Stampin’ Up! Beautiful Delicate Baubles

Happy Friday, y’all!  I’d like to make another plug for permanent, every-week, all-the-time, FOUR-DAY WORK WEEKS!!

Who’s with me!? 😉

So – in the mail yesterday I got two ginormous brown boxes with the Stampin’ Up! logo all over the sides!  Yep – all my Shares goodies are IN THE HOUSE!  If you ordered a share (you know who you are!!), I’ll be chopping and cutting and winding today and thru the weekend and will get your goodies in the mail quick as I can do it!  You’re going to love what you receive!

One of the goodies – for those of you who ordered I Want It All or DSP shares – is the new Festive Farmhouse DSP.  I used some gorgeous plaid paper from that pack – and I sheshe’d it up a bit with a couple of stamped images and die cuts from the new Beautiful Baubles and bundled Detailed Baubles Thinlits.  Take a look-see:

My layout was inspired by the sketch at Freshly Made Sketches this week!

I went with one of my favorite color combos – Cherry Cobbler, Crumb Cake and Mossy Meadow.  With some glittery Copper tossed in for good measure.  I love the glitter against the vintag-y Crumb Cake and plaid from the Festive Farmhouse DSP, don’t you?

To begin, I matted a piece of the Festive Farmhouse plaid paper on a Crumb Cake mat for the card front.

Next I took an asymmetrical piece of Crumb Cake card stock and embossed it in the new-and-awesome Corrugated Dynamic TIEF.  Then I tore the edges – making it even more assymetric.  I tap-tap-tapped all four edges on my Versamark Pad, sprinkled Copper Stampin’ Embossing Powder on them, and heated them with my Heat Tool.  Then I used Tear & Tape Adhesive to adhere the panel to the card front.

Note:  I highly recommend Tear & Tape when you’re trying to stick a Corrugated DTIEF panel to anything.  I suspect you’ll be much happier with the resulting stick-to-it-ive-ness than if you use SNAIL or even Liquid Glue!

Next up, I cut two die cut shapes from the new Detailed Baubles Thinlits from a piece of Copper Joyous Noel 6″ x 6″ Glimmer Paper.  I adhered the lovely large circle to the card front with Liquid Glue.

With my 2 1/4″ Circle Punch, I cut a Cherry Cobbler circle and adhered the smaller ornament to it with Liquid Glue.  Then I popped that onto the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

The sentiment, from Beautiful Baubles, is stamped in Versamark on Crumb Cake and heat embossed with Copper Stampin’ Emboss Powder.  Then I cut it with the little label die in the Night Owl Thinlits.

I edged the banner with my Cherry Cobbler Stampin’ Write Marker and then adhered it with some Liquid Glue and Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I cut a couple of Mossy Meadow pine boughs with my Pretty Pines Thinlits, and a couple of Copper Glimmer Paper boughs from the Night Owl Thinlits and adhered them with Liquid Glue.  Then I added a little bow tied with Cherry Cobbler Twine from the Festive Farmhouse Cotton Twine pack.

On the inside, I stamped the large ornament from Beautiful Baubles in Cherry Cobbler on a Whisper White panel.  Then I added a second sentiment in Crumb Cake.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Crumb Cake mat and into my Mossy Meadow card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done.

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got another Beautiful Baubles ornament in Cherry Cobbler on the front…

…and I added a little more Festive Farmhouse plaid DSP to the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  I love all the texture on this card – the plaid Festive Farmhouse DSP and the Corrugated Crumb Cake panel.  Add in the Coppery Glimmer from the Detailed Baubles die cuts and…some Mossy Meadow pine boughs?  Yep.  I hope you like!





P.S.  Y’all be sure to check out my 2018 Holiday Catalog Special Bundles and get signed up soon!  🙂


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.

The 2018 Holiday Catalog is Here!

The new 2018 Holiday Catalog is Amaze-balls!!  If you haven’t seen it yet, click on the cover image to open up a PDF of the catalog.

If you aren’t one of my customers but would like to be and need a copy of the catalog mailed to you, fill out the form on my Stampin’ Up! Catalogs page and I’ll get a copy in the mail to you ASAP!

2018 Holiday Catalog Special Bundles are Available Now!

I’ve put together some special money-saving bundles for you from this awesome and wonderful catalog!  You’ll get a bunch of goodies, shipped directly to you!  And you’re going to save a pretty penny, too!

When you order one bundle, you’ll get the new Swirls & Curls TIEF for…FREE!  Buy multiple bundles….and you’ll get the Swirls & Curls TIEF for free PLUS I’m going to add in a SURPRISE gift! 😉

We’ve got some Fall bundles, a few Christmas bundles, and a Halloween Bundle.  Take a look-see:

#1- Making Christmas Bright Bundle- $100 
#2 – Santa’s Workshop Bundle- $126
#3 – Joyous Noel Bundle- $77
#4 – Festive Farmhouse Bundle- $110
#5 – Country Lane Bundle- $84
#6 – Frosted Floral Bundle (6a – Wood – $129) or (6b – Clear – $123)  
#7- Toil & Trouble Bundle (7a – Wood – $113) or (7b – Clear – $106)  

Check out what goodies are in each bundle – and get signed up for yours today!  There’s a handy Order Form right here on my Stamps-N-Lingers 2018 Holiday Catalog Bundles

Dashing Along Designer Series Paper Host Promotion!

Host a Workshop or place an order of $250 or more (total before shipping and tax) in the month of September, and get the Dashing Along Designer Series Paper FREE.  The Dashing Along Designer Series Paper is in addition to the Stampin’ Rewards you’ll earn!

Find all the details (and how to get this pretty paper for yourself!) at my Stampin’ Up! Promotions Page!

Still Time to Get Signed Up!

I promise – this kit won’t give you nightmares, but you WILL be haunted by the spooky box, wrapped in a whimsical spider web. And the contents? Not scary . . . just adorable, and everything you’ll need for FUN Halloween crafting!!  It’s a real “treat”!

Yep – the September kit is all about the Treats!  PACKAGING the treats, that is! 🙂

Not wild about Halloween?  Prefer cards? Well… As with every Paper Pumpkin kit, September’s kit can be repurposed.  For instance, you can add cardstock and make some cards! This kit’s coordinating colors are: Mango MelodyGorgeous GrapePumpkin Pie and Basic Black 

Promotion Details

  • New subscribers must subscribe by September 10 to get the Halloween kit.
  • Canceled subscribers must be in active status by September 10 to get the Halloween kit.
  • Current subscribers must stay active through September 10 to get the Halloween kit.
  • Product availability may be limited toward the end of the subscription period.

So…if you’re ready to get spooky crafty fun coming to you in a Paper Pumpkin box, you can either sign up for a subscription where you’re billed monthly for your kit or you can purchase a prepaid subscription in my online store.  For more information and to sign up for the monthly subscription, click here.  Or, check out the options for prepaid subscriptions in my online store, click here.

It’s Time to Start Redeeming!


All that ordering you did in August is about to PAY OFF!!  It’s time to start redeeming your Bonus Days Coupons!  Of course – you CAN wait until the 5th and redeem them on 2018 Holiday Catalog goodies!

Here’s the deets:

  • Redemption Period Deadlines
    • September 30, 2018, by 11:50 PM (MT)
  • There is no limit to the number of coupon codes participants can use on an order during redemption.
  • Bonus Days coupon codes may be redeemed for any product (excluding Starter Kits, demonstrator supply items, and Paper Pumpkin subscriptions.)
    • New prepaid Paper Pumpkin codes MAY be discounted with Bonus Days coupon codes.
  • Bonus Days coupon codes may be redeemed one time only.

So – here’s a handy flyer to walk you thru redeeming your coupons in my Online Store – click it to make it big enough for humans! 🙂

Stampin’ Up! Products Used in this Project:

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Mossy Meadow Card Stock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and folded at 5 1/2″); Pretty Pines Thinlits die cut pine boughs

Crumb Cake Card Stock: 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); 3 5/8″ x 4 1/4″ (Corrugated panel); Night Owl Thinlits banner (Sentiment)

Whisper White Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (inner liner)

Cherry Cobbler Card Stock: 2 1/4″ Circle (behind the Copper bauble die cut)

Joyous Noel 6″ x 6″ Glimmer Paper: Delicate Baubles Thinlits die cuts; Night Owl Thinlits die cuts

Festive Farmhouse DSP: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (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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Finn Fan Fix

This past couple of days, I’ve added a little extra jogging into my morning exercise routine.  I’m going to be spending a couple of weeks at 8500′ in Colorado – where the O2 isn’t actually just free for the taking like it is here!  So I figure I’d best get a little aerobic head-start!

I am gobsmacked that 1) I CAN jog…2) I even WANT to jog and 3) I can JOG!!!

Finn-y, as the good wing-man he is, goes with me.

He’s a smart boy.  On the second lap, he stops short of the turn-around point and waits for me to go up and come back.

Between the morning 2+ miles and a trip to the mailbox and back in the afternoon, he’s rolling about 3 miles each day.

It’s not easy being a fit Aussie.

This is the end result.

That white strip on the right side of the picture is the air conditioning vent! He staggers in the house and simply collapses.

Smart, smart dog-a-lous!



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14 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Beautiful Delicate Baubles

  1. What a beautiful card! I love the copper touches, perfect way to use that pretty ornament die. And I’m right there with Finn…I have an AC vent in the kitchen that saves me too. 😉

    • stampsnlingers

      Yea – I usually try to find one myself! Thanks so much, Amy! 🙂

  2. Your card is gorgeous. Love the edging in copper, and the copper glimmer paper and the copper emboss powder. What’s not to love about copper? AND what’s not to love about Finny? He is dog-tired cute!

    • stampsnlingers

      Wait’ll you see his NEXT pose! Even cuter! So…you’re saying…you LIKE Copper…right??! LOL! Thanks so much, Karen! 🙂

  3. Kate

    You are making Christmas feel pretty close…and beautifully so.
    Make that 8700’…😃

  4. Pat C

    Very pretty card. I love the layout, especially the way you used the corrugated embossed panel.
    Mary, you amaze and inspire me with your diet and exercise (jogging!) routine. 👏🏻
    Your wing-man is a handsome dude. 😍

    • stampsnlingers

      Yes – he sure is! He’s not sure HE’S loving the exercise routine! He sort of prefers to ride the golf cart! Thanks very much, Pat! 🙂

  5. What a beautiful Christmas card. I love the plaid background and the copper accents. Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches!

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks so much, Jen – I appreciate you stopping by! 🙂

  6. What a great mix of rustic and elegant! Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches!

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks, Amy! And thanks for coming by to leave a comment! 🙂

  7. jentimko

    Such a holiday beauty!! Love all the sparkle with the rustic plaid. Glad to see you this week at FMS!

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