Retiring Products

Stampin’ Up! Flowers of Friendship Big Thanks Sneak Peek

Good Monday morning!  This is a BIG DAY – it’s your last chance to get in on the…well….Last Chance Sale!  When tomorrow dawns, the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog will be “in the books” and the Last Chance Sale will be gone-baby-gone!  So be SURE to give the list one more fly-by today, okay?? 😉

My card today is from the NEW catalog – which, incidentally, in case you hadn’t heard (😳😳😳) goes LIVE tomorrow morning!!  Whoo-hoo!  One of the awesome things you’ll be able to pick up is this Flowers of Friendship bundle which includes the Flowers & Leaves Punch (I’m a sucker for a punch, aren’t you?! 😉).  Take a look-see:

The layout for this one is from the Freshly Made Sketches challenge this week!

And the pretty, spring-y palette is from the Color Throwdown challenge.

I started with a piece of Basic White cardstock that I embossed in the pretty Tasteful Textile 3D Embossing Folder and matted on Flirty Flamingo for the card front.

Then I cut a Basic White straight-sided circle with the Layering Circle Dies and adhered it to the card front with Liquid Glue.

I stamped the Flowers of Friendship sentiment in Granny Apple Green on a piece of Basic White and cut it with the Tailored Tag Punch.  Using my Flirty Flamingo Stampin’ Write Marker, I added faux “stitches” around the edges of the tag and adhered it with Liquid Glue.

On another piece of Basic White, I stamped the flowers and leaves from Flowers of Friendship.  I stamped two large and two small flowers in Flirty Flamingo and one each in Calypso Coral.  Then I punched them with the Flowers & Leaves Punch.

I also stamped some large and small leaves in Granny Apple Green and cut them with the punch.

I used Stampin Blends in Flirty Flamingo and Calypso Coral to color the flowers and Granny Apple Green for the leaves.

I popped the small flowers onto “their” larger counterparts with Stampin’ Dimensionals – then used Liquid Glue to adhere them to the card front.

I tucked the leaves in here and there using more Liquid Glue.

I colored some clear droplet-shaped pieces from the new Silver & Clear Epoxy Essentials  (coming tomorrow!!) with my Dark Calypso Coral Stampin’ Blend and adhered them to the card front.

Then, I cheated the CTD challenge just a smidge and added some Pale Papaya gems from the new 2021-2023 In Color Jewels (also available starting tomorrow!) to the centers of the flowers and the card front was done!

On the inside, I stamped a second Flowers of Friendship sentiment in Granny Apple Green on a Basic White panel.  Then I added the strip-of-flowers image – also from Flowers of Friendship – in Calypso Coral across the top and bottom of the panel.  I colored the flowers with my Light Flirty Flamingo Stampin’ Blend.

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

My Basic White Medium Envelope got the Flowers of Friendship floral across the bottom of the front…

…and a little of the new 2021-2022 design 2021-2023 In Color 6″ x 6″ DSP in Flirty Flamingo on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  I love this Flowers of Friendship bundle!  The floral images are so sweet and pretty and the fonts used in the sentiments are some of my faves!!  And who wouldn’t love “Tiny Card, Big Thanks”!? Add in the cool Flowers & Leaves Punch and…well.

I hope you like!  And have already added this to your gotta-get-it-gotta-get-it-right-now list for tomorrow! 😉

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

TTFN

M

 

 


HOST CODE FOR 1 MAY – 11 MAY: QNDN66R6

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.

Note: Make sure that you can see my name on the final checkout page listed as your Demonstrator when you order so that you know that you’re ordering with me and you’ll get my rewards!

You’ll also be getting a link to my ZOOM The Craftroom (an exclusive TWICE-A-WEEK online event for my customers) and the monthly Online Tutorial.   The May Tutorial features the Pansy Patch Bundle!  


PLEASE NOTE!!

For those of you who might have been planning to join my Zoom The Craftroom today at 2pm – I am going to have to cancel it! 😞  There’s a lot going on with Cerah today and I can’t guarantee that I’ll be able to be in the craftroom.  I’m really sorry!  Still hoping to do Thursday evening!  Fingers crossed.

Thanks for your understanding!


LAST DAY!!

If you love great deals, our Last-Chance Products Sale is the perfect time to shop. You’ll get deep discounts on your favorite products from the 2020–2021 Annual Catalog—and as an extra bonus—you’ll get a peek at the list of items carrying over to the other catalogs.  Many items will sell out fast, so don’t delay—head over to my Online Store and get started right now!

Here’s the deets:

Sales Period: 24 March, 1:00 PM (MT) – 3 May 2021, 11:59 PM (MT)

  • Only select items in the 2020–2021 Annual Catalog will be discounted.
  • Sale applies to all order types except host items (see Last-Chance Products List for items on sale).
  • No minimum purchase is required.
  • Retiring items are available while supplies last.
  • Items and discounts may vary by market (depending on inventory levels).
  • Exclusions apply: Carryover items and some retiring items will not be discounted.
  • Items carrying over from a mini catalog into another mini catalog will not be available until that catalog is released.
  • Items carrying over from the annual catalog to another catalog will be available continuously.
  • For information about the Last-Chance Products from the 2021 January–June Mini Catalog, click here.
    Ordering deadlines:

DEADLINE for ordering is 3 May 2021; 11:59 PM (MT)

Click here to go right to the Last Chance Products in my Online Store!

Happy shopping, y’all!  And don’t forget – it’s all WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!!


Stamps-N-Lingers 2021-2022 Annual Catalog Special Bundles

Available Now

Special Bundles have sort of become a “thing” we do here, right? I gather up some goodies from the new Suites (and beyond!) in a new catalog that coordinate with each other and get you well on the way to making great cards and projects!  When you order them, you’ll save around 10-15% off ordering everything yourself!  And every Special Bundle includes a FREE GIFT! And remember – the prices I list INCLUDE SHIPPING & TAX!  So – those are the final costs to you! 🙂

Head over to my 2021-2022 Annual Catalog Special Bundles Page and take a gander at what I’ve put together for you.  Then, use the handy form at the end to get your order placed!

This is a LIMITED TIME OFFER – it ends on 18 May 2021!  So….don’t wait too long!


Stampin’ Up! Connect, Craft & Collect $25 Stampin’ Rewards Bonus

4 May – 14 June!!

From 4 May – 14 June,2021, qualifying Stampin’ Up! orders and parties over $250 will receive $25 in BONUS Stampin’ Rewards! Which means…MORE free goodies to kick off our new catalog!!

 

Stampin’ Rewards can be spent on any merchandise in either of the current catalogs, including the host exclusive items on pages 170-171 in the new Annual Catalog and page 88 in the January-June Mini Catalog!

Here’s the Deets:

  • PROMOTION DATES: MAY 4 – JUNE 14, 2021
  • Workshop orders, customer orders, and online orders all qualify for the extra $25 in Stampin’ Rewards if they reach the $250 level.
  • The order must reach the qualifying amount of $250 in merchandise prior to shipping and tax.
  • The extra $25 rewards are only valid once per order no matter how high the order total.
  • Starter Kit orders do not qualify for this promotion.
  • Stampin’ Rewards can not be used on a 50% off item.
  • Deadline to submit an order and receive the extra $25 in free Stampin’ Rewards: June 14, 2021 at 11:50 PM (MT).

Click this image to download a printable flyer with the details.

I can even set up a Host Code just for you – you give it to your friends and family – then they can order thru my Online Store, using that Host Code – to help you reach that $250 mark!  🙂  Holler at me if you have any questions or if you’d like me to set up a host code for you! You can drop me a note at stamps-n-lingers@comcast.net.


Stampin’ Up! Join+ Promotion 4 – 31 May!

 

May is a fabulous time to join Stampin’ Up! because you’ll get even MORE FREE products in your customizable Starter Kit! Whoo-hoo!

From May 4–31, you’ll get $125 $155 worth of products for only $99 + free business supplies + free shipping + all the fun being a part of Stampin’ Up!!

Here’s the Deets:

  • PROMOTION DATES: MAY 4–31, 2021
  • New demonstrators who purchase their Starter Kit between May 4 and May 31 will be able to redeem $155 of Starter Kit eligible products for $99.
  • New demonstrators who submit their Independent Demonstrator Agreement (IDA) before May 4 or after May 31 will not be eligible for this offer.
  • A new demonstrator can select any eligible Stampin’ Up! products up to the stated value.
  • The Starter Kit includes business resources like catalogs, brochures, order forms, and postcards at no additional charge.
  • The Starter Kit also includes a FREE past Paper Pumpkin kit.
  • The Starter Kit promotion begins May 4.
  • Deadline to purchase the Starter Kit and receive the extra $30 in free products: May 31, 2021 at 11:50 PM (MT).

In addition to the amazing added value to the Starter Kit, when you join Stampin’ Up! you get to be a part of our amazing community of crafters! Plus, you get to enjoy sharing simple and fun crafting experiences with others, early access to products, and exclusive access to training events! Demonstrators also get at least a 20% discount on all of the products that they purchase and there is no requirement to sell to anyone.

And – if you join with me (and become an official member of my Critters-N-Creatin’ Krew!) here’s some more goodness for you:

  • We have 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!.
  • YOU choose whether you want to simply enjoy the discount, new friends and lots of ideas or whether you’d like to start building a business – which you can decided to do anytime. Or not.  There’s no pressure – EVER!  This is my promise to you.
  • 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’s no risk and no penalty if you decide that being a Demonstrator isn’t right for you.  There are lots of great reasons to join Stampin’ Up! now (and hardly any reasons to NOT join!) and I’d love to have you on my Critters-N-Creatin’ Krew team!

Want more info about becoming a Demonstrator and the benefits of joining?  Then head over to my Join My Team page here.  If you’ve got any questions about joining or being a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator – let me know!  You can reach me at: stamps-n-lingers@comcast.net.


Are you the Ultimate Deal Getter??


Join during May AND then place an order of $250+!! You can “double dip” and get $30 additional free merchandise with your Starter Kit AND $25 extra in host cash to spend when you place orders of $250+ before 14 June!!

Got questions, holler at me at: stamps-n-lingers@comcast.net


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

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

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

Basic White Cardstock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front and inner liner); Layering Circle Die cut (behind art); Tailored Tag punch (sentiment)

Brights 6″ x 6″ DSP (new pattern for 2021-2022!) in Flirty Flamingo: 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 

Turns out that taking care of a significantly ill horse is…hard work.  Pretty much round the clock.

It’s especially hard on the vet tech.

Morning starts out normally enough – he goes out when I get up – goes out to do those morning things – comes back in to a little breakfast bone – and then takes a little nap.

But – the nap is rudely cut short by the need to go take care of the stupid pony.

Err…valued and much loved patient! 😉

When that is done…he has to catch as many zzzzzz’s as quick as he possibly can.

So he does.

Cuz in a blink it’ll be time for mid-morning rounds.

Ponies are NEEDY!

TTFN
M

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Stampin’ Up! Spiral Dye Inspired Thoughts Sneak Peek

Good morning, everyone.  Thanks for all the kind messages that so many have sent about Cerah.  She’s on an upward trend – so I’m cautiously optimisic!

I’m sorry I wasn’t able to meet up with y’all on Facebook last night but…it just wasn’t going to happen.  🙁

But the card I made is kind of fun….yeah, BABY!  The 60’s called and wants their tie-dye shirt back!  Yes – I used the brand new Spiral Dye background stamp and a few cool sentiments from the new Inspired Thoughts stamp set.  These are both coming in just TWO DAYS on the 4th in the new catalog.  Take a look-see:

The layout for this one is from the Hand Stamped Sentiments challenge this week.

And the wild color scheme is from the Global Design Project color challenge!

And it fits nicely with the Watercooler Wednesday Challenge.

I started with the Spiral Dye stamp and my Stamparatus.  First, I stamped the image in Coastal Cabana.  Then I rotated the Basic White cardstock panel 180 degrees and stamped the image a second time in Bumble Bee ink.  I matted the panel on Magenta Madness to make the card front.

I cut a Basic White panel and a Magenta Madness mat and used my Layering Circle Dies to cut a smooth circle from the White panel and a slightly larger scalloped circle from the Magenta panel. I took the first smooth-side circle die that I’d used on the Basic White panel to cut the center out of the Magenta Madness circle – creating a frame.

 

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the white panel to the Magenta mat.  Then I used a little more of the Glue to adhere the scalloped-edge frame to the white panel.  Then I popped the whole thing over the card front with Black Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a strip of Basic White, I stamped an Inspired Thoughts sentiment in Magenta Madness.  Then I snipped a banner end.  I made a mat of Magenta Madness and adhered the sentiment to it with Liquid Glue.

Using Black Stampin’ Dimensionals and a little Liquid Glue, I popped the sentiment onto the card front.

I used two lengths of Black baker’s twine from the new Baker’s Twine Essentials Pack (coming on 4 May in the new 2021-22 Annual Catalog) to tie a simple bow, which I adhered with a Glue Dot.

I added a few Matte Black Dots and the card front was done!

On the inside, I stamped a second Inspired Thoughts sentiment in Magenta Madness on a Basic White panel.  Then I added a strip of Coastal Cabana paper from the new Brights 6″ x 6″ DSP pack – which is also matted on Magenta Madness.  A single Matte Black Dot finished it off.

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

My Basic White Medium Envelope got a few fun sentiments from Inspired Thoughts on the front..

…and I used a little more of the Brights 6″ x 6″ DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  So…did YOU have a tie-dyed t-shirt??  I sure did – heck I MADE tie-dyed shirts!  This Spiral Dye background set brings it back, doesn’t it?  I love the color possibilities for fun card elements.  And the all-sentiments-all-the-time Inspired Thoughts is a wonderful set with so many great sentiments to use on your projects!

I hope you like!  And are getting excited for Tuesday!! 🙂  In addition to the new catalog going live we’ve got TWO amazing new promotion starting then, too – read one down to get the deets!

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

TTFN

M

 

 


HOST CODE FOR 1 MAY – 11 MAY: QNDN66R6

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.

Note: Make sure that you can see my name on the final checkout page listed as your Demonstrator when you order so that you know that you’re ordering with me and you’ll get my rewards!

You’ll also be getting a link to my ZOOM The Craftroom (an exclusive TWICE-A-WEEK online event for my customers) and the monthly Online Tutorial.   The May Tutorial features the Pansy Patch Bundle!  


Stamps-N-Lingers 2021-2022 Annual Catalog Special Bundles

Available Now

Special Bundles have sort of become a “thing” we do here, right? I gather up some goodies from the new Suites (and beyond!) in a new catalog that coordinate with each other and get you well on the way to making great cards and projects!  When you order them, you’ll save around 10-15% off ordering everything yourself!  And every Special Bundle includes a FREE GIFT! And remember – the prices I list INCLUDE SHIPPING & TAX!  So – those are the final costs to you! 🙂

Head over to my 2021-2022 Annual Catalog Special Bundles Page and take a gander at what I’ve put together for you.  Then, use the handy form at the end to get your order placed!

This is a LIMITED TIME OFFER – it ends on 18 May 2021!  So….don’t wait too long!


Stampin’ Up! Connect, Craft & Collect $25 Stampin’ Rewards Bonus

4 May – 14 June!!

From 4 May – 14 June,2021, qualifying Stampin’ Up! orders and parties over $250 will receive $25 in BONUS Stampin’ Rewards! Which means…MORE free goodies to kick off our new catalog!!

 

Stampin’ Rewards can be spent on any merchandise in either of the current catalogs, including the host exclusive items on pages 170-171 in the new Annual Catalog and page 88 in the January-June Mini Catalog!

Here’s the Deets:

  • PROMOTION DATES: MAY 4 – JUNE 14, 2021
  • Workshop orders, customer orders, and online orders all qualify for the extra $25 in Stampin’ Rewards if they reach the $250 level.
  • The order must reach the qualifying amount of $250 in merchandise prior to shipping and tax.
  • The extra $25 rewards are only valid once per order no matter how high the order total.
  • Starter Kit orders do not qualify for this promotion.
  • Stampin’ Rewards can not be used on a 50% off item.
  • Deadline to submit an order and receive the extra $25 in free Stampin’ Rewards: June 14, 2021 at 11:50 PM (MT).

Click this image to download a printable flyer with the details.

I can even set up a Host Code just for you – you give it to your friends and family – then they can order thru my Online Store, using that Host Code – to help you reach that $250 mark!  🙂  Holler at me if you have any questions or if you’d like me to set up a host code for you! You can drop me a note at stamps-n-lingers@comcast.net.


Stampin’ Up! Join+ Promotion 4 – 31 May!

 

May is a fabulous time to join Stampin’ Up! because you’ll get even MORE FREE products in your customizable Starter Kit! Whoo-hoo!

From May 4–31, you’ll get $125 $155 worth of products for only $99 + free business supplies + free shipping + all the fun being a part of Stampin’ Up!!

Here’s the Deets:

  • PROMOTION DATES: MAY 4–31, 2021
  • New demonstrators who purchase their Starter Kit between May 4 and May 31 will be able to redeem $155 of Starter Kit eligible products for $99.
  • New demonstrators who submit their Independent Demonstrator Agreement (IDA) before May 4 or after May 31 will not be eligible for this offer.
  • A new demonstrator can select any eligible Stampin’ Up! products up to the stated value.
  • The Starter Kit includes business resources like catalogs, brochures, order forms, and postcards at no additional charge.
  • The Starter Kit also includes a FREE past Paper Pumpkin kit.
  • The Starter Kit promotion begins May 4.
  • Deadline to purchase the Starter Kit and receive the extra $30 in free products: May 31, 2021 at 11:50 PM (MT).

In addition to the amazing added value to the Starter Kit, when you join Stampin’ Up! you get to be a part of our amazing community of crafters! Plus, you get to enjoy sharing simple and fun crafting experiences with others, early access to products, and exclusive access to training events! Demonstrators also get at least a 20% discount on all of the products that they purchase and there is no requirement to sell to anyone.

And – if you join with me (and become an official member of my Critters-N-Creatin’ Krew!) here’s some more goodness for you:

  • We have 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!.
  • YOU choose whether you want to simply enjoy the discount, new friends and lots of ideas or whether you’d like to start building a business – which you can decided to do anytime. Or not.  There’s no pressure – EVER!  This is my promise to you.
  • 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’s no risk and no penalty if you decide that being a Demonstrator isn’t right for you.  There are lots of great reasons to join Stampin’ Up! now (and hardly any reasons to NOT join!) and I’d love to have you on my Critters-N-Creatin’ Krew team!

Want more info about becoming a Demonstrator and the benefits of joining?  Then head over to my Join My Team page here.  If you’ve got any questions about joining or being a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator – let me know!  You can reach me at: stamps-n-lingers@comcast.net.


Are you the Ultimate Deal Getter??


Join during May AND then place an order of $250+!! You can “double dip” and get $30 additional free merchandise with your Starter Kit AND $25 extra in host cash to spend when you place orders of $250+ before 14 June!!

Got questions, holler at me at: stamps-n-lingers@comcast.net


2021-2022 Annual Catalog Shares Close TODAY (2 May)

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

So – you can try a little bit of the beautiful new Designer Series Papers, specialty papers and treat boxes!  I’ll place our Shares order first jump out of the box on 4 May 21 and use expedited shipping so I get it back fast!  Then I’ll get it all cut up, packaged and out the door quick as I can – as early in the week of the 10th as I can manage!

For this catalog, I’m offering a New Designer Series Paper Share and you can DOUBLE it up if you like! 🙂

Shares are open to anyone – including demonstrators!  Go to my Shares Page and get your order in  – orders need to be placed by 2 May!! 🙂


TIC-TOCK-TIC-TOCK!

If you love great deals, our Last-Chance Products Sale is the perfect time to shop. You’ll get deep discounts on your favorite products from the 2020–2021 Annual Catalog—and as an extra bonus—you’ll get a peek at the list of items carrying over to the other catalogs.  Many items will sell out fast, so don’t delay—head over to my Online Store and get started right now!

Here’s the deets:

Sales Period: 24 March, 1:00 PM (MT) – 3 May 2021, 11:59 PM (MT)

  • Only select items in the 2020–2021 Annual Catalog will be discounted.
  • Sale applies to all order types except host items (see Last-Chance Products List for items on sale).
  • No minimum purchase is required.
  • Retiring items are available while supplies last.
  • Items and discounts may vary by market (depending on inventory levels).
  • Exclusions apply: Carryover items and some retiring items will not be discounted.
  • Items carrying over from a mini catalog into another mini catalog will not be available until that catalog is released.
  • Items carrying over from the annual catalog to another catalog will be available continuously.
  • For information about the Last-Chance Products from the 2021 January–June Mini Catalog, click here.
    Ordering deadlines:

DEADLINE for ordering is 3 May 2021; 11:59 PM (MT)

Click here to go right to the Last Chance Products in my Online Store!

Happy shopping, y’all!  And don’t forget – it’s all WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!!


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

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

Magenta Madness Cardstock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); (mat for front panel); (mat for sentiment); 7/8″ x 4″ (mat for DSP strip on inner liner)

Basic White Cardstock: 3 3/4″ x 5″ (card front); (front panel with circle die cut out); (sentiment); 3 3/4″ x 5″ (inner liner)

Brights 6″ x 6″ DSP (new pattern for 2021-2022!): 3/4″ x 4″ (DSP strip 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 

 

So…as we keep taking the next day and the next to help Cerah recover – part of the program is hand-grazing a few times a day.  On Saturday she was making a concerted demand to go here…there…wherever the clover and tiny grasses were.

Finn…helped.

 

Including partaking of a little of the grasses and clovers as he rested.

TTFN
M

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Stampin’ Up! Color & Contour Days to Remember Sneak Peek with Video Tutorial

Morning, y’all – happy Friday!  We’re headed into another weekend – yeah!

If you were able to join me yesterday for my YouTube live, I appreciate you spending part of your day with me.  If not, but you’d like to check it out, here’s the replay on YouTube! 🙂

So I used a stamp set that looks like it would be complicated and confusing if you just look at it in the catalog.  The Days to Remember set is a genius way to make a calendar for any month of any year!  And I paired it with the super pretty Hand-Penned DSP and the Color & Contour stamp set with the wonderful, bundled Scalloped Contours dies.  Take a look-see:

The layout for this one was inspired by the sketch at this week’s Paper Players challenge.

I started with some pretty floral Hand-Penned DSP and matted it on Misty Moonlight for the card front.  Then I matted a strip of a second design on Misty Moonlight and adhered it to the card front with Liquid Glue.

On a piece of Basic White, I stamped the days-of-the-week image from Days to Remember in Misty Moonlight.  I added “May” in Mint Macaron.  Then, in Bumble Bee ink, I stamped the days.  It’s hard to explain how to do that – so…check out the video, okay?  I show that particular piece starting at around 4:30 in. 😉

Then I cut the calendar out with the next-to-largest die in the Scalloped Contours set.

I used the little circle image from the stamp set in Misty Moonlight to highlight the day I wanted to…you know…remember! 😉

Then I stamped the larger sentiment in Misty Moonlight and popped the panel onto the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I used the two flower images in Color & Contour – stamping them both in Mint Macaron on Basic White.  Then I cut it with the die in the Scalloped Contours set.

You can see how I’ve used a permanent marker to identify the “top” of the two stamps and the die.  You should be able to add a similar mark to your set – and that’ll make it easy-peasier to line everything up!

I added the flower to the card with some Liquid Glue.

To finish – I used a Glue Dot to adhere a Pale Papaya Loose Flower Flourish to the top of the calender and the card front was done!

On the inside, I stamped a second Days to Remember sentiment in Misty Moonlight on Basic White.  Then I added the flowers again in Mint Macaron and a single Pale Papaya Genial Gem (coming on 4 May!).

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Misty Moonlight mat and into my Mint Macaron card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done.

My Basic White Medium Envelope got another Color & Contour flower on the front…

…and more of the Hand-Penned DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  Y’all – I promise that this stamp – which made me totally scratch my head when I looked at it in the catalog – is not nearly as whoo-whoo sci-fi as it looks.  Although it IS pretty darned genius! Days to Remember can help you make mini calendars – cool scrapbook pages – and amazing cards!  And Color & Contour, with the wunnermus Scalloped Contours die set is…one of my favorite new goodies!

I hope you like!

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

TTFN

M

 

 


HOST CODE FOR 15 APR – 30 APR: WMDM2QAN

HOST CODE FOR 1 MAY – 11 MAY: QNDN66R6

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.

Note: Make sure that you can see my name on the final checkout page listed as your Demonstrator when you order so that you know that you’re ordering with me and you’ll get my rewards!

You’ll also be getting a link to my ZOOM The Craftroom (an exclusive TWICE-A-WEEK online event for my customers) and the monthly Online Tutorial.   The April Tutorial features the Art Gallery Bundle!  


Stamps-N-Lingers 2021-2022 Annual Catalog Special Bundles

Available Now

Special Bundles have sort of become a “thing” we do here, right? I gather up some goodies from the new Suites (and beyond!) in a new catalog that coordinate with each other and get you well on the way to making great cards and projects!  When you order them, you’ll save around 10-15% off ordering everything yourself!  And every Special Bundle includes a FREE GIFT! And remember – the prices I list INCLUDE SHIPPING & TAX!  So – those are the final costs to you! 🙂

Head over to my 2021-2022 Annual Catalog Special Bundles Page and take a gander at what I’ve put together for you.  Then, use the handy form at the end to get your order placed!

This is a LIMITED TIME OFFER – it ends on 18 May 2021!  So….don’t wait too long!


There are still a ton of great deals to be had in the Clearance Rack, so head over there right quick.  But hurry!!  Clearance Rack deals are only while supplies last!

Here’s a link right to the Clearance Rack in my Online Store.

Happy Shopping and Saving!


2021-2022 Annual Catalog Shares Open For Ordering!

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

So – you can try a little bit of the beautiful new Designer Series Papers, specialty papers and treat boxes!  I’ll place our Shares order first jump out of the box on 4 May 21 and use expedited shipping so I get it back fast!  Then I’ll get it all cut up, packaged and out the door quick as I can – as early in the week of the 10th as I can manage!

For this catalog, I’m offering a New Designer Series Paper Share and you can DOUBLE it up if you like! 🙂

Shares are open to anyone – including demonstrators!  Go to my Shares Page and get your order in  – orders need to be placed by 2 May!! 🙂


If you love great deals, our Last-Chance Products Sale is the perfect time to shop. You’ll get deep discounts on your favorite products from the 2020–2021 Annual Catalog—and as an extra bonus—you’ll get a peek at the list of items carrying over to the other catalogs.  Many items will sell out fast, so don’t delay—head over to my Online Store and get started right now!

Here’s the deets:

Sales Period: 24 March, 1:00 PM (MT) – 3 May 2021, 11:59 PM (MT)

  • Only select items in the 2020–2021 Annual Catalog will be discounted.
  • Sale applies to all order types except host items (see Last-Chance Products List for items on sale).
  • No minimum purchase is required.
  • Retiring items are available while supplies last.
  • Items and discounts may vary by market (depending on inventory levels).
  • Exclusions apply: Carryover items and some retiring items will not be discounted.
  • Items carrying over from a mini catalog into another mini catalog will not be available until that catalog is released.
  • Items carrying over from the annual catalog to another catalog will be available continuously.
  • For information about the Last-Chance Products from the 2021 January–June Mini Catalog, click here.
    Ordering deadlines:

DEADLINE for ordering is 3 May 2021; 11:59 PM (MT)

Click here to go right to the Last Chance Products in my Online Store!

Happy shopping, y’all!  And don’t forget – it’s all WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!!


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

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

Misty Moonlight Cardstock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); 1 3/8″ x 4″ (mat for DSP strip on front)

Basic White Cardstock:  Next-to-largest Scalloped Contour die cut (art/sentiment); 3 7/8″ x 5 7/8″ (for inner liner)

Hand-Penned DSP: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front); 1 1/4″ x 4″ (DSP strip on front); envelope flap


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


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


Finn Fan Fix 

Yesterday was National Peace Rose Day.

Yes.  That’s a thing!

Mine decided to get in on the fun!

Not to be outdone – the lavender is putting on a total show!

Nothing to do with Finn – other than he likes to chase the bumblebees that are enjoying the flowers! 🙂

TTFN
M

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Stampin’ Up! Elegantly Said Sneak Peek 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 to work with 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!

I decided to play with the Elegantly Said stamp set for today’s card.  I just got the pretty metallic-foiled Simply Elegant Specialty DSP and made a card with my fave design in the pack!  Take a look-see:

And here’s our hop sketch challenge.

I also played along with the Tic-Tac-Toe challenge.  Went across the middle row.  🙂

I started with a piece of Basic Gray cardstock that I embossed in the Painted Texture 3D Embossing Folder.  Then I used a Blender Brush to very lightly brush the ridges and swirls of the embossed image with Whisper White Kraft Ink.

I matted the panel on Smoky Slate for the card front.  Using Stampin’ Seal – I adhered a Square Vellum Doily.

I cut my fave design from the Simply Elegant Specialty DSP with a Stitched Rectangle Die and adhered it to the card front with Black Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I cut a piece of Copper Foil with a smaller Stitched Rectangle Die – embossed it in the Painted Texture folder and adhered it to the card front with Liquid Glue.

Using the large foliage die in the Forever Flourishing Die set, I cut a piece of Gold Foil – then adhered the leaves with Liquid Glue.

I tied a small simple bow with the Silver twine from the new Simply Elegant Trim pack and adhered it with a Glue Dot.

I placed a piece of Very Vanilla cardstock into my Stamparatus and, using the Marker-to-Stamp technique – colored and stamped just the first part of the Elegantly Said sentiment with my Basic Gray Stampin’ Write Marker.  Then I cut it with the Rectangle Stitched Die.

I stamped the Elegantly Said floral image in Smoky Slate over top of the sentiment.  Then I used a couple of Black Stampin’ Dimensionals to pop the sentiment onto the card front.

A few silver Metallic Pearls finished it off!

On the inside, I again used my Stamparatus – this time coloring the SECOND half of the sentiment with my Basic Gray Stampin’ Write Marker and stamped it on a Very Vanilla panel.  I added the floral in Smoky Slate and a single silver Metallic Pearl.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Smoky Slate mat and into my Basic Gray card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Very Vanilla Medium Envelope got the Elegantly Said floral on the front in Smoky Slate…

…and more of the Simply Elegant Specialty DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  This truly IS Simply Elegant paper, is it not?  And the gorgeous images and sentiments in the Elegantly Said bundle complement it perfectly!

I hope you like!

If you’d like to recreate this card, all the products and card cuts you’ll need are down 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 15 APR – 30 APR: WMDM2QAN

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.

Note: Make sure that you can see my name on the final checkout page listed as your Demonstrator when you order so that you know that you’re ordering with me and you’ll get my rewards!

You’ll also be getting a link to my ZOOM The Craftroom (an exclusive TWICE-A-WEEK online event for my customers) and the monthly Online Tutorial.   The April Tutorial features the Art Gallery 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!


There are still a ton of great deals to be had in the Clearance Rack, so head over there right quick.  But hurry!!  Clearance Rack deals are only while supplies last!

Here’s a link right to the Clearance Rack in my Online Store.

Happy Shopping and Saving!


 

If you love great deals, our Last-Chance Products Sale is the perfect time to shop. You’ll get deep discounts on your favorite products from the 2020–2021 Annual Catalog—and as an extra bonus—you’ll get a peek at the list of items carrying over to the other catalogs.  Many items will sell out fast, so don’t delay—head over to my Online Store and get started right now!

Here’s the deets:

Sales Period: 24 March, 1:00 PM (MT) – 3 May 2021, 11:59 PM (MT)

  • Only select items in the 2020–2021 Annual Catalog will be discounted.
  • Sale applies to all order types except host items (see Last-Chance Products List for items on sale).
  • No minimum purchase is required.
  • Retiring items are available while supplies last.
  • Items and discounts may vary by market (depending on inventory levels).
  • Exclusions apply: Carryover items and some retiring items will not be discounted.
  • Items carrying over from a mini catalog into another mini catalog will not be available until that catalog is released.
  • Items carrying over from the annual catalog to another catalog will be available continuously.
  • For information about the Last-Chance Products from the 2021 January–June Mini Catalog, click here.
    Ordering deadlines:

DEADLINE for ordering is 3 May 2021; 11:59 PM (MT)

Click here to go right to the Last Chance Products in my Online Store!

Happy shopping, y’all!  And don’t forget – it’s all WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!!


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Basic Gray Cardstock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and folded cat 5 1/2″); 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front)

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

Gold Foil: Forever Flourishing die cut leaves

Copper Foil:  Stitched Rectangle Die cut (behind sentiment)

Very Vanilla Cardstock: Stitched Rectangle Die (sentiment); 3 7/8″x 5 1/8″ (inner liner)

Simply Elegant Specialty DSP: Stitched Rectangle Die (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 

No FFF’s on Blog Hop Days!

TTFN
M

 

Categories: 2021-2022 Annual Catalog, 2021-2022 Annual Catalog Sneak Peek, Encouragement, New Product, Retiring Products, Sneak peek, Uncategorized | Tags: , , | 12 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Quiet Meadow Sneak Peek Triple Panel Card

‘Sup, y’all??  Happy Tuesday!  I hope your week is going well!  Our weather has been…gorgeous!  Warm enough to have the house open all day and night.  Bright sun – the flowers are blooming and I think the strawberries are trying to do their thing!  We planted on Monday and the patio is really starting to be a pretty spot!  And it smells heavenly! 🙂

My card today features its own flowers and is another sneak peek of the Quiet Meadow stamp set – didn’t even need to use the amazing bundled Meadow Dies!  Get this – and the Pansy Petals DSP – just ONE WEEK FROM TODAY!  Whoo-hoo!! Once you have it in hand – I hope you’ll use it to make today’s card. Take a look-see:

The inspiration for this card came from the FUSION challenge this week!

I started with some pretty Pansy Petals DSP in gingham Pale Papaya that I matted on Pale Papaya for the card front.

Next, I cut a narrow panel of Basic White and placed it in my Stamparatus.  I positioned the sweet wildflower image from Quiet Meadow in the Stamparatus and then used the Marker-to-Stamp technique to color the stamp in Poppy Parade and Evening Evergreen using those Stampin’ Write Markers.

I cut the panel into three equal sized panels and adhered them to a Pale Papaya mat.  Hint:  when doing this technique adhere the two end pieces first.  AND – I made the length of the mat an extra 1/8″ longer than usual.

Using the script image in the Quiet Meadow set – I stamped each panel with it in stamped-off-once Pale Papaya.

I adhered the panel to the card front with Liquid Glue.

I stamped the Quiet Meadow sentiment in Poppy Parade on Basic White and cut it with the most narrow Stitched Rectangle Die.  I popped it onto the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Using a Glue Dot, I adhered a Pale Papaya Loose Flower Flourish (coming on 4 May!) to the sentiment – and the card front was done!

On the inside, I once again used my Stamparatus to stamp the Quiet Meadow image using my Poppy Parade and Evening Evergreen Stampin’ Write Markers.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Pale Papaya mat and into my Evening Evergreen card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Basic White Medium Envelope got a reprise of the Quiet Meadow floral on the front…

…and a little more of the Pansy Petals DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  I mentioned at the start that I didn’t need the full Quiet Meadow bundle for this particular card…

…but I’m really glad I have it in my stash.  Those die cuts are AMAZING!  Check out what I did with them in a previous card right here!  I love this Quiet Meadow stamp set (and matching Meadow Dies) so much – and they’re just perfect to pair with the gorgeous, spring-y Pansy Petals DSP!

I hope you like!

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

TTFN

M

 

 


HOST CODE FOR 15 APR – 30 APR: WMDM2QAN

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.

Note: Make sure that you can see my name on the final checkout page listed as your Demonstrator when you order so that you know that you’re ordering with me and you’ll get my rewards!

You’ll also be getting a link to my ZOOM The Craftroom (an exclusive TWICE-A-WEEK online event for my customers) and the monthly Online Tutorial.   The April Tutorial features the Art Gallery Bundle!  


Stamps-N-Lingers 2021-2022 Annual Catalog Special Bundles

Available Now

Special Bundles have sort of become a “thing” we do here, right? I gather up some goodies from the new Suites (and beyond!) in a new catalog that coordinate with each other and get you well on the way to making great cards and projects!  When you order them, you’ll save around 10-15% off ordering everything yourself!  And every Special Bundle includes a FREE GIFT! And remember – the prices I list INCLUDE SHIPPING & TAX!  So – those are the final costs to you! 🙂

Head over to my 2021-2022 Annual Catalog Special Bundles Page and take a gander at what I’ve put together for you.  Then, use the handy form at the end to get your order placed!

This is a LIMITED TIME OFFER – it ends on 18 May 2021!  So….don’t wait too long!


There are still a ton of great deals to be had in the Clearance Rack, so head over there right quick.  But hurry!!  Clearance Rack deals are only while supplies last!

Here’s a link right to the Clearance Rack in my Online Store.

Happy Shopping and Saving!


2021-2022 Annual Catalog Shares Open For Ordering!

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

So – you can try a little bit of the beautiful new Designer Series Papers, specialty papers and treat boxes!  I’ll place our Shares order first jump out of the box on 4 May 21 and use expedited shipping so I get it back fast!  Then I’ll get it all cut up, packaged and out the door quick as I can – as early in the week of the 10th as I can manage!

For this catalog, I’m offering a New Designer Series Paper Share and you can DOUBLE it up if you like! 🙂

Shares are open to anyone – including demonstrators!  Go to my Shares Page and get your order in  – orders need to be placed by 2 May!! 🙂


If you love great deals, our Last-Chance Products Sale is the perfect time to shop. You’ll get deep discounts on your favorite products from the 2020–2021 Annual Catalog—and as an extra bonus—you’ll get a peek at the list of items carrying over to the other catalogs.  Many items will sell out fast, so don’t delay—head over to my Online Store and get started right now!

Here’s the deets:

Sales Period: 24 March, 1:00 PM (MT) – 3 May 2021, 11:59 PM (MT)

  • Only select items in the 2020–2021 Annual Catalog will be discounted.
  • Sale applies to all order types except host items (see Last-Chance Products List for items on sale).
  • No minimum purchase is required.
  • Retiring items are available while supplies last.
  • Items and discounts may vary by market (depending on inventory levels).
  • Exclusions apply: Carryover items and some retiring items will not be discounted.
  • Items carrying over from a mini catalog into another mini catalog will not be available until that catalog is released.
  • Items carrying over from the annual catalog to another catalog will be available continuously.
  • For information about the Last-Chance Products from the 2021 January–June Mini Catalog, click here.
    Ordering deadlines:

DEADLINE for ordering is 3 May 2021; 11:59 PM (MT)

Click here to go right to the Last Chance Products in my Online Store!

Happy shopping, y’all!  And don’t forget – it’s all WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!!


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

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

Pale Papaya Cardstock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); 2 3/8″ x 4 3/4″ (mat behind art panels)

Basic White Cardstock: 2 1/4″ x 4 1/2″ (art panels – cut to 1 1/2″ pieces); 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (for inner liner); Stitched Rectangle Dies (sentiment)

Pansy Petals DSP: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card 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 

Look, ma!  It’s White Fang!

 

Nooooo – it’s Rin Tin Tin!

Nope….it’s….LASSIE??!

Mom!!  It’s MEEEEE – FINNY-WIN!!

TTFN
M

P.S.  This was TOTALLY not staged!  He put himself right there and I got lucky with the camera! 🙂

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Stampin’ Up! True Love Pansy Petals Sneak Peek

Good morning and welcome to the week!  Guess what happens one week from today?  That’s 3 May.  Does that date ring a bell??  Yep – you got it.  That’s the last day you’ll be able to order from the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog!  So…if there are things you’re wanting – you might want to get busy!

Of course, that means that the day AFTER one week from today….the brand new and amazing 2021-2022 Annual Catalog with be live!  Whoo-hoo!  THAT is the day I’ll be ordering all our share goodies to divide AND all your Special Bundles!  You’ve still got time to get in on both great deals, so…. 😉

My card today features a little already-available and a little coming-next week!  True Love DSP (available right now) sets the stage for Pansy Petals DSP flowers and sweet Pansy Patch sentiments (coming next week)!  Take a look-see:

The layout for this one is from this week’s Freshly Made Sketches challenge.

And the color palette is from the Color Throwdown challenge.

I started with a piece of the True Love DSP and, using a Blending Brush, colored the panel with Crumb Cake ink.  Then I matted it on Poppy Parade for the card front.

I found two likely designs from the new Pansy Petals DSP and cut a Stitched Rectangle die cut from each one.  These are adhered to the front of the card with Liquid Glue.

I adhered a Gold Hoop Embellishment to the card front with a few Glue Dots.

Using the large and small outline die in the Pansy Die Set, I cut three pansies from the Pansy Petal DSP.  I used Stampin’ Dimensionals to adhere one of the larger flowers over the hoop.

I tied a double-loop Linen Thread bow and added it with a Glue Dot.  Then I used double-stacked Dimensionals to add the second large flower.  The final – smallest – flower is adhered with a single Dimensional and a little Liquid Glue.

I stamped the Pansy Patch sentiment in Poppy Parade on a Basic White strip – snipped banner ends and then used a Dimensional under the right side of the strip and Liquid Glue on the left – and the card front was done!

On the inside, I added a second Pansy Patch sentiment in Poppy Parade on a Basic White panel.  I also used the smaller flower images with Bumble Bee and Pale Papapa ink to add some pansies here and there.  I added some flower centers in Tuxedo Black (there’s a tiny little stamp for that in the set!).

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Poppy Parade mat and into my Crumb Cake card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Basic White Medium Envelope got more Pansy Patch flowers on the front…

…and more of the Pansy Petals DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  That True Love DSP is so cool – I love that you can coordinate it with ANY color just using a Blending Brush and some ink – or Stampin’ Blends or Watercolor Pencils!  And the Pansy Petals set is…amazing!  The gorgeous Pansy Patch flowers and sentiments, perfectly coordinated with the Pansy Dies (which cut flowers right from the Pansy Petals DSP – whoohooo!).

I hope you like! And – don’t forget – the Pansy Patch Bundle and Pansy Petals DSP are just a part of my Special Bundle #3: Let’s Get Floral Bundle.  There are a LOT of other flowery wonders to be found in that one – so be sure to check it out and get your order in!

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

TTFN

M

 

 


HOST CODE FOR 15 APR – 30 APR: WMDM2QAN

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.

Note: Make sure that you can see my name on the final checkout page listed as your Demonstrator when you order so that you know that you’re ordering with me and you’ll get my rewards!

You’ll also be getting a link to my ZOOM The Craftroom (an exclusive TWICE-A-WEEK online event for my customers) and the monthly Online Tutorial.   The April Tutorial features the Art Gallery Bundle!  


Stamps-N-Lingers 2021-2022 Annual Catalog Special Bundles

Available Now

Special Bundles have sort of become a “thing” we do here, right? I gather up some goodies from the new Suites (and beyond!) in a new catalog that coordinate with each other and get you well on the way to making great cards and projects!  When you order them, you’ll save around 10-15% off ordering everything yourself!  And every Special Bundle includes a FREE GIFT! And remember – the prices I list INCLUDE SHIPPING & TAX!  So – those are the final costs to you! 🙂

Head over to my 2021-2022 Annual Catalog Special Bundles Page and take a gander at what I’ve put together for you.  Then, use the handy form at the end to get your order placed!

This is a LIMITED TIME OFFER – it ends on 18 May 2021!  So….don’t wait too long!


There are still a ton of great deals to be had in the Clearance Rack, so head over there right quick.  But hurry!!  Clearance Rack deals are only while supplies last!

Here’s a link right to the Clearance Rack in my Online Store.

Happy Shopping and Saving!


2021-2022 Annual Catalog Shares Open For Ordering!

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

So – you can try a little bit of the beautiful new Designer Series Papers, specialty papers and treat boxes!  I’ll place our Shares order first jump out of the box on 4 May 21 and use expedited shipping so I get it back fast!  Then I’ll get it all cut up, packaged and out the door quick as I can – as early in the week of the 10th as I can manage!

For this catalog, I’m offering a New Designer Series Paper Share and you can DOUBLE it up if you like! 🙂

Shares are open to anyone – including demonstrators!  Go to my Shares Page and get your order in  – orders need to be placed by 2 May!! 🙂


If you love great deals, our Last-Chance Products Sale is the perfect time to shop. You’ll get deep discounts on your favorite products from the 2020–2021 Annual Catalog—and as an extra bonus—you’ll get a peek at the list of items carrying over to the other catalogs.  Many items will sell out fast, so don’t delay—head over to my Online Store and get started right now!

Here’s the deets:

Sales Period: 24 March, 1:00 PM (MT) – 3 May 2021, 11:59 PM (MT)

  • Only select items in the 2020–2021 Annual Catalog will be discounted.
  • Sale applies to all order types except host items (see Last-Chance Products List for items on sale).
  • No minimum purchase is required.
  • Retiring items are available while supplies last.
  • Items and discounts may vary by market (depending on inventory levels).
  • Exclusions apply: Carryover items and some retiring items will not be discounted.
  • Items carrying over from a mini catalog into another mini catalog will not be available until that catalog is released.
  • Items carrying over from the annual catalog to another catalog will be available continuously.
  • For information about the Last-Chance Products from the 2021 January–June Mini Catalog, click here.
    Ordering deadlines:

DEADLINE for ordering is 3 May 2021; 11:59 PM (MT)

Click here to go right to the Last Chance Products in my Online Store!

Happy shopping, y’all!  And don’t forget – it’s all WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!!


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

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

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

Basic White Cardstock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (for inner liner); 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ (sentiment)

True Love DSP: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front)

Pansy Petals DSP: Stitched Rectangle Die cuts 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 

So – we had a little wind overnight on Saturday.  Had a few trees down when we went out on Sunday morning.

Like…this one across the driveway!


So – Wayne pulled out the chainsaw and the heavy equipment to make it so we could leave if we wanted to.

Well – that set off a firestorm of tree felling and cutting!

Thought you might enjoy seeing my lumberjack at work – TODAY is his birthday!!   😉

TTFN
M

 

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Stampin’ Up! Beautiful Earth Beauty of Friendship Sneak Peek with Video Tutorial

Happy half-way-thru-the-weekend!  Hope it’s going well.  Our planting plans were thwarted by rain most of the day on Saturday.  And I suspect we’ll be thwarted by eveything-is-soaking-wet-and-muddy today.  So…another inside-work day for us, I’m guessing.  Bleh. 😉

If you were able to join me yesterday for my Facebook live, I appreciate you spending part of your weekend with me.  If not, but you’d like to check it out, here’s the replay on YouTube! 🙂

 

This card features a sneak peek at the new Beauty of Friendship stamp set with its bundled Beautiful Trees dies – with the Beauty of the Earth DSP taking center stage!  You’ll be able to get all of it starting on 4 May when the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog goes live.  Take a look-see:

The layout for this one was inspired by the sketch from Tuesday Morning Sketches this week!

I started with some of the Beauty of the Earth DSP that I cut for a card front – then I cut a smooth-side circle from the middle using a Layering Circles Die.

I matted the DSP panel on Misty Moonlight and Cinnamon Cider mats using Liquid Glue.

I matted the DSP circle on scallop-edge die cuts – in Misty Moonlight and Cinnamon Cider – from the Layering Circles dies.  Then I added it to the card front with Liquid Glue.

The Beautiful Trees dies has two rectangular dies for sentiments.  I used the smaller one to cut a wood-grain piece of DSP from the Beauty of the Earth DSP.

I stamped the Beauty of Friendship sentiment in Cajun Craze on a piece of Basic White and cut it with the second rectangle die in the Beautiful Trees dies – then adhered it to the wood rectangle with Liquid Glue.

Now – my trim uses Crumb Cake and White Baker’s Twine from the brand new Baker’s Twine Combo Pack (it has FIVE rolls of twine!!).  I cut about 16″ of each – two in Crumb Cake and one in White.

I tied them together in a knot and then braided it.  When I got done – I used Glue Dots to adhere the “rope” in a figure-8 loop to the card front.

I added a few double-stacked Stampin’ Dimensionals right by the loops and used them to adhere my sentiment to the card front – and that was it!

On the inside, I added a second sentiment from Beauty of Friendship sentiment in Cajun Craze to a Basic White panel.  In the corner, I stamped the tree trunk image in Early Espresso, added the smaller tree top in Cinnamon Cider (this is SUCH a cool image!).  Then I used the little splotches image to stamp all over in Cajun Craze and Misty Moonlight.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Misty Moonlight and Cinnamon Cider mat and then into my Cajun Craze card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done.

My Basic White Medium Envelope got the Beauty of Friendship tree on the front…

…and more of the wood-grain Beauty of the Earth DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  This Beauty of the Earth suite is so gorgeous  – with the watercolor-inspired images in the DSP and the wonderful sentiments and trees in the Beauty of Friendship stamp set.  And – I haven’t even really gotten busy with the Beautiful Trees dies!

 

I hope you like!  And – if you love this set…check out my Special Bundle #2: It’s a Beautiful World Bundle.

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

TTFN

M

 

 


HOST CODE FOR 15 APR – 30 APR: WMDM2QAN

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.

Note: Make sure that you can see my name on the final checkout page listed as your Demonstrator when you order so that you know that you’re ordering with me and you’ll get my rewards!

You’ll also be getting a link to my ZOOM The Craftroom (an exclusive TWICE-A-WEEK online event for my customers) and the monthly Online Tutorial.   The April Tutorial features the Art Gallery Bundle!  


Stamps-N-Lingers 2021-2022 Annual Catalog Special Bundles

Available Now

Special Bundles have sort of become a “thing” we do here, right? I gather up some goodies from the new Suites (and beyond!) in a new catalog that coordinate with each other and get you well on the way to making great cards and projects!  When you order them, you’ll save around 10-15% off ordering everything yourself!  And every Special Bundle includes a FREE GIFT! And remember – the prices I list INCLUDE SHIPPING & TAX!  So – those are the final costs to you! 🙂

Head over to my 2021-2022 Annual Catalog Special Bundles Page and take a gander at what I’ve put together for you.  Then, use the handy form at the end to get your order placed!

This is a LIMITED TIME OFFER – it ends on 18 May 2021!  So….don’t wait too long!


There are still a ton of great deals to be had in the Clearance Rack, so head over there right quick.  But hurry!!  Clearance Rack deals are only while supplies last!

Here’s a link right to the Clearance Rack in my Online Store.

Happy Shopping and Saving!


2021-2022 Annual Catalog Shares Open For Ordering!

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

So – you can try a little bit of the beautiful new Designer Series Papers, specialty papers and treat boxes!  I’ll place our Shares order first jump out of the box on 4 May 21 and use expedited shipping so I get it back fast!  Then I’ll get it all cut up, packaged and out the door quick as I can – as early in the week of the 10th as I can manage!

For this catalog, I’m offering a New Designer Series Paper Share and you can DOUBLE it up if you like! 🙂

Shares are open to anyone – including demonstrators!  Go to my Shares Page and get your order in  – orders need to be placed by 2 May!! 🙂


If you love great deals, our Last-Chance Products Sale is the perfect time to shop. You’ll get deep discounts on your favorite products from the 2020–2021 Annual Catalog—and as an extra bonus—you’ll get a peek at the list of items carrying over to the other catalogs.  Many items will sell out fast, so don’t delay—head over to my Online Store and get started right now!

Here’s the deets:

Sales Period: 24 March, 1:00 PM (MT) – 3 May 2021, 11:59 PM (MT)

  • Only select items in the 2020–2021 Annual Catalog will be discounted.
  • Sale applies to all order types except host items (see Last-Chance Products List for items on sale).
  • No minimum purchase is required.
  • Retiring items are available while supplies last.
  • Items and discounts may vary by market (depending on inventory levels).
  • Exclusions apply: Carryover items and some retiring items will not be discounted.
  • Items carrying over from a mini catalog into another mini catalog will not be available until that catalog is released.
  • Items carrying over from the annual catalog to another catalog will be available continuously.
  • For information about the Last-Chance Products from the 2021 January–June Mini Catalog, click here.
    Ordering deadlines:

DEADLINE for ordering is 3 May 2021; 11:59 PM (MT)

Click here to go right to the Last Chance Products in my Online Store!

Happy shopping, y’all!  And don’t forget – it’s all WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!!


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

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

Cinnamon Cider Cardstock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (first mat for card front and for inner liner); 2 3/4″ Scallop-edge Layering Circle die cut (first mat behind die cut DSP circle)

Misty Moonlight Cardstock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (second mat for card front and for inner liner); 2 1/2″ Scallop-edge Layering Circle die cut (second mat behind die cut DSP circle)

Beautiful Earth DSP: 3 3/4″ x 5″ (card front); Beautiful Trees die cut rectangle (behind sentiment); 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 

 

Would somebody PLEASE rub this dog’s BELLY!?!?

TTFN
M

 

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Stampin’ Up! Sneak Peek of a Video Tutorial Sneak Peek!

Good morning, y’all!  Happy Saturday!  We’re waiting for rain so…Looking like it might be a good day to catch up on inside work – but…we’ll see!  I mean – weathermen are nearly always right.

Right?? 😉

Weather permitting (and by weather I mean internet!), I’m planning to go live this evening at 7pm Eastern over on my Stamps-N-Lingers FB page!  I’ve got another sneak peek of a new bundle coming in the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog.  Take a sneaky-peek of the sneak peek!

Can you guess? 😉

Hope you’ll be able to join me to see if you’re right!  Tonight.  7pm Eastern.  Right here.

In the meantime – get signed up for your piece of the “shares” pie and get your Special Bundle ordered! 🙂

TTFN

M

 

 


HOST CODE FOR 15 APR – 30 APR: WMDM2QAN

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.

Note: Make sure that you can see my name on the final checkout page listed as your Demonstrator when you order so that you know that you’re ordering with me and you’ll get my rewards!

You’ll also be getting a link to my ZOOM The Craftroom (an exclusive TWICE-A-WEEK online event for my customers) and the monthly Online Tutorial.   The April Tutorial features the Art Gallery Bundle!  


Stamps-N-Lingers 2021-2022 Annual Catalog Special Bundles

Available Now

Special Bundles have sort of become a “thing” we do here, right? I gather up some goodies from the new Suites (and beyond!) in a new catalog that coordinate with each other and get you well on the way to making great cards and projects!  When you order them, you’ll save around 10-15% off ordering everything yourself!  And every Special Bundle includes a FREE GIFT! And remember – the prices I list INCLUDE SHIPPING & TAX!  So – those are the final costs to you! 🙂

Head over to my 2021-2022 Annual Catalog Special Bundles Page and take a gander at what I’ve put together for you.  Then, use the handy form at the end to get your order placed!

This is a LIMITED TIME OFFER – it ends on 18 May 2021!  So….don’t wait too long!


Just a reminder – the Clearance Rack has been updated with tons of new goodies!  Head over there quick as a bunny to get your hands on some great deals.  But hurry!!  Clearance Rack deals are only while supplies last!

Here’s a link right to the Clearance Rack in my Online Store.

Happy Shopping and Saving!


2021-2022 Annual Catalog Shares Open For Ordering!

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

So – you can try a little bit of the beautiful new Designer Series Papers, specialty papers and treat boxes!  I’ll place our Shares order first jump out of the box on 4 May 21 and use expedited shipping so I get it back fast!  Then I’ll get it all cut up, packaged and out the door quick as I can – as early in the week of the 10th as I can manage!

For this catalog, I’m offering a New Designer Series Paper Share and you can DOUBLE it up if you like! 🙂

Shares are open to anyone – including demonstrators!  Go to my Shares Page and get your order in  – orders need to be placed by 2 May!! 🙂


If you love great deals, our Last-Chance Products Sale is the perfect time to shop. You’ll get deep discounts on your favorite products from the 2020–2021 Annual Catalog—and as an extra bonus—you’ll get a peek at the list of items carrying over to the other catalogs.  Many items will sell out fast, so don’t delay—head over to my Online Store and get started right now!

Here’s the deets:

Sales Period: 24 March, 1:00 PM (MT) – 3 May 2021, 11:59 PM (MT)

  • Only select items in the 2020–2021 Annual Catalog will be discounted.
  • Sale applies to all order types except host items (see Last-Chance Products List for items on sale).
  • No minimum purchase is required.
  • Retiring items are available while supplies last.
  • Items and discounts may vary by market (depending on inventory levels).
  • Exclusions apply: Carryover items and some retiring items will not be discounted.
  • Items carrying over from a mini catalog into another mini catalog will not be available until that catalog is released.
  • Items carrying over from the annual catalog to another catalog will be available continuously.
  • For information about the Last-Chance Products from the 2021 January–June Mini Catalog, click here.
    Ordering deadlines:

DEADLINE for ordering is 3 May 2021; 11:59 PM (MT)

Click here to go right to the Last Chance Products in my Online Store!

Would you like to see listings of the Retiring products?

    • 2020-2021 Annual Catalog Retiring list as a PDF
    • Click here to see ALL the Item in a sortable Excel Spreadsheet 
    • See the sortable list with the non-English language sets removed right here!

Remember, even if a BUNDLE carries over to the next catalog, it most likely will NOT be at the 10%-off bundle price, so get them while you can at their discounted price!!

While you’re at it, be sure to take a really hard look at your stash of 2019-2021 In Color goodies, too – those are going fast with many items already GONE! 🙁

Happy shopping, y’all!  And don’t forget – it’s all WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!!


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


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


Finn Fan Fix 

 

On Friday evening we had our friends Ed, Jan and Lois over for dinner for the first time in….ever?

No – of course not “ever’ – it just really feels that way!

We set up to cook and eat on the patio and God graced us with an absolutely perfect evening!  The weather was spectacular, the company wonderful and the food tasted amazing!  I am very very grateful for this little moment in time!

Finn ALSO had a good time.

In truth – he was sort of a hot mess for the first few minutes (driving home the fact that he needs more outside-world-contact and a bunch of obedience tune-up!!) – but then he settled down to his normal goofy, sweet and laid-back self!

Which is not to say that he wasn’t ALSO checking for any suckers who might have been pulled up to the table!

He also graced us with a glamour shot!

TTFN
M

 

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Stampin’ Up! Flowers of Friendship Sneak Peek Fun Fold with Video Tutorial!

Morning, y’all – happy Friday!  Hope you’ve got something cool planned for the weekend.  I feel like we do, but…I can’t think what it is.  So….guess we’ll see as the days go by, huh?  I KNOW we’ll be doing some planting.  But…beyond that… 🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️

If you were able to join me yesterday for my YouTube live, I appreciate you spending part of your day with me.  If not, but you’d like to check it out, here’s the replay on YouTube! 🙂

I pulled out a new stamp set – so new, in fact, that only Demonstrators can get it right now!  That’ll all change on 4 May with the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog!  This is the Flowers of Friendship stamp set and the bundled Flowers & Leaves Punch.  And…I’ve showcased three great new 2021-2023 In Colors!  All in a super-easy fun fold.  Take a look-see:

This one was inspired by the CASE The Designer challenge over on the Global Design Project Challenge this week.

I started with a piece of Fresh Freesia cardstock. I used the next-to-largest Stitched Rectangle die to cut a panel that I adhered to a Thick Basic White card base, at a jaunty angle, with Liquid Glue.

I used the same Stitched Rectangle Die to cut a Basic White panel.  Using my Stamparatus, I stamped the Flowers of Friendship sentiment in Fresh Freesia.  Then I popped the panel onto the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a strip of Basic White, I stamped the large and small flowers and leaves from Flowers of Friendship in Fresh Freesia and Soft Succulent.  Then I punched the pieces with the bundled Flowers & Leaves Punch.

I adhered the leaves with Liquid Glue then popped the flowers over top with more Dimensionals.  Then I added a Pale Papaya gem from the new 2021-2023 In Color Jewels to the middle of the flowers and the card front was done!

For the back, I again used my Stamparatus, first to add a second sentiment from Flowers of Friendship in Fresh Freesia to a Basic White panel.  Then, using the Marker-to-Rubber technique – I stamped the large floral image in Fresh Freesia, Soft Succulent and Early Evergreen.

I added another 2021-2023 In Color Jewel, used Liquid Glue adhere the panel to a Fresh Freesia mat and then onto the back of the card base.

To make the “tent mechanism” – I used a 3 1/4″ x 3 7/8″ piece of Basic White (tip – if you’re using a different color card base – match that color, okay?).  Using my Simply Scored Board, I scored along the short side at 3/8″, 1 5/8″ and 2 7/8″.  Then folded at the score lines – Valley, Mountain, Valley.

I used Tear & Tape adhesive on the short “tabs” to adhere the mechanism to the inside of the card base.  Check the video if these words are more confusing than helpful! 😉

And that was it for the card.

My Basic White Medium Envelope got the Flowers of Friendship floral on the front (Stamparatus, again!)…

…and more of the flowers and leaves on the envelope flap.

I also made the same card with Pale Papaya and one with Pink Polish as the focal colors!

Et Voila!  Pretty easy way to notch up a “basic” tent fold card, am I right?  🙂

I am LOVING the new 2021-2023 In Colors, aren’t you?  And the new Flowers of Friendship set with its bundled Flowers & Leaves Punch really lets them shine, don’t you think??

I hope you like!  And – if you’re wanting to pick up all the new In Colors cardstock, Designer Series Paper, Inks, and Refills…check out my Special Bundle #1: 2021-2023 In Color Bundle.

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

TTFN

M

 

 


HOST CODE FOR 15 APR – 30 APR: WMDM2QAN

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.

Note: Make sure that you can see my name on the final checkout page listed as your Demonstrator when you order so that you know that you’re ordering with me and you’ll get my rewards!

You’ll also be getting a link to my ZOOM The Craftroom (an exclusive TWICE-A-WEEK online event for my customers) and the monthly Online Tutorial.   The April Tutorial features the Art Gallery Bundle!  


Stamps-N-Lingers 2021-2022 Annual Catalog Special Bundles

Available Now

Special Bundles have sort of become a “thing” we do here, right? I gather up some goodies from the new Suites (and beyond!) in a new catalog that coordinate with each other and get you well on the way to making great cards and projects!  When you order them, you’ll save around 10-15% off ordering everything yourself!  And every Special Bundle includes a FREE GIFT! And remember – the prices I list INCLUDE SHIPPING & TAX!  So – those are the final costs to you! 🙂

Head over to my 2021-2022 Annual Catalog Special Bundles Page and take a gander at what I’ve put together for you.  Then, use the handy form at the end to get your order placed!

This is a LIMITED TIME OFFER – it ends on 18 May 2021!  So….don’t wait too long!


Just a reminder – the Clearance Rack has been updated with tons of new goodies!  Head over there quick as a bunny to get your hands on some great deals.  But hurry!!  Clearance Rack deals are only while supplies last!

Here’s a link right to the Clearance Rack in my Online Store.

Happy Shopping and Saving!


2021-2022 Annual Catalog Shares Open For Ordering!

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

So – you can try a little bit of the beautiful new Designer Series Papers, specialty papers and treat boxes!  I’ll place our Shares order first jump out of the box on 4 May 21 and use expedited shipping so I get it back fast!  Then I’ll get it all cut up, packaged and out the door quick as I can – as early in the week of the 10th as I can manage!

For this catalog, I’m offering a New Designer Series Paper Share and you can DOUBLE it up if you like! 🙂

Shares are open to anyone – including demonstrators!  Go to my Shares Page and get your order in  – orders need to be placed by 2 May!! 🙂


If you love great deals, our Last-Chance Products Sale is the perfect time to shop. You’ll get deep discounts on your favorite products from the 2020–2021 Annual Catalog—and as an extra bonus—you’ll get a peek at the list of items carrying over to the other catalogs.  Many items will sell out fast, so don’t delay—head over to my Online Store and get started right now!

Here’s the deets:

Sales Period: 24 March, 1:00 PM (MT) – 3 May 2021, 11:59 PM (MT)

  • Only select items in the 2020–2021 Annual Catalog will be discounted.
  • Sale applies to all order types except host items (see Last-Chance Products List for items on sale).
  • No minimum purchase is required.
  • Retiring items are available while supplies last.
  • Items and discounts may vary by market (depending on inventory levels).
  • Exclusions apply: Carryover items and some retiring items will not be discounted.
  • Items carrying over from a mini catalog into another mini catalog will not be available until that catalog is released.
  • Items carrying over from the annual catalog to another catalog will be available continuously.
  • For information about the Last-Chance Products from the 2021 January–June Mini Catalog, click here.
    Ordering deadlines:

DEADLINE for ordering is 3 May 2021; 11:59 PM (MT)

Click here to go right to the Last Chance Products in my Online Store!

Would you like to see listings of the Retiring products?

    • 2020-2021 Annual Catalog Retiring list as a PDF
    • Click here to see ALL the Item in a sortable Excel Spreadsheet 
    • See the sortable list with the non-English language sets removed right here!

Remember, even if a BUNDLE carries over to the next catalog, it most likely will NOT be at the 10%-off bundle price, so get them while you can at their discounted price!!

While you’re at it, be sure to take a really hard look at your stash of 2019-2021 In Color goodies, too – those are going fast with many items already GONE! 🙁

Happy shopping, y’all!  And don’t forget – it’s all WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!!


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

 

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Thick Basic White Cardstock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and folded at 5 1/2″)

2021-2023 In Color Cardstock (Fresh Freesia for the sample in the video; Paley Papaya and Polish Pink for the other two cards): Next-to-Largest Stitched Rectangle Die (“mat” behind sentiment); 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mat for inner liner)

Basic White Cardstock: Next-to-Largest Stitched Rectangle Die (sentiment); 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner); 3 1/4″ x 3 7/8″ (“tent” mechanism – scored and folded at 3/8″, 1 5/8″ and 2 7/8″ on the short side); Flowers & Leaves Punched shapes on front


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 

 

Sometimes, the only thing that can make a girl (or her husband – he just won’t admit it!) feel better is some good old-fashioned retail therapy!

So – as I mentioned in my video, we went to Costco on Wednesday – and ended up buying more Confederate Jasmine (so we’ve got three now!) and some lavender.  And three more of the amazing trellises…trellisae?…that we’d bought a couple weeks back.

And Wayne has been building horse-shoe planters for us (it’s a theme here!) – sized to fit 20 gallon Grow Bags.

He was busy helping the jasmine find it’s finger and toe holds so it can climb its trellis.

Just throwing this out there – if Heaven doesn’t smell like Jasmine then….if probably should!  Not trying to tell God His job or anything, but… 😉

TTFN
M

 

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Stampin’ Up! Elegantly Said Butterfly Sneak Peek 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 theme challenge to work with 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!

When I saw the theme, I took it as tacit permission to pull out one of my favorite new bundles – the Butterfly Brilliance Bundle!  And – I also wanted to play with a new stamp set coming on 4 May in the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog – called Elegantly Said.  Take a look-see:

And – here’s our theme challenge!

And I pulled my layout from this week’s FabFriday challenge, too!

I started with a piece of the pretty Peony Garden DSP (retiring soon and on SALE!!) that I adhered with Liquid Glue to the front of a Petal Pink card base.

Next, I matted another design from Peony Garden on Evening Evergreen cardstock (this is one of our new 2021-2023 In Colors and will be available to you on 4 May!) using Liquid Glue – then I adhered that to the card front.

On a smaller piece of Natural Touch Specialty Paper (available ONLY until 3 May!) I stamped the large corner image from the Elegantly Said stamp set (coming on 4 May!) in Evening Evergreen.  I stamped it once in one corner then turned it and stamped it in the opposite corner.  Hint: ink takes a hot second to dry on this Specialty Paper – so…go get a drink and a snack.  Or…pull out your Heat Tool and wield it on the low setting like I did to speed it along! 😉

Once it was all dry, I matted that panel on Evening Evergreen and then adhered it to the card front.

I stamped the Elegantly Said sentiment in Petal Pink on Basic White and cut it with the smaller oval in the Double Oval Punch.  I used the scalloped oval to punch an Evening Evergreen mat.  I popped the sentiment onto the mat with Stampin’ Dimensionals, then adhered it to the card front with Liquid Glue.

With two pieces of gold Simply Elegant trim (part of the Simply Elegant suite and coming on 4 May), I tied a big loopy bow and adhered it with a Glue Dot.

I stamped one of the butterflies from Butterfly Elegance (remember – a while back I told you that I’d cut the large butterfly image apart so that I can stamp just one at a time!) in Evening Evergreen on a piece of the Peony Garden DSP.  Then I cut it with the large die in the Brilliant Wings Die set.

I cut the same-size detailed Brilliant Wings butterfly from Vellum cardstock and adhered it to the solid butterfly with a Glue Dot.  Then I added some Genial Gems (new in the 2021-2022 AC!) down the body of the butterfly.

I used some Liquid Glue on top of the bow – and a double-stack of Stampin’ Dimensionals to adhere the butterfly over the bow.

I added a final Genial Gem to the sentiment oval and the card front was done!

On the inside, I stamped a second Elegantly Said sentiment in Petal Pink on a Basic White mat.  I also added the pretty flower image from the set a few times in Evening Evergreen.  Serious – how pretty is that flower!?? 🙂

I added a Genial Gem then used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to an Evening Evergreen mat and into the Petal Pink card base and the card was done!

My Basic White Medium Envelope got more of the Elegantly Said flowers in Evening Evergreen on the front…

…and more of the Peony Garden DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  Butterfly Brilliance is…brilliant!!  And the bundled and gorgeous Brilliant Wings just makes it like a thousand times more amazing!  I am loving the beautiful sentiments and decorative images (that FLOWER!!) in the new Elegantly Said stamp set, too – and know you’re going to love it, too, when you get your hands on it in May!

I hope you like!

If you’d like to recreate this card, all the products and card cuts you’ll need are down below!  And don’t miss out on stocking up on Peony Garden DSP – it’s on sale for just $9.20!!  😳😳😳

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!!

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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.

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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!


Just a reminder – the Clearance Rack has been updated with tons of new goodies!  Head over there quick as a bunny to get your hands on some great deals.  But hurry!!  Clearance Rack deals are only while supplies last!

Here’s a link right to the Clearance Rack in my Online Store.

Happy Shopping and Saving!


If you love great deals, our Last-Chance Products Sale is the perfect time to shop. You’ll get deep discounts on your favorite products from the 2020–2021 Annual Catalog—and as an extra bonus—you’ll get a peek at the list of items carrying over to the other catalogs.  Many items will sell out fast, so don’t delay—head over to my Online Store and get started right now!

Here’s the deets:

Sales Period: 24 March, 1:00 PM (MT) – 3 May 2021, 11:59 PM (MT)

  • Only select items in the 2020–2021 Annual Catalog will be discounted.
  • Sale applies to all order types except host items (see Last-Chance Products List for items on sale).
  • No minimum purchase is required.
  • Retiring items are available while supplies last.
  • Items and discounts may vary by market (depending on inventory levels).
  • Exclusions apply: Carryover items and some retiring items will not be discounted.
  • Items carrying over from a mini catalog into another mini catalog will not be available until that catalog is released.
  • Items carrying over from the annual catalog to another catalog will be available continuously.
  • For information about the Last-Chance Products from the 2021 January–June Mini Catalog, click here.
    Ordering deadlines:

DEADLINE for ordering is 3 May 2021; 11:59 PM (MT)

Click here to go right to the Last Chance Products in my Online Store!

Would you like to see listings of the Retiring products?

    • 2020-2021 Annual Catalog Retiring list as a PDF
    • Click here to see ALL the Item in a sortable Excel Spreadsheet 
    • See the sortable list with the non-English language sets removed right here!

Remember, even if a BUNDLE carries over to the next catalog, it most likely will NOT be at the 10%-off bundle price, so get them while you can at their discounted price!!

While you’re at it, be sure to take a really hard look at your stash of 2019-2021 In Color goodies, too – those are going fast with many items already GONE! 🙁

Happy shopping, y’all!  And don’t forget – it’s all WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!!


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Petal Pink Cardstock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and folded cat 5 1/2″)

Evening Evergreen Cardstock:  3 3/8″ x 5 1/2″ (mat for Peony Garden strip); 3 3/8″ x 3 1/2″ (mat for Natural Touch panel); scalloped oval punch (mat for sentiment); 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mat for inner liner)

Basic White Cardstock: smooth oval punch (sentiment); 3 7/8″x 5 1/8″ (inner liner)

Natural Touch Specialty Paper: 3 1/4″ x 3 3/8″ (panel on front)

Peony Garden DSP: 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ (card front); 3 1/4″ x 5 3/8″ (strip on front); Brilliant Wings die cut butterfly; envelope flap


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


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Categories: 2020-2021 Annual Catalog, 2021-2022 Annual Catalog, 2021-2022 Annual Catalog Early Release, 2021-2022 Annual Catalog Sneak Peek, Feminine, Retiring Products, Thank You Cards | Tags: , , , , , | 16 Comments

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