Stampin’ Up!

It’s Monday morning and a full day ahead… what are your plans? I’ve a bit of computer work today, card making :o), gardening :O) and more, but first, I want to share this masculine birthday card. Part of what makes it masculine is the colors, another is its simplicity and non-fussiness.

I began with retiring Sahara Sand card stock to make this A2 top fold card. Does it seem that I’m trying to use my stash in preparation for all the new? Well – you are sooooo right! I have gotten stuck however, using what’s on my desk. :O( Nonetheless… here’s the card.

Stampin' Up! Masculine birthday w/ By the Bay DSP

As I mentioned, Sahara Sand for the card base. Starting from the front:

  • By the Bay DSP cut 2 7/8 x 3 7/8
  • Layer this to Basic White 3 x 4
  • Adhere both to a coordinating By the Bay DSP 3 7/8 x 5 1/8
  • And Balmy Blue 4 x 5 1/4.
  • Wrap with a length of Burlap Ribbon from the Real Red & Burlap Ribbon Combo Pack (carrying over!). Adhere ribbon in back with Stampin’ Seal
  • Adhere all this to the card base with dimensionals
  • Stamp the sentiment in Night of Navy ink on a Basic White scrap. This sentiment comes from Waves of Inspiration stamp set – carrying over!
  • Die cut sentiment with Waves Dies, carrying over… and adhere over the ribbon with dimensionals
  • Add three Enamel Dot Essentials in Crumb Cake and the front is complete
Stampin' Up! Masculine birthday, inside

For the inside… adhere a Basic White 3 7/8 x 5 1/8 to a Balmy Blue piece 4 x 5 1/4. Adhere a strip of By the Bay DSP to the bottom and attach all this to the inside of the card.

Stampin' Up! Masculine birthday w/ By the Bay, card & envelope

The envelope… super simple… a coordinating piece of By the Bay DSP for the envelope flap and this masculine card is ready to be sent.

Here’s the exciting part about the products used for this card… The Waves of Inspiration stamp set and its coordinating Waves Dies are carrying over… just not as a bundle. The Real Red & Burlap Ribbon Combo Pack is also carrying over. Balmy Blue, Night of Navy and Basic White card stock are also carrying over, as are the Balmy Blue ink and Night of Navy inks. :O) What is not carrying over into the new 2023-2024 Annual Catalog is the By the Bay Designer Series Paper and the Enamel Dot Essentials or the Sahara Sand card stock. Prices are changing in the new catalog… production costs have risen as everything else has risen (such as food costs, clothing costs, gasoline, etc.) If you have a chance, check out getting these carry-over items now before the price increases with the new catalog. You may do that order from me here.

When you place an order of $50 or more (before shipping & taxes), you receive from me a SU! item valued up to $10 + Star-Studded Rewards. If your order exceeds $150, do not use my HOST CODE as SU! has it’s own rewards from which you may choose. You will still receive that FREE ITEM from me up to $10 + the Star-Studded Rewards.  And if your order is $50 or more I will also send you my monthly class tutorials. BONUS! :O)

So MANY exciting new colors in the 2023-2024 Annual catalog. If you were a customer of mine this past year and placed an order over $50, you should be receiving your catalog – they have been mailed! And having said that, I’m offering a Designer Series Paper share from the Stampin’ Up! 2023-2024 Annual Catalog. Join the fun!!  I’ll place the share order early on May 2 and use the expedited shipping option and should be able to have the shares cut, bundled and back out to you during the week of May 8. You are going to LOVE these new papers…

With the advent of the new 2023-2024 Annual Catalog going live May 2, there are LOS of new Designer Series Papers – and I am offering paper shares.

New Designer Series Paper Share – $70.00 plus $8.50 for Priority Mail shipping

  • 12-Bright & Beautiful
  • 6-Countryside Inn 6 x 6
  • 12- Delightfully Eclectic
  • 6-Earthen Elegance 6 x 6
  • 6-Fresh As A Daisy 6 x 6
  • 5-Glorious Gingham 6 x 6
  • 12-Inked Botanicals
  • 6-Let’s Go Fishing 6 x 6
  • 6-Les Shoppes 6 x 6
  • 6-Masterfully Made 6 x 6
  • 6-Stargazing 6 x 6
  • 6-Zoo Crew 6 x 6
  • 10-2023-2025 In Color 6 x 6
  • 10-2022-2024 In Color 6 x 6
  • 20-Brights 6 x 6
  • 20-Neutrals 6 x 6
  • 20-Regals 6 x 6
  • 20-Subtles 6 x 6
  • 3-Gold Celebrations acetate
  • 3-Holographic Trio Specialty Paper
  • 5-White Center Specialty
  • 2-More Dazzle Specialty 6 X 6
  • 5-Soft Shimmer Paper Combo Pack
  • 5-2022-2024 In-Color Textured Specialty Paper
  • 5-2023-2025 In-Color Luster Specialty Paper

In all, you’ll receive 217 – 6” x 6” sheets of designer or specialty paper!

Double DSP Share – $140 + $14.50 Shipping by Priority Mail – if you’d like double shares of the designer paper, I’m offering those too! The 12 x 12 designer paper sheets will be cut into 6 × 12 so that you’ll be able to get 3 full A2 size card fronts from each sheet and double sheets of the 6 x 6 since they’re already precut. Make sense?

FREE Gift From Me! – As a bonus for joining my share, you’ll get a sampling of the new 2023-2025 In-Color Dots! (find these on page 141.

Anyone is welcome to join in my share, just remember, I can only ship to addresses within the US.  If you’d like to join, email the following information to Make sure you indicate a single share or double share :O)

  • Your first and last name
  • The email address that is connected to your PayPal account. I only accept PayPal for payment.  ***You do not need to have a PayPal account to pay the invoice, you can choose to pay by credit card without having a PayPal account

Deadline to sign up for my share is Sunday, April 30th at 5:00 PM ET.

Stampin' Up! 2023-2024 Annual Catalog cover

This is the front cover of the new catalog. I can’t show what’s inside until AFTER the catalog goes live May 2. I’ve sent my catalogs to my customers and they should have arrived. If you would like to choose me as your demonstrator and need a new catalog, please reach out to me and I’ll send one. Lots of new IN COLORS and a COLOR REFRESH!!!

Stampin' Up! Color Refresh

Here you can see those returning colors and some new ones – so fun!

Stampin' Up! IN COLORS 2023-2024

These new In Colors are:

  • Pebble Path
  • Moody Mauve,
  • Boho Blue
  • Copper Clay
  • Wild Wheat.
  • LOVE, LOVE these new In Colors! You can see a Stampin’ Up! video here

Introducing the latest addition to the Kits Collection by Stampin’ Up! The Forever Friends Kit has all you need to create beautiful floral cards with green foil accents to share with all your friends! 

Stampin' Up! Froever Friends Kit
Stampin' Up! Forever Friends kit parts
Stampin' Up! Forever Friends stamps



$21.00 USD | $29.00 CAD

Available starting 12 April 2023

I love the colors in this kit!!! This kit includes:

  • Enough supplies to create 8 cards—4 each of 2 designs
  • 8 coordinating envelopes
  • One Forever Friends photopolymer stamp set
  • One Night of Navy Ink Spot
  • Printed card bases, printed foil envelopes, foil die cuts, adhesive, twine, and a clear block
  • Finished card size: 5-1/4″ x 4-1/4″ (13.3 x 10.8 cm)
  • Coordinating colors: Calypso Coral, Daffodil Delight, Night of Navy, Old Olive, Petal Pink

One last thing…

LAST CHANCE PRODUCTS…BEST thing to do is go to my online store to see what is still available.. order from me here



2 responses to “Stampin’ Up!”

  1. Such a pretty card Terry Lynn! Love the layering and colors! 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

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