Stampin’ Up! One For All Birthday and a Blog Candy Winner!

Happy Saturday, y’all!  Hope you’ve got a good day planned!  I’m headed to a friend’s 50th Birthday Party this afternoon – it’s been a while since I’ve seen him so I’m looking forward to it!

And – today is 14 days from flying home.  And 16 days from heading to Seattle.

I mean. If I was counting… 😉

My card today is a fun birthday card – using the new One For All stamp set with a few images from the Around the Corner stamp set, too.  And I added some Best Route DSP.  Take a look-see:

The layout for this one was inspired by this week’s Freshly Made Sketches challenge.

I started with some beautiful Blueberry Bushel paper from the Best Route DSP pack (one of the packs included in the Buy-3-Get-1 Free Special kicking off tomorrow!) that I matted on some Mango Melody card stock using Liquid Glue.  Then I cut a smaller strip of some fun striped paper from the same set and adhere it across the bottom.

I wrapped a length of Pineapple Punch 1/8″ Grosgrain Ribbon around the seam, securing it in the back with a couple of Glue Dots.

I stamped the big and bold sentiment from the One For All set in Mango Melody on a piece of Whisper White card stock.  I added some fun birthday hats from the Around the Corner stamp set in Blueberry Bushel – and one of the corner flourishes while I was at it.

I matted the panel on Mango Melody and popped it over the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  Then I added a few – okay FIVE! – Pineapple Punch circles from the Best Route Enamel Shapes pack – and the card front was done!

On the inside, I called on the Around the Corner set to add another sentiment in Blueberry Bushel on a Whisper White panel.  Then I added a few more Pineapple Punch Best Route Enamel Shapes.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Mango Melody mat and then into my Blueberry Bushel card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got a little more Around the Corner in Blueberry Bushel and Pineapple Punch on the front – along with a few more Best Route Enamel Shapes…

…and I added more of the Around the Corner images on the back and a little more Best Route DSP to the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  I think this one will work really well for the intended recipient!  I love both of these stamp sets – the big bold sentiments in One For All and the fun corner-turning sentiments and images of Around the Corner.  And..the color palette in Best Route is one of my favorites!  I hope you like!






So…I know what you all want to know is….who won the Blog Candy Stamparatus?!?

First off – thanks so much to all of you who left a comment – I do believe y’all are LOVING the new catalog!!  And – why not?!?  It’s AWESOME!

I’d love to give all y’all a Stamparatus – but there can only be one!

The Random Number Generator yielded…

Comment #20 was from Linda B who wrote:

“Congratulations Mary, on your amazing, spectacular weightloss! I know just exactly how difficult that was. And, HAPPY BIRTHDAY!”

Congratulations, Linda B – and also WHOOO-HOOO!!

I’ll be sending an e-mail soon to get your mailing address and then I’ll put your Stampapotamus in the mail to you soonest! 🙂


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 any active catalog! And – you can even select one of the Host-exclusive sets! See my Rewards page for more details.

Do You Love Our Designer Series Paper?

Beginning tomorrow – Stampin’ Up! is bringing back the wildly wonderful

BUY 3 GET 1 FREE Promotion!

Here’s the list of the papers that will be available in this promotion…

So – get your shopping fingers ready to stock up on all the pretty paper!

ALSO Starting Tomorrow!

Free Stamp Pad Joining Special!

Everyone who joins Stampin’ Up in July will get to select a free New Ink Pad bundle in addition to their Starter Kit!  The Starter Kit is just $99+ applicable taxes and you get to choose $125 in Stampin’ Up! merchandise.  And your Starter Kit ships for free!!  Whoo-hoo!

If you’ve ever considered joining, July is the PERFECT time…$125 in Stampin’ Up! products plus a FREE assortment of ink pads, that’s a $192.50 in product for only $99!!  Uhm….hello?!?

You can select from any of the ink pad assortments on the flyer above:

  • 2017-2019 In Colors & 2018-2020 In Colors Color Collections
  • Brights Color Collection
  • Neutrals Color Collection
  • Regals Color Collection
  • Subtles Color Collection

I’d love to have you join the team!  We welcome all types of Demonstrators from folks who just want the 20-25% discount for themselves…to peeps who want to run a business… and anywhere in between!

There’s no commitment and no penalty if you decide that being a Demonstrator isn’t right for you.  Why not give it a try?  We have a fun Facebook page where we chat a lot and we do virtual meetings monthly and in-person meetings quarterly.   Drop me a note at if you have any questions.  You can also see more information about the benefits of becoming a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator here.

Here’s the deets from Stampin’ Up! for this promotion:

Promotion Dates: July 1–31, 2018


  • Free assortment of Classic Stampin’ Pads available only to new demonstrators who submit applications within promotion dates.
  • Each Stampin’ Pad Family is an assortment of 10 coordinating ink pads from one of the following color collections: Brights, Neutrals, Regals, Subtles, and 2017–2020 In Colors.
  • The 2017–2020 In Color Classic Stampin’ Pads bundle (item 150289) is exclusive to this promotion and includes all colors in both the 2017–2019 In Colors as well as those as the 2018–2020 In Colors.
  • The Neutrals assortment does not include the three Basic colors: Basic Black, Very Vanilla, and Whisper White.
  • New demonstrators who submit their IDA before July 1 or after July 31 will not be eligible for this promotion.  So if you’re interested in joining, make sure that you join between July 1 and July 31!!
  • Deadline to join: July 31, 2018; 11:59 PM (MT).

Questions?  Give me a holler – I’m happy to help!

They’re finally here!!  The new colors of the Stampin’ Blends are in the online store!!  So that means the whole collection is now available!

You can see them all here in my online store!   Get ’em while they’re hot!!

Stampin’ Up! Products Used in this Project: 

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

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

Mango Melody Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); 2 7/8″ x 4 1/8″ (mat for sentiment)

Whisper White Card Stock: 2 3/4″ x 4″ (sentiment); 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (sentiment)

Best Route DSP: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front); 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (strip on 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!

Shop the Clearance Rack here. Earn FREE Stampin’ Up! Products – Join my Punkin Head Peppermint Rewards – My online customer thank you program!

Finn Fan Fix

No FFF’s for a minute, guys.  Cuz of how – he’s there and I’m here! 🙁

He’ll be back, though!  Despair not – absence makes the heart grow fonder! 🙂


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8 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! One For All Birthday and a Blog Candy Winner!

  1. Cute and colorful card. Have fun celebrating his birthday. Waiting for the final countdown til you’ll be able to see the antics of the Man in person for a few days.

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks, Karen – it was a great party! And he’s got an Aussie – so I got a little Aussie love! But – I can hardly wait to see my own Man! 🙂

  2. What an awesome card Mary! I’m sure that he’ll love it! Great use of those colors, love the designer paper that you chose too! 🙂

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks – it’s fun paper – love the color combo! 🙂

  3. Elisha Smith

    Wonderful card, Mary!! I love everything about it!! Have a great day with your friend🎉

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks, Elisha! It was a lot of fun – several old friends there to chat with!! 🙂

  4. Janice M

    Congratulations to Linda, what a fun prize! Love the card Mary!

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