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June 2015

Stampin' Up! Garden in Bloom in Night of Navy!

Hey there! We had a great day yesterday celebrating our family's fathers!

My dad has been gone over 20 years. I cherish the love he had for me, my siblings, and my children. My dad was an "old dad". He didn't marry until he was 30. My mom was just barely 15 when they married, but they were married for over 30 years before she died. My brother was 18 and my sister was 12 when I came along, and my dad was 52!

As I married and my babies came along, Dad said my kids were his reason to live, so I gave him 6 reasons!

Today we celebrated with our kids and grand babies. The kids wanted a picture with their dad:

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This man has been my rock for almost 38 years. He's kind, honest, trustworthy, handsome, smart, funny, loving, and stubborn! He's quiet to my chatty, frugal to my extravagance, and he has the best head of hair I've ever seen on a guy! God knew what he was doing when he put us together!

Today's card is another version of the card I showed you HERE.

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A different sheet from the English Garden Designer package, coordinated with Soft Suede and Night of Navy card stock and inks.

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The same Ornate Tag Topper Punch, with Gold Metallic Thread tied around Night of Navy 1/2" Seam Binding. LOVE that thread!

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I stamped 21 of these for my June Monthly Swap!

Here's your shopping list: www.carolpayne.stampinup.net

Three things to remember when placing your order:

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 and Clearance Rack while you are shopping for savings ranging from 25% to 80% off!

Weekly Deals Link 

Clearance Rack Link

3. When your order (before tax & shipping) reaches $150 choose free Stampin'  Rewards starting at 10% of the total.With new Stampin’ Rewards you get credit for every dollar you spend!

                                                                                     

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

 

All images ©Stampin' Up! ™1990-2015

 

 


Stampin' Up! Sunday Swap Day Shoebox Swap With the Mam's!

Hey there! Yesterday was my monthly Inspiration Meeting with my downline, the Yes, Mam! Stampers. We had a yummy potluck lunch and a shoebox swap!

First, Linda Reaney created this beauty with Best Thoughts hostess, and a greeting from Butterfly Basics:

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Angela Henson used Friendly Wishes, Cherry on Top designer paper and Watermelon Wonder 1" Dotted Lace Trim:

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We inked the Friendly Wishes phrase with Watermelon Wonder and Tip Top Taupe Stampin' Write markers!

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Angie Lisk's creation used Cherry on Top paper, Boho Chic folder, Happy Birthday Everyone, and Striped Scalloped Thinlets Die.Itty Bitty Accents punched flowers and rhinestones added perfect final touches!

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Inside a simple 1/2" strip of Cherry on Top paper, Happy Birthday Everyone phrase, and another Itty Bitty Accents Punch Pack flower are all you need!

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Joanne Cantrell used the Banner punch and a phrase from Build a Birthday with Cherry on Top paper and coordinating washi tape for pops of color.

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Joanne's second card used the "happy Birthday" from Happy Birthday Everyone. We chose between all five new In Colors for our ink and lace. I chose Cucumber Crush!

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Martha Swift used Butterfly Basics with Watermelon Wonder, Tip Top Taupe, and Mint Macaron inks. This set is bundled with the Butterflies Thinlet Dies for 15% savings!

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Martha also made this card with the Sprinkles of Life set for each of us! She used  Project Life Cards & Labels Framelits to cut the card base and used the Envelope Punch Board to make the custom envelope with new In Color Envelope Paper.

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Finally, Tina Biby used Sheltering Tree. After stamping the foliage, we turned the  stamp over and stamped again to create the solid color background around the leaves. TWO stamps in one!

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You can order any and all of these supplies in my online store: www.carolpayne.stampinup.net

Three things to remember when placing your order:

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 and Clearance Rack while you are shopping for savings ranging from 25% to 80% off!

Weekly Deals Link 

Clearance Rack Link

3. When your order (before tax & shipping) reaches $150 choose free Stampin'  Rewards starting at 10% of the total.With new Stampin’ Rewards you get credit for every dollar you spend!

                                                                                     

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

 

All images ©Stampin' Up! ™1990-2015

 


Stampin' Up! Sprinkles of Life Again!

Hey there! Lots on the "To Do" list, so here's today's cards. I used Sprinkles of Life (again-I LOVE this set!) and the Tree Builder Punch:

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I also love this Pacific Point, Whisper White, and Cucumber Crush color combo!

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Sprinkles of Life ISN'T just for cupcakes and ice cream cones, you know!

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This set is SO VERSATILE! Twenty-two stamps in this photopolymer set, and $3 of every one ordered goes to the Ronald McDonald House Charities!

Here's the supply list so you can order in my online store:

www.carolpayne.stampinup.net

NOTE: The Tree Builder Punch is on backorder until August 1st. This means you CAN still order it, but they won't be shipping them until August 1st. So you will have to wait. BUT your order will be in the line to ship and you don't have to pay any extra shipping for it to come separately.

Heat Tool
$30.00
Glue Dots
$5.25

 

Three things to remember when placing your order:

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 and Clearance Rack while you are shopping for savings ranging from 25% to 80% off!

Weekly Deals Link

Clearance Rack Link

3. When your order (before tax & shipping) reaches $150 choose free Stampin'  Rewards starting at 10% of the total.With new Stampin’ Rewards you get credit for every dollar you spend!

                                                                                     

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

 

All images ©Stampin' Up! ™1990-2015

 

 

 


Stampin' Up! Fluttering Bold Butterfly!

Hey there! Today I have TWO events in the same day! eek! I'm doing a workshop this morning and a class this afternoon! Everything is ready to go and I can't wait!

Today's project was created with a lot of new products. I used the Watercolor Wings stamp set, Fluttering Textured Impressions Embossing Folder and Bold Butterfly Framelits to make this:

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Left to right cardstock colors: Rich Razzleberry, Elegant Eggplant, Wisteria Wonder, Soft Sky, and Lost Lagoon.

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LOTS of fun new stuff used here! I cut an Elegant Eggplant butterfly with the smaller of the two new Bold Butterfly Framelits, then added a new White Perfect Accent. These accents are similar to pearls but are flatter, a clean-white color, and can be colored with Sharpies or any alcohol-based marker.

After I cut my card stock strips I put them all in the Fluttering folder at the same time. Easy-peasy!

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Here's the supply list for today. You can order everything in my Online Store:

www.carolpayne.stampinup.net

Three things to remember when placing your order:

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 and Clearance Rack while you are shopping for savings ranging from 25% to 80% off!

Weekly Deals Link 

Clearance Rack Link

3. When your order (before tax & shipping) reaches $150 choose free Stampin'  Rewards starting at 10% of the total.With new Stampin’ Rewards you get credit for every dollar you spend!

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

 

All images ©Stampin' Up! ™1990-2015

 

 


Stampin' Up! Garden in Bloom!

Hey there! I have been stamping! I KNOW. It's been a while. I had some major time commitments earlier this month, but finally I got to stamp!

One of my first creations back at my crafting table is this little beauty with Garden in Bloom stamps and English Garden Designer Series Paper:

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The English Garden Designer Series Paper makes it look like you've spent HOURS stamping. All you have to do is take a deep breath and CUT this gorgeous paper!

After stamping the 2" x 3" Whisper White I punched the left side with the Ornate Tag Topper Punch. I threaded about 4 inches of Venetian Crochet Trim through the hole, then tied it off with Metallic Gold Thread. This thread is extremely thin, but sturdy. It adds just a tiny glint of sparkle!

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Click here to download the Project Sheet with measurements and instructions:


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That's all for now. Order your supplies from my online store:

www.carolpayne.stampinup.net

Warning: Stampin' Up! has modified my online store to make it more compatible with mobile devices. You will need to click on "Product Lines" under the "Shop" tab. If you click on "Catalogs", you will only download the new Annual Catalog. You will not be able to shop.

After you click on "Product Lines", click on a category, click on a sub-category to find the page containing the "search the store" box, Weekly Deals, Clearance Rack,and other listings on the left-hand side. Contact me for help!

The Garden in Bloom supply list:

Three things to remember when placing your order:

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 and Clearance Rack while you are shopping for savings ranging from 25% to 80% off!

Weekly Deals Link 

Clearance Rack Link

3. When your order (before tax & shipping) reaches $150 choose free Stampin'  Rewards starting at 10% of the total.With new Stampin’ Rewards you get credit for every dollar you spend!

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

 

All images ©Stampin' Up! ™1990-2015

 

 


Stampin' Up! Stamper's Dozen Blog Hop June Edition Bold & Bright

Hey there! It's time for the Stamper's Dozen Blog Hop again! This month's theme is "Bold & Bright" and my "partners-in-crime", AKA fellow-stamper's-dozen-blog-hop creators, have hit it out of the ballpark this month! If  you're already on the hop, you've just come from Stella MacKay's Stellar Stamps! Didn't you just LOVE Stella's Definitely Dahila card?

With stamping time in short supply, I decided to pull out the "All Boxed Up Kit" from the new catalog. Paired with the  "All Boxed Up" stamp set, these came together in a snap!

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The kit includes pre-cut, pre-scored, AND pre-adhesived boxes, circle tags, printed banners, gold foil stickers, baker's twine, pompom trim, and clothespins to make TEN boxes, all for only $14. Quite a deal!

I stamped on the circle tags with phrases from the All Boxed Up stamp set using Bermuda Bay and Watermelon Wonder Stampin' Write Markers.

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There are LOADS of gold foil stickers included in the kit!

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I can see LOTS of uses for the phrases in this set for more than just treat boxes. (You know I'm a card-making girl at heart!)

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These little cutie pies are the perfect size for so many treats and little thoughtful gifts!

That's all from me today. I am listing the supplies below. It's actually a really SHORT list since the kit pretty much contains everything you need! You can find it all in my online store: www.carolpayne.stampinup.net

Three things to remember when placing your order:

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 and Clearance Rack while you are shopping for savings ranging from 25% to 80% off!

Weekly Deals Link

Clearance Rack Link

3. When your order (before tax & shipping) reaches $150 choose free Stampin'  Rewards starting at 10% of the total.With new Stampin’ Rewards you get credit for every dollar you spend!

 Click on the "next blog" link to travel onward to Judy Garza's blog, Stamping With Judy G!

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Click on "previous blog" to go back to see Stella's creation!

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

 

All images ©Stampin' Up! ™1990-2015


Stampin'Up! New Weekly Deals!

Hey there! What a week so far! I've been keeping my grandson's, Liam and Jaxon, this week, so there's not been much time for stamping. But today is Tuesday, which means it's time for the new Weekly Deals to post from Stampin' Up!

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These deals are great to pair with all of the fun new products in the new catalog!

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

Three things to remember when placing your order:

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 and Clearance Rack while you are shopping for savings ranging from 25% to 80% off!

Weekly Deals Link  

Clearance Rack Link

3. When your order (before tax & shipping) reaches $150 choose free Stampin'  Rewards starting at 10% of the total.With new Stampin’ Rewards you get credit for every dollar you spend!

 

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

 

All images ©Stampin' Up! ™1990-2015

 

 

 

 


Stampin' Up! Sprinkles of Life Mini-Treat Bag!

Hey there! I had a super-busy weekend with my New Catalog Open House on Saturday. LOTS of stamping friends came by to pick up their spiral-bound catalog, do a little Make & Take, sign up for classes, and shop my BOGO sale!

Today I have a new project for you using the Sprinkles of Life stamp set and the Mini Treat Bag Thinlets Die. This project is part of the June Online Class:

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I decided to use the Cherry On Top Designer Paper to help me decide my color choices for the ice cream scoops: Mint Macaron, Tip Top Taupe, and Watermelon Wonder. It's so easy to punch out the scoops with the Tree Builder Punch!

Three scoops on the front, then when you pull the fourth  scoop out of the bag you find an easy gift card holder:

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The die cuts two separate sections for the bag, so I used two different prints from the stack:

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See this copyright stamp on the back? It's from the Better Than E-mail photopolymer set that is only available for a little while longer. All the stamps in the set have the Stampin' Up! copyright symbols on them so you can stamp them on the back of the cards and creations you want to sell. Check out this set in my online store:
www.carolpayne.stampinup.net

Here's today's full supply list:

Three things to remember when placing your order:

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 and Clearance Rack while you are shopping for savings ranging from 25% to 80% off:

Weekly Deals Link  

Clearance Rack Link

3. When your order (before tax & shipping) reaches $150 choose free Stampin'  Rewards starting at 10% of the total.With new Stampin’ Rewards you get credit for every dollar you spend!

 

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

 

All images ©Stampin' Up! ™1990-2015

 

 

 


Stampin' Up! Big News for Nancy & John!

Hey there! Today I have a special card for a special couple. Nancy & John are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today! The family decided to surprise them with a "card shower".Stampin_up_big_news_1 - Copy

 I'm trying to make 2 of every card I create so I can show how easy it is to turn a sketch for two different looks. I mailed the "portrait" layout and kept the "landscape" for my display.

This couple's wedding fulfilled a little-girl dream; I was their flower girl.I can't find a picture right now, so imagine a skinny pixie-haired five year old, white eyelet dress, full skirt, pink sash, white gloves and lacy anklets. That's me!

Everything is heat embossed with gold powder, inside & out. After I embossed the greeting, I cut it out with one of the Ovals Framelits.

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A tip: When embossing the Gold Foil Sheet, you MUST rub it with the Embossing Buddy FIRST!

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Inside I cut an extra 5 1/4" x 4" layer of Very Vanilla to emboss the sentiment and the Blended Bloom flowers. Very Vanilla is a lighter-weight card stock; with three layers on the front this card would not have stood up. Adding the second layer makes it sturdier.

I lined the envelope with Gold Fancy Foil Vellum.

Another tip: A card with no bumpy embellishments does not extra postage!

Here's the supply list for this card. Go to my Online Store to order:

www.carolpayne.stampinup.net

Heat Tool
$29.95

Three things to remember when placing your order:

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 and Clearance Rack while you are shopping for savings ranging from 25% to 80% off:

Weekly Deals Link  

Clearance Rack Link

3. When your order (before tax & shipping) reaches $150 choose free Stampin'  Rewards starting at 10% of the total.With Stampin’ Rewards you get credit for every dollar!

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

©Stampin'Up!™1990-2015