TODAY ONLY – Stamp Sale!

Today only, the stamp set or two you’ve been eyeing could be on sale. The 24-Hour Stamp Sale is our biggest stamp sale of the year, and it’s happening TODAY—20 October! For one day only, you’ll be able to snag select cling stamp sets at a 15% discount Stock up on stamp sets at a stellar price! Photopolymer and host sets are excluded. This short sale only happens once a year—you won’t want to miss out on these super savings! Which stamp sets are on your Wish List? Which ones would be a perfect gift for a friend? One of…

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A Penguin Party

A penguin party is in full swing today to celebrate a birthday! But it’s cold outside, so they’re dressed with hats and scarves to keep warm. With the Penguin Builder Punch, it’s a snap to create as many penguins as you like. Of course, you’ll also want the Penguin Place stamp set in order to create all of the penguin accessories. So save 10% and purchase both products together in the Penguin Place Bundle! Penguin Place Bundle: Penguin Place stamp set PLUS Penguin Builder Punch Creating the Penguin Party Card In order to create a Penguin Party card, start with…

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Frightfully Cute Shaker Card

A Frightfully Cute Shaker Card is fun to make and even more fun to shake! Use the orange shades in Sequins for Everything to fill this shaker. They are perfect for our Halloween card! Then add a touch of gold with some Gold Shimmer Ribbon to accent the sparkly sequins. For some spooky texture, die cut the spider web with Snowy White Velvet paper. Don’t forget to stamp the bats and spider too! Frightfully Cute Shaker Card Recipe Begin creating the shaker card by cutting Night of Navy cardstock for a standard card base, 8-1/2″ x 5-1/2″. Score at 4-1/4″…

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Repurposing Christmas Cards

Repurposing Christmas cards by making them into new cards is one of the most popular ways to keep them from cluttering your home. While you could just recycle them, why not give card-making a try? You’ll create a fresh original Christmas card with your own special touches! For this craft, start by simply cutting your favorite elements from the old cards. For example, cut a scene, a greeting, or a cute picture. Perhaps there is a sentiment set you haven’ t used much (or at all!) yet. Look through your old cards to see if you have images that would…

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Delightful Snowflakes

Delightful Snowflakes are the backdrop for these two prancing deer Christmas cards today! Are you a fan of snow? Do you get excited when the first snowflakes of the season begin to flutter from the sky? Perhaps you anticipate cross-country or downhill skiing, snowboarding, or building snowmen and snow forts. Whether you’re a snow lover or a snow bird, these prancing deer in a snowy scene can fit the bill for your holiday greetings to friends and family. Look through your stash for some snowflake paper, or make your own! Then, based on the colors in your paper, design with…

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Timeless Tulips Sympathy Card

Timeless Tulips is a beautiful stamp set for sympathy cards. While there are sentiments for other occasions, such as birthday and get well, we need cards for the not so happy times too. Be sure to have some on hand because they’re so difficult to make when you’re mourning. Starting with a white card base, first add a dark layer with the Gorgeous Grape cardstock. Then lighten things up again with a white panel enhanced with a narrow strip of Hand Penned Designer Series Paper. Stamp tulips from Timeless Tulips in Gorgeous Grape and Old Olive ink, and a sentiment…

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October 2021 Paper Pumpkin Kit

Peaceful Christmas The October 2021 Paper Pumpkin Kit – Peaceful Christmas is the perfect project kit for girlfriend or family get-togethers! Because these craft kits are all-inclusive, it’s so easy to craft while you snack and chat. When you picture a peaceful Christmas, what comes to mind? Do you see snow softly swirling outside your window? A tree trimmed with tinsel? Or perhaps a fire crackling nearby? Can you catch a whiff of Christmas cookies wafting through the air? Whatever you think about when Christmas comes to town, picture a peaceful Christmas with the Peaceful Christmas Paper Pumpkin Kit! This…

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Trifold Shutter Cards

Trifold Shutter cards are a fun-fold card that looks difficult to make, but is actually fairly simple. Once you’ve mastered the scoring and folding, the rest is easy. Just decorate your card with pretty paper! Scoring and Cutting Let’s see how to make this fun-fold card. Begin with a 5-1/2″ x 12″ piece of Calypso Coral Cardstock. On the 12″ side, score at 2″, 4″, 8″ and 10″. Put the 5-1/2″ side in the paper trimmer at the 1-1/2″ mark. Cut between the 2″ and 10″ score lines. Flip the paper and cut again. See diagram below. Trifold Shutter Card…

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Bewitched and Be Dazzling

Bewitched and Be Dazzling is the theme for today’s Halloween card, which features Sale-a-Bration Be Dazzling paper one last time! While Sale-a-Bration ends tomorrow, September 30th, it’s still not too late to earn free products with a qualifying order. The Penguin Playmates paper, Counting Sheep stamps and coordinating Sheep Dies showcased on this blog recently are still available today. See the dancing sheep celebrating a birthday here. Bewitched and Be Dazzling Card Bewitched and Be Dazzling Halloween Card Click the link below for a list of products used and cutting dimensions for this card. Although Be Dazzling paper is extra…

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Sale-a-Bration Sheep

Sale-a-Bration sheep are celebrating a birthday today with lots of dancing and plenty of glam! But the party will come to an abrupt end on September 30th, when you’ll no longer be able to get your hands on these adorable sheep! Three of the products used on today’s cards are Sale-a-Bration items: Counting Sheep Stamp Set (156591) Sheep Dies (156600) Be Dazzling Specialty Paper (156629) Choose a FREE Sale-a-Bration product with every $50 or $100 you spend on Stampin’ Up! products (before tax and shipping). There’s no limit to how many rewards you can earn. However, it’s while supply lasts….

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Penguin Playmates Day 7

Penguin Playmates Day 7 features two Christmas card designs using 4″ triangles of Penguin Playmates paper. Cut a 4″ square diagonally, leaving a gap you can fill with a variety of elements to make your card stand out! On Day 1 of the series there’s information on how to get the Penguin Playmates paper during Sale-a-Bration, which ends September 30. You’ll want to check out the 4 card designs there too! Time is running out to get your free paper! Day 2: explore 4 ways to use a 5″ x 3″ piece of Penguin Playmates Designer Series Paper.  For Day 3: create a Christmas…

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Penguin Playmates Day 6

Penguin Playmates Day 6 features two Christmas card designs using six 1″ squares of Penguin Playmates paper. Additionally, there are two different designs for everyday occasions. All of these cards are great ways to use your small paper scraps! On Day 1 of the series there’s information on how to get the Penguin Playmates paper during Sale-a-Bration, which ends September 30. You’ll want to check out the 4 card designs there too! Day 2: explore 4 ways to use a 5″ x 3″ piece of Penguin Playmates Designer Series Paper.  For Day 3: create a Christmas and birthday card with small strips of Penguin…

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Penguin Playmates Day 5

Penguin Playmates Day 5 has two playful card designs using 3″ squares of Penguin Playmates paper. Both of them have an embossed layer for a little extra texture. But they could easily be simplified by substituting plain cardstock. On Day 1 of the series there’s information on how to get the Penguin Playmates paper during Sale-a-Bration, which ends September 30. You’ll want to check out the 4 card designs there too! Day 2: explore 4 ways to use a 5″ x 3″ piece of Penguin Playmates Designer Series Paper.  For Day 3: create a Christmas and birthday card with small strips of Penguin…

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Penguin Playmates Day 4

Penguin Playmates Day 4 features four card designs using 4″ squares of Penguin Playmates paper. Two are horizontal layouts, one is vertical, and the final one is a fun-fold card! On Day 1 of the series you’ll find information on how to get the Penguin Playmates paper during Sale-a-Bration, which ends September 30. You’ll want to check out the 4 card designs there as well! On Day 2, explore 4 ways to use a 5″ x 3″ piece of Penguin Playmates Designer Series Paper. While two designs use a horizontal layout, two have a vertical layout. For Day 3 we shared a Christmas…

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Penguin Playmates Day 3

Penguin Playmates Day 3 features two card designs using the Penguin Playmates paper, but there’s not a penguin in sight! Instead, today we’ll be using 1″ x 4″ striped patterns to accent both a Christmas and birthday card. On Day 1 of the series you’ll find information on how to get the Penguin Playmates paper during Sale-a-Bration. You’ll want to check out the 4 card designs there as well! On Day 2, explore 4 ways to use a 5″ x 3″ piece of Penguin Playmates Designer Series Paper: Two designs use a horizontal layout and two have a vertical layout. Just click…

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