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January 2014

Happenings Simply Created Card Kit

 

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  133329-happenings-simply-created-card-kitI love card kits.. it's no secret... when all the cutting, measuring, scoring, etc., is done for me, I love to sit and put together a stack of cards from a kit!

The HAPPENINGS SIMPLY CREATED CARD KIT is found on pg 31 of the Stampin' Up! Occasions catalog and it has the supplies to create 15 cards for only $14.95!

 

Kit Includes pieces for making 15 cards:
■ 15 card bases: finished card size: 4-1/4" x 5-1/2"
■ 15 sheets of single-sided, printed designer paper backgrounds, 5 ea. of 3 designs
■ 15 die-cut accents, 5 ea. of 3 designs
■ 15 Silver glitter banners
■ 15 White banners
■ 15 pieces of Baker’s Twine, 10" ea.
■ 15 buttons

 You can see it and order it online here, #133329

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On Tuesday, Stampin' Up! announced another kit called Hip Hip Hooray! << click to view details

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Vivid Vases Watercolor Wonder Note Card with Stems!

 

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I really love this new Vivid Vases single stamp featured on page 20 of the 2014 Stampin' Up! Occasions catalog (or here online), but I wanted to add some STEMS to the flowers... so.. check out what I did!

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DId you notice the difference?

I added stems to one of the cards!

Here's how I made my Vivid Vases cards with the Aqua Painters, Watercolor paper and Stampin Write markers

STEP 1: stamp the Vivid Vases image with the Black Staz On ink pad on Watercolor Paper

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STEP 2:  fill Aqua Painter with water, press the lid of the Pool Party ink pad onto the closed pad, open pad and use that ink spot to pick up ink with your Aqua Painter, paint onto vases

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STEP 3:  color in flowers, leaves and stems with Stampin' Write markers, once the Pool Party wet ink is dry

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STEP 4:  add stems with a fine point permanent marker, like this Sharpie marker shown below

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So, what do you think.. pretty neat option to have stems... right?

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I mounted the piece of stamped Watercolor Paper onto a piece of Pool Party cardstock, then onto a printed Watercolor Wonder Note Card with some Daffodil Delight Seam Binding ribbon tied around the card for a pop of color.

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NEW Texture Boutique Machine and Card Kit

 

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So, as if the start of Sale a Bration wasn't exciting enough...

Stampin' Up! introduced 2 new products yesterday!! Wowza!!!

You may remember this cute little Texture Boutique embossing machine from 2012..

it was offered for a very limited time and sold out QUICKLY!

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Now you  can VIEW THE VIDEO and ORDER YOURS ONLINE today!

I love mine because it's cute, small, light and portable, and I can keep it at my crafting desk for doing quick embossing projects without getting up and going to my Big Shot (ok.. yes, I'm THAT lazy). :)

Besides.. what girl doesn't need her own tools, right?

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And Stampin' UP! also announced another fun card making kit.. so perfect for 20 quick cards, and the kit has everything you need except some scissors (you will enjoy our Paper Snips if you don't have them)

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Sale a Bration Starts Today!!! FREE STAMPS!

 

It's time to let Stampin' Up! Spoil You with FREE GIFTS

during Sale a Bration (SAB) 2014!!!

Don't you love this time of year!? I do!  FREE STAMPS!  and not only free stamps, but free paper, free embossing folder, punch, kits, MDS downloads, wow... how cool is that!?

You can also JOIN MY LUV 2 STAMP GROUP and get an extra $25 in product FREE in your Starter kit!

During Sale a Bration, for each $50 in orders you place, not only do you fill in a spot on the FREE STAMPS WITH PATTY program sheet, but you also select a FREE ITEM from Stampin' Up!

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You can see the choices of FREE PRODUCTS below...

Free Items will be shipped with your order starting Jan. 28!  Use the ordering codes below to add the free items to your orders!

orders of $100 receive 2 free Sale a Bration gifts from the list below

orders of $150 and up receive 3 or more free Sale a Bration gifts PLUS HOSTESS BENEFITS (spend hostess dollars ANY way you want in the catalog!)

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 So, just a quick recap of Sale a Bration 2014 benefits:

  1. During Sale a Bration, select a FREE PRODUCT from the list above for each $50 you order
  2. During Sale a Bration, join my Luv 2 Stamp Group and get an extra $25 in product of your choice in your Sarter Kit
  3. If your order or workshop total is over $300, you will receive an extra $30 in hostess benefits to spend in the catalog!

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Stampin Up Sale a Bration 2014 Starts TOMORROW!

 

Are you ready?!  I am! I am so excited!!

Stampin' UP! SALE A BRATION 2014 is almost here!

January 28 - March 31, 2014

This is the BEST PROMOTION of the year from Stampin' Up!

FREE GIFTS for each $50 in purchases you make!

order online here or call, email or fax me with your orders

Per Stampin' UP! policy I cannot show you the actual products until tomorrow, but you probably already have a Sale a Bration brochure.  If not, please check  back here tomorrow to view the 13 free products you can select from, or contact me so I can mail you a brochure.

This is one of my favorite Sale a Bration offerings, the Twisty Treats kit!

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This fun kit comes with 12 printed polkadot cello bags, 12 twist ties, 12 die-cut tags and a page of self-adhesive die-cut glittered hearts!

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I added my newest favorite greeting stamp "Hello FRIEND" from the Peachy Keen stamp set (pg 18 Occasions catalog, #133110) stamped onto the tags from the kit and also stamped on a die-cut Word Bubble (pg 36 Occasions catalog, #132968)

Did you see the cute Summer Starfruit striped ribbon (above)??  That is found on pg 24 of the Stampin Up Occasions catalog, #132980

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I thought the Real Red Candy Dots went well with these cute Polka Dot bags, too!

(Brights Candy Dots, #130931)

So get your WISH LIST ready for tomorrow and let me know if you have any questions!

REMEMBER: in addition to the FREE Sale a Bration Products you will receive for each $50 in product orders, you also get to fill in a spot on my FREE STAMPS WITH PATTY form!

If you have thought about joining my Luv 2 Stamp Group of demonstrators, join during Sale a Bration and select an extra $25 in merchandise FREE in your Starter Kit!

 

 And a special Happy Birthday Hello to my dear friend Sue in Maine! :)

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Quick reminder.. TODAY IS THE LAST DAY to order these fun Valentine Products plus so many other Valentine goodies!!

VIEW THEM ALL ONLINE HERE!

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On Film - Smile, You're on Candid Camera!

 

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Smile!  Another Camera Card!

Did you ever watch Candid Camera? I know.. I'm dating myself, but that was such a FUNNY show!! I loved that!

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I was having fun with the Retro Fresh Designer Tags again.. these make such cute and quick cards!

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Retro Fresh Designer Paper Tags, #133526, pg 19 Occasions Catalog

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On Film Framelits, # 132969, pg 18 Occasions Catalog

I layered the printed tag onto a piece of Coastal Cabana chevron printed paper from the Fresh Prints Designer Paper Stack, and then added 2 fun embellishments:

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The die cut camera comes from the On Film Framelit set (find it on pg 18 of the Stampin' Up! 2014 Occasions catalog), and you'll also find the cute Chevron printed ribbon on that page too!

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Starburst Sayings Happy Day Card

 

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Have you seen the fun Starburst Sayings stamp set in the Stampin Up 2014 Occasions catalog!?

It's on pg 34, AND it has matching framelit Big Shot dies, so you don't have to even think about cutting out the pinked edges!

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For my Happy Day card, I stamped the image in Gumball Green on Whisper White, then die cut the image with the framelit.  You can even SAVE 15% by purchasing the stamp set and the dies as a bundle!! How completely awesome is THAT!?

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The cute little orange banners are punched out of paper from the Retro Fresh Designer Series paper pack (pg 19 in the Occasions catalog #132993) with the totally adorable Banner Punch, coming on Jan. 28 as ONE OF YOUR FREE SALE A BRATION SELECTIONS!

 I started with the chevron printed Watercolor Wonder notecard (pg 22) and added more chevrons to the card with a piece of blue chevron printed paper from the Watercolor Wonder DSP pack (pg 23).

A piece of Pumpkin Pie Chevron Ribbon (#130015) finishes off this quick and HAPPY card.

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5 Steps to a Stack of Pretty Watercolor Wonder Cards

 

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Seriously, do you ever just need a stack of cards in a hurry?

I send over 40 cards per week on average, and always need to have a stash on hand.

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I made a dozen cards quickly the other day and thought I'd share this quick 5 Step Card Design with you.

STEP 1:  grab this pretty printed pattern out of the Watercolor Wonder DSP package

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STEP 2:  Cut the whole sheet up into 3"x3" pieces

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STEP 3:  stamp floral images from the Peaceful Petals stamp set in Basic Gray, and stamp greetings of your choice in Tangerine Tango

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STEP 4:  layer the 3x3 stamped pieces onto Basic Gray cardstock (3-1/4" x 3-1/4")

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STEP 5:  Fold Daffodil Delight and Calypso Coral cards and add a 4"x5-1/4" piece of DSP from the Watercolor Wonder package (your choice of design), then layer your 3x3 piece and just 1 or 2 embellishment pieces... keep them simple and quick!

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Simply Celebrate Greetings

 

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As I am getting ready for Sale a Bration (did you know it starts on TUESDAY!?),

I am making customer Thank You Cards and I really really like this Simply Celebrate stamp set! You'll find it on page 30 of the Stampin Up 2014 Occasions Catalog.

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Did you notice the really fun flower set I used in the background?

That is a FREE Sale a Bration set you can select with your $50 order starting on Tues., Jan. 28th!

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Know what else is free?  The fun paper I've used here on these cards!

I know it would be weird to "eat paper" but I swear, if this paper were food, I'd eat it.. it's that yummy!  I love this package of Sweet Sorbet paper.. you get a full 12 sheets of 12x12 paper in 12 designs in this package! It's another fun FREE selection during Sale a Bration!

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The shiny gold paper comes from the envelope liners in the Good As Gold free Sale a Bration card kit.. the liners are really generously sized, so I cut off about 1-1/4" from each liner and I've been using that gold strip on cards :)

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 If you do not have a catalog, contact your demonstrator for a copy.

    If you do not have a demonstrator, I'd be happy to send you a catalog, just contact me.

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Free In Color Markers for new My Paper Pumpkin subscribers

 

FREE In Color markers for any NEW My Paper Pumpkin subscribers!!

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Subscribe today to receive your FREE set of 2012-2014 In Color markers!

Want to see more?

Check out my previous My Paper Pumpkin kit posts by clicking here.

These fun monthly kits delivered right to your mailbox are a delightful creative escape each month!

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Winner of the LOVE Blog Candy

 

All New!! >>>  Weekly Deals - on sale THIS WEEK from Stampin' Up!

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Blog Candy Winners!

Entries for my blog candy give aways last week were accepted both on my blog and on my Facebook page.

The winners were randomly selected by random.org

 

Scalloped-heart The winner of the Scalloped Heart Framelit comes from my Facebook page and is:

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The Winner for the LOVE stamps  comes from the comments left on my blog and is:

  LOVE blog candy winner

 

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Thank you as always for commenting on my blog, and please

email me with your mailing addresses so I can get your gifts off to you in the mail!

 

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Valentine's Control Freak Blog Tour

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  Blog Tour!!!

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You have probably reached me after visiting the wonderful Wendy Weixler and if not, be sure to travel backwards on the tour and visit her! :)

How about some cute Valentine cards for friends... and the bonus is, they are quick and easy!

Just cut the Fresh Prints Designer Paper at 4-1/2" x 2-3/4" and attach it to the cute Sweet Sayings card, then add some In Color 3/8" stretch ruffle trim with Sticky Strip.  Finish it off with a heart stamped and die cut with the Heart Framelits, and a cute Hello Friend greeting!  (stamp sets and supplies listed at the bottom of this post).

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My next Valentine project features the Sweetheart Treat Bags.. they are a GREAT deal since you get 12 in a package with some twine and 12 tags for only $4.95!

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133479-label-thinlits<<<<< I added an I LOVE YOU die cut from the Label Card Thinlit Die set, and a gold heart clip from the Mini Memories album kit.   The designer paper I added at the bottom is from the adorable Fresh Prints paper stack found on pg 33 in the Occasions catalog. The fun Pool Party twine is a Sale a Bration offering.. you'll be able to get that on Jan. 28 with your order of $50 or more.

Did you catch that? these cute Sweetheart Treat bags and the Sweet Sayings cards (above) are ONLY AVAILABLE through Jan 27, so don't wait!

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  • Sweetheart Treat Bags, #134610
  • Sweet Sayings Note Cards, #134609
  • Flowerful Heart Stamp, #134617
  • Peachy Keen stamp set, #133110 / 133113
  • Fresh Prints Paper Stack, #132996
  • Sweet Sorbet Accessory pack - available 1/28 to 3/31
  • Label Card Thinlits die, #133479
  • Mini Memories album kit #133332
  • Coastal Cabana ruffled stretch ribbon #130024
  • Crisp Cantaloupe ruffled stretch ribbon #130021
  • Hearts Collection framelits, #125599

 You can purchase any of these items from your demonstrator or in my online store and typing in any of the item codes above.

 

Click here or the link below to continue the tour on Debbie Henderson's amazing blog..  she is the next stop on our tour!

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10 Reasons to Love the Sweet Sayings Notecards

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I had a blast "stamping for fun" (which I don't often get to do), using some pieces from the Stampin' Up! Fresh Prints Paper Stack and the limited time Sweet Sayings Cards!

134609-sweet-sayings-cardsThese cute note cards complete with colored envelopes are not found in any catalog, but you can find them in my online store under Valentine Products.

Sweet Sayings Cards, pack of 12 cards and envelopes, $5.95, #134609

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Fresh Prints Paper Stack, #132996

So here are 9 reasons to love these cute Sweet Sayings Note Cards...

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Close ups of some of my faves...

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The Hearts are die cut from the Hearts a Flutter Framelits and the Scalloped Heart of Hearts embosslit,  which I thought was still in the catalog, but OOPS it's not! eek! sorry!

So, that means I'll give mine away.. anyone want it? just leave a comment below and let me know you want it.. I'll randomly draw a winner for it this weekend.

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Make a Wish is from the Perfect Pennants stamp set, pg 27 in the Occasions catalog.

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You & Me and the cute hearts are from the new Perfect Pennants stamp set on pg 27 in the 2014 Stampin' Up! Occasions catalog.  Find it here online. (#133227 or 133230)

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and seriously, if you still need another reason.. it's because they are economical, fun, cute, fast, go with any cheery designer paper pattern, you can stamp on 'em, or dress 'em up, but whatever you do,

HURRY because the Note Cards are only available through Jan. 27!

 

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LOVE Blog Candy Give Away

I have a special Blog Candy Give Away for you today!

You may remember these large background stamp alphabet letters from the Stampin' Up! catalog years ago... well, I have several of the letters and decided that with Valentine's Day coming up, this would make a fun display in someone's craft room!

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If you want these 4 stamps, either to use or display, leave me a comment below and let me know what your favorite Occasions catalog product is so far! 

1 fbEXTRA EXTRA.. Want another chance to win?  You can ALSO leave me a comment on my Business Facebook page today and you'll have a double chance to win!!

 

 

Fine Print:  Winner must live in the US

Winner will be selected on Jan. 20th and announced on Jan. 21st here on my blog and on my Facebook Page.

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Hexagon Hive, Honeycomb Folder and Hexagon Punch Comparison

 

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I am so glad that you enjoyed the Hexagon Hive Watercolor Wonder card that I posted a few days ago.. Cindee did an amazing job when she designed this card!!

Several of you asked about a comparison between the 3 Hexagon Stampin' Up! products, so I hope you find this info helpful:

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And many of you asked if the pieces that come out of the Hexagon Hive Framelit fit on the embossing folder... yes they do!

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Purchase Your Hexagon Accessories in my online store, or, contact me to help you place an order.

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Honecomb Embossing Folder #129378

Hexagon Punch, #130919

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