Get Well Soon

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Then I built the collage.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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







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

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

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


Here’s the deets!

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

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

3. For more information about my Punkin Head Peppermint Reward points (my buyer reward program), click here.

Happy Shopping, Saving and Peppermint-Gathering!

Head on over to my Online Store to get started!

Sale-A-Bration is Going Strong!

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

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

  • LEVEL 1 $50
  • LEVEL 2   $100

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


JOIN:  Finally – if you’ve ever thought of joining Stampin’ Up! as a Demonstrator (I’d love to have you on my team!), Sale-A-bration is an awesome time to join!

There are lots more details to be found on my Stampin’ Up! Promotions Page.

Or…are you ready to go?  Click here and scroll down to click on the “join now” button and select your Starter Kit now!

Let me know if you have any questions at

Stamps-N-Lingers 2020 Jan – Jun Mini Catalog Special Bundles Available

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

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

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

Winner Winner!

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

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

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

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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

But – every licker-holic needs an enabler.

I present…the Deatherage Enabler.


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

Stampin’ Up! Get the Best Dressed Lady Bug Back on Her Feet, Year-End Closeout and Last Day for Free Shipping!

Happy Tuesday!  Happy End-of-Year Clearance!  This is the time of year to save on your favorite goodies!  And you can see which of your favorite goodies will be available to you in future catalogs, too!

My card for today, though – looks forward to the 2020 Jan-Jun Mini Catalog and the Sale-A-Bration goodies!  In this year’s SAB (that’s demo-speak for Sale-A-Bration!) – there’s a special little stamp set going to be available to you.  It’s called Little Ladybug and it’s a set that you’ll get FREE with a $300 workshop or individual order during SAB!  That will be in ADDITION to the SAB goodies that you’ll earn based on your purchase amount.  How cool is that??

I combined this totes-adorbs FREE Host set with some pretty Best Dressed 6″ x 6″ DSP (coming on 4 Jan in the 2020 Jan-Jun Mini catalog) and a cute little sentiment from the Back On Your Feet set (in the Annual Catalog).  Take a look-see:

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Categories: 2019-2020 Annual Catalog, 2020 January - June Mini Catalog, 2020 Occasions Catalog Sneak Peek, 2020 Occasions Mini Catalog, 2020 Sale-A-Bration Flyer, 2020 Sale-A-Bration Sneak Peek, Free Shipping, Get Well Soon, Year End Closeout | Tags: , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Sending You Thoughts Sneak Peek on Feels Like Frost

Happy Friday, y’all!  Another weekend is upon us – and…for us…more rain!  Which has some goodness to it – we’ve all but eliminated the severe/extreme drought we had earlier this year, so that’s good!  Hope whatever you’ve got planned for the weekend will have good weather!

My card today is a combination of Sneak Peek – of the Sending You Thoughts stamp set from the 2020 Sale-A-Bration flyer – and beautiful DSP from the 2019 Holiday Catalog – the Feels Like Frost Specialty DSP.  I brought them together to create a clean-and-simple Get Well card.  Take a look-see:

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Categories: 2019 Holiday Catalog, 2020 Sale-A-Bration Sneak Peek, Get Well Soon, Online Extravaganza, Ordering Special!, Sneak peek | Tags: , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Piggy’s, Hugs and a Cup of Cheer Get Well Card

Hey y’all – you did it!  You made it to Friday!  Take a moment to pat yourselves on the back for getting thru another work week! 😉

I needed a very special – and personalized! – get well card this week.  So…I pulled out a couple three sets – including the Cup of Christmas Bundle from the 2019 Holiday Catalog and the This Little Piggy and Healing Hugs sets from the Annual Catalog.  I paired these up with some Come To Gather DSP.  Take a look-see:

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Categories: 2019 Holiday Catalog, 2019-2020 Annual Catalog, Get Well Soon, Ordering Special!, Special Promotions, Thirty-One Gifts | Tags: , , , , | 12 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Dinoroar Back On Your Feet Get Well Card

Mornin’, y’all!  Happy Memorial LABOR Day!  UPDATE:  I was just reminded that this is LABOR day – not MEMORIAL Day!  Sheesh – my brain is like a danged sieve.  So…Happy Labor Day.  Sorry for being such a goof!

But…still Take a moment, today, okay?  And send up a Thank You to those who Gave It All to defend our way of life in this wonderful country! That’s important EVERY day!

My card today is the direct result of me looking thru my stash of cards and realizing I that I don’t have much beyond Christmas Cards!  And what I NEEDED was a Get Well Card!  So…I made one!  I used the sweet Back On Your Feet stamp set and paired it with some jungle-y paper from the Dinoroar DSP.  Take a look-see:

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Categories: 2019-2020 Annual Catalog, Get Well Soon, New Catalog Bundles, New Catalog Shares, Ordering Special!, Shares, Special Bundles | Tags: , , , | 16 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Healing Hugs Meets Nine Lives

Well.  Here we are.  A Monday that is not a holiday.  Ever notice those Holiday-Mondays are the exception?  And – ever notice that you’re not as bubbly on a non-Holiday-Monday as you are on a Holiday-Monday?

I don’t think I’d need a government grant to study that particular correlation, do you??

Anywho – it is what it is, heh?

My friend has a friend who is having some surgery this week, so my friend (the first friend in this not-so-well-constructed sentence) asked me for a get well card.  With a cat.  So…out came my Nine Lives stamp set and coordinating Cat Punch.  And Healing Hugs.  ALL of which are carrying over!  To the new catalog.  Which goes live TOMORROW at noon Mountain Time!  Whoo-Hooo!!  Take a look-see:

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Categories: 2019-2020 Annual Catalog, Catalog Sneak Peek, Feminine, Get Well Soon, New Catalog Bundles, New Catalog Launch, New Catalog Shares, Retiring Products, Sneak peek | Tags: , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Hummingbird Humming Along Sneak Peek

Good Saturday, y’all!  Hope your weekend is shaping up to be a good one – maybe you’re headed out to do a little Christmas Shopping??  Or staying home to bake cookies?  Whatever you’re planning – I hope you enjoy the time.

I’ve got a little 2019 Occasions catalog sneak peek for you today, using the sweet Humming Along stamp set and bundled Hummingbird Framelits.  Plus I’ve used the new and wonderful Lace Dynamic TIEF and more of the Floral Romance Specialty DSP – all of which you can get for yourself on 3 Jan!  Take a look-see:

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Categories: 2019 Occasions Catalog, Catalog Sneak Peek, Get Well Soon, New Catalog Launch, Online Host Club, Shares, Sneak peek | Tags: , , , | 12 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Colorful Friendly Conversations for the Stamp Ink Paper #160

Good morning, my peeps!  It’s Tuesday and that means it’s time for another fun Stamp Ink Paper challenge!  This week is a color challenge – so I hope you’ll all come play!

I decided to use a fun stamp set called Friendly Conversations – two BIG sentiments and a couple three cute little images – and I set it atop a piece of gorgeous Petal Promenade DSP.  Take a look-see:


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Categories: Encouragement, Friendship, Get Well Soon, Joining Special, Ordering Special!, Paper Pumpkin | Tags: | 8 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Dandelion Wishes for the Crazy Crafter’s Blog Hop!

Hey, y’all!  It’s way later on a Saturday (or any day, for that matter!) than you’re used to seeing me, but…I was tickled (and…amazed!!) to be invited by my friend Kylie Bertucci to be the guest on the Crazy Crafters Blog Hop!

Of course I said of course!! 🙂

For these hops, everyone who plays along CASEs a card they find on my blog.  Including me!  So – I went thru some past posts and found one that really appealed to me.  I loved the DSP and stamped flowers and the layout!

And then I CASE’d it with current goodies!  The centerpiece is the new Dandelion Wishes stamp set and some pretty Garden Impressions DSP.  Take a look-see:

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Categories: Best Wishes, Encouragement, Get Well Soon, Life Event, Sympathy, Thinking Of You | Tags: , | 34 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Sending Healing Hugs

Well.  It’s Friday!  Whoo-Hoo!

You made it to the weekend – take a hot second to reach around and pat yourself on the back.

I’ll wait.  🙂

My card today uses a sweet new stamp set called Healing Hugs!  I paired this beauty with some Garden Impressions DSP and…take a look-see:


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