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Stampin' Up! Sunday Swap Day on Tuesday with Southern Serenade!

Hey there! Next Saturday I'll be presenting at a Stampin' Up! OnStage event in Atlanta, Georgia! Exciting, nerve-wracking, and LOTS of samples to prep! I'm working on my display samples, so I'm sharing more swaps today. (Don't worry, you WILL get to see my OnStage samples AFTER the event. I am bound by a Stampin' Up! Confidentiality Rules for now)

I don't own Southern Serenade from the Occasions Catalog, so I was happy to get a few samples to share!

First, an anonymous stamper spongeed Crumb Cake through an oval mask before stamping the blooms and coloring with Rich Razzleberry & Old Olive Stampin' Blends. The greeting is from the Annual Catalog set, Better Together.

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Next, Cathy Miller used a Flourishing Phrases greeting with Marina Mist and Very Vanilla, embossing a strip of Marina Mist with the Petal Burst Textured Impressions Folder and adding touches of silver accent:

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The lace background stamped in Marina Mist is also from Southern Serenade!

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Susie Wood used the Black Magic technique, coloring the blooms and leaves with Stampin' Blends after heat embossing with white powder.

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Finally, Mary Lang used Brusho Crystal Colours with spray starch and plastic wrap to create this gorgeous background using Touches of Texture instead of Southern Serenade:

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If your order is $150, no code needed. YOU’RE THE HOST and get 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 for you to mail to a friend!

My April 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
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Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

 

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Stampin' Up! Flourishing Phrases Totebag CASE!

Hey there! At choir practice my eye was drawn to a tote laying on a pew. I had to go home and make this card!

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I usedFlourishing Phrases and Playful Backgrounds and the colors I from the bag:

Tote Bag Inspiration Challenge

It's really really fun when inspiration is translated onto paper!

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I hand-cut two flowers to layer with dimensionals. A Clear Faceted Gem and Clear Wink of Stella provide shimmer and shine.

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I used the Pretty Label Punch for the greeting.

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Inside:

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Use the supply list below to orderhttp://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps using March Host Code: 7CSHY7JV

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


Sale-a-bration is almost over! Click on the SAB icons in my sidebar to pick your freebie favorites! There’s a third release available in my online store too!

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

ALL orders receive an unsigned thank you card from me so you can send it to someone else!

END OF SALE-A-BRATION SPECIAL!  In addition to the unsigned thank-you card, ALL online orders placed between now and March 31st will receive this Petal Palette Faux Diamonds card, the tutorial, and a 3" x 6" sheet of Multipurpose Adhesive Sheet so you can make your own Faux Diamonds Card!
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! Stamper's Dozen Blog Hop March Edition Sale-a-bration Take 2!

Hey there! It's time for the Stamper's Dozen March Blog Hop! Our theme is SAB second release!

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I'm using the Basket Weave Dynamic folder because I wanted to create a "pie " for "PI" Day! lol!

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I cut Crumb Cake card stock with Layering Circle Framelits, embossing the smooth circle with the Basket Weave folder inked with Crumb Cake. Sponging with more Crumb Cake ink and adding pearls colored with a Dark Cherry Cobbler Stampin' Blends Marker complete the "pie" look. I layered my "pie" on  a lacy picnic cloth stamped repeatedly with the lacy image from Touches of Texture.

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This is a "yummy" card!

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The Basket Weave folder is available for free in the Blooming Basket Bundle with a $100 order, but you will be able to purchase it singly when the new Annual Catalog comes out in June. But why wait?!

Hop on to Judy Garza's blog to see what she has "cooked up" for us!

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Or hop back to Laura Milligan!

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If you don't have a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, you can go to my online store to order supplies to make my card:

 http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps

Use March Host Code: 7CSHY7JV

 

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

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Starting March 15th there is a THIRD Release of Sale-a-bration items to choose from! These are all favorites from the Occasions and Annual Catalogs!

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Sale-a-bration is over in just 17 days! Click on the SAB icons in my sidebar to pick your freebie favorites!
If your order is $150, no code needed. YOU’RE THE HOST and get to choose free Stampin’ Rewards! You’ll still accrue points toward free stamps!

ALL orders receive an unsigned thank you card from me so you can send it to someone else!


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! Dragonfly Pop-Thru Card!

Hey there! Here's another Pop-Thru card created with Dragonfly Dreams and Springtime Foils Specialty Sale-a-bration Level 1:

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The "rose gold" foil in the Springtime Foils coordinate perfectly with Copper Foil Sheets. I cut the dragonflies with Detailed Dragonfly Thinlets and punched the "pop-thru" slot with the Classic Label Punch.

After heat embossing a copper greeting I cut it and the copper mat with a Petals & More Thinlet Die. To "stretch" the copper mat layer I snipped it in half before adhering.

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Another copper embossed Dragonfly Dreams sentiment and a smaller dragonfly cut with another Detailed Dragonfly Thinlet.

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I adhered a vellum dragonfly behind the detailed copper one with glue dots. I adhered it inside layer with more glue dots so it would "pop-thru" the Classic Label-punched slot.

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I been requested to post a tutorial and/or video of the construction of the "pop-thru" card. I have one more card in the works I will be sharing soon. I plan to at least post a printable tutorial at that time.

Go to my online store to orderhttp://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps using March Host Code: 7CSHY7JV

Heat Tool
$30.00
Glue Dots
$5.25
Big Shot
$110.00

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

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March is the FINAL MONTH of Sale-a-bration! Click on the SAB icons in my sidebar to pick your freebie favorites!
If your order is $150, no code needed. YOU’RE THE HOST and get to choose free Stampin’ Rewards! You’ll still accrue points toward free stamps!

ALL orders receive a thank you card from me!


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! Blossoming Basket One More Time!

Hey there! Today's card features Blossoming Basket, Springtime Foils Specialty Paper, and sponge daubers!

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Copper Foil Sheets and copper embossing!

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After embossing with Copper, I used a sponge dauber to apply Powder Pink ink.

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Another sponge dauber added Flirty Flamingo to the bloom centers. I colored the foliage with a Pear Pizzazz Stampin' Write Marker.

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I held the Layering Circle die with washi tape, turned it over and to lay on the Big Shot Platform with the cutting edge of the die facing up.

This method of cutting is a GAME CHANGER!!!! I was ruining a couple of sets of Cutting Pads EVERY SINGLE MONTH!  After simply turning the cutting edges up before cranking the cutting pads are NOT WARPING!

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I copper embossed a Heartfelt Blooms sentiment, then stamping butterflies and the basket with Powder Pink and Flirty Flamingo.

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My store to order:  http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps  March Host Code:    7CSHY7JV

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

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March is the FINAL MONTH of Sale-a-bration! Click on the SAB icons in my sidebar to pick your freebie favorites!
If your order is $150, no code needed. YOU’RE THE HOST and get to choose free Stampin’ Rewards! You’ll still accrue points toward free stamps!

ALL orders receive a thank you card from me!


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 March 4th!

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

Today's swaps all use Lots of Lavender Sale-a-bration. March 31st is the deadline to place a qualifying order to choose your SAB freebies!

First, Deb McCahan combined Lots of Lavender with Sunshine Wishes:

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Deb used Rich Razzleberry and Old Olive Dark & Light Stampin' Blends for her bloom, accenting with a White Stampin' Chalk Marker and adding shimmer with Clear Wink of Stella.

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Cathy Miller used Lots of Lavender with Stitched Shapes And Layering Oval Framelits. The Simple Stripes Textured Impressions Folder and pearls are perfect accents. Heartfelt Blooms, another SAB freebie, provides the greeting.

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Patty Chenail embossed a Berry Burst with the Petal Burst folder to coordinate with  Berry Burst 3/8" Metallic Edge Ribbon.

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Finally, Angie Lisk, a member of my Yes Mam! Stampers team, created this card with Wood Textures Designer Paper and a Delicate White Doily.

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She cut out a Wood Words sentiment with a Wood Crate Framelits Die.

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 To order:  http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps       March Host Code: 7CSHY7JV

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

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 Sale-a-bration ENDS on March 31st! Click the catalogs in my sidebar to pick your freebie favorites!
If your order is $150, no code needed. YOU’RE THE HOST and choose free Stampin’ Rewards! You’ll still accrue points toward free stamps!

ALL orders receive a thank you card from me!
If you prefer, call or a text your order: 618-237-6281
Email me: carol@carolpaynestamps.com

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

All images ©Stampin'Up!™1990-2018


Stampin' Up! Waterfront!

Hey there! I decided to play with Waterfront set a few days ago!

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The images have a watercolor look, so I stamped on watercolor paper. Stamping ink on watercolor paper without extra moisture is kind of blah, so I lightly spritzed with water before stamping and the look improved!

I inked the Pinewood Planks Dynamic Embossing Folder with Crumb Cake ink before embossing Crumb Cake card stock for the background. I used Marina Mist, Pear Pizzazz, Crumb Cake, Crushed Curry, and Always Artichoke for the scene, and Early Espresso for the greetings.

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I took inspiration from a swap I received from Karen Kurz to cut the easel from Painter's Palette in half to add to the back of the watercolor paper "canvas". I also used the easel fold to complete the easel theme.

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I used the Pretty Label and Every Day Label Punches to create the easel "stop".

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There are 6 sentiments in the Waterfront set. I used 5 of them on this card!

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My Online store:  http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps     March Host Code:  7CSHY7JV

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

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March is the FINAL MONTH of Sale-a-bration! Click on the SAB icons in my sidebar to pick your freebie favorites!
If your order is $150, no code needed. YOU’RE THE HOST and get to choose free Stampin’ Rewards! You’ll still accrue points toward free stamps!

ALL orders receive a thank you card from me!


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

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

 


Stampin' Up! Blossoming Basket Colored with Markers!

Hey there! I want to see how many different coloring techniques I can use with the Blossoming Basket Bundle!

After heat embossing the basket with white powder, I colored the backside of vellum card stock with Stampin' Write Markers.

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It looks messy and ugly from this side doesn't it? I colored the basket with a Chocolate Chip marker, then used Calypso Coral, Peekaboo Peach, Crushed Curry, and Old Olive to fill in the blooms and leaves.

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When you turn the vellum over to the front, the vellum and embossed lines make the messy markering look soft and lovely!

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 I adhered the vellum  to the card front with strategically placed bits of Stampin' Dimensionals.

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The vellum is adhered over a layer of Pear Pizzazz dry embossed with the Basket Weave Dynamic Textured Impressions Folder for a softly green background.

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A hand-snipped greeting banner and embossed and colored butterflies (hand-cut with Paper Snips) finish the front.

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The inside is stamped with more Blossoming Basket images.

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To orderhttp://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps using March Host Code: QJPYZK3T

Heat Tool
$30.00
Glue Dots
$5.25

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

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March is the FINAL MONTH of Sale-a-bration! Click on the SAB icons in my sidebar to pick your freebie favorites!
If your order is $150, no code needed. YOU’RE THE HOST and get to choose free Stampin’ Rewards! You’ll still accrue points toward free stamps!

ALL orders receive a thank you card from me!


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

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!


Stampin' Up! Dry Watercolor Blossoming Basket!

Hey there! Today's card was created with the Sale-a-bration Blossoming Basket set and the "dry watercolor" technique!

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 As I've mentioned before, although I love to stamp and love to color, I've always felt intimidated by watercoloring. I've never felt trained, and certainly not skilled with brushes and water. However, just as the Stampin' Blends alcohol Markers have helped me get over my  alcohol marker fears, the "dry watercolor" technique has helped me take another step into the world of watercolor artistry!

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 After heat embossing the basket with white powder, I then colored the blooms and leaves with the white watercolor pencil. This lays down a layer of white between the Crumb Cake card stock and the colors I want to add.

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 I used Calypso Coral, Night of Navy, Rich Razzleberry, Daffodil Delight, Old Olive, and Early Espresso to color the blooms, basket, and leaves.

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 I tied Very Vanilla 1/2" Lace Trim in a bow and white heat-embossed just the "you" from "you are loved". I sponged the Crumb Cake edges with Crumb Cake ink for more of a vintage feel.

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 Inside I stamped the entire Blossoming Basket sentiment with Crumb Cake ink.

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The supply list to orderhttp://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps using March Host Code: QJPYZK3T

Heat Tool
$30.00

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

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March is the FINAL MONTH of Sale-a-bration! Click on the SAB icons in my sidebar to pick your freebie favorites!
If your order is $150, no code needed. YOU’RE THE HOST and get to choose free Stampin’ Rewards! You’ll still accrue points toward free stamps!

ALL orders receive a thank you card from me!


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

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

 

All images ©Stampin'Up!™1990-2018

 


Stampin' Up! Alaska Achiever's Blog Hop February 2018!

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Hey there and welcome to the February edition of the Stampin' Up! Alaska Achievers Monthly Blog Hop! Our theme this month is Sale-a-bration and Occasions Catalogs, so I'm sure you'll see something to inspire!

I created my project for a stamp class last week with the Hold on to Hope Bundle from the Occasions Catalog!

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 I used a Whisper White Notecard and Envelope along with Marina Mist, Shimmery White, and Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper. I adhered a Multipurpose Adhesive Sheet to the back of the glimmer paper before cutting with the Cross of Hope Framelit Die to make it easy to adhere the cross to the card.

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 The banner die is included in the Cross of Hope Framelits.

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 The scripture and garland borders are all included in Hold on to Hope! Love it!

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Now it's time to move on to the next blog on the list. Just simply click on the next name after mine on the list below. Don't worry if you get off track, simply come back to the list and choose the next name!

U.S. residents : here's the supply list to orderhttp://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps using Host Code: 3ZZEF367

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

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Click on the Sale-a-bration catalogs in my sidebar to pick your freebie favorites!
If your order is $150, no code needed. YOU’RE THE HOST and get to choose free Stampin’ Rewards! You’ll still accrue your points toward free stamps!

ALL orders receive a thank you card from me!


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