Stampin’ Up! For Peeps’ Sake, You Crack Me Up

I used the For Peeps’ Sake stamp set from Stampin’ Up! to create a fun card to share with you today.  Sorry if you are seeing this for the second time…apparently I was half asleep while typing yesterday afternoon and I accidentally hit the “publish” button rather than the “save” button a bit before my post was ready to go out…oops!  Apparently I need to have one more glass of tea before I start typing in the future!!  🙂

There is an important update from Stampin’ Up! regarding backorders that I added to my post after I hit the publish button yesterday, so be sure to scroll down and check out that information.  Sorry again for the extra email from me…I’ll try to pay more attention!!  😉

For Peeps' Sake - Stamp With Amy K

My card design was inspired by Retrosketches #153.

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I starting by adhering a panel of Coastal Cabana card stock and a panel from the Best Year Ever DSP pack (Sale-A-Bration item) to a panel of Sahara Sand card stock with SNAIL, then to a Calypso Coral card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

For Peeps' Sake 2 - Stamp With Amy K

I stamped the sentiment from the For Peeps’ Sake stamp set in Soft Suede ink on a strip of Sahara Sand card stock and I adhered the sentiment strip to the card front with SNAIL.

For Peeps' Sake 3 - Stamp With Amy K

I stamped the little chick images from the For Peeps’ Sake stamp set in Crushed Curry ink on a Whisper White panel (I masked them with a Post It Note and stamped each individually so that I could punch them out), then colored the images with my Light Coastal Cabana, Calypso Coral (Sale-A-Bration items, also available in the Annual Catalog) and Wild Wasabi Stampin’ Blendabilities Markers.  I punched the images out with the 1-1/4″ Circle Punch, adhered them with SNAIL to 1-3/8″ Circle Punches from Crushed Curry card stock, then to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

For Peeps' Sake 1 - Stamp With Amy K

I tied a strand of Whisper White Baker’s Twine through a Calypso Coral Button from the Best Year Ever Accessory Pack (Sale-A-Bration item) and adhered it to the card front with a Glue Dot.

Best Year Ever DSP - Stamp With Amy K

I adhered a leftover strip from the Best Year Ever DSP pack to a strip of Calypso Coral card stock, then to a Whisper White panel inside the card.

You can find a complete list of supplies, including card stock cuts, at the very bottom of this post.

February 15-28 Hostess Code:  GV7DYKPC

Use this hostess code when you order and receive a free gift from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift for February is your choice of any item valued up to $8.95 in either the 2014-15 Annual Catalog or the 2015 Occasions Catalog!


Important Update From Stampin’ Up! Regarding Backorders

Stampin’ Up! has reported that we will likely begin to see additional backordered items due to unexpected demand for the new products in the Occasions Catalog and ongoing labor disputes at the ports.  Stampin’ Up! has decided that until they see improvements in the factors causing backorders, beginning Monday, February 23, they will turn off accessories that become unavailable, rather than allowing them to go on backorder.  Please note: because stamps are manufactured locally, stamp sets will be allowed to go on backorder status as needed.

Stampin’ Up! will be providing lists with the items that will be temporarily unavailable and I will do my best to keep you updated with those lists as soon as they are provided.

If you currently have an item on backorder, Stampin’ Up! will fill your order as soon as they have the item in stock. Occasionally the product shipments they receive will not cover all backorders; in these instances, the remaining backorders will have to wait until subsequent shipments are received.

Stampin’ Up! does apologize for the frustration the backorders have caused, they also appreciate your patience as they replenish their inventory.


Online Hostess Clubs Starting March 1!

Are you interested in building your Stampin’ Up! supplies a little at a time and still want to be able to also receive hostess benefits?  An Online Hostess Club might be the perfect solution for you!  I have a few spaces open in online Hostess Clubs that will be starting on March 1.

Stop by my Online Hostess Club page for more details or drop me a note if you have questions.


Weekly Deals From Stampin’ Up! Feb 17-23

Here are this weeks Weekly Deals:

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Click here to see the Weekly Deals from Stampin’ Up! in my online store.  The Weekly Deals are only while supplies last and only available at these great prices through February 23.


If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator.  Just click on the Order Stampin’ Up! Online Now button on the right side of the screen to go directly to my online store or drop me an email if you have any questions. Happy Stamping!

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Card stock cuts for this project:
  • Calypso Coral – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base, 5/8″ x 4″ strip (inside card)
  • Sahara Sand – 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel, 1/2″ x 5-1/4″ strip
  • Coastal Cabana – 1-7/8″ x 5-1/8″ panel
  • Crushed Curry – three 1-3/8″ Circle Punches
  • Whisper White – three 1-1/4″ Circle Punches, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)
  • Best Year Ever Designer Series Paper – 1-7/8″ x 5-1/8″ panel, 1/2″ x 4″ strip (inside card)

Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project:

Price: $4.95

Supply List

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16 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! For Peeps’ Sake, You Crack Me Up

  1. Amy, your little peeps are so adorable….love the color added to them…beautiful way to use this dp and the sketch! The sentiment is pretty funny too~ Are you cold enough yet? I read the thermometer at -4 this morning!

    • Thanks so much Roberta! Glad that you liked my card (again)!! 😉 We’re freezing this morning !!!! But they called off school because they were afraid that we might get some snow and ice so at least we didn’t have to go stand at the bus stop in the frigid weather this morning. 🙂

  2. Ok, ok, I’ve got to say this….(warning silliness ahead)….For peeps sake, you crack me up!! 😉 I loved both emails, lol! This card is so cool with the baby chicks spotlighted in the Crushed Curry circles on the Coastal Cabana background. 🙂 The colors for your card are perfect, I really like the way the neutral Sahara Sand plays off the brighter colors and ties your card together. You are really making it hard for me to resist this set Amy, love this card 🙂

  3. how cute, I just got this stamp set, now I know what to do with it, LOL…I’m with Jill, I love the colors you chose for this card, it’s so bright and cheery and those little chicks are de bomb!…

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