Category Archives: Christmas

Favorite Embellishment

Time for another Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Blog Hop. This week we are featuring our favorite embellishment. I just couldn’t decide what to use but I do LOVE the special Snowflake Trinkets that are available in November (and the GORGEOUS SNOWFLAKE Thinlet) so I went with that along with the Epoxy Drops that I really like too!

Another Christmas card done and ready to be mailed – LOL!!!

Here’s the details…

  • Cherry Cobbler – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Cherry Cobbler – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Swirls and Curls Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 1 x 4, add to card front
  • Silver Foil – cut out largest snowflake, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out Stitched Circle, stamp greeting using Cherry Cobbler, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add Snowflake Trinket to circle
  • Add Clear Epoxy Drops to finish off.

See…isn’t that snowflake just GORGEOUS!

And it is now week 4 of Create with Connie and Mary 5 weeks of Christmas and this time we are featuring Peaceful Noel!  What a pretty set…

You can get all the details here!

Set(s): Itty Bitty Greeting
Paper: Whisper White, Cherry Cobbler, Silver Foil
Ink: Cherry Cobbler
Other: Swirls and Curls Embossing Folder, Snowfall Thinlets, Stitched Shapes Framelits, Snowflake Trinkets, Epoxy Drop, 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’!

IM45 – Snow is Glistening

It’s time for another Monday inspiration and we have some GORGEOUS cookies! Check it out…

I knew right away that I wanted to use the AWESOME large snowflake from the limited addition release AND Create with Connie and Mary also has an AWESOME Collection using this set…CHECK IT OUT!

So I kept things nice and simple…

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White –  4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Swirls and Curls Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Gold Foil – cut out largest snowflake, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out next largest snowflake, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – 5/8 x 3, stamp greeting using Versamark and Gold Emobss, cu into banner and add to card front
  • Add some Gold Metallic Pearls to finish off

So simple!

And it is now week 4 of Create with Connie and Mary 5 weeks of Christmas and this time we are featuring Peaceful Noel!  What a pretty set…

You can get all the details here!

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary to see Connie’s GREAT project!

Set(s): Snow is Glistening
Paper: Whisper White, Gold Foil
Ink: Versamark
Other: Swirls and Curls Embossing Folder, Gold Embossing Powder, Metallic Pearls, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Favorite Embossing Folder

Time for another Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Blog Hop. This week we are featuring our favorite embossing folder.  This was tough…there are SOOO many that I just LOVE but I think my favorite (right now) is the Swirls and Curls!

Another Christmas card done and ready to be mailed – LOL!!!

Here’s the details…

  • Night of Navy – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Night of Navy – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Swirls and Curls embossing folder and add to card front
  • Silver Glimmer – 1/2 x 4 7/8, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out the solid tree, add to card front
  • White Velvet Paper – cut out the details tree, add to card front
  • Silver Glimmer – punch out 1/4″ circles, add to Velvet Tree
  • Whisper White, stamp greeting on 1″ strip using Night of Navy, punch out using the Pretty Label punch, add to card front using dimensionals

LOVE these colors together and such an easy card for the holidays!

It’s time for the Week 3 of our 5 weeks of Christmas. Up next…Peaceful Poinsettia…what a pretty set!  Check it out…

All the details HERE!

Set(s): Winter Woods
Paper: Whisper White, Night of Navy, Silver Glimmer, Velvet Specialty Paper
Ink: Night of Navy
Other: Swirls and Curls Embossing Folder, Into the Woods Thinlets, 1/4″ Hole Punch, Pretty Label Punch, Dimensionals

Click Previous to go back to Create with Connie and Mary Site to learn more about the sale and forward to the Libby!

 

 

 

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Snow is Glistening

It’s November! Oh my word! Once November gets here I always get in the Christmas spirit! I can’t wait to decorate my house! But it’s Thursday so time for another Create with Connie and Mary inspiration and this time a cool sketch…

I love the snowflakes in the special release bundle and the largest one was perfect for this sketch…

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Cherry Cobbler – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, add to card front on an angle
  • Whisper Whit e- 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, run through the Tufted Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Cherry Cobbler – cut out the largest snowflake, add to card front
  • Silver Glimmer – 1/2 x 3 3/4, cut into banner, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting in Cherry Cobbler, punch out using 1 1/4″ Circle Punch, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Silver Glimmer – punch TWO 1/4″ circles, add to card front to finish off

Starting to get a stash of Christmas card to send out this year!

It’s time for the Week 3 of our 5 weeks of Christmas. Up next…Peaceful Poinsettia…what a pretty set!  Check it out…

All the details HERE!

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary and see what our AMAZING design team has done!

Set(s): Snow is Glistening
Paper: Whisper White, Cherry Cobbler, Silver Glimmer
Ink: Cherry Cobbler
Other: Snowfall Thinlets, 1 1/4″ Circle Punch, 1/4″ Hole Punch, Tufted Embossing Folder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Stylish Christmas

WOW…September already!  Fall is in the air…well, if it wasn’t 90 degrees and extremely humid!  Looking forward to that cool fall air.  Anyway, it is Thursday so time for another Create with Connie and Mary inspiration – this week…it’s a fun sketch!

I decided this sketch would be perfect for a Christmas card…

Here’s the details…

  • Real Red – 4 1/4 x 11 folded, stamp snowflakes on card front in Real Red
  • Under the Mistletoe dsp (plaid) – TWO pieces 3/4 x 4 1/2, add to card front
  • Under the Mistletoe dsp (Shaded Spruce dotted) – 2 1/2 x 3 3/4, add to card front on an angle using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – 2 1/2 x 3 1/2, stamp greeting using Real Red, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp flower using Real Red and leaves in Shaded Spruce – cut out, add to card front
  • Add some gold metallic pearls to center of flower to finish off

That would 1 Christmas card ready for mailing!  LOL!!!

It is time for all the Fall/Winter Holiday and we are ready with a GREAT Halloween Collection – Trick or Tweet Treat Boxes – AWESOME!   Check it out…

Get all the details HERE!

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary and see what our AMAZING design team has done!

Set(s): Stylish Christmas
Paper: Whisper White, Real Red, Under the Mistletoe dsp
Ink: Real Red, Shaded Spruce
Other: Gold Metallic Pearls, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Blue, Silver & White Christmas Card

Only two days until Christmas and here at the Create with Connie and Mary Design Team Saturday Blog Hop we are celebrating the holiday by sharing blue, silver and white cards.  We also have something special…so make sure you read through my post!

I made this card quite a while ago but wanted to save it until Christmas to share.

Here’s the details…

  • Night of Navy – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 4 1/4 x 5 1/2, cut along bottom using the lace edge from Swirly Snowflake thinlet
  • Silver Foil – cut out snowflake border and add to panel
  • Tie piece of Night of Navy Crinkled Seam Binding, add to cardfront
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting using Versamark and silver emboss, cut out using Stitched oval and add to card front using dimensionals.

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Create with Connie and Mary is having a 50% off sale of our last year’s worth of mini editions and for the first time EVER offering our bonus tutorials for sale.  Head over to Create with Connie and Mary for all the details!

Set(s): Snowflake Sentiments
Paper: Whisper White, Night of Navy, Silver Foil
Ink: Versamark
Other: Swirly Snowflake Thinlits, Stitched Shapes Framelits, Night of Navy Crinkled Seam Binding, Silver Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

 

 

 

 

Click Previous to go back to Create with Connie and Mary Site to learn more about the sale and forward to the Libby!

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Watercolor Christmas

Only 4 more days until Christmas!  Are you ready?

We have a cool color inspiration for you this week – Fresh Fig, Soft Sky, Sahara Sand.  Trying to figure out a cool Christmas card was a little challenge but if you keep things simple…typically all things will work out!

I went with one of my ‘go to’ layouts and kept it simple using some cut out snowflakes and a simple greeting!

Here’s the details…

  • Soft Sky – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting using Fresh Fig
  • Eastern Palace dsp (Fresh Fig print) – 3/4 x 5 1/2, add behind Whisper White panel add to card front
  • Fresh Fig, Soft Sky, Sahara Sand, cut out large and small snowflake from each color, add to card front
  • Add some Silver Metallic Enamel dots to finish off

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary and see what our AMAZING design team did this week!

Set(s): Watercolor Christmas
Paper: Whisper White, Soft Sky, Sahara Sand, Fresh Fig, Eastern Palace dsp
Ink: Fresh Fig
Other: Metallic Enamel Shapes,

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!