Stampin’ Up! Pretty Pumpkin 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 Color Challenge. I can’t wait to see what everyone has created this week. Be sure to take a moment to hop around to see everyone’s beautiful projects. Here is my card using this weeks Colors.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Pretty Pumpkins Cling Stamp Set the Stampin’ Up! Encircled in Friendship Cling Stamp Set and the Stampin’ Up! Beauty of Tomorrow Cling Stamp Set for my card today.

These are the beautiful colors we had to work with this week.

I started by adhering a panel of Blackberry Beauty Specialty Designer Series Paper to a Polished Pink mat using Stampin’ Seal. I wrapped a piece of Early Espresso 1/4″ Faux Suede Trim around the layered panel and tied a bow. I adhered the layered card front to a Blackberry Bliss card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Pretty Pumpkins stamp set in Cinnamon Cider Ink. I punched the sentiment out using the Everyday Label Punch and adhered it to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I added a few of the gold leaves from the Expressions In Ink Ephemera Pack to the card front under the label using Glue Dots. I added a few gold Brushed Metallic Dots to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Encircled in Friendship stamp set in Cinnamon Cider Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the fern image from the Beauty of Tomorrow stamp set in Rich Razzleberry Ink, stamping off twice on scrap paper, on the side of the panel. I adhered a strip of the Blackberry Beauty DSP to the side of the panel using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Polished Pink mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Blackberry Bliss card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To complete my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the fern image from the Beauty of Tomorrow stamp set in Rich Razzleberry Ink, stamping off once, to the envelope front. I adhered a panel of Blackberry Beauty 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:   JAK446GF

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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Final Days of This Awesome Joining Promotion and Sale-a-bration

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There is an AWESOME joining promotion happening!  If you purchase the Starter Kit between August 3 and September 30, you’ll get to pick a FREE bundle from this list!

  • Frosted Gingerbread
  • Christmas Season
  • Christmas To Remember
  • Whimsical Trees
  • Peaceful Deer
  • Sweet Little Stockings
  • Penguin Place
  • Peaceful Cabin
  • Arctic Bears
  • Beauty Of Tomorrow
  • Gorgeous Leaves
  • Nature’s Harvest

When you purchase the Starter Kit for $99 + taxes (if applicable), the kit ships for FREE and YOU get to pick $125 in Stampin’ Up! merchandise OF YOUR CHOICE. If you purchase the kit during Sale-a-bration, you’ll get an additional FREE bundle from the select twelve listed above (with a value up to $60.25!!) with your kit!  A free bundle in addition to $125 in merchandise for $99, YES PLEASE!! You will also get a past Paper Pumpkin Kit and other supplies free in your kit.

If you are planning on placing an order of $100, you might really want to consider joining. This is such an awesome joining deal, you don’t want to pass it up. There is no obligation to sell, have workshops or do Facebook lives. You can join strictly to be a ‘hobby demonstrator’ and enjoy the 20% discount. I would love to have you on my team!!! You also get to enjoy all the demonstrator perks like early ordering, sneak peeks at what’s coming and best of all the events. Why wait, this is such a great sign up promotions, join now and be a part of our awesome Stampin’ Up! family!!!

If you have any questions about joining, please drop me a note at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com, I’d love to talk with you about it! You can find more information about joining on my blog @ creativestampingdesigns.com

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Peaceful Christmas

Subscribe September 11 – October 10


When you picture a peaceful Christmas, what comes to mind? Do you see snow outside your window, softly swirling through the sky? A tree trimmed with tinsel, a fire crackling nearby? Maybe you’re dreaming of decorating a holly jolly gingerbread house. Can you catch a whiff of Christmas cookies wafting through the air?

Whatever it is you think about when Christmas comes to town, picture a peaceful Christmas with the Peaceful Christmas Paper Pumpkin Kit! This glimmering and gleaming kit is your creative kickstart to Christmas cardmaking. With sprinkles of snow, shimmering silver skies, and heartwarming holiday wishes, you’ll have enough elements and embellishments to create 10 Christmas cards and coordinating envelopes.

Speaking of coordination, make even more Christmas magic with Peaceful Place products! Our stunning Peaceful Place Suite Collection (item 156277) pairs perfectly with the kit’s components. Brew a cup of cocoa, snuggle up with a soft blanket, and prepare for a cozy craft night in!

Details:

  • The kit contains enough elements to create 10 Christmas cards—5 each of 2 designs—and coordinating envelopes. This all-inclusive kit includes printed card bases, die-cut paper pieces, embellishments, adhesive, and more!
  • October’s kit arrives in a cute collectible box covered with enchanting evergreen trees. Use this special, limited-edition box to store your holiday handicrafts, or transform it into a well-wrapped package for a present!
  • The kit’s contents pair perfectly with the Peaceful Place Suite Collection (item 156277). To continue your Christmas crafting, combine the kit’s components with the suite’s patterned paper, shimmery sequins, 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: Basic Gray, Real Red, Shaded Spruce, silver foil

Subscribe to the October 2021 Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 September and 10 October 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″ X 3″ (sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Blackberry Bliss Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Polished Pink Cardstock 2 – 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front & inner liner mats)
  • Blackberry Beauty Specialty Designer Series Paper 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front), 3/4″ X 4″ (inner liner strip), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Pretty Pumpkins for Fun Fold Friday

Good Friday morning my stamping friends. Welcome to my Fun Fold Friday. How was everyone’s week? Does anyone have plans for the weekend? I’ll be working all day tomorrow, but Sunday is our quarterly in-person team meeting. I always have a lot of fun at our meetings and I’m so happy we can meet in person again. I’d love to have you join in on our monthly and quarterly team meetings. Just join my team and you can attend too. Ask me how!!

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’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 another one of my favorite sets from the July-December 2021 Mini Catalog the Stampin’ Up! Pretty Pumpkins Bundle along with the Harvest Meadow Designer Series Paper for my card today.

I started by adhering the binding edge of the book fold card together using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered 2 panels of Harvest Meadow DSP to 2 Soft Succulent mats using Multipurpose Liquid Glue and then to the front of the Evening Evergreen card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

Using the Detailed Pumpkins Dies, I cut a panel of Copper Foil paper and cut the detailed pumpkin out. I adhered it to the card front using a tiny amount of Multipurpose Liquid Glue. On a panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the trio pumpkin and leafy vine images from the Pretty Pumpkins stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I colored the images in using my Cajun Craze, Calypso Coral, Crumb Cake, Evening Evergreen, Pumpkin Pie and Soft Succulent Stampin’ Blends Markers. I cut the images out using my Detailed Pumpkins Dies.

I adhered the leafy vine die cut to the card front using Glue Dots and the trio pumpkin die cut using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I stamped the sentiment from the Pretty Pumpkins stamp set in Evening Evergreen Ink on a strip of Basic White cardstock. I fussy cut the sentiment out using my Paper Snips and adhered it to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I wrapped a length of 3/8″ Diamond Weave Ribbon around the top of the card base and tied a knot.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Pretty Pumpkins stamp set in Evening Evergreen Ink on a Basic White panel. I adhered a strip of Harvest Meadow DSP to the bottom of the panel using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Soft Succulent mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Evening Evergreen card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the trio pumpkin image from the Pretty Pumpkins stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the envelope front and colored the image in the same as I did for the card front. I adhered a panel of the Harvest Meadow 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:   JAK446GF

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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Awesome Joining Promotions Until September 30, 2021

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There is an AWESOME joining promotion happening!  If you purchase the Starter Kit between August 3 and September 30, you’ll get to pick a FREE bundle from this list!

  • Frosted Gingerbread
  • Christmas Season
  • Christmas To Remember
  • Whimsical Trees
  • Peaceful Deer
  • Sweet Little Stockings
  • Penguin Place
  • Peaceful Cabin
  • Arctic Bears
  • Beauty Of Tomorrow
  • Gorgeous Leaves
  • Nature’s Harvest

When you purchase the Starter Kit for $99 + taxes (if applicable), the kit ships for FREE and YOU get to pick $125 in Stampin’ Up! merchandise OF YOUR CHOICE. If you purchase the kit during Sale-a-bration, you’ll get an additional FREE bundle from the select twelve listed above (with a value up to $60.25!!) with your kit!  A free bundle in addition to $125 in merchandise for $99, YES PLEASE!! You will also get a past Paper Pumpkin Kit and other supplies free in your kit.

If you are planning on placing an order of $100, you might really want to consider joining. This is such an awesome joining deal, you don’t want to pass it up. There is no obligation to sell, have workshops or do Facebook lives. You can join strictly to be a ‘hobby demonstrator’ and enjoy the 20% discount. I would love to have you on my team!!! You also get to enjoy all the demonstrator perks like early ordering, sneak peeks at what’s coming and best of all the events. Why wait, this is such a great sign up promotions, join now and be a part of our awesome Stampin’ Up! family!!!

If you have any questions about joining, please drop me a note at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com, I’d love to talk with you about it! You can find more information about joining on my blog @ creativestampingdesigns.com

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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 1 1/4″ X 3″ (sentiment), 3″ X 2 1/2″ (pumpkins),4″ X 4″ (inner liner)
  • Evening Evergreen Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored & folded at 5 1/2″ & 4 1/4″)
  • Soft Succulent Cardstock 2 – 4 1/8″ X 4 1/8″ (card front & inner liner mats),1 1/8″ x 4 1/8″ (top dsp panel mat)
  • Copper Foil Sheet 2 1/4″ X 3 3/4″ (pumpkin)
  • Harvest Meadows Designer Series Paper 4″ X 4″ (card front), 2 – 1″ X 4″ (card front & inner liner panels)

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Stampin’ Up! Pretty Pumpkins 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! Pretty Pumpkin Cling Stamp Set along with the Regals 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper for my card today.

Here is our sketch for this week.

I started by adhering a panel of Regals DSP to an Old Olive card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the trio pumpkin image from the Pretty Pumpkins stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink, towards the top of the panel. I stamped the 2 leafy images from the Pretty Pumpkin stamp set on the bottom of the panel in Tuxedo Black Ink. I colored the images in using my Crumb Cake, Old Olive and Pumpkin Pie Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Pumpkin Pie mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I stamped the sentiment from the Pretty Pumpkin stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on a strip of Pumpkin Pie cardstock. I adhered the sentiment to the center of the artwork using Stampin’ Seal. I tied a multiloop bow using Linen Thread and tied it off with a piece of Gold Simply Elegant Trim. I adhered the bow using a Glue Dot. I added a few Brushed Metallic Dots to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Pretty Pumpkin stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on a Basic White panel/ I stamped the 2 leafy images from the Pretty Pumpkin stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink towards the bottom of the panel leaving enough room to adhered a strip of Regals DSP. I colored the leafy images in using my Old Olive Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Pumpkin Pie mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Old Olive card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To complete my card I decorated a Basic White Envelope. I stamped the pumpkin trio image from the Pretty Pumpkins stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the envelope front. I colored it in the same as I did for the card. I adhered a panel of the Regals 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:   JAK446GF

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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Awesome Joining Promotions Until September 30, 2021

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There is an AWESOME joining promotion happening!  If you purchase the Starter Kit between August 3 and September 30, you’ll get to pick a FREE bundle from this list!

  • Frosted Gingerbread
  • Christmas Season
  • Christmas To Remember
  • Whimsical Trees
  • Peaceful Deer
  • Sweet Little Stockings
  • Penguin Place
  • Peaceful Cabin
  • Arctic Bears
  • Beauty Of Tomorrow
  • Gorgeous Leaves
  • Nature’s Harvest

When you purchase the Starter Kit for $99 + taxes (if applicable), the kit ships for FREE and YOU get to pick $125 in Stampin’ Up! merchandise OF YOUR CHOICE. If you purchase the kit during Sale-a-bration, you’ll get an additional FREE bundle from the select twelve listed above (with a value up to $60.25!!) with your kit!  A free bundle in addition to $125 in merchandise for $99, YES PLEASE!! You will also get a past Paper Pumpkin Kit and other supplies free in your kit.

If you are planning on placing an order of $100, you might really want to consider joining. This is such an awesome joining deal, you don’t want to pass it up. There is no obligation to sell, have workshops or do Facebook lives. You can join strictly to be a ‘hobby demonstrator’ and enjoy the 20% discount. I would love to have you on my team!!! You also get to enjoy all the demonstrator perks like early ordering, sneak peeks at what’s coming and best of all the events. Why wait, this is such a great sign up promotions, join now and be a part of our awesome Stampin’ Up! family!!!

If you have any questions about joining, please drop me a note at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com, I’d love to talk with you about it! You can find more information about joining on my blog @ creativestampingdesigns.com

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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 1/2″ x 3 7/8″ (artwork), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Old Olive Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Pumpkin Pie Cardstock 2 5/8″ X 4″ (artwork mat), 1″ X 3″ (sentiment), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Regals 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 1/2″ X 4″ (inner liner strip), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Beauty of Friendship CAS

Good Monday morning my stamping friends. Welcome to a new week. How was everyone’s weekend? Did anyone do anything fun?

Today I have a quick and easy CAS card for you. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Beauty of Friendship Photopolymer Stamp Set along with the Beauty of The Earth Designer Series Paper for my card today.

I started by adhering a panel of Beauty of The Earth DSP to a Mossy Meadow mat using Stampin’ Seal.

I adhered the layered panel to a Merry Merlot card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. On a small panel of Beauty of The Earth DSP I stamped the sentiment from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set in Merry Merlot Ink

I adhered some Linen Thread to the card front using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the sentiment over the Linen Thread using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Brushed Metallic Dots to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Pretty Pumpkin Cling Stamp Set in Merry Merlot Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the tree trunk image from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set in Soft Suede Ink on the bottom of the panel. I stamped the tree top image from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set in Merry Merlot Ink on top of the trunk image. I stamped the leaf image in Merry Merlot Ink below the tree. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Mossy Meadow mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Merry Merlot card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the large tree image from the Beauty of Friendship stamp set in Soft Suede and Merry Merlot Inks on the envelope front. I adhered a panel of the Beauty of The Earth DSP to the envelope flap.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today. I hope you liked my CAS 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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Awesome Joining Promotions Until September 30, 2021

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There is an AWESOME joining promotion happening!  If you purchase the Starter Kit between August 3 and September 30, you’ll get to pick a FREE bundle from this list!

  • Frosted Gingerbread
  • Christmas Season
  • Christmas To Remember
  • Whimsical Trees
  • Peaceful Deer
  • Sweet Little Stockings
  • Penguin Place
  • Peaceful Cabin
  • Arctic Bears
  • Beauty Of Tomorrow
  • Gorgeous Leaves
  • Nature’s Harvest

When you purchase the Starter Kit for $99 + taxes (if applicable), the kit ships for FREE and YOU get to pick $125 in Stampin’ Up! merchandise OF YOUR CHOICE. If you purchase the kit during Sale-a-bration, you’ll get an additional FREE bundle from the select twelve listed above (with a value up to $60.25!!) with your kit!  A free bundle in addition to $125 in merchandise for $99, YES PLEASE!! You will also get a past Paper Pumpkin Kit and other supplies free in your kit.

If you are planning on placing an order of $100, you might really want to consider joining. This is such an awesome joining deal, you don’t want to pass it up. There is no obligation to sell, have workshops or do Facebook lives. You can join strictly to be a ‘hobby demonstrator’ and enjoy the 20% discount. I would love to have you on my team!!! You also get to enjoy all the demonstrator perks like early ordering, sneak peeks at what’s coming and best of all the events. Why wait, this is such a great sign up promotions, join now and be a part of our awesome Stampin’ Up! family!!!

If you have any questions about joining, please drop me a note at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com, I’d love to talk with you about it! You can find more information about joining on my blog @ creativestampingdesigns.com

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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 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Merry Merlot Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Mossy Meadow Cardstock 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front mat), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Beauty of The Earth Designer Series Paper 3 3/4″ X 5″ (card front), 2 1/4″ x 1″ (sentiment), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Pretty Pumpkins Friendship Monochromatic

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

I have a monochromatic card for you today. It’s a little different from my multicolor cards that I usually make, but I really like the way it came out. My team leader Amy made a black and white card last week using these pumpkins and I really liked the way it looked, so I thought I’d give it a try. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Pretty Pumpkins Bundle along with the Peaceful Place Specialty Designer Series Paper for my card today.

My design is from Just Add Ink Challenge #568.

I started by embossing a Basic Gray card front using the Timber 3D Embossing Folder. I adhered a panel of Peaceful Place Specialty DSP to the bottom of the panel using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I wrapped a piece of Black Bakers Twine from the Bakers Twine Essential Pack around the card front and tied a bow.

Stampin’ Up! has this beautiful new Silver Foil Specialty Pack of paper with 3 different finishes in it. I cut the tall detailed pumpkin from the shiny piece using my Detailed Pumpkin Dies. I cut the smaller pumpkin from the darker panel using my Detailed Pumpkin Dies. On a panel of Smoky Slate cardstock I stamped the leafy pumpkin image from the Stampin’ Up! Pretty Pumpkins Cling Stamp Set in Versamark Ink. I immediately sprinkled it with Black Embossing Powder from the Basic Embossing Powders and set it using my Heat Tool. I cut the embossed image out using my Detailed Pumpkin Dies. I adhered the pumpkins to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue and Stampin’ Dimensionals under the bakers twine.

On a panel of Smoky Slate cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Pretty Pumpkins stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I fussy cut the sentiment using my Paper Snips and adhered it to the card front, over the bakers twine, using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Matte Black Dots to the card front. I adhered the card front to a Smoky Slate card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Pretty Pumpkins stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the pumpkin image from the Pretty Pumpkins stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the bottom of the panel. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Basic Gray mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Smoky Slate card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the pumpkin image from the Pretty Pumpkins stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the envelope front. I adhered a panel of Peaceful Place 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:   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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Awesome Joining Promotions Until September 30, 2021

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There is an AWESOME joining promotion happening!  If you purchase the Starter Kit between August 3 and September 30, you’ll get to pick a FREE bundle from this list!

  • Frosted Gingerbread
  • Christmas Season
  • Christmas To Remember
  • Whimsical Trees
  • Peaceful Deer
  • Sweet Little Stockings
  • Penguin Place
  • Peaceful Cabin
  • Arctic Bears
  • Beauty Of Tomorrow
  • Gorgeous Leaves
  • Nature’s Harvest

When you purchase the Starter Kit for $99 + taxes (if applicable), the kit ships for FREE and YOU get to pick $125 in Stampin’ Up! merchandise OF YOUR CHOICE. If you purchase the kit during Sale-a-bration, you’ll get an additional FREE bundle from the select twelve listed above (with a value up to $60.25!!) with your kit!  A free bundle in addition to $125 in merchandise for $99, YES PLEASE!! You will also get a past Paper Pumpkin Kit and other supplies free in your kit.

If you are planning on placing an order of $100, you might really want to consider joining. This is such an awesome joining deal, you don’t want to pass it up. There is no obligation to sell, have workshops or do Facebook lives. You can join strictly to be a ‘hobby demonstrator’ and enjoy the 20% discount. I would love to have you on my team!!! You also get to enjoy all the demonstrator perks like early ordering, sneak peeks at what’s coming and best of all the events. Why wait, this is such a great sign up promotions, join now and be a part of our awesome Stampin’ Up! family!!!

If you have any questions about joining, please drop me a note at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com, I’d love to talk with you about it! You can find more information about joining on my blog @ creativestampingdesigns.com

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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 Gray Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Basic White Cardsotkc 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Smoky Slate Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″), 2 1/4″ X 2 1/2″(pumpkin), 1 1/4″ X 3 1/2″ (sentiment)
  • Peaceful Place Specialty Designer Series Paper 1 1/4″ X 4″ (card front panel), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)
  • Silver Foil Specialty Paper 2 1/2″ x 2″ (shorter pumpkin), 2″ X 3 1/2″ (detailed pumpkin)

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Stampin’ Up! Pretty Pumpkin for Amy’s Inkin’ Krew Team Blog Hop

Good Tuesday morning my fellow stampers. Welcome to Amy’s Inkin’ Krew Team Blog Hop. It’s the 2nd Tuesday of the month so that means Blog Hop Day!! If you are starting with me, be sure to hop around to see everyone’s beautiful projects. If you’ve hopped over from Akiko Sudano’s blog, welcome to my blog and thank you for stopping by. The theme this month is “Fall Frenzy”.  We can interpret this however we want.  Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Pretty Pumpkins Cling Stamp Set along with the Harvest Meadow Designer Series Paper for my card today.

I started by adhering a Harvest Meadow DSP card front to a Cajun Craze mat using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the layered panel to a Crumb Cake card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the trio pumpkin image from the Pretty Pumpkins stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I colored the image in using my Cajun Craze, Crumb Cake, Old Olive & Pumpkin Pie Stampin’ Blends Markers. I embossed the panel using my Timeworn Type 3D Embossing Folder and adhered the embossed panel to a Cajun Craze mat using Stampin’ Seal. On a small panel of Crumb Cake cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Pretty Pumpkins stamp set in Cajun Craze Ink. I adhered the sentiment to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the layered panel to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I made a multiloop bow using Linen Thread and adhered it to the card front using a Glue Dot. I added a few Pumpkin Pie Holiday Rhinestone Basic Jewels to the artwork.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Pretty Pumpkins stamp set in Cajun Craze Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the leaf images from the Pretty Pumpkins stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink above and below the sentiment. I colored the leaves in using my Old Olive Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Cajun Craze mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Crumb Cake card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To complete my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the trio pumpkin image from the Pretty Pumpkins stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the envelope front. I colored the image in using my Cajun Craze, Crumb Cake, Old Olive & Pumpkin Pie Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered a panel of Harvest Meadow DSP to the envelope flap.

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

  1. Jaimie Babarczy
  2. Tara Carpenter
  3. Karen Finkle
  4. Mary Deatherage
  5. Jillian Good
  6. Akiko Sudano
  7. Karen Ksenzakovic You Are Here
  8. Donna Leonard
  9. Amy Koenders

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   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!!

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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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Hope Box

Subscribe July 11 – August 10

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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 1/8″ X 3 7/8″ (artwork), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Cajun Craze Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front mat), 2 1/4″ X 3 7/8″ (artwork mat), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Crumb Cake Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored & folded at 5 1/2″), 7/8″ X 2 1/2″ (sentiment)
  • Harvest Meadow Designer Series Paper 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope)

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