Little Ladybug Birthday Celebration

Stampin' Up! Little Ladybug

Stampin’ Up! Little Ladybug

It’s a Little Ladybug Birthday! I celebrated a birthday last week, and I’ve been so fortunate to have received a mailbox full of cards (and they’re still arriving)! Many of the cards have come from my many stamping friends. I can’t wait to open the envelope and see what they’ve created.

This card, created by friend and team member, Beth Doty, uses a variety of Stampin’ Up! products. It’s also a fun fold card. Be sure to see the photos below of the card in several open stages. I especially want to call attention to the ladybug featured here. This stamp, the sentiment, and the images inside can be found in the Little Ladybug stamp set. It’s available during Stampin’ Up!’s Sale-A-Bration promotion. Receive it free with a $300 order.

What’s even more fun are the coordinating Ladybug Dies (153588). They are available for purchase today for $29 (along with a host of other coordination products). See the flyer here. And here.

Here’s a picture of the dies.

Little Ladybug Birthday

Stampin’ Up! Ladybug Dies

Here are picture of the inside of this super cute Little Ladybug birthday card!

Little Ladybug Birthday

Stampin’ Up! Little Ladybug

Stampin’ Up! Little Ladybug and Ladybug Dies

This card also features Stampin’ Up!’s From My Heart Specialty Designer Series Paper found on page 9 of the January-June 2020 Mini Catalog.

As a reminder, Stampin’ Up!’s Sale-A-Bration promotions runs through March 31.

Here are all of the ways you can Sale-A-Brate:

Shop

For each $50 and $100 purchase (before tax and shipping) receive your choice of a free, exclusive product from the Sale-A-Bration catalog. Look for new stamp sets, a punch, a die, Designer Series Paper, card kit, and glimmer baker’s twine. Earn them all. 

Host

Invite your friends to a Stampin’ Up! party. When your sales reach $300, you earn a super cute free Little Ladybug stamp set.

Join

If you have a large wish list, consider purchasing the Starter Kit. For $99, select $125 worth of product (your choice). It’s all shipped free. And, receive an additional stamp set from the Annual Catalog or the January-June 2020 Mini Catalog of any value as well as a mini paper cutter and 6 x 6 Designer Series Paper Sampler.

Once you purchase the Starter Kit, you earn a 20 percent discount on all of your purchases. This is a great time to stock up on supplies and get your hands on brand-new products. This a great opportunity to be a part of my awesome team (Kim’s Paper Krafters) and be eligible to attend Stampin’ Up! events.

Thanks for stopping by today! See a list of the products used in today’s card below!

Kim

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Maui Achievers Blog Hop: The Gang’s All Meer

Maui Achievers Blog Hop is live! We are a group of Stampin’ Up!® Demonstrators from around the world who have achieved the Stampin’ Up! bonus of the Maui trip. We want to celebrate this achievement by organizng a monthly hop which helps us to continue to inspire you creatively.

 
You may be starting here or have come from someone else’s blog – either way there is a list at the end of this post to help you move around all the different blogs and get many amazing ideas. Be sure to visit them all.
 
My card below uses a blend of two stamp sets you can earn free during Stampin’ Up!’s Sale-A-Bration promotion: The Gang’s All Meer and Sending You Thoughts.
 
Maui Achievers Blog Hop

Stampin’ Up! Sale-A-Bration: The Gang’s All Meer and Sending You Thoughts

You can earn each of these stamp sets free with a $50 purchase (before tax and shipping) in the US. This is Stampin’ Up!’s most exciting promotion of the year, and it runs through March 31. See the Sale-A-Bration brochure here. (Look for more items to be added March 3.)

With my recent move to Mesa, Arizona, I was drawn to the cactus in the Gang’s All Meer selection. With a little watercoloring and a little masking, I made a desert come to life. I added a couple of pieces of patterned paper from the Tropical Oasis Designer Series Paper.

Here are some of the measurements if you’d like to create this card at home. From the top down:

Shimmery White: 2 x 3 3/4″

Designer Series Paper: 2 1/2 x 3 3/4″

Cajun Craze: 2 3/4 x 3 3/4″

Designer Series Paper: 3 3/4 x 5″

Whisper White: 4 x 5 1/4″

Cajun Craze base: 4 1/4 x 8 1/2″ (scored and folded in half)

Thanks for stopping by today to view the Maui Achievers Blog Hop. Below is a list of all of the people participating. After this list of hoppers, I’ve included a list of the supplies I used to create this card. You can shop for any of them 24/7 from my online store.

 

 

 

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Stampin’ Friends Birthday Bash

Stampin' Friends Birthday Bash

Welcome to the Stampin’ Friends Birthday Bash Blog Hop. This month’s hop features birthday cards. Everyone has a birthday, and we always need inspiration. If you are following along on the hop, you have arrived from Lisa Ann Bernard’s blog. Be sure to read through my blog, comment below, and continue to Heidi Collins’ blog.

Here are the projects I created for this month’s hop.

Stampin' Friends Birthday Bash

Stampin’ Up! Tropical Oasis Suite

My inspiration comes from many places, and a version of today’s card can be found in Stampin’ Up!’s January-June 2020 Mini Catalog. It uses brand-new items from the Tropical Oasis Suite found on pages 38-40. There are many fun, beachy, tropical elements to the suite: from the stamp set to coordinating dies, the Coastal Weave 3D Embossing Folder, Braided Burlap Trim, and the ever-so-cute Tropical Oasis Trinkets.

Here’s a link to the catalog: January-June 2020 Mini Catalog.

i just love everything tropical, so this suite spoke to me. My favorite flamingo images can be found on a couple of sheets of 12 x 12 paper included in the Tropical Oasis Designer Series Paper. This birthday card could be used for both males and females.

The card is layered on a Crumb Cake base and includes a patterned piece from the Tropical Oasis DSP. I stamped the palm trees (found in the Timeless Tropical stamp set) with Early Espresso ink and cropped them with the palm tree die from the In the Tropics Dies. The birthday sentiment is stamped with Pretty Peacock ink onto Whisper White card stock. I punched the image with Stampin’ Up!’s Timeless Label Punch. I added a small strip of Mango Melody for some color and added a bit of Linen Thread tied in a bow.

In addition to the birthday card, I decorated one of Stampin’ Up’s Mini Pizza Boxes. This 3D item makes a perfect gift card holder!

Stampin' Friends Birthday Bash

I carried the birthday card design to the box, using pieces of the Tropical Oasis DSP, the palm trees, and the sentiment.

Thanks for stopping by the Stampin’ Friends Blog Hop today. Please let me know if you have any questions about the card or the pizza box. I’m happy to help. Look for a list of products used (and links to my online store) at the very end of today’s post.

A list of all the blogs is below. Lots of great ideas!

  1. Rachel Rife – https://rachthestamper.com/birthday-bash-blog-hop/
  2. Kim Lamos – https://www.pinkzebrapapercreations.com/2020/01/stampin-friends-blog-hop-birthday-bash.html
  3. Teri Pocock – http://www.stampinmagic.com/2020/01/stampin-friends-blog-hop-birthday-bash.html
  4. Cheryl Taylor – http://cheryldiana.co.uk/stampin-friends-birthday-bash-january-blog-hop
  5. Jo Blackman – http://www.joblackman.com/2020/01/sf-2020-january-birthday-bash-blog-hop.html
  6. Steph Jandrow – https://stampinandscrappinwithsteph.weebly.com/home/Stampin-Friends-2020-Birthday-Bash-Blog-Hop
  7. Katja Ettig – https://www.kleine-stempelmiez.de/2020/01/16/stampin-friends-blog-hop-birthday-bash-2
  8. Lisa Ann Bernard – https://www.queenbcreations.net/2020/01/stampin-friends-birthday-bash-hop.html
  9. Kim Quade – https://kimplayswithpaper.com/home/stampin-friends-birthday-bash
  10. Heidi Collins – https://on-y-go-stamping.weebly.com/home/stampin-friends-blog-hop-birthday-bash
  11. Maureen Rauchfuss – https://crazystampinglady.blogspot.com/2020/01/sf-2020-january-birthday-bash-blog-hop.html
  12. Jean Bolen Beaulieu – https://danantmom.blogspot.com/2020/01/stampin-friends-2020-blog-hop-birthday.html
  13. Anne Marie Hile – http://www.stampinanne.com/2020/01/birthday-bash-january-stampin-friends.html
  14. Barbara Welch – https://creativestampinspot.blogspot.com/2020/01/stampin-friends-birthday-bash-blog-hop.html
  15. Melissa Thomas – https://seatoseastampin.weebly.com/blog/stampin-friends-2020-blog-hop-birthday-bash
  16. Sue Vine – https://misspinkscraftspot.blogspot.com/2020/01/its-birthday-bash-with-stampin-friends_17.html

 

 

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Happy New Year: Team Stamp It Blog Hop

Happy New Year!

Welcome to the Team Stamp It Blog Hop for the month of December. We’re glad you stopped by. Be sure to visit all of the blogs on the hop to get a host of card-making ideas using current Stampin’ Up! products. Leave a comment on each with the hashtag #stampitcontest for your chance to win a Looking Up Card Kit.

My card features the A Wish for Everything stamp set accented with gold heat embossing and the Tin Tile Dynamic Textured Embossing Folder.

 
Happy New Year

Happy New Year

I’ve also used the Gold Foil Sheets and the Layering Ovals Dies to create this peek-through window. I die cut the oval hole in the center before embossing the black card stock with the Tin Tile Embossing Folder. I also added some Gold Metallic Pearls. See the list of materials used to create this card at the very end of the blog post. Click on any of the graphics to be taken directly to my online store where you can shop 24/7.

As we get ready to usher in 2020, we’re also looking forward to Stampin’ Up!’s Sale-A-Bration promotion. It’s the most fun sale of the year. With each $50 and $100 purchase, you earn your choice of free and exclusive items — including stamp sets, a punch, Designer Series Paper, and much more. In addition, Stampin’ Up!’s January-June Mini Catalog goes live January 3. It’s filled with a host of brand-new items to freshen your paper crafting and memory keeping hobby. Look for stamp sets, Designer Series Paper, and more to celebrate everything from birthdays to Valentine’s Day and Easter. Keep watching my blog for samples of projects created with products from both catalogs.

Thank you for hopping along with us today. Please visit the other blogs on this hop. Just click the links below to view the work of other stampers.

Kim

Congrats to Brooke Berger, the winner of last month’s hop.

 

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Christmas Card with Stampin’ Up!’s So Many Stars

Stampin' Up! So Many Stars

Stampin’ Up! So Many Stars Christmas Card

Hello Stampers!

Look what I found in my mailbox: A beautiful Christmas card using Stampin’ Up!’s So Many Stars Bundle. Going to the mailbox this time of year is so much fun! Mixed between the bills and the advertising fliers are Christmas and holiday cards. Some of them include notes and letters letting us know what’s been happening in friends’ and relatives’ lives in the last year. It’s great to catch up!

And, I just love that some of the cards are handmade. This beautiful card was created and sent to me by Angela Schmit. She used Stampin’ Up!’s So Many Stars Bundle which includes a stamp set and the coordinating Stitched Stars Dies. One of the key features of this beautiful card is the silver heat embossing on the largest Night of Navy star. There’s a lot of sparkle on this card with Silver Glimmer Paper stars.

This stamp set can be found in Stampin’ Up!’s Holiday Catalog. If you like this stamp set, So Many Stars, be sure to get it soon. It will be retiring from the lineup January 2. Purchase the stamp set and the dies as a bundle and receive a 10 percent discount. Please note: the So Many Stars Bundle is being discontinued so get it before it’s gone. (Here’s a link to the bundle in my online store here.) Good news, though, the Stitched Stars Dies, will be carrying over and will be available in the January-June 2020 Mini Catalog.

I hope you find your mailbox full of cards this holiday season. If you want to receive a card from me, reply to this post or email me at [email protected] I’d love to send you some happy mail.

See below for a list of products Angela used to create this card. Also, be sure to check out Stampin’ Up!’s Discounted Products and the Clearance Rack.

Thanks for stopping by today. I’d love to help you with your crafting needs and inspiration. I teach classes in the Mesa and Queen Creek areas of Arizona and would love to have you join me.

Kim

 

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