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Stampin’ Up! Timeless Tropical Sneak Peek Fun Fold Video Tutorial!

Good morning, all!  Hope your weekend is going well!

Are you ready for Thanksgiving?  My friend Jan and I finalized the menu for dinner last night.  It looks a LOT like it does every year.  There’s comfort in tradition, yes? 🙂

If you were able to join me last night for my Facebook Live video, I appreciate you spending part of this last weekend before Thanksgiving with me!  If not but you’d like to see my CASE of my teammate Tara’s gorgeous fun-fold card and matching gift box, here ’tis!

While Tara used the gorgeous Magnolia Lane suite for her version, I did a sneak peek of the Timeless Tropical stamp set and bundled In The Tropics Dies – with the Tropical Oasis DSP.  Take a look-see!

And here’s the inspiration set that Tara Carpenter made for me!

Thanks, Tara!

While the best way to see how to make the card and box is to watch the video – here’s the basics!

I started by coloring my Mini Pizza Box with my Sponge Brayer and Blushing Bride ink.  Then I decorated the top with matted paper from the Tropical Oasis DSP and an Early Espresso sentiment from the Timeless Tropical stamp set (both coming to you on 4 Jan 20!) and some flowers cut with the In The Tropics Die set.  A loop of new Braided Burlap Trim accentuates the tropical theme!

I added matted DSP all the way around the box – and it was ready.  For our card AND/OR a brownie or cookie or…remember, the Mini Pizza Boxes are food safe on the inside! 🙂

For the card, I cut two pieces of Blushing Bride at 3 1/4″ x 9 3/4″ and scored and folded them both at 3 1/4″ and 6 1/2″.  Using Liquid Glue, I overlapped the end squares to create a loooong accordian-fold card!

On the front, I adhered a So-Saffron-matted piece of Tropical Oasis DSP.  I added a smaller strip (with the car) as well.  Using my Stamparatus and the Marker-to-Rubber inking technique, I stamped the Timeless Tropical palm tree – in Early Espresso for the trunk and Pear Pizzazz and Mossy Meadow for the fronds.  Then I cut it with the matching die in the In The Tropics die set.

I adhered the palm trees with Liquid Glue.

For the inside, I used a sentiment from the 2020 Sale-A-Bration set called Sending You Thoughts, stamping it in Early Espresso on Whisper White and cutting it out with a Stitched Nested Label die.  I popped it onto a So-Saffron-matted piece of Tropical Oasis DSP with Stampin’ Dimensionals – on the center panel as the focal point.  I added more leaves and flowers – and a Noble Rhinestone gem.

The other panels are decorated with Tropical Oasis Memories & More Card pack stickers or the sentiment from Timeless Tropical.

Et Voila!  I feel a little like a broken record but THIS might be my favorite Suite in the upcoming 2020 Jan – Jun Mini Catalog!  Tropical Oasis is simply stunning – with the gorgeous DSP and Timeless Tropical stamp set and bundled In The Tropics Dies!  I hope you like and that this one has made its way… WAAAAY up on your MUST HAVE list when the catalog goes live!

Want it on 3 DECEMBER instead of 4 January?  Well – I can help you with that!  Folks who sign up as Demonstrators starting on 3 Dec can select from the new goodies to fill their Starter Kit!  Whether you’d like to have a business and make a little income or you simply want the awesome discount on EVERYTHING – I would absolutely LOVE to have you on my Critters-N-Creatin’ Krew Team!  Give me a shout!

TTFN

M

 

 

 


HOST CODE FOR 16 NOV – 30 NOV: AUXHZH7D

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.


You’ve still got time to score DOUBLE Peppermints with your orders over $50 before the end of the day on 25 Nov!!

Here’s the deets!

1. All orders of $50 or greater (before shipping and taxes) placed through my online store between today (18 Nov) and the end of the day on 25 Nov 19 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!

And – not for nuthin’ – this is a great time to ensure that you’re on my mailing list for the upcoming 2020 Occasions Mini Catalog and Sale-a-bration Brochure! I’ll order them first jump on 3 Dec and then get them on the way to y’all quick as I can!  If you’ve ordered from me in the past 12 months you’re already on my mailing list!  If not – but you want to be on my mailing list, then be sure to get an order in soon thru my Online Store so that your ARE on my list!  And – that’ll also get you a “membership” in my Punkin’ Heads Rewards program!  Check THAT out right here!

Winner – winner – WINNER!


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:  

Blushing Bride Card Stock: 3 1/4″ x 9 3/4″ (x2 card base, each piece scored and folded at 3 1/4″ and 6  1/2″); In the Tropics die cut flowers

So Saffron Card Stock Stock:  3 1/4″ square (mat on lid of box); 2 1/4″ Scalloped Circle (mat for top of box sentiment); 3 1/8″ square (x 6 – mats for each card panel); In the Tropics Die cut flowers

Whisper White Card Stock:  Starburst Punch (Top of Box sentiment); 2 1/4″ Stitched Nested Label die cut (inside sentiment); In the Tropics Die cut palm trees and die cut sentiment on card front

Tropical Oasis DSP: 3 1/8″ square (on lid of box); 3″ squares (x 4 – inside card);

Tropical Oasis Memories & More card pack: 3″ square (for two of the card panels)

Pear Pizzazz Card Stock: In the Tropics die cut leaves


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


 

Everybody handles mornings differently.

Finn gets up with me and then goes back to bed while I walk the treadmill.

Then he gets up again when his Dad gets up and…”helps” us with breakfast and getting out to feed the girls.

Mornings are hard. 🙂

TTFN

M

 

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Stampin’ Up! Curvy Keepsake Tags Tags and Tags!!

Wow.  Can you even believe it’s Friday again!  Something has happened to the space-time continuum, I’m pretty sure.  A shift in the Force.  And warp in the weft.  Something!  Time.  Is.  Flying!

A few weeks back, I did a Saturday evening video sharing a whole stable full of Mini Curvy Keepsake treat boxes – from wintery to Thanksgiving-y to Halloween-y….Click the pic to go to that post and see the video, if you like!

Today, based on my friend Amy Koender’s adorable reindeer that she made this week – and a picture of a spooky Halloween cakeball I saw on Pinterest – I created a NEW member of my Mini Curvy Keepsake Stable – with the help of an easy tag from the Tags Tags Tags Bundle.  Take a look-see:

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Categories: 2019 Holiday Catalog, 2019 Sale-A-Bration Catalog, 3-D Project, Gift Boxes, Gift Tags, Halloween, Product Medley, Stamp-N-Storage Sale | Tags: , , , , | 14 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Come To Gather a Harvest Hello Gift Bags

Good morning!  I hope you’re all having a wonderful day!

If you were able to join me last night for my Facebook live video – I appreciate you spending part of your wekeend with me!  If not – but you’d like to watch the re-run, here ’tis!!

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Categories: 3-D Project, Any Occasion, Gift Boxes, Gifts, Ordering Special!, Special Promotions | Tags: , , , | 8 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Gather the Harvest Gift Bag Video Sneak Peek

Morning!  Happy weekend to y’all.  Hope you’ve got something fun planned – and a little cooler weather to do it in!

Tonight, I’ll be live on my Stamps-N-Lingers FB page – at 7pm Eastern.  We’ll be making a fun treat bag – box? – using the pretty Come to Gather DSP!  Take a sneaky peek!

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Categories: 2019 Holiday Catalog, 3-D Project, Gift Boxes, Ordering Special!, Special Promotions, Video Tutorial | Tags: , , | 2 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Mini Curvy Keepsake Sneak Peek Across the Seasons!

Mornin’, y’all!  Happy Sunday!

If you were able to join me last night for my Facebook Live video – I appreciate you spending part of your weekend with me!  If not – but would like to watch the replay – here ’tis!

I showed off several projects last night that have a common denominator…the brand new Mini Curvy Keepsake Die and bundled Tiny Keepsakes Stamp Set – both coming soon in the 2019 Holiday Catalog!  Take a look-see:

On the video, we made the Come To Gather box…

…and the Snowman box…

I just showed the others!

The first is a Halloween box – using the Monster Bash DSP cut with the Mini Curvy Keepsake die – with a Spooktacular Bash tag!  You can see how to make this tag on the video, too! 🙂

Then we had one for a birthday – with a masculine bent!  I used the Come Sail Away DSP, Night of Navy/Sahara Sand Baker’s Twine, Sail Away Trinkets and a sentiment from the Itty Bitty Birthdays stamp set on this one.  The sentiment was cut with an Ornate Frames die (coming soon in the 2019 Holiday Catalog).  Y’all – this die set is SO handy to have!

Finally – I shared a little box that would be perfect for Mother’s Day, a Red Hat luncheon, Baby/Bridal Shower, church gathering – and probably tons more!  It uses the new Feels Like Frost Specialty DSP, the Leaf Punch, some flowers from the Lovely Flowers Die set, a sentiment from Piece of Cake, some Noble Peacock Rhinestones – and the heart label die from the Tiny Keepsake stamp set.

So – I hope you can see that this wonderful little Mini Curvy Keepsake Die is an awesome jumping off point for tons and gobs and oodles of fun projects!  And each box takes just one 6″ x 6″ piece of DSP or card stock, with no adhesive required for the box.  Make the box lickety-split and then…decorate to your heart’s content!  I hope you like!

TTFN
M

 

 

 

P.S.  Heads up!  Trimmer Cutting Blades will be available on 27 AUGUST!!  More info will follow as we get closer!


HOST CODE FOR 16 AUG – 31 AUG: 6TYGSRTF

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.


Limited Time 2019 Holiday Catalog Special Bundles

I know you’ve got a LONG wish list from the new 2019 Holiday Catalog!  And – I’ve got a way for you to save a little money and fill out that wish list a little faster!

As has become my tradition, I’ve gathered up some goodies from the new Suites (and beyond!) in the 2019 Holiday Catalog that coordinate perfectly with each other and will get you well on the way to making great cards and projects!

When you order them, you’ll save around 15-20% off ordering everything yourself!  And every Special Bundle includes a FREE GIFT! 🙂  Please note – these bundles are only available until 15 Sept – so…get them while you can!

Head on over to my Ordering Page to see what you’ll get in each bundle (I’ve got PICTURES!!) and then get your order placed!

HAPPY BUNDLING!


2019 Holiday Catalog Shares Are Open!

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 Sep 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 – likely early in the week of the 9th, if not quicker!

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 (with US or APO address only! – sorry) – including demonstrators, so…get all the details about what’s being offered in each kind of share right here – and get signed up for YOURS! 🙂


Blog Candy Give-Away!

To enter to win this Gift Of Fall kit and coordinating Add-on Bundle, all you need to do is leave a comment on this blog post by 5pm Eastern Time on Tuesday, 27 Aug 19 and tell me your favorite new BUNDLE in the 2019 Holiday Catalog!  There are TWENTY-FIVE bundles in this catalog – which one do YOU love the most!?!

Just a note –  I have comment moderation turned on so it may take me a few minutes to see and approve your comment.  Don’t worry if it doesn’t show up right away, it’ll be there just as soon as I see it.  🙂

The winners will be chosen by the random number generator from all of the comments received and I’ll announce the winners on my blog on Wednesday, 28 Aug 19!

Please note, anyone is welcome to leave me a comment but per the Demonstrator rules from Stampin’ Up!, I can only ship Stampin’ Up! merchandise to addresses within the United States.  Thanks for your understanding.  Good luck!!


Time to Redeem Your Bonus Days Coupons!

Click the picture for the how-to’s and where-for’s!

And here’s the fine print!

  • Redemption Period Deadline:  August 31, 2019, by 11:50 pm (mt)
  • There is no limit to the number of coupon codes participants can use on an order during redemption.
  • Bonus Days coupon codes may be redeemed for any product (excluding Starter Kits, demonstrator supply items, and Paper Pumpkin subscriptions.
    • New prepaid Paper Pumpkin codes may be discounted with Bonus Days coupon codes.
  • Bonus Days coupon codes may be redeemed one time only.

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


What’s The Best Bundle Going??

It’s the…

EXTRA EXTRA JOINING SPECIAL

From 1 July thru 31 August, new demonstrators will receive $155 in FREE product to fill their Starter Kit. THEN, you’ll receive a $10 coupon code to use the following month.  And – if you join on 1 Aug – you can select from the new 2019 Holiday Catalog for your Starter Kit!  Whooo-hooo!

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:

Product List

Card Cuts Used in This Project:  

Each box starts with a 6″ x 6″ piece of Designer Series Paper -to cut the Mini Cuvy Keepsake Box

Various cardstock and die cuts to decorate each 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


Dog…

Dad…

Just sittin’ on the barn porch on a slightly-too-warm morning! 🙂

TTFN

M

 

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Stampin’ Up! Parcels & Petals Gift Box Video Tutorial

Hey guys!  Happy Sunday – and happy Father’s Day to all the Dad’s out there!  I hope you don’t get a tie today.

Unless you WANT a tie – then I totally hope that’s what you get!

So – if y’all were able to join me last night for my Facebook Live video, I appreciate you spending part of your weekend with me!  If not – you’ll probably want to watch this video!

In the video, I’m going to show how to make the cute little gift box with the dies in the new Perfect Parcels Die set – which is bundled with the Parcels & Petals stamp set in the new catalog!

I made a couple three little boxes with the die set – you can see all of them in the video! – but they all have a belly band created with the gorgeous new Pressed Petals Specialty DSP!

The box itself is made with some card stock – in this case Night of Navy.

And then the belly band is a simple 3 1/4″ x 8″ piece of Designer paper – in this case…Pressed Petals!

I wrapped some Scalloped Linen Ribbon around the box and then tied a “faux bow”.  In the video, be sure to watch how I tied the bow – I give you a tip for tying faux bows with ribbon that has two different sides!

Finally, I made a little tag with the Delightful Tag Topper and Detailed Trio Punches.  I used So Saffron – and stamped the flowers from Parcels & Petals (the sample you see above in Night of Navy – the ones in the video in Rococo Rose).

The sentiment is from Parcels & Petals and cut with the die in Perfect Parcels.

 

Et Voila!  It’s a pretty easy little box to make using the dies and stamps in the Parcels & Petals Bundle – especially after you see it done!  So…watch the video and you’ll be on your way!  I hope you like!

TTFN

 

 

 


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.


New 3D Embossing Folder Plate Now Available!

The new 3D Embossing Folder Plate (item 149658) is now available to order! It’s designed to work with our new-style 3D embossing folders (which are thinner than our old-style Dynamic folders).

You can click on the picture above and open the flyer – then print it and keep it by your embossing machine and new 3D Embossing Folder Plate.  It’s got your new “sandwich” information right on it!

Get ALL the details here – and then head over to my Online Store to get yours ordered!!


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

So Saffron Card Stock: Perfect Parcel Die Cuts – x2 for the box; 2″ x 2 3/8″ (tag)

Whisper White Card Stock: Perfect Parcel Die Cut sentiment

Neutrals 6″ x 6″ DSP (Mossy Meadow): 1 3/8″ Scallop Circle Punch (behind sentiment)

Subtles 6″ x 6″ DSP (So Saffron): 1 1/8″ Scallop Circle Punch (behind sentiment)

Pressed Petals Specialty DSP: 3 1/4″ x 8″ (belly band)


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


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


Finn Fan Fix


 

So…even with the scissoring and the thinning…when the Man decides to swim…sigh.

That’s not easy to dry, people.  And he never – EVER – wants to stay OUTSIDE after he’s had a dip.  He wants to come into the A/C with the family (specifically with the Mom).

Who am I to deny that face?

TTFN
M

 

Categories: 2019-2020 Annual Catalog, 3-D Project, Any Occasion, Gift Boxes, Gift Tags, Gifts | Tags: , , , | 8 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Parcels & Petals Video Sneak Peek

Good morning!  How goes your day?

What?  You’ve barely gotten out of bed?  Not had coffee yet?

GOOD.  FOR.  YOU!  It’s the weekend – chill!  Rest!  Relax!  Monday will be here soon enough, so enjoy the weekend and a little downtime while you can!

As you’re recuperating from the week, though, I hope you’ll join me tonight over on my Stamps-N-Lingers FB page!  I’ll be live at 7pm Eastern and we’re going to make a fun little Parcels & Petals 3-D project that I promised we’d do.  Take a sneaky peek:

I do hope you’ll be able to join me!

Tonight.  7Pm.  Eastern.  Right here.

TTFN

 

 

 

P.S.  This is IT – the LAST Day to get your Special Bundle!  Hurry!


HOST CODE FOR 1 JUN – 15 JUN: VXTTY7PW

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.


Stamps-N-Lingers 2019-2020 Special Bundles Sale – LAST.  DAY!!

You’ve only got until THE END OF TODAY to take advantage of my LIMITED TIME Special Bundles to kick off the new catalog!  As has become my tradition, I’ve gathered up some goodies from the new Suites (and beyond!) in the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog that coordinate perfectly with each other and will get you well on the way to making great cards and projects!

When you select one of my bundles, you’ll get about a 15% savings on each bundle versus the price you’d pay if you bought the goodies on your own. All the bundles include FREE Shipping and will come directly to you.  And every bundle includes a FREE GIFT.

Check out the bundles I’ve put together for you this time – and then click here to get all the details and a list of what you’ll receive in each bundle.  There’s also a handy order form – and info on my Special Bonus!!  These deals are only available until 15 June, so…don’t miss out!


Bundle #1: 2019-2020 In Color Bundle – $99
BONUS:  When you purchase the 2019-2020 In Color Bundle, you’ll get to select a FREE Stampin’ Blends Combo of your choice!

Bundle #2: The Bird Watcher Bundle – $183
BONUS:  When you purchase the Bird Watcher Bundle, you’ll get the Beads & Baubles Embossing Folder FREE

Bundle #3: The Verdant Garden Bundle – $147
BONUS:  When you purchase the Verdant Garden Bundle, you’ll get the Magnolia 3D Embossing Folder FREE

Bundle #4: The Petals & Posies Bundle – $182
BONUS:  When you purchase the Petals & Posies Bundle, you’ll get the Scripty 3D Embossing Folder FREE

Bundle #5: The Wild & Wiggly Bundle – $131
BONUS:  When you purchase the Wild & Wiggly Bundle, you’ll get to select a FREE Stampin’ Blends Combo of your choice!

Bundle #6: The Let’s Hear It For The Boys Bundle – $154
BONUS:  When you purchase the Let’s Hear It For The Boys Bundle, you’ll get the High Seas 3D Embossing Folder FREE!

Bundle #7: The Emboss Everything Bundle – $86
BONUS:  When you purchase the Emboss Everything Bundle, you’ll get to select a FREE Stampin’ Blends Combo of your choice!

Bundle #8: The Color Me Pretty Bundle – $99
BONUS:  When you purchase the Color Me Pretty Bundle, you’ll get to select a FREE Stampin’ Blends Combo of your choice!

Folks – when you select one or more of the bundle above, then you also will have the option to select one or more of these Add-On Bundles!

ADD ON RIBBON BUNDLE – $44

ADD ON BLENDS BUNDLE  – $49


New 3D Embossing Folder Plate Now Available!

The new 3D Embossing Folder Plate (item 149658) is now available to order! It’s designed to work with our new-style 3D embossing folders (which are thinner than our old-style Dynamic folders).

You can click on the picture above and open the flyer – then print it and keep it by your embossing machine and new 3D Embossing Folder Plate.  It’s got your new “sandwich” information right on it!

Get ALL the details here – and then head over to my Online Store to get yours ordered!!


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

 

 

What lurks in these depths?

It’s not very scary.

But… it IS a little deaf.

And – it is VERY much NOT impressed by Finn!

Nor by my attempts to take her picture.

That looks like eyes.

It is NOT eyes.

It’s head – upside down – and…ears.  And…forehead?

Really.

TTFN
M

 

Categories: 2019-2020 Annual Catalog, Gift Boxes, Gift Tags, New Catalog Bundles, Sneak peek | Tags: , , | 4 Comments

Stampin’ UP! Envelope Punch Board Gift Bag

Happy Sunday, y’all!  Are you doing something fun today?  I have cards to make – an OnStage presentation to practice – and…lunch with a new friend!  Looking forward to meeting her – she’s been a customer for a long time now.  Very exciting to get to meet people and put faces to names and voices on the phone!!  Yeah!!

If you were able to join me last night for my Facebook Live video, I appreciate you spending part of your weekend with me!  If not, and you’d like to see how to make today’s project, here’s the replay on YouTube!

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Categories: 2019 Occasions Catalog, 3-D Project, Blog Candy, Easter, Gift Boxes, Special Promotions, Spring | Tags: , , , , | 6 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Lots to Love About Southern Serenade

Well, shoot-fire, y’all.  It’s freakin’ Monday again!  Sheesh – why does it come so fast and then take so long to get back to the weekend?  Anyone have a clue? I think it’s even harder to face the week when half (or more!) of the weekend was rainy and pretty much nasty, don’t you?  And yes – that’s what we had.  All the day long on Sunday. Finn – not a fan.  He loves the mud but his mom doesn’t so….he got to spend way less time outside than normal. 🙁

That kind of weather is, however, great for making cards!  So…I did!  And we did a video last night with one of those projects.  If you were able to join me – thanks so much for spending part of your weekend with me!  If not, but would like to see the project I made with the Lots to Love Box Framelits and the Southern Serenade stamp set, here’s a link to it on YouTube!

I used some of the pretty Sweet Soiree Specialty DSP to make the box with the Lots to Love Box Framelits – I’ve found that the heavier weight of the foil specialty papers works the best for these little boxes.

As you can see in the video – you’ll cut two of the Lots to Love Framelits box die cuts and put them together with Fast Fuse – or Tear & Tape Adhesive like I used! Continue reading

Categories: Feminine, For You, Friendship, General, Gift Boxes, Gifts, Happy Birthday, Joining Special, Special Promotions, Thank You Cards | Tags: , , , , | 9 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Quilted Smitten Mittens Gift Box for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop



Happy Thursday, y’all – and welcome to the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop! Well, it’s darned near Christmas and we’ve got a pretty classic color challenge for you and for the season!  Will everyone go Christmas or…?? Be sure to check out all the projects when you get done here – and see for yourself!  

So, I don’t know about y’all – but my Christmas readiness level is about where it should be.

If it was September! 🙁

Which means that quick and easy is high on my list right now.  Thankfully, we’ve got our Mini Pizza Boxes and pretty Quilted Christmas DSP and the Smitten Mittens Bundle (but its retiring so grab it up!) to help.  Take a look-see!

These little beauties are just right for a piece of jewelry, or a gift card, or a cookie (they’re even food safe on the inside!).  So…basically…perfect for all your Christmas packaging.

So…buckle-up, buttercup…you’ll be done in a hot second.

I cut a piece of Gold Foil for a mat and a slightly smaller piece of Quilted Christmas DSP and adhered them together with Liquid Glue.  I made a little “present” by wrapping a couple lengths of Cherry Cobbler (yes, not Real Red.  My bad!) 1/4″ Double Stitched Ribbon around it – securing the ends in the back with a Glue Dot.

On a piece of Whisper White card stock, I stamped two Cherry Cobbler mittens from the Smitten Mittens stamp set and cut them with their matching dies in the Many Mittens Framelits.  I stamped some ric-rac “trim” across the top in Cherry Cobbler and embossed both mittens with the fun little embossing die in the Framelits.

The snowflakes are cut from some more of the plaid Quilted Christmas DSP with the snowflake die in the Many Mittens set and adhered with Liquid Glue.

I stuck a large Gold Faceted Gem on each mitten and adhered the first on with Liquid Glue – sliding it under the ribbon.  On the second mitten, I stamped the sentiment in Cherry Cobbler, then popped it on with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

See that gold Mini Tinsel?  That’s a sneak peek from the new 2018 Occasions Catalog – it comes in the Love Mini Tinsel Trim Combo Pack, paired with a roll of Powder Pink Tinsel.  Pretty!

I tied a double-length bow and adhered it with a Glue Dot, popped the whole thing on the top of my Mini Pizza Box with some more Stampin’ Dimensionals and…done!  Ready to fill with whatever strikes your fancy!  There are so many possibilities with these Mini Pizza Boxes – and I love the little Smitten Mittens tags, don’t you?  Hope you like!

Now that you’ve seen my project, please take a little time to visit all the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hoppers today!

If you click on the Next Blog button, you’ll go right to Jari Francis’ page. And you can just click on the names below to go direct to all the blogs!

Amy Koenders

Mary Deatherage – YOU ARE HERE!

Jari Francis

Kristi Gray

Jaimie Babarczy

Have fun on the Hop!!

TTFN

Mary


HOST CODE FOR 1 DEC – 15 DEC: 43XZQJ9P

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 the 2017-2018 Annual Catalog or the 2017 Holiday Catalog! And – you can even select one of the Host-exclusive sets! See my Rewards page for more details.


The Great Year-End Sale Is Underway!

Hey, folks!  Grab these goodies – before they’re gone!

Check out the Retiring and Surplus Items List….  

 

Get all the details on my Stampin’ Up! Promotions page – or go right to the Year End Sale goodies in my Online Store!


THE RESERVATION WINDOW IS OPEN!

 

 As was previously announced, this second reservation window will remain open from December 5–30; however, during this reservation period we will take as many orders as we receive (yay!) and not close the window until December 30. So whether the total number of reservations is 100 or 100,000, the window will stay open!

We can’t wait for you to get your hands on your very own Stamparatus and look forward to seeing the projects you’ll make with this incredible stamping tool. 

I’ve got all the information over on my Promotions page – including a super little video with lots of information on this wonderful new stamp placement tool.  Be sure to check it out – peruse the how-to-reserve-your-Stamparatus tutorial you’ll find there, and then get your reservation in before the 30th!!


STAMPIN’ UP! PRODUCTS USED IN TODAY’S PROJECT:  

Gold Mini Tinsel will be available on 3 Jan 18! 


CARD CUTS USED IN TODAY’S PROJECT:

Gold Foil: 3 1/4″ square (mat)

Quilted Christmas DSP: 3″ square (front); Many Mittens die cut snowflakes 

Whisper White Card Stock: Many Mittens die cut mittens

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!


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