Stampin’ Up! Hey, Chick Sale-A-Bration Freebie…Sneak Peek!

Hey, y’all – here we are at Friday again.  Here in GA we’re hunkering in our houses trying to avoid the smoke from the fires in GA, TN and NC.  Seeing pictures on FB of horses in harms way, homes burned or in jeopardy.  Please pray for all the humans and animals affected.  Help them if you can.  And pray for rain.  Or snow.  Or any sort of wet stuff to come from the sky! 🙁

As for us, as we hunker, we’re watching Finn grow!  And become more and more of a “velcro” dog!  His fave activity (well, one of them!) is to “help” me in the kitchen in the evening.

I wanted him to bond with me, and it appears he really has!

Now.  This next picture may be disturbing to some of you as it shows the naked bottom of a 6 month old child.  So, if you’re easily offended, please scroll down really fast!

I noticed something the other day.  I have proof that my little kid is an angel.  It’s written on his….bottom….

Right??  Tell me that doesn’t look like the picture of an angel.  No.  Don’t tell me cuz I won’t believe it.  It’s a sign, I tell you!! 🙂

So anyway – on to my card for today.  It’s almost as cute as my puppy!

One of the fun little things you’ll be able to get for FREE during Sale-A-Bration is a stamp set called “Hey, Chick”.

You’ve already seen me use a second product from the SAB flyer – the Carried Away DSP.

You can see that the paper stack has a bunch of different designs.  I took one of them and the Hey, Chick stamp set, put them together, and this is what I came up with!  Take a look-see:

Don’t you think that paper looks like an aerial view of farmland?  It’s a natural with these cute chicks, I think.

My design for this card was based on the sketch from Mojo Monday this week – I just turned it on its side!

I took a piece of the farmland design in Carried Away and matted it on Watermelon Wonder card stock for the card front.  Then I wrapped a length of Peekaboo Peach 3/8″ Ruched Ribbon around the panel, securing it in the back with scotch tape.

For the art work, I took a square of Whisper White and stamped two images from Hey, Chick on it.  For the large hen image, I used my Watermelon Wonder, Peekaboo Peach and Night of Navy Stampin’ Write Markers to color the stamp directly, then used my Stamp-A-Ma-Jig to stamp it on the card stock square.  I added the egg in Peekaboo Peach and then colored his legs with the marker.


I added some “ground” with my Smoky Slate Stampin’ Write Marker, and then made some Night of Navy stitches all the way around.  I SNAILd it to its Watermelon Wonder mat and then to the card front.

The sentiment is also from Hey, Chick, stamped in Watermelon Wonder on Whisper White.  I snipped a banner end with my Paper Snips and then added more Night of Navy “stitches”.  Using a Stampin’ Dimensional and some Liquid Glue, I adhered it to the card front.

Finally, I added a Peekaboo Peach Ruched Ribbon bow with some Liquid Glue and that was it for the card front! 🙂

On the inside, I used my Stamp-A-Ma-Jig to add a second Hey, Chick sentiment in Watermelon Wonder in the middle of a Whisper White panel.  Then I stamped a bunch of Peekaboo Peach egg-people across the bottom, and added the hen peeking in from the side.  I used the same marker-to-rubber inking technique as I did on the front of the card.

I SNAILd the panel to a Watermelon Wonder mat and into a Night of Navy card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got another Hey, Chick hen and egg-person on the front – plus some more Night of Navy stitches…

…and more of the Carried Away DSP to the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  I loved this little Hey, Chick set when I first saw it at OnStage – so had to get it right away!  I never would have figured to use the Carried Away DSP with some chickens, but…it’s pretty versatile paper, it seems!  Hope you like – and will put these on your list to get free during Sale-A-Bration. 🙂

Scroll on down for the card cuts and all the goodies you need to make this one for yourself!


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 – your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in the 2015-16 Annual Catalog or the 2016 Holiday Catalog.  And – you can even select one of the Host-exclusive sets! See my Rewards page for more details.

2017 Occasions and Sale-A-Bration Catalogs are Coming Soon!



Catalogs will be mailed out early to mid-December!  If you’re a Customer of mine or in my Online Host Club – you’ll automatically be receiving them both!  If not – there’s still time!  Place an order over $50 before shipping and tax thru my Online Store and you’ll be receiving your own copies, too! 🙂


Because of the extreme demand, the Stitched Shapes Framelits (item 145372) are currently on backorder and will be placed on non-orderable status on November 21, 2016, at 10:00 AM (MT).  After Monday, when you enter this product’s item number in, you will receive a pop-up notification asking if you would like to be notified via email when this product is back in stock.  This allows you to find out immediately when the item’s status changes and it is again available for purchase.

You’ve still got time to get your set ordered so you can get them just as soon as they become available – so don’t wait! Click here or on the image below to go right to my online store to order the die set if you’d like to be able to order before the number is turned off.  The number will be turned off on Monday and you won’t be able to order them until the supply is replenished.  I’ve made several cards in the past few days with these great Framelits if you need some motivation to get them ordered before you can’t! 🙂

Stampin’ Up! gave us an estimated arrival date of 28 Nov for the shipment of dies.  Hopefully they’ll be back in stock that day or very soon after, so there’s not too much time before you can get them!

Stitched From the Heart Stamp Sale in Full Swing!

The 25% off sale on coordinating stamp sets is still going strong and will be thru the end of this month! Click here to open up a PDF with the list of stamp sets that are on sale.  Or – you can go right to them in my Online Store….here! 🙂


  • 1 – 30 November 2016: select stamp sets 25% off
  • Promotion Deadline (25% off select stamp sets): 30 November 2016, by 11:50 PM (MT)

2017 Online Host Club Openings Available!

My next Online Host Clubs will open in January 2017!  The Online Host Club is an excellent way to earn Stampin’  Rewards Points – and DOUBLE Peppermint Rewards!!  Check out all the details here and let me know if you want to be on my list!

You’ve still got a few more days to get your Stitched Shapes Framelits ordered.  

And – Online Extravaganza starts on Monday!  See all the details right here!  🙂



The Hey Chick stamp set (SAB) and the Carried Away DSP (SAB) will be available on 4 Jan 17!


Night of Navy Card Stock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and fold at 5 1/2″)

Watermelon Wonder Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); 2 5/8″ Square (mat for art square)

Whisper White Card Stock: 2 1/2″ Square (art square): 5/8″ x 2 1/2″ (sentiment banner); 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner);

Carried Away DSP: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front); envelope flap

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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14 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Hey, Chick Sale-A-Bration Freebie…Sneak Peek!

  1. So cute, Mary! Love what you did with your chicks! I just made a card with that set last night-you may see it next week 🙂

  2. Elisha

    HOW CLEVER! The paper is perfect with Hey, Chick! I love it – must try! And yes, I see the sign!! But you have known it all along! He’s adorable – all he needs is a halo😉

    • Couldn’t believe that design was in there – and so perfect for this stamp set! LOL – a Halo! Yep – that’s all he lacks! Thanks, Elisha! 🙂

  3. Sherry

    My dad was in the poultry business, so we have an enjoyment of chicken stuff. I love your card and I’m loving this stamp set! So cute!

  4. Your little chicks are too sweet! Love the paper that you used too, perfect with your focal images. 🙂

  5. So cute!! I love how you colored your chick and it works so nicely with that DSP

  6. Such a fun card. Glad you could join us for Mojo Monday!

  7. Dorothy

    Your chick cards are adorable and your “angel” is adorable, too!

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