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Stampin’ Up! Christmas Whimsy Kit Peek!

Good morning and…let me be the first to wish you a very Happy HAWWWMP DAY!!!  Yes!  It’s Wednesday – and….THAT means that I only have two sleeps before I head to the airport to pick up Amy and Karen and then head up to the north GA mountains for our Inkin’ Krew Retreat!  I am so excited to see everyone – and I’ve got a couple of ladies who are in my Crittters-N-Creatin’ Krew Team that I’ve never met in person!  Plenty of time on Zoom – but…this’ll be the first time we’re in the same spot!  It’s going to be a blast!  I’ll share pics as I’m able thru the weekend!

Stampin’ Up! recently released a brand new All-Inclusive Kit called Christmas Whimsy.  I ordered it first jump out the gate and when it came….I dove in!  Remember – this is the one I think looks like it come straight outta Who-Ville!!

When I opened it up I found everything – and I do mean….EVERYTHING!…I needed to make eight fun Christmas cards!

THAT is the neat and tidy image from Stampin’ Up!  Here’s my hot mess!

Great job, Mare! 🤦‍♀️

But – I popped all the die cut pieces, folded the two designs of card bases and opened up the instructions.  I decided that at least for this first one, I’d do them exactly as the instructions said.

The instruction sheet is cool – they used pictures to let you know what to do and in what order – and (unlike some picture directions – you know the ones I mean!) – THESE actually WORK!

I mean – they even tell you how many stars or snowflakes to use and where to put the Dimensionals! 👍👍👍

I used the enclosed Night of Navy Ink Spot and the exclusive stamp set to stamp snowflakes and stars on the card bases – and stamp the sentiments.  This is where I DID depart a little – I’m not a huge “Season’s Greetings”  fan so I did them all with Merry Christmas.  But…you can do whichever you prefer – they both fit on the labels perfectly (thanks, Stampin’ Up!).

 

There’s a roll of Gold Trim to use on each design – love the tag “tied” on (in truth it’s got a little Glue Dot and the tag itself is popped on with a couple of dimensionals!).   And there are pretty blue foil snowflakes and stars adhesive-backed sequins to add, too!

The second design also gets a little gold foil star “sticker” added – only hard part here is making sure to get the ladder onto the card front straight so that it doesn’t look like someone is fixin’ to end up in the ER!

There’s even an “inside” sentiment that I used – and added some Night of Navy stamped stars.

I guess Stampin’ Up! has heard me say #nonekkidenvelopes cuz they included some beautiful envelopes with Gold Foil accents.

But…I added some stars to the front, too.  Cuz….I could! 😉

Et Voila!  In the blink of an eye I had eight fun full-sized cards – with insides stamped and ready – and decorated envelopes – all ready to get signed, stamped and mailed!  No cutting (except for the Gold Trim!) required – and the easy instructions make this a PERFECT project for new stampers or kids or….pretty much anyone who needs really cute Christmas cards!  It would be a GREAT activity to do together with family and friends – order a few kits and get to creating! 🙂

I hope you like!

And – this isn’t the ONLY kit that we’ve got available right now!  Check them all out – we’ve got stamping kits and even NON-Stamping kits for you to choose from.  Stop by the online store Kits Collection to pick up your kits!  Don’t forget that the kits are only available while supplies last, so order quick to make sure that you get yours…and pick up some free Sale-a-bration goodies if your order reaches $50!

TTFN

M

 

 

 


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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.

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 September Tutorial features the Beauty of Tomorrow Bundle!  


Interested in Joining Us?

If you’d like to join our team, we’d love to have you!  You can become a demonstrator for just $99!  We welcome all types of Demonstrators from those only purchasing to get the discount for themselves to those who want to run a business and those anywhere in between!  As an added bonus, anyone joining during Sale-a-bration (August 3-September 30) gets a free bundle from the the select list in the Sale-a-bration Brochure in their Starter Kit!  All of the free bundles are from the July-December 2021 Mini Catalog, More free stuff?  Yes, please! 🙂

There’s NO commitment and NO penalty if you decide that being a Demonstrator isn’t right for you.  Why not give it a try?  We have a fun Facebook page where we chat a lot and we do virtual meetings monthly and in-person meetings quarterly.

Look at those fun faces!! 🙂

Drop me a note at stamps-n-lingers@comcast.net or reach out to any of our team members if you have any questions.  You can also see more information about the benefits of becoming a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator here.


There’s only two weeks left in the Aug-Sep 2021 Sale-a-bration…and this one has got some awesome new products that you can earn for FREE with orders of $50+ and orders of $100+ placed between 3 August and 30 September!

The August – September Sale-a-bration event has a BUY, HOST and JOIN promotion just like the Sale-a-bration event earlier this year!  Get ALL the details over on my Stampin’ Up! Promotions page!


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

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Finn Fan Fix

Seriously.  How sweet is this guy??

Smile, Finny!

TTFN
M

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Stampin’ Up! Heartfelt Wishes Hand-Penned Petals

Good morning, y’all – did you have a good Labor Day? I ended up getting a lot done – cleaned, sliced and froze a bunch of baby Portabella mushrooms (did you know you could do that!?), bagged and froze the shredded cheese, finished a card tutorial for SplitCoast Stampers, did a Zoom the Craftroom and made a card for today!  So….good day all the way around!

My card is a CAS creation (no – I am fine, thank you for asking!) that features the Heartfelt Wishes stamp set from the Jul – Dec 2021 Mini Catalog, a little foliage from Hand-Penned Petals (2021-2022 Annual Catalog) and…some FREE Beautifully Penned DSP (from the Aug – Sep Sale-a-Bration catalog!).  Take a look-see:

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Stampin’ Up! Heartwarming Encircled in Warmth 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 and I’m excited to see what everyone brings to the table!  I just know you’re going to see a ton of awesome-ness on the hop today!

The sketch this week is a nice and simple one – so I decided to use a big focal sentiment – from the Encircled in Warmth stamp set – and some cozy paper from Heartwarming Hugs.  Simple!  Take a look-see:

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Stampin’ Up! Hand-Penned Flowers of Friendship Thank You

Happy Happy Hawwmp Day, y’all!  How goes the week?  We’ve been busy working on the garden – new water feature and irrigation system.  And making cards!  So – pretty good week for us. 🙂

Now – quick before we get going.  Today is the LAST day for the Last Chance sale!  If there’s anything you want from the Jan – Jun 2021 Mini Catalog – now’d be a good time to go get it, okay?  It’ll be tomorrow before you can blink and then…it’ll be gone-baby-gone!

My card today uses some of the gorgeous Hand-Penned DSP (not coincidentally, this is one of the papers that will go on sale on Thursday, 1 Jul – with a wunnermus 15% off!) and the Flowers of Friendship Bundle.  Take a look-see:

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Stampin’ Up! Notes Of Cheer All-Inclusive Card Kit!

Morning, all!  Hope you had a great weekend!  We did a lot outside – got some more plants planted and…got a new water feature going!  Yep – we got a couple of half-whiskey barrels (from Lowe’s on Saturday) and have got it all laid out and ready to plumb.  It’s going to look awesome!

I was glad when I finally got in the house last night to have an amazing All-Inclusive Card Kit – called Notes of Cheer – waiting for me to put together!  I’d been hanging on to it – knowing I’d need a quick card (or….cards!) to share with you one day.  And…this was the day!

You know that Stampin’ Up! has launched their Kits Collection…

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Stampin’ Up! Bamboo Beauty Encouragement Card with Video Tutorial

Good Sunday to you and Happy Father’s Day to all your Dads and Grand-dads out there!  Hope y’all got them something a little better than a tie.  Or…underwear! 😳😳😳

So – if you were able to join me last night for my Facebook live, I sure appreciate you spending part of your weekend with me (while baking that cake for the big dinner today….right??)!  If not, but you’d like to watch the replay to see how to make this pretty card, here ’tis!

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Stampin’ Up! Color & Contour Here For You

Good morning, y’all – and happy first day of the week!

My card today is one that could be used to send encouragement – sympathy – or just a “hey – I’ve got your six”!  It uses the pretty Color & Contour Bundle and some Fresh Freesia paper from the Pansy Petals DSP.  Take a look-see:

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Stampin’ Up! Smooth Sailing Home with Video Tutorial

Hey, y’all – how’s the weekend going?  We had rain yesterday – which we rather desperately needed.  And it cooled it down for a bit – sort of like a swamp cooler does – cooler AND more humid! 🙂  But the plants and veggies were all mostly glad for a drink – and I was glad they got one that I didn’t have to give them!

So – if you were able to join me yesterday for my Facebook Live, I sure appreciate you spending part of your weekend with me!  If not, but you’d like to watch the replay to see how to make this card, here ’tis! Oh – and I DID also share some sneak peeks of the goodies from the Jul – Dec 2021 Mini Catalog that I got while we were in Maui.  Just sayin’!

 

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Stampin’ Up! To The Moon 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 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 pulled out a sweet little stamp set – called To The Moon – with it’s pretty lunar images and Love-You-To-The-Moon-And-Back sentiments to play with to make a card I sent to our friends on the announcement of a new tiny human on the way! 🙂  And I combined it with a little paper from the Pattern Party DSP (this is the pack that has 40 sheets of paper that you can get for FREE with a workshop or order over $150 in retail!).  Take a look-see:

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Stampin’ Up! In Sweet Symmetry Friendship Card

Good morning and….Happy Happy Hawwwwwmp Day!  THIS week, I’m not too anxious for the weekend cuz it’ll mean our trip is half over!  We’ll be headed to Kauai this weekend, though, so…I don’t guess it’s TOO awful, right?!? 😉

Today’s card uses the fun In Symmetry stamp set along with a little Sweet Symmetry DSP.  Take a look-see:

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