Favorite Stamp Set

Time for another Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Blog Hop. This week we are featuring our favorite holiday stamp set.  Okay…so I had made this card and I just LOVE it…it’s really more of my favorite bundle since it features the cool reindeer and the greeting from the set…so I’ll go with it (it’s also my favorite paper and favorite embossing folder – LOL!)

Another Christmas card done and ready to be mailed – LOL!!!

Here’s the details…

  • Merry Merlot – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Merry Merlot – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Swirls and Curls embossing folder, add to card front
  • Joyous Noel dsp – 2 1/2 x 4 3/4, add to card front
  • Copper Foil – 1/4 x 5 1/4, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 2 1/2 x 3 3/4, add to card front
  • Copper Foil – cut out reindeer, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Merry Merlot – cut out two small details flowers, add to reindeer
  • Grey Granite – 3/4 x 2 5/8, stamp greeting using Merry Merlot, cut into banner add to card front using dimensionals

See…it’s full of lots of favorites (with a stamp set thrown in there just for fun!)

It’s time for our last week of our 5 weeks of Christmas. Up next…Peaceful Noel…what a pretty set! Check it out…

Set(s): Dashing Deer
Paper: Whisper White, Merry Merlot, Joyous Noe dsp, Copper Foil
Ink: Merry Merlot
Other: Swirls and Curls Embossing Folder, Detailed Deer Thinlets, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Stylish Christmas

Happy Thursday everyone! Time again for another Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge and this week we have an awesome sketch for you…

I decided to do a little spin on the sketch and instead of using the pieces (half circles in the sketch) I decided to do some stamping instead…

Here’s the details…

  • Cherry Cobbler – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Cherry Cobbler – 4 x 5 1/4, stamp swirl 2 times using Versamark and gold emboss
  • Very Vanilla – 2 3/4 x 3 1/2, stamp greeting using Versamark and gold emboss, add to card front
  • Gold Glitter – 1/4 x 3 7/8, add to card front
  • Very Vanilla – stamp flower using Cherry Cobbler and leaves using Mossy Meadow, cut out and add to card front
  • Add some Gold Metallic Pearls to the center of the flower to finish off

It’s Week 5 of our Christmas is Coming series and Connie and Mary are featuring the whimsical Spirited Snowmen stamp set from the Holiday Catalog! This is such a cute set and we had LOTS of fun designing with it! You’ll get THREE card and ONE small 3D tutorials (perfect for craft fairs or a small gift!) with this week’s Spirited Snowman Stamp Set for only $10! See the details HERE!

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary and see what our AMAZING design team has done!

Set(s): Stylish Christmas
Paper: Very Vanilla, Cherry Cobbler, Gold Glitter Paper
Ink: Cherry Cobbler, Mossy Meadow, Versamark
Other: Metallic Pearls, Gold Embossing Powder

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

IM46 – Happiness Surrounds

It’s time for another Monday inspiration and we have a really cool piece of alcohol ink art! Check it out…

I knew right away that I wanted to use the cool Happiness Surrounds set that is a limited addition release AND Create with Connie and Mary also has an AWESOME Collection using this set…CHECK IT OUT!

I thought the little sunflowers turned out so cute…

Here’s the details…

  • Very Vanilla – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Country Lane DSP – Crushed Curry print – 4 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Country Land DSP – Early Espresso wood print – 2 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Very Vanilla – 2″, punch top with scallop tag punch then cut down to 3 1/4″, round bottom corners, stamp greeting using Early Espresso
  • So Saffron – stamp striped flower 4 times using Crushed Curry, cut out layer
  • Crumb Cake – punch out TWO 1 1/8″ Scallop Circle
  • Early Espresso – punch out TWO 1″ circles, add to scallop circles then to flower centers
  • Very Vanilla – stamp solid leaves THREE times in Mossy Meadow, cut out add behind flowers and add flower to tag, top one add using dimensionals
  • Add piece of burlap ribbon to top, color Linen Trim using Early Espresso marker and tie around burlap ribbon, add tag to card front using dimensionals

I just LOVE sunflowers!

It’s Week 5 of our Christmas is Coming series and Connie and Mary are featuring the whimsical Spirited Snowmen stamp set from the Holiday Catalog! This is such a cute set and we had LOTS of fun designing with it! You’ll get THREE card and ONE small 3D tutorials (perfect for craft fairs or a small gift!) with this week’s Spirited Snowman Stamp Set for only $10! See the details HERE!

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary to see Connie’s GREAT project!

Set(s): Happiness Surrounds
Paper: Very Vanilla, So Saffron, Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Country Lane DSP
Ink: Early Espresso, Crushed Curry, Mossy Meadow
Other: Scallop Tag Topper Punch, 1 1/8″ Scallop Circle Punch, 1″ Circle Punch, Burlap Ribbon, Linen Trim, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Favorite Embellishment

Time for another Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Blog Hop. This week we are featuring our favorite embellishment. I just couldn’t decide what to use but I do LOVE the special Snowflake Trinkets that are available in November (and the GORGEOUS SNOWFLAKE Thinlet) so I went with that along with the Epoxy Drops that I really like too!

Another Christmas card done and ready to be mailed – LOL!!!

Here’s the details…

  • Cherry Cobbler – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Cherry Cobbler – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Swirls and Curls Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 1 x 4, add to card front
  • Silver Foil – cut out largest snowflake, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out Stitched Circle, stamp greeting using Cherry Cobbler, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add Snowflake Trinket to circle
  • Add Clear Epoxy Drops to finish off.

See…isn’t that snowflake just GORGEOUS!

And it is now week 4 of Create with Connie and Mary 5 weeks of Christmas and this time we are featuring Peaceful Noel!  What a pretty set…

You can get all the details here!

Set(s): Itty Bitty Greeting
Paper: Whisper White, Cherry Cobbler, Silver Foil
Ink: Cherry Cobbler
Other: Swirls and Curls Embossing Folder, Snowfall Thinlets, Stitched Shapes Framelits, Snowflake Trinkets, Epoxy Drop, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Happiness Surrounds

Happy Thursday everyone!  Time again for another Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge and this week it is a cool color inspiration…

I decided these colors would be perfect for the limited release set Happiness Surrounds.  LOVE the way this turned out…

Here’s the details…

  • Mint Macaron – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, stamp large circle image in Mint Macaron and greeting in Mossy Meadow, layer onto Night of Navy – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8 and add to card front on an angle using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp striped flower in Night of Navy and TWO of the solid leaves in Mossy Meadow, cut out, layer and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Night of Navy – cut out detailed flower, add to center of flower
  • Frosted Epoxy Drops – add one to the center of the flower and one to each of the points of the flower

This is such a GREAT set and guess what?  Create with Connie and Mary has and AWESOME collection using this set!  Check it out!

And it is now week 4 of Create with Connie and Mary 5 weeks of Christmas and this time we are featuring Peaceful Noel!  What a pretty set…

You can get all the details here!

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary and see what our AMAZING design team has done!

Set(s): Happiness Surrounds
Paper: Whisper White, Mint Macaron, Night of Navy
Ink: Mint Macaron, Mossy Meadow, Night of Navy
Other: Snowfall Thinlets, Epoxy Drops, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

IM45 – Snow is Glistening

It’s time for another Monday inspiration and we have some GORGEOUS cookies! Check it out…

I knew right away that I wanted to use the AWESOME large snowflake from the limited addition release AND Create with Connie and Mary also has an AWESOME Collection using this set…CHECK IT OUT!

So I kept things nice and simple…

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White –  4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Swirls and Curls Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Gold Foil – cut out largest snowflake, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out next largest snowflake, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – 5/8 x 3, stamp greeting using Versamark and Gold Emobss, cu into banner and add to card front
  • Add some Gold Metallic Pearls to finish off

So simple!

And it is now week 4 of Create with Connie and Mary 5 weeks of Christmas and this time we are featuring Peaceful Noel!  What a pretty set…

You can get all the details here!

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary to see Connie’s GREAT project!

Set(s): Snow is Glistening
Paper: Whisper White, Gold Foil
Ink: Versamark
Other: Swirls and Curls Embossing Folder, Gold Embossing Powder, Metallic Pearls, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Favorite Embossing Folder

Time for another Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Blog Hop. This week we are featuring our favorite embossing folder.  This was tough…there are SOOO many that I just LOVE but I think my favorite (right now) is the Swirls and Curls!

Another Christmas card done and ready to be mailed – LOL!!!

Here’s the details…

  • Night of Navy – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Night of Navy – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Swirls and Curls embossing folder and add to card front
  • Silver Glimmer – 1/2 x 4 7/8, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out the solid tree, add to card front
  • White Velvet Paper – cut out the details tree, add to card front
  • Silver Glimmer – punch out 1/4″ circles, add to Velvet Tree
  • Whisper White, stamp greeting on 1″ strip using Night of Navy, punch out using the Pretty Label punch, add to card front using dimensionals

LOVE these colors together and such an easy card for the holidays!

It’s time for the Week 3 of our 5 weeks of Christmas. Up next…Peaceful Poinsettia…what a pretty set!  Check it out…

All the details HERE!

Set(s): Winter Woods
Paper: Whisper White, Night of Navy, Silver Glimmer, Velvet Specialty Paper
Ink: Night of Navy
Other: Swirls and Curls Embossing Folder, Into the Woods Thinlets, 1/4″ Hole Punch, Pretty Label Punch, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!