Class: Christmas Card Club (June-November)

Want to get ahead with your Christmas crafting in your own time?

From June to November, my Christmas Card Club will run.

Receive a kit in the post each month containing the items* you need to create two Christmas cards. You will create the cards in your own time using the instructional video provided.

The design will change each month, so there’s the opportunity to make six different designs from June to November.

With an I Want It All option for those who book for the full six months in advance, Pay As You Go, and the opportunity to add extra cards each month too, you can get ahead with your Christmas crafting in your own way.

Please note, this is an EXTRA opportunity to craft and will not replace my Crack Your Christmas Cards or Special Christmas Cards classes.


There are two options for Christmas Card Club:

Option 1: Pay As You Go (PAYG)
£7.50 a month (June-November)

Each month you book for, you will receive:

– A class kit posted to you, containing the items needed to create 2 identical Christmas Cards (cardstock, envelopes, ribbons, embellishments etc*)
The cards will be pre-designed by Karen and will be post friendly when made.
– An email containing a link to a short instructional video for the month (videos will go live on 25th of each month).

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* You will need to provide:
– Scissors
– Adhesives
– Any sentiments and inkpads you wish to use
– Wink of Stella (if you want to add sparkle).

Due to Stampin’ Up! rules, kits will NOT include stamped items.

Option 2: I Want It All (IWIA)
£40.00 Book in advance (by 9th June) for the FULL six months

You will receive the same class kits as above, over a six month period, at a discounted price for booking in advance.

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Extras
£1.50 each

Extra cards: Add 1, 2, 3 or more extra cards each month.
Extra cards MUST be added by the booking deadline each month.


Please note: these are projects that you will create in your own time, using the instructional video provided for each month you have booked.

Book your place by 18:00 on the following dates:

June – Thursday 9th June 2022 (if you would like the I Want It All Option, please use the booking form for June ONLY and indicate that option when booking)
July – Saturday 9th July 2022
August – Tuesday 9th August 2022
September – Friday 9th September 2022
October – Sunday 9th October 2022
November – Wednesday 9th November 2022.

Select your preferred options when booking.

Please note: In order to make the booking system work, the bookings are under the 25th of each month at 09:00

All abilities welcome.

UK Mainland ONLY.

Last Week’s Card & (Your) Cuppa – Sun Prints Suite Collection

After a three week break due to Bank Holidays and my own holiday, Card & (Your) Cuppa returned with this pretty project.

Sun Prints Suite Collection. Project designed by Karen at HIPPOFROG Designs

It is inspired by the projects on Page 92 of the new Annual Catalogue.

This card uses items from the Sun Prints Suite Collection (Nature’s Prints Stamp Set, Natural Prints Dies, Sun Prints DSP, Fern 3D Embossing Folder).

The colours in the DSP are the reasons for my colour combination of Gray Granite, Night of Navy and Basic White.

Sun Prints Suite Collection. Project designed by Karen at HIPPOFROG Designs

Using the shape of the sentiment piece, cut from the Natural Prints Dies, it is drawn round to mirror the shape onto the piece of DSP.

The DSP is stuck to the embossed piece of Basic White cardstock.

A sentiment from the Nature’s Prints Stamp Set in Night of Navy has die cut leaves stuck both under and on top of it.

Gray Granite Shimmer Ribbon is stuck behind it, before it is attached using Dimensionals.

Sun Prints Suite Collection. Project designed by Karen at HIPPOFROG Designs

Finally, some Iridescent Rhinestones are dotted across the project.

Join me at one of my online classes. Head to my Class Timetable for full details.

Happy crafting

Karen Young HIPPOFROG Designs

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SUN PRINTS SUITE COLLECTION (ENGLISH)NIGHT OF NAVY A4 CARDSTOCKNIGHT OF NAVY CLASSIC STAMPIN' PADGRAY GRANITE 1/4" (6.4 MM) SHIMMER RIBBONGRAY GRANITE A4 CARDSTOCKBASIC WHITE A4 CARDSTOCKIRIDESCENT RHINESTONES BASIC JEWELSGLUE DOTSMULTIPURPOSE LIQUID GLUESTAMPIN' DIMENSIONALSTEAR & TAPE ADHESIVE

In Color Starter Kit (03 May 22- 31 May 22)

Sign up between 3-31 May to be a Demonstrator and get brand new In Color products for FREE when you join.

Click on the picture below to see details of the included In Color items.

For more details about joining my team, click here, or contact me for a no obligation chat.


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Items available while stocks last.
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Annual Catalogue (03 May 22-01 May 23)

Click on the pictures/links below for details of the 2022-2023 Annual Catalogue.


CATALOGUE CORRECTIONS (UK)

Page 126
147172, 147173, 147174, 147175
For the Colour Collection Classic Stampin’ Ink Refill Bundles, the English catalogue lists the GBP price incorrectly at ₤37.75 each. The correct price is ₤33.75 each. The price in EUR is correct.

NB: These are corrected in the online version, but not in the print copies.


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Last Week’s Card & (Your) Cuppa – A Cascade of Berry Blooms

Last week’s Card & (Your) Cuppa project was this pretty cascade of flowers.

Cascade of Berry Blooms. Project designed by Karen at HIPPOFROG Designs

The colour combination of Rich Razzleberry and Blackberry Bliss, with Basic White was a berry (sorry!) good mix.

Using one of the Heart & Home Doilies as a mask, and a Blending Brush, a pretty background came to life. The doilies are from the Mini Catalogue and come in a pack of 30, so there are plenty to use for different things.

This piece and the layer were stuck angles to the basecard.

Using the Flowers & Leaves Punch, each flower has two layers that are coloured using a Blending Brush, given a gentle scrunch and then stuck together.

Leaves from the Bough Punch, again from the Mini Catalogue, are added to to the piece and the flowers arranged in a cascade.

Cascade of Berry Blooms. Project designed by Karen at HIPPOFROG Designs

A sentiment from the Art Gallery Stamp Set sits on double layered ruffle. This is made from the Frayed Ribbon.

Finally, Iridescent Rhinestones are set into the centre of each flower to add a touch of sparkle.

Cascade of Berry Blooms. Project designed by Karen at HIPPOFROG Designs

I can’t wait to make this project in different colours. My thoughts are blues and also sepia tones for a vintage look.

Don’t forget that items on the Last Chance list are only available for a few more weeks, while stocks last.

My annual Introduction to In Color Class is also open for bookings. Be sure to book your place.

Join me at one of my online classes. Head to my Class Timetable for full details.

Happy crafting

Karen Young HIPPOFROG Designs

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ART GALLERY PHOTOPOLYMER STAMP SETFLOWERS & LEAVES PUNCHBOUGH PUNCHBLACKBERRY BLISS A4 CARDSTOCKBLACKBERRY BLISS CLASSIC STAMPIN' PADRICH RAZZLEBERRY CARDSTOCK A4BASIC WHITE A4 CARDSTOCKHEART & HOME DOILIESBLENDING BRUSHESWHITE 3/4" (1.9 CM) FRAYED RIBBONIRIDESCENT RHINESTONES BASIC JEWELSTEAR & TAPE ADHESIVESTAMPIN' SEALGLUE DOTSMINI STAMPIN' DIMENSIONALS

Class: Weds 8th June (Introduction to In Color)

Every year, Stampin’ Up! release 5 new colours to the ‘In Color’ Collection. This is your chance to get your hands on them and use some new products too.

At this class, you will make 6 cards, one for each colour in the new In Color 2022-2024 Collection, and one that combines them all.

  • Wednesday 8th June 2022
  • 19:00-21:45
  • ‘Introduction to In Color’ Papercrafting Class
  • Online over ZOOM

The six cards will be pre-designed by Karen and you will then recreate the designs during the class.

The new colours are Sweet Sorbet, Parakeet Party, Tahitian Tide, Starry Sky and Orchid Oasis.


Projects from last year’s ‘Introduction to In Color’ Class are shown below.
Introduction to In Color Class - Fresh Freesia. Project designed by Karen at HIPPOFROG Designs Introduction to In Color Class - Evening Evergreen. Project designed by Karen at HIPPOFROG Designs Introduction to In Color Class - Soft Succulent. Project designed by Karen at HIPPOFROG Designs Introduction to In Color Class - Polished Pink. Project designed by Karen at HIPPOFROG Designs  Introduction to In Color Class - Pale Papaya. Project designed by Karen at HIPPOFROG Designs Top Tips, Tricks & Techniques: Working With Stripes

For information, these are the projects from last year’s ‘Introduction to In Color’ Class.
Projects for year’s class may differ.
Due to Stampin’ Up! rules, kits will NOT include stamped items.
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Class
£25 per person

Your Class Kit includes:
– All items (cardstock, envelopes, etc to make 6 projects)
– Instruction (via Class ZOOM session, or link to short video on how to make the projects after class has taken place)

PLUS:
– 2.5 metres of ribbon/twine (1/2 metre of each new In Color 2022-2024 Ribbon/Twine)
– 1 pack 2022-2024 In Color Matte Decorative Dots (pack of 150, worth £7.50)

Please see list below for items YOU will need to provide *

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Please arrange to collect your class kit from me.
If you require your kit to be posted, there will be an additional fee of £2.50 to cover the cost.

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* You’ll need to provide the following:
– Scissors
– Adhesives
– Any sentiments you wish to use
– Basic Gray/Black Ink Pad, or equivalent (for sentiments), or other colours if preferred
– Wink of Stella (if you want to add sparkle).

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This is an online class provided over ZOOM. The link will be sent to attendees nearer the time.

If you can’t attend this date, please let me know. I can either arrange a different date (if there is enough interest), or provide instructions on the various steps.

Book your place by Wednesday 11th May 2022 at 18:00.
Select your preferred option – Post or Collect when booking. There will be an additional cost of £2.50 for postage.

Please note: There will be a quick turn round between the class closing date and payment required date.
If there are sufficient attendees booked to allow the class to proceed, an email requesting payment will be sent, and payment will be required shortly after the class closing date.

This is to allow for items to be ordered, delivered to me, packs to be prepared, and then on to you in time for Class. Please note, items are currently taking longer to arrive from the SU! European Warehouse. See here for more details.

If you are collecting your pack from Karen, this will need to be pre-arranged.

A minimum number of attendees are required for the class to proceed.

All abilities welcome.

UK Mainland ONLY.

Last Week’s Card & (Your) Cuppa – Hexagons Galore

Last week’s Card & (Your) Cuppa project consisted of hexagons galore, in a range of sizes and colours.

Hexagons Galore. Project designed by Karen at HIPPOFROG Designs

My starting point was the Abstract Beauty DSP and the Beautiful Shapes Dies from the Mini Catalogue.

As the DSP has several different colours, I chose to use a Thick Basic White basecard and a Basic Black layer. This gives an almost blank canvas for the different colours of the DSP to work with.

Hexagons Galore. Project designed by Karen at HIPPOFROG Designs

Each hexagon was arranged on the piece and any overhang cut away.

A swoosh of the Crinkled Seam Binding Ribbon then sits behind the sentiment from the Art Gallery Stamp Set. This is also cut out using the Beautiful Shapes Dies.

Finally, clusters of the coordinating Adhesive-Backed Hexagons are placed across the project.

Hexagons Galore. Project designed by Karen at HIPPOFROG Designs

This is a really quick and simple project and can easily be replicated. The longest part is cutting out the pieces and deciding which side of the DSP to use and where you want the shapes to go!

While none of the items on this project are on the Last Chance list, make sure you don’t miss out getting your hands on other products that are retiring. Only available until 2nd May, while stocks last.

Join me at one of my online classes. Head to my Class Timetable for full details.

Happy crafting

Karen Young HIPPOFROG Designs

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ABSTRACT BEAUTY 4" X 6" (10.2 X 15.2 CM) SPECIALTY DESIGNER SERIES PAPERBEAUTIFUL SHAPES DIESART GALLERY PHOTOPOLYMER STAMP SETBASIC BLACK A4 CARDSTOCKTUXEDO BLACK MEMENTO INK PADBASIC WHITE A4 CARDSTOCKBASIC WHITE A4 THICK CARDSTOCKWHITE 1/4" (6.4 MM) CRINKLED SEAM BINDING RIBBONADHESIVE-BACKED HEXAGONSMULTIPURPOSE LIQUID GLUESTAMPIN' DIMENSIONALSTEAR & TAPE ADHESIVE

Beautiful Scenes with the Oceanfront Stamp Set

This fabulous card, made using the Oceanfront Stamp Set is inspired by the Mini Catalogue.

Oceanfront Stamp Set. Project designed by Karen at HIPPOFROG Designs

I saw the project on page 39 and set about recreating it, with a HIPPOFROG Designs twist of course!

My colour combination is Crumb Cake and Balmy Blue, for the rocks, shore and sea. Then, I’ve used stamped off Pale Papaya and So Saffron for the sky.

The grasses are Garden Green and Early Espresso. All onto a Basic White background.

Oceanfront Stamp Set. Project designed by Karen at HIPPOFROG Designs

As per the Mini Catalogue, I have fussy cut the rocks and these are raised up on Dimensionals to give some depth.

For the sentiment, I chose ‘Happy Birthday’ from the Art Gallery Stamp Set. This is set on top of loops of coordinating Baker’s Twine from the Baker’s Twine Essentials Pack,.

I think the loops look like the sun, so I added some very subtle tone on tone ray/reflection stamping down the page, using the splatter stamp.Oceanfront Stamp Set. Project designed by Karen at HIPPOFROG Designs

I’m really pleased with how this project turned out and have many more ideas running through my head on what I can do with this pretty Oceanfront Stamp Set.

Join me at one of my online classes. Head to my Class Timetable for full details.

Happy crafting

Karen Young HIPPOFROG Designs

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OCEANFRONT PHOTOPOLYMER STAMP SETART GALLERY PHOTOPOLYMER STAMP SETCRUMB CAKE A4 CARDSTOCKCRUMB CAKE CLASSIC STAMPIN' PADBALMY BLUE A4 CARDSTOCKBALMY BLUE CLASSIC STAMPIN' PADEARLY ESPRESSO CLASSIC STAMPIN' PADGARDEN GREEN CLASSIC STAMPIN' PADPALE PAPAYA CLASSIC STAMPIN' PADSO SAFFRON CLASSIC STAMPIN' PADBASIC WHITE A4 CARDSTOCKBAKER'S TWINE ESSENTIALS PACKSTAMPIN' SEALGLUE DOTSMINI STAMPIN' DIMENSIONALSSTAMPIN' DIMENSIONALS

Polished Pink for an 18th Birthday

A young lady reached adulthood last week, so I created this Birthday Card for her.

Polished Pink for an 18th Birthday. Project designed by Karen at HIPPOFROG Designs

My colour combination is Polished Pink, Basic Black and Basic White.

The background uses the Biggest Wish Stamp Set with the words randomly stamped.

These are then joined by several stars, cut using the Stitched Stars Dies.

An ’18’ cut from the Playful Alphabet Dies is then given a coat of Wink of Stella before being stuck to the central star.

Both of these sets of Dies are on the Last Chance list and stock is only available until 2nd May, while stocks last.

Polished Pink for an 18th Birthday. Project designed by Karen at HIPPOFROG Designs

Coordinating In Color Ribbon is looped and the central star sits on top using Dimensionals.

Finally, some In Color Jewels add some coordinating sparkle.

Polished Pink for an 18th Birthday. Project designed by Karen at HIPPOFROG Designs

Join me at one of my online classes. Head to my Class Timetable for full details.

Happy crafting

Karen Young HIPPOFROG Designs

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BIGGEST WISH PHOTOPOLYMER STAMP SET (ENGLISH)PLAYFUL ALPHABET DIESSTITCHED STARS DIESPOLISHED PINK A4 CARDSTOCKPOLISHED PINK CLASSIC STAMPIN' PADBASIC BLACK A4 CARDSTOCKBASIC WHITE A4 CARDSTOCKPOLISHED PINK 3/8" (1 CM) OPEN WEAVE RIBBONWINK OF STELLA CLEAR GLITTER BRUSH2021–2023 IN COLOR JEWELSMULTIPURPOSE LIQUID GLUESTAMPIN' DIMENSIONALSTEAR & TAPE ADHESIVE

Last Week’s Card & (Your) Cuppa – Rain Boot Dies

Last week’s Card & (Your) Cuppa project used the Rain Boots Dies to create a card perfect for those with green fingers.

Rain Boots Dies. Project designed by Karen at HIPPOFROG Designs

My colours start with Fresh Freesia, taken from the strip of Heart & Home DSP.

Cinnamon Cider, Evening Evergreen, Daffodil Delight, Blushing Bride, Old Olive and Basic White complete the combination.

The flower pot, watering can and boots are all cut out using the Rain Boot Dies from the Mini Catalogue.

Each piece was then given a touch of extra depth using an inkpad and Sponge Dauber. As the colours are fairly dark, I was able to use Daffodil Delight for all of them.

For the flowers, I used the retiring Strawberry Builder Punch, with the Flowers & Leaves Punch for the leaves.

Rain Boots Dies. Project designed by Karen at HIPPOFROG Designs

A length of the Windowpane Check Ribbon was stuck across the join of the DSP.

Wink of Stella was added to the flowers with a centre for each from the Expressions in Ink Ephemera Pack.

The pieces were the layered together to create one large piece which was stuck to the project using Dimensionals.

Finally, a flat bow was added to project.

Rain Boots Dies. Project designed by Karen at HIPPOFROG Designs

I chose to leave my project sentiment free as it’s perfect for any occasion.

Don’t forget that products on the Last Chance List are only available until 2nd May, while stocks last.

Join me at one of my online classes. Head to my Class Timetable for full details.

Happy crafting

Karen Young HIPPOFROG Designs

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RAIN BOOTS DIESFLOWERS & LEAVES PUNCHSTRAWBERRY BUILDER PUNCHHEART & HOME 12" X 12" (30.5 X 30.5 CM) DESIGNER SERIES PAPERDAFFODIL DELIGHT A4 CARDSTOCKDAFFODIL DELIGHT CLASSIC STAMPIN' PADBLUSHING BRIDE A4 CARDSTOCKCINNAMON CIDER A4 CARDSTOCKEVENING EVERGREEN A4 CARDSTOCKFRESH FREESIA A4 CARDSTOCKOLD OLIVE A4 CARDSTOCKBASIC WHITE A4 CARDSTOCKEVENING EVERGREEN 3/8" (1 CM) WINDOWPANE CHECK RIBBONSPONGE DAUBERSEXPRESSIONS IN INK EPHEMERA PACKWINK OF STELLA CLEAR GLITTER BRUSHGLUE DOTSMULTIPURPOSE LIQUID GLUESTAMPIN' DIMENSIONALSTEAR & TAPE ADHESIVEOLD OLIVE A4 CARDSTOCK