Stampin’ Up! Darling Donkeys for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Good Morning and welcome to the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop! Today I have a fun Card made with the fun Stampin’ Up! Darling Donkeys Sale A Bration cling stamp set along with the Hey Chick bundle and Birthday Chick dies. You can find the supplies used to create this card at the bottom of my post along with the sizes of cardstock used.

We have a Theme challenge this week, sharing Fun Fold cards. So it’s sure to be awesome!

So I used these stamps and dies to make a fun Double Z fold card! I started by covering my Crumb Cake card base and the little Z part with designer series papers. I adhered strips of the leafy paper from the Berry Delightful Sale A Bration DSP to cover the little Z part and the light part of the Bermuda Bay Oh So Ombre 6″ x 6″ Sale A Bration to cover the top. I adhered the wider panel on the far right, and overlapped a full length Basic White panel. I adhered the last strip of Berry Delightful leafy paper to the bottom middle panel since this part is visible.

I cut 4 cornstalks from Hey Chick dies from Garden Green and adhered them to the card and I cut 4 sets of corn husks from Garden Green and 4 sets of corn from So Saffron. I adhered the corn husks to the corn and adhered them to the cornstalks with glue dots. I cut out the henhouse from the Hey Chick dies from Crumb Cake and colored it with Crumb Cake and Mango Melody Stampin’ Blends. I adhered it to the panel. I stamped the cracked egg from the Hey Chick cling stamp set in Memento Tuxedo Black ink on Basic White and cut it out with the coordinating die along with a pair of eggs. I colored the legs with my Mango Melody Stampin’ Blend.

I cut out the sign from the Birthday Chick dies from Crumb Cake and three fences from Basic White. I stamped the Hee Haw! from the Stampin’ Up! Darling Donkeys cling stamp set in Memento Tuxedo Black ink on the sign and adhered the sign to the card. I adhered the fence to the long panel in the little Z.

I stamped the little donkey from the Stampin’ Up! Darling Donkeys stamp set in Memento Tuxedo Black ink on a Basic White panel and colored it with Crumb Cake and Petal Pink Stampin’ Blends. I fussy cut the donkey and adhered it to the first panel, letting part of it hang over the edge. To finish the main body of the card, I stamped the little birds from the My Meadow photopolymer stamp set in Memento Tuxedo Black ink and the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Darling Donkeys in the corner of the Basic White writing panel.

With all this done, I adhered the little Z to the main part of the card. I applied Tear & Tape on the first panel and under the henhouse part of the last panel. I pulled off the covers and carefully adhered the little Z on the Tear & Tape, aligning the corners and bottom edges, and pressing firmly. I finished by adhering the little eggs to the last panel on the little Z.

The Stampin’ Up! Darling Donkeys stamp set is probably the most popular Sale A Bration stamp set this year, and it’s free with a $50 purchase (before shipping and taxes) during Sale A Bration! Why not consider either the Hey Chick or Hey Birthday Chick bundle to get started? Add some embellishments or card stock and you’re there. But do hurry, because Sale A Bration ends this Sunday!

On with the Hop! Click the Next button below to visit Karen Ksenzakovic’s blog.

And just in case you get lost along the way, here’s a list of the team members participating in the hop today:


February Host Code: JNWPB7A4

Use this host code when you order $50 or more and receive a free gift from me!  The gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in the 2019-20 Annual Catalog or in the 2020 January-June Mini Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!

If your order is over $150, please do not use the host code since you’ll receive your own Host Dollars plus I’ll still send you the free gift!  This host code can be used by anyone, no commitment required.  Let me know if you have any questions.


If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator.  Just click on the Shop Now Button on the right side of the screen to go directly to my online store or contact me if you have any questions.  Happy Stamping!

Thanks for visiting!

Akiko

  • Visit my online store here
  • See the current Stampin’ Up! clearance rack specials here
  • Earn FREE Stampin’ Up! products through my Wildflower Frequent Shopper Program – my way of saying thank you to my frequent shopper online customers.
  • Sign up for my weekly newsletter here
  • Have any questions? I’d be happy to help, click here to contact me.

Cardstock Cuts for this project:

  • Crumb Cake – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base scored at 5-1/2″ and 2-3/4″, 1-1/8″ x 11″ scored at 2-3/4″ and 5-1/2″ (little Z), 1-3/4″ x 2-1/2″ (die cut henhouse), 2″ x 2″ (die cut sign)
  • Garden Green – 4″ x 5-1/4″ (die cut cornstalks and corn husks)
  • So Saffron – 3/4″ x 4″ (die cut corn)
  • Basic White – 2-5/8″ x 4-1/8″ (writing panel), 3/4″ x 7″ (die cut fences), 2″ x 2-1/2″ (donkey), 1-1/2″ x 2″ (dies cut eggs)
  • Berry Delightful DSP – 1″ x 5-3/8″ strip (little Z leafy paper), three 1″ x 2-5/8″ (little Z leafy paper and inside trim)
  • Oh So Ombre 6″ x 6″ DSP – two 2-5/8″ x 3-1/4″ panels (first and second panel sky), 2-3/4″ x 3-1/4″ (last panel sky)

Stampin’ Up! products used in this project:


 

Stampin’ Up! In Bloom Birthday Card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Good Morning and welcome to the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop! Today I have a sweet floral Birthday Card made with the Stampin’ Up! In Bloom bundle and the pretty Paper Blooms Sale A Bration designer series paper. You can find the supplies used to create this card at the bottom of my post along with the sizes of cardstock used.

We have a sketch challenge this week, and here’s the pretty sketch we’re using. When I saw it, I knew that I needed to use the Paper Blooms designer series paper so I could use the pretty Rococo Rose stripes on the bottom.

I adhered the striped Rococo Rose Paper Blooms paper to the bottom of a Basic White panel and adhered the Rococo Rose floral paper to the top. I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! In Bloom stamp set in Rococo Rose on a strip of Basic White and trimmed the end with the Banner Pick A Punch. I punched the end of a Rococo Rose strip and embossed it with the Ornate Floral 3D embossing folder. I adhered the label to the embossed banner and adhered them both to the DSP panel on the seam.

I cut the two large stitched flowers from Balmy Blue using the Pierced Blooms dies from the Stampin’ Up! In Bloom bundle. I cut the medium flowers from So Saffron and the leaves and flower centers from Smoky Slate. Finally I cut two sets of the small flowers from Rococo Rose. I used the Stampin’ Up Color Coach for Rococo Rose to choose my color palette, pairing it with Balmy Blue and Smoky Slate. You can find it on the second page HERE. I really like how this color palette came out, the Balmy Blue flowers really pop! I also love these die cut flowers and leaves!! It was so much fun playing with them to figure out what looked best layered together.

I layered the flowers, adhering them with liquid glue and arranged them on the DSP panel, adhering them with liquid glue and popping the one on front with dimensionals. I added rhinestone gems to the flower centers and adhered the DSP panel to the front of a Rococo Rose card base with dimensionals.

For the inside of the card, trimmed the bottom of a Basic White panel with the Rococo Rose floral paper from the Paper Blooms DSP and adhered more dic cut flowers. I adhered the panel to the inside of the card.

The Stampin’ Up! In Bloom bundle is a great bundle with pretty images for stamped flowers, fun sentiments (I love this font) and awesome coordinating dies. There are 25 dies in the Pierced Blooms die set, and the stitching is just gorgeous!! And don’t forget that the Paper Blooms designer series paper is free with a $50 purchase (before shipping and taxes) during Sale A Bration!

On with the Hop! Click the Next button below to visit Karen Ksenzakovic’s blog.

And just in case you get lost along the way, here’s a list of the team members participating in the hop today:


February Host Code: JNWPB7A4

Use this host code when you order $50 or more and receive a free gift from me!  The gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in the 2019-20 Annual Catalog or in the 2020 January-June Mini Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!

If your order is over $150, please do not use the host code since you’ll receive your own Host Dollars plus I’ll still send you the free gift!  This host code can be used by anyone, no commitment required.  Let me know if you have any questions.


If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator.  Just click on the Shop Now Button on the right side of the screen to go directly to my online store or contact me if you have any questions.  Happy Stamping!

Thanks for visiting!

Akiko

  • Visit my online store here
  • See the current Stampin’ Up! clearance rack specials here
  • Earn FREE Stampin’ Up! products through my Wildflower Frequent Shopper Program – my way of saying thank you to my frequent shopper online customers.
  • Sign up for my weekly newsletter here
  • Have any questions? I’d be happy to help, click here to contact me.

Cardstock Cuts for this project:

  • Rococo Rose – 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ card base scored at 4-1/4″, 3/4″ x 4-1/2″ (embossed banner), 1″ x 2″ (die cut flowers)
  • Balmy Blue – 2″ x 5-1/4″ (die cut flowers)
  • So Saffron – 1″ x 3″ – (die cut flowers)
  • Smoky Slate – 2″ x 3-1/2″ (die cut leaves and flower centers)
  • Basic White – 4″ x 5-1/4″ (inside panel), 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″ (front mat), 5/8″ x3-3/4″ (label)
  • Paper Blooms DSP – two 2″ x 5″ strips (front top and bottom), 1/2″ x 5-1/4″ (inside trim)

Stampin’ Up! products used in this project:


 

Stampin’ Up! Zoo Globe Birthday Card for the Inkin’ Krew Blog Hop

Good Morning! Welcome to another Inkin’ Krew Monthly Blog Hop! The theme for this month’s hop is Birthday and I made a sweet birthday card with the little giraffe from the Stampin’ Up! Zoo Globe stamp set. This is a great stamp set for making children’s cards, new baby cards or any animal theme card – and the globe stamps coordinate with the Snow Globe scene dies and shaker dome to make shaker cards! You can find the supplies used to create this card at the bottom of my post along with the sizes of cardstock used.

I stamped the little giraffe from the Stampin’ Up! Zoo Globe photopolymer stamp set in Memento Tuxedo Black ink on a small Basic White panel. I positioned the small rectangle die from the Stitched with Whimsey dies on the panel around the giraffe and ran it through my Stampin’ Cut & Emboss machine to die cut a pretty stitched frame around the giraffe.

I colored the giraffe with the So Saffron and Cinnamon Cider Stampin’ Blends and adhered it to a Basic Black mat. I positioned the giraffe panel on the So Saffron panel and stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Zoo Globe stamp set in Memento Tuxedo Black underneath. I embossed the panel with the Tasteful Textile 3D embossing folder and adhered it to the front of a So Saffron card base.

I adhered the giraffe panel to the card front on top of the sentiment using dimensionals. I finished the card by wrapping a length of black and white twine around the fold and tying a bow.

For the inside of the card, I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Zoo Globe stamp set in Memento Tuxedo Black ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the little bird next to the sentiment and the balloons on the bottom. I colored the images with Stampin Blends – Poppy Parade, So Saffron and Night of Navy – and adhered the panel to the inside of the card.

On With The Hop! Click on the Next Blog button to move forward to Connie Troyer’s project or click the Previous Blog button to move back to see the project that Leslie Larkin created.

If you get lost along the way, here are the participants for the hop:


February Host Code: JNWPB7A4

Use this host code when you order $50 or more and receive a free gift from me!  The gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in the 2020-21 Annual Catalog or the Jan-Jun 2021 Mini Catalog.

If your order is over $150, please do not use the host code since you’ll receive your own Host Dollars plus I’ll still send you the free gift!  This host code can be used by anyone, no commitment required.  Let me know if you have any questions.


If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator.  Just click on the Order Stampin’ Up! Online Now button on the right side of the screen to go directly to my online store or contact me if you have any questions.  Happy Stamping!

Thanks for visiting!

Akiko

  • Visit my online store here
  • See the current Stampin’ Up! clearance rack specials here
  • Earn FREE Stampin’ Up! products through my Wildflower Frequent Shopper Program – my way of saying thank you to my frequent shopper online customers.
  • Sign up for my weekly newsletter here
  • Have any questions? I’d be happy to help, click here to contact me.

Cardstock Cuts for this project:

  • So Saffron – 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ card base scored at 4-1/4″, 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (embossed card front)
  • Basic Black – 1-7/8″ x 3-1/8″ (giraffe panel mat)
  • Basic White – 3 3/4″ x 5″ (inside panel), 1-3/4″ x 3″ (giraffe panel)

Stampin’ Up! products used in this project:


Stampin’ Up! Handsomely Suited for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Good Morning and welcome to the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop! Today I have a masculine birthday card made with the Stampin’ Up! Handsomely Suited bundle and Well Suited designer series paper. You can find the supplies used to create this card at the bottom of my post along with the sizes of cardstock used.

We have a sketch challenge this week, and here’s the sketch we’re using.

My card also works for the #TGIFC301 challenge at TGIF Challenges with a fun plaid theme:

I started by adhering a panel of the Pacific Point and tweed plaid panels of Well Suited designer series paper to Basic Black mats. I adhered the small panel flush with the top of it’s mat and then I adhered the small panel to the large one, aligning the top of the DSP panels.

I slipped a buckle on the Gray Granite ribbon and wrapped it around the layered panel, adhering it in the back. I adhered the panel to the front of a Basic Gray card base. I stamped the large bow tie from the Stampin’ Up! Handsomely Suited cling stamp set in Memento Tuxedo Black ink on a small panel of Poppy Point paper from the Well Suited DSP pack and cut it out with the coordinating die. I cut out another bow tie from Basic White and adhered it to the back of the tie to make it stiffer.

I stamped the birthday sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Handsomely Suited stamp set in Memento Tuxedo Black ink on the bottom of a small Basic White panel and adhered the panel to a Basic Black mat. I popped the bow tie on top of the sentiment with dimensionals and popped the label on the card front with dimensionals.

For the inside of the card, I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Handsomely Suited stamp set in Memento Tuxedo Black ink on a Basic White panel. I trimmed the bottom with tweed paper from the Well Suited designer series paper pack and adhered it to the inside of the card.

The Stampin’ Up! Handsomely Suited bundle is a great new bundle for making masculine cards, especially with the coordinating Well Suited designer series paper.

On with the Hop! Click the Next button below to visit Karen Ksenzakovic’s blog.

And just in case you get lost along the way, here’s a list of the team members participating in the hop today:


February Host Code: JNWPB7A4

Use this host code when you order $50 or more and receive a free gift from me!  The gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in the 2019-20 Annual Catalog or in the 2020 January-June Mini Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!

If your order is over $150, please do not use the host code since you’ll receive your own Host Dollars plus I’ll still send you the free gift!  This host code can be used by anyone, no commitment required.  Let me know if you have any questions.


If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator.  Just click on the Shop Now Button on the right side of the screen to go directly to my online store or contact me if you have any questions.  Happy Stamping!

Thanks for visiting!

Akiko

  • Visit my online store here
  • See the current Stampin’ Up! clearance rack specials here
  • Earn FREE Stampin’ Up! products through my Wildflower Frequent Shopper Program – my way of saying thank you to my frequent shopper online customers.
  • Sign up for my weekly newsletter here
  • Have any questions? I’d be happy to help, click here to contact me.

Cardstock Cuts for this project:

  • Basic Gray – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base scored at 5-1/2″
  • Basic Black – 4″ x 5-1/4″ (front tweed background mat), 2-1/8″ x 4-1/16″ (Pacific Point plaid inset mat), 1-5/8″ x 2-1/8″ (label mat)
  • Basic White – 4″ x 5-1/4″ (inside panel), 1-1/2″ x 2″ (label), 1-1/4″ x 2-1/4″ (bow tie backing)
  • Well Suited DSP – 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″ (front tweed background), 2″ x 4″ (Pacific Point Plaid inset), 1-1/4″ x 2-1/4″ (Poppy Parade bow tie), 1/2″ x 4″ (tweed inside trim)

Stampin’ Up! products used in this project:


 

Stampin’ Up! Hey Birthday Chick Card

Good morning! Here’s a simple birthday card made with the cute Stampin’ Up! Hey Birthday Chick bundle. And today is the day when the matching dies are available as well as the return of the Hey Chick stamp set and it’s coordinating dies! Let me show you how cute these sets are with today’s card. You can find the supplies used to create this card at the bottom of my post along with the sizes of cardstock used.

My card is also entered in the Paper Players Challenge PP526 – it’s a Tic Tac Toe challenge and I chose the middle column – animal, embossing and markers. Be sure to check out the inspiration and other challenge entries in this fun challenge.

On with my card! I stamped the cute little chicken from the Stampin’ Up! Hey Birthday Chick cling stamp set with Memento Tuxedo Black ink on Thick Basic White card stock and colored her with the Ivory, Real Red and Mango Melody Stampin Blends. I colored the balloon Real Red, because red balloons are the best, and added a highlight with the Color Lifter! I cut her out with the coordinating die from the Birthday Chick dies that are available today (YAY!!)!

I cut out the cornstalk and corn husks with the new Hey Chick dies from Garden Green and the corn cobs from So Saffron. These dies are so tiny and so cute so be careful not to lose them. I cut out two grain sacks from the Hey Birthday Chick dies from Crumb Cake. I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Hey Birthday Chick stamp set in Memento Tuxedo Black ink on the bottom of a Basic White panel.

I used the new blending brushes to brush some So Saffron and Balmy blue ink on the panel as a background for the little chicken and embossed the panel with the Tasteful Textile 3D embossing folder. I adhered the panel to the front of a Real Red card base and adhered the cornstalk, ears of corn and grain sacks to the panel with liquid glue. I finished the front by popping the chicken and balloon on with dimensionals.

For the inside of the card, I stamped the sentiment and little chick from the Stampin’ Up! Hey Birthday Chick stamp set in Memento Tuxedo Black ink on a Basic White panel. I colored the little chick with So Saffron, Real Red and Mango Melody Stampin’ Blend markers and adhered the panel to the inside of the card.

This is a simple fun birthday card with the new Stampin’ Up! Hey Birthday Chick and Hey Chick bundles. Check them out because they’re so cute and the bundles will be available through June 30!


Stampin’ Up! Sale A Bration is going on Now!

Sale A Bration is Stampin’ Up!’s biggest event of the year with three ways to earn FREE products – SHOP – HOST – JOIN!

SHOP

During Sale-A-Bration, for every $50 or $100 you spend, you can choose between two purchasing levels of free products! Depending on the amount you spend, you’ll be able to mix ‘n’ match the Sale-A-Bration items you earn and you can choose from stunning stamp sets and designer series papers. There are 8 free products available to pick from at the $50 level and 2 free products to pick from at the $100 level. Click on the Sale A Bration brochure to the right to see these products.

HOST

Stampin’ Up! is offering an exclusive host stamp set called Punch Party and you can get it for FREE with an order of $300 or greater placed during Sale-a-bration or by hosting a workshop with orders totaling $300 or greater during Sale-a-bration!  And this is on top of the normal Stampin’ Rewards you get when you host a workshop!

JOIN

There’s no better time to Join Stampin’ Up! than during Sale A Bration! And joining is easy! You purchase your Starter kit for $99 by choosing $125 in Stampin’ Up! products (and shipping is FREE). If you join during Sale A Bration, you get an additional five FREE full size packs of 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper from the upcoming 2021-2022 Annual Catalog with your Starter Kit (the current 6″ x 6″ designer series paper goes for $11.50 per pack!). 

See my Join My Team page for all the benefits starting with a minimum 20% discount!  Contact me if you have any questions.  Click here to purchase your Starter Kit.

Contact me if you need a copy of the new Jan-Jun Mini Catalog and Sale A Bration brochure, and I’ll be happy to send you one!


FREE SHIPPING

This week is my 2 year anniversary with Stampin’ Up! and to celebrate I am offering FREE standard shipping on all orders over $50 through February 9th.

To get free shipping, you will need to:

  • Place an order at my Online Store between now and Monday February 9th using my current Host Code JNWPB7A4.
  • Send me an email at apsudano@stampininthemeadows.com of how you would like your shipping charges refunded to you, PayPal or check.
  • Once your order is processed and shipped, I will refund your standard shipping charges.

Your order will also qualify you for my thank you gift and for Wildflower Points! Orders over $150 will also qualify you for Stampin’ Rewards, so if your order is $150 or more, don’t use my host code so that you don’t miss out on your own Stampin’ Rewards from Stampin’ Up! Have fun shopping!


February Host Code: JNWPB7A4

Use this host code when you order $50 or more and receive a free gift from me!  The gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in the 2020-21 Annual Catalog or the Jan-Jun 2021 Mini Catalog.

If your order is over $150, please do not use the host code since you’ll receive your own Host Dollars plus I’ll still send you the free gift!  This host code can be used by anyone, no commitment required.  Let me know if you have any questions.


If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator.  Just click on the Shop Now Button on the right side of the screen to go directly to my Online store or contact me if you have any questions.  Happy Stamping!

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!

Akiko

  • Visit my Online store here
  • See the current Stampin’ Up! clearance rack specials here
  • Earn FREE Stampin’ Up! products through my Wildflower Frequent Shopper Program – my way of saying thank you to my frequent shopper online customers.
  • Sign up for my monthly newsletter here
  • Have any questions? I’d be happy to help, click here to contact me.

Cardstock Cuts for this project:

  • Real Red – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base scored at 5-1/2″
  • Basic White – two 3″ x 4-3/4″ panels (front and inside panels)
  • Basic White Thick – 2-1/2″ x 4-1/2″ (chick)
  • Crumb Cake – 1-1/2″ x 2-3/4″ (grain sacks)
  • So Saffron – 1/2″ x 3-1/2″ (corn)
  • Garden Green – 2″ x 3″ (cornstalk and husks)

Stampin’ Up! products used in this project:


Stampin’ Up! Hey Birthday Chick Video Tutorial

Good Morning! The Stampin’ Up! Hey Birthday Chick cling stamp set is a fun set that is a follow on to the Hey Chick stamp set that came out during Sale A Bration a few years ago. And Guess What? Next month coordinating dies will be available! So today’s card is a sort of sneak peek of the new bundles that will be available on February 2! And you’re going to want to get them, because they’re fabulous! You can find the currently available supplies I used at the bottom of my post along with the sizes of cardstock used.

I also entered today’s card in the Sunday Stamps SSC248 sketch challenge – In The Center.

Here is the Facebook Live video showing how I made the card:

I posted a copy of the video in my YouTube channel here so you can view it there if you prefer.

I die cut a Basic White panel with the Stitched rectangles dies and sponged dirt and sky with the new blending brushes and Crumb Cake, Soft Suede, Balmy Blue and Pacific Point inks. I used the lighter inks on the main body and the darker inks around the edges. I adhered the panel to a Granny Apple Green patterned Sale A Bration Oh So Ombre 6″ x 6″ DSP panel that I die cut with a larger Stitched Rectangle die and adhered them both to a Poppy Parade mat.

I cut out the fence using the cute die from the upcoming Chick Dies (available Feb 2) from Gray Granite card stock. Before cutting it out, I remembered to adhere some of the new adhesive sheets to the back, and it worked great for adhering to the panel. The hen house die is also from the upcoming Chick dies and I cut it out of Crumb Cake card stock and outlined it (and colored the doorway) with Smoky Slate Stampin Blend before adhering it on the fence with glue dots. I also colored the hay with the Daffodil Delight Stampin’ Blend. I wrapped a length of braided linen trim around the panel made a knot on the side.

I stamped the Chick and cupcake from the Stampin’ Up! Hey Birthday Chick stamp set using Memento Tuxedo Black ink on Basic White and cut it out with the upcoming coordinating die from the Birthday Chick Dies (available Feb 2). I colored the chick with Pool Party and Mango Melody Stampin’ Blends and the cupcake with Flirty Flamingo, Rococo Rose and Daffodil Delight blends and popped her on the panel with dimensionals.

I used the Birthday Chick dies to cut out the Happy Birthday sentiment from Poppy Parade and the buntings from Granny Apple Green and Bermuda Bay. I adhered the buntings to the panel with liquid glue and then adhered the sentiment. I embossed a panel of Bermuda Bay with the Pinewood Planks embossing folder and adhered it to the front of a Bermuda Bay card base. Then I adhered the decorated panel to the card front with dimensionals.

For the inside of the card, I stamped the fun sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Hey Birthday Chick stamp set in Memento Tuxedo Black ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the dancing chick in the egg next to the sentiment in Memento Tuxedo Black ink and colored her with Daffodil Delight, Mango Melody, Poppy Parade and Flirty Flamingo Stampin’ Blends. I adhered a strip of Granny Apple Green patterned Oh So Ombre 6″ x 6″ DSP to the bottom and adhered the panel to a Poppy Parade mat. I adhered the panel to the inside of the card.

The Stampin’ Up! Hey Birthday Chick stamp set is so cute and the cuteness factor increases tenfold with the companion stamp set and dies that will be available on Feb 2. And don’t forget the Oh So Ombre 6″ x 6″ Sale A Bration designer series paper that you can get right now. Don’t those circles remind you of eggs?


Stampin’ Up! Hey Chick and Hey Birthday Chick Bundles available February 2!

The Stampin’ Up! Hey Chick and Hey Birthday Chick bundles will be available February 2 – June 30. Already have the Hey Chick stamp set? You can now purchase the coordinating dies! And they are so cute!! Click on the image above to download a PDF with all the details.


Stampin’ Up! Sale A Bration is going on Now!

Sale A Bration is Stampin’ Up!’s biggest event of the year with three ways to earn FREE products – SHOP – HOST – JOIN!

SHOP

During Sale-A-Bration, for every $50 or $100 you spend, you can choose between two purchasing levels of free products! Depending on the amount you spend, you’ll be able to mix ‘n’ match the Sale-A-Bration items you earn and you can choose from stunning stamp sets and designer series papers. There are 8 free products available to pick from at the $50 level and 2 free products to pick from at the $100 level. Click on the Sale A Bration brochure to the right to see these products.

HOST

Stampin’ Up! is offering an exclusive host stamp set called Punch Party and you can get it for FREE with an order of $300 or greater placed during Sale-a-bration or by hosting a workshop with orders totaling $300 or greater during Sale-a-bration!  And this is on top of the normal Stampin’ Rewards you get when you host a workshop!

JOIN

There’s no better time to Join Stampin’ Up! than during Sale A Bration! And joining is easy! You purchase your Starter kit for $99 by choosing $125 in Stampin’ Up! products (and shipping is FREE). If you join during Sale A Bration, you get an additional five FREE full size packs of 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper from the upcoming 2021-2022 Annual Catalog with your Starter Kit (the current 6″ x 6″ designer series paper goes for $11.50 per pack!). 

See my Join My Team page for all the benefits starting with a minimum 20% discount!  Contact me if you have any questions.  Click here to purchase your Starter Kit.

Contact me if you need a copy of the new Jan-Jun Mini Catalog and Sale A Bration brochure, and I’ll be happy to send you one!


January Host Code: 4YZ2J366

Use this host code when you order $50 or more and receive a free gift from me!  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in the 2019 – 2020 Annual Catalog or in the Aug-Dec 2020 Mini Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!

If your order is over $150, please do not use the host code since you’ll receive your own Host Dollars plus I’ll still send you the free gift!  This host code can be used by anyone, no club or commitment required.  Let me know if you have any questions.


If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator.  Just click on the Shop Now button on the right side of the screen to go directly to my online store or contact me if you have any questions.  Happy Stamping!

Thanks for stopping by and have a great week!

Akiko

  • Visit my online store here
  • See the current Stampin’ Up! clearance rack specials here
  • Earn FREE Stampin’ Up! products through my Wildflower Frequent Shopper Program – my way of saying thank you to my online frequent shopper customers.
  • Sign up for my weekly newsletter here
  • Have any questions? I’d be happy to help, click here to contact me.

Cardstock Cuts for this project:

  • Bermuda Bay – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base scored at 5-1/2″, 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (embossed panel), 3/4″ x 3″ (bunting die cut)
  • Granny Apple Green – 3/4″ x 3″ (bunting die cut)
  • Poppy Parade – 1-1/4″ x 2-1/4″ (die cut sentiment), 3-1/8″ x 4-1/2″ (front mat), 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″ (inside mat)
  • Gray Granite – 1-1/2″ x 3-1/2″ (fence die cut)
  • Crumb Cake – 2″ x 2-3/4″ (hen house die cut)
  • Basic White – 3-3/4″ x 5″ (inside panel), 2-3/4″ x 4″ (die cut small stitched rectangle), 2″ x 2-3/4″ (die cut chick)
  • Oh So Ombre 6″ x 6″ DSP – 3-1/2″ x 4-3/4″ (die cut stitched rectangle), 1/2″ x 3-3/4″ (inside trim)

Stampin’ Up! products used in this project:


Stampin’ Up! Berry Blessings Birthday Card

Good Morning and welcome to Simple Stampin’ Saturday! There are so many beautiful designer series papers in the current catalogs and one of the quickest ways to make a card is to make the DSP the focal point of your card. Simply cut it down to size, add a label with a few embellishments and presto! you have a beautiful card. Here’s today’s card to show you how. You can find the supplies used to create this card at the bottom of my post along with the sizes of cardstock used.

I adhered a panel of the Stampin’ Up! Berry Blessings DSP to a Basic White mat. I adhere it to a mat to give it a little stiffness before popping it onto a Blackberry Bliss card base with dimensionals. Using dimensionals to pop the panel off the card base makes it a little more elegant and special. But wait! Before adhering it to the card base, Wrap a length of Blackberry Bliss ribbon around it and secure it in the back. Then apply your dimensionals and adhere it to the card base.

The next element is your label. Once you determine what sentiment you want to use, find a die or a punch that fits the sentiment. Stamp the sentiment and cut or punch it out. For my card, I wanted it to be a Birthday card, so I used the sentiment from the Sweet Strawberry stamp set and stamped it in Blackberry Bliss ink on Basic White. I cut it out with the Stitched So Sweetly dies. To make a really nice label, make it a double layer with a contrasting card stock like the Blackberry Bliss die cut I used here. Choose a punch or die that is slightly larger than your label. There are lots of punches and dies that give you options for layering your label. And if nothing fits your sentiment, simply cut rectangles with your paper cutter and layer them. And again, for extra elegance, pop it on your pretty designer series paper with dimensionals!

For the final touch, add some embellishments! I used Purple Posy resin dots for my card, but you can use anything you have in your stash – rhinestones, pearls, sequins – that looks pretty with your designer series paper. Try to use odd numbers – that seems to be a design rule.

Next is the inside of the card. If you have an inside sentiment, that’s great use it. Sometimes you want to leave the inside without a sentiment so you have plenty of room to write a message, and that’s ok. If you have stamps that match your designer series paper, go ahead and use them. For my card, I used the sentiment and blackberry stamps from the Stampin’ Up! Berry Blessings stamp set. I stamped the sentiment in Blackberry Bliss and the berries and leaves in Rich Razzleberry (after stamping off twice for a softer look) and Granny Apple Green on a Basic White panel. If you don’t have coordinating stamps, add a strip of the designer series paper to the bottom (like I did), or the side, or cut out one of the motifs from the designer series paper and adhere it to your inside panel. Then adhere the inside panel to the inside of your card.

I don’t usually decorate my envelopes, but many stampers insist it’s a must have. If you have stamps that coordinate with your designer series paper, you can stamp on the envelope like I did. If you don’t, you can easily add a panel of your pretty designer series paper to the flap. Apply liquid glue to the outside edge of the envelope, adhere the DSP and cut the excess using the envelope flap as a guide. Or if you happen to have a die to cut out an envelope liner, that’s a fabulous way to make a special matching envelope!

I hope you like my simple card featuring the Stampin’ Up! Berry Blessings stamp set and designer series paper. And I hope you decide to use up your beautiful designer series paper on cards to share with those you love. Remember – beautiful DSP makes beautiful cards! So don’t be afraid to use it up!

And the beautiful Stampin’ Up! Berry Blessings stamp set and paper is a Sale A Bration item that you can get for FREE with a $100 order.


Stampin’ Up! Sale A Bration is going on Now!

Sale A Bration is Stampin’ Up!’s biggest event of the year with three ways to earn FREE products – SHOP – HOST – JOIN!

SHOP

During Sale-A-Bration, for every $50 or $100 you spend, you can choose between two purchasing levels of free products! Depending on the amount you spend, you’ll be able to mix ‘n’ match the Sale-A-Bration items you earn and you can choose from stunning stamp sets and designer series papers. There are 8 free products available to pick from at the $50 level and 2 free products to pick from at the $100 level. Click on the Sale A Bration brochure to the right to see these products.

HOST

Stampin’ Up! is offering an exclusive host stamp set called Punch Party and you can get it for FREE with an order of $300 or greater placed during Sale-a-bration or by hosting a workshop with orders totaling $300 or greater during Sale-a-bration!  And this is on top of the normal Stampin’ Rewards you get when you host a workshop!

JOIN

There’s no better time to Join Stampin’ Up! than during Sale A Bration! And joining is easy! You purchase your Starter kit for $99 by choosing $125 in Stampin’ Up! products (and shipping is FREE). If you join during Sale A Bration, you get an additional five FREE full size packs of 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper from the upcoming 2021-2022 Annual Catalog with your Starter Kit (the current 6″ x 6″ designer series paper goes for $11.50 per pack!). 

See my Join My Team page for all the benefits starting with a minimum 20% discount!  Contact me if you have any questions.  Click here to purchase your Starter Kit.

Contact me if you need a copy of the new Jan-Jun Mini Catalog and Sale A Bration brochure, and I’ll be happy to send you one!


The February Paper Pumpkin Kit is Bouquet of Hope!

February’s Paper Pumpkin kit—Bouquet of Hope—provides a way to offer comfort, care, and condolences to those enduring life’s challenges. With beautiful blooms and supportive sentiments, the Bouquet of Hope Paper Pumpkin Kit will uplift loved ones during trying times and share sympathy in a heartfelt, handmade way. The kit contains supplies for you to create 9 cards of comfort and includes coordinating envelopes, a versatile stamp set, decorative die-cut pieces, ribbons, embellishments, and more.

If you’re interested in subscribing to Paper Pumpkin, you can either sign up for a subscription where you are billed monthly for your kit or you can purchase a prepaid subscription in my Online Store. To see more information and to sign up for the monthly subscription click here. To see the options for prepaid subscriptions in my Online Store, click here.


January Host Code: 4YZ2J366

Use this host code when you order $50 or more and receive a free gift from me!  The gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in the 2020-21 Annual Catalog or the Jan-Jun 2021 Mini Catalog.

If your order is over $150, please do not use the host code since you’ll receive your own Host Dollars plus I’ll still send you the free gift!  This host code can be used by anyone, no commitment required.  Let me know if you have any questions.


If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator.  Just click on the Shop Now Button on the right side of the screen to go directly to my Online store or contact me if you have any questions.  Happy Stamping!

Thanks for stopping by and have a great weekend!

Akiko

  • Visit my Online store here
  • See the current Stampin’ Up! clearance rack specials here
  • Earn FREE Stampin’ Up! products through my Wildflower Frequent Shopper Program – my way of saying thank you to my frequent shopper online customers.
  • Sign up for my monthly newsletter here
  • Have any questions? I’d be happy to help, click here to contact me.

Cardstock Cuts for this project:

  • Blackberry Bliss – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base scored at 5-1/2″, 2-3/4″ x 4″ (die cut label)
  • Basic White – 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″ (front mat), 4″ x 5-1/4″ (inside panel), 2-1/2″ x 3″ (label)
  • Berry Blessings DSP – 3-3/4″ x 5″ (front background panel), 1/2″ x 4″ (inside trim), 2-1/4″ x 6″ (envelope flap trim)

Stampin’ Up! products used in this project:


Stampin’ Up! Approaching Perfection for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hello and welcome to the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop! Today I used the Stampin’ Up! Approaching Perfection Sale A Bration stamp set with the Sale A Bration Field & Flower designer series paper to make a cute birthday card. You can find the supplies used to create this card at the bottom of my post along with the sizes of cardstock used.

We have a sketch challenge this week, and here is the cute sketch we are using:

I adhered a panel of the So Saffron Subtles 6″ x 6″ designer series paper to the front of a So Saffron card base. I used the Detailed Trio punch to round the corners of a Just Jade panel and adhered a panel of Flower & Field designer series paper cut from the Stitched Rectangle Dies to the center. I popped it on the card front with dimensionals.

I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Approaching Perfection cling stamp set in Memento Tuxedo Black ink on a Just Jade panel and cut it out with the Stitched Rectangle Die. I adhered it to the floral panel with glue dots. I stamped the small daisy from the Daisy Lane stamp set in Bumblebee ink three times on a white panel. I cut them out with the medium daisy punch and adhered them together with liquid glue.

I used the small flower center die from the Wreath Builder Dies to cut a Just Jade circle. I embossed it with the Tasteful Textile embossing folder and covered it with shimmery crystal effects for sparkle and shine and let it dry. I adhered it to the flower center with a dimensional and adhered the flower to the card front with dimensionals. I added a Bumblebee gingham bow and a Rococo Rose butterfly gem to finish the card.

I stamped the sentiment and balloons from the Stampin’ Up! Approaching Perfection stamp set in Memento Tuxedo Black ink on a white panel and colored the balloons with the Real Red and Rococo Rose Stampin’ Blends. I added a strip of Flowers & Field DSP to the bottom before adhering it to the inside of the card.

The Stampin’ Up! Approaching Perfection stamp set has fun, witty birthday sentiments that make it a wonderful Sale A Bration selection. It is FREE with a $50 purchase (before shipping and taxes). And the Field & Flowers designer series paper is another pretty Sale A Bration option. Sale A Bration is going on now and runs through February 28.

On with the Hop! Click the Next button below to visit Karen Ksenzakovic’s blog.

And just in case you get lost along the way, here’s a list of the team members participating in the hop today:


January 1 – 15 Host Code: 4YZ2J366

Use this host code when you order $50 or more and receive a free gift from me!  The gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in the 2019-20 Annual Catalog or in the 2020 January-June Mini Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!

If your order is over $150, please do not use the host code since you’ll receive your own Host Dollars plus I’ll still send you the free gift!  This host code can be used by anyone, no commitment required.  Let me know if you have any questions.


If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator.  Just click on the Shop Now Button on the right side of the screen to go directly to my online store or contact me if you have any questions.  Happy Stamping!

Thanks for visiting!

Akiko

  • Visit my online store here
  • See the current Stampin’ Up! clearance rack specials here
  • Earn FREE Stampin’ Up! products through my Wildflower Frequent Shopper Program – my way of saying thank you to my frequent shopper online customers.
  • Sign up for my weekly newsletter here
  • Have any questions? I’d be happy to help, click here to contact me.

Cardstock Cuts for this project:

  • So Saffron – 4-1/2″ x 11″ card base scored at 5-1/2″
  • Just Jade – 2-7/8″ x 4-1/4″ (DSP mat), 1-1/2″ x 3-3/4″ (die cut label and flower center)
  • Basic White – 3-3/4″ x 5″ (inside panel), 2″ x 6″ (punched flower petal clusters)
  • Subtles 6″ x 6″ DSP – 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ panel (front background)
  • Flower & Field DSP – 2-3/4″ x 4-1/4″ (die cut floral panel), 1/2″ x 3-3/4″ (inside trim)

Stampin’ Up! products used in this project:


 

Stampin’ Up! Mountain Air Birthday Card Video Tutorial

Good Morning! Today’s card uses the Stampin’ Up! Mountain Air photopolymer stamp set to make snow capped mountains for a western landscape birthday card. This is the card I made during my Facebook Live video tutorial yesterday afternoon and you can find the supplies I used to create this card at the bottom of my post along with the sizes of cardstock used.

Here is the Facebook Live video showing how I made the card:

I posted a copy of the video in my YouTube channel here so you can view it there if you prefer.

I was also inspired by the sketch from Freshly Made Sketches #466:


I set up the mountain range stamp from the Stampin’ Up! Mountain Air stamp set in my Stamparatus and secured Whisper White card stock with both magnets so it wouldn’t move. I stamped the mountains in Sahara Sand ink and then wiped the stamp and inked the top of the mountains with Versamark ink and stamped again. I sprinkled white embossing powder on the Versamark and heat set the embossing powder until it was shiny. I masked the mountains and used the new blending brushes that will be coming in the new Jan-Jun Mini Catalog to color the sky with Balmy Blue and Pacific Point inks. I love how brilliant the Pacific Point makes the sky and contrasts with the snow caps!

I masked off the sky and the embossed mountain tops and used a blending brush again to apply Crumb Cake ink on the rest of the card stock. I stamped the tree line from the Stampin’ Up! Mountain Air stamp set in Crumb Cake ink along the bottom of the mountains. I stamped the double tree stamp in Old Olive and the single tree stamp in Mossy Meadow to create the forest in the foreground, stamping off to create depth. I cleaned the tree stamp and then I stamped over the small trees at the bottom of the mountains in Mossy Meadow ink by inking up just the tip of the single tree stamp. Finally, I stamped the little birds in Memento Tuxedo Black ink and adhered the panel to a Basic Black mat.

I trimmed the end of a Sahara Sand strip with the Banners Pick A Punch and stamped the sentiment from the Pallet Thoughts stamp set in Cajun Craze ink. I adhered two leaves from the In Good Taste elements and a double bow made with linen thread with glue dots to the corner of the panel. I adhered the label over the embellishments with glue dots. I adhered a panel of Plaid Tidings 6″ x 6″ designer series paper to the front of a Cajun Craze card base and popped the mountain panel on top with dimensionals.

I stamped the sentiment from the Friend Like You photopolymer stamp set in Cajun Craze in on a Whisper White panel. I stamped thee double tree from the Stampin’ Up! Mountain Air stamp set in Old Olive ink on the side of the panel and trimmed the bottom with a strip of the Plaid Tidings 6″ x 6″ DSP. I adhered the panel to a Basic Black mat and then to the inside of the card with Stampin’ Seal.

The white embossed mountain tops are so dramatic against the blue sky and in life the shine from the embossed lines is pretty. I think that next time I should try this with a crooked line at the bottom of the snow rather than a straight line, what do you think?


Stampin’ In The Meadows January – June 2021 Mini Catalog New Product Shares Now Open

Do you want all of the great new products in the new January – June 2021 Mini Catalog but can’t afford everything?  Let’s do a share!  I’m placing an order early on January 5 for all the papers, ribbons and embellishments and I’m going to use the expedited shipping option so I get them fast. When I receive the order, I will cut and bundle the products and have the shares on their way to you by January 15. Go to my New Catalog Product Shares page to get the full details and to join. Please note, I can only ship to addresses within the US. Deadline to sign up for a share is January 3, 2021.


Stampin’ In The Meadows Online Host Club Openings Starting January 1

The Stampin’ In The Meadows Online Host Club is a good way to build up your Stampin’ Up supplies a little at a time without breaking the bank. You make a commitment to join the club for 6 months and place a minimum $25 order each month. A random host is chosen for each month and when you are the host, you get the Stampin’ Rewards Host Dollars for additional products. You can also give your Host Code to your Stampin’ Friends to increase your host rewards! For complete details, see my Online Host Club Page. You can also contact me at (484) 356-5031 or drop me an email at apsudano@stampininthemeadows.com.  

Sign up Deadline is Monday December 28, 2020.


Stampin’ Up!’s Giant Year-End Closeout Is Going On Now!

If you love Great Deals like I do, then the Giant Year-End Closeout event is the perfect time to shop. You’ll get deep discounts on your favorite products (up to 50% off some items) from the August–December 2020 Mini Catalog. Head over to my Online Store to check out the sale.  The retiring items are only available while supplies last! And many popular items have already been sold out!


December 16 – 31 Host Code: E7SDCMYW

Use this host code when you order $50 or more and receive a free gift from me!  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in the 2019 – 2020 Annual Catalog or in the Aug-Dec 2020 Mini Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!

If your order is over $150, please do not use the host code since you’ll receive your own Host Dollars plus I’ll still send you the free gift!  This host code can be used by anyone, no club or commitment required.  Let me know if you have any questions.


If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator.  Just click on the Shop Now button on the right side of the screen to go directly to my online store or contact me if you have any questions.  Happy Stamping!

Thanks for stopping by and have a great week!

Akiko

  • Visit my online store here
  • See the current Stampin’ Up! clearance rack specials here
  • Earn FREE Stampin’ Up! products through my Wildflower Frequent Shopper Program – my way of saying thank you to my online frequent shopper customers.
  • Sign up for my weekly newsletter here
  • Have any questions? I’d be happy to help, click here to contact me.

Cardstock Cuts for this project:

  • Cajun Craze – 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ card base scored at4-1/4″
  • Basic Black – 7/8″ x 4-3/4″ (front mat), 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″ (inside mat)
  • Sahara Sand – 1/2″ x 3″ (label)
  • Whisper White – 3-3/4″ x 5″ (inside panel), 3-3/4″ x 4-5/8″ (front panel)
  • Plaid Tidings 6″ x 6″ DSP – 2-3/4″ x 5-1/8″” (front background strip), 1/2″ x 5″ (inside trim)

Stampin’ Up! products used in this project:


Stampin’ Up! Peaceful Moments Birthday Card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Good Morning and welcome to the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop! I brought out the Stampin’ Up! Peaceful Moments bundle and the pretty Poppy Moments dies to make a Birthday card for today’s hop. You can find the currently available supplies used to create this card at the bottom of my post along with the sizes of cardstock used.

We have a color challenge this week, and here is the color palette we are using for our projects:

I embossed a panel of Misty Moonlight with the Bricks and Mortar embossing folder and adhered it to the front of a Misty Moonlight card base. I cut a panel of the Misty Moonlight striped paper from the Trimming the Town designer series paper (which just sold out, sadly) with the Stitched Rectangles Die and cut a panel of Misty Moonlight with thee same die. I adhered them together and cut out the middle with a Stitched Rectangle die two sizes smaller. I adhered the frame to a Pool Party panel from the Subtles 6″ x 6″ designer series paper with dimensionals. I adhered the whole thing to the middle of the card front.

I used the Poppy Moments Dies from the Stampin’ Up! Peaceful Moments bundle to cut out the flower and leaves from Poppy Parade, Old Olive and Black Glitter paper. I colored the accent leaves with the Old Olive Stampin Blends and the accent flower with the Poppy Parade Stampin’ Blends and clear Wink of Stella. I put the flowers and leaves together with liquid glue and adhered them to the card front with dimensionals and liquid glue.

I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Poppy Moments stamp set in Misty Moonlight ink on a Pool Party panel and cut it out with the small rectangle from the Stitched Rectangles Dies. I adhered it to the striped frame and finished the card front with a Poppy Parade and gold trimmed bow and gold glitter enamel dots.

I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Peaceful Moments stamp set in Poppy Parade ink on a Whisper White Panel and trimmed the bottom with the striped DSP. I adhered the panel to the inside of the card.

The die cut poppies from the Stampin’ Up! Peaceful Moments bundle are so beautiful that I think you can to use them at any time of the year!

On with the Hop! Click the Next button below to visit Karen Ksenzakovic’s blog.

And just in case you get lost along the way, here’s a list of the team members participating in the hop today:


December 16 – 31 Host Code: E7SDCMYW

Use this host code when you order $50 or more and receive a free gift from me!  The gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in the 2019-20 Annual Catalog or in the 2020 January-June Mini Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!

If your order is over $150, please do not use the host code since you’ll receive your own Host Dollars plus I’ll still send you the free gift!  This host code can be used by anyone, no commitment required.  Let me know if you have any questions.


If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator.  Just click on the Shop Now Button on the right side of the screen to go directly to my online store or contact me if you have any questions.  Happy Stamping!

Thanks for visiting!

Akiko

  • Visit my online store here
  • See the current Stampin’ Up! clearance rack specials here
  • Earn FREE Stampin’ Up! products through my Wildflower Frequent Shopper Program – my way of saying thank you to my frequent shopper online customers.
  • Sign up for my weekly newsletter here
  • Have any questions? I’d be happy to help, click here to contact me.

Cardstock Cuts for this project:

  • Misty Moonlight – 4-1/2″ x 11″ card base scored at 5-1/2″, 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (embossed background), 3-1/4″ x 4-1/4″ (frame backing)
  • Pool Party – 1-1/2″ x 2″ (label)
  • Old Olive – 2″ x 8-1/2″ (die cut leaves)
  • Poppy Parade – 3″ x 5-1/2″ (die cut poppy)
  • Black Glitter – 1″ x 1″ (flower center)
  • Whisper White – 3-3/4″ x 5″ (inside panel)
  • Subtles 6″ x 6″ DSP – 2-3/4″ x 4-1/8″ (frame background)
  • Trimming The Town DSP – 3-1/4″ x 4-1/4″ panel (stitched rectangle frame), 1/2″ x 3-3/4″ (inside trim)

Stampin’ Up! products used in this project: