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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  • Earn FREE Sale-A-Bration products with Paper Pumpkin Prepaid Subscriptions! Click HERE for details.
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L is for Lots of Lavender

Welcome to my ABC “Sale-A-Bration” Series! This series showcases products from the 2018 Occasions catalog and Sale-A-Bration brochures. Today I’m showcasing the Lots of Lavender Stamp Set.  You can earn this stamp set for FREE with an order of $50 or more this month.

Stampin Up Lots of Lavender stamp set - Free with a qualifying purchase through March 31st. Visit www.juststampin.com Jeanie Stark StampinUp

This is a photopolymer stamp set which makes two-step stamping a breeze or you can choose to color it with pencils, markers, or watercolor. I chose to use ink and blender pen to color today.  It was quick & easy to make this clean & simple note card.

Stampin Up Lots of Lavender narrow note card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I used the new Narrow Note Cards & envelopes from the Occasions catalog. How cute is this card?! The flower bunch fits perfectly on the card and I love the long and narrow envelopes too! Lavender symbolizes grace and calmness. I have lots of it growing in my garden.  I like to dry it and give to people. This set makes the perfect note card to give with flowers.

Stampin Up Lots of Lavender narrow note card gift idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I used the narrow note card to make a second card for today, a joy fold.

Stampin Up Lots of Lavender joy fold celebrate card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

The note card made this fun fold even easier to put together! I stamped the image on the back of the note card (so it opens on the left side) with Basic Black Archival Ink and colored with my blender pen. I know I’ve mentioned this before but, you don’t want to pick up ink from the pad with blender pens (or Aqua Painter).  You should squeeze your pad before you open it to get some of the ink on the lid and use the ink in the lid to pick up color. You could also just put a few drops of reinker in the lid.

I cut 7/8″ from my standard card base then embossed the front with the new Petal Pair embossing folder. This is one of the two embossing folders you get in the set. I also embossed celebrate (from Celebrations Duo) on a 1 x 5 1/2 piece of cardstock and adhered it on the left against the fold. I centered the note card and adhered the back on the inside of the card and folded the flap in the front.  I tied the beautiful Whisper White organza ribbon to help keep the note card closed.  It’s easy to slide out to open.

This is such a fun and easy card to make! Purple is my daughter’s favorite color and she gives us many reasons to celebrate! I love the other little flower in this set too!  It makes a nice accent for inside the card or on the envelope. So pretty!

Stampin Up Lots of Lavender fun fold card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

You can purchase any of the Stampin’ Up! products used to make today’s project from my online store. Click HERE to shop or click on the images below.

To get a FREE thank you gift from me (card kits and more), simply enter the host code below at checkout. *If you have an order over $150, DON’T USE THE HOST CODE, but get your Stampin’ Rewards AND the free thank you gifts from me!

I am offering my “Just Stampin’ Card kit and 3D Project Buffet” kit to go this month. For more details and ordering information click HERE.

Have a lovely day!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie
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Blender Pens

$12.00

Big Shot

$110.00

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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. *NEW THIS MONTH! When you subscribe to Paper Pumpkin through me I will send you (and my existing customers)  FREE Step-By-Step PDF Tutorials with 3 alternate kit ideas in the months you receive the kit.
  • Save 10% on Occasions & Annual Catalog Bundles
  • Spend $150 or more and earn FREE products with Host Rewards.  Get a $25 rewards bonus when you spend $250 or more during Sale-A-Bration.
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E is for Embossing Folders

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 Embossing Folders.  Embossing adds so much texture to your projects and they are a great bang for your buck! Previously, I shared a card I made with the new Basket Weave Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (which is included in the Blossoming Basket Bundle) featured in the new Sale-A-Bration release. If you missed the post, click HERE.

There are 3 new embossing folders featured in the Occasions catalog: Petal Pair, Simple Stripes, and Scattered Sequins.

EF Petal Pair

Today I’m showcasing my favorite, Petal Pair. I love that you get 2 beautiful folders in this set! I made 3 cards to share with you using the floral design. There are so many ways you can use this embossing folder to get different looks.  It is perfect on it’s own or you can use different techniques to add color.

Stampin Up Perennial Birthday Stamp Set and Petal Pair birthday or all occasion card idea using different coloring techniques - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Card #1

Stampin Up Perennial Birthday Stamp Set and Petal Pair birthday or all occasion card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

This card is clean & simple and shows how gorgeous this floral design is all on its own. I embossed “celebrate” from the Celebrations Duo found in the annual catalog.  (I could have used the Celebrate You Thinlits Die from the Sale-A-Bration catalog but I wanted to keep it all about embossing today.) *It is important to emboss celebrate first then the floral folder otherwise you would crush some of the flowers along the top with the embossing folder. (I bet you can guess how I learned that one!)  I thought the sentiment from the Perennial Birthday Stamp Set was the perfect saying for this card and I love the way it curves with the embossed flowers.  This shows how quick & easy it is to achieve a clean & simple card to celebrate any occasion! I chose Pool Party and Night of Navy for my colors and added a bow with the Crinkled Seam Binding. The embossed layer measures 3 3/4 x 5 and the next layer is just 1/8 larger.

Card #2

Stampin Up Perennial Birthday Stamp Set and Petal Pair birthday or all occasion card idea using sponging technique - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

For this card I decided to add color to the embossed flowers using my sponge daubers and ink. I love how this is a completely different look even though the layout is the same! This was quick & easy to do and I love the soft Spring look.  It would  be a great card to give with a pot (or bouquet) of flowers to someone for any occasion. I have several friends and family members with March birthdays and this would be perfect for them.

Card #3

Stampin Up Perennial Birthday Stamp Set and Petal Pair birthday or all occasion card idea using Stampin Blends coloring technique - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I wanted to use my Stampin’ Blends for this last one.  (I should have started this post with “Welcome to Day 4 of my coloring therapy!” LOL ) I have to confess that this card did not work out the way I had envisioned but, I am pleased with the final result.  (Sometimes it’s just trial and error!) I opened the embossing folder and inked the back (the side without the Sizzix label) with Tuxedo Black Memento Ink and put my paper on top.  Then I ran it through the Big Shot. The result was a big mess with ink where it shouldn’t be!

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Plan B to the rescue!  I redid the embossing then colored the flowers on the messy one with my Stampin’ Blends and fussy cut around the flowers with my paper snips.

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I love how the colors pop with the black outline.  I colored this a little different than I usually do with my Blends.  I only used one color instead of both the light and dark shades.  Then I went back with the Color Lifter to get the different shades.

Stampin Up Perennial Birthday Stamp Set and Petal Pair birthday or all occasion card idea with coloring technique using Stampin Blends - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I embossed the back flap on the envelope to tie in with the card. There is still so much more you can do with embossing folders!  Here’s another look at all 3 cards.  I would love for you to leave me a comment and let me know if you have a favorite.

Stampin Up Perennial Birthday Stamp Set and Petal Pair birthday or all occasion card idea using different coloring techniques - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

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

Here’s another project I shared previously where I embossed the new Mini Silver Gable Box using the Petal Pair Embossing Folder. *You can click on the image to see the original post.

Mini Gable Box embossed with Petal Pair embossing folder and Sunshine Wishes Thinlits treat box idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Click HERE to see more ideas using embossing folders.

Click HERE to see all the different embossing folders available in my online store.

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Enjoy your Day!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

Product List

Night Of Navy 5/8

$8.00

Glue Dots

$5.25

Big Shot

$110.00

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.
  • Say hello to colorful creativity with Stampin’ Blends Markers.  Click HERE for ideas and more.
  • Save 10% on Occasions & Annual Catalog Bundles
  • Spend $150 or more and earn FREE products with Host Rewards.  Get a $25 rewards bonus when you spend $250 or more during Sale-A-Bration.
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  • Join the Fun and choose 2 FREE stamp sets as a bonus Jan. 3 – March 31!  The $99 Starter Kit is the best deal of ALL.  At a minimum, enjoy 20% off  Stampin’ Up! products through July 31 (or longer).  I welcome hobby demonstrators! Click HERE to learn more or contact me and let’s chat!
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More Extravaganza Inspiration & FREE Goodie Bag!

Let’s face it…we all love a good deal!  I do most of my shopping online (I hate traffic and long lines!).  Stampin’ Up! is offering great deals during the Online Extravaganza going on now through November 26th. To add to these great deals I am offering a FREE goodie bag to anyone who places an online order with me today through Monday, November 27th.  It’s my Black Friday through Cyber Monday special! Happy Shopping!!!

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Some of my favorite items are on sale!  *Click on any image to see the orginal post.

Price: $9.00 SALE $7.20

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Stampin Up Fourth of July Flag card made with Celebrations Duo Embossing Folder and Ruffled 3D Textured Impressions Embossing Folder. See more card & gift ideas @ juststampin.com

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*The Confetti Embossing Folder shown below is still available in the Clearance Rack.

 

Price: $30.00 SALE $27.00
*DSP shown will be included in your goodie bag with the purchase of these dies!

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Price: $31.00 SALE $27.90

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Stampin Up Fun fold card with Detailed Dragonfly Thinlits. For more fun fold card ideas, directions, and inspiration, visit my blog at www.juststampin.com

For more inspiration using online extravaganza sale items click HERE and HERE.

Have a wonderful Day!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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November Host Code: VYUCFAYA

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Celebrate…and Win Some Blog Candy!

Stampin Up Fourth of July Flag card made with Celebrations Duo Embossing Folder and Ruffled 3D Textured Impressions Embossing Folder. See more card & gift ideas @ juststampin.com

Happy Fourth of July!  There is much to celebrate! Today is the one year anniversary of my blog! My very first blog post was the treat holder pictured below that I posted last year on the Fourth of July. (You can click on the image to see the original post.)

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This past year has been a year full of changes, lots of travel, and so much fun (minus my surgery and recent concussion)!  My husband and I became empty nesters as our children spread their wings and became independent…our daughter went off to college in Georgia and our son moved to Massachusetts with his job.  I have loved creating and sharing with you and have enjoyed the interactions with comments, emails, and cards from so many of you! You have helped make this transition much easier than I ever thought possible! Never underestimate the difference you can make in someone’s life! I am so happy to have you along on this stamping journey with me!!

This day of independence, reflection and appreciation needs some blog candy!!! Leave a comment by noon (EST) on Thursday, July 6th letting me know what blog post, card, or project was your favorite this past year. I would love to hear from you (especially if you have never commented before).  If you can, post the date of the project so others can check it out in case they are new to my blog and may have missed it. You can always refer to past posts by clicking on Archives (to check by month) or search by Categories. Just click on the drop down menu on the right. (You may need to click on the blog title first to go directly to my blog if you are reading this in your email.) I will use random.org to pick a winner to receive today’s card along with one of my favorite embossing folders that just seemed appropriate for this occasion…The Celebrations Duo.

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I love embossing folders… they are a great bang for your buck and provide a quick & easy WOW factor by adding dimension! I used the celebrate embossing folder from this set on my card today.  My inspiration for today’s card came from a napkin (of all things)!

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I also used the new Ruffled 3D Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder on this card.  I thought the ruffles looked a lot like a flag blowing in the wind.

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I live in Maryland near the Antietam National Battlefield.  It’s a family tradition on the Saturday before 4th of July to go to Antietam for their Independence Day event. Everyone packs a picnic and spreads their blankets, chairs, and umbrellas on the battlefield. The Maryland Symphony Orchestra entertains the crowd, planes fly overhead, cannons are fired, and the most spectacular fireworks display lights up the sky at night. I was not able to attend this year due to my recent concussion; however, my daughter and husband went and they face timed me during the fireworks display. Here’s a few photos they took at the event.

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I hope you have a wonderful holiday today! We have some friends coming over for a cookout.  Check back tomorrow to see the favors I made for everyone this year! Don’t forget to leave a comment below for a chance to win!

Thanks for stopping by!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

You can purchase any of the products used to make today’s project from my online store. Click HERE to shop and earn Bonus Days coupons! To get a FREE thank you gift from me, simply enter the host code at checkout when shopping from my online store.

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Bonus Days are back! For every $50 you spend between July 1–31 (before shipping and tax), you’ll get a $5 Bonus Days coupon that you can use August 1–31.

  • There is no limit to the number of coupons participants can receive per order or throughout the duration of the promotion.
  • An email address is required to participate; Bonus Days coupon codes can only be delivered via email.
  • All order types qualify for this promotion excluding Starter Kits.
  • Click here for more details.

Feel free to email me (j.stark@myactv.net) if you have any questions!

 

 Join my DOstamperSTARS team during Christmas In July, Dawn Olchefske #dostamping

Our Christmas in July promotion makes it easier than ever to sign up to be a demonstrator (hobby or business demonstrator)!

When you join my team in July…

  • You will receive a FREE Essentials Gift Pack with your Starter Kit ($52 value)
    • 118485 D Block (2 of them)
    • 130148 Grid Paper
    • 103579 Paper Snips
    • 104332 SNAIL Adhesive
    • 102300 Bone Folder
  • PLUS, to give you a taste of the perks of being a demonstrator, Stampin’ Up! will also include the Carols of Christmas Stamp Set from the holiday catalog for FREE ($20 value)

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With so many basic items provided, you’ll be able to get your brand, new business/hobby off to a fast start—and spend your Starter Kit dollars (choose $125 for only $99) on things like your favorite stamp sets and accessories!

Fine print:

  • This offer is good for any recruit who joins during the month of July, including former demonstrators.
  • All Starter Kit orders must be submitted by 11:59 PM (MT) on July 31 to be eligible for this promotion.
  • Essential Gift Pack items (& Carols of Christmas stamp set) may not be exchange for other products.
  • Please note: The Essentials Gift Pack will automatically be added to the Starter Kit.

Click HERE for more information or click below to Join the Fun!

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I look forward to welcoming you to my team!

 

 

 

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

Current Host Code: GZ4DZZ6J

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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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Shop Paper Pumpkin  Save on a 3 month Prepaid Subscription through March 31st!

Click HERE to enter your prepaid subscription code and/or sign up for Paper Pumpkin.

Click HERE to find out more about Paper Pumpkin and view a video of the 2016 kits.

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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.

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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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CASE the Catty for the PALS Blog Hop

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Welcome to the Pals Blog Hop for February 2017. We are thankful you stopped by to take a look at our 2017 Blog Hop monthly themes.  This month we are CASE’ing (Copy And Share with Everyone) a project shown in a current Stampin’ Up! catalog. After all, with the Annual, Occasions and Sale-a-Bration catalogs available right now, there is much inspiration from which to choose. We hope you enjoy our creations.

You may just be starting the Blog Hop or may have come from the previous link from the Line-up on the Pals Blog Hop listing shown below.  The full lineup will help you move along from blog to blog so you may see all the projects.

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I  CASE’d the box found on page 40 in the Occasions catalog which uses the Celebrations Duo Textured Impressions Embossing Folders and Happy Celebrations Stamp Set. I had someone ask about this box after I featured some cards I made using this set (H is for Happy Celebrations). I had no idea how this box was made so I called Stampin’ Up! We have the most awesome demonstrator support team!  I owe a big thanks to Ben who reached out to the designer and emailed me a photo with dimensions. I was able to take it from there to make these boxes to share with you today. Here’s the photos Ben sent me.

I have a few tips and lots of photos to share with you.  I always look for ways to cut my paper to get the most from each piece and this project uses just 1 sheet of cardstock to make each box.  First I cut my cardstock at 6 1/4 x 11.  I like to save steps so before I cut again, I scored this piece with the short end across the top at 1 1/4 on each end.

Next, I rotated my cardstock and cut 4 pieces at 2 1/4 x 6 1/4.  I used the strip that was left from my initial cut (2 1/4 x 11) and cut it at 2 1/4 x 6 1/4 so I had 5 pieces. (The last piece needed to be scored at 1 1/4 on each end like the others.) Then I scored all 5 pieces at 1/2″.

I cut the ends off the 1/2″ pieces and notched the middle piece on each. I stamped 4 pieces using the Happy stamp from Happy Celebrations using Pacific Point ink for a tone on tone look. *Make sure you stamp 2 pieces with the flap at the bottom and 2 pieces with the flap at the top so the words will be facing the right way when you assemble the box.

Next step is to emboss.  *I used washi tape so my emobssing folder wouldn’t move from where I placed it over the stamped letters. I used Tear & Tape to adhere the pieces together.

Overlap the flaps to close the box then adhere the top of the box together. I added some silver ribbon and attached the stamped the sentiment with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Here’s the box featured in the catalog along with mine.

I couldn’t stop with just one box when there’s 2 embossing folders in the pack! I changed it up for the Celebrate box.

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For the Happy box I stamped first then embossed. For this box I embossed the panels first then stamped. I love this look and it was quick & easy to do.  I just embossed 2 of the panels and used designer series paper on 2 of the panels. The DSP is from the Regals Paper Stack and measures 3 3/4 x 1 3/4. The colors I used to stamp over the debossed impression are Smoky Slate, Pool Party, and Night of Navy.  I created a banner with a 1″ strip of Pool Party cardstock and punched it with the Triple Banner Punch.  The heart is from the Gift Card Envelope & Trims Thinlits.  The sentiment from Endless Birthday Wishes is stamped in Night of Navy ink.  I attached the banner to the box with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added Whisper White Mini Pompom Trim along with some silver ribbon and Rhinestone Basic Jewels.

I hope you liked today’s project.  Subscribe to my blog for more card and gift giving inspiration. Come back after you finish the hop and check out this video from Stampin’ Up! to see some of the different ways to combine these stamps to make cards for so many different occasions.

Thanks for visiting. To continue with the hop, please refer to the Blog Hop Line-up below. We hope to see you on next month’s Pals Blog Hop!  

Have a wonderful day!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

Blog Hop Line-up:  

  1. Mary at Stampin’ Pretty
  2. Peggy Noe at Pretty Paper Cards
  3. Michelle Quinno at Shell Stamps
  4. Rae Harper-Burnet at Wild West Paper Arts
  5. Beth McCullough at Stamping Mom
  6. Patti MacLeith at Papercrafts by Patti
  7. Wendy Klein at Doggone Delightful Stampin’
  8. Amy Hoptay at Craft Carnivore
  9. Susan Itell at simplestampin.com
  10. Karen Hallam at Karen’s Stampin’ Habit!
  11. Kim Jolley at Stampin’ Artfully
  12. Karen Gooch at Inker’s Workshop
  13. Jennifer Spiller at Westside Paper Creations
  14. Katy McGloin at Just Fun Stamping
  15. Tricia Chuba at ButterDish Designs
  16. Sue Becker at RnR Stamping
  17. Pamela Sadler at Stampin Pink Rose
  18. Karen Zaring Browning at Stamp With Me KZB
  19. Lynn Tague at Beyond Beaches & Blessings
  20. Shawn de Oliveira at ShawnStamps.com
  21. Angela Curry at Kindred Stampers
  22. Nicole Watt at Pixel Maven’s Retreat
  23. Jeanie Stark at Just Stampin’
  24. Mary Hanson at Up North Stampin’
  25. Lisa Ann Bernard at Queen B Creations
  26. Becky Retzer at Just in Thyme

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H is for Happy Celebrations

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Welcome to my alphabet series showcasing some of the new products in the 2017 Occasions and Sale-A-Bration catalogs. I love the Happy Celebrations Stamp Set and the Celebrations Duo Textured Impressions Embossing Folders.  The embossing folders were designed to coordinate with the stamp set. There is so much you can do with these…combine images with 2 step stamping, emboss first and stamp images on top, deboss for a letterpress look, watercolor, etc. Check out this video from Stampin’ Up! to see some of the different ways to combine these stamps to make cards for so many different occasions.

This set is so versatile! It works for masculine cards and kids of all ages! You can add some balloons, flowers, or bling to dress it up or keep it simple. I made 2 different cards using the same stamps with Party Animal Designer Series Paper. Which design do you prefer?img_8523img_8524

 

 

 

 

I added some Emerald Envy ribbon and the party hat embellishment from Party Animal on my first card.  I stamped the inside sentiment using other stamps from the set.

You get a lot of bang for your buck with the Happy Celebrations Stamp Set and Celebrations Duo Embossing Folders.

Here’s a few more ideas to inspire you.

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You can Shop my online store to purchase the Happy Celebrations Stamp Set (item # 14301) and the Celebrations Duo Embossing Folders (item # 142760). Choose a FREE Sale-A-Bration gift with each $50 purchase! Use the  January Hostess Code EPGDT3KF and I will send you not 1 but 2 card kits so you can make each of the cards I made today. Thanks for shopping with me.  I appreciate each and every order!

Have a Happy Day!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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