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May 2015

Stampin' Up! Sunday Swap Day!

Hey there! It's Sunday again, the last Sunday of the current Annual and Occasions Catalogs. The final day to order from either catalog is Tuesday, June 2nd, but it's a really cool day because you can also start ordering from the new catalog on that day too! It's a one-day trifecta for ordering!

But it IS Sunday Swap Day today, and so here are today's swaps!

First, Katy Simecka created this unique get well card using Something Borrowed Designer Paper, Crazy about You  and Sassy Salutations stamp sets:

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Next, Ruth Bingle also used Crazy about You with the Hearts Collection framelits (retiring and sold out) to create her fun fold card:

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Crazy about You, which will still be available in the new Annual Catalog, has 30, yes, I said THIRTY words as well as three images. This allows you to create an almost infinite number of phrases! The Something Borrowed Embellishment she used in the cente of her flower are also going away after June 2nd, so get some now before they are gone!

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Cathy Stephenson used the Painted Blooms desginer paper and the Painted Petals stamp set for her sid-stair-step card. Both of these products are retiring on June 2nd!

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Finally,Cathy Morgan used  Petal Potpourri, Crazy About You (the leaves), and Bloom with Hope Hostess set for her 4-panel screen card:

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Here's the link to my online store: www.carolpayne.stampinup.net

Three things to remember while you are placing your order with me:

1. All orders of any amount will receive a Thank You Project Packet in the mail from me!

2. Be sure to check out the Weekly Deals, Clearance Rack, and the Retiring Stamps & Accessories List for savings from 25% to 80% off!

Weekly Deals Link

Clearance Rack Link

Retiring Products Link

3. When your order total (before tax & shipping) reaches $150 you can choose free Stampin'  Rewards starting at $25!

Don't worry about next Sunday. I just received my swap packet for May today, and it was jam-packed with great new swaps to share!

That’s all for now, until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! Day!

 

All images ©Stampin' Up!™1990-2015


Stampin' Up! Blushing Bride Build a Birthday Sneak Peek!

Hey there! Last night was Maddie Kate's 8th grade graduation:

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As the class stood for the ending processional, she leaned out to give us her great smile!

Maddie ranked 3rd in her class, which was just where she wanted to be. Let the Valedictorian and Salutatorian make the speeches, thank you!

We love you Maddie Kate, to the moon and back, with full hearts and lots of prayers for you!

After graduation we celebrated both her birthday and graduation with a little party. Today's card I is NOT her birthday card. I will be posting that card and a graduation one next week.

I played with the new Build a Birthday set again with the color combo Blushing Bride, Whisper White, Early Espresso, and new Tip Top Taupe!

I used the sprinkles and a tiny flower stamp from the new Ronald McDonald House set, Sprinkles of Life! Stampin' Up! donates $3 from every set sold to Ronald McDonald Charities. Don't miss this adorable set on the inside back cover of the new catalog!

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For candle flames I used Heat & Stick Powder and Dazzling Diamonds glitter:

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A sentiment from Remembering Your Birthday with an easy paper-piecing technique:

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The envelope flap is another sneak peek, Neutrals Color Collection Designer Series Paper.

You can order all the supplies for this card in my online store starting Tuesday, June 2nd!             www.carolpayne.stampinup.net

Heat Tool
$29.95
Dazzling Diamonds Stampin' Glitter
Dazzling Diamonds Stampin' Glitter
[102023]
$4.50

Three things to remember when you place your order:

1. All orders of any amount receive a Thank You Project Packet in the mail from me!

2. Be sure to check out Weekly Deals, Clearance Rack, and  Retiring Stamps & Accessories List for 25% to 80% savings:

Weekly Deals Link

Clearance Rack Link

Retiring Products Link

3. When your order total (before tax & shipping) reaches $150 you can choose free Stampin'  Rewards starting at $25!

That’s all for now, until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! Day!

All images ©Stampin'Up!™1990-2015


Stampin' Up! Build a Birthday Sneak Peek!

Hey there! Thanks so much for stopping by for the next installment of New Catalog Sneak Peek Week! Today I am sharing a card we will be making at my June Birthday Card Buffet in a few weeks using the Build a Birthday set, new 2015-2016 In Colors, and Cherry on Top Designer Series Paper Stack:

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The new In Colors are so fresh and yummy! This set is photopolymer, so it's easy to accurately stamp the cake layers, then turn the stamps vertical to stamp the candles on the envelope! The flower punch from the Itty Bitty Accents Punch Pack is perfectly proportioned for the cake. I punched one blossom from Cucumber Crush card stock, cutting in half to make the "leaves" behind the blooms.

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Inside I added more candles, then stamped the same sentiment from yesterday's card with the Friendly Wishes set using Watermelon Wonder ink.

I love to line my envelopes with designer series paper every chance I get! I always seem to have more designer paper than I can use up (did I just SAY that?!) so using  the Envelope Liner Thinlet dies lets me get a custom look for the card/envelope ensemble.

Most of the supplies for this card that are listed below will be available when the new catalog goes live next Tuesday, June 2nd:

Product List

Three things to remember while you are placing your order with me:

1. All orders of any amount will receive a Thank You Project Packet in the mail from me!

2. Be sure to check out the Weekly Deals, Clearance Rack, and the Retiring Stamps & Accessories List for savings from 25% to 80% off!

Weekly Deals Link

Clearance Rack Link

Retiring Products Link

3. When your order total (before tax & shipping) reaches $150 you can choose free Stampin'  Rewards starting at $25!

That’s all for now, until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! Day!

All images ©Stampin' Up! ™1990-2015

Stampin' Up! Friendly Wishes!

Hey there. We are turning a corner today. With the launch of the new 2015-16 Catalog less than a week away, it's time to start sharing some sneak peeks!

Yesterday I finished my monthly swap and took it to the Post Office. I am excited because this month's swap features New Catalog Sneak Peek products. I will have 20 new and different projects to add to my New Catalog Kick-off Display! yay!

For my swap I used the new Friendly Wishes stamps set, Boho Chic Textured Impressions Folder, and Bohemian Designer Series Paper:

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This set has 10 images, perfect for the "chalkboard" technique. I embossed the greeting with white Stampin' Emboss Powder on Basic Black card stock, then used the 2 1/2" Circle to punch it out. Layering more circles of differing sizes punched from the Bohemian Designer Paper gives this card a fun, eclectic look!

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Inside I stamped the sentiment first with Island Indigo ink, then chalkboard embossed the image a second time on Basic Black card stock. I used the largest Bitty Banner Framelit die to cut the "FRIEND" banner, then popped it up with a couple of Stampin' Dimensionals.

All of the products used on this card will be available to order in my Online Store on June 2nd: www.carolpayne.stampinup.net

Product List

Heat Tool
$29.95
Glue Dots
$4.95

Three things to remember while you are placing your order with me:

1. All orders of any amount will receive a Thank You Project Packet in the mail from me!

2. Be sure to check out the Weekly Deals, Clearance Rack, and the Retiring Stamps & Accessories List for savings from 25% to 80% off!

Weekly Deals Link

Clearance Rack Link

Retiring Products Link

3. When your order total (before tax & shipping) reaches $150 you can choose free Stampin'  Rewards starting at $25!

That’s all for now, until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! Day!

 

All images & copy;Stampin' Up! ™1990-2015


Stampin' Up! Painted Blooms With Hope and New Weekly Deals!

Hey there! It's Tuesday, which means it's time for new set of Weekly Deals! yay!

Before I post the deals, I want to share with you the final card in my Painted Blooms card collection:

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I used a greeting and a sentiment from the Bloom with Hope Hostess set that is retiring with the current catalog on June 2nd. I'm going to miss that set. It has great images and words that I've used in lots of cards this past year.

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Here's the supply list for this final card in this set. You can still order everything you need from my online store, and if your order is at least $150 you can choose the Bloom with Hope Hostess set as part of your freebies too!

www.carolpayne.stampinup.net

Product List

Here are the Newest Weekly Deals, just posted by Stampin' Up! this morning!

TAKE NOTE!!!! The Painted Blooms Designer Series Paper that I have been featuring for this series is ON SALE this week for only $8.21! yay!

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Three things to remember while you are placing your order with me:

1. All orders of any amount will receive a Thank You Project Packet in the mail from me!

2. Be sure to check out the Weekly Deals, Clearance Rack, and the Retiring Stamps & Accessories List for savings from 25% to 80% off!

Weekly Deals Link

Clearance Rack Link

Retiring Products Link

3. When your order total (before tax & shipping) reaches $150 you can choose free Stampin'  Rewards starting at $25!

That’s all for now, until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! Day!

All images ©Stampin' Up!™1990-2015


Stampin' Up! Painted Blooms For You!

Hey there! It's Monday again, but this is the last Monday in May, isn't it? That means next Monday it will be JUNE and the NEW CATALOG starts on June 2nd! yay! Only a week and  day left to wait!

Today I am sharing with you the next-to-last card in the Painted Blooms series:

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Every card created from this one sheet of 12 x 12 designer paper has a different look.The bold  yet feminine font of the "hello" from the For You stamp set, which is retiring on June 2nd, highlights the Blackberry Bliss color perfectly in the background paper.

I used one of the two phrases from Million & One for the inside sentiment. This set is also retiring, so if you want it you need to order it TODAY. After May 25 (today) all of the stamps will become while supplies last too.

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I'm really going to miss this pack of paper and all of the stamps I've been using with them.

To place your order in my online store: www.carolpayne.stampinup.net

Here's the supply list for today's card. Just click on any image and it will take you directly to my store:

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Three things to remember while you are placing your order with me:

1. All orders of any amount will receive a Thank You Project Packet in the mail from me!

2. Be sure to check out the Weekly Deals, Clearance Rack, and the Retiring Stamps & Accessories List for savings from 25% to 80% off!

Weekly Deals Link

Clearance Rack Link

Retiring Products Link

3. When your order total (before tax & shipping) reaches $150 you can choose free Stampin'  Rewards starting at $25!

That’s all for now, until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! Day!

 

All images & copy;Stampin' Up! ™1990-2015


Stampin' Up! Sunday Swap Day!

Hey there! How are you this bright and shiny Sunday? At least it is bright and shiny where I am today; I hope it is for you too!

Today I have aother collection of cards created by the swap group I participate in:

First a masculine Moon Lake card with an interesting fold from Susie Wood:

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Susie created the water for this loon by using the "swish" stamp from Work of Art with Soft Sky ink.

Here's a side view of the fancy fold:

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Next, Ann Betty combined the Feel Goods set with Lullaby Designer Paper for her creation:

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Cindy Dewrtz used From the Garden with the Handpicked Framelit dies:

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Sweet Dreams Designer Paper is the perfect cheery background:

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Karen Kurz tackled this "marquee" card with the Snapshot single stamp (retiring), Age Awareness, and Hip Notes set (also retiring):

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It looks pretty ordinary until you start to open it:

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The more you open it the more the center opens up:

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I've never made one of these cards, but I'm thinking one might be in my future. You will get to see it if I do! I've already started the "reverse-engineering" process as my son calls it! lol!

Finally, Brenda Hukriede used the Flower Patch set and her Envelope Punch board to create this card with the envelope built right in!

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The envelope created with Flower Pot Designer Paper (retiring) opens up to reveal a riot of gorgeous flowers:

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The current Stampin' Up! catalog expires on June 2nd. After that date you will no longer be able to order anything on the retiring lists. Right now the stamps are all still available, but after May 25 they will become while supplies last too!

Here's the link to my online store:

www.carolpayne.stampinup.net

Three things to remember while you are placing your order with me:

1. All orders of any amount will receive a Thank You Project Packet in the mail from me!

2. Be sure to check out the Weekly Deals, Clearance Rack, and the Retiring Stamps & Accessories List for savings from 25% to 80% off!

Click here for the Weekly Deals

Click here for Clearance Rack

Click here for Retiring Products

3. When your order total (before tax & shipping) reaches $150 you can choose free Stampin'  Rewards starting at $25!

That’s all for now, until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! Day!

 

All images ©Stampin'Up!™1990-2015


Stampin' Up! Painted Blooms Really Good Greetings!

Hey there! I have a busy day ahead of me today. I'm driving 40 minutes to the west for a visitation, back home, 30 minutes south for my granddaughter's dance recital, then my sister-in-law is coming to visit for the rest of the weekend! Alisa & Cody had their annual "summer bash" here last night with lots of good friends, food, and games. Fortunately the bash is mostly outside so my house isn't too damaged! lol!

Before I head out I wanted to post another Painted Blooms card for you, this time using the Good Greetings set which is also on the retiring list:

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With this easy layout you are only limited by the stamps you can fit into the 2" Circle Punch!

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I'm going to miss Really Good Greetings. Do you have it yet? It will be completely gone after June 2nd so hop on over to my online store and get it!

www.carolpayne.stampinup.net

Here's the supply list:

Three things to remember while you are placing your order with me:

1. All orders of any amount will receive a Thank You Project Packet in the mail from me!

2. Be sure to check out the Weekly Deals, Clearance Rack, and the Retiring Stamps & Accessories List for savings from 25% to 80% off!

Click here for Weekly Deals

Click here for Clearance Rack

Click here for Retiring Products

3. When your order total (before tax & shipping) reaches $150 you can choose free Stampin'  Rewards starting at $25!

That’s all for now, until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! Day!

 

All images ©Stampin'Up!™1990-2015


Stampin' Up! Painted Blooms Lovely Amazing You!

Hey there! It's Friday! yay! LOTS going on this weekend, so here's today's  installment from the Painted Blooms collection, using Lovely Amazing You!

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These cards go together so quickly, including the little 1/4" wide strip of "faux ribbon" I created with Wild Wasabi card stock!

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Inside I added a sentiment from Yippee-Skippee! and from Cycle Celebrations. BOTH sets are retiring on June 2nd (sad face)

If you don't have a pack (or packs) of the Painted Blooms Designer Series Paper, you'd better get busy and order it today!

Here's the link to my online store: www.carolpayne.stampinup.net

Three things to remember while you are placing your order with me:

1. All orders of any amount will receive a Thank You Project Packet in the mail from me!

2. Be sure to check out the Weekly Deals, Clearance Rack, and the Retiring Stamps & Accessories List for savings from 25% to 80% off!

Click here for Weekly Deals: Weekly Deals Link

Click here for Clearance Rack: Clearance Rack Link

Click here for Retiring Products: Retiring Products Link

3. When your order total (before tax & shipping) reaches $150 you can choose free Stampin'  Rewards starting at $25!

That’s all for now, until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! Day!

 

All images ©Stampin'Up! ™ 1990-2015

 


Stampin' Up! Painted Blooms Kind & Cozy!

Hey there! Brrrr, it's cold here this morning! We had a cold rain yesterday, followed by cold, windiness! It's under 50 degrees right now, but from what I hear it will be in the 90's by the end next week! That's Southern Illinois weather for ya!

Today's card from the Painted Blooms class uses Kind & Cozy, a set that will be retiring in less than two weeks!

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Inside I used one of the teeny-tiny butterflies from Papillon Potpourri and a sentiment from the soon-retiring Hostess set, Hello There:

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I stamped the same butterfly with Pool Party on Soft Sky card stock before punching with the Bitty Butterfly punch:

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These cards are just so stinkin' cute and easy!

The link to my online store: www.carolpayne.stampinup.net

Here's the shopping list for today's card:

Product List

Three things to remember while you are placing your order with me:

1. All orders of any amount will receive a Thank You Project Packet in the mail from me!

2. Be sure to check out the Weekly Deals, Clearance Rack, and the Retiring Stamps & Accessories List for savings from 25% to 80% off!

Weekly Deals: Weekly Deals link

Clearance Rack: Clearance Rack Link

Retiring Products: Retiring Products Link

3. When your order total (before tax & shipping) reaches $150 you can choose free Stampin'  Rewards starting at $25!

That’s all for now, until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! Day!

All images ©Stampin' Up! ™1990-2015