Sunday, May 29, 2022

One For the Guys

Hi everyone.  Father's Day is just around the corner and I've been busy making a variety of Father's Day cards showcasing one of the masculine stamp sets from the new Stampin' Up! Annual Catalogue called ""He's All That".  

This 11-piece red rubber cling stamp set is definitely going to be a keeper.  These vintage images and versatile greetings are perfect for Father's Day, birthdays, and just because.

Product #159071.  STAMP SET ONLY

Product # 159079 THE BUNDLE

Here's My Card:

I wanted a bold layered look so the Freshly Made Sketch #537 was the perfect design.  Here's a look at the FMS sketch:

I used the "He's The Man" #159068 designer series paper for my card front layers and it really steals the show. In fact, while I had intended to do more stamping on this card, but the dsp pulled it together very quickly. I also used the Rustic Metallic Adhesive backed dots #159082 to add some manly glam. 

I really enjoyed using the label dies from the set.  For the inside of the card I stamped the image on Whisper White and cut it out with the label die.  I then cut out a second label using the rectangular die and mounted the two together.  

This Designer Paper coordinates so well and there is absolutely no waste.  And if you don't have the stamp set to add a sentiment, no worries as there are two pages of labels including the one in the picture that can be applied.  The bow tie was added with dimensionals to the base of the words and a small gem was added to the center. 

Well that's it for today.  Thanks so much for dropping by.  I hope you enjoyed this card.  

Happy Stamping!
Penny Tokens Stampin' Spot 
Penny Hanuszak, CDN Independent Stampin' Up Demonstrator 

Sunday, May 22, 2022

Nuts and Bolts for Freshly Made Sketches 536

For all my Canadian friends and family where ever you are, have a happy and safe Victoria Day long weekend.  Hope you're getting sunshine like we are.  Two days in a row, whoo hoo!  Yeah, it's been such a long time.

Speaking of long times, it's been a while since I participated in a card sketch challenge, so I thought I'd dive in with this sketch from Freshly Made Sketches.  The moment I saw it I knew what I wanted to create with this fun sketch.  

Click here to see the Freshly Made Challenge

Here's My Card:  

The Details:  

I fell in love with the red rubber cling stamp set called Nuts and Bolts when the January to February 2022 Sale-a-bration (SAB) started.  It was so cute and FREE in the SAB.  My only problem was I bought so many stamp sets and bundles from the new Mini that I never got around to using it before it retired the end of February.  So when I saw the sketch from FMS I thought here's my perfect opportunity.  

Stamp Set:    

Nuts and Bolts stamp set featured in the January to February Sale-a-bration catalogue.  Product # 157650.  This item is now retired.  

Product #157650 from the 2022 Jan-Feb Sale-a-bration Sale.  

  • 8 1/ x 5 1/4" Marina Mist for Card Base scored at 4 1/4"
  • 5 3/8" x 4 1/8" Misty Moonlight card stock for 1st layer on card front, scrap for sentiment
  • Cut two 4" x 5 1/4" Whisper White layers for the front and inside of the card.  Emboss the front panel.
  • Additional scraps of Whisper White to stamp the sentiment and robots on.  All the robots were fussy cut and coloured with blends. 
Designer Series Paper:
  • 2 1/2" x 6" piece of Simply Marbelous DSP from the Jan/Feb 2022
  •  Sale-a-bration catalogue. 
  • Punch out three 1 3/4" circles from Simply Marbelous DSP  
  • Momento Black ink  for sentiment and stamped images.
  • Blends - Petal Pink, Pool Party, Smokey Slate and Basic Black light.  
  • 1 3/4" circle punch
  • gemstones 
Well that's it for today's post and for this Freshly Made Sketch challenge.  I hope you enjoyed it.  


Penny Hanuszak, Independent Stampin' Up Demonstrator 

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Pick of the Crop May Paper Pumpkin Kit


Although you wouldn't know it from our current wet weather trend but summer is on its way.  We live in the "berry belt" of Canada so summer berries and fruit are top on our list.  This year in particular because of the shortage of bees and the wet soggy weather we've had our berry crops are taking longer than usual.  We'll just have to have patience and when they arrive  support our local farmers during this hardship time.  Can't wait!  

I also can't wait to get my hands on the May 11 to June 11th "Pick of the Crop" Paper Pumpkin kit.  It looks like it's going to be yummy! 

Check it out on my website store by clicking here. 
The Pick of the Crop Paper Pumpkin kit is chock full of fun and includes many of my favourite colours and berry themes. This all-inclusive kit includes enough supplies to:

  • create 9 cards with card bases measuring 4-1/4" x 5-1/2"  - you get 3 each of 3 designs
  • 9 printed card bases featuring coordinating colors: Blackberry Bliss, Cajun Craze, Calypso Coral, Crushed Curry, Garden Green, Night of Navy, Soft Succulent 
  • 9 coordinating envelopes (4-1/2" x 5-3/4" (11.4 x 14.6 cm))
  • Photopolymer Stamp set to express love, gratitude and style.  The sentiments say “Love you a whole bunch”, “You’re the pick of the crop”, “You are the sweetest,” and so many more
  • a selection of die-cut paper pieces including some specialty vellum pieces 
  • a Calypso Coral Classic Stampin’ Spot!
  • Adhesive
  • Bonus: This kit includes a canvas mini shopping bag that measures 5 3/8" x 6", which can be used to hold a couple cards for a unique craft element. 

Note: Additional bags will be available to purchase separately on my shopping web site.

Just look at this cute little "bonus" canvas bag that's
included in this month's kit!  

This kit can only be ordered up until June 10th, so if you're interested in getting it don't hesitate.  Order it now.  

Happy Stamping!
Penny Tokens Stampin' Spot

Penny Hanuszak, Independent Stampin' Up Demonstrator

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Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Colourful New Reasons to Join Stampin' Up!


It's a brand new season for Stampin' Up! beginning today, and it just couldn't be any more exciting. Why am I excited to share this news with you:
  • We have a new Annual Catalogue 
  • Five brand new fabulous InColors

   Join Now Promotion 
Click here to Join My Team 
In Color Starter Kit
Do you love to craft? Would you like to earn a supplemental income? Do you want to be a part of a fantastic community of creative people?

Then becoming a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator may be the perfect opportunity for you. Join now and with your Starter Kit you’ll also receive FREE 2022–2024 In Color products, including In Color Grid Paper, In Color Ink Pad Collection, In Color Cardstock Assortment Collection, and In Color 6" x 6" Designer Series Paper Assortments. 

That’s an additional $91.25 value of products just for joining the team!

For just $135 CAD, you’ll get to order your own customized Starter Kit with $165 CAD of products + FREE shipping + the business supplies you need to get started.

And for this month only, you’ll receive the following In Color products for FREE when you sign up between 3–31 May: 

    • 2022–2024 In Color Grid Paper (item 160009)

    • 2022–2024 In Color Ink Pad Collection (item 161108)

    • 2022–2024 In Color Cardstock Collection (item 159204)

    • 2022–2024 In Color 6" x 6" Designer Series Paper Assortments (item 159253)

    • Don’t miss out! Join now and with your Starter Kit and you’ll also receive a FREE Paper Pumpkin kit ($30.00 value).
      This is a great opportunity to start out with the new products or if you were a previous demo to come back with a fresh start.  


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Sunday, May 1, 2022

My May Hostess Code Rewards


How did we get to May?  May is going to be an exciting month.  Here's what's coming your way:

  • The release of the new Annual Catalogue  on May 3rd.  

  • 5 brand new incolors:  Sweet Sorbet, Parkakeet Party, Orchid Oasis, Starry Sky, Tahitian Tide  

A brand new Hostess Code:

I really appreciate receiving orders from my customers, whether they're big or small.  As a token of my appreciation you will receive Stampin' Rewards based on the size/amount of your order.  Here's how you can qualify during the month of May:   

  • If your order is under $200.00 before shipping, handling and tax.  You will quality for:
    • a  special thank you card featuring one of the new stamp sets and products for 2022
    • a PDF copy of instructions for the card
    • a Stampin' reward which I choose - it's a surprise! 
    • automatically receive catalogues mailed directly to your home for the catalogue year (if order is between $50.00 - 199.00 before shipping, handling and tax). 
  • If your order is over $200.00 you will automatically receive Stampin' Rewards which you can choose.  The amount of the reward is based on your total merchandise order (before shipping, handling and tax).   

  • You'll also receive from me:
  • a special thank you card featuring one of the new stamp sets and products for 2022 
  • a PDF copy of instructions for the card 
  • automatically receive catalogues mailed directly to your home for the catalogue year (if order is between $50.00 - 199.00 before shipping, handling and tax).
Just remember before you close the order on your shopping cart to add Hostess Code ZKYWQYDQ.   If you're not sure how to add the code contact me and I'll walk you through.  It's really easy.  


Penny Hanuszak, Independent Stampin' Up Demonstrator 


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