Stampin’ Up! Hammered Metal So Many Stars Sneak Peek

Good morning, y’all!  Hope your long weekend is going well – guess what??  Tomorrow is a HOLIDAY!!  Whoo-hoo!  Whatever your plans – getting out-and-about or just….RESTING!…enjoy them!

If you were able to join me last night for my Facebook Live video, I appreciate you spending part of your 3-Day weekend with me!  If not – but you’d like to watch the Memorex version, here ’tis on YouTube!

I pulled out the fantabulous new So Many Stars stamp set and bundled Stitched Stars Dies, the Itty Bitty Christmas set and the new Hammered Metal 3D Folder to make a 2019 Holiday Catalog sneak peek for you.  Take a look-see:

The layout for this one was inspired by the sketch challenge over at Fab Friday this week!

I started by embossing a Crumb Cake card stock panel in the new Hammered Metal 3D Embossing Folder (which will be available in the catalog on Wednesday, 4 Sept!).  Then I brushed the edges of the panel with the new Celestial Copper Delicata Metallic Ink Pad.  I went over the top of that with the Golden Glitz Delicata Metallic Ink Pad.  Then I matted the panel on Cherry Cobbler.

I used SNAIL to adhere two lengths of new Shaded Spruce/Gold 3/8″ Striped Ribbon across the panel.

With the Stitched Stars Dies – I cut a bunch of stars and flourishes from Wrapped In Plaid 6″ x 6″ DSP, Gold Glimmer Paper and Shaded Spruce card stock.

Using my Simply Scored tool, I scored the large plaid star and gently creased the score lines to create a 3-D star.

I used Liquid Glue on the various stars to adhere some together in stacks – and then adhered them to the card front.  The large plaid star is adhered with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I stamped an Itty Bitty Christmas sentiment (also new in the 2019 Holiday Catalog) in Cherry Cobbler on a Crumb Cake strip.  Then I “dipped” each edge of the strip with the Celestial Copper Delicata Metallic Ink Pad and popped it onto the card front with Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I added a Linen Thread double-loop bow with a couple of Glue Dots and then popped on three Star Designer Elements – and the card front was done!

On the inside, I stamped a sentiment from the So Many Stars set in Cherry Cobbler on a Very Vanilla panel.  Around and over it, I stamped the scattered stars image from the same set in Celestial Copper Delicata Metallic Ink.  I also added a couple of the larger stars in the Golden Glitz Delicata Metallic Ink.

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

My Very Vanilla Medium Envelope got more of the So Many Stars stars in Copper and Gold on the front…

…and I added more of the Wrapped in Plaid 6″ x 6″ DSP to the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  Itty Bitty Christmas and So Many Stars!  What a great complement to each other!  And, of course, no one can deny the spectacular-ness of the Wrapped In Plaid 6″ x 6″ DSP!  You can get it all in only 3 more days – the 4th will be here before you know it! 🙂 I 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 any active catalog! And – you can even select one of the Host-exclusive sets! See my Rewards page for more details.

The Buy 3, Get 1 Free Designer Series Paper Sale!

Starting 4 Sep!

By popular demand, Stampin’ Up! is bringing back the Designer Series Paper Sale!  During September 4–30, you can buy three packages of select Designer Series Paper, and get one FREE!

Here’s the Deets:

  • All order types qualify for this promotion.
  • Only Designer Series Papers listed in the table below qualify for this promotion. You may mix and match papers from any of the listed papers.
  • There is no limit to how many times participants can buy three packages of Designer Series Paper, and get one free during this sale.
  • As you order online, when three qualifying Designer Series Paper packs are entered, a prompt to add a free Designer Series Paper will appear.
  • In the online store, if you order four packages of the same qualifying Designer Series Paper, you’ll need to enter three together and then order the fourth free item separately.
  • Designer Series Paper ordered as part of a Starter Kit does not qualify for this sale.
  • Designer Series Paper ordered with Stampin’ Rewards does not qualify for this sale.

Here are the Designer Series Papers that are included in this great offer!  So…you could order three lower priced paper packs – and pick the higher-priced (and GORGEOUS!!) Pressed Petals Specialty DSP for FREE!!  Whoo-hoo!

Here’s a cool and colorful flyer to open up!

So – get ready to start ordering on 4 Sept!

This is a once-a-year deal on our beautiful Designer Series Papers!  Whoo-hoo!

Limited Time 2019 Holiday Catalog Special Bundles

I know you’ve got a LONG wish list from the new 2019 Holiday Catalog!  And – I’ve got a way for you to save a little money and fill out that wish list a little faster!

As has become my tradition, I’ve gathered up some goodies from the new Suites (and beyond!) in the 2019 Holiday Catalog that coordinate perfectly with each other and will get you well on the way to making great cards and projects!

When you order them, you’ll save around 15-20% off ordering everything yourself!  And every Special Bundle includes a FREE GIFT! 🙂  Please note – these bundles are only available until 15 Sept – so…get them while you can!

Head on over to my Ordering Page to see what you’ll get in each bundle (I’ve got PICTURES!!) and then get your order placed!


A Few 2019 Holiday Catalog Shares Are Still Available!

Try a little bit of the beautiful new Designer Series Papers, specialty papers and envelopes, plus fun embellishments with one of my Catalog Shares! I’ll place our Shares order first jump out of the box on 4 Sep 19 and use expedited shipping so I get it back fast!  Then I’ll get it all cut up, packaged and out the door quick as I can – likely early in the week of the 9th, if not quicker!

Once again, I’m offering a Designer Series Paper share and an Embellishment share with all sorts of fun new goodies!

I’ve got a few options for you to pick from:  a New Designer Series Paper Share, a New Embellishments Share, and an I Want It All Share (this one gets a free extra bonus!!).  And there are even DOUBLE shares, too!

Shares are open to anyone (with US or APO address only! – sorry) – including demonstrators, so…get all the details about what’s being offered in each kind of share right here – and get signed up for YOURS! 🙂

Get the Stampin’ Up! Products Used in This Project:

Card Cuts Used in This Project:  

Crumb Cake Card Stock: 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ (card base, scored and folded at 4 1/4″); 3 3/4″ x 5″ (card front); 3/8″ x 2 1/2″ (sentiment)

Cherry Cobbler Card Stock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (mats for card front and for inner liner)

Shaded Spruce Card Stock: Stitched Stars Die cut stars

Gold Glimmer Paper: Stitched Stars Die cut stars and flourishes

Very Vanilla Card Stock:  3 3/4″ x 5″ (inner liner)

Wrapped In Plaid 6″ x 6″ DSP:  Stitched Stars Die cut stars; 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

Cerah – my older pony – has to wear…

…a grazing muzzle when she’s out during the day.  It’s a useful tool – helps her to not eat her body weight in grass every day.  Which is a very good thing for a Haflinger!

SHE hates the muzzle.  As one might easily imagine!

Finn – on the other hand is…fascinated by it.

He sniffs it – licks the outside – sticks his head in it…and licks the inside…


…and is quite disappointed when I am finally able to pull it away from him to hang it up for the night!

These are the things that just…make me wonder….why?  Why, Finn…what could the attraction possibly be?!?




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6 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Hammered Metal So Many Stars Sneak Peek

  1. What a beautiful card! The colors are perfect and I love the plaid papers. As for Finn…that’s just nasty! But he eats other “things” leftover from the horses, so I suppose this is a little less nasty than that! 😉

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks, Amy! And yea – in the big scheme of things, it’s icky, but…could be WAY worse!! 🙂

  2. Heather Heroldt

    Oh, Mary – this is fabulous! Love the plaid stars, and homey feel of your colors here – very country Christmas! Thanks so much for playing at Fab Friday!

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks for the kind words, Heather! I appreciate you stopping by! 🙂

  3. I love stars for Christmas time (I have a whole separate tree decorated in only stars!) so your card really caught my eye! I love the mix of plaids and metallics and the big and little stars. Thanks for sharing at Fab Friday!

    • stampsnlingers

      I bet that star-tree is gorgeous! 🙂 Thank you so much – I appreciate you stopping by, Amanda! 🙂

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