Today's the Day!

Hey there! YES today is THE DAY we've all been waiting for and I've been praying about for over 15 years! Today my oldest baby boy is getting married!

Mr & Mrs Troy Payne

I took this pic several weeks ago when someone gave me this present to pass along to Troy and his bride-to-be, Grace. I have to admit I shed a few happy tears to see the title on the card.

Lots to do today. Hair do's for me and Darcy (the "flower pot" as she calls herself) and I get to put on my princess dress and dance with my son at the reception! I can hardly wait!

Tomorrow's post will be a pre-scheduled Sunday Swap Day, and then Monday I will share the favors I created for the Rehearsal Dinner.

Hopefully Tuesday I will have some actual wedding pics to share.

Love to you all!

Until then, have a Stampingrox! day!

 


Stampin' Up! Painted Seasons Amazing Birthday!

Hey there! Things are really starting to get exciting around here! Tonight is my son's wedding rehearsal and tomorrow is the WEDDING! We are all so excited! To be honest, I scheduled all of the posts you've seen this week last weekend to make sure I got them done! lol!

I created today's card with the Painted Seasons & Part of My Story stamp sets, both Sale-a-bration choices, and the Story Label Punch, a March exclusive punch!

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I used the "rock n roll" technique to ink the bloom with both So Saffron and Powder Pink ink before stamping on the white card stock. Get the directions to learn how to "rock n roll" when you download my free tutorial near the end of this post.

I punched the greeting and the mat layers with the exclusive-to-March Story Label Punch. Get yours this month before it's gone!

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I used one of my favorite birthday sentiments from Humming Along inside.

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Free instructions with measurements and tips to download:

Download Painted Seasons Amazing Birthday

My project supply list – for easy ordering just click  the  links  below:

Glue Dots
$5.25

Shop in my online store:  http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps     use Host Code: MFHEJDJ6

Order from my online store through March 31st will receive this Hello Cupcake card from me:

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Order $50 (before tax & shipping) choose a free Sale-a-bration product!

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Including these 3rd Release products!

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Purchase the Starter Kit during Sale-a-bration, choose $175 of products for only $99! Add the Sale-a-bration Recruit-Exclusive Craft & Carry Tote for only $30 more!

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Call me:  618-237-6281
Email me: carol@carolpaynestamps.com

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!


Stampin' Up! Fable Friends Baby Bunny Box!

Hey there! Today I have a Baby Bunny Mini Pizza Box  with the Fable Friends set!

I used Mini Pizza Boxes and Pearlized Doilies that are among the many free items you can choose from when you place a $50 order in my online store through March 31st!

This box would be perfect for a tiny baby bracelet or gift card!

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I did a little masking technique to stamp the "darling baby" behind the Stampin' Blends colored bunny. Download my free tutorial at the end of this post for the full masking and coloring instructions.

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I used the Cute Crew Punch, exclusive to the Cute Crew Punch Box, to punch the greeting. I sponged the edges of the label with Powder Pink ink and added a knotted piece of Whisper White Polka Dot Tulle Ribbon with a glue dot.

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I turned the white Mini Pizza Box, which has a food-safe lining, Powder Pink, by rolling it with a Sponge Brayer.

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Free instructions with measurements and tips to download:

Download Fable Friends Baby Bunny Box

My project supply list – for easy ordering just click  the  links  below:

Glue Dots
$5.25

Shop in my online store: http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps    use Host Code: MFHEJDJ6

Any order placed in my online store through March 31st will receive this Hello Cupcake card from me:

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With every $50 order (before tax & shipping) choose a free Sale-a-bration product!

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Purchase the Starter Kit during Sale-a-bration, choose $175 of products for only $99! Add the Sale-a-bration Recruit-Exclusive Craft & Carry Tote for only $30 more!

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Call me:  618-237-6281
Email me: carol@carolpaynestamps.com

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!


Stampin' Up! Fable Friends Mini Pizza Box!

Hey there! Today I have an adorable little giftable created with a Stampin' Up! Mini Pizza Box and the Fable Friends set!

I love to make little gifty-type things, but I'm hesitant to give them to my grandchildren because, of course, their little hands and short attention spans are hard on paper crafts.  However, I think this Mini Pizza Box may survive even two-year-old Ivory's little hands!

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I colored this little bunny with my Stampin' Blends Alcohol Markers. See the supply list below for the colors used.

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I used three Sale-a-bration freebies on this project: Mini Pizza Boxes,  Pearlized Doilies, and Painted Seasons Designer Paper. Each one is free with a $50 product order from my online store.

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Free instructions with measurements and tips to download:

Download Fable Friends Easter Box

My project supply list – for easy ordering just click  the  links  below:

Shop in my online store:   http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps use Host Code: MFHEJDJ6

Any order placed in my online store through March 31st will receive this Hello Cupcake card from me:

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Order at least $50 (before tax & shipping) choose a free Sale-a-bration product!

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Purchase the Starter Kit during Sale-a-bration, choose $175 of products for only $99! Add the Sale-a-bration Recruit-Exclusive Craft & Carry Tote for only $30 more!

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Call me:  618-237-6281
Email me: carol@carolpaynestamps.com

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

All images ©Stampin'Up!™1990-2019

 


Stampin' Up! Sunday Swap Day Birthdays!

Hey there! It's time for Sunday Swap Day! yay! Today I have a collection of birthday swaps to share created with the Sweetest Thing and Birthday Cheer sets from the Occasions Catalog! These cards are so bright and cheery!

Birthday Cheer and Buffalo Check by Karen Kurz:

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I love the pop-out inside!

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Birthday Cheer with How Sweet It Is Designer Series Paper by Cathy Miller:

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Such a fun sentiment:

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How Sweet It Is Designer with the Sweetest Thing stamp set by Tamie Ackerson:

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Sweetest Thing and How Sweet It Is Designer by Jan Farring:

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My project supply list – for easy ordering just click  the  links  below:

 

Shop in my online store:  http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps    use Host Code: MFHEJDJ6

Any order placed in my online store through March 31st will receive this Hello Cupcake card from me:

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Any order of at least $50 (before tax & shipping) choose a free Sale-a-bration product!

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Purchase the Starter Kit during Sale-a-bration, choose $175 of products for only $99! Add the Sale-a-bration Recruit-Exclusive Craft & Carry Tote for only $30 more!

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Call me:  618-237-6281
Email me: carol@carolpaynestamps.com

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

All images ©Stampin'Up!™1990-2019


Stampers Dozen Blog Hop March 2019 Sale-a-bration Coordination!

Hey there! Welcome to the Stamper's Dozen Blog Hop!

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Our theme for March is Sale-a-bration Coordination, so I the Painted Seasons Designer Paper to make a Christmas card!

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I stamped "WISHES" from More Than Words with Call Me Clover on Crumb Cake,  rubbed my embossing buddy to dry the ink, stamped "Christmas" with Versamark, sprinkled Copper embossing powder, then heated with my Heat Tool.

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I heat embossed the Painted Seasons pine cone with Copper powder, then cut with a Four Seasons Framelit.  Tea Room Ribbon Combo Pack ribbon makes an adorable tiny bow!

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I decided to leave the inside blank, except for the copper pine cone corners.

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Click the next person on the list for more  Sale-a-bration Coordination!

Stamper's Dozen March 2019 Blog Hop

  1. Patty Chenail – Stamp-Patty’s (Stamping in My Flops)
  2. Joanne Cantrell – Keep It Simple, Stampers
  3. Judy Garza – Creativity Released
  4. Bonnie O'Neill – Bonnie Stamped
  5. Carol Payne– Carol Payne Stamps
  6. Sharon Hashimoto Burkert – As the Ink Dries
  7. Debbie Naylor – Unfrogettable Stamping
  8. BJ Peters – StampinBJ

Free instructions with measurements and tips to download:

Download More Than Words Christmas

For easy ordering click  the  links  below:

Heat Tool
$30.00

 

Shop in my online store:   http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps    use Host Code: MFHEJDJ6

Any order placed in my online store through March 31st will receive this Hello Cupcake card from me.

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Any order of at least $50 (before tax & shipping) choose a free Sale-a-bration product!

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Purchase the Starter Kit during Sale-a-bration, choose $175 of products for only $99! Add the Sale-a-bration Recruit-Exclusive Craft & Carry Tote for only $30 more!

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Call me:  618-237-6281
Email me: carol@carolpaynestamps.com

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

All images ©Stampin'Up!™1990-2019

 

 

 

 


Stampin' Up! More Than Words!

Hey there! Today I have a sweet little card created with the Sale-a-bration Corrdination set, More Than Words, and the Occasions Catalog set, Needle & Thread! I combined More Than Words, the Needle & Thread Bundle, Needlepoint Nook Designer Series Paper, Story Label Punch, and the Doily Builder Thinlits to create this:

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I love this soft color combo of Balmy Blue, Night of Navy, Whisper White, and Silver Foil! I embossed the white layer behind the doily with the Tufted Dynamic folder to add to the soft look.

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I cut a butterfly with a Needlpoint Elements die from Vellum and then colored with Night of Navy Light & Dark Stampin' Blends.

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The inside sentiment is from the Sale-a-bration freebie, Part of My Store, accented with  Needle & Thread butterflies.

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Free instructions with measurements and tips to download:

Download More Than Words

My project supply list – for easy ordering just click  the  links  below:

Big Shot
$110.00

Shop in my online store:  http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps    use Host Code: MFHEJDJ6

Any order placed in my online store through March 31st will receive this Hello Cupcake card from me.

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Any order of at least $50 (before tax & shipping) choose a free Sale-a-bration product!

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Purchase the Starter Kit during Sale-a-bration, choose $175 of products for only $99! Add the Sale-a-bration Recruit-Exclusive Craft & Carry Tote for only $30 more!

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Call me:  618-237-6281
Email me: carol@carolpaynestamps.com

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

All images ©Stampin'Up!™1990-2019


Stampin' Up! Hello Cupcake Celebrate Banner!

Hey there! Today I want to share with you the banner I created for our family birthday celebrations. Every month that one of our family has a birthday we gather to celebrate!

I was inspired to create today's banner from a card I shared with you last month  HERE.

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I used the Buffalo Check background with Real Red ink on Very Vanilla for the pennants, then layered doilies cut with the Doily Builder Thinlits Dies.

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After sponging the doilies with Crumb Cake ink, I added the cupcake and pedestal with Stampin' Dimensionals.

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I cut three of each Early Espresso letter with the Large Letter Thinlits Dies, then glued each letter together to create a stacked letter before gluing to the banner. To add the pennants to the twine I simply folded the top of the Buffalo Check-stamped layer about 1/2-inch from the top and then stapled it over the twine. This leaves the pennants adjustable to be closer or farther apart as I decide.

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My project supply list – for easy ordering just click  the  links  below:

Stamparatus
$49.00
Big Shot
$110.00

Shop in my online store:  http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps   use Host Code: MFHEJDJ6

Any order placed in my online store through March 31st will receive this Hello Cupcake card from me.

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Any order of at least $50 (before tax & shipping) choose a free Sale-a-bration product!

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Purchase the Starter Kit during Sale-a-bration, choose $175 of products for only $99! Add the Sale-a-bration Recruit-Exclusive Craft & Carry Tote for only $30 more!

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Call me:  618-237-6281
Email me: carol@carolpaynestamps.com

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

All images ©Stampin'Up!™1990-2019


Stampin' Up! Sunday Swap Day, a Mix!

Hey there! Today is Sunday Swap Day, the day I share great inspiration from swaps I receive monthly! Today I have a fun mix of cards, starting with the Sale-a-bration's So Hoppy Together!

Linda Pagel created a fun slider card with So Hoppy Together and Picture Perfect Birthday! So Hoppy Together is a limited-edition set that you can choose as your free item when you place a $50 order in my online store, but only until March 31st!

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When you pull the ribbon, the tag slides out and reveals another greeting behind the frog! "Happy Birthday" is from the Perennial Birthday set.

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Next, Lisa Marie Smith used the Occasions catalog set, Flowering Desert, dragging her inkpads over the background for an easy "desert-ish" look!

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Cindy Ewertz also used Flowering Desert, adding a bit of Gold Metallic Thread for some shine!

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All of the sentiments Cindy used are part of the Flowering Desert set!

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Finally, Lori Mueller heat-embossed a sentiment from Strong & Beautiful on a Night of Navy circle to really "pop" against the strips of Happiness Blooms Designer Series Paper!

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Projects supply list – for easy ordering just click  the  links  below:

 

Shop in my online store:  http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps   use Host Code: MFHEJDJ6

Any order placed in my online store through March 31st will receive this Hello Cupcake card from me.

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Any order of at least $50 (before tax & shipping) choose a free Sale-a-bration product!

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Purchase the Starter Kit during Sale-a-bration, choose $175 of products for only $99! Add the Sale-a-bration Recruit-Exclusive Craft & Carry Tote for only $30 more!

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Call me:  618-237-6281
Email me: carol@carolpaynestamps.com

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

All images ©Stampin'Up!™1990-2019

 


Stampin' Up! No Cards to Share Today!

Hey there! You read the title right,  no card today, but I want to share with you a new blogging schedule starting today. Honestly, I've realized I need to be a more gentle on  myself. For the past several years I've held myself to a rigid  schedule of blogging every day. With the exception of Sunday Swap Days I only share my original work. Original creations will continue, just the schedule of blogging is changing.

Creating every day, then photographing, editing, watermarking, writing a tutorial, and the blog post, can be exhausting. Some nights I've been falling asleep while my fingers are typing! God has been whispering in my heart that I needed to make some changes, but I didn't know what to change. I've been praying for guidance and He answered. I don't ever want to resist the Lord's direction.

I'm still doing workshops for my stamping friends and classes in my home. None of that will change, only my blogging schedule.

For now, I will share my creations on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and continue Sunday Swap Days. I don't know how long I will continue this schedule, but rest assured I am not quitting paper crafting!

I love to stamp and I love my job as a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator. I love my customers (stamping friends, really!) and I love the girls on my team, the Yes Mam! Stampers.

I love you, my blog readers. I hope you will understand why I need to make this change and will check back with me regularly.  I appreciate your willingness to come by my little piece of the blogging world to see what I have to share.

Any time you have a question or need help with something, please don't hesitate to comment here, send me an email, or text.

My contact info:

email: carol@carolpaynestamps.com

text: 618-237-6281

Stampin' Up! Online Shopping: http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps

I appreciate your business that helps keep me financially solvent so I can continue to create with new and fun Stampin' Up! products. The new Annual Catalog starts June 1st. I'm going with several of my team to Charlotte, NC in April for a fun Sneak Peek weekend hosted by Stampin' Up!

This blog post has ended up much longer than I intended, but I hope I've shared a little bit of my heart with you.

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

Carol