Stampin’ Up! Hello Ladybug

Good Saturday morning my stamping friends and welcome to the weekend. What is everyone doing this weekend? Other than working I don’t do much this time of year on the weekends. I like to hibernate because it’s so cold.

I played with a new bundle today, but this time with a punch not dies. This was one of the 1st sets that caught my eye and I just had to have it. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Hello Ladybug Bundle along with the Pattern Party Host Designer Series Paper for my card today.

I started by adhering a panel of the Pattern Party DSP to a Basic White Thick card base.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the leaf image from the Stampin’ Up! Hello Ladybug Stamp Set in Granny Apple Green Ink. I stamped the trio of flowers image from the Hello Ladybug stamp set in Gorgeous Grape Ink by the leaf and the little dot image in Daffodil Delight Ink by the flowers. Using my 2nd largest Stitched With Whimsy Dies, I added the stitching around the panel. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Poppy Parade mat and then to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. On a panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the ladybug body from the Hello Ladybug stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I stamped the wings image from the Hello Ladybug stamp set in Poppy Parade Ink on the Basic Whtie panel then stamped the spots on the wings in Tuxedo Black Ink. I punched the images out using my Ladybug Builder Punch. I adhered the wings to the body using Stampin’ Dimensionals and then to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a strip of Basic White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Hello Ladybug stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I adhered the sentiment to a Poppy Parade mat and then to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I tied a small bow using the 1/4″ Black & White Gingham Ribbon and adhered it to the sentiment using a Glue Dot.

On the inside I stamped the sentiments from the Hello Ladybug stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the flower trio image from the Hello Ladybug stamp set in Gorgeous Grape Ink above the sentiment and the dots in Daffodil Delight Ink. I stamped the ladybug image from the Hello Ladybug stamp set on the bottom of the panel stamping the Tuxedo Black part first and the Poppy Parade over the top. I adhered the Basic Whtie panel to a Poppy Parade mat and then to the inside of the Basic Whtie Thick card base.

To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the ladybug image from the Hello Ladybug stamp set on the envelope front. First, I stamped the Tuxedo Black part of the stamp then the Poppy Parade over the top. I stamped the sentiment from the Hello Ladybug stamp set by the ladybug. I adhered a panel of the Pattern Party 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:   6P9HT6GS

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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Safari Celebration

Subscribe January 11 – February 10

Did you see that? It’s a mischievous monkey swinging from tree to tree! What about that elephant marching through the mud? Can you catch an antelope galloping in the grass? Grab your binoculars, buckle up, and hop into our off-road truck—there’s so much to see on this safari!

Answer the call of the wild—and your creativity—with the Safari Celebration Paper Pumpkin Kit. This playful, party-themed kit includes all the goodies and gear you need to create nine cards and coordinating envelopes in safari-inspired shapes and patterns you’ll go wild for! Make every occasion a celebration with this month’s amusing animals, beautiful botanicals, and celebratory sentiments.

Don’t monkey around and miss this amazing adventure! Unleash your creativity with February’s wildly fun kit. To explore what’s inside, keep reading!

Details:

  • This month’s kit contains enough elements to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes. This all-inclusive kit includes printed card bases, die-cut paper pieces, embellishments, adhesive, and more!
  • The Safari Celebration Paper Pumpkin Kit includes a Rich Razzleberry Classic Stampin’ Spot!
  • This kit’s stamp set is an uplifting one! Make every occasion a celebration with sentiments that say “yay!”, “fantastic!”, and other fun phrases.
  • Explore each of our current In Color collections with this colorful kit! Discover designs and paper pieces in Bumblebee (a 2020–2022 In Color), Fresh Freesia (a 2021–2023 In Color), and Soft Succulent (a 2021–2023 In Color).
  • 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, Fresh Freesia, Pear Pizzazz, Rich Razzleberry, Soft Succulent, Soft Suede

Subscribe to the February 2022 Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 January and 10 February at paperpumpkin.com!

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

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Sale-a-bration January 4 – February 28!!!

Sale-a-bration is going on right now. Click Here for a PDF version of the Sale-a-bration brochure. This is my most favorite time of Stampin’ Up! because you get to earn FREE products. There are 7 wonderful stamp sets and 4 gorgeous packs of Designer Series Paper. You can earn all of these FREE with qualifying orders. Who doesn’t like FREE??????

When you are placing your order, don’t forget to use my Current Host Code 6P9HT6GS for all orders under $150.

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Host A Party During Sale-a-bration

If you host a party during Sale-a-bration, both you and your guests can earn FREE Sal-a-bration products! Plus, place any party or personal order of $300 or more and receive the exclusive Stampin’ Up! Calming Camellia Stamp Set for FREE! Interested? I can set up a Host Code for you and your friends/family to order with. Drop me a line at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com. I’d be happy to talk to you about it.

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Join The Stampin’ Up! Community During Sale-a-bration and get 2 FREE Stamp Sets

Starting January 4 through February 28 you can get 2 FREE STAMP SETS when you join Stampin’ Up! For just $99 you get to choose $125 of product of your choice from any of the current catalogs and you can also choose any 2 Stamp Sets of your choice (cannot be host or Sale-a-bration sets) absolutely FREE!!! You can end up with $175 in product for just $99. There is no obligation to sell, you can join as a Hobby Demonstrator. Interested??? Ask me how. I’d love to have you on my team, drop me a note at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com I’d be more than happy to talk to you about it.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 3 3/8″ x 4 5/8″ (artwork), 3/8″ X 2″ (sentiment), 2″x 4″ (ladybug), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Basic White Thick Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Poppy Parade Cardstock 3 1/2″ x 4 3/4″ (artwork mat), 7/16″ x 2 1/16″ (sentiment mat), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Pattern Party Host Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope)

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Stampin’ Up! Ranunculus Romance Hello for The Card Concepts

Good Wednesday morning my stamping friends. We’re halfway through the week already and on our way to the weekend. I hope you are starting to make some plans.

It’s time for another inspiration challenge for The Card Concepts. The inspiration photo is Fresh New Year.  Here is my card that was inspired from the challenge photo.

I used the new Stampin’ Up! Ranunculus Romance Bundle along with the Pattern Party Host Designer Series Paper for my Clean & Layered card today. I was inspired by the beautiful roses in the photo along with the colors.

I hope you will take a moment to visit The Card Concepts and join us for our challenge #166.  How are you inspired by this photo?

I started by adhering a panel of the Pattern Party DSP to a Basic White Thick card base.

From a panel of Flirty Flamingo and Petal Pink cardstock, I cut a detailed and solid flower using my Ranunculus Dies. I adhered them together using a tiny amount of Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the flower to the card front.

From a panel of Basic White cardstock I cut the largest circle from my Layering Circles Dies. I stamped the rose image and sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Ranunculus Romance Cling Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I cut the images using my Ranunculus Dies. I colored the rose image in using my Flirty Flamingo and Granny Apple Green Stampin’ Blends Markers. I embossed the large circle using my Timeworn Type 3D Embossing Folder. I cut the largest scalloped circle using my Layering Circles Dies from a panel of the Brushed Metallic cardstock. I adhered the embossed circle to the gold circle using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered a piece of the Petal Pink 5/8″ Organdy Striped Ribbon to the circle then the flower over it using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the layered circle to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the sentiment to the bottom of the circle using a Glue Dot and Stampin’ Dimensional. I added a few Iridescent Rhinestones Basic Jewels to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Special Moments Cling Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Ink. This set is a Sale-a-bration item and can be earned FREE with a qualifying order. I stamped the rose image from the Ranunculus Romance stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the side of the panel and colored it in using my Flirty Flamingo, Granny Apple Green and Petal Pink Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered the Basic Whtie panel to a Petal Pink mat and then to the inside of the Basic White Thick card base.

To complete my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the rose image from the Ranunculus Romance stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the envelope front. I colored the image in using my Flirty Flamingo, Granny Apple Green and Petal Pink Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered a panel of the Pattern Party 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:   6P9HT6GS

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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Kisses & Hugs

Subscribe December 11 – January 10

We all know that roses are red and violets are blue—it’s time that love-themed cards got an upgrade! The Kisses & Hugs Paper Pumpkin Kit will help you express that forever kind of love with heart-shaped cards that would make Cupid jealous. 

The Kisses & Hugs kit is not bound to just Valentine’s Day, it works for all love occasions year-round like anniversaries, weddings, birthdays, or those “just because” days. Check out the teaser video below to get a taste of what’s included.

Details:

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create 10 cards—5 each of 2 designs—and 10 coordinating envelopes
  • Kit features an exclusive Two-Step photopolymer stamp set
  • Kit includes a Gray Granite Classic Stampin’ Spot
  • Card size: 4-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ (11.4 x 10.8 cm) heart-shaped cards; folded
  • Coordinating colors: Blushing Bride, Flirty Flamingo, Gray Granite, Very Vanilla

ADD-ON

Name: Kisses & Hugs Mini Treat Boxes 

Item number: 160147 | $10.00 USD | $13.75 CAD

Details:

  • Contains 20 mini treat boxes and 20 heart tags
  • Gold cord: 10-1/2″ yards (9.6 m)
  • Finished size: 1-3/4″ x 1-3/4″ x 1-3/4″ (4.4 x 4.4 x 4.4 cm)
  • Printed with gold foil

These coordinated treat boxes are not included in this month’s kit and are only available for purchase separately as an add-on online starting 25 January. You must be a Paper Pumpkin subscriber to purchase and they are only available while supplies last.

Subscribe to the January 2022 Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 December and 10 January at paperpumpkin.com!

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

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Sale-a-bration January 4 – February 28!!!

Sale-a-bration is going on right now. Click Here for a PDF version of the Sale-a-bration brochure. This is my most favorite time of Stampin’ Up! because you get to earn FREE products. There are 7 wonderful stamp sets and 4 gorgeous packs of Designer Series Paper. You can earn all of these FREE with qualifying orders. Who doesn’t like FREE??????

When you are placing your order, don’t forget to use my Current Host Code 6P9HT6GS for all orders under $150.

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Host A Party During Sale-a-bration

If you host a party during Sale-a-bration, both you and your guests can earn FREE Sal-a-bration products! Plus, place any party or personal order of $300 or more and receive the exclusive Stampin’ Up! Calming Camellia Stamp Set for FREE! Interested? I can set up a Host Code for you and your friends/family to order with. Drop me a line at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com. I’d be happy to talk to you about it.

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Join The Stampin’ Up! Community During Sale-a-bration and get 2 FREE Stamp Sets

Starting January 4 through February 28 you can get 2 FREE STAMP SETS when you join Stampin’ Up! For just $99 you get to choose $125 of product of your choice from any of the current catalogs and you can also choose any 2 Stamp Sets of your choice (cannot be host or Sale-a-bration sets) absolutely FREE!!! You can end up with $175 in product for just $99. There is no obligation to sell, you can join as a Hobby Demonstrator. Interested??? Ask me how. I’d love to have you on my team, drop me a note at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com I’d be more than happy to talk to you about it.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 3 1/2″ x 5″ (artwork), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Basic Whtie Thick Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Flirty Flamingo Cardstock 3″ X 3″ (detailed flower)
  • Petal Pink Cardstock 3″ X 3″ (solid flower), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Brushed Metallic Paper 3 1/2″ X 3 1/2″ (scalloped circle)
  • Pattern Party Host Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope)

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Stampin’ Up! Happiest of Birthdays CAS

Good Sunday morning my stamping friends. How is everyone’s weekend going? Well, I finished my baking yesterday. There was another little hiccup in my day, but I got it done. I ended up having to go into work for a few hours, one of my cashiers was sick and I couldn’t get ahold of anyone else to go in 😦 So instead of finishing up all my baking by 4pm, I didn’t finish up until around 9pm. It’s all done, now just a few finishing touches and decorating, putting together all the trays I give out and I’m done for this year.

I have a super simple clean and simple card for you today using some product from the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Happiest of Birthdays Cling Stamp Set along with the Pattern Party Host Designer Series Paper for my card today.

I started by adhering a panel of the Pattern Party DSP to a Basic Black mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to a Poppy Parade card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Happiest of Birthdays stamp set in Tuxedo Black ink. I adhered the panel to a Basic Black mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I added a few of the Basic Black Classic Matte Dots to the sentiment.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Happiest of Birthdays stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on a Basic White panel. I adhered a strip of the Pattern Party DSP to the bottom of the panel. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Basic Black mat and then to the inside of the Poppy Parade card base.

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

Thank you for 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:   JSPXUJD6

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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

CLICK HERE to head over to my online store to shop those great deals now!!  Have fun shopping!

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The July–December 2021 Mini Catalog will be retiring soon! t’s always bittersweet to see a classic Stampin’ Up! catalog take a trip to retirement. But, we’re looking forward to all the new products on their way—and we hope you are, too!  Beginning December 1, Stock up on your favorite products before they’re gone for good! Save up to 50% on essential craft supplies. The selection of Last Chance Products is only available while supplies last.

Click Here to open the full retiring list from the July-December 2021 Mini Catalog (includes the sale prices that start on December 1)

Click Here to see the full carryover list (items that will continue to be available and items that will be available again in the July-December 2022 Mini Catalog)

Last Chance Sale Details:

  • See the full Retiring List (products that will no longer be available once the catalog retires) with the sale prices Here. The sale prices start on December 1!
  • See the Carryover List (products that will still be available once the catalog retires) Here.
  • All retiring products are available while supplies last, and there are no purchase limits.
  • Discounted items can be added to a Starter Kit and redeemed as a 50% off item or with Stampin’ Rewards.
  • Last Chance Sales Period:  Starts December 1, 2021 at 12:01 AM MT and ends January 3, 2022 at 11:50 PM MT

Let me know if you have any questions and don’t forget to pick up any of those items on the retiring list that you’re wanting soon so that you don’t miss out!

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Kisses & Hugs

Subscribe December 11 – January 10

We all know that roses are red and violets are blue—it’s time that love-themed cards got an upgrade! The Kisses & Hugs Paper Pumpkin Kit will help you express that forever kind of love with heart-shaped cards that would make Cupid jealous. 

The Kisses & Hugs kit is not bound to just Valentine’s Day, it works for all love occasions year-round like anniversaries, weddings, birthdays, or those “just because” days. Check out the teaser video below to get a taste of what’s included.

Details:

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create 10 cards—5 each of 2 designs—and 10 coordinating envelopes
  • Kit features an exclusive Two-Step photopolymer stamp set
  • Kit includes a Gray Granite Classic Stampin’ Spot
  • Card size: 4-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ (11.4 x 10.8 cm) heart-shaped cards; folded
  • Coordinating colors: Blushing Bride, Flirty Flamingo, Gray Granite, Very Vanilla

ADD-ON

Name: Kisses & Hugs Mini Treat Boxes 

Item number: 160147 | $10.00 USD | $13.75 CAD

Details:

  • Contains 20 mini treat boxes and 20 heart tags
  • Gold cord: 10-1/2″ yards (9.6 m)
  • Finished size: 1-3/4″ x 1-3/4″ x 1-3/4″ (4.4 x 4.4 x 4.4 cm)
  • Printed with gold foil

These coordinated treat boxes are not included in this month’s kit and are only available for purchase separately as an add-on online starting 25 January. You must be a Paper Pumpkin subscriber to purchase and they are only available while supplies last.

Subscribe to the January 2022 Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 December and 10 January at paperpumpkin.com!

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic Black Cardstock 2 – 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front and inner liner mats), 3 1/2″ X 2 3/4″ (sentiment mat)
  • Basic White Cardstock 3 3/8″ X 2 5/8″ (sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Poppy Parade Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Pattern Party Host Designer Series Paper 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front), 3/4″ X 4″ (inner liner), 1/2″ X 6″ & 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope)

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Stampin’ Up! Christmas Season Birthday Card

Good Sunday morning my stamping friends. Happy Halloween!!!! Are you ready for your trick or treaters? We don’t usually get many, last year we got 5. Maybe we’ll be surprised this year and get a few more. My husband loves Halloween and decorates the outside music and all.

Today’s card is one that we made back in August during one of our Mystery Stamping meetings. My upline Jaimie designed the card and we had to pick the colors and stamp set we wanted to use. I liked this design so much I had to make it again using a different stamp set, DSP and colors. I think I may even have the ladies make this card at my next class. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Christmas Season Photopolymer Stamp Set along with the Stampin’ Up! Peaceful Moments Cling Stamp Set for my card today.

My colors are from Hand Stamped Sentiments Challenge #375.

I started by randomly stamping the images from the Christmas Season stamp set in Misty Moonlight, Rich Razzleberry and Smoky Slate Inks, stamping off once, on a panel of Basic White cardstock. I embossed the panel using my Painted Textures 3D Embossing Folder.

I cut the artwork into 1″ strips using my Paper Trimmer and adhered them to the Basic White mat, leaving a tiny space between the strips, using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the layered panel to a Rich Razzleberry mat using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered a panel of Pattern Party Host Designer Series Paper to a Basic White mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to a Misty Moonlight card base. I adhered the layered artwork to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a panel of Rich Razzleberry cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the  Peaceful Moments stamp set in Versamark Ink. I immediately sprinkled it with White Embossing Powder and set it using my Heat Tool. I cut the sentiment out using my Stitched So Sweetly Dies. I colored a length of  3/8″ Glittered Organdy Ribbon using my Smoky Slate Stampin’ Blends Marker and adhered it to the top of the artwork using a tiny amount of Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the sentiment over the ribbon using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Rhinestone Basic Jewels to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Peaceful Moments stamp set in Misty Moonlight Ink on a panel of Basic White cardstock. I stamped the images from the Christmas Season stamp set in Misty Moonlight, Rich Razzleberry and Smoky Slate Inks, stamping off once, on the panel. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Rich Razzleberry mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Misty Moonlight card base.

To finish my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope . I stamped the images from the Christmas Season stamp set on the envelope front in Misty Moonlight, Rich Razzleberry and Smoky Slate Inks, stamping off once. I adhered a panel of the Pattern Party Host 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:   BM9R7DQX

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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Gifts Galore

Subscribe October 11 – November 10

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We all love to see piles of presents on Christmas morning. Make that your reality with the Gifts Galore Paper Pumpkin Kit! With classic Christmas sentiments, bright and festive colors, a sweet snowman, a tree with all the trimmings, or a playful pile of presents, you’ll have everything you need to make eye-catching treat packages that are sure to spread Christmas cheer. Each Gifts Galore box contains enough supplies to create nine treat packages—three each of three designs—and nine food-safe bags that are adorably styled for easy Christmas gifting. There’s plenty of joy to share with Gifts Galore!

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create nine treat packages—three each of three designs—and nine food-safe bags. 
  • This all-inclusive kit includes printed die cuts, die-cut boxes, cellophane treat bags, adhesive, and more!
  • Includes an exclusive stamp set and a Classic Stampin’ Spot
  • Coordinating colors: Evening Evergreen, Flirty Flamingo, Old Olive, Pool Party, Poppy Parade

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 3″ X 4″ (artwork), 3 1/8″ x 4 1/4″ (artwork mat), 2 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (dsp mat), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Misty Moonlight Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Rich Razzleberry Cardstock 3 1/4″ x 4 3/8″ (artwork mat), 2 3/4″ X 2 1/4″ (sentiment), 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Pattern Party Host Designer Series Paper 2 3/8″ x 5 1/2″ (card front), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope)

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Stampin’ Up! Counting Sheep Sliding Gate Fold for Fun Fold Friday

Good Friday the 13th morning my stamping friends and welcome to my Fun Fold Friday. Is anyone superstitious out there? I’m not. My daughter and I along with my nephew, niece and her 2 boys, spent all day yesterday on the beach. I took the day off from my daily life and went and sat, walked swam and jumped waves for 8 hours yesterday. It was AMAZING. We had such a beautiful HOT day, but on the beach you don’t even feel the heat, especially when your in the water as much as we were. The sunburn today is telling me a little different. How was everyone’s week? Does anyone have any plans for the weekend yet? I’ll be working all day Saturday and attending my virtual team meeting on Sunday. We have a lot of fun even at our virtual meetings.

Today’s card I made on my Facebook Live video on Wednesday. If you were able to join me or watched the replay, thank you. If you were able to watch me, you were able to see what not to do when making this card. Luckily I was able to fix it without having to redo too much. If you’d like to watch my video and stamp along, the measurements are below along with the links to my Facebook page and my YouTube channel. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Counting Sheep Cling Stamp Set along with the Sheep Dies for my card today. I also used the Stampin’ Up! In Your Words Cling Stamp Set for the sentiments. All 3 of these items are from the August-September Sale-a-bration Catalog and are free with qualifying orders.

I started by adhering 2 panels of Pattern Party Host Designer Series Paper to Basic White mats using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I adhered the 2 layered panels to the front of a Bermuda Bay card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

For the sliding mechanism I started by cutting a Bermuda Bay panel with the Stitched So Sweetly Dies. I adhered a small panel of the Basic White cardstock to the back of the scalloped rectangle using Stampin’ Seal. I scored 2 of the Basic White panels and folded them in half. I adhered the 2 folded panels folded edge in on the back of the scalloped rectangle. I adhered another one of the small Basic White panels on top of the folded panels using Stampn’ Seal. On the last small Basic White panel I stamped the grass image from the Counting Sheep stamp set in Granny Apple Green Ink on the bottom of the panel. I stamped the sentiment from the In Your Words stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the top of the panel. I cut a panel of In Good Taste Designer Series Paper using the fence die from the Sheep Dies and adhered it to the Basic White panel using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the sheep image from the Counting Sheep stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I colored the image in using my Petal Pink and Smoky Slate Stampin’ Blends Markers. I removed some of the ink using my Color Lifter to lighten the color. I cut the sheep out using my Sheep Dies and embossed the sheep using my Tasteful Textile 3D Embossing Folder. I stamped the party hat image from the Counting Sheep stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink and cut the image out using my Sheep Die. I colored the hat in using my Bermuda Bay, Granny Apple Green, Poppy Parade and Pumpkin Pie Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered the hat to the sheep using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the sheep to the Basic White panel using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I cut the balloon from a scrap of Pumpkin Pie cardstock and adhered it to the sheep. I adhered the artwork to the scalloped rectangle using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I added a few Artistry Bloom Adhesive-Backed Sequins to the artwork

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the In Your Words stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the sheep image from the Counting Sheep stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink and colored the image in using my Petal Pink and Smoky Slate Stampin’ Blends Markers. I stamped the grass image below the sheep in Granny Apple Green Ink. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Pumpkin Pie mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Bermuda Bay card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the sheep image from the Counting Sheep stamp set on the envelope front and colored it in using my Petal Pink and Smoky Slate Stampin’ Blends Markers. I stamped the grass image from the Counting Sheep stamp set below the sheep in Granny Apple Green Ink. I adhered a panel of Pattern Party Hose 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. If you do CASE this card, please feel free to post it in the comments of my Facebook page under the post. I’d love to see your take on the card. The list of measurements are below if you’d like to stamp along while watching the video. You can watch my video on my Facebook page Here.

You can also view the video on my YouTube channel Here. Happy Stamping!!

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   US3JFJ62

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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State Sales Tax Holidays

For those of you living in Massachusetts …you’ve got sales tax holiday coming up this weekend!!

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

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

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

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Haunts & Harvest

Subscribe August 11 – September 10

Hay, there! Experience everything the autumn season has to offer with the Haunts & Harvest Paper Pumpkin Kit! This month’s kit includes enough supplies to create 12 treat boxes—4 each of 3 designs. That means you can take your pick of apple, pumpkins, or jack-o-lantern treat boxes! Plus, the Paper Pumpkin box is designed to easily transform into a vintage wheelbarrow for you to display your harvest!

Whether you’re thinking about crisp red apples or you’re ready to carve some spooky jack-o-lanterns (or both!), the Haunts & Harvest Paper Pumpkin Kit—designed in a vivid fall palette—is a hands-on crafting experience for all autumn lovers!

Details:

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create 12 treat packages—4 each of 3 designs. The all-inclusive kit includes printed die-cut boxes, die-cut sheets, adhesive, and more!
  • Finished treat box size: 2-1/2″ x 2″ (6.4 x 5.1 cm)
  • Includes an exclusive stamp set and a Classic Stampin’ Spot
  •  Coordinating colors: Basic Black, Pale Papaya, Poppy Parade, Pumpkin Pie, Soft Succulent

Subscribe to the September 2021 Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 August and 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:

  • Basic White Cardstock 2 – 2″ X 5 3/8″ (side panel mats), 5 – 2 1/16″ x 3 1/4″ (sliding mechanism), 2 1/4″ X 2″ (sheep), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Bermuda Bay Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 2 1/8″ & 6 3/8″), 3″ X 4″ (scalloped rectangle)
  • Pumpkin Pie Cardstock 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner), scrap for balloon
  • In Good Taste Designer Series Paper 3″ X 1 3/4″ (fence)
  • Pattern Party Host Designer Series Paper 2 – 1 7/8″ X 5 1/4″ (side panels), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Biggest Wish CAS Card

Good Saturday morning my stamping friends. Welcome to the weekend, hope you have something fun planned.

Today’s card is a CAS card we made at our class Tuesday night. I like to start my classes with an easy one and work out way up. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Biggest Wish Photopolymer Stamp Set along with the Pattern Party Host Designer Series Paper. This paper is available to anyone placing an order over $150 where you can earn Stampin’ Rewards from Stampin’ Up! You can see this paper and other stamp sets that are Host Exclusive on page 170 & 171 of the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog. If you’d like to see if you can get some friends together to place an order to earn this paper, I’d be happy to help you out and put together a Host Code for you. Send me a note to creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com and we can talk about it.

I started by adhering a panel of the Pattern Party Host DSP to a Real Red mat using Stampin’ Seal.

I embossed a panel of Real Red cardstock using the Thanks & Hello Embossing Folder. I adhered the panel of the layered panel using Multipurpose Liquid Glue on an angle. I trimmed the excess using my Paper Snips. I wrapped a piece of White Bakers Twine from the Bakers Twine Essential Pack around the card front twice and tied a bow. I adhered the card front to a Basic Black card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a scrap of Basic White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Biggest Wish stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I fussy cut the sentiment using my Paper Snips. I adhered the sentiment to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Red Rhinestone Basic Jewels to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Sunny Sentiments Cling Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Ink on a Basic White panel. I adhered a strip of the Pattern Party Host DSP to the bottom of the panel using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Real Red mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Basic Black card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I added a couple more Red Rhinestone Basic Jewels to the inside of the card.

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

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   US3JFJ62

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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State Sales Tax Holidays

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

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

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

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

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Hope Box

Subscribe July 11 – August 10

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic Black Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored & folded at 5 1/2″)
  • Basic White Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner), scrap for sentiment
  • Real Red Cardstock 2 – 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (card front & inner liner mats), 2 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (embossed panel)
  • Pattern Party Host Designer Series Paper 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front), 3/4″ X 4″ (inner liner strip), 1/2″ X 6″ & 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope)

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Stampin’ Up! All For Baby

Good Wednesday morning my stamping friends. Have you started shopping the new July-December 2021 Mini Catalog and earned some FREE Sale-a-bration items yet? What are you waiting for? Shop now through Monday August 9th and earn my Double Creative Stamping Designs Rewards. I got my order in first thing yesterday morning, YAY!!! I should have my goodies by tomorrow and can’t wait to start playing with them all.

Today’s card is another one we made at my class last night. I had a couple of the ladies request a baby card. A couple wanted baby boy cards and others wanted gender neutral. Here’s the card we made.

I used the Stampin’ Up! All For Baby Bundle for my cute card today.

I started by using my Blending Brush and added Pool Party Ink to a panel of Basic White cardstock. I stamped the clothesline image from the Stampin’ Up! All For Baby Photopolymer Stamp Set in Gray Granite Ink on the inked panel. I cut the top of the panel using my Basic Borders Dies. I adhered the card front to a Thick Basic White card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the romper outfit from the All For Baby stamp set in Soft Sea Foam Ink and the teddy bear image from the All For Baby stamp set in Gray Granite Ink. I cut the stamped images out using my Baby Clothes Dies. Using my Baby Clothes Dies I cut 2 of the hangers from a panel of Basic White cardstock, 4 of the clothespins from a panel of Crumb Cake cardstock, the onesie outfit from a panel of Hand-Penned Designer Series Paper and the bib from a panel of Pattern Party Hose Designer Series Paper.

I stamped the sentiment from the All For Baby stamp set in Gray Granite Ink on the top of the inked panel. I adhered the outfits to the hangers using Stampin’ Seal and the clothespins to the die cut images using a tiny amount of Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the die cut images to the clothesline using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the All For Baby stamp set in Gray Granite Ink on a panel of Basic White cardstock. I stamped the teddy bear image from the All For Baby stamp set in Gray Granite Ink on the bottom of the panel. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Pool Party mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Thick Basic White card base using Stampin’ Seal.

To finish my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the bear image from the All For Baby stamp set in Gray Granite Ink on the envelope front. I stamped the little striped romper outfit from the All For Baby stamp set in Soft Sea Foam Ink on the envelope front. I adhered a panel of Pattern Party Host DSP to the envelope flap.

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

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

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   US3JFJ62

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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State Sales Tax Holidays

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

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

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

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

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Hope Box

Subscribe July 11 – August 10

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 2 – 4″ x 5 1/4″ (card front & inner liner), 3 1/2″ X 3 1/2″ (bear, outfit & hangers)
  • Basic White Thick Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Crumb Cake Cardstock 1 1/4″ X 1 1/4″ (clothespins)
  • Pool Party Cardstock 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Hand-Penned Designer Series Paper 1 3/4″ X 2″ (onesie)
  • Pattern Party Host Designer Series Paper 1″ X 1 1/2″ (bib), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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

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

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

I went with leave for my Outdoors theme.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Karen Finkle:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic: You Are Here

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   CEWAN9UD

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

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

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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

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

PROMOTION DETAILS:

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

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

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Hope Box

Subscribe July 11 – August 10

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

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

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Stampin’ Up! Celebrate Sunflowers for The Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

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

I used the Stampin’ Up! Celebrate Sunflowers Cling Stamp Set and the Stampin’ Up! Inspired Thoughts Cling Stamp Set for today’s card.

My colors are from the Fab Friday Challenge #216.

I started by adhering a panel of the Pattern Party Host Designer Series Paper to a Flirty Flamingo mat using Stampin’ Seal.

I wrapped a piece of the black bakers twine from the Bakers Twine Essential Pack around the matted panel and tied a bow. I adhered the card front to a Flirty Flamingo card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the small sunflower image from the Celebrate Sunflowers stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I colored the image in using my Crumb Cake, Granny Apple Green and So Saffron Stampin’ Blends Markers. I cut the image out using my Stitched Rectangle Dies. I stamped the sentiment from the Inspired Thoughts stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink next to the sunflower. I adhered the artwork to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Fresh Freesia 2021-2023 In-Color Jewels to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Inspired Thoughts stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink in the center of a Basic White panel. I stamped the small sunflower image from the Celebrate Sunflowers stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the top of the panel. I colored the image in using my Crumb Cake, Granny Apple Green and So Saffron Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered a strip of the Pattern Party Host DSP to the bottom of the panel using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Flirty Flamingo mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Flirty Flamingo card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To complete my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the small sunflower image from the Celebrate Sunflowers stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the envelope front and colored it in using my Crumb Cake, Granny Apple Green and So Saffron Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered a panel of the Pattern Party Host DSP to the envelope flap.

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

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Sue Prather:

Karen Finkle:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic: You Are Here

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:  FW2DDUZR

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

 Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

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

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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The Adventure Begins

Subscribe June 11 – July 10

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Life is full of big adventures that are best experienced together! This month’s The Adventure Begins Paper Pumpkin Kit helps you celebrate those exciting new chapters in the most creative of ways with enough supplies to create twelve motivating cards—plus coordinating envelopes—all featuring the exciting colors of nature.

Like the still moments before a great adventure, the kit’s designs contain a quiet energy that hint at all the grand possibilities of what is yet to come. Share this kit with your family and friends about to embark on a new journey and make connections while you explore and discover new levels of your creativity!

Details

  • Contains enough supplies to create twelve cards and coordinating envelopes.
  • Card size: 4-1/4” x 5-1/2” (10.8 x 14cm)
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2” x 5-3/4” (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  • Comes with a Stampin’ Spot plus an exclusive Stamp Set.
  • Includes inspirational sentiments and adventure-themed imagery featuring these nature-inspired coordinating colors: Basic Black, Basic White, Bermuda Bay, Crushed Curry, Early Espresso, Flirty Flamingo, Garden Green, Granny Apple Green, Mango Melody, Night of Navy.

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

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

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

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

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

DETAILS

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

SALES PERIOD

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 2 1/4″ X 3 1/2″ (artwork), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Flirty Flamingo Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″), 2 – 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front and inner liner mats)
  • Pattern Party Hose Designer Series Paper 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front), 3/4″ X 4″ (inner liner strip), 2 1/2″ x 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Positive Thoughts Get Well

Good Wednesday morning my stamping friends. We’re halfway through the week already and on our way to the weekend. It’s really turned to summer here this week and I’m loving it.

For today I used an older set from the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog that carried over. I used the Stampin’ Up! Positive Thoughts Cling Stamp Set for my card along with the new Pattern Party Host Designer Series Paper. This DSP can be earned with Stampin’ Rewards from placing an order of $150 or more. I used a pretty simple layout that’s really easy to recreate. Here’s my card for today.

My design and colors are from my Team Challenge that my upline Jaimie gives us each week.

I started by adhering a panel of the Pattern Party DSP to a Granny Apple Green card base using Stampin’ Seal.

I embossed a panel of Petal Pink cardstock using the new Pretty Flowers Embossing Folder and adhered it to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Positive Thoughts stamp set in Soft Suede Ink on a panel of Basic White cardstock and cut it out using my Ornate Layers Dies. I adhered the sentiment to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a small panel of Balmy Blue cardstock I stamped the butterfly image from the Positive Thoughts stamp set in Soft Suede Ink and cut them out using my Nature’s Thoughts Dies. I adhered the butterflies to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I colored a few Pearl Basic Jewels using my Balmy Blue Stampin’ Blends Markers and adhered them to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Positive Thoughts stamp set in Soft Suede Ink in the center of a Basic White panel. I adhered the tiny Balmy Blue butterfly I had cut using the Nature’s Thoughts Dies, using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Petal Pink mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Granny Apple Green card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

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

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

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Join me today at 4pm on my Facebook Live.

I’m planning to go live on my Facebook page with a project today at 4:00pm ET.  Please join me to see what card I will be making today.

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS: QH7JDXHB

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

 Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

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

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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Stampin’ Up! Join + Promotion May 4-31 

May is a fabulous time to join Stampin’ Up! because you’ll get even MORE FREE products in your customizable Starter Kit!  From May 4–31, you will get $125 USD  $155 worth of products for only $99 + free business supplies + free shipping + all the fun being a part of Stampin’ Up!!

PROMOTION DATES: 4–31 MAY 2021

  • New demonstrators who purchase their Starter Kit between May 4 and May 31 will be able to redeem $155 of Starter Kit eligible products for $99.
  • New demonstrators who submit their Independent Demonstrator Agreement (IDA) before May 4 or after May 31 will not be eligible for this offer.
  • A new demonstrator can select any eligible Stampin’ Up! products up to the stated value.
  •  The Starter Kit also includes business resources like catalogs, brochures, order forms, and postcards at no additional charge.
  • The Starter Kit also includes a FREE past Paper Pumpkin kit.
  • The Starter Kit promotion begins May 4.
  • Deadline to purchase the Starter Kit and receive the extra $30 in free products:  May 31, 2021 at 11:50 PM (MT).

In addition to the amazing added value to the Starter Kit, when you join Stampin’ Up! you get to be a part of our amazing community of crafters!  Plus, you get to enjoy sharing simple and fun crafting experiences with others, early access to products, and exclusive access to training events!  Demonstrators also get at least a 20% discount on all of the products that they purchase and there is no requirement to sell to anyone.  There is no risk and no penalty if you decide that being a Demonstrator isn’t right for you.  With this great deal, there is no reason not to join in May!!

If you have any questions about joining or being a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, please drop me a note at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com. If you want to read more about becoming a Demonstrator and the benefits of joining, head over to my Stampin’ Up! page HERE. I’d LOVE to have you on my team!!

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Expressions In Color

Subscribe May11 – June 10

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

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

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

Details

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

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

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

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

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

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

PROMOTION DATES:  MAY 4 – JUNE 14, 2021

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

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

Looking For The BEST Deal???

Join during May AND then place an order of $250+!!  You can “double dip” and get $30 additional free merchandise with your Starter Kit AND $25 extra in host cash to spend when you place orders of $250+ before June 14!!

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

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I still have a couple openings for my Online Host Club Starting June 1st.

If you are interested in joining in, please send me a note to creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com by May 20th

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 4 1/2″ X 1 1/2″ (sentiment), 3 3/4″ X 5″ (inner liner)
  • Balmy Blue Cardstock 3″ X 1 1/2″ (butterflies)
  • Granny Apple Green Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Petal Pink Cardstock 3′ X 4 1/4′ (card front panel), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner mat)
  • Pattern Party Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 1/2″ X 6″ & 2 1/2″ X 6″ (envelope)

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