Seriously! It’s May!

Did April SWISH by for you? Actually, lets be REAL… did Jan, Feb, Mar, & April SWISH by for you? It did for me.  They always say that time flys when you are having fun and that is the TRUTH!  

Lots of exciting things going on.  I'm SO excited with the new products that will be coming in the new catalog. Speaking of the new catalog… Just an FYI for my customers who purchase through my Online Store—->  You will be receiving your BRAND new catalog in the Mail no later than May 31st.  Seriously, that is EXCITING!!  Just beware, your online orders excludes our FREE digital downloads.

If you haven't placed an order with me now is a GREAT time.  Check out my Rewards Zone and receive DOUBLE points until Saturday, May 4th! WOOT!  


Okay, let's talk Paper Pumpkin for a minute. 

Kimberly Van Diepen


I almost fell on the concrete when I opened my package this month.  The stamp images this month just put the biggest smile on my face and scared me a little.  You see, the saying "I love your GUTS" is something I've been saying for quite a few years.  


Long ago my bestie said that to me and I laughed so hard and it made me smile.  I loved that expression and we've been saying it to each other for years.  I never hear it used and thought it was so unique.  To see it on a stamp image just blew me away.  


So why was I scared? I thought maybe Stampin' Up! bugged my house.  Ha ha ha!  Who knows what the next stamp image  could be.  Now you should be scared. _MG_2264

Many of the elements on this card are from the Paper Pumpkin Kit.  The Blue wavy DSP and the Quote bubble are just too cute.  I added the First Edition DSP and just did a crazy stitch around the paper for extra flare as well as added the Honeycomb Textured embossing folder.  



Tip: When stamping on the bubble stickers let the ink dry.  If you look closely I have a little smudge aournd the espresso ink.  You will want to let it dry good before you touch it and set it on your project.  

The last thing I added was the Linen Thread and Rhinestones. Love the extra addition of the two.  

So….. If you haven't joined Paper Pumpkin yet I think you should give it a try.  While the projects are SUPER DUPER simple, the exclusive stamp images are truly priceless.  I am SO SO thankful I signed up for this month.  These images cannot be purchased else where.  


Make sure to sign up before the 10th of May so you can get on board with this great program.  


P.S. You won't know what you are getting in the mail… it's a suprise. That's the best part of the entire thing.  If you have a young kids who like to craft, get them involved. My 10 year old LOVES this!  She gets together with her friend and they craft TOGETHER! How sweet is this?? Seriously, 19.95! You can't beat it!  Join Paper Pumpkin TODAY!!

P.S.S. There *might* be a month where you don't like the images. That's OKAY!  This makes a perfect gift for a pre-teen and up!  It's PERFECT to re-gift! 

Stamp set: Paper Pumpkin- April  Cardstock: Crumb Cake, Early Espresso Ink: Early Espresso, Marina Mist

Accessories:   Linen Thread (104199), Honeycomb Texture Embossing Folder (129378), Basic Rhinestones (119246), Stitching


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  1. Carol Carriveau

    Your creations always leave me smiling and feeling amazed at your wonderful creativity!

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