It’s time for Paper Pumpkins sixth Birthday celebration. Can you believe we have been enjoying these magnificent kits for six years? If you are not a subscriber, you will want to get started this month with the sixth birthday celebration kit. Stampin’ Up! is offering a free stamp set this month with all subscriptions.
DON’T MISS OUT! THE DEADLINE FOR FOR ORDERING IS SUNDAY, MARCH 10.
We don’t know much about this kit, but here is what I can tell you.
The March kit features eight full-sized, mailable cards.
The coordinating colors are Basic Black, Bermuda Bay, Daffodil Delight, Flirty Flamingo, and Poppy Parade.
This kit has an element that is sure to “pop”!
The FREE stamp set is even bigger and better than your typical Paper Pumpkin stamp set and can be used on a variety of crafting projects.
Click here to place your order now. You definitely don’t want to miss this celebration! You can purchase month-to-month or buy a Prepaid Subscription.
March is a special birthday month for Paper Pumpkin. It’s our sixth birthday and that means it’s time for a celebration. It’s also a big deal to be celebrating six years of creativity. Every month you get a new project delivered right to your door. In celebration of the sixth birthday, Stampin’ Up! wants to say thank you with a free stamp set. That’s right, you will find two stamp sets in your March kit. If you are already a subscriber, no need to do anything, you will receive the stamp set automatically. If you are not a subscriber, this is definitely the month to sign up. Click any link below and you can be sure to receive your free set in March.
The March kit will feature eight cards with Basic Black, Bermuda Bay, Daffodil Delight, Flirty Flamingo and Poppy Parade as the coordinating colors. There is also a special element in the kit. Another great benefit is the FREE stamp set will be even bigger and better than the typical Paper Pumpkin stamp set. You can use it for a variety of occasions.
In addition, when you sign up with a 3, 6, or 12 month pre-paid subscription during Sale-a-Bration you can enjoy your FREE SAB product AND redeem your prepaid code to get the March kit…which has the free stamp set. So if you want to get started on Paper Pumpkin and get a free stamp set in your March kit, you can sign up for Paper Pumpkin here today. Do not delay as March 10th is the deadline for registering.
Thank you for stopping by…keep crafting and look for a new project post on Friday!
The past few weeks, I have been promoting that during Sale-a-Bration you have the opportunity to earn free product. One of the many products you can earn is the Lovely Lattice stamp set. This is a beautiful stamp set that you will have fun coloring. There are so many techniques you can choose from when you put the images to the paper. My personal favorite would be to color with the Stampin’ Blends or the Aqua Painter. Take advantage of Sale-a-Bration and earn this set for free with a $50 purchase from my online store.
As with many of our catalogs, the Occasions catalog has it’s share of project kits from Stampin’ Up!. The Made to Bloom Kit makes it possible for you to bloom all year long. In the kit, you will also receive pre-printed elements which allows you to add beautiful color to your cards. The kit also contains a stamp set, accents, stamp pad, stamp block, adhesive backed pearls, card bases and envelopes. Once you complete all the cards, you can store them in the acetate box included or, give them away as a gift.
I love being able to have a box of cards for any occasion. Stampin’ Up! adds new project kits to every catalog each year. When you are new to stamping or have limited time to craft, these kits are a life saver. Being able to have all the products in one box saves time and helps you improve your crafting skills.
Another great product in the Sale-a-Bration catalog is the Lovely Lipstick and Grapefruit Grove Foil Sheets. They are shimmery foil sheets that look amazing under light. Use them beneath your sentiment, as a background or just as a small accent. No matter how you use them, you won’t be disappointed. When you get your hands on them you will agree that they are amazing. These sheets are available for free in the Sale-a-Bration catalog with a $50 purchase.
The sheets can be used as accents on cards and boxes. A good example is the Pillow Boxes in the video.
This week marks our wedding anniversary and when I saw The Meant to Be Bundle in the Occasions Catalog, I knew it would be the perfect to use for creating a special card for my husband. The sentiments and Be Mine Stitched Framelits Dies offer countless combinations for making a variety of cards expressing loving feelings. A color palette of Balmy Blue, Crumb Cake and Whisper White gives the card a more masculine appearance. Notice the background and the white heart? Texture on both comes from the Subtle Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (TIEF). For a couple of months, this embossing folder sat idle in my craft room. Now I can’t seem to use it enough! The embossing folder gives the card that “little extra” touch.
Of course, the card interior and the envelope need a special touch to coordinate with the card.
Card Exterior Directions:
To create base, cut Crumb Cake cardstock 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Score in center at 4-1/4″ and fold.
Continue building card layers. Adhere a 5-1/4″ x 4″ piece of Balmy Blue to the card base.
Cut Whisper White cardstock 3-1/2″ x 4-3/4″. Emboss with the Subtle Dynamic TIEF. Use strong adhesive to attach to the Balmy Blue card layer.
Select heart dies from the Be Mine Stitched Framelits Dies. Cut large heart from a 3″ x 3-1/4″ piece Crumb Cake cardstock. The floral open heart is cut from a 2-1/2″ square of Balmy Blue cardstock.
Use a 2-1/4″ square of Whisper White cardstock to cut the stitched heart. After cutting, texture emboss with the Subtle Dynamic TIEF.
For the small hearts, use a 1-1/2″ x 4″ strip of Balmy Blue cardstock and the multiple hearts die.
Use a strong adhesive to attach the 5/8″ Burlap Ribbon to the card.
Stamp “Happy Anniversary” (from Beautiful Bouquet Stamp Set) using Crumb Cake Classic Stampin’ Pad onto a 1/2″ x 3″ strip of Whisper White cardstock. Cut a V-notch at the end of the strip and layer on top of the burlap ribbon. Add a small blue heart near the notched end.
Complete card front by layering the cut valentines. Attach using Stampin’ Dimensionals and mini-glue dots.
Finish embellishment on card front by adding a triple layer Linen Thread bow.
Card Interior and Envelope Embellishment:
Stamp the floral heart from the Meant to Be Cling Stamp Set using Balmy Blue Classic Stampin Pad onto 5-1/4″ x 4″ Whisper White cardstock.
Stamp the sentiment inside of the heart using Crumb Cake Classic Stampin’ Pad. Attach to card interior using Snail adhesive.
Use multipurpose liquid glue to attach a 2-1/2″ x 6″ piece of Crumb Cake DSP to the flap of a Whisper White Medium Envelope. Allow glue to dry. Then using paper snips, trim around the flap edge. Place a small heart in Balmy Blue cardstock to the flap. The Crumb Cake DSP is from the Neutrals 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper pack.
Lots of love went into creating this special card and my husband loved the card! Hope I have provided you with the inspiration you need to create a card for that “special” someone in your life. You’ll find a list of the project materials at the end of this post.
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