Diagonal Gate Fold Card

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This diagonal gate fold looked a bit intimidating at first glance but it's an easy fun and fancy fold with a dramatic look.  One of my team members sent a card with this fold and I knew that I had to recreate it!

That Brushed Metallic Card Stock enhanced with the Subtle Embossing Folder is striking for the card front and the Beautiful Autumn Bundle from the new Stampin' Up! Mini Catalog makes it perfect for the upcoming season.

Here's the video with the how-to! Get ready...you are going to want to create several!

Lisa's Inklings:

  • Mint base 4-1/4 x 7 -1/2.  Score at 2-1/2 x 5 on long side.
  • On the two side panels, make a diagonal score from right corner down to left tip.
  • DSP: 2-1/4 x 4 for back triangles, diagonal cut left top to right.
  • Brushed Metallic in Copper: 2-1/4 x 4, diagonal cut right corner down to left.
  • Very Vanilla: 2-1/4 x 4 for inside and scrap for Tasteful Label die cut.
  • DSP to punch leaves and acorn and to die cut Tasteful Label circle.

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This card would be a fun surprise for anyone!  So many options with different stamps, inks, and paper.

Here are the supplies used in this project. Just click the links to shop!

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Thanks for stopping by and watching this fun diagonal gate fold card with the Beautiful Autumn Bundle.


Autumn Themed Thank You Card

autumn thank you cardToday's project and video tutorial features some new products from the new Stampin' Up! August to December 2020 Mini Catalog. 

This catalog launched yesterday and is a month earlier than in past years which gives us even more time to create for fall and winter seasons and holidays!  Isn't that awesome!

Here's the video of the cardmaking process.  Ready?

Lisa's Inklings:
Mint Macaron base is cut 4-1/4 x 11 and scored at 5-1/2.
Gilded Autumn Specialty DSP:  Mint/Gold 3 x 5-1/4, Stripe 1 x 5-1/4
Cajun Craze CS: 1 x 5-1/4
Very Vanilla CS: 3 x 4 for die-cutting, scrap for stamping and punching, 4 x 5-1/4 for inside of card

Click Here to Download the Ink and Inspirations Project Sheet

 

autumn thank you cardSupply List for this autumn themed card:

CURRENT HOST CODE: GW34JZZB

Place in order of $50 or more before shipping and tax in my Online Store with Host Code GW34JZZB and receive a FREE gift from me!  
***IMPORTANT! 
If your order totals, $150 or more before shipping and tax, no need to use the code.  You will earn Stampin' Rewards from Stampin' Up! for any product that is current and I will still send your gift!

August-masculine-thank-you.email-bannerFree PDF with any order in August!

Three masculine card ideas with supply listing and instructions for any order placed in August with Lisa Brown.

Thank you for stopping by today to see this autumn themed thank you card with some new products from the Stampin' Up! Mini Catalog. Be sure to check out the new online store where you can shop for supplies for your seasonal and holiday crafting!

 


New Stampin' Up! Online Shopping Experience!

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The beautiful new online store from Stampin' Up! is up and running to make your shopping experience the best ever!

Here is the link: Lisa's Stampin' Up! Online Store

Be sure to check for my name in the upper left corner (as shown below) and sign in on the right.  If you are new to the site, you can create an account.

New-online-storeThere are many new features including larger graphics, the ability to create a wish list, leave feedback, and much more!

Also new today is the beautiful Handmade for You Mini Catalog, formerly known as the Holiday Catalog!

07.01.20_SHAREABLE_AD_CATALOG_PREORDER_USYou can start shopping now!

Get a copy of this August to December Mini Catalog FREE from me if you do not have a current Stampin' Up! Demonstrator and plan to place your next order from me. E-mail me  if you are interested!

CURRENT HOST CODE: GW34JZZB

Place in order of $50 or more before shipping and tax in my Online Store with Host Code GW34JZZB and receive a FREE gift from me!  
***IMPORTANT! 
If your order totals, $150 or more before shipping and tax, no need to use the code.  You will earn Stampin' Rewards from Stampin' Up! for any product that is current and I will still send your gift!

August-masculine-thank-you.email-bannerFree PDF with any order in August!

Three masculine card ideas with supply listing and instructions for any order placed in August with Lisa Brown.

A great new shopping experience and fabulous products await you in the new Online Store from Stampin' Up!


New Stampin' Up! Online Store Launches Tuesday, August 4th

Stencil.youtube-thumbnailThere's a new Stampin' Up! Online Store launching on Tuesday, August 4th...the same day the new Mini Catalog goes LIVE!

The "store" will have a new look and and some great features! 

Here are some things you should know:

  • Before the 4th (Tuesday) visit my Online Store HERE and make note of your user name and password.
  • If you do not know this information, reset your password.  If you need assistance, you should call Stampin' Up! support at 800-STAMPUP.
  • When shopping the new store, check for my name at the top as your demonstrator, Lisa Solis Brown.
  • Remember... if you earned Bonus Days coupons in July, you may redeem these between August 4th and 31st.

 

If you have questions today, please email me at lisa@inkandinspirations.com.

Current Host Code: GW34JZZB

If your order totals $150 or more before shipping and tax, please do not use the host code!  You will earn Stampin' Rewards on your order for free product!

FREE PDF with any order in August from Lisa Brown

August-masculine-thank-you.email-bannerReceive a FREE PDF with three masculine card ideas from Lisa with any order in August!

Enjoy shopping the new Stampin' Up! Online Store beginning August 4, 2020.

 

 


Handmade Card Gift Set with His Love from Stampin' Up!

Stampin-up-his-love-diy-gift-1This handmade card gift set with Stampin' Up! His Love was featured as a Premiere video on YouTube. 

With an easy assembly, you will be able to make these for gifts for friends and family.  Pairing it with products from the Forever Greenery Suite, you will love this collection of handmade items.

Stampin-up-his-love-diy-gift-2Here is the video that premiered on YouTube, July 30, 6 PM Central Time.  Enjoy the show then read on for more details on the project.

For Card Holder:

  • Card stock is cut 6-1/4" x 10-3/4".  Score on long side at 4-3/4" and 6".
  • Pocket for cards- Card stock is cut 8-3/8" x 5".  Score at 2" on all 4 sides.
  • Forever Greenery Designer Series Paper: For front and back of cover, cut 2 pieces at 6" x 4-1/2". Strip for pocket can be cut 1" x 9-1/2" - 12".
  • You will need some card stock 3" x4" to cut Tasteful Labels Die, Gold Foil Sheet cut 3" x 4" for cross, and a your choice of a pre-cut Forever Gold Die.

Stampin-up-his-love-card-hopeCard #1 Hope

  • Garden Green cut 5-1/2 x 8-1/2.
  • DSP cut 4 x 5-1/4 plus a 1 x 4 strip for inside.
  • Whisper White for inside cut 4 x 5-1/4.
  • 16-18 inches of ribbon

Stampin-up-his-love-card-rejoiceCard #2 Rejoice

  • Just Jade cut 5-1/2" x 8-1/2".
  • DSP cut 4"x 5-1/4 "plus a 1" x 4" strip for inside.
  • Whisper White for inside cut 4" x 5-1/4".
  • Two pieces of ribbon- 6" and 4".

Stampin-up-his-love-card-faithCard # 3 Faith

  • Pretty Peacock cut 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" and 3" x 4" for scalloped oval die cut.
  • DSP cut 4"x 5-1/4 "plus a 1" x 4" strip for inside.
  • Whisper White for inside cut 4" x 5-1/4" plus another piece approx. 4" x 5" for die cuts.
  • Two sprigs from Forever Gold.

Stampin-up-his-love-card-blessingCard #4 Blessing

  • Garden Green cut 5-1/2" x 8-1/2".
  • DSP cut 4"x 5-1/4 "plus a 1" x 4" strip for inside and 1-1/4" x 4" for card front.
  • Whisper White for inside cut 4" x 5-1/4" and 1/2" x 4" for sentiment.  (Trim as needed after stamping.)

With the video and these instructions you should have this beautiful handmade card gift set together in no time...enjoy! 


Time's Running Out!

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Time is running out to sign up for my 2020 Stampin' Up! August -December Mini Catalog Paper Share.
This is a great way to try each of these paper share collection and you still have a few more days to sign up!
For $67 (includes Priority Shipping), you will receive 65, 6" x 12” sheets and 36, 6 x 6” sheets.


Heartwarming Hugs – 6- 6 x12 sheets
Poinsettia Place – 6 - 6 x 12 sheets
Plush Poinsettia Specialty – 3 -6 x 12 sheets
Red & Green Foil Sheets – 2- 6 x 12 sheets
Brightly Gleaming Specialty -6 - 6 x 12 sheets (returning favorite)
Feels Like Frost Specialty 6” x 6” – 12 -6 x 6 sheets (returning favorite)
Trimming the Town – 6 - 6 x 12 sheets
Wonder of the Season Specialty – 6 - 6 x12 sheets
Tis the Season 6” x 6”, 12 - 6 x 6 sheets
Toile Tidings 6 - 6 x 12 sheets (returning favorite)
Snowflake Splendor 6 - 6 x 12 sheets
Balmy Blue Glimmer 1 - 6 x 12 sheets
Gilded Autumn Specialty 6 - 6 x 12 sheets
Brushed Metallic 3- 6 x 12 sheets
Magic in This Night 6 - 6 x 12 sheets
Black Glitter Paper 1- 6 x 12
Plaid Tidings 6” x 6” 12- 6 x 6 sheets
Red Velvet Paper Pack 1- 6 x 12 sheet

Here's a video with a look at the papers!

 

We offer this paper share for you to sample these new papers from Stampin' Up!  Jackie and I will cut, package, label then reship the papers listed in this post to you.  The cost is about 1/4th of what it would be to order all of these packs yourself.  Then you are able to see, touch, and create with these papers and reorder your favorites in my online store.
Here's How to Reserve the 2020 August-December Mini Catalog Paper Share.
E-mail me with the following information:

Name
Shipping address and phone number
Email address that you use for PayPal
Please put 2020 Aug-Dec Mini Catalog Paper Share in the subject line
I will add you to the list and will email you with the link requesting payment.
 
COST:
$67 for 65 - 6" x 12" Sheets and 36 -6” x 6” sheets. (Includes shipping.)

Payment via PayPal. Email request will be from Lisa Brown.  (No e-checks or checks accepted.)
Only U.S. Addresses
Designer Paper Share Schedule:
July 29, 2020- Lisa will email you with a request for payment for your paper share.
August 2, 2020 - Deadline to pay.
August 4, 2020 - Lisa will order all the paper from Stampin' Up!


Once we receive the paper, we will cut, label, package, and ship it to you. Our plan is to have these shares in the mail to you the week of August 24th unless there are backorders.

***In case of backorders, paper shares will not be mailed until all paper is received.


*Paper Shares are not eligible for Ink and Inspirations Customer Rewards.
*In case of backorders, shares will not be mailed until all papers are received.  I will contact you on the status.
*Available for U.S. addresses only.
 
E-mail me and reserve your spot now in Lisa's 2020 August-December Mini Catalog Paper Share!


Another Fun Fold Card - Diamond Fold

IMG_3741This fun fold card is called the diamond fold and it is so much fun to make!

It's easy to score and assemble and so cute for cards for the "littles".  This one is created with the image and sentiment from the Hippo Happiness Bundle.

Watch the video and then read on for some details...

 

Lisa's Inklings:

IMG_3740Below are the supplies for this cute project.  If you are looking for a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, I would be so happy to serve you and will truly appreciate your business!

Product List

Reminders:

Image may contain: text that says 'Bonus are ending Days soon! EARN IN JULY, SPEND IN AUGUST STAMPIN'

Use this time to stock up on all the basic supplies you need (card stock, adhesives, etc.). Then beginning August 4th, reward yourself by getting something from your wish list from the new August to December Mini Catalog!

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Are you ready to try this fun fold?  Make a diamond fold card for someone special and I'll bet you can't stop with just one!


Add a 3D Effect on Your Handmade Cards

IMG_3705With a few snips and some dimensional adhesive, it's easy to have a 3D effect on your handmade cards. 

Here you can see a beautiful bunch of sunflowers from the Jar of Flowers stamp set.

Let's take a look at creating this effect!

Lisa's Inklings:

Here is the list of supplies used for today's project.  If you are looking for a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, I would be honored and extremely grateful!

Stampin' Up! Supply List

Reminders:

The Jar Of Flowers Photopolymer Stamp Set [152515] has some beautiful images for cardmaking!  Get yours today and put this easy 3D effect on your next cardmaking project!


Easy and Fun Technique with Your Handmade Cards

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Wow...this is an easy and fun technique that packs a punch on your handmade cards!

Known as the Scrappy Strip Technique, you may have seen card samples with this technique and I sit and wonder why it took me so long to try it! It's so very simple!

Below is the video of the making of two cards with this technique.  It's a little chatty but I was trying to mimic a LIVE broadcast so I hope you enjoy it!

 

Here are the supplies for the first card...

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IMG_3816Here are the supplies for the Sunshine Card...

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Lisa's Inklings:

  • Card base measures 5-1/2 x 8-1/2.
  • Layer is cut 5-1/4 x 4.  You can cut this down to preferred size after you get the strips glued.
  • Try to cut strips 5 to 5-1/2 inches long.  I try to start with a piece that's at least 5-1/2" in length.
  • First strip should run straight with the edge and not overhang the cardstock layer.

Thanks for stopping by for this "Ridiculously Awesome" easy and fun technique! Now it's your turn to try!


Have Some Lemonade, Stampin' Up! Style!

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Have some lemonade, Stampin' Up! style, with the Jar Of Flowers Bundle [154064] from Stampin' Up!

This fun card is just the thing to send to friends on these hot summer days!

The base is from the Flowers For Every Season Memories & More Cards & Envelopes [153101] and features our most recently added Stampin' Up! InColors. 

What's an  InColor?  Stampin' Up! adds and features five new colors each year that are on trend in home decor, fashion, art, and crafting.  These colors remain in the color line up for two years with a new set added with each launch of the Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog.

The Flowers for Every Season Suite features these InColors and makes for a beautiful combination for you to create!

Here is the video how-to for today's lemonade card!

Product specifics are pictured below.  Looking for a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator?  I would be honored to serve you!  Thank you so much for your consideration...just click the links below to shop.

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Jar-of-flowers-lemonade-cardHere's another fun card with the Jar of Flowers Bundle!

Thanks for tuning in today for this refreshing jar of lemonade card with Stampin' Up! Jar of Flowers. Be sure to check in for the next post for a fun technique that you will want to try!


What I Am Missing Most

Screenshot_2020-07-20 Lisa Brown ( inkandinspirations) • Instagram photos and videosThroughout the months since this past March, what we've missed most are these three precious granddaughters. 

Before you ask...yes, Jackie and I are still being very cautious since I have a heart condition and we now have my 90 year old dad here with us.  One of our daughters and her husband are both medical professionals.  She is a trauma/ER nurse and he, a nurse anesthetist, so they are both in the thick of it all, so to speak.  We are blessed and grateful for their service and their knowledge.  Our youngest daughter and her husband work in ministry; he a pastor of a church in north Texas. We look to all of them for guidance and we wait in hope.

I've talked to many of you who are also in this same situation.  How thankful we are for technology with FaceTime, video chat, and Zoom.  At least this youngest little sweetheart will recognize me when I get to hug and hold her again.

Screenshot_2020-07-20 Lisa Brown ( inkandinspirations) • Instagram photos and videos(1)Our two girls were able to get their families together this past weekend and look how sweet these cousins are playing together.  This makes my heart so happy!  Don't you just love candid shots like this?

Although we are not all together, these captured moments are priceless.  I see some memory keeping/scrapbooking pages forthcoming with these photos!

I am thankful to find joy in these moments that these our girls and their families share.   And, I know in my heart that the Lord is working on us and through us in all of this.  In Him is our hope.

I pray that your days may bring you joy and that hope fill your hearts.

May the peace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all!


Hippo Happiness Treat Box and Video

Diy-small-box-kids-hippo-happinessToday's project and video tutorial is a fun little treat box using the Stampin' Up! Hippo Happiness Bundle (English) [154080].  This bundle has a fun stamp set and an awesome set of coordinating dies that had three sets of labels that can be used with any project!

Our granddaughters will love receiving some fun things in these cute boxes.  But, think of this project as not just for the young but for all the young at heart, too!

Watch the video below and see how easy this is to put this little box together!

 

Lisa's Inklings:

Hippo-happiness-box-for-kidsHere are the projects used in today's treat box video.  It's easy to shop...just click the links!  I would be so grateful to serve you as your Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

Product List

Free Mini Online Class with Any Order from Lisa in July 2020!

July-free.email-bannerLearn to make three beautiful cards with the Prized Peony Bundle...from simple to stunning! 
Place any order from Lisa Brown HERE and receive access to this online card class with Prize Peony within 48 hours!
Class includes three cardmaking videos and a bonus video on assembling the beautiful die cut peony.

Host Code: WGTCVK9Y
(Please do not use the code if your order totals $150 before shipping and tax)

  • Any order will receive my Beautiful Cards with Prized Peony Online Mini Class Videos.
  • Place an order of $50- $149.99 with Host Code before shipping and tax and receive the Prize Peony class, an embellishment pack from the new catalog from me.
  • Orders of $150 or more before shipping and tax qualify for all of the above plus you will receive Stampin' Rewards for FREE product on your order. (NO CODE NEEDED)

Thank you for tuning in for today's Hippo Happiness Treat Box! Order today so you can start creating some fun projects for the young at heart.


DIY Gift Idea and Video with Stampin' Up! Celebrate Sunflowers

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Celebrate Sunflowers is one of the much-loved bundles from the Stampin' Up! catalog.  This stamp set and coordinating dies are beautiful and made for a sweet DIY notecard gift set when paired with the Mini Paper Pumpkin B0xes [153069].  These boxes are perfectly sized for our Whisper White Note Cards & Envelopes [131527].  These also come in Very Vanilla!

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Here's the video that was recorded for my Facebook "semi" LIVE.  My Facebook experience has been testing me lately so now the videos are recorded ahead of time to post after chatting LIVE for a bit. So without further ado...on with the show!

Lisa's Inklings:

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Bonus Days In July!  Earn a $5 coupon code with every $50 in product that you order (before shipping and tax) from July 1- August 3rd!

There is no limit on the number of coupon codes you can earn.  $5 coupon code for every $50 on a single order! And, remember that you can earn Customer Reward punches from me with your order!

You'll be so pleased with the Celebrate Sunflowers Bundle (English) [154065].  Order the Celebrate Sunflowers Bundle today and create some beautiful projects and gift sets!

 


Fun Fold Card with Prized Peony

Fun-fold-card-prized-peonyHere's a fun fold made with the Prized Peony Cling Stamp Set and the beautiful Peony Garden Designer Series Paper [152483].

This is a corner panel fold and is really easy with a few measurements. In the video tutorial, you will see specific directions for measuring, folding, and cutting so be sure to watch the entire video.  You will enjoy making this fun fold card.  Let's take a look...

Lisa's Inklings:

  • Card base is cut 8 x 5-1/2 and folded in half at 4".
  • Mark as seen in video 1/2" from top left from fold and 3-1/2" down on the right open side of the card. Score.
  • Designer paper for inside  is cut 3-1/2 x 5  and ww cut at 1-3/4 x 3-1/4.
  • For outside cut designer paper  5-1/4 x 3-3/4.  Mark in 1/4" from top left and 1-3/4" up from bottom right.  Draw a line connecting these two marks and trim off.
  • Cut a 3 x 3 square of designer paper in half diagonally for triangle corner fold.
  • The video will explain all of these steps!

Here's the list of products used on this fun fold card.  Just click the links to shop.  I would be honored to be your Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

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See another card created with the beautiful Prized Peony Bundle (English) [154056] HERE.

Free Mini Online Class with Order from Lisa in July 2020!

July-free.email-bannerLearn to make three beautiful cards with the Prized Peony Bundle...from simple to stunning! 
Place any order from Lisa Brown HERE and receive access to this online card class with Prize Peony within 48 hours!
Class includes three cardmaking videos and a bonus video on assembling the beautiful die cut peony. (Offer expires July 31, 2020)

July 2020 Host Code: WGTCVK9Y
(Please do not use the code if your order totals $150 before shipping and tax)

  • Any order in July 2020 will receive my Beautiful Cards with Prized Peony Online Mini Class Videos.
  • Place an order of $50- $149.99 with Host Code before shipping and tax and receive the Prize Peony class, an embellishment pack from the new catalog from me.
  • Orders of $150 or more before shipping and tax qualify for all of the above plus you will receive Stampin' Rewards for FREE product on your order. (NO CODE NEEDED)

Thanks for tuning in for today's fun fold card idea now it's your turn to give it a try!

 


New Paper Share for Stampin' Up! August-December 2020 Mini Catalog {Video}

Announcing my 2020 Stampin' Up! August -December Mini Catalog Paper Share.
This is a great way to try each of these paper share collections…reserve your share today!

For $67 (includes Priority Shipping), you will receive 65, 6" x 12” sheets and 36, 6 x 6” sheets.


Heartwarming Hugs – 6- 6 x12 sheets
Poinsettia Place – 6 - 6 x 12 sheets
Plush Poinsettia Specialty – 3 -6 x 12 sheets
Red & Green Foil Sheets – 2- 6 x 12 sheets
Brightly Gleaming Specialty -6 - 6 x 12 sheets (returning favorite)
Feels Like Frost Specialty 6” x 6” – 12 -6 x 6 sheets (returning favorite)
Trimming the Town – 6 - 6 x 12 sheets
Wonder of the Season Specialty – 6 - 6 x12 sheets
Tis the Season 6” x 6”, 12 - 6 x 6 sheets
Toile Tidings 6 - 6 x 12 sheets (returning favorite)
Snowflake Splendor 6 - 6 x 12 sheets
Balmy Blue Glimmer 1 - 6 x 12 sheets
Gilded Autumn Specialty 6 - 6 x 12 sheets
Brushed Metallic 3- 6 x 12 sheets
Magic in This Night 6 - 6 x 12 sheets
Black Glitter Paper 1- 6 x 12
Plaid Tidings 6” x 6” 12- 6 x 6 sheets
Red Velvet Paper Pack 1- 6 x 12 sheet

Here's a video with a peek at the papers and what you will get in the share!

We offer this paper share for you to sample these new papers from Stampin' Up!  We cut, package, label then reship the papers listed in this post to you.  The cost is about 1/4th of what it would be to order all of these packs yourself.  Then you are able to see, touch, and create with these papers and reorder your favorites in my online store.
Here's How to Reserve the 2020 August-December Mini Catalog Paper Share.
E-mail me with the following information:

Name
Shipping address and phone number
Email address that you use for PayPal
Please put 2020 Aug-Dec Mini Catalog Paper Share in the subject line
I will add you to the list and will email you with the link requesting payment on July 29, 2020.

 
COST:
$67 for 65 - 6" x 12" Sheets and 36 -6” x 6” sheets. (Includes shipping.)

Payment via PayPal. Email request will be from Lisa Brown.  (No e-checks or checks accepted.)
Only U.S. Addresses
Designer Paper Share Schedule:
July 29, 2020- Lisa will email you with a request for payment for your paper share.
August 2, 2020 - Deadline to pay.
August 4, 2020 - Lisa will order all the paper from Stampin' Up!


Once we receive the paper, we will cut, label, package, and ship it to you. Our plan is to have these shares in the mail to you the week of August 24th unless there are backorders.

***In case of backorders, paper shares will not be mailed until all paper is received.



*Paper Shares are not eligible for Ink and Inspirations Customer Rewards.
*In case of backorders, shares will not be mailed until all papers are received.
*Available for U.S. addresses only.
 
E-mail me and reserve your spot now in Lisa's 2020 August-December Mini Catalog Paper Share!