Creatively Simple 56 – Add a Tag

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Happy Tuesday everyone and welcome to our Creatively Simple post where Connie and I take a theme each month am make ‘simple’ cards!  I LOVE simple cards! This month it’s

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Here’s my card for this week…here’s what I did..

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Here’s the details…

  • Grey Granite – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Grey Granite – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, stamp background stamp in Versamark, white emboss, layer onto Basic White 3 3/4 x 5, ad to card front
  • Basic White – stamp greeting in Grey Granite, use Designer Tab to cut out, making it shorter by cutting twice; add piece of Grey Granite Satin Ribbon and tie with piece of white thread.
  • Add to card front using dimensionals

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary to check out Connie’s ADORABLE card!

And now for our latest collection…

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Don’t the silhouette images in the SCARY CUTE BUNDLE take you back to care-free trick-or-treating with your friends? Let’s pass on those fun memories to children and other loved ones.  Use this bundle to create everything you need for Halloween: goodie bags, cards for classes, tags, and more.    We’ve combined the Scary Cute Stamp Set and Scary Silhouettes Dies with the Black & White Designs Designer Paper in this Collection.  Step by step tutorial instructions are included for FOUR projects…TWO card designs and TWO small treat packaging ideas.  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Fond of Autumn, Pretty Medallion
Paper: Basic White, Grey Granite
Ink: Grey Granite, Versamark
Other: Designer Tags Dies, Grey Granite Satin Ribbon, White Thread, White Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22FA Mary Sig

IM247 – Kindest Gnome

22FA InspirationMonday

It’s Monday again and you know what that means…it’s time for another AWESOME inspiration! This week it’s a cute fall gnome

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The gnome dies were just perfect for this…

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Here’s the details…

  • Crumb Cake – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Night of Navy – 3 x 4 1/4, run through the Leaf Fall Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Rustic Harvest DSP – 1 1/2 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Storybook Gnome DSP – cut out blue mushroom, add to card fornt
  • Cut out gnome from Balmy Blue, Cajun Graze, Night of Navy and Petal Pink cardstock, use coordinating Blends in the stitches and lines to accent them, layer, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Balmy Blue – 1/2 x 2 1/2, stamp greeting in Night of Navy, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Fines Sparkle Adhesive Backed Gems to finish off

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary to check out Connie’s ADORABLE card!

And now for our latest collection…

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Don’t the silhouette images in the SCARY CUTE BUNDLE take you back to care-free trick-or-treating with your friends? Let’s pass on those fun memories to children and other loved ones.  Use this bundle to create everything you need for Halloween: goodie bags, cards for classes, tags, and more.    We’ve combined the Scary Cute Stamp Set and Scary Silhouettes Dies with the Black & White Designs Designer Paper in this Collection.  Step by step tutorial instructions are included for FOUR projects…TWO card designs and TWO small treat packaging ideas.  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Kindest Gnome
Paper: Crumb Cake, Night of Navy, Balmy Blue, Cajun Craze, Petal Pink, Rustic Harvest DSP, Storybook Gnome DSP
Ink: Night of Navy;  BLENDS:; Night of Navy Dark, Balmy Blue Dark, Cajun Craze Dark
Other: Gnome Dies, Leaf Fall Embossing Folder, Fine Sparkle Gems, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22FA Mary Sig

Fall Card

22FA SatHopWelcome

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to make a card for fall!

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Here’s the details…

  • Grey Granite – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Grey Granite – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Leaf Fall Embossing Folder, sponge around the edges in Grey Granite, add to card front
  • Metallic & Shimmer Specialty Paper – orange 1 1/2 x 5, add to card front
  • Basic Black – cut out the detailed die from Autumn Bouquet, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp just the leaf from Soft Seedlings in Cajun Craze, Grey Granite and Soft Succulent, cut out, add to card front
  • Soft Succulent – stamp greeting in Memento Black, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals

Check out our latest collection…

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Don’t the silhouette images in the SCARY CUTE BUNDLE take you back to care-free trick-or-treating with your friends? Let’s pass on those fun memories to children and other loved ones.  Use this bundle to create everything you need for Halloween: goodie bags, cards for classes, tags, and more.    We’ve combined the Scary Cute Stamp Set and Scary Silhouettes Dies with the Black & White Designs Designer Paper in this Collection.  Step by step tutorial instructions are included for FOUR projects…TWO card designs and TWO small treat packaging ideas.  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Soft Seedlings, Hello Harvest
Paper: Basic White, Basic Black, Grey Granite, Soft Succulent, Metallic & Shimmer Specialty Paper
Ink: Memento Black, Cajun Craze, Soft Succulent, Grey Granite
Other: Autumn Bouquet Dies, Leaf Fall Embossing Folder, Dimensionals

Click Previous to go back to Create with Connie and Mary site and forward to the see what Lori has been up to!

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Hello Harvest

Happy Thursday! This week it’s sketch inspiration time…

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Such great colors for fall…

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Here’s the details…

  • Sahara Sand – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Sahara Sand – 3 3/4 x 5, stamp leaf in Sahara Sand and squiggle in Blackberry Bliss, layer onto Blackberry Bliss 3 7/8 x 5 1/8, add to card front
  • Basic White – cut out solid part of longer Celebrations Tag, staple folded piece of Soft Succulent Satin Shimmer Ribbon, add tag to card front using dimensionals
  • Make pumpkin from Blackberry Bliss, Sahara Sand and Soft Succulent, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Soft Succulent – 3/4 x 2 1/8, stamp greeting in Blackberry Bliss, cut into banner, add to tag using dimensionals
  • Add some Soft Succulent Incolor Opal Rounds to finish off

All ready to send out!

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

Check out our latest collection…

Collage 3

Don’t the silhouette images in the SCARY CUTE BUNDLE take you back to care-free trick-or-treating with your friends? Let’s pass on those fun memories to children and other loved ones.  Use this bundle to create everything you need for Halloween: goodie bags, cards for classes, tags, and more.    We’ve combined the Scary Cute Stamp Set and Scary Silhouettes Dies with the Black & White Designs Designer Paper in this Collection.  Step by step tutorial instructions are included for FOUR projects…TWO card designs and TWO small treat packaging ideas.  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Hello Harvest
Paper: Basic White, Sahara Sand, Blackberry Bliss, Soft Succulent
Ink: Blackberry Bliss, Sahara Sand
Other: Rustic Pumpkin Dies, Celebrations Tag Dies, Soft Succulent Satin Shimmer Ribbon, Incolor Opal Rounds, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22FA Mary Sig

Creatively Simple 55 – Add a Tag

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Happy Tuesday everyone and welcome to our Creatively Simple post where Connie and I take a theme each month am make ‘simple’ cards!  I LOVE simple cards! This month it’s

22FA CS September

Here’s my card for this week…here’s what I did…

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This paper is sooooo shiny…here a better picture to show this…

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Here’s the details…

  • Fresh Freesia – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 3/4 x 5, stamp greeting in Versamark and silver emboss
  • Splendid Day DSP – 4 strips 5/8 x 3 3/4, cut in different angles on the ends, add to card front on a slant
  • Fresh Freesia – cut out take from Designer Tag, cut out butterfly from inside, add double piece of silver Simply Elegant cord, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add the butterfly that was cut out from the center of the tag to finish off

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary to check out Connie’s ADORABLE card!

And now for our latest collection…

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Create a variety of gnome friends by stamping and cutting with the Gnome Dies or use the Dies alone to create your village of people and their mushroom houses.  The KINDEST GNOMES STAMP SET has open line-art style so you can customize each gnome by coloring them with Stampin’ Blends, Stampin’ Write Markers, or Watercolor Pencils.  We have combined the KINDNESS GNOMES BUNDLE with the fun and colorful STORYBOOK GNOMES DESIGNER PAPER in this Collection.  It has four card designs, and TWO darling table favors to make & give away.  See more details here!

Set(s): Biggest Wish
Paper: Basic White, Fresh Freesia, Splendid Day DSP
Ink: Versamark
Other: Designer Tags Dies, Simply Elegant Trim, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22FA Mary Sig

IM246 – Scary Cute

22FA InspirationMonday

It’s Monday again and you know what that means…it’s time for another AWESOME inspiration! This week it’s it a pretty Tablescape…

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I went with the pretty colors to make a fun Halloween card…

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Here’s the details…

  • Balmy Blue – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Black/White Designs DSP – 3 3/4 x 4 1/2, color the stripes with Blends – Pale Papaya Dark, Balmy Blue Dark and Cajun Craze Light, add to card front
  • White – 3 x 5 1/4, run through the Splatters Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Add Strip of the Black Glitter Washi Tape
  • Pale Papaya, Balmy Blue, Cajun Craze – cut out haunted house from, each, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp three of the kids in Memento Black, cut out add to card front using dimensionals
  • Cajun Craze – 3/4 x 1 7/8, stamp greeting in Versamark, white emboss, cut into banner on both ends, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Basic Black – cut out three small bats, add to card front to finish off

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary to check out Connie’s ADORABLE card!

And now for our latest collection…

Collage

Create a variety of gnome friends by stamping and cutting with the Gnome Dies or use the Dies alone to create your village of people and their mushroom houses.  The KINDEST GNOMES STAMP SET has open line-art style so you can customize each gnome by coloring them with Stampin’ Blends, Stampin’ Write Markers, or Watercolor Pencils.  We have combined the KINDNESS GNOMES BUNDLE with the fun and colorful STORYBOOK GNOMES DESIGNER PAPER in this Collection.  It has four card designs, and TWO darling table favors to make & give away.  See more details here!

Set(s): Scary Cute
Paper: Basic White, Balmy Blue, Pale Papaya, Cajun Craze, Black & White Designs DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Versamark; BLENDS:  Pale Papaya Dark, Balmy Blue Dark and Cajun Craze Light
Other: Scary Silhouette Dies, Splatter Embossing Folder, Glitter Washi Tape, White Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22FA Mary Sig

Casing Connie

22FA SatHopWelcome

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to case Connie.  LOVE this card…

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Here’s what I came up with…

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Here’s the details…

  • Cajun Craze – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Rustic Harvest DSP – pumpkin print – 3 x 4, add to bottom of card front
  • Basic White – 4 x 4, use Basic Border Dies to cut into point, run through Leaf Fall Embossing Folder, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Basic White – stamp pumpkin in Memento Black, color using Blends, cut out
  • Mossy Meadow – stamp banner in Memento Black, cut out, add behind pumpkin, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Pear Pizzazz – 1/2 x 1 3/8, stamp greeting in Memento Black, cut angle on both ends, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Champagne Rhinestones to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

Collage

Create a variety of gnome friends by stamping and cutting with the Gnome Dies or use the Dies alone to create your village of people and their mushroom houses.  The KINDEST GNOMES STAMP SET has open line-art style so you can customize each gnome by coloring them with Stampin’ Blends, Stampin’ Write Markers, or Watercolor Pencils.  We have combined the KINDNESS GNOMES BUNDLE with the fun and colorful STORYBOOK GNOMES DESIGNER PAPER in this Collection.  It has four card designs, and TWO darling table favors to make & give away.  See more details here!

Set(s): Hello Harvest
Paper: Basic White, Cajun Craze, Mossy Meadow, Pear Pizzazz, Rustic Harvest DSP
Ink: Memento Black; BLENDS:  Calypso Coral, Petal Pink, Mossy Meadow
Other: Rustic Pumpkin Dies, Basic Border Dies, Leaf Fall Embossing Folder, Champagne Rhinestones, Dimensionals

Click Previous to go back to Create with Connie and Mary site and forward to the see what Lori has been up to!

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Scary Cute

Happy Thursday! This week it’s sketch inspiration time…

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I couldn’t resist making a cute Halloween card…

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Here’s the details…

  • Crushed Curry – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Crushed Curry – 3 3/4 x 5, run left side through the Splatters Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Celebrate Everything DSP (Pumpkin, Striped, Stars prints) – 1 x 4 1/4, color pumpkins with Crushed Curry Marker, stamp little bats on striped print, add the three prints to card front
  • Basic White – 1 1/4 x 4 1/4, stamp greeting in Crushed Curry and little people in Memento Black, add Black Glitter Washi to each end, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Black Matte Dots to finish off

All ready to send out!

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

Check out our latest collection…

Set(s): Scary Cute
Paper: Basic White, Crushed Curry, Celebrate Everything Host DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Crushed Curry; Marker:  Crushed Curry
Other: Splatters Embossing Folder, Glitter Washi, Black Matte Dots, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22FA Mary Sig

Creatively Simple 54 – Add a Tag

22FA CreativelySimple

Happy Tuesday everyone and welcome to our Creatively Simple post where Connie and I take a theme each month am make ‘simple’ cards!  I LOVE simple cards! This month it’s

22FA CS September

Here’s my card for this week…here’s what I did…

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Leaf Fall embossing folder, add to card front
  • Subtles DSP (Balmy Blue striped) – 3 x 3 1/2, add to card front
  • Basic White – cut out tag, stamp tree ring in Balmy Blue, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Starry Sky – 1/2 x 2 3/4, stamp greeting in Versamark, white emboss, add to tag
  • Basic White – stamp 2 stems in Balmy Blue, add flowers in Starry Sky, cut out, layer, add to tag using dimensionals
  • Tie small bow in 1/8″ Starry Sky Metallic Woven Ribbon, add to tag to finish off

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary to check out Connie’s ADORABLE card!

And now for our latest collection…

Collage

Create a variety of gnome friends by stamping and cutting with the Gnome Dies or use the Dies alone to create your village of people and their mushroom houses.  The KINDEST GNOMES STAMP SET has open line-art style so you can customize each gnome by coloring them with Stampin’ Blends, Stampin’ Write Markers, or Watercolor Pencils.  We have combined the KINDNESS GNOMES BUNDLE with the fun and colorful STORYBOOK GNOMES DESIGNER PAPER in this Collection.  It has four card designs, and TWO darling table favors to make & give away.  See more details here!

Set(s): Ringed with Nature
Paper: Basic White, Starry Sky, Subtles DSP Paper Pack
Ink: Balmy Blue, Starry Sky, Versamark
Other: Celebrations Tags Dies, Leaf Fall Embossing Folder, 1/8″ Starry Sky Metallic Woven Ribbon, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22FA Mary Sig

IM245 – Celebrate Sunflowers

22FA InspirationMonday

It’s Monday again and you know what that means…it’s time for another AWESOME inspiration! This week it’s wall art…

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I’m IN LOVE with the Texture Chic DSP and here is what I did…

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Here’s the details…

  • Crumb Cake – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Very Vanilla – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Timeless Type embossing folder, add to card front
  • Sunflower Dies – cut out the sunflower from the orange/pink/gold DSP and the leaves from the evergreen/gold DSP, cut detailed dies from the Gold Metallic paper.  Layer everything and add to card front
  • Evening Evergreen – 1 x 2, stamp greeting in Versamark, gold emboss, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Gold Pearls to finish off

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary to check out Connie’s ADORABLE card!

And now for our latest collection…

Collage

Create a variety of gnome friends by stamping and cutting with the Gnome Dies or use the Dies alone to create your village of people and their mushroom houses.  The KINDEST GNOMES STAMP SET has open line-art style so you can customize each gnome by coloring them with Stampin’ Blends, Stampin’ Write Markers, or Watercolor Pencils.  We have combined the KINDNESS GNOMES BUNDLE with the fun and colorful STORYBOOK GNOMES DESIGNER PAPER in this Collection.  It has four card designs, and TWO darling table favors to make & give away.  See more details here!

Set(s): Celebrate Sunflowers
Paper: Very Vanilla, Crumb Cake, Evening Evergreen, Texture Chic DSP, Rose/Gold Metallic Paper
Ink: Versamark
Other: Sunflower Dies, Festive Pearls, Timeless Type Embossing Folder, Gold Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22FA Mary Sig