Stampin’ Up! Washi Striped Cheers to the Year

Happy Hawwmp Day, y’all!  It’s Wednesday and things are going well here in Utah!  The days are brisk and gorgeous.  Things are working pretty much how one might expect.  And…only 45 days to go!  Whoo-hoo!

So – my card today is so quick and so easy and so fun – that it’s sorta cray cray!  I just used some pretty metallic Year of Cheer Specialty Washi Tape and the Cheers to the Year stamp set to make a pretty mixed metals holiday season card.  Take a look-see:

The layout is from the sketch portion of the Fusion Challenge.  

This one’ll go quick y’all, so buckle up!

I started with a piece of Very Vanilla card stock and ran strips of the new Year of Cheer Specialty Washi Tape up from the bottom.  Then I Fast Fuse’d the panel to a Champagne Foil mat.


I used some Liquid Glue to adhere a Foil Snowflake – Vanilla side up – to the card front.

For my sentiment, I heat embossed the striped circle image in Copper Stampin’ Emboss Powder on Very Vanilla.  Then I added the sentiment – heat embossed in Gold – in the center, using my Stamp-A-Ma-Jig.  I punched it out with my 2″ Circle Punch.  Using the new Starburst Punch, I made a Champagne Foil mat and adhered the sentiment to it with Liquid Glue.

I put several Stampin’ Dimensionals on the back of the matted circle and used them to wind loops of Copper Metallic Thread around and around.  Then I popped it all onto the snowflake and that was it for the card front!

On the inside, I added some more of the Specialty Washi Tape on the bottom of a Very Vanilla panel.  Uhm….how easy is that??

I Fast Fuse’d the panel to a Champagne Foil mat and into my Thick Very Vanilla card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Very Vanilla Medium Envelope got a Copper heat embossed snowflake from the Cheers to the Year stamp set on the front…

…and more Year of Cheer Specialty Washi Tape on the envelope flap.  Just lay the strips down (start at the top) and then trim the excess with your Paper Snips!

Et Voila!  Pretty.  Easy.  Fun!  And – suitable for Christmas, Holiday Greetings, a wedding?  New Baby??

Gotta love this beautiful metallic Year of Cheer Specialty Washi Tape and the wonderful Cheers to the Year stamp set.  Hope you like!




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 is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 from the 2017-2018 Annual Catalog! And – you can even select one of the Host-exclusive sets! See my Rewards page for more details.

Free Shipping and Double Peppermint Points this week only!!








Deal #1: Free Shipping on orders over $50!

For all orders of $50 or greater (before taxes and shipping) placed through me from now through Sunday, 8 Oct, I’m offering free shipping.  Here’s how you can order and receive your free shipping rebate:

  •  Place your order directly through my online store, and provide me with your PayPal account e-mail and I’ll send you your rebate via PayPal
  •  Send me your order via email, I’ll deduct the shipping costs and send you an invoice through PayPal.

I’m not doing checks this time around – since I’m not at home.  If you just can’t do PayPal – give me a holler.  We’ll see what we can work out! 

Deal #2: Double Peppermints on orders over $50!

Peppermints are the reward “currency” in my Customer Rewards program (the Punkin’ Heads!).  You gather up peppermints when you order thru me – usually you get one peppermint for every $25 in product (before shipping and tax) that you buy.  Remember, when you collect 16 peppermints, you’ll get a free $40 gift from me! So – with this Double Peppermint special, you’ll earn four Peppermints for each $50 that you order!🙂

Remember – these are good for just one week!  

When you place your order online, don’t forget to add the host code below (if your order is under $150) to get your free gift!  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. 🙂  Now – it turns out I’m not the only one offering some free goodies this month!  Stampin’ Up! is, too!  Read on!!

World Card Making Day Special Promotion!!

1 – 10 October 17

We didn’t come up with World Card Making Day, but we’re thrilled that it’s a thing! It’s a day dedicated to doing what you love most—making handmade cards! It celebrates the creativity and personal connection handmade cards create between loved ones, and it’s a great time to make their own cards to send to your family and friends.

This year the world celebrates the day on October 7, but one day wasn’t enough for us. For ten days (October 1–10), we can get 15% off Notecards & Envelopes and select stamp sets. Also, when you buy Fast Fuse Adhesive, you’ll get two refills for FREE!  So….let’s celebrate the best hobby of all—cardmaking!

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Designer Series Paper Sale!

Starting Today and Running All Month Long!

Let’s admit it: we all just love gorgeous Designer Series Paper!  By popular demand, we are bringing back an incredible offer on Designer Series Paper. We’ll be able to buy three packages of select Designer Series Paper and get one FREE during October! This sale includes Designer Series Paper from both the annual and holiday catalogs. And we’re even including select Specialty and Designer Series Paper Stacks on sale!

So take advantage of this excellent opportunity and gather up lots of pretty paper!  Take a look-see at what’ll be up for grabs!!  Click the picture to open a handy – and colorful! – flyer!




Very Vanilla Thick Card Stock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card front, scored and folded at 5 1/2″)

Very Vanilla Card Stock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front and inner liner); 2″ Circle (sentiment)

Champagne Foil:  4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); Starburst Punch (mat for sentiment)

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! Washi Striped Cheers to the Year

  1. What a pretty card Mary! That washi tape is the best pack ever!! Loving the mixed metallics too. Perfect, clean design! 🙂

  2. Easy, joyful…yes, it’s all that! Great job on getting the washi tape straight! Love it!!

  3. Pretty card, but one i WON’T be doing. I would NEVER get all those lines straight.

    • Wasn’t all that hard, really – just start from the BOTTOM so you can use the card stock to get started straight! Thanks so much, Julie! 🙂

  4. Elisha

    Great card, Mary! I always forget to use my washi tape🙄 This tape is especially beautiful! Glad your work is going well – hang in there – 45 days will go by in a flash!

  5. Susan K

    Looks like a shiny DSP–so straight and pretty! Love those colors. Perfect take on the sketch! TFS.

  6. Linda L Hense

    Love your card and please keep up the Finn Fan Fix for all of us.

    • Thanks much, Linda! 🙂 Finn Fan Fixes will have to be on a bit of a hiatus – I’m away from home on business until the 19th of November. So…I don’t have fun stories until I can get back to where he is! 🙁

  7. Such an elegant card – lovely! Thanks for playing along with us at Fusion card challenge 🙂

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