Stampin’ Up! Hydrangea Haven Acetate Card

Happy March!

Here’s hoping it behaves more like a lamb and not a lion and brings spring quickly.
Don’t get me wrong – I love me some snow.

But come March, I’m ready for tulips, sunshine, and fresh air!

I had a customer ask recently if I could make a card using the Hydrangea Hill Designer Series Paper and the Hydrangea Hill Mercury Acetate, so here we go…

My card starts off with Purple Posy cardstock, although I cut the bottom off the front from where the acetate starts down.

I then cut a piece of the Hydrangea Mercury Acetate at 4-1/4 x 5-1/2, adhering it to the Purple Posy card front. One side of this acetate has purple hues and the other side is silver. I put the silver side out.

Next, I took a pattern from the Hydrangea Hill DSP, cut it down to cover the top and bottom, matted it on Basic White cardstock, and adhered it over the acetate.

Next I stamped the “filler” image from the Hydrangea Haven Stamp Set in Old Olive ink. I cut it out, as well as a Purple Posy petal detail, and Old Olive leaf detail using the Hydrangea Dies. I adhered this over the acetate using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Next I stamped the sentiment from the Hydrangea Haven Stamp Set in Gorgeous Grape ink, cutting it out with the same dies.

On the inside, I added a piece of the same pattern of Hydrangea Hill DSP and stamped some of the flowers in Gorgeous Grape ink.

Thanks for checking out my project today!


Today’s card was inspired by this week’s Freshly Made Sketches challenge.


Free Class to Go!

We’re a little limited right now – so I’ve created a card class to go for you to put together from the comfort and safety of your home!

And better yet – it’s FREE when you buy the Butterfly Brilliance Collection through my store in March!
When you purchase this collection, I will automatically mail out the makings for four cards, as well as email you the four PDF files with the instructions on how to put them together. You just provide the ink!

If you would prefer to purchase the PDF instructions, you can head over here to request it. The cost is $15 for the four PDF files.


Color Swatch Now Available!

Ever wonder what certain colors would look like together?
Ever wish you could access a sample of each color of cardstock?

I created a Color Swatch to help you with just this!!

For just $20 (includes the cost of shipping), you get a sample of every current Stampin’ Up! color, clearly labeled, and all on a ring for easy access – that’s 53 color samples!!
I did update the labels to include each color name and which color family it belongs to (i.e., Brights, Regals, etc.).

You can order a Color Swatch using this form here.


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 $9 in any current catalog.


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Stampin’ Up! Pretty Perennials Card Video Tutorial

Who’s excited it’s Wednesday today!
ME!

I have a fun new card for you tonight using the brand new Butterfly Brilliance Collection (and maybe even a sneak peek of a card class to go)!!!

My card today is the one I shared last week. It uses the Pretty Perennials Bundle which is full of lots of floral images, but my favorite piece is the “happy.”

I sure hope you’ll join me tonight. I’m really excited to share this card with you and this brand new product!! (There’s something so exciting about new product!) Join me at 7:30 EST on my Facebook page. If you catch it live, you might just win the card!

If you ever miss a live tutorial, you can check them out on my YouTube Channel.

Have you been pinning my color inspirations?! I create these graphics to help give you inspiration for colors to use. Be sure to pin it to Pinterest so you have it saved!

Now check out the video below to see how I made today’s card:


Free Shipping Right Now!

This week I’m offering FREE SHIPPING – wahoo!!!!

That means that a $50 order gets you:

  • $50 in product
  • $9 free item from me
  • Free shipping
  • A free Level 1 Sale-a-bration item
  • Two stars on my Star Rewards Sheet

Head over here for more details!!!


Color Swatch Now Available!

Ever wonder what certain colors would look like together?
Ever wish you could access a sample of each color of cardstock?

I created a Color Swatch to help you with just this!!

For just $20 (includes the cost of shipping), you get a sample of every current Stampin’ Up! color, clearly labeled, and all on a ring for easy access – that’s 53 color samples!!
I did update the labels to include each color name and which color family it belongs to (i.e., Brights, Regals, etc.).

You can order a Color Swatch using this form here.


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 $9 in any current catalog.


  • Visit my online store here.
  • Earn FREE Stampin’ Up! Products – Join my Star Rewards Program – My online customer thank you program!
  • Have any questions? I’d be happy to help, click here to contact me.
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Stampin’ Up! Vine Design Congratulations Card

Happy Friday everyone!!!

I’ve been giving my team a sketch and color challenge each week. My card today was inspired by this week’s challenges.

I love challenges!!! They’re a great way to spark creativity when designing a card and even try out new colors together.

My card starts off with Thick Basic White cardstock, which I embossed using the Pinewood Planks Embossing Folder. To the left I adhered a narrow Petal Pink pattern from the Subtles Designer Series Paper, which I matted on Petal Pink cardstock.

The Flowering Vine Dies has really beautiful images! It cuts out beautiful floral details and has coordinating solid flowers that can be adhered behind it to pop through.

I cut the bigger floral image out of Basic White cardstock and the smaller flowers popping through from Coastal Cabana, Mint Macaron, and Petal Pink cardstock. I adhered it down using Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I stamped the outline and the sentiment from the Vine Design Stamp Set in Coastal Cabana ink. I adhered this down using Stampin’ Dimensionals and added a Coastal Cabana bow next to it.

Thanks for checking out my project today!!


Who needs a ladies’ night out full of games, stamping, and fun?! ME!

Join me March 19-20 for my Sweet Creations Event.
Space is limited so be sure to register soon!!! Head over here for all the details.


GREAT TIME TO SHOP & JOIN

Now through the end of February, earn FREE product with a qualifying order. Choose from a free Level 1 item with an order of $50 or a free Level 2 item with an order of $100.

Now is also THE best time to grab the Starter Kit!!!

$99 gets you:

  • $125 in product (of your choice)
  • Free shipping on the Starter Kit
  • ** 5 full packs of 6×6 Designer Series Paper that will be in the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog (Brights, Neutrals, Subtles, Regals, and 2020-2022 In-Color) – $57.50 Value!!!!
  • A sample Paper Pumpkin kit
  • Business supplies
  • Copy of all current catalogs
  • 20% (minimum) off all future orders
  • Ability to see and pre-order from new catalogs
  • Access to a demonstrator only Facebook page, as well as my team Facebook page
  • Loads of fun and creativity!

Now really is the best time to join. The Starter Kit is the BEST bundle Stampin’ Up! has to offer. Never any pressure to sell. Never any pressure to do parties.

You can grab your Starter Kit here. If you have questions and want to talk more about it, you can email me at stampinjaimie@gmail.com!


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 $9 in any current catalog.


  • Visit my online store here.
  • Earn FREE Stampin’ Up! Products – Join my Star Rewards Program – My online customer thank you program!
  • Have any questions? I’d be happy to help, click here to contact me.
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Stampin’ Up! True Love Clean and Simple Card

This week’s Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop is a sketch challenge. Happy hopping!

I was tight for time this week so decided to share a super quick and easy card for today.

Short on time – just grab some Designer Series Paper, a sweet sentiment, and a punch. It’s that easy!

My card starts off with Basic White cardstock, which I covered with a pattern from the True Love Designer Series Paper.

I then took another pattern and matted it on Basic White cardstock.

I stamped the sentiment from the Many Mates Stamp Set in Versamark ink, sprinkled it with White Embossing Powder, and heat set it. I cut it out using the Tailored Tag Punch, adhering it down using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Thanks for checking out my project for today!


Now click the button below to see what Sue’s created this week!

  1. Amy Koenders
  2. Mary Deatherage
  3. Kristi Gray
  4. Jaimie Babarczy <— You Are Here
  5. Sue Prather
  6. Karen Finkle
  7. Akiko Sudano
  8. Karen Ksenzakovic

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 $9 in any current catalog.


  • Visit my online store here.
  • Earn FREE Stampin’ Up! Products – Join my Star Rewards Program – My online customer thank you program!
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Stampin’ Up! Hippo Happiness Birthday Card

Hello from Peru!!

For those wondering, we arrived safe and well to Peru where we’re enjoying time with family and warmer days!

I still plan on sharing with you lots of projects with you while I’m away and business as usual, so if you have any questions, need anything, or if I can be of any help, please don’t hesitate.

Today’s card starts off with Magenta Madness cardstock, which I layered with a Magenta Madness pattern from the 2020-2022 In Color Designer Series Paper.

I next created the cutest hippo from the Hippo Happiness Stamp Set using Smoky Slate ink (stamping off for the ligher shade). I stamped the eyes, nose, and mouth in Memento Black ink and the bow and balloon in Magenta Madness ink. I cut everything out using the Hippo & Friends Dies.

I used the Hippo & Friends Dies to cut out two layering pieces, one from Whisper White cardstock and the larger from Coastal Cabana cardstock. On the Whisper White layer, I stamped the sentiment from the Hippo Happiness Stamp Set in Magenta Madness ink and the balloon string in Memento Black ink.

The Hippo & Friends Dies come with this really cool die that cuts out a piece so you can weave through ribbon. I used it with the Coastal Cabana layer.

Next I matted a panel of Whisper White cardstock on Whisper White cardstock. I wound some Coastal Cabana ribbon around it (and through the Coastal Cabana layer) and secured it with white twine. To get this white twine, I separated the black and white twine from the Playful Pets Trim.

Thanks for checking out my project today!


IMPORTANT UPDATE ABOUT WHISPER WHITE PRODUCT

Stampin’ Up! is sad to announce that the supplier’s mill producing our Whisper White cardstock has permanently closed due to impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, Stampin’ Up! wasn’t given much notice on this closure. This means that the technology unique to this particular supplier is now unavailable to us and we can no longer offer our Whisper White cardstock and related products, such as Whisper White Note Cards & Envelopes. Please note that this won’t affect any of our other cardstocks, this only affects Whisper White.

Stampin’ Up! has worked tirelessly on trying to find a comparable product and have announced the new color, Basic White.

]Our new Basic White products will become available to purchase as soon as we have them in stock. This means that some Whisper White and Basic White products may be available at the same time. Additionally, due to the nature of sourcing, some Basic White products may not be available before the Whisper White products sell out.

Current Whisper White product is available while supplies last with an order limit of 2 per item per order. For more information and to see a comparison between Whisper White and Basic White, check out the video below.https://www.youtube.com/embed/1adZzbiGCwQ?version=3&rel=1&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&fs=1&hl=en&autohide=2&wmode=transparent


2021 Jan-June Catalog Product Share Now Open!!

My 2021 Jan-June Catalog Product Share is now live!!

Get a sampling of all the new paper, ribbon and embellishments. I have a couple of different options depending on what you’re looking for. It’s a great way to get a little bit of everything, without having to buy one of each.


Giant Year-End Closeout Sale

The Aug-Dec Mini Catalog is winding down and with it comes the Giant Year-End Closeout Sale!

Beginning Dec 8th, Stampin’ Up! will be offering up to 50% off retiring product. It is important to note that all retiring product is available WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!

Click on the picture below to open a PDF file of all the retiring and sale items.


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 $9 in any current catalog.


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Stampin’ Up! Week of Designer Series Paper Card – Day 3 – Video Tutorial

All this week I’ve been sharing cards that use Designer Series Paper.
And I’m also sharing the top ways I like to use it.

If you missed Day 1, you can see it here and Day 2 here.

This is all leading up to a Designer Series Paper sale beginning October 1st – 15% off select Designer Series Paper.

AND on any order $50+ when you order at least one pack of Designer Series Paper, I’m throwing in a free pack of solid cardstock (in addition to the free $9 item).

Day 3: I love using Designer Series Paper for what they’re designed for.

What do I mean?  Whether it’s a snowflake pattern, tree pattern, heart pattern, or a pattern with people – I use it for just that.  If there’s an actual image being shown, I use it on my card for what it actually is.

Today, I wanted a background to my skiing buddy, so I went for a snowflake pattern.

Today’s card is the one I shared last week for my Facebook live.  It uses the super cute Freezin’ Fun Bundle in the Aug-Dec Mini Catalog and I paired it with the Trimming the Town Designer Series Paper.

I’ll be back tonight with another live demonstration at 7:30 pm EST on my Facebook page.  Catch it live and you’ll have a chance to win the card!

If you ever miss a tutorial, you can check them out on my YouTube channel.

To see how I made today’s card, check out the video below:


Save 15% on select Designer Series Paper in the month of October!!  This is a GREAT time to stock up!

Check out all the included paper here.

Even better yet, receive a free pack of solid cardstock from me, when your order of $50+ includes at least one Designer Series Paper pack!  This is in addition to a free $9 item with your order.


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 $9 in any current catalog.


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Stampin’ Up! Beautiful World Congrats Card

Before we dive into today’s project…

Have you set your alarm yet?  Do you have your wish list ready?
Tomorrow starts a 24-Hour ONLY Select Stamp Set Flash Sale.

I have all the details at the bottom of this post – but one thing I know for sure – tomorrow is going to be a fun day!  I’m also giving DOUBLE Star Rewards on all orders $50+ – Sept 23rd ONLY!

Okay, now on to today’s card…

My card starts off with Crumb Cake cardstock.  I then took a panel of Mint Macaron cardstock and embossed it using the Old World 3D Embossing Folder.

I then stamped the world in Early Espresso Ink and the stand in Crumb Cake ink from the Beautiful World Stamp Set and cut them out using the coordinating World Map Dies, adhering them down with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Next I stamped the sentiment from the Beautiful World Stamp Set in Early Espresso ink on Whisper White cardstock.  I cut it out using the Stitched Nested Labels Dies, adhering it over an Early Espresso pattern from the Neutrals Designer Series Paper.

Thanks for checking out my project today!


My card today was inspired by this week’s Fab Friday challenge.


tock up on stamp sets at a stellar price! For one day only, Sept 23, you can purchase select cling and photopolymer stamp sets at a 15% discount.

This short, stamp-tacular sale only happens once a year—you won’t want to miss out on these super savings!

Click here to open a flyer with a list of all the stamp sets, or check out their images here.

AND….

If you were thinking of taking advantage of the Grab & Go Starter Kit deal right now, Sept 23rd is THE BEST day to join as you can grab these stamp sets at their sale prices in your Starter Kit!!

AND….

To sweeten this sale a little more, I’m offering Double Star Rewards September 23rd only on all orders $50+ (before tax and shipping).

Ex:  On an order of $75, you’ll receive 6 stars (instead of 3)!

Not familiar with my Star Rewards Program, check out the details here on how you can earn a free $30 shopping spree from me!


The Get & Go Starter Kit Promotion begins tomorrow!!

For just $99, you’ll receive $125 worth of product and right now the Queen Anee’s Lace and So Much Love Stamp Sets for free, along with 16 card kits and a pack of rhinestones.

The Starter Kit ships for free which is another huge savings.

There’s never any pressure to sell and we just have a great time on my team!


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 $9 in any current catalog.


  • Visit my online store here.
  • Earn FREE Stampin’ Up! Products – Join my Star Rewards Program – My online customer thank you program!
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Stampin’ Up! Beautiful World Card Video Tutorial

I’m so happy it’s Wednesday!!!

I have a great card for you tonight that I’ll be sharing live on my Facebook page!

Today’s card is the one I shared last week live.  It uses the new Beautiful World Bundle mixed with a new metallic, Brass.

I sure hope you’ll join me live tonight at 7:30 pm EST on my Facebook page.  If you catch it live, you might just win tonight’s card!!  All you have to do is comment on the live post and I’ll draw a name at the end.

If you ever miss a live video, you can catch them on my YouTube channel.

To see how I created today’s card, check out the video below:


Earn extra rewards in June!

For any order or party of $250 (before tax and shipping), you’ll receive an extra $25 in rewards…FREE product!!!

With all the great new product in the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog, your wish list is sure to be long so more free product will sure to come in handy!


From June 3-30, order the Starter Kit and pick any bundle for free!!

For just $99, the Starter Kit is the best deal Stampin’ Up! offers.  You pick $125 worth of free product, it ships for free, and right now you also pick any bundle of your choice for FREE!

You’ll enjoy a 20% (mininum) discount on all orders after that – perfect timing for the new Annual Catalog!

You can join now and order your Starter Kit here.


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 $9 in any current catalog.


  • Visit my online store here.
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Stampin’ Up! Beautiful Friendship Congratulations Card

Yesterday we had a great color challenge for our Thursday blog hop.

I actually ended up making two cards with the colors, and liked them both.  You can see yesterday’s card here.

My card today starts off with Blackberry Bliss cardstock.

I used the Stitched So Sweetly Dies to cut out one rectangle from Whisper White cardstock and one from Peaceful Poppies Designer Series Paper.  I embossed the DSP using the Subtle Embossing Folder.

On the Whisper White panel, I used the Beautiful Friendship and stamped the flowers in Poppy Parade and Blackberry Bliss ink and the leaves in Old Olive ink.  I stamped the sentiment from the Thoughtful Blooms Stamp Set in Blackberry Bliss ink.

Lastly, I wrapped around a Poppy Parade bow.

Enjoy!


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 $9 in any current catalog.


  • Visit my online store here.
  • Earn FREE Stampin’ Up! Products – Join my Star Rewards Program – My online customer thank you program!
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Stampin’ Up! Peaceful Poppies Congratulations Card

This week’s Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop is a color challenge.  Happy hopping!

As you’ll see in my card below I had no trouble with the Poppy Parade and Old Olive, but struggled with the Blackberry Bliss, so I sorta tucked that color in 😉

My card starts off with Poppy Parade cardstock.  I then took a panel of Whisper White cardstock and stamped the outline of the flower and leaves in Memento Black ink.

I took the flower “fill” image and stamped that in Poppy Parade ink over the flowers.  For the leaf, I inked it up in Old Olive ink but only stamped down a side of the stamp so as to keep the ink inside the leaf (as the image is much bigger than the leaf).  I then matted this on Basic Black cardstock.

I stamped the sentiment from the Peaceful Moments Stamp Set in Versamark ink on Basic Black cardstock.  I sprinkled it with White Embossing Powder and heat set it.  I cut it out using the coordinating Painted Labels Dies.

Underneath the sentiment I adhered a Blackberry Bliss banner and tied a Blackberry Bliss bow next to it.

Enjoy!


Now click the button below to see what Sue’s created this week:

  1. Amy Koenders
  2. Mary Deatherage
  3. Kristi Gray
  4. Jaimie Babarczy <– You Are Here
  5. Sue Prather
  6. Karen Finkle
  7. Akiko Sudano
  8. Karen Ksenzakovic

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 $9 in any current catalog.


  • Visit my online store here.
  • Earn FREE Stampin’ Up! Products – Join my Star Rewards Program – My online customer thank you program!
  • Have any questions? I’d be happy to help, click here to contact me.
  • Want to receive the Starter Kit? Click here for more details!

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