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Blossoming Basket Card and Paper Pumpkin Special Offer


I finally got to play with my favorite Sale-a-bration stamp set Blossoming Basket! The stamp set is part of a Bundle that also includes the Basket Weave Dynamic Textured Impressions™ Embossing Folder.  You can earn this bundle of products FREE with a purchase of $100 (before shipping and tax) during Sale-a-bration.


I embossed the basket image on watercolor paper using the Versamark Pad and white embossing powder. I then colored the image in with an aquapainter using Crumb Cake ink, old olive and Blushing Bride ink. Blushing Bride ink is very pale, so instead of just squeezing the stampin’pad to pick up ink on the lid, I used a drop of the ink refill. That way I got more intense Blushing Bride color for the blooms. I added a little Sahara Sand ink to the bottom of the basket just for a just watered plant look.


The little butterfly image is just darling! I stamped him with the Black Archival Stampin’Pad and watercolored him with the Aquapainter using Old Olive, Blushing Bride and Crushed Curry ink. Using a drop from the refills to pick up the color. I embossed a strip of Crumb Cake Cardstock using the Basket Weave Dynamic Textured Impressions™ Embossing Folder that comes with the bundle. I cut the Burlap Ribbon into strips for the little twine bow on the handle of the basket.


I hope you like my card and it inspires you to CREATE! Take advantage of  Stampin’Up!’s best promotion of the year Sale-a-bration! This promotion ends March 31!

Blossoming Basket Clear-Mount Bundle

Blossoming Basket Bundle clear mount #147505 wood mount 147504

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Don’t forget my March Host code special offer of FREE combo pack of Old Olive Stampin’Blends Alcohol markers! Just enter the code TF6TZZM3 in the host code box in my online store when your total order comes to $75 (before shipping and tax) ! These markers are $9.00 retail price and you will get them FREE from me. More info on this offer here.

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Do you like the convenience of having all your stamping supplies at your fingertips in a kit! Then Paper Pumpkin is for you! I just want to let you all know about this promotion that ends May 10! If you are a new subscriber to the monthly Paper Pumpkin program you get 50% off your first 2 months! Just use code SAVEFIFTY0418 when you sign up.

Prepaid Subscriptions

Remember you have complete control over your subscription! You can skip a month whenever you want to by just logging in to your account and suspend that months kit, just do so my the 10th of the month. You can cancel also at anytime! Paper Pumpkin makes a great gift too! Here is a link to find out more or to sign up for the Paper Pumpkin kits.

Happy Papercrafting,



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