Monthly Archives: April 2020

Good Morning Magnolia

Happy Thursday everyone!  Wow…where did this month go?  I can’t believe it is actually the last day of April.  May…where we come!  Sunday was going to be commencement for my college.  This is the first time ever, there will be no seeing all of our amazing students who have worked so hard and overcome so much to get their education graduate.  I wish them all success in their new careers.  Many from my division for be heading for the frontlines of this healthcare crisis.  I wish them all good health.

This week we have a cool sketch inspiration…

I wanted to pull out a set that hasn’t seen much love recently and went with my Good Morning Magnolia set…

Here’s the details…

  • Petal Pink – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Magnolia Lane DSP – 1 1/4 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 3 1/4 x 4 3/4, run through the Parisian Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Mossy Meadow – 1/2 x 2 5/8, add to card front
  • Petal Pink – 1/2 x 2 1/4, stamp greeting using Memento Black, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp magnolia using Memento Black, color using Petal Pink, So Saffron, Bronze, and Mossy Meadow Blends, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add a Petal Pink Best Dressed Tassel to finish it off

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

Check out our latest collection…

For this EXPANDED Collection of tutorials, we paired several different embossing folders…some bold and some subtle…with the Stitched Nested Label Dies and Best Dressed Designer Paper for a suggestion on how to finish off your cards. But…the focus is really on the techniques! ALL tutorials are BRAND NEW and have step-by-step photo directions. See the details HERE!

Set(s): Good Morning Magnolia
Paper: Whisper White, Petal Pink, Mossy Meadow, Magnolia Lane DSP
Ink: Memento Black, BLENDS: Petal Pink, Mossy Meadow, So Saffron, Bronze
Other: Best Dressed Tassel, Parisian Embossing Folder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

IM121 – Positive Thoughts

Happy Monday everyone! This week we have a pretty feather wall decoration…

I love anything with a feature in it, so my Positive Thoughts set was perfect for my inspiration…

Here’s the details…

  • Pool Party – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Neutrals DSP Paper stack – Crumb Cake stitched print – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, randomly stamp feather in Pool Party, Grapefruit Grove and Petal Pink, layer onto Whisper White – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, add to card front
  • Whisper White – Cut out tag from the Bonanza Dies, stamp greeting using Pretty Peacock, add tag to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp feather in Pool Party, Petal Pink, Grapefruit Grove, cut out, layer add to card front using dimensionals
  • Tie bow in Nature’s Twine, add to feathers
  • Add large Terracotta Incolor Faceted Dot to top of tag, Add some medium and small Terracotta Incolor Faceted Dots to card front and a couple of the Gold Faceted Gems to finish off.

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary to check out Connie’s ADORABLE card!

And now for our latest collection…

For this EXPANDED Collection of tutorials, we paired several different embossing folders…some bold and some subtle…with the Stitched Nested Label Dies and Best Dressed Designer Paper for a suggestion on how to finish off your cards.  But…the focus is really on the techniques!  ALL tutorials are BRAND NEW and have step-by-step photo directions.  See the details HERE!

Set(s): Positive Thoughts
Paper: Whisper White, Pool Party, Neutral’s DSP Paper Pack
Ink: Pool Party, Petal Pink, Grapefruit Grove, Pretty Peacock
Other: Bonanza Dies, Nature’s Twine, Incolor Faceted Dots, Gold Faceted Gems, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Brings May Flowers

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to use our flower stamps.  I haven’t used the Soft Spring hostess set in a while and I thought it would be a great set for the challenge today.

Here’s the details…

  • Daffodil Delight – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Daffodil Delight – 3 3/4 x 5
  • Brights DSP (Pacific Point Gingham print) – 2 1/2 x 5, add to panel, wrap piece of Granny Apple Green Texture Ribbon around panel, add panel to card front using Dimensionals
  • Whisper White – Cut out ornate frame, mask off area and sponge strip using Daffodil Delight
  • Stamp stamp leaves in Granny Apple Green and the flowers in Pacific Point, add frame using dimensionals
  • Pacific Point – 1/4 x 2 7/8, cut into a banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – 1/2 x 2 1/4, stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut into a banner, add to card front
  • Ad some Green Enamel Dots to finish off

And now our latest collection…

For this EXPANDED Collection of tutorials, we paired several different embossing folders…some bold and some subtle…with the Stitched Nested Label Dies and Best Dressed Designer Paper for a suggestion on how to finish off your cards.  But…the focus is really on the techniques!  ALL tutorials are BRAND NEW and have step-by-step photo directions.  See the details HERE!

Set(s): Soft Spring, Butterfly Gala
Paper: Whisper White, Daffodil Delight, Pacific Point, Brights DSP Paper Pack
Ink: Memento Black, Daffodil Delight, Granny Apple Green, Pacific Point
Other: Ornate Frames, Glitter Enamel Dots, Granny Apple Green Texture Ribbon, 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’!

 

 

Ornate Style

Happy Thursday everyone! This week we have a beautiful color inspiration…

I just couldn’t wait to use the Ornate Style set with these colors…

Here’s the details…

  • Daffodil Delight – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Brights DSP (Coastal Cabana Gingham) – 3 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Brights DSP (Bermuda Bay print) – 1 1/4 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Soft Seafoam – 1/4 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Whisper White – Cut out stitched scallop rectangle (Stitched So Sweetly), add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp flower using Memento Black, color using Daffodil Delight, Bermuda Bay, Soft Seafoam Blends, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Daffodil delight – stamp hello using Memento Black, punch out using the 1″ circle punch, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add so Glitter Enamel Dots to finish off

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

Check out our latest collection…

For this EXPANDED Collection of tutorials, we paired several different embossing folders…some bold and some subtle…with the Stitched Nested Label Dies and Best Dressed Designer Paper for a suggestion on how to finish off your cards.  But…the focus is really on the techniques!  ALL tutorials are BRAND NEW and have step-by-step photo directions.  See the details HERE!

Set(s): Ornate Style, Flourishing Phrases
Paper: Whisper White, Daffodil Delight, Soft Seafoam, Brights DSP Paper Pack
Ink: Memento Black, BLENDS: Daffodil Delight, Bermuda Bay, Soft Seafoam
Other: 1″ Circle Punch,  Stitched So Sweetly Dies, Glitter Enamel Dots, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

IM120 – Ornate Style

Happy Monday everyone! This week we have some pretty flower cookies…

I thought the flowers reminded me of the main image in the new Ornate Style set so used that along with the colors for my inspiration…

Here’s the details…

  • Petal Pink – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Petal Pink  4 x 5 1/4, run through the Coastal Weave embossing folder
  • Crumb Cake – cut out an Ornate Frame, add to card front
  • Wrap a piece of Mint Macaron Textile ribbon around panel, add panel to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp main image 2 times, color using Blends, on second one cut out the 4 larger flowers, curl the ends and add to the main image, add the image to card front using dimensionals
  • Flirty Flamingo – 1/2 x 3, stamp greeting (Varied Vases) using Memento Black, cut into banner on both ends, add to card front

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary to check out Connie’s ADORABLE card!

And now for our newest collection…

For this EXPANDED Collection of tutorials, we paired several different embossing folders…some bold and some subtle…with the Stitched Nested Label Dies and Best Dressed Designer Paper for a suggestion on how to finish off your cards.  But…the focus is really on the techniques!  ALL tutorials are BRAND NEW and have step-by-step photo directions.  See the details HERE!

 

Set(s): Ornate Style, Varied Vases
Paper: Whisper White, Crumb Cake, Peal Pink, Flirty Flamingo
Ink: Memento Black, BLENDS:  Petal Pink, Flirty Flamingo, So Saffron, Balmy Blue, Mint Macaron
Other: Ornate Frames Dies, Coastal Weave Embossing Folder, Mint Macaron Textile Ribbon, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

April Showers

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is April Showers!  Well that was an easy one!

Here’s the details…

  • Pool Party – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Pool Party – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Bead and Baubles Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Daffodil Delight – Punch out 2″ circle, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out Stitched So Sweetly Die, stamp greeting using Memento Black, add to card front
  • Birthday Bonanza DSP – stamp umbrella on Blue print and boots on yellow print, punch out umbrella and cut out boots
  • Whisper White – stamp umbrella handle in Memento Black, punch out, stamp flowers in Memento Black, color using Bermuda Bay, Pool Party, Daffodil and Granny Apple Green Delight Markers, cut out
  • Bermuda Bay – punch out just the handle of the umbrella
  • Layer everything together and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Tie a bow in the Daffodil Delight Ruched Ribbon, add to card front to finish off

What a great set and PERFECT for this challenge!

And now our latest collection…

Our Wildly Happy Collection with cute and cuddly animals pairs with the So Sentimental Bundle and Birthday Bonanza Designer Paper for a fun set of ALL OCCASION ideas! This expanded Collection of tutorials has four cards and two small 3D gift packaging ideas! All tutorials are BRAND NEW and have step-by-step photo directions.  See the details here!

Set(s): Under My Umbrella
Paper: Whisper White, Pool Party, Daffodil Delight, Bermuda Bay, Birthday Bonanza DSP
Ink: Memento Black, MARKERS:  Daffodil Delight, Bermuda Bay, Pool Party, Granny Apple Green
Other: 2″ Circle Punch, Umbrella Builder Punch, Stitched So Sweetly Dies, Daffodil Delight Ruched Ribbon, Beads and Baubles Embossing Folder, 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’!

 

 

Band Together

Happy Thursday everyone! This week we have a neat sketch inspiration…

I decided to change the one image and this is what I came up with…

Here’s the details…

  • Mint Macaron – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Vellum – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Parisian embossing folder, add to card front
  • Parisian DSP – 2 1/2 x 4, cut into a banner, ad to card front
  • Whisper White – 2 7/8 x 3 3/4, stamp image using Memento Black, color using Blends, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp large flower using Memento Black, color using Blends, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Petal Pink – 1/2 x 2 3/4, stamp greeting (Varied Vases) using Memento Black, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Champagne 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!

Check out our latest collection…

Our Wildly Happy Collection with cute and cuddly animals pairs with the So Sentimental Bundle and Birthday Bonanza Designer Paper for a fun set of ALL OCCASION ideas! This expanded Collection of tutorials has four cards and two small 3D gift packaging ideas! All tutorials are BRAND NEW and have step-by-step photo directions.  See the details here!

Set(s): Band Together, Varied Vases
Paper: Whisper White, Mint Macaron, Petal Pink, Parisian DSP, Vellum
Ink: Memento Black, BLENDS:  Calypso Carol (Light), Petal Pink (Both), Mint Macaron
Other: Champagne Rhinestones, Parisian Embossing Folder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!