Posts Tagged With: Halloween

Stampin’ Up! Festive Corners Sneak Peek Halloween Card

Good morning, my peeps!  Hope you had a great weekend!  With – hopefully! – good weather.  And maybe a little socially-distanced fun thrown in along the way!

Jsut a quick note – this is the 3rd of August…so…this is your last day to GATHER up Bonus Days coupons!  And – tomorrow will be the day you can start SPENDING them! Whooo-hoo!

And – something else is happening tomorrow…

What was that again…


Oh – yeah.  The Aug – Dec 2020 Mini Catalog goes LIVE to customers!  YEAH!!

If you remember – the new Online Store is ALSO going active tomorrow at 7am Mountain Time!  I gave you some tips and info on that the other day – check it out right here if you need a refresher.   I’ll also send a reminder later on today, JIC! 🙂

Now.  My card!  I used a little stamp set that I’ve been enamored of since I first saw it in the new catalog – it’s called the Festive Corners set.  It covers Halloween, Christmas and Valentine’s Day!  I made it for Halloween, with the addition of some Magic In This Night DSP.  Take a look-see:

You might notice that it’s sort of….tall!  And….skinny!  Yep – that’s cuz I played along with the Freshly Made Sketches challenge this week!

I started with a piece of Very Vanilla cardstock and, in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink, stamped the fun Festive Corners spider-web corner image in the top right hand corner.

I set the Spooky sentiment stamp in place and used it as a guide for the second – reversed – spider web.

Next, I stamped the aforementioned sentiment in Cinnamon Cider ink.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere a piece of Magic In This Night DSP on the bottom of the panel.

The last thing was to stamp the little spider-dude (dude-ette?) in Tuxedo Black.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Pumpkin Pie mat.

I wrapped a piece of Cinnamon Cider Ribbon around the panel, covering the seam, and tied a bow.  Then I popped the whole thing onto a Basic Black mat with Black Stampin’ Dimensionals.

A couple three Iridescent Pearls finished off the card front!

On the inside, I stamped the corner-sentiment in Cinnamon Cider in the top left-hand corner of a Very Vanilla panel.  Then I added a Pumpkin-Pie matted piece of the Magic In This Night DSP at the bottom.  A couple of Tuxedo Black spiders – and Iridescent Pearls! – finished it off!

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to Pumpkin Pie and Basic Black mats and then into my Cinnamon Cider card base, popped the card front on with Black Stampin’ Dimensionals – and the card was done!

Et Voila!  I was right to really like this little Festive Corners stamp set – although you may have flown right over it as you looked thru your catalog!  But…go back and take another look – it’s really fun!

I hope you like!  And – FYI – Festive Corners is just one of the fun sets in my Special Bundle #3 – The Holiday Bundle!

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






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.  The August Tutorial features the Autumn Goodness Bundle!

Stamps-N-Lingers Aug – Dec 2020 Special Bundles Now On Sale!

If you’re like me, there’s a lot in the new catalog that you want NEED!  Your best bet, of course – is to join my team and cash in on that 20-25% discount on EVERYTHING you want to buy!  Just saying – it really IS the very best deal going. 🙂

Barring that – I’ve got a way for you to save a little money AND fill out that wish list a little faster!

As I’ve been doing for the past few catalogs, I’ve gathered up some goodies from the new Suites (and well 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! 🙂

Head over to my Aug – Dec 2020 Mini Catalog Special Bundle Sale Page to check them out – then use the handy form at the end to get your order placed!

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

Bonus Days are winding down – Like…TODAY!

This is YOUR VERY LAST DAY! to earn coupons to redeem in August!  Starting tomorrow – you’ll be SPENDING them!

For every $50 (before shipping and tax) you spend before 11:50 PM (MT) on 3 August, you earn a $5 Bonus Days coupon code that can be redeemed between 4 August and 30 August.  Whoo-hoo!! There are so many amazing, new products on your wish list – buy lots of them in July so you can complete your list in August with your pile of freebie coupons. Winner Winner Fried-Chicken-with-no-Calories Dinner!

For every order you place, you’ll receive an email with your Bonus Days coupon codes. Don’t lose these codes!!

Write them down, print them out or save them in a handy spreadsheet. That way, you’ve got everything you need to redeem the credits in starting tomorrow.  Have I said…WHOO-HOOO

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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Cinnamon Cider Card Stock: 7″ x 8 1/2″ (card base, scored and folded at 3 1/2″)

Basic Black Card Stock: 3 1/4″ x 8 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner);

Pumpkin Pie Card Stock: 3 1/8″ x 8 1/8″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); 2 1/8″ x 3 1/8″ (mat for panel on inner liner)

Very Vanilla Card Stock:  2 7/8″ x 7 7/8″ (card front and inner liner)

Magic in this Night DSP:  2 3/4″x 2 7/8″ (panel on card front); 2″ x 2 7/8″ (panel on inner liner); 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 

Let me ask you…

Does this look comfortable??

The answer you’re looking for is…no.  No it does not!

But…THIS is awfully cute!!



Categories: 2020 Aug - Dec Mini Catalog, 2020 Aug - Dec Mini Catalog Sneak Peek, Aug - Dec 2020 Mini Catalog Special Bundles, Bonus Days, Catalog Sneak Peek, Clean-and-Simple, Halloween, New Catalog Bundles, New Catalog Launch, Ordering Special!, Sneak peek, Special Bundles, Special Promotions | Tags: , , , , , | 16 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Curvy Keepsake Tags Tags and Tags!!

Wow.  Can you even believe it’s Friday again!  Something has happened to the space-time continuum, I’m pretty sure.  A shift in the Force.  And warp in the weft.  Something!  Time.  Is.  Flying!

A few weeks back, I did a Saturday evening video sharing a whole stable full of Mini Curvy Keepsake treat boxes – from wintery to Thanksgiving-y to Halloween-y….Click the pic to go to that post and see the video, if you like!

Today, based on my friend Amy Koender’s adorable reindeer that she made this week – and a picture of a spooky Halloween cakeball I saw on Pinterest – I created a NEW member of my Mini Curvy Keepsake Stable – with the help of an easy tag from the Tags Tags Tags Bundle.  Take a look-see:

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Categories: 2019 Holiday Catalog, 2019 Sale-A-Bration Catalog, 3-D Project, Gift Boxes, Gift Tags, Halloween, Product Medley, Stamp-N-Storage Sale | Tags: , , , , | 14 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Wonderfully Wicked Monster Bash 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 Hop is a color 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!

The colors for this week really lent themselves to a Halloween card.  And so – that’s what I did!  I’d been hankering to use the big sentiment die from the Wicked Die set (bundled with the Wonderfully Wicked stamp set!) and this seemed like just the time to do that and pair it up with some Monster Bash DSP.  Take a look-see:

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Categories: 2019 Holiday Catalog, Clearance Rack Update, Halloween, Ordering Special!, Special Promotions | Tags: , , , , | 18 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Warm Hearted Halloween for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Happy Thursday, y’all – and welcome to another Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop!! This is another installment of the Joint Blog Hop between the Happy Inkin’ Thursday and Happy Stampers Blog Hop ladies!  I hope you really enjoy all the inspiration you can get from our talented folks!

As usual – we have both a sketch and a color challenge and we can use either or both.  I went with both and used one of the new Host-exclusive stamp sets in the 2018 Holiday Catalog called Warm Hearted.  Take a look-see!

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Categories: Halloween, Special Promotions | Tags: , , | 18 Comments

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