Gift Boxes

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:

Ladies and gents….I present…The One-Eyed Purple People Eater! LOL

And he’s super easy!

I started with a piece of Gorgeous Grape cardstock that I cut with the Mini Curvy Keepsake die to make the treat box.

Then I embossed it in the Hammered 3D Embossing Folder.  You’ll need to run the die cut thru twice to get the whole thing embossed…

Then I folded it all together and got ready to decorate him.  Her?

The eye is a mix-mash of die cuts from various sets in my stash.

His blood-shot eye is a flower from the Perennial Birthday set – stamped in Poppy Parade on Whisper White – then cut with a button die from the Arts & Crafts Die set.

Next is a Basic Black 1/2″ Circle Punch – then a Granny Apple Green Googly Eye embellishment.

I adhered the pieces and parts together – sort of wonky-ly cuz…you know.  One Eyed Purple People Eater – gotta be a little wonky!  Then I added it with a Stampin’ Dimensional.  Ha – didn’t think I’d get one in, didja?!

His eyelash is a short piece of Granny Apple Green “grass” from the Wiggly Bugs dies, he’s got ears from the Tasteful Background Die set, his “horns” (in Gorgeous Grape) are actually “quotes” from the Hand Lettered Prose dies.  His fangs – I feel confident that in order to be a “people eater” he’d have to have some teeth! – are Whisper White leftovers from the Tasteful Background die set.  All stuck on with Liquid Glue!

Now – his hindend is also decorated – with a Granny Apple Green “tail” – cut with a branch die in the Mini Curvy Keepsake set.  It’s adhered with Liquid Glue and has a Gorgeous Grape gem from the Noble Peacock Rhinestones at the top.

Hey!  Have YOU ever seen a One-Eyed Purple People Eater?  PROVE that he doesn’t have a tail like that?! 😉

The tag is from the Tags Tags Tags stamps set.  I stamped it in Granny Apple Green on Whisper White and cut it with the matching die in the bundled Trio of Tags Set.  I also cut two little jack-o-lanterns (in Trio of Tags) in Gorgeous Grape and stuck them on with Liquid Glue.  Then I added a Gorgeous Grape Noble Peacock Rhinestone.

I ran a length of 3/8″ Tricolor Ribbon thru the top and tied it off with some White Solid Baker’s Twine – looping the tag in as I tied the bow.

And – that was it!

Et Voila! A new – and uber-spooky addition to my little gang!

It’s fun to look thru all the tools in your toolbox and come up with fun ways to decorate these fun Mini Curvy Keepsake boxes!  They can be snowmen, OEPPE’s, Reindeer, and Fall Favors!

Go ahead…. think outside the…Mini-Curvy-Keepsake Box!  I hope you like!

TTFN

M

 

 

 

P.S.  Be sure to check out the big sale at Stamp-N-Storage – it ends tonight! 🙂


HOST CODE FOR 15 OCT – 31 OCT: F3AUQ4ME

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.


Stamp-N-Storage Sale Today Only!

The new Creative Crate offers versatile storage solutions for your dies, stamps, adhesives, embellishments, emboss folders, and more. Made from beautiful Baltic Birch plywood, each crate has a slanted back to make flipping through your supplies easy. Combine with Storage Pockets, Magnet Cards and Stamp Cards for the perfect organizational system.

Please Note: The Creative Crate REPLACES the Wafer Die Storage and Emboss Folder Storage (which will be discontinued on 31 Dec 19!)

RIGHT NOW!

Save 10% OFF* your Creative Crate, Storage Pockets, Magnet Cards, and 6×7 Stamp Cards through Friday, October 18, at midnight (CST).

Get the details and quick shopping links right here!


Available NOW

 New Year Celebration Stamp Set

Previously, the New Year Celebration Stamp Set was available exclusively for Japanese customers to order from the 2019–2020 annual catalog. But Stampin’ Up! has some great news! From 1 October 19 until 31 January 20, this stamp set will be available to purchase in North America!

This beautiful stamp set is only available for a limited time, so get yours soon!

The Japanese sentiments in Hiragana and Kanji translate to “Happy New Year,” and will make beautiful cards to bring in the New Year.

Click either image above to open a full-size PDF flyer with more details. Or click here to head over to my online store to order it now!


Coming on 1 November!

Christmastime Is Here Product Suite!

Stampin’ Up! has a new limited time product suite called Christmastime Is Here that will be available for customers to purchase soon!

This exclusive, limited-time collection of festive, floral coordinating products has everything you need to share love, joy, and creativity this holiday season.

Products from the Christmastime Is Here Suite will be available beginning 1 November and only while supplies last.

Click this image to open up a full size PDF flyer with all of the details for this beautiful new product suite!  The colors in the Designer Series Paper are:  Gold, Cherry Cobbler, Mossy Meadow, Poppy Parade and Early Espresso!

If you’d like to get this beautiful product suite early, join now and you can get yours too!  Any or all of the items from this product suite CAN be added as to your Starter Kit!!

Drop me a note at: stamps-n-lingers@comcast.net if you have any questions about joining.  I’d love to have you on the team – and am ready to answer any questions you’ve got! 🙂


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:  

Gorgeous Grape Card Stock: Mini Curvy Keepsake die cut; Hand Lettered Prose Die Cut “horns”

Granny Apple Green Card Stock: Wiggly Bugs Die Cut “eyebrow”; Tasteful Backgrounds Die Cut “ears”

Whisper White Card Stock:  Arts & Crafts die cut “eye”;  Tasteful Background Die cut “fangs”

Basic Black Card Stock: 1/2″ Punch circle “eye”


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


Three years ago….this week!

Happiness came home – with big feet and a big nose.

Been a LONG time since he was little enough to do this! 🙂

TTFN

M

Categories: 2019 Holiday Catalog, 2019 Sale-A-Bration Catalog, 3-D Project, Gift Boxes, Gift Tags, Halloween, Product Medley, Stamp-N-Storage Sale | Tags: , , , , | 12 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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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

 

Categories: 2019 Holiday Catalog, 3-D Project, Bridal Shower, Feminine, Gift Boxes, Halloween, Happy Birthday, Joining Special, masculine, Mother's Day, New Catalog Bundles, New Catalog Shares, Ordering Special!, Recruiting Special, Shares, Sneak peek, Special Promotions, Thanksgiving, Wedding | Tags: , , , , | 4 Comments

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!


No FFF’s on Blog Hop Days!

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Stampin’ Up! Bunches of Bundles SALE and Merry Little Labels Gift Box

Happy Saturday, y’all!  I hope this finds you well.  If you’re awaiting Irma – I hope this finds you safe.  Interestingly, it appears she’s headed for Atlanta.  Likely will be down to tropical storm level when she arrives, but…I suspect we’re in for a day or two of a mess.  Nothing like folks in FL, though! 🙁

I’ve got a really cool offering of some special Holiday bundles that I’ve put together.  Think of them as …Curated Collections!  Like I’m your….Personal Buyer!  Yea!  That’s it!!  Those follow a quick look at…

I made this pretty little Christmas gift box with a Mini Pizza Box and a few goodies from the Merry Little Labels group of products.  I also pulled in the Winter Wonder TIEF – and embossed the top of the Mini Pizza Box before I put it together.

I used my Fine Tip Glue Pen to lightly trace the embossed image and then sprinkled it with Dazzling Diamonds Stampin’ Glitter.  Once it was good and dry, I assembled the box.

The ribbon is 7/8″ Striped Ribbon – I wrapped a piece around the box and secured the ends with Glue Dots.  Then I adhered all the decorations to that band of ribbon, so that the recipient can just slide it off to get to the gift or goody on the inside!

I used some Glue Dots to wind a couple of loops of Silver Mini Tinsel Trim around.  Over that is a large bow of the 7/8″ Striped Ribbon, a couple of Green Sprigs and a Mini Ornament.

The tag is from the Merry Little Labels stamp set, heat embossed in Silver on Whisper White and then punched with the new Everyday Label Punch.  I added a hole with my 1/8″ Handheld Punch and then tied a piece of Silver Metallic Thread thru the hole and tied it to the bow.  Done! 🙂

So…let’s talk bundles!

You’ve had some time to peruse the supercalafragileisticespyalodocious Holiday Catalog and I know you want a lot lot lot!  So, I’ve got some really cool Bundles for you to choose from – each of which will save you about 15%!  

And this first one will even help you make today’s gift box!

Bundle #1:  Merry Little Labels Bundle (Wood) – $106

(If you bought these, you’d pay about $124, with the shipping and taxes)!

Bundle #2:  Merry Little Labels Bundle (Clear Mount) – $99

(If you bought these, you’d pay about $115, with the shipping and taxes)!

Bundle #3:  Quilted Christmas Bundle – $87

(If you bought these, you’d pay about $102, with the shipping and taxes)!

Bundle #4:  Painted Autumn Bundle – $74

(If you bought these, you’d pay about $87, with the shipping and taxes)!

Bundle #5: Spooky Night Bundle – $77

(If you bought these, you’d pay about $90, with the shipping and taxes)!

Bundle #6: Christmas Around the World Bundle – $75

(If you bought these, you’d pay about $88, with the shipping and taxes)!

Bundle #7:  Merry Little Christmas Bundle (Wood) – $82

(If you bought these, you’d pay about $95, with the shipping and taxes)!

Bundle #8 – Merry Little Christmas Bundle (Clear Mount) – $75

(If you bought these, you’d pay about $88, with the shipping and taxes)!

Don’t forget that these bundles will also get you Double Peppermint Points from me today and tomorrow!  And the September Tutorial – featuring the Painted Harvest Stamp Set.

So – if these look good to you, fill out the form below and pick your bundles!  I’ll send you a PayPal invoice and as soon as it’s paid,  I’ll get them right on the way to you!  These offers are available to anyone – but I can only ship to addresses in the United States. 🙂

Mary  


HOST CODE FOR 1 SEPTEMBER – 15 SEPTEMBER: 3UPGQ49U

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! And – you can even select one of the Host-exclusive sets! See my Rewards page for more details.


TIC-TOCK – ONLY TWO MORE DAYS

DOUBLE PEPPERMINT REWARD POINTS!

I’m offering Double Peppermint Reward Points for every order of $50 or more (before shipping and taxes) thru the 10th of September!!  Don’t miss your chance to earn extra points towards a FREE $40 gift of your choice!  When you gather up 16 peppermints, you’ll be able to select any product (or products!) valued at $40 and I’ll ship it directly to you for free!  Normally, you earn one peppermint for each $25 you spend (before shipping and taxes).  During this special – you’ll get TWO for each $25 when you spend $50. 🙂

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

Let me know if you have any questions!


MERRY PATTERNS HOST PROMOTION

Host a workshop or place an individual order totaling $300 or more (before shipping and tax) by the end of October, and you’ll earn this cool new stamp set for free!  Click the picture to open up a printable flyer!

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Get all the details on my Stampin’ Up! Promotions page right….here!


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 helped the housekeeper today.  She comes once a week (oh, what a wonderful indulgence!) and he loooooooooves her.

It doesn’t hurt that she carries a bag of doggie treats in her tote.

He keeps a close eye on her as she goes about her business.  You know.  Just in case….a treat were to fall out….

But that kind of intensity is exhausting.

Even an Aussie has to shut down and re-charge every once in a while.

You’re on your own for a minute, Sonya….

TTFN

M  

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