Each month, Stampin’ Up!’ hosts a #simplestamping challenge to demonstrators. Create a handmade greeting card using just rubber stamps, ink, and paper. This month, January 2022, it calls for us to use a SaleABration product and a birthday theme. The challenge demonstrates that, as paper crafters, we can create something handmade that doesn’t require a lot of expensive equipment or products.
This card design of three equal panels allows you to showcase different pieces of the patterned paper. Just think of all the possibilities with the array of paper available today.
I created two cards for this challenge. I chose the 6 x 6 Sunshine & Rainbows Designer Series Paper. Earn this package of 48-double-sided sheets free through February 28 with a minimum $50 purchase (before tax and shipping). The bright colors and patterns make this paper fun to work with.
January-February 2022 SaleABration
SaleABration is one of Stampin’ Up!’s most exciting sales. (This year, look for another SaleABration sale this summer.) Earn FREE exclusive stamp sets and Designer Series Paper with minimum purchases of $50 and $100 before tax and shipping. Grab all nine choices. See the brochure here.
See this blog post for other card ideas using SaleABration products.
Have a long wish list? Purchase the Starter Kit during SaleABration. For $99 + tax, choose $125 worth of any product and select two additional stamp sets FREE. Shipping is included. Then, enjoy a discount on your future purchases. No need to host parties or workshop or teach classes — unless you want to. Click here to start the process. Have questions? Contact me. I’m happy to help!
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I love Stampin’ Up!’s Sale-A-Bration sale! When I first began stamping, I saved my Christmas cash and birthday money. I splurged during Sale-A-Bration and earned all of the offerings as well as the hostess sets. In past years, this sale occurred just once a year. Now, it’s two times each year. Two times to earn free paper crafting products with minimum orders. That’s exciting!
Last week, I played with the Counting Sheep stamp set and Sheep Dies. See that post here. This week, I focus on the Delicate Dahlias stamp set. It’s so gorgeous. The sentiments work perfectly for a variety of occasions. Grab this set free with a $100 purchase (before tax and shipping).
The card above also features the Penguin Playmates Designer Series Paper (available free with a $50 order before tax and shipping).
Here’s a closer look at the stamp set.
Delicate Dahlias Card Samples
Please enjoy these other cards using the Delicate Dahlias and other current Stampin’ Up! supplies.
Sale-A-Bration Starter Kit Special
Have a long wish list? There’s a great starter kit offer during Sale-A-Bration in August and September. Choose $125 worth of any product from the Annual Catalog or mini catalog for just $99 + tax (shipping is included). And, receive your choice of a free bundle from the mini catalog. Contact me for more details.
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SaleABration–Free with $50 Purchase Items
SaleABration–Free with $100 Purchase
Keep reading for samples of cards using Stampin’ Up!’s Designer Series Paper (DSP). Select packages are on sale for 15 percent off through October 31. See the sale list at the bottom of this post. In addition, enjoy a video showing how these cards go together.
Magic in this Night DSP creates a Halloween card (above). Also features versatile Banner Year Stamp Set. Find these in Stampin’ Up!’s August-December 2020 Mini Catalog.
The whimsical Playful Pets DSP creates a fun card (above) for both dog and cat lovers. Be sure to check out the coordinating stamp set — Pampered Pets — and coordinating Pets Dies.
Ingredients include Peony Garden DSP and the sentiment from the Beautiful Autumn stamp set.
This card sketch is super easy to recreate with all kinds of patterned paper. Showcase different designs with this fun layout. I apply the principles to three different cards. They all feature Designer Series Paper included in the sale. Mix and match the designs found on both the front and back.
Card Cutting Dimensions
Here are the cutting dimensions:
- Base: 8 1/2 inches by 4 1/4 inches, scored at 4 1/4
- Second layer: 5 1/4 x 4 inches
- Three coordinating Designer Series Paper Pieces: 1 1/2 inches x 3 3/4 inches
- Scrap for sentiment
- Ribbon or other embellishment for card front
Stampin’ Up!’s 15 percent off Designer Series Paper sale includes fifteen different papers from both the Annual Catalog and the August-December 2020 Mini Catalog. Sale goes through October 31. This is a great time to purchase holiday designs for Christmas cards (never too early to start!). Also, stock up for upcoming paper crafting projects for birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, and more.
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Thanks for stopping by today. Here’s a Facebook Live replay showing how I created these cards from scratch.