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Stampin’ Up! Seas The Day with Special Moments Birthday with Video Tutorial

Well – here we are on Sunday – I’m looking out the window at…not snow.  Not ice.  Not…nuthin’.  Heck – it’s not even all that cold.  Guess the brine all over the road yesterday when we went out – no, we really DID need food, we were NOT “prepping”.  No toilet paper came home with us.  Okay – a LOT of milk came home but…it’s for our yoghurt, okay?!?

Anyway – as I was saying before you gave me the “really, Mary – PREPPING for the storm like eveyr other snowpocalypsaggedon fearmonger in Atlanta” look – guess that brine was a Just In Case thing! 😉

If you were able to join me last night for my Facebook Live – I appreciate you spending part of your weekend with me. 🙂  If not – and you’d like to have a peek at the replay – here ’tis on YouTube!

When we were in Maui, we went snorkeling.  We saw so many fish in so many colors – just like in a tropical fish store! – and it was beyond cool.  So when I saw the fun new Seas the Day stamp set with the amazingly cool Sea Dies, I knew I wanted to use them to try to re-create that picture!  AND – with the  advent of the Simply Marbleous 6″ x 6″ DSP (FREE during Sale-a-Bration with a qualifying order) – I knew just what to do.  Take a look-see:

The layout for this one was loosely inspired – I flipped it – by the sketch side of the FUSION Challenge!

I started by adhering a piece of new Simply Marbleous DSP onto the front of my Misty Moonlight cardbase with Liquid Glue.  Then I stamped some “bubbles” in Night of Navy.

Then I did some cutting!  I cut out the big Sea Dies frame from a card-front-sized piece of Misty Moonlight cardstock.  I used the same die to cut a frame from the pink design in the Simply Marbleous DSP – then I fussy cut just the coral from that frame.

I inked the fun little octopus with Blackberry Bliss ink – using the pad AND a Sponge Dauber – and stamped it on more of the Simply Marbleous DSP.  Then I cut it out with the die from the Sea set.  Using Liquid Glue – I adhered the octo-pod to the frame – sort of weaving his arms in and around the frame.  I adhered the fussy cut coral to the back of the frame.

I used Stampin’ Dimensionals – staying along the outside of the panel (so that I could tuck my decorations inside!) – to adhere the frame to the front of the card.

I inked the fishes up and stamped some in Night of Navy (on the same Pool Party Marbleous paper) and some in Mango Melody (on the yellow Marbleous paper) then cut them out with the Sea Dies.

The Sea Die Set has a couple of grass and leaves dies – and I used them to cut an Evening Evergreen and a few Soft Succulent pieces from 2021-2023 In Color Shimmer Vellum.

Using Liquid Glue, I tucked the grasses inside the frame.  Then I used a combination of Liquid Glue and Stampin’ Dimensionals to adhere all the fish.

For the sentiment, I stamped a Special Moments (ANOTHER free product – this one is available with a $100 purchase during Sale-A-Bration!) sentiment in Blackberry Bliss on a strip of the pink Simply Marbleous DSP and snipped a banner in the end.  Then I adhered it to the frame with Liquid Glue.

I cut two fun little starfish from a piece of Rainbow Glimmer Paper and used Liquid Glue and Dimensionals to adhere them to the end of the sentiment.

I added some Iridescent Rhinestone Basic Jewels to the sentiment and here and there around my little undersea scene – and the card front was done!

On the inside, I added a sentiment from the Seas The Day set in Blackberry Bliss to a Basic White panel.  In the corner, I stamped the grass image twice in Soft Succulent – without re-inking between stamps.  Tip: this is called “stamping off” or “second generation” stamping and is a great way to get a “different” color with just one ink pad! 🙂  I added a few more Iridescent Rhinestone “bubbles”, too!

I used Liquid Glue to adhere another watery piece of the Simply Marbleous DSP to the inside of the card.  Then I matted the Basic White panel on Misty Moonlight and adhered it with Liquid Glue and the card was done.

My Basic White Medium Envelope got more of the Soft Succulent grasses from Seas The Day on the front…

…and more Simply Marbleous DSP (plus a few Night of Navy fishes and bubbles!) on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  I love how this Seas The Day bundle – with the uber-cool Sea Die set – lets me “snorkle” without…being cold!  And yes.  The Maui waters were COLD!  I wanted a birthday card so the Special Moments set came thru like a champ!

I hope you like!

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

And…I’ve also created a printable PDF with written instructions and a list of the products used to create this project.  You can download, print and/or save it by clicking this image:

Missed any tutorials?  You can check out my past projects right here!

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 January Tutorial features the Honeybee Home Bundle!  


STAMP-N-STORAGE SALE THRU 17 JAN 2022!

To help on your journey to an organized craft space, Stamp-N-Storage is offering a 10% OFF sale on all Paper Holders, Ink Pad Holders, and Marker Holders. For your savings add coupon code 8WEEKS3 during the checkout process.

Sale ends at midnight CST, January 17, 2022 – and it’s on some of my most used favorites!  In fact – I JUST got a SECOND Marker Holder for Stampin’ Blends.

Paper.  Inks.  Markers.  We all have them – and we all need them handy and organized and staying ready-to-go!  And, for me – Stamp-N-Storage is the best and highest quality there is!

Don’t forget to use the code: 8WEEKS3 when you checkout, okay??

PLEASE NOTE:  I do receive a small affiliate fee when you use my Stamp-n-Storage shopping links.  But – you’ve seen plenty of pictures of my stamping space – both at home and when I’ve traveled! – and you KNOW that I am a HUGE fan and love their quality products!!  I recommend them to everyone!


As is the case with ALL our Stampin’ Up! Sale-a-Brations, the January – February Sale-a-bration event has a SHOP, HOST and JOIN promotion!  Check it out!

SHOP!

There are 7 new products (4 stamp sets and 3 paper packs) that are available as free items to choose from with a Level 1 order (free with an order of $50+) and 2 new items (1 stamp set and paper BUNDLE and and an amazing Sentiment set!) that are available as free choices with a Level 2 order (free with an order of $100+).  So many good things to pick from!

HOST!

There’s also a great new host exclusive stamp set called Calming Camelia that you can pick up for FREE with either a personal order of $300+ or a party with sales totaling $300+!  Drop me an email at stamps-n-lingers@comcast.net if you’re interested in setting up a personal host code for you and your friends to use – when you collect orders to reach the $300 retail point then you’ll get this cool sentiment-only stamp set for FREE!  And that’s on TOP of the free Sale-A-Bration picks you’ll have!

JOIN – HERE’S THE BEST PART OF ALL!

If you didn’t have a long list at the START of this blog post, I’m guessing you do, now! I can help you with that! AND – get you hooked up for a 20-25% discount on EVERYTHING you purchase?  Joining the team is the way to score that discount and now is a super stupendous time to do that!

Cuz….we’ve got an AMAZEBALLS JOINING PROMOTION during Sale-A-Bration!  As always – when you purchase our Starter Kit for $99 + taxes (if applicable), the kit ships for FREE AND you get to pick $125 in Stampin’ Up! merchandise (that is ANYthing you want!).

BUT – when you purchase the kit during this Sale-a-bration (4 Jan – 28 Feb 2022) you’ll ALSO get to select any TWO stamp sets for FREE!!  That is ANY stamp set in ANY catalog (with the small exception of Host and Sale-A-Bration sets!) – at any price!

What’s in your Kit?

  • $125 in Stampin’ Up! merchandise of your choice from the current Annual Catalog, Jan – Jun 2022 Mini Catalog or the online store (includes clearance rack items!).
  • TWO FREE STAMP SETS of YOUR choice!
  • 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 2022-2023 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!

If you have any questions about joining, please drop me a note at stamps-n-lingers@comcast.net I’d be happy to chat with you and I’d love to have you on my Critters-N-Creatin’ Krew team!  You can also see additional information here or on my Stampin’ Up! site!

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: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and folded at 5 1/2″); 4″ x 5 1/4″ (die cut card front); 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (mat for inner liner)

Basic White Cardstock: 3 3/4″ x 5″ (inner liner)

2021-2023 In Color Shimmer Vellum: Seas Die cut grasses (1 large in Evening Evergreen, 2 small in Soft Succulent)

Simply Marbleous DSP: 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ (front and inside of card): Seas Die cut coral; Seas die cut fish (3 blue, 2 yellow); 3″ x 6″ (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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Finn Fan Fix 

This photo – a close-up – really tells a story of love and devotion.

Two traits that dogs the world over are known for.

And Finn – my sweet velcro dog – is no exception.

His love for me is…boundless.

Or…is it?

He DOES love me – and it IS boundless.  But – he’s got a big enough heart to ALSO give a lot of love and devotion to …POPCORN! 😉

Lucky for the popcorn!

TTFN
M

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Stampin’ Up! Grassy Grove Triple Easel Fun Fold with Video Tutorial

Well – good morning on Friday!!  And…is this a long weekend for some of you?  Martin Luther King Day – for some will be a day off – if that’s you – hope you’ve got something fun planned. 🙂

If you were able to join me yesterday for my YouTube live – I appreciate you spending part of your week with me. 🙂  If not – and you’d like to have a peek at the replay -here ’tis on YouTube!

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Stampin’ Up! Flowering Tulip Fields & Windmills with a Video Tutorial!

Hello and happy Sunday!  Hope your weekend is going well. 🙂

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 you’d like to see the replay – here ’tis!

I got the idea – roughly – for this card while cutting all the pretty Shares papers!  When the Flowering Fields DSP came up – my brain saw the sketch from the Global Design Project and…I had a starting point.  As I worked with the paper and the sentiments from the Flowering Tulips stamp set – I bumped up my design as bit.  It ended up NEEDING a few fun die cuts from the Windmill Fields die set – and a sweet little border on the inside from the bundled Tulip Fields stamp set.  Take a look-see:

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Stampin’ Up! Hello Beautiful Shapes & Abstract Beauty with a Video Tutorial

Morning, guys!  And happy Friday!  I hope your week has been good and that the weekend has something fun in store!

Just a tiny recap…TOMORROW is the last day to save on my Special Bundles from the Jan – Jun 2022 Mini Catalog!  It’s a great way to gather up some goodies AND save a little cashola at the same time!  Get the deets here!

And – the Double Peppermints Ordering Special is still in play for you – thru the 11th!

Okay.  Card.  If you were able to join me yesterday for my YouTube video then you got to see this one being made in real time and I appreciate you spending part of your week with me!  If not – but you’d like to see the replay – here ’tis!

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Stampin’ Up! Honeybee Home Sneak Peek Easel Fun Fold with Video Tutorial

Well – good Christmas Eve morning!  I hope that you’re all ready for a relaxed and happy couple of days with friends and family.

AFTER you get all the last minute running around hecticraziness done today, of course!

Just think of all the calories you’re burning off TODAY – so that you can go for it TOMORROW!! (check out today’s Finn Fan Fix – we’re enjoying a cookie coma this morning!).

WAIT – check out the car…..never mind.  Come back when you’re done…🤷‍♀️

So, if you were able to join me last yesterday for my YouTube Live, I appreciate you spending part of your Christmas Eve Eve with me.  If not, but you’d like to watch the replay on YouTube – here ’tis!

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Stampin’ Up! Holly Jolly Christmas to Remember Gift Card Holder – with Video!

Good morning, y’all – hope your week is going well!  I delivered the last of the cookie plates yesterday – and was able to have a nice chat with my friend, who I hadn’t seen for a while!  We ended up agreeing that the four of us WILL have dinner sometime in January.

We even held our feet to the fire and specified….January 2022!! Way to commit, right??! 🙂

My card today is actually TWO cards – my last gift card holders of the 2021 gift-giving season.  I like, and also hate!, giving gift cards.  They’re always the right color – they always fit – they’re always “just what they wanted”.  But…I feel sort of guilty giving them, too.  I always feel like I should have dithered and stressed over the gift more.  But…in lieu of that – I DO like to make a pretty gift card holder.

So…I used the carrying-over Christmas Season stamp set and Christmas to Remember Bundle, with some gorgeous (and ALSO carrying over – eventually!) Painted Christmas DSP.  And – for one of the holders – I grabbed a sentiment from the RETIRING Holly Jolly Wishes set.  Take a look-see:

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Stampin’ Up! Daffodil Daydream Special Moments Sneak Peek with Video Tutorial

Happy Sunday, y’all!  Hope your weekend has been going well.  I think – THINK! – all my need-to-mail things are…mailed.  Mostly.  Okay – so there’s one more package that’ll need to go tomorrow.  But I’m SOOO close…I’m calling it good.  And I got pretty much all the baking done.  Unless I come across a recipe I just have to make.  I always forget how much I enjoy baking until I’m back in the kitchen.  How about you – is baking a happy-place for you?  Or…? 🙂

If you were able to join me last night for my Facebook Live, I appreciate you spending part of your last-weekend-before-Christmas with me.  If not, but you’d like to watch the replay on YouTube – here ’tis!

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Stampin’ Up! Poinsettia Petals Heart & Home Christmas Card with Video Tutorial

Happy Sunday, y’all!  Hope your weekend has been going well.  To any of you who may have been affected by the tornadoes over the weekend – my thoughts and prayers are with you! 🙁

If you were able to join me last night for my Facebook Live, I appreciate you spending part of your weekend with me.  If not, but you’d like to watch the replay on YouTube – here ’tis!

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Stampin’ Up! Artfully Layered Sneak Peek with Video Tutorial

Good morning and happy two-weeks-before Christmas Eve!  Yes – it’s true.  Two weeks from today is Christmas Eve.

Yikes!  I am SO not ready.  So.  Not.  Ready.

But.  What IS ready is a card.  Perhaps I have my priorities messed up – no baking done, nothing wrapped/packed/mailed, few things gathered up. But I DO have a card today! 🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️

If you were able to join me yesterday afternoon to watch me make this one on my YouTube Live, I appreciate you spending part of your day with me.  If not, but you’d like to watch the replay on YouTube – here ’tis!

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Stampin’ Up! Amazing Silhouette & Thanks Sneak Peek with Video Tutorial

Good morning and happy Sunday!  Hope your weekend is going well!  HOPE you’re not a Dawg’s Fan cuz…if you ARE…you’re a bit bummed out today! 🙁  Beating Alabama is not a trivial task and – sadly – the Dawg’s weren’t up for the task yesterday. 🙁

I spent a LOOONG time on last night’s FB live (and those of you who hung in there with me – thank you!)!  We did a pretty pink and gray card using a new stamp bundle and then I spent the bulk of the video giving y’all a look at the goodies that were in my second pre-order from the Jan – Jun 2022 Mini Catalog.  If you missed it – and want to check it out – here ’tis on YouTube!

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