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Stampin’ Up! Dino Days for A Good Man for the Amy’s Inkin’ Krew Blog Hop

Good morning, y’all – welcome to another edition of Amy’s Inkin’ Krew team blog hop!  Each month we make projects centered around a theme – and this month our theme is Celebrate Summer!  We can interpret that any way we want – so…be sure to check and see everyone’s projects – we’ve got a bunch of talented ladies hopping with us this month!

I decided to go to the beach.  With dinosaurs.

No – no dinosaurs.  Just the DinoRAUR Suite.  And then I added a little Come Sail Away DSP and a couple of goodies from the A Good Man set.  Take a look-see:

I started with a piece of Come Sail Away DSP and matted it on Crumb Cake for the card front.  Then I used SNAIL and some Glue Dots to adhere a length of new 3/8″ Denim Ribbon.

On a piece of Whisper White, I stamped the image from A Good Man in Crumb Cake to start my beach-y scene.

I stamped the image again – on a sticky note this time – and roughly fussy cut it to make a mask.  Then I stamped it AGAIN – on some Balmy Blue striped Come Sail Away DSP.  I fussy cut just the shirt from that one.

I laid the sticky note mask over the stamped image and then stamped the palm trunks from Dino Days in Crumb Cake twice – when I lifted up the mask, the trees were “behind” the lounging man! 🙂

I colored my lounger-guy with my Light Balmy Blue (hat), Light Night of Navy (shorts); Ivory (skin) and Crumb Cake (“sand” and lounge chair) Stampin’ Blends.  Then I used Liquid Glue to adhere the fussy cut “shirt”.

I added some Mossy Meadow leaves from Dino Days.  I matted the panel on Crumb Cake and adhered it to the card front with Liquid Glue.

On another piece of Whisper White I stamped 5 more leaves and cut them with the Dino Dies.  I lightly curled each leaf and used Liquid Glue and Stampin’ Dimensionals to adhere them to the top of the trees.

I stamped the A Good Man sentiment in Mossy Meadow on Whisper White and cut it with the Classic Label Punch.  Then I edged it with my Mossy Meadow Stampin’ Write Marker and popped it onto the card front with Dimensionals.  A new Designer Element in the middle of the palm tree leaves finished off the card front.

On the inside, I added some Crumb Cake and Mossy Meadow Dino Days palm trees to a Whisper White panel.

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

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got more Dino Days palms on the front…

…and a little more Come Sail Away DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  Now – seriously.  Does that NOT look like a totally wonderful way to pass a summer day!?!  And – aren’t you glad there are no Dino Days pterodactyls flying by??!  I bet our lounging dude from A Good Man sure is!  I hope you like!

Now that you’ve seen my card, I hope you’ll take a little time to jump thru all the other projects we have to share. Click any name below, or you can use the Previous Blog button to jump to Julie’s page or the Next Blog button to see what Akiko’s been up to!

Karen Ksenzakovic

Jaimie Babarczy

Sue Prather

Paula Vincent

Connie Troyer

Leslie Larkin

Karen Finkle

Shirley Gentry

Julie Johnson

Mary Deatherage – YOU ARE HERE!

Akiko Sudano

Amy Koenders

Have fun on the hop! 🙂

TTFN

M

 

 

 


HOST CODE FOR 1 JUL – 15 JUL: P9E9MVVS

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


Bonus Days are In FULL SWING!!

What – exactly! – IS Bonus Days, you ask?

Well – during the month of July 2019, for every $50 you spend (before shipping and tax) you’ll earn a $5 Bonus Days coupon code that you’ll redeem in August!!  And – there’s no limit to the number of Coupons you can earn.  Whaaa?!? 🙂

Once we get into August, I’ll share the How’s and Deets on redeeming all those wonderful coupons!!

Until then – get all the details on my Stampin’ Up! Promotions page and…happy shopping!


EXTRA…EXTRA…Read All About It!!

Have you ever thought that YOU might want to join Stampin’ Up!?

 

Maybe for the discount (20-25% on EVERYTHING!)?

Maybe for a little extra cash coming in?

Well – regardless of the WHY – the Perfect WHEN is NOW!!

From 1 July thru 31 August, new demonstrators will receive an additional $30 to put toward bonus products in their Starter Kit. THEN, you’ll receive a $10 coupon code to use the following month. Woo-hoo!!

Check it all out on my Stampin’ Up! Promotions page and then…let’s get you started!  Hobbyist or Business Demo – come on down!!!

 


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

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

Crumb Cake Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and inner liner); 2 3/8″ x 5 1/4″ (mat for art)

Whisper White Card Stock: 2 1/4″ x 5 1/8″ (art panel); 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner); Classic Label Punch (sentiment); Dino Die cut leaves

Come Sail Away DSP: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front); envelope flap

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


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


Finn Fan Fix


 

No FFFs on Blog Hop Days

M

 

Categories: 2019-2020 Annual Catalog, Any Occasion, Bonus Days, Everyday, Happy Summer!, Joining Special, masculine, Recruiting Special, Thinking Of You | Tags: , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Winds of Change for a Friend

Happy Sunday, my peeps!  I hope your weekend is going well.  And I hope that MY weekend has been productive.  My list is long – and the little check boxes…too empty, I fear!  But – Wednesday is coming and it will be what it will be, right?  Regardless of what is – or is NOT – done, we’ll be leaving on a jet plane.

Hopefully one with four engines.

Just sayin’! 🙂

If you were able to join me last night for my Live Facebook video, I appreciate you spending part of YOUR weekend with me.  And this is where I’d usually say – “If not – but you’d like to see how I made today’s card – then…here’s the almost-Memorex version on my YouTube channel.”  But THIS week, apparently my video stopped recording about 1 minute in.  Not entirely sure why but…it’s gone! 🙁

So – we’ll have to do this old-school! 🙂

I played with a lovely new set called Winds of Change – and used a sort-of-Double-Time technique.  Take a look-see:

Pretty image – makes ya want to click your clogs.

Or have some Anderson Pea Soup….

Not everyone’s gonna get than one! 😉

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

And the color pallete is from the Inspire. Create.  Challenge.

I started with a card-front-sized piece of Whisper White card stock and, using my Stamparatus, stamped the image from the new Winds of Change stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  Then I laid a smaller strip over the top and stamped the image again.

And then…I…let…it…dry.

For a good loooooong time! 🙂

Once it was good and dry, I used Stampin’ Blends in Purple Posy, Rococo Rose and Pretty Peacock to color the flowers – making sure to get the flowers on the larger panel fully colored (where they’d be visible!), too.  I used my Seaside Spray Stampin’ Write Marker to highlight portions of the windmill.

I used my Stamparatus – and the acetate from the now-retired Stamp-A-Ma-Jig – to add the sentiment from Winds of Change in Terracotta Tile ink.  Then I matted both panels on Seaside Spray card stock.

I popped the narrow strip onto the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals – making sure to align the image!  Then I added a few 2019-2021 In Color Faceted Dots and the card front was done!

On the inside, I added another floral image from Winds of Change in Tuxedo Black and colored it with my Rococo Rose and Pretty Peacock Stampin’ Blends.  Then I added another little Terracotta Tile dot.

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

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got a repeat of the sweet spray of tulips on the front…

…and I added some Terracotta Tile paper (with scripty writing on it!) from the 2019-2020 In Color 6″ x 6″ DSP to the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  This wonderful new Winds of Change hits all the right notes – gorgeous flowers – beautiful sentiments in lovely fonts!  Stampin’ Up! really hit it out of the park (the TULIP park)!  I hope you like!

TTFN
M

 

 

 

P.S.  I’ve got ONE spot left in my Online Host Club – hurry and snap it up and let’s get ready for a fun six months (which just so happens to include…BONUS DAYS!!).  Check out the why’s and wherefores right here!


HOST CODE FOR 28 JUN – 15 JUL P9E9MVVS

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


Clearance Rack

Stampin’ Up! has updated the Clearance Rack – putting stamp sets on it for you!  This is not something they’ve done in the past—and we don’t know if they’ll do it again—but they’re there now – so…check them out!

Head over to the Clearance Rack soon and….Happy shopping!


My Retired Sale List!

Be sure to check out my Retired Products list – there are lot of goodies from the 2018-2019 Annual Catalog, the 2019 Occasions Catalog – and even from previous catalogs!  It’s a great opportunity to get some of your past favorites and save a little money!


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

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

Seaside Spray Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); 1 3/4″ x 5 1/4″ (mat for art/sentiment panel)

Whisper White Card Stock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front and inner liner); 1 5/8″ x 5 1/8″ (art/sentiment panel)

2019-2021 In Color 6″ x 6″ DSP:  envelope flap


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


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


Finn Fan Fix


When you just don’t know WHICH toy to play with! 🙂

TTFN
M

 

Categories: 2019-2020 Annual Catalog, Any Occasion, Encouragement, Everyday, Life Event, Retiring Products | Tags: , , | 6 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Tasteful Woven Textures Card

Happy Happy Hawwwmp Day, y’all!  Guess what?

What, Mary?

Well – one week and about 6 hours from that day’s blog post going live…we’ll be headed to the airport!  Whoo-hooo!

Gelato.  Baklave.  Tiramisu.  Dolmas.  Lasagna.  Spanakopita.  Spaghetti Carbonara!  Tiramisu – yes, I said it twice.  IT.  IS. THAT. GOOD!

See?  Been practicing my Greek and Italian! I think I’m ready!

My card today uses the new Tasteful Textures stamp set and bundled Tasteful Backgrounds Dies – paired up with some beautiful Woven Threads DSP.  Take a look-see:

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

And the color scheme – ALL the new 2019-2021 In Colors! – is from the Fab Friday challenge!

 

The Woven Threads DSP was a pretty obvious choice for this color challenge – so…I took the obvious route – and matted a piece on Pretty Peacock for the card front.

Next up is a piece in Rococo Rose – also matted on Pretty Peacock and adhered with Liquid Glue.

I cut a narrow strip of Terracotta Tile paper from the Woven Threads DSP and cut one of the pretty designs from it using the Tasteful Backgrounds Dies.  Then I matted it on Pretty Peacock with Liquid Glue.

I wrapped a piece of new Pretty Peacock 1/2″ Scalloped Linen Ribbon around that panel – securing it in the back with Glue Dots.  I tied a faux bow with a second short length of the same ribbon.  Then I popped the whole thing onto the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I stamped a sentiment from the Tasteful Textures stamp set in Pretty Peacock on Whisper White and cut it with a Stitched Shapes Framelits oval.  I used Liquid Glue and a couple of Stampin’ Dimensionals to adhere the sentiment to the card front.

I added some 2019-2020 In Color Faceted Dots – in Pretty Peacock and Seaside Spray – and the card front was done!

On the inside, I added a flourish image from Tasteful Textures in stamped-off-once Balmy Blue in the center of a Whisper White panel.  Over the top of that, I added a second sentiment in Pretty Peacock.

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

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got another stamped-off-once Balmy Blue flourish – I put it under the address area! – on the front…

…and I picked one of my Woven Threads DSPs and added it to the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  Wow!  The Tasteful Textures stamp set and bundled Tasteful Background Dies seem to have just been made to coordinate with the Woven Threads DSP, don’t you think?  I love how this one turned out.  I hope you like!

TTFN
M

 

 

 

P.S.  I’ve got ONE spot left in my Online Host Club – hurry and snap it up and let’s get ready for a fun six months (which just so happens to include…BONUS DAYS!!).  Check out the why’s and wherefores right here!


HOST CODE FOR 16 JUN – 30 JUN: QU3GVKSZ

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


Stampin’ Trimmer Cutting Blades Will Be Available on 27 June!

Good news! Stampin’ Up! has received a shipment of Stampin’ Trimmer Cutting Blades (item 126995), and this item will become available on 27 June at 10:00 AM (MT).

Remember – limit on blades will be three! We anticipate blades to sell out quickly, but hope more folks will be able to order with the smaller limit.

Also, there are a couple different error messages you will see if you try to add the blades to an order before they become available and after they have sold out.

  • On the day of the launch, if you try to order the Stampin’ Trimmer Cutting Blades before they are available, you will see this error message: “You may not order 1 of item 126995 because of promotion restrictions.”
  • When the blades have sold out, the message will return to the current message until the next launch: “This item has been discontinued and cannot be added to your order (126995).”

Remember: June 27th (that’s TOMORROW!) at 10AM (MOUNTAIN TIME!)


Clearance Rack

Stampin’ Up! has updated the Clearance Rack – putting stamp sets on it for you!  This is not something they’ve done in the past—and we don’t know if they’ll do it again—but they’re there now – so…check them out!

Head over to the Clearance Rack soon and….Happy shopping!


My Retired Sale List!

Be sure to check out my Retired Products list – there are lot of goodies from the 2018-2019 Annual Catalog, the 2019 Occasions Catalog – and even from previous catalogs!  It’s a great opportunity to get some of your past favorites and save a little money!


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

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

Pretty Peacock Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); 2 3/8″ x 4 5/8″ (mat for solid middle DSP panel); 1 7/8″ x 4 1/8″ (mat for die cut DSP panel)

Whisper White Card Stock: 2 3/4″ Stitched Shapes Oval (sentiment); 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner)

Woven Threads DSP: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front); 2 1/4″ x 4 1/2″ (solid middle DSP panel); 1 3/4″ x 4″ (die cut 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


Eggs.

They’re what’s for breakfast!

He starts off pretty delicately.

Well – as delicately as one Man can get with ginormous furry hands.

Then, though – He.  Gets.  Busy.

Just like I eat breakfast! 😉

TTFN
M

 

Categories: 2019-2020 Annual Catalog, Any Occasion, Clearance Rack Update, Encouragement, Everyday, Feminine, For You, Friendship, Just Because, Life Event | Tags: , , | 10 Comments

Stampin’ Up! It Starts With Art 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 Hop is a color challenge – so, I’m excited to see what everyone comes up with –  I just know you’re going to see a ton of awesome-ness on the hop!

When I saw the color challenge, my brain gravitated to the Follow Your Art suite.  So out came the It Starts With Art stamp set, a little Follow Your Art DSP and the fun Button Button Embossing Folder (all of which will be available to you in JUST FIVE DAYS!!).  Take a look-see:

Here’s the color scheme!

And – I pulled from this week’s Tuesday Morning Sketches challenge for the layout.

I started with some Coastal Cabana paper from the Follow Your Art DSP and embossed it in the Button Button folder, then matted it on Daffodil Delight for the card front!

Next up is a small panel of Whisper White – also embossed in the Button Button folder and matted on Daffodil Delight.

I created the diagonal element of the sketch with some carrying-over Granny Apple Green 1/2″ Textured Weave Ribbon – I cut four short lengths and adhere them directly to the card front with Liquid Glue.

For the It Starts With Art sentiment, I stamped it in Granny Apple Green on Whisper White.  Smack over the sentiment, in stamped-off-once Daffodil Delight, I added two little re-inkers!

I cut the sentiment with a Stitched Nested Label and cut a larger Daffodil Delight label for the mat.  I adhered them together with Liquid Glue and popped it over the ribbons with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I pulled out my Follow Your Art Embellishment Kit and strung a little silver heart locket onto a Coastal Cabana paper clip and then hooked that to a Coastal Cabana felt heart.  I adhered the whole thing to the sentiment with a couple of Glue Dots, then added a tiny Whisper White Solid Baker’s Twine bow with one more Glue Dot.  And that was it for the card front!

On the inside, I stamped two more re-inkers from It Starts With Art in stamped off TWICE Daffodil Delight on a Whisper White panel.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Daffodil Delight mat and into my Granny Apple Green card base, popped the card base on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done.

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got two stamped-off-once Daffodil Delight re-inkers on the front…

…and then I added a little more Follow Your Art DSP to the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  The Follow Your Art set is just so perfect for all us crafty folk, don’t you think?  The It Starts With Art set – and it’s bundled Arts & Crafts Dies – will let you express your creativity all day long – and no fussy cutting those ribbons and inkers and pens!  I hope you like – and are counting the days with me!

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

Shelagh Freemantle

Mary Deatherage – YOU ARE HERE!

Kristi Gray

Jaimie Babarczy

Sue Prather

Karen Finkle

Eva Dobilas

Have fun on the Hop!!

TTFN

 

 

 


HOST CODE FOR 16 MAY – 31 MAY: D9DKXCRZ

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


Some Discounts Coming TODAY!

Stampin’ Up! has let us know they’ll be discounting some of the retiring products beginning at 12:00 PM (MT) TODAY, 30 May 19!  The discount will be up to 30% on select items!

Click here to see the list of items that will be discounted from the 2018-19 Annual Catalog retiring list.

Click here to see the list of items that will be discounted from the 2019 Occasions Catalog retiring list.  **The format is a little screwy on this one, so the sale prices are listed on the second page for this list.

The products are only available while supplies last so order soon to make sure that you get your goodies on sale!

Click here to head over to my online store TODAY at 12:00 PM (MT) to start shopping the sale.


Just A Couple Days Left To Get Yours!

This exclusive, limited-time collection of coordinating, petal-packed products has everything you need to let your creativity bloom.  Take a look-see:

Product medleys are new for Stampin’ Up! (hopefully this won’t be the LAST product medley we see!) and they’re filled to the brim with cute, coordinating product…the flyer has the full list of everything you’ll receive in the Medley.  Click the pic to make it big enough to read!

Head over to my Online Store and get yours on the way!  It’s only available until 31 May or while supplies last! Need more deets?  Get ’em here: Stampin’ Up! Promotions page!


Get the Stampin’ Up! Products Used in These Projects:

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

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

Daffodil Delight Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); 2 3/4″ x 3 3/4″ (mat for small embossed panel); 3 1/4″ long Stitched Nested Label Die (mat for sentiment)

Whisper White Card Stock: 2 5/8″ x 3 5/8″ (small embossed panel); 2 3/4″ long Stitched Nested Labels die cut (sentiment); 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner)

Follow Your Art DSP: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front); envelope flap


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


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


Finn Fan Fix


No FFF’s on Blog Hop Days!

TTFN
M

Categories: 2019-2020 Annual Catalog, Any Occasion, Catalog Sneak Peek, Everyday, Feminine, Friendship, Love, New Catalog Launch, Product Medley, Sneak peek | Tags: , , | 16 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Memorable Mosaic Sneak Peek All The Happy Wishes

Good Tuesday!  Did you all have a great long-weekend?  Ours was nice – went to our friends for dinner yesterday.  Always nice to spend time with them!

My 2019-2020 Annual Catalog sneak peek for today is a fussy-cutting-Queen’s dream!  If you hate fussy cutting…look away! 😉

I used the new Memorable Mosaic stamp set and the Mosaic Mood Specialty DSP – both coming on 4 June – to make a fun card good for sending to…anyone for a special day and any day at all!  Take a look-see:

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Categories: 2019-2020 Annual Catalog, Any Occasion, Best Wishes, Catalog Sneak Peek, Encouragement, Everyday, Friendship, Just Because, Life Event, New Catalog Bundles, New Catalog Launch, New Catalog Shares, Shares, Sneak peek, Thinking Of You | Tags: , , , , , | 4 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Over The Moon 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 Hop is a color challenge – and it’s a doozy! – so, I’m excited to see what everyone comes up with –  I just know you’re going to see a ton of awesome-ness on the hop!

Our color sketch is…no colors!  Well, we’re allowed to use a little bit of an accent color.  So…given the basic non-color-colors of the challenge, I decided it was time to ink up the new and uber-adorbs Over The Moon stamp set – which is coming to you on 4 June!  Take a look-see:

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Categories: 2019 Sale-A-Bration Catalog, Catalog Sneak Peek, Everyday, For You, Friendship, General, Just Because, Love, New Catalog Launch, New Product, Product Medley, Sneak peek, Special Promotions | Tags: , , | 14 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Above the Clouds Sneak Peek

Happy Happy HAWWWP Day!!  Hope your week is going well!

My card today is a colorful and fun one – a little outside my wheelhouse cuz it’s bright AND Clean-And-Simple!  It showcases a fun new stamp/punch bundle in the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog called Above the Clouds!  Take a look-see:

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Categories: 2018-2019 Annual Catalog, 2019-2020 Annual Catalog, Any Occasion, Catalog Sneak Peek, Encouragement, Everyday, Friendship, General, Graduation Card, New Catalog Launch, New Catalog Shares, New Product, Paper Pumpkin, Shares, Sneak peek | Tags: , , | 12 Comments

Stampin’ Up! It Starts With Art Sneak Peek!

Good Monday, my peeps!  WHY is it a GOOD Monday and not a BLAH Monday?  Cuz….it’s probably going to be my last one in Maryland!

Please notice I did not say WILL be my last one.  I have no wish to anger the Flight Gods.  They’re a vindictive group, don’t ya know??  Let’s just say I am cautiously optimistic. That shouldn’t get their backs up… 😉

My card today is a clean-and-simple number (well – it is for ME!) using a sweet little new set from the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog called It Starts With Art and the bundled Arts & Crafts Dies.  And this suite – called Follow Your Art (all of which is available on 4 June!) – includes a fun embossing folder called Button Button and some Follow Your Art DSP.  Take a look-see:

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

I started with a Whisper White panel that I ran thru the Big Shot in the new Button Button Embossing Folder (which customers will be able to pick up on 4 June – which is smack around corner!) then matted on Blushing Bride for the card front.

The angled panel is from the Follow Your Art DSP also matted on Blushing Bride and then popped onto the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Using one of the pretty edgelits from the Arts & Crafts Dies, I cut a strip from some Calypso Coral cardstock.  With Liquid Glue, I adhered a couple of pieces of the strip to the card front – tucking them under the edge of the popped-up angled panel.

I stamped the sentiment from It Starts With Art in Pacific Point on Whisper White and cut it with a Stitched Shapes Framelits circle die.  I used Liquid Glue and a Stampin’ Dimensional to add it over the point of the angled DSP.

I pulled out the new Follow Your Art Embellishment Kit and adhered a couple of felt embellishments in Crushed Curry and Coastal Cabana.  Then I tied a double-length little bow of Calypso Coral Linen Thread (from the kit) thru the top of one of the Silver Trinkets (the kit includes 6 of these little beauty’s – they’re heart shaped and say “Made With Love” on them!).  I adhered it with a dab of Liquid Glue to the Crushed Curry felt flower – and the card front was done!

For the inside, I cut another of the Arts & Crafts Dies edgelits – this one looks like a row of buttons! – from a piece of Follow Your Art DSP, and adhered it across the bottom of a Whisper White panel.

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

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got another row of Follow Your Art DSP “buttons” across the front…

…and I adhered some more of that paper on the envelope flap, too!

Et Voila!  This Follow Your Art DSP is fun and creative and….artsy!…don’t you think?  I love the It Starts With Art stamp set and the bundled Arts & Crafts Dies make it easy to cut out lots of fun shapes – as well as the stamped images!   I hope you like!

TTFN

 

 

 

P.S.  Today and tomorrow – that’s all that’s left for you to cash in on Double Peppermints!

P.P.S.  This THE LAST day for you to get in on the THIRTY-ONE Pop-Up Sale!!  Don’t miss out – I didn’t!!  Which is to say…I have a TON of new goodness headed to Atlanta!  Flamingos and Llamas and pineapples, oh my!  Yes – once I’d done my damage on the Pop-Up Sale, I MIGHT have gone a teensy bit outside the lines!  But….what’s a girl to do?!?  I HAD to get some more Small Utility Totes and a Tote-Ally Thermal!! They’re the SPECIAL this month.  C’mon!!

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Check out this video…

Then head over to my Totes-N-Lingers Online Store and get some goodies for yourself! 🙂


HOST CODE FOR 1 MAY – 15 MAY: 29N99DTZ

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


Double Peppermints Ordering Special!

Here’s the deets…

1. All orders of $50 or greater (before shipping and taxes) placed through my online store between now and the end of the day on Tuesday, 7 May 19 will earn DOUBLE PEPPERMINT REWARD POINTS!!  And that’s ANY order – whether you order the Everything Is Rosy Product Medley or not!

2. Don’t forget to add my Host Code (WPJTQD4T) if your order is under $150 to get your free thank you gift (orders over $150 automatically get the free thank you git!).

3. For more information about my Punkin Head Peppermint Reward points (my buyer reward program), click here.  See what gathering up Peppermints is a great idea!!  And – if you’re a new customer of mine, this order will also get you on my Catalog Mailing List!  Whoo-hoo!

Happy Shopping!


This exclusive, limited-time collection of coordinating, petal-packed products has everything you need to let your creativity bloom.  Take a look-see: Product medleys are new for Stampin’ Up! (hopefully this won’t be the LAST product medley we see!) and they’re filled to the brim with cute, coordinating product…the flyer has the full list of everything you’ll receive in the Medley.  Click the pic to make it big enough to read! The Product Number for Everything Is Rosy is 150059 and the cost will be just $80 for this awesome bundle!  Head over to my Online Store and get yours on the way!  It’s only available until 31 May or while supplies last! Need more deets?  Head over to my Stampin’ Up! Promotions page!


Paper Pumpkin News!!

Now’s The Time To Get Signed Up if You Aren’t Already!!

This May, you’re in for a treat.  Paper Pumpkin has teamed up with Shelli Gardner, Stampin’ Up!’s board chair and cofounder, to deliver you a very special Paper Pumpkin kit.  It’s exclusive, collectible, and one of a kind.  Die-hard Paper Pumpkin and Stampin’ Up! fans won’t want to miss this special edition.

What’s in the box?? It includes an exclusive photopolymer stamp set, paper and crafting materials to create 12 mailable cards (3 cards of 4 unique designs), 12 exclusive, coordinating envelopes, and a Classic Stampin’ Spot.  Coordinating colors are: Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Old Olive, Petal Pink, Pool Party, Pretty Peacock, Soft Suede, and Very Vanilla! Here’s what you need to DO!

  • In order to receive the Hugs from Shelli kit, the subscriber must have an active subscription by May 10 at 11:50 PM (MT).
  • Supplies may be limited toward the end of the subscription period.

Ready? Well, there’s two ways to get in on the fun. You can sign up for a subscription where you’re billed monthly for your kit – click here to get started.

OR…

…do a Prepaid Subscription!  To see the options for prepaid subscriptions in my online store, click here.  


2019-2020 Annual Catalog Shares Are Open!

Try a little bit of the beautiful new Designer Series Papers, specialty papers and envelopes, plus fun embellishments with a Catalog Share!

I’ve got a Single Designer Series Paper Share, an Embellishments Share and an I Want It All Share!  Your choice – you can even DOUBLE the fun!

I’ll place our Shares order first jump out of the box on 4 Jun 19 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 – hopefully early in the week of the 10th!

Check out what’s in each share and find an easy-to-use form to fill out to get signed up today for YOUR share of the new Catalog over on my Stamps-N-Lingers 2019-2020 Annual Catalog Shares page!

Happy Shopping!


Get the Stampin’ Up! Products Used in These Projects:

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Calypso Coral Card Stock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and folded at 5 1/2″); Arts & Crafts die cut “lace” on front

Blushing Bride Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and inner liner); 3 5/8″ x 3″ at point (mat for angled panel)

Whisper White Card Stock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front and inner liner); 1 7/8″ Stitched Shapes Circle die cut (sentiment)

Follow Your Art DSP: 3 1/2″ x 2 7/8″ at point (angled panel); Arts & Crafts die cut “buttons; 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 new pics of the Man until I can get home to take them! 🙁

TTFN
M

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Stampin’ Up! Daisy Lane 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 Hop is a color challenge and I’m excited to see what everyone comes up with –  I just know you’re going to see a ton of awesome-ness on the hop!

I decided that the color scheme was really asking for some flowers and leaves – so…I pulled out the new Daisy Lane stamp set!  Now, this set will be bundled (read: SAVE 10%!) with the new Medium Daisy Punch which will come out in the new 2019-2020 Annual Catalog at the same time this set makes its debut!  AND – it also works with the Daisy Punch, which is already active and is carrying over.  So…take a look-see:

And here’s the color scheme in question!

Flowers, right??

I started with two panels of Sahara Sand and, with a little tiny dab of Liquid Glue, temporarily stuck them together.  That’s a pretty classic start to a Double-Time or Triple-Time card!

I inked up the large daisy in the new Daisy Lane (4 June!) stamp set with Highland Heather and stamped them a couple of times – without re-inking, here and there on the layered panels.

I inked the pretty leaf from Daisy Lane in Pear Pizzazz and repeated the process.  Folls – there’s a strong chance this is going to be my favorite leaf image EVER!!

With Highland Heather, I added the sentiment from Daisy Lane.

Then I ran the whole thing thru the Big Shot in the Subtle Dynamic TIEF.

I matted both panels on Pear Pizzazz and then adhered the smaller panel to the card front.  I used my Pear Pizzazz and Highland Heather Stampin’ Write Markers to add a little color in the margins – cleaning up the space left by the stamping.  Then I popped the smaller panel over the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a seperate piece of Sahara Sand, I stamped more daisies in Highland Heather.  I made several full-strength and several stamped-off-once – then layered them…I fussy cut them – but…YOU could (I’d even go so far as to say SHOULD!) use the Medium Daisy Punch (which will come out on 4 Jun) and the Daisy Punch (which is in the current catalog – but…I left it at home!).

I added a couple of short lengths of Whisper White 5/8″ Flax Ribbon with a couple of Glue Dots.  On the back of the flower, I used Liquid Glue to wind some Gold Metallic Thread in loops.  Finally, I adhered the flower to the card front.

I added a Gold Faceted Gem to the flower center and a couple up in the corner – and the card front was done!

On the inside I added a second sentiment from Daisy Lane in Highland Heather on a Sahara Sand panel, then added some full-strength and stamped-off-once flowers in the corner.  A couple of Pear Pizzazz leaves finished it off.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the Sahara Sand panel to a Pear Pizzazz mat and then into my Highland Heather card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done.

My Very Vanilla Medium Envelope got a couple more Highland Heather flowers and Pear Pizzazz leaves on the front…

…and another leaf on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  How.  Cool.  Is.  This.  Daisy Lane stamp set?!?  And it’s a PUNCH set!  Whoo-hooo!  I hope you like and have moved this one up to the top of your list for the release of the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog on 4 June!

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

Shelagh Freemantle

Mary Deatherage – YOU ARE HERE!

Kristi Gray

Jaimie Babarczy

Sue Prather

Karen Finkle

Eva Dobilas

Have fun on the Hop!!

TTFN

 

 

 


HOST CODE FOR 16 APR – 30 APR: HW762NTC

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


This exclusive, limited-time collection of coordinating, petal-packed products has everything you need to let your creativity bloom.  Take a look-see:

Product medleys are new for Stampin’ Up! (hopefully this won’t be the LAST product medley we see!) and they’re filled to the brim with cute, coordinating product…the flyer has the full list of everything you’ll receive in the Medley.  Click the pic to make it big enough to read!

The Product Number for Everything Is Rosy is 150059 and the cost will be just $80 for this awesome bundle!  Head over to my Online Store and get yours on the way!  It’s only available until 31 May or while supplies last!

Need more deets?  Head over to my Stampin’ Up! Promotions page!


Paper Pumpkin News!!

Now’s The Time To Get Signed Up if You Aren’t Already!!

This May, you’re in for a treat.  Paper Pumpkin has teamed up with Shelli Gardner, Stampin’ Up!’s board chair and cofounder, to deliver you a very special Paper Pumpkin kit.  It’s exclusive, collectible, and one of a kind.  Die-hard Paper Pumpkin and Stampin’ Up! fans won’t want to miss this special edition.

What’s in the box??

It includes an exclusive photopolymer stamp set, paper and crafting materials to create 12 mailable cards (3 cards of 4 unique designs), 12 exclusive, coordinating envelopes, and a Classic Stampin’ Spot.  Coordinating colors are: Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Old Olive, Petal Pink, Pool Party, Pretty Peacock, Soft Suede, and Very Vanilla!

Here’s what you need to DO!

  • In order to receive the Hugs from Shelli kit, the subscriber must have an active subscription by May 10 at 11:50 PM (MT).
  • Supplies may be limited toward the end of the subscription period.

Ready? Well, there’s two ways to get in on the fun. You can sign up for a subscription where you’re billed monthly for your kit – click here to get started.

OR…

…do a Prepaid Subscription!  To see the options for prepaid subscriptions in my online store, click here.  


2019 Retired Products List!

Last-Chance Products

Click any of these links to go to my Online Store for the most up-to-date information!


Get the Stampin’ Up! Products Used in These Projects:

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

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

Pear Pizzazz Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and inner liner); 3 5/8″ x 4 5/8″ (mat for smaller sentiment panel)

Sahara Sand Card Stock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front and inner liner); 3 1/2″ x 4 1/2″ (smaller sentiment panel); Daisy Lane flowers

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 FFF’s on Blog Hop Days!

TTFN
M

 

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Stampin’ Up! Bird Ballad Sneak Peek For a Friend

Morning, all!  Happy weekend!  Are you all on your way to see Avengers Endgame?  I am NOT – not cuz I don’t want to (I most desperately DO!) – but because there’s barely a ticket to be had!  One of the guys went to the special early release showing on Thursday night – and he gave it two thumbs up.  I’m really hoping to go next weekend!

One little admin note before we get to the card – I will NOT be doing my FB Live tonight! I have a previous engagement and won’t be around.  So…we’ll get together TOMORROW night – Sunday, at 7 pm Eastern.  Okey dokey?  Hopefully the hotel internet will cooperate.  If not – take heart…in theory I’ll be home in a couple of weeks and we won’t have to worry about sharing bandwidth with everyone ELSE trying to stream their videos!

Okay – let’s get it, shall we?  My card today is yet another Sneak Peek (I can’t help it very much – all these new goodies are just sitting there BEGGING to be played with!  Who am I to deny them??).  This one uses the so-pretty Bird Ballad suite (coming on 4 June) – take a look-see:

This layout is courtesy of this week’s Global Design Project sketch challenge.

And – as a little reminder, here’s the Bird Ballad Suite…

I started with some of the beautiful flower-and-bird strewn paper from the Bird Ballad DSP (available on 4 June) and matted it on Daffodil Delight for the card front.  I wrapped some Petal Pink 5/8″ Organdy Striped Ribbon (from the coming-soon Perennial Essence Suite) around the panel, securing it in the back with Glue Dots.

Next up, using my Stamparatus, I stamped the Free As A Bird sentiment in Tuxedo Black on a Whisper White square.  Above it, I added the bird-on-a-branch image, also in Tuxedo Black.

I matted the square on Daffodil Delight and popped it onto the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a seperate piece of Whisper White, I stamped the bird-and-branch image again in Tuxedo Black.  Using my Light and Dark Daffodil Delight, Petal Pink, Crumb Cake, and Old Olive Stampin’ Blends, I colored the image.  Then I fussy cut it. 🙂

I used Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals (it’s me – so…I used a bunch!) and popped the colored birds over top of the black-and-white image.

I tied a bow from the Petal Pink 5/8″ Organdy Striped Ribbon and adhered it with a Glue Dot – and the card front was done!

On the inside, I stamped a second Free As A Bird sentiment in Tuxedo Black on Whisper White.  Then I added some flowers and leaves in Tuxedo Black sort of scattered all over.  I stamped the images a couple of times without re-inking.  Then I used my Light and Dark Petal Pink Blends to color the flowers.

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

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got more Free As A Bird flowers and leaves on the front…

…and I added more of the pretty Bird Ballad DSP to the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  This whole gorgeous Bird Ballad suite just screams SPRING, doesn’t it?  The images and beautiful sentiments in the Free As A Bird stamp set coordinate perfectly with the Bird Ballad DSP.  And – watch for those uber-cool Stitched Nested Labels dies!  Go ahead – just add this one to your wish list!  You know you’re going to get it!  Hope you like!

TTFN

 

 

 

P.S.  Watch a little later today for the post about my 2019-2020 Annual Catalog Shares!  Whoo-hooo!


HOST CODE FOR 16 APR – 30 APR: HW762NTC

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

 


Be sure to check out the great new additions in my Online Store!

Supplies are limited, and with discounts up to 60%, products will go quickly. Shop now and stock up.


Get Your Copy of the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog

I’ve been giving you a few sneak peeks and we’ll see some “in person” goodies tonight, but – here’s the deets about getting your very own copy!

  • If you’re a current customer of mine (like…you’ve ordered from me in the last 12 months), I’ll be ordering you a copy of the catalog and mailing them out just as quickly as I can once they arrive.  Your catalog should be arriving in mid-May in a Priority Mailer Envelope.
  • Ordering opens for the Annual Catalog at 12:00 noon MT on Tuesday, 4 June.
  • If you’re NOT a current customer of mine but would like a copy of the Annual Catalog, simply place an order through my online store before 4 June and you’ll automatically be added to my mailing list.
  • Demonstrators can preorder from the Annual Catalog beginning on May 2!  So join my team now and you can get your hands on those new catalog items a month early!

2019 Retired Products List!

Click any of these links to go to my Online Store for the most up-to-date information!

 


Get the Stampin’ Up! Products Used in These Projects:

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

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

Daffodil Delight Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner panel); 2 7/8″ square (mat for sentiment panel)

Whisper White Card Stock: 2 3/4″ square (sentiment panel); 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner); Fussy Cut Free As a Bird image

Bird Ballad DSP (coming 4 June): 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front); envelope flap

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


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


Finn Fan Fix

No new pictures of the Man until I can get home to take them! 🙁

TTFN

M

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