P is for Party Pandas… Plus a Paper Pumpkin Promotion!

Welcome to my ABC “Sale-A-Bration” Series! This series showcases products from the 2018 Occasions catalog and Sale-A-Bration brochures. The Party Pandas are just adorable!  I have had so much fun playing with this stamp set! There’s only two weeks left of Sale-A-Bration and your chance to get this stamp set for FREE! Today’s card is for someone who has a special St. Patrick’s Day birthday!

Stampin Up Party Pandas Celebrate card idea for birthday or St. Patrick's Day - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I just know she is going to enjoy the chocolate balloon Mr. Panda is delivering! I used The Myths & Magic Glimmer Paper and the Myths & Magic Specialty Designer Series Paper (both from the Occasions catalog). Here’s my card details:

Card Base: 4 1/4 x 11 Whisper White scored at 5 1/2

Layer: 4 x 5 1/4 Tranquil Tide (embossed with Celebrations Duo Embossing Folder)

DSP Layer: 2 3/4 x 3 3/4 Myths & Magic Specialty Designer Series Paper

Glimmer Strip: 1/4 x 5 1/4

I stamped the Party Panda on the DSP layer and Whisper White cardstock with Basic Black Ink.  I fussy cut the Whisper White one and adhered on top of the DSP. (Oops!  I noticed I need to clean up my glue before I send this!)  I used the 1 1/2 Circle Punch to punch the balloon through both layers.

I adhered the layer to my card base then attached the candy with a glue dot. I will send this is a bubble wrap envelope but I still decorated the card envelope to match.

Stampin Up Party Pandas Celebrate card idea for birthday or St. Patrick's Day - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Here’s another card I shared previously using this stamp set.  You can click on the image to see the original post. *The Glimmer Paper I used on both cards is being offered as an additional FREE Sale-A-Bration gift starting tomorrow! *See flyer below.

Stampin Up Party Pandas Double Z Fun Fold birthday card idea with Glimmer Paper and Bubbles & Fizz DSP - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

My Paper Pumpkin Players joined me in celebrating Paper Pumpkins 5th anniversary this week. We were too busy creating to remember to take pictures but here are two I snapped before everyone left.

I love getting together with my Paper Pumpkin Players and sharing alternative ideas to make with the kit.  Do you want easy no fuss papercrafting? Paper Pumpkin has a promotion for new subscribers.

Paper Pumpkin promotion

Paper Pumpkin is a monthly subscription service which delivers pre-designed, precut, papercrafting projects straight to your doorstep. When you join Paper Pumpkin in April or May, you’ll get 50% off your first two months. Enter the code SAVEFIFTY0418 when you sign up March 11- May 10.  Click HERE to join. (*Click on Monthly Subscription/ Subscribe and enter the code.) When you subscribe to Paper Pumpkin through me I will send you FREE Step-By-Step PDF Tutorials with 3 (or more) alternate project ideas in the months you receive the kit.  *The tutorials will be sent via email at the end of each month you receive the kit (starting with this month’s anniversary kit).

Earlier this week I asked others to leave comments on my blog sharing what they like about Paper Pumpkin! I offered blog candy to one random winner in honor of Paper Pumpkin’s 5th Anniversary! You can view that post (with two of my Paper Pumpkin alternative card ideas) and the comments HERE.

The winner is…Debbie H.  Congratulations Debbie! Email me your address and I will send you 5 Paper Pumpkin projects! Many thanks to all who left comments!

NEW Sale-A-Bration Items!

Just when you think Sale-A-Bration can’t get any better, Stampin’ Up! announces they are adding more products you can earn FREE with a qualifying purchase.  Check out these new items (from current catalogs) that will be available for FREE starting Thursday, March 15th. *Click on the image flyer below to enlarge and print.

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**The item numbers from the flyer must be used in order for the products to be redeemed as Sale-A-Bration items. The items have different numbers in the catalog that do not mark the item as part of Sale-A-Bration.

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Happy Pi Day! (I couldn’t resist, I love math!)

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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Big Shot

$110.00

Glue Dots

$5.25

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D is for DSP

Welcome to my ABC “Sale-A-Bration” Series! This series showcases products from the 2018 Occasions catalog and Sale-A-Bration brochures. Today is all about one of my new favorite Designer Series Paper (aka DSP), The Springtime Foils Specialty Designer Series Paper. You can get this paper pack for FREE with a qualifying order.  You get 12 sheets of 12 x 12 Spring-inspired paper with foil designs (3 each of 4 single-sided designs in Gold foil, Rose Gold foil. and Silver foil).

Stampin Up Springtime Foils Specialty Designer Series Paper - Free during Sale-A-Bration with a qualifying order - Visit my blog www.juststampin.com -Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I have been enjoying some “coloring therapy” lately.  I love my Stampin’ Blends and used them to color the beautiful designs on the DSP.

Stampin Up Springtime Foils Specialty Designer Series Paper Birthday card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Both of these cards showcase simple layouts that you can use again and again with different DSP and sentiments.

Stampin Up Butterfly Basics stamp set and Springtime Foils Designer Series Paper Birthday card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

The sentiment on this card from Butterfly Basics.  It is so versatile and can be used for birthday, Easter, Mother’s Day, Get Well, etc. I like the Powder Pink with the Rose Gold foil.  The DSP measures 3 1/4 x 3 1/2 and the layer is 1/8″more.  I used the Layering Ovals Framelits to cut and layer my stamped sentiment.  I colored the flower from the DSP using Old Olive and Pink Pirouette Blends.  I fussy cut it out and adhered with Stampin Dimensionals. Clean & Simple!

Stampin Up Butterfly Basics Stamp Set and Springtime Foils Specialty Designer Series Paper Birthday card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

My next card showcases the other two patterns from this DSP as well as my favorite dies from Sale-A-Bration, Celebrate You.

Stampin Up Celebrate You Thinlits and Springtime Foils Specialty Designer Series Paper All Occasion Celebrate card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

This is another clean & simple card design. It’s just 2 pieces of DSP ( 2 x 4) with a ribbon in the middle to cover the seam. (You could add a banner instead of the ribbon.)  I love the Celebrate word die as it can be used for many different occasions.  The silver foil die ties in with the foil in the DSP as well as the metallic ribbon. I added a couple of vellum punched leaves behind the sentiment.

Stampin Up Celebrate You Thinlits and Springtime Foils Specialty Designer Series Paper All Occasion Celebrate card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I used the Pool Party Blends to color the leaves to tie in with the card base.

Stampin Up Celebrate You Thinlits and Springtime Foils Specialty Designer Series Paper All Occasion Celebrate card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Here’s another version of this card. It could be for a wedding, shower, engagement, or anniversary. I added the die cut heart from Sunshine Wishes Thinlits and a couple of metallic enamel hearts. Quick & easy!

Stampin Up Celebrate You Thinlits and Springtime Foils Specialty Designer Series Paper Wedding or Anniversary card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Previously, I shared some cards I colored using the Petal Passion Designer Series Paper (another favorite of mine!). Click HERE to view.

Here’s a peek at all the new Designer Series Paper from the Occasions Catalog.

It’s no secret that I love DSP! I actually did a whole alphabet series on DSP! Here are links to several posts I did that show how to cut 6 x 6 and 12 x 12 DSP to make the most use of your paper. *The first link takes you to my first alphabet series, ABC’s of Stampin’ (which is a great series for anyone new to stamping). It also shows how I organize my DSP.

D is for Designer Series Paper

B is for Blooms & Bliss DSP

D is for Dapper Denim DSP

O is for One Sheet Wonder with DSP

Y is for Shades of Yellow

If you want to view the whole alphabet series with DSP, go to categories and click ABC’s with DSP. It will start with Z and go backwards.  *If you want to start with A, go to archives and begin at October 3, 2016.

Here’s another look at today’s cards.  Do you have a favorite?

 

You can purchase the products used to make today’s card from my online store. Click on the images below or Click HERE to shop. 

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Have a Delightful Day!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

Product List

Leaf Punch

$16.00

Big Shot

$110.00

Glue Dots

$5.25

Stampin’ Up! Statement of the Heart: 

“To love what we do and share what we love, as we help others enjoy creativity and worthwhile accomplishments…in this we make a difference.”

 

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  • For every $50 you spend, you earn a FREE Sale-A-Bration product.  New $100 level!
  • Earn FREE Sale-A-Bration products with Paper Pumpkin Prepaid Subscriptions! Click HERE for details.
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Celebrate with Make a Medallion

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I can’t believe I waited until the last day of Sale-A-Bration to ink up the Make a Medallion Stamp Set!  I had so much fun layering these stamps with different color combinations.  Because this is a photopolymer stamp set, it is so easy to get perfect placement with each layer.  I used the In Colors cardstock and ribbon with the Celebrations Duo Textured Impressions Embossing Folder… I love the debossed impression you get.  This card is really quick and easy to put together.  I started with a Whisper White card base 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 scored at 4 1/4.  I embossed my In Color layer which measures 4 x 5 1/4 and adhered that to the card base.  The stamped layer is a 2 7/8 square which is layered on a 3 x 3 piece of coordinating cardstock and attached with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  Here are my color combinations:

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Emerald Envy and Mint Macaron

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Dapper Denim and Bermuda Bay

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Sweet Sugarplum and Rich Razzleberry

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Flirty Flamingo and Watermelon Wonder

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Peekaboo Peach and Pumpkin Pie

Do you have a favorite color combination?  Check out this video from Stampin’ Up showing some different ways to layer with this stamp set.

As you can see from the video there are so many different ways to combine the stamps in this set! I didn’t even use the sentiments that fit nicely in the medallion! I like the way this stamp set looks with the Lovely Lace embossing folder which I used to decorate my envelopes.

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There is always something to celebrate! I’m sending these cards out to my team members this month. I am looking forward to getting together with “my people” next weekend in Richmond, Virginia at Stampin’ Up!’s OnStage event.  We will get to see the new annual catalog, play with some of the new products, swap cards, and have all kinds of fun!

Sale-A-Bration ends today and it has certainly been a lot of fun! I appreciate everyone who placed orders with me.  I have been busy getting your goodies ready to mail out. All orders placed through my online store (Using the host code GZ4DZZ6J )are eligible for my FREE monthly gifts.  This month you will receive my birthday party goodie bags with DSP, card kits, and more! I love celebrating my birthday month with you!!!! Click HERE to shop.   You can earn The Medallion Stamp set I used on today’s cards for FREE with a qualifying order of $50 or more.  The In Color cardstock I used is also a FREE Sale-A-Bration gift. (You will still be able to order the In Color paper after today …it just won’t be FREE.)

I’m not the only one celebrating a birthday…Paper Pumpkin is celebrating its 4th year.  If you want to receive the special kit designed by Stampin’ Up!’s CEO, Sara Douglass, you need to sign up by April 10th.  (We’ve been told there is a free gift with the April kit!) Today is the last day you can save on a 3 month Pre-Paid Subscription and earn a FREE Sale-A-Bration item. I’ll put all the links below.  Feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Have a wonderful day!

 

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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SAB dates

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New items added for the Final Days!

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*Some items have sold out: Card Tin, Glimmer Paper, Seaside and Sparkle Embossing Folders.

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Sale-A-Bration is the best time of year to join Stampin’ Up! as a Demonstrator!  You can become a demonstrator for just $99 and choose choose $125 in products plus TWO additional stamp sets for your Starter Kit—any stamp set, any price! Plus, the kit ships for free!  That’s an awesome deal!!

Starter Kit:

Stampin’ Up!’s Demonstrator Starter Kit is completely customizable! The products you choose are completely up to you.  For just $99, you get:

* Your choice of up to $125 worth of any current Stampin’ Up! products!

* A business supply pack valued at $50!

*A FREE Paper Pumpkin Kit included in your kit!

*FREE shipping: The kit ships to you FREE, another 10% savings!

Product Discount:

Demonstrators get at least a 20% discount on all Stampin’ Up! products, including stamp sets, paper, and accessories.

Extra Income:

Stampin’ Up! offers a fun opportunity to share your passion for stamping and earn extra income and product.  You’ll earn extra income and product based on your sales and recruiting – just how much extra income is up to you.

Flexible Schedule:

This is your business, so you can put as much (or as little) time into it as you’d like!

Support From Stampin’ Up!:

Stampin’ Up! loves their demonstrators and it shows through our demonstrator support materials. Workshop ideas and audio and video trainings on all kinds of topics are available at your fingertips on our demonstrator website. Plus, you’ll receive “Stampin’ Success”, a magazine just for demonstrators, which is full of informative tips and beautiful samples.

Support From Me:

Whether you’d like to start a business or would simply like the great discount, I am here to support you in any way that I can. When you join through me you become a member of the PALS team. We have monthly team webinars, weekly email updates, and private Facebook pages to chat, share ideas, ask questions, and showcase our creations. You can choose to participate or just quietly lurk and take it all in. Oh, and there’s prizes and giveaways and lots of inspiration!

DO IT JUST FOR YOU!  

Consider becoming a Hobby Demonstrator: There’s no obligation to host workshops or parties, sell products to others or personally purchase anything beyond the kit! There is no penalty if you decide to stop and you get to keep all of your starter kit goodies! If you maintain $300 in retail sales per quarter, you can continue to be a Demonstrator.  If you don’t, that’s okay too!

Another bonus of being a Demonstrator…you receive FREE catalogs and an opportunity to preview and purchase new products in advance–one of my favorite benefits.

If you are interested in learning more about becoming a Demonstrator, click  HERE  to see all of the benefits and the compensation table.  You can also sign up electronically to join. If you have any questions, please contact me.  I’d love to tell you more about it! Join the Fun!

 

 

Let’s Celebrate!


Today is my 200th blog post! It has been so much fun sharing with you!!! The idea to start this blog was my daughter’s brainstorm as a way to keep me busy (so I wouldn’t miss her) while she was away at college. Your comments have not only inspired me but helped me embrace this transition in life. I love creating and sharing with others and I have met so many wonderful people through this journey. Thank you for being my cyber friends!!

Let’s celebrate!  As promised, I am giving away some blog candy! Leave me a comment letting me know something you like about my blog or something you would like to see in future blog posts. I am always learning and trying new things and I will do my best to continue to help and inspire you.

Here’s what I’m giving away:

  • Sending Love Designer Series Paper Stack
  • So Very Much Stamp Set
  • A handmade card from me

Deadline for blog candy comments is Wednesday, March 8 at 2:00 PM (EST).  (Now why did I pick 2:00???) I’ll choose a random comment and announce the winner on Thursday. *Note:  I can only ship within the U.S.

In addition to the prize above the winner will receive today’s card.  Let’s talk about this card… I love embossing folders!  I think you get the biggest bang for your buck with these. They add texture and interest to a card. The Celebrations Duo Textured Impressions Embossing Folders are unique…they create a debossed impression. I also used the Confetti Embossing Folder which is fun for many occasions. The focal point of this card is the cool Star Blast Edgelits Dies cut from Gold Foil. The finishing touch is the gold bow which I attached with a glue dot.  This card was quick & easy to create.

Have a wonderful day!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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Stampin’ Up!’s Sale-A-Bration 2017 is going on now through March 31!!

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For every $50 you spend (before tax and shipping), you get a FREE Sale-A-Bration product. That means it’s the perfect time to purchase those products you’ve had your eye on while earning more products for free.  As an added bonus, Stampin’ Up! added three new Sale-a-bration products on February 21!

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You can earn Host Rewards with sales of $150. Place an order of $250 or greater or host a party with at least $250 in sales during Sale-A-Bration and you’ll earn $25 more in Stampin’ Rewards/Host Cash!!  You can even apply your Stampin’ Rewards toward a Starter Kit and become a demonstrator yourself!

Join!

It’s the best time of year to join Stampin’ Up! During Sale-A-Bration, you can become a demonstrator for just $99 and choose TWO additional stamp sets for your Starter Kit—any stamp set, any price! (Excludes Sale-A-Bration sets and bundles.) Plus, the kit ships for free! Send me an email at j.stark@myactv.net if you have any questions or want to plan a time to chat. Click HERE and HERE for more information or click below to Join the Fun!

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