Positive Thoughts!

Spring is calling out to me to use fun, bright colors.  This card was created for an ombre effect challenge.  I incorporated the new Pale Papaya “in color” that will be released on May 4th.  What do you think?


Stamp Set – Positive Thoughts
Ink – Momento Black, Daffodil Delight, Mango Melody, Pale Papaya
Cardstock – Mango Melody, Daffodil Delight, Basic Black, Whisper White, Brights collection & 2021-2023 In Color Designer Series Paper, Artistry Blooms Designer Series Paper
Accessories – Blending Brush, Nature’s Thoughts Dies, Stitched So Sweetly Dies, Stampin’ Seal, Stampin’ Dimensionals


  • Use  several ink colors & the new Blending Brushes to color in scrap of cardstock
  • Stamp the butterfly images
  • Die cut the butterflies using the Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine

Below you can see how I decorated the inside of the card.


The day we’ve been waiting for is almost here.  Tuesday, May 4th is the day the new 2021-2022 Annual Stampin’ Up! Catalog goes live.  But that’s not all…

You can JOIN THE FUN and purchase the Starter Kit for only $99.  Choose up to $155 worth of any products you desire!   That’s $56.00 worth of product for FREE, plus you save even more, because the Starter Kit ships for free! (promotion starts on May 4th)

After that, you will enjoy a savings of 20% and MORE on future purchases with your new demonstrator status.  No need to hold classes and workshops unless you want to.


  • A new demonstrator can select any eligible Stampin’ Up! products up to the stated value.
  •  The Starter Kit also includes business resources like catalogs, brochures, order forms, and postcards.
  • The Starter Kit also includes a FREE past Paper Pumpkin kit.
  • In addition to the amazing added value to their Starter Kit, when new team members join Stampin’ Up! they get to be a part of our amazing community of crafters. Plus, they get to enjoy sharing simple and fun crafting experiences with others, early access to products, and exclusive access to training events.

Questions??  Email me: deb@debsimonis.com

Be ready to sign up on Tuesday, May 4th!  It’s the best deal for papercrafters.  Don’t jump the gun and sign up before May 4th or you will only receive $125 worth of goodies for $99.  It makes sense to wait until May 4th when you can choose $155 for only $99!!

FREE Gift from me with every online order. Please use May Host Code VPGEBXTZ at checkout.

There is still time to sign up for my Paper & Ribbon/Trim Share.  Details can be seen here.

Thanks for stopping by.  Happy Stamping!

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