Stampin’ Up! Tranquil Thoughts Mother’s Day

Good Wednesday morning my stamping friends. How is everyone doing today? We’re halfway through the week and on our way to the weekend. Hope you are starting to make plans.

Today’s card is another we made at our class last Monday. This one was a little different. I didn’t show the ladies the card. I handed them an envelope with all the card pieces cut out and gave them 2 stamp sets to choose from to work with and told them to create. One of them had Poppy Parade cardstock and ink and the other had Melon Mambo cardstock and ink. I used Flirty Flamingo for mine. Everyone had the same pieces of True Love Designer Series Paper to use. Unfortunately I forgot to take pictures of the card designs they came up with. None were like mine. Here’s my card for today.

My card used the Stampin’ Up! Tranquil Thoughts Bundle. This bundle will be retiring soon, so if it’s one that you like now’s the time to grab it.

I started by embossing a Basic White card front using the Painted Texture 3D Embossing Folder. Everyone had the same embossed panel to start with. I adhered s strip of Flirty Flamingo cardstock to the back of the strip of True Love DSP using Stampin’ Seal and adhered it to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the flower image from the Tranquil Thoughts stamp set in Flirty Flamingo Ink and cut it our using my Tranquil Dies.

I stamped the sentiment from the Tranquil Thoughts stamp set in Tuxedo Black Ink on the Basic White panel and cut it out using the Layering Circle Dies. I cut a panel of Flirty Flamingo cardstock using the next size up Layering Circle Dies and adhered the sentiment to the mat using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the sentiment to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered the flowers to the side of the sentiment using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the card front to a Flirty Flamingo card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I added a few Rhinestone Basic Jewels to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Strong & Beautiful Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Ink in the center of a Basic White panel. I stamped the flower image from the Tranquil Thoughts stamp set in Flirty Flamingo Ink on the bottom of the panel. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Flirty Flamingo mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Flirty Flamingo card base using Stampin’ Seal.

To finish my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the flower image from the Tranquil Thoughts stamp set in Flirty Flamingo Ink on the envelope front. I adhered a panel of the True Love DSP to the envelope flap.

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

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I’m planning to go live on my Facebook page with a project today at 4:00pm ET.  Please join me 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. 

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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 from the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog or the January-June 2021 Mini Catalog!   For any orders $50 or more I will also send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards for more details and to see what this months tutorials are.

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Happy Stamping, Karen!

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Stampin’ Up! has updating the Clearance Rack with some new goodies over night!  Head over there quickly to get your hands on some great deals.  But hurry!!  Clearance Rack deals are only while supplies last!

CLICK HERE to head over to my online store to shop those great deals, but it must be after midnight MOUNTAIN TIME tonight!!  Have fun shopping!

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Batter Up!

Subscribe April 11 – May 10

Whether you’re crafting for a father, grandfather, nephew, or brother, we’ve got all your bases covered with the Batter Up! Paper Pumpkin Kit! This month’s kit is the perfect pick for making masculine masterpieces.

Then again, we know that grass-stained pants and sliding into home aren’t just for the boys—this month’s kit is a triple threat! Designed with men, sport-lovin’ ladies, and baseball fanatics in mind, anyone would bounce from their spot in the bleachers if they received a classic card from the Batter Up! kit. After all, this month’s kit was made for celebrating the all-stars, MVPs, and the greats—no matter what team they play on!

Step up to the plate, take a swing, and knock it out of the park! With the Batter Up! Paper Pumpkin Kit, it’s your turn to go to bat for all the people who’ve gone to bat for you. This month’s timeless kit with a “throwback” theme contains enough grand slam supplies to create nine cards—and coordinating envelopes—featuring classic colors, pinwheel and pinstripe patterns, and vintage-washed paper pieces. There’s no “batter” way to root, root, root for your home team and honor the all-stars in your life!

A beloved baseball-themed kit would be incomplete without the sport’s signature, sticky snack—the official bubble gum of the MLB! A favorite in the field, the Batter Up! Paper Pumpkin Kit contains a couple sticks of the chewy staple; chew while you craft, slide a piece into a card, or save it for later.

Send a seventh-inning stretch in a classic card with all-star stripes, a nostalgic nod, and a stamp set fit for an MVP! But, before you give it all you’ve got, give this month’s promotional video a watch. See what the Batter Up! kit is all about! Play ball!

Details

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 designs—and coordinating envelopes. The all-inclusive kit includes printed card bases, die-cut paper pieces, embellishments, adhesive, and more!
    • 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: Basic White, Bumblebee, Night of Navy, Pacific Point, Real Red, Smoky Slate, Soft Suede
  • Comes with the official bubble gum of the MLB—a ballpark favorite! Chew while you craft, slide a piece into a card, or save it for later.

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

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

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 3 – 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front, inner liner & artwork)
  • Flirty Flamingo Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″), 1/2″ X 5 1/4″ (card front strip), 3′ X 3″ (sentiment mat), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • True Love Designer Series Paper 1″ X 5 1/4″ (card front panel), 2 1/2″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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Stampin’ Up! Blossoms In Bloom for Amy’s Inkin’ Krew Blog Hop

Good Tuesday morning my fellow stampers. Welcome to Amy’s Inkin’ Krew Team Blog Hop. It’s the 2nd Tuesday of the month so that means Blog Hop Day!! If you are starting with me, be sure to hop around to see everyone’s beautiful projects. If you’ve hopped over from Jillian Good’s blog, welcome to my blog and thank you for stopping by. The theme this month is “Birthday”.  We can interpret this however we want.  I used the Stampin’ Up! Blossoms In Bloom Cling Stamp Set for my card along with some Sale-a-bration DSP. Here’s my card.

My sketch is from Sunday Stamps Challenge #250

I started by stamping the sentiment from the Blossoms In Bloom stamp set on the bottom of a Sahara Sand card front in Night of Navy Ink. I embossed the card front using my Brick & Mortar 3D Embossing Folder and adhered it to a Sahara Sand card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I adhered 3 panels of the Paper Blooms Designer Series Paper (Sale-a-bration item), to 3 Rococo Rose mats using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the 3 matted panels to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered a piece of Rococo Rose 1/2″ Scalloped Linen Ribbon to a thin strip of Night of Navy cardstock using Stampin’ Seal and then to the bottom of the matted DSP panels using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Tranquil Thoughts Cling Stamp Set in Night of Navy Ink in the center of a Basic White panel. I stamped the leaf image from the Stampin’ Up! Lovely You Cling Stamp Set in Night of Navy Ink, stamping off once, above and below the sentiment . I adhered the Basic White panel to a Rococo Rose mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Sahara Sand card base using Stampin’ Seal.

To complete my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I adhered a strip of Paper Blooms DSP to the envelope front and a panel to the envelope flap.

Thank you for visiting by my blog today, I hope you liked my card and will give it a try. Now that you’ve seen my card, be sure to hop around to see everyone’s beautiful projects. Hit Previous to hop back to Jillian Good’s blog or hit Next to head over to Leslie Larkin’s blog. You can also click on each of the names and hop around that way. Happy Hopping!!

  1. Mary Deatherage –
  2. Jaimie Babarczy –
  3. Jillian Good –
  4. Karen Ksenzakovic – You Are Here
  5. Leslie Larkin –
  6. Akiko Sudano –
  7. Connie Troyer –
  8. Sue Prather –
  9. Terry Lynn Bright –
  10. Donna Leonard –
  11. Tara Carpenter –
  12. Krista Yagci –
  13. Amy Koenders –

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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: 9BCVNW9D

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 from the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog or the January-June 2021 Mini Catalog!   For any orders $50 or more I will also send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards for more details and to see what this months tutorials are.

 Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

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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Bouquet of Hope

Tomorrow is the Last Day to subscribe

Subscribe January 11 – February 10

What is Paper Pumpkin? Paper Pumpkin is our monthly One-Stop Box™ that offers a unique variety of paper projects for subscribers of any skill level to enjoy! These thoughtfully-themed and all-inclusive craft kits encourage you to explore your creativity, try new techniques, and discover your potential in papercrafting.

Paper Pumpkin introduces you to an impressive collection of Stampin’ Up! products, from our one-of-a-kind ink pads to our eye-catching embellishments. Plus, the carefully-chosen components of each Paper Pumpkin kit highlight the unbeatable versatility and coordination our products provide! This easy and exciting way to stock up on supplies—and create small-batch projects for occasions of any kind—inspires you to continue crafting. With Paper Pumpkin, it’s simple: share what you love, and help others enjoy creativity!

The Bouquet of Hope Paper Pumpkin Kit provides enough supplies to create nine cards and coordinating envelopes. This soft, sympathetic kit includes patterned card bases, die-cut floral elements, ribbon, embellishments, and more!

The kit’s exclusive Bouquet of Hope Stamp Set features supportive sentiments centered around comfort, care, hope, and love. Such a versatile stamp set can be used throughout the year! Sadly, there is heartache in the world all around us. We all know someone who could use a heartfelt, handmade card that gives sympathy and strength during a difficult time. This kit’s cards are a must to have on-hand!

ABOUT THE FEBRUARY KIT

Details

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 designs—and coordinating envelopes. Kit includes card bases, decorative die-cut pieces, embellishments, and more.
  • 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: Basic Black, Bumblebee, Just Jade, Merry Merlot, Mossy Meadow, Rococo Rose
  • Coordinates with the Flower & Field Designer Series Paper, an exclusive Sale-A-Bration item.

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

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

COORDINATING PRODUCT

155223 | Flower & Field Designer Series Paper

  • Earn this pack of paper for FREE with a purchase of $50 USD or more during Stampin’ Up!’s Sale-A-Bration promotion! 

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Night of Navy Cardstock 1/4″ X 5 14″(strip on card front)
  • Rococo Rose Cardstock 3 – 1 3/8″ X 3 1/2″ (DSP mats), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Sahara Sand 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)
  • Paper Blooms Designer Series Paper 3 – 1 1/4″ X 3 3/8″ (card front panels), 2 1/2″ X 6″ (piece for envelope flap), 3/8″ X 6″ (strip for envelope front)

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Stampin’ Up! Tranquil Thoughts Thank You Card

Good Sunday morning my fellow stampers. How is everyone’s weekend so far? I hope you are finding some time for yourself.

For today I used another bundle from the January-June 2021 Mini Catalog, the Stampin’ Up! Tranquil Thoughts Bundle. It’s a beautiful tropical set which I just love. Here’s my card for today.

I played along with the TGIF challenge #300. This was an easy one since the catalog just went live.

My upline Jaimie Babarczy is doing a challenge for our team this month. Each week she is giving us a sketch and color challenge. I used the colors only for today’s card. Here’s this weeks challenge.

I started by stamping the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Tranquil Thoughts Stamp Set in the center of a Basic White card front in Mint Macaron Ink. I embossed the panel using the Subtle 3D Embossing Folder.

Using the Tranquil Dies, I cut the largest image from a panel of Mint Macaron cardstock and adhered it to the Basic White card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals only on the edges. I trimmed the excess using my Paper Snips. I stamped the leaves from the Tranquil Thoughts stamp set in Coastal Cabana Ink on a panel of Basic White cardstock. I stamped the flower image from the Tranquil Thoughts stamp set in Petal Pink Ink on the same panel of Basic White cardstock. I cut the images out using the Tranquil Dies.

I adhered the leaves and flowers to the card front using Glue Dots and Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the card front to a Thick Basic White card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I added a few Elegant Faceted Gems to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Tranquil Thoughts stamp set in the center of a Basic White panel in Mint Macaron Ink. I stamped the flower image from the Tranquil Thoughts stamp set in Petal Pink on the bottom of the panel and the small leaf image in Coastal Cabana Ink near the flowers. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Mint Macaron mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Thick Basic White card base using Stampin’ Seal.

To finish my card I stamped the flower image from the Tranquil Thoughts stamp set in Petal Pink Ink on the bottom front of the envelope and the envelope flap. I stamped the leaf images from the Tranquil Thoughts stamp set in Coastal Cabana Ink on 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: C4XDWQT6

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 from the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog or the January-June 2021 Mini Catalog!   For any orders $50 or more I will also send you my monthly class tutorials.  Click HERE or go to my Customer Rewards for more details and to see what this months tutorials are.

 Click HERE to shop the clearance rack.

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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Bouquet of Hope

Subscribe January 11 – February 10

What is Paper Pumpkin? Paper Pumpkin is our monthly One-Stop Box™ that offers a unique variety of paper projects for subscribers of any skill level to enjoy! These thoughtfully-themed and all-inclusive craft kits encourage you to explore your creativity, try new techniques, and discover your potential in papercrafting.

Paper Pumpkin introduces you to an impressive collection of Stampin’ Up! products, from our one-of-a-kind ink pads to our eye-catching embellishments. Plus, the carefully-chosen components of each Paper Pumpkin kit highlight the unbeatable versatility and coordination our products provide! This easy and exciting way to stock up on supplies—and create small-batch projects for occasions of any kind—inspires you to continue crafting. With Paper Pumpkin, it’s simple: share what you love, and help others enjoy creativity!

The Bouquet of Hope Paper Pumpkin Kit provides enough supplies to create nine cards and coordinating envelopes. This soft, sympathetic kit includes patterned card bases, die-cut floral elements, ribbon, embellishments, and more!

The kit’s exclusive Bouquet of Hope Stamp Set features supportive sentiments centered around comfort, care, hope, and love. Such a versatile stamp set can be used throughout the year! Sadly, there is heartache in the world all around us. We all know someone who could use a heartfelt, handmade card that gives sympathy and strength during a difficult time. This kit’s cards are a must to have on-hand!

ABOUT THE FEBRUARY KIT

Details

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 designs—and coordinating envelopes. Kit includes card bases, decorative die-cut pieces, embellishments, and more.
  • 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: Basic Black, Bumblebee, Just Jade, Merry Merlot, Mossy Meadow, Rococo Rose
  • Coordinates with the Flower & Field Designer Series Paper, an exclusive Sale-A-Bration item.

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

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

COORDINATING PRODUCT

155223 | Flower & Field Designer Series Paper

  • Earn this pack of paper for FREE with a purchase of $50 USD or more during Stampin’ Up!’s Sale-A-Bration promotion! 

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 2 – 4″ X 5 1/4″ (card front and inner liner), 5 3/4″ X 2 1/2″ (flowers and leaves)
  • Mint Macaron Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (large die cut panel), 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Thick Basic White Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at 5 1/2″)

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Product List

Tranquil Thoughts Bundle

 

 

 

Dies Tranquil

 

$37.00

 

 

 

Elegant Faceted Gems

 

 

 

 

 

Mini Glue Dots

 

$5.25

 

 

 

Multipurpose Liquid Glue

 

 

 

Stampin' Dimensionals

 

 

 

Stampin' Seal

 

$8.00

 

 

 

Bone Folder

 

$7.00

 

 

 

Paper Snips

 

$10.00

 

 

 

Paper Trimmer

 

$25.00

 

 

 

Clear Block Bundle

 

 

 

Stamparatus

 

$49.00