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June 2016

Stampin' Up! Sunshine Wishes Thinlets!

Hey there! I wanted to play with the Sunshine Wishes Thinlets, so I created these two quick and easy anniversary cards!

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These were very simple and quick! I LOVE the Sunshine Wishes thinlets! The font is cute and cuts out so easily! The flower and the heart are from Sunshine Wishes too!

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This card is so simple with Basic Black, Whisper White, and Real Red. I embossed the white background with the Petal Burst Textured Impressions Embossing Folder.

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I added the thinlets with the Fine Tip Glue Pen.

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Inside I stamped a sentiment from Better Together with Basic Black Archival ink.

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For the second card I used Island Indigo, Whisper White, and Basic Black.

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The Petal Burst folder makes an excellent background!

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These cards were so easy and quick!

Today is the last day to place your order to receive the June Online Class! Use this link to my online store: www.carolpayne.stampinup.ne

Remember while shopping:

All orders of any amount (except Online Class Orders) will receive a Thank You Project Packet in the mail.

 Check the Clearance Rack for savings of up to 60%!

When your order is at least $35 (before tax & shipping) and you use the June Hostess Code:   MPESNHAJ you will receive the June Online Class; six COMPLETED cards, two each of three designs, with envelopes and instructions, FREE!

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When your order (before tax & shipping) reaches $150, DON’T USE THE HOSTESS CODE, because you can choose free Stampin' Rewards starting at 10% of the total. You will still receive the monthly online class cards.  

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

All images ©Stampin' Up! ™1990-2016


Stampin' Up! Better Together for Christmas in July!

Hey there! I've scheduled a Christmas in July class! Today's card is one I CASED from the catalog, but changed to fit my style. I used Better Together from page 83. Mostly a sentiment set, there are a few non-sentiment images included. I used a sample from page 82 to get started.

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Some of my favorite colors for Christmas cards are Chocolate Chip, Cherry Cobbler, and Emerald Envy!

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I used my Stamp-a-ma-jig to line up the two sentiments in the tree shape. I used the Classic Label Punch for the trunk, paper-snipping it the size I needed.

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I embossed the Chocolate Chip  with the Holly Textured Impressions Folder, and used a strip of This Christmas Specialty Designer Series Paper on one side. I DISCOVERED!!!! This Christmas Specialty Designer Series Paper has 24 sheets instead of the usual 12! The paper is lighter-weight than regular designer paper, but there are four sheets of 6 double-sided designs instead of the usual 2 sheets of 6 double-sided. It's a great value, if you want to make a bunch of cards!

The Crushed Curry star is stamped with a Better Together image.

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Inside I used an image from Peaceful Pines for the sentiment.

Here's the supply list to use while shopping in my online store: www.carolpayne.stampinup.net

Remember while shopping:

All orders of any amount (except Online Class Orders) will receive a Thank You Project Packet in the mail.

 Check the Clearance Rack for savings of up to 60%!

When your order is at least $35 (before tax & shipping) and you use the June Hostess Code:   MPESNHAJ you will receive the June Online Class; six COMPLETED cards, two each of three designs, with envelopes and instructions, FREE! TODAY AND TOMORROW ARE THE LAST DAYS to get your order in to receive the June Class!!!!!

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When your order (before tax & shipping) reaches $150, DON’T USE THE HOSTESS CODE, because you can choose free Stampin' Rewards starting at 10% of the total. You will still receive the monthly online class cards.  

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

All images ©Stampin' Up! ™1990-2016

 


Stampin' Up! Colorblocked Wetlands!

Hey there! Colorblocking is a fun technique! I created a sunset!

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Starting with a Calypso Coral base, I layered on Peekaboo Peach. For the colorblocking, I started with Calypso Coral, then Peekaboo Peach and So Saffron. I stamped the Kinda Eclectic sunburst with Versamark before adding Pool Party and Tip Top Taupe.

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I stamped the birdies before I embossed with the Seaside folder.

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I stamped "HAPPY BIRTHDAY" with Thoughtful Banners (pg 73) and Basic Gray Archival ink. I punched with the Classic Label Punch.

Inside a phrase from Suite Sayings:

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My next creation was heat embossed with Copper powder!

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I sponged the edges with Tip Top Taupe for more depth.

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Again, all stamping and heat-embossing MUST be done BEFORE  dry embossing with the Big Shot!

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Another sentiment from Suite Sayings:

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Island Indigo is the card base here  and the only sentiment from Kinda Eclectic:

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I added a single So Saffron star from the Regals Enamel Shapes to the Banner Triple punched greeting.

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Suite Sayings again inside. I sponged the tips of the sun rays with Calypso Coral ink before stamping.

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

Heat Tool
$30.00

Remember while shopping:

All orders of any amount (except Online Class Orders) will receive a Thank You Project Packet in the mail.

 Check the Clearance Rack for savings of up to 60%!

When your order is at least $35 (before tax & shipping) and you use the June Hostess Code:   MPESNHAJ you will receive the June Online Class; six COMPLETED cards, two each of three designs, with envelopes and instructions, FREE!

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When your order (before tax & shipping) reaches $150, DON’T USE THE HOSTESS CODE, because you can choose free Stampin' Rewards starting at 10% of the total. You will still receive the monthly online class cards.  

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

All images ©Stampin' Up! ™1990-2016


Stampin' Up! Birthday Fiesta Again!

Hey there! I've been working on  my Birthday Fiesta Card Class scheduled in a few weeks, so I had to make another card with the Birthday Fiesta set!

I decided to use the color-blocking technique that I'm loving right now. It's a great way to show off several prints in the Festive Birthday Designer Series Paper!

I LOVE the Festive Textured Impressions folder, so after I adhered the designer paper to the black layer I ran it all through the Big Shot.

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After stamping the greeting and cutting out with an Layering Ovals Die, I decided to add a llama to "peek" up around the words, so I stamped him with Crumb Cake ink. I layered this onto a scalloped black oval, also cut with a Layering Ovals Die,  then I pierced every scallop with my Paper-Piercing Tool and Stampin' Pierce Mat.

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Since I don't speak Spanish I wasn't familiar with the word "manana", but instinct told me it meant "tomorrow", and I was right! So "Fiesta like there's no tomorrow (manana)" makes sense for a birthday greeting, doesn't it?!

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I couldn't resist the llama peeking again! I love him!

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

Remember while shopping:

All orders of any amount (except Online Class Orders) will receive a Thank You Project Packet in the mail.

 Check the Clearance Rack for savings of up to 60%!

When your order is at least $35 (before tax & shipping) and you use the June Hostess Code:   MPESNHAJ you will receive the June Online Class; six COMPLETED cards, two each of three designs, with envelopes and instructions, FREE! JUST A FEW MORE DAYS LEFT TO PLACE YOUR ORDER TO RECEIVE THE POP OF PARADISE FLAMINGO CARDS! THIS CLASS OFFER EXPIRES ON JUNE 30th!

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When your order (before tax & shipping) reaches $150, DON’T USE THE HOSTESS CODE, because you can choose free Stampin' Rewards starting at 10% of the total. You will still receive the monthly online class cards.  

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

All images ©Stampin' Up! ™1990-2016


Stampin' Up! Sunday Swap Day Sweet Sugarplum!

Hey there! Sweet Sugarplum is definitely a favorite new In Color! This color dominates today's swaps!

Sandy Carlson used the Blooms & Bliss Suite on page 139 for her creation:

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Sandy punched with the new Classic Label Punch and layered on a banner cut with a Bunch of Banners Framelit!

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Linda Pagel used the Everyday Occasions set on page 110:

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 Blushing Bride Glimmer paper,  Elegant Dots folder and Duet Banner Punch:

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Who wouldn't want a silver-embossed cupcake?

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Cindy Ewerts used Vertical Greetings from page 109:

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Cindy punched Gold Glimmer with the 1/8" Handheld Circle Punch, and used Owl Builder Punch Early Espresso hearts.

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Jena Roby used Sweet Cupcake from page 23 with the bundled Cupcake Cutouts Framelits. Rich Razzleberry, Pink Pirouette, and Sweet Sugarplum:

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Jena added a Metallic Enamel Shapes heart for the candle flame:

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All of the supplies used today can be found & ordered from my online store: www.carolpayne.stampinup.net

Remember while shopping:

All orders of any amount (except Online Class Orders) will receive a Thank You Project Packet in the mail.

 Check the Clearance Rack for savings of up to 60%!

When your order is at least $35 (before tax & shipping) and you use the June Hostess Code:   MPESNHAJ you will receive the June Online Class; six COMPLETED cards, two each of three designs, with envelopes and instructions, FREE!

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When your order (before tax & shipping) reaches $150, DON’T USE THE HOSTESS CODE, because you can choose free Stampin' Rewards starting at 10% of the total. You will still receive the monthly online class cards.  

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

All images ©Stampin' Up! ™1990-2016

 


Stampin' Up! Serene Scenery Wetlands!

Hey there! I do a lot of blog-hopping, Pinterest-searching, and Facebook-looking sometimes, which can be a time-sucker. But I often find great inspiration, like this idea to use Serene Scenery Designer Paper with the Wetlands birdies! Here's my version:

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I used a Tip Top Taupe card base, adding Soft Sky with Serene Scenery on the left. I stamped sea grass and shore birds with Basic Gray ink BEFORE  embossing with the Seaside Textured Impressions Folder. All stamping must be done BEFORE texture is added!

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Wetlands is not new, but I use it when I need a calming card. Linen Thread blends with these soothing colors. I LOVE that the birdie stamp includes their reflections!

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Suite Sayings inside:

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After my bleach obsession ended,  I've now become intrigued with color blocking!

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Crumb Cake at the bottom, followed by strips of Tip Top Taupe, Soft Sky, Pool Party, and Island Indigo, adhered to a 3 3/4" x 5" layer of Whisper White. After stamping the birds, embossing  with the Seaside folder and lightly sponging with  Tip Top Taupe, I adhered to Tip Top Taupe then to an Island Indigo card base.

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I stamped the greeting on a 1" x 3 1/2" strip of Soft Sky, punched with the Banner Triple Punch, sponged with Tip Top Taupe, wrapping Linen Thread 6 times before tying in a knot.

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A perfect sentiment from Suite Sayings!

My online store is open 24/7! www.carolpayne.stampinup.net

Don't forget!

All orders of any amount (except Online Class Orders) will receive a Thank You Project Packet in the mail.

 Check the Clearance Rack for savings of up to 60%!

When your order is at least $35 (before tax & shipping) and you use the June Hostess Code:   MPESNHAJ you will receive the June Online Class; six COMPLETED cards, two each of three designs, with envelopes and instructions, FREE!

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When your order (before tax & shipping) reaches $150, DON’T USE THE HOSTESS CODE, because you can choose free Stampin' Rewards starting at 10% of the total. You will still receive the monthly online class cards.  

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

All images ©Stampin' Up! ™1990-2016


Stampin' Up! Rich Razzleberry Touches of Texture!

Hey there! Just a few more bleach cards left to share! Are you sick of this technique yet? I hope not! I hope you are inspired to give it a try!

For today's card I stamped bleach on Rich Razzleberry card stock and found Sweet Sugarplum!

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I truly think this Sweet Sugarplum/Rich Razzleberry color combo is my favorite! Do you ever get on a "color kick"? I think I'm on this one right now! After stamping with bleach, I embossed with the new Sparkle Textured Impressions Embossing Folder.

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We don't have Rich Razzleberry embossing powder, but you can emboss classic stamped ink when you work quickly after stamping to sprinkle with Clear embossing powder and heat.

You have a little extra time to get the clear powder on ink you've stamped on Vellum. After heating I punched with the Decorative Label Punch. I used strategically placed glue dots to adhere to the card. The sentiment is from Mixed Borders.

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I tied Sweet Sugarplum 3/8" Ruched Ribbon in a bow for the finishing touch.

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Inside I stamped another Touches of Texture image and a sentiment from Birthday Blossoms.

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Click this link to shop in my online store: www.carolpayne.stampinup.net

Rich Razzleberry Classic Stampin' Pad*
Rich Razzleberry Classic Stampin' Pad*
[115658]
$5.95
Heat Tool
$30.00
Glue Dots
$5.25

Remember while shopping:

All orders of any amount (except Online Class Orders) will receive a Thank You Project Packet in the mail.

 Check the Clearance Rack for savings of up to 60%!

When your order is at least $35 (before tax & shipping) and you use the June Hostess Code:   MPESNHAJ you will receive the June Online Class; six COMPLETED cards, two each of three designs, with envelopes and instructions, FREE!

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When your order (before tax & shipping) reaches $150, DON’T USE THE HOSTESS CODE, because you can choose free Stampin' Rewards starting at 10% of the total. You will still receive the monthly online class cards.  

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

All images ©Stampin' Up! ™1990-2016

 

 


Stampin' Up! More Bleach!

Hey there! I made a quick video of how to do the bleach technique over the weekend, but it's only posted on my private Facebook group, Carol Payne's Stampers, so if you aren't a member there, you can't see it. I filmed it with my phone, but haven't figured out how to download it to my computer. Maybe I can using the tether-thingy that came with the phone, but of course, that would require FINDING the tether. I'm sure I've put it away somewhere "safe". sigh.

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For this card I stamped the Touches of Texture with bleach on Mint Macaron card stock and it came out Pool Party, so that's what I used for my card base. I stamped the "sand" stamp from Touches of Texture with Mint Macaron, and added a greeting from Badges & Banners heat-embossed on Vellum and punched with the Duet Banner Punch. I tied a knot in a length of Mint Macaron 3/8" Sheer Linen Ribbon to bring it all together.

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Inside I added a layer of Mint Macaron, then a layer of Whisper White that I stamped with a phrase from Picture Perfect and the bloom from the front in Mint Macaron.

Here's a supply list to use as you shop in my online store: www.carolpayne.stampinup.net

Heat Tool
$30.00
Glue Dots
$5.25

 

Remember while shopping:

All orders of any amount (except Online Class Orders) will receive a Thank You Project Packet in the mail.

 Check the Clearance Rack for savings of up to 60%!

When your order is at least $35 (before tax & shipping) and you use the June Hostess Code:   MPESNHAJ you will receive the June Online Class; six COMPLETED cards, two each of three designs, with envelopes and instructions, FREE!

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When your order (before tax & shipping) reaches $150, DON’T USE THE HOSTESS CODE, because you can choose free Stampin' Rewards starting at 10% of the total. You will still receive the monthly online class cards.  

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

All images ©Stampin' Up! ™1990-2016

 

 

 


Stampin' Up! Layering Love!

Hey there! Stampin' Up! has provided so many awesome suites of products in the new catalog, I'm inspired at every turn! Today's card was a super quick and easy one to make with the Playful Palette Suite!

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"Live Laugh Love" is from the Layering Love set, stamped with Rich Razzleberry ink on a Very Vanilla rectangle. I adhered it to the card with strips of Playful Palette Designer Washi Tape!

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It's so easy to create a custom-embellishment with washi tape on cardstock and the Sweetheart Punch! It's added to the card front with a couple of Stampin' Dimensionals.

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The font and size of the Watercolor Words set coordinate perfectly with the Layering Love sentiment, also stamped with Rich Razzleberry ink. The tiny hearts are stamped with Sweet Sugarplum. This time I added strips of washi tape around the sentiment stamped directly on the Very Vanilla layer for a "faux layer" look!

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All of the supplies for this quick card are available to order in my online store: www.carolpayne.stampinup.net

Product List

Rich Razzleberry Classic Stampin' Pad*
Rich Razzleberry Classic Stampin' Pad*
[115658]
$5.95

Remember while shopping:

All orders of any amount (except Online Class Orders) will receive a Thank You Project Packet in the mail.

 Check the Clearance Rack for savings of up to 60%!

When your order is at least $35 (before tax & shipping) and you use the June Hostess Code:   MPESNHAJ you will receive the June Online Class; six COMPLETED cards, two each of three designs, with envelopes and instructions, FREE!

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When your order (before tax & shipping) reaches $150, DON’T USE THE HOSTESS CODE, because you can choose free Stampin' Rewards starting at 10% of the total. You will still receive the monthly online class cards.  

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

All images ©Stampin' Up! ™1990-2016


Stampin' Up! Picture Perfect Father's Day!

Hey there! Happy Father's Day! My daddy has been gone since 1994, but it's still a special day because of my sweetheart, Mark. He's daddy to my six babies, and Papa to all 8 and 6/9th's grandbabies. Married for almost 39 years, I can't imagine doing this life with anyone else. He's my rock and my best friend!

Of course, it's my joy to make his card!

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I combined the starfish from Picture Perfect with a sentiment from Guy Greetings. I used new Serene Scenery designer paper for the front and Layering Squares Framelits to cut the window and the layered squares for the greeting.

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 I sponged all of the edges of everything with Soft Suede ink. The Serene Scenery paper already was distressed-looking, but I added more!

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 I had an idea to use bleach on So Saffron card stock and then stamp over it with the starfish, but I decided to use an unbleached So Saffron one instead. Of course, well sponged!

I added a few loops of Linen Thread behind it, then colored pearls with a gold permanent marker.

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 This fun-fold is just so different than anything I've tried before, but so easy!

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There will be plenty of room for everyone to sign their name!

To place your supplies order to make this card go to  my online store: www.carolpayne.stampinup.net

Remember while shopping:

All orders of any amount (except Online Class Orders) will receive a Thank You Project Packet in the mail.

 Check the Clearance Rack for savings of up to 60%!

When your order is at least $35 (before tax & shipping) and you use the June Hostess Code:   MPESNHAJ you will receive the June Online Class; six COMPLETED cards, two each of three designs, with envelopes and instructions, FREE!

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When your order (before tax & shipping) reaches $150, DON’T USE THE HOSTESS CODE, because you can choose free Stampin' Rewards starting at 10% of the total. You will still receive the monthly online class cards.  

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

All images ©Stampin' Up! ™1990-2016