Posts Tagged With: Get Well Card

Stampin’ Up! Healing Hugs Meets Nine Lives

Well.  Here we are.  A Monday that is not a holiday.  Ever notice those Holiday-Mondays are the exception?  And – ever notice that you’re not as bubbly on a non-Holiday-Monday as you are on a Holiday-Monday?

I don’t think I’d need a government grant to study that particular correlation, do you??

Anywho – it is what it is, heh?

My friend has a friend who is having some surgery this week, so my friend (the first friend in this not-so-well-constructed sentence) asked me for a get well card.  With a cat.  So…out came my Nine Lives stamp set and coordinating Cat Punch.  And Healing Hugs.  ALL of which are carrying over!  To the new catalog.  Which goes live TOMORROW at noon Mountain Time!  Whoo-Hooo!!  Take a look-see:

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Stampin’ Up! Sending Healing Hugs

Well.  It’s Friday!  Whoo-Hoo!

You made it to the weekend – take a hot second to reach around and pat yourself on the back.

I’ll wait.  🙂

My card today uses a sweet new stamp set called Healing Hugs!  I paired this beauty with some Garden Impressions DSP and…take a look-see:


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Stampin’ Up! Bella & Iconic Occasions Get Well Card

Mornin’, y’all!  How’s it going this week?  We’re experiencing the oddest weather pattern I’ve seen in a while!  Cold as a well-diggers lunch bucket one day, and so pretty and warm it just makes your throat tighten up the next!  The first official day was one like that – started off chilly and then…spectacular!  Oh – and my seed potatoes arrived in the mail!

Ruh-roh!  Best get that garden ready to go!! 🙂  Spring is a-springing!

My card for today has really nothing whatsoever to do with spring.

My friend’s friend’s mother fell and broke her hip.

Ouch! 🙁

And, so, they need a get well card.  She has a Bichon-Frise!  Bella & Friends.  Hello?  Bella is obviously a Bichon.  So I paired her with the fun little Iconic Occasions (Host-exclusive set from the Occasions catalog) stamp set.  Take a look-see:

My layout is inspired by the sketch portion of this week’s Fusion challenge.  Obviously I didn’t use the inspiration photo, huh?

And my color palette is from the My Favorite Things Color Challenge.

I started with a piece of Sweet Sugarplum paper from the Succulent Garden DSP and SNAILd it to a Sweet Sugarplum mat.

The art layer is a piece of Whisper White card stock, SNAILd to a Sweet Sugarplum mat.

Using my Stamp-A-Ma-Jig, I stamped the Bella & Friends image in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  After inking the stamp and before stamping it, I covered the balloon on the stamp with a sticky note.

I made my balloon bouquet using the image in the Balloon Adventures stamp set.  First I stamped it in Sweet Sugarplum.  I covered that balloon with a sticky note mask, then stamped a balloon in Island Indigo and one in Marina Mist.  I covered both of those, too, and stamped the last balloon in Wisteria Wonder.  I used my ruler and Basic Black Stampin’ Write Marker to add 3 more strings down to Bella.

I used my Stamp-A-Ma-Jig to add the Bella & Friends sentiment in Sweet Sugarplum.

With a Blender Pen, I picked up ink from the top of my Island Indigo and Marina Mist ink pads to color Bella’s winged friend.

With a Marina Mist, Island Indigo and Sweet Sugarplum Stampin’ Write Marker, I added a bandaid to Bella’s hip.

Her collar is colored in Sweet Sugarplum and I added a little “ground” under her with the Wisteria Wonder marker.  I used my White Gel Pen to add some highlights to the balloons.

The final touch is a teensy tiny little bow tied from a piece of Elegant Eggplant Solid Baker’s Twine and adhered with a little dab of Liquid Glue (speaking of which – don’t miss your chance to get a free bottle from me thru the end of SAB!).

I popped the Bella panel over the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals, and the card front was done!

On the inside, I positioned the Get Well Soon sentiment from Iconic Occasions and stamped it in Sweet Sugarplum.  Over the top, again with the Stamp-A-Ma-Jig, I added two bandaids from Iconic Occasions.  One is in Marina Mist and one is in Island Indigo – both were stamped-off-once before stamping the card.

I SNAILd the panel to a Sweet Sugarplum mat and into a Basic Gray card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done.

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got a couple of images from Iconic Occasions across the front – in Island Indigo, Marina Mist and Wisteria Wonder…

…and added a little more of the Sweet Sugarplum Succulent Garden DSP to the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  Bella’s sweet little Bichon face is going to bring a smile to the recipient, I’m sure.  And, I hope, help brighten her day!  Hope you like!

Scroll on down for the card cuts and all the products you’ll need to make this one for yourself!  


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

Sweet Sugarplum Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); 3 1/2″ x 4 3/4″  (mat for art panel)

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

Succulent Garden 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!

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Yesterday was a big day for Finn.

It was his first – ever! – First Day of Spring!

And, as it was a gorgeous day (not that he’s all that picky about the temperature!!) he spent much of it outside.

Which is actually a place he likes to be much of the time!

May I present to you my ever-so-handsome, almost 10 month old….Finnius Deatherage.

I know.  Cute as a bug one day…and handsome as a movie star the next!

He’s a man of many facets. 🙂



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Stampin’ Up! Iconic Occasions Sneak Peek Super Simple Saturday

Mornin’, y’all!  It’s Saturday and I realized I hadn’t done a Super Simple (Single Stamp Set) Saturday in quite a while!  So…I decided to do one today.  What better time of the year for a simple, quick and easy card?  Busy as we all are…I’m betting it’s gonna be a winner!

Sous and I cooked today – got my Chocolate Dipped Espresso Chocolate Chip Biscotti done.  Made a batch of Espresso Toffee Fudge.  And a batch of Almond Fudge.  That last one – tastes like heaven!  Looks like…well.  Not heaven.  I tried to dip it in melted Almond Bark (per the recipe) and….hmmm.  Not so bueno.  We’ll see if I can make it presentable!

Got more to do over the weekend and then hopefully I can get packages in the mail on Monday.  Fingers crossed for me, people!

One of the new Host Exclusive stamp sets in the 2017 Occasions catalog is called Iconic Occasions.  And it’s got a plethora of images and sentiments that will let you make all sorts of quick and easy cards.  Check it out!

I used it this time to make a quick get-well card.  Take a look-see:

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Stampin’ Up! Petals, Paisleys and Suite Seasons!

Good morning!  We’re back to the weekend and the weather in Atlanta is nothing short of spectacular!  We’ve had the A/C off and the windows wide open for about a week now!  No one is burning their leaves yet, I keep forcing Wayne to wait “just one more day” before he starts the yearly burning.  Life is good!

I’ve been a little….distracted…the past couple of days.  Tomorrow is getting closer and I’m not ready.  Except that I am!  I can hardly wait.  Except I’m about half terrified!

Oh – that’s right.  Y’all don’t know what I’m talking about, do you?  LOL.  You will! 🙂

So, my card for today is a sympathy card, of sorts.  It could also be a get well card, I think.  I used some Petals & Paisleys Specialty DSP and another sentiment from Suite Seasons.  That’s just the coolest sentiment set – it spans Christmas, Thanksgiving, Halloween, Sympathy/Get Well…I hope it sticks around!  Anyway, when I put it all together, here’s what I came up with!  Take a look-see:

For my layout, I kind of loosely used TGIF Challenge #77:

I started by double matting a piece of the Petals & Paisleys Specialty DSP on Night of Navy and Mint Macaron card stock panels.  Then, using a second design in the DSP, I double matted a smaller rectangle and SNAILd it to the card front.

Using two lengths of Rich Razzleberry Ribbon from the 3/8″ Ribbon Trio Pack in the Holiday Catalog, I wrapped them around the whole card front, securing them in the back with scotch tape.

The sentiment, from Suite Seasons, is heat embossed in Copper on a piece of Very Vanilla card stock.  Then I cut it with a Circles Layering Framelits die.  It’s matted on Mint Macaron and a scalloped-edge Night of Navy circle, and then adhered over the ribbon with Multi-Purpose Liquid Glue.  And that was it for the card front!

On the inside, I simply matted some Very Vanilla on Mint Macaron and Night of Navy.  Then I wrapped another strand of Rich Razzleberry 3/8″ Ribbon around the whole thing.  Simple.  Elegant.  Done!

I SNAILd it into my Rich Razzleberry card base, and SNAILd the card front on as well.  And the card was done!

My Very Vanilla Medium Envelope got a single piece of Mint Macaron Washi tape from the Affectionately Yours Designer Washi Tape pack…

…and more of the Petals & Paisleys DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  I love how this card turned out – I think it has multiple uses and could be sent to a man or a woman.  Always something good to have on hand, right?  Hope you like.

Scroll on down for the card cuts and all the goodies you need to make this one for yourself!


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 – your choice of any item valued up to $8.00 in the 2015-16 Annual Catalog or the 2016 Holiday Catalog.


Designer Series Paper Buy Three, Get One Free Sale 

1 – 31 Oct 16, you can buy three packages of Designer Series Paper and get one free!


Item #    Product Name
141663    Floral Boutique Designer Series Paper
141645    Moroccan Designer Series Paper
141660    Fruit Stand Designer Series Paper
141654    Blooms & Bliss Designer Series Paper
141630    Festive Birthday Designer Series Paper
141640    By the Shore Designer Series Paper
141986    Presents & Pinecones Designer Series Paper
141981    Candy Cane Lane Designer Series Paper

I think it’s pretty cool that two of the new designer papers from the 2016 Holiday Catalog are included in this sale, don’t you?

Sunday looms!  And the Big Reveal!  A friend asked for a hint yesterday – so…here it is.  It has absolutely nothing to do with card making!

Help any? 😉





Rich Razzleberry Card Stock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and fold at 5 1/2″)

Night of Navy Card Stock:  3 3/4″ x 5″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); 2 1/8″ x 3 3/4″ (mat for front DSP panel); 2 3/4″ Scalloped Circle (mat for sentiment)

Mint Macaron Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and inner liner);  2 3/8″ x 4″ (mat for front DSP panel); 2 3/8″ Circle (mat for sentiment)

Very Vanilla Card Stock: 2 1/8″ circle (sentiment); 3 5/8″ x 4 7/8″ (inner liner)

Petals & Paisleys Specialty DSP: 3 5/8″ x 4 7/8″ (card front); 2″ x 3 5/8″ (small DSP panel on front); envelope flap

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

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Stampin’ Up! Sitting Here Just Sending the Greatest Greetings!

Good Friday, y’all!  Welcome to the last day of September!  And, for a minute, it’s going to be Fall!  It’s lovely here today!

Funny story. Well – not really funny ha-ha, more like funny you’ve-got-to-be-kidding-me!

Remember this card?
Right.  Yesterday, I printed out my shipping label (gotta love Click-and-Ship from the Post Office).  Then I carefully wrapped a little gift up in tissue, wrote my little note to my friend and his wife on my cute little card, and stuck it in my Small Flat Rate box.  Then I zipped up to the mailbox and stuck it in there with a couple of other packages.  Plenty of time for the post to run.  Congratulating myself all the way.

Last night, as I was getting ready for bed, I happened to glance at the printer.  On it was a USPS label.

To my friend.  In Wisconsin.  I stared at it stupidly for a moment, trying to figure out why there was a label to Len on the printer.

You already know – right?

Yup.  I mailed the little box with no postage.

Or address.

Or return address.

Nada.  Zip.  Zilch.  Nutin’.

Which means they can’t even return it to me.  I called the PO this morning.  Unless my mail lady happens to have looked at it when she got back to the Post Office, and remembered where she’d picked it up, and remembered to put it in her truck this morning….my little box has gone to the dead letter office.  Of which there is one.  One.  In the entire country!

My little box is sitting next to the thousands of letters to Santa and the Tooth Fairy.  Probably never to be seen again. 🙁

Sigh….I guess I’ll give it a day or two and then re-make the card and try again!

My brain….what in the world!??!

For today, though, no duplicate card.  Well…that’s not entirely true.  You see, I made another card for my friend, this time a Get Well card.  She just loves the Sitting Here stamp set and requests it every time!  I’m maybe going to have to tell her it did a Note 7 on me…


Too soon?  Sorry.

Anywho – I made her card with the Sitting Here swing (converted to a bench) and the dog in his bed.  I added some Petals & Paisleys DSP and a couple of sentiments from the Greatest Greetings stamp set.  Take a look-see:

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