Sending Sunshine

Today, I’m showing you how I’m sending sunshine Stampin’ Up! style!

Sendng Sunshine

In case you hadn’t heard, a new trend is here: Sharing Sunshine (#ShareSushine). You fill a box with any yellow items you can find, and send it to someone to let them know you’re thinking of them. Stampin’ Up!’s June monthly crafting kit, Paper Pumpkin, focused on sharing sunshine. The kit contents, delivered in a bright yellow box, contained cards that featured sunshine and caring. We created the cards and decorated the box and sent it to a friend.

Unfortunately, the kit sold out. But you can still share sunshine using Stampin’ Up!’s Mini Paper Pumpkin Boxes. A package of 10 boxes costs just $7.50. Decorate them any way you like, fill with goodies, and send.

Sending Sunshine

The boxes come in plain white. I colored the box above with Stampin’ Up!”s Sponge Brayers and Balmy Blue ink, layering on the ink until I received the desired look. I didn’t strive for a perfect solid color; I wanted it to look like sky with a few wispy clouds overhead.

To create the sun, I used the Stitched Shapes Dies (large circle) and the Stitched Triangles (itty bitty triangle) to die cut the images from one sheet of the Playful Patterns 6 x 6 Designer Series Paper. I stamped the sentiment from the June Paper Pumpkin directly on the box using Memento ink. Don’t have that stamp set? Stampin’ Up!’s Under My Umbrella and Sending Sunshine also have sayings appropriate for a box of sunshine.

I added a piece of yellow tissue paper and a handful of fun, yellow items. Ready to send to a friend!

Share Sunshine

Take a look at this YouTube video showing how I created the box. (It’s a replay of a Facebook Live.)

 

 

Bonus Days are Back

Through August 3, receive a $5 Bonus Days coupon for each $50 purchase (before tax and shipping). Beginning August 4, redeem you coupons. There is no limit on the number of coupons you can collect or redeem. Use them to purchase brad-new product fro Stampin’ Up!’s August-December Mini Catalog, which goes live August 4.

Thanks for stopping by today! Here’s a list of products used to create today’s project. Click on the graphics to go directly to my online store to shop 24/7.

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Happy Fourth of July

Wishing you a happy Fourth of July!

Happy Fourth of July

Happy Fourth of July

I love getting handmade cards in the mail. Thanks to Kathy and Ruth for these Independence Day themed cards.

Read on for a recap of what’s happening with Stampin’ Up! and Kim Plays with Paper this month!


Bonus Days Begin: Earn in July, Redeem in August

Stampin’ Up!’s Bonus Days promotion is back. For every $50 in purchases (before tax and shipping) receive a $5 bonus coupon to be redeemed beginning August 4. There is no limit to the number of coupons that can be earned and redeemed. Codes will be sent via email, so be sure to save the email for use in August. Hint: Stock up on those codes in July and redeem them for merchandise from Stampin’ Up!’s August-December Mini Catalog that goes live August 4.


Summer Nights by Paper Pumpkin

Celebrate the magic of summer nights with the Summer Nights Paper Pumpkin Kit. In this exclusive, fun-filled kit, you’ll unbox enough supplies to create nine postcard-style cards, coordinating envelopes, and die-cut tealight bags. A monthly kit is just $22 + tax per month (shipping is included).
 
What’s even more spectacular about July’s kit is the add-on you can purchase with it. The Summer Nights Add-On ($10) includes 24 card bases and envelopes in coordinating Summer Nights designs. This add-on is perfect for helping you expand the Summer Nights creative experiences beyond the kit itself. Between the add-on and the leftover supplies from the kit, you’ll be crafting a summer night worth celebrating all month long!
 
Don’t miss out on the fireworks, fireflies, and fun! Subscribe to the Summer Nights Paper Pumpkin kit before July 10. Contact me to order the add-on.
 
Here is a link to subscribe directly to Paper Pumpkin, Stampin’ Up!’s monthly crafting kit:
 

Facebook Lives and Videos

I’m branching out! I’m restarting Facebook Live videos and also recording YouTube videos. Is there a card you’d like me to make? Is there a technique you’d like to learn? Let me know, and I’ll get it going.
 
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Here is my latest Facebook Live that I saved as a YouTube video. In this newest video, I make a quick and easy card using a card sketch.
 


Retired Stampin’ Up! Items for Sale

I’ve created a web site page dedicated to selling my retired Stampin’ Up! products. Click here to see the products available and to read all of the details. Look for stamp sets, coordinating dies, embossing folders, Designer Series Paper, and miscellaneous.


Thanks for stopping by and spending some time on my blog.

Kim

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Paper Pumpkin: A One-Stop Box to Creative Success

Stampin' Up! Paper Pumpkin

Stampin’ Up! Paper Pumpkin

Hello Stampers!

Thanks to Stampin’ Up!’s Paper Pumpkin, 40 treat boxes are ready to go to work with my hubby today! It’s always fun to surprise people with a little treat on their desk!

Have you tried Paper Pumpkin? It’s your one-stop box to creative success. Everything you need to create a monthly project is inside the box that’s delivered each month to your mailbox. There ‘s a stamp set, ink, and the ingredients to make the kit. Paper Pumpkin subscription kits are designed for anyone who wants to quickly and easily achieve beautiful, handcrafted projects—anytime and anywhere! You’ll get a new project every month—one that’s great for all types of crafters. Imagine spending time with your kids, grandkids, friends, mom, aunt, cousins, doing something fun. And with the holidays on the horizon, Paper Pumpkin makes a great kit.

There are two ways to subscribe.

1. Enroll for a month-to-month subscription. Each month, around the 11th, Stampin’ Up! will charge your credit card and start sending the boxes. The cost is $22 per month + applicable tax (shipping is included). You have the flexibility to suspend or cancel anytime. The link to sign up is here: https://www.paperpumpkin.com/en-us/sign-up/?demoid=2078804.

2. Purchase a prepaid subscription. One-month ($21), three-month ($63), six-month $114), and twelve-month ($220) options are available. Shipping and tax are calculated at checkout.

Be sure to subscribe by the 10th of each month to receive that month’s kit. Generally, the projects are meant to be a surprise, but each month we receive sneak peeks about the kit’s contents. We know the November kit is called Winter Wonders and contains the ingredients to create 24 holiday-themed tags.

Stampin' Up! November 2019 Paper Pumpkin

Stampin’ Up! November 2019 Paper Pumpkin

Please let me know if you have questions or need help purchasing or subscribing. The links to purchase a prepaid subscription are below. (However, when I help you place your order directly, I can save you a bit on shipping.)

Thanks for stopping by today!

Kim

 

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Winter Wonders from Paper Pumpkin

Hello Stampers!

One of my favorite go-tos from Stampin’ Up! is the monthly crafting kit, Paper Pumpkin. Each month, a box arrives at my house filled with all the ingredients I need to create that month’s project. It could be treat packets or greeting cards. But they are always fun, cute, and easy to create.

Each box contains a stamp set, a Stampin’ Ink Spot, adhesive and the card stock. (In your first box, you receive an acrylic block on which to mount stamps from your kit.)

There are several ways to subscribe. You can purchase a one-, three-, six-, or twelve-month subscription. Links to purchase those are below. With this option, you do pay shipping on the initial order.

You can log into Paper Pumpkin and choose to get a month-to-month subscription. It’s just $22 each month + tax (shipping is included). Here is my directly link to subscribe. https://www.paperpumpkin.com/en-us/sign-up/?demoid=2078804

The October and November kits offer coordination for your holiday crafting. The October kit contains 10 greeting cards, and the November kit offers 24 gift tags. The kits complement each other, but can also stand alone. Be sure to subscribe by October 10 to receive this month’s kit.

Please let me know if you have questions. Imagine yourself having some quality crafting time with your kids, grandkids, friends, sisters, in-laws!

Thanks for stopping by today!

Kim

 

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Paper Pumpkin Announces Holiday Kits

Stampin' Up! Paper Pumpkin - Kits in the Mail

Paper Pumpkin – Paper Crafting Kits in the Mail

If you love holiday papercrafting, Paper Pumpkin has you covered with our October and November Winter Wonders duo. It’s Christmas prep made easy with Paper Pumpkin.

In October and November Stampin’ Up! is offering back-to-back coordinating kits, one with 10 Christmas cards, the other with 24 holiday-themed gift tags.

Both kits make it easy for you to add a handmade, personal touch to your holiday giving—without a lot of fuss.

It’s Christmas made easy with Paper Pumpkin!

Coordinating Colors: Early Espresso, Pool Party, Poppy Parade, and Shaded Spruce.

Happy stamping!
Kim

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Subscribe to Paper Pumpkin before the 10th. Contact me for details or use this link to subscribe: https://www.paperpumpkin.com/en-us/sign-up/?demoid=2078804.

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