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Look for the Possibilities

Yes, Stampin’ Up is having a paper sale….a Buy 3, Get 1 Free sale on select Designer Series Paper.  You can read about that HERE.  But did you know that you can also shop in the Clearance Rack section….and find paper there too?  This pack of paper is called Year of Cheer and it is only $5.20!  There are 12 pieces of 12”x12” paper – you get three of each design.  The regular price is $13.00!

194438D1-EE79-4258-B434-823CBD8F0C8DIt is beautiful foil paper, and you can’t tell from this picture, but it has a special Metallic-like shine on the designs and is great for coloring using ink daubers and Stampin’ Blends markers, aqua painters, etc.   Sure, the title of the paper, Year of Cheer, suggests holiday paper….Christmas and New Years come right to my mind,  but by using the right colors, you can create beautiful cards for other holidays and occasions too.  If you used reds & blues on the the paper in the top left corner….they could be fireworks.CC8402BE-9EF3-4B97-A7A9-E314ABF7AA27  Or choose softer colors and that same paper, and you can color it to look more like a field of flowers. 2623582B-81E6-4328-B9CD-DD435CE3E6C1 The checkerboard paper in the top right corner could be cut into rectangles and squares and wrapped with a little ribbon and ta-da! instant presents to put on the front of a birthday or Christmas card.57FAF2F4-08B1-48EF-A231-84C4D598278C  And what about those copper leaves?  They would be beautiful for an autumn or Thanksgiving card.4BA1E603-62A5-472D-9B25-663F5B8F12BF  And of course there is always the bottom right paper….snowflakes for Christmas…..one of my favorite times of the year and as fast as this year seems to be flying by, the holidays will be here befor you can snap your fingers!A972DE70-0590-49C6-8271-6F75CC363294

And remember when I told you there was a metallic sheen on the paper?  Well out in the sunshine is the perfect place to find it.

So when you’re checking out the great Buy 3, Get One Free Offer for the current Designer Series Paper….don’t forget to click on the Clearance Rack and see what great deals you can find!

This is what you will need to make these cards:

Fireworks Card:
Real Red Cardstock – Cut 5 1/2” x 8 1/2”;  Score at 4 1/4”; Scrap for Scallop Circle
Whisper White Cardstock – scrap for circle
Year of Cheer Designer Series Paper – Cut 5 1/4” x 4”
Ink:  Real Red, Night of Navy and Pacific Point (Use a Sponge Dauber to dab on the ink)
Stitched Shapes Framelits
Ribbon & sparkly embellishments
Amazing You Stamp Set (for sentiment)

Flower Card:
Daffodil Delight Cardstock – Cut 5 1/2” x 8 1/2”; Score at 4 1/4”
Whisper White Cardstock – Cut 5 1/4” x 4” (for inside); Cut 2” x 5 1/4”; Scrap for Oval
Year of Cheer Designer Series Paper – Cut 2” x 5 1/4”
Pool Party Ink – Use dauber on the Whisper White for background, flowers & sentiment
Stampin’ Blends in Daffodil Delight Light & Dark (for flower centers)
Daffodil Delight Ribbon and Enamel Dots

Thankful Card
Soft Suede Cardstock – Cut 5 1/2” x 8 1/2”; Scored at 4 1/4”
Pumpkin Pie Cardstock – Cut 5 1/4” x 4”, small strip cut 5 1/4” x 1/4” (for inside bottom)
Year of Cheer Designer Series Paper (leaves) – Cut 5” x 3 3/4”
Whisper White Cardstock – Cut 5 1/4” x 4” (for inside); plus scrap for stitched oval
Pumpkin Pie Ink – for sentiment (from Endless Thanks Stamp Set) and light background
Pumpkin Pie Ribbon

Birthday Card:
Whisper White Thick Cardstock – Cut 5 1/2” x 8 1/2”; Scored at 4 1/4”
Whisper White Cardstock – Cut 5 1/4” x 4” (embossed with Happy Birthday (Cuttlebug)
Year of Cheer Designer Series Paper – Checkerboard – Cut two presents using squares on paper as guide (3×3 and 3×5)
White ribbon

Christmas Card:
Whisper White Thick Cardstock – Cut 5 1/2” x 8 1/2”; Scored at 4 1/4”
Whisper White Cardstock – Cut 1 3/8” x 3 1/2” (for sentiment)
Gold Foil – Cut 1 1/2” x 3 1/4”
Year of Cheer Designer Series Paper (checkerboard) – Cut 5 1/4” x 4”
Year of Cheer Designer Series Paper (Snowflake) – Cut 5 1/4” x 1 1/2”
Layering Circles Framelits – use to cut out 1 snowflake
Triple Banner Punch
Gold Ribbon

Are you missing supplies to make these cards?  Click on the link below for my online store and purchase what you need. (The Clearance Rack is listed in the left sidebar)  And please don’t forget to use the Hostess Code (found in the sidebar) when prompted! 

LET’S GO SHOPPING!

Happy Stamping!
Patricia

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