Stampin’ Up! Merry Moose With Buffalo Check Christmas Card & Ink Updates From Stampin’ Up!

I used the Stampin’ Up! Merry Moose stamp set bundle and the Buffalo Check background stamp to create a fun Christmas card to share with you today.  The colors and the Buffalo Check on my card were inspired by a card made a few weeks back by one of my team members, Jaimie Babarczy.  You can see her card here.

My card design was loosely inspired by My Favorite Things Wednesday Sketch Challenge #461.

And the trees were inspired by The Paper Players PP466.

I started by stamping the Buffalo Check stamp set image in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on a panel of Cherry Cobbler card stock.  I adhered the panel to a panel of Basic Black card stock with SNAIL and then to a Soft Suede card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I punched the trees with the Pine Tree Punch from a panel of Wrapped In Plaid 6″ x 6″ Specialty DSP.  I adhered one with SNAIL and one with Stampin’ Dimensionals to the card front.  I stamped the moose image from the Merry Moose photopolymer stamp set in Soft Suede ink on a panel of Soft Suede card stock and again on a panel of Crumb Cake card stock.

I saw this little trick on out Pinterest from Dena Linneman.  I punched the moose images out with the Moose Punch and then snipped the antlers off the moose on the Soft Suede card stock and snipped a “v” shape from the Crumb Cake card stock moose.

I adhered the Crumb Cake antlers to the back of the Soft Suede moose with Multipurpose Liquid Glue and then adhered the moose to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I adhered a strip of 5/8″ Burlap Ribbon to the card front with Tear & Tape Adhesive and then stamped the sentiment from the Merry Moose stamp set in Soft Suede ink on a panel of Crumb Cake card stock.  I adhered the sentiment to the Burlap Ribbon with Glue Dots and then added three of the Basic Black Monster Bash Enamel Shapes near the sentiment to finish the card front.

I stamped the sentiment and trees from the Merry Moose stamp set in Soft Suede and Shaded Spruce inks on a panel of Whisper White card stock to finish the inside of the card.

You can see a list of supplies needed to create this card, including the card stock cuts, at the very bottom of this blog post.


Facebook Live – Lunchtime Live –  Early Today At 11:00 AM ET!

We’ve got parent teacher conferences at school this afternoon so I’m planning to go live on Facebook with a project today a little early today at 11:00 AM ET!  Stop by my Facebook page today at 11:00 AM ET to see my So Many Stars Gift Card Holder project!  Look forward to seeing you then!


Ink Updates From Stampin’ Up! Today

Purple Posy Ink To Be Discontinued

Despite our efforts to resolve issues with Purple Posy ink, we have learned that the ink color is still shifting over time. This means that the color is coordinating more loosely than we typically allow with our colors. Due to these ongoing challenges, we have decided to discontinue Purple Posy classic ink. As of November 5, 2019, the following items will no longer be available to purchase:

  • Purple Posy Classic Stampin’ Pad (item 150084)
  • Purple Posy Classic Stampin’ Ink Refill (item 150091)
  • 2019–2021 In Color Classic Stampin’ Pad Assortment (item 150087)

All other Purple Posy products (such as Purple Posy Stampin’ Write Marker, Purple Posy Cardstock, Purple Posy Stampin’ Blends, etc.) will remain available for purchase.

All of Stampin’ Up!’s exclusive ink colors are run through a vigorous series of tests to get ahead of challenges like this, and to ensure colors are accurate and meet our standards of coordination. Purple Posy did pass regular testing standards in time-simulating ovens, but we have now identified that it fell short when it came to actual time passing. The color begins to shift once the ink has rested in the ink pad for about six weeks.

It is rare for Stampin’ Up! or our ink manufacturer to have such persistent issues with ink; Purple Posy has certainly been an anomaly. We completed full testing on 11 distinct batches of Purple Posy Classic Stampin’ Ink before releasing the current version. We are now confident that no additional efforts would uphold our coordination needs over time. We appreciate your patience as we have worked through this manufacturing difficulty and regret that we are unable to share better news.

Delicata® Ink Pads and Refills Available While Supplies Last

We have received shipments of Delicata ink pads and refills (see item list below), and they will be available to purchase before the end for the 2019 holiday catalog sales period (January 2, 2020).

  • Celestial Copper Ink Pad (item 150707)*
  • Celestial Copper Ink Refill (item 150708)*
  • Golden Glitz Ink Pad (item 150711)
  • Golden Glitz Ink Refill (item 150712)*
  • Silvery Shimmer Ink Pad (item 150709)
  • Silvery Shimmer Ink Refill (item 150710)*

*Our Celestial Copper Ink Pad and Ink Refill, Golden Glitz Ink Refill and Silvery Shimmer Ink Refill inventory has already been depleted and have been turned off for ordering.

Due to amount of time it takes to receive shipments of these items, they will not be carrying over into the 2020 occasions catalog. Additionally, when inventory for each item is depleted, that item will be turned off for ordering.


November 1-15 Host Code:  P4SWDJTS

Use this host 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 is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in in either the 2019-20 Annual Catalog or the 2019 Holiday Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!  See my Rewards page for full details.


Christmastime Is Here Product Suite Available Now!

Stampin’ Up! has a new limited time product suite called Christmastime Is Here that is available to purchase now!  Products from the Christmastime Is Here Suite will be available only while supplies last. So order soon to make sure that you get the items that you would like!

Click here to go see the full suite of products in my online store.


Stampin’ Up!’s New Paper Trimmer Is Available To Order Now!!

Woohoo!!  The new Stampin’ Up! Paper Trimmer is available to order now!!  Let me know if you have any questions.  I have my  trimmer and I love it!  The blades cut so much nicer than the old ones did and it cuts really straight too!!

Click the image below to go right to my online store to get yours now.

Yay!!  So glad that this will be available just in time for the holidays!


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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Soft Suede – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base scored at 5-1/2″
  • Basic Black – 3-3/4″ x 5″ panel
  • Cherry Cobbler – 3-5/8″ x 4-7/8″ panel
  • Crumb Cake – Moose Punch, 1/2″ x 3-1/4″ strip
  • Whisper White – 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)
  • Wrapped In Plaid 6″ x 6″ Specialty Designer Series Paper – two Pine Tree Punches

Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project:

8 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Merry Moose With Buffalo Check Christmas Card & Ink Updates From Stampin’ Up!

  1. Love your moose with that fun holiday plaid Amy and the extra detail on the antlers makes a real difference – a more realistic moose, for sure and very reminiscent of the great outdoors! Thanks for sharing with us over at The Paper Players this week!

  2. Such a fun card, Amy full of rustic charm! Thanks so much for joining us this week for my theme challenge over at The Paper Players!

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