Paper Crafting Blog Hop

Welcome to our April Paper Crafting Blog Hop with Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators from all over the world! Each demonstrator is featuring flowers on their projects!

You may have arrived here from Sandra’s blog. Below is a complete list of all our blog hop participants. My card features the Timeless Tulips stamp set and Tulip Builder Punch (#151295).

The card base is Melon Mambo (8-1/2″ x 5-1/2″) with a layer of Blackberry Bliss and Basic White. The Basic White layer is embossed with the Painted Texture(3D) Embossing Folder (#154317). One small tulip and stems are stamped on a small piece of Basic White, layered onto a piece of Old Olive. One large and one small tulip are stamped on a Basic White scrap and fussy cut and punched out. The sentiment is punched with the Treasured Tags Pick A Punch (#154425).

All bloggers in this month’s hop:

Shirley Merker
Sandra Roberts
Sue Boerner. <— You are here
Julia Mazur
Annette McMillan
Joy Nelson 
Maureen Rauchfuss
Tracy Held
Terri Stewart
Julia Quinn
Krissi Hannahs
Nancy Reynolds
Traci Gardner

I hope you found some inspiration for your next floral card. Enjoy hopping through the blogs, looking at all of our projects!

My Events calendar has been updated with my online Mystery Stamping and in-person Stamping Buffets. Mystery Stamping is on Monday each week. All supplies used to make my card above can be ordered through my online store. Please use the host code found on the right-hand side of my blog when ordering, if your order is under $150. If it is over $150, don’t use the code so you can redeem all the host rewards.

If you do not already have a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, I would be happy to be yours. Ready to enjoy the demonstrator discount? Click the Contact Me button above.

Paper Crafting Blog Hop

Welcome to our March Paper Crafting Blog Hop with Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators from all over the world! Each demonstrator is featuring critters of all kinds!

You may have arrived here from Shirley’s blog. My card features the Ladybug Builder Punch(#157698) to create a bumblebee. This punch is a part of the Hello Ladybug Bundle(#157699).

The card base is Basic Black (11″ x 5-1/2″) with 2 pieces of the Hand-Penned DSP on it. The Hammered Metal (3D) Embossing Folder (#150646) gave the Daffodil Delight card stock a texture to resemble a honeycomb. The bumblebee was created with a Basic Black body and a layer of Daffodil Delight which was cut into stripes and vellum wings! The sentiment is from Pansy Patch.

Here is a picture of the card expanded showing the fun-fold and another little bumblebee!

All bloggers in this month’s hop:

Shirley Merker
Sue Boerner. <– you are here !!
Julia Mazur
Joy Nelson 
Julia Quinn
Tracy Held
Mickey Moore
Annette McMillan
Maureen Rauchfuss

I hope you found some inspiration for your next animal card. Enjoy hopping through the blogs, looking at all of our projects!

My Events calendar has been updated with my online Mystery Stamping and in-person Stamping Buffets. Mystery Stamping is on Monday each week. All supplies used to make my card above can be ordered through my online store. Please use the host code found on the right-hand side of my blog when ordering, if your order is under $150. If it is over $150, don’t use the code so you can redeem all the host rewards.

If you do not already have a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, I would be happy to be yours. Ready to enjoy the demonstrator discount? Click the Contact Me button above.

Waves of the Ocean Collection Available NOW

Each of the world’s wide and open oceans is brimming with beauty and wonder. Marvelous marine animals, miles of submerged mountain ranges, and unique underwater plants lie thousands of feet below Earth’s dry surface, encouraging exploration and awaiting discovery. I am at the ocean right now and it is the most relaxing place for me!

Discover the depths of the ocean—and your artistic abilities—with the Waves of the Ocean Collection! This coastal collection includes an inspiring set of stamps and detailed dies, both early-release products from the upcoming 2022–2023 Annual Catalog. Plus, a pack of paper made from images of hand-poured paint, blue-hued foil sheets for a sea of shine, and radiant rhinestones for a splash of sparkle—each an exclusive product you can ONLY purchase during the promotion period! Orders may be placed beginning today!

  • Each of the sentiments in the Waves of Inspiration Stamp Set can be stamped onto either the outside or inside of a card. Mix and match the sentiments to pair them together, or use them independently of one another!
  • Create an eye-catching card background with the Blue Foils 12″ x 12″ Specialty Paper, or cut with the Waves Dies for an intricate and inspiring accent.
  • The wave-shaped dies from the detailed Waves Dies coordinate with the wave-shaped stamp from the Waves of Inspiration Stamp Set. Wash away a one-dimensional image and add dimension as deep as the ocean! You can also use the Waves Dies to cut clouds, birds, and sentiment labels.
  • The Rhinestone Waves Basic Jewels come in six colors, both the light and dark versions of the following Stampin’ Up! shades: Coastal Cabana, Night of Navy, and Pacific Point.
  • While there is no direct coordination between the Waves of the Ocean 12″ x 12″ Designer Series Paper and Waves Dies, you can combine the wave-shaped dies and any of the paper’s blue-hued patterns for an ocean wave with a realistic look!
ITEM DESCRIPTION PRICE IMAGES
158833WAVES OF INSPIRATION CLING STAMP SET
Early-release product from the 2022–2023 Annual Catalog.7 cling stampsSuggested clear blocks: a, c, f, g, hCoordinates with Waves Dies



$23.00 
158840WAVES DIESEarly-release product from the 2022–2023 Annual Catalog.10 diesLargest die: 5-1/2″ x 2-1/4″ Coordinates with Waves of Inspiration Cling Stamp Set


$34.00 
158841WAVES OF INSPIRATION BUNDLE Includes the Waves of Inspiration Cling Stamp Set and Waves Dies (at a 10% discount).Early-release product from the 2022–2023 Annual Catalog.
$51.25 
159982WAVES OF THE OCEAN 12″ X 12″ (30.5 X 30.5 CM) DESIGNER SERIES PAPERExclusive Designer Series Paper only available during the Waves of the Ocean promotion.12 sheets: 2 each of 6 double-sided designs
Acid free, lignin free
Calypso Coral, Coastal Cabana, Daffodil Delight, Granny Apple Green, Night of Navy, Pacific Point, Petal Pink
Only available while supplies last
$11.50 
159983 BLUE FOILS 12″ X 12″ (30.5 X 30.5 CM) SPECIALTY PAPERExclusive specialty paper only available during the Waves of the Ocean promotion. 6 sheets: 2 each of 3 colors
Coastal Cabana, Night of Navy, silver
Only available while supplies last
$10.00 
159396RHINESTONE WAVES BASIC JEWELSExclusive embellishments only available during the Waves of the Ocean promotion.168 adhesive-backed rhinestones
3 mm: 20 each of 6 colors
4 mm: 4 each of 6 colors
5mm: 4 each of 6 colors
Coastal Cabana, Night of Navy, Pacific Point
Only available while supplies last
$6.50 
161797WAVES OF THE OCEAN COLLECTIONThe entire exclusive, early-release collection!Explore an ocean of inspiration with tropical tones, marble-painted paper, and splashes of sparkle! The Waves of the Ocean Collection includes:
Waves of Inspiration Bundle (10% off)
Waves of the Ocean 12″ x 12″ (30.5 x 30.5 cm) Designer Series Paper
Blue Foils 12″ x 12″ Specialty Paper
Rhinestone Waves Basic JewelsOnly available while supplies last!
$79.25 

Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine 20% Off

If you’ve ever used a Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine, you’ll know that it has many perks:

It’s the perfect companion to the full-sized Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine! It’s lightweight and portable, just 2.7 lb—convenient for taking to classes or workshops. It’s sturdy and small enough to keep permanently on your work surface. It makes clean die cuts and embossed images with just one pass. It’s an affordable purchase and a good entry into the world of die cutting and embossing. It’s compatible with over 70 unique die sets and embossing folders.

The Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine may never be discounted like this again! Also, you can take advantage of the 20% discount on 13 new stamp and die bundles to add to your collection!

Beyond The Horizon – March Paper Pumpkin

Details:

  • This month’s kit contains enough elements to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes. This all-inclusive kit includes printed card bases, die-cut paper pieces, embellishments, adhesive, and more! Sign up by March 10th!
  • The Beyond the Horizon Paper Pumpkin Kit includes a Misty Moonlight Classic Stampin’ Spot!
  • This kit’s stamp set is perfect for any occasion. With sentiments that say “thanks”, “hello”, “thinking of you,” and so many more, you’ll be able to use this stamp set year round.
  • And if you thought one stamp set was great just wait—this month’s kit comes with a BONUS stamp set for FREE! That’s two stamp sets in one kit! It’s our way of saying THANK YOU to you our Paper Pumpkin subscribers. 
  • That’s not all! This kit perfectly coordinates with the New Horizons Suite Collection in our January–June 2022 Mini Catalog Which means even more exclusive elegant watercolor designs curated by our in-house artists just for you!
  • Card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm)
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2″ x 5-3/4″ (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  • Coordinating colors: Bumblebee, Calypso Coral, Evening Evergreen, Misty Moonlight, Night of Navy, Old Olive, Pale Papaya

Waves of the Ocean Collection

Each of the world’s wide and open oceans is brimming with beauty and wonder. Marvelous marine animals, miles of submerged mountain ranges, and unique underwater plants lie thousands of feet below Earth’s dry surface, encouraging exploration and awaiting discovery. I am at the ocean right now and it is the most relaxing place for me!

Discover the depths of the ocean—and your artistic abilities—with the Waves of the Ocean Collection! This coastal collection includes an inspiring set of stamps and detailed dies, both early-release products from the upcoming 2022–2023 Annual Catalog. Plus, a pack of paper made from images of hand-poured paint, blue-hued foil sheets for a sea of shine, and radiant rhinestones for a splash of sparkle—each an exclusive product you can only purchase during the promotion period! Orders may be place on March 1st.

  • Each of the sentiments in the Waves of Inspiration Stamp Set can be stamped onto either the outside or inside of a card. Mix and match the sentiments to pair them together, or use them independently of one another!
  • Create an eye-catching card background with the Blue Foils 12″ x 12″ Specialty Paper, or cut with the Waves Dies for an intricate and inspiring accent.
  • The wave-shaped dies from the detailed Waves Dies coordinate with the wave-shaped stamp from the Waves of Inspiration Stamp Set. Wash away a one-dimensional image and add dimension as deep as the ocean! You can also use the Waves Dies to cut clouds, birds, and sentiment labels.
  • The Rhinestone Waves Basic Jewels come in six colors, both the light and dark versions of the following Stampin’ Up! shades: Coastal Cabana, Night of Navy, and Pacific Point.
  • While there is no direct coordination between the Waves of the Ocean 12″ x 12″ Designer Series Paper and Waves Dies, you can combine the wave-shaped dies and any of the paper’s blue-hued patterns for an ocean wave with a realistic look!
ITEM DESCRIPTION PRICE IMAGES
158833WAVES OF INSPIRATION CLING STAMP SET
Early-release product from the 2022–2023 Annual Catalog.7 cling stampsSuggested clear blocks: a, c, f, g, hCoordinates with Waves Dies



$23.00 
158840WAVES DIESEarly-release product from the 2022–2023 Annual Catalog.10 diesLargest die: 5-1/2″ x 2-1/4″ Coordinates with Waves of Inspiration Cling Stamp Set


$34.00 
158841WAVES OF INSPIRATION BUNDLE Includes the Waves of Inspiration Cling Stamp Set and Waves Dies (at a 10% discount).Early-release product from the 2022–2023 Annual Catalog.
$51.25 
159982WAVES OF THE OCEAN 12″ X 12″ (30.5 X 30.5 CM) DESIGNER SERIES PAPERExclusive Designer Series Paper only available during the Waves of the Ocean promotion.12 sheets: 2 each of 6 double-sided designs
Acid free, lignin free
Calypso Coral, Coastal Cabana, Daffodil Delight, Granny Apple Green, Night of Navy, Pacific Point, Petal Pink
Only available while supplies last
$11.50 
159983 BLUE FOILS 12″ X 12″ (30.5 X 30.5 CM) SPECIALTY PAPERExclusive specialty paper only available during the Waves of the Ocean promotion. 6 sheets: 2 each of 3 colors
Coastal Cabana, Night of Navy, silver
Only available while supplies last
$10.00 
159396RHINESTONE WAVES BASIC JEWELSExclusive embellishments only available during the Waves of the Ocean promotion.168 adhesive-backed rhinestones
3 mm: 20 each of 6 colors
4 mm: 4 each of 6 colors
5mm: 4 each of 6 colors
Coastal Cabana, Night of Navy, Pacific Point
Only available while supplies last
$6.50 
161797WAVES OF THE OCEAN COLLECTIONThe entire exclusive, early-release collection!Explore an ocean of inspiration with tropical tones, marble-painted paper, and splashes of sparkle! The Waves of the Ocean Collection includes:
Waves of Inspiration Bundle (10% off)
Waves of the Ocean 12″ x 12″ (30.5 x 30.5 cm) Designer Series Paper
Blue Foils 12″ x 12″ Specialty Paper
Rhinestone Waves Basic JewelsOnly available while supplies last!
$79.25 

Paper Crafting Blog Hop – Celebrating Birthdays!

Welcome to our 1st Paper Crafting Blog Hop of 2022 with Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators from all over the world! Each demonstrator is featuring projects for birthdays!

You may have arrived here from Sandra’s blog. She had a great project! My card features the Friendly Hello Bundle – yes BUNDLE – from the 2022 Sale-A-Bration brochure – yes Sale-A-Bration – meaning it’s free with a $100 order!! The bundle includes the Friendly Hello photopolymer stamp set and the Friendly Hello 12 x 12 Designer Series Paper (DSP).

The card base is Basic White with a layer of the DSP on it. Then a smaller piece of Vellum Card Stock (#101856), stamped with images in Jet Black Stazon Ink (#101406) was added. This is the ink you want to use on porous surfaces, like vellum. Then I stamped the bird on a branch image in Tuxedo Black Memento ink (#132708) on Basic White and colored it lightly with alcohol markers. The sentiment from this wonderful SAB set is stamped in Pool Party. All images were adhered carefully with the adhesive hidden behind the solid pieces of the card. Three Holiday Rhinestone Basic Jewels were added for a little bling!

We are 2 weeks into Sale-A-Bration, time to look through the annual and mini catalogs and order what you must have and earn free products!

All bloggers in this month’s hop:

Shirley Merker
Sandra Roberts
Sue Boerner <– You are here!!
Tracy Held
Annette McMillan
Julia Quinn
Maureen Rauchfuss
Mickey Moore
Joy Nelson 
Terri Stewart
Krissi Hannahs 
Sandy Ward

I hope you found some inspiration for your next birthday card. Enjoy hopping through the blogs, looking at all of our birthday projects!

My Events calendar has been updated with my online Mystery Stamping and in-person Stamping Buffets. Mystery Stamping is on Monday each week. All supplies used to make my card above can be ordered through my online store. Please use the host code found on the right-hand side of my blog when ordering, if your order is under $150. If it is over $150, don’t use the code so you can redeem all the host rewards.

If you do not already have a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, I would be happy to be yours. Ready to enjoy the demonstrator discount? Click the Contact Me button above.

Paper Crafting Blog Hop – Fall is in the air!

Welcome to our October Paper Crafting Blog Hop with Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators from all over the world! Each demonstrator is featuring projects for fall!

You may have arrived here from Julia’s blog. She had a wonderful project! I started my card with the new Gorgeous Leaves bundle (#158609). The card base is Cinnamon Cider stamped all over with the 3 little leaves stamp from the Gorgeous Leaves cling stamp set (#153365). I die cut a piece of Basic White with the rectangle from the Nature’s Thoughts Dies (#153586). I stamped the center of that panel with the dots from Gorgeous Leaves and the sentiment from Lovely You (#1535350 in Cinnamon Cider. Next I used the open leaf from the Intricate Leaves Dies (#153566) to die cut leaves in Pumpkin Pie, Crushed Curry and Cherry Cobbler. Those are gathered and anchored with a bow of Gold Shimmer Ribbon ($152156). A nice quick card great for upcoming fall birthdays or telling someone you are so very thankful for them!

I also added a border of leaves on the inside Basic White panel.

All bloggers in this month’s hop:

Shirley Merker

Tracy Held

Annette McMillan

Julia Quinn 

Sue Boerner. <—You are here!

Terri Stewart

Maureen Rauchfuss

Joy Nelson 

Krissi Hannahs

I hope you found some inspiration for your next fall card. Enjoy hopping through the blogs, looking at all of our fall projects!

My Events calendar has been updated with my online Mystery Stamping and in-person Stamping Buffets. Mystery Stamping is on Monday each week. All supplies used to make my card above can be ordered through my online store. Please use the host code found on the right-hand side of my blog when ordering, if your order is under $150. If it is over $150, don’t use the code so you can redeem all the host rewards.

If you do not already have a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, I would be happy to be yours. Ready to enjoy the demonstrator discount? Click the Contact Me button above.

Paper Crafting Blog Hop – Happy Birthday!

Welcome to our September Paper Crafting Blog Hop with Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators from all over the world! Each demonstrator is featuring projects for birthdays!

You may have arrived here from Julia’s blog. She had a wonderful project! I chose the new Welcoming Woods stamp set (#156550) for my birthday card. The card base is Basic White. I took another piece of Basic White and used the fabulous Blending Brushes (#153611) to add 4 colors of ink to create the background. Then I stamped the trees and leaves in Early Espresso. I stamped the sentiment from Pansy Patch (#154999) in Early Espresso and cut the layer into 4 pieces and adhered to the base. A nice quick card great for upcoming fall birthdays!

All bloggers in this month’s hop:

Shirley Merker

Tracy Held

Annette McMillan

Julia Quinn

Sue Boerner <— You are here!

Terri Stewart

Maureen Rauchfuss

Krissi Hannahs

Joy Nelson

I hope you found some inspiration for your next birthday card project.

My Events calendar has been updated with my online Mystery Stamping and in-person Stamping Buffets. Mystery Stamping is on Monday each week. All supplies used to make my card above can be ordered through my online store. Please use the host code found on the right-hand side of my blog when ordering, if your order is under $150. If it is over $150, don’t use the code so you can redeem all the host rewards.

If you do not already have a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, I would be happy to be yours. Ready to enjoy the demonstrator discount? Click the Contact Me button above.

Paper Crafting Blog Hop – Punch it up!

Welcome to our August Paper Crafting Blog Hop with Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators from all over the world! Each demonstrator is featuring projects using our fabulous punches! Can you guess how many punches I used on my card?

You may have arrived here from Julia’s blog. She had a wonderful project! I chose the Medium Daisy Punch (#149517) to start my card. The card base is Crushed Curry with a layer of Basic White. I wanted to anchor my jar of flowers, so I used a piece of In Good Taste DSP (#152494). I punched 10 daisies out of Daffodil Delight. Then I used a Blending Brush (#153611) to darken the centers and a little bit on the petals with Crushed Curry. This adds depth to the flowers. The flowers needed a container, so I stamped the jar from Jar of Flowers (#152515) in Smokey Slate and then stamped the smaller jar stamp on the back side in Pool Party, stamped off, to add the water in the jar. Of course, then I punched out the jar with the coordinating Jar Punch (#152703). The stems were stamped in Old Olive and then colored with the Light Old Olive Stampin Blend (#154892).

The jar is popped with Dimensionals (#104430). The flowers needed some greenery, so I used the Sprig Punch (#148012) on Old Olive and Mossy Meadow cardstock. The top daisy is popped up on a dimensional and the sprigs tucked in among the daisies. I stamped the sentiment from Art Gallery (#158201) in Early Espresso and punched out with the Banners PIck a Punch (#153608).

I also made a version of this card using the Daisy Punch (#143713) to create 3 larger daisies. Which one do you like the best?

I colored the centers with an Early Espresso marker and then added some Wink of Stella (#141897) to make the centers sparkle. Did you count the number of punches I used? It was 4!

All bloggers in this month’s hop:

Shirley Merker
Tracy Held
Annette McMillan
Julia Quinn
Sue Boerner <—You are here!
Terri Stewart
Maureen Rauchfuss
Sandra Roberts
Sandy Ward
Joy Nelson 
Krissi Hannahs

I hope you found some inspiration for your next stamping project using punches.

My Events calendar has been updated with my online Mystery Stamping and in-person Stamping Buffets. Mystery Stamping is on Monday each week. All supplies used to make my card above can be ordered through my online store. Please use the host code found on the right-hand side of my blog when ordering, if your order is under $150. If it is over $150, don’t use the code so you can redeem all the host rewards.

If you do not already have a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, I would be happy to be yours. Ready to enjoy the demonstrator discount? Click the Contact Me button above.