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Stampin' Up! Amazing Thanks Baby Shower Thank-You!

Hey there! I've been MIA again, but I've been busy, not sick! I've been babysitting for Fiona a lot, and helping throw a baby shower for my soon-to-be 15th grandchild, Wesley Logan. Of course there are birthdays to celebrate almost every month and October is no exception!

Today I wanted to share with you the baby shower thank-you card I designed for my lovely daughter-in-law, Faith, to use to send out in appreciation for all of the gifts she has received at the three showers she has been given, for this much loved and awaited baby boy! Faith is a speech therapist at two local hospitals, so in addition to the shower I helped her mom throw, her work-mates also surprised her with a shower at each hospital.

Wesley's nursery and the shower I helped with both have a safari animal theme, so I used the Elephant Parade stamp set with the Amazing Thanks dies and Artistic Mix Decorative Masks to create this:

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I tried to keep this card as simple as possible, but you know me, even simple gets a little bit busy most of the time! ha ha!

I started with a Smoky Slate card base, 8 1/2" x 5 1/2", scored and folded at 4 1/4", then I turned the card to a landscape presentation.

I then cut a layer of Balmy Blue card stock 4 " x 5 1/4". On the right side I stamped the elephants (there are three different ones in the Elephant Parade stamp set) randomly with Balmy blue ink. I adhered the layer to the card front with Stampin' Seal.

I then cut a piece of Basic White 3 1/2" x 5". I laid one of the Artistic Mix Decorative Masks over the white layer, secured with a couple of pieces of Post-It Note Tape (I bought the tape on Amazon), then gently swirled Balmy Blue ink over the mask using a Blending Brush. I cut the finished layer in half at 2 1/2", then added the 2 1/2" x 3 3/4" piece to the left side of the card front with Stampin' Seal.

I cut a piece each of Smoky Slate and Basic White 1 1/2" x 3 1/2". I added a piece of Adhesive Sheet to the back of  the white layer before cutting both with the thanks dies from the Amazing Thanks die set. The solid die cuts a solid outline for the detailed "thanks" word. I removed the backing from the white
thanks word before adhering to the Smoky Slate layer. I adhered to the card front with snippets of stampin' dimensionals. I added a single Heart Pearl as the finishing touch.

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Inside I stamped the sentiment from from Flowers of Friendship with Tuxedo Black ink on a 3 1/2: x 5" layer, as well as one of the elephants with Balmy Blue. I adhered this layer to a 4" x 5 1/4" layer of Balmy Blue, then adhered it all to the inside of the card. I stamped the elephant on the front lower left corner of the envelope.

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I also stamped another Flowers of Friendship sentiment on the envelope flap and I was done!

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Note: to make this card a little bit easier and more safe to mail, when Faith & I sat down to make 80 of these we used Adhesive Sheet on both layer of the die-cut "thanks", and eliminated the stampin' dimensionals and the heart pearl.

I also completed all of the envelope stamping before the shower so we could put an envelope at each seat so the shower guests could fill out their address to make Faith's job a little easier when it was time for her to write the thank-you's.

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10_21_22

 


Stampin' Up! Polished Pink Elephant Parade!

Hey there! Today I have another card for you created with the Elephant Parade stamp set, but this time I also used the coordinating Elephant Dies and made my own background with the Artistic Mix Decorative Masks and a Blending Brush!

To create the Polished Pink plaid background, I laid the plaid design from the Artistic Mix Decorative Masks over a 3 3/4" x 5" piece of Basic White. I held it in place with a bit of Post-It tape, then used a Blending Brush to lightly swirl Polished Pink ink over the entire layer. I kept adding more ink until I had the intensity I desired.

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This time I stamped all three elephant babies from the Elephant Parade stamp set with Tuxedo Black ink, colored with Stampin' Blends alcohol markers, and then cut with the coordinating Elephant Dies!

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I colored each elephant baby with the bullet tip of the Smoky Slate Stampin' Blends marker, then went back over the wrinkles an areas I wanted to highlight with the same marker to darken. I wanted the inner ear to be darker than yesterday's elephant, so I colored first with a Light Flirty Flamingo Stampin' Blend, then I layered a Light Real Red Stampin' Blend over it. I did this because I currently cannot find my Polished Pink Stampin' Blend. lol!

I lightened the center of the ears with the Stampin' Blends Color Lifter.

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I used the Stylish Shapes dies to cut the Smoky Slate stitched squares behind each elephant baby, as well as to cut out the greeting.

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I tied my loopy bow again with White 1/4" Crinkled Seam Binding Ribbon. I wrapped the White 1/4" Crinkled Seam Binding Ribbon around the designer paper layer, which I had adhered to a Basic White layer of the same size for stability, tying in a simple knot. I then looped more of the same ribbon around four of my fingers to create three loops and slid the loops off my fingers. I gave the gathered loops a twist before laying them over the first tied ribbon knot and then tied the ends around it all. I trimmed the ends of the ribbon and then added a glue dot under the knot to keep it in place. 

I finished off the front with Heart Pearls.

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Inside I used a phrase from Charming Sentiments, as well as the butterfly and flower sprig from Elephant Parade.

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10_6_22


Stampin' Up! Nature's Prints from Stephanie!

Hey there! I'm sorry there was no blog post yesterday. Sunday night when I was working on my post the  online service I use to add my watermark to my photos refused to work properly, so I took it as a sign that I needed to just go to bed, so I did! I was extra tired from a busy weekend of a stamping party on Friday night, a craft fair on Saturday, and the usual church and family dinner on Sunday. I even got to babysit for Scarlett for a couple of hours Sunday night! It was a weekend, but I was tired.

So today I'm starting a series of sharing some special swaps I have received over the past few months that I have been saving for just such a series! So expect to be wow'd over the next few days, ok?

The card I'm sharing today was created by my friend Stephanie Flath!

Stephanie used the Nature's Prints stamp set and an easy ink-dragging technique to give this card a unique look!

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Stephanie started with a strip of Basic White, then used the open ink pad to drag some color on it. She started with Fresh Freesia on the left side, then dragged some Pool Party, then Old Olive, and finally Daffodil Delight. After she let the ink dry a few seconds she stamped the  foliage spray with Tuxedo Black ink randomly.

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She stamped the greeting from Nature's Prints with Tuxedo Black ink on Basic White, then stamped the same greeting again on a scrap of Daffodil Delight. She used Paper Snips to cut closely around just the "heartfelt" word on the Daffodil Delight, then added it to the full stamped greeting. She cut it out with a Stylish Shapes die, then added to her card with dimensionals. She added a couple of  Pool Party Glossy Dots.

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Before she added anything to the card front she used the splatter stamp included in Nature's Prints to add more interest to the  bottom edge of the card, then added a Daffodil Delight Glossy Dot.

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This technique and card layout would be perfect for many different types of cards! I'm going to use both in the near future!

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09-20-22


Stampin' Up! Sunday Swap Day September 18th!

Hey there! It's once again time for me to share some swaps with you for Sunday Swap Day, so let's get started, shall we?

First, Gail Connelly used the Amazing Year stamp set to create this fun-fold card!

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This is the middle of three folds in this card. I accidentally deleted the pic of the third fold, but it's a cool card nonetheless!

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Next, Lorraine Duran used the Framed Occasions stamp set with Beautiful Shapes dies for her fun-fold!

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The inner sentiment is also from Framed Occasions.

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Cathy Seal used the Good Feelings stamp set with Tea Boutique 6 x 6 Designer Paper for her bright and cheery card.

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Dena Rekow used the Heavenly Hollyhocks stamp set with Awash in Beauty Designer paper and the Decorative Circle Punch.

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Karen Titus used the Olive Branch stamp set with Deckled Rectangle dies and Regals 6 x 6 Designer Paper.

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Laura Milligan used Orchid Oasis, Basic White, and the Speedy Recovery stamp set.

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Finally, Angela Waters used the Uniquely Artistic stamp set with Black Matte Dots for her creation.

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09-18-22


Stampin' Up! One Day Flash Sale and New Weekly Deals!

Hey there! Today Stampin' Up! has a Flash Sale for you! ALL of the stamps in the Annual Catalog (except for Host sets) are discounted 15%!

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Note: Only stamps from the Annual Catalog will be discounted, not the July-December Mini.

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Here are a few of my favorite cards I've created using Annual Catalog stamp sets.

First, Hope & Prayer with Butterfly Kisses Designer Paper:

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Lovely You:

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Sending Smiles:

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Sunny Splash:

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Happy Hedgehogs & Celebrating You:

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Sweetest Cherries:

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Nature's Harvest:

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Sweet Songbirds:

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Wild & Sweet:

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This is just the tip of the iceberg of all of the stamp sets available for you to save 15% when  you order TODAY ONLY!!!

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09-15-22

 

 


Stampin' Up! Sunday Swap Day on Monday!

Hey there! We are currently on our way home from Branson after spending a lovely weekend away. You would think with grown children we would have more time alone, but we really don't. We spend a lot of our time, especially me, with our kids and grandchildren, and of course Mark is still farming, so we do really enjoy our annual anniversary trip. We saw some shows, did some shopping, and ate good food!

Today I am sharing my usual Sunday Swap Day card with you. Today's cards feature the Happiest of Happy and Wild & Sweet stamp sets!

First, a faux Center-Step card by Amy Rich with the Happier Than Happy Bundle and Happy Forest Friends Designer Paper:

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Next, Laura Milligan did her white space magic with the same Happier Than Happy Bundle and Happy Forest Friends Designer.

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Lanine Pohlman also used the Happier Than Happy Bundle, cutting the bear directly out of one of the sheets of Happy Forest Friends Designer Paper with a Happy Forest Die.

 

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She turned her side-fold card into a gift-card holder.

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Alejandra Gomez used the Timber 3D embossing folder on the Sahara Sand layer, before adding the strip of Happy Forest Friends Designer paper. The greeting is from the Cottage Rose stamp set, the die she used to cut it out is from the All That Dies, the Mossy Meadow square was cut with a Stylish Shapes die, the ribbon is from the Old Olive and Sahara Sand Twill Ribbon Combo Pack, and the Brushed Brass Butterfly is discounted on the Weekly Deals right now!

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Lynn Feldkamp used Wild & Sweet stamps with the Fern 3D embossing folder, tearing, and sponging with Blending Brushes or Sponge Daubers.

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Finally, Carol Slack combined the black-and-white look of the Wild & Sweet Panda with Parakeet Party.

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09-05-22

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Stampin' Up! Splendid Day Suite!

Hey there! A few weeks ago Stampin' Up! hosted an event for demonstrators called "Creativity Now". It was a stamping-only online event. Demonstrators were able to pre-order a suite of products, Splendid Day, to "stamp-along" with the presenters during the four hour event. A few of my registered team members gathered at my house to stamp-along with me and we had so much fun! I know many other demonstrators have already shared the projects, but I decided to share mine too just in case you missed the rest!

This first card was a fun and easy technique, creating a "watercolor" background with Light and Dark Pool Party and Fresh Freesia Stampin' Blends! We stamped the bees in Pool Party and Fresh Freesia directly on the "watercolor", then added it to a piece of the beautiful Splendid Day Designer Paper that had been adhered to the Soft Sea Foam card base. Soft Sea Foam die cuts, from the Splendid Stems Dies, were tucked behind the greeting banner stamped with Fresh Freesia ink.  A few inches of Soft Sea Foam 3/8" Seam Binding Ribbon were folded in half to leave the ends peeking out from behind the greeting banner as well. This card will make a perfect wedding card!

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We created this background with Calypso Coral card stock, embossed with the Brick & Mortar 3D embossing folder, then added white craft ink with a Blending Brush. We stamped some foliage on Soft Sea Foam and Petal Pink card stock with black ink, cut them out with Splendid Stems dies in addition to Basic White card stock with some of the same dies. I cut the designer paper with another Splendid Stems die and adhered to the card front with dimensionals. I then adhered the die cuts with liquid glue and glue dots. You could also use Adhesive Sheets to adhere. I wrapped the ribbon around the Calypso Coral layer to tie in a bow. I adhered the whole layer to the Basic White Thick card base with dimensionals. I stamped the greeting with black ink and hand-cut to add to the front of the designer paper "flower pot".

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For this card we created our own background paper by heat embossing with white powder the irregular "dots" with white powder. We cut three of the same die cut from three different designs of the Splendid Day Specialty paper, then added with tiny dots of liquid glue. I decided to leave this card with no greeting so I could use it for any occasion!

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For this final card we stamped the leaves on the Petal Pink card base with Petal Pink ink, then layered with the die-cut pieces, the die-cut greeting, and ribbon.

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Or go to my online store to view! You can order from the Annual Catalog, July/December Mini Catalog, and/or the Clearance Rack! All orders qualify for Sale-a-bration Rewards when your merchandise total is at least $50 before tax & shipping!

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Join Stampin' Up! during Sale-a-bration (July-August) and you will receive $125 worth of Stampin' Up! products of your choice for $99 plus sales tax (shipping is free!) and this exclusive 2022/2023 Planner and stamp set!

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

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

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Stampin' Up! Nature's Prints Faux Bleach!

Hey there! Today's card has been rolling around in my head ever since I first saw the Sun Prints Suite in the new Annual Catalog. Several of the Nature's Prints Designer Paper pages look like bleached paper. I know they are called "Sun Prints" because of the similarity (and knowing Stampin' Up! they probably used the real deal!) to the light-sensitive paper used to create "sun prints" of leaves, flowers, shells, etc. I somehow missed that craze growing up, but some of my team members who are just 10 years younger than me have spoken fondly of playing with this technique in art class in Junior High.

Here's my creation with the "faux bleach" technique:

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To achieve the faux bleach look without using bleach, I simply inked my image with white craft ink, stamped on the Night of Navy card stock, and let it air dry.

To stamp the greeting from Nature's Prints I stamped with white craft ink then sprinkled with white embossing powder and heated with my heat tool. I then cut with a Nature's Prints label die. I wrapped the "faux bleach layer with Starry Sky 1/8" Metallic Woven Ribbon, and added a pearl-y Elegant Faceted Gem. I cut another label with the same die from white card stock, cut it in half lengthwise, and the added it evenly to the back of the greeting label before adding it and the focal image layer to the layer of Sun Prints designer paper I had already added to the card front.

I love the little beveled line all around the die-cut label! Gives it such a finished, polished look!

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Inside I stamped everything, including the sentiment from Happiness Abounds, with Night of Navy ink.

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I hope you like my "faux bleach" card. I hope to get a chance to do some real bleach stamping soon!

Tomorrow the Nature's Prints Bundle and Sun Prints Designer Paper will be available to order, but for now here's what's showing in my online store:

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

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All orders of at least $40 will receive a surprise mini-accessory/embellishment gift in addition to the Card-of-the-month!

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Order at least $50 online and use the current Host Code (posted above) receive 10 Blue Sox Rewards Point for every $50 increment! Redeem 50 points for $25 in free merchandise. Get all the details and download the form to keep track of your points HERE!

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If you would like to receive a copy of the New Annual Catalog FREE from me, email me: carol@carolpaynestamps.com

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Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

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Stampin' Up! Magenta Madness Flowers of Friendship!

Hey there! Today I have a quick and easy card to share with you that I created with the Flowers of Friendship stamp set and Abstract Beauty 4" x  6" Designer Paper. Flowers of Friendship is carrying over to the new Annual Catalog, which debuts for you on May 3rd. Abstract Beauty Designer Paper is from the Jan/June Mini Catalog and is only available till June 30th, or while supplies last.

I used Magenta Madness card stock and ink, which is a retiring In Color. As of this blog post writing neither one had sold out yet, but I am crossing off items from my master list every day, so anything on the Last Chance Retiring List that you are wanting you had better place your order ASAP because especially the retiring In Color products won't last much longer!

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The Abstract Beauty designer paper in the background is cut 3" x 4 for the bottom floral layer, and the top layer is 2 1/4" x 4. The top layer is the flip side of the bottom layer. After stamping the blossom spray on a 2" x 4" Basic White rectangle with Tuxedo Black ink, I colored the blooms with a Blender Pen and the ink from the squeezed lid of the Magenta Madness ink pad. I colored the leaves with the same Blender Pen (after cleaning the tip with a few swipes on scrap paper) and Just Jade ink, which is another retiring In Color. I adhered the colored layer to a 2 1/8" x 4 1/8" mat of Magenta Madness card stock. I adhered it to the card front with Stampin' Dimensionals after tying 8 inches of White 3/8" Glittered Organdy Ribbon in a knot around both layers. I added retiring 2021-2023 In Color Jewels for some sparkle.

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Before adhering the matted layer to the front I also stamped a greeting from Flowers of Friendship with black ink.

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Inside I stamped another Flowers of Friendship sentiment with black ink and lines of tiny blooms from the same set with Magenta Madness ink.

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Click on any of the product pictures to go directly to it in my online store!

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Here's the box where you put the Host Code in my online store during check out in my online store.  Simply click on "ADD HOST CODE", then type in the code I've provided for the current month shown above. Contact me if you have any problems or questions!

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

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Order at least $50 online and use the current Host Code (posted above) receive 10 Blue Sox Rewards Point for every $50 increment! Redeem 50 points for $25 in free merchandise. Get all the details and download the form to keep track of your points!

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Last Chance Retiring List!

There’s a LONG list of products retiring from the current Annual Catalog to make way for the NEW Annual Catalog starting May 3rd! Check out the list in my online store, but don’t delay, things are selling out fast! Select products (but not all) are discounted from 20-50%. Go grab your favorites TODAY!

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If you would like to receive a copy of the New Annual Catalog FREE from me, email me: carol@carolpaynestamps.com

Call me:  618-237-6281
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Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

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Stampin' Up! Sunday Swap Day April 3!

Hey  there! We're back to another Sunday, so it's time to share some swaps!

First, Gail Connelly used the mini catalog set, Brave Vikings for her fun birthday card!

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She used Gorgeous Grape, Crushed Curry, and Highland Heather for her color palette, with excellent coloring with Stampin' Blends! She created a Northwoods background with the retiring Evergreen Forest 3D embossing folder.

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Next, Kathy Morgan used the Hello Lady Bug Bundle with the retiring Daisy Punch to create a flower pot friend card.

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I love this type of card!

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Another fun card from Gail Connelly with the Mischievous Mice Host set, Kite Delight, and Happy Hedgehogs (butterfly

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Inside she used the Flowering Rain Boots set with adorable mice peeking out!

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Lisa Miltakis combined  Count on Me, Rainbow of Happiness, and Dry Brush background to create her happy little card!

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Love the pinks of the rainbow on the Pool Party Dry Brushed background!

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Kelly Schudi used the Seas the Day bundle for her card.

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This Seas the Day sentiment is sweet!

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Joyce Feraco also used Seas the Day for her swap.

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As did Sharyn Bouck. Sharyn added Iridescent Rhinestones to add sparkle to some of the bubbles!

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Here are the clickable supply links to my online store!

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

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Order at least $50 online and use the current Host Code (posted above) receive 10 Blue Sox Rewards Point for every $50 increment! Redeem 50 points for $25 in free merchandise. Get all the details and download the form to keep track of your points HERE!

Last Chance Retiring List!

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There’s a LONG list of products retiring from the current Annual Catalog to make way for the NEW Annual Catalog starting May 3rd! Check out the list in my online store, but don’t delay, things are selling out fast! Select products (but not all) are discounted from 20-50%. Go grab your favorites TODAY!

If you would like to receive a copy of the New Annual Catalog FREE from me, email me: carol@carolpaynestamps.com

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

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

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