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Stampin’ Up! One Happy Family Batik Boutique

Good morning, y’all – happy Monday!  And…happy Last-Day-of-the-Connect-Craft-Collect-Ordering Special!  Don’t miss out – if you’ve got a lot of things on your list that you’re hoping to add to your tool box, NOW is a great time!  When you reach the $250 in retail threshold – you’ll get an ADDITIONAL $25 in Stampin’ Rewards to spend!  And there’s still time to get together with some of your friends and place a workshop order together – you can share the free goodies!  But..we gotta get that done QUICK!  The special ends at 11:50 MOUNTAIN TIME tonight!! 🙂

Now, my card today uses a few goodies that you might want to add to that order!  The pretty all-image Batik Boutique Bundle gets together with the sentiment-only One Happy Family stamp set.  And – the wonderful, go-to Scalloped Contours die set is in there, too!  Take a look-see:

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Stampin’ Up! To The Moon for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Good morning, y’all!  It’s Thursday – which means it’s time for another Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop!!  We’ve got sketch challenge to work with 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!

I pulled out a sweet little stamp set – called To The Moon – with it’s pretty lunar images and Love-You-To-The-Moon-And-Back sentiments to play with to make a card I sent to our friends on the announcement of a new tiny human on the way! 🙂  And I combined it with a little paper from the Pattern Party DSP (this is the pack that has 40 sheets of paper that you can get for FREE with a workshop or order over $150 in retail!).  Take a look-see:

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Stampin’ Up! All Squared Away Celebrate You

Well – good morning, y’all!  It’s T-5 for our departure to Maui! Yes, it’s finally getting here and now it’s happening at the speed of light!  I keep adding to my “be sure to do this before you get gone” list and for some reason none of the things drop OFF! 😳😳  But – one way or the other, Saturday is going to dawn and we’re headed to the airport!

God willing and the horse don’t relapse, of course.  Didn’t mean to get cocky! 😉

But – on to the business at hand – I’ve got a fun little card for you today that uses what I think of as sort of a “fly-over” bundle!  The All Squared Away bundle is a ton of fun and I used it to make a bright and cheery card…it really plays well with the Sweet Symmetry DSP.  Take a look-see:

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Stampin’ Up! Spiral Dye Inspired Thoughts Sneak Peek

Good morning, everyone.  Thanks for all the kind messages that so many have sent about Cerah.  She’s on an upward trend – so I’m cautiously optimisic!

I’m sorry I wasn’t able to meet up with y’all on Facebook last night but…it just wasn’t going to happen.  🙁

But the card I made is kind of fun….yeah, BABY!  The 60’s called and wants their tie-dye shirt back!  Yes – I used the brand new Spiral Dye background stamp and a few cool sentiments from the new Inspired Thoughts stamp set.  These are both coming in just TWO DAYS on the 4th in the new catalog.  Take a look-see:

The layout for this one is from the Hand Stamped Sentiments challenge this week.

And the wild color scheme is from the Global Design Project color challenge!

And it fits nicely with the Watercooler Wednesday Challenge.

I started with the Spiral Dye stamp and my Stamparatus.  First, I stamped the image in Coastal Cabana.  Then I rotated the Basic White cardstock panel 180 degrees and stamped the image a second time in Bumble Bee ink.  I matted the panel on Magenta Madness to make the card front.

I cut a Basic White panel and a Magenta Madness mat and used my Layering Circle Dies to cut a smooth circle from the White panel and a slightly larger scalloped circle from the Magenta panel. I took the first smooth-side circle die that I’d used on the Basic White panel to cut the center out of the Magenta Madness circle – creating a frame.

 

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the white panel to the Magenta mat.  Then I used a little more of the Glue to adhere the scalloped-edge frame to the white panel.  Then I popped the whole thing over the card front with Black Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a strip of Basic White, I stamped an Inspired Thoughts sentiment in Magenta Madness.  Then I snipped a banner end.  I made a mat of Magenta Madness and adhered the sentiment to it with Liquid Glue.

Using Black Stampin’ Dimensionals and a little Liquid Glue, I popped the sentiment onto the card front.

I used two lengths of Black baker’s twine from the new Baker’s Twine Essentials Pack (coming on 4 May in the new 2021-22 Annual Catalog) to tie a simple bow, which I adhered with a Glue Dot.

I added a few Matte Black Dots and the card front was done!

On the inside, I stamped a second Inspired Thoughts sentiment in Magenta Madness on a Basic White panel.  Then I added a strip of Coastal Cabana paper from the new Brights 6″ x 6″ DSP pack – which is also matted on Magenta Madness.  A single Matte Black Dot finished it off.

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

My Basic White Medium Envelope got a few fun sentiments from Inspired Thoughts on the front..

…and I used a little more of the Brights 6″ x 6″ DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  So…did YOU have a tie-dyed t-shirt??  I sure did – heck I MADE tie-dyed shirts!  This Spiral Dye background set brings it back, doesn’t it?  I love the color possibilities for fun card elements.  And the all-sentiments-all-the-time Inspired Thoughts is a wonderful set with so many great sentiments to use on your projects!

I hope you like!  And are getting excited for Tuesday!! 🙂  In addition to the new catalog going live we’ve got TWO amazing new promotion starting then, too – read one down to get the deets!

If you’d like to recreate this card, all the products and card cuts are listed below!

TTFN

M

 

 


HOST CODE FOR 1 MAY – 11 MAY: QNDN66R6

Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift (AND the Monthly Card Tutorial) from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in any active Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!  See my Customer Rewards page for full details.

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

You’ll also be getting a link to my ZOOM The Craftroom (an exclusive TWICE-A-WEEK online event for my customers) and the monthly Online Tutorial.   The May Tutorial features the Pansy Patch Bundle!  


Stamps-N-Lingers 2021-2022 Annual Catalog Special Bundles

Available Now

Special Bundles have sort of become a “thing” we do here, right? I gather up some goodies from the new Suites (and beyond!) in a new catalog that coordinate with each other and get you well on the way to making great cards and projects!  When you order them, you’ll save around 10-15% off ordering everything yourself!  And every Special Bundle includes a FREE GIFT! And remember – the prices I list INCLUDE SHIPPING & TAX!  So – those are the final costs to you! 🙂

Head over to my 2021-2022 Annual Catalog Special Bundles Page and take a gander at what I’ve put together for you.  Then, use the handy form at the end to get your order placed!

This is a LIMITED TIME OFFER – it ends on 18 May 2021!  So….don’t wait too long!


Stampin’ Up! Connect, Craft & Collect $25 Stampin’ Rewards Bonus

4 May – 14 June!!

From 4 May – 14 June,2021, qualifying Stampin’ Up! orders and parties over $250 will receive $25 in BONUS Stampin’ Rewards! Which means…MORE free goodies to kick off our new catalog!!

 

Stampin’ Rewards can be spent on any merchandise in either of the current catalogs, including the host exclusive items on pages 170-171 in the new Annual Catalog and page 88 in the January-June Mini Catalog!

Here’s the Deets:

  • PROMOTION DATES: MAY 4 – JUNE 14, 2021
  • Workshop orders, customer orders, and online orders all qualify for the extra $25 in Stampin’ Rewards if they reach the $250 level.
  • The order must reach the qualifying amount of $250 in merchandise prior to shipping and tax.
  • The extra $25 rewards are only valid once per order no matter how high the order total.
  • Starter Kit orders do not qualify for this promotion.
  • Stampin’ Rewards can not be used on a 50% off item.
  • Deadline to submit an order and receive the extra $25 in free Stampin’ Rewards: June 14, 2021 at 11:50 PM (MT).

Click this image to download a printable flyer with the details.

I can even set up a Host Code just for you – you give it to your friends and family – then they can order thru my Online Store, using that Host Code – to help you reach that $250 mark!  🙂  Holler at me if you have any questions or if you’d like me to set up a host code for you! You can drop me a note at stamps-n-lingers@comcast.net.


Stampin’ Up! Join+ Promotion 4 – 31 May!

 

May is a fabulous time to join Stampin’ Up! because you’ll get even MORE FREE products in your customizable Starter Kit! Whoo-hoo!

From May 4–31, you’ll get $125 $155 worth of products for only $99 + free business supplies + free shipping + all the fun being a part of Stampin’ Up!!

Here’s the Deets:

  • PROMOTION DATES: MAY 4–31, 2021
  • New demonstrators who purchase their Starter Kit between May 4 and May 31 will be able to redeem $155 of Starter Kit eligible products for $99.
  • New demonstrators who submit their Independent Demonstrator Agreement (IDA) before May 4 or after May 31 will not be eligible for this offer.
  • A new demonstrator can select any eligible Stampin’ Up! products up to the stated value.
  • The Starter Kit includes business resources like catalogs, brochures, order forms, and postcards at no additional charge.
  • The Starter Kit also includes a FREE past Paper Pumpkin kit.
  • The Starter Kit promotion begins May 4.
  • Deadline to purchase the Starter Kit and receive the extra $30 in free products: May 31, 2021 at 11:50 PM (MT).

In addition to the amazing added value to the Starter Kit, when you join Stampin’ Up! you get to be a part of our amazing community of crafters! Plus, you get to enjoy sharing simple and fun crafting experiences with others, early access to products, and exclusive access to training events! Demonstrators also get at least a 20% discount on all of the products that they purchase and there is no requirement to sell to anyone.

And – if you join with me (and become an official member of my Critters-N-Creatin’ Krew!) here’s some more goodness for you:

  • We have monthly team meetings via video conference where we talk about the latest happenings at Stampin’ Up! and share project ideas. We’re scattered all over the United States, but we get together in person online and have lots of fun chatting!
  • Access to my ZOOM The Craftroom virtual stamping get-togethers each week!
  • Free access to my online class tutorials.
  • A private Facebook page where we can chat, ask questions and share ideas.
  • Team giveaways and prizes! We do fun giveaways and prizes for sharing projects and for reaching sales and recruiting goals.
  • Monthly team trainings and meetings for those interested in learning more about the business side of Stampin’ Up!.
  • YOU choose whether you want to simply enjoy the discount, new friends and lots of ideas or whether you’d like to start building a business – which you can decided to do anytime. Or not.  There’s no pressure – EVER!  This is my promise to you.
  • Whether you’d like to start a business or would simply like the great discount, I’m here to support you in any way I can!

There’s no risk and no penalty if you decide that being a Demonstrator isn’t right for you.  There are lots of great reasons to join Stampin’ Up! now (and hardly any reasons to NOT join!) and I’d love to have you on my Critters-N-Creatin’ Krew team!

Want more info about becoming a Demonstrator and the benefits of joining?  Then head over to my Join My Team page here.  If you’ve got any questions about joining or being a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator – let me know!  You can reach me at: stamps-n-lingers@comcast.net.


Are you the Ultimate Deal Getter??


Join during May AND then place an order of $250+!! You can “double dip” and get $30 additional free merchandise with your Starter Kit AND $25 extra in host cash to spend when you place orders of $250+ before 14 June!!

Got questions, holler at me at: stamps-n-lingers@comcast.net


2021-2022 Annual Catalog Shares Close TODAY (2 May)

A catalog share gives you a chance to try a sample of all the new papers 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 treat boxes!  I’ll place our Shares order first jump out of the box on 4 May 21 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 10th as I can manage!

For this catalog, I’m offering a New Designer Series Paper Share and you can DOUBLE it up if you like! 🙂

Shares are open to anyone – including demonstrators!  Go to my Shares Page and get your order in  – orders need to be placed by 2 May!! 🙂


TIC-TOCK-TIC-TOCK!

If you love great deals, our Last-Chance Products Sale is the perfect time to shop. You’ll get deep discounts on your favorite products from the 2020–2021 Annual Catalog—and as an extra bonus—you’ll get a peek at the list of items carrying over to the other catalogs.  Many items will sell out fast, so don’t delay—head over to my Online Store and get started right now!

Here’s the deets:

Sales Period: 24 March, 1:00 PM (MT) – 3 May 2021, 11:59 PM (MT)

  • Only select items in the 2020–2021 Annual Catalog will be discounted.
  • Sale applies to all order types except host items (see Last-Chance Products List for items on sale).
  • No minimum purchase is required.
  • Retiring items are available while supplies last.
  • Items and discounts may vary by market (depending on inventory levels).
  • Exclusions apply: Carryover items and some retiring items will not be discounted.
  • Items carrying over from a mini catalog into another mini catalog will not be available until that catalog is released.
  • Items carrying over from the annual catalog to another catalog will be available continuously.
  • For information about the Last-Chance Products from the 2021 January–June Mini Catalog, click here.
    Ordering deadlines:

DEADLINE for ordering is 3 May 2021; 11:59 PM (MT)

Click here to go right to the Last Chance Products in my Online Store!

Happy shopping, y’all!  And don’t forget – it’s all WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!!


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

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

Magenta Madness Cardstock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); (mat for front panel); (mat for sentiment); 7/8″ x 4″ (mat for DSP strip on inner liner)

Basic White Cardstock: 3 3/4″ x 5″ (card front); (front panel with circle die cut out); (sentiment); 3 3/4″ x 5″ (inner liner)

Brights 6″ x 6″ DSP (new pattern for 2021-2022!): 3/4″ x 4″ (DSP strip on inside); envelope flap


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


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


Finn Fan Fix 

 

So…as we keep taking the next day and the next to help Cerah recover – part of the program is hand-grazing a few times a day.  On Saturday she was making a concerted demand to go here…there…wherever the clover and tiny grasses were.

Finn…helped.

 

Including partaking of a little of the grasses and clovers as he rested.

TTFN
M

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Stampin’ Up! Beautiful Earth Beauty of Friendship Sneak Peek with Video Tutorial

Happy half-way-thru-the-weekend!  Hope it’s going well.  Our planting plans were thwarted by rain most of the day on Saturday.  And I suspect we’ll be thwarted by eveything-is-soaking-wet-and-muddy today.  So…another inside-work day for us, I’m guessing.  Bleh. 😉

If you were able to join me yesterday for my Facebook live, I appreciate you spending part of your weekend with me.  If not, but you’d like to check it out, here’s the replay on YouTube! 🙂

 

This card features a sneak peek at the new Beauty of Friendship stamp set with its bundled Beautiful Trees dies – with the Beauty of the Earth DSP taking center stage!  You’ll be able to get all of it starting on 4 May when the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog goes live.  Take a look-see:

The layout for this one was inspired by the sketch from Tuesday Morning Sketches this week!

I started with some of the Beauty of the Earth DSP that I cut for a card front – then I cut a smooth-side circle from the middle using a Layering Circles Die.

I matted the DSP panel on Misty Moonlight and Cinnamon Cider mats using Liquid Glue.

I matted the DSP circle on scallop-edge die cuts – in Misty Moonlight and Cinnamon Cider – from the Layering Circles dies.  Then I added it to the card front with Liquid Glue.

The Beautiful Trees dies has two rectangular dies for sentiments.  I used the smaller one to cut a wood-grain piece of DSP from the Beauty of the Earth DSP.

I stamped the Beauty of Friendship sentiment in Cajun Craze on a piece of Basic White and cut it with the second rectangle die in the Beautiful Trees dies – then adhered it to the wood rectangle with Liquid Glue.

Now – my trim uses Crumb Cake and White Baker’s Twine from the brand new Baker’s Twine Combo Pack (it has FIVE rolls of twine!!).  I cut about 16″ of each – two in Crumb Cake and one in White.

I tied them together in a knot and then braided it.  When I got done – I used Glue Dots to adhere the “rope” in a figure-8 loop to the card front.

I added a few double-stacked Stampin’ Dimensionals right by the loops and used them to adhere my sentiment to the card front – and that was it!

On the inside, I added a second sentiment from Beauty of Friendship sentiment in Cajun Craze to a Basic White panel.  In the corner, I stamped the tree trunk image in Early Espresso, added the smaller tree top in Cinnamon Cider (this is SUCH a cool image!).  Then I used the little splotches image to stamp all over in Cajun Craze and Misty Moonlight.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Misty Moonlight and Cinnamon Cider mat and then into my Cajun Craze card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done.

My Basic White Medium Envelope got the Beauty of Friendship tree on the front…

…and more of the wood-grain Beauty of the Earth DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  This Beauty of the Earth suite is so gorgeous  – with the watercolor-inspired images in the DSP and the wonderful sentiments and trees in the Beauty of Friendship stamp set.  And – I haven’t even really gotten busy with the Beautiful Trees dies!

 

I hope you like!  And – if you love this set…check out my Special Bundle #2: It’s a Beautiful World Bundle.

If you’d like to recreate this card, all the products and card cuts are listed below!

TTFN

M

 

 


HOST CODE FOR 15 APR – 30 APR: WMDM2QAN

Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift (AND the Monthly Card Tutorial) from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in any active Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!  See my Customer Rewards page for full details.

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

You’ll also be getting a link to my ZOOM The Craftroom (an exclusive TWICE-A-WEEK online event for my customers) and the monthly Online Tutorial.   The April Tutorial features the Art Gallery Bundle!  


Stamps-N-Lingers 2021-2022 Annual Catalog Special Bundles

Available Now

Special Bundles have sort of become a “thing” we do here, right? I gather up some goodies from the new Suites (and beyond!) in a new catalog that coordinate with each other and get you well on the way to making great cards and projects!  When you order them, you’ll save around 10-15% off ordering everything yourself!  And every Special Bundle includes a FREE GIFT! And remember – the prices I list INCLUDE SHIPPING & TAX!  So – those are the final costs to you! 🙂

Head over to my 2021-2022 Annual Catalog Special Bundles Page and take a gander at what I’ve put together for you.  Then, use the handy form at the end to get your order placed!

This is a LIMITED TIME OFFER – it ends on 18 May 2021!  So….don’t wait too long!


There are still a ton of great deals to be had in the Clearance Rack, so head over there right quick.  But hurry!!  Clearance Rack deals are only while supplies last!

Here’s a link right to the Clearance Rack in my Online Store.

Happy Shopping and Saving!


2021-2022 Annual Catalog Shares Open For Ordering!

A catalog share gives you a chance to try a sample of all the new papers 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 treat boxes!  I’ll place our Shares order first jump out of the box on 4 May 21 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 10th as I can manage!

For this catalog, I’m offering a New Designer Series Paper Share and you can DOUBLE it up if you like! 🙂

Shares are open to anyone – including demonstrators!  Go to my Shares Page and get your order in  – orders need to be placed by 2 May!! 🙂


If you love great deals, our Last-Chance Products Sale is the perfect time to shop. You’ll get deep discounts on your favorite products from the 2020–2021 Annual Catalog—and as an extra bonus—you’ll get a peek at the list of items carrying over to the other catalogs.  Many items will sell out fast, so don’t delay—head over to my Online Store and get started right now!

Here’s the deets:

Sales Period: 24 March, 1:00 PM (MT) – 3 May 2021, 11:59 PM (MT)

  • Only select items in the 2020–2021 Annual Catalog will be discounted.
  • Sale applies to all order types except host items (see Last-Chance Products List for items on sale).
  • No minimum purchase is required.
  • Retiring items are available while supplies last.
  • Items and discounts may vary by market (depending on inventory levels).
  • Exclusions apply: Carryover items and some retiring items will not be discounted.
  • Items carrying over from a mini catalog into another mini catalog will not be available until that catalog is released.
  • Items carrying over from the annual catalog to another catalog will be available continuously.
  • For information about the Last-Chance Products from the 2021 January–June Mini Catalog, click here.
    Ordering deadlines:

DEADLINE for ordering is 3 May 2021; 11:59 PM (MT)

Click here to go right to the Last Chance Products in my Online Store!

Happy shopping, y’all!  And don’t forget – it’s all WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!!


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Cajun Craze Cardstock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and folded at 5 1/2″)

Cinnamon Cider Cardstock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (first mat for card front and for inner liner); 2 3/4″ Scallop-edge Layering Circle die cut (first mat behind die cut DSP circle)

Misty Moonlight Cardstock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (second mat for card front and for inner liner); 2 1/2″ Scallop-edge Layering Circle die cut (second mat behind die cut DSP circle)

Beautiful Earth DSP: 3 3/4″ x 5″ (card front); Beautiful Trees die cut rectangle (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 

 

Would somebody PLEASE rub this dog’s BELLY!?!?

TTFN
M

 

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Stampin’ Up! Snailed It Fun Fold Card with Video Tutorial

Good morning! And happy Sunday!  As expected we spent yesterday getting a final – HUGE – load of mulch and then we got the rest of the soil into the new beds.  I also – not so expectedly – kicked my own buttinski doing it.  Turns out that treadmill-fit is not the same as rake-heavy-dirt fit.  Who knew?? 😉

If you were able to spend some of your weekend with me on my Facebook Live video last night, I appreciate it!  If not, here’s the replay on YouTube! (Note:  my internet froze a few minutes into the video – but it recovered, so…stick with it!).

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Stampin’ Up! Paper In Blooms Fun Fold for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Good morning, y’all!  It’s Thursday – which means it’s time for another Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop!!  We’ve got a theme challenge to work with 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!

I decided to play with the In Bloom Bundle and the coordinating Paper Blooms DSP (this is from the Sale-A-Bration catalog and is FREE with a $50 purchase – but ONLY thru 28 Feb when SAB ends!) to create a super easy fun-fold.  Take a look-see:

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Stampin’ Up! New Butterfly Bouquet Sneak Peek with Video Tutorial!

Good morning and happy Friday!  Whatcha got planned for the weekend?  Something fun?  Working outside?  Shoveling snow?  I don’t know for sure what we WILL be doing – but, I do know – FOR SURE – that we will NOT be shoveling snow! 😉

If you were able to join me for my YouTube live yesterday, I appreciate you spending part of your day with me!  If not, here’s the replay!

You might not recognize the elements of this card – and that’s cuz…it’s not available yet!  Nope – this is the Butterfly Bouquet bundle and some new designer paper!  These are available to demonstrators right now – and folks who JOIN right now!! – and will be available to customers on 2 March!  You’ll get more details as we get closer, I promise!  I got mine in the mail on Thursday morning and went to work right away to make a card to share with you.  This is an image-only set, so I added a sentiment and banner from the Vine Design bundle.  Take a look-see:

 

The layout for this card is from the Hand Stamped Sentiments challenge.

And the colors are from the Color Throwdown Challenge.

I started with a piece of the new Nature’s Touch Specialty DSP – this is part of the Butterfly Brilliance collection – and it’s truly gorgeous!  This paper – literally – has texture like a wooden surface.  No – you won’t get splinters, but…it’s very realistic!!  I matted it on Purple Posy for the card front.

I pulled out the Brilliant Wings Dies (bundled with the Butterfly Brilliance stamp set) and…using the biggest die…

 

…I cut out 6 gorgeous butterflies from one of the designs in the Butterfly Bijou 6″ x 6″ DSP.  Look!

This paper is gorgeous, too, y’all – you get 48 sheets – 8 each of 6 double-sided designs!  Think of the possibilities!

I also used three of the detailed butterfly dies and cut three Vellum cardstock butterflies.  Using my Fine Tip Glue Pen, and putting glue just under the bodies of the butterflies, I adhered the vellum die cuts to the DSP cuts.  I used Pearl Basic Jewels on all three butterfly bodies.

I used a couple of Glue Dots to adhere a Gold Hoop Embellishment to the card front.  Then I tied a Linen Thread Double-loop bow and adhered it with another Glue Dot.

I popped the largest Mint Macaron butterfly on with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a piece of Basic White, I stamped the sentiment from Vine Design in Mint Macaron, then cut it with the label die in the bundled Flowering Vine die set.  I adhered it with Liquid Glue.

I added the pink butterfly with Liquid Glue and popped the small yellow guy on with more Dimensionals.

Using my Dark Purple Posy Stampin’ Blend, I colored one medium and four small Pearl Basic Jewels, which I added to the card front to finish off the card front.

On the inside, I used my Stamparatus to stamp just the top part of the big Butterfly Bouquet image onto the bottom of a panel of Basic White in Tuxedo Black.  I colored them with my Purple Posy and Mint Macaron Blends Combos and the Dark Daffodil Delight and Poppy Parade Blends.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Purple Posy mat and into my Basic Black card base, adhered the card front with Liquid Glue and the card was done.

My Basic White Medium Envelope got more of the Butterfly Bouquet flutterbies on the front…

…and another design from Butterfly Bijou on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  Well???  Do you love it already!?!  Boy – I sure do.  Gotta say – when I first saw it I was thinking…more butterflies?  What??  But now?  Oh yes.

So – are you tracking that the Butterfly Bouquet set is a SINGLE stamp?  Yes – all 6 butterflies are on a single piece of red rubber.  AND – that image is cut perfectly by the large die in the Brilliant Wings set (the same one that cuts the DSP butterflies!).  So…stamped and colored or…cut from the DSP…you get 6 gorgeous die cuts in one pass thru your Stampin’ Cut and Emboss Machine!

The two designer papers – which will only be available during the Butterfly Bouquet Promotion (2 Mar – 3 May) are equally gorgeous! Be sure to check out the flyer down below!

I hope you like – and are ANXIOUSLY awaiting your chance to get them for yourself.  Or…you could ALSO join the Stampin’ Up! team as a hobby demonstrator and get them right now!  Holler at me and I’ll tell you how!

If you’d like to recreate this card, all the products and card cuts are listed below!

TTFN

M

 

 

 


HOST CODE FOR 1 FEB – 15 FEB: TPAU6MVF

Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift (AND the Monthly Card Tutorial) from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in any active Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!  See my Customer Rewards page for full details. You’ll also be getting a link to my ZOOM The Craftroom (an exclusive TWICE-A-WEEK online event for my customers) and the monthly Online Tutorial.   The February Tutorial features the Hydrangea Haven Bundle!  


Blending Brushes Storage from Stamp-N-Storage

Pre-Order Yours Now!

Meet the three new Blending Brush Storage options!  You can get them pre-ordered right now – they’re expecting them to start shipping on 12 Feb!

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


Now Available!

Hey Chick and Birthday Chick Bundles


Coming Soon!

Bring in the beauty of nature with the artistic designs of the Butterfly Brilliance Bundle and coordinating designer series paper, along with textured specialty paper that will put a pop of brilliance on every project. The Butterfly Brilliance Collection is already available for demonstrators.  The Customer sales period runs 2 March—3 May 2021. Check out the flyer and get all the details!


The Butterfly Brilliance stamp set and bundled Butterfly Wings Dies are EARLY RELEASE Products – meaning you’ll see them again in the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog!  Whoo-hoo!!

And – if you want these right now – I can help you do that!

If you join the Stampin’ Up! team now, you can select these goodies for your Starter Kit!  Or…fill your kit with other things you need and then purchase the suite with your shiny new 20% Demonstrator Discount!!  Give me a holler and I’ll get you all hooked up!  You’ll also be cashing in on the 200 FREE SHEETS of DSP by joining during Sale-A-Bration.  BONUS!!


Sale-A-Bration is The Best Time of Year at Stampin’ Up!

During Sale-A-Bration – 5 Jan – 28 Feb! – you can earn FREE products. For every $50 or $100 (before shipping and tax) that you spend, you can choose between two purchasing levels of free products!  There are 7 free products available to pick from at the $50 level and 2 free products to pick from at the $100 level!

 

It’s also a good time to HOST – because, when you host a workshop (OR place an individual order) and the total sales hits $300 (before shipping and tax) – then you will automatically earn the awesome Punch Party stamp set!  This is an exclusive set from Sale-A-Bration and…trust me – you WANT this stamp set!

You can see more details and find the list of punches that it coordinates with on page 17 in the Sale-a-bration Brochure! 🙂

And you can “host” a “workshop” with a group of friends and family.  Even while socially distanced!  Yup – it’s true!  I’ll make you your own special host code  – you give it to your friends and family and when they place an order using it – YOU get the rewards!!

 

Cuz…not only do you get the amazing Starter Kit (you pay just $99 plus tac and select $125 in Stampin’ Up! product (including any pre-order items! 😉) – you’ll ALSO get…200 FREE SHEETS OF GORGEOUS DESIGNER SERIES PAPER!!

All the details are on my Stampin’ Up! Promotions Page – but if you’ve got any questions or would like to chat or need the current catalogs – let me know!  You can reach me at: stamps-n-lingers@comcast.net

Click here to purchase your Starter Kit and Get Started!


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

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

Purple Posy Cardstock:  4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner)

Basic White Cardstock:  3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner)

Vellum Cardstock: Butterfly Wings detailed die cuts

Nature’s Touch Specialty DSP: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front)

Butterfly Bijou 6″ x 6″ DSP: Butterfly Wings die cuts; 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 – Wednesday was World Read Aloud Day.

Did you celebrate? 😉

Well – Finn and I took part in a HUGE online ZOOM read-aloud with our friends at People Animals Love (PALS).  During the course of the day, 120 PAL dogs listened to young readers from across the USA and Canada–and one child from Cyprus!  Fun!

Finn and I listed to a story about Fangsgiving with one young person and Clifford the Big Red Dog with another.

Finn sorta got sleepy – what’s a guy to do when you’re hearing bedtime stories!?

So….let’s play a game!  Where’s Finn?!?

TTFN
M

Categories: 2021 Jan - Jun Mini Catalog, 2021-2022 Annual Catalog, 2021-2022 Annual Catalog Early Release, Butterfly Bouquet, Congratulations, New Product, Sneak peek, Video Tutorial | Tags: , , , , , | 24 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Fine Art Floral Gallery Easy Card Set with Video Tutorial!

Good morning and happy Friday!  Hoping that your week went well – and that you’re ready for a weekend.  Not for nuthin’ – this is National Corn Chip Day.  Pretty sure that there’s no calories if you’re CELEBRATING a National Day.  So…go forth and eat corn chips!

What does that have to do with card making or today’s card?  Absolutely.  Nothing! 😉

I’ve got a whole set of pretty cards for you today – that would be perfect for gifting.  Or…keeping for yourself!  If you were able to join me for my YouTube live yesterday, I appreciate you spending part of your day with me!  If not, here’s the replay!

I used the Art Gallery Bundle and pretty (okay – it’s actually GORGEOUS!) Fine Art Floral DSP to make 6 cards that cover multiple occasions.  And I did it quick – thanks to my awesome and amazing Stamparatus.  Take a look-see:

The layout that I used is from The Paper Players challenge this week:

I created the cards and envelopes in 6 different color combinations….

The video shows the process pretty well – but…here we go!

I started with a piece of the Fine Art Floral DSP in a coordinating color for each of the card combinations – and matted them on the appropriate colored cardstock.  The mats for the card fronts and inner liners are in Terracotta Tile, Poppy Parade, Misty Moonlight, Bumble Bee, Blackberry Bliss and Night of Navy.

Next, I cut a piece of Basic White cardstock with the largest Stitched So Sweetly rectangle die.  Then I placed it in my Stamparatus and stamped the large flower from Art Gallery.  This is a 3-step stamped image.

Step 1:  largest (least detailed) image:  stamped in Terracotta Tile, Poppy Parade, Balmy Blue, Daffodil Delight, Rich Razzleberry, or Misty Moonlight.

Step 2: next largest (more detailed) image: stamped in Merry Merlot, Cajun Craze, Misty Moonlight, Bumble Bee, Blackberry Bliss or Night of Navy.

Step 3: smallest and most detailed image: stamped in Merry Merlot, Cajun Craze, Misty Moonlight, Bumble Bee, Blackberry Bliss or Night of Navy.

I popped the art panels onto the card fronts with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I stamped various sentiments from the Art Gallery set in the same colors that I’d used for the Step 2 and Step 3 flower images and cut them with the label dies in Floral Gallery.  The sentiments are popped on with Dimensionals.

I colored 6 Rhinestone Basic Jewels for each card, using the Dark Stampin’ Blend from the Terracotta Tile, Poppy Parade, Misty Moonlight, Daffodil Delight, Blackberry Bliss or Night of Navy Blend Combos.  I put three of them on the card front and that was it!

On the inside, I stamped the flower again in the bottom left corner of a Basic White panel and added the other three colored Rhinestones.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panels to their coordinating mats, popped the card fronts on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the cards were done.

My Basic White Medium Envelopes got the Art Gallery flowers on the front…

…and more of the Fine Art Floral DSP on the envelope flaps.

This is a pretty little set of cards – and they’d make for a really sweet gift!  Simply wrap the bundle in a little Blackberry Bliss Striped Ribbon and tie a pretty bow!

Et Voila!  Clean.  Simple.  Quick.  Easily repeatable.  TOTALLY not a typical “Mary-card”, right? 😉 But – the Fine Art Bundle with its Floral Gallery Dies has all the pretty flowers and sentiments for so many occasions!

And there’s no doubting the gorgeousness of the Fine Art Floral DSP!

I hope you like!

If you’d like to recreate this card, all the products and card cuts are listed below!

TTFN

M

 

 

 

P.S.  Want to make all these cards?  Set up an assembly line.

  1.  Cut all your card stock and DSP.
  2. Place the inner liner into the Stamparatus – make note of where the bottom left corner is placed (I used a crossing of two ruler lines on my Small Grid Paper).
  3. Set up the two acrylic plates with the three stamps needed to create the flower.
  4. Stamp the inner liner, the Stitched So Sweetly rectangle and envelope with the flower in one color combination.
  5. Clean the stamps and then repeat the process with all the pieces for each card.
  6. Stamp the sentiments in the appropriate color – and cut with the label from Floral Gallery.
  7. Color the Rhinestones with the Stampin’ Blend.
  8. Adhere the DSP and the inner liner to their mats with Liquid Glue.
  9. Adhere the Stitched So Sweetly rectangle to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  10. Adhere the sentiment to the card fronts with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  11. Adhere 3 colored Rhinestones to the front and inner liner.
  12. Adhere the DSP to the envelope flaps and trim the excess with scissors.
  13. Repeat for each color combination you’re making!
  14. DONE!

HOST CODE FOR 16 JAN – 31 JAN: 9N4CPU92

Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift (AND the Monthly Card Tutorial) from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in any active Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!  See my Customer Rewards page for full details. You’ll also be getting a link to my ZOOM The Craftroom (an exclusive TWICE-A-WEEK online event for my customers) and the monthly Online Tutorial.   The January Tutorial features the Sweet Strawberry Bundle!


Blending Brushes Storage from Stamp-N-Storage

Pre-Order Yours Now!

Meet the three new Blending Brush Storage options!  You can get them pre-ordered right now – they’re expecting then to start shipping on 12 Feb!

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


Sale-A-Bration is The Best Time of Year at Stampin’ Up!

During Sale-A-Bration – 5 Jan – 28 Feb! – you can earn FREE products. For every $50 or $100 (before shipping and tax) that you spend, you can choose between two purchasing levels of free products!  There are 7 free products available to pick from at the $50 level and 2 free products to pick from at the $100 level!

 

It’s also a good time to HOST – because, when you host a workshop (OR place an individual order) and the total sales hits $300 (before shipping and tax) – then you will automatically earn the awesome Punch Party stamp set!  This is an exclusive set from Sale-A-Bration and…trust me – you WANT this stamp set!

You can see more details and find the list of punches that it coordinates with on page 17 in the Sale-a-bration Brochure! 🙂

And you can “host” a “workshop” with a group of friends and family.  Even while socially distanced!  Yup – it’s true!  I’ll make you your own special host code  – you give it to your friends and family and when they place an order using it – YOU get the rewards!!

 

Cuz…not only do you get the amazing Starter Kits – you’ll ALSO get…200 FREE SHEETS OF GORGEOUS DESIGNER SERIES PAPER!!

What’s in your Kit?

  • $125 in Stampin’ Up! merchandise of your choice from the current Annual Catalog, 2021 Mini Catalog or the online store (includes clearance rack items!).
  • 5 free packs of 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper (200 sheets in total!!) from the upcoming 2021-2022 Annual Catalog. The packs are: Brights, Regals, Neutrals, Subtles & 2020-2022 In Colors…that’s $57.50 in free designer paper with your kit!!
  • 8 Annual Catalogs, 8 Mini Catalogs and 8 Sale-a-bration Brochures and a few additional business supplies.

What are the Perks and bennies of being a Demonstrator?

  • At least a 20% discount on everything that you order as a Demonstrator!
  • Early peeks at new release items and preorders for new items for about a month before they are available to purchase!
  • The ability to attend Demonstrator exclusive Stampin’ Up! events!
  • No pressure to sell to anyone, hold classes or workshops or run a business. You can simply order for yourself and get the discount!  And as long as you have at least $300 in sales per quarter, you’ll continue as an active Demonstrator and continue to get the discount. If you aren’t able to maintain the $300 per quarter minimums, you simply go back to being a customer, no commitment required and no penalty if decide that being a Demonstrator isn’t right for you.
  • And – join now and you’ll be an “active” demonstrator – without selling or buying another thing at all! – thru the end of June – which will also get you in on the pre-order for the new 2021-2022 Annual Catalog!  Whoo-hoo!

And…what are the perks of joining with me?

  • You’ll be a part of my Critters-N-Creatin’ Krew team!
  • Monthly team meetings via video conference where we talk about the latest happenings at Stampin’ Up! and share project ideas. We’re scattered all over the United States, but we get together in person online and have lots of fun chatting!
  • Access to my ZOOM The Craftroom virtual stamping get-togethers each week!
  • Free access to my online class tutorials.
  • A private Facebook page where we can chat, ask questions and share ideas.
  • Team giveaways and prizes! We do fun giveaways and prizes for sharing projects and for reaching sales and recruiting goals.
  • Monthly team trainings and meetings for those interested in learning more about the business side of Stampin’ Up!.
  • Whether you’d like to start a business or would simply like the great discount, I’m here to support you in any way I can!

There are lots of great reasons to join Stampin’ Up! now and I’d love to have you on my Critters-N-Creatin’ Krew team!

If you’ve got any questions or would like to chat or need the current catalogs – let me know!  You can reach me at: stamps-n-lingers@comcast.net

Click here to purchase your Starter Kit and Get Started!


 Coming in February!!

 

Hey Chick and Birthday Chick Bundles

 

If you were around for Sale-A-Bration 2017, you might remember the super cute Hey, Chick stamp set that you could get as one of your Sale-A-Bration freebies!  Heck – it may still be on your shelf!! Well – it was SO popular (and rightly so – it’s stinkin’ adorable!) that Stampin’ Up! is bringing it back – and it’s got some friends this time around.  Like…DIES!

Yes – you heard right….dies!! Chick Dies, to be exact!

So – if you don’t have Hey Chick already – you’ll be able to buy it in a cost-saving bundle.  If you DID save the stamp set – then the coordinating Chick Dies will be available separately!  And yes – that IS a chicken coop die you see!  And corn.   There’s CORN!

HEY CHICK BUNDLE    158627  $44
Includes the Hey Chick Stamp Set and Chick Dies. Available 2 Feb – 30 Jun.

HEY CHICK STAMP SET   158190   $17
Originally offered during 2017 Sale-A-Bration.  Available 2 Feb – 30 Jun.

CHICK DIES   158199   $32
19 dies. Available 2 Feb – 30 Jun.

And – there’s more!!  There’s also the Birthday Chick Bundle!

These are brand spankin’ new!!

HEY BIRTHDAY CHICK BUNDLE  158631   $42 
Includes the Hey Birthday Chick Stamp Set and Birthday Chick Dies. Available 2 Feb – 30 Jun. 

HEY BIRTHDAY CHICK STAMP SET  154464  $21
Available RIGHT NOW!! As seen in the January–June 2021 Mini Catalog.  Want it today?  Get it right here!

BIRTHDAY CHICK DIES     158200     $27
11 dies.  Available 2 Feb – 30 Jun 2021

So…get ready to get yer Chick On!
2 Feb is right around the corner!


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Thick Basic White Cardstock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card bases, scored and folded at 5 1/4″)

Bumble Bee, Blackberry Bliss, Misty Moonlight, Poppy Parade, Terracotta Tile Cardstock or Night of Navy:  4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner)

Basic White Cardstock:  Largest Stitched So Sweetly Rectangle Die Cut (art panels on front); Floral Gallery die cut label (sentiment)

Fine Art Floral DSP:  3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card fronts); 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 

It’s Movie Day at Stamps-N-Lingers!  Even Finn’s got a little video for you today.

A little bit of Cady – a little bit of Cerah – a little bit of Finn!

If you can stand it and stick to the end – it’s about 2 min – we end with the Star of the FFF’s! 🙂

TTFN

M

Categories: 2021 Jan - Jun Mini Catalog, Any Occasion, Best Wishes, Clean-and-Simple, Congratulations, Everyday, Happy Birthday, Recruiting Special, Thank You Cards, Video Tutorial | Tags: , , , , | 10 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Vine Design Congratulations with Video Tutorial

Happy Sunday, y’all!  This is a three-day, right?  I realized that yesterday when I saw a commercial for a sale for the three-day weekend.  When you’re retired – Monday is Monday is Monday!!  But – if you’re NOT retired, then I hope that you get tomorrow off!  And get to do something fun like…NOT get up and go to work!

If you were able to join me for my Facebook live yesterday, I appreciate you spending part of your long-weekend with me!  If not, here’s the replay!

The card I did is what is – for me! – a clean card – albeit a layered one!  You know that’s not my wheelhouse but I tried to do something a little different!  Didn’t even add a rhinestone.  Or the tiniest piece of ribbon!  I used the new Vine Design bundle, a couple of awesome die sets and…well – ink and cardstock!  Take a look-see:

The layout for this one is from this week’s Global Design Project sketch.

And the colors are from the Color Throwdown challenge.

I started with a piece of Basic White that I matted on Granny Apple Green and again on Pacific Point cardstock to create the card front.

Next, I cut a piece of Basic White with a Stitched Rectangle Die, then I ran it back thru the Stampin’ Cut and Emboss Machine with a Stitched With Whimsy die right in the middle!  That made for a really interesting stitched design!

I popped the die cut panel onto the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Using the rectangular die in the Flowering Vine die set (bundled with the Vine Design stamp set), I cut another piece of Basic White – then used Liquid Glue to adhere it to the popped up panel.

I stamped the Vine Design frame image in Granny Apple Green on Basic White.  In the middle, I stamped the sentiment in Melon Mambo.  Then I cut it with the matching die in the Flowering Vine set.  I popped it onto the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals and….the card front was done!

Now – to be fair – I was on a ZOOM the Craftroom with some folks – and they helped me to step away from the card.  Leave well enough alone.  Put.  The.  Rhinestones.  DOWN!

It was hard!

On the inside, I stamped the vine image from Vine Design in Granny Apple Green on a Basic White panel. I added some sweet little flowers in Melon Mambo to finish it off!

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Granny Apple Green and Pacific Point mat and then into my Thick Basic White card base and the card was done!

My Basic White Medium Envelope got the Vine Design vines and flowers on the front…

…and some Pacific Point paper from the Brights 6″ x 6″ DSP on the envelope flap.  Hint:  this design is in the NEW DSP packs – that will come out in the summer in the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog (AND that you can get for FREE when you join Stampin’ Up! during Sale-A-Bration!).

Et Voila!  I really like this Vine Design bundle – it’s always cool when you get sentiments AND a frame that work together – especially when there is ALSO a die to cut it out easy peasy!  Add in the gorgeous detailed dies – in THREE shapes! – and you’re talking a winning combination!

I hope you like!

If you’d like to recreate these cards, all the products and card cuts are listed below!

TTFN

M

 

 

 


HOST CODE FOR 16 JAN – 31 JAN: 9N4CPU92

Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift (AND the Monthly Card Tutorial) from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in any active Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!  See my Customer Rewards page for full details. You’ll also be getting a link to my ZOOM The Craftroom (an exclusive online event for my customers) and the monthly Online Tutorial.   The January Tutorial features the Sweet Strawberry Bundle!


Sale-A-Bration is Here!

During Sale-A-Bration – 5 Jan – 28 Feb! – you can earn FREE products. For every $50 or $100 (before shipping and tax) that you spend, you can choose between two purchasing levels of free products!  There are 7 free products available to pick from at the $50 level and 2 free products to pick from at the $100 level!

 

It’s also a good time to HOST – because, when you host a workshop (OR place an individual order) and the total sales hits $300 (before shipping and tax) – then you will automatically earn the awesome Punch Party stamp set!  This is an exclusive set from Sale-A-Bration and…trust me – you WANT this stamp set!

You can see more details and find the list of punches that it coordinates with on page 17 in the Sale-a-bration Brochure! 🙂

And you can “host” a “workshop” with a group of friends and family.  Even while socially distanced!  Yup – it’s true!  I’ll make you your own special host code  – you give it to your friends and family and when they place an order using it – YOU get the rewards!!

 

Cuz…not only do you get the amazing Starter Kits – you’ll ALSO get…200 FREE SHEETS OF GORGEOUS DESIGNER SERIES PAPER!!

What’s in your Kit?

  • $125 in Stampin’ Up! merchandise of your choice from the current Annual Catalog, 2021 Mini Catalog or the online store (includes clearance rack items!).
  • 5 free packs of 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper (200 sheets in total!!) from the upcoming 2021-2022 Annual Catalog. The packs are: Brights, Regals, Neutrals, Subtles & 2020-2022 In Colors…that’s $57.50 in free designer paper with your kit!!
  • 8 Annual Catalogs, 8 Mini Catalogs and 8 Sale-a-bration Brochures and a few additional business supplies.

What are the Perks and bennies of being a Demonstrator?

  • At least a 20% discount on everything that you order as a Demonstrator!
  • Early peeks at new release items and preorders for new items for about a month before they are available to purchase!
  • The ability to attend Demonstrator exclusive Stampin’ Up! events!
  • No pressure to sell to anyone, hold classes or workshops or run a business. You can simply order for yourself and get the discount!  And as long as you have at least $300 in sales per quarter, you’ll continue as an active Demonstrator and continue to get the discount. If you aren’t able to maintain the $300 per quarter minimums, you simply go back to being a customer, no commitment required and no penalty if decide that being a Demonstrator isn’t right for you.
  • And – join now and you’ll be an “active” demonstrator – without selling or buying another thing at all! – thru the end of June – which will also get you in on the pre-order for the new 2021-2022 Annual Catalog!  Whoo-hoo!

And…what are the perks of joining with me?

  • You’ll be a part of my Critters-N-Creatin’ Krew team!
  • Monthly team meetings via video conference where we talk about the latest happenings at Stampin’ Up! and share project ideas. We’re scattered all over the United States, but we get together in person online and have lots of fun chatting!
  • Access to my ZOOM The Craftroom virtual stamping get-togethers each week!
  • Free access to my online class tutorials.
  • A private Facebook page where we can chat, ask questions and share ideas.
  • Team giveaways and prizes! We do fun giveaways and prizes for sharing projects and for reaching sales and recruiting goals.
  • Monthly team trainings and meetings for those interested in learning more about the business side of Stampin’ Up!.
  • Whether you’d like to start a business or would simply like the great discount, I’m here to support you in any way I can!

There are lots of great reasons to join Stampin’ Up! now and I’d love to have you on my Critters-N-Creatin’ Krew team!

If you’ve got any questions or would like to chat or need the current catalogs – let me know!  You can reach me at: stamps-n-lingers@comcast.net

Click here to purchase your Starter Kit and Get Started!


 Coming in February!!

 

Hey Chick and Birthday Chick Bundles

 

If you were around for Sale-A-Bration 2017, you might remember the super cute Hey, Chick stamp set that you could get as one of your Sale-A-Bration freebies!  Heck – it may still be on your shelf!! Well – it was SO popular (and rightly so – it’s stinkin’ adorable!) that Stampin’ Up! is bringing it back – and it’s got some friends this time around.  Like…DIES!

Yes – you heard right….dies!! Chick Dies, to be exact!

So – if you don’t have Hey Chick already – you’ll be able to buy it in a cost-saving bundle.  If you DID save the stamp set – then the coordinating Chick Dies will be available separately!  And yes – that IS a chicken coop die you see!  And corn.   There’s CORN!

HEY CHICK BUNDLE    158627  $44
Includes the Hey Chick Stamp Set and Chick Dies. Available 2 Feb – 30 Jun.

HEY CHICK STAMP SET   158190   $17
Originally offered during 2017 Sale-A-Bration.  Available 2 Feb – 30 Jun.

CHICK DIES   158199   $32
19 dies. Available 2 Feb – 30 Jun.

And – there’s more!!  There’s also the Birthday Chick Bundle!

These are brand spankin’ new!!

HEY BIRTHDAY CHICK BUNDLE  158631   $42 
Includes the Hey Birthday Chick Stamp Set and Birthday Chick Dies. Available 2 Feb – 30 Jun. 

HEY BIRTHDAY CHICK STAMP SET  154464  $21
Available RIGHT NOW!! As seen in the January–June 2021 Mini Catalog.  Want it today?  Get it right here!

BIRTHDAY CHICK DIES     158200     $27
11 dies.  Available 2 Feb – 30 Jun 2021

So…get ready to get yer Chick On!
2 Feb is right around the corner!


There’s still time for you to save some money on all the new goodies you’re loving as you look thru the new Jan – Jun 2021 Mini Catalog!  My Special Bundles will save you 10-15% off what you’d spend if you bought all the products separately!  And – every bundle comes with a free gift!  AND – Sale-A-Bration rewards.

Head over to my Jan – Jun 2021 Mini Catalog Special Bundles page and get all the details – plus find a handy order form!  These bundles are only available until 20 Jan and then they’re gone!

Happy bundling!


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Thick Basic White Cardstock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and folded at 5 1/2″)

Pacific Point Cardstock:  4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner)

Granny Apple Green Cardstock:  3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (second mats for card front and inner liner)

Basic White Cardstock:  3 3/4″ x 5″ (card front and inner liner); Second Largest Stitched Rectangle Die (popped up panel); Flowering Vine rectangle and sentiment

Brights 6″ x 6″ DSP (Pacific Point): 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 

Our little terrorist – Katie – had to go to her doctor on Friday.  She was having trouble in the litter box, if you catch my drift.

She hates – hateshateshates – riding in the car.  If the final destination was a wide open field planted panther-ear deep in catnip, populated by 2-legged mice that even old panthers could catch – with fresh salmon to nibble on whenever she wanted it – she would STILL hatehatehate riding in the car.

Turns out she’s got a bacterial infection – so…a couple of injections and some…wipes.

Huh?  Wipes?  And you’d like me to wipe her….there?  Oh – only once a day.  Well – then THAT’S easy enough.

She looks like she’s REALLY going to be receptive to the wipes.

Not.

Finn?  He be like…wipemewipemewipeme!!

TTFN
M

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