Stampin’ Up! Bee My Valentine Sneak Peek Biggest Wish Birthday Card

Good morning and Happy Happy Hawwwmp Day!  Here we go – over the top and into the downhill slide to the weekend!  Hope your work-week (or retired-week!) is going well!

I caved in to the siren call of the new – and adorable! – Bee My Valentine bundle with the adorable Bee Mine DSP.  I’d been kinda trying to NOT use it too much since y’all can’t get it right yet but…then I realized…you actually CAN get it right now!  Take a look-see at the card (I added some fun sentiments inside – from the Biggest Wish set – to turn it into a birthday card) – and then see below to find out how you can get it right now!

Stampin' Up! Bee My Valentine Sneak Peek Biggest Wish Birthday Card - Stamps-N-Lingers

The simple layout is from the Sunday Stamps challenge!

I started by matting two super-cute patterns of the Bee Mine DSP on Parakeet Party.  Then I adhered the smaller panel to the card front with Liquid Glue.

Stampin' Up! Bee My Valentine Sneak Peek Biggest Wish Birthday Card - Stamps-N-Lingers

On a piece of Basic White, I stamped the bee stripes from the Bee My Valentine stamp set in Tuxedo Black.  Over the top, I stamped the oval body in Crushed Curry.  I also stamped the antenna in Tuxedo Black.

Then I used the Bee Builder Punch to cut out both images.

Stampin' Up! Bee My Valentine Sneak Peek Biggest Wish Birthday Card - Stamps-N-Lingers

I sort of got an idea of where the bee was going to sit on the card front and then stamped one of the three little bee-faces from the set in Tuxedo Black.  Using Liquid Glue, I adhered the punched-out antenna.

Again on Basic White, I stamped two wings in Petal Pink and punched them out with the Bee Builder Punch.

Stampin' Up! Bee My Valentine Sneak Peek Biggest Wish Birthday Card - Stamps-N-Lingers

I adhered the wings to the back of the bee body with Liquid Glue – then adhered her to the card front with Liquid Glue.

I stamped the Bee My Valentine sentiment in Sweet Sorbet on a strip of Basic White and adhered it to a Lemon Lime Twist mat.

Stampin' Up! Bee My Valentine Sneak Peek Biggest Wish Birthday Card - Stamps-N-Lingers

I popped the matted sentiment onto the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  Then I added a little Petal Pink heart – from the Adhesive-Backed Hearts & Flowers (part of the Bee Mine suite and available in January!) to the sentiment and the card front was done!

On the inside, I stamped one of the Biggest Wish sentiments in Lemon Lime Twist on a piece of Basic White cardstock, Then I added the second sentiment in Sweet Sorbet.  And finished it off with a little flower from the Adhesive-Backed Hearts & Flowers.

Stampin' Up! Bee My Valentine Sneak Peek Biggest Wish Birthday Card - Stamps-N-Lingers

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Lemon Lime Twist mat and into my Sweet Sorbet card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Basic White Medium Envelope got the sweet little buzzer on the front…

Stampin' Up! Bee My Valentine Sneak Peek Biggest Wish Birthday Card - Stamps-N-Lingers

…and some more Bee Mine DSP on the envelope flap.

Stampin' Up! Bee My Valentine Sneak Peek Biggest Wish Birthday Card - Stamps-N-Lingers

Et Voila!  This Bee Mine Suite is simply too stinkin’ cute!  I love a punch bundle to start with – and this Bee My Valentine bundle is just as fun as it can be.  The coordinating Bee Mine DSP is so bright and cheery  – with little buzzers a-buzzing all over!

Stampin' Up! Bee My Valentine Sneak Peek Biggest Wish Birthday Card - Stamps-N-Lingers

I hope you like!

Now – in the normal scheme of things – you couldn’t get yer mitts on these goodies until the new Jan-Apr 2024 Mini Catalog goes live in …well…January!  BUT!  If you were to take advantage of the amazing Starter Kit Special (you’ve got one more week!) – then…you’ll be automatically registered for our OnStage at Home event (it’ll be FREE for you!) AND – that will open up the door for you to purchase this Suite – right now!  YEP!!  Read down below for the deets and then…let’s get you hooked up! 🙂

If you’d like to recreate this card, all the products and card cuts you’ll need are down below! And I made a short video for Instagram – you can check it out right here!

I’ve also created a printable PDF with written instructions and a list of the products used to create this project.  You can download, print and/or save it by clicking this image:

Missed any tutorials?  You can check out my past projects right here!






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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.

Note: Make sure that you can see my name on the final checkout page listed as your Demonstrator when you order so that you know that you’re ordering with me and you’ll get my rewards!

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 October Tutorial features the beautiful Merriest Trees Bundle!  

Get it right here in my Online Store!

Stamps-N-Lingers Ordering Special!

I’m offering an ordering special for Stampin’ Up! orders of $50 or greater placed through me between now and Tuesday, 31 October!  You get to choose a free pack of Stampin Up! Envelopes, Note Cards & Envelopes, Gift Boxes, Memories & More goodies, Treat Bags or Treat boxes with your order of $50 or more this week!

Here’s the deets:

  • For any order of $50 or greater (before shipping and taxes) placed through me, you’ll get to select a pack of Stampin Up! Envelopes, Note Cards & Envelopes, Gift Card Boxes, Memories & More goodies, Treat Bags or Treat boxes of your choice valued up to $12 from me – for free!
  • This is IN ADDITION to your normal $10 thank you gift that you get to select when you add my Host Code (for orders under $150 – If your order is over $150, please don’t use this code…but you’ll still get the free gift!).
  • You’ll also earn Peppermint Rewards points AND you’ll get my October Card Class Tutorials (featuring the gorgeous Merriest Trees bundle!).

How do you 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 – don’t forget that Host Code (M2FEYGPH) 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!

For quick reference, here are the all the goodies you can choose from:

So – don’t miss out on the chance to pick up some things that might help you a smidge as you get prepped for the holidays!

Happy shopping!


Starter Kit Promotion

3 – 31 October 2023

We’re celebrating our 35th Anniversary IN STYLE – with an amazing Starter Kit joining Special!

Here’s the deets!

Thru 31 October, anyone who joins our fun crafting community as a new demonstrator can choose EITHER 35% OFF the cost of their Starter Kit OR get 35% MORE product with their Starter Kit!


Here’s the deets!

Promotion Period: 3–31 October

Signing Deadline: 31 October 2023; 11:59 PM (MT)

New demonstrators can choose one of the following options for their Starter Kit:

Select Option 1 – save on your Starter Kit Purchase! – Get 35% OFF the normal cost of a Stampin’ Up! Starter Kit. Those who select this option will still receive $125 worth of SU product but will only pay $64.35 plus tax.  And – shipping of the kit is FREE!


Select Option 2 – pick MORE fun Stampin’ Up! Product! – Get 35% MORE product with your Starter Kit. Those who select this option will pay the usual $99 plus tax – but will get to select $168.75 worth of product!  And – shipping of the kit is FREE!!

BUT WAIT!  There’s MORE!!

You’ll ALSO get FREE OnStage@Home Registration!

Those who sign up for a Starter Kit during this offer will also be automatically registered for FREE* to our virtual OnStage event on 11 November – that’s a $77 value!  And – you don’t even have to travel – just do it from home.  In your jammies, if you like!

  • Those who sign up for this offer have the opportunity to watch the event independently, gathered together with other demonstrators, or with their Team Leader.
  • Demonstrators who join during this promotion will be automatically added to the OnStage attendees; you won’t even need to register separately.
  • Demonstrators who join during this promotion will also receive an email with all the information about this event.

Whether you’d like to start a little side hustle or simply take advantage of the awesome 20-25% discount, I would very much love for you to join my Critters-N-Creatin’ Krew team! We have a great time together – even though we live all over the country!

Check right here to get more info about joining Stampin’ Up! and why being a “Critter” is a great idea! I mean – look at those faces! 😎

And – you can click the flyer below and print it out if you like.  You can scan the QR Code to get started! Yes – I AM that hip! 😎

Get the Stampin’ Up! Products Used in this Project: You’ll also want the Bee My Mine Suite when it’s available in January.  Or…now! 

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

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

Lemon Lime Twist Cardstock:  4″ x 5 1/4″ (x2 – mats for card front and inner liner); 2 7/8″ x 3 7/8″ (mat for center DSP panel); 5/8″ x 3 1/2″ (mat for sentiment)

Basic White Cardstock: 1/2″ x 3 3/8″ (sentiment); 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner); stamped and punched bee parts

Bee Mine DSP: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front); 2 3/4″ x 3 3/4″ (center DSP panel); 2 1/4″ x 6″ (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!

Shop the Clearance Rack here. Earn FREE Stampin’ Up! Products – Join my Punkin Head Peppermint Rewards – My online customer thank you program!

Finn Fan Fix 


We’ve got a new thing.

Some might call it a fetish.  Or a vice.  Or a disorder, maybe.

I just call it a…phase.

The AirTag Phase.

The Man “HAS” to hold it.

At the barn…

…on our walks…

…in the house.

Good thing I put that tag in a waterproof thingy!

I have to say, it DOES make for some really fun photos.

Goofy little Man. 🥰🥰



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8 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Bee My Valentine Sneak Peek Biggest Wish Birthday Card

  1. Amy Koenders

    Such a cute card! Love the fun bumblebee and the colors are perfect! Hope that the airtag survives the mouth…not sure if they’re designed to withstand dog slobber. Hope so! 🙂

    • stampsnlingers

      THAT’S why it’s in a waterproof holder doohickey! That’s my story and I’m sticking to it!! Thanks! 🙂

  2. So adorable, Mary, love this card! I’ve played with the DSP a tiny bit, but not yet the stamps and punch – your inspiration is perfectly sweet! Love the touches of Lemon Lime Twist with it! Thanks so much for playing at Sunday Stamps!

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks very much, Heather – I appreciate the kind words! Have fun when you finally dive into this adorable paper!!

  3. Stef Perry

    Those bees are the cutest, Mary! That will certainly be a popular suite when released. Finn is a funny dude, and he never fails to entertain does he, lol? Thank so much for joining us at Sunday Stamps!

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks so much, Stef. And no – he is very generous with his entertainer-ness! 🙂

  4. Deb Horst

    BEE-tiful!! What a fun bundle coming out in January!! Thanks for joining the fun and playing along with our “Frame It” sketch challenge. Your bussing bee is just perfect for showcasing our sketch.
    Deb Horst, DT #SSC320

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks very much, Deb – I do love this new suite! 🙂

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