Posts Tagged With: Pressed Petals Specialty DSP

Stampin’ Up! Memories of Home and Christmas 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 Merry Christmas or Happy Holidays!  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 combined a couple of stamp sets – the Host-exclusive Greatest Part of Christmas set and the Memories of Home set – with the beautiful Pressed Petals Specialty DSP to create my Christmas card.  Take a look-see:

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Categories: 2019 Occasions Catalog, 2019-2020 Annual Catalog, Christmas, New Product | Tags: , , , , | 20 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Leave a Little Sparkle Unicorn and Petals

Good morning!  It’s Hawwmmp Day!!  Whoo-hoo!

Yes – I still care about these things.  Just…not as much as I used to! 😉

So – my card today is going to be reminiscent of one I did a couple weeks back.  It’s a special order (they don’t upset us) so…I pulled the Leave a Little Sparkle stamp set and some Pressed Petals Specialty DSP and made another magical unicorn card for a tiny girl human headed off to school!  Take a look-see:

Similar – and yet…different, yes?  There’s the beauty of this wonderful craft of ours!

I started with a different design of the gorgeous Pressed Petals Specialty DSP and matted it on Daffodil Delight for the card front.

Then I stamped “Sparkles” (that’s what I named him) in the center of the oval in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  His mane is colored with the Light and Dark Rococo Rose Stampin’ Blends – plus my Merry Merlot Stampin’ Write Marker.  I brushed his body with Frost White Shimmer Paint using a dried out Blender Pen.

Next, I grabbed the Lovely Leaves Dies and cut some Daffodil Delight and Rococo Rose flowers, some Mossy Meadow Leaves, a few Very Vanilla “wildflowers”, and a couple of Gold Glimmer leaves and small flowers.

I made a flower with the Pressed Petals Specialty Washi Tape – I patted the back of each “petal” with my Embossing Buddy so they wouldn’t stick together.  In the middle is a Perennial Essence Floral Center.

I stamped a Leave A Little Sparkle sentiment in Merry Merlot on a strip of Daffodil Delight and bannerized the end with my Paper Snips.

Since I wanted a little more sparkle, I brushed the Very Vanilla “dandelions” with my Clear Wink of Stella.

Then I dry fit the collage and took a couple of pictures so I could put it all together.  Thought you might like to see how it all went together! 🙂

I adhered everything with Liquid Glue – with the exception of a couple of small flowers around Sparkles’ horn – I popped those on with Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I added some Noble Peacock Rhinestones and Rhinestone Basic Jewels – and some gold stars from the Most Wonderful Time Product Medley (this one is coming on 4 Sept in the 2019 Holiday Catalog)!

Before adding the Pressed Petals flower – I used a Glue Dot to adhere a double-length bow tied with Linen Thread.  I added the flower over top – with a little Liquid Glue – and the card front was done!

On the inside, I added a second Leave A Little Sparkle in Merry Merlot to a Very Vanilla panel.  Over the top is the sparkly-flourish in Rococo Rose.  And a few more Most Wonderful Time gold stars just cuz!

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Daffodil Delight mat and into my Merry Merlot card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done.

My Very Vanilla Medium Envelope got another Leave a Little Sparkle flourish in Rococo Rose and some gold stars on the front…

…and one of the Pressed Petals Specialty DSP papers – that coordinates perfectly with the flower on the front of the card! – on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  Pressed Petals and Leave a Little Sparkle come together again to create a little girl’s fantasy!  I hope you like – I am quite sure that SHE will!

TTFN
M

 

 

 

P.S.  Did you know that if you join Stampin’ Up! right now – you’ll get to pick $155 worth of Stampin’ Up! goodies – from the Annual catalog OR the 2019 Holiday Catalog?  That’s right – you could get $155 worth of Holiday Catalog and/or Annual Catalog goodness for just $99 – and it will ship for FREE!!  AND – SU! will also send you a $10 coupon to use in September!! 🙂  Give me a shout and find out how!


HOST CODE FOR 1 AUG – 15 AUG: ZZFS3EFN

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 from any active catalog! And – you can even select one of the Host-exclusive sets! See my Rewards page for more details.


2019 Holiday Catalog Shares Are Open!

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

Try a little bit of the beautiful new Designer Series Papers, specialty papers and envelopes, plus fun embellishments with one of my Catalog Shares! I’ll place our Shares order first jump out of the box on 4 Sep 19 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 – likely early in the week of the 9th, if not quicker!

Once again, 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…get all the details about what’s being offered in each kind of share right here – and get signed up for YOURS! 🙂


Do YOU Like to Pay Taxes on Your Goodies?!?

Me, neither!

If you love holidays—and don’t love taxes—we have some great news for you! Twelve U.S. states will have sales tax holidays for school supplies over the next several weeks. The dates for each state’s sales tax holiday will vary; the definition of “school supplies” will also vary from state to state. Fortunately, a selection of Stampin’ Up! products qualify as school supplies and will be tax-free during each state’s sales tax holiday period. (Sales tax holidays may not apply to additional county, city, and special jurisdiction taxes.)

If you live in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia or Wisconsin (whoo-hoo!) —click the picture below to see which products will be tax-free for each state !  HINT: Missouri and Texas -this weekend it’s YOUR turn!  Don’t miss out!

Important Note: Orders must be placed with Stampin’ Up! during the sales tax holiday period to receive these select items tax free; each period begins—and ends—at midnight (Mountain Time).


Time to Redeem Your Bonus Days Coupons!

Click the picture for the how-to’s and where-for’s!

And here’s the fine print!

  • Redemption Period Deadline:  August 31, 2019, by 11:50 pm (mt)
  • There is no limit to the number of coupon codes participants can use on an order during redemption.
  • Bonus Days coupon codes may be redeemed for any product (excluding Starter Kits, demonstrator supply items, and Paper Pumpkin subscriptions.
    • New prepaid Paper Pumpkin codes may be discounted with Bonus Days coupon codes.
  • Bonus Days coupon codes may be redeemed one time only.

Until then – get all the details on my Stampin’ Up! Promotions page and…happy shopping!


August Paper Pumpkin – Gift of Fall and the Add-On Bundle

The August Paper Pumpkin is a Fall-themed kit which will let you create 6 Fall-themed Gift Bags and 12 Gift-Tags.  Which is AWESOME!  But – Paper Pumpkin subscribers can ALSO pick up the Gift of Fall Add On Bundle.  With 24 note-card sized bases in 2 different designs and coordinating envelopes, you’ll be able to create cards from the supplies in the kit!  Get all the info right here – and get signed up for Paper Pumpkin today! Or…at least before the 10th so that you’ll get this awesome Fall kit!  And don’t forget that add-on bundle!


EXTRA EXTRA JOINING SPECIAL

From 1 July thru 31 August, new demonstrators will receive $155 in FREE product to fill their Starter Kit. THEN, you’ll receive a $10 coupon code to use the following month.  And – if you join on 1 Aug – you can select from the new 2019 Holiday Catalog for your Starter Kit!  Whooo-hooo!

Check it all out on my Stampin’ Up! Promotions page and then…let’s get you started!  Hobbyist or Business Demo – come on down!!!

 


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:  

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

Daffodil Delight Card Stock: 4 1/4″ x 5″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); Lovely Leaves die cut flowers

Very Vanilla Card Stock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner); Lovely Leaves die cut “dandelions”

Mossy Meadow and Rococo Rose Card Stock, Gold Glimmer Paper: Lovely Leaves die cut flowers and leaves

Pressed Petals Specialty DSP: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (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!


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


Summertime, summertime, sum-sum-summertime, summertime!

For us – summer is flip flops and shorts, watermelon and BBQ.

For a horse-dog, it’s…

…laying in front of the fan in the barn aisle.

Having a little puppy-picnic.

If you have horses – you know what those are.

If you don’t….you might not really want to know…. 😉

TTFN

M

 

Categories: 2019-2020 Annual Catalog, Back to School, Best Wishes, Bonus Days, Encouragement, Everyday, Feminine, Joining Special, Just a Note, Kids, New Catalog Shares, Ordering Special!, Recruiting Special, Special Promotions | Tags: , , , | 8 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Leave a Little Sparkle 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!

I might have gotten a little jiggy with the color challenge (a LITTLE, I said!) – I was making a card for my Mom to send to a young lady who is starting first grade this Fall.  I thought the unicorn and sentiments from the Leave a Little Sparkle set was perfect.  And a unicorn in a bower of flowers (yes, I said “bower”) seemed like just the thing – so I pulled out my Pressed Petals Specialty DSP.  Take a look-see:

Here’s the challenge.

And I borrowed the layout from this week’s FUSION challenge!

I started with the Pressed Petals Specialty DSP and matted it on Mossy Meadow for the card front.

I cut a strip of Very Vanilla and stamped the first sentiment from Leave a Little Sparkle in Mossy Meadow in the middle on the right side.  Then I matted it on Mossy Meadow and adhered it to the card front with Liquid Glue.

I used SNAIL to adhere some Rococo Rose 1/2″ Gathered Ribbon across the top and bottom of the strip.

For the art, I stamped the unicorn from Leave A Little Sparkle in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on a piece of Very Vanilla and cut it with a large Stitched Shapes die.  I colored his (her?) mane with my Light and Dark Rococo Rose Stampin’ Blends and the Rococo Rose Stampin’ Write Marker (that gives three shades of the same color!).

I used an old Blender Pen to color the body and horn of the unicorn with Frosted White Shimmer Paint.  Then I brushed Clear Wink of Stella over the mane.  I popped the oval onto the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I cut several flowers in Very Vanilla and Rococo Rose using the die from the Lovely Flowers die set.  Each Rococo Rose flower got a Rhinestone Basic Jewel and the Very Vanilla’s got a Petal Pink Noble Peacock Rhinestone.  I also cut leaves from Mossy Meadow and Gold Foil.

Then I used Liquid Glue and Mini Dimensionals to adhere them around the unicorn horn and on the side of the oval.

I tied a double-loop bow from Mossy Meadow Linen Thread (part of the Magnolia Lane Ribbon Combo Pack) and adhered it with a Glue Dot.  Over the top I added a double-length simple bow from Linen Thread.  Finally, I added some gold stars from the Most Wonderful Time Product Medley (2019 Holiday Catalog – coming on 4 Sept) – and the card front was done!

On the inside, I added the second Leave A Little Sparkle sentiment in Mossy Meadow to a Very Vanilla panel.  In the corners, I stamped the sparkle-flourish image in stamped-off-once Rococo Rose.  I added another gold star, just cuz…

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

My Very Vanilla Medium Envelope got a full-strength Rococo Rose flourish on the front…

…and more Pressed Petals Specialty DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  I am hoping that this girly-flowerdy-unicorny card from Leave a Little Sparkle will appeal to the young recipient!  Who could really resist a unicorn peering from within a bower of pretty rose and cream flowers?  I hope you like!

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 Jaimie’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!

Jaimie Babarczy

Sue Prather

Karen Finkle

Eva Dobilas

Have fun on the Hop!!

TTFN

M

 

 

 


HOST CODE FOR 15 JUL – 31 JUL: 6K4B3PDV

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 from any active catalog! And – you can even select one of the Host-exclusive sets! See my Rewards page for more details.


Do YOU Like to Pay Taxes on Your Goodies?!?

Me, neither!

If you love holidays—and don’t love taxes—we have some great news for you! Twelve U.S. states will have sales tax holidays for school supplies over the next several weeks. The dates for each state’s sales tax holiday will vary; the definition of “school supplies” will also vary from state to state. Fortunately, a selection of Stampin’ Up! products qualify as school supplies and will be tax-free during each state’s sales tax holiday period. (Sales tax holidays may not apply to additional county, city, and special jurisdiction taxes.)

If you live in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia or Wisconsin (whoo-hoo!) —click the picture below to see which products will be tax-free for each state !  HINT: TENNESSEE is next up – your weekend is 26 – 28 July!

Important Note: Orders must be placed with Stampin’ Up! during the sales tax holiday period to receive these select items tax free; each period begins—and ends—at midnight (Mountain Time).


 Just One Week Left!

You’ve got one more week to earn Bonus Days coupons!  Thru the end of the month, for every $50 you spend (before shipping and tax) you’ll earn a $5 Bonus Days coupon code that you’ll redeem in August!!  And – there’s no limit to the number of Coupons you can earn.  Whaaa?!? 🙂

Once we get into August, I’ll share the How’s and Deets on redeeming all those wonderful coupons!!

Until then – get all the details on my Stampin’ Up! Promotions page and…happy shopping!


EXTRA…EXTRA…Read All About It!!

Have you ever thought that YOU might want to join Stampin’ Up!?

 

Maybe for the discount (20-25% on EVERYTHING!)?

Maybe for a little extra cash coming in?

Well – regardless of the WHY – the Perfect WHEN is NOW!!

From 1 July thru 31 August, new demonstrators will receive an additional $30 to put toward bonus products in their Starter Kit. THEN, you’ll receive a $10 coupon code to use the following month. Woo-hoo!!

Check it all out on my Stampin’ Up! Promotions page and then…let’s get you started!  Hobbyist or Business Demo – come on down!!!


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Very Vanilla Card Stock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and folded at 5 1/2″); 1 1/2″ x 3 7/8″ (sentiment strip); 3 1/4″ Stitched Shapes Oval (art); Lovely Flowers die cut flowers

Mossy Meadow Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and inner liner); 1 5/8″ x 4″ (mat for sentiment strip); Lovely Flowers die cut leaves

Rococo Rose Card Stock and Gold Foil: Lovely Flowers die cut flowers

Pressed Petal 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


 

No FFFs on Blog Hop Days.  😉

M

 

Categories: 2019-2020 Annual Catalog, Bonus Days, Encouragement, Feminine, Joining Special, Ordering Special!, Special Promotions | Tags: , , , , | 10 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Pocketful of Happiness 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 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 decided to go “obvious” when I saw the sketch and pulled out the new Pocketful of Happiness stamp set and the matching Pocket Dies to make a birthday card for the challenge!  Take a look-see:

Here’s our sketch:

I also pulled elements from this week’s Hand Stamped Sentiments challenge.

I started with some woodgrain paper from the Pressed Petals Specialty DSP and matted it on Soft Sea Foam for the card front.

Next up is a piece of Whisper White card stock that I embossed in the Corrugated Embossing Folder and matted on Soft Sea Foam – then adhered it to the card front with Liquid Glue.

On a seperate piece of Whisper White, I used my Stamparatus to stamp the large and small floral images from Pocketful of Happiness in Tuxedo Black.  I used the matching die from the Pocket Die set to cut the large image and I fussy cut the small flower.

To color the images, I used the Dark Stampin’ Blends in Petal Pink, So Saffron, Mint Macaron and Soft Sea Foam.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the “pocket” and the smaller flower images to the card front.  Then, cuz…hello?  It’s me!…I stamped the large image again and fussy cut the dove, then popped her over the first dove with Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.

With the Well Written Dies, I cut three sentiments in Basic Black and adhered them to the card front with Liquid Glue.

I added a gold Metallic Pearl to the card front – two in flower centers and one off to the side on the pocket.  Finally, with a Glue Dot, I adhered a small bow tied from Linen Thread.  And..that was it for the card front!

On the inside, I used my Stamparatus to add a sentiment from the Pocketful of Happiness set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink to a Whisper White panel.  I also added the floral spray image and colored it with my Stampin’ Blends.  I added a gold Metallic Pearl in the middle of the flower, too.

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

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got the floral spray image on the front…

…and more Pressed Petals Specialty DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  I love the florals in the Pocketful of Happiness stamp set – and the sentiments range from birthday to thank you, in lovely fonts.  And the Well Written Die set is just such a workhorse – I really LOVE word dies!  I hope you like!

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

Have fun on the Hop!!

TTFN

M

 

 

 


HOST CODE FOR 15 JUL – 31 JUL: 6K4B3PDV

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 from any active catalog! And – you can even select one of the Host-exclusive sets! See my Rewards page for more details.


Bonus Days are In FULL SWING!!

What – exactly! – IS Bonus Days, you ask?

Well – during the month of July 2019, for every $50 you spend (before shipping and tax) you’ll earn a $5 Bonus Days coupon code that you’ll redeem in August!!  And – there’s no limit to the number of Coupons you can earn.  Whaaa?!? 🙂

Once we get into August, I’ll share the How’s and Deets on redeeming all those wonderful coupons!!

Until then – get all the details on my Stampin’ Up! Promotions page and…happy shopping!


EXTRA…EXTRA…Read All About It!!

Have you ever thought that YOU might want to join Stampin’ Up!?

 

Maybe for the discount (20-25% on EVERYTHING!)?

Maybe for a little extra cash coming in?

Well – regardless of the WHY – the Perfect WHEN is NOW!!

From 1 July thru 31 August, new demonstrators will receive an additional $30 to put toward bonus products in their Starter Kit. THEN, you’ll receive a $10 coupon code to use the following month. Woo-hoo!!

Check it all out on my Stampin’ Up! Promotions page and then…let’s get you started!  Hobbyist or Business Demo – come on down!!!

 


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Basic Black Card Stock: 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ (card base, scored and folded at 4 1/4″); Well Written die cut sentiments

Soft Sea Foam Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and inner liner); 3 3/8″ x 4 5/8″ (mat for middle embossed panel)

Whisper White Card Stock: 3 1/4″ x 4 1/2″ (middle embossed panel); Pocket Die Cut image on front; Fussy cut Pocketful of Happiness flower on front; 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner)

Pressed Petal 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


 

No FFFs on Blog Hop Days.  But…just so you know – Finn is definitely on the mend! 😉

M

 

Categories: 2019-2020 Annual Catalog, Bonus Days, Happy Birthday, Joining Special, Ordering Special!, Special Promotions | Tags: , , | 18 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Truck Ride by the Waterfront

Good morning, y’all!  Happy Sunday!  Hope all is well is in your neck of the woods and that you’re having an amazeballs weekend!

If you were able to join me last night for my Facebook Live video, I appreciate you spending part of the weekend with me!  If not, but you’d like to check it out, here’s the spot!

To make last night’s birthday card, I used the new Ride With Me bundle – which includes the stamp set by that name and the Truck Ride dies – then I added a few woodsy elements from the Waterfront stamp set – and some Pressed Petals Specialty DSP.  Take a look-see:

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Categories: 2019-2020 Annual Catalog, 3-D Project, Happy Birthday | Tags: , , , , , | 14 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Inspiring Iris 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 it’s a gorgeous one!) – so, 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 one of my new stamp sets – this one is called Inspiring Iris and it’s really beautiful! – to play with this challenge.  And then (couldn’t help it!), I added a little of the Pressed Petals Specialty DSP.  Take a look-see:

And…our color challenge!

Love those colors together, don’t you?

So – let’s git it!

I started by matting some “linen” paper from the new Pressed Petals Specialty DSP on a Blueberry Bushel mat for the card front.

On some Very Vanilla, I stamped the pretty Inspiring Iris flower image in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  Then I stamped the flower-fill-in image (this is a three-step image) in Pretty Peacock and the stems/leaves-fill-in image in Old Olive.

The sentiment, also from Inspiring Iris – is stamped in Blueberry Bushel.  That sentiment stamp is actually curved already – perfect for adding just like that!

I cut the image out with a Rectangle Stitched Die.  While at the Big Shot, I also cut the same size die cut from some Blueberry Bushel card stock.

I adhered the Blueberry Bushel mat and the art panel to the card front with Liquid Glue.  I added a couple of strips of new Pressed Petals Specialty Washi Tape – purely decorative, it’s not “holding” anything on!

I added a single Noble Peacock Rhinestone in Pretty Peacock (been dying to use one ever since I got the pack!) and the card front was done!

On the inside, I added a second sentiment from Inspiring Iris in Blueberry Bushel to a Very Vanilla panel.  Then I took the carnation image and curved it on my Acrylic Block before stamping it in Tuxedo Black.  I added the flower-fill-in in Pretty Peacock and the leaves and stem in Old Olive.  I added another Noble Peacock Rhinestone, too.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Blueberry Bushel mat and into my Basic Black card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Very Vanilla Medium Envelope got another Inspiring Iris carnation on the front…

…and more of the Pressed Petals Specialty DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  I love this Inspiring Iris set – it’s a bit of a “fly-over” set, I think, but…do NOT fly over it, my peeps.  Do go to your catalog and check it out on page 111!  I hope you like!

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

Have fun on the Hop!!

TTFN

 

 

 


HOST CODE FOR 1 JUN – 15 JUN: VXTTY7PW

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 from any active catalog! And – you can even select one of the Host-exclusive sets! See my Rewards page for more details.


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

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

Blueberry Bushel Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); 2 5/8″ x 4″ (mat for front panel)

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

Pressed Petals 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


No FFF’s on Blog Hop Days!

TTFN
M

Categories: 2019-2020 Annual Catalog, Thank You Cards | Tags: , , | 14 Comments

Stampin’ Up! Path of Pressed Petals Sympathy Card!

Good morning, y’all!  Here we are on Sunday!  The weekend progresses apace – WAY faster than two days during the week, don’t they?  What the heck is up with that??!

If you were able to join me last night for my FB live – I appreciate you spending part of your weekend with me.  If not, but you’d like to see the replay, here you go!

The card we made – a Sympathy card (but we all agreed this would be a wonderful wedding card – different sentiment, of course.  LOL) – uses some pieces and parts from the new Pressed Petals suite!  The new Pressed Petals Specialty DSP in this suite is my new fave-paper-of-all-time….ever!  And look what happens when you combine it with the Path of Petals stamp set and the Heirloom 3D Embossing Folders and Dies (that coordinate with the Woven Heirlooms stamp set).  Take a look-see:


Boom-chakalaka! 🙂

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


I started by adhering some wonderful linen-look paper from the Pressed Petals DSP to a Rococo Rose mat for the card front.  Then I took some of the wild roses paper, adhered it to Rococo Rose and then to the card front with Liquid Glue.

I created the frame using the new Heirloom 3D Embossing Folders and Dies – I’ll be getting the new 3D Embossing Folder Plate soon, but for now I used 4 sheets of cardstock as a shim.  I cut the frame from Crumb Cake first, then embossed it in the folder.  I used a Sponge Dauber to brush Crumb Cake over the embossed parts of the frame.


I used my Bone Folder to add some creases in the corners of the frame to create some depth, then I added the frame to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I stamped the Path of Petals sentiment in Merry Merlot on Very Vanilla and cut it out with a Stitched Shapes Oval die.  Then I popped that inside the frame with Dimensionals.


I created the flower using “petals” from the new Pressed Petals Specialty Washi Tape and a 1/2″ Circle – you can see how in the video!  Then I added a Perennial Essence Floral Center.

I made a loop-de-loop with some Mossy Meadow Linen Thread from the Magnolia Lane Ribbon Combo and some Glue Dots, then adhered my flower over top with another Glue Dot, and the card front was done.


On the inside, I used stamped-off-once Mossy Meadow, Rococo Rose and Crumb Cake to add the three-step flower image from Path of Petals to the middle of a Very Vanilla Panel.  Over top I added a second sentiment from Path of Petals in Merry Merlot.


I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Rococo Rose 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 the Path of Petals flowers in full-strength Mossy Meadow, Rococo Rose and Crumb Cake…


…and more of the wild rose paper from the Pressed Petals Specialty DSP on the envelope flap.


Et Voila! I think it’s pretty obvious why the Pressed Petals suite is going to be a fave of mine – and the Pressed Petals Specialty DSP already is!  Just go right ahead and get you a pack Right.  This.  Minute.  I mean it.  Don’t even wait!  Heck – get the whole suite – you won’t regret it one second!  I hope you like!

TTFN

 

 

 

P.S.  DO get the new 3D Embossing Folder Plate, y’all – it’s going to make your life much easier with our new folders!  Just sayin’!


HOST CODE FOR 1 JUN – 15 JUN: VXTTY7PW

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 from any active catalog! And – you can even select one of the Host-exclusive sets! See my Rewards page for more details.


New 3D Embossing Folder Plate Now Available!

The new 3D Embossing Folder Plate (item 149658) is now available to order! It’s designed to work with our new-style 3D embossing folders (which are thinner than our old-style Dynamic folders).

You can click on the picture above and open the flyer – then print it and keep it by your embossing machine and new 3D Embossing Folder Plate.  It’s got your new “sandwich” information right on it!

Remember that carryover 3D embossing folders will not be available to order at the start of the new catalog but I’ll let you know when they’re available to order.

Also keep in mind that we expect to receive staggered plate shipments in all markets during June and July as we build inventory. Which means, you may experience periods of time when it is unavailable to order if inventory is depleted; it will become available to order again when inventory is replenished.

How to Use the New Plate

The new plate makes up the difference in measurement between our old-style Dynamic Folders and our new-style 3D Folders in most die-cutting machines. The 3D Embossing Folder Plate replaces the Standard Cutting Pads in your 3D embossing folder sandwich for continued high-quality emboss results.

To create your emboss sandwich:

  • Use a die-cutting & embossing machine platform as a base; no matter which machine you’re using, use the standard platform which comes with your machine.
  • Use the 3D Embossing Folder with your paper in the middle.
  • Then use the 3D Embossing Folder Plate on top.

Given the differences in machines and platforms, you may still have to add a shim to get your desired embossing results. (You can also spritz your paper before embossing to maximize your embossed impressions.)

Without the new 3D Embossing Folder Plate, you will need to use several shims with the Standard Cutting Pad in your 3D embossing folder sandwich, depending on the die-cutting & embossing machine you use. Most machines will need between three to five sheets of cardstock to shim. Please be careful in how you shim; start out with fewer sheets first, then add sheets to get your desired results.  Stampin’ Up! won’t be responsible for replacing products broken due to using a sandwich which is too thick for a machine.


Stamps-N-Lingers 2019-2020 Special Bundles Sale!

You’ve got until 15 June to take advantage of my LIMITED TIME Special Bundles to kick off the new catalog!  As has become my tradition, I’ve gathered up some goodies from the new Suites (and beyond!) in the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog that coordinate perfectly with each other and will get you well on the way to making great cards and projects!

When you select one of my bundles, you’ll get about a 15% savings on each bundle versus the price you’d pay if you bought the goodies on your own. All the bundles include FREE Shipping and will come directly to you.  And every bundle includes a FREE GIFT.

Check out the bundles I’ve put together for you this time – and then click here to get all the details and a list of what you’ll receive in each bundle.  There’s also a handy order form – and info on my Special Bonus!!  These deals are only available until 15 June, so…don’t miss out!


Bundle #1: 2019-2020 In Color Bundle – $99
BONUS:  When you purchase the 2019-2020 In Color Bundle, you’ll get to select a FREE Stampin’ Blends Combo of your choice!

Bundle #2: The Bird Watcher Bundle – $183
BONUS:  When you purchase the Bird Watcher Bundle, you’ll get the Beads & Baubles Embossing Folder FREE

Bundle #3: The Verdant Garden Bundle – $147
BONUS:  When you purchase the Verdant Garden Bundle, you’ll get the Magnolia 3D Embossing Folder FREE

Bundle #4: The Petals & Posies Bundle – $182
BONUS:  When you purchase the Petals & Posies Bundle, you’ll get the Scripty 3D Embossing Folder FREE

Bundle #5: The Wild & Wiggly Bundle – $131
BONUS:  When you purchase the Wild & Wiggly Bundle, you’ll get to select a FREE Stampin’ Blends Combo of your choice!

Bundle #6: The Let’s Hear It For The Boys Bundle – $154
BONUS:  When you purchase the Let’s Hear It For The Boys Bundle, you’ll get the High Seas 3D Embossing Folder FREE!

Bundle #7: The Emboss Everything Bundle – $86
BONUS:  When you purchase the Emboss Everything Bundle, you’ll get to select a FREE Stampin’ Blends Combo of your choice!

Bundle #8: The Color Me Pretty Bundle – $99
BONUS:  When you purchase the Color Me Pretty Bundle, you’ll get to select a FREE Stampin’ Blends Combo of your choice!

Folks – when you select one or more of the bundle above, then you also will have the option to select one or more of these Add-On Bundles!

ADD ON RIBBON BUNDLE – $44

ADD ON BLENDS BUNDLE  – $49


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

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

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

Rococo Rose Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); 2 5/8″ x 4 3/4″ (mat under smaller DSP panel)

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

Crumb Cake Card Stock: Heirloom Frames die cut and embossed frame

Pressed Petal Specialty DSP: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front); 2 1/2″ x 4 5/8″ (smaller DSP panel); 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


 

I’ve been busy with my thinning scissors.  I really want to clip the Man – but…even though we’d never show in the breed ring (for many reasons!) – I would really hate for his coat to come back in “wrong”.  And I don’t have a good guard for my horse clippers.

So…dog coat thinning scissors it is.

Working on skirt and pantaloonies.  And around his collar…where the knots get.

Wait – what?  You can’t see a difference?!?

Look close.

I cut about two dog’s worth off! 🙁

Humor me, people!

TTFN
M

 

Categories: 2019-2020 Annual Catalog, Feminine, New Catalog Bundles, Sympathy | Tags: , , , | 12 Comments

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