2020 January – June Mini Catalog

Stampin’ Up! Video Sneak Peek and Stamps-N-Lingers 2020 Mini Catalog Shares are Open!

Good morning!  Welcome to….18 Days Before Christmas.

Oh good golly!  Whaaaa??!

So – in a continuing effort to bury my head in the sand and pretend I’m further ahead than I really am – let’s do a video tonight, shall we?  We’ll get together at 7pm on my Stamps-N-Lingers FB page and do a fun gift box that you can use all that pretty Designer Series Paper on to make your Holiday (and all-year!) gifting gorgeous!  Take a sneaky peek!

Tonight.  7pm Eastern.  Right here!

Hope to see you there!

Now.  Onward!  Most of you have – or will have soon! – the new 2020 Jan – Jun Mini Catalog and have seen the beautiful papers and embellishments to be had!

And – I know you’ve been anxiously awaiting word on my Catalog Shares – and…here ’tis!

If you do NOT know what a “catalog share” is – it’s….sort of like your first run thru a Cruise Ship buffet.  There’s a TON to choose from – so you try a little dab of everything!  Then you know what to go back to for a second helping. 🙂

In the same vein – a catalog share gives you a chance to try a sample of all the new products in the catalog – and then you can see what you love and go back and purchase full packs of those goodies!

So – you can try a little bit of the beautiful new Designer Series Papers, specialty papers and envelopes, plus fun embellishments with one of my Catalog Shares! I’ll place our Shares order first jump out of the box on 3 Jan 20 and use expedited shipping so I get it back fast!  Then I’ll get it all cut up, packaged and out the door quick as I can – as early in the week of the 6th as I can manage!

Once again, I’m offering a Designer Series Paper share and an Embellishment share with all sorts of fun new goodies!

I’ve got a few options for you to pick from:  a New Designer Series Paper Share, a New Embellishments Share, and an I Want It All Share (this one gets a free extra bonus!!).  And there are even DOUBLE shares, too!

Shares are open to anyone – including demonstrators, so…check it…

1. New Designer Series Paper Share – $15.00 (+$5 First Class Shipping with Tracking)

You’ll get 48 – 6″ x 6″ sheets of beautiful new Designer Series Papers – and 6 Best Dressed 3″ x 3″ Note Cards and Envelopes.  To buy one of each of these packs of papers and notecards would cost you over $86!

  • From My Heart DSP – 6 sheets
  • Parisian Blossoms Specialty DSP – 6 sheets
  • Peaceful Poppies DSP – 6 sheets
  • Birthday Bonanza DSP – 6 sheets
  • Tropical Oasis DSP – 6 sheets
  • Country Club DSP – 6 sheets
  • Best Dressed DSP – 12 sheets
  • Best Dressed 3″ x 3″ Notecards and envelopes – 2 sets of 3 colors (6 total notecard and envelope sets)

2. New Embellishment (No Ribbons) Share – $11.00 (+ $4 First Class Shipping with Tracking) 

In all you’ll receive approx 75 new embellishments!  To buy one of each packs would run you over $39!

  • Heart Doilies – 8 doilies – 4 each in two colors
  • Champagne Rhinestones – 28 total – 4 large, 4 medium and 20 small gems
  • 3″ x 9″ Printed Gusseted Cellophane Bags – 5 bags with ties
  • Assorted PomPoms – 20 pieces – 5 each in 4 colors
  • Tropical Oasis Trinkets – 8 pieces – 2 each of 4 designs
  • Best Dressed Tassels -6 pieces – 2 each of 3 colors

3. I Want It All –  $26 (+$7 Priority Shipping) 

You’ll get shares of all of the new Designer Series Papers, Specialty Papers, note cards and envelopes and embellishments.  And, with an I Want It All order – I’ll also throw in a pack of the new Heart Faceted Gems!

4.  Want Double the Fun? – DOUBLE I Want It All is the way to go!  – $52 (+$7.50 Priority Shipping)

Order a double share of any package.  I’ll cut the paper sheets into 6×12 so that you’ll be able to get 3 full A2 size card fronts from each sheet (except for the best dressed6″ x 6″ DSP – that’s already cut! –  you’ll get double sheets of that one!)  And, with a DOUBLE I Want It All, you’ll get the Heart Faceted Gems AND a pack of Peaceful Poppies Sequins FREE!

  • I’ll submit the order on 3 Jan 20 when the Catalog goes Live
  • You’ll receive a PayPal Invoice on 27 Dec 19 or when I get your order if you place it after the 27th.   I’ll need payment before I submit the shares, please and thank you! 🙂
  • Anyone is welcome to join in my share (please note, I can only ship to addresses within the US or Military APOs).

Deadline to sign up for the shares is 2 Jan 20 at 8pm EST!!

If you’d like to join us, either complete the form below or email the following information to stamps-n-lingers@comcast.net:

  • Your first and last name
  • Email address connected to your Paypal account (Please note I can only accept PayPal for payment unless you’re already a customer of mine. If you are a customer, I can accept a check for payment!)
  • Shipping Address

Let me know if you have any questions. Hope you’ll join the fun! Thanks!

SIGN UP HERE!

Just a note – spaces are limited so….get in on YOUR piece of the Share quick as a bunny!

TTFN

M

 

 

 


HOST CODE FOR 1 DEC – 15 DEC: VFPHM4W9

Use this host code when you order and receive a free gift from me! But, if your order is over $150, please don’t use this code (you’ll miss out on your own Stampin’ Rewards if you use it) but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 from any active catalog! And – you can even select one of the Host-exclusive sets! See my Rewards page for more details.


Going On Now!

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Running thru 2 Jan 20 (but only while supplies last), you can save big on a selection of retiring and surplus items including holiday catalog items, stamp sets, and Paper Pumpkin past kits. You’ll want to shop early to avoid missing out!

And don’t forget: This offer is while supplies last only and popular items will sell out quickly.

The deets:

  • Sales Period: 3 Dec 19 – 2 Jan 20 at 11:50pm (MT)
  • Only items listed on the flyer, Excel spread sheet, and online store are eligible for this promotion.
  • No minimum purchase required.
  • Retiring items from the 2019 holiday catalog are available while supplies last.

Here are handy links to the goodies in my Online Store!

Retiring Favorites    Discounted Products

Stampin’ Up! has also released the list of products in the Holiday Catalog that are carrying over into future catalog!  Yeah!!

Click the links below to see the complete list of retiring and carryover items (those goodies that will be available for purchase in a future catalog!).

****Take a close look at the asterisked items in the Holiday Carryover List…there are a few of your favorite things that are currently sold out and unavailable…but that will be back!!  Like…the Moose Punch, the Feels Like Frost DSP and the Brightly Gleaming DSP (to name a few – there are MORE!).  While they will NOT be available from 2 Jan 20 thru the start of the 2020 Holiday catalog next Fall – they WILL be back!  Check out the full list.

  • Most Wonderful Time Product Medley (item 150705)
  • Christmas Countdown Project Kit (item 150703)
        • Please note: The coordinating Christmas Countdown Stamp Set (item 151833) will not carry over – so you want to get that NOW!
  • Jingle Bells Embellishments (item 149598)
  • Snowflake Sequins Embellishments (item 150443)
  • Feels Like Frost Specialty Designer Series Paper (item 150444)
  • Toile Tidings Designer Series Paper (item 150432)
  • Brightly Gleaming Specialty Designer Series Paper (item 150429)
  • Christmas Gleaming Stamp Set (item 150464)
  • Gleaming Ornament Punch Pack (item 150647)
  • Merry Moose Stamp Set (item 150494)
  • Moose Punch (item 150652)
  • Gather Together Stamp Set (item 150589)
  • Gathered Leaves Dies (item 150662)

Can I get a big Whoo-hoo!?!

Got questions?  Give me a shout!


Thirty-One Gifts Helping You Get Ready for the Holidays!

Check out my Online Store for all the deets!


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


I am both ahead and behind.

We have a tree…

…but no ornaments on it yet.

Finn-y likes to sleep by the lights in the mornings while I walk!!

If I was a single girl – I’d put the tree in my bedroom so that I, too, could sleep with the Christmas lights!  I LOVE them – but they’d keep Wayne awake, so…

Question….are you a White-Lights person or a Colored-Lights person?!? 😉

TTFN

M

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Stampin’ Up! Golden Honey Bee Sneak Peek!

Good morning!  It.  Is.  FRIDAY!! Whoo-hoo!!

AND – all my catalogs are stickered and stuffed and sent!  Double Whooo-hooo!! 🙂

I’ve got a cute little 2020 Jan-Jun Mini Catalog and 2020 Sale-A-Bration Flyer sneak peek for you today.  This set is one I wanted the INSTANT I saw it in the catalog – it’s the Honey Bee Bundle – with the Detailed Bee Dies.  AND – there’s awesome Golden Honey Bee Specialty DSP in the Sale-A-Bration flyer – which means…FREE DESIGNER SERIES PAPER!!  Yikes!!  Take a look-see:

The layout – and a few elements (if you look close, you’ll see what I mean!) in this one – are from this week’s FUSION challenge.

And the color scheme is from the Color Throwdown challenge.

I started with some of the beautiful gold-foil-accented Golden Honey Specialty DSP that I matted on Bermuda Bay for the card front.

On a smaller rectangle of Whisper White, I used my Stamparatus to stamp the curved sentiment from the Honey Bee stamp set (coming on 4 Jan 20!) in Bermuda Bay.  Then I cut out the beehive shape, using the die in the bundled Detailed Bee Die Set.

I used the honeycomb die from the set and cut a couple from a piece of Gold Glimmer Paper.

I used a piece of Daffodil Delight paper from the new Birthday Bonanza DSP (also coming on 4 Jan 20!) behind the beehive.  I adhered the Gold Glimmer honeycomb with Liquid Glue.  Then I adhered the Whisper White panel over top with more Liquid Glue.

On scrap Whisper White, I stamped the large bee and two small bees in Tuxedo Black -and cut them out with their matching die from the Detailed Bee Die set.

Yes – you heard me.  Dies.  That.  Cut.  Bees.

Whaaaaa!??!  How AWESOME is that?!? 🙂

Answer: VERY freakin’ awesome!

I colored their bodies with my Daffodil Delight Stampin’ Write Marker and the wings with my Light Pool Party Stampin’ Blend.  I brushed Clear Wink of Stella over the wings, too.

I used the marker-to-rubber technique to color the two flower images – Pear Pizzazz for the stems and leaves and Daffodil Delight for the flowers.  This technique is made SO much easier with the Stamparatus – it means you can stamp over the image as many times as you need!  I cut the flowers with their matching dies.  And some Gold Glimmer hearts, too!

I adhered the flowers and hearts and the right-most little bee with Liquid Glue.  Then I added the second small bee and the large guy with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added some Pear Pizzazz “faux stitches” with my Stampin’ Write Marker and the card was done!

On the inside, I added a stamped-off-once Daffodil Delight beehive from the Honey Bee set in the center of a Whisper White panel.   Over top, I added a second sentiment in Bermuda Bay.  Then I added a single flower – once again using the marker-to-rubber technique.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Bermuda Bay mat and into my Pear Pizzazz card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got a full-strength Daffodil Delight beehive on the front – plus a couple of little Tuxedo Black bees…

…and some more of the Golden Honey Specialty DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  You guys – I was TOTALLY right to covet this set when I saw it!  The Honey Bee stamp set is adorable – and the bundled Detailed Bee Dies cut.  Out.  BEES!  Like…bee-legs.  And bee-antenna.  NO fussy cutting!  Whoo-hoo!!  Add in the Golden Honey Specialty DSP (that you’ll be able to pick up for free during Sale-A-Bration with a $50 order before shipping and tax!  I hope you LIKE – add this one to your Wish List as soon as your catalog arrives.  It’s on page 30.  Just sayin’! 😉

TTFN

M

 

 

 


HOST CODE FOR 1 DEC – 15 DEC: VFPHM4W9

Use this host code when you order and receive a free gift from me! But, if your order is over $150, please don’t use this code (you’ll miss out on your own Stampin’ Rewards if you use it) but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 from any active catalog! And – you can even select one of the Host-exclusive sets! See my Rewards page for more details.


Going On Now!

Image may contain: text

Running thru 2 Jan 20 (but only while supplies last), you can save big on a selection of retiring and surplus items including holiday catalog items, stamp sets, and Paper Pumpkin past kits. You’ll want to shop early to avoid missing out!

And don’t forget: This offer is while supplies last only and popular items will sell out quickly.

The deets:

  • Sales Period: 3 Dec 19 – 2 Jan 20 at 11:50pm (MT)
  • Only items listed on the flyer, Excel spread sheet, and online store are eligible for this promotion.
  • No minimum purchase required.
  • Retiring items from the 2019 holiday catalog are available while supplies last.

Here are handy links to the goodies in my Online Store!

Retiring Favorites    Discounted Products

Stampin’ Up! has also released the list of products in the Holiday Catalog that are carrying over into future catalog!  Yeah!!

Click the links below to see the complete list of retiring and carryover items (those goodies that will be available for purchase in a future catalog!).

****Take a close look at the asterisked items in the Holiday Carryover List…there are a few of your favorite things that are currently sold out and unavailable…but that will be back!!  Like…the Moose Punch, the Feels Like Frost DSP and the Brightly Gleaming DSP (to name a few – there are MORE!).  While they will NOT be available from 2 Jan 20 thru the start of the 2020 Holiday catalog next Fall – they WILL be back!  Check out the full list.

  • Most Wonderful Time Product Medley (item 150705)
  • Christmas Countdown Project Kit (item 150703)
        • Please note: The coordinating Christmas Countdown Stamp Set (item 151833) will not carry over – so you want to get that NOW!
  • Jingle Bells Embellishments (item 149598)
  • Snowflake Sequins Embellishments (item 150443)
  • Feels Like Frost Specialty Designer Series Paper (item 150444)
  • Toile Tidings Designer Series Paper (item 150432)
  • Brightly Gleaming Specialty Designer Series Paper (item 150429)
  • Christmas Gleaming Stamp Set (item 150464)
  • Gleaming Ornament Punch Pack (item 150647)
  • Merry Moose Stamp Set (item 150494)
  • Moose Punch (item 150652)
  • Gather Together Stamp Set (item 150589)
  • Gathered Leaves Dies (item 150662)

Can I get a big Whoo-hoo!?!

Got questions?  Give me a shout!


Thirty-One Gifts Helping You Get Ready for the Holidays!

Check out my Online Store for all the deets!


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

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

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

Whisper White Card Stock:  3″ x 4″ (art panel); 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner); Detailed Bee Die cut shapes

Gold Glimmer Paper: Detailed Bee die cut honeycomb and hearts

Golden Honey Specialty DSP (coming on 4 Jan 20):  3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front); envelope flap

Birthday Bonanza DSP (coming on 4 Jan 20): 2 7/8″ x 3 7/8″ (behind the beehive)


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


Finn and I stuffed and mailed 2020 Jan – June Mini Catalogs and 2020 Sale-A-Bration catalogs on Wednesday and Thursday!

Finn is mostly moral support.  Lack of thumbs.  And – can’t go in the Post Office! 😉

But – he HELPED!!

So…if you know you’re getting one of these packages – be on the lookout!

If you’re not sure…holler at me! 😉

If Finn answers the phone…just ask for me!

TTFN

M

P.S.  Happy Birthday, Handaddy – I miss you every single day.  But – I know you’re watching over us! Love.

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Stampin’ Up! Get the Best Dressed Lady Bug Back on Her Feet, Year-End Closeout and Last Day for Free Shipping!

Happy Tuesday!  Happy End-of-Year Clearance!  This is the time of year to save on your favorite goodies!  And you can see which of your favorite goodies will be available to you in future catalogs, too!

My card for today, though – looks forward to the 2020 Jan-Jun Mini Catalog and the Sale-A-Bration goodies!  In this year’s SAB (that’s demo-speak for Sale-A-Bration!) – there’s a special little stamp set going to be available to you.  It’s called Little Ladybug and it’s a set that you’ll get FREE with a $300 workshop or individual order during SAB!  That will be in ADDITION to the SAB goodies that you’ll earn based on your purchase amount.  How cool is that??

I combined this totes-adorbs FREE Host set with some pretty Best Dressed 6″ x 6″ DSP (coming on 4 Jan in the 2020 Jan-Jun Mini catalog) and a cute little sentiment from the Back On Your Feet set (in the Annual Catalog).  Take a look-see:

The layout for this one is from the FabFriday sketch challenge this week!

And I played along with the Just Us Girls Wild Card Week challenge, too!

I started with a Daffodil Delight piece of paper from the new Best Dressed 6″ x 6″ DSP – its the same size as the front of my Daffodil Delight card base.  I adhered the panel to the card front with Liquid Glue.

Next up is a different piece of the paper – this one in a beautiful floral – that I matted on Petal Pink and then popped onto the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I cut a strip of yet another design in the DSP, bannerized the end with my Paper Snips and adhered it with Liquid Glue.

The sentiment, from Little Ladybug, is stamped on the Daffodil Delight DSP in Lovely Lipstick.  Then I snipped a banner end in that and adhered it with Liquid Glue.

On a piece of Whisper White, I stamped the large flower and one of the ladybugs in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  I colored the flower with my Daffodil Delight Stampin’ Blends Combo and the leaves with Light Old Olive and Light Mint Macaron Blends.  The ladybug uses my Lovely Lipstick and Smokey Slate Blends Combos and my Light Petal Pink (for her face).  I brushed some Clear Wink of Stella over her wings for a little shine.

Then I fussy cut the flower and ladybug!

I adhered the flower first – with a Stampin’ Dimensional and some Liquid Glue – then added Lady Bug over top with Liquid Glue.

A few Old Olive gems from the Noble Peacock Rhinestones – on the sentiment banner and around the flower – finished off the card front!

On the inside, I added a sentiment from the Back On Your Feet stamp set in Lovely Lipstick on a Whisper White panel.  Underneath, I stamped the cute little line of ladybugs in Tuxedo Black and colored them with my Light Lovely Lipstick, Smoky Slate and Petal Pink Blends.  Then I popped on another Noble Peacock gem.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Petal Pink mat and into my Daffodil Delight card base and the card was done!

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got Little Ladybug ladybugs all across the bottom…

…and more of the gorgeous Best Dressed 6″ x 6″ DSP on the envelope flap!

Et Voila.  This Little Ladybug set is SERIOUSLY CUTE, yes?  And how HANDY that it will be FREE!  I am also so loving the Best Dressed 6″ x 6″ DSP – gorgeous colors and patterns (floral and geometric!) – it’s going to be a winner and it’s part of a beautiful Suite of goodies!!  I hope you like!

TTFN

M

 

 

 

P.S. Speaking of catalogs – there’s still time to get on my mailing list for the Big 2020 Jan-Jun Mini Catalog Send Out!  I’ve printed mailing labels and stuffed envelopes – as soon as I get the catalogs in hand – they’ll be out the door!  Just place a minimum $50 order before shipping and tax on my Online Store before 5 Dec – and…there’ll be one on the way to YOU, too! 🙂

 


HOST CODE FOR 1 DEC – 15 DEC: VFPHM4W9

Use this host code when you order and receive a free gift from me! But, if your order is over $150, please don’t use this code (you’ll miss out on your own Stampin’ Rewards if you use it) but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 from any active catalog! And – you can even select one of the Host-exclusive sets! See my Rewards page for more details.


Stamps-N-Lingers Free Shipping Offer – ENDS TONIGHT!

Hey y’all – I’ve decided to go ahead and EXTEND my Free Shipping Offer thru today to let y’all take full advantage of the Year-End Closeout Sale!  All orders over $50 before shipping and tax qualify!!   🙂

***Please note…for orders placed today (TUESDAY) I’ll refund your shipping fees either through PayPal or by mailing you a check (your choice).  Please place your own online orders for Tuesday (and remember to use my Host Code!) so that you don’t miss out on any of those sale items while waiting on an invoice!***

Your order will still qualify for a free thank you gift from me and for my Peppermint Reward Points!  Orders of $150+ will also qualify for Stampin’ Rewards from Stampin’ Up!!

Feel free reach out to me at stamps-n-lingers@comcast.net if you have any questions!!


Going On Now!

Image may contain: text

Running thru 2 Jan 20 (but only while supplies last), you can save big on a selection of retiring and surplus items including holiday catalog items, stamp sets, and Paper Pumpkin past kits. You’ll want to shop early to avoid missing out!

And don’t forget: This offer is while supplies last only and popular items will sell out quickly.

The deets:

  • Sales Period: 3 Dec 19 – 2 Jan 20 at 11:50pm (MT)
  • Only items listed on the flyer, Excel spread sheet, and online store are eligible for this promotion.
  • No minimum purchase required.
  • Retiring items from the 2019 holiday catalog are available while supplies last.

Here are handy links to the goodies in my Online Store!

Retiring Favorites    Discounted Products

Stampin’ Up! has also released the list of products in the Holiday Catalog that are carrying over into future catalog!  Yeah!!

Click the links below to see the complete list of retiring and carryover items (those goodies that will be available for purchase in a future catalog!).

****Take a close look at the asterisked items in the Holiday Carryover List…there are a few of your favorite things that are currently sold out and unavailable…but that will be back!!  Like…the Moose Punch, the Feels Like Frost DSP and the Brightly Gleaming DSP (to name a few – there are MORE!).  While they will NOT be available from 2 Jan 20 thru the start of the 2020 Holiday catalog next Fall – they WILL be back!  Check out the full list.

  • Most Wonderful Time Product Medley (item 150705)
  • Christmas Countdown Project Kit (item 150703)
        • Please note: The coordinating Christmas Countdown Stamp Set (item 151833) will not carry over – so you want to get that NOW!
  • Jingle Bells Embellishments (item 149598)
  • Snowflake Sequins Embellishments (item 150443)
  • Feels Like Frost Specialty Designer Series Paper (item 150444)
  • Toile Tidings Designer Series Paper (item 150432)
  • Brightly Gleaming Specialty Designer Series Paper (item 150429)
  • Christmas Gleaming Stamp Set (item 150464)
  • Gleaming Ornament Punch Pack (item 150647)
  • Merry Moose Stamp Set (item 150494)
  • Moose Punch (item 150652)
  • Gather Together Stamp Set (item 150589)
  • Gathered Leaves Dies (item 150662)

Can I get a big Whoo-hoo!?!

Got questions?  Give me a shout!


Thirty-One Gifts Helping You Get Ready for the Holidays!


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Daffodil Delight Card Stock: 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ (card base, scored and folded at 4 1/4″)

Petal Pink Card Stock:  3 1/2″ x 4 1/2″ (mat for card front); 4′ x 5 1/4″ (mat for inner liner)

Whisper White Card Stock:  3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner);  Little Ladybug fussy cut flower and ladybug

Best Dressed 6″ x 6″ DSP:  4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ (adhered on card front); 7/8″ x 3 1/4″ (sentiment strip); 1/2″ x 2 3/4″ (banner behind sentiment); 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


In the ongoing effort to “feed the cat”  – her Dad and I take turns trying to entice her with wunnermus treats.

Finn finds it all disgusting.

And..endlessly fascinating!

It’s a hard thing for him – cuz those treats seem WONDERFUL AWESOME DELECTABLE AND THE BESTEST EVER.

She’s just dumb, Dad – give that to me!! I’LL eat it!

TTFN

M

Categories: 2019-2020 Annual Catalog, 2020 January - June Mini Catalog, 2020 Occasions Catalog Sneak Peek, 2020 Occasions Mini Catalog, 2020 Sale-A-Bration Flyer, 2020 Sale-A-Bration Sneak Peek, Free Shipping, Get Well Soon, Year End Closeout | Tags: , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Peaceful Painted Moments and Poppies Sneak Peek and Year-End Closeout Sale!

Happy Monday!  Day 2 of December – the countdown to Christmas is TRULY on, isn’t it?!?

Today is Cyber Monday – and…I’ve still got my Free Shipping special going on.  But – I’ve decided to EXTEND it one day so you guys can all hit the End of Year Clearance Sale that starts tomorrow!  All the deets are down below – so…ENJOY and happy shopping and saving! 🙂

My card today is another sneak peek of one of my favorite new Suites in the 2020 Jan – Jun Mini Catalog – the Peaceful Poppies Suite!  I used the Painted Poppies and bundled Painted Labels dies and the Peaceful Moments stamp set – plus some of the gorgeous Peaceful Poppies DSP.  Take a look-see:

The layout for this one was inspired by the Freshly Made Sketches challenge this week!

I started with some poppy-strewn paper from the Peaceful Poppies DSP that I matted on Old Olive for the card front.

The art panel is a smaller piece of Whisper White.  I used my Stamparatus to stamp the Painted Poppies image in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.

I used my Clear Wink of Stella Glitter Brush to pick up ink from the lid of my Poppy Parade ink pad and colored the poppies.

Around the field of poppies, I added the small splatter image from Painted Poppies in stamped-off-TWICE Flirty Flamingo.

I matted the panel on Old Olive and adhered it to the card front with Liquid Glue.

I wrapped some new Whisper White 1/4″ Crinkled Seam Binding Ribbon (coming on 4 Jan 20) around the card front – securing it in the back with Glue Dots.

For the sentiment, I stamped the Peaceful Moments sentiment in Old Olive on Whisper White and cut it with the die in the Painted Labels Die set.  I popped it over the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I wrapped another piece of the Whisper White 1/4″ Crinkled Seam Binding Ribbon around the first piece – next to the sentiment – and tied a bow.

I stuck a little flower-shaped sequin from the new Peaceful Poppies Sequins onto the sentiment with Liquid Glue.  Then I added a small Rhinestone Basic Jewel in the middle.  And that was it for the card front!

On the inside, I added a second Peaceful Moments sentiment in Old Olive to a Whisper White panel.  Then I used my Stamparatus to add a second Painted Poppies flower image in Tuxedo Black.  I painted the image with my Clear Wink brush – using Poppy Parade and Old Olive inks.  A Peaceful Poppies Sequin and Rhinestone added a little sparkle.  Finally – I added the splatter image again in stamped-off-TWICE Flirty Flamingo all around the sides.

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

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got the Painted Poppies flower and splatters on the front…

…and more of that Peaceful Poppies DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  I am a little gobsmacked every time I see this Peaceful Poppies DSP, aren’t you?  It is just so darned beautiful – with its vibrant colors and gorgeous poppies strewn all about!  And the Painted Poppies and Peaceful Moments bundles – the “anchors” of the Suite – are the absolutely perfect accompaniments to it, don’t you think?  I hope you like!  Come on 4 Jan!! 🙂

TTFN

M

 

 

 

P.S. Speaking of catalogs – there’s still time to get on my mailing list for the Big 2020 Jan-Jun Mini Catalog Send Out!  I’m printing mailing labels and stuffing envelopes – as soon as I get the catalogs in hand – they’ll be out the door!  Just place a minimum $50 order before shipping and tax on my Online Store before 5 Dec – and…there’ll be one on the way to YOU, too! 🙂

P.P.S.  There’s still time to get 15% off SITE-WIDE and FREE SHIPPING on orders over $100 at Stamp-N-Storage!  Sale continues thru the end of the day!  🙂


HOST CODE FOR 1 DEC – 15 DEC: VFPHM4W9

Use this host code when you order and receive a free gift from me! But, if your order is over $150, please don’t use this code (you’ll miss out on your own Stampin’ Rewards if you use it) but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 from any active catalog! And – you can even select one of the Host-exclusive sets! See my Rewards page for more details.


Stamps-N-Lingers Free Shipping Offer – EXTENDED ONE DAY!

Hey y’all – since we know that tomorrow is going to kick off the Stampin’ Up! End of Year Clearance Sale – I’ve decided to go ahead and EXTEND my Free Shipping Offer ONE MORE day to let y’all take full advantage of BOTH chances to save some money!  The how-to’s and wherefore’s of the special remain the same!  Remember though – today and tomorrow – and that’s it! 🙂

***Please note…for orders placed on Tuesday, I will refund your shipping fees either through PayPal or by mailing you a check (your choice).  Please place your own online orders for Tuesday (and remember to use my Host Code!) so that you don’t miss out on any of those sale items while waiting on an invoice!***

To get free shipping (on Monday only!), here’s what you need to do:

  • Email me your order totaling $50 or greater in merchandise to stamps-n-lingers@comcast.net between now and Monday, 2 December.
    • Please DO NOT respond to this blog post with your order.  Unfortunately, your email will go to a “do not respond” inbox and never get to me.  So please email the order to stamps-n-lingers@comcast.net so that I get your order!
    • If it is easier for you, feel free to enter the items into your shopping cart in my online store and then copy and paste the cart into your email to me (just do not submit the order).
  • Please include your name, street address, city, state and zip code in your email with your order.  This will be a huge help to me and speed up the process for entering your order. And don’t forget – I can’t ship outside the Continental US (except to military addresses!) OR to PO Boxes!
  • I’ll send a PayPal invoice for the total amount due minus the shipping fee (your local sales tax will still apply).  You can securely make your payment with a credit card or with PayPal funds.
    • You do NOT NEED to have a PayPal account set up to pay the invoice!  Simply click on the “pay by credit card” option, enter your information and submit the payment.
  • Once your payment is received, I’ll submit your order and send you a copy of your Stampin’ Up! receipt.  Your order will ship directly to you from Stampin’ Up! as soon as it is processed through the warehouse.

Your order will still qualify for a free thank you gift from me and for my Peppermint Reward Points!  Orders of $150+ will also qualify for Stampin’ Rewards from Stampin’ Up!!

I’ll respond to your emailed orders just as quickly as I can.  If you haven’t heard from me or haven’t seen an invoice from PayPal within a few hours, feel free reach out to me again at stamps-n-lingers@comcast.net to make sure that I got your order.


Starting Tomorrow!

Stampin’ Up!’s Year-End Closeout is almost here! Beginning December 3 and while supplies last, you can save big on a selection of retiring and surplus items including holiday catalog items, stamp sets, and Paper Pumpkin past kits. You’ll want to shop early to avoid missing out! Supplies are limited and popular items will sell out quickly. This amazing sale ends on January 2.  Stayed tuned for more info!


Thirty-One Gifts Helping You Get Ready for the Holidays!


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Poppy Parade Card Stock: 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ (card base, scored and folded at 4 1/4″)

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

Whisper White Card Stock: 3 1/8″ x 4 1/8″ (art panel on front); 4″ x 5 1/4″ (inner liner);  Painted Labels die cut (sentiment)

Peaceful Poppies DSP:  4″ x 5 1/4″ (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


Prepare yourself.

What is to come is a true spectacle of…over-indulged dog.

Three pictures.  Few words.

Just pointing out….DAD’S legs….DAD’S plate.

TTFN

M

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Stampin’ Up! Happy Breathtaking Bouquet Birthday To You Sneak Peek

Good morning, y’all!  Happy DECEMBER!!  Hope your weekend is going well – and if you’re one of the trillion people getting on the road (or in the air) today to head home – BE SAFE!!

If you were able to join me last night for my Facebook Live video, I appreciate you spending part of your Holiday Weekend with me!  If not, but you’d like to see the not-so-instant replay, here you go!

I saw this technique done by Jenny Hall, on a Splitcoast Stampers Wednesday tutorial, and thought it was really cool.  And also easy!  So…I used it to give you a Sneak Peek of a couple of new stamp sets in the 2020 Jan – Jun Mini Catalog and 2020 Sale-A-Bration catalogs.  I used the Breathtaking Bouquet background stamp (in the Mini Catalog) and the Happy Birthday to You stamp set (which will be FREE with a $50 purchase during Sale-A-Bration).  Take a look-see:

My color palette is from the Global Design Project challenge this week!

And it plays well with the Watercooler Wednesday Challenge!

Let me start by saying that the Stamparatus is a KEY player on this card – so…if you do NOT have one…I strongly urge you to get one now!  Especially given that you could get FREE SHIPPING from me… 😉

I started by placing a piece of Flirty Flamingo card stock into my Stamparatus and stamping the big and gorgeous Breathtaking Bouquet Background image on it in Crumb Cake Ink.

Then I placed an equal-size piece of Whisper White in the exact same spot and stamped IT in Crumb Cake.

Then I cut both panels down to 3 3/4″ x 5″.

I cut the Flirty Flamingo panel at 3 1/2″ from the top (along the long side).  Then I trimmed one inch off the bottom piece – making sure I cut the ALREADY CUT edge (I did not cut from the Bottom – but from the middle.  Watch the video to help make sense of that!).  I saved that 1″ piece!

I stuck the panels back into my Stamparatus and dry fit the two Flirty Flamingo pieces atop the Whisper White piece.  Then I arranged my sentiment from the Sale-A-Bration set Happy Birthday to You in the gap.  I removed the Flirty Flamingo pieces and stamped the sentiment several times in Mossy Meadow to get it as dark as I wanted it.

I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Mossy Meadow mat with Liquid Glue, then used Stampin’ Dimensionals to adhere the two flirty Flamingo pieces in place.  All that stamping means…the image continues perfectly right across the gap!

I added a Linen Thread double-loop bow with a Glue Dot and a simple bow from Mossy Meadow Linen Thread (Magnolia Lane Ribbon Combo Pack) with a dab of Liquid Glue.  A single Rhinestone Basic Jewel by the sentiment and a couple under the bows finished off the card front!

On the inside, I added a second sentiment from Happy Birthday to You in Mossy Meadow on a Whisper White cardstock panel.  Across the bottom I adhered the 1″ piece from the front – matted on Mossy Meadow.  Then I surrounded the sentiment with some Crumb Cake dots from the Happy Birthday to You set.

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

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got another sentiment from Happy Birthday to You in Mossy Meadow – and some Crumb Cake dots – on the front…

…and a piece of Flirty Flamingo paper from the Brights 6″ x 6″ DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  How gorgeous is this stamp?  Breathtaking Bouquet is SUCH an accurate name – it is just stunning!  And this simple technique shows it off to perfection – and lets the Happy Birthday to You sentiment take center stage!  I hope you like!  And…how long is that wish list getting, anyway?!?  The 2020 Jan – Jun Mini Catalog and SALE-A-BRATION will be here before you know it!

TTFN

M

 

 

 

P.S. Speaking of catalogs – there’s still time to get on my mailing list for next week’s Big Send Out!  Just place a minimum $50 order before shipping and tax on my Online Store before 5 Dec – and…you’ll be there! 🙂

P.P.S.  There’s still time to get 15% off SITE-WIDE and FREE SHIPPING on orders over $100 at Stamp-N-Storage!  Sale continues thru 2 Dec. 🙂


HOST CODE FOR 1 DEC – 15 DEC: VFPHM4W9

Use this host code when you order and receive a free gift from me! But, if your order is over $150, please don’t use this code (you’ll miss out on your own Stampin’ Rewards if you use it) but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 from any active catalog! And – you can even select one of the Host-exclusive sets! See my Rewards page for more details.


Stamps-N-Lingers Free Shipping Offer!

To get free shipping, here’s what you need to do:

  • Email me your order totaling $50 or greater in merchandise to stamps-n-lingers@comcast.net between now and Monday, 2 December.
    • Please DO NOT respond to this blog post with your order.  Unfortunately, your email will go to a “do not respond” inbox and never get to me.  So please email the order to stamps-n-lingers@comcast.net so that I get your order!
    • If it is easier for you, feel free to enter the items into your shopping cart in my online store and then copy and paste the cart into your email to me (just do not submit the order).
  • Please include your name, street address, city, state and zip code in your email with your order.  This will be a huge help to me and speed up the process for entering your order. And don’t forget – I can’t ship outside the Continental US (except to military addresses!) OR to PO Boxes!
  • I’ll send a PayPal invoice for the total amount due minus the shipping fee (your local sales tax will still apply).  You can securely make your payment with a credit card or with PayPal funds.
    • You do NOT NEED to have a PayPal account set up to pay the invoice!  Simply click on the “pay by credit card” option, enter your information and submit the payment.
  • Once your payment is received, I’ll submit your order and send you a copy of your Stampin’ Up! receipt.  Your order will ship directly to you from Stampin’ Up! as soon as it is processed through the warehouse.

Your order will still qualify for a free thank you gift from me and for my Peppermint Reward Points!  Orders of $150+ will also qualify for Stampin’ Rewards from Stampin’ Up!!

I’ll respond to your emailed orders just as quickly as I can.  If you haven’t heard from me or haven’t seen an invoice from PayPal within a few hours, feel free reach out to me again at stamps-n-lingers@comcast.net to make sure that I got your order.


Thirty-One Gifts Helping You Get Ready for the Holidays!


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

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

Mossy Meadow Card Stock:  3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); 1 1/8″ x 3 7/8″ (mat for inner liner strip)

Whisper White Card Stock:  3 3/4″ x 5″ (sentiment – full panel under Flirty Flamingo panel)

Flirty Flamingo Card Stock: 3 3/4″ x 5″ (card front)

Brights 6″ x 6″ DSP:  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


Hard to say who’s enjoying this more…Finn?

Or Wayne?

Probably NOT Mr. Octopus… 😉

TTFN

M

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Stampin’ Up! Layered Breathtaking Bouquet Video Sneak Peek

Good morning – hope you’re enjoying the long Holiday weekend!  And aren’t TOO tired of leftovers yet.  I actually LOVE leftovers – Wayne…not so much!  Are you a lover-of, hater-of…tolerator-of? 🙂

I’ll be doing a Live video tonight at 7pm over on my Stamps-N-Lingers FB page – we’re going to make a super easy and pretty card using the new Breathtaking Bouquet Background stamp set – coming on 4 Jan 20!  Take a Sneaky Peek:

I hope you can join me to see this fun little technique!

Tonight.  7pm Eastern.  Right here!

TTFN

M

 

 

 

P.S. Speaking of catalogs – there’s still time to get on my mailing list for next week’s Big Send Out!  Just place a minimum $50 order before shipping and tax on my Online Store before 5 Dec – and…you’ll be there! 🙂

P.P.S.  There’s still time to get 15% off SITE-WIDE and FREE SHIPPING on orders over $100 at Stamp-N-Storage!  Sale continues thru 2 Dec. 🙂


HOST CODE FOR 16 NOV – 30 NOV: AUXHZH7D

Use this host code when you order and receive a free gift from me! But, if your order is over $150, please don’t use this code (you’ll miss out on your own Stampin’ Rewards if you use it) but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 from any active catalog! And – you can even select one of the Host-exclusive sets! See my Rewards page for more details.


Stamps-N-Lingers Free Shipping Offer!

To get free shipping, here’s what you need to do:

  • Email me your order totaling $50 or greater in merchandise to stamps-n-lingers@comcast.net between now and Monday, 2 December.
    • Please DO NOT respond to this blog post with your order.  Unfortunately, your email will go to a “do not respond” inbox and never get to me.  So please email the order to stamps-n-lingers@comcast.net so that I get your order!
    • If it is easier for you, feel free to enter the items into your shopping cart in my online store and then copy and paste the cart into your email to me (just do not submit the order).
  • Please include your name, street address, city, state and zip code in your email with your order.  This will be a huge help to me and speed up the process for entering your order. And don’t forget – I can’t ship outside the Continental US (except to military addresses!) OR to PO Boxes!
  • I’ll send a PayPal invoice for the total amount due minus the shipping fee (your local sales tax will still apply).  You can securely make your payment with a credit card or with PayPal funds.
    • You do NOT NEED to have a PayPal account set up to pay the invoice!  Simply click on the “pay by credit card” option, enter your information and submit the payment.
  • Once your payment is received, I’ll submit your order and send you a copy of your Stampin’ Up! receipt.  Your order will ship directly to you from Stampin’ Up! as soon as it is processed through the warehouse.

Your order will still qualify for a free thank you gift from me and for my Peppermint Reward Points!  Orders of $150+ will also qualify for Stampin’ Rewards from Stampin’ Up!!

I’ll respond to your emailed orders just as quickly as I can.  If you haven’t heard from me or haven’t seen an invoice from PayPal within a few hours, feel free reach out to me again at stamps-n-lingers@comcast.net to make sure that I got your order.


Thirty-One Gifts Helping You Get Ready for the Holidays!


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


Black Friday at the Deatherage household!!

Feed the ponies and watch for our deer….

No, Mom – we should NOT go to the shopping center, the grocery store, the Post Office…nope.  We should stay right here!  Are you WHACK?!?

We should….watch movies and take a nap!

So…that’s exactly what we did! 😉

TTFN

M

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Stampin’ Up! Under My Umbrella Sneak Peek Friends Forever

Happy Day-After-Thanksgiving-AKA-Christmas-Decorations-Day-AKA-LOCK-THE-DOOR-AND-HIDE-UNDER-THE-COVERS-CUZ-IT’S-BLACK-FRIDAY!!

Do YOU go out on Black Friday?

If Finn or Katy HAD to go to the vet – I’d go.  But that’s about the only reason I’d leave my place on Black Friday!

Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving – and have recovered from any possible over-indulgence!  We had a wonderful afternoon with our friends.

Before I started cooking yesterday, I made a fun little card to share with you today – with a little Sneak Peek from the 2020 Jan – Jun Mini Catalog.  This is a great card for a friend and it uses a nice little bundle that you MIGHT overlook when you get your catalog – called Under My Umbrella with the bundled Umbrella Punch.  Take a look-see:

The layout for this one is loosely inspired by this week’s challenge from The Paper Players – and a bit of a CASE from the new catalog!

I started with a piece of our Fluid 100 Watercolor paper for the card front.  Using Pool Party Ink and my Aqua Painter, I picked up ink from the lid and swiped it across the top of the panel to create “sky”.  For the ground, I used my Clear Wink of Stella Glitter Brush in the same way to “watercolor” some Smoky Slate.

The rain is Pool Party, using an image in the set – I stamped here and there, twice without re-inking.

I adhered the panel to a Pretty Peacock mat with Liquid Glue.

I stamped the sentiment from the Under My Umbrella set (coming on 4 Jan 20) in Pretty Peacock.  I love that sentiment, don’t you? 🙂

I used Tuxedo Black Memento Ink to stamp the umbrella image on a beautiful piece of paper from the new Parisian Blossoms Specialty DSP (also coming on 4 Jan!).  Then I punched that with the bundled Umbrella Punch.

I also used the punch to make the handle – which is stamped in Soft Suede on Soft Suede cardstock.

The flowers and the rain boots are fussy cut!

I stamped several of the flower images in Tuxedo Black on Whisper White, and the rain boots on a piece of Daffodil Delight paper in the Brights 6″ x 6″ DSP.  Then I fussy cut them all!

The flowers are colored with my Clear Wink of Stella brush, in Petal Pink, Cherry Cobbler, Pineapple Punch, Pear Pizzazz, and Pool Party.

With everything cut and ready to go – I created my focal art.

 

I adhered the boots and the handle with Liquid Glue.  Then I added two of the flower bunches with Liquid Glue over the handle.

Next, I popped the umbrella on with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  The last flower spray is adhered with a Mini Stampin’ Dimensional and Liquid Glue.

I finished off with a few Frosted drops from the Frosted & Clear Epoxy Droplets – and the card front was done!

On the inside, I added a second sentiment from Under My Umbrella in Pretty Peacock on a Very Vanilla panel.  Over the sentiment, I stamped the rain image a couple of times in stamped-off-once Pool Party ink.  Then I added some flowers in the corners in Tuxedo Black, coloring them as I’d done on the front of the card.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Pretty Peacock mat and into my Smoky Slate card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Very Vanilla Medium Envelope got more Under My Umbrella flowers on the front…

…and a little more of the Parisian Blossoms Specialty DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  This Under My Umbrella stamp set and bundled Umbrella Punch might be a bit of a fly-over bundle – but…don’t let it be!  It has such cool sentiments – perfectly matched to the umbrella, flowers and rain images.  And…PUNCH!!  Loves me some punches!  I hope you like and that you’ll consider this one for your Wish List!

TTFN

M

 

 

 

P.S. Speaking of catalogs – there’s still time to get on my mailing list for next week’s Big Send Out!  Just place a minimum $50 order before shipping and tax on my Online Store before 5 Dec – and…you’ll be there! 🙂


HOST CODE FOR 16 NOV – 30 NOV: AUXHZH7D

Use this host code when you order and receive a free gift from me! But, if your order is over $150, please don’t use this code (you’ll miss out on your own Stampin’ Rewards if you use it) but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 from any active catalog! And – you can even select one of the Host-exclusive sets! See my Rewards page for more details.


Gift Certificates Always Fit!

‘Tis the Season for giving Gift Certificates and…I’ve got you covered!  Give me a holler and we’ll get you started.  I’ll even send a catalog to your giftee!!


Big Sales From Stamp-N-Storage

Stamp-N-Storage is having some HUGE sales this week – and including FREE SHIPPING on orders over $100 in the continental US.  Find 15 – 20% savings all over the store!  Check my original post for all the deets! 🙂


Thirty-One Gifts Helping You Get Ready for the Holidays!


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

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

Pretty Peacock:  3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (mats for card front and for inner liner)

Fluid 100 Watercolor Paper: 3 3/4″ x 5″ (card front)

Very Vanilla Card Stock: 3 3/4″ x 5″ (inner liner)

Whisper White Card Stock:  Fussy cut Under My Umbrella flowers

Soft Suede Card Stock: Punched umbrella handle

Brights 6″ x 6″ DSP:  Fussy cut Under My Umbrella boots

Parisian Blossoms Specialty DSP: Punched Under My Umbrella Umbrella; 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


So – do you guys decorate the day after Thanksgiving?  We usually do.

Or I always want to – sometimes my “want” and my “do” are at odds with each other.

But – one thing is fur sure…

It’s beginning to look a lot like a puppy Christmas!

I THINK his Dad might have let him peek – even after I told him not to…maybe he’ll forget what he saw by the 25th! 😉

TTFN

M

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Stampin’ Up! Detailed Bells are Ringing for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Happy Thanksgiving, y’all!  Hope you have a most wonderful day with friends and family!  Thanks for taking a minute out of your holiday to take a peek at today’s Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop!!  We’ve got a color challenge today – 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!

Our colors are simple and classic and elegant so…I pulled out the Bells Are Ringing stamp set and bundled Detailed Bells dies.  Plus a couple of fun embossing folders.  Take a look-see:

And – here’s the colors we were playing with!

I also borrowed some design inspiration from the CAS(E) This Sketch challenge this week.

I started with two pieces of Very Vanilla cardstock.  I used my Stamparatus to stamp a little sentiment from the Itty Bitty Christmas stamp set in Night of Navy near the bottom of the panel.  Then I embossed the panel in the Subtle 3D Embossing Folder and matted it on Night of Navy.  For the smaller panel, I pulled out the brand new Parisian Flourish 3D Embossing Folder (coming on 4 Jan in the 2020 Jan – Jun Mini Catalog).  I embossed the panel, matted it on Night of Navy and adhered it to the card front with Liquid Glue.

With the Detailed Bells Dies, I cut out two smaller solid bells in Very Vanilla and a larger solid bell in Night of Navy.  I also cut some detailed bells – two in Night of Navy and one in Copper Foil.

I adhered the detailed bells to their solid counterparts with Liquid Glue.  Then I adhered the smaller bells to the card front with Liquid Glue and popped the large bell on with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I tied a little bow from 1/4″ Copper Trim and adhered it with a Glue Dot – and the card front was done!

On the inside, I added a sentiment from Bells Are Ringing in Night of Navy to a Very Vanilla panel.  In the corner, I stamped a small bell in Night of Navy.  Over the top, I added a Copper Foil Detailed Bell die cut with Liquid Glue.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Night of Navy mat and into my Very Vanilla card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done.

My Very Vanilla Medium Envelope got some Night of Navy bells on the front…

…and a Night of Navy bow on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  Easy and elegant – the Bells Are Ringing Bundle, with the beautiful Detailed Bells dies – are perfect for the holiday season!  And the sweet sentiments in the Itty Bitty Christmas stamp set add just the right touch.  I hope you like!

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 16 NOV – 30 NOV: AUXHZH7D

Use this host code when you order and receive a free gift from me! But, if your order is over $150, please don’t use this code (you’ll miss out on your own Stampin’ Rewards if you use it) but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 from any active catalog! And – you can even select one of the Host-exclusive sets! See my Rewards page for more details.


Coming Next Week!

Stampin’ Up!’s Year-End Closeout is almost here! Beginning December 3 and while supplies last, you can save big on a selection of retiring and surplus items including holiday catalog items, stamp sets, and Paper Pumpkin past kits. You’ll want to shop early to avoid missing out! Supplies are limited and popular items will sell out quickly. This amazing sale ends on January 2.  Stayed tuned for more info!


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:  

Very Vanilla Card Stock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and folded at 5 1/2″); 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front and inner liner); 2 1/4″ x 3 7/8″ (smaller embossed panel); Detailed Die Cut bells

Night of Navy Card Stock:  3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); 2 3/8″ x 3 7/8″ (mat for smaller embossed panel); Detailed Bells die cut bells

Copper Foil: Detailed Die Cut bells


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

M

 

Categories: 2019 Holiday Catalog, 2020 January - June Mini Catalog, Christmas | Tags: , , , | 12 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Majestic Mountain Air Sneak Peek

Happy Monday, y’all – hope you’ve got a short week and then a BIG dinner!  I’ll be starting to get the deviled eggs together, making that last trip to the grocery (hmm – maybe the last trip!) and getting all ready for Thursday!

Don’t forget that today is the last day to score Double Peppermints!  All orders over $50 before shipping and handling will get you double the rewards!!  When you gather up 16 – you get to select a $40 SU! gift that I ship directly to you!  Uhm…yes, please! 🙂

My card today is decidedly NOT a holiday card – it’s another Sneak Peek of a great new bundle in the 2020 January-June Mini Catalog.  This one is called the Mountain Air stamp set and it will be bundled with the Majestic Mountain Dies.  This is a cool set – the stamp set is one of the “Reversibles” – like the Cup of Cheer set in the current 2019 Holiday Catalog.  Take a look-see:

This is a bit of a CASE of a card in the new catalog, but the layout is inspired by the Tuesday Morning Sketches challenge.

And this seemed a perfect masculine card – so…the Watercooler Wednesday Challenge made perfect sense!

I started with a piece of Balmy Blue card stock that I embossed in the Pinewood Planks 3D Embossing Folder and matted on Mossy Meadow for the card front.

On a piece of Mossy Meadow, I stamped the long tree-line image from the new Mountain Air stamp set (coming on 4 Jan) and then I cut it with the matching edgelit die from the bundled Majestic Mountain Die set.

On a piece of Whisper White, I stamped the mountain range image in Night of Navy.  I used the “detailed” side.  Then I cleaned the stamp and turned it over on the block. I inked the now-smooth image in Balmy Blue, stamped it off once on scrap paper and then stamped it over the first image.

I cut the mountain range with the matching die in the bundle.

To create the art panel, I inked the smooth-side mountain image in Night of Navy and stamped it off once, then I stamped it on a rectangle of Whisper White.  Then I inked it in Highland Heather – stamped it off once – and stamped it over the Night of Navy mountains – offsetting it a bit.  I offset it and stamped it a second time without re-inking.

I sponged some Balmy Blue across the top of the panel and added a few birds in Balmy Blue.  The sun is made from Crushed Curry – I stamped the detailed image in full strength and then added the smooth-side image in stamped off once Crushed Curry.  I punched it out with the 1″ Circle Punch – then I added it with Stampin’ Dimensionals!

I adhered the Night of Navy die-cut mountains and then the Mossy Meadow mountains over top with Liquid Glue and matted the whole panel on Mossy Meadow.  I popped it onto the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

For the sentiment, I stamped the double-tree image from Mountain Air in Mossy Meadow on Whisper White – then added the sentiment over top in Night of Navy.  I cut it with the die in Majestic Mountain.

I wound a couple loops of Mossy Meadow Linen Thread from the Magnolia Lane Ribbon Combo, twisted it into a figure-8 and adhered it with a Glue Dot.  Then I popped the sentiment tree on with some Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card front was done!

On the inside, I added a second Mountain Air sentiment in Night of Navy to a Whisper White panel.  At the bottom I adde a couple of trees in Mossy Meadow!

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

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got more Mountain Air trees on the front in Mossy Meadow…

…and the Night of Navy and stamped-off-once Balmy Blue mountain range on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  These reversible stamp images in the Mountain Air set are so cool!  I really enjoyed playing with them to create these scenes.  And – it’s awesome that we can so easily cut the mountains and trees with the matching Majestic Mountain Dies!  I hope you like – and yes…I KNOW you do and are adding this bundle to your list!

TTFN

M

 

 

 


HOST CODE FOR 16 NOV – 30 NOV: AUXHZH7D

Use this host code when you order and receive a free gift from me! But, if your order is over $150, please don’t use this code (you’ll miss out on your own Stampin’ Rewards if you use it) but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 from any active catalog! And – you can even select one of the Host-exclusive sets! See my Rewards page for more details.


Last Day For Double Peppermints!

Today’s your LAST DAY to earn DOUBLE Peppermints with your orders over $50 before the end of the day on 25 Nov!!

Here’s the deets!

1. All orders of $50 or greater (before shipping and taxes) placed through my online store between today (18 Nov) and the end of the day on 25 Nov 19 will earn DOUBLE PEPPERMINT REWARD POINTS!!

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

3. For more information about my Punkin Head Peppermint Reward points (my buyer reward program), click here.

Happy Shopping, Saving and Peppermint-Gathering!

Head on over to my Online Store to get started!

And – not for nuthin’ – this is a great time to ensure that you’re on my mailing list for the upcoming 2020 Occasions Mini Catalog and Sale-a-bration Brochure! I’ll order them first jump on 3 Dec and then get them on the way to y’all quick as I can!  If you’ve ordered from me in the past 12 months you’re already on my mailing list!  If not – but you want to be on my mailing list, then be sure to get an order in soon thru my Online Store so that your ARE on my list!  And – that’ll also get you a “membership” in my Punkin’ Heads Rewards program!  Check THAT out right here!

Winner – winner – WINNER!


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:  

Balmy Blue Card Stock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and folded at 5 1/2″); 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front)

Mossy Meadow Card Stock Stock:  4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); 3 1/2″ x 3 7/8″ (mat for art panel); 1 1/2″ x 3 3/8″ (die cut tree line)

Whisper White Card Stock: 3 3/8″ x 3 3/4″ (art panel); Majestic Mountain Die Cut tree (sentiment); 1″ Circle Punch (sun); Majestic Mountain die cut range in Night of Navy


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


 

Whatcha got there, Finny, that apparently tastes so good!?

Hmmm – looks a lot like the Dad’s eggplant parmesan container…

No need to look guilty, bud – I know he gave it to you.

You used “the lips” on him, didn’t you!?

The Dad has no defenses against “the lips”.  With – or without – Mr. Octopus!

TTFN

M

 

Categories: 2020 January - June Mini Catalog, 2020 Occasions Catalog Sneak Peek, Double Rewards Points, Ordering Special!, Thank You Cards | Tags: , , , , , | 8 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Timeless Tropical Sneak Peek Fun Fold Video Tutorial!

Good morning, all!  Hope your weekend is going well!

Are you ready for Thanksgiving?  My friend Jan and I finalized the menu for dinner last night.  It looks a LOT like it does every year.  There’s comfort in tradition, yes? 🙂

If you were able to join me last night for my Facebook Live video, I appreciate you spending part of this last weekend before Thanksgiving with me!  If not but you’d like to see my CASE of my teammate Tara’s gorgeous fun-fold card and matching gift box, here ’tis!

While Tara used the gorgeous Magnolia Lane suite for her version, I did a sneak peek of the Timeless Tropical stamp set and bundled In The Tropics Dies – with the Tropical Oasis DSP.  Take a look-see!

And here’s the inspiration set that Tara Carpenter made for me!

Thanks, Tara!

While the best way to see how to make the card and box is to watch the video – here’s the basics!

I started by coloring my Mini Pizza Box with my Sponge Brayer and Blushing Bride ink.  Then I decorated the top with matted paper from the Tropical Oasis DSP and an Early Espresso sentiment from the Timeless Tropical stamp set (both coming to you on 4 Jan 20!) and some flowers cut with the In The Tropics Die set.  A loop of new Braided Burlap Trim accentuates the tropical theme!

I added matted DSP all the way around the box – and it was ready.  For our card AND/OR a brownie or cookie or…remember, the Mini Pizza Boxes are food safe on the inside! 🙂

For the card, I cut two pieces of Blushing Bride at 3 1/4″ x 9 3/4″ and scored and folded them both at 3 1/4″ and 6 1/2″.  Using Liquid Glue, I overlapped the end squares to create a loooong accordian-fold card!

On the front, I adhered a So-Saffron-matted piece of Tropical Oasis DSP.  I added a smaller strip (with the car) as well.  Using my Stamparatus and the Marker-to-Rubber inking technique, I stamped the Timeless Tropical palm tree – in Early Espresso for the trunk and Pear Pizzazz and Mossy Meadow for the fronds.  Then I cut it with the matching die in the In The Tropics die set.

I adhered the palm trees with Liquid Glue.

For the inside, I used a sentiment from the 2020 Sale-A-Bration set called Sending You Thoughts, stamping it in Early Espresso on Whisper White and cutting it out with a Stitched Nested Label die.  I popped it onto a So-Saffron-matted piece of Tropical Oasis DSP with Stampin’ Dimensionals – on the center panel as the focal point.  I added more leaves and flowers – and a Noble Rhinestone gem.

The other panels are decorated with Tropical Oasis Memories & More Card pack stickers or the sentiment from Timeless Tropical.

Et Voila!  I feel a little like a broken record but THIS might be my favorite Suite in the upcoming 2020 Jan – Jun Mini Catalog!  Tropical Oasis is simply stunning – with the gorgeous DSP and Timeless Tropical stamp set and bundled In The Tropics Dies!  I hope you like and that this one has made its way… WAAAAY up on your MUST HAVE list when the catalog goes live!

Want it on 3 DECEMBER instead of 4 January?  Well – I can help you with that!  Folks who sign up as Demonstrators starting on 3 Dec can select from the new goodies to fill their Starter Kit!  Whether you’d like to have a business and make a little income or you simply want the awesome discount on EVERYTHING – I would absolutely LOVE to have you on my Critters-N-Creatin’ Krew Team!  Give me a shout!

TTFN

M

 

 

 


HOST CODE FOR 16 NOV – 30 NOV: AUXHZH7D

Use this host code when you order and receive a free gift from me! But, if your order is over $150, please don’t use this code (you’ll miss out on your own Stampin’ Rewards if you use it) but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 from any active catalog! And – you can even select one of the Host-exclusive sets! See my Rewards page for more details.


You’ve still got time to score DOUBLE Peppermints with your orders over $50 before the end of the day on 25 Nov!!

Here’s the deets!

1. All orders of $50 or greater (before shipping and taxes) placed through my online store between today (18 Nov) and the end of the day on 25 Nov 19 will earn DOUBLE PEPPERMINT REWARD POINTS!!

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

3. For more information about my Punkin Head Peppermint Reward points (my buyer reward program), click here.

Happy Shopping, Saving and Peppermint-Gathering!

Head on over to my Online Store to get started!

And – not for nuthin’ – this is a great time to ensure that you’re on my mailing list for the upcoming 2020 Occasions Mini Catalog and Sale-a-bration Brochure! I’ll order them first jump on 3 Dec and then get them on the way to y’all quick as I can!  If you’ve ordered from me in the past 12 months you’re already on my mailing list!  If not – but you want to be on my mailing list, then be sure to get an order in soon thru my Online Store so that your ARE on my list!  And – that’ll also get you a “membership” in my Punkin’ Heads Rewards program!  Check THAT out right here!

Winner – winner – WINNER!


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:  

Blushing Bride Card Stock: 3 1/4″ x 9 3/4″ (x2 card base, each piece scored and folded at 3 1/4″ and 6  1/2″); In the Tropics die cut flowers

So Saffron Card Stock Stock:  3 1/4″ square (mat on lid of box); 2 1/4″ Scalloped Circle (mat for top of box sentiment); 3 1/8″ square (x 6 – mats for each card panel); In the Tropics Die cut flowers

Whisper White Card Stock:  Starburst Punch (Top of Box sentiment); 2 1/4″ Stitched Nested Label die cut (inside sentiment); In the Tropics Die cut palm trees and die cut sentiment on card front

Tropical Oasis DSP: 3 1/8″ square (on lid of box); 3″ squares (x 4 – inside card);

Tropical Oasis Memories & More card pack: 3″ square (for two of the card panels)

Pear Pizzazz Card Stock: In the Tropics 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


 

Everybody handles mornings differently.

Finn gets up with me and then goes back to bed while I walk the treadmill.

Then he gets up again when his Dad gets up and…”helps” us with breakfast and getting out to feed the girls.

Mornings are hard. 🙂

TTFN

M

 

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