Collage card

Stampin’ Up! Back on Your Feet in a Tropical Oasis

Well.  It’s happened again.  It’s Friday!  Whoo-hooo!!  Hope you’ve got a good weekend coming up.

Just a PSA – today is the LAST DAY to “cash” in on my Double Peppermints Ordering Special.  Don’t miss out, okay?  That is all.

A friend of mine recently took a spill and, in a split-second decision, opted to land on her knee instead of her noggin.  Which – while a good plan in the big scheme of things, still HURT like crazy!  So – I needed a good-for-a-smile get well card.  I think the images in Back on Your Feet are just the thing, don’t you?  And I put my guy in the Tropics – courtesy of the new Tropical Oasis Suite.  Take a look-see:

The layout for this one is from this week’s CAS(E) This Sketch challenge – although I cheated the sentiment placement…

I started with some Tropical Oasis DSP – I think this one is leading the pack for my fave new DSP!! – that I matted on Terracotta Tile for the card front.  Then I took a second design and matted it on Terracotta Tile to create the DSP strip.

For the art, I used my Stamparatus to stamp the too-cute sloth in Soft Suede ink on Whisper White.  I colored the image with my Soft Suede and Old Olive Stampin’ Blends Combos.  I used a Blender Pen to pick up ink from the lid of my Terracotta Tile ink pad to color the bandage.

I added “ouch” in Terracotta TIle, then matted the panel and popped it onto the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I used some SNAIL to adhere two pieces of Terracotta Tile 1/2″ Scalloped Linen Ribbon.

On Whisper White, I stamped the small flower and the leaf from Timeless Tropical in Soft Suede.  I colored the flower with my Mango Melody Stampin’ Blends Combo – and my Blender Pen with Terracotta TIle.  The leaf is colored with the Old Olive Stampin’ Blends Combo.  I cut them with their dies in the Timeless Tropical Dies.

I sponged some Old Olive on a piece of Pear Pizzazz and then cut three of the leaves in the Timeless Tropical dies.

Then I built the collage.

I popped the large leaf on with a Stampin’ Dimensional.  Next, I made a double-loop with some Linen Thread – twisted it into a figure-8 and adhered it with a Glue Dot.  Then I added the flower with a Dimensional.  I tucked the leaves in here and there with Liquid Glue.

I finished with a Terracotta Tile Faceted Gem (annual catalog) in the middle of the flower and the card front was done!

On the inside, I stamped a second Back on Your Feet sentiment in Terracotta Tile on a Whisper White panel.  In the corner, I stamped the small flower in Soft Suede.  I also stamped the image on a sticky note and fussy cut it to create a mask.  I covered the flower on the panel with the mask and added the leaf a few times.  The images are colored just like I did on the front – and I added another Terracotta Tile Faceted Dot.

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

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got another flower and leaves on the front…

…and a little more Tropical Oasis DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  I feel pretty sure this will bring a smile, which is always the point of a get-well card, right?  The cute images and sweet sentiments in Back on Your Feet are punny-ly fun and yet convey that we care!  And Tropical Oasis – the Timeless Tropical stamp set, In the Tropics dies and Tropical Oasis DSP…well.  This is fast becoming my favorite suite in the 2020 Jan-Jun Mini Catalog!  I hope you like!







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!

Stamps-N-Lingers Sale-A-Bration Ordering Special!


Here’s the deets!

1. All orders of $50 or greater (before shipping and taxes) placed through my online store between today (3 Jan 20) and the end of the day on 10 Jan 20 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!

Sale-A-Bration is Going Strong!

And it’s a great time to SHOP.  HOST.  Or JOIN!

SHOP:  During Sale-A-Bration, customers earn a FREE product every time they reach a purchase threshold. For example, if you spend $150, you can then choose three level 1 items OR one level 1 and one level 2. This gives you more flexibility to choose what you want. Below are the qualifying levels. When you look in your Sale-A-Bration Flyer, you’ll see the levels needed for each of the products!

  • LEVEL 1 $50
  • LEVEL 2   $100

HOST:  For Jan – Feb – Mar, hosts with qualifying orders can receive the exclusive Little Ladybug Stamp Set (item 152384). For us here in the US, the workshop or individual order needs to reach $300 (before shipping and tax)!  Check out this adorable stamp set – and this is FREE on top of your SAB choices, Stampin’ Rewards and Half-Price Item (when your workshop hits $450).  Whoo-hoo!


JOIN:  Finally – 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!

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 2020 Jan – Jun Mini Catalog Special Bundles Available

As you’ve come to expect, I’ve gathered up some goodies from the new Suites (and beyond!) in the 2020 January – June Mini Catalog that coordinate perfectly with each other and will get you well on the way to making great cards and projects!

I spent some time curating these NINE bundles for you to choose from.  Like your own Personal Shopper.  When you order them, you’ll save around 10-15% off ordering everything yourself!  And every Special Bundle includes a FREE GIFT! 🙂

And – since it’s Sale-A-Bration EVERY bundle will get a couple of Sale-A-Bration Rewards.  The more bundles you order – the more rewards you’ll earn.  Heck – choose a couple three and get the retail cost over $300 (not YOUR cost – the RETAIL cost!) and you’ll receive the totes-adorbs Little Ladybug FREE!

Winner Winner!

Check all the bundles out right here on my Special Bundles Page – then use the handy form at the end to get your order placed!

NOTE:  At the bottom of the form is a spot for you to put your choices for your Sale-A-Bration freebies.  Please prioritize your favorites from first thru sixth choice (and select “Unspecified Choice” for the remainder, okay?)  I’ll order them when I place your order – and will get as many of them for you as I can!  Winner-Winner- better than a chicken DINNER!!  If you’ve got questions on how to fill out the form – give me a holler!

But – this is a LIMITED TIME OFFER – so….don’t wait too long!

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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:  

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

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

Whisper White Card Stock: 2 7/8″ x 3 1/4″ (art panel); 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner)

Tropical Oasis DSP: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front); 1 1/8″ x 3 7/8″ (DSP strip on 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!

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Finn Fan Fix

Finn has a bit of a…Licker….problem.  In that – he can’t hold his licker. 😉

He has no control when it comes to anything that might contain a whiff, trace or smidge of food.

He doesn’t even care what that food is…steak…salmon…broccoli…

But – every licker-holic needs an enabler.

I present…the Deatherage Enabler.


Categories: 2019-2020 Annual Catalog, 2020 January - June Mini Catalog, 2020 Occasions Mini Catalog, Collage card, Get Well Soon, Joining Special, New Catalog Bundles, Ordering Special!, Recruiting Special, Special Bundles, Special Promotions | Tags: , , , | 10 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Christmastime is Here with Beautiful Boughs

Happy Friday, y’all!  Hope you had a great week!

My card today is a another little sneaky peek at the coming-soon Christmastime is Here Suite (you’ll be able to get it on 1 Nov!) – and I paired it with some Beautiful Boughs Die cuts.  Take a look-see:

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Categories: 2019 Holiday Catalog, Christmas, Christmas Time is Here Suite, Collage card, Holiday, New Product, Ordering Special!, Special Promotions, Thirty-One Gifts | Tags: , , , , | 12 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Well Written Toile Christmas Cardinal and the Paper Trimmer is Coming!

Hey y’all – it’s Tuesday, which means we’re 2/5th of the way thru the week!  Whoo-hooo!

Hope you’re going to take advantage of….my Packaging Ordering Special and…(tomorrow!)…the Stampin’ Up! Stamp Set Sale! Get all the deets below.  🙂  And – there’s an exciting little sneak peek down below, too! 🙂

My card today has a Christmas-y feel, but it’s a congrats card!  I used the Toile Christmas bundle and Toile Tidings DSP – with some help from Well Written Dies and the Parcels & Petals stamp set.  Take a look-see:

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Categories: 2019 Holiday Catalog, Collage card, Congratulations, Friendship, Life Event, Ordering Special!, Special Promotions | Tags: , , , , , | 8 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Toile Peaceful Beautiful Boughs

Good Monday morning, y’all!  Hope you had a great weekend wherever you are!  Yesterday was a BIG day – we opened the windows first thing in the morning and left them open ALL DAY!!  Whoo-hoo!!  A sure sign of Fall in Georgia!

My card today indulges my love of pines – cones, boughs, whatever! – and collages!  I used the pretty Peaceful Boughs and bundled Beautiful Boughs – atop a little Toile Tidings DSP.  Take a look-see:

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Categories: 2019 Holiday Catalog, Christmas, Collage card, Everything Is Rosy Product Medley | Tags: , , , , | 27 Comments

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