2020 Coordination Products

Stampin’ Up! Last Day of Coordination Products and Sale-A-Bration!!

Well – the day has arrived!  TODAY is the LAST DAY to take advantage of all the goodness of Sale-A-Bration! 🙁

And – it’s the last day that the Coordination Products will be available to purchase!

While you’re getting these goodies added to your tool chest, remember that the 2018-2020 In Colors will be leaving us very soon!  Get stocked up and earn MORE Sale-A-Bration free products. 🙂


These colors will be retiring in just a couple of months.  Once the “official list” is published – these items will go lickety-split!  Don’t let them sell-out before you get a chance to get your refills, extra cardstock and more!

For the rest of the day, you earn a FREE product every time you reach a $50 or $100 threshold. For example, if you spend $150, you can then choose three level 1 items or one level 1 and one level 2. This gives you more flexibility to choose what you want! below are the markets and their qualifying levels.

Head over to my online store here to see all of the items currently available with an order of $50+.

And click here to see all of the items currently available with an order of $100+!

Have you gotten the Little Ladybug stamp set yet?  No?  Well – today’s the last day for THAT, too!  Customers with individual orders of $300+ will receive the exclusive Little Ladybug Stamp Set (item 152384)!

  • All order types qualify for this stamp set.
  • There is no limit as to how many qualifying orders you can place throughout the promotion.
  • Only one Little Ladybug Stamp Set can be redeemed per order or workshop (only the host of the workshop will receive the free stamp set).
  • To qualify, orders must be closed by March 31.

Click the image below to see the cute Little Ladybug stamp set in the online store!

OBTW – In case any of you have been thinking you’d like to join the team – with Sale-A-Bration ending, today’s the last day to join and get the ADDITIONAL goodies – the Mini Paper Cutter, 6” x 6” DSP Sampler Pack and your choice of stamp set*.

*Host stamp sets and Sale-A-Bration stamp sets not included.

  • The 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper Sampler in the Join offering has samples from the Lily Impressions Designer Series Paper (Sale-A-Bration brochure), Peaceful Poppies Designer Series Paper (January–June 2020 Mini Catalog), Country Club Designer Series Paper (January–June 2020 Mini Catalog), Birthday Bonanza Designer Series Paper (January–June 2020 Mini Catalog), Tropical Oasis Designer Series Paper (January–June 2020 Mini Catalog), Best Dress 6″ x 6″ (15.2 x 15.2 cm) Designer Series Paper (January–June 2020 Mini Catalog).
  • 12 double-sided designs (two double-sided sheets from six different Designer Series Paper packs) QTY: 48 sheets total (four each of 12 designs)
  • Mini Paper Cutter Dimensions: 7-5/8″ x 5-3/8″ x 1-1/4″ (19.3 x 13.7 x 3.2 cm)
  • Your choice of ANY stamp set from the Annual Catalog or January-June 2020 Mini Catalog except for host exclusive stamp sets.  Sale-a-bration stamp sets are also excluded.

The Starter Kit is $99 (plus tax) and includes Free Shipping!  For that $99 – you get to select $125 worth of SU! product!  That’s in addition to the Mini Paper Cutter, the 6” x 6” DSP Sampler and your choice of an extra stamp set!  Pretty awesome deal.  Remember – there’s no commitment – no need to sell, have a blog or anything else.  Just collect that 20-25% discount on everything you purchase for as long as you remain active.  Give me a shout if you have questions or would like more

There are lots more details to be found on my Stampin’ Up! Promotions Page.

Or…are you ready to go?  Click here and scroll down to click on the “join now” button and select your Starter Kit now!

Let me know if you have any questions at stamps-n-lingers@comcast.net.

So…lots of goodness still available to get and a LOT of it is FREE!  So…don’t miss out.  End Sale-A-Bration with a bang and then….on to the Ornate Garden Suite Early Release (coming TOMORROW!!)

TTFN

M

 

 

 


HOST CODE FOR 16 MAR – 31 MAR: VVMYUWBX

Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift 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.


Limited Time Ornate Garden Special Bundle Sale!

The Ornate Garden Early Release will be available soon for customers – like…next week!

As has become my habit, I’ve  put together an Ornate Garden Special Bundle for you – which, if you bought all the pieces and parts separately would cost you about $155 when you factor in Shipping and Tax (depending on how much Uncle Sam takes where you live!).

That’s about a 20% Savings!! 😳

But – this is a LIMITED TIME OFFER that will go away on 15 April!

Check it out!

Ornate Garden Suite Special Bundle – $124 (with FREE SHIPPING!)

Ornate Thanks Bundle -$46.75
Ornate Style Bundle – $52
Ornate Garden Specialty DSP – $15
Ornate Floral 3D Embossing Folder – $9
Gilded Gems – $7

BONUS – When you order the Ornate Garden Suite Bundle you’ll get the Ornate Ribbon Combo Pack for free!

When you order the bundle – if you want some “extras” of the consumables (the Ornate Garden Specialty DSP, Gilded Gems, or Ornate Garden Ribbon Combo Pack) – you can even order one of each of those at a special price!

Got it?  Okay – use this form to get signed up for your Special bundle!  On 26 March, I’ll send a PayPal invoice, which you can pay with a Credit Card if you like.  Then, on 1 April, I’ll get your bundle ordered and on the way quick as I can!  Whoo-hooo!

Please note, per the Demonstrator rules from Stampin’ Up!, I can only ship Stampin’ Up! merchandise to addresses within the United States or to Military APOs.  Thanks for your understanding.

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

 

Happy Bundling! 🙂


Ornate Garden Suite – Coming TOMORROW!!

The Ornate Garden Suite is a special Early Release – a sneak peek look at the  2020-2021 Annual Catalog.

Customers will be able to start ordering from the suite starting tomorrow, 1 April 2020.

Take a look at the Ornate Garden Suite flyer….

Order my Special Bundle, save a little money and I’ll get it ordered for you and on the way first thing on 1 April! 🙂


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


Every evening – EVERY evening! – when we’re done with dinner (or while I’m still eating – he’s not picky!), Finn brings one toy or the other to Wayne – or me – and then Wayne – then me – then…you get the drift.

He’s an equal opportunity parent-toy-player!

Fortunately, his Dad helps to distract him so I can finish dinner.

And…take pictures of them playing!

He plays for a little bit and then…under the chair he goes for a little pre-sleeping.

Every.  Night.

Consistency.  It’s nice, isn’t it?

TTFN
M

 

TTFN

Categories: 2020 Coordination Products, 2020 Sale-A-Bration Flyer, Joining Special, New Catalog Bundles, Ornate Garden Early Release, Recruiting Special, Special Bundles | Tags: , , , | 4 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Sending You Pleased as Punch Timeless Tulips

Well.  It’s Monday.  More to the point – are you sitting down!?  It’s the 30th of March.  Which makes tomorrow the 31st.

Which ALSO means that tomorrow is the LAST DAY of Sale-A-Bration! 🙁

And – it’s the last day that the Coordination Products will be available! 🙁 🙁

So – if you’re still wanting ANYTHING – SAB or Coordinating Product – you need to get busy right now!

And if you’ve been on the fence about joining the Stampin’ Up! family – now is a great time to pick a side – cuz you get SO much more bang for your Starter-Kit-Buck during Sale-A-Bration!!  Give me a holler if you’d like more info….

I decided to make a little card for you today that showcases a couple of fun products – one from the Coordinating Products (the Pleased as Punch DSP) and the other from SAB (the Sending Thoughts stamp set).  And I added in a little Timeless Tulip bundle, too.  Take a look-see:

The layout for this one is from the CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge

And the Spring-y color palette is from the Color Throwdown!

I’ve also got all the elements from the As You See It challenge!

I started with a piece of Petal Pink paper from the Pleased As Punch DSP (a Coordinating Product) that I matted on Highland Heather for the card front.  I wrapped a length of 3/8″ Purple Tricolor Ribbon around the panel, securing it in the back with Glue Dots.

I used the Tulip Builder Punch to punch out two pink and one purple tulip from the Pleased As Punch DSP (did you know there’s also paper that coordinates with the Umbrella Builder, the Small Bloom Punch AND the Heart Punch Pack?!?).  I adhered the two purple tulips to the card front with Liquid Glue.

On a piece of Whisper White, I stamped the Sending You Thoughts (free with a $50 purchase during SAB – so…thru tomorrow – then it’s GONE!) sentiment in Highland Heather.  Then I cut it with a Rectangle Stitched Die and adhered it to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I tied a bow with the Tricolor Ribbon and adhered it with a Glue Dot.

I used two double-stacks of Stampin’ Dimensionals to add the pink tulip over the bow.

A few Champagne Rhinestone Basic Jewels finished off the card front!

On the inside, I added a second Sending You Thoughts sentiment in Highland Heather to a Whisper White panel.  Over the top, I stamped a small tulip from the Timeless Tulip stamp set in Petal Pink.  Then I tucked a Champage Rhinestone in to finish it off!

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Highland Heather mat, then into my Petal Pink card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got a couple more Petal Pink tulips on the front…

…and some more of the Pleased As Punch DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  Tulips just shout SPRING from the top of their lungs (or – they would if they HAD lungs!).  I love the Timeless Tulips bundle – and it’s so cool that you can punch out all sorts of pretty tulips from the Pleased As Punch DSP!!

PLEASED AS PUNCH DESIGNER SERIES PAPER

And Sending Thoughts is one of my favorite sentiment sets ever – and it’s made even better by being FREE.  Well – for today and tomorrow.  THEN it’ll be gone!  So – get these goodies quick like a bunny!

I hope you like and – if you want to recreate this card – all the Stampin’ Up! products you need are listed down below along with the card cuts!

TTFN

M

 

 

 


HOST CODE FOR 16 MAR – 31 MAR: VVMYUWBX

Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift 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.


Limited Time Ornate Garden Special Bundle Sale!

The Ornate Garden Early Release will be available soon for customers – like…next week!

As has become my habit, I’ve  put together an Ornate Garden Special Bundle for you – which, if you bought all the pieces and parts separately would cost you about $155 when you factor in Shipping and Tax (depending on how much Uncle Sam takes where you live!).

That’s about a 20% Savings!! 😳

But – this is a LIMITED TIME OFFER that will go away on 15 April!

Check it out!

Ornate Garden Suite Special Bundle – $124 (with FREE SHIPPING!)

Ornate Thanks Bundle -$46.75
Ornate Style Bundle – $52
Ornate Garden Specialty DSP – $15
Ornate Floral 3D Embossing Folder – $9
Gilded Gems – $7

BONUS – When you order the Ornate Garden Suite Bundle you’ll get the Ornate Ribbon Combo Pack for free!

When you order the bundle – if you want some “extras” of the consumables (the Ornate Garden Specialty DSP, Gilded Gems, or Ornate Garden Ribbon Combo Pack) – you can even order one of each of those at a special price!

Got it?  Okay – use this form to get signed up for your Special bundle!  On 26 March, I’ll send a PayPal invoice, which you can pay with a Credit Card if you like.  Then, on 1 April, I’ll get your bundle ordered and on the way quick as I can!  Whoo-hooo!

Please note, per the Demonstrator rules from Stampin’ Up!, I can only ship Stampin’ Up! merchandise to addresses within the United States or to Military APOs.  Thanks for your understanding.

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

 

Happy Bundling! 🙂


Ornate Garden Suite – Coming Soon!!

It doesn’t happen often – but…when it does – it’s AMAZEBALLS!

It’s a new catalog Early Release – and it’s for a wonderful Suite in the upcoming 2020-2021 Annual Catalog.

Customers will be able to start ordering from the suite on 1 April (that’s day after tomorrow).

Take a look at the Ornate Garden Suite flyer….

Order my Special Bundle and I’ll get it on the way to you on 1 April.


ONLY TWO DAYS LEFT to join the team and cash in on SAB “extras”!

If you’ve ever thought of joining Stampin’ Up! as a Demonstrator (I’d love to have you on my team!), Sale-A-bration is an awesome time to join!

Whether you’d like to start a business or would simply like the great discount, we’re here to support you however you need!

If you have EVER considered joining the team – then during this year’s Sale-A-Bration is definitely the time to take the step!  The SU! Starter Kit is one of the best deals going.  You pay just $99 (plus tax) and it includes Free Shipping!  For that $99 – you get to select $125 worth of SU! product – plus you get Mini Paper Cutter, the 6” x 6” DSP Sampler and your choice of an extra stamp set!  Pretty awesome deal.  Remember – there’s no commitment – no need to sell, have a blog or anything else.  Just collect that 20-25% discount on everything you purchase for as long as you remain active.

Any time is always a great time to join and get that big discount for yourself, but Sale-a-bration is a really awesome time to join with lots of extra benefits with your kit!

There are lots more details to be found on my Stampin’ Up! Promotions Page.

Or…are you ready to go?  Click here and scroll down to click on the “join now” button and select your Starter Kit now!

Let me know if you have any questions at stamps-n-lingers@comcast.net.


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

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

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

Whisper White Card Stock: 7/8″ x 2 7/8″ Stitched Rectangle Die (sentiment); 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner)

Pleased As Punch DSP:  3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front); Tulip Builder punched flowers; 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


That look you get when you know you’re doing EXACTLY what your mom told you to do.

And you know EXACTLY who’s a good boy!

My dog’s tongue is longer than your dog’s tongue!

TTFN

Categories: 2020 Coordination Products, 2020 January - June Mini Catalog, 2020 Occasions Mini Catalog, 2020 Sale-A-Bration Flyer, Congratulations, Feminine, Joining Special, Recruiting Special, Special Bundles, Special Promotions | Tags: , , , , , | 20 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Happy Birthday To You for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hey y’all – it’s Thursday, so it’s time for another Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop!!  Today’s a sketch challenge – and I’m excited to see what everyone brings to the table!  I just know you’re going to see a ton of awesome-ness on the hop today!

I decided it was past time that I played with my Birthday Dies (from the 2020 Coordination Product Release) and the Happy Birthday To You stamp set (SAB Release 1).  I combined them with a little of the Flowering Foils Specialty DSP (SAB Second Release).  I also snuck in a little sneaky peek at the new Ornate Layers Dies….Take a look-see:

And here’s our sketch!

I also borrowed a color combination from this week’s Inspire. Create color challenge.  I picked Daffodil Delight as my “Your Choice” color! 🙂

First thing, I cut a card-front-sized piece of Night of Navy card stock and embossed it in the new Ornate Floral 3D Embossing Folder (this is part of the new Ornate Garden Suite and you’ll be able to order it on 1 April!).  I adhered the embossed panel to the front of my Night of Navy card base with Liquid Glue.

Next, I cut a piece of the SAB Second Release Flowering Foils Specialty DSP (free with a $50 order thru the end of Sale-a-Bration on 31 Mar 2020!) with the large frame die in the Ornate Layers Die Set (also part of the Ornate Garden Suite) – this became the card front and I popped it onto the card base with Dimensionals.

On a seperate piece of Whisper White, I stamped the cake image from Happy Birthday To You (free with a $50 purchase during Sale-A-Bration) in Versamark Ink and sprinkled it with Copper Stampin’ Emboss Powder.  Then I heat embossed it with my Heat Tool.  When it was cool, I cut it with the die in the Birthday Dies – part of the 2020 Coordinating Products Release.

I colored the flowers with my Daffodil Delight Stampin’ Blends Combo, the cake with my Crumb Cake combo and the leaves and berries with my Night of Navy combo.  Hint: be careful using Blends on embossed images – the ink and the embossing powder will react – and melt the embossed image! 😉 Just be careful, you can do it!

Using the cool die in the Birthday Dies, I cut a Copper Foil cake plate and adhered it to the bottom of the cake image (I snipped off the pedestal from the cake first).

With dies from the Birthday Dies set, I cut two Night of Navy leaves and three Crumb Cake berries.  I also tied a double-length bow with Linen Thread.

For the sentiment, I stamped the Happy Birthday To You sentiment in Night of Navy on Whisper White and cut it with a Stitched So Sweetly rectangle die.

With all the pieces ready, I arranged them on the die cut card front until I was happy with it – and took a picture.

I picked up the sentiment and took another picture so I’d know where to adhere everything.

I popped the cake on with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  Then the leaves and berries with Liquid Glue.  Finally, I added the bow with a Glue Dot.

I added a Night of Navy gem from the Holiday Rhinestone pack and the card front was done!

For the inside, I used the Ornate Layers die again to cut a Whisper White panel.  Then I stamped a second Happy Birthday To You sentiment in Night of Navy.  Around it I added some Daffodil Delight splatters with a stamp in the set.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to the inside of the card base and the card was done!

The front of my Whisper White Medium Envelope got a Crumb Cake cake from Happy Birthday To You – colored with Blends.  I also added some Daffodil Delight splatters…

…and I added some of the Flowering Foils Specialty DSP to the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  How cool is it that the Flowering Foils Specialty DSP flowers are so similar to the flowers on the Happy Birthday To You cake?  And the matching Birthday Dies are awesome – making short work of the cake and cake plate and some wonderful leaves and berries.  Get these all RIGHT now!!

The Ornate Layers Dies will be available on 1 April with the Early Release Ornate Garden Suite.  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!

Now that you’ve seen my card, take a minute to hop thru all our projects today  If you click on the Next Blog button, you’ll go right to Kristi’s page. And you can just click on the names below to go direct to all the blogs!

Amy Koenders

Mary Deatherage – YOU ARE HERE!

Kristi Gray

Jaimie Babarczy

Sue Prather

Karen Finkle

Eva Dobilas

Akiko Sudano

Karen Ksenzakovic

Have fun on the Hop!!

TTFN

M

 

 

 


HOST CODE FOR 1 MAR – 15 MAR: GGFKPPSU

Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift 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.


YouTube Live – After Lunch Bunch!

I’m planning to go live today on my YouTube channel with a new project!  Come on over and see what I’m up to today at 1:00 PM ET!  Look forward to seeing you then!  This week – I’ve got a fun 3-D project just in time for Spring!!


Ornate Garden Suite – Coming Soon!!

It doesn’t happen often – but…when it does – it’s AMAZEBALLS!

It’s a new catalog Early Release – and it’s for a wonderful Suite in the upcoming 2020-2021 Annual Catalog.


Customers will be able to start ordering from the suite on 1 April (no this is NOT a joke!!).  But…Demonstrators are getting their hands on this beauty RIGHT NOW!

Take a look at the Ornate Garden Suite flyer….

…and if you decide that – like me! – you need this right NOW (along with the free Mini Trimmer, DSP Sampler and Additional FREE Stamp set!) – then….let’s get you hooked up and on the team.  Click here to get started.  I’d love to have you!!


Sale-A-Bration….is a GREAT TIME to Join the My Stampin’ Up! Family!

If you’ve ever thought of joining Stampin’ Up! as a Demonstrator (I’d love to have you on my team!), Sale-A-bration is an awesome time to join!

Whether you’d like to start a business or would simply like the great discount, we’re here to support you however you need!

If you have EVER considered joining the team – then during this year’s Sale-A-Bration is definitely the time to take the step!  The SU! Starter Kit is one of the best deals going.  You pay just $99 (plus tax) and it includes Free Shipping!  For that $99 – you get to select $125 worth of SU! product – plus you get Mini Paper Cutter, the 6” x 6” DSP Sampler and your choice of an extra stamp set!  Pretty awesome deal.  Remember – there’s no commitment – no need to sell, have a blog or anything else.  Just collect that 20-25% discount on everything you purchase for as long as you remain active.

Any time is always a great time to join and get that big discount for yourself, but Sale-a-bration is a really awesome time to join with lots of extra benefits with your kit!

There are lots more details to be found on my Stampin’ Up! Promotions Page.

Or…are you ready to go?  Click here and scroll down to click on the “join now” button and select your Starter Kit now!

Let me know if you have any questions at stamps-n-lingers@comcast.net.


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Night of Navy Card Stock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and folded at 5 1/2″); 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ (embossed card front); Birthday Dies die cut cake

Whisper White Card Stock: Stitched So Sweetly die cut label (sentiment); Birthday Dies die cut cake; Ornate Layers Die cut panel (inner liner)

Crumb Cake Card Stock: Birthday Dies die cut berries

Flowering Foils Specialty DSP: Ornate Layers Die cut panel (card 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!


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


No FFFs on Blog Hop Days!

TTFN

Categories: 2020 Coordination Products, 2020 January - June Mini Catalog, 2020 Occasions Mini Catalog, 2020 Sale-A-Bration Flyer, 2020 Sale-A-Bration Second Release, Happy Birthday, Joining Special, Recruiting Special | Tags: , , , | 14 Comments

Stampin’ Up! So Sentimental Positive Thoughts for Healing

MikemikemikemikeMIKE!!  Guess what day it ISSSSSSS???!

Yep.  You got it.  It’s HAWWWMP DAY!!! 🙂

And – for HAWWMP Day, I’ve got an elegant get well card.  Which seems sort of apropos these days, huh?

I started with the Breathtaking Bouquet background stamp, then added some So Sentimental and Positive Thoughts sentiments and images.  And I used their matching dies, too!  Take a look-see:

The layout for this one is from this week’s Sunday Stamps challenge.

The color palette hails from the TGIF color challenge.

And – I’m also playing along with the Global-Design-Project theme…

…and – finally! – the Word Week challenge at Just Us Girls.

I started by creating the background with the beautiful Breathtaking Bouquet background stamp.  Using my Stamparatus, I stamped the image in Versamark Ink, then I sprinkled it with Black Shimmer Embossing Powder and heated it with my Heat Tool.

I cut the panel down to my finished card front size and adhered it to an Old Olive mat with Liquid Glue.

I stamped and embossed the image again on another piece of Whisper White, then I fussy cut the large middle rose.  Using my Lovely Lipstick Stampin’ Blends Combo, I colored the image – being careful to avoid the embossed portions of the image as much as possible.

I wrapped a piece of Black 1/2″ Satin Ribbon around the card front, securing it in the back with Glue Dots.

Then I popped the fussy cut flower on to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Using my Stamparatus, I used the Marker-to-Rubber technique to color and stamp the So Sentimental sentiment with my Old Olive and Lovely Lipstick Stampin’ Write Markers.  Then I cut the sentiment with one of the smaller labels in the Stitched So Sweetly Die set.

I used a Dimensional and some Liquid Glue to adhere the sentiment to the card front.

I tied a little bit of metallic thread around the Satin Ribbon where I wanted my bow – which drew the ribbon up a little.  When I adhered a bow tied with the same ribbon over the thread (with a Glue Dot) – it helped to make it look more “real” and less….”faux”! 🙂

Using the Nature’s Thoughts Die set, I cut some Old Olive leaves and Lovely Lipstick butterflies.  I tucked the leaves under the fussy cut rose and sentiment and added the butterflies, all with Liquid Glue.  A few green gems from the Noble Peacock Rhinestone pack finished off the front of the card.

On the inside, I used the leaf image from Positive Thoughts to stamp a few times in Old Olive on a Whisper White panel – stamping a couple of times without re-inking.  Then I added a couple of Lovely Lipstick butterflies flitting here and there!

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

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got more Positive Thoughts leaves and butterflies on the front…

…and a few more on the envelope flap, too.

Et Voila!  How gorgeous is that Breathtaking Bouquet stamp?!  Especially embossed in Shimmer Black.  I am such a fan of the Positive Thoughts stamp set and the Coordinating Product Nature’s Thoughts Dies – LOVE them.  And speaking of loving…So Sentimental and the awe-mazing Stitched So Sweetly Dies.  Hello?!?  Those dies are so useful – they’ll be your go-to, I promise!  I hope you like!

TTFN

M

 

 

 

P.S.  I’ve been getting questions about the cool little doohickey that I showed in my photos yesterday (the one holding my card).  I’ve got info about those – and some fun Glue Holders, too!  Drop me a line if you’re interested and I’ll get you in touch with my POC!! 🙂


HOST CODE FOR 1 MAR – 15 MAR: GGFKPPSU

Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift 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.


Ornate Garden Suite – Coming Soon!!

It’s a new catalog Early Release – and it’s for a wonderful Suite in the upcoming 2020-2021 Annual Catalog.


Customers will be able to start ordering from the suite on 1 April (no this is NOT a joke!!).  But…Demonstrators are getting their hands on this beauty RIGHT NOW!

Take a look at the Ornate Garden Suite flyer….

…and if you decide that – like me! – you need this right NOW (along with the free Mini Trimmer, DSP Sampler and Additional FREE Stamp set!) – then….let’s get you hooked up and on the team.  Click here to get started.  I’d love to have you!!


Sale-A-Bration….is a GREAT TIME to Join My Stampin’ Up! Family!

If you’ve ever thought of joining Stampin’ Up! as a Demonstrator (I’d love to have you on my team!), Sale-A-bration is an awesome time to join!

Whether you’d like to start a business or would simply like the great discount, we’re here to support you however you need!

If you have EVER considered joining the team – then during this year’s Sale-A-Bration is definitely the time to take the step!  The SU! Starter Kit is one of the best deals going.  You pay just $99 (plus tax) and it includes Free Shipping!  For that $99 – you get to select $125 worth of SU! product – plus you get Mini Paper Cutter, the 6” x 6” DSP Sampler and your choice of an extra stamp set!  Pretty awesome deal.  Remember – there’s no commitment – no need to sell, have a blog or anything else.  Just collect that 20-25% discount on everything you purchase for as long as you remain active.

Any time is always a great time to join and get that big discount for yourself, but Sale-a-bration is a really awesome time to join with lots of extra benefits with your kit!

There are lots more details to be found on my Stampin’ Up! Promotions Page.

Or…are you ready to go?  Click here and scroll down to click on the “join now” button and select your Starter Kit now!

Let me know if you have any questions at stamps-n-lingers@comcast.net.


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

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

Old Olive Card Stock: 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″  (mats for card front and for inner liner); Nature’s Thoughts die cut leaves

Whisper White Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (card front and inner liner); Stitched So Sweetly Die Cut (sentiment); Breathtaking Background fussy cut flower

Lovely Lipstick Card Stock: Nature’s Thoughts die cut butterflies

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


After I turned the girls out the other day, I headed back in to clean the barn.

And discovered my billy goat just hanging out on the outdoor storage box.

No.  I have no idea why.  Totally volunteered.  🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️

TTFN
M

 

Categories: 2020 Coordination Products, 2020 January - June Mini Catalog, 2020 Occasions Mini Catalog, Get Well Soon, Joining Special, Recruiting Special | Tags: , , , , , , | 24 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Ornate Layers Sneak Peek with Daisy Lane

Good morning, y’all!  It’s 7am.  Sort of.  More like 6am.  Or is it?

I LOVE Daylight Savings Time.  I hope and wish for this to be THE time year-round.  Long evenings with that perfect summer light.  I wait and anticipate the return of DST every winter!  I do, however, hate changing back and forth.

In fact, apparently I hate it so much that for the first time…ever?!? – I totally spaced changing my clocks on Saturday night.  I ALWAYS change them before I go to bed.  Especially for the Spring forward time change.

Not this year.  Got up on Sunday at my normal time of 430 (thank you, Katy) – and made my coffee, fed the braticus, let the dog out and back in.   Sat down in my chair with my coffee and turned on the tv.  And saw the clock on the DVR.  My confusion was….extreme.  HOW did it take me an entire HOUR to do the things that take me 15 minutes EVERY SINGLE DAY!?

And then…I realized what I’d done.  Or…hadn’t done.  And BOOM.  Just like that – I lost an hour of the day!

Worst.  Feeling.  Ever. 🙁

I was behind the whole rest of the day.

But – I did finally get a card made for y’all!  Yeah!!  And – it’s a combination of some old and some new.  Daisy Lane, with both Daisy Punches, plays well with the Ornate Layers Dies and some Ornate Garden Specialty DSP (remember these are coming in the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog – and you’re going to get your hands on them early on 1 April!).  Take a look-see:

The layout for this one comes from the Freshly Made Sketches challenge this week.

And – I liked it for the Watercooler Wednesday Challenge, too!

I started with some of the new Ornate Garden Specialty DSP that I matted on Mint Macaron for the card front.

The Whisper White panel is cut using one of the dies in the new Ornate Layers Die set.  See it there?  Right in the middle of the bottom set.  That’s the one I used!

I ran it thru the die cutting machine three times to create the three shapes in the sketch.

Then I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Mint Macaron mat and onto the card front.

Using the leaves in the Nature’s Thoughts die set from the new Coordination Product Release, I cut three “feathers” – two in Old Olive and one in Mint Macaron.

On a piece of Whisper White, I stamped the large daisy from the Daisy Lane set in stamped-off-once Terracotta Tile and cut it with the Daisy Punch.  I stamped two of the small daisy in stamped-off-TWICE Terracotta Tile – and cut them with the Medium Daisy Punch.

Using my Daffodil Delight Stampin’ Blends Combo Pack, I colored the daisies and then adhered them together with Liquid Glue.

On another piece of Whisper White, I stamped a sentiment from Daisy Lane in Old Olive.  Then I cut it with the next-to-smallest rectangle die in the Stitched So Sweetly Die set.

I laid out the elements on my card front until it said “yep – THERE it is” – and took a picture.

To make it easier to put it all together, I picked up my daisy and sentiment and adhered them together with Liquid Glue.

Then I put all the pieces together onto the card front.  I used Liquid Glue to adhere the Old Olive feathers….errr leaves.  Then some Glue Dots for a length of Mint Macaron twine from the Nature’s Twine pack.  Then I added the Mint Macaron leaf/feather with a couple of Dimensionals.

The final piece was to add the flower/sentiment combination element with some Dimensionals.

I used a few of the new Gilded Gems (from the Ornate Garden Suite) – a large one in the middle of the flower and several more here and there – and the card front was done!

Oh – did you see that?  It’s a cool little doohickey for holding up cards!  We all got one at the Spring STAMPede event on Saturday!

3-D Printing.  Cool, huh?? Thanks, Sandra Hernandez!! 🙂

Anywho…on the inside, I added a second sentiment from Daisy Lane in Old Olive on a Whisper White panel.  Across the bottom I added a strip of Mint Macaron card stock and another strip of the Ornate Garden Specialty DSP.  Then I added another Gilded Gem.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Mint Macaron mat and into my Terracotta Tile card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got another daisy on the front – in full-strength Terracotta Tile…

…and more of the Ornate Garden Specialty DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  Daisy Lane is a perfect harbinger of SPRING!!  And – just right for the first real day of DST!  I love that we can punch TWO sizes of the pretty daisies.  And it’s really looking like the elements in the Ornate Garden Suite will not only work together perfectly but will ALSO work well with so many of our much-loved stamp sets and goodies!  I hope you like!

Want the Ornate Garden Suite elements RIGHT NOW??  Well – folks who join Stampin’ Up! right now can select Ornate Garden to help fill your Starter Kit!  And – on top of your Starter Kit –  you’ll ALSO get the new Mini Cutter, DSP Sampler Pack and a FREE Stamp Set of your choice.  All with FREE SHIPPING!  Whoo-hoo!  Give me a holler and let me get you set up – Sale-A-Bration (and all the “extras”!) ends on 31 March.

TTFN

M

 

 

P.S.  There’s still time to get free Shipping on all your favorite Stamp-N-Storage solutions – thru the end of today!  Note – there’s no code needed – the shipping will come off when you checkout!

PLEASE NOTE:  I do receive a small affiliate fee when you use my Stamp-n-Storage shopping links.  But – you’ve seen plenty of pictures of my stamping space – both at home and when I’ve traveled! – and you KNOW that I am a HUGE fan and love their quality products!!  I recommend them to everyone!


HOST CODE FOR 1 MAR – 15 MAR: GGFKPPSU

Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift 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.


Stamps-N-Lingers Ordering Special – thru 10 March 2020 (that’s TOMORROW!)!

Let’s celebrate the Sale-a-Bration Second Release – with an extra Bonus Ordering Special!

Here’s the deets…

1. All orders of $50 or greater (before shipping and taxes) placed through my online store between now and the end of the day on TUESDAY 10 Mar 20 will earn DOUBLE PEPPERMINT REWARD POINTS!!

2. Don’t forget to add my Host Code (GGFKPPSU) if your order is under $150 to get your free thank you gift (orders over $150 automatically get the free thank you git!).

3. For more information about my Punkin Head Peppermint Reward points (my buyer reward program), click here.  See what gathering up Peppermints is a great idea!!

Here’s a link right to my Online Store to get you started!  So head on over and start earning Double Rewards from me – and NEW free goodies from Stampin’ Up!


Ornate Garden Suite – Coming Soon!!

It’s a new catalog Early Release – and it’s for a wonderful Suite in the upcoming 2020-2021 Annual Catalog.


Customers will be able to start ordering from the suite on 1 April (no this is NOT a joke!!).  But…Demonstrators are getting their hands on this beauty RIGHT NOW!

Take a look at the Ornate Garden Suite flyer….

…and if you decide that – like me! – you need this right NOW (along with the free Mini Trimmer, DSP Sampler and Additional FREE Stamp set!) – then….let’s get you hooked up and on the team.  Click here to get started.  I’d love to have you!!


Sale-A-Bration….is a GREAT TIME to Join My Stampin’ Up! Family!

If you’ve ever thought of joining Stampin’ Up! as a Demonstrator (I’d love to have you on my team!), Sale-A-bration is an awesome time to join!

Whether you’d like to start a business or would simply like the great discount, we’re here to support you however you need!

If you have EVER considered joining the team – then during this year’s Sale-A-Bration is definitely the time to take the step!  The SU! Starter Kit is one of the best deals going.  You pay just $99 (plus tax) and it includes Free Shipping!  For that $99 – you get to select $125 worth of SU! product – plus you get Mini Paper Cutter, the 6” x 6” DSP Sampler and your choice of an extra stamp set!  Pretty awesome deal.  Remember – there’s no commitment – no need to sell, have a blog or anything else.  Just collect that 20-25% discount on everything you purchase for as long as you remain active.

Any time is always a great time to join and get that big discount for yourself, but Sale-a-bration is a really awesome time to join with lots of extra benefits with your kit!

There are lots more details to be found on my Stampin’ Up! Promotions Page.

Or…are you ready to go?  Click here and scroll down to click on the “join now” button and select your Starter Kit now!

Let me know if you have any questions at stamps-n-lingers@comcast.net.


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

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

Mint Macaron Card Stock:  4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and inner liner); 3″ x 4 1/4″ (mat for small Whisper White panel); Nature’s Thoughts die cut leaf; 5/8″ x 4″ (mat for DSP strip on inside)

Old Olive Card Stock:  Nature’s Thoughts Die Cut leaves

Whisper White Card Stock:  2 7/8″ x 4 1/8″ (small panel on front); Stitched So Sweetly die cut rectangle (sentiment); 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner)

Ornate Garden Specialty DSP: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front); 1/2″ x 4″ (DSP strip on inside); 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


Sometimes Finny and I have some pretty good conversations.

I’m pretty funny – at least….that’s what HE tells me!

I’ll tell a good one and he just laughs and laughs!!

He also thinks I’m danged smart.

And since he’s awfully smart, too, we frequently have some pretty good discussions about a lot of deep subjects.

Like….what if Luke had run into Kirk instead of ObiWan?  Or…what if Tony Stark had been bitten by a radioactive spider and Peter Parker was trapped in the cave??

Yeah.  THAT level of deep.

TTFN

M

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Stampin’ Up! Hugs, Prayers and Love from Positive Thoughts!

Happy National Tortilla Chip Day!

Yep – that’s a real thing!

So…you’re duty bound to go your nearest Mexican food restaurant and eat chips and salsa.  Do it for your country! 😉

With that out of the way, and my public service complete for the day, let’s get on with a card, shall we?  I made a little collage for you (shocking, I know!) using the Positive Thoughts stamp set – and the coordinating Nature’s Thoughts Dies (part of the 2020 Coordination Product Release!).  Take a look-see:

The layout was inspired by this week’s CAS(E) This Sketch challenge.

On a piece of Crumb Cake card stock, using my Stamparatus, I stamped the Positive Thoughts sentiment in Mossy Meadow ink.  Then I cut it using the die from Stitched So Sweetly.

I placed a card-front sized piece of Crumb Cake into the Stamparatus and laid the sentiment label in place in the corner.  Then, I stamped the flower from Positive Thoughts in Terracotta Tile.  Then I picked up the label and inked and stamped the image a second time.  I laid the label back down, moved the stamp on the Stamparatus panel – and repeated the process a second time.

I did the same process all over again a couple more times – this time with the leaf image in Mossy Meadow.  I stamped that image twice in each spot without re-inking to help create some more depth.

Then I matted the panel on Terracotta Tile card stock.

I picked up the sentiment label and stamped the feather image in Terracotta Tile a few times without re-inking.

With the dies from the coordinating Nature’s Thoughts die set, I cut some Mossy Meadow and Vellum cardstock leaves.  Using Terracotta Tile cardstock, I spritzed a piece with some water with my Stampin’ Spritzer, then I cut two feathers.  I lightly sponged the edges of the feathers with Terracotta Tile using a Sponge Dauber and curled them slightly.

I laid out all the pieces and parts – including a Linen Thread double-loop bow – and took a picture.

I adhered all the elements – leaves and feathers – with Liquid Glue.  Then I popped the sentiment onto with Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the bow with a Glue Dot….

…added a tiny Terracotta Tile butterfly (yes, cut with a die from the Nature’s Promise die set) and a few Terracotta Tile 2019-2021 In Color Faceted Dots.

And…the card front was done!

On the inside, I used the Stamparatus to add a second sentiment from Positive Thoughts in Mossy Meadow to a Crumb Cake panel.  Over that, I added the flower in stamped-off-once Terracotta Tile ink.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Terracotta Tile mat and into my Mossy Meadow card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Very Vanilla Medium Envelope got a few flowers on the front – in Terracotta Tile that I stamped three times without re-inking.

…and I added the leaf image in Mossy Meadow on the back of the envelope.

Et Voila!  Positive Thoughts is one of my very favorite stamp sets in the 2020 Jan – Jun Mini Catalog and I am SO happy to have the matching Nature’s Thoughts Dies!!

…especially that tiny butterfly!  So stinkin’ sweet!!  I hope you like – and will grab these two goodies up quick like the Cadbury Easter bunny! 🙂

TTFN

M

 

 

 

P.S.  Don’t lose sight of ALL the great 2020 Coordination Products, okay?  Check them all out!


HOST CODE FOR 16 FEB – 29 FEB: 3NHJPR2S

Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift 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.


SAB Kerchief Kit Has Sold Out

Stampin’ Up! let us know that we’ve sold out of the Kerchief Card Kit (item 152319). As a reminder, supplies are limited for products from the Sale-A-Bration brochure and may run out before the end of the promotion. We’re sorry for any inconvenience this may cause, and we thank you for your understanding.


Sale-A-Bration….is a GREAT TIME to Join My Stampin’ Up! Family!

If you’ve ever thought of joining Stampin’ Up! as a Demonstrator (I’d love to have you on my team!), Sale-A-bration is an awesome time to join!

Whether you’d like to start a business or would simply like the great discount, we’re here to support you however you need!

If you have EVER considered joining the team – then during this year’s Sale-A-Bration is definitely the time to take the step!  The SU! Starter Kit is one of the best deals going.  You pay just $99 (plus tax) and it includes Free Shipping!  For that $99 – you get to select $125 worth of SU! product – plus you get Mini Paper Cutter, the 6” x 6” DSP Sampler and your choice of an extra stamp set!  Pretty awesome deal.  Remember – there’s no commitment – no need to sell, have a blog or anything else.  Just collect that 20-25% discount on everything you purchase for as long as you remain active.

Any time is always a great time to join and get that big discount for yourself, but Sale-a-bration is a really awesome time to join with lots of extra benefits with your kit!

There are lots more details to be found on my Stampin’ Up! Promotions Page.

Or…are you ready to go?  Click here and scroll down to click on the “join now” button and select your Starter Kit now!

Let me know if you have any questions at stamps-n-lingers@comcast.net.


February Thirty One LIMITED TIME OFFER!!

Introducing the Cinch-Up Bin, only available 13 – 29 Feb or while supplies last!


Available at a great price of just $12, this versatile style comes in five prints, including three NEW Spring looks:

The item number is 9595.

Similar to our best-selling Littles Carry-All Caddy, this stylish bin has a cinch-top closure to keep everything safe and secure.  Take advantage of the low price and get multiples – one for the car, one for the house and one as a gift!

It’s also great when paired with the popular Small Utility Tote…

 

…featured in this month’s Customer Special.

The Small Utility Tote is SUCH a great size – there are hundreds of uses around the house – in the car – at work!!

How many ways can you think of that you could use a Small Utility Tote?  Check it out – here’s 131 ways!

And – I’ve got a Party open when you’re ready to add a few Cinch Up Bins (did you SEE the hedgehogs?!?) and Small Utility Totes to your collection!

Happy organizing!


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Mossy Meadow Card Stock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and folded at 5 1/2″); Nature’s Promise die cut leaves

Terracotta Tile Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and inner liner);  Nature’s Promise die cut feathers and butterfly

Crumb Cake Card Stock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front and inner liner); Stitched So Sweetly die cut label (sentiment)

Vellum Card Stock:  Nature’s Promise die cut leaves

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


This was our day here in GA.

See how wet they are? 🙁

Had to play THIS game way too many times.

Kind of dreary.  Bleh.

TTFN
M

Categories: 2020 Coordination Products, 2020 January - June Mini Catalog, 2020 Occasions Mini Catalog, Collage card, Everyday, Friendship, Joining Special, Recruiting Special, Thirty-One Gifts, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , | 18 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Word Wishes for a Happy Easter

Monday cometh!  Or….is Here-eth, I suppose is more correct!  Hope you had a great weekend and that your week looks to be a good one!

I made y’all an Easter Card today – do you realize that Easter is only 7 weeks off?  That means it’s time to be thinking about Easter cards.

And pondering the age-old question…why would a bunny (who OBTW….CLUCKS!!) lay an egg??  Even a delicious candy egg with a soft and creamy center.  And – why only at EASTER??

It simply defies logic!

Sorry – back to my card!  I used the pretty Easter Promise stamp set and…the Word Wishes Die set (this is in the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog!).  It’s all backed up by the Pleased As Punch DSP (from the 2020 Coordination Product Release).  Take a look-see:

The layout for this one was inspired by this week’s Freshly Made Sketches challenge.

I started with a piece of new Pleased As Punch DSP from the 2020 Coordination Product Release) that I matted on Daffodil Delight for the card front.

I cut a smaller piece of Whisper White and, using the pretty image from Easter Promise, stamped the flowers in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.

I colored the image with my Daffodil Delight and Granny Apple Green Stampin’ Blend Combo Pack – plus the Dark Mango Melody Blend for the stamen.

I matted the image on Daffodil Delight and used Liquid Glue to adhere it to the card front.

I made the egg-shell using the Dino Days Die set – cutting it from the same Pleased As Punch DSP that I used on the card front.  And – ready to have your mind blown? 🙂

The egg die in the Dino Dies matches the egg stamp image in the Full of Happiness stamp set!

I popped the egg shell over the stems of the flowers with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Using the small narrow die in the Stitched Rectangle Dies set, I cut three rectangles from Vellum card stock.  These I adhered to the egg shell with Glue Dots.

Using the Word Wishes Die Set, I cut the words in Daffodil Delight and used Liquid Glue to adhere them to the Vellum rectangles.

Finally, I used the Dark Granny Apple Green Stampin’ Blend to color three Pearl Basic Jewels then I adhered them to the card front.  And…the card front was done!

On the inside, I matted a second piece of Pleased As Punch DSP on Daffodil Delight and used Liquid Glue to adhere it in my Granny Apple Green card base.  I cut another small piece of Whisper White and stamped a second sentiment from Easter Promise in Granny Apple Green.  I stamped and colored the Easter Promise flower in the corner.  Finally, I adhered a Pearl Basic Jewle that I’d colored with my Dark Daffodil Delight Blend.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Daffodil Delight mat and into the card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got another Easter Promise flower on the front…

…and more of the Pleased As Punch DSP on the envelope flap.

Et voila!  These beautiful flowers from Easter Promise are so bright and cheerful – and harbingers of hope that Spring – and the promise of Easter! – WILL come!  I love the Word Wishes sentiment die set – it works so well with this (and so many other!) stamp set!

Don’t forget to delve into your Annual Catalog goodies to pair up with the Mini catalog and Sale-a-bration products, okay? And, of course, the pretty Pleased As Punch DSP is so darned versatile!  I hope you like!

TTFN

M

 

 


HOST CODE FOR 16 FEB – 29 FEB: 3NHJPR2S

Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift 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.


SAB Kerchief Kit Has Sold Out

Stampin’ Up! let us know that we’ve sold out of the Kerchief Card Kit (item 152319). As a reminder, supplies are limited for products from the Sale-A-Bration brochure and may run out before the end of the promotion. We’re sorry for any inconvenience this may cause, and we thank you for your understanding.


Sale-A-Bration….is a GREAT TIME to Join My Stampin’ Up! Family!

If you’ve ever thought of joining Stampin’ Up! as a Demonstrator (I’d love to have you on my team!), Sale-A-bration is an awesome time to join!

Whether you’d like to start a business or would simply like the great discount, we’re here to support you however you need!

If you have EVER considered joining the team – then during this year’s Sale-A-Bration is definitely the time to take the step!  The SU! Starter Kit is one of the best deals going.  You pay just $99 (plus tax) and it includes Free Shipping!  For that $99 – you get to select $125 worth of SU! product – plus you get Mini Paper Cutter, the 6” x 6” DSP Sampler and your choice of an extra stamp set!  Pretty awesome deal.  Remember – there’s no commitment – no need to sell, have a blog or anything else.  Just collect that 20-25% discount on everything you purchase for as long as you remain active.

Any time is always a great time to join and get that big discount for yourself, but Sale-a-bration is a really awesome time to join with lots of extra benefits with your kit!

There are lots more details to be found on my Stampin’ Up! Promotions Page.

Or…are you ready to go?  Click here and scroll down to click on the “join now” button and select your Starter Kit now!

Let me know if you have any questions at stamps-n-lingers@comcast.net.


February Thirty One LIMITED TIME OFFER!!

Introducing the Cinch-Up Bin, only available 13 – 29 Feb or while supplies last!


Available at a great price of just $12, this versatile style comes in five prints, including three NEW Spring looks:

The item number is 9595.

Similar to our best-selling Littles Carry-All Caddy, this stylish bin has a cinch-top closure to keep everything safe and secure.  Take advantage of the low price and get multiples – one for the car, one for the house and one as a gift!

It’s also great when paired with the popular Small Utility Tote…

 

…featured in this month’s Customer Special.

The Small Utility Tote is SUCH a great size – there are hundreds of uses around the house – in the car – at work!!

How many ways can you think of that you could use a Small Utility Tote?  Check it out – here’s 131 ways!

And – I’ve got a Party open when you’re ready to add a few Cinch Up Bins (did you SEE the hedgehogs?!?) and Small Utility Totes to your collection!

Happy organizing!


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

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

Daffodil Delight Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and inner liner);  3 1/8″ x 4 3/8″ (mat for art panel for inner liner)

Whisper White Card Stock:  3″ x 4 1/4″ (art panel and inner liner)

Vellum Card Stock:  Stitched Rectangles Die cuts (x3)

Pleased As Punch DSP:  3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front and inner liner); Dino Die cut eggshell; 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


Sunday was outside-jobs day.  The one day in a bit where there was no rain AND it got warm enough to be outside without 28 layers of insulated clothes on!

We put hay in the back for the ladies…

Then – cuz this is happening on the kitchen island…

…we realized that it’s time to get busy getting the raised beds ready for planting!

Not only is it time for a dirt refresh – or, more accurately – a Mel’s Mix refresh! – but we’ve decided to add a board and deepen the beds.

I put my best welder on the job!

One down – four to go!

See the difference?

Finn was banned to the carport…

…which he didn’t mind one bit.  He’s not a fan of the loud machines – like the welder.  And he’s not a fan of sparky-fire-y things, either.  Like…the weld!

Which he really REALLY didn’t need to watch!  Trying to treat his weld-burned-eyeballs with potato slices…can’t even imagine!

Also?  They don’t work.

At all.  Guess how I know? 😳😳😳

TTFN
M

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Stampin’ Up! Nature’s Positive Thoughts Sympathy

Happy Happy Hawwwmp Day!  Hope your week is going well.  All is good here – we’re soggy but…it’s okay.  It’s warm for a minute, so…there’s that! 🙂

I have a card today that is going to end up being sent as a sympathy card, I believe.  It doesn’t overtly refer to “sympathy” but… I think it’s actually appropriate.  It uses one of my favorite sets in the 2020 Jan – Jun Mini Catalog – the Positive Thoughts stamp set.  I took advantage of the new Nature’s Thoughts Dies, too, that cut all those wonderful shapes out for me using my die cutting machine!  You’ll also see some of the new So Very Vellum Specialty DSP (a new freebie in the Sale-A-Bration Second Release flyer).  Take a look-see:

I started this one with a card-front size piece of Whisper White and an identically sized piece of Soft Sea Foam vellum from the new So Very Vellum Speicalty DSP (coming to you on 3 Mar in the SAB second release).  I used Glue Dots to adhere the vellum to the card stock – placing them where I knew they’d be hidden by decorations on the card front.  Then I matted the whole thing on So Saffron to make the card front.

I used the large stitched-edge rectangle die in the Nature’s Thoughts Die Set to cut a Whisper White panel, which I adhered to the card front with Liquid Glue.

On a seperate piece of Whisper White, I stamped two Positive Thoughts leaves images – one in So Saffron and the second in Soft Sea Foam.  I also stamped a flower in Petal Pink.  All three are cut with their matching dies in Nature’s Thoughts.

I adhered the leaves and flower to the card front with Liquid Glue.

Next up, I cut some little leaves (also in the Nature’s Thoughts die set) from the same Soft Sea Foam So Very Vellum paper, and adhered them as well.

The sentiment, from Positive Thoughts, is stamped in Soft Suede on a strip of Soft Sea Foam card stock that I bannerized with my Paper Snips.  Then I adhered it with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I cut three little Nature’s Thoughts butterflies from So Saffron and adhered them with Liquid Glue.

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Stamps-N-Lingers Coordination Products Special Bundles – LAST CALL!

I’ve put together TWO Special Bundles.  Each bundle offers you a savings of 10-15% over purchasing all the products yourself, so…pretty good deal!  BUT!

This is a LIMITED TIME offer from me.  This special ends TONIGHT – 11 Feb 2020!

Since we’re in Sale-A-Bration, I’ll once again offer you the chance to select some free goodies!  Check them out – then use the handy form at the end to get your order placed!

Take a look!

Bundle #1: Just The Basics Bundle – $138

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Stampin’ Up! Paneled Timeless Tropical Oasis for a Friend

Happy happy Hawwwmp Day!  Hope your week is going well! 🙂

I’ve got a sweet not-so-little card for you today.  It’s built on a Magnolia Lane Memories & More Large Specialty Card, with the matching envelope, so…it’s a substantial card!  And I used the Tropical Oasis goodies – including the Memories & More Card Pack – plus the Timeless Tropical stamp set with the bundled In The Tropics Dies.  Take a look-see:

 

The layout is inspired by the sketch challenge over at the Global Design Project this week.

I started with a piece of So Saffron card stock as a mat for my card front.  The card front itself is a large panel from the Tropical Oasis Memories & More Card Pack.  I cut the panel into 1″ wide strips and matted each of the strips on Pear Pizzazz.

Then I adhered the strips to the So Saffron panel with Liquid Glue.

I created a pineapple by cutting the “top” from Pear Pizzazz and the detailed bottom from So Saffron.  With Sponge Daubers, I brushed Pear Pizzazz ink over the top and So Saffron ink over the bottom to give them some dimension.  I adhered the So Saffron die cut to a piece of Pear Pizzazz (that I’d sponged with Pear Pizzazz ink) with Liquid Glue then cut around the pineapple to trim the excess and create a “back” for the pineapple.

Then I adhered the top and bottom to the card front with Liquid Glue.

I stamped the small Timeless Tropical flowers a few times on Very Vanilla – once in Grapefruit Grove, once in Terracotta Tile and a third time in stamped-off-once Terracotta Tile.  I used my Light Petal Pink Stampin’ Blend to color the petals.

I cut a couple of leaves from Pear Pizzazz.

Then I made the sentiment, stamping the phrase from Timeless Tropical in Grapefruit Grove on a Very Vanilla stip that I bannerized with my Paper Snips.

The final element is a short piece of 3/8″ Braided Linen Trim that I pulled apart at both ends.

Then it was time to build the collage!

I laid out all the pieces – and took the picture.

Then I started taking off a couple of layers and…took another picture.

I pulled all of the pieces off and started adhering them back down – in order – with Liquid Glue.

The final flower is added with a Stampin’ Dimensional.  I brushed that one with my Clear Wink of Stella Glitter Brush.

I used Glue Dots to tuck a couple of leaves from the Tropical Oasis Trinkets in amongst the flowers and die cut leaves.

I added a few Champagne Rhinestones to the flowers and card front – and it was done!

On the inside, I stamped the flower again in Terracotta Tile on a Very Vanilla panel.  Using a sticky note mask, I stamped around the flower – two small pineapples in Pear Pizzazz and two leaves in Old Olive.  I picked up the mask and used my Light Petal Pink Blend to color the flower, Light So Saffron Blend for the pineapples and Light Old Olive Blend for the leaves.  Then I tucked a few Champagne Rhinestones around and added one to the middle of the flower.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to my So Saffron mat and into the Magnolia Lane card, added the card front with Liquid Glue, and the card was done.

My Magnolia Lane Memories & More Large Specialty Envelope got the stamped images on the front (I didn’t color them in)…

…and I used the envelope liner that comes with the Magnolia Lane Memories & More Large Specialty Cards & Envelopes as a template and created my own liner.  I used Liquid Glue to adhere it inside the envelope.

Et Voila!  I love this Tropical Oasis Suite SO much – and it is AWESOME on the Magnolia Lane card!!  The Tropical Oasis DSP is one of the most stunning papers I’ve seen.  And the beautiful images, sentiments and cutting/embossing dies in the Timeless Tropical Bundle are wonderful and work perfectly to create a scene straight out of the Hawaiian Islands!  I hope you like!

TTFN
M

 

 


HOST CODE FOR 1 FEB – 15 FEB: ARFHDNCQ

Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift 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.


For all orders of $50 or greater (before shipping and taxes) that has my current host code applied or for individual orders of $150 or greater placed through me between now and midnight MT on Friday, 14 Feb, you’ll get your choice of a free adhesive!

This can be anything that Stampin’ Up! sells that could be used as an adhesive! And for the adhesives that are $5 or under, two packs will equal one choice (see the items with the (2) on the list below) so if you select those, you’ll get double…and who doesn’t like DOUBLE?!!

The adhesive will be in addition to the normal thank you gift that I order for you!! Plus, since your order will be over $50, you’ll earn Sale-A-Bration item(s) too. A big double whoo-hoo for more free goodies!!

And don’t forget that there will be 6 new Coordination Products available for purchase beginning on 4 Feb (see my note below!) so you can pick up the new items AND get a free adhesive from me!

***Please note, if your order is over $150, do not apply a host code. If you apply a host code to your order, it’ll take away your host benefits and we don’t want that! But don’t worry, you’ll still be eligible for the free gift and free adhesive offer!

Here’s a list of the adhesives you can choose from:

  • Stampin’ Dimensionals (2)
  • Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals (2)
  • Black Stampin’ Dimensionals Combo Pack
  • SNAIL
  • SNAIL Refill (2)
  • Multipurpose Liquid Glue (2)
  • Fine Tip Glue Pen
  • Tear & Tape Adhesive
  • Washi Tape
  • Mini Glue Dots
  • Foam Adhesive Strips

I’ll be placing the order for the adhesives with my host orders on 16 Feb, so please be sure to send your selections right away when you order…otherwise I’ll pick one for you and send it out with your thank you gift!

Happy Shopping!


Coordination Product Release!

The Coordination Product Release is LIVE to customers!  Now you’ll be able to die cut images from some of your favorite sets in the 2020 Jan-Jun Mini Catalog and the 2020 Sale-A-Bration Flyer.

We’ve got FIVE cool Die Sets and a really fun Designer Series Paper!

Check them out!

Give the pics a click for printable flyers!

Coordination Products Ordering Details:

  • Ordering Dates:  4 February – 31 March 2020
  • Items available during this promotion can be added to any type of order: customer, workshop, and online orders.
  • No limits apply during the customer sales period.
  • Qualifying orders are eligible for Stampin’ Rewards.
  • Coordination Product Release items can be added to a starter kit!  Click here to purchase your Starter Kit with me now!
  • Coordination Product Release items are offered until 31 March 2020 or while supplies last.  So order early to make sure that you can get the coordinating items that you are wanting!
  • Products are not part of Sale-A-Bration, and it must be purchased or redeemed for Stampin’ Rewards on qualifying orders.
  • There are no bundle item numbers; each item has its own individual item number.

Here are all the goodies in my Online Store – or….keep going to see my Special Bundles and save some GREEN!!


Stamps-N-Lingers Special Bundle FLASH Sale!

I’ve put together TWO Special Bundles.  Each bundle offers you a savings of 10-15% over purchasing all the products yourself, so…pretty good deal!

This is a LIMITED TIME offer from me.  You’ve got ONE WEEK ONLY to take advantage of these money-saving bundles.  That’s right – this special will end next Tuesday, 11 Feb.

Since we’re in Sale-A-Bration, I’ll once again offer you the chance to select some free goodies!  Check them out – then use the handy form at the end to get your order placed!

Take a look!

Bundle #1: Just The Basics Bundle – $138

If you bought all these products separately you’d spend about $169 when you factor in shipping and tax – depending on how much Uncle Sam takes where you live.  This bundle will earn you THREE $50-Level Sale-A-Bration Products OR ONE $100-Level Product and ONE $50-Level 1 Product.

Nature’s Thoughts Dies  (coordinates with the Positive Thoughts Stamp Set) – $29
Special Day Dies (coordinates with the Special Someone Stamp Set) – $29
Ladybug Dies (Coordinates with the Little Ladybug Stamp Set) – $29
Sending Flowers Dies (coordinates with the Sending you Thoughts Stamp Set) – $27
Birthday Dies (coordinates with the Happy Birthday To You Stamp Set) – $27

BONUS – When you order the Just The Basics Bundle – you’ll receive the new Pleased As Punch DSP FREE!

Bundle #2:  I Need It ALL Bundle – $279

If you bought all these products separately you’d spend about $355 when you factor in shipping and tax – depending on how much Uncle Sam takes where you live. This bundle will earn you TWO $50-Level Sale-A-Bration Products OR ONE $50-Level and ONE $100-Level Product.

Nature’s Thoughts Dies (coordinates with the Positive Thoughts Stamp Set) – $29
Positive Thoughts Stamp Set – $21
Special Day Dies (coordinates with the Special Someone Stamp Set) – $29
Special Someone Stamp Set – $17
Ladybug Dies (Coordinates with the Little Ladybug Stamp Set) – $29
Sending Flowers Dies (coordinates with the Sending you Thoughts Stamp Set) – $27
Birthday Dies (coordinates with the Happy Birthday To You Stamp Set) – $27
Pleased As Punch DSP (coordinates with the Small Bloom Punch, Heart Punch Pack, Umbrella Builder Punch and Tulip Builder Punch) – $11.50
Heartfelt Bundle – $45.75
Timeless Tulips Bundle – $32.25
Under My Umbrella Bundle – $30.50

BONUS – When you order the I Need it ALL Bundle – you’ll receive the Heart Foil Tins Free as well as the following items…..

Little Ladybug Stamp Set
Small Bloom Punch
Happy Birthday to You Stamp Set
Sending You Thoughts Stamp Set

Got it?  Okay – use this form to get signed up for your Special bundle!  Once I receive your order, I’ll send a PayPal invoice.  As soon as I receive your payment, I’ll go right in and get your goodies ordered and on the way!  Whoo-hooo!

NOTE:  At the bottom of the form is a spot for you to put your choices for your Sale-A-Bration freebies.  Please prioritize your favorites from first thru sixth choice (and select “Unspecified Choice” for the remainder, okay?)  I’ll order them when I place your order – and will get as many of them for you as I can! 

Winner-Winner- better than a chicken DINNER!!  If you’ve got questions on how to fill out the form – give me a holler!

 

 


February Thirty One Specials

And look!  Distressed Chestnut will be available for a Limited Time!

We’ve also got a pretty awesome deal going for Party Hosts in February.

Give me a holler if you want more info!

Here’s a direct link to my Online Store – happy shopping!


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

Product List

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Magnolia Lane Memories & More Large Specialty Cards and Envelopes

So Saffron Card Stock: 4 1/8′ x 6 1/8″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); In The Tropics detailed pineapple die cut

Pear Pizzazz Card Stock: 1 1/8″ x 4″ (x5 – mats for Strips on front); In The Tropics leaves, solid pineapple (fussy cut), and pineapple top

Very Vanilla Card Stock: 3/4″ x 4 1/2″ (sentiment); 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner); In The Tropics  flowers

Tropical Oasis Memories & More Card Pack: 1″ x 3 7/8″ (x5 – strips on front)

Tropical Oasis DSP: envelope liner

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


My friend Jan and I, along with Finn’s….birth mother, Linda…have been on an ongoing group chat on our phones….pretty much since the day that Finn came home with us three-plus years ago.

Yesterday afternoon, Jan sent us a picture of Scout (Finn’s sister) sitting out on the lawn, sniffing the world.  Watching for….anything.

Linda responded with what Finn’s dog-mom… Bonnie….was doing at the time.

And so – I chimed in with….

Kind of all in the family.  All lazing away a Tuesday afternoon in their own “unique” way.   Genetics?  The common thread of The Force?

Who knows.  I DO know that I am grateful on a daily basis that Bonnie is a sleeper.  And that she passed that to my Finny-win.  Cuz…a dog that wants to sleep is a blessing indeed!  😉

TTFN
M

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