Category Archives: Create with Connie and Mary

IM55 – Lasting Lily

 

Happy Monday everyone! Hope you are ready to be inspired!  What a cool color combo…

I just HAD to use the Lasting Lily SAB set!

Here’s the details…

  • Berry Burst – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Soft Seafoam – 3 7/8 x 5 1/8, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 3 3/4 x 5 – cut out the doily, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp small and large lilies in Berry Burst, stems and leaves in Garden Green, cut out add to card front
  • Share What You Love dsp  Razzleberry Striped print – 1/4 x 3 1/2
  • Powder Pink – 3/4 x 2 3/4, stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut into banner, add on top of striped print, add to card front using dimensionals

LOVE the new doily builder thinlits!

Looking for some fun treat ideas? Well…do we have a collection for you!

“Hey Love” is a FUN and whimsical stamp set just perfect for Valentines and not just for kids! We LOVE the SIX little treat boxes we’ve come up with for our Hey Love Valentine Treat Box Collection!!! Just TOO “Stinkin’ Sweet”! In this Hey Love Collection, you’ll get the tutorials for SIX great treat boxes all designed by Connie and Mary! Find the details HERE!

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary to see Connie’s GREAT project!

Set(s): Lasting Lily
Paper: Whisper White, Berry Blast, Soft Seafoam, Powder Pink, Share What You Love DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Berry Burst, Garden Green
Other: Doily Builder Thinlits, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Love Me Tender

Happy Saturday everyone!  As I’m writing this we are getting ready to get blasted again with another winter storm.  We’ll see if it happens or not.  But if I’m stuck inside because of snow and freezing rain…it will be a GREAT time to STAMP!  This week our theme is “Love Me Tender” – Romantic Valentines.  I have to say…this is SO NOT ME!!!!  But I did come up with this…

It’s romantic…RIGHT?  The dsp is titled Floral Romance – I think that makes it work!  LOL!!!

Here’s some details…

  • Petal Pink – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 4 x 5 1/4,  add to card front
  • Floral Romance – Petal Pink vellum print – 4 x 5 1/4, add to card front
  • Fresh Fig – cut our large scallop heart frame, add to card frame
  • Whisper White -stamp large image from Wonderful Romance using Memento Black, color with Petal Pink Old Olive Blends and Fresh Fig marker, cut out, add to card front
  • Sahara Sand – stamp greeting using Fresh Fig, cut out using Stitched Oval
  • Fresh Fig – cut our 3 of the little stem/leaves, add behind oval
  • Add piece of Petal Pink Variegated Ribbon behind oval then add over to card front using dimensionals

I think this turned out pretty good!

Looking for some fun treat ideas?  Well…do we have a collection for you!

“Hey Love” is a FUN and whimsical stamp set just perfect for Valentines and not just for kids! We LOVE the SIX little treat boxes we’ve come up with for our Hey Love Valentine Treat Box Collection!!! Just TOO “Stinkin’ Sweet”! In this Hey Love Collection, you’ll get the tutorials for SIX great treat boxes all designed by Connie and Mary! Find the details HERE!

 

Set(s): Wonderful Romance, Meant to Be
Paper: Whisper White, Petal Pink, Fresh Fig, Sahara Sand, Floral Romance DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Fresh Fig, BLENDS:  Petal Pink, Old Olive
Other: Stitched Shapes Framelits, Wonderful Floral Framelits, Be Mine Stitched Framelits, 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’!

Beauty Abounds

Happy Thursday and we have an awesome sketch inspiration for you…

I just LOVE the butterfly thinlits and this GORGEOUS paper…

Oh my word…this vellum is just YUMMY! Here’s the details…

  • Petal Pink – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 7/8 x 5 1/8, add to card front
  • Floral Romance Vellum DSP – 3 7/8 x 5 1/8, add to card front front
  • Floral Romance – grey wood print – 3 3/4 x 2, add to card frong
  • Fresh Fig – 1/4 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Floral Romance – mossy meadow print – 3 1/2 x 1 1/4, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out 2 3/4 circle, stamp greeting using Fresh Fig, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Floral Romance – petal pink print – 3 5/8 x 3/4, add to card front
  • Cut out bottom butterflies in Petal Pink and top ones in Fresh Fig, layer, add to card front to finish off.

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

Looking for some fun treat ideas?  Well…do we have a collection for you!

“Hey Love” is a FUN and whimsical stamp set just perfect for Valentines and not just for kids! We LOVE the SIX little treat boxes we’ve come up with for our Hey Love Valentine Treat Box Collection!!! Just TOO “Stinkin’ Sweet”! In this Hey Love Collection, you’ll get the tutorials for SIX great treat boxes all designed by Connie and Mary! Find the details HERE!

 

Set(s): Beauty Abounds
Paper: Whisper White, Petal Pink, Fresh Fig, Floral Romance DSP
Ink: Fresh Fig
Other: Butterfly Beauty Thinlets, Layering Circles Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

IM54 – All That You Are

 

Happy Monday everyone!  WOW…we actually got some snow around here over the weekend.  It’s been quite some time since we had snow to amount to anything and between Saturday and Sunday we got 7″!  Rand got us all dug out and the plow and salt truck has been through out street several times so we are good to go.  Here’s the inspiration for this week

What a fun cake inspiration and I decided to go with the colors!

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • So Saffron – 2 1/2 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 3 3/4 x 5, run through Subtle Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Pumpkin Pie Dotted print – 3/4 x 3 1/2, add to card front
  • Basic Black – 1/4 x 4 1/8, add to card front
  • Flirty Flamingo Striped pint – 1/2 x 3 1/4, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp image using Memento Black color using Pumpkin Pie, Petal Pink, Flirty Flamingo, Daffodil Delight and Shaded Spruce Blends, cut out and add to card front
  • So Saffron – stamp greeting using Memento Black, punch out using 1 1/4″ Circle PUnch, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Basic Rhinestones to finish off

What a cool image!  Love being able to color it with the Blends!

Looking for some fun treat ideas?  Well…do we have a collection for you!

“Hey Love” is a FUN and whimsical stamp set just perfect for Valentines and not just for kids! We LOVE the SIX little treat boxes we’ve come up with for our Hey Love Valentine Treat Box Collection!!! Just TOO “Stinkin’ Sweet”! In this Hey Love Collection, you’ll get the tutorials for SIX great treat boxes all designed by Connie and Mary! Find the details HERE!

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary to see Connie’s GREAT project!

Set(s): All That You Are
Paper: Whisper White, Basic Black, So Saffron, Regals Paper Pack, Brights Paper Back
Ink: Memento Black, BLENDS:  Pumpkin Pie, Petal Pink, Flirty Flamingo, Daffodil Delight and Shaded Spruce
Other: Subtle Embossing Folder, 1 1/4″ Circle Punch, Basic Rhinestones, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

The Rose

Are you ready for some great Valentine inspiration…we hope so! It’s time for another Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Blog Hop. This week we are featuring Valentine Flowers!  I’m not sure I interrupted right but I LOVE mt card!

Here’s the details…

  • Flirty Flaming – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folder
  • All My Love DSP – 3/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 3 1/2 x 5, cut bottom edge with scallop stitched edgelit, add to card front
  • Lovely Lipstick – cut out 2 of florishy edge, add to card front
  • Stamp greeting using Memento Black
  • Lovely Lipstick – cut out 5 small scallop hearts, score down center of each, slightly fold and add to card front to form flower
  • Whisper White – cut out small scallop heart, add to center of flower using dimensional
  • Lovely Lipstick and Flirty Flamingo – cut out small heart from heart border, add to center of flower to finish off

I just LOVE the way this one turned out!

The Occasions mini is now available for everyone – WOO HOO!  Valentines Day will be here before you know it so get ready with our newest collection…

See details HERE!

Set(s): Meant to Be
Paper: Whisper White, Flirty Flamingo, Lovely Lipstick, All My Love DSP
Ink: Memento Black
Other: Be Mine Stitched Framelits, 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

So are you lovin’ the new Occasions Mini?  I know I am and I am especially lovin’ the Bloom by Bloom set.  It is SOOO me!  Happy Thursday and we have an cool color inspiration for you…

Yep…it’s going to be Bloom by Bloom AGAIN…

Isn’t that an AWESOME background?  That’s what happens when you run Vellum through the Subtle Emobssing Folder!  Here’s the details…

  • Mint Macaron – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Vellum – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Subtle Embossing Folder and add to card front front
  • Happiness Blooms DSP – 1 1/4 x 4, add to card front
  • Night of Navy – 1/8 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp large flower with Calypso Coral and small flower with stamped off Calypso Coral, stem and leaves with Call Me Clover, cut everything out and add to card front using dimesionals
  • Happiness Blooms DSP – 1/2 x 2 3/4, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting using Night of Navy, punch out with 1 1/4″ circle punch, layer onto 1 3/8″ Night of Navy Scallop Circle, 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!

The Occasions mini is now available for demos to preorder and we have jumped right in with one of our FAVORITE NEW SET. Valentines Day will be here before you know it so get ready with our newest collection…

See details HERE!

Set(s): Bloom by Bloom, Label Me Pretty
Paper: Whisper White, Night of Navy, Mint Macaron, Happiness Blooms DSP, Vellum
Ink: Night of Navy, Calypso Coral, Call Me Clover
Other: Subtle Embossing Folder, 1 1/4″ Circle Punch, 1 3/8″ Scallop Circle Punch, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

IM53 – Bunch of Blossoms

 

It’s Monday again and this is BACK TO SCHOOL Monday for me – EEK!  I always look forward to the Inspiration Monday photos…you just never know what it will take. It’s a GORGEOUS cookie inspiration for you this week…

There was just so much to love with this and here is what I came up with…

Here’s the details…

  • Crumb Cake – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Whisper White – 4 7/8 x 3 5/8, run through the Lace Embossing Folder, layer onto Soft Suede – 5 x 3 3/4, add to card front
  • So Saffron dotted print – 3/4 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Crumb Cake – 1/4 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Soft Suede – cut out using Stitched Label Framelit, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Very Vanilla – punch out 2″ circle, stamp greetin using Soft Suede, add to card front
  • Whisper White, So Saffron, Crumb Cake – punch out flowers, center and leaves, layer and add to card front to finish off.

The Occasions mini is now available for demos to preorder and we have jumped right in with one of our FAVORITE NEW SET. Valentines Day will be here before you know it so get ready with our newest collection…

See details HERE!

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary to see Connie’s GREAT project!

Set(s): Bunch of Clossom
Paper: Whisper White, Very Vanilla, Crumb Cake, Soft Suede, So Saffron, Subtles DSP Paper Pack
Ink: Soft Suede
Other: Stitched Labels Framelits, Bitty Blooms Punches, Lace Embossing Folder, 2″ Circle Punch, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!