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Polished Pink - Pink Sunday

Hello and welcome to my blog; today I am kicking off my series on Breast Cancer Awareness and sharing a new project each Sunday all month long using a different shade of Pink from Stampin' Up!. This week I am featuring Polished Pink and I have a super cute project to share with you using this color.

For this week's Pink Sunday Project I used the Host Set Caroling Mice and the sentiment came from the Charming Sentiments Bundle. I started out by stamping the background of the card base made from a piece of Basic White Cardstock with the tree from the Caroling Mice Host Stamp Set. Yes, I stamped them all in Polished Pink Classic Ink.

I then added a strip of Polished Pink Cardstock down the edge of the card to draw attention to the color. I then stamped one of the mice from the Caroling Mice Host Stamp Set in Polished Pink Classic Ink onto a piece of Basic White Cardstock, before coloring it the scarf, hat, and coat with my Polished Pink Stampin' Blends. I did add in a little Melon Mambo Stampin' Blends for the contrast in the shadow areas of the coloring.

Polished Pink:

Polished Pink is a bright cheerful medium toned Pink that's darker than Blushing Bride, but lighter than Melon Mambo. It's also one of the 2021-2023 In Colors. So, in May when we get a new Annual Catalog Polished Pink will be retired and we will get a new In Color in its place. But for now it comes in the Classic Ink Pad, a Set of Stampin' Blends Combo Pack, Ribbon, embellishments, Ink Refills, and some of the Designer Series Paper.

Polished Pink is a fun playful color that can be mixed and match with a lot of the other colors in the Stampin' Up! Color Families. It's to me the color that you see most often used during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Here's a small list of all the Polished Pink Products currently available:

Breast Cancer Awareness Month:

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to raise awareness about the impact of breast cancer. You will see lots of pink this month in support of survivors, to bring awareness, and in remembrance just to name a few reasons.

The National Breast Cancer Foundation Inc.'s Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign this month is to "RISE to ensure every woman has access to the screenings she needs and the support she deserves. When we RISE, we Rally in Screening Everyone." You can find out more about their organization and to donate to the cause on their website here!

Caroling Mice Host Stamp Set:

Christmas tunes have never been this cute before! Add an element of adorable to your cards and gift tags with this Caroling Mice Stamp Set. Whether you choose to add a caroling trio of mice or a fun little solo singer like I did on this week's Pink Sunday Card singing her support for Breast Cancer Awareness, these little cuties are sure to make everyone on your list smile. Add some trees, a streetlight, and some stars to set the scene, then color it any way you want—the line-art images in this set are made to for custom coloring using your favorite Stampin’ Up! coloring technique.

This is a host stamp set that is only available with Stampin' Rewards. Earning rewards is easy and fun! Just place an order that meets the Stampin’ Rewards qualifications: You can shop for yourself and others (fun!) or host a party (so much fun!). To earn this set for free your order needs to be at least $150 before shipping and taxes to earn the Stampin' Rewards needed. But as you can see you can use the images when paired with a sentiment set to many different occasions or causes.

To finish off today's Pink Sunday Card Project I used some of the Adhesive Backed Stars which comes in both opaque white add a lovely iridescent shine. Thanks for dropping by today I hope that you have a wonderful day, and that you will RISE to support either yourself or someone else this month. Remember to check yourself and remind others to do the same every month.

Stampin' Up! Shopping List:

Ordering Special:

Place your orders here using the October 2022 Host Code: Q9DBMEZM

Using this link:

  • Any size order placed during the month will get a Handmade Thank You card in the mail along with a Thank you email that will contain my September Monthly Online Card Class Tutorial

  • Place a Minimum $35 Order using the Host Code and I will send you the September Monthly Online Card Class Make & Take Packets in the mail.

  • Place a Minimum $50 Order using the Host Code and receive a punch on your Crafty Corner Rewards Card

  • Place a Minimum $75 Order using the Host Code and I will send you a sample pack of Real Red & White Glimmer Paper as a Thank you Gift as well.

  • If your order is over $150, please don’t use the host code You will receive Stampin’ Rewards for your order.

Host code will be closed at 6 am on October 24th. All orders must be in by midnight on October 23rd to qualify. Registrations for classes and club do not qualify for Crafty Rewards.

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Upcoming Classes:

Weekly Mini Class:

Join me each Thursday at 3 pm CST (4 pm EST, 2 pm Mt, 1 pm PST) on both my Facebook Business Page & my YouTube Channel for my Weekly Mini Class! Each week I will bring you a new set of projects featuring New products from Stampin' Up!

Merriest Moments Online Christmas Card Class:

Save the date for the October Online Christmas Card Class featuring the Merriest Moments Stamp Set! Deadline to register is October 14th.

October Online Monthly Card Class:

Come and stamp with me during my Online Monthly Card Class on the third Thursday of each month live on both my Facebook Business Page & my YouTube Channel! October's Online Monthly Card Class features the Painted Pheasant Stamp Set from the July - December Mini Catalog. The October Online Card Class is scheduled for October 20, 2022 at 3 pm CST (4 pm EST, 2 pm Mt, 1 pm PST)

Crafty Corner Monthly Online Card Club:

Sign Up for the October 2022 Online Card Club featuring the Cozy & Bright Card Kit from Stampin' Up!. Deadline to sign up is October 20th! Click here for more details!

Fall Online Stamp Camp:

Save the date for this year's Fall Online Stamp Camp featuring the Splendid Thoughts Bundle! Deadline to register is October 29th 2022!

Sweet Songbirds Online Crafty Class:

Join me as sweet notes of Fall feels the air with my Sweet Songbirds Crafty Class! During the class you will make five different sweet Fall Card ideas to get you ready for your Fall themed All Occasion Card needs with plenty of supplies left over to create more projects! Registration Deadline is October 25th, 2022

Santa's Workshop - Online Stamp Camp:

Join me for the most festive Stamp Camp of the year! Each year I hold my Santa's Workshop Online Stamp Camp in November! Where you will make ten festive projects ready to give as gifts for the upcoming holiday season! Registration will open for this year's Santa's Workshop Online Stamp Camp on October 20th and the deadline to be registered is November 19th! Watch your inbox for details!

Happy Stampin'

Rick Adkins

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