Hello stampers and crafers I hope that you are having a great day.  Today I am sharing with you a new technique and a new Sale-A-Bration stamp set.  In this card I am sharing the chalkboard technique and the new Avant Garden Stamp Set.   Here’s a look at the stamp set that you can earn for free.

Images by Stampin’ Up!

How to Earn:

Sale-A-bration is the biggest promotion that Stampin’ Up! offers every year.   What is Sale-A-Bration well it’s a way for you to earn select free items from Stampin’ Up!  And who doesn’t love free.


Here’s the deal: for every $50 USD/$60 CAD you spend (before tax and shipping), you get a FREE Sale-A-Bration product. That means it’s the perfect time to purchase those products you’ve had your eye on while earning more products for free.


Need another excuse to get together with friends? Just host a qualifying party with at least $250 US in sales during Sale-A-Bration and you’ll earn $25 USD more in Stampin’ Rewards! You can even apply your Stampin’ Rewards toward a Starter Kit and become a demonstrator yourself!


It’s the best time of year to join Stampin’ Up! During Sale-A-Bration, you can become a demonstrator for just $99 US and choose TWO additional stamp sets for your Starter Kit—any stamp set, any price! (Excludes Sale-A-Bration sets and bundles.) Plus, the kit ships for free!

Today’s Card

Here’s a look at my card for today.   I took inspiration from my childhood memory about what colors chalkboards looked like then.   Emerald Envy, was a perfect match for that color.  Here’s a look at today’s card.

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Supplies Needed:

  • Emerald Envy Cardstock 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 scored at 4 1/4
  • Whisper White Cardstock 5 1/4 x 4
  • Basic Black Cardstock 5 x 3 3/4
  • Whisper White Craft Ink
  • Basic Black Archival Ink
  • Stampin’ Sponges

Video Tutorial:

Thanks for dropping by today, I hope that you enjoyed this video tutorial on this fun new technique that you can use for so many different occasions.   This is a great technique for anyone in the education industry they will love the card with the look of a chalkboard.   If you would like any of the supplies you have seen today you can pick them up in my online store 24/7, by clicking here, the shopping tab above, or by clicking on the item in the product list below.


If your order is below $150 dollars please consider using the hostess code provided below and if your order is a qualifying order I will send you the free gift.