Tasty Trucks – Thanks

My card today is a bright and cheerful thank you card using the Tasty Trucks stamp set from the Sale-a-bration catalog.

My card starts off with Thick Whisper White cardstock.  If you use Whisper White as a base to your cards a lot, you definitely need the Thick Whisper White cardstock.  It is more durable and can stand up much better than the regular one.

I layered the Whisper White first with Bermuda Bay, then Calypso Coral, and lastly Melon Mambo cardstock, each one a half inch smaller than the previous.


I next stamped the sentiment in the bottom right corner in Melon Mambo ink, as well as the banners behind the truck.


I stamped the Tasty Truck image in Archival Black ink (oil-based, so water doesn’t make it smear).  Then I used the amazing Watercolor Pencils (see below for status) to color it in.  I used Melon Mambo, Bermuda Bay, Calypso Coral, Pumpkin Pie, Daffodil Delight, Rich Razzleberry, and Early Espresso.  I then went over the coloring using a Blender Pen to get a more consistent look.  I fussy cut it out and adhered it over the cardstock.



Watercolor Pencils Backordered – Approaching Not-Orderable Status

Sales for the following Watercolor Pencils have exceeded Stampin’ Up!’s forecast and are continuing strong, resulting in a significant number of backorders.  It will be some time before this item is back in stock.  The latest updates are showing that the pencils should be back in stock in the warehouse on February 13.


The Watercolor Pencils will remain available until Thursday, January 26 at 12:00 PM (MT); it will then be placed in not-orderable status until stock is replenished.

Additionally, when you enter this product’s item number in an order, you will receive a pop-up notification asking if you would like to be notified via email when this product is back in stock. This allows you to find out immediately when the item’s status changes and it is again available for purchase.



SHOP:  Sale-a-bration makes it a great time to get those goodies on your wish list.  For every $50 (before tax and shipping), you choose a FREE item from the Sale-a-bration catalog.

JOIN:  Now is the perfect time to join as a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator.  For just $99 you receive $125 worth of product and free shipping.  During Sale-a-bration, you receive two free stamp sets of your choice- that’s another potentially $100 worth of product – free!  Hop on over here to sign up!  If you missed My Stampin’ Up! Story video the other day you can watch it here.


HOST:  With Sale-a-bration going on, Stampin’ Up! is offering extra rewards for hosting parties.  For parties $250+, you receive in addition to the regular rewards – an extra $25 worth of free product.



Use this host code when your order is $50 or more (before shipping and taxes) 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 $8.00 in the 2016-2017 Annual Catalog.  See something you like?  Check out my store.


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