Category Archives: Clean and Simple (CAS)

IM88 – Gather Together

Happy Monday everyone! This week our inspiration is some cool tiles!

Here’s what I came up with…

and here is a close-up so you can see how ‘shiny’ it is…

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, cut out the motif from the Tasteful Backgrounds dies, stamp greeting using Bermuda Bay, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Noble Peacock DSP (Blue print) – 1/4 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Noble Peacock Foil sheets – cut out largest embossed leaf from the blue, medium embossed leaf from peacock, small from green, layer, add to card front
  • Add some of the green Noble Peacock rhinestones to finish it off.

I LOVE how this turned out!  Pictures just really can’t pick up how bright and shiny it is!

And now for our latest collection…

Another one of our favorites in the new Holiday catalog is the awesome bundle, Gather Together. It has the stamps with leaves and pumpkins, plus a die set with some embossed leaves! SOOOO fun! We have created a Collection of step-by-step tutorials using the Come to Gather Suite of products with three cards (one a fun fold) and a 3D project that you, your kids (of all ages!) or grandkids will enjoy! Makes an awesome gift, too! We know you will LOVE this new Collection!  See all the details here!

Set(s): Gather Together
Paper: Whisper White, Noble Peacock DSP, Noble Peacock Foil
Ink: Bermuda Bay
Other: Gathered Leaves Dies, Tasteful Backgrounds Dies, Noble Peacock Rhinestones, Dimenstionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Say It Again Sam

And it’s Saturday again! What a fun theme this week for our Saturday Blog Hop – Say It Again Sam – using a repeated greeting to make the background.  I LOVED this challenge!

I used the the greeting from Silhouette Scenes for the background and the boat from Sailing home (colored in) to make my card.  What fun!

Here’s the details…

  • Seaside Spray – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 3/4 x 5, first stamp the greeting multiple times using Soft Spray to create the ‘water’ then in Pumpkin Pie, Mango Melody and final Daffodil Delight to create the sunset, stamp birds using Memento Black, layer onto Pumpkin Pie 3 7/8 x 5 1/8, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp large boat 2 times using Memento Black, color using Dark Basic Black Blend, add to card front using dimensionals.

LOVE how this turned out!

And now our latest collection…

Stampin’ Up! has designed a “Make a Difference” stamp set called Nature’s Beauty in the Holiday Catalog, where $3 of every sale goes towards mental health organizations in each market. To support this endeavor, we have created a collection of SIX card tutorials featuring the Nature’s Beauty stamp set! We’ve already done the design work for you with step-by-step directions and cutting information for our SIX unique card design tutorials! More details here!

Set(s): Sailing Home, Silhouette Scenes
Paper: Whisper White, Seaside Spray, Pumpkin Pie
Ink: Memento Black, Seaside Spray, Pumpkin Pie, Mango Melody, Daffodil Delight, BLENDS:  Basic Black DARK
Other: Smooth Sailing Dies, 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’!

 

Flower Power

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme is Flower Power – our favorite flower set!  DANG…this one was TOUGH but in the end my very favorite To a Wild Rose won!

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Eyelet Lace Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp flower outline image 3 times using Mement0 Black and leaf image outline 3 times in Memento Black.  Flower are Daffodil Delight, Mango Melody and Pumpkin Pie (stamped off and full strength), leaf is Granny Apple Green, cut everything out, layer and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut out using Stitched Nested Label Dies, add to card front using dimensionals

And now our latest collection…


One of the fall bundles in the Holiday Catalog that caught our eye is Harvest Hellos…a set with BOTH apples AND pumpkins (and I’m sure a lot of other things we haven’t even imagined yet!) This Harvest Hellos Collection has three cards (one an awesome fun fold!) and a 3D project that can be used for gift giving or decorating! It’s SO fun! We know you will LOVE this new Collection!  See the details HERE!

Set(s): To a Wild Rose
Paper: Whisper White
Ink: Memento Black, Daffodil Delight, Mango Melody, Pumpkin Pie, Granny Apple Green
Other: Eyelet Lace Embossing Folder, Stitched Nested Label Dies, 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’!

 

Animal House

And it’s Saturday again and a Happy August to everyone! This week our theme is Animal House – animals, birds and bugs! So many options on this one!  I decided to go with our beautiful Royal Peacock set…

Here’s the details…

  • Balmy Blue – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Balmy Blue – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Baubles and Bubbles Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Noble Peacock DSP (Blueberry print) – 3/4 x 3 1/2, add to card front
  • Whisper White THICK – cut out the detailed peacock, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp the feather piece one time and the flower image two times, color using Old Olive, Blueberry Bushel, Pretty Peacock, cut out, add feather image to card front
  • Old Olive – 1/2 x 2 1/4, stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut into banner, add the two flower pieces to it, add to card front uisng dimensionals
  • Add some of the green Nobel Peacock Rhinestones to the flower centers to finish off

And now our latest collection…’


Our brand new Royal Peacock Collection is here, featuring the Noble Peacock Suite of products! Do you LOVE sparkle and shine? Then the gorgeous Noble Peacock Specialty Designer Paper and Foil Sheets with their stunning metallic finishes are perfect for you! This Collection features three cards (one a fun-fold) and a special 3D home décor project you are going to love to make for yourself or to give away as a gift! See the details HERE!

 

Set(s): Royal Peacock
Paper: Whisper White THICK, Balmy Blue, Old Olive, Noble Peacock DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Old Olive, Pretty Peacock, Blueberry Bushel
Other: Detailed Peacock, Beads and Baubles Embossing Folder, Noble Peacock Rhinestones, 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’!

 

IM82 – Royal Peacock

Happy Monday everyone! This week our inspiration is fun peacock cookies!

Here’s what I came up with…

I just LOVE the feather die in this set!

Here’s the details…

  • Soft Seafoam – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Soft Seafoam – 3 3/4 x 5 1/2, run through the Beads and Baubles Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out largest Stitched Oval, add Pretty Peacock/Old Olive Reversible Ribbon behind, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Noble Peacock Foil Sheets – cut one feather out of each color, add to card front
  • Pear Pizzazz – 1/2 x 1 3/4, stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Noble Peacock Rhinestones to finish off

AND…take a look at our NEWEST Collection!  We love the bright colors in this one!

Our brand new Royal Peacock Collection is here, featuring the Noble Peacock Suite of products! Do you LOVE sparkle and shine? Then the gorgeous Noble Peacock Specialty Designer Paper and Foil Sheets with their stunning metallic finishes are perfect for you! This Collection features three cards (one a fun-fold) and a special 3D home décor project you are going to love to make for yourself or to give away as a gift! See the details HERE!

Set(s): Royal Peacock
Paper: Whisper White, Soft Seafoam, Pear Pizzazz, Noble Peacock Foil Sheets
Ink: Memento Black
Other: Beads and Baubles Embossing Folder, Stitched Shapes Dies, Pretty Peacock/Old Olive Reversible Ribbon, Noble Peacock Dies, Noble Peacock Rhinestones, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Christmas in July

And it’s Saturday again! This week we are celebrating Christmas in July! I just love this jingle bell wreath in the Lots of Cheer set.

Here’s the details…

  • Real Red – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, run through the Brick and Mortar Embossing Folder, add to card fornt
  • Real Red DSP print – 1 1/4 x 3 3/4, cut into banner on both ends, add to card front
  • Silver Glimmer – 1/4 x 4 1/4, cut each end of an angle, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp weather using Versamark, silver emboss, cut out using stitched circle die, add to card front using dimentsionals, stamp bow using Versmark, silver emboss, color with Real Red Blends, cut out add to card front
  • Real Red – 5/8 x 1 7/8, stamp greeting using Versamark, silver emboss, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some red rhinestones to the wreath to finish off.

And now for our latest collection…Lots of Cheer!

Ho! Ho! Ho!  It’s Christmas in July!  We are featuring the Lots of Cheer stamp set and Tags & More Accessory Kit in our next Collection to get you THINKING about your Christmas card classes, buffets or personal cards!  This Lots of Cheer Collection would make a wonderful Product Class as it uses minimal supplies.  Have each person purchase the Tags & More Accessory Kit ($9) and use your stamp set to complete the cards!  We have SIX step-by-step card tutorials to help you get started!  See all the details here!

Set(s): Lots of Cheer
Paper: Whisper White, Real Red, Regals DSP paper pack, Silver Glimmer
Ink: Versamark, Blends:  Real Red
Other: Stitched Shapes Dies, Brick and Mortar Embossing Folder, Red Rhinestones, 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’!

 

Bloom by Bloom

Happy Thursday! Are you ready for a cool sketch? We got a good one for you…

Another set that I’m going to miss from the Occasions Mini is Bloom by Bloom but then you probably couldn’t guess that!  LOL!!!  It was just perfect for these colors…

Here’s the details…

  • Real Red – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Lemon Lime Twist Gingham DSP – 2 x 5, add to card front
  • Smoky Slate – TWO pieces 1/4 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 3 5/8 x 4, stamp dotted line in Smoky Slate and greeting in Real Red, add panel to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp flowers in Real Red and stems/leaves in Lemon Lime Twist, cut out, layer, add to card front using dimensionals

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

And now for our NEW COLLECTION…

Is there anyone who doesn’t like furry friends? We’ve combined Nine Lives and Happy Tails Stamp Sets to bring you our Pawprints Collection of tutorials! We’ve also used the Regals 6×6 Designer Paper Stack for a bright and cheerful look. You get SIX card tutorials using these two stamp sets for only $10 US! HINT: If you only have one of the sets, you can use the images interchangeably! See 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): Bloom by Bloom, Itty Bitty Greetings
Paper: Whisper White, Real Red, Smoky Slate, Gingham DSP
Ink: Smoky Slate, Real Red, Lemon Lime Twist
Other: Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!