Posts Tagged With: Birthday Card

Stampin’ Up! Tasteful Boho Indigo Birthday Card

Good morning, y’all!  Before we get going – I want to thank all the folks who’ve sent Birthday cards these last few days!  My – what a great group of happy mail!  I am very blessed to have so many folks who care enough about me to send their beautiful creations!  I’ll be sharing them with y’all this week!!

Now – for my card – I pulled out the amazeballs new Boho Indigo Product Medley and paired it with a Tasteful Labels die.   Take a look-see:

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

And the color scheme is based on the CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge.

I started with one of the gorgeous Night of Navy patterns that are part of the Boho Indigo Product Medley and matted it on Real Red for the card front.

On a piece of Whisper White, I stamped the sentiment – from the included Boho Indigo stamp set – in Real Red.  Then I cut it with a Tasteful Labels die.

I used a few Glue Dots to adhere a Gold Hoop Embellishment to the card front.  Then I popped the sentiment label over top with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On more Whisper White, I stamped the triple-flower image from the Boho Indigo set in So Saffron and cut them out with the matching dies in the Boho Indigo Die Set.

I adhered the flowers with Dimensionals and Liquid Glue.

Finally, I adhered some of the uber-sweet little Paper Flowers – yep, also in the Boho Indigo Product Medley! – to the die-cut flowers – and the card front was done!

On the inside, I adhered a Real Red-matted strip of the Boho Indigo DSP to a Whisper White panel.  I stamped some So Saffron flowers onto the panel as well.

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

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got more Boho Indigo flowers in So Saffron on the front…

…and more of the Boho Indigo DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  Wow – that’s what I have to say about the Boho Indigo Product Medley, y’all!  It is just gorgeous!!  And it is chock-a-block full of beautiful Designer Paper, the exclusive stamp set and matching dies, sweet paper flowers, label die cuts, two ribbons and some lovely embossed cardstock panels!

Just add some “staples” and you’re ready to create!!  I hope you love it as much as I do! 🙂

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

TTFN

M

 

 


HOST CODE FOR 16 JUN – 30 JUN: 7F4JP7U6

The June Tutorial features the Celebrate Sunflowers Bundle!

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 Rewards page for full details.


Want To Be Part of Our Fun Team??

I’d Love to See YOUR Face in Our Team Get Togethers!

Take a look-see at the June Stampin’ Up! Joining Special! 


We’ve got an amazing new Joining Special  – just in time for the new Catalog!

It’s a bundle bash!  If you’ve been thinking about becoming a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator, now’s the perfect time to join. Not only will you get the Starter Kit—already a great value at $99 for $125 worth of products—but for a limited time, you’ll get to select ANY Bundle from the new 2020–2021 Annual Catalog for FREE.

And – there are THIRTY-FOUR to pick from!

There could not be a better time to join the Team!!

THERE’S NO RISK!

NO PRESSURE OR OBLIGATION TO SELL TO OTHERS

NO PENALTY TO DROP

SAVE 20% ON EVERYTHING YOU PURCHASE! 

Check out some of the benefits of joining…

  • See (and purchase from!!) all the new catalogs ahead of everyone else!
  • Get 20%–25% off all Stampin’ Up! products.
  • Earn additional income based on your sales and recruiting–just how much extra income is up to you.
  • Set your own schedule and put in as much (or as little) time as you’d like.
  • Get online training resources, events, and a demonstrator-only online community with thousands of project ideas.
  • Access to regular promotions!
  • Opportunity to earn incentive trips.
  • Learn creative tips and techniques, share ideas, and meet new friends who love papercrafting as much as you do!

I WELCOME HOBBY STAMPERS!  Purchase the $99 starter kit (and pick $125 worth of product! – PLUS that FREE BUNDLE!) and join Stampin’ Up! thru me and you’ll instantly become a member of my exclusive Critters-N-Creatin’ Krew Online Community!  It’s always a fun, pressure-free environment ((prizes, resources, ideas, friendship) and you’ll have the chance to share your work in our Monthly Challenges and maybe win the draw!

If you’d like more info on the benefits of joining Stampin’ Up! with me – you can check it out on my Join My Team page – or…give me a holler.


Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog Kickoff Celebration

3 – 30 June 2020

The brand new 2020–2021 Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog is live and Stampin’ Up! is having a celebration!

Anyone who places an order of $250+ or holds a party with $250+ in sales during the month of June will receive $25 in extra Stampin’ Rewards!!  So, THAT means that you’ll earn $50 in Stampin’ Rewards with any order or party of $250+ that is submitted between June 3 and June 30! Yay!!!!

Here are the details:

  • Customer, workshop and online order types all qualify for this promotion.
  • Starter Kit orders do not qualify for this promotion.  But you CAN use your host cash toward the purchase of your Starter Kit…holler at me for details!
  • Paper Pumpkin prepaid subscriptions count toward a qualifying purchase. Month-to-month subscriptions do not qualify for this promotion.
  • The qualifying amount must be reached with merchandise prior to shipping and tax.
  • The $25 additional Stampin’ Rewards for this promotion will only be awarded once per order/party.
  • Order Deadline:  30 June 20; 11:50 PM (MT)

Here’s a flyer with the details, click on the image to open it to full-size.

Want to host a catalog party??

Drop me a note if you’d like to set up a catalog party!  I can set up a host code for you and you can have your stamping friends place orders with your host code.  If your party reaches $250 in sales, you’ll get that extra $25 in host cash when we close out your party!   If you’re interested, holler at me for all the deets!

Let me know if you have any questions.  Have fun making your shopping list!


New Online Host Club Starting in July!

Would you like to build up your Stampin’ Up! tool chest a little at a time?  Would you like to also receive host benefits? An Online Host Club might be the perfect solution for you!  I’ve got openings in the Club starting in July – which is great for the Annual Catalog AND for the 2020 Aug – Dec Mini Catalog!

You’ll be the “Host” – in quotes because you get all of the benefits and none of the work! – during the 6 months…

Check my Online Host Club 2020 page for all the details!


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

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

Real Red Card Stock:  4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); 7/8″ x 4″ (mat for inside liner DSP strip)

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

Boho Indigo DSP:  3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front); 3/4″ x 3 7/8″ (inside liner DSP strip); 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


I don’t actually think this picture needs any caption.

I feel sure it speaks for itself.

In case I was wrong and it’s not self-explanatory – here’s what happened.

That cat jumped up on the arm of the chair, where the Dad had left a paper towel and his phone.

When the cat jumped up there – the phone AND the paper towel fell to the floor.

Finn – helpful as always – retrieved the paper towel to bring to the mom for disposal.

Why?  What did YOU think had happened??

TTFN
M

Categories: 2020-2021 Annual Catalog, Happy Birthday, Joining Special, Ordering Special!, Special Promotions | Tags: , , , , | 16 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Whale Done Mate for the Amy’s Inkin’ Krew Blog Hop

Good morning, y’all – welcome to another edition of Amy’s Inkin’ Krew Team blog hop!  Each month we make projects centered around a theme – and this month our theme is Birthdays!  We can interpret that any way we want – so…be sure to check and see everyone’s projects – we’ve got a bunch of talented ladies hopping with us this month!

I’ve been wanting to play with the new Whale Done stamp set and the amazing Whale of a Time DSP since I saw it in the new catalog.  So…I was really happy to see a birthday sentiment in it so I could use it today!  And…I did – and even paired it with another GREAT stamp set – the Many Mates set.  Take a look-see:

 

The layout for this one is from this week’s FabFriday sketch challenge.

I started with a piece of Pacific Point card stock.  Using the coral image from Whale Done, I stamped all over the panel in Pacific Point ink.  Then I used Pretty Peacock to stamp the fish-school image and the bubbles.

Once the panel was covered, I embossed it in the new Seabed 3D Embossing Folder.  Y’all – this might be my fave folder yet!  I mean…look at this beauty!!

Once I’d embossed the panel, I trimmed it to 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ and then adhered it to the front of my Pacific Point card base with Liquid Glue.

I cut two pieces of the STUNNING new Whale of a Time DSP…

On the fishes panel, I inked and stamped a sentiment from Many Mates in Versamark Ink.  Then I sprinkled it with White Stampin’ Emboss Powder and heated it up with my Heat Tool.

I matted both panels on Bumble Bee cardstock.

I adhered the Calypso Coral panel with Liquid Glue, then popped the sentiment panel on top with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Using little dabs of Liquid Glue, I adhered a bunch of little Whale of a Time Sequins – and the card front was done!

On the inside, I stamped the Whale Done sentiment in Pacific Point on a Whisper White panel.  Across the bottom, I added some Pacific Point coral, Pretty Peacock fishes and stamped-off-once Pretty Peacock bubbles.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Bumble Bee mat and into the Pacific Point card base and the card was done.

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got more of the Whale Done undersea scene on the front…

…and more of the Calypso Coral Whale of a Time DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  I am really loving this Whale Done stamp set – and it’s got a matching (and bundled!) punch!

And – I’ve said it before and will say it again…the Many Mates set is a real WORKHORSE of a sentiment set – and one you NEED in your stash!

I hope you like – and…yep.  Have added them all to your want-it-gotta-get-it 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, I hope you’ll take a little time to jump thru all the other projects we have to share. Click any name below, or you can use the Previous Blog button to jump back to Jaimie’s page or the Next Blog button to see what Terry Lynn’s been up to!

Karen Ksenzakovic

Leslie Larkin

Akiko Sudano

Karen Finkle

Jaimie Babarczy

Mary Deatherage – YOU ARE HERE!

Terry Lynn Bright

Donna Leonard

Amy Koenders

Have fun on the hop! 🙂

TTFN

M

 

 

 


HOST CODE FOR 1 JUN – 15 JUN: VEKRRJF6

The June Tutorial features the Celebrate Sunflowers Bundle!

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 Rewards page for full details.


Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog Kickoff Celebration

3 – 30 June 2020

The brand new 2020–2021 Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog is live and Stampin’ Up! is having a celebration!

Anyone who places an order of $250+ or holds a party with $250+ in sales during the month of June will receive $25 in extra Stampin’ Rewards!!  So, THAT means that you’ll earn $50 in Stampin’ Rewards with any order or party of $250+ that is submitted between June 3 and June 30! Yay!!!!

Here are the details:

  • Customer, workshop and online order types all qualify for this promotion.
  • Starter Kit orders do not qualify for this promotion.  But you CAN use your host cash toward the purchase of your Starter Kit…holler at me for details!
  • Paper Pumpkin prepaid subscriptions count toward a qualifying purchase. Month-to-month subscriptions do not qualify for this promotion.
  • The qualifying amount must be reached with merchandise prior to shipping and tax.
  • The $25 additional Stampin’ Rewards for this promotion will only be awarded once per order/party.
  • Order Deadline:  30 June 20; 11:50 PM (MT)

Here’s a flyer with the details, click on the image to open it to full-size.

Want to host a catalog party??

Drop me a note if you’d like to set up a catalog party!  I can set up a host code for you and you can have your stamping friends place orders with your host code.  If your party reaches $250 in sales, you’ll get that extra $25 in host cash when we close out your party!   If you’re interested, holler at me for all the deets!

Let me know if you have any questions.  Have fun making your shopping list!


Want to Join Us?

Check out the June Stampin’ Up! Joining Special! 


We’ve got an amazing new Joining Special  – just in time for the new Catalog!

It’s a bundle bash!  If you’ve been thinking about becoming a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator, now’s the perfect time to join. Not only will you get the Starter Kit—already a great value at $99 for $125 worth of products—but for a limited time, you’ll get to select ANY Bundle from the new 2020–2021 Annual Catalog for FREE.

There could not be a better time to join the Team!!

THERE’S NO RISK!

NO PRESSURE OR OBLIGATION TO SELL TO OTHERS

NO PENALTY TO DROP

SAVE 20% ON EVERYTHING YOU PURCHASE! 

Check out some of the benefits of joining…

  • See (and purchase from!!) all the new catalogs ahead of everyone else!
  • Get 20%–25% off all Stampin’ Up! products.
  • Earn additional income based on your sales and recruiting–just how much extra income is up to you.
  • Set your own schedule and put in as much (or as little) time as you’d like.
  • Get online training resources, events, and a demonstrator-only online community with thousands of project ideas.
  • Access to regular promotions!
  • Opportunity to earn incentive trips.
  • Learn creative tips and techniques, share ideas, and meet new friends who love papercrafting as much as you do!

I WELCOME HOBBY STAMPERS!  Purchase the $99 starter kit (and pick $125 worth of product! – PLUS that FREE BUNDLE!) and join Stampin’ Up! thru me and you’ll instantly become a member of my exclusive Critters-N-Creatin’ Krew Online Community!  It’s always a fun, pressure-free environment ((prizes, resources, ideas, friendship) and you’ll have the chance to share your work in our Monthly Challenges and maybe win the draw!

If you’d like more info on the benefits of joining Stampin’ Up! with me – you can check it out on my Join My Team page – or…give me a holler.


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Pacific Point Card Stock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored folded at 5 1/2″); 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ (embossed card front)

Bumble Bee Card Stock:  3 5/8″ x 4 5/8″ (mats for two front panels); 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mat for inner liner)

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

Whale of a Time DSP:  3 1/2″ x 4 1/2″ (two front panels); 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: 2020-2021 Annual Catalog, Happy Birthday, Joining Special, New Catalog Launch, New Product, Recruiting Special, Special Promotions | Tags: , , , , , , | 30 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Vintage Blossoms in Bloom Birthday With Video Tutorial

Good morning and happy Friday.  It’s been quite a week, has it not?  I surely don’t know where we’re headed from here – it all feels broken.  Maybe we can all help – be kind.  To EVERYone.  Let’s see if that works.  It surely can’t hurt!

And – let’s maybe spread some beauty and love – with our cards, shall we?  We’ve seen the smiles that our paper creations can bring – the comfort in hard times.  The moment of lightness in dark days.  They seem like little things – paper, ink, some ribbon…Dimensionals!  But – sometimes they are just THE thing.

Well – that was a lot deeper than I planned.  Sorry!

But I’m totally right.

Admit it.  😉

If you were able to join me for my YouTube video yesterday – I appreciate you spending some of your day with me!  If not, but you’d like to see the replay…here ’tis!

We all send cards for birthdays – and today’s would be a great one!  It uses the new and WUNNERMUS Blossoms in Bloom bundle with its spectacular floral images and the stunning die cuts.  Take a look-see:

This one is going in the pot for the floral theme challenge at the Global Design Project.

And I think it works as a layered card for The Card Concept, too!

The florals for this one are reminscent of a card I saw created by Anna Helman over at Stampin Scrapping and More! 🙂

I started off by cutting the large floral die cut from the Many Layered Blossoms from a piece of Brass Foil.  Before I cut it – I stuck the Brass Foil onto a piece of Adhesive Sheet.

Next, I placed a piece of Very Vanilla cardstock into my Stamparatus and used it to stamp the large floral from Blossoms in Bloom.  I placed my die cut onto the card front and used it to correctly place all the stamps.

The large blue flowers were first.  I inked them with Seaside Spray ink, spritzed them with water and then stamped them.  I dried the image off and then used a Sponge Dauber to add some Misty Moonlight in the middle of the flowers.

I repeated the stamp placement using the die cut for the small flowers – stamped in Highland Heather – and the leaves – stamped in Old Olive daubed with Mossy Meadow.

I ran the panel thru my die cutting and embossing machine in the Tasteful Textile 3D Embossing Folder, then I sponged it with Crumb Cake using a wedge of Stampin’ Sponge.  Finally, I matted the panel on Mossy Meadow.

I pulled the backing off the die cut and adhered it to the card front.

On a piece of Very Vanilla, I stamped the Blossoms in Bloom sentiment in Mossy Meadow and cut it with an Ornate Frames die.  Then I embossed it in the Tasteful Textile folder and sponged it with Crumb Cake.

I tied a Linen Thread double-loop bow and adhered it with a Glue Dot.  Then I used a Glue Dot on top of the bow – and some double-stack Stampin’ Dimensionals – and adhered the sentiment.  A few Pearl Basic Jewels and some Glue-Dot-adhered Antiqued Corners finished the card front!

On the inside, I borrowed an idea from Kylie Bertucci and adhered part of a Brass Foil Many Layered Blossoms die cut and a small flower to a Very Vanilla panel.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Mossy Meadow mat and into my Thick Very Vanilla card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Very Vanilla Medium Envelope got some Blossoms in Bloom flowers in Seaside Spray and stamped-off-once Highland Heather, plus some stamped-off-once Old Olive/Mossy Meadow leaves and stamped-off-once So Saffron flower middles on the front….

…and a couple on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  How.  Spectacular.  Is.  This.  Bundle?!?  Blossoms in Bloom – with it’s Many Layered Blossoms Die set bundled with it – will let you make blooms for DAYS!  Weeks, even! And I adore them all vintagized with the Tasteful Textile 3D Embossing Folder and some Antiqued Corners!  I hope you like!

And – you could pick THIS BUNDLE as your FREE BUNDLE when you join Stampin’ Up! during the month of June!! 😉

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

TTFN

M

 

 

 


HOST CODE FOR 1 JUN – 15 JUN: VEKRRJF6

The June Tutorial features the Celebrate Sunflowers Bundle!

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 Rewards page for full details.


DOUBLE PEPPERMINT REWARD POINTS!!

To celebrate the new 2020-2021 Annual Catalog, I’m offering my customers Double Peppermint Rewards points!!

Here’s the deets!

1. All orders of $50 or greater (before shipping and taxes) placed through my online store between today (3 Jun 20) and the end of the day on 10 Jun 20 will earn DOUBLE PEPPERMINT REWARD POINTS!!

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


Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog Kickoff Celebration

3 – 30 June 2020

The brand new 2020–2021 Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog is live and Stampin’ Up! is having a celebration!

Anyone who places an order of $250+ or holds a party with $250+ in sales during the month of June will receive $25 in extra Stampin’ Rewards!!  So, THAT means that you’ll earn $50 in Stampin’ Rewards with any order or party of $250+ that is submitted between June 3 and June 30! Yay!!!!

Here are the details:

  • Customer, workshop and online order types all qualify for this promotion.
  • Starter Kit orders do not qualify for this promotion.  But you CAN use your host cash toward the purchase of your Starter Kit…holler at me for details!
  • Paper Pumpkin prepaid subscriptions count toward a qualifying purchase. Month-to-month subscriptions do not qualify for this promotion.
  • The qualifying amount must be reached with merchandise prior to shipping and tax.
  • The $25 additional Stampin’ Rewards for this promotion will only be awarded once per order/party.
  • Order Deadline:  30 June 20; 11:50 PM (MT)

Here’s a flyer with the details, click on the image to open it to full-size.

Want to host a catalog party??

Drop me a note if you’d like to set up a catalog party!  I can set up a host code for you and you can have your stamping friends place orders with your host code.  If your party reaches $250 in sales, you’ll get that extra $25 in host cash when we close out your party!   If you’re interested, holler at me for all the deets!

Let me know if you have any questions.  Have fun making your shopping list!


Want to Join Us?

Check out the June Stampin’ Up! Joining Special! 


We’ve got an amazing new Joining Special  – just in time for the new Catalog!

It’s a bundle bash!  If you’ve been thinking about becoming a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator, now’s the perfect time to join. Not only will you get the Starter Kit—already a great value at $99 for $125 worth of products—but for a limited time, you’ll get to select ANY Bundle from the new 2020–2021 Annual Catalog for FREE.

There could not be a better time to join the Team!!

THERE’S NO RISK!

NO PRESSURE OR OBLIGATION TO SELL TO OTHERS

NO PENALTY TO DROP

SAVE 20% ON EVERYTHING YOU PURCHASE! 

Check out some of the benefits of joining…

  • See (and purchase from!!) all the new catalogs ahead of everyone else!
  • Get 20%–25% off all Stampin’ Up! products.
  • Earn additional income based on your sales and recruiting–just how much extra income is up to you.
  • Set your own schedule and put in as much (or as little) time as you’d like.
  • Get online training resources, events, and a demonstrator-only online community with thousands of project ideas.
  • Access to regular promotions!
  • Opportunity to earn incentive trips.
  • Learn creative tips and techniques, share ideas, and meet new friends who love papercrafting as much as you do!

I WELCOME HOBBY STAMPERS!  Purchase the $99 starter kit (and pick $125 worth of product! – PLUS that FREE BUNDLE!) and join Stampin’ Up! thru me and you’ll instantly become a member of my exclusive Critters-N-Creatin’ Krew Online Community!  It’s always a fun, pressure-free environment ((prizes, resources, ideas, friendship) and you’ll have the chance to share your work in our Monthly Challenges and maybe win the draw!

If you’d like more info on the benefits of joining Stampin’ Up! with me – you can check it out on my Join My Team page – or…give me a holler.


Stamps-N-Lingers Special Bundles Available For a Limited Time

With the arrival of the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog, I’ve once again gathered up some goodies from the new Suites (and beyond!) that coordinate with each other and will get you well on the way to making great cards and projects!

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

There are a bunch o-bundles to pick from and free gifts with each bundle.  Check them out right here – and use the handy form at the bottom of the page to get your order placed!

These Special Bundles will only be available until 17 Jun! 😳😳😳


New Online Host Club Starting in July!

Would you like to build up your Stampin’ Up! tool chest a little at a time?  Would you like to also receive host benefits? An Online Host Club might be the perfect solution for you!  I’ve got openings in the Club starting in July – which is great for the Annual Catalog AND for the 2020 Aug – Dec Mini Catalog!

You’ll be the “Host” – in quotes because you get all of the benefits and none of the work! – during the 6 months…

Check my Online Host Club 2020 page for all the details!


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Thick Very Vanilla Card Stock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored folded at 5 1/2″)

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

Brass Foil: Many Layered Blossoms die cut on front and inside

Very Vanilla Card Stock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front and inner liner); Ornate Frames die cut (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


You may notice – in these hot summer weeks – that MOST of the pictures I share of the fur-kid are of him…sleeping.

In the air conditioning.

Cuz he’s furry AND smart! 🙂

He’s not too interested in spending extra time in the hot.  He’s usually to be found on a cool smooth floor – preferably right in front of an AC vent!

Except…this time.

He’s on carpet.  No vent around.

And – when you see the spot from the other direction…

Tucked in a corner, behind the chair – with his chin on the step.

Not really sure why that seemed like a good idea to him – but…he sure does look comfy!

TTFN

M

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Stampin’ Up! Birds & Branches Sneak Peek

Good morning!  It’s Monday and, more importantly!, it’s the day before the day before the new catalog goes live!  New Catalog Eve Eve??  Are you so excited?  I know I am – I made my gotta-have-it-RIGHT-NOW list yesterday.  It’s…well.  Looooonnnngggg!  I can tell you, if I wasn’t already a demonstrator, I’d be cashing in on the Bundle Bash Joining Special and getting that 20% discount, for sure!!

Was that a broad enough hint?!  ROFL!!

Anywho…you MIGHT – when you decide to take advantage of the awesome special, pick Birds & Branches as your FREE BUNDLE!  I made my card with it – and some of the new In Colors – for you to take a peek!  It’s not quite a fun-fold, but…it’s just a smidge different than normal.  Take a look-see:

It’s ALSO kinda hard to photograph.  Let’s try this…. the front is shorter than the back – can you see it here?

The layout was inspired by the sketch side of this week’s FUSION Challenge.

And, since I love a Tic-Tac-Toe challenge, I played along there, too!  I went right across the middle row!

I started with a regular Just Jade card base, and trimmed off the bottom 1 1/8″ of the front.

I cut a second piece of Just Jade, the same size as the front of the card base, and embossed it in the new Tasteful Textile 3D Embossing Folder, then adhered it to the card front with Liquid Glue.

Next, I used the pretty circle die in the Birds & More Dies set (bundled with the Birds & Branches stamp set), and cut it from the middle of a piece of Bumble Bee paper from the 2020-2022 In Color 6″ x 6″ DSP.

I cut a piece of Cinnamon Cider cardstock and cut the bottom with the edge die in the Birds & More die set.

I cut another piece of Just Jade and embossed it in the Tasteful Textile 3D folder and adhered it to the Cinnamon Cider mat with Liquid Glue.  Then I used Stampin’ Dimensionals to pop the Bumble Bee piece over top.

I wrapped a length of Cinnamon Cider 1/4″ Ribbon around the panel, securing it in back with Glue Dots.  Then I popped the whole thing onto the shortened card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I stamped the little bird from Birds & Branches in Misty Moonlight on Very Vanilla, then colored him with my Crumb Cake Stampin’ Blends combo and cut him with the matching die in the Birds & More Die set.

I created my collage with a couple of wood leaves from the new In Good Taste Elements adhered with Glue Dots, the die cut bird, a double-loop Linen Thread bow, and a Misty Moonlight 2020-2022 In Color Enamel Dot.  And that was it for the card front!

On the inside, I stamped two sentiments from the Itty Bitty Birthday stamp set (in the current catalog and carrying over – yeah!!) in Misty Moonlight on a Very Vanilla panel – making sure the bottom sentiment was visible with the card closed.

Slightly over the top sentiment, in stamped-off-once Misty Moonlight, I added my little bird.  Then I used the fill-in stamp over top, in stamped-off-once Crumb Cake.  I also used stamped-off-once Crumb Cake to add little bird-feet and a branch!

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Cinnamon Cider mat and into my Just Jade card base, and the card was done!

My Very Vanilla Medium Envelope got a repeat of the bird image – but in full-strength ink – on the front…

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

Et Voila!  Oh.  My.  Goodness!  How sweet are the little birds – with their teeny tiny bird-feet!! – in this Birds & Branches stamp set??!  And the nest – and eggs!!  Add in the gorgeous circle and edge dies in the bundled Birds & More Dies set and…we have a winner, y’all!

 

I hope you like and have added this one to YOUR long gotta-have-it-right-now list! 😉

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

TTFN

M

 

 

 

P.S.  Today and tomorrow – that’s it. Then the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog and 2020 Jan – Jun Mini Catalog retiring products will be gone!  Don’t miss out!


HOST CODE FOR 1 JUN – 15 JUN: VEKRRJF6

The June Tutorial features the Celebrate Sunflowers Bundle!

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 Rewards page for full details.


Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog Kickoff Celebration

Starts on 3 June!

The brand new 2020–2021 Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog is going live on 3 June 20, and Stampin’ Up! is having a celebration!

Anyone who places an order of $250+ or holds a party with $250+ in sales during the month of June will receive $25 in extra Stampin’ Rewards!!  So, THAT means that you’ll earn $50 in Stampin’ Rewards with any order or party of $250+ that is submitted between June 3 and June 30! Yay!!!!

Here are the details:

  • Customer, workshop and online order types all qualify for this promotion.
  • Starter Kit orders do not qualify for this promotion.  But you CAN use your host cash toward the purchase of your Starter Kit…holler at me for details!
  • Paper Pumpkin prepaid subscriptions count toward a qualifying purchase. Month-to-month subscriptions do not qualify for this promotion.
  • The qualifying amount must be reached with merchandise prior to shipping and tax.
  • The $25 additional Stampin’ Rewards for this promotion will only be awarded once per order/party.
  • Order Deadline:  30 June 20; 11:50 PM (MT)

Here’s a flyer with the details, click on the image to open it to full-size.

Want to host a catalog party??

Drop me a note if you’d like to set up a catalog party!  I can set up a host code for you and you can have your stamping friends place orders with your host code.  If your party reaches $250 in sales, you’ll get that extra $25 in host cash when we close out your party!   If you’re interested, holler at me for all the deets!

Let me know if you have any questions.  Have fun making your shopping list!


Want to Join Us?

Stampin’ Up! Joining Special Starting on 3 June!


Stampin’ Up! just let us know about an amazing new Joining Special starting on 3 June – just in time for the arrival of the new Catalog!

It’s a bundle bash!  If you’ve been thinking about becoming a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator, now’s the perfect time to join. Not only will you get the Starter Kit—already a great value at $99 for $125 worth of products—but for a limited time, you’ll get to select ANY Bundle from the new 2020–2021 Annual Catalog for FREE.

There could not be a better time to join the Team!!

THERE’S NO RISK!

NO PRESSURE OR OBLIGATION TO SELL TO OTHERS

NO PENALTY TO DROP

SAVE 20% ON EVERYTHING YOU PURCHASE! 

Check out some of the benefits of joining…

  • See (and purchase from!!) all the new catalogs ahead of everyone else!
  • Get 20%–25% off all Stampin’ Up! products.
  • Earn additional income based on your sales and recruiting–just how much extra income is up to you.
  • Set your own schedule and put in as much (or as little) time as you’d like.
  • Get online training resources, events, and a demonstrator-only online community with thousands of project ideas.
  • Access to regular promotions!
  • Opportunity to earn incentive trips.
  • Learn creative tips and techniques, share ideas, and meet new friends who love papercrafting as much as you do!

I WELCOME HOBBY STAMPERS!  Purchase the $99 starter kit (and pick $125 worth of product! – PLUS that FREE BUNDLE!) and join Stampin’ Up! thru me and you’ll instantly become a member of my exclusive Critters-N-Creatin’ Krew Online Community!  It’s always a fun, pressure-free environment ((prizes, resources, ideas, friendship) and you’ll have the chance to share your work in our Monthly Challenges and maybe win the draw!

If you’d like more info on the benefits of joining Stampin’ Up! with me – you can check it out on my Join My Team page – or…give me a holler.


Stamps-N-Lingers Special Bundles Available Now For a Limited Time

With the arrival of the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog, I’ve once again gathered up some goodies from the new Suites (and beyond!) that coordinate with each other and will get you well on the way to making great cards and projects!

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

There are bunch o-bundles to pick from and free gifts with each bundle.  Check them out right here – and use the handy form at the bottom of the page to get your order placed!


Catalog Shares Close Tomorrow!!

With the imminent arrival of the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog, I’m offering Catalog Shares to give you the chance to try a little bit of all the new papers and embellishments – without having to BUY all the new papers and embellishments! 🙂

As in the past, 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…head on over to my Catalog Shares Page and check out your options – then get signed up today!  I’ll close the ordering on 2 Jun!


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Just Jade Card Stock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored folded at 5 1/2″ – then 1 1/8″ cut from the bottom of the front panel); 4″ x 4 3/8″ (embossed front panel); 3 1/4″ x 3 1/4″ (embossed panel behind die cut DSP

Cinnamon Cider Card Stock: 4″ x 4″ (mat for card front); 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mat for inner liner)

Very Vanilla Card Stock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner); Birds & More die cut bird on front

2020-2022 In Color 6″ x 6″ DSP:  (with Birds & More die cut circle in center); 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


Ready to go feed our ponies, Mom!

I’ll bring Mr.Horse to meet them.

Whatcha think??

Yeah – you’re right.  He should wait here!

I’ll be right back, Mr. Horse!

TTFN

M

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Stampin’ Up! Blossoms in Bloom Sneak Peek for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hey y’all – it’s Thursday, so it’s time for another Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop!!  Today’s a color challenge – and I’m excited to see what everyone brings to the table!  I just know you’re going to see a ton of awesome-ness on the hop today!

When I saw the colors for this week – I saw flowers.  I know.  Shocker.  Mary used flowers! 😳😳😳  I pulled out the wunnermus Blossoms in Bloom stamp set and my Stamparatus and got after it!  Take a look-see:

Yeah, I see it – I’m kind of on a roll with the stamp-an-image-cut-part-of-it-out-and-pop-it-back-in thing this week.  😉

And here’s our color challenge!

The layout for this one is from this week’s Global Design Project sketch challenge.

I started with a panel of Whisper White that I placed in my Stamparatus.  Then, I used the Stamparatus to stamp the big, bold blossoms from Blossoms in Bloom in Mango Melody.

I pulled the cardstock out of the Stamparatus and added some smaller flowers around the main image in stamped-off-once So Saffron.  I also added some stamped-off-once Old Olive leaves here and there.

I added flower centers in So Saffron and some in Mango Melody.

Then, I used the larger label die in the Stitched So Sweetly die set to cut the center out of the panel.

Using Liquid Glue, I adhered the panel to a Mango Melody mat – and then to an Old Olive mat.  I popped the die cut back in place with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere a length of Old Olive ribbon from the Ornate Floral Ribbon Combo Pack.

The sentiment, from Blossoms in Bloom, is stamped in Old Olive on Whisper White and cut with the narrowest Stitched Rectangle Die.  Then I popped it on with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I used my Fine-Tip Glue Pen to add some clear gems from the new Flowers For Every Season Gems pack – and the card front was done!

On the inside, I stamped a whole cottage garden’s worth of flowers onto a Whisper White panel using the small flowers in the stamp set.   Then, cuz I like it so much, I pulled out Many Mates and added that sweet sentiment in Old Olive.

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

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got more Blossoms in Bloom flowers and leaves on the front…

…and on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  How gorgeous are these Blossoms in Bloom flowers?  I love the different “gardens” that we can make with one stamp set!  And – although I didn’t use it on this card – the bundled Many Layered Blossoms Die set is a showstopper!!

I hope you like….and have added this to your list.  OR…maybe THIS will be the bundle you pick as your FREE BUNDLE when you join between 3 Jun and 30 Jun!? 😉

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

Eva Dobilas

Akiko Sudano

Karen Ksenzakovic

Have fun on the Hop!!

TTFN

M

 

 

 


HOST CODE FOR 16 MAY – 31 MAY: 7PTPJE4E

The May Tutorial features the Mountain Air Bundle!

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 Rewards page for full details.


YouTube Live – After Lunch Bunch!

I’m planning to go live today on my YouTube channel with a new project!  Come on over and see what I’m up to today at 1:00 PM ET!  Look forward to seeing you then!


Want to Join Us?

Stampin’ Up! Joining Special Starting on 3 June!


Stampin’ Up! just let us know about an amazing new Joining Special starting on 3 June – just in time for the arrival of the new Catalog!

It’s a bundle bash!  If you’ve been thinking about becoming a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator, now’s the perfect time to join. Not only will you get the Starter Kit—already a great value at $99 for $125 worth of products—but for a limited time, you’ll get to select ANY Bundle from the new 2020–2021 Annual Catalog for FREE.

There could not be a better time to join the Team!!

THERE’S NO RISK!

NO PRESSURE OR OBLIGATION TO SELL TO OTHERS

NO PENALTY TO DROP

SAVE 20% ON EVERYTHING YOU PURCHASE! 

Check out some of the benefits of joining…

  • See (and purchase from!!) all the new catalogs ahead of everyone else!
  • Get 20%–25% off all Stampin’ Up! products.
  • Earn additional income based on your sales and recruiting–just how much extra income is up to you.
  • Set your own schedule and put in as much (or as little) time as you’d like.
  • Get online training resources, events, and a demonstrator-only online community with thousands of project ideas.
  • Access to regular promotions!
  • Opportunity to earn incentive trips.
  • Learn creative tips and techniques, share ideas, and meet new friends who love papercrafting as much as you do!

I WELCOME HOBBY STAMPERS!  Purchase the $99 starter kit (and pick $125 worth of product! – PLUS that FREE BUNDLE!) and join Stampin’ Up! thru me and you’ll instantly become a member of my exclusive Critters-N-Creatin’ Krew Online Community!  It’s always a fun, pressure-free environment ((prizes, resources, ideas, friendship) and you’ll have the chance to share your work in our Monthly Challenges and maybe win the draw!

If you’d like more info on the benefits of joining Stampin’ Up! with me – you can check it out on my Join My Team page – or…give me a holler.


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Whisper White Card Stock: 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ (card base, scored and folded at 4 1/4″); 3 3/4″ x 5″ (card front and inner liner); Stitched Rectangle Die Cut (sentiment)

Mango Melody Card Stock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/2″ (first mats for card front and for inner liner)

Old Olive Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/2″ (second mats for card front and for 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


No FFF’s on Blog Hop Days! 🙂

TTFN
M

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Stampin’ Up! Many Mates In Good Taste Birthday!

Good morning and happy Memorial Day!  Hope you’ll have a great day with family and socially-distanced friends – with good food and fun.  And a moment to remember the sacrifice behind the holiday!

Do you guys realize that we’re only NINE days away from the new 2020-2021 Annual Catalog going LIVE?!?  Happy Dance Happy Dance!!  Of course, that also means that we’re only EIGHT days from the end of the Retiring goodies – so….be sure to pick up your favorites before they’re gone for good!

Now – my card for today uses the Many Mates stamp set.  Again.  Sorry for the quick repeat, but…this card came to my brain and it needed this sentiment.  This time, I paired it with some Misty Moonlight paper from the In Good Taste DSP.  Take a look-see:

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

 

This one is super easy – letting the wonderful In Good Taste do all the work.

I started with a pretty Misty Moonlight and Gray Granite paper from the In Good Taste DSP that I matted on Bumble Bee for the card front.

The middle panel is a second pattern in the DSP pack – also matted on Bumble Bee.

I ran a length of new Bumble Bee 2020-2022 In Color 1/4″ Ribbon thru a slide from the Antiqued Corners & Slides (new in the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog) then I wrapped it around the small panel and secured it in the back with Glue Dots.

I popped the panel onto the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a piece of Gray Granite, in Night of Navy, I stamped the Many Mates sentiment using my Stamparatus.  Then I punched it out with the Tailored Tag Punch.

I added faux stitches with my Night of Navy Stampin’ Write Marker, then I popped the tag on with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I adhered one Bumble Bee dot from the 2020-2022 In Color Enamel Dots and…the card front was done!

On the inside, on a Gray Granite panel, I stamped a second Many Mates sentiment in Night of Navy.  Across the bottom is a Bumble Bee-matted strip of the In Good Taste DSP.

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

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got the “Celebrate” sentiment from Many Mates stamped across the front in Night of Navy…

…and more of the pretty In Good Taste DSP on the envelope flap.

Et voila!  Many Mates is so stinkin’ useful – with sentiments ranging from this birthday wish to Sympathy, Thanks, retirement and congratulations!!

Look how different this card looks from the last one I made with this set.

Th difference?  The In Good Taste DSP!

I hope you like – and are counting down the days till you can get it all for yourself!  Of course – there IS a way to get it all RIGHT NOW!!  Yes – join the team now and you can select from these goodies to fill your Starter Kit!  Check the deets down below!!

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

TTFN

M

 

 

 


HOST CODE FOR 16 MAY – 31 MAY: 7PTPJE4E

The May Tutorial features the Mountain Air Bundle!

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 Rewards page for full details.


Stamps-N-Lingers Special Bundles Available Now For a Limited Time

With the arrival of the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog, I’ve once again gathered up some goodies from the new Suites (and beyond!) that coordinate with each other and will get you well on the way to making great cards and projects!

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

There are bunch o-bundles to pick from and free gifts with each bundle.  Check them out right here – and use the handy form at the bottom of the page to get your order placed!


Want to Join Us?

The new 2020-2021 Annual Catalog is GORGEOUS!!  And – if you join right now – YOU could choose to select from the same Pre-Order goodies that I did to fill your Starter Kit!!  That’s right – you’ll spend $99 and pick $125 worth of goodies!!  Plus – you’ll get an eight-pack of the NEW Catalogs and brochures (that’s kind of a big deal!!).

As always, Starter Kits ship for FREE!!  Just as soon as you get your Demonstrator ID – you’ll be able to save at least 20% on EVERYTHING you purchase!  No obligation – no commitment – no requirement to sell a thing!  Ever!  I welcome folks with all kinds of goals and Hobby Demonstrators are a big part of the Critters-N-Creatin’ Krew!

If you’d like more info – you can check it out on my Join My Team page – or…give me a holler.  Would be happy to answer any questions you might have!

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Catalog Shares Available Now!

With the imminent arrival of the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog, I’m offering Catalog Shares to give you the chance to try a little bit of all the new papers and embellishments – without having to BUY all the new papers and embellishments! 🙂

As in the past, 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…head on over to my Catalog Shares Page and check out your options – then get signed up today!


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

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

Bumble Bee Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); 3″ x 4 1/4″ (mat for middle DSP panel); 1 1/8″ x 4″ (mat for inner liner strip)

Gray Granite Card Stock: Tailored Tag Punch (sentiment); 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner)

In Good Taste DSP: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front); 2 7/8″ x 4 1/8″ (middle DSP panel); 1″ x 3 7/8″ (inner liner strip); 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


Somedays, when the weather is fine, Finny and I just sit on the porch at the barn.

Enjoying the birds.  And the flowers.

The quiet of a garden is good for the soul.

Be it human or dog. 🙂

Finn sleeps.  I read.

Not at all a bad way to spend a few minutes on a lovely Georgia spring morning! 🙂

TTFN
M

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Stampin’ Up! We’ll Walrus Be Ready For Birthdays

Happy Happy Hawwwwmp Day!!  Hope your week is going well!  I am sitting on pins-and-needles, waiting for the text saying my Pre-Order is at the gate.  Whoo-hooo!!  I’ll probably hop onto my Stamps-N-Lingers FB page to give you all a look-see….so if you’re interested, be sure to watch for notifications!! 🙂

In the meantime – let’s take a look at the card I made today!  It’s a birthday card using the uber-cute (and RETIRING!) We’ll Walrus Be Friends stamp set.  Take a look-see:

The layout for this one is from this week’s Sunday Stamps challenge.

And the color palette is from the Cupcake Inspiration challenge.

I started with a piece of Purple Posy paper from the 2019-2021 In Color 6″ x 6″ DSP (although the colors will still be around – these PATTERNS are retiring – so….get them quickly!  The Brights, Subtles and Neutrals are already gone!!).  I matted the paper on Purple Posy card stock with Liquid Glue for the card front.

A slightly narrower piece in Coastal Cabana (from the aforementioned sold out Brights 6″ x 6″ DSP) adhered over top is next.

I stamped the sweet We’ll Walrus Be Friends tusked-wonder in Smoky Slate on Whisper White and cut it with the largest circle Stitched Shapes die.  I colored the image with my Light Pool Party, Light Smoky Slate and Light Purple Posy Stampin’ Blends.  The Color Lifter Blend on his belly and schnoozle helped add a little dimension.

I stamped a couple of fish in Coastal Cabana and colored them with the Dark Pool Party Blend.  Then I adhered the circle to the card front with Liquid Glue.

I stamped the We’ll Walrus Be Friends sentiment in Coastal Cabana on a strip of Whisper White and snipped banner ends.  Then I popped it onto the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

A single Purple Posy 2019-2021 In Color Faceted Gem on the sentiment strip finished off the card front.

On the inside, I added a second sentiment in Coastal Cabana on a Whisper White panel.  Then, there are three more Walruses (walrusi?) and fishes peeking in from all around!  A lone Purple Posy faceted gem finishes it off.

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

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got a couple more walrusussusss and fishessessess on the front.

…and a little more Purple Posy DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  We’ll Walrus Be Friends is just adorable – with several different sweet images and fun sentiments.

So – don’t let this one….swim away from you! 😉

I hope you like!

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

TTFN

M

 

 

 


HOST CODE FOR 1 MAY – 15 MAY: UWEPJ422 (The May Tutorial features the Mountain Air Bundle!)

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 Rewards page for full details.


Join The Team!

The new 2020-2021 Annual Catalog is GORGEOUS!!  So much so, that I MIGHT have had a pretty big party placing my Pre-Order yesterday morning.  And – if you join right now – YOU could choose to select from the Pre-Order goodies to fill your Starter Kit!!  That’s right – you’ll spend $99 and pick $125 worth of goodies!!  Plus – you’ll get an eight-pack of the NEW Catalogs and brochures (that’s kind of a big deal!!).

As always, Starter Kits ship for FREE!!  Just as soon as you get your Demonstrator ID – you’ll be able to save at least 20% on EVERYTHING you purchase!  No obligation – no commitment – no requirement to sell a thing!  Ever!  I welcome folks with all kinds of goals and Hobby Demonstrators are a big part of the Critters-N-Creatin’ Krew!

If you’d like more info – you can check it out on my Join My Team page – or…give me a holler.  Would be happy to answer any questions you might have!

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Ornate Garden Suite – Available Now!!

Get the whole Suite right here!


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

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

Purple Posy Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (card front)

Whisper White Card Stock: 5/8″ x 3″ (sentiment); 2 7/8″ Stitched Shapes Circle (art); 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner)

Brights 6″ x 6″ DSP:  3″ x 5 1/8″ (front panel)

2019-2021 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


If you were a squirrel…

You would be trembling in your furry tail….

Behold the absolute focus…

Good thing there’s a door there…

Be afraid, adorable rodent, be very afraid!

TTFN
M

 

Categories: 2019-2020 Annual Catalog, Happy Birthday, Retiring Products | Tags: , , | 14 Comments

Stampin’ Up! You’re Wonderful Birthday Bonanza Buddies

Good morning – and happy happy HAWWWWMP DAY!!!  This is a BIG day.

In the immortal words of Vivian Ward…HUGE!

Movie reference? Anyone?  Bueller?

Sorry – got sidetracked.  BIG day – first off – the Retiring List for the 2019-2020 Annual and 2020 Jan-Jun Mini Catalogs will be released this afternoon (around 1pm Mountain time).  I’ll post when they go live – so be watching for that!

Second – for Demonstrators – today is the day that we get to see the all new 2020-2021 Annual Catalog!!  Whoo-hooo!  I’m so excited – and I just can’t hide it!!  Don’t you wish YOU were a demonstrator so you could see it, too?  Hmmm – I wonder who could help you with that?!? 🤷‍♀️

So – you’ve seen my notice down below that the Bonanza Dies are back in stock, yes?  Well – I decided to play with them today, along with the bundled Bonanza Buddies stamp set and the super cute Birthday Bonanza DSP.  Need to replenish my birthday card stash!  Take a look-see!

The layout for this one comes from one of the three sketches in this month’s Mojo Monday challenge.  Can you guess which one??

And I played along with the Hand Stamped Sentiments inspiration challenge!

I started with some paper from the Birthday Bonanza DSP that I matted on Terracotta Tile for the card front.

Then I picked two more likely DSP designs and adhered small rectangles to another Terracotta Tile mat with Liquid Glue – then to the card front with more Glue.

I cut a Stitched Shapes square die from a piece of Whisper White for the sentiment.  I added the Bonanza Buddies sentiment in Bermuda Bay.

With Tuxedo Black Memento Ink, I stamped the balloon string image and then popped the square onto the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I stamped three balloons from Bonanza Buddies on Whisper White – one each in Terracotta Tile, Mango Melody and Coastal Cabana inks.  Then I cut them out with their die in the Bonanza Dies set.

Using a combination of Liquid Glue and Stampin’ Dimensionals, I adhered them to the sentiment square.

I stamped the striped birthday hat in Mango Melody on Whisper White and cut it with the die in the Bonanza Dies set.  Then I adhered it to the square with a little dab of Liquid Glue.

With an even smaller dab, I added a Bermuda Bay pompom from the Assorted PomPoms pack.  And the card front was done, easy peasy!

On the inside, I added a second Birthday Buddies sentiment in Bermuda Bay to a Whisper White panel.  Next to it, I added some little pompom/sparkle images – in Mango Melody, Coastal Cabana and Terracotta Tile.  I added a narrow strip of DSP, matted on Terracotta Tile, across the bottom.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Terracotta Tile mat and into my Bermuda Bay card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got more pompom/sparkles on the front…

…and a little more Birthday Bonanza DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  This is just the cutest birthday suite, don’t you think?  The Birthday Buddies stamp set is adorbs on its own – but add in the Bonanza Dies to cut the stamped images (AND some of the images in the Birthday Bonanza DSP!) and you’ve got a winner winner chicken dinner.

I tell you – missing these dies would be a BIG mistake.  HUGE!

I hope you like!

If you’d like to re-create this card, all the products you’ll need and the card cuts are listed below!

TTFN

M

 

 

 

 TODAY AT 1PM MOUNTAIN TIME!!


HOST CODE FOR 16 APR – 30 APR: 62SHAUJZ

Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift 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 Rewards page for full details.


2018-2020 In Color 6″ x 6″ DSP Sold Out

Stampin’ Up! let us know that we’ve run out of the 2018-2020 6″ x 6″ DSP, which is retiring with the 2019–2020 Annual Catalog:

They’re unable to get more inventory before the end of the catalog sales period, so this item (along with the Basket Weave 3D Embossing Folder and the Brights 6″ x 6″ DSP) have been turned off and will no longer be orderable. (Existing backorders will be fulfilled.)

So sorry! 🙁


BACK IN STOCK!!

Grace’s Garden, Honey Bee, Painted Poppies, Peaceful Moments and Bonanza Buddies

I know several of you have been waiting for the return of some heavy favorites from the Jan – Jun Mini Catalog.

Wait no more!  A bunch of them are baaaaccck….

Bonanza Dies

$26.00

Check them out and get them quick like a bunny!!  I suspect there’s going to be a run on them!


Ornate Garden Suite – Available Now!!

Get the whole Suite right here!


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Bermuda Bay Card Stock: 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ (lcard base, scored and folded at 4 1/4″)

Terracotta Tile Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); 3″ x 4 3/8″ (mat for middle panel);  1/2″ x 5 1/4″(mat for inner liner strip)

Whisper White Card Stock: 2 1/8″ x 2 1/8″ Stitched Shapes Square (sentiment); 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner); Bonanza die cut balloons and birthday hat

Birthday Bonanza DSP: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front): 2 1/8″ x 2 7/8″ (x2 – for middle panel); 3/8″ x 5 1/4″ (inner liner strip); 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


You know – little sisters – even when they’re like…THREE times your age!…can be annoying as all heck.

Like…when you and your dad are intently watching a B-movie.

With Bruce Lee AND Jean Claude VanDam.

WITH subtitles – so…you can’t look away for a second!

And then – out of nowhere – right in the middle of “the big fight scene”…

BOOM!

Dang cat.

TTFN

M

Categories: 2020 January - June Mini Catalog, 2020 Occasions Mini Catalog, Happy Birthday, Retiring Products | Tags: , , , | 10 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Witty-Cisms Thoughtful Blooms with Video Tutorial for The Paper Players

Hey y’all – it’s Sunday, which means I’ve got another fun challenge for you from the Paper Players – it’s a Tic-Tac-Toe Challenge from Joanne this week and it’ll for sure jump-start your creative mojo!  I hope you’ll come and play along.  🙂

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 the replay on YouTube…here ’tis!

I pulled out some more of the pretty Ornate Garden Specialty DSP – coming soon on 1 April (and available in a limited-time special bundle from me!) and then added a little Witty-Cisms and….Thoughtful Blooms flowers, punched with the Small Bloom Punch.  These are both free Sale-A-Bration goodies – available thru 31 Mar.  Take a look-see:

And here’s this week’s Paper Players Tic-Tac-Toe challenge!  These are my very favorite challenges!! Go across – down – diagonal….join the fun and show us your projects!  I can’t wait to see what you create!  🙂

And I used the sketch from the Freshly Made Sketches challenge for the layout – I just flipped it a bit!

I started with some flower-dy paper (oh – I went down the far right column on the challenge!) for my card front.

On a piece of Whisper White, I stamped the sweet little chinchilla from Witty-Cisms.  I used the Stamparatus and the Marker-to-Rubber technique to stamp JUST the chinchilla in Early Espresso.  I colored him with my Crumb Cake Stampin’ Blends Combo Pack, then cut him out with the next-to-largest circle Stitched Shapes die.

I went back to the Stamparatus and used the Marker-To-Rubber technique again to color and stamp the sentiment in Mossy Meadow and Terracotta Tile.  Then I fussy cut each word and edged the resulting pieces with my Petal Pink Stampin’ Write Marker.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the die cut chinchilla to the Ornate Garden panel with a little hanging over the left edge – then I trimmed the excess with my Paper Trimmer.

Then I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Petal Pink mat.

I popped each fussy cut word on with a Stampin’ Dimensional.

I used Old Olive to stamp some Thoughtful Blooms branches and leaves above the chinchilla.  Using the Leaf Punch, I cut a couple of Mint Macaron leaves and one in Old Olive.  These I attached to the card front with Liquid Glue.

To make the Thoughtful Blooms flowers, I used Terracotta Tile and Petal Pink to stamp a variety on Whisper White.  The outline images are Terracotta Tile and the fills are Petal Pink!  Then I punched them all with the Small Bloom Punch.

Note: both these items are available right now as FREE Sale-A-Bration goodies – the Thoughtful Blooms stamp set with a $50 purchase and the Small Bloom Punch with a $100 purchase!


I adhered two of the flowers with Liquid Glue and then popped the middle flower up with a Dimensional.  A Champagne Rhinestone in the middle of each flower and two on the art circle finished off the card front!

On the inside, I stamped Happy Birthday (from the Witty-cisms stamp set) in Mossy Meadow on a Whisper White panel.  Around it, I stamped some dots from Thoughtful Blooms in Petal Pink.  In the corner, I added more flowers, branches and leaves from Thoughtful Blooms in Old Olive, Pear Pizzazz, Terracotta Tile and Petal Pink.

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

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got more Thoughtful Blooms florals on the front…

…and a little more Ornate Garden Specialty DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  Gotta love the punny little sentiments and cute images in the Witty-cisms stamp set (and the Stamparatus makes multiple-color-coloring easy peasy!!).  And I have to say that the Thoughtful Blooms stamp set AND that awesome Small Bloom Punch – are two of my very favorite things from the Sale-A-Bration offerings!  I assume you’ve got them both already – but if not…hurry and get them before Sale-A-Bration leaves us on 31 March!!  I hope you like!

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

Now – before you reach for your ink and papers, check out what our amazing team has created to inspire you this week:

The Paper Players Design Team

TTFN

M

 

 

 


HOST CODE FOR 16 MAR – 31 MAR: VVMYUWBX

Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift 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 Rewards page for full details.


Limited Time Ornate Garden Special Bundle Sale!

The Ornate Garden Early Release will be available soon for customers – like…next week!

As has become my habit, I’ve  put together an Ornate Garden Special Bundle for you – which, if you bought all the pieces and parts separately would cost you about $155 when you factor in Shipping and Tax (depending on how much Uncle Sam takes where you live!).

That’s about a 20% Savings!! 😳

But – this is a LIMITED TIME OFFER that will go away on 15 April!

Check it out!

Ornate Garden Suite Special Bundle – $124 (with FREE SHIPPING!)

Ornate Thanks Bundle -$46.75
Ornate Style Bundle – $52
Ornate Garden Specialty DSP – $15
Ornate Floral 3D Embossing Folder – $9
Gilded Gems – $7

BONUS – When you order the Ornate Garden Suite Bundle you’ll get the Ornate Ribbon Combo Pack for free!

When you order the bundle – if you want some “extras” of the consumables (the Ornate Garden Specialty DSP, Gilded Gems, or Ornate Garden Ribbon Combo Pack) – you can even order one of each of those at a special price!

Got it?  Okay – use this form to get signed up for your Special bundle!  On 26 March, I’ll send a PayPal invoice, which you can pay with a Credit Card if you like.  Then, on 1 April, I’ll get your bundle ordered and on the way quick as I can!  Whoo-hooo!

Please note, per the Demonstrator rules from Stampin’ Up!, I can only ship Stampin’ Up! merchandise to addresses within the United States or to Military APOs.  Thanks for your understanding.

If you’ve got questions on how to fill out the form – give me a holler!

 

Happy Bundling! 🙂


Ornate Garden Suite – Coming Soon!!

It doesn’t happen often – but…when it does – it’s AMAZEBALLS!

It’s a new catalog Early Release – and it’s for a wonderful Suite in the upcoming 2020-2021 Annual Catalog.


Customers will be able to start ordering from the suite on 1 April (no this is NOT a joke!!).  But…Demonstrators are getting their hands on this beauty RIGHT NOW!

Take a look at the Ornate Garden Suite flyer….

Order my Special Bundle and I’ll get it on the way to you on 1 April.  But!  If you decide that – like me! – you need this right NOW (along with the free Mini Trimmer, DSP Sampler and Additional FREE Stamp set!) – then….let’s get you hooked up and on the team.  Click here to get started.  I’d love to have you!!


ONLY THREE DAYS LEFT to join the team and cash in on SAB “extras”!

If you’ve ever thought of joining Stampin’ Up! as a Demonstrator (I’d love to have you on my team!), Sale-A-bration is an awesome time to join!

Whether you’d like to start a business or would simply like the great discount, we’re here to support you however you need!

If you have EVER considered joining the team – then during this year’s Sale-A-Bration is definitely the time to take the step!  The SU! Starter Kit is one of the best deals going.  You pay just $99 (plus tax) and it includes Free Shipping!  For that $99 – you get to select $125 worth of SU! product – plus you get Mini Paper Cutter, the 6” x 6” DSP Sampler and your choice of an extra stamp set!  Pretty awesome deal.  Remember – there’s no commitment – no need to sell, have a blog or anything else.  Just collect that 20-25% discount on everything you purchase for as long as you remain active.

Any time is always a great time to join and get that big discount for yourself, but Sale-a-bration is a really awesome time to join with lots of extra benefits with your kit!

There are lots more details to be found on my Stampin’ Up! Promotions Page.

Or…are you ready to go?  Click here and scroll down to click on the “join now” button and select your Starter Kit now!

Let me know if you have any questions at stamps-n-lingers@comcast.net.


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Mint Macaron Card Stock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and folded at 5 1/2″); Leaf Punch leaves – two

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

Whisper White Card Stock: Second Largest Stitched Shapes Circle (art); 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner); Witty-Cisms fussy cut sentiment

Old Olive Card Stock: Leaf Punch leaves – one

Ornate Garden Specialty 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


I’d like to say we’re done mixing dirt.

I know we’re out of Vermiculite so…we’re done for a minute! 😉

Fortunately, Finn was supervising.

Welll…for a bit.

I mean – it was HOT for a fur-dog!

He tried to get on the golf cart to rest, but his mom had left her drink right in the WAY.

Not very comfortable….

Oopsie… what bottle?!?

Ahhh – THAT’s better!!

Silly mom.

TTFN

Categories: 2020 January - June Mini Catalog, 2020 Occasions Mini Catalog, 2020 Sale-A-Bration Flyer, Happy Birthday, Joining Special, New Catalog Bundles, Ordering Special!, Ornate Garden Early Release, Recruiting Special, Special Promotions, Video Tutorial | Tags: , , , , , | 18 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Sentimental Poppies for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop!

Hey y’all – it’s Thursday, so it’s time for another Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop!!  Today’s a color challenge – and I’m excited to see what everyone brings to the table!  I just know you’re going to see a ton of awesome-ness on the hop today!

When I saw the color palette for the challenge this week, I thought of the Peaceful Poppies DSP right away.  And then, I saw a cool sketch challenge and…boom!  So Sentimental and the awesome bundled Stitched So Sweetly Dies came off the shelf.  Take a look-see:

Here’s our color challenge.

And this is the sketch that gave me the “boom!” moment.  It’s from the Tuesday Morning Sketches.

I started with a design in the Peaceful Poppies DSP and matted it on Old Olive for the card front.

I wrapped some of the Old Olive ribbon from the Ornate Garden Ribbon Combo Pack (get the whole suite on 1 April 2020!!) twice around the card front – securing it in the back with Glue Dots.

Using my Stamparatus, I stamped the flowers from the Painted Poppies stamp set in stamped-off-twice Poppy Parade on a piece of Poppy Parade paper from the Peaceful Poppies DSP.

Again with the Stamparatus, I stamped the So Sentimental sentiment in Tuxedo Black – stamping the image multiuple times to get it good and dark.

Then I cut the image/sentiment with the next-to-largest rectangle die from the Stitched So Sweetly die set.  I also cut the same size from an Old Olive piece of the DSP.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere both die cuts to the card front – keeping the sentiment panel straight and angling the “mat” die cut.

I pulled out the Peaceful Poppies Elements and chose a couple of vellum flowers and some vellum leaves.  Using Glue Dots (under the embossed portions of the velum) – I adhered the flowers.  Then I used little dabs of Liquid Glue to tuck the leaves in under the flowers.

I tied a double-loop simple bow from the Old Olive Ribbon and adhered it with a Glue Dot.  Finally, I added some Peaceful Poppies Sequins with little dabs of Liquid Glue – and the card front was done!

On the inside, I added a sentiment from Peaceful Moments in Tuxedo Black on Whisper White, using the Stamparatus.  Over the top, in stamped-off-twice Poppy Parade – I added those pretty poppies again!

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

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got more Painted Poppies on the front…

…and some more of the Peaceful Poppies DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  I love it when several sets and bundles can come together as well as the So Sentimental bundle, Painted Poppies and Peaceful Moments sets have done in this card.  The Peaceful Poppies DSP is the perfect tie-er-together-er, don’t you think?!  I hope you like!

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  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 MAR – 31 MAR: VVMYUWBX

Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift 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 Rewards page for full details.


YouTube Live – After Lunch Bunch!

I’m planning to go live today on my YouTube channel with a new project!  Come on over and see what I’m up to today at 1:00 PM ET!  Look forward to seeing you then!


Ornate Garden Suite – Coming Soon!!

It doesn’t happen often – but…when it does – it’s AMAZEBALLS!

It’s a new catalog Early Release – and it’s for a wonderful Suite in the upcoming 2020-2021 Annual Catalog.


Customers will be able to start ordering from the suite on 1 April (no this is NOT a joke!!).  But…Demonstrators are getting their hands on this beauty RIGHT NOW!

Take a look at the Ornate Garden Suite flyer….

…and if you decide that – like me! – you need this right NOW (along with the free Mini Trimmer, DSP Sampler and Additional FREE Stamp set!) – then….let’s get you hooked up and on the team.  Click here to get started.  I’d love to have you!!


Sale-A-Bration is Ticking Away!

Still time to join the team and cash in on SAB “extras”!

If you’ve ever thought of joining Stampin’ Up! as a Demonstrator (I’d love to have you on my team!), Sale-A-bration is an awesome time to join!

Whether you’d like to start a business or would simply like the great discount, we’re here to support you however you need!

If you have EVER considered joining the team – then during this year’s Sale-A-Bration is definitely the time to take the step!  The SU! Starter Kit is one of the best deals going.  You pay just $99 (plus tax) and it includes Free Shipping!  For that $99 – you get to select $125 worth of SU! product – plus you get Mini Paper Cutter, the 6” x 6” DSP Sampler and your choice of an extra stamp set!  Pretty awesome deal.  Remember – there’s no commitment – no need to sell, have a blog or anything else.  Just collect that 20-25% discount on everything you purchase for as long as you remain active.

Any time is always a great time to join and get that big discount for yourself, but Sale-a-bration is a really awesome time to join with lots of extra benefits with your kit!

There are lots more details to be found on my Stampin’ Up! Promotions Page.

Or…are you ready to go?  Click here and scroll down to click on the “join now” button and select your Starter Kit now!

Let me know if you have any questions at stamps-n-lingers@comcast.net.


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

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

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

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

Peaceful Poppies DSP: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front); Stitched So Sweetly rectangle die cut (sentiment); Stitched So Sweetly rectangle die cut (“mat” behind sentiment); envelope flap

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


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


Finn Fan Fix


No FFFs on Blog Hop Days!

TTFN

Categories: 2020 January - June Mini Catalog, 2020 Occasions Mini Catalog, Feminine, Happy Birthday, Joining Special, Recruiting Special | Tags: , , , , , | 18 Comments

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