CARD: Painted Harvest Thanksgiving

This card features the Painted Harvest stamp set, a wildly popular set in the Holiday catalog, but what I like is the use of the Copper foil paper, ribbon, the patterned paper and the Crushed Curry Baker’s Twine stitching around the sunflower. There are so many yummy textures and colors in this project that you don’t know whether to study it or run your fingers over it. I have to say, this in my top three favorite Thanksgiving cards this year. 

 

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CARD: Labels to Love Thanksgiving

This card is a nice twist on several products. The stamped greeting is from the Labels to Love stamp set, but it’s punched out with the Everyday Lable punch. If you can tell, the punched out greeting is actually smaller than the actual punch size. It’s a cool technique. Also, the paper circles are actually from the Delightful Daisy Designer Series Paper as well as Gold Foil sheets and the center of the Metallic Snowflakes from the Holiday Catalog. I like this project because it’s a great example of how you can use your Stampin’ Up! products in many different ways. It’s easy sometimes to think of only using a punch, stamp set or embellishment in one way, but with a little creativity (and Pinterest)  you can get a lot of use out of your supplies. Who doesn’t like that? 

 

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Happy Fall! Merry Cafe Card

What’s nicer than having a hot drink on a chilly day in fall or winter? This card is a great project for any Fall occasion, to say hello, thank you or just because and it features two new products in the Holiday Catalog, Merry Cafe and the new Leaf Punch.  Whether for Halloween, the holidays season, or for cheering up a friend, the Merry Cafe set has it all! It will get you through just about any holiday or event or season. It’s a great set to use for making gift card holders, or just because cards.  The images coordinate perfectly with the Coffe Cups Framelits Dies in the Annual Catalog.  This set is made up of 29 photopolymer stamps that offer a variety of options to customize your project. The embossed leaf images on this project is actually from the Leaf Punch!Benefits of Photopolymer stamps
* Are totally transparent for perfect image placement.
* Have just enough give to create a perfectly stamped image every time. 
* Cling like crazy to our clear blocks so you don’t have to worry about slipping.
* Save space—you need only one set of blocks for all your photopolymer stamps (blocks sold separately). 
* Come packaged in cases with images on the spine for easy storage and quick reference.

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Color Me Happy! Stampin Blends are HERE!

The Stampin’ Blends Markers are available on Wednesday, November 1st.

You have lots of options so please make sure you read all the details!!

Click here to view the Stampin’ Blends Brochure

Check out these videos that show all the wonderful things the Stampin’ Blends can do!

 

 

Here’s the list of Stampin’ Blends (combo packs includes two markers, one dark and one light). You can order them by a single marker or as a combo:

  • Bermuda Bay Light – 144580
  • Bermuda Bay Dark – 144579
  • Bermuda Bay Combo Pack – 144600
  • Calypso Coral Light – 144042
  • Calypso Coral Dark – 144044
  • Calypso Coral Combo Pack – 144045
  • Cherry Cobbler Light – 144576
  • Cherry Cobbler Dark – 144575
  • Cherry Cobbler Combo Pack – 144598
  • Crumb Cake Light – 144582
  • Crumb Cake Dark – 144581
  • Crumb Cake Combo Pack – 144601
  • Daffodil Delight Light – 144586
  • Daffodil Delight Dark – 144585
  • Daffodil Delight Combo Pack – 144603
  • Night of Navy Light – 144036
  • Night of Navy Dark – 144039
  • Night of Navy Combo Pack – 144040
  • Old Olive Light – 144574
  • Old Olive Dark – 144573
  • Old Olive Combo Pack – 144597
  • Pink Pirouette Light – 144593
  • Pink Pirouette Dark – 144592
  • Pink Pirouette Combo Pack – 144604
  • Pool Party Light – 144595
  • Pool Parry Dark – 144594
  • Pool Parry Combo Pack – 144605
  • Pumpkin Pie Light – 144578
  • Pumpkin Pie Dark – 144577
  • Pumpkin Pie Combo Pack – 144599
  • Rich Razzleberry Light – 144584
  • Rich Razzleberry Dark – 144583
  • Rich Razzleberry Combo Pack – 144602
  • Smoky Slate Light – 145054
  • Smoky Slate Dark – 145055
  • Smoky Slate Combo Pack – 145058

Single Stampin’ Blends

  • Ivory – 144606
  • Bronze 144607
  • Color Lifter – 144608

When using the Stampin’ Blends Markers… you’ll want to use the Tuxedo Back Memento Pad#132708 and Whisper White Card Stock #100730.

 

Color  me  Happy

Color me Happy Project Kit and Stamp Set (kit available “while supplies last”).

  • Color me Happy Bundle (cm) 148034 – $39.50
  • Color me Happy Bundle (wm) 148033 – $46.75
  • Color Me Happy Stamp Set (cm) 144069 – $19.00
  • Color Me Happy Stamp Set (wm) 144062 – $27.00
  • Color Me Happy Project Kit 144609 – $25.00

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BRAND NEW CATALOG! The Holiday Catalog Is HERE!

Announcing the Release of the NEW 2017 Stampin’ Up Holiday Catalog and Products Available for Order Starting TODAY!

The Holiday Catalog is here and available online and open for orders! Stampin’ Up really went all out with this catalog. There are so many new stamps and die cuts, bundles, papers, punches, ribbon, embellishments, oh my goodness! This catalog has everything you need to get through till Spring! From gorgeous fall images and papers, to cute and spooky fun Halloween items, to gracious and gorgeous Thanksgiving sentiments and stamps and endless Holiday Cheer, this catalog has it all! 

Do you want one? If so, just email me or click here and request one online and I’ll mail it to you ASAP! In the meantime, you can view the catalog online here or by clicking on the image above or on the right of this page. If you see something you like, click here to order and have it shipped right to your door! If you have any questions, I am always here and happy to help! Be sure to check out my Facebook page later today when I will be reviewing the Holiday Catalog and showing some of the products LIVE! 

 

Having difficulty deciding what to order first? Here are some videos that highlight the various product suites in the Holiday Catalog. The videos show the products in action and highlight the features of the suites and give tips on how to best use them. 

 

 

 

 

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Sneak Peek: NEW Holiday Catalog Snowflake Sentiment Card

Holiday Catalog Sneak Peek of Snowflake Sentiment Bundle Available Starting Tomorrow!

 

Tomorrow is the launch of the new Holiday Catalog and to celebrate, all this week I’ve been offering sneak peeks and some of the products and projects you can make from items in the new catalog. Today wraps up the series with this Christmas card that uses the Snowflake Sentiment bundle with gorgeous snowflake stamps from the Snowflake Sentiment stamp set and matching Swirling Snowflake Thinlit Dies that are so intricate and gorgeous! I also used the new Foil Snowflakes and Year of Cheer Designer Series Paper. To make this project, I started with a card base of Whisper White Thick Cardstock for the card base and I stamped the Merry Christmas sentiment in Versa Mark on a scrap of Whisper White. Next is a layer of the Year of Cheer Designer Series Paper and then I ran Gold Foil paper through the Big Shot with the Snowflake SEntiment Thinlit Dies twice to make the gold foil “borders.” I decided to place a layer of Vellum to tone down the images a bit so that the Foil Snowflake and sentiment would really stand out. I heat embossed the sentiment in Gold Stampin’ Embossing Powder and cut it out with an oval die from the Stitched Shapes Framelits and assembled. 

To make this project, I started with a card base of Whisper White Thick Cardstock for the card base and I stamped the Merry Christmas sentiment in Versa Mark on a scrap of Whisper White. Next is a layer of the Year of Cheer Designer Series Paper and then I ran Gold Foil paper through the Big Shot with the Snowflake SEntiment Thinlit Dies twice to make the gold foil “borders.”  Then I decided to place a layer of Vellum to tone down the images a bit so that the Foil Snowflake and Merry Christmas sentiment would really stand out. Finally, I heat embossed the sentiment in Gold Stampin’ Embossing Powder and cut it out with an oval die from the Stitched Shapes Framelits and assembled. 

Here is a video that highlights the Snowflake Sentiment bundle: 

The products featured this week are just the tip of the iceberg as far as what is offered in the new catalog. If you would like a copy, just email me and I’ll drop it in the mail for you. Be sure to check back here tomorrow to get your first look at the new catalog online! 

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Sneak Peek: Halloween Card Featuring NEW Spooky Cat & Labels to Love

 

This week we are highlighting new items in the Holiday Catalog that goes live THIS Friday. So excited!!! This card features two different stamp sets and some new patterned paper! The tree image is actually from the Spooky Night Designer Series Paper and then I stamped the Owl from the Spooky Cat Photopolymer Stamp Set in Basic Black ink. It matched the tree image on the patterned paper perfectly and then I highlighted the Owl eyes and the Happy Owl-oween sentiment in Whisper White ink over the Basic Black. The Spooky Cat stamp set is part of a bundle and includes an adorable cat punch which I really wanted to include with this card, but it didn’t seem to work. The Owl hat is cut from the Spooky Night Designer Series Paper as well. 

The black and white layer behind the Owl is actually Basic Black cardstock and I used the Pattern Party Decorative Masks and Embossing Paste to create some texture. While the Embossing Paste was drying (which only took two minutes, max), I stamped the striped background in Pumpkin Pie ink on Pumpkin Pie paper and stamped the sentiment from another new stamp set, Labels to Love, in Basic Black and Pumpkin Pie as well. I punched out the sentiment with the Everyday Label Punch. So handy to have and with the new stamp set called Labels to Love that works beautifully with the punch and features tags and sentiments for every holiday, it is definitely a must-have! 

After that, it was a matter of putting the card together with a Very Vanilla Thick Cardstock base, a layer of Basic Black, then Pumpkin Pie and Embossed Basic Black and the stamped Owl layer. I used some Basic Black Solid Baker’s Twine and the new Vintage Crochet Ribbon to embellish the stamped sentiment and the new Black Rhinestones to embellish the Owl’s hat. So fun to put together and making this card got me super excited for Halloween! 

The new Holiday Catalog comes out this Friday and I will post it online here for you to download or view online. Also, if you would like a copy mailed to you, click here to request one or email me.  I guarantee you will be blown away by the new goodies in this catalog! 

 

 

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Video Sneak Peek: NEW Painted Harvest Bundle in Holiday Catalog

Get Exclusive Look at the NEW Painted Harvest Set in Holiday Catalog Available Sept. 1!

 

Welcome to the Stamptastical Holiday Catalog Preview Week! This week we will be showcasing some of the exciting new stamps, dies, bundles, papers and embellishments in the new Holiday Catalog that is available this Friday, September 1!  Today’s featured stamp set is the Painted Harvest stamp set. You can view the new Holiday Catalog online starting this Friday, September 1 so check back here and I’ll have it for you then. If you would like a copy mailed to you, click here and I’d be so happy to send you one! 

The Painted Harvest stamp set is a wonderful watercolor floral image that uses a technique called two-step stamping.  The sentiments are perfect for thank you cards, Thanksgiving or just because, and the images allow you to play with a variety of floral colors and combinations for all season. Even though this stamp set is in the Holiday Catalog, the images really work all year long.   Scroll down to check out the video below to get a closer look at the Painted Harvest stamp set and learn how two-step stamping works:


 

 

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August Paper Pumpkin – Giftable Greetings! Save 50% Off First Month!

We are celebrating Fall with a Fall Into Savings event for Paper Pumpkin! New Subscribers save 50% off their first month when they sign  up by September 11! If the savings don’t get you excited about signing up, check out August’s Paper Pumpkin and then click below to find out how to sign up and save! 

What is Paper Pumpkin?  Just think of it-a Stampin’ Up! surprise delivered to your doorstep every month (wahooo!) Paper Pumpkin offers a simple, creative experience each month. Every kit includes an exclusive stamp set, ink spot, and embellishments to create a predesigned project. At least six times a year, we send an all card kit with eight or more cards. Sometimes the kit includes cards plus gift bags, banners, treat bags, or boxes. Other times, it’s home décor, giftables, or just treat packaging. No matter what it is—we promise you’ll love it, or we’ll make it right! What’s more-sometimes, your monthly kit features some exclusive products you can only get through Paper Pumpkin. Try it and see what you think. You can cancel your membership anytime. You’ll have everything you need to complete the project: paper, stamps, ink, accessories, and more! All the cutting is done, the adhesive is included, all you have to do is put the project together following the color, step-by-step instructions or watch the detailed video showing you how. Think of it as a 30-minute creativity spa just for you each month! 

With Paper Pumpkin, you’ll save time and money while you build a collection of crafting supplies. Every month you’ll receive a unique stamp set with an ink spot (that won’t repeat a color in a 12-month period). In no time at all, you’ll have a variety of stamps and ink to use on other projects. In addition, your first kit includes a free clear stamping block that you’ll use every month.

This is part of Stampin Up’s Fall Into Savings Season, so be sure to sign up today to take part! 

HOW TO SAVE:

  • Only new month-to-month subscribers qualify for the 50% discount.
  • To participate in this promotion, subscribers must join by Monday, September 10, 2017 at 11:50 PM (MT).
  • The 50% discount only applies to the new subscriber’s first kit. After that, the price for each month’s kit will return to the regular price of $19.95 USD/$26.95 CAD.
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Treat yourself to a crafting surprise every month. Because sometimes the best way to get creative is inside the box—the little red box that arrives at your door around the 20th of the month. We make it fast, easy, and fun for you to enjoy your favorite hobby—creating! Subscribe by the 10th of any month to get your first kit delivered that month. We can’t wait to craft with you!

 

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As a crafter, creative, and maker, you want to be “that person” who always has cards and gifts on hand for every occasion. You’ll always be ready—armed with lots of pretty, perfectly put together projects. In other words, we do the hard part, leave the fun to you, and make you look good. (Don’t worry; your secret is safe with us.) What do you have to lose? Sign up today! 

 

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CARD: Orange Blossoms Friendship Card

Hey Friend! I love the sentiment on this card featuring the Orange Blossoms Photopolymer Stamp set from the Annual Catalog. This card is a great example of just how far a great stamp set can get you. For instance, this project doesn’t have any patterned paper beyond what is stamped, the sentiment is stamped, and the Pool Party background is embossed with the Brick Wall Textured Impressions Embossing Folder. I added a Lace Doiley for some glamour and finished it off with some Whisper White Thick Bakers Twine and White Perfect Accents. This is a great stamp set for all occasions, birthdays, anniversaries, or my favorite, just because. Hey Friend indeed! 

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