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Stampin' Up! Sunday Swap Day July 12th!

Hey there! Today is Sunday Swap Day, so get ready to enjoy a bunch of fun cards!

First a So Much Happy creation by Laura Barto. The So Much Happy Bundle includes the stamps and dies to create these fun balloons!

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I couldn't resist showing you inside too!

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Whale Done "joyfold" by Dolores Villa:

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I love how this card flips open one way:
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And then the other!

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Field of Flowers  in Just Jade and Magenta Maddness with the Ornate Garden 3D Embossing Folder by Cathy Miller:

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Field of Flowers easel by Ruth Bingle:

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Field of Flowers with Ornate Garden Specialty Designer Paper by Miriam Permut:

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Dena Rekow:

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July 11-15


Stampin' Up! Misty So Much Happy!

Hey there! I wanted to play with the So Much Happy Bundle again, but this time I wanted a softer look so I used a print from the Flowers For Every Season 6" x 6" Designer Series Paper and paired it with Misty Moonlight and Whisper White:

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I turned the card base to landscape (horizontal) to cut the HAPPY. I have the cutting measurements in the directions I am posting below the body of this post, along with the measurements to cut the designer paper and the rest of the layers.

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I cut the Whisper White strip a scant 1/2" x 2 1/2" to stamp the "birthday" and then punch the ends with the Lovely Labels Pick a Punch. I added Elegant Faceted Gems to each end of the greeting.

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I added a  1 1/2" strip of the same designer paper to peek through the HAPPY letters on the front. The inside phrase is from the So Sentimental set. The font of this sentiment coordinates perfectly!

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NOTE: It only took one 6" x 6" sheet of Flowers For Every Season Designer Series Paper to complete this card and envelope!

Download the free instructions to make today’s card:

Download So Much Happy Misty Moonlight

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July 11-15


Stampin' Up! So Much Happy!

Hey there! Last night when I was starting to work on my blog post for today my computer wasn't cooperating. I use an older laptop to do most of my online stuff and I often leave it on for days at a time. I do put it to "sleep" at night, but after awhile it stops cooperating and needs to be shut down for awhile.  So I'm blogging this morning instead. You just have to be flexible with technology, right?

In my last order I receive the So Much Happy Bundle, and I've been dying to play with it. For my card today I paired it with Artistry Blooms Designer Series paper to create this bright and cheery birthday card:

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The Happy dies that coordinate with the So Much Happy stamp set are my favorite feature of this bundle! I will be playing more with this one so you can see it's potential! I used the new In Color Magenta Madness for the card base and the ink.

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I used the Lovely Labels Pick a Punch to create the greeting label from a 1" x 3 1/2" strip of Whisper White.

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I used a kissing technique to add the tiny stars to one of the solid stars. I explain this technique in the directions I am including at the bottom of this post!

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Download the free instructions to make today’s card, including the "kissing" technique!

Download So Much Happy Magenta Maddness

 

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July 5 - 10


Stampin' Up! Whale Done Pop-Up!

Hey there! Today I have another Whale Done card for you with an easy inside pop-up feature! The card's colors are Pretty Peacock, Pool Party, and Whisper White. I embossed the Pool Party layer on the front and the envelope flap with the Seabed 3D embossing folder, which is from the Whale of a Time Suite. After embossing I sponged Pretty Peacock ink over the embossed images to make them "pop"!

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I created the pop-up inside the card with Whisper White card stock and a 1/2" x 3" strip of clear window sheet. The big whale is punched from the Whale Of A Time 6" x 6" Designer Series Paper with the Whale Builder Punch, and I hand-cut the smaller whales from the same paper with my Paper Snips.

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I also used the Whale Builder Punch to create the water spouting out of the whale's blow hole!

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Download the free instructions to make today’s card:

Download Whale Done Pop-up!

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Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

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July 5 - 10


Stampin' Up! Sunburst Sunflowers!

Hey there! Today's cards are with the Sunburst technique:

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I created the background from three Flowers For Every Season 6" x 6" Designer Series Paper prints.

I used Bumblebee and Misty Moonlight from the Flowers For Every Season Memories & More Cards & Envelopes. These 4 1/4" x 6 1/2" cards include a rectangle dotted border that perfectly frames the sunburst background, and the envelopes are  lined with a coordinating print!

On the Bumblebee card I added sunflowers from Jar of Flowers, colored with Stampin' Blends and fussy-cut.

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I added a greeting from Lovely You, punched with the Lovely Labels Pick A Punch. This punch is SO VERY NECESSARY!  Two different punch ends, each with three widths: 1/2", 3/4", and 1.  For this greeting I used a 1" cardstock strip.

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Inside another Lovely You sentiment.

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The Misty Moonlight card has another Flowers For Every Season sunburst background, and a bloom from Celebrate Sunflowers:

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This greeting needed a 1/2" wide strip of paper, for a different look with the Lovely Labels Pick a Punch!

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The sentiments in Lovely You are so sweet!

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Free directions for both cards:

Download Sunburst Sunflowers

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Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

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Stampin' Up! Sunday Swap Day Celebrate Sunflowers!

Hey there! It's time for another Sunday Swap Day, where I share swaps I've received! Today I'm sharing a group of swaps all created with the Celebrate Sunflowers Bundle as a follow-up to my creations I've shared this week!

By Wendy Lee:

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Nancy Juliano:

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Claudia Bradley:

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A dutch-fold with no name on the back:

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Rose Ward:

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By Jamie Albanese:

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By Sandy Carlson:

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By Jill Olsen:

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By Cindy Ewertz:

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By Kathy Morgan:

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By Barbara Nagle:

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Come visit me tomorrow for a brand-new creation with Celebrate Sunflowers, Flowers for Every Season 6" x 6" Designer Series paper, and the Starburst technique!

Supplies used for today's cards:

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July is “Bonus Days”! For every $50 you spend (before tax & shipping) July 1-August 3rd, Stampin’ Up! will email you a $5 Coupon Code to apply to an order of any amount August 4-31st!

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Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

Carol Payne Stamps Summer signature

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July 5 - 10


Stampin' Up! Celebrate Sunflowers Stepped-Up!

Hey there! As promised, today I have another Celebrate Sunflowers card, this time stepped-up  with ribbon, an embossing folder, In Good Taste and Flowers For Every Season designer paper, and more layers! Yesterday's card just "grew up" a little! lol!

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I still stamped the sunflower directly on the In Good Taste Designer Series Paper, but cut down the layer closer to the bloom and added a bow tied with Cinnamon Cider Ribbon using a glue dot.

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A Bumblebee-color In Color Enamel Dot adds another pop of color. They are soooo easy to add with a Take Your Pick tool! I added dimension to the Cinnamon Cider background layer with the Tasteful Textile 3D Embossing Folder.

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Inside I used In Color Stampin' Write Markers to color the small blooms before stamping in the corners.

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Small touches make a big difference between yesterday's card (which I love) and today's (which I love more!)

Download the free instructions to make today’s card:

Download Celebrate Sunflowers Stepped Up!

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Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

Carol Payne Stamps Summer signature

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June 29-July 4th


Stampin' Up! Celebrate Sunflowers!

Hey there! Happy first day of July! This month is a special one at Stampin' Up! July is "Bonus Days" month! Every $50 you spend in July (before tax & shipping) will earn a $5 coupon code you can spend on anything you want in August! Aaaaand, the Holiday Mini Catalog starts on August 3rd, a perfect time to get started on your Christmas cards and crafts! yay!

Today I have an quick and easy card created with the Celebrate Sunflowers stamp set:

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Simply simple, but simply super too! I stamped the Celebrate Sunflowers main image with the new Bumblebee In Color ink directly on a layer of In Good Taste Designer Series Paper.  I love this look! The images are so beautifully detailed!

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I also stamped the greeting from Celebrate Sunflowers with Tuxedo Black ink, and added a Bumblebee In Color Enamel Dot.

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Inside I Tuxedo Black-stamped another Celebrate Sunflowers sentiment and a smaller sunflower with the Bumblebee ink.

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I created another simple-layered card with the "thanks a bunch" greeting from the set:

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And used the fourth and final sentiment on the inside:

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I have two more versions of this card to share with you over the next couple of days, each one is "stepped-up" a little more than the one before it, so be sure to check in tomorrow!

Download the free instructions to make today’s card:

Download Celebrate Sunflowers

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Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

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June 29-July 4th


Stampin' Up! Field of Flowers Z-Fold!

Hey there! I've been MIA again! I have been recovering from a UTI that required 3 different antibiotics (turns out I'm allergic to sulfa drugs and the second one was not the right one after the culture came back) and a sonogram. They didn't find anything wrong from the sonogram, so I'm just hoping this time it will stay away!

I have done some stamping, but have been too tired to do any blogging. Today I'm sharing a z-fold card I created with the Field of Flowers Bundle.

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Yes, all of those little flowers were punched with the Confetti Flowers Border Punch, which is part of the Field of Flowers Bundle. I glued them all with liquid glue and my Take Your Pick Tool for easy placement. I punched Bumblebee, Magenta Madness, Misty Moonlight, and Whisper White to create the jumble of wildflowers.

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All of the images and phrases are found in the Field of Flowers stamp set.

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I made the little flight trails with a retired Stampin' Up! Journaling Pen.

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Get the measurements and directions for this card when you click this link:

Download Field of Flowers Z-fold

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Purchase the Stampin' Up! Starter Kit in June, pick an additional bundle of stamps/dies or stamps/punches for free! Contact me with your questions!

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Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

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Stampin' Up! Field of Flowers!

Hey there! I've been playing with new Annual Catalog goodies all month. (When I wasn't cuddling a wee baby girl!) For today's card I played with the Field of Flowers Bundle and new In Color inks and card stock. I used Just Jade card stock and ink, Magenta Madness ink, Bumblebee ink, and Misty Moonlight card stock.

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I framed the blooms from Field of Flowers with a circle of vines cut with a Birds & More die. The dragonflies are stamped with Bumblebee.

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I heat embossed a greeting from Lovely You with white powder:

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And used two of the 3 ribbons from the Flowers For Every Season Ribbon Combo pack.

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I made the dotted tracks for the dragonflies with a retired Stampin' Up! Journaling Pen.

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Supplies to order:

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Order any amount online in June, receive the Card-of-the-Month!

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Order at least $50, receive Champagne Rhinestone Basic Jewels plus the Card-of-the-Month!

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TWO Stampin' Up! Specials for June!

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Annual Catalog Kick-off Celebration: Place an order of at least $250 (or a collection of orders), to receive an additional $25 extra in Free Host Rewards! That's at least $50 free instead of the usual $25! Contact me with questions!

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Purchase the Stampin' Up! Starter Kit in June, pick an additional bundle of stamps/dies or stamps/punches for free! Contact me with your questions!

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

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

Carol Payne Stamps Summer signature

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June 19 - 23