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Stampin’ Up! Birthday Cards & Goodies in the Mail

Well – Happy Happy Hawwwmp Day, y’all!  And it’s…Day One of my 7th decade.

Sheesh! 🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️

But – one HUGE side bonus of being in the Stampin’ Up! business is all the folks I’ve “met” online and become friends with!  And they’ve sent me some amazing birthday cards this year!  I’ve been hoarding them like potato chips (don’t judge) to open all at once in a big feast of wonderfulness!  Behold!

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Stampin’ Up! Friends Are Like Seaside Seashells Birthday

Good morning and welcome to the week.  Also? It’s now officially less than a month before we wing our way to the Aloha State!  Yeah!  And – we found out some good news – there is a Costco on BOTH Maui AND Kauai!!  Which means…my happy place is IN paradise!  It’s like…Happy-Place-SQUARED!!  And we can get food for meals and snacks, too!  Whoo-hooo!!

I’ve got a card that harkens to the sea today (THAT was poetic, huh!?) using the pretty Friends Are Like Seashells stamp set, a little faux stitching from the Stitched With Whimsy dies, and…some pretty Seaside Shells stickers! 😉  Take a look-see:

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

And, although I didn’t go as bright as the colors in the challenge picture, my color palette is from the Color Throwdown challenge.

I started with a Basic White panel that I die cut/embossed with the Stitched With Whimsy next-to-largest die.  Then I matted the panel on Soft Sea Foam for the card front.

I stamped a Friends Are Like Seashells sentiment in Soft Sea Foam near the bottom of the panel.

I de-sticky-fied some of the Seaside Shells stickers (remember – you can use your Embossing Buddy, or your arm or clothes – just tap the sticker on your chosen surface to dull the sticky!) – and popped them onto the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals – and the card front was done!

On the inside, I added a second Friends Are Like Seashells sentiment in Soft Sea Foam.  Then I added a So Saffron starfish and a Seaside Spray sand dollar next to it.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Soft Sea Foam mat and into my So Saffron cardbase, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Basic White Medium Envelope got more Friends Are Like Seashells shells on the front…

…and some Sand & Sea DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  Simple.  Easy.  Pretty!  I like it!  Friends Are Like Seashells is part of an amazing bundle that includes the wunnermus Seaside Seashells Dies (these are the ones that coordinate with the Seashells 3D Embossing Folder!  It’s all in the Jan – Jun 2021 Mini Catalog and you can still get your hands on all of it!

I hope you like!

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

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 April Tutorial features the Art Gallery Bundle!  


Just a reminder – the Clearance Rack has been updated with tons of new goodies!  Head over there quick as a bunny to get your hands on some great deals.  But hurry!!  Clearance Rack deals are only while supplies last!

Here’s a link right to the Clearance Rack in my Online Store.

Happy Shopping and Saving!


2021-2022 Annual Catalog Shares Open For Ordering!

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

So – you can try a little bit of the beautiful new Designer Series Papers, specialty papers and treat boxes!  I’ll place our Shares order first jump out of the box on 4 May 21 and use expedited shipping so I get it back fast!  Then I’ll get it all cut up, packaged and out the door quick as I can – as early in the week of the 10th as I can manage!

For this catalog, I’m offering a New Designer Series Paper Share and you can DOUBLE it up if you like! 🙂

Shares are open to anyone – including demonstrators, so…check it…

Stamps-N-Lingers Designer Series Paper Share – $58 – Plus $7.75 for  Priority Shipping w/ Tracking

You’ll get 184 – 6″ x 6″ sheets of beautiful new Designer Series Papers and some Specialty Papers, too!  Plus a couple of the fun treat boxes, some pretty gift bags and a cool lattice embellishment!  That’s 192 pieces of amazing crafty goodness!  To buy one of each of these packs of papers/boxes/bags would cost you over $270 – plus shipping!

  • Beauty of the Earth DSP – 6 sheets
  • Bloom Where You’re Planted DSP – 6 sheets
  • Impressions in Ink DSP – 6 sheets
  • In Good Taste DSP – 12 sheets
  • Pansy Petals DSP – 6 sheets
  • Simply Elegant Specialty DSP – 6 sheets
  • Sweet Symmetry DSP – 6 sheets
  • Tidings of Christmas 6″ x 6″ DSP – 6 sheets
  • You’re a Peach DSP – 6 Sheets
  • 2021-2023 In Color 6” x 6” DSP – 10 sheets
  • 2020-2022 In Color 6” x 6” DSP – 10 sheets
  • Brights 6” x 6” DSP – 20 sheets
  • Neutrals 6” x 6” DSP – 20 sheets
  • Regals 6” x 6” DSP – 20 sheets
  • Subtles 6” x 6” DSP – 20 sheets
  • Ombre Specialty Paper – 4 sheets – one of each color
  • 2021-2023 In Color Shimmer Vellum – 5 sheets – one of each color
  • Gold & Rose Gold Metallic Specialty Paper – 2 sheets – one of each color
  • Linen Specialty Paper – 1 sheet
  • Ombre Gift Bags – 5 – one of each color
  • Scalloped Kraft Treat Boxes – 1
  • Simply Classic Treat Boxes – 1
  • Paper Lattice – 1 piece

Want Double the Fun?  Then a DOUBLE Share is the way to go!  – $116 – Plus $8.00 for Priority Shipping w/ Tracking

With a Double Share –  I’ll cut the paper sheets into 6×12 so that you’ll be able to get 3 full A2 size card fronts from each sheet (except for the 6″ x 6″ DSPs – you’ll get double sheets of those.  These are the Tidings for Christmas, 2021-2023 In Color, 2020-2022 In Color, Neutral, Regals, Brights, Subtles Color packs, and Gold and Rose Gold Metallic Specialty Paper!)

PLUS!  Get a FREE Gift From Me! – When you order one of my shares, you’ll get a sampling of the new host exclusive Pattern Party 12″ x 12″ Designer Series Paper!

  • I’ll submit the order on 4 May 21 when the Catalog goes Live
  • You’ll receive a PayPal Invoice around 27 April or when I get your order if you place it after the 27th.   I’ll need payment before I submit the shares, please and thank you! 🙂
  • Anyone is welcome to join in my share (please note, I can only ship to addresses within the US or Military APOs).

Deadline to sign up for the shares is Sunday, 2 May 21 at 8pm EST!!

If you’d like to join us, head over to my Shares page here and use the order form there,  or email the following information to stamps-n-lingers@comcast.net:

    • Your first and last name
    • Email address connected to your Paypal account (I only accept Paypal for payment unless you are a customer of mine. If you are already a customer, I will accept payment by check. ***You do not need to have a Paypal account to pay the invoice, you can choose to pay by credit card without having a Paypal account. 🙂
    • Shipping Address

Let me know if you have any questions. Hope you’ll join the fun! Thanks!


If you love great deals, our Last-Chance Products Sale is the perfect time to shop. You’ll get deep discounts on your favorite products from the 2020–2021 Annual Catalog—and as an extra bonus—you’ll get a peek at the list of items carrying over to the other catalogs.  Many items will sell out fast, so don’t delay—head over to my Online Store and get started right now!

Here’s the deets:

Sales Period: 24 March, 1:00 PM (MT) – 3 May 2021, 11:59 PM (MT)

  • Only select items in the 2020–2021 Annual Catalog will be discounted.
  • Sale applies to all order types except host items (see Last-Chance Products List for items on sale).
  • No minimum purchase is required.
  • Retiring items are available while supplies last.
  • Items and discounts may vary by market (depending on inventory levels).
  • Exclusions apply: Carryover items and some retiring items will not be discounted.
  • Items carrying over from a mini catalog into another mini catalog will not be available until that catalog is released.
  • Items carrying over from the annual catalog to another catalog will be available continuously.
  • For information about the Last-Chance Products from the 2021 January–June Mini Catalog, click here.
    Ordering deadlines:

DEADLINE for ordering is 3 May 2021; 11:59 PM (MT)

Click here to go right to the Last Chance Products in my Online Store!

Would you like to see listings of the Retiring products?

    • 2020-2021 Annual Catalog Retiring list as a PDF
    • Click here to see ALL the Item in a sortable Excel Spreadsheet 
    • See the sortable list with the non-English language sets removed right here!

Remember, even if a BUNDLE carries over to the next catalog, it most likely will NOT be at the 10%-off bundle price, so get them while you can at their discounted price!!

While you’re at it, be sure to take a really hard look at your stash of 2019-2021 In Color goodies, too – those are going fast with many items already GONE! 🙁

Happy shopping, y’all!  And don’t forget – it’s all WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!!


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

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

Soft Sea Foam Cardstock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner)

Basic White Cardstock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front and inner liner)

Sand & Sea DSP:  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 

Just a few pics of total cuteness.

Nuthin’ happened.  Nuthin to see here.

TTFN
M

 

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Stampin’ Up! Floral Art Gallery Butterfly Bijou

Good morning!  I’m writing this REALLY late on Sunday evening cuz…we “went” to Italy for dinner last night – which you’ll find out about later in this post!  So – if there are mistakes, it’s cuz I’m full as a tick on gnocchi and Nutella roll!!

The card I made for you features the beautiful Art Gallery stamp set and bundled Floral Gallery Dies.  And…some Butterfly Bijou 6″ x 6″ DSP – which you can get right now (but only thru 3 May – or until we run out!!).  Take a look-see:

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Categories: 2021 Jan - Jun Mini Catalog, 2021-2022 Annual Catalog, 2021-2022 Annual Catalog Early Release, Butterfly Bouquet, Collage card, Feminine, Happy Birthday, New Catalog Bundles, New Product, Special Bundles | Tags: , , , | 30 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Well Written And Well Said Floral 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 sketch challenge – and I’m excited to see what everyone comes up with!  I just know you’re going to see a ton of awesome-ness on the hop.

I pulled out the Well Said bundle, complete with the so-awesome Well Written Framelits and added a touch of Country Floral and Gingham to the mix.  Take a look-see:

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Stampin’ Up! Birthday Memories Suite Sneak Peek

Hey, y’all!  Welcome to Saturday!  Hope you’ve got some big plans for your weekend – even if it’s sit around and do nothing!

Which sounds pretty freakin’ amazing, doesn’t it??  We have dog school, errands, patio building and Guardians of the Galaxy on our list.  So – I’m going to make this quick! 🙂

As I promised, I branched out a bit and am bringing you a card made with the new Birthday Memories Suite! This suite has an old-fashioned feel that’s really cool.  I used the Birthday Delivery stamp set, the matching Birthday Friends Framelits and some of the Birthday Memories DSP.  Take a look-see:

The layout is inspired by the sketch challenge at CAS(E) This Sketch.

So, first jump outta the gate, there’s a cool little secret in the Birthday Memories DSP!  Several of the images scattered amongst the papers fit the Birthday Friends Framelits!  So – you can just die cut a pretty image that’s already perfectly colored for you by the artists at Stampin’ Up!  🙂

I started with the Daffodil Delight paper and, using the bouquet die in the Birthday Friends Framelits, I cut the bouquet from the paper.  Then I SNAILd the rest of the panel to an Early Espresso mat.  I knew that the gaping hole in the panel would be covered up by the rest of the card!

Next up is the colorful striped paper, also matted on Early Espresso and then SNAILd to the card front.  I layered a piece of 5/8″ Burlap Ribbon over the paper, then wrapped some of the new Pacific Point 1/4″ Stitched-Edge Ribbon around it, securing it in the back with scotch tape.

My art panel is a piece of Whisper White card stock, SNAILd to Early Espresso.  I stamped the little girl image from Birthday Delivery in Crumb Cake.  Then I inked over her socks and shoes with my Early Espresso Stampin’ Write Marker and colored her socks with my Calypso Coral Marker and her hair in Daffodil Delight.

I decided to do a little piecing on her dress.  So I stamped the girl image again on a piece of Calypso Coral paper from the Delightful Daisy DSP and fussy cut her dress.  So that I could keep her arms white (and not Coral!!), I cut the dress in two pieces.  Then I used Liquid Glue to adhere the paper to the image.

I popped my die-cut bouquet over the top of the image with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  

I stamped the Birthday Delivery sentiment in Pacific Point under my little girl.  Then I popped the panel over the ribbon.  I used a double-stack of Dimensionals in each corner – to accommodate the thickness of the ribbon.

I tied a bow with the Pacific Point 1/4″ Stitched Edge Ribbon and adhered it to the panel with Liquid Glue – and that was it for the card front.

On the inside, I stamped a second sentiment from Birthday Delivery in Pacific Point on a Whisper White panel.  Using the little party hat image, I inked the hat in Sweet Sugarplum and the pom-pom in Blushing Bride and added it at the top of the sentiment.  Then I cut a couple of presents from the Birthday Memories DSP with the matching die from Birthday Friends.  I also fussy cut a few more presents, and adhered them across the bottom with Liquid Glue.

I SNAILd the panel to an Early Espresso mat and into my Pacific Point card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got some Birthday Delivery presents stamped across the front.  I stamped them all in Crumb Cake, then colored them with my Pacific Point, Soft Sky, Calypso Coral, Sweet Sugarplum and Rich Razzleberry Stampin’ Write Markers…

…and then I added a little more of the Birthday Memories DSP to the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  This Birthday Memories Suite is a fun way to craft birthday cards for kids and adults alike – and I love that you can die cut the images right out of the Designer Paper!  What a great idea SU! came up with!  I hope you like!

TTFN

Mary 


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Use this host code when you order and receive a free gift from me! But, if your order is over $150, please don’t use this code (you’ll miss out on your own Stampin’ Rewards if you use it) but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in the 2016-17 Annual Catalog or the 201 Occasions Catalog! And – you can even select one of the Host-exclusive sets! See my Rewards page for more details.


Stamps-N-Lingers 2017-2018 Annual Catalog Shares are Open

 

What are catalog shares, you ask?  Well…think of them as a Test Drive of a new catalog!

In this Annual Catalog, there are 16 new Designer Papers….14 new Embellishments…..and more new ribbons than I can count!!  If you were to buy one of each of them –  you’d spend over $600!  Shares are a great way to get a little of everything from the new Catalog!  You get a chance to “try before you buy”!

I’ve got a few options for you to pick from:  a New Designer Series Paper Share, a New Ribbons/Embellishments Share, and an I Want It All Share (this one gets a couple of free extra goodies!!).  You can get all the details and a full list of what you’ll get with each share type and get signed up for your Share right here.  Don’t delay – 30 May is the cutoff date!


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  • I want a creative escape but I don’t have a lot of time.
  • I’m not sure I’m ready to commit to papercrafting, but I want to try it.
  • I love to create but I don’t always feel creative.
  • I need some fresh project ideas.
  • How can I craft when I don’t have all the “crafting stuff” I need?

Well, Paper Pumpkin says, “No more excuses!” Because with our kits, you have everything you need in one box. You’ll get:

  • An expertly-designed project
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  • Step-by-step instructions (including a video)
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Here’s the fine-print!

  • For first-time subscribers only.
  • Subscribers must join by Saturday, June 10, 2017; 11:50 PM (MT).
  • Available for month-to-month subscriptions, not prepaid subscriptions.
  • Discount applied to one kit per month for the first three months of a new subscription. After that, the price for each month’s kit will return to the regular price of $19.95
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The Eastern Palace Suite is available thru the end of May in two awesome bundles!  Just so you know, while all the products will still be available when the catalog goes live on 1 June, these bundles will NOT be!  Nope – they go away at the end of May.

Bundle #1 – The Starter Bundle – Item #147196 – $60.50   Perfect for the beginning crafter!!

The Starter Bundle includes:

  • Eastern Beauty Photopolymer Stamp Set
  • Eastern Palace Specialty Designer Series Paper
  • Eastern Gold Vinyl Stickers
  • Fresh Fig, Lemon Lime Twist, and Tranquil Tide Classic Stampin’ Pads
  • FREE GIFT: new Very Vanilla Note Cards & Envelopes 

Bundle #2 – The Premier Bundle – #147207 – $103.50  Perfect for the more experienced crafter or, if you’re anything like me, you just want it all! 😎

This super-sized bundle includes:

  • Eastern Beauty Photopolymer Stamp Set
  • Eastern Medallions Thinlits Dies
  • Eastern Palace Specialty Designer Series Paper
  • Eastern Palace Cardstock Pack
  • Mini Tassels Assortment
  • Eastern Gold Vinyl Stickers
  • Fresh Fig, Lemon Lime Twist, and Tranquil Tide Classic Stampin’ Pads
  • FREE GIFT: Very Vanilla Medium Envelopes
  • FREE GIFT: new Very Vanilla Thick Cardstock 

STAMPIN’ UP! PRODUCTS USED IN TODAY’S PROJECT

The Birthday Memories Suite, Delightful Daisy DSP and 1/4″ Stitched-Edge Ribbon will be available on 1 June. 


CARD CUTS USED IN TODAY’S PROJECT:

Pacific Point Card Stock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, score and fold at 5 1/2″)

Early Espresso Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); 1 3/8″ x 4″ (mat for striped DSP panel); 2 1/2″ x 3 3/8″ (mat for art panel)

Birthday Memories DSP (avail 1 Jun) : 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front); 1 1/4″ x 3 7/8″ (striped DSP panel); Bouquet die cut; envelope flap

Whisper White Card Stock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner); 2 3/8″ x 3 1/4″ (art panel)

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…

So a couple days ago, Finn and I had a close encounter.

Of the quacking kind!

We went down to the back pond for our normal morning frisbee/bumper/ponding session and discovered…

A handsome Mallard drake and his lovely lady friend. 🙂

What was so interesting is that we drove the golf cart right up to the pond, Finn was bounding about as usual.

And they just paddled to and fro….with a little bit of hither and yon thrown in…

I’m not sure that Finn really knew what to make of them.  He certainly kept an eye on them, but…showed no interest in flushing them or herding them.

Live and let live, that’s his motto.

Unless you’re a squirrel.

Or a bug.  He hates him some bugs!!  

TTFN

M

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