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Stampin' Up! Petal Palette Flap Fold Wedding!

Hey there! While I was creating my projects for the Petal Palette Stamp Class I made a few extras. The Flap Fold wedding card I'm sharing today is one of them!
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After embossing with one of the Petal Pair Textured Impressions folders I sponged a bit of Sweet Sugarplum ink to make the design stand out.

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 Silver heat-embossing makes the greeting and the inside sentiment pop!

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 I love this "Flap Fold"!

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The supply list to order in my online storehttp://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps using Host Code: 3ZZEF367

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Order at least $50, choose a free product from the Sale-a-bration brochure.
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If your order is over $150, don’t use the code, because YOU’RE THE HOST and get to choose free Stampin’ Rewards! You’ll still accrue your points toward free stamps!

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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! Petal Palette for the February Stamp Class!

Hey there! I have a new program for your online orders! Click on the  "Rewards Program" box on the right side of this blog. I think you'll love it!

Today I have a bridge card with Petal Palette bundle and Petal Passion Designer Paper. We're making this card, along with five more, at my Petal Palette Stamp Class on Saturday, February 17th!

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Bridge card dimensions: 4 1/4"" x 7 1/2", scored at 1 1/4", 2 1/2",  5 1/2", 6 3/4". The "bridge" in front is 1" x 5 1/2".

It folds flat to fit easily into a Stampin Up! Medium Envelope.

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To color the roses I used Melon Mambo and Pear Pizzazz Stampin' Write Markers to ink the stamp, then used a Blender Pen to pull the color.

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Here's a supply list for what I used for this card. You can place your order in my online store using this Host Code: 3ZZEF367

My online store: http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps

Big Shot
$110.00

Check out my new Rewards Program and download your point sheet from the box on the right side of this blog!

It’s Sale-a-bration Time!
Order at least $50, choose a free product from the Sale-a-bration brochure.
Order at least $100, choose TWO free Sale-a-bration products or one of the Level 2 SAB items!
If your order is over $150, don’t use the code, because YOU’RE THE HOST and get to choose free Stampin’ Rewards! You’ll still accrue your points toward free stamps!
If you prefer to not use my online store you can give me a call or a text: 618-237-6281
Or email me: carol@carolpaynestamps.com

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

 

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Stampin' Up! Another Happy Wishes Card!

Hey there! Did you enjoy the Happy Wishes card I shared yesterday for the Alaska Achiever's Blog Hop? I have another Happy Wishes card for you today! yay!

I used another print from the Petal Garden 6 x 6 Designer Series pack, this time heat-embossing the large "best" from Happy Wishes with white embossing powder.

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I cut a piece of the designer paper 2" x 4" so I could punch one end with the Scallop Tag Topper Punch and heat emboss the word.

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I stamped "wishes" with Bermuda Bay ink and added a few Rhinestone Basic Jewels. I tied a piece of Whisper White 1/4" Organza Ribbon in the tag slot.

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I love how you can switch around the words to make so many different combinations of phrases! I used Graceful Garden for the leaf sprig and the "for you".

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Pretty, pretty card! Can you tell I love it AND Happy Wishes AND Petal Garden Designer Paper?

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NEW Rewards for online orders!

Get "more for your money" when you order from me!  I'll send you free pre-cut card kits when you add this Host Code to your order:

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- $25 order - receive 2 card kits

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Order at least $50, choose a free product from the Sale-a-bration brochure.  

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I'll also send you the written tutorial & photos (outside and inside) of all 4 finished cards.  These card kits are not stamped but I think you'll enjoy making the cards with stamps and dies you own.  Here's a peek at the kit cards:

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If your order is over $150, don’t use the code, because YOU’RE THE HOST and get to choose the free Stampin’ Rewards! You’ll still receive your kits and ordering gifts from me!
If you prefer to not use my online store but would still like to place an order, you can always give me a call or a text: 618-237-6281
Or send me an email: carol@carolpaynestamps.com<br

Heat Tool
$30.00

That's all for now. until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!
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Stampin' Up! Stampin' Blends are Here!

Hey there! I never got around to blogging yesterday because I came down with a touch of the flu on Monday night and just was feeling kind of crummy. I even had to cancel the guy scheduled to clean my carpets, which was even more of a bummer!

Yesterday was the debut of the the new Stampin' Blends from Stampin' Up!; alcohol markers in 12 of our flagship colors in both a light and dark shade! There's also Bronze, Ivory, and a Color Lifter!

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Here's the link to the Stampin' Blends brochure: http://su-media.s3.amazonaws.com/media/Promotions/NA/2017/Stampin%27%20Blends/StampinBlends_2017_US.pdf

Some features of Stampin' Blends:

  • Add just the right amount of color where you need it with the brush tip or fine-point.
  • Each color (except Ivory and Bronze) has a light and dark shade marker, available individually or in a combo pack.
  • Stampin' Up! has done in-house testing for evaporation and life testing and are really happy with the results!
  • Press fit seal prevents air from entering the barrel and causing evaporation.
  • The nestable lids are easy to keep track of and have a tight fit for long-lasting color.

Here's a video created by Stampin' Up! to introduce Stampin' Blends:

 

Here's a Stampin' Blends Basics video from Stampin' Up!

 Watch how to create the cards in the Color Me Happy Card Kit with Stampin' Blends!

And finally, a video from Stampin' Up! showing how to use the Bronze and Ivory Stampin' Blends, and the color lifter!

To order Stampin' Blends please use the November hostess code2CACVAJA   to receive a gift from me when you place your order in my online store: http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps

 If your order is over $150, please don’t use this code, because YOU become the hostess and get to choose the free Stampin’ Rewards.

That's all for now. until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

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Stampin Up! You've Got This, a Stampin' Blends Sneak Peek!

Hey there! I needed a card to match a belated wedding gift garnished with a fall spray from Hobby Lobby, so I used a You've Got This stamp to match the one in the spray!

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 This card previews a sneak peek of the new Stampin' Blends alcohol markers, available to order tomorrow, November 1st!

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I rubbed a Bermuda Bay ink pad on the negative side of the Seaside Textured Impressions Embossing Folder before embossing a piece of Bermuda Bay card stock. After embossing with the Big Shot, this gives the background a much richer look. I stamped the bloom from You've Got This with Momento Tuxedo Black ink on Shimmery White card stock before coloring with Light and Dark Calypso Coral Stampin' Blends Markers. I added some Daffodil Delight Stampin' Blends to the center, Old Olive to the leaves and stem, and used the Stampin' Color Lifter to blend and soften the colors. Stampin' Blends make you look like a pro without the problems!

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 This present is for a couple who were married in July (we weren't able to attend the wedding), so I used this elegant greeting from Teeny Tiny Wishes, punched with the Classic Label Punch. Anytime during your first year of marriage you are a newlywed, right?

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 I used 1/4" Copper Trim for my embellishment (shown here on an experimental card with Fun Foam) The Copper Trim is pretty tied in a neat bow, but it becomes gorgeous when you pull the fibers apart!

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 When you stretch the fibers you end up with this unique and fancy bow! I love it!

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 Inside I used a sentiment from the Rose Wonder set. Again, this sentiment is appropriate for a wedding gift any time in the first year, or even an anniversary!

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 I colored the inside bloom with my Stampin' Blends markers. As a Stampin' Up! demonstrator I get to pre-order new products to play with them before customers can order them. We've had alcohol markers before, but there were manufacturing problems that necessitated a recall. After playing with them a bit, I think they've got all of the kinks worked out and I love them!

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If you enjoyed this project, please use the October hostess code HMT67FU2 to receive a gift from me when you place your order in my online store: http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps

 If your order is over $150, please don’t use this code, because YOU become the hostess and get the free Stampin’ Rewards!

The B3G1F Designer Paper Sale ends TODAY! All of the details, including the participating Designer Series Paper packs, are found in my online store: http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps

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That's all for now. until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

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Stampin' Up! Going to the Chapel!

Hey there! Last Saturday I attended the wedding of a dear friend's daughter from my church. I created this wedding card with the In the City Host set. I used Shimmery White card stock for the base, then added stamped and punched images for a whimsical-but-elegant look!

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I stamped the church from In the City with Crumb Cake ink, then colored with the fine tip of a Blushing Bride marker. I punched with the 1 3/4" Circle punch, then layered it on Blushing Bride punched with the new Starburst punch. I added a Crumb Cake tree punched with the Tree Builder Punch, with blossoms punched from Blushing Bride with the same punch. The tiniest Pearl Basic Jewels adorn the centers.

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After stamping the greeting with Crumb Cake, I added one more pearl adorned blossom.

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Inside I used a sentiment from Special Celebrations. I just love this new set! I know I'm going to be reaching for it a lot this year.

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You can't just buy the In the City host set, but you can use your Host Rewards when you place an order of at least $150 in my online store: http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps

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Remember while shopping:

All online orders receive a Thank You card.

Every $25 online order (before tax & shipping) using the June Host Code: CVSQFA2W  will receive three pre-cut card kits. (pics coming soon!)

Check out the Clearance Rack while you are there!

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

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Stampin' Up! Sunday Swap Day!

Hey there! Once again, every 7 days is time for Sunday Swap Day! yay! This is the last Sunday before the new catalog starts on Thursday, June 1st, so it's my last chance to share with you some really fine swaps with retiring or carrying over products!

Cathy Miller used the retiring Oh So Succulent stamps, Succulent Garden Ribbon, Mint Macaron card stock, and carrying-over Petal Burst folder for her swap:

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Next, the lovely-but-anonymous swap was created with the retiring So Detailed Thinlets and So In Love stamps:

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I love this easel card by Susie Wood using the retiring Special Reason stamp set. The stamps are retiring but the fold is not. I'll be CASEing this fold!

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Ruth Bingle combined the retiring Irresistibly Floral Specialty Paper and Flirty Flamingo 3/8" Ruched Ribbon with the not retiring Sunshine Wishes Thinlets and Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer paper!

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Rhonda Bassler combined the retiring Lovely Lace and Happy Heart folders and Sweetheart Punch with carrying-over Petal Burst, Seaside, and Softly Falling folders for another easel-fold card I will be CASE-ing with new products soon!

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Raedean Shibata Stamped a Blushing Bride Watercolor Wash background before gold heat-embossing a retiring So in Love image and greeting.

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I took a picture of this carrying-over Swirly Bird/Swirly Scribbles/Better Together swap at OnStage.

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I also took a picture of this Swirly Bird/Swirly Scribbles owl with a retiring Greatest Greetings sentiment.

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Finally, my team member Martha Swift created this fun card with retiring Balloon Adventures, So Detailed Thinlets, and Falling Petals folder.

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Just four more days to order from the Retiring List (counting today). To place your order, go to my online store: http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps

Remember while shopping:

All online orders receive a Thank You card.

Every $25 online order (before tax & shipping) using the May Host Code: ERAKMFX7  will receive pre-cut card kits, one each of these three Nailed It cards:

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Be sure to check out the Retiring List and the Clearance Rack while you are there!

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

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Stampin' Up! Wood Words for Morgan!

Hey there stamping friends! A little late with my post today, but a post is a post, right?

Last week I created this card to go along with a wedding shower gift. The invitation was unique but pre-printed. I pulled out my new Wood Words stamp set and Pretty Label Punch to create a card that had the same essence:

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Crumb Cake, Tranquil Tide, and white heat embossing!

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After heat embossing the bloom stamp in opposite corners I colored in select flowers and leaves with Watercolor Pencils.

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I used Melon Mambo, Old Olive, and Bermuda Bay Watercolor Pencils like crayons. I didn't do any blending or add moisture after coloring.

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For the label greeting I white heat-embossed a image from the upcoming Label Me Pretty on a scrap of Crumb Cake. I had to emboss a second one because I didn't leave enough room on the first one to punch with the curvy Pretty Label Punch.

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After punching with the Pretty Label Punch and stamping a greeting from the new Colorful Seasons set with Tranquil Tide ink, I punched a second Pretty Label from Tranquil Tide card stock and then cut it in half like a "hot dog bun".

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I adhered the two halves to the back side of the stamped label with SNAIL, then added a couple of dimensionals.

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The result: an easy Tranquil Tide "stretched" label to back the greeting!

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I used the Best Badge Punch to make the scallop edge along the side of the card.

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Inside I added a phrase from Colorful Seasons with Tranquil Tide ink.

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Wood Words, Label Me Pretty, Pretty Label Punch, Tranquil Tide, and Colorful Seasons will all be available to order on June 1st, but you CAN order the Best Badge Punch and Watercolor Pencils TODAY from my online store: http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps

Remember while shopping:

All online orders receive a Thank You card.

Every $25 online order (before tax & shipping) using the April Host Code: XVSTEFNS   will receive pre-cut card kits, one each of these That’s the Tag cards:

April Online Rewards

Be sure to check out the Retiring List and the Clearance Rack while you are there!

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

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Stampin' Up! Love Sparkles Wedding!

Hey there! I'm pretty much recovered from my bout with the flu. A little extra tired and my appetite has not yet fully returned (which could be a goo thing if it waits a few days, lol!) Today's card is actually two versions of the same one using the Love Sparkles stamp set:

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Pretty straightforward with Blushing Bride, Whisper White, Sweet & Sassy Framelits, Softly Falling Textured Impressions Folder, and Blushing Bride Sequin Trim. I stamped all of the hearts and words before embossing with the Softy Falling folder.

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I adhered the string of sequins, as well as the individual ones I pulled from the end of the string, with Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

For the inside phrase I chose one from Bunch of Blossoms, "today is the perfect day to be happy"!

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The Love Sparkles set is retiring, along with the Blushing Bride Sequin Trim. Go to my online store to order: http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps

Remember while shopping:

All online orders receive a Thank You card.

Every $25 online order (before tax & shipping) using the April Host Code: XVSTEFNS   will receive pre-cut card kits, one each of these That’s the Tag cards:

April Online Rewards

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

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Stampin' Up! Falling In Love Dragonflies!

Hey there stamping friends! Today I have one more creation with the Dragonfly Dreams Thinlets and then I'm done! Tomorrow's Sunday Swap Day will have a couple of Dragonfly Dreams cards, but after that I will be sharing a different creation theme with you!

Today's card uses the sold out Falling In Love Designer Paper, as well as the retiring Blushing Bride Glimmer Paper and So In Love stamp set.

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I love this fold. It's so easy but works great to blend the card front with the inside! You start with a standard 8 1/2" x 5 1/2" card base, scored and folded at 4 1/4", then score 1 1/4" from one end and fold back. I put dimensionals under the fold to secure to the card front. I carefully peeled the backing from the glimmer paper before cutting with the Detailed Dragonfly thinlets. I adhered them to the front fold with a glue dot under each dragonfly body.

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I hand-cut the Very Vanilla and Blushing Bride Glimmer banners with Paper Snips. I adhered the greeting banner to the glimmer banner with Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

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A very impressive anniversary card!

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Here's the link to shop for the So In Love Bundle and Dragonfly Dreams Bundle in my online store: http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps

Big Shot
$110.00
Glue Dots
$5.25

Remember while shopping:

All online orders receive a Thank You card.

Every $25 online order (before tax & shipping) using the April Host Code: XVSTEFNS   will receive pre-cut card kits, one each of these That’s the Tag cards:

April Online Rewards

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

All images ©Stampin' Up!™ 1990-2017