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Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Stampin' Up! Hand-Penned Petals

WOW!
Look at these pretty flowers!!
They are from the NEW 'Hand-Penned Petals' stamp set.

Notice how I cut 3/4 x 5" strips of the 5 NEW In Colors
& then diagonal cut a little off of each end & staggered their layout.
I attached these strips to a 3 3/4 x 5" Basic White piece of card stock
& then ran this through my Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine 
with the Ornate Floral 3D Embossing Folder!
 Isn't this so pretty!!
I love the way it turned out!
It is a perfect card to showcase the NEW In Colors.

Here are the supplies & measurements.
stamp set:  'Hand-Penned Petals'
card stock:
  • Polished Pink- 5 1/2 x 8 1/2"- score at 4 1/4"- fold in half for card base
  • Basic White- 4 x 5 1/4"
  • Fresh Freesia- 3/4 x 5"
  • Polished Pink- 3/4 x 5"
  • Evening Evergreen- 3/4 x 5"
  • Soft Succulent- 3/4 x 5"
  • Pale Papaya- 3/4 x 5"
  • Basic White-3/4 x 5'- attached 5 In Color Strips to this
  • Basic White- 4 1/4" strip- die cut circle & stamp flowers onto
  • Polished Pink- 3/4" strip- stamp words onto & snip ends to desired length
  • Basic White- 4 x 5 1/4"- for inside of card
ink:  Memento
Stampin' Blends:  Soft Succulent; Polished Pink & Fresh Freesia
other:  Polished Pink Organdy Ribbon; Basic Pearls; Square Vellum Doily; Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine; Layering Circle Dies (3" circle); Ornate Floral 3D Embossing Folder; Wink of Stella; dimensionals; glue dots

I hope you have a WONDERFUL Wednesday!!
Happy Stamping!
Hugs-
SUSIE

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Susie's NEW 2021-2023 In Color Bundle Special!

 Susie's 2021-2023 In Color Bundle SPECIAL
Plus some ADD on products.....check out the details below!

For at least 15 years now I have offered this special each year 
when the NEW In Colors start.
Here are all of the details & you can now have me order this for you!

 
Susie's 2021-2023 In Color Bundle includes:
  • 5 NEW In Color Classic Ink Pads
  • 5 NEW In Color Ink Refills
  • 1 assorted pack of 8 1/2 x 11" NEW In Color card stock
  • A 6x6" sampler of NEW In Color DSP (10 sheets)
  • A 6x6" sampler of NEW In Color Vellum (10 sheets)
  • 1 package of NEW In Color Gems
When you purchase this NEW In Color Bundle from me I will give you your choice of one of these for FREE-  
  • NEW In Color Stampin' Write Markers ($19.55 value) OR
  • 2 pkgs (4 blends) of your choice of the NEW In Color Stampin' Blends ($21.06 value)
TOTAL BUNDLE COST= $75.00 plus shipping & tax= $87.75 for local pick up.  
Please add $5.00 for mailing for long distance customers.  
NOTE:  Most of this order will be a direct ship to you from Stampin' Up!  I will have to mail to you the samplers of- DSP, Vellum & Ribbon.

When you purchase Susie's In Color Bundle you can ADD ON these products & I'll pay the shipping & tax on them!
*1/2 spool of each 5 NEW In Color Ribbons -5 yds each= $18.00
*All 5 packs of NEW In Color Stampin' Blends (10 Blends total)= $45.00
*Loose Flower Flourishes= $7.50
*Whole pack of NEW In Color 6x6 DSP (40 sheets)= $11.50
*12x12 package 12x12" NEW In Color card stock= $12.75 
*Whole pack of NEW In Color Vellum= $12.00
 
 NOTE:  As of now, some of the Stampin' Blends may not be available until mid May.  Hopefully there aren't any other back ordered items.  I will keep you posted.
 
Please EMAIL ME with your NEW 2021-2023 In Color Bundle order & I will place it for you to qualify for this special!

 

Stampin' Up! Quiet Meadow

 Oh my gosh......
The NEW 2021-2022 Annual Catalog begins today!
 
And check out these NEW 2021-2023 In Colors!
I LOVE THEM ALL!
  • Fresh Freesia
  • Polished Pink
  • Evening Evergreen
  • Soft Succulent
  • Pale Papaya

Which one if your favorite NEW In Color?

Now check out these other NEW products too that I used.

  • 'Quiet Meadow' stamp set
  • Pale Papya Ribbon
  • Scalloped Contour Dies
  • 2021-2023 Stampin' Write Markers

 This is one of the cards everyone made at my 40 card classes.
I think it turned out great & is just perfect to showcase the NEW In Colors!
 
Here are the supplies & measurements-
stamp set:  'Quite Meadow' stamp set
card stock:
  • Thick Basic White- 5 1/2 x 8 1/2"
  • Basic White- 4 x 5 1/4"- for outside of card
  • Fresh Freesia- 1 x 4"
  • Polished Pink-1 x 4"
  • Evening Evergreen- 1 x 4"
  • Soft Succulent- 1 x 4"
  • Pale Papaya- 1 x 4"
  • Basic White- 4 1/4" strip- die cut scalloped Rectangle 
  • Basic White- 2 x 3 1/4"- stamp flowers onto & color with Stampin' Write Markers
  • Basic White- 1/2" strip- stamp words onto & snip ends with Paper Snips
  • Basic White- 4 x 5 1/4"- for inside of card
ink:  Memento
Stampin' Write Markers:  2021-2023 In Color Set of Markers- Fresh Freesia; Polished Pink; Soft Succulent; Pale Papaya (didn't use the Evening Evergreen for coloring)
other:  Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine; Scalloped Contours Dies; Basic Pearls; dimensionals; glue dots; Pale Papaya ribbon; Wink of Stella

I hope you have a TERRIFIC Tuesday!!
Happy Stamping!
Hugs-
SUSIE

The NEW 2021-2022 Annual Catalog in HERE!

WOO HOOO!!
The NEW 2021-2022 Annual Catalog starts today!

 

Monday, May 3, 2021

Stampin' Up! Beauty of Friendship

 WOW!
Check out this AWESOME NEW stamp set!
It is in the NEW 2021-2022 Annual Catalog & you can order it starting tomorrow!
YES- the NEW 2021-2022 Annual Catalog starts TOMORROW- 5/4/21!
WOO HOOO!!!!

I am totally lovin' this stamp set!
The dis'ink'tive style of it is totally amazing!
Check out all of the variation of green color on the tree.
Can you believe that this was just all inked up one time using Mossy Meadow ink!
I LOVE how it gives the different shading, as it looks like it was double stamped.
This is a quick, easy & beautiful stamp set with endless possibilities. 
 This is one of the cards that everyone made at my 40 card classes!
 
NOTE:  Can you believe that this cool plaid DSP is from the Hydrangea Hill DSP pack!!!

This tree is from the 'Beauty of Friendship' stamp set
& can be purchased as a BUNDLE with coordinating Beautiful Tree dies!
There are some other NEW products that go with it-
  • Beauty of the Earth DSP
  • Bark 3D Embossing Folder

Here are the supplies & measurements.

NOTE:  This stamp set is perfectly paired with the Stamparatus to make stamping this tree so fast & easy!  

stamp set:  'Beauty of Friendship'
card stock:
  • Mossy Meadow-5 1/2 x 8 1/2"- score at 4 1/4"- fold in half for card base
  • Mossy Meadow- 2 1/2 x 4"
  • Basic White-2 1/4 x 3 3/4"- stamp tree onto this
  • Basic White- 1 1/4" strip- stamp words onto & punch out with Double Oval Punch
  • Basic White- 4 x 5 1/4"- for inside of card
designer paper:  
  • Hydrangea Hill DSP- 1 x 4"
  • Natural Touch Specialty Paper- 5 x 3 1/2"
ink:  Mossy Meadow & Early Espresso
other:  Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine; Beautiful Trees Dies; Stamparatus; Mossy Meadow 3/16" Braided Linen Trim; Double Oval Punch; dimensionals; glue dots

I hope you have a MARVELOUS Monday!!
Happy Stamping!
Hugs-
SUSIE

Sunday, May 2, 2021

May Paper Pumpkin Kit


About the May Kit

Name Batter Up!

Details

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 designs—and coordinating envelopes. The all-inclusive kit includes printed card bases, die-cut paper pieces, embellishments, adhesive, and more!
    • Card size: 4-1/4" x 5-1/2" (10.8 x 14 cm)
    • Envelope size: 4-1/2" x 5-3/4" (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  • Coordinating colors: Basic White, Bumblebee, Night of Navy, Pacific Point, Real Red, Smoky Slate, Soft Suede
  • Comes with the official bubble gum of the MLB—a ballpark favorite! Chew while you craft, slide a piece into a card, or save it for later.

Subscription Information

Subscribe to the May 2021 Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 April and 10 May at paperpumpkin.com!

Note: Supplies may be limited toward the end of the subscription period.

 

This weeks TRY THIS SKETCH!

  Here is this weeks TRY THIS SKETCH!!!
 
Basic Black- 5 1/2 x 8 1/2"- score at 4 1/4" for card base
Smoky Slate- 5 1/4 x 2"
Real Red- 1/4 x 4" (x2)
Basic White- 3 1/4 x 3 3/4"
Here is the card I made with this weeks sketch!
This card was made especially for our nephew- John's birthday.
I choose to use my my favorite blue color- Misty Moonlight.
 This cool denim looking DSP (Misty Moonlight) is from the 
2020-2022 In Color DSP Pack.
It is on the RETIRING list & this color will have new prints in the pack
in the upcoming Annual Catalog.

The words are from the 'Happiest of Birthday' stamp set.
Here are the supplies & measurements.
stamp set:  'Happiest of Birthdays'
card stock:
  • Misty Moonlight- 5 1/2 x 8 1/2"- score at 4 1/4"- fold in half for card base
  • Real Red- 3 1/2 x 4 1/4""
  • Misty Moonlight- 3 x 3 3/4"
  • Basic White- 2 3/4 x 3 1/2"
  • Basic White- 4 x 5 1/4"- for inside of card
designer paper: 2020-2022 In Color DSP- Misty Moonlight-5 1/4 x 2"- RETIRING!
ink:  Real Red
other: In Color Enamel Dots (Misty Moonlight)- RETIRING!; dimensionals
 
I hope you have a SUPER Sunday!!
Happy Stamping!
Hugs-
SUSIE

Saturday, May 1, 2021

Stampin' Up! Suit & Tie Dies

Check out the fun birthday card I made for Brayden.
Today is his 13th birthday!!
Wow!  How can he be getting that old already!!
How did I do it?
  • I used the Suit Tie Dies for the bat.
  • The DSP is from the Natural Touch Specialty Paper (part of the Butterfly Brilliance Special).
  • The ball is a 1 3/4" Circle Die that I drew lines onto with my Stampin' Write Markers. 
Here are the supplies & measurements.
stamp set:  'Happiest of Birthdays' & 'A Grand Kid'
card stock:
  • Misty Moonlight- 4 1/4 x 11"- score at 5 1/2" & fold in half for card base
  • Basic White- 4 x 4"
  • Real Red- 1/4 x 4 1/4" (x2)
  • Basic White- strips to stamp words onto & trim around
  • Basic White- 4 x 5 1/4"- for inside of card
designer paper:  
  • 2020-2022 In Color DSP- Misty Moonlight- RETIRING!
  • Natural Touch Specialty Paper- 1 x 4"; 1 x 4 1/2"- die cut bat
ink:  Real Red
Stampin' Write Markers:  Real Red, Basic Black
other:  In Color Enamel Dots (Misty Moonlight)- RETIRING!; Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine; Suit & Tie Dies; Layering Circle Dies; Dimensionals

 Here is a photo taken a couple of weeks ago of Brayden, Masen & Ainslee!
He is getting so tall!
And he is such a NICE, POLITE, SWEET young man!
We are so proud of him!
I hope you have a SPECIAL Saturday!!
I am headed out early this morning to spend my day in Hiawatha.
I'm having an in person 40 card "All Occasions" card class!
And I can't wait to see everyone!
 
Happy Stamping!
Hugs-
SUSIE

Friday, April 30, 2021

Stampin' Up! Circle Celebration

 This is a fun geometric card using the 'Circle Celebration' stamp set.
I decided to do it as a monochromatic color scheme too.
I like how this Night of Navy & Basic White card turned out!
So what do you think?
I think it makes a great all occasions card.
Humm......it would make a great graduation card
& I have a few of those that I need.  
 
This is a "z fold" card!
 
Here are the supplies & measurements.
stamp sets:  'Circle Celebration'
card stock:
  • Night of Navy- 5 1/2 x 8 1/2"- score at 2 1/8 & 4 1/4" for card base
  • Night of Navy- 4 x 5 1/4"
  • Basic White- 3 3/4 x 5"- stamp circles onto this
  • Night of Navy- 3/4 x 3 3/4"
  • Basic White- 1" strip- stamp words onto & punch out with the Classic Label Punch
  • Basic White- 3 3/4 x 5"- for inside of card
ink:  Night of Navy
other: Denim Ribbon; Frosted & Clear Epoxy Droplets; dimensionals; glue dots; Classic Label Punch- RETIRING!
 
I hope you have a FABULOUS Friday!!
Happy Stamping!
Hugs-
SUSIE

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Stampin' Up In Bloom

 I used the Ornate Garden DSP & Ornate Floral 3D Embossing Folder today.
The words are from the 'In Bloom' stamp set that can be found
in the Spring Mini Catalog on page 45.

This is one of the cards for my 40 card classes. 
Isn't it pretty & Springy!
 
Here are the supplies & the measurements.
stamp set:  'In Bloom'
card stock:
  • Bumblebee-  4 1/4 x 11"- score at 5 1/2"- fold in half for card base
  • Old Olive- 3 x 5 1/4"- emboss with Ornate Floral 3D Embossing Folder
  • Olive Olive- 1 x 4 3/8"- flag end with Banners Pick A Punch
  • Basic White-1 1/2" strip- stamp words & punch out with the Timeless Label Punch- RETIRING!
  • Basic White- 4 x 5 1/4" -for inside of card
designer paper:  Ornate Garden DSP- 2 3/4 x 5"- RETIRING!
ink:  Old Olive
other:  Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine; Ornate Floral 3D Embossing Folder; Banners Pick A Punch; Gold Glitter Enamel Dots- RETIRING!; Ornate Garden Ribbon (Old Olive); dimensionals; glue dots
 
I hope you have a great Thursday!!
Happy Stamping!
Hugs-
SUSIE

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Stampin' Up! Winter Woods

 This is one of my 40 card everyone coming to my 40 card classes will be making.

I used several RETIRING products on this card-
  • 'Winter Woods' stamp set
  • 'Itty Bitty Greetings' stamp set
  • Woodland Embossing Folder
  • Classic Label Punch
  • Pretty Peacock card stock- NOW SOLD OUT
  • Pretty Peacock ink pad- NOW SOLD OUT
  • Pretty Peacock Scalloped Linen Ribbon
 I will definitely miss this Woodland Embossing Folder & Classic Label Punch!!
I think this is a pretty card that would work for many different occasions
just by changing the words!
 
Here are the supplies & measurements.
stamp sets:  'Winter Woods' & 'Itty Bitty Greetings'- RETIRING!
card stock:
  • Crumb Cake- 4 1/4 x 11"- score at 5 1/2"- fold in half for card base
  • Pretty Peacock- 3 x 5 1/4"- RETIRING! emboss with Woodland Embossing Folder
  • Crumb Cake- 3 1/2 x 4"
  • Pretty Peacock- RETIRING! 3 1/4 x 3 3/4"
  • Basic White- 3 x 3 1/2"- stamp trees onto
  • Basic White- 1" strip- stamp words onto & punch out with the Classic Label Punch
  • Basic White- 4 x 5 1/4"- for inside of card
ink:  Pretty Peacock- RETIRING!
other:  Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine; Woodland Embossing Folder- RETIRING!; Classic Label Punch- RETIRING!; Linen Thread; Pretty Peacock Scalloped Linen Ribbon-RETIRING!; dimensionals; glue dots
 
I hope you have a WONDERFUL Wednesday!!
Happy Stamping!
Hugs-
SUSIE

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Susie's NEW 2021-2022 In Color Bundle Special!

 Susie's 2021-2023 In Color Bundle SPECIAL
Plus some ADD on products.....check out the details below!

For at least 15 years now I have offered this special each year 
when the NEW In Colors go live!
Several of my customers have already been asking about my special- 
so check it out.
 
Susie's 2021-2023 In Color Bundle includes:
  • 5 NEW In Color Classic Ink Pads
  • 5 NEW In Color Ink Refills
  • 1 assorted pack of 8 1/2 x 11" NEW In Color card stock
  • A 6x6" sampler of NEW In Color DSP (10 sheets)
  • A 6x6" sampler of NEW In Color Vellum (10 sheets)
  • 1 package of NEW In Color Gems
When you purchase this NEW In Color Bundle from me I will give you your choice of one of these for FREE-  
  • NEW In Color Stampin' Write Markers ($19.55 value) OR
  • 2 pkgs (4 blends) of your choice of the NEW In Color Stampin' Blends ($21.06 value)
TOTAL BUNDLE COST= $75.00 plus shipping & tax= $87.75 for local pick up.  
Please add $5.00 for mailing for long distance customers.  
NOTE:  Most of this order will be a direct ship to you from Stampin' Up!  I will have to mail to you the samplers of- DSP, Vellum & Ribbon.

When you purchase Susie's In Color Bundle you can ADD ON these products & I'll pay the shipping & tax on them!
*1/2 spool of each 5 NEW In Color Ribbons -5 yds each= $18.00
*All 5 packs of NEW In Color Stampin' Blends (10 Blends total)= $45.00
*Loose Flower Flourishes= $7.50
*Whole pack of NEW In Color 6x6 DSP (40 sheets)= $11.50
*12x12 package 12x12" NEW In Color card stock= $12.75 
*Whole pack of NEW In Color Vellum= $12.00
 
 NOTE:  As of now, Blends markers may not be available until mid May.  Hopefully there aren't any other back ordered items.  I will keep you posted.
 
Please EMAIL ME with your NEW 2021-2023 In Color Bundle order & I will place it for you to qualify for this special!
 

Stampin' Up! Dragonfly Garden

 This is another one of the cards for my 40 card classes.
I used the Dragonfly Garden stamp set & coordinating Dragonflies Punch.
I love the way it turned out!
It is clean, simple & elegant!
The Square Vellum Doilies are so pretty!
They just add that little added touch- don't they!
This is a totally Susie card.
This Misty Moonlight cardstock is one of my favorites!
 
Here are the supplies & measurements.
stamp set:  'Dragonfly Garden'
card stock:
  • Misty Moonlight- 5 1/2 x 8 1/2"- score at 4 1/4" & fold in half for card base
  • Basic White- 3 3/4 x 5"-for outside of card
  • Misty Moonlight- 1 x 5"
  • Basic White- 2 3/4" strip- die cut cut stitched circle
  • Basic White- 2" strip- stamp & punch dragonfly
  • Basic White- 3 3/4 x 5"- for inside of card
designer paper:  Flowers For Every Season DSP- 2 x 4"
ink:  Misty Moonlight
other:  Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine; Stitched Shapes (circle)- RETIRING!; Square Vellum Doilies; Dragonfly Punch; Wink of Stella; Rhinestones; dimensionals; glue dots

I hope you have a TERRIFIC Tuesday!!
Happy Stamping!
Hugs-
SUSIE

Monday, April 26, 2021

Stampin' Up! 'Hey Birthday Chick'

Check out this cute CHICK!
She makes me smile! 
She is from the 'Hey Birthday Chick' stamp set!
 
This is one of the cards that everyone is making at my 
Annual 40 Card Spring Classes last weekend & this coming weekend!
The Gray DSP is from the Peony Garden pack.
Check out the stitching around the square.
It is from the Stitched Whimsy Dies.
 
This is a z fold card.  The front flap folds back.
 
Here are the supplies & the measurements.
stamp set:  'Hey Birthday Chick'
card stock:
  • Gray Granite- 5 1/2 x 8 1/2"- score at 2 1/8" & 4 1/4"
  • So Saffron- 4 x 5 1/2"- stamp words in bottom right corner
  • Gray Granite- 3 1/2" strip- die cut scalloped square
  • Basic White- 2 1/2 x 2 1/2"
  • So Saffron- 2 1/2" strip- punch out 2 1/4" circle
  • Basic White- 2 1/2" strip- stamp chick onto & die cut out
  • Basic White- 4 x 5 1/4"
designer paper:  Peony Garden- 1 x 4"; 1 x 4"-RETIRING!
ink:  Gray Granite
Stampin' Write Markers:  Real Red, Daffodil Delight
other:  Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine; Birthday Chick Dies; Stitched Whimsy Dies; Layering Square Dies- RETIRING!; 2 1/4" Circle Punch- RETIRING!; Gray Granite Ribbon; dimensionals; glue dots
 
I hope you have a MARVELOUS Monday!!
Happy Stamping!
Hugs-
SUSIE

Sunday, April 25, 2021

Lots of cards!

 Here are LOTS of cards I created for my All Occasions Stamp-a-Stack!!
 
I hope you have a SUPER Sunday!!
Happy Stamping!
Hugs-
SUSIE