Category Archives: Create with Connie and Mary

IM147 – Inspiration Monday

It’s Monday again and you know what that means…it’s time for another AWESOME inspiration! This week its a cute Halloween display…

This was such a fun one…

Here’s the details…

  • Pumpkin Pie – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 3/4 x 5, layer onto Basic Black, 3 7/8 x 5 1/8, stamp greeting using Memento Black, add to card front
  • Bermuda Bay, Pumpkin Pie, Calypso Coral, So Saffron, Pool Party – punch out 1 1/2″ circle from each, add to card front
  • Black Glimmer and Gold Foil – punch out 1/2″ circles (retired) from each, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp bat 5 times in Memento Black, cut out, 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…

Next up in our Christmas Collections we featured the Gnome for the Holidays stamp set with the Heartwarming Hugs Designer Paper for a warm holiday feel!  Our GNOME FOR THE HOLIDAY COLLECTION has THREE cards (one a special fold card), and a darling home décor item perfect for a small gift!  See more details HERE!

 

Set(s): Banner Year
Paper: Whisper White, Basic Black, Pumpkin Pie, Bermuda Bay, Calypso Coral, So Saffron, Pool Party, Black Glimmer, Gold Foil
Ink: Memento Black
Other: 1 1/2″ circle punch, 1/2″ circle punch (retired)

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Snowflake Wishes

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

I just had to use the fun snowflakes from the mini…

Here’s the details…

  • Balmy Blue – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Snowflake Splendor DSP – 3 1/2 x 4 1/2, add to card front
  • Shimmery White – 3 3/4 x 3 3/4, cut out the snowflake, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Balmy Blue Glimmer – cut out the large detail snowflake, add to card front, punch out SIX 1/4″ holes, add to card
  • Night of Navy – 3/4 x 3 3/4, stamp greeting using Versamark, white embossed, cut into a banner, add to card front using dimensionals

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…

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): Snowflake Wishes
Paper: Balmy Blue, Night of Navy, Snowflake Splendor DSP, Shimmery White, Balmy Blue Glimmer
Ink: Versamark
Other: So Many Snowflakes Dies, White Embossing Powder, 1/4″ Hole Punch (retired), Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

IM146 – Inspiration Monday

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

Don’t you just love the colors…

Here’s the details…

  • Balmy Blue – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Shimmery White – 3 1/2 x 5 1/2, add strips of snowflake DSP 5/8 x 5 1/2 to each side, add to card front
  • Balmy Blue – cut out large detail snowflake, add to card front
  • Highland Heather – cut out medium snowflake, add to card front
  • Silver Foil – cut out small snowflake, add to card front
  • Stamp greeting using Balmy Blue
  • Balmy Blue Glitter – punch out seven 1/4″ circles, add to card front 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…

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): Banner Year
Paper: Shimmery White, Balmy Blue, Highland Heather, Snowflake Splendor DSP, Silver Foil
Ink: Balmy Blue
Other: So Many Snowflakes Dies, 1/4″ hole punch

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Harvest Hello

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

What beautiful fall colors…here’s what I did…

Here’s the details…

  • Mango Melody – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, folded
  • Cajun Craze – 2 23/4 x 4 – run through the Dainty Diamonds Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 3 x 3 1/2, add strip of Pretty Peacock Plaid 1/2 x 3 to the bottom then add strip of Cajun/Peacock/Mango Plaid 1 x 3 to piece, add panel to card front
  • Pretty Peacock – 1/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp pumpkin, leaf and stem twice each using Memento Black, color using Blends, punch out pumpkin and stem using Apple Builder punch, cut out leaves, layer everything, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Mango Melody – 3/8 x 2 1/2, stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut into banner, add to card front
  • Add some Gold Glimmer Enamel Dots to finish off

This is just perfect for fall!

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…

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): Harvest Hello, Banner Year
Paper: Whisper White, Mango Melody, Pretty Peacock, Cajun Craze, Plaid Tidings DSP
Ink: Memento Black, BLENDS: Cajun Craze (B), Pretty Peacock (B), Bronze
Other: Apple Builder Punch, Dainty Diamonds Embossing Folder, Gold Glimmer Enamel Dots, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

IM145 – Inspiration Monday

It’s Monday again and you know what that means…it’s time for another AWESOME inspiration! This week its a pretty candle centerpiece…

I just love this one…

 

Here’s the details…

  • Very Vanilla – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Pumpkin Pie – cut out the more solid plaid
  • Gold Foil – cut out the more open plaid, layer them together and cut down to 3 3/4 x 5, layer onto Early Espresso – 3 7/8 x 5 1/8, add to card front
  • Early Espresso – cut out largest detailed leaf
  • Cajun Craze – cut out next largest detailed leaf
  • Crumb Cake – cut out the long double leaf – cut in half
  • Gold Foil – cut out 3 of the small leaves
  • Layer everything together and add to card front
  • Very Vanilla – 5/8 x 2 1/4, stamp greeting using Early Espresso, cut into banner, add to card front
  • Add some large Gilded Gems for 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…

Our first Christmas collection for the season is the beautiful POINSETTIA PETALS SUITE of products in a variety of colors!  Our POINSETTIA PETALS COLLECTION has FOUR cards and two small 3D projects, perfect for the upcoming Christmas holiday, for a total of SIX brand new tutorials!  See more details here!

 

Set(s): Lovely You
Paper: Very Vanilla, Pumpkin Pie, Early Espresso, Cajun Craze, Crumb Cake, Gold Foil
Ink: Early Espresso
Other: Best Plaid Dies, Flourishing Forever Dies, Gilded Gems

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Prized Peony

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

What beautiful fall colors…here’s what I did…

 

Here’s the details…

  • Petal Pink – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 2 3/4 x 4 3/4, run through the Dainty Diamonds Embossing Folder
  • Basic Grey – 3 /4 x 4, cut out with scallop edge, add behind panel, add panel to card front
  • Peony Garden DSP – grey print – 1/2 x 4, add to card front
  • Basic Grey – 1/4 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp peony using Basic Grey, color using Blends, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Petal Pink – stamp greeting using Basic Grey – cut out using Stitched Shapes, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Elegant Faceted Gems to finish off

This is so soft and pretty!

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…

Our first Christmas collection for the season is the beautiful POINSETTIA PETALS SUITE of products in a variety of colors!  Our POINSETTIA PETALS COLLECTION has FOUR cards and two small 3D projects, perfect for the upcoming Christmas holiday, for a total of SIX brand new tutorials!  See more details here!

Set(s): Prized Peony
Paper: Whisper White, Petal Pink, Basic Grey, Peony Garden DSP
Ink: Basic Grey, BLENDS:  Petal Pink (B), Pumpkin Pie (Lt), Soft Seafoam (B), Just Jade (Lt)
Other: Peony Dies, Stitched Shapes Dies, Dainty Diamonds Embossing Folder, Elegant Faceted Gems, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

IM144 – Inspiration Monday

It’s Monday again and you know what that means…it’s time for another AWESOME inspiration! This week we have an ADORABLE gnome wreath…

I just had to make a gnome card…

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Winter Snow Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Brights DSP – poppy print – 1 1/2 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Brights DSP – bermuda print – 2 1/4 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Whisper White – punch out tree then cut out using the largest Stitched Circle die, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Crumb Cake – 5/8 x 2 1/2, stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut into banner, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp gnome using Memento Black, color using Blends, cut out and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Poppy Parade – cut out second to smallest Stitched Star, add to top of tree
  • Add some of the red, Sequins for Everything to the tree 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…

Our first Christmas collection for the season is the beautiful POINSETTIA PETALS SUITE of products in a variety of colors!  Our POINSETTIA PETALS COLLECTION has FOUR cards and two small 3D projects, perfect for the upcoming Christmas holiday, for a total of SIX brand new tutorials!  See more details here!

 

Set(s): Gnome for the Holidays
Paper: Whisper White, Crumb Cake, Poppy Parade, Brights DSP Paper Pack
Ink: Memento Black, BLENDS:  Poppy Parade (B), Bermuda Bay (B), Just Jade (Dk), Crumb Cake (B), Ivory, Smoky Slate (Lt)
Other: Tree Punch, Stitched Shapes Dies, Stitched Stars, Sequins for Everything, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Gather Together

Happy Thursday! This week it’s color inspiration time…it’s time to use ALL the new in-colors in one card!

What beautiful fall colors…here’s what I did…

Here’s the details…

  • Mint Macaron – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Gilded Autumn DSP (leaf print) – 2 3/4 x 5 1/4, add to card front
  • Crumb Cake – cut out scalloped stitched rectangle, add to card front
  • Gilded Autumn DSP (striped print) – 1 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Very Vanilla – stamp large leaf and pumpkin using Early Espresso, color with Blends, cut out; stamp wheat multiple times in Cajun Craze and Early Espresso, cut out; layer everything together and add to card front; stamp greeting using Early Espresso, cut out around words, ad to card front
  • Add some Gilded Gems to finish off

Oh this is just fun!

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…

For our CELEBRATION TIDINGS COLLECTION we’ve done something other than bag toppers!  Our Collection has FOUR cards, a GIFT CARD holder and a fun SWEET TREAT HOLDER for a total of SIX tutorials!  These tutorials are easy enough for in-person or online classes!  ALL SIX tutorials using the CELEBRATION TIDINGS BUNDLE and Plaid Tidings Designer Paper are BRAND NEW and have step-by-step directions.  SEE MORE DETAILS HERE!

Set(s): Gather Together
Paper: Very Vanilla, Mint Macaron, Crumb Cake, Gilded Autumn DSP
Ink: Early Espresso, Cajun Craze, BLENDS:  Mint Macaron (B), Shaded Spruce (Lt), Cajun Craze (B), Crumb Cake (Dk)
Other: Gather Leaves Dies, Stitched So Sweetly Dies, Gilded Gems, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

IM143 – Poinsettia Petals

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

How pretty is that!

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Dainty Diamonds Folder, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp the 3 layers of poinsettia, two of the berry sprigs and three pine boughs using Versmark, gold emboss, cut everything out.  Color poinsettia and berries using Rococco Rose and an Aquapainter, layer everything
  • Gold Foil – cut out two of the berry sprigs, add to the flower
  • Add some of the gold cord from the Forever Greenery Trim in loops on the back, add to card front using
  • Gold Foil – cut out flower center, add to flower, add some pearls to the center
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting using Versamark, gold emboss, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals

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 our CELEBRATION TIDINGS COLLECTION we’ve done something other than bag toppers!  Our Collection has FOUR cards, a GIFT CARD holder and a fun SWEET TREAT HOLDER for a total of SIX tutorials!  These tutorials are easy enough for in-person or online classes!  ALL SIX tutorials using the CELEBRATION TIDINGS BUNDLE and Plaid Tidings Designer Paper are BRAND NEW and have step-by-step directions.  SEE MORE DETAILS HERE!

 

Set(s): Poinsettia Petals
Paper: Whisper White, Gold Foil
Ink: Rococco Rose, Versamark
Other: Poinsettia Dies, Dainty Diamonds Embossing Folder, Forever Greenery Trim, Basic Pearls, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Lovely You

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

Here’s my card…

 

Here’s the details…

  • Granny Apple Green – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 3/8 x 4 5/8, randomly stamp images from Lovely You using Granny Apple Green, Melon Mambo, Mango Melody and Memento Black, layer onto Basic Black – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, add to card front
  • Basic Black, 1/8 x 4 7/8, add to card front
  • Melon Mambo – 1/2 x 4 1/2, add to card front
  • Mango Melody – 1 x 3 1/2, stamp greeting using Memento Black, punch end using Lovely Labels Pick a Punch, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White, stamp flowers using Melon Mambo, Mango Melody and Granny Apple Green, cut out, add to label
  • Add twine from Playful Pets Trim back to finish off

This is just so HAPPY!!!

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…

For our CELEBRATION TIDINGS COLLECTION we’ve done something other than bag toppers!  Our Collection has FOUR cards, a GIFT CARD holder and a fun SWEET TREAT HOLDER for a total of SIX tutorials!  These tutorials are easy enough for in-person or online classes!  ALL SIX tutorials using the CELEBRATION TIDINGS BUNDLE and Plaid Tidings Designer Paper are BRAND NEW and have step-by-step directions.  SEE MORE DETAILS HERE!

Set(s): Lovely You
Paper: Whisper White, Basic Black, Granny Apple Green, Melon Mambo, Mango Melody
Ink: Memento Black, Granny Apple Green, Melon Mambo, Mango Melody
Other: Lovely Labels Pick a Punch, Playful Pets Trim Pack, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!