Monthly Archives: May 2019

It Starts with Art

Happy Thursday! Time for another Create with Connie and Mary inspiration and this week it is a happy color combo…

I thought the new It Starts with Art set would be such fun with these colors…

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Button Button Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Pumpkin Pie striped dsp – 3 1/4 x 3 3/4, add to card front
  • Bermuda Bay dotted dsp – 5/8 x 4 1/2, add to card front
  • Berry Burst – 1/2 x 4, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out stitched square, stamp greeting using Memento Black, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp spools of thread and color tools in Memento Black, color using Berry Burst ink and Pumpkin Pie, Bermuda Bay and Smoky Slate Blends, cut out 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!

And now another NEW collection….oh…you’re going to LOVE this one!


Our SAILING HOME COLLECTION is now available! What a wonderful nautical set…great for masculine cards or for anyone loving lighthouses and sailboats! With this EXPANDED collection, you’ll get step-by-step tutorials for FOUR regular cards, ONE special fold card, plus ONE great home décor idea! That’s a total of SIX tutorials! See the details HERE!

Set(s): It Starts with Art
Paper: Whisper White, Berry Burst, Brights DSP Paper Stack
Ink: Memento Black, Berry Burst, BLENDS:  Smoky Slate, Pumpkin Pie, Bermuda Bay
Other: Arts & Crafts Dies, Button Button Embossing Folder, Stitched Shapes Dies, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

 

 

IM73 – Butterfly Gala

Happy Monday everyone! We have a cool inspiration piece – an awesome abstact canvas!!!

I loved the colors in this and wanted to do something a little different – I used a clear block, markers and a spritzer to create the background…

I just love the way this turned out!

Here’s the details…

  • Berry Burst – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, using a clear block and Berry Burst, Rich Razzleberry and Melon Mambo markers and a spritzer to create background; once dry mount on Basic Black – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, add ot card front using dimensionals
  • Whsiper White – stamp greeting using Berry Burst, cut out using layering circle die, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Basic Black – cut out the large more solid butterfly panel, trim off the tree smaller butterflies, add to card front, cut out some additional butterflies and add to card front to finish off

What a fun way to make the background – I’ll have to remember to do this again!

And now another NEW collection….oh…you’re going to LOVE this one!


Our SAILING HOME COLLECTION is now available! What a wonderful nautical set…great for masculine cards or for anyone loving lighthouses and sailboats! With this EXPANDED collection, you’ll get step-by-step tutorials for FOUR regular cards, ONE special fold card, plus ONE great home décor idea! That’s a total of SIX tutorials! See the details HERE!

 

Set(s): Butterfly Gala
Paper: Whisper White, Basic Black, Berry Burst
Ink: Berry Burst, Melon Mambo, Rich Razzleberry
Other: Butterfly Beautiful Dies, Laying Circles Dies, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Blue Morning/Blue Day

And it’s Saturday again! This month we are using song titles for our themes and this week it’s Blue Morning/Blue Day!

I’m having so much fun with the new Sailing Home set!

Here’s the details…

  • Balmy Blue – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Balmy Blue – 3 3/4 x 5 – run through the Subtle Embossing folder, add to card front
  • Come Sail Away DSP (Navy Compass print – 1 3/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Come Sail Away DSP (Navy/Light Blue, Sahara Strip) – 1 1/8 x 4 1/2, add to card front
  • Come Sail Away DSP (Nautical Instrument print) – cut out circle, add to card front
  • Soft Suede – cut out rope, add to card front
  • Night of Navy – cut out frame, add to card front
  • Sahara Sand – cut out steering wheel, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting using Soft Suede and Night of Navy, punch out using 1 3/8″ circle punch, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp larges ship using Night of Navy, color using Blends – Night of Navy light, Balmy Blue dark, cut out, add to card fornt
  • Tie piece of Sahara Sand/Navy Twine in anchor embellishment, add to card front to finish off

And now another NEW collection….oh…you’re going to LOVE this one!


Our SAILING HOME COLLECTION is now available! What a wonderful nautical set…great for masculine cards or for anyone loving lighthouses and sailboats! With this EXPANDED collection, you’ll get step-by-step tutorials for FOUR regular cards, ONE special fold card, plus ONE great home décor idea! That’s a total of SIX tutorials! See 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): Sailing Home
Paper: Whisper White, Balmy Blue, Night of Navy, Sahara Sand, Come Sail Away DSP
Ink: Night of Navy, Soft Suede, BLENDS: Night of Navy lt, Balmy Blue dk
Other: Smooth Sailing Dies, Sahara Sand/Navy Baker’s Twine, Layering Circle Dies, Sail Away Trinkets, 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’!

 

Sweetest Thing

Happy Thursday! Are you ready for a cool sketch? We got a good one for you…

I’m still working on using some of my things that are soon to be retiring.  This week, the sweet things suite…

Here’s the details…

  • Highland Heather – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • How Sweet It Is DSP – purple dotted – 4 x 5 1/4, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 2 1/4 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • How Sweet It Is DSP – Melon Mambo diagonal stripe – 1/4 x 3 3/4, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp the TWO jars and lollipop in Memento Black, color using Gorgeous Grape, Pool Party, Granny Apple Green and Melon Mambo markers, cut everything out, add the two candy jars to card front, the top one using dimensionals
  • Pool Party – 5/8 x 1 7/8, stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut into banner, add lollipop behind banner and 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!

And now another NEW collection….oh…you’re going to LOVE this one!


Our SAILING HOME COLLECTION is now available! What a wonderful nautical set…great for masculine cards or for anyone loving lighthouses and sailboats! With this EXPANDED collection, you’ll get step-by-step tutorials for FOUR regular cards, ONE special fold card, plus ONE great home décor idea! That’s a total of SIX tutorials! See the details HERE!

Set(s): Sweetest Thing
Paper: Whisper White, Highland Heather, Pool Party, How Sweet It Is DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Melon Mambo, Pool Party, Granny Apple Green, Gorgeous Grape
Other: Jar of Sweets Framelits, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

 

 

IM72 – Parcels and Petals

Happy Monday everyone! We have a cool inspiration photo for you…CUPCAKES!!!

I couldn’t wait to use one of my new sets with this  – Parcels and Petals

I just love the way this turned out!

Here’s the details…

  • Crumb Cake – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Crumb Cake – 4  x 5 1/2 yes…it is longer but when you run it through the Corrugated Embossing folder it ends up the right size!  Add to card front
  • Mango Melody – 1/2 x 5 1/2
  • Bermuda Bay dotted dsp  – 1 x 5 1/2, add Mango strip behind it, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out largest oval, use the one edge to make the decorative border on oval, stamp greeting using Early Espresso
  • Fold up two piece of the Rococo Rose Ribbon, add behind oval, add oval to card front using dimensionals
  • Crumb Cake – cut decorative border from Perfect Parcels, add to oval
  • Whisper White – stamp flower image in Mango Melody, Coastal Cabana and Rococo Rose, cut everything out, layer, add the Mango and Rose one to the sides then the Coastal in the middle using dimensionals
  • Add Frost Epoxy Dots to center of each flower to finish off.

Oh…I’m liking this set!

And now another NEW collection….oh…you’re going to LOVE this one!


Our SAILING HOME COLLECTION is now available! What a wonderful nautical set…great for masculine cards or for anyone loving lighthouses and sailboats! With this EXPANDED collection, you’ll get step-by-step tutorials for FOUR regular cards, ONE special fold card, plus ONE great home décor idea! That’s a total of SIX tutorials! See the details HERE!

 

Set(s): Parcels and Petals
Paper: Whisper White, Crumb Cake, Mango Melody, Brights DSP
Ink: Early Espresso, Mango Melody, Coastal Cabana, Rococo Rose
Other: Perfect Parcels Dies, layering Ovals Dies, Corrugated Embossing Folder, Epoxy Dots, Rococo Rose Ribbon, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

And it’s Saturday again! This month we are using song titles for our themes and this week we have “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” – cards featuring yellows!

I am so loving the new To a Wild Rose set!  That flower just stamps up so beautifully!

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Whisper White – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Tufted Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Daffodil Delight Gingham print – 1 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Daffodil Delight – 2 x 3 1/4, punch top with Delightful Tag Topper and corner round bottoms – add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp flower and leaf outline in Memento Black, flower solid in Daffodil Delight and leaf solid in Granny Apple Green, cut everything out and layer (I did split apart the leaves), add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut out with Stitched circle, layer onto matching Granny Apple Green Scallop Circle, add to card front
  • Add largest Granny Apple Green Glitter Enamel dot to top of tag to finish off

I just LOVE NEW STUFF!  And speaking of new…


BRAND NEW! We are SO excited about this Collection! The It Starts with Art Bundle will be in the new Annual Catalog, available for demos to pre-order NOW and customers on June 4th! As a demo you will DEFINITELY want this Collection of tutorials! We have FOUR projects that are PERFECT for your Open Houses, Catalog Kick Offs AND product classes! There is even a sweet little hostess gift idea! But…customers…you will find these ideas very useful to organize your supplies AND make up gifts for friends and family! It’s a WIN-WIN! See details HERE!

Set(s): To a Wild Rose
Paper: Whisper White, Daffodil Delight, Granny Apple Green, Gingham Prints DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Daffodil Delight, Granny Apple Green
Other: Layering Circles Dies, Stitched Shapes Dies, Delightful Tag Topper Punch, Corner Rounder, Glitter Enamel Dots, Tufted Embossing Folder

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’!

 

Healing Hugs

Happy Thursday! This week we are back to a color combo and since we are saying goodbye to the incolors and this week it is Fresh Fig!

I’m really enjoying the Healing Hugs set and it works perfectly with these colors…

Here’s the details…

  • Daffodil Delight – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Daffodil Delight – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Subtle Embossing folder, add to card front
  • Fresh Fig – 1 1/2 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Crumb Cake Dotted print – 2 x 4 1/2, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 2 x 3 3/4, stamp greeting using Fresh Fig, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp rose using Daffodil Delight and leaves in Crumb Cake, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Frosted Flower Embellishments to finish off

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

And now for our NEW collection…


BRAND NEW! We are SO excited about this Collection! The It Starts with Art Bundle will be in the new Annual Catalog, available for demos to pre-order NOW and customers on June 4th! As a demo you will DEFINITELY want this Collection of tutorials! We have FOUR projects that are PERFECT for your Open Houses, Catalog Kick Offs AND product classes! There is even a sweet little hostess gift idea! But…customers…you will find these ideas very useful to organize your supplies AND make up gifts for friends and family! It’s a WIN-WIN! See details HERE!

Set(s): Healing Hugs
Paper: Whisper White, Daffodil Delight, Fresh Fig, Neutrals DSP Paper Pack
Ink: Daffodil Delight, Crumb Cake, Fresh Fig
Other: Subtle Embossing Folder, Frosted Flower Embellishments, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!