Stampin’ Up! Retirement with A Good Man

Wow – the temperature has dropped 20 degrees – and it is a bit cool. It’s going to be a long sleeve and sweater kind of day today and that unusual on the East Coast this time of year. But… I’ll take it! My card today is made using A Good Man stamp set. A man we know is retiring, lives simply, doesn’t like a fuss and it’s hard to know what to do for him. Making a card is a start.

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I fist stamped the main image of the man in Pacific point ink on a Basic White panel, then colored him with Stampin’ Blends So Saffron and Crumb Cake. Next I ran this panel through using the Stitched Whimsy Dies to create a border. I then stamped the two sentiments from A Good Man in Night of Navy ink. Next step was to adhere this panel to a slightly larger piece of Smoky Slate card stock. I then wrapped Gray Granite Bakers Twine from the Essentials Pack twice around both layers and tied a knot. Because this man has worked for a local Yacht Club, I attached an anchor that is a retired item from a couple of years ago. Sorry… I shouldn’t do that, use retired items, but this card really did call for it! The anchor was secured with a couple of glue dots to keep it in place.

The base of my card is part of the May Paper Pumpkin kit. I adhered a panel of Pacific Point to it with liquid glue, then attached the completed panel with dimensionals.

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To the inside I first added a panel of Pacific Point card stock with liquid glue. I began by running the Basic White panel through the die cutting machine using the largest of the Stitched Whimsy Dies. Next I stamped the Thank You using The Best Year stamp set – and it was done in Pacific Point ink. I cut out the numbers with the Playful Alphabet Dies and Smoky Slate card stock and adhered them with liquid glue. The years sentiment is from A Wish for Everything stamp set, also in Pacific point ink. The stars were ones in my ‘pile’ of unused items and die cut from the Messages Dies. 🙂 This panel was adhered to the inside of the card with liquid glue and the cardn was done.

For the envelope, I added a piece of Brights 6×6 DSP in Pacxiic Point to the envelope flap, trimmed to fit & voila!

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Products for todays project are from the 2021-22 Annual Catalog. They may be found in the list below. I’ve made it easy for you to simply ‘add all to cart’. If I can help you in any way to order these items, or others, please give me a holler. As a thank you to my customers, when the order is between $50-$150 I offer a SU! item of your choice valued at $10. Remember to use MY NEW HOST CODE – 4A6RJ2TA . When the order is over $150, you still receive that free gift from me, but SU! has Stampin’ Rewards that may be used for additional products, so don’t use the host code at that time. If you have questions just let me know. If you would like to be able to order products early from catalogs AND enjoy that 20% discount, join my team now… you may do that here. We have lots of fun and are a creative bunch that encourages & supports one another.

Stampin’ Up! has two promotions going on right now: a HOST promotion AND a KIT promotion,

which are shown next.


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From 4 May–14 June 2021, qualifying orders will receive our generous Stampin’ Rewards PLUS additional rewards! Hosts can earn Stampin’ Rewards based on order totals for an entire party. Outside of the party setting, Stampin’ Rewards are available to those who place individual orders that meet the order totals shown here.

  • Workshop orders, customer orders, and online orders all qualify for the extra $25 in Stampin’ Rewards if they reach the $250 level.
  • The order must reach the qualifying amount of $250 in merchandise prior to shipping and tax.The extra $25 rewards are only valid once per order no matter how high the order total.
  • Starter Kit orders do not qualify for this promotion.
  • Stampin’ Rewards can not be used on a 50% off item.
  • Deadline to submit an order and receive the extra $25 in free Stampin’ Rewards:  June 14, 2021 at 11:50 PM (MT).


I’m excited to share with you a new line of creative products called the Kits Collection by Stampin’ Up! Stampin’ Up! has taken the guess work out of creativity and done the hard parts, and you get to do the fun stuff: craft! Each kit is all-inclusive and includes the predesigned projects, preprinted pieces, and even the adhesives you need to complete the projects.

There’s a wide variety of kits for all different occasions, and new kits are being added regularly. You can shop the current selection at But hurry! Kits are available only while supplies last! 

Pick the kit that’s right for you!


Thanks for stopping by. May you have a beautiful day!

Card cuts:

Pacific Point – 3 7/8 x 5 1/8 (front), 4 1/8 x 5 3/8 (inside)

Smoky Slate – 3 3/4 x 5 (front)

Basic White – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4 (front), 4 x 5 1/4 (inside)

DSP – 2 1/4 x 6 (flap)

3 responses to “Stampin’ Up! Retirement with A Good Man”

  1. Cool card Terry Lynn! I’m enjoying the cooler weather today too! 🙂

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  2. Nice! Looks like a great way to while away an afternoon! 🙂 Enjoy that little “cool snap” – it’ll get hot again soon enough! 🙂

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