A Sara Thing ….

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Exciting news! The April Paper Pumpkin kit was inspired and designed by Stampin’ Up! CEO, Sara Douglass. Her style is, “bold, vibrant, and artistic—with a little bit of sass,” which is exactly how she described the kit. Discover creativity through the eyes of our CEO while having an experience that is uniquely YOU! Get ready to embrace your inner artist and skip to the fun with Sara.


As if a kit designed by Sara is not reason enough to sign up, there’s more! Every kit will include a FREE gift! We’re keeping it a surprise, but you won’t want to miss it.

What do you need to do? It’s simple—sign up at PaperPumpkin.com by April 10. And if you’re already a subscriber, now would be a great time to grab a few extra kits by increasing your monthly quantity—just sayin’.

Learn more about the kit from Sara herself in the video below.

Let me know if you have any questions.  I have added some links below or click on the Paper Pumpkin.com link so you can choose the way you’d like to begin your Paper Pumpkin experience!

Be sure to check your e-mail & retrieve the code to activate your Paper Pumpkin by 4/10!

Have an awesome day, and thanks for dropping in.


Paper Pumpkin Subscriber Choices …

March Madness: Card #8

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Today I have a special card to share with you.  Card #8 of my March Madness: Sale-a-bration Celebration fits the “theme” of this entire promotion … a Celebration! For today’s card I am using the “Birthday Blast” bundle.

I had a “blast” making this card! Two of my favorite color mediums together … the Elegant Eggplant paired with the Silver Glimmer paper.  I love this combination!! Why wait until Christmas to use your glimmer paper … we’re Celebrating!!

The “Star Blast Edgelits Die” cut like butter on the Precision Plate! And I saved all those little stars from the cut out images to add to my card. Check out the images (Click Here) to see the ensemble and a cute sample!

I stamped the images with the Elegant Eggplant ink onto Elegant Eggplant cardstock … love that look. If you want it more subtle, you can use your VersaMark® instead of the Elegant Eggplant ink.

You can see by the photo that I popped up the card front from the base and a few of the stars on the bottom.  The frame of stars was slightly lifted by rolling the glue dots and then placing them under the stars … it does 2 jobs for you; holds the piece in place and gives it a slight lift off the cardstock.  Oh yes … and I punched the bottom of the inside with the “Confetti Stars Border” punch!

Just think of the fun color combinations you can do with this bundle to celebrate birthdays or any accomplishments… school colors, team colors, or even a celebration of It’s a Boy … or it’s a Girl.  Have fun with it, it is a celebration after all.

Here is how YOU can get this card FREE  …

$50 Order: Choose 5 of your favorite cards featured plus a FREE Sale-a-bration Item!

$100 Order: Get ALL 10 Cards plus 2 FREE Sale-a-bration items!!

$150 Order: Get ALL 10 Cards plus 3 FREE Sale-a-bration items AND Hostess Dollars!!!

All cards you choose will be sent to you fully assembled & with full instructions & tips.

Thank you for stopping by today, glad to be back on a better schedule!

Make today a celebration! Celebrate YOU!


TODAY’S SUPPLY LIST: Our “Birthday Blast” bundle is only $34.00 but if you purchase the “Confetti Stars Border” punch with it … You will qualify for a Sale-a-bration Item (Click Here) plus any 5 of my 10 March Madness: Sale-a-bration Celebration cards!!


March Madness: Card #7

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

I never thought I would get here today!! Don’t want to bother you with my electronic troubles so let’s get right to the good stuff … today’s card!

Card #7 in our March Madness: Sale-a-bration Celebration was created with the “Lift Me Up” Bundle and an awesome card fold. It’s much easier to do than it looks, and this one will come with full instructions.

Along with the “Lift Me Up” bundle I used the “Carried Away” Designer Series paper that is featured in the Sale-a-bration catalog and free with a $50 purchase.  Remember, with a $50 purchase you can also pick 5 of my cards … they will come to you finished and with complete instructions!!

Here is another angle of the card so you can see how unique it is …

I love this fold … it always stands so nice when you’re showing it off on the mantle or TV stand! lol

Thanks for waiting, at least I got camera #2 working and the color is much better than from the phone 🙂  Looking on the bright side. These issues are so small compared to what many people go through daily.

Have a lovely day, and I’m off to get the next card ready so it posts at a regular time.


Today’s Ingredient List …

March Madness: Card #6

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Sorry for the lateness of my post, and I appreciate your patience.  Seems life gets in the way at times. Also seems I fall behind on my stamping projects during holidays, and we’re coming up on a big one … Easter.

I went into work for a bit yesterday to catch up on a few things, I manage a Candy Store and when you are about to loose 2 employees before the holiday, and everyone else is on Spring Break so you can’t even interview … I just get a bit tense.

Anyway … enough about that, let’s get to our card today! It’s card #6 in our 10 card showcase for my March Madness: Sale-a-bration Celebration. I chose to use the “Cool Treats” bundle starting on page 32 of the Occasions Catalog.  Wow … they have a well rounded supplies for you to create the most amazing cards and scrapbook pages! Here’s mine …

My apologies on the poor color quality, I’ve been using my phone for photos since my camera died.  The colors are: Chocolate Chip, Pool Party, Peekaboo Peach, and Watermelon Wonder! I’ll update the photos as soon as I can. The card is really fun and vibrant!

As you can see, I added the “Tasty Treats Specialty” Designer Paper and the Confetti Embossing Folder. It gives a nice backdrop and texture to the card.

This is one of my “Fun Fold” cards, so as you open, you have multiple layers of fun …

I have a little “alternate” surprise in the instructions for anyone who chooses this card as one of their “picks” for their March Madness purchase. Remember, here is how this works …

$50 Order: Choose 5 of your favorite cards featured plus a FREE Sale-a-bration Item!

$100 Order: Get ALL 10 Cards plus 2 FREE Sale-a-bration items!!

$150 Order: Get ALL 10 Cards plus 3 FREE Sale-a-bration items AND Hostess Dollars!!!

As promised, I will include the list of ingredients today, and THANK YOU again for your patience and for stopping back again to check out my post today.

Enjoy your Sunday~



Sale-a-bration Celebration in Review

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Today we are going to review the first 5 cards in our March Madness: Sale-a-bration Celebration.  I was asked why I didn’t post the ingredients with my cards, so I will do so today.  This way you can make your “Wish List” out while your choosing your favorite cards.

Tomorrow I’ll be back with Card #6 … you won’t want to miss this one.

Let’s Review … MARCH MADNESS: CARD #1

The angle of this photo is a bit tricky on the eye … the black banner does not stand alone like shown. The back of the card actually closes to the end of the banner and a portion of the inside is exposed. It’s a cute and unique card.



A card for glitter lovers … Oh so pretty! I borrowed the greeting from the “Dragonfly Dreams” stamp set.  There will be more from the Dragonfly Bundle!!  What a beautiful way to tell someone “Thank You”.



This is one of the funnest birthday cards I ever made … and it folds down so you can tuck it in the envelope!  The Designer paper used here will be different from the card you will receive but no less cute! And … they all come with dimensions and directions!



Learn a fun new technique, combine it with an old but tried & true technique and you’ll have a beautiful card!



Love, Love, Love these chicks! Remember these are one of the Sale-a-bration stamp sets that you can get FREE with a $50 purchase. Along with the card are the instructions on how to make the Chicken Wire!


Thanks for checking out my blog today. I will continue with our March Madness: Sale-a-bration Celebration tomorrow and Card #6.  I will also list the core ingredients along with the cards for you convenience.

Have a beautiful day ~


March Madness Sale-a-bration Celebration

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

I want to invite you to my March Madness Sale-a-bration Celebration! It starts today!

Beginning today, Monday, March 20th through Wednesday, March 29th … I’ll be featuring a card a day that highlights our favorites from the Occasions and Sale-a-bration catalogs here on my blog Linda’s Stampin’ Escape.

The celebration is you will get to choose 5 or all of these cards for FREE as my gift to you, for your qualifying purchase before shipping & handling. The madness is “how are you going to choose?”

Here’s the deal …

$50 Order: Choose 5 of your favorite cards featured plus a FREE Sale-a-bration Item!

$100 Order: Get ALL 10 Cards plus 2 FREE Sale-a-bration items!!

$150 Order: Get ALL 10 Cards plus 3 FREE Sale-a-bration items AND Hostess Dollars!!!

Each card comes with full instructions and dimensions to make the cards you have chosen.

Now is the best time to order, before Sale-a-bration is over!  Get those items you need and want plus get the awesome cards and the Sale-a-bration items!!

You may place your order on-line or directly through me … either way will work for this great promotion.  Don’t let March Madness pass you by, get your goodies now!   You will have until March 30th to place your order and let me know which cards you want.

 Here is today’s featured card …

Today’s card begins with the “Window Shopping Bundle” … you can find this on page 43 of the Occasions Catalog, and highlights the beautiful new Glimmer Paper you can get for FREE in our Sale-a-bration Catalog.

The card front is cut a bit shorter to create a different look for your card, and the colors featured here are Bermuda Bay, Whisper White and Basic Black. The die cut candle piece are part of the bundle.

Don’t forget, you may place your order on-line or directly through me … either way will work for this great promotion.  Don’t let March Madness pass you by, get your goodies now!   You will have until March 30th to place your order and let me know which cards you want.

Let me know if you have any questions on my March Madness Sale-a-bration Celebration. Be sure to stop back …Card 2 will be posted tomorrow!

Thanks for stopping by ~


Pretty Pines – Guest Stamper: Barb W.

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

I hope you had a wonderful Christmas…

I’m back up an running (for now) so I wanted to share a beautiful Christmas card from one of my club members, Barb … She is using the Pretty Pines Bundle. Since I do not have this set, thought I’d share.


I also want to remind you that these are the last few days in which you can get the great bundles in the Occasions catalog at a discount.  If they do carry over into the next catalog … they will not be bundled.

Barb also used the “Cable Knit Dynamic Impressions Folder” … these are different than our regular folder because it gives a deeper impression. If you’d want an even deeper impression,  give it a little spritz of water before running it through the BigShot.

With only a few days remaining of the Occasions catalog (ends Jan.3rd), I just wanted to share a quick reminder of my DECEMBER SPECIAL & that today is the last day…

When you place a $50 order with me, you will receive my Step Card with the written instructions, my two club cards and a hand stamped Thank You card. 

With the END OF YEAR CLEARANCE SALE going on right now, it’s a great time to stock up on some items you need, or give a gift to a stampin’ friend.



*** If you place an order of $150 or more (before shipping & taxes) you will receive all of the above items, hostess benefits (Do Not Use the Hostess Code) … Three (3 or more) Virtual Rewards points AND I will send you the NEW WATERCOLOR PENCILS for FREE beginning January 3rd when the Occasions Catalog is Live!!

You can find out more about my Virtual Rewards Points by clicking on the Loyalty Icon below or on the side bar to your right.

Loyalty Rewards Button

Thank you for coming back to check out my post today, let me know if you have any questions.

Have a safe and Happy New Year’s Eve ~

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