Monthly Archives: March 2021

IM169 – Hydrangea Haven

It’s Monday again and you know what that means…it’s time for another AWESOME inspiration! This week its beautiful cupcakes…

Don’t you just LOVE hydrangeas?

Here’s the details…

  • Purple Posy – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Purple Posy – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Dainty Diamonds Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Hydrangea Hill DSP – Purple/white stripe – 2 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Early Espresso – 1/4 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out Stitched Nested Label, randomly stamp individual petal in Highland Heather and Seaside Spray, stamp greeting using Early Espresso, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – some individual petals in Highland Heather and Seaside Spray, cut out and add to card
  • Add some small Basic Rhinestones to centers of individual petals
  • Tie a bow in the Gorgeous Grape Sheer Ribbon and add to card front 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…

We think our Sweet Strawberry Collection is one of our “sweetest” ones yet!  BUT…it isn’t JUST for strawberries…you’ll love one of our “unusual” ideas for the punch!  We’ve used Sweet Strawberry Stamp Set and Strawberry Builder Punch, along with Snail Mail Designer Paper in this bright and fun-filled Collection with three card ideas (one a unique fun fold!) and a different type of box that holds a LOT!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Hydrangea Haven
Paper: Whisper White, Purple Posy, Early Espresso, Hydrangea Hill DSP
Ink: Early Espresso, Highland Heather, Seaside Spray
Other: Stitched Nested Labels, Dainty Diamonds Embossing Folder, Gorgeous Grape Sheer Ribbon, Basic Rhinestones, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Spring Flowers

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is Spring Flowers.  When I think of spring flowers…I think of our Peonies that grow on the side of our house.  I wanted to make a soft, pretty card for this.

Here’s the details…

  • Petal Pink – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Peony Garden DSP – petal pink/white flower print – 3 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Peony Garden DSP – Smoky Slate print – TWO pieces 1/4 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 3 3/4 x 3 3/4, stamp peony in Petal Pink, mask, the stamp leaves in Soft Seafoam, stamp greeting in Basic Grey, add panel to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Opal Rounds to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

Who doesn’t love to get some HAPPY mail?  The Pretty Perennials stamp set has plenty of happy wishes, greetings and flowers that are perfect for all occasions!  For our EXPANDED Pretty Perennials Fun Folds Collection, we’ve combined the bundle with some easy, yet FUN, card folds to make extra special cards!  We’ve used the Pretty Perennials Stamp Set and Perennials Dies to create SIX fun-fold card tutorials and paired them with the black & white True Love Designer Paper for an extra WOW!   See more details HERE!

Set(s): Prized Peony
Paper: Whisper White, Petal Pink, Peony Garden DSP
Ink: Basic Grey, Petal Pink, Soft Seafoam
Other: Opal Rounds, Dimensionals

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

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Pierced Blooms Dies

Happy Thursday! This week it’s color inspiration time…

I wanted to do something a little different with these colors and decided to have fun with my Pierced Blooms Dies…

Here’s the details…

  • Night of Navy – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Dandy Garden DSP – dandelion Bumblebee print – 3 1/4 x 4, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, stamp greeting using Night of Navy, add to card front
  • Gold Hoop – add to card front
  • Bumblebee, Night of Navy, Whisper White – cut out various flower pieces
  • Old Olive – cut out various leave pieces
  • Layer everything together and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Lady Bug Trinkets to finish off

All ready to send out!

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…

Who doesn’t love to get some HAPPY mail?  The Pretty Perennials stamp set has plenty of happy wishes, greetings and flowers that are perfect for all occasions!  For our EXPANDED Pretty Perennials Fun Folds Collection, we’ve combined the bundle with some easy, yet FUN, card folds to make extra special cards!  We’ve used the Pretty Perennials Stamp Set and Perennials Dies to create SIX fun-fold card tutorials and paired them with the black & white True Love Designer Paper for an extra WOW!   See more details HERE!

Set(s): Sweet Strawberry
Paper: Whisper White, Night of Navy, Bumblebee, Old Olive, Dandy Garden DSP
Ink: Night of Navy
Other: Pierced Blooms Dies, Gold Hoops, Lady Bug Trinkets, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

IM168 – Dandelion Wishes

It’s Monday again and you know what that means…it’s time for another AWESOME inspiration! This week its a cool pillow…

Doesn’t this just feel like spring?

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Bricks and Mortar folder, add to card front
  • Flirty Flamingo, Real Red, Petal Pink, Bermuda Bay – cut out various size flowers from the Dandy Wished dies, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting using Real Red, cut out using Layering Circle Die, layer onto matching Bermuda Bay Scallop Circle, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Opal Rounds 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…

Who doesn’t love to get some HAPPY mail?  The Pretty Perennials stamp set has plenty of happy wishes, greetings and flowers that are perfect for all occasions!  For our EXPANDED Pretty Perennials Fun Folds Collection, we’ve combined the bundle with some easy, yet FUN, card folds to make extra special cards!  We’ve used the Pretty Perennials Stamp Set and Perennials Dies to create SIX fun-fold card tutorials and paired them with the black & white True Love Designer Paper for an extra WOW!   See more details HERE!

Set(s): Dandelion Wishes
Paper: Whisper White, Real Red, Flirty Flamingo, Petal Pink, Bermuda Bay
Ink: Real Red
Other: Dandy Wishes Dies, Layering Circles Dies, Brick and Mortar Embossing Folder, Opal Round, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Easter Cards

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to make an Easter Card.

I decided that the Arrange a Wreath would be perfect for this.  Here’s the details…

  • Calypso Coral – 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 folded
  • Subtles DSP Paper Pack – Calypso Coral Woodgrain print – 2 1/2 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 3 3/4 x 5 – stamp wreath in Granny Apple Green and greeting in Highland Heather, add to card front
  • Granny Apply Green – cut out wreath and add to card front
  • Melon Mambo – cut out small leaf wreath, cut into pieces and add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp eggs in Melon Mambo, Daffodil Delight, Calypso Coral, Highland Heather, Balmy Blue, cut out and add to card front
  • Highland Heather – cut out bow pieces, layer and add to card front
  • Add some Basic Rhinestones to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

Who doesn’t love to get some HAPPY mail?  The Pretty Perennials stamp set has plenty of happy wishes, greetings and flowers that are perfect for all occasions!  For our EXPANDED Pretty Perennials Fun Folds Collection, we’ve combined the bundle with some easy, yet FUN, card folds to make extra special cards!  We’ve used the Pretty Perennials Stamp Set and Perennials Dies to create SIX fun-fold card tutorials and paired them with the black & white True Love Designer Paper for an extra WOW!   See more details HERE!

Set(s): Arrange a Wreath
Paper: Whisper White, Calypso Coral, Granny Apple Green, Melon Mambo, Highland Heather, Subtles DSP Paper Pack
Ink: Melon Mambo, Calypso Coral, Daffodil Delight, Highland Heather, Balmy Blue, Granny Apple Green
Other: Wreath Builder Dies, Basic Rhinestones

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

 

 

 

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Dragonfly Garden

Happy Thursday! This week it’s sketch inspiration time…

Yep…think it is time for ANOTHER Dragonfly Garden card…

Here’s the details…

  • Daffodil Delight- 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • True Love DSP – THREE different prints 1 1/2 x 3 3/4, add to card front on angles
  • Whisper White – 2 1/2 x 5 1/2, stamp flower image in Daffodil Delight and greeting in Memento Black, add piece of Basic Black – 1/2 x 5 1/2, behind panel on left, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp dragonfly twice, color using Daffodil Delight Blends, punch out, add Wink of Stella to the wings,a dd to card front
  • Basic Black – punch out small dragonfly, add to card front
  • Add some Black Matte Dots to finish off

LOVE them dragonflies!

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…

Who doesn’t love to get some HAPPY mail?  The Pretty Perennials stamp set has plenty of happy wishes, greetings and flowers that are perfect for all occasions!  For our EXPANDED Pretty Perennials Fun Folds Collection, we’ve combined the bundle with some easy, yet FUN, card folds to make extra special cards!  We’ve used the Pretty Perennials Stamp Set and Perennials Dies to create SIX fun-fold card tutorials and paired them with the black & white True Love Designer Paper for an extra WOW!   See more details HERE!

Set(s): Dragonfly Garden
Paper: Whisper White, Daffodil Delight, Basic Black, True Love DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Daffodil Delight, BLENDS:  Daffodil Delight
Other: Dragonflies Punch, Matte Black Dots, Wink of Stella

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

IM167 – Sweet Strawberry

It’s Monday again and you know what that means…it’s time for another AWESOME inspiration! This week its an adorable cookie…

YUMMY!

Here’s the details…

  • So Saffron – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Regals DSP Paper Pack – Real Red dotted – 2 1/2 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Soft Seafoam – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, add Stitched Whimsy Die, stamp image twice using Garden Green, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp strawberry, leaves, stem 2 times each and flower 3 times using Memento Black, color using Blends, punch out, layer and add to card front using dimentsionals
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting in Real Red, cut out around it, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Red Rhinestones 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…

How cute are these little chicks that are SO trendy in the farmhouse decorating right now?  We love that Stampin’ Up! added dies to the Hey Chick stamp set and then created a brand new bundle that coordinates!  Double the FUN!  You’ll love all the “punny” cards you can make for your family and friends!  We’ve used BOTH Hey Chick and Hey Birthday Chick Bundles in this expanded Collection.  You’ll get SIX unique tutorials that include four cards, and two treat boxes!  Find more details HERE!

Set(s): Sweet Strawberry
Paper: Whisper White, So Saffron, Soft Seafoam, Regals DSP Paper Pack
Ink: Memento Black, Garden Green, Real Red, BLENDS:  Real Red, Shaded Spruce, So Saffron
Other: Strawberry Builder Punch, Stitched Whimsy Dies, Red Rhinestones, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Punch Art

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to do punch/die art – using punches or dies for something other than what it was intended.  GRRR…this is is truly a challenge for me!

I LOVE the Many Hearts Dies and decided to use those dies to make a bunny…

Here’s the pieces I used…the Many Hearts dies, 1/4 hole punch, 1/2″ circle punch (retired), Daisy Punch:

Here’s the details…

  • Petal Pink – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Subtles DSP Paper Pack – Petal Pink dotted print – 4 x 5 1/4, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out scallop heart, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp swirly heart in Flirty Flamingo, cutout, add to card front
  • Crumb Cake, Petal Pink, Flirty Flamingo, Basic Black, cut out all the piece shown above, sponge with matching ink and put together into a bunny and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Pool Party – 5/8 x 3 – stamp greeting in using Memento Black, cut into banner on both ends, add to card front using dimensionals

And now for our latest collection…

How cute are these little chicks that are SO trendy in the farmhouse decorating right now?  We love that Stampin’ Up! added dies to the Hey Chick stamp set and then created a brand new bundle that coordinates!  Double the FUN!  You’ll love all the “punny” cards you can make for your family and friends!  We’ve used BOTH Hey Chick and Hey Birthday Chick Bundles in this expanded Collection.  You’ll get SIX unique tutorials that include four cards, and two treat boxes!  Find more details HERE!

Set(s): So Many Hearts
Paper: Whisper White, Petal Pink, Crumb Cake, Pool Party, Flirty Flamingo, Basic Black, Subtles DSP Paper Pack
Ink: Memento Black, Crumb Cake, Flirty Flamingo, Petal Pink
Other: Many Hearts dies, Daisy Punch, 1/2″ Circle Punch (retired), 1/4 hole punch

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

 

 

 

 

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Dragonfly Garden

Happy Thursday! This week it’s color inspiration time…

You know how I LOVE dragonflies…so perfect…

Here’s the details…

  • Seaside Spray – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White -3 1/2 x 5 1/2, cut out oval then used the opening to sponge Seaside Spray to create the oval, stamp the dots from Sweet Ice Cream in Seaside Spray, stamp greeting in Gorgeous Grape add piece of Brights Gorgeous Grape Texture print 1/2 x 5 1/2 behind panel then add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp dragonflies in Memento Black, color using Rose Rococo Blends, punch out, add Wink of Stella to the wings, add to card front
  • Gorgeous Grape sheer ribbon, tie into a bow, add to card front
  • Add two of the pink Pastel Pearls to the card front to finish off

I just LOVE dragonflies!

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…

How cute are these little chicks that are SO trendy in the farmhouse decorating right now?  We love that Stampin’ Up! added dies to the Hey Chick stamp set and then created a brand new bundle that coordinates!  Double the FUN!  You’ll love all the “punny” cards you can make for your family and friends!  We’ve used BOTH Hey Chick and Hey Birthday Chick Bundles in this expanded Collection.  You’ll get SIX unique tutorials that include four cards, and two treat boxes!  Find more details HERE!

Set(s): Dragonfly Garden, Sweet Ice Cream
Paper: Whisper White, Seaside Spray, Brights DSP Paper Pack
Ink: Memento Black, Seaside Spray, Gorgeous Grape BLENDS:  Rose Rococo
Other: Dragonflies Punch, Pastel Pearls, Gorgeous Grape Sheer Ribbon

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

IM166 – Sweet Ice Cream

It’s Monday again and you know what that means…it’s time for another AWESOME inspiration! This week its cool ice cream and popsicle cookies…

Aren’t those just so yummy looking?

Here’s the details…

  • Melon Mambo – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 3/4 x 5, layer onto Gorgeous Grape – 3 7/8 x 5 1/8, add to card front
  • Stamp the random dots in Melon Mambo and Gorgeous Grape
  • Brights DSP (Bermuda, Grape, Melon) – cut out a piece each 7/8 x 3 1/2, add to card front on angles
  • Whisper White – stamp three ice creams (Grape, Berumda, Melon), add sprinkles on the grape one using Early Espresso, punch out, cone – Cinnamon Cider and Early Espresso, punch out, layer and add to card front using dimesnioals
  • Whisper White – stamp popscicle in Melon for the top part and Bermuda/Grade for the bottom, add lines in Early Espresso, cut out, stamp popscicle stick in Cinnamon Cider and Early Espresso, cut out, add behind popscicle and ad to card front using dimensioals
  • Bermuda Bay – stamp greeting in Versamark, white emboss, cut out and add to card front
  • Add some Basic Rhinestone 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…

How cute are these little chicks that are SO trendy in the farmhouse decorating right now?  We love that Stampin’ Up! added dies to the Hey Chick stamp set and then created a brand new bundle that coordinates!  Double the FUN!  You’ll love all the “punny” cards you can make for your family and friends!  We’ve used BOTH Hey Chick and Hey Birthday Chick Bundles in this expanded Collection.  You’ll get SIX unique tutorials that include four cards, and two treat boxes!  Find more details HERE!

Set(s): Sweet Ice Cream
Paper: Whisper White, Melon Mambo, Gorgeous Grape, Bermuda Bay, Brights DSP Paper Pack
Ink: Early Espresso, Gorgeous Grape, Bermuda Bay, Melon Mambo, Cinnamon Cider
Other: Ice Cream Cone Builder Punch, White Embossing Powder, Basic Rhinestones, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!