Lots of Thanks & Snowflake Soiree

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We're celebrating Stampin' Up!'s 25th anniversary all year long, but during the week of the actual date (25 October to be exact) we thought we should pump up the party even more. So what better way than a sale on the very products that started it all: stamps, of course!

Dates:  22-28 October 2013

Offer: Get 25 percent off 25 stamp sets.

 

Humongous List of Stamps on Sale:
Check out my online store for the Humongous List of Stamps on Sale, or contact me to place your order.

 

Here is a set of note cards I made using the Lots of Thanks Stamp Set this set is available for 25% off TODAY is the last day to purchase yours

Lots of ThanksSupplies used for this project:

  • Stamps: Lots of Thanks
  • Ink: Summer Starfruit, Coastal Cabana, Primrose Petals
  • Paper: Whisper White CS

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This card I used Snowflake Soriee which is available in the carryovers flyer.  this set is available for 25% off TODAY is the last day to purchase yours

Snowflake Soiree

Supplies used for this project:

  • Stamps: Snowflake Soriee
  • Ink: Pool Party, Marina Mist, Midnight Muse Class Ink
  • Paper: Crumb Cake, Whisper White CS, Winter Frost DSP
  • Accessories:  Bone folder, SNAIL Adhesive, Rhinestone Basic Jewels, Island Indigo Bakers Twine, Regals Buttons

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Colour Me Christmas

 I wanted to let you all know about the release of my most recent class – Colour Me Christmas. 

Colour Me Christmas

Class Description:

This is an adorable set featuring 5 different holiday-themed outline images just perfect for colouring in.  In this class we will be learning the "Water Colouring with Markers Direct to Paper" Technique

Class Highlights:

  • Project: 4 Standard Cards plus a bonus project
  • Time Estimate: 2 -2.5hrs
  • Level of difficulty: 1. This class involves simple stamping and cutting
  • Featured Products:  Colour Me Christmas Stamp Set, Aqua Painter, Water Colour Paper, Seasons of Style DP, Bakers Twine, Dazzling Diamonds Glitter, Shaker Frames

 

Stamp Class by Mail:

The Stamp Class by mail includes all pre-cut cardstock and embellishments.  Plus a PFD tutorial featuring a supply list, Measurements and directions for each card.  Kit Costs $20 plus postage

All you need to provide is:

  • Colour Me Christmas Stamp Set
  • A Greeting Stamp Set of your choice (I have used Joy to the World, Christmas Messages, More Merry Messages)
  • Always Artichoke, Old Olive, Real Red, Daffodil Delight, Chocolate Chip, Cherry Cobbler, Gumball Green, Crumb Cake, Tempting Turquoise and Basic Black Stampin' Write Markers
  • Early Espresso Classic Ink, Black Stazon Ink
  • Aqua Painter
  • Dazzling Diamonds Glitter (optional)

 

Class Details:

Date:  Saturday 5 November

Time: 10 -12:30pm

Class Fee:  $20 includes 4 Cards plus bonus project.  Want to make more?  make an additional 4 cards for $10

Purchase Colour Me Christmas Stamp set and receive $5 off Class.

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RSVP for this event HERE

 

My Library for My Digital Studio App Now Available for More Tablets

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We're excited to announce that you can now get the My Library for My Digital Studio app for Android tablets and Kindle Fire.

With the app you can

  • Add items you already own to your collection.
  • Add items you want to your wish list.
  • Sort your lists alphabetically or by release date.
  • Search for any downloads.
  • Browse new downloads released every week.

Here are some other things to note

  • The app will not link to your software; therefore, manually add items you already own to your collection. Think of it as a sentimental journey-you can reminisce while you categorize.
  • While the app will work with most Android tablets, we do not recommend the Asus Transformer Pad TF300.
  • For information about Ipad users click HERE

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Oh Hello & Label Love

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Here are some cards I've made using the Oh, Hello Stamp Set, this set is available for 25% off between 22 – 28 October.

Oh Hello portrait1Supplies used for this project:

  • Stamps: Oh, Hello
  • Ink: Daffodil Delight Classic Ink, Black Stazon Ink
  • Paper: Whisper White CS
  • Accessories:  Bone folder, honeycomb embossing folder, oval collection framelits, Big Shot, Epic Day This and That Washi Tape, Ginham Garden Washi Tape, Tombow Mono Multipurpose Liquid Glue, Paper Trimmer, Neutrals Designer Buttons, Regals Designer Buttons, Glue Dots, Rhinestone Basic Jewels, Stampin' Dimentionals

     

    Oh Hello Landscape

Supplies used for this project:

  • Stamps: Oh, Hello
  • Ink: Tempting Turquoise, Pumpkin Pie Classic Ink, Black Stazon Ink
  • Paper: Tempting Turquoise, Pumpkin Pie, Whisper White CS
  • Accessories:  Bone folder, SNAIL Adhesive, Rhinestone Basic Jewels

Oh, Hello Stamp Set

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Here are some cards I've made using the Label Love Stamp Set, this set is available for 25% off between 22 – 28 October.

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Supplies used for this project:

  • Stamps: Mosaic Madness, Label Love
  • Ink: Crisp Cantaloupe and Coastal Cabana Classic inks
  • Paper: Coastal Cabana CS, Crisp Cantaloupe CS and Whisper White CS
  • Accessories:  Bone Folder, Fancy Fan embossing folder, Big Shot, Stamp-a-ma-jig, SNAIL Adhesive, Stampin' Dimentionals, Artisan Label Punch, Rhinestone Basic Jewels

     

    Label Love Stamp Set

  • Label Love

Contact me or purchase via my online store

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Betsy’s Blossoms

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Here are some cards I've made using the Betsy's Blossoms Stamp Set, this set is available for 25% off between 22 – 28 October.

Betsy's Blossoms CongratualtionsSupplies used for this project:

  • Stamps: Betsy's Blossoms, Sassy Saluations
  • Ink: Pumpkin Pie, Tempting Turquoise, Melon Mambo Classic Ink, Black Stazon Ink
  • Paper: Pumpkin Pie, Basic Black, Whisper White CS
  • Accessories:  Paper Snips, Stampin' Dimentionals, Basic Rhinestones, SNAIL Adhesive

Betsy's Blossoms Happy Birthday

Supplies used for this project:

  • Stamps: Betsy's Blossoms, Sassy Saluations
  • Ink: Cherry Cobbler, Gumball Green Classic Ink, Black Stazon Ink
  • Paper: Whisper White, Cherry Cobbler, Crumb Cake CS
  • Accessories:  Stampin' Dimentionals,  SNAIL Adhesive, Apothecary Accents Framelits, Big Shot

Betsy's Blossoms Feel Better

Supplies used for this project:

  • Stamps: Betsy's Blossoms, Sassy Saluations
  • Ink: Gumball Green, Melon Mambo Classic Ink, Black Stazon Ink
  • Paper: Melon Mambo, Basic Black, Whisper White CS
  • Accessories:  Paper Snips, Stampin' Dimentionals, Basic Rhinestones, SNAIL Adhesive

Betsy's Blossoms Stamp Set

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Christmas Coasters

Welcome to Week 4 of my 12 weeks of Christmas Blitz.

Everyone's always on the lookout for great gift ideas.  These custom coasters are so simple to create, they're sure to wow the person you're gifting these to, – and who knows how many lovely tables could be spared the dreadful fate of water rings with the use of a simple coaster.  You can make all of the coasters the same or use a variety of patterns from one package of Designer Series Paper like I have done here.

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HERE'S HOW TO CREATE THESE CUT, CUSTOM COASTERS:

I've used coaster board that I purchased from a craft store which measures 4" x 4", you could use chipboard and use a die cut (scallop Circle bigz die) or cork board to make your base

  1. Adhere the following layers together using Big Shot Multipurpose Adhesive
  1. Either Cut your layered piece into 4" x 4" pieces alternatively run this through the Big Shot with the Scallop Circle Bigz Die for a different shape

Coasters week 4

Supplies used for this project:

  • Paper: Seasons of Style DP
  • Accessories:  Coaster Board, Window Sheet, Big Shot Multipurpose Adhesive
  • Optional: Scallop Circle Bigz die, Big Shot

 

If you have missed previous Christmas Tutorials you can view them below

Week 1

Week 2

Week 3

 

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Gorgeous Grunge & Hello Lovely

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 Here are some cards I've made using the Gorgeious Grunge & Hello Lovely Stamps sets, these are both available for 25% off between 22 – 28 October.

Georgous Grunge 1Supplies used for this project:

  • Stamps: Gorgeous Grunge, Hello Lovely
  • Ink: Old Olive, Pool Party Classic Ink
  • Paper: Whisper White CS
  • Accessories:  This & That Washi Tape, Gingham Garden Washi Tape, Buttons (Subtles), Stampin' dimentionals, glue dots, paper snips, whisper White Bakers Twine

 

Georgous Grunge 3

Supplies used for this project:

  • Stamps: Gorgeous Grunge, Really Good Greetings
  • Ink: Old Olive, Coastal Cabana Classic Ink, Black Stazon Ink
  • Paper: Whisper White, Coastal Cabana CS, Silver Glimmer Paper
  • Accessories:  This & That Washi Tape, Buttons (Brights), Stampin' dimentionals, glue dots, paper snips, Scallop Circle Punch, Labels Collection Framelits, Big Shot, Calypso Coral Bakers Twine, Hung Up Cute Clips

Georgous Grunge 2

Supplies used for this project:

  • Stamps: Gorgeous Grunge, Hello Lovely
  • Ink: Summer Starfruit, Blushing Bride Classic Ink, Black Stazon Ink
  • Paper: Whisper White CS
  • Accessories:  Snail Adhesive, paper snips, Stampin' Dimentionals, Essentials Hardware Clips, Apothecary Accents Framelits, Big Shot

 

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Gorgeous Grunge

Hello Lovely

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25% Off 25 Stamp Sets

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We're celebrating Stampin' Up!'s 25th anniversary all year long, but during the week of the actual date (25 October to be exact) we thought we should pump up the party even more. So what better way than a sale on the very products that started it all: stamps, of course!

Dates:  22-28 October 2013

Offer: Get 25 percent off 25 stamp sets.

 

Humongous List of Stamps on Sale:
Check out my online store for the Humongous List of Stamps on Sale, or contact me to place your order.

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New Thinlits Card Dies

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They've been called flip cards, flip flop cards, swing cards, and more-but they have always been a bit tricky to create. Not anymore! Our amazing new Thinlits Card Dies cut and score to create a card that flips in just one step.

 

Item Description Price
133479 Label Card Thinlits Die $55.95 AUD/$67.95 NZD
133480 Circle Card Thinlits Die $55.95 AUD/$67.95 NZD

 

These new card dies come with extra die pieces that have versatile designs, so you can use them on other projects, not just flip cards. (The Circle Card Thinlits Die comes with 10 total pieces; the Label Card Thinlits Die comes with nine total pieces.) View the flyer HERE

  • Thinlits Card Dies will be available at least through the 2013-2014 catalogue year, so you can feel confident investing in them for many months to come.
  • The main shape in the cards (circle and label) can work with a lot of our stamp images so you can create tons of different kinds of cards using many different stamp sets. Here are just a few suggestions to get you started:

Label Card Thinlits Die (item 133479):

Circle Card Thinlits Die (item 133480):

Both card dies pair well with:

These dies also work well with our new magnetic platform (item 130658) so you can place the dies exactly where you want them!

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Pop -up Gift Card Holder

Welcome to week 3 of my Christmas Project Tutorial Blitz.  This weeks we’re creating a gift card holdergift card holder_edited-2gift card holder open_edited-2

Supplies used for this project:

  • Stamps: More Merry Messages
  • Ink: Gumball Green Classic Ink
  • Paper: Whisper White, Gumball Green CS, Seasons of Style DP
  • Accessories:  Simply Scored Scoring Tool, Bone folder, 1″ circle punch, 7/8″ circle punch, large oval punch, stamping Dimensionals, paper snips, tombow glue
  • Other: Velcro, thin double sided tape

Dimensions:

  • Seasons of Style DP:  10.2cm x 24.1cm (4″ x 9 5/8″)
  • Whisper White CS:  scrap
  • Gumball Green CS: Scrap

Looking for a written tutorial?  You can download your PDF copy on the link below

Download PDF Tutorial HERE

UPDATE NOV 2016:  I’ve updated this project to feature current Stampin’ Up! products, view video tutorial below

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View Video tutorial Below

Thankyou – Guest Gifts

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I recently assisted a friend in making bombonieres for her wedding.  I purchased the boxes from Michaels when I was last in the US. and filled with chocolates for the wedding guests.  Each was sealed with Silver Ribbon from the new Holiday Catalogue and a thankyou tag printed with MDS onto Whisper White CS and sponged with Midnight Muse classic ink.  

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  Supplies:

  • Ink: Midnight Muse Classic Ink
  • Paper: Whisper White CS
  • Accessories: Silver Ribbon, Glue Dots, Stampin' Sponges, Extra-Large Oval Punch

 

 

Joy Card

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Welcome to week 2 of my Christmas Project Tutorial Blitz.  This weeks card is using some of the Christmas carryover items from last years catalogue.  This card is quick and simple and easy to reproduce in multiples if required.

Joy card

Supplies used for this project:

  • Stamps: Ornament Keepsakes
  • Ink: Cherry Cobbler Classic Ink
  • Paper: Cherry Cobbler CS, Whisper White CS, Epic Day This and That Designer Paper
  • Accessories:  Stampin' Dimentionals, Basic Rhinestones, Big Shot, bone folder, Typeset Alphabet Bigz die, 3/4" Circle Punch, Square Lattice Embossing Folder, Holiday Ornament Framelits, Cherry Cobbler Bakers Twine, SNAIL Adhesive, Glue Dots, Magnetic Platform, Piecing tool
  • Other: Scotch Tape

Dimensions:

  • Cherry Cobbler CS: 15cm x 21cm (5 7/8" x 8 1/4") and scrap piece
  • Epic Day This and That DP:  14.3cm x 9.8cm (5 5/8" x 3 7/8")
  • Whisper White CS:  scrap piece
  • Cherry Cobbler Bakers Twine: 12.7cm piece and 25.4cm  (5" piece and 10" piece)

 

Step-by-Step Directions

Step 1: Fold the Cherry Cobbler CS in half, with a bone folder creating a card base. Set aside for a moment.

Cherry Cobbler

Step 2: Die cut the letter J and letter Y from a scrap piece of Cherry Cobbler CS using the Typeset Alphabet Bigz Die and Big Shot.  Emboss the letter J and letter Y, using the square lattice Embossing Folder and the big shot

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Step 3: Stamp two of the small circular ornament onto a scrap piece of Whisper White CS, using Cherry Cobbler Classic Ink.

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Step 3: Lay the circular ornament die over one of the stamped ornament images with the Holiday Ornament Framelit dies and Magnetic platform and run it through the Big Shot. Punch out the center of the second stamped ornament image using 3/4" Circle punch.

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Step 4: Stick the punch out ornament center to the die cut ornament using stampin' dimentionals.  Stick a medium rhinestone to the center of the ornament. This ornament will be used as the letter "O" in the word "JOY"

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Step 5: Position the letters and the die cut ornament in the bottom right hand corner of the Epic This and That DP, spelling out the word "JOY". Stick the J and Y letters to the piece of Epic This and That DP. Using Stampin' Dimensionals

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Step 6: Punch a hole into the top of the ornament using your piecing tool, feed one end of the 12.7cm (5") bakers twine through the hole in the top of the ornament.  Stick the end of the bakers twine to the back of the ornament using tape.

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Step 7: Stick the ornament to the Epic This and That DP with SNAIL Adhesive.  Wrap the other end of the Cherry Bakers twine to the back of the Epic This and That DP with tape.

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Step 8: Center and stick the Epic This and That DP to the Cherry Cobbler Card base using SNAIL Adhesive.  Tie a 24.7cm (10") piece Cherry Cobbler Bakers Twine into a bow.  Stick the bow to the top of the ornament with a mini glue dot.  You're Done!

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If you have missed previous Christmas Tutorials you can view them below

Week 1

 

Don't forget our current promotions, click the image to go straight to the online store

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Join for $25.00 ( 2 weeks ONLY)

Starting Oct 7- Oct 21, 2013 – this is available for ONLY 2 weeks

You can join SU!  for ONLY $25.00

WOW! what a Fabulous time to join for such an amazing price for  celebrating  SU! 25th Anniversary  you get a GREAT deal on joining the SU! Family .

I thought I would add some info below  on this amazing deal  and I would love to chat with you about joining my team.

Here are the details :

Quarters are as follows

·       July /Aug / Sept

·       Oct / Nov / Dec

·       Jan/ Feb / Mar

·       April / May / June

When you join  in Oct you get this current  quarter for FREE  so your 1st actual quarter  amount of $400 wouldn’t be due until  the end of March .

 BUT after  you join  within 30 days  after joining you  place an order for $300 or more( before shipping and your discount)  you will get a FREE stamp set from SU! plus  you will get an extra 10% off  your 1st order  so you will be getting 30% instead of the normal 20%  discount .

PLUS you  get the  SU! web site for 2 months for FREE

So you are wondering what happened when your quarterly isn’t met -The  month after the quarter  you will go into pending ( which gives you a month to make up your shortfall amount  kind of like 1 more chance to  remain active ) and then the following month  you will be dropped  Nothing to return -Nothing to send in  -You will no longer be an  active demonstrator .

  I would love for you to join the SU! family 

  • This offer is only good for two weeks, so take advantage of it right away starting Monday Oct 7, 2013 !

  • During this offer, only the special $25 starter kit will be available; the regular $169  starter kit will not be available. The $25 Starter Kit includes

    • $26.95 worth of Stampin' Up! product (it must be more than $25, but not more than $26.95 before tax)

    • Business pack which includes

      • A box of annual catalogue

      • A package of the current seasonal catalogue

      • Getting Started DVD

      • Customer Order Forms

      • Customer postcards

      • Any questions Please let me know

 

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World Card Making Day

World Card Making Day began in 2006 as National Card Making Day. Founded by Paper Crafts magazine to bring card makers together at the beginning of the busiest card-making season of the year, it was first held on October 7, 2006. The initial celebration involved the Paper Crafts magazine audience only; however, due to the positive response it received and the worldwide popularity of card making, the holiday became known as World Card Making Day from then on. 

World Card Making Day is a holiday especially for card makers around the world to:

  • Celebrate the creativity of handmade cards and the personal connection that they create between friends and family
  • Kick off (and get a head start on) the holiday card-making season

The first Saturday of each October, kicking off the holiday card-making season, the most popular time for creating and sharing handmade greetings

Stampin' Up! have made it so easy to celebrate World Card Making day with their variety of Simply Sent Kits.

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On it's way Simply Sent Kit come with all accessories to make and complete 8 cards, including envelopes (stamp set not included).

The origin of exchanging handmade greeting cards can be traced all the way back to ancient Chinese culture.

  • Today, card making is a worldwide hobby, expecially popular in Australia, Canda, the United Kingdom, and the United States
  • 1 in 6 households particpite in making cards
  • 86% of scrapbookers also create handmade cards
  • 92% of paper crafters create cards more than any other type of project
  • The top occasions/themes for making cards are: Birthdays, Christmas, Thankyou, Valentine's Day, Mother's day
  • Card makers prefer stamps and rub-ons for use on their holiday handmade cards
  • 73% of card makers use their computer in part or all of their design

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Simply Fabulous Simply Sent Kit come with 8 postcards and 8 envelopes in two colours (Pisachio Pudding & Smoky Slate) everything is provided, just add a greeting and you're done.

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Merry Little Christmas Simply Created Card Kit, purchase it as a bundle with Merry Little Christmas Stamp set and save 15%

 

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Snowflake Season Simply Sent Kit, bundle with Be verry Merry Stamp set and save 15%

Creating a handmade card brings a special kind of joy.  There's joy in the process of creating, as well as in giving and receiving handmade cards.

Handmade cards are:

GIFTS:  It is a little sliver of energy, time, and love that says, "I really care about you" in a world of impersonal communications such as e-mails

CREATIVE EXPRESSIONS: Beneath the cardstock and embellishments is emotion from teh card maker – encouragement, celebration, commemoration, and love

KEEPSAKES: Instead of being thrown away, they are cherished adn displayed.

RELATIONSHIP BUILDERS: They spark deep connections, express feelings, evoke laughter, and warm the hearts of friends, relatives, and co-workers

Get a head start on your card-making in preparation for the Christmas season which is soon upon us,

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World Card Making Day Contest

World Cardmaking Day is this Saturday, October 5, and to celebrate Stampin' Up! is holding a contest you won't want to miss. After all, what's not to love about a holiday dedicated to card makers worldwide?!

There are two ways to enter:

  • E-mail a photo of a card, or of you making a card, made with Stampin' Up! product on World Cardmaking Day to wcmd2013@stampinup.com.
  • Post a photo of a card, or of you making a card, made with Stampin' Up! product on World Cardmaking Day on Instagram. Mention us by typing @stampinup and use the hashtag #wcmd2013 in the description.

This contest is open to everyone-demonstrators, customers, friends, spouses, children . . . you get the idea. However, there are a few conditions:

  • You must be over the age of 18 to win a prize.
  • You can enter as many times as you wish, but each entry must feature a different card.
  • Contest will last all day on October 5, from 12:01 AM to 12:00 PM.
  • We will randomly select 100 winners from our North American markets to receive a Paper Pumpkin Kit and we will select 50 winners from our South Pacific and European markets to receive the Naughty and Nice Rotary Stamp and Season of Style Designer Washi Tape (valued at $18.90 AUD/ $22.90 NZD).

A selection of pictures will be posted to Stampin' Up!'s World Cardmaking Day Pinterest Board and the winners announced in a later current update and on our Facebook page.

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