Paper Pumpkin Possibilities Blog Hop Hugs from Shelli

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Welcome to the Paper Pumpkin Possibilities Blog Hop! We are fans of this monthly crafting kit. Follow the directions provided in the kit to make the projects as designed, or use the supplies as a starting point to let your creativity run wild.

On this hop we will be sharing lots of ideas on how to use the May Paper Pumpkin kit, Hugs from Shelli, in alternate projects. You may have arrived from Lisa Kmiec’s blog. She had a great project!

I decided to use the stamps included in the kit to create an ombre look.

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There are only a few feather die cuts included in the kit. So use the feather stamp and a blender pen to create custom, colored feathers.

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all the supplies used..

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in case you want to see the Stampin’ Up! fast motion video using the original kit contents…

Thank you for joining us as we share the possibilities of Paper Pumpkin. Now hop over to Debbi Green’s blog to see what she designed.

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Ink, Stamp and Share Monochromatic Blog Hop

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Welcome to our Ink and Share Blog Hop featuring projects designed by fellow Stampin’ Up! Independent Demonstrators and me. This month, we are featuring monochromatic color scheme for the design focal point. If you are hopping around, you have arrived from Sandrine’s blog and her fabulous project.

Here is my design…

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Cardstock is cut at 4.25×11 inches. Score at 5.5 and 2.75 inches for a unique, fun fold.

This is my retirement party farewell to the stamp set, Lovely as a Tree. It’s worked 18 years with a copyright of 2001. If you don’t already have it in your stash, there are a few more days to order it!

Thanks for stopping at my blog! Now click the next image to hop to Karen Pearmain’s blog to see what fabulous project she designed.

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Here is a list of the participating demonstrators in case you hop off the trail.

Sandra Roberts

Laura Mackie

Pia Gerhardt

Michelle Bryant

Tricia Butts

Sue McDonald

Cindy Mitchell-Clark

Rebecca-Jo Unwin

Jo Blackman

Linda Handford

Sandrine Jse

Shirley Merker YOU ARE HERE!

Karen Pearmain

If you do not already have a demonstrator, all the supplies used in my design can be ordered through my online store here . Please use the host code in the right column of my blog if your order is under $150. If it is over $150, do not use the host code so you can redeem all the host rewards.

Super Awesome Stamper Shirley

Ink and Share Scrapbook Bella and Friends

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Welcome to the Ink and Share Scrapbook Blog Hop. We are Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators showcasing our fabulous products on scrapbook pages. If you are on the hop trail, you may have arrived from Sharon Dalton’s blog. She had a great layout!

Bella and Friends is soon to be retired. So I wanted to officially use it one more time. It will stay in my retired stamp stash though. All the doggie themed stamps do:)

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Use the word bubble ovals to add what you are thankful for.

Our heart epoxy droplets (item number 148583) are perfectly sized to fit the heart tag on Bella’s collar. The droplets also feature a medium and large size too. All 3 sizes are included in the package.

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the supplies used…

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Thanks for stopping by. Let me know what you like about my layout by leaving a comment.

Now click on the next photo to see what Karen Pearmain has created.

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Below is a list of the participating demonstrators in case you hop off the trail:

Karen Pearmain

Sue McDonald

Pia Gerhardt

Heike Hülle-Bolze

Jacqui Lawrence

Cheryl Taylor

Rebecca-Jo Unwin

Jo Blackman

Colleen Johnson

Cindy Mitchell-Clark

Lisa Henderson

Sharon Dalton

Shirley Merker  YOU ARE HERE!

If you don’t already have an Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, click the Contact button above. Let me know if you are interested in scrapbooking events, greeting cards, retreats or anything else paper crafting.

 

All products can be ordered through my online store here. Please use the monthly host code found on the right side of my blog when placing an order under $150. Don’t use the host code if your order is over $150 so you can redeem all the host rewards. Thanks!

Super Awesome Stamper Shirley

May Guy Themed Card Buffet Invitation

Would you like to join us to create a few hand stamped greeting cards? Projects will feature current Stampin’ Up! products. All projects will be guy themed suitable to share with the men in your life.

Card Buffet details:

Create 10 hand stamped greeting cards with all supplies cut according to the samples provided and tucked into the envelopes. You pick which designs to create and how many of each design from a buffet of options. Create 10 cards with envelopes for $20. Let me do the prep work for you! Add additional kits for $1 per kit.

I can provide adhesives for $5 extra or bring your own. I’ll have new packages of glue dots, dimensionals, liquid glue, tear n tape and SNAIL for cash and carry sale as well.

You are welcome to bring friends! A new friend that has not stamped with me before earns you an extra card kit. If you are a member of my Super Awesome Stampers team, you get an extra kit too.

Place an order during the event or using the host code listed found on the right side of this blog and receive an extra kit.

Session dates are Sunday, May 19th, 1-3pm, Tuesday, May 21st, 9:30-11:30am and Wednesday, May 22nd, 8:30-10:30am. I can also schedule a private session for your group. Just ask!

Please bring a friend or 2 or 3! I’ll accommodate as many stampers as I can. I reserve the right to cancel the session if less than 3 stampers RSVP.

RSVP by May 17th, 8am to reserve your spot and so I can have enough time to prepare kits for you. RSVP by clicking “Contact” above and let me know which day you prefer and how many in your party.

Pick up your new 2019-2020 annual catalog during the Card Buffet! All guests will go home with a copy! Hope to stamp with you then!

 

Super Awesome Stamper Shirley

Paper Crafting Blog Hop Guy Cards

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I hope you are enjoying our Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators Blog Hop featuring Happy Father’s Day/thinking of you/guy designs. Fellow demonstrators from all over the globe are participating so we have a wide array of fun projects to share with you! You may have arrived from Sandy Ward’s blog. She had a fabulous project!

You will never guess what is on the opposite side of this designer series paper… it’s flowers! Look at the back side of your favorite floral pattern papers. Often, there will be a pattern that is suitable for all occasion designs. This particular pattern is part of the Garden Impressions paper pack.

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Use the Oh My Stars embossing folder on the pattern paper for greater visual appeal. Add Twinkle sequin stars to the center of the night of navy stamped stars. Linen thread in the power of 3 is wrapped around a 1 inch banner created with the triple banner punch.

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I usually line the inside of the card with whisper white but the bright color did not work the earthy color scheme. Instead, I used the leftover over 1×3 inch dsp piece to decorate the top along with the stamped stars along the side to bring a little of the outside to the inside. Use our paper snips to create a custom banner.

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all the supplies used…I already cleaned the stamps;)

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Thanks for hopping with us each month. Now click on the next image to zoom to Tracy Held’s blog in Australia and see what fun project she designed.

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Here is a list of hoppers in case you get off the trail…

Shirley Merker YOU ARE HERE!

Tracy Held

Sue Boerner

Anastasia Radloff

Sandy Ward

All the supplies to create this hand stamped greeting card can be ordered through my online store here. Please use the host code found on the right side of my blog when ordering through my online store if your order is under $150. If it is over $150, don’t use the code so you can redeem all the host rewards.

If you do not already have a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, I would be happy to be yours. Ready to enjoy the demonstrator discount? Join my Super Awesome Stampers Team for the best benefits! Click the Contact button above to get the conversation started.

Super Awesome Stamper Shirley