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 Akiko, thank you for stopping by my blog. This week we have color challenge with some beautiful fall colors. Be sure to take a moment to hop around to see everyone’s beautiful projects .
Here are our colors for this week.

Here is my card using these colors.

My design is from Fusion Card Challenge.  I chose to use just the sketch.  Here is their challenge.

I also played along with Daisy Chain Challenge #44.  Their Theme is ‘For Boys/Men’.

I joined in with Global Design Project #255.  They have a Theme Challenge this week. Here’s their theme.

I started by embossing an Early Espresso panel using the Old World Paper 3D Embossing Folder. 

I cut a panel of the Gilded Autumn Specialty Designer Series Paper using my Stitched Nested Labels Dies.  I adhered the die to the side of the embossed panel, hanging over the edge a bit, using Multipurpose Liquid Glue, leaving a spot to insert the sentiment under the die.  I trimmed the edge of the DSP using my Paper Trimmer.  I adhered the card front to a Crumb Cake card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Beautiful Autumn Photopolymer Stamp Set in Early Espresso Ink on a strip of Very Vanilla cardstock.  I adhered the sentiment just under the die cut using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  On a small panel of Very Vanilla cardstock I stamped the leaf images from the Beautiful Autumn stamp set 2 times each.  I stamped the outline of the maple leaves in Cajun Craze Ink and the outline of the oak leaves in Mint Macaron Ink.  I then stamped the fill image from the maple leaf in Cajun Craze Ink, stamping off once over the outline images.  I stamped the fill image from the oak leaf in Mint Macaron Ink, stamping off once over the outline images.  I stamped the outline image of the acorn from the Beautiful Autumn stamp set in Early Espresso Ink on the Very Vanilla panel.  I stamped the top of the acorn fill image in Early Espresso Ink, stamping off once over the outline image.  I stamped the bottom section of the acorn in Crumb Cake Ink, stamping off once over the outline image.  I cut the leaves and the acorn out using my Autumn Punch Pack.  I adhered the maple leaves to the right side of the sentiment using Multipurpose Liquid Glue for the bottom one and a Stampin’ Dimensional for the top leaf.  I adhered the oak leaves and the acorn to the left side of the sentiment using Multipurpose Liquid Glue for the bottom leaf, a Stampin’ Dimensional for the acorn and a Glue Dot for the top leaf.  I made a double loop bow using Linen Thread and adhered it to the top of the acorn using a Glue Dot.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Beautiful Autumn stamp set in Early Espresso Ink in the center of a Very Vanilla panel.  I stamped the outline of the maple leaf from the Beautiful Autumn stamp set in Cajun Craze Ink next to the sentiment.  I stamped the fill image of the maple leaf in Cajun Craze Ink, stamping off once, over the outline image.  I stamped the outline of the oak leaf from the Beautiful Autumn stamp set in Mint Macaron Ink.  I stamped the fill image of the oak leaf in Mint Macaron Ink, stamping off once, over the outlined image.  I stamped the acorn image from the Beautiful Autumn stamp set in Early Espresso Ink below the oak leaf.  I stamped the top of the acorn fill image in Early Espresso Ink, stamping off once, over the outline image.  I stamped the bottom fill image of the acorn in Crumb Cake Ink, stamping off once, over the outlined image.  I adhered the Very Vanilla panel to an Early Espresso mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Crumb Cake card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card, I decorated a Medium Very Vanilla Envelope.  I stamped the leaf and acorn images from the Beautiful Autumn stamp set along the bottom front of the envelope the same as I did for the card.  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 their blogs! Happy Hopping!!

Eva Dobilas: 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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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.
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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:

  • Crumb Cake Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Early Espresso Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Very Vanilla Cardstock 3/4″ X 4″ (sentiment), 1 3/4″ X 3 1/2″ (leaves and acorn), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Gilded Autumn Specialty Designer Series Paper 4 1/2″ X 3″ (die cut panel), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Beautiful World

Good Monday morning my stamping friends.  How was everyone’s weekend?  Are you all ready to tackle another week?  Tomorrow is a very exciting day for me.  It’s the day we demonstrators get to register for our OnStage event and I’m suppose to be heading to the beach for the day.  One of the greatest perks of being a demonstrator is that we get to attend these conventions, see new items coming, get the catalog early,  have a wonderful prize patrol and best of all get to spend time with our fellow demonstrators. This year will be a little different since they are doing everything virtually.  It will still be fun I’m sure.  I wish I had a larger house, I’d have my local team members over and we could all attend virtually together.  I’m going to miss getting together with my team, it’s such an awesome group of people.

For today I’ve made you a masculine card using the set from the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog.  Here’s my card for today.

My design is from Freshly Made Sketches Challenge #447.  Here is their sketch.

I started by embossing a Mossy Meadow card front using the Old World Paper 3D Embossing Folder.

I adhered a panel of the World of Good Specialty Designer Series Paper to a Very Vanilla mat using Stampin’ Seal.  I adhered the matted panel to the embossed card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a small panel of Very Vanilla cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Beautiful World Cling Stamp Set in Mossy Meadow Ink. I cut the sentiment out using one of the squares from the Stitched Shapes Dies.  I adhered it to a Brass Foil Sheet mat using Stampin’ Seal.  I adhered a piece of the Early Espresso 1/4″ Faux Suede Trim to the card front using a couple Glue Dots.  I adhered the matted sentiment over the trim using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I adhered the card front to a Mossy Meadow card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Beautiful World stamp set in Mossy Meadow Ink in the center of a Very Vanilla panel.  I stamped the quill image from the Beautiful World stamp set in Mossy Meadow Ink above the sentiment.  I stamped the ink pot image from the Beautiful World stamp set on the bottom of the panel in Mossy Meadow Ink.  I adhered the Very Vanilla panel to a Mossy Meadow mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Mossy Meadow card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Very Vanilla Envelope.  I stamped the quill and ink pot images from the Beautiful World stamp set in Mossy Meadow Ink on the front of the envelope.  I adhered a panel of the World of Good 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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WORLD’S GREATEST BY PAPER PUMPKIN

SUBSCRIBE JULY11 – AUGUST 10

LAST DAY TO SUBSCRIBE!!

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:

  • Mossy Meadow Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″), 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Very Vanilla Cardstock 2 1/8″ X 5 1/2″ (dsp mat), 2″ X 2″ (sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4″(inner liner)
  • Brass Foil Sheet 1 3/4″ X 1 3/4″ (sentiment mat)
  • World of Good Specialty Designer Series Paper 2″ X 5 1/2″ (card front panel), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Beautiful Journey

Good Wednesday morning my stamping friends.  How is everyone’s week going?  Hope you are all having a productive one.  We’re already half way through the week and the weekend is right around the corner.

I have a masculine card for you today.  I’m really loving this set more than I thought I would.  Here’s my card for today.

My colors were inspired by TGIF Color Challenge #267.  Here are their colors.

My design is from Fab Friday Challenge #191.  Here is their sketch.

I started by embossing a Crumb Cake card front using the Old World Paper 3D Embossing Folder.  I adhered the panel to a Night of Navy card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I adhered 2 different panels of the World of Good Specialty Designer Series Paper to Night of Navy mats using Stampin’ Seal.  I adhered the bottom matted DSP to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I adhered the top one using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a strip of Crum Cake cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Beautiful World Cling Stamp Set in Night of Navy Ink.  I stamped the quill image from the Beautiful World stamp set in Night of Navy Ink next to the sentiment.  I adhered the sentiment to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added a few Bumble Bee 2020 – 2022 In-Color Enamel Dots to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Beautiful World stamp set in Night of Navy Ink on a Very Vanilla panel.  I stamped the quill image from the Beautiful World stamp set above the sentiment and the ink pot image from the Beautiful World stamp set on the bottom of the panel.  I adhered the Very Vanilla panel to a Crumb Cake mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Night of Navy card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Very Vanilla Envelope.  I stamped the ink pot and quill images from the Beautiful World stamp set in Night of Navy Ink on the bottom of the envelope.  I adhered a panel of the World of Good 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: 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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JUNE 2020 PAPER PUMPKIN BOX OF SUNSHINE

LAST DAY TO SUBSCRIBE

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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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Crumb Cake Cardstock 2 – 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front and inner liner mat), 1″ X 4 1/8″ (sentiment)
  • Night of Navy Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″), 2 – 3 5/8″ X 4 5/8″ (DSP mats)
  • Very Vanilla Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • World of Good Designer Series Paper 2 – 3 1/2″ X 4 1/2″ (card front panels), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Beautiful World

Good Saturday morning my stamping friends.  How is everyone doing today?  Does anyone have plans for the weekend?  I’ll be at work all day today.

I have a masculine card for you today using a new bundle coming in the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog starting this Wednesday June 3rd, YAY!!!  Here’s my card for today.

My design is from Global Design Project Challenge #242.  Here is their sketch.

I started by embossing a Cinnamon Cider card front using the new Old World Paper 3D Embossing Folder.  I adhered 2 strips of the new World of Good Specialty Designer Series Paper to the top and bottom of a Cinnamon Cider card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I adhered the embossed panel to the center of the card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I added the Antique Corners & Slides Embellishments to the 4 corners of the panel using Glue Dots.

I cut a panel of Misty Moonlight cardstock using the World Map Dies.  I also cut a panel of the new Brass Foil Sheet using the detailed globe from the World Map Dies.  I adhered the detailed globe to the Misty Moonlight die cut panel using Multipurpose Liquid Glue then I adhered it to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Gather Together Photopolymer Stamp Set in Early Espresso Ink on a thin strip of Whisper White cardstock.  I adhered the sentiment to the card front, across the globe, using Stampin’ Dimensionals on the ends only.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Beautiful World Cling Stamp Set in Early Espresso Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the ink pot image from the Beautiful World stamp set in Early Espresso Ink on the bottom of the panel, stamping off once.  I stamped the quill image from the Beautiful World stamp set in Early Espresso Ink, stamping off once, to the right of the sentiment.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Cinnamon Cider mat using Snail and then to the inside of the Cinnamon Cider card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the globe image from the Beautiful World stamp set in Early Espresso Ink on the bottom front of the envelope.  I stamped the compass image from the Beautiful World stamp set in Early Espresso Ink, stamping off 2 times, next to the globe.  I adhered a panel of the World of Good Specialty DSP to the envelope flap.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today.  I hope you liked my card.  Products for my card will be available for purchase on Wednesday June 3rd.  Hope you are getting your shopping lists ready.  Enjoy your day.  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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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.  Only 3 days left!!

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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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

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:

  • Cinnamon Cider Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″), 3 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner mat)
  • Misty Moonlight Cardstock 2 1/4″ X 2 1/4″ (globe)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 1/4″ X 2 1/2″ (sentiment), 3 7/8″ X 5 1/8″ (inner liner)
  • Brass Foil Sheet 2 1/4′ X 2 1/4″ (detailed globe)
  • World of Good Specialty Designer Series Paper 2 – 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (strips for card front), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Thank You By The Dock for Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

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

Here’s what I came up with for these colors.

I started by adhering a panel of the Country Club Designer Series Paper to a Whisper White mat using Snail.  I adhered the matted card front to a Night of Navy card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! By The Dock Cling Stamp Set in Night of Navy Ink.  I cut the sentiment out using the Stitched So Sweetly Dies, I then embossed the sentiment using the new Old World Paper 3D Embossing Folder (available June 3rd).  I cut a panel of Night of Navy cardstock using the larger die from the Stitched So Sweetly Dies.  I adhered the sentiment to the larger die cut using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I stamped the fern image from the Stampin’ Up! Positive Thoughts Cling Stamp Set in Garden Green Ink 3 times on a panel of Vellum cardstock and twice on a panel of Garden Green cardstock.  I cut the images out using my Nature’s Thoughts Dies.

I adhered a piece of the Whisper White 5/8″ Flax Ribbon with a small amount of Snail to the card front.  I arranged the fern the way I liked it on the card front.  I added a little Snail to the back of the matted sentiment  and pressed it down on the fern.  I lifted it all up and added some Stampin’ Dimensionals to the back of the sentiment and fern and adhered it to the card front.  I added a few Night of Navy Happiness Blooms Enamel Dots to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the By The Dock stamp set in Night of Navy Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the fern image from the Positive Thoughts stamp set below the sentiment.  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 fern image from the Positive Thoughts stamp set on the envelope front multiple times without reinking the stamp.  I adhered a panel of the Country Club 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: 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 3″ X 4 1/2″ (fern), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″(inner liner mat)
  • Night of Navy Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″), 4 1/4″ X 2 1/2″ (sentiment mat)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front mat), 2 3/4″ X 2 1/4″ (sentiment), 4′ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Country Club Designer Series Paper 4′ X 5 1/4″ (card front)
  • Vellum 3″ X 7″ (fern)

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Stampin’ Up! Come Sail Away Memories and More Card Pack

Good Wednesday morning my stamping friends.  How is everyone doing today?  I had the day off yesterday and I was going through some items that will be retiring and I came across some things that I hardly used. One of the items was the Stampin’ Up! Come Sail Away Memories and More Card Pack.  There are so many different things in this card pack, I couldn’t believe I didn’t used it more.  So I sat and made a whole set of masculine cards for you today using all different elements from this set that are retiring.  The only thing not retiring is the Stampin’ Up! Sailing Home Cling Stamp Set, YAY!!  I don’t have measurements since this is a card pack.  All my cards are either 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ scored and folded at 4 1/4″ or 4 1/4″ X 11″ scored and folded at 5 1/2″.   My cards can be used as Birthday, Father’s Day, Encouragement or Anniversary cards.  Here are my cards for you.

This set makes great cards and can be used for scrapbook pages too.  I cut a 4 X6 panels down to fit my card base, added a sticker that came in the card pack and I was done.

There are 4″ X 6″ panels and 3″ X 4″ panels that I mixed and matched.  I added a little twine and the card was done. That easy.

Some I left the 3″ X 4″ panels and just added an embossed layer using the new Old World Paper 3D Embossing Folder (available June 3).

Some I cut down using some of my Stitched Rectangle Dies.  This one uses some of the Come Sail Away DSP also, along with stickers that come with the pack.

This card I added some of the Come Sail Away DSP which coordinates perfectly with the panels, added a sticker and done.

This one I used the Stitched Nested Labels Dies and the Subtle 3D Embossing Folder, I added some of the Night of Navy/Sahara Sand Bakers Twine and  the Sail Away Trinkets.

I embossed a panel using the Old World Paper 3D Embossing Folder to add some extra texture to this antique looking panel along with some of the Come Sail Away DSP.  I added some Linen Thread and a Sail Away Trinket and I was done.

This card I used the Stitched So Sweetly Dies along with the Come Sail Away DSP and some stickers that came with the pack.  I added a few Metallic Pearls and my card was done. The possibilities are endless with this card pack.

The Come Sail Away Memories & More Card Pack, Come Sail Away Designer Series Paper, Night of Navy/Sahara Sand Bakers Twine and Sail Away Trinkets will all be retiring from the catalog.  Once they are gone that’s it.  If this is something that you love, grab them now.  The best part is they are ALL on CLEARANCE at a discounted price.  Don’t wait!!

Thank you for stopping by my blog today.  I hope you liked all the cards I made using this card pack.  This is really an awesome set and there’s much more than I showed.  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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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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