Monthly Archives: June 2021

IM181 – Pansy Patch

21SUInspirationMonday

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

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Here’s what I did with that…

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Here’s the details…

  • Pool Party – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 3/4 x 5, add some Pool Party ink with blending brush, layer onto Blackberry Bliss – 3 7/8 x 5 1/, add to card front
  • Neutrals DSP Paper Pack – Smoky Slate print – 1 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp two pansy with stamped off Pool party and full strength Pool Party and one with stamped off Smoky Slate, centers with Blackberry Bliss,  stamp two of large leaf and three of small leaf with Soft Succulent and Even Evergreen, cut everything out, layer and add to card front
  • Blackberry Bliss – stamp greeting using Versamark, white emboss, punch out with Label Me Fancy Punch
  • Soft Succulent ribbon – tie into bow, add behind tag, add tag to card front using dimensionals
  • Ads some small Champagne Rhinestones to center of each flower 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…

Wow!  Have you noticed Stampin’ Up!’s PLENTIFUL PLANTS BUNDLE in the new Annual Catalog?   So many fun plants and containers to mix and match, plus there is a macramé hanger in it!  We’ve used the PLENTIFUL PLANTS STAMP SET AND PERFECT PLANTS DIES with the coordinating BLOOM WHERE YOU ARE PLANTED DESIGNER PAPER in this Collection!  You’ll get three card tutorials (one a fun fold) and a cute little container idea to make for yourself or give as a little gift!  More details here!

Set(s): Pansy Patch
Paper: Basic White, Pool Party, Blackberry Bliss, Neutrals DSP Paper Pack
Ink: Pool Party, Smoky Slate, Blackberry Bliss, Soft Succulent, Evening Evergreen, Versamark
Other: Pansy Dies, Champagne Rhinestones, Label Me Fancy Punch, Soft Succulent Ribbon, White Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Borders or Tags

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to use the new borders or tags dies on our cards.  Oh…this was an easy one…out with my favorite set…

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Here’s the details…

  • Balmy Blue – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded, stamp the the swirly image in Balmy Blue
  • Basic White – stamp sun using Daffodil Delight, Mango Melody, Granny Apple Green, Polished Pink, Memento Black, cut out using Layer Circle Die
  • Basic White – cut out two of the pieces using the cloud Basic Border die, add the sun to the larger one and add the small one to the larger one using dimensionals
  • Tie a piece of Polished Pink ribbon around the panel then add to card front
  • Daffodil Delight – stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut out using scallop topped Tailor Made Tag, add to card front
  • Add some Opal Rounds to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

Wow!  Have you noticed Stampin’ Up!’s PLENTIFUL PLANTS BUNDLE in the new Annual Catalog?   So many fun plants and containers to mix and match, plus there is a macramé hanger in it!  We’ve used the PLENTIFUL PLANTS STAMP SET AND PERFECT PLANTS DIES with the coordinating BLOOM WHERE YOU ARE PLANTED DESIGNER PAPER in this Collection!  You’ll get three card tutorials (one a fun fold) and a cute little container idea to make for yourself or give as a little gift!  More details here!

Set(s): Sharing Sunshine
Paper: Basic White, Balmy Blue, Daffodil Delight
Ink: Memento Black, Daffodil Delight, Mango Melody, Granny Apple Green, Polished Pink
Other: Basic Borders Dies, Tailor Made Tags Dies, Laying Circle Dies, Polished Pink Ribbon, 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’!

Plentiful Plants

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

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I thought these colors would be so nice with the Plentiful Plants set…

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Here’s the details…

  • Pale Papaya – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Hand-Penned DSP (mint striped print) – 1 3/4 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Hand-Penned DSP (cinnamon, mint flower print) – 3 x 5, add to card front
  • Cinnamon Cider – 1 x 4 1/2, add to card front
  • Basic White – 2 1/2 x 4, stamp greeting in Cinnamon Cider, add to card front
  • Pale Papaya – cut out hanging flower pot holder
  • Basic White – stamp flower pot in Cinnamon Cider, leaves in Mint Macaron, add behind the hanging holder, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Pale Papaya ribbon – tie small bow, add to top of hanging flower post to finish off

I love how this set works so well with the Hand-Penned DSP!

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…

Wow!  Have you noticed Stampin’ Up!’s PLENTIFUL PLANTS BUNDLE in the new Annual Catalog?   So many fun plants and containers to mix and match, plus there is a macramé hanger in it!  We’ve used the PLENTIFUL PLANTS STAMP SET AND PERFECT PLANTS DIES with the coordinating BLOOM WHERE YOU ARE PLANTED DESIGNER PAPER in this Collection!  You’ll get three card tutorials (one a fun fold) and a cute little container idea to make for yourself or give as a little gift!  More details here!

Set(s): Plentiful Plants
Paper: Basic White, Pale Papaya, Cinnamon Cider, Hand-Penned DSP
Ink: Cinnamon Cider, Mint Macaron
Other: Perfect Plants Dies, Pale Papaya Ribbon, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

IM180 – Sharing Sunshine

21SUInspirationMonday

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

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How happy are those?  It just made me think of my favorite little set…Sharing Sunshine

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And how happy is that care?  Here’s the details…

  • Daffodil Delight – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 3/4 x 5, randomly stamp HAPPY in Granny Apple Green, Coastal Cabana, Polished Pink and Daffodil Delight, randomly stamp hello in Memento Black, add to card front
  • Incolor DSP Paper Pack – Polished Pink print – 1 1/2 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Basic Black – 1/4 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp sun pieces in Daffodil Delight, Coastal Cabana, Granny Apple Green and Polished Pink, cut out using Layering Circle die, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Matte Black 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…

You don’t need to be a “Top Chef” to enjoy our new WHAT’S COOKIN’ COLLECTION!   These cooking utensils and greeting images are SO fun for the baker or cook in your life!  We’ve used the WHAT’S COOKIN’ STAMP SET and COOKIN’ DIES with the BRIGHTS 6×6 Designer Paper in this Collection!  You’ll get three card tutorials (one a fun fold) and a sweet (or savory!) packaging idea that makes a great gift for your host/hostess!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Sharing Sunshine, Biggest Wish
Paper: Basic White, Basic Black, Daffodil Delight, Incolor DSP Paper Pack
Ink: Memento Black, Granny Apple Green, Coastal Cabana, Daffodil Delight, Polished Pink
Other: Layering Circle Dies, Matte Black Dots, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Glitz & Glam

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to use bright, shiny and sparkly things on our cards..ooooo…THAT was an easy one!

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Here’s the details…

  • Pear Pizzazz – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Expressions in Ink DSP (green abstract/gold print) – 4 x 5 1/4, add to card front
  • Gold Metallic Specialty paper – cut out large detailed leaf , add to card front
  • Pear Pizzazz – stamp greeting in Versamark, gold emboss, cut out using tag die, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Gold Shimmer Ribbon – tie into small bow, add to tag
  • Add some Gilded Gems to finish off the glam!

And now for our latest collection…

You don’t need to be a “Top Chef” to enjoy our new WHAT’S COOKIN’ COLLECTION!   These cooking utensils and greeting images are SO fun for the baker or cook in your life!  We’ve used the WHAT’S COOKIN’ STAMP SET and COOKIN’ DIES with the BRIGHTS 6×6 Designer Paper in this Collection!  You’ll get three card tutorials (one a fun fold) and a sweet (or savory!) packaging idea that makes a great gift for your host/hostess!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Artistically Inked
Paper: Pear Pizzazz, Expressions in Ink DSP, Gold Metallic Specialty Paper
Ink: Versamark
Other: Artistic Dies, Tailor Made Dies, Gold Shimmer Ribbon, Gilded Gems, Gold Embossing Powder, 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’!

Artistically Inked

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

I just LOVE the Expressions in Ink DSP and just had to feature that…

Here’s the details…

  • Pear Pizzazz – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Expressions in Ink DSP (gold striped and papaya flower) – 1 1/2 x 3 1/2, add to card front
  • Basic White- 2 1/2 x 3 1/2, add to card front
  • Gold Metallic – 1/2 x 4 1/2, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp flower in Pale Papaya and leaves in Pear Pizzazz, center in Versamark and gold emboss, cut out, lay and add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp greeting in Versamark and gold emboss, punch out using Double oval punch
  • Gold Metallic – punch out scallop oval in double oval punch, add greeting, add to card front using dimensionals

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…

You don’t need to be a “Top Chef” to enjoy our new WHAT’S COOKIN’ COLLECTION!   These cooking utensils and greeting images are SO fun for the baker or cook in your life!  We’ve used the WHAT’S COOKIN’ STAMP SET and COOKIN’ DIES with the BRIGHTS 6×6 Designer Paper in this Collection!  You’ll get three card tutorials (one a fun fold) and a sweet (or savory!) packaging idea that makes a great gift for your host/hostess!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Artistically Inked
Paper: Basic White, Pear Pizzazz, Expressions in Ink DSP, Metallic Specialty Paper
Ink: Pale Papaya, Pear Pizzazz, Versamark
Other: Artistic Dies, Double Oval Punch, Gold Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

IM179 – What’s Cookin’

21SUInspirationMonday

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

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Oh so CUTE!

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Balmy Blue/Just Jade – 2 1/4 x 3 3/4, stamp the vegetables on the Just Jade panel in Just Jade and the chef hats on the Balmy Blue panel in Balmy Blue, add to card front
  • Bright DSP paper pack – Pacific Point print – 1 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Mint Macaron – cut out tag, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Crumb Cake – cut out cutting board – sponge with Soft Suede, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Balmy blue – cut out whisk
  • Basic White – stamp bowl in Pacific Point, spatula in Just Jade and greeting in Soft Suede, cut everything out, cut slit in bowl, insert whisk, layer and add everything to card front
  • Double up piece of Linen Thread, tie into bow, add to to of tag 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…

You don’t need to be a “Top Chef” to enjoy our new WHAT’S COOKIN’ COLLECTION!   These cooking utensils and greeting images are SO fun for the baker or cook in your life!  We’ve used the WHAT’S COOKIN’ STAMP SET and COOKIN’ DIES with the BRIGHTS 6×6 Designer Paper in this Collection!  You’ll get three card tutorials (one a fun fold) and a sweet (or savory!) packaging idea that makes a great gift for your host/hostess!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): What’s Cookin’
Paper: Basic White, Crumb Cake, Just Jade, Balmy Blue, Brights DSP Paper Pack
Ink: Soft Suede, Pacific Point, Balmy Blue, Just Jade
Other: Cookin’ Dies, Tailor Made Tags Dies, Linen Thread

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Textures & Ribbon

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to use textures and ribbons on our cards.

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I love adding texture and had a lot of fun with this one.  Here’s the details…

  • Fresh Freesia – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Fresh Freesia – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Bark Embossing Folder, sponge edges in Fresh Freesia and add to card front
  • Mint Macaron – cut out Stitched Scalloped Contours dies, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Pansy Petals DSP – purple gingham – 1 3/4 x 4, add to card front
  • Garden Green – 1/4 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Basic White – 2 1/2 x 3 3/4, stamp flower in Memento Black, color in Highland Heather and Mint Macaron Blends, stamp greeting in Gorgeous Graph, add to card front
  • Fold piece of Highland Heather ribbon, staple and attach to card front using glue dot
  • Add Bee Trinket to card front to finish off

Lot’s of different textures on this one!

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): Color & Contour
Paper: Basic White, Fresh Freesia, Mint Macaron, Garden Green, Pansy Petals DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Gorgeous Grape, Fresh Freesia BLENDS:  Highland Heather, Mint Macaron
Other: Scalloped Contours Dies, Highland Heather Ribbon, Bark Embossing Folder, Bee Trinket, 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’!

Daisy Garden

Happy Thursday and happy first Thursday in June! This week it’s color inspiration time…

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I thought at first I would do peach but then decided I wanted something a little different..

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Here’s the details…

  • Pale Papaya – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 1/4 x 4 1/2, stamp the Daisy Garden background stamp onto the panel leaving some white on the right side – color in the leaves using Pear Pizzazz marker.  Stamp a second time on piece of Basic White card stock.
  • Pear Pizzazz cut out open scalloped edge frame from Scalloped Counters Dies.  Add stamped white panel to frame then add to card front
  • Color some flowers with Pale Papaya Blends and others with Calypso Coral.  Cut out and add to card front
  • Calypso Coral – cut out small Encircled in Beauty Frame
  • Basic White – stamp greeting in Memento Black, punch out with 1″ circle punch (retired), add to center of medallion
  • Fold some Pale Papaya ribbon behind medallion then add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Pale Papaya jewels to finish off

What a fun set to do a lot of coloring with!

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): Daisy Garden, Encircled in Friendship
Paper: Basic White, Pale Papaya, Pear Pizzazz, Calpyso Coral
Ink: Memento Black, Marker:  Pear Pizzazz, Blends:  Calypso Coral, Pale Papaya
Other: Scalloped Contours Dies, Encircled in Beauty Dies, Pale Papaya Ribbon, InColor Jewels, 1″ Circle Punch (retired), dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!