Stampin’ Up! Flourish Filigree in Copper and Merry Merlot

Good Saturday morning, y’all, from the Ellijay mountains in North Georgia!

As I write this, we’re doing shoebox swaps after our fine dinner prepared by Chef James!  Check out the Finn-Fan-Fix-not-featuring-Finn for more on our Retreat!

The card I have for you today is an elegant Christmas project using the new Flourish Filigree stamp set and some Joyous Noel Specialty DSP.  Take a look-see:

I played along with the Global-Design-Project challenge this week which is a CASE the Designer challenge – with guest designer Kerstin Kreis.

I started with a piece of the Joyous Noel Specialty DSP that I matted on Crumb Cake, using Liquid Glue, for the card front.

On a piece of Merry Merlot, I stamped the large-and-lovely filigree image from Flourish Filigree in Versamark – then I sprinkled it with Copper Stampin’ Emboss Powder.  Then I heated it up with my Heat Tool.

When it had cooled, I cut the panel down to size and matted it on Crumb Cake.  Then I adhered the panel to the card front with Liquid Glue.

I used some Glue Dots to add a couple of new Snowflakes & Stars Wire Elements down in the corner.

I stamped the sentiment from Flourish Filigree in Merry Merlot on a piece of Crumb Cake, then punched it with the Pretty Label Punch.  I added a few Stampin’ Dimensionals to the back of the punched sentiment and used them to wind several loops of Copper Metallic Thread.  Then I popped the sentiment over the Wire Snowflakes.

On the inside, I matted more of the Joyous Noel Specialty DSP on Crumb Cake.  On a Whisper White panel, I stamped the filigree image in stamped-off-once Crumb Cake in the corner.  Over that I added a second sentiment from Flourish Filigree in Merry Merlot.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Crumb Cake mat and then onto the matted DSP and into my Merry Merlot card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got a full-strength Crumb Cake filigree image in the corner…

…and then I added a little more Joyous Noel DSP to the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  Elegant in Copper and Merry Merlot – the Flourish Filigree stamp set shines atop Joyous Noel Specialty DSP!  Wonderful for Christmas, don’t you think?  I hope you like!





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September Paper Pumpkin Kits

Refills and Full Kits Coming on 24 Sep!

Our Frights & Delights September kit was a spectacularly spooky success! Refills (149540) will be available starting September 24 and can be found in the online store. Additionally, due to this kit’s special seasonal appeal, we’ve decided to place the FULL KIT (149671) on sale as a past kit right away (with no typical 3-month delay). Woo-HOO! Full kits will also be available on September 24 and can be found in the online store. Refills and full kits are only available while supplies last and ONLY to Paper Pumpkin subscribers, so don’t miss out!

If you’re not a subscriber, but you think you’re going to want to get these treat bags – get signed up now and then grab up the full kits on Monday! 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.  To see more information and to sign up for the monthly subscription, click here.  To see the options for prepaid subscriptions in my online store, click here.

Clearance Rack

New items have been added to the Clearance Rack in the online store.  Supplies are limited, and with discounts up to 60%, products will go quickly. Some goodies have already sold out – but there’s plenty left to choose from –  and Fast Fuse Refills are still available! Shop now and stock up.

Fast Fuse Adhesive Refill

Fast Fuse Adhesive Refill

2018 Holiday Catalog Special Bundles!

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

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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!

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Stampin’ Up! Products Used in this Project:

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Merry Merlot Card Stock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored at 5 1/2″); 2 7/8″ x 4 1/4″ (Copper-embossed front panel)

Crumb Cake Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); 3″ x 4 1/4″ ( second mats for card front and for inner liner); Pretty Label Punch (sentiment)

Whisper White Card Stock: 2 7/8″ x 4 1/4″ (inner liner)

Joyous Noel Specialty DSP: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front and inner liner); envelope flap

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Finn Fan Fix

Today (Friday), Finny is keeping his Dad company in Atlanta while I’m up in Ellijay enjoying a wonderful weekend retreat with good friends, good food, and a great place!

I give you…Skyview Mountain Cottage!

This.  Place.  Is.  Gorgeous!

And – we have a most gracious host…meet James!

He’s cooking for us this weekend – and had snacks and drinks and coffee and appetizers all set out and ready for our arrival.

Heaven, y’all.

Just sayin’!

Here’s a little pictorial tour!

Upstairs is a wonderful living and dining room….

Check out that table!

Then the downstairs is the crafting area!

Love the frame on this downstairs mirror…

There’s a resident kitty.  Named Max.  He’s a real fireball!

And there are some other residents of the area checking us out!

We spent the first evening doing some Shoebox swaps and getting settled into our room!  And I did a presentation about doing Facebook Live videos!

Y’all checkout the Skyview Mountain Cottage website – and if you’re in this neck of the woods, you should try to get to one of their open-houses!  This spot was purpose-built FOR crafting!  It’s AMAZE-BALLS!

More on our weekend tomorrow!



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10 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Flourish Filigree in Copper and Merry Merlot

  1. Bernice P

    Beautiful card Mary! What a lovely spot to spend the weekend.. and to boot it was built to accomodate crafters… sounds like a wonderful place.

    • stampsnlingers

      It really is quite wonderful! And it’s in the middle of a 5500 acre conservation area – so lots of wildlife! Thank you so much, Bernice! 🙂

  2. Kate

    Beautiful beautiful card!
    And a lovely spot in the Georgia hills. Critters to enjoy. Good company. And food at the ready?
    Heaven indeed. Enjoy!

    • stampsnlingers

      It really is! We’re not going to want to leave tomorrow! Thanks, Mom! 🙂

  3. That is beautiful Mary! Love the colors and your embossing is stunning! 🙂

  4. Yes, your creation is truly elegant. I hope it wins at GDP. Thanks for sharing the pics. I’m there in spirit.

    • stampsnlingers

      We FEEL you here in spirit! Next time…hope you’ll be able out join us in person! Thanks very much! 🙂

  5. The cottage is beautiful and your card is magnificent! I may actually be able to make all my Christmas cards this year without resorting to Anna Griffin kits for their ease. Thank you so much for sharing this card. Nancy

    • stampsnlingers

      You’re most welcome, Nancy, glad that you enjoyed it! And yes – the cottage is wonderful! Thanks so much! 🙂

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