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Sunday, January 17, 2021

Stampin' Up! Corner Bouquet & Dragonfly Punch

 Wow- here is a peek at a pretty monochromatic card.
I just love the way it turned out!
It is a totally Susie card.

I used the 'Corner Bouquet' stamp set.
You can get this stamp set for FREE during Sale-a-bration with a $50 product order.

And I added a dragonfly from the 'Dragonfly Garden' stamp set & punched it out
with the coordinating Dragonfly Punch.
You can get these as a bundle & save 10%.

Stop back by tomorrow & I'll share more about this card.
Sorry- I have a jam packed day & still lots to do.
Gotta run.

I hope you have a SUPER Sunday!!
Happy Stamping!
Hugs-
SUSIE

Saturday, January 16, 2021

Stampin' Up! Pierced Blooms Dies

 Yesterday I posted a card using this Paper Blooms DSP & the Pierced Blooms Dies.  
 
Check out these 3 other cards I made with the same layout- 
just changing it up a bit. 

I love this top one!!
It is so bright & crisp looking.
 For this one I used 2 of the smaller stitched flowers!
 And on this one I used the large stitched flower again.

Which one is your favorite?

Here are the supplies & measurements I used to make this card.
stamp sets:  'In Bloom' (big flowers) & 'Quite Curvy' (words)
card stock:
  • Night of Navy- 4 1/4 x 11"- score at 5 1/2"- fold in half for card base
  • Night of Navy- 1/2" strip- punch out tiny flower with the Confetti Floweres Border Punch
  • Seaside Spray- 3 3/4 x 3 1/2"- die cut curvy along bottom edge
  • Basic White- 4 x 5 1/4"- outside of card
  • Basic White- 4 x 5 1/4"- inside of card
  • Basic White 2 1/2" strip- die cut stitched flower
designer paper:  Paper Blooms DSP- 4 3/4 x 2"- FREE Sale-a=bration choice with a $50 product choice
inks:  Night of Navy & Seaside Spray
other:  Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine; Pierced Blooms Dies; Curvy Dies; Confetti Flowers Border Punch; Snail Mail Twine Combo Pack (White Twine); dimensionals; glue dots
 
I hope you have a SPECIAL Saturday!!
Happy Stamping!
Hugs-SUSIE

Friday, January 15, 2021

Stampin' Up! Paper Blooms DSP

 There are lots of flowers here!
I was having fun playing with different colors & layouts as I was making this card.

I combined the 'In Bloom' & 'Quite Curvy' stamp sets,
along with the Paper Blooms Designer Paper.

Check out the awesome stitching on this flower!
These are the Pierced Blooms Dies.
WOW- they are just gorgeous dies!

In the center of the big flower I punched out a small flower from
the Confetti Flowers Border Punch.
Here are the supplies & measurements I used to make this card.
stamp sets:  'In Bloom' (big flowers) & 'Quite Curvy' (words)
card stock:
  • Night of Navy- 4 1/4 x 11"- score at 5 1/2"- fold in half for card base
  • Night of Navy- 1/2" strip- punch out tiny flower with the Confetti Floweres Border Punch
  • Seaside Spray- 3 3/4 x 3 1/2"- die cut curvy along bottom edge
  • Basic White- 4 x 5 1/4"- outside of card
  • Basic White- 4 x 5 1/4"- inside of card
  • Basic White 2 1/2" strip- die cut stitched flower
designer paper:  Paper Blooms DSP- 4 3/4 x 2"- FREE Sale-a=bration choice with a $50 product choice
inks:  Night of Navy & Seaside Spray
other:  Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine; Pierced Blooms Dies; Curvy Dies; Confetti Flowers Border Punch; Snail Mail Twine Combo Pack (White Twine); dimensionals; glue dots
 
I hope you have a FABULOUS Friday!!
Happy Stamping!
Hugs-
SUSIE

Thursday, January 14, 2021

Stampin' Up! Punch Party heart card

Wow- here is a quick card!
It is a bright & cheery card!
It makes a great all occasions card- as you could use it for many different occasions!

Check out the black stamped images around the outside of the heart.
It is like lace!
I think it is really cool!
And like the way it looks when it is punched out & layered.

This stripped DSP is from the Flower & Field DSP,
that is a Sale-a-bration choice & FREE with a $50 product order.
AND
The stamp set is called- 'Punch Party'!  
It goes with some different punches in the catalogs.
  • Double Oval Punch- pg. 65 in the Spring Catalog 
  • Heart Punch Pack- pg. 168 in the Annual Catalog
  • Rectangular Postage Stamp- pg. 168 in the Annual Catalog
This 'Punch Party' stamp set is FREE for hosting a party over $300 during Sale-a-bration!
 If you look at the black strip of card stock can you tell that I embossed it
using the Painted Texture 3D Embossing Folder?
And I also added the Matte Black Dots too!
 
Here are the dimensions & the supplies-
stamp set:  'Punch Party'= FREE Sale-a-bration Host stamp set with a $300 party order
card stock:
  • Flirty Flamingo- 4 1/4 x 11"- score at 5 1/2"- fold in half for card base
  • Flirty Flamingo- 2 1/2" strip- stamp lace heart edge & punch out with scalloped heart
  • Basic Black- 3 1/4 x 4 1/4"
  • Basic Black- 1 x 5 1/2"
  • Whisper White- 2 1/2" strip- stamp words & punch out with heart punch
  • Whisper White- 4 x 5 1/4"- for inside of card
designer paper:  Flower & Field DSP- 3 x 4"= FREE Sale-a-bration choice with a $50 product order
ink:  Memento
other:  Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine; Painted Texture 3D Embossing Folder; Heart Punch Pack; Playful Pets Combo Trim (black & white twine)- 12" fold in half & tie a bow; Matte Black Dots; dimensionals; glue dots
 
I hope you have a great Thursday!!
Happy Stamping!
Hugs-
SUSIE

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Stampin' Up! Art Gallery

Wow- this is a gorgeous 2 step stamp set!!
It is so easy to do the 2 different shades in the flower with the stamps!
This stamp set is called- "Art Gallery" & can be found on page 34 in the Spring Mini Catalog.

This is a fun fold "dutch door" fold.
Check it out when it is opened up!!
It is fun!
I love it!
This is what I would put into the inside, so that you could have a sentiment 
PLUS have a place to sign it.
 
 This is clean, simple, yet elegant!!

Here are the measurements & supplies I used to make this card, so that you can make it too!
stamp set:  'Art Gallery'
card stock:
  • Basic Black-  4 1/4 x 5 1/2"- for card base
  • Basic Black- 2 3/4 x 8 1/2"- score at 4 1/4"- fold in half & attache to the card base
  • Basic Black- 1' strip- punch out scalloped oval
  • Basic Black- 3 x 4 1/4"
  • Highland Heather-1" strip- stamp words onto & punch out with oval punch
  • Highland Heather- 4 x 5 1/4"- for inside of card.  Embossing using the Painted Texture 3D Embossing Folder
  • Highland Heather- 2 3/4 x 4"
  • Whisper White- 2 1/2 x 3 3/4"- stamp flower onto this
  • Whisper White- 2 1/2 x 3 3/4"- for inside of card to put greeting onto
designer paper:  Hydrangea Hill DSP- 2 1/2 x 4"
ink:  Highland Heather, Gorgeous Grape, Old Olive, Memento
other:  Double Oval Punch; Gorgeous Grape 3/8" Sheer Ribbon; Wink of Stella; Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine; Painted Texture 3D Embossing Folder; dimensionals; glue dots

I hope you have a WONDERFUL Wednesday!!
Happy stamping!
Hugs-
SUSIE

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Stampin' Up! Oh Snap!

This is a fun card!
Check out the plaid crocodile!
I think he is adorable!
This is a fun z fold card & looks like this when it is standing up.

How did I get the plaid crocodile?
  • I stamped the crocodile onto the plaid DSP, using Memento ink.
  • And then cut him out with my scissors.  
  • Using my Stamparatus- I stamped the crocodile again onto a piece of 3 3/4 x 3 1/2" Basic White cardstock.
  • I colored the points on the crocodiles back with the Garden Green Stampin' Write Marker.
  • I then glued the cut out plaid (body) onto the stamped crocodile.
  • I added the small Matte Black Dots for his eyes.
 Here are the supplies & measurements so that you can make this card too!

stamp set:  'Oh Snap' (crocodile & words); 'Lots of Hearts' (vertical hearts)
card stock:
  • Basic Black- 4 1/4 x 11"- score at 2 3/4" & 5 1/2"- fold for card base
  • Real Red- 1" strip- punch out heart
  • Real Red- 1 1/2"strip- die cut scalloped circle
  • Real Red- 1/2 x 4 1/4"- stamp hearts
  • Basic White-3 1/2 x 3 3/4"- stamp crocodile onto this
  • Basic White- 1 1/2" strip- stamp words onto & die cut circle
  • Garden Green- 3 3/4 x 4"
designer paper:  Berry Delightful DSP- 4x4"- stamp crocodile onto & cut out with scissors
This Berry Delightful DSP comes in a bundle with the Berry Blessings stamp set.  They are a Sale-a-bration product & you can get them for FREE with a $100 product order.
ink:  Memento & real Red
Stampin' Write Marker:  Garden Green
other:  Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine; Tasteful Labels Dies (scalloped circle); Layering Circle Dies (circle); 3/8" Double-Stitched Satin Ribbon; Kiss Punch (small heart); Matte Black Dots (for his eyes); dimensionals; glue dots; paper snips (scissors)
 
I hope you have a TERRIFIC Tuesday!
Happy Stamping!
Hugs-
SUSIE

Monday, January 11, 2021

Stampin' Up! Happy Thoughts

 I whipped this up last night before I went to bed.
I had some left over squares laying on my counter & decided to use them!

This Paper Blooms DSP is one of the Sale-a-bration (SAB) choices, 
found on page 3 in the SAB Mini Catalog.
You can get it for FREE with a $50 product order.

I love Night of Navy cards, almost as much as I do Basic Black cards.  
I added a splash of lighter blue with this card.
 Did you notice this flower?
It is from a NEW BUNDLE in the Spring Mini Catalog on page 45!
It is called the 'In Bloom' Bundle!
I LOVE the stitching that is on all of the dies.
Every die in the Pierced Blooms Dies has stitching on it!
I can't wait to find more time to play with this bundle some more!
 
For the center of the flower I used one of the Opal Rounds 
that can be found on page 41 in the Spring Mini Catalog.
They have glitter on the inside of them & are clear.
So I colored this one with a Dark Night of Navy Stampin' Blend.
You can see the sparkle in person from the glitter through the coloring.
It is really cool!

Here are the measurements & supplies I used to make this card, so you can make it too!
stamp set:  'Many Thoughts'
card stock:
  • Night of Navy- 4 1/4 x 11"- score at 5 1/2"- for card base
  • Seaside Spray- 1 x 5 1/2"
  • Seaside Spray- 2" strip- die cut Scalloped Oval
  • Seaside Spray- 3 3/4 x 3 3/4"
  • Whisper White- 4 x 4"
  • Whisper White- 4 x 5 1/4"- for inside of card
  • Whisper White- 2" strip- die cut Stitched Oval die
  • Whisper White- 2" strip- die cut Stitched flower
designer paper:  Paper Blooms DSP- 1 3/4 x 1 3/4" (X4)- FREE SAB choice with a $50 product order!
ink:  Night of Navy
Stampin' Blend:  Dark Night of Navy (to color the Opal Round embellishment)
other:  Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine; Stitched Shapes Dies (oval); Layering Oval Dies (scalloped oval); Pierced Blooms Dies; Opal Rounds; dimensionals
 
I hope you have a MARVELOUS Monday!!
Happy Stamping!
Hugs-
SUSIE

Sunday, January 10, 2021

Stampin' Up! Happy Thoughts

WOW- I combined the 'Happy Thoughts' stamp set on page 28 in the Spring Mini Catalog 
with the gorgeous Flower & Field DSP
that is a SAB choice that you can get for FREE with a $50 product purchase.
I LOVE THIS CARD!
It is a totally Susie card.
The striped DSP along the bottom here is also from the Flower & Field DSP pack.
If you look closely can you see that I used the NEW Painted Texture 3D Embossing Folder.
So what do you think?  
This would be a perfect all occasion card!

Here are the measurements & supplies I used to create this card, so that you can make it too!
stamp set:  'Happy Thoughts'- #154507- pg. 28 Spring Mini
card stock:
  • Rococco Rose- 5 1/2 x 8 1/2"- score at 4 1/4"- fold in half for card base
  • Rococco Rose- 2" strip- die cut scalloped Oval die
  • Basic Black- 4 1/4 x 1"- emboss using the Painted Texture 3D Embossing Folder
  • Whisper White- 1 3/4" strip- stamp words & die cut out using Stitched Oval die
  • Whisper White- 4 x 5 1/4"- for inside of card
designer paper:  Flower & Field- SAB choice- FREE with a $50 product order
  • 3 x 4"- top 
  • 1 x 4"- bottom
ink: Memento
other:  Matte Black Dots; Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine; Stitched Shapes (Oval); Layering Oval Dies (scalloped Oval); Painted Texture 3D Embossing Folder; dimensionals; glue dots; Flowers for Every Season Ribbon Combo Pack- 4"- tie in a know & attach with a glue dot

I hope you have a SUPER Sunday!!
Happy Stamping!
Hugs-
SUSIE

Saturday, January 9, 2021

Stampin' Up! Flower & Field DSP

 HELLO!
Today is Simple Saturday.....and I have a bright & cheery card to share with you.
 
I used the gorgeous Flower & Field DSP for the main focus of this card.
This Flower & Field DSP is a Sale-a-bration choice & FREE with a $50 product order.
 
One of my new favorite things are these Matte Black Dots.
They are in the new January-June (Spring) Mini- on page 11.
They just add soooo much to dress up a card or project.
 I made this card to show you that just a little ink, some embellishments & 
DSP can makea simple, yet elegant card. 
I love the way this turned out!
This Granny Apple Green card stock & leaves just totally pop off of the black background.
 
Here are the supplies & measurements so that you can make this card too!
stamp set:  'In Bloom'- pg. 45 in the Spring Mini Catalog
card stock:
  • Granny Apple Green- 5 1/2 x 8 1/2"-score at 4 1/4"- fold in half for card base
  • Granny Apple Green- 1/4 x 5 1/2"
  • Whisper White- 4 x 5 1/4"- for front of card- stamp words along the center bottom of this
  • Whisper White- 4 x 5 1/4"- for the inside of the card
designer paper: Flower & Field DSP- 3 x 5" Sale-a-bration choice= FREE with a $50 product order
ink:  Memento
other:  Matte Black Dots; Glue Dots; Playful Pets Ribbon Combo (Black & White Twine)

I hope you have a SPECIAL Saturday!!
Happy Stamping!
Hugs-
SUSIE

Friday, January 8, 2021

Stampin' Up! Approaching Perfection

 I used the a Sale-a-bration stamp set & DSP pack to make this birthday card!
It is so bright & cheery & fun!
 
You can find these in the Sale-a-bration (SAB) Catalog.
The stamp set is called- 'Approaching Perfection' #155282-on page 6. 
The DSP is from the Flower & Field DSP pack- #155223-on page 10.
This awesome DSP is bold with lots of black it in.
It is just gorgeous!

Both of these SAB choices are each FREE with a $50 product order.
This is a totally Susie card.
And I love the way it turned out!
 
Notice how I used the Essential Tag Punch- #153607-to put the candles on.
 This punch is a carry over from the Holiday Catalog.

Here are the supplies & measurements I used so that you can make this card too!
stamp set:  'Approaching Perfection'- SAB set= FREE with a $50 product order!
card stock:
  • Basic Black-  4 1 4/ x 11"- score at 5 1/2"- fold in half for card base
  • Basic Black- 2 1/4" strip- punch out Essential Tag
  • Whisper White- 3 3/4 x 5"- for the outside of the card
  • Whisper White- 3 3/4 x 5"- for the inside of the card
  • Whisper White- 1 x 3 3/4- stamp words on the far right end of this strip
  • Whisper White- 1 1/2" strip- die cut stitched rectangle & stamp candles in it
  • Coastal Cabana-3 1/2 x 4 1/4"
designer paper:  Flower & Field DSP- 3 x 4"= FREE with a $50 product order!
ink:  Stazon
Stampin' Blends:  Light Bermuda Bay & Light Daffodil Delight
other:  Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine; Stitched Shapes (square); Essential Tag Punch; Wink of Stella; Playing with Patterns Resin Dots (Coastal Cabana); Playing with Patterns Combo Ribbon (Coastal Cabana); dimensionals; glue dots

I hope you have a FABULOUS Friday!!
Happy Stamping!
Hugs-
SUSIE

Thursday, January 7, 2021

Stampin' Up! Lots of Hearts

 I love hearts!
And think this dotted heart stamp is pretty cool!

This card is the one I made for Manda & Steve's Anniversary last month!
I had just gotten my NEW 'Lots of Hearts' stamp set
& just had to use it for their card.
 There card is clean & simple-yet super cute!
 
The words I used are from the 'Many Mates' stamp set.
This is an awesome stamp set full of 19 different word stamps!
 
Here are the measurements & supplies that I used to make this card.
stamp set:  'Lots of Hearts' & 'Many Mates'
card stock:
  • Basic Black- 4 1/4 x 11"- score at 5 1/2"- fold in half for card base
  • Basic Black- 2 3/4" strip- punch out scalloped heart
  • Real Red- 3 7/8 x 5 1/8"
  • Real Red- 2 3/4" strip- stamp heart in red ink & punch out with heart punch
  • Whisper White- 3 3/4 x 5"
  • Whisper White- 2 x 5"
  • Whisper White- 4 x 5 1/4"
inks:  Stazon & Real Red
other:  Dimensionals; Heart Punch Pack

I hope you have a great Thursday!!
Happy Stamping!
Hugs-
SUSIE

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Stampin' Up! A Touch of Ink Sale-a-bration 2021

This butterfly was fast & easy to do!
And it turned out so pretty!
I used the Sale-a-bration stamp set- 'A Touch of Ink' to make this card.
I combined the striped paper from the Flower & Fields Sale-a-bration DSP pack.
And check out the gorgeous Pastel Pearls!
 
If you look closely can you see the Wink of Stella I added over the butterfly
for the added sparkle!
 
I love that this 'A Touch of Ink' stamp set has several 2 step stamping stamp images in it.
PLUS it has some great words in it too!
I am not a pink girl.
But I like this card alot!
And I do love the stripes on it!
This Flower of Field DSP has lots of different colors throughout the whole pack.
It doesn't list in the Mini Catalog that it coordinates with Rococco Rose.  
But I thought it worked well with it & liked how it turned out.
 
Here are the measurements & supplies so that you can make this card too!
 
stamp set:  'A Touch of Ink'- This is a Sale-a-bration choice you can get for FREE with a $100 product order.
card stock:
  • Basic Black- 5 1/2 x 8 1/2"- score at 4 1/4"- fold in half for card base
  • Basic Black- 3" strip- die cut Stitched Rectangle 
  • Basic Black- 4 1/4 x 3/4"- flag ends with scissors
  • Rococco Rose- 3 3/4 x 5"
  • Whisper White- 2 3/4" strip- stamp butterfly & die cut with Stitched Rectangle
  • Whisper White- 4 x 5 1/4"
designer paper:  Flower of Field DSP-  5 1/2 x 1 1/2"- This is a Sale-a-braiton choice you can get for FREE with a $50 order.
inks:  Memento & Rococco Rose
other: Stampin' Cut & Embossing Machine; Stitched Shapes Die (rectangle); Pastel Pearls; Wink of Stella; dimensionals

I hope you have a WONDERFUL Wednesday!!
Happy Stamping!!
Hugs-
SUSIE

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

WOO HOO!! The NEW 2021 January to June (JJ) Mini Catalog & then Mini Sale-a-bration (SAB) Catalogs start today- 1/5/2021!

2021_SAB_JAN_Catalog_Page This is the NEW 2021 Sale-a-bration (SAB) Catalog.

This is the link to see the Sale-a-bration (SAB) Catalog if you haven't gotten yours yet.

https://su-media.s3.amazonaws.com/media/Promotions/2021/SAB/2021_SAB_US.pdf 

Sale-a-bration is from 1/5/2021 through 2/28/2021!

For every $50 (before shipping & tax) you spend in product from the Annual Catalog or 2021 January- June Mini Catalog, you can then choose items from this Sale-a-bration Catalog for FREE!

Here are the Sale-a-bration Catalog items:

  • Paper Blooms DSP (pg. 3)- #155222 FREE with a $50 product purchase 
  • Darling Donkeys stamp set (pg. 4)- #155264 FREE with a $50 product purchase
  • Approaching Perfection stamp set (pg. 6)- #155282- FREE with a $50 product purchase
  • Oh So Ombre DSP (pg. 7)- #155225- FREE with a $50 product purchase
  • Corner Bouquet stamp set (pg. 8)- #155273- FREE with a $50 product purchase
  • Heal Your Heart stamp set (pg. 9)- #155291- FREE with a $50 product purchase
  • Flowers & Field DSP (pg. 10)- #155223- FREE with a $50 product purchase
  • A Touch of Ink stamp set (pg. 12)- #155233- FREE with a $100 product purchase
  • Berry Blessings stamp set (pg. 14)- #157613- FREE with a $100 product purchase

Check out this hostess stamp set!!!  For all orders of $300 or more (before shipping & tax), you get this stamp set for FREE, whether you are hosting a party or if you are just ordering for yourself!

  • Punch Party stamp set (pg. 17)- #155300 

Then check out the special on page 18.  This is where you can join my Iowa Inkers team as a demonstrator during Sale-a-bration & get these 5- 6x6 DSP packs for FREE.  You can CLICK HERE TO JOIN MY TEAM!

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 This is the NEW 2021 January-June (JJ) (Spring) Mini Catalog.
It is jam packed full with 91 pages in it!
There are sooo many cute NEW products in it.
 
Or you can order from my ON LINE STORE BY CLICKING HERE! 
 
Please use this hostess code-  6SSDGWDT if you place an order.
 
Happy Stamping!
Hugs-
SUSIE

Stampin' Up! Darling Donkey's

 So the 2021 Sale-a-bration & NEW January-June (Spring) Mini Catalogs
start today!!! 
 
So check out this CUTE Donkey card! 
Oh my gosh....the name of this stamp set says it all!  
It is called "Darling Donkey's"!

I do think that he is a darling donkey & so are the other 2 donkey's that are in this stamp set!
This stamp set is one of the Sale-a-bration (SAB) products that you can get for FREE 
starting today thru 2/28/2021, with a $50 product order.
 Are you wondering where this cool red/white gingham DSP came from?
It is from the Berry Delightful DSP that is in the Berry Blessings Bundle.
It is on page 14 in the SAB Mini Catalog & a FREE SAB choice with a $100 product order.
 I made a bunch of these Donkey cards to send out!
So several people are going to be getting some super cute "HAPPY" mail from me!! 
I hope it makes them smile!

Here are the supplies & measurements so that you can make this card too!

stamp set:  "Darling Donkey's" & "Lots of Hearts" (vertical hearts)
card stock:
  • Smoky Slate- 5 1/2 x 8 1/2"- score at 4 1/4"- fold in half for card base
  • Smoky Slate- 1 1/4" strip- die cut 1" circle
  • Smoky Slate- 3" strip- die cut stitched square
  • Real Red- 3 3/4 x 5"
  • Real Red- 1" strip- punch out heart
  • Whisper White- 2 3/4" strip- stamp donkey & die cut out with stitched rectangle
  • Whisper White-  1 1/4" strip- stamp words & die cut 1" circle
  • Whisper White- 4 x 5 1/4"- for inside of card
designer paper:  Berry Delightful DSP-  5 x 1" & 3 3/4 x 1"- SAB Choice with the Berry Blessings Bundle & FREE with a $100 product order
ink:  Memento
Stampin' Blends:  Light & Dark Smoky Slate; Light Old Olive
other:  Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine; Stitched Shapes Dies (squares); Layering Circle Dies (1" Circle); Kiss Punch (heart); Pastel Pearls; dimensionals

I hope you have a TERRIFIC Tuesday!!
Happy Stamping!
Hugs-
SUSIE

Monday, January 4, 2021

Stampin' Up! Warm & Toasty

 This is a card I made last week with some left over pieces I had laying on my counter.
Since today is the LAST day of the 2020 Holiday Catalog- 
I'd thought I'd go ahead & post this bear saying "farewell"!

As you look at the card you are probably wondering what those dots are??
Honestly- they are left over pieces from the holes that Deke punched out for me 
for the calendars that we made in December at classes.  
And I put these little card stock dots into a clear envelope & made this a shaker card!
CUTE HUH!!
I think it turned out adorable!
What do you think?
 I used the RETIRING Winter Snow Embossing Folder in the background.
 
Here are the supplies & the measurements so that you can make this card too!
stamp set:  'Warm & Toasty'- RETIRING today!
card stock:
  • Misty Moonlight- 4 1/4 x 11"- score at 5 1/2"- fold in half for card base
  • Misty Moonlight- 3 1/2" strip- die cut scalloped rectangle
  • Whisper White- 4 x 5 1/4"- emboss with Winter Snow Embossing Folder & then put into Clear Envelope- #102619
  • Whisper White- 3" strip- stamp bear & die cut with Stitched Rectangle Die
  • Whisper White- 4 x 5 1/4"- for inside of card 
  • Whisper White- 1" strip- stamp words & punch out with Classic Label Punch.  Then flag the ends with scissors.
  • Seaside Spray- 3 1/4 x 3 1/4"
ink:  Memento
Stampin' Blends:  Light Misty Moonlight, Light Seaside Spray, Light Crumb Cake
other:  Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine; Winter Snow Embossing Folder- RETIRING today!; Stitched Shapes Dies (Square); Layering Square Dies (Scalloped Die); Classic Label Punch (then flag the ends with scissors); Paper Snips; dimensionals; Adhesive foam strips; Clear Envelope- #102619

I hope you have a MARVELOUS Monday!!
Happy Stamping!
Hugs-
SUSIE