What’s In A Name?

The Oh So Eclectic Bundle Card is Perfectly Named!

The Oh So Eclectic bundle is aptly named. This bundle features the Oh So Eclectic 16 piece stamp set with a wide variety of images from flowers to textures to sayings. The Eclectic Layers Framelits Dies features 13 dies that allow you to create die-cut pieces in record time with just a few turns of the Big Shot handle. The images in the Framelits include the leaves and the pattern cut out of the Whisper White cardstock. The Framelits also include flowers, jewels and other foliage that perfectly match the images in the Oh So Eclectic stamp set, hence the Eclectic reference in the name. It doesn’t have one particular “look” or vibe to the bundle, as many often do, but it is a combination of nature, objects and patterns that somehow all work well together. This is a very simple card to put together but it is very striking and I hope you like it as much as I do!

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Celebrate Christmas in July!

If you ever thought about becoming a Stampin’ Up Demonstrator or starting your own business, now is a great time! 

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July 1 – 31

This just in from the North Pole! Santa Claus is coming to town a little early this year, and he’s decided to drop off a few Starter Kit gifts when you purchase the Stampin Up Demonstrator Kit  special during the month of July—including the Carols of Christmas Stamp Set from the upcoming 2017 holiday catalog and a fabulous Essentials Gift Pack (coming out in September for customers and August for demonstrators).

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You will receive a FREE Essentials Gift Pack including Paper Snips, SNAIL Adhesive, Grid Paper, two D Blocks (one for you and one for a stamping friend!), and a Bone Folder. That’s an added value of $52 US! And to give your recruits a taste of the perks of being a demonstrator, we will also include the Carols of Christmas Stamp Set from the Holiday catalog for FREE ($20 US)! That’s a total of $72 in Bonus free, PLUS the $26 Free in the everyday demo kit deal.

$72 Gift when you join Stampin’ Up!

  • Join my team in July and receive a FREE Essentials Gift Pack that includes:
  • *Carols of Christmas Stamp Set
  • Paper Snips
  • Snail Adhesive
  • Grid Paper
  • D Blocks (two of them)
  • Bone Folder!

*The Carols of Christmas Stamp Set will be featured in the Holiday Catalog and by joining in July … you get it FREE! 

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Paper Pumpkin ONE DAY ONLY 75% Off Flash Sale!

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Everyone loves a great deal, and this one is amazing!  For 24 hours only, new Paper Pumpkin customers can receive their first-month subscription for only $5.  That’s a crazy 75% off the regular price. 

If you love crafty goodness, but you lack tons of extra time (and who doesn’t?), Paper Pumpkin is perfect for you! Imagine a craft kit coming to your door that includes stamps, inks, embellishments, paper, even adhesive, everything cut and ready to go and all for under $20. NOW imagine that your first kit is only $5!

This flash sale will end at 1:00 AM on Friday, June 30 (tomorrow) and is for new subscribers only. 

Visit paperpumpkin.com from June 29 at 11:59 PM MT to June 30 at 11:59 PM MT and use promo code ONEDAY0717 to get your first kit at this incredible price.  You can keep the creativity coming after that for only $19.95 per month (shipping included)!

This offer will be over in a flash, so head over the to the Paper Pumpkin site starting at midnight tonight to get this deal for yourself!

Here are the details:

  • For new subscribers only
  • Not valid on prepaid subscriptions
  • Discount applied to one kit for the first month of subscription
  • After that creativity keeps coming at $19.95 per month (shipping included)
  • Promotion begins on June 29 at 11:59 PM and ends on July 30 at 11:59 PM.
  • Use promo code ONEDAY0717 at paperpumpkin.com

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Welcome Baby Card

Who doesn’t love to welcome a precious new baby into the world? This card is perfect for a shower, birth announcement, first birthday, congratulation, etc. The stamp set used is called Moon Baby, and yes, it really is as cute in person as it is here. Check out these images!

Aren’t they just precious? For this project, I used Layering Circle dies to create a window on the card front. In keeping with the “twinkle, twinkle” theme of the card, I embossed the Soft Sky card front with the new Sparkles Textured Impressions Embossing Folder and then die cut circles through the Night of Navy and Soft Sky card layers. I stamped the stars and the sleeping baby image on Whisper White with Basic Black ink, then colored them in with Watercolor pencils and blended them with an Aqua painter. I cut out the baby and star images the old fashioned way, with a pair of scissors and hands! Talk about roughing it, I think I”m getting spoiled with my Big Shot and die sets for cutting shapes! This card also features the newest ribbon in the 2017-2018 Annual Catalog, the 1/2″ Night of Navy Grosgrain ribbon. Isn’t is cute??? A detailed list of supplies is listed below and here is a photo of the inside of the card:

 

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Climbing Orchid – Same Card, Two Different Ways

 

I recently participated in two different swaps and used the same Climbing Orchid bundle for both. This bundle features the Climbing Orchid Photopolymer stamp set. The Climbing Orchid Stamp Set gives a unique ability to build up orchids with as many different pieces as you see fit. This set is classy and timeless and is ideal for both cards and 3D projects. It includes 28 photopolymer stamps. Also in the bundle is the Orchid Builder Framelit Dies that consists of 12 dies. Create die-cut accents in seconds with Framelits dies and the Big Shot. Framelits’ open design allows you to place them where you want for precise cutting. Make multi-layered accents for cards or tags. You can order the Climbing Orchid stamp set and/or the Orchid Builder Framelit Dies, but when you order them bundled together, you save 10% off the purchase price, which is always a great idea! Here is a close up of the stamps and the dies:


I thought I’d share the cards so you can see how with the addition of an embellishment and switching colors you can create a variety of cards from with the same stamp set, especially this bundle. You can create three different orchids, depending on your preference! The first card features Sweet Sugarplum watercolor background, pearl accents and shows one version of the orchids you can make with the bundle. Also, in both cards, instead of stamping the branch image from the Climbing Orchid stamp set, I chose to die cut the branch from the Seasonal Layers Thinlit Dies instead. I used Chocolate Chip as my card base, Sweet Sugarplum as a layer and then I watercolored Sweet Sugarplum with an Aqua Painter on Whisper White for the card background. I stamped the orchid images in Rich Razzleberry with Early Expresso accents and sentiment on the card front. Supplies for this project are:

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The second project features a very similar layout, but with a differently patterned orchid (from the same bundle) and a different color palate. I used Island Indigo as the card base, a layer of Pool Party and I watercolored Pool Party on Whisper White for the card front. I stamped a different orchid image in Dapper Denim and again accented and stamped the sentiment in Early Expresso. I added Gold Metallic Thread and a basic jewel for some sparkle.  This is just one simple example of the variety you can get from a single stamp set even with very little change in the layout of your project. There’s also another orchid image in the stamp set that isn’t featured here, so if you love orchids, this is the stamp set for you! I hope you enjoyed viewing them as much as I enjoyed making them! 

 

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Paper Pumpkin: One In a Melon

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The long days of summer are here, and for some of us that can only mean one thing: more hours to spend crafting! Paper Pumpkin can go anywhere you do, so whether you’re on your way to the beach (or heading to your lounge chair in the backyard!) be sure to bring this kit with you. You’ll feel refreshed just looking at the designed paper with its watermelons, pineapples, lemons, and limes; then there’s the fun of putting together our yummy, summer-themed projects! Check out the how-to’s below.

Each One in a Melon kit comes with 6 printed card bases, 4 printed bags, 6 white envelopes, 2 sheets watercolor die-cut pieces, 2 sheets white die-cut pieces, 1 sheet laser-cut leaf stickers, 4 sheets printed cotton paper, 4 yds. pink baker’s twine, 4 green mini clothespins, 100 dimensionals, and 100 adhesive dots.

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We’re pretty sure this kit will be the pine-apple of your eye (wink, wink) once you start playing with all of the elements inside! And the creative possibilities are endless. Check out the projects above for some sweet alternate ideas—like our stamped fruit slices tied to Crumb Cake envelopes and secured with White Baker’s Twine. Wouldn’t they make great gift card enclosures?

You could also fussy cut a few pineapple images from the designed paper and pop them up with dimensionals on one of the kit’s die-cut banners. For a perfect finishing touch, embellish with a pink baker’s twine bow.

Or make the Hooray card using Pool Party Cardstock and some of the fun die- and laser-cut pieces included with this month’s kit. With the sunny yellow banner as a focal point, it’s the perfect summer birthday card.

And don’t forget to check our Pinterest page for more fun ideas!

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If you’re a Paper Pumpkin subscriber, stock up on refills now so you’ll have everything you need for all your summer celebrations—from barbecues to birthdays to beach parties. With Paper Pumpkin, you’re always ready to skip to the fun!

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Paper Pumpkin subscribers will notice something different about their kit this month—our fresh, new box design! It features the updated Paper Pumpkin logo and the name and month of the kit on a side panel—making for easier storage and organization. Look for this new box design going forward, as well as some fun variations for special occasions!

Paper Pumpkin is a subscription kit program by Stampin’ Up! Each month a fully designed project kit arrives at your door filled with stamps, ink, and paper—everything cut and ready to go, so you can skip to the fun. You’ll enjoy fun projects like cards, gift packaging, home décor, and more for just $19.95 a month (shipping included). It’s the best way to treat yourself and enjoy some creativity each and every month. To sign up, click here

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Last but not least, our Many Happy Birthdays Past Kit is now available for purchase. This kit will help you effortlessly plan the perfect birthday for a loved one. Whether you’re sending wishes their way in a card, creating party invitations, or giving a gift card, the candle cards will help you pull it off with flare. Fun tip: These cards could easily be transformed into firecracker invitations for your summer celebrations! Enjoy!

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Video: At Home With You Bundle Card

You all KNOW how much I love the Stampin Up bundles and when the new catalog came out, I had to flip through (repeatedly and joyfully) to determine which bundles were on my must have list. The At Home With You Bundle was one of them with the versatility and usefulness of this bundle. The stamped image is a front door that you can decorate for any season, with signs, wreaths, lanterns, flowers, garlands, etc. Almost like building your own dream front door to your own dream house! OR at least that’s what it felt like when I was making this card. The thing I love the most is that there is a die in the framelits set that cuts and scores the door entryway, so your “door” opens on your card. How cute is that? Also, Stampin Up has added these little mini Boxwood Wreaths as embellishments in the new catalog, so how perfectly do they work with this stamp set??? Here is a video tutorial of how to make this project:

 

So to create this project, I started with Soft Suede cardstock for my card base and then I stamped the door in Chocolate Chip ink on the same cardstock. I stamped the lanterns and the flowers in Chocolate Chip on Whisper White and I colored them in with Stampin Up Markers in Soft Suede, Daffodil Delight, Old Olive and Blushing Bride. I stamped the Hardwood background image in Soft Sky on Soft Sky cardstock.The welcome mat is in Night of Navy ink on Soft Sky cardstock.  The border above and below the door is from the Wood Textures Designer Series Paper stack. After stamping, I die cut out the door, the lanterns, flowers and a welcome mat with my Big Shot and assembly including Linen Thread, Glue Dots and the Boxwood Wreath. I stamped the inside sentiment in Chocolate Chip ink inside the door. A complete product list with product numbers can be found below.  

Stampin Up has created a video that highlights the At Home With You bundle as well as shares tips on how to use it. Check it out here:

 

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RemARKably Created Blog Tour – New, New, NEW!

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Welcome to the RemARKably Creative Blog Tour! If you followed the tour, you just came from… Wasn’t her project a stunner?!  This month, we are celebrating all the gorgeous new products available in the new Annual Catalog. It was a tough call to decide what to order first, but the Petal Garden suite on page 57 was my absolute favorite! It features the Graceful Garden stamp set with gorgeous roses and sweet sentiments, the Garden Trellis Textured Impressions Embossing Folder and Petal Garden Designer Series Paper Stack that is full of gorgeous floral patterns and stunning colors! There is also the Petal Garden Memories & More Card Pack that matches the stamps and paper as well as 1/8″ Sheer Ribbon on the Petal Garden Suite colors of Fresh Fig, Calypso Coral, Old Olive and Whisper White.

For this project, I stamped the rose image in Rich Razzleberry and Old Olive and then watercolored it with Sweet Sugarplum ink.I then masked the rose and stamped that patterned stamp in soft sky and used Wink of Stella to give the rose a bit of shimmer.  I wanted the rose to match the patterned paper and the pattern to reflect the blue in the paper. The card base is Old Olive and I ran the Rich Rich Razzleberry cardstock through the Big Shot using the Garden Trellis Textured Impressions Embossing Folder. I stamped the sentiment in Rich Razzleberry as well and die cut it using the Stitched Shapes Framelits and then cut a square to frame it in Old Olive. I used the Fresh Fig 1/8″ Sheer Ribbon and the new Mini Sequins in Silver. Voila, a card was born that I hope you like! A full product list is below. 

Next on the Blog Tour is the amazingly talented …… If you get lost during the tour, you can always just click on the next name in the list below. You are at Jen Tribue’s blog. 

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Introducing Memories & More by Stampin Up

Capture and Preserve Favorite Moments with Memories & More

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Our Memories & More memory keeping system come with coordinating packs of cards that make it easy for you to put together projects quickly. Card packs are perfect for card making, memory keeping or any other project you can dream up. This simple, affordable system makes it easy for you to get started with just a few basic products. You can find Memories & More products in the annual catalog on pages 190-193.

Here is a video that details the Memories and More system:

 

Create breathtaking cards & more using card packs. Each card pack includes 72 double-sided cards, stickers, acetate and more! Each set is a cost effective 72 cards including specialty cards, so no extra cost for specialized accessory packs! Each card is double-sided, giving you lots of options and standard card sizes are 3″ x 4″ and 4″ x 6″. Below are details about the new card packs:

 

Perfect Days Memories & More Card Pack (#144209)

This is my favorite Memories & More offering in our catalog. I love this pack because it comes in vibrant greens (Lemon Lime Twist & Emerald Envy), paired with Black, Sahara Sand and Soft Sky. While this card pack doesn’t coordinate specifically with any designer series paper from the catalog, it does pair wonderfully with the Naturally Eclectic Designer Series Paper. The Perfect Days Memories & More Card Pack comes with printed acetate sheets that you can incorporate into your designs. And each sheet is shipped with a protective film to prevent scratches. You’ll also get cardstock stickers, ready for stamping! And let’s not forget the foil stickers!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Color Theory Memories & More Card Pack (#144210)

This set is another good one and coordinates with the Colorful Seasons Bundle (see page 147 of the catalog). It also coordinates with the Color Theory Designer Series Paper Stack! The Color Theory card pack also includes printed acetate sheets and full-color stickers. The color palette is Berry Burst, Crushed Curry, Dapper Denim, Old Olive and Soft Suede. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Petal Garden Memories & More Card Pack (#144208)

This set is another good one and coordinates with the Petal Garden Suite featured on page 56 of the catalog. This card pack includes 72 cards and embellishments that coordinate with the Petal Garden Designer Series Paper (see page 187 of the catalog). The colors included are Calypso Coral, Old Olive, Rich Razzleberry, Sweet Sugarplum and Whisper White. 

 

 

 

 

 

Bundle of Love Memories & More Card Pack (#144207)

The final set is made up of gorgeous pastels and gold foil and celebrates love. The Bundle of Love card pack coordinates with the Bundle of Love Designer Series Paper (page  189 of the catalog) and also includes 72 total double sided cards with stickers, printed acetate cards and gold foil cards in colors of Blushing Bride, Sahara Sand, Soft Sky and Very Vanilla. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Preserving memories are a snap with Memories and More. Create quick and simple memory pages, cards, tags or anything else you can dream up! 

 

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Daisy Delight Bundle Card With Shabby Chic Feel

One of the most popular bundles in the new Annual Catalog is  Daisy Delight. This bundle includes the Daisy Delight photopolymer stamp set and the Daisy Punch. Sadly, they are SO popular that for now, the Dasy Punch is sold out and is on backorder, but I will share here when it is available

for order again. You can still order the Daisy Delight stamp set and cut the daisy image out instead of punching. This project also features two of the newest Designer Series Paper packs, the Wood Textures Designer Series Paper Stack (background of the card) and the Naturally Eclectic Designer Series Paper (the floral paper). I punched it with the Banner Triple Punch and added it over the Lace Doilies. The center of the blue daisy is another of the newest additions to the Stampin Up product family, the Gold Faceted Gems. I wish you could see it in person, these embellishments really sparkle. Stampin Up also added Clear Faceted Gems as well. Talk about bling! The sentiment is from the Colorful Seasons stamp set and I punched it out with the Pretty Label Punch (another new product). For complete product details, look below. 

I have to admit, the color palette was a bit darker than what I usually work with. I love blue and brown together and was trying for a rustic feel to the card. How did I do? 

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