Paper & Ink Sketches #6 with Message in a Bottle

Paper & Ink Sketches #6
Hey Guys! Introducing Paper & Ink Sketches #6, it’s a brand new card sketch for you to play with and enjoy. I made my first card with it this morning. After a long weekend packed with a wedding, a birthday and hosting Father’s Day, I woke up READY to STAMP!!

Paper & Ink Sketches #6

I just got Stampin’ Up Message in a Bottle in my last Stampin’ Up order. It was crying out for some ink and love! I hope you like the sample I created for the Paper & Ink Sketches #6.

Grab a copy of the card sketch below, with or without measurements and give it a go! I would love to see what you create with your Stampin’ Up supplies and the card sketch, so join me in the Kitchen Table Craft Social and share a picture.

Join the Social HERE

Message in a Bottle You Float My Boat Project Sheet
Click HERE for the Paper & Ink Sketches #6 with measurements
Click HERE for the Paper & Ink Sketches #6 without measurements


Hosts, Customers and Demonstrators who place orders of $350 or more, in June, earn a $35 Stampin’ Reward Bonus in addition to the already generous Stampin Rewards. 

Promotion Details:

  • Promotion dates: June 1–30
  • Workshop, Demonstrator, Customer, and online orders all qualify for this promotion
  • Starter Kit orders do not qualify for this promotion, however the extra Stampin’ Rewards can be used towards the purchase of the Starter Kit.
  • The qualifying amount must be reached with commissionable merchandise prior to shipping and tax
  • The additional Stampin’ Rewards offered during this promotion will only be awarded once per order

Colorful Seasons Card Class

Did you know that you can now take my classes in person, To Go or online? For more information and to register, click HERE.

Shop HERE – use the host code: V9HER2GZ for a special thank you gift from me.

Stampin’ Up! Lift Me Up Bundle Valentine or Anniversary Card Wonder Recipe #2

Lift Me Up Bundle
Hey Guys! I am here with a Wonder Recipe #2 card for you!

This pretty Lift Me Up card (or the Hey Chic Wonder Recipe #2 card) is going out ASAP as a thank you card, with a gift, for anyone who placed a Stampin’ Up! order with me in January. Be on the look out soon if that’s you! I am so thankful for your orders!

Want an easy way to make more cards faster? The Wonder Recipe is the answer!

The Wonder Recipe is a cutting diagram for a 6 x 6″ piece of DSP. I used a piece of the brand new Cupcakes & Carousels Designer Series Stack from the Stampin’ Up! Occasions Catalog.

The Wonder Recipe gives you a place to jump in and get started card making!

I have two Wonder Recipes so far. I plan on introducing a new Wonder Recipe each month PLUS I plan on referring back to previous Wonder Recipes with fresh ideas and products all year long. It’s part of my plan to help you make more cards by helping me make more cards! *grin

This is the Wonder Recipe #2 cutting diagram. Show me what you make of with the diagram and your Stampin’ Up! supplies on the Kitchen Table Stamper Craft Social.

Join the Social HERE

Wonder Recipe #2

I mentioned last week that things are extra busy around Kitchen Table Stamper because I am room mom for my 2nd grade son and the Valentine’s Day party is coming up FAST. I am busy busy wrapping water bottles and preparing crafts for the kids to do at the party. I will share some of those pictures next week after the party.

Thank you for stopping by today! If you like the card don’t miss the free printable project sheet. It includes a full color picture, cutting diagram, step by step instructions and a supply list.

Get Your Lift Me Up Wonder Recipe #2 Project Sheet HERE.

Get your Stampin’ Up! Supplies HERE.– use the host code: C4K7JP7Q for a special thank you gift from me.

Kitchen Table Stamper Paper Pumpkin Subscribers Get MORE…

Hi Guys!
Today I send out bonus ideas to my Paper Pumpkin subscribers.

Here is a peek at one of the alternate Paper Pumpkin project ideas I am sending today. This is an alternate for the January Paper Pumpkin, Adoring Arrows kit. Cool huh? AND totally different from the kit!

Adoring Arrows Paper Pumpkin

These tutorials are a brand new feature at Kitchen Table Stamper! Each month, for the entire year of 2017, my current Paper Pumpkin subscribers will get a BUNCH of alternate Paper Pumpkin tutorials delivered right to their email box!

Have you been considering Paper Pumpkin? It’s an EASY way to get crafty EVERY month.

With Paper Pumpkin, there is no need to design, plan, cut or prepare. Just add scissors and away you go!

PLUS Paper Pumpkin comes with a polymer stamp set and different color ink spot (ink spots are guaranteed not to repeat in a 12-month period) each month for you to use and enjoy in other paper craft projects!

Subscribe today and you will also get oodles of great alternate Paper Pumpkin ideas and tutorials from me as my thank you gift!

Would you like to give Paper Pumpkin a try? It’s less than $20 per month, shipping included.

Join Paper Pumpkin HERE

Thank you for stopping by today! Please email me if you have any questions about Paper Pumpkin. I am happy to help.

Stampin Up Nailed It Clean and Simple Masculine Card

Hey Guys! I have a sneak peek of the Kitchen Table Stamper February Class for you tonight.

I am just in love with this masculine card! I made it with my brand new Nailed It bundle from Stampin’ Up! The bundle includes both the Nailed It stamp set and the Build It Framelits Dies for a discount price, 10% off when you buy them together!


– use the host code: C4K7JP7Q for a special thank you gift from me.

This clean and simple masculine card is just one of the four projects we are going to make on February 13th at 7pm in my Rolling Meadows, IL home studio.

All adult crafters are welcome. When you bring a friend (who has never been to one of my classes) both of you get half price class!

Thank you for stopping by today! I hope I will meet some of you in class this month. Enjoy the video tutorial and printable project sheet.

Get your Nailed It Clean and Simple Card Project Sheet HERE

Stampin’ Up! Pun Intended goes Valentine’s Ghirardelli Matchbook Treat

Hey Guys!
I don’t have a lot of time right now, life is handing me my lunch! I have to help with Mini Courses at school this week. Next week I have a Valentine’s Day party to plan and attend at the elementary school.

If I owe you a card or catalogs they are out today so keep an eye peeled.

I have a few extra Occasions and Sale-a-bration catalogs. Do you want one? If you don’t have a demonstrator, I would be happy to send them to you, my treat, just email me.

I am blogging only three times this week and three times next week. I know I have been getting you used to four posts a week. I don’t know if I can keep that pace over Valentine’s Day as a room mom. 😉

Thank you for all the love, support, and patients!

Now on to today’s project. I love this great Ghirardelli Matchbook Valentine Treat Holder because it is so easy to make and it is a beautiful presentation! I used a Stampin’ Up! Host Only stamp set called Pun Intended. Pun Intended is just $9.50, and the only way to buy it with Stampin’ Rewards.

Sale-a-bration is the best time to have a book party or place your order of $150 or more to earn some Stampin’ Rewards! You and your friends will enjoy a free Sale-a-bration product with EVERY $50 you order. Hosts during Sale-a-bration receive $25 bonus Stampin’ Rewards on party orders over $250.


– Remember if your order is less than $150, use the host code: C4K7JP7Q for a special thank you gift from me.

I know Valentine’s Day is right upon us, but I could not resist sharing this fun chocolate treat holder with you. The Pun Intended stamp set is so versatile, I wanted to show it off as a Valentine. THank you for stopping by today. THank you for taking time out of your busy day!

Enjoy the video tutorial and don’t forget to print or save your free project sheet.

Get your Pun Intended Matchbook Valentine Treat Project Sheet HERE

Stampin’ Up! Sealed with Love Valentine Treat Bag and 4 Day Special!

Sealed with Love
Hey Guys!
Enjoy one more adorable and easy Sealed with Love Valentine treat idea. I love me a good chocolate treat bag! Are you inspired by the flood of Valentine inspiration you are getting this week?

I hope you will make some Valentine treats to share with your friends, family, teachers and coworkers. It’s fun to craft them and it’s more fun to give them away!

Please let me know how I can help you with your crafting needs.

Get your Sealed with Love Treat Bag Project Sheet HERE

Kitchen Table Stamper 4 day Stampin’ Up! Special

Have you been considering a Stampin’ Up! order? It’s Sale-a-bration after all! I am going to sweeten the deal a little bit.

Kitchen Table Stamper 4 day special.

Now though Monday at 5pm, place a Stampin’ Up! order of $50 or more on my website with this host code: 7AVW3Z3W and get this fun Birthday Banners project kit and tutorial FREE!

I will mail you the kit for this festive Birthday Banners gift box. The box is the perfect size for fun size candy and a gift card.

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Everything you need to complete the box will be included, however keep in mind that because of the Stampin’ Up! compliance, I can not stamp images for you.

The good news is all of the images on this project came from one stamp set – Birthday Banners 141506. Birthday Banners is just $17, or you can feel free to use stamps from your own collection.


– use the host code: 7AVW3Z3W for a special thank you gift from me.

THank you for stopping by today and for considering my offer! Stamp on!

Stampin’ Up! Chicago Area Classes and Ready to Pop Gift Box Punch Board Candy Box Tutorial

Stampin' Up! Carousel Birthday
Hey Guys!
I have a sneak peek at the Kitchen Table Stamper February Card Making Class for you PLUS a Valentine Tutorial today.

Be sure to read all the way down to the the video tutorial and project sheet so you don’t miss any thing!

Stampin’ Up! classes are held on the second Monday of the month (February 13th) at 7pm in my Rolling Meadows, IL home Studio. All Chicago Area Rubber Stampers are welcome!

I cut supplies for you to make at least four projects, usually three cards and one treat.

I supply the materials, adhesive, project sheets and instruction, plus we have light refreshment too!

This pretty Birthday Carousel card is just one of the projects we will make in February.

We have a great group of ladies who attend regularly.  Please join us if you live in the Chicago Suburbs!  You would be very welcome!

Register here:

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It’s time for Valentine Tutorial Video #3 for this week! I think that this Emoji Candy Box is my favorite Valentine craft this year.

I used Stampin’ Up! Ready to Pop Bundle, Love Notes Framelits and the Gift Box Punch Board to make this fantastic Valentine treat. You can make 8 boxes out of a 15 ounce bag of candies. They are fast to make and FUN to give away!

There is still time for your Valentine crafting if you order your supplies this week. Sale-a-bration is a great time to treat yourself!


– use the host code: 7AVW3Z3W for a special thank you gift from me.

Tune in tomorrow for another great Valentine treat.

Get your Project Sheet HERE

Stampin’ Up Sealed with Love Gift Box Punch Board Hershey Nugget Box

Sealed with Love Gift Box Punch Board Nugget Box

Hey Guys! I am so excited to share today’s project with you! It’s a SWEET and EASY Valentine treat made with the Stampin’ Up! Gift Box Punch Board Sending Love DSP and Sealed with Love stamps.

You can make bunches of these Valentine treats really fast! What a fun way to brighten anyone’s “happy heart day”.

I am going to bring these to the kid’s teachers but they would be perfect for the postal worker, coworkers, neighbors, the hair dresser, and everyone else!

There is still time for your Valentine crafting if you order your supplies this week. Sale-a-bration is a great time to treat yourself!


– use the host code: 7AVW3Z3W for a special thank you gift from me.

Sealed with Love Gift Box Punch Board Nugget Box

Tune in all this week for more great Valentine treats.

Get your Project Sheet HERE

Elegant Stampin’ Up Bloomin’ Heart Valentine

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Hey Guys! Enjoy today’s Valentine Card Tutorial. It’s a dramatic Basic Black, Whisper White and Real Red design with optional pop of Pear Pizzazz.

Which version do you like better? Leave a comment, let me know. I am going to send one card to of each of TWO lucky comment makers, so weigh in and let me know your preference.

Valentine’s day is coming up quick!

If you have your eye on the Stampin’ Up! Sealed with Love Bundle or Sending Love DSP Stack that I used in this project or the Bloomin’ Heart Thinlits, you should place your Stampin’ Up! order this week in order to have plenty of time to craft for Valentine’s Day.


– use the host code: 7AVW3Z3W for a special thank you gift from me.

Tune in all this week for some great Valentine treats. I am making some cute projects to send to school with the kids. Gotta go make you some videos – enjoy this pretty and elegant Valentine card video tutorial and printable project sheet.

Get your Project Sheet HERE

Bloomin Heart Thinlits

Stampin Up! Sealed with Love Hershey’s Nugget Mini Mailbox

Oh my CUTE, guys! Check out these adorable Hershey’s Nuggets mini mailboxes!

Sealed with Love 142815

I made them with two Stampin’ Up! Bundles and a framelits die set:

  • Sealed with Love Bundle 142815 – Stampin’ Up 2017 Occasions Catalog
  • Ready to Pop Bundle 142284 – Stampin’ Up 2016-17 Annual Catalog
  • Layering Circles Framelits 141705

add either Pop of Pink Specialty DSP 141648 OR Sending Love DSP 142733 to one of those bundles and earn a FREE Sale-a-bration product!


– use the host code: 7AVW3Z3W for a special thank you gift from me.

Hershey's Nugget Mini Mailbox

Which do you like better the Pop of Pink DSP mailboxes or the Sending Love DSP mailbox? I can’t decide. I am glad I have both papers to play with!
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I made a video tutorial for you and don’t forget to save or print your Sealed with Love Mini Mailboxes Project Sheet. The project sheet contains full color photos of both designs, measurements and scoring instructions and a convenient supply list. Thank you for stopping by today!


Get your Project Sheet HERE

Stampin’ Up! Sealed with Love Sweet Cupcake Valentine

Sealed with Love 142815
Hi Guys!
Tonight is card class at Rolling Meadows, IL Kitchen Table Stamper home studio. All Chicago Area adult crafters are welcome! This is another of the SWEET Valentine cards we are making. You can still attend tonight, I always cut two extra kits. Just give me a call or text (847) 922-6795.
Register here with PayPal:

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Enjoy the video tutorial and the Sealed with Love Sweet Cupcake Valentine printable project sheet with measurements and supplies listed for your shopping convenience!

It’s a great time to place those Stampin’ Up orders because Sale-a-bration is here! During Sale-a-bration, every $50 you purchase earns you a free Stampin’ Up! product. There are more details in this post.

Please email me if I can help you place a Sale-a-bration order! If you are ready, click here to shop Stampin’ Up!. If your order is less than $150, please use the host code: 7AVW3Z3W for a special free gift from me!

Kitchen Table Stamper Newsletter Subscribers Get More FREE

Did you know that my newsletter subscribers get FREE tutorials for cards you NEVER even see?!
I know, right?!

Perfect Mix 142933

I am sending a newsletter in an hour with a CUTE Valentine featuring a BRAND NEW Stampin’ Up! stamp set from the 2017 Occasions Catalog!

This handmade Valentine, featuring the Perfect Mix (142933) stamp set, is only seen by Kitchen Table Stamper newsletter subscribers! Get my FREE email newsletter HERE.

Paper and Ink Sketch #2 Love You Lots – Stampin’ Up Host Only

Hey Guys! It’s time for Paper and Ink Sketch #2, here is my take on the card sketch.


When I work with a card sketch, I grab my DSP, and cardstock then stamp set. Once those decisions are made and the sketch is applied the card is practically done.
For this card, I chose:

  • Affectionately Yours Specialty DSP on sale for $10.40
  • Affectionately Yours Cardstock
  • Love You Lots Host Only Stamp Set, just $9 with orders of $150 or more
  • plus Calypso Coral Seam Binding Ribbon on sale for only $2.80 per bolt
  • I placed an order at the beginning of the Closeout sale, now I have all this new stuff to play with. New stuff is fun – NEW stuff on Closeout prices is even more fun!

    Don’t miss the FREE printable Project Sheet with measurements, instruction and a supply list at the end of the post.


    You can combine the Closeout Sale with my Year End Promotion!

    Did you know that if you place a Stampin’ Up order of $150, through my webstore, you get $15 in Stampin’ Rewards, but that’s not all. If you order by December 31st at noon, you will also receive $20.50 worth of bonus product as my thank you gift for for helping me make my 2016 goals!

    Thank you for stopping by today and for considering my Year End offer!

    Printable measurements, instructions and supply list for this card – Love You Lots Paper and Ink Sketches #2 Project Sheet
    Download and/or print your Paper & Ink Sketch #2




    Check out the CLOSE OUT SALE HERE.

    New hostess code: EVHH3V7S

    – Orders under $150, get a free 12 piece 6×6 Stampin Up! Occasions Paper Sampler Pack thank you gift when you use the hostess code.

    Stampin’ Up! Love Notes Valentine Mini Mug – FREE products YEAR END PROMOTION


    Hey Guys! I made this sweet Valentine Mini Mug with lots of Closeout Christmas products like Pinecones & Presents DSP, Layering Circles Framelits and the Cookie Builder Punch and Stampin’ Up! Love Notes Framelits coming in the 2017 Occasions Catalog January 4th. This project a great way to get a jump on Valentine’s at a stock up price!

    I am off to do a little after Christmas SALE shopping. I spend some of my Christmas money on Stampin’ Up! goodies and some on new ornaments for my Christmas tree.

    Speaking of Christmas money…
    I have a goal for my Stampin’ Up business for 2016. It’s a stretch – but i am going to try. I am asking you for your help.

  • Do you have a Stampin’ Up! wish list?
  • Did you check out the Closeout Sale?
  • Have you been meaning to place an order and now you have some Christmas money too?
  • Now through December 31st at noon Central time you can take advantage of this YEAR END PROMOTION two ways!

    ANY ORDER: When place a Stampin’ Up! order of any size my webstore with hostess code: EVHH3V7S and I will send you a FREE 12 piece Occasions 6×6 paper sampler.

    Placing any size order is a fun way to get a variety of BRAND NEW Stampin’ Up! DSP papers to play with for FREE!

    PARTY ORDER: Place an order of $150 or more on my webstore and you will receive BOTH the Stampin’ Rewards FREE product of your choice AND a 48 page 6×6 DSP Stack (of my choice) with a coordinating Stampin’ Pad and 20 coordinating cardstock cardbases.

    It’s the perfect way to play along with the new Kitchen Tables Stamper Wonder Recipes!

    Thank you for stopping by today and thank you for your support in 2016! Without you, I wouldn’t be close to a goal to stretch for! I appreciate you considering my offer (aka – bribe). Let me know if you have any questions!

    Here is the video tutorial and don’t miss the FREE Printable Project sheet below!

    Love Notes Project Sheet

    Kitchen Table Stamper 6×6 Wonder Recipe #1


    Hey Guys! I have been struggling with making enough cards. I need to make MORE cards in less time! Do you feel like that? Do you often think you would send more happy mail if you could just make cards faster?

    I have a little something that’s cooking up in my brain. I don’t know where I am going with it for sure. I wonder if this brand new idea will help you. I think this is going to be a life saver for me! Let’s see.

    Introducing the brand new Kitchen Table Stamper 6×6 Wonder Recipe #1. Take a look at the video tutorial and print or save the FREE Project Sheet with measurements, a cutting diagram and supply list, then get crafting!!

    I am hoping you will try it and give me your feedback. Let me know in the comments or, even better, share your Stampin’ Up! card creations made with the 6×6 Wonder Recipe #1 here on our Kitchen Table Stamper Craft Social Facebook Group.

    Thank you for stopping by today! I can’t wait to see what you create!

    Print or save your Free Wonder Recipe #1 Project Sheet