Stampin’ Up! Peace & Joy In the Pines

Good morning, y’all and welcome to the whatever-work-looks-like-for-you week!  Hope your weekend was great!

Just a note – there’s just today and tomorrow to cash in on my Double Peppermints Ordering Special! 😉

My holiday card for today uses two awesome new bundles – the Joy & Peace Bundle and the In the Pines Bundle.  I used them to make some pretty die cuts that I put atop a  little Feels Like Frost Specialty 6″ x 6″ DSP….take a look-see:

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

I started with a piece of Whisper White that I embossed in the new Winter Splendor Embossing Folder and matted on Balmy Blue for the card front.  Next, I cut a piece of snowflake-strewn silver/white paper from the Feels Like Frost 6″ x 6″ Specialty DSP and matted it on Balmy Blue then adhered it to the card front with Liquid Glue.

I used a little bit of Stampin’ Seal+ to adhere a few loops of Snowflake Splendor 1/4″ Ribbon.

With the dies in the wunnermus Pine Woods die set – part of the In The Woods Bundle – I cut one large and two small solid trees from Balmy Blue.  Then I used the matching detailed tree dies to cut Whisper White trees.  I adhered them together with Liquid Glue.  Note:  yes, you COULD use Adhesive Sheets here – but…you get NO wiggle room to get the detailed die cuts positioned as you want them on the solid cuts.  Just throwing that out there! 😉

I adhered the larger tree to the card front with Liquid Glue, then stacked the smaller trees on top with Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals and Liquid Glue.

I used two dies from the Joy Dies set to cut a “background” sentiment in Balmy Blue Glimmer Paper and the thinner sentiment cut from Whisper White.  Once again – and for the same reasons! – I used Liquid Glue to adhere them together.

I used Liquid Glue – and a Mini Stampin’ Dimensional under the last “e” to adhere the sentiment – and the card front was done!

On the inside, I stamped a sentiment from the Joy & Peace stamp set in Balmy Blue on a Whisper White panel.  In the bottom corner, I made a little wintery scene in Balmy Blue using the images in the In The Pines stamp set.  The “snow” and “snowflakes” are done in stamped-off-once Balmy Blue.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Balmy Blue mat and into my Smoky Slate card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got another In The Pines wintery scene on the front…

…And more of the Feels Like Frost 6″ x 6″ Specialty DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  I love the Joy & Peace bundle – those die cut sentiments are amazing and the coordinating sentiments in the stamp set are perfect!

…and the In The Pines bundle needs no accolades from me – it’s just…amazeballs!!

I hope you like – and are adding these to your stash!  And – not for nuthin’ – you can get ALMOST all of the products you need for this card in my Special Bundle #2 – The Winter Bundle

Add in Bundle #6 – The Reason For The Season – and you’ll get the Joy & Peace bundle, too!

Happy bundling!

If you want to recreate this card – all the Stampin’ Up! products you need are listed down below along with the card cuts!






Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift (AND the Monthly Card Tutorial) from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in any active Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!  See my Rewards page for full details.  The August Tutorial features the Autumn Goodness Bundle!



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1. All orders of $50 or greater (before shipping and taxes) placed through my online store thru the end of the day on 11 Aug 20 will earn DOUBLE PEPPERMINT REWARD POINTS!!

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Aug – Dec 2020 Special Bundles On Sale

Only Thru 19 Aug!

If you’re like me, there’s a lot in the new catalog that you want NEED!  Your best bet, of course – is to join my team and cash in on that 20-25% discount on EVERYTHING you want to buy!  Just saying – it really IS the very best deal going. 🙂

Barring that – I’ve got a way for you to save a little money AND fill out that wish list a little faster!

As I’ve been doing for the past few catalogs, I’ve gathered up some goodies from the new Suites (and well beyond!) that coordinate with each other and will get you well on the way to making great cards and projects!

I spent some time curating these 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! 🙂

Head over to my Aug – Dec 2020 Mini Catalog Special Bundle Sale Page to check them out – then use the handy form at the end to get your order placed!

If you’ve got questions on how to fill out the form – give me a holler!


YOU earned them – now….you get to redeem them for awesome Stampin’ Up! Products – just in time for the release of the Aug – Dec 2020 Mini Catalog!!

Here’s the Deets!

  • There’s no limit to the number of coupon codes you can use on an order during redemption.
  • Bonus Days coupon codes may be redeemed for any product (excluding Starter Kits and Paper Pumpkin monthly subscriptions).
  • New PREPAID Paper Pumpkin codes MAY be discounted using Bonus Days coupon codes.
  • Bonus Days coupon codes WILL REDUCE the retail amount of an order – and might affect your Stampin’ Rewards (which are based on the AFTER-COUPON amount!)
  • Bonus Days coupon codes may be redeemed one time only.

Get the Stampin’ Up! Products Used in These Projects:  

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

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

Balmy Blue Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); 2 1/8″ x 5 1/4″ (mat for DSP strip on front); Pine Woods die cut solid trees

Whisper White Card Stock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front and inner liner); Joy Die cut sentiment; Pine Woods die cut detailed trees

Balmy Blue Glimmer Paper: Joy Die cut sentiment

Feels Like Frost 6″ x 6″ Specialty DSP: 2″ x 5 1/4″ (DSP strip 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 


On Sunday afternoon, I walked back into the bedroom with a load of laundry.

Yes, join Stampin’ Up! and YOU could live this glamorous life, too!  😉

Anywho – I found….

These times are how I KNOW he likes his kennel – and I can tamp down any guilt I might feel when I ask him to go to it so I can go out – or when we go to bed!

HE doesn’t think of it as a “cage” – it’s just his bedroom that’s a cool and comfy place for a Sunday afternoon nap.


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16 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Peace & Joy In the Pines

  1. Pretty card, refreshing color and oh, that boy of yours…so cute. At first I thought it was Katy on top of his bedroom.

  2. Sweet card! Love the sparkly glimmer paper peeks, pretty colors! Poor Finn…it’s a rough life in the AC with a fluffy bed to sleep on. I can see how much he dislikes being in there. 😉

    • stampsnlingers

      Yes – it’s fairly awful for him! 🙂 Thanks, Amy! 🙂

  3. Gerri K

    Hi Mary,
    Just got my paper shares and I love them!!! I love the extras like the cello bags and the card bases & envelope samples. And of course, the papers are beautiful. Thanks!!

    • stampsnlingers

      Yeah!! Glad they got there so quickly! Have fun with them! 🙂

  4. Jacquie

    Your design has such great layers and texture! Thanks for playing along with us at FMS!

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks, Jacquie – appreciate the kind words! 🙂

  5. Jen Brum

    This is such a beautiful card! I just love that DSP and those pretty, embossed trees! Thanks for joining us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!

  6. Stunning card! Especially love the embossed panel behind the trees.

  7. Beautiful!! I love the shine and the Balmy Blue glimmer with the gorgeous trees! Thank you for playing along with us at Freshly Made Sketches.

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks much, Kim – appreciate you stopping by! 🙂

  8. Linda Callahan

    This. Is. Gorgeous. :0)

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