Monthly Archives: January 2022

Artfully Layered

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

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Love the new Tropical Layers dies and they were perfect for this…

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Here’s the details…

  • Soft Succulent – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 3/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Soft Succulent – cut out largest detailed leaf, add to card front
  • Calypso Coral – cut out next largest detailed leaf, add to card front
  • Gold Metallic Paper – cut out wider detailed leaf, keep cut out parts inside, add to card front
  • Ever Eden DSP – 1/2 x 3 1/2, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Calypso Coral – 1 x 2 1/2, stamp greeting in Versamark, gold emboss, cut into banner, add to card front
  • Gold Elegant Trim – double up cord, tie into small bow, add to greeting
  • Add some Polished Dots 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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Make someone HAPPY by sharing one of the projects from our next Collection using the RAINBOW OF HAPPINESS STAMP SET and BRILLIANT RAINBOW DIES!  Use the stamps and/or dies to create rainbows in your favorite colors!  Mix and match the hearts, raindrops, clouds and texture images with the greetings!  We’ve combined this RAINBOW OF HAPPINESS Bundle with the SUNSHINE & RAINBOWS Designer Paper for a coordinated look.  Our RAINBOW OF HAPPINESS COLLECTION has SIX projects – FOUR step-by-step card tutorials AND two 3D treat favors that will be perfect to share!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Artfully Layered
Paper: Basic White, Soft Succulent, Calypso Coral, Ever Eden DSP, Rose/Gold Metallic Paper
Ink: Versamark
Other: Tropical Layers Dies, Polished Dots, Simply Elegant Trim, Gold Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Creatively Simple 21 – Get Well

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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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We got the Amazing Silhouettes stamp set at our virtual convention and thought is would make a simple get well card.  Here’s the details…

  • Mint Macaron – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 3/4 x 5, stamp image in Versamark and White emboss, sponge Mint Macaron and Just Jade ink over image, add to card fornt
  • Sunshine and Rainbows DSP (SAB) – green dotted print – 1/2 x 3 1/4, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Just Jade – 1/2 x 2 1/2, stamp greeting in Versamark, white emboss, cut into banner, add to card front using Dimensionals
  • Add some Faux Sea Glass embellishments 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 calling for SPRING in our next Collection from the January-June Mini Catalog using the DAFFODIL DAYDREAM STAMP SET and DAFFODIL DIES!  These spring flower images are perfect for coloring or use the dies to build flowers in a variety of colors!  We’ve combined this Daffodil Daydream Bundle with the FREE Sale-A-Bration Daffodil Afternoon Designer Paper for a coordinated look.  Our DAFFODIL DAYDREAM COLLECTION has THREE step-by-step card tutorials (one a special fold!) and a useful 3D project, perfect for your desk!    See more details here!

Set(s): Amazing Silhouettes, Blossoms in Bloom
Paper: Basic White, Mint Macaron, Just Jade, Sunshine & Rainbows DSP (SAB)
Ink: Mint Macaron, Just Jade, Versamark
Other: Faux Sea Glass, White Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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IM212 – Rainbow of Happiness

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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 pretty decor item…

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Oh I just LOVE rainbows…

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White 3 3/4 x 5, fold piece of Highland Heather Grosgrain in half, staple to top, add panel to card front using dimenisonals
  • Blushing Bride, Mint Macaron, Balmy Blue, Highland Heather – cut out pieces of the rainbow, add to card front
  • Sunshine & Rainbows DSP (SAB) – cut out three different clouds, layer 2 and add to card front using dimensionals
  • So Saffron – punch out 1 1/4″ circle (retired), add behind the 3rd cut out cloud, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Blushing Bride – 1/2 x 2 3/4, stamp greeting in Memento Black, cut into stamp on one end, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Iridescent 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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We are calling for SPRING in our next Collection from the January-June Mini Catalog using the DAFFODIL DAYDREAM STAMP SET and DAFFODIL DIES!  These spring flower images are perfect for coloring or use the dies to build flowers in a variety of colors!  We’ve combined this Daffodil Daydream Bundle with the FREE Sale-A-Bration Daffodil Afternoon Designer Paper for a coordinated look.  Our DAFFODIL DAYDREAM COLLECTION has THREE step-by-step card tutorials (one a special fold!) and a useful 3D project, perfect for your desk!    See more details here!

Set(s): Rainbow of Happiness
Paper: Basic White, Blushing Bride, Mint Macaron, Balmy Blue, Highland Heather, So Saffron, Sunshine & Rainbows DSP (SAB)
Ink: Memento Black
Other: Brilliant Rainbow Dies, Iridescent Rhinestones, Highland Heather Grosgrain Ribbon, 1 1/4″ Circle Punch (retired), Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Winter Birthday

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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 winter birthday card.  Well with the July-December mini retired, I was a bit at a loss on this one but I think with shimmer paper and stars it sort of works…

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Here’s the details…

  • Pacific Point – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Pacific Point – 3 3/4 x 5, layer onto Basic White – 3 7/8 x 5 1/8, add to card front
  • Silver Foil – cut out 2 small solid stitched start and 1 just a little bigger stitched star, add to card front
  • Supple Shimmer  – cut out a variety of detailed Stitched Stars, add to card front
  • Basic White – 1 1/2 x 3 1/2, stamp birthday in Pacific Point and happy in Versamark and silver emboss, cut into banner, ad to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Iridescent Rhinestones to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

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We are calling for SPRING in our next Collection from the January-June Mini Catalog using the DAFFODIL DAYDREAM STAMP SET and DAFFODIL DIES!  These spring flower images are perfect for coloring or use the dies to build flowers in a variety of colors!  We’ve combined this Daffodil Daydream Bundle with the FREE Sale-A-Bration Daffodil Afternoon Designer Paper for a coordinated look.  Our DAFFODIL DAYDREAM COLLECTION has THREE step-by-step card tutorials (one a special fold!) and a useful 3D project, perfect for your desk!    See more details here!

Set(s): Biggest Wish
Paper: Basic White, Pacific Point, Supple Shimmer, Silver Foil
Ink: Pacific Point, Versamark
Other: Stitched Stars, Iridescent Rhinestones, Silver Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

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

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Artfully Layered

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

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The Ever Eden DSP was so pretty with this sketch…

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Here’s the details…

  • Soft Succulent – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Ever Eden DSP – 3 3/4 x 4 3/4, cut into 3 pieces – 2 3/4, 3/4, 1 1/4, add to card front
  • Gold Metallic Paper – cut out the one leaf and the border, add leaf card front
  • Very Vanilla – cut out other detailed leaf, add to card front
  • Add border to card front
  • Soft Succulent – 3/4 x 3 1/8, stamp greeting in Evening Evergreen, cut into banner, 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…

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We are calling for SPRING in our next Collection from the January-June Mini Catalog using the DAFFODIL DAYDREAM STAMP SET and DAFFODIL DIES!  These spring flower images are perfect for coloring or use the dies to build flowers in a variety of colors!  We’ve combined this Daffodil Daydream Bundle with the FREE Sale-A-Bration Daffodil Afternoon Designer Paper for a coordinated look.  Our DAFFODIL DAYDREAM COLLECTION has THREE step-by-step card tutorials (one a special fold!) and a useful 3D project, perfect for your desk!    See more details here!

Set(s): Artfully Layered
Paper: Very Vanilla, Soft Succulent, Ever Eden DSP, Rose/Gold Metallic Paper
Ink: Evening Evergreen
Other: Tropical Leaves Dies, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Creatively Simple 20 – Get Well

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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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Punches made easy work of this card!  Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 3/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Daffodil Delight – punch out 2 daisies, layer, add to card front
  • Basic Black – punch out body, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Real Red – stamp dots in Memento Black, punch out wings, add to ladybug
  • Granny Apple Green – 3/8 x 2 1/2, stamp greeting in Memento Black, cut into slants on both ends, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Iridescent 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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We are calling for SPRING in our next Collection from the January-June Mini Catalog using the DAFFODIL DAYDREAM STAMP SET and DAFFODIL DIES!  These spring flower images are perfect for coloring or use the dies to build flowers in a variety of colors!  We’ve combined this Daffodil Daydream Bundle with the FREE Sale-A-Bration Daffodil Afternoon Designer Paper for a coordinated look.  Our DAFFODIL DAYDREAM COLLECTION has THREE step-by-step card tutorials (one a special fold!) and a useful 3D project, perfect for your desk!    See more details here!

Set(s): Hello Ladybug, Blossoms in Bloom
Paper: Basic White, Basic Black, Daffodil Delight, Real Red, Granny Apple Green
Ink: Memento Black
Other: Ladybug Builder Punch, Daisy Punch, Iridescent Rhinestones, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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IM211 – Nuts & Bolts

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

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Have I mentioned I just love these cute little robots?

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Here’s the details…

  • Real Red – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Hive Embossing Folder, wrap piece of Highland Heather Grosgrain ribbon around panel, add to card front
  • Sweet Talk DSP – cut out 3 plain hearts using Heart Punch Pack, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Basic White – stamp the 3 robots, color with Highland Heather and Real Red Blends, cut out add to card front
  • Real Red – stamp greeting in Versamark, white emboss, punch out with the double oval punch, 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…

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We are calling for SPRING in our next Collection from the January-June Mini Catalog using the DAFFODIL DAYDREAM STAMP SET and DAFFODIL DIES!  These spring flower images are perfect for coloring or use the dies to build flowers in a variety of colors!  We’ve combined this Daffodil Daydream Bundle with the FREE Sale-A-Bration Daffodil Afternoon Designer Paper for a coordinated look.  Our DAFFODIL DAYDREAM COLLECTION has THREE step-by-step card tutorials (one a special fold!) and a useful 3D project, perfect for your desk!    See more details here!

Set(s): Nuts & Bolts
Paper: Basic White, Real Red, Sweet Talk DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Versamark, BLENDS:  Highland Heather, Real Red
Other: Hive Embossing Folder, Heart Punch Pack, Double Oval Punch, White Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Celebrating Sale-a-bration

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And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is feature item(s) from Sale-a-bration OTHER than stamps.  DSP…here I come!  The Sunshine & Rainbows DSP makes for a fun card…

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Here’s the details…

  • So Saffron – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Sunshine & Rainbows DSP (sunshine print) – 3 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Sunshine & Rainbows DSP (green print) – 1 1/2 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • From the cloud print cut out 3 clouds and from the rainbow print cut out a rainbow, layer everything add to card front using dimensionals
  • Basic White – 1 x 2 1/2 – stamp greeting in Magenta Madness, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Iridescent Rhinestones to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

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Our next Collection in the January-June Mini Catalog is the darling SWEET CONVERSATIONS STAMP SET and SWEET HEARTS DIES!  These cute heart graphics can be used for more than Valentine’s Day, think birthdays, anniversaries, weddings…or anytime you want to share a little heart love!  We’ve combined this Sweet Conversations Bundle with the Sweet Talk Designer Paper which also has stripes and non-Valentine prints!  Our SWEET CONVERSATIONS COLLECTION has THREE step-by-step card tutorials (one a special fold!) and a cute 3D project to fill with treats!  See more details here!

Set(s): Sunny Sentiments
Paper: Basic White, So Saffron, Sunshine & Rainbows DSP (SAB)
Ink: Magenta Madness
Other: Iridescent Rhinestones, Dimensionals

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

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Hello Beautiful

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

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This was perfect for the new Hello Beautiful collection…

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Here’s the details…

  • Blushing Bride – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Abstract Beauty DSP – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, layer onto Night of Navy 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, add to card front
  • Just Jade & Blushing Bride – cut out second to smallest hexagon
  • Night of Navy – cut our 3 of the smallest circle
  • Add the 5 pieces to the card front
  • Basic White – cut out the second to smallest hexagon – stamp the background piece in stamped off Blushing Bride, greeting in Night of Navy and line in Just Jade, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some 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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Our next Collection in the January-June Mini Catalog is the darling SWEET CONVERSATIONS STAMP SET and SWEET HEARTS DIES!  These cute heart graphics can be used for more than Valentine’s Day, think birthdays, anniversaries, weddings…or anytime you want to share a little heart love!  We’ve combined this Sweet Conversations Bundle with the Sweet Talk Designer Paper which also has stripes and non-Valentine prints!  Our SWEET CONVERSATIONS COLLECTION has THREE step-by-step card tutorials (one a special fold!) and a cute 3D project to fill with treats!  See more details here!

Set(s): Hello Beautiful
Paper: Basic White, Blushing Bride, Night of Navy, Just Jade, Abstract Beauty DSP
Ink: Night of Navy, Blushing Bride, Just Jade
Other: Beautiful Shapes Dies, Gilded Gems, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Creatively Simple 19 – Get Well

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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…it has a little more to it than a truly simple card but I think the monochromatic colors makes it look simple…

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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 Stitched Greenery Die, add to card front
  • Flirty Flamingo – 2 x 4 1/2, wrap piece of Flirty Flamingo Metallic Ribbon around panel, add to card front
  • Basic White – cut out largest Tasteful Label, stamp flower in Flirty Flamingo, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Gold Metallic Paper – 3/8 x 3, cut into slant of both ends, add to card front
  • Flirty Flamingo – 3/8 x 2 1/2, stamp greeting in Versamark, gold emboss, cut into slant on both ends, add to card front
  • Add some small Champagne 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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Our next Collection in the January-June Mini Catalog is the darling SWEET CONVERSATIONS STAMP SET and SWEET HEARTS DIES!  These cute heart graphics can be used for more than Valentine’s Day, think birthdays, anniversaries, weddings…or anytime you want to share a little heart love!  We’ve combined this Sweet Conversations Bundle with the Sweet Talk Designer Paper which also has stripes and non-Valentine prints!  Our SWEET CONVERSATIONS COLLECTION has THREE step-by-step card tutorials (one a special fold!) and a cute 3D project to fill with treats!  See more details here!

Set(s): Flowing Flowers, Blossoms in Blooms
Paper: Basic White, Flirty Flamingo, Rose/Gold Metallic Paper
Ink: Flirty Flamingo, Versamark
Other: Stitched Greenery Die, Tasteful Label Dies, Flirty Flamingo Metallic Ribbon, Gold Embossing Powder, Champagne Rhinestones, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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