments)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner artwork), 3/4″ x 4″ & 3/4″ x 3 1/2″ (card front banners)

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Stampin’ Up Sailing Home Sneak Peek for Amy’s Inkin’ Krew Blog Hop

Good Tuesday morning my fellow stampers.  It’s the 2nd Tuesday of the month and that means it’s time for another Amy’s Inkin’ Krew Blog Hop. The 2nd Tuesday of every month this amazing group of ladies put together a blog hop and you are guaranteed to see some awesome projects. This month our theme is ‘MASCULINE’. We can interpret this any way we would like to. If you are starting with me, be sure to hop around to see everyone’s projects. If you’ve hopped over from Amy Koenders, welcome to my blog and thank you for stopping by.

For today’s card I have a little sneak peek for you along with a Fun Fold card.  I used the Stampin’ Up Sailing Home Stamp Set, the Come Sail Away Designer Series Paper, the Come Sail Away Memories and More Card Pack and one of the new 2019-2021 In-Colors Seaside Spray, all which will be available June 4th.  I really struggle with masculine cards, but I had so much fun with this one.  The Sailing Home Suite makes it really easy to make a masculine card.  Here’s my card.

I started with the new 2019-2021 In-Color, Seaside Spray cardstock and scored it at 2 3/4″ and 8 1/4″ to make a gate fold card.

On the 2 sides I adhered a panel of the new Come Sail Away Designer Series Paper using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I made a little collage for the overlapping panel.  I stamped 2 of the Whisper White panels with the sailboat image and sentiment from the new Sailing Home stamp set in Night Of Navy Ink.  I adhered the anchor and banner stickers, that come in the Come Sail Away Memories & More Card Pack, on the 2 smaller panels.  I sponged all the panels using my Stamping Sponge and Sahara Sand Ink.  I then adhered all the pieces to a panel of Night Of Navy cardstock using Multipurpose Liquid Glue so that I had a little wiggle room.  I adhered the collaged panel to one side of the card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I tied a knot using the Night of Navy/Sahara Sand Bakers Twine and adhered it to the artwork using a Glue Dot.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up High Tide Stamp Set in Night of Navy Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the water from the same set on the bottom of the panel in Seaside Spray Ink.  I stamped the lighthouse from the Sailing Home stamp set in Sahara Sand Ink and the birds from the same stamp set in Night of Navy Ink.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Night of Navy mat using Snail and then adhered it to the inside of the Seaside Spray card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the front of the envelope similar to the inside of the card adding the sailboat from the Sailing Home stamp set in Night of Navy Ink.  I adhered a panel of Come Sail Away DSP to the envelope flap.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today.  I hope you liked my card, this was a lot of fun to make.  The Come Sail Away Suite made it so easy.  If you like the items I used, they will be available June 4th.  Happy Stamping!!

Now be sure to hit Previous to hop back to Amy Koenders blog or hit Next to head over to Terry Lynn Bright’s blog. You can also click on each of the names and hop around that way. Happy Hopping!!

  1. Karen Ksenzakovic – You Are Here
  2. Terry Lynn Bright
  3. Jaimie Babarczy
  4. Mary Deatherage
  5. Karen Finkle
  6. Akiko Sudano
  7. Shirley Gentry
  8. Sue Prather
  9. Connie Troyer
  10. Amy Koenders
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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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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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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Night of Navy Cardstock 2 3/4″ X 4 1/4″ (front panel artwork mat), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner mat)
  • Seaside Spray Cardstock (available June 4th) 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 2 3/4″ & 8 1/4″)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 3 3/4″ X 5″ (inner liner), 2 1/2″ X 1 1/2″, 2 1/2″ X 1 1/4″, 2 – 1 1/4″ X 1 1/8″ (collage pieces)
  • Come Sail Away Designer Series Paper 2 – 4 1/8″ X 2 5/8″ (card front panels), piece for envelope flap

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Stampin’ Up Sailing Home Sneak Peek

Good Wednesday morning my fellow stampers and Happy May Day everyone! .  We’re half way through the week and on our way to the weekend.  I can’t believe it’s May already. Before you know it, Memorial Day will be here.

For today’s card I have a little sneak peek for you from the up coming 2019-2020 Annual Catalog.  It’s the Stampin’ Up Sailing Home Bundle.  This was the first set that caught my eye and I just had to have it.  I’ve also made a fun fold card for you.  Here’s my card.

I joined in with the TGIF Inspiration Challenge #209 .  Here’s their challenge.

I started with a Soft Suede card base and scored it at 5 1/2″ and 2 3/4″.  I adhered a panel of the up coming Come Sail Away Designer Series Paper to the inside.  I just love news print paper on cards.

I took a small panel of the Soft Suede cardstock and ran it through my Big Shot using the Seaside Textured Impressions Embossing Folder.  This folder will be retiring as of June 3rd, so now’s the time to grab it if it’s something you’ve been wanting.  I stamped the anchor, lighthouse, sailboat and sentiment images from the Sailing Home stamp set in Soft Suede Ink on a panel of Sahara Sand cardstock.  I then cut them out using the Smooth Sailing Dies.  I also cut a strip of Sahara Sand cardstock and sponged it with Soft Suede Ink using my Stamping Sponge.

I arranged the pieces the way I wanted to on the embossed panel.  I adhered them using Glue Dots and Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I adhered the card front to the front panel of the card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On the small inside panel I adhered a piece of Sahara Sand cardstock using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up High Tide Stamp Set in Soft Suede Ink.  I stamped the grass and birds from the same stamp set on the bottom of the panel in Sahara Sand Ink stamping off once.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Very Vanilla Envelope.  I started by sponging all around the front and back of the envelope with Soft Suede Ink and my Stamping Sponge.  I stamped the lighthouse and sailboat from the Sailing Home stamp set in Soft Suede Ink.  I adhered a panel of the Come Sail Away DSP to the envelope flap.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today.  I hope that you liked my card.  This stamp set, dies and DSP will all be available June 4th for purchase.  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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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)

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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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:

  • Sahara Sand Cardsock 3 7/8″ X 2 3/8″ (inner liner) scraps for all cut out pieces
  • Soft Suede Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″&2 3/4″), 4 1/4″ X 2 3/4″ (embossed card front)
  • Come Sail Away Designer Series Paper 4″ X 5 1/4″(inside card base), piece for envelope flap

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