Stampin’ Up! Cup of Tea Thank You

Good Saturday morning my stamping friends, welcome to the weekend and Merry Christmas Eve. We’re down to the final countdown till Santa arrives. I’ll be at work today waiting on those crazy people (like me) that waited till the last minute to go shopping. The good thing is, we’re closing the store at 2pm. In all the years I’ve worked here (38 to be exact) I’ve NEVER worked on Christmas Eve. I’m usually home prepping our 7 fish dinner. Things have changed a bit over the past couple years.

I have a fairly quick card for you today using items from the Annual Catalog. Here’s my card for today.

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I used the Stampin’ Up! Cup of Tea Bundle along with the Tea Boutique 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper for my card today.

My sketch is from Hand Stamped Sentiments Challenge #404.

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I started by adhering 3 panels of Tea Boutique DSP to a Garden Green card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. ON a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the teacup image from the Cup of Tea stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I stamped the lemon slice from the Cup of Tea stamp set in Daffodil Delight Ink and the sentiment in Garden Green Ink. I cut the images out using the Teacup Dies. I colored the teacup using the Fresh Freesia and Parakeet Party Stampin’ Blends Markers.

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I cut a panel of Basic White cardstock using the Deckled Rectangle Dies. I embossed the die cut panel using the Hive 3D Embossing Folder. I adhered the panel to a Garden Green mat using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I wrapped a piece of Garden Green 3/8″ Ribbon from the Real Red and Garden Green Ribbon Combo Pack, around the layered panel and tied a bow.

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I adhered a piece of White Bakers Twine from the Bakers Twine Essential Pack to the back of the teacup. I threaded it through the handle and adhered it to the back of the tag using a Glue Dot. I adhered the teacup to the layered panel using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the lemon slice using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the panel to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Glossy Dots Assortment to the card front.

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On the inside, I stamped the sentiment from the Cup of Tea stamp set in Garden Green Ink on a panel of Basic White cardstock. I stamped the teacup image from the Cup of Tea stamp set on the bottom of the panel in Tuxedo Black Ink and colored it using the Fresh Freesia and Parakeet Party Stampin’ Blends Markers. I stamped the lemon slice next to the cup in Daffodil Delight Ink. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Garden Green mat then to the inside of the Garden Green card base.

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To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the teacup image from the Cup of Tea stamp set on the envelope front in Tuxedo Black Ink. I colored the image using my Fresh Freesia and Parakeet Party Stampin’ Blends Markers. I stamped the lemon slice from the Cup of Tea stamp set next to the cup in Daffodil Delight Ink. I adhered a panel of Tea Boutique DSP to the envelope flap.

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

I hope you all have a very Merry Christmas tomorrow and are able to spend some time with family and friends.

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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:   7PTW7A3H

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 2022-2023 Annual Catalog or the July – December 2022 Mini Catalog!  Unfortunately packs of cardstock are no longer an option for a free gift. Shipping has become too expensive to ship and it’s costing me as much to ship as the cardstock costs. 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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In response to changing policies at Stampin’ Up – I’m adjusting my Ordering Gift policy as well.  I’m having to get a little more tough on the adding of Host codes when you place your order thru my Online Store.

Not to worry – you’re still going to get that $10 ordering gift for orders of $50 (before shipping & tax) or greater.  And the gift is still any 1 SU! product up to that $10 value – which includes some of our fun Host Sets!

But – if you DO NOT use the Host code for your orders of less than $150 (this is the RETAIL total before Shipping & Handling), then you’ll have two options:

  1. You’ll need to call Stampin’ Up! (1-800-Stamp-Up) and ask them to add it for you. They’re very helpful and will get it done quickly!  OR….
  2. If your order was over the $50 threshold but under $150, then…you’ll forfeit that $10 ordering gift and rewards – this is the Bummer Option – and I REALLY don’t want to do this, SO please remember to add my Current Host Code.

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January – April 2023 Mini Catalog Designer Series Paper Share

If you are a customer of mine, you should have received your catalogs. If you are not a customer yet and would like to be, please send me an email with your name and address stating that you would like a copy of the new January-April 2023 Mini Catalog.

I’m offering a Designer Series Paper share from the January-April 2023 Mini Catalog, and I’d love to have you join!!  I’m placing my share order early on January 5 and I’m going to use the expedited shipping option so I should be able to have the shares cut, bundled and back out to you during the week of January 9.

How shares work:  I order full packs of all of the Designer Series Papers listed below, I cut them into 6″ x 6″ pieces (or 6″ x 12″ pieces for double shares) and give you one panel of each design from each pack on the list.  I pack up the paper in a cellophane bag and mail it back out to you just as quickly as I can!  Shares give you a good working sample of all of the papers so that you can decide which ones to order in full packs! Designer Series Paper Shares Do Not earn my Creative Stamping Designs Rewards.

Here are the Designer Series Paper Shares that I am offering from the new Mini Catalog:

New Designer Series Paper Share – $27.00 plus $8.00 for Priority Mail shipping

You will receive one 6×6 sheet of each design from the following DSP and specialty paper packs (the number behind the name indicates how many 6×6 sheets of that paper pack you will receive):

  • By The Bay 6″ x 6″ Specialty – 12
  • Country Floral – 6
  • Country Gingham 6″ x 6″ – 6
  • Delicate Desert – 6
  • Dry Brush Metallic – 2
  • Enjoy The Journey – 6
  • Fancy Flora 6″ x 6″ – 12
  • Fine Shimmer – 3
  • Like An Animal Specialty – 6
  • Rain Or Shine Specialty – 6
  • Ready To Ride Specialty – 6
  • Regency Park 6″ x 6″ – 12
  • Textured Shimmer – 3
  • Vellum Basics Specialty – 3

In all, you’ll receive 89 – 6” x 6” sheets of designer or speciality paper!

Double DSP Share – $54.00 + $8.00 Shipping by Priority Mail – I’ll cut the designer paper sheets into 6×12 so that you’ll be able to get three A2 size card fronts from each sheet (except for the By The Bay, Country Gingham, Fancy Flora and Regency Park, you’ll get double sheets of those since they’re already precut).

FREE Gift From Me! – As a bonus for joining my share, you’ll also get a sampler of the Sale-a-bration Designer Series Paper Packs!  I’ll send each participant in my share a sampler of papers from the Dainty Flowers, Day At The Farm, Favored Flowers and Dandy Designs Sale-a-bration DSP packs!

Anyone is welcome to join in my share (please note, I can only ship to addresses within the US).  If you’d like to join, email the following information to creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com.

  • Your first and last name
  • Your address for Paper Shares to be shipped to
  • The email address that is connected to your Paypal account. I only accept Paypal for payment unless you are a customer of mine.  If you are a customer, I will accept payment by check.  ***You do not need to have a Paypal account to pay the invoice, you can choose to pay by credit card without having a Paypal account.

Deadline to sign up for my share is Monday, January 2.

Let me know if you have any questions.

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Last Chance Going on Now – January 4, 2023

The July–December 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 60% on essential craft supplies. What are you waiting for? Start shopping! After all, this selection of Last Chance Products is only available while supplies last. Click Here for a printable PDF of the Last Chance List. Get those shopping lists ready for December 1st to shop early

  • This Last Chance Products promotion typically includes a Retiring List (products that will no longer be available once the catalog retires) and a Carryover List (products that will still be available once the catalog retires).
  • Discounts are not always available with the Retiring List. When they are, they will vary from one market to another depending on product performance.
  • All products are available while supplies last, and there are no purchase limits.
  • 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.

SALES PERIOD

  • Starts: 1 December 2022 at 12:00 AM (MT)
  • Ends: 4 January 2023 at 11:59 PM (MT)

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Love Treats Kit

Get ready for the latest addition to the Kits Collection by Stampin’ Up! The Love Treats Kit comes with everything you need to make sweet, homemade crafts and spread the love this season!

This kit includes: 

  • 20 treat boxes measuring 3″ x 2″ x 15/16″ (7.6 x 5.08 x 2.3 cm)
  • One photopolymer love-themed stamp set
  • One Basic Gray Ink Spot
  • Different die-cut stickers with heart designs
  • Coordinating colors include Petal Pink and Soft Succulent
  • Building the 20 treat boxes takes less than 60 minutes to complete

161127 LOVE TREATS KIT $21 USD | $29 CAD

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Key To My Heart

Subscribe December 11 – January 10

Seal your love this season with the Key to My Heart Paper Pumpkin Kit! This month’s kit represents the tradition of locking a padlock on a bridge to symbolize unbreakable love. It comes with everything you need to make 9 darling love-themed cards—3 each of 3 designs. So, no matter who your dance partner or dinner date is, you can make something heartfelt for them this season.  

Plus, this month there is a special add-on! The add-on is a heart-shaped treat box. These Heart Boxes are easy to put together and will take your crafting even further. Add-ons are live during the subscription period but are only available while supplies. Act quick, and don’t miss out on these Heart Boxes filled with love! 

This kit includes:

  • This month’s kit includes everything you need to create 9 love-themed cards—3 each of 3 designs. It has coordinating envelopes, special padlock and key die cuts, adhesives, Vellum, and more!
  • This month’s kit has a unique love-theme photopolymer stamp set! With special sentiments and images that represent the tradition of locking padlocks on a bridge, there are so many ways for you to express your devoted love.
  • The Key to My Heart Paper Pumpkin Kit also comes with a Fresh Freesia Classic Stampin’ Spot.
  • This kit also has a special add-on to take your crafting even further!
  • Finished card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm)
  • Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Calypso Coral, Fresh Freesia, Mango Melody, Petal Pink. The designs are accented with gold foil. 

Subscribe to the January Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 December 2022 and 10 January 2023 by clicking here!

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

ADD-ON

Heart Boxes Add-On

Add-on number: 162417 Available starting: 11 December Price: $11.00 USD

The add-on includes:

  • 10 treat boxes
  • Key and label stickers
  • Box size: 3″ x 4″ (7.6 x 10.2 cm)
  • Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Petal Pink with gold foil

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 3″ X 4 1/4″ (die cut panel), 2 1/2″ X 4″ (artwork), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Garden Green Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored & folded at 5 1/2″), 2 3/4″ X 4 1/8″ (die cut mat), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Tea Boutique 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 2 – 1 3/4″ X 5 1/2″ & 3/4″ x 5 1/2″ (card front panels), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Cup of Tea 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 Color Challenge. Here is my card using this week’s Colors.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Cup of Tea Bundle along with the Stampin’ Up! Charming Sentiments Bundle and the Tea Boutique 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper for my card today.

These are our colors for this week, the 2022-2024 In-Colors.

I started by adhering the largest panel of Tea Boutique DSP to a Starry Sky card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the longer thin panel of Tea Boutique DSP to the medium rectangle panel of Tea Boutique DSP using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the smaller rectangle panel of Tea Boutique DSP to the top of the layered panel using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I wrapped a piece of Starry Sky 1/8″ Metallic Woven Ribbon around the layered panel and tied a bow. I adhered the layered panel to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I cut the 4th largest Layering Circles Die from a panel of Basic White cardstock. I embossed the panel using my Hive 3D Embossing Folder. I adhered the embossed panel to a scalloped circle which I cut with the coordinating Layering Circle Dies from a panel of Tahitian Tide cardstock. I adhered the layered circles to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Cup of Tea Photopolymer Stamp Set in Versamark Ink on a panel of Tahitian Tide cardstock. I sprinkled it with my White Embossing Powder from the Basic Embossing Powder and set it using my Heat Tool. I cut the sentiment out using the Teacup Dies. I adhered the teacup to the center of the layered circles using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I cut the hearts using the Teacup Dies from a small panel of Sweet Sorbet cardstock. I adhered the hearts to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On the inside, I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Charming Sentiments Photopolymer Stamp Set in Starry Sky Ink. I cut the sentiment out using my Sentiment Silhouettes Dies. I stamped the sentiment in the same place on a panel of Sweet Sorbet cardstock in Starry Sky Ink. On the bottom of the Basic White panel, I stamped the teacup image from the Cup of Tea stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink. I colored the image using my Parakeet Party and Tahitian Tide Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered the Basic White panel to the Sweet Sorbet mat, lining up the sentiment with the negative die cut area. I adhered the layered panel to the inside of the Starry Sky card base.

To complete my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the teacup and teabag tag images from the Cup of Tea stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the envelope front. I colored the teacup in using my Parakeet Party and Tahitian Tide Stampin’ Blends Markers. I stamped the sentiment from the Cup of Tea stamp set in the tag in Starry Sky Ink. I drew a line using my Starry Sky Stampin’ Write Marker from the cup to the tag. I adhered a panel of Tea Boutique 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:

Kristi Gray:

Sue Prather:

Karen Finkle:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic: You Are Here

Tara Carpenter:

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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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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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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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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!

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 any of the items on sale!

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 3″ X 3″ (card front circle), 4″ X 5 1/5″ (inner liner)
  • Starry Sky Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored & folded at 5 1/2″)
  • Sweet sorbet Cardstock 1″ X 1″ (hearts), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″(inner liner mat)
  • Tahitian Tide Cardstock 3″ X 5″ (scalloped circle & teacup)
  • 2022-2024 In-Color 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front), 3 1/2″ x 4 1/2″, 2″ x 5 1/4″ & 2 1/2″ x 4″ (card front panels), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Shaded Summer Tea for The Card Concepts

Good Wednesday morning my stamping friends. We’re halfway through the week already and on our way to the weekend. I hope everyone is having a wonderful week.

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

I used the Stampin’ Up! Shaded Summer Cling Stamp Set along with the Stampin’ Up! Cup of Tea Photopolymer Stamp Set and Tea Boutique 6X 6 Designer Series Paper for my Clean and Layered Card. I was inspired by the beautiful flowers and colors from the inspiration photo.

I hope you will take a moment to visit The Card Concepts and join us for our challenge #175.  How are you inspired by this photo?

I started by embossing a panel of Basic White cardstock using the Pretty Flowers Embossing Folder. I marked the panel on the right side down 2 1/4″. I cut from the bottom left corner to the 2 1/4″ mark using my Paper Trimmer. I adhered the embossed panel to a Calypso Coral card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the layered panel to a Calypso Coral card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered a panel of Tea Boutique DSP to the center of the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I colored the smaller floral stamp from the Shaded Summer stamp set using my Calypso Coral, Petal Pink and Soft Succulent Stampin’ Write Markers and stamped the image on a panel of Basic White cardstock. I cut the image out using the coordinating die from the Summer Shadow Dies. I cut the solid teacup from the Teacup Dies from a panel of Tea Boutique DSP. I adhered the flower image to the back of the teacup using a Glue Dot and then to the card front on the DSP using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I stamped the tea tag image from the Cup of Tea stamp set in Pale Papaya Ink on a panel of Basic White cardstock. I stamped the sentiment from the Cup of Tea stamp set inside the tag in Calypso Coral Ink. I cut the tag out using the Teacup Dies. Using my Label Me Fancy Punch, I punched the small hole in the top of the tag. I colored a piece of White Baker’s Twine, from the Baker’s Twine Essential Pack, using my Pale Papaya Stampin’ Blends Markers and threaded it through the hole on the tag. I adhered the Baker’s Twine behind the tag and behind the cut with a small piece of Tear & Tape. I added a few Calypso Coral Polished Dots to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Shaded Summer stamp set in Soft Succulent Ink on a Basic White panel. I colored the small floral image from the Shaded Summer stamp set using my Calypso Coral, Petal Pink and Soft Succulent Stampin’ Blends Markers and stamped it on the bottom of the panel. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Petal Pink mat and then to the inside of the Calypso Coral card base.

To complete my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the floral image from the Shaded Summer stamp set on the envelope front colored the same as I did for the card. I adhered a panel of Tea Boutique DSP to the envelope flap.

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

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

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   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 Cardstock4″ X 3 1/3″ (embossed panel), 3″ X 3″ (flowers & tea tag), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Calypso Coral Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored & folded at 4 1/4″), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front)
  • Petal Pink Cardstock 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″(inner liner mat)
  • Tea Boutique 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 2″ x 4 3/4″ (card front panel), 2 1/2″ X 2″ (teacup), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Cup Of Tea Sneak Peek Video Tutorial for Fun Fold Friday

Good Friday morning my stamping friends welcome to my fun fold Friday. How are you all doing today? Are you ready for the weekend? I’ll be working just Saturday this weekend, they gave me off Sunday, YAY!!! My catalogs should be here today, YAY!! I will get them packed up and shipped out just as soon as I can. Luckily my post office is open until 7pm, so I should be able to get them out today. If you are a customer of mine, be watching your mail in the next week.

Today’s card I made on my Facebook Live video on Wednesday using all new products from the 2022-2023 Annual Catalog. If you were able to join me or watched the replay, thank you. If you’d like to watch my video and stamp along, the measurements are below along with the links to my Facebook page and my YouTube channel. Here’s my card for today.

I used the new Stampin’ Up! Cup of Tea Bundle along with the Tea Boutique 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper for my card today. All the items used are in the new 2022-2023 Annual Catalog and will be available on May 3, 2022.

I started by scoring and folding a panel of Orchis Oasis cardstock as listed below. I adhered 2 panels of the teapot design from the Tea Boutique DSP to Parakeet Party mats and then to the Orchid Oasis card front.

Using my Teacup Dies, I cut the solid teacup from a panel of Orchid Oasis cardstock. I cut the details teacup from a panel of Parakeet Party cardstock. I stamped the teabag tag image from the Stampin’ Up! Cup Of Tea Photopolymer Stamp Set on a panel of Basic White cardstock in Parakeet Party Ink and the sentiment in Orchis Oasis Ink. I cut the tag out using my Teacup Dies. I adhered a small piece of the Orchid Oasis 1/8″ Metallic Woven Ribbon to the back of the teacup and to the tag using a Glue Dot. You can’t see it until the last picture, but I stamped the teabag tag twice and adhered them together so it would have a back and front. I added a 2021-2023 In-Color Jewel to the teabag tag.

I adhered 2 smaller panels of Tea Boutique DSP to the sides of a Parakeet Party card base. I adhered the folded card base to the Parakeet Party card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On the inside I adhered 2 panels of the Tea Boutique DSP to Parakeet Party mats and then to the inside side panels of the card base. I stamped the sentiment from the Cup of Tea stamp set in Orchid Oasis Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the teacup image from the Cup of Tea stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the bottom of the panel and colored it using my Orchid Oasis and Parakeet Party Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Parakeet Party mat and then to the inside of the Orchis Oasis card base.

To finish my card, I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the teacup image from the Cup of Tea stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the envelope front. I stamped the teabag tag in Parakeet Party Ink and the sentiment on the tag in Orchid Oasis Ink. I colored the teacup in using my Orchid Oasis and Parakeet Party Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered a panel of the Tea Boutique 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. Maybe this suite or bundle is on your shopping list? How about the new cardstock colors? I’d be more than happy to help you out with getting them. If you need a catalog, please contact me and I will get one in the mail to you ASAP. I hope you will CASE this card and please feel free to post it in the comments of my Facebook page under my post. I’d love to see your take on the card. The list of measurements are below if you’d like to stamp along while watching the video. You can watch my video on my Facebook page Here.

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

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

MY CURRENT HOST CODE IS:   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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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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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 1″ X 2 1/2″ (teabag tag), 3 1/4″ X 3 3/4″ (inner liner)
  • Orchid Oasis Cardstock 4″ X 11″ (card base scored & folded at 2″, 3 3/4″, 7 1/4″ & 9″)
  • Parakeet Party Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card base), 2 – 1 7/8″ X 3 7/8″ (front dsp mats), 2 – 1 5/8″ x 3 7/8″ (inside dsp mats), 1 3/4″ X 2 1/2″ (detailed teacup), 3 3/8″ X 3 7/8″ (inner liner mat), 2 – 3/4″ X 4″ (back card base panels)
  • Tea Boutique 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 2 – 1 3/4″ x 3 3/4″ (card front panels), 1 1/2″ X 3 3/4″ (inside panels), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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