Posts Tagged With: Wrapped in Plaid DSP

Stampin’ Up! Perfectly Wrapped in Plaid Pine Tree

Hey y’all – happy Hawwmp Day!

Wow – yesterday turned out WAY differently than I’d anticipated!  My PLAN was to get a couple of cards done and get the house picked up a bit.  I have a friend from my “old life” coming over this afternoon and I want to do some ribs and show her the place and maybe make a quick card with her.  And I wanted to do it in a clean house!

Instead…I spent the day with a friend at the hospital.  This past weekend, her dad had an appendectomy – not quite emergent, but….close! – at the age of almost 90!  So I went to the hospital today to help navigate and interpret and generally be the squeaky wheel.

I’m a pretty good squeaky wheel at the hospital – I know the lingo and the way things work.  So it was an easy thing to offer and do.  But – like all things associated with hospitals – it took….all…..day.

When I finally got home after 6 – with no card for today, no blog post for today, and – most critically – no dry-rubbed ribs, and no tidied up house!….well – I had to decide what to do.

And…I made a card! LOL!  THAT was easy and fun, so…I took the path I was going to LIKE!  And since I’d been plotting the card in my head all day, it came together quickly with the wunnermus Perfectly Plaid bundle and Wrapped In Plaid DSP!  Take a look-see:

The layout for this one comes from this week’s Global Design Project challenge.

I started with some pretty Wrapped in Plaid DSP and matted it on Cherry Cobbler for the card front.

Next, I wrapped some Linen Thread around the panel, securing it in the back with a couple of Glue Dots.

I embossed a small piece of Crumb Cake card stock in the Winter Knit 3D Embossing Folder, matted it on Cherry Cobbler and popped it over the Linen Thread with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

With the Pine Tree Punch (bundled with the Perfectly Plaid stamp set!), I punched a different Wrapped in Plaid DSP design and popped the tree on with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a strip of Crumb Cake, I stamped the Perfectly Plaid sentiment in Cherry Cobbler.  Then I added faux stitches with my Cherry Cobbler Stampin’ Write Marker and popped it onto the art panel with more Dimensionals.

I added a gold star from the Most Wonderful Time Product Medley to the top of the tree and the sentiment – and the card front was done!

On the inside, I stamped a second Perfectly Plaid sentiment in Cherry Cobbler on a Whisper White panel, then used my Stamparatus to stamp the plaid tree in Shaded Spruce.  The tree also got another of the Most Wonderful Time gold stars!

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Cherry Cobbler mat and into my Crumb Cake card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got another of the Shaded Spruce plaid trees on the front…

…and more of the Wrapped in Plaid DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  This is absolutely, positively one of my fave things in the Holiday catalog!  Perfectly Plaid is…well…PERFECT!  Especially when you add in the bundled Pine Tree Punch.  AND – if you pair it up with the awesome, wunnermus and amazingly beautiful Wrapped in Plaid DSP – well – you get Perfectly Piney Plaid Perfection!  I hope you like!

TTFN
M

 

 

 


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Purple Posy Ink To Be Discontinued Permanently

Stampin’ Up! provided us with an update about Purple Posy Inks.  Despite their efforts to resolve issues with Purple Posy ink, they’ve learned that the ink color is still shifting over time.

All of Stampin’ Up!’s exclusive ink colors are run through a vigorous series of tests to get ahead of challenges like this, and to ensure colors are accurate and meet our standards of coordination. Purple Posy DID pass regular testing standards in time-simulating ovens, but they’ve now identified that it fell short when it came to actual time passing. The color begins to shift once the ink has rested in the ink pad for about six weeks.

This means that the color isn’t coordinating with our other colors as strictly as SU! requires.  Due to these ongoing challenges, they’ve made the difficult decision to discontinue Purple Posy classic ink as of November 5, 2019.  The following items will no longer be available to purchase:

  • Purple Posy Classic Stampin’ Pad (item 150084)
  • Purple Posy Classic Stampin’ Ink Refill (item 150091)
  • 2019–2021 In Color Classic Stampin’ Pad Assortment (item 150087)

All other Purple Posy products (such as Purple Posy Stampin’ Write Marker, Purple Posy Cardstock, Purple Posy Stampin’ Blends, etc.) will remain available for purchase.

So – I know this is disappointing to many of you – but…I am actually pleased that SU! is taking this step.  One of the major draws of Stampin’ Up! products is the color coordination across the different products.  We can count on things matching up as we create!  And if Purple Posy isn’t “matching up” – then….this is the right thing to do!

Already purchased the ink pad a refill?  While Stampin’ Up! can’t replace Purple Posy ink pads for customers who’ve already received them, anyone with concerns regarding the color shifting properties of their Purple Posy ink pads may contact Demonstrator Support and receive a $7.50 coupon code as compensation. The coupon codes will expire on January 1, 2020.

Thanks for your understanding, y’all!


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Christmastime is Here is…HERE!!

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Card Cuts Used in This Project:  

Crumb Cake Card Stock: 4 1/4″ x 11″  (card base, scored and folded at 5 1/2″); 2″ x 3 1/2″ (front embossed panel); 1/2″ x 2 1/4″ (sentiment)

Cherry Cobbler Card Stock:  4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); 2 1/8″ x 3 5/8″(mat for front embossed panel)

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

Wrapped in Plaid DSP:  3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front); Pine Tree Punched shape; envelope flap


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Finn Fan Fix


 

I was gone all day yesterday.  Truly – left around 10 and didn’t get home until after 6.

Wayne told me Finn wondered where I was all day.

Guess he figured maybe I’d gone away again.

🙁

TTFN
M

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Stampin’ Up! Still Snow Globe Scenes 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 brings to the table!  We’ve even got two new hoppers with us – please be sure to welcome Akiko and Karen to the fun!  I just know you’re going to see a ton of awesome-ness on the hop today!

I decided to play with the Snow Globe dies – which is bundled with the beautiful Still Scenes stamp set – but…there’s not a snow globe to be found on my card!  Just some bears – some trees – and some plaid.  Take a look-see:

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Stampin’ Up! Wrapped in Plaid Pine Boughs 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 Holiday-ready 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 today!

I went right down the middle of this one – I saw the colors and pulled out my Wrapped in Plaid DSP – then the coordinating Perfectly Plaid bundle.  Take a look-see:

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Stampin’ Up! Rustic Retreat Birthday Cabin

Happy Tuesday and happy October!  WOWZA – can you even believe that??

This is a big day because, in the world of Stampin’ Up! – like the government! – this is the start of a new year for us!  I want to thank you ALL for such a wonderful 2018-2019!!  Y’all have made so many things possible for me – like a trip to Greece and Maui next summer!! – and helped my little SU! business grow in more ways than I could have imagined – and…I want to thank you for all of that!!  You.  Guys.  Are.  AWESOME!! And we’re going to celebrate some this month! Yes – that was a little foreshadowing! 🙂

Now – my card today is a celebration of….birthdays!  I used the beautiful Rustic Retreat stamp set and some Wrapped in Plaid DSP.  It was a little challenge keeping it from being a Christmas Card.  Take a look-see:

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Stampin’ Up! Stamptember and Six Wrapped in Plaid Pine Trees

Mornin’, y’all!  Hope you had a great weekend!  I sure did!

Saturday was a great event down in Middle Georgia, called Stamptember.  There were a LOT of people there – including Tanner Smedley – our Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator Development Manager for the SE region!

He spoke for a little while, giving us a little insight into some new goodies coming down the pike from Stampin’ Up!

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Stampin’ Up! Wrapped In Plaid Pine Trees

Good morning and happy weekend!  Hope you’ve got something fun planned! 🙂

I’m headed down South a piece to a “Stamptember” event!  There’ll be a group of Demo’s from the SE – and some folk from SU! in attendance.  We’re going to stamp (duh!) and eat and probably kibbitz a lot!  I think it’ll be fun!  The downside, though, is that it’s enough of a “piece” there and back that I won’t be able to do a video tonight! 🙁  But…I’ll try to post pics of the event on my Stamps-N-Lingers FB page throughout the day as I’m able! 🙂

My card for today is perfect if you’re trying to avoid inky fingers for a minute.  That’s right – no stamp was inked in the making of this card!  I used the wunnermus Wrapped In Plaid DSP, the Pine Tree Punch, a die from the Word Wishes die set and…some 1/2″ Classic Weave Ribbon.  Take a look-see:

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Stampin’ Up! Merry Moose and Plaid Sneak Peek

Good morning! Happy mid-way-thru-the-weekend!  Hope it’s going well – it’s a freakin’ steam bath here!  Yikes.  I am SO ready for some Fall weather.  Either that or I need to build an underground bunker. 😉

If you were able to join me last night for my Facebook Live video, I appreciate you spending part of your weekend with me!  If not, but would like to see how I made today’s card – and get a few more looks at some goodies in the new 2019 Holiday Catalog – here’s the replay!

From the instant I saw the Merry Moose stamp set – and the bundled Moose Punch (seriously?!? 🙂 ) – I knew this would be at the top end of my list for this really awesome new catalog!  And then I saw the Wrapped in Plaid DSP and…well.  It was a moose-y marriage made in heaven!  Take a look-see:

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

I started by building the background – using the new Basic Pattern Decorative Masks (coming on 4 Sept in the 2019 Holiday Catalog).  I used the trees mask and a sponge with Crumb Cake ink to first create the trees.  Leaving the mask in place, I then sponged lightly over the top with new Golden Glitz Delicata Ink (also new in the 2019 Holiday catty!).  When it was dry, I matted the panel on Cherry Cobbler for the card front.

Next I cut a piece of Cherry Cobbler plaid paper from the Wrapped in Plaid DSP, using a square Stitched Shapes Die.  I also cut a same-size piece of Very Vanilla.  I adhered the plaid square at a diagonal onto the card front with Liquid Glue.

On the Very Vanilla square, I stamped the large tree from Merry Moose in Shaded Spruce – twice.  Then I used the small tree image – and stamped-off-once Shaded Spruce – to add a few background trees.  I inked the large tree with the Golden Glitz ink and stamped over the top of the images.  Then I adhered the square to the card front with Liquid Glue.

I used a few Glue Dots to adhere a length of 5/8″ Burlap Trim across the panel.

I cut a small Rectangle Stitched Dies shape from Very Vanilla, stamped the Merry Moose sentiment in Cherry Cobbler, and adhered it to the trim with Liquid Glue.

On another piece of Very Vanilla, I stamped the moose in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  Then I used my Light and Dark Crumb Cake Stampin’ Blends to color his body and Light and Dark Gray Granite for his antlers.  I cut him out with the Moose Punch and, using Liquid Glue and some Mini Dimensionals (under the antlers), adhered him next to the sentiment.

I stamped the scarf in Shaded Spruce on Very Vanilla, fussy cut it and adhered it with Liquid Glue.  Then I added some Shaded Spruce jewels from the Holiday Rhinestone Basic Jewels (these are coming soon, too!) and the card front was done!

On the inside, I added a second sentiment in Cherry Cobbler to a Very Vanilla panel.  Then I did a few more Shaded Spruce and Golden Glitz trees and some “ground/snow” in stamped-off-once Crumb Cake.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Cherry Cobbler mat and into my Crumb Cake card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Very Vanilla Medium Envelope got more Merry Moose trees on the front…

…and some more of that wunnermus Wrapped in Plaid on the envelope flap.

Et Voila.  Moose.  Trees.  Sentiments.  An adorable racoon.  AND a punch??  Yep – the Merry Moose bundle is going to be a heavy favorite this season, I am 100% confident!  And if you pair it with plaid?  Oh my.  I hope you like!

TTFN

M

 

 

 

P.S.  Speaking of bundles…be watching tomorrow!  I’ve been at it again – coming up with super wonderful (and money-saving) Special Bundles from the 2019 Holiday Catalog!  And…you’re gonna LOVE what I’ve put together for you! But – they’ll only be available for a limited time, so… stick close!  🙂


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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! 🙂


Last Weekend of 2019!

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!


What’s The Best Bundle Going??

It’s the…

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:  

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

Cherry Cobbler Card Stock: 4 1/4″ x 5″ (mats for card front and for inner liner)

Very Vanilla Card Stock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front and inner liner); 2 5/8″ square Stitched Shapes die cut (trees); 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ Rectangle Stitched Die (sentiment)

Wrapped In Plaid DSP: 2 5/8″ square Stitched Shapes die cut 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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Finn Fan Fix


Did you guys know that yesterday was – apparently – National Spoil Your Dog Day?

No – I didn’t either.  Until I got an e-mail from Chewy or IHeartDogs or some such.

So…if I understand this correctly…we’re only supposed to spoil our dog on ONE DAY OUT OF THE YEAR?!?

Finn gives this stupid idea about a million paws DOWN!

Maybe a National Spoil Your Cat Day (and maybe then only once every 5 or 6 years – if you MUST have a cat).

But – not for dogs.

Dogs must be spoiled every.  Single.  Day.

Yesterday, in order to ensure that happened – Finn got me up twice on Friday night to go out.  This is unheard of in our house.  He simply never has to go out once he’s hit the sack.

THIS is normal – all night long – with nary a twitch nor a wiggle.  Probably some snoring, but that’s about it.

So I was on high alert on Saturday morning and, sure enough, appears he had a little tummy upset.

The 2 teaspoons of Pepto Bismol (YUK, mom – what the HECK!?!) was not even sort of well received.

Chicken and rice in the Mealthy Multi-Pot was the more (much more!) palatable remedy.  Dump it in – a quick 3 minutes on high and then sit until I got back in from doing the horses and…

I’ll feed this out and I’m quite sure it will settle his little tummy right down.

Also I’ll be a rock-star AND – will have fulfilled the requirement to spoil my dog for this year.  Winner winner chicken-and-rice dinner!

Phew! 😅 Don’t have to do THAT again for 364 more days! What a relief! 😉

TTFN

M

 

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