Stampin’ Up! Plaid Press On In Good Taste!

Good morning and welcome back to the week!  Did y’all have a good weekend?  We enjoyed ours – no more riding for us due to the wet and sloggy mud from Saturday’s rain.  Hoping to get back out there a couple times this week!

I made a quick and easy card for you today.  Now – there IS a little fussy cutting but it’s so worth it.  And not all that hard.  I used the fun Press On stamp set – for all us coffee lovers! – and TWO designer papers (BOTH of which are on SALE right now:  The In Good Taste DSP and Plaid Tidings DSP.  Two of my faves!  Take a look-see:

The layout for this one is from the Freshly Made Sketches challenge – although you can see I gave it a flip!

And I also played along with the Festive Friday challenge.  Look for a Hot Drink, Plaid, Die Cut, Pearls, Brown and Gold in my card!

Finally – I made this one be a little more masculine in tone – for the Watercooler Wednesday Challenge.

I started with a piece of In Good Taste DSP that I matted on Cinnamon Cider for the card front.

Next – using a Stitched Rectangle Die – I cut four pieces of Cinnamon Cider Plaid Tidings DSP.  I used the same die to cut a Whisper White rectangle.

On the Whisper White die cut, I stamped a Press On sentiment in Early Espresso (I feel like this color MUST be on any card that has a coffee theme.  Am I right??!).  I cheated the sentiment towards the left side of the rectangle.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the rectangles to the card front.

On a piece of Whisper White – I stamped the large cup image from Press On in Early Espresso.  Then I stamped it again.  Then I stamped it a THIRD time on the same In Good Taste DSP that I’d used for the card front.

I fussy cut one of the whole cups.  Then I fussy cut just that lid.  THEN I fussy cut the coozy from the DSP-stamped image.

I adhered the coozy to the full-cup image with Liquid Glue.  Then I used Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals to pop the lid on.

Using my Light Crumb Cake Stampin’ Blend – I very lightly brushed it on the sides of the cup and lid – to help it look a little less….flat! 😉

I popped the whole thing onto the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

From a piece of Gilded Autumn Specialty DSP – I fussy cut a small pumpkin (in Cajun Craze and gold foil) – and popped it onto the coozy with a Mini Stampin’ Dimensional.

I colored a few Pearl Basic Jewels with my Dark Cinnamon Cider Stampin’ Blend – popped them on – and the caed front was done!

On the inside, I matted another piece of In Good Taste DSP on Cinnamon Cider and adhered it across the bottom of a Whisper White panel.  I adhered another Plaid Tidings Stitched Rectangles Die with Liquid Glue as well.  I added a second Press On sentiment in Early Espresso – and a Cinnamon Cider colored Pearl Basic Jewel.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Cinnamon Cider mat and into my Early Espresso card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got an Early Espresso Press On cup – colored with my Light Crumb Cake Blend and another fun sentiment…

…and a little more Plaid Tidings DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  The Press On stamp set is so much fun – I love the “steam” sentiment and the large images – but…take a peek at the little line of cups!  I think it’s perfect for when you need a masculine card, don’t you?

I hope you like!

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






P.S. Only a couple days left for my Paper & Packaging Ordering Special AND only a few more days than that for the awesome DSP Sale!  So…today and tomorrow would be a great time to get DOUBLE the extras!! 🙂


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 October Tutorial features the Poinsettia Petals Bundle!

Stamps-N-Lingers Ordering Special – TWO DAYS LEFT!

I’m offering an ordering special for Stampin’ Up! orders of $50 or greater placed through me between now and Tuesday, 27 October!  You get to choose a free pack of Stampin Up! Envelopes, Note Cards & Envelopes, Acetate Card Boxes and bags, Memories & More goodies, Treat Bags or Treat boxes with your order of $50 or more this week!

How to get your free Envelopes, Note Cards & Envelopes, Card Boxes or Treat Packaging:

All you’ve got to do is place your $50 or greater order and then email me your selection!  I’ll order everyone’s goodies when I place my Host Order on 1 November and then send them out (along with your thank you gift) to you just as quick as I can!

Click right here to see my original Blog Post with all the details and a full list of the items you can select from for your special gift!

Designer Series Paper Sale!

One Week Left!


We all love gorgeous Designer Series Paper, and during this incredible sale, you’ll get a 15% discount on select papers from our current catalogs! Now’s a great time to stock up and save on some of our most popular paper designs!

Here’s the deets:

  • Sale prices will be in effect until 31 October 2020 at 11:50 pm (MT)
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  • Designer Series Paper ordered as part of a Starter Kit or with Stampin’ Rewards qualify for the 15% discount

Here are the papers you can pick up at this great savings!

Coming on 3 November!

The Curvy Celebrations Variety Bundle!

Celebrate with curvy stamps, dies, and more! Designed for a variety of special occasions, the Quite Curvy Variety Bundle includes everything you need to create one-of-a-kind crafts.

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The Quite Curvy Variety Bundle is available right now for demonstrators – just one of the perks of being a Demonstrator! The customer sales period runs 3 November 2020–4 January 2021.

This flyer gives you the info you need!  The Curvy Christmas stamp set and Classic Christmas 6″ x 6″ DSP will only be available during the promotion period (3 Nov – 4 Jan) – which means you’ll want to get it earlier rather than later.  The Quite Curvy Bundle is actually an awesome sneak peek from the Jan – Jun 2021 Mini Catalog – so it’ll be available thru that catalog! Yeah!


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

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

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

Whisper White Card Stock:  3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner); 1 7/8″ x 2 7/8″ Rectangle Stitched Die (serntiment); Fussy cut Press On cup and lid

In Good Taste DSP:  3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front); fussy cut coozy

Gilded Autumn Specialty DSP: fussy cut pumpkin

Plaid Tidings DSP:  1 7/8″ x 2 7/8″ Stitched Rectangle Die cuts (x5); envelope flap

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Finn Fan Fix 

Might not have been MY first choice as a pillow, but….

…he was sleeping pretty hard, so…musta been okay!

If only his parents would buy him a comfy bed or something.

Or…let him lay on the sofa….


…or appropriate the chair….

…oh wait…. 😉



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12 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Plaid Press On In Good Taste!

  1. Love your card Mary! The colors and design are perfect! Well…the spot by the window does allow Finn to stay “on guard” even when he has to close his eyes for just a minute. 😉 And his bed is all full of toys, too much work to move them all and the chair and couch are too far from the window. So maybe you should put the chair and ottoman right there in front of the door and he’d be all set. 🙂

    • stampsnlingers

      Hmm – I had not considered putting the chair and ottoman right by the back door in the kithen. Will take a look at the feng shui….. 🙂 Thanks, Amy! 🙂

  2. Susan K

    Love your fun take on the sketch. That little fussy-cut pumpkin wins my heart.
    Finn says he was waiting for you to put a pillow under his head on the door frame and just dozed off! 😂

    • stampsnlingers

      LOL – might be. His staff is falling down on the job! Thanks so much, Susan! 🙂

  3. That Finn! He gives you (and us) many hours of entertainment.
    I like this card. And, you did flip it, and move the rectangles around, and add the coffee, and…..! Should be a winner. How do you have time to find all those challenges??

    • stampsnlingers

      We’ll see, huh? And – I have a list – and am on their mailing list so I get an e-mail! 😉 Thanks, Julie! 🙂

  4. Angie Latham

    Love the card! Will def case! You know how you like the cold side of a pillow? Well, I’ll bet that aluminum sill Finn has his head on is nice and cool!

    • stampsnlingers

      That surely could be it – and something I hadn’t thought of! I bet you’re right. 🙂 Thanks – and happy CASEing! 🙂

  5. This is such a wonderful card. Love how you’ve flipped the sketch to fit your panels and showcase that fab coffee cup! thanks for joining us at FMS this week!

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks much, Narelle! 🙂 Appreciate you stopping by! 🙂

  6. I love the patterns on and behind that coffee cup! Such a fun use of the sketch. Thank you for playing along with us at Freshly Made Sketches.

    • stampsnlingers

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

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