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April 2019

Stampin' Up! Retiring Favorites!

Hey there! I've decided to start my "best of retiring" posts early this year. The Retiring List has been published, so rather than waiting till the end of May to share some of my favs, I've decided to share early so you have time to order before things get sold out!

To start off, Mistletoe Season is retiring, as is the Under the Mistletoe Designer Series Paper. Find the full post about this card and the supply list HERE.

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Next, the Serene Garden Bundle is retiring too, as is the Tranquil Tide card stock and Tranquil Textures Designer Paper. Find the full post and the supply list HERE.

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I also created this card with Serene Garden. Find the full details HERE.

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I even created a Christmas card with Serene Garden! Go HERE for more info.

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One For All is a super birthday set that I played with and LOVED! More info HERE.

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This One For All Diagonal card was my first play with  Soft Seafoam. More details HERE.

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Finally, a threesome of Diagonal fold cards all created with One For All. Go HERE for more.

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Shop in my online store: http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps   use Host Code: BHCHEQJS

Any order placed in my online store through April 30th will receive this Birthday Cheer easel as my thank you:

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The Retiring List is here! Check it out in my online store to order your retiring favorite stamps and accessories!

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NOTE: Not all retiring stamps are actually retiring. Wood-mount and clear-mount versions of some sets are just being reconfigured to the cling-mount version. To be sure a set is really retiring, check out this list:

https://su-media.s3.amazonaws.com/media/Promotions/NA/2019/Last-Chance%20Products/AC%2018-19%20Retiring%20List_US.pdfhttps://su-media.s3.amazonaws.com/media/Promotions/NA/2019/Last-Chance%20Products/AC%2018-19%20Retiring%20List_US.pdf

Stamps with an asterisk* beside them WILL appear in the new 2019/20 Annual catalog.

Call me:  618-237-6281
Email me: carol@carolpaynestamps.com

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

All images ©Stampin'Up!™1990-2019


Stampin' Up! April Paper Pumpkin Sentimental Rose!

Hey there! Today I want to share with you the April Paper Pumpkin Kit from Stampin' Up! Paper Pumpkin is a monthly papercrafting subscription box you can receive for only $19.95 per month when you pay monthly. You can save when you purchase a prepaid subscription too!

I used the April kit, Sentimental Rose, to complete the nine note cards included in the kit. The kit included 9 pre-printed card bases, 3 each of 3 diffrent designs, 9 pre-printed card fronts, tags to stamp the greetings, a 10-piece photopolymer stamp set, a Gray Granite Stampin' Spot, a spool of white baker's twine, stampin' dimensionals, glue dots, white corrugated banners and pieces, Calypso Coral & Mint Macaron Enamel dots, a ready-t0-assemble acetate card box, a white corrugated belly band, and a pre-printed rose and leaves. After I finished the cards I still have a few pieces, as well as twine and glue dots, the stamp set and the stampin' spot, to use on future projects.

The stamps in the Sentimental Rose kit are from Stampin' Up!'s Distinktive line of stamps, beautifully etched for exquisite detail!

All nine notecards fit easily into the box, and the belly band is the perfect finishing touch!

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Each set of three cards has its' own distinctive look:

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I have to admit that while I'm not often fond of pre-printed kits, this one has won me over!

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The only things I added to my crafting time with this kit were Calypso Coral and Mint Macaron ink pads.

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The 10-piece stamp set not only contains the gorgeous large rose and leaf images, but also seven greetings and the fun little speckled accent stamp I used under the "FOR YOU" greeting.

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While this kit is no longer available, you can subscribe to the May Kit, which is extra special!

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Here's a short video from Shelli Gardner, Co-Founder of Stampin' Up! about the May Kit!

One of our Make-n-Takes from OnStage earlier this month was a card from the kit:

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You will love this kit!

Here's my Paper Pumpkin Link to subscribe today:

https://www.paperpumpkin.com/en-us/sign-up/?demoid=56932https://www.paperpumpkin.com/en-us/sign-up/?demoid=56932

Questions?

Call me:  618-237-6281
Email me: carol@carolpaynestamps.com

I'll be back tomorrow with another fun project to share!

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

All images ©Stampin'Up!™1990-2019


Stampin' Up! Sunday Swap Day Needlpoint Nook!

Hey there! Today I'm sharing a collection of swaps created with the Needlepoint Nook Suite!

First, Kathy Beck paired Needle & Thread with Floral Romance Specialty Designer Paper, which is also retiring at the end of this Annual Catalog on June 3rd.

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Next, two creations by Melissa Stout:

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See the supply list below to get ordering details.

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Laura Milligan combined the Needlepoint Nook Designer Paper with a bit of Daffodil Delight Gingham Gala paper for her creation:

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By Dawn Derrick:

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By Kathy Morgan:

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Rene Watson:

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My project supply list – for easy ordering just click  the picture links. Remember, many of the supplies used for today's cards are retiring, so don't delay placing your order!

 

Product List

Sprig Punch
$18.00

 

Shop in my online store:   http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps    use Host Code: BHCHEQJS

Any order placed in my online store through April 30th will receive this Birthday Cheer easel card as my thank you:

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The Retiring List is here! Check it out in my online store to order your retiring favorite stamps and accessories!

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NOTE: Not all retiring stamps are actually retiring. Wood-mount and clear-mount versions of some sets are just being reconfigured to the cling-mount version. To be sure a set is really retiring, check out this list:

https://su-media.s3.amazonaws.com/media/Promotions/NA/2019/Last-Chance%20Products/AC%2018-19%20Retiring%20List_US.pdfhttps://su-media.s3.amazonaws.com/media/Promotions/NA/2019/Last-Chance%20Products/AC%2018-19%20Retiring%20List_US.pdf

Stamps with an asterisk* beside them WILL appear in the new 2019/20 Annual catalog.

Call me:  618-237-6281
Email me: carol@carolpaynestamps.com

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

All images ©Stampin'Up!™1990-2019

 


Stampin' Up! Bike Ride!

04-15-19_header_retiring_list_naHey there! I added the "Last Chance" banner to remind you (and me!) that many stamps, dies, and accessories are on the retiring list, including many of the things I used on today's creation! This card is created with the retiring Bike Ride stamp set and Build a Bike framelits:

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I love how the Seaside embossing folder (retiring) gives the look of the bike riding through the wind! I sponged the raised lines, as well as the bike, with Crumb Cake ink for a vintage look.

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I added the banner with Blushing Bride using the retiring Pick a Pennant stamps and Playful Pennants dies.

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I punched the Blushing Bride blooms with a retiring  Bitty Blooms punch.

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One of the few things NOT retiring on this card is this sentiment from Strong & Beautiful.

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Free instructions with measurements and tips to download:

Download Bike Ride revised

My project supply list – for easy ordering just click  the picture links:

The Retiring List is here! Check it out in my online store to order your retiring favorite stamps and accessories!

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NOTE: Not all retiring stamps are actually retiring. Wood-mount and clear-mount versions of some sets are just being reconfigured to the cling-mount version. To be sure a set is really retiring, check out this list:

https://su-media.s3.amazonaws.com/media/Promotions/NA/2019/Last-Chance%20Products/AC%2018-19%20Retiring%20List_US.pdfhttps://su-media.s3.amazonaws.com/media/Promotions/NA/2019/Last-Chance%20Products/AC%2018-19%20Retiring%20List_US.pdf

Stamps with an asterisk* beside them WILL appear in the new 2019/20 Annual catalog.

Call me:  618-237-6281
Email me: carol@carolpaynestamps.com

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

All images ©Stampin'Up!™1990-2019

 


Stampin' Up! Needle & Thread!

Hey there! The Needlepoint Nook Suite on pages 38-39 of the Occasions Catalog is the focus of my card today!

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I love the incredible detail this die creates on the card stock! This bundle of stamps and dies, along with the Needlepoint Nook Designer Series Paper, is retiring June 3rd but may sell out sooner!

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The butterfly background paper is from the Needlepoint Nook Designer Paper. I stamped the "needlepoint" flowers with stamped-off Night of Navy ink before cutting with another Needlepoint Elements die. I added pearls to the centers for a finishing touch.

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After stamping "friend" with Night of Navy ink on white, I used the stitched-label die from Needlepoint Elements around it, then punched with the Pretty Label Punch. I cut a Sahara Sand Pretty Label in half length-wise to create the mat layer behind it. I wound Linen Thread around the designer paper layer, tying in a simple bow.

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The inside sentiment is also from Needle & Thread.  I used another Needlepoint Elements die to add the adorable line of stitching below the sentiment. If you love needlpoint, embroidery, or any type of handiwork, this bundle is for you!

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My project supply list – for easy ordering just click  the picture links:

 

Shop in my online store:

http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps     

 

The Retiring List is here! Check it out in my online store to order your retiring favorite stamps and accessories!

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NOTE: Not all retiring stamps on the list are actually retiring. Wood-mount and clear-mount versions of some sets are just being reconfigured to the cling-mount version. To be sure a set is really retiring, check out this list:

https://su-media.s3.amazonaws.com/media/Promotions/NA/2019/Last-Chance%20Products/AC%2018-19%20Retiring%20List_US.pdfhttps://su-media.s3.amazonaws.com/media/Promotions/NA/2019/Last-Chance%20Products/AC%2018-19%20Retiring%20List_US.pdf

Stamps with an asterisk* beside them WILL appear in the new 2019/20 Annual catalog.

Call me:  618-237-6281
Email me: carol@carolpaynestamps.com

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

All images ©Stampin'Up!™1990-2019


Stampin' Up! Dear Doily Inlaid Embossing!

Hey there! Happy one month Anniversary to Troy & Grace! It's hard to believe, after all of the months of waiting for their wedding day, they've been married a month!

Today I have another card created with the Butterfly Beauty dies from the Beauty Abounds bundle and sentiments from Hello Doily:

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I used the "Inlaid Embossing" Technique with the butterfly cut-out and the Subtle Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder. I love this look. See my instruction handout at the end of this post for the full details of this technique!

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Inside I used the bloom spray from Beauty Abounds and a sentiment from Dear Doily.

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Free instructions with measurements and tips to download:

Download Dear Doily Inlaid Embossing

My project supply list – for easy ordering just click  the picture links:

Shop in my online store:   http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps  

The Retiring List is here! Check it out in my online store to order your retiring favorite stamps and accessories!

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NOTE: Not all retiring stamps are actually retiring. Wood-mount and clear-mount versions of some sets are just being reconfigured to the cling-mount version. To be sure a set is really retiring, check out this list:

https://su-media.s3.amazonaws.com/media/Promotions/NA/2019/Last-Chance%20Products/AC%2018-19%20Retiring%20List_US.pdfhttps://su-media.s3.amazonaws.com/media/Promotions/NA/2019/Last-Chance%20Products/AC%2018-19%20Retiring%20List_US.pdf

Stamps with an asterisk* beside them WILL appear in the new 2019/20 Annual catalog.

Call me:  618-237-6281
Email me: carol@carolpaynestamps.com

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

All images ©Stampin'Up!™1990-2019


Stampin' Up! Beauty Abounds!

Hey there! Happy Monday after Easter! We had a lovely family time yesterday after church with a big family dinner and an egg hunt with the grands. We postpone the first moving until after Easter so there are plenty of grass "nests" to hide our eggs! Now we can mow! lol!

Today's share was created with the Occasions Catalog Beauty Abounds bundle. I started with a Whisper White Thick card base layered with Whisper White  embossed with the Layered Leaves folder:

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I stamped "thanks" from Beauty Abounds with black ink, punched with the Classic Label Punch twice to get the shorter greeting strip. I punched another Classic Label from Highland Heather, then cut in half to "stretch" and layer behind the greeting. I colored Silver Baker's Twine with a Dark Highland Heather Stampin' Blend to match.

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I cut Highland Heather with the Butterfly Beauty die; adhering with tiny dots of liquid glue.

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Inside:

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The Beauty Abounds bundle will carryover to the new Annual Catalog, but if you wait to buy the 10% discount will be gone.

Free instructions with measurements and tips to download:

Download Beauty Abounds Butterflies

My project supply list – for easy ordering just click  the picture links:

Shop in my online store:  http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps  use Host Code: BHCHEQJS

Any order placed in my online store through April 30th will receive this Birthday Cheer easel card as my thank you.

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The Retiring List is here! Check it out in my online store to order your retiring favorite stamps and accessories!

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NOTE: Not all retiring stamps are actually retiring. Wood-mount and clear-mount versions of some sets are just being reconfigured to the cling-mount version. To be sure a set is really retiring, check out this list:

https://su-media.s3.amazonaws.com/media/Promotions/NA/2019/Last-Chance%20Products/AC%2018-19%20Retiring%20List_US.pdfhttps://su-media.s3.amazonaws.com/media/Promotions/NA/2019/Last-Chance%20Products/AC%2018-19%20Retiring%20List_US.pdf

Stamps with an asterisk* beside them WILL appear in the new 2019/20 Annual catalog.

Call me:  618-237-6281
Email me: carol@carolpaynestamps.com

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

All images ©Stampin'Up!™1990-2019


Stampin' Up! Sunday Swap Day!

Hey there! Today is a special edition of Sunday Swap Day because it's also Resurrection Day (aka Easter)! Today I have a collection of six cards to share with you, all created with the Fable Friends stamp set (which IS carrying-over to the new annual catalog! yay!)

First Kathy Morgan combined the Fable Friends Mama Duck with Garden Impressions Designer Series Paper:

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It folds up into a triangle-easel:

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Ruth Anne Liley created a basic bunny card with the Basket Weave 3-D embossing folder and Balmy Blue Gingham Gala designer paper:

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Barb Dykhouse created the stepped-up version with an easel fun-fold, die-cut trims, and Gingham Gala Adhesive Backed Sequins:

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A Highland Heather color theme by Jan Farring, also with Gingham Gala Adhesive-Backed Sequins!

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An finally, the adorable little squirrel from Fable Friends, created by Laura Milligan:

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My project supply list – for easy ordering just click  the picture links:

Shop in my online store:http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps use Host Code: BHCHEQJS

Any order placed in my online store through April 30th will receive this Birthday Cheer easel card as my thank you:

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The Retiring List is here! Check it out in my online store to order your retiring favorite stamps and accessories!

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NOTE: Not all retiring stamps are actually retiring. Wood-mount and clear-mount versions of some sets are just being reconfigured to the cling-mount version. To be sure a set is really retiring, check out this list:

https://su-media.s3.amazonaws.com/media/Promotions/NA/2019/Last-Chance%20Products/AC%2018-19%20Retiring%20List_US.pdfhttps://su-media.s3.amazonaws.com/media/Promotions/NA/2019/Last-Chance%20Products/AC%2018-19%20Retiring%20List_US.pdf

Stamps with an asterisk* beside them WILL appear in the new 2019/20 Annual catalog.

Call me:  618-237-6281
Email me: carol@carolpaynestamps.com

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

All images ©Stampin'Up!™1990-2019

 

Stampin' Up! Enjoy Your Saturday!

Hey there! Today I  want to share with you something new that will be available to order on May 1st. It's a new product offering called a the "Everything is Rosy" Product Medley. Everything you need to make gorgeous projects with exclusive-only-in-May designer series paper, stamps, and embellishments!

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Bits of the products close up:

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The Everything Is Rosy Product Medley includes these exclusive products:

  • Everything Is Rosy Photopolymer Stamp Set—18 stamps; suggested blocks: a, b, c,
  • Everything Is Rosy Dies—10 dies; largest die 2-7/8" x 1"
  • 6" x 6"  Designer Series Paper Stack—48 sheets; 8 each of 6 double-sided designs
  • 6" x 6"  rose gold foil paper—8 sheets
  • Printed die cuts—2 sheets
  • Rose gold die cuts—4 sheets; 2 each of 2 designs
  • Rose gold adhesive backed mirror embellishments—60 embellishments; 1/4"
  • Melon Mambo 1/4" (6.4 mm) Ruched Ribbon—10 yards
  • Night of Navy/Rose Gold 3/8" (1 cm) Metallic –Edge Ribbon—10 yards
  • Rose Gold Shimmer Paint—1/2 oz.

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Here's the link to view the full PDF of this flyer:

https://su-media.s3.amazonaws.com/media/Promotions/NA/2019/Everything%20Is%20Rosy/04.01.19_FLYER_Q2_OOP_US.pdfhttps://su-media.s3.amazonaws.com/media/Promotions/NA/2019/Everything%20Is%20Rosy/04.01.19_FLYER_Q2_OOP_US.pdf

The stamp set included in the kit:

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And a video from Stampin' Up! featuring this medley:

Samples created with the kit by Stampin' Up!
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I will be blogging tomorrow for a Sunday Swap Day, so be sure to come back and check it out! I have a collection of SIX spring-y cards for you, mostly with the Fable Friends stamp set and Gingham Gala 6" x 6" Designer Series Paper. You really don't want to miss it!

Shop in my online store:   http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps  use Host Code: BHCHEQJSAny order placed in my online store through April 30th will receive this Birthday Cheer easel card as my thank-you:

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The Retiring List is here! Check it out in my online store to order your retiring favorite stamps and accessories!

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NOTE: Not all retiring stamps are actually retiring. Wood-mount and clear-mount versions of some sets are just being reconfigured to the cling-mount version. To be sure a set is really retiring, check out this list:

https://su-media.s3.amazonaws.com/media/Promotions/NA/2019/Last-Chance%20Products/AC%2018-19%20Retiring%20List_US.pdfhttps://su-media.s3.amazonaws.com/media/Promotions/NA/2019/Last-Chance%20Products/AC%2018-19%20Retiring%20List_US.pdf

Stamps with an asterisk* beside them WILL appear in the new 2019/20 Annual catalog.

Call me:  618-237-6281
Email me: carol@carolpaynestamps.com

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

All images ©Stampin'Up!™1990-2019

 


Stampin' Up! Fable Friends Duckies!

Hey there! Today is Good Friday, and when I was a little girl I could never understand why it was called Good Friday when it was commemorating the day that Jesus was crucified. How could that day be called good? But I am so thankful that Jesus willingly laid down his life for the whole world, and even me! So today IS Good Friday!

Today I have a cute little card created with the Fable Friends ducklings and Gingham Gala Designer Paper:

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Aren't these little guys simply the cutest?

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The Bitty Blooms Punch Pack is retiring, so you'd better hop over to my online store and order yours today!

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I used the cut-out rectangle center from the front frame to stamp the inside sentiment.

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My project supply list – for easy ordering just click  the picture links:

Heat Tool
$30.00

Shop in my online store:    http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps     use Host Code: BHCHEQJS

Any order placed in my online store through April 30th will receive this Birthday Cheer easel card as my thank you:

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The Retiring List is here! Check it out in my online store to order your retiring favorite stamps and accessories!

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NOTE: Not all retiring stamps are actually retiring. Wood-mount and clear-mount versions of some sets are just being reconfigured to the cling-mount version. To be sure a set is really retiring, check out this list:

https://su-media.s3.amazonaws.com/media/Promotions/NA/2019/Last-Chance%20Products/AC%2018-19%20Retiring%20List_US.pdfhttps://su-media.s3.amazonaws.com/media/Promotions/NA/2019/Last-Chance%20Products/AC%2018-19%20Retiring%20List_US.pdf

Stamps with an asterisk* beside them WILL appear in the new 2019/20 Annual catalog.

Call me:  618-237-6281
Email me: carol@carolpaynestamps.com

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

All images ©Stampin'Up!™1990-2019