New Catalog Launch

Stampin’ Up! Hey Birthday Chick Bundle Sneak Peek Birthday Card

Happy Happy HAWWWWMP Day!!  Yep – it’s mid-week and you’re at the top of the hill.  It’s a downhill slide to the weekend from here! 🙂

Weekends are fun.  Everyone likes weekends!

And…new stamp sets and dies – swarming with uber-cute-and-stinkin’-adorable chickens are ALSO fun.  And everyone ALSO likes THEM!  Which means everyone is going to LOVE this new bundle that you’re going to be able to get on 2 Feb!  It’s called the Hey Birthday Chick bundle!  Now – Hey Birthday Chick is already IN the Jan- Jun 2021 Mini Catalog (page 52 if you’re looking).  But – in a couple of weeks (or…right NOW if you’re a Demonstrator or JOIN NOW!) – you’ll be able to get the Hey Birthday Chick DIES!  I’ve used this new bundle today – with some Dandy Garden 6″ x 6″ DSP.  Take a look-see:

The layout for this one comes from the CAS Colours & Sketches challenge.

I started with a piece of Mossy Meadow card stock for the card front.  From a piece of Dandy Garden 6″ x 6″ DSP I cut two rectangles with the second-largest of the Stitched So Sweetly Dies and adhered them to the panel with Liquid Glue.

Then I pulled out the Hey Birthday Chick dies, cut a Bumble Bee sentiment (how cool is that?!?) and adhered it to the card front with Liquid Glue.

On a piece of Whisper White (Basic White will for sure work, too!), I stamped the cute chicken and balloon image from Hey Birthday Chicken in Early Espresso.  I also stamped the balloon part on a piece of Blackberry Bliss Dandy Garden 6″ x 6″ DSP.  Using the die in the Hey Birthday Chicken set to cut the chicken and balloon.  I fussy cut the DSP balloon and colored over the lines with my Early Espresso Stampin’ Write Marker, then popped it over the stamped balloon with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I colored the chicken with my Crumb Cake Stampin’ Blends Combo and Bumble Bee Stampin’ Write Marker.

Using the fence die in Hey Birthday Chicken Dies I cut an Early Espresso fence.  I also cut three “feed sacks” – one each in Bumble Bee, Mossy Meadow and Crumb Cake.

I adhered the fence and three “feed sacks” with Liquid Glue – then popped the chicken and balloon over top with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I decided my chicken was a hen – and needed a hair bow – so I cut one (yes, it’s in the die set!) from the same Dandy Garden 6″ x 6″ DSP paper and stuck it in her hair with Liquid Glue.  And…the card front was done!

On the inside, I stamped a second Hey Birthday Chick image in Early Espresso ink on a piece of Whisper White (or Basic White).  I colored it with Crumb Cake, Flirty Flamingo and Blackberry Bliss Stampin’ Blend Combos and Bumble Bee Stampin’ Write Marker.  I also stamped the image on the Dandy Garden DSP and fussy cut just the cupcake liner, which I adhered with Liquid Glue over the stamped image.  Then I stamped a second sentiment in Bumble Bee.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to Mossy Meadow and Bumble Bee mats and then into my Blackberry Bliss card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done.

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got the fun chicken and cupcake image on the front…

…and more of the Dandy Garden 6″ x 6″ DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  You know, I loved the Hey Chick set when it was part of 2017 Sale-A-Bration and these little guys and gals in the Hey Birthday Chick set are all similar to those guys!  And…add in the totes-adorbs Hey Birthday Chick Die set….and you’ve got a winner!

And – we’re ALSO going to see the return of Hey Chick.  With dies of its own!

I hope you like and…are adding the whole shootin’ match to your I-gotta-get-it list!!

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

TTFN

M

 

 

 

P.S.  If you want it RIGHT now – joining as a demonstrator is a great plan – there’s some awesome bennies to joining during Sale-A-Bration 2021 (or anytime, really!).  Check out the deets down below and then – if you want some chickens in your coop sooner rather than later….AND 20% off everything – give me a holler! 😉


HOST CODE FOR 1 JAN – 15 JAN: BBPADBD6 

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 Customer Rewards page for full details. You’ll also be getting a link to my ZOOM The Craftroom (an exclusive online event for my customers) and the monthly Online Tutorial.   The January Tutorial features the Sweet Strawberry Bundle!


Sale-A-Bration is Here!

During Sale-A-Bration – 5 Jan – 28 Feb! – you can earn FREE products. For every $50 or $100 (before shipping and tax) that you spend, you can choose between two purchasing levels of free products!  There are 7 free products available to pick from at the $50 level and 2 free products to pick from at the $100 level!

 

It’s also a good time to HOST – because, when you host a workshop (OR place an individual order) and the total sales hits $300 (before shipping and tax) – then you will automatically earn the awesome Punch Party stamp set!  This is an exclusive set from Sale-A-Bration and…trust me – you WANT this stamp set!

You can see more details and find the list of punches that it coordinates with on page 17 in the Sale-a-bration Brochure! 🙂

And you can “host” a “workshop” with a group of friends and family.  Even while socially distanced!  Yup – it’s true!  I’ll make you your own special host code  – you give it to your friends and family and when they place an order using it – YOU get the rewards!!

 

Cuz…not only do you get the amazing Starter Kits – you’ll ALSO get…200 FREE SHEETS OF GORGEOUS DESIGNER SERIES PAPER!!

What’s in your Kit?

  • $125 in Stampin’ Up! merchandise of your choice from the current Annual Catalog, 2021 Mini Catalog or the online store (includes clearance rack items!).
  • 5 free packs of 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper (200 sheets in total!!) from the upcoming 2021-2022 Annual Catalog. The packs are: Brights, Regals, Neutrals, Subtles & 2020-2022 In Colors…that’s $57.50 in free designer paper with your kit!!
  • 8 Annual Catalogs, 8 Mini Catalogs and 8 Sale-a-bration Brochures and a few additional business supplies.

What are the Perks and bennies of being a Demonstrator?

  • At least a 20% discount on everything that you order as a Demonstrator!
  • Early peeks at new release items and preorders for new items for about a month before they are available to purchase!
  • The ability to attend Demonstrator exclusive Stampin’ Up! events!
  • No pressure to sell to anyone, hold classes or workshops or run a business. You can simply order for yourself and get the discount!  And as long as you have at least $300 in sales per quarter, you’ll continue as an active Demonstrator and continue to get the discount. If you aren’t able to maintain the $300 per quarter minimums, you simply go back to being a customer, no commitment required and no penalty if decide that being a Demonstrator isn’t right for you.
  • And – join now and you’ll be an “active” demonstrator – without selling or buying another thing at all! – thru the end of June – which will also get you in on the pre-order for the new 2021-2022 Annual Catalog!  Whoo-hoo!

And…what are the perks of joining with me?

  • You’ll be a part of my Critters-N-Creatin’ Krew team!
  • Monthly team meetings via video conference where we talk about the latest happenings at Stampin’ Up! and share project ideas. We’re scattered all over the United States, but we get together in person online and have lots of fun chatting!
  • Access to my ZOOM The Craftroom virtual stamping get-togethers each week!
  • Free access to my online class tutorials.
  • A private Facebook page where we can chat, ask questions and share ideas.
  • Team giveaways and prizes! We do fun giveaways and prizes for sharing projects and for reaching sales and recruiting goals.
  • Monthly team trainings and meetings for those interested in learning more about the business side of Stampin’ Up!.
  • Whether you’d like to start a business or would simply like the great discount, I’m here to support you in any way I can!

There are lots of great reasons to join Stampin’ Up! now and I’d love to have you on my Critters-N-Creatin’ Krew team!

If you’ve got any questions or would like to chat or need the current catalogs – let me know!  You can reach me at: stamps-n-lingers@comcast.net

Click here to purchase your Starter Kit and Get Started!


 Coming in February!!

 

Hey Chick and Birthday Chick Bundles

 

If you were around for Sale-A-Bration 2017, you might remember the super cute Hey, Chick stamp set that you could get as one of your Sale-A-Bration freebies!  Heck – it may still be on your shelf!! Well – it was SO popular (and rightly so – it’s stinkin’ adorable!) that Stampin’ Up! is bringing it back – and it’s got some friends this time around.  Like…DIES!

Yes – you heard right….dies!! Chick Dies, to be exact!

So – if you don’t have Hey Chick already – you’ll be able to buy it in a cost-saving bundle.  If you DID save the stamp set – then the coordinating Chick Dies will be available separately!  And yes – that IS a chicken coop die you see!  And corn.   There’s CORN!

HEY CHICK BUNDLE    158627  $44
Includes the Hey Chick Stamp Set and Chick Dies. Available 2 Feb – 30 Jun.

HEY CHICK STAMP SET   158190   $17
Originally offered during 2017 Sale-A-Bration.  Available 2 Feb – 30 Jun.

CHICK DIES   158199   $32
19 dies. Available 2 Feb – 30 Jun.

And – there’s more!!  There’s also the Birthday Chick Bundle!

These are brand spankin’ new!!

HEY BIRTHDAY CHICK BUNDLE  158631   $42 
Includes the Hey Birthday Chick Stamp Set and Birthday Chick Dies. Available 2 Feb – 30 Jun. 

HEY BIRTHDAY CHICK STAMP SET  154464  $21
Available RIGHT NOW!! As seen in the January–June 2021 Mini Catalog.  Want it today?  Get it right here!

BIRTHDAY CHICK DIES     158200     $27
11 dies.  Available 2 Feb – 30 Jun 2021

So…get ready to get yer Chick On!
2 Feb is right around the corner!


There’s still time for you to save some money on all the new goodies you’re loving as you look thru the new Jan – Jun 2021 Mini Catalog!  My Special Bundles will save you 10-15% off what you’d spend if you bought all the products separately!  And – every bundle comes with a free gift!  AND – Sale-A-Bration rewards.

Head over to my Jan – Jun 2021 Mini Catalog Special Bundles page and get all the details – plus find a handy order form!  These bundles are only available until 20 Jan and then they’re gone!

Happy bundling!


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Blackberry Bliss Cardstock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and folded at 5 1/2″)

Bumble Bee Cardstock:  4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); Birthday Chick die cut sentiment and “feed sack”

Mossy Meadow Cardstock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front and inner liner); Birthday Chick die cut “feed sack”

Crumb Cake Cardstock: Birthday Chick die cut “feed sack”

Early Espresso Cardstock:  Birthday Chick die cut “fence”

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

Dandy Garden 6″ x 6″ DSP: Next-to-largest Stitched So Sweetly die cut rectangle (x 2 – on card front); Fussy cut balloon; Birthday Chick die cut hair bow; fussy cut cupcake liner on inside; 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 

Since his arrival four years ago, we’ve taught Finn to not go into the stalls.

At all.  Whether the horses are in them or not.  For obvious reasons.

And he’s been pretty solid on it.  He does lean into the doorway some to…sniff the sniffs and see if they dropped any food.

Or….erhm…droppings. 😉

So – imagine my surprise when, as I was cleaning Cady’s stall yesterday morning, I look up to see…

Four paws in.  ALL the way in.

You can see he knows he’s been spotted.

So….

I think this is the dog equivalent of whistling!  Nothing to see here.  Just a dog.  In a stall….

Maybe she won’t be mad if I offer an obedience behavior. And be really cute.

Who knows.  It could work!!

TTFN
M

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Stampin’ Up! Snailed It Happy Thoughts Slim-Line Card

Good morning and welcome to another work week.  I hope it will be a good one for all of you!

My card today is a Slim-Line one and I don’t usually do them.  The lack of envelopes is a sticky point for me – but…I saw the sketch over at Freshly Made Sketches this week and I wanted to play along.  And it occured to me that….regular business envelopes are slim-line-card-friendly.  And – mine are the security-kind so…no one will be able to “peek” at my card! 😉

With that problem solved…I pulled out my Snailed It bundle – yes, FINALLY got it!!, the coordinating Snail Mail DSP and the Happy Thoughts stamp set to make a sort of thank-you-y sort of congratulations-y card.  Take a look-see:

 

And here’s the challenge from Freshly Made Sketches.

I started with a long piece of Snail Mail DSP that I matted on Real Red for the card front.  Then I looped some Blushing Bride twine from the Snail Mail Twine Combo twice around the panel – securing it on the card front under the decorations.

I used the square die in the Snail Die Set to cut two pieces of Snail Mail DSP – and adhered them both to the card front with Liquid Glue.

I stamped the Snailed It sentiment in Real Red on a piece of Whisper White (Basic White will work, too), cut it with the next-to-smallest Stitched So Sweetly rectangle die and popped it onto the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

There are two dies in Snail Die Set that cut adorable snails from a couple of the designs in the Snail Mail DSP – so I cut them out!

Using a combination of Liquid Glue and Stampin’ Dimensionals, I adhered the two sweet snails to the card front.

Then I cut three hearts from Real Red – using the Snail Dies again – and adhered them with Liquid Glue.

I tied two pieces of Blushing Bride Snail Mail Twine in a bow and adhered it with a Glue Dot – and the card front was done!

On the inside, I stamped a Happy Thoughts sentiment in Real Red on a Whisper White panel.  In the corner, in Tuxedo Black, I stamped the cute Snailed It mushroom image.  I also stamped that image again on the two DSPs I’d used in the front.  Then I fussy cut some mushrooms and adhered them to the stamped image with Liquid Glue (gotta love a little Paper Piecing!).  I added a couple three Resin Heart Embellishments, too!

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Real Red mat and into my Thick Whisper White card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My white business envelope got a Real Red image from Snailed It on the front…

…and I added some of the Bermuda Bay Snail Mail DSP to the envelope flap.

Et Voila! Sometimes you just gotta think outside the box, huh?  A business envelope – decorated, of course, cuz…#nonekkidenvelopes!…is a perfectly acceptable mailing vessel!  Which is good – because this Snailed It-strewn card is too cute to hide at home!

The Snail Mail DSP is so much fun – and how perfectly perfect for piecing the mushrooms on the inside!

Happy Thoughts is the perfect set to have in your tool box – with sentiments that are ready for any occasion!

I hope you like!

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

TTFN

M

 

 

 


HOST CODE FOR 1 JAN – 15 JAN: BBPADBD6 

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 Customer Rewards page for full details. You’ll also be getting a link to my ZOOM The Craftroom (an exclusive online event for my customers) and the monthly Online Tutorial.   The January Tutorial features the Sweet Strawberry Bundle!


Stamps-N-Lingers Sale-A-Bration Ordering Special – Ends Tomorrow!

Here’s the deets!

1. All orders of $50 or greater (before shipping and taxes) placed through my online store thru the end of the day on 12 Jan 21 will earn DOUBLE PEPPERMINT REWARD POINTS!!  And – you’ll be earning FREE Sale-A-Bration goodies, too!

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 Here!

During Sale-A-Bration – 5 Jan – 28 Feb! – you can earn FREE products. For every $50 or $100 (before shipping and tax) that you spend, you can choose between two purchasing levels of free products!  There are 7 free products available to pick from at the $50 level and 2 free products to pick from at the $100 level!

 

It’s also a good time to HOST – because, when you host a workshop (OR place an individual order) and the total sales hits $300 (before shipping and tax) – then you will automatically earn the awesome Punch Party stamp set!  This is an exclusive set from Sale-A-Bration and…trust me – you WANT this stamp set!

You can see more details and find the list of punches that it coordinates with on page 17 in the Sale-a-bration Brochure! 🙂

And you can “host” a “workshop” with a group of friends and family.  Even while socially distanced!  Yup – it’s true!  I’ll make you your own special host code  – you give it to your friends and family and when they place an order using it – YOU get the rewards!!

 

Cuz…not only do you get the amazing Starter Kits – you’ll ALSO get…200 FREE SHEETS OF GORGEOUS DESIGNER SERIES PAPER!!

What’s in your Kit?

  • $125 in Stampin’ Up! merchandise of your choice from the current Annual Catalog, 2021 Mini Catalog or the online store (includes clearance rack items!).
  • 5 free packs of 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper (200 sheets in total!!) from the upcoming 2021-2022 Annual Catalog. The packs are: Brights, Regals, Neutrals, Subtles & 2020-2022 In Colors…that’s $57.50 in free designer paper with your kit!!
  • 8 Annual Catalogs, 8 Mini Catalogs and 8 Sale-a-bration Brochures and a few additional business supplies.

What are the Perks and bennies of being a Demonstrator?

  • At least a 20% discount on everything that you order as a Demonstrator!
  • Early peeks at new release items and preorders for new items for about a month before they are available to purchase!
  • The ability to attend Demonstrator exclusive Stampin’ Up! events!
  • No pressure to sell to anyone, hold classes or workshops or run a business. You can simply order for yourself and get the discount!  And as long as you have at least $300 in sales per quarter, you’ll continue as an active Demonstrator and continue to get the discount. If you aren’t able to maintain the $300 per quarter minimums, you simply go back to being a customer, no commitment required and no penalty if decide that being a Demonstrator isn’t right for you.
  • And – join now and you’ll be an “active” demonstrator – without selling or buying another thing at all! – thru the end of June – which will also get you in on the pre-order for the new 2021-2022 Annual Catalog!  Whoo-hoo!

And…what are the perks of joining with me?

  • You’ll be a part of my Critters-N-Creatin’ Krew team!
  • Monthly team meetings via video conference where we talk about the latest happenings at Stampin’ Up! and share project ideas. We’re scattered all over the United States, but we get together in person online and have lots of fun chatting!
  • Access to my ZOOM The Craftroom virtual stamping get-togethers each week!
  • Free access to my online class tutorials.
  • A private Facebook page where we can chat, ask questions and share ideas.
  • Team giveaways and prizes! We do fun giveaways and prizes for sharing projects and for reaching sales and recruiting goals.
  • Monthly team trainings and meetings for those interested in learning more about the business side of Stampin’ Up!.
  • Whether you’d like to start a business or would simply like the great discount, I’m here to support you in any way I can!

There are lots of great reasons to join Stampin’ Up! now and I’d love to have you on my Critters-N-Creatin’ Krew team!

If you’ve got any questions or would like to chat or need the current catalogs – let me know!  You can reach me at: stamps-n-lingers@comcast.net

Click here to purchase your Starter Kit and Get Started!


NEW!  Basic White is HERE!

The following Basic White products are now available!


 

You’ve been waiting and waiting for the Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine…and it’s finally here!!!  Get all the deets and links to order YOUR mighty Mini right here!


It’s that time again!  Time for you to save some money on all the new goodies you’re loving as you look thru the new Jan – Jun 2021 Mini Catalog!  My Special Bundles will save you 10-15% off what you’d spend if you bought all the products separately!  And – every bundle comes with a free gift!  AND – Sale-A-Bration rewards.

Head over to my Jan – Jun 2021 Mini Catalog Special Bundles page and get all the details – plus find a handy order form!  These bundles are only available until 20 Jan and then they’re gone!

Happy bundling!


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Thick Whisper White (or Basic White) Cardstock: 9 1/4″ x 7 1/2″ (card base, scored and folded at 3 3/4″)

Real Red Cardstock:  3 1/2″ x 9″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); Snail die cut hearts on front

Whisper White (or Basic White!) Card Stock:  Stitched So Sweetly rectangle (sentiment); 3 3/8″ x 8 7/8″ (inner liner)

Snailed It DSP: 3 3/8″ x 8 7/8″ (card front); Snail die cut DSP shapes on front; Fussy cut mushrooms for Paper Piecing on inside;  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 

Deny this face…anything.

Go ahead – I double-dog….no TRIPLE-dog dare ya.

Tell him no. 😉

TTFN
M

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Stampin’ Up! Berry Delightful Blessings Corner-Fold Card with Video Tutorial!

Good morning and happy Friday!  Hoping that your week went well – even with all the….well.  You know.  I don’t know about y’all but I am so over all of this…you know. 🥺

So – let’s talk about something FUN!  Like…FREE Designer Series Paper with a bundled FREE stamp set!  Did I say Free??  Yep – with a $100 purchase before shipping & tax, you might pick the goodies in today’s card.

If you were able to join me for my YouTube live yesterday, I appreciate you spending part of your day with me!  If not, here’s the replay!

I saw this cute Corner-Fold card design on the talented Rachel Tessman’s blog and decided to give it a go.  I even used the same Berry Blessings stamp set and bundled Berry Delightful DSP – cuz I love it.  A LOT!  Take a look-see:

I played along with the Anything Goes challenge over at the Watercooler Wednesday Challenge.

I started with a 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ piece of Pacific Point cardstock, that I scored and folded at 4 1/4″ (just like a regular side-fold card).

I used Stampin’ Seal to adhere a piece of Granny Apple Green plaid Berry Delightful DSP to the card front.

Then, using my Paper Trimmer, I cut twice to create the twisting corner element.  You can see how to do it in the video (where I show you how to use Rachel’s Post-It Note trick!) – and here’s a cut-template.

Once the cuts were done, I turned the corner – bringing the top right-hand corner in towards the middle of the card – and using my Bone Folder to burnish the fold.  It’s a lot easier to see in the video. 😉

With a little more Stampin’ Seal, I adhered the turned-down corner to the card front.

I matted another piece of the Berry Delightful DSP on Shaded Spruce and adhered it to the square.

Using the same DSP as on the square – I matted a strip on Shaded Spruce and adhered it across the bottom portion of the card with Liquid Glue.

On a piece of Whisper White (or Basic White will for sure work!), I stamped the Berry Blessings sentiment in Shaded Spruce and cut it with a Tasteful Labels die.  Then I popped it onto the DSP strip with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I colored a new Opal Round with my Dark Shaded Spruce Stampin’ Blend, added it to the card front and the card front was done.

I stamped the blueberry outline image from Berry Blessings in Pacific Point on a piece of Whisper White then added the fill image in stamped-off-once Pacific Point.  I added the leaves outline in Shaded Spruce and then the leaves fill with Granny Apple Green.  I cut it with the large circle die in Tasteful Labels and popped it onto the inside of the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

For the inside, I added the blueberries and leaves in the corner of a Whisper White panel.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Shaded Spruce mat and into the card base and the card was done!

My Whisper White (or Basic White) Medium Envelope got the Berry Blessings blueberries and leaves on the front…

…and more of the Berry Delightful DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  Seriously – is it any wonder that I love this fun fold?  Look at how much of the gorgeous Berry Delightful DSP you get to show off!  And it is SO worth showing off, isn’t it??

With the added bonus of getting it – plus the bundled Berry Blessings stamp set! – for FREE – it’s a deal you’re going to want to get in on!  Just place an order of $100 or more (before shipping & tax) – and this wonderful bundle could be your Sale-A-Bration Pick!!

I hope you like!

TTFN

M

 

 

 


HOST CODE FOR 1 JAN – 15 JAN: BBPADBD6 

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 Customer Rewards page for full details. You’ll also be getting a link to my ZOOM The Craftroom (an exclusive online event for my customers) and the monthly Online Tutorial.   The January Tutorial features the Sweet Strawberry Bundle!


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 thru the end of the day on 12 Jan 21 will earn DOUBLE PEPPERMINT REWARD POINTS!!  And – you’ll be earning FREE Sale-A-Bration goodies, too!

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 Here!

During Sale-A-Bration – 5 Jan – 28 Feb! – you can earn FREE products. For every $50 or $100 (before shipping and tax) that you spend, you can choose between two purchasing levels of free products!  There are 7 free products available to pick from at the $50 level and 2 free products to pick from at the $100 level!

 

It’s also a good time to HOST – because, when you host a workshop (OR place an individual order) and the total sales hits $300 (before shipping and tax) – then you will automatically earn the awesome Punch Party stamp set!  This is an exclusive set from Sale-A-Bration and…trust me – you WANT this stamp set!

You can see more details and find the list of punches that it coordinates with on page 17 in the Sale-a-bration Brochure! 🙂

And you can “host” a “workshop” with a group of friends and family.  Even while socially distanced!  Yup – it’s true!  I’ll make you your own special host code  – you give it to your friends and family and when they place an order using it – YOU get the rewards!!

 

Cuz…not only do you get the amazing Starter Kits – you’ll ALSO get…200 FREE SHEETS OF GORGEOUS DESIGNER SERIES PAPER!!

What’s in your Kit?

  • $125 in Stampin’ Up! merchandise of your choice from the current Annual Catalog, 2021 Mini Catalog or the online store (includes clearance rack items!).
  • 5 free packs of 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper (200 sheets in total!!) from the upcoming 2021-2022 Annual Catalog. The packs are: Brights, Regals, Neutrals, Subtles & 2020-2022 In Colors…that’s $57.50 in free designer paper with your kit!!
  • 8 Annual Catalogs, 8 Mini Catalogs and 8 Sale-a-bration Brochures and a few additional business supplies.

What are the Perks and bennies of being a Demonstrator?

  • At least a 20% discount on everything that you order as a Demonstrator!
  • Early peeks at new release items and preorders for new items for about a month before they are available to purchase!
  • The ability to attend Demonstrator exclusive Stampin’ Up! events!
  • No pressure to sell to anyone, hold classes or workshops or run a business. You can simply order for yourself and get the discount!  And as long as you have at least $300 in sales per quarter, you’ll continue as an active Demonstrator and continue to get the discount. If you aren’t able to maintain the $300 per quarter minimums, you simply go back to being a customer, no commitment required and no penalty if decide that being a Demonstrator isn’t right for you.
  • And – join now and you’ll be an “active” demonstrator – without selling or buying another thing at all! – thru the end of June – which will also get you in on the pre-order for the new 2021-2022 Annual Catalog!  Whoo-hoo!

And…what are the perks of joining with me?

  • You’ll be a part of my Critters-N-Creatin’ Krew team!
  • Monthly team meetings via video conference where we talk about the latest happenings at Stampin’ Up! and share project ideas. We’re scattered all over the United States, but we get together in person online and have lots of fun chatting!
  • Access to my ZOOM The Craftroom virtual stamping get-togethers each week!
  • Free access to my online class tutorials.
  • A private Facebook page where we can chat, ask questions and share ideas.
  • Team giveaways and prizes! We do fun giveaways and prizes for sharing projects and for reaching sales and recruiting goals.
  • Monthly team trainings and meetings for those interested in learning more about the business side of Stampin’ Up!.
  • Whether you’d like to start a business or would simply like the great discount, I’m here to support you in any way I can!

There are lots of great reasons to join Stampin’ Up! now and I’d love to have you on my Critters-N-Creatin’ Krew team!

If you’ve got any questions or would like to chat or need the current catalogs – let me know!  You can reach me at: stamps-n-lingers@comcast.net

Click here to purchase your Starter Kit and Get Started!


NEW!  Basic White is HERE!

The following Basic White products are now available!


 

You’ve been waiting and waiting for the Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine…and it’s finally here!!!  Get all the deets and links to order YOUR mighty Mini right here!


It’s that time again!  Time for you to save some money on all the new goodies you’re loving as you look thru the new Jan – Jun 2021 Mini Catalog!  My Special Bundles will save you 10-15% off what you’d spend if you bought all the products separately!  And – every bundle comes with a free gift!  AND – Sale-A-Bration rewards.

Head over to my Jan – Jun 2021 Mini Catalog Special Bundles page and get all the details – plus find a handy order form!  These bundles are only available until 20 Jan and then they’re gone!

Happy bundling!


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Pacific Point Cardstock: 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ (card base, scored and folded at 4 1/4″ – then cut as shown)

Shaded Spruce Cardstock:  2 7/8″ x 2 7/8″ (mat for small DSP square on front); 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (mat for inner liner); 3/4″ x 4 1/4″ (mat for DSP strip on front)

Whisper White (or Basic White!); Tasteful Labels die cut (sentiment); Tasteful Labels die cut circle (on inside); 4″ x 5 1/4″ (inner liner)

Berry Delightful DSP: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (card front); 2 3/4″ x 2 3/4″ (small DSP square on front); 5/8″ x 4″ (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 

I’m doing it, Mom!

Is she even watching?? Dad – help me out, here!

Serious.  How long do I need to do this to get one stinkin’ cookie??

 

I AM smiling!

Sheesh!

TTFN
M

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Stampin’ Up! Flower & Field Ornate Thanks for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Good morning, y’all!  It’s Thursday – which means it’s time for another Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop!!  We’ve got a sketch challenge today and I’m excited to see what everyone brings to the table!  I just know you’re going to see a ton of awesome-ness on the hop today!

The sketch made me want to use a pretty designer series paper – there was lots of space to let it shine – so…I pulled out one which is 1) gorgeous and 2) FREE!  It’s the Flower & Field DSP – which is one of the $50-level Sale-A-Bration offerings, so it’s free with a qualifying purchase!  Then I added a simple sentiment from Ornate Thanks and a pretty little Daisy Lane daisy on the inside.  Take a look-see:

…and here’s our sketch!

I started with a piece of the Flower & Field DSP that I matted on Bumble Bee for the card front.  Then I cut a Stitched So Sweetly rectangle from a SECOND pattern in the paper and adhered that to the card front with Liquid Glue.

Next, on a strip of Whisper White (or you can for sure use Basic White!), I stamped the Ornate Thanks sentiment in Granny Apple Green.

Using the Label Me Fancy Punch – I punched a slot in either end of the strip.

I took two lengths of Bumble Bee 2020-2022 In Color 1/4″ Ribbon and threaded them thru the slots.  Using Liquid Glue – I adhered them together – crossing them – on the back of the sentiment strip.  Then I popped the sentiment on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and secured the ends of the ribbon to the back of the card front with Glue Dots.

I added single small Pool Party Holiday Rhinestone Jewel and the card front was done!

On the inside, I stamped the sweet daisy from Daisy Lane in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on a Whisper White (or Basic White) panel.  I colored the center with my Bumble Bee Stampin’ Write Marker and the bases of the petals with my Light Pool Party Stampin’ Blend.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Bumble Bee mat and into my Basic Black card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done.

My Whisper White (say it with me…or Basic White!) Medium Envelope got the Daisy Lane flower on the front…

…and more of the Flower & Field DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  Quick and easy – but…I love it!  This Flower & Field paper – on top of being FREE! – is really gorgeous!  And you can pick it when your order reaches $50 (before shipping and tax) during Sale-A-Bration!

Ornate Thanks and Daisy Lane – both from the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog – are great choices to add a sentiment and a complementary daisy! 🙂

I hope you like!

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

Now that you’ve seen my card, take a minute to hop thru all our projects today.  If you click on the Next Blog button, you’ll go right to Kristi’s page. And you can just click on the names below to go direct to all the blogs!

Amy Koenders

Mary Deatherage – YOU ARE HERE!

Kristi Gray

Jaimie Babarczy

Sue Prather

Karen Finkle

Akiko Sudano

Karen Ksenzakovic

Have fun on the Hop!!

TTFN

M

 

 

 


HOST CODE FOR 1 JAN – 15 JAN: BBPADBD6 

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 Customer Rewards page for full details. You’ll also be getting a link to my ZOOM The Craftroom (an exclusive online event for my customers) and the monthly Online Tutorial.   The January Tutorial features the Sweet Strawberry Bundle!


YouTube Live – After Lunch Bunch!

I’m planning to go live today on my YouTube channel with a new project.  We’ll start at our normal time of 1pm Eastern.  Come on over and see what I’m up to today!  Look forward to seeing you then!


Sale-A-Bration is Here!

During Sale-A-Bration – 5 Jan – 28 Feb! – you can earn FREE products. For every $50 or $100 (before shipping and tax) that you spend, you can choose between two purchasing levels of free products!  There are 7 free products available to pick from at the $50 level and 2 free products to pick from at the $100 level!

 

It’s also a good time to HOST – because, when you host a workshop (OR place an individual order) and the total sales hits $300 (before shipping and tax) – then you will automatically earn the awesome Punch Party stamp set!  This is an exclusive set from Sale-A-Bration and…trust me – you WANT this stamp set!

You can see more details and find the list of punches that it coordinates with on page 17 in the Sale-a-bration Brochure! 🙂

And you can “host” a “workshop” with a group of friends and family.  Even while socially distanced!  Yup – it’s true!  I’ll make you your own special host code  – you give it to your friends and family and when they place an order using it – YOU get the rewards!!

 

Cuz…not only do you get the amazing Starter Kits – you’ll ALSO get…200 FREE SHEETS OF GORGEOUS DESIGNER SERIES PAPER!!

What’s in your Kit?

  • $125 in Stampin’ Up! merchandise of your choice from the current Annual Catalog, 2021 Mini Catalog or the online store (includes clearance rack items!).
  • 5 free packs of 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper (200 sheets in total!!) from the upcoming 2021-2022 Annual Catalog. The packs are: Brights, Regals, Neutrals, Subtles & 2020-2022 In Colors…that’s $57.50 in free designer paper with your kit!!
  • 8 Annual Catalogs, 8 Mini Catalogs and 8 Sale-a-bration Brochures and a few additional business supplies.

What are the Perks and bennies of being a Demonstrator?

  • At least a 20% discount on everything that you order as a Demonstrator!
  • Early peeks at new release items and preorders for new items for about a month before they are available to purchase!
  • The ability to attend Demonstrator exclusive Stampin’ Up! events!
  • No pressure to sell to anyone, hold classes or workshops or run a business. You can simply order for yourself and get the discount!  And as long as you have at least $300 in sales per quarter, you’ll continue as an active Demonstrator and continue to get the discount. If you aren’t able to maintain the $300 per quarter minimums, you simply go back to being a customer, no commitment required and no penalty if decide that being a Demonstrator isn’t right for you.
  • And – join now and you’ll be an “active” demonstrator – without selling or buying another thing at all! – thru the end of June – which will also get you in on the pre-order for the new 2021-2022 Annual Catalog!  Whoo-hoo!

And…what are the perks of joining with me?

  • You’ll be a part of my Critters-N-Creatin’ Krew team!
  • Monthly team meetings via video conference where we talk about the latest happenings at Stampin’ Up! and share project ideas. We’re scattered all over the United States, but we get together in person online and have lots of fun chatting!
  • Access to my ZOOM The Craftroom virtual stamping get-togethers each week!
  • Free access to my online class tutorials.
  • A private Facebook page where we can chat, ask questions and share ideas.
  • Team giveaways and prizes! We do fun giveaways and prizes for sharing projects and for reaching sales and recruiting goals.
  • Monthly team trainings and meetings for those interested in learning more about the business side of Stampin’ Up!.
  • Whether you’d like to start a business or would simply like the great discount, I’m here to support you in any way I can!

There are lots of great reasons to join Stampin’ Up! now and I’d love to have you on my Critters-N-Creatin’ Krew team!

If you’ve got any questions or would like to chat or need the current catalogs – let me know!  You can reach me at: stamps-n-lingers@comcast.net

Click here to purchase your Starter Kit and Get Started!


NEW!  Basic White is HERE!

The following Basic White products are now available!


 

You’ve been waiting and waiting for the Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine…and it’s finally here!!!  Get all the deets and links to order YOUR mighty Mini right here!


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

Card Cuts Used in The Art Gallery Project:

Basic Black Cardstock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and folded at 4 1/4″)

Bumble Bee Cardstock:  4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner)

Whisper White (or Basic White!); 5/8″ x 2 3/4″ (sentiment); 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner)

Flower & Field DSP: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front); Largest Stitched So Sweetly Rectangle Die cut; 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ (strip on tag); envelope flap


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


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


Finn Fan Fix 

No FFF’s on Blog Hop Days!

TTFN

M

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Stampin’ Up! Jan – Jun 2021 Mini Catalog and Sale-A-Bration are LIVE and a Stamps-N-Lingers Ordering Special!

Good morning, my peeps!  Are you ready, skeedaddy?!?  Cuz…this is a HUGE day.  LOTS going on – so…be sure to read everything!  You’re going to find info on our new Basic White and the new Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine.  And the Jan – Jun 2021 Mini Catalog and 2021 Sale-A-Bration is LIVE LIVE LIVE for your ordering and freebie-getting happiness!  Oh – and yeah.  I’ve got an Ordering Special for ya.  Buckle up, buttercup….here we go!

Just in case you don’t have the catalogs in hand – here are the digital copies for you to open and peruse at your leisure!

The January – June 2021 Mini Catalog:

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Stampin’ Up! Always in My Heart Sneak Peek Anniversary Card!

Happy Monday, y’all! Did you know…this is National Thank God It’s Monday Day?  And – although you might think it happens a few times a year – or a month! – you’d’a thunk wrong.

Nope.  Only the first Monday in January. So…savor this important National Day.  You won’t get to enjoy it again for 365 more days!

It is ALSO….Jan – June 2021 Mini Catalog Launch Day EVE.  Which really IS cause to celebrate!  Whoo-hoo!  Only one more day to go and you’ll be able to get yer mitts on all the new goodies you’ve been seeing for the past couple of weeks!  And…I’ve got ANOTHER one for you to add to your list today.  It’s the Always in My Heart stamp set with the bundled – and gorgeous!! – Floral Heart Dies!  I paired these up with the black-and-white beauty of True Love DSP for today’s project.  Take a look-see:


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Stampin’ Up! Fine Art Floral Gallery Sneak Peek Fun-Fold with Video Tutorial

Happy 2021!!  I suspect most of us are hoping and praying that this is a better year – on so many levels! – than 2020 was.  I know – and you know – that it’s not going to change for the better overnight.  But…perhaps the light we’re seeing at the end of the tunnel is NOT a train.  Hope springs eternal. 🙂

My first card for the year comes with a video tutorial and, if you were able to join me yesterday on my You Tube channel, I appreciate you spending part of your New Year’s Eve with me!  If not, here’s the replay!  Hint: don’t be confused by the picture – I DID make a different card on the video.  But…it means you get a two-fer today! 🙂

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Stampin’ Up! Snail Mail and Punch Party Sneak Peek!

Happy Happy HAWWWMP Day!  LAST hawwwmp day of 2020!

And 2020 is welcome to depart the fix, and good riddance, wouldn’t you say??

My last Hawwmp Day card is one that uses an uber-cute new DSP in the Jan – Jun 2021 Mini Catalog.  Snail Mail DSP – cut with the Postage Stamp Punch – pairs up with the awesome new Punch Party stamp set – we’ll talk more about this one in just a second.  Take a look-see:

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Stampin’ Up! Happy Thoughts Sneak Peek with Forever Fern Greenery

Good morning! Hope your week is going well.  Not too many more days in 2020, y’all!  We’ll be sleeping thru New Year’s before we know it.  Be sure that you’ve picked up your Black Eyed Peas and Collard Greens.  After 2020 – I’d say we need as much luck and prosperity as we can get.  I, for one, am taking no chances! 🙂

My card today combines the Forever Greenery DSP and the Forever Fern stamp set – both available right now in the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog – with another sneak peek of the amazing Happy Thoughts sentiment set coming in like…a week!…in the Jan – Jun 2021 Mini Catalog.  Take a look-see:

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Stampin’ Up! Many Messages & Fine Art Gallery Sneak Peek with Video Tutorial

Hey y’all – welcome to the LAST SUNDAY of 2020!!  Can you believe it?  Besides some return to whatever “normal” is – what are your hopes and wishes for 2021?

Do not say World Peace.  It’s too easy.  😉

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!

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