Stampin’ Up! Animal Outing – Welcome Baby – Handmade Sentiments #293

This week’s Handmade Sentiments Challenge is a color challenge.  I sure hope you’ll play along!

My card starts off with Pool Party cardstock.  I then took a pattern from the Subltes Designer Series Paper and matted it on Whisper White cardstock.

I took a panel of Whisper White cardstock and embossed it using the Simple Stripes embossing folder.  I matted this on Daffodil Delight cardstock and wound around a Silver/Pool Party Baker’s Twine bow and tucked some Silver Thread under the bow.

Next I stamped the rhino from the Animal Outing Stamp Set in Memento Black ink on Whisper White cardstock.  I colored him in using the Smoky Slate Stampin’ Blends Marker and used the Pool Party and Daffodil Delight Stampin’ Blends Markers to color in the bird.  I cut it out using the coordinating Animal Friends Thinlits.

I used the same thinlits to cut out some branches in Pool Party cardstock to tuck behind the rhino.  I stamped the “welcome” in Smoky Slate ink and “Little One” in Pool Party ink from the Animal Outing Stamp Set, fussy cut them out, and adhered them using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Enjoy!


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Stampin’ Up! Friendly Expressions Congrats Baby Card

I Love – Love – Love the new Twinkle, Twinkle Designer Series Paper.  It coordinates with the Twinkle, Twinkle Suite from the Annual Catalog.

Of course this suite is designed with baby projects in mind, but this paper has so many possibilities beyond that.  I love the colors in the pattern I used for my card today.

I love stripes and the Soft Sea Foam, Petal Pink, Pool Party, and Night of Navy are so sweet together!!

I also thought I’d try my hand at a simple fancy fold – It’s kind of like an inverted match box.

I started off with Pool Party cardstock.  I then matted a pattern from the Twinkle Twinkle DSP on Whisper White cardstock.

I then stamped the sentiment from the new Friendly Expressions Stamp Set in Versamark ink on Night of Night cardstock.  I sprinkled it with White Embossing Powder, and heat set it.

I cut out a Petal Pink heart using the Sunshine Wishes Framelits Dies, making sure only to adhere the top part of the heart down and not the bottom.  I wrapped around a Medium Night of Navy Baker’s Twine bow to hold the card shut.

The inside sentiment was stamped in Night of Navy ink and comes from the Special Celebrations stamp set.

Enjoy!


Today’s card was inspired by this week’s Inspire. Create. Challenge.


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Stampin’ Up! New Baby Welcome Card

So far this week I’ve mailed out 3 cards to expecting mamas.

It’s so exciting to know a new little one is on the way.

My card today starts off with Very Vanilla cardstock.  I took a panel of Very Vanilla cardstock, embossed it using the Softly Falling Embossing Folder, and matted it on Blushing Bride cardstock.

Next I cut out two patterns from the Bundle of Love Designer Series Paper.  I cut the ends in banners and adhered them to the card.

I cut the heart using the Sunshine Wishes Framelits Dies and Gold Foil paper.  I tied a Soft Sky ribbon to the one side.

The sentiment is from Special Celebrations Stamp Set which I stamped in Versamark ink, sprinkled with Gold Embossing Powder, and heat set with the Heat Tool.  I cut it out with the Bunch of Banners Framelits dies and adhered it using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Enjoy!


*1 DAY LEFT – ANNUAL CATALOG PRODUCT SHARE

The new 2018-2019 Annual Catalog is pretty exciting and has so many great new items!

In order to help get as much new product in your hands as possible (without having to buy one of everything), I’ve set up a Product Share!

Click here to see all the details of what each Product Share offers (Designer Series Paper Share and Ribbon & Embellishment Share), as well as a form to fill out as to which you would like to purchase.

Please note, the end date to order a share is May 31st at noon EST. Payments are made through PayPal. Invoices will be e-mailed the last week in May (you do not need to have a PayPal account to pay an invoice).


*1 DAY LEFT – COLOR REVAMP CLUB

With all the new/returning colors to the 2018-2019 Annual Catalog, if you’re like you want them ALL as soon as possible and as affordable as possible! In order to do so, I’m offering a Color Revamp Club!

In eight months you will receive ink pads, ink refills, pack of cardstock, and Stampin’ Write Marker for all 16 new colors AND Stampin’ Blends Markers in 8 colors! Click here for all the details and to sign up for yours!

You’ll also get the chance to be the hostess one month, which means you’ll receive the hostess rewards for that month.  I’ll also ship your items out for free that month!

Head over here to get all the details, as well as sign up to join the club!


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 any current catalog.


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Stampin’ Up! Fabulous Flamingo Baby Card

Happy Monday!

My card today is a sweet baby card.  I don’t make a ton of baby cards, but I do love the Fabulous Flamingo stamp set from the Annual Catalog for baby girl cards.

My card starts off with Pink Pirouette cardstock which I embossed using the Seaside Embossing Folder.  I then did a bit of layering with Whisper White on Pink Pirouette on Basic Black.  On the Whisper White I stamped the flamingo from the Fabulous Flamingo Stamp Set using Memento Black and Pink Pirouette inks (stamping off for the lighter shade).

I wrapped around some White Organza Ribbon into a bow around the cardstock.  I stamped the sentiment in Memento Black ink on Pink Pirouette cardstock and snuck behind it a piece of doily.  To finish it off, I added a few Pink Pirouette enamel shapes.

Enjoy!

Today’s card was inspired by challenges this week at Hand Stamped Sentiments and Freshly Made Sketches.


SALE-A-BRATION AND THE ANNUAL CATALOG:

What does the Sale-a-bration and Annual Catalogs have to do with one another?

Easy answer.

Timing!

There is still a few weeks left to Sale-a-bration (ending March 31st).  As a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator, I get to see the NEW Annual Catalog April 9th and pre-order from it in May!

So it’s a win-win…Join during Sale-a-bration and get the TWO FREE STAMPS in addition to the other goodies and gets in just in time for you to see the Annual Catalog and pre-order from it!

Whether you just want to join for the discount or you’re looking to fund your hobby – Sale-a-bration is the BEST time to join!


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 any current catalog.


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Stampin’ Up! Moon Baby Card

I am in love and obsessed with the Stampin Blends.

Over the weekend I prepped this week’s blog post cards and realized I used Stampin Blends in some form or another in 3 out of the 5 cards this week!!

I find the blends so easy to use and very newbie friendly.  I’m especially excited about Thursday’s card, so be sure to come back to check it out!!

I start off with Pool Party cardstock today which I layered with a pattern from the Myths & Magic DSP.  I then took a small panel of Pool Party cardstock and layered it with pieces of Whisper White cardstock cut out as clouds using the Rainbow Builder Framelits Dies.  I adhered a few layers using Stampin Dimensionals.

Next I stamped the moon from the Moon Baby Stamp Set in Memento Black ink on Whisper White cardstock.  I colored this in using Daffodil Delight, Pink Pirouette, Crumb Cake, and Ivory Stampin Blend Markers.  I fussy cut it out and adhered it using Stampin Dimensionals.

I stamped the outside sentiment from the Moon Baby Stamp Set in Memento Black ink, trimmed it down, and adhered it to the card front using Stampin Dimensionals. I stamped the inside sentiment using Memento Black ink and stamped a bunch of stars around it and on the bottom of the card in Daffodil Delight ink.

Enjoy!

Today’s card was based on this week’s Freshly Made Sketches challenge.


ORDERING DEAL – FEBRUARY 20-27

I’m excited to be back in my craft room and sharing my love for what I create with you – I thought I’d celebrate with an ordering deal.

All orders $50+ will receive free shipping.

We can do this a few ways:

  • You place your order and then e-mail me how much shipping was.  I then order you a Stampin’ Up! product of that value.
  • You place your order and I can send you a payment through PayPal for the amount.
  • You let me know your order and I’ll send you a PayPal invoice for the total amount minus the shipping.

If your order is $100+ you’ll receive free shipping AND 2 yards (1 yard of two styles) of ribbon from the current Occasions Catalog.

With these offers, you’ll still receive the usual free $8 item of your choice!  Just e-mail me (stampinjaimie@gmail.com) and let me know what you’d like!

Don’t forget to use the host code: CD9HTAEU at checkout!


MARCH MAILED STAMP KIT:

March’s Mailed Stamp Kit features the Waterfront Stamp Set.

Just order the Waterfront Stamp Set #146386 using the host code: CD9HTAEU.

Then complete the order by picking out other items to bring your order total to $50.  The stamp set is $17 so you’ll need to pick at least $33 worth of other product.

In the mail from me you’ll receive the makings for EIGHT cards (two each of four designs) using the Waterfront Stamp set, as well as an e-mailed PDF file with detailed instructions on how to put the cards together.

As a thank you for me, this month I’m throwing in a package of free Metallic Enamel Shapes which will be mailed to you with your card makings.

If you already have purchased the Waterfront Stamp Set, just place any order of $50 using the host code above.


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 any current catalog.


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Stampin’ Up! We Must Celebrate Baby Card

Punches…

I feel like sometimes they don’t get the love they deserve.  They may not be able to cut out the intricate dies like the Big Shot can, but a punch is so simple to use and can in an instant cut something out.

I pulled out not 1, not 2, but 3 punches for today’s card.

Mr. Bunny makes this card so cute and perfect for a new baby.  He comes from the We Must Celebrate Stamp Set.

This card was my featured Facebook Live Tutorial this past Wednesday night.  Swing by and join me at 7:30 pm EST as I give a live tutorial on a different card each week.  If you watch live and leave a comment, I’ll draw a name at the end for someone to receive that night’s card!

Check out this past week’s video below:

Today’s card was inspired by this week’s theme challenge at Global Design Project.

MARCH MAILED STAMP KIT:

March’s Mailed Stamp Kit features the Waterfront Stamp Set.

Just order the Waterfront Stamp Set #146386 using the host code: CD9HTAEU.

Then complete the order by picking out other items to bring your order total to $50.  The stamp set is $17 so you’ll need to pick at least $33 worth of other product.

In the mail from me you’ll receive the makings for EIGHT cards (two each of four designs) using the Waterfront Stamp set, as well as an e-mailed PDF file with detailed instructions on how to put the cards together.

As a thank you for me, this month I’m throwing in a package of free Metallic Enamel Shapes which will be mailed to you with your card makings.

If you already have purchased the Waterfront Stamp Set, just place any order of $50 using the host code above.


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 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! Baby Moon

I’ve been creating mostly Autumn and Christmas cards lately.

I thought I would take a break today.

I have a few friends expecting so I thought it was time to make a baby card.

My card today starts off with Thick Whisper White cardstock.  I took the cloud sheet from the Pattern Party Decorative Masks and spread embossing paste over it.  I took a banner of Blushing Bride cardstock and using the same cloud mask sponged Craft White ink over it.

I stamped the baby from the Moon Baby stamp set in Archival Black ink on Shimmery White cardstock.  I colored her in using a Blender pen and Blushing Bride and Daffodil Delight (umbrella) ink.  I actually used the new Ivory Stampin Blend marker to color in her face and the Light Crumb Cake marker for her hair.  I then fussy cut her out.

I stamped the sentiment in Blushing Bride ink on a panel of Whisper White cardstock and stamped the stars around it, stamping off for a lighter shade.  I matted this on Blushing Bride cardstock and adhered the baby over it.

Enjoy!

Today’s card was inspired by this weeks The Paper Players challenge.

NOVEMBER MAILED STAMP KIT- *3 DAYS LEFT!!

November’s Mailed Stamp Kit features the Merry Café stamp set.  I am offering two kits depending on what you’re looking for.  Be sure to sign up for you kit by October 26th!

Check out all the details here.

The EXTENDED KIT includes:

  • Merry Café stamp set
  • Coffee Cups Framelits Dies
  • Package of Rhinestones
  • Package of Stampin’ Dimensionals – Free!
  • All material to make four cards (except ink and adhesive)

The cost is $62 and I’m offering FREE SHIPPING this month!

The BASIC KIT includes:

  • Merry Café stamp set
  • Package of Rhinestones
  • All material to make four cards (except ink and adhesive)

The cost is $32 and I’m offering FREE SHIPPING this month!

CHRISTMAS TAG MAILED STAMP KIT

I am also offering a Christmas Tag Mailed Stamp Kit.

In this kit you will receive:

  • The Merry Little Labels Bundle
  • Mini Ornaments (8 in the box)
  • Green Sprigs (12 in the box)
  • Year of Cheer Embellishments (24 in total)
  • Linen Thread – FREE
  • The makings for 10 original Christmas tags (2 each of 5 designs)
  • PDF file with instructions on how to make the 10 tags and other Christmas cards using this bundle

The cost for the Christmas Tag Mailed Stamp Kit is $60 plus $6.75 for shipping.

If you already own the Merry Little Labels Bundle, you may purchase other Stampin’ Up! product valued at $34.

You have until November 8th to order this kit!  Click here to get yours!

CURRENT HOST CODE: UZDU9VYE

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 any current catalog. See something you like? Check out my store.

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Stampin’ Up! Special Celebrations

Today’s card is inspired by this week’s Global Design Project challenge.

My card today starts with Soft Sky cardstock.  I then took a pattern from the Bundle of Love DSP and matted it on Gold Foil.

I stamped the sentiment from the Special Celebrations stamp set in Soft Sky ink on Very Vanilla cardstock and then matted it on Gold Foil.

I added a Gold Metallic-Edge bow just under the sentiment.  I then stamped the little safety pin from the Better Together in Versamark ink, sprinkled it with Gold Embossing Powder, and heat embossed it.  I fussy cut it out and adhered it underneath the ribbon.

Enjoy!

NOVEMBER MAILED STAMP KIT

I enjoy having stamp parties in my home, but I realize the majority of you don’t live near me.  So I’m going to be offering my Mailed Stamp Kit.

November’s Mailed Stamp Kit features the Merry Café stamp set.  I am offering two kits depending on what you’re looking for.  Be sure to sign up for you kit by October 26th!

Check out all the details here.

BUY 3, GET 1 FREE DESIGNER SERIES PAPER

From October 1st to 31st, Stampin’ Up! is offering a Buy 3, Get 1 Free sale on 13 different Designer Series Papers, including new ones from the Holiday Catalog.  Click here to open the flyer and see a detailed list of all paper included in this sale.

 

CURRENT HOST CODE: 73SRGG2C

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 any current catalog. See something you like? Check out my store.

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Stampin’ Up! Bundle of Love DSP

Today’s card was inspired by this week’s TGIF Challenges! sketch challenge.

I made two baby cards to share today.  I figured if you make one, you might as well make two!

The cards start off with Very Vanilla cardstock as their base which I embossed using the Hexagons Dynamic Embossing Folder.

I then cut out three banners, one solid Soft Sky, one showing the Soft Sky pattern from the Bundle of Love DSP, and the other showing the gold pattern from the Bundle of Love DSP.

I wound around some Very Vanilla Solid Baker’s Twine and tied a knot around it using Soft Sky ribbon.  I then tied a ribbon with the Baker’s Twine around the Soft Sky ribbon.

For both cards, I stamped the sentiment in Versamark ink using the Special Celebrations stamp set and heat embossed it in Gold Embossing Powder.  I cut it out using the Layering Ovals Framelits and matted it on some Gold Foil cardstock.

For the girl card, I did everything the same, but swapped out the cardstock for the Blushing Bride side of the DSP and the ribbon for Blushing Bride ribbon.

Enjoy!

CHRISTMAS IN JULY SIGN ON BONUS!

Ho, ho, ho!  Stampin’ Up!’s Christmas in July promotion makes it easier than ever to sign up to be a demonstrator!  In addition to the already great deal on the Starter Kit where you get $125 in products for only $99, new demonstrators that join in July 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!

And Stampin’ Up! will also include the Carols of Christmas Stamp Set from the holiday catalog for FREE!  With so many basic items provided for you, you’ll be able to get your brand, new business off to a fast start—and spend your Starter Kit dollars on things like your favorite stamp sets and accessories!

With the Essentials Gift Pack and the Carols of Christmas Stamp set, that’s an added value of $72 that you’ll get for free with your Starter Kit when you join in July!

Here’s the Carols for Christmas stamp set:

EARN BONUS DAYS IN JULY!

Bonus Days are back! For every $50 USD you spend July 1–31 (before shipping and tax), you’ll get a $5 USD Bonus Days coupon that you can use August 1–31.  Wahoo!!! 

  • There is no limit to the number of coupons you can receive per order or throughout the duration of the promotion.
  • An email address is required to participate; Bonus Days coupon codes can only be delivered via email.
  • All order types qualify for this promotion excluding Starter Kits.

CURRENT HOST CODE: HDJA9B27

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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NEW Fresh Florals DSP

Today’s card was inspired by this week’s challenge over at The Paper Players.

My card today features the NEW Powder Pink In-Color.  It starts off with Powder Pink cardstock as its base.  I took two patterns from the Fresh Florals DSP and matted them on Whisper White cardstock and layered them on my card.

I used the Swirly Bird Bundle to punch out the Sahara Sand cutout “swirl.”  I stamped the bird, eggs, and nest using Sahara Sand, Smoky Slate, and Soft Sky ink.

I stamped the sentiment in Sahara Sand ink from the Better Together stamp set and matted it on Powder Pink cardstock.

Enjoy!

*THE LAST DAY* 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!

EXTRA BONUS FOR HOSTING A PARTY IN JUNE!

During the month of June, for parties totaling over $350 hosts receive an ADDITIONAL $35!! This is on top of the regular Stampin’ Rewards hosts receive.  New catalog AND more free product – that is a win-win.  Parties can be online, Facebook, or in-home.  Contact me to schedule one today!

Paper Pumpkin New Subscriber Sale:

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