Stampin’ Up! Brilliant Forever Greenery and Oval Occasions

Good morning and welcome to your week!  Hope you’ve got a good one lined up.  Mine is starting at the doc’s office for the physical that was slipped…and slipped..and…SLIPPED from last year!  When you’re reading this I’ll be trying to NOT be hangry (yes – fasting) and pretending I like my coffee black.  I don’t – I like it with creamer.  So…I’ll be happy when it’s about 10 and I can eat a granola bar.  And a second cup of REAL coffee!  😂😂😂

We had a great team meeting yesterday and did a few fun projects using the Butterfly Brilliance bundle.

Today’s card is NOT one of them! 😉  But you’ll see them in the next little bit, I promise!

Today’s card DOES use the Brilliant Wings die set – paired with the Oval Occasions stamp set and a little Forever Greenery DSP.  Take a look-see:

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

I used the photo from the Card Concept challenge to create this clean-and-layered card!

And – it was too fitting to NOT play along at CASology!

And – I’m also playing along with the Just Us Girls Trend Week Challenge!

I started with a piece of Basic White that I embossed in the Ornate Floral 3D Embossing Folder.

I cut three narrow strips of Forever Greenery DSP and adhered them across the corner with Liquid Glue.

I trimmed the excess DSP and then matted it on Shaded Spruce for the card front.

I stamped an Oval Occasions sentiment in Tuxedo Black and cut it with the largest circle die from the Stitched Shapes set.

I colored the little leaves with my Light Just Jade Stampin’ Blend and adhered the circle to the card front with Liquid Glue.

Using dies in the Brilliant Wings set – I cut several from a piece of Daffodil Delight Brights 6″ x 6″ DSP.  I adhered them all to the circle with little bits of Liquid Glue.

I added a single Shaded Spruce Holiday Rhinestone and the card front was done.

On the inside, I added a second Oval Occasions sentiment in Tuxedo Black to a Basic White panel and colored the leaves with the Just Jade Blend.  In the corners, I stamped some lucky shamrocks in Shaded Spruce.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Shaded Spruce mat and into my Basic Black card base, popped the card front on with Black Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done.

My Basic White Medium Envelope got more Oval Occasions shamrocks on the front in Shaded Spruce…

…and more of the Forever Greenery DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila! Butterflies are considered to be good luck (did you know that?!?) and, since they’re also super pretty, I think the new Butterfly Brilliance Bundle is pretty much perfect, don’t you??  And I love the pretty Forever Greenery DSP – so springy and bright.  Oval Occasions – with or without the bundled Double Oval Punch – is chock full of fun sentiments!!

I hope you like!

In case you’re not tracking – today is the LAST day to take advantage of my Butterfly Brilliance Special Bundle!!  Just sayin’…

If you’d like to recreate this card, all the products and card cuts are listed below!







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 Customer Rewards page for full details. You’ll also be getting a link to my ZOOM The Craftroom (an exclusive TWICE-A-WEEK online event for my customers) and the monthly Online Tutorial.   The March Tutorial features the Simply Succulents Bundle!  

Retired Products Sale!

I’ve got some items remaining that retired from the Aug – Dec 2020 Mini and the 2021 Sale-A-Bration Catalogs – most are gently used (some have never been inked!) and all are at half-price from their original retail cost.  Flat rate shipping of $7 no matter how much you buy!  Check it out right quick and see if there’s something that catches your fancy before it’s all gone! 🙂

Happy Shopping!


Stamps-N-Lingers Butterfly Brilliance Special Bundle!

This Special Bundle pricing from me will be gone when you get up tomorrow – so…get in quick like a….butterfly! 😉

The Butterfly Brilliance Bundle – $71

If you bought all these products separately you’d spend about $85 when you factor in shipping and tax – depending on how much Uncle Sam takes where you live.

Here’s what you’ll get:

Butterfly Brilliance Bundle $54.75
Butterfly Brilliance 6″ x 6″ DSP $11.50
Natural Touch Specialty DSP $5.00

BONUS:  When you purchase the Butterfly Brilliance Bundle, you’ll get a FREE package of Gold Hoop Embellishments (see how well these work and why I love them with this bundle right here!)!

Now – when you purchase the bundle – you’ve got the option to add on some additional packs of the DSPs and/or the Stampin’ Cut and Emboss Machine if you don’t have one!  If you don’t already have one – this is a GREAT time to get it and you’re for SURE going to want to be able to use the amazing Brilliant Wings Dies (they cut out the stamped image from Butterfly Brilliance AND butterflies from the Butterfly Bijou 6″ x 6″ DSP!!

Butterfly Bijou 6″ x 6″ DSP add-on:  $10 each

Natural Touch Specialty DSP add-on: $4 each

Stampin’ Cut and Emboss Machine: $109 each (note: this is the full-size machine and comes with 1 Base Plate, 1 Die Plate, 2 Cutting Plates, and 1 Specialty Plate – so you’ll be able to get to work right away!)

So – if this looks good to you, fill out the form below and pick your goodies!

I’ll send you a PayPal invoice on 23 Feb and then on 2 Mar, I’ll get them right on the way directly to you!

PLEASE NOTE: This offer is available to anyone – but I can only ship to addresses in the United States or Military APO addresses.  Thanks for your understanding!

This special will only be available from me at these great discounts until 15 Mar 2021  (or while DSP supplies last!) – so…don’t hesitate!! 🙂

One more note – once you hit “Submit” -it takes a hot second (or twelve!) for the system to do it’s thing.  Be patient – it’ll get there. Once it has – it says “Message Sent – Go Back”.   You can click “Go Back” and that will return you to the Blog Post! 🙂

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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Basic Black Cardstock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and folded at 5 1/2″)

Shaded Spruce Cardstock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (mats for card front and for inner liner)

Basic White Cardstock: 3 3/4″  5″ (card front and inner liner); Largest circle Stitched Shapes Die (sentiment)

Brights 6″x 6″ DSP: Brilliant Wings die cut butterflies (in Daffodil Delight)

Forever Greenery DSP:  3/8″ x cut-to-fit (x3 – strips 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 

The other day while we were working on the new garden beds, I looked over in time to see Finn (channeling White Fang, I guess) – leap ever-so-nimbly up to the top of a very large rock sitting nearby.

And then he looked around like he was a little surprised to find himself up there

Hmmm.  Might be some advantage to being tall!

Now….to get down…

We’ll likely never know what moved him to leap up there!

Maybe just cuz he could. 😉




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14 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Brilliant Forever Greenery and Oval Occasions

  1. Such a pretty card! Love those little butterflies. I’m thinking that Finn is more of a Lion King fan…seems like he’s on pride rock. 😉 Enjoy your granola and coffee…nothing worse than being hangry!!

    • stampsnlingers

      Yep – he could for sure be channeling Musafa!! Excellent observation! Thanks so much, Amy! 🙂

  2. This is such a beautiful combination of greenery and butterflies – such a cheerful card! Thank you for playing along with us at The Card Concept.

    • stampsnlingers

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

  3. Linda Callahan

    Oh those butterflies – so pretty in yellow! Great textured background too! Glad you joined us at FMS!

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks, Linda – I can’t seem to stop using this new bundle!! 🙂

  4. Those yellow butterflies work so well with the leafy strips! Gorgeous card! Thanks so much for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches.

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks very much, Karren! Appreciate you stopping by! 🙂

  5. Joanne James

    Gorgeous Mary – such a lovely combo of yellow and greens! I love your play on the word lucky too. This would also be a great card for the Just Us Girls challenge to use an embossing folder this week 😉

    • stampsnlingers

      Ahhh – perhaps I’ll go look! Thanks, Joanne! Appreciate the kind words, too! 🙂

  6. Bobby Hagen

    Lovely card, Mary. Thanks for sharing it with us at Just Us Girls.

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks so much, Bobby! Appreciate you stopping by! 🙂

  7. You created a pretty combination of greenery, butterflies and texture. Thanks so much for joining us at Just Us Girls this week.

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks very much, Cecile! Appreciate you stopping by! 🙂

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