Monthly Archives: October 2021

CCMC687 – Eden’s Garden

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

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This was perfect for the early release from the spring mini…

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Here’s the details…

  • Evening Evergreen – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Ever Eden DSP – 3 1/4 x 5, add two strip of Gold Metallic Paper 1/2 x 4 1/2, one to the top and one to the bottom, add to card front
  • Gold Metallic Paper – 1/2 x 3 1/2, cut into slant on left side, add to card front
  • Evening Evergreen – cut out 3 of the small leaf stems, Add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp greeting using Versamark, gold emboss, punch out with double oval punch, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add two large Gilded Gems 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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Stampin’ Up!’s FROSTED GINGERBREAD BUNDLE is just the sweetest!  The larger images can be used to make yummy iced gingerbread paper cookies or elegant ornaments and snowflakes! Plus, there are several images for peppermints and borders, and the piped icing greetings are SO fun!  Use the dies to cut out images directly from the Designer Paper, too!  We’ve used the FROSTED GINGERBREAD STAMP SET and GINGERBREAD DIES, along with the GINGERBREAD AND PEPPERMINTS DESIGNER PAPER for our next Collection featuring THREE card tutorials (one a special fold) and a great gift idea for the holidays!  See more details here!

Set(s): Eden’s Garden
Paper: Basic White, Evening Evergreen, Eden’s Garden DSP, Gold/Rose Metallic Paper
Ink: Versamark
Other: Eden Dies, Double Oval Punch, Gold Embossing Powder, Gilded Gems, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

SunMarySig

Creatively Simple 7 – Dragonfly Garden

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Happy Tuesday everyone and welcome to our Creatively Simple post where Connie and I take a theme each month am make ‘simple’ cards!  I LOVE simple cards! This month it’s

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Here’s my card for this week…

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 3/4 x 5, stamp greeting in Misty Moonlight, add panel to card front using dimensionals
  • Fresh Freesia – cut out Tasteful Label Die, add to card front
  • Misty Moonlight – 5/8 x 4, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp dragonfly in Memento Black, color using Fresh Freesia Blends, cut out, add Wink of Stella to wings, add to card front
  • Add some Fresh Freesia Jewels 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!’s FROSTED GINGERBREAD BUNDLE is just the sweetest!  The larger images can be used to make yummy iced gingerbread paper cookies or elegant ornaments and snowflakes! Plus, there are several images for peppermints and borders, and the piped icing greetings are SO fun!  Use the dies to cut out images directly from the Designer Paper, too!  We’ve used the FROSTED GINGERBREAD STAMP SET and GINGERBREAD DIES, along with the GINGERBREAD AND PEPPERMINTS DESIGNER PAPER for our next Collection featuring THREE card tutorials (one a special fold) and a great gift idea for the holidays!  See more details here!

Set(s): Dragonfly Garden
Paper: Basic White, Night of Navy, Fresh Freesia
Ink: Memento Black, Misty Moonlight, Blends:  Fresh Freesia
Other: Tasteful Labels Dies, Dragonfly Punch, Incolor Jewels, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

SunMarySig

IM198 – Pretty Pumpkins

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

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Oh that is just perfect for fall!

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Here’s the details…

  • Crumb Cake – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded, add Paper Lattice to card front
  • Harvest Meadows DSP (wheat print) – 2 1/2 x 4, add to card front
  • Old Olive – cut out Tailored Made Tag, add to card front
  • Brushed Metallic Paper (darkest color) – cut out detailed pumpkin, add to card front
  • Cork paper – 1/2 x 5, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp pumpkins in Memento Black, color with Blends, cut out and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Pear Pizzazz – stamp greeting, cut out around words, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Tie small bow in Gold Shimmer Ribbon, add to tag
  • Add Brushed Metallic Dot to 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…

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Stampin’ Up!’s FROSTED GINGERBREAD BUNDLE is just the sweetest!  The larger images can be used to make yummy iced gingerbread paper cookies or elegant ornaments and snowflakes! Plus, there are several images for peppermints and borders, and the piped icing greetings are SO fun!  Use the dies to cut out images directly from the Designer Paper, too!  We’ve used the FROSTED GINGERBREAD STAMP SET and GINGERBREAD DIES, along with the GINGERBREAD AND PEPPERMINTS DESIGNER PAPER for our next Collection featuring THREE card tutorials (one a special fold) and a great gift idea for the holidays!  See more details here!

Set(s): Pretty Pumpkins
Paper: Basic White, Crumb Cake, Old Olive, Pear Pizzazz, Harvest Meadow DSP, Brushed Metallic Paper, Cork Paper
Ink: Memento Black; Blends:  Pumpkin Pie, Old Olive, Bronze
Other: Detailed Pumpkin Dies, Tailor Made Tags Dies, Paper Lattice, Gold Shimmer Ribbon, Brushed Metallic Dot, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

SunMarySig

Halloween Favor

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And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to make a Halloween favor.  I thought the mini jam jars would work so well for this…

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Here’s the details…

  • Mini Jam Jar
  • Cute Halloween DSP – pumpkin/cat on grey background print – 1 1/2 x 3 1/2, add to far front
  • Tie piece of Black/White Gingham ribbon around jar
  • Basic White – 1 1/4 x 1 1/2, stamp greeting using Memento Black, add to card fornt
  • Basic White – stamp pumpkin outline and cat outline in Memento Black, solid pumpkin in Pumpkin Pie and cat in Smoky Slate, cheeks/ears, Flirty Flamingo, punch out add to jar front
  • Basic White – stamp hey, boo in Old Olive, Treat Yourself and spiders in Memento Black, candy corn in Pumpkin Pie, cut out with Layering Circle Die and layer onto matching Basic Black scallop circle die, add to top of jar.

Yep…that’s all there is it it but fill with candy corn!

And now for our latest collection…

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Stampin’ Up!’s FROSTED GINGERBREAD BUNDLE is just the sweetest!  The larger images can be used to make yummy iced gingerbread paper cookies or elegant ornaments and snowflakes! Plus, there are several images for peppermints and borders, and the piped icing greetings are SO fun!  Use the dies to cut out images directly from the Designer Paper, too!  We’ve used the FROSTED GINGERBREAD STAMP SET and GINGERBREAD DIES, along with the GINGERBREAD AND PEPPERMINTS DESIGNER PAPER for our next Collection featuring THREE card tutorials (one a special fold) and a great gift idea for the holidays!  See more details here!

Set(s): Cutest Halloween
Paper: Basic White, Basic Black, Cute Halloween DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Smoky Slate, Pumpkin Pie, Old Olive, Flirty Flamingo
Other: Halloween Punch, Layering Circle Dies, Black/White Gingham Ribbon, Mini Jam Jar

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

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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CCMC686 – In Symmetry

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

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I wanted to use something from the main catalog for this…

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Here’s the details…

  • Bumblebee – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Evening Evergreen – 3/4 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Pumpkin Pie – 3 1/2 x 5 1/2, run through the Stitched Greenery dies, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out label from the Seasonal Label Die, add to card front
  • Dandy Wishes dies – cut out one in Evening Evergreen, the dandelion in Pumpkin Pie and the flower in Bumblebee, layer everything  and add to card front
  • Evening Evergreen – 3/4 x 2 1/2, stamp greeting in Versamark and white emboss, cut into slant on both sides, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Bumblebee Gingham Ribbon – tie small bow, add to card front on the greeting
  • Add Black Matte Dot 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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Stampin’ Up!’s FROSTED GINGERBREAD BUNDLE is just the sweetest!  The larger images can be used to make yummy iced gingerbread paper cookies or elegant ornaments and snowflakes! Plus, there are several images for peppermints and borders, and the piped icing greetings are SO fun!  Use the dies to cut out images directly from the Designer Paper, too!  We’ve used the FROSTED GINGERBREAD STAMP SET and GINGERBREAD DIES, along with the GINGERBREAD AND PEPPERMINTS DESIGNER PAPER for our next Collection featuring THREE card tutorials (one a special fold) and a great gift idea for the holidays!  See more details here!

Set(s): In Symmetry
Paper: Whisper White, Bumblebee, Pumpkin Pie, Evening Evergreen
Ink: Versamark
Other: Dandy Wishes Dies, Seasonal Label Dies, Stitched Greenery Dies, White Embossing Powder, Bumblebee Gingham Ribbon, Black Matte Dot, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

SunMarySig

Creatively Simple 6 – Art Gallery

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Happy Tuesday everyone and welcome to our Creatively Simple post where Connie and I take a theme each month am make ‘simple’ cards!  I LOVE simple cards! This month it’s

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Here’s my card for this week…

Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Just Jade, Calypso Coral, Brushed Gold Metallic Paper – 1/2 x 5, cut one of each color, cut slants on both ends, add to card fornt
  • Basic White – 3 1/2 x 3 3/4, stamp greeting in Versamark and gold emboss, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Just Jade, Calypso Coral, Brushed Gold Metallic Paper -cut one each of the long leaf, 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 latest collection…

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We are making the season wintry and festive with our new MERRY SNOWFLAKES COLLECTION! The Merry Snowflakes stamp set has beautiful snowflakes and greetings for the front and inside, plus the Stitched Snowflake Dies are full of embossing and stitching details! This Merry Snowflakes Collection is combined with the Gold & Rose Gold Metallic Specialty Paper to make your season sparkle! You’ll get three card tutorials (one a fun fold) and a useful holiday project tutorial you can easily adapt for other occasions! See more details here!

Set(s): Art Gallery
Paper: Whisper White, Just Jade, Calypso Coral, Brushed Gold Metallic Paper
Ink: Versamark
Other: Intricate Leaves Dies, Gold Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

SunMarySig

IM197 – Banner Year

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

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Decided to go a little different with my card this time…

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I just love the simplicity of this!  Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Bermuda Bay – 3/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Subtles DSP Paper Pack – Pool Party Plaid, 2 x 4, cut into banner, add to card front
  • Basic White – punch out two daisies, layer, add to card front
  • Bermuda Bay – cut out pumpkin die then do leaf in Just Jade, layer, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Basic Whit e- 1/2 x 2 1/4, stamp greeting in Bermuda Bay, cut into slant on both ends, add to card front
  • Add some round Silver Epoxy Essentials to top 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…

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We are making the season wintry and festive with our new MERRY SNOWFLAKES COLLECTION! The Merry Snowflakes stamp set has beautiful snowflakes and greetings for the front and inside, plus the Stitched Snowflake Dies are full of embossing and stitching details! This Merry Snowflakes Collection is combined with the Gold & Rose Gold Metallic Specialty Paper to make your season sparkle! You’ll get three card tutorials (one a fun fold) and a useful holiday project tutorial you can easily adapt for other occasions! See more details here!

Set(s): Banner Year
Paper: Basic White, Bermuda Bay, Just Jade, Subtles DSP Paper Pack
Ink: Bermuda Bay
Other: Detailed Pumpkin Dies, Daisy Punch, Silver Epoxy Essentials, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

SunMarySig

Cute Halloween Card

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And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to make a cute Halloween card.

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Here’s the details…

  • Highland Heather – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Black Glitter – 3 x 4 1/2, add to card front
  • Cute Halloween DSP – dotted – 3 x 4, add to card front
  • Flirty Flamingo – 1 1/2 x 4 1/4, stamp greeting using Memento Black, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp pumpkin outline and cat in Memento Black, solid pumpkin in Pumpkin Pie, Hat in Highland Heather and Memento Black, cut everything out, layer, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some black Cute Stars Sequins to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

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We are making the season wintry and festive with our new MERRY SNOWFLAKES COLLECTION! The Merry Snowflakes stamp set has beautiful snowflakes and greetings for the front and inside, plus the Stitched Snowflake Dies are full of embossing and stitching details! This Merry Snowflakes Collection is combined with the Gold & Rose Gold Metallic Specialty Paper to make your season sparkle! You’ll get three card tutorials (one a fun fold) and a useful holiday project tutorial you can easily adapt for other occasions! See more details here!

Set(s): Clever Cat
Paper: Basic White, Highland Heather, Flirty Flamingo, Cute Halloween DSP, Black Glitter Paper
Ink: Memento Black, Pumpkin Pie, Highland Heather
Other: Cute Starts Sequins, Dimensionals

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

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Inspired Thoughts

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

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I thought for this one I’d pull some stuff from the annual catalog…

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Here’s the details…

  • Just Jade – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Bloom Where You Are Planted DSP  (white brick) –  1/2 x 4 3/4, add to card front
  • Bloom Where You Are Planted DSP (dark green leaf print) – THREE 1/2 x 5, add to card on a diagonal, trim off sides
  • Cinnamon Cider – 2 1/2 x 4, cut into point on one end, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Bloom Where You Are Planted DSP – cut out two large plants in planter, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Just Jade – 3/8 x 2 1/2, stamp greeting in Memento Black, cut slant on both ends, add to card front using dimesnionals

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

We are making the season wintry and festive with our new MERRY SNOWFLAKES COLLECTION! The Merry Snowflakes stamp set has beautiful snowflakes and greetings for the front and inside, plus the Stitched Snowflake Dies are full of embossing and stitching details! This Merry Snowflakes Collection is combined with the Gold & Rose Gold Metallic Specialty Paper to make your season sparkle! You’ll get three card tutorials (one a fun fold) and a useful holiday project tutorial you can easily adapt for other occasions! See more details here!

Set(s): Inspired Thoughts
Paper: Just Jade, Cinnamon Cider, Bloom Where You Are Planted DSP
Ink: Memento Black
Other: Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

SunMarySig

Creatively Simple 5 – Blossoms in Bloom

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Happy Tuesday everyone and welcome to our Creatively Simple post where Connie and I take a theme each month am make ‘simple’ cards!  I LOVE simple cards! This month it’s

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Here’s my card for this week…

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Here’s the details…

  • Pale Papaya – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Night of Navy – 3/4 x 5 1/2, add to right side of card front
  • Basic White – 3 1/2 x 5, stamp large flower stamp in Pale Papaya, small flowers in Calypso Coral, centers in Night of Navy and leaves in Pear Pizzazz
  • Calypso Coral – stamp greeting in Night of Navy, punch out using Label Me Fancy punch adding in the slots, thread Pale Papaya Woven Ribbon through slots, wrap around panel, add panel 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 latest collection…

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Create with Connie and Mary is featuring the PAINTED CHRISTMAS SUITE of products for our next Collection of EIGHT CARD TUTORIALS to get you ready for the holiday season!  The CHRISTMAS SEASON’S nature-inspired images can be country rustic or formally elegant.  We’ve also used the heartfelt sentiments from the CHRISTMAS TO REMEMBER stamp set, along with the full card sized CHRISTMAS PINECONE DIES for your handcrafted messages! See more details HERE!

Set(s): Blossoms in Bloom
Paper: Basic White, Pale Papaya, Night of Navy, Calypso Coral
Ink: Pale Papaya, Calypso Coral, Night of Navy, Pear Pizzazz
Other: Label me Lovely Punch, Pale Papaya Woven Ribbon

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

SunMarySig