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Best Butterflies

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

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I just had to use the fun butterfly suite…

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Here’s the details…

  • Crushed Curry – 5 1/2 x 11 folded
  • Starry Sky – 3 x 5, add to card front
  • Butterfly Kissed DSP – multicolor butterfly print – 2 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Butterfly Kissed DSP – parakeet diagonal stripe print – 1 1/2 x 3, add to card front
  • Basic White – 3/4 x 3 3/4, stamp greeting in Starry Sky, cut into banner on both side, Calypso Coral – 1/4 x 4 1/4, add behind greeting, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Basic White – stamp larger butterfly in Calpyso Coral, Fresh Freesia and Starry Sky, stamp smaller butter in Crushed Curry, Parakeet Party and Starry Sky, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add large and small green Fun Flowers Resin Shapes to finish off

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…

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It’s time for a cherry jubilee…Stampin’ Up! style, of course!  Sweeten your crafting with the new SWEETEST CHERRIES STAMP SET and coordinating CHERRY BUILDER PUNCH!  A variety of all-occasion greetings will top off your cherry-themed cards and projects!  Our SWEETEST CHERRIES COLLECTION has THREE card designs (one a fun fold) and a darling decor gift project for a total of FOUR project tutorials!  We’ve paired the Sweetest Cherries Bundle with the new Tea Boutique Designer Paper in this Collection for some bright, colorful fun!  See more details here!

Set(s): Best Butterflies
Paper: Basic White, Crushed Curry, Starry Sky, Calypso Coral, Butterfly Kisses DSP
Ink: Starry Sky, Calypso Coral, Fresh Freesia, Crushed Curry, Parakeet Party
Other: Fun Flowers Resin Shapes, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary

Creatively Simple 38 – Flowers

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Happy Tuesday everyone and welcome to our Creatively Simple post where Connie and I take a theme each month am make ‘simple’ cards!  I LOVE simple cards! This month it’s

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Here’s my card for this week…

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 4 1/4 x 11
  • Basic White – 3 3/4 x 5, stamp dots in Balmy Blue and Highland Heather, add to card front
  • Smoky Slate – cut out largest square Stylish Shapes die, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Basic White – stamp flowers in Leaves in Memento Black, color flowers with Balmy Blue and Highland Heather Blends and leaves with Granny Apply Green Blends, cut out add to card front
  • Night of Navy – stamp greeting in Versamark and white 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…

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Celebrate life’s big and small moments by creating meaningful cards, notes and more with the Sending Smiles Stamp Set and coordinating Sending Dies.  Mix and match blossoms, buds, stems, and leaves for new patterns that can be as simple or complex as you like.  The all-occasions greetings will bring a smile to anyone’s face and fit perfectly in the Sending label dies.  Our Sending Smiles Collection of tutorials has FOUR card designs and TWO fun little gifts for a total of SIX project tutorials!  We’ve paired the Sending Smiles Stamp Set and Sending Dies with the new 2022-24 In Colors Designer Paper in this Collection for some bright, colorful fun!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Uniquely Artistic
Paper: Basic White, Smoky Slate, Night of Navy
Ink: Memento Black, Balmy Blue, Highland Heather, BLENDS:qw
Other: Stylish Shapes Dies, White Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary

IM229 – True Beauty

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

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LOVE the colors!

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 4 1/4 x 11
  • Basic White – cut out the diamond background from the Organic Beauty Dies, add to card front
  • Basic White – 3 x 4 1/4, layer onto Pacific Point – 3 1/8 x 4 3/8, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Basic White – stamp both the 5 petal flower and small flower in Bermuda Bay, Pacific Point and Rich Razzleberry, cut everything out and add to card front
  • Bermuda Bay – 5/8 x 1 3/4, stamp greeting in Memento Black, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add large Iridescent Pearls to center of each flower 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…

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Celebrate life’s big and small moments by creating meaningful cards, notes and more with the Sending Smiles Stamp Set and coordinating Sending Dies.  Mix and match blossoms, buds, stems, and leaves for new patterns that can be as simple or complex as you like.  The all-occasions greetings will bring a smile to anyone’s face and fit perfectly in the Sending label dies.  Our Sending Smiles Collection of tutorials has FOUR card designs and TWO fun little gifts for a total of SIX project tutorials!  We’ve paired the Sending Smiles Stamp Set and Sending Dies with the new 2022-24 In Colors Designer Paper in this Collection for some bright, colorful fun!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): True Beauty
Paper: Basic White, Pacific Point, Bermuda Bay
Ink: Memento Black, Bermuda Bay, Pacific Point, Rich Razzleberry
Other: Organic Beauty Dies, Iridescent Pearls, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary

Orchid Oasis & Sweet Sorbet

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And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to use Orchid Oasis and Sweet Sorbet on our cards

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Here’s the details…

  • Orchid Oasis – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • In Color DSP – orchid flower print – 2 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Sweet Sorbet – 1 1/4 x 4 1/4, wrap 2 pieces of 1/8″ Orchid Oasis Metallic Ribbon around strip, add to card front
  • Basic White- 3 x 3 1/4
  • Basic White – stamp large bird and wings in Sweet Sorbet, stamp small bird and wings in Orchid Oasis, add eyes in Memento Black and stamp both sets of feet in Memento Black, stamp branch in Soft Suede and leaves in Pear Pizzazz; cut everything out and add to Basic White panel
  • Punch out two beaks from Daffodil Delight, add to birds
  • Stamp music notes in Sweet Sorbet and greeting in Orchid Oasis, add panel to card front using dimensionals

And now for our latest collection…

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Celebrate life’s big and small moments by creating meaningful cards, notes and more with the Sending Smiles Stamp Set and coordinating Sending Dies.  Mix and match blossoms, buds, stems, and leaves for new patterns that can be as simple or complex as you like.  The all-occasions greetings will bring a smile to anyone’s face and fit perfectly in the Sending label dies.  Our Sending Smiles Collection of tutorials has FOUR card designs and TWO fun little gifts for a total of SIX project tutorials!  We’ve paired the Sending Smiles Stamp Set and Sending Dies with the new 2022-24 In Colors Designer Paper in this Collection for some bright, colorful fun!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Sweet Songbird
Paper: Basic White, Orchid Oasis, Sweet Sorbet, Daffodil Delight, In Color DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Orchid Oasis, Sweet Sorbet, Soft Suede, Pear Pizzazz
Other: 1/8″ Orchid Oasis Metallic Ribbon, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Build a Butterfly

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

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I just HAD to use the new butterfly dies…

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Here’s the details…

  • Sahara Sand – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Sahara Sand – 3 3/4 x 5, add to card front
  • All Together DSP – FOUR pieces 3/4 x 2, TWO pieces 3/4 x 1 5/8, add to card front
  • Polished Pink – cut out the 2 detailed butterflies, add to card front
  • Basic White – 1/2 x 2, stamp greeting in Polished Pink, cut into banner on both sides, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some of the new In color Opal Rounds to center of each butterfly to finish off

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…

Set(s): By My Side
Paper: Basic White, Crumb Cake, Polished Pink, All Together DSP
Ink: Polished Pink
Other: Build a Butterfly Dies, In Color Opal Rounds

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary

Creatively Simple 37 – Flowers

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Happy Tuesday everyone and welcome to our Creatively Simple post where Connie and I take a theme each month am make ‘simple’ cards!  I LOVE simple cards! This month it’s

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Here’s my card for this week…

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Here’s the details…

  • Crumb Cake – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Abigail Rose DSP – (striped print) – 1 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Crumb Cake – 3 1/4 x 4 1/2, stamp rose in Early Espresso, color with Petal Pink and Mint Macaron Blends, layer onto Basic White 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, add to card front
  • Petal Pink – 3/4 x 2, stamp greeting in Early Espresso, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Genial Gems 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…

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Celebrate life’s big and small moments by creating meaningful cards, notes and more with the Sending Smiles Stamp Set and coordinating Sending Dies.  Mix and match blossoms, buds, stems, and leaves for new patterns that can be as simple or complex as you like.  The all-occasions greetings will bring a smile to anyone’s face and fit perfectly in the Sending label dies.  Our Sending Smiles Collection of tutorials has FOUR card designs and TWO fun little gifts for a total of SIX project tutorials!  We’ve paired the Sending Smiles Stamp Set and Sending Dies with the new 2022-24 In Colors Designer Paper in this Collection for some bright, colorful fun!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Cottage Rose
Paper: Basic White, Crumb Cake, Petal Pink, Abigail Rose DSP
Ink: Early Espresso, BLENDS:  Petal Pink, Mint Macaron
Other: Polished Dots, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary

IM228 – Best Butterfly

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Sorry for my last post…it seems it didn’t save!

It’s Monday again and you know what that means…it’s time for another AWESOME inspiration! This week it’s a colorful shower curtain…

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Oh I just LOVE those colors!

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 3/4 x 5
  • Basic White – 3 x 3 3/4
  • Bermuda Bay, Coastal Cabana, Pool Party, Pumpkin Pie, Mango Melody, Daffodil Delight – TWO strips each 1/4 x 4 1/4, add to the 3 x 3 3/4 panel, trim ends stamp greeting in Memento Black, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Basic White – cut out the two detailed butterflies, add to card front
  • Add some Iridescent Pearls 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…

Collage

Celebrate life’s big and small moments by creating meaningful cards, notes and more with the Sending Smiles Stamp Set and coordinating Sending Dies.  Mix and match blossoms, buds, stems, and leaves for new patterns that can be as simple or complex as you like.  The all-occasions greetings will bring a smile to anyone’s face and fit perfectly in the Sending label dies.  Our Sending Smiles Collection of tutorials has FOUR card designs and TWO fun little gifts for a total of SIX project tutorials!  We’ve paired the Sending Smiles Stamp Set and Sending Dies with the new 2022-24 In Colors Designer Paper in this Collection for some bright, colorful fun!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Best Butterflies
Paper: Basic White, Bermuda Bay, Coastal Cabana, Pool Party, Pumpkin Pie, Mango Melody, Daffodil Delight
Ink: Memento Black
Other: Build a Butterfly Dies, Iridescent Pearls, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary

Tahitian Tide & Parakeet Party

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And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to use the new Tahitian Tide and Parakeet Party In Colors on our card…

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, add to card front using dimensionals
  • In Color DSP – (Tahitian Tide Dotted) – 1/2 x 3 1/2, cut into slant on one side, add to card front
  • Tahitian Tide and Parakeet Party – cut out large detailed Tropical Layers dies, add to card front
  • Subtle Shimmer – cut out open leaf, add to card front
  • Parakeet Party – 7/8 x 2 1/4, stamp greeting in Memento Black, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Tie a small bow in the Tahitian Tide 1/8″ Metallic Ribbon, add to card front
  •  Add some Iridescent Pearls to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

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If you need a card and want to make it fun, choose the playful images and cheerful greetings in the Sweet Songbirds Stamp Set!  The solid images make quick work of stamping and punching in a variety of colors!  This Collection of tutorials has three card designs (one a fun fold) and a cute little decorative gift.  We’ve paired the Sweet Songbirds Stamp Set and Songbird Builder Punch with the new 2022-24 In Colors Designer Paper in this Collection for some bright, colorful fun!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Biggest Wish
Paper: Basic White, Tahitian Tide, Parakaeet Party, In Color Specialty DSP, Subtle Shimmer
Ink: Memento Black
Other: Tropical Layers Dies, Iridescent Pearls, 1/8″ Tahitian Tide Metallic Ribbon, Dimensionals

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

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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He’s the Man

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

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I got the new He’s the Man DSP and decided it would be perfect…

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Here’s the details…

  • Crumb Cake – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • He’s the Man DSP – green tent print – 2 3/4 x 3 3/4, add to card front, dark brown plaid – 2 x 4, add to card front, Crumb Cake – 3/4 x 4 3/4, add to card front
  • Very Vanilla – cut out Stylish Shapes Circle, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Punch out the Never Lost circle from the DSP, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some small Rustic Metallic Dots to finish off

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…

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If you need a card and want to make it fun, choose the playful images and cheerful greetings in the Sweet Songbirds Stamp Set!  The solid images make quick work of stamping and punching in a variety of colors!  This Collection of tutorials has three card designs (one a fun fold) and a cute little decorative gift.  We’ve paired the Sweet Songbirds Stamp Set and Songbird Builder Punch with the new 2022-24 In Colors Designer Paper in this Collection for some bright, colorful fun!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): None
Paper: Crumb Cake, Very Vanilla, He’s the Man DSP
Ink: None
Other: Stylish Shapes Dies, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary

Creatively Simple 36 – Flowers

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Happy Tuesday everyone and welcome to our Creatively Simple post where Connie and I take a theme each month am make ‘simple’ cards!  I LOVE simple cards! This month it’s

CS Flowers

Here’s my card for this week…

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic Whit e- 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, add So Saffron ink as a background using a Blending Brush, stamp stem in Granny Apple Green, Flowers in Melon Mango and centers in Soft Suede, add panel to card front on an angle using dimensionals
  • Melon Mango – 1/3 x 3 1/2, stamp greeting in Memento Black, cut into slant on both ends, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add a large and small brush brass butterfly 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…

Collage

If you need a card and want to make it fun, choose the playful images and cheerful greetings in the Sweet Songbirds Stamp Set!  The solid images make quick work of stamping and punching in a variety of colors!  This Collection of tutorials has three card designs (one a fun fold) and a cute little decorative gift.  We’ve paired the Sweet Songbirds Stamp Set and Songbird Builder Punch with the new 2022-24 In Colors Designer Paper in this Collection for some bright, colorful fun!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Sending Smiles
Paper: Basic White, Mango Melody
Ink: Memento Black, So Saffron, Mango Melody, Granny Apple Green, Soft Suede
Other: Brushed Brass Butterflies, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary