Monthly Archives: April 2017

Birthday Blast

Together is a really exciting day for my husband and me.  Today we are closing and taking possession of our NEW HOME!  WOW!!!  As you know if you have been following my blog we have been purging and packing and packing and purging…LOL!!!  We move in on Monday!

But I have a card to share with you today for my celebration!  Here’s the details…

  • Flirty Flaming – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 foled
  • Whisper White – 3 3/4 x 5
  • Striped Pool Party dsp – 1 x 5, add to bottom of Whisper White Panel
  • Silver Foil – cut out Star Blast Edgelit, trim and add to card front
  • Flirty Flamingo – cut out the insides of the stars using the Star Blast Edgelit, add to card front
  • Stamp large star in Pool Party and small star in Flirty Flamingo, add panel to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – 1 x 3 3/8 stamp greeting using Pool Party and Flirty Flamingo, cut into banner and add using dimensionals
  • Add some Basic Rhinestones to finish off

It’s not long now until the release of Create with Connie and Mary April Mini Edition!  Our mini sessions include the instructions for 14 projects with full step-by-step tutorials:

  • Each mini session includes TWELVE unique cards featuring three stamp sets, and
  • Each mini session includes TWO 3D items perfect projects for your club, classes, stamp camps or gifts
  • All 14 project tutorials are available once the mini session opens so you immediately have all project tutorials right there at your fingertips
  • All designs and tutorials are EXCLUSIVELY for subscribers and will not be posted anywhere else online.

And don’t forget…sign up for both March and April and receive a special bonus project!  Here’s a sneak peek…

march-bonus

So…NOW is a great to subscribe and if you haven’t already, if you subscribe to BOTH January AND February you will receive a DARLING Bonus Project!  So head over to Create with Connie and Mary and subscribe!

Set(s): Birthday Blast
Paper: Whisper White, Flirty Flamingo, Subtles dsp paper stack, Silver Foil
Ink: Pool Party, Flirty Flamingo
Other: Star Blast Edgelit, Basic Rhinstones, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Happy Celebrations

When I first saw the Celebrations Duo embossing folders in the Occasions mini I liked them but didn’t jump on them (and the matching set) right away.  Once I got them though, I really have had fun with them.

We used them in my craft group last month and this was one of the cards we made with it!

Here’s the details…

  • Night of Navy – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Silver Glimmer – 1/2 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Sahara Sand, Soft Sky, Chocolate Chip – 1 7/8 x 3 1/2, layer the three pieces together on angles then run through the ‘HAPPY’ embossing folder, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – 1/2 x 2 3/4, stamp greeting using Night of Navy, cut into banner on both ends and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Silver Glimmer – punch out large balloon, add using dimensionals
  • Draw ‘string’ using Chocolate Chip marker.

How quick and easy!

It’s not long now until the release of Create with Connie and Mary April Mini Edition!  Our mini sessions include the instructions for 14 projects with full step-by-step tutorials:

  • Each mini session includes TWELVE unique cards featuring three stamp sets, and
  • Each mini session includes TWO 3D items perfect projects for your club, classes, stamp camps or gifts
  • All 14 project tutorials are available once the mini session opens so you immediately have all project tutorials right there at your fingertips
  • All designs and tutorials are EXCLUSIVELY for subscribers and will not be posted anywhere else online.

And don’t forget…sign up for both March and April and receive a special bonus project!  Here’s a sneak peek…

march-bonus

So…NOW is a great to subscribe and if you haven’t already, if you subscribe to BOTH January AND February you will receive a DARLING Bonus Project!  So head over to Create with Connie and Mary and subscribe!

Set(s): Happy Celebrations
Paper: Whisper White, Night of Navy, Chocolate Chip, Soft Sky, Sahara Sand, Silver Glimmer
Ink: Night of Navy
Other: Duo Balloon Punch, Celebrations Embossing Folder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Easter Favor

Happy April everyone and happy April Fools Day!  Don’t worry though…we don’t are going to play any tricks on you with our hop.  Instead the design team has been busy creating Easter favors!

So…nothing says ‘Easter Favor’ to me like an Easter Basket and the Window Box Thinlit was just made for this!  And it is SOOOOO EASY!

Here’s the details…

  • Crumb Cake – cut out ONE of the window box pieces, cut the top piece in half (to make the back panel) and then run through again to add the slits, put together.
  • Flirty Flamingo – stamp greeting using Memento Black, punch out using the Classic Label Punch
  • Whisper White – Stamp the little flower/leaves from the That’s the Tag set, cut out with matching timeless Tags thinlit, add to tag, color with Flirty Flamingo and Pear Pizzazz makers, add tag using dimensionals
  • Tie bow using Flirty Flamingo Runche Ribbon, add using glue dot

All that’s let is to fill it up with grass and Easter goodies!  And speaking of goodies…

It’s not long now until the release of Create with Connie and Mary April Mini Edition!  Our mini sessions include the instructions for 14 projects with full step-by-step tutorials:

  • Each mini session includes TWELVE unique cards featuring three stamp sets, and
  • Each mini session includes TWO 3D items perfect projects for your club, classes, stamp camps or gifts
  • All 14 project tutorials are available once the mini session opens so you immediately have all project tutorials right there at your fingertips
  • All designs and tutorials are EXCLUSIVELY for subscribers and will not be posted anywhere else online.

And don’t forget…sign up for both March and April and receive a special bonus project!  Here’s a sneak peek…

march-bonus

So…NOW is a great to subscribe and if you haven’t already, if you subscribe to BOTH January AND February you will receive a DARLING Bonus Project!  So head over to Create with Connie and Mary and subscribe!

Set(s): That’s the Tag, Teeny Tiny Wishes
Paper: Whisper White, Crumb Cake, Flirty Flamingo
Ink: Memento Black, Flirty Flamingo, Pear Pizzazz
Other: Window Box Thinlit, Timeless Tags Thinlits, Classic Label Punch, Flirty Flamingo Ruched Ribbon, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!