Wednesday, October 1, 2014

A Week of Boo-tiful Bags - Birthday Card

Today is my sister's birthday.  Since I never remember to actually put her card in the mail, I always try to design and post one with my birthday message so "HAPPY BIRTHDAY, TAMMI!"  :)

Since I'm featuring projects using the Paper Pumpkin kit for September (Boo-tiful Bags), I made her card using the kit. I think that these colors work for other types of cards so this time I combined the kit with supplies from my craft room that I had out for other projects!

Items from the kit:
  • The burlap piece is from cutting up one of the bags along the threads and then fraying it.
  • The purple flowers are punched from one of the tags that are included in the kit. 
  • The center is a sequin pulled off the trim attached to the flower using a mini silver brad.


Supplies:
  • From the kit: Tags, burlap, dimensionals, sequin trim, Tangelo Twist ink spot
  • Other supplies: Very Vanilla cardstock; Remembering Your Birthday stamp set; Pansy Punch; Petite Petals Punch; Paper Piercing Tool & Mat; Mini Silver Brad; Bone Folder; Scissors, and Adhesive
I also used Fast Fuse to attach the burlap to the card since that works really well!

YOU CAN DO THIS TOO!

To sign up for Paper Pumpkin, visit https://mypaperpumpkin.com/en/?demoid=80380.
  
Perks for signing up under me:
  1. I have committed to having additional samples created using the kit by the first week of the month.  That way those that are cardmakers have options just like those that scrapbook or like decor.
  2. I will post frequent updates to the Pinterest board I have dedicated to Paper Pumpkin projects - again providing you inspiration to use with your kit if you need something different from the instructions included!
  3. I will host a Paper Pumpkin party that is free for the recipients of Paper Pumpkin with me.  Those crafting friends can come for free and enjoy good company and a pumpkin snack while putting together your kits.  These events will usually be the first Wednesday of the month!  There will also be a door prize given each month to the attendees and if you want to make any of the samples I show using the kit (that doesn't require hardware like frames), I will provide that for attendees as well.



From October 1st – October 6th, Stampin’ Up! is offering 15% off some of your favorite supplies!  During that time you can purchase select inks, paper, envelopes, and adhesive at 15% off!  They will also be offering some stamp sets at 20% off.  You can order online through 10/6 using the hostess code of F3R3UJ2G and ship right to you.

Items on sale are:

INK PADS:
All ink pads are 15% off so instead of 5.95, they are 5.06

STAMPS: (see attachment for images)
134018 Big News (Clear) - was 31.95, now 25.56
134015 Big News (Wood) - was 43.95, now 35.16
134288 Playful Pennants (Clear) - was 16.95, now 13.56
134285 Playful Pennants (Wood) – was 21.95, now 17.56
134198 Choose Happiness (Clear) - was 17.95, now 14.36
134195 Choose Happiness (Wood) - was 24.95, now 19.96
122497 Petite Pairs (Clear) - was 20.95, now 16.76
128706 Petite Pairs (Wood) – was 28.95, now 23.16
134234 So Very Happy (Clear) – was 17.95, now 14.36
134231 So Very Happy (Wood) - was 24.95, now 19.96

PAPER:
133681 Card Stock In Color 8-1/2" x 11" 2014-2016 - was $6.95, now $5.91
131200 Card Stock 8-1/2 x 11 In Color 2013-2015 - was $6.95, now $5.91
131190 Card Stock  8-1/2 x 11 Brights  - was $6.95, now $5.91
131193 Card Stock  8-1/2 x 11 Subtles- was $6.95, now $5.91
131192 Card Stock  8-1/2 x 11 Regals - was $6.95, now $5.91
131191 Card Stock  8-1/2 x 11 Neutrals - was $6.95, now $5.91
100730 Card Stock 8-1/2" x 11" Whisper White - was $8.50, now $7.23

ENVELOPES:
107297 Envelopes Medium Crumb Cake - was $6.50, now $5.53
107300 Envelopes Medium Very Vanilla - was $6.50, now $5.53
107301 Envelopes Medium Whisper White - was $6.50, now $5.53
102619 Envelopes Medium Clear Translucent - was $4.95, now $4.21

ADHESIVE:
129026 Adhesive Fast Fuse -  was $9.95, now $8.46
129027  Adhesive Refill Fast Fuse - was $7.50, now $6.38

Contact me today to take advantage of these great offers!
     
     
    
Signing up as a demonstrator has never been easier!  If you sign up in October, you will receive a free pack of DSP (excluding Specialty DSP & Paper Stacks) for free for SIX months!  That's a $65 value!!!  Contact me today for info on joining my team!

As we enter October and also World Card making Week, I have a special of my own.  Between October 1st and October 6th, you will get your name put into a drawing each time you:
I will have Callie draw a name on the 7th and that lucky winner will get an Everyday Occasions cardmaking kit (value $29.95)!
Have a craftastic day,
Stacy

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