Perfectly Wrapped Affectionately Yours Shaker Card

Shake, Shake, Shake! Who doesn't love getting all the fun and sparkle of glitter & sequins without all the mess?!? This Girl!! This style of card is called a Shaker Card - and you do just that! Shake it and all the glitzy goodness in the center will fly around [inside the card!] and make your recipient smile! And possibly dance. Probably depends on the age of that person, for the dancing bit... but these are FUN cards! Stampin Up Affectionately Yours Perfectly Wrapped
Perfectly Wrapped stamp set makes some awesome stuff
besides that fabulous project kit! 
This is a card I made for a Stamping Event with my Demo Divas last month. You'll love making these shaker cards yourself, they're so easy now that we offer the Foam Adhesive Strips!
Get some great tips on making Shaker Cards HERE

I used the Perfectly Wrapped stamp set (item 141960). It has some darling greeting stamps, and fun little accents too, don't you think so?This stamp set was made to coordinate with the Perfectly Wrapped Project Kit (item 142139). Super cute giftables, 16 gift packages total, four each of four different options! You can see more of this beautiful project kit HERE
Wrapped stamp set (item 141960)
Perfectly Wrapped Project Kit (item 142139)

 To make the card I also used the beautiful new Affectionately Yours Specialty Designer Series Paper. Its got 5 different double-sided 12x12 papers, with a variety of designs. There are also 2 sheets of copper foiled designs! Just a shimmer and shine you'll love in person! I didn't use those copper foil accent sheets on this card (saving the GOOD paper for the perfect project, right?! LOL) but used the colorful floral patterns instead.
Perfectly Wrapped Affectionately Yours Stampin Up

The busy background is offset by the splash of Watermelon Wonder shaker part! I cut the cardstock into a frame with my fabulously dependable Stampin' Trimmer. The crumbcake backing of the shaker part is stamped with Night of Navy and Watermelon Wonder, as the frame is too. The ribbon accent is the new Emerald Envy Ruched Ribbon.  [ Links to all products are below] Stampin Up Affectionately Yours Perfectly Wrapped

You can swap out the 'Thanks' and use this layout for a variety of occasions and images - and still have fun with the Shake Shake Shake! 

Shop securely in my online store by clicking any of the images below,
and don't forget that your purchases in July can earn you savings in August!! 

Happy Crafting!

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Shaker Card Technique

Shake things up with Shaker Cards!! I was so pleased to see the new Foam Adhesive Strips in the Annual Catalog! They make it SO EASY to make these fun shaker cards!
Perfectly Wrapped stamp set with
Affectionately Yours Specialty Designer Paper
See More about this card I made HERE
 Your friends will LOVE receiving these super fun cards! Here is a quick video with some tips for making these interactive cards that really will shake up the occasion!
Shaker Card Technique

Make your own with these Stampin' Up! supplies:

Make confetti for all occasions with the Stampin Up Sprinkles Punch!
Sprinkles Punch (item 141472) 
Shaker Cards made easy with the Stampin Up Window Sheets
Window Sheets (item 142314)
Shaker Cards made easy with the Stampin Up Foam Adhesive Strips
Foam Adhesive Strips (item 141825)

Shop in July and Save in August! 


Happy Crafting!

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Sneek Peek Thoughtful Branches Limited-Time Bundle

These beautiful stamps and coordinating thinlits will really WOW your friends and family! Imagine the beautiful cards and projects you will make with this bundle - all year round!! 
Stampin' Up! Thoughtful Branches August Special Bundle
Only Available in August! 

Available only from August 2nd thru August 30th.

*** Remember, you can earn as many Bonus Days coupons as you want in July - so the savings on the Thoughtful Branches Bundle will really stack up!!! SHOP HERE and earn your coupons**

Some beautiful sneak peeks from the Stampin' Up! Artisan Design Team Blog Hop featuring this set, click on any image to visit that Artisan Design Team Member blog:

Thoughtful Branches Valerie Moody Stampin Up Design Team
Valerie Moody - Stampin' Up! Artisan Design Team

Thoughtful Branches Christmas Michelle Long Stampin Up Artisan Design Team
Michelle Long - Stampin' Up! Artisan Design Team

Stampin' Up! Design Team Stamping Susan Susan Wong Thoughtful Branches
Susan Wong - Stampin' Up! Artisan Design Team

Want it?? ME TOO!! 
Go earn those Bonus Days coupons TODAY so you can get it for a steal in August!! LOL
Stampin Up Coupon Code shop until July 31 to earn yours
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Happy Crafting! -Angie
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Bonus Days are here!


Did you get everything you want from the new annual catalog yet? Since it came out only a month ago, you probably still have some items on your wish list, and we have some great news for you!

For every $50 USD you spend 
in between July 7 and July 31, 
you’ll get a $5 USD Bonus Days coupon 
that you can use August 2-31. 

This is a great opportunity to shop from your wish list, whether you buy your favorite products now or later in August with your coupons! 

There is NO LIMIT to the Bonus Days coupons you can accumulate - these will stack up for your shopping pleasure in August! AND you can use them on the special limited edition bundle Thoughtful Branches! SO Pretty - only available this August!

 • Promotion period: July 7–31, 2016

• Redemption period: August 2–31, 2016

• An email address is required to participate in this promotion; Bonus Days coupon codes can only be delivered via email.

• It is strongly recommended that participants both save emails containing their Bonus Days coupon codes AND write down the coupon codes in a safe place. Codes cannot be resent if the email is lost, and lost codes cannot be recovered.

• Bonus Days coupon codes can be redeemed for any product, excluding Starter Kits and Paper Pumpkin subscriptions. New prepaid Paper Pumpkin codes can be redeemed. 

Happy Crafting!
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Pick Two Stamp Sets For FREE in June

Only In June Join Stampin Up and get more stamps free MidnightCrafting
Whatever your reason - HURRY! Offer ends June 30th

You can add your TWO most favorite (and expensive!!) stamp sets to your Starter Kit for FREE!!

Yep. Order a Stampin' Up! Starter Kit and you get all kinds of great perks, but if you join by June 30th you can add two stamp sets from the new catalog for FREE. That's kind of a big deal!!
If you're interested in just the discount and creative resources, but not so much the business side, that's OK! I started out only buying for myself, enjoying the discount and all the other great resources available to demonstrators! There is no pressure to sell, and and you can spend as much or as little as you like. The Starter Kit and everything you choose in it is yours to keep, and it really is a steal of a deal!! The discount saves you money, and the perks of pre-orders and special offers for Demonstrators are very fun! The Holiday catalog will be coming out soon, and you'll be set to save on supplies for holiday gifts, cards, and more!

If you're interested in starting a business, you will be amazed at the resources and support - and great bonus offers you can earn as a Demonstrator! Stampin' Up! is a great company to sign with, and I'm here to support and cheer you on as you work towards your goals. Whether its to pay for classes or sports for the kids, save for a big vacation, or to add some cushion to the family budget, you can do it - I can show you how. The holiday season will be here sooner than you think, a GREAT time to start your business and set yourself up for success is NOW.

Find out more about this amazing opportunity in more detail HERE 

Or contact me today with your questions!
I'd love to share why I love being a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator,
and how you can benefit as a part of my team.
Looking forward to talking with you,
Happy Crafting!

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TIPS Banner Surprise June Paper Pumpkin

June Paper Pumpkin 2016 Stampin Up
June Paper Pumpkin Kit has arrived!! Sparkly!!!
 Might be a record - my kit arrived within a week of shipping!! Usually it takes me about 10-12 days to get my kit where I live, way out here in the boonies - but Happy Day! Its here!!

June 2016 Paper Pumpkin Kit Banner Surprise MidnightCrafting,com
When in Doubt, Watch the Video! LoL
Honestly, it took me a minute to figure out what the heck this kit was making. No really. Was it a banner? Was it cards with a little pennant on them? OH!! Its BOTH!
A card with a Banner on it! Surprise! lol Ok. Oh My Gosh - how cute is that?!? Can you just imagine the reaction this card will get when its opened?!
June 2016 Paper Pumpkin Kit Banner Surprise MidnightCrafting,com
Supplies for June Paper Pumpkin Kit
So I was all set to follow the instructions, and I decided I would make all my cards Birthday Cards.
(( #ImBringingBirthdaysBack ))

To save time I stamped all my circles at the same time. And all my cards. And all my envelopes. Step one, Done! Then Step two. Add the gold stickers. Ok. This is where I ran into a problem, maybe you have too.
The supplies given are two sheets of alphabet / heart / star stickers:

And if you do your letter math (what, its a thing) you'll find that there are only enough letters to make TWO banners that say HAPPY. Hmmm. But I have supplies to make 6 cards. So what do I make the other banners say, for my Happy Birthday cards?!?! There's no suggestion in the instructions, and I was at a loss. Dang instructions. I was all Happy to make Happy banners, but now I was UNHappy.
Alternate June 2016 Paper Pumpkin Kit Banner Surprise MidnightCrafting,com
Other Sayings for June Paper Pumpkin Kit 
I spent some time frustrated. (And figuring out options to use the scrumptious sparkly sequins in other projects!) But then I decided I was still going to make all 6 birthday cards!! And I came up with some other sayings that I could make with my limited amount of stickers. You're Welcome. :-)
Happy (you can make 2 of these, then all your P's are gone)
Party (Cut an R into a P by removing a leg)
Wish Big
Done June 2016 Paper Pumpkin Kit Banner Surprise MidnightCrafting,com
So pretty - I can just imagine the HAPPY smile on someones face to get this card!! 
June 2016 Paper Pumpkin Kit Banner Surprise MidnightCrafting,com
Happy Banner - So sparkly and festive! 
Six cards. Ta-dah!
Warning: Celebrate is REALLY LONG. It makes for a very lengthy unwrapping, and bulky card envelope. :-/  Probably not a good use of your supplies.

SO here are some other words you can make, for the other occasions included in your stamp set in the kit (Anniversary, Shower, & Graduation) You'll have to do your own Word Math and see what you can make from what you have left... lol
but these are some options:

Fiesta      Bride     Love 
Its a Girl / Boy     Party     WooHoo
Way To Go     Congrats
Forever     Cherish     Love You
Success     You Did It     Enjoy 
Good Job     Sassy     Sweet
Dream Big     Kisses     Wish
Smiles     Blessed     Adore
Always     Devotion      Bliss
Success     Grad     Cake
Ms To Mrs     Forever
Dreams     Lucky     Hugs


TIPS June 2016 Paper Pumpkin Kit Banner Surprise MidnightCrafting,com
Dangit!! Thats not so cute! Tip Number One - use a glue dot!
As your card recipient is unwinding the adorable banner you so lovingly gave them, it would be kind of... awkward... if the lettering was all wonky!! To avoid this, use a glue dot from one of your other Paper Pumpkin kits, or a little dab of glue, to set that letter in the bag facing the right way.

Aghh!! They fall off the string as you unwind the card!
Tip Number Two - tie a small knot!
As your recipient is unwinding the banner from the card, they may not get that its a Banner and needs to stay on that string 'till the fabulous finale! After you figure out the spacing to tie your bow, tie a small knot at the beginning and ends of your banner so the flags don't fall off in the big revealing.

And that should give you some ideas! ;-)
HAPPY Crafting,
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Flash Sale Friday!! Paper Pumpkin ONE DAY Deal

Have you ever said "One day I'll sign up for Paper Pumpkin." Well... GET READY!!! Your One Day is here!!!

Paper Pumpkin Five Dollar Flash Sale Stampin Up MidnightCrafting

This ULTRA RARE MEGA DEAL (yesss ALLL CAPS people!!) will be 
available ONLY Thursday June 9th at 5pm Mountain Time 
through Friday June 10th at 11:50pm MT. 

Get summer off to a stellar start with a steal of a deal!
You won't want to miss this!!

More info on Paper Pumpkin can be found on this page HERE, 

or if you've been waiting for a FLASH SALE like this one get yourself over to sign up at THIS LINK!

  • This offer is open to first-time subscribers only. Discount applies to one kit for June 2016. After the first month, the price for the subscription will return to $19.95 USD/$26.95 CAD.
  • Offer starts on Thursday, June 9 at 5:00 PM (MT) and ends Friday, June 10 at 11:50 PM (MT).
  • Available for month-to-month subscriptions, not prepaid subscriptions.

Happy Crafting!
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