Blooming Bouquet Kit Starts Today!!!!

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Mother’s Day. Teacher appreciation. Just because. Say thank you with this no-maintenance bouquet. There’s no watering, no weeding-just enjoying. This easy-to-assemble kit comes complete with the petals, stems, and buttons to create the flowers, as well as four different tags to make this the perfect gift for any occasion. All you need is some paper, ribbon or a vase to add the finishing touches to the bouquet.

As if that weren’t enough, the kit contains a “baker’s dozen”! This means you can create and give (or keep) a dozen flowers, and have a bonus flower left over to pass along to someone new! Give it to someone you wouldn’t normally think of: a teller at the bank, a grocery store clerk, or the librarian at your local library. Anyone you encounter on your way that you’d like to give a little “thank you” to!

Ordering information:

Item 134542 $12.95 ORDER HERE

Available starting April 29, while supplies last.

Kit contents:

  • 2 sheets of preprinted and precut flowers on 12″ X 12″ cardstock; makes 13 flowers using Pool Party, Gumball Green, Calypso Coral, Daffodil Delight, and Rich Razzleberry
  • 13 Vintage Faceted Buttons
  • 13 green floral wire stems

Adhesive not included. (Glue gun recommended.)

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Only Two Days Left…

Hurry these two bundles will be gone as of April 30th, 2013 ~Update Links for Bundles will no longer work as of May 01, 2013~

~You can still order the individual Items below~

This and That Bundle

Epic This and That Bundle includes:

This Bundle is 15% off of what it will be in the 2013-2014 Catalog

Order your Bundle Now

Sent wit love

The Sent with Love Bundle Includes:

The Sent with Love Stamp Set

Sent with Love Designer Series Paper

  Calypso Coral Baker’s Twine

This Bundle is 20% off the individual price

Order your Bundle Now

Card Making Basics…

This is just a quick post to give you some basic background information about making a card. For some people this is old news however, I have some long distance friends that have never made a card or stamped an image in their life and so this is all new to them. I don’t want anyone to feel stupid for asking questions and I want everyone to be able to do what I do.

I will start off with a simple lesson in ruler reading because when I first started I struggled with this. I felt very dumb for having to ask, so I am posting it here so you don’t have to ask.

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Each line on your ruler is an increment.

An increment of what depends on your ruler.

Count from the first line until you get to 1″ if you count 16 then it is increments of 1/16th” if you counted 8 then it is 1/8th” increments.

Hopefully this helps, if it still confuses you please please please Email Me your questions…I promise there are no stupid questions.

Next we will talk about card size, yes size matters. You can have the best design in the world but if the layers are not in proportion the card can look “off”

I will talk about my basic card size which is 4 1/4″ X 5″.

100_0900100_0901This is half of an 8 1/2″ x 11″ piece of card stock.

Start with the 8 1/2″ X 11″ piece of card stock cut it in half on the 11″ side.

you end up with two pieces that measure 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″.

Now you will fold one piece in half on the 8 1/2″ side.

What you end up with is a card that measures 4 1/4th” X 5 1/5″ on the folded side.

To add standard layers just decrease your layer size by 1/4th” to 1/2″

This leaves a border of the underlying piece around your layer.

I hope this helps you get started.

Email Me with questions and your creations, I will start a Gallery for all my stamping friends!

Quick Layering Tip…

Here is an easy and quick way to get layers with just one punch!

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That is right one Punch two different looks.

I will show you step by step how to do this.

Click on any picture to get a larger view.

I use the Decorative Label Punch for these.

Order HERE

Step one…

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Punch out your label in the main color and the layer color.

Cut the layer color down the middle.

Horizontal cuts will give you long layers.

Vertical cuts will give you shorter end layers.

Step Two…

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Next snip off the inside corners.

This prevents them from showing when attached.

Step Three…

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Next attach with adhesive.

I use two way glue because it gives me some time to reposition it to get it aligned just right

You can order Two Way glue HERE

This is the backside of the label so you can see how to position the cut pieces.

All Done…

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This is what the finished labels will look like.

Click on the picture to order your Decorative Label punch and get punching!

Decorative Label Punch

This is one of my favorite punches.

It is very versatile and many of  of our word stamps fit right in!

Christmas Stamps Continue…

With all the new changes that Stampin’ Up! is making I wanted to make sure you can still find your favorite Christmas stamps.

Here is a list with pictures of the Christmas stamps that will continue to be sold throughout the 2013-2014 Catalog year.

You may not find them in the new catalog but rest assured You can buy them here.

Click on any picture to be taken to my store to order.

Evergreen Stamp Set (available in French)

Evergreen

Wood Mount Set Click here

Clear mount Set Click Here

French Version Click Here

Greetings of the Season Stamp Set (available in French)

Greetings of the season

Wood Mount Set Click here

Clear mount Set Click Here

French Version Click Here

Jewish Celebrations Stamp Set

Jewish Celebrations

Wood Mount Set Click here

Clear mount Set Click Here

More Merry Messages Stamp Set (available in French)

more merry messages

Wood Mount Set Click here

Clear mount Set Click Here

French Version Click Here

Ornament Keepsakes Stamp Set

Ornament keepsakes

Wood Mount Set Click here

Clear mount Set Click Here

Snowflake Soiree Stamp Set (available in French and Spanish)

Snowflake soriee

Wood Mount Set Click here

Clear mount Set Click Here

French Version Click Here

Spanish Version Click Here

Retired Lists are here!!!!

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~Update The Retired List is just that retired~

~You can click on the PDF downloads to see what was on the lists~

~You can NOT order them anymore~

~Check the clearance rack~

The retired lists are here.

Get the things you really want before they are gone.

All items are while supplies last so order now.

You can order By emailing me HERE

Calling me at (308) 883-0738

For the very best deal order online HERE

You can download the lists to mark your catalog and decide what you just can’t live without.

Retired Stamp List PDF Download

Retired Accessories PDF Download

When you order online be sure to check out the clearance rack as well!

All New Paper Pumpkin…

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What is Paper Pumpkin you may be asking…

Well, it is awesome! Okay I know that tells you nothing, Paper Pumpkin is…

A complete class delivered to your door every month!

Everything you need to complete the project is included (except adhesive)

The paper is cut, the ink and stamps are there, you even get instructions and embellishments!

Your first kit is a welcome kit and includes a surprise. Then every month you get a new kit. How fun is that!

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Not sure if you are ready for a month to month commitment?

That’s okay some people are just naturally afraid of commitment.

Stampin’ Up! has you covered!

There is a “Try It Kit” So you can try it before commit to Paper Pumpkin Club!

Give Paper Pumpkin a Try and let us delivery happiness in a red box to you!

Click on The Paper Pumpkin Logo above to go the the Paper Pumpkin Website to learn more or click HERE

Click on the image at the right to order your trial kit or click HERE

Oh Ya and one more reason to jump on the  Paper Pumpkin Carriage… Paper Pumpkin offers a simple, creative experience each month. What’s more-sometimes, your monthly kit features . . . wait for it . . . some exclusive products you can only get through Paper Pumpkin. Try it and see what you think. You can cancel your membership any time.