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What’s In Your Garden – Part 3

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Buy 3, Get a 4th Free! 

Yup – for every 3 items, add in one more for free!   Good through 7/23 at

Here is the 3rd in our “What’s In Your Garden” series, featuring cards made by Serendipity Stamps Design Team members using stamps from our Garden section.   Today we’re showing off the work of Vickie Zimmer!

Did you notice a little bit of twine on the card above?   In addition to using our Daisy Basket Small and Miss You stamps, Vickie added a little bow of twine.   That’s all you need to submit your design to the Serendipity Stamps Challenge Blog this month.  A little twine and an SS image and you could win a $20 gift code!

Vickie used the following stamps on the cards below:


Thistle, Thanks Die


Orchid, Thinking of You (sale!)

Marigold Seed Packet

Floral Frame Die Set, Floral Butterfly Die

Sunflower Die, Summertime

Floral Alphabet, Violets Small

Flower Pops, Flower Pops Dies, Butterfly Kisses (sale)







Cool Off and Get A Free Item!


Buy 3, Get a 4th Free!

Good through July 23rd.

Have you entered the Serendipity Stamps Challenge yet?   Just enter a design that includes TWINE and a Serendipity Stamps image and you could win a giant sampler set of twine from The Twinery!

Our design team was challenged to use not only twine, but to use the theme “cool”.   Karen Amidon used our Sprinkler and Summer rubber stamps.  I love how she used the twine so creatively like rays of sunshine!


Buy 3, Get a 4th Free!


Buy 3 Item, Get a 4th Free!

Lowest priced item of the four is free.
Buy 8 items and 2 will be free. And so on, and so on…
Clearance items, Wood Stamp Sale, and 25 Cent/$1.00 items are included! (But do you really want your .25 stamp to be the free one?. Clear Envelopes are NOT included.  Good through 7/23.

The challenge over at the Serendipity Stamps Challenge Blog this month is to use twine!  Be sure to enter your design – one random entry will be chosen to win a sampler pack of twine from The Twinery!

This week our DT was challenged with using Twine AND to think “cool” – cool colors, cool off, keep your cool.  On the card above I used Serendipity’s “When You Get To The End” stamp.  We all know someone who could use this card (or we’ve been that someone!).

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What’s In Your Garden – Marybeth Lopez?

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Here is the 2nd in our Serendipity Stamps Design Team Garden Series.  Today we’re featuring the work of Marybeth Lopez.   One of the very first cards Marybeth created for Serendipity was one in which she used our Quilted Pumpkin stamp to make a PINK pumpkin!   I love that about Marybeth – always thinking outside the box!   Here she used our Sunflower Die in pink!   Below is a gallery full of more of Marybeth’s garden.  Below the gallery you’ll find a list of the stamps and dies she used.

Pear Die

Quilted Pumpkin

Flower Pops, Happy Mother’s Day

Sun Garden, Everyday Words

Butterfly Garden, Thanks

Basket of Flowers


Thistle, I’m Beginning To Learn



What’s In Your Garden?

Hydrangea - Big Little - Miriam Napier

It’s that time when the world is lush with color and scent and fluttering and buzzing.   Even if your garden consists of a small pot of petunias on your windowsill – you’ve got summer.   Here’s a sampling of Summer at Serendipity Stamps, all courtesy of DT Member Miriam Napier.  Below the cards is a list of all the stamps used.

Thanks to Serendipity’s great customers for your patience!   Serendipity Stamps is one-woman operation and while my goal is to get all orders shipped within a week, this summer I’ve gotten behind more than once.   Back on track now!

Remember to check the “related products” listed below each stamp and die.   I’m adding lots of great $1 cling stamp bargains!


Hydrangea Large, Bee, Everyday Words

Sunflower Large, Seasons, Flowers

English Rose, With Sympathy

Pansy Corner, The Earth Laughs

Petunias, Flowers

Veggie Basket, Seasons



Respect The Geranium!


If you go look at the pots of flowers on your front porch, chances are there’s a perky bright geranium holding her head up high despite the fact that you haven’t watered her for a couple of days!  I’ll admit, I used to turn my nose up at geraniums.   They don’t smell good – in fact they smell kinda bad.   For a long time they only came in boring old red.   And to top it off, that’s about all my mom ever had on her front porch – so why would I want pots of geraniums on mine?   Well, as usual, we end up learning that Mom knows best.   Go give your geranium a drink, clean her up a little and thank her for always being there for you.

DT member Vickie Zimmerman created this gorgeous card last week for our Twine Challenge.   Each time I look at it I admire it just a bit more – just like my geraniums – see the twine in the center of the flowers?   And how she tucked her Thinking of You banner into the fussy cut leaves that she’s colored so beautifully?  And then she’s framed it all with our Floral Frame die which has very geranium-like flowers silhouetted in it.   Great card Vickie!

I’ve added lots of $1 and $2 cling stamps throughout   You’ll find one in the related items listed under each die.   Get ‘em while they last!   The Thinking Of You stamp used above is one!   Be sure to hop over to the SS Challenge Blog to see the other Twine creations and then enter your own for a chance to win a sampler pack from The Twinery!

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July Is Twine Month!


The theme over at the Serendipity Stamps Challenge Blog is Twine this month!    You can make it as easy as gluing a piece of twine to some cardboard like I did above, or you can get really elaborate, as you’ll see in some of our DT examples.    In addition to using twine, the SSDT added some “HOT” to their designs – hot outside, hot colors, what’s hot and trendy….

I wanted my card to look like someone had just dropped a rope over a wall.   I embossed Drop A Line Vertical onto chipboard.  The twine is Charcoal Stripe from The Twinery.  I love how the black and white really pop!

We have lots of items on clearance right now making room for our new fall/winter release!

50% Off Wood Sale

Clearance Sale

$.25 – $2 Stamp sale - if it’s $1 or $2 it will be on cling cushion, if it’s .25 it will be UM.


Sunflowers! 40% Off!


40% Off Coupon – Last Day Today – Wed 6/25!

Enter “40fromhigh614″ during checkout and get 40% off the highest priced item in your cart.

Summer Blog Hop Winner!   Congratulations to Suzette Weber for winning the $20 Gift Code giveaway for our Summer Blog Hop!

This is one of the “little” volunteer sunflowers that has just started bloomingin front of my house.   I say “little” because it’s from one of the black oil sunflower seeds I put in the feeder and is more the size of a large saucer than the dinner plate sized ones you often see.   It’s good reminder that the centers of sunflowers don’t start out full of black seeds – they start out green and yellow like this fellow.   But just as he’s supposed to do, he had his face turned right toward the hot afternoon sun.

Below is a gallery filled with cards that the SSDT created using our Sunflower Die, which you can purchase by itself or in the Sunflower Stamp and Die set.   This set includes the dies and the two great phrases you see on lots of these cards – Keep Your Face To the Sunshine and Just Living Is Not Enough all at a great bargain price.   Add your 40% off coupon and you’ve got quite a steal!



Who can resist a lighthouse?


40% Off Coupon!

Good through Wed 6/25.   Enter “40fromhigh614″ during checkout and get 40% off the highest priced item in your cart.

I’ve never seen a lighthouse – I mean a real, honest to goodness, lighthouse.   I live in Missouri!   No need to warn ships to beware of rocks here.   I’ve traveled quite a bit, but somehow I’ve missed the lighthouses.   This is just a reminder to those of you who see one everyday, out your window, on your way to work, or maybe once a year when you head out for vacation – take a look and appreciate how lucky you are!

Here’s a gallery of a few of the cards the Serendipity Stamps Design Team has created using our new Lighthouse die.   You can buy just the die, or you can buy the Lighthouse Stamp & Die set which includes the die PLUS 5 cling stamps!  Use your coupon on this set and you’ll get all of this for a little over $14!

The card above was made by DT Member Vickie Zimmer using our lighthouse die and our new Mother Teresa quote, Joy Is A Net.


40% Off Coupon!

Buy 3 Items, Get a 4th One Free!  Good through Wed June 25th.

I have to apologize for the quality of the photos above!   This card is from way back before stampers were taking such great photos.   But it’s a great example of an accordion card with a window!   This card was created by DT Alumni Sue Eldred using our Sunflower Large and Small, Summer Flower Background, We Turn Not Older, and Happy Birthday Stamps.

Window Challenge!

Our current Serendipity Stamps Challenge is to create a card that includes a window.   Easy!  Submit by the end of the month and you will be entered in our drawing for a $20 gift card.   Today our Design Team was asked to go one step further and to create accordion cards with windows.   Be sure to visit each of their blogs for details on how they designed their cards.

Summer Blog Hop

Did you have a chance to hop along with our summer release?   Today, Wed, is the last day to leave comments for the DT and be entered to win our random drawing for a $20 gift card.   We’ll announce the winner Thurs 6/19.  Scroll down to see the links for the blog hop.




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