Holiday Catalog is Open for Business

September 5th, 2018 by SMKal

September 5th the Holiday Catalog goes live.  What a great way to use those Bonus Coupons you earned in August!  You’ll find everything you need in the 2018 Holiday Catalog from Halloween through New Year Celebrations.

Speaking of Halloween, there are a few days remaining to subscribe to Paper Pumpkin in time for the spooky September Kit deadline, September 10th.

Just visit: PaperPumpkin.com to join the fun.

September is also the month to earn FREE limited edition Designer Paper during our Dashing Along Host Promotion

 

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Sending you smiles & sunshine,

September Host Code: AP29EFQ2

September 2nd, 2018 by SMKal

September 2018 Host Code:  AP29EFQ2

Please use this code if placing an order this month, of any amount up to $149.99.  If placing an order over $150 do not use this code, you will earn your own Host Rewards directly from StampinUp and still get the monthly gift from me.


Every month I will post a new code to use, and will offer a new gift for anyone placing orders with the current code.  Code expires 28th of each month.

September’s Host Code Gift from me will be: SPIDER TRINKETS from the Holiday Catalog.

Not sure where to enter the Host Code?  See the example from THIS POST.

 

September News & Info:

  • Time to Redeem your Bonus Days Coupon Codes!  You earned them in August, now you need to use them in September.
  • Dashing Along Host Promotion. Right now if you host a party with $250 in sales, you will earn the exclusive Dashing Along Designer Series Paper for FREE. This offer ends on September 30, so don’t wait!
  • The fabulous new Holiday Catalog goes live on September 5th.  StampinUp has provided some great videos on their YouTube Channel – check out the 2018 Holiday Catalog Play List

Especially For You

August 27th, 2018 by SMKal

The BOTANICAL BLISS Bundle was used on this card, full of lovely details.  The bundle (found on page 20 of the annual catalog) includes the Botanical Bliss Stamp Set and Botanical Tags Thinlints Dies.

Botanical Bliss Bundle

Set on a card base of Coastal Cabana, I used the Tag Thinlits to create my focal point, cut from a Copper Foil Sheet.  Other accent pieces were created with the same set of Botanical Thinlits Dies and the Pretty Label Punch.  A small strip of Burlap Ribbon adds a nice contrast in textures.

  The new Detailed Trio Punch (found on page 211 of the Annual Catalog) came in handy for easy rounding of the corners.  Below are all the products used on this project, and links to purchase from my online store.

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Sending you smiles & sunshine,

 

tams# 25556

Product List

Links by TheseAreMyStamps.com

  REMINDERS:

August 2018 Host Code is XSWRCZCZ

August 1st, 2018 by SMKal

August 2018 Host Code: XSWRCZCZ
Please use this code if placing an order this month, of any amount up to $149.99.  If placing an order over $150 do not use this code, you will earn your own Host Rewards and still get the monthly gift from me.
Every month I will post a new code to use, and will offer a new gift for anyone placing orders with the current code.  Code expires 28th of each month.

August’s Host Code Gift from me will be: “Oh My Stars” Textured Impressions Embossing Folder

Oh My Stars Embossing Folder

Other Current Promotions:

Bonus Days are back!  Every $50 spent in August earns you a $5 bonus to be redeemed in September.

 

New Limited Edition Products – Color Your Season

Dates: August 1-31, 2018

  • Products available while supplies last until August 31, 2018. This means products will only be available until August 31 or while supplies last, whichever comes first. If a product’s supply is depleted before August 31, it will be made unorderable and will no longer be available for purchase.
  • New colors of Watercolor Pencils may be available in a future publication.
  • Items may be included as part of a new demonstrator’s Starter Kit.

Subscribe by August 10th using Promo Code “BLOOM0818”

Subscribe to Paper Pumpkin by August 10th with the Promotion Code “BLOOM0818” and you will get your first month’s kit half off!

Let me know if you have any questions – there are a lot of great promotions happening at StampinUp!

Thanks for stopping by,

Life is Sweeter

July 25th, 2018 by SMKal

Life is sweeter with friends like you

On a background of yummy Mango Melody Cardstock, the Delightfully Detailed Laser Cut Papers are the the star of the show here.  These beautiful, delicate papers need to be seen and touched to be fully appreciated.  One side is Whisper White, the other side is Very Vanilla – so you will have unlimited options on your projects.  I recommend keeping them stored between the tissue papers they arrive in.

For my sentiment I used the Detailed with Love Stamp Set and backed the banner with a piece of matching pattern paper from the Garden Impressions pack.  A fun tip:  Use the Tailored Tag Punch to cut the flag ends of your banners.

I have not yet stamped the inside of card, as I’m waiting to decide who I will send it to 🙂  But, the corners were punched with the new Detailed Trio Punch.  As the name suggests, there are three options on one punch.  The Details you see below, a corner rounder, and the third option is a small oval punch perfect for tag toppers to run a ribbon through.

 

Detailed Trio Punch

Thanks for stopping by,

 

Here are all the supplies used on this project – linked to my online store for your convenience: 

Don’t forget these current promotions:

Subscribe by August 10th using Promo Code “BLOOM0818”

Join my team in July 2018 and receive an EXTRA 10 FREE Stamp Pads!

 

Designer Series Paper Sale

July Host Code: RB34DMBN

July 5th, 2018 by SMKal

July 2018 Host Code: RB34DMBN
Please use this code if placing an order this month, of any amount up to $149.99.  If placing an order over $150 do not use this code, you will earn your own Host Rewards and still get the monthly gift from me.
Every month I will post a new code to use, and will offer a new gift for anyone placing orders with the current code.  Code expires 28th of each month.

July’s Host Code Gift from me will be: Blueberry Bushel 1/8″ Grosgrain Ribbon

 

Narrow, go-with-anything ribbon
* Blueberry Bushel (one of our new In-Colors)
* 1/8″ (3.2 mm)
* 10 yards (9.1 m)

For information on where to enter the Host Code see THIS POST.

Thanks so much for stopping by!  Hope you had a wonderful 4th of July!

Susie

Designer Series Paper Sale

July 2nd, 2018 by SMKal

Don’t you love all the new Designer Series Papers in the 2018-2019 Annual Catalog?  No worries, July is a great time to purchase all your favorites.

Take a look at this quick video showing all the patterns available:

DESIGNER SERIES PAPER VIDEO

Click to Play Video

  • Dates: July 1-31, 2018
  • Only Designer Series Papers listed in the table below qualify for this promotion. You may mix and match papers from any of the listed papers.
  • There are no ordering limits on this promotion.
  • Designer Series Paper ordered with Stampin’ Rewards is not eligible for the promotion.
  • This promotion does not apply to starter kits.
  • Click link below for a downloadable pdf flyer listing all available DSP choices

07.01.18_FLYER_DSP_SALE_US

Thanks for stopping by.

Sending you sunshine & smiles,

 

Susie

 

Susan Kalantarian * susie@kalantarian.net
Shop for supplies here: Susiek.StampinUp.net

Have a Beautiful Birthday with Graceful Glass

July 1st, 2018 by SMKal

Today I’d like to share with you the GRACEFUL GLASS Suite

Painted Glass Stamp Set Item #147461

On the left is a vellum piece painted with Classic Inks and a Blender Pen from the back side of the vellum.  The package of Graceful Glass 6×6 Designer Vellum has 12 beautiful designs, 2 sheets of each.  You will be able to make dozens of cards and have more to spare!

My ink color choices on this card are Granny Apple Green and Grapefruit Grove Classic Ink.

The coordinating set of  Stained Glass Thinlits Dies created the beautiful detailed window design, and also cropped the bird image.

Here are the rest of the details and products used on this project:

Thanks for stopping by.

Sending you sunshine & smiles,

 

Susie

 

Susan Kalantarian * susie@kalantarian.net
Shop for supplies here: Susiek.StampinUp.net

 

PaintedGlass-Bundle-148362G

 

Graceful Glass Designer Vellum-146344G

Graceful Glass Suite Samples from StampinUp (see page 164 in Annual Catalog)

 

Hello, Accented Blooms

June 26th, 2018 by SMKal

Accented Blooms and Blueberry Bushel – 2 new items from the 2018-2019 Annual Catalog.

I took the new In-Color called Blueberry Bushel for a test drive last week – and I love it.  The bold “hello” image shows off this new blue wonderfully.

The main large floral image from the stamp set “Accented Blooms” is stamped in Tranquil Tide ink, and I chose not to color it in, so the greeting would pop off the page.

One of my favorite things about StampinUp products, is product coordination.  The “Tailored Tag” Punch easily crops the greeting to fit within the floral image.  Pop it up with Stampin Dimensionals for little extra impact.

Inside the card I used one of the sweet sentiments and accent images also from this set.

 

Here are the rest of the details and products used on this card:

 

Thank you so much for stopping by.

 

Sending you Sunshine & Smiles,

Susie

 

Follow Your Dreams

June 22nd, 2018 by SMKal

I am crazy about the Follow Your Dreams Bundle

Follow Your Dream – Graduation Card

The new Chase Your Dreams Framelits Dies that coordinate with this stamp set are so much fun to use.

They not only crop most of the images in the stamp set, but also create a beautiful dream catcher, the gorgeous scripted “Dream” and the cut out detailed window you see on the bottom of this card.

My color pallet includes Grey Granite, Soft Seafoam, Highland Heather (new colors!) and Mint Macaron (a returning favorite color).  Highland Heather is one of my new favorites.   A few Faceted Dots accents finish the card off nicely.

Follow Your Dream Card and Envelope

 

 

Inside Greeting

Here are the rest of the details and supplies used on this card:

 

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Sending you smiles and Sunshine,

Susie

Follow Your Dreams Bundle, Item #148370