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Friendly Hello (SAB)

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

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This was perfect for the Level 2 SAB bundle…

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Here’s the details…

  • Fresh Freesia – 4 1/4 x 11
  • Friendly Hello DSP – 2 1/2 x 4 3/4, add to card front
  • Basic Black – 1/2 x 3 1/2, add to card front
  • Basic White – 2 3/4 x 2 3/4, stamp greeting and flowers in Memento Black, color flowers with Fresh Freesia Blends, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some large Vanilla Polished Dots to center of each flower 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 next Collection in the January-June Mini Catalog is the darling SWEET CONVERSATIONS STAMP SET and SWEET HEARTS DIES!  These cute heart graphics can be used for more than Valentine’s Day, think birthdays, anniversaries, weddings…or anytime you want to share a little heart love!  We’ve combined this Sweet Conversations Bundle with the Sweet Talk Designer Paper which also has stripes and non-Valentine prints!  Our SWEET CONVERSATIONS COLLECTION has THREE step-by-step card tutorials (one a special fold!) and a cute 3D project to fill with treats!  See more details here!

Set(s): Friendly Hello (SAB)
Paper: Basic White, Basic Black, Fresh Freesia, Friendly Hello DSP (SAB)
Ink: Memento Black, BLENDS:  Fresh Freesia
Other: Polished Dots, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Creatively Simple 18 – Floral Square Dies

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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 folded
  • Daffodil Afternoon DSP (SAB) – 3 3/4 x 5, stamp greeting (Blossoms in Bloom) in Night of Navy, layer onto Night of Navy – 3 7/8 x 5 1/8, add to card front
  • Basic White – cut out Tulip Floral Square, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Night of Navy – 3/8 x 2 1/2, stamp greeting in Versamark, white emboss, cut into slants on both ends, 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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We are excited to kick off a new Sale-A-Bration Special Collection with the beautiful Friendly Hello Stamp Set and Friendly Hello Designer Paper Bundle!  This is a FREE Level 2 option when you purchase $100 or more in Stampin’ Up! products and we KNOW it will be popular with us AND our customers!  The Designer Paper has gorgeous colors and patterns to get you ready to bring on Spring and you can stamp directly on them to get even more variety!  Our Friendly Hello Collection has SIX step-by-step card tutorials that you won’t want to miss!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Blossoms in Bloom
Paper: Basic White, Night of Navy, Daffodil Afternoon DSP (SAB)
Ink: Night of Navy, Versamark
Other: Floral Squares Dies, White Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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IM209 – Sweet Conversations

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

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This was perfect for the new Sweet Conversations bundle…

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Here’s the details…

  • Flirty Flaming – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 3/4 x 5, stamp heart in Flirty Flamingo, Daffodil Delight, Granny Apple Green, Balmy Blue and Highland Heather, stamp word hearts in Memento Black, add to card front
  • Flirty Flamingo, Granny Apple Green, Daffodil Delight – cut out large banner and layer
  • Basic White – punch out plain heart, add on top of banners, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Balmy Blue – cut out tag, stamp X and O in Balmy Blue, small dots in Highland Heather and greeting in Memento Black, staple folded piece of Highland Heather Grosgrain Ribbon to the top of tag, add tag to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some small Adhesive Backed Hexagons to heart 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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We are excited to kick off a new Sale-A-Bration Special Collection with the beautiful Friendly Hello Stamp Set and Friendly Hello Designer Paper Bundle!  This is a FREE Level 2 option when you purchase $100 or more in Stampin’ Up! products and we KNOW it will be popular with us AND our customers!  The Designer Paper has gorgeous colors and patterns to get you ready to bring on Spring and you can stamp directly on them to get even more variety!  Our Friendly Hello Collection has SIX step-by-step card tutorials that you won’t want to miss!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Sweet Conversations
Paper: Basic White, Flirty Flamingo, Daffodil Delight, Granny Apple Green, Balmy Blue
Ink: Memento Black, Flirty Flamingo, Daffodil Delight, Granny Apple Green, Balmy Blue, Highland Heather
Other: Sweet Hearts Dies, Adhesive Backed Hexagons, Highland Heather Grosgrain Ribbon Heart Punch Pack, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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New Beginnings

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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 new things from the January – June mini!  So many cute this but I have to say I LOVE the robots!

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Here’s the details…

  • Real Red – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 3/4 x 5, stamp double hearts in Blushing Bride, add to card front
  • Sweet Talk DSP – purple stripe print – 2 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Sweet Talk DSP – red/purple heart print – 2 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Supple Shimmer Paper – punch out heart, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Real Red – stamp greeting in Versamark, white emboss, punch out with heart punch add to card front using dimensionals
  • Supple Shimmer Paper – 1/4 x 4 1/4, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Basic White – stamp robot in Memento Black, color using Highland Heather, Real Red and Flirty Flamingo Blends, cut out add to card front

And now for our latest collection…

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We are excited to kick off a new Sale-A-Bration Special Collection with the beautiful Friendly Hello Stamp Set and Friendly Hello Designer Paper Bundle!  This is a FREE Level 2 option when you purchase $100 or more in Stampin’ Up! products and we KNOW it will be popular with us AND our customers!  The Designer Paper has gorgeous colors and patterns to get you ready to bring on Spring and you can stamp directly on them to get even more variety!  Our Friendly Hello Collection has SIX step-by-step card tutorials that you won’t want to miss!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Nuts & Bolts
Paper: Basic White, Real Red, Sweet Talk DSP, Supple Shimmer Paper
Ink: Memento Black, Blushing Bride, BLENDS:  Highland Heather (Both), Real Red (Both), Flirty Flamingo (Dark)
Other: Heart Punch Pack, Dimensionals

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Let’s Set Sail

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

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I just had to use a new set for this one…

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Silver Foil – 3/4 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Basic Whit e- 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, stamp ‘water’ in Versamark and silver emboss, stamp greeting and birds in Memento Black, layer onto Basic Black – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, add to card front
  • Silver Foil – cut out 1 3/4″ circle, add to card front
  • Basic Black – punch out the sail boat, add to card front
  • Add some black Classic Matte 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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We are excited to kick off a new Sale-A-Bration Special Collection with the beautiful Friendly Hello Stamp Set and Friendly Hello Designer Paper Bundle!  This is a FREE Level 2 option when you purchase $100 or more in Stampin’ Up! products and we KNOW it will be popular with us AND our customers!  The Designer Paper has gorgeous colors and patterns to get you ready to bring on Spring and you can stamp directly on them to get even more variety!  Our Friendly Hello Collection has SIX step-by-step card tutorials that you won’t want to miss!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Let’s Set Sail
Paper: Basic White, Basic Black, Silver Foil
Ink: Memento Black, Versamark
Other: Sailboat Builder Punch, 1 3/4″ Circle Punch (retired), Classic Matte Dots, Silver Embossing Powder

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Creatively Simple 17 – Christmas Thank You

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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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But since Christmas is over…we are doing Christmas Thank You card!

Here’s my card for this week…

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Here’s the details…

  • Balmy Blue – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Balmy Blue – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, layer onto Basic White – 3 3/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Highland Heather – cut out two smaller Stitched Snowflakes, add to card front with a Wonderful Snowflake
  • Night of Navy – 1/2 x 2, stamp greeting in Versamark, white emboss, cut into slant on both ends, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some dark blue Holiday Rhinestones 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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We are excited to kick off a new Sale-A-Bration Special Collection with the beautiful Friendly Hello Stamp Set and Friendly Hello Designer Paper Bundle!  This is a FREE Level 2 option when you purchase $100 or more in Stampin’ Up! products and we KNOW it will be popular with us AND our customers!  The Designer Paper has gorgeous colors and patterns to get you ready to bring on Spring and you can stamp directly on them to get even more variety!  Our Friendly Hello Collection has SIX step-by-step card tutorials that you won’t want to miss!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Sharing Sunshine
Paper: Basic White, Balmy Blue, Highland Heather, Night of Navy
Ink: Versamark
Other: Stitched Snowflakes, Wonderful Snowflake, White Embossing Powder, Holiday Rhinestones, Dimesnionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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IM208 – Hello Beautiful

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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 wreath just for the New Year…

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I went with the colors and all the fun squiggles

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic Black – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 1/4 x 4 3/4, stamp small solid image in Memento Black, lines and 3 small pieces in Versamark/gold emboss, arrows and diagonal lines in Versamark/silver emboss
  • Whimsy & Wonder DSP – TWO Silver/White Diagonal stripe pieces – 1/2 x 4 1/2, add behind panel, add panel to card front
  • Silver Foil – 1/4 x 2 3/4, cut diagonals on each end
  • Gold Metallic Paper – 1/2 x 2 1/2, cut diagonals on each end
  • Basic Black – 1/2 x 2 – stamp greeting in Versamark, silver emboss, cut diagonals on each end, layer the three pieces, add to card front to finish off
  • Add Black Classic Matte Dots, Silver Epoxy Essential Diamonds and Gilded Gems to card 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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We are excited to kick off a new Sale-A-Bration Special Collection with the beautiful Friendly Hello Stamp Set and Friendly Hello Designer Paper Bundle!  This is a FREE Level 2 option when you purchase $100 or more in Stampin’ Up! products and we KNOW it will be popular with us AND our customers!  The Designer Paper has gorgeous colors and patterns to get you ready to bring on Spring and you can stamp directly on them to get even more variety!  Our Friendly Hello Collection has SIX step-by-step card tutorials that you won’t want to miss!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Hello Beautiful
Paper: Basic White, Basic Black, Whimsy & Wonder DSP, Silver Foil, Gold Metallic Paper
Ink: Memento Black, Versamark
Other: Silver Embossing Powder, Gold Embossing Powder, Classic Matte Dots, Silver Epoxy Essentials, Gilded Gems, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Creatively Simple16 – Christmas

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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…

  • Cherry Cobbler – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 1/2 x 5 1/4, add piece of Cherry Cobbler DSP – 1/2 x 5 1/4 behind it, then add to card front
  • Cherry Cobbler – cut out solid ornament and bow/string; add bow string solid ornament
  • Mother of Pearl Specialty Paper (NEW) – cut out merry/bright detailed ornament, add to Cherry Cobbler base, add to cardfront, trim off extra string
  • Cherry Cobbler Metallic Ribbon – tie small bow, add to ornament
  • Add some Gilded 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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We created this year’s BRAND NEW 2021 GIFTS OF GOOD TASTE COLLECTION with SIX new packaging ideas along with more of our favorite holiday cookie and candy recipes! Yes, we include the recipes! We know you will love to give these special hand-made gifts to co-workers, neighbors, your mail person and package delivery drivers! These little treats are perfect! We’ve used a variety of Stampin’ Up! July-December 2021 Mini Catalog stamp sets, punches and dies for our decorating ideas, but you could mix the packaging up with the stamps and dies you already own…the recipe and package design is what is most important! See more details HERE!

Set(s): None
Paper: Basic White, Cherry Cobbler, Regals DSP Paper Pack, Mother of Pearl Specialty Paper
Ink: None
Other: Delicate Baubles Dies, Cherry Cobbler Metallic Ribbon, Gilded Gems

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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IM207 – Merry Snowflakes

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

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Aren’t these colors soooo pretty?

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Here’s the details…

  • Pool Party – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Merry Melody Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Pool Party – cut out two solid roundish ornaments
  • Basic White – cut out two detailed snowflake ornaments, layer, add to card front
  • Silver Foil – cut out two of the bow hangers, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp greeting using Versamark, silver emboss, cut out around greeting, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some light blue holiday rhinestones 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…

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We created this year’s BRAND NEW 2021 GIFTS OF GOOD TASTE COLLECTION with SIX new packaging ideas along with more of our favorite holiday cookie and candy recipes! Yes, we include the recipes! We know you will love to give these special hand-made gifts to co-workers, neighbors, your mail person and package delivery drivers! These little treats are perfect! We’ve used a variety of Stampin’ Up! July-December 2021 Mini Catalog stamp sets, punches and dies for our decorating ideas, but you could mix the packaging up with the stamps and dies you already own…the recipe and package design is what is most important! See more details HERE!

Set(s): Merry Snowflakes
Paper: Basic White, Pool Party, Silver Foil
Ink: Versamark
Other: Delicate Baubles Dies, Merry Melody Embossing Folder, Holiday Rhinestones, Silver Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Winter Wonderland

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And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to cards using snow, snowmen…you now things that remind you of COLD!!!!  Cold but happy in my case…

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 1/4 x 5 1/4, run through the Wintry 3D embossing folder, add to card front
  • Marvelous Magenta, Bermuda Bay, Gorgeous Grape – cut out the solid snowflake
  • Basic White – cut out three detailed snowflakes, layer onto colored bases.  Add Magenta and Bermuda on card, add Grape on card using dimensionals
  • Marvelous Magenta – 1/2 x 2 3/4, stamp greeting using Versamark, white emboss, cut into slant on both ends, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some of the NEW Iridescent Rhinestones to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

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We created this year’s BRAND NEW 2021 GIFTS OF GOOD TASTE COLLECTION with SIX new packaging ideas along with more of our favorite holiday cookie and candy recipes! Yes, we include the recipes! We know you will love to give these special hand-made gifts to co-workers, neighbors, your mail person and package delivery drivers! These little treats are perfect! We’ve used a variety of Stampin’ Up! July-December 2021 Mini Catalog stamp sets, punches and dies for our decorating ideas, but you could mix the packaging up with the stamps and dies you already own…the recipe and package design is what is most important! See more details HERE!

Set(s): Frosted Gingerbread
Paper: Basic White, Marvelous Magenta, Bermuda Bay, Gorgeous Grape
Ink: Versamark
Other: Gingerbread Dies, Wintry 3D Embossing Folder, Iridescent Rhinestones, White Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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