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Paper Pumpkin Celebrates 5 Years

What is Paper Pumpkin? Paper Pumpkin is Stampin’ UP’s exclusive monthly kit subscription service that contains different types of paper crafting, handmade cards and stamping projects.  Click here to see past kits. It contains an exclusive photopolymer stamp set, ink spot, and all the pieces to finish your project.  If you are a first time…

Paper Pumpkin 5 year anniversary

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Quirky Critters Sloth Birthday Card

This cute belated birthday card features the adorable sloth from the Quirky Critters Stamp Set in the annual catalog.  The image was stamped with memento ink and colored with the Stampin' Blends.  Using the Layering Circle framelits also from the annual catalog, the image is cut out on the big shot along with a scalloped frame cut from garden green card stock.  The framelits come with 16 dies in a variety of different sizes that will be a go to for all your card making needs.

Quirky Critters Stamp Set image shows sloth

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Brusho Clearwater Sky

Try out the Brusho crystals by sprinkling them on wet watercolor paper.  Let the background dry and then add the palm trees in night of navy and the sun in Tangerine Tango. You can blend as much as you like with an aqua painter.

Brusho & Waterfront Stamp Set by Stampin' UP card front

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When Life Gives You Lemons…

When life gives you lemons, you should live it with zest. Also, bundle these great products and save 10%.  The Lemon Zest Bundle from Stampin' UP has found a perfect mate with the Sale-a-bration Tutti-Fruitti note cards (FREE item during Sale-a-Bration with a qualifying order) and the Tutti-Fruitti DSP paper stack.  Don't they all coordinate beautifully?

Lemon Zest Bundle from Stampin' UP

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Beautiful Peacock Feathers

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Beautiful Peacock Sale-A-Bration Stamp Set

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Baby Bunny Card in Sepia Tones

What is not to love about the cute bunny image from the Sweet Little Something stamp set by Stampin' UP?  I decided to show it off by creating a Sepia look tonal image using the 3 step stamp.  It has that classic 1800's old photo look. Just stamp the image in the lightest shade of Sahara Sand, then Soft Suede and Chocolate Chip.  The sweet little bunny looks classic with her wood flower as an accent.

Sweet Little Something Stamp Set

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Make Your Own Stamp Pad

Make Your Own Stamp Pad With A Baby Wipe

For this technique, you need a pack of baby wipes and reinkers in Berry Burst, Lemon Lime Twist and Rich Razzleberry.  Simply fold one baby wipe over so there are several layers.  Make stripes of the three colors with the reinkers right next to each other on the wipe.  You are going to use this as your stamp pad.  Ink up the large "Happy" sentiment and stamp on whisper white card stock.  Cut it out with the Lots of Labels Framelit. Simply mount the layers on the card as shown in the picture with Stampin' dimensionals. Very little work but a lot of impact!

Happy Wishes Stamp Set Card

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Painted With Love Narrow Note Cards

This little notes are so easy to put together. Simply cut the DSP to size and glue to the front of the card.  I used several of the heart stamp images in various colors in the palette and embossed 2 cards with gold embossing powder.  

The images are cut out from the coordinating framelits in the bundle.  They are attached to the card fronts with dimensionals.  To finish the gift off,  I stacked the card with 4 envelopes and tied a matching piece of Sale-a-bration ribbon around the stack while looping a tassle in the bow.  These would be a nice hostess gift or teacher gift.  They are great for kids to exchange for Valentine's Day as well.

Painted With Love Narrow Note Cards tied with bow

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