IM152 – Inspiration Monday

It’s Monday again and you know what that means…it’s time for another AWESOME inspiration! This week its cute Christmas owls…

I couldn’t resist the cute little owl set…

Here’s the details…

  • Seaside Spray – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Winter Snow Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Snowflake Splendor DSP – 3 x 3 1/2, add to card front
  • Real Red – 3/8 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp owls using Memento Black, color using Blends, cut out
  • Just Jade – cut out 4 of the stems
  • Layer the Just Jade stems, owls and mistletoe onto gold hoop, add to card front
  • All the Trimming Ribbon – tie a bow and add to hoop
  • Wonderful Gems – add 2 small red gems to finish it 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…

The In The Pines Stamp Set and Pine Wood Dies have some BEAUTIFUL trees in several shapes and sizes!  For this In The Pines Collection, we’ve made FIVE cards (one a special fun fold), and a neat 3D project everyone can enjoy!  Two of the cards are non-Christmas to give you an idea how to use this bundle all year around!  We’ve paired this set with the Tis The Season Designer Paper.  See the details here!

Set(s): Have a Hoot
Paper: Whisper White, Seaside Spray, Just Jade, Real Red, Snowflake Splendor DSP
Ink: Memento Black, BLENDS:  Crumb Cake (B), Pumpkin Pie (Lt), Just Jade (B), Real Red (Dk)
Other: Peek-a-Hoot Dies, Winter Snow Embossing Folder, All the Trimming Ribbon, Wonderful Gems, Gold Hoops, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Christmas Beauty

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is Christmas Beauty…one of a kind Christmas card…

I absolutely LOVE how this turned out!  Here’s the details…

  • Balmy Blue – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Balmy Blue – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Winter Snow Embossing Folder, add to card front, Balmy Blue Glitter cut out flower center and add to poinsettia then add Beaded Pearl on top
  • Plush Poinsettia vellum – 1 43/4 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut the 3 largest poinsettia leaves, layer together
  • Silver Foil – cut out 1 large and 3 small holly leaves, add behind poinsettia
  • Balmy Blue Glitter paper – cut out 3 of the sprigs, add behind the poinsettia, add poinsettia to card front
  • Night of Navy – stamp greeting using Versamark and white emboss, cut out around the greeting and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Blue Adhesive Backed Gems to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

The In The Pines Stamp Set and Pine Wood Dies have some BEAUTIFUL trees in several shapes and sizes!  For this In The Pines Collection, we’ve made FIVE cards (one a special fun fold), and a neat 3D project everyone can enjoy!  Two of the cards are non-Christmas to give you an idea how to use this bundle all year around!  We’ve paired this set with the Tis The Season Designer Paper.  See the details here!

 

Set(s): Poinsettia Petals
Paper: Whisper White, Balmy Blue, Plush Poinsettia Vellum, Blue Glitter Paper, Silver Foil
Ink: Versamark
Other: Poinsettia Dies, Winter Snow Embossing Folder, Blue Adhesive Backed Gems, White Embossing Powder, Beaded Pearl, Dimensionals

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

 

 

 

 

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

Dragonfly Garden

Happy Thursday and Happy Thanksgiving everyone!  Please, please, please stay safe this holiday season.  I know it is hard…REALLY hard but SO IMPORTANT!!!  Make sure you are all taking care of yourselves and your families.  It will eventually get better if we all follow the guidelines.  But to the fun stuff…this week it’s sketch inspiration time…

I just had to do a sneak peek from the new mini…

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Tasteful Textures Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 1 x 5 1/2, add piece of the olive/gold ribbon, stamp greeting using Night of Navy, add to card front
  • Trimming the Town DSP (3 prints) – punch out 1 1/2″ circle from each, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp dragonfly 3 times, color with blends, punch out, add to card front
  • Gold foil – punch out 3 of the small dragonflies, add to card front, add some of the red All the Trimmings embellishments to finish off

Oooooo…dragonflies!  I bet you would NEVER guess I LOVE dragonflies!!!!

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…

The In The Pines Stamp Set and Pine Wood Dies have some BEAUTIFUL trees in several shapes and sizes!  For this In The Pines Collection, we’ve made FIVE cards (one a special fun fold), and a neat 3D project everyone can enjoy!  Two of the cards are non-Christmas to give you an idea how to use this bundle all year around!  We’ve paired this set with the Tis The Season Designer Paper.  See the details here!

Set(s): Dragonfly Garden
Paper: Whisper White, Trimming the Two DSP, Gold Foil
Ink: Memento Black, Night of Navy BLENDS:  Poppy Parade, Misty Moonlight, Old Olive, Smoky Slate
Other: Dragonflies Punch, All the Trimming Ribbon, All the Trimming Embellishments, 1 1/2″ Circle Punch, Tasteful Textures Embossing Folder

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

IM151 – Inspiration Monday

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

I thought these colors were perfect for fall…

Here’s the details…

  • Crumb Cake – 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 folded
  • Gorgeous Grape – 3 3/4 x 4 1/2, run through the Tasteful Texture Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Gilded Autumn DSP – 2 3/4 x 5 1/2, color the some of the leaves using Highland Heather blends, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp leaves in Gorgeous Grape and Crumb Cake, cut out include the stitched part
  • Gilded Autumn DSP (speckled crumb cake) – cut out leave and added stitched part, layer all leaves, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 1 x 2 3/4, stamp greeting using Gorgeous Grape, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Tie bow in Embroidered Ribbon – add to card front
  • Add some Gold Glitter Enamel Dots 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…

The In The Pines Stamp Set and Pine Wood Dies have some BEAUTIFUL trees in several shapes and sizes!  For this In The Pines Collection, we’ve made FIVE cards (one a special fun fold), and a neat 3D project everyone can enjoy!  Two of the cards are non-Christmas to give you an idea how to use this bundle all year around!  We’ve paired this set with the Tis The Season Designer PaperSee the details here!

 

Set(s): Love of Leaves
Paper: Whisper White, Crumb Cake, Gorgeous Grape, Gilded Autumn DSP
Ink: Crumb Cake, Gorgeous Grape, BLENDS:  Highland Heather
Other: Stitched Leaves Dies, Embroidered Ribbon, Tasteful Texture Embossing Folder, Gold Glitter Enamel Dots, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Whimsical Christmas

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is whimsical Christmas and what is more whimsical than Christmas gnomes!

Here’s the details…

  • Pear Pizzazz – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Heartwarming Hugs DSP (diagonal stripe) – 3 7/8 x 5 1/8, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, cut out using Peek-a-Hoot frame then run through the Winter Snow Embossing Folder
  • Whisper White – stamp each gnome using Memento Black, color using Blends, cut out
  • Real Red – 5/8 x 2 – stamp greeting using Versamark, white emboss, cut into a banner
  • Add gnomes and banner to frame then add frame to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some of the hexagon sequins from Sequins for Everything to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

Who can resist Stampin’ Up!’s sweet stamp set bundle, Freezin’ Fun!  Those little critters DO look like they are having SO much fun racing down those snowy slopes!  We’ve made three cards (one a really “cool” fun-fold card), and a darling 3D project using the FREEZIN’ FUN STAMP SET AND FREEZIN’ FRIENDS DIES for this Collection, paired with the Snowflake Splendor Designer Paper!  You won’t want to miss getting this one!  See more details HERE!

 

Set(s): Gnome for the Holidays
Paper: Whisper White, Real Red, Pear Pizzazz, Heartwarming Hugs DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Versamark, BLENDS:  Real Red (B), Mossy Meadow (B), Ivory, Smoky Slate (Lt), Cinnamon Cider (B), Flirty Flamingo (Lt)
Other: Peek-a-Hoot Dies, Winter Snow Embossing Folder, Sequins for Everything, White Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

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

 

 

 

 

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

Celebrate Sunflowers

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

Since we are moving along toward the end of November, I thought this would be a great time to pull out my sunflower stuff again…

Here’s the details…

  • Daffodil Delight – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Daffodil Delight – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Tasteful Texture Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • In Good Taste DSP (navy print) – 2 1/2 x 4 1/2, add to card front
  • Brushed Metallic Paper – cut out 2 of the long leaf stems and larger flower center out of the darkest
  • Gold Foil – cut out sunflower – KEEP center
  • Flowers for Every Season DSP (any yellow print) – stamp sunflower onto DSP, cut out with matching die, add gold foil sunflower die, dark flower center and then the gold center, add the 2 dark foil long leaf stems behind and add to card front
  • Whisper White – 3/4 x 2 1/4, stamp greeting using Night of Navy, add strip of Night of Navy 1/4 x 2 3/4 behind it, add to card front

I absolutely LOVE this sunflower!

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…

Who can resist Stampin’ Up!’s sweet stamp set bundle, Freezin’ Fun!  Those little critters DO look like they are having SO much fun racing down those snowy slopes!  We’ve made three cards (one a really “cool” fun-fold card), and a darling 3D project using the FREEZIN’ FUN STAMP SET AND FREEZIN’ FRIENDS DIES for this Collection, paired with the Snowflake Splendor Designer Paper!  You won’t want to miss getting this one!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Celebrate Sunflowers
Paper: Whisper White, Daffodil Delight, Night of Navy, In Good Taste DSP, Flowers for Every Season DSP, Gold Foil, Brushed Metallic Paper
Ink: Night of Navy
Other: Sunflower Dies, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

IM150 – Inspiration Monday

It’s Monday again and you know what that means…it’s time for another AWESOME inspiration! This week its a simple holiday decor…

Oh…I sure had fun with this one!

How CUTE is this!  Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Winter Snow Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • ‘Tis the Season DSP (red striped print) – 3 1/2 x 3 1/2, add to card front
  • ‘Tis the Season DSP (holly print) – 2 x 5, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out stitched circle, run through Winter Snow Embossing folder, layer some 3/8″ Real Red Sheer Ribbon behind it, add to car dront
  • Classic Christmas DSP – cut out two trees from the Shaded Spruce prints, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – cut out same size stitched circle, cut using ground edge, stamp greeting using Shaded Spruce, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – cut out heart house and cut out plain out, cut out another plain house from window sheet, add behind heart house, add cut dimensionals, add some of the red Sequins for Everything, add plain white house to create a mini shaker card, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some red Sequins for Everything to the trees 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…

Who can resist Stampin’ Up!’s sweet stamp set bundle, Freezin’ Fun!  Those little critters DO look like they are having SO much fun racing down those snowy slopes!  We’ve made three cards (one a really “cool” fun-fold card), and a darling 3D project using the FREEZIN’ FUN STAMP SET AND FREEZIN’ FRIENDS DIES for this Collection, paired with the Snowflake Splendor Designer Paper!  You won’t want to miss getting this one!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Itty Bitty Greetings
Paper: Whisper White, ‘Tis the Season DSP, Classic Christmas DSP
Ink: Shaded Spruce
Other: Home Together Dies, Stitched Shapes Dies, 3/8″ Real Red Sheer Ribbon, Sequins for Every Season, Winter Snow Embossing Folder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Christmas Flowers

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is Christmas Flowers…

Here’s the details…

  • Real Red – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Poinsettia Place DSP – (red berry print) – 3 1/4 x 4 1/2, add to card front
  • Poinsettia Place DSP – (green print) – 1 3/4 x 4, add to card front
  • Green Foil – 1/4 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Very Vanilla – stamp poinsettia and two small holly leaves in Soft Suede, cut out, cut a sponge dauber to color leaves with Garden Green and flower with Real Red, layer and add to card front
  • Poinsettia Place DSP – (wood print ) – 3/4 x 2 – stamp greeting using Soft Suede, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add Beaded Pearl to center of flower

And now for our latest collection…

Who can resist Stampin’ Up!’s sweet stamp set bundle, Freezin’ Fun!  Those little critters DO look like they are having SO much fun racing down those snowy slopes!  We’ve made three cards (one a really “cool” fun-fold card), and a darling 3D project using the FREEZIN’ FUN STAMP SET AND FREEZIN’ FRIENDS DIES for this Collection, paired with the Snowflake Splendor Designer Paper!  You won’t want to miss getting this one!  See more details HERE!

 

Set(s): Poinsettia Petals
Paper: Very Vanilla, Real Red, Poinsettia Place DSP, Green Foil
Ink: Soft Suede, Real Red, Garden Green
Other: Poinsettia Dies, Beaded Pearls, Dimensionals

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

 

 

 

 

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

Lovely You

Happy Thursday! This week it’s color inspiration time and the colors are just perfect for fall…

I decided to pull out one of my annual catalog sets that needed a little love…

Here’s the details…

  • Bumblebee – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Rich Razzleberry – 3 7/8 x 5 1/8, add to card front on an angle
  • Whisper White – 3 3/4 x 5 – randomly stamp the leaves using Bumblebee, Rich Razzleberry and Terracotta Tile, add to card front
  • Plaid Tidings (Razzleberry print) – 1/2 x 4 3/4, cut into banner on both ends, add to card front
  • Bumblebee – stamp greeting using Memento Black, punch out using the Timeless Label punch, fold some of the Ornate Garden Terracotta Ribbon behind the label then add to card front using dimensionals
  • It’s hard to see on the photo but I add some of the large, clear/gold Wonderful Gems to finish off

Just perfect for fall!

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…

Who can resist Stampin’ Up!’s sweet stamp set bundle, Freezin’ Fun!  Those little critters DO look like they are having SO much fun racing down those snowy slopes!  We’ve made three cards (one a really “cool” fun-fold card), and a darling 3D project using the FREEZIN’ FUN STAMP SET AND FREEZIN’ FRIENDS DIES for this Collection, paired with the Snowflake Splendor Designer Paper!  You won’t want to miss getting this one!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Lovely You
Paper: Whisper White, Bumblebee, Rich Razzleberry, Plaid Tidings DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Bumblebee, Terracotta Tile, Rich Razzleberry
Other: Timeless Label Punch, Ornate Garden Ribbon, Wonderful Gems, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

IM149 – Inspiration Monday

It’s Monday again and you know what that means…it’s time for another AWESOME inspiration! This week its an adorable winter display…

I thought the adorable Freezin’ Fun Set would be GREAT with this…

Here’s the details…

  • Balmy Blue – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Feels Like Frost DSP (blue print) – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, run through the Winter Snow Embossing Folder, layer only Night of Navy – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out large Tasteful Label, add some Snowflake Splendor Ribbon behind it then add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp large and small tree, seal and ice piece using Basic Grey, color using Balmy Blue, Flirty Flamingo (Lt) and Smoky Slate (Lt) Blends, cut out, add large tree to label
  • Cut a strip of Balmy Blue Glitter paper, use the stitched edge to cut a curve, then cut off using the Tasteful Label Die again, add to Whisper White Label, Add the small tree, seal and ice piece to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – 5/8 x 1 1/2, stamp greeting using Night of Navy, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Balmy Blue Glitter paper – cut out 8 stars, 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…

Our next release from Stampin’ Up!’s August-December Mini Catalog is the gorgeous SNOWFLAKE WISHES TECHNIQUE COLLECTION with a BONUS!  This Collection is a TWO for ONE!  Not only do you get SIX creative card ideas using the Snowflake Wishes Bundle, you also will learn how to do SIX different background techniques!  This allows you to focus on either the bundle OR the technique if you don’t have the bundle!  See more details HERE.

Set(s): Freezin’ Fun
Paper: Whisper White, Balmy Blue, Night of Navy, Balmy Blue Glitter Paper
Ink: Basic Grey, Night of Navy, BLENDS:  Balmy Blue (B), Flirty Flamingo (Lt), Smoky Slate (Lt)
Other: Freezin’ Friends Dies, Tasteful Label Dies, Snowflake Splendor Ribbon, Snowflake Wishes Embossing Folder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!