Stampin’ Up! Timeless Tropical Friendship Sneak Peek

Good Friday, y’all!!  Hope you’re ready for a weekend and for Christmas!  And – mostly – I hope that today is your last day of work before your holiday break!

I’ve got a quick and easy card for you today – which seems like a great idea at this busy time of the year, yes?  This one lets the gorgeous Tropical Oasis DSP do the lion’s share of the work.  With some sentiments and flower images from the Timeless Tropical stamp set.  You’ll be able to get the whole suite on 3 Jan.  Take a look-see:

The layout for this one is from this week’s Freshly Made Sketches challenge.

I started with a piece of Pear Pizzazz card stock – almost as big as the front of my card – and I embossed it in the new Coastal Weave 3D Embossing Folder.  Then I adhered it to the front of my Pear Pizzazz card base with Liquid Glue.

Next up – I took two gorgeous pieces of paper from the new Tropical Oasis DSP and matted them both on Grapefruit Grove card stock.

I adhered the bottom panel with Liquid Glue and popped the top panel on with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

For the sentiment, I stamped the Timeless Tropical sentiment in Terracotta Tile on a Whisper White strip – that I snipped the ends of with my Paper Snips.

I tied a bow with a length of 3/16″ Braided Linen Trim and adhered it to the card front with a Glue Dot.

I made a “mat” with a strip of Grapefruit Grove and used a Glue Dot and a few Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals to adhere it over the bow.  Then I adhered the sentiment over top with a little Liquid Glue.

I decided it needed a little sumpin sumpin – so I tucked a couple of leaves from the Tropical Oasis Trinkets under the strips with Glue Dots.  And – that was it for the card front!

On the inside, I added a second sentiment from Timeless Tropical in Terracotta Tile on a Whisper White panel.  Across the bottom I added leaves from the stamp set in Pear Pizzazz.  I inked the stamp and stamped it off twice on scrap paper – then I stamped the panel several times without re-inking.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Grapefruit Grove mat and into the Pear Pizzazz card base – and the card was done!

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got more of the Pear Pizzazz Timeless Tropical leaves on the front…

…and more of the Tropical Oasis DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  Love love love the Tropical Oasis suite with the beautiful DSP and the Timeless Tropical stamp set with the bundled In the Tropics Die set.  And how cool is the Coastal Weave 3D Embossing Folder!?  I hope you like!

Now – you might be interested to know that the products used in this card are ALSO part of my Bundle #6 – Don’t Worry Be Happy Bundle! Plus even more great goodies!








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 2020 Jan – Jun Mini Catalog Special Bundles Available

As you’ve come to expect, I’ve gathered up some goodies from the new Suites (and beyond!) in the 2020 January – June Mini Catalog that coordinate perfectly with each other and will get you well on the way to making great cards and projects!

I spent some time curating these NINE bundles for you to choose from.  Like your own Personal Shopper.  When you order them, you’ll save around 10-15% off ordering everything yourself!  And every Special Bundle includes a FREE GIFT! 🙂

And – since it’s Sale-A-Bration EVERY bundle will get a couple of Sale-A-Bration Rewards.  The more bundles you order – the more rewards you’ll earn.  Heck – choose a couple three and get the retail cost over $300 (not YOUR cost – the RETAIL cost!) and you’ll receive the totes-adorbs Little Ladybug FREE!

Winner Winner!

Check all the bundles out right here on my Special Bundles Page – then use the handy form at the end to get your order placed!

NOTE:  At the bottom of the form is a spot for you to put your choices for your Sale-A-Bration freebies.  Please prioritize your favorites from first thru sixth choice (and select “Unspecified Choice” for the remainder, okay?)  I’ll order them when I place your order – and will get as many of them for you as I can!  Winner-Winner- better than a chicken DINNER!!  If you’ve got questions on how to fill out the form – give me a holler!

But – the is a LIMITED TIME OFFER – so….don’t wait too long!

Online Host Club Openings!

I’ve got a few more openings available in my Online Host Club starting in January!  Online Host Clubs are a GREAT way to build your stash-o-goodies!  And with Sale-A-bration coming up, I’ve worked it out so that ALL Hosts in the club will get to be “the Host” during the three-month event!  YES!!  There are lots of benefits to being in a club.  Check out all the deets right here – and then give me a shout to reserve your spot!

2020 Jan – Jun Mini Catalog Shares Are Open!

A catalog share lets you try a little bit of each of the beautiful new Designer Series Papers, specialty papers and envelopes, plus fun embellishments without having to buy full packs of everything.  Once you’ve sampled it all – you’ll know what goodies you want MORE of!

Once again, I’m offering a Designer Series Paper share and an Embellishment share with all sorts of fun new goodies!  Head on over to my Catalog Shares Page for all the details and to get signed up. Shares are open to anyone – including demonstrators – but spots are limited so….don’t wait too long!

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!

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

Retiring Favorites    Discounted Products

Clearance Rack

Stampin’ Up! has updated the Clearance Rack with lots of new goodies!  Whoo-hoo!!!  Head over there right quick like a bunny to get your hands on some great deals.  But hurry!!  Clearance Rack deals are only while supplies last!

There are lots of new dies, punches, designer papers and embellishments!

Click here to head over to my online store to shop those great deals now!!

Happy Shopping!

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

Outlet Sale – Going On Now!


Click the picture below to open a PDF that lists ALL the products available in the Outlet Sale  – including all the new products just added today!



And – with every $100 spent 1 – 30 Dec, you’ll earn a $10 credit you can use 31 Dec – 31 Jan!

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:  5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″  (card base, scored and folded at4 1/4″); 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (embossed card front panel)

Grapefruit Grove Card Stock: 3 3/8″ x 4 5/8″ (mats for DSP panels on front);  3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (mat for inner liner); 1/2″ x 4″ (strip behind sentiment)

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

Tropical Oasis DSP: 3 1/4″ x 4 1/2″ (DSP panels on 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

Finny and I went to the Post Office yesterday – to drop off customer ordering gifts.  In the outside box – no way was I going IN five days before Christmas

Also?  I had a spot on my shirt, so…was deep in hiding!

On the way home, we swung thru the drive-thru at the bank.

Finn had some High Finance to take care of, you know?

Keeping a CLOSE eye…

…on the drawer…

Come on…come on….Does she SEE me??


Candy canes for the ponies and….a BONE for the CFO in the back seat of the limo!

Chomp chomp nom nom….gone in a flash!

He loves going to the bank!!



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12 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Timeless Tropical Friendship Sneak Peek

  1. Such a pretty card! The colors are perfect, love the design too! Fun treats for everyone at the bank!! Good thing that the supervisor went along. 😉

    • stampsnlingers

      Yes – otherwise…who KNOWS what shenanigans the bank could have tried! Thanks, Amy! 🙂

  2. What a nice bank to give your family great treats. I have everything I need to make this card. CASEing 🙂

  3. Gerri K

    Hi Mary,
    Your card is beautiful! I love the Tropical suite! Simple cards are what my card class ladies request the most. As long as they are pretty of course.
    I love your Finn stories!!

    • stampsnlingers

      This beautiful paper is just the ticket, then! Thanks, Gerri! 🙂

  4. Faith Simpson

    Haha….Finn-y gave me a laugh today… glad you have a good bank teller who notices little eyes hoping, hoping for a treat.
    Gorgeous card, and I’m all for using DSP!! That embossing folder looks like a must have too.

  5. Judy Rozema

    Fabulous card – that paper is so awesome. I also love that embossing folder! Thank you for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches!

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks so much, Judy – appreciate you stopping by! 🙂

  6. Karren Johnson

    Beautiful papers and such gorgeous colors make for one fabulous card! Thanks so much for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches.

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks very much, Karren – appreciate you stopping by! 🙂

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