Fun Fold card

Stampin’ Up! Life is Beautiful Hallows Night with Video Tutorial for The Paper Players

Hey y’all – it’s Sunday, which means I’ve got another fun challenge for you from the Paper Players – LeAnn’s given us a Clean-and-Simple challenge to work with this week!  🙂 It’s a good one – and one that I know will give your creative mojo a bump!  So I hope you’ll come and play along with us!

If you were able to join me yesterday for my Facebook Live video, I appreciate you spending some of your weekend with me!  If you weren’t able to watch the live version, but you’d like to see the replay on YouTube…here ’tis!

So – funny story.  LAST Sunday – remember my card?  Check it out right here.  It was a CAS Pets card.  Why?  Cuz…I totally messed up and did the wrong challenge for the Players!  Doh!

But that IS the challenge for THIS week – so…the cat punch makes another showing!  I used it – and the Life is Beautiful stamp set, along with the Hallows Night Magic Bundle and some not-real-spooky Magic in This Night DSP – to make…a double-easel fun fold card.  Take a look-see:

And here’s our Paper Players challenge!

And the layout is from the Freshly Made Sketches challenge.

The card base is just a 4 1/4″ x 11″ piece of Basic Black folded into a portrait tent-fold card.

Then I cut and folded a piece of Bumble Bee card stock – 4″ x 10″, score and fold at 5 1/4″ and 7 5/8″ – to create the double-easel itself.  I used Liquid Glue to adhere the easel to the front of the Basic Black card base.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere a piece of bat-strewn paper from the Magic in This Night DSP to the top – largest – panel.  Then two smaller pieces in a coordinating pattern – to the two smaller panels.

The “moon” is a piece of Bumble Bee card stock, cut with the largest smooth-edged Layering Circles die.  I used a Sponge Dauber to lightly sponge some Bumble Bee ink onto the moon – to create a little depth.  And to look more moon-like and less cardstock-circle-like!

I placed the circle in my Stamparatus and stamped the tree branches from the Life is Beautiful stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.

While the ink got good and dry, I stamped the pretty label image from Hallows Night Magic in Tuxedo Black on a piece of Bumble Bee.  Then I added the sentiment.

When IT was all dry, I cut it with the matching die in the Halloween Dies set and adhered it to the front small panel of the easel.

I punched the kitty in Basic Black using the Cat Punch.  Then I did a dry fit of the moon and the cat – and popped the moon into place with Black Stampin’ Dimensionals on the large main panel.  I used some Liquid Glue to adhere the cat on the front fold.

Using the bat dies in the Halloween Magic Dies, I cut a few from Black Glimmer Paper and adhered two on the moon and popped the last one onto the sentiment label with a Black Stampin’ Dimensional.  And that was it for the card front.

On the inside, I again used my Stamparatus to add the spooky tree image from Life is Beautiful in Tuxedo Black to a Whisper White panel.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Bumble Bee mat and into the card base and the card was done.

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got another Tuxedo Black tree on the front…

…and a little more Magic in This Night DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  Hardly any white – but…it looks clean-and-simple to me! 🙂  I’d planned a top-fold Joy Fold card – but…the design that was in my head with the Cat Punch against the Life Is Beautiful tree silhouette on the moon…just screamed DOUBLE-EASEL!  And the Hallows Night Magic stamp set – with the fun Halloween Dies is the perfect accompaniment!

I hope you like!

If you want to recreate this card – all the Stampin’ Up! products you need are listed down below along with the card cuts!

Now – before you reach for your ink and papers, check out what our amazing team has created to inspire you this week:

The Paper Players Design Team

TTFN

M

 

 

 


HOST CODE FOR 16 SEP – 30 SEP: JBMCHDXU

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 Rewards page for full details. The September Tutorial features the In The Pines Bundle!


I’d Love To Have YOU Join My Team!

And this month is a great month to do it – cuz…Stampin’ Up! has an amazing Joining Bonus special going on in September!

The Get & Go Starter Kit promotion will give folks who sign up to be a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator additional products to kick start a business OR just get some amazing extra goodies to create 16 super pretty cards in a blink!!

In addition to the already great-valued Starter Kit, new demos will get pre-cut paper, stamps, and embellishments to use however you want!  Stamp with friends?  Yup!  Make a bunch of cards quick-like-a-bunny?  Yup!  Whatever you want to do with all these extra goodies…go for it!

Here’s the deets:

    • This great deal ends on 30 September!
    • In addition to the regular starter kit – you pay $99 plus tax and choose $125 worth of products plus get FREE SHIPPING! – you’ll ALSO receive…
      • 16 pre-cut and individually-packaged cards packs – including envelopes!
        • 8 packs of precut cardstock of the coastal cabana pack
        • 8 packs of precut cardstock of the Granny Apple Green pack
      • A pack of Rhinestone Basic Jewels
      • The So Much Love stamp set – here’s a video of the project ideas included!
      • The Queen Anne’s Lace stamp set – here’s a video for this set’s projects!
    • Use these extra goodies to make samples (using the “recipes” – you’ll ALSO get!) -hold an event with your friends or…for whatever you like!  Would you just like to get a lot of cards made fast?  This is a great tool!
    • Important note: Ink, adhesive, cutting tool, and clear block for stamping must be purchased separately. However, these products may be included as part of the Starter Kit product selection.

There’re lots of great reasons to join Stampin’ Up! and I’d love to have you join my team!

  • Enjoy a 20% discount (from the git-go!) on ALL of your Stampin’ UP! Purchases – and that discount can go up!
  • Receive new catalogs EARLY
  • Order new product EARLY
  • Attend virtual and in person demonstrator only events
  • Join our online Critters-N-Creatin’ Krew community of over 35 Members in our private FB group – and you KNOW we’re having fun!
    • Just this past weekend – we had a wonderful virtual team meeting!  Look at all these happy faces!  We did four projects “together” – got all the updates from Stampin’ UP! – and there was a Prize Patrol!  When you join our team – then you’re a part of a fun community of men and women who love crafting and love Stampin’ Up! products!!

  • Enjoy hostess benefits (Stampin’ Rewards) just the same as customers – yes, in ADDITION to your Discount! 😉
  • 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!

So – who’s going to join us?! 🙂

If you’ve got questions, give me a shout and we can chat! 🙂 


World Card Making Day is 3 October!

These days, everyone needs a lift and wants to hear that they’re important to someone. And with everything going on in the world, handmade cards are a perfect way to reach out and show appreciation for special friends!

We held this event last year for WCMD and we all had so much fun that we decided to do it again!  All are welcome to join us!  We’ll be setting up a Facebook page to host the event and I’ll be sharing the link to the page in late September.  Keep an eye out on my Facebook page and here on the blog for more details!  Can’t wait to stamp with you all then!!


Paper Pumpkin Joy To The World Kit!!

October 2020 Paper Pumpkin - Joy to the World

This holiday season, share the joy of Paper Pumpkin! The Joy to the World Paper Pumpkin Kit is an exclusive holiday kit that provides a specially-designed box, enough supplies to create eight elegant cards, and an opportunity to connect with the Stampin’ Up! global community.

With October’s magical kit, not only will you be able to get a head start on your holiday crafting—you’ll get to create Christmas cards, share project ideas, and spread holiday cheer with Stampin’ Up! customers and demonstrators around the world!  After you receive your kit, you can join the Joy of Paper Pumpkin Facebook group to make the most of this holiday kit!

Here’s the deets:

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create eight cards—four each of two designs—and coordinating envelopes.
  • Kit includes die-cut pieces in English, French, and German. This will allow you to create cards you can use to connect with other customers and demonstrators around the world—in their language! To learn more about how to do this, read the “The Joy of Paper Pumpkin” section on this page.
  • Card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ 
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2″ x 5-3/4″ 
  • Coordinating Colors: Cherry Cobbler, Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Just Jade, Soft Sea Foam

NOTE:  The holiday kits tend to sell out FAST!  So…if you want this one – best get after it and get subscribed (or RE-subscribed) if you aren’t already!  You’ve got until 10 October to sign up for it – but…supplies may get scarce towards the end and when they’re gone they’re gone!! 🙁

So – are you a Paper Pumpkin Subscriber?  If you’re not – but…you’d like to give these fun, all-inclusive kits, a try – you can sign up for a subscription where you are billed monthly for your kit OR you can purchase a prepaid subscription in my online store.  To see more information and to sign up for the monthly subscription, click here. To see the options for prepaid subscriptions in my online store, click here.


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Basic Black Card Stock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and folded at 5 1/2″); Cat punch

Bumble Bee Card Stock: 4″ x 10″ (double easel – scored and folded at 5 1/4″ and 7 5/8″ on the long side); 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mat for inner liner); Layering Circle die cut (moon); Halloween Magic Die Cut label (sentiment)

Whisper White Card Stock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner)

Black Glimmer Paper: Halloween Magic Die bats

Magic In This Night DSP: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (large easel panel); 2 3/8″ x 3 7/8″ (x 2 – small easel panels); 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 

Ever have one of those days?

Raining outside.  Gloomy.

One of those…roll over days? No real point in even getting outta bed?

Sigh…

Not even the squirrels want to play…

TTFN

M

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Stampin’ Up! Detailed Dove of Hope Fun Fold With Video Tutorial

Happy Friday, y’all!  Hope you’ve got a good weekend in store – mine is going to be quiet.  I’m still recovering from LAST weekend’s festivities!!

If you were able to join me yesterday for my YouTube live, I appreciate you spending some time with me – if not, but you’d like to see the replay, here ’tis! 🙂

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Stampin’ Up! Toile Joyful Holly with Video Tutorial

Happy Friday, y’all!  Hope you’ve got a good weekend in store – mine is BIG!

Tomorrow, I’ll head up to the Gainseville area to attend Matt and Katelyn’s wedding.  Jan and I have been discussing what we’re going to wear and when.  We’ll go this afternoon and get a manicure.

Well – two.  One each. 😉

I’m looking forward to the whole thing – been a while coming!

If you’re doing the math, you’ll have realized I probably won’t be on my Facebook video tomorrow evening – the rehearsal dinner is then.  I am…touched beyond measure that we were invited to that – especially given then we’re neither parents nor wedding party!  I guess we’re honorary parents!

Shoot.  Let the tears start! 🥰😢

Anywho – sniff – let’s talk card!

If you were able to join me yesterday for my YouTube live, I appreciate you spending some time with me – if not, but you’d like to see the replay, here ’tis! 🙂

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Stampin’ Up! In the Pines Bundle Sneak Peek Fun Fold with Video Tutorial

Happy Friday, y’all!  I hope you’ve had a wonderful week – we’ve been in the tropical storm pattern all week.  Muggy.  Hot.  Rain every day.

Guess how well our lavender plants are doing?

If you guessed…not so well, then…you are correct!  We’ve got as much drainage as we could manage but…the little babies are struggling with their wet feet.

They may have trench foot.  Hmm.  Maybe I need to sprinkle some Dr. Scholl’s foot powder on them? 🤔🤔🤔

Or not….

So, if you were able to join me yesterday for my YouTube live, I appreciate you spending some time with me – if not, but you’d like to see the replay, here ’tis! 🙂

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Stampin’ Up! Happiest of Birthdays Fun Fold with Video Tutorial for The Paper Players

Hey y’all – it’s Sunday, which means I’ve got another fun challenge for you from the Paper Players – it’s a clean-and-simple theme challenge from Jaydee.  Our theme is CELEBRATION! – which is appropriate since this is The Paper Player’s 500th Challenge!! Whoo-hoo!!  I hope you’ll come and play along to help us celebrate!  🙂

If you were able to join me yesterday for my Facebook Live video, I appreciate you spending some of your weekend with me!  If you weren’t able to watch the live version, but you’d like to see the replay on YouTube…here ’tis!

I picked birthday celebration for my theme – and pulled from the Happiest of Birthdays stamp set for my big bold focal sentiment.  I added it atop some relatively subtle plaid from the new Plaid Tidings DSP – coming on 4 Aug in the Aug – Dec 2020 Mini Catalog!!  Take a look-see:

And here’s our 500th Paper Players challenge badge!

I also pulled a little help for the layout of the smaller “card” on the front of my fun-fold from this week’s Freshly Made Sketches challenge.

This is a SUPER easy fun fold, y’all!  It probably looks familiar – cuz I did a similar fold not too long ago, using the Forever Fern Bundle!

For this one, I started with a piece of gorgeous plaid paper from the Plaid Tidings DSP pack that I matted on Misty Moonlight and then adhered to my Bumble Bee card base with Liquid Glue.

I cut a smaller piece of the same plaid and matted it on Misty Moonlight – to make the card front for the small card.

I placed a piece of Whisper White into my Stamparatus and, using the Marker-to-Rubber technique, stamped the Happiest of Birthdays sentiment.  I colored the large letters with my Shaded Spruce Stampin’ Write Marker and used the Pretty Peacock Marker for the small letters.

I used a Stitched Rectangle Die that was the right width – but too long – to cut the sentiment.  I made it smaller by running the cut thru my die cutting machine a second time.  The video shows how to do that – way easier than words would do!  You can scroll thru to about the 14 minute mark! 🙂

I used Liquid Glue to adhere a small strip of Bumble Bee plaid from Plaid Tidings to the bottom of the sentiment, then popped the whole thing onto the small card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added a single Bumble Bee 2020-2021 In Color Enamel Dot – and the small card front was done.

For the inside, I matted another strip of the Bumble Bee Plaid Tidings DSP on Misty Moonlight and then adhered it to a Whisper White panel.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Misty Moonlight mat and into the small Bumble Bee card base – then I adhered that whole little card to the larger card base – offset to the left – with Liquid Glue – and the fun-fold card was done!

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got another fun sentiment from Happiest of Birthdays on the front – in Pretty Peacock ink…

…and more of the blue-toned Plaid Tidings DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  The Happiest of Birthdays stamp set is perfect for clean-and-simple cards – the big bold sentiments really do all the work!  It’s also handy to have a cute sentiment for those SO FEW times you MIGHT be a little-bit-late with a card! 😉

And – Stampin’ Up! heard us when we asked for MORE PLAID!!  The new Plaid Tidings DSP is gorgeous!!

I hope you like!

If you want to recreate this card – all the Stampin’ Up! products you need are listed down below along with the card cuts!  And – of course, you can get a taste of the Plaid Tidings DSP in one of my Aug – Dec 2020 Mini Catalog Shares!

Now – before you reach for your ink and papers, check out what our amazing team has created to inspire you this week:

The Paper Players Design Team

TTFN

M

 

 


HOST CODE FOR 16 JUL – 31 JUL: D3JZW9MD

The July Tutorial features the Whale Done Bundle!

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 Rewards page for full details.


Stamps-N-Lingers 2020 Aug – Dec Mini Catalog Shares are Open!

If you’ve been anxiously awaiting word on my Catalog Shares – here ’tis!

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

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

So – you can try a little bit of the beautiful new Designer Series Papers, specialty papers and envelopes, plus fun embellishments with one of my Catalog Shares! I’ll place our Shares order first jump out of the box on 4 Aug 20 and use expedited shipping so I get it back fast!  Then I’ll get it all cut up, packaged and out the door quick as I can – as early in the week of the 10th as I can manage!

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

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

Shares are open to anyone – including demonstrators, so…check it out and get signed up before 2 Aug using the form you’ll find on my Stamps-N-Lingers 2020 Aug – Dec Mini Catalog Shares page!


Bonus Days are here again! For every $50 (before shipping and tax) you spend between today and 3 August, you earn a $5 Bonus Days coupon code that can be redeemed between 4 August and 30 August.  Whoo-hoo!! There are so many amazing, new products on your wish list – buy lots of them in July so you can complete your list in August with your pile of freebie coupons. Winner Winner Fried-Chicken-with-no-Calories Dinner!

For every order you place, you’ll receive an email with your Bonus Days coupon codes. Don’t lose these codes!!

Write them down, print them out or save them in a handy spreadsheet. That way, you’ve got everything you need to redeem the credits in August.  Have I said…WHOO-HOOO


Down to one shelf!  But – there’s plenty left – so…help me wipe the shelf clean, okay?

I’ve got the remaining list over on the original post – right here – and I’m pretty sure it’s current and up-to-date (not a 99% sure – maybe….96.7%?!?).

Check it out – get all the deets – and then let me know what you’d like! 


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Bumble Bee Card Stock: 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ (card base); 3 1/4″ x 8 1/2″ (small card base – scored and folded at 4 1/4″)

Misty Moonlight Card Stock: 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (mat for card base); 3 1/8″ x 4 1/8″ (mats for small card front and for inner liner); 1/2″ x 3 1/8″(mat for inner liner strip)

Whisper White Card Stock: 2 5/8″ x 3 1/4″ Stitched Rectangle Die (Sentiment); 3″ x 4″ (inner liner)

Plaid Tidings DSP: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (on large card base); 3″ x 4″ (small card front); 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ (front strip); 3/8″ x 3 1/8″ (inner liner strip); 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


Stickers?

No…I mean…I do remember some weeds that I MIGHT have run thru in my search for the perfect spot for…err….you know…

Why do you ask?

DOIHAVESTICKERSONMEDOIDOIDOI!??! 😳😳😳😳

Maybe a few, bud…maybe just a few…

The untold side of having a velcro-Aussie! 🙂

TTFN

M

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Stampin’ Up! Plaid Tidings Happiest of Birthdays Video Tutorial Sneak Peek

Good morning and welcome to the weekend!

We’ve got a few errands – all masked up, thank you very much.  And then this afternoon, if we can beat the rain, it’s time to get a load of hay for the ladies!  Getting hay in when it’s a million degrees with the same humidity?  Oh yes – horse ownership is a glamorous life, indeed! 😉  But – the sense of well being that comes from a barn full to the rafters with round bales of good horse hay…can’t be beat for a horse owner.  So – we’ll get it done.

Thank GOODNESS for heavy equipment.  That’s all I have to say about that! 🙂

Now this evening, after all that is done – and hopefully after a shower – 😳😳😳 – I’m planning to go live at 7pm eastern over on my Stamps-N-Lingers FB page.  I’ve got a fun project for you using the Happiest of Birthdays stamp set….take a sneaky peek!

Okay – it’s a fun fold.  You wore me down! 😉

Hopefully you’ll be able to join me to see it play out in the gorgeous Plaid Tidings DSP!

Tonight.  7pm Eastern.  Right here!

TTFN

M

 

 

 


HOST CODE FOR 16 JUL – 31 JUL: D3JZW9MD

The July Tutorial features the Whale Done Bundle!

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 Rewards page for full details.


Stamps-N-Lingers 2020 Aug – Dec Mini Catalog Shares are Open!

There’s still time to get in on my Aug – Dec 2020 Mini Catalog Shares!

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

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

So – you can try a little bit of the beautiful new Designer Series Papers, specialty papers and envelopes, plus fun embellishments with one of my Catalog Shares! I’ll place our Shares order first jump out of the box on 4 Aug 20 and use expedited shipping so I get it back fast!  Then I’ll get it all cut up, packaged and out the door quick as I can – as early in the week of the 10th as I can manage!

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

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

Shares are open to anyone – including demonstrators, so…check it out and get signed up before 2 Aug using the form you’ll find on my Stamps-N-Lingers 2020 Aug – Dec Mini Catalog Shares page!


Bonus Days are here again! For every $50 (before shipping and tax) you spend between today and 3 August, you earn a $5 Bonus Days coupon code that can be redeemed between 4 August and 30 August.  Whoo-hoo!! There are so many amazing, new products on your wish list – buy lots of them in July so you can complete your list in August with your pile of freebie coupons. Winner Winner Fried-Chicken-with-no-Calories Dinner!

For every order you place, you’ll receive an email with your Bonus Days coupon codes. Don’t lose these codes!!

Write them down, print them out or save them in a handy spreadsheet. That way, you’ve got everything you need to redeem the credits in August.  Have I said…WHOO-HOOO


Down to half a shelf!  But – there’s plenty left – so…help me wipe the shelf clean, okay?

I’ve got the remaining list over on the original post – right here – and I’m pretty sure it’s current and up-to-date (not a 99% sure – maybe….96.7%?!?).

Check it out – get all the deets – and then let me know what you’d like! 


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


On Friday – we took a big excursion to the bank to cash a check.

It’s about 5 miles round trip.  And that includes the 1/3 mile of driveway!!

But – when asked, Finn enthusiastically agreed that a quick trip to the bank was just the thing for a too-hot-for-furry-dogs Friday.

So…we all piled into the van and headed out.

Why did he want to go?

Well – any ride  – any time  – anywhere is sort of his motto.

Also?  The teller ALWAYS passes a milk bone for him.

Any bone – any time – anywhere.

See a pattern?

We left the window down some for him on the way home.

He likes that a lot!

If you look close in this next one – you can see his lips blowing in the breeze.

That’s how you know it’s been a good ride.

Your lips get blown!

TTFN

M

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Stampin’ Up! Sweetest Time Sneak Peek Fun Fold with Video Tutorial!

Happy Friday, y’all!  It’s been a busy time here for us – Wayne’s been working outside, sawing lumber and repairing fences.  Mowing the never-ending grass.  We’ve worked in the garden – you can see a little of the “fruits” of our labors in Finn’s spot below.  And, of course, it’s been hot and muggy and generally….the South-in-Summer!

Which is why, with all my Aug – Dec 2020 Mini Catalog pre-order goodies looking me in the face, I’ve been making some winter-ish cards.  As I predicted when I was griping about being cold a few months ago…now?  Yep.  Griping about being hot.  My 4 degree comfort-zone-window is being breached at every turn! LOL!

If you were able to join me yesterday for my YouTube live, I appreciate you spending some time with me – if not, but you’d like to see the replay, here ’tis! 🙂

This is a really cool fun-fold, it’s called a Dutch-Door Gate Fold and I think you’ll see why in a sec.  I used the beautiful new Sweetest Time stamp set with the amazing and bundled Sweetest Borders Dies.  Take a look-see:

Yes – if you’re looking closely – you’ll see that this card looks different from the card in the video thumbnail.  There’s a reason for that – and you’ll need to watch the video to find out what it is! 🙂

For this one, I started by scoring, cutting and folding a 7 1/2″ x 11″ piece of Real Red card stock as shown in the video – and according to this template…

Once I had it all cut and folded, I decorated the gates with some pretty, new Plush Poinsettia Specialty DSP matted on Mossy Meadow.  I used Glue Dots – hidden behind the flocked images on the DSP – to adhere it to the mats and then used Liquid Glue to adhere the panels to the fronts of the gates.

Pretty, huh? 🙂

I stamped the three-candle image from Sweetest Time in Real Red on Whisper White and fussy cut it, then popped it onto a Whisper White panel with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added a Daffodil Delight “flame” above each candle with the little stamp in the set.

Using the dies in the Sweetest Borders Dies, I cut a bunch of holly leaves and pine boughs in Pear Pizzazz and Mossy Meadow.  I also stamped berries in Real Red and cut them out as well.

I added the leaves and boughs around the candles with Liquid Glue.  I tied a bow with the Gold Trim from the Wonder of the Season Ribbon Combo pack and adhered it with a Glue Dot.  Finally,  I adhered the berries with Liquid Glue and Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a strip of Whisper White, I stamped the Sweetest Time sentiment in Mossy Meadow, snipped banner ends and adhered it with Liquid Glue – and a Mini Stampin’ Dimensional on each end.  I used more Liquid Glue to mat the panel on Mossy Meadow and adhere it to the top panel of the card base – and the front of the gate card was done!

On the inside, I added a second Sweetest Time sentiment in Mossy Meadow to a Whisper White panel.  Under it, I stamped Real Red candles and Daffodil Delight flames, as well as a couple of Pear Pizzazz holly leaves.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Mossy Meadow mat and into the card base – and the card was done!

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

…and added the candles to the envelope flap, as well!

Et Voila!  This Sweetest Time stamp set – and its bundled (and AWESOME!) Sweetest Borders Dies – is a great bundle to have in your kit bag as we get ready to head into the holiday season.

And don’t miss the gorgeous Plush Poinsettia Specialty DSP (you can get a taste of it in my Aug – Dec 2020 Mini Catalog Shares!)…

Hint:  you can actually cut those flocked poinsettia flowers with one of the dies in the new Poinsettia Dies set!  Cool, huh?

I hope you like and are adding these goodies to your gotta-have-it-right-away list!  The catalog goes live on 4 Aug for customers or… you could join Stampin’ Up! with me right now and select any or all of these new goodies to fill your Starter Kit and then get at least 20% off EVERYTHING you buy for as long as you stay active! 😉

If you want to recreate this card – all the Stampin’ Up! products you need are listed down below along with the card cuts!

TTFN

M

 

 

P.S.  This is the card in the video thumbnail!  It’s a CASE of the sample card on page 21 in the Aug – Dec 2020 Mini Catalog and it uses the fun edgelit die with the holly leaves and pine boughs.  I explain in the video how to make it if you prefer this version!  Yup – it’s a two-fer.  Sort of! 😉


HOST CODE FOR 16 JUL – 31 JUL: D3JZW9MD

The July Tutorial features the Whale Done Bundle!

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 Rewards page for full details.


Stamps-N-Lingers 2020 Aug – Dec Mini Catalog Shares are Open!

If you’ve been anxiously awaiting word on my Catalog Shares – here ’tis!

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

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

So – you can try a little bit of the beautiful new Designer Series Papers, specialty papers and envelopes, plus fun embellishments with one of my Catalog Shares! I’ll place our Shares order first jump out of the box on 4 Aug 20 and use expedited shipping so I get it back fast!  Then I’ll get it all cut up, packaged and out the door quick as I can – as early in the week of the 10th as I can manage!

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

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

Shares are open to anyone – including demonstrators, so…check it out and get signed up before 2 Aug using the form you’ll find on my Stamps-N-Lingers 2020 Aug – Dec Mini Catalog Shares page!


Bonus Days are here again! For every $50 (before shipping and tax) you spend between today and 3 August, you earn a $5 Bonus Days coupon code that can be redeemed between 4 August and 30 August.  Whoo-hoo!! There are so many amazing, new products on your wish list – buy lots of them in July so you can complete your list in August with your pile of freebie coupons. Winner Winner Fried-Chicken-with-no-Calories Dinner!

For every order you place, you’ll receive an email with your Bonus Days coupon codes. Don’t lose these codes!!

Write them down, print them out or save them in a handy spreadsheet. That way, you’ve got everything you need to redeem the credits in August.  Have I said…WHOO-HOOO


Down to one shelf!  But – there’s plenty left – so…help me wipe the shelf clean, okay?

I’ve got the remaining list over on the original post – right here – and I’m pretty sure it’s current and up-to-date (not a 99% sure – maybe….96.7%?!?).

Check it out – get all the deets – and then let me know what you’d like! 


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Real Red Card Stock: 7 1/2″ x 11″ (card base, scored and folded as shown in the template and the video)

Mossy Meadow Card Stock: 3 3/8″ x 5 3/8″ (mat for top front panel); 1 7/8″ x 2 5/8″ (x2 – mats for gates); 3 7/8″ 5 3/8″ (mat for inner liner); Sweetest Borders die cut holly leaves and pine boughs

Pear Pizzazz Card Stock:  Sweetest Borders die cut holly leaves and pine boughs

Whisper White Card Stock:3 1/4″ x 5 1/4″ (top front panel); 3 3/4″ x 5 1/4″ (inner liner); 1/2″ x 4″ (sentiment); fussy cut Sweetest Time candles

Plush Poinsettia Specialty DSP: 1 3/4″ x 2 1/2″ ( x2 – gates panel)

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


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


Finn Fan Fix


Finn asked me to share a little garden bounty with you.

So here it is – our first Mater Sandwich tomato of the season (which – fun fact – is on a plant that I’d pretty much given up for dead 5 weeks ago!!)

These pictures are about 2 days apart!

Big and starting to get a little blush…

A little more…

…and almost Wonder-Bread-and-mayonnaise ready!

I’m trying to decide…mater sandwich on white bread/mayo/salt/pepper?  Or…big slab of mater on half of an Everything Bagel – salt/pepper/slice of cheese on top – under the broiler for a little toast!?!

Both?!?

Decisions decisions… 🙂

TTFN

M

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Stampin’ Up! Beautiful World Fun Fold With Video Tutorial for The Paper Players

Hey y’all – it’s Sunday, which means I’ve got another fun challenge for you from the Paper Players – it’s a theme challenge from Ann – and it’ll for sure jump-start your creative mojo!  I hope you’ll come and play along.  🙂

If you were able to join me yesterday for my Facebook Live video, I appreciate you spending some of your weekend with me!  If you weren’t able to watch the live version, but you’d like to see the replay on YouTube…here ’tis!  And – fair warning – the video is 1 hour and 20 minutes – but…the card making is pretty fast.  The bulk of the video is a sneak peek at my pre-order from the 2020 Aug – Dec Mini Catalog – which will be available for customers to order on 4 August!

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Stampin’ Up! Whale of a Time Fun Fold with Video Tutorial!

Good morning and Happy Friday! 🙂  Hope you’ve got a fun weekend planned!  Not really sure what’s on our agenda, to be honest.  Probably something uber-exciting.  Like…I think the Costco Business Center has Wayne’s bottled water on sale…

Yes.  I know.  You’re a little jealous of our Lives-of-the-Rich-and-Famous lifestyle. 😉

I saw a sweet “exploding” box-card that Brigitte Keiling had created with the adorable Zany Zebras stamp set and decided I needed to make one – or two! – of my own and share the how-to with y’all.  I did mine with the wonderful Whale Done bundle and gorgeous Whale of a Time DSP.  Take a look-see:

If you were able to join me yesterday for my YouTube live, I appreciate you spending some time with me – and you got to see exactly how to build these fun “box cards”.  If not – take a gander at it here on YouTube.  They’re really pretty easy – but…kinda hard see how to do it in still photos – moving pictures are worth a gazillion words! 😉

The box is super easy to make – I started with a 6″ x 12″ piece of card stock that I scored at 2″ and 4″ on the short side and at 2″, 4″, 6″, 8″ and 10″ on the long side.

I folded and lightly burnished the score lines, then I used my Stampin’ Trimmer to cut at the dotted lines as shown above.

I cut 16 pieces of the Whale of a Time DSP into 1 7/8″ x 1 7/8″ squares and adhered them to the outside of the box with Liquid Glue.

On the second box – the one in the video – I got a little jiggy with it – and changed up the DSP for the “top” of the folded box – so the recipient see a little “sea-scene” when they lift the lid! 🙂

It made me happy!

On the inside, I used some Brights (Pacific Point) or 2020-2022 In Color (Just Jade) 6″ x 6″ DSP for the squares.

On both boxes – I cut two pieces of Whisper White at 1 7/8″ x 5 5/8″.  Then I stamped the Whale Done sentiments in Pacific Point for both boxes.

I added a variety of sea images from Whale Done – in Calypso Coral, Pretty Peacock, Granny Apple Green, Pool Party, Balmy Blue, Shaded Spruce and Blackberry Bliss.

I cut the Whisper White panels down to 1 7/8″ x 1 7/8″ and adhered them in order with Liquid Glue.

For the “extra” sentiments, I turned to my Many Mates set and stamped a few sentiments on Whisper White in Pretty Peacock, Calypso Coral and Granny Apple Green.  I fussy cut the words and edged them in Pacific Point or Granny Apple Green – then adhered them to the panels with Liquid Glue.

Some Whale of a Time sequins, adhered here and there with dabs of Liquid Glue was all that remained for the card.

For the lid – I cut a 3 5/8″ x 5 5/8″ piece of card stock – in Pacific Point for the sample box and Granny Apple Green for the video box.  I scored and folded them at 3/4″ from each end on the short and long sides.

Then I snipped “tabs” in the end and adhered the lid together with Stampin’ Seal +.

I adhered strips of Whale of a Time DSP around the edge of the lid.  For the top, I stamped a second sentiment from Whale Done in Pretty Peacock on a “scene” piece of Whale of a Time.  Then I adhered the panel to a Granny Apple Green or Pretty Peacock mat and popped it onto the top of the box lid with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I stamped the whale in Night of Navy or Pretty Peacock, punched him with the bundled Whale Punch and popped him on with Dimensionals.

A few more Whale of a Time sequins on the lid finished it off!

Et Voila!  This is a “wow” fun-fold for sure!  And the bx is for sure sturdy enough that you could stick a little “green” inside or some candy.  Or…both!

I love the Whale of a Time Suite – way more than I figured I would.  The images and sentiments are cute (and SO fun to just keep stamping and stamping to make my own underwater scenery!) and the paper in Whale of a Time is wonderfully colorful and gorgeous!

I hope you like – and will try one of these fun box-cards for yourself!

And – maybe the Whale Done Bundle will be the one YOU choose when you sign up and join my Team during our amazing Pick a Free Bundle Starter Kit Promotion! 😉

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

TTFN

M

 

 

 

P.S.  There’s still time to take Finn up on his Birthday Free Shipping Offer!  All orders over $100 (before shipping and tax), via my Online Store thru the end of the day on Saturday (20 Jun 2020), will get Free Shipping!  I’ll reimburse your shipping with PayPal or a check – whichever you prefer!  And, of course, you’ll still be earning Peppermints and getting a free $10 ordering gift of your choice!  So – don’t miss out.  EVERYone likes Free Shipping! 🙂


HOST CODE FOR 16 JUN – 30 JUN: 7F4JP7U6

The June Tutorial features the Celebrate Sunflowers Bundle!

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 Rewards page for full details.


Want To Be Part of Our Fun Team??

I’d Love to See YOUR Face in Our Team Get Togethers!

Take a look-see at the June Stampin’ Up! Joining Special! 


We’ve got an amazing new Joining Special  – just in time for the new Catalog!

It’s a bundle bash!  If you’ve been thinking about becoming a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator, now’s the perfect time to join. Not only will you get the Starter Kit—already a great value at $99 for $125 worth of products—but for a limited time, you’ll get to select ANY Bundle from the new 2020–2021 Annual Catalog for FREE.

And – there are THIRTY-FOUR to pick from!

There could not be a better time to join the Team!!

THERE’S NO RISK!

NO PRESSURE OR OBLIGATION TO SELL TO OTHERS

NO PENALTY TO DROP

SAVE 20% ON EVERYTHING YOU PURCHASE! 

Check out some of the benefits of joining…

  • See (and purchase from!!) all the new catalogs ahead of everyone else!
  • Get 20%–25% off all Stampin’ Up! products.
  • Earn additional income based on your sales and recruiting–just how much extra income is up to you.
  • Set your own schedule and put in as much (or as little) time as you’d like.
  • Get online training resources, events, and a demonstrator-only online community with thousands of project ideas.
  • Access to regular promotions!
  • Opportunity to earn incentive trips.
  • Learn creative tips and techniques, share ideas, and meet new friends who love papercrafting as much as you do!

I WELCOME HOBBY STAMPERS!  Purchase the $99 starter kit (and pick $125 worth of product! – PLUS that FREE BUNDLE!) and join Stampin’ Up! thru me and you’ll instantly become a member of my exclusive Critters-N-Creatin’ Krew Online Community!  It’s always a fun, pressure-free environment ((prizes, resources, ideas, friendship) and you’ll have the chance to share your work in our Monthly Challenges and maybe win the draw!

If you’d like more info on the benefits of joining Stampin’ Up! with me – you can check it out on my Join My Team page – or…give me a holler.


Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog Kickoff Celebration

3 – 30 June 2020

The brand new 2020–2021 Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog is live and Stampin’ Up! is having a celebration!

Anyone who places an order of $250+ or holds a party with $250+ in sales during the month of June will receive $25 in extra Stampin’ Rewards!!  So, THAT means that you’ll earn $50 in Stampin’ Rewards with any order or party of $250+ that is submitted between June 3 and June 30! Yay!!!!

Here are the details:

  • Customer, workshop and online order types all qualify for this promotion.
  • Starter Kit orders do not qualify for this promotion.  But you CAN use your host cash toward the purchase of your Starter Kit…holler at me for details!
  • Paper Pumpkin prepaid subscriptions count toward a qualifying purchase. Month-to-month subscriptions do not qualify for this promotion.
  • The qualifying amount must be reached with merchandise prior to shipping and tax.
  • The $25 additional Stampin’ Rewards for this promotion will only be awarded once per order/party.
  • Order Deadline:  30 June 20; 11:50 PM (MT)

Here’s a flyer with the details, click on the image to open it to full-size.

Want to host a catalog party??

Drop me a note if you’d like to set up a catalog party!  I can set up a host code for you and you can have your stamping friends place orders with your host code.  If your party reaches $250 in sales, you’ll get that extra $25 in host cash when we close out your party!   If you’re interested, holler at me for all the deets!

Let me know if you have any questions.  Have fun making your shopping list!


New Online Host Club Starting in July!

Would you like to build up your Stampin’ Up! tool chest a little at a time?  Would you like to also receive host benefits? An Online Host Club might be the perfect solution for you!  I’ve got openings in the Club starting in July – which is great for the Annual Catalog AND for the 2020 Aug – Dec Mini Catalog!

You’ll be the “Host” – in quotes because you get all of the benefits and none of the work! – during the 6 months…

Check my Online Host Club 2020 page for all the details!


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Granny Apple Green or Pretty Peacock Card Stock:  6″ x 12″ (box base, scored and folded at 2″ intervals on long and short sides)

Granny Apple Green or Pretty Peacock Card Stock:  3 5/8″ x 5 5/8″ (to make lid – score at 3/4″ from each end on long and short sides)

Granny Apple Green or Pacific Point Card Stock:  2″ x 4″ (mat for lid)

Whisper White Card Stock: 1 7/8″ x 5 7/8″ (x 2 – for inside sentiment/scene panels – stamped and then cut to 1 7/8″ x 1 7/8″); Whale Punch shape on box lid

Whale of a Time DSP: 1 7/8″ x 1 7/8″ pieces (x 16 – for outside of box);  1 7/8″ x 4 7/8″ (for box lid); 5/8″ x 2″ (x2) and 5/8″ x 4″ (x2) – around edge of box lid

Brights 6″ x 6″ DSP (Pacific Point) or 2020-2022 In Color 6″ x 6″ DSP (Just Jade):  1 7/8″ x 1 7/8″ Squares (x 12 – for inside of box)


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


Pond?

Swim?

Me?

I, uhm…do not recall that incident….

Why do you ask? 😉

TTFN
M

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Stampin’ Up! Grand Pampered Pets Video Tutorial Sneak Peek

‘Sup, y’all!  It’s the weekend!  Which – I realized yesterday – really doesn’t mean much these days.  Surely not for me.  And yet – on Friday afternoons, I still find myself getting a little thrill of “YES!  It’s the weekend!  Whoo-hooo!”.  Guess all those years where Friday DID mean something take a second to get past!

For today – hope you’ve got something fun planned and – I hope – joining me tonight at 7pm Eastern over on my Stamps-N-Lingers FB page – will be a part of that plan!  I’ve got a cute little card for you – with the Pampered Pets bundle!  Take a sneaky Peek!

I think you’ll like it so…. hope you can join me.

Tonight.  7pm Eastern.  Right here!

TTFN

M

 

 

 

P.S.  I’ve got some interest in another new host club – and I need two more folks to fill it!  Who’s in?  Give me a shout if you’ve got any questions, okay?  Would love to have you play with us this time around!  Let’s get y’all some PEPPERMINTS and FREE GOODIES! 🙂

Would you like to build up your Stampin’ Up! tool chest a little at a time?  Would you like to also receive host benefits? An Online Host Club might be the perfect solution for you!  I’ve got openings in the Club starting in July – which is great for the Annual Catalog AND for the 2020 Aug – Dec Mini Catalog!

You’ll be the “Host” – in quotes because you get all of the benefits and none of the work! – during the 6 months…

Check my Online Host Club 2020 page for all the details!


HOST CODE FOR 1 JUN – 15 JUN: VEKRRJF6

The June Tutorial features the Celebrate Sunflowers Bundle!

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 Rewards page for full details.


Stamps-N-Lingers Special Bundles Available For a Limited Time

With the arrival of the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog, I’ve once again gathered up some goodies from the new Suites (and beyond!) that coordinate with each other and will get you well on the way to making great cards and projects!

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

There are a bunch o-bundles to pick from and free gifts with each bundle.  Check them out right here – and use the handy form at the bottom of the page to get your order placed!

These Special Bundles will only be available until 17 Jun! 😳😳😳


Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog Kickoff Celebration

3 – 30 June 2020

The brand new 2020–2021 Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog is live and Stampin’ Up! is having a celebration!

Anyone who places an order of $250+ or holds a party with $250+ in sales during the month of June will receive $25 in extra Stampin’ Rewards!!  So, THAT means that you’ll earn $50 in Stampin’ Rewards with any order or party of $250+ that is submitted between June 3 and June 30! Yay!!!!

Here are the details:

  • Customer, workshop and online order types all qualify for this promotion.
  • Starter Kit orders do not qualify for this promotion.  But you CAN use your host cash toward the purchase of your Starter Kit…holler at me for details!
  • Paper Pumpkin prepaid subscriptions count toward a qualifying purchase. Month-to-month subscriptions do not qualify for this promotion.
  • The qualifying amount must be reached with merchandise prior to shipping and tax.
  • The $25 additional Stampin’ Rewards for this promotion will only be awarded once per order/party.
  • Order Deadline:  30 June 20; 11:50 PM (MT)

Here’s a flyer with the details, click on the image to open it to full-size.

Want to host a catalog party??

Drop me a note if you’d like to set up a catalog party!  I can set up a host code for you and you can have your stamping friends place orders with your host code.  If your party reaches $250 in sales, you’ll get that extra $25 in host cash when we close out your party!   If you’re interested, holler at me for all the deets!

Let me know if you have any questions.  Have fun making your shopping list!


Want to Join Us?

Check out the June Stampin’ Up! Joining Special! 


We’ve got an amazing new Joining Special  – just in time for the new Catalog!

It’s a bundle bash!  If you’ve been thinking about becoming a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator, now’s the perfect time to join. Not only will you get the Starter Kit—already a great value at $99 for $125 worth of products—but for a limited time, you’ll get to select ANY Bundle from the new 2020–2021 Annual Catalog for FREE.  Like…one of these – there are THIRTY-FOUR bundles to choose from in the new catalog!  Pick a Dies Bundle or a Punch Bundle!

There could not be a better time to join the Team!!

THERE’S NO RISK!

NO PRESSURE OR OBLIGATION TO SELL TO OTHERS

NO PENALTY TO DROP

SAVE 20% ON EVERYTHING YOU PURCHASE! 

Check out some of the benefits of joining…

  • See (and purchase from!!) all the new catalogs ahead of everyone else!
  • Get 20%–25% off all Stampin’ Up! products.
  • Earn additional income based on your sales and recruiting–just how much extra income is up to you.
  • Set your own schedule and put in as much (or as little) time as you’d like.
  • Get online training resources, events, and a demonstrator-only online community with thousands of project ideas.
  • Access to regular promotions!
  • Opportunity to earn incentive trips.
  • Learn creative tips and techniques, share ideas, and meet new friends who love papercrafting as much as you do!

I WELCOME HOBBY STAMPERS!  Purchase the $99 starter kit (and pick $125 worth of product! – PLUS that FREE BUNDLE!) and join Stampin’ Up! thru me and you’ll instantly become a member of my exclusive Critters-N-Creatin’ Krew Online Community!  It’s always a fun, pressure-free environment ((prizes, resources, ideas, friendship) and you’ll have the chance to share your work in our Monthly Challenges and maybe win the draw!

If you’d like more info on the benefits of joining Stampin’ Up! with me – you can check it out on my Join My Team page – or…give me a holler.


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


The other evening while I was working on a blog post, I had the tv going.  As usual.

Don’t judge – it’s how I roll!

Well – the America’s Funniest Videos was on – which I don’t actually watch.

But – they were doing some animal videos and there was a lot of laughter and I noticed…

SOMEthing had his attention for sure!

I looked at the tv and saw that there was a cat on top of a door in a house…

Sorry – not easy to tell what the black blob is on tv screen – but…FINN knows what it is!!  It’s one a them pesky CATS!!

He was fascinated.

He was pretty…dialed in! 😉

See what I did there?

For you young ‘uns – that was funny cuz tv’s used to have dials.  That you had to turn with your HANDS! With 13 numbers on them.  But…only 3 or 4 did anything.

Get it now? “DIALED” in?!?  😉

TTFN
M

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