Monthly Archives: September 2017

One Layer Card

Welcome everyone!  It’s time again for another Create with Connie and Mary Design Team Saturday Blog Hop!  These are always such fun!  This week it is right up my alley…1 layer card (so VERY CAS!)  Usually I like adding a panel on the base…I just like the way that looks but since this is one layer (with embellishments of course) that is what I did!

This would definitely be one of the those kind of cards where you could do a bunch of these up.  The snowflakes are from the Seasonal Layers Thinlets and the MERRY & BRIGHT is from the Hearts come Home set.  The ONLY corner punch though we have anymore is the envelope makers…GEEZ!  On a super simple card like this, rounding the bottom corners really steps it up a bit.

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded, stamp greeting using Versamark and Copper Emboss, round bottom corners using envelope punch board
  • Champaign Foil – cut out largest snowflake, add to card front
  • Gold Foil – cut out medium snowflake, add to card front
  • Copper Foil – cut out smallest snowflake, add to card front

Okay…hope you didn’t blink…that really is all there is to this one!  Now you have time to subscribe to Create with Connie and Mary September 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 this month – if you subscribe to BOTH the August and September session, you will receive a really fun bonus project using the Christmas preorder set – Carols of Christmas!

Head over to Create with Connie and Mary to subscribe today!

Set(s): Hearts Come Home
Paper: Whisper White, Champaign Foil, Gold Foil, Copper Foil
Ink: Versamark
Other: Seasonal Layers Thinlit, Envelope Punch Board

Remember to use the badges below to go backward (previous) to the Create with Connie and Mary site or forward (next) to the very talented Libby Fens.

 

 

 

 

 

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Painted Harvest

Happy Thursday everyone! DANG…am I ever glad it is Thursday or like I like to say Friday Eve!  LOL!!!  I am sooooo ready for the weekend!

We have an AWESOME sketch for you this week.  When I sat down to work on it, I was thinking about the YUMMY color inspiration from last week.  I was look at my card from last week, and decided to use the concept of last week and put into the sketch for this week.  What a fun card!

Here’s the details…

  • Crumb Cake – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Crumb Cake – 4 x 5 1/4,run the top part through the Layered Leaves Embossing Folder, stamp greeting using Early Espresso
  • Mini square print – 1/2 x 4 1/2, cut 2, layer on Crumb Cake Layer, trim ends, Early Espresso print – 1/4 x 4 1/2, lay on Crumb Cake later, trim ends; add panel to card front.
  • Very Vanilla – cut out largest Stitched Circle
  • Cajun Craze – cut out largest scallop circle, add Very Vanilla circle and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Cajun Craze, Tangerine Tango, Peek-a-boo Peach, Soft Sky- stamp leaf image with matching ink, punch out with Leaf punch, add to card front
  • Make small bow from 1/8″ Gold Taffeta Ribbon, add to card front

So…lots of the same from the card from last week but a new look!  LOVE IT!

And you will LOVE the AWESOME ideas in the Create with Connie and Mary September Mini Edition!  The design had so much fun using products from the new Holiday Mini!

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 this month – if you subscribe to BOTH the August and September session, you will receive a really fun bonus project using the Christmas preorder set – Carols of Christmas!

Head over to Create with Connie and Mary to subscribe today!

Set(s): Painted Harvest, Wood Words
Paper: Crumb Cake, Cajun Craze, Soft Sky, Tangerine Tango, Peek-a-boo Peach, Painted Autumndsp
Ink: Early Espresso, Cajun Craze, Soft Sky, Tangerine Tango, Peek-a-boo Peach
Other: Stitched Shapes Framelits, Layered Circles Framelits, Layered Leaves Embossing Folder, Leaf Punch, 1/8″ Gold Taffeta Ribbon, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

Awning Card

Can you believe it…it’s Saturday AGAIN!  We have another fun theme for you this week…make an awning card.  I have to say that I had never made one of these before so headed over to Pinterest for inspiration!  Here’s what I came up with…

This was a fun little card to make.  Here’s the details…

  • Crumb Cake – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 3/4 x 5, run through Brick Embossing Folder, layer onto Early Espresso 3 7/8 x 5 1.8 and add to card front
  • Garden Green – 5/8 x 3 3/4, make ‘grass’ using Fringe Scissors and add to card front
  • Crumb Cake – Cut out window frame, stamp vegetable image (using various markers to ink) two times, cut out and add behind window; add piece of Whisper White 2 1/2 x3, add behind window.
  • Painted Autumn dsp diagonal stripe – 1 5/8 x 3, score at 1/2, 1 1/4.
  • Garden Green – cut out ribbon punch and add under awning, then add 1/8 x 3 Early Espresso on top, add 1/2 flap under back of window then add window to card front.
  • Stamp vegetable image with various markers, words with Early Espress, cut out; ink wagon with Real Red and Basic Black markers, cut out, add vegetables then add to card front using dimensionals.
  • Add Real Red Enamel dots to center of each wheel to finish off.

How CUTE is that!  And speaking of CUTE…the Create with Connie and Mary September Mini Edition opens in just a couple of days.  It’s true!  And the design had so much fun using products from the new Holiday Mini!

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 this month – if you subscribe to BOTH the August and September session, you will receive a really fun bonus project using the Christmas preorder set – Carols of Christmas!

Head over to Create with Connie and Mary to subscribe today!

Set(s): Grown With Love
Paper: Whisper White, Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Gardent Green, Painted Autumn dsp
Ink: Basic Black, Real Red, Pumpkin Pie, Garden Green, Early Espresso
Other: Hearth and Home Thinlit, Garden Grown Framelits, Brick Embossing Folder, Ribbon Punch, Fringe Scissors, Brights Enamels Shapes, Dimensionals

Remember to use the badges below to go backward (previous) to the Create with Connie and Mary site or forward (next) to the very talented Libby Fens.

 

 

 

 

 

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Painted Harvest

Can you believe it…it’s Thursday already and oh my…what a GORGEOUS set of colors we have for you for the Create with Connie and Mary Thursday inspiration!

Our colors are Peek-a-boo Peach, Tangerine Tango and Soft Sky.  I paired it up with Crumb Cake and a little bit of paper from Painted Autumn dsp.  Add a little Early Espresso and this is what I got.  I used this for a mnt this past Tuesday and it was a hit.  LOVE these color and know I will be using them again!

Here’s the details…

  • Crumb Cake – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Crumb Cake – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, stamp greeting using Early Espresso, run top portion through Layered Leaves embossing folder, add to card front
  • Painted Autumn dsp -1 x 3 3/4, add to card front
  • Early Espresso – 1/4 x 4, add to card front
  • Tangerine Tango, Peek-a-boo Peach, Soft Sky – punch out one leaf from each, add to card front using dimensionals to finish off

How awesome is that!  And there are more AWESOME ideas in the Create with Connie and Mary September Mini Edition!  The design had so much fun using products from the new Holiday Mini!

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 this month – if you subscribe to BOTH the August and September session, you will receive a really fun bonus project using the Christmas preorder set – Carols of Christmas!

Head over to Create with Connie and Mary to subscribe today!

Set(s): Painted Harvest
Paper: Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Soft Sky, Tangerine Tango, Peek-a-boo Peach
Ink: Early Espresso
Other: Layered Leaves Embossing Folder, Leaf Punch, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Wood Words

Happy Tuesday everyone! Do you LOVE Fall?  I LOVE fall.  I love the weather cooling off some and I LOVE the colors of fall.  I really think of the colors of autumn/fall in different ways but one of the combos for fall I LOVE is black and orange.  It really isn’t just for Halloween!  The SUO challenge theme this time is the colors of autumn and I decided to go with the black and orange theme and the YUMMY Spooky Night dsp – it’s not just for Halloween!

Here’s the Details…

  • Very Vanilla – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Very Vanilla – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, run through the Layered Leaves embossing folder, add to card front using dimensionals
  • 3 different prints from Spooky Night – cut each 1 x 4, layer and add to card front
  • Foil Snowflake – add to card front Very Vanilla side up using dimensionals
  • Very Vanilla – cut out stitched circles and ad to center of snowflake
  • Basic Black – cut out 3 leaf Eclectic Layers, add to card front
  • Cajun Craze and Pumpkin Pie – cut out solid and detailed leaf (Seasonal Layers) from each, layer and add to card front
  • Very Vanilla  – 1/2 x 3 – stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals

How fun is that and a perfect card for autumn!

Don’t forget to check out what the rest of the design team to see their wonderful creations!

Set(s): Wood Words
Paper: Very Vanilla, Basic Black, Cajun Craze, Pumpkin Pie, Spooky Nights dsp
Ink: Memento Black
Other: Stitched Shapes Framelits, Eclectic Layers thinlits, Seasonal Layers thinlits, Layered Leaves Embossing Folder, Foil Snowflakes,  Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Favorite Holiday Mini Item

Happy Fall everyone!  WOW…I can’t believe it is already September and even better…the Holiday Mini is LIVE!  Since the mini is LIVE we thought it would be a great time for the design team to use their Favorite Holiday Mini Item.  Now that is tough one and I decided to go with my Favorite Holiday Mini Item right now!  That would have to be the CAT Punch!

Now before I get into any details I have to tell you…this is a BIG card!  The finished size is 4 1/4 x 8 1/2!  I REALLY wanted to do 3 cards and I really wanted to do 3 frames and well, this was the size the worked!  LOL!!!

Here’s the details…

  • Very Vanilla – 8 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Very Vanilla – 3 3/4 x 8, stamp greeting using Memento Black, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Spook Night dsp (stripe) – 1 x 8, add to card front
  • Using Oval Stitched Framelits and Layering Ovals Framelits cut out 3 frames – Pumpkin Pie, Cajun Craze, and Tangerine Tango.  Add the Pumpkin Pie and Tangerine Tango ones to card front (the two sides)
  • Gold Glimmer – 1/4 x 8, add to card front
  • Add Cajun Craze Frame using dimensionals
  • Punch out 2 cats from the black print dsp and 1 from Basic Black; add using dimensionals
  • Add some Black Rhinestones and Gold Metallic Shapes to finish off

Wanting more ideas from the Holiday Mini…well we have that for you!  The Create with Connie and Mary September Mini Edition opens in just a couple of days.  It’s true!  And the design had so much fun using products from the new Holiday Mini!

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 this month – if you subscribe to BOTH the August and September session, you will receive a really fun bonus project using the Christmas preorder set – Carols of Christmas!

Head over to Create with Connie and Mary to subscribe today!

Set(s): Teeny Tiny Wishes
Paper: Very Vanilla, Basic Black, Cajun Craze, Tangerine Tango, Pumpkin Pie, Spooky Nights dsp, Gold Glimmer
Ink: Memento Black
Other: Stitched Shapes Framelits, Layering Ovals Framelits, Cat Punch, Black Rhinestones, Metallic Enamels Shapes, Dimensionals

Remember to use the badges below to go backward (previous) to the Create with Connie and Mary site or forward (next) to the very talented Libby Fens.

 

 

 

 

 

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Hearts Come Home

Happy Thursday everyone!  Oh my…we have an AWESOME sketch inspiration this week and it was one of those times that as soon as I saw it, I KNEW EXACTLY what I wanted to do with it!

Do you LOVE the new Foil Snowflakes?  OH MY WORD…they are just FABULOUS and PERFECT for the sketch!

Here;s the detail…

  • Whisper White – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, stamp greeting using Versamark and silver emboss, cut off part of silver foil snowflake and add to card front
  • Silver Glimmer – 1/4 x 4 1/2, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out double tree, add using dimensionals
  • Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer – cut out single tree, add using dimensionals

Yep…believe it or not, that is all there is.  So super simple and oh so elegant.  Looking for ideas for the new holiday mini?  The Create with Connie and Mary September Mini Edition will be opening soon!  The design had so much fun using products from the new Holiday Mini!

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 this month – if you subscribe to BOTH the August and September session, you will receive a really fun bonus project using the Christmas preorder set – Carols of Christmas!

Head over to Create with Connie and Mary to subscribe today!

Set(s): Hearts Come Home
Paper: Whisper White, Silver Glimmer, Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer
Ink: Versamark
Other: Foil Snowflakes, Card Front Builder Thinlits,  Silver Embossing Power, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!