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August 2013

Expressions Thinlits Dies and Color Blocking

Have you seen the Expressions Thinlits Dies in the Holiday Catalog?  They are soooo cool.  I posted THIS CARD from my Be a Big Shot at Home Class last week showing you the "thankful" greeting included with the set and now I am showing you the "love" greeting.

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Last week I held my monthly Technique Geek Class and we learned how to Color Block with Card Stock.  I created this scrap strip piece (Bermuda Bay, Coastal Cabana, Pool party and Pistachio Pudding) and then ran it through the Big Shot with the "love" Thinlit. I removed the word and attached the rest to my card, easy peasy!!

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Two more fun details on this card are the Pretty Print Textured background and the fun tiny scallop edge.  I used the Pretty Print Textured Impressions Embossing folder on the Naturals White background to add some texture and interest and I used the Small Scallop Stampin Trimmer Rotary Cutting Blade on the edge of the card. 

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Check out the New Stampin' Trimmer Rotary Addition in this video, I love mine!!  Order your Stampin' Trimmer, Rotary Addition and all the cool cutting blades in my Online Store at www.shoppingwithbarb.com 

 

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If you are placing an Online order with me and it is less than $150, I will add your order to my current Hostess code and you will be entered in the drawing for the FREE Hostess Rewards!! I will award the hostess dollars and any half priced items September 2nd.

ThinlitsThinlits Card Dies - see and order them HERE.
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New Photopolymer set - Another Thank You
See all the Potopolymer sets HERE.
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Join Paper Pumpkin for only $10 a month for your first two months when you subscribe by August 31st.  Go to www.barbspaperpumpkin.com and join today!

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September Special - Butterfly Bundle 15% off!

Sneak peak at the September Special that actually starts today!! Purchase the Papillion Potpourri stamp set with the Bitty Butterfly Punch and save 15%.

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135311 Clear Mount Bundle $26.27 - Order it HERE 

135312 Wood Mount Bundle $29.67 - Order it HERE 

Click HERE for other specials and promotions!

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In other news, Stampin' Up! has changed how the hostess code works and I can now add the code for you...WOO HOO!!!! No more trying to remember what it is and more importantly, to use it. :-)  You can place an order in my Online Store anytime and I can add the code for you after the order is closed!!  My current Mystery Hostess code is vaild thorugh the end of August so get your orders in by the 31st so they count and you might be the winner of the hostess rewards. Place your order at www.shoppingwithbarb.com


Best of Autumn - September 2013 Best of Set

Best of Autumn is the Best of Stamp set for September.  This set of five stamps includes one never seen before stamp, the "give thanks" greeting. 

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See the other Best of Stamp Sets HERE.

Order the Best of Autumn set HERE.

Get your "Best of" Stamp Sets in my store at
www.shoppingwithbarb.com

For each set you purchase, you will receive a 25-year Proof of Purchase Sticker on the label sheet, attach these to your Collector's Card.  Collect six stickers and you will receive a FREE $14.95 stamp set of your choice. 

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You can place Online Orders anytime at www.shoppingwithbarb.com 

 


Fun with Washi Tape!

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I found something similar to these on Pinterest and thought they would make a fun little thank you for my Be a Big Shot at Home gals.  I included one with their final packet of supplies for this round.

I put a strip of Washi Tape (see our Washi Tape Collections HERE) on one side of each Clothespin and magnet strips on the other.  I then punched butterflies with both of our butterfly punches and added coordinating sets to the clothespins.  The final touch was a Candy Dot in the center of each butterfly. 

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Adorable aren't they!!

Order your paper crafting supplies in my
Online Store at www.shoppingwithbarb.com 

My Be a Big Shot at Home Class participants receive a package of supplies each month for four months and at the end of the four months, each participant receives a $150 Shopping Spree from me. Round seven of this class will start in November and we would love to have YOU join us.

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August 31st is the last day to start your subscription to My Paper Pumpkin for only $10 a month for the first two months.  You will receive a suprise kit in the mail each  month with stamps, ink spots, markers, and/or die cut accents to create fun projects in minutes.  Click on this link to set your subscription started www.barbspaperpumpkin.com


Thinlits Card Dies and Expressions Thinlits

Due to my vacation earlier this month, I wasn't able to order my Thinlints Card Dies until the 12th.  I got them and had fun creating this flip card for my Be a Big Shot at Home Class this month.  I have been running this class since November of 2010.  The participants receive a package of supplies each month for four months and at the end of the four months, each participant receives a $150 Shopping Spree from me.  Round seven of this class will start in November and we would love to have YOU join us.

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I designed this card to open from top to bottom rather than side to side as I wanted to use the "thankful" Expressions Thinlits Die for my greeting, this set of dies is shown in the Holiday Catalog on page 36.  I love how striking the color combo is, I chose the colors with the help of my new & improved Color Coach (see it Online).

The leaf image is from the Wonderfall set (order it in Clear #128087 or Wood #131949) and I inked it up in Summer Starfruit and then added the edging with my Cajun Craze Stampin' Write Marker.

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The 2-1/2 Circle Punch fit perfectly in the center of the circle created by the die.  I also added an Island Indigo Scallop (included in the Circle Card Thinlits Die set) to the front and used my Circles Collection Framelits for the Summer Starftuit circle that I wrote my message on.

I attached the "thankful" phrase and chevrons (included with the Circle Card Thinlits Die set) with tiny dots of Multiprupose Liquid Adhesive.  The cards measure 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 when folded so they fit in our standard medium envelopes.

Supplies
Stamps - Wonderfall
Paper - Naturals Ivory, Summer Starfruit, Island Indigo, Cajun Craze
Ink - Summer Starfruit, Cajun Craze
Accessories - Big Shot Machine 113439, circles Collection Framelits 130911, Circle Card Thinlit Die 133480, Expressions Thinlits Dies 132171

The hostess code for the remainder of this month is QWYYHZYF. If you are placing an Online order with me and it is less than $150, use the code to be entered in the next Mystery Hostess Drawing. I will award the hostess dollars and any half priced items September 2nd.

ThinlitsThinlits Card Dies - see and order them HERE.
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New Photopolymer set - Another Thank You
See all the Potopolymer sets HERE.
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Magnificent Maple

The Magnificent Maple single stamp makes beautiful Fall cards. It is shown on page 18 of the Holiday Catalog.

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Inking it up with sponge daubers allows you to add more than one color to the stamp before stamping it on your card stock.  The ink colors were taken from the Sweater Weather Designer Series Paper Pack and are Crushed Curry and Tangerine Tango.  There is a tiny bit of our Burlap Ribbon peeking out from the left side of the main image adding the perfect touch.  Thanks to Georgia for sharing. :-)

Supplies:
Stamps - Magnificent Maple Single Stamp - Wood only #131868, Truly Grateful - Clear #131733 or Wood #131730
Paper - Early Espresso, Very Vanilla, Sweater Weather DSP #132184 
Ink - Crushed Curry, Tangerine Tango, Early Espresso
Accessories - Deco Labels Framelits Collection #130102, Big Shot Machine #113439,
Embellishments - 1-1/4" Burlap Ribbon #132140 

Order your Stampin' Up! paper crafting supplies in my
Online Store at www.shoppingwithbarb.com

The hostess code for the remainder of this month is QWYYHZYF. If you are placing an Online order with me and it is less than $150, use the code to be entered in the next Mystery Hostess Drawing. I will award the hostess dollars and any half priced items September 2nd.

ThinlitsThinlits Card Dies - see and order them HERE.

 

 

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New Photopolymer set - Another Thank You
See all the Potopolymer sets HERE


Mystery Hostess Winners!!

Thank you to everyone who placed orders during Online Mystery Hostess party I held while I was on vacation.  Congratulations to Regina Dawson, she is the winner of the hostess rewards.  Regina will get to choose $115 in FREE Merchandise and three half priced items.

I also drew four names to win stamp sets from my stash and the winners are:

Barb Lewis
LaDon Smith
Joyce Russell
Clare Lopez

I have contacted these gals and will be sending their sets out next week.

Here is the hostess code for the remainder of this month.  If you are placing an Online order with me and it is less than $150, use the code to be entered in the next Mystery Hostess Drawing.  I will award the hostess dollars and any half priced items September 2nd.

Hostess Code QWYYHZYF

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Order Online at www.shoppingwithbarb.com add your first item number, add the hostess code in the bottom left box and CLICK APPLY. If you don't use the hostess code, your order will not count towards the mystery hostess benefits.  When you check out, please check to see that my name is in the opt right hand corner of the screen.  That way, you are confident that you are shopping with me.

If your order is over $150, please do not use the hostess code, take the hostess benefits for yourself. You will still be entered in the FREE stamp set....Thanks!!!


Stampin' Trimmer Rotary Additions

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Stampin' Trimmer Rotary Additions are available to Order, the Stampin' Trimmer Rotary Addition and decorative cutting blades can be seen on pages 176 and 177 of the 2013-2014 Annual Catalog and page 24 of the Holiday Catalog. Jazz up your creations with these exciting new additions!  Click on the order number in the table below to order these items.

For all your paper crafating needs, shop in my store at www.shoppingwithbarb.com 

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Stampin' Trimmer Rotary Addition $12.95
Includes rotary track and handle and a straight-edge blade

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Straight Stampin' Trimmer Rotary Cutting Blades $5.95

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Tiny Wave Stampin' Trimmer Rotary Cutting Blade $3.95

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Small Scallop Stampin' Trimmer Rotary Cutting Blade $3.95

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Stampin' Trimmer Replacement Cutting Mat $3.95

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Perforating Stampin' Trimmer Rotary Cutting Blade $3.95
Debuted in the 2013 holiday catalog, page 24

For more information, check out this video by Stampin' Up!

 

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Thinlits Card Dies, make fancy folds effortlessly, click HERE to see them and view the video.


Back from my vacation with a fun project for you!

Each year, we take a two week camping/boating vacation to Swan Lake in Montana.  The lake is amazing and we have a blast camping.

How fitting that there is a super cute tent on page 50 of the Catalog and Stampin' Up! created a video showing us how to make them!

 

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Order the supplies to make your tent party favors in my
Online Store at www.shoppingwithbarb.com   

Click to view our Thinlits Card Dies and watch the video on how to use them.  These dies create super cute fancy fold cards.

Our newest Best of stamp set is the Best of Halloween.  If you are a fan of Halloween, then you NEED this set.  Check out all the Best of sets HERE.

 


Goodie Gear Simply Created Kits!

Halloween...I love it and this NEW product from the Holiday Catalog is perfect for me to create some small gifts for friends and family.

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The Pumpkin Pie Goodie Gear Simply Created Kit #132792

The little Crumb Cake tags are the same style as those you can make with the Chalk Talk Framelits #129983 but smaller, they are so cute!!!  My greeting is from the Delightful Dozen stamp set (order it in Clear #122652 or Wood #128547)

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We also have the Real Red Goodie Gear Simply Created Kit #132161

Order your Stampin' Up! Supplies in my Online Store
www.shoppingwithbarb.com

What's Going On: 
  • Mystery Hostess Party - place your orders in my Online Store at www.shoppingwithbarb.com and use Hostess Code 4WU4JXMK for your chance to win the hostess benefils.  Click HERE for details!
  • August Stampin' Specials, Click HERE for details.
  • Join my team by August 31st and receive a FREE Project Kit in your Starter Kit, Click HERE for the scoop.
  • Participate in my Coast to Coast Stampin' Buddies and receive FREE step-by-step tutorials each month, free stamp sets and free buddie goodies!
  • Carve your own stamps!!  The NEW Undefined kit makes it easy, Click HERE for details!
  • Thinlits Card Dies are ready for you, get them today!  Click HERE for details.
  • Sign up today to start your Paper Pumpkin subscription with me and get your first two months for only $10 each!, go to www.barbspaperpumpkin.com to subscribe.
  • All Online Orders placed with me receive a Green Card.  Green isn't the color of the card, it means you can reuse it.
  •  View MY DIGITAL STUDIO software & downloads HERE.
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Sweater Weather Box

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Super cute box with the Sweater Weather Designer Series Paper on all the panels.  Notice the gift bow?  It was created with our new Gift Bow Bigz Die found on page 37 of the NEW Holiday Catalog!

The cute Kraft Gift Boxes are shown on page 160 of the 2013-2014 Annual Catalog.

Supplies - Holiday Catalog items in bold:
Stamps: Chalk Talk Wood #130631 or Clear #130634 (this can be combined with theChalk Talk Framelits in a Bundle at a 15% savings)
Bundle: Chalk Talk Wood #132731 or Clear #132730
Ink: Tangerine Tango
Paper: Sweather Weather Designer Series Paper #132184, Very Vanilla
Accessories: Gift Bow Bigz L Die #129977, Chalk Talk Framelits Dies #129983, Big Shot Machine #113439, Kraft Gift Boxes #124106

Order your Stampin' Up! Supplies in my Online Store
www.shoppingwithbarb.com

What's Going On: 
  • Mystery Hostess Party - place your orders in my Online Store at www.shoppingwithbarb.com and use Hostess Code 4WU4JXMK for your chance to win the hostess benefils.  Click HERE for details!
  • August Stampin' Specials, Click HERE for details.
  • Join my team by August 31st and receive a FREE Project Kit in your Starter Kit, Click HERE for the scoop.
  • Participate in my Coast to Coast Stampin' Buddies and receive FREE step-by-step tutorials each month, free stamp sets and free buddie goodies!
  • Carve your own stamps!!  The NEW Undefined kit makes it easy, Click HERE for details!
  • Thinlits Card Dies are ready for you, get them today!  Click HERE for details.
  • Sign up today to start your Paper Pumpkin subscription with me and get your first two months for only $10 each!, go to www.barbspaperpumpkin.com to subscribe.
  • All Online Orders placed with me receive a Green Card.  Green isn't the color of the card, it means you can reuse it.
  •  View MY DIGITAL STUDIO software & downloads HERE.
  • I would love for you to Like Me on Facebook!
  • Follow me on Pinterest.

Gorgeous Holiday Idea!

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Love this idea, wrap strips of the Winter Frost Specialty Designer Series Paper around a wreath to create this gorgeous holiday decoration. 

The snowflakes are part of the Festive Flurry Bundle, order the bundle and receive
the stamp set w/coordinating framelits at a 15% discount!
Festive Flurry Wood Bundle #133284
Festive Flurry Clear Bundle #133285

Local gals stay tuned as I think this will be on my Fall Class Schedule!!

Supplies - Holiday Catalog items in bold:
Stamps: Festive Flurry Wood #131778 or Clear #131781 (this can be combined with the Festive Flurry Framelits in a Bundle at a 15% savings)
Bundle: Festive Flurry Bundle Wood #133284 or Clear #132285
Ink: Smoky Slate
Paper: Winter Frost Specialty Designer Series Paper #132341, Whisper White, Silver Glimmer Paper #124005
Accessories: Festive Flurry Framelits Dies #132193, Expressions Thinlits Dies #132171, Big Shot Machine #113439

Order your Stampin' Up! Supplies in my Online Store
www.shoppingwithbarb.com

What's Going On: 
  • Mystery Hostess Party - place your orders in my Online Store at www.shoppingwithbarb.com and use Hostess Code 4WU4JXMK for your chance to win the hostess benefils.  Click HERE for details!
  • August Stampin' Specials, Click HERE for details.
  • Join my team by August 31st and receive a FREE Project Kit in your Starter Kit, Click HERE for the scoop.
  • Participate in my Coast to Coast Stampin' Buddies and receive FREE step-by-step tutorials each month, free stamp sets and free buddie goodies!
  • Carve your own stamps!!  The NEW Undefined kit makes it easy, Click HERE for details!
  • Thinlits Card Dies are ready for you, get them today!  Click HERE for details.
  • Sign up today to start your Paper Pumpkin subscription with me and get your first two months for only $10 each!, go to www.barbspaperpumpkin.com to subscribe.
  • All Online Orders placed with me receive a Green Card.  Green isn't the color of the card, it means you can reuse it.
  •  View MY DIGITAL STUDIO software & downloads HERE.
  • I would love for you to Like Me on Facebook!
  • Follow me on Pinterest.

Witches' Brew Halloween Card

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Fun Halloween Card using items from the NEW Holiday Catalog!!  Another envelope liner, this could become addicting!  I also added a strip of the new Witches' Brew Designer Washit Tape!

Supplies - Holiday Catalog items in bold:
Stamps: Tags 4 You Wood #131820 or Clear #131823
Paper: Witches' Brew Designer Series Paper #132185, Very Vanilla, Basic Black, Pumpkin Pie, Very Vanilla Medium Envelopes
Ink: Pumpkin Pie, Basic Black Stampin' Write Markers
Accessories: Label Bracket Punch #132153, Envelope Liners Framelits Dies #132172, Big Shot Machine #113439
Embellishments: Witches' Brew Designer Washi Tape #132156,  Neutrals Candy Dots #130934

Order your Stampin' Up! Supplies in my Online Store
www.shoppingwithbarb.com

What's Going On: 
  • Mystery Hostess Party - place your orders in my Online Store at www.shoppingwithbarb.com and use Hostess Code 4WU4JXMK for your chance to win the hostess benefils.  Click HERE for details!
  • August Stampin' Specials, Click HERE for details.
  • Join my team by August 31st and receive a FREE Project Kit in your Starter Kit, Click HERE for the scoop.
  • Participate in my Coast to Coast Stampin' Buddies and receive FREE step-by-step tutorials each month, free stamp sets and free buddie goodies!
  • Carve your own stamps!!  The NEW Undefined kit makes it easy, Click HERE for details!
  • Thinlits Card Dies are ready for you, get them today!  Click HERE for details.
  • Sign up today to start your Paper Pumpkin subscription with me and get your first two months for only $10 each!, go to www.barbspaperpumpkin.com to subscribe.
  • All Online Orders placed with me receive a Green Card.  Green isn't the color of the card, it means you can reuse it.
  •  View MY DIGITAL STUDIO software & downloads HERE.
  • I would love for you to Like Me on Facebook!
  • Follow me on Pinterest.

Season of Style Christmas Card

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Quick and easy Christmas Card. :-)  Notice the coordinating Envelope, we have a set of dies to create matching envelope liners!!!  Woo Hoo!!

Supplies - Holiday Catalog items in bold:
Stamps: Christmas Messages Wood #131790 or Clear #13179
Paper: Season of Style Designer Series Paper #132340, Whisper White, Basic Black, Crumb Cake, Whisper White Medium Envelopes
Accessories: Envelope Liners Framelits Dies #132172, Bitty Banner Framlelits #129267
Embellishments: White Stampin' Chalk Marker #132133,  Regals Designer Buttons #130029, Cherry Cobbler Baker's Twine #123125

Order your Stampin' Up! Supplies in my Online Store
www.shoppingwithbarb.com

What's Going On: 
  • Mystery Hostess Party - place your orders in my Online Store at www.shoppingwithbarb.com and use Hostess Code 4WU4JXMK for your chance to win the hostess benefils.  Click HERE for details!
  • August Stampin' Specials, Click HERE for details.
  • Join my team by August 31st and receive a FREE Project Kit in your Starter Kit, Click HERE for the scoop.
  • Participate in my Coast to Coast Stampin' Buddies and receive FREE step-by-step tutorials each month, free stamp sets and free buddie goodies!
  • Carve your own stamps!!  The NEW Undefined kit makes it easy, Click HERE for details!
  • Thinlits Card Dies are ready for you, get them today!  Click HERE for details.
  • Sign up today to start your Paper Pumpkin subscription with me and get your first two months for only $10 each!, go to www.barbspaperpumpkin.com to subscribe.
  • All Online Orders placed with me receive a Green Card.  Green isn't the color of the card, it means you can reuse it.
  •  View MY DIGITAL STUDIO software & downloads HERE.
  • I would love for you to Like Me on Facebook!
  • Follow me on Pinterest.