#simplestamping Stampin’ Up! Challenge

#simplestamping is the hashtag for you if you love quick and easy, simple cards. Maybe you’re new to cardmaking or are simply overwhelmed by ALL THE STUFF. Or perhaps your life is jam-packed and you don’t have a lot of time for creativity. Whatever the case, #simplestamping projects get back to the basics. Each month Stampin’ Up! challenges demonstrators to create cute handmade cards easy enough for new stampers. For the November Stampin’ Up! Challenge, the theme is Thank You. The supplies are just stamps, ink and paper. We’ll be using the Timeless Tropical stamp set today. It’s perfect because…

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2021 Seasonal Sale

Stampin’ Up! 2021 Seasonal Sale – Paper, Ink and Dies, Oh My! There’s a sale brewing just in time for all your holiday crafting projects! First stock up on basics like ink and cardstock. Then grab that die set or two that you’ve been eyeing. When all your goodies arrive, head straight to the craft room and start creating! Stamping Basics and More! Fold, snip, layer, and stamp! Build up your collection of crafting basics—and prepare for another year of top-tier projects—with a steal of a deal on papercrafting products! 2021 Seasonal Sale Details The sale will run for three…

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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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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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It’s Not Too Late for True Love

It's Not Too Late for True Love Friend card. Features the True Love Designer Series Paper colored with ink pads and Stampin' Blends.

It’s not too late for True Love, but your last chance is here today! At 1PM MT this afternoon, the Stampin’ Up! Last Chance Product Sale begins. True Love is one of the Designer Series Papers from the January – June 2021 Mini Catalog that will be gone soon. It features black and white designs, perfect for coloring, like on these Color of True Love cards. Several other favorite papers and bundles are also retiring, including the Hydrangea Hill and Sand & Sea papers, and the Kangaroo & Company bundle. Click here to download the entire list of Last Chance…

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May 2021 Paper Pumpkin Kit

The May 2021 Paper Pumpkin Kit, called Batter Up!, will help you knock it out of the park! With the Batter Up! Paper Pumpkin Kit, it’s your turn to go to bat for all the people who’ve gone to bat for you. This month’s timeless kit with a “throwback” theme contains enough grand slam supplies to create nine cards—and coordinating envelopes—featuring classic colors, pinwheel and pinstripe patterns, and vintage-washed paper pieces. There’s no “batter” way to root, root, root for your home team and honor the all-stars in your life! While this month’s kit is perfect for creating masculine cards,…

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