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April 2014

Retiring Stamp Sets - Amazing Family

The Amazing Family stamp set has a Bohoish look to it that I really like. I used it on both of these cards.

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I created a chalkboard look on this card.  After embossing the words and flourish in white, I took a Stampin' Sponge and lightly rubbed White Craft Ink all over the Basic Black Card Stock.

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I will be shipping the New Catalogs upon my return from my upcoming cruise.  Click HERE to see how you can get it FREE.

Retired-logo_smallRetiring Lists - Items available through June 4th or while supplies last.

View the Retiring Stamps list via PDF or EXCEL FILE

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 I have recently migrated to a new email/RSS delivery service. The old service, Feedburner hasn't been working properly and rumor has it that it may be shutting down altogether with little or no notice. In order to reactivate service for those subscribers who aren't getting my blog updates, I have moved the email and RSS delivery service to Feedblitz.

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Do you want the New 2014-2015 Stampin' Up! Catalog?

WOO HOO!!  Since I am a Demonstrator, I received my complimentary copy of the new catalog in the mail Monday.  It is AWESOME!!!  So many samples, duplicatable samples, new stamp sets, new ribbons, new dies, new In Colors and more!

You can get your Catalog FREE from me if:
*You are a current club member
*You are a Be a Big Shot at Home participant - the next round starts May 15th, click HERE for info on joining, a $150 gift certificate is given to you at the completion of the class series.
*You are a loyal customer (not sure if you qualify, please Email me)
*You are none of the above but are willing to pay the mailing fee of $5.95 (see below)

All Catalog Packages are prepped by me and include the catalog, wish list, sample of the new In Colors and a special suprise!!

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Even if you don't fall into any of the catagories listed above, I am happy to supply you with a new catalog, I just ask that you pay the mailing fee of $5.95

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**I will start processing all catalog orders upon my return from the Stampin' Up! Cruise which will be the week of May 12th.


Retiring Stamp Sets - Clockworks

Clockworks is another stamp set on the Retiring Stamp Set List that is wonderful for Manly Cards.  I don't know about you but when I set out to make a card, I usually gravitate to my more girly supplies, pretty colors and things that sparkle.  I do have Manly Cards on my blog....  

Check out more Manly Cards on my blog HERE.

Clockworksinkytape Follow Me on PinterestThe lines on this card were created with a Techinique I call Inky Tape.  You take varying widths of Painter's Tape and/or Masking Tape and press them into your ink pads and then across your card stock to transfer the ink. 

BARB'S TIP: Press the tape onto your jeans once or twice before pressing it onto your ink pad, this will protect your ink pads. 

This was a technique that I taught at one of my local Technique Geek Classes, purchase my Technique Geek Files HERE.

Retired-logo_smallRetiring Lists - Items available through June 4th or while supplies last.

View the Retiring Stamps list via PDF or EXCEL FILE

View the Retiring Accessories list via PDF or EXCEL FILE

 

 

 

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My 8th Annual While I am Crusin' Special is coming later this week so be sure to check back.


Please Read- I'm Changing the Delivery of my Blog Updates!

I have recently migrated to a new email/RSS delivery service.  The old service, Feedburner hasn't been working properly and rumor has it that it may be shutting down altogether with little or no notice.  In order to reactivate service for those subscribers who aren't getting my blog updates, I have moved the email and RSS delivery service to Feedblitz.

•If you are a current email subscriber and you are reading this as an email in your inbox - everything is fine and you don't need to do anything.
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Thanks to all of you who have contacted me to let me know you weren't receiving my updates, and I appreciate your patience during this transition.


Retiring Stamp Sets - Betsy's Blossoms

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Here's a fun card using the Betsy's Blossoms stamp set.  It is one of the sets on the retiring stamp set list.  Pretty straight forward stamping.  The Retiring Scallop Trim Border Punch was used on the Pear Pizzazz strip down the right side.

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My Be a Big Shot at Home Class starts again in May and I would love for you to join us! You receive supplies to create super cute projects like this box with a Spiral Flower.
Click to download the information sheet ----> Download Be_A_Big_Shot_May2014I look forward to stamping with you! 

 

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Secret Garden with Colored Embossing

I received this gorgeous card in a swap!  It uses a retiring stamp set along with four of our retiring embossing powders.

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The images were stamped in Versamark on Basic Black Card Stock one at a time.  After stamping an image multiple times, sprinkle on your choice of colored embossing powder and heat set.  Stamp the next image, sprinkle the next color and heat emboss.  Repeat with remaining images and embossing powders to create this gorgeous background.  Cover the piece of Basic Black with a piece of Card Stock Vellum to mute the colors a bit.  Add your large flower image and a pennant with a greeting of your choice to finish it off.

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My 8th Annual While I am Crusin' Special is coming later this week so be sure to check back.

Retired-logo_smallRetiring Lists - Items available through June 4th or while supplies last

View the Retiring Stamps list via PDF or EXCEL FILE

View the Retiring Accessories list via PDF or EXCEL FILE


Lovin' the Gold!

We have a number of gold colored products and I used a bunch of them to create a wedding card for a friend. Here are the gold products I had to choose from.

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I created the file folder tabs with the Envelope Punch Board and stamped the splatter image from Gorgeous Grunge in our Gold Metallic Encore Pad all over the front.  The Gold Metallic Encore Ink was coated with our Gold Stampn' Emboss Powder and heat set.

The Fringe Scissors were used on a strip of Gold Foil Sheet that was adhered to the bottom of the card.  I then added to a strip of our Gold Fancy Foil Designer Vellum that was placed over the same sized strip of Very Vanilla.

I trimmed the vellum with a string of our Gold Sequin Trim and the Mr. & Mrs. image was added with Stampin' Dimensionals..

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SpiralflowertopsideMy Be a Big Shot at Home Class starts again in May and I would love for you to join us!  You receive supplies to create super cute projects like this box with a Spiral Flower.
Click to download the information sheet ----> Download Be_A_Big_Shot_May2014

I look forward to stamping with you!

 

Retired-logo_smallRetiring Lists - Items available through June 4th or while supplies last

View the Retiring Stamps list via PDF or EXCEL FILE

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Pre-Paid Paper Pumpkin Subscriptions!

You can now order Pre-Paid My Paper Pumpkin Subscriptions for yourself or a friend!

Choose the subscription length of your choice, and you will receive a redemption code that you (or your friend) can use  to redeem your subscription at www.barbspaperpumpkin.com.

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Choose from the following subscriptions, the prices already include the shipping charge so only tax will be charged.

137858   1 month  $19.95
137859   3 months  $59.85 
137860   6 months  $113.70 -- save $1 per month 
137861 12 months  $215.40 -- save $2 per month, that's almost $25!
 
How It Works:
1.When you place your order, you will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to redeem the prepaid subscription.
2.If the subscription if for yourself,  go to www.barbspaperpumpikin.com and enter the redemption code.
3. If the subscription is for a friend, forward the email you receive with the redemption code to them.
4. Start enjoying your monthly Paper Pumpkin project kit the very next month!

Get more information on my Paper Pumpkin Subscription Page.

 


Retiring Stamp Sets - Oh, Hello

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Super Simple Note Card today using the Oh, Hello set from the Retiring Stamp Sets list.

ThankyouI stamped the large oval chevron image in Calypso Coral and paper pierced around it with our Occasions Paper-Piercing Pack.  The "thanks image is from another retiring set called Thanks & Hello and after I stamped the greeting, I cut it out with one of the banners in the Bitty Banners Framelits set.  Added a few Rhinestone Basic Jewels and DONE!!  Less than 10 minutes for sure.

Retired-logo_smallRetiring Lists - Items available through June 4th or while supplies last

View the Retiring Stamps list via PDF or EXCEL FILE

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Order these products in my store at www.shoppingwithbarb.com and they ship FREE through Friday!! 

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Winner Winner!!

Congratulations to Geri Stringer, she is the winner of my You Might Be Psychic Contest this year.  She got 10 out of her 12 guesses correct.

Geri received a $20 gift certificate from me to put towards her next order. :-)

If you participated but did not win, I will be sending you an email regarding your coupon towards an order in June.

Thanks to everyone who played, let's do it again next year!!


Colored Glimmer Paper!

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This card is from my Technique Geeks Class last month. We learned how to color our Silver Glimmer Paper.

We took a square of the Silver Glimmer Paper and used a Sponge Dauber and the Raspberry Ripple Ink Pad to dab the color onto the paper.  Keep dabbing the color on until it is the color you want.  Punched the shapes out with the Pansy Punch and Petite Petals Punch....so easy!

I added a few leaf sprigs from the Owl Builder Punch behind the flowers and attached them to a piece of Pink Pirouette card stock cropped with the Extra Large Oval Punch.  Pearls were added to the flower middles.

Here is a close up of the colored glimmer paper flowers:

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In the above sample, I added some Raspberry Ripple Stitched Satin Ribbon around the middle of the card.  For the one below, I used the Primrose Petals ribbon.  Not sure which one I like better, I would love you to comment below and let me know your favorite.

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Retiring Stamp Sets - Create a Cupcake, Bring on the Cake

Thank you for your patience while Typepad fixes the problems you have had viewing my blog this past week. They are hopeful that they have found a solution. I appreciate you hanging in there with me.
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Here is a fun card that was offered at a recent Monthly Card Buffet Class.  We used two retiring sets, Create a Cupcake and Bring on the Cake.  They go together so well. :-) 

Free_ship_smallYou can order either or both of these sets by Friday and pay no shipping.  That's right, FREE SHIPPING through Friday.

Retired-logo_smallPlease note that retiring items are selling out.  The 2012-2014 In Color Reinkers and most Card Stocks are gone along with some wheels and Big Shot items.  You can shop in my store and see pictures of everything on both lists HERE.  Be sure to click "Show All" under the logo to see everything on one page.

Retiring Lists

  • Retiring Stamps (Available April 21-June 4, 2014, or while supplies last)
  • Retiring Accessories (Available April 21-June 4, 2014, or while supplies last)

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Retiring Lists are Here!

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All retiring items are available while supplies last and this includes the stamp sets.
Retiring items SHIP FREE through April 25th, no minimum purchase.
Things are already selling out, please place your orders now to get what you want.

You can place your orders in my Online Store at
www.shoppingwithbarb.com
 
Use either Hostess Code for a FREE set of greeting cards.
HOSTESS CODES: ZKDQ6M76  or  TGM6UAPG
If your order is over $150, please don't use the hostess code, take the hostess benefits for yourself.

 
Retiring Accessories List  Download Retiring_accessories
Retiring Stamp Set List - Alphabetical   Download Retiring_stamps_alphabetical

Retiring Stamp Set List - By Page Number   Download Retiring_stamps_by_page

See pictures of all the retiring items by visiting my store:  VIEW RETIRING PRODUCTS  

 


Blessed Easter Tulips

I used the Blessed Easter single stamp from the Occasions Catalog to make this card. I colored the tulips with my Many Marvelous Markers set and the 2013-2015 In Color Stampin' Write Markers. 
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You can save $10 by ordering your Many Marvelous Markers set this week with FREE Shipping!  It also comes with the carrying case that will also hold both of In Color Markers sets.
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After coloring the tulips, I added some Dazzling Diamonds Glitter with our 2-Way Glue Pen.  The Wisteria Wonder panels were run through the Big Shot Machine with the Scallops Textured Impressions Embossing Folder.

I also added a fun accent to the left edge of my focal point using my Fringe Scissors and our Silver Stampin' Glitter.

The panels started as a single piece measuring 3-3/4 x 5.  Run it through the Big Shot with the Scallops Folder. Slide the piece into your Stampin' Trimmer with the short side at the top, cutting it in half at 1-7/8".  Remove these two pieces and place each one back in the trimmer one at a time and cut at 1-1/2" .

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FREE Shipping on all orders, any size starts Monday!!

Also, the retiring stamp sets and retiring accessories list will post Monday, check back as I will have the lists posted here on my blog.

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