Category Archives: Create with Connie and Mary

IM89 – Snowman Season

Happy Monday everyone! This week our inspiration is fun cupcake!

Here’s what I came up with…

Here’s a view so you can see the silver circles better…

Here’s the details…

  • Balmy Blue – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Balmy Blue – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, add 1/2″ circles and 1/4″ circles in Silver Foil, Basic Black and Whisper White, add panel to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp snowman in Memento Black, color using Balmy Blue and Petal Pink Blends, cut out using Stitched Oval, add to card front using dimenisonals
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting using Versamark, silver emboss, cut out using Stitched Circle, add black glitter organdy ribbon behind circle, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some clear Epoxy Droplets for finish off

How fun is this!

And now for our latest 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): Snwoman Season
Paper: Whisper White, Basic Black, Balmy Blue, Silver Foil
Ink: Memento Black, Versmark, BLENDS: Balmy Blue, Petal Pink
Other: Stitched Shapes Dies, 1/2″ Circle Punch, 1/4″ Hole Punch, 3/8″ Glitter Organdy Ribbon, Clear Epoxy Droplets, Silver Embossing Powder, Dimenstionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

National Coloring Day

And it’s Saturday again! This week we are celebrating National Coloring Day so needed to find an image that needed to be colored.  Since we have BLENDS, I LOVE coloring.  I knew right away what set I wanted to use…

Aren’t these little dudes just ADORABLE???

Here’s the details…

  • Pumpkin Pie – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Monster Bash DSP – one piece 1 x 5 and another 2 x 5; on the 2 x 5 piece corner round the upper right corner, add both pieces to card front
  • Whisper White – 2 3/4 x 3 3/4, corner round the bottom left of the piece, add to card front
  • Basic Black Scallop Edge Ribbon – add piece to card front
  • Crushed Curry – punch out 2″ Circle, stamp greeting using Memento Black, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp duck pirate 3 times using Memento Black, color using Blends, cut out, layer, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add Crow and grey Monster Bash Enamel Embellishments to finish off

What a fun little card!

Speaking of ADORABLE Halloween…here’s our latest 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): Birds of a Feather
Paper: Whisper White, Pumpkin Pie, Crushed Curry, Monster Bash DSP
Ink: Memento Black, BLENDS: Daffodil Delight, Smoky Slate, Real Red, Night of Navy, Pumpkin Pie
Other: 2″ Circle Punch, Basic Black Scallop Edge Ribbon, Monster Bash Enamel Embellishments, Corner Rounder, 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’!

 

Wonderfully Wicked

Happy Thursday! This week we have a simple sketch for you.

I though this would be just PERFECT for the Wonderfully Wicked set!

Here’s the details…

  • Pumpkin Pie – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Pumpkin Pie – 4 x 5 1/4, stamp bat in Mango Melody (I wanted it light on the background)
  • Monster Bash DSP (bat print) – 2 1/2 x 4 3/4, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 2 x 3 1/4, stamp spider webs in Versamark, silver emboss, layer onto Basic Black 2 1/8 x 3 3/8, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp spiders 3 times using Memento Black, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Black Foil – cut out wicked, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some dots from the Monster Bash Enamel Embellishments to finish off

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): Wonderfully Wicked
Paper: Whisper White, Basic Black, Pumpkin Pie, Monster Bash DSP, Black Foil
Ink: Memento Black, Mango Melody, Versamark
Other: Silver Embossing Powder, Monster Bash Enamel Embellishments, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

 

 

IM88 – Gather Together

Happy Monday everyone! This week our inspiration is some cool tiles!

Here’s what I came up with…

and here is a close-up so you can see how ‘shiny’ it is…

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, cut out the motif from the Tasteful Backgrounds dies, stamp greeting using Bermuda Bay, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Noble Peacock DSP (Blue print) – 1/4 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Noble Peacock Foil sheets – cut out largest embossed leaf from the blue, medium embossed leaf from peacock, small from green, layer, add to card front
  • Add some of the green Noble Peacock rhinestones to finish it off.

I LOVE how this turned out!  Pictures just really can’t pick up how bright and shiny it is!

And now for our latest collection…

Another one of our favorites in the new Holiday catalog is the awesome bundle, Gather Together. It has the stamps with leaves and pumpkins, plus a die set with some embossed leaves! SOOOO fun! We have created a Collection of step-by-step tutorials using the Come to Gather Suite of products with three cards (one a fun fold) and a 3D project that you, your kids (of all ages!) or grandkids will enjoy! Makes an awesome gift, too! We know you will LOVE this new Collection!  See all the details here!

Set(s): Gather Together
Paper: Whisper White, Noble Peacock DSP, Noble Peacock Foil
Ink: Bermuda Bay
Other: Gathered Leaves Dies, Tasteful Backgrounds Dies, Noble Peacock Rhinestones, Dimenstionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Back to School

And it’s Saturday again!  This week our theme is Back to School!  This is perfect for me…although I have to say, I’ve been back to school to 2 weeks now!  I LOVE the new Harvest Hellos set and it is made for this challenge…

Here’s the details…

  • Real Red – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Real Red – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Brick and Mortar Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Come to Gather DSP – lined print – Stitched Nested Label die – 2 5/8 x 4 7/8, add to card front
  • Black Foil – 1/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp full apple twice, one half apple, 5 apple leaves and 3 stems using Memento Black, color using Blends, punch/cut out, layer add to card front using dimensionals
  • Pretty Peacock – 5/8 x 1 1/2, stamp greeting using Versamark, white emboss, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals

I LOVE coloring these apples…so pretty!

And now for our newest collection…

Another one of our favorites in the new Holiday catalog is the awesome bundle, Gather Together. It has the stamps with leaves and pumpkins, plus a die set with some embossed leaves! SOOOO fun! We have created a Collection of step-by-step tutorials using the Come to Gather Suite of products with three cards (one a fun fold) and a 3D project that you, your kids (of all ages!) or grandkids will enjoy! Makes an awesome gift, too! We know you will LOVE this new Collection!  See all the details here!

 

Set(s): Harvest Hellos
Paper: Whisper White, Real Red, Pretty Peacock, Black Foil, Come to Gather DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Versmark, BLENDS:  Cherry Cobbler, Real Red, Petal Pink, Old Olive Bronze
Other: Apple Builder Punch, Stitched Nested Label Dies, Brick and Mortar Embossing Folder, White Embossing Powder, 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’!

 

Gather Together

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

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this color combo!  And of course with purples and teal I just had to do LEAVES!

This has to be just an all time favorite card of mine!  Here’s the details…

  • Purple Posy – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 3/4 x 5, run top 2/3 of the panel through the Stylish Scroll Embossing Folder, stamp greeting using Gorgeous Grape, layer onto Pretty Peacock – 3 7/8 x 5 1/8, add to card front
  • Woven Threads DSP – (purple/peacock print) – 1 x 4, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp leaf 2 times using Memento Black, color one with Pretty Peacock and the other with Purple Posy Blends, cut out; stamp ‘wheat’ two times in Gorgeous Grape, cut out
  • Gorgeous Grape and Pretty Peacock – wet cardstock and cut out large embossed leaf from each
  • Layer everything together and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Purple Posy and Pretty Peacock Faceted Gems to finish off.

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…

 

Another one of our favorites in the new Holiday catalog is the awesome bundle, Gather Together. It has the stamps with leaves and pumpkins, plus a die set with some embossed leaves! SOOOO fun! We have created a Collection of step-by-step tutorials using the Come to Gather Suite of products with three cards (one a fun fold) and a 3D project that you, your kids (of all ages!) or grandkids will enjoy! Makes an awesome gift, too! We know you will LOVE this new Collection!  See all the details here!

Set(s): Gather Together
Paper: Whisper White, Gorgeous Grape, Purple Posy, Pretty Peacock, Woven Threads DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Gorgeous Grape, BLENDS: Purple Posy, Pretty Peacock
Other: Gathering Leaves Dies, In Color Faceted Gems, Stylish Scroll Embossing Folder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

 

 

IM87 – Band Together

Happy Monday everyone! This week our inspiration is an AWESOME autumn wreath!

Here’s what I came up with…

Here’s the details…

  • Very Vanilla – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Very Vanilla – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Subtle Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Very Vanilla – stamp each flower 3 times using Memento Black, color the full flower with Cajun Craze, Calypso Coral, Crumb Cake, Soft Suede and have flower with Bermuda Bay and Pool Party, stamp leaves 3 times with Memento Black and color using Mossy Meadow, cut everything out, layer and add to card front
  • Whisper White – Stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut out using oval, layer on top of a piece of 7/8″ Burlap Ribbon and Mossy Meadow Twine, add to card front using dimensionals

And now for our latest collection…

 

Another one of our favorites in the new Holiday catalog is the awesome bundle, Gather Together. It has the stamps with leaves and pumpkins, plus a die set with some embossed leaves! SOOOO fun! We have created a Collection of step-by-step tutorials using the Come to Gather Suite of products with three cards (one a fun fold) and a 3D project that you, your kids (of all ages!) or grandkids will enjoy! Makes an awesome gift, too! We know you will LOVE this new Collection!  See all the details here!

Set(s): Band Together
Paper: Very Vanilla
Ink: Memento Black, BLENDS:  Pumpkin Pie (Dark), Calypso Coral (Both), Bermuda Bay (Both), Pool Party (Dark), Crumb Cake (Both), Soft Suede (Both), Mossy Meadow (Both)
Other: Subtle Embossing Folder, Detailed Bands Dies, Burlap 7/8″ Ribbon, Magnolia Mossy Meadow Twine, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!