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Stampin’ Up! You’re Inspiring Hope for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop



Happy Thursday, y’all – and welcome to another Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop!! It’s sketch week and we’ve got the full complement of hoppers today!  Do be sure to check out all their projects when you’re done here, won’t you?

I decided it was time for an Easter card – so, I combined the wonderful Cross of Hope Framelits with the gorgeous You’re Inspiring daffodils – and added some Springtime Foils DSP!  Take a look-see:


Here’s the sketch we were playing with.
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Stampin’ Up! Peacocks, Petals and More for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop



Happy Thursday, y’all – and welcome to another Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop!! It’s color week and we’ve got the full complement of hoppers today!  Do be sure to check out all their projects when you’re done here, won’t you?  

I pulled out a fun and pretty Sale-A-Bration stamp set – the Beautiful Peacock set from the first release – and combined it with a surprise addition to the SAB line-up – the wonderful Petals & More Thinlits.  Take a look-see:

Can you guess the colors for this week’s challenge!? 🙂 Continue reading

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Stampin’ Up! Floral Statements on Sheet Music for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop



Happy Thursday, y’all – and welcome to another Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop!! It’s sketch week and we’ve got the full complement of hoppers today!  Do be sure to check out all their projects when you’re done here, won’t you?  

A friend and team-member sent me a lovely card the other day – on which she’d used the Floral Statements stamp set and a Sheet Music stamp.  And that gave me the idea for this card today.  Take a look-see:

Our sketch for today…

And I got my color scheme from the Global Design Project color challenge.

I started with a Soft Suede card base and embossed the front in the new Basket Weave Dynamic TIEF (which is still available as a free SAB goodie, bundled with the Blossoming Basket stamp set, with a $100 purchase).  Using an almost-dry Sponge Dauber with Soft Suede ink, I rubbed it on the three sides of the card front and quickly sprinkled it with Copper Stampin’ Emboss Powder and heated it up.  

For the art, I stamped the Sheet Music image in Soft Suede on a Very Vanilla panel.  Then, using my Stamp-A-Ma-Jig, I stamped the Floral Statements image in Versamark and heat embossed it in Copper.  While I was at it, I did the same again on a Vellum card stock sheet.

I stamped the Burlap image in Soft Suede on a Pear Pizzazz panel, tore the edges and then rubbed them with my Soft Suede Sponge Dauber – then I adhered it on an angle with Liquid Glue.  I tore and sponged the art panel in the same way.

With some Liquid Glue, I adhered a length of 5/8″ Burlap Ribbon over the Pear Pizzazz panel.  

I colored the flowers with my Calypso Coral and Pear Pizzazz Stampin’ Write Markers and then popped the art panel onto the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  With a Stitched Shapes Framelits circle die, I cut a circle from the Vellum panel.  Then I used Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals – just under the embossed portions – to pop the circle onto the art panel.

I made a Linen Thread Double-Loop Billie Moan Bow and adhered it with a Glue Dot.  Finally, I nestled a Pear Pizzazz heart Enamel Shape under the bow and the card front was done!

On the inside, I took a Very Vanilla panel and embossed across the bottom with the Basket Weave Dynamic TIEF.  Then I lightly sponged it with Soft Suede.  I matted the panel on Pear Pizzazz, then wrapped some Linen Thread twice around the panel and tied a little bow.

I added a Pear Pizzaz heart, Fast Fuse’d the panel into the card base and the card was done.

My Very Vanilla Medium Envelope got a few enamel hearts on the front…

…and then I embossed the envelope flap in the Basket Weave Dynamic TIEF.

Et Voila! Thank you, Carole, for the great idea!  I think the two images in the Floral Statements set are so pretty and, of course, Sheet Music.  Hello?  It’s.  Sheet.  Music!  Hope you like!

Now that you’ve seen my project, please take a little time to visit all the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hoppers today!

If you click on the Next Blog button, you’ll go right to Kristi Gray’s page. And you can just click on the names below to go direct to all the blogs!

Amy Koenders

Shelagh Freemantle

Mary Deatherage – YOU ARE HERE!

Kristi Gray

Jaimie Babarczy

Sue Prather

Karen Finkle

Julie Johnston

Have fun on the Hop!!

TTFN

Mary  


HOST CODE FOR 1 MAR – 15 MAR: HAANGDT7

Use this host code when you order and receive a free gift from me! But, if your order is over $150, please don’t use this code (you’ll miss out on your own Stampin’ Rewards if you use it) but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 from the 2017-2018 Annual Catalog or the 2018 Occasions Catalog! And – you can even select one of the Host-exclusive sets! See my Rewards page for more details.


New Sale-A-Bration Freebies Available Today!

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Starting today, there’s a whole new list of goodies that you can select for your free gifts during Sale-A-Bration in addition to the goodies in the previous flyers!  Check out the flyer – you could get the beautiful Sweet Soiree Framelits or the wondrous Petals & More Thinlits (hint: the March Tutorial – which you’ll get for FREE when you place a $50 or more order!! – just so happens to use the Petal Palette bundle!!).

Here’s the only catch – 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.  Click the picture below to get it to human-size!


Happy Shopping!


Paper Pumpkin Subscription Special!

Stampin’ Up! is offering new subscribers 50% off their first 2 months with the Creativity Starts with Paper Pumpkin promotion when you sign up by May 10!  You get an amazing subscription price for two straight months!  Just add promo code SAVEFIFTY0418 at checkout in my Paper Pumpkin store!

Here are the details:

  • Promotion is for new subscribers only
  • Offer is available 11 March – 10 May 2018
  • Offer runs for 2 months
  • Use code SAVEFIFTY0418 at checkout
  • Discount is applied to one kit per month for the first two month of a new subscription.
    • How it works: A new customer can subscribe during April’s subscription period from March 11–April 10 or May’s subscription period from April 11–May 10 and receive the discount. If a new customer subscribes during April’s subscription period they will receive 50% off their subscription when billed in April and May. If a new subscriber subscribes during May’s subscription period they will receive 50% off their subscription when billed in May and June. If a customer suspends during their 2-month discount period, they will receive their discount during the first 2 months in which they reactivate.
  • Does not apply to prepaid codes

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STAMPIN’ UP! PRODUCTS USED IN TODAY’S PROJECT:     


CARD CUTS USED IN TODAY’S PROJECT:

Soft Suede Card Stock: 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ (card base, scored and folded at 5 1/2″)

Pear Pizzazz Card Stock: 3 1/3″ x 4 1/2″ (mat for card front); 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mat for inner liner)

Very Vanilla Card Stock: 3 3/8″ x 4 1/2″ (card front art panel); 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner)

Vellum Card Stock: 2 3/8″ Stitched Shapes Circle

If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator. Just click on the Order Stampin’ Up! Online Now button on the right side of the screen to go directly to my online store or drop me an email if you have any questions. Happy Stamping!


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Stampin’ Up! New Sale-A-Bration Items Coming Tomorrow!

Hey, y’all – this is my second post of the day – if you’re looking for my card from this morning, check it out right here!  I wanted to be double-triple-qudadruple sure that y’all are tracking that we’re going to have NEW Sale-A-Bration freebies coming tomorrow – and they’re from the Annual Catalog! 

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Check out the flyer – you could get the beautiful Sweet Soiree Framelits or the wondrous Petals & More Thinlits (hint: the March Tutorial – which you’ll get for FREE when you place a $50 or more order!! – just so happens to use the Petal Palette bundle!!).

Here’s the only catch – 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.  Click the picture below to get it to human-size!

Happy Shopping!

TTFN

Mary  


HOST CODE FOR 1 MAR – 15 MAR: HAANGDT7

Use this host code when you order and receive a free gift from me! But, if your order is over $150, please don’t use this code (you’ll miss out on your own Stampin’ Rewards if you use it) but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 from the 2017-2018 Annual Catalog or the 2017 Holiday Catalog! And – you can even select one of the Host-exclusive sets! See my Rewards page for more details.

If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator. Just click on the Order Stampin’ Up! Online Now button on the right side of the screen to go directly to my online store or drop me an email if you have any questions. Happy Stamping!


Shop the Clearance Rack here. Earn FREE Stampin’ Up! Products – Join my Punkin Head Peppermint Rewards – My online customer thank you program!


 

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Stampin’ Up! Country Livin’ for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop



Happy Thursday, y’all – and welcome to another Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop!! It’s color week and we’ve got the full complement of hoppers today!  Do be sure to check out all their projects when you’re done here, won’t you?  

Our color scheme sent me in the direction of the Coffee Break DSP – and I decided to use a new-to-me stamp set called Country Livin’.  I added a sentiment from…well, it’s a surprise.  Take a look-see:

Our colors? Continue reading

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Stampin’ Up! Sweet Cake in Springtime for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop



Happy Thursday, y’all – and welcome to another Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop!! It’s sketch week and we’ve got the full complement of hoppers – plus, help me welcome Julie Johnston to the line-up!!  Do be sure to check out all their projects when you’re done here, won’t you?  

I did another fussy-cut with the Springtime Foils Specialty DSP.  

I’m sorry.

I can’t help it very much.  The flowers are really pretty darned easy to cut and…I love how they look “arranged” on a card.

I combined my fussy cut flowers with some masked images and sentiments from the Cake Soiree stamp set.  Take a look-see:

Here’s the sketch we all played with today: Continue reading

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Stampin’ Up! Beautiful Day for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop



Happy Thursday, y’all – and welcome to another Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop!! It’s color week and we’ve got the full complement of hoppers…. so be sure to check out all their projects when you’re done here, won’t you?  

I inked up a new-to-me stamp set called Beautiful Day from the 2018 Occasions Catalog.  I’d seen a lovely card out in the ether that had a large flower embossed on Vellum and colored and I remembered how much I liked the technique.  So, I decided to use the flower in the Beautiful Day stamp set to create my own paper stained glass window.  Take a look-see:

I played along with our color sketch, of course… Continue reading

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Stampin’ Up! Hello Easter in Springtime for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop



Happy Thursday, y’all – and welcome to another Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop!! It’s sketch week and we’ve got a couple new ladies-who-hop…. so be sure to check out all their projects when you’re done here, won’t you?  I decided to use some more of the Springtime Foils Specialty DSP – shocker! – today and paired it with a yet-to-be-inked stamp set called Hello Easter.  Guess what kind of card I made?!  

Go ahead.  

Guess.  Then take a look-see:

And…here’s the sketch! Continue reading

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Stampin’ Up! Fast Fuse 5-Day Sale…is Over!

Well – y’all, I’m sorry to tell you that…as fast as it came…it’s gone. 🙁

Just got this update from Stampin’ Up!

Based on our forecasts, we purchased enough Fast Fuse Adhesive to ensure that we would be able to support high demand during the Fast Fuse 5-Day Sale. Due to challenges sourcing this product however, we knew our Fast Fuse Adhesive supply would be large—but limited. We also knew that in order to support you and customers through the life of the 2017–2018 annual catalog, we needed to set up a low inventory threshold and be prepared to end the promotion early. Unfortunately, our Fast Fuse Adhesive inventory couldn’t keep up with your enthusiasm, and we’re forced to end the Fast Fuse 5-Day Sale.

We hope you enjoyed this promotion and were able to stock up.   Remember: you can still order Fast Fuse Adhesive; it’s only the buy one, get two refills free deal that’s ending!

I’m sure sorry about this, you guys!  And hope you were able to grab a few before they were gone! 🙁

TTFN Continue reading

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Stampin’ Up! Blossoming Basket Weave Sneak Peek for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop



Happy Thursday, y’all – and welcome to another Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop!! We’ve got a color challenge today – so be sure to check out all the ladies’ projects when you’re done here, won’t you?  Oh – and don’t forget to stock up on Fast Fuse today!!  

I decided to give you guys a solid sneak peek at the bestest new Sale-A-Bration goody – the Blossoming Basket bundle. This is a wonderful stamp set bundled with the Basket Weave Dynamic TIEF.  And, y’all?  This TIEF will be sticking around after SAB and will be in the Annual Catalog this summer!  But…it for sure won’t be FREE!! So…you might oughta get it starting on 16 Feb when it IS free!  I borrowed a couple of ideas from the second release flyer and came up with this…take a look see:

 

Can you guess what the color challenge was? Continue reading

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