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April 2019

April Club Swaps!!

Good morning!  I had such a great weekend!!  It was bittersweet though -- we had our last club meeting for this round!  These ladies have been so much fun -- they're all so sweet and supportive of each other!  And, talk about creative!!  Here are their swaps -- our theme was sympathy:


Aren't they all gorgeous?!!  My swap can be found HERE.

We'll start up again in July!  We do have on spot left in the next round -- click HERE for all the details!!

Paper Pumpkin by Shelli!

This May, you’re in for a treat. Paper Pumpkin has teamed up with Shelli Gardner, Stampin’ Up!’s board chair and cofounder, to deliver you a very special Paper Pumpkin kit. It’s exclusive, collectible, and one of a kind. Die-hard Paper Pumpkin and Stampin’ Up! fans won’t want to miss this special edition.

The look and feel of this kit is all Shelli. It’s elegant, feminine, and so full of springtime details that you’ll probably just want to take a walk, breathe in the fresh air, and then go home and stamp every card in the kit. And the box it comes in? We predict that you’ll be keeping it . . . like . . . forever. Wait and see.

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CARD: Well Said



  • Petal Pink: 5 ½” x 8 ½”, scored at 4 ¼”; 5 ¼”  x 4”
  • Whisper White: 3 ¾“ x 1”
  • Floral Romance DSP: 4 ½” x 1 ½“; 5” x ¾”
  • Mossy Meadow: scrap for leaves die-cuts
  • Fresh Fig: scrap for word die-cuts


  1. Embossed Petal Pink cardstock with Tufted Embossing Folder. Adhere to Petal Pink card base with Tear & Tape Adhesive.
  2. Fishtail cut the ends of the two DSP pieces. Adhere to background.
  3. Fishtail cut the White piece. Stamp Well Said phrase in Fresh Fig ink onto right side.
  4. Die-cut Fresh Fig “happy” with the Well Written Framelits. Adhere with Liquid Glue.
  5. Die-cut two Mossy Meadow leaves with Wonderful Floral Framelits. Adhere to back of sentiment layer. Pop up with Dimensionals.
  6. Add a few Mint Macaron Basic Adhesive Backed Sequins around focal point.

CARD: All That You Are



  • Fresh Fig: 4-1/4” x 11”
  • Old Olive: 4” x 5-1/4”
  • Whisper White: 5” x 3-34” and 4” x 5-1/4” for inside of card
  • Natures Twine (Fresh Fig): 5” and 8” for bow


  • Stamp Small flower with Memento Ink in the lower right corner of large Whisper White cardstock and color in with Rich Razzleberry Combo Stampin’ Blends Markers and Old Olive Combo Stampin’ Blends Markers.
  • Fold cardstock in half and attach larger Whisper White cardstock to the inside of the card.
  • Stamp large flower and sentiment with Memento Ink on smaller of the Whisper White piece.
  • Use Rich Razzleberry Stampin’ Blends Markers to color in the flowers and Old Olive Stampin’ Blends markers to color in stems and leaves.
  • Unravel the 5” piece of Natures Twine and wrap the twine around the stamped piece securing it behind with Snail Adhesive.
  • Attach stamped cardstock to the Old Olive cardstock and attach Old olive cardstock to the front of the card base with Snail Adhesive.
  • Unravel the 8” piece of Natures Twine and tie it in a bow and attach to the card with a Mini Glue Dot.

CARD: Beautiful Day

Some fun stamping yesterday!!  I love coloring with our Stampin' Blends -- so relaxing!  No, I'm not artistic, but even so the images come out pretty!!  I used two different challenges for this card:

Cts316tammyAnd, here you can see the dimension:


The layout of the card came from the Case This Sketch Challenge, #316

And the dimension of the card came from the Inkspirational Challenge #184:

And, here are all the fun things I used on the card today:

April My Paper Pumpkin

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Paper Pumpkin - Paper Crafting Kits in the Mail

Paper Pumpkin is all bout delivering an easy, fast, fun, all-inclusive crafting experiences to your door in a cute box filled with fun papercrafting goodies.

I'm so excited to announce that April's Paper Pumpkin kit will include an extra-special treat: Stampin' Up!'s brand new Distinktive® stamp images. You'll love how these exclusive stamps create a detailed, shaded, and 3-dimensional effect in a single stamp!

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CARD: Strong & Beautiful



  • Card Stock: Poppy Parade 5 ½” x 8 ½” folded in half at 4 ¼”
  • Crushed Curry 2 ½ “x 4”
  • Needlepoint Nook Designer Series Paper 4” x 5 ¼”
  • Whisper White 2” x 3 ½”


  1. Score and fold the Poppy Parade for the card base
  2. Run the Needlepoint nook Designer Series Paper thru the Tufted Embossing Folder with the Big Shot
  3. Adhere the Needlepoint Nook Designer Series Paper to the card base
  4. Stamp the sentiment with the Poppy Parade ink on the Whisper White and run thru the Big Shot with the Rectangle Stitched Framelit
  5. Run the Crushed Curry thru the Big Shot w the Rectangle Stitched Framelit and adhere to the stamped layer with Snail Adhesive
  6. Add Stampin’ Dimensionals on those layers and attach and add that to the center of the card
  7. Add the Needlepoint Nook Mini Buttons with Mini Glue Dots as desired to add the finishing touch

Stampin' Up! Storage!!

Storage by Stampin' Up! - New Products

Start this Spring organized in style when you add Storage by Stampin' Up! to your craft space!

These simple, modular storage solutions are designed to keep your Stampin' Up! supplies organized, at hand, easy to view, and perfect are for your space - big or small. From Classic Ink Pads, Stampin' Write Markers, Stampin' Blends, Watercolor Pencils, Ink Refills, and more you'll love how you can organize and customize YOUR SPACE. YOUR WAY.

Here are some other features and benefits of Storage by Stampin' Up!:

- Keeps products organized, tidy, visible, and trackable at all times.

- Ensures that your Stampin' Pads, Stampin' Write Markers, and Stampin' Blends are all stored horizontally, as recommended.

- Designed to be stylish, durable, compact, stackable, and modular.

- This system grows with you and your collection.

- Blends in naturally with most home decor with its white neutral color.

- Stacks vertically and can be arranged to fit practically any flat workspace.

- Easily assembled and disassembled for rearrangement and/or cleaning.

Happy Stamping,



Storage by Stampin' Up! - New Products

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