All That Glistens

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And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is All That Glistens.  I just had to use the Snowflake Specialty Vellum for this one…

IMG_4548Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Snowflake Specialty Vellum – 4 x 5 1/4, add to card front
  • Silver Foil – cut out largest frame, leave center oval in, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp greeting in Versamark and Silver Emboss, cut out with the smallest Framed Florets die, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Silver Foil – cut out small bow from the Decorated Pines dies, add to card front
  • Add some silver Festive Pearls to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

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Celebrate the most magical time of the year with the SNOWMAN MAGIC BUNDLE that helps you create unique, fun, and oh-snow-charming seasonal crafts. The stamps and dies coordinate perfectly so you can accessorize and layer each look from snowmen to snowscapes.  With over 20 stamps to mix and match, and fun seasonal sentiments, you can get creative in bringing your snowman to life!  Add snowflakes, stars, evergreens, and furry friends to complete each look.

We’ve combined the SNOWMAN MAGIC BUNDLE with the STORYBOOK GNOMES DESIGNER PAPER for a wintery background.  This Collection contains FOUR card tutorials and TWO gift card holder tutorials to get you ready for the holiday season and winter special occasions!   See more details HERE!

Set(s): Framed & Festive
Paper: Basic White, Silver Foil, Snowflake Specialty Vellum
Ink: Versamark
Other: Framed Florets Dies, Decorated Pies Dies, Festive Pearls, Dimensionals

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Christmas Banners

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

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PERFECT colors for a Christmas card…

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Here’s the details…

  • Fresh Freesia – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, stamp double stem leaf in Fresh Freesia, pine bough in Balmy Blue, layer onto Balmy Blue 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp banner and greeting in Versamark and silver emboss, cut out, add some silver trim behind it, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some silver Festive Pearls 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…

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Celebrate the most magical time of the year with the SNOWMAN MAGIC BUNDLE that helps you create unique, fun, and oh-snow-charming seasonal crafts. The stamps and dies coordinate perfectly so you can accessorize and layer each look from snowmen to snowscapes.  With over 20 stamps to mix and match, and fun seasonal sentiments, you can get creative in bringing your snowman to life!  Add snowflakes, stars, evergreens, and furry friends to complete each look.

We’ve combined the SNOWMAN MAGIC BUNDLE with the STORYBOOK GNOMES DESIGNER PAPER for a wintery background.  This Collection contains FOUR card tutorials and TWO gift card holder tutorials to get you ready for the holiday season and winter special occasions!   See more details HERE!

Set(s): Christmas Banner
Paper: Basic White, Fresh Freesia, Balmy Blue
Ink: Fresh Freesia, Balmy Blue, Versamark
Other: Christmas Banners Dies, Elegant Trim, Festive Pearls, Silver Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Creatively Simple 65 – Framed & Festive

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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…

  • Real Red – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Real Red – 4 x 5 1/4, add to card front
  • Glimmer Specialty Paper (gold) – 1/4 x 5 1/4, add to card front
  • Basic White – cut out larges Framed Florets frame, add to card front
  • Stamp greeting in Versamark and gold emboss
  • Gold Foil – cut out small and large detailed holly, add to card front
  • Add two Gold Adhesive Backed Swirls 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…

Set(s): Framed & Festive
Paper: Basic White, Real Red, Gold Foil, Glimmer Specialty Paper
Ink: Versamark
Other: Framed Florets Dies, Holly Berry Dies, Gold Adhesive Backed Swirls, Gold Embossing Powder

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22FA Mary Sig

IM256 – Sweet Candy Canes

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

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Perfect for our candy cane set…

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  • Real Red – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Basic White – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Whimsical Trees Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Crumb Cake – cut out the largest frame in Framed Florets dies and use the inside oval, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp each candy can in Real Red, cut out, add to card front
  • Real Red – 3/4 x 1 3/4, stamp greeting (Cottage Wreaths) in Versamark, white emboss, punch a 1/16th hole in top of tag
  • Red/Green 3/8″ ribbon – tie a bow with the red, take a piece of Linen Thread and add the tag, add to card front
  • Add 3 Red Rhinestones 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

Celebrate the most magical time of the year with the SNOWMAN MAGIC BUNDLE that helps you create unique, fun, and oh-snow-charming seasonal crafts. The stamps and dies coordinate perfectly so you can accessorize and layer each look from snowmen to snowscapes.  With over 20 stamps to mix and match, and fun seasonal sentiments, you can get creative in bringing your snowman to life!  Add snowflakes, stars, evergreens, and furry friends to complete each look.

We’ve combined the SNOWMAN MAGIC BUNDLE with the STORYBOOK GNOMES DESIGNER PAPER for a wintery background.  This Collection contains FOUR card tutorials and TWO gift card holder tutorials to get you ready for the holiday season and winter special occasions!   See more details HERE!

Set(s): Sweet Candy Cane, Cottage Wreaths
Paper: Basic White, Real Red, Crumb Cake
Ink: Real Red, Versamark
Other: Candy Cane Dies, Framed Florets Dies, Whimsical Trees Embossing Folder, Red/Green 3/8″ Ribbon, Linen Thread, Red Rhinestones, White Embossing Powder, Dimensionals, 1/16″ Hole Punch (retired)

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Beginning to Look Like Christmas

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And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is “Beginning to Look Like Christmas”…of course I added the Merry Melody embossing folder so now you have to sing along with me…

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Vellum – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Merry Melody embossing folder, add to card front
  • Basic White – cut out largest frame from Framed Florets, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp large detailed leaf in Soft Succulent and small one in Evening Evergreen, cut out, add to card front
  • Basic White- 5/8 x 2 3/4, stamp greeting in Versamark, while emboss, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Gold Satin Edge Ribbon – tie into small bow, add to card front
  • Add two Gold Adhesive Backed Swirls to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

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Celebrate the season with the elegant LEAVES OF HOLLY STAMP SET and HOLLY BERRY DIES!  Take advantage of the two-step design to stamp greenery images with added texture and dimension. Try out different color combinations on your leaves and berries to create beautiful boughs of holly.  The HOLLY BERRY DIES include multiple detailed layers of holly leaves and berries, giving you the opportunity to keep it simple or step it up. And two label dies are perfect for framing those festive holiday greetings and sentiments.  We’ve combined the LEAVES OF HOLLY BUNDLE with the BOUGHS OF HOLLY DESIGNER PAPER for a rich, traditional Christmas feel.  This Collection contains three card tutorials (one a fun fold!) and a cute holiday gift idea great for craft shows or to give a special friend!  See more details here!

Set(s): Leaves of Holly
Paper: Basic White, Vellum
Ink: Soft Succulent, Evening Evergreen, Versamark
Other: Holly Berry Dies, Framed Florets Die Merry Melody Embossing Folder, Gold Satin Edged Ribbon, Gold Adhesive Backed Swirls, Gold Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

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Cottage Wreaths

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

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The new Framed Florets dies were just perfect but I decided to make it a vertical instead of a horizontal card so that I could use this cute heart oval…

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Here’s the details…

  • Very Vanilla – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Cajun Craze – 3 3/4 x 5, cut out the heart frame, add to card front
  • Rose/Gold Metallic Paper (gold) – 1/2 x 3 3/4, add to card front
  • Very Vanilla – 1/2 x 2, stamp greeting with Versamark and gold emboss, cut into banner, add to card front
  • Brushed Metallic Paper – cut out the long leaf from the lightest and the two small leaves from the medium, leave in the little extra pieces, layer and add to card front
  • Gold Satin Edge Ribbon – tie small bow, add to card front
  • Add 3 Gold Adhesive Backed Swirls 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

Celebrate the season with the elegant LEAVES OF HOLLY STAMP SET and HOLLY BERRY DIES!  Take advantage of the two-step design to stamp greenery images with added texture and dimension. Try out different color combinations on your leaves and berries to create beautiful boughs of holly.  The HOLLY BERRY DIES include multiple detailed layers of holly leaves and berries, giving you the opportunity to keep it simple or step it up. And two label dies are perfect for framing those festive holiday greetings and sentiments.  We’ve combined the LEAVES OF HOLLY BUNDLE with the BOUGHS OF HOLLY DESIGNER PAPER for a rich, traditional Christmas feel.  This Collection contains three card tutorials (one a fun fold!) and a cute holiday gift idea great for craft shows or to give a special friend!  See more details here!

Set(s): Cottage Wreaths
Paper: Very Vanilla, Cajun Craze, Brushed Metallic Paper, Rose/Gold Metallic Paper
Ink: Versamark
Other: Framed Florets Dies, Gold Adhesive Backed Swirls, Gold Satin Edged Ribbon, Gold Embossing Powder

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22FA Mary Sig

Creatively Simple 64 – Celebrate Holidays

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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…

  • Cherry Cobbler – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Gold Foil – cut out largest Framed Florets oval
  • Basic white – 3 3/4 x 5, add gold frame, stamp greeting in Versamark and gold emboss, add panel to card front
  • Boughs of Holly DSP – cut out a single poinsettia image, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some red rhinestones 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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Celebrate the season with the elegant LEAVES OF HOLLY STAMP SET and HOLLY BERRY DIES!  Take advantage of the two-step design to stamp greenery images with added texture and dimension. Try out different color combinations on your leaves and berries to create beautiful boughs of holly.  The HOLLY BERRY DIES include multiple detailed layers of holly leaves and berries, giving you the opportunity to keep it simple or step it up. And two label dies are perfect for framing those festive holiday greetings and sentiments.  We’ve combined the LEAVES OF HOLLY BUNDLE with the BOUGHS OF HOLLY DESIGNER PAPER for a rich, traditional Christmas feel.  This Collection contains three card tutorials (one a fun fold!) and a cute holiday gift idea great for craft shows or to give a special friend!  See more details here!

Set(s): Framed & Festive
Paper: Basic White, Cherry Cobbler, Boughs of Holly DSP, Gold Foil
Ink: Versamark
Other: Framed Florets Dies, Red Rhinestones, Gold Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22FA Mary Sig

IM255 – Cottage Wreaths

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

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LOVE these colors together…

IMG_4534Here’s the details…

  • Polished Pink – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Soft Succulent – 2 3/4 x 4 1/2, run through the Pines embossing folder, add to card front
  • Evening Evergreen – 1/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Basic White – 2 3/4 x 3 1/2, stamp greeting in Melon Mambo, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Basic White – stamp wreath in Soft Succulent, twigs in Evening Evergreen and berries in Melon Mambo, stamp bow in Polished Pink, cut everything out add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some gold Festive 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…

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Celebrate the season with the elegant LEAVES OF HOLLY STAMP SET and HOLLY BERRY DIES!  Take advantage of the two-step design to stamp greenery images with added texture and dimension. Try out different color combinations on your leaves and berries to create beautiful boughs of holly.  The HOLLY BERRY DIES include multiple detailed layers of holly leaves and berries, giving you the opportunity to keep it simple or step it up. And two label dies are perfect for framing those festive holiday greetings and sentiments.  We’ve combined the LEAVES OF HOLLY BUNDLE with the BOUGHS OF HOLLY DESIGNER PAPER for a rich, traditional Christmas feel.  This Collection contains three card tutorials (one a fun fold!) and a cute holiday gift idea great for craft shows or to give a special friend!  See more details here!

Set(s): Cottage Wreaths
Paper: Basic White, Polished Pink, Soft Succulent, Evening Evergreen
Ink: Polished Pink, Melon Mambo, Soft Succulent, Evening Evergreen
Other: Pines Embossing folder, Festive Pearls, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22FA Mary Sig

Gratitude

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And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is “gratitude”

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Vellum – 3 1/3 x 4 1/2, run through Leaf Fall embossing folder, add to card front
  • Basic White – ink leaf in Bermuda Bay, cut out; next touch some of the tips in Versamark and gold emboss, add to card front
  • Bermuda Bay = 7/8 x 2 1/4, stamp greeting in Veramark and gold emboss, cut into banner, add to card front
  • Elegant Trim – tie a small bow with long ends, add to card front
  • Add two Gold Adhesive Backed Swirls to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

Collage

Celebrate the season with the elegant LEAVES OF HOLLY STAMP SET and HOLLY BERRY DIES!  Take advantage of the two-step design to stamp greenery images with added texture and dimension. Try out different color combinations on your leaves and berries to create beautiful boughs of holly.  The HOLLY BERRY DIES include multiple detailed layers of holly leaves and berries, giving you the opportunity to keep it simple or step it up. And two label dies are perfect for framing those festive holiday greetings and sentiments.  We’ve combined the LEAVES OF HOLLY BUNDLE with the BOUGHS OF HOLLY DESIGNER PAPER for a rich, traditional Christmas feel.  This Collection contains three card tutorials (one a fun fold!) and a cute holiday gift idea great for craft shows or to give a special friend!  See more details here!

Set(s): Soft Seedlings
Paper: Basic White, Bermuda Bay, Vellum
Ink: Bermuda Bay, Versamark
Other: Leaf Fall Embossing Folder, Elegant Trim, Gold Adhesive Backed Swirls, Gold Embossing Powder

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Santa’s Delivery

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

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Santa’s Delivery was just too much fun for this…

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Here’s the details…

  • Petal Pink – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Santa Express DSP (poppy print) – 1 1/2 x 6, add on angle to card base, trim
  • Basic White – 2 3/4 x 4 1/2, add to card front
  • Santa Express DSP (HO HO HO print) – 2 3/4 x 4, add to card front
  • Wonderful Snowflake – add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp 3 penguins and a road sign, color and cut out, add two penguins and a road sign to card front
  • Poppy Parade – 3/4 x 2 1/4, stamp greeting in Versamark, white emboss, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add the third penguin to the banner
  • Add some Adhesive Backed Stars 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

Celebrate the season with the elegant LEAVES OF HOLLY STAMP SET and HOLLY BERRY DIES!  Take advantage of the two-step design to stamp greenery images with added texture and dimension. Try out different color combinations on your leaves and berries to create beautiful boughs of holly.  The HOLLY BERRY DIES include multiple detailed layers of holly leaves and berries, giving you the opportunity to keep it simple or step it up. And two label dies are perfect for framing those festive holiday greetings and sentiments.  We’ve combined the LEAVES OF HOLLY BUNDLE with the BOUGHS OF HOLLY DESIGNER PAPER for a rich, traditional Christmas feel.  This Collection contains three card tutorials (one a fun fold!) and a cute holiday gift idea great for craft shows or to give a special friend!  See more details here!

Set(s): Santa’s Delivery
Paper: Basic White, Petal Pink, Poppy Parade, Santa Express DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Versamark; BLENDS:  Petal Pink, Poppy Parade, Mint Macaraon
Other: Santa’s Train Dies, Wonderful Snowflake, Adhesive Backed Stars, White Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22FA Mary Sig