Lovely Lily Pad & More

Today’s projects use items that are part of the Sale-a-bration offerings that are only available for a couple more weeks. So why not check them out and get yours today?

These first cards are made using the Lovely Lily Pad stamp set (152288) coordinating Lily Pad Dies (152315) and the beautiful coordinating Lily Impressions Designer Series Paper (152284).

This one opens with a fun fold

Isn’t the frame on this next card simply striking? This card has a ton of texture since it team up the Coastal Weave 3D Embossing Folder (151503) and Heirloom Frames Dies and Embossing Folder (152325)

This next one uses the Sale-a-bration sentiment set, Sending You Thoughts (152297) perfect for all kinds of occasions. Made using the Garden Lane Designer Series Paper from the Annual Catalog (149488) and the swirl die from the Painted Labels Dies (151605).

And the lovely Thoughtful Blooms stamp set (152290) and was Blossom Punch (152316) was teamed up here with the Come Sail Away Designer Series Paper (149481) and the Sprig Punch (148012) from the Annual Catalog.

Some texture was added with the Parisian Flourish 3D Embossing Folder (151474).

And if you haven’t fallen in love with it yet here are a couple of cards using the exclusive Host stamp set, Little Ladybug (152384) and the coordinating dies (153588).

We have tons of products to choose from when you place a qualifying order during Sale-a-bration! But you’ll want to hurry and get yours before Sale-a-bration ends on March 31st (or while supplies last).

The following items are already gone:

• Metallic Baker’s Twine & Sequins Combo Pack

• Golden Honey Specialty Designer Series Paper

• Kerchief Card Kit

So which project or stamp set is your favorite? Why not leave me a comment and let me know?

Just a bit of business: I know some of you have asked me about our back orders recently due to the situation in China earlier.

Here is what Stampin’ Up! told us this week about the situation.

Our suppliers have resumed production and some are making Stampin’ Up! their top priority; however, we are expecting to experience shipment delays and will airfreight items when circumstances allow.

The following items, are already being affected by these delays: However they are expected back in stock late March through Mid April

  • GARDEN GATEWAY DIES (item 151512)
  • DETAILED BEE DIES (item 151526)
  • BONANZA DIES (item 151566)
  • POPPY MOMENTS DIES (item 151594)
  • PAINTED LABELS DIES (item 151605)
  • PAPER DESIGNER SERIES 6″ X 6″ SUBTLES (item 149615)
  • FROM MY HEART FACETED GEMS (item 151154)
  • ASSORTED POMPOMS (item 151310)

Since these items are expected back in stock over the next month, if you would like one of them please feel free to contact me and I’ll be happy to let you know when they are available again for order.

Please be aware that since Sale-a-bration ends before then, if you would like your best selection of Sale-a-bration products I would suggest placing your order now and then order these items later when they become available again.

As always I’m here to help so please let me know if you have any questions.

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#imbringingbirthdaysback in March with Thoughtful Blooms

It’s March already, can you believe it? So I’ve been working on my family and friend’s birthday cards that I’ll be sending out.

I’m really loving the Thoughtful Blooms stamp set and coordinating punch that you can earn for free during Sale-a-bration so that’s where I started. And since we’ve had a lot of over cast days from all the rain I wanted something bright and cheerful too, so here is what I came up with.

So what do you think? Fit the bill? I just love the In Color Lovely Lipstick!

I also wanted a birthday sentiment and this set didn’t have one, so I reached for the fun Itty Bitty Birthday stamp set on my shelf. This set is a great choice since it has tons of birthday sentiments for both inside and out.

I love teaming up the stamps to create a perfect combination for the person I’m sending it to.

As always here is a video tutorial for my monthly birthday card for you.

#imbringingbirthdaysback – Thoughtful Blooms Birthday Card Video Tutorial

And how about a PDF with the full supply list and step by step instructions – notice I’ve included the video link for easy reference too.

Thoughtful Blooms Birthday Card Tutorial PDF

If you would like help keeping up with the cards you need each month my Card Class might be just the thing for you! Why not check out my Calendar of Events for this and other classes that I’ll be holding soon.

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Stamp Set: Itty Bitty Birthdays (148618) and Thoughtful Blooms (Sale-a-bration 152290)

Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black Ink Pad (132708/133456), Lovely Lipstick Classic Ink (147140/147179), and Basic Black Dark Stampin’ Blends (147941)

Paper: Lovely Lipstick (146970), Basic Black (121045), and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

Accessories: Small Bloom Punch (Sale-a-bration 152316), Lovely Lipstick 1/8″ Grosgrain Ribbon (146952), Basic Rhinestone Jewels (144220), and Take Your Pick Tool (144107)

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Shining a spotlight on the Blue Mountain Stampers

Each month we gather and share as a team. And so today I thought I’d share some of the swaps that everyone brought this month.

These first two cards use items that you can earn for free during Sale-a-bration with a qualifying order. This first card uses one of my favorite sets, Thoughtful Blooms and it’s coordinating Small Bloom Punch.

Done in Coastal Cabana, Granny Apple Green and Poppy Parade it’s bright and cheerful.

And this next card uses the Power of Hope and Stone 3D Embossing Folder Bundle found in the Sale-a-bration brochure.

It a trifold that opens to create a screen

If you love dies you’re going to love this next card that uses the Poppy Moments Dies (151594).

This set of dies is filled with beautiful images that stand alone, but also can be purchased with the coordinating stamp set, Peaceful Moments as a bundle (153824). The sentiments cover all kinds of occasions for your crafting needs.

This next card teams up the very popular Painted Poppies stamp set (151599) with the Beautiful Moments stamp set (151677).

Colored with our Stampin’ Blends it is quite striking

And finally a fun box card using the Hoot Hoot Hooray stamp set (152871) and the fun Dinoroar Designer Series Paper (149589) found in our Annual Catalog. Perfect for those little dinosaur lovers in your family!

Like I said, it’s always a lot of fun to see what everyone is up to during the month.

If you are looking for a group of stampers to spend time with, you may enjoy my team the Blue Mountain Stampers. We are a small team, but very active and have both local and virtual options too! You can click HERE to learn more about us.

And did you know right now is a great time to join?

The Starter Kit is the best deal you could get too! During Sale-a-bration not only will you get to choose $125 in product for just $99 and tax, but you’ll also get to choose an additional FREE stamp set and receive the Designer Series Paper sampler and exclusive Mini Trimmer too!

Click HERE to join today and start earning a discount on the products you love!

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Thoughtful Blooms Thank You Card Tutorial

Today’s card is one that I made using the coordinating products Thoughtful Blooms and Small Blossom Punch from the Sale-a-bration Brochure. I love the fact that you can earn this items with a qualifying order, after all who doesn’t love FREE and this is a couple of products that are soooo easy to use!

Here is the card that I’m sending out as a thank you to those who are placing orders in February with me.

Fun and colorful this card is sure to brighten anyone’s day! Here is a video tutorial sharing how I made this card and of course, the PDF also.



Have you ever wondered why I list both the Classic Ink AND the reinker in my supply lists? I always suggest that you buy them together so you’ll never have to worry about a dry ink pad or forgetting to order it before an item is retired. And of course Sale-a-bration is a great time to fill in the gaps in your color collection since you earn a FREE Sale-a-bration item with a qualifying order!



Stamp Set: Thoughtful Bloom (Sale-a-bration 146969)

Inks: Call Me Clover (147139/147178), Night of Navy (147110/103033), Soft Sea Foam (147102/147166), Flirty Flamingo (147052/141402), Lovely Lipstick (147140/147179), and Crushed Curry Classic Ink (147087/131158)

Paper: Call Me Clover (146969), Flirty Flamingo (141416), Soft Sea Foam (146988), and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

Accessories: Small Blossom Punch (Sale-a-bration 152316), Call Me Clover 1/8″ Grosgrain Ribbon (146951), Basic Rhinestone Jewels (144107), and Take Your Pick Tool (144107)

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Dressed to Impress Shoe Box Swap Tutorial

As promised today I’ll be sharing the card I designed for the NE GA Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator Shoe Box Swap that I hosted last weekend. I really love the way this card turned out. Lovely Lipstick just seemed to be a perfect choice for this card since I was choosing the lipstick image.

I’ve used the coordinating Best Dressed Designer Series Paper stack for this project since I really like the fact it has both lovely floral patterns on one side and then graphic patterns on the other that play off the stamp set images. Great for all kinds of occasions cards this spring.

I’ve put together a video tutorial for you along with my standard PDF with the complete supply list and step by step how to.

Dressed to Impress Card Video Tutorial


Dressed to Impress Card Tutorial PDF


And how about some of the other participants cards too?

This first card was created using the From My Heart Suite of products (153931) and is perfect for that someone special.

The lovely From My Heart Specialty Designer Series Paper (151189) has been teamed up with our Heart Doilies (151191) and Form My Heart Faceted Gems (151154). Do you recognize the little hearts? It from the Stitched Be Mine (148527) Dies from the Annual Catalog. One of my favorite things about Stampin’ Up! is the coordination they give us so you can use our new products with ones you already have!

This next card uses our Sale-a-bration stamp set, Thoughtful Blooms (152290) that you can earn for FREE when placing a qualifying order.

It also uses the fun Metallic Baker’s Twine & Sequin Combo Pack (152314) another item in our Sale-a-bration Brochure that’s you’ll have fun using on your projects.

Done in Soft shades it has a wonderful spring feel to it. Don’t you love how the same set can look so different simply by changing your color pallet? I shared an project with you earlier this week HERE using colors from our Regals family. Why not check it out?


Stamp Set: Dressed to Impress (*151666)

Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black Ink Pad (132708/133456), Lovely Lipstick (147140/147179), and Mint Macaron Classic Ink (147106/138331)

Paper: Best Dressed Designer Series Paper (151319), Lovely Lipstick (146970), Mint Macaron (138337), and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

Accessories: All Dressed Up Dies (*151665), Stitched So Sweetly Dies (151690), and Lovely Lipstick 1/8″ Grosgrain Ribbon (146952)

*Dressed to Impress Bundle (153832)

Want it all? Get the Best Dressed Suite of Products (153926)

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