A Warm Hello

We are starting the month of April off with some frosty weather and even some snow here in Iowa. Hopefully it won’t be much longer until the sun greets us with a warm hello. It’s Sunday and time to play with The Paper Players.

A warm helloIt’s theme week, and the lovely Anne Marie has a fun theme for us: Sunshine & Rainbows.  You may use a sun, rainbow or feature a rainy-day theme like umbrellas, rain boots, etc. on your card.  While I used a sun on my card, I am so excited to see what YOU create!

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Colors of the Day

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The Stampin’ Schach Design Tips

For this week’s theme challenge, here comes the sun! The adorable Sunny Days designer series paper, which was a free Sale-A-Bration item a few months ago, has a pattern which was the perfect choice for a cheery backdrop. For the embossed Very Vanilla panel, I turned to the workhorse in my embossing folder stable, the crosshatch folder. This folder is one of three in the Basics 3D embossing folder collection. The honor of being the focal image went to this one from the retiring Circle Sayings stamp set. This is an adorable, very versatile set which I overlooked for far too long. It is still available to order.  Three Misty Moonlight gems and a Starry Sky bow add a touch of sparkle.

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To download the free step-by-step tutorial for today’s “A Warm Hello” cardwhich includes all the paper measurements and all of the current products used, please click on the button below. For every card which has been posted on my blog since 2019, there is a free tutorial.

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Relax With A Cup Of Latte

Today’s words of wisdom: “Relax with a cup of latte”! It’s Sunday and time to play with The Paper Players!

relax with a cup of latteThis week I am hosting our Tic-Tac-Toe challenge, one of my favorite types of challenges. I went across the top, choosing designer paper, die cut and ribbon. I can’t wait to see what three you select!

relax with a cup of latte
Colors Of The Day

relax with a cup of latte
The Stampin’ Schach Design Tips

I hate to sound like a broken record, but I absolutely LOVE Stampin’ Up!’s designer series papers. Isn’t this plaid, from the A Little Latte collection, lovely?  The Calypso Coral coffee bean pattern is a natural to form the focal panel on this slimline card.  Add to the mix three cups of latte, die cut from one of the patterns in the same collection, and voila!  You have a card that is just perfect for your latte-loving friends! This card does feature two products which are retiring. The sentiment is from one of my favorite sets, “In the Moment”. While I am partial to the images in this set, I also use the “Relax” sentiment quite often.  The oval from the retiring “All That” dies fits the sentiment perfectly. Both of these products are still available for purchase.

relax with a cup of latteTo download the free step-by-step tutorial for today’s “Relax With A Cup Of Latter  cardwhich includes all the paper measurements and all of the current products used, please click on the button below. For every card which has been posted on my blog since 2019, there is a free tutorial.

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Check Out the Last Chance Lists

It’s that bittersweet time of the year when we say good-bye to some of our favorite products from the Annual and the Mini-Catalogs. As we all know, some items sell out very quickly.  If you love a product, I recommend you purchase it NOW while it is available. But if bargains are your piece of cake, many last chance products will be discounted up to 60% off starting Tuesday, April 9, 2024!

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Price Changes Coming May 1st

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Stock up today on these crafting essentials before price changes take effect on May 1, 2024!

Check Out Our Kits

Stampin’ Up! has kits for everyone to love! Shop the Kits Collection to get the new Your Day to Shine Kit and Frog & Friends Kit.
Your Day to Shine KitFrogs & Friends Kit
CLICK HERE to View ALL of the Available Kits

Online Exclusives

Online Exclusives

Exciting News! New products are now available exclusively in the online store. You won’t find these products in any catalog!
Check out the Online Store HERE!

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Here are just a few of the perks of being a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator:

  • SAVE at least 20% ON EVERYTHING YOU PURCHASE! Once you join, you’ll enjoy a discount on your favorite Stampin’ Up!® items.
  • NO PRESSURE OR OBLIGATION TO SELL TO OTHERS! There’s never an obligation to host parties, sell products, or purchase anything else after the kit.
  • THERE’S NO RISK! NO PENALTY TO DROP! If you reach $300 in sales by the end of the first full Stampin’ Up!® quarter after you sign-up, you automatically renew your demonstrator discounts and benefits for another quarter. To continue, you will need to reach $300+ in sales (includes personal purchases) to renew from quarter to quarter. If you don’t reach $300 in sales, you can “drop” with no penalty.
  • CONTINUE the BENEFITS and DISCOUNTS! From the time you join through the end of the first full Stampin’ Up!® quarter, you will be able to take advantage of demonstrator discounts and benefits. The Quarters are January – March, April – June, July – September, October – Dec. You will have the balance of the quarter in which you join PLUS the first full quarter to reach your first $300 in sales (includes personal purchases) and renew for another quarter.
  • JOIN TODAY! Purchase the starter kit through me and instantly become a member of the Schach Pack Pals and engage with a community of other stampers.
  • Questions about joining? Email me at ann@thestampinschach.com. If you are ready to join NOW, CLICK HERE!

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Looking for an oldie but goodie? Check out my retired stamps which I have for sale.

************

As always, if you have any questions about the cards I create or the techniques I use, I am only an email away! Until next time…

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  • The $99 Starter Kit is the BEST DEAL EVER! Check out the details HERE.
  • Join Paper Pumpkin
  • Check out the Clearance Rack and save!
  • See my Retired Sets for Sale.
  • Follow me on Facebook.
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Doggone Happy You Are My Person

Today’s card is perfect for that special dog lover in your life, or even for the dog to send to someone.  Who can resist a quartet of cute canines professing they are “doggone happy you are my person”.  It’s Sunday and time to play with The Paper Players!

doggone happy You are my personThis week the fabulous LeAnne has an amazing sketch for us.  I saw it as an opportunity to showcase the Doggone Friendly stamp set and created a card for Nueve to give to his good friend, Michelle. Michelle is always so appreciative of the cards Nueve gives her. I think she will LOVE this one.  With so many options for this sketch, I can’t wait to see what YOU create!

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Colors Of The Day

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The Stampin’ Schach Design Tips

What a treat the Doggone Friendly stamp is! Although it is a large background stamp, I selected four pups from the larger image to color and fussy cut. Each one sits atop its own Perennial Postage square. This sentiment, from Wonderful Thoughts, seemed absolutely perfect for this card. A trio of black adhesive backed sparkle gems are the perfect accents.

doggone happy you are my personTo download the free step-by-step tutorial for today’s “Doggone Happy You Are My Person” cardwhich includes all the paper measurements and all of the current products used, please click on the button below. For every card which has been posted on my blog since 2019, there is a free tutorial.

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2021 FREE Tutorial PDF Gallery – CLICK HERE
2020 FREE Tutorial PDF Gallery – CLICK HERE
2019 FREE Tutorial PDF Gallery – CLICK HERE
For more inspiration, be sure to visit the rest of The Paper Players design team:

Check Out the Last Chance Lists

It’s that bittersweet time of the year when we say good-bye to some of our favorite products from the Annual and the Mini-Catalogs. As we all know, some items sell out very quickly.  If you love a product, I recommend you purchase it NOW while it is available. But if bargains are your piece of cake, many last chance products will be discounted up to 60% off starting Tuesday, April 9, 2024!

Last Chance

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last chance listClick Here to View the List

Price Changes Coming May 1st

price increases

Stock up today on these crafting essentials before price changes take effect on May 1, 2024!

Check Out Our Kits

Stampin’ Up! has kits for everyone to love! Shop the Kits Collection to get the new Your Day to Shine Kit and Frog & Friends Kit.
Your Day to Shine KitFrogs & Friends Kit
CLICK HERE to View ALL of the Available Kits

Online Exclusives

Online Exclusives

Exciting News! New products are now available exclusively in the online store. You won’t find these products in any catalog!
Check out the Online Store HERE!

************

Looking for an oldie but goodie? Check out my retired stamps which I have for sale.

************

As always, if you have any questions about the cards I create or the techniques I use, I am only an email away! Until next time…

siggy-1

  • The $99 Starter Kit is the BEST DEAL EVER! Check out the details HERE.
  • Join Paper Pumpkin
  • Check out the Clearance Rack and save!
  • See my Retired Sets for Sale.
  • Follow me on Facebook.
  • Follow me on Pinterest.
  • Subscribe to my YouTube Channel.
  • To receive my daily blog updates, subscription links are in the right sidebar.
  • If you are in need of any current catalog, and you do not have a demonstrator, please email me (kimschach@msn.com). I will send you one free of charge!