Stampin’ Up! Wishes & Wonders

Good Wednesday morning my stamping friends. We’re halfway through the week and just about the end of the month. I hope everyone is having a good week.

Today I played with a bundle I haven’t played with yet. I’ve used one of the sentiments, but not the whole bundle. Here’s my card for today.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Wishes & Wonder Bundle for today’s card along with the DSP’s that go with the suite.

I started by adhering a panel of Wonder of the Season Specialty Designer Series Paper to a Garden Green card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I cut 2 panels of ‘Tis The Season Designer Series Paper using the tag die from the North Pole Wonder Dies.

I stamped the sentiment and the mistletoe image from the Stampin’ Up! Wishes & Wonder Cling Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on a panel of Whisper White cardstock. I cut the images out using the North Pole Wonder Dies. I cut 4 small and 2 large sprigs from a panel of Gold Foil using the North Pole Wonder Dies. I colored the mistletoe in using my Garden Green Re-Inker and my Water Painters filled with alcohol and my Real Red Stampin’ Blends Markers.

I adhered the tags together using the gold trim from the Forever Greenery Trim Combo Pack. I adhered the bottom tag to the card front using Glue Dots and the top tag using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the mistletoe to the tag using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the sentiment below the mistletoe using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I inserted the sprigs behind the mistletoe and sentiment using Glue Dots. I added a few Wonderful Gems to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Wishes & Wonder stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink. I stamped the mistletoe image from the Wishes & Wonder stamp set on the top and bottom of the panel in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink. I colored the images in using my Water Painters filled with alcohol using my Garden Green Re-Inker and my Real Red Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Garden Green mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Garden Green card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope. I stamped the mistletoe image from the Wishes & Wonder stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on the bottom front of the envelope. I colored the images in using my Water Painters filled with alcohol and my Garden Green Re-Inker and my Real Red Stampin’ Blends Markers.

I adhered a panel of ‘Tis The Season 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: RUW6PQNH

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

 Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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Join me today at 4pm Today on Facebook Live .

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

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Final Days!!!

We all love gorgeous Designer Series Paper, and during this incredible sale, you can enjoy a 15% discount on select papers from our current catalogs! 

Stampin’ Up! has such beautiful Designer Series Paper and they’re putting a select list of those papers on sale for 15% off during the month of October!!  Now is a great time to stock up and save on some of the most popular paper designs…including papers from the August-December 2020 Mini Catalog!!

SALE DETAILS:

  • Sales Period:  October 1-31
  • All order types qualify for this promotion.
  • There is no limit to how many packages of Designer Series Paper may be purchased during this promotion.
  • Only select Designer Series Papers are available at a 15% discount during this promotion.
  • Orders must be placed—and closed—during the promotion period for the 15% discount to apply.
  • Designer Series Paper ordered as part of a Starter Kit or with Stampin’ Rewards qualify for the 15% discount
  • Sale Ends October 31, 2020 at 11:50 PM MT

The designer papers included in this sale are shown   Click on the image below to open up the full-size printable PDF:

Sale end in 3 days – October 31st! 

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Jolly Gingerbread

Subscribe October 11 – November 10

Paper Pumpkin is our monthly subscription service that offers unique papercrafting projects for crafters of any skill level! In these all-inclusive kits, subscribers receive pre-cut paper pieces, embellishments, ink, and an exclusive stamp set designed to encourage them to explore their creativity. As their subscription continues, subscribers will have a collection of cards—and other creations—for a variety of occasions, in addition to a stockpile of supplies!


So, what’s in store for this month’s Paper Pumpkin kit? November’s cute, gingerbread-themed kit contains enough supplies to create one-of-a-kind Christmas crafts! Whether it’s a gift card carrier, traditional card, or tasty-looking tag, this sweet and seasonal kit is the key to heartfelt holiday gifting. With curly cutouts, sugary stickers, and delicious die-cut designs in a special-edition box, a jolly holiday will be on its way with this kit!

Details About The November Kit:

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create 15 gift card carriers and coordinating envelopes.
  • Kit contents can also be used to design traditional holiday cards, gift tags, and other paper projects.
  • Contents arrive in a collectible, special-edition box!
  • Project size: 2-1/4″ x 4″
  • Envelope size: 2-3/4″ x 4-3/8″
  • Coordinating colors: Cinnamon Cider, Daffodil Delight, Calypso Coral, Mint Macaron, Shaded Spruce, Blushing Bride, and Whisper White

Subscribe to the November 2020 Paper Pumpkin Kit from 11 October to 10 November at paperpumpkin.com!

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

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Curvy Celebrations will be available for purchase November 3rd. Click Here for a full size printable PDF.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Garden Green Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 2 1/4″ X 3 1/4″ (artwork), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Gold Foil Sheet 3″ X 3″ (sprigs)
  • ‘Tis The Season Designer Series Paper 2 – 2 1/4″ X 3 3/4″ (tags), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)
  • Wonder of the Season Specialty Designer Series Paper 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front)

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Stampin’ Up! Wrapped In Christmas CAS

Good Tuesday morning my stamping friends. How has everyone’s week started off? I have a Clean and Simple card for you today that is also Quick and Easy. I think this may have taken me 10 minutes to make. Here’s my card for today.

I played along with the Tic Tac Toe Challenge # 086. Here is their board. I went down the right side.

I started by adhering a panel of ‘Tis The Season 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper to a Real Red mat using Stampin’ Seal.

I wrapped a piece of Real Red 3/16″ Braided Linen Trim around the card front and tied a bow. I separated the trim a little on the bow to open the weave.

On a panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Wrapped In Christmas Cling Stamp Set in Shaded Spruce Ink. I cut the sentiment out using the Tasteful Labels Dies and adhered it to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Shaded Spruce Holiday Rhinestone Basic Jewels to the card front. I adhered the card front to a Real Red card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Wrapped In Christmas stamp set in Shaded Spruce Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel. I adhered 2 strips of ‘Tis The Season DSP to either side of the panel using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Real Red mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Real Red card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope. I adhered a strip of ‘Tis The Season DSP to the bottom of the envelope front.

I adhered a panel of ‘Tis The Season DSP to the envelope flap.

Thank you for visiting 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: RUW6PQNH

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

 Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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Going on Now!!!

We all love gorgeous Designer Series Paper, and during this incredible sale, you can enjoy a 15% discount on select papers from our current catalogs! 

Stampin’ Up! has such beautiful Designer Series Paper and they’re putting a select list of those papers on sale for 15% off during the month of October!!  Now is a great time to stock up and save on some of the most popular paper designs…including papers from the August-December 2020 Mini Catalog!!

SALE DETAILS:

  • Sales Period:  October 1-31
  • All order types qualify for this promotion.
  • There is no limit to how many packages of Designer Series Paper may be purchased during this promotion.
  • Only select Designer Series Papers are available at a 15% discount during this promotion.
  • Orders must be placed—and closed—during the promotion period for the 15% discount to apply.
  • Designer Series Paper ordered as part of a Starter Kit or with Stampin’ Rewards qualify for the 15% discount
  • Sale Ends October 31, 2020 at 11:50 PM MT

The designer papers included in this sale are shown   Click on the image below to open up the full-size printable PDF:

Get your lists ready to start shopping now – October 31st! 

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Jolly Gingerbread

Subscribe October 11 – November 10

Paper Pumpkin is our monthly subscription service that offers unique papercrafting projects for crafters of any skill level! In these all-inclusive kits, subscribers receive pre-cut paper pieces, embellishments, ink, and an exclusive stamp set designed to encourage them to explore their creativity. As their subscription continues, subscribers will have a collection of cards—and other creations—for a variety of occasions, in addition to a stockpile of supplies!


So, what’s in store for this month’s Paper Pumpkin kit? November’s cute, gingerbread-themed kit contains enough supplies to create one-of-a-kind Christmas crafts! Whether it’s a gift card carrier, traditional card, or tasty-looking tag, this sweet and seasonal kit is the key to heartfelt holiday gifting. With curly cutouts, sugary stickers, and delicious die-cut designs in a special-edition box, a jolly holiday will be on its way with this kit!

Details About The November Kit:

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create 15 gift card carriers and coordinating envelopes.
  • Kit contents can also be used to design traditional holiday cards, gift tags, and other paper projects.
  • Contents arrive in a collectible, special-edition box!
  • Project size: 2-1/4″ x 4″
  • Envelope size: 2-3/4″ x 4-3/8″
  • Coordinating colors: Cinnamon Cider, Daffodil Delight, Calypso Coral, Mint Macaron, Shaded Spruce, Blushing Bride, and Whisper White

Subscribe to the November 2020 Paper Pumpkin Kit from 11 October to 10 November at paperpumpkin.com!

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

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Curvy Celebrations will be available for purchase November 3rd. Click Here for a full size printable PDF.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Real Red Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2′ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″), 2 – 4″ x 5 1/4″(card front and inner liner mats)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 2″ X 4″ (sentiment), 3 3/4″ X 5″ (inner liner)
  • ‘Tis The Season 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 3 3/4′ X 5″ (card front), 2 – 1/2’ X 3 3/4″ (strips on inner liner), 1/2″ x 6″ (strip on envelope front), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Mistletoe Gnome For The Holidays

Good Wednesday morning my stamping friends.  We’re halfway through the week and heading to the weekend already.  Hope you are having a very productive week. Yesterday was my only day off this week and boy did I hit the ground running when I got up.  I was non stop all day from around 6am till almost midnight.  My boss is always teasing me that I come to work to relax.

I have a fun card for you today using one of my favorite sets from the August-December 2020 Mini Catalog.  Here’s my card for today.

My sketch is from Sunday Stamps Time To Get Sketchy Challenge #240.  Here is their sketch.

I started by adhering a panel of ‘Tis The Season Designer Series Paper to a Garden Green mat using Stampin’ Seal.  I cut another panel of ‘Tis The Season DSP using the 5th largest Stitched Rectangle Dies and adhered it to a Garden Green mat using Stampin’ Seal.  I then adhered it to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the adorable gnome image from the Stampin’ Up! Gnome For The Holidays Cling Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  I colored the image in using my Cherry Cobbler, Crumb Cake, Gray Granite, Ivory and Real Red Stampin’ Blends Markers and my Garden Green Stampin’ Write Marker. I cut the image out using the 2nd largest oval from the Stitched Shapes Dies.  I cut  a scalloped oval from the Layering Ovals Dies from a panel of Garden Green cardstock and adhered the artwork to it using Stampin’ Seal.  I cut a strip of ‘Tis The Season DSP and adhered it to the top section of the card front using Glue Dots.

On a strip of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Gnome For The Holidays stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink and adhered it to the bottom portion of the card front using Glue Dots.  I adhered the matted artwork to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I adhered the card front to a Garden Green card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I added a few of the clear epoxy droplets from the Frosted & Clear Epoxy Droplets to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Gnome For The Holidays stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I adhered 2 strips of ‘Tis The Season DSP to the sides of the panel using Stampin’ Seal.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Garden Green mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Garden Green card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the gnome image from Gnome For The Holidays stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on the envelope front.  I colored the image in the same as I did for the card.  I adhered a panel of ‘Tis The Season 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: RUW6PQNH

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

 Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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Join me today at 4pm, I’ll be making a card on Facebook Live. 

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Last Day For My Double Creative Stamping Designs Reward Points

As the official Stampin’ Up! year is coming to an end, I wanted to say a huge thank you to my amazing customers with a Double Creative Stamping Designs Reward Point ordering special from now through 11:59 PM MT on Wednesday, September 30!

Don’t forget to add the HOST CODE below if your order is under $150 to get your free thank you gift (don’t apply the code to orders over $150 YOU will automatically get the free thank you gift AND you get host rewards of your own!).  For more information about my Creative Stamping Designs Reward Points (my buyer reward program), click Here.  Drop me a line if you have any questions at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com.

Click Here to head over to my Online store to start shopping!!

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Starting Tomorrow!!

We all love gorgeous Designer Series Paper, and during this incredible sale, you can enjoy a 15% discount on select papers from our current catalogs! 

Stampin’ Up! has such beautiful Designer Series Paper and they’re putting a select list of those papers on sale for 15% off during the month of October!!  Now is a great time to stock up and save on some of the most popular paper designs…including papers from the August-December 2020 Mini Catalog!!

SALE DETAILS:

  • Sales Period:  October 1-31
  • All order types qualify for this promotion.
  • There is no limit to how many packages of Designer Series Paper may be purchased during this promotion.
  • Only select Designer Series Papers are available at a 15% discount during this promotion.
  • Orders must be placed—and closed—during the promotion period for the 15% discount to apply.
  • Designer Series Paper ordered as part of a Starter Kit or with Stampin’ Rewards qualify for the 15% discount
  • Sale Ends October 31, 2020 at 11:50 PM MT

The designer papers included in this sale are shown   Click on the image below to open up the full-size printable PDF:

Get your lists ready to start shopping on October 1st – October 31st! 

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Our FB page is up and running and you’ll want to join right away.

You’re invited to join our team this Saturday, October 3rd, for World Card Making Day. We’re going to be posting some things between now and Saturday, but the event will be in full-swing starting at 9am Eastern Time on Saturday!
Be sure that you go to the Notifications at the top of the page – once you’re “in” – and select ALL so that you don’t miss a thing!! Here’s the link!

There’ll be presentations every hour starting at 9:00 until 9:00pm and of course Prize Patrol.

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Joy To The World 

Subscribe September 11 – October 10

This holiday season, share the joy of Paper Pumpkin! The Joy to the World Paper Pumpkin Kit is an exclusive holiday kit that provides a specially-designed box, enough supplies to create eight elegant cards, and an opportunity to connect with the Stampin’ Up! global community.

With October’s magical kit, not only will you get a head start on your holiday crafting—you’ll get to create Christmas cards, share project ideas, and spread holiday cheer with Stampin’ Up! customers and demonstrators around the world! After you receive your kit,  join the Joy of Paper Pumpkin Facebook group to make the most of this month’s kit.

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create eight cards—four each of two designs—and coordinating envelopes.
  • Kit includes die-cut pieces in English, French, and German. This will allow you to create cards you can use to connect with other customers and demonstrators around the world—in their language!
    • 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: Cherry Cobbler, Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Just Jade, Soft Sea Foam

The Joy to the World Paper Pumpkin Kit has been thoughtfully released in preparation for the season of spreading joy. October’s Paper Pumpkin kit was designed to bring people together—connecting them with one another and spreading joy with each other around the world! With die-cut sentiments in English, French, and German, subscribers can send holiday cheer to their friends across the globe—in their language.

To connect and spread joy with international customers and demonstrators through the Joy to the World Paper Pumpkin Kit, join our Facebook group: Joy of Paper Pumpkin! When connecting with your new friends, don’t forget to share your experience with the #joyofpaperpumpkin hashtag.

Subscribe to the October 2020 Paper Pumpkin Kit from 11 September to 10 October at paperpumpkin.com.

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

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Stampin’ Up! Get & Go Starter Kit Promotion – Sept 1-30!

Last Day to take advantage of this amazing joining offer.

The Get & Go Starter Kit promotion gives those who sign up to be a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator additional products to help get started right away!  In addition to the already great valued Starter Kit, you will receive precut paper, stamps, and embellishments!

Here are the details:

  • Promotion Dates: September 1–30, 2020
    Joining Deadline:  September 30, 2020; 11:50 PM (MT)
  • New demonstrators who submit their Independent Demonstrator Agreement (IDA) before 1 September or after 30 September will not be eligible for this promotion.
  • In addition to the regular starter kit (for $99 you choose $125 worth of products), if you join between September 1 and 30, you will also receive enough card stock pieces to make 16 cards, a pack of Rhinestone Basic Jewels, the So Much Love stamp set, and the Queen Anne’s Lace stamp set!!
    • 8 packs of precut card stock of the coastal cabana pack will be provided, and 8 packs of precut card stock of the Granny Apple Green pack, for a total of 16 cards (packs include envelopes).
  • Important note: Ink, adhesive, cutting tool, and clear block for stamping must be purchased separately. However, these products may be included as part of the Starter Kit product selection.

This is such a great deal!  For $99, you get to pick $125 merchandise of your choice for your Starter Kit plus you’ll get the Queen Annes’ Lace and So Much Love stamp sets, card kits to create 16 cards and a pack of Rhinestones for free!!

Drop me a note at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com if you have questions about joining, I’m happy to talk to you about it.  You can also see more information about the benefits of becoming a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator Here

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Garden Green Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front mat), 2 5/16″ x 3 11/16″ (dsp mat), 2 1/4″ X 3 1/2″ (scalloped oval), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 2 1/4″ X 3 1/2″ (artwork), 1/2″ X 2″ (sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • ‘Tis The Season Designer Series Paper 3 7/8″ X 5 1/8″ (card front), 2 1/2″ X 4″ (side panel), 1/2″ X 3 1/2″ (strip on card front), 2 – 1/2″ X 5 1/4″ (strips on inner liner), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Seasons Greetings In The Pines

Good Saturday morning my fellow stampers.  How is everyone doing today?  The weekend is upon us, does anyone have any plans?  It’s suppose to be like a beautiful fall day here.  I’ll be at work all day, but I do have off tomorrow.

Today’s card is the one I made on Wednesday for my Facebook Live video.  If you were able to watch live or the replay, thank you.   You can also watch it on my YouTube channel.  Here is my card.

My design is from Atlantic Hearts Challenge #386.  Here is their sketch.

I started by embossing a panel of Shaded Spruce cardstock using the Evergreen Forest 3D Embossing Folder and adhering it to a Thick Whisper White card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I cut a panel of ‘Tis The Season 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper using the Stitched Rectangle Die.  There wasn’t a die the size I needed, so I ran the die partway through my Stampin’ Cut & Embossing Machine. I moved the die to the size I wanted it matching up the stitches, turned it around and ran it through again only partway.  I adhered the stitched rectangle to a Whisper White mat using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I cut a panel of Whisper White cardstock Using the Pine Woods Dies and adhered it to a Just Jade mat using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the matted panel to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! In The Pines Photopolymer Stamp Set in Just Jade Ink on a strip of Whisper White cardstock and went around the edges using my Just Jade Stampin’ Write Marker. I adhered the sentiment to the card front using a Stampin’ Dimensional and a Glue Dot.  I stamped the pinecone image from the Stampin’ Up! Peaceful Boughs Cling Stamp Set in Crumb Cake Ink on a panel of Crumb Cake cardstock twice.  I cut the images out using the coordinating die from the Beautiful Boughs Dies along with the smallest bough die in Just Jade cardstock.  I adhered the pine bough and the pinecones to the Whisper White panel using Glue Dots.  I made a bow using Linen Thread and adhered it  to the pinecones using a Glue Dot.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Peaceful Boughs stamp set in Crumb Cake Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the pine bough image from the Peaceful Boughs stamp set in Just Jade Ink, stamping off twice, on the top of the panel.  I stamped the pinecone image from the Peaceful Boughs stamp set in Crumb Cake Ink, stamping off once, on the top of the panel.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Shaded Spruce mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Thick Whisper White card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the pine bough from the Peaceful Boughs stamp set in Just Jade Ink on the envelope front.  I stamped the pinecone image from the Peaceful Boughs stamp set in Crumb Cake in on the bough.  I adhered a panel of ‘Tis The Season 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.  The list of supplies are below along with the measurements if you’d like to stamp along while watching the video.  You can watch it 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: G39RYMEX

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

 Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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World Card Making Day, Saturday October 3rd.  Our Inkin’ Krew Team will be doing videos all day, every hour.  I will actually be doing 2 Facebook Live videos that day.  I will post a schedule when we get closer.

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Joy To The World 

Subscribe September 11 – October 10

This holiday season, share the joy of Paper Pumpkin! The Joy to the World Paper Pumpkin Kit is an exclusive holiday kit that provides a specially-designed box, enough supplies to create eight elegant cards, and an opportunity to connect with the Stampin’ Up! global community.

With October’s magical kit, not only will you get a head start on your holiday crafting—you’ll get to create Christmas cards, share project ideas, and spread holiday cheer with Stampin’ Up! customers and demonstrators around the world! After you receive your kit,  join the Joy of Paper Pumpkin Facebook group to make the most of this month’s kit.

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create eight cards—four each of two designs—and coordinating envelopes.
  • Kit includes die-cut pieces in English, French, and German. This will allow you to create cards you can use to connect with other customers and demonstrators around the world—in their language!
    • 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: Cherry Cobbler, Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Just Jade, Soft Sea Foam

The Joy to the World Paper Pumpkin Kit has been thoughtfully released in preparation for the season of spreading joy. October’s Paper Pumpkin kit was designed to bring people together—connecting them with one another and spreading joy with each other around the world! With die-cut sentiments in English, French, and German, subscribers can send holiday cheer to their friends across the globe—in their language.

To connect and spread joy with international customers and demonstrators through the Joy to the World Paper Pumpkin Kit, join our Facebook group: Joy of Paper Pumpkin! When connecting with your new friends, don’t forget to share your experience with the #joyofpaperpumpkin hashtag.

Subscribe to the October 2020 Paper Pumpkin Kit from 11 September to 10 October at paperpumpkin.com.

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

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The Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine (Standard Size) is now available for you to order!!!
Here are the details:

The standard machine comes with all the plates you need to get started. The preorder will not include the replacement plates, but they will be available beginning with the customer launch on September 1.

Note that the Cutting Plates and Adhesive Sheets are already available to order. The optional Impression Mats are not be available; I’ll keep you updated on their availability.

So what sets our machines apart from the rest? Here are some of our favorite features:

  • Durable machines with high-quality results. The solid steel construction frame and rubber feet that securely grip the work surface produce crisp, clean, precise cutting and beautifully detailed embossing.
  • Easy to use. The machines and tools are designed for an intuitive die-cutting and embossing experience. For example, all plates are labeled with a number and are color coded for easy reference and use when building your sandwich. And just like the name suggests, our Magnetic Cutting Plates have fully-magnetic surfaces to make it easy to securely position your dies and keep them in place.
  • Simple to store. The platforms on both machines fold for space-saving storage and they look pretty too–the sleek, clean design suits any crafting space.
  • Portable. You can use both machines at home or on the go with their folding platforms and ergonomic carrying handles.

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Stampin’ Up! Get & Go Starter Kit Promotion – Sept 1-30!

Have you thought about joining our Stampin’ Up! team?

Now is an awesome time to join.

The Get & Go Starter Kit promotion gives those who sign up to be a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator additional products to help get started right away!  In addition to the already great valued Starter Kit, you will receive precut paper, stamps, and embellishments!

Here are the details:

  • Promotion Dates: September 1–30, 2020
    Joining Deadline:  September 30, 2020; 11:50 PM (MT)
  • New demonstrators who submit their Independent Demonstrator Agreement (IDA) before 1 September or after 30 September will not be eligible for this promotion.
  • In addition to the regular starter kit (for $99 you choose $125 worth of products), if you join between September 1 and 30, you will also receive enough card stock pieces to make 16 cards, a pack of Rhinestone Basic Jewels, the So Much Love stamp set, and the Queen Anne’s Lace stamp set!!
    • 8 packs of precut card stock of the coastal cabana pack will be provided, and 8 packs of precut card stock of the Granny Apple Green pack, for a total of 16 cards (packs include envelopes).
  • Important note: Ink, adhesive, cutting tool, and clear block for stamping must be purchased separately. However, these products may be included as part of the Starter Kit product selection.

This is such a great deal!  For $99, you get to pick $125 merchandise of your choice for your Starter Kit plus you’ll get the Queen Annes’ Lace and So Much Love stamp sets, card kits to create 16 cards and a pack of Rhinestones for free!!

Drop me a note at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com if you have questions about joining, I’m happy to talk to you about it.  You can also see more information about the benefits of becoming a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator Here

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Crumb Cake Cardstock 1 1/4″ X 2 1/2″ (pine cones)
  • Just Jade Cardstock 3 5/8″ X 2 3/8″ (artwork mat), 1 1/2″ X 2 1/4″ (pine bough)
  • Shaded Spruce Cardstock 2 – 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (card front and inner liner mat)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 3 1/2″ X 2 1/4″ (die cut tree), 1 13/16″ X 4 1/2″ (card front dsp mat), 1/2″ X 2 1/2″ (sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Thick Whisper White Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″)
  • ‘Tis The Season 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 2 1/4″ X 5″ (card front panel), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Gnome for the Holidays

Good Wednesday morning my stamping friends.  How is everyone doing today?  We’re halfway through the week and before you know it the weekend will be here.  I got a lot done my couple days off.  I did a lot of running around on Monday and I just stayed put yesterday.

For today I made you my first Christmas card of the season.  I was so excited to play with this set, I think it is so cute.  Here is my card for today.

My design is from Sunday Stamps Get Sketchy Challenge #236.  Here is their sketch.

I started by stamping my artwork on a panel of Whisper White cardstock.  I stamped the gnome and tree image from the Stampin’ Up! Gnome for the Holidays Cling Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  I colored the images in using my Crumb Cake, Daffodil Delight, Gray Granite, Ivory, Just Jade, Night of Navy, Real Red, Shaded Spruce, Smoky Slate and Soft Suede Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I stamped the sentiment from the Gnome for the Holidays stamp set on the top of the Whisper White panel in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  I adhered the artwork to a Real Red mat using Stampin’ Seal.

I adhered a panel of ‘Tis The Season 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper to a Garden Green card base using Stampin’ Seal.  I adhered 2 more panels of ‘Tis The Season 6 X 6 DSP to Real Red mats using Stampin’ Seal.

I adhered the long matted DSP to the card front using Stampin’ Seal. I then adhered the smaller matted DSP on top of the long one using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I adhered the matted artwork to the top of the 2 matted DSP panels using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Gnome for the Holidays stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped 2 of the gnome images from the Gnome for the Holidays stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on the bottom of the panel.  I colored the images in using my Crumb Cake, Daffodil Delight, Gray Granite, Ivory, Just Jade, Night of Navy, Real Red & Shaded Spruce Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Real Red mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Garden Green card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the tree and gnome images from the Gnome for the Holidays stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on the envelope front and colored the images in with my Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered a panel of ‘Tis The Season 6 X 6 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. 

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

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Happy Stamping, Karen!

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With Paper Pumpkin, you are provided with everything you need to explore your creativity and discover new ways to craft. As we navigate a “new normal” in today’s world, there’s plenty of opportunity to papercraft! And, more importantly, there’s no better time than now to create something that’ll show the essential people in your life just how awesome you think they are.

Lately, it’s become especially clear who the everyday heroes are—they’ve always surrounded us! Teachers, doctors, hairdressers, nurses, delivery workers, cashiers, and even our friends, kids, and family members go above and beyond to enrich our lives. These people are truly the world’s greatest at what they do!

Celebrate and appreciate the everyday heroes in your life with the August Paper Pumpkin Kit. The cards included in this kit are specifically designed for celebrating life’s champions!

  • The intended use of this kit is to celebrate and appreciate life’s champions and everyday heroes.
  • Especially during this time, this is something anyone can do to make a difference. The August kit makes it easy!
  • Distinktive stamps are photo-realistic stamps that create an impressive detailed image with a single stamp.
  • The Distinktive stamps included in August’s kit are an especially excellent feature for new stampers still exploring their creativity!
  • Masculine card designs can be difficult to find, this kit has a real masculine feel.
  • While the elements of the August kit can be used to show appreciation for anyone, the masculine card designs are perfect for the men in your life!

About the August Kit:

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create nine cards and coordinating envelopes.
  • Card size: 4-1/4” x 5-1/2” (10.8 x 14 cm)
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2” x 5-3/4” (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  • Coordinating Colors: Bumblebee, gold, Mint Macaron, Pacific Point, Soft Suede, white
  • The kit’s stamp set includes Distinktive stamps
  • Subscribe to the August 2020 Paper Pumpkin Kit from 11 July to 10 August at paperpumpkin.com!

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

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I’m cleaning my shelves and drawers out to make room for lots of new goodie.  I have my list right HERE and I’m trying to keep it up to date.   Check it out and let me know if there is anything you’d like to get.  If you are looking for something and don’t see it on the list, drop me a line and I will look through my stash to see if I missed it.  I have lots of older DSP too that I don’t have listed if there is any that you are looking for.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Garden Green Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″)
  • Real Red Cardstock 2 1/2″ X 5 1/2″, 3 1/8″ X 3 7/8″ * 3″ X4″, 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (mats for artwork, DSP’s & inner liner)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 2 7/8″ X 3 7/8″ (artwork), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • ‘Tis The Season 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 2 3/8″ X 5 1/2″ & 3″ X 3 3/4″ (card front panels), 2 1/4″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap)

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