NEW Happy Birthday Thinlits

This week’s Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop is a color challenge.  It may look familiar as I accidentally did this one a few weeks ago.  Happy hopping!

My card today starts off with Night of Navy cardstock.  I took a smaller panel of Old Olive cardstock and dry embossed it using the NEW Oh My Stars TIEF (available for order starting June 1st).  I then matted it on some Whisper White cardstock and adhered it to the card.

Next I used the NEW Happy Birthday Thinlits (available for order starting June 1st) and cut out one Night of Navy and one Daffodil Delight “Happy Birthday.”  I offset the Night of Navy one a little bit underneath the Daffodil Delight and adhered them together.

The “To You” comes from the Banners for You stamp set which I stamped in Versamark ink and then sprinkled it with white embossing powder and heat embossed it.  I added a few Daffodil Delight and Old Olive enamel shapes to finish it off.

Enjoy!

Now click on the button below to see what Amy’s created this week.

  1. Amy Koenders
  2. Shelagh Freemantle
  3. Mary Deatherage
  4. Jari Francis
  5. Kristi Gray
  6. Jaimie Babarczy <– You Are Here

Paper Pumpkin New Subscriber Sale:

FIRST-TIME subscribers enjoy three months at 25% off your Paper Pumpkin Subscription!

Here are the details:

  • For first-time subscribers only.
  • Subscribers must join between Thursday May, 11 and Saturday, June 10, 2017; 11:50 PM (MT) .
  • Available for month-to-month subscriptions, not prepaid subscriptions.
  • Discount applied to one kit per month for the first three months of a new subscription. After that, the price for each month’s kit will return to the regular price of $19.95.
  • Enter the promo code, STARTHERE, at PaperPumpkin.com to subscribe.
  • Keep in mind that unless you cancel, your membership will continue at full price after the first three discounted months.

Let me know if you have any questions.  Don’t forget to subscribe with promo code: STARTHERE beginning tomorrow to get this great deal!

CURRENT HOST CODE: RWPPW4HJ

Use this host code when your order is $50 or more (before shipping and taxes) 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 item valued up to $8.00 in the 2016-2017 Annual Catalog.  See something you like?  Check out my store.

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Celebrate Good Times

Today’s card was inspired by the challenge this week at Fab Friday.

My card today starts with Rich Razzleberry cardstock.  I took some Dapper Denim Ruched Ribbon and wrapped around it a few times.

I took a panel of Whisper White cardstock and used the Celebrations Duo embossing folder to make the “celebrate” impression in it.  I then used Calypso Coral, Dapper Denim, and Rich Razzleberry ink to stamp circles around the “celebrate.”

I stamped the “Good Times” from the Happy Celebrations stamp set in Dapper Denim ink and then matted the Whisper White on Dapper Denim cardstock.

Enjoy!

2017-2018 ANNUAL CATALOG PRODUCT SHARE:

With the new 2017-2018 Annual Catalog coming out June 1st, I’m offering a product share.

Product shares are great in that you get a sampling of all the new Designer Series Paper and/or Ribbon (and there are a ton).  If you bought every new ribbon and Designer Series Paper, it would cost $532, but to get a sampling of them is under $70!

Click here for a look at everything that you’ll receive in the product share.  I do offer something for everyone (single shares, double shares, etc.)  Sign up by May 31st to get yours!

Paper Pumpkin New Subscriber Sale:

FIRST-TIME subscribers enjoy three months at 25% off your Paper Pumpkin Subscription!

Here are the details:

  • For first-time subscribers only.
  • Subscribers must join between Thursday May, 11 and Saturday, June 10, 2017; 11:50 PM (MT) .
  • Available for month-to-month subscriptions, not prepaid subscriptions.
  • Discount applied to one kit per month for the first three months of a new subscription. After that, the price for each month’s kit will return to the regular price of $19.95.
  • Enter the promo code, STARTHERE, at PaperPumpkin.com to subscribe.
  • Keep in mind that unless you cancel, your membership will continue at full price after the first three discounted months.

Let me know if you have any questions.  Don’t forget to subscribe with promo code: STARTHERE beginning tomorrow to get this great deal!

CURRENT HOST CODE: RWPPW4HJ

Use this host code when your order is $50 or more (before shipping and taxes) 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 item valued up to $8.00 in the 2016-2017 Annual Catalog.  See something you like?  Check out my store.

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Happy Celebrations – CYCI#154

This week is spring break for my kiddos, so it means quick CAS (clean and simple) cards this week.

My card today starts with Smoky Slate cardstock which I layered with a panel of Pool Party cardstock.

On a panel of Whisper White cardstock, using the Happy Celebrations stamp set, I stamped the “celebrate” in Chocolate Chip ink.  I used a Chocolate Chip Writer Marker to add some dots along the word celebrate.

Then I used the larger triangle from the Happy Celebrations stamp set and stamped it in two of the corners in Smoky Slate and Pool Party ink.

Enjoy!

2017-2018 ANNUAL CATALOG PRODUCT SHARE…

Tomorrow I will sharing my 2017-2018 Annual Catalog Product Share!

Product shares are a great way to get a tasting off new Designer Series Paper and Ribbons and this catalog does not disappoint.  Although I can’t order everything until June 1st and you won’t get the catalog in your hands until about mid May, I want you to have enough time to look through and see all that the share includes.

Also, I would love to get a new catalog to you, if you don’t already have a demo.  Click “Contact Me” above and let me know!

RETIRING PRODUCTS!

Stampin’ Up! has posted their retiring list and you can see it right here.  Now that the list has been posted, all items (with the exception of stamp sets) are available only while supplies last so order soon to get any of the items that you can’t live without!

Here are the details:

  • Promotion dates: April 10–May 31, 2017 beginning at 1:00 PM (MT).
  • No minimum purchase required.
  • Retiring items may be added to all orders.
  • Retiring items are eligible for Stampin’ Rewards with qualifying orders.
  • All retiring items will be discontinued after May 31.
  • All retiring accessories and tools are available while supplies last.
  • Due to high demand for retiring stamp sets, Stampin’ Up! will keep producing retiring stamp sets until May 22.  After May 22, all retiring stamp sets will be available while supplies last.
  • Order Deadlines:  May 31, 2017, by 11:55 PM (MT)

The retiring list can be found right here!  There are some awesome discounts on select products so take a peek and start your lists!

CURRENT HOST CODE: BC4C7KPG

Use this host code when your order is $50 or more (before shipping and taxes) 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 item valued up to $8.00 in the 2016-2017 Annual Catalog.  See something you like?  Check out my store.

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Autism Matters Blog Hop

I am so honored today to be a part of a blog hop to bring awareness to Autism.  As you hop around the blogs today, I hope you learn more about Autism and are moved to donate.  Together we can make a difference!

Did you know, approximately 67 million people worldwide are affected by Autism.

For my card today I start off with Pacific Point cardstock.  I took a 4-1/2″ Whisper White square and cut it in half diagonal.

I used the Sealed with Love stamp set and stamped the solid heart in two rows along the diagonal of the Whisper White in Real Red, Daffodil Delight, Pacific Point, and Marina Mist ink.

I stamped the “Celebrate” from the Happy Celebrations stamp set in Versamark ink after rubbing the Embossing Buddy over the area.  I sprinkled White Embossing Powder over it and heat embossed it using the heat tool.  I added a few Daffodil Delight enamel circles at either end of the sentiment.

Enjoy!

 

Now click on the names below to hop around and see what everyone created and to learn more about Autism.  Happy hopping!

  1. Brian King
  2. Julie DiMatteo
  3. Sandi MacIver
  4. Mary Deatherage
  5. Lydia Fiedler
  6. Kim Vogel
  7. Amy Koenders
  8. Linda Geiger
  9. Lisa Cruicio
  10. Candy Ford
  11. Lisa Pretto
  12. Jari Francis
  13. Jaimie Babarczy <– You Are Here
  14. Beth Hooper
  15. Sue Prather

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Use this host code when your order is $50 or more (before shipping and taxes) 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 item valued up to $8.00 in the 2016-2017 Annual Catalog.  See something you like?  Check out my store.

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Weather Together – Celebrate

My card today was inspired by the CASEd card over at TGIF Challenges.

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I love how she created the little window out of the card, and it really inspired me.

My card uses Thick Whisper White cardstock as its base.  I used biggest square from the Stitched Shapes Framelits and cut out a sort of window from the cardstock.  I then cut out the same sized Stitched Square from Pool Party and Pink Pirouette cardstock.  I used the next smaller square from the Layering Squares Framelits to cut out the inside of the squares.

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I stamped the flowers from the Weather Together Stamp Set in Bermuda Bay ink on either corner of the square and the sentiment on the inside of the card.

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I then stamped the umbrella and handle from the Weather Together Stamp Set in Flirty Flamingo Ink on Pink Pirourette cardstock and cut it out using the coordinating framelits from the bundle.

I played with the placement of the frames and umbrella a bit.  When I’m trying to decide where to place something, I take pictures of it on my phone.  I find looking at the card in a picture gives me a better idea of how it truly looks as opposed to trying to gauge it in front of me.

Here’s one I thought might work:

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And another one:

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I finally settled on moving the frames around and placing the umbrella to the upper left hand corner.

Enjoy!

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My team has a lot of fun sharing ideas and new techniques all while supporting both the hobby demonstrators and business demonstrators.  My upline does monthly giveaways and quarterly prize patrol!  Hands down – it is the best group of crafters!!!

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JOIN:  Now is the perfect time to join as a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator.  For just $99 you receive $125 worth of product and free shipping.  During Sale-a-bration, you receive two free stamp sets of your choice- that’s another potentially $100 worth of product – free!  Hop on over here to sign up!

HOST:  With Sale-a-bration going on, Stampin’ Up! is offering extra rewards for hosting parties.  For parties $250+, you receive in addition to the regular rewards – an extra $25 worth of free product.

CURRENT HOST CODE: N7YDAXQS

Use this host code when your order is $50 or more (before shipping and taxes) 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 item valued up to $8.00 in the 2016-2017 Annual Catalog.  See something you like?  Check out my store.

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Watercolor Dragonfly Dreams

The inspiration for the colors in my card come from the challenge over at Sunday Stamps.

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My card starts off with Pink Pirouette as a base.  I layered some watercolor paper over some Basic Gray cardstock.

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I stamped the falling dots from the Dragonfly Dreams stamp set at the top and bottom of the watercolor paper in Flirty Flamingo ink.  I then took an Aqua Painter and squeezed it to get the water to pool at the end of the tip.  I dotted the water all over the falling dots that were stamped until they were wet.  I dried the paper with a heat tool, which caused some of the ink to run, giving it a really cool look.

My guess is that if you were to make a bunch of these cards, each one would have a unique look.

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I cut out the dragonflies from the coordinating thinlits in Smoky Slate cardstock and after adhering them to the watercolor paper added three pearls on each one.  Lastly, I stamped the sentiment in Flirty Flamingo and cut the end in a banner.

Enjoy!

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TO JOIN OR NOT TO JOIN?

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Sale-a-bration is the perfect time to join as a Stampin’ Up! demo.  Right now for $99 you receive $125 worth of product, free shipping, and TWO FREE stamp sets of your choice!

If you’re looking to try something new, have fun stamping with friends and family, and joining a great group of other demos – now is the time!!!

If you just want to enjoy the discount and other perks for yourself without it growing into a business, now is also the time for you.  Click on the “Join My Team” above for more information or e-mail me (stampinjaimie@gmail.com).

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SHOP:  Sale-a-bration makes it a great time to get those goodies on your wish list.  For every $50 (before tax and shipping), you choose a FREE item from the Sale-a-bration catalog.

JOIN:  Now is the perfect time to join as a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator.  For just $99 you receive $125 worth of product and free shipping.  During Sale-a-bration, you receive two free stamp sets of your choice- that’s another potentially $100 worth of product – free!  Hop on over here to sign up!  If you missed My Stampin’ Up! Story video the other day you can watch it here.

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HOST:  With Sale-a-bration going on, Stampin’ Up! is offering extra rewards for hosting parties.  For parties $250+, you receive in addition to the regular rewards – an extra $25 worth of free product.

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CURRENT HOST CODE: PEEGA63Z

Use this host code when your order is $50 or more (before shipping and taxes) 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 item valued up to $8.00 in the 2016-2017 Annual Catalog.  See something you like?  Check out my store.

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So In Love – Celebrate Card

Today’s card was inspired by the challenges over at Stamp, Ink, Paper and Global Design Project.

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Today I’m bringing you a simple CAS (clean and simple) card.  My card uses Basic Black cardstock as its base.  I used the sentiment from the So In Love Stamp Set which I stamped in Versamark ink and heat embossed using white embossing powder.

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I cut out the detail using Whisper White cardstock and the So Detailed Thinlits Dies.  I stamped the little center detail and “Enjoy” using Real Red ink.

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Lastly, I tied a ribbon around the card using the Real Red Ribbon from the Sending Love Ribbon Combo Pack and added a Real Red Enamel Heart.

Enjoy!

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SALE-A-BRATION:

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SHOP:  Sale-a-bration makes it a great time to get those goodies on your wish list.  For every $50 (before tax and shipping), you choose a FREE item from the Sale-a-bration catalog.

JOIN:  Now is the perfect time to join as a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator.  For just $99 you receive $125 worth of product and free shipping.  During Sale-a-bration, you receive two free stamp sets of your choice- that’s another potentially $100 worth of product – free!  Hop on over here to sign up!  If you missed My Stampin’ Up! Story video the other day you can watch it here.

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HOST:  With Sale-a-bration going on, Stampin’ Up! is offering extra rewards for hosting parties.  For parties $250+, you receive in addition to the regular rewards – an extra $25 worth of free product.

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CURRENT HOST CODE: ATDUNARF

Use this host code when your order is $50 or more (before shipping and taxes) 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 item valued up to $8.00 in the 2016-2017 Annual Catalog.  See something you like?  Check out my store.

STARS REWARDS PROGRAM:

If you aren’t familiar with my Stars Rewards Program, click here.  For every $25 you spend (before shipping and tax), you earn one star.  Once you have 12 stars, you receive $30 worth of free product of your choice.  It’s a great way to earn free product!

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Celebrations Duo – Celebrate

My order with the new product from the Occasions and Sale-a-bration Catalog arrived yesterday.  The quickest way to get out of a creative lull – new product!

I was so excited, I didn’t know where to start.  I love everything – it all!

I had seen the Celebrations Duo Embossing Folder and was so intrigued by it.  The great thing about the two folders is that it creates a negative impression of the sentiments.

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For my card today I’m starting off with Sweet Sugarplum cardstock on which I took a pattern from the new (and gorgeous) Succulent Garden DSP and layered it over Whisper White cardstock.

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Next I took some Whisper White and dry embossed the “Celebrate” using the Celebrations Duo TIEF.  I then took the circle image from the Happy Celebrations Stamp Set and stamped circles in Sweet Sugarplum, Smoky Slate, and Mint Macaron across the “Celebrate.”  I layered the Whisper White on some Smokey Slate cardstock.

Now I was struggling a bit to keep the ink from going into the word, so I looked up a card my upline, Amy, had made and sure enough she had a great TIP!  If you keep the cardstock after it goes through the Big Shot in the folder, it give you some umf (and yes, that’s a technical term) on which to stamp.  I had much better results doing it this way!

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Lastly, I heat embossed the “Good Times” using white embossing powder, Versamark ink, and the heat tool.

Enjoy!

SALE-A-BRATION:

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SHOP:  Sale-a-bration makes it a great time to get those goodies on your wish list.  For every $50 (before tax and shipping), you choose a FREE item from the Sale-a-bration catalog.

JOIN:  Now is the perfect time to join as a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator.  For just $99 you receive $125 worth of product and free shipping.  During Sale-a-bration, you receive two free stamp sets of your choice- that’s another potentially $100 worth of product – free!  Hop on over here to sign up!  If you missed My Stampin’ Up! Story video the other day you can watch it here.

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HOST:  With Sale-a-bration going on, Stampin’ Up! is offering extra rewards for hosting parties.  For parties $250+, you receive in addition to the regular rewards – an extra $25 worth of free product.

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CURRENT HOST CODE: ATDUNARF

Use this host code when your order is $50 or more (before shipping and taxes) 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 item valued up to $8.00 in the 2016-2017 Annual Catalog.  See something you like?  Check out my store.

STARS REWARDS PROGRAM:

If you aren’t familiar with my Stars Rewards Program, click here.  For every $25 you spend (before shipping and tax), you earn one star.  Once you have 12 stars, you receive $30 worth of free product of your choice.  It’s a great way to earn free product!

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Celebrate – Amy’s Inkin’ Krew Blog Hop

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This month’s Amy’s Inkin’ Krew Blog Hop theme is: Celebrate.  Be sure to hop through all the blogs to see what everyone created for this theme.

For my card I’m celebrating the new year.  As the sentiment says – There is much to celebrate.  2016 has been a good year to me and I look ahead to 2017 with an excitement.

My card starts with Elegant Eggplant as its base.  I used the star stamp from the Stitched with Cheer Stamp Set and inked it in Versamark and stamped it a few times on the Elegant Eggplant.  I then heat embossed the stars using White Embossing Powder.

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I used a Silver Foil Sheet to cut out the 2017 using the Large Number Framelits.  Next I stamped the sentiment from the Here’s to Cheer in Versarmark and heat embossed it using Silver Embossing Powder.

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I cut it out using the Layering Circles Framlits and cut out a layering circle (Elegant Eggplant) behind it.  Both circles were layered over a Silver Doily.  Lastly, I added a few white sequins all around the card as well.

Enjoy!

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Now click one of the buttons below to pass through all the participating blogs.

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  1. Jaimie Babarczy <– You Are Here
  2. Jari Francis
  3. Mary Deatherage
  4. Linda Geiger
  5. Amy Koenders

PRODUCT SHARE:

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There are so many great items in the new 2017 Occasions Catalog – ever have the “I want it all” problem.  I am offering a 2017 Occasions Catalog Product Share.  This is a great way to get a sampling of the new Designer Series Paper, Embellishments, and Ribbon.  If you were to buy one of everything, it would cost $198.50.  However, a sampling of each through my product share costs only $32.75 (including shipping).  Click here for a full list of details and included products.

YEAR END CLOSEOUTS!

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Stampin’ Up! has been doing a little year-end cleaning, and they’ve got some great deals to offer you!  Their Year-End Closeouts will include holiday retiring products, clearance rack items, and current high-inventory catalog products.  Be sure to shop early as many of the deals are only available while supplies last!

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Use this host code when your order is $50 or more (before shipping and taxes) 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 item valued up to $8.00 in the 2016-2017 Annual Catalog.  See something you like?  Check out my store.

STARS REWARDS PROGRAM:

If you aren’t familiar with my Stars Rewards Program, click here.  For every $25 you spend (before shipping and tax), you earn one star.  Once you have 12 stars, you receive $30 worth of free product of your choice.  It’s a great way to earn free product!

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