Thirteen Handmade Card Samples

Peaceful Prints

I love many things about being a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator! But perhaps the best part is the stamping community that comes with it .

During my almost-eleven years as a demonstrator, I’ve made so many lasting and valuable relationships with people who share my love of Stampin’ Up! and paper crafting.

I had a chance to gather with some of these women this last Saturday at a local team meeting. (I recently moved to Arizona from Nebraska so I have a great group there with whom I met this summer).

One of the fun things we do is “swap” our card creations. Each person designs one card and then creates enough for everyone participating. Then we “swap” or share our cards. I love that everyone has a different style and likes different papers and colors; it gives us some new ideas to implement in our own craft rooms.

This blog post features a look at the cards each of the participants created. The card shown at the top of the post is a remake of one of the cards I received from Ginger Borneman (Ginger Snap Stamps). Be sure to watch the accompanying video. I share these same cards and discuss them there.


Thirteen Handmade Card Samples

The cards above feature products from Stampin’ Up!’s current SaleABration catalog and the July-December 2021 Mini Catalog.

Aren’t these amazing?

It’s easy to become a part of our stamping community. Purchase Stampin’ Up!’s starter kit for just $99 + tax. You then get to choose $125 worth of any product of your choosing, and it’s shipped free. In addition, during SaleABration, get an extra FREE bundle. See the graphic below. You’re not required to host parties or teach classes, just enjoy your discount.

Click here to join this awesome stamping community.

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Counting Sheep Card Samples

Counting Sheep Card Samples

I told myself that it’s OK to have a purple sheep!

It’s exciting that Stampin’ Up! offers TWO Sale-A-Bration sales this year. It gives the ability two times each year to earn FREE product with qualifying purchases of $50 and $100. You choose from exclusive stamp sets, Designer Series Paper, and die cuts. I love these 10 offerings and can’t wait to show you projects in upcoming posts. Sale-A-Bration starts today — Tuesday, August 3, 2021 — and runs through September 30, 2021.

Today, I’m sharing a few cards created with the Counting Sheep stamp set and Sheep Dies. (Just a note: the Sheep Dies are available while supplies last. If they are a must-have for you, get them sooner rather than later. Free with a $50 purchase before tax and shipping.) Click here to see a PDF of the Sale-A-Bration brochure.

This layout reflects one I’ve used for two other cards recently. It’s fun to see the same design but with different products and themes. See one post here.

Counting Sheep Card Samples

Counting Sheep Card Samples

Stampin' Up! Sheep Dies

Stampin' Up! Counting Sheep

Counting Sheep Card Samples

Be sure to watch the video showing the card samples and how the card goes together.

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 below from the mini catalog:

  • Frosted Gingerbread (p. 65)
  • Christmas Season (p. 66)
  • Christmas to Remember (p. 66)
  • Whimsical Trees (p. 67)
  • Peaceful Deer (p. 67)
  • Sweet Little Stockings (p. 68)
  • Penguin Place (p. 68)
  • Peaceful Cabin (p. 68)
  • Arctic Bears (p. 69)
  • Beauty of Tomorrow (p. 69)
  • Gorgeous Leaves (p. 70)
  • Nature’s Harvest (p. 71)

After you purchase the starter kit, you receive a 20 percent discount on your future purchases. You’re not required to have parties or host workshops, just enjoy your discount.

In addition, you become a member of an awesome stamping community. Stampin’ Up! offers a host of perks, including:

  • a demonstrator-only Facebook group filled with card samples and tutorials;
  • a weekly email newsletter;
  • invitations to special Stampin’ Up! only events;
  • special catalog sneak peeks and an opportunity to order early.

You also become part of Kim’s Paper Krafters. We’re a fun group of demonstrators who have enjoy and support each others’ paper crafting. Through my private Facebook group, I give free tutorials, offer card-making inspiration, present a monthly challenge, and more. I also organize in-person meetings and stamping events.

Please contact me if you have questions about this awesome opportunity. Or click here to start the process. (Remember: the extra, free bundle offer begins August 3.)

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Thanks for stopping by today. Please let me know how I can help in your paper crafting journey.


Counting Sheep Card Samples Product List

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