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Stampin’ Up! Spooktacular Boo To You Sneak Peek!

Good morning!  Big day ahead for us Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators!  Yep – this is the day we can start getting registered for the November OnStage!  That’s one of two events we have each year where we get together to see old (and new!) friends, get a look at the next catalog (in this case – the 2020 Occasions and Sale-A-Bration Catalogs), and …. get free goodies!  All in all – it’s a ton of fun and something we all look forward to attending (and is a HUGE benefit of being a demonstrator!!  This time, we’ve got one of the Local events right here in Atlanta!  Whoo-hooo!!!

But – before that happens, we’re all going to have a chance to play with some truly awesome goodies from the wunnermus 2019 Holiday Catalog – starting on 4 Sept!  The card I have for you today is another little Sneak Peek – this time from the Spooktacular Bash suite!  I used the Boo To You stamp set, some Monster Bash DSP and a little spider from the Wicked Dies to make a Halloween card!  Take a look-see:

Check out those goo-goo-googly eyes!! How fun are they?  🙂

The layout for this one is from the As You See It challenge…

And the color scheme is from the TGIF color challenge.

I started with two fun papers from the Monster Bash DSP – cobwebs above a bookshelf.  That seems pretty realistic to me! 😉  I matted the two pieces onto a Basic Black mat with Liquid Glue to make the card front.

Then I wrapped some new Basic Black 3/8″ Scalloped Lace Trim around the seam – securing it in the back with Glue Dots.

I cut a Whisper White circle with the largest circle Stitched Shapes Die and stamped the adorably frightful….uhm….Horn Monster?…on it in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink. I colored it (him?  her?) with my Light and Dark Highland Heather and Light Granny Apple Green Stampin’ Blends.  I also used a Terracotta Tile (horn dots) and Crushed Curry (teeth and toe-nails) Stampin’ Write Marker, too.  Then I popped him onto the card front with BLACK Stampin’ Dimensionals (these are brand new in the 2019 Holiday Catty – and you get regular and mini dimensionals in the pack!).  Be still my beating heart!! 😉

The sentiment – also from Boo To You – is stamped in Highland Heather on Whisper White and cut with one of the many (many!!) awesome frame dies in the new Ornate Frames Dies (this is bundled with the Spooktacular Bash stamp set for a not-scary 10% savings!).  I edged it with my Basic Black Stampin’ Write Marker and adhered it with Liquid Glue and a black dimensional.

I stamped the “Boo” from the second sentiment stamp in Boo To You three times in Granny Apple Green on Whisper White – then fussy cut them and edged them in Basic Black.  I adhered them ever-so-spookily around the spider webs with Liquid Glue.

I pulled out the Wicked Dies and cut 3 really cute little spiders from Basic Black and popped them all onto the card front with….BLACK Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.

The final – and most perfect touch of all! – is two perfect Googly Eyes in Granny Apple Green, adhered with Liquid Glue.

On the inside, I added a sentiment from the Spooktacular Bash stamp set in Highland Heather on a Whisper White panel.  Next to it is a Boo To You zombie-dude in Tuxedo Black.  He’s colored with Granny Apple Green, Highland Heather and Smoky Slate Stampin’ Blends.  His trousers are Terracotta Tile.  And then – a couple more Googly Eyes!!  Adding another little Wicked spider just seemed like the right thing to do!

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Basic Black mat and into a Granny Apple Green card base, popped the card front on with BLACK Stampin’ Dimensionals, and the card was done!

The front of my Whisper White Medium Envelope got another zombie dude….

…and some more spider-webby Monster Bash DSP on the envelope flap!

Et Voila!  Okay, you guys – I really love the Halloween offerings in this Holiday Catalog!  I think the characters in Boo To You are so cute it’s ridiculous – and the Assorted Googly Eyes just make them POP!!  Add in the Spooktacular Bash and matching Ornate Frames Dies, some Monster Bash DSP and an assist frrom the Wonderfully Wicked bundle – and….you’ve got the makings of a Spooky Good Time this Halloween!  I hope you like!

If these look fun – I’d urge you to take a look at my Special Bundle #5 – the Wicked Good Fun Bundle!

You’ll even get the Stylish Scroll Embossing Folder for free!

You can get all the deets and get signed up for this – and/or any of my Special Bundles right here!

TTFN
M

 

 

 

P.S.  There’s still time to get 10% – SITE WIDE – at Stamp-N-Storage! This exclusive sale ends tonight!  Don’t miss this chance to organize your craft space with wonderful Stamp-N-Storage products!  Head over and check it out right here – and be sure to enter coupon code FRIEND19!!


HOST CODE FOR 16 AUG – 31 AUG: 6TYGSRTF

Use this host code when you order and receive a free gift from me! But, if your order is over $150, please don’t use this code (you’ll miss out on your own Stampin’ Rewards if you use it) but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 from any active catalog! And – you can even select one of the Host-exclusive sets! See my Rewards page for more details.


Limited Time 2019 Holiday Catalog Special Bundles

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

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

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

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

HAPPY BUNDLING!


2019 Holiday Catalog Shares Are Open!

Try a little bit of the beautiful new Designer Series Papers, specialty papers and envelopes, plus fun embellishments with one of my Catalog Shares! I’ll place our Shares order first jump out of the box on 4 Sep 19 and use expedited shipping so I get it back fast!  Then I’ll get it all cut up, packaged and out the door quick as I can – likely early in the week of the 9th, if not quicker!

Once again, I’m offering a Designer Series Paper share and an Embellishment share with all sorts of fun new goodies!

I’ve got a few options for you to pick from:  a New Designer Series Paper Share, a New Embellishments Share, and an I Want It All Share (this one gets a free extra bonus!!).  And there are even DOUBLE shares, too!

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


Time to Redeem Your Bonus Days Coupons!

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

And here’s the fine print!

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

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


What’s The Best Bundle Going??

It’s the…

EXTRA EXTRA JOINING SPECIAL

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

Check it all out on my Stampin’ Up! Promotions page and then…let’s get you started!  Hobbyist or Business Demo – come on down!!!

 


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:  

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

Basic Black Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); Wicked Dies spiders

Whisper White Card Stock: 3 7/8″ x 4 7/8″ (inner liner); 2 7/8″ Stitched Shapes Die cut circle (art); Ornate Frames Die cut label (sentiment); Boo To You fussy cut sentiments

Whisper White Card Stock: 3″ x 3 7/8″ (top DSP on card front); 2 1/8″ x 3 7/8″ (bottom DSP on 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


A sweet Father-Son moment.

Cue the music…

Love ya, son.

Love you back, Dad!

TTFN

M

 

Categories: 2019 Holiday Catalog, Bonus Days, Catalog Sneak Peek, Halloween, Joining Special, New Catalog Bundles, New Catalog Launch, New Catalog Shares, Recruiting Special, Shares, Sneak peek, Special Promotions | Tags: , , , , | 4 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Basketweave Friend Like You!

Good morning – welcome back to the work week!!  I hope it will fly as fast as I know the weekend went for you! 😉

Today is…NOT a sneak peek of the 2019 Holiday Catalog!

gasp!

Instead – I went back to a lovely little stamp set from the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog called Friend Like You, which I paired up with the Basket Weave 3D Embossing Folder.  Take a look-see:

The layout for this one is – once again – from the CAS(E) This Sketch challenge!

And the color scheme is from the Color Throwdown challenge.

I started by stamping the wavy pattern from the Friend Like You stamp set on a Crumb Cake panel.  I stamped it twice to get all the way across the panel – first in Balmy Blue and then, offset a little (down), in Granny Apple Green.  Then I embossed the panel in the Basket Weave 3D Embossing Folder.  I cut the panel down to size and matted it on Daffodil Delight for the card front.

On a piece of Whisper White, I stamped the leaves/stem image in Granny Apple Green.  Then I inked just the cattails (on a second stamp) in Balmy Blue and stamped it.  Finally, I inked the flowers in Daffodil Delight (same stamp) and finished the image.  This is a photopolymer set – so it’s fairly easy to ink specific parts of the stamp.

I added a couple of Balmy Blue dragonflies.

I used a Stitched Nested Label Die to cut the art then I popped it onto the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On another piece of Whisper White, I stamped a Friend Like You sentiment in Balmy Blue and cut it out with the small, narrow Stitched Rectangles die.  I used Liquid Glue and a Stampin’ Dimensional to adhere the sentiment.

I finished off with a few Woven Threads Sequins (adhered with Liquid Glue) and a bow tied from Granny Apple Green 1/2″ Textured Weave Ribbon (adhered with a Glue Dot) and the card front was done.

On the inside, I added a second Friend Like You sentiment in Balmy Blue on a Whisper White panel.  Over the top, I stamped the leaves, flowers and dragonflies – just like I’d done on the front – but here I stamped the images off once before stamping it over the sentiment.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Daffodil Delight mat and into my Balmy Blue card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got the flowers, leaves and dragonflies (in full strength ink) on the front…

…and on the envelope flap!

Et Voila! I love this pretty, any occasion, Friend Like You stamp set – it’s perfect for sending a little note to a friend for any day!  I hope you like!

TTFN
M

 

 

 

P.S.  There’s still time to get 10% – SITE WIDE – at Stamp-N-Storage! This exclusive sale is ONLY thru the 20th.  Stamp-n-Storage won’t be promoting it – which means the only way folks can get this coupon is through their affiliates!  So…only friends of friends will know about it! 😉  Head over and check it out – be sure to enter coupon code FRIEND19!!


HOST CODE FOR 16 AUG – 31 AUG: 6TYGSRTF

Use this host code when you order and receive a free gift from me! But, if your order is over $150, please don’t use this code (you’ll miss out on your own Stampin’ Rewards if you use it) but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 from any active catalog! And – you can even select one of the Host-exclusive sets! See my Rewards page for more details.


Limited Time 2019 Holiday Catalog Special Bundles

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

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

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

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

HAPPY BUNDLING!


2019 Holiday Catalog Shares Are Open!

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

Try a little bit of the beautiful new Designer Series Papers, specialty papers and envelopes, plus fun embellishments with one of my Catalog Shares! I’ll place our Shares order first jump out of the box on 4 Sep 19 and use expedited shipping so I get it back fast!  Then I’ll get it all cut up, packaged and out the door quick as I can – likely early in the week of the 9th, if not quicker!

Once again, I’m offering a Designer Series Paper share and an Embellishment share with all sorts of fun new goodies!

I’ve got a few options for you to pick from:  a New Designer Series Paper Share, a New Embellishments Share, and an I Want It All Share (this one gets a free extra bonus!!).  And there are even DOUBLE shares, too!

Shares are open to anyone – including demonstrators, so…get all the details about what’s being offered in each kind of share right here – and get signed up for YOURS! 🙂


Time to Redeem Your Bonus Days Coupons!

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

And here’s the fine print!

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

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


What’s The Best Bundle Going??

It’s the…

EXTRA EXTRA JOINING SPECIAL

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

Check it all out on my Stampin’ Up! Promotions page and then…let’s get you started!  Hobbyist or Business Demo – come on down!!!

 


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:  

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

Daffodil Delight Card Stock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (mats for card front and for inner liner)

Crumb Cake Card Stock: 3 3/4″ x 5″ (card front)

Whisper White Card Stock: 3 3/4″ x 5″ (inner liner); 2″ x 3 5/8″ Stitched Nested Labels Die cut (art); 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ Stitched Rectangle (sentiment)


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


 

Just a dog…sitting with his toys…

WHAT??

What, Mom – WHAT?!?!  Never seen a dog sitting with his toys?

You and that camera.  Sheesh.

TTFN

M

 

Categories: 2019-2020 Annual Catalog, Any Occasion, Bonus Days, Everyday, Feminine, Friendship, Joining Special, New Catalog Bundles, New Catalog Shares, Recruiting Special, Shares | Tags: , , | 8 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Night Before a Holly Jolly Christmas Sneak Peek

Good morning, my peeps!  Hope your weekend is going well!  Mine has been uneventful – which is good.  But…not awfully productive.  Which is…not so good! 😉

If you were able to join me last night for my Facebook Live video – I appreciate you spending some of your weekend with me!  If not – but you’d like to see what I did with the Holly Jolly Christmas stamp set and bundled Jolly Season dies – here’s the replay!

I used the Holly Jolly Bundle with some Night Before Christmas DSP and Night Before Christmas Memories & More Card Pack stickers to create a fun 2019 Holiday Catalog sneak peek for you.  Take a look-see:

I – rather loosely! – used the sketch from this week’s CAS(E) This Sketch for the layout. 🙂

And the color scheme is from the Hand Stamped Sentiments challenge.

I started with some Santa Hat paper from the Night Before Christmas DSP (available on 4 Sept), matted on Cherry Cobbler for the card front.

I took a small piece of Very Vanilla and, using a Sponge Dauber, inked it up with Pretty Peacock.  Then I matted it on Cherry Cobbler and adhered it to the card front with Liquid Glue.

I pulled out the Night Before Christmas Memories & More Card Pack and picked a likely sentiment – that’s just ONE of the fun Christmas-y stickers in the pack, y’all! – and adhered it at the bottom of the panel.

With the Jolly Season Die, I cut Santa and his reindeer from Soft Suede and adhered it with Liquid Glue.

I added a Cherry Cobbler rhinestone from the new Holiday Rhinestone Basic Jewels on the sentiment banner.  Then, cuz…hello?  Rudolph??  I colored a small Pearl Basic Jewel with my Dark Cherry Cobbler Stampin’ Blend and added it to the lead reindeer’s schnoozle. 😉

Finally – I added a bunch of new Snowflake Sequins with teensy dabs of Liquid Glue – and the card front was done!

On the inside, I stamped a sentiment from the Holly Jolly Christmas stamp set in Pretty Peacock on a Very Vanilla panel.  In the bottom corner, I added Santa in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink – then colored him and his toys with my Light and Dark Cherry Cobbler, Light and Dark Soft Suede, Light Pretty Peacock and Ivory Stampin’ Blends.  I also used my Cherry Cobbler and Pretty Peacock Stampin’ Write Markers.

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

My Very Vanilla Medium Envelope got another Holly Jolly Christmas Santa on the front…

…and some more of the Santa Hat Night Before Christmas DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  What a fun suite!  Night Before Christmas – with the Holly Jolly Christmas bundle and wonderful DSP – not to mention the Memories & More Card Pack (and there’s notecards and envelopes, too!) – is a great addition to your Christmas card-making repertoire!  I hope you like! 🙂

TTFN
M

 

 

 

P.S.  There’s still time to get 10% – SITE WIDE – at Stamp-N-Storage! This exclusive sale is ONLY thru the 20th.  Stamp-n-Storage won’t be promoting it – which means the only way folks can get this coupon is through their affiliates!  So…only friends of friends will know about it! 😉  Head over and check it out – be sure to enter coupon code FRIEND19!!


HOST CODE FOR 16 AUG – 31 AUG: 6TYGSRTF

Use this host code when you order and receive a free gift from me! But, if your order is over $150, please don’t use this code (you’ll miss out on your own Stampin’ Rewards if you use it) but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 from any active catalog! And – you can even select one of the Host-exclusive sets! See my Rewards page for more details.


Limited Time 2019 Holiday Catalog Special Bundles

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

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

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

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

HAPPY BUNDLING!


2019 Holiday Catalog Shares Are Open!

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

Try a little bit of the beautiful new Designer Series Papers, specialty papers and envelopes, plus fun embellishments with one of my Catalog Shares! I’ll place our Shares order first jump out of the box on 4 Sep 19 and use expedited shipping so I get it back fast!  Then I’ll get it all cut up, packaged and out the door quick as I can – likely early in the week of the 9th, if not quicker!

Once again, I’m offering a Designer Series Paper share and an Embellishment share with all sorts of fun new goodies!

I’ve got a few options for you to pick from:  a New Designer Series Paper Share, a New Embellishments Share, and an I Want It All Share (this one gets a free extra bonus!!).  And there are even DOUBLE shares, too!

Shares are open to anyone – including demonstrators, so…get all the details about what’s being offered in each kind of share right here – and get signed up for YOURS! 🙂


Time to Redeem Your Bonus Days Coupons!

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

And here’s the fine print!

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

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


What’s The Best Bundle Going??

It’s the…

EXTRA EXTRA JOINING SPECIAL

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

Check it all out on my Stampin’ Up! Promotions page and then…let’s get you started!  Hobbyist or Business Demo – come on down!!!

 


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:  

Soft Suede Card Stock:  5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ (card base, scored and folded at 4 1/4″); Jolly Season die cut Santa sleigh

Cherry Cobbler Card Stock: 4 1/4″ x 5″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); 2 5/8″ x 3 7/8″ (mat for “sky” panel)

Very Vanilla Card Stock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner); 2 1/2″ x 3 3/4″ (“sky” panel)

Night Before Christmas 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


Should I help Mom and Dad do the taxes??

Nah!

TTFN

M

 

Categories: 2019 Holiday Catalog, Bonus Days, Catalog Sneak Peek, Christmas, Joining Special, New Catalog Bundles, New Catalog Launch, New Catalog Shares, Ordering Special!, Recruiting Special, Shares, Sneak peek | Tags: , , , , , | 10 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Christmas Crowd Sneak Peek!

Good morning – guess what?? It’s FRIDAY!!  Which means we’re teetering on the brink of THE WEEKEND! Whooo-hooo!! 🙂

I’ve got a super sweet – super simple – super quick! – 2019 Holiday Catalog sneak peek for you today.  It uses a little set that you might have overlooked in the catalog – called Christmas Crowd!  Take a look-see:

I used the sketch from this week’s Freshly Made Sketches for the layout.

And the Black-White-Cherry Cobbler color scheme is from The Paper Players this week!

This is quick, so…buckle-up, buttercup!

I used my Stamparatus to stamp the main image and a sentiment from the new Christmas Crowd stamp set – coming on 4 Sep AND available as part of my Snow Much Fun Special Bundle 10! – in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on a Whisper White panel.  Then I matted it on Cherry Cobbler for the card front.

I used my Light and Dark Cherry Cobbler Stampin’ Blends to color various parts of the image.  I pulled the Cherry Cobbler Watercolor Pencil from the Watercolor Pencils Assortment 2 to every-so-lightly color Santa’s nose.

I ran a length of new Cherry Cobbler 3/8″ Diagonal Stripe Ribbon (also coming 4 Sept – and is the FREE gift with Cozy Christmas Special Bundle #9!) – around the panel and secured it in the back with Glue Dots.  Then I used a shorter length and tied a faux bow.

I added a few Cherry Cobbler jewels from the new Holiday Rhinestone Basic Jewels (yes – you can get this FREE, too – check out the bundle lists!!) here and there, a couple three gold Metallic Pearls, and the card front was done!

On the inside, I added a second Christmas Crowd sentiment in Tuxedo Black to a Whisper White panel.  Then, using the little snowflake image, I inked and stamped it in Tuxedo Black, stamped it off TWICE and added it all around the sentiment.  I added a few Gold Metallic Pearls and some Cherry Cobbler Holiday Rhinestone Basic Jewels.

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

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got the Christmas Crowd on the front…

…and more snowflakes on the envelope flap.  I inked and stamped it off once and then stamped the flap twice without re-inking…then I colored some of the little circles with my Dark Cherry Cobbler Stampin’ Blend.

Et Voila!  Is that not the cutest and cheeriest Christmas Crowd EVER!!?  I love this image – and the accompanying sentiments are tons of fun!!  I hope you like – and are adding it to your Gotta-Have-It list!!

September 4 is fast approaching!  Which means…we’re approaching the time for me to order your Special Bundles – so…get on the bandwagon – before it’s gone! 🙂

TTFN

M

 

 

 

P.S.  Stamp-N-Storage is having a SITE WIDE 10% off sale – starting today and running thru midnight on 20 Aug!  This is an exclusive sale…Stamp-n-Storage will not be promoting so the only way folks can get this coupon is through their affiliates !  So…only friends of friends will know about it! 😉  Head over and check it out – be sure to enter coupon code FRIEND19!!


HOST CODE FOR 16 AUG – 31 AUG: 6TYGSRTF

Use this host code when you order and receive a free gift from me! But, if your order is over $150, please don’t use this code (you’ll miss out on your own Stampin’ Rewards if you use it) but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 from any active catalog! And – you can even select one of the Host-exclusive sets! See my Rewards page for more details.


Limited Time 2019 Holiday Catalog Special Bundles

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

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

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

Check them out – then go over to my Ordering Page to get your order placed!

Bundle #1: Plaid, Pines and Penguins Bundle – $136

If you bought all these products separately you’d spend about $170 when you factor in shipping and tax – depending on how much Uncle Sam takes where you live.  Check it out!

Perfectly Plaid Bundle – $31.50
Peaceful Boughs Bundle – $52
Playful Penguins Stamp Set- $22
Wrapped In Plaid 6×6 DSP – $14.50
Shaded Spruce/Gold 3/8″ Striped Ribbon – $7
Jingle Bells – $5
Gold Mini Pizza Boxes – $7
Snowfall Accents Puff Paint – $4.50

BONUS:  When you purchase the Plaid, Pines and Penguins Bundle, you’ll get a FREE package of Holiday Rhinestone Basic Jewels!

Bundle #2:  Shines So Bright Bundle – $152

If you bought all these products separately you’d spend about $190 when you factor in shipping and tax – depending on how much Uncle Sam takes where you live.  Check it out!

Christmas Gleaming Bundle – $49.50
Bells Are Ringing Bundle – $37.75
Brightly Gleaming Specialty DSP – $14.50
Brightly Gleaming Foil Elements – $7
Star Design Elements – $9
Hammered Metal 3D Embossing Folder – $9
Celestial Copper Ink Pad – $11
Golden Glitz Ink Pad – $11
Silvery Shimmer Ink Pad – $11

BONUS:  When you purchase the Shines So Bright Bundle, you’ll get a FREE roll of 1/2″ Classic Weave Ribbon!

Bundle #3:  Harvest Bounty Bundle – $122

If you bought all these products separately you’d spend about $150 when you factor in shipping and tax – depending on how much Uncle Sam takes where you live.  Check it out!

Gather Together Bundle – $38.50
Harvest Hellos Bundle – $35
Day of Thanks Stamp Set – $21
Come To Gather DSP – $11.50
Come To Gather Ribbon Combo – $9
Tags & Feathers Elements – $11

BONUS:  When you purchase the Harvest Bounty Bundle, you’ll get a FREE Pumpkin Pie Stampin’ Blends Combo!

Bundle #4:  Frosty Snowmoose Bundle – $174

If you bought all these products separately you’d spend about $220 when you factor in shipping and tax – depending on how much Uncle Sam takes where you live.  Check it out!

Frosted Foliage Bundle – $44
Still Scenes Bundle – $47.50
Merry Moose Bundle – $31.50
Snowfront Stamp Set – $22
Feels Like Frost 6″ x 6″ Specialty DSP- $14.50
Seaside Spray 1/4″ Metallic Ribbon – $7
Snowflake Sequins – $6
Shimmery Crystal Effects – $5
Ice Stampin’ Glitter – $7.50

BONUS:  When you purchase the Frosty Snowmoose Bundle, you’ll get a FREE package of Snowglobe Shaker Domes!

Bundle #5:  Wicked Good Fun Bundle – $135

If you bought all these products separately you’d spend about $169 when you factor in shipping and tax – depending on how much Uncle Sam takes where you live.  Check it out!

Spooktacular Bash Bundle – $48.50
Wonderfully Wicked Bundle – $29.50
Boo To You Stamp Set – $18
Monster Bash DSP – $11.50
Black Stampin’ Dimensionals – $6
Basic Black 3/8″ Scalloped Edge Ribbon – $8
Monster Bash Enamel Shapes – $7
Coffin Treat Boxes – $7
Assorted Googly Eyes – $6

BONUS:  When you purchase the Wicked Good Fun Bundle, you’ll get a FREE Stylish Scroll Embossing Folder!

Bundle #6:  Toile & Wreaths Bundle – $147

If you bought all these products separately you’d spend about $184 when you factor in shipping and tax – depending on how much Uncle Sam takes where you live.  Check it out!

Toile Christmas Bundle – $51.25
Tidings All Around Bundle – $45.75
Seasonal Wreath Stamp Set – $18
Toile Tidings DSP – $11.50
Toile Tidings Gift Wrap – $11
Garden Green 3/8″ Double-Stitched Ribbon – $7
Real Red 1″ Ruched Ribbon – $10

BONUS:  When you purchase the Toile & Wreaths Bundle, you’ll get a FREE Toile Tidings Glitter Enamel Dots!

Bundle #7:  Across The Seasons Bundle – $171

If you bought all these products separately you’d spend about $217 when you factor in shipping and tax – depending on how much Uncle Sam takes where you live.  Check it out!

Cheers To That Bundle – $30.50
To Every Season Bundle – $36
Tags Tags Tags Bundle – $33.25
Itty Bitty Christmas Bundle – $45.75
Beauty & Joy Stamp Set – $16
Birds of a Feather Stamp Set – $21

BONUS:  When you purchase the Across The Seasons Bundle, you’ll get a FREE pack of Holiday Rhinestone Jewels

Bundle #8:  Star Of Love Bundle – $145

If you bought all these products separately you’d spend about $182 when you factor in shipping and tax – depending on how much Uncle Sam takes where you live.  Check it out!

So Many Stars Bundle – $57.50
Shine Bright Bundle – $51.25
God’s Peace Stamp Set – $23
Light & Peace Stamp Set – $21

BONUS:  When you purchase the Star Of Love Bundle, you’ll get a FREE pack of Brightly Gleaming Foil Elements

Bundle #9:  Cozy Christmas Bundle – $145

If you bought all these products separately you’d spend about $182 when you factor in shipping and tax – depending on how much Uncle Sam takes where you live.  Check it out!

Holly Jolly Christmas Bundle – $49.50
Cup of Christmas Bundle – $47.50
Memories of Home Stamp Set – $22
Night Before Christmas Memories & More Card Pack – $11
Night Before Christmas Memories & More Cards & Envelopes – $11
Night Before Christmas 6″ x 6″ DSP – $11.50

BONUS:  When you purchase the Cozy Christmas Bundle, you’ll get a FREE roll of Cherry Cobbler 3/8″ Diagonal Stripe Ribbon!

Bundle #10:  Snow Much Fun Bundle – $158

If you bought all these products separately you’d spend about $200 when you factor in shipping and tax – depending on how much Uncle Sam takes where you live.  Check it out!

Snowman Season Bundle – $32.35
Tiny Keepsakes Bundle – $48.50
Christmas Crowd Stamp Set – $20
#Elfie Stamp Set – $22
Winter Knit 3D Embossing Folder – $10
Let It Snow Specialty DSP – $14.50
Real Red Glimmer Paper – $5
Snowfall Accents Puff Paint – $4.50
Let It Snow Embellishment Kit – $11

BONUS:  When you purchase the Snow Much Fun Bundle, you’ll get a FREE roll of Real Red 1/8″ Curly Ribbon!

BONUS TIME!!

In addition to the free gift you get with each bundle – if you purchase more than one of the bundles above, I’ll send you a handy Stamp Case Label document all ready for you to print on Avery 5160 labels.  These will make your stamp room organization even easier!

I’ll send you a PayPal invoice on 28 Aug, and then on 4 Sept, I’ll get them right on the way directly to you!

PLEASE NOTE: These offers are available to anyone – but I can only ship to addresses in the United States or Military APO addresses.  Thanks for your understanding!

These bundles will only be available from me at these great discounts until 15 Sept – so…don’t hesitate!

Check out the details and what’s included in each bundle right here – then get signed up!

HAPPY BUNDLING!


2019 Holiday Catalog Shares Are Open!

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

Try a little bit of the beautiful new Designer Series Papers, specialty papers and envelopes, plus fun embellishments with one of my Catalog Shares! I’ll place our Shares order first jump out of the box on 4 Sep 19 and use expedited shipping so I get it back fast!  Then I’ll get it all cut up, packaged and out the door quick as I can – likely early in the week of the 9th, if not quicker!

Once again, I’m offering a Designer Series Paper share and an Embellishment share with all sorts of fun new goodies!

I’ve got a few options for you to pick from:  a New Designer Series Paper Share, a New Embellishments Share, and an I Want It All Share (this one gets a free extra bonus!!).  And there are even DOUBLE shares, too!

Shares are open to anyone – including demonstrators, so…get all the details about what’s being offered in each kind of share right here – and get signed up for YOURS! 🙂


Time to Redeem Your Bonus Days Coupons!

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

And here’s the fine print!

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

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


What’s The Best Bundle Going??

It’s the…

EXTRA EXTRA JOINING SPECIAL

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

Check it all out on my Stampin’ Up! Promotions page and then…let’s get you started!  Hobbyist or Business Demo – come on down!!!

 


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:  

Basic Black Card Stock:  5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ (card base, scored and folded at 4 1/4″)

Cherry Cobbler Card Stock: 4 1/4″ x 5″ (mats for card front and for inner liner)

Whisper White Card Stock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front and inner liner)


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


 

Pitiful.

But remarkably – and pretty routinely!….effective! 😉

His Dad is a big ole marshmallow-sucker-softee….

TTFN

M

 

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Stamps-N-Lingers 2019 Holiday Catalog Special Bundles Sale!

Happy Monday, y’all!  Hope you had a great weekend and have a good week ahead of you!  I had to consciously quell the Sunday Night Blues last night.  🙂

So – y’all who were on my Catalog mailing list for the 2019 Holiday Catalog should have them in hand by now!

Yes?

If not – let me know and we’ll figure out where it got off to – and get one in your hand ASAP!

Now – if you’ve got that awesome catalog, then…I’m guessing that you’ve already started your wish list.  AND – I’m guessing it’s a LONG one!

If it’s REALLY a long one (like…the total is over $155!) – then YOU need to be a demonstrator like I am – and get 20-25% off everything you buy.  AFTER getting the world’s best bundle:  the Stampin’ Up! Starter Kit.  This is an especially good time to join – the Extra Extra Joining Special is going on until the end of the month!!  If you want to find out the what’s and how’s….give me a holler!

But – I’ve also got another way for you to save a little money and fill out that wish list a little faster!  You can take advantage of my LIMITED TIME Special Bundles to kick off the new catalog!  As has become my tradition, I’ve gathered up some goodies from the new Suites (and beyond!) in the 2019 Holiday Catalog that coordinate perfectly with each other and will get you well on the way to making great cards and projects!

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

Winner Winner!

Check them out – then use the handy form at the end to get your order placed!


Bundle #1: Plaid, Pines and Penguins Bundle – $136

If you bought all these products separately you’d spend about $170 when you factor in shipping and tax – depending on how much Uncle Sam takes where you live.  Check it out!

Perfectly Plaid Bundle – $31.50
Peaceful Boughs Bundle – $52
Playful Penguins Stamp Set- $22
Wrapped In Plaid 6×6 DSP – $14.50
Shaded Spruce/Gold 3/8″ Striped Ribbon – $7
Jingle Bells – $5
Gold Mini Pizza Boxes – $7
Snowfall Accents Puff Paint – $4.50

BONUS:  When you purchase the Plaid, Pines and Penguins Bundle, you’ll get a FREE package of Holiday Rhinestone Basic Jewels!

Bundle #2:  Shines So Bright Bundle – $152

If you bought all these products separately you’d spend about $190 when you factor in shipping and tax – depending on how much Uncle Sam takes where you live.  Check it out!

Christmas Gleaming Bundle – $49.50
Bells Are Ringing Bundle – $37.75
Brightly Gleaming Specialty DSP – $14.50
Brightly Gleaming Foil Elements – $7
Star Design Elements – $9
Hammered Metal 3D Embossing Folder – $9
Celestial Copper Ink Pad – $11
Golden Glitz Ink Pad – $11
Silvery Shimmer Ink Pad – $11

BONUS:  When you purchase the Shines So Bright Bundle, you’ll get a FREE roll of 1/2″ Classic Weave Ribbon!

Bundle #3:  Harvest Bounty Bundle – $122

If you bought all these products separately you’d spend about $150 when you factor in shipping and tax – depending on how much Uncle Sam takes where you live.  Check it out!

Gather Together Bundle – $38.50
Harvest Hellos Bundle – $35
Day of Thanks Stamp Set – $21
Come To Gather DSP – $11.50
Come To Gather Ribbon Combo – $9
Tags & Feathers Elements – $11

BONUS:  When you purchase the Harvest Bounty Bundle, you’ll get a FREE Pumpkin Pie Stampin’ Blends Combo!

Bundle #4:  Frosty Snowmoose Bundle – $174

If you bought all these products separately you’d spend about $220 when you factor in shipping and tax – depending on how much Uncle Sam takes where you live.  Check it out!

Frosted Foliage Bundle – $44
Still Scenes Bundle – $47.50
Merry Moose Bundle – $31.50
Snowfront Stamp Set – $22
Feels Like Frost 6″ x 6″ Specialty DSP- $14.50
Seaside Spray 1/4″ Metallic Ribbon – $7
Snowflake Sequins – $6
Shimmery Crystal Effects – $5
Ice Stampin’ Glitter – $7.50

BONUS:  When you purchase the Frosty Snowmoose Bundle, you’ll get a FREE package of Snowglobe Shaker Domes!

Bundle #5:  Wicked Good Fun Bundle – $135

If you bought all these products separately you’d spend about $169 when you factor in shipping and tax – depending on how much Uncle Sam takes where you live.  Check it out!

Spooktacular Bash Bundle – $48.50
Wonderfully Wicked Bundle – $29.50
Boo To You Stamp Set – $18
Monster Bash DSP – $11.50
Black Stampin’ Dimensionals – $6
Basic Black 3/8″ Scalloped Edge Ribbon – $8
Monster Bash Enamel Shapes – $7
Coffin Treat Boxes – $7
Assorted Googly Eyes – $6

BONUS:  When you purchase the Wicked Good Fun Bundle, you’ll get a FREE Stylish Scroll Embossing Folder!

Bundle #6:  Toile & Wreaths Bundle – $147

If you bought all these products separately you’d spend about $184 when you factor in shipping and tax – depending on how much Uncle Sam takes where you live.  Check it out!

Toile Christmas Bundle – $51.25
Tidings All Around Bundle – $45.75
Seasonal Wreath Stamp Set – $18
Toile Tidings DSP – $11.50
Toile Tidings Gift Wrap – $11
Garden Green 3/8″ Double-Stitched Ribbon – $7
Real Red 1″ Ruched Ribbon – $10

BONUS:  When you purchase the Toile & Wreaths Bundle, you’ll get a FREE Toile Tidings Glitter Enamel Dots!

Bundle #7:  Across The Seasons Bundle – $171

If you bought all these products separately you’d spend about $217 when you factor in shipping and tax – depending on how much Uncle Sam takes where you live.  Check it out!

Cheers To That Bundle – $30.50
To Every Season Bundle – $36
Tags Tags Tags Bundle – $33.25
Itty Bitty Christmas Bundle – $45.75
Beauty & Joy Stamp Set – $16
Birds of a Feather Stamp Set – $21

BONUS:  When you purchase the Across The Seasons Bundle, you’ll get a FREE pack of Holiday Rhinestone Jewels

Bundle #8:  Star Of Love Bundle – $145

If you bought all these products separately you’d spend about $182 when you factor in shipping and tax – depending on how much Uncle Sam takes where you live.  Check it out!

So Many Stars Bundle – $57.50
Shine Bright Bundle – $51.25
God’s Peace Stamp Set – $23
Light & Peace Stamp Set – $21

BONUS:  When you purchase the Star Of Love Bundle, you’ll get a FREE pack of Brightly Gleaming Foil Elements

Bundle #9:  Cozy Christmas Bundle – $145

If you bought all these products separately you’d spend about $182 when you factor in shipping and tax – depending on how much Uncle Sam takes where you live.  Check it out!

Holly Jolly Christmas Bundle – $49.50
Cup of Christmas Bundle – $47.50
Memories of Home Stamp Set – $22
Night Before Christmas Memories & More Card Pack – $11
Night Before Christmas Memories & More Cards & Envelopes – $11
Night Before Christmas 6″ x 6″ DSP – $11.50

BONUS:  When you purchase the Cozy Christmas Bundle, you’ll get a FREE roll of Cherry Cobbler 3/8″ Diagonal Stripe Ribbon!

Bundle #10:  Snow Much Fun Bundle – $158

If you bought all these products separately you’d spend about $200 when you factor in shipping and tax – depending on how much Uncle Sam takes where you live.  Check it out!

Snowman Season Bundle – $32.35
Tiny Keepsakes Bundle – $48.50
Christmas Crowd Stamp Set – $20
#Elfie Stamp Set – $22
Winter Knit 3D Embossing Folder – $10
Let It Snow Specialty DSP – $14.50
Real Red Glimmer Paper – $5
Snowfall Accents Puff Paint – $4.50
Let It Snow Embellishment Kit – $11

BONUS:  When you purchase the Snow Much Fun Bundle, you’ll get a FREE roll of Real Red 1/8″ Curly Ribbon!


BONUS TIME!!

In addition to the free gift you get with each bundle – if you purchase more than one of the bundles above, I’ll send you a handy Stamp Case Label document all ready for you to print on Avery 5160 labels.  These will make your stamp room organization even easier!


So – if these bundles look good to you, fill out the form below and pick your goodies!

I’ll send you a PayPal invoice on 28 Aug, and then on 4 Sept, I’ll get them right on the way directly to you!

PLEASE NOTE: These offers are available to anyone – but I can only ship to addresses in the United States or Military APO addresses.  Thanks for your understanding!

These bundles will only be available from me at these great discounts until 15 Sept – so…don’t hesitate!

TTFN

M

 

 


HOST CODE FOR 1 AUG – 15 AUG: ZZFS3EFN

Use this host code when you order and receive a free gift from me! But, if your order is over $150, please don’t use this code (you’ll miss out on your own Stampin’ Rewards if you use it) but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 from any active catalog! And – you can even select one of the Host-exclusive sets! See my Rewards page for more details.


2019 Holiday Catalog Shares Are Open!

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

Try a little bit of the beautiful new Designer Series Papers, specialty papers and envelopes, plus fun embellishments with one of my Catalog Shares! I’ll place our Shares order first jump out of the box on 4 Sep 19 and use expedited shipping so I get it back fast!  Then I’ll get it all cut up, packaged and out the door quick as I can – likely early in the week of the 9th, if not quicker!

Once again, I’m offering a Designer Series Paper share and an Embellishment share with all sorts of fun new goodies!

I’ve got a few options for you to pick from:  a New Designer Series Paper Share, a New Embellishments Share, and an I Want It All Share (this one gets a free extra bonus!!).  And there are even DOUBLE shares, too!

Shares are open to anyone – including demonstrators, so…get all the details about what’s being offered in each kind of share right here – and get signed up for YOURS! 🙂


Time to Redeem Your Bonus Days Coupons!

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

And here’s the fine print!

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

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


What’s The Best Bundle Going??

It’s the…

EXTRA EXTRA JOINING SPECIAL

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

Check it all out on my Stampin’ Up! Promotions page and then…let’s get you started!  Hobbyist or Business Demo – come on down!!!


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


Y’all ever buy dog training treats?  Little – usually chewy (vs crunchy) – bites so be given – and eaten! – quickly during training.

Well – I got a bag at Christmas and have used them.  And Finn loves them.  SHOCKER! 🙂

But – they fall apart in my pocket/pouch – and they’re a little…spendy!

So – I ran across a thing called a Silicon Pyramid Mat (on Amazon – where else??) – they’re supposed to be used as hot pads on your counter.  BUT – they ALSO can be used to make peanut butter-flavored dog treats.

I’d been wanting to make a batch – just to try them.  Yesterday – in a fit of spoil-your-dog-domesticity, I did it!

Super easy – and…Two of those mats and one batch of the recipe made about a thousand million of them!

As advertised, they were soft and chewy.  Since one of the things I don’t like about the commercial ones is that very chewy-ness….I DID stick mine in my oven on low for an hour to crunch-i-fy them!

Now – the recipe I used said that the lady’s daughter was eating the treats as fast as she could roll them out of the mat.

So…I tried one.

Uhm…hmm.  NOT sure what her daughter USUALLY eats, but…  No.  Just…no.

But Finny likes them and they’re going to be awesome training treats!!

Whoo-hoo!

TTFN

M

 

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Stampin’ Up! Merry Moose and Plaid Sneak Peek

Good morning! Happy mid-way-thru-the-weekend!  Hope it’s going well – it’s a freakin’ steam bath here!  Yikes.  I am SO ready for some Fall weather.  Either that or I need to build an underground bunker. 😉

If you were able to join me last night for my Facebook Live video, I appreciate you spending part of your weekend with me!  If not, but would like to see how I made today’s card – and get a few more looks at some goodies in the new 2019 Holiday Catalog – here’s the replay!

From the instant I saw the Merry Moose stamp set – and the bundled Moose Punch (seriously?!? 🙂 ) – I knew this would be at the top end of my list for this really awesome new catalog!  And then I saw the Wrapped in Plaid DSP and…well.  It was a moose-y marriage made in heaven!  Take a look-see:

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

I started by building the background – using the new Basic Pattern Decorative Masks (coming on 4 Sept in the 2019 Holiday Catalog).  I used the trees mask and a sponge with Crumb Cake ink to first create the trees.  Leaving the mask in place, I then sponged lightly over the top with new Golden Glitz Delicata Ink (also new in the 2019 Holiday catty!).  When it was dry, I matted the panel on Cherry Cobbler for the card front.

Next I cut a piece of Cherry Cobbler plaid paper from the Wrapped in Plaid DSP, using a square Stitched Shapes Die.  I also cut a same-size piece of Very Vanilla.  I adhered the plaid square at a diagonal onto the card front with Liquid Glue.

On the Very Vanilla square, I stamped the large tree from Merry Moose in Shaded Spruce – twice.  Then I used the small tree image – and stamped-off-once Shaded Spruce – to add a few background trees.  I inked the large tree with the Golden Glitz ink and stamped over the top of the images.  Then I adhered the square to the card front with Liquid Glue.

I used a few Glue Dots to adhere a length of 5/8″ Burlap Trim across the panel.

I cut a small Rectangle Stitched Dies shape from Very Vanilla, stamped the Merry Moose sentiment in Cherry Cobbler, and adhered it to the trim with Liquid Glue.

On another piece of Very Vanilla, I stamped the moose in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  Then I used my Light and Dark Crumb Cake Stampin’ Blends to color his body and Light and Dark Gray Granite for his antlers.  I cut him out with the Moose Punch and, using Liquid Glue and some Mini Dimensionals (under the antlers), adhered him next to the sentiment.

I stamped the scarf in Shaded Spruce on Very Vanilla, fussy cut it and adhered it with Liquid Glue.  Then I added some Shaded Spruce jewels from the Holiday Rhinestone Basic Jewels (these are coming soon, too!) and the card front was done!

On the inside, I added a second sentiment in Cherry Cobbler to a Very Vanilla panel.  Then I did a few more Shaded Spruce and Golden Glitz trees and some “ground/snow” in stamped-off-once Crumb Cake.

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

My Very Vanilla Medium Envelope got more Merry Moose trees on the front…

…and some more of that wunnermus Wrapped in Plaid on the envelope flap.

Et Voila.  Moose.  Trees.  Sentiments.  An adorable racoon.  AND a punch??  Yep – the Merry Moose bundle is going to be a heavy favorite this season, I am 100% confident!  And if you pair it with plaid?  Oh my.  I hope you like!

TTFN

M

 

 

 

P.S.  Speaking of bundles…be watching tomorrow!  I’ve been at it again – coming up with super wonderful (and money-saving) Special Bundles from the 2019 Holiday Catalog!  And…you’re gonna LOVE what I’ve put together for you! But – they’ll only be available for a limited time, so… stick close!  🙂


HOST CODE FOR 1 AUG – 15 AUG: ZZFS3EFN

Use this host code when you order and receive a free gift from me! But, if your order is over $150, please don’t use this code (you’ll miss out on your own Stampin’ Rewards if you use it) but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 from any active catalog! And – you can even select one of the Host-exclusive sets! See my Rewards page for more details.


2019 Holiday Catalog Shares Are Open!

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

Try a little bit of the beautiful new Designer Series Papers, specialty papers and envelopes, plus fun embellishments with one of my Catalog Shares! I’ll place our Shares order first jump out of the box on 4 Sep 19 and use expedited shipping so I get it back fast!  Then I’ll get it all cut up, packaged and out the door quick as I can – likely early in the week of the 9th, if not quicker!

Once again, I’m offering a Designer Series Paper share and an Embellishment share with all sorts of fun new goodies!

I’ve got a few options for you to pick from:  a New Designer Series Paper Share, a New Embellishments Share, and an I Want It All Share (this one gets a free extra bonus!!).  And there are even DOUBLE shares, too!

Shares are open to anyone – including demonstrators, so…get all the details about what’s being offered in each kind of share right here – and get signed up for YOURS! 🙂


Last Weekend of 2019!

If you love holidays—and don’t love taxes—we have some great news for you! Twelve U.S. states will have sales tax holidays for school supplies over the next several weeks. The dates for each state’s sales tax holiday will vary; the definition of “school supplies” will also vary from state to state. Fortunately, a selection of Stampin’ Up! products qualify as school supplies and will be tax-free during each state’s sales tax holiday period. (Sales tax holidays may not apply to additional county, city, and special jurisdiction taxes.)

If you live in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia or Wisconsin (whoo-hoo!) —click the picture below to see which products will be tax-free for each state !  HINT: Missouri and Texas -this weekend it’s YOUR turn!  Don’t miss out!

Important Note: Orders must be placed with Stampin’ Up! during the sales tax holiday period to receive these select items tax free; each period begins—and ends—at midnight (Mountain Time).


Time to Redeem Your Bonus Days Coupons!

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

And here’s the fine print!

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

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


What’s The Best Bundle Going??

It’s the…

EXTRA EXTRA JOINING SPECIAL

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

Check it all out on my Stampin’ Up! Promotions page and then…let’s get you started!  Hobbyist or Business Demo – come on down!!!

 


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:  

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

Cherry Cobbler Card Stock: 4 1/4″ x 5″ (mats for card front and for inner liner)

Very Vanilla Card Stock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front and inner liner); 2 5/8″ square Stitched Shapes die cut (trees); 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ Rectangle Stitched Die (sentiment)

Wrapped In Plaid DSP: 2 5/8″ square Stitched Shapes die cut 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


Did you guys know that yesterday was – apparently – National Spoil Your Dog Day?

No – I didn’t either.  Until I got an e-mail from Chewy or IHeartDogs or some such.

So…if I understand this correctly…we’re only supposed to spoil our dog on ONE DAY OUT OF THE YEAR?!?

Finn gives this stupid idea about a million paws DOWN!

Maybe a National Spoil Your Cat Day (and maybe then only once every 5 or 6 years – if you MUST have a cat).

But – not for dogs.

Dogs must be spoiled every.  Single.  Day.

Yesterday, in order to ensure that happened – Finn got me up twice on Friday night to go out.  This is unheard of in our house.  He simply never has to go out once he’s hit the sack.

THIS is normal – all night long – with nary a twitch nor a wiggle.  Probably some snoring, but that’s about it.

So I was on high alert on Saturday morning and, sure enough, appears he had a little tummy upset.

The 2 teaspoons of Pepto Bismol (YUK, mom – what the HECK!?!) was not even sort of well received.

Chicken and rice in the Mealthy Multi-Pot was the more (much more!) palatable remedy.  Dump it in – a quick 3 minutes on high and then sit until I got back in from doing the horses and…

I’ll feed this out and I’m quite sure it will settle his little tummy right down.

Also I’ll be a rock-star AND – will have fulfilled the requirement to spoil my dog for this year.  Winner winner chicken-and-rice dinner!

Phew! 😅 Don’t have to do THAT again for 364 more days! What a relief! 😉

TTFN

M

 

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Stampin’ Up! A Beautiful Friendship Eclipse Thank You!

Good morning – it’s FRIDAY!!  Whoo-hoo!!  Hope the weekend is looking good for y’all!

I had another special request for a card – this one a thank you with…hopefully!…some peonies.  So – I sent some ideas and we settled on the beautiful flower in the Beautiful Friendship stamp set.  I combined that with the Thank You Die and a sentiment from the A Big Thank You stamp set.  Take a look-see:

As I was figuring what to do for this one, I got the e-mail notice for the CAS(E) This Sketch challenge – and it clicked for me!  Do an Eclipse card! 😉

And it seemed to work perfectly with this week’s Watercooler Challenge!

I started with a piece of Whisper White card stock and started building a Beautiful Friendship flower garden.  First up – the peonies.  I used my Stamparatus, stamping the first one in full strength Petal Pink.  For the second one, I inked the stamp and stamped it off once.  Then I stamped the card front.  I used a Sponge Dauber to add more Petal Pink to the bottom and edges of the image and stamped it again (thank you, Stamparatus!).

I made a couple of sticky note masks (stamped the sticky note with the image and fussy cut it) and laid them over the top of the two peonies.  Then I stamped the hydrangeas in Balmy Blue.  I also added stamped-off-once Highland Heather lilacs here and there.  I made a couple of hydrangea sticky note masks and used all the masks to add stamped-off-once Pear Pizzazz leaves around the image.

The final flower is the rose – stamped in Blushing Bride.  I added some stamped-off-once So Saffron flower centers to the peonies and that was it!

With my garden finished, I cut the Thank You Die from the middle of the panel.  I VERY CAREFULLY saved all the “chads” from the die.  Don’t miss this step! 🙂

I also cut three more of the Thank You dies from Basic Black cardstock and stacked them up with Liquid Glue.

I adhered the panel to a Basic Black mat with Liquid Glue.  I set the die cut back into the “hole” and then used Liquid Glue (teensy dabs!) to put all the “chads” back into their spot – adhering them to the Black panel.

I adhered the “real” die cut on top of the stacked black die cuts and then adhered the whole thing back into place on the card front.

I used a Glue Dot to adhere a Linen Thread double-length simple bow, added a few pink Noble Peacock Rhinestones and the card front was done!

On the inside, I added a sentiment from A Big Thank You in Balmy Blue – and created another garden scene on a Whisper White panel.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Basic Black mat and into a Petal Pink card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got more Beautiful Friendship flowers on the front…

…and on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  A flower garden for a friend!  I love the flower images in the Beautiful Friendship stamp set, don’t you?  And the Thank You Die is a wonderful starting point for the eclipse technique!  I hope you like!

TTFN

M

 

 

 

P.S.  If you decide to CASE this card (yeah!) – don’t forget to hang on to the sticky note masks you make!  Keep them right in the stamp case and they’ll be all ready for your next carding adventure! 🙂


HOST CODE FOR 1 AUG – 15 AUG: ZZFS3EFN

Use this host code when you order and receive a free gift from me! But, if your order is over $150, please don’t use this code (you’ll miss out on your own Stampin’ Rewards if you use it) but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 from any active catalog! And – you can even select one of the Host-exclusive sets! See my Rewards page for more details.


2019 Holiday Catalog Shares Are Open!

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

Try a little bit of the beautiful new Designer Series Papers, specialty papers and envelopes, plus fun embellishments with one of my Catalog Shares! I’ll place our Shares order first jump out of the box on 4 Sep 19 and use expedited shipping so I get it back fast!  Then I’ll get it all cut up, packaged and out the door quick as I can – likely early in the week of the 9th, if not quicker!

Once again, I’m offering a Designer Series Paper share and an Embellishment share with all sorts of fun new goodies!

I’ve got a few options for you to pick from:  a New Designer Series Paper Share, a New Embellishments Share, and an I Want It All Share (this one gets a free extra bonus!!).  And there are even DOUBLE shares, too!

Shares are open to anyone – including demonstrators, so…get all the details about what’s being offered in each kind of share right here – and get signed up for YOURS! 🙂


Do YOU Like to Pay Taxes on Your Goodies?!?

Me, neither!

If you love holidays—and don’t love taxes—we have some great news for you! Twelve U.S. states will have sales tax holidays for school supplies over the next several weeks. The dates for each state’s sales tax holiday will vary; the definition of “school supplies” will also vary from state to state. Fortunately, a selection of Stampin’ Up! products qualify as school supplies and will be tax-free during each state’s sales tax holiday period. (Sales tax holidays may not apply to additional county, city, and special jurisdiction taxes.)

If you live in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia or Wisconsin (whoo-hoo!) —click the picture below to see which products will be tax-free for each state !  HINT: Missouri and Texas -this weekend it’s YOUR turn!  Don’t miss out!

Important Note: Orders must be placed with Stampin’ Up! during the sales tax holiday period to receive these select items tax free; each period begins—and ends—at midnight (Mountain Time).


Time to Redeem Your Bonus Days Coupons!

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

And here’s the fine print!

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

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


Still Time to get the August Paper Pumpkin – Gift of Fall and the Add-On Bundle

The August Paper Pumpkin is a Fall-themed kit which will let you create 6 Fall-themed Gift Bags and 12 Gift-Tags.  Which is AWESOME!  But – Paper Pumpkin subscribers can ALSO pick up the Gift of Fall Add On Bundle.  With 24 note-card sized bases in 2 different designs and coordinating envelopes, you’ll be able to create cards from the supplies in the kit!  Get all the info right here – and get signed up for Paper Pumpkin today! Or…at least before the 10th so that you’ll get this awesome Fall kit!  And don’t forget that add-on bundle!


What’s The Best Bundle Going??

It’s the…

EXTRA EXTRA JOINING SPECIAL

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

Check it all out on my Stampin’ Up! Promotions page and then…let’s get you started!  Hobbyist or Business Demo – come on down!!!

 


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:  

Petal Pink Card Stock:  5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ (card base, scored and folded at 4 1/4″)

Basic Black Card Stock: 4 1/4″ x 5″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); Thank You Thinlits die cuts – x3

Whisper White Card Stock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front and inner liner)


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


Oh deeeeriesss….baby deeeeeriessssss….

Do you see ’em, Dad?  Mom?

Where, oh where, are those darned baby deeries?!?

TTFN

M

 

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Stampin’ Up! Daisy Lane is Well Written!

Good morning, y’all!  I LOVE coming to you the morning after a video WITHOUT knowing I have to be working!  Sunday still looms ahead as “me” time!  Whoo-hooo!

I enjoyed our time last night – and if you were able to join us – thanks so much for spending part of your weekend with me!   If not, but you’d like to peruse the replay, here ’tis!

My card uses three different sets – the new Daisy Lane (one of my fave new goodies from the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog), the Well Said stamp set and coordinating Well Written dies (carrying over from the Occasions Catalog) and a bit of Mosaic Mood DSP from the new catty.  Take a look-see:

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Stampin’ Up! Daisy Lane Video Sneak Peek

Good morning!  I hope this post finds you all well – and that if you’ve been on the receiving end of this past week’s terrible weather – that you are okay and getting a little break.  And here’s hoping everyone has a great weekend planned!

Can you believe it’s already JUNE!?!  Holy smokes – the year is just flying by!  Heck – it’ll be Christmas again before you know it.

You’re welcome!

So – tonight I’m planning to go live on my Stamps-N-Lingers FB page at 7pm eastern to share a fun little card using the new Daisy Lane stamp set!  That one will be available to y’all on Tuesday when the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog goes live!  Here’s a sneaky peek! 🙂

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Stampin’ Up! Believe You Can Sneak Peek Thank You

Happy happy HAWWWMP Day!  I don’t know if it’s really Hawwmp Day when it’s just a four-day week?

Hmmm.

Anyway – happy we’reonthedownhillslidetotheweekend day! 🙂

Today, I’ve got another sneak peek for you (what?!?)!  This is also a host-exclusive stamp set – we’re less than a week away from the launch of the 2019-2021 Annual Catalog when these goodies will be available!  The Believe You Can set is really pretty – and even works with the Stitched Nested Labels (which – if you recall, is going to bundle with the Free As a Bird stamp set!).  Take a look-see:

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