Stampin’ Up! Special Someone Valentine

Good Saturday morning my stamping friends. How is everyone’s weekend starting off? I actually have the day off, which is very unusual for a weekend with me. I was able to get my entire house undecorated yesterday except for my tree. My husband will be taking that down today, I can’t touch it since I’m allergic to it. I always hate undecorating and having to pack everything away. The good part is, I’ll be bringing out all my snowmen and winter decorations soon, once I give the house a good cleaning.

For today’s card the owner of where I get my hair done asked me to make her a few Valentine’s cards. She wants one for each of her grandchildren and one for her husband. Here’s the 1st one I made for her granddaughter.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Special Someone Photopolymer Stamp Set for my card.

I started by embossing a panel of Magenta Madness using the Lace 3D Embossing Folder. I adhered a panel of Flowers For Every Season 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper to the panel using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I wrapped a piece of Magenta Madness 1/4″ 2020-2022 In-Color Ribbon around the panel and tied a bow. I adhered the card front to a Magenta Madness card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the outline raccoon image from the Special Someone stamp set in Early Espresso Ink. I stamped the fill image in Sahara Sand Ink over the outline image. I stamped a couple of the butterflies from the Special Someone stamp set in Early Espresso Ink by the raccoon and colored them in using my Bumblebee Stampin’ Write Marker. I cut the racoon out using the Stitched Shapes Dies. On the same panel I stamped the heart balloon outline image from the Special Someone stamp set in Poppy Parade Ink. I stamped the heart balloon fill image over the outline image in Poppy Parade Ink, stamping off once. I stamped the string image in Early Espresso Ink. I cut the balloon and string out using the Special Day Dies. Using the Layering Ovals Dies I cut the scalloped oval from a panel of Poppy Parade cardstock. I adhered the raccoon image to the scalloped oval using Stampin’ Seal and adhered it to the card front over the ribbon using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the balloon to the string using a Glue Dot and adhered it to the raccoon using a Glue Dot. I had cut a tiny bow from a scrap of Poppy Parade using the Special Day Dies and adhered it to the string by the raccoons paws using a Glue Dot.

On a strip of Basic White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Special Someone stamp set in Magenta Madness Ink. I cut the sentiment out using the Tasteful Labels Dies and adhered it to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On the inside I stamped the sentiments from the Stampin’ Up! Family Party Photopolymer Stamp Set and the Stampin’ Up! A Wish For Everything Cling Stamp Set in Magenta Madness Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the outline balloon image from the Special Someone stamp set in Poppy Parade Ink in 2 of the corners. I stamped the balloon fill image over the outline image in Poppy Parade Ink, stamped off once. I stamped a couple of the butterfly images from the Special Someone stamp set in Early Espresso Ink by the sentiment. I colored the butterflies in using my Bumblebee Stampin’ Write Marker. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Poppy Parade mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Magenta Madness card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the outline raccoon image from the Special Someone stamp set in Early Espresso Ink on the envelope front. I stamped the raccoon fill image over the outline image in Sahara Sand Ink. I adhered a panel of the Flowers For Every Season 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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Sending Hearts

TOMORROW, JANUARY 10TH, IS THE LAST DAY TO SUBSCRIBE

Love is in the air! Send a little love to someone special with the Sending Hearts Paper Pumpkin Kit. From heaps of heart-shaped elements to paper pieces in red and pink, this month’s kit has everything you need to create eight adorable cards—with coordinating envelopes—for Valentine’s Day, anniversaries, and every celebration of love in between!

With the add-on to January’s sweet and sentimental kit, there’s even more love to share! The add-on—called Little Love Boxes—includes 20 tiny, printed boxes and 24 die-cut, heart-shelled snails and sentiment labels. When combined with the remaining components from the Sending Hearts kit, you can create treat packaging, additional cards, and so much more!

ABOUT THE JANUARY KIT

Details

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create eight cards—four each of two designs—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 Black, gold, Petal Pink, Poppy Parade, Smoky Slate, white

ABOUT THE ADD-ON

Name Little Love Boxes

Details

  • Add-on contains 20 printed mini boxes and 24 die-cut decorative pieces and sentiment labels.
  • Item number: 156842
  • Price: $8 USD/$11 CAD 
  • Available 1 January, while supplies last!

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

ADD-ON ORDERING INFORMATION

Purchase the Little Love Boxes add-on to the Sending Hearts Paper Pumpkin Kit on stampinup.com, or by placing an order through my online store. The add-on will be available starting 1 January, while supplies last. You must be a Paper Pumpkin subscriber to order the add-on.

  • Little Love Boxes (156842)
  • $8 USD | $11 CAD

Note: Add-on is not included in January’s Paper Pumpkin subscription. It must be purchased through a separate order. 

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Magenta Madness Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″), 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front)
  • Poppy Parade Cardstock 2 1/4″ X 3 1/4″ (scalloped oval), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Basic White Cardstock 3 1/2″ X 3 1/4″(artwork & sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Flowers For Every Season 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 3″ X 5 1/2″ (card front panel), 2 1/2″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Many Mates Jar of Flowers for Fun Fold Friday

Good Friday morning my fellow stampers and welcome to my Fun Fold Friday.  How was everyone’s week?  We’re upon a holiday weekend, which normally I would have a lot going on.  I do have to work Sunday and I told my boss I would come in on Saturday for a couple hours to relieve the cashiers so they could take breaks.  These past few weekends no one was able to take a break it was so busy.  Plus, if I go in on Saturday and do some of my work in the office, I won’t have to go in on Tuesday (which is my daughter’s birthday).  Luckily we are closed on Monday, the store has been closed for  60 years on Memorial Day and they are not about to start opening now.

Onto my card for today.  I mixed up some retiring items along with some new items for today’s card.  I’m really determined to use up some more of my DSP that’s retiring.  Here’s my card for today.

My colors were inspired by Sunday Stamps Challenge #231.  I thought the 1st color of the pallet was Navy, but the more I look at it I believe it’s Black. Here are their colors.

My design is from Try Stampin’ On Tuesday Challenge #457.  Here is their sketch.

I started by cutting part of my card front off so that I had a half panel.  I took an 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ card base and scored it at 4 1/4″.  From the top center I cut down to the 3″ mark.  I then turned my card base and cut from the center at that 3″ mark to the outside of the panel leaving just the bottom portion.  I adhered a panel of Old Olive Regals 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper to the bottom portion of the card front.

On a panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the flower and jar images from the Stampin’ Up! Jar of Flowers Photopolymer Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.   I colored the flowers in using my Flirty Flamingo, Old Olive, Poppy Parade and Rich Razzleberry Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I stamped the stem image from the Jar of Flowers stamp set in Old Olive Ink in the jar and punched it out using the Jar Punch.  I colored the stems in using my Old Olive Stampin’ Blends Markers, fussy cut the flowers using my Paper Snips and adhered them to the top of the jar using Glue Dots.  I cut the largest circle from the Stitched Shapes Dies  from a panel of Night of Navy cardstock.  I cut the largest scalloped circle from the Layering Circles Dies out of a panel of Whisper White cardstock.  I took a 1″ strip of Whisper White cardstock and embossed it using my Lace 3D Embossing Folder.  On a thin strip of Poppy Parade cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Many Mates Cling Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.

I adhered the embossed Whisper White strip to the top of the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I adhered the Night of Navy stitched circle to the Whisper White scalloped circle using Snail and adhered it to the card front, hanging off the right side, using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I cut the circle straight with the side of the card front.  I adhered the jar of flowers to the circle using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I adhered the Poppy Parade sentiment strip across the card front over lapping the embossed strip and the jar using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added a few Noble Peacock Rhinestones to the card front.

On the inside I adhered a Rich Razzleberry Regals 6 X 6 DSP panel to the card base using Snail.  I stamped the sentiment from the Many Mates stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink in the center of the Whisper White panel.  I stamped the flower image from the Jar of Flowers stamp set in Night of Navy Ink over the sentiment, stamping off 4 times to get a very light image.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Night of Navy mat using Snail and then to the inside of the card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the flower image from the Jar of Flowers stamp set on the envelope front.  I colored the image in using my Flirty Flamingo, Old Olive, Poppy Parade and Rich Razzleberry Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered a panel of the Regals 6 X 6 DSP to the envelope flap.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today.  I hope you liked my card and will give it a try.  I hope you all have a wonderful Memorial Day Weekend.  Stay Safe!!  Happy Stamping.

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Happy Stamping, Karen!

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2020-2021 Annual Catalog Designer Series Paper Share.

Deadline to sign up for my share is Tuesday, June 2 at 1:00 PM ET

Do you want all the great new Designer Series Paper from the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog, but can’t afford everything? I’m offering a Designer Series Paper share from the Stampin’ Up! 2020-2021 Annual Catalog and I’d love to have you join!!  I’m placing my share order early on June 3 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 June 8.  Click here for more information.

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JUNE 2020 PAPER PUMPKIN BOX OF SUNSHINE

Subscribe May 11 – June 10

This exclusive Sara-inspired Paper Pumpkin kit is here to help you #sharesunshine. It includes supplies for eight handmade cards and is specially designed to help you create a box full of cheer. Once you’ve made all the cards, use any leftover pieces to decorate the box. Fill it with yellow goodies, add the included adhesive label, address it to someone special, and brighten their life with a little sunshine!

It’s a one-of-a-kind kit, inspired by Sara and her #sharesunshine passion.  It provides a unique crafting experience with the added Box of Sunshine element.

  • Kit contains supplies for 8 cards and envelopes (2 cards of 4 designs)
    • 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, Crushed Curry, Poppy Parade, Shaded Spruce, White, and Gold

This kit includes extra pieces and stickers (including a sticker label) to help you create cards AND a Box of Sunshine filled with treats and goodies to send to a friend. (Treats not included.)

  • Subscribe for the June kit from 11 May–10 June at paperpumpkin.com.
  • Supplies may be limited toward the end of each subscription period.

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2019-2020 Annual Catalog and Mini Catalog Retiring List

Let me know if you have any questions about the retiring lists!  You can also download copies of the full retiring lists in PDF Form here:

  • Click here to get a copy of the full retiring list from the 2019-20 Annual Catalog.  The font is super tiny, so you’ll need to zoom out to read it!
  • Click here to get a copy of the full retiring list from the January-June 2020 Mini Catalog.  The font is super tiny, so you’ll need to zoom out to read it!

Have fun shopping!  Don’t forget, everything except for the stamp sets are only available while supplies last!!

One quick FYI, the Stampin’ Blends are NOT retiring, they’re being repackaged and sold as Combo Packs starting with the new catalog. So don’t panic! They’re still going to be available.

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The Ornate Garden Suite available NOW.  Click HERE or on the image below to see a printable PDF of all the fabulous items available in the suite.

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MAKING A DIFFERENCE: COVID-19 PRODUCT GIVEBACK

Stampin’ Up! is committed to making a difference in our global communities and caring about people first. As part of our Making a Difference program we’re offering a product giveback opportunity to support organizations that are helping COVID-19 frontline responders and communities vulnerable to the pandemic.

You can purchase the Share Sunshine PDF Download and we will donate 100% of the proceeds to COVID-19 efforts.

The Share Sunshine PDF Download is a digital stamp set that’s packed with both lighthearted and heartfelt sentiments and imagery relevant to the unique COVID-19 and social distancing situation we’re currently experiencing–including many ideas that came from you!  You can use the download in your cardmaking and papercrafting projects. Simply print the imagery on cardstock and cut it out using our Paper Trimmer, punches, or dies. Since we are physically distanced from each other, now is a perfect time to share sunshine with our friends and family by sending cards!

  • Product: Share Sunshine PDF Download. Buy it here!
  • Price: $12.00 USD
  • Dates: April 28 – June 2, 2020 or later; if the offer period extends beyond June 2, we’ll let you know

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Night of Navy Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″ then cut as the above directions), 3 1/2″ X 3 1/2″ (stitched circle), 2 1/2″ X 4″ (inner liner mat)
  • Poppy Parade Cardstock 1/4″ X 4 1/8″ (sentiment strip)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 1″ X 4 1/8″ (embossed card front strip), 3 1/2″ X 3 1/2″(scalloped circle), 4 1/2″ X 3 1/2″ (artwork), 2 3/8″ X 3 7/8″(inner liner)
  • Regals 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 2 3/8″ X 4 1/8″ (card front), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner panel), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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