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Valentine Favor

And it’s Saturday again but it’s the first one in February – WOO HOO!!!!! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to make a Valentine Favor.  I thought this turned out cute

Here’s the details…

  • Start with 1 1/4 x 11 strip of DSP, fold in half, bend end inward and adhere the ends together to form the heart
  • To make the little box Petal Pink, 2 3/4 x 2 7/8, score at 3/4 along all sides, cut as below and make little box

 

 

 

  • Add box to inside heart
  • Put two nuggets back to back and wrap with piece of Fine Art Floral DSP 1 x 4 1/4, put inside box
  • Whisper White – stamp flower and leaves in Memento Black, color with Blends cut out, stamp Love in Versamark and gold emboss, add to flowers
  • Flirty Flamingo, cut out small heart (add dotted edge), add heart to box then the flowers/love
  • Tie bow in Fine Art Ribbon, add to top of heart

And now for our latest collection…

The Hydrangea Hill Suite is absolutely delightful and we chose it to be our next featured Collection from the Jan-June 2021 Mini Catalog!  Not only are the colors AMAZING but with the Hydrangea Haven Stamp Set and Hydrangea Dies there are so many different ways to make your hydrangeas beautiful!  We’ve created SIX projects, including FOUR cards (one a fun fold), a small 3D décor item, and a darling favor box you will love!  See more details here!

Set(s): Forever & Always
Paper: Whisper White, Petal Pink, Flirty Flaming, Fine Art Floral DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Versamark, BLENDS:  Petal Pink, Old Olive
Other: So Many Hearts Dies, Fine Art Ribbon, Gold Embossing Powder, Tear and Tape

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Christmas Favor

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is Christmas Favor…

I love making simple hot chocolate holders and this is perfect to add in a candy cane and Ghirardelli chocolate.  You could probably even double up the hot chocolate and the chocolate.  Here’s the details…

  • Heartwarming Hugs DSP – 5 1/2 x 12, score along the 12″ side at 1, 4 3/4 and 5 1/2, mark at 9 1/4 as you will trim each side from there on up score along the 5 1/2 side at 3/8, 3/4, 4 3/4 and 5 1/8, fold over the 1″ flap, trim along the sides from the 9 1/4 to the top, round the corners at the top (I used a 2″ circle punch to be my corner rounder) and punch a 2″ circle in the top portion, fold along sides and put together
  • Whisper White – cut out a 2 1/4 x 3 1/4 oval, add some Real Red Sheer Ribbon behind it and add to holder using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp both cups using Memento Black, color with Blends, cut out, stamp the label on some matching DSP, cut out and add to cups, add to oval
  • Mossy Meadow – 1/2 x 2 1/2, stamp greeting using Versamark, white emboss, cut into banner add to oval using dimensionals
  • Add you hot chocolate, candy cane and Ghiradelli square to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

This 2020 Gifts of Good Taste Collection has step-by-step picture tutorials featuring SIX gift packaging ideas with corresponding favorite recipes you can quickly make up and give away to your favorite mailman, UPS driver, or friends and neighbors!  We’ve used a variety of Aug-Dec Mini Catalog stamp sets, punches and dies for our decorating ideas, but you could mix the packaging up with the stamps and dies you already own!  See more details here!

 

Set(s): Press On
Paper: Whisper White, Mossy Meadow, Heartwarming Hugs DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Versamark, BLENDS:  Real Red, Old Olive
Other: 2″ Circle Punch, Layering Ovals Dies, Real Reg Sheer Ribbon, White Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

Christmas Gift Card Holder

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to make a Christmas gift card holder…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here’s the details…

  • Brightly Gleaming DSP (star print) – 4 x 11, score along 11 at 2 1/4 and 7 1/2 and along 4 at 1/2 and 3 1/2, fold along score line (trim edges on top)
  • Brightly Gleaming DSP (peacock/copper print) – 3 x 2 1/2, add to top flap of holder, corner round both sides, tie piece of copper trim around the top
  • Very Vanilla – 1 x 3 3/8, score along 3 3/8 at 1/2, stamp greeting using Night of Navy ink, add gift card to piece using removable tape, slide piece into gift card holder, add to flap right at fold
  • Very Vanilla – stamp ornament and holly in Memento Black, color using blends, cut out, stamp greeting in Pretty Peacock, cut out, add holly, ornament and greeting to the bottom base using dimensionals (flap will slide under holly to hold in lace)
  • Add some Star Designer Elements to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

The In The Pines Stamp Set and Pine Wood Dies have some BEAUTIFUL trees in several shapes and sizes!  For this In The Pines Collection, we’ve made FIVE cards (one a special fun fold), and a neat 3D project everyone can enjoy!  Two of the cards are non-Christmas to give you an idea how to use this bundle all year around!  We’ve paired this set with the Tis The Season Designer Paper.  See the details here!

 

Set(s): Christmas Gleaming
Paper: Very Vanilla, Brightly Gleaming DSP
Ink: Pretty Peacock, Night of Navy, Memento Black, Blends; Night of Navy (B), Pretty Peacock (B), Old Olive (B)
Other: Ornament Punch, Copper Trim, Corner Rounder, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

Halloween Favor

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 decided to use the cute little Treat Box die to make mine!

Here’s the details…

  • Rich Razzleberry – cut out Treat box, run through cobwebs embossing folder on the back panel, put together folding over the flap in the front
  • Plaid tidings – 1 x 6 wrap around the treat box
  • Black Glitter – 1/2 x 6 wrap around the treat box
  • Mango Melody – stamp greeting using Memento Black then cut out tag, add to treat box using dimensionals
  • Black Glitter AND Pumpkin Pie – cut out the little spider, add black one to the tag and Pumpkin one to the back panel of box
  • Add a piece of the Black Glitter Ribbon to the box and tie around it with the Silver Mesh Ribbon
  • Add a Iridescent Pearl to the Pumpkin Spider to finish off
  • Add some candy and you are ready to go!

And now for our latest collection…

Stampin’ Up!’s new CURVY CELEBRATIONS SUITE is an early release of the QUITE CURVY STAMP SET AND CURVY DIES that will be in the new January-June 2021 Mini Catalog.  We’ve combined it with the coordinating Christmas stamp set, CURVY CHRISTMAS and CLASSIC CHRISTMAS DESIGNER PAPER in this Collection of EIGHT card tutorials!  See more details HERE!

 

Set(s): Little Treats
Paper: Rich Razzleberry, Mango Melody, Pumpkin Pie, Plaid Tidings DSP, Black Glitter
Ink: Memento Black
Other: Little Treat Box Dies, Cobwebs Folder, Silver Mesh Ribbon, Glittered Organdy Ribbon, Iridescent Pearl, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

Easter Favor

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to make an Easter Favor!   I decided to go easy on this one and use one of the white mini pizza boxes and just decorate that.

Here’s the details…

  • Put together the pizza box
  • Purple Posy – 3 3/8 x 3 3/8, add to lid of box
  • Pretty Peacock – 3 1/3 x 3 1/3, add to lid of box
  • Woven Threads DSP (purple/blue print) – 3 x 3, add to lid of box, FOUR pieces 1 x 3 3/8, add around sides of the box
  • Whisper White – cut out second to largest Stitched So Sweetly die, layer piece of Pretty Peacock Linen Ribbon behind die, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp bunny in Memento Black, color sing Purple Posy and Petal Pink Blends, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Pretty Peacock – stamp greeting using Versmark, white emboss, cut out, add using dimensionals
  • Add some Noble Peacock Rhinestones to finish off

Nothing like a purple bunny!

And now our latest collection…

This Collection of tutorials, using Stampin’ Up!’s TIMELESS TROPICAL BUNDLE AND TROPICAL OASIS SUITE of products, has three cards (one a special fun fold!) and a clever 3D tote to fill with your favorite candy or a small gift! ALL tutorials are BRAND NEW and have step-by-step photo directions. Your customers will LOVE these fun projects! See more details HERE!

Set(s): Welcome Easter
Paper: Whisper White, Purple Posy, Pretty Peacock, Woven Threads DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Versamark, BLENDS:  Purple Peacock, Petal Pink
Other: Pizza Box, White Embossing Powder, Royal Peacock Rhinestones, Stitched So Sweetly Dies, Pretty Peacock Scallop Linen Ribbon, Dimensionals

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

 

 

 

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

Valentine Favor

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is Valentine Favors.

Here’s the details…

  • Heart Foil Tine
  • Add Flirty Flamingo Heart Doily to the top
  • From My Heart DSP – 3/4 x 3 3/4, cut into banner on both ends, add to tin top using stacked dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting heart using Flirty Flamingo, punch out with scallop heart punch
  • Whisper White – stamp arrow in Versamark, silver emboss, cut out, cut in half, add behind heart, add to tin top using dimensionals
  • Add a couple From the Heart Faceted Gems to finish off

Fill with candy and give to someone special!

And now our latest collection…

The new Honey Bee Bundle in the Stampin’ Up! Occasions Catalog pairs great with the Golden Honey Designer Paper that is a FREE Sale-A-Bration item! This expanded Collection has SIX designs that are ALL NEW and sure to “bee” in favor with you and your customers! We’ve created THREE cards (one a fun fold!), a 3D favor, and TWO small home decor items with STEP-BY-STEP PHOTO TUTORIALS using the Honey Bee Bundle. We know you will “bee” happy making these FUN items! See all the details HERE!

Set(s): Heartfelt
Paper: Whisper White, From My Heart DSP
Ink: Flirty Flamingo
Other: Heart Foil Tins, Heart Punch Pack, Heart Doilies, From My Heart Faceted Gems, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Christmas Treat

And it’s Saturday again! We are still having so much fun with the new Holiday Mini! This week we are sharing a Christmas treat or favor!

Here’s the details…

  • Real Red – cut out TWO of the Perfect Parcel dies and put together
  • Let it Snow DSP – 2 x 7 1/2, wrap around box
  • Whisper White – stamp dotted mug in Coastal Cabana and striped mug in Real Red, cut out both.
  • Red Glitter – punch out 1/4″ dots, add randomly to mug
  • Whisper White – cut out solid candy cane
  • Real Red – cut out striped candy cane, add to white base, add behind dotted mug, layer the two mugs together, add to wrap using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – cut out tag, stamp greeting using Memento Black, add to mug using dimensionals
  • Whisper white – stamp holly twice, color, cut out add one to candy can and one to tag
  • Coastal Cabana – cut out bow, add to tag, add red rhinestone to center of bow to finish off.

This is the first time I’ve used this die…it makes a good size treat holder that you could quite a few treats in!

And now our latest collection…and it’s our fifth week of our six weeks of Christmas…

Who doesn’t think this moose is adorable? It is a perfect stamp set for people who loves the outdoors, or it makes great masculine cards! Our MERRY MOOSE COLLECTION will get you ready for Christmas AND other holidays, too! This EXPANDED Merry Moose Collection of tutorials has four Christmas card ideas, two birthday card ideas, and two small favor boxes that you will LOVE for your craft shows and gift giving anytime!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Cup of Christmas
Paper: Whisper White, Real Red, Coastal Cabana, Let it Snow DSP, Red Glitter
Ink: Memento Black, Markers:  Real Red, Shaded Spruce
Other: Cup of Cheer Dies, Pretty Parcel Die, 1/4″ Hole Punch, Red Rhinestones, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Halloween Favor

And it’s Saturday again and ALMOST Halloween!  This week our theme is to make a Halloween treat or favor.  I decided to have a little fun with the Harvest Hello set…

Here’s the details…

  • Pumpkin Pie – stamp two of the pumpkin images using Memento Black, add face to one of the two, punch out
  • Crumb Cake – stamp stem in Memento Black cut or punch out
  • Old Olive – stamp 2 of the pumpkin leaves in Memento Black, cut out
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting using Memento Black, punch out using Classic Label punch

Next…

  • Pumpkin Pie – cut piece 1  1/2 x 5, score 3/8 in on each side and notch…it should look like this

  • Now add glue to the notch and add first to one pumpkin and then add the other on top.  Here is is add to the first one…

  • Once both sides are done ad a strip of Old Olive 3/8 x 5 1/2 as a handle and finish decorating the front!

CUTE!

And now our latest collection…

Our next Collection of tutorials is the so, so FUN #ELFIE Stamp Set!  Who can resist those darling elves? They are perfect for cards, tags, favors and a whole host of other projects! We’ve used the #ELFIE stamp set with Let it Snow Designer Paper for our tutorial Collection of three cards (one a special fun fold) and a super fun small 3D project!  Find all the details HERE!

See more details HERE!

Set(s): Harvest Hello
Paper: Whisper White, Pumpkin Pie, Old Olive, Crumb Cake
Ink: Memento Black
Other: Apple Builder Punch, Classic Label Punch

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

 

 

 

 

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Easter Favor

Can you believe…it’s APRIL!  YAHOO!!!  I always feel like once we make it to April we have a good chance of only having to deal with one more snow!  Would be nice if we didn’t have to have one more but it always seems like there will be.  I can’t believe how late Easter is this year!  So in honor of the upcoming holiday our theme is Easter Favors!

Okay…I’ll have to admit, things were so insane at work this week I sort of forgot I still had to do this one…so be prepared it is QUICK AND EASY!

I forgot all about these simple baskets until I was trying to find something I could do REALLY FAST!  Oh…and before I forget…it you are looking for AWESOME treat boxes using Best Bunny and the great Twinkle Twinkle DSP…check out our collection!  You could easily substitute other sets and paper – the ideas are AWESOME!

Best Bunny Treat Box Collection!

Okay…here’s the details for today’s project…

  • Twinkle Twinkle DSP – 4 1/2 x 4 1/2, score at 1 1/2 on each of the 4 sides, snip along the score lines on each side so you can fold into basket.
  • Twinkle Twinkle DSP – 3/4 x 10, add to inside of basket to form the handle
  • Twinkle Twinkle DSP – cut out oval, layer onto Night of Navy matching scallop oval, wrap White Linen Ribbon behind oval and add to front of basket
  • Whisper White – stamp bunny using Memento Black, color using Smoky Slate and Petal Pink, punch out and put together, stamp present using Memento Black, color using Pool Party and Petal Pink, cut out and add to bunny, add bunny to front of basket to finish off

The great thing about this simple design is that you can use it for so many occasions

OH…do we have a cool offer for you…

We know that, unfortunately, the Wonderful Floral Framelit Dies that coordinate with Wonderful Romance Stamp set have sold out, but we had already finished our Wonderful Romance Collection of tutorials!  SO….for those of you who already have this bundle, check out our newest collection!  We’ve paired it with the springy Gingham Gala 6×6 Designer Paper pack for a fresh, new look!  You’ll get THREE card ideas (one a special fold) and a wonderful home décor project!

BONUS!  After you purchase the Wonderful Romance Collection, EMAIL us at createwithconnieandmary@gmail.com by April 15, 2019, and you’ll receive YOUR CHOICE of ANY of our other $10 PDF collections!  We have quite a few from the Annual Catalog that would be perfect for focusing on the main catalog while we PATIENTLY wait for the new catalog to come out.  Just let us know which one and we’ll email you back with the tutorial…no charge!You can see the selections on our COLLECTIONS FOR SALE page here!

And…did you know that besides our current collection, you can still get the pdfs of our other collections too! Details can be found here!

Set(s): Best Bunny
Paper: Whisper White, Night of Navy, Twinkle Twinkle DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Blends:  Smoky Slate, Petal Pink, Pool Party
Other: Layering Ovals Framelits, Bunny Builder Punch, White Linen Ribbon, Dimensionals

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

 

 

 

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Valentine Favor

Happy Saturday! We have made it through the Polar Vortez and now for the GREAT THAW!!  DANG…it was COLD!  But now for our warming trend – LOL!!!  And to warm you up today our theme for this week’s Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Blog Hop is Valentine Favors.  I’ve been wanting to make one of these for a while and was surprized at just how easy it was.  If you want directions for this just Google Self-Closing Treat Box.

Isn’t this little skunk just ‘stinkin’ sweet’?  I think so.  (And if you want more GREAT treat box ideas with this set check out our Hey Love Treat Box collection – you can still purchase the .pdf!)

Here’s some general details…

  • Crumb Cake – I used a piece 4 3/4 x 6 1/2 (like I said above just Google self-closing treat box and you will get directions for scoring) then put together
  • All My Love DSP – TWO pieces 2 3/4 x 2 3/4 again cut per directions you find in your search and add to your treat box
  • Stamp Hey Valentine on top using Memento Black ink
  • Whisper White – stamp skunk using Memento Black, color using Smoky Slate, Flirty Flamingo and Real Red Blends, cut out with layering circle, layer onto matching Lovely Lipstick matching Scallop Circle.
  • Wrap some Black/Silver ribbon behind circles then add to box front
  • Lovely Lipstick – 1/2 x 1 1/2, stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut into banner, add to circle.
  • Tie a little bow using Lovely Lipstick 1/8″ grosgrain ribbon and add to top of box to finish off

Is this just cute or what!

Next up from the 2019 Occasions Catalog is our Geared Up Garage Collection of tutorials! Isn’t this a great bundle, LOVE those Garage Gear Thinlits…so different from anything Stampin’ Up! has offered before! We have three cards (one a special fold) and a wonderful treat 3D project, all designed by Connie and Mary!  See all the details HERE!

And…did you know that besides our current collection, you can still get the pdfs of our other collections too! Details can be found here!

 

Set(s): Hey Love
Paper: Whisper White, Crumb Cake, Lovely Lipstick, All My Love DSP
Ink: Memento Black, BLENDS: Smoky Slate, Flirty Flamingo, Real Red
Other: Layering Circle Framelits, Black/Silver 1/4″ Striped Metallic Ribbon, Lovely Lipstick 1/8″ Grosgrain Ribbon Dimensionals

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

 

 

 

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!