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’s blog, thank you for stopping by. This week we have a beautiful fall Color Challenge. Here is my card using this week’s Colors.

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I used the Stampin’ Up! Celebrate Sunflowers Cling Stamp Set along with the Gingham Cottage Designer Series Paper for my card.

These are out colors for this week

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I started by adhering a panel of Gingham Cottage DSP to a Cajun Craze card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

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Using the Celebrate Sunflowers stamp set, I stamped the large sunflower image in Crushed Curry Ink on a panel of Crushed Curry cardstock. I stamped the leaf image in Mossy Meadow Ink on a panel of Mossy Meadow cardstock. I cut the images out using the Sunflower Dies. I cut the detail leaf image from the panel of Mossy Meadow cardstock and the sprig and flower center dies from a panel of Cajun Craze cardstock.

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I adhered the flower center using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the flower to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the detailed leaves to the stamped leaves using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the leaves and sprigs behind the sunflower using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I stamped the sentiment from the Celebrate Sunflowers stamp set in Versamark Ink on a panel of Cajun Craze cardstock. I sprinkled it with my White Embossing Powder and set it using my Heat Tool. I cut the sentiment out using the Stitched Rectangle Dies. I adhered the sentiment to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I tied a small bow using the Black & White 1/4″ Gingham Ribbon and adhered it to the sentiment using a Glue Dot. I added a few Iridescent Rhinestone Basic Jewels to the card front.

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On the inside, I stamped the sentiment from the Celebrate Sunflowers stamp set in Cajun Craze Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the small sunflower image from the Celebrate Sunflowers stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the bottom of the panel. I colored the image using my Cajun Craze and Mossy Meadow Stampin’ Blends Markers. I colored the flower petals using my Crushed Curry Watercolor Pencil from the Watercolor Pencil Assortment #2. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Mossy Meadow mat and then to the inside of the Cajun Craze card base.

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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. I colored the image the using my Cajun Craze and Mossy Meadow Stampin’ Blends Markers and Crushed Curry Watercolor Pencil. I adhered a panel of Gingham Cottage DSP to the envelope flap.

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Thank you for stopping by 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 and see everyone’s projects today. If you click on the Next Blog button, you’ll go to Tara’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

Tara Carpenter:

Terry Lynn Bright:

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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:   QY4S2TZX

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 2021-2022 Annual Catalog or the January – June 2022 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 month’s 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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Coming Soon!!! Starting September 1, 2022

Some things are great on their own but become epic when they are paired with something else: cereal and milk, toast and butter, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. We may be biased, but our favorite combo is our stamp sets and dies—and that’s what the Perfect Partners promotion is all about! 

We created six new dies that coordinate with stamp sets in the 2022–2023 Annual Catalog and the July–December 2022 Mini Catalog. These coordinating dies will only be available during this promotion and will not be offered in any catalog.  

These stamp sets and dies are available separately or as a bundle. By buying the bundle, you and your customers will save 10% off the retail price. 

Put these wonderful stamp sets and dies together for more papercrafting fun!

Interested in Being Able to Order Them Now? Join My Team!!

Being a demonstrator, you are able to order products ahead of customers. You get to attend the Stampin’ Up! events and be a part of an awesome team and community. There is no obligation to sell or blog, you can join as a Hobby Demonstrator just to enjoy the discount. For just $99 you get to pick $125 in product of your choice. Stampin’ Up! includes a past Paper Pumpkin Kit along with some business items in case you want to make it a business. This all ships for FREE. After that all your future orders you get to enjoy a 20% discount. Ask me how!!

If you join during Sale-a-bration you will receive this awesome Making Plans Collection absolutely free. It includes a July 2022-December 2023 Making Plans Planner including an 8″ X 9 1/2″ Faux Leather Carrying Case, 5 1/2″ X 8 1/2″ Planer Pages, Monthly Divider Pages and Sticker Sheets. It also includes 3 – Creative Journals that are 5 3/4″ X 8″ and a Making Plans Photopolymer Stamp Set. Contact me for more information at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com. I’d love to have you on my team. You can join as a hobby demonstrator just to enjoy the discount for yourself. No obligations to sell, hold classes or have a blog.

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New Sale-a-bration Items Added

Stampin’ Up! has added some additional items that you can earn for FREE with orders beginning at $50 during Sale-a-bration!  You can see the new items Here. There are some really great new items to pick from!  You’ll see them added to the list of options that you can pick for free with orders of $50+ as you go through the checkout process.  Let me know if you have any questions.  Happy Shopping!

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The Back To School Sales Tax Holiday is going on until September. For those of you living in Massachusetts, yours is going on now. New Jersey is from August 27th – September 5th!! Be sure to check the list.

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 Here on a printable PDF. Check it out to see when your state has the Sales Tax Holiday.

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Spooky Treats

Subscribe August 11 – September 10

Get your Halloween crafting on with the Spooky Treats Paper Pumpkin Kit. This month’s kit includes everything you need to make 18 absolutely adorable (and just the right amount of spooky) treat boxes—that’s 6 each of 3 unique designs! No need to let the season creep up on you; subscribe and order your kit today.


Plus, we’re putting the TREAT in trick-or-treat with a special GIVEAWAY on social media starting 5 September at 9:00am (MT)! Simply follow @PaperPumpkin on Instagram or the Paper Pumpkin page on Facebook, like either post, and mention three friends in the comments for your chance to win one of two personalized JBL speakers. You’ll have to be quick because the giveaway closes 8 September at 4:00pm (MT). Don’t miss out on this fang-tastic opportunity!

This kit includes:

  • This month’s kit contains enough elements to create 18 treat boxes—6 each of 3 designs. This all-inclusive kit includes printed box bases and tops, die-cut paper pieces, adhesives, and more!
  • The Spooky Treats Paper Pumpkin Kit includes an Orchid Oasis Classic Stampin’ Spot!
  • This kit’s stamp set puts the TREAT in trick-or-treat with fun, Halloween-themed sentiments and designs. Embrace the spooky season with ghost, bat, spider, and star images.
  • This kit also includes a special peek-through box top on one of the box designs.

Finished box size: 2-1/2″ x 3″ x 1″ (6.4 x 7.6 x 2.5 cm)

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Basic Black, Gray Granite, Orchid Oasis, Fresh Freesia, Crushed Curry, Pumpkin Pie

Subscribe to the August 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)
  • Cajun Craze Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored & folded at 5 1/2″), 1 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (sprigs), 1 3/4″ X 5″ (sentiment & flower center)
  • Crushed Curry Cardstock 3 1/2″ X 4 1/4″ (flower)
  • Mossy Meadow Cardstock 3″ X 5″ (leaves), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″(inner liner mat)
  • Gingham Cottage Designer Series Paper 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope)

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Stampin’ Up! Cottage Rose for Fun Fold Friday

Good Friday morning my stamping friends and welcome to my Fun Fold Friday. I hope everyone had a great week and you are looking forward to an even better weekend. I’ll be at work both days this weekend.

I’m sorry I missed my Facebook live this past Wednesday. Something came up last minute and we had to leave the house by 4:30, nothing bad though. So since I couldn’t go live this week, I decided to hold onto the card I was going to make and come up with something else quick. Here’s my card for today.

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I used the Stampin’ Up! Cottage Rose Bundle along with the Abigail Rose Designer Series Paper for my card today.

Here is a template of my card.

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Once I made all my score and cut lines and folded the card, I adhered panels of Abigail Rose DSP to the front and sides of the card base. On a panel of Crumb Cake cardstock, I stamped the large rose image form the Stampin’ Up! Cottage Rose Cling Stamp Set in Soft Suede Ink. I colored the rose using my Watercolor Pencils. I colored the leaves using the Old Olive Watercolor Pencil. For the rose, I first colored it with my White Watercolor Pencil then I went over the highlighted areas with my Flirty Flaming Watercolor Pencil. I cut the rose out using my Cottage Flowers Dies, I also cut the detailed flowers from a panel of Petal Pink cardstock and the detailed leaves from a panel of Old Olive cardstock.

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I adhered the detailed flowers and leaves to the back of the large rose image using Glue Dots. I did leave some of the solid pieces in the detailed flowers. I adhered the rose collage to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

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On a panel of Very Vanilla cardstock, I stamped the sentiment from the Cottage Rose stamp set in Soft Suede Ink. I cut the sentiment out using the 2nd smallest die from the Stitched Rectangle Dies. I adhered the sentiment to the bottom of the panel using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Champagne Rhinestone Basic Jewels to the card front.

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On the inside, I stamped the sentiments from the Cottage Rose stamp set in Soft Suede Ink on a panel of Abigail Rose DSP. I adhered the stamped panel to a Petal Pink mat and then to the inside of the Pear Pizzazz card base.

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To finish my card, I decorated a Very Vanilla Medium Envelope. I stamped the leaf image from the Cottage Rose stamp set in Old Olive Ink along the bottom front of the envelope. I adhered a panel of Abigail Rose DSP to the envelope flap.

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Thank you for stopping by my blog today. I hope you like 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:   QY4S2TZX

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 2021-2022 Annual Catalog or the January – June 2022 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 month’s 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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Cozy and Bright Kit Now Available

Celebrate the season with a card kit that has everything you need to wish those you love a Merry Christmas and a Joyous New Year. Don’t let the holidays overwhelm you–get your all-inclusive kit and make quick multiples everyone will love!

160338 $23 USD | $32 CAD

Kit Includes:

  • Cozy & Bright Photopolymer Stamp Set
  • Acrylic Stamp Block
  • Classic Stampin’ Spot: Poppy Parade
  • Predesigned projects 
  • Step-by-step instructions
  • Precut pieces (No prep work! Get right to crafting). Including printed die-cut sheets: sticker adhesive sheets & non-adhesive sheets
  • Makes 12 cards of 1 design
  • Gold foil accents
  • Folded card size: 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ (14 x 10.8 cm)
  • 12 preprinted envelopes
  • Enough adhesive to complete projects
  • Linen thread
  • A 9-7/8″ x 6-1/2″ x 2-3/4″ (25.1 x 16.5 x 7 cm) printed designer box for storage or crafting on the go
  • Product colors: Cajun Craze, Early Espresso, Evening Evergreen, Garden Green, Poppy Parade, Pumpkin Pie

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New Sale-a-bration Items Added

Stampin’ Up! has added some additional items that you can earn for FREE with orders beginning at $50 during Sale-a-bration!  You can see the new items Here. There are some really great new items to pick from!  You’ll see them added to the list of options that you can pick for free with orders of $50+ as you go through the checkout process.  Let me know if you have any questions.  Happy Shopping!

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Coming Soon!!! Starting September 1, 2022

Some things are great on their own but become epic when they are paired with something else: cereal and milk, toast and butter, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. We may be biased, but our favorite combo is our stamp sets and dies—and that’s what the Perfect Partners promotion is all about! 

We created six new dies that coordinate with stamp sets in the 2022–2023 Annual Catalog and the July–December 2022 Mini Catalog. These coordinating dies will only be available during this promotion and will not be offered in any catalog.  

These stamp sets and dies are available separately or as a bundle. By buying the bundle, you and your customers will save 10% off the retail price. 

Put these wonderful stamp sets and dies together for more papercrafting fun!

Interested in Being Able to Order Them Now? Join My Team!!

Being a demonstrator, you are able to order products ahead of customers. You get to attend the Stampin’ Up! events and be a part of an awesome team and community. There is no obligation to sell or blog, you can join as a Hobby Demonstrator just to enjoy the discount. For just $99 you get to pick $125 in product of your choice. Stampin’ Up! includes a past Paper Pumpkin Kit along with some business items in case you want to make it a business. This all ships for FREE. After that all your future orders you get to enjoy a 20% discount. Ask me how!!

If you join during Sale-a-bration you will receive this awesome Making Plans Collection absolutely free. It includes a July 2022-December 2023 Making Plans Planner including an 8″ X 9 1/2″ Faux Leather Carrying Case, 5 1/2″ X 8 1/2″ Planer Pages, Monthly Divider Pages and Sticker Sheets. It also includes 3 – Creative Journals that are 5 3/4″ X 8″ and a Making Plans Photopolymer Stamp Set. Contact me for more information at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com. I’d love to have you on my team. You can join as a hobby demonstrator just to enjoy the discount for yourself. No obligations to sell, hold classes or have a blog.

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There is a new host exclusive stamp set called Perfect Pomegranates that will be available for FREE with either a personal order of $300+ or a party with sales totaling $300+ during Sale-a-bration!

If you’re interested in setting up a personal host code for you and your friends to see if you can collect orders to reach $300 to get this free stamp set, contact me @ creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com and I’d be happy to set one up for you!

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The Back To School Sales Tax Holiday is going on until August. For those of you living in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia…you’ve got sales tax holidays coming up!! 8 states all start this week, be sure to check the list.

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 Here on a printable PDF. Check it out to see when your state has the Sales Tax Holiday.

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Sweet Sunflowers

Subscribe July 11 – August 10

Here comes the sun(flower) for a crafting experience you won’t forget! The Sweet Sunflowers Paper Pumpkin Kit has so much in store—elegant watercolor designs hand-crafted by our in-house artists, TWO Classic Stampin’ Spots for a Two-Step stamping experience, and the all-new twist technique to make your floral designs come alive with depth and detail! 
And the August Paper Pumpkin Kit includes the Gold Foil Honeycomb Sheets as a FREE gift that will add the perfect golden accent to any card or project. We can’t wait to see the bee-utiful projects you’ll create! 

Item Number: 161120

This kit includes:

  • All the supplies you need to create 9 cards: 3 each of 3 designs; and coordinating envelopes.
  • An all-occasion stamp set to express words of gratitude, friendship, greetings and beautiful wildflower designed images.
  • Specialty Vellum honeycomb shape pre-cut pieces.
  • 2 Classic Stampin’ Spots (Crushed Curry and Soft Suede) for a Two-Step stamping experience with a twist!
  • Paper pieces and embellishments with watercolor designs and images.
  • Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  • FREE GIFT: 8 Gold Foil Honeycomb Sheets

Completed card size: 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ (14 x 10.8 cm)

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Blackberry Bliss, Crushed Curry, Evening Evergreen, Melon Mambo, Mossy Meadow, Night of Navy, Pumpkin Pie, Soft Suede

Subscribe to the July 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:

  • Crumb Cake Cardstock4″ X 4″ (rose)
  • Old Olive Cardstock 2″ x 2″ (detailed leaves)
  • Pear Pizzazz Cardstock 4 1/4? x 11″ (card base scored, folded & cut as listed above)
  • Petal Pink Cardstock 4 1/8″ X 4 3/8″ (inner liner mat), 4 1/2″ X 2″ (detailed flowers)
  • Very Vanilla Cardstock 1″ X 4″ (sentiment)
  • Abigail Rose Designer Series Paper 2 1/8″ x 4 3/8″, 2 – 7/8″ x 4 3/8″ (card front panels), 3 7/8″ x 4 1/8″ (inner liner)

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Stampin’ Up! Gathered Wheat

Good Monday morning my stamping friends. How was everyone’s weekend? It was definitely a hot one here. It’s supposed to cool down to the 90’s this week. How is it by all or you?

Today’s card I played with another new set that I just got last week. I thought I had ordered it with my 1st order and when I went to use it, I realized I forgot to order it. Here’s my card for today.

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I used the Stampin’ Up! Gathered Wheat Bundle along with the Stampin’ Up! Go To Greetings Cling Stamp Set and the Gingham Cottage Designer Series Paper for my card today.

My colors are from CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge #479.

My design is from the Sunday Stamps X Marks The Spot Sketch Challenge #288.

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I started by adhering a panel of Gingham Cottage DSP to a Blushing Bride card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. On a panel of Soft Sea Foam cardstock, I stamped the smaller wheat image from the Stampin’ Up! Gathered Wheat Cling Stamp Set in Soft Sea Foam Ink. I cut the panel using my Stitched Rectangle Dies. I adhered the panel to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

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On a panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the wheat image from the Gathered Wheat stamp set in So Saffron Ink and the sentiment from the Go To Greetings stamp set in Sahara Sand Ink. I stamped the splatter image from the Gathered Wheat stamp set in So Saffron Ink, stamping off once on scrap paper, multiple times around the sentiment. I cut the image and sentiment out using my Stitched Rectangle Dies. I adhered the 2 panels to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

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I cut 3 of the die cut wheat from the Wheat Dies from a panel of So Saffron cardstock. I adhered the die cut pieces to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I tied a multiple loop bow using Linen Thread and adhered it to the bottom of the wheat dies using a Glue Dot. I added a few Rhinestone Basic Jewels to the card front.

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I stamped the sentiment from the Gathered Wheat stamp set in Sahara Sand Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the smaller wheat image from the Gathered Wheat stamp set in So Saffron Ink on the side of the panel. I stamped the splatter image from the Gathered Wheat stamp set in So Saffron Ink, stamping off once on scrap paper, multiple times on the panel. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Soft Sea Foam mat and then to the inside of the Blushing Bride card base.

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To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the wheat and splatter images from the Gathered Wheat stamp set in So Saffron Ink on the envelope front. I adhered a panel of Gingham Cottage DSP to the envelope flap.

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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:   RGVNBY93

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 2021-2022 Annual Catalog or the January – June 2022 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 month’s 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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The Back To School Sales Tax Holiday is going on until August. For those of you living in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia…you’ve got sales tax holidays coming up!! Florida, Mississippi and Tennessee all start next week.

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 Here on a printable PDF. Check it out to see when your state has the Sales Tax Holiday.

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Sweet Sunflowers

Subscribe July 11 – August 10

Here comes the sun(flower) for a crafting experience you won’t forget! The Sweet Sunflowers Paper Pumpkin Kit has so much in store—elegant watercolor designs hand-crafted by our in-house artists, TWO Classic Stampin’ Spots for a Two-Step stamping experience, and the all-new twist technique to make your floral designs come alive with depth and detail! 
And the August Paper Pumpkin Kit includes the Gold Foil Honeycomb Sheets as a FREE gift that will add the perfect golden accent to any card or project. We can’t wait to see the bee-utiful projects you’ll create! 

Item Number: 161120

This kit includes:

  • All the supplies you need to create 9 cards: 3 each of 3 designs; and coordinating envelopes.
  • An all-occasion stamp set to express words of gratitude, friendship, greetings and beautiful wildflower designed images.
  • Specialty Vellum honeycomb shape pre-cut pieces.
  • 2 Classic Stampin’ Spots (Crushed Curry and Soft Suede) for a Two-Step stamping experience with a twist!
  • Paper pieces and embellishments with watercolor designs and images.
  • Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  • FREE GIFT: 8 Gold Foil Honeycomb Sheets

Completed card size: 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ (14 x 10.8 cm)

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Blackberry Bliss, Crushed Curry, Evening Evergreen, Melon Mambo, Mossy Meadow, Night of Navy, Pumpkin Pie, Soft Suede

Subscribe to the July 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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If you join during Sale-a-bration you will receive this awesome Making Plans Collection absolutely free. It includes a July 2022-December 2023 Making Plans Planner including an 8″ X 9 1/2″ Faux Leather Carrying Case, 5 1/2″ X 8 1/2″ Planer Pages, Monthly Divider Pages and Sticker Sheets. It also includes 3 – Creative Journals that are 5 3/4″ X 8″ and a Making Plans Photopolymer Stamp Set. Contact me for more information at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com. I’d love to have you on my team. You can join as a hobby demonstrator just to enjoy the discount for yourself. No obligations to sell, hold classes or have a blog.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 2 – 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front panels & inner liner)
  • Blushing Bride Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Soft Sea Foam Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 5″ (card front panel), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″(inner liner mat)
  • Gingham Cottage Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope)

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Stampin’ Up! Ringed With Nature 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’s blog, thank you for stopping by. This week we have a Sketch Challenge. Here is my card using this week’s Sketch.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Ringed With Nature Bundle along with the Sale-a-bration Rings of Love Designer Series Paper for my card today.

This is this week’s sketch.

I started by adhering a panel of Rings of Love DSP to an Evening Evergreen card bases. I embossed a panel of Vellum paper using the Leaf Fall 3D Embossing Folder and adhered it to the card front. On a strip of Parakeet Party cardstock, I stamped the leaf image from the Stampin’ Up! Ringed With Nature Photopolymer Stamp Set in Parakeet Party Ink. I adhered the strip to the card front on the Vellum panel.

Using the tree Rings Dies and Tree Rings Hybrid Embossing Folder, I cut a panel of Crumb Cake cardstock. I took the largest tree ring die and brushed Soft Suede Ink around the edge using my Spong Dauber. I adhered the die to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. On a strip of Evening Evergreen cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Ringed With Nature stamp set in Versamark Ink. I sprinkled it with my White Embossing Powder and set it using my Heat Tool. I cut the sentiment out using the smallest die from the Stitched Rectangle Dies. I adhered the sentiment to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I cut 2 of the thinner leaf dies from the Tree Rings Dies from a panel of Parakeet Party cardstock, I cut one of the larger leaf dies from a panel of Evening Evergreen cardstock. I adhered the leaf dies just under the sentiment using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I colored the berries on one of the sprig Textural Elements using my Poppy Parade Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered the sprig on top of the leaves just under the sentiment using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On the inside I stamped the tree ring image from the Ringed With Nature stamp set in Soft Suede Ink, stamping off twice on scrap paper, on a Basic White panel. I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Happiness Abounds Photopolymer Stamp Set in Evening Evergreen Ink over the tree rings. I stamped the heart image from the Ringed With Nature stamp set in Poppy Parade Ink on top of the sentiment. I stamped the leaf image from the Ringed With Nature stamp set in Parakeet Party Ink on the bottom of the panel. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Soft Suede mat and then to the inside of the Evening Evergreen card base.

To complete my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the tree ring image from the Ringed With Nature stamp set in soft Suede Ink, stamping off once on scrap paper, on the envelope front. I stamped the heart image from the Ringed With Nature stamp set in Poppy Parade Ink on top of the tree ring image. I stamped the leaf image in Parakeet Party next to the tree ring. I adhered a panel of Rings of Love 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. Now that you’ve seen my card, take a minute to hop through and see everyone’s projects today. If you click on the Next Blog button, you’ll go to Tara’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:

Sue Prather:

Karen Finkle:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic: You Are Here

Tara Carpenter:

Terry Lynn Bright:

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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:   RGVNBY93

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 2021-2022 Annual Catalog or the January – June 2022 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 month’s 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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The Back To School Sales Tax Holiday is going on until August. For those of you living in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West 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 Here on a printable PDF. Check it out to see when your state has the Sales Tax Holiday.

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Sweet Sunflowers

Subscribe July 11 – August 10

Here comes the sun(flower) for a crafting experience you won’t forget! The Sweet Sunflowers Paper Pumpkin Kit has so much in store—elegant watercolor designs hand-crafted by our in-house artists, TWO Classic Stampin’ Spots for a Two-Step stamping experience, and the all-new twist technique to make your floral designs come alive with depth and detail! 
And the August Paper Pumpkin Kit includes the Gold Foil Honeycomb Sheets as a FREE gift that will add the perfect golden accent to any card or project. We can’t wait to see the bee-utiful projects you’ll create! 

Item Number: 161120

This kit includes:

  • All the supplies you need to create 9 cards: 3 each of 3 designs; and coordinating envelopes.
  • An all-occasion stamp set to express words of gratitude, friendship, greetings and beautiful wildflower designed images.
  • Specialty Vellum honeycomb shape pre-cut pieces.
  • 2 Classic Stampin’ Spots (Crushed Curry and Soft Suede) for a Two-Step stamping experience with a twist!
  • Paper pieces and embellishments with watercolor designs and images.
  • Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  • FREE GIFT: 8 Gold Foil Honeycomb Sheets

Completed card size: 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ (14 x 10.8 cm)

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Blackberry Bliss, Crushed Curry, Evening Evergreen, Melon Mambo, Mossy Meadow, Night of Navy, Pumpkin Pie, Soft Suede

Subscribe to the July 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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If you join during Sale-a-bration you will receive this awesome Making Plans Collection absolutely free. It includes a July 2022-December 2023 Making Plans Planner including an 8″ X 9 1/2″ Faux Leather Carrying Case, 5 1/2″ X 8 1/2″ Planer Pages, Monthly Divider Pages and Sticker Sheets. It also includes 3 – Creative Journals that are 5 3/4″ X 8″ and a Making Plans Photopolymer Stamp Set. Contact me for more information at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com. I’d love to have you on my team. You can join as a hobby demonstrator just to enjoy the discount for yourself. No obligations to sell, hold classes or have a blog.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Crumb Cake Cardstock 3 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ (tree ring die)
  • Evening Evergreen Cardstock 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″), 3″ x 1″ (leaves). 2″ x 1 1/4″ (sentiment)
  • Parakeet Party Cardstock 3 1/2″ x 1/2″ (card front strip). 3″ x 1 1/2″ (leaves)
  • Soft Suede Cardstock 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Rings of Love Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ (card front), 2 1/4″ x 6″(envelope flap)
  • Vellum Paper 2″ x 5 1/2″ (card front panel)

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Stampin’ Up! Sending Charming Smiles

Good Sunday morning my stamping friends. How is everyone’s weekend going? I worked all day yesterday and was it ever busy. I’m working at the dog bakery today and it’s supposed to be another beautiful day, so I’m guessing it’ll be a busy one. Hopefully lots of pups will come is so we can give them treats.

I have a clean and simple card today. I’m trying to come up with designs for my card class this week. I have a couple new ladies coming and I’m not sure of their style. I’m trying to keep things a little on the simpler side. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Sending Smiles Bundle along with the Stampin’ Up! Charming Sentiments Photopolymer Stamp Set and the Subtle 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper for my card today.

I started by adhering a panel of Subtle DSP to a Petal Pink card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. On a panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the stem images from the Sending Smiles stamp set in Mint Macaron Ink. I stamped the flower images from the Sending Smiles stamp set in Petal Pink Ink on the double stem. I stamped the flower centers in So Saffron Ink.

I cut the panel out using the 2nd largest Stitched Rectangle Dies. I stamped the sentiment from the Charming Sentiments stamp set in Mint Macaron Ink on the top of the panel. On a scrap of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the small flower image from the Sending Smiles stamp set in Orchid Oasis Ink, stamping off once on scrap paper. I cut the flower out using my Sending dies. I adhered the cut flower to the smaller stem using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the stamped panel to a panel of Mint Macaron cardstock on an angle using Stampin’ Seal.

I adhered the layered panel to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Rhinestone Basic Jewels to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Charming Sentiments stamp set in Mint Macaron Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the stem image from the Sending Smiles stamp set in Mint Macaron Ink on the bottom of the panel. I stamped the flower images from the Sending Smiles stamp set in Petal Pink Ink and the flower centers in So Saffron Ink. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Mint Macaron mat and then to the inside of the Petal Pink card base.

To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the stems from the Sending Smiles stamp set in Mint Macaron Ink on the envelope front. I stamped the flower images from the Sending Smiles stamp set in Orchid Oasis, stamped off once on scrap paper, and Petal Pink Ink on the stems. I stamped the flower centers in So Saffron Ink. I adhered a panel of Subtle 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:   KNZ2Y4WT

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 2021-2022 Annual Catalog or the January – June 2022 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 month’s 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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Going On Now

The January–June 2022 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 beginning on June 1.

For a PDF copy of the retiring items list Click Here(note: sale prices start on June 1).

LAST CHANCE PRODUCTS DETAILS:

The sale prices begin on June 1, all items on the retiring list are available only while supplies last.

  • All 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.
  • Stamp Sets are not guaranteed during this promotion and are while supplies last
  • Discounted Prices Sales Period:  June 1-30, 2022
  • Ordering Deadline:  June  30, 2022 at 11:50 PM MT

Head over to my Online Store to pick up any of those items that you want to make sure that you don’t miss out on and then head back on June 1 to pick up any of the items on sale!

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Stampin’ Up! Buy One Get One 50% off Kits Collection Sale June 1-June 30!

Share a Kit with a Friend with the Kits Collection BOGO 50% Off Promotion

Get ready—the Kits Collection is having a buy one, get one 50% off promotion. This is the perfect time to #ShareYourMoment and share a kit from the Kits Collection with a friend! As always, the kit selection is based on availability. You can see what’s available in the Kits Collection selection Here. Go to Shop Products and Kit Collections.

Ordering information:

  • Sale runs June 1-30, 2022.
  • All kits in the Kits Collection by Stampin’ Up! qualify for this sale.
  • Kit selection is based on availability.
  • You will need at least two kits in your cart for the discount to automatically apply to the more expensive kit (yes…the more expensive one!!) at checkout.
  • There are no order limits on this promotion.

Let me know if you have any questions.  And get ready to pick up some BOGO kits in June!

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Pick of The Crop

Subscribe May 11 – June 10

Give your card collection a reFRESH with this month’s Paper Pumpkin Kit! We’re talking FRESH ideas, designs, cards, and crafts. Each month we strive to deliver a seasonal selection, and this month is no different. It’s time to express your love, gratitude, and style with summer’s hottest trends in crafting.

Plus, this month you can purchase additional mini canvas shopping bags for a fun twist on card packaging. Just our way of expanding one of our favorite kits of the season!

This kit includes:

  • 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, adhesive, and more!
  • The Pick of the Crop Paper Pumpkin Kit includes a Calypso Coral Classic Stampin’ Spot!
  • This kit’s stamp set is perfect for expressing your love, gratitude, and style. With sentiments that say “Love you a whole bunch”, “You’re the pick of the crop”, “You are the sweetest,” and so many more, you’ll be able to use this photopolymer stamp set for all of your summer projects.
  • This kit also includes specialty vellum pieces to add a fresh touch to your cards.
  • And you’ll get a Mini Shopping Bag (5-3/8″ x 6″; 13.7 x 15.2 cm) which can be used to hold a couple cards for a unique craft element. (Additional bags available to purchase separately.)
  • 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: Blackberry Bliss, Cajun Craze, Calypso Coral, Crushed Curry, Garden Green, Night of Navy, Soft Succulent 

 Available for purchase on stampinup.com starting 13 June 2022:

Mini Shopping Bags Add-On

Item Number: 161922 

Add-on details:

  • Includes 4 mini canvas bags.
  • You can fit a couple cards in each bag. Perfect for a fun twist on card packaging!
  • Stamp or color on the bags for a personalized touch.
  • Mini Shopping Bag size: 5-3/8″ x 6″ (13.7 x 15.2 cm)

SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION

Subscribe to the June Paper Pumpkin Kit 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! has some new Branded Merchandise you can purchase in the Online Store. They have tumblers in all the new 2022-2024 In-Colors, a hoodie in the Stampin’ Up! Abigail Rose design. Some Abigail Rose File Folders, the 2022-2024 In-Colors Grid Paper and an Abigail Rose Poster. Click Here to go to my Online Store to see all the new merchandise.

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I’ve updated my retirement list with items from the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog. You can see the list Here. If there are initials next to the item, they are being held for payment.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 2 – 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front and inner liner)
  • Mint Macaron Cardstock 3 1/2″ X 4 7/8″ (card front panel), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Petal Pink Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Subtle 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Oceanfront Sympathy

Good Wednesday morning my stamping friends. Happy June!! Here we go starting another month and I feel like I’ve missed most of May. We’re halfway through the week and on our way to the weekend. It’s supposed to cool off a little here over the next few days. When I got in my car yesterday to fun some errands, the temp said it was 101. That was with my card in the shade. I believe today is only supposed to hit 75 out.

Today’s card is one of those cards you don’t really like to make, but at times have to. Someone very dear and close to me passed over the weekend. I have so many wonderful memories from my childhood. My uncle was a wonderful man, caring and generous. Our families used to go on vacation together every summer for 2-3weeks. We’d laugh till our sides hurt. He will be missed but will always be in my heart. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Oceanfront Photopolymer Stamp Set along with the Stampin’ Up! Nature’s Harvest Cling Stamp Set for my card today.

I started by stamping the wheat grass and sand images from the Oceanfront stamp set in Sahara Sand Ink on a Sahara Sand card front. I embossed the card front using the Painted Texture 3D Embossing Folder and adhered it to a Sahara Sand card base.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock, using the Oceanfront stamp set, I stamped the top of the panel with Balmy Blue Ink. I stamped the center image with Coastal Cabana Ink and the bottom image in Sahara Sand Ink. I stamped the sand image from the Oceanfront stamp set in Sahara Sand Ink. I stamped the wheat grass image from the Oceanfront stamp set in Crumb Cake Ink and the small grass image in Garden Green Ink. I stamped the bird image from the Stampin’ Up! Let’s Set Sail Photopolymer Stamp Set on the top of the panel in Smoky Slate Ink. I cut the panel using the 3rd largest Stitched Rectangle Die. I adhered the stamped panel to a Balmy Blue mat using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the layered panel to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a strip of Basic White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Nature’s Harvest Stamp Set in Sahara Sand Ink. Using my Banner Pick A Punch I cut the end of the strip. I adhered the sentiment to the bottom of the panel using Stampin’ Seal and Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Faux Sea Glass Shapes along the water edge.

On the inside I stamped the sentiments from the Stampin’ Up! Inspired Thoughts Cling Stamp Set in Sahara Sand Ink. I stamped the sand image from the Oceanfront stamp set in Sahara Sand Ink along the bottom of the panel. I stamped the wheat grass image from the Oceanfront stamp set in Crumb Cake Ink. I stamped the bird image from the Let’s Set Sail stamp set in Smoky Slate Ink on the top of the panel. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Balmy Blue mat and then to the inside of the Sahara Sand card base.

To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the sand image from the Oceanfront stamp set in Sahara Sand Ink on the envelope front. I stamped the wheat grass image from the Oceanfront stamp set in Crumb Cake Ink on the bottom of the envelope front. I adhered a panel of Neutrals 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper to the envelope flap.

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   KNZ2Y4WT

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 2021-2022 Annual Catalog or the January – June 2022 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 month’s 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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Starting Today

The January–June 2022 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 beginning on June 1.

For a PDF copy of the retiring items list Click Here(note: sale prices start on June 1).

LAST CHANCE PRODUCTS DETAILS:

The sale prices begin on June 1, all items on the retiring list are available only while supplies last.

  • All 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.
  • Stamp Sets are not guaranteed during this promotion and are while supplies last
  • Discounted Prices Sales Period:  June 1-30, 2022
  • Ordering Deadline:  June  30, 2022 at 11:50 PM MT

Head over to my Online Store to pick up any of those items that you want to make sure that you don’t miss out on and then head back on June 1 to pick up any of the items on sale!

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Stampin’ Up! Buy One Get One 50% off Kits Collection Sale June 1-June 30!

Share a Kit with a Friend with the Kits Collection BOGO 50% Off Promotion

Get ready—the Kits Collection is having a buy one, get one 50% off promotion. This is the perfect time to #ShareYourMoment and share a kit from the Kits Collection with a friend! As always, the kit selection is based on availability. You can see what’s available in the Kits Collection selection Here. Go to Shop Products and Kit Collections.

Ordering information:

  • Sale runs June 1-30, 2022.
  • All kits in the Kits Collection by Stampin’ Up! qualify for this sale.
  • Kit selection is based on availability.
  • You will need at least two kits in your cart for the discount to automatically apply to the more expensive kit (yes…the more expensive one!!) at checkout.
  • There are no order limits on this promotion.

Let me know if you have any questions.  And get ready to pick up some BOGO kits in June!

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Pick of The Crop

Subscribe May 11 – June 10

Give your card collection a reFRESH with this month’s Paper Pumpkin Kit! We’re talking FRESH ideas, designs, cards, and crafts. Each month we strive to deliver a seasonal selection, and this month is no different. It’s time to express your love, gratitude, and style with summer’s hottest trends in crafting.

Plus, this month you can purchase additional mini canvas shopping bags for a fun twist on card packaging. Just our way of expanding one of our favorite kits of the season!

This kit includes:

  • 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, adhesive, and more!
  • The Pick of the Crop Paper Pumpkin Kit includes a Calypso Coral Classic Stampin’ Spot!
  • This kit’s stamp set is perfect for expressing your love, gratitude, and style. With sentiments that say “Love you a whole bunch”, “You’re the pick of the crop”, “You are the sweetest,” and so many more, you’ll be able to use this photopolymer stamp set for all of your summer projects.
  • This kit also includes specialty vellum pieces to add a fresh touch to your cards.
  • And you’ll get a Mini Shopping Bag (5-3/8″ x 6″; 13.7 x 15.2 cm) which can be used to hold a couple cards for a unique craft element. (Additional bags available to purchase separately.)
  • 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: Blackberry Bliss, Cajun Craze, Calypso Coral, Crushed Curry, Garden Green, Night of Navy, Soft Succulent 

 Available for purchase on stampinup.com starting 13 June 2022:

Mini Shopping Bags Add-On

Item Number: 161922 

Add-on details:

  • Includes 4 mini canvas bags.
  • You can fit a couple cards in each bag. Perfect for a fun twist on card packaging!
  • Stamp or color on the bags for a personalized touch.
  • Mini Shopping Bag size: 5-3/8″ x 6″ (13.7 x 15.2 cm)

SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION

Subscribe to the June Paper Pumpkin Kit 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! has some new Branded Merchandise you can purchase in the Online Store. They have tumblers in all the new 2022-2024 In-Colors, a hoodie in the Stampin’ Up! Abigail Rose design. Some Abigail Rose File Folders, the 2022-2024 In-Colors Grid Paper and an Abigail Rose Poster. Click Here to go to my Online Store to see all the new merchandise.

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I’ve updated my retirement list with items from the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog. You can see the list Here. If there are initials next to the item, they are being held for payment.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Balmy Blue Cardstock 4 1/2″ x 3 1/8″ (artwork mat), 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Basic White Cardstock 2 – 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front & inner liner), 1/2″ x 3 3/4″ (sentiment)
  • Sahara Sand Cardstock 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″), 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front)
  • Neutrals 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 2 1/4″ x 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Ranunculus Romance 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. This week we have a Sketch Challenge. Here is my card using this week’s Sketch.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Ranunculus Romance Bundle from the January-June 2022 Mini Catalog for my card today.

Here’s our sketch for this week.

My colors are from the TGIF Challenge #367.

I started by adhering a panel of Heart & Home Designer Series Paper to a Soft Succulent card base. I cut a panel of Soft Succulent and Artfully Composed Designer Series Paper using the 4th largest Stitched Rectangle Dies. I adhered the 2 rectangles together using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the layered die cuts to the card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the rose image from the Stampin’ Up! Ranunculus Romance Cling Stamp Set in Smoky Slate Ink, stamping off once on scrap paper. I colored the image using my Fresh Freesia and Soft Succulent Stampin’ Blends Markers. I cut the image out using the coordinating die from the Ranunculus Dies and adhered it to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. From panels of Fresh Freesia, Shimmery White and Vellum Paper, I cut 2 of the small floral dies using the Ranunculus Dies from each panel. I adhered them behind the rose die using small amounts of Multipurpose Liquid Glue and Glue Dots.

On a panel of Soft Succulent cardstock, I stamped the script image from the Ranunculus Romance stamp set in Soft Succulent Ink. I stamped the sentiment from the Ranunculus Romance stamp set in Versamark Ink on top of the script image. I sprinkled it with my White Embossing Powder and set it using my Heat Tool. I cut the sentiment out using the narrowest die from the Stitched Rectangle Dies and adhered it to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few 2021-2023 In- Color Opal Rounds to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Ranunculus Romance stamp set in Smoky Slate Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the rose image from the Ranunculus Romance stamp set in Smoky Slate Ink, stamping off once on scrap paper, next to the sentiment. I colored the image using my Fresh Freesia and Soft Succulent Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Fresh Freesia mat and then to the inside of the Soft Succulent 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 Smoky Slate Ink, stamping off once on scrap paper, on the envelope front and colored it using my Fresh Freesia and Soft Succulent Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered a panel of Heart & Home 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 and see everyone’s projects today. If you click on the Next Blog button, you’ll go to Tara’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.

Tara Carpenter:

Terry Lynn Bright:

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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:   GVR7KE4E

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 2021-2022 Annual Catalog or the January – June 2022 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 month’s 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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FREE 2022-2024 In-Color Products Joining Special May 3-May 31

May is a great time to pick up the Stampin’ Up! Starter Kit!!  Stampin’ Up! is offering $66.50 in FREE 2022-2024 In Color merchandise when you purchase the Starter Kit between May 3-31!

This incredible deal is in addition to the $125 of products that you normally get with your Starter Kit and the free business supplies, free shipping, a free paper Pumpkin Kit and all the fun being a part of Stampin’ Up!

The Starter Kit is only $99 + tax!!  And if you join between May 3-31, you’ll get:

  • $125 Stampin’ Up! merchandise of your choice
  • $66.50 in 2022-2024 In Color merchandise (see the list below)
  • free business supplies and catalogs
  • free random past Paper Pumpkin Kit
  • free shipping!!

The free items 2022-2024 In Color included with the Starter Kit are:

  • 2022–2024 In Color Grid Paper (item 160009)
  • 2022–2024 In Color Ink Pad Collection (item 161108)
  • 2022–2024 In Color Cardstock Collection (item 159204)
  • 2022–2024 In Color 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper Assortments (item 159253)

Such an awesome deal!!  And such a great time to join as a Demonstrator! 

If you are interested in learning more about becoming a Demonstrator, click Here to see all of the benefits.  You can also sign up electronically on that same page.  If you have any questions, please contact me at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com. I’d love to talk to you more about it!

And if you’re ready to join us, click on the “join my team” banner below to head over to my Stampin’ Up! website to get started!

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Pick of The Crop

Subscribe May 11 – June 10

Give your card collection a reFRESH with this month’s Paper Pumpkin Kit! We’re talking FRESH ideas, designs, cards, and crafts. Each month we strive to deliver a seasonal selection, and this month is no different. It’s time to express your love, gratitude, and style with summer’s hottest trends in crafting.

Plus, this month you can purchase additional mini canvas shopping bags for a fun twist on card packaging. Just our way of expanding one of our favorite kits of the season!

This kit includes:

  • 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, adhesive, and more!
  • The Pick of the Crop Paper Pumpkin Kit includes a Calypso Coral Classic Stampin’ Spot!
  • This kit’s stamp set is perfect for expressing your love, gratitude, and style. With sentiments that say “Love you a whole bunch”, “You’re the pick of the crop”, “You are the sweetest,” and so many more, you’ll be able to use this photopolymer stamp set for all of your summer projects.
  • This kit also includes specialty vellum pieces to add a fresh touch to your cards.
  • And you’ll get a Mini Shopping Bag (5-3/8″ x 6″; 13.7 x 15.2 cm) which can be used to hold a couple cards for a unique craft element. (Additional bags available to purchase separately.)
  • 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: Blackberry Bliss, Cajun Craze, Calypso Coral, Crushed Curry, Garden Green, Night of Navy, Soft Succulent 

Available for purchase on stampinup.com starting 13 June 2022:

Mini Shopping Bags Add-On

Item Number: 161922 

Add-on details:

  • Includes 4 mini canvas bags.
  • You can fit a couple cards in each bag. Perfect for a fun twist on card packaging!
  • Stamp or color on the bags for a personalized touch.
  • Mini Shopping Bag size: 5-3/8″ x 6″ (13.7 x 15.2 cm)

SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION

Subscribe to the June Paper Pumpkin Kit 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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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner)
  • Fresh Freesia Cardstock 2 1/2″ X 3″ (die cuts), 4′ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner mat)
  • Soft Succulent Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored & folded at 5 1/2″), 3″ X 4 1/2″ (card front panel), 2 3/4″ X 1″ (sentiment)
  • Artfully Composed Designer Series Paper 3″ X 4 1/2″ (card front panel)
  • Heart & Home Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)
  • Shimmery White Paper 2 1/2″ X 3″ (die cuts)
  • Vellum Paper 2 1/2″ X 3″ (die cuts)

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Stampin’ Up! Wild & Sweet CAS Sneak Peek

Good Monday morning my stamping friends. How was everyone’s weekend? It was very rainy here and it got cold again. Just when I thought spring was here it changed back.

I have a sneak peek for you today from the upcoming 2022-2023 Annual Catalog. Before I forget, if you are a customer of mine, be watching your mail. I was able to get to the post office on Friday before they closed and got your catalogs in the mail. If you are not a customer of mine yet and would like to be and would like a catalog, please send me a note at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com and I’ll get one in the mail to you. Here’s my card for today.

I used the new Stampin’ Up! Wild & Sweet Cling Stamp Set along with the retiring Pattern Party Host Designer Series Paper for my card today.

I started by adhering a panel of Pattern Party DSP to a Basic Black card base. This is a Hose Exclusive pack of DSP that will be retiring May 2nd.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the panda image from the Wild & Sweet stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I cut the image out using the 3rd largest Stitched Rectangle Dies. Using the 2nd largest Stitched Rectangle Die I cut a panel of Basic Black cardstock. I adhered the artwork to the Basic Black rectangle using Stampin’ Seal.

I adhered the layered panel to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Black Matte Dots to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! On The Horizon Cling 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 Pattern Party DSP mat and then to the inside of the Basic Black 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 with the new stamp set and might be adding this one to your wish list too. It makes nice quick and easy cards. 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:   XXM77BHN

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 2021-2022 Annual Catalog or the January – June 2022 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 month’s 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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The Stampin’ Up! 2021-2022 Annual Catalog Retiring Lists have posted, and the Last Chance Products Sale has begun!

Click here for a printable PDF list of all retiring items including the discounted prices.

LAST CHANCE PRODUCTS DETAILS

  • All products are available while supplies last, and there are no purchase limits, so order soon (or order now so that you don’t have to worry!) to make sure that you are able to get the items that you are wanting!
  • Discounted items can be added to a Starter Kit and redeemed as a 50% off item or with Stampin’ Rewards.
  • Stamp Sets are not guaranteed during this promotion and are while supplies last.
  • ORDER DEADLINES:  May 2, 2022, at 11:50 PM MT
  • The 2020-2022 In Colors – Cinnamon Cider, Just Jade, Bumblebee, Magenta Madness, and Misty Moonlight will be going away. I HIGHLY encourage you to stock up early on the 2020-2022 In-Color Cardstock, Ink Pads, and Refills as soon as possible, as these items sell out quickly!

Let me know if you have any questions.  Happy shopping!

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Celebrating In Color

Subscribe April 11- May 10


Create magic with the NEW 2022–2024 In Colors with this Paper Pumpkin kit! With vivid pops of green and red and a range of blues, these colors are perfect for fun festivities. Send your best wishes or happy moments with the large bold lettering and gorgeous gold foil details. Plus, you can also send gift cards with the included coordinating gift card holders!

ENDLESS COORDINATION

The Celebrating In Color Paper Pumpkin Kit is not just a gorgeous kit on its own, it can become a dazzling addition to all the coordinating 2022–2024 In Color products in the upcoming 2022–2023 Annual Catalog! There’s a whole new range of colors and products to mix and match with. Make sure you flip through the catalog and pick up all the coordinating products that catch your eye, and then make sure to show us what you come up with. Post your creations on social media using the hashtags #PaperPumpkin and #CelebratingInColor to ensure we see it!

That’s right! Not only does this kit come with 10 stunning cards and coordinating envelopes, it also includes 10 coordinating gift card holders as well. That means you can send your friends, family, or coworkers congratulatory words alongside a well-earned gift card to really show your appreciation for them.

As an added bonus, every May Paper Pumpkin subscriber will get the chance to win a GOLDEN Voucher worth $25 USD | $34 CAD in Stampin’ Up! products! The winners will find their Golden Voucher in their May 2022 Paper Pumpkin box. This is the perfect time to snag coordinating In Color products from the 2022–2023 Annual Catalog that will go live on 3 May 2022 in the online store!

Watch Sara in this video where she goes over her favorite features of the kit.

This kit includes:

  • Celebrating In Color Photopolymer Stamp Set
  • Basic Gray Classic Stampin’ Spot®
  • Printed card bases
  • Printed In Color envelopes
  • Printed In Color gift card holders
  • Foiled die cuts
  • Printed die cuts
  • Adhesive-backed In Color embellishments
  • Tear & Tape Adhesive
  • dimensionals

Card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm)

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Orchid Oasis, Parakeet Party, Starry Sky, Sweet Sorbet, Tahitian Tide

SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION

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

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

SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION

Subscribe to the May Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 April and 10 May 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 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (artwork mat)
  • Basic White Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (artwork), 3 3/4″ X 5″ (inner liner)
  • Pattern Party Host Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 1/2″ X 5″ (inner liner strip), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat), 1/2″ X 6″ & 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope)

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Stampin’ Up! Celebrating You Mother’s Day

Good Monday morning my stamping friends. How was everyone’s weekend? I hope you were able to do something fun.

Today’s card is one that we are going to make at my Stamp Camp card class tomorrow night. I thought I’d focus on using some designer series paper with the ladies. I know I always used to struggle with how and when to use it. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Celebrating you Cling Stamp Set along with the Expressions in Ink Designer Series Paper for my card today. Tomorrow night the ladies are all going to be making this card, but they will all have different designs of the DSP and different color card stock for their cards. I can’t wait to see how different they all come out.

I started by embossing a Basic White card front using the Painted Texture 3D Embossing Folder. I adhered the card front to a Polished Pink mat and then to a Thick Basic White card base.

I cut 4 panels of the Expressions in Ink DSP using my Stitched Rectangle Dies. I adhered the 4 cut panels of DSP to 4 Polished Pink mats and then to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Celebrating You stamp set in Polished Pink Ink. I cut the sentiment out using the same side Stitched Rectangle Die and adhered it to a Polished Pink mat. I adhered the layered sentiment to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Polished Pink 2021-2023 In-Color Jewels to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Celebrating You stamp set in Polished Pink Ink on a Basic White panel. I adhered a strip of the Expressions in Ink DSP to the bottom of the panel. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Polished Pink mat and then to the inside of the Thick Basic White card base.

To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I adhered a strip of the Expressions in Ink DSP on 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:   XXM77BHN

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 2021-2022 Annual Catalog or the January – June 2022 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 month’s 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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The Stampin’ Up! 2021-2022 Annual Catalog Retiring Lists have posted, and the Last Chance Products Sale has begun!

Click here for a printable PDF list of all retiring items including the discounted prices.

LAST CHANCE PRODUCTS DETAILS

  • All products are available while supplies last, and there are no purchase limits, so order soon (or order now so that you don’t have to worry!) to make sure that you are able to get the items that you are wanting!
  • Discounted items can be added to a Starter Kit and redeemed as a 50% off item or with Stampin’ Rewards.
  • Stamp Sets are not guaranteed during this promotion and are while supplies last.
  • ORDER DEADLINES:  May 2, 2022, at 11:50 PM MT
  • The 2020-2022 In Colors – Cinnamon Cider, Just Jade, Bumblebee, Magenta Madness, and Misty Moonlight will be going away. I HIGHLY encourage you to stock up early on the 2020-2022 In-Color Cardstock, Ink Pads, and Refills as soon as possible, as these items sell out quickly!

Let me know if you have any questions.  Happy shopping!

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Stampin’ Up! 2022-2023 Annual Catalogs Coming Soon!

With the retiring list for the current Annual Catalog being posted…that means that the new 2022-2023 Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog will be here soon!  I got to preview it and I’m loving what I’m seeing!

Here are the details:

  • I will be ordering the 2022-2023 Annual Catalogs on April 1 for my customers.  I will pack up the catalogs and mail them back out to my customers just as soon as they arrive.  I anticipate that the new catalogs for my customers will begin arriving by mid-April.
  • If you are not a current customer of mine but would like to be and would like to get a copy of the upcoming catalog when I mail them out, simply place an order through my Online Store and you’ll be added to my mailing list!
  • Ordering from the new Annual Catalog starts on May 3, 2022!

Let me know if you have any questions.  I can’t wait for you to see the new catalog!  Demonstrator preorder starts on April 1!  If you’re interested in joining, you can preorder and get the discount for yourself!  Head over to my joining page Here to see the benefits of being a Demonstrator and to sign up now!

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Change is Beautiful

Subscribe March 11 – April 10

Growing through life can also mean growing pains. Whether they’re climbing their career ladder or moving out for the first time—change can be simultaneously thrilling and scary—but isn’t that what makes life beautiful? Because new beginnings, after all, are simply new adventures. Let your loved ones know you’ll be there to support them through all of life’s chapters! 

The Change is Beautiful kit contains enough supplies to create 9 stunning cards with a unique folding technique to commemorate moments of change. The designs are inspired by the natural cycles of change found in nature. 

This kit includes:

  • Change is Beautiful Photopolymer Stamp Set
  • Melon Mambo Classic Stampin’ Spot®
  • Printed card bases
  • Printed envelopes
  • Printed, shaped die cuts
  • Iridescent sea glass
  • Dimensionals

Card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm)

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Balmy Blue, Basic Black, Bermuda Bay, Crushed Curry, Evening Evergreen, Granny Apple Green, Melon Mambo

SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION

Subscribe to the April Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 March and 10 April at paperpumpkin.com!

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

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Stampin’ Up! New Shipping Fees Beginning April 1

I want to let you know about a change to Stampin’ Up!’s shipping and handling pricing.  Starting April 1, the minimum shipping charge will increase by $1.00, from $6.95 to $7.95—or by one percentage point, from 10% to 11% of the total order amount—whichever is greater.

If you ever use the expedited shipping options, those fees are going up a bit too.  Here are the new fees for expedited shipping:

  • Next Day Upgrade: $38.00 USD ($3.00 USD increase from the previous rate)
  • 2nd Day Upgrade: $23.00 USD ($3.00 USD increase from the previous rate)
  • 3 Day Shipping Upgrade: $15.00 USD ($5.00 USD increase from the previous rate)
  • The expedited shipping option rates above are calculated in addition to the standard shipping rate (e.g., the next day shipping option would cost $7.95 USD or 11%—whichever is greater—plus $38.00 USD)

I want to make sure you’re aware of this change, as it impacts both you and me.  Stampin’ Up! has worked to keep the increase as minimal as possible so they can continue bringing you the unique, high-quality, and coordinated paper crafting products that you love.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 2 – 3 3/4″ X 5″ (card front & inner liner), 2″ X 1 1/2″(sentiment)
  • Basic White Thick Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Polished Pink Cardstock 2 – 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front & inner liner mats), 5 – 1 7/8″ X 1 3/8″ (sdp & sentiment mats)
  • Expressions in Ink Designer Series Paper 2″ X 6″ (cut into 4 stitched rectangles), 1/2″ X 5″ (inner liner strip), 1/2″ X 6″ & 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope)

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Stampin’ Up! Back On Your Feet Giraffe

Good Monday morning my stamping friends. How was everyone’s weekend? Did anyone do anything fun? The cold weather is back here for us. It’s only supposed to get up to 36 today and drop to 23 tonight. We even had a snow squall go through yesterday while I was at work. We may skip spring this year and go right to summer like we have in the past.

Today’s card is a special one. Some of you know that I was a Girl Scout when I was younger, and I was Girl Scout Leader for 13 years for my daughter. I had girls from kindergarten all the way up to graduation from high school. I bridged them to adult Girl Scouts in June of 2016. One of my girl scouts that I had for the full 13 years, I always called her the wild child, was in a car accident a few weeks ago. She got banged up pretty bad was in the hospital for a week and had to have knee surgery along with some others. I thought I’d make her a card letting her know that we were thinking of her and hoping that she has a speedy recovery. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Back On Your Feet Cling Stamp Set along with the In The Wild Designer Series Paper and the Pansy Petals Designer Series Paper for my card today.

I started by adhering a panel of Pansy Petals DSP to a Bumblebee card base. I embossed a panel of Evening Evergreen cardstock using the Painted Texture 3D Embossing Folder. I adhered a panel of In The Wild DSP to a Bumblebee mat using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the layered panel to the embossed panel using Multipurpose Liquid Glue and set aside.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the giraffe image from the Back On Your Feet stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I stamped just the leaf from the sloth image on the top of the panel in Tuxedo Black Ink. I colored the images using my Cinnamon Cider, Flirty Flamingo, So Saffron and Soft Succulent Stampin’ Blends Markers. I cut the image out using my Stitched Rectangle Dies and adhered it to a Bumblebee mat using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the layered artwork to the layered panels using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I wrapped a piece of the Bumblebee 1/4″ Gingham Trim around the layered panels and tied a bow. On a small piece of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the sentiment out from the Back On Your Feet stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink and cut it our using my Layering Circles Dies. I adhered the sentiment to the left of the artwork using Glue Dots and Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the layered panels to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Cinnamon Cider 2020-2022 In-Color Square Gems to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment form the Back On Your Feet stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the giraffe image to the right of the sentiment in Tuxedo Black Ink and colored it using my Cinnamon Cider, Flirty Flamingo and So Saffron Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered the Basic White panel to an Evening Evergreen mat and then to the inside of the Bumblebee card base.

To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the giraffe image from the Back On Your Feet stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the envelope front and colored it using my Cinnamon Cider, Flirty Flamingo and So Saffron Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered a panel of In The Wild 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. Don’t forget that this stamp set, and both of the DSP’s will be retiring soon on May 2nd. 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:   R6393VBY

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 2021-2022 Annual Catalog or the January – June 2022 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 month’s 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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The Stampin’ Up! 2021-2022 Annual Catalog Retiring Lists have posted, and the Last Chance Products Sale has begun!

Click here for a printable PDF list of all retiring items including the discounted prices.

LAST CHANCE PRODUCTS DETAILS

  • All products are available while supplies last, and there are no purchase limits, so order soon (or order now so that you don’t have to worry!) to make sure that you are able to get the items that you are wanting!
  • Discounted items can be added to a Starter Kit and redeemed as a 50% off item or with Stampin’ Rewards.
  • Stamp Sets are not guaranteed during this promotion and are while supplies last.
  • ORDER DEADLINES:  May 2, 2022, at 11:50 PM MT
  • The 2020-2022 In Colors – Cinnamon Cider, Just Jade, Bumblebee, Magenta Madness, and Misty Moonlight will be going away. I HIGHLY encourage you to stock up early on the 2020-2022 In-Color Cardstock, Ink Pads, and Refills as soon as possible, as these items sell out quickly!

Let me know if you have any questions.  Happy shopping!

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Here’s a sneak peek of all the new 2022-2024 In-Colors from Stampin’ Up!

Want to see a little sneak peek at some of the new goodies from the Stampin’ Up! 2022-2023 Annual Catalog??  Check out the new 2022-2024 In Colors!  They’re beautiful!

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Stampin’ Up! 2022-2023 Annual Catalogs Coming Soon!

With the retiring list for the current Annual Catalog being posted Today…that means that the new 2022-2023 Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog will be here soon!  I got to preview it today and I’m loving what I’m seeing!

Here are the details:

  • I will be ordering the 2022-2023 Annual Catalogs on April 1 for my customers.  I will pack up the catalogs and mail them back out to my customers just as soon as they arrive.  I anticipate that the new catalogs for my customers will begin arriving by mid-April.
  • If you are not a current customer of mine but would like to be and would like to get a copy of the upcoming catalog when I mail them out, simply place an order through my Online Store and you’ll be added to my mailing list!
  • Ordering from the new Annual Catalog starts on May 3, 2022!

Let me know if you have any questions.  I can’t wait to see the new catalog soon!  Demonstrator preorder starts on April 1!  If you’re interested in joining, you can preorder and get the discount for yourself!  Head over to my joining page Here to see the benefits of being a Demonstrator and to sign up now!

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ORDERING BONUS FROM ME!!!

I’m offering a little ordering bonus for all orders of $50+ place through me during the month of March!  Instead of getting only the tutorials of the month, you’ll get six sets of previous tutorials using bundles that are currently on sale plus the March Daffodil Daydream tutorials!

Here are all seven of the tutorials that you’ll get:

  • Daffodil Daydream
  • Sweet As A Peach
  • Quiet Meadow
  • Pansy Patch
  • Art Gallery*
  • Hydrangea Haven*
  • Celebrate Sunflowers*

You’ll get the tutorials from me no matter what you purchase as long as your order is $50 or greater during March 2022!

*Some of the tutorials are feature items that are now retired; however, the basic designs can be incorporated with many different designer papers and embellishments.

Click Here for my Online Store and start shopping those, Sales.

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Savings are in Bloom

March 1 – March 31

If you haven’t already, it’s time to meet your mini crafting companion: the Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine! If this is your first encounter, allow us to introduce you.

This mini—but mighty—machine is durable, portable, and easy to use. It’s the perfect pick for budding beginners who want to branch out, papercrafting pros who want to craft on the go, or those who are short on storage space! With this trusty tool, any crafter can make precise cuts and embossed designs for their projects with one pass.

During the month of March, you can snag the Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine at a 20% discount! This miniature machine is compatible with a large selection of Stampin’ Up! embossing folders and dies. Build your craft collection and combine the Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine with any (or all!) of the select stamp-and-die bundles that are also available for 20% off during the month of March!

Take your crafting to the next level. 

Savings are in Bloom Promotion Details

  • Promotion Sales Period:  March 1 – March 31, 2022
  • Promotion Ends:  March 31, 2022 at 11:50 PM MT
  • The Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine will be available for purchase at a 20% discount.
  • A number of select stamp-and-die bundles that are compatible with the Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine will also be available for purchase at a 20% discount.
  • For this promotion only, we’ve brought back the previously popular Art Gallery, Celebrate Sunflowers, and Garden Wishes bundles. They will only be available in their bundle form during this promotion, so make sure to snag ‘em while you still can!
  • The Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine and select compatible bundles can be bought together or separately.
  • There is no limit on the number of Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machines you can purchase during this promotion.
  • Products are available in all markets while supplies last. Offer may vary from market to market based on product availability. No backorders or substitutions will be allowed.
  • The stamp-and-die bundles that can be found in a current catalog will be replenished until they retire. When they do retire, the bundles will be added to the Retiring List.
  • Due to supply chain challenges, this promotion may be altered or ended early. I will notify you if we hear that this offer may be changed or ended before March 31. 

You can see the full list of bundles included in the sale on this flyer Click Here for a printable PDF flyer.

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Change is Beautiful

Subscribe March 11 – April 10

Growing through life can also mean growing pains. Whether they’re climbing their career ladder or moving out for the first time—change can be simultaneously thrilling and scary—but isn’t that what makes life beautiful? Because new beginnings, after all, are simply new adventures. Let your loved ones know you’ll be there to support them through all of life’s chapters! 

The Change is Beautiful kit contains enough supplies to create 9 stunning cards with a unique folding technique to commemorate moments of change. The designs are inspired by the natural cycles of change found in nature. 

This kit includes:

  • Change is Beautiful Photopolymer Stamp Set
  • Melon Mambo Classic Stampin’ Spot®
  • Printed card bases
  • Printed envelopes
  • Printed, shaped die cuts
  • Iridescent sea glass
  • Dimensionals

Card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm)

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Balmy Blue, Basic Black, Bermuda Bay, Crushed Curry, Evening Evergreen, Granny Apple Green, Melon Mambo

SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION

Subscribe to the April Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 March and 10 April at paperpumpkin.com!

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

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Stampin’ Up! New Shipping Fees Beginning April 1

I want to let you know about a change to Stampin’ Up!’s shipping and handling pricing.  Starting April 1, the minimum shipping charge will increase by $1.00, from $6.95 to $7.95—or by one percentage point, from 10% to 11% of the total order amount—whichever is greater.

If you ever use the expedited shipping options, those fees are going up a bit too.  Here are the new fees for expedited shipping:

  • Next Day Upgrade: $38.00 USD ($3.00 USD increase from the previous rate)
  • 2nd Day Upgrade: $23.00 USD ($3.00 USD increase from the previous rate)
  • 3 Day Shipping Upgrade: $15.00 USD ($5.00 USD increase from the previous rate)
  • The expedited shipping option rates above are calculated in addition to the standard shipping rate (e.g., the next day shipping option would cost $7.95 USD or 11%—whichever is greater—plus $38.00 USD)

I want to make sure you’re aware of this change, as it impacts both you and me.  Stampin’ Up! has worked to keep the increase as minimal as possible so they can continue bringing you the unique, high-quality, and coordinated paper crafting products that you love.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 4″ X 2 1/2″ (artwork), 1 1/2″ X 1 1/2″ (sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Bumblebee Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored & folded at 5 1/2″), 2″ X 5 1/2″ (dsp mat), 1 3/4″ x 3 3/4″ (artwork mat)
  • Evening Evergreen Cardstock 2 1/4″ X 4″ (card front panel), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • In The Wild Designer Series Paper 1 7/8″ X 5 1/2″ (card front panel), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope)
  • Pansy Petals Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front)

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