Monthly Archives: January 2019

Birthday Cheer

BRRRR, it’s Wednesday as I’m writing this and it is BITTER COLD!  We hit a low of -6 around 10 am this morning with wind chill -27!  DANG!  My poor little pups only get 1 minute to run outside, do their business and high tail it back in!  But the really crazy part…Monday it is supposed to get up to 58!  DANG!!!  But it is Thursday when this goes live and time for another Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge – this week…a GREAT sketch…

I haven’t used my Birthday Cheer set yet so thought I’d break it out for this week…

Here’s the details…

  • Pool Party – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • How Sweet It Is DSP (striped print) – 3 1/3 x 3 3/4, add to card front
  • How Sweet It Is DSP (Melon Mambo diagonal striped print) – 2 1/2 x 3 1/4, add to card front
  • Silver Glimmer – 3/4 x 4 5/8, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 2 1/2 x 3 1/2, stamp greeting using Coastal Cabana and Melon Mambo, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp package using Memento Black, color using Coastal Cabana, Melon Mambo and Flirty Flamingo, cut out and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some large basic rhinestones to finish off

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

Next up from the 2019 Occasions Catalog is our Geared Up Garage Collection of tutorials! Isn’t this a great bundle, LOVE those Garage Gear Thinlits…so different from anything Stampin’ Up! has offered before! We have three cards (one a special fold) and a wonderful treat 3D project, all designed by Connie and Mary!  See all the details HERE!

And…did you know that besides our current collection, you can still get the pdfs of our other collections too! Details can be found here!

Set(s): Birthday Cheer
Paper: Whisper White, Pool Party, How Sweet It Is DSP, Silver Glimmer
Ink: Memento Black, Coastal Cabana, Melon Mambo, Flirty Flamingo
Other: Basic Rhinestones, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

 

 

IM56 – Wonderful Romance

 

Happy Monday everyone! Hope you are ready to be inspired!  How fun is this…

I love the yellow and white together!

Here’s the details…

  • Daffodil Delight – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Vellum – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Subtle embossing folder, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out the bottom butterfly thinlit
  • Daffodil Delight – cut out the top butterfly thinlit, layer the two together, then add to card front
  • Daffodil Delight Gingham dsp – 1/2 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting using Basic Grey, cut out using a layering oval, wrap some of the Daffodil Delight Organdy SAB ribbon add behind oval then add to card front using dimensionals

I’ve done this with the vellum before and I just LOVE the look of it!

Next up from the 2019 Occasions Catalog is our Geared Up Garage Collection of tutorials! Isn’t this a great bundle, LOVE those Garage Gear Thinlits…so different from anything Stampin’ Up! has offered before! We have three cards (one a special fold) and a wonderful treat 3D project, all designed by Connie and Mary!  See all the details HERE!

And…did you know that besides our current collection, you can still get the pdfs of our other collections too! Details can be found here!

 

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

Set(s): Wonderful Romance
Paper: Whisper White, Daffodil Delight, Gingham DSP,  Vellum
Ink: Basic Grey
Other: Beautiful Butterfly Thinlits, Layering Oval Framelits, Organdy Ribbon Combo Pack, Subtle Embossing Folder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

My Funny Valentine

Happy Saturday!  I always so look forward to our Saturday Blog Hop!  This week we have a fun theme – My Funny Valentine!  Nothing says funny Valentine to me like Hey Love set!

I just LOVE this little Otter guy and thought it would make a cute ‘funny Valentine’!

Here’s the details…

  • Melon Mambo – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • How Sweet It Is DSP (dotted print) – 3 3/8 x 4 5/8, layer onto Whisper White – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, add to card front
  • Granny Apple Green – 1/2 x 5 1/4, add to card front
  • Lovely Lipstick Foil Sheet – Cut out the scallop heart frame and solid heart, add to card dront
  • Whisper White – stamp otter and hedgehog using Memento Black and color using Bronze, Ivory, Highland Heather and Flirty Flamingo Blends, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Pool Party – 5/8 x 2 1/4, stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals

Is this just cute or what!

Looking for some other GREAT ideas with this set? Well…do we have a collection for you!

“Hey Love” is a FUN and whimsical stamp set just perfect for Valentines and not just for kids! We LOVE the SIX little treat boxes we’ve come up with for our Hey Love Valentine Treat Box Collection!!! Just TOO “Stinkin’ Sweet”! In this Hey Love Collection, you’ll get the tutorials for SIX great treat boxes all designed by Connie and Mary! Find the details HERE!

Set(s): Hey Love
Paper: Whisper White, Melon Mambo, Pool Party, Granny Apple Green, How Sweet It Is DSP, Lovely Lipstick Foil Sheet
Ink: Memento Black, BLENDS:  Bronze, Ivory, Flirty Flamingo, Highland Heather
Other: Stitched Hearts Framelits, Dimensionals

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

 

 

 

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

Beauty Abound

Happy Thursday!  The weather around here in Ohio has just been so crazy…today (Wednesday) as I finished this post, it was 50 out.  This past weekend – sub zero.  Crazy.  But we have a fun color challenge this week to brighten your day…

Although these are the colors from the All My Love dSP, I decided to not do a Valentine card with it…

Here’s the details…

  • Crumb Cake- 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  •  All My Love DSP (mini heart print) – 1 1/2 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, stamp large bubble stamp in Flirty Flamingo and small bubble stamp in Crumb Cake, stamp the one larger butterfly in Lovely Lipstick, layer onto Lovely Lipstick 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut out using Stitched Circle, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp two smaller butterflies using Lovely Lipstick, cut out and add to card front
  • Add Basic Rhinestones to finish off

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

Looking for some fun treat ideas? Well…do we have a collection for you!

“Hey Love” is a FUN and whimsical stamp set just perfect for Valentines and not just for kids! We LOVE the SIX little treat boxes we’ve come up with for our Hey Love Valentine Treat Box Collection!!! Just TOO “Stinkin’ Sweet”! In this Hey Love Collection, you’ll get the tutorials for SIX great treat boxes all designed by Connie and Mary! Find the details HERE!

Set(s): Beauty Abounds
Paper: Whisper White, Crumb Cake, Lovely Lipstick, All My Love DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Lovely Lipstick, Flirty Flamingo, Crumb Cake
Other: Stitched Shapes Framelits, Basic Rhinestones, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

 

 

IM55 – Lasting Lily

 

Happy Monday everyone! Hope you are ready to be inspired!  What a cool color combo…

I just HAD to use the Lasting Lily SAB set!

Here’s the details…

  • Berry Burst – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Soft Seafoam – 3 7/8 x 5 1/8, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 3 3/4 x 5 – cut out the doily, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp small and large lilies in Berry Burst, stems and leaves in Garden Green, cut out add to card front
  • Share What You Love dsp  Razzleberry Striped print – 1/4 x 3 1/2
  • Powder Pink – 3/4 x 2 3/4, stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut into banner, add on top of striped print, add to card front using dimensionals

LOVE the new doily builder thinlits!

Looking for some fun treat ideas? Well…do we have a collection for you!

“Hey Love” is a FUN and whimsical stamp set just perfect for Valentines and not just for kids! We LOVE the SIX little treat boxes we’ve come up with for our Hey Love Valentine Treat Box Collection!!! Just TOO “Stinkin’ Sweet”! In this Hey Love Collection, you’ll get the tutorials for SIX great treat boxes all designed by Connie and Mary! Find the details HERE!

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

Set(s): Lasting Lily
Paper: Whisper White, Berry Blast, Soft Seafoam, Powder Pink, Share What You Love DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Berry Burst, Garden Green
Other: Doily Builder Thinlits, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Love Me Tender

Happy Saturday everyone!  As I’m writing this we are getting ready to get blasted again with another winter storm.  We’ll see if it happens or not.  But if I’m stuck inside because of snow and freezing rain…it will be a GREAT time to STAMP!  This week our theme is “Love Me Tender” – Romantic Valentines.  I have to say…this is SO NOT ME!!!!  But I did come up with this…

It’s romantic…RIGHT?  The dsp is titled Floral Romance – I think that makes it work!  LOL!!!

Here’s some details…

  • Petal Pink – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 4 x 5 1/4,  add to card front
  • Floral Romance – Petal Pink vellum print – 4 x 5 1/4, add to card front
  • Fresh Fig – cut our large scallop heart frame, add to card frame
  • Whisper White -stamp large image from Wonderful Romance using Memento Black, color with Petal Pink Old Olive Blends and Fresh Fig marker, cut out, add to card front
  • Sahara Sand – stamp greeting using Fresh Fig, cut out using Stitched Oval
  • Fresh Fig – cut our 3 of the little stem/leaves, add behind oval
  • Add piece of Petal Pink Variegated Ribbon behind oval then add over to card front using dimensionals

I think this turned out pretty good!

Looking for some fun treat ideas?  Well…do we have a collection for you!

“Hey Love” is a FUN and whimsical stamp set just perfect for Valentines and not just for kids! We LOVE the SIX little treat boxes we’ve come up with for our Hey Love Valentine Treat Box Collection!!! Just TOO “Stinkin’ Sweet”! In this Hey Love Collection, you’ll get the tutorials for SIX great treat boxes all designed by Connie and Mary! Find the details HERE!

 

Set(s): Wonderful Romance, Meant to Be
Paper: Whisper White, Petal Pink, Fresh Fig, Sahara Sand, Floral Romance DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Fresh Fig, BLENDS:  Petal Pink, Old Olive
Other: Stitched Shapes Framelits, Wonderful Floral Framelits, Be Mine Stitched Framelits, Dimensionals

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

 

 

 

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Beauty Abounds

Happy Thursday and we have an awesome sketch inspiration for you…

I just LOVE the butterfly thinlits and this GORGEOUS paper…

Oh my word…this vellum is just YUMMY! Here’s the details…

  • Petal Pink – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 7/8 x 5 1/8, add to card front
  • Floral Romance Vellum DSP – 3 7/8 x 5 1/8, add to card front front
  • Floral Romance – grey wood print – 3 3/4 x 2, add to card frong
  • Fresh Fig – 1/4 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Floral Romance – mossy meadow print – 3 1/2 x 1 1/4, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out 2 3/4 circle, stamp greeting using Fresh Fig, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Floral Romance – petal pink print – 3 5/8 x 3/4, add to card front
  • Cut out bottom butterflies in Petal Pink and top ones in Fresh Fig, layer, add to card front to finish off.

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

Looking for some fun treat ideas?  Well…do we have a collection for you!

“Hey Love” is a FUN and whimsical stamp set just perfect for Valentines and not just for kids! We LOVE the SIX little treat boxes we’ve come up with for our Hey Love Valentine Treat Box Collection!!! Just TOO “Stinkin’ Sweet”! In this Hey Love Collection, you’ll get the tutorials for SIX great treat boxes all designed by Connie and Mary! Find the details HERE!

 

Set(s): Beauty Abounds
Paper: Whisper White, Petal Pink, Fresh Fig, Floral Romance DSP
Ink: Fresh Fig
Other: Butterfly Beauty Thinlets, Layering Circles Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

IM54 – All That You Are

 

Happy Monday everyone!  WOW…we actually got some snow around here over the weekend.  It’s been quite some time since we had snow to amount to anything and between Saturday and Sunday we got 7″!  Rand got us all dug out and the plow and salt truck has been through out street several times so we are good to go.  Here’s the inspiration for this week

What a fun cake inspiration and I decided to go with the colors!

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • So Saffron – 2 1/2 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 3 3/4 x 5, run through Subtle Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Pumpkin Pie Dotted print – 3/4 x 3 1/2, add to card front
  • Basic Black – 1/4 x 4 1/8, add to card front
  • Flirty Flamingo Striped pint – 1/2 x 3 1/4, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp image using Memento Black color using Pumpkin Pie, Petal Pink, Flirty Flamingo, Daffodil Delight and Shaded Spruce Blends, cut out and add to card front
  • So Saffron – stamp greeting using Memento Black, punch out using 1 1/4″ Circle PUnch, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Basic Rhinestones to finish off

What a cool image!  Love being able to color it with the Blends!

Looking for some fun treat ideas?  Well…do we have a collection for you!

“Hey Love” is a FUN and whimsical stamp set just perfect for Valentines and not just for kids! We LOVE the SIX little treat boxes we’ve come up with for our Hey Love Valentine Treat Box Collection!!! Just TOO “Stinkin’ Sweet”! In this Hey Love Collection, you’ll get the tutorials for SIX great treat boxes all designed by Connie and Mary! Find the details HERE!

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

Set(s): All That You Are
Paper: Whisper White, Basic Black, So Saffron, Regals Paper Pack, Brights Paper Back
Ink: Memento Black, BLENDS:  Pumpkin Pie, Petal Pink, Flirty Flamingo, Daffodil Delight and Shaded Spruce
Other: Subtle Embossing Folder, 1 1/4″ Circle Punch, Basic Rhinestones, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

The Rose

Are you ready for some great Valentine inspiration…we hope so! It’s time for another Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Blog Hop. This week we are featuring Valentine Flowers!  I’m not sure I interrupted right but I LOVE mt card!

Here’s the details…

  • Flirty Flaming – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folder
  • All My Love DSP – 3/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 3 1/2 x 5, cut bottom edge with scallop stitched edgelit, add to card front
  • Lovely Lipstick – cut out 2 of florishy edge, add to card front
  • Stamp greeting using Memento Black
  • Lovely Lipstick – cut out 5 small scallop hearts, score down center of each, slightly fold and add to card front to form flower
  • Whisper White – cut out small scallop heart, add to center of flower using dimensional
  • Lovely Lipstick and Flirty Flamingo – cut out small heart from heart border, add to center of flower to finish off

I just LOVE the way this one turned out!

The Occasions mini is now available for everyone – WOO HOO!  Valentines Day will be here before you know it so get ready with our newest collection…

See details HERE!

Set(s): Meant to Be
Paper: Whisper White, Flirty Flamingo, Lovely Lipstick, All My Love DSP
Ink: Memento Black
Other: Be Mine Stitched Framelits, dimensionals

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

 

 

 

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Bloom by Bloom

So are you lovin’ the new Occasions Mini?  I know I am and I am especially lovin’ the Bloom by Bloom set.  It is SOOO me!  Happy Thursday and we have an cool color inspiration for you…

Yep…it’s going to be Bloom by Bloom AGAIN…

Isn’t that an AWESOME background?  That’s what happens when you run Vellum through the Subtle Emobssing Folder!  Here’s the details…

  • Mint Macaron – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Vellum – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Subtle Embossing Folder and add to card front front
  • Happiness Blooms DSP – 1 1/4 x 4, add to card front
  • Night of Navy – 1/8 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp large flower with Calypso Coral and small flower with stamped off Calypso Coral, stem and leaves with Call Me Clover, cut everything out and add to card front using dimesionals
  • Happiness Blooms DSP – 1/2 x 2 3/4, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting using Night of Navy, punch out with 1 1/4″ circle punch, layer onto 1 3/8″ Night of Navy Scallop Circle, add to card front using dimensionals

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

The Occasions mini is now available for demos to preorder and we have jumped right in with one of our FAVORITE NEW SET. Valentines Day will be here before you know it so get ready with our newest collection…

See details HERE!

Set(s): Bloom by Bloom, Label Me Pretty
Paper: Whisper White, Night of Navy, Mint Macaron, Happiness Blooms DSP, Vellum
Ink: Night of Navy, Calypso Coral, Call Me Clover
Other: Subtle Embossing Folder, 1 1/4″ Circle Punch, 1 3/8″ Scallop Circle Punch, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!