Summertime Sailing

You can provide some great Summertime sailing when you send a personal note this year.  It’s an easy path to creativity when Paper Pumpkin is involved.  Stampin’ Up! may even kick things up a notch to maximize a kit’s potential. That is what you will see in July when you subscribe to the Paper Pumpkin kit. 

There is some awesome coordination using not one, but THREE new suites from the Annual Catalog that they can mix and match with July’s kit.  It’s a great month to check out all the creativity available to you. 

Click here to subscribe to My Paper Pumpkin and start your Summertime sailing subscription today. 

Celebrate The Good Men

Celebrate the good men around you with this card for Father’s Day.  It’s a great way to let them know you appreciate all they do all year long.  It’s also hard to create a masculine card but this new stamp set makes it easy.  Shop my online store here for all the products in  new 2019-2020 Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog.

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Supplies:
Stamp Sets – A Good Man (149270)
Card Stock – Night of Navy (119793); Whisper White (100730)
Stamp Pads – Memento (132708)
Misc. — Come Sail Away Designer Series Paper (DSP) (149481); Crumb Cake Stampin’ Blends Combo (144601); Light Daffodil Delight Stampin’ Blend (144586); Light Pumpkin Pie Stampin’ Blend (144578); Light Petal Pink Stampin’ Blend (146866); Night of Navy Stampin’ Blends Combo (144040); Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430); Snail Adhesive (104332)

Measurements:
• Night of Navy: 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ — score at 4 1/4″ 2 3/4” x 5” – score at 3/4”
• Whisper White: 4″ x 5 1/4″ 2 1/2” x 4”
• Come Sail Away DSP: 2 3/4″ x 4”

Instructions:

• FIrst of all, cut the 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ Night of Navy cardstock along score line from top to 2 1/2″. Turn and cut from fold line to bottom at 2 1/2″.
• Adere designer paper to 3” x 4 1/4” flap.
• Stamp man in lawn chair with Memento ink on 2 1/2” x 4” Whisper White. Stamp “It’s Your Day”.
• Color with Stampin’ Blends.
• Fold 2 3/4” x 5” Night of Navy on score line.
• Next, stamp “Relax Your Way” on 4” x 5 1/4″ Whisper White
• Attach Night of Navy to back of Whisper White and then to inside of card base.
• Lastly, add the stamped image to flap and celebrate the good men.

This creates a double fold:

Last Day to Shop

Today is the last day to shop the 2018-2019 Annual Stampin’ Up! Catalog.  We welcome a new catalog starting tomorrow.  If you want to grab some last minute items, today is the day to do it because after today we will have a new catalog. Some products are still discounted since Stampin’ Up! announced their sale last week.  So be sure to shop my online store here and look through the discounted lists below for all the products still available.

Shop Retiring Products

150+ LAST-CHANCE PRODUCTS UP TO 30% DISCOUNTED WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!

It’s the end of our Last-Chance Products promotion.  Discounts from the items retiring from the OCCASIONS CATALOG. Page numbers noted. If the following table is too hard to read, please link to a pdf HERE.

Discounts from the items retiring from the ANNUAL CATALOG. Page numbers noted. If the following table is too hard to read, please link to a pdf HERE.


*This stamp set will be offered in the 2019-2020 annual catalog as a cling stamp.

Enjoy the last day to shop all the retiring products.  Tomorrow starts a new Annual Catalog.

 

Surprise Retiring Discounts

Surprise Retiring Discounts (to me too, lol)
150+ LAST-CHANCE PRODUCTS DISCOUNTED
starting Thursday, May 30 at 12:00 PM Mountain Time.

We’re approaching the end of our Last-Chance Products promotion and Stampin’ Up! has discounted some items up to 30% while supplies last.

Discounts from the items retiring from the OCCASIONS CATALOG. Page numbers noted. If the following table is too hard to read, please link to a pdf HERE.

Discounts from the items retiring from the ANNUAL CATALOG. Page numbers noted. If the following table is too hard to read, please link to a pdf HERE.


*This stamp set will be offered in the 2019-2020 annual catalog as a cling stamp.

Enjoy the Surprise Retiring Discounts

 

Fishing for Dad

When you give him this card, you can always feel like you are fishing for dad and have something creative to show for it.  It’s the perfect card for all the fishermen in your life.  Let them know you were thinking of them when you use the Best Catch stamp set.  This is just another example of a masculine card.  It’s probably so hard to get the inspiration going for “manly” cards.  Hopefully, this card will help you succeed.

All images © 1990-2019 Stampin’ Up!®

Supplies:
Stamp Sets – Best Catch (148598)
Card Stock – Whisper White (100730) Coastal Cabana (131297) Granny Apple Green (146990)
Stamp Pads -Coastal Cabana (147097) Granny Apple Green (147095) Tranquil Tide (147146)
Misc. – Stitched Shapes Framelits (145372)

Measurements:
• Whisper White cardstock 8.5” x 5.5”
• Whisper White cardstock 4” x 5.25”
• Scraps of Coastal Cabana, Granny Apple Green and whisper white for the circles

Instructions:

1. First of all, score and fold the 8.5” piece of whisper white in half
2. On the 4” piece of whisper white cardstock stamp the fish image in coastal cabana ink randomly all over
3. Take the same 4” piece of whisper white cardstock stamp the fish image (after cleaning the image first) with granny apple green ink randomly all over
4. Also, on the same 4” piece of whisper white cardstock stamp the fish image (after cleaning the image first) with tranquil tide ink
5. Add to front of folder card
6. Die cut circles as seen with stitched shapes framelits
7. Stamp greeting with tranquil tide ink
8. Lastly, add greeting of choice and or handwritten message to the inside of the card

Celebrating Fathers

Next month is a time for celebrating Fathers and all that they mean to us.  It’s the perfect opportunity to show the dad in your life how much he means to you.  The Geared Up Garage Bundle is perfect for masculine cards.  It can be hard to create cards for men but these products make it easy.

All images © 1990-2019 Stampin’ Up!®

Supplies:
• Stamp Set – Geared Up Garage Bundle (148590)
• Card Stock – Real Red (102482); Basic Black (121045); Crushed Curry (131199)
• Stamp Pads – Read Red (147084); Memento Tuxedo Black (132708); Versamark Pad (102283)
• Misc. – Classic Garage 6×6 Designer Series Paper (148482); Garage Gears Thinlits Dies (148521)- or Bundle with Geared Up Garage Stamp Set (Bundle – 150610); Black Stampin’ Emboss Powder (1469456); Classic Garage Metal Elements (148485); Linen Thread (104199); Snail Adhesive (104332); Heat Tool (129053); Big Shot (143263); Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430)

Measurements:
• Real Red Cardstock – 11” x 4 ¼”
• Basic Black Cardstock – 3” x 3”
• Crushed Curry Cardstock- 2 ½” x 2”
• Classic Garage Designer Series Paper – 2 ¾” x 2 ¾”

Instructions:

1. Score the Real Red cardstock at 5 1/2″ and fold to form card front.
2. Stamp the oil blotch to the card front in Real Red ink. Add some nut images in Memento Tuxedo Black around the oil blotches.
3. Glue Designer Series Paper to the Basic Black layer.
4. Wrap Linen Thread several times around the middle of the of the DSP and tie in a bow on the right side. Thread Line Thread through the key and tie to the bow.
5. Pop up the DSP piece to the card front.
6. Stamp the sentiment in Versamark ink on the Crushed Curry, add Black Stampin’ Emboss Powder and heat set.
7. Cut out sentiment with the coordinating framelits and Big Shot. Pop up on top of the Linen Thread.