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Friendly Hello – SAB

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

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This was just perfect for the new Level 2 SAB set – Friendly Hello which includes set and matching DSP…

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Here’s the details…

  • Petal Pink – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Friendly Hello DSP – 4 x 5 1/4, add to card front
  • Basic White – 3 1/2 x 4 1/4, cut end using Basic Borders, stamp flower and greeting with Memento Black, color flowers with Petal Pink Blends
  • Layer piece of Basic Black 1/2 x 4 3/4 behind panel and add to card front
  • Add some Genial Gems 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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Our popular TECHNIQUES Collection is back with our SIX new techniques for cards! We are featuring the upcoming BLESSINGS OF HOME STAMP SET and FLOWERS OF HOME DIES (available for demos to preorder now and customers on January 3) along with the techniques. These flower images are so pretty to color or leave monochromatic for a vintage look! We’ve also paired them with the HEART & HOME DESIGNER PAPER on our SIX technique card tutorials. See more details here!

Set(s): Friendly Hello
Paper: Basic White, Basic Black, Petal Pink, Friendly Hello DSP
Ink: Memento Black, BLENDS:  Petal Pink
Other: Basic Borders Dies, Genial Gems

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Creatively Simple 13 – Thankful

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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…

  • Smoky Slate – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Vellum – 4 x 5 1/2, run through the Timeless Type Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Basic White – 1/2 x 3 3/4, 1/4 x 3 3/4, add to card front
  • Smoky Slate – 2 1/2 x 4, stamp image and greeting in Versamark, white emboss, add to card fornt
  • Double up a piece of white Bakers Twine, tie into bow, add to card front

DANG..that is a super easy one!

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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Don’t you LOVE a great tree set? We do! In this bundle, use the trees singly or build an entire forest! They aren’t just for Christmas cards, this bundle can be used year-around to build a woodsy scene. For our Collection, we’ve paired Stampin’ Up!’s WHIMSICAL TREES STAMP SET and CHRISTMAS TREE DIES with the WHIMSY & WONDER DESIGNER PAPER to create three cards (one a special fold card) and a fabulous 3D project you can’t wait to use…just in time for the holidays! See more details HERE!

Set(s): Blessings of Home, Art Gallery
Paper: Basic White, Smoky Slate, Vellum
Ink: Versamark
Other: Timeless Type Embossing Folder, White Embossing Powder, White Baker’s Twine

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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IM204 – Christmas to Remember

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

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I wanted to create the feel of the wreath on my card and this is what I came up with…

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Here’s the details…

  • Crumb Cake – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Crumb Cake – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Bark embossing folder, add to card front
  • Seasonal Label dies – cut out leaves in Evening Evergreen, Soft Succulent and Very Vanilla, make into a wreath, add to card front
  • Christmas Pinecone Dies – cut out small pinecones using Soft Suede for base and Early Espresso for detail, add to wreath
  • Very Vanilla – 5/8 x 4 – stamp greeting in Versamark, gold emboss, cut into banner on both ends, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Rose/Gold Metallic Paper – punch out four 1/4″ circles, add to card front
  • Tie bow in Fine Art Ribbon, add to wreath 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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Don’t you LOVE a great tree set? We do! In this bundle, use the trees singly or build an entire forest! They aren’t just for Christmas cards, this bundle can be used year-around to build a woodsy scene. For our Collection, we’ve paired Stampin’ Up!’s WHIMSICAL TREES STAMP SET and CHRISTMAS TREE DIES with the WHIMSY & WONDER DESIGNER PAPER to create three cards (one a special fold card) and a fabulous 3D project you can’t wait to use…just in time for the holidays! See more details HERE!

Set(s): Christmas to Remember
Paper: Very Vanilla, Crumb Cake, Soft Succulent, Evening Evergreen, Soft Suede, Early Espresso
Ink: Versamark
Other: Seasonal Label Dies, Christmas Pinecone Dies, Bark Embossing Folder, Fine Art Ribbon, 1/4″ Hole Punch (retired), Gold Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Deck the Halls

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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 Christmas Greenery on our cards.  Hmmm…does that mean it has to be green…LOL?  I did go with green just not traditional Christmas green…

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I do LOVE the colors of the Whimsy & Wonder DSP so that was my inspiration!  Here’s the details…

  • Blushing Bride – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Blushing Bride – 2 1/2 x 5 1/2, run through the pine bought Wintery 3D Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Whimsy & Wonder DSP (holly print) – 2 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Silver Foil – light piece – 1/4 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Basic White – cut out largest Seasonal Label dies, stamp greeting in Versamark and silver emboss, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Basic White – stamp holly leaves two times in Mint Macaron and berries two times in Blushing Bride, cut out, layer, add some Silver Cord behind and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Basic Rhinestones to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

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Don’t you LOVE a great tree set? We do! In this bundle, use the trees singly or build an entire forest! They aren’t just for Christmas cards, this bundle can be used year-around to build a woodsy scene. For our Collection, we’ve paired Stampin’ Up!’s WHIMSICAL TREES STAMP SET and CHRISTMAS TREE DIES with the WHIMSY & WONDER DESIGNER PAPER to create three cards (one a special fold card) and a fabulous 3D project you can’t wait to use…just in time for the holidays! See more details HERE!

Set(s): Christmas Season, Christmas to Remember
Paper: Basic White, Blushing Bride, Whimsy & Wonder DSP, Silver Foil
Ink: Mint Macaron, Blushing Bride, Versamark
Other: Seasonal Label Dies, Wintry 3D Embossing Folder, Simply Elegant Silver Cord, Basic Rhinestones, 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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Banner Year

Happy Thursday and a very happy Thanksgiving to one and all!  Now I can FINALLY decorate for Christmas…my most favorite thing to do! This week it’s color inspiration time …

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And in honor of today being Thanksgiving, this is what I made…

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Here’s the details…

  • Rich Razzleberry – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Regals DSP Paper Pack (Rich Razzleberry print) – 2 x 4 1/2, add two strips of Gold Metallic Paper (1/2 x 4 1/4) behind piece then add to card front
  • Basic White – cut out Seasonal Label Die, wrap piece of Gold Shimmer Ribbon behind, then add to card front using dimensionals
  • Cut out leaves from Flowers of Home Dies in Rich Razzleberry, Cinnamon Cider and Early Espresso, add to tag
  • Early Espresso – 1/2 x 2 3/4, stamp greeting in Versamark and white emboss, cut into banner on one end and add to card front using dimesnionals
  • Add some Gilded Gems to finish out

Unusual color combo but I really like it!

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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Don’t you LOVE a great tree set? We do! In this bundle, use the trees singly or build an entire forest! They aren’t just for Christmas cards, this bundle can be used year-around to build a woodsy scene. For our Collection, we’ve paired Stampin’ Up!’s WHIMSICAL TREES STAMP SET and CHRISTMAS TREE DIES with the WHIMSY & WONDER DESIGNER PAPER to create three cards (one a special fold card) and a fabulous 3D project you can’t wait to use…just in time for the holidays! See more details HERE!

Set(s): Banner Year
Paper: Basic White, Rich Razzleberry, Early Espresso, Cinnamon Cider, Regals DSP Paper Pack, Rose/Gold Metallic Paper
Ink: Versamark
Other: Flowers of Home Dies, Seasonal Label Dies, Gold Shimmer Ribbon, Gilded Gems, White Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Creatively Simple 12 – Thankful

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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…

  • Mint Macaron – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Mint Macaron – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Timeless Type Embossing folder
  • Vellum – stamp large flower image in Versamark, whit emboss, add to card front
  • Wrap piece of Jade/Gold Braided ribbon around panel, add to card fornt
  • Rose/Gold Metallic Paper – cut out two leaves from gold, add to card fornt
  • White – 3/4 x 2 1/2, stamp greeting in Just Jade, cut slants on both sides, 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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Don’t you LOVE a great tree set?  We do!  In this bundle, use the trees singly or build an entire forest!  They aren’t just for Christmas cards, this bundle can be used year-around to build a woodsy scene.  For our Collection, we’ve paired Stampin’ Up!’s WHIMSICAL TREES STAMP SET and CHRISTMAS TREE DIES with the WHIMSY & WONDER DESIGNER PAPER to create three cards (one a special fold card) and a fabulous 3D project you can’t wait to use…just in time for the holidays!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Blessing of Home
Paper: Mint Macaron, Rose/Gold Metallic Paper, Vellum
Ink: Just Jade, Versamark
Other: Flowers of Home Dies, Timeless Type Embossing Folder, White Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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IM203 – Banner Year

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

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Oh so pretty!  I picked up the colors from the inspiration piece for my card

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Here’s the details…

  • Very Vanilla – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Very Vanilla – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Stitched Greenery die, add to card front
  • Neutrals DSP Paper Pack – (Night of Navy) – 1 x 4 1/4 and 3/4 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Soft Succulent – cut out largest Tailored Made Tag, add piece of the new Denim Ribbon, tie with Pale Papaya Ribbon, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Cut out leaves in Very Vanilla, Pale Papaya, Cajun Craze, and Night of Navy, add to tag
  • Pale Papaya – 5/8 x 4 1/4, stamp greeting in Night of Navy, 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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Don’t you LOVE a great tree set? We do! In this bundle, use the trees singly or build an entire forest! They aren’t just for Christmas cards, this bundle can be used year-around to build a woodsy scene. For our Collection, we’ve paired Stampin’ Up!’s WHIMSICAL TREES STAMP SET and CHRISTMAS TREE DIES with the WHIMSY & WONDER DESIGNER PAPER to create three cards (one a special fold card) and a fabulous 3D project you can’t wait to use…just in time for the holidays! See more details HERE!

Set(s): Banner Year
Paper: Very Vanilla, Soft Succulent, Pale Papaya, Cajun Craze, Night of Navy, Neutrals DSP Paper Pack
Ink: Night of Navy
Other: Intricate Leaves Dies, Tailored Made Tags Die, Stitched Greenery Die, Denim Ribbon, Pale Papaya Ribbon, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Thanksgiving/Gratitude

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And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is Thanksgiving/Gratitude.

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Here’s the details…

  • Pale Papaya – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Basic White – 3 1/2 x 3 3/4, add to card front
  • You’re a Peach DSP (blue/white dot) – 3 x 4, add to card front
  • You’re a Peach DSP (orange/white stripe) – 3/4 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Balmy Blue, Pale Papaya – cut out intricate leaf die, add to card front
  • Cajun Craze – cut out detailed pumpkin, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Pale Papaya – 1/2 x 2 3/4, stamp greeting in Memento Black, cut into banner on one end, add to card front
  • Add Gilded Gem to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

Are you starting to get ready for the holidays? We are! And we love to get our Christmas cards done early! For this Collection, we’ve paired Stampin’ Up!’s ENCIRCLED IN WARMTH STAMP SET with the ENCIRCLED IN BEAUTY DIES to create a gorgeous set of EIGHT holiday card tutorials! The Red & Green Foil Sheets add shimmer and shine to the muted Peaceful Place Designer Paper and enhance the doily dies and festive greetings. Grab this Collection of EIGHT card tutorials today! See more details HERE!

Set(s): Banner Year
Paper: Basic White, Pale Papaya, Balmy Blue, Cajun Craze, You’re a Peach DSP
Ink: Memento Black
Other: Intricate Leaves Dies, Detailed Pumpkin Dies, Gilded Gems, 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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CCM691 – Merry Snowflakes

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

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Here’s what I came up with…

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Here’s the details…

  • Blushing Bride – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whimsy & Wonder DSP 4 x 5 1/4, add to card front
  • Whimsy & Wonder DSP (silver/white stripe) – 2 1/2 x 3, cut angle using Basic Border Dies, add to card front
  • Basic White – 1 1/2 x 3 3/4, stamp greeting using Versamark, Silver Emboss, add to card front
  • Rose Metallic Paper – punch out two 1/2 circles (retired), one 3/4 circle (retired) and stitched snowflake, add to card front
  • Add some Silver Epoxy Essentials to finish off

And still another Christmas card done!

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…

Are you starting to get ready for the holidays? We are! And we love to get our Christmas cards done early! For this Collection, we’ve paired Stampin’ Up!’s ENCIRCLED IN WARMTH STAMP SET with the ENCIRCLED IN BEAUTY DIES to create a gorgeous set of EIGHT holiday card tutorials! The Red & Green Foil Sheets add shimmer and shine to the muted Peaceful Place Designer Paper and enhance the doily dies and festive greetings. Grab this Collection of EIGHT card tutorials today! See more details HERE!

Set(s): Merry Snowflakes
Paper: Basic White, Blushing Bride, Whimsy & Wonder DSP, Rose/Gold Metallic Paper
Ink: Versamark
Other: Stitched Snowflake Dies, Basic Border Dies, 1/2″ Circle Punch (retired), 3/4″ Circle Punch (retired), Silver Embossing Powder, Silver Epoxy Essentials

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Creatively Simple 11 – Blessings of Home

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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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I decided to use the new bundle from the upcoming Jan/June Mini.  Here’s the details…

  • Pale Papaya – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 3/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Heart & Home DSP (green) – 1 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Pale Papaya – cut out Scallop Contour Dies, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp large flower image in Smoky Slate, lightly color with blends leaving a lot of white space, cut out, add to card front
  • Mint Macaron – 5/8 x 2 3/4, stamp greeting in Memento Black, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Tie a bow from Pale Papaya Ribbon add to banner 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…

Are you starting to get ready for the holidays? We are! And we love to get our Christmas cards done early! For this Collection, we’ve paired Stampin’ Up!’s ENCIRCLED IN WARMTH STAMP SET with the ENCIRCLED IN BEAUTY DIES to create a gorgeous set of EIGHT holiday card tutorials! The Red & Green Foil Sheets add shimmer and shine to the muted Peaceful Place Designer Paper and enhance the doily dies and festive greetings. Grab this Collection of EIGHT card tutorials today! See more details HERE!

Set(s): Blessings of Home
Paper: Basic White, Pale Papaya, Mint Macaron, Heart & Home DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Smoky Slate, BLENDS:  Pale Papaya, Mint Macaron
Other: Flowers of Home Dies, Scallop Contour Dies, Pale Papaya Ribbon

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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