ICS July Blog Hop – My Favorite Bundle

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Howdy Everyone!

I am back! 2nd time out of 3 hops this week! Are you excited?! I am!

This is the fun Inspire, Create, Share Blog Hop and always the 1st Wednesday of the month! I can’t believe it is July already! EEK! Where is the year going?

We are showcasing our favorite bundles this week! When you order a Bundle you save 10% rather than ordering the items separately! How awesome is that?! Below I have a list of all the stamp set and punch or dies bundles in this new catalog! Or CLICK HERE to see every Bundle in the catalog now! They are amazing!

The bundle I am showcasing is the Peaceful Moments Bundle. It is a carryover from the Spring Mini.

PEACEFUL MOMENTS BUNDLE (ENGLISH)
Price: $52.00

I love this bundle and have become even more enamored of it because I saw my first poppies in person ever! I have a big patch of them in the middle of my new yard and 2 smaller patches on the side of the house! They were amazing to watch grow and bloom! The stamps and dies are truly realistic! Here are the poppies from my yard…

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It was interesting to see the differences between the flowers from the different patches. One had the dark insides and 1 layer of petals…that’s my favorite…the big patch has some flowers with many layers of petals and other flowers just had one layer of petals. I fell in love with poppies for sure!!

Here is my version…

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I used some Wink of Stella on the poppies to give them a little more pizzazz because I love them so much! 😉

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I used a number of the inside layers to capture the depth of the real ones. I think I came pretty close!

That is it for me tonight! Now it’s off to see what Anastasia Radloff has created with the Whale Done bundle. It’s one of the ones on my shopping list, too!

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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! 

Blessings, June

 

Challenges this card has been entered into:

 

Supplies Used to make box:
Click on any item you want to check out and it will take you to my store and show you pictures and prices. If you don’t currently have a demonstrator, I would be blessed to have you as a customer!
When you place an order, please use the July Hostess Code ZM7NYA3M . Any order using this Hostess Code will receive a handmade ‘Thank you’ card from me and a sheet of Dimensionals to show my appreciation.
If you place an order of $150 or more, before tax and shipping, please don’t add the hostess code. Enjoy your well earned Stampin’ Rewards!
Thank you so much for choosing me to be your Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator!
Here are the stamp set and either punch or dies bundles. You can click on any one of them and it will take you right to my store! Happy Shopping! Remember, it’s
Bonus Days
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!

 

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.

 

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!

HERE’S THE NEW ANNUAL CATALOG! CHECK IT OUT!
IF YOU WANT TO HAVE AN ACTUAL CATALOG TO HOLD IN YOUR HANDS, COMMENT BELOW OR ZIP ME AN EMAIL AT junebugcreations29@gmail.com AND I WILL BE HAPPY TO SEND YOU ONE!

20-21 Annual Catalog

 

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!

Need help Organizing! Click on the picture to find out more!

Storage by Stampin' Up!

 

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Circle, circle, around we go!

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Hello – Hello!

Time for another Blog Hop with my Global Stamping Friends! I love hopping with these talented demonstrators! This month’s theme is…can you guess from my title? Circles!! Let’s have some fun!

I saw this paper in my new All Is Bright DSP pack that I got last week and thought, “Oooh, elegant!” Plus, I have been drooling over the Beautiful Baubles stamp set and Detailed Baubles Thinlits ever since I saw it in the Holiday Catalog!! It is so gorgeous that I finally just had to order it! It just seemed so right to put the 2 together when they both came in the same box! WooHoo!

MVIMG_20181031_202401  Beautiful Baubles Photopolymer Bundle

At first I was going to use black and white to keep the feel of elegance, but after making a card using a white base…it just fell flat. I won’t bore you with that card…

My hubster actually encouraged me to use the Basic Black cardstock base and give it another whirl…and Oh My Gosh! I think it came out lovely!! And elegant!! Which is what I wanted in the first place!

Want to see it? Here it is:

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I am pleased with how it turned out! You can even see the Wink of Stella Glitter Brush in the light that is on the “wreath” around the ornaments! That was a lucky picture! I also added the Wink of Stella to the Whisper White sentiment circle, but you can’t see it in this picture. The ribbon already had sparkle in it…probably why they named it Shimmer Ribbon! 😉

What do you think? Did I hit the “elegant” mark on the nose, or what!? It definitely turned out better than the first one or the Turkey I was considering making, but thought I needed ovals for the feathers instead of circles…who knows, maybe I will still make one. It is November after all! LOL If you want instructions on how to make this card, just leave a comment below and I will get them emailed to you. Thanks!

To see the lovely Circle item Angélique Stempelkeuken made, please click on the arrow. Enjoy hopping through the blogs, I know I will!

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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 with me!

Blessings, June

PS. In case you hadn’t figured it out yet, all the blue words are where you can click to see the items I am talking about…a new tab will open for your convenience.

If you would like to place an order and ei your order is less than $150, please use this Hostess Code and I will send you a personal Thank You card and gift. If you place an order over $150, you’ll get the rewards and a special Thank You from me!

November Hostess Code

Challenges this card was entered in:

HIMCR – Challenge #376 – Any Holiday

Crafting By Design – Get Ready For Christmas – October Edition

TTCRD – New Anything Goes Challenge 30th October

Crafty Hazelnut’s Christmas Challenge – Challenge #409

Click on the picture for other happenings at Stampin’ Up!:

Currently until November 10th

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Currently until November 30th

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On going

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Clearance Rack

 

Paper Pumpkin Pop Up Blog Hop!

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Hello!
Welcome to the Paper Pumpkin Pop-Up Blog Hop! We are all fans of this monthly crafting kit and want to share with you our enthusiasm for this box of creative fun! This is my first time hopping with this group, however, I am sure it won’t be the last since I am a huge Paper Pumpkin fan!
The beauty of the Paper Pumpkin kit is that you can follow the directions provided in the kit to make the projects as they were designed, or use the supplies as a starting point and let your own creativity run wild.
On this hop, we will be sharing many alternate ideas with you on how to use the September kit called ‘Frights and Delights.’
I like to start out making at least 1 of each of the planned projects in a kit first. I just haven’t bought any candy yet, so I thought I would use one of Paper Pumpkin’s images. They look better with candy in them than empty. Aren’t they cute little packages?? I’ll be using them for secretaries and teachers at the schools I sub at and where my son goes.
Then, I see where my own creative juices flow…here is what happened this month…
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I have made up my mind to do more scrapbooking and have therefore challenged myself to make at least 1 scrapbook page with the kit contents each month. For this, I need to add a 12 x 12 piece of card stock, which is in Rich Razzleberry today. Normally, I would use the included cards to back the photos, yet since this kit did not have cards, I did have to grab some other card stock as well. In this case, some Pumpkin Pie, Mango Melody, and Cajun Craze. Ideally, I would like to use as much from the kit as I can to show you that you can do it too. Also, this month, to have a change of pace for non Halloween folks, I added in a fall stamp set called Colorful Seasons stamp set and Seasonal Layers thinlits.
I used 2 of the cellophane bags and cut them on one side. Then I did a fan fold and adhered the sides together after tying them in the middle with the bakers twine from the kit. I made the bakers twine long enough so that I could tie it in a bow around the stems of the leaves.
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The leaves are stamped in Rich Razzleberry, Cajun Craze, and Crushed Curry. The leaf overlay is cut from Mango Melody. I used glue dots on the back of the leaves to stick them to the cellophane fan circle.
For the title, I embossed one of the flower thinlits onto the silver paper that was in the box. I just used a scrap of it. I thought they came out pretty cool. I was attempting to cut the flower and instead it did this. I liked it, so I didn’t run it through the Big Shot again. I also used the Stitched Framelits to make the ovals around the title. I use these A LOT! I absolutely love them! You can also see that I used Rich Razzelberry ink to stamp a bunch of leaves all over the back ground to give it some extra pizzazz and add to the falling leaves…
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After making the scrapbook page, I thought I should make a card using as much from the kit as I could. I needed to add cardstock for the base of the cards, yet, the rest is from the kit itself. These 2 cards came together pretty quick!
This first one, I used Gorgeous Grape cardstock and cut 1 inch off the bottom of the top part of the card. Then I used the spider web cellophane bag and cut it open to make a cover for the top of the card. I used the small and large spider on the same stamp block to stamp the bottom border. Then used the silver pumpkin to adhere behind the jack-o-lantern. I stamped the sentiment and tied some of the bakers twine around the fold to disguise it.
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The only thing I don’t like about this card is that you can see the glue dots that I used to stick the bag to the front. Not sure what else I could have done.
The next card I like better…
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I used a piece of Granny Apple Green card stock and Whisper White cardstock. I used the Gorgeous Grape ink for the stamping after putting almost all the stamps onto 1 block to make a word and picture collage. I saw somebody on a facebook site do something similar for a scrapbook page background and was reminded that I had once done that for Christmas cards from Paper Pumpkin a few years ago. I love using that idea when you have lots of little stamps!
I used the same block of stamps to stamp the background with Versa Mark ink. Then I added the silver circle behind the ghosts eyes to give it that eerie look. I cut off part of the tag and edged it with the Gorgeous Grape like I did the whole card and the worded rectangle. Gotta love distressing! I tied some of the black and silver bakers twine around the fold and tied a bow. I used dimensionals for the back of the tag and the ghost. Simple and quick card.
There you have it. 3 fairly quick and easy alternates to a very fun paper Pumpkin kit. Did you have to go Halloween? No, you did not. Could you if you wanted to? Naturally! Paper Pumpkin is for anyone and any level of crafting that wants to get products you can’t buy anywhere else.
Are you currently a Paper Pumpkin subscriber? If not, now is a great time to join in the fun!
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Coming next week…Paper Pumpkin FLASH SALE! Don’t miss out. Check with your demonstrator to start getting your box in the mail. If you don’t have one, I am happy to get you started with your subscription to Paper Pumpkin!

HOW the FLASH SALE WORKS:
Paper Pumpkin has a LIMITED NUMBER of October kits to offer at a special introductory rate. The flash promotion price for new subscribers is $5. The flash promotion starts October 8, 2018. The sale will continue until supplies run out or the October subscription period ends on October 10, whichever comes first.
If the supply runs out before October 10, they will end the sale and automatically begin accepting new subscribers for November (which features a one-of-a-kind, exclusive holiday kit in a specially-designed box).

CLICK HERE or on the picture above and make sure you use promo Code FLASH1018 to lock in your $5 box of October fun!

Thank you for joining us as we share with you the possibilities of Paper Pumpkin! Now hop over to Deb’s blog to see her fun creation.
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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 with me!

Blessings, June