Category Archives: Clean and Simple (CAS)

Favorite New Preorder Set

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to use our favorite new preorder set.  That was a no-brainer for me…FOREVER FERN!

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, run through the Old World Paper Embossing Folder, layer onto Purple Posey – 3 3/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out largest Tasteful Labels die, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp larger leaf in Coastal Cabana, long thin leaf in Gorgeous Grape and small leaf in Pacific Point, cut out layer, add to card front
  • Gold Foil – cut out the 3 small leaf dies, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting using Versamark, gold emboss, cut out using the Classic Label Punch, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Nobel Peacock rhinestones to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

Our second release from Stampin’ Up!’s new Annual Catalog is the beautiful FOREVER GREENERY SUITE of products.  We love the wide variety of leaf images!  For this Collection, we combined the Forever Fern Stamp Set  and Forever Flourishing Dies with Forever Greenery Designer Paper and Accessories. This Collection contains three cards (one a special fold card) and a creative 3D project perfect for your classes or to give as a gift.  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Forever Fern
Paper: Whisper White, Purple Posy, Gold Foil
Ink: Coastal Cabana, Gorgeous Grape, Pacific Point, Versamark
Other: Old World Paper Embossing Folder, Forever Flourishing Dies, Tasteful Labels Dies, Nobel Peacock Rhinestones, Dimensionals

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

 

 

 

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

IM124 – Beautiful Friendship

Happy Monday everyone! This week we have a cute lollipop…

For this I wanted to mimic some of the swirls in there, keep it mostly white with just a couple small flowers…

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Swirls and Curls Embossing Folder, wrap 2 pieces of the Daffodil Delight Ruched Ribbon around the panel then add to card front
  • Whisper White stamp greeting using Night of Navy, cut out using Stitched So Sweetly label, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – ink the small flower from Beautiful Friendship using Daffodil Delight, then sponge some Calypso Coral on it and the stem in Mint Macaron.  Do this three times, cut out, layer and add to card front
  • Add some of the gold glimmer enamel dots 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…

For this Collection, we combined the Beautiful World Stamp Set and World Map Dies, with the bright, fun NEW 2020-22 In Colors for a fresh and modern look! This Collection contains four cards and two customer-focused 3D gift project tutorials for open houses, catalog reveals or virtual classes. ALL six project tutorials are BRAND NEW and have step-by-step directions. Several projects are “class kit to go” focused using dies and In Color cardstock, designer paper and accessories, with only a stamped greeting added. See all the details HERE!

Set(s): Beautiful Friendship
Paper: Whisper White
Ink: Night of Navy, Daffodil Delight, Calypso Coral, Mint Macaron
Other: Daffodil Delight Ruched Ribbon, Swirls and Curls Embossing Folder, Gold Glimmer Enamel Dots, Stitched So Sweetly Dies, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

One Layer Cards

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to make a single layer card…easy peasy lemon squeezy!

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded, round bottom right corner
  • Stamp leaves/stems in Pear Pizzazz, large flower in Coastal Cabana and small flowers in Bermuda Bay, stars in Pool Party and greeting in Memento Black
  • Add yellow centers with Daffodil Delight Marker

Did you blink?  Yep…that i it!

And now our latest collection…

This EXPANDED Collection using Welcome Easter Stamp Set and Stitched So Sweetly Dies has FOUR favors and TWO cards tutorials that are easy to make and fun to hand out to all your friends and family this Easter! Any one of them would make great table favors any time of the year, too! ALL tutorials are BRAND NEW and have step-by-step photo directions. We know these will be a hit in your classes! Swap out the Easter greetings for birthday, get well, baby…or any other occasion, too!  See all the details HERE!

Set(s): Morning Star
Paper: Whisper White
Ink: Memento Black, Pear Pizzazz, Coastal Cabana, Bermuda Bay, Pool Party, Daffodil Delight
Other: Corner Rounder

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’!

 

IM98 – Free Skate

Happy Monday everyone! This week we have a beautiful Christmas tree for inspiration!

I decided to focus on the pretty colors and the ornaments on the tree…

I love this paper but it is just so hard to get a good picture of it!

Here’s the details…

  • Very Vanilla – 4 1/4 x 11 folded; round bottom two cormers
  • Very Vanilla – 3 3/4 x 5, round bottom two corners, stamp greeting using the Copper Metallic ink, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Brightly Gleaming DSP – pick 4 patterns and punch out the smaller Gleaming Ornament punch, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Copper Foil – punch out just the top of the Gleaming Ornament punch, add top of each ornament

Yep…that is all there is to it.  Here’s another shot of the card to try to see the copper a little better…

And now for our latest collection…and it’s the fourth week of our 6 weeks of Christmas and this week we have…

Our SIX WEEKS OF CHRISTMAS Collection continues with Week 4’s gorgeous So Many Stars Bundle! We loved all the Stitched Star sizes and greetings that is in this bundle! We’ve combined it with the beautiful Feels Like Frost Designer Paper for a soft and shimmery look! This tutorial Collection has three cards (one a special fun fold) and a home décor 3D project to make for craft fairs or friends and family! See more details HERE!

Set(s): Free Skate
Paper: Very Vanilla, Brightly Gleaming DSP, Copper Foil
Ink: Copper Metallic
Other: Gleaming Ornaments Punch, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

IM92 – Gather Together

Happy Monday everyone! This week our inspiration is a beautiful glass piece!

Of course I just HAD to use the Gather Together set AGAIN…

Here’s the details…

  • Smoky Slate – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, stamp greeting in Basic Grey and dots in Gold Metallic Ink, wrap piece of Gold 1/4″ Glimmer Ribbon around panel layer onto Basic Grey 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, add to card front
  • Cut our large leaf from Smoky Slate, medium leaf from Crushed Curry, and small leaf from Basic Grey
  • Punch out sprig from Gold Foil, layer everything together and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Tie bow from Gold 1/4″ Glimmer Ribbon, add to card front to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

Stampin’ Up! has released a special “Christmastime is Here” Product Suite! It is available for demos to order in October, and customers can begin ordering on November 1st! So, we have put together a BRAND NEW Collection using the Christmas Roses Stamp set and Roses Dies featuring tutorials for FOUR cards and TWO 3D projects that you will LOVE creating in your classes, or for friends and family! The gold metallic tones in the designer paper and Glitter Enamel Dots are beautiful! Get ready for the holidays early! See more details HERE!

Set(s): Gather Together
Paper: Whisper White, Smoky Slate, Basic Grey, Crushed Curry, Gold Foil
Ink: Basic Grey, Gold Metallic
Other: Gather Leaves Dies, Gold 1/4″ Shimmer Ribbon, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

IM90 – Gather Together

Happy Monday everyone! This week our inspiration is a delightful fall cake!

Here’s what I came up with…

Here’s the details…

  • Very Vanilla – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Very Vanilla – 3 3/4 x 5 (the extra is because you lose some with this embossing folder) run through the corrugated embossing folder, trim to 4 3/4 if needed, add to card front
  • Garden Green – cut out largest Detailed Band, add to card front
  • Very Vanilla – cut out largest Stitched Circle, add to card front
  • Mango Melody, Pumpkin Pie, Daffodil Delight – cut out one each of the embossed gathered leaves, add to card front
  • Very Vanilla – stamp 1 single and 2 double pumpkins, color using Pumpkin Pie and Bronze BLENDS, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Daffodil Delight – 3/4 x 1 3/4, stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals

LOVE IT!!

And now for our latest collection…

So how CUTE is the SNOWMAN SEASON Stamp Set and SNOWMAN BUILDER Punch? We thought the Let is Snow Suite of products was so fabulous that it had to be our FIRST Christmas Collection of the season! This is an EXPANDED Collection of SEVEN different tutorials, as we have created THREE cards (one is a moving card) and FOUR 3D projects! One of the projects finishes the Let it Snow Embellishment Box, plus has a tutorial for another hand-made gift to fit inside! Another project has BONUS directions for three different looks! These are SOOO fun and we are SO excited to share the step-by-step tutorials with you!  See the details HERE!

Set(s): Gather Together
Paper: Very Vanilla, Garden Green, Daffodil Delight, Mango Melody, Pumpkin Pie
Ink: Memento Black, BLENDS: Pumpkin Pie, Bronz
Other: Stitched Shapes Dies, Detailed Bands Dies, Gather Leaves Dies, Corrugated Embossing Folder, Dimenstionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Gather Together

Happy Thursday! This week we have a WONDERFUL color combo for you.

Of course with a color combo this time of year I immediate thought of LEAVES!

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White -4 x 5 1/4, run through the Stylish Script Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Grapefruit Grove – 3/4 x 4, add to card front
  • Rose Rococo – 3/4 x 4, add to card front
  • Silver Glimmer – 1/4 x 4, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out 3 of the Stitched Squares, add to card front
  • So Saffron, Grapefruit Grove, Rose Rococo – cut out large embossed leaf out of each color, add to card front
  • So Saffron – 5/8 x 2 1/2, stamp greeting, cut into banner, 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 newest collection…

Our next Collection of tutorials combines the Wonderfully Wicked Stamp Set with the Ornate Frames Dies! What a FABULOUSLY spooky combination! We have created SIX fun treat boxes in this Collection with step-by-step photo tutorials. You’ll love making these fun little gifts for friends, family and neighbors! Fill with candy or other small items and they are ready to go! Perfect for fall craft fairs! (All but one can easily be adapted for Christmas treats, too!)  See all the details HERE!

 

Set(s): Gather Together
Paper: Whisper White, So Saffron, Grapefruit Grove, Rose Rococo, InColor DSP paper pack, Silver Glimmer
Ink: Memento Black
Other: Gathering Leaves Dies, Stitched Shapes Dies, Stylish Scroll Embossing Folder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!