Starburst Sayings Happy Birthday – Stampin’ Up!

One quick announcement before I get to my card, I’m trying to “clean up” the bar that runs along the side of my blog.  One of the things that I’ve done is move all of the new or not in any of the catalogs items to their own page.  I’ve added a click button on the side of my blog that says, “What’s new at Stampin’ Up!” and I’ve got a page tab at the top named the same thing.  When you click on either one, you’ll see a list of all of those items.  So now they’re going to be all in one spot!  Hope that helps you to find the things that you need.  Let me know if you have any comments or suggestions.  🙂

I’ve been having some fun making cards with the Starburst Sayings stamp set from Stampin’ Up!  I saw this card made by Mary Jo Price-Williams and thought that it was such a cool way to use the sentiment, so I had to give it a try too!  My card design was inspired by Mojo Monday 336.

Starburst Sayings 1 - Stamp With Amy K

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I started by embossing a panel of Coastal Cabana Core’dinations Card Stock (from the 2013-15 In Color Core’dinations Card Stock pack) with the Chevron Embossing Folder (on sale for 25% off through Mar 17).  Since I wanted the chevron pattern to run side-to-side rather than up and down, I cut the panel in half and embossed the two halves separately.  An easy trick, especially since the seam would be hidden with the layers on top.

Starburst Sayings - Stamp With Amy K

I sanded the raised areas with my Stampin’ Sanding Block and adhered the embossed panels to a Real Red card base with SNAIL. Then I adhered a layer of Real Red card stock and a panel cut from the Fresh Prints DSP Stack to the card front with SNAIL.

Starburst Sayings 3 - Stamp With Amy K

I stamped the sentiment from the Starburst Sayings stamp set (wood mount and clear mount) in Real Red ink on a Whisper White panel and I cut it out with the matching Starburst Framelits die.  I adhered it with SNAIL to a circle that I’d cut from Real Red card stock with one of the Circles Collection Framelits dies.

You can purchase the Starburst Sayings stamp set and matching Starburst Framelits Dies in a bundle and save 15% (wood mount and clear mount).

Starburst Sayings 2 - Stamp With Amy K

I stamped the birthday sentiment from the You’re Amazing stamp set (wood mount and clear mount) in Real Red ink on a Whisper White panel, trimmed it closely, punched the end with the Hexagon Punch and adhered it with SNAIL to the card front.  I added two Basic Metal Buttons that I’d tied Silver Baker’s Twine through, adhering them with Glue Dots, to finish the card front.

Fresh Prints DSP - Stamp With Amy K

I added a strip of leftover Fresh Prints DSP and a strip of Real Red card stock to a Whisper White panel inside the card.

You can find a complete list of supplies, including card stock cuts, at the very bottom of this post.

March Hostess Code:  7EX39D27

Use this hostess code when you order and receive a free gift from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift!


Free Markers With New My Paper Pumpkin Subscription Ending Soon!

Dates: January 11-February 10, 2014 through March 31, 2014!

The Details:

Stampin’ Up! has extended the free marker promotion for new Paper Pumpkin subscribers!  New subscribers who sign up on the My Paper Pumpkin page between January 11 and March 31, 2014, will receive a FREE set of 2012-2014 In Color Stampin’ Write Markers -a $14.95  value-with their Welcome Kit.

The Fine Print

  • This special offer is only valid for new subscribers.
  • You must sign up at My Paper Pumpkin.
  • The markers will be sent with your Welcome Kit.  No coupon code is required. Anyone who signs up for a Paper Pumpkin membership during the promotion dates will get a set of 2012-2014 In Color Stampin’ Write Markers.

I saw another sneak peek at the March kit and it’s awesome!!  Mine should be arriving any day now and I’ll be sure to share it when it does.  Did you see the cute gift bags in the February kit?  If not, head over to my Facebook page and check out my post from February 23.


Weekly Deals From Stampin’ Up! Mar 11-17

Here are the Weekly Deals from Stampin’ Up!

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Click here to see the Weekly Deals from Stampin’ Up! in my online store.  The Weekly Deals are only while supplies last and only available at these great prices through March 17.


If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator.  Just click on the Order Stampin’ Up! Online Now button on the right side of the screen to go directly to my online store or drop me an email if you have any questions.

Happy Stamping!


  • It’s Sale-a-bration time!!  You’ll get a free item from Stampin’ Up! for every $50 that you purchase between now and March 31!  Click on my Stampin’ Up! Promotions page for more information!
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Stampin’ Up! items used to create this card:

Stamps:  You’re Amazing (132103 wood, 126722 clear); Starburst Sayings (133182 wood 133185 clear)

Dies, Punches & Embossing Folders:  Starburst Framelits Dies (132967); Circles Collection Framelits Dies (130911); Hexagon Punch (130919); Chevron Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (127749)

Embellishments:  Basic Metal Buttons (133319); Silver Baker’s Twine (132975)

Card Stock:  Real Red (102482) – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base, 3-3/8″ x 4″ panel, Circles Collection Famelits die cut, 5/8″ x 4″ strip (inside card); Whisper White (100730) – Starburst Framelits die cut, 5/8″ x 3″ strip, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card); Fresh Prints Designer Series Paper Stack (132996) – 3-1/4″ x 4″ panel, 1/2″ x 4″ strip (inside card); 2013-15 In Color Core’dinations Card Stock (129958)

Ink:  Real Red Classic Stampin’ Pad (126949)

Tools:  Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (113439); Stampin’ Sanding Block (129367)

Adhesive:  SNAIL (104332); Glue Dots (103683)

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