5 Sneak Peeks to Make You Happy

You’ll love these sneak peek samples using products from the Stampin’ Up! Spring 2014 Catalog. Happy Watercolor stamp set, Gold Baker’s Twine, Gold Washi Tape, Gold Fancy Foile Designer Vellum and Gold Sequin Trim. Simple and gorgeous on a handmade card!

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One of my favorite treats at Founder’s Circle is having one of the first opportunities to see and use select new Stampin’ Up! products.  Today’s card highlights a luscious suite of new products I received, all accented with gold and available January, 2014.

I guess the big question is . . . what do you think of these new goodies and my card?  Please leave me a comment below!


  • SNEAK PEEK!  The “you make me happy” sentiment was stamped using Early Espresso ink.  The image is from the Happy Watercolor stamp set.

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  • I cropped the sentiment with one of the Apothecary Accents Framelits Dies.
  • SNEAK PEEK!  If you aren’t a Washi Tape fan all ready, you will be!  I adore these three clean, gold patterns that give splash to a handmade card in seconds.  The trio is called Watercolor Wonder Designer Washi Tape.

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  • SNEAK PEEK X 2! Two snappy new trims.  Gold Sequin Trim adds a boost of shiny texture and Gold Baker’s Twine adds metallic pizzazz to the Stampin’ Up! Vintage Faceted Designer Button!
  • SNEAK PEEK!  I lined the Whisper White Envelope with the new Gold Fancy Foil Designer Vellum.  Yes–Vellum!  Think of all the ways you could use this soft and pretty look!

MaryRedTulipDON’T MISS!  While at Founder’s Circle, I shared many more sneak peek samples of future Stampin’ Up! products on my Stampin’ Pretty Facebook Page.

3 BRAND NEW PHOTOPOLYMER (TRANSPARENT) SETS!  See all Stampin’ Up! Photopolymer stamps.

NEW!  Map it Out Photopolymer Stamp Set $13.95, 134620

Map It Out

NEW!  Greetings From Photopolymer Stamp Set $13.95, 134621

Greetings From

NEW!  Bite Me Photopolymer Stamp Set $13.95, 134622

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Stamp Set:  Happy Watercolor*
Paper:  Gold Fancy Foil Designer Vellum*, Whisper White (100730)
Ink:  Early Espresso (126974)
Cool Tools:  Apothecary Accents Framelits Dies (127003), Envelope Liners Framelits Dies (132172), Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (113439)
The Perfect Touch:  Gold Washi Tape*, Gold Baker’s Twine*, Gold Sequin Trim*, Vintage Faceted Designer Buttons (127555), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430)

Other:  Whisper White (107301)

*Available for purchase in the Stampin’ Up! Spring Catalog, January, 2014.


  1. LOVE LOVE LOVE the new gold accents and the new Watercolor stamp set. Can’t wait to ge my hands on it!

  2. Annapolis Anne

    Love the gold… love the sentiment… can’t wait to see it all!


  3. Oh WOW!! love all that gold!! The sequence trim and the Baker’s Twine is dreamy!! I wish they would bring this out for this year’s Holiday Season. Beautiful card Mary, great inspiration as always.

  4. I’m in SUCH trouble!!!!!! HAHAHAHAHA Thanks for sharing, Mary!!

  5. I am VERY excited about those sequins! LOVE them as well as the new washi!

  6. Nancy Farrell

    I like the gold baker’s twine the best. I am not a washi tape fan, but this really is nice. I thought it was new scraps of DSP that you used. Tape! Very easy. Thanks a bunch. 🙂

  7. When is January? I don’t want to rush Fall and the Holidays but these are FABULOUS new products and my mind is already spinning with that stamp set! WOW – love it and so glad you had a great time! Well deserved!

  8. Love the gold bakers twine. I too wish it had been available for the holiday season. It would look so nice on our Christmas cards. I also like the bold new greeting.

  9. I love it! Can’t wait to get these new goodies! Beautiful card!! 🙂

  10. wish we had them before the holidays, New years…..

  11. Who doesn’t love bling??? This is so pretty.

  12. So pretty card! Love the color

  13. I love all of the gold..hope we get it in Australia..

  14. I think the gold accents look like a “party” altogether! Thinking weddings, anniversaries, Valentine’s Day . . . zowie gold and cool!

  15. Penny Knowles

    BEAUTIFUL card, You have always done exceptional works and I enjoy looking, every morning, you are the 1st my list to view.. Have a GREAT DAY.

  16. I just realized I didn’t mention the 5th sneak peek (now added to the post). It’s the Gold Fancy Foil Vellum I lined the envelope with. Don’t miss it. It’s gorgeous.

  17. Seriously. I am in love with gold and I am really not sure how much my heart can take. I love this card Mary. Gorgeous and totally my style!

  18. Love the gold, but I sure wish I could use it for the holiday cards… can’t wait!

  19. Love the combinations–so elegant!

  20. Oh My Gosh Mary……I’m in LOVE! The washi tape looks amazing and the new trim is already on my list. Thanks for sharing! You work hard and deserved the Founders Circle Retreat.

  21. Fabulous card as usual, and I love the new gold products. Can’t wait to get the washi tape.

  22. Love love love the gold washi tape

  23. Carol Carriveau

    I have long been a gold fan…and now I cannot wait for the Occasions cayyt to get here and my credit card is a,ready very nervous….thank you for sharing these fabulous new product !

  24. Oh My!! I just squealed out loud! I was just thinking yesterday…”Stampin’ Up! surely outdid themselves with the Holiday Catalog…I wonder what they’ll come up with next?!” Your sneak peek surely did NOT disappoint! Can’t wait to get my hands on it all 🙂 Thanks for sharing! Hope to see you soon!

  25. Absolutely love the GOLD! The shape of the punch is pretty great too! Can’t wait until Jan. to see the new products.

  26. LOVE seeing gold making a comeback! This is such a stunning ensemble! Can’t wait!

  27. Hi!
    Lovely card as always! Too bad the gold accent products weren’t available for this holiday season!
    Be well!
    Vicki A.

  28. thanks for the sneak peeks…I love love love all the gold accents and bling!

  29. Mary Ann Huntington

    Oh my, gold designer Vellum and gold sequins. I love anything gold so I’m excited for January. Thanks for the sneak peaks.

  30. SU has hit ‘gold’! Your card is simply stunning.

  31. Dorothy Jewell

    Love the new products!

  32. Love it all! Can’t wait for the new releases!

  33. This just makes. me. happy.

  34. The card is outstanding. I NEED some of that gold washi tape!!!

  35. I love love love sparkle and that gold sure does sparkle. Your card definitely spotlights all the new gold products. I can hardly wait until it will be available.

  36. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE! Thank you so much for the sneak peak! Also, congratulations on your $500,000 in sales! Way to go!

  37. Ooh, Mary, I LOVE gold . And gold washi tape? Now that’s too wonderful! Thanks for the sneak peek!

  38. This is a beautiful card! love it

  39. linda fontanella

    love the gold. Your card is so good looking and it seems easy enough for a beginner like myself to copy. Can’t wait for the new tapes.

  40. Is it January yet?! Super excited for the new products!! Thanks for the sneak peek!!

  41. Love your card Mary! But I always do! Your site is a must go to every single day! It always puts a smile on my face! Thanks for sharing your awesome talent with us daily!

  42. LOVE it! Congrats on the milestone. Can’t wait for the new products!

  43. Dear Mary, I love this card. it is so beautiful. I love the Gold and the beautiful paper you used to line the envelope. You did a wonderful job on showcasing all the new things. I wish they were available now. O well I will have to just wait. The card is so lovely. Have a great day, Ellen Hinds

  44. These gold items have Happy New Year written all over them!!! We have to wait til Jan for them?

  45. Yes, Aurora MN, they won’t be available for customer purchase until Jan. 2014 (as part of the Spring Catalog).

  46. Sneak gold paper card

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