Pals Blog Hop: All that Sparkles & Shines!

Welcome to the Pals December 2017 Blog Hop featuring “All that Sparkles and Shines.”  Whether you’re just starting the hop, or have come from a previous Pal’s blog, you’ll find the line-up toward the end of my post to help you move along.

Learn how to create a simple birthday card using Stampin Up Magical Day & Magical Mates - Mary Fish StampinUp Ideas

My card for the hop shares oodles of sneak peeks from the Myths & Magic product suite in the Stampin’ Up! Occasions Catalog.  Myths & Magic products will be available for purchase when the catalog begins Jan. 3!

STAMPIN’ PRETTY TIPS:

  • The Magical Day Stamp Set and coordinating Magical Mates Framelits Dies are my top pick for the “whimsy” factor in the Occasions Catalog.  The magical characters evoke a sense of retro style and are just plain fun.  Save 10% when you purchase the stamp set and dies as a bundle (starting Jan. 3).

    Magical Day Bundle – Images © Stampin’ Up!

  • Love my Blends!  I used Stampin’ Blends Markers in Smoky Slate and Pink Pirouette to color my adorable unicorn.  Click here for a video and more details about how to use Stampin’ Blends Markers.
  • A swipe of a Clear Wink of Stella Glitter Brush on the unicorn mane and tail adds yummy shimmer.

    Learn how to create a simple birthday card using Stampin Up Magical Day & Magical Mates - Mary Fish StampinUp Wink of Stella

  • The pretty pattern in the background is from Myths & Magic Specialty Designer Series Paper.   It’s filled with literally dazzling designs.

    Myths & Magic Specialty Designer Series Paper – Images © Stampin’ Up!

  • Also a highlight in the Myths & Magic product suite is Myths & Magic 6 x 6 Glimmer Paper in iridescent, light green and turquoise.  I used iridescent for supreme sparkle on the die cut stems.

    Learn how to create a simple birthday card using Stampin Up Magical Day & Magical Mates - Mary Fish StampinUp

  • Colorful layers!  The sentiment was cropped twice with the banner die from Magical Mates Framelits Dies.  

    Learn how to create a simple birthday card using Stampin Up Magical Day & Magical Mates - Mary Fish StampinUp Idea

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Thank you so much for hopping with the Stampin’ Pretty Pals today. Please take a minute to mark your calendar for our next hop on January 10, 2018. Now hop along using the Blog Hop Line-up below. Don’t forget to leave us a comment. We really like that.

Blog Hop Line-up:  

  1. Mary Fish at Stampin’ Pretty
  2. Becky Retzer at Just in Thyme Crafts
  3. Amy Hoptay at Craft Carnivore
  4. Peggy Noe at Pretty Paper Cards
  5. Rae Harper Burnet at Wild West Paper Arts
  6. Kim Jolley at Stampin’ Artfully
  7. Su Mohr at Aromas And Art
  8. Jennifer Michalski at Stamping Serenity
  9. Julie DiMatteo at The Paper Pixie
  10. Wendy Klein at Doggone Delightful Stampin’
  11. Beth McCullough at Stamping Mom
  12. Lisa Ann Bernard at Queen B Creations
  13. Pamela Sadler at Stampin’ Pink Rose



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Sneak Peek of Sale-A-Bration Party Pandas

Create this simple birthday card using Stampin' Up! Panda Party stamp set - Mary Fish StampinUpI’m anticipating that Party Pandas stamp set will be one of the top choices as a free gift with a $50 order during Sale-A-Bration.  Today’s birthday card features one of three adorable panda stamps.  Sale-A-Bration begins Jan. 3.

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Create a simple birthday card with Stampin Up Party Pandas - Mary Fish StampinUp

STAMPIN’ PRETTY TIPS:

  • I stamped and snipped three balloons with my Paper Snips. The Lemon Lime Twist balloon is popped up with a Stampin’ Dimensional.
  • Easy Peasy!  Strings to the additional two balloons were drawn with a Basic Black Stampin’ Write Marker.

    Create this simple birthday card using Stampin' Up! Panda Party stamp set - Mary Fish StampinUp Card Ideas

  • Papaya Panda-Monium!  The adorable papaya paper on the front is from the Tutti-frutti 6 x 6 Designer Series Paper Stack (Occasions Catalog 2018 – Available Jan. 3).  I used a second Tutti-frutti design for the patterned balloon. 
  • You can see ALL patterns in the Tutti-frutti collection as well as more sneak peeks of products from the Occasions Catalog and Sale-A-Bration in this video reveal I created.
  • The “happy birthday” sentiment (Party Pandas) was stamped, snipped (to create independent words) and popped up with Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.

    Create this simple birthday card using Stampin' Up! Panda Party stamp set - Mary Fish StampinUp Card

  • The “engineering!”  Cut Basic Black card stock to 7 3/4 x 4 1/4″.  Score at 2 1/4″ for the front (upper) flap.  Layer Tutti-frutti designer series paper (1 3/4″ x 3 3/4″) and Lemon Lime Twist card stock (2″ x 4″) on the front flap.

    Create this simple birthday card using Stampin' Up! Panda Party stamp set - Mary Fish StampinUp Card Interior

  • The bottom piece starts with a piece of Basic Black card stock (2″ x 4 1/4″).  Tutti- frutti designer series paper (1 1/2″ x 3 3/4″) and Lemon Lime Twist are layered on top (1 3/4″ x 4″).
  • The Panda rectangle (2″ x 3 1/2″) is layered over Basic Black (2 1/4″ x 3 3/4″).  This piece anchors the top flap and bottom using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

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The Stampin’ Up! Year-End Sales Event Starts Dec. 1

MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR THIS FRIDAY!  Stampin’ Up! is wishing 2017 a fond farewell by throwing a Year-End Sales Event in its honor! In just a few short days, you’ll be smiling over special deals on select retiring and surplus items while supplies last.

The Year-End Sales Event will run from December 1, 2017, to January 2, 2018, and supplies are limited.  Snag your favorite items before they’re gone!




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Simple Saturday Birthday Delivery

Stampin Up Birthday Delivery Birthday Card Idea - Mary Fish stampinup

It’s hard to resist the adorable stamps, dies and designer series paper in the Birthday Delivery Bundle.  Today’s card is delightful for a child’s birthday card.  However, the suite of products has nostalgic images perfect for any age!

Save 10% on the Birthday Delivery Bundle!  This bundle includes 23 photopolymer images within the Birthday Delivery Stamp Set,  10 coordinating Birthday Friends Framelits Dies AND the Birthday Memories Designer Series paper.  Cool thing!  The Birthday Friends Framelits Dies coordinate with the many of the images in the designer series paper for even more versatility.

Watch my WOW! video above to see a demonstration of how the dies work with the designer paper!

Birthday Delivery Bundle #145294 - Images © Stampin' Up!

Birthday Delivery Bundle #145294 – Images © Stampin’ Up!

STAMPIN’ PRETTY TIPS:

  • The Whisper White thick card stock base measures 5″ x 5″ with a mat of Pumpkin Pie card stock cut 1/8″ smaller.
  • Polka dots make everything more fun!  This is just one of the darling patterns in the Birthday Memories Designer Series Paper collection.
Birthday Memories Designer Series Paper #144118 - Images © Stampin' Up!

Birthday Memories Designer Series Paper #144118 – Images © Stampin’ Up!

  • Birthdays, bears and balloons!  How adorable is the image of the balloon toting bears? These images were cut directly from the Birthday Memories Designer Series Paper.  The bears were hand snipped and the balloons cropped with one of the coordinating the Birthday Friends Framelits Dies.

Stampin Up Birthday Delivery Birthday Cards Idea - Mary Fish stampinup

  • The sentiment is cut with one of the Stampin’ Up! Stitched Shapes Framelits Dies and a scalloped die from the Layering Ovals Framelits Dies.

Stampin Up Birthday Delivery Birthday Card Ideas - Mary Fish stampinup

  • A couple more sentiments from the Birthday Delivery Photopolymer Stamp Set continue the birthday celebration inside.
  • A Must-Have!  The Envelope Punch Board made it a snap to create the custom size envelope.

Stampin Up Birthday Delivery Birthday Card - Mary Fish stampinup

  • Hover and Pin it!  The photo below shows key products for today’s Birthday Delivery birthday card that you can save or pin to Pinterest.  If you are viewing this post by email, you’ll need to click the title of the post to access my blog and pin.  See ALL my labeled product photos in one spot on my How to Make Simple Cards board on Pinterest.  This project was created by my Stampin’ Pretty Design Group.

Stampin Up Birthday Delivery Birthday Cards Ideas - Mary Fish stampinup

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HEADING TO THAILAND!  This selfie photo is of my daughter, Caroline, and I waiting at the Tucson airport for first flight (of three) to LA. Then the LONG flight to Hong Kong at 11:55 p.m.(last night). Final leg is Hong Kong to Phuket, Thailand. A little nervous but excited.  You’ll get this post while we are still traveling.  We are so grateful to Stampin’ Up! for a mother/daughter trip of a lifetime!

I’ll keep you updated on our adventures (and great Thai food) on my Stampin’ Pretty Facebook page here.




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