Monthly Archives: March 2022

IM219 – Cactus Cuties

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

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How sweet is that!

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Here’s the details…

  • Crumb Cake – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Abstract Beauty DSP (green ombre print) – 4 x 3 3/4, add to card front
  • Blushing Bride – cut out Scallop Contours Dies, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp cactus in Mint Macaron, Just Jade and Shaded Spruce, stamp put in Crumb Cake with Soft Suede accent, flowers in Polished Pink with Melon Mambo accents, cut everything out, layer, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Basic Whit e- 1/2 x 2 5/8, stamp greeting in Polished Pink, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some small 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 know you have been waiting for our HELLO LADYBUG STAMP SET AND LADYBUG BUILDER PUNCH COLLECTION!  The stamp set includes adorable ladybug and flower images, as well as friendship-themed greetings.  And we’ve expanded the use of the punch by designing some friends for our ladybug!  The combination of the Hello Ladybug Collection with the Sweet Talk Designer Paper is full of colorful fun.  We have three card tutorials (one a special fold) and a darling home decor or gift packaging project for children and adults alike!  See more details here!

Set(s): Cactus Cuties
Paper: Basic White, Crumb Cake, Blushing Bride, Abstract Beauty DSP
Ink: Crumb Cake, Soft Suede, Mint Macaron, Just Jade, Shaded Spruce, Polished Pink, Melon Mambo
Other: Scalloped Contour Dies, Iridescent Rhinestones, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary

Go Green

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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 green card (or St. Patrick’s Day card).  I went with the green…

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Here’s the details…

  • Mint Macaron – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 3/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Just Jade – cut out large detailed leaf, add to card front
  • Shaded Spruce – cut out medium detailed leaf, add to card front
  • Mint Macaron – stamp greeting in Memento Black, punch out using the Label Me Fancy punch, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Basic White – stamp dragonfly 2 times in Memento Black, color using Mint Macaron Blends, punch out, add Wink of Stella to wings, add to card front
  • Add some green Genial Gems to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

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We know you have been waiting for our HELLO LADYBUG STAMP SET AND LADYBUG BUILDER PUNCH COLLECTION!  The stamp set includes adorable ladybug and flower images, as well as friendship-themed greetings.  And we’ve expanded the use of the punch by designing some friends for our ladybug!  The combination of the Hello Ladybug Collection with the Sweet Talk Designer Paper is full of colorful fun.  We have three card tutorials (one a special fold) and a darling home decor or gift packaging project for children and adults alike!  See more details here!

Set(s): Dragonfly Garden, Biggest Wish
Paper: Basic White, Mint Macaron, Just Jade, Shaded Spruce
Ink: Memento Black, BLENDS:  Mint Macaron
Other: Tropical Layers Dies, Dragonfly Punch, Label Me Fancy Punch, Genial Gems, Wink of Stella, 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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Flowing Flowers

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

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Time for FLOWERS!…

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Here’s the details…

  • Mango Melody – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic Whit e- 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Pretty Flowers embossing folder, add to card front
  • Flowering Fields DSP – mango/pumpkin print – 1 1/2 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Basic White – ink flower in Mango Melody and sponge on some Pumpkin Pie in the center, stamp 2, stamp leaves from small flower image 2 times in Evening Evergreen, cut everything out, layer and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Evening Evergreen – 1/2 x 2 3/4, stamp greeting in Versamark, white emboss, cut into slant on both ends, add to card front
  • Add some of the small yellow Holiday Rhinestones 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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We know you have been waiting for our HELLO LADYBUG STAMP SET AND LADYBUG BUILDER PUNCH COLLECTION!  The stamp set includes adorable ladybug and flower images, as well as friendship-themed greetings.  And we’ve expanded the use of the punch by designing some friends for our ladybug!  The combination of the Hello Ladybug Collection with the Sweet Talk Designer Paper is full of colorful fun.  We have three card tutorials (one a special fold) and a darling home decor or gift packaging project for children and adults alike!  See more details here!

Set(s): Flowing Flowers
Paper: Basic White, Mango Melody, Evening Evergreen, Flowering Fields DSP
Ink: Mango Melody, Pumpkin Pie, Evening Evergreen, Versamark
Other: Pretty Flowers Embossing Folder, White Embossing Powder, Holiday Rhinestones, dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary

Creatively Simple – Plants

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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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It is amazing how just a little gold really makes a card shine!  Here’s the details…

  • Soft Succulent – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Pansy Petals DSP – Cut 3 stripes:  1/2 x 5, 3/4 x 5 and 1 x 5, add to card front
  • Basic White – 2 1/2 x 4 1/2, stamp leaf image in Soft Succulent, add to card front
  • Gold Metallic Paper – cut out the three leave images – add to card front, cut out strip 1/4 x 4 1/8, add to card front
  • Evening Evergreen – 5/8 x 3 1/8, stamp greeting in Versamark and gold emboss, cut into banner on both ends, 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 know you have been waiting for our HELLO LADYBUG STAMP SET AND LADYBUG BUILDER PUNCH COLLECTION!  The stamp set includes adorable ladybug and flower images, as well as friendship-themed greetings.  And we’ve expanded the use of the punch by designing some friends for our ladybug!  The combination of the Hello Ladybug Collection with the Sweet Talk Designer Paper is full of colorful fun.  We have three card tutorials (one a special fold) and a darling home decor or gift packaging project for children and adults alike!  See more details here!

Set(s): Garden Greenhouse
Paper: Basic White, Soft Succulent, Evening Evergreen, Pansy Petals DSP, Rose/Gold Metallic Paper
Ink: Soft Succulent, Versamark
Other: Greenhouse Dies, Gold Embossing Powder

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary

IM218 – Wave of Inspiration

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

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Perfect for our new Waves of Inspiration…

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Here’s the details…

  • Crumb Cake – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Pacific Point – 2 1/4 x 5, run through the splatter folder, sponge with Pacific Point ink, add to card front
  • Night of Navy – 1 1/4 x 5, run through the stripes folder, sponge with Night of Navy ink, add to card front
  • Coastal Cabana – 1/2 x 3, add to card front
  • Basic White – 2 1/4 x 4 1/2, ink wave stamp in Coastal Cabana, Pacific Point and Night of Navy, stamp birds in Night of Navy, add panel to card front using Dimensionals
  • Crumb Cake – stamp greeting in Night of Navy, cut out with the thin label, add piece of the Cabana foil – 1/4 x 3 1/2, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Rhinestone Wave 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…

Collage

We know you have been waiting for our HELLO LADYBUG STAMP SET AND LADYBUG BUILDER PUNCH COLLECTION!  The stamp set includes adorable ladybug and flower images, as well as friendship-themed greetings.  And we’ve expanded the use of the punch by designing some friends for our ladybug!  The combination of the Hello Ladybug Collection with the Sweet Talk Designer Paper is full of colorful fun.  We have three card tutorials (one a special fold) and a darling home decor or gift packaging project for children and adults alike!  See more details here!

Set(s): Waves of Inspiration
Paper: Basic White, Crumb Cake, Pacific Point, Night of Navy, Coastal Cabana, Blue Foils
Ink: Coastal Cabana, Pacific Point, Night of Navy
Other: Waves Dies, Rhinestone Wave Jewels, Stripes/Splatters Embossing Folders, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary

Monochromatic Cards

22SPSatHopWelcome

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to make a monochromatic card with just one color and white – I went with Fresh Freesia!

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Fresh Freesia – 3 3/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Pansy Petals DSP – Freesia Gingham print – 3 1/4 x 5 1/2, add Fresh Freesia ribbon around panel then add to card front
  • Fresh Freesia – use solid Butterfly from the Butterflies and Flowers masks and add Fresh Freesia ink to create solid base, tap generously with the embossing buddy, now layer the detailed butterfly over and sponge Versamark, remove mask, add white embossing powder, heat emboss, cut out and add to card front
  • Basic White – cut out the bottom layer of thanks and Fresh Freesia for the details thanks, layer and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Polished Dots to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

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Swim into a sea of creativity by using the seaside supplies in Stampin’ Up!’s early catalog release bundle, WAVES OF INSPIRATION STAMP SET AND WAVES DIES!  We’ve combined the WAVES OF INSPIRATION BUNDLE with the Waves of the Ocean Designer Paper which features a poured paint marble look, marine-colored Blue Foils Paper and gorgeous Rhinestone Waves Jewel Embellishments!  Our WAVES OF INSPIRATION CARD COLLECTION has SIX step-by-step card tutorials just waiting for you to use and be inspired!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): None
Paper: Basic White, Fresh Freesia, Pansy Petals DSP
Ink: Fresh Freesia, Versamark
Other: Amazing Thanks Dies, Butterflies and Flowers Decorative Masks, Polished Dots, White 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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Waves of Inspiration

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

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I just had to use the Waves of Inspiration set…

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Here’s the details…

  • Coastal Cabana – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Waves of the Ocean DSP – 1 1/4 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Basic White – 2 5/8 x 4 1/8, ink wave in Coastal Cabana, Pacific Point and Night of Navy and stamp, layer onto Night of Navy – 2 3/4, x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Pacific Point – stamp greeting in Versamark, white emboss, cut out with large label, add strip of silver foil – 1/4 x 3 1/4 then add to card front using dimensionals
  • Blue Foil (silver) – cut out the two clouds, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Night of Navy – cut out the 2 birds, add to card front
  • Add some of the dark and medium blue Rhinestone Wave Jewels 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

Swim into a sea of creativity by using the seaside supplies in Stampin’ Up!’s early catalog release bundle, WAVES OF INSPIRATION STAMP SET AND WAVES DIES!  We’ve combined the WAVES OF INSPIRATION BUNDLE with the Waves of the Ocean Designer Paper which features a poured paint marble look, marine-colored Blue Foils Paper and gorgeous Rhinestone Waves Jewel Embellishments!  Our WAVES OF INSPIRATION CARD COLLECTION has SIX step-by-step card tutorials just waiting for you to use and be inspired!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Waves of Inspiration
Paper: Basic White, Coastal Cabana, Night of Navy, Pacific Point, Waves of the Ocean DSP, Blue Foils
Ink: Coastal Cabana, Pacific Point, Night of Navy, Versamark
Other: Waves Dies, Rhinestone Wave Jewels, White Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary

Creatively Simple 26 – Plants

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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
  • Basic White – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, use scallop Plenty of Patterns Decorative Mask and Calypso Coral and Pale Papaya ink to create background, layer onto Misty Moonlight 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, add to card front
  • Just Jade – 1/2 x 3 1/4, cut into slant on end, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp plants in Just Jade, Flowers in Calypso Coral and pot in Misty Moonlight, cut everything out, layer, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Pale Papaya – 1/4 x 1 1/4, stamp greeting in Misty Moonlight, cut on slant on both ends, 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…

Collage

Swim into a sea of creativity by using the seaside supplies in Stampin’ Up!’s early catalog release bundle, WAVES OF INSPIRATION STAMP SET AND WAVES DIES!  We’ve combined the WAVES OF INSPIRATION BUNDLE with the Waves of the Ocean Designer Paper which features a poured paint marble look, marine-colored Blue Foils Paper and gorgeous Rhinestone Waves Jewel Embellishments!  Our WAVES OF INSPIRATION CARD COLLECTION has SIX step-by-step card tutorials just waiting for you to use and be inspired!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Cactus Cuties
Paper: Basic White, Pale Papaya, Misty Moonlight, Just Jadel
Ink: Pale Papaya, Misty Moonlight, Just Jade, Calypso Coral
Other: Plenty of Patterns Decorative Masks, dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary