Why to Say Yes to a Card Challenge

Say Yes to a card challenge? Why would you want to do that? There are many reasons to participate in a card challenge, and just as many types of challenges to join! First of all, card-making challenges can help spark your creativity. They provide a starting point for your card design with a sketch, color combination, theme, or stamp set. Secondly, you can combine two or more challenges to create an even more unique card. Thirdly, you’ll get to see a wide variety of card ideas from the design team, as well as many participants. If you find a design…

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Whip Up Some Whimsical Birthday Cards Today

Whip up some whimsical birthday cards with these three easy card designs today! To get started, you’ll need stamps, ink, paper and the Stampin’ Up! Stitched with Whimsy Dies. Create one, two, or all three! The Stitched with Whimsy Dies feature cute decorative stitching with irregular edges. Unlike most dies, they do not cut out a shape. Instead, they create a frame around a focal point, background, or sentiment. This die set includes 6 dies, both square and rectangular. The largest die is 5-1/2″ x 4-1/16″. So they’re perfect for framing elements on scrapbook pages, as well as on handmade…

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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 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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