Stampin’ Up! Hello, Little Sunshine!

Hello hello hello!  Happy Saturday!  I’m writing this on Friday evening, I think we’re getting close to being done and I’m full of Panda Express.  So, in a pretty good mood right now! 🙂

Today’s card uses a couple of Sale-A-Bration free goodies that are going away on the 15th (that’s a week from Monday, OBTW!).  First is the fun stamp set called Hello.  And the second is the pretty 2-sided Perfectly Artistic DSP.  To round it out, I pulled the chick from Honeycomb Happiness and a balloon string from Balloon Celebration!  Take a look-see:

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I used The Paper Players Challenge #280 as a guide.  This was a Tic-Tac-Toe week, and I went on the diagonal – using yellow, pink and purple!

PP280 Sketch

I started by SNAILing a piece of the Perfectly Artistic DSP onto a panel of Blackberry Bliss.  Then I started building the card front.  I stamped the uber-cute Honeycomb Happiness chick in Blackberry Bliss and the “Hello”  from the Hello Stamp Set – also in Blackberry Bliss.  For both stamps, I used my Stamp-A-Ma-Jig!

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I pulled out my Melon Mambo ink and stamped the smaller sentiment (from Hello) and the little hash-marked lines across the top and the bottom.  Remember my Hint from yesterday about the Stamp-A-Ma-Jig?  About – if you have it, use it?  Well, I shoulda heeded my own advice and used it on the top hash marked line, right?!? 🙂

For the balloon, I took the sentiment from Honeycomb Happiness (a photopolymer set) and curved it as I stuck it to my acrylic block.  Then I inked it with Blackberry Bliss – and then carefully wiped a little off near where it was going to run “thru” the chick’s beak.  I stamped it down, and then touched up the area around the beak with my Stampin’ Write Marker!

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Then I punched a small balloon from a piece of It’s My Party DSP with the Balloon Bouquet Punch (which, by the way, I got as a bundle with the Balloon Celebration stamp set!) and popped it on the end of the “string” with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  And I brushed it with my Clear Wink of Stella Glitter Brush (which you could get free right now thru the 15th – scroll down for the details!).  To finish it off, I added a tiny bow – made of Blushing Bride Baker’s Twine and a strand of Gold Metallic Thread – with a little dab of Multi-Purpose Liquid Glue.

I added the little sunshine image from Hello, in Crushed Curry under the sentiment.  Then I used my White Signo Gel Pen to add a little smiley face to the sun!  Yes, I’m just so clever.  I know. 😉

Finally, I used my Crushed Curry Stampin’ Write Marker to lightly add some color to the chick’s little beak and feet.  And that was it!

Hello Little Sunshine 3 - Stamps-N-Lingers

For the inside, I stamped more of the Hello hashmarks in Melon Mambo across the top and bottom of a panel of Perfectly Artistic DSP.  I also added a couple more of the little sunshine faces!

Hello Little Sunshine 5 - Stamps-N-Lingers

I SNAILd that to a panel of Blackberry Bliss and then into my Melon Mambo card base.  Then I popped the front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

I added some more Melon Mambo hash marks and a smiley face sunshine to the front of a Whisper White Medium Envelope…

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…and added a Perfectly Artistic DSP liner with my Envelope Liner Framelits!

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Et Voila!  A pink, yellow and purple sunshiny-happy card for…a little human’s birthday?  Maybe a kindergarten graduation? (I know they have those these days).  I hope that you like it – it’s one that’s really grown on me!

If the Hello stamp set and Perfectly Artistic DSP are on your wish list, you’d best be getting them quick!  They may not still be available after the 15th – when we change to a new set of super-cute limited time SAB items! 🙂



Stamps-N-Lingers Ordering Special

Clear Wink of Stella Glitter Brush

You know I’m a huge fan of the new Wink of Stella Glitter Brushes!  And, since I love them so much…I’m giving them away!  From now until the 15th of February, when you order $50 or more in product, I’m going to throw in a Clear Wink Of Stella Glitter Brush for free!


Wink of Stella pic

If you’ve used this fun tool – you need no persuading about its awesomeness.  If you haven’t – here’s a great chance to try it for free – while you’re getting the Stampin’ Up! goodies that you love!  Don’t forget, you’ll also get your ordering gift from me and two Peppermint rewards points and a Sale-a-Bration Item.  Cool beans, huh!?

HOST CODE FOR 1 Feb – 15 Feb 16: DH9S6776

Use this host code when you order and receive a free gift from me! But, if your order is over $150, please don’t use this code (you’ll miss out on your own Stampin’ Rewards if you use it) but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift for Feb is your choice of any item valued up to $8.00 in the brand new 2015-16 Annual Catalog or the 2015 Occasions Catalog.

WEEKLY DEALS FOR 2 Feb – 8 Feb 16!! Click here to see the Weekly Deals from Stampin’ Up! in my online store. The Weekly Deals are only while supplies last and only available at these great prices through 8 Feb!

Sale: $13.50

Price: $18.00

Sale: $3.75

Price: $5.00

Sale: $30.00

Price: $40.00

Sale: $20.25

Price: $27.00

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Supply List

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Melon Mambo Card Stock:  4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and folded at 5 1/2″)

Blackberry Bliss Card Stock: 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (card front mat and inner liner mat)

Perfectly Artistic DSP: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (card front and inner liner); envelope liner
It’s My Party DSP:  Balloon Bouquet punch

If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator. Just click on the Order Stampin’ Up! Online Now button on the right side of the screen to go directly to my online store or drop me an email if you have any questions. Happy Stamping!

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Stampin’ Up! has started a new way to let you all know when items are Backordered or in Limited Supply.  When you place an order thru my Online Store, you’ll get a message telling you a status of the item.

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If you want more information on a particular product – like when it’s expected back in stock – please give me a call or shoot me an e-mail and I’ll be glad to help! 🙂

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4 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Hello, Little Sunshine!

  1. Love this! Your little chick is too cute holding the balloon string. Fantastic CAS card! 🙂

  2. Mom

    A celebrate string…never saw one, but sure think it is a nifty way to hold a celebratory balloon! And I think that little chickie is growing on me. Sweet little springtime event remembrance!

  3. Thanks, Mom – yes, he’s a cutie! 🙂

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