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Annual Catalog 2022

Stampin’ Up! Designer Tags Dies – as Tags!

Good Monday morning ~ new day, new week, new start to something wonderful. Todays project uses the Designer Tags Dies as what else – tags… (Yesterday I made a card from them so that’s why I’m saying that ) :😁 I only made two tags, but the possibilities are endless. Let your imagination go wild!

Stampin' Up! Designer Tags Dies

The red background tag uses the Sweetest Christmas DSP as the background with one of the dies. On top of that is another die cut and I chose to leave all the pieces in it and adhered it directly to the tag base. The next layer is loose but attached with the crochet thread. I figure to put to whom the present goes on this sweet portion.

The other tag is super simple… Basic White card stock again and with the Rose Gold die cut butterfly from the Designer Tags Dies. Isn’t this butterfly the sweetest? I added two Glassy Dots Assortments in Gorgeous Grape to the butterfly. The sentiment at the bottom is from Go To Greetings stamp set. The attached ribbon is Metallic Woven Ribbon in Orchid Oasis.

Some of the products to make this card are from the Jul- Dec 2022 Annual Catalog. If you do not have a demonstrator and need catalogs please reach out to me – happy to send one to you. The other catalog available right now is the 2022 -2023 Annual Catalog . When ordering, please also use my current host code: TXBWJTMW and remember I offer Star-Studded Rewards. More about the rewards below :O) As a thank you to my customers I also offer a free item from Stampin’ Up! item 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. WooHoo! We have lots of fun and are a creative bunch that encourages & supports one another. Would love to have you. :O)

Stampin' Up! Weekly Deals - week 2
  • New products added each week on 1, 8, 15, and 22 September.
  • Promotion ends 28 September.
  • Product options and discounts vary based on inventory availability.
  • All order types qualify for this promotion (customer, demonstrator, workshop, and online).
  • Discounted items can be added to a Starter Kit.
  • Get the most up-to-date product information on the online store beginning 1 September.
  • Please visit my online store here to learn the deals of the week!

Here’s how my STAR REWARDS work:
For each $50 that you order from my online store (before shipping & taxes) and when you add my current Host Code, you will earn 1 STAR Reward.  Orders of $49.99 or below DO NOT earn any rewards.Example $50 = 1 STAR Reward, $100 = 2 STAR Rewards, $150 = 3 STAR Rewards etc.
When you have earned 8 STAR Rewards you will get a FREE product order valued up to $40.00, your choice, and mailed directly to you! Is that a deal or what???
You also earn my monthly Online Class Tutorial of exclusive projects when you place an order.
For any order $50 or more you will also receive 1 free gift from me valued up to $10.
And remember too, during this time of Sale-a-bration, for every $50 order from any catalog, you’ll earn free Sale-a-bration goodies from Stampin’ Up!
Remember to use MY current HOST CODE: TXBWJTMW Click here to go my store.
HAPPY SHOPPING!

Stampin' Up! Perfect Partners

stamp sets and dies—and that’s what the Perfect Partners promotion is all about! 

We created six new dies that coordinate with stamp sets in the 2022–2023 Annual Catalog and the July–December 2022 Mini Catalog. These coordinating dies will only be available during this promotion and will not be offered in any catalog.  

AVAILABLE 1–30 September 2022

Starting 1 September 2022, customers can order these fun and festive dies and/or bundles. Dies coordinate with stamp sets from the 2022–2023 Annual Catalog and the July–December 2022 Mini Catalog. These six new dies sets are only available for a limited time. Save 10% off when purchasing the bundle.

Items available during this promotion can be added to demonstrator, customer, workshop, and online orders.

Dies are exclusive to this promotion and are only available while supplies last. No quantity limits apply during the customer sales period.

Qualifying orders qualify for Stampin’ Rewards. Items can be added to a starter kit.

Thanks for stopping by.

May you have a beautiful day.

Make someone happy sending them a handmade card filled with love.

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Stampin’ Up! Trimming the Tree in White

Good Tuesday morning… School starts today for many of the children around here. That reminds me of football games, marching band, cheerleaders, etc. etc. What are some of your mem’ries? And fall leads to Christmas, right? So today’s card is a Christmas card and it reminds me of my father-in-laws Christmas tree farm. His full time job was quite different: he designed engines for airplanes, but he loved his trees. There was a specific time of year for trimming, shaping ~ in hot July & early August. And trees trimmed that summer weren’t sold until at least the following year so the tips grew over. Nowadays when we go looking for a Christmas tree, they have all been recently shaped – ugh. Reminiscing… back to today’s card…

Stampin' Up! Trimming the Tree in white.1

I chose not to use traditional Christmas DSP on this card, I used Texture Chic Specialty DSP ~ it adds a softness, doesn’t it? I had an aunt that would purchase heavily flocked trees and this sort of reminds me of that. Notice the tree on the left, it isn’t cut out entirely, just the pine boughs – and prior to attaching to your card stock, it’s easy to make those boughs poke out for more of a 3D effect. :O) The smaller tree on the right does the same thing – but it is totally die cut from the card stock. I cut very tiny pieces of dimensionals for the back of this tree to give it some depth. And those bows – are they delicate and sweet or what? They were die cut with the Tree Trimmings Dies as well as the trees: and so were the stars. The Tree Trimmings Dies coordinate (partner) with the Trimming the Tree stamp set in the Annual Catalog. The dies are being offered during the month of September only as part of the Perfect Partners promotion. These dies are wonderful – little ornaments and tree stands, and swags and so much more. But, back to the card. There are some layers here: Texture Chick SDSP, 12 x 12 Gold Foil, Gold 6×6 (as in Gold & Rose Gold 6×6 DSP) and the White Glimmer Paper for one of the stars, and Brushstroke in Soft Succulent (bows and backing to the trees). I’ll add the card cuts at the end of this post.

Stampin' Up! Trtimming the Tree in white, inside.2

For the inside of the card, I stamped the snowflake from the Season of Chic stamp set in VersaMark ink then sprinkled it with Gold embossing powder and heat set. Once cool I used a Blending Brush to add some color – Soft Succulent. The sentiment is stamped in Evening Evergreen ink using the Trimming the Tree stamp set. on a Basic White panel. This was added to a piece of Evening Evergreen card stock, then added to the Soft Succulent card base.

Stampin' Up! Trimming the Tree in white.3

For the envelope, more of the snowflake Texture Chic SDSP for the flap, trimmed to fit after adhering. And for the envelope front, I stamped the same snowflake from Seasons of Chic stamp set in Soft Succulent ink – two of them stamped-off & one in full strength. I can’t wait to play with these dies again…Tree Trimmings Dies, part of the Perfect Partners promotion! If you already have the Trimming the Tree stamp set, the Tree Trimmings Dies can be purchased separately. If you have neither, they can be purchased together for a 10% discount – how sweet is that!

Some of the products to make this card are from the Jul- Dec 2022 Annual Catalog. If you do not have a demonstrator and need catalogs please reach out to me – happy to send one to you. The other catalog available right now is the 2022 -2023 Annual Catalog . When ordering, please also use my current host code: TXBWJTMW and remember I offer Star-Studded Rewards. More about the rewards below :O) As a thank you to my customers I also offer a free item from Stampin’ Up! item 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. WooHoo! We have lots of fun and are a creative bunch that encourages & supports one another. Would love to have you. :O)

Two new offerings from Stampin’ Up! Perfect Partners & Weekly Deals. Both started Sep 1! Weekly Deals is during the month of September and each week the offerings for a reduced price changes.Perfect Partners is NEW die sets created to coordinate with existing stamp sets. Here’s more…

Stampin' Up! Perfect Partners promo

stamp sets and dies—and that’s what the Perfect Partners promotion is all about! 

We created six new dies that coordinate with stamp sets in the 2022–2023 Annual Catalog and the July–December 2022 Mini Catalog. These coordinating dies will only be available during this promotion and will not be offered in any catalog.  

These stamp sets and dies are available separately or as a bundle. By buying the bundle, you and your customers will save 10% off the retail price. 

Put these wonderful stamp sets and dies together for more paper-crafting fun! Order now!

AVAILABLE 1–30 September 2022

Starting 1 September 2022, customers can order these fun and festive dies and/or bundles. Dies coordinate with stamp sets from the 2022–2023 Annual Catalog and the July–December 2022 Mini Catalog. These six new dies sets are only available for a limited time. Save 10% off when purchasing the bundle.

Items available during this promotion can be added to demonstrator, customer, workshop, and online orders.

Dies are exclusive to this promotion and are only available while supplies last. No quantity limits apply during the customer sales period.

Qualifying orders qualify for Stampin’ Rewards. Items can be added to a starter kit.

162526 Apple Harvest Bundle (EN)$53.00 USD

160255 Apple Blossoms Dies $35.00 USD
159944A pple Harvest stamp set $24.00 USD
162519 Fresh Cut Flowers$50.25 USD

160251 Fresh Cut Stems Dies $34.00 USD
159018 Fresh Cut Flowers stamp set $22.00 USD
162521 This Birthday Piggy Bundle $48.50 USD

160254 Playful Piggy Dies $31.00 USD
159107 This Birthday Piggy stamp set $23.00 USD
162522 Trimming The Tree Bundle (EN)$46.75 USD

160256Tree Trimming Dies $34.00 USD
158972Trimming The Tree stamp set $18.00 USD

162520 Waterfall Canyon Bundle $53.00 USD

160252Waterfall Canyon Dies $37.00 USD

158927Waterfall Canyon stamp set $22.00 USD

162529 Yeti To Party Bundle (EN)$41.25 USD

160253 Yeti Dies $28.00 USD

159826 Yeti To Party stamp set $18.00 USD

159826 Yeti To Party stamp set $18.00 USD

Stampin' Up! Weekly Deals Sep 1-28
  • New products added each week on 1, 8, 15, and 22 September.
  • Promotion ends 28 September.
  • Product options and discounts vary based on inventory availability.
  • All order types qualify for this promotion (customer, demonstrator, workshop, and online).
  • Discounted items can be added to a Starter Kit.
  • Get the most up-to-date product information on the online store beginning 1 September.
  • Please visit my online store here to learn the deals of the week!


Here’s how my STAR REWARDS work – just double the rewards:
For each $50 that you order from my online store (before shipping & taxes) and when you add my current Host Code, you will earn 1 STAR Reward.  Orders of $49.99 or below DO NOT earn any rewards.Example $50 = 1 STAR Reward, $100 = 2 STAR Rewards, $150 = 3 STAR Rewards etc.
When you have earned 8 STAR Rewards you will get a FREE product order valued up to $40.00, your choice, and mailed directly to you! Is that a deal or what???
You also earn my monthly Online Class Tutorial of exclusive projects when you place an order.
For any order $50 or more you will also receive 1 free gift from me valued up to $10.
And remember too, during this time of Sale-a-bration, for every $50 order from any catalog, you’ll earn free Sale-a-bration goodies from Stampin’ Up!
Remember to use MY current HOST CODE: TXBWJTMW Click here to go my store.
HAPPY SHOPPING!

Thanks for stopping by.

May you have a beautiful day.

Make someone happy sending them a handmade card filled with love.

Inspire. Create. Share.

Stampin’ Up! Decorated w/ Happiness #2

Good Saturday morning! It’s a goin’ to be a hot one today. I’ll need to get outdoor chores done ASAP, but I do want to share this card with you first. It’s yesterday’s card in different colors – monochromatic if you will, and I like it even better.

Decorated w/ Happiness #2.1

The card base is Smoky Slate, inks for pine boughs & sentiment are also Smoky Slate; Silver Foil for the bell, pine boughs and stars; Shaded Spruce for the small boughs & Cherry Cobbler for the ‘smoosh’ behind the bell; and Whisper White for the snowflakes. And – you can see the Jingle Bell Trinket – I love the added touch and it doesn’t bother me that it contrasts with the foil.

Decorated w/ Happiness #2, inside

The inside I did just a bit differently from yesterdays card – by adding the pine bough. Inks are Smoky Slate, Cherry Cobbler & Shaded Spruce stamped on a Basic White panel.

Decorated w/ Happiness #2.3

The envelope is very similar to yesterday’s card – just using Shaded Spruce and Cherry Cobbler. And here are the photos for yesterday’s card…

Decorated w/ Happiness
Decorated w/ Happiness

Products to make this card are from the Jul-Dec 2022 Mini Catalog and Sale-a-bration Catalog and can’t be shown below. They CAN be ordered Jul 1!!! If you do not have a demonstrator and need those catalogs or an Annual Catalog please reach out to me (the 2022-2023 AC) – happy to send one to you. When ordering, please also use current host code: H7EUAMXD. I offer my customers a free item from Stampin’ Up! item 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. WooHoo! We have lots of fun and are a creative bunch that encourages & supports one another. Would love to have you. :O)

Decorated with Happiness Bundle… 159711

Jingle Bell Trinkets… 159980

So what else??? Oh yes… some great opportunities for BOGO Kits Collection and Last Chance Products. Read on about those.

Share a Kit with a Friend with the Kits Collection BOGO 50% Off Promotion

Get ready—the Kits Collection is having a buy one, get one 50% off promotion. This is the perfect time to #ShareYourMoment and share a kit from the Kits Collection with a friend! As always, the kit selection is based on availability. You can see what’s available in the Kits Collection selection here

Ordering info:

Sale runs through 1–30 June 2022.
All kits in the Kits Collection by Stampin’ Up! qualify for this sale. 
Kit selection is based on availability.
You will need at least two kits in your cart for the discount to automatically apply at checkout. 
There are no order limits on this promotion.
On the customer store, the discount will automatically apply to the most expensive kit in your cart.

The January–June 2022 Mini Catalog will be retiring soon! It’s always bittersweet to see a classic Stampin’ Up! catalog take a trip to retirement. But, we’re looking forward to all the new products on their way—and we hope you are, too!

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

Make someone happy sending them a handmade card filled with love.

Inspire. Create. Share.

Stampin’ Up! W-V Fun Fold w/ Abstract Beauty and Butterflies

Fun Folds are just that – f-u-n to create. And this one is so easy, although it looks complicated, it isn’t. I’m continuing with a theme of sorts, Bugs or Butterflies using the Abstract Beauty 4 x 6 DSP to attract the butterflies. Let’s take a peek…

Brilliant Wings Dies & Abstract Beauty.1

Here you can easily see the W-V fold of the card and I’ve added three of the Brilliant Wings Dies in various places. Cut out of the DSP or vellum or combining the two papers, the butterflies appear almost real. Here’s another photo with the card flat.

Brilliant Wings Dies & Abstract Beauty.2

You may be saying, but there’s no place write… so flip the card over and this is the perfect place for notes.

W-V Fun Fold, back.3

Night of Navy was used for the card base, and Crushed Curry card stock to coordinate with the DSP. In these photos, it almost looks orange! On the butterflies are holiday Rhinestone Basic Jewels to add some glam; Basic White for the sentiments stamped in Night of Navy ink come from Artfully Layered stamp set. I embossed the Crushed Curry card stock using the Hive 3D EF prior to adhering them. Here are a few more photos… and yes, there are two cards, so you will notice the butterflies are cut from other papers in the Abstract Beauty 4 x 6 DSP pack and the envelope flaps are other papers in the pack.

This is a really fun card to make ~ let me see if I can give you some pointers for putting it together. Card cuts are listed below. One of the important parts is making certain that sentiment on the back panel is centered. I tend to use my grid paper to line things up just right.

Adhere the floral panel and the embossed pieces in the appropriate places using the photos above as your guide. Adhere the sentiment panels (the Night of Navy square) to the far right panel, again using your grid paper to make certain it is centered. The reason for this is… the V panel when the card is closed, covers this completely, so you want it just right. :O)

Adhering the V panel before decorating the card is next: lay the V panel on top of the sentiment panel, centering it. No glue at this point! Now close that inner W to see where it will ‘sit’ on the W (you are adhering the V to the fold that is closest to the flat portion of the card!); then lift the W, add a bit of glue to the V on the portion that will be adhered to the card and close that first W on the V. Once that dries sufficiently, close the card completely and fold the embossed portion of the V onto the card front panel (the floral piece). Note where that will ‘sit’, open the card and add liquid glue to that portion of the V, close the card again and adhere. Bingo! Now decorate as desired. YAY!!! You did it 😏

Abstract Beauty 4 x 6 DSP is not carrying over to the new cattie. Nor are the Holiday Rhinestone Basic Jewels. Brilliant Wings Dies IS carrying over, just not in the bundle with the Butterfly Brilliance stamp set. Night of Navy & Crushed Curry card stocks ARE in the new cattie, as are Basic White products. Do share with me what you create with this wonderful fun fold :O).

Products to make this card are listed below so feel free to order away. :O) If you do not have a demonstrator and need an Annual Catalog please reach out to me (the 2022-2023 AC) – happy to send one to you. AND… I have the Jan-Jun 2022 Mini Catalog and can send that as well – ordering from that catalog ends May 2! When ordering, please also use current host code: 22R4JPCG. I offer my customers a free item from Stampin’ Up! item 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. WooHoo! We have lots of fun and are a creative bunch that encourages & supports one another. Would love to have you. :O)

You can reserve your copy of this catalog by contacting me ~ just let me know and I’ll get in touch with you :O). Be a part of this amazing community! I received my copy of the catalog yesterday… and the preorder for demonstrators has begun… guess who got their order in early … me, me, me! Can’t wait! And I want to share it with you – so stay tuned. 👍😁😉

What else is going on… oh yes… with the upcoming launch of a new catalog, there are also items RETIRING, for a real bargain. It is always bittersweet to see some of these items go away. Remember too, only available while supplies last.

You may click here to see the list of last chance products.

After making your list, click here to go my store. Happy, happy shopping!

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

Maker someone happy by sending them a handmade card filled with love.

Inspire. Create. Share.

Card cuts for today’s project:

Night of Navy card base: 11 x 5 1/2, scored at 1 3/4, 3 1/2, 5 1/4 & 7: folds are mountain, valley, mountain, valley

Night of Navy: 5 x 2 1/2 scored at 2 1/2 for the V; 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 for the sentiment panel

DSP: 1 1/2 x 5 1/4 (2) preferably not the same but coordinating

Crushed Curry: 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 (embossed for the V panel); 1 1/2 x 5 1/4 (also embossed); 3 3/4 x 5 1/4 (embossed)

Basic White:4 x 5 1/4 for the card back; 2 x 2 for the sentiment panel + scrap for the front sentiment

Stampin’ Up! Free Shipping TODAY Only, $75 and up

April 21, 2022 FREE SHIPPING ALL DAY with orders of $75+. Stock up on the Last Chance Products or on papers which are heavy :O).

Time for you to stock up and save on your favorite Stampin’ Up! products! What’s the big occasion? On 21 April only, we are offering FREE shipping on orders subtotaling $75 USD | $100 CAD or more. This incredible deal lasts for 24 hours only, so head over to shop now!

Product Details

ORDERING INFORMATION:
  • All order types qualify for this promotion (customer, demonstrator, workshop, and online).
  • Free shipping applies after the qualifying amount (per market) has been met.
  • The minimum qualifying amount to receive free shipping is $75 USD | $100 CAD or more (before tax).
  • If you or your customers are using a coupon code or product credit, please remember that they are non-commissionable and will lower the order’s retail amount. The order must still meet the qualifying threshold to be eligible for free shipping.
  • Free shipping only applies during the 24-hour period the promotion is live in each market; this means that the order must be opened and closed on 21 April 2022.
  • With the exception of month-to-month Paper Pumpkin subscriptions, all Stampin’ Up! products qualify for the promotion. 
  • Prepaid Paper Pumpkin subscriptions are eligible for FREE shipping under the same rules as all other Stampin’ Up! items during the promotion.
  • Month-to-month Paper Pumpkin subscriptions are NOT eligible for free shipping. Subscriptions billed and shipped this month will be charged for the normal amount ($23.50 USD | $32.50 CAD shipping included) + tax.
  • The free shipping promotion does not cover the additional cost for expedited shipping.

Be sure to use my HOST CODE: 22R4JPCG when placing your order… over $50 gets you a Stampin’ Up! item of your choice valued to $10. 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. Got it? Click here to go my store. If you have questions just let me know.

You may click here to see the list of last chance products.

After making your list, click here to go my store. Happy, happy shopping!

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

Maker someone happy by sending them a handmade card filled with love.

Inspire. Create. Share.

Stampin’ Up! Paradise Palms for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

WooHoo! It’s time for another fabulous Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop. Below is the sketch challenge ~ and just so you know, I was very liberal in my interpretation of the sketch :O)

And here’s my card… don’t you just love these palm trees? They were die cut with the Palms Dies from the sparkly Ombre Specialty Paper (why haven’t I used this paper more often???). I’m not certain the variation shows very much in the picture, but it does in person. In my interpretation of this sketch, I moved the center panel to the bottom of the card and in lieu of flowers I bordered the panel with grasses, also die cut using the Palms Dies. As I mentioned – loose interpretation.

The background paper is the wonderful Pattern Party DSP adhered directly to the Flirty Flamingo card base. I adhered the left palm with liquid glue, then the center palm with dimensionals cut down to fit and liquid glue at the bottom of the trunk. The right palm tree was also adhered with liquid glue, slipping it under the center palm and trimming the trunk to the proper length. I cut two of the grasses to fit below the palms: in Garden Green and the new Parakeet Party card stocks. The banner is 3/4″ and trimmed at each end with the Lovely Labels Pick a Punch. The sentiment was stamped in Early Espresso ink using the Through It Together stamp set. I adhered the banner with liquid glue and dimensionals along the bottom and right end. I die cut two more of the grasses, this time from Mossy Meadow card stock and adhered them with liquid glue and dimensionals. I added several (too many???) Holiday Rhinestone Basic Jewels both to the banner and in the palm trees. Those in the trees represent coconuts! (You know, vivid imagination.) My final step was the sun, cuz something was missing on the card without it. I die cut the sun, again using one of the dies in the Palm Dies, from a sticky note, then with a Blending Brush and So Saffron ink, colored it in. And the card front was done.

Paradise Palms Bundle.1

For the inside, I stamped the small palms in Mango Melody ink after adhering this wonderful panel of
Flirty Flamingo card stock die cut with another of the Palm Dies. The strip was adhered with dabs of liquid glue (isn’t it a fun addition?). The sentiment was stamped in Early Espresso ink, again using the Through It Together stamp set. All of this was on a Basic White panel that was adhered to the inside of the card when completed.

Paradise Palms Bundle.2


The envelope got another small group of the palms stamped in Mango Melody ink. More of the Pattern Party DSP was adhered to the flap and trimmed to fit. Done, done! This was another one of those cards created out of my usual comfort zone. Experimenting is a good thing! It was inspired by a T-shirt I saw advertised with palm trees across the front and a striped background.

Paradise Palms Bundle.3

As mentioned early in this post… this is the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop so please hop around to visit all the other creations. Click on the ‘next’ button to visit Amy Koenders or click on a name to visit that particular post. Happy hopping!

Amy Koenders

Mary Deatherage

Sue Prather

Karen Finkle

Akiko Sudano

Karen Ksenzakovic

Tara Carpenter

Terry Lynn Bright ~ YOU ARE HERE! 🤗

Products to make this card are listed below so feel free to order away :O) If you do not have a demonstrator and need an Annual Catalog please reach out to me (the 2022-2023 AC will be available as of May 3!!!) – happy to send one to you. AND… I have the Jan-Jun 2022 Mini Catalog and can send that as well – ordering from that catalog ends May 2! When ordering, please also use current host code: 22R4JPCG. 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. WooHoo! We have lots of fun and are a creative bunch that encourages & supports one another. Would love to have you. :O)

You can reserve your copy of this catalog by contacting me ~ just let me know and I’ll get in touch with you :O). Be a part of this amazing community! I received my copy of the catalog yesterday… and the preorder for demonstrators has begun… guess who got their order in early … me, me, me! Can’t wait! And I want to share it with you – so stay tuned. 👍😁😉

What else is going on… oh yes… with the upcoming launch of a new catalog, there are also items RETIRING, some for a real bargain. It is always bittersweet to see some of these items go away. Remember too, only available while supplies last.

You may click here to see the list of last chance products.

After making your list, click here to go my store. Happy, happy shopping!

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

Maker someone happy by sending them a handmade card filled with love.

Inspire. Create. Share.

Stampin’ Up! Butterfly Brilliance for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hello one and all! Welcome to the talented Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop! It’s always fun to meet a sketch challenge and I turned the sketch to make this card.

Brilliant Wings Die.1

And here’s our sketch…

I started with this beautiful butterfly… using a Blending Brush and various inks (Pool Party, Coastal Cabana, Pear Pizzazz) I colored a Basic White piece then die cut the butterfly (Brilliant Wings Dies) from that panel and again from Vellum. I then layered those butterflies together with Stampin’ Seal. With a panel of Basic White 3 x 5 1/2 and using my Stamparatus to make certain the sentiment was straight and centered and placing the butterfly in the approximate position but not adhering it, I stamped the sentiment in Pacific Point ink (after removing the butterfly!). That sentiment comes from the Through It Together stamp set. I then added the butterfly with liquid glue. Notice I left the wings and the antennae free :O)

The next step was the create the card base itself: Thick Basic White cut to 4 1/4 x 11 and scored at 5 1/2. Add strips of Coastal Cabana about 1/4″ from each edge, then another strip of Pacific Point. Add the butterfly panel and the final touch are the lovely Rhinestone Waves Basic Jewels. (These can be purchased as part of the Waves Collection right now ~ and only available while supplies last., They will NOT be in the 2022 – 2023 Annual Catalog.) As you can see there are several shades of jewels and I mixed them up because of the butterfly.

Brilliant Wings Dies.2

The envelope got special treatment with a piece of Abstract Beauty 4 x 6 DSP adhered to the flap and trimmed to fit. I stamped the butterfly right on the DSP using the Butterfly Brilliance stamp. First I inked with Coastal Cabana, then picked up the Pacific Point and inked just the lower wings. You could easily do this with a sponge dauber but I was lazy and just used the ink pad.

Brillance Wings Dies.3

After cleaning the stamp I repeated the process of inking the butterfly with Coastal Cabana then tapping the lower wings with Pacific Point. and stamped the front of the envelope.

Brilliance Wings Dies.4

This card has a lot of white space and I’m not used to making cards like this, but I like it ~ it’s simple and elegant. For all the products used in today’s card and more information about current happenings in Stampin’ Up!, scroll down below the names :O)

If you are interested in visiting Amy Koenders, please click the next button. If you want to see another’s post, click on their name. Happy Hopping!

Amy Koenders

Mary Deatherage

Kristi Gray

Jaimie Babarczy

Karen Finkle

Akiko Sudano

Karen Ksenzakovic

Tara Carpenter

Terry Lynn Bright ~ you are here!

Products to make this card are listed below so feel free to order away :O) If you do not have a demonstrator and need an Annual Catalog please reach out to me (the 2022-2023 AC will be available as of May 3) – happy to send one to you. AND… I have the Jan-Jun 2022 Mini Catalog and can send that as well – ordering from that catalog ends soon! When ordering, please also use current host code: Y4NW3AK. 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. WooHoo! We have lots of fun and are a creative bunch that encourages & supports one another. Would love to have you. :O)

Stampin’ Up! Pansy Patch for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Happy Thursday! Today is the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop and the challenge is flowers – a real spring thing, right? And here’s my card…

Pansy Patch.1

This is the right time of year for pansies isn’t it… when it’s still a bit cool and not wicked hot that makes everything melt. I began by embossing with the Greenery folder and a Basic White panel. This is a narrow embossing folder and therefore with a wider sheet of card stock it’s important to match the embossed portion when running it through again. I think you can see that the embossing matches perfectly – yay! That panel was adhered directly to the Thick Basic White card base.

Next I took the beautiful Pansy Petals 12 x 12 DSP and cut three panels 1 x 4 1/4. These were adhered with liquid glue to an Evening Evergreen panel just slightly larger than the three when put side by side with just a bit of space in between (3 1/4 x 4 3/8). I wrapped that with the the beautiful (and springy) Grossgrain Ribbon in Highland Heather and tied a knot, securing it with a glue dot.

Stamp the more solid pansy in Pale Papaya ink, stamping off once. Stamp the shading stamp in full strength Pale Papaya. Stamp the inner in Blushing Bride and color the center with Daffodil Delight. That doesn’t really show as I ended up adding a jewel in the center :O). Die cut with the Pansy Dies; put dimensionals on the back and attach over the ribbon. Now die cut the two leaf pieces with Soft Succulent card stock and Evening Evergreen, putting them together with liquid glue. Slip this leaf behind the pansy adhering with liquid glue. Add the Holiday Gems as centers for the two pansies as shown – and the card front is done!

Pansy Patch, inside

For the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Pansy Patch stamp set in Evening Evergreen ink on a Basic White panel. I adhered that to an Evening Evergreen piece slightly larger and those two were attached to the inside of the card. I added three more of the Holiday Basic Jewels and the card was complete.

On the envelope front I stamped the smaller pansy from the Pansy Patch stamp set: background is Pale Papaya stamped off once; shading is Pale Papaya full strength; center shading is Calypso coral and the very center is Daffodil Delight. The envelope back got more of the Pansy Petals 12 x 12 DSP. LOVE this card ~ so friendly and fresh… and versatile!

Products to make this card are listed below so feel free to order away :O) If you do not have a demonstrator and need an Annual Catalog please reach out to me – happy to send one to you. AND… I have the Jan-Jun 2022 Mini Catalog and can send that as well! When ordering, please also use current host code: Y4NW3AK. 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. WooHoo! We have lots of fun and are a creative bunch that encourages & supports one another. Would love to have you. :O)

There are some amazing projects being highlighted today on the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop so don’t miss a one! You may hit the next button to go directly to Amy Koenders or click on the name whose blog you would like to visit. Either way – enjoy!

Amy Koenders

Mary Deatherage

Kristi Gray

Jaimie Babarczy

Sue Prather

Karen Finkle

Akiko Sudano

Karen Ksenzakovic

Tara Carpenter

Terry Lynn Bright ~ YOU ARE HERE

Beginning 1 March and through 31 March, Stampin’ Up! has a promotion that is hard to pass. See below for details. This is such a sweet deal and the bundles available are extraordinarily priced. This COULD BE part of a STARTER KIT!!! hint hint hint. AND – The bundle I used today is part of the sale below :O)

The Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine will be available for purchase at a 20% discount.
A number of select stamp-and-die bundles that are compatible with the Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine will also be available for purchase at a 20% discount.
For this promotion only, we’ve brought back the previously popular Art Gallery, Celebrate Sunflowers, and Garden Wishes bundles. They will only be available in their bundle form during this promotion, so make sure to snag ‘em while you still can!
The Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine and select compatible bundles can be bought together or separately.
There is no limit on the number of Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machines you can purchase during this promotion. In fact, having more than one machine is ideal for workshops, classes, and other events!
Products are available in all markets while supplies last. Offer may vary from market to market based on product availability. No backorders or substitutions will be allowed.
The stamp-and-die bundles that can be found in a current catalog will be replenished until they retire. When they do retire, the bundles will be added to the Retiring List.

itemPrice
150673Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine$60.00 $48.00 USD
$82.00 $65.50 CAD
158382All Squared Away Bundle$50.00 $40.00 USD
$68.00 $54.25 CAD
156227Art Gallery Bundle$56.00 $44.75 USD
$76.00 $60.75 CAD
155834Beauty of Friendship Bundle$58.00 $46.25 USD
$79.00 $63.00 CAD
154065Celebrate Sunflowers Bundle$57.00 $45.50 USD
$78.00 $62.25 CAD
156220Garden Wishes Bundle$57.00 $45.50 USD
$78.00 $62.25 CAD
159519Hydrangea Haven Bundle$58.00 $46.25 USD
$79.00 $63.00 CAD
155674Pansy Patch Bundle$57.00 $45.50 USD
$78.00 $62.25 CAD
155847Quiet Meadow Bundle$59.00 $47.00 USD
$81.00 $64.75 CAD
158359Seascape Bundle$52.00 $41.50 USD
$70.00 $56.00 CAD
155823Sweet as a Peach Bundle$41.00 $32.75 USD
$55.00 $44.00 CAD
159529Welcoming Window Bundle$56.00 $44.75 USD
$76.00 $60.75 CAD
155845What’s Cookin’ Bundle$51.00 $40.75 USD
$69.00 $55.00 CAD
155507Wild Cats Bundle$43.00 $34.25 USD
$58.00 $46.25 CAD

Now let me tell you a bit about this stunning Waves of the Ocean Collection ~ some parts of which are only available while supplies last. The Waves of Inspiration stamp set and coordinating Waves Dies will be available in the 2022-2023 Annual Catalog, but not the DSP or the jewels. So you know, get them now! More info below… Click here to go my store.

ITEMDESCRIPTIONPRICEIMAGES (CLICK TO ENLARGE)
158833WAVES OF INSPIRATION CLING STAMP SET
Early-release product from the 2022–2023 Annual Catalog.7 cling stampsSuggested clear blocks: a, c, f, g, hCoordinates with Waves DiesLimit 1
$23.00 USD | $32.00 CAD
158840WAVES DIESEarly-release product from the 2022–2023 Annual Catalog.10 diesLargest die: 5-1/2″ x 2-1/4″ (14 x 5.7 cm)Coordinates with Waves of Inspiration Cling Stamp Set
Limit 1
$34.00 USD | $47.00 CAD
158841WAVES OF INSPIRATION BUNDLE Includes the Waves of Inspiration Cling Stamp Set and Waves Dies (at a 10% discount).Early-release product from the 2022–2023 Annual Catalog.
Limit 1
$51.25 USD | $71.00 CAD
159982WAVES OF THE OCEAN 12″ X 12″ (30.5 X 30.5 CM) DESIGNER SERIES PAPERExclusive Designer Series Paper only available during the Waves of the Ocean promotion.12 sheets: 2 each of 6 double-sided designs
Acid free, lignin free
Calypso Coral, Coastal Cabana, Daffodil Delight, Granny Apple Green, Night of Navy, Pacific Point, Petal Pink
Only available while supplies lastLimit 2
$11.50 USD | $15.75 CAD 
159983 BLUE FOILS 12″ X 12″ (30.5 X 30.5 CM) SPECIALTY PAPERExclusive specialty paper only available during the Waves of the Ocean promotion. 6 sheets: 2 each of 3 colors
Coastal Cabana, Night of Navy, silver
Only available while supplies last
Limit 2
$10.00 USD | $13.75 CAD
159396RHINESTONE WAVES BASIC JEWELSExclusive embellishments only available during the Waves of the Ocean promotion.168 adhesive-backed rhinestones
3 mm: 20 each of 6 colors
4 mm: 4 each of 6 colors
5mm: 4 each of 6 colors
Coastal Cabana, Night of Navy, Pacific Point
Only available while supplies last
Limit 2
$6.50 USD | $9.00 CAD
161797WAVES OF THE OCEAN COLLECTIONThe entire exclusive, early-release collection!Explore an ocean of inspiration with tropical tones, marble-painted paper, and splashes of sparkle! The Waves of the Ocean Collection includes:
Waves of Inspiration Bundle (10% off)
Waves of the Ocean 12″ x 12″ (30.5 x 30.5 cm) Designer Series Paper
Blue Foils 12″ x 12″ (30.5 x 30.5 cm) Specialty Paper
Rhinestone Waves Basic JewelsOnly available while supplies lastLimit 1
$79.25 USD | $109.50 CAD

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Stampin’ Up! Heart & Home Part 2

Good morning! I’ve created another super easy card for you using the Heart & Home Memories & More Card Pack + Cards & Envelopes. I DID add some die cutting elements to the card using the Pierced Bloom Dies. Abstract Beauty 4 x 6 Specialty DSP is also a part of the mini card front. Let’s take a look…

Heart & Home Part 2.1

The large card base is from the Heart & Home Mem’ries & More Cards & Envelopes, as is the wood grain piece :O) – so this is two cards in one. And the lovely die cuts add a nice element of dimension and pull in the colors of the flowers in the Abstract Beauty SDSP. The flower & flower center were die cut from Fluid 100 Watercolor Paper that I had created earlier. You can see that post here. Below is the colored panel. The leaf die cut is from Just Jade card stock. The background panel for the SDSP is Crushed Curry.

Fluid 100 Watercolor Paper

The inside of the front card is two of the stickers from the Heart & Home Mem’ries & More Card Pack.

Heart & Home Part 2, front inside

And the inside of the card… another panel of the Heart & Home Mem’ries & More Card Pack trimmed down just a bit & adhered to a slightly larger panel of Crushed Curry, then attached to the card base.

Heart & Home Part 2, inside

The envelope got another couple of die cuts using the Pierced Bloom Dies plus one of the stickers from Heart & Home Mem’ries & More Card Pack.

Heart & Home Part 2

As yesterdays card (you can see that here), there is no sentiment added, making this super versatile: thank you, birthday, just a note, hello ~ you name it. I appreciate having versatility in a card and, this will be part of a gift set for someone special.

Products to make this card are listed below so feel free to order away :O) If you do not have a demonstrator and need an Annual Catalog please reach out to me – happy to send one to you. AND… I have the Jan-Jun 2022 Mini Catalog and can send that as well! When ordering, please also use current host code: Y4NW3AK. 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. WooHoo! We have lots of fun and are a creative bunch that encourages & supports one another. Would love to have you. :O)

Beginning 1 March and through 31 March, Stampin’ Up! has a promotion that is hard to pass. See below for details. This is such a sweet deal and the bundles available are extraordinarily priced.

Details:

The Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine will be available for purchase at a 20% discount.
A number of select stamp-and-die bundles that are compatible with the Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine will also be available for purchase at a 20% discount.
For this promotion only, we’ve brought back the previously popular Art Gallery, Celebrate Sunflowers, and Garden Wishes bundles. They will only be available in their bundle form during this promotion, so make sure to snag ‘em while you still can!
The Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine and select compatible bundles can be bought together or separately.
There is no limit on the number of Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machines you can purchase during this promotion. In fact, having more than one machine is ideal for workshops, classes, and other events!
Products are available in all markets while supplies last. Offer may vary from market to market based on product availability. No backorders or substitutions will be allowed.
The stamp-and-die bundles that can be found in a current catalog will be replenished until they retire. When they do retire, the bundles will be added to the Retiring List.
Due to supply chain challenges, this promotion may be altered or ended early. We will post a Current Update with further information if this is anticipated. 

itemPrice
150673Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine$60.00 $48.00 USD
$82.00 $65.50 CAD
158382All Squared Away Bundle$50.00 $40.00 USD
$68.00 $54.25 CAD
156227Art Gallery Bundle$56.00 $44.75 USD
$76.00 $60.75 CAD
155834Beauty of Friendship Bundle$58.00 $46.25 USD
$79.00 $63.00 CAD
154065Celebrate Sunflowers Bundle$57.00 $45.50 USD
$78.00 $62.25 CAD
156220Garden Wishes Bundle$57.00 $45.50 USD
$78.00 $62.25 CAD
159519Hydrangea Haven Bundle$58.00 $46.25 USD
$79.00 $63.00 CAD
155674Pansy Patch Bundle$57.00 $45.50 USD
$78.00 $62.25 CAD
155847Quiet Meadow Bundle$59.00 $47.00 USD
$81.00 $64.75 CAD
158359Seascape Bundle$52.00 $41.50 USD
$70.00 $56.00 CAD
155823Sweet as a Peach Bundle$41.00 $32.75 USD
$55.00 $44.00 CAD
159529Welcoming Window Bundle$56.00 $44.75 USD
$76.00 $60.75 CAD
155845What’s Cookin’ Bundle$51.00 $40.75 USD
$69.00 $55.00 CAD
155507Wild Cats Bundle$43.00 $34.25 USD
$58.00 $46.25 CAD

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