Sweetest Cherries Peekaboo Bags

Sweetest Cherries Peekaboo Bag

Isn’t Stampin’ Up!’s Sweetest Cherries just the cutest? The stamp set and punch combo make it an affordable purchase, as well as easy and versatile to use. Purchase them as a bundle and save 10 percent. Find them on page 19 of Stampin’ Up!’s 2022-2023 Annual Catalog.

Today, I paired the bundle with Stampin’ Up!’s Peekaboo Treat Bags. Find these on page 140 of Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog. You receive 10 treat bags (five craft and five white) for $6.00. There are so many ways to dress these up. I’m just showing you one option. I added pieces of Designer Series Paper (pieces of Old Olive from the Regals 6 x 6 Paper Assortments). But you could stamp on them and add tags and die cuts.

I can see them work for special occasions such as Thanksgiving and Christmas. But they would also work well as gift card holders and most especially sweet treats. I found a variety of fun, cherry flavored candies to put in these after decorating.

Be sure to watch the video to learn a fun technique using clear embossing powder. This technique gives the cherry a lifelike shine.

Sweetest Cherries Peekaboo Bag Video

 

I’ve used this bundle in a variety of projects this month. Click on the highlighted links below to see the blog posts, photos, and videos.

Sweetest Cherries Thank You Card with Free Tutorial

A cute birthday card using the glimmer paper AND a super fun treat package

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Sweetest Cherries Samples

Sweetest Cherries Samples

Cherry picking and eating season nears! And Stampin’ Up! has the perfect bundle to celebrate this popular fruit. Find the Sweetest Cherries Stamp Set and the Cherry Builder Punch (buy them as a bundle and save 10 percent) on page 19 of Stampin’ Up!’s 2022-2023 Annual Catalog

Although I’m just getting started playing with this bundle, I’m happy with this cute birthday card and coordinating treat packet. I selected the new 2022-2024 In Colors: Sweet Sorbet, Tahitian Tide, and Parakeet Party. (Starry Sky and Orchid Oasis round out this year’s new In Colors.)

I love that Stampin’ Up! offers a bunch of coordinating products to make creating easy and fun. Here are a few of the products I used to make the handmade card:

  • 2022-2024 In Color cad stock
  • 6 x 6 2022-2024 In Color Designer Series Paper Assortments
  • 2022-2024 In Color 6 x 6 Glimmer Paper
  • Baker’s Twine Pack
  • Tahitian Tide ink
  • Stitched Rectangles Dies
  • Blending Brush

Sweetest Cherries Mini Pocket Envelope

And, I had to include a cute treat packet made with some of the same supplies. Isn’t this super cute? I searched the grocery stores to find cherry flavored foods. The Mini Pocket Envelopes Dies make creating these a snap. Use a 5 1/2″ x 4 1/4″ inch piece of patterned party and cut with the die in the Stampini’ Cut & Emboss. Fold, apply some tear and tape, and it’s ready to decorate. These little holders are perfect for treats and gift cards. See this blog post for other examples using this die.

Sweetest Cherries Samples Video

 

Thanks so much for visiting my blog today. I hope you enjoyed the samples and the video. Please reach out if you have questions. I’d love to help you in your paper crafting journey.

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Uniquely Artistic Card Samples

Uniquely Artistic Catalog CASE

Each new Stampin’ Up! catalog presents opportunities to play with new stamp sets, Designer Series Paper, embellishments, and more. The Uniquely Artistic stamp set is one of those new products. Find it on page 114 of the 2022-2023 Annual Catalog. I received it with my recent registration for a Stampin’ Up! virtual event. It’s one of my favorite things about being a demonstrator: receiving sneak peeks of new products.

UNIQUELY ARTISTIC PHOTOPOLYMER STAMP SET

When I received the set, I wasn’t quite sure where to start with a card design. So, I turned to the Annual Catalog and used the the samples within for inspiration.

I CASEd the above card from the catalog sample on page 115. It features the colors of Daffodil Delight and Mint Macaron. I embossed the background piece with the Gingham Embossing folder.

Uniquely Artistic Card Samples

The two cards below use heat embossing as the main technique. 

Uniquely Artistic Card Samples

The card above uses a sentiment from the Lovely You stamp set punched with the Double Oval Punch. I grabbed the gorgeous piece of Designer Series Paper from the Abstract Beauty 6 x 6 package. (If you love this Designer Series Paper, order it now. It’s going to retire!)

Uniquely Artistic Card Samples

This beautiful card uses products from the Love & Happiness Bundle from the January-June 2022 Mini Catalog. Hint: This, too, is retiring, so grab it before it’s gone.

See this blog post for more card samples using this brand-new set 

Get Stampin’ Up!’s Ultimate Bundle

With the launch of the brand-new catalog, do you have a wish list a mile long? Get more value by purchasing the Starter Kit.

This is an awesome way to add Stampin’ Up!’s new 2022-2024 In Colors to your crafting collection.

Purchase Stampin’ Up!’s Starter Kit for $99 + tax. Choose $125 worth of ANY current Stampin’ Up! product AND receive free a set of the 2022-2024 In Color Ink Pads, a package of In Color card stock, a package of 6 x 6 In Color Designer Series Paper, and In Color grid paper — a value of $66.50. And, it’s all shipped free.

Then, get discounts on your future Stampin’ Up! purchases. There’s no need to host parties or workshops, unless you want to! Just enjoy your discount and all the other perks such as a demonstrator-only Facebook page filled with loads of inspiration, the opportunity to pre-order from future catalogs, and the opportunity to network with other crafters just like you.

In addition, you become part of my awesome team, Kim’s Paper Krafters. We have a great group of stampers located throughout the United States. Our active Facebook group offers challenges, inspiration, and more.

Click here to join the team. Need more information? Give me a shout and I’ll be happy to help. This offer is valid through May 31, 2022.

Thanks so much for stopping by today. Stay tuned in the coming months. There’s so much more to see with the brand-new products.

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Uniquely Artistic In Color Cards

Uniquely Artistic In Color Cards

Excitement builds in anticipation of the the release of Stampin’ Up!’s brand-new 2022-2023 Annual Catalog. As a demonstrator, I preordered from a selection of products, including the 2022-2024 In Colors: Orchid Oasis, Parakeet Party, Starry Sky, Sweet Sorbet, Tahitian Tide. Look for In Color products in:

  • Classic Stampin’ Ink Pads and refills,
  • 8 1/2″ x 11″ card stock,
  • In Color 6 x 6 Designer Series Paper Packages, 
  • 2022-2024 In Color Stampin’ Write Markers
  • Stampin’ Blends in each color
  • 2022-2024 In Color 6 x 6 Glimmer Paper
  • 1/8″ Metallic Woven Ribbon in each color
  • 2022-2024 In Color Baker’s Twine Pack

 

Uniquely Artistic In Color Cards

The card featured above uses the 2022-2024 In Colors and the new Uniquely Artistic stamp set available May 3, 2022, when the catalog goes live. I created the pattern using Stampin’ Up!’s Stamparatus, a unique stamp positioning tool. Be sure to watch the video below showing how this card comes together. 

I love how all of these colors work together to create an upbeat color palette. 

In addition, see a sampling of other In Color cards below.

Uniquely Artistic Tahitian Tide

Tahitian Tide

Orchid Oasis

Orchid Oasis

Parakeet Party

Parakeet Party

Sweet Sorbet

Sweet Sorbet

Starry Sky

Starry Sky

How to Stamparatus Video

 

See this additional post on another technique using the Stamparatus.

Thanks so much for visiting Kim Plays with Paper! As a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator in Mesa, Arizona, I enjoy sharing my loving pf paper crafting with others. I hope my cards inspire you to get into your craft room and create something with your rubber stamps, ink, and paper. Please let me know if you have questions about products or techniques. I’d love to be a part of your creative journey.

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Cactus Cuties Mother’s Day Card

Cactus Cuties Mother's Day

Welcome to Team Stamp It’s April Blog Hop! This month, we feature handmade greeting cards and small gift ideas with a Mother’s Day theme. Be sure to visit all of the blogs on the hop to gain a host of inspiration. Leave a comment with the hashtag #stampitcontent. You could win a Stamparatus, Stampin’ Up!’s awesome stamp positioning tool (Value: $49)

Cactus Cuties Mother's Day Card

Today, I share a nontraditional Mother’s Day card. Since moving to Mesa, Arizona, almost three years ago, I am fascinated by cactus. You can imagine I love Stampin’ Up!’s Cactus Cuties Stamp Set and the coordinating Cactus Builders Bunch. Find these products on page 66 of Stampin’ Up!’s January-June 2022 Mini Catalog. Buy them as a bundle and save 10 percent. 

Cactus Cuties Bundle

Cactus Cuties Mother’s Day Card

  • I used the slimline card design. 
  • The base measures 8 1/2 inches x 7 inches. Score at 3 1/2 inches. 
  • Paper choices include Melon Mambo, Granny Apple Green, Artfully Composed 12 x 12 Designer Series Paper
  • Sentiment comes from the Happy & Heartfelt Stamp Set
  • Color Pearl Basic Jewels with Melon Mambo Stampin’ Blends

See these other posts for additional slimline card samples and how-to videos:

Artfully Composed Slimline Card Samples

Slimline Card Card Samples

I love that these slimline cards fit in a business-size envelope and require just one stamp. Or buy Stampin’ Up!’s special Slimline Envelopes. Receive 15 envelopes for $10 in white, Smoky Slate, and Evening Evergreen.

Thanks so much for stopping by today. See the list of hoppers at the end of the post. Remember, use the hashtag #stampitcontest for your chance to win a Stamparatus. Congrats to last month’s winner: Lisa Parsons.

Blog Hop Participants

 

Blog Hop Index

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