It’s Saturday… and I’m knee- deep in a convention… lots of debate and amendments. It’s very civil, and it’s necessary to keep the organization in good order, but oh my, it’s l-o-n-g. Today’s card is another necessary… a couple of thinking of you cards for men friends of ours struggling with their health. The two cards are very similar, different card bases and DSP used and embellishments, but same layout. And you like that right? Here they are…

The Positive Thoughts stamp set is perfect for these cards – it gives the right sentiment without being too mushy.

The card on the left uses In Good Taste DSP, Simply Elegant Trim in Silver, Tasteful Textures EF, Matte Black Dots, Picture This Dies for the sentiment, Smokey Slate and Basic Black card stocks. Smokey Slate ink for stamping.

Masculine Thinking of you

Here I stamped using Smoky Slate ink on a Basic White panel, added the strip from the envelope flap (you’ll see this in the next photo :), adhered it to a Basic Black panel and adhered it into the inside of the card.

Masculine Thinking of You

I added more of the same In Good Taste DSP to the flap, and die cut the edge with one of the Basic Borders Dies. And the card was done – ready to go out in today’s mail.

The card on the right uses Beauty of the Earth DSP, Tasteful Labels Dies for the sentiment die cut and Champagne Rhinestone Jewels for the embellishment, Cinnamon Cider and Early espresso card stocks. Early Espresso ink for stamping.

Masculine Thinking of You

For the inside of this card I stamped the sentiment and the butterflies in Early Espresso ink on a Basic White panel- both from Positive Thoughts stamp set, then layered it on Early Espresso card stock and adhered it to the inside of the card.

Again, same Beauty of The Earth DSP on the envelope flap and on the front another butterfly stamped in Early Espresso ink. And this card is gone already. :O)

I really like how these cards turned out – simple, again, but layered and thoughtful for each individual. And they do fit the person to whom they are being given: one man is very quiet and a bit shy while the other man is a bit of a partier and flashy.

The countdown for Sale-a-bration is 6 days if you count today. Remember what that means – no more free Stampin’ Up! goodies, no extra bundle if you decide to join as a demonstrator… more particulars follow. If you do not have a demonstrator and need an Annual 2021 Catalog OR Jul-Dec 2021 Mini Catalog, please reach out to me – happy to send one to you. And when I send it, there will be a Sale-a-bration catalog in with it! That means more FREE items to choose from with every order of $50, or $100 or multiples of that. Please also use my current host code when ordering: R6U3VRBN. I offer my customers a free item from Stampin’ Up! valued to $10 with your order of $50 and above. Click here to go my store. 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. Would love to have you!

Remember that Sale-a-bration is now through September 30! It’s the best time to buy (lots of free product) & JOIN ~ read on… it is ending SOON!!!

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It is during this period that when you place an order of $50 or increments of that, there are FREE items available in the Sale-a-bration catalog. Stampin’ Up! does not usually offer more than one sale-a-bration in a year, but this year, they DID! WooHoo – fun products too… Again, contact me if you do not have a catalog.

How do you pre-earn Sale-A-Bration products? It’s simple! For every $50 USD | $60 CAD and $100 USD | $120 CAD you spend, you’ll be able to take your pick of Sale-A-Bration products to add to your order—for free

And if you JOIN and become a demonstrator during Sale-a-bration… you have the opportunity to get one of the bundles below FREE!

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156795Arctic Bears Bundle$47.50 USD | $64.75 CAD1
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156806Christmas To Remember Bundle$60.25 USD | $81.75 CAD1
156807Frosted Gingerbread Bundle$48.50 USD | $66.50 CAD1
158609Gorgeous Leaves Bundle$44.00 USD | $60.25 CAD1
156813Nature’s Harvest Bundle$53.00 USD | $72.75 CAD1
156816Peaceful Cabin Bundle$54.00 USD | $72.75 CAD1
156391Peaceful Deer Bundle$36.00 USD | $48.50 CAD1
156789Penguin Place Bundle$31.50 USD | $42.25 CAD1
156798Sweet Little Stockings Bundle$47.50 USD | $64.75 CAD1
156810Whimsical Trees Bundle$51.25 USD | $70.00 CAD1





Those who join Stampin’ Up! during Sale-A-Bration may select one bundle from the list above to

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Joining during this sale-a-bration time allows you to create your own starter kit: $99 cost, $125 worth of product + a FREE bundle (listed above for no additional cost) + FREE Sale-a-bration items. Oh my – why pass up this deal? Join now… you may do that here.

Thanks for stopping by. May you have a beautiful day. Inspire. Create. Share.

Nothing beats a handmade card.