Monthly Archives: August 2018

Blended Seasons

Here it is the last Thursday of August.  AMAZING!!!  It’s time for our last Thursday challenge for the month and this time it is a cool color inspiration

I couldn’t resist one last time using my very favorite set EVER…Blended Seasons.  I just HAD to do it!

Here’s the details…

  • Highland Heather – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Highland Heather – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Subtle Embossing Folder
  • Whisper White – cut out medium stitched lable, stamp greeting using Gorgeous Grape, add to card front
  • Wrap piece of Gorgeous Grape striped ribbon around panel and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp flower image using Memento Black, color using Highland Heather, Daffodil Delight (Light) and Granny Apple Green Blends, ut out and add to card front using dimensionals

I will so miss this set!  I just love coloring in the flowers using the Blends

And we’ve just released an AWESOME collection for you…Wishing You Well form the Holiday Mini!  I LOVE this one!

Get all the details HERE!

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary and see what our AMAZING design team has done!

Set(s): Blended Seasons
Paper: Whisper White, Highland Heather
Ink: Memento Black, Gorgeous Grape; Blends:  Highland Heather, Granny Apple Green, Daffodil Delight (light)
Other: Stitched Seasons Framelits, Subtles Embossing Folder, Gorgeous Grape Striped Ribbon, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Wishing You Well

And here we are at Monday again…the LAST Monday in August.  How did THAT happen?  I just want to know where the summer went.  Seriously…I should only be June!  But we are definitely in the ‘dogs days of summer’ right now with the heat in the 90s…it is brutal out there!  But it is time for another inspiration!

So here’s our inspiration picture…

I decided this inspiration would be good for going with colors and using one of my very favorite new sets…Wishing You Well.

Here’s the details…

  • Bashful Blue – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Grey Granite striped print – 2 1/2 x 5, add to card front
  • So Saffron dotted print – 2 1/2 x 4 1/2, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 2 7/8 x 4, stamp wreath and greeting in Grey Granite, add to card front using dimensionals
  • So Saffron – cut out small flowers form the Gatefold framelits, snip between petals add to card front
  • Grey Granite – punch out 1/8″ holes, add to the center of each flower
  • Whisper White- stamp bow in Bashful Blue, cut out and add to card front to finish off.

Don’t forget our new collection…Wishing You Well from the NEW Holiday Mini!  Four unique cards (one for each season) – one a fancy fold and one 3D item!  Check it out…

Get all the details HERE!

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary to see Connie’s GREAT project!

Set(s): Wishing You Well
Paper: Whisper White, Grey Granite, So Saffron, Bashful Blue, Neutrals paper pack, Subtles paper pack
Ink: Grey Granite, Bashful Blue
Other: Gatefold Framelits, 1/8″ Hole Punch, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Always Be My Baby

Happy Saturday!  It’s time again for another Create with Connie and Mary Design Team Blog Hop.  For our final week in August our song is “Always Be My Baby” – don’t know this one either…sad…so sad!  This is all about kids cards and couldn’t wait to use my Treehouse Adventure set!

This one is just plain fun!

Here’s the details…

  • Daffodil Delight – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Blueberry Bushel dsp – 2 3/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Real Red – TWO pieces 1/4 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 2 3/4 x 4 1/4, stamp trunk in Soft Suede, grass in Granny Apple Green, and greeting in Real Red, add to card base using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – house:  Daffodil Delight, Blueberry Bushel, Night of Navy, cut out and add, “leaves”:  large in Shaded Spruce, medium in Granny Apple Green, small in Call Me Clover, cut out and add, ladder:  Real Red, add to card front
  • Real Red – punch out 1/4″ circles, add to card fornt

How pretty is this!

Don’t forget our new collection…Wishing You Well from the NEW Holiday Mini!  Four unique cards (one for each season) – one a fancy fold and one 3D item!  Check it out…

Get all the details HERE!

Set(s): Treehouse Adventure
Paper: Whisper White, Daffodil Delight, Real Red, Incolor dsp paper pack
Ink: Soft Suede, Daffodil Delight, Blueberry Bushel, Night of Navy, Real Red, Shaded Spruce, Granny Apple Green, Call Me Clover
Other: Dimensionals

Click Previous to go back to Create with Connie and Mary Site to learn more about the sale and forward to the Libby!

 

 

 

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Blended Seasons

Happy Thursday everyone!  Yep…we quickly getting through August and school is officially back in session.  So far so good!  Having problems with our course management software because of an update that happened right before school started.  Hopefully they will get the bugs out soon.  But in the meantime we have an AWESOME sketch for you.  I really got into this one with, of course, my very favorite set…Blended Seasons.  Here’s the sketch…

I flipped the sketch to make my card and here is what I came up with…

Here’s the details…

  • Bermuda Bay – 5 1/2 x 8 1 /2 folded
  • Bermuda Bay – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the new Tin Tile Embossing Folder, sponge the edges using Bermuda Bay, add to card front
  • Bermuda Bay – 1 x 5 1/2, sponge the edges, add to card front
  • Copper Foil – 1/4 x 4 1/2 (cut 2), trim edge on slant, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out smallest Stitched label from Stitched Seasons, stamp greeting using Versamark, copper emboss, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp leaves using Memento Black color using Bermuda Bay Blends, Dark Pool Party and Cajun Craze Blends, cut out
  • Copper Foil – cut out 1 leaf and 1 flourish, layer everything togehter, add copper leaf, add to card front
  • Copper Ribbon – tie small bow, add to card front to finish off

I just LOVE the look of copper and Bermuda Bay together!

And we’ve just released an AWESOME collection for you…Wishing You Well form the Holiday Mini!  I LOVE this one!

Get all the details HERE!

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary and see what our AMAZING design team has done!

Set(s): Blended Seasons
Paper: Whisper White, Bermuda Bay, Copper Foil
Ink: Versamark; Blends:  Bermuda Bay, Pool Party – dark, Cajun Craze
Other: Stitched Seasons Framelits, Tin Tile Embossing Folder, Copper Ribbon, Copper Embossing Powder, Leaves Trinkets, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Blended Seasons

It’s Monday and it IS the first day of classes – let the craziness begin!  But we are also closer to the start of the Holiday Mini and all the goodies in there.  But then we are getting to the end of Blended Seasons bundle…BUGGER!

So here’s our inspiration picture…

I decided this inspiration would be good for going with colors.

Here’s the details…

  • Pool Party – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Shimmery White – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8
  • Cut out a 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 square of the Grey Granite dsp in the Frosted Floral dsp then cut into 1 3/4″ squares, round the corners, add to panel and trim off overhang; layer onto Poppy Parade 3 3/4 x 5
  • Wrap Poppy Parade strip ribbon around panel then add to card front using dimensionals
  • Shimmery White – stamp flowers color with Poppy Parade and Pool Party Blends, cut out
  • Shimmer White – 1 x 3 1/4, stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut into banner, sponge using Grey Granite ink, layer flowers around it then add to card front using dimensionals.
  • Color some Glitter Enamels Dots using the Dark Poppy Parade Blends and add to Banner to finish off.

Thi sis one of those you have to see in real life to see the shimmer!

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary to see Connie’s GREAT project!

Set(s): Blended Seasons
Paper: Shimmery White, Poppy Parade, Pool Party, Frosted Floral dsp
Ink: Memento Black, BLENDS:  Poppy Parade, Pool Party
Other: Trio Punch, Poppy Parade Striped Ribbon, Glitter Enamel Dots, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Black or White

Happy Saturday!  It’s time again for another Create with Connie and Mary Design Team Blog Hop.  This week our song is “Black or White” – don’t know this one!  What can I say…I just HAD to use my VERY FAVORITE set…Blended Seasons!

I just LOVE the way this turned out…almost looks like a charcoal drawing!

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Basket Weave embossing folder, wrap piece of the NEW Black Glittered Organdy Ribbon around panel then add to card front.
  • Basic Black – cut out frame by layer middle and smallest Stitched frames, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp flower using Memento Black, color using Smoky Slate Blends, cut out
  • Whisper White – cut out some of the one leaf framelit, add behind flowers
  • Basic Black – cut out some of the other leaf framelit, add behind flowers
  • Add the flowers to the card front using dimensionals
  • Basic Black – 1/2 x 2 1/8, stamp greeting using Versamark, white emboss, cut into a banner, add to card front
  • Color Glitter Enamel Dot using Black Dark Blends, add to card front

How pretty is this!

Don’t forget our new collection…Bouquet Blooms!  THREE unique cards – one a fancy fold and one 3D item!  Check it out…

Get all the details HERE!

Set(s): Blended Seasons
Paper: Whisper White, Basic Black
Ink: Memento Black, Blends:  Smoky Slate, Black Dark
Other: Stitched Seasons Framelits, Basket Weave Embossing Folder, Black 3/8″ Glitter Organdy Ribbon, Glitter Enamel Dot, Dimensionals

Click Previous to go back to Create with Connie and Mary Site to learn more about the sale and forward to the Libby!

 

 

 

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Varied Vases

Happy Thursday everyone!  Time once again for a Create with Connie and Mary Thursday inspiration and this week…a bright and happy color challenge!

Okay this was a bit of a stretch for me!  I had seen where where someone had made a flower using the Vases Punch so thought that would be nice and happy wot go along with these colors!

Here’s the details…

  • Mango Melody – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Shaded Spruce – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, add to card front on an angle
  • Pineapple Punch dotted dsp – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out panel, stamp partial greeting using Shaded Spruce, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Shaded Spruce – 1/4 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Create flower but punching out 10 of the smallest vases from Mango Melody, add 3/4″ circle from Pineapple Punch, punch out leaves from Shaded Spruce and add behind flower, add to card front
  • Color a Glitter Enamel Dot with the Shaded Spruce dark Blends pen, add to flower to finish off.

Oh what fun!

Don’t forget we got an AWESOME collection for you…Bouquet Blooms!  You don’t want to miss this one!

Get all the details HERE!

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary and see what our AMAZING design team has done!

Set(s): Varied Vases
Paper: Whisper White, Mango Melody, Pineapple Punch, Shaded Spruce, Pineapple Punch dsp
Ink: Shaded Spruce, Blends: Shaded Spruce Dark
Other: Vases Builder Punch, Stitched Seasons Framelits, Glitter Enamel Dots, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!