The Friends Are Like Seashells Bundle is definitely a favorite from the new January-June 2021 Mini Catalog. It can be ordered now, and you’ll find the links to my store in the Product List below. You may be wondering how friends are like seashells, the answer is…… “you collect them along the way.”

Today’s card is a “slimline”, with a card base of Sahara Sand, 8″ X 7″, folded at 3 1/2″. It is layered with beach sand from Sand & Sea Designer Paper, 7 3/4″ X 3 1/4″. It’s nice that slimline cards will fit in a legal-size envelope.

Before gluing the designer paper to the card base, I taped a piece of Braided Linen Trim to the back of the beach. It was made wider by stretching the Linen Trim apart with my fingers, and it’s held in place by a few Glue Dots.

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Shells on a beach


Next, I stamped the shells from the Friends Are Like Seashells Stamp Set in several different colors of Ink (Crumb Cake, Gray Granite, Cinnamon Cider, Calypso Coral, and Blushing Bride) on Basic White Cardstock. Then, I fussy cut the shells, and smoothed the lines with a Water Painter. After positioning the shells, I attached the four, larger ones with Dimensionals, and glued the two smaller shells.

I could have used the Seaside Seashell Dies, but I wanted to eliminate the white border on the shells for this card.


The sentiment is from the Friends Are Like Seashells Stamp Set. I stamped “I’m so glad I found you” in Basic Gray Ink on Sand & Sea Designer Paper, cut with the smallest Stitched Rectangles Die, and attached it with Dimensionals.


I was inspired by Freshly Made Sketches.

My January Host Code Gift

Add my Host Code ( 9YBJS4NM ) in the box provided when you order a minimum of $50.00 in the month of January, and I will send the Whale Of A Time Sequins to you in February.

You will love the colors, plus there are little shells that will go perfectly with the Sand & Sea Suite, pages 40-42 in the January-June 2021 Mini Catalog.


My January Drawing Prize

This month’s drawing will be a $20.00 or less, Stampin’ Up! item of your choice. Your name will be entered in the drawing when you place a minimum $100 order in January.  I’ll announce the winner February 1st.



 Would you like to get a 20% discount on everything you order?  Sale-A-Bration is the perfect time to join.

During this time (January & February), you can choose your $125 Starter Kit for only $99. Plus, you’ll get a FREE exclusive gift from the upcoming catalog — an assortment of six 6″ x 6″ stacks of Designer Series Paper.
Did you know that the majority of Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators are not pursuing the business? They appreciate Stampin’ Up! products, like you do, and enjoy the 20% discount. The addition of the stacks of  6X6 Designer Paper during Sale-A-Bration is an added incentive, giving the kit a $182.50 value. 
I’d love for you to join my Dream Makers Team, click here:


You can click on my shop button, or the pictures in my Product List, to go to my store. Have fun filling your shopping cart! 

Thanks for stopping by! Have a delightful day!


Please note: Stampin’ Up’s white cardstock is no longer Whisper White. It is now Basic White, and there are new numbers for ordering.

  • BASIC WHITE 8-1/2″ X 11″ CARDSTOCK (159276)
  • BASIC WHITE 8-1/2″ X 11″ THICK CARDSTOCK (159229)
  • BASIC WHITE 12″ X 12″ (30.5 X 30.5 CM) CARDSTOCK (159231)
  • BASIC WHITE 3″ X 3″ (7.6 X 7.6 CM) ENVELOPES (159233)

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