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June 2021

CARD: Back on Your Feet



  • Basic White: 5 ½ x 8 1/2” (score and fold at 4 1/4”); 2 3/8 x 3 ¼”, 2 ¼ x 3 1/8” (2)
  • Pattern Party DSP: 4 ¾ x 1 ½”, 4 ½ x 1 ¼”


    1. Lightly sponge Balmy Blue ink onto smallest Whisper White Cardstock.
    2. Usine Momento Ink, stamp turtle onto the sponged piece and the other small whisper white. Color one with Stampin’ Blends, cut out and layer onto the sponged piece with Stampin’Dimensionals.
    3. Stamp the greeting onto lower right corner of Granny apple Green.
    4. Layer card as shown in the photo with Stampin’ Seal.

CARD: All for Baby



  • Balmy Blue: 5 1/2” x 8 1/2”
  • Misty Moonlight: 5 3/8” x 4 1/8”
  • Thick Basic White: 5 1/4” x 4”, 6” x 2” (for cloud mask), 5 1/4” x 4 1/4” (for onesies),
  • 3” x 3” for sentiment panel , 5 1/4” x 4” for the inside. Small scrap for sentiment.


  1. Score the Balmy Blue card base at 4 1/4”; adhere the Misty Moonlight panel and set aside.
  2. Die cut a mask with the Cloud die from the 6” x 2” Thick Whisper White.
  3. With the smallest Layering Circle, die cut a mask on a piece of Post It Note and lay it on the Basic White card panel. (Don’t throw away the remaining negative piece.)
  4. With the cloud die cut, use a Blending Brush to create a background of clouds with Balmy Blue ink. Make sure to keep the Post It mask in the upper left where you want the sun to be. Add about three layers of random clouds on the card panel.
  5. Using the negative from the Post It Note circle, position it over the “sun” circle and use a Blending Brush to color the sun with So Saffron ink.
  6. Die cut three “onesies” with Thick Basic White and decorate with the stars as shown with So Saffron, Misty Moonlight, and Soft Succulent inks.
  7. Stamp the clothes line with Gray Granite ink on the card panel about 2” down. Lightly position the Onesies where you would like them to be (don’t add them yet), and then stamp the clothes pins with Soft Suede ink. Add the Onesies to the clothes line with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  8. Stamp the sentiment with Misty Moonlight on a scrap of thick Basic White and fussy cut the individual words.
  9. Die cut the second largest Hippo & Friends frame with Thick Whisper White card stock. Add the sentiment words with Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals. Stamp the small heart on a scrap with Real Red ink and die cut with the heart die. Adhere the card panel to the card base and add the sentiment die cut to the top right with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  10. Add Wink of Stella to the sun as well as the heart on the sentiment panel.
  11. Add a 5 1/4” x 4” panel to the inside of the card and decorate the inside if desired.

CARD: Celebrate Sunflowers

Good morning, and Happy Monday!  It was such a nice weekend--was able to get all my "chores" done, as well as some stamping!!  My new stamp club starts next month--so excited to see these ladies again!  It's been a long time!

I needed to make a card for a swap, and really wanted to use the Celebrate Sunflowers Stamp Set.  I struggle sometimes with the large images, and to day was no exception!  So, I went to my Challenge Board on Pinterest, and the Paper Players Sketch Challenge gave me my answer!!


The designer paper is from the Hostess pack:  Pattern Party!  Love the variety in this pack!  Lot's of colors on one side, and black & whites on the other!  For the sentiment, I used the Inpsired Thoughts Stamp Set.  The sentiments in the Celebrate Sunflowers set didn't quite fit on the card!  :-)

Here is the sketch that saved my card:

Might have to play with this layout again!

Here are the supplies used on this card:


CARD: Plentiful Plants



  • Thick Basic White: 5-½” x 8-½” scored at 4-¼”,
  • Evening Evergreen: 2-1/8” x 5”
  • Soft Succulent: 3” x 4-¼”
  • Basic White: ½” x 3”
  • Paper Lattice: 7/8” x 3”
  • DSP: 2-¾” x 4”, Pot & Leaf images to die-cut


  1. Adhere the Evening Evergreen CS to the card base. Adhere Bloom Where You’re Planted DSP to the Soft Succulent CS and adhere to card base.
  2. Use a paper snips to tidy up the Paper Lattice piece to make both top and bottom match. Adhere to Bloom Where You’re Planted DSP with Multipurpose Liquid Glue approximately 1 ½” from bottom edge.
  3. Stamp saying of choice on the Basic White CS banner with the Cinnamon Cider ink. Banner the end with the Tailored Tag Punch.  Attach to Paper Lattice layer with dimensionals.
  4. Die-cut images of choice from Bloom Where You’re Planted DSP with the coordinating dies. Adhere to right side of card with dimensionals

CARD: Measure of Love



  • Basic White: 4 ¼” x 11”, scored at 5 ½” , 5” x 3 ¾”, plus scrap piece



  1. Fold Basic White card stock in half to create card base.
  2. Stamp sentiment repeatably with Black Memento onto 5” x 3 ¾” (I stamped it 7 times).
  3. Use Black Memento ink pad to stamp the scale onto scrap piece of Basic White card stock. Colour the scale with Real Red Blends Markers & cut out with scissors.
  4. Stamp the scale a second time onto scrap Basic White card stock. Use Real Red ink pad to stamp the hand. Cut the scale face using smallest circle in the Layering Circle dies. Place a rhinestone on centre. Adhere to card front with Multipurpose Liquid Glue (or Stampin' Seal).
  5. Stamp the outline bowl image with Bumblebee ink pad onto scrap Basic White card stock. Stamp the inside bowl image with Bumblebee ink, stamping off first to get a softer look.
  6. Ink the row of hearts image with Bermuda Bay and stamp onto the bowl.
  7. Line up the cherries stamp on top of bowl and stamp with Merry Merlot ink pad. Add the leaves and stem image, stamping with Just Jade ink. Cut out the bow of cherries and glue onto the scale.
  8. Wrap Bumblebee gingham ribbon across the front of the stamped piece, securing in back. Adhere to card front with Stampin' Dimensionals.
  9. Add a ribbon bow, securing in place with Mini Glue Dots.
  10. Add Shimmery Crystal Effects to the cherries for shine and texture. Set aside to dry.

Last Chance Products--only 5 More Days!!

Last-Chance Products

Hurry--ends June 30th!!  

Summer is here and that means it's time to wish the January–June 2021 Mini Catalog bon voyage! It’s always bittersweet to see a classic Stampin’ Up! catalog set sail for retirement. But, it means you can get some great discounts now and we can look forward to new products coming soon! Now is the time to stock up on your favorite products before they’re gone for good! Save up to 50% on essential craft supplies. What are you waiting for? Start shopping! After all, this selection of Last Chance Products is only available until June 30th or while supplies last. Retiring and sale items usually sell out quickly so don't miss out! DOWNLOAD RETIRED LIST PDF VIEW LAST-CHANCE PRODUCTS ONLINE STAMPS PRETTIEST BIRTHDAY CLING STAMP SET 154497 HOT DOG PHOTOPOLYMER STAMP SET FLOATING & FLUTTERING PHOTOPOLYMER STAMP SET #154516 HEY GIRLFRIEND CLING STAMP SET QUITE CURVY PHOTOPOLYMER STAMP SET OVAL OCCASIONS CLING STAMP SET #154448 A CUT ABOVE CLING STAMP SET  #155321 WOODLAND WONDER PHOTOPOLYMER STAMP SET #154525 WONDERFUL AS YOU CLING STAMP SET VIEW LAST-CHANCE PRODUCTS ONLINE DESIGNER SERIES PAPER Retiring items such as; bundles, paper, embellishments, dies are only available while supplies last, so you don't want to wait and miss out.  Some of these papers are 50% off. 154558 FINE ART FLORAL DESIGNER SERIES PAPER 154301 DANDY GARDEN MEMORIES & MORE CARDS & ENVELOPES 154288 SAND & SEA DESIGNER SERIES PAPER VIEW LAST-CHANCE PRODUCTS ONLINE BUNDLE Did you know that Bundles of stamps and punches or dies are available at a 10% discount? Here's an important tip! If you love the coordination of stamps and tools then don't miss saving 10%, because all bundles in the current Mini catalogs will retire and take the 10% savings with them. Some of the stamps, dies, and punches will still be available in future catalogs, but not as bundles, so the 10% savings ends. Bundles, because they include more than stamps are only available while supplies last, so you won't want to wait to get your bundles ordered. PRETTY PERENNIALS BUNDLE 156234 TRANQUIL THOUGHTS BUNDLE 156265 SIMPLY SUCCULENTS BUNDLE 156264 FRIENDLY FLAMINGO BUNDLE 156212 DELICATE PETALS BUNDLE 156258 SNAILED IT BUNDLE VIEW LAST-CHANCE PRODUCTS ONLINE

CARD: Hats Off



  • Night of Navy CS card base: 5-1/2” x 8-1/2”, scored in half at 4-1/4
  • Polished Pink CS Layer: 5-3/8” x 4-1/8”
  • Basic White CS: 5-1/4” x 4”
  • Night of Navy CS layer: 5” x 3-3/4”
  • Basic White CS for sentiment: 2-3/8” x ¾”
  • Basic White CS for the inside: 5-1/4” x 4”


  1. Burnish the fold in the card base using a Bone Folder.
  2. Stamp the star from the Hats Off stamp set in Versamark ink all over the Night of Navy CS layer, then heat emboss in white.
  3. Stamp the sentiment from the To the Moon stamp set in Polished Pink ink onto the small Basic White CS piece.
  4. Glue the Polished Pink CS layer onto the card front.
  5. Glue the Basic White CS layer onto the Polished Pink CS layer.
  6. Glue the Night of Navy CS layer onto the Basic White CS layer
  7. Glue the sentiment onto the Night of Navy CS layer.
  8. Glue the 5-1/4” x 4” Basic White CS onto the inside of the card base.


The Kits Collection by Stampin' Up!

Kits Collection by Stampin’ Up!

When you were looking through the new 2021-2022 Annual Catalog did you notice that the kits section was missing? That's because Kits have undergone a big remodel. Today I'm excited to reveal a fresh new Kits Collection! The whole new Kits Collection is now available online. Because the Kits Collection moved to our online store, we can add new kits without having to wait for a new catalog, and you know that any kits listed are available now and you won't have to wait! The kits are all-inclusive and low cost which makes them the perfect introduction to papercrafting for new crafters, a handy go-to for quick cards for experienced stampers, and a unique and affordable gift option! Getting friends together for a fun papercrafting experience just got easier, too. With the Kits Collection, you and your friends can now go online and choose from a variety of affordably priced, versatile kits for multiple occasions. Everyone can pick a kit that fits their style, everything needed is included, so you can skip right to fun experience of sharing and creating with friends - hosted with me or on your own! Happy Stamping,


  • Kits come with everything required to complete the specific projects. Supplies include a block and ink spot(s) if applicable, plus any necessary adhesive—like Glue Dots, Stampin’ Dimensionals, etc. No worries, you'll have everything you need to complete your projects!

Pre-cut pieces and elements

  • Beautiful, but uncomplicated projects that are planned, designed, and prepped so you can just start enjoying for fun of creating!

Instructions are included

  • Instructions are in color and show completed projects and digital, step-by-step renderings, and a QR code for video instructions. You'll have all the tips and information you need to create on your own or with your friends!

Low-cost, low-commitment, and low-space

  • These kits are designed to meet your need to save time, money, and fit into your life, while still offering the joys of creativity!


CARD: In Symmetry



  • Just Jade:5 ½” x 8-1/2” scored at 4-1/4”, crease folded with Bone Folder, 2-1/2” x 1-1/2”
  • Night of Navy: 4” x 5-1/4”
  • Designer Series Paper: 3-3/4” x 5”, 1” x 6”
  • Thick Basic White: 2-1/2” x 4-1/2”
  • Ribbon: 5”


  1. With Stampin’ Seal, adhere DSP to Night of Navy layer. Position strip of DSP in center, wrap ends around back and adhere to card front. Affix piece to Just Jade card base.
  2. Stamp three Night of Navy flowers ¼” apart. With Just Jade ink, stamp stems and leaves.
  3. Stamp same flower with Bumblebee ink on Bumblebee card stock. Using Paper Snips, fussy cut out the center flower.
  4. Stamp sentiment on Just Jade card stock.
  5. Using the largest die with squared ends, cut out Basic White flower piece and sentiment piece. With Stampin’ Seal, attach sentiment to end of tag.
  6. Tie ribbon onto end of tag.
  7. Affix the three Bumblebee flowers to Night of Navy flower center with one Stampin’ Dimensional each. Add one Pale Papaya In Color Jewel to center of each flower.
  8. Affix tag piece to card front with five Stampin’ Dimensionals.