GSF -2020-2022 In Colours

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Howdy, Everyone!

Last Blog Hop of the week goes to…Global Stamping Friends! Amazing demonstrators from around the world join in this hop to showcase their creative side every 1st Friday of the month!

This month we are showcasing the new 2020-2022 In Colors! They are marvelous and bright! I have been using them quite a bit! Here are 2 cards we made for my Hostess Club last week! Since my stamps were still in a tub at the time we used the sentiments from the Covid19 Giveback download. Those are not going out of style anytime soon! Yippee!

Here are my 2 cards…I even caught the sun shining in my Creation Studio, so the colors don’t get anymore real than that! 🙂

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I did 2 new techniques for these cards. The one on the right is the new craze called Scrappy Strips…that was fun and simple! Easier than I thought it was going to be! And the one on the left is stamping with rubber bands wrapped around a D block! That was cool! I have a tutorial available for anyone who leaves a comment or emails me at junebugcreations29@gmail.com and asks for it! 🙂

Now it is time to hop on over to Tricia Butts blog and see what she created for this In Color hop!

Thank you for reading and taking this crafting journey with me! It’s nice to have you along! Enjoy your own Stampin’, Scrappin’, and Craftin’ journey! Please leave a comment and let me know your thoughts about this project. Feel free to CASE my projects and share them in the comments below! I love to see what others create! 

 

Supplies Used to make these cards:
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For every $50 you spend in July, you get a $5 coupon to redeem in August! 
You all know I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Paper Pumpkin and here is some fun and exciting news to share about this amazing kit!

Paper Pumpkin was recently ranked 12 in the top 20 Best Art & Craft Subscription Box Review by My Subscription Addiction!

 

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These rankings are based on votes by readers of the My Subscription Addiction blog/website.

 

Here is a sneak peek at July’s Paper Pumpkin kit! How fun it looks!

ABOUT THE JULY KIT

Summer Nights

Kit contains enough supplies to create nine postcards and coordinating envelopes, as well as nine die-cut tealight bags.

Coordinating Colors: Blackberry Bliss, Calypso Coral, Costal Cabana, Night of Navy

***The Paper Pumpkin kit does not require the add-on to create completed projects. ***

ABOUT THE SUMMER NIGHTS ADD-ON

Summer Nights Add-On

Contains 24 preprinted card bases and coordinating envelopes.

***The Summer Nights Add-On is not required to complete the Paper Pumpkin kit projects.***

 

Don’t miss out on July’s kit!! Sign up NOW! Contact your demonstrator to get started or *CLICK HERE* to subscribe with me as your demonstrator. I would be happy to have you in my Paper Pumpkin Club! Don’t delay!

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GSF Blog Hop- We Love Bundles

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Howdy!

I am actually very thankful for today’s TGIF…it’s been the busiest, least amount of sleep week, I have had in a very long time! 

And, it’s Global Stamping Friends Blog Hop time, to boot! Whoopee! This month our theme is Bundles. There are so many to choose from and I was having a hard time choosing. Then, as I ran out of time in this crazy week…I realized I had this lovely card we did for Hostess Club and I had not had a chance to share it with you yet.

I chose the Peaceful Moments Bundle! It is part of the Peaceful Poppies Suite…an amazing suite that I heartily recommend! So versatile!

I wanted to teach my Hostess club how to make a Double Z card, but got confused by my own written directions that I wrote down while watching JanB on Youtube almost 2 years ago. I went back to Youtube and ended up finding this one with a larger second z and I really like it. Wendy Cranford has a Youtube video on how to make it. She used different colors than I did, though. That was a little too much Poppy Parade for my tastes.

Supplies and measurements are listed below…so, here it is:

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Now on to Jan Musselman to see what Bundle she used and the creation she came up with. Enjoy the hop!

 

Thank you for reading and taking this crafting journey with me! It’s nice to have you along! Enjoy your own Stampin’, Scrappin’, and Craftin’ journey! Please leave a comment and let me know your thoughts about this project. Feel free to CASE my projects and share them in the comments below! I love to see what others create! 

Supplies Used to make card:
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Measurements:

  • Rich Razzleberry Base – 5 1/2′ x 8 1/2″ scored at 2 1/8″ and 4 1/4″
  • Whisper White insert – 3 3/4″ x 6 1/2″ scored at 2 1/8″ and 4 1/4″
  • Peaceful Poppy DSP – 4 x 5 1/4″  and 2 x 3 1/2″
  • Poppy Parade, Calypso Coral, Basic Black pieces big enough for the flower parts
  • Whisper White piece for label
Have fun and post your picture in the comments! I would love to see what you create!
When you place an order, please use the February Hostess Code XTRQ6NR4. Any orders of $35 or more will receive a handmade ‘Thank you’ card from me!
If you place an order of $150 or more, please enjoy your well earned rewards and a handmade ‘Thank you’ card from me!! Thank you so much for letting me be your Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator!
You all know I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Paper Pumpkin and here is some fun and exciting news to share about this amazing kit!

Paper Pumpkin was recently ranked 12 in the top 20 Best Art & Craft Subscription Box Review by My Subscription Addiction!

My subscription addiction is a website that reviews and provides information on all sorts of subscription boxes. It is kind of like a hub for people who really love subscription boxes. You can check it out here:

https://www.mysubscriptionaddiction.com/best-subscription-boxes/best-craft-boxes

These rankings are based on votes by readers of the My Subscription Addiction blog/website.

You can earn FREE Sale-A-Bration goodies when you purchase a 3-, 6-, or 12- month prepaid Paper Pumpkin subscription. In fact, purchasing prepaids may be the best and easiest way to earn Sale-A-Bration products—especially if you are new to crafting and feel a little overwhelmed by all of the items in our catalog.

 

You can CLICK the picture below to see the cute new video they made! Those puppies are too cute!
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3 DAYS LEFT! Here is a great reason to Subscribe Before February 10th! Below is a description of what you are going to get…well, sort of… 😉 CLICK HERE or on the picture to see a Sneak Peek video giving some clues as to what is in the kit for February!
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  • Kit details: Makes nine cards and envelopes
  • Card size: 4-1/4” x 5-1/2” (10.8 x 14 cm)
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2” x 5-3/4” (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  • Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Petal Pink, Pool Party, Pretty Peacock, Rich Razzleberry, Rococo Rose, and Old Olive

The Lovely Day Paper Pumpkin kit coordinates perfectly with the Happy Birthday to You Stamp Set (item 152308), which is available as part of Stampin’ Up!’s Sale-A-Bration promotion. You can get it for FREE by reaching the qualifying purchase amount of $50  by March 31, 2020. See details below.

Happy Birthday to You Stamp Set

 

And now you can order dies to go with this Sale-A-Bration set and it will also coordinate with your Paper Pumpkin kit! I love all the coordinating! And that is why I love Stampin’ Up!
If you like what you see then you will definitely want to sign up for Paper Pumpkin! Contact your demonstrator to get started or *CLICK HERE* to subscribe with me as your demonstrator. I would be happy to have you in my Paper Pumpkin Club! Don’t delay!
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January-June 2020 Mini Catalog

 

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ICS Blog Hop Color Challenge

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Howdy, Everyone!

It’s that time of the month when the ICS Blog Hop happens! WooHoo! I love hopping with these ladies!!

Yes, it has been awhile since I posted anything again. Life has a way of doing that sometimes. I had lots of visitors during August and then also went to see my sister in Septemeber, who is slowly losing her battle with cancer. I’ll be leaving again next week for a long weekend. Sadly, it will be the last time I see her. Please bare with me and have patience if my posts are scattered for while. I’ll get myself on track again soon!

Ok, enough sad stuff…it is time for the monthly Inspire, Create, Share Blog Hop and I am ready this month! It’s a color challenge and for me it was a time to get Happy for Halloween!

Here are the colors we needed to use:

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Aren’t those some fun colors?! They totally screamed HALLOWEEN at me, so I went for it!

My Silver Metallic ink is on back order (yes, a necessary evil at times) and so I made do with all the other colors and tossed some Silver Metallic thread on there instead!

I used the new Harvest Hellos stamp set and matching punch for the pumpkins and sentiment. I also used a new technique…well, new to me…bubble wrap stamping. How cool is that?! I rolled a bit of bubble wrap onto my ink pad and then rolled it onto the card stock! Did I take a picture, you ask? Um, nope. 😦 But I promise to next time, for sure! I plan on using this easy technique a few more times! Keep an eye out for it!

Another new thing I did was to use the Tailored Tag punch, which I affectionately call the Hampton Inn punch because it is shaped the same as their sign. 🙂 Kinda funny! I drive by there daily and it makes me want to go home and use this punch! So, today I did! I stuck a strip of cardstock across the middle of it and punched out what I actually needed since the punched image would have been way too big. Cool, eh? 2 new techniques in 1 post! I amaze myself. 😉

So, here is my card. What do you think? Please do comment below!

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Supplies are listed below as well as other current Stampin’ Up! specials and information you need to know! For now, you can hop on over to Lisa Ann Bernard and see what these colors inspired her to create!

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Thank you for reading and taking this crafting journey with me! It’s nice to have you along! Enjoy your Stampin’, Scrappin’, and Craftin’ journey! Please leave a comment and let me know your thoughts about this project. Feel free to CASE my projects and share them in the comments! I love to see what others create! 

Blessings, June

 

Supplies Used  Click on any item you want to check out and it will take you to my store and show you pictures and prices.)
When you place an order, please use the September Hostess Code F7MQN2D9.  Any orders of $25 or more will receive a handmade ‘Thank you’ card from me! If you place an order of $150 or more, please enjoy your rewards as well as a handmade card!! Thank you!

 

You all know I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Paper Pumpkin so CLICK the picture below to Subscribe Before October 10th!
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October Kit

Kit details: Makes 10 cards and envelopes

Card size: 4 1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm)

Envelope size: 4-1/2″ x 5-3/4″ (11.4 x 14.6 cm)

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

November Kit

Kit details: Makes 24 holiday-themed gift tags of 4 various sizes and designs.

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

The October and November kits coordinate; however, each kit is all-inclusive and can stand alone.

If you like what you see then you will definitely want to sign up for Paper Pumpkin! Contact your demonstrator to get started or CLICK HERE* to subscribe with me as your demonstrator. I would be happy to have you in my Paper Pumpkin Club!
Ready for the holidays this fall? Check out the awesome new Holiday Catalog! Just CLICK on the picture and be whisked away to stampin’ dream land!

Holiday Catalog

 

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ICS – Beautiful Bundles

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Howdy!

It’s time for the Inspire, Create, & Share Blog Hop! It’s always fun to see what these talented ladies are up to! This month we are showcasing the new Bundles in the Annual Catalog. I really like how Stampin’ Up! has organized them and put them up front to find right away! Have you seen that?! Just love it!

Let’s get started! I chose the Daisy Lane Bundle to showcase this month. I paired it with a few other parts of different stamp sets since I mainly used the daisy stamps and the daisy punches to create this Birthday Pop Up box card for a class that a customer requested for her and a couple friends. She neglected to tell me they were newbies and had never crafted, not even made a card before. Wowza! What a project to introduce them to card making! 😮

Here is what they made…

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and here are the sides…

I love how fresh and bright it turned out! This is my 3rd pop-up box card and I think there will be many more!

The supplies are listed below and if you would like a PDF of the instructions, please comment below and I will get it to you! Remember to check out the supplies that I used below!

Now you can hop on over to Terri Takashige and see what wonderful Bundle she chose to showcase today! Have fun hopping!

 

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Thank you for reading and taking this crafting journey with me! It’s nice to have you along! Enjoy your Stampin’, Scrappin’, and Craftin’ journey! Please leave a comment and let me know your thoughts about this project. Feel free to CASE my projects and share them in the comments! I love to see what others create! 

Blessings, June

 

Supplies Used  Click on any item you want to check out and it will take you to my store and show you pictures and prices.)
When you place an order, please use the August Hostess Code GHAZFJSJ.  Any orders of $25 or more will receive a handmade ‘Thank you’ card from me and a Iridescent Sequin Assortment.
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If you place an order of $150 or more, please enjoy your rewards as well as the above gifts!! Thank you!

 

CLICK the picture below to see a sneak peek of August’s Paper Pumpkin kit!! It’s going to be fun! Subscribe Before August 10th!
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  • Makes 6 fall-themed gift bags
  • Makes 12 fall-themed gift tags
  • Coordinating colors: Blackberry Bliss, Calypso Coral, Crumb Cake, Crushed Curry, Merry Merlot, Mint Macaron, Old Olive, Pretty Peacock, and Soft Suede
Then, if you like that…they are providing an ADD-ON kit of cards to go with this kit of packaging! Isn’t that awesome? 
  • Gift of Fall Add-On Bundle (item 152885)
  • Price: $10.00
  • Includes 24 card bases of 2 different designs with coordinating envelopes (note card size)
  • Product dimensions
    • Cards: 5″ x 3-1/2″ (12.7 x 8.9 cm)
    • Envelopes: 5-1/8″ x 3-5/8″ (13 x 9.2 cm)
  • Available August 1, while supplies last
  • Not included with an August Paper Pumpkin subscription

Important note: The Gift of Fall Add-On Bundle is not needed to complete the August kit projects.

If you like what you see then you will definitely want to sign up for Paper Pumpkin! Contact your demonstrator to get started or CLICK HERE* to subscribe with me as your demonstrator. I would be happy to have you in my Paper Pumpkin Club!

CHALLENGES THIS CARD IS ENTERED INTO:

Clearance RackUpdated regularly! Check often! While supplies last! They just put STAMP SETS on here for the first time…click on the banner and go check them out! Remember to use the Hostess Code, please!

 

It’s a great time to join my team!
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Click here to go to the New Annual Catalog! Get ready to drool! 🙂
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If you like any of these sets, then you will definitely want to sign up for Paper Pumpkin and order the sets! Contact your demonstrator to get started or CLICK HERE* to subscribe with me as your demonstrator. I would be happy to have you in my Paper Pumpkin Club!

 

 

 

Around the Corner w/ Tropical Chic

Howdy, Everyone!

Wow! It’s summer vacation! Yay! However, this is not my usual kind of summer because I got a new teaching job! I started teaching English to Chinese children online. It is lots of fun! I think of it as being a host of my own children’s show! It is really boosting the creative side of my brain! Which means you’ll probably be seeing more posts on here…not a bad thing, right?! That’s the best kind of summer!

I whipped this card up faster than I think I have ever done! Creative juices have been flowing! Love these fun bright colors!

Fusion was the inspiration for the colors…

And here is my card…I did a combination of the colors from the VW and the sketch.

I started with a card base in Daffodil Delight. Created a Whisper White rectangle with the Stitched dies. The stamp set is Tropical Chic with the matching dies for my main focal images. The flowers are in Mango Melody and Melon Mambo while the leaves are in Bermuda Bay.

Then I used the ‘Hello There’ sentiment from the Around the Corner stamp set. I think this might be the first time using both of these sets. Glad they carried over into the new Annual catalog!

I’m truly loving the feeling these bright summer colors give me!! We’re still waiting on summer weather here in Montana! Lots of rain and cool days. Definitely not like in Arizona, where it’s triple digits! Don’t really miss that, just would like some days warmer than 50-60s! 😁

That’s all for today…I’ll be back sooner than usual! I have some graduation cards to share!

Thank you for reading and taking this crafting journey with me! It’s nice to have you along! Enjoy your Stampin’, Scrappin’, and Craftin’ journey and feel free to share and CASE with me! I love to see what others create!
Blessings, June
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If you place an order of $150 or more, please enjoy your rewards as well as the above gifts!! 
Challenges this card was entered into:
Fusion – VW Hippie
Crafting by designs – Anything Goes Challenge – June 2019
A Bit More Time To Craft – Challenge #94
Through the Craft Room Door – June 18th 2019 Challenge
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends – Challenge #108
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Until July 10th…don’t miss out! Next month the kit will be coordinating with 3 different suites from the Annual Catalog! Yes, 3!! That is so cool! You can pick which one you like best and go to town making as many projects as you wish! Think of the fun!
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Come Sail Away
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If you like any of these sets, then you will definitely want to sign up for Paper Pumpkin and order the sets! Contact your demonstrator to get started or CLICK HERE* to subscribe with me as your demonstrator. I would be happy to have you in my Paper Pumpkin Club!
Click here to go to the New Annual Catalog! Get ready to drool! 🙂
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Paper Pumpkin Possibilities Blog Hop Hugs from Shelli

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Howdy Folks!
Guess what time it is?! Blog Hop time with the fabulous ladies of the Paper Pumpkin Possibilities group! We are bringing you Paper Pumpkin Alternates for May’s kit called Hugs from Shelli. Shelli is the Founder of Stampin’ Up! and she helped design this month’s kit. I loved the original cards so much that my alternate uses ink colors, stamps, and some twine from the kit, but I did not alter any of the items from the kit.
I used this card for my Paper Pumpkin Club, which is where my subscribers and I get together once a month and make our kits and I share an alternate project and all the supplies for that project with them. They have asked that I only use the extras from the kit because they like to make the cards from the kit as is…so, that is what I do.
This month, I was inspired by the flowers and soft colors and this is what I came up with:

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I started with a base of Early Espresso, used 2 pieces of the tissue paper that was in the kit and after adhering, I ran it through the Big Shot with the Subtles Embossing folder. Then I cut a piece of Pool Party and embossed it with the retiring Lovely Floral Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder. I distressed the edges with the Early Espresso ink pad. The ‘Hugs For You’ is from the included stamp set and stamped on a piece of Very Vanilla in Early Espresso and distressed as well. I like distressing because it helps frame things in. In this case it also went with the worn look of the card. If you have been following me for awhile you will notice that I do distress quite frequently. After the stamping, I used the Tailored Tag Punch to cut it out. I then used a strip of burlap ribbon and made a bow from the kit using the Petal Pink twine for the bottom of the tag. The tag was raised with dimensionals. And, of course, 3 pearls were added to give it the final touch.
I am pleased with the card and the ladies loved it when they came for our Paper Pumpkin Club on Saturday. If you are in the Whitefish area, please feel free to join us! We have a grand ol’ time!
Now you can hop along to see what Charmane Hopkins has in store for you by clicking the Next button below:

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Thank you for reading and taking this crafting journey with me! It’s nice to have you along! Enjoy your Stampin’, Scrappin’, and Craftin’ journey and feel free to share and CASE with me! I love to see what others create!
Blessings, June
Until June 10th…don’t miss out! Click Now on the banner to see a sneak peek of June’s kit!
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If you liked what you saw…then you will definitely want to sign up for Paper Pumpkin! Contact your demonstrator to get started or CLICK HERE* to subscribe with me as your demonstrator.
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Until June 3, 2019

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Paper Pumpkin April Alternate

Howdy!

Yes, it has been quite awhile since I have been on here and I have missed a few blog hops as well. I am sure you will all agree that life sometimes gets in the way of things we would rather be doing to do the things we need to be doing! I won’t bore you with the details…just know that I haven’t forgotten my commitment to helping you get your creative juices flowing! I just got bogged down for a bit with life matters.

I’m back and staying on track! I figured I should show you my Paper Pumpkin Alternate for our Club’s April kit before May’s Paper Pumpkin Possibilities Blog Hop goes live tomorrow.

I really, really liked this Distinktive stamp set and so did my ladies!! What an amazing flower! The card I made was inspired from a shirt that I own! It’s a Lularoe shirt and I got a compliment from Dr. Andy about it. All of a sudden, I knew I wanted to use it to make a card with the new kit! How funny is that?

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So, I did!

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I used a black card base, stamped on Whisper White with Cherry Cobbler and then cut the cardstock into strips. When you lay down the strips, start at the top, then bottom and work your way in. It’s not as easy as one might think. Spacing is tricky.

I fussy cut the leaves after stamping them with Mint Macaron. I also fussy cut the flower. I added a Pearlized Doilie then layered the flower and leaves, added a knot of Cherry Cobbler Double Stitched ribbon to one of the extra tags that I stamped Thank you on. Then, using dimensionals on the back of the tag I laid it on the side of the flower and it was finished.

Simple-ish, yet satisfying. I think it is also kind of striking, if I do say so myself! The ladies at my Paper Pumpkin Club loved it and that is what counts!

Inside, I ‘stamped off’ on my scratch paper which gave the ink a softer hue:

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I also taught them to make envelopes with the Envelope Punch Board! Such an amazing tool!

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We embellished our envelopes with the stamps

And then ran them through the Big Shot with embossing folders! So, even though we only use copy paper to make our envelopes, they are gorgeous and fun and bring joy to our card recipients!

Oh, and yes, I use copy paper for envelopes. What do people do with envelopes? Save them? Why, No. They rip them up and throw them away. Copy paper works perfectly and it’s much cheaper than fancy envelopes. Yes, there are times when I order the special ones, but for day-to-day envelopes, copy paper is my go to paper!

Thank you for hanging in there with me! Also for reading and taking this crafting journey with me! It’s nice to have you along! Enjoy your Stampin’, Scrappin’, and Craftin’ journey and feel free to share and CASE with me! I love to see what others create!

Blessings, June

 

Until June 10th…don’t miss out! Click Now on the banner to see a sneak peek of June’s kit!
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If you liked what you saw…then you will definitely want to sign up for Paper Pumpkin! Contact your demonstrator to get started or CLICK HERE* to subscribe with me as your demonstrator. 

 

 

Current Happenings with Stampin’ Up! Click on any picture to get more information!
Retiring List…all items will not be in the new upcoming Annual Catalog. Get them while supplies last or until June 3. Don’t wait! Click on the picture now to see what is not coming back!
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New Organizing! Click on the picture to find out more!

Storage by Stampin' Up!

Until June 3rd

Occasions Catalog

Until June 3, 2019

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If you were still wanting some items from the Holiday catalog…check this out…until June 3rd!

Holiday Favorites

Updated regularly! Check often! While supplies last!

Clearance Rack

Ongoing

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Click on the picture to watch a video about the:

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GSF – The Neutrals

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Howdy!

It’s the first Friday of the month, so that means the amazing Demos of the Global Stamping Friends are having another hop! This month we are showcasing The Neutrals.

What are the Neutrals you ask? The Neutrals are, in order of appearance, Basic Gray, Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Gray Granite, Merry Merlot, Mossy Meadow, Night of Navy, Sahara Sand, Smoky Slate, and Soft Suede.

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These are some very useful colors and most can be used in combination with any of the other color families that Stampin’ Up! has to offer! 

The stamp set I used is Geared Up Garage. Yes! I really do love this stamp set and framelits…A LOT! If you have any doubts, or need other ideas on how to use it, you can check out the other posts here, here, here, and here! 😉 It’s just a perfect set for the guys in my life! 

Here is my newest card creation:

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Then on the inside, it looks like this. The top flap of the card was trimmed off a bit so that the smudge and navy line were part of the inside, too.

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The materials used for this card are:

 

Feel free to shop in my store to get your hands on this amazing stamp set and framelit dies HERE or by clicking on the blue words in the list above! Don’t forget the DSP while you are at it! I sure trust this set makes it into the new Annual Catalog! We will find out soon! I’m not ready to stop using it! 😉

That is all I have for you today. I trust you enjoyed another creation from one of my all time favorite Occasions Catalog stamp sets! Now let’s hop on over to Tricia Butts blog and see what she created with The Neutrals!

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Thank you for reading and taking this crafting journey with me! It’s nice to have you along! Enjoy your Stampin’, Scrappin’, and Craftin’ journey and feel free to share and CASE with me! I love to see what others create!

Blessings, June

 

Until April 10th…don’t miss out!
More about the April Kit from Stampin’ Up!
  • Makes 9 cards (3 cards of 3 designs)
  • Includes an adorable gift box—in addition to your 9 cards
  • Coordinating colors: Basic Black, Calypso Coral, Flirty Flamingo, Gray Granite, Mint Macron, and So Saffron.
What is a Distinktive stamp, you ask? It is a stamp that is a picture turned into a stamp! Very detailed and gorgeous! Here are a couple samples of what I mean:
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If you like the looks of these stamps…then you will definitely want to sign up for Paper Pumpkin! Contact your demonstrator to get started or CLICK HERE* to subscribe with me as your demonstrator. 

 

Challenges this card is (or was going to be) entered into:

  • Cardz 4 Guys – #216 Let’s Get Messy
  • The design for this card actually came from a new Challenge site I found…Freshly Made Sketches.

    However, since I still have not learned to pay closer attention to closing dates of sketches, I missed out on this one because it closed before this blog post went live. Bummer! I will learn, truly, I will! 

  • The Male Room – #107 DIY (I had also designed this card with this challenge in mind, but it also closed before this blog hop went live, so I missed out. Bummer!

 

Current Happenings with Stampin’ Up! Click on any picture to get more information!

New this month! Click on the picture to find out more!

Storage by Stampin' Up!

Until June 3rd

 

Occasions Catalog

If you were still wanting some items from the Holiday catalog…check this out…until June 3rd!

Holiday Favorites

Click on the picture to watch a video about the:

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Updated regularly! Check often! While supplies last!

Clearance Rack

Ongoing

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Until June 3, 2019

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Happy Tails are Meant to Be!

Howdy!

How are you all today?! I am on my first day of Spring Break and happy for it! What better way to start it than telling you about this cute card I came up with to enter into the Sketch Saturday Challenge? I have fun with sketches and this one turned out cute!

Here is the sketch:

I figured I would change it up a bit and instead of going with circles, I went with a heart and puppy dog! Here is mine:

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And, since I am into different ways of folding cards lately…I went with a new fun one that I learned…it’s a double door kind of fold. First card I made I had the heart straight up, half on one side, half on the other. Then at my card class this week, Crystal said she was going wonky and I really liked that idea…so I went with a wonky heart too! I like this one better!

Materials used for this card are:

Here are 2 pictures of how it looks when you open it:

I left the inside blank so that I can write whatever to the person who gets the card. I may choose to put Very Vanilla cardstock inside to make writing easier because the inside is textured as well. Oh…when you use the paw and bone to stamp all over the front…stamp before you emboss…it’s easier! Just saying because I forgot to do it that way. 😉

Thank you for reading and taking this crafting journey with me! It’s nice to have you along! Enjoy your Stampin’, Scrappin’, and Craftin’ journey and feel free to share and CASE with me! I love to see what others create!

Blessings, June

Challenges this card has been entered into:

 

Current Happenings with Stampin’ Up! Click on any picture to get more information!
Until April 10th…don’t miss out!
More about the April Kit from Stampin’ Up!
  • Makes 9 cards (3 cards of 3 designs)
  • Includes an adorable gift box—in addition to your 9 cards
  • Coordinating colors: Basic Black, Calypso Coral, Flirty Flamingo, Gray Granite, Mint Macron, and So Saffron.
What is a Distinktive stamp, you ask? It is a stamp that is a picture turned into a stamp! Very detailed and gorgeous! Here are a couple samples of what I mean:
holiday stampsholiday stamps
get well soon stampsget well soon stamps

 

If you like the looks of these stamps…then you will definitely want to sign up for Paper Pumpkin! Contact your demonstrator to get started or CLICK HERE* to subscribe with me as your demonstrator. Oh, and do you like FREE products? If you buy 3 months of Paper Pumpkin Prepaid, you get a Sale-A-Bration item! Find out more HERE

Until March 31st

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Occasions Catalog

Click on the picture to watch a video about the new tote, then ask me how to get yours NOW!

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If you were still wanting some items from the Holiday catalog…check this out!

Holiday Favorites

Click on the picture to watch a video about the:

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Updated regularly! Check often! While supplies last!

Clearance Rack

Ongoing

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Until May 31, 2019

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ICS Blog Hop One Last Sale-A-Bration

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Howdy!

It’s the first Wednesday of the month…you know what that means! We are back with another ICS Blog Hop! I love these monthly hops because it keeps me creating and I enjoy seeing what others have created! This month we are celebrating the last of the Sale-A-Bration time! Last month to get your FREE products with an order of $50 or more! I am going to showcase another card made from my favorite Stamp and Framelit Bundle…yep, Geared Up Garage it is! If you missed the first 2, you can check them out here and here.

My husband turned 50 and one of his friends did in November, and another turns 50 this week. They are getting together this weekend and my hubster is taking the cards to them. They are all long time friends, so I made special cards for each of them…all different, yet all with the same set since they are all in to cars in one way or another!

Here is the card for Shawn, who turned 50 in November.

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And, yes, it is another cool kinetic folding card that I learned from Jan B! She rocks! I can’t remember what she called this, but the circle in the middle swings when you open and close the card. Stampin’ Up! used to have a framelit that created these cards (which I still own) but it was a smaller circle. I made bunches of cards with it back when I lived in Tucson, before I started this blog! Now I know how to make it by hand and can use any shape in the middle! This is going to be fun! I plan on making a lot more of all these fun folding cards that I have been posting lately! I need to get proficient at them for teaching in my classes! And, yes, of course, I will share them with all of you!

Here are some of the other sides of the card, so you can see it from all angles. Plus the envelope I made for his card too!

Besides the Classic Garage DSP, Geared Up Garage stamp set and Garage Gears thinlit bundle, I also used Basic Gray cardstock, the Happy Birthday from Happy Birthday Gorgeous, and the Balloon Bouquet Punch. Oh, and in my other posts, I forgot to mention the retired number dies that I used to cut out the 50. Not sure why they got rid of those, I like to use them for important birthdays and anniversaries! 

That is all I have for you today…be on the look out for that last card using the Geared Up Garage. Thank you for reading and taking this crafting journey with me! It’s nice to have you along! Enjoy your Stampin’, Scrappin’, and Craftin’ journey and feel free to share and CASE with me! I love to see what others create!

Blessings, June

Time to see what Megan Thompson has in store for you! Click on the Next Button and Enjoy!


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Current Happenings with Stampin’ Up! Click on any picture to get more information!
Until March 10th…almost there…don’t miss out!

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If you have been thinking about signing up for the awesome Paper Pumpkin monthly kit, NOW is the time! Next month is Paper Pumpkin’s Birthday and they always do something extra special for their birthday! This year it is a second stamp set in each kit! I love that it’s a surprise as to what theme I get in my box each month, and yet it is nice to have little hints like they did last month. This time they are telling us this to get us excited:

  • The March kit features eight full-sized, mailable cards
  • Coordinating colors are Basic Black, Bermuda Bay, Daffodil Delight, Flirty Flamingo, and Poppy Parade
  • This kit has an element that is sure to “pop”! 
  • The FREE stamp set is even bigger and better than your typical Paper Pumpkin stamp set and can be used on a variety of crafting projects.

I’m thinking the “pop” may mean a pop up card. What do you think? I’m excited, are you?!?!

Contact your demonstrator to get started or CLICK HERE* to subscribe with me as your demonstrator. Oh, and do you like FREE products? If you buy 3 months of Paper Pumpkin Prepaid, you get a Sale-A-Bration item! Find out more HERE

Until March 31st

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Click on the picture to watch a video about the new tote, then ask me how to get yours NOW!

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If you were still wanting some items from the Holiday catalog…check this out!

Holiday Favorites

Click on the picture to watch a video about the:

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Updated regularly! Check often! While supplies last!

Clearance Rack

Ongoing

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Until May 31, 2019

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Challenges this card has been entered into: