Stampin’ Up! Darling Donkeys Sneak Peek

Good Morning! Today am sharing another sneak peek of a Sale A Bration item – the Stampin’ Up! Darling Donkeys cling stamp set. I used it to make a whimsical birthday card! You can find the currently available supplies I used to create this card at the bottom of my post along with the sizes of cardstock used.

My card was also inspired by the sketch in CAS(E) this Sketch #399 – isn’t it cute?

I adhered a multicolored striped panel of Playing with Patterns 6″ x 6″ designer series paper to the front of a Coastal Cabana card base with liquid glue. I adhered a Calypso Coral dotted panel of DSP on top of the striped panel and finished it off with a strip of multicolored circles.

I stamped the cute, er darling little donkey from the Stampin’ Up! Darling Donkeys stamp set on a small Whisper White panel in Soft Suede ink. I colored him with Early Espresso and Flirty Flamingo Watercolor pencils and used the blender pen to blend and smooth out the colors. I stamped the sentiment in Calypso Coral ink and adhered the panel to a Coastal Cabana mat.

I popped the donkey on the card front and adhered some adhesive backed sequins to the panel.

I stamped another darling donkey from the Stampin’ Up! Darling Donkeys stamp set in the lower corner of a Whisper White panel and colored him like the one on the front. I colored the flower with Calypso Coral and Granny Apple Green Watercolor pencils and stamped the sentiment in Calypso Coral ink. I also stamped the little stars in Coastal Cabana, Calypso Coral and Bumblebee in the opposite corner and adhered the panel to the inside of the card.

The Stampin’ Up! Darling Donkeys stamp set is another one of those cute, playful animals stamp sets, and it’s FREE during Sale A Bration with an order of $50 or more. Sale A Bration runs January 5, 2021 through February 28, 2021. It’s the best Stampin’ Up! promotion, and next year there will be two Sale A Brations – one in January & February and another in July & August.



January – June 2021 Mini Catalog and Sale A Bration are Coming Soon!

Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator pre-order for the January – June 2021 Mini Catalog started yesterday and got my orders in for new catalogs and Sale A Bration brochures for my customers! When I get my order, I’ll be sending my customer catalogs out ASAP. If you’ve placed orders with me of at least $50 during the past year, you are automatically on my list to get a catalog when my shipment arrives! If you have not placed an order with me but want to be on my mailing list for the new catalogs too, simply place an order through my Online Store and I’ll add you to my list so you can get your new catalogs too! And if you have thought about joining Stampin’ Up! as a Demonstrator, now is a good time because you can include the new catalog items in your Starter Kit!! Let me know if you have any questions – I’ll be happy to talk to you about the benefits of being a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator!


The December Paper Pumpkin Kit is Beary Comforting!

December’s cute and cuddly Paper Pumpkin kit—called “Beary Comforting”—is designed to uplift your loved ones as this beary tough year finally comes to a close. After a year like 2020, we all could use a big bear hug! With the help of this bear-themed kit, you can create 12 unbearably cute cards featuring warm and fuzzy friends, sweet stamps, and meaningful messages. Near or far, send your friends and family the extra comfort, love, and encouragement they need with this month’s Paper Pumpkin kit! 

Here are the Details:

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create 12 cards and coordinating envelopes.
  • Card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ 
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2″ x 5-3/4″ 

Coordinating Colors: Basic Gray, Calypso Coral, Cinnamon Cider, Daffodil Delight, Rich Razzleberry, Soft Sea Foam, Whisper White

If you’re interested in subscribing to Paper Pumpkin, you can either sign up for a subscription where you are billed monthly for your kit or you can purchase a prepaid subscription in my online store. To see more information and to sign up for the monthly subscription click here. To see the options for prepaid subscriptions in my online store, click here.

Sign up deadline for the December 2020 kit is December 10, 2020. Supplies may be limited toward the end of the subscription period.


December 1 – 15 Host Code: E7SDCMYW

Use this host code when you order $50 or more and receive a free gift from me!  The gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in the 2020-21 Annual Catalog or the Aug – Dec 2020 Mini Catalog. This includes some of the host exclusive sets!

If your order is over $150, please do not use the host code since you’ll receive your own Host Dollars plus I’ll still send you the free gift!  This host code can be used by anyone, no commitment required.  Let me know if you have any questions.


If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator.  Just click on the Shop Now Button on the right side of the screen to go directly to my Online store or contact me if you have any questions.  Happy Stamping!

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!

Akiko

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Cardstock Cuts for this project:

  • Coastal Cabana – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base scored at 5-1/2″, 2-3/8″ x 2-5/8″ (mat)
  • Whisper White – 3-3/4″ x 5″ (inside panel), 2-1/4″ x 2-1/2″ (donkey panel)
  • Playing With Patterns 6″ x 6″ DSP – 3-3/4″ x 5″ (striped panel), 3-1/4″ x 3-1/2″ (Calypso Coral dots), 1-1/4″ x 3-3/4″ (multicolor circles strip)

Stampin’ Up! products used in this project:


4 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Darling Donkeys Sneak Peek

  1. This card is so absolutely adorable. I love, love, love this stamp set and your card. I can’t wait until this is available. The watercolor pencils make it so subtle. Thank you for sharing your SUPER cute card!

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