Catalog Sneak Peek

Stampin’ Up! Ornate Garden Thanks Sneak Peek

Happy Happy Haawwwwmmmp DAY!!!  Hope you’re enjoying your Social Distancing.

Let me re-phrase.  I hope you are DOING your Social Distancing.

Seriously.  Do it! 😉

While you’re distancing yourself in our efforts to flatten the curve, I hope you’re doing some crafting.  And…looking forward to the cool Early Release of the Ornate Garden Suite.  It’s a new suite coming in the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog.  And…Stampin’ Up! is letting us play with it early!  Demonstrators are already having fun with it – customers will get your chance on 1 April!

In an effort to fan the flames of your excitement – and also cuz it’s COOL!! – I played with the Ornate Style and Ornate Thanks Bundles, plus the gorgeous Ornate Garden DSP and Ornate Floral 3D Embossing Folder for today’s card.  Take a look-see:

The layout for this one is from this week’s TGIF Challenge.

I started with a piece of the Ornate Garden DSP that I matted on Terracotta Tile for the card front.  Then I cut a smaller piece of Blushing Bride with the edge die in the Ornate Borders die set (which is bundled with the Ornate Thanks stamp set).

I embossed the die cut panel in the Ornate Floral 3D Embossing Folder and adhered it to the card front with Liquid Glue.

For the sentiment, I stamped the larger word from Ornate Thanks in Old Olive on a piece of Whisper White.  Above that, in Terracotta Tile, I added the smaller sentiment.  Isn’t that font wunnermus?  I love it!

I used the rectangle die in the Ornate Layers Dies (bundled with the Ornate Style set) to cut the sentiment.  Since the die is longer than I wanted my sentiment, I ran it thru my die cutting machine a couple of times to make it shorter.

I popped the sentiment onto the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I pulled out the Cherry Blossoms Dies and used the leaves cut-and-emboss dies to cut Mint Macaron and Old Olive Leaves.  With the flower dies from the Ornate Borders set, I cut some Blushing Bride and Whisper White flowers.  Then I adhered them into little flower stacks with Liquid Glue.

I laid out all the flowers and leaves and took my picture…

I used Liquid Glue to adhere all the leaves in place.  The flower stacks all have little pieces of Stampin’ Dimensional and Liquid Glue to adhere them.

I added a Gilded Gem (part of the Ornate Garden Suite) to the middle of each flower stack and the card front was done!

On the inside, I added another Ornate Thanks sentiment to a Whisper White panel in Old Olive.  I stamped a couple of the floruishes from Ornate Style in the corners in Terracotta Tile.  Across the bottom I adhered a Terracotta Tile mat and a strip of the Ornate Garden DSP.

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

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got more Ornate Style flourishes in Terracotta Tile on the front…

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

Et Voila!  I love this Ornate Garden Suite – the two bundles that anchor it – Ornate Style and Ornate Thanks – are wonderful and complement each other perfectly!

Add these elements to the Ornate Garden DSP – and you’ve got projects galore just waiting for you to create them!  I hope you like….and are counting the days until you can get this suite for yourself!

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.


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 Ticking Away!

Still time 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:

Blushing Bride Card Stock:  4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and folded at 5 1/2″ ); 3″ x 5 1/8″ (embossed front panel); Ornate Borders die cut flowers

Terracotta Tile Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); 1″ x 4″ (mat for inner liner DSP panel)

Whisper White Card Stock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner); Ornate Layers Die Cut (sentiment); Ornate Borders die cut flowers

Ornate Garden DSP: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front); 7/8″ x 3 7/8″ (inner liner DSP panel); 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 moment when you’re not sure if you DO have an itch or do NOT have an itch.

Foot cocked and ready.  JIC the answer is DO!

Thinking…

Thinking……….

Squirrel!

TTFN
M

 

Categories: Catalog Sneak Peek, Feminine, Joining Special, Ornate Garden Early Release, Recruiting Special, Sneak peek, Thank You Cards | Tags: , , , , , | 10 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Well Dressed in the Clubhouse 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!

For my card today, I used a couple of new goodies that you’ll be able to get for free when the Sale-a-Bration Second Release goes live on 3 Mar (or….quicker if you join my team – just throwing that out there!).  I picked the Well Dressed stamp set (new SAB) and the Clubhouse stamp set (2020 Jan – Jun Mini Catalog), plus…Flowering Florals Specialty DSP (new SAB!) to make you a masculine birthday card.  Take a look-see:

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Stampin’ Up! Lifetime of Lasting Elegance

Good Monday morning, y’all!  Hope you’re heading into a stress-free week!

Did you know….Have you HEARD?!?  We’ve got another Sale-A-Bration Release coming on 3 Mar for you!  Whoo-hooo!!  Keep reading and I’ll bring you a digital peek!

The card I made today uses the sweet Last A Lifetime stamp set and the bundled Lasting Elegance Dies.  AND – I’ve used a couple of new papers from the Sale-A-Bration second release.  Take a look-see:

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

And my color palette is from the Color Throwdown challenge.

Now – what’s that gorgeous flower you see on the front of my card??  It’s fussy-cut from one of the new papers in the SAB Second Release – called Flowering Foils Specialty DSP.  When you select this $50-Level 1 SAB 2 reward, you’ll get twelve single-sided sheets of four designs.  All the papers are foil-embossed in Rose Gold or Silver foil.  They’re made for coloring, too – with sponges/daubers, Sponge Brayer, Stampin’ Blends…what have you!  Check them out!

To create my card, I started with a piece of Whisper White card stock that I ran thru my die-cutting machine with the corner frame die from the Lasting Elegance die set.  Then I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Night of Navy mat.

Using the 2 7/8″ wide rectangle die from the Stitched So Sweetly die set, I cut out a square from a piece of Pool Party embossed vellum from…the new So Very Vellum Specialty Vellum.  THIS is another new pack of paper – it’s a $50 Level-1 SAB 2 reward, too!  And you’ll get 6 sheets of dry-embossed vellum  – 2 each in Pool Party, Purple Posy and Soft Sea Foam!

I used Glue Dots to adhere the vellum square to the corner of the Whisper White panel.

I cut the small corner die from Lasting Elegance from a piece of Whisper White.  Left by itself, the die cuts the design from a piece of card stock – leaving negative space.  By placing the die on the corner of the card stock…

…and then using the outline die and running it back thru the machine…you’ll end up with a die cut corner!

I adhered that to the vellum square with a little Liquid Glue.

I stamped a sentiment from the Beautiful Bouquet stamp set (from the Annual Catalog) in Night of Navy on Whisper White and cut it with a Stitched So Sweetly Die – then adhered it to the card front with Liquid Glue

I used Glue Dots to wind a length of Petal Pink 1/4″ Metallic-Edged Ribbon….

For the flower, I colored one of the large foiled flowers in the new Flowering Foils Specialty DSP (coming on 3 Mar) with my Petal Pink and Pool Party Stampin’ Blends Combo Packs and my Light Night of Navy and So Saffron Blends.  Then I fussy cut the flower and popped it onto the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I added a medium Champagne Rhinestone to the sentiment and the card front was done!

On the inside, I cut the frame from Lasting Elegance again from a Whisper White panel.  In the corner, with Tuxedo Black Memento Ink, I stamped the large flower image from the Last A Lifetime stamp set.  I colored the flower image with my Petal Pink and Pool Party stampin’ Blends Combo Packs and my Light Night of Navy and So Saffron Blends.  Then I added a few Champagne Rhinestones.

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

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got another Last A Lifetime flower on the front…

…and more colored Flowering Foils Specialty DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  How beautiful is the Last A Lifetime stamp set and bundled Lasting Elegance Dies???

And I KNOW you’re excited for those beautiful new papers, right??  Well – 3 March, they can be yours!  Along with all the other goodies that you can get for free – check them out!

Or…JOIN MY TEAM right now, and you can pre-order them as a demonstrator!  The awesome Sale-A-Bration Joining Special is still available – and I would LOVE to have you on my team!  Check out all the deets right here!

TTFN

M

 

 

 

P.S.  TOMORROW is the FINAL day to cash in on my 2020 Coordination Product Special Bundles!!!  Don’t miss the opportunity to get the whole shootin’ match at a great savings!!


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 – Ends Tomorrow!

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, now…get it!  Head on over to my 2020 Coordination Product SPECIAL Bundles Page and fill out the form you’ll find there!!  I’ll send a PayPal and then get all your goodies ordered and on the way! 🙂


February Thirty One Specials

The Small Utility Tote (aka SUT) is taking center stage in February! You can get up to two SUTs at $10 each with every $35 you spend! I will not shock you with how many of these little beauties I’ve got. No one ever needs to know that!

We’ve got new Spring prints – including Chestnut Distressed – which is ONLY around in February!!

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

https://www.mythirtyone.com/us/en/totesnlingers/info/ideaswelove/behind-the-bag/131-ideas-for-your-small-utility-tote

And – I’ve got a Party open when you’re ready to add a few SUTs to your collection!

https://www.mythirtyone.com/11031342?pd=11626708

Enjoy and Happy SUT-ing!

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:

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Whisper White 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); smallest Stitched So Sweetly rectangle die (sentiment)

Night of Navy Card Stock: 4 1/4″ x 5″ (mats for card front and inner liner)

So Very Vellum Specialty DSP:  2 7/8″ square made with Stitched So Sweetly rectangle die

Flowering Foils Specialty DSP: fussy cut flower; envelope flap

If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator. Just click on the Order Stampin’ Up! Online Now button on the right side of the screen to go directly to my online store or drop me an email if you have any questions. Happy Stamping!


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


Finn Fan Fix


We have Big Balls!

Hey – none of that, now.  Get out the gutter!!

We have FITNESS balls – and they’re Big!

I got them blown up yesterday.  I did the biggest one with the tiny little hand pump included in the box.

THAT was a bit of a workout all on its own.

Finn…supervised.

What is this fresh nonsense, Mom??

Once I FINALLY got it all blown up and corked off (as it were), I just stepped back and let him look it over.

He spent some time woofing at it – just in case there was any doubt who was in charge of what around here!

He did sniff it a time or two…

But mostly he kept a careful distance.

I asked the Dad to blow up to two smaller balls.

HE used the air compressor in the barn.  Duh!!  WAAAAY quicker!

Once they were blown up – I let them loose in the aisle.

And – of course – did NOT have my phone.  So…didn’t catch the bounding and pawing and playing and pushing-the-ball that happened.  But – I will soon!

He may never play trei-ball competitively, but…I DO think he’s going to have some fun herding our Big Balls! 🙂

TTFN
M

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Stampin’ Up! Coastal Timeless Tropical Oasis 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!

For today’s card, I went back to the gorgeous Tropical Oasis suite of goodies.  Uhm – you can get this TOMORROW!!  Whoo-hoo!!  I used the Timeless Tropical stamp set and bundled In The Tropics Die set, combined with some pretty “quiet” Tropical Oasis DSP.   Take a look-see:

And here’s the sketch!

I started with some solid-ish designed paper from the Tropical Oasis DSP and matted it on Grapefruit Grove for the card front.  the center panel is more Tropical Oasis DSP, embossed in the Coastal Weave 3D Embossing Folder and matted on Grapefruit Grove.  I adhered it to the card front with Liquid Glue.

On Very Vanilla cardstock, I stamped three sets of palm trees from the Timeless Tropical stamp set, using the marker-to-rubber coloring technique.  This technique is made super easy with the Stamparatus! Put the cardstock in place – put the stamp in place – and you can stamp as many times as you need – layering that color to make gorgeous images!

First I colored the leaves with Pear Pizzazz – using my Stampin’ Write Marker and directly inking the rubber stamp image.  Then I stamped it.  Next, I added some Old Olive and stamped it.  I also made one tree where I used Mint Macaron and Old Olive, for a little different look!  Each tree looks just a little different – even using the same colors on them.  Love!

I used the same technique for the trunks – using Soft Suede and Early Espresso Stampin’ Write Markers.  Then I cut the trees with their coordinating die in the In The Tropics Die set.

I cut another piece of the brown Tropical Oasis DSP and matted it on Grapefruit Grove.

I added two palm trees to the card front with Liquid Glue – leaving one trunk on the left-side tree “loose” so I could slide the small sentiment panel underneath.

I added the small panel with Liquid Glue – and then adhered that loose trunk down, too.

The final tree has Stampin’ Dimensionals under the leaves and Liquid Glue on the trunk.

I cut out three “aloha” sentiments from Grapefruit Grove using the die in In The Tropics.  These are adhered together in a stack with Liquid Glue – then adhered to the card front with more Liquid Glue.

An Old Olive gem from the Noble Peacock Rhinestones finished it off.

On the inside, I stamped a second sentiment from Tropical Oasis in Grapefruit Grove on a Very Vanilla panel – then I stamped some trees in the same way that I’d done on the front.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Grapefruit Grove mat and into my Early Espresso card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done.

My Very Vanilla Medium Envelope got more of the Timeless Tropical trees on the front…

…and some more Tropical Oasis DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  The Timeless Tropical stamp set is absolutely perfect for coloring!  The images were just made for the marker-to-rubber technique – and really allow you to make some realistic looking trees!  And no one can deny the stunning beauty of the Tropical Oasis DSP, right?  Gorgeous!  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

Eva Dobilas

Akiko Sudano

Karen Ksenzakovic

Have fun on the Hop!!

TTFN

M

 

 

 


HOST CODE FOR 1 JAN – 15 JAN: B3JD39GG

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.

**Please note: Due to an increased number of orders that I’ve recently been receiving that have been in the $10-$20 range, I’ve had to change my host code reward to include only orders of $50+.  Unfortunately, it’s not fair to those who are ordering $50+ and there are not enough host $$ generated from orders under $50 to cover the $10 gifts.  Therefore, I won’t be able to continue to offer that bonus on every order.  Thanks for your understanding!


Cutting Blades Multipack Available January 3

The Cutting Blades Multipack (item 152391) from the January–June 2020 Mini Catalog will be available on January 3, with the beginning of the catalog sales period. The pack includes four blades for $12.00

CUTTING BLADES MULTIPACK

If you’ve already picked up the new Trimmer – you’re good-to-go!  If not…go ahead and get it now!

Paper Trimmer Deets

Item: 152392 | $25.00

  • 15-3/8 x 8 x 1/2” (39 x 20.3 x 1.3 cm)
  • Includes 1 cutting blade and 1 scoring blade.
  • Includes imperial and metric measurements.
  • Ruler and grid protected by durable plastic cover.
  • Point on cutting handle for precise measuring.
  • Right-side grid for cutting thin strips.
  • Cutting Blades 4-Blade Multipack will be available to purchase for $12 on 3 Jan

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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:  

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

Grapefruit Grove Card Stock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); 3 1/8″ x 4 3/8″ (mat for embossed DSP panel on front); 1 1/8″ x 3 1/8″ (mat for DSP panel under sentiment); In the Tropics die cut sentiment (x3 – stacked)

Very Vanilla Card Stock:  3 3/4″ x 5″ (inner liner); In the Tropics die cut palm trees

Tropical Oasis DSP:  3 3/4″ x 5″ (card front); 3″ x 4 1/4″ (embossed DSP panel on front); 1″ x 3″ (panel under 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


No FFFs on Blog Hop Days!

TTFN

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Stampin’ Up! Woven Heirlooms So Sweetly Sentimental

 

Whheeeeeeeeeee (that’s me trying to type the sound one of those party doohickies make when you blow them….).  Hope you enjoyed the evening and are waking up bright eyed and bushy tailed – ready to get on with 2020!

I made a card for you guys that reflects how I feel about y’all, so I thought it would be a good one to share with you today! It uses the new So Sentimental bundle with the Stitched So Sweetly Dies.  And I pulled out a little Woven Heirlooms from the Annual Catalog, too.  Take a look-see:

If you’ve done any looking thru your new 2020 Jan-Jun Mini Catalog (I KNOW you have!) then this one might look a little familiar.  It’s a bit of a CASE of one of the samples!

I started with a panel of Terracotta Tile cardstock that I embossed in the Subtle 3D Embossing Folder and then adhered it to the front of a Terracotta Tile card base with Liquid Glue.

The next panel is some Woven Heirlooms DSP, matted on Seaside Spray.

I pulled out the Stitched So Sweetly Dies and cut a Whisper White label.  Using a plain ole hole punch from the grocery store, I punched holes in both ends.  I popped the label onto the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  Then I ran some Linen Thread thru and around the back of the panel – securing it with Glue Dots.

For the So Sentimental sentiment, I stamped it in Pretty Peacock on Seaside Spray and cut it with a Stitched So Sweetly die.  That’s adhered to the white label with Liquid Glue.

I tied a bow with two lengths of Linen Thread and stuck it on with a Glue Dot.  Then I added a Pretty Peacock gem from the Noble Peacock Rhinestones and…the card front was done!

On the inside, I added a second So Sentimental sentiment in Pretty Peacock on a Whisper White panel.  Next to it, I added some fleur-de-do’s from the Woven Heirlooms stamp set in Rococo Rose.  A couple of Noble Peacock Rhinestones finished it off.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Seaside Spray mat and into the Terracotta Tile card base and the card was done!

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got some fleur-de-do’s from Woven Heirlooms in Rococo Rose on the front…

…and a little more Woven Heirlooms DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  This is SUCH a great set – with the So Sentimental stamp set’s wonderful sentiments and the AWESOME Stitched So Sweetly dies, right??  I love it and I’m already hope-hope-HOPING that it’s planned for the next Annual Catalog.  LOVE those stitched labels SO much!  Speaking of the Annual catalog – don’t forget about the great goodies to be found there – like the Woven Heirlooms stamp set and DSP!  I hope you like!

So – the So Sentimental bundle is a part of my Special Bundle #8 – The Say it in Ink Bundle – as well as a whole bunch of other goodies – including the Grace’s Garden bundle, Witty-cisms and Music From The Heart (and more!).  Be sure to check it out!

AND – when you order this bundle, you’ll get a pack of Whisper White note Cards & Envelopes FREE and you’ll qualify for 3 $50 Sale-A-Bration rewards OR 1 $100 and 1 $50 reward.  What will YOU pick?!?  😉

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M

 

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Stampin’ Up! Happy Birthday to You Honey Bee Sneak Peek

Good morning and happy New Years Eve on the last day of 2019 and the DECADE!!  Hope whatever plans you have for this evening will be fun and safe.  Ours include…bed.  Probably by 9:30 as usual.  MIGHT wake up around midnight IF we happen to hear any fireworks.  Chance are slim.

Yes.  We ARE party animals! 😉

Now – before I go any further… Stampin’ Up! just gave us news this morning.  Write this down!

Cutting Blades Multipack Available January 3

The Cutting Blades Multipack (item 152391) from the January–June 2020 Mini Catalog will be available on January 3, with the beginning of the catalog sales period. The pack includes four blades for $12.00!!

There are just a few more days before you can get your hands on the blades and ALL the great goodies I’ve been teasing you with for the past few weeks!  The new 2020 Jan-Jun Mini catalog and Sale-A-Bration flyer goes LIVE in just three days!!  Whoo-hoo!!

Speaking of new catalogs – I’ve got another little look at some of the Sale-A-Bration freebies.  The Happy Birthday To You stamp set (a $50 level item) and the Golden Honey Specialty DSP (also a $50 level item), pairs up with the Honey Bee Bundle from the 2020 Jan – Jun Mini Catalog.  Take a look-see:

This monochromatic color palette comes from this week’s Sunday Stamps color challenge!

I started by matting some of the Golden Honey Specialty DSP on So Saffron for the card front.  I colored the bees and flowers on the DSP with my So Saffron Stampin’ Write Marker.

Then I cut a piece of So Saffron and one of Golden Honey Specialty DSP with the largest Stitched So Sweetly frame die.  I adhered them at an angle with Liquid Glue.  About here is where I realized I’d been hitting this “angled panel” layout pretty hard lately – sorry! 🙁

On a piece of Whisper White, I stamped three flowers and the small bee from the Honey Bee set in Basic Gray ink.  Then I cut them all out with their matching dies in the Detailed Bee Dies (bundled with the Honey Bee stamp set!).  I colored the bee stripes and flowers with my So Saffron Stampin’ Write Marker.

I stamped the sentiment from Honey Bee in Basic Gray on So Saffron and cut it out with the smallest Stitched So Sweetly frame die.

I adhered the flowers to the card front with Liquid Glue and popped the sentiment over top with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  Then I stuck Mr. Bee on with Liquid Glue.

I tied a tiny Linen Thread bow and adhered it with a dab of Liquid Glue. Then I used my Dark So Saffron Stampin’ Blend to color a few Rhinestone Basic Jewels and stuck them here and there.  And that was it for the card front!

On the inside, I stamped a big sentiment from the Happy Birthday To You stamp set in Basic Gray on Whisper White.  Then I added some little bees in Smoky Slate – colored with my Light So Saffron Stampin’ Blend.  I finished with a single Rhinestone Basic Jewel colored with the Dark So Saffron Blend.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a So Saffron mat and into my Basic Gray card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got more Smoky Slate and So Saffron bees on the front…

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

Et Voila!  I’ve got this one in mind for a bee-loving friend of mine!  I really love the whole group of bee-goodies!  The Honey Bee stamp and it’s bundled Detailed Bee Die set in the Mini catalog and the Golden Honey Specialty DSP – free with a $50 purchase in the Sale-a-Bration flyer!  And the Happy Birthday To You set (also free with a $50 purchase) has the perfect sentiments – and even a big ole cake!  I hope you like!

So – the Honey Bee bundle is a part of my Special Bundle #6 – The Don’t Worry Bee Happy Bundle – as well as a whole bunch of other goodies – including the Timeless Tropical bundle and DSP.  Be sure to check it out!

AND – when you order this bundle, you’ll get a roll of 5/16″ Braided Burlap Trim FREE and you’ll qualify for 3 $50 Sale-A-Bration rewards OR 1 $100 and 1 $50 reward.  Maybe…some Golden Honey Specialty DSP to round out the bee-theme??  😉

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M

 

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Stampin’ Up! Lovely Lily Pad Peaceful Moments Sneak Peek

Good morning!  Okay.  So – after my video on Saturday night – someone left a comment that made me sort of take a step back.

I’d mentioned that it was the “last FB live of the year”.  Well….it was the last FB Live of the DECADE.  Last WEEKEND of the DECADE.

This.  Is.  The.  Last.  Monday.  Of the 2010’s!  🙂  So…enjoy it!

My card for today is comprised of so many FREE goodies…I can’t believe it!  Y’all know that Sale-A-Bration is coming up – and three of the five “non-staple” Stampin’ Up! products are IN the Sale-A-Bration flyer!  We’ve got the Lovely Lily Pad stamp set (Free at the $50 level), the matching Lily Pad Dies (Free at the $100 level), the coordinating Lily Impressions DSP ($50 level) and the Metallic Baker’s Twine and Sequins Combo Pack ($50 level)!  Yikes!  Now – I pulled a couple of sentiments from the Peaceful Moments stamp set (in the 2020 Jan-Jun Mini Catalog).  Take a look-see:

The layout for this one was inspired by the challenge sketch over at Inspire. Create.

I started with some of the gorgeous Lily Impressions DSP for the card front.

Then I started making lily pads and flowers!  The Lovely Lily Pad stamp set is a “reversible” set.  So – ink and stamp the “detailed” side – clean it off and flip it over on the block to stamp the fill in solid image!

So – that’s what I did!  I stamped the large flower in Grapefruit Grove – then flipped the image and stamped the fill in stamped-off-once Grapefruit Grove.

I did the same thing with the smaller flowers – in Flirty Flamingo and Melon Mambo.

I cut the flowers out with their Lily Pad Dies.  Then I cut some solid leaves from Granny Apple Green and Vellum Card Stock – as well as a few flowers from Vellum.

The last element is a Garden Green Lily Pad – stamped and cut just like the flowers.

I didn’t start this as a collage card – but…it ended up that way!  I layered all the pieces onto the card front – starting with the actual Lily Pad.  I made sure to let some parts “fall” off the edge – so I could trim them later for the sketch!

When I got to the large flower – I first tied a big ole loose bow with two pieces of So Saffron Baker’s Twine from the SAB Metallic Baker’s Twine & Sequins Combo Pack – and adhered it with a dot of Liquid Glue.

Then I popped the large flower on with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

At that point, I trimmed the excess off the side with my Paper Trimmer and matted the panel on Grapefruit Grove.

The sentiment, from the Peaceful Moments stamp set (part of the Peaceful Poppies Suite), is stamped in Melon Mambo on Grapefruit Grove card stock.  I fussy cut the sentiment and adhered it with Liquid Glue and Stampin’ Dimensionals.

A few So Saffron sequins from the Metallic Baker’s Twine & Sequins Combo Pack adhered with Liquid Glue finished off the card front.

On the inside, I stamped a second Peaceful Moments sentiment in Melon Mambo on Whisper White.  Over the top, I added the large Lovely Lily Pad flower in Grapefruit Grove.  I added a tiny So Saffron sequin next to the sentiment.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Grapefruit Grove mat and into my Pretty Peacock card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got another of the Grapefruit Grove Lovely Lily Pad flowers on the front…

…and more of that gorgeous Lily Impressions DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  Wow!  I love this whole group of Lily Pad goodies – from the Lovely Lily Pad stamp set to the gorgeous Lily Impressions DSP.  And – it’s all FREE!  Get the Peaceful Moments stamp set – with its wonderful sentiments – as the perfect complement!  I hope you like!

So…check out my Special Bundle #3 – The Flower-dy Bundle.  You’ll get the Painted Poppies Bundle and the Peaceful Moments bundle – plus even more great goodies!  AND – you’ll be able to select three $50 level SAB gifts OR one $50 and one $100 level gift.  You could pick the Lovely Lily Pad stamp set and Lily Pad Dies!   😉

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Stampin’ Up! Forever Blossoms Sneak Peek 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 color 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!

When I saw the color challenge I pretty quickly decided on the Forever Blossoms stamp set to help me out!  This is a gorgeous bundle that’s part of the Parisian Blossoms Suite.  And I thought it would be perfect with our colors!  Take a look-see:

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Stampin’ Up! Timeless Tulips Parisian Blossoms Sympathy Sneak Peek

Well – here we are!  It’s Christmas Eve!  I know you’re settling in by a fire with a cuppa nog or….something.  And cozy as a bug in a rug!

Oh – wait.  You’re NOT??  You’re…going to pick up the roast for dinner?  Making eggs and desserts and wrapping those last minute gifts??

Yea.  Me, too! LOL!  Have a great day ANYway – take a minute to slow down and enjoy the Season!

My card today is not a Christmas card – gasp! – it’s a sympathy card.  Sorry – but…sometimes you just have to do what you have to do – and I needed to have this on hand.  I used the lovely Timeless Tulips bundle and the Parisian Beauty Bundle with a little help from some Parisian Blossoms Specialty DSP.  These will all be available to you on 3 Jan in the 2020 Jan-Jun Mini Catalog.  Take a look-see:

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Stampin’ Up! Music From The Heart Sneak Peek Fun Fold

Hey y’all!  It’s three day before Christmas and all thru the house….

No wait.  Too early.

Sorry!

If you were able to join me last night for my Facebook Live  – I appreciate you spending part of this weekend with me!  And – it all worked this week!  Whoo-hoo!!  If you weren’t able to watch, but you’d like to see how to construct this easy easel card, here’s the replay on YouTube!

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