Happy Hawwmp Day, y’all! It’s Wednesday and I’m headed to Huntsville for a couple of nights. Wayne and Mr. Finn will be staying at home. 🙁
Speaking of Mr. Finn – I have a question for you guys. In my family, someone was always being described as being busy as a cranberry merchant. Why is that a thing? Does anyone know why a cranberry merchant is busy? I don’t actually know any cranberry merchants – and we surely didn’t have any in our family, so…. ?
Regardless. I feel confident in saying that Finn is almost always busy as a cranberry merchant.
And, since I don’t know any human cranberry merchants, I’m willing to go out on a limb and say my cranberry merchant is the cutest of all….
And, lucky for y’all, Finn is also a generous little soul. While we were having our little meeting, he persuaded me to offer a surprise ordering special….so be sure to read on down, okay?
Now, my card for today also features some cuteness. Owl cuteness, to be exact. The little owl from the Host Exclusive set called Cozy Critters (Holiday Catalog) gets together with some Moroccan Designer Washi Tape and a couple of sentiments from the fun stamp set called Here For You. Take a look-see:
This one is also super quick and easy – gotta love Washi Tape! I started this one with a Very Vanilla panel and ran strips of the Moroccan Designer Washi Tape on a diagonal, just wrapping it around the edge to secure it.
Then I made my little Cozy Critter owls. I stamped them in Early Espresso and punched them out with the Owl Builder Punch. I colored each of their scarves – one each in Cajun Craze, Emerald Envy and Delightful Dijon.
I laid the owls out on the card to figure out where to put my sentiment, and then used my Stamp-A-Ma-Jig to align and stamp the sentiment from Here For You in Dapper Denim. Then I SNAILd the panel to a Dapper Denim mat (I did use Liquid Glue for the parts with the Washi Tape on it – it doesn’t particularly like the SNAIL).
All that remained was to adhere the Cozy Critter owls with Multi-Purpose Liquid Glue. And that was it for the card front – told ya it was easy!
On the inside, I stamped the Cozy Critter owl again in Early Espresso – this time stamping it off twice before stamping my Very Vanilla panel. Over that, I added a second Here For You sentiment in Dapper Denim, again using the Stamp-A-Ma-Jig. Then I added two strips of the Cajun Craze Moroccan Designer Washi Tape.
I SNAILd the panel to its Dapper Denim mat and then 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 strip of Moroccan Washi Tape and an Early Espresso Cozy Critter owl (with an Emerald Envy scarf!) on the front…
…and then I covered the envelope flap with more Moroccan Washi Tape – trimming the excess with my Paper Snips.
Et Voila! I love the Moroccan Washi Tape – the colors are so rich and vibrant – and I love how fast it adds a ton of color and interest. And this little owl….too stinkin’ cute! And the sentiments in the Here For You stamp set are great – they can cover a whole gamut of card needs. Hope you like!
Now….read on down and see what my ordering special is – it’s short-lived, so best get on it! 🙂
Scroll on down for the card cuts and all the goodies you need to make this one for yourself!
HOST CODE FOR 16 OCT – 31 OCT: PXSUUPGV
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.
The Buy Three-Get-One-Free Sale is Almost Gone…
…and is part of the Stamps-N-Lingers Ordering Special
You know how the special works – buy three of the Designer Papers on the list and choose a fourth one – FREE! This special ends on 31 Oct – which is Monday. Click right here to go to the papers in my Online Store.
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
STAMPS-N-LINGERS ORDERING SPECIAL
Stock up on your favorite papers by taking advantage of the Buy-Three-Get-One-Free DSP Sale between now and the end of the sale (Monday – October 31, 2016, by 11:50 PM (MT)) and your name will be entered to win a Mystery Prize! I’m not telling you what it is….but there’ll be a stamp set, some embellishments, ribbon and…??? Only one way to find out! 🙂
And – if your order is over $50 (before shipping and tax), I’ll give you DOUBLE Peppermint Rewards Points in my Punkin’ Head Rewards Program! Don’t know what those are? Check it out right here!
Click right here to go straight to the paper sale in my online store! Don’t miss out!
COMING SOON – 1 NOV 16!
New Framelits that instantly create a hand-stitched look for your card-making projects! These will be coming in the 2017-2018 Annual Catalog – but we’re going to get to buy them early – like…starting next week on the 1st of November. And there’s going to be a sale on the stamp sets that work so well with the framelits. Keep watching for more – but you can click the flyer to see it in a size actual people can read!
Tomorrow’s the Happy Stampers Blog Hop – and we’ll go live at 7am Eastern. See you then! 🙂
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 fold at 5 1/2″); 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front and inner liner); Cozy Critter owls
Dapper Denim Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (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!
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