Stampin’ Up! Sweet As A Peach Birthday for The Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

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

I used the Stampin’ Up! Sweet As A Peach Bundle along with the You’re A Peach Designer Series Paper for my card today.

These are our colors for this week.

My design is from Sunday Stamps Getting Sketchy #262.

I started by adhering a panel of You’re A Peach DSP to a Balmy Blue card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I cut 2 panels of You’re A Peach DSP using the Ornate Layers Dies. I cut the 2 panels in half and adhered them to a Calypso Coral mat using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. This was how I was able to make the strips long enough for my card front. I adhered the 2 layered panel to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the stem/leaf image from the Stampin’ Up! Sweet As A Peach Photopolymer Stamp Set in Pear Pizzazz Ink. I stamped the trio of peach image from the Sweet As A Peach stamp set on the stem image in Pale Papaya Ink, sponged with my Dauber in Calypso Coral Ink. I cut the image out using my Hippo & Friends Dies. I stamped the trio peach image from the Sweet As A Peach stamp set in Pale Papaya Ink, sponged with Calypso Coral Ink, on a panel of Basic White cardstock. I cut the peach trio out using my Peach Dies. I cut 2 of the leaf dies from the Peach Dies out of a panel of Pear Pizzazz cardstock. I adhered the leaves to the back of 2 of the die cut peaches using a Glue Dot then adhered them to the artwork using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the artwork to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a strip of Basic White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from Sweet As A Peach stamp set in Pear Pizzazz Ink. I adhered the sentiment to a Calypso Coral mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Mango Melody Artistry Blooms Adhesive-Backed Sequins to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the stem/leaf image from the Sweet As A Peach stamp set in Pear Pizzazz Ink on the top of a Basic White panel. I stamped the peach trio image from the Sweet As A Peach stamp set in Pale Papaya Ink, sponged with Calypso Coral Ink, on the stems. I stamped the sentiments from the Sweet As A Peach stamp set in Pear Pizzazz Ink on the Basic White panel. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Pear Pizzazz mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Balmy Blue card base using Stampin’ Seal. I added a couple Mango Melody Artistry Blooms Adhesive- Backed Sequins to the Basic White panel.

To complete my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the large peach image from the Sweet As A Peach stamp set in Pale Papaya Ink, sponged with Calypso Coral Ink, on the envelope front. I stamped the stem/leaves in Pear Pizzazz Ink on the peach. I adhered a panel of You’re A Peach DSP to the envelope flap.

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

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Sue Prather:

Karen Finkle:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic: You Are Here

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   CEWAN9UD

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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State Sales Tax Holidays

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

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

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

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

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Final Days to Stock Up on Designer Series Paper

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

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

PROMOTION DETAILS:

  • Sales Period:  July 1 – August 2
  • All order types qualify for this promotion.
  • There is no limit to how many packages of Designer Series Paper may be purchased during this promotion.
  • Only select Designer Series Papers are available at a 15% discount during this promotion.
  • Orders must be placed—and closed—during the promotion period for the 15% discount to apply.
  • Designer Series Paper ordered as part of a Starter Kit or with Stampin’ Rewards qualify for the 15% discount.
  • Order Deadline:  August 2, 2021 at 11:59 PM (MT)

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

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Hope Box

Subscribe July 11 – August 10

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

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

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

  • Kit contains supplies to create nine cards and coordinating envelopes and comes in a special box!
  • The box is specially designed to turn into a Hope Box—a keepsake box full of cherished items to add hope to your life or in the lives of others.
  • Includes an exclusive stamp set and a Classic Stampin’ Spot
  • Card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm)
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2″ x 5-3/4″ (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  • Coordinating colors: Bermuda Bay, Blackberry Bliss, Bumblebee, Melon Mambo, Petal Pink, Pool Party, Poppy Parade

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Balmy Blue Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Basic White Cardstock 2 – 4″ X 5 1/4″ (artwork & inner liner)
  • Calypso Coral Cardstock 2 – 1″ X 4 1/2″ (dsp card front mats), 1/2″ x 2 3/4″ (sentiment mat)
  • Pear Pizzazz Cardstock 1″ X 1″ (peach leaves), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • You’re A Peach Designer Series Paper 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front), 2 1/2″ X 4 1/4″ (card front panel), 2 1/2″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Love of Leaves for The Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

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

I used the Stampin’ Up! Love of Leaves Photopolymer Stamp Set along with the Pattern Party Host Designer Series Paper for my card this week.

I went with leave for my Outdoors theme.

I started by coloring a panel of the Pattern Party DSP using my Stampin’ Blends Markers. I just used all different colors and it’s too many to list so you’ll have to use your imagination and pick your favorite colors to use 😉 I adhered the DSP card front to a Bumblebee card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue

I stamped the sentiment from the Love of Leaves stamp set in Old Olive Ink on a Basic White panel and cut it our using my Hippo & Friends Dies. I adhered some Linen Thread to the card front with a small amount of Stampin’ Seal then adhered the sentiment over the top using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I cut 4 of the leaves from the Stitched Leaves Dies in Blackberry Bliss, Bumblebee, Pumpkin Pie and Real Red cardstock. I arranged the leaves on the bottom of the sentiment and adhered them using Stampin’ Dimensionals and Glue Dots. I made a bow using the Linen Thread and adhered it to the leaf stems using a Glue Dot. I added a few 2019-2022 In-Color Square Gems to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Peaceful Moments Cling Stamp Set in Old Olive Ink on a Basic White panel. I adhered a strip of the Pattern Party DSP to the bottom of the panel using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the Basic White panel to an Old Olive mat using Stampin’ Seal then embossed the top using my Stitched Leaves Dies. I added a couple more leaves that I cut using my Stitched Leaves Dies from Cherry Cobbler and Misty Moonlight cardstock using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the layered panel to the inside of my Bumblebee card base using Stampin’ Seal.

To complete my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I adhered a strip of the Pattern Party DSP to the envelope front and a panel to the envelope flap.

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

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Karen Finkle:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic: You Are Here

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   CEWAN9UD

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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

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

PROMOTION DETAILS:

  • Sales Period:  July 1 – August 2
  • All order types qualify for this promotion.
  • There is no limit to how many packages of Designer Series Paper may be purchased during this promotion.
  • Only select Designer Series Papers are available at a 15% discount during this promotion.
  • Orders must be placed—and closed—during the promotion period for the 15% discount to apply.
  • Designer Series Paper ordered as part of a Starter Kit or with Stampin’ Rewards qualify for the 15% discount.
  • Order Deadline:  August 2, 2021 at 11:59 PM (MT)

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

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Hope Box

Subscribe July 11 – August 10

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

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

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

  • Kit contains supplies to create nine cards and coordinating envelopes and comes in a special box!
  • The box is specially designed to turn into a Hope Box—a keepsake box full of cherished items to add hope to your life or in the lives of others.
  • Includes an exclusive stamp set and a Classic Stampin’ Spot
  • Card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm)
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2″ x 5-3/4″ (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  • Coordinating colors: Bermuda Bay, Blackberry Bliss, Bumblebee, Melon Mambo, Petal Pink, Pool Party, Poppy Parade

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 4″ X 3″ (sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Blackberry Bliss Cardstock 1″ X 2″ (leaf)
  • Bumblebee Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″), 3 1/4″ x 2 3/4″ (leaf)
  • Cherry Cobbler Cardstock 1″ x 2″ (leaf)
  • Misty Moonlight Cardstock 1″ X 3″ (leaf)
  • Old Olive Cardstock 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ ( inner liner mat)
  • Pumpkin Pie Cardstock 1″ x 2″ (leaf)
  • Real Red Cardstock 1 1/4″ X 1 1/4″ (leaf)
  • Pattern Party Host Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ (card front), 1/2″ X 4′ (inner liner strip), 1/2″ X 6″ & 2 1/2″ X 6″ (envelope)

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Stampin’ Up! A Good Man

Good Wednesday morning my stamping friends. We’re halfway through the week and on the downhill to the weekend. Is anyone starting to make plans?

It’s time for another inspiration challenge for The Card Concept. For the next 2 weeks we have a Vacation Time challenge. Here is my card that was inspired from the challenge photo.

I used the Stampin’ Up! A Good Man Cling Stamp Set for my card today. I was inspired by the trees in the photo and the woodgrain in the inspiration photo for my Clean and Layered card. I decided to make a card of a man vacationing and relaxing.

I hope you will take a moment to visit The Card Concept and join us this week to play along with our challenge #157. How are you inspired by this photo?

I joined in with Always Fun Challenges #217, “Layers”.

I started by adhering a panel of the Beauty of The Earth DSP to an Early Espresso card base using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered 2 more panels of the Beauty of The Earth DSP to Early Espresso mats using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the smaller panel to the card front using Stampin’ Seal and the ‘tree’ panel to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the image from A Good Man stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I colored the image in using my Bermuda Bay, Crumb Cake, Daffodil Delight, Ivory, Pool Party and Poppy Parade Stampin’ Blends Markers. I cut the image out using my Hippo & Friends Dies. From a panel of Early Espresso cardstock I cut the next size larger Hippo & Friends Dies and adhered the artwork using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the matted artwork to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a strip of Basic White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from A Good Man stamp set in Night of Navy Ink. I cut the sentiment out using my Stitched Rectangle Dies. I wrapped a piece of Linen Thread around the sentiment twice and tied a knot. I adhered the sentiment to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from A Good Man stamp set in Night of Navy Ink in the center of a Basic White panel. I adhered a panel of Beauty of The Earth DSP to the bottom of the panel using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the Basic White panel to an Early Espresso mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Early Espresso card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To complete my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the image from A Good Man stamp set on the envelope front in Tuxedo Black Ink. I colored the image in the same as I did for the card. I adhered a panel of Beauty of The Earth DSP to the envelope flap.

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

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Join me today at 4:00pm on my Facebook Live.

I’m planning to go live on my Facebook page with a project today at 4pm ET.  Please join me to see what card I will be making today.

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:  DRZETK6V

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

 Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

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

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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

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

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

DETAILS

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

SALES PERIOD

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

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

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Introducing The Kits Collection

I’m excited to share with you a new line of creative products called the Kits Collection by Stampin’ Up! They’ve designed beautiful kits and done all the designing and cutting for you – so card making is easier than ever!  Stampin’ Up! has taken the guess work out of creativity and done the hard parts, and you get to do the fun stuff: craft! Each kit is all-inclusive and includes step-by-step instructions, the predesigned projects, preprinted pieces, and even the adhesives you need to complete the projects.

There’s a wide variety of kits for all different occasions, and new kits are being added regularly, so be sure to check back often! This collection even includes 4 kits that don’t require stamping.  This makes a perfect gift for that special someone in your life who wants to be crafty but doesn’t feel confident to stamp!  You can shop the current selection at www.stampinup.com/kits. But hurry! Kits are available only while supplies last! 

Pick the kit that’s right for you.

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Expressions In Color

Subscribe May11 – June 10

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

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

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

Details

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

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

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

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

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

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

PROMOTION DATES:  MAY 4 – JUNE 14, 2021

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

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 4″ X 3″ (artwork), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Early Espresso Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″), 2 5/8″ x 2 5/8″ & 4″ X 2 1/4″ (card front panel mats), 2 3/4″ x 3 1/2″ (artwork mat), 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Beauty of The Earth Designer Series Paper 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front), 2 1/2″ X 2 1/2″ & 2″ X 4″ (card front panels), 1 1/4″ X 4″ (inner liner panel), 2 1/2″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Enjoy The Moment Masculine Fun Fold

Good Tuesday morning my stamping friends. Happy June!!! How was everyone’s Memorial Day? I had my niece and her boys over for a picnic. It was nice getting together with family. I’ll be at work all day for my 1st of the month billing. I usually have off on Tuesday’s except on the last and first of the month. I do get off tomorrow though YAY!! Tonight we have our monthly Stamp Camp card class. I’m really looking forward to tonight’s class. Last month I gave everyone a stamp set and a pack of DSP and gave them homework to design and make a card to bring tonight to class. I can’t wait to see what everyone has created with the product I gave them.

Today’s card is one that we will be making tonight at my Stamp Camp card class. Even though it’s a fun fold, it’s a simple one. I’ve made all the scores for everyone, so they just have to adhere the paper and do a little stamping. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Enjoy The Moment Cling Stamp Set for my card today along with the Well Suited Designer Series Paper.

I started by adhering the end section of the card base together using Multipurpose Liquid Glue on the inside sealing front to back together.

I adhered the small panel of Well Suited DSP to a Basic White mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the sealed side of the card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I wrapped a piece of the Night of Navy Bakers Twine from the Well Suited Twine Combo Pack (this will be retiring at the end of June), around the end twice and tied a small bow.

I adhered a panel of the Well Suited DSP to a Basic White mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the Cajun Craze card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals. On a panel of Basic White card stock I stamped the image from the Enjoy The Moment stamp set in Cajun Craze Ink, stamping off twice on scrap paper. I stamped the sentiment from the Enjoy The Moment stamp set in Night of Navy Ink over the floral image. I cut the image out using the smallest die from my Hippo & Friends Dies. I adhered the artwork to a Night of Navy mat which I cut from the next largest die from the Hippo & Friends Dies, using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the matted panel to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Better Places Host Cling Stamp Set in Night of Navy Ink. I adhered a strip of Well Suited DSP to the side of the panel using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Night of Navy mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Cajun Craze card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I stamped the image from Enjoy The Moment stamp set in Cajun Craze Ink on the front of a Basic White Medium Envelope. I adhered a panel of the Well Suited DSP to the envelope flap.

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS: DRZETK6V

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

 Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

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

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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

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

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

DETAILS

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

SALES PERIOD

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

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

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Expressions In Color

Subscribe May11 – June 10

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

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

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

Details

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

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

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

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

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

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

PROMOTION DATES:  MAY 4 – JUNE 14, 2021

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

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 4 1/8″ X 4 1/8″ (card front mat), 1 1/8″ X 4 1/8″ (side panel mat), 4″ X 2″ (sentiment), 4″ X 4″ (inner liner)
  • Cajun Craze Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″ & 5 1/2″)
  • Night of Navy Cardstock 4″ X 2″ (sentiment mat), 4 1/8″ X 4 1/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Well Suited Designer Series Paper 4″ X 4″ (card front), 2 – 1″ X 4″ (side panel and inner liner strip), 2 1/2″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Sweet Ice Cream Birthday

Good Tuesday morning my stamping friends. How has everyone’s week started off? I hope everyone has a productive week. Is everyone getting their shopping lists ready? ONE week before the new 2021-2022 Annual Catalog goes live. I can’t wait to get lots of new products.

For today I decided to play with a bundle from the January-June 2021 Mini Catalog. It’s a pretty quick card too. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Sweet Ice Cream Bundle for my card along with the Ice Cream Corner Designer Series Paper.

I started by cutting the center of a Ice Cream Corner DSP card front using my Hippo & Friends Dies. I adhered the card front to a Blackberry Bliss card base using Stampin’ Seal.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the ice cream cone from the Stampin’ Up! Sweet Ice Cream Photopolymer Stamp Set in Cinnamon Cider Ink, stamping off once. I stamped the detail cone image in Cinnamon Cider Ink on top of the solid image and punched the cone out using my Ice Cream Cone Builder Punch. I stamped the ice cream scoop image from the Sweet Ice Cream stamp set in Petal Pink and Pool Party Ink on a panel of Basic White cardstock and punched them out using the Ice Cream Cone Builder Punch. I stamped the sentiment from the Sweet Ice Cream stamp set in Early Espresso Ink and fussy cut it using my Paper Snips.

I adhered the Pool Party ice cream to the cone using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I stamped the sprinkles from the Sweet Ice Cream stamp set in Early Espresso Ink on the Petal Pink ice cream and adhered it on top of the Pool Party scoop using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the ice cream cone to the opening of the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the sentiment across the bottom of the cone using Stampin’ Dimensionals only on the ends.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Sweet Ice Cream stamp set in Early Espresso Ink in the center of a Basic White panel. I adhered a strip of the Ice Cream Corner DSP to the top of the panel using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the Basic White panel to the inside of the Blackberry Bliss card base using Stampin’ Seal.

To finish my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I adhered a strip of the Ice Cream Corner DSP to the envelope front and a panel to the envelope flap.

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS: 9R4BQD64

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

 Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

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

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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2021-2022 Annual Catalog Designer Series Paper Share

I’m offering a Designer Series Paper share from the Stampin’ Up! 2021-2022 Annual Catalog and I’d love to have you join!! This is the final week to get in on my DSP Share.  I’m placing my share order early on May 4 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 May 10.

Creative Stamping Designs 2021-2022 Annual Catalog Designer Series Paper Shares

New Designer Series Paper Share – $50.00 plus $7.75 for Priority Mail shipping

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

  • Beauty Of The Earth – 6
  • Bloom Where You’re Planted – 6
  • Expressions In Ink Specialty – 6
  • Hand-Penned – 6
  • In The Wild – 6
  • Pansy Petals – 6
  • Simply Elegant Specialty – 6
  • Sweet Symmetry – 6
  • Tidings Of Christmas 6″ x 6″ – 6
  • You’re A Peach – 6
  • 2020-2022 In Color 6″ x 6″ – 10
  • 2021-2023 In Color 6″ x 6″ – 10
  • Brights 6″ x 6″ – 20
  • Neutrals 6″ x 6″ – 20
  • Regals 6″ x 6″ – 20
  • Subtles 6″ x 6″ – 20
  • Ombre Specialty – 4 (one of each color)
  • 2021-2023 In Color Shimmer Vellum – 5 (one of each color)
  • Gold & Rose Gold 6″ x 6″ – 2 (one of each color)
  • Linen Specialty – 1

In all, you’ll receive 172 – 6” x 6” sheets of designer or speciality paper!

Double DSP Share – $100 + $8 Shipping by Priority Mail – if you’d like double shares of the designer paper, that’s fine too.  I’ll cut the designer paper sheets into 6×12 so that you’ll be able to get 3 full A2 size card fronts from each sheet (Tidings Of Christmas, 2020-2022 In color, 2021-2023 In Color, Brights, Neutrals, Regals, Subtles and Gold & Rose Gold 6×6, 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 get a sampling (12 – 6″ X 6″ sheets) of the new host exclusive Pattern Party 12″ x 12″ Designer Series Paper!

Anyone is welcome to join in my share (please note, I can only ship to addresses within the US). Email the following information to creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com.

  • Your first and last name
  • Your share selection
  • 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 Sunday, May 2 at 8:00 PM ET.

Let me know if you have any questions.  Thanks!

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Online Host Club Starting June 1st

Does your Wish List and 2021-2022 Annual Catalog look like mine that just about every page is marked? Do you want it all and don’t want to spend a lot of money all at once?  An Online Host Club might just be the perfect solution for you.  This is the perfect way to build up your Stampin’ Up! supplies a little at a  time and receive host benefits too. Click Here for details on joining my Online Host Club.

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

CLICK HERE to head over to my online store to shop those great deals, but it must be after midnight MOUNTAIN TIME tonight!!  Have fun shopping!

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Batter Up!

Subscribe April 11 – May 10

Whether you’re crafting for a father, grandfather, nephew, or brother, we’ve got all your bases covered with the Batter Up! Paper Pumpkin Kit! This month’s kit is the perfect pick for making masculine masterpieces.

Then again, we know that grass-stained pants and sliding into home aren’t just for the boys—this month’s kit is a triple threat! Designed with men, sport-lovin’ ladies, and baseball fanatics in mind, anyone would bounce from their spot in the bleachers if they received a classic card from the Batter Up! kit. After all, this month’s kit was made for celebrating the all-stars, MVPs, and the greats—no matter what team they play on!

Step up to the plate, take a swing, and knock it out of the park! With the Batter Up! Paper Pumpkin Kit, it’s your turn to go to bat for all the people who’ve gone to bat for you. This month’s timeless kit with a “throwback” theme contains enough grand slam supplies to create nine cards—and coordinating envelopes—featuring classic colors, pinwheel and pinstripe patterns, and vintage-washed paper pieces. There’s no “batter” way to root, root, root for your home team and honor the all-stars in your life!

A beloved baseball-themed kit would be incomplete without the sport’s signature, sticky snack—the official bubble gum of the MLB! A favorite in the field, the Batter Up! Paper Pumpkin Kit contains a couple sticks of the chewy staple; chew while you craft, slide a piece into a card, or save it for later.

Send a seventh-inning stretch in a classic card with all-star stripes, a nostalgic nod, and a stamp set fit for an MVP! But, before you give it all you’ve got, give this month’s promotional video a watch. See what the Batter Up! kit is all about! Play ball!

Details

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 designs—and coordinating envelopes. The all-inclusive kit includes printed card bases, die-cut paper pieces, embellishments, adhesive, and more!
    • Card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm)
    • Envelope size: 4-1/2″ x 5-3/4″ (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  • Coordinating colors: Basic White, Bumblebee, Night of Navy, Pacific Point, Real Red, Smoky Slate, Soft Suede
  • Comes with the official bubble gum of the MLB—a ballpark favorite! Chew while you craft, slide a piece into a card, or save it for later.

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 2 – 4″ X 5 1/4″ (artwork & inner liner)
  • Blackberry Bliss Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Ice Cream Corner Designer Series Paper 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front), 1/2″ X 4″ (strip on inner liner), 1/2″ X 6″ & 2 1/2″ X 6″ (envelope)

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Stampin’ Up! Art Gallery Quick and Easy Card Pack

Good Saturday morning my stamping friends. How has everyone’s weekend started off? I’ll be at work all day today and tomorrow. Last I heard, we will not be getting snow this weekend, but it’s still early to tell.

Today I have something a little different for you. I don’t have step by step instructions for you since I made a pack of cards. This would make a great gift for someone tied up with some ribbon or put in one of our Acetate Card Boxes and decorated. If you have any questions about any of the cards, please message me and I will explain how I made them. Here are the cards.

I used 1 sheet of the Fine Art Floral Designer Series Paper and 1 sheet of the Golden Garden Designer Series Acetate to make all 6 cards. I placed the acetate over the DSP, tacked it in a couple places using Glue Dots and cut 4″ X 5 1/4″ panels.

This card I used So Saffron and Poppy Parade cardstock and just did a simple layering. I stamped the sentiment from Stampin’ Up! Many Messages Cling Stamp Set in Soft Suede Ink and cut it our with the Messages Dies. Adhered it to Hippo and Friends die cut mat and adhered it to the card front.

This card I used Petal Pink and Terracotta Tile cardstock and just did a simple layering. I stamped the sentiment from Stampin’ Up! Dressed To Impress Photopolymer Stamp Set in Old Olive Ink and cut it our with the Label Me Fancy Punch and adhered it to the card front. Stamped the large flower from the Stampin’ Up! Art Gallery Photopolymer Stamp Set in Petal Pink & Terracotta Tile, stem in Old Olive and cut images out with Floral Gallery Dies.

This card I used Bumblebee and Old Olive cardstock and just did a simple layering. I stamped the sentiment from Stampin’ Up! Strong & Beautiful Cling Stamp Set in Old Olive Ink, cut it our with the Stitched Nested Labels Dies and adhered it to the card front. Stamped the flower from the Stampin’ Up! Art Gallery Photopolymer Stamp Set using my Bumblebee and Old Olive Stampin’ Write Markers and cut image out with Floral Gallery Dies.

This card I used Pool Party and Night of Navy cardstock and just did an angle layering. I stamped the sentiment from Stampin’ Up! Art Gallery Stamp Set in Night of Navy Ink, cut it out with the Floral Gallery Dies and the large sentiment out of Night of Navy cardstock and adhered them to the card front.

This card I used Blushing Bride and Merry Merlot cardstock and just did a simple layering. I stamped the sentiment from Stampin’ Up! Strong & Beautiful Cling Stamp Set in Merry Merlot Ink, cut it our with the Stitched Shapes Dies. I cut a scalloped mat from Merry Merlot cardstock using the Layering Ovals Dies, adhered the sentiment and adhered it to the card front.

This card I used Flirty Flamingo and Mossy Meadow cardstock and just did a simple layering. I stamped the sentiment from Stampin’ Up! Art Gallery Photopolymer Stamp Set in Mossy Meadow Ink, cut it our with the Messages Dies. I cut an oval mat using the Layering Ovals Dies, adhered the sentiment and adhered it to the card front.

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS: 9BCVNW9D

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

 Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

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

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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Here’s To You

Subscribe February11th – March 10th

Three cheers for mountain air, a sky filled with sunshine, and finding joy in life’s journey! Adventure awaits inside this month’s majestic, mountain-themed kit. With enough elements and embellishments to create eight cards and coordinating envelopes, the Here’s to You Paper Pumpkin Kit is the perfect pick for celebrating life’s little moments and mountain-high milestones!

What makes March’s kit one-of-a-kind? The spectacular set of four free stencils—and a stamping sponge—that you’ll find inside! Pair this pack of stunning stencils with the kit’s contents to stamp a springtime scene, then store the set to stamp for any season in the future. Clean up your binoculars and dust off your hiking boots—the Here’s to You Paper Pumpkin Kit is ready to lead you on an excursion to explore your creativity!

ABOUT THE MARCH KIT

Details

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create 8 cards—4 each of 2 designs—and coordinating envelopes. The kit’s contents include printed card bases, die-cut paper pieces, embellishments, adhesive, and more!
  • Card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm)
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2″ x 5-3/4″ (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  • Coordinating colors: Bumblebee, Calypso Coral, Old Olive, Petal Pink, Pretty Peacock, Seaside Spray
  • Includes four free stencils and a stamping sponge!
  • Arrives in a cute and collectible box.

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

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

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Product List

Art Gallery Bundle

 

 

 

Floral Gallery Dies

 

 

 

Many Messages Bundle

 

 

 

 

Messages Die

 

$34.00

 

 

 

 

Gilded Gems

 

$7.00

 

 

 

Gold Glitter Enamel Dots

 

 

 

Pearl Basic Jewels

 

 

 

Hippo & Friends Dies

 

 

 

Label Me Fancy Punch

 

 

 

Layering Ovals Dies

 

 

 

 

Stitched Shapes Dies

 

 

 

 

Mini Glue Dots

 

$5.25

 

 

 

Multipurpose Liquid Glue

 

 

 

Stampin' Dimensionals

 

 

 

Stampin' Seal

 

$8.00

 

 

 

Bone Folder

 

$7.00

 

 

 

Paper Snips

 

$10.00

 

 

 

Paper Trimmer

 

$25.00

 

 

 

Clear Block Bundle

 

 

 

Stamparatus

 

$49.00

Stampin’ Up! Butterfly Brilliance Birthday for Fun Fold Friday

Good Friday morning my stamping friends and welcome to my Fun Fold Friday. How was everyone’s week? Is anyone doing anything for the weekend? I’ll be working all weekend at both jobs.

Today’s card I made on my Facebook Live video on Wednesday. If you were able to join me or watched the replay, thank you very much. If you’d like to watch my video and stamp along, the measurements are below along with the links to my Facebook page and my YouTube channel. Here’s my card that I made.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Butterfly Brilliance Bundle, coming March 2nd, and the Stampin’ Up! Butterfly Wishes Cling Stamp Set for my fun fold card. I played along with the Aud Sentiments Challenge #268, ‘Anything Goes + A Sentiment’. I also played along with Watercooler Wednesday Challenge #308.

I started by scoring and cutting a Misty Moonlight card base at 1 3/4″, 3 1/2″, 5 1/4″ & 7″. I lined the long edge of the card base at the 1 1/4″ mark on my trimmer and cut from the 1 3/4″ score line up to the 5 1/4″ score line. I slid the card base so the opposite long edge was lined up at the 1 1/4″ mark on my trimmer and again cut from the 1 3/4″ score line up to the 5 1/4″ score line. I folded the card like an accordion having the cut portion popping out. I stamped the butterflies from the Stampin’ Up! Butterfly Brilliance Cling Stamp (coming March 2nd) in Tuxedo Black Ink on a panel of Basic White cardstock. I cut the butterflies out using the Brilliant Wings Dies (coming March 2nd). I colored the butterflies in using my Bermuda Bay, Mint Macaron, Misty Moonlight and So Saffron Stampin’ Blends Markers.

Above is a top view of how the card base should look.

I adhered a panel of the new Butterfly Bijou 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper (coming March 2nd) to the front of the card base using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered a panel of the Natural Touch Specialty Paper (coming March 2nd) to the pop out portion overlapping the front DSP panel using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Butterfly Wishes stamp set in Misty Moonlight Ink and cut the panel out using the 2nd largest square from the Stitched Shapes Dies. I adhered the sentiment to the card front panel using Stampin’ Seal and adhered a butterfly to it using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I adhered 4 small panels of Butterfly Bijou DSP to the card base using Multipurpose Liquid glue.

I adhered a panel of the Butterfly Bijou DSP to the inside of the card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered a panel of the Natural Touch Specialty Paper to the pop out panel using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I stamped the sentiment from the Butterfly Wishes stamp set in Misty Moonlight Ink on a panel of Basic White cardstock and adhered it to the pop out panel using Stampin’ Seal. I cut a small butterfly from another panel of Butterfly Bijou DSP using my Paper Snips and adhered it to the sentiment using Glue Dots. I adhered a panel of Natural Touch Specialty Designer Paper to the front of a small Basic White card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I cut a panel of Basic White cardstock using the Hippo & Friends Dies. I stamped the sentiment from the Butterfly Wishes stamp set in Misty Moonlight Ink in the center of the die cut panel and adhered it to the 2nd card front using Stampin’ Seal.

On the inside of the small card base I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Punch Party Photopolymer Sale-a-bration Host Stamp Set in Misty Moonlight Ink in the center. I colored the flowers and leaves in on the sentiment using my Magenta Madness and Just Jade Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered a butterfly to the inside using Glue Dots. I adhered the small card base to the back of the larger card base using Stampin’ Seal. I added a few 2020-2022 In-Color Enamel Dots to the card fronts.

To finish my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped one of the butterflies from the Butterfly Brilliance stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the envelope front and colored it in using my Bermuda Bay, Mint Macaron and Misty Moonlight Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered a panel of Butterfly Bijou to the envelope flap.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today. I hope you liked my card and will give it a try. The list of measurements are below if you’d like to stamp along while watching the video. You can watch my video on my Facebook page Here.

You can also view the video on my YouTube channel Here. 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: 9BCVNW9D

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

 Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

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

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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Here’s To You

Subscribe February11th – March 10th

Three cheers for mountain air, a sky filled with sunshine, and finding joy in life’s journey! Adventure awaits inside this month’s majestic, mountain-themed kit. With enough elements and embellishments to create eight cards and coordinating envelopes, the Here’s to You Paper Pumpkin Kit is the perfect pick for celebrating life’s little moments and mountain-high milestones!

What makes March’s kit one-of-a-kind? The spectacular set of four free stencils—and a stamping sponge—that you’ll find inside! Pair this pack of stunning stencils with the kit’s contents to stamp a springtime scene, then store the set to stamp for any season in the future. Clean up your binoculars and dust off your hiking boots—the Here’s to You Paper Pumpkin Kit is ready to lead you on an excursion to explore your creativity!

ABOUT THE MARCH KIT

Details

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create 8 cards—4 each of 2 designs—and coordinating envelopes. The kit’s contents include printed card bases, die-cut paper pieces, embellishments, adhesive, and more!
  • Card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm)
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2″ x 5-3/4″ (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  • Coordinating colors: Bumblebee, Calypso Coral, Old Olive, Petal Pink, Pretty Peacock, Seaside Spray
  • Includes four free stencils and a stamping sponge!
  • Arrives in a cute and collectible box.

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 6″ X 5″ panel (butterflies), 2 3/4″ X 2 3/4″ (front sentiment), 1 1/2″ x 2 3/4″ (center sentiment), 3 1/2″ X 2″ (small card front sentiment), 7 1/4″ X 5 3/8″ (small card base scored at 3 5/8″)
  • Misty Moonlight Cardstock 5 1/2″ X 11″ (card base scored, cut and folded as listed above)
  • Butterfly Bijou 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 2 – 1 5/8″ x 5 3/8″ & 4 – 1 5/8″ X 1 1/8″ (card base panels), 2 1/2″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)
  • Natural Touch Specialty Paper 2 7/8″ X 2 7/8″ (card front sentiment mat), 1 5/8″ x 2 7/8″ (center sentiment mat), 3 5/8″ x 5 3/8″ (small card front)

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Stampin’ Up! Back On Your Feet for The Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Good Thursday morning my stamping friends and welcome to our Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop. I hope everyone is doing well. If you are hopping over from Akiko, thank you for stopping by my blog. This week we have a sketch challenge. Be sure to take a moment to hop around to see everyone’s awesome projects. Here is my card for today.

I needed to make a card for a coworker that has suffered from a heart attach this past weekend. I immediately thought about the Stampin’ Up! Back On Your Feet Cling Stamp Set to go with our sketch. Here is our sketch for this weeks challenge.

I started by adhering a panel of Forever Greenery Designer Series Paper to a Pretty Peacock card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I cut another panel of Forever Greenery DSP using my Stitched Rectangle Dies and adhered it to the card front using Stampin’ Seal.

I stamped the turtle image from the Back On Your Feet stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on a panel of Basic White cardstock. I colored the image in using my Just Jade, Mint Macaron, Pretty Peacock and Shaded Spruce Stampin’ Blends Markers. I cut the image using my Stitched Shapes Dies. I cut a scalloped square from a panel of Pretty Peacock cardstock using my Layering Squares Dies and adhered the artwork to it using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the matted artwork to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I stamped the sentiment from the Back On Your Feet stamp set on a panel of Basic White cardstock in Pretty Peacock Ink. I cut the sentiment out using my Hippo & Friends Dies and adhered it to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Matte Black Dots to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Back On Your Feet stamp set in Pretty Peacock Ink in the center of a Basic White panel. I stamped the sloth image from the Back On Your Feet stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the side of the panel and colored it in using my Crumb Cake, Ivory, Shaded Spruce and Soft Suede Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Mint Macaron mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Pretty Peacock card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I adhered a strip of Forever Greenery DSP to the envelope front and a panel to the envelope flap. I stamped the turtle image from the Back On Your Feet stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the envelope front and colored it using my Just Jade, Mint Macaron, Pretty Peacock and Shaded Spruce Stampin’ Blends Markers.

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

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Sue Prather:

Karen Finkle: Unable to join the hop for a bit.

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic: You Are Here

Julie Johnston: Taking a break through the end of January.

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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: C4XDWQT6

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

 Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

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

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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Bouquet of Hope

Subscribe January 11 – February 10

What is Paper Pumpkin? Paper Pumpkin is our monthly One-Stop Box™ that offers a unique variety of paper projects for subscribers of any skill level to enjoy! These thoughtfully-themed and all-inclusive craft kits encourage you to explore your creativity, try new techniques, and discover your potential in papercrafting.

Paper Pumpkin introduces you to an impressive collection of Stampin’ Up! products, from our one-of-a-kind ink pads to our eye-catching embellishments. Plus, the carefully-chosen components of each Paper Pumpkin kit highlight the unbeatable versatility and coordination our products provide! This easy and exciting way to stock up on supplies—and create small-batch projects for occasions of any kind—inspires you to continue crafting. With Paper Pumpkin, it’s simple: share what you love, and help others enjoy creativity!

The Bouquet of Hope Paper Pumpkin Kit provides enough supplies to create nine cards and coordinating envelopes. This soft, sympathetic kit includes patterned card bases, die-cut floral elements, ribbon, embellishments, and more!

The kit’s exclusive Bouquet of Hope Stamp Set features supportive sentiments centered around comfort, care, hope, and love. Such a versatile stamp set can be used throughout the year! Sadly, there is heartache in the world all around us. We all know someone who could use a heartfelt, handmade card that gives sympathy and strength during a difficult time. This kit’s cards are a must to have on-hand!

ABOUT THE FEBRUARY KIT

Details

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 designs—and coordinating envelopes. Kit includes card bases, decorative die-cut pieces, embellishments, and more.
  • Card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm)
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2″ x 5-3/4″ (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  • Coordinating colors: Basic Black, Bumblebee, Just Jade, Merry Merlot, Mossy Meadow, Rococo Rose
  • Coordinates with the Flower & Field Designer Series Paper, an exclusive Sale-A-Bration item.

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

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

COORDINATING PRODUCT

155223 | Flower & Field Designer Series Paper

  • Earn this pack of paper for FREE with a purchase of $50 USD or more during Stampin’ Up!’s Sale-A-Bration promotion! 

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 2 1/2″ X 2 1/2″ (artwork), 2 1/2″ X 1 1/4″ (sentiment), 3 3/4″ X 5″ (inner liner)
  • Mint Macaron Cardstock 4″ x 5 1/4″ (inner liner mat)
  • Pretty Peacock Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″), 2 1/2″ X 2 1/2″ (artwork mat)
  • Forever Greenery Designer Series Paper 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″(card front), 4″ X 5″ (card front panel), 2 1/2″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap), 1/2″ X 6″ (strip for envelope front)

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Stampin’ Up! Snowflake Wishes CAS

Good Tuesday morning my fellow stampers. How has everyone’s week started off? Hope you all have a productive one. It’s the 1st of the month again, so I’ll be working all day, but I think I will take tomorrow as a day for me.

For today, I have another CAS card for you using the Stampin’ Up! Snowflake Wishes Photopolymer Stamp Set. Here’s my card for today.

My design is from Atlantic Hearts Challenge #397. Here is their sketch.

I started by embossing a panel of Whisper White cardstock using the Winter Snow Embossing Folder. I cut the panel into 3 pieces,1 11/16″ X 4″ each, and adhered them to a Whisper White card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I wrapped a piece of Seaside Spray 1/4″ Metallic Ribbon around the panel adhering it on the back of the card front using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the card front to a Seaside Spray card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a small panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Snowflake Wishes stamp set in Misty Moonlight Ink. I stamped one of the medium snowflakes from the Snowflake Wishes stamp set in Seaside Spray Ink over the sentiment. I cut the sentiment out using my Hippo & Friends Dies and adhered it to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Blue Adhesive-Backed Gems to the sentiment panel.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Snowflake Wishes stamp set in Misty Moonlight Ink. I stamped the snowflake cluster from the Snowflake Wishes stamp set on either side of the sentiment in Seaside Spray Ink. I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Seaside Spray mat using Stampin’ Seal and then 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 snowflake cluster image from the Snowflake Wishes stamp set in Seaside Spray Ink on the bottom front of the envelope and 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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As a big thank you for supporting my business, I’m offering FREE STANDARD SHIPPING until Monday December 7th on orders $50 or greater to help you get those crafty friends and family members something special.

To get free shipping, you will need to:

  • Place an order at my Online Store Here between now and Monday December 7th using my Current Host Code YUWDMJMT.
  • Send me an email at creativestampingdesigns@gamil.com of how you would like your shipping charges refunded to you, PayPal or check.
  • Once your order is processed and shipped, I will refund your standard shipping charges.

Your order will also qualify for a free thank you gift from me and for my Creative Stamping Designs Reward Points!  Orders of $150+ will also qualify for Stampin’ Rewards from Stampin’ Up!! If your order is $150+, do not use my host code so that you don’t miss out on your Stampin’ Rewards from Stampin’ Up!.

Place your orders Online by Monday December 7th using my Current Host Code to qualify for my FREE STANDARD SHIPPING.

***I’ll refund your standard shipping fees either by PayPal or check, your choice, once your order is placed***

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Holiday Shipping Deadline!

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Stampin’ Up! shared the following information regarding the holiday shipping deadline:

The Christmas season is a busy time of year for sending and receiving packages, so naturally shipping may take longer than normal. If you are placing any orders for Christmas gifts, please submit them by December 9th. We cannot guarantee that orders placed by December 9th will arrive in time for Christmas, but orders submitted after this date are unlikely to arrive before Christmas. 

So get your orders in early to ensure delivery for the holidays! 

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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: YUWDMJMT

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

 Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

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

Happy Stamping, Karen!!

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Beary Comforting

Subscribe November 11-December 10

If you haven’t heard already, Paper Pumpkin is our monthly One-Stop Box™ that offers a wide variety of unique papercrafting projects for subscribers of any skill level! These themed, all-inclusive craft kits encourage customers to explore their creativity, try new techniques, and discover their potential in papercrafting.

December’s cute and cuddly Paper Pumpkin kit—called “Beary Comforting”—is designed to uplift your loved ones as this beary tough year finally comes to a close. After a year like 2020, we all could use a big bear hug! With the help of this bear-themed kit, you can create 12 unbearably cute cards featuring warm and fuzzy friends, sweet stamps, and meaningful messages. Near or far, send your friends and family the extra comfort, love, and encouragement they need with this month’s Paper Pumpkin kit!

ABOUT THE DECEMBER KIT

Details

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create 12 cards and coordinating envelopes.
  • Card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm)
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2″ x 5-3/4″ (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  • Coordinating colors: Basic Gray, Calypso Coral, Cinnamon Cider, Daffodil Delight, Rich Razzleberry, Soft Sea Foam, Whisper White

SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION

Subscribe to the December 2020 Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 November and 10 December at paperpumpkin.com!

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

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FREE Bonus Quite Curvy and Curvy Christmas Project Tutorials With Videos When You Purchase The Bundle From Me!!

A group of us worked together to create five awesome tutorials using the Stampin’ Up! Curvy Celebrations special release products with video tutorials!  You can get this set of exclusive tutorials when you purchase either the Quite Curvy Variety Bundle (item 158396) or the Quite Curvy Bundle (item 156228) from me between now and January 4!

If your order is $50 or greater and includes either of these bundles, you will get this set of tutorials in addition to the monthly online class tutorials AND your $10 thank you gift!  And you’ll also earn my Creative Stamping Designs Reward Points!

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Seaside Spray Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 2 – 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front panels and inner liner), 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 3 1/2″ X 2″ (sentiment)

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Stampin’ Up! Holly Jolly Gnome for the Holidays For Fun Fold Friday

Good Friday morning my stamping friends and welcome to my Fun Fold Friday.  How was everyone’s week?  I hope you have some fun plans for the weekend.  I have off tomorrow, but I’m working on Sunday.  Years ago, when I was a child up to my early 20’s, we used to have a huge family picnic with all my mothers aunts, uncles, cousins, brother and sister.  It was so much fun, it was like a big reunion every Sunday before Labor Day.  Lots of good food (we’re all Italians so not hamburgers and hotdogs), games and catching up with family.  Unfortunately it came to an end and there are only a few people left that used to come.

Today’s card I tried something different again using one of my favorite sets from the August-December 2020 Mini Catalog.  There’s lots of pictures with details for this one.  I really need to start doing videos to explain some of these cards.  Here’s my card for today.

I absolutely LOVE this gnome set, the images are all so cute.  My colors were inspired by Color Throwdown Challenge #609.  Here are their colors.

I started by making a little mark with a pencil at the 1″ mark on the 5 1/2″ side of a panel of Gorgeous Grape cardstock.  I flipped the panel over the long way and made a pencil mark at the 1″ mark on the back of the other side.

Using my Scalloped Tag Topper Punch, I lined up the pencil mark with the inside edge of the punch and cut.  I did the same thing on the opposite side.

Once both ends were punched out, you are left with a card base that looks like this.  I scored the card base at 3 1/2″

I trimmed the side edges off so that my card base looked like this.  I have the score line to the left and I scored the right tab so that I could fold it in to meet with the left tab once the card was folded.

I adhered a panel of Snowflake Splendor Designer Series Paper to a Pacific Point mat using Stampin’ Seal and then adhered it to the front panel using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  On a small panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the gnome image from the Stampin’ Up! Gnome For The Holidays Cling Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  I stamped the sentiment from the Gnome for the Holidays stamp set in Gorgeous Grape Ink on the top of the Whisper White panel.  I colored the gnome in using my Ivory and Old Olive Stampin’ Blends Markers and I used Clear Wink of Stella on the gnomes beard.  I cut the image out using my Hippo & Friends Dies and I cut the sentiment out using the smallest octagon die from the Hippo & Friends Dies.  I adhered the artwork and sentiment to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added a few Adhesive-Backed Snowflakes to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the snowflake cluster image from the Stampin’ Up! Snowflake Wishes Photopolymer Stamp Set in Pacific Point Ink, stamping off once, along the edge of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the sentiment from the Gnome for the Holidays stamp set in Gorgeous Grape Ink to the left of the panel.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Pacific Point mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Gorgeous Grape card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I tied the 2 tabs together using a piece of Snowflake Splendor Ribbon and tied a small bow.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the snowflake cluster image from the Snowflake Wishes stamp set in Pacific Point Ink, stamping off once, along the bottom front of the envelope.  I adhered a panel of Snowflake Splendor DSP to the envelope flap.

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS: G39RYMEX

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

 Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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STAMPIN’ UP! CLEARANCE RACK HAS BEEN UPDATED!!!

Stampin’ Up! has updated the Clearance Rack with lot of new items!   Head over there  quickly to get your hands on some great deals.  But hurry!!  Clearance Rack deals are only while supplies last!

I saw some retired In Color Card Stock and accessories, lots of pretty designer papers and embellishments and punches too!

Click HERE to head over to my Online Store to start shopping.

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The Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine (Standard Size) is now available for you to order!!!
Here are the details:

The standard machine comes with all the plates you need to get started. The preorder will not include the replacement plates, but they will be available beginning with the customer launch on September 1.

Note that the Cutting Plates and Adhesive Sheets are already available to order. The optional Impression Mats are not be available; I’ll keep you updated on their availability.

So what sets our machines apart from the rest? Here are some of our favorite features:

  • Durable machines with high-quality results. The solid steel construction frame and rubber feet that securely grip the work surface produce crisp, clean, precise cutting and beautifully detailed embossing.
  • Easy to use. The machines and tools are designed for an intuitive die-cutting and embossing experience. For example, all plates are labeled with a number and are color coded for easy reference and use when building your sandwich. And just like the name suggests, our Magnetic Cutting Plates have fully-magnetic surfaces to make it easy to securely position your dies and keep them in place.
  • Simple to store. The platforms on both machines fold for space-saving storage and they look pretty too–the sleek, clean design suits any crafting space.
  • Portable. You can use both machines at home or on the go with their folding platforms and ergonomic carrying handles.

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Stampin’ Up! Get & Go Starter Kit Promotion – Sept 1-30!

Have you thought about joining our Stampin’ Up! team?

Now is an awesome time to join.

The Get & Go Starter Kit promotion gives those who sign up to be a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator additional products to help get started right away!  In addition to the already great valued Starter Kit, you will receive precut paper, stamps, and embellishments!

Here are the details:

  • Promotion Dates: September 1–30, 2020
    Joining Deadline:  September 30, 2020; 11:50 PM (MT)
  • New demonstrators who submit their Independent Demonstrator Agreement (IDA) before 1 September or after 30 September will not be eligible for this promotion.
  • In addition to the regular starter kit (for $99 you choose $125 worth of products), if you join between September 1 and 30, you will also receive enough card stock pieces to make 16 cards, a pack of Rhinestone Basic Jewels, the So Much Love stamp set, and the Queen Anne’s Lace stamp set!!
    • 8 packs of precut card stock of the coastal cabana pack will be provided, and 8 packs of precut card stock of the Granny Apple Green pack, for a total of 16 cards (packs include envelopes).
  • Important note: Ink, adhesive, cutting tool, and clear block for stamping must be purchased separately. However, these products may be included as part of the Starter Kit product selection.

This is such a great deal!  For $99, you get to pick $125 merchandise of your choice for your Starter Kit plus you’ll get the Queen Annes’ Lace and So Much Love stamp sets, card kits to create 16 cards and a pack of Rhinestones for free!!

Drop me a note at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com if you have questions about joining, I’m happy to talk to you about it.  You can also see more information about the benefits of becoming a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator Here

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HELLO, PUMPKIN

SUBSCRIBE AUTUST 11 – SEPTEMBER 10

As the autumn season approaches, prepare to celebrate with the September Paper Pumpkin Kit! There’s so much to love about fall—some love the haunts of Halloween, many love the time to give thanks, and others love the changing colors and cooler temperatures. Whatever you love most about fall, September’s kit has everything you need to celebrate the season your way! Between a multi-occasion stamp set and enough supplies to design 20 cracker box treat packages, you can create custom fall crafts to celebrate Halloween, Thanksgiving, pumpkins, and leaves. Whether you make them all the same or mix ‘n’ match your crafts, there’s something for everyone in this kit!

September’s kit is a must-have for those who love to celebrate all things spooky. But, for those who don’t enjoy the Halloween haunts, the multi-occasion stamp set combined with a variety of die-cut and reversible paper pieces offers many ways to customize your fall crafts!

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create 20 cracker box treat packages.
  • Each cracker box treat package can be customized to celebrate Halloween, Thanksgiving, the autumn season, or all three!
  • Coordinating Colors: Bumblebee, Basic Black, Cajun Craze, Cinnamon Cider, Mossy Meadow, Old Olive, Pumpkin Pie, white

Subscribe to the September 2020 Paper Pumpkin Kit from 11 August to 10 September at paperpumpkin.com!

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

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I’m cleaning my shelves and drawers out to make room for lots of new goodie.  I have my list right HERE and I’m trying to keep it up to date.   Check it out and let me know if there is anything you’d like to get.  If you are looking for something and don’t see it on the list, drop me a line and I will look through my stash to see if I missed it.  I have lots of older DSP too that I don’t have listed if there is any that you are looking for.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Gorgeous Grape Cardstock 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 3 1/2″)
  • Pacific Point Cardstock 2 1/2″ x 5 3/8″ (card front mat), 4″ x 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 3″ x 3″ (artwork and sentiment), 3 7/8″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Snowflake Splendor Designer Series Paper 2 3/8″ X 5 1/4″ (card front), 2 1/4′ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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