Stampin’ Up! Christmas Tidings With a Sneak Peek

Good Tuesday morning my stamping friends.  How has everyone’s week started?  I hope everyone is doing well and finishing up all your cards to get in the mail early.  I’m having a class tonight and the ladies will be making a few more Christmas cards to add to their stash.  They may even be making this one.  Before my class though I will be gong in for surgery.  I’ve had trigger finger in both of my hands and I just couldn’t stand the pain anymore or the locking of my fingers.  I am having both hands operated on at the same time, I must be nuts.  I was told that I am to use my hands immediately, so I figured why not have a class.  The first thing my daughter said when I told her I was having surgery was ” so you’ll be ok to bake cookies this year then right?”.  You can see where her priorities are, lol.

So today I have a card that looks more involved than it really is.  Once you get the couple pieces cut out, it goes together really quick.  I was very hesitant about getting the Toile Tiding Designer Series Paper, I wasn’t sure I was going to like it.  It’s only 2 colors + Very Vanilla, Garden Green on one side and Real Red on the other.  I’m so happy I bought it, I really love the designs on this paper.  Once again I was inspired by one of my team members, Akiko, who made this card for our weekly blog hop a couple weeks ago.  Here is her card.  Here’s my take on it.

I started by cutting a circle in a Very Vanilla card front using the 2nd largest circle from the Layering Circles Dies.  As in my description, I have a little sneak peek of something coming January 3, 2020 in the new Mini Catalog (formally known as the occasions catalog).  I embossed the Very Vanilla panel using the new Parisian Flourish 3D Embossing Folder, isn’t it just gorgeous.  Using the largest scallop circle from the Layering Circles Dies, I cut a piece of Real Red cardstock.  I used the 2nd largest circle die from the Layering Circles Dies to cut the inside of the scallop circle to make a frame.  I adhered the scallop frame to the Very Vanilla card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I cut a panel of Toile Tidings DSP using the largest circle die from the Layering Circles Dies making sure to get the image I wanted in the circle.  I adhered the Toile Tidings DSP circle behind the Very Vanilla panel using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I wrapped a piece of Garden Green 3/8″ Double-Stitched Ribbon around the panel and tied a knot.  I adhered the Very Vanilla panel to a Garden Green card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a scrap of Very Vanilla cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Toile Christmas Cling Stamp Set in Garden Green Ink. I cut the sentiment out using the Christmas Cardinal Dies. I adhered the cut sentiment to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added a few Real Red Toile Tidings Glitter Enamel Dots to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Toile Christmas stamp set in Garden Green Ink in the center of a Very Vanilla panel.  I stamped the branch image from the Toile Christmas stamp set on either side of the panel in Garden Green Ink.  I colored the berries on the branches in using my Real Red Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered the Very Vanilla panel to a Real Red mat using Snail and then to the inside of the Garden Green card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Very Vanilla Envelope.  I stamped the branch image from the Toile Christmas stamp set in Garden Green Ink on the envelope front.  I colored the berries on the branch in using my Real Red Stampin’ Blends Marker.  I adhered a panel of the Toile Tidings 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 be very happy 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: NVSKQ72X

For any orders $50 or more I will send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards to see what this months tutorials are.

Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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SOMETHING FOR EVERYTHING PAPER PUMPKIN 
SUBSCRIBE TO PAPER PUMPKIN BY DECEMBER 10, 2019

December’s Something for Everything kit includes a super-versatile stamp set complete with 13 sentiments that can be used for occasions ranging from wedding, to get well, birthdays, and more! Plus, the three full-sized card designs (four of each) are gorgeous AND multiuse.  Paper Pumpkin’s December kit makes it easier than ever to give a handmade card to a friend—no matter what the occasion!

This is an all-card kit, with 13 sentiments to cover tons of occasions from weddings, get well, birthday, and more, this set does it all.

Kit details: Makes 12 cards and 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: Crushed Curry, Grapefruit Grove, Old Olive, Shaded Spruce, Terracotta Tile

  • Subscribe for the December kit at paperpumpkin.com from November 11–December 10.
  • Supplies may be limited toward the end of each subscription period.

Interested in subscribing to Paper Pumpkin?  You can either sign up for a subscription where you are billed monthly for your kit or you can purchase a prepaid subscription in my online store. To see more information and to sign up for the monthly subscription,  Click Here. To see the options for prepaid subscriptions in my online store, Click 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″)
  • Real Red Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner mat), 3 1/2″ X 3 1/2″ (scallop frame)
  • Very Vanilla Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front), 3 3/4″ X 5″ (inner liner)
  • Toile Tidings Designer Series Paper

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Stampin’ Up! Feels Like Frost Toile Christmas For Fun Fold Friday

Good Friday morning my stamping friends and welcome to my Fun Fold Friday.  How was everyone’s week?  Hope it was a productive one.  Are you ready for the weekend?  Can you believe that Thanksgiving is less than a week away?  I can’t.  Before you know it Christmas will be here and then the New Year.  One of the best things about the new year is the New Mini Catalog (formally occasions catalog) will go live.  I can’t wait for you to see it.  If you have ordered from me this past year I will have one in the mail to you as soon as I get them at the beginning of December so that you can start making your list.  If you haven’t ordered from me and would like a catalog all you have to do is place an order and you will be on my list.

For today’s card I made something different to me again.  I made a double Z-Fold card.  Here’s my card.

I started by making my 2 card bases, the larger one in Purple Posy cardstock and the smaller one in Highland Heather cardstock.  Purple Posy cardstock is still available, it’s just the ink and refill that are no longer available.

I adhered the larger Feels Like Frost Specialty Designer Series Paper to the Silver Foil Sheet mats using Multipurpose Liquid Glue and the smaller Feels Like Frost Specialty DSP to the Purple Posy mats using Snail.  I adhered the larger matted DSP’s to the Purple Posy card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I adhered the smaller matted DSP’s to the Highland Heather card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a small piece of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the sentiment image from the Stampin’ Up Toile Christmas Cling Stamp Set in Smoky Slate Ink.  I cut the image out using the Christmas Cardinal Dies.  I adhered the sentiment to the front of the small card base using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I then adhered the Highland Heather card base to the Purple Posy card base.  I lined up the Highland Heather card base where I wanted it on the Purple Posy card base and closed the card.  I turned it over to adhere the back portion first using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I opened the card back, applied the glue and closed it onto the smaller card base.  For the front, because I thought it might need a little extra adhesive, I opened the small card front and adhered a strip of Tear & Tape Adhesive to the edge of the Highland Heather card base and to the edge of the Purple Posy card base.

This is how it looks when it is open.  It does not open flat.

For the inside I stamped the sentiment from Toile Christmas stamp set on a Whisper White panel in Smoky Slate Ink.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Purple Posy mat using Snail and then to the inside of the Highland Heather card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the snow flake image from the Stampin’ Up! Frosted Foliage Cling Stamp Set in Smoky Slate Ink, stamping off once, around the envelope front.  I adhered a panel of Feels Like Frost Specialty DSP to the envelope flap.

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

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If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy 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: DDDXNW6A 

For any orders $50 or more I will send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards to see what this months tutorials are.

Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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STAMPIN’ UP! ONLINE EXTRAVAGANZA NOVEMBER 20-22!!

LAST DAY!!!

Three days of savings with the Stampin’ Up! Online Extravaganza! For three days only, you can get these deals from Stampin’ Up!:

15% off Ink pads and Cardstock in:

  • Neutrals Collection
  • Regals Collection
  • 2018–2020 In Colors
  • 2019–2021 In Colors (except Purple Posy)

Take Additional 5% off the original 10% discount:

  • 8 bundles
  • Neutrals Classic Stampin’ Pads Assortment
  • Regals Classic Stampin’ Pads Assortment
  • 2018–2020 In Colors Classic Stampin’ Pads Assortment

Online Extravaganza Details:

  • Dates:  November 20–22, 2019
  • Order Deadline:  November 22, 2019; 11:50 PM (MT)
  • All order types qualify for this promotion!
  • Promotion includes items from the 2019–2020 annual catalog only.
  • Discounts apply to promotion items only.
  • Ordering information can be found in the flyer below.
  • No limits apply.
  • Discounted pricing for items featured in this promotion will be available ONLY during the sales period. No exceptions.
  • If you purchased a product offered in the promotion prior to the sale, we will not be offering exchanges or credits.
  • In the event that we run out of any item offered, promotional pricing will be honored on items backordered, up to the point it reaches the backorder limit. If you try to order an item that is not available, you will receive a notification informing you it is currently unavailable. Once an item reaches the backorder limit and is not orderable, it will no longer be available during the promotion and will not be available to order until additional inventory arrives.

Click the image below to open up the full size flyer with all of the discounted items and the pricing.

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AVAILABLE NOW WHILE SUPPLIES LAST ONLY 

DON’T MISS OUT ON THIS BEAUTIFUL SUITE

THE NEW CHRISTMASTIME IS HERE SUITE

We hope you’re ready to make this holiday season magical, because the Christmastime Is Here Suite is! This exclusive, limited-time collection of festive, floral coordinating products has everything you need to share love, joy, and creativity this holiday season.

Here’s a video of what’s included in the suite.

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SOMETHING FOR EVERYTHING PAPER PUMPKIN 
SUBSCRIBE TO PAPER PUMPKIN BY DECEMBER 10, 2019

December’s Something for Everything kit includes a super-versatile stamp set complete with 13 sentiments that can be used for occasions ranging from wedding, to get well, birthdays, and more! Plus, the three full-sized card designs (four of each) are gorgeous AND multiuse.  Paper Pumpkin’s December kit makes it easier than ever to give a handmade card to a friend—no matter what the occasion!

This is an all-card kit, with 13 sentiments to cover tons of occasions from weddings, get well, birthday, and more, this set does it all.

Kit details: Makes 12 cards and 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: Crushed Curry, Grapefruit Grove, Old Olive, Shaded Spruce, Terracotta Tile

  • Subscribe for the December kit at paperpumpkin.com from November 11–December 10.
  • Supplies may be limited toward the end of each subscription period.

Interested in subscribing to Paper Pumpkin?  You can either sign up for a subscription where you are billed monthly for your kit or you can purchase a prepaid subscription in my online store. To see more information and to sign up for the monthly subscription,  Click Here. To see the options for prepaid subscriptions in my online store, Click Here.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Highland Heather Cardstock 4″ X 7 1/2″ (small z-fold scored and folded at 2 1/2″ & 5″)
  • Purple Posy Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 2 1/8″ & 4 1/4″), 3 – 2 3/8″ X 3 7/8″ (small z-fold mats)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 2 1/4″ X 3 3/4″ (inner liner), 2″ X 3″(card front sentiment)
  • Feels Like Frost Specialty Designer Series Paper 1 7/8″ X 5 1/4″ (large card front), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (large inside card base), 2 – 2 1/4″ X 3 3/4″ (small card front and inside)
  • Silver Foil Sheets 2″ X 5 3/8″ (large card front mat), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (large inside mat)

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Stampin’ Up! Toile Christmastime is Here For Fun Fold Friday

Good Friday morning my fellow stampers and welcome to my Fun Fold Friday.  How was everyone’s week?  Is anyone making plans for the weekend?  I’ll be at work, but today I’m heading to the Philadelphia Zoo for the day.  It’s suppose to be sunny but cold, I believe only in the 40’s.  Hoping the cool weather brings out the animals.

For today’s card I’ve been wanting to make this one for a while, but I needed to figure out how.  This card for sure will be one that I hand to someone and not mail.  Here’s my card.

The colors of my card were inspired by Color My Heart Color Dare Challenge #367. Here are their colors.

I started by cutting all the panels for the card and cutting and scoring the card base.  You need a 12″ X 12″ piece of cardstock for this card.  I took a piece of Cherry Cobbler cardstock and scored it at 1/4″, 3 3/4″ and 7 1/4″ using my Paper Trimmer.  I turned the paper in the trimmer so that the 1/4″ side was against the bottom edge.  I lined the paper up at the 5/8″ mark and scored from the end to the 7 1/4″ score line.  I cut that piece off and folded the card like an accordion on the score lines.

On the 1/4″ fold I adhered the small Cherry Cobbler panel using Tear ‘n Tape.  I set the card base on the side so that I could work on all the panels.

For the front panel I stamped the branch image from the Stampin’ Up! Toile Christmas Cling Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on one of the small Whisper White panels.  I colored the branch in using my Cherry Cobbler, Mossy Meadow and Soft Suede Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I stamped the cardinal image from the Toile Christmas stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on a panel of Whisper White cardstock.  I colored the cardinal in using my Cherry Cobbler Stampin’ Blends Markers and cut it out using the Christmas Cardinal Dies.  I adhered the cardinal to the Whisper White panel using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I adhered a panel of the Christmastime Is Here Specialty Designer Series Paper to each of the 4 panels of Whisper White cardstock using Snail.  On the smallest panel I stamped the branch image from the Toile Christmas stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink and colored it in using my Cherry Cobbler, Mossy Meadow and Soft Suede Stampin’ Blends Markers.  On the other 3 panels I stamped sentiments from the Stampin’ Up! Greatest Part of Christmas Host Cling Stamp Set in Cherry Cobbler and Mossy Meadow Inks.  I adhered each of the Whisper White panels to Mossy Meadow mats using Snail and then to the Cherry Cobbler card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I wrapped a piece of the 1/4″ Gold Shimmer Ribbon around the  card base in the middle and tied a bow.  I added some Gold Glitter Enamel Dots to the panels.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the cardinal from the Toile Christmas stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on the envelope front.  I colored the cardinal in using my Cherry Cobbler Stampin’ Blends Markers.  I adhered a panel of the Christmastime Is Here Specialty DSP to the envelope flap.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today.  I hope you liked my card and will give it a try.  This was definitely not a quick and easy card today.  Once everything was cut and I decided on the DSP and sentiments I wanted to use, it did go together pretty quickly. Happy Stamping!!

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If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy 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: DDDXNW6A 

For any orders $50 or more I will send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards to see what this months tutorials are.

Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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AVAILABLE NOWWHILE SUPPLIES LAST ONLY 

DON’T MISS OUT ON THIS BEAUTIFUL SUITE

THE NEW CHRISTMASTIME IS HERE SUITE

We hope you’re ready to make this holiday season magical, because the Christmastime Is Here Suite is! This exclusive, limited-time collection of festive, floral coordinating products has everything you need to share love, joy, and creativity this holiday season.

Here’s a video of what’s included in the suite.

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WINTER WONDERS PAPER PUMPKIN PART TWO
SUBSCRIBE TO PAPER PUMPKIN BY NOVEMBER 10, 2019

ONLY 2 DAYS LEFT TO SUBSRCIBE

The holiday season will be here before we know it. And along with putting up the Christmas tree and spending snowy nights by the fire, Paper Pumpkin subscribers will be looking forward to opening their holiday kit. Christmastime papercrafting with Paper Pumpkin has become an annual tradition!
So to deliver more of what subscribers love this holiday season, in November Stampin’ Up! is offering Christmas tags kit. This kit makes it easy to add a handmade, personal touch to your holiday giving—without a lot of fuss. It’s Christmas made easy with Paper Pumpkin!

November Kit
Kit details: Makes 24 holiday-themed gift tags of 4 various sizes and designs.
Coordinating colors: Early Espresso, Pool Party, Poppy Parade, and Shaded Spruce

Subscribe for the November kit at paperpumpkin.com from October 11th – November 10th.

The October and November kits coordinate; however, each kit is all-inclusive and can stand alone.

If you’re interested in subscribing to Paper Pumpkin, you can either sign up for a subscription where you are billed monthly for your kit or you can purchase a prepaid subscription in my online store. To see more information and to sign up for the monthly subscription,  Click Here. To see the options for prepaid subscriptions in my online store, Click Here.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Cherry Cobbler Cardstock 5 1/2″ X 11 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 1/4″. 3 3/4″ & 7 1/4″), 2 3/4″ X 4 1/4″ (card front)
  • Mossy Meadow Cardstock 2 – 2 1/2″ X 4″, 2 – 3 1/4″ X 4 3/4″, 4′ X 5 1/4″ (mats)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 2 – 2 1/4″ X 3 3/4″, 2 – 3″ X 4 1/2″, 3 3/4″ X 5″ (liners and card front), 4 1/2″ X 4″ (cardinal)
  • Christmastime Is Here Specialty Designer Series Paper 1 3/4″ X 2 1/8″, 2 – 2 1/4″ X 2 7/8″, 2 3/4″ X 3 5/8″ (pieces for each panel), piece for envelope flap

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Stampin’ Up! Itty Bitty Toile Christmas

Good Monday morning my fellow stampers.  How was everyone’s weekend?  Hope you were able to make some time for yourselves.

I have a very clean and simple, quick and easy card for you today using some Designer Series Paper.   My card also uses the least amount of colors I have every made a card with, 2.  My cards usually have a minimum of 3 colors, but I wanted to try something a little different than my normal.  Here’s my card.

My design was inspired by Freshly Made Sketches Challenge #408.  Here’s their sketch.

I also played along with the Watercooler Wednesday Challenge #244.  Here’s their theme.

I started by adhering a panel of Toile Tidings Designer Series Paper to a Garden Green Mat using Snail.

I adhered the matted DSP to a Thick Very Vanilla card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a strip of Very Vanilla cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Itty Bitty Christmas Cling Stamp Set in Garden Green Ink.  I cut the sentiment out using the smallest die from the Stitched Rectangle Dies.  I adhered it to a Garden Green mat using Snail and then to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added a Garden Green Toile Tidings Glitter Enamel Dot to the sentiment.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Toile Christmas Cling Stamp Set in the center of a Very Vanilla panel in Garden Green Ink.  I stamped the scroll image from the Toile Christmas stamp set in Garden Green Ink below the sentiment.  I adhered the Very Vanilla panel to a Garden Green mat using Snail and then to the inside of the Thick Very Vanilla card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Very Vanilla Envelope.  I adhered a strip of the Toile Tidings 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 and will give it a try. Happy Stamping!!

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If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy 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: 3F496G6J

For any orders $50 or more I will send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards to see what this months tutorials are.

Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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CHRISTMAS IS COMING EARLY THIS YEAR

AVAILABLE NOVEMBER 1ST, THE NEW CHRISTMASTIME IS HERE SUITE

We hope you’re ready to make this holiday season magical, because the Christmastime Is Here Suite is! This exclusive, limited-time collection of festive, floral coordinating products has everything you need to share love, joy, and creativity this holiday season.

Products from the Christmastime Is Here Suite will be available while supplies last only starting November 1st, 2019

Here’s a sneak peek video of what’s included in the suite.

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WINTER WONDERS PAPER PUMPKIN PART TWO
SUBSCRIBE TO PAPER PUMPKIN BY NOVEMBER 10, 2019

The holiday season will be here before we know it. And along with putting up the Christmas tree and spending snowy nights by the fire, Paper Pumpkin subscribers will be looking forward to opening their holiday kit. Christmastime papercrafting with Paper Pumpkin has become an annual tradition!
So to deliver more of what subscribers love this holiday season, in November Stampin’ Up! is offering Christmas tags kit. This kit makes it easy to add a handmade, personal touch to your holiday giving—without a lot of fuss. It’s Christmas made easy with Paper Pumpkin!

November Kit
Kit details: Makes 24 holiday-themed gift tags of 4 various sizes and designs.
Coordinating colors: Early Espresso, Pool Party, Poppy Parade, and Shaded Spruce

Subscribe for the November kit at paperpumpkin.com from October 11th – November 10th.

The October and November kits coordinate; however, each kit is all-inclusive and can stand alone.

If you’re interested in subscribing to Paper Pumpkin, you can either sign up for a subscription where you are billed monthly for your kit or you can purchase a prepaid subscription in my online store. To see more information and to sign up for the monthly subscription,  Click Here. To see the options for prepaid subscriptions in my online store, Click Here.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Garden Green Cardstock 4 5/8″ X 3 1/2″ (card front mat), 2 9/16″ X 1/2″ (sentiment mat), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Very Vanilla Cardstock 3″ X 3/4″ (sentiment), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Thick Very Vanilla Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″)
  • Toile Tidings Designer Series Paper 4 1/2″ X 3 1/16″ (card front), piece for envelope flap

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Stampin’ Up! Playful Penguins

Good Tuesday morning my fellow stampers.  How has everyone’s week started off?  Hope it’s going to be a productive one for you.  Don’t forget, tomorrow is the big Stampin’ Up! 24-Hour Sale.  Lots of wonderful stamp sets at a 15% discount.  If there are some you have been wanting, you don’t want to miss this great opportunity.

For today’s card I used the color and sketch challenge that my upline had given us last week.  Each week this month she is giving us a new challenge to do.  I have to admit, I did struggle with the colors for this one a little bit.  Here’s my card.

Here are the colors and sketch she gave us.

I started by embossing a Night of Navy card front using the Winter Knit 3D Embossing Folder.  I wrapped a piece of Old Olive/Pretty Peacock 3/8″ Reversible Ribbon around the card front on an angle.  I adhered the card front to a Night of Navy card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a small panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the penguin image from the Stampin’ Up! Playful Penguins Cling Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  I stamped the ground snow image from the Playful Penguins stamp set in Versamark Ink below the penguin and immediately sprinkled it with Shimmer White Stampin’ Emboss Powder.  I set it using my Heat Tool.  I stamped the falling snow image from the Stampin’ Up! Peaceful Boughs Cling Stamp Set in Versamark Ink all around the penguin.  I sprinkled it with my Shimmer White Stampin’ Emboss Powder and set it using my Heat Tool.  I adhered the artwork to an Old Olive mat using Snail.  On a scrap piece of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the scarf and hat image from the Playful Penguins stamp set in Granny Apple Green Ink.  I fussy cut them using my Paper Snips.  I adhered the scarf and hat to the penguin image using Glue Dots.

On a strip of Whisper White cardstock I stamped just the outline image of the banner from the Stampin’ Up! Toile Christmas Cling Stamp Set using my Night of Navy Stampin’ Write Marker.  I stamped the sentiment from the Playful Penguins stamp set in Old Olive Ink inside the banner and cut the banner out using the Christmas Cardinal Dies.  I adhered the artwork to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals and the sentiment banner over the artwork using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added a couple Granny Apple Green Glitter Enamel Dots to the ends of the banner.

On the inside I stamped 2 of the sentiments from the Playful Penguins stamp set in Old Olive Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the penguin image from the Playful Penguins stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on the bottom of the panel.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to an Old Olive mat using Snail and then to the inside of the Night of Navy card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the penguin image from the Playful Penguins stamp set on the envelope front and the envelope flap in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.

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 be very happy 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: 3F496G6J

For any orders $50 or more I will send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards to see what this months tutorials are.

Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

Happy Stamping, Karen!

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October 23 is the big day! TOMORROW!!

For 24-HOURS ONLY, you can save 15% on select stamp sets!

Stamp Set Sale Details:

  • Get select sets at a 15% discount.
  • Ordering Deadline:  October 23, 2019; 11:50 pm (MT)
  • All order types qualify for this promotion.
  • All selected stamp sets can be applied to Starter Kits.
  • Discount applies to select stamp sets only when purchased individually during the 24-hour promotion period.
  • Bundles featuring stamp sets from the promotion will not be discounted.
  • If you purchased a stamp set prior to the sale, Stampin’ Up! will not be offering exchanges or credits.
  • In the event that Stampin’ Up! runs out of any item offered, promotional pricing will be honored on items backordered, up to the point it reaches the backorder limit. Once an item reaches the backorder limit and is not orderable, it will no longer be available during the promotion and will not be available to order until additional inventory arrives in stock.  Click Here or on image below to open up a full-size printable list list of stamp sets that will be on sale on Wednesday, Oct 23!

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions. Don’t forget, THIS IS A ONE DAY ONLY SALE and is only happening on Wednesday, October 23 so be sure to get your orders placed that day!

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CHRISTMAS IS COMING EARLY THIS YEAR

AVAILABLE NOVEMBER 1ST, THE NEW CHRISTMASTIME IS HERE SUITE

We hope you’re ready to make this holiday season magical, because the Christmastime Is Here Suite is! This exclusive, limited-time collection of festive, floral coordinating products has everything you need to share love, joy, and creativity this holiday season.

Products from the Christmastime Is Here Suite will be available while supplies last only starting November 1st, 2019

Here’s a sneak peek video of what’s included in the suite.

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WINTER WONDERS PAPER PUMPKIN PART TWO
SUBSCRIBE TO PAPER PUMPKIN BY NOVEMBER 10, 2019

The holiday season will be here before we know it. And along with putting up the Christmas tree and spending snowy nights by the fire, Paper Pumpkin subscribers will be looking forward to opening their holiday kit. Christmastime papercrafting with Paper Pumpkin has become an annual tradition!
So to deliver more of what subscribers love this holiday season, in November Stampin’ Up! is offering Christmas tags kit. This kit makes it easy to add a handmade, personal touch to your holiday giving—without a lot of fuss. It’s Christmas made easy with Paper Pumpkin!

November Kit
Kit details: Makes 24 holiday-themed gift tags of 4 various sizes and designs.
Coordinating colors: Early Espresso, Pool Party, Poppy Parade, and Shaded Spruce

Subscribe for the November kit at paperpumpkin.com from October 11th – November 10th.

The October and November kits coordinate; however, each kit is all-inclusive and can stand alone.

If you’re interested in subscribing to Paper Pumpkin, you can either sign up for a subscription where you are billed monthly for your kit or you can purchase a prepaid subscription in my online store. To see more information and to sign up for the monthly subscription,  Click Here. To see the options for prepaid subscriptions in my online store, Click Here.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Night of Navy Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″), 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front)
  • Old Olive Cardstock 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat), 2 1/16″ X 3 1/16″ (artwork mat)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner), 2″ X 3″ (artwork), 1 1/2″ X 5″ (banner, scarf & hat)

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Stampin’ Up! Beauty and Joy For Amy’s Inkin’ Krew Blog Hop

 

Good Tuesday morning my fellow stampers and welcome to Amy’s Inkin’ Krew Team Blog Hop. It’s the 2nd Tuesday of the month and you know what that means, Blog Hop Day!!  If you are starting with me, be sure to hop around to see everyone’s awesome projects. If you’ve hopped over from Amy Koenders blog, welcome to my blog and thank you for stopping by.  The theme this month is “Giving Thanks”. We can interpret this any way that we’d like.

For today’s card I used the Stampin’ Up! Beauty & Joy Photopolymer Stamp Set to create a Thanksgiving card.  Here’s my card.

I joined in with the Inspire. Create Challenge #053.  Here is their sketch.

I also played along with Just Us Girls Word Week #508.  Here is their theme.

I started by adhering a panel of Come To Gather Designer Series Paper to a Cajun Craze card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  On a panel of Whisper White cardstock I stamped the flowerpot image from the Beauty & Joy stamp set in Cajun Craze Ink.  I stamped the tree trunk image from the Beauty & Joy stamp set in Early Espresso Ink above the flowerpot stamping off once.  I stamped the leaves image from the Beauty & Joy stamp set in Merry Merlot Ink on the tree trunk.  I cut the image out using the Stitched Nested Labels Dies.

I adhered the artwork to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.  For the banner I had to get a little creative.  I stamped the banner from the Stampin’ Up! Toile Christmas Cling Stamp Set on a panel of Whisper White cardstock.  I used my Merry Merlot Stampin’ Write Marker to color just the banner part of the stamp in.  I then stamped the sentiment from the Beauty & Joy stamp set in Cajun Craze Ink inside the banner.  I cut the banner out using the Christmas Cardinal Dies.  I adhered the banner to the top of the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I cut out some leaves using the Nature’s Roots Dies in Merry Merlot cardstock.  I adhered 3 of the leaves under the artwork using Glue Dots.  I adhered the cluster of leaves under the sentiment using Glue Dots.  I tied a small bow using the Mossy Meadow Linen Thread that comes in the Magnolia Lane Ribbon Combo Pack, and adhered it to the cluster of leaves using a Glue Dot.  I added a few Rhinestone Basic Jewels to the artwork.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Stampn’ Up! A wish for Everything Cling Stamp Set in Cajun Craze Ink in the center of a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the leaves from the Stampin’ Up! Rooted In Nature Cling Stamp Set in Merry Merlot Ink, stamping off once, around the panel.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to the inside of the Cajun Craze card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I adhered another one of the die cut leaves by the sentiment using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped the tree image from the Beauty & Joy stamp set on the envelope front the same as I did for the card front.  I adhered a panel of Come To Gather 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 be sure to hit Previous to hop back to Amy Koenders blog or hit Next to head over to Mary Deatherage’s blog. You can also click on each of the names and hop around that way. Happy Hopping!!

  1. Karen Ksenzakovic – You Are Here
  2. Mary Deatherage
  3. Jaimie Babarczy
  4. Shirley Gentry
  5. Akiko Sudano
  6. Sue Prather
  7. Julie Johnston
  8. Karen Finkle
  9. Amy Koenders

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If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy 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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Happy Stamping, Karen!

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CHRISTMAS IS COMING EARLY THIS YEAR

AVAILABLE NOVEMBER 1ST, THE NEW CHRISTMASTIME IS HERE SUITE

We hope you’re ready to make this holiday season magical, because the Christmastime Is Here Suite is! This exclusive, limited-time collection of festive, floral coordinating products has everything you need to share love, joy, and creativity this holiday season.

Products from the Christmastime Is Here Suite will be available while supplies last only starting November 1st, 2019

Here’s a sneak peek video of what’s included in the suite.

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WINTER WONDERS PAPER PUMPKIN

SUBSCRIBE TO PAPER PUMPKIN BY OCTOBER 10, 2019

Paper Pumpkin wants to help you share love and joy this Christmas with a duo of delightful, special-edition kits. October’s kit includes 10 traditional cards, while November’s kit features 24 can’t-miss tags. Put them together and you have everything you need to make the season bright.

There’s something about the holidays that brings out the crafter in all of us. Even non-crafters like making simple and fun projects to celebrate the season. And since “simple and fun” is Paper Pumpkin’s middle name, we have the perfect kits for you!

In October and November we are offering back-to-back coordinating kits, one with Christmas cards, the other with Christmas tags. Both kits make it easy for you to add a handmade, personal touch to your holiday giving—without a lot of fuss. It’s Christmas made easy with Paper Pumpkin!

October Kit

Coordinating colors: Early Espresso, Pool Party, Poppy Parade, and Shaded Spruce

November Kit

Coordinating colors: Early Espresso, Pool Party, Poppy Parade, and Shaded Spruce

The October and November kits coordinate; however, each kit is all-inclusive and can stand alone.

Click Here for more information and to subscribe to Paper Pumpkin.

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I have gathered up a lot of retired Stamp Sets, Embossing Folders & Dies  and put a list together for anyone interested.  I have single Stamp Sets along with Stamp Sets bundled with Dies or Punches.  Take a look and see if there is anything that you missed out on getting and would still like.  Click Here to go to my list.

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Cajun Craze Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 4 1/2″ X 2 1/2″ (artwork), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Come To Gather Designer Series Paper 3 7/8″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), piece for envelope flap

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