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May 2017

It's Here!! The New Stampin' Up! Catalog debuts today!

It's such an exciting day in the stampin' world today. The release of the Stampin' Up! 2017-2018 Annual Catalog!

Ordering starts at 2:00 PM EST today. So get your wish lists ready! I've got mine ready to go and I cannot wait to get more of the new stamps and amazing accessories in my hands.

In honor of the new catalog release, I have a special creative card to share with you today. The stamp set that I used is called "Crafting Forever."

This is the perfect set for me, and all of you stampers and crafters out there as well. I made this card using the Dutch Door Fold. If you missed the video on this fold, last month, I will attach it again, at the end of this post.

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I received this stamp set at the On Stage Event in April. All Stampin' Up! Leaders received this as a special gift. I actually made this card way back in April, so I'm very excited to share it today.

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I used watercolor paper and stamped the image in basic black archival ink. I colored it in with an aqua painter and squeezed the lids of the inkpads into the actual pad and used the ink that was deposited in the lid to color with. Check out the new Glitter Dots- they are gorgeous!

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The designer series paper is from the "Birthday Memories" 12 x 12 pack.

I think my new favorite "in color" is the Lemon Lime Twist, which I used here for the card, scallop oval and the color of the pot.

Here's a view of the Dutch Door Fold.

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And the inside...gotta love that sentiment :)

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As I mentioned, the video for this fold is attached below.

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 I hope you enjoyed this new crafty stamp set. Be sure to check out the video below to learn this cool and unique card fold.

Thanks for visiting today!

Until the next time...

Keep on Stampin' and Come back again soon!

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Big Shot
$110.00

 

 


Sharing a Card and a Technique Video + Last Chance for Retired Products

I was given a beautiful card at the On Stage event in April. It was from a demonstrator who had watched my video on the Aqua Wash technique. Megan Herst had made her swap cards for the event using the aqua wash technique from my video and wanted to share her card with me. I will post the video below for those of you who may have missed it.

I was so pleasantly surprised by her thoughtfulness and her beautiful card. Here's is Megan's awesome card using the aqua wash technique.

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Megan also used the Dragonfly Dreams stamp set and coordinating dies as I did in my video. I love how Megan added a splash of gold embossing to match her gold foil dragonflies.

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For those of you who may have missed my video on the aqua wash technique, I will post it below. Scroll down past the product list and click to view.

Thanks again to Megan for thinking of me and presenting me with this fabulous, glimmery card.

Until the next time...

Keep on Stampin' and Come back again soon!

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Heat Tool
$30.00
Big Shot
$110.00

 

ONLY ONE DAY LEFT to get the RETIRING Products from the Stampin' Up 2016-2017 Catalogs! ( then click SHOP NOW- retiring products)

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My Favorite Colors and Last Chance Deal

I made a card with the Eastern Beauty stamp set and tried it in my two favorite colors- pink and green. Melon mambo and Lemon Lime Twist to be exact. I also threw in a bit of black.

This stamp set is amazing! I kept building and building with all the various stamps and came up with this beauty.

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Its crazy how much I love this set. Don't forget, you too can own this set as a special purchase bundle this month!

Sale ends on MAY 31st- so get it while you can. This special offer will not be in the new catalog. See DETAILS BELOW:

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These great samples were inspired by some amazingly talented Stampin' Up Artisians.

 

Remember- YOU can order these SPECIAL BUNDLES until May 31st- see prices and items listed below.

The Premier Bundle comes with FREE very vanilla thick cardstock and very vanilla envelopes.

The Starter Bundle, comes with FREE very vanilla note cards and envelopes.

They both include 3 of the NEW In Color ink pads and the Premier Bundle includes the coordinating thinlits- a must have!

The thinlits have at least 42+ different creative combinations!

Click on images below to order on May 1st!

 

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Sneak Peek- This Little Piggy- So cute!

Ok, so I thought I would share a sneak peek of a new stamp set featured in the upcoming 2017-2018 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog. I know everyone is patiently waiting for the catalog to go live on JUNE 1st! Many of you now have the amazing catalog in your hot little hands now and I know everyone is anxious to order.

If you don't have a catalog, and don't have a demonstrator- email me at kjoyink@me.com (or click on the email link on the sidebar) and we can set you up with a NEW catalog.

I'm going to share one of the cards I made for a demonstrator swap. I loved making these for all my demonstrator friends.

This set is soooo adorable and if you like little piggies, well you are going to be delighted with this darling stamp set. Its called "This Little Piggy."

I started by using shimmery white cardstock and water coloring with an aqua painter and the ink on the lids of the ink pads.

I think this little piggy was rolling in the mud..

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I framed the piggy inside a Stitched Shape Framelit circle. Isn't this little pig adorable?

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I used very vanilla and pink pirouette cardstock as well. The embossing folder is "Sparkle."

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Here they are, ready to be shipped out to top demonstrators all over the country!

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I hope you enjoyed this fun sneak peek. Mark your calendars- the NEW catalog goes live, June 1st!

Until the next time...

Keep on Stampin' and Come back again soon!

 

 EASTERN PALACE SUITE- Special Bundles available only in MAY!

Remember- YOU can order these SPECIAL BUNDLES in MAY only- see prices and items listed below.

The Premier Bundle comes with FREE very vanilla thick cardstock and very vanilla envelopes.

The Starter Bundle, comes with FREE very vanilla note cards and envelopes.

They both include 3 of the NEW In Color ink pads and the Premier Bundle includes the coordinating thinlits- a must have! ( the thinlits have at least 42+ different creative combinations!)

Click on images below to order starting May 1st!

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Special Bundle- Eastern Palace Suite

I'm having such a delightful time, using this amazingly versatile stamp set. I honestly can't believe how much I love this set.

I have a new fun card to share with you today. Inspiration came from my friend Karen Barber. I've used these colors before- and I think they really look great together. The new lemon lime twist is so yummy, I literally have been pairing it with so many of the Stampin Up exclusive colors. I feel like it goes with almost anything.

I did a lot of punching on this card. I punched the large stamped circles out as well as the "peek a boo" holes on the background of the card. I love how much dimension the punched circles add to this card.

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Sneak peek alert- Ombre' Glitter dots!

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Night of navy and lemon lime twist back together again for an encore. Are you wondering which stamp I used to stamp the large medallions? Well, I have something very cool to show you...My stampin' friend, Lyssa, shared this with us...

Here's the stamp I used. But, wait for it...

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I stamped it once like above, then I turned the stamp a bit and stamped it again, over top of the orginal image.

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And, viola! If that isn't the coolest thing ever, I don't know what is!

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I love how the medallions transformed into another spectacular image.

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I'm amazed how this set can be masculine or feminine- its everything all in one! Of course, always a little stamping on the inside too.

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This card makes me want to spin around and hop up and down. Its so spunky and fun. Right?

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And again..

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Don't miss out on getting this Special Bundle this month, because these special bundles and freebies won't be available next month! See the photos below- click on them to order.

Hope you enjoyed this sassy little card today. Thanks for stopping in!

Until the next time...

Keep on Stampin' and Come back again soon!

 

Product List : Eastern Palace Suite Bundles- EXCLUSIVE for May only! = Freebies! Click on photos to view.


Stampin' Up! Retired List - Get your favorites before they are gone!

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The Stampin' Up Retired List has just been released! Stampin' Up has to make room for all the new stamps and accessories in the upcoming 2017-2018 catalog, so unfortunately many, many, MANY items have to go!

You'll want to get your favorites and stock up on accessories and stamps that you have to have. Many items are discounted on the list and the discounts are up to 50% off!!!

I have to give you fair warning, the items are "while supplies last" and if are a Stampin' Up regular, you know that I'm not kidding when I say, that you should not wait to get the items you want!

 
 

This retiring products list contains items from both the 2016-2017 annual and 2017 occasions catalogs. Products will no longer be available after May 31, 2017.

See the list now
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You can order anytime on my website: www.kimwilliams.stampinup.net

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