Stampin’ Up! Botanical Doilies & Butterflies

Good Sunday, y’all!  Tomorrow Santa will begin his whirlwind tour!  Hopefully all his elves are ready!

And remembered AA – AAA – 9V and 75 C-Cell batteries! 😉

In order to ensure that all the elves have time for their last-minute preparations, we will NOT do a video tonight – sorry!  This elf is going to spend the evening watching Hallmark Christmas movies! 🙂  I’ll see y’all next Sunday!

My card today should bring Spring to mind – it does for me, with its gorgeous Botanical Butterfly paper and wonderful sentiments from the Dear Doily stamp set.  Take a look-see:

The layout for this one is based on the sketch challenge from the Paper Craft Crew!

And my color scheme is from this week’s Global Design Project challenge.

I started with some gorgeous Botanical Butterfly DSP – which is one of the awesome Sale-A-Bration goodies that will be available to you for FREE with a $50 purchase starting on 3 January! – and matted it on a piece of Poppy Parade card stock for the card front.

I snipped a length of the Poppy Parade 1/2″ Textured Weave Ribbon from the Holiday Catalog and adhered it with a little bit of Liquid Glue.

The sentiment, from the Dear Doily set (coming on 3 Jan in the 2019 Occasions catalog), is stamped in Granny Apple Green on Whisper White, then matted on Poppy Parade and popped onto the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

The Botanical Butterfly DSP is lovely – with colorful designs on one side, and black-and-white prints on the other.  One of those is strewn with butterflies that perfectly fit the Butterfly Duet punch (part of the Butterfly Gala Bundle in the Occasions catalog).  I colored three of them with my Light and Dark Pool Party Stampin’ Blends and the Dark Granny Apple Green Blend and punched them out.

I adhered them sort of willy-nilly with Liquid Glue (and a few pieces of Stampin’ Dimensionals to support their wings!), added a Granny Apple Green Glitter Enamel Dot and the card front was done!

On the inside, I added a second sentiment from the Dear Doily set in Granny Apple Green on a Whisper White panel.  Using my Stamparatus and the marker-to-stamp coloring technique, I added two flower stems from Dear Doily – the flowers I colored in Poppy Parade and the stems in Granny Apple Green.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Poppy Parade mat and into my Basic Black card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got more Dear Doily flowers on the front…

…and a little more of the Botanical Butterfly DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  This new 2019 Occasions and Sale-A-Bration Catalogs are long on beautiful flowers and wonderful butterflies and the Dear Doily stamp set and Botanical Butterfly DSP are part of that beauty!  I sure hope you like!





P.S.  Still time for a Gift Certificate for Christmas! 🙂 Drop me a line and I’ll get you hooked up!


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.

Stamps-N-Lingers 2019 Occasions Catalog Special Bundles Available

As you’ve come to expect, I’ve put together a couple of sweet-deal bundles for you to help get you going with a new catalog.

I’ve curated 7 bundles for you, bringing you the wonderful new 2019 Occasions Suites – and snag some free goodies!  On top of the savings you’ll receive a free Stampin’ Blends Combo and you’re going to be able to pick Sale-A-Bration products, too!

Take a peek – then get all the deets and a sign up form on my Special Bundles Page!

Bundle #1:  All My Love Bundle – $132 You’d pay around $162 to buy all of these goodies when you factor in shipping and tax.

Bundle #2:  Floral Romance Bundle – $109 You’d pay around $132 when you factor in shipping and tax.

Bundle #3: How Sweet It Is Bundle – $80 You’d pay around $95 when you factor in shipping and tax.

Bundle #4: Happiness Blooms Bundle – $95 You’d pay around $115 when you factor in shipping and tax.

Bundle #5:  The Gingham Gala Bundle – $71 You’d pay around $84 when you factor in shipping and tax.

Bundle #6: Needlepoint Nook Bundle – $79 You’d pay around $84 when you factor in shipping and tax.

Bundle #7: Classic Garage Bundle – $83 You’d pay around $99 when you factor in shipping and tax.

Each of the bundles – Suites, really! – will save you some green – and you’ll get to select a FREE Blends Combo – either Mossy Meadow or Balmy Blue!


It’s easy to order!  Fill out the form on my Special Bundles Page now.  On 27 Dec, I’ll send you a PayPal Invoice and then I’ll place the orders first thing on 3 Jan and get your bundles on the way to your door!   Easy Peasy!

These offers are available to anyone – but I can only ship to addresses in the United States or APO Military. 🙂 Thanks for your understanding, y’all!

Stamps-N-Lingers 2019 Occasions Catalog Shares Are Open

My 2019 Occasions Catalog Shares are open!  Shares are a way to get a little taste of all the new papers, ribbons, trims and embellishments in a new catalog – without buying the WHOLE catalog – which would set you back about $200!  This way – you get a sampling of everything and then you can decide what you want to buy whole-packs of!  Makes pretty good sense, huh?

Check them out here and fill out the handy form to get signed up!

Get the Stampin’ Up! Products Used in this Project!

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

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

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

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

Botanical Butterfly 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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Finn Fan Fix

The Thinker


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8 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Botanical Doilies & Butterflies

  1. Beautiful card Mary! Love those butterflies. Sweet picture of the little thinker too. 😊

  2. Yeppers, I think it’s a winner! So is Finn. Enjoy your movies.

  3. Kate

    …and visions of sugar plums…uh. sticks…
    Very nice card.

  4. Brynn Thornburgh

    Mary, this is so pretty! Don’t you just looooove that gingham paper?! Thanks for playing along with us at The Paper Craft Crew!!

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