Sprinkles of Life for the Happy Stampers Blog Hop – Stampin’ Up!

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The Happy Stampers are back with a new color challenge!  My card share today features the Sprinkles of Life stamp set from Stampin’ Up!  I’m always in need of cute cards for all the birthday parties my son gets invited to, and this project fits the bill.  I love how the stamp set coordinates with the Tree Builder Punch too!

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Did you know that by ordering the Sprinkles of Life stamp set from Stampin’ Up! you can create fun projects and make a difference at the same time?  When you buy the Sprinkles of Life stamp set, Stampin’ Up! donates $3 to Ronald McDonald House Charities.  The set can be found on the inside back cover of the 2015-2016 Annual Catalog.

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Can you believe one stamp set can be used to create clouds, trees, cupcakes, ice cream cones, or even a basket of flowers… that’s one versatile tool!

Card Recipe and Tips:

Card Base: Whisper White Thick Card Stock – 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″, scored and folded at 4-1/4″

Layers: Mint Macaroon 4″ x 5-1/4″, It’s My Party DSP 2-3/4″ x 5-1/4″, Melon Mambo 3-1/4″ x 3-3/4″, Whisper White 3″ x 3-1/2″

Art Piece: Whisper White 2″ Circle Punch, Tree Builder Punch & Candles, Mint Macaroon 2-1/2″ Circle Punch

  • Stamp the images on Whisper White card stock in waterproof ink.  Choices are Archival or StazOn Black (I used Basic Gray Archival for a softer image).
  • I used the lids of my ink pads and my aqua painter to add the color to the cupcake and candles.
  • I used Stampin’ Write Markers to color the sentiment.  Don’t forget to “huff” on the stamp to remoisten the ink before stamping.  Press down firmly for a clean image and good ink coverage.
  • I used Stampin’ Dimensionals to give the cupcake a little extra dimension and interest.
  • I fussy cut the candles with scissors.

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Doing this blog hop has been a lot of fun.  Click the button below to check out what Sandi MacIver has created for you today on the next stop of the journey.

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If you happen to get lost, or want to go back and check out one of the posts, here is a list for you – and don’t forget to leave a little sweet comment on each blog.  We love to hear from you!

I hope you will consider selecting me as your demonstrator for your stamping needs.  If you need any supplies you can shop now in my online store!  Feel free to drop me an email if you have any questions or if you would like a catalog.  I’m here to help!

Happy Stamping!

Heather

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Let me know if you have any questions, have fun shopping!

Jan. 25 – Feb. 25 Hostess Code: 9KHWRZ79

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Happy Stampers Spring Blog Hop – Stampin’ Up!

The Happy Stampers are back today with a Blog Hop that is all about Spring!  I have created a project for you today. that features one of my favorite products, the Butterfly Basics stamp set and coordinating Butterfly Thinlits.

Papillon Potpourri Birthday (3 of 4)

This set is just so versatile!  I love how this one turned out with the Typeset DSP and the lace trim.  The black and vanilla color scheme is just so elegant.

Papillon Potpourri Birthday (4 of 4)

I finished off the inside of the card by stamping the fern image and the border stamp with Memento Black Ink.

Papillon Potpourri Birthday (1 of 4)

In addition to our spring card projects, the Happy Stampers are also sharing some of our favorite ideas for organizing your crafting space.  As many of you know, I remodeled my guest bedroom into a crafting space almost a year ago.  I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE my craft room, and there are tons of great organizational features in there.  However, my favorite items are the ones I bought from Stamp-N-Storage.

Stamp-n-Storage Combo Ink Pad Holder houses all of my ink pads, ink refills, and Stampin' Write Markers.

Stamp-n-Storage Combo Ink Pad Holder houses all of my ink pads, ink refills, and Stampin’ Write Markers.

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I love how these products are created to fit Stampin’ Up! products exactly.  They come in a variety of sizes and they organize everything right there on my crafting counter within arms reach!  If you would like to see a tour of my crafting space, you can read my previous blog post here.

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Of course, a blog hop wouldn’t be complete without some blog candy!  One lucky reader who leaves me a comment will receive the Layers of Gratitude Paper Pumpkin kit. The kit comes with everything you need to make a set of adorable folding “thank you” cards.

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To enter to win, leave me a comment telling me about your favorite Stampin’ Up! item for Spring.  I will announce the winner in my Tuesday Updates post on March 31st!  Good luck, I can’t wait to hear your comments.

I hope you have enjoyed my projects today and that you will pin them to Pinterest.  You will find a “pin it” button at the bottom of this post below the supply list.  Also, please subscribe to my blog via email by clicking on the “follow” button if you are a fan of my work, and don’t forget to leave me a comment for your chance to win that great blog candy!

Doing this blog hop has been a lot of fun.  Use the arrow buttons below to check out what Amy Koenders has created for you today on the next stop of the journey.

If you happen to get lost, or want to go back and check out one of the posts, here is a list for you – and don’t forget to leave a little sweet comment on each blog for your chance to win blog candy!

I hope you will consider selecting me as your demonstrator for your stamping needs.  If you need any supplies you can shop now in my online store!  Feel free to drop me an email if you have any questions or if you would like a catalog.  I’m here to help!

Happy Stamping!

Heather

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Handcrafting with Heather Creativity Clubhouse

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Let me know if you have any questions, have fun shopping!

March 25 – April 30 Hostess Code:  RXYTBQ7J

Use this hostess code when you order and receive a set of rhinestones from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.


New Weekly Deals From Stampin’ Up! March 24 – 30

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Happy Stampers Birthday Card Blog Hop – Stampin’ Up!

The Happy Stampers are back today with a Blog Hop that is all about Birthdays!  I have created three projects for you today featuring the Celebrate Today stamp set from Stampin’ Up! and the Hello You Thinlits Dies.

Celebrate Today Joy Fold (2 of 16)My projects today are made using the “Joy Fold” technique.  I have been having a great time with this fold lately.  It is a wonderful way to use your Designer Series Paper for a great impact with not too much effort.  The cards today feature the Birthday Bash Specialty DSP, which I am totally in love with!

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This picture shows you how the Joy Fold card opens up.  when it is closed, the card just looks like a series of layered panels, but when you open it up, you see that the fold is a bit special.

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Another product that I love is the Hello You Thinlits Dies.  For my first card I wanted to pull in a little gold to match the gold balloons in the DSP.  I cut the “happy” die  from the Hello You Thinlits five times (4 Bermuda Bay & 1 Gold Foil) and layered them for a three dimensional element.

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On the inside of the card, I created a little pocket for a gift card!  Isn’t that just too cute!  And, there’s still plenty of room for a little birthday message on the top flap of the card.

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My next two projects are variations on the same theme.  I used the Celebrate Today stamp set and Balloon Framelits Dies to create the front of each card.  Two of the balloons are stamped directly on the card stock using the masking technique, and the third is die cut from the Birthday Bash Designer Washi Sheets.  I played around with variations of the Hello You Thinlits and the Crazy About You  stamp set for the sentiments on each card.

Celebrate Today Joy Fold (4 of 16)

I used different variations of the Birthday Bash Specialty DSP for each card to give them slightly different looks.  For this card, I left the inside blank instead of including the gift card pocket.

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Of course, a blog hop wouldn’t be complete without some blog candy!  One lucky reader who leaves me a comment will receive the Cute as a Button Simply Sent Kit. The kit comes with everything you need to make 8 cards!  The buttons and ribbon are just adorable.

To enter to win, leave me a comment telling me about your favorite Stampin’ Up! item for creating birthday cards.  I will announce the winner in my Tuesday Updates post on March 3rd!  Good luck, I can’t wait to hear your comments.

I hope you have enjoyed my projects today and that you will pin them to Pinterest.  You will find a “pin it” button at the bottom of this post below the supply list.  Also, please subscribe to my blog via email by clicking on the “follow” button if you are a fan of my work, and don’t forget to leave me a comment for your chance to win that great blog candy!

Doing this blog hop has been a lot of fun.  Use the arrow buttons below to check out what Amy Koenders has created for you today on the next stop of the journey.

If you happen to get lost, or want to go back and check out one of the posts, here is a list for you – and don’t forget to leave a little sweet comment on each blog for your chance to win blog candy!

I hope you will consider selecting me as your demonstrator for your stamping needs.  If you need any supplies you can shop now in my online store!  Feel free to drop me an email if you have any questions or if you would like a catalog.  I’m here to help!

Happy Stamping!

Heather

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Handcrafting with Heather Creativity Clubhouse

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Let me know if you have any questions, have fun shopping!

February 17 – March 9 Hostess Code:  ESHUZ7TG

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A Real Birthday Bash… Stampin’ Up! Style!

Now that Valentine’s Day is behind us, it is time to celebrate some birthdays!  I am totally in love with the Birthday Bash DSP from Stampin’ Up!  So much so, that I had to find a way to use every last scrap of it!

Birthday Bash DSP (1 of 8)

Isn’t that festive!  The Happy Stampers group has a “Birthday Bomb” club, where we “bomb” people with birthday cards on their special day.  It is so much fun to receive the cards in the mail when it is your turn.  Well, there are LOTS of birthdays in this club during February and March, so I need to get busy!

Birthday Bash DSP (3 of 8)

I love how the different patterns of this DSP came together.  That is one of the great things about Stampin’ Up!  All the colors coordinate, and it is so easy to create designs that work.

Birthday Bash DSP (5 of 8)

Here’s another variation on the same card idea.  This time I decided to use the brand new Bow Punch!  Isn’t it just adorable?  And, did I mention that the bows are really easy to make and come together quickly… but you should be prepared to use a bunch of glue dots. LOL!

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For the inside of the cards, I simply added strip of the DSP to the bottom.  It is amazing how something so simple can really make a difference!

Birthday Bash DSP (6 of 8)Well, I succeeded in not wasting any of my Birthday Bash DSP, and I got a jump on some of those birthday cards I’ll need in the coming weeks.  If you are a fan of this project, I hope you will pin it to Pinterest for me.  You will find a “pin it” button at the very bottom of this post following the supply list.

I hope you will consider selecting me as your demonstrator for your stamping needs.  If you need any supplies you can shop now in my online store!  Feel free to drop me an email if you have any questions or if you would like a catalog.  I’m here to help!

Happy Stamping!

Heather

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  • Shop the Clearance Rack here.

Handcrafting with Heather Creativity Clubhouse

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Don’t forget about my customer loyalty program when you place your orders.  I’m offering double Creativity Credits during Sale-A-Bration!  Click here to read more about the Creativity Credits program, my buyer reward program where you earn free Stampin’ Up! merchandise.

Let me know if you have any questions, have fun shopping!

January 29 – February 16 Hostess Code:  XN46DEBT

Use this hostess code when you order and receive a set of rhinestones from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.


New Weekly Deals From Stampin’ Up! February 10-16

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Celebrate your Big Day with Cake! – Stampin’ Up!

As soon as I saw the 2015 Spring Occasions Catalog from Stampin’ Up! I just knew I had to get my hands on the new chalkboard paper and Color Box Chalk Ink Pads!  The Big Day stamp set from Sale-A-Bration seemed like just the perfect accompaniment too!

Big Day Chalkboard (2 of 4)

I just love Sale-A-Bration!  It is so fun to get FREE product with every $50 purchase!  I love how the Best Year Ever DSP compliments the colors of this card, and the Best Year Ever Accessory Pack had the perfect ribbon for my bow too!  So, basically, about 90% of this card was created with products that I got for FREE!

Big Day Chalkboard (3 of 4)

I am a big fan of the effect that was achieved with the chalkboard paper and chalk inks too!  In order to get the white on black chalk effect, I used white craft ink (which requires a little extra drying time, so you have to be a little careful when assembling your card.)

Big Day Chalkboard (4 of 4)

I finished off the inside of my card with two of the sentiments & the cake image from the Big Day stamp set.  I just love the cute images and the sayings in this set.  Such a cute card, and with very little effort!

Big Day Chalkboard (1 of 4)

I really like how this card turned out.  It makes me think of a chalkboard menu in a quaint little bakery.  Of course, as always, if you are a fan of this project, I hope you will pin it to Pinterest for me.  You will find a “pin it” button at the very bottom of this post following the supply list.  And remember, you can earn several of the products used in this card for FREE with a $50 purchase during Sale-A-Bration (ends March 31, 2015)!

I hope you will consider selecting me as your demonstrator for your stamping needs.  If you need any supplies you can shop now in my online store!  Feel free to drop me an email if you have any questions or if you would like a catalog.  I’m here to help!

Happy Stamping!

Heather

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Handcrafting with Heather Creativity Clubhouse

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Don’t forget about my customer loyalty program when you place your orders.  I’m offering double Creativity Credits during Sale-A-Bration!  Click here to read more about the Creativity Credits program, my buyer reward program where you earn free Stampin’ Up! merchandise.

Let me know if you have any questions, have fun shopping!

January 29 – February 15 Hostess Code:  XN46DEBT

Use this hostess code when you order and receive a set of rhinestones from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.


New Weekly Deals From Stampin’ Up! February 3-9

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Celebrate Today Birthday Gift Wrap – Stampin’ Up!

My cousin’s daughter recently celebrated her 4th birthday, and I just couldn’t resist making her gift something truly amazing with the Celebrate Today stamp set and matching Balloon Framelits Dies from Stampin’ Up! (Available as a bundle for a 15% discount.)

Celebrate Today Gift Wrapping (1 of 9)

Isn’t that just about the cutest thing you’ve ever seen?  You’d better believe it stood out on the gift table at the birthday party!  In fact, Naomi’s mom saved it and said she is going to put it in a shadow box with some pictures of her at age 4!

Celebrate Today Gift Wrapping (8 of 9)

I love all the details that the Celebrate Today stamp set has.  The stars and polka dots are just so cute.  Combine those with the matching die set, and this set is very versatile for a wide variety of celebrations.

Celebrate Today Gift Wrapping (4 of 9)

In order to personalize the gift, I stamped the number 4 and Naomi’s name on some of the balloons using  the Larger than Life Alphabet & Numbers stamp set from Stampin’ Up!

Celebrate Today Gift Wrapping (6 of 9)

I have to say, I am very impressed with myself on this one. LOL.  This gift is just so stinkin’ cute!  Although it did take some time to put together, I had a ball doing it… and really, it didn’t take as long as it looks like it did. 🙂  If you are a fan of this project, I hope you will pin it to Pinterest for me.  You will find a “pin it” button at the very bottom of this post following the supply list.

I hope you will consider selecting me as your demonstrator for your stamping needs.  If you need any supplies you can shop now in my online store!  Feel free to drop me an email if you have any questions or if you would like a catalog.  I’m here to help!

Happy Stamping!

Heather

  • Visit my online store here.
  • Shop the Clearance Rack here.

Handcrafting with Heather Creativity Clubhouse

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Don’t forget about my customer loyalty program when you place your orders.  I’m offering double Creativity Credits during Sale-A-Bration!  Click here to read more about the Creativity Credits program, my buyer reward program where you earn free Stampin’ Up! merchandise.

Let me know if you have any questions, have fun shopping!

January 29 – February 15 Hostess Code:  XN46DEBT

Use this hostess code when you order and receive a set of rhinestones from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.


New Weekly Deals From Stampin’ Up! February 3-9

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Amazing Birthday & Flashback DSP Gift Card Envelope – Stampin’ Up!

And the Winner is…

I did it again!  I forgot to do the blog candy drawing with my Tuesday post.  Luckily, I remembered on my own this time, without needing a reminder from my loyal readers!  So, without further ado, the random number generator picked comment #18, which is Suzanne!  Congratulations, you are the lucky recipient of the Banner Blast stamp set and Banner Punch!  Please send me your mailing address, and I will get that to you in the mail!

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Now, onto today’s project!  Have I mentioned recently how much I LOVE the Gift Card Envelope & Trims Thinlits Dies! Last week I had a birthday party to go to and I was able to whip up this super cute gift card envelope using the Flashback DSP and the Amazing Birthday stamp set from Stampin’ Up!

Amazing Birthday Gift Card Envelope (2 of 5)

 I just love how the washi tape adds a great design element to this gift card envelope!  As an added benefit, it also provides reinforcement for the folds so they will hold up better as the envelope is opened and closed!

Amazing Birthday Gift Card Envelope (4 of 5)

I made a little enclosure card to match the envelope to give the gift a finishing touch!

Amazing Birthday Gift Card Envelope (3 of 5)

This gift card holder is so cute and it was very quick to make! I’m sure that you can see the possibilities are endless for creating wonderful gifts with the Gift Card Envelope & Trims Thinlits Dies.  If you are a fan of this project, please pin it to Pinterest for me.  You will find a “pin it” button at the bottom of this post below the supply list.

I hope you will consider selecting me as your demonstrator for your stamping needs.  If you need any supplies you can shop now in my online store!  Feel free to drop me an email if you have any questions or if you would like a catalog.  I’m here to help!

Happy Stamping!

Heather

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  • Shop the Clearance Rack here.
  • November 25- December 15 Hostess Code:  UJGAKUUCUse this hostess code when you order and receive a set of rhinestones from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.

Online Extravaganza is Here! Monday, November 24th – December 2*

Online Extravaganza Banner*Sale ends 11:59 p.m. (MT) on December 2nd (1:59 a.m. ET on December 3rd).

You won’t want to miss out on this enormous SALE from Stampin’ Up!  In addition to lots of products that are 20% – 30% – 40% or 50% off, there are also special Door Buster Deals that are good only on the first and last day of the sale.  That’s Monday, November 24th and December 1st only… and only while supplies last!  Click here to see the complete list of discounted items, or head directly to my online store!

November 25- December 15 Hostess Code:  UJGAKUUC

Use this hostess code when you order and receive a set of rhinestones from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.


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Handcrafting with Heather Creativity Clubhouse – Ordering Bonus!!

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I’m introducing a new customer loyalty program, and I’m offering double Creativity Credits for any order placed between now and December 2!  Click here to read more about the Creativity Credits program, my buyer reward program where you earn free Stampin’ Up! merchandise.

Let me know if you have any questions, have fun shopping!


New Weekly Deals From Stampin’ Up! Nov. 25 – December 1

Click the images below to order the weekly deal products from my online store.  The Weekly Deals are only while supplies last and only available at these great prices through December 1st.


Stampin’ Up! Products Used for Today’s Projects

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Giggle Greetings… Age Only Counts if You’re a Cheese! – Stampin’ Up!

Today’s project is a silly birthday card featuring the Giggle Greetings stamp set from Stampin’ Up!  I just love the goofy sentiments in this set.  They are perfect for putting a smile on anyone’s face.

Giggle Greetings - Cheese (5 of 4)

I decided to use my Labels Collection Framelits Dies to create a window in the front of my card.  I like how this technique allows the stamped image to be the focal point of the front of the card as well as the inside.

Giggle Greetings - Cheese (6 of 4)

Giggle Greetings - Cheese (3 of 4)

I colored this image using my Stampin’ Blendabilities markers.  The coloring only took a couple of minutes, but it really makes the card pop!

Giggle Greetings - Cheese (4 of 4)

I hope you are a fan of this project and will pin it to Pinterest for me.  You will find a “pin it” button at the bottom of this post below the supply list and card stock cuts.  Also, please subscribe to my blog via email by clicking on the “follow” button if you enjoy reading my posts.

I hope you will consider selecting me as your demonstrator for your stamping needs.  I also offer free catalogs to all of my customers.  If you are my customer or want to be my customer, please email me your name and mailing address.  I’ll be more than happy to send you a copy of our catalogs.  You can email me at handcraftingheather@icloud.com.

If you need any supplies you can shop now in my online store!  Feel free to drop me an email if you have any questions or if you would like a catalog.  I’m here to help!

Happy Stamping!

Heather

  • Visit my online store here.
  • Shop the Clearance Rack here.

WEEKLY DEALS for August 26 – September 1

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Click here to see the Weekly Deals from Stampin’ Up! in my online store.  The Weekly Deals are only while supplies last and only available at these great prices through September 1.


Stampin’ Up! items used to create today’s project:

If you would like to order any of the products featured in today’s project, click the images below to order from my online store.

 


Card Stock Cuts

Card Base – Night of Navy – 4-1/4″ x 11″ scored at 5-1/2″

Panels – Crushed Curry – 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel with corners rounded using envelope punch board; Whisper White – 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel inside of card.

Sweet Stripes from Paper Pumpkin – Stampin’ Up!

Last week, while I was home caring for my sick little guy, a surprise arrived in the mail… My Paper Pumpkin!  It is always fun to see what’s in the box.  And, it was nice to have a simple project that I could work on while he was napping!

August 2014 Paper Pumpkin (3 of 5)

I have to say I love this month’s kit.  It came with enough supplies to create four large cards and four small cards plus some super cute envelopes to match.  There were also extra die cut sheets and banners that I can use for another project (also nice in case you make a mistake).

August 2014 Paper Pumpkin (4 of 5)

The kit includes everything you need… card bases, banners, stamps, ink, adhesive, envelopes, embellishments.  The only thing I had to provide was a pair of scissors. Another nice thing about this kit is that it covered many different occasions: friendship, congratulations, birthday, and thank you!  🙂

August 2014 Paper Pumpkin (5 of 5)

The kit includes a cute little circle stamp perfect for making the small polka dots on the white die cut panel.  However, after stamping small polka dots on three of the cards, I decided to pull out my Gorgeous Grunge stamp set and play with it instead.  I love the effect, and I have to admit it went much faster than the individual polka-dots.

August 2014 Paper Pumpkin (6 of 5)

Check out the cute envelopes that came with this month’s Paper Pumpkin kit.  The large cards came with pink and yellow solid envelopes, but the smaller cards had cute polka-dots and stars on them!  The small cards are just the perfect size to put on top of a gift too!  For the smaller cards, I used the And Many More stamp set to change up the greetings.

August 2014 Paper Pumpkin (7 of 5)

If you haven’t tried Paper Pumpkin, now is a great time to sign up–get 50% off your first two months. With a deal like this, you’ll want to invite everyone you know to give it a try too!  Click here to join. (See below for more details on the My Paper Pumpkin Promotion.)

If you are a fan of this project and want to pin it to Pinterest, you will find a “pin it” button at the bottom of this post below the supply list and card stock cuts.  Also, please subscribe to my blog via email by clicking on the “follow” button if you are a fan of my work.

I hope you will consider selecting me as your demonstrator for your stamping needs.  I also offer free catalogs to all of my customers.  If you are my customer or want to be my customer, please email me your name and mailing address.  I’ll be more than happy to send you the gorgeous book.  You can email me at handcraftingheather@icloud.com.

If you need any supplies you can shop now in my online store!  Feel free to drop me an email if you have any questions or if you would like a catalog.  I’m here to help!

Happy Stamping!

Heather

  • Visit my online store here.
  • Shop the Clearance Rack here.

My Paper Pumpkin… A Deal for New Subscribers

If you haven’t tried Paper Pumpkin, now is a great time to sign up–get 50% off your first two months. With a deal like this, you’ll want to invite everyone you know to give it a try too!  Click here to join.

Offer Dates: July 16, 2014–September 10, 2014

Offer Details: Use the code HALFOFF2 to join Paper Pumpkin before September 10, 2014, and get 50% off the first two months! After that, keep the creativity coming for only $19.95 + tax per month (shipping included).

The Fine Print:

  • For new subscribers only.
  • Available for month-to-month subscriptions, not prepaid subscriptions.
  • Discount applied to one kit per month for the first two months of a new subscription. After the first two months, the price for each month’s kit will go to the regular price: $19.95.
  • Click here to join.
  • Enter the Promo Code, “HALFOFF2” when you sign up.
  • New subscribers must join by Wednesday, September 10, 2014; 11:50 PM (MT).

WEEKLY DEALS for August 19-25

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Click here to see the Weekly Deals from Stampin’ Up! in my online store.  The Weekly Deals are only while supplies last and only available at these great prices through August 25.

Hip Hip Hooray for Quick and Simple Solutions! – Stampin’ Up!

I’ll tell you what, the last few weeks have been rough!  After my difficult week last week, this week I have been sick all week!  I’m so grateful that Stampin’ Up! has provided us with quick and simple solutions for when life gets a little crazy!  Today’s project is a set of cards created with the Hip Hip Hooray Card Kit from Stampin’ Up!

Hip Hip Hooray Card Kit (3 of 5)

My mom and I created these cards together a couple of weeks ago while we were on vacation at the beach. I knew I couldn’t bring a lot of supplies with me, but I couldn’t imaging a week without some form of creative play, so I threw the Hip Hip Hooray card kit and some paper snips into my suitcase.

Hip Hip Hooray Card Kit (4 of 5)

Hip Hip Hooray Card Kit (5 of 5)

Mom and I had a fun time playing together and we were able to whip out ten cards in no time flat!  What is even better, is the card kit comes with enough supplies for 20 cards, so I still have plenty more materials left in my kit for next time I need a quick solution!

Hip Hip Hooray Card Kit (6 of 5)

Hip Hip Hooray Card Kit (7 of 5)

If you are a fan of this project and want to pin it to Pinterest, you will find a “pin it” button at the bottom of this post below the supply list and card stock cuts.  Also, please subscribe to my blog via email by clicking on the “follow” button if you are a fan of my work.

I hope you will consider selecting me as your demonstrator for your stamping needs.  I also offer free catalogs to all of my customers.  If you are my customer or want to be my customer, please email me your name and mailing address.  I’ll be more than happy to send you the gorgeous book.  You can email me at handcraftingheather@icloud.com.

If you need any supplies you can shop now in my online store!  Feel free to drop me an email if you have any questions or if you would like a catalog.  I’m here to help!

Happy Stamping!

Heather

  • Visit my online store here.
  • Shop the Clearance Rack here.

My Paper Pumpkin… A Deal for New Subscribers

If you haven’t tried Paper Pumpkin, now is a great time to sign up–get 50% off your first two months. With a deal like this, you’ll want to invite everyone you know to give it a try too!  Click here to join.

Offer Dates: July 16, 2014–September 10, 2014

Offer Details: Use the code HALFOFF2 to join Paper Pumpkin before September 10, 2014, and get 50% off the first two months! After that, keep the creativity coming for only $19.95 + tax per month (shipping included).

The Fine Print:

  • For new subscribers only.
  • Available for month-to-month subscriptions, not prepaid subscriptions.
  • Discount applied to one kit per month for the first two months of a new subscription. After the first two months, the price for each month’s kit will go to the regular price: $19.95.
  • Click here to join.
  • Enter the Promo Code, “HALFOFF2” when you sign up.
  • New subscribers must join by Wednesday, September 10, 2014; 11:50 PM (MT).

WEEKLY DEALS for August 5-11

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Click here to see the Weekly Deals from Stampin’ Up! in my online store.  The Weekly Deals are only while supplies last and only available at these great prices through August 11.


Stampin’ Up! items used to create today’s project:

If you would like to order any of the products featured in today’s project, click the images below to order from my online store.