Creatively Simple 37 – Flowers

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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…

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Here’s the details…

  • Crumb Cake – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Abigail Rose DSP – (striped print) – 1 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Crumb Cake – 3 1/4 x 4 1/2, stamp rose in Early Espresso, color with Petal Pink and Mint Macaron Blends, layer onto Basic White 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, add to card front
  • Petal Pink – 3/4 x 2, stamp greeting in Early Espresso, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Genial 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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Celebrate life’s big and small moments by creating meaningful cards, notes and more with the Sending Smiles Stamp Set and coordinating Sending Dies.  Mix and match blossoms, buds, stems, and leaves for new patterns that can be as simple or complex as you like.  The all-occasions greetings will bring a smile to anyone’s face and fit perfectly in the Sending label dies.  Our Sending Smiles Collection of tutorials has FOUR card designs and TWO fun little gifts for a total of SIX project tutorials!  We’ve paired the Sending Smiles Stamp Set and Sending Dies with the new 2022-24 In Colors Designer Paper in this Collection for some bright, colorful fun!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Cottage Rose
Paper: Basic White, Crumb Cake, Petal Pink, Abigail Rose DSP
Ink: Early Espresso, BLENDS:  Petal Pink, Mint Macaron
Other: Polished Dots, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary

IM228 – Best Butterfly

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Sorry for my last post…it seems it didn’t save!

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

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Oh I just LOVE those colors!

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 3/4 x 5
  • Basic White – 3 x 3 3/4
  • Bermuda Bay, Coastal Cabana, Pool Party, Pumpkin Pie, Mango Melody, Daffodil Delight – TWO strips each 1/4 x 4 1/4, add to the 3 x 3 3/4 panel, trim ends stamp greeting in Memento Black, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Basic White – cut out the two detailed butterflies, add to card front
  • Add some Iridescent 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 life’s big and small moments by creating meaningful cards, notes and more with the Sending Smiles Stamp Set and coordinating Sending Dies.  Mix and match blossoms, buds, stems, and leaves for new patterns that can be as simple or complex as you like.  The all-occasions greetings will bring a smile to anyone’s face and fit perfectly in the Sending label dies.  Our Sending Smiles Collection of tutorials has FOUR card designs and TWO fun little gifts for a total of SIX project tutorials!  We’ve paired the Sending Smiles Stamp Set and Sending Dies with the new 2022-24 In Colors Designer Paper in this Collection for some bright, colorful fun!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Best Butterflies
Paper: Basic White, Bermuda Bay, Coastal Cabana, Pool Party, Pumpkin Pie, Mango Melody, Daffodil Delight
Ink: Memento Black
Other: Build a Butterfly Dies, Iridescent Pearls, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary

Tahitian Tide & Parakeet Party

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And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to use the new Tahitian Tide and Parakeet Party In Colors on our card…

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, add to card front using dimensionals
  • In Color DSP – (Tahitian Tide Dotted) – 1/2 x 3 1/2, cut into slant on one side, add to card front
  • Tahitian Tide and Parakeet Party – cut out large detailed Tropical Layers dies, add to card front
  • Subtle Shimmer – cut out open leaf, add to card front
  • Parakeet Party – 7/8 x 2 1/4, stamp greeting in Memento Black, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Tie a small bow in the Tahitian Tide 1/8″ Metallic Ribbon, add to card front
  •  Add some Iridescent Pearls to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

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If you need a card and want to make it fun, choose the playful images and cheerful greetings in the Sweet Songbirds Stamp Set!  The solid images make quick work of stamping and punching in a variety of colors!  This Collection of tutorials has three card designs (one a fun fold) and a cute little decorative gift.  We’ve paired the Sweet Songbirds Stamp Set and Songbird Builder Punch with the new 2022-24 In Colors Designer Paper in this Collection for some bright, colorful fun!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Biggest Wish
Paper: Basic White, Tahitian Tide, Parakaeet Party, In Color Specialty DSP, Subtle Shimmer
Ink: Memento Black
Other: Tropical Layers Dies, Iridescent Pearls, 1/8″ Tahitian Tide Metallic Ribbon, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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He’s the Man

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

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I got the new He’s the Man DSP and decided it would be perfect…

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Here’s the details…

  • Crumb Cake – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • He’s the Man DSP – green tent print – 2 3/4 x 3 3/4, add to card front, dark brown plaid – 2 x 4, add to card front, Crumb Cake – 3/4 x 4 3/4, add to card front
  • Very Vanilla – cut out Stylish Shapes Circle, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Punch out the Never Lost circle from the DSP, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some small Rustic Metallic 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…

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If you need a card and want to make it fun, choose the playful images and cheerful greetings in the Sweet Songbirds Stamp Set!  The solid images make quick work of stamping and punching in a variety of colors!  This Collection of tutorials has three card designs (one a fun fold) and a cute little decorative gift.  We’ve paired the Sweet Songbirds Stamp Set and Songbird Builder Punch with the new 2022-24 In Colors Designer Paper in this Collection for some bright, colorful fun!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): None
Paper: Crumb Cake, Very Vanilla, He’s the Man DSP
Ink: None
Other: Stylish Shapes Dies, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary

Creatively Simple 36 – Flowers

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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

CS Flowers

Here’s my card for this week…

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic Whit e- 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, add So Saffron ink as a background using a Blending Brush, stamp stem in Granny Apple Green, Flowers in Melon Mango and centers in Soft Suede, add panel to card front on an angle using dimensionals
  • Melon Mango – 1/3 x 3 1/2, stamp greeting in Memento Black, cut into slant on both ends, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add a large and small brush brass butterfly 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

If you need a card and want to make it fun, choose the playful images and cheerful greetings in the Sweet Songbirds Stamp Set!  The solid images make quick work of stamping and punching in a variety of colors!  This Collection of tutorials has three card designs (one a fun fold) and a cute little decorative gift.  We’ve paired the Sweet Songbirds Stamp Set and Songbird Builder Punch with the new 2022-24 In Colors Designer Paper in this Collection for some bright, colorful fun!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Sending Smiles
Paper: Basic White, Mango Melody
Ink: Memento Black, So Saffron, Mango Melody, Granny Apple Green, Soft Suede
Other: Brushed Brass Butterflies, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary

IM227 – Happiness Abounds

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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 pretty cake…

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I just love the flowers in the Hues of Happiness DSP…

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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 Pretty Flowers Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Hues of Happiness DSP – cut out one large dark pink flower, 2 medium roses and several leaves, layer together and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Melon Mambo – 1/4 x 3 1/2, cut slant on one side
  • Soft Seafoam – 5/8 x 2 3/4, stamp greeting in Early Espresso, cut into banner, add Melon Mambo strip behind then add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some pink Glossy Dots

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

If you need a card and want to make it fun, choose the playful images and cheerful greetings in the Sweet Songbirds Stamp Set!  The solid images make quick work of stamping and punching in a variety of colors!  This Collection of tutorials has three card designs (one a fun fold) and a cute little decorative gift.  We’ve paired the Sweet Songbirds Stamp Set and Songbird Builder Punch with the new 2022-24 In Colors Designer Paper in this Collection for some bright, colorful fun!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Happiness Abounds
Paper: Basic White, Soft Seafoam, Melon Mambo, Hues of Happiness DSP
Ink: Early Espresso
Other: Pretty Flowers Embossing Folder, Glossy Dots, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary

Favorite New In Color

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And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to use our favorite new In Color.  This was sort of tough since there are several that I like…

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Here’s the details…

  • Sweet Sorbet – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Sweet Sorbet – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Gingham Embossing Folder, sponge around edges in Sweet Sorbet, add to card front
  • Heart & Home Doily – turn any one of the color over to the white side, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Tea Boutique DSP – Sorbet with light flowers – 2 x 3 1/2, layer onto Basic White – 2 1/8 x 3 5/8, add to card front
  • Basic White- 1/2 x 4 3/4, stamp greeting in Sweet Sorbet, cut into banner on both ends, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp image in Sweet Sorbet, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add a couple of white Classic Matte Dots to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

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If you need a card and want to make it fun, choose the playful images and cheerful greetings in the Sweet Songbirds Stamp Set!  The solid images make quick work of stamping and punching in a variety of colors!  This Collection of tutorials has three card designs (one a fun fold) and a cute little decorative gift.  We’ve paired the Sweet Songbirds Stamp Set and Songbird Builder Punch with the new 2022-24 In Colors Designer Paper in this Collection for some bright, colorful fun!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Sit Stay Relax (hostess)
Paper: Basic White, Sweet Sorbet, Tea Boutique DSP
Ink: Sweet Sorbet
Other: Heart & Home Doily, Gingham Embossing Folder, Classic Matte Dots, 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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Celebrate Sunflowers

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

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I went pretty traditional with Daffodil Delight and Night of Navy…

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Here’s the details…

  • Daffodil Delight – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Vellum – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Hive embossing folder, add to card front
  • Tea Boutique DSP (yellow/white striped) – 1 1/4 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Night of Navy and Basic White – cut out Fabulous frame.  On white piece stamp large sunflower in Daffodil Delight and greeting in Night of Navy, add to Night of Navy frame, add to card front using dimensionals.
  • Add some yellow Glossy 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…

Collage

If you need a card and want to make it fun, choose the playful images and cheerful greetings in the Sweet Songbirds Stamp Set!  The solid images make quick work of stamping and punching in a variety of colors!  This Collection of tutorials has three card designs (one a fun fold) and a cute little decorative gift.  We’ve paired the Sweet Songbirds Stamp Set and Songbird Builder Punch with the new 2022-24 In Colors Designer Paper in this Collection for some bright, colorful fun!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Celebrate Sunflowers
Paper: Basic White, Daffodil Delight, Night of Navy, Tea Boutique DSP, Vellum
Ink: Daffodil Delight, Night of Navy
Other: Fabulous Frames Dies, Hive Embossing Folder, Glossy Dots, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary

Creatively Simple 35 – Flowers

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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

CS Flowers

Here’s my card for this week…

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Here’s the details…

  • Pale Papaya – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Pale Papaya – 3 3/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Calypso Coral – cut out frame, use marker to highlight the embossed sections
  • Basic White – cut out frame again, use just the rectangular section, stamp splatter in Mint Macaron, add inside frame, add frame to card front
  • Basic White – stamp flower in Basic Grey, Color with Pale Papaya and Mint Macaron Blends, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Pale Papaya – 7/8 x 2 1/2, stamp greeting in Basic Grey, cut into banner, 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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The flower imagery in the Happiness Abounds Stamp Set is simple yet elegant!  The beautiful line-art images are perfect for different coloring and stamping techniques.  And the variety of greetings will convey your warm wishes.  This Collection of SIX card tutorials pairs the Happiness Abounds Stamp Set and the Blooming Happiness Dies with the Hues of Happiness Designer Paper.  Plus, we’ve used SIX different simple coloring techniques on our SIX card tutorials so you can focus on the stamp set, the coloring techniques or a combination of both!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Colors & Contour
Paper: Basic White, Pale Papaya, Calypso Coral
Ink: Basic Grey, Mint Macaron; BLENDS:  Pale Papaya, Mint Macaron
Other: Fabulous Frames Dies, Scallops & Contours Dies, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary

IM226 – Inspiration Monday

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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 fun pillow…

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I decided to use the colors for my inspiration…

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Here’s the details…

  • So Saffron – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Tahitian Tide – 3 1/4 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Basic Black – 3 1/2 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Very Vanilla – 3 1/4 x 4 1/2, ad to card front
  • So Saffron – stamp bottle outline 3 times, punch out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Tahitian Tide – punch out FOUR 1/2″ circles (retired), add to card front using dimensionals
  • Basic Black – 1/4 x 3 3/4, stamp greeting in Versamark, white emboss, cut angle on both ends, 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…

Collage

The flower imagery in the Happiness Abounds Stamp Set is simple yet elegant!  The beautiful line-art images are perfect for different coloring and stamping techniques.  And the variety of greetings will convey your warm wishes.  This Collection of SIX card tutorials pairs the Happiness Abounds Stamp Set and the Blooming Happiness Dies with the Hues of Happiness Designer Paper.  Plus, we’ve used SIX different simple coloring techniques on our SIX card tutorials so you can focus on the stamp set, the coloring techniques or a combination of both!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Bottled Happiness
Paper: Very Vanilla, So Saffron, Basic Black, Tahitian Tide
Ink: Memento Black, Versamark
Other: Vintage Bottle punch, 1/2″ Circle Punch (retired), White Embossing Powder, dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary