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Stampin’ Up! Very Best Occasions Christmas

Hello and good Friday to you! Do you have something fun planned today? Hubby has Kiwanis early; it’s a breakfast club and I’m having a meeting here at home later in the morning. And you know what that means -clean! Hubby is very good at helping me with that so we spent a good part of yesterday morning doing that. I must say – the house looks quite nice – I think I should keep it this way 😁

I’m using a brand new stamp bundle today – new to me anyway. It’s called Very Best Occasions and it has some very fun sentiments. The bundle part is the Very Best Trio Punch – and I must say I’m having fun with it. It has three punches in one but of course I’ve only used the one! Ha! But here ya go…

Stampin' Up! Very Best Occasions C'mas.1

Gosh – the sparkle paper doesn’t show up as it should – that the red. It’s Real Red Glimmer paper. It comes as Real Red & White 6×6 Glimmer paper and it’s wonderful. The background DSP is one of the papers from Boughs of holly DSP and I simply cut it in strips of various widths and adhered them to a Basic White panel. This was also adhered to Evening Evergreen then onto the A2 Soft Succulent card front. The twine is called Threaded Twine ‘cuz it has silver running through it – it adds to the sparkle :O). The red is the glimmer paper. For the sentiment panel… stamped in Shaded Spruce ink on Basic White using the Very Best Occasions stamp set, I added a bit of Garden Green marker to the holly leaves then several Red Rhinestone Basic Jewels. And yes, the corners were trimmed with the Very Best Occasions Trio Punch.

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For the inside, I stamped the sentiment from Very Best Occasions stamp set in Shaded Spruce ink. Then I took the trees from the Trees for Sale stamp set and stamped them in Soft Succulent, stamping off each time before stamping on the card. This Basic White panel was adhered to Evening Evergreen then onto the inside of the Soft Succulent card base.

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For the envelope front I repeated the trees from the Trees for Sale stamp set, stamping in Soft Succulent after stamping off each time. The flap of the envelope got more Boughs of Holly DSP that I felt coordinated well with the card – and the card was done! Easy peasy. If you would like to make this card, you may see all the products listed below – simply click ‘add all to cart’ and complete your info to have it delivered directly to you :O)

Some of the products to make this card are from the Jul- Dec 2022 Annual Catalog. If you do not have a demonstrator and need catalogs please reach out to me – happy to send one to you. The other catalog available right now is the 2022 -2023 Annual Catalog . When ordering, please also use my current host code: TXBWJTMW and remember I offer Star-Studded Rewards. More about the rewards below :O) As a thank you to my customers I also offer a free item from Stampin’ Up! item valued to $10 with your order of $50 and above. Click here to go my store. When the order is over $150, you still receive that free gift from me, but SU! has Stampin’ Rewards that may be used for additional products, so don’t use the host code at that time. If you have questions just let me know. If you would like to be able to order products early from catalogs AND enjoy that 20% discount, join my team now… you may do that here. WooHoo! We have lots of fun and are a creative bunch that encourages & supports one another. Would love to have you. :O)

My Star-Studded Rewards as a THANK YOU

For each $50 that you order from my online store (before shipping & taxes) and when you add my current Host Code, you will earn 1 STAR Reward.  Orders of $49.99 or below DO NOT earn any rewards.Example $50 = 1 STAR Reward, $100 = 2 STAR Rewards , $150 = 3 STAR Rewards etc.
When you have earned 8 STAR Rewards you will get a FREE product order valued up to $40.00, your choice, and mailed directly to you! Is that a deal or what??? You also earn my monthly Online Class Tutorial of exclusive projects when you place an order. For any order $50 or more you will also receive 1 free gift from me valued up to $10. Remember to use MY current HOST CODE: TXBWJTMW Click here to go my store.
HAPPY SHOPPING!

  • New products added each week on 1, 8, 15, and 22 September.
  • Promotion ends 28 September.
  • Product options and discounts vary based on inventory availability.
  • All order types qualify for this promotion (customer, demonstrator, workshop, and online).
  • Discounted items can be added to a Starter Kit.
  • Get the most up-to-date product information on the online store beginning 1 September.
  • Please visit my online store here to learn the deals of the week – or see below!

stamp sets and dies—and that’s what the Perfect Partners promotion is all about! 

We created six new dies that coordinate with stamp sets in the 2022–2023 Annual Catalog and the July–December 2022 Mini Catalog. These coordinating dies will only be available during this promotion and will not be offered in any catalog. 

AVAILABLE 1–30 September 2022

Starting 1 September 2022, customers can order these fun and festive dies and/or bundles. Dies coordinate with stamp sets from the 2022–2023 Annual Catalog and the July–December 2022 Mini Catalog. These six new dies sets are only available for a limited time. Save 10% off when purchasing the bundle.

Items available during this promotion can be added to demonstrator, customer, workshop, and online orders.

Dies are exclusive to this promotion and are only available while supplies last. No quantity limits apply during the customer sales period.

Qualifying orders qualify for Stampin’ Rewards. Items can be added to a starter kit.

Thanks for stopping by.

May you have a beautiful day.

Make someone happy sending them a handmade card filled with love.

Inspire. Create. Share.

Stampin’ Up! Cottage Wreaths for Fall

This card is very fall-ish: plaid designer series paper, a wreath & leaves ~ what more could you ask for in a fall card? So here ya go…

Stampin' Up! Cottage Wreaths, Fall.1

I began by stamping the wreath on a Basic White piece in Soft Suede ink with the Cottage Wreaths stamp set, then die cut it with the Country Wreaths Dies. I took another panel of Basic White and ran it through the Timeworn Type 3D embossing folder to use as a background for the wreath. I covered the front of an A2 Pumpkin Pie card stock with the Gingham Cottage DSP in Pumpkin Pie. I took a piece of Pale Papaya card stock and ran it through the Deckled Rectangles Dies, cut a piece of Pumpkin Pie card stock just slightly larger to layer behind it. Because I wanted yet another layer (😁) I used a smaller Deckled Rectangle Die to cut a pice of the Texture Chic Specialty DSP. All of these I layered, centering each one as you see, except the Basic White embossed panel. This I offset, put dimensionals on the die cut wreath and adhered it to the card front. Then I set about the leaves.

Stampin' Up! Baby Wipes & re-inkers.2

On a baby wipe, I dropped a couple of drops of re-inkers in these colorsCrushed Curry, Pumpkin Pie & Mossy Meadow. This is so fun to watch them bleed into one another. I took the small three leaves from the Cottage Wreaths stamp set and stamped it several times on a Basic White scrap, then die cut them all, choose several and attached with dimensionals to the wreath and on the card. There are actually seven of them. My last step was to tie a double bow using the Metallic Woven Ribbon in Parakeet Party and linen Thread together. These were attached with a glue dot.

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For the inside of the card… I stamped a Basic White panel with this sentiment from Cottage Wreaths stamp set in Soft Suede ink. Then, remember the Pale Papaya cut for the card front? I used the remainder of that piece for the inside of the card, adhering over the Basic White framing it. My last step was to add more of the Baby Wipe stamped leaves from the Cottage Wreaths stamp set – just with a dot of liquid glue. This was added to the inside of the card & voila!

Stampin' Up! Cottage Wreaths, Fall.4

The envelope was extra easy & fun – I just used the same three leaves, stamped them on the baby wipe & onto the envelope, both on the front and all over the flap. Done! What’s extra nice is this card can be used for several things: thank you, birthday, congratulations – all because of the sentiment. Yes, I will have to send it this fall :O)

Ok… today is Aug 30, Sale-a-bration ends tomorrow night Aug 31. Remember I’m offering double Star Rewards through Sep 2.

Star Special ENDING the Sale-a-bration Catalog & BEGINNING the Perfect Partners Promotion
OK – DOUBLE STAR REWARDS from today to Sep 2.

That lets you order through Sale-a-bration & INTO the Perfect Partners.


Here’s how my STAR REWARDS work:
For each $50 that you order from my online store (before shipping & taxes) and when you add my current Host Code, you will earn 1 STAR Reward.  Orders of $49.99 or below DO NOT earn any rewards.Example $50 = 1 STAR Reward, $100 = 2 STAR Rewards, $150 = 3 STAR Rewards etc.
When you have earned 8 STAR Rewards you will get a FREE product order valued up to $40.00, your choice, and mailed directly to you! Is that a deal or what???
You also earn my monthly Online Class Tutorial of exclusive projects when you place an order.
For any order $50 or more you will also receive 1 free gift from me valued up to $10.
And remember too, during this time of Sale-a-bration, for every $50 order from any catalog, you’ll earn free Sale-a-bration goodies from Stampin’ Up!
Remember to use MY current HOST CODE: TXBWJTMW Click here to go my store.
HAPPY SHOPPING!

Now… Perfect Partners…

Stampin' Up! Perfect Partners

Some things are great on their own but become epic when they are paired with something else: cereal and milk, toast and butter, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. We may be biased, but our favorite combo is our stamp sets and dies—and that’s what the Perfect Partners promotion is all about! 

We created six new dies that coordinate with stamp sets in the 2022–2023 Annual Catalog and the July–December 2022 Mini Catalog. These coordinating dies will only be available during this promotion and will not be offered in any catalog.  

These stamp sets and dies are available separately or as a bundle. By buying the bundle, you and your customers will save 10% off the retail price. 

Put these wonderful stamp sets and dies together for more paper-crafting fun! Order now!

AVAILABLE 1–30 September 2022

Starting 1 September 2022, customers can order these fun and festive dies and/or bundles. Dies coordinate with stamp sets from the 2022–2023 Annual Catalog and the July–December 2022 Mini Catalog. These six new dies sets are only available for a limited time. Save 10% off when purchasing the bundle.

Items available during this promotion can be added to demonstrator, customer, workshop, and online orders.

Dies are exclusive to this promotion and are only available while supplies last. No quantity limits apply during the customer sales period.

Qualifying orders qualify for Stampin’ Rewards. Items can be added to a starter kit.

162526 Apple Harvest Bundle (EN)$53.00 USD

160255 Apple Blossoms Dies $35.00 USD
159944A pple Harvest stamp set $24.00 USD
162519 Fresh Cut Flowers$50.25 USD

160251 Fresh Cut Stems Dies $34.00 USD
159018 Fresh Cut Flowers stamp set $22.00 USD
162521 This Birthday Piggy Bundle $48.50 USD

160254 Playful Piggy Dies $31.00 USD
159107 This Birthday Piggy stamp set $23.00 USD
162522 Trimming The Tree Bundle (EN)$46.75 USD

160256Tree Trimming Dies $34.00 USD
158972Trimming The Tree stamp set $18.00 USD

162520 Waterfall Canyon Bundle $53.00 USD

160252Waterfall Canyon Dies $37.00 USD

158927Waterfall Canyon stamp set $22.00 USD

162529 Yeti To Party Bundle (EN)$41.25 USD

160253 Yeti Dies $28.00 USD

159826 Yeti To Party stamp set $18.00 USD 159828

PAPER PUMPKIN…

This September kit includes:

  • This month’s kit contains enough elements to create 18 treat boxes—6 each of 3 designs. This all-inclusive kit includes printed box bases and tops, die-cut paper pieces, adhesives, and more!
  • The Spooky Treats Paper Pumpkin Kit includes an Orchid Oasis Classic Stampin’ Spot!
  • This kit’s stamp set puts the TREAT in trick-or-treat with fun, Halloween-themed sentiments and designs. Embrace the spooky season with ghost, bat, spider, and star images.
  • This kit also includes a special peek-through box top on one of the box designs.

Finished box size: 2-1/2″ x 3″ x 1″ (6.4 x 7.6 x 2.5 cm)

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Basic Black, Gray Granite, Orchid Oasis, Fresh Freesia, Crushed Curry, Pumpkin Pie

I like to use this kit to give to special kids: grandkids, friends kids, neighbors kids ~ and they love the extra attention! And here’s my link if you wish to subscribe right now. Remember, you must subscribe before September 10 to get this kit.

Some of the products to make this card are from the Jul- Dec 2022 Annual Catalog. If you do not have a demonstrator and need catalogs please reach out to me – happy to send one to you. The other two catalogs available right now are the 2022 -2023 Annual Catalog and the Sale-a-bration Catalog which shows all the FREE items offered by Stampin’ Up! Jul 1-Aug 31. When ordering, please also use my current host code: TXBWJTMW. I offer my customers a free item from Stampin’ Up! item valued to $10 with your order of $50 and above. Click here to go my store. When the order is over $150, you still receive that free gift from me, but SU! has Stampin’ Rewards that may be used for additional products, so don’t use the host code at that time. If you have questions just let me know. If you would like to be able to order products early from catalogs AND enjoy that 20% discount, join my team now… you may do that here. WooHoo! We have lots of fun and are a creative bunch that encourages & supports one another. Would love to have you. :O)

Thanks for stopping by.

May you have a beautiful day.

Make someone happy sending them a handmade card filled with love.

Card stock cuts:

Pumpkin Pie: 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 scored at 4 14; 3 1/4 x 4 3/8 (layer)

Pale Papaya: 4 x 5 1/4 (die cut from center the layering piece – 3 x 4 3/8

Basic White : 2 x 2 1/2 (embossed piece); 2 3/4 x 2 3/4 (wreath); 3 3/4 x 5 1/8 (inside); scrap for leaves

DSP: approx. 2 1/4 x 3 1/2

Stampin’ Up! Sale-a-bration and Paper Pumpkin

Good morning. Sale-a-bration is nearing it’s end… Aug 31 is the last day for FREEBIES; Sep 1 begins a really fun special promotion called Perfect Partners. Before I get to more of that, I do want to share some fun cards I made yesterday. I kind of went haywire and did a LOT. The first set of cards were inspired by Leann Greff (hope I spelled her name correctly!) They used the free cards & envelopes of Soft Sea Foam & Pool Party. Unfortunately they are sold out & technically I shouldn’t be sharing these since you can no longer get them. But if they are sitting on your shelf unused, perhaps this will get you using them. :O) Here they are…

Most of the cards are made using the Soft Seedlings stamp set, Scalloped Contour Dies, various ribbons, two embossing folders (Stripes & Splatters, Pretty Posies) & Layering Circles Dies. The butterfly is from Amazing Silhouettes stamp set. In each case of the stamp on the circle, It was inked with Soft Sea Foam then I used a sponger dauber to add Pool Party in various areas then it was stamped on Basic White. And I actually die cut the circle first and stamped directly on it.

The next set of cards are from the August Paper Pumpkin. Gosh, this was SUCH a gorgeous set! Here they are…

Stampin' Up! Aug. '22 Paper Pumpkin.1
Stampin' Up! August Paper Pumpkin.2
Stampin' Up! August Paper Pumpkin.3

Some of these were designed per kit instructions., others I’ve taken ‘liberties.’ This was just a spectacular kit and I loved every bit of it. Since we’re talking about Paper Pumpkin (PP is how it is endearingly shortened), let’s look at next months kit.

Stampin' Up September '22 Paper Pumpkin

Isn’t this a fun box? What I like to do with the boxes is decorate and use them to give gifts :O) Unfortunately, this months box was damaged pretty badly in the mail, so not reusable :O(

This September kit includes:

  • This month’s kit contains enough elements to create 18 treat boxes—6 each of 3 designs. This all-inclusive kit includes printed box bases and tops, die-cut paper pieces, adhesives, and more!
  • The Spooky Treats Paper Pumpkin Kit includes an Orchid Oasis Classic Stampin’ Spot!
  • This kit’s stamp set puts the TREAT in trick-or-treat with fun, Halloween-themed sentiments and designs. Embrace the spooky season with ghost, bat, spider, and star images.
  • This kit also includes a special peek-through box top on one of the box designs.

Finished box size: 2-1/2″ x 3″ x 1″ (6.4 x 7.6 x 2.5 cm)

Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Basic Black, Gray Granite, Orchid Oasis, Fresh Freesia, Crushed Curry, Pumpkin Pie

I like to use this kit to give to special kids: grandkids, friends kids, neighbors kids ~ and they love the extra attention! And here’s my link if you wish to subscribe right now. Remember, you must subscribe before September 10 to get this kit.

Now… Perfect Partners…

Stampin' Up! Perfect Partners

Some things are great on their own but become epic when they are paired with something else: cereal and milk, toast and butter, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. We may be biased, but our favorite combo is our stamp sets and dies—and that’s what the Perfect Partners promotion is all about! 

We created six new dies that coordinate with stamp sets in the 2022–2023 Annual Catalog and the July–December 2022 Mini Catalog. These coordinating dies will only be available during this promotion and will not be offered in any catalog.  

These stamp sets and dies are available separately or as a bundle. By buying the bundle, you and your customers will save 10% off the retail price. 

Put these wonderful stamp sets and dies together for more paper-crafting fun! Order now!

AVAILABLE 1–30 September 2022

Starting 1 September 2022, customers can order these fun and festive dies and/or bundles. Dies coordinate with stamp sets from the 2022–2023 Annual Catalog and the July–December 2022 Mini Catalog. These six new dies sets are only available for a limited time. Save 10% off when purchasing the bundle.

Items available during this promotion can be added to demonstrator, customer, workshop, and online orders.

Dies are exclusive to this promotion and are only available while supplies last. No quantity limits apply during the customer sales period.

Qualifying orders qualify for Stampin’ Rewards. Items can be added to a starter kit.

162526 Apple Harvest Bundle (EN)$53.00 USD

160255 Apple Blossoms Dies $35.00 USD
159944A pple Harvest stamp set $24.00 USD
162519 Fresh Cut Flowers$50.25 USD

160251 Fresh Cut Stems Dies $34.00 USD
159018 Fresh Cut Flowers stamp set $22.00 USD
162521 This Birthday Piggy Bundle $48.50 USD

160254 Playful Piggy Dies $31.00 USD
159107 This Birthday Piggy stamp set $23.00 USD
162522 Trimming The Tree Bundle (EN)$46.75 USD

160256Tree Trimming Dies $34.00 USD
158972Trimming The Tree stamp set $18.00 USD

162520 Waterfall Canyon Bundle $53.00 USD

160252Waterfall Canyon Dies $37.00 USD

158927Waterfall Canyon stamp set $22.00 USD

162529 Yeti To Party Bundle (EN)$41.25 USD

160253Yeti Dies $28.00 USD

159826Yeti To Party stamp set $18.00 USD 159828

Some of the products to make this card are from the Jul- Dec 2022 Annual Catalog. If you do not have a demonstrator and need catalogs please reach out to me – happy to send one to you. The other two catalogs available right now are the 2022 -2023 Annual Catalog and the Sale-a-bration Catalog which shows all the FREE items offered by Stampin’ Up! Jul 1-Aug 31. When ordering, please also use my current host code: TXBWJTMW. I offer my customers a free item from Stampin’ Up! item valued to $10 with your order of $50 and above. Click here to go my store. When the order is over $150, you still receive that free gift from me, but SU! has Stampin’ Rewards that may be used for additional products, so don’t use the host code at that time. If you have questions just let me know. If you would like to be able to order products early from catalogs AND enjoy that 20% discount, join my team now… you may do that here. WooHoo! We have lots of fun and are a creative bunch that encourages & supports one another. Would love to have you. :O)Sale-a-bration is almost over folks – only another few days If I can help you in some way, please let me know.

Star Special ENDING the Jul-Dec 2022 Mini Catalog & BEGINNING the Perfect Partners Promotion
OK – DOUBLE STAR REWARDS from today to Sep 2.

That lets you order through Sale-a-bration & INTO the Perfect Partners.


Here’s how my STAR REWARDS work:
For each $50 that you order from my online store (before shipping & taxes) and when you add my current Host Code, you will earn 1 STAR Reward.  Orders of $49.99 or below DO NOT earn any rewards.Example $50 = 1 STAR Reward, $100 = 2 STAR Rewards, $150 = 3 STAR Rewards etc.
When you have earned 8 STAR Rewards you will get a FREE product order valued up to $40.00, your choice, and mailed directly to you! Is that a deal or what???
You also earn my monthly Online Class Tutorial of exclusive projects when you place an order.
For any order $50 or more you will also receive 1 free gift from me valued up to $10.
And remember too, during this time of Sale-a-bration, for every $50 order from any catalog, you’ll earn free Sale-a-bration goodies from Stampin’ Up!
Remember to use MY current HOST CODE: TXBWJTMW Click here to go my store.
HAPPY SHOPPING!!

Stampin’ Up! Boughs of Holly + Merriest Moments for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi there! We have a challenge for our Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop that is sketch challenge and here’s what I did for it.

Stampin' Up! Slimline card with Boughs of Holly DSP & more
Stampin' Up! Happy Inkin' Thursday Blog Hop 7/18/22
Stampin' Up! Happy Inkin' Thursday Blog Hop

I’ve chosen to do a slimline card :O) for this challenge using the Boughs of Holly DSP as the main focus. I even used another piece of DSP as a layer behind the super colorful panel. I colored the Crinkled Seam Binding with a Shaded Spruce Stampin’ Blends to ‘tie’ it all together. And the sentiment on the front is on a Basic White piece stamped in Mossy Meadow ink using the Leaves of Holly stamp set & die cut with the Holly Berry Dies. These two coordinate & so when purchased together offer a 10% discount!!! Just sayin’… if you want this bundle, this is the way to go. OK, what else…you can see I slipped the ribbon behind the sentiment banner for a bit of fun. I think it adds a nice touch. The ribbon is adhered in place with a glue dot and the piece that slips behind the sentiment banner also has a glue dot. The banner is on dimensionals. Measurements will be given at the end of this post. :O)

Stampin' Up! slimline card, inside, Merriest Moments

For the inside I used another piece of the same DSP as on the layer on the front, from Boughs of Holly DSP. then added a Basic White panel. This panel is stamped using Merriest Moments stamp set. The sentiment is stamped in Shaded Spruce ink. The holly leaves are stamped first in Old Olive ink, stamped off, then with a sponge dauber, inked with Shaded Spruce ink and stamped on the panel. I love this look, the varied colors so similar to nature! Again, card stock measurements will be listed at the end of this post.

Stampin' Up! Slimline Envelopes

And here’s the Slimline Envelope (157981) decorated using the Merriest Moments stamp set.I inked the holly leaf stamp in Old Olive, stamped off, used the sponge dauber & Shaded Spruce ink to add a bit of variation, then stamped the envelope with each holly leaf. And that was it!!! YAY!

This is a blog hop, remember? So take a few moments and visit the circuit of ‘hoppers’, see what fabulous ideas there are. Click the ‘next’ button or click on a name to take you along. Enjoy…

Amy Koenders

Mary Deatherage

Kristi Gray

Jaimie Babarczy

Sue Prather

Karen Finkle

Akiko Sudano

Karen Ksenzakovic

Tara Carpenter

Terry Lynn Bright ~ you are here!

Several of the products to make this card are from the Jul- Dec 2022 Annual Catalog. If you do not have a demonstrator and need catalogs please reach out to me – happy to send one to you. The other two catalogs available right now are the 2022 -2023 Annual Catalog and the Sale-a-bration Catalog which shows all the FREE items offered by Stampin’ Up! Jul 1-Aug 31. When ordering, please also use my current host code: TXBWJTMW. I offer my customers a free item from Stampin’ Up! item valued to $10 with your order of $50 and above. Click here to go my store. When the order is over $150, you still receive that free gift from me, but SU! has Stampin’ Rewards that may be used for additional products, so don’t use the host code at that time. If you have questions just let me know. If you would like to be able to order products early from catalogs AND enjoy that 20% discount, join my team now… you may do that here. WooHoo! We have lots of fun and are a creative bunch that encourages & supports one another. Would love to have you. :O)

Star Special kicking off the new Jul-Dec 2022 Mini Catalog

OK – DOUBLE STAR REWARDS ended a bit ago ~ I’m sorry you missed the deal. BUT – With the start of this new catalog I am beginning a STAR REWARDS program ~ YAY! This will continue from this day forth and below is the informations about those customer rewards.

Here’s how my STAR REWARDS work:

  • For each $50 that you order from my online store (before shipping & taxes) and when you add my current Host Code, you will earn 1 STAR Reward.  Orders of $49.99 or below DO NOT earn any rewards.
    • Example $50 = 1 STAR Reward, $100 = 2 STAR Rewards, $150 = 3 STAR Rewards etc.
  • When you have earned 8 STAR Rewards you will get a FREE product order valued up to $40.00, your choice, and mailed directly to you! Is that a deal or what???
  • You also earn my monthly Online Class Tutorial of exclusive projects when you place an order.
  • For any order $50 or more you will also receive 1 free gift from me valued up to $10.

And remember too, during this time of Sale-a-bration, for every $50 order from any catalog, you’ll earn free Sale-a-bration goodies from Stampin’ Up!

Remember to use MY current HOST CODE: TXBWJTMW Click here to go my store.

HAPPY SHOPPING!!

NEW FREE ITEMS ADDED when making purchases during Sale-a-bration

Since this flyer is hard to read… photos from top left to right

  • Timber 3D Embossing Folder 163094 – free w/ $50 purchase
  • Flowers of home Dies 163095 – free w/ $100 purchase
  • Silver Foil Specialty Pack 163096 – free w/ $50 purchase
  • Gingham Embossing Folder 163097 – free w/ $50 purchase
  • Dots & Spots Die 163098 – free w/ $100 purchase
  • Daffodil Dies 163099 – free w/ $100 purchase
  • Seashells 3D Embossing Folder 163100 – free w/ $50 purchase
  • Kraft Gift Boxes 163101 – free w/ $50 purchase
  • Aspen Tree Dies 163102 – free w/ $100 purchase
  • Brushed Metallic Card Stock 163103 – free w/ $50 purchase

Be sure to use the items numbers listed for these products to be redeemed as Sale-a-bration items. These products have different numbers in the catalog and therefore don’t register as part of

Sale-a-bration.

If you have questions about this – connect with me!

NEW COZY & BRIGHT CARD KIT AVAILABLE Aug. 3 – 160338!

Celebrate the season with a card kit that has everything you need wish those you love a merry Christmas and a joyous New Year. Don’t let the holidays overwhelm you–get your all-inclusive kit and make quick multiples everyone will love! Available NOW!

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160338

COZY & BRIGHT KIT

$23 USD | $32 CAD

Available starting August 3!

The Back To School Sales Tax Holiday is going on until August. For those of you living in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia…you’ve got sales tax holidays coming up!! The good news is that some items in the Stampin’ Up! Catalogs qualify for the sales tax holidays!  The list of sales tax holidays by state and items in that state that qualify Here on a printable PDF. Check it out to see when your state has the Sales Tax Holiday.

Stampin' Up! Back to School Sales Tax Holiday

Thanks for stopping by. May you have a beautiful day.

Make someone happy sending them a handmade card filled with love.

Inspire. Create. Share.

Card cuts:

  • Real Red card stock: 8 1/2 x 7, scored on short side @ 3 1/2
  • Boughs of Holly DSP: 3 x 8 (floral panel); 3 1/4 x 7 3/8 (cut 2, one for inside)
  • Basic White: 3 x 8 + scrap for sentiment banner

Stampin’ Up! Textured Chic Specialty Paper for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Happy Thursday! I’ve had such fun this week creating with the Seasons of Chic Bundle and the Textured Chic Specialty Paper. One of the best parts is the set is so versatile: summer with shells, fall with leaves, winter with snowflakes and MORE. It’s a timeless set! So here we are for the Blog Hop…

The them challenge is Designer Series Paper…and I’ve chose the Textured Chic Specialty Paper

And here’s my card for today…

Seasons of Chic. Winter.1

Isn’t it amazing there is so much variety in this DSP (Textured Chic Specialty Paper) and stamp bundle: Seasons of Chic? And what I’ve done here is add snowflakes from two sources: the large one is Wonderful Snowflakes; the other two are dies in the Chic Dies. I’ve die cut them from the paper of the Wonderful Snowflakes because I liked the shine of the paper :O) Pretty cool, right?! In the center of each of the snowflakes is a Pastel Pearl.

Textured Chic Specialty Paper is layered on Basic White card stock, adhered with liquid glue. That has dimensionals and is adhered to the Basic Gray card base. Pretty simple card front. Just the same – beautiful.

Season of Chic. Winter, inside

For the inside, I had a piece of trimmed Textured Chic Specialty Paper on the table and adhered it to the Basic White panel. I simply added this to the inside of the card and loved the simplicity.

For the envelope… more of the same Textured Chic Specialty Paper for the flap, then the front was stamped with snowflakes from the Seasons of Chic stamp set in Basic Gray – two of which were stamped off once.

Seasons of Chic. Winter.3

More info is below about purchasing these items. Still, the hop is a fun way to get some ideas about creating. You may click on a name or use the next button to advance to Amy Koenders. Have fun hopping!

Amy Koenders

Mary Deatherage

Kristi Gray

Sue Prather

Karen Finkle

Akiko Sudano

Karen Ksenzakovic

Tara Carpenter

Terry Lynn Bright ~ you are here 👍

Products to make this card are from the 2022 – 2023 Annual Catalog. If you do not have a demonstrator and need catalogs please reach out to me – happy to send one to you. The other two catalogs available right now are the Jul-Dec 2022 Catalog and the Sale-a-bration Catalog which shows all the FREE items items offered by Stampin’ Up! in Jul-Aug 31. When ordering, please also use my current host code: YM6ZTUJE. I offer my customers a free item from Stampin’ Up! item valued to $10 with your order of $50 and above. Click here to go my store. When the order is over $150, you still receive that free gift from me, but SU! has Stampin’ Rewards that may be used for additional products, so don’t use the host code at that time. If you have questions just let me know. If you would like to be able to order products early from catalogs AND enjoy that 20% discount, join my team now… you may do that here. WooHoo! We have lots of fun and are a creative bunch that encourages & supports one another. Would love to have you. :O)

Star Special kicking off the new Jul-Dec 2022 Mini Catalog

OK – DOUBLE STAR REWARDS ended a few days ago. I’m sorry you missed the deal. BUT – With the start of this new catalog I am beginning a STAR REWARDS program ~ YAY! This will continue from this day forth and below is the information about those customer rewards.

Here’s how my STAR REWARDS work:

  • For each $50 that you order from my online store (before shipping & taxes) and when you add my current Host Code, you will earn 1 STAR Reward.  Orders of $49.99 or below DO NOT earn any rewards.
    • Example $50 = 1 STAR Reward, $100 = 2 STAR Rewards, $150 = 3 STAR Rewards etc.
  • When you have earned 8 STAR Rewards you will get a FREE product order valued up to $40.00, your choice, and mailed directly to you! Is that a deal or what???
  • You also earn my monthly Online Class Tutorial of exclusive projects when you place an order.
  • For any order $50 or more you will also receive 1 free gift from me valued up to $10.

And remember too, during this time of Sale-a-bration, for every $50 order from any catalog, you’ll earn free Sale-a-bration goodies from Stampin’ Up!

Remember to use MY current HOST CODE: YM6ZTUJE Click here to go my store.

HAPPY SHOPPING!!

Thanks for stopping by. May you have a beautiful day.

Make someone happy sending them a handmade card filled with love.

Inspire. Create. Share.

Stampin’ Up! Wonderful World Take 2

Happy 4th folks! Lots to be thankful for in this country of ours. Yes, there is room for improvement, but I’m proud of the freedoms we have and wish others could have more of it. Revel in our county’s glory, just be safe about it! OK?

Today’s card is another sharing of the Wonderful World Bundle – FREE during Sale-a-bration with a $100 purchase from any SU! catalog.

Wonderful World Take 2.1

The Rectangle Postage Stamp Punch is perfect for these images on the Wonderful World 12 x 12 DSP, so I did just that & punched out three floral images. I mounted them on Pear Pizzazz card stock to bring out that soft green on the stems & leaves. Next I pulled out some Garden Green card stock… notice how the stems & leaves have a darker edging? I added 3/4″ Frayed ribbon in white then the framed floral images on dimensionals. For the card base… Thick Basic White in a standard A2 size. I covered it with a Basic White panel run through the Stitched Greenery die. I love this die and use it fairly often for background texture. Before attaching the Garden Green panel, I stamped the sentiment from Soft Seedlings stamp set in Garden Green ink – love this font! The final touch for the card front was attaching the Adhesive-Backed Sequins & Gems in Fresh Freesia. They bring out the iris for me :O)

Wonderful World take 2, inside

On a Basic White panel, I stamped the iris in Rich Razzleberry ink – it follows the iris from the front of the card! This piece was adhered to a Pear Pizzazz base then to the inside of the card.

Wonderful World take 2.3

For the envelope, more iris from the Wonderful World stamp set in Rich Razzleberry – both on the front and the flap. The distinctive stamps in this set are really quite wonderful – love, love. And you can get this bundle (DSP + stamp set) when you purchase $100 of SU! product – you kn ow, from me :O) And… I’ve begun this rewards program and doubled the rewards through July 7th. So don’t wait, don’t hesitate – shop now :O)

Star Special kicking off the new Jul-Dec 2022 Mini Catalog

With the start of this new catalog I am beginning a DOUBLE STAR REWARDS program ~ YAY! This begins today and goes through Thursday Jul 7!

Here’s how my STAR REWARDS work for now:

  • For each $50 that you order from my online store (before shipping & taxes) and when you add my current Host Code, you will earn 2 STAR Rewards.  Orders of $49.99 or below DO NOT earn any rewards.
    • Example $50 = 2 STAR Rewards, $100 = 4 STAR Rewards, $150 = 6 STAR Rewards etc.
  • When you have earned 8 STAR Rewards you will get a FREE product order valued up to $40.00, your choice, and mailed directly to you!
  • You also earn my monthly Online Class Tutorial of exclusive projects.
  • For any order $50 or more you will also receive 1 free gift from me valued up to $10.

And remember too, during this time of Sale-a-bration, for every $50 order from any catalog, you’l earn free Sale-a-bration goodies from Stampin’ Up!

Remember to use MY current HOST CODE: YM6ZTUJE Click here to go my store.

HAPPY SHOPPING!!

Products to make this card are from the Jul-Dec 2022 Mini Catalog and Sale-a-bration Catalog. If you do not have a demonstrator and need those catalogs or an Annual Catalog please reach out to me (the 2022-2023 AC) – happy to send one to you. When ordering, please also use current host code: YM6ZTUJE. I offer my customers a free item from Stampin’ Up! item valued to $10 with your order of $50 and above. Click here to go my store. When the order is over $150, you still receive that free gift from me, but SU! has Stampin’ Rewards that may be used for additional products, so don’t use the host code at that time. If you have questions just let me know. If you would like to be able to order products early from catalogs AND enjoy that 20% discount, join my team now… you may do that here. WooHoo! We have lots of fun and are a creative bunch that encourages & supports one another. Would love to have you. :O)

Thanks for stopping by. May you have a beautiful day.

Make someone happy sending them a handmade card filled with love.

Inspire. Create. Share.

Card cuts:

  • Basic White, Thick: 4 1/4 x 11 scored at 5 1/2
  • Basic White: 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 (front), 4 x 5 1/4 (inside)
  • Pear Pizzazz: 2 1/8 x 1 1/2 (3), 4 1/8 x 5 3/8
  • Garden Green: 2 3/8 x 5 1/2

Stampin’ Up! Decorated w/ Happiness #2

Good Saturday morning! It’s a goin’ to be a hot one today. I’ll need to get outdoor chores done ASAP, but I do want to share this card with you first. It’s yesterday’s card in different colors – monochromatic if you will, and I like it even better.

Decorated w/ Happiness #2.1

The card base is Smoky Slate, inks for pine boughs & sentiment are also Smoky Slate; Silver Foil for the bell, pine boughs and stars; Shaded Spruce for the small boughs & Cherry Cobbler for the ‘smoosh’ behind the bell; and Whisper White for the snowflakes. And – you can see the Jingle Bell Trinket – I love the added touch and it doesn’t bother me that it contrasts with the foil.

Decorated w/ Happiness #2, inside

The inside I did just a bit differently from yesterdays card – by adding the pine bough. Inks are Smoky Slate, Cherry Cobbler & Shaded Spruce stamped on a Basic White panel.

Decorated w/ Happiness #2.3

The envelope is very similar to yesterday’s card – just using Shaded Spruce and Cherry Cobbler. And here are the photos for yesterday’s card…

Decorated w/ Happiness
Decorated w/ Happiness

Products to make this card are from the Jul-Dec 2022 Mini Catalog and Sale-a-bration Catalog and can’t be shown below. They CAN be ordered Jul 1!!! If you do not have a demonstrator and need those catalogs or an Annual Catalog please reach out to me (the 2022-2023 AC) – happy to send one to you. When ordering, please also use current host code: H7EUAMXD. I offer my customers a free item from Stampin’ Up! item valued to $10 with your order of $50 and above. Click here to go my store. When the order is over $150, you still receive that free gift from me, but SU! has Stampin’ Rewards that may be used for additional products, so don’t use the host code at that time. If you have questions just let me know. If you would like to be able to order products early from catalogs AND enjoy that 20% discount, join my team now… you may do that here. WooHoo! We have lots of fun and are a creative bunch that encourages & supports one another. Would love to have you. :O)

Decorated with Happiness Bundle… 159711

Jingle Bell Trinkets… 159980

So what else??? Oh yes… some great opportunities for BOGO Kits Collection and Last Chance Products. Read on about those.

Share a Kit with a Friend with the Kits Collection BOGO 50% Off Promotion

Get ready—the Kits Collection is having a buy one, get one 50% off promotion. This is the perfect time to #ShareYourMoment and share a kit from the Kits Collection with a friend! As always, the kit selection is based on availability. You can see what’s available in the Kits Collection selection here

Ordering info:

Sale runs through 1–30 June 2022.
All kits in the Kits Collection by Stampin’ Up! qualify for this sale. 
Kit selection is based on availability.
You will need at least two kits in your cart for the discount to automatically apply at checkout. 
There are no order limits on this promotion.
On the customer store, the discount will automatically apply to the most expensive kit in your cart.

The January–June 2022 Mini Catalog will be retiring soon! It’s always bittersweet to see a classic Stampin’ Up! catalog take a trip to retirement. But, we’re looking forward to all the new products on their way—and we hope you are, too!

Thanks for stopping by. May you have a beautiful day.

Make someone happy sending them a handmade card filled with love.

Inspire. Create. Share.

Stampin’ Up! Sale-a-bration Treat Bags

Hello Friday! Christmas must be on my mind this week… Yesterday’s blog hop was a
Christmas Fun Fold, today is a very cute (well two) treat bag. Our out of town daughter came last weekend bringing her family and a couple of fun ‘gifties’. The laser-cut wooden stars were one of the treats and not a Stampin’ Up! product. As I was trying to decide what to do with them, she said she would like to use them in a window or on a tree… or something. Here’s what I did.

Sale-a-bration Treat Bags.1
Sale-a-bration Treat Bags.2

The paper is from – what else – the Sale-a-bration Catalog and is a FREE Item with a $50 purchase. You can get your hands. on this paper Jul 3!!! It’s called Silver & Gold 6×6 DSP. This is obviously the gold. And I’ve used ribbon from the Jul-Dec Mini Catalog: Real Red & Garden Green 3/8″ Ribbon Combo Pack. It’s part of a Suite of products called the Sweetest Christmas Suite on pages 9-11. Behind each star is a glimmer paper: Real Red & White 6×6 Glimmer Paper – also part of the Sweetest Christmas Suite. The Glimmer paper was die cut with Layering Circles Dies and added to a Basic White piece cut with Layering Circles Dies, but with a scallop. I slipped a White Baker’s Twine through the star, tied a knot and when tying the Real Red or Garden Green Ribbon, I slipped it in between to hold it in place.

Here’s how to do the treat bag.

  • 6×6 piece of card stock or DSP, scored at the top: 1 3/8, 2 3/4, 4 1/8 & 5 1/2
  • Turn paper to right to score for the bottom: 1 3/8
  • Trim as shown in photo
Sale-a-bration Treat Bags.3
  • Add Tear n Tape to narrow strip ~ see photo
  • Burnish score lines with fingers, fold in half along middle score line and seal after removing Tear n Tape covering.
  • Fold in bottom pieces and seal with Tear n Tape or adhesive of choice.
  • Pinch top together; tie ribbon around the top. This can just slip off to get to the treats inside :O)

Fun, right? The fun part about making a treat bag like this, is that it can be decorated to fit the occasion: hearts, banners stamped & layered ~ the possibilities are endless. It’s up to you. Would love to see your creations, so please share.

Products to make this card are from the Jul-Dec Mini Catalog and Sale-a-bration Catalog and can’t be listed below. If you do not have a demonstrator and need those or an Annual Catalog please reach out to me (the 2022-2023 AC) – happy to send one to you. When ordering, please also use current host code: H7EUAMXD. I offer my customers a free item from Stampin’ Up! item valued to $10 with your order of $50 and above. Click here to go my store. When the order is over $150, you still receive that free gift from me, but SU! has Stampin’ Rewards that may be used for additional products, so don’t use the host code at that time. If you have questions just let me know. If you would like to be able to order products early from catalogs AND enjoy that 20% discount, join my team now… you may do that here. WooHoo! We have lots of fun and are a creative bunch that encourages & supports one another. Would love to have you. :O)

So what else??? Oh yes… some great opportunities for BOGO Kits Collection and Last Chance Products. Read on about those.

Share a Kit with a Friend with the Kits Collection BOGO 50% Off Promotion

Get ready—the Kits Collection is having a buy one, get one 50% off promotion. This is the perfect time to #ShareYourMoment and share a kit from the Kits Collection with a friend! As always, the kit selection is based on availability. You can see what’s available in the Kits Collection selection here

Ordering info:

Sale runs through 1–30 June 2022.
All kits in the Kits Collection by Stampin’ Up! qualify for this sale. 
Kit selection is based on availability.
You will need at least two kits in your cart for the discount to automatically apply at checkout. 
There are no order limits on this promotion.
On the customer store, the discount will automatically apply to the most expensive kit in your cart.

The January–June 2022 Mini Catalog will be retiring soon! It’s always bittersweet to see a classic Stampin’ Up! catalog take a trip to retirement. But, we’re looking forward to all the new products on their way—and we hope you are, too!

Thanks for stopping by. May you have a beautiful day.

Make someone happy sending them a handmade card filled with love.

Inspire. Create. Share.

Stampin’ Up! Abigail Rose for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hello stampers! Today is the always fun Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop. You will see some fabulous creations along the hop, so I encourage you to ‘do the tour’. If you have come from Tara’s blog, welcome. If you have simply hopped in, thank you for joining us today.

And our sketch challenge is this…

And here’s the card I created for the challenge. It uses the Abigail Rose 12 x 12 DSP as the focal point. Don’t you just love this DSP? Gorgeous… I colored the one flower with Stampin’ Blends Calypso Coral and Daffodil Delight. For background interest I used the Timeworn 3D Embossing Folder on a Basic White panel and added it directly to the Thick Basic White card base. The next two layers are a piece of Early Espresso and the colored Abigail Rose DSP, adhered together then popped on dimensionals and added to the card front. The sentiment panel is stamped in Early Espresso ink on a Basic White scrap, then added to another strip of Calypso Coral adhered to the front on dimensionals. The sentiment is from the Go To Greetings stamp set. Finally, two Iridescent Pearl Basic Jewels were colored with the Dark Calypso Coral Blends and added beneath the sentiment.

Abigail Rose.1

For the inside of the card, I stamped one of the smaller flowers from the coordinating Cottage Rose stamp set in Early Espresso ink on a Basic White panel, then colored it with Calypso Coral Stampin’ Blends. This was adhered to a slightly larger panel of Early Espresso card stock, then added to the inside of the card. Voila!

Abigail Rose, inside

For the envelope, I used the medium rose from Cottage Rose stamp set and stamped the envelope front – Early Espresso ink of course and three more on the envelope flap. I chose not to color these – don’t ask me why, I don’t know. And that was it. Love the versatility of this layout and this DSP. Just change the sentiment and it could be sympathy, birthday, get well – you name it. It isn’t a masculine card, but change the DSP for that :O)

Abigail Rose.3

Products to make this card are listed below. If you do not have a demonstrator and need an Annual Catalog please reach out to me (the 2022-2023 AC) – happy to send one to you. When ordering, please also use current host code: AZQDZ4U4. I offer my customers a free item from Stampin’ Up! item valued to $10 with your order of $50 and above. Click here to go my store. When the order is over $150, you still receive that free gift from me, but SU! has Stampin’ Rewards that may be used for additional products, so don’t use the host code at that time. If you have questions just let me know. If you would like to be able to order products early from catalogs AND enjoy that 20% discount, join my team now… you may do that here. WooHoo! We have lots of fun and are a creative bunch that encourages & supports one another. Would love to have you. :O)

Remember to hop along the blog hop. Those participating are listed below. Click on the next button to visit Amy Koenders or, click on a name to visit another’s blog. Happy Hopping! Card cuts for my card are listed at the bottom of this post.

Amy Koenders

Mary Deatherage

Jaimie Babarczy

Sue Prather

Karen Finkle

Akiko Sudano

Karen Ksenzakovic

Tara Carpenter

Terry Lynn Bright

Product list…

Let’s talk starter kit… New In Colors, New 2022-2023 Annual Catalog release

Starter Kit Price: $99 USD | $135 CAD
Redemption Value: $125 USD | $165 CAD
Additional In Color Products: $66.50 USD | $91.25 CAD

 In Color Grid PaperIn Color Ink Pad Collection, In Color Cardstock Collection, and In Color 6″ x 6″ (15.2 x 15.2 cm) Designer Series Paper Assortments. 

You’ll also get a free Paper Pumpkin kit! 

PROMOTION DATES: 3–31 MAY 2022

Time is getting short my friends… today is the 26th and you have until the 31st to join with this fabulous promotion. What ARE you waiting for???

Order products early from catalogs AND enjoy that 20% discount, join my team now… you may do that here.

Just a few of the perks of being a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator AND part of our Critters ‘n Creatin’ Krew Team:

  • At least a 20% discount on everything that you order as a Demonstrator!
  • Early peeks at new release items and preorders for new items about a month before they are available to customers!
  • The ability to attend Demonstrator exclusive Stampin’ Up! events!
  • No pressure to sell to anyone, hold classes or workshops or run a business.  You can simply order for yourself and get the discount!  And as long as you have at least $300 in sales per quarter, you’ll continue as an active Demonstrator and continue to get the discount.  If you aren’t able to maintain the $300 per quarter minimums, you simply go back to being a customer, no commitment required and no penalty if decide that being a Demonstrator isn’t right for you.
  • Stampin’ Up! does have an extensive library of class and project ideas for those wishing to jump into hosting classes as well as training to help start your business, should you choose to do that.

If you join with me, you’ll also get:

  • Monthly team meetings via video conference where we talk about the latest happenings at Stampin’ Up! and share project ideas.  Team members are located all over the United States, but we still get together in person online and have lots of fun.
  • Quarterly in-person meetings if you live in the NJ or surrounding area, where we get together to do a little stamping, creating, getting to know one another and most of all SHARE inspiration. If you live outside the NJ area you can join us through that wonderful ZOOM video conference.
  • Free access to our online class tutorials. These are exceptional!
  • A private Facebook page where we can chat, ask questions and share ideas.
  • Team giveaways and prizes for reaching sales and team goals or attending specific meetings. 😉
  • The best part is the laughing and kidding and sharing of information/ creativity/ talent ~ following the SU! adage: Inspire. Create. Share. ❤️ 😁

Join our incredible group of crafters and creators.

If you would like to be able to order products early from catalogs AND enjoy that 20% discount,

join my team now… you may do that here

Remember to connect with me if you do not have a demonstrator and need a catalog.

Card cuts:

  • Thick Basic White – 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 scored at 4 1/4
  • Basic White – 4 1/8 x 5 3/8 (emboss this piece); 3 1/2 x 4 3/4 (inside); 3/8 x 2 5/8
  • Early Espresso – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8 (2)
  • Calypso Coral – 3/8 x 2 5/8

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