Stampin’ Up! Fresh Cut Flowers & Stems Sneak Peek with Celebrating You!

Good morning – and happy there’s-only-15-days-left-for-Sale-A-Bration!  Can you believe it?  It’s sort of hard to get my head around.  Here’s another reality check…There are – as of today – 131 days to Christmas!  Plenty of time, right?!?

You’re welcome.

Now.  That 15 days is ALSO how many days there are until the Perfect Partners promotion kicks off!  Yep – that’s the one with the amazing die sets that coordinate with your favorite Annual and Mini Catalog stamp sets!  Since we’re getting close, I didn’t feel TOO guilty sharing another Sneak Peek with you!  This one will give you a look at the Fresh Cut Stems dies – that coordinate with the Fresh Cut Flowers stamp set from the Annual Catalog.  Another AC set – Celebrating You – gave me my sentiments.  Take a look-see:

Stampin' Up! Fresh Cut Flowers & Stems Sneak Peek with Celebrating You!

This fun layout is from the Sketch Saturday sketch challenge.

I started with a piece of Flirty Flamingo paper from the Brights 6″ x 6″ DSP that I matted on a piece of Flirty Flamingo cardstock for the card front.

Then I took a piece of Basic White cardstock and ran it thru my Stampin’ Cut and Emboss Machine with the cool edge die from the soon-to-be-available Fresh Cut Stems.  Look at how much floral fun you’re going to be able to have with this new die set!  It cuts out ALL the stamped images and much much more!

Stampin' Up! Fresh Cut Flowers & Stems Sneak Peek with Celebrating You!

I embossed the resulting panel in the Gingham Embossing Folder and adhered it to the bottom of the card front with Liquid Glue.

Stampin' Up! Fresh Cut Flowers & Stems Sneak Peek with Celebrating You!

I cut a Stylish Shapes banner from the Flirty Flamingo DSP (it’s the back of the plaid design) and cut it into two parts.  Then I adhered them to the card front with Liquid Glue.

Stampin' Up! Fresh Cut Flowers & Stems Sneak Peek with Celebrating You!

A Basic White next-to-largest Stylish Shapes square die cut was next, adhered with Liquid Glue.

Stampin' Up! Fresh Cut Flowers & Stems Sneak Peek with Celebrating You!

I used the cool Fresh Cut Stems die to cut two Granny Apple Green leaves and adhered them with Liquid Glue. 

On a piece of Basic White, I stamped the two smaller florals from Fresh Cut Flowers – one of the larger ones and three of the small images – in Tuxedo Black ink.  Then I cut them all out with the matching dies in Fresh Cut Stems.

I placed a dot or two of Granny Apple Green, Orchid Oasis, Flirty Flamingo and Daffodil Delight Classic Re-inkers on an Acrylic Block….

Stampin' Up! Fresh Cut Flowers & Stems Sneak Peek with Celebrating You!

…and then used my Clear Wink of Stella Glitter Brush as a “paintbrush” to color the images.  Here’s a tip: stamp the images in all the places they’re going to be on your card – these, the inner liner and the envelopes.  Then – color all the Granny Apple Green leaves on all the images.  Then all the flowers in Flirty Flamingo.  Then the “pods” in Orchid Oasis.  And then the little tops of the pods in Daffodil Delight.  Doing them all at once like this will save you a lot of brush cleaning! 😉

Stampin' Up! Fresh Cut Flowers & Stems Sneak Peek with Celebrating You!

Once I had all the flowers colored, I adhered them to the card front with Liquid Glue.

Stampin' Up! Fresh Cut Flowers & Stems Sneak Peek with Celebrating You!

I used two lengths of Orchid Oasis Baker’s Twine to tie a bow and then adhered it to the card front with a Glue Dot.

I stamped the Celebrating You sentiment in Flirty Flamingo and cut it out with the largest banner in the Stylish Shapes dies.  Then I used double-stacked Stampin’ Dimensionals to adhere it over the bow.  Tip:  this is a great time to put the dimensionals on the card front – versus on the back of the sentiment – so you can avoid the bow!

Stampin' Up! Fresh Cut Flowers & Stems Sneak Peek with Celebrating You!

I added some Orchid Oasis 2022-2024 In Color Matte Dots and…in the middle of the larger flower – a dot of white Pearlized Enamel Effects.  Which – you really need to give a few minutes to dry.  And that was it for the card front!

Stampin' Up! Fresh Cut Flowers & Stems Sneak Peek with Celebrating You!

On the inside, I stamped a second sentiment from Celebrating You in Flirty Flamingo on a piece of Basic White cardstock.  In the corner, I added the Fresh Cut Flowers image in Tuxedo Black and colored it with the re-inkers and Clear Wink of Stella Brush.  I added the dot of white Pearlized Enamel Effects to the flower center again, too.

Stampin' Up! Fresh Cut Flowers & Stems Sneak Peek with Celebrating You!

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Flirty Flamingo mat and into my Orchid Oasis card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done.

My Basic White Medium Envelope got the Fresh Cut Flowers image on the front – I even added the white Pearlized Enamel Effects (I figure there’s a 50-50 chance it makes it thru the post office.  If in doubt – just leave it off!)….

Stampin' Up! Fresh Cut Flowers & Stems Sneak Peek with Celebrating You!

…and more of the Flirty Flamingo Brights 6″ x 6″ DSP on the envelope flap.

Stampin' Up! Fresh Cut Flowers & Stems Sneak Peek with Celebrating You!

Et Voila!  Pink and blue and green – love this color scheme!  And Fresh Cut Flowers – which was awesome to start with – is bumped up to AMAZEBALLS with the advent of the new Fresh Cut Stems – coming on 1 Sept!  As an image only set, it for sure needs a helping hand from a great sentiment set like…Celebrating You!

Stampin' Up! Fresh Cut Flowers & Stems Sneak Peek with Celebrating You!

I hope you like!

And – so you can plan for 1 Sept – here’s a peek at the Perfect Partners flyer for the new die sets!  You’ll be able to buy them by themselves (if you already have the coordinating stamp set) OR bundled with their stamp set to save 10%!  Whoo-hoo!!

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Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Orchid Oasis Cardstock: 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ (card base, scored and folded at 4 1/4″)

Flirty Flamingo Cardstock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (x2 – mats for card front and for inner liner);

Granny Apple Green Cardstock: Fresh Cut Stems die cut leaves (x2)

Basic White Cardstock: 2″ to top of die cut x 3 3/4″ (die cut and embossed front panel); Largest Stylish Shapes banner die (sentiment); Next-to-Largest Stylish Shapes square die cut (behind sentiment); 3 3/4″ x 5″ (inner liner); Fresh Cut Flowers stamped and die cut flowers

Brights 6″ x 6″ DSP: 3 3/4″ x 5″ (card front); Stylish Shapes banner – cut in two pieces (behind square die cut);  2 1/2″ x 6″ (envelope flap)

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Finn Fan Fix 

What makes a horse mom happy and gives her a warm fuzzy!?

Hay in the barn to last the winter!

Ten on – two more to go!

Site super.

Greeting committee.  They are NEVER in this pasture.  Except…today!  Did they SEE us leave with the “hay bringer trailer”!?  🤷‍♀️

On one side…Wayne’s unloading hay.

On the OTHER we see…the official taste tester!

You’re silly.  Grass is WAY better!

Well – better be sure there’s not something MUCH MUCH better about THIS hay than the OTHER hay!!

Where’s Finn??

In the truck in the AC.  Duh! 🙂

It’s really rude when the waiter starts clearing the table while you’re still eating!

HAY!  Bring that back!

Ahhh…a full (ish) barn!  This is plenty for the two girls until about this time next year!  WHOO-HOO!

My heart is happy!



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8 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Fresh Cut Flowers & Stems Sneak Peek with Celebrating You!

  1. Beautiful card! Love that new die set, perfect accessory pieces for the stamps! Glad that the girls approved of the hay…and glad that the site super was able to supervise from the AC. 😉

  2. Pretty much how I feel when I look at the jars of summer goodness I have canned for the winter. Looks like the ‘Girls’ will fare quite well.
    Pretty card. This is on my list. Love that they have added dies for these sets.

    • stampsnlingers

      I know – it’s a gorgeous set and it was begging for dies! Thanks, Julie!! 🙂

  3. Susan K

    Beautiful card, Mary! I love your coloring…thanks for the tips and step by step directions. TFS. I love the site super and taste testers too. I don’t miss the hay baling and putting it in the barn part!

    • stampsnlingers

      Thankful for tractors – and Wayne! Cuz nuthin’ is as miserable as bucking hay in the summer! 😳😳😳 Thanks very much, Susan! 🙂

  4. Lynda

    Great pictures!!

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