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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You’ll get DOUBLE Creative Stamping Reward points for every order of $50 or greater (before shipping and taxes) through, Monday, January 11!!  Plus you’ll earn a free Sale-A-Bration goody from Stampin’ Up! for every $50 in merchandise that you order too! 

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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! Hey Girlfriend Sneak Peek

Good Monday morning my stamping friends. How was everyone’s weekend? Are you all ready for another short week? I know I am. I’m really looking forward to next week when I can get back to my ‘normal’ routine. I feel like I have been in overdrive for the past 3 weeks. I need some catch up time and re-organizing time. Anyone else with me on that one?

I have another sneak peek for you using a really cute set coming in the January-June 2021 Mini Catalog on January 5th. Here’s my card for today.

I used the new Stampin’ Up! Hey Girlfriend Cling Stamp Set for my card today along with some Rainbow Glimmer Paper.

I started by embossing a Magenta Madness card front using the Dainty Diamonds 3D Embossing Folder and adhered it to a Magenta Madness card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered a panel of the Rainbow Glimmer Paper to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped one of the girl images, the dog image and the balloon image from the Hey Girlfriend stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink. I colored the images in using my Blackberry Bliss, Bronze, Crumb Cake, Ivory, Magenta Madness and Mango Melody Stampin’ Blends Markers. On a small scrap of Rainbow Glimmer Paper I stamped the girl image from Hey Girlfriend stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink, making sure to get mainly the dress. I colored the belt of the dress in using my Magenta Madness Stampin’ Blends Marker, fussy cut the dress using my Paper Snips and adhered it to the stamped image using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I cut the artwork out using the largest oval from the Layering Ovals Dies and adhered it to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a small panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Hey Girlfriend stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I cut the sentiment into a banner using the Pick A Banner Punch. I made a banner from a thin strip of Mango Melody cardstock and adhered the sentiment to the top using Glue Dots. I adhered the sentiment to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Artistry Blooms Adhesive-Backed Sequins to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Happiest of Birthdays Cling Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel. I stamped the balloon image from the Hey Girlfriend stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on either side of the sentiment and colored the balloons in using my Magenta Madness and Mango Melody Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Mango Melody 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 Medium Whisper White Envelope. I stamped one of the girl images from the Hey Girlfriend stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the envelope front. I colored the image in using my Bronze, Ivory, Magenta Madness and Mango Melody Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered a panel of Artistry Blooms DSP to the envelope flap.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today, I hope you liked my card. This set will be available in less than 10 days from the January-June 2021 Mini Catalog on January 5, 2021. 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: YUWDMJMT

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

 Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

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

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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Sending Hearts

Subscribe December 11-January 10 

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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WHISPER WHITE CARDSTOCK PRODUCTS- AVAILABLE WHILE SUPPLIES LAST

Stampin’ Up! announced this information related to the Whisper White paper products late last evening:

Whisper White has been a Stampin’ Up! staple for so long. We love it and we know you love it, too. We are sad to announce that the supplier’s mill producing our Whisper White cardstock has permanently closed due to impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, we weren’t given much notice on this closure. This means that the technology unique to this particular supplier is now unavailable to us and we can no longer offer our Whisper White cardstock and related products, such as Whisper White Note Cards & Envelopes. Please note that this won’t affect any of our other cardstocks, this only affects Whisper White.

We know Whisper White has a huge fan base; we’re big fans, too! And we are crushed that it’s going away. Even though this decision was out of our hands, rest assured that we jumped right into action to find the best replacement paper possible. We have dedicated many hours to source and test alternative cardstock options from several suppliers to find the perfect fit that still maintains the Stampin’ Up! quality you know and trust. We are happy to share that we have found a winner for our new cardstock, Basic White!

The quality of our new Basic White was thoroughly tested by our quality assurance and product teams. It also tested very well with demonstrators and concept artists who gave it a huge thumbs up. We believe in the quality of the new Basic White cardstock and we know it will become your new crafting staple!

What does this mean for you?

With Whisper White going out of production, this means a number of Whisper White products will be affected. Below is a list of all products that will be replaced with our new Basic White cardstock. These items are now available while supplies last with an order limit of 2 per item per order.

  • Whisper White 12″ x 12″ (30.5 x 30.5 cm) Cardstock (124302)
  • Assorted Memories & More Cards & Envelopes (149710)
  • Whisper White Note Cards & Envelopes (131527)
  • Whisper White 3″ x 3″ (7.6 x 7.6 cm) Envelopes (145829)
  • Whisper White 8-1/2″ x 11″ Cardstock (100730)
  • Whisper White 8-1/2″ x 11″ Thick Cardstock (140272)
  • Whisper White Medium Envelopes (107301)

Our new Basic White products will become available to purchase as soon as we have them in stock. This means that some Whisper White and Basic White products may be available at the same time. Additionally, due to the nature of sourcing, some Basic White products may not be available before the Whisper White products sell out. Please know that we are working on getting these products available to you as fast as possible.

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Stampin’ Up!’s Year End Closeout Sale going on now

If you love great deals, our Giant Year-End Closeout event is the perfect time to shop. You’ll get deep discounts on your favorite products from the August–December 2020 Mini Catalog. The Year-End Closeout happens only once a year!

Year End Closeout Sale Details:

Sale Dates:  December 8, 2020 through January 4, 2021

  • No minimum purchase required.
  • Retiring items are available while supplies last.
  • Exclusions apply: Carryover items will not be discounted.
  • Due to increased shipping times and possible shipping delays during the month of December, we can’t guarantee delivery before Christmas.
  • Ordering Deadlines:  January 4, 2021 at 11:50 PM (MT)

Click here to download the full list of items that are retiring and which items are on sale starting on Tuesday, December 8!  And get your lists ready to shop early!!  The items that are retiring are only while supplies last!!  And everything on this list is retiring!!

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

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Magenta Madness Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″), 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front)
  • Mango Melody Cardstock 1/4″ X 2 1/2″ (banner strip), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 4 1/2″ X 3 1/2″ (artwork), 1/2″ X 2 1/4″ (sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Artistry Blooms Designer Series Paper 2 1/2″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)
  • Rainbow Glimmer Paper 2 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front panel), 1″ X 1 1/2″ (dress)

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Stampin’ Up! Plaid Gnome For The Holidays for Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

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

Here’s my card using these colors.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Gnome For The Holidays Cling Stamp Set for today’s card. Can you tell this is my favorite set in the catalog? My design is from TGIF Challenge #290. Here is their sketch.

I started by adhering a panel of ‘Tis The Season 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper to a Cherry Cobbler card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue

On a panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the gnome image from the Gnome For The Holidays stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink. I masked the gnome image with a Post-It Note and stamped the tree house image from the Gnome For The Holidays stamp set behind the gnome in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink. To do the masking, you stamp an image on a Post-It Note and fussy cut it using your Paper Snips. You place the cut image over the stamped image and stamp the next image you want and it will appear to be behind the 1st image. I colored the images in using my Bronze, Cherry Cobbler, Cinnamon Cider, Crumb Cake, Gray Granite, Ivory, Just Jade, Petal Pink, Real Red and Shaded Spruce Stampin’ Blends Markers. One of the colors in the color challenge is Garden Green, but they haven’t made a Garden Green Blends Marker yet, so I used Just Jade. I cut the image out using the largest oval from the Stitched Shapes Dies. I cut a scalloped oval from the Layering Ovals Dies from a panel of Cherry Cobbler cardstock and adhered the artwork to it using Stampin’ Seal.

I stamped the sentiment from Gnome For The Holidays stamp set in Shaded Spruce Ink on a panel of Whisper White cardstock and cut it out using the smallest rectangle from the Stitched Rectangle Dies. I adhered the sentiment to a strip of Cherry Cobbler cardstock using Stampin’ Seal. On the back of the matted artwork I added some of the Gold Trim from the Forever Greenery Trim Combo Pack using Glue Dots then adhered it to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the sentiment over the artwork using Stampin’ Dimensionals and Glue Dots. I added some Red Rhinestone Basic Jewels to the Christmas Tree. On the ornaments/lights that I didn’t add rhinestones and the star I used Clear Wink of Stella.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Gnome For The Holidays stamp set in Shaded Spruce Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel. I stamped another one of the gnome images from Gnome For The Holidays stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on the bottom of the panel. I colored the image in using my Cherry Cobbler, Gray Granite, Ivory, Just Jade and Petal Pink Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered thin strips of the ‘Tis The Season DSP on the bottom and top of the panel using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Cherry Cobbler mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Cherry Cobbler card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To complete my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope. I stamped the 2 gnome images from the Gnome For The Holidays stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on the envelope front. I colored the images in using my Cherry Cobbler, Crumb Cake, Gray Granite, Ivory, Just Jade, Petal Pink, Real Red and Shaded Spruce Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered a panel of ‘Tis The Season 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 Julie’s page. Or you can just click on the names below to go directly to all their blogs! Happy Hopping!!

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy: Skipping this week.

Sue Prather:

Karen Finkle:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic: You Are Here

Julie Johnston:

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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: 9XYYG2ZU

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

 Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

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

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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Beary Comforting

Subscribe November 11-December 10

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

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

ABOUT THE DECEMBER KIT

Details

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

SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Cherry Cobbler Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″), 4 1/4″ X 3″ (scalloped oval), 1/4″ X 4″ (strip under sentiment), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 3 1/2″ X 3″ (artwork), 3/4″ X 3″ (sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • ‘Tis The Season 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Product List

 

Layering Ovals Dies

 

 

 

Stitched Rectangles Dies

 

 

 

Stitched Shapes Dies

 

 

 

 

Multipurpose Liquid Glue

 

 

 

Mini Glue Dots

 

$5.25

 

 

 

 

Stampin' Dimensionals

 

 

 

Stampin' Seal

 

$8.00

 

 

 

Bone Folder

 

$7.00

 

 

 

Paper Snips

 

$10.00

 

 

 

Paper Trimmer

 

$25.00

 

 

 

Stampin’ Up! So Much Happy for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog

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

Here’s what I came up with for this weeks sketch.

I started by adhering a panel of Playing With Patterns Designer Series Paper to a Night of navy Card base using Stampin’ Seal.  I adhered 2 more panel of the Playing With Patterns DSP, 1 to a Night of Navy mat and the other to a Calypso Coral mat using Stampin’ Seal.

I adhered the 2 smaller matted panels together using Multipurpose Liquid Glue and then to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! So Much Happy Cling Stamp Set in Night of Navy Ink on a panel of Whisper White cardstock.  I cut the sentiment out using my Stitched Shapes Dies.

I adhered the sentiment, using Stampin’ Seal, to a Calypso Coral scalloped oval mat which I cut from my Layering Ovals Dies.  I adhered a piece of 1/8″ Night of Navy trim from the Playing With Patterns 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.  I added a few Playing With Patterns Resin Dots to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment form the So Much Happy stamp set in Night of Navy Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I adhered a strip of Playing With Patterns DSP to the bottom of the panel using Stampin’ Seal.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Calypso Coral mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Night of Navy care base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To complete my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I adhered a strip of Playing With Patterns DSP to the envelope front and a panel to the envelope flap.

Thank you for visiting my blog today. I hope you liked my card and will give it a try. Now that you’ve seen my card, take a minute to hop through all our projects today. If you click on the Next Blog button, you’ll go to Julie’s page. Or you can just click on the names below to go directly to all their 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: RUW6PQNH

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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Joy To The World 

Subscribe September 11 – October 10

This holiday season, share the joy of Paper Pumpkin! The Joy to the World Paper Pumpkin Kit is an exclusive holiday kit that provides a specially-designed box, enough supplies to create eight elegant cards, and an opportunity to connect with the Stampin’ Up! global community.

With October’s magical kit, not only will you get a head start on your holiday crafting—you’ll get to create Christmas cards, share project ideas, and spread holiday cheer with Stampin’ Up! customers and demonstrators around the world! After you receive your kit,  join the Joy of Paper Pumpkin Facebook group to make the most of this month’s kit.

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create eight cards—four each of two designs—and coordinating envelopes.
  • Kit includes die-cut pieces in English, French, and German. This will allow you to create cards you can use to connect with other customers and demonstrators around the world—in their language!
    • 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: Cherry Cobbler, Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Just Jade, Soft Sea Foam

The Joy to the World Paper Pumpkin Kit has been thoughtfully released in preparation for the season of spreading joy. October’s Paper Pumpkin kit was designed to bring people together—connecting them with one another and spreading joy with each other around the world! With die-cut sentiments in English, French, and German, subscribers can send holiday cheer to their friends across the globe—in their language.

To connect and spread joy with international customers and demonstrators through the Joy to the World Paper Pumpkin Kit, join our Facebook group: Joy of Paper Pumpkin! When connecting with your new friends, don’t forget to share your experience with the #joyofpaperpumpkin hashtag.

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

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

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We all love gorgeous Designer Series Paper, and during this incredible sale, you can enjoy a 15% discount on select papers from our current catalogs! 

Stampin’ Up! has such beautiful Designer Series Paper and they’re putting a select list of those papers on sale for 15% off during the month of October!!  Now is a great time to stock up and save on some of the most popular paper designs…including papers from the August-December 2020 Mini Catalog!!

SALE DETAILS:

  • Sales Period:  October 1-31
  • All order types qualify for this promotion.
  • There is no limit to how many packages of Designer Series Paper may be purchased during this promotion.
  • Only select Designer Series Papers are available at a 15% discount during this promotion.
  • Orders must be placed—and closed—during the promotion period for the 15% discount to apply.
  • Designer Series Paper ordered as part of a Starter Kit or with Stampin’ Rewards qualify for the 15% discount
  • Sale Ends October 31, 2020 at 11:50 PM MT

The designer papers included in this sale are shown   Click on the image below to open up the full-size printable PDF:

Get your lists ready to start shopping on October 1st – October 31st! 

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Our FB page is up and running and you’ll want to join right away.

You’re invited to join our team this Saturday, October 3rd, for World Card Making Day. We’re going to be posting some things between now and Saturday, but the event will be in full-swing starting at 9am Eastern Time on Saturday!
Be sure that you go to the Notifications at the top of the page – once you’re “in” – and select ALL so that you don’t miss a thing!! Here’s the link!

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Calypso Coral Cardstock 4 3/4″ X 3 1/2″ (card front panel), 2″ X 3″ (sentiment mat), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Night of Navy Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″), 4 3/4″ X 3 1/2″ (card front panel)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 2″ X 3″ (sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Playing With Patterns Designer Series Papaer 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front), 2 – 4 5/8″ X 3 3/8″ (card front panels), 5/8″ X 4″ 5/8″ X 4″ (strip on inner liner),  2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap), 1/2″ X 6″ (strip for envelope front)

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Stampin’ Up! Mistletoe Gnome For The Holidays

Good Wednesday morning my stamping friends.  We’re halfway through the week and heading to the weekend already.  Hope you are having a very productive week. Yesterday was my only day off this week and boy did I hit the ground running when I got up.  I was non stop all day from around 6am till almost midnight.  My boss is always teasing me that I come to work to relax.

I have a fun card for you today using one of my favorite sets from the August-December 2020 Mini Catalog.  Here’s my card for today.

My sketch is from Sunday Stamps Time To Get Sketchy Challenge #240.  Here is their sketch.

I started by adhering a panel of ‘Tis The Season Designer Series Paper to a Garden Green mat using Stampin’ Seal.  I cut another panel of ‘Tis The Season DSP using the 5th largest Stitched Rectangle Dies and adhered it to a Garden Green mat using Stampin’ Seal.  I then adhered it to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the adorable gnome image from the Stampin’ Up! Gnome For The Holidays Cling Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  I colored the image in using my Cherry Cobbler, Crumb Cake, Gray Granite, Ivory and Real Red Stampin’ Blends Markers and my Garden Green Stampin’ Write Marker. I cut the image out using the 2nd largest oval from the Stitched Shapes Dies.  I cut  a scalloped oval from the Layering Ovals Dies from a panel of Garden Green cardstock and adhered the artwork to it using Stampin’ Seal.  I cut a strip of ‘Tis The Season DSP and adhered it to the top section of the card front using Glue Dots.

On a strip of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Gnome For The Holidays stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink and adhered it to the bottom portion of the card front using Glue Dots.  I adhered the matted artwork to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I adhered the card front to a Garden Green card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I added a few of the clear epoxy droplets from the Frosted & Clear Epoxy Droplets to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Gnome For The Holidays stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I adhered 2 strips of ‘Tis The Season DSP to the sides of the panel using Stampin’ Seal.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Garden Green mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Garden Green card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the gnome image from Gnome For The Holidays stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on the envelope front.  I colored the image in the same as I did for the card.  I adhered a panel of ‘Tis The 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: RUW6PQNH

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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Join me today at 4pm, I’ll be making a card on Facebook Live. 

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Last Day For My Double Creative Stamping Designs Reward Points

As the official Stampin’ Up! year is coming to an end, I wanted to say a huge thank you to my amazing customers with a Double Creative Stamping Designs Reward Point ordering special from now through 11:59 PM MT on Wednesday, September 30!

Don’t forget to add the HOST CODE below if your order is under $150 to get your free thank you gift (don’t apply the code to orders over $150 YOU will automatically get the free thank you gift AND you get host rewards of your own!).  For more information about my Creative Stamping Designs Reward Points (my buyer reward program), click Here.  Drop me a line if you have any questions at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com.

Click Here to head over to my Online store to start shopping!!

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Starting Tomorrow!!

We all love gorgeous Designer Series Paper, and during this incredible sale, you can enjoy a 15% discount on select papers from our current catalogs! 

Stampin’ Up! has such beautiful Designer Series Paper and they’re putting a select list of those papers on sale for 15% off during the month of October!!  Now is a great time to stock up and save on some of the most popular paper designs…including papers from the August-December 2020 Mini Catalog!!

SALE DETAILS:

  • Sales Period:  October 1-31
  • All order types qualify for this promotion.
  • There is no limit to how many packages of Designer Series Paper may be purchased during this promotion.
  • Only select Designer Series Papers are available at a 15% discount during this promotion.
  • Orders must be placed—and closed—during the promotion period for the 15% discount to apply.
  • Designer Series Paper ordered as part of a Starter Kit or with Stampin’ Rewards qualify for the 15% discount
  • Sale Ends October 31, 2020 at 11:50 PM MT

The designer papers included in this sale are shown   Click on the image below to open up the full-size printable PDF:

Get your lists ready to start shopping on October 1st – October 31st! 

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Our FB page is up and running and you’ll want to join right away.

You’re invited to join our team this Saturday, October 3rd, for World Card Making Day. We’re going to be posting some things between now and Saturday, but the event will be in full-swing starting at 9am Eastern Time on Saturday!
Be sure that you go to the Notifications at the top of the page – once you’re “in” – and select ALL so that you don’t miss a thing!! Here’s the link!

There’ll be presentations every hour starting at 9:00 until 9:00pm and of course Prize Patrol.

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Joy To The World 

Subscribe September 11 – October 10

This holiday season, share the joy of Paper Pumpkin! The Joy to the World Paper Pumpkin Kit is an exclusive holiday kit that provides a specially-designed box, enough supplies to create eight elegant cards, and an opportunity to connect with the Stampin’ Up! global community.

With October’s magical kit, not only will you get a head start on your holiday crafting—you’ll get to create Christmas cards, share project ideas, and spread holiday cheer with Stampin’ Up! customers and demonstrators around the world! After you receive your kit,  join the Joy of Paper Pumpkin Facebook group to make the most of this month’s kit.

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create eight cards—four each of two designs—and coordinating envelopes.
  • Kit includes die-cut pieces in English, French, and German. This will allow you to create cards you can use to connect with other customers and demonstrators around the world—in their language!
    • 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: Cherry Cobbler, Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Just Jade, Soft Sea Foam

The Joy to the World Paper Pumpkin Kit has been thoughtfully released in preparation for the season of spreading joy. October’s Paper Pumpkin kit was designed to bring people together—connecting them with one another and spreading joy with each other around the world! With die-cut sentiments in English, French, and German, subscribers can send holiday cheer to their friends across the globe—in their language.

To connect and spread joy with international customers and demonstrators through the Joy to the World Paper Pumpkin Kit, join our Facebook group: Joy of Paper Pumpkin! When connecting with your new friends, don’t forget to share your experience with the #joyofpaperpumpkin hashtag.

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

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

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

Last Day to take advantage of this amazing joining offer.

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

Here are the details:

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

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Garden Green Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front mat), 2 5/16″ x 3 11/16″ (dsp mat), 2 1/4″ X 3 1/2″ (scalloped oval), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 2 1/4″ X 3 1/2″ (artwork), 1/2″ X 2″ (sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • ‘Tis The Season Designer Series Paper 3 7/8″ X 5 1/8″ (card front), 2 1/2″ X 4″ (side panel), 1/2″ X 3 1/2″ (strip on card front), 2 – 1/2″ X 5 1/4″ (strips on inner liner), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Celebrate Sunflower Easel Birthday for Fun Fold Friday

Good Friday morning my fellow stampers and welcome to my Fun Fold Friday.  How was everyone’s week?  Are you ready for the weekend? It’s starting to feel like fall here.  It’s been really cool at night and in the mid to upper 70’s during the day, perfect walking or yard work weather.

I’ve made another easel card for you today.  Now I know why my team member Mary loves these so much.  They are so much fun to design.  Here’s my card for today.

My colors were inspired by Paper Players Challenge #508.  Here are their colors.

I started by scoring and folding a Blackberry Bliss easel at 2 3/4″ and 5 1/2″ and adhering the 2 3/4″ section to a Blackberry Bliss card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I stamped the stem image from the Stampin’ Up! Daisy Lane Cling Stamp Set in Pretty Peacock Ink on a panel of Whisper White cardstock.  I colored the leaves and the stem in using my Pretty Peacock Stampin’ Blends Markers.

I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Four Seasons Floral Photopolymer Stamp Set in Pretty Peacock Ink on the top of the Whisper White panel.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Pretty Peacock mat using Stampin’ Seal.

I stamped the small sunflower image from the Stampin’ Up! Celebrate Sunflowers Cling Stamp Set in Cajun Craze Ink on a small panel of Whisper White cardstock.  I colored the image in using my Cajun Craze Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I brushed some Clear Wink of Stella on the center of the sunflower go give it a little shimmer.  I fussy cut the sunflower out using my Paper Snips and adhered it to the stem using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I cut a couple of the leafy stems out from the Sunflower Dies in Pretty Peacock cardstock and adhered them to the stem using Glue Dots.  I tied a small bow using the 3/8″ Embroidered Ribbon and adhered it to the stems using a Glue Dot.

I adhered the artwork to the easel, just adding Multipurpose Liquid Glue to the bottom section of the easel.  I colored a few Pearl Basic Jewels with my Cajun Craze Stampin’ Blends Marker and adhered them to the card front and the card base.

For the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Celebrate Sunflowers stamp set towards the top of a Whisper White panel in Pretty Peacock Ink.  I stamped the small sunflower image from the Celebrate Sunflowers stamp set in Cajun Craze Ink, stamping off twice, over the sentiment.  I added some Clear Wink of Stella to the flower center.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Pretty Peacock mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the Blackberry Bliss card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I stamped the sentiment from the Daisy Lane stamp set in Pretty Peacock Ink on a small panel of Whisper White cardstock.  I cut the image out using my Stitched Shapes Dies.  I cut a scalloped oval out of a panel of Pretty Peacock cardstock using the Layering Ovals Dies.  I adhered the sentiment to the Pretty Peacock scallop oval using Stampin’ Seal.  I adhered the matted sentiment to the Whisper White panel, where I wanted the easel to set, using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the small sunflower from the Celebrate Sunflowers stamp set in Cajun Craze Ink on the envelope front and colored it in using my Cajun Craze and Pretty Peacock Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered a panel of Pretty Peacock 2019-2021 In-Color 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper to the envelope flap.

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS: G39RYMEX

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

 Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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World Card Making Day, Saturday October 3rd.  Our Inkin’ Krew Team will be doing videos all day, every hour.  I will actually be doing 2 Facebook Live videos that day.  I will post a schedule when we get closer.

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Joy To The World 

Subscribe September 11 – October 10

This holiday season, share the joy of Paper Pumpkin! The Joy to the World Paper Pumpkin Kit is an exclusive holiday kit that provides a specially-designed box, enough supplies to create eight elegant cards, and an opportunity to connect with the Stampin’ Up! global community.

With October’s magical kit, not only will you get a head start on your holiday crafting—you’ll get to create Christmas cards, share project ideas, and spread holiday cheer with Stampin’ Up! customers and demonstrators around the world! After you receive your kit,  join the Joy of Paper Pumpkin Facebook group to make the most of this month’s kit.

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create eight cards—four each of two designs—and coordinating envelopes.
  • Kit includes die-cut pieces in English, French, and German. This will allow you to create cards you can use to connect with other customers and demonstrators around the world—in their language!
    • 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: Cherry Cobbler, Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Just Jade, Soft Sea Foam

The Joy to the World Paper Pumpkin Kit has been thoughtfully released in preparation for the season of spreading joy. October’s Paper Pumpkin kit was designed to bring people together—connecting them with one another and spreading joy with each other around the world! With die-cut sentiments in English, French, and German, subscribers can send holiday cheer to their friends across the globe—in their language.

To connect and spread joy with international customers and demonstrators through the Joy to the World Paper Pumpkin Kit, join our Facebook group: Joy of Paper Pumpkin! When connecting with your new friends, don’t forget to share your experience with the #joyofpaperpumpkin hashtag.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Now is an awesome time to join.

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

Here are the details:

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

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Blackberry Bliss Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card base), 3″ X 6 1/4″ (easel scored at 2 3/4″ & 5 1/2″)
  • Pretty Peacock Cardstock 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat), 2 7/8″ X 5 3/8″ (artwork mat), 3″ x 3 1/3″ (flourishes and scallop oval)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner), 2 3/4″ X 5 1/4″ (artwork), 1 1/2″ X 2 1/2″ (sentiment oval)
  • 2019-2021 In- Color 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 2 1/4′ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Warm and Toasty Cheer for Fun Fold Friday

Good Friday morning my stamping friends and welcome to my Fun Fold Friday.  How was everyone’s week?  Does anyone have anything fun planned for the weekend?  My craft area got a little bit of a makeover yesterday.  I ordered new shelves and they got delivered on Wednesday.  I couldn’t wait to put them together and reorganize my area.  I usually do a reorganization on New Year’s, but it got done a little early this year.  It’s so nice, neat and more spread out that I can find things a little easier.

For today’s card I made an easel card.  I’m not sure if I’ve done this before, but it was a lot of fun.  The easel part was really easy.  Have you ever gone through stamping images and coloring them in and you go to look for the dies and there aren’t any?  I really thought this stamp set came with dies, guess I was thinking of another one.   I had everything stamped, colored and ready and I had to pull out my Paper Snips to fussy cut everything.  Now, if I lived closer to my upline Jaimie, I would have run over to her and asked her to cut them out for me since she is an expert at it.  Here’s my card for today.

My colors are from Sunday Stamps Going Cool Challenge #237.  Here are their colors.

I started by adhering the Highland Heather easel part of the card to a Purple Posey card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I adhered 2 panels of the Snowflake Splendor Designer Series Paper to the base easel section and the outside easel section using Stampin’ Seal.

On a panel of Whisper White cardstock, I stamped the skating polar bear, singing bunnies and the small polar bear images from the Stampin’ Up! Warm & Toasty Cling Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  I stamped the sentiment from the Warm & Toasty stamp set in Pacific Point Ink on the same panel.  I cut the sentiment out using the Stitched So Sweetly Dies.  I colored the images in using my Balmy Blue, Highland Heather, Pacific Point & Purple Posy Stampin’ Write Markers.  I colored the sleigh in using my Balmy Blue Stampin’ Blends Marker.  I fussy cut all the images using my Paper Snips.  I cut the smallest snowflake from the So Many Snowflakes Dies out of a panel of Balmy Blue Glimmer Paper.  Using my Layering Ovals Dies I cut a panel of a Silver Foil Sheet.

I adhered the Silver Foil oval to the base of the easel using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I adhered the skating polar bear on the foil using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added a few of the Balmy Blue Glimmer snowflakes to the panel.

On the front panel of the easel I adhered the sentiment to the center using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I adhered the singing bunnies to the top of the panel and the small polar bear to the bottom of the panel using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added 2 Balmy Blue Glimmer snowflakes to either side of the sentiment.  I added a few of the Adhesive Backed Snowflakes to the card front and sentiment.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Warm & Toasty stamp set in the center of a Whisper White panel in Pacific Point Ink.  I stamped the snowflake image from the Warm & Toasty stamp set around the sentiment, stamping off twice, in Pacific Point Ink.  I stamped the small polar bear from the Warm & Toasty stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on the bottom of the panel.  I adhered a thin strip of the Balmy Blue Glimmer paper to the side of the panel using Stampin’ Seal and trimmed it using my Paper Snips.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Highland Heather mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Purple Posy card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the skating polar bear image from the Warm & Toasty stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on the front of the envelope and colored it in using my Balmy Blue & Pacific Point Stampin’ Write Markers.  I stamped the snowflake image from the Warm & Toasty stamp set in Pacific Point Ink, stamping off twice, around the bear.  I adhered a panel of Snowflake Splendor DSP to the envelope flap.

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS: 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:

  • Highland Heather Cardstock 4″ X 10″ (easel card front scored and folded at 5 1/4″ & 7 5/8″), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner mat)
  • Purple Posey Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″ )
  • Whisper White Cardstock 3″ X 6″ (artwork), 3 7/8″ X 5 1/8″ (inner liner)
  • Balmy Blue Glimmer Paper 1 1/4″ X 6″ (snowflakes), 1/4″ X 6″ (inner liner strip)
  • Silver Foil Sheet 3″ X 2″ (oval)
  • Snowflake Splendor Designer Series Paper 3 7/8″ X 5 1/8″ & 3 7/8″ X 2 1/8″ (easel panels), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap panel)

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Stampin’ Up! Beautiful Autumn for the 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 Eva, thank you for stopping by my blog. This week we had a Sketch Challenge. Be sure to take a moment to hop around to see everyone’s beautiful projects .
Here is the sketch we had to work from.

Here is my card for today using this sketch.

I started by adhering a panel of In Good Taste Designer Series Paper and a panel of Gilded Autumn Specialty Designer Series Paper to a Mint Macaron mat using Stampin’ Seal.  I wrapped a piece of the Mint Macaron 1/2″ Basket Weave Ribbon, from the Basket Weave & Metallic Ribbon Combo Pack, around the panel and tied a knot.

On a small panel of Very Vanilla cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Love of Leaves Photopolymer Stamp Set in Early Espresso Ink.  I cut the sentiment out using one of the ovals from the Layering Ovals Dies.  I cut a label from panel of Early Espresso cardstock using the Hippo & Friends Dies and adhered the oval to the center using Stampin’ Seal.  I adhered the sentiment to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a panel of Very Vanilla cardstock I stamped 6 leaves and 4 acorns from the Stampin’ Up! Beautiful Autumn Photopolymer Stamp Set .  I stamped the acorn outline images in Early Espresso Ink, the acorn top in Early Espresso Ink, stamped off once, and the acorn bottom in Crumb Cake Ink.  I stamped the leaf outline images in Cajun Craze Ink and the inside of the leaves in Cajun Craze Ink, stamped off once.  I punched all the leaves and acorns out using the Autumn Punch Pack.  I adhered the leaves and acorns to the sentiment using Glue Dots and Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I adhered the card front to an Early Espresso card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Love of Leaves stamp set in Early Espresso Ink in the center of a Very Vanilla panel.  I adhered the leaves and acorns that I stamped and punched from the Beautiful Autumn stamp set on either side of the sentiment using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I adhered the Very Vanilla panel to a Mint Macaron 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 Beautiful Autumn stamp set across the bottom of the envelope front in Cajun Craze Ink and the inside of the leaves in Cajun Craze Ink stamped off once.  I adhered a panel of the 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!!

Akiko Sudano: Not hopping this week
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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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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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Early Espresso Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″), 3″ X 2″ (sentiment mat)
  • Mint Macaron Cardstock 2 – 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front mat and inner liner mat)
  • Very Vanilla Cardstock 5″ X 3″ (sentiment, leaves and acorns), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Gilded Autumn Specialty Designer Series Paper 1 1/2″ X 5 1/4″ (card front panel), 2 1/2″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)
  • In Good Taste Designer Series Paper 2 1/4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front panel)

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Stampin’ Up! Turtle Love for The 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 had a Sketch Challenge. Be sure to take a moment to hop around to see everyone’s beautiful projects .
Here is the sketch we had to work from.

As soon as my daughter saw this stamp set she asked me to make a card for her using the Turtle.  She has a whole turtle collection.  Here’s my card using this sketch.

I started by adhering a panel of the Whale of a Time 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper to a Balmy Blue card base using Stampin’ Seal.  I adhered another panel of the Whale of a Time 6 X 6 DSP to a Balmy Blue mat using Stampin’ Seal and then adhered it to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a small panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the turtle image from the Stampin’ Up! Whale Done Photopolymer Stamp Set in Just Jade Ink.  I stamped the sentiment from the Whale Done stamp set in Blackberry Bliss Ink below the turtle image.  I cut the image out using the 2nd largest oval from the Stitched Shapes Dies.  I cut a scalloped mat out of Balmy Blue cardstock using the Layering Ovals Dies.  I adhered the artwork to the mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I added some of the Whale of a Time Sequins to the card front using my Fine Tip Glue Pen.

On the inside I adhered 2 strips of the Whale of a Time DSP to either side of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Many Mates Cling Stamp Set in Blackberry Bliss Ink in the center of the panel.  I stamped the seaweed image from the Whale Done stamp set in Shaded Spruce ink on the bottom of the panel, stamping off once.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Balmy Blue mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Balmy Blue card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the turtle image from the Whale Done stamp set on the envelope front in Just Jade Ink.  I adhered a panel of the Whale of a Time 6 X 6 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!!

Sue Prather: skipping this week
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: 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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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:

  • Balmy Blue Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″), 2 3/8″ X 5 1/2″ (card front DSP mat), 3 1/4″ X 2 1/2″ (artwork mat), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 3 1/4″ X 2 1/4″ (artwork), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Whale of a Time 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 2 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front panel), 2 – 3/4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner strips), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Woven Heirlooms Thinking of You

Good Monday morning my fellow stampers and Happy Memorial Day.  Please take a moment to remember all the men and women who risked their lives for us and all the those who still do.  Remember to thank them when you see them.  My dad was one who fought in WWII for us and I think of him everyday, not just today.  Is anyone able to do anything today?  My niece and her boys are coming over for a very small picnic and to celebrate my daughters birthday.  We usually have a big picnic, but under the circumstances we are not.  In the past years, there has been a huge bike race in our town on Memorial Day.  This year the parade and race have been cancelled.

For today’s card I made something a little different than I usually do.  I’m usually all about the colors, well not today.  Here’s my card for you today.

I started by embossing a Very Vanilla card front using the new Tasteful Textiles 3D Embossing Folder (available June 3rd).   I adhered it to a Very Vanilla card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I cut out an oval frame using the Heirlooms Frames and embossed it using the Heirlooms 3D Embossing Folder.  This set will be retiring June 2nd.  On a panel of Very Vanilla cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Woven Heirlooms Cling Stamp Set in Rococo Rose Ink.  I cut the sentiment out using the largest oval from the Layering Ovals Dies.

I adhered the sentiment to the back of the frame using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I adhered the frame to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added a few Rhinestone Basic Jewels to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Woven Heirlooms stamp set in Rococo Rose.  I stamped the flourish image from the Woven Heirlooms stamp set in Rococo Rose above and below the sentiment.  I adhered the Very Vanilla panel to the inside of the Very Vanilla card base using Snail.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Very Vanilla Envelope using some of the retiring Pressed Petals Specialty Designer Series Paper.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today.  I hope you liked my card and will give it a try.  Don’t forget, if you like this Heirlooms Frames & 3D Embossing Folder grab it while you still can.  I hope you all enjoy the rest of your Memorial Day. Stay safe everyone.  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:

  • Very Vanilla Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front) 2- 4″ X 5 1/4″ (frame and inner liner), 4 1/4″ X 3″ (sentiment)
  • Pressed Petals Specialty Designer Series Paper 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap), 1″ X 6″ (strip for envelope front)

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