Stampin’ Up! Christmas Means More CAS

Good Tuesday morning my fellow stampers.  How has everyone’s week started off?  I hope everyone had a productive one.

For today I have a quick and easy card for you.  Here’s today’s card.

I started by adhering a Wonder of the Season Specialty Designer Series Paper card front to a Cherry Cobbler mat using Stampin’ Seal.  I adhered the matted card front to an Old Olive card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Christmas Means More Photopolymer Stamp Set on a panel of Whisper White cardstock in Cherry Cobbler Ink.  I cut the sentiment out using the 2nd largest circle from the Stitched Shapes Dies.  I colored the bells in using my Cherry Cobbler and Old Olive Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered the sentiment to a scalloped Cherry Cobbler mat that I had cut using my Layering Circle Dies.

I adhered a piece of 1/8″ Old Olive/Gold Trim from the All The Trimmings Ribbon Combo Pack, to the card front using a small amount of Stampin’ Seal.  I adhered the matted sentiment over the ribbon using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Wrapped In Christmas Cling Stamp Set in Cherry Cobbler Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the bell image from the Christmas Means More stamp set on the top of the panel and by the sentiment.  I colored the bells in using my Cherry Cobbler and Old Olive Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Cherry Cobbler mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Old Olive card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the bell image from the Christmas Means More stamp set in Old Olive Ink on the envelope front and colored them in using my Cherry Cobbler and Old Olive Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered a panel of Wonder of the Season Specialty 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: 4Z2KHBVY

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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IT’S TIME TO REDEEM THOSE BONUS DAYS COUPONS YOU EARNED IN JULY!!

  • Redemption Deadline:  August 31 2020, by 11:50 PM (MT)
  • There is no limit to the number of coupon codes participants can use on an order during redemption.
  • Bonus Days coupon codes may be redeemed for any product (excluding Starter Kits and Paper Pumpkin monthly subscriptions).
    • New prepaid Paper Pumpkin codes may be discounted using Bonus Days coupon codes.
  • Bonus Days coupon codes will reduce the amount of an order.
  • Bonus Days coupon codes may be redeemed one time only.

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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:

  • Cherry Cobbler Cardstock 2 – 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front and inner liner mats), 3″ X 3″ (scalloped circle)
  • Old Olive Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 3″ X 3″ (sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Wonder of the Season Specialty Designer Series Paper 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front), 2 1/4″ x 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Life is Beautiful for Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Good Thursday morning my stamping friends and welcome to our Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop.  How is everyone doing today?  If you are hopping over from Akiko, thank you for stopping by my blog. This week we have something different, we have a Theme challenge. Be sure to take a moment to hop around to see everyone’s beautiful projects .
Here is the Theme we had to work from.

Here’s what I came up with.

My design is from Inspire. Create. Sketch Challenge #075.  Here is their sketch.

I started by adhering a panel of Gilded Autumn Specialty Designer Series Paper to an Early Espresso card base using Stampin’ Seal.  I adhered another panel of Gilded Autumn Specialty DSP to a Very Vanilla mat using Stampin’ Seal.  I adhered the matted panel to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a panel of Very Vanilla cardstock I stamped the tree image from the Stampin’ Up! Life is Beautiful Photopolymer Stamp Set in Early Espresso Ink.  I stamped the bird house image from the Life is Beautiful stamp set in Early Espresso Ink, hanging from the bottom branch.  I stamped the leaf image from the Life is Beautiful stamp set in Bumblebee Ink and Cajun Craze Inks on the tree branches.  I cut the image out using the largest circle from the Stitched Shapes Dies.  I cut the largest scallop circle from the Layering Circles Dies out of a panel of Very Vanilla cardstock.  I adhered the artwork to the scallop circle mat using Stampin’ Seal.  I embossed a panel of Early Espresso cardstock using the Pinewood Plank 3D Embossing Folder.  I adhered the matted artwork to the embossed panel using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I adhered the Early Espresso panel to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I tied a small bow using the 1/4″ Bumblebee Ribbon 2020-2022 In-Color Ribbon and adhered it to the artwork using a Glue Dot.  I stamped the sentiment from the Life is Beautiful stamp set in Early Espresso Ink on a panel of Very Vanilla cardstock and fussy cut it using my Paper Snips.  I adhered the sentiment to the bottom of the embossed panel using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Life is Beautiful stamp set in the center of Very Vanilla panel in Early Espresso Ink.  I stamped the leaf image from the Life is Beautiful stamp set in Bumblebee and Cajun Craze Inks on the bottom of the panel.  I adhered the Very Vanilla 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 finish my card I decorated a Medium Very Vanilla Envelope.  I stamped the leaf image from the Life is Beautiful stamp set in Bumblebee and Cajun Craze Inks on the bottom front of the envelope.  I adhered a panel of Gilded Autumn Specialty 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 the blogs! Happy Hopping!!

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: 4Z2KHBVY

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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IT’S TIME TO REDEEM THOSE BONUS DAYS COUPONS YOU EARNED IN JULY!!

  • Redemption Deadline:  August 31 2020, by 11:50 PM (MT)
  • There is no limit to the number of coupon codes participants can use on an order during redemption.
  • Bonus Days coupon codes may be redeemed for any product (excluding Starter Kits and Paper Pumpkin monthly subscriptions).
    • New prepaid Paper Pumpkin codes may be discounted using Bonus Days coupon codes.
  • Bonus Days coupon codes will reduce the amount of an order.
  • Bonus Days coupon codes may be redeemed one time only.

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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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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Early Espresso Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″), 3 1/4″ X 4 1/2″ (embossed card front panel), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Very Vanilla Cardstock 2 1/2″ X 4 1/8″ (small dsp mat), 4″ X 7″ (artwork, scalloped mat & sentiment), 4′ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Gilded Autumn Specialty Designer Series Paper 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front), 2 3/8″ X 4 1/8″ (card front panel), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Beautiful Autumn Sneak Peek

Good Sunday morning my fellow stampers.  How is everyone’s weekend going?  I got some yard work done yesterday first thing in the morning.  By 11am I was done and exhausted.  This humidity we have here wears me out when I’m working in the yard.  I have to work today straight through until next Sunday.  I’m hoping next week I won’t have to work as much, we’ll see what happens.

For today I have a sneak peek for you of a new bundle coming in the August-December 2020 Mini Catalog.  Items I used will be available on August 4th, YAY!!!  There are some really awesome things in this new catalog.  Here’s my card for today.

I started by adhering a panel of Just Jade 2020-2022 In-Color 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper to a Soft Suede mat using Stampin’ Seal.  I adhered the card front to a Soft Suede card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a panel of Bumblebee cardstock I stamped 8 oak leaves from the Stampin’ Up! Beautiful Autumn Photopolymer Stamp Set in Bumblebee Ink.  On a panel of Cherry Cobbler cardstock I stamped 8 maple leaves from the Beautiful Autumn stamp set in Cherry Cobbler Ink.  On a panel of Crumb Cake cardstock I stamped 8 acorns from the Beautiful Autumn stamp set in Crumb Cake Ink and stamped the tops of the acorns from the Beautiful Autumn in Soft Suede Ink.  I punched all the images out using the Autumn Punch Pack.  Using the largest circle and the 3rd largest circle from the Layering Circles Dies, I cut a panel of Soft Suede cardstock to make the wreath base.

I ran some Stampin’ Seal around the wreath base and adhered the leaves and acorns on it the way I liked them.  I had to add a few Glue Dots to hold some of the leaves in place.  I adhered the wreath to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  On a thin strip of Very Vanilla cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Beautiful Autumn stamp set in Soft Suede Ink and adhered it to the card front using Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals and Glue Dots.  I tied a bow using the new 1/8″ Copper Grosgrain Ribbon, from the Basket Weave & Metallic Ribbon Combo Pack, leaving the tails long.  I adhered the bow to the wreath using a Glue Dot and adhered 2 leaves to the tails of the bow using Glue Dots.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Beautiful Autumn stamp set in Soft Suede Ink in the center of a Very Vanilla panel.  I stamped the leaves and acorn images from the Beautiful Autumn stamp set in Bumblebee, Cherry Cobbler, Crumb Cake and Soft Suede Ink along the side of the panel.  I adhered the Very Vanilla panel to a Cherry Cobbler mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Soft Suede card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Very Vanilla Envelope.  I stamped the leaves and acorn images from the Beautiful Autumn stamp set in Bumblebee, Cherry Cobbler, Crumb Cake and Soft Suede Inks along the bottom of the envelope front.  I adhered a panel of Just Jade 2020-2022 In-Color 6 X 6 DSP to the envelope flap.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today.  I hope you liked my card.  Supplies for this will be available on August 4th.  Hope you all have a great rest of your weekend.  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: FXTA29WD

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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LAST DAYS FOR BONUS DAYS!! DON’T MISS OUT!!

Bonus Days from Stampin’ Up! are back!!  For every $50 merchandise that you purchase between July 1 and August 3, you’ll earn a $5 coupon that can be redeemed between August 4 and 31!  

Here are the details:

  • An email address is required to participate; Bonus Days coupon codes can be delivered only via email.
  • If you earn multiple codes from a single order, you will receive one email with multiple codes.  If you earn multiple codes from multiple orders, they will receive separate emails for each code earned.
  • All order types qualify for this promotion.  Fax and email orders still require an email address.
  • Orders that are started before the promotion begins will not go toward earning coupon codes.
  • There is no limit to the number of coupon codes you can earn per order or throughout the duration of the Bonus Days earning period!!
  • Deadline for coupon earning:  August 3, 2020 at 11:50 PM (MT)

Click hereto head over to my online store to start earning those coupons now!  Don’t forget to use my current Host Code so that you will get your free gift from me, any 1 item in the catalog valued up to $10 with a qualifying order.  Detail about the free gift are here.  Let me know if you have any questions.

Get your shopping lists ready and start earning those coupons!

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WORLD’S GREATEST BY PAPER PUMPKIN

SUBSCRIBE JULY11 – AUGUST 10

With Paper Pumpkin, you are provided with everything you need to explore your creativity and discover new ways to craft. As we navigate a “new normal” in today’s world, there’s plenty of opportunity to papercraft! And, more importantly, there’s no better time than now to create something that’ll show the essential people in your life just how awesome you think they are.

Lately, it’s become especially clear who the everyday heroes are—they’ve always surrounded us! Teachers, doctors, hairdressers, nurses, delivery workers, cashiers, and even our friends, kids, and family members go above and beyond to enrich our lives. These people are truly the world’s greatest at what they do!

Celebrate and appreciate the everyday heroes in your life with the August Paper Pumpkin Kit. The cards included in this kit are specifically designed for celebrating life’s champions!

  • The intended use of this kit is to celebrate and appreciate life’s champions and everyday heroes.
  • Especially during this time, this is something anyone can do to make a difference. The August kit makes it easy!
  • Distinktive stamps are photo-realistic stamps that create an impressive detailed image with a single stamp.
  • The Distinktive stamps included in August’s kit are an especially excellent feature for new stampers still exploring their creativity!
  • Masculine card designs can be difficult to find, this kit has a real masculine feel.
  • While the elements of the August kit can be used to show appreciation for anyone, the masculine card designs are perfect for the men in your life!

About the August Kit:

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create nine 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: Bumblebee, gold, Mint Macaron, Pacific Point, Soft Suede, white
  • The kit’s stamp set includes Distinktive stamps
  • Subscribe to the August 2020 Paper Pumpkin Kit from 11 July to 10 August 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:

  • Bumblebee Cardstock 2″ X 4″ (leaves)
  • Cherry Cobbler Cardstock 2″ X 4″ (leaves), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Crumb Cake Cardstock 2″ X 4″ (acorns)
  • Soft Suede Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″), 4 1/8″ X 5 1/2″ (card front mat), 3 1/2″ X 3 1/2″ (wreath base)
  • Very Vanilla Cardstock 1/4″ X 3 1/4″ (sentiment strip), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • 2020-2022 In- Color 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 3 3/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Four Season Floral CAS

Good Tuesday morning my stamping friends.  How has everyone’s week started off?  Hope you are having a productive one.

For today I have a CAS card for you using a set that is  in the 2020-2021 Beginner Brochure. Here’s my card for today.

I started by embossing a panel of Whisper White cardstock using the Pinewood Planks 3D Embossing Folder.  I adhered a panel of In Good Taste Designer Series Paper across the middle of the panel using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a small panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the rose image from the Stampin’ Up! Four Seasons Floral Photopolymer Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  I colored the image in using my Just Jade and Seaside Spray Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I cut the image out using the 4th largest circle from the Layering Circles Dies and adhered it to a scallop mat, which I cut from a panel of Seaside Spray cardstock from the same dies, using Stampin’ Seal.

I wrapped a piece of Seaside Spray 1/4″ Metallic Ribbon around the card front and tied a bow.  I adhered the matted artwork to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I adhered the card front to a Thick Whisper White card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added a few Elegant Faceted Gems to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Four Seasons Floral stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the rose image from the Four Seasons Floral stamp set in both corners of the panel in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink and colored them in using my Just Jade and Seaside Spray Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Seaside Spray mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Thick Whisper White card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the rose image from the Four Seasons Floral stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink and colored it in using my Just Jade and Seaside Spray Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered a panel of In Good Taste 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: RBBKEF3W

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 item valued up to $10.00 in either the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog or the 2020 January-June 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.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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SUMMER NIGHTS BY PAPER PUMPKIN

SUBSCRIBE JUNE 11 – JULY 10

Celebrate the magic of summer nights with the Summer Nights Paper Pumpkin Kit! In this exclusive fun-filled kit, you’ll unbox enough supplies to create nine postcard-style cards, coordinating envelopes, and die-cut tealight bags. What’s even more spectacular about July’s kit is the add-on you can purchase along with it! The Summer Nights Add-On includes 24 card bases and envelopes in coordinating Summer Nights designs. This add-on is perfect for helping you expand the Summer Nights creative experience beyond the Paper Pumpkin kit. Between the add-on and the leftover supplies from your Summer Nights kit, you will be crafting a summer night worth celebrating all month long!

Don’t miss out on the fireworks, fireflies, and fun! You can subscribe to the Summer Nights Paper Pumpkin Kit between June 11 and July10, and order the Summer Nights Add-On starting 1 July; while supplies last.

Kit contains enough supplies to create nine postcards and coordinating envelopes, as well as nine die-cut tealight bags.

  • Card size: 4” x 5-1/4” (10.2 x 13.3 cm)
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2” x 5-3/4” (11.4 x 14.6 cm)

Coordinating Colors: Blackberry Bliss, Calypso Coral, Costal Cabana, Night of Navy

The Paper Pumpkin kit does not require the add-on to create completed projects.

Summer Nights Add-On

Contains 24 preprinted card bases 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)

The Summer Nights Add-On is not required to complete the Paper Pumpkin kit projects.

The Summer Nights Add-On is $10.00 USD/$13.00 CAD and is only available to Paper Pumpkin subscribers. The add-on is available while supplies last, beginning July 1st!

Note: During demonstrator product testing, we learned that the Summer Nights Add-On could make at least 20 additional cards when combined with the leftover pieces from the Summer Nights kit.

Subscribe to the July 2020 Paper Pumpkin Kit from June 11 to July 10 at paperpumpkin.com!

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

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STAMPIN’ UP! PICK A FREE BUNDLE STARTER KIT PROMOTION

Wow!!!  Stampin’ Up! is offering an AWESOME promotion if you join during the month of June!!  You get to pick a FREE bundle of your choice with your Starter Kit Purchase!!

Here are the details:

  • Joining promotion dates:  June 3–30, 2020
  • New demonstrators who submit their Independent Demonstrator Agreement (IDA) before June 3 or after June 30 will not be eligible for this promotion.
  • When you purchase your Starter Kit for $99, you get to select $125 worth of products of your choice for your Starter Kit PLUS you get to select ONE stamp and punch bundle (p. 168–169) or ONE stamp and die bundle (p. 173-179) from the new 2020–2021 Annual Catalog—in addition to your regular Starter Kit for FREE.  And your Starter Kit always ships for free…double bonus!!

Once you join, you’ll get at least a 20% discount on all products that you purchase plus you get to preorder from the upcoming catalogs a month before they go live for customer ordering!!  There is no requirement to sell and there is no commitment beyond your Starter Kit purchase.  Why not give it a try?  🙂

You can see more details about joining and about our team here on my blog here.  You can also see more information about the benefits of becoming a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator here.

That is such a great deal!!  If you’ve been considering joining, June will be a great time to jump in!  Drop me an email at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com

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STAMPIN’ UP! ANNUAL KICK OFF CELEBRATION

EXTRA HOST REWARDS FOR YOU!!

The brand new 2020–2021 Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog is going live on June 3 2020, and Stampin’ Up! is having a celebration!

Anyone who places an order of $250+ or holds a party with $250+ in sales during the month of June will receive $25 in extra Stampin’ Rewards!!  So that means that you’ll earn $50 in Stampin’ Rewards with any order or party of $250+ that is submitted between June 3 and June 30! Yay!!!!

Here are the details:

  • Customer, workshop and online order types all qualify for this promotion.
  • Starter Kit orders do not qualify for this promotion.  But you CAN use your host cash toward the purchase of your Starter Kit, ask me for details!
  • Paper Pumpkin prepaid subscriptions count toward a qualifying purchase. Month-to-month subscriptions do not qualify for this promotion.
  • The qualifying amount must be reached with merchandise prior to shipping and tax.
  • The $25 additional Stampin’ Rewards for this promotion will only be awarded once per order/party.
  • Order Deadline:  June 30, 2020; 11:50 PM (MT)

Drop me a note if you’d like to set up a catalog party!  I can set up a host code for you and you can have your stamping friends place orders with your host code.  If your party reaches $250 in sales, you’ll get that extra $25 in host cash when we close out your party!   If you’re interested, ask me for details!

Let me know if you have any questions.  Have fun making your shopping list!

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Seaside Spray Cardstock 2 1/2″ X 2 1/2″ (artwork mat), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 2 1/2″ X 2 1/2″ (artwork), 2 – 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front and inner liner)
  • Thick Whisper White Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″)
  • In Good Taste Designer Series Paper 1 3/4″ X 4″ (card front panel), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Forever Fern Friendship

Good Tuesday morning my stamping friends.  How has everyone’s week started off?  Yesterday was such a beautiful spring day here, cool in the morning and 70 in the afternoon with very low humidity, but a lot of pollen.  Don’t forget, today is the last day to sign up for my 2020-2021 Annual Catalog Paper Shares and the last day to purchase retiring items from the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog and the January – June Mini Catalog.

Today’s card is filled with new items for you from cardstock, to DSP to Stamp Set.  Here’s my card for today.

I started by adhering a panel of the Flowers For Every Season 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper to a Magenta Madness card front using Snail.

I wrapped a piece of the Misty Moonlight/Silver Bakers Twine, from the Flowers For Every Season Ribbon Pack, around the card front 3 times and tacked it with Glue Dots on the back.  I adhered the card front to a Misty Moonlight card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a small panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Forever Fern Cling Stamp Set in Night of Navy Ink, stamping off once.  I cut the sentiment out using the 2nd smallest circle from the Stitched Shapes Dies.  I cut a panel of Misty Moonlight cardstock using the scalloped circle that was just a bit larger that the stitched circle from the Layering Circle Dies.  I adhered the sentiment to the scalloped circle mat using Snail and then adhered it to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added a couple Magenta Madness 2020-2022 In-Color Enamel Dots to the sentiment.

On the inside I stamped the sentiments from the Stampin’ Up! Ornate Thanks Photopolymer Stamp Set in Night of Navy Ink stamping off once, in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped one of the fern images from the Forever Fern stamp set in Shaded Spruce Ink on either side of the sentiment, stamping off twice.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Magenta Madness mat using Snail and then to the inside of the Misty Moonlight card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the fern image from the Forever Fern stamp set in Shaded Spruce Ink, stamping off once then continuing to stamp without reinking, on the envelope front.  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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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: RBBKEF3W

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 item valued up to $10.00 in either the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog or the 2020 January-June 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.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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Online Host Club

Do you have a long Wish List 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.  I have one starting up in June!!

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2020-2021 Annual Catalog Designer Series Paper Share. 

ENDS TODAY @ 1PM 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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STAMPIN’ UP! PICK A FREE BUNDLE STARTER KIT PROMOTION

Wow!!!  Stampin’ Up! is offering an AWESOME promotion if you join during the month of June!!  You get to pick a FREE bundle of your choice with your Starter Kit Purchase!!

Here are the details:

  • Joining promotion dates:  June 3–30, 2020
  • New demonstrators who submit their Independent Demonstrator Agreement (IDA) before June 3 or after June 30 will not be eligible for this promotion.
  • When you purchase your Starter Kit for $99, you get to select $125 worth of products of your choice for your Starter Kit PLUS you get to select ONE stamp and punch bundle (p. 168–169) or ONE stamp and die bundle (p. 173-179) from the new 2020–2021 Annual Catalog—in addition to your regular Starter Kit for FREE.  And your Starter Kit always ships for free…double bonus!!

Once you join, you’ll get at least a 20% discount on all products that you purchase plus you get to preorder from the upcoming catalogs a month before they go live for customer ordering!!  There is no requirement to sell and there is no commitment beyond your Starter Kit purchase.  Why not give it a try?  🙂

You can see more details about joining and about our team here on my blog here.  You can also see more information about the benefits of becoming a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator here.

That is such a great deal!!  If you’ve been considering joining, June will be a great time to jump in!  Drop me an email at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com

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STAMPIN’ UP! ANNUAL KICK OFF CELEBRATION

EXTRA HOST REWARDS FOR YOU!!

The brand new 2020–2021 Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog is going live on June 3 2020, and Stampin’ Up! is having a celebration!

Anyone who places an order of $250+ or holds a party with $250+ in sales during the month of June will receive $25 in extra Stampin’ Rewards!!  So that means that you’ll earn $50 in Stampin’ Rewards with any order or party of $250+ that is submitted between June 3 and June 30! Yay!!!!

Here are the details:

  • Customer, workshop and online order types all qualify for this promotion.
  • Starter Kit orders do not qualify for this promotion.  But you CAN use your host cash toward the purchase of your Starter Kit, ask me for details!
  • Paper Pumpkin prepaid subscriptions count toward a qualifying purchase. Month-to-month subscriptions do not qualify for this promotion.
  • The qualifying amount must be reached with merchandise prior to shipping and tax.
  • The $25 additional Stampin’ Rewards for this promotion will only be awarded once per order/party.
  • Order Deadline:  June 30, 2020; 11:50 PM (MT)

Drop me a note if you’d like to set up a catalog party!  I can set up a host code for you and you can have your stamping friends place orders with your host code.  If your party reaches $250 in sales, you’ll get that extra $25 in host cash when we close out your party!   If you’re interested, ask me for details!

Let me know if you have any questions.  Have fun making your shopping list!

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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

TODAY IS THE LAST DAY TO ORDER RETIRING PRODUCTS!!

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:

  • Magenta Madness Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front mat), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Misty Moonlight Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″), 2 1/4″ X 2 1/4″ (scalloped circle mat)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 2 1/4″ X 2 1/4″ (sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Flowers For Every Season 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 3 3/4″ X 5″ (card front), 2 1/4″ 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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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: KBMV24AJ

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 item valued up to $10.00 in either the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog or the 2020 January-June 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.

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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Stampin’ Up! Field Of Flowers Sneak Peek for Fun Fold Friday

Good Friday morning my fellow stampers and welcome to my Fun Fold Friday.  How was everyone’s week?  Hope you had a productive one.  Is anyone doing anything this weekend?  A friend of mine was going to a nursery and I asked her to pick up a flat of flowers for me.  I’m hoping to get them planted around my gardens and in some of my flower pots.

For today’s card I have a fun fold that uses a whole sheet of cardstock along with giving you a sneak peek of a new bundle coming in the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog.  Here’s my card for today.

My colors were inspired by Paper Players Color Challenge #490.  Here are their colors.

My design is from the CAS Colours & Sketch Challenge #370.  Here is their sketch.

I also joined in with Just Add Ink Challenge #505. Their theme is ‘Thinking of You!’

I started with an 8 1/2″ X 11″ panel of Pool Party cardstock.  I scored it in half at 5 1/2″.  I turned the panel the long way and scored it at 2 1/8″ & 6 3/8″.  It should look like the photo below.

I cut the top right and left side panels off at the score lines, it will look like the photos below.  After cutting the side panels off, I cut another 1/16″ off the gate folds so that the top would fold down flat.  The bottom portion will be a gate fold card and the top portion will fold down.

The bottom portion will be a gate fold card and the top portion will fold down.

I adhered a panel of Parisian Blossoms Specialty Designer Series Paper to a Pool Party mat using Snail.  On a Whisper White strip I stamped the foliage image from the Stampin’ Up! Field of Flowers Photopolymer Stamp Set in Granny Apple Green Ink.  I adhered the panel to a Pool Party mat using Snail.  On a scrap of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the tiny flower image from the Field of Flowers stamp set in Melon Mambo Ink a couple times.  I cut the images out using the Confetti Flowers Border Punch.  I also cut some of the flowers out of a scrap of Melon Mambo cardstock.  I randomly adhered the flowers to the stems using tiny dots of Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I adhered the matted panel to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On another small panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Field of Flowers stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  I stamped the larger stem image from the Field of Flowers stamp set in Granny Apple Green Ink over the sentiment.  I stamped the single flower image from the Field of Flowers stamp set in Melon Mambo Ink on the stems.  I stamped the dragonfly image from the Field of Flowers stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink  below the sentiment and a couple times on the DSP.  I cut the sentiment out using the 2nd smallest circle from the Stitched Shapes Dies.  I cut a scalloped circle out of Pool Party cardstock using the Layering Circles Dies that was a size larger than the stitched circle.  I adhered the stitched circle to the scalloped circle using Snail and then on top of the artwork strip using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added a few Melon Mambo Noble Peacock Rhinestones to the artwork.

I adhered 2 panels of Bird Ballad Designer Series Paper to the 2 inside fold panels.  To keep with the colors, I colored the leaves and flowers on the DSP using my Granny Apple Green and Melon Mambo Stampin’ Write Markers.

On the inside I stamped the sentiments from the Field of Flowers stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the stem image from the Field of Flowers stamp set on the side and bottom of the panel in Granny Apple Green Ink.  I stamped the double flower image from the Field of Flowers stamp set in Melon Mambo Ink on top of the stems.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Pool Party mat using Snail and then to the inside of the Pool Party card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the stem image from the Field of Flowers stamp set in Granny Apple Green Ink on the envelope front.  I stamped the flower images from the Field of Flowers stamp set in Melon Mambo Ink on top of the stems.  I stamped the dragonfly image from the Field of Flowers stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink near the flowers.  I adhered a panel of the Parisian Blossoms Specialty 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.  The stamp set/bundle I used will be available for purchase June 3rd.  The DSP and Noble Peacock Rhinestones I used will be retiring June 2nd or while supplies last.  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: KBMV24AJ

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 item valued up to $10.00 in either the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog or the 2020 January-June 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.

The Clearance Rack has been updated.  Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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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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2020-2021 Annual Catalog Designer Series Paper Share.

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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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:

  • Pool Party Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″, 2 1/2″ & 6 3/8″) description above, 2 – 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (card front and inner liner mats), 2 1/4″ X 2 1/4″ (sentiment mat), 1 5/8″ x 4 1/8″ (artwork band mat)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 1 1/2″ X 4 1/8″ (artwork band), 2 1/4″ X 2 1/4″ (sentiment circle) 4″ X 5 1/4″(inner liner)
  • Parisian Blossoms Specialty Designer Series Paper 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)
  • Bird Ballad Designer Series Paper 2 – 2″ x 5 3/8″ (inside flap pieces)

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Stampin’ Up! Rooted In Nature for Amy’s Inkin’ Krew Team Blog Hop

Good Tuesday morning my fellow stampers. Welcome to Amy’s Inkin’ Krew Team Blog Hop. It’s the 2nd Tuesday of the month so that means Blog Hop Day!! If you are starting with me, be sure to hop around to see everyone’s beautiful projects. If you’ve hopped over from Mary Deatherage’s blog, welcome to my blog and thank you for stopping by. The theme this month is “For The Boys/Men”. We can interpret this any way that we’d like.  I made a Father’s Day Card for you.  Here’s my card.

I started by adhering a panel of the Country Club Designer Series Paper to a Garden Green Mat using Snail.  I embossed a Whisper White strip of cardstock using the Pinewood Planks 3D Embossing Folder and adhered it to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I wrapped a Garden Green and Night of Navy piece of Twine  from the Country Club Twine Combo Pack around the card front and tied a knot.

On a panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the tall tree image from the Stampin’ Up! Rooted In Nature Cling Stamp Set which I colored using my Garden Green and Soft Suede Stampin’ Write Markers.  I cut the image out using the largest oval from the Stitched Shapes Dies.  I cut the next size oval out from the Layering Ovals Dies from Garden Green cardstock. I adhered the artwork to the Garden Green mat using Snail and then to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a small panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the leaf image from the Rooted In Nature stamp set in Garden Green Ink, stamping off twice.  I stamped the sentiment from the Rooted In Nature stamp set in Garden Green Ink over the leaf image.  I cut the sentiment out using the smallest circle from the Stitched Shapes Dies.  I cut the next size larger circle from the Layering Circles Dies from Garden Green cardstock.  I adhered the sentiment to the Garden Green mat using Snail and then to the card front, overlapping the artwork using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I adhered the card front to a Night of Navy card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added a few Silver Metallic Pearls to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! A Wish For Everything Cling Stamp Set in Night of Navy Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the tall tree image from the Rooted In Nature stamp set on the left side of the panel, which I colored using my Garden Green and Soft Suede Stampin’ Write Markers.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Garden Green mat using Snail and then to the inside of the Night of Navy card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the tall tree image from the Rooted In Nature stamp set which I colored using my Garden Green and Soft Suede Stampin’ Write Markers, on the front of the envelope.  I adhered a panel of the Country Club DSP to the envelope flap.

Thank you for visiting by my blog today. I hope you liked my card and will give it a try. Now that you’ve seen my card, be sure to hop around to see everyone’s beautiful projects. Hit Previous to hop back to Mary’s blog or hit Next to head over to Sue’s blog. You can also click on each of the names and hop around that way. Happy Hopping!!

  1. Mary Deatherage –
  2. Karen Ksenzakovic –  You Are Here
  3. Sue Prather –
  4. Jaimie Babarczy –
  5. Leslie Larkin –
  6. Karen Finkle –
  7. Connie Troyer –
  8. Akiko Sudano –
  9. Julie Johnston –
  10. Terry Lynn Bright –
  11. Amy Koenders –

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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: KBMV24AJ

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 item valued up to $10.00 in either the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog or the 2020 January-June 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.

The Clearance Rack has been updated.  Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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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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THINGS ARE GOING FAST.  IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN ANY OF THE RETIRING ITEMS, DON’T WALK, RUN OVER TO GRAB THEM WHILE YOU STILL CAN.

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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2020-2021 Annual Catalog Designer Series Paper Share.

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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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:

  • Garden Green Cardstock 2 – 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front and inner liner mats), 3 1/2″ X 3 1/2″ (artwork mat), 2″ X 2″ (sentiment mat)
  • Night of Navy Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 1″ X 5 1/4″ (strip on card front), 3″ X 3″ (artwork), 1 3/4″ X 1 3/4″ (sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Country Club Designer Series Paper 4′ X 5 1/4″ (card front), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Mountain Air Birthday

Good Saturday morning my fellow stampers.  The weekend is upon us and we are back to chilly weather here.  I covered all my plants last night to save them from the frost.  I’ve got to work today, but I have off tomorrow for Mother’s Day.  How about all of you, what is everyone up to this weekend?

I’ve got a masculine card for you today using some of the new DSP from the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog.  Here’s my card for today.

My card today played along with the Aud Sentiments Challenge #250.  Their theme is ‘Masculine + A Sentiment’.

I also played along with Festive Friday Challenge #0058.  Here is their Inspo List.  I used copper, green and circles.  There’s also stripes from the wood.

I started by adhering a panel of the gorgeous new In Good Taste Designer Series Paper to a Shaded Spruce card base using Snail.

On a panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the detailed mountain image from the Stampin’ Up! Mountain Air Photopolymer Stamp Set in Crumb Cake Ink.  I flipped the stamp over and stamped the reverse image in Crumb Cake Ink, stamping off once, behind the detailed mountain.  I stamped the tree image from the Mountain Air stamp set in Shaded Spruce Ink below the mountain image.  I stamped the cloud/moon image from the Mountain Air stamp set in Smoky Slate Ink above the mountain.  I colored the moon in using my So Saffron Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I stamped the bird image from the Mountain Air stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink above the mountains 3 times.  I cut the image out using the largest circle from the Stitched Shapes Dies.  I cut a scalloped mat out of a Copper Foil Sheet using the largest scallop circle from the Layering Circles Dies.  I adhered the artwork to the copper mat using Multipurpose Liquid Glue and adhered the artwork to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! By The Dock Cling Stamp Set in Shaded Spruce Ink on a Whisper White panel.  I cut the image out using the smallest circle from the Stitched Shapes Dies.  I cut a scalloped circle from a Copper Foil Sheet using the Layering Circles Dies.  I adhered the sentiment to the Copper mat using Multipurpose Liquid Glue and then adhered it to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I tied a small bow from the Linen Thread and adhered it to the sentiment using a Glue Dot.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Itty Bitty Birthdays Cling Stamp Set in Shaded Spruce Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the detailed mountain image from the Mountain Air stamp set in Crumb Cake Ink on the bottom of the panel.  I reversed the stamp and stamped the image behind the mountains in Crumb Cake Ink, stamping off once.  I stamped the tree image from the Mountain Air stamp set in Shaded Spruce Ink below the mountain image.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Crumb Cake mat using Snail and then to the inside of the Shaded Spruce card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the detailed mountain image from the Mountain Air stamp set in Crumb Cake Ink on the envelope front.  I reversed the stamp and stamped the image behind the mountain in Crumb Cake Ink, stamping off once.  I adhered a panel of the In Good Taste 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: KBMV24AJ

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 item valued up to $10.00 in either the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog or the 2020 January-June 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.

The Clearance Rack has been updated.  Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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THINGS ARE GOING FAST.  IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN ANY OF THE RETIRING ITEMS, DON’T WALK, RUN OVER TO GRAB THEM WHILE YOU STILL CAN.

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!

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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:

  • Crumb Cake Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner mat)
  • Shaded Spruce Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 3 1/4″ X 4 1/2″ (artwork and sentiment), 3 7/8″ X 5 1/8″ (inner liner)
  • Copper Foil Sheet 5″ X 3 1/2″ (artwork and sentiment mats)
  • In Good Taste Designer Series Paper 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Tasteful Touches Sneak Peek for Fun Fold Friday

Good Friday morning my stamping friends and welcome to my Fun Fold Friday.  How was everyone’s week?  Hope it was a productive one.  Is anyone doing anything for the weekend?  Sunday is Mother’s Day and I’m hoping to enjoy some crafting time.  It’s suppose to be cold here this weekend.  They are talking about getting snow tonight (which I’m actually not happy about).  I have to make some kind of tents tonight to try to protect my plants.  The last frost we had damaged a couple of them so I want to be prepared.

I’ve have a sneak peek for you today on some items from the new 2020-2021 Annual Catalog.  I’ve made a peek-a-boo slider card for you using a new stamp set and the beautiful Just Jade cardstock.  I’m not a green fan, but I absolutely love this color.  Items for my card will be available June 3rd.  If you want to get the items early, you might want to consider joining as a demonstrator.  I’d be happy to help you do that, just drop me a line and I will help you.  We have an awesome team and I’d love to have you join us.   Here’s my card for today.

I started with the card front by stamping the leafy image from the Stampin’ Up! Tasteful Touches Cling Stamp Set in Shaded Spruce Ink on the Just Jade panel.  I stamped some in full strength ink and some stamped off twice. I set the panel aside.

I then worked on the inside of the card.  I folded the card center and cut a circle using the 4th from largest (2 1/4″) from the Layering Circles Dies and cut through both front and back.  I adhered a panel of the gorgeous new In Good Taste Designer Series Paper to the inside of the center card using Snail.  I opened the card center and lined up the 2 1/4″ circle die from the Layering Circles Dies with the already cut circle and cut through the DSP.  I scored and folded the card back and  adhered the card center using Tear &Tape Adhesive on the 1/4″ scored piece.  It should look like the photo below.

I adhered the card front to the card center using Snail on the front of the card center (hope this makes sense).  It will look like the photo below.

I opened all the panels so that I could cut the circle out of the card front.  I lined up the 2 1/4″ circle die from the Layering Circles Dies, with the circle from the card center and cut through the card front.

I stamped the sentiment from the Tasteful Touches stamp set in Shaded Spruce Ink on the top of the card front. I added a couple Rhinestone Basic Jewels on either side of the sentiment.

I cut a scallop circle from a panel of Rococo Rose cardstock using the 3rd largest (2 1/2″) scallop circle from the Layering Circles Dies.  I cut the center out using the same circle (2 1/4″) I used to cut the card panels.  I adhered the scalloped circle frame to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I tied a small bow using the new Just Jade Gingham Ribbon from the Flowers For Every Season Ribbon Combo Pack and adhered it to the card front using a Glue Dot.

I stamped the beautiful flower image from the Tasteful Touches stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on a Whisper White panel.  I colored the image in using my Rococo Rose Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I cut the image out using the 3rd largest circle (2 1/2″) from the Layering Circles Dies.  I added some Snail to the back of the image and lined it up behind the center card so that you could see it is centered in the circle.  I closed the card back onto the circle so that it was adhered to the card back.  You see the flower when the card is closed.

When you open the card you see a sentiment.  I stamped the sentiment  from the new Stampin’ Up! Celebrate Sunflowers Cling Stamp Set in Shaded Spruce Ink in the center of the circle (which is actually on the small folded panel from the card front).  I stamped the feather image from the Tasteful Touches stamp set in Shaded Spruce Ink around the sentiment, stamping off once.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the leafy image from the Tasteful Touches stamp set in Shaded Spruce Ink on the envelope front.  Some are stamped in full strength and some are stamped off twice.  I adhered a panel of the In Good Taste DSP to the envelope flap.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today.  I hope you liked my fun fold and will give it a try.  This is one of those fun folds that is easier to show than explain.  I may considering starting to do Facebook live videos when I do some of these fun folds.  They are much easier to show in person.  Hope you all have a wonderful Mother’s Day and you all get pampered the way we should for all the work we do.  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: KBMV24AJ

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 item valued up to $10.00 in either the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog or the 2020 January-June 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.

The Clearance Rack has been updated.  Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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THINGS ARE GOING FAST.  IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN ANY OF THE RETIRING ITEMS, DON’T WALK, RUN OVER TO GRAB THEM WHILE YOU STILL CAN.

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!

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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:

  • Just Jade Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 8 1/4″ (card front scored and folded at 5 1/2″), 4 1/4″ X 5 3/4″ (card back scored and folded at 5 1/2″)
  • Rococo Rose Cardstock 3″ X 3″ (scalloped frame)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 8 1/2″ (card center scored and folded at 4 1/4″), 3 1/4″ X 3 1/4″ (inside artwork)
  • In Good Taste Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ X 4 1/4″ (inside panel), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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