Stampin’ Up! Golden Honey Bee Sneak Peek!

Good morning!  It.  Is.  FRIDAY!! Whoo-hoo!!

AND – all my catalogs are stickered and stuffed and sent!  Double Whooo-hooo!! 🙂

I’ve got a cute little 2020 Jan-Jun Mini Catalog and 2020 Sale-A-Bration Flyer sneak peek for you today.  This set is one I wanted the INSTANT I saw it in the catalog – it’s the Honey Bee Bundle – with the Detailed Bee Dies.  AND – there’s awesome Golden Honey Bee Specialty DSP in the Sale-A-Bration flyer – which means…FREE DESIGNER SERIES PAPER!!  Yikes!!  Take a look-see:

The layout – and a few elements (if you look close, you’ll see what I mean!) in this one – are from this week’s FUSION challenge.

And the color scheme is from the Color Throwdown challenge.

I started with some of the beautiful gold-foil-accented Golden Honey Specialty DSP that I matted on Bermuda Bay for the card front.

On a smaller rectangle of Whisper White, I used my Stamparatus to stamp the curved sentiment from the Honey Bee stamp set (coming on 4 Jan 20!) in Bermuda Bay.  Then I cut out the beehive shape, using the die in the bundled Detailed Bee Die Set.

I used the honeycomb die from the set and cut a couple from a piece of Gold Glimmer Paper.

I used a piece of Daffodil Delight paper from the new Birthday Bonanza DSP (also coming on 4 Jan 20!) behind the beehive.  I adhered the Gold Glimmer honeycomb with Liquid Glue.  Then I adhered the Whisper White panel over top with more Liquid Glue.

On scrap Whisper White, I stamped the large bee and two small bees in Tuxedo Black -and cut them out with their matching die from the Detailed Bee Die set.

Yes – you heard me.  Dies.  That.  Cut.  Bees.

Whaaaaa!??!  How AWESOME is that?!? 🙂

Answer: VERY freakin’ awesome!

I colored their bodies with my Daffodil Delight Stampin’ Write Marker and the wings with my Light Pool Party Stampin’ Blend.  I brushed Clear Wink of Stella over the wings, too.

I used the marker-to-rubber technique to color the two flower images – Pear Pizzazz for the stems and leaves and Daffodil Delight for the flowers.  This technique is made SO much easier with the Stamparatus – it means you can stamp over the image as many times as you need!  I cut the flowers with their matching dies.  And some Gold Glimmer hearts, too!

I adhered the flowers and hearts and the right-most little bee with Liquid Glue.  Then I added the second small bee and the large guy with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added some Pear Pizzazz “faux stitches” with my Stampin’ Write Marker and the card was done!

On the inside, I added a stamped-off-once Daffodil Delight beehive from the Honey Bee set in the center of a Whisper White panel.   Over top, I added a second sentiment in Bermuda Bay.  Then I added a single flower – once again using the marker-to-rubber technique.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Bermuda Bay mat and into my Pear Pizzazz card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got a full-strength Daffodil Delight beehive on the front – plus a couple of little Tuxedo Black bees…

…and some more of the Golden Honey Specialty DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  You guys – I was TOTALLY right to covet this set when I saw it!  The Honey Bee stamp set is adorable – and the bundled Detailed Bee Dies cut.  Out.  BEES!  Like…bee-legs.  And bee-antenna.  NO fussy cutting!  Whoo-hoo!!  Add in the Golden Honey Specialty DSP (that you’ll be able to pick up for free during Sale-A-Bration with a $50 order before shipping and tax!  I hope you LIKE – add this one to your Wish List as soon as your catalog arrives.  It’s on page 30.  Just sayin’! 😉







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.

Going On Now!

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Running thru 2 Jan 20 (but only while supplies last), you can save big on a selection of retiring and surplus items including holiday catalog items, stamp sets, and Paper Pumpkin past kits. You’ll want to shop early to avoid missing out!

And don’t forget: This offer is while supplies last only and popular items will sell out quickly.

The deets:

  • Sales Period: 3 Dec 19 – 2 Jan 20 at 11:50pm (MT)
  • Only items listed on the flyer, Excel spread sheet, and online store are eligible for this promotion.
  • No minimum purchase required.
  • Retiring items from the 2019 holiday catalog are available while supplies last.

Here are handy links to the goodies in my Online Store!

Retiring Favorites    Discounted Products

Stampin’ Up! has also released the list of products in the Holiday Catalog that are carrying over into future catalog!  Yeah!!

Click the links below to see the complete list of retiring and carryover items (those goodies that will be available for purchase in a future catalog!).

****Take a close look at the asterisked items in the Holiday Carryover List…there are a few of your favorite things that are currently sold out and unavailable…but that will be back!!  Like…the Moose Punch, the Feels Like Frost DSP and the Brightly Gleaming DSP (to name a few – there are MORE!).  While they will NOT be available from 2 Jan 20 thru the start of the 2020 Holiday catalog next Fall – they WILL be back!  Check out the full list.

  • Most Wonderful Time Product Medley (item 150705)
  • Christmas Countdown Project Kit (item 150703)
        • Please note: The coordinating Christmas Countdown Stamp Set (item 151833) will not carry over – so you want to get that NOW!
  • Jingle Bells Embellishments (item 149598)
  • Snowflake Sequins Embellishments (item 150443)
  • Feels Like Frost Specialty Designer Series Paper (item 150444)
  • Toile Tidings Designer Series Paper (item 150432)
  • Brightly Gleaming Specialty Designer Series Paper (item 150429)
  • Christmas Gleaming Stamp Set (item 150464)
  • Gleaming Ornament Punch Pack (item 150647)
  • Merry Moose Stamp Set (item 150494)
  • Moose Punch (item 150652)
  • Gather Together Stamp Set (item 150589)
  • Gathered Leaves Dies (item 150662)

Can I get a big Whoo-hoo!?!

Got questions?  Give me a shout!

Thirty-One Gifts Helping You Get Ready for the Holidays!

Check out my Online Store for all the deets!

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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

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

Bermuda Bay Card Stock:  4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner)

Whisper White Card Stock:  3″ x 4″ (art panel); 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner); Detailed Bee Die cut shapes

Gold Glimmer Paper: Detailed Bee die cut honeycomb and hearts

Golden Honey Specialty DSP (coming on 4 Jan 20):  3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front); envelope flap

Birthday Bonanza DSP (coming on 4 Jan 20): 2 7/8″ x 3 7/8″ (behind the beehive)

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

Finn and I stuffed and mailed 2020 Jan – June Mini Catalogs and 2020 Sale-A-Bration catalogs on Wednesday and Thursday!

Finn is mostly moral support.  Lack of thumbs.  And – can’t go in the Post Office! 😉

But – he HELPED!!

So…if you know you’re getting one of these packages – be on the lookout!

If you’re not sure…holler at me! 😉

If Finn answers the phone…just ask for me!



P.S.  Happy Birthday, Handaddy – I miss you every single day.  But – I know you’re watching over us! Love.

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14 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Golden Honey Bee Sneak Peek!

  1. You have been very beesy this week! Cute card and adorable helper. Have a great weekend.

    • stampsnlingers

      I see what you did there!! Yep – busy as a ….you know! Thanks much, Karen. Enjoy your weekend! 🙂

  2. Such a pretty card! Love the colors and design! Don’t laugh too much when you see my card for tomorrow…I may have used that same stamp set for the same sketch. 🙂 Glad that the supervisor was there to assist with the catalog mailing! I’m sure that he was a huge help. 😉

    • stampsnlingers

      I’ll try not to laugh – it’s a hard set to NOT use cuz it’s so darned cute! Thanks, Amy! Yes – those catalogs would NEVER have gotten gone so quickly without him. 😉

  3. Kristi

    This is going to be the first bundle I order! Darling card Mary

  4. Kathy Fennell

    I haven’t seen any of this product Mary! Super cute that’s another must have coming up! Thank you to Mr. Finn for the paw he had in helping to get this very important mail ready to go to the post office. 🙂

    • stampsnlingers

      Yes – he’s pretty paw-some! LOL! Thanks, Kathy – I love this bundle and the fact that the gorgeous paper is FREE!! 🙂

  5. Oh how fun, love the bee theme.

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks, Amy – I LOVE this new bundle and that gorgeous Sale-A-Bration paper!! )

  6. Wanda Cullen

    Way to rock the Fusion and the throwdown challenges! Cute sneak peek!

    • stampsnlingers

      Thank you so much, Wanda – appreciate you stopping by! 🙂

  7. Gloria Hendrickson

    I love this card! Well done.

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