Monthly Archives: May 2021

IM178 – Artistically Inked

21SUInspirationMonday

Happy Memorial Day everyone!  It’s Monday again and you know what that means…it’s time for another AWESOME inspiration! This week its some pretty cupcakes

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So soft and pretty!

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Here’s the details…

  • Blushing Bride – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Blushing Bride – 3 3/4 x 4, run through the Pretty Flowers Embossing Folder, add to pieces of Blushing Bride Metallic Ribbon around panel then layer onto Basic White – 3 7/8 x 5 1/8, add to card front
  • Basic White – cut out large detailed flower die, add to card front
  • Basic White – 3/4 x 2 – stamp greeting using Blushing Bride, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Clear Epoxy Essentials 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…

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Our next online class collection from the NEW Annual Catalog is the beautiful ARTISTICALLY INKED COLLECTION!   Oh my word…have you seen this suite?  The artistic images in this set give a unique watercolor look to backgrounds, flowers and leaves! And the metallic gold in the DSP is a perfect touch of bling!  We’ve used ARTISTICALLY INKED STAMP SET, ARTISTIC DIES with the coordinating EXPRESSIONS IN INK DESIGNER PAPER in this Collection!  You’ll get three card tutorials (one a fun fold) and a keepsake 3D project tutorial you will love!  See more details here!

Set(s): Artistically Inked
Paper: Basic White, Blushing Bride
Ink: Blushing Bride
Other: Artistic Dies, Pretty Flower Embossing Folder, Blushing Bride Metallic Ribbon, Clear Epoxy Essentials, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Favorite New Annual Catalog Set

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to use our favorite new annual catalog set or bundle.  Do you ever come across a set in the catalog that you absolutely MUST have and it really is just a silly little set and when you tell your friends that this is your MUST HAVE set, no body has even noticed it?  Well…that is what it is with my VERY FAVORITE new annual catalog set…I totally DORKED out over this one…

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WHAT could be cuter than this!  Here’s the details…

  • Daffodil Delight – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Basic White – 3 1/8 x 4 3/4, stamp greeting in Polished Pink and Bermuda by, stamp squiggles in Daffodil Delight, 3 dots in Bermuda Bay and large dot in Polished Pink
  • Polished Pink – TWO strips 3/4 x 4 1/4, add one behind the top and one behind the bottom, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp solid center in Daffodil Delight, rays in Crushed Curry and 3 lined image in Bermuda Bay, stamp face in Memento Black and cheeks in Polished Pink, cut out using Layering Circle die and add to card front using dimensionals

Now tell…how could you NOT love this little set!

And now for our latest collection…

Collage

Our next online class collection from the NEW Annual Catalog is the beautiful ARTISTICALLY INKED COLLECTION!   Oh my word…have you seen this suite?  The artistic images in this set give a unique watercolor look to backgrounds, flowers and leaves! And the metallic gold in the DSP is a perfect touch of bling!  We’ve used ARTISTICALLY INKED STAMP SET, ARTISTIC DIES with the coordinating EXPRESSIONS IN INK DESIGNER PAPER in this Collection!  You’ll get three card tutorials (one a fun fold) and a keepsake 3D project tutorial you will love!  See more details here!

Set(s): Sharing Sunshine, Sunny Sentiments
Paper: Basic White. Daffodil Delight, Flirty Flamingo
Ink: Memento Black, Daffodil Delight, Crushed Curry, Polished Pink, Bermuda Bay
Other: Layering Circles, 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’!

Sweet as a Peach

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

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Once again the peach set was calling my name…

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Here’s the details…

  • Pale Papaya – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • You’re a Peach DSP – 2 1/2 x 5, add to card front
  • Basic White3 x 3 1/4, stamp greeting in Early Espresso, add panel to card front using dimensionals
  • Calypso Coral – 3/8 x 3 3/4, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp peaches in Pale Papaya/Calypso Coral and leaves in Pear Pizzazz, cut everything out, clas and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add a bee trinket 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…

Collage

Our next online class collection from the NEW Annual Catalog is the beautiful ARTISTICALLY INKED COLLECTION!   Oh my word…have you seen this suite?  The artistic images in this set give a unique watercolor look to backgrounds, flowers and leaves! And the metallic gold in the DSP is a perfect touch of bling!  We’ve used ARTISTICALLY INKED STAMP SET, ARTISTIC DIES with the coordinating EXPRESSIONS IN INK DESIGNER PAPER in this Collection!  You’ll get three card tutorials (one a fun fold) and a keepsake 3D project tutorial you will love!  See more details here!

Set(s): Sweet as a Peach
Paper: Basic White, Pale Papaya, Calypso Coral, You’re a Peach DSP
Ink: Early Espresso, Pale Papaya, Calypso Coral, Pear Pizzazz
Other: Peach Dies, Bee Trinket, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

IM177 – Sweet as a Peach

21SUInspirationMonday

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

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PERFECT for our new peach set…

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Here’s the details…

  • Petal Pink – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • You’re a Peach DSP – Blue Background Peach – 2 1/2 x 5, add to card front, Coral dotted – 1 x 3, add to card front, Green – 3/4 x 2 3/4, add to card front
  • Basic White – cut out circle and add to card front
  • Polished Pink- 1/2 x 2 1/2, stamp greeting in Early Espresso, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Basic White – stamp large peach twice in Pale Papaya and Calypso Coral, leaves twice in Pear Pizzazz and flowers in Polished Pink with Early Espresso Centers, cut everything out, layer and add to card front using dimensionals

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…

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Up next from the NEW Annual Catalog is the  SWEET AS A PEACH STAMP SET, PEACH DIES with the coordinating YOU’RE A PEACH DESIGNER PAPER for an OH SO SWEET collection!  You’ll get three card tutorials (one a fun fold) and a trio of stationery projects great for gift giving (or make for yourself)!  That’s a total of SIX step-by-step tutorials!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Sweet as a Peach
Paper: Basic White, Petal Pink, Polished Pink , You’re a Peach DSP
Ink: Early Espresso, Pale Papaya, Calypso Coral, Polished Pink, Pear Pizzazz
Other: Peach Dies, Layering Circle Dies, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Favorite Designer Series Paper

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to use our favorite new DSP – WOW…this was a tough one!  There are so many GORGEOUS ones…in the end I decided on this…

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I absolutely LOVE this particular print and that touch of gold is PERFECT!!!  Here’s the details…

  • Pale Papaya – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Expressions in Ink DSP – green print – 1 1/4 x 4 3/4, Papaya flower print – 2 x 4 3/4, add to card front
  • Basic White – cut out tag from Tailored Made Tags, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Basic White – stamp flower in Pale Papaya, center in Versamark and Gold emboss, leaves in Pear Pizzazz, cut everything out, layer along with two pieces from the Ephemera Pack, add to card front
  • Pear Pizzazz – 5/8 x 1 3/4, stamp greeting in Early Espresso, cut into slants on both ends, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Tie a bow in the gold Simply Elegant Trim, add to end of tag to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

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Up next from the NEW Annual Catalog is the  SWEET AS A PEACH STAMP SET, PEACH DIES with the coordinating YOU’RE A PEACH DESIGNER PAPER for an OH SO SWEET collection!  You’ll get three card tutorials (one a fun fold) and a trio of stationery projects great for gift giving (or make for yourself)!  That’s a total of SIX step-by-step tutorials!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Artistically Inked
Paper: Basic White, Pale Papaya, Pear Pizzazz, Expressions in Ink DSP
Ink: Pale Papaya, Pear Pizzazz, Versamark
Other: Tailor Made Tags Dies, Artistic Dies, Ephemera Pack, Simply Elegant Trim, 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’!

Inspired Thoughts

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

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Oh…such HAPPY colors!

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Here’s the details…

  • Flirty Flamingo – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 3/4 x 5
  • Night of Navy – 1 x 3 3/4, cut out the scallop edge from Penned Flowers Dies, add to card white panel, wrapped piece of Bumblebee Gingham Ribbon around it then add panel to card front
  • Basic White, Flirty Flamingo, Bumblebee – cut out stitched scallop rectangle from Scalloped Contours Dies, layer and add to card front
  • Penned Flowers dies – cut out the large detailed die in White, Flamingo and Bumblebee, use the white detail and add the Flamingo to the large flower and the Bumblebee to the two small flowers.
  • Night of Navy – cut out 2 large and 1 double leave/stems, add behind flowers and add to card front
  • Bumblebee – 3/8 x 1 1/4, stamp greeting in Night of Navy, cut into slants on both ends, add to card front using dimensionals

Such a happy card!

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…

Collage

Up next from the NEW Annual Catalog is the  SWEET AS A PEACH STAMP SET, PEACH DIES with the coordinating YOU’RE A PEACH DESIGNER PAPER for an OH SO SWEET collection!  You’ll get three card tutorials (one a fun fold) and a trio of stationery projects great for gift giving (or make for yourself)!  That’s a total of SIX step-by-step tutorials!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Inspired Thoughts
Paper: Basic White, Night of Navy, Flirty Flamingo, Bumblebee
Ink: Night of Navy
Other: Penned Flowers Dies, Scalloped Contours Dies, Bumblebee Gingham Ribbon, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

IM176 – Wildflower Dies

21SUInspirationMonday

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

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I love simple designs like this and thought my wildflowers dies would be PERFECT!

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 3/4 x 5, run through Tasteful Textile embossing folder, add to card front
  • Subtle DSP Paper Pack – cut out large label from Tasteful labels, sponge, Bumblebee ink on the bottom, add to card front
  • Basic Black – cut out two of the stems in the Wildflower Dies, add to card front
  • Bumblebee – stamp greeting (Sweet Strawberry) in Memento Black, cut out with the small circle in the Tasteful Labels dies, add piece of Basic Black cut out banner from dies, add behind circle, add to card front to using dimensionals
  • Add some Bumblebee incolor enamels dots 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…

Collage

Up next from the NEW Annual Catalog is the  SWEET AS A PEACH STAMP SET, PEACH DIES with the coordinating YOU’RE A PEACH DESIGNER PAPER for an OH SO SWEET collection!  You’ll get three card tutorials (one a fun fold) and a trio of stationery projects great for gift giving (or make for yourself)!  That’s a total of SIX step-by-step tutorials!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Sweet Strawberry
Paper: Basic White, Basic Black, Bumblebee, Soft Subtles DSP Paper Pack
Ink: Memento Black
Other: Tasteful Labels Dies, Tasteful Texture Embossign Folder, Incolor Enamel Dots, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Use ALL the Incolors

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to use all of the new incolors in one card!  The perfect set (and paper) for this was the pansies…

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Here’s the details…

  • Pale Papaya – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Basic White – 3 3/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Pansy Petal DSP (coral/yellow dotted print) – 3 3/4 x 3 3/4, cut square on the diagonal and add triangle to card front
  • Basic White – stamp large more solid pansy in STAMPED OFF Fresh Freesia, Positively Pink and Pale Papaya then stamp the detailed large pansy in full strength Fresh Freesia, Positively Pink and Pale Papaya,, add the inside part with Smoky Slate and the dot in the middle with Basic Grey; stamp both solid leaves three times in Soft Succulents and leaf detail in Evening Evergreen, cut everything out, later and add to card front
  • Pansy Petal DSP – (green stripe) – 1 1/4 x 1 1/2, cut into banner, add to card front
  • Pansy Petal DSP – (flower print) – 1 x 1 1/4, cut into banner, add to card front
  • Fresh Freesia – 3/8 x 1 3/4, stamp just first part of greeting in Memento Black, cut each side on a slant, add to card front using imensionals
  • Tie small bow in Positively Pink ribbon, add to card front to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

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Our next online class collection from the NEW Annual Catalog is the gorgeous HAND-PENNED PETALS COLLECTION!  Oh my!  What a BEAUTIFUL floral set that you can color with the included solid stamp images or coloring tools!  We did a little of both!  We’ve used HAND-PENNED PETALS STAMP SET, PENNED FLOWERS DIES with the coordinating HAND-PENNED DESIGNER PAPER for a bursting bouquet of flower cards!  You’ll get EIGHT card tutorials with this Collection!  See more details here!

Set(s): Pansy Patch
Paper: Basic White, Pale Papaya, Fresh Freesia, Pansy Petal DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Fresh Freesia, Positively Pink and Pale Papaya, Soft Succulent, Evening Evergreen, Smoky Slate, Basic Grey
Other: Pansy Dies, Positively Pink Ribbon, 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’!

Beauty of Friendship

OOPS…sorry everyone…got my days mixed up and this posted early!  Happy Thursday! This week it’s sketch inspiration time…

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This was just so perfect for the new Beautiful Trees set…

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Here’s the details…

  • Pear Pizzazz – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Basic White – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Painted Textures Embossing Folder, layer onto Night of Navy 3 7/8 x 5 1/8, add to card front
  • Night of Navy – 2 1/2 x 3 1/2, add to card front
  • Beauty of the Early DSP – Olive print, blue print and blue/olive leaf print – 1/2 x 4 1/2,  stamp greeting on on blue print in Night of Navy, add all 3 to card front
  • Basic White – stamp tree trunk in Cinnamon Cider, stamp more solid leaves in Pear Pizzazz and more detailed on in Old Olive, cut everything out, layer and add to card front using dimenisonals
  • Double up the blue/white/silver twine from Flowers for Every Season Ribbon, tie into bow, add to card front
  • Add 3 diamond shaped Silver Epoxy Essentials 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…

Collage

Our next online class collection from the NEW Annual Catalog is the gorgeous HAND-PENNED PETALS COLLECTION!  Oh my!  What a BEAUTIFUL floral set that you can color with the included solid stamp images or coloring tools!  We did a little of both!  We’ve used HAND-PENNED PETALS STAMP SET, PENNED FLOWERS DIES with the coordinating HAND-PENNED DESIGNER PAPER for a bursting bouquet of flower cards!  You’ll get EIGHT card tutorials with this Collection!  See more details here!

Set(s): Beautiful Friendship
Paper: Basic White, Pear Pizzazz, Night of Navy, Beauty of the Earth DSP
Ink: Night of Navy, Cinnamon Cider, Pear Pizzazz, Old Olive
Other: Beautiful Trees Dies, Painted Texture Embossing Folder, Silver Epoxy Essentials, Flowers for Every Season Ribbon, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

IM175 – Hand-Penned Petals

It’s Monday again and you know what that means…it’s time for another AWESOME inspiration! This week its a wonderful 30s quilt…

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I just love the soft pastel colors!

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Here’s the details…

  • Mint Macaron – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 7/8 x 5 1/8, run through the Country Flowers Embossing folder, add a piece of the Highland Heather Grosgrain ribbon around panel, then add to card front
  • Hand-Penned DSP – pick 4 prints and cut 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 square from each; layer together and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Night of Navy – cut out the multi-flower dies and add to card front
  • Mint Macaron – 5/8 x 2, stamp greeting using Night of Navy, cut slants on both sides, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Genial 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…

Collage

Our next online class collection from the NEW Annual Catalog is the gorgeous HAND-PENNED PETALS COLLECTION!  Oh my!  What a BEAUTIFUL floral set that you can color with the included solid stamp images or coloring tools!  We did a little of both!  We’ve used HAND-PENNED PETALS STAMP SET, PENNED FLOWERS DIES with the coordinating HAND-PENNED DESIGNER PAPER for a bursting bouquet of flower cards!  You’ll get EIGHT card tutorials with this Collection!  See more details here!

Set(s): Hand-Penned Petals
Paper: Basic White, Mint Macaron, Night of Navy, Hand-Penned DSP
Ink: Night of Navy
Other: Penned Flowers Dies, Country Flower Embossing Folder, Highland heather Grosgrain Ribbon, Genial Gems, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!