Field Flowers with Stampin’ Up!

By | 04/23/2013

Here is another stamp set that I hope I don’t find on Stampin’ Up!s retired list in the morning, Field Flowers!  I love the images and sentiments in this one.  My favorite sets all have great images and fabulous  sentiments.  I love sets that come with sentiments and inspirational sayings.  One of the mistakes I made when I first started stamping, was that I purchased sets that were all images.  I created a lot of cards with no sentiments!  I can’t imagine a card without a sentiment now.  I just love tucking a sentiment onto a card design somewhere!

pccc38This card was created from this week’s Paper Craft Crew Sketch Challenge!  I love the layers on this card.  I thought the sketch was so interesting, I’ll definitely use this sketch again.

For this card:

Stamp Set:  Field Flowers (#122762)

Inks and Papers: Regal Rose, Gumball Green, Very Vanilla, Early Espresso and Print Poetry Designer Series Paper (#129312)

Accessories:  Pearls, Very Vanilla Taffeta Ribbon (#120999), 1-1/4″ Scallop Circle Punch (#127811)

Dimensions for cutting:  Card Base in Regal Rose is 4-1/4 x 11″, scored at 5-1/2″, Gumball Green mat is cut 2-5/8 x 3-7/8″, Very Vanilla mat cut at 2-1/2 x 3-3/4″, Print Poetry DSP is cut 2-1/2 x 4-1/4″.

Tips:  I stamped an image of the flower and cut it out with my paper snips.  It is popped up on Stampin’ Dimensionals to add dimension to the card, as is the sentiment.  I also sponged the edge of the scallop circle punch with the sentiment in Regal Rose ink just to make it stand out from the layers below.  Those 3 little pearls on the sentiment…they are covering a smudge of heavy sponging!  There are no mistakes in stamping!


Here is the Paper Craft Crew Sketch that I started with!



Retired List Information:

April 24th is the day of the big announcement!  Only a few more hours to wait!

I will send out another post later in the day with the latest information from Stampin’ Up! and the coveted retired list.  I’m hoping that not too many of my favorite stamp sets and papers are retiring!  Although, out with old just makes room for the new!

I will be sending an email to my mailing list with the information as well!  You will also get a printable Color Inventory checklist to keep track of the papers, inks, refills and markers that you have!  Make sure you are signed up for my mailing list and that you have confirmed your subscription to receive that information!

Specials for Demonstrators in the Scrap Artists Team!

Demonstrators not only get first crack at the retired list, we also get to see and Pre-Order from the New 2013-2014 Annual Catalog starting tomorrow!  Some of us have earned several free stamp sets and bundles as well, so we can order those tomorrow too!  I’m so excited to get my order in and to get the 6 free stamp sets that I earned during Stampin’ Start and Sale-A-Bration.  I’ve been waiting to redeem them from the new catalog!

Doesn’t that sound like an exciting perk?  Why not put your stamping and scrapbooking skills to use and teach others what you know while making some extra income?!

This is a great time to join Stampin’ Up!  Stampin’ Up! is offering an extra $30 in stamping supplies when you purchase your Starter Kit between now and May 30th!  Here are the details and a few of the benefits:

Get The Starter Kit Your Way!

There are many benefits and discounts when you join Stampin’ Up! and my downline, the Scrap Artists.  One of our favorite perks is the product savings on the Starter Kit.  One of the best perks is that the kit ships for FREE!

Please email me at with any questions or your interest in joining my friendly,  nationwide team of hobby and career demonstrators.

Indulge in the art of stamping and SAVE money!  The $99 Stampin’ Up! Starter Kit is a hobby stamper or business demonstrator’s paper crafting dream come true!

  • YOU CHOOSE:  For $99 you get $155 worth of YOUR CHOICE of ANY current products in the Stampin’ Up! Catalogs.
  • FREE SHIPPING:  The order ships to you FREE, another 10% savings.
  • TOOLS OF THE TRADE:  You’ll receive a box of 8 of the current catalogs as part of your kit plus 4 of the new 2013-2014 catalogs.  Share with friends, customers or keep one in every room.
  • TAKE A TEST DRIVE:  Test out demonstrator discounts and benefits from the time you purchase your kit through the end of the first FULL quarter.
  • FILL YOUR WISH LIST:  Enjoy a 1 time benefit of 30% off your first product order of $150 or more (placed within 45 days).  Stock up on the redesigned foam ink pads (better ink coverage and stay juicy longer), stamps and coordinating accessories, get the Pre-order products and the NEW COLORS now!  You won’t have to wait until May 31!
  • EVERYDAY DISCOUNT:  You’ll receive an everyday 20% discount on anything you purchase while you remain active.


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Participate in an OPPORTUNITY NIGHT CALL!  This is a live conference call and you can get all of your questions answered.  Be sure to include my name, Kim Skinner, when you sign up.  CLICK HERE FOR THE OPPORTUNITY NIGHT CALL!

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Thank you for joining me today!!!!

I hope you join my team!!!!! I’m looking for people who are interested in becoming a part of a growing group of crafters who love to share ideas and inspiration with each other!  You will get access to our team resource page where you can post ideas, questions and information with our team!

Happy crafting!





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