Monthly Archives: August 2021

IM191 – Delicate Dahlia

21SUInspirationMonday

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

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I just LOVE those bright happy colors!

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic Whit e- 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Stitched Greenery Die, add to card front
  • Brights DSP – Daffodil Delight print – 1 1/4 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Brights DSP – Pacific Point print – THREE 1 1/4 x 3, add to card front
  • Basic White – 3 1/8 x 3 3/8 layer onto Daffodil Delight – 3 1/4 x 3 1/2, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp solid dahlia in Daffodil Delight, outline in Memento Black, cut out, stamp solid flower second time (mostly just center) in Pacific Point, outline In Memento Black, cut out center, add to flower, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Pacific Point – 5/8 x 1 5/8, stamp greeting in Versamark, white emboss, cut into banner, 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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STRONG OF HEART is Stampin’ Up!’s “Make A Difference” stamp set, where they donate $3 from each set sold to support heart health.  What a great way to give back to the community!  We’ve designed six exclusive cards using the heart images and encouraging sentiments in this Strong of Heart Stamp Set, paired with You’re A Peach Designer Paper.  Wouldn’t it make a WONDERFUL World Card Making Day class?  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Delicate Dahlia (SAB)
Paper: Basic White, Daffodil Delight, Pacific Point, Brights DSP Paper Pack
Ink: Memento Black, Daffodil Delight, Pacific Point, Versamark
Other: Stitched Greenery Die, White Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

SunMarySig

Well Wishes

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to make a card wishing someone well.  I absolutely LOVE the Delicate Dahlia SAB set and thought it would be perfect!

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Here’s the details…

  • Pale Papaya – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 3/4 x 5, use Blending Brush to add Soft Seafoam ink over the scallop Plenty of Patterns Decorative Mask, layer onto Calypso Coral 3 7/8 x 5 1/8, add to card front on a slight angle
  • You’re a Peach DSP – Coral dotted print – 3/4 x 4 1/4, add to card front on a slight angle
  • Basic White – stamp Dahlia outline and of the of the large leaves outline in Memento Black, stamp inside leaves in Pear Pizzazz, ink inside dahlia with Pale Papaya then use a sponge dauber to add Calypso Coral and Daffodil Delight to stamp, cut everything out, layer and add to card front
  • Pale Papaya – stamp greeting in Memento Black, cut out using Tailor Made Tags, add a piece of Gold Shimmer Ribbon through tag hole, add tag to card front on a slight angle using dimensionals.

I think this would really brighten someone’s day!

And now for our latest collection…

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STRONG OF HEART is Stampin’ Up!’s “Make A Difference” stamp set, where they donate $3 from each set sold to support heart health.  What a great way to give back to the community!  We’ve designed six exclusive cards using the heart images and encouraging sentiments in this Strong of Heart Stamp Set, paired with You’re A Peach Designer Paper.  Wouldn’t it make a WONDERFUL World Card Making Day class?  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Delicate Dahlia (SAB), Inspired Thoughts
Paper: Basic White, Pale Papaya, Calypso Coral, You’re a Peach DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Pale Papaya, Calypso Coral, Daffodil Delight, Pear Pizzazz
Other: Tailor Made Tags, Plenty of Patterns Decorative Masks, Gold Shimmer Ribbon, Blending Brush, Sponge Daubers, 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 sketch inspiration time…

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I wanted to keep it pretty simple and had these two prints sitting on my desk so went with it…

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Here’s the details…

  • Misty Moonlight – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Misty Moonlight – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Stitched Greenery Die, add to card front
  • Beauty of the Earth DSP – Blue Green print and green print – 2 1/4 x 3 1/2, add each to card front on an angle
  • Misty Moonlight – 3/4 x 3 3/4, stamp greeting in Versamark, white emboss; tie small bow from the new White Glitter Ribbon, add behind greeting, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Basic White – cut out largest Intricate Leaf, add to card front
  • Add pale blue Holiday Rhinestone to center 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…

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STRONG OF HEART is Stampin’ Up!’s “Make A Difference” stamp set, where they donate $3 from each set sold to support heart health.  What a great way to give back to the community!  We’ve designed six exclusive cards using the heart images and encouraging sentiments in this Strong of Heart Stamp Set, paired with You’re A Peach Designer Paper.  Wouldn’t it make a WONDERFUL World Card Making Day class?  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Inspired Thoughts
Paper: Basic White, Misty Moonlight, Beauty of the Early DSP
Ink: Versmark
Other: Stitched Greenery Dies, Intricate Leaves Dies, White Glitter Ribbon, Holiday Rhinestones, White Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

SunMarySig

IM190 – Sunny Sentiments

21SUInspirationMonday

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

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I decided to use the small blue/white one in the lower left for my inspiration…

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Pattern Party DSP (Misty Moonlight print – 3/4 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Basic White – 3 1/2 x 5 1/2
  • Misty Moonlight – cut out several of the larger Penned Flowers Detailed dies, add to panel then trim off access, add panel to card front
  • Misty Moonlight – 1/4 x 5 1/2, add to left side of white panel
  • Basic White – stamp greeting in Misty Moonlight, cut out using Tailor Made Tag, add to card front using dimesionals, cut off access tag on right side
  • Flowers for Every Season Trim – tie a bow using doubled up twine, add to tag
  • Add some small 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…

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Who doesn’t LOVE the little whimsical squirrels in Stampin’ Up!’s new Nuts About Squirrels stamp set?  We couldn’t resist!  These sweet images will brighten anyone’s day on a card or project!  We’ve designed three cards (one an awesome fun fold) and a 3D box favor project you are sure to love and is easy to make!  See more details here!

Set(s): Sunny Sentiments
Paper: Basic White, Misty Moonlight, Pattern Party DSP
Ink: Misty Moonlight
Other: Penned Flowers Dies, Tailor Made Tags Dies, Flowers for Every Season Trim, Basic Rhinestones, dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

SunMarySig

Favorite July/December Dies

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to use our favorite dies from the July/December Catalog.  Have you seen the Delicate Baubles dies?  DELIGHTFUL!!!

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Here you can see the sparkles…

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Here’s the details…

  • Shaded Spruce – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Timeworn Type EF, add to card front
  • Expressions in Ink DS (Green/gold print) – 1 1/4 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Be Dazzling SAB DSP – cut out solid ornament
  • Basic White – cut out Merry/Bright detailed ornament, add to solid ornament, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Tie a bow in Gold Shimmer Ribbon, add to top of ornament
  • Hard to seen in the picture but I add a small Champagne Rhinestone to the center of each of the double holly leaves

And now for our latest collection…

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Who doesn’t LOVE the little whimsical squirrels in Stampin’ Up!’s new Nuts About Squirrels stamp set?  We couldn’t resist!  These sweet images will brighten anyone’s day on a card or project!  We’ve designed three cards (one an awesome fun fold) and a 3D box favor project you are sure to love and is easy to make!  See more details here!

Set(s): NONE
Paper: Basic White, Shaded Spruce, Expressions in Ink DSP, Be Dazzling DSP (SAB)
Ink: NONE
Other: Delicate Baubles Dies, Timeworn Type EF, Gold Shimmer Ribbon, Champagne Rhinestones, 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’!

Hand-Penned Petals

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

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This was just perfect for a clean and simple card…

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 3/4 x 5 – stamp BIRTHDAY in Polished Pink, mask over word, stamp outline flowers 2 times in Smoky Slate, remove mask and stamp happy in Memento Black, Layer onto Polished Pink – 3 7/8 x 5 1/8, tie bow around panel and add to card front
  • Add some Polished Pink Incolor Rhinestones to center of flowers to finish off.

Yep…I really is THAT easy!

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

Who doesn’t LOVE the little whimsical squirrels in Stampin’ Up!’s new Nuts About Squirrels stamp set?  We couldn’t resist!  These sweet images will brighten anyone’s day on a card or project!  We’ve designed three cards (one an awesome fun fold) and a 3D box favor project you are sure to love and is easy to make!  See more details here!

Set(s): Hand-Penned Petal, Biggest Wish
Paper: Basic White, Polished Pink
Ink: Memento Black, Smoky Slate Polished Pink
Other: Incolor Rhinestones, Black/White Gingham Ribbon

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

SunMarySig

IM189 – In Symmetry

21SUInspirationMonday

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

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How happy is that!

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Here’s the details…

  • Daffodil Delight – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Pattern Party DSP – 2 1/2 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Basic White – 3 x 4 1/4, randomly stamp flower in Daffodil Delight and Mango Melody, leaves in Granny Apple Green, add to card front
  • Mango Melody – 3/4 x 4 1/4, cut out scalloped edge from Penned Flowers Dies, add to card front
  • Basic White – 2 x 3, stamp stem and leaves in Granny Apple Green, flower in Daffodil Delight/Mango Melody and greeting in Memento Black, layer onto Daffodil Delight 2 1/8 x 3 1/8, 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…

Collage

Who doesn’t LOVE the little whimsical squirrels in Stampin’ Up!’s new Nuts About Squirrels stamp set?  We couldn’t resist!  These sweet images will brighten anyone’s day on a card or project!  We’ve designed three cards (one an awesome fun fold) and a 3D box favor project you are sure to love and is easy to make!  See more details here!

Set(s): In Symmetry
Paper: Basic White, Daffodil Delight, Mango Melody, Pattern Party DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Daffodil Delight, Mango Melody, Granny Apple Green
Other: Penned Flowers Dies, Matte Black Dots, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

SunMarySig

Favorite July/December Designer Paper

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to use our favorite designer paper from the July/December Catalog.  Well, I sort of fudged this one and use by favorite from the SAB brochure – Penguin Playmates ROCK!!!  I cut out the bear, penguin and fox from the paper then stamped added the antlers, hats, scarf and bow tie…SO CUTE!!!

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Here’s the details…

  • Fresh Freesia – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Penguin Playmates – dotted – 3 x 5, add to card front, Moonlight diagonal striped – 2 x 4, add to card front, multicolored striped – 1 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Penguin Playmates – cut out bear, penguin, fox and little tree
  • Basic White – stamp antlers in Cinnamon Cider, hat in Fresh Freesia and Misty Moonlight, scarf in Fresh Freesia, bow time in Misty Moonlight, cut out, add to animals, layer and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add little tree to background
  • Fresh Freesia – 1/4 x 2 3/4, stamp greeting in Memento Black, cut slant on both ends, add to card front using dimensionals

And now for our latest collection…

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Stampin’ Up! has outdone themselves with this pretty fall set called Nature’s Harvest!  It has flowers, leaves, branches and some wonderful greetings and we love the detailed Harvest Dies!  For this Collection, we’ve paired the NATURE’S HARVEST BUNDLE with the coordinating Harvest Meadow Designer Paper for an explosion of muted fall colors and fun designs! You’ll get SIX card ideas and TWO easy 3D projects using this gorgeous bundle!  That’s a total of EIGHT tutorials! See more details here!

Set(s): Penguin Place
Paper: Basic White, Fresh Freesia, Penguin Playmates DSP (SAB)
Ink: Memento Black, Fresh Freesia, Misty Moonlight, Cinnamon Cider
Other: 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 sketch inspiration time…

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I just had to use the wonderful new Harvest Dies from the mini…

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Timeworn Type Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Harvest Meadows DSP (Crumb Cake branch print) – 2 3/8 x 5, add to card front
  • Soft Suede, Crumb Cake, Basic White – cut  out Harvest Die from each one, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Early Espresso – cut out long label, add to card front
  • Pale Papaya – stamp greeting in Early Espresso, cut out using small label die, add to card front
  • Add 2 large Brushed Metallic Dots to finish off

I just LOVE these dies…as much as I leave the Meadow dies!

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…

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Stampin’ Up! has outdone themselves with this pretty fall set called Nature’s Harvest!  It has flowers, leaves, branches and some wonderful greetings and we love the detailed Harvest Dies!  For this Collection, we’ve paired the NATURE’S HARVEST BUNDLE with the coordinating Harvest Meadow Designer Paper for an explosion of muted fall colors and fun designs! You’ll get SIX card ideas and TWO easy 3D projects using this gorgeous bundle!  That’s a total of EIGHT tutorials! See more details here!

Set(s): Inspired Thoughts
Paper: Basic White, Early Espresso, Soft Suede, Crumb Cake, Pale Papaya, Harvest Meadow DSP
Ink: Early Espresso
Other: Harvest Dies, Timeworn Type EF, Brushed Metallic Dots, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

SunMarySig

IM188 – Biggest Wish

21SUInspirationMonday

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

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I thought it would be cool to use the colors from this…

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded, stamp FRIEND in Bumblebee, So Saffron, Blushing Bride, Balmy Blue, and Misty Moonlight
  • Basic White – 1 1/2 x 5 1/2, run through the Stitched Greenery Die, add to left side of card front
  • Bumblebee, So Saffron, Blushing Bride, Balmy Blue, Misty Moonlight – cut out the the two middle sized flowers from the Dandy Wished dies, layer and add to card front
  • Basic White – 3/4 x 5 1/2 through the Stitched Greenery Die, punch out FIVE 1/2″ circles (retired), add to center of each flower
  • Add Basic Pearls to 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…

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Stampin’ Up! has outdone themselves with this pretty fall set called Nature’s Harvest!  It has flowers, leaves, branches and some wonderful greetings and we love the detailed Harvest Dies!  For this Collection, we’ve paired the NATURE’S HARVEST BUNDLE with the coordinating Harvest Meadow Designer Paper for an explosion of muted fall colors and fun designs! You’ll get SIX card ideas and TWO easy 3D projects using this gorgeous bundle!  That’s a total of EIGHT tutorials! See more details here!

Set(s): Biggest Wish
Paper: Basic White, Bumblebee, So Saffron, Blushing Bride, Balmy Blue, Misty Moonlight
Ink: Bumblebee, So Saffron, Blushing Bride, Balmy Blue, Misty Moonlight
Other: Dandy Wished Dies, Stitched Greenery Die, Basic Pearls

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

SunMarySig