Halloween is quickly approaching. Ghosts and Ghouls are around the corner! One of my favorite suites from this catalog is the Monster Bash Suite Bundle. This suite is great for almost all of your Halloween needs. It has little coffin food-safe treat boxes that are perfect to hold some spooky goodies for your friends for family. I also love the Ornate Frame die set and the Stylish Scroll Embossing folder. These items are great for year-round projects as well, I love both of them on Christmas cards.
Monster Bash Suite Bundle (En) 153485 Price: $89.50
This suite comes with a lot of products.
The Monster Bash Suite Bundle includes
Spooktacular Bash Cling Stamp Set
Ornate Frames Dies
Monster Bash Designer Series Paper
Stylish Scroll Embossing Folder
Basic Black 3/8″ Scalloped Edge Ribbon
Monster Bash Enamel Shapes
Coffin Treat Boxes
These are some spooky treats that you can make with this suite.
I love this last-minute Halloween card that you can whip up in a second.
Here are the products used to make this spooky card.
Visit my store to pick up the products used for this fun project.
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The Stampin’ Trimmer is only currently available for Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators. If you are interested in becoming a happy stamping you can add this as part of the best deal in the catalog the Starter Kit, Message me to know how you can take part in the most amazing deal in the catalog.
Welcome to week two of Wash ‘Em Wednesday! This week I will show you how to clean your stamps so that they do not get stained after using inks such as Blackberry Bliss or Cherry Cobbler.
Stamp Cleaning Pad • 147047 $7.50 Stamp Cleaning Pad Refill • 149661 $3.75
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It is important to note that after using this to clean your stamps rinse with water IMMEDIATELY as a way to protect the adhesive on the cling label. I like to take mine to the sink after and rinse with water. This way I can also clean my blocks at the same time.
I like to use my Stamp Cleaning Pad after using dark colors especially reds, as these are the colors that seem to stain my photopolymer and cling stamps.
I love to stamp with this color but it stains easily. As a result, after I am completely done stamping I will clean my stamps first using the Cleaning Pad. Next, I will take them to the sink I find that it really works to keep the stains at bay.
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Here is a YouTube video that I put together to show you just how easy it is to use the Stamp Cleaning Pad!
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Before You Go
I love my Paper Pumpkin. Sometimes you just need to craft without thinking too hard and this is the perfect way to create and relax. Click the image to visit my store.
Here is my updated class schedule for the next two months. I am so excited about them. I hope to see you there if you live or are visiting Southern Arizona.
This week I have been busy with getting ready to go out of town to visit my son’s family in Oklahoma. As a result, I needed a fast layered card for a downline shoe-box-swap. I love how the Christmas Toile Suite is perfect for layering cards.
Toile Tidings Suite Bundle (En) 153329 Price: $144.50 Click on the image to purchase.
The Toile Tidings Suite Bundle includes
Toile Christmas Cling Stamp Set
Christmas Cardinal Dies
Tidings All Around Photopolymer Stamp Set
All-Around Wreath Dies
Toile Tidings Designer Series Paper
Toile Tidings Gift Wrap
Garden Green 3/8″ (1 cm) Double-Stitched Ribbon
Real Red 1″ (2.5 cm) Ruched Ribbon
Toile Tidings Glitter Enamel Dots
When you purchase the suite you will save 10%.
I think that it is so cool that you can purchase matching gift wrap with this suite. Imagine all of the wrapped presents with matching cards underneath a Christmas Tree.
There are so many projects you can make when playing with this suite.
In addition to the cute cardinal stamp, you have the ability to stamp a wreath. I think that these two stamps sets work so well together and truly make elegant cards.
I especially love how the cardinal looks stamped in Real Red onto Very Vanilla. It definitely brings it to life.
Here is my Youtube video showing how to make this card. If you like the video make sure to like it and subscribe for more videos.
Are you interested in getting the best deal with the new Stampin’ Timmer? If so I have compiled a list of items that you can use to get started crafting right away! The flyer below showcases all of the items as well as Stampin’ Up! benefits.
The New Stampin’ Trimmer is only currently available to demonstrators or happy stampers. If you are interested in getting one purchasing the starter kit is an amazing deal.
The Birds of a Feather Stamp set is a great choice to add to your starter kit. You can easily make any holiday project with these stamps.
Winter Wonders is a great kit to make Christmas projects with. Also, make sure to subscribe to Paper Pumpkin soon because towards the end of the subscription time supplies become limited. Click on the link to purchase.
October is just beginning and it is the perfect time to start making your Christmas Cards to send out to your family and friends. I love seeing all of the winter and Christmas stamp sets in the Annual and Holiday catalogs. One of my favorites from the Annual catalog is the Rustic Retreat stamp set. The set was inspired by million-dollar earner Mary Polcin.
Rustic Retreat Cling Stamp Set 150285 Price: $24.00 You can step into nature with the Rustic Retreat Stamp Set. This set offers an idyllic setting for creating beautiful moments with its uplifting sentiments and fun forest images, including a friendly bear. Click on the image to view it in my store.
I love how Stampin’ Up! gives you a background stamp and foreground stamps to make your own little holiday scenes. In addition, I love the fonts that are in this set, it makes it so that it can easily be used for masculine or feminine cards.
You can even add color to the stamps to give your project a clean and professional look.
In today’s project, I am using the Garden Lane Designer Series Paper. Without a doubt, the greens in the paper make for a great Christmas card.
Garden Lane Designer Series Paper 149488 Price: $11.50
It is important to note that I received this card as part of a Holiday Swap between demonstrators and I loved it so much that I decided to case it (Copy And Share Everything). I love how the Garden Lane Designer Series Paper really pops and works well with the Rustic Retreat stamp set.
This is a simple card but there are ways to take it to the next level such as using the blends to color the house or using an embossing folder to add dimension to the project.
Here is a prerecorded Facebook live video to show you how to put this fun project together.
My Granddaughter joined us during our FaceBook Live. She is truly a joy and so excited to stamp.
Before You Go
October Kit Kit details: Makes 10 cards and envelopes 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: Early Espresso, Pool Party, Poppy Parade, and Shaded Spruce November Kit Kit details: Makes 24 holiday-themed gift tags of 4 various sizes and designs. Coordinating colors: Early Espresso, Pool Party, Poppy Parade, and Shaded Spruce
It is important to note that these kits while coordinating do not have to be purchased together. Make sure to order soon as the end date to order the October kit is quickly approaching.
This week has been so much fun for me as I play with the Gleaming Brightly Bundle. The Gleaming Brightly Bundle is also offered in the Gleaming Brightly Suite which features coordinating items so that you can make cohesive and professional projects.
Brightly Gleaming Suite Bundle (En) 153467 Price: $97.00
The Brightly Gleaming Suite Bundle includes
* Christmas Gleaming Cling Stamp Set
* Gleaming Ornaments Punch Pack
* Hammered Metal 3D Embossing Folder
* Brightly Gleaming Specialty Designer Series Paper
* 1/2″ (1.3 cm) Classic Weave Ribbon
* Star Designer Elements
* Brightly Gleaming Foil Elements
I love how Copper Foiling is used in this suite. It absouletly brightens everything.
The ribbon in this suite makes for such a unique way to add a sentiment to your cards. In addition, you can also color the ribbon with the Stampin’ Blends. This way you can easily customize the ribbon for any colored project.
The punches in this suite are also perfect for making 3D items such as ornaments.
This cute ornament is the perfect addition to your Christmas Tree or Holiday gifts
The ornament could not be easier to make! Check out the tutorial below.
Next, check out our pre-recorded Facebook Live where we show you how to make this amazing project.
Before You Go
I love how this month’s Paper Pumpkin coordinates with next month’s Paper Pumpkin.. Especially when the kits come with everything you need to make them. Click on the picture to check out Paper Pumpkin
The NEW Stampin’ Trimmer is here and currently on pre-order for demonstrators. If you are thinking about becoming a happy stamper you can add this to your starter kit, which is the best deal in the catalog.
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