Stampin’ Up! Catching Butterflies

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

Before I get started on my card today, I want to remind you about my Double Creative Stamping Designs Rewards going on right now. You can only qualify for my double rewards until Monday January 10th at 11:00pm ET. Click Here to see my Rewards program. Today I used all Sale-a-bration items for my card. I love getting free products. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Catching Butterflies Cling Stamp Set along with the Simply Marbleous Designer Series Paper and the Sunshine & Rainbows Designer Series Paper for my card today. All these items are Sale-a-bration items and can be earned FREE with a qualifying order.

I started by stamping the girl and butterfly images from the Catching Butterflies stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on a panel of Basic White cardstock. I cut the image our using my Encircled in Beauty Dies. I colored the image in using my Bermuda Bay, Bronze, Ivory, Pool Party and Soft Suede Stampin’ Blends Markers. I stamped the grass image below the girl’s foot in Soft Succulent Ink. As much as I dislike fussy cutting, I love Paper Piecing. On a small panel of Sunshine & Rainbow DSP I stamped the dress image of the girl in Tuxedo Black Ink and fussy cut it using my Paper Snips. I adhered it to the girl image using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I stamped the collage of butterflies from the Catching Butterflies stamp set on a panel of Simply Marbleous DSP in Tuxedo Black Ink. I adhered the die cut girl image to the panel of DSP letting it hang over the edge a bit. I trimmed the die cut even with the DSP using my Paper Trimmer. I adhered the layered panel to a Basic Black mat using Stampin’ Seal.

On a strip of Basic White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Catching Butterflies stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I adhered a piece of Pool Party 3/8″ Sheer Ribbon to the card front. I adhered the sentiment over the ribbon using Glue Dots. I adhered the layered card front to a Basic White Thick card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Catching Butterflies stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on a panel of Basic White cardstock. I stamped the butterfly images from the Catching Butterflies stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the panel around the sentiment. I adhered a strip of the Simply Marbleous DSP to the bottom of the panel. I adhered the Basic Whtie panel to a Basic Black mat and then to the inside of the Basic White Thick card base.

To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the butterfly image from the Catching Butterflies stamp set in Tuxedo Black on the envelope front. I adhered a panel of Simply Marbleous 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 Black Cardstock 2 – 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front & inner liner mats)
  • Basic White Cardstock 2 – 4″ X 5 1/4″ (artwork, sentiment and inner liner)
  • Basic White Thick Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Simply Marbleous Designer Series Paper 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front), 3/4″ X 4″ (inner liner), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)
  • Sunshine & Rainbow Designer Series Paper 2″ X 2″ (dress)

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Stampin’ Up! Awesome Otter for Fun Fold Friday

Good Friday morning my stamping friends Merry Christmas Eve and welcome to my Fun Fold Friday. How was everyone’s week? Will you be spending time with friends or family tomorrow? We’ll be spending the day relaxing just my husband, daughter and me. My son and his girlfriend will be going to her family’s house. My niece and her family will be going to her husband’s family like they always do. So, our plan is to relax, watch Christmas movies, maybe stamp a little and just enjoy the day.

Today I have my simple go to fun fold card, another Z fold using some new product coming in the January-February Sale-a-bration catalog. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Awesome Otter Cling Stamp Set along with the Simply Marbleous Designer Series Paper for my card today.

I started by scoring and folding a Misty Moonlight card base at 2 3/4″ & 5 1/2″. I folded the card base in half first and then folded the front back along the 2 3/4″ score line.

I adhered a panel of the Simply Marbleous DSP to a Balmy Blue mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the Misty Moonlight card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the otter image from the Awesome Otter stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I colored the image in using my Balmy Blue, Calypso Coral and Crumb Cake Stampin’ Blends Markers. I cut the image our using my Layering Diorama Dies. I cut the next size larger Layering Diorama Die from a panel of Balmy Blue cardstock and adhered the artwork to it using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the layered panel to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals only on the left half of the panel. I added a few of the new Pebbles Enamel Shapes on the bottom of the artwork.

On the inside I adhered a panel of the Simply Marbleous DSP to a Balmy Blue mat and then to the inside of the Misty Moonlight card base. I stamped the sentiment from the Awesome Otter stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped another otter image from the Awesome Otter stamp set on the bottom of the panel and colored it in using my Balmy Blue and Crumb Cake Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered the Basic Whtie panel to a Balmy Blue mat and then to the inside left of the card base.

To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the otter image from the Awesome Otter stamp set on the envelope front in Tuxedo Black Ink and colored it using my Balmy Blue and Crumb Cake Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered a panel of the Simply Marbleous DSP to the envelope flap.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today. The items I used for my card today will be available starting January 4, 2022. Both the DSP and the stamp set are free with qualifying orders. 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 White Cardstock 2 3/4″ X 4″ (artwork), 2 1/2″ X 4″ (inner liner)
  • Balmy Blue Cardstock 2 – 2 5/8″ X 4 1/8″ (card front & inner liner mats), 3 1/4″ X 4 1/4″ (artwork mat), 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Misty Moonlight Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored & folded at 2 3/4″ & 5 1/2″)
  • Simply Marbleous Designer Series Paper 2 1/2″ X 4″ (card front), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Amazing Silhouettes Sneak Peek

Good Wednesday morning my stamping friends. We’re halfway through the week and on our way to the weekend. I’m scheduled to work both days at both jobs. I’m just taking it really easy since I’m still not doing well.

I have a sneak peek for you today of some goodies coming in the new January-June 2022 Mini Catalog. When I first saw this set, I was not going to get it. This was a set that we all received at our OnStage event in November. Even when I received it, I just stood and stared at it wondering what to do. Well, here’s what I did with it for today.

I used the new Stampin’ Up! Amazing Silhouettes Bundle, the Stampin’ Up! Special Moments Photopolymer Stamp Set (a free Sale-a-bration item) along with the Simply Marbleous 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper (a free Sale-a-bration item), for my card today.

My design is from Inspire. Create. Challenge #105.

My colors are from TGIF Challenge #345. I really love these colors together.

I started by cutting a Basic White card front on an angle. I cut 1″ down on the right side to 2″ down on the left side. I stamped the larger image from the Stampin’ Up! Amazing Silhouettes Cling Stamp Set in Misty Moonlight Ink on the Basic White card front. I embossed the panel using the Timeworn Type 3D Embossing Folder.

I adhered the card front to a panel of the new Marbleous 6 X 6 DSP. I wrapped a piece of the new Misty Moonlight 1/8″ Cotton Ribbon from the Cotton Ribbon Combo Pack, around the panel adhering it in the back. I adhered the card front to a Pool Party card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue

Using the new Amazing Thanks Dies, I cut the bubble letters from a panel of Just Jade cardstock and the detailed letters from a panel of Pool Party cardstock. I adhered the 2 together using tiny amounts of Multipurpose Liquid Glue and adhered them to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Brushed Brass Butterflies to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Special Moments stamp set in Misty Moonlight Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the butterfly image from the Amazing Silhouettes stamp set in Misty Moonlight Ink, stamping off once, to the side of the panel. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Just Jade mat and then to the inside of the Pool Party card base.

To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the butterfly image from the Amazing Silhouettes stamp set in Misty Moonlight Ink on the envelope front. I adhered a strip of the Marbleous DSP to the envelope front and a panel to the envelope flap.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today. The items I used for my card will be available starting January 4, 2022 from the January-June 2022 Mini Catalog. This might be a set you want to consider getting. It’s a lot prettier in person than I thought it would be and I love the dies. Happy Stamping!!!

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Due to still being sick, my Facebook Live will be cancelled for today. I’m really hoping to be back next week at the same time.

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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! is offering FREE Shipping on all orders of $50+ placed TODAY, December 8!!

Time for you to stock up and save on your favorite Stampin’ Up! products! What’s the big occasion?  On December 8 only, Stampin’ Up! is offering FREE shipping on orders subtotaling $50 or more. This incredible deal lasts for ONE DAY ONLY, so get your lists ready and get your order submitted early on Wednesday!

ORDERING INFORMATION:
  • All order types qualify for this promotion (customer, demonstrator, workshop, and online).
  • Free shipping applies after the qualifying amount (per market) has been met.
  • The minimum qualifying amount to receive free shipping is $50 USD / $65 CAD or more (before tax).
  • If you or your customers are using a coupon code, please remember that coupon codes are non-commissionable and will lower the order’s retail amount. The order must still meet the qualifying threshold to be eligible for free shipping.
  • Free shipping only applies during the 24-hour period the promotion, this means that the order must be opened and closed on 8 December.
  • With the exception of month-to-month Paper Pumpkin subscriptions, all Stampin’ Up! products qualify for the promotion.
  • Prepaid Paper Pumpkin subscriptions are eligible for FREE shipping under the same rules as all other Stampin’ Up! items during the promotion.
  • Month-to-month Paper Pumpkin subscriptions are NOT eligible for free shipping. Subscriptions billed and shipped this month will be charged for the normal amount ($22 USD / $30 CAD shipping included) + tax.
  • Due to the global shipping crisis, all orders placed during the free shipping promotion cannot be guaranteed to arrive by 25 December 2021. 
ORDERING DEADLINES:
  • Wednesday, 8 December 2021; 11:59 PM (MT)

Get your lists ready and get everything that you’re wanting with FREE shipping on Wednesday December 8, 2021, in my online store Here. Contact me if you have any questions at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com. Be sure to use my CURRENT HOST JSPXUJD6 for your free gift. HAPPY SHOPPING!!!

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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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LOTS OF PUN

Subscribe November 11 – December 10

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What’s not to “loaf” about a punny joke? It never hurts to have a little laughter, light-heartedness, and humor sprinkled into your schedule. If you’re a fan of fun, get a kick out of clever crafts, and can’t keep it together when you hear a classic knee-slapper, you’ll go bananas over this month’s cute ‘n’ quirky kit!

The Lots of Pun Paper Pumpkin Kit includes enough egg-citing elements to create nine cards and coordinating envelopes. From giddy gingham to splatters and stripes, this playful Paper Pumpkin kit features a fun and fresh look with one-of-a-kind patterns and designs! Egg-cellent for any occasion, reason, or season throughout the year, the kit’s pun-packed stamp set provides completely customizable characters for a very versatile crafting experience. Pair each stamp with its matching die-cut snack, then mix up the faces and accessories for an absolutely adorable accent!

Pick up your friends and family with pun-filled projects. December’s delightful kit is sure to make ‘em smile!

Details

  • The 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 Lots of Pun Stamp Set is a builder stamp set! This means the included images can be mixed and matched to build a variety of unique characters with different looks and features.
  • 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: Crumb Cake, Daffodil Delight, Early Espresso, Granny Apple Green, Pool Party, Poppy Parade
  • Includes a Classic Stampin’ Spot

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 2 – 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front & inner liner)
  • Just Jade Cardstock 1 3/4″ x 3 3/4″ (sentiment die), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner)
  • Pool Party Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored & folded at 5 1/2″), 1 1/2″ X 3 3/4″ (sentiment die)
  • Marbleous 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front), 1/2″ x 6″ & 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope)

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