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Stampin’ Up! Paper In Blooms Fun Fold 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!

I decided to play with the In Bloom Bundle and the coordinating Paper Blooms DSP (this is from the Sale-A-Bration catalog and is FREE with a $50 purchase – but ONLY thru 28 Feb when SAB ends!) to create a super easy fun-fold.  Take a look-see:

And – the fun fold wasn’t an accident! 😉

I also played along with the TGIF challenge this week!

And I played along with the Tic-Tac-Toe challenge, too! I went across the middle!

This is a super easy fun fold – which is why I love it!

I started with a striped piece of Paper Blooms DSP that I matted on Petal Pink cardstock, then adhered to a piece of Night of Navy – so the card front and card base was all done! 🙂

I cut a smaller piece of Night of Navy to make the little front card.

I matted another design of Paper Blooms DSP to a Petal Pink mat and adhered it to the front of the small card.  Then I adhered the card to the center of my cardbase with Liquid Glue.

Next, I used the dies in the bundled Pierced Blooms Die set to cut a couple of flowers from one of the Paper Blooms DSP papers.

I also used the dies – there are a LOT of them and they’re all super fun! – to cut some Petal Pink, Seaside Spray and Night of Navy flowers and leaves.

On a piece of Basic White, I stamped the sentiment from In Bloom in Night of Navy and cut it with the label die in Pierced Blooms.

I started adhering flowers and leaves – starting at the right side of the card front – with Liquid Glue.  Then I added the sentiment.  More leaves and flowers followed on the other side.  I used some Stampin’ Dimensionals as needed to support petals and leaves.  The little striped flower on top is also popped up with Dimensionals.

I added some Night of Navy gems from the Holiday Rhinestones and the card front was done!

On the inside, I added a sentiment from Oval Occasions in Night of Navy to a Basic White panel.  In the corner, I added flowers from In Bloom in Petal Pink, Night of Navy and Seaside Spray.  Then I added a few Night of Navy Holiday Rhinestones in the middle of a couple three flowers.

I matted the panel on Petal Pink and then adhered it inside the card with Liquid Glue and my fun-fold was done!

My Basic White Medium Envelope got more In Bloom flowers on the front….

…and a little more Paper Blooms DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  See why I love this fun-fold?  So quick and easy but just enough “different” to get your recipient’s attention!  The In Bloom set – with its bundled Pierced Blooms Dies – is a perfect accompaniment to the pretty Paper Blooms DSP (how cool is it that the dies cut some of the flowers from the DSP!?).

Et Voila!  If you’d like to recreate this card, all the products and card cuts are listed below!  And…be sure to snag some of this Paper Blooms DSP, okay?  It’s gone when Sale-A-Bration ends on the 28th!

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 Jaimie’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!

Jaimie Babarczy

Karen Finkle

Akiko Sudano

Karen Ksenzakovic

Have fun on the Hop!!

TTFN

M

 

 

 


HOST CODE FOR 16 FEB – 28 FEB: 3X7NRRKQ

Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift (AND the Monthly Card Tutorial) from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in any active Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!  See my Customer Rewards page for full details. You’ll also be getting a link to my ZOOM The Craftroom (an exclusive TWICE-A-WEEK online event for my customers) and the monthly Online Tutorial.   The February Tutorial features the Hydrangea Haven 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!


Now Available!

Hey Chick and Birthday Chick Bundles


2019-2021 In Colors Retiring Soon!

The Retiring List will be coming out in March! While we don’t know EVERYTHING that will be on it…we DO know that our 2019-2021 In Colors will for sure be leaving us!

NOW is the time to stock up on Ink, Refills, Cardstock and DSP – they’ll sell out QUICK once the list goes live!

Here’s the whole shootin’ match – so…be sure to get yours before they fly off the shelves!


Coming Soon!

Bring in the beauty of nature with the artistic designs of the Butterfly Brilliance Bundle and coordinating designer series paper, along with textured specialty paper that will put a pop of brilliance on every project. The Butterfly Brilliance Collection is already available for demonstrators.  The Customer sales period runs 2 March—3 May 2021. Check out the flyer and get all the details!


The Butterfly Brilliance stamp set and bundled Butterfly Wings Dies are EARLY RELEASE Products – meaning you’ll see them again in the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog!  Whoo-hoo!!

And – if you want these right now – I can help you do that!

If you join the Stampin’ Up! team now, you can select these goodies for your Starter Kit!  Or…fill your kit with other things you need and then purchase the suite with your shiny new 20% Demonstrator Discount!!  Give me a holler and I’ll get you all hooked up!  You’ll also be cashing in on the 200 FREE SHEETS of DSP by joining during Sale-A-Bration.  BONUS!!


Tic-Tock-Tic-Tock….

You’ve got just THREE DAYS left to take advantage of the THREE ways to save (and get FREE stuff!) during Sale-A-Bration!

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

 

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

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

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

 

Cuz…not only do you get the amazing Starter Kit (you pay just $99 plus tac and select $125 in Stampin’ Up! product (including any pre-order items! 😉) – you’ll ALSO get…200 FREE SHEETS OF GORGEOUS DESIGNER SERIES PAPER!!

All the details are on my Stampin’ Up! Promotions Page – but if you’ve got any questions or would like to chat or need the current catalogs – let me know!  You can reach me at: stamps-n-lingers@comcast.net

Click here to purchase your Starter Kit and Get Started!


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Night of Navy Cardstock: 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ (card base); 3 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ (small card base, scored and folded at 4 1/4″); Pierced Bloom die cut leaves and flower centers

Petal Pink Cardstock:  4″ x 5 1/4″ (mat for card front); 3 3/8″ x 4 1/8″ (mats for small card front and for small inner liner); Pierced Bloom die cut flowers

Seaside Spray Card Stock: Pierced Blooms die cut leaves and flower center

Basic White Cardstock:  Pierced Blooms die cut label (sentiment); 3 1/4″ x 4″  (small inner liner)

Paper Blooms DSP: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front); 3 1/4″ x 4″ (small card front); Pierced Blooms die cut flowers 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 Jan - Jun Mini Catalog, Collage card, Congratulations, Fun Fold card, Sale-A-Bration 2021, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , | 14 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Butterfly Bouquet Tranquil Thoughts 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 had a hankering to play with the soon-to-be-available Butterfly Bouquet bundle and gorgeous Butterfly Bijou 6″ x 6″ DSP (coming to you on 2 March!), so that’s what I reached for.  I added a couple sentiments from Tranquil Thoughts and some leaves using its bundled Tranquil Dies (all available now).  Take a look-see:

And here’s our sketch!

I started with a dreamy watercolor panel from Butterfly Bijou DSP and cut it for the card front.  It’s a little smaller on the short-side than usual – 3 3/4″ versus 3 7/8″.  You’ll see why in a sec.

I used the next to largest rectangle Stitched With Whimsy die to add some decorative stitching around the edges then cut the panel at 1 1/2″ along the short side.

Using Liquid Glue, I adhered the two pieces of the panel to a Basic Black mat – leaving a gap between them (that’s why I made it a little smaller than usual!).

I stamped a sentiment from the Tranquil Thoughts stamp set in Just Jade on a piece of Basic White, then cut it with the next-to-largest oval in the Stitched Shapes Die set.

On the scrap of Butterfly Bijou left after cutting my card front, I stamped some leaves from Tranquil Thoughts in Just Jade and cut them with their dies in the bundled Tranquil Dies set.

I used the big die in the Brilliant Wings Die set to cut butterflies from one of the Butterfly Bijou DSP designs.  I have to say – it’s so SO cool to make one pass with the Stampin’ Cut and Emboss Machine and get a whole fluttering of multi-colored beauties!!

I adhered the leaves I’d cut to the card front with Liquid Glue, then popped the sentiment oval over top with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere my die cut butterflies – and then stuck some dimensionals under a few wings here and there to help them “keep flying”.  🙂

Using my Dark Misty Moonlight Stampin’ Blend, I colored several white Resin Hearts and adhered them around the collage.  And…the card front was done!

On the inside, I stamped a second sentiment from Tranquil Thoughts in Just Jade on a Basic White panel.  In the corner, I stamped the larger leaf twice in Just Jade and the smaller leaf a couple times in stamped-off-once Just Jade.  Then I added some Misty Moonlight-colored Resin Hearts.

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

My Basic White Medium Envelope got more Tranquil Thoughts leaves in Just Jade on the front…

…and more of the Butterfly Bijou 6″ x 6″ DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  You guys!  I am SO loving this Butterfly Brilliance stamp set and bundled Brilliant Wings Dies – and can hardly wait for you to get your hands on it!!  Of course, since it’s an image only set, you’re going to need a good sentiment or two and the Tranquil Thoughts set comes thru perfectly.  And even brings some Tranquil Dies leaves to the party!

I hope you like (and are making plans to add these to your stash!).

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

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

Amy Koenders

Mary Deatherage – YOU ARE HERE!

Kristi Gray

Jaimie Babarczy

Sue Prather

Karen Finkle

Akiko Sudano

Karen Ksenzakovic

Have fun on the Hop!!

TTFN

M

 

 

 


HOST CODE FOR 16 FEB – 28 FEB: 3X7NRRKQ

Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift (AND the Monthly Card Tutorial) from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in any active Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!  See my Customer Rewards page for full details. You’ll also be getting a link to my ZOOM The Craftroom (an exclusive TWICE-A-WEEK online event for my customers) and the monthly Online Tutorial.   The February Tutorial features the Hydrangea Haven 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!


Now Available!

Hey Chick and Birthday Chick Bundles


Coming Soon!

Bring in the beauty of nature with the artistic designs of the Butterfly Brilliance Bundle and coordinating designer series paper, along with textured specialty paper that will put a pop of brilliance on every project. The Butterfly Brilliance Collection is already available for demonstrators.  The Customer sales period runs 2 March—3 May 2021. Check out the flyer and get all the details!


The Butterfly Brilliance stamp set and bundled Butterfly Wings Dies are EARLY RELEASE Products – meaning you’ll see them again in the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog!  Whoo-hoo!!

And – if you want these right now – I can help you do that!

If you join the Stampin’ Up! team now, you can select these goodies for your Starter Kit!  Or…fill your kit with other things you need and then purchase the suite with your shiny new 20% Demonstrator Discount!!  Give me a holler and I’ll get you all hooked up!  You’ll also be cashing in on the 200 FREE SHEETS of DSP by joining during Sale-A-Bration.  BONUS!!


Sale-A-Bration is The Best Time of Year at Stampin’ Up!

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

 

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

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

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

 

Cuz…not only do you get the amazing Starter Kit (you pay just $99 plus tac and select $125 in Stampin’ Up! product (including any pre-order items! 😉) – you’ll ALSO get…200 FREE SHEETS OF GORGEOUS DESIGNER SERIES PAPER!!

All the details are on my Stampin’ Up! Promotions Page – but if you’ve got any questions or would like to chat or need the current catalogs – let me know!  You can reach me at: stamps-n-lingers@comcast.net

Click here to purchase your Starter Kit and Get Started!


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Misty Moonlight Cardstock: 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ (card base, scored and folded at 4 1/4″)

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

Basic White Cardstock:  Next-to-largest oval Stitched Shapes Die (sentiment);  3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″  (inner liner)

Butterfly Bigou DSP: 3 3/4″ x 5 1/8″ (card front – cut at 1 1/2″ on the short side ); Brilliant Wings die cut butterflies; Tranquil die cut leaves; 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 Jan - Jun Mini Catalog, Butterfly Bouquet, Encouragement, Life Event, Sympathy, Thinking Of You, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , | 28 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Hey Chick Happy Day with Video Tutorial

Good morning! Happy Valentine’s Day – are there romantic plans in your future?  And – it’s ALSO a three-day weekend! I don’t know about y’all – but…three day weekends – when it’s cold and yucky outside – just aren’t that exciting!  There should be more of them later in Spring when the weather is pretty and we WANT to be outside doing things.  I think we need to combine chocolate (Valentine’s Day) with an acknowledgment that it’s nasty outside – and…snuggle down with some hot chocolate, a warm dog (or kitty!) and a good book!!  Who’s with me?

If you were able to spend some of your long weekend with me on my Facebook Live video last night, I appreciate it!  If not, here’s the replay on YouTube!

For this card, I used the undeniably adorable Hey Chick stamp set and bundled Chick Dies – with a little 2020-2022 In Color 6″ x 6″ DSP.  Take a look-see:

The layout for this card comes from this week’s Global Design Project sketch.

I started by matting a piece of Bumble Bee paper from the 2020-2022 In Color 6″ x 6″ DSP on Old Olive for the card front.

Next, I used the die in the Chick Dies to cut two chicken-wire die cuts.  I trimmed one down a bit and then adhered them to the card front with Liquid Glue.  Tip: I like the ends of things to “fall” off the edge of the card front a little – so…I placed the card front onto my card base (not adhered) so that I could be sure it hung over just enough – but NOT past the edges of the card base.

I cut the largest oval Stitched Shapes Die from a piece of Basic White and popped it onto the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Then I started cutting barn-yard shapes using the Chick Dies.  From Soft Suede, I cut a chicken coop and a sign.  Mossy Meadow for four corn stalks, Old Olive for four corn husks, and Bumble Bee for four corn cobs.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the husks to the cobs and then to the stalks.  And I stamped the Hey Chick sentiment in Tuxedo Black onto the sign.

I used short little pieces of 3/16″ Braided Linen Trim to make corn “silks”.  This was my friend Debbie Lindauer’s idea (yes – I made this card while we were all playing and crafting on my Zoom The Craftroom on Thursday evening – so it was kind of a card-by-committee!).  I adhered the little pieces of trim to the back of each corn cob and then pulled it apart to make it all corn-silky! 😉

I adhered the coop and three stalks to the Basic White oval with Liquid Glue.

On a piece of Basic White, I stamped the Hey Chick crazy-hair chick in Tuxedo Black.  I colored her hair, tail feathers, legs and beak with my Flirty Flamingo and Bumble Bee Stampin’ Write Markers.  Her body is Dark So Saffron Stampin’ Blend.  Then I cut her out with the matching die in the Chick Dies.

I popped my chick on with Stampin’ Dimensionals, then tucked the final corn stalk in behind her.  Finally, with more Dimensionals and a little Liquid Glue, I popped the sign in place – and the card front was done!

On the inside, I added a second Hey Chick sentiment in Tuxedo Black on a Basic White panel.  The crazy hair chick peeks in from the corner!

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to an Old Olive mat and into my Mossy Meadow card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Basic White Medium Envelope got miss crazy hair on the front…

…and more of the Bumble Bee 2020-2022 In Color 6″ x 6″ DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  Seriously – how cute is this bundle??  I don’t know what I love more – the crazy chickens in the Hey Chick stamp set or the so-uber-fun die cuts in the Chick Dies?!?  How about you??

No matter what you like more – the stamp set and dies are limited time – so…if you love them like I do – get them sooner rather than later, okay?

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 1 FEB – 15 FEB: TPAU6MVF

Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift (AND the Monthly Card Tutorial) from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in any active Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!  See my Customer Rewards page for full details. You’ll also be getting a link to my ZOOM The Craftroom (an exclusive TWICE-A-WEEK online event for my customers) and the monthly Online Tutorial.   The February Tutorial features the Hydrangea Haven Bundle!  


LAST DAY!!!

Stamps-N-Lingers Ordering Special

My annual Sticky Sweet Adhesives ordering special ENDS TONIGHT!!  Don’t miss your chance, okay? 🙂

For all orders of $50 or greater (before shipping and taxes) that has my current host code applied or for individual orders of $150 or greater placed through me between now and midnight MT on Sunday, 14 Feb, you’ll get your choice of a free adhesive!

This can be anything that Stampin’ Up! sells that could be used as an adhesive – that assists you in using adhesive – or decorates adhesive!! And for the adhesives that are $5 or under, two packs will equal one choice (see the items with the (2) on the list below) so if you select those, you’ll get double…and who doesn’t like DOUBLE?!!

The adhesive will be in addition to the normal thank you gift that I order for you!! Plus, since your order will be over $50, you’ll earn Sale-A-Bration item(s) too. A big double whoo-hoo for more free goodies!!

***Please note, if your order is over $150, do not apply a host code. If you apply a host code to your order, it’ll take away your host benefits and nobody thinks that’s a good idea! Never fear, though, you’ll still be eligible for the free gift and free adhesive offer!

Here’s a list of the adhesives you can choose from:

  • Stampin’ Dimensionals (2)
  • Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals (2)
  • Black Stampin’ Dimensionals Combo Pack
  • Stampin’ Seal
  • Stampin’ Seal Refill
  • Stampin’ Seal+
  • Stampin’ Seal+ Refill
  • Multipurpose Liquid Glue (2)
  • Tear & Tape Adhesive
  • Adhesive Sheets
  • Mini Glue Dots
  • Foam Adhesive Strips
  • Fine-Tip Glue Pen
  • Foam Adhesive Sheets
  • Cling Adhesive
  • Shimmery Crystal Effects
  • Heat & Stick Powder
  • Silicone Craft Sheet – so handy for sticking down sticky stuff without sticking down what you don’t want to stick!

I’ll be placing the order for the adhesives with my host order on 16 Feb, so please be sure to send your selections right away when you order…otherwise I’ll pick one for you and send it out with your thank you gift!

Let me know if you have any questions and Happy Shopping and sticking!!


Now Available!

Hey Chick and Birthday Chick Bundles


Coming Soon!

Bring in the beauty of nature with the artistic designs of the Butterfly Brilliance Bundle and coordinating designer series paper, along with textured specialty paper that will put a pop of brilliance on every project. The Butterfly Brilliance Collection is already available for demonstrators.  The Customer sales period runs 2 March—3 May 2021. Check out the flyer and get all the details!


The Butterfly Brilliance stamp set and bundled Butterfly Wings Dies are EARLY RELEASE Products – meaning you’ll see them again in the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog!  Whoo-hoo!!

And – if you want these right now – I can help you do that!

If you join the Stampin’ Up! team now, you can select these goodies for your Starter Kit!  Or…fill your kit with other things you need and then purchase the suite with your shiny new 20% Demonstrator Discount!!  Give me a holler and I’ll get you all hooked up!  You’ll also be cashing in on the 200 FREE SHEETS of DSP by joining during Sale-A-Bration.  BONUS!!


Sale-A-Bration is The Best Time of Year at Stampin’ Up!

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

 

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

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

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

 

Cuz…not only do you get the amazing Starter Kit (you pay just $99 plus tac and select $125 in Stampin’ Up! product (including any pre-order items! 😉) – you’ll ALSO get…200 FREE SHEETS OF GORGEOUS DESIGNER SERIES PAPER!!

All the details are on my Stampin’ Up! Promotions Page – but if you’ve got any questions or would like to chat or need the current catalogs – let me know!  You can reach me at: stamps-n-lingers@comcast.net

Click here to purchase your Starter Kit and Get Started!


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Mossy Meadow Cardstock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and folded at 5 1/2″); Chick Dies die cut corn stalks

Old Olive Cardstock:  4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); Chick Dies die cut corn husks

Basic White Cardstock: Largest Oval Stitched Shapes Die (behind chicken); Chick Dies die cut chicken; 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner)

Bumble Bee Cardstock: Chick Dies die cut corn cobs

Soft Suede Cardstock: Chick Dies die cut coop, chicken wire and sentiment sign

2020-2022 In Color 6″ x 6″ 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 

When your mom cooks steak and all you get is…

…this stupid Stampin’ Dimensional cover.

Katy be like….

…don’t even THINK about it!

TTFN
M

 

Categories: For A Friend, Friendship, Galentine's, Hey Chick and Hey Birthday Chick Bundles, Ordering Special!, Recruiting Special, Sale-A-Bration 2021, Uncategorized, Video Tutorial | Tags: , , , , , | 8 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Heal Your Heart Paper Blooms 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 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!

We’re all playing with Sale-A-Bration products today and I selected the Heal Your Heart stamp set and the pretty Paper Blooms DSP .  These are both freebies at the $50 level – meaning when you spend $50 (before shipping & tax) you could select either of these products.  Now – fun fact – the Paper Blooms DSP coordinates with the In Bloom Bundle in the Jan – Jun 2021 Mini Catalog.  So….I called that SAB-Adjacent and used it in my card, too!  Take a look-see:

Here’s our challenge badge!

And – I also let the TGIF Challenge give me a hand!

I selected a card on page 3 of the Sale-A-Bration catalog as my inspiration!

I started with a piece of Paper Blooms DSP that I matted on Night of Navy for the card front.  Then I matted a piece of Basic White on Night of Navy and adhered it to the card front with Liquid Glue.

I used a few of the fun stitched dies in the Pierced Blooms set to cut out some of the flowers in the Paper Blooms DSP.  AND – I used some leaves and flower dies to cut flowers from the DSP in Petal Pink, Soft Sea Foam and Night of Navy.  There’s a design that has big bold circles of color – and you just cut your shapes right out of them!.

Finally, I cut some leaves from Soft Sea Foam cardstock.

On a piece of Soft Sea Foam, I stamped the Heal Your Heart sentiment in Night of Navy and cut it with the label die in Pierced Blooms.  Then I was ready to assemble my collage! 🙂

I started by adhering leaves and a flower with Liquid Glue.  Then I added a Gold Hoop Embellishment with a couple of Glue Dots.

I popped the sentiment on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and kept adding flowers and leaves.  It looked like it needed a bow – so I cut one with the Pierced Blooms die – using the Petal Pink circle of color on the Paper Blooms DSP.  Then I added it with a little Liquid Glue.

I adhered a few little flowers here and there around the collage.

Because I could and I love them so much, I added Champagne Rhinestones to the flower centers – and the center of the bow – and the card front was done!

On the inside, I stamped three In Bloom flowers in Petal Pink on a Basic White panel.  I added a couple of Soft Sea Foam stems and some Night of Navy flower centers.  And…Champagne Rhinestones!  Again…because I COULD! 🙂

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Night of Navy mat and into my Soft Sea Foam card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done.

My Basic White Medium Envelope got more In Bloom flowers on the front…

…and a little more of the Paper Blooms DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  Isn’t this Paper Blooms DSP pretty?  And the fact that you can cut stitched flowers from it using the Pierced Blooms die set (bundled with the In Bloom stamp set) is a really happy bonus!

And…Heal Your Heart remains one of my favorite sentiment sets!!

I hope you like!

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

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

Amy Koenders

Mary Deatherage – YOU ARE HERE!

Kristi Gray

Jaimie Babarczy

Sue Prather

Akiko Sudano

Karen Ksenzakovic

Have fun on the Hop!!

TTFN

M

 

 

 


HOST CODE FOR 16 JAN – 31 JAN: 9N4CPU92

Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift (AND the Monthly Card Tutorial) from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in any active Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!  See my Customer Rewards page for full details. You’ll also be getting a link to my ZOOM The Craftroom (an exclusive online event for my customers) and the monthly Online Tutorial.   The January Tutorial features the Sweet Strawberry Bundle!


YouTube Live – After Lunch Bunch!

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


Sale-A-Bration is The Best Time of Year at Stampin’ Up!

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

 

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

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

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

 

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

What’s in your Kit?

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

What are the Perks and bennies of being a Demonstrator?

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

And…what are the perks of joining with me?

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

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

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

Click here to purchase your Starter Kit and Get Started!


 Coming in February!!

 

Hey Chick and Birthday Chick Bundles

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

These are brand spankin’ new!!

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

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

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

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


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Soft Sea Foam Cardstock: 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ (card base, scored and folded at 4 1/4″); Pierced Blooms die cut leaves

Night of Navy Cardstock:  4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); 3 1/8″ x 4 3.8″ (mat for white panel on front)

Basic White Cardstock:  3″ x 4 1/4″ (white panel on front); 4″ x 5 1/4″ (inner liner)

Paper Blooms DSP:  4″ x 5 1/4″ (card front); Pierced Blooms Die cut leaves and flowers; envelope flap


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


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


Finn Fan Fix 

No FFF’s on Blog Hop Days!

TTFN

M

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

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

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

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

 

And here’s the challenge from Freshly Made Sketches.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I hope you like!

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

TTFN

M

 

 

 


HOST CODE FOR 1 JAN – 15 JAN: BBPADBD6 

Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift (AND the Monthly Card Tutorial) from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in any active Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!  See my Customer Rewards page for full details. You’ll also be getting a link to my ZOOM The Craftroom (an exclusive online event for my customers) and the monthly Online Tutorial.   The January Tutorial features the Sweet Strawberry Bundle!


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

Here’s the deets!

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

2. Don’t forget to add the Host Code below if your order is under $150 to get your free thank you gift (orders over $150 automatically get the free thank you gift!).

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

Happy Shopping, Saving and Peppermint-Gathering!

Head on over to my Online Store to get started!


Sale-A-Bration is Here!

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

 

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

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

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

 

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

What’s in your Kit?

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

What are the Perks and bennies of being a Demonstrator?

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

And…what are the perks of joining with me?

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

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

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

Click here to purchase your Starter Kit and Get Started!


NEW!  Basic White is HERE!

The following Basic White products are now available!


 

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


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

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

Happy bundling!


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

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

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

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

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


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


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


Finn Fan Fix 

Deny this face…anything.

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

Tell him no. 😉

TTFN
M

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Stampin’ Up! True Love Forever & Always 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 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!

Now – it is ALSO Christmas Eve!  Which means that – naturally – I have a Valentine’s/Anniversary/Love/Friendship card to share with you today! LOL!  I figure me showing you how to make a Christmas card is a little like…closing the barn door after the horse has left!  I’m looking forward – with the new Forever & Always stamp set with its bundled Always Dies, and some pretty black-and-white DSP from the True Love DSP.  These will be available to you on 5 Jan in the Jan-Jun 2021 Mini Catalog.  Take a look-see:

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Categories: 2021 Jan - Jun Mini Catalog, Anniversary, Any Occasion, Catalog Sneak Peek, For A Friend, Friendship, Jan - Jun 2021 Mini Catalog Sneak Peek, Love, New Catalog Launch, Retiring Products, Sneak peek, Uncategorized, Valentine's Day | Tags: , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Handsomely Suited Sneak Peek for the Around the World Blog Hop

Happy Happy Hawwmp Day!!  And welcome to another edition of the Around the World on Wednesday Blog Hop.   I hope you’ll sit down and spend a little time with us – regardless of where YOU are in the world! 🙂  I know you’re going to see some awesome projects!

Like most hops, we have a theme each month – and this month’s is “Something New – Something Old”!  That’s pretty easy right now – especially with the Pre-Order/Sneak Peek we demonstrators got from the new Jan – June 2021 Mini Catalog and 2021 Sale-A-Bration Brochure!! 🙂

So….I pulled out the fun Handsomely Suited bundle – with Suit & Ties Dies– and the masculine-themed Well Suited DSP.  Take a look-see!

The layout for this one is loosely inspired by this week’s CAS(E)This Sketch challenge.

And the colors are a nod to the Cupcake Inspiration challenge.

So…being that this was my first go with the Suit & Tie Dies, I used the samples in the Mini Catalog to help me design my bespoke suit!

I first cut a piece of the Well Suited DSP in a quiet Basic Gray pinstrip to the size of my card front (3 3/4″ x 5″).  Then, using the “V” die in Suite & Ties – I cut out the front of the suit.

I adhered the “suit” to a piece of Whisper White cardstock – making sure to NOT use any Liquid Glue around the bottom of the “V”.  Then I adhered the whole thing to a Night of Navy and a Pacific Point mat.

I stamped a tie image in Night of Navy on Pacific Point and cut it with the die in the Suite & Tie set.

And – I cut a “shirt collar” in Whisper White.

I slid the end of the tie into the bottom of the “V” behind the DSP and adhered it to the piece of Whisper White.  Then I used Liquid Glue to adhere the collar on – making sure the top of the tie was tucked in.

I used the Suit-collar die and cut another piece of the Basic Gray pinstripe Well Suited DSP and popped that in place with Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I decided a button was in order, so I cut one from Night of Navy with the die in the set and adhered it with Liquid Glue.

I stamped the Handsomely Suited sentiment in Night of Navy on a piece of Whisper White and punched it with the Tailored Tag Punch.

Sorry.  Had to do it!

I added some “faux stitches” with my Pacific Point Stampin’ Write Marker.

I used the little “pocket” die in the Suit & Tie Dies to cut two flowery pockets, which I adhered – pointy ends up – to the back of the Tailored Tag sentiment.  Then I popped it onto the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Tip:  as I look at the picture above – I can just see the Dimensional under the suit collar.  When you make this card – use Black Stampin’ Dimensionals! 😉

I added a few Misty Moonlight 2020-2022 In Color Enamel Dots – one to the sentiment and one to the tie (like a tie tack) and the card front was done!

On the inside, I added a second sentiment from Handsomely Suited in Night of Navy ink to a Whisper White panel.  Then I stamped a line of ties across the bottom – alternating between Night of Navy and Pacific Point.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to Night of Navy and Pacific Point mats and into my Basic Gray card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got more of the ties across the front…

…and a little of the flowery Well Suited DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  This is a really cool stamp set and dies, y’all!  Perfect for manly birthday or Father’s Day cards!  The Handsomely Suited stamp set – with the bundled Suit & Tie Dies lets you really get creative with your “clothing”!

I’ve even heard tell that you can make a lab coat!  I think my vet men and women NEED that, don’t you?!?

I love love love the papers in the Well Suited DSP!  The colors are great – and the designs are perfectly suited (sorry.  not sorry) for the tie dies in the bundle!

Right?!?  I hope you like – and are making a list!!

If you want to recreate this card – all the Stampin’ Up! products you need are listed down below along with the card cuts!

Now that you’ve seen my card, take a minute to hop thru all our projects today.  As I said earlier – we’ve got folks from across the globe…

If you click on the Next Blog button, you’ll go right to Shel Anderson’s page.  Or – you can click on the names below to go direct to all the blogs!

Angela Meiritz-Reid – NZ
Tatiana Tobin – AU
Rochelle Laird-Smith – AU
Cheryll Miller – AU
Satomi Wellard – JP
Melissa Gifford – AU
Danielle Kassing – NL
Aurélie Fabre – FR
Mikaela Titheridge – UK
Annette Ball – CA
Angie McKenzie – US
Mary Deatherage – US – THIS IS ME!
Shel Anderson – CA
Chris Smith – US
Anne Marie Hile – US
Brenda Nelson – CA
Tricia Butts – US
Elaine de Montmorency – CA
Sharon Hashimoto Burkert – US
Teri West – US
Cheryl Hamilton – US

Have fun on the hop! 🙂

TTFN

M

 

 


HOST CODE FOR 1 DEC – 15 DEC: J4NNCNV7

Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift (AND the Monthly Card Tutorial) from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in any active Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!  See my Customer Rewards page for full details. You’ll also be getting a link to my ZOOM The Craftroom (an exclusive online event for my customers) and the monthly Online Tutorial.   The December Tutorial features the Arrange A Wreath Bundle!


The Stampin’ Up! Year End Clearance is LIVE – and the Clearance Rack has been updated with brand new products!!

Stampin’ Up!’s Giant Year-End Closeout runs thru 4 Jan 2021 – but…all retiring goodies on the list are WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!!  And – at these prices – as high as 50% off – your favorites are likely to sell selling out FAST!  So…don’t delay!

This event is the perfect time to shop! You’ll get deep discounts on your favorite products from the August–December 2020 Mini Catalog!

Click here to download the full list of items on sale – sorted by their discount!

If you’re more of a Visual person – here you go!  Fair warning, though – this is a dated list…it is SO yesterday morning! – so…some of these things may already be sold out.  I told you – they’re going like hotcakes in a firehouse!

50% off!

40% off!

30% off!

20% off!

10% off!

There are a lot more items on the list that are not discounted but are leaving us at the end of this catalog period (4 Jan 2021 at 11:50pm Mountain Time)

Sale Dates:  8 December 2020 through 4 January 2021

  • No minimum purchase required.
  • Retiring items are available while supplies last.
  • Exclusions apply: Carryover items will not be discounted.
  • Due to increased shipping times and possible shipping delays during the month of December, we can’t guarantee delivery before Christmas.
  • Ordering Deadlines:  January 4, 2021 at 11:50 PM (MT)

And – as if that wasn’t good enough to make y’all happy shoppers….

Stampin’ Up! has ALSO added more goodies to the Clearance Rack!! The Clearance Rack features goodies with savings up to 60% off!!  Whoo-hoo!!  Everything there is ALSO only WHILE SUPPLIES LAST so… getcha some lickety split quick!

Happy shopping and money-saving!!


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

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

Pacific Point Cardstock:  4″ x 5 1/4″ (bottom mats for card front and for inner liner)

Night of Navy Cardstock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (second mats for card front and for inner liner); Suit & Tie Die cut “button”

Whisper White Cardstock: 3 5/8″ x 4 7/8″ (panel behind “suit”); Tailored Tag Punch (sentiment); 3 3/4″ x 5″ (inner liner); Suit & Tie Die cut shirt collar

Well Suited DSP: 3 3/4″ x 5″ (card front); Suit & Tie Die cut shirt collar and “pocket squares”; 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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Stamp-N-Storage Cyber Monday SALE!

YEAH for Cyber Monday!!  Even MORE savings from Stamp-N-Storage but…it’s all TODAY ONLY!!!

 

5×7 MAGNET CARDS – TODAY ONLY!
FREE WITH ANY $75 ORDER

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Stampin’ Up! Merry & Bright Online Extravaganza has Begun!

Going on Now!!

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Stampin’ Up! Cherish a Fun Fold Video Tutorial Sneak Peek

Morning, y’all!  Today’s the last day of #OnStage@Home event – and I’m excited to see what all they’ve got in store for us!

We’ll be done in time that I’m planning to go live for a bit this evening on my Stamps-N-Lingers FB page!  I’ll be on at 7pm Eastern with a super easy fun-fold card for you to make for Christmas.  Here’s a sneaky peek!

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