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May 2018

Stampin' Up! Lilypad Lake Versamark Resist!

Hey there! I've been stamping up a storm the past couple of days, getting ready for my New Catalog Open House on June 16th! I wanted to make more samples with the Lilypad Lake Bundle, so I used the Versamark Resist technique on Glossy Paper  with Sponge Brayers to create this card:

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I used Sponge Brayers to roll multiple ink colors over the waves and the setting sun I stamped with Versamark ink on a layer of Glossy card stock. I cut the sailboats from Basic Black with a Lakeside Framelit, adhering with Mini Stampin' Dimensionals for a silhouette look.

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I stamped the sailboats directly on the waves stamp, turned it upside down and stamped with the black ink to get the "reflection" look! I love this sentiment I cut out with a Lakeside Framelit.

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To achieve the sunset look, first I sponge brayered So Saffron ink on the top of the glossy layer. I had already stamped the waves and sun with Versamark. I brayered Calypso Coral ink next, but forgot to take a pic.

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Next I brayered Pool Party:

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Then Coastal Cabana:

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Bermuda Bay:

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Finally I added a bit of Flirty Flamingo right at the horizon.

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Inside I stamped more Lilypad Lake sentiments and images:

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TODAY IS THE LAST DAY to order from the Retiring List and the Share What You Love Bundles!  Place your order in my online store http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps using May Host Code: QMF3XVUA

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Download my Rewards Program point sheet on the sidebar! Collect points with online orders to earn free stamps!

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If your order is $150, no code needed. YOU’RE THE HOST to choose free Stampin’ Rewards! You’ll still accrue points toward free stamps!

ALL online orders of any amount receive an unsigned thank you card ready to mail to a friend!

Today is the last day to receive my May Online Ordering Gift: Place an order of at least $30 in my Online Store, receive these 3 Make & Take Packets, with instructions for free! There will be new June Packets and Host Code Posted tomorrow!

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If you prefer, call or a text me to order: 618-237-6281
Email me: carol@carolpaynestamps.com

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

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Stampin' Up! Abstract Impressions Take 2!

Hey there! Monday I helped my  7 1/2 months-pregnant daughter clean construction dust at her new house. We completed the kitchen and one bedroom, so now she can start putting things away. Yes, I was sore!

Switching from cleaning to stamping mode, yesterday I made a few cards! I used the Abstract Impressions Bundle  and Garden Impressions Designer Series Paper (both will be available to order on June 1st!) to create this fun fold card:

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The Garden Impressions 6" x 6" Designer Series Paper stack is a riot of 11 different colors: Calypso Coral, Mango Melody, Melon Mambo, Night of Navy, Pacific Point, Powder Pink, Shaded Spruce, Soft Seafoam, So Saffon, and Whisper White!

I used the butterfly die from the Springtime Impressions Thinlets (bundled with the Abstract Impressions stamps to save 10%) to cut two butterflies: one from Melon Mambo and one from Vellum. After adhering together and to the card with glue dots I added a Lovely Lipstick Tinted Faceted Button with a glue dot too. The Tinted Faceted Buttons are an awesome embellishment you will be able to order on June 1st!

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I save just about every scrap of card stock, which comes in handy when I need a narrow strip to stamp my sentiment! I just love this phrase!

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I finished off the inside with another Abstract Impressions image in Melon Mambo. I simply stamped off the background Melon Mambo to get a lighter shade from the same ink pad!

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Only two days left to order from the Retiring List and the Share What You Love Bundles!  Place your order in my online store: http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps using May Host Code: QMF3XVUA

Just getting started

 

Gotta have it all

Download my Rewards Program point sheet on the sidebar! Collect points with online orders to earn free stamps!

Fuzzy
If your order is $150, no code needed. YOU’RE THE HOST to choose free Stampin’ Rewards! You’ll still accrue points toward free stamps!

ALL online orders of any amount receive an unsigned thank you card ready to mail to a friend!

My May Online Ordering Gift: Place an order of at least $30 in my Online Store, receive these 3 Make & Take Packets, with instructions for free!

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If you prefer, call or a text me to order: 618-237-6281
Email me: carol@carolpaynestamps.com

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

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Stampin' Up! Sunday Swap Day on Monday!

Hey there! We've had a super busy Memorial weekend with no time to blog, so today I'm sharing the Sunday Swap Day cards I would have shared yesterday if I'd had time!

I'm  going to post these simply and quickly because I just received a call to help my youngest daughter with cleaning her new house!

Ruth Anne Lilley's card with Label Me Pretty and A Good Day. The designer paper is sold out, but the Softly Falling embossing folder is carrying over to the New Annual Catalog.

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An anonymous swap made with returning Basket Weave embossing folder and All Things Thanks!

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Cathy Miller's creation with Beautiful Day and Petal Burst folder (both returning)

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Two swaps with the retired Charming Cafe' Bundle. The first is anonymous and the second is by Sallie Fisher:

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Flourishing Phrases by Deb McCahan. This one is returning!

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Petal Palette and Petals & More Thinlets by Mary Waring are also returning!

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An anonymous Wild About Flowers, which is retiring, but I MUST CASE this layout!

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Sallie Fisher created with Garden Grown (retiring) and You're Inspiring (returning).

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Finally, Linda Pagel also used You're Inspiring with the Garden Trellis folder:

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Inside images are also from You're Inspiring. So glad this one is returning to the catalog!

To order from my online store: http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps using May Host Code: QMF3XVUA

Just a few days left to order from the  “Share What You Love” Sneak Peek Promotion!

Just getting started

 

Gotta have it all

Just a few days left to order from the  Retiring Annual and Occasions Catalog Lists!

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Download my Rewards Program point sheet on the sidebar! Collect points with online orders to earn free stamps!

Fuzzy


If your order is $150, no code needed. YOU’RE THE HOST to choose free Stampin’ Rewards! You’ll still accrue points toward free stamps!

ALL online orders of any amount receive an unsigned thank you card ready to mail to a friend!

My May Online Ordering Gift: Place an order of at least $30 in my Online Store, receive these 3 Make & Take Packets, with instructions for free!

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If you prefer, call or a text me to order: 618-237-6281
Email me: carol@carolpaynestamps.com

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

All images ©Stampin'Up!™1990-2018


Stampin' Up! Itty Bitty Greetings Recessed Panel!

Hey there! My creativity hasn't been at it's best the past few days, but I finally got a chance to play a little bit yesterday with the Share What You Love Specialty Designer Series Paper and Itty Bitty Greetings from the new Annual Catalog:

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Starting with an 8 1/2" x 5 1/2" base of Tranquil Tide, I scored and folded at 4 1/4". After embossing a 3" x 5 1/4" piece of Mint Macaron with the Lovely Floral Textured Impressions folder, I cut 1" off one side, then adhered the 2" wide strip at the top of the base and the 1"strip at the bottom with a dimensional in each corner.

I added Artisan Pearls, and a 1" x 5 1/4" strip of Share What You Love Specialty between the popped-up layers with SNAIL to create the recessed panel.

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I stamped the sentiment from Itty Bitty Greetings with Versamark, then heat-embossed with black powder.

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I used a sentiment from Detailed with Love for the inside, then added a Love What You Do stem of blooms with Tranquil Tide ink. I stamped-off Rich Razzleberry to color the blooms.

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Go here to order from my online store: http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps using May Host Code: QMF3XVUA

Choose a “Share What You Love” Sneak Peek Bundle! These are only available through May 31st!

Just getting started

 

Gotta have it all

Check out the Retiring Annual and Occasions Catalog products and Clearance Rack:

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CM100100B

Download my Rewards Program point sheet on the sidebar! Collect points with online orders to earn free stamps!

Fuzzy

If your order is $150, no code needed. YOU’RE THE HOST to choose free Stampin’ Rewards! You’ll still accrue points toward free stamps!

ALL online orders of any amount receive an unsigned thank you card ready to mail to a friend!

My May Online Ordering Gift: Place an order of at least $30 in my Online Store, receive these 3 Make & Take Packets, with instructions for free!

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If you prefer, call or a text me to order: 618-237-6281
Email me: carol@carolpaynestamps.com

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

All images ©Stampin'Up!™1990-2018


Stampin' Up! Abstract Impressions!

Hey there! My husband decided to give me new stamps for Mother's Day! One of the sets I chose was Abstract Impressions a set that is also part of a bundle from the New Annual Catalog. A pairing of stamps and Big Shot thinlets, I decided to create a basic card first with the spotlighting technique.

I loved working with Highland Heather on my Accented Blooms card yesterday, so I decided to use it again on this one. I used Mint Macaron where green was needed and added a thin edge of Basic Black for definition.

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I cut out the focal image with a Stitched Shapes Framelit and then cut a slightly larger oval with a Layering Oval Framelit. I added pearls to the blooms and adhered a Whisper White Polka-Dot Tulle bow with a blue dot.

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This color combo of Highland Heather, Mint Macaron, and Whisper White just screams SPRING!

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Be sure to come by again tomorrow to see a card created with the stamps and the thinlets from the Abstract Impressions Bundle!

To order from my online store: http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps using May Host Code: QMF3XVUA

Just a few more days to order the “Share What You Love” Sneak Peeks Bundles with fun freebies included!

Just getting started

Gotta have it all

Check out the Retiring Annual and Occasions Catalog products and Clearance Rack:

Retiring discounted - Copy (2)

CM100100B

Download my Rewards Program point sheet on the sidebar! Collect points with online orders to earn free stamps!

Fuzzy

If your order is $150, no code needed. YOU’RE THE HOST to choose free Stampin’ Rewards! You’ll still accrue points toward free stamps!

ALL online orders of any amount receive an unsigned thank you card ready to mail to a friend!

My May Online Ordering Gift: Place an order of at least $30 in my Online Store, receive these 3 Make & Take Packets, with instructions for free!

Stampin_up_May_online_ordering_gift_carolpaynestamps

If you prefer, call or a text me to order: 618-237-6281
Email me: carol@carolpaynestamps.com

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

All images ©Stampin'Up!™1990-2018


Stampin' Up! Accented Blooms!

Hey there! The excitement is building for the New Annual Catalog, which will be "open for business" on June 1st! I've shared with you several new sets and suites, from Share What You Love (Bundles are still for sale through May 31st, and then they will  be gone) to Animal Outing. Today I have a card created with Accented Blooms, a lovely set that coordinates with the Tailored Tag Punch, a carry-over from the Occasions Catalog!

I'm very excited that Black Embossing Powder is returning to the new catalog, so I used it to emboss the flowers and the sentiment image for my card.

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This image is designed with an opening built in to layer the greeting, which I embossed with black powder and punched out with the Tailored Tag Punch. I used a sponge dauber to add So Saffron, Mint Macaron, Powder Pink, Highland Heather, and Flirty Flamingo to the blooms.

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I embossed the Highland Heather background layer with the Lovely Floral Textured Impressions Embossing Folder.

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I black heat-embossed an Accented Blooms greeting and repeated the dry embossing with the Lovely Floral folder.

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Because the Tailored Tag Punch has already been bundled with the Truly Tailored stamp set in the Occasions Catalog it won't be bundled with Accented Blooms in the New Annual Catalog. However, you can still order the Truly Tailored Bundle through May 31st or while supplies of the stamp set last!

To order from my online store: http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps using May Host Code: QMF3XVUA

Consider the  “Share What You Love” Sneak Peek Bundles, only available through May 31st!

Just getting started

 

Gotta have it all

Check out the Retiring Annual and Occasions Catalog products (some discounted)and Clearance Rack!

Retiring discounted - Copy (2)

CM100100B

Download my Rewards Program point sheet on the sidebar! Collect points with online orders to earn free stamps!

Fuzzy

If your order is $150, no code needed. YOU’RE THE HOST to choose free Stampin’ Rewards! You’ll still accrue points toward free stamps!

ALL online orders of any amount receive an unsigned thank you card ready to mail to a friend!

My May Online Ordering Gift: Place an order of at least $30 in my Online Store, receive these 3 Make & Take Packets, with instructions for free!

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If you prefer, call or a text me to order: 618-237-6281
Email me: carol@carolpaynestamps.com

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

All images ©Stampin'Up!™1990-2018


Stampin' Up! Barn Door Planter!

Hey there! Today we are coming to the end of my series of Barn Door cards. I turned the door into a planter for the roses from Petal Palette!

I embossed the Blackberry Bliss background with the Ruffled Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder. After stamping and cutting out the door I turned it on it's side to create the planter.

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I colored the Petal Palette rose with Blackberry Bliss and Old Olive Stampin' Write Markers, stamped on Very Vanilla, then used a Blender Pen to pull the color over the blooms. I added Clear Wink of Stella for some shimmer. I tied Blackberry Bliss Nature's Twine in a bow and added with a glue dot.

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The Petal Palette sentiment fits nicely in the Classic Label Punch.

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I breathed on the remaining ink left on the bloom image before stamping on the inside layer to get a lighter look.

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Use the supply list to order from my online store: http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps using May Host Code: QMF3XVUA

The “Share What You Love” Sneak Peek Promotion is going on right now with FOUR bundles of products to choose from!

Just getting started

Gotta have it all

Check out the Retiring Annual and Occasions Catalog products and Clearance Rack:

Retiring discounted - Copy (2)

CM100100B

Download my Rewards Program point sheet on the sidebar! Collect points with online orders to earn free stamps!

Fuzzy


If your order is $150, no code needed. YOU’RE THE HOST to choose free Stampin’ Rewards! You’ll still accrue points toward free stamps!

ALL online orders of any amount receive an unsigned thank you card ready to mail to a friend!

My May Online Ordering Gift: Place an order of at least $30 in my Online Store, receive these 3 Make & Take Packets, with instructions for free!

Stampin_up_May_online_ordering_gift_carolpaynestamps

If you prefer, call or a text me to order: 618-237-6281
Email me: carol@carolpaynestamps.com

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

All images ©Stampin'Up!™1990-2018


Stampin' Up! Heartland Barn Door!

Hey there! Today I have another Barn Door creation to share with you! Once I started playing with the Barn Door bundle, more and more ideas kept coming!

Since the Heartland stamp set is farm-themed, I decided to pair it with Barn Door. I kept my color palette neutral, using Early Espresso, Crumb Cake, and Very Vanilla:

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I stamped the Crumb Cake sign with Crumb Cake ink, then adhered with a dimensional under the sign and a glue dot at the top. I added Linen Thread with a glue do too.

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The tractor scene from Heartland:

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Sentiment from Barn Door:

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Inside sentiment and scene from Heartland, with the edges sponged with Crumb Cake ink!

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I didn't have a sponge handy, so I used a babywipe to sponge the Crumb Cake instead!

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Use the supply list to order from my online store: http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps using May Host Code: QMF3XVUA

The “Share What You Love” Sneak Peek Promotion is going on right now with FOUR bundles of products to choose from!

Just getting started

 

Gotta have it all

Check out the Retiring Annual and Occasions Catalog products and Clearance Rack:

Retiring discounted - Copy (2)

CM100100B

Download my Rewards Program point sheet on the sidebar! Collect points with online orders to earn free stamps!

Fuzzy

If your order is $150, no code needed. YOU’RE THE HOST to choose free Stampin’ Rewards! You’ll still accrue points toward free stamps!

ALL online orders of any amount receive an unsigned thank you card ready to mail to a friend!

My May Online Ordering Gift: Place an order of at least $30 in my Online Store, receive these 3 Make & Take Packets, with instructions for free!

Stampin_up_May_online_ordering_gift_carolpaynestamps

If you prefer, call or a text me to order: 618-237-6281
Email me: carol@carolpaynestamps.com

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

All images ©Stampin'Up!™1990-2018


Stampin' Up! Sunday Swap Day May 20th!

Hey there! It's time for Sunday Swap Day! Yay!

First, Mary Waring combined A Good Day (carrying over) with Petal Palette Designer Series Paper (retiring). she colored the black-and-white paper with the Pink Pirouette Combo Pack (retired and sold-out)

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Rene Watson also used A Good Day with  the 1 1/8" Scalloped Circle Punch. She used retiring Rich Razzleberry 1/4" Stitched Edge Ribbon for her cute little bow, and embossed the white layer with the carrying-over Simple Stripes Textured Impressions Embossing Folder.

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Audra Moncur used the retiring Friendship's Sweetest Thoughts for her swap!

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Hedgehugs by Dena Tarkowski. Hedgehugs will be in the New Annual Catalog. I love those Real Red toadstools! Or are they mushrooms? Good thing I only buy my mushrooms in a can!

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A nameless Petal Palette (carrying over) combo with retiring Sweet Soiree Specialty Designer Paper.

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Finally, a soothing spring-like Sheltering Tree creation by Linda Pagel!

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Place your order in my online store: http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps using May Host Code: QMF3XVUA

The “Share What You Love” Sneak Peek Promotion is going on right now with FOUR bundles of products to choose from!

Just getting started

Gotta have it all

Check out the Retiring Annual and Occasions Catalog products and Clearance Rack:

Retiring discounted - Copy (2)

CM100100B

Download my Rewards Program point sheet on the sidebar! Collect points with online orders to earn free stamps!

Fuzzy

If your order is $150, no code needed. YOU’RE THE HOST to choose free Stampin’ Rewards! You’ll still accrue points toward free stamps!

ALL online orders of any amount receive an unsigned thank you card ready to mail to a friend!

My May Online Ordering Gift: Place an order of at least $30 in my Online Store, receive these 3 Make & Take Packets, with instructions for free!

Stampin_up_May_online_ordering_gift_carolpaynestamps

If you prefer, call or a text me to order: 618-237-6281
Email me: carol@carolpaynestamps.com

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

All images ©Stampin'Up!™1990-2018


Stampin' Up! Barn Door Double Doors!

Hey there! There are so many alternatives to the regular sliding door when you play with the Barn Door Bundle! I cut out two doors to make  double doors, which is how a lot of barns were made back in the day, weren't they?

I cut a strip of Pool Party card stock  9" x 3 3/8", scoring 2 1/4" from each end to fold and add the doors. I laid a piece of Black Baker's Twine underneath to tie the doors closed.

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I stamped the sign twice, once in Crumb Cake and once in black so I could cut out the "hello" panel to layer over the Crumb Cake one. I adhered with a Mini Stampin' Dimensional under the sign and a glue dot at the top of the "string".

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I stamped the Barn Door sentiment first, then added "HAPPY BIRTHDAY' from Sunshine Sayings and the birdie from Sitting Here. I colored the birdie with a Light Pool Party Stampin' Blends Marker.

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This was a fun card to make, but I still have more to share! Tomorrow is Sunday Swap Day, and then Monday I'll be back with more Barn Door!

Place your Barn Door Bundle order from my online store: http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps using May Host Code: QMF3XVUA

The “Share What You Love” Sneak Peek Promotion is going on right now with FOUR bundles of products to choose from!

Just getting started

Gotta have it all

Check out the Retiring Annual and Occasions Catalog products and Clearance Rack:

Retiring discounted - Copy (2)

CM100100B

Download my Rewards Program point sheet on the sidebar! Collect points with online orders to earn free stamps!

Fuzzy


If your order is $150, no code needed. YOU’RE THE HOST to choose free Stampin’ Rewards! You’ll still accrue points toward free stamps!

ALL online orders of any amount receive an unsigned thank you card ready to mail to a friend!

My May Online Ordering Gift: Place an order of at least $30 in my Online Store, receive these 3 Make & Take Packets, with instructions for free!

Stampin_up_May_online_ordering_gift_carolpaynestamps

If you prefer, call or a text me to order: 618-237-6281
Email me: carol@carolpaynestamps.com

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

All images ©Stampin'Up!™1990-2018