Category Archives: Create with Connie and Mary

IM161 – Lots of Heart

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

I just had to use the Lots of Heart set…

Here’s the details…

  • Real Red – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, layer onto Basic Black – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, add to card front
  • Basic Black – cut out scallop heart, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp checked heart, cut out, add to card front
  • Crumb Cake – cut out line of swirly hearts, add to card front
  • Real Red – stamp small dotted heart in Memento Black, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting in Memento Black, cut out using Classic Label Punch, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add two small Matte Black Dots 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…

Love is in Air!  Not only on February 14th, but really just about any time of the year.  One thing we love about the Forever & Always Stamp Set and Always Dies, is that it isn’t just for Valentine’s Day!  If you look closely, it is perfectly suited for any day…birthdays, anniversaries, or weddings!  Our next collection featuring the Love You Always Suite has a little of everything!  We’ve made three cards (one a fun fold), and a decorated gift box that has a couple treats and a surprise inside for someone special!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Lots of Heart
Paper: Whisper White, Basic Black, Real Red, Crumb Cake
Ink: Memento Black, Real Red
Other: Many Hearts Dies, Classic Label Punch, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Love Is In the Air

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is Love is in the Air – Valentine card!  Well…mine sort of turned out non-traditional AGAIN!

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 x 5, run through the Painted Texture Embossing Folder
  • Mint Macaron – TWO pieces 3/4 x 3 3/4, add behind white panel, add to card front
  • Love You Always DSP (Sahara Sand) – 1/2 x 4 1/2, add to card front
  • True Love DSP – cut out a two flower image, color using Blends, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp love in Versamark, silver emboss, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Balmy Blue – 3/8 x 1 1/4, stamp greeting in Memento Black, cut ends on and angle, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Matte Black Dots – add to Sahara Sand strip
  • Add Heart charm to card front, tie a small bow in white twine, add inside heart

And now for our latest collection…

Love is in Air!  Not only on February 14th, but really just about any time of the year.  One thing we love about the Forever & Always Stamp Set and Always Dies, is that it isn’t just for Valentine’s Day!  If you look closely, it is perfectly suited for any day…birthdays, anniversaries, or weddings!  Our next collection featuring the Love You Always Suite has a little of everything!  We’ve made three cards (one a fun fold), and a decorated gift box that has a couple treats and a surprise inside for someone special!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Forever & Always
Paper: Whisper White, Mint Macaron, Love You Always Specialty DSP, True Love DSP
Ink: Memento Black Versamark, BLENDS:  Night of Navy (light), Balmy Blue (both) Shaded Spruce (dark), Mint Macaron (both)
Other: Painted Texture Embossing Folder, Heart Charm, Matte Black Dots, White Twine, Silver Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

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

 

 

 

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Art Gallery

Happy Thursday! This week it’s color inspiration time…it is black, white and a color of your choice

I decided that yellow would be perfect…

This is really a pretty easy card and just love the black, white, yellow look

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • True Love DSP (black/white diamond print) – 2 1/2 x 5, add two piece of the Daffodil Delight Ruched Ribbon, then add to card front
  • Daffodil Delight – 2 3/4 x 2 3/4, add ‘stitching’ using the Stitched with Whimsy Die, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp flower in Memento Black, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add a couple of Matte Black Dots to finish off

Oh so happy!

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…

Love is in Air!  Not only on February 14th, but really just about any time of the year.  One thing we love about the Forever & Always Stamp Set and Always Dies, is that it isn’t just for Valentine’s Day!  If you look closely, it is perfectly suited for any day…birthdays, anniversaries, or weddings!  Our next collection featuring the Love You Always Suite has a little of everything!  We’ve made three cards (one a fun fold), and a decorated gift box that has a couple treats and a surprise inside for someone special!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Art Gallery
Paper: Whisper White, Daffodil Delight, True Love DSP
Ink: Memento Black
Other: Floral Gallery Dies, Stitched with Whimsy Dies, Daffodil Delight Ruched Ribbon, Matte Black Dots, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

IM160 – Approaching Perfection

It’s Monday again and you know what that means…it’s time for another AWESOME inspiration! This week its an awesome wall print…

I knew exactly what I would be using for this…

I think this would make a great masculine birthday card…don’t you?  Here’s the details…

  • Very Vanilla – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Seaside Spray – 3 3/4 x 5, sponge using Crumb Cake, add to card front
  • In Good Taste DSP (dark brown wood grain print) – 1/2 x 5, add to card front
  • Seaside Spray – 1/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Very Vanilla – cut out the Dandy Wishes dies – layer, add to card front
  • Crumb Cake – 3/4 x 2 7/8, stamp greeting using Soft Suede, cut into banner, 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…

Could the Snail Mail Suite of products be ANY cuter?  Look at those little faces and those Resin Hearts…oh my!  We are using the Snailed It Stamp Set and Snail Dies for our next Collection of tutorials!  For this Snailed It Collection, we’ve made three cards (one a fun fold), and an absolutely FUN and unique favor box that is perfect for your stamp camps and classes!   You’ll want to make several to give away!  See more details here!

Set(s): Approaching Perfection (SAB)
Paper: Very Vanilla, Seaside Spray, In Good Taste DSP
Ink: Crumb Cake, Soft Suede
Other: Dandy Wishes Dies, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Non-Traditional Valentine Colors

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to make a Valentine card using non-traditional colors.  This actually started out as a light blue and purple card…hmmm…not sure what happened!  LOL!!!

Here’s the details…

  • Misty Moonlight – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Subtle DSP (Calypso Coral dotted print) – 2 1/2 x 4
  • Whisper White 4 x 4 1/4, cut on diagonal so that the right side is 3 1/4, randomly stamp the little heart in Calypso Coral, add to card front
  • Balmy Blue – cut out the open heart edge, add to card front
  • Misty Moonlight – cut out the large scallop heart – add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp the checker heart in Calypso Coral, add to scallop heart
  • Balmy Blue – layer the small heart and dotted heart together and cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting in Misty Moonlight, punch out with Classic Label punch, add to card front to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

Could the Snail Mail Suite of products be ANY cuter?  Look at those little faces and those Resin Hearts…oh my!  We are using the Snailed It Stamp Set and Snail Dies for our next Collection of tutorials!  For this Snailed It Collection, we’ve made three cards (one a fun fold), and an absolutely FUN and unique favor box that is perfect for your stamp camps and classes!   You’ll want to make several to give away!  See more details here!

Set(s): Lots of Heart
Paper: Whisper White, Misty Moonlight, Balmy Blue, Subtles DSP
Ink: Misty Moonlight, Calypso Coral
Other: Many Hearts Dies, Classic Label Punch, Dimsneionals

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

 

 

 

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Hydrangea Haven

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

I thought the delightful new hydrangea set would look so nice with this…

Here’s the details…

  • Seaside Spray – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Seaside Spray – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Dainty Diamonds Embossing Folder
  • Hydrangea Hill Mercury Glass Acetate (purple) – 2 1/2 x 4, layer a piece of Whisper White – 2 1/2 x 4 behind it, add to card fornt
  • Wrap piece of Misty Moonlight Ribbon around the layer, add layer to card front
  • Hydrangea Hill DSP (blue purple print) – cut out the flower with pop up petals die
  • Whisper White – stamp leaves/stem in Memento Black, stamp solid in Pear Pizzazz, use sponge dauber to add some Old Olive accents, cut out, add behind the bloom, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 3/4 x 3, stamp greeting using Misty Moonlight, add to card front
  • Add a couple of the blue Pastel Pearls to finish off

LOVE these colors…so me!!

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…

Could the Snail Mail Suite of products be ANY cuter?  Look at those little faces and those Resin Hearts…oh my!  We are using the Snailed It Stamp Set and Snail Dies for our next Collection of tutorials!  For this Snailed It Collection, we’ve made three cards (one a fun fold), and an absolutely FUN and unique favor box that is perfect for your stamp camps and classes!   You’ll want to make several to give away!  See more details here!

Set(s): Hydrangea Haven
Paper: Whisper White, Seaside Spray, Hydrangea Hill DSP, Hydrangea Hill Mercury Glass Acetate
Ink: Misty Moonlight, Pear Pizzazz, Old Olive
Other: Hydrangea Dies, Dainty Diamonds Embossing Folder, Misty Moonlight Ribbon, Pastel Pearls

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

IM159 – Friends are Like Seashells

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

How PERFECT for the new Friends are Like Seashell set!

Here’s the details…

  • Blushing Bride – 4 1/4 x 11 fikded
  • Whisper White – 3 3/4 x 5, mask the bottom on an angle, stamp smallest smudge in Sahara Sand, medium one in Seaside Spray and largest in Blushing Bride, add to card front, stamp outline images in Misty Moonlight
  • Sahara Sand – 1/4 x 4, add to card front, trim edges
  • Sand and Sea DSP (blue print) – stamp largest seashell in Misty Moonlight, cut out, fold some of the Blushing Bride Metallic Ribbon behind it, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Sahara Sand – stamp greeting using Misty Moonlight, cut out using Layering Circle die, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Opal Rounds 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…

Could the Snail Mail Suite of products be ANY cuter?  Look at those little faces and those Resin Hearts…oh my!  We are using the Snailed It Stamp Set and Snail Dies for our next Collection of tutorials!  For this Snailed It Collection, we’ve made three cards (one a fun fold), and an absolutely FUN and unique favor box that is perfect for your stamp camps and classes!   You’ll want to make several to give away!  See more details here!

Set(s): Friends are Like Seashells
Paper: Whisper White, Blushing Bride, Sahara Sand, Sand and Sea DSP
Ink: Misty Moonlight, Sahara Sand, Seaside Spray, Blushing Bride
Other: Layering Circles Dies, Blushing Bride Metallic Ribbon, Opal Rounds, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Strip It Down

Happy Saturday everyone! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is “Strip it Down” – making a 1 layer card…easy peasy lemon squeezy!

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White Thick – 4 1/4 x 11, fold and corner round bottom right
  • Basic Stencils – lightly add stencil look in Smoky Slate
  • Stamp stem/leaves in Mint Macaron, more solid flower in Petal Pink and more detailed flower in Flirty Flamingo
  • Stamp greeting in Memento Black to finish off

Yep…that’s all there is!  LOVE IT!!!

And now for our latest collection…

For our Friends are Like Seashells Collection, we’ve made FOUR cards (one a fun fold), a small favor and a 3D project that are perfect for your stamp camps and classes!   This bundle has a coordinating 3D Embossing Folder that can be used with the large die for a stamp, emboss and cut combo that has so much texture, they almost look real!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Art Gallery
Paper: Whisper White THICK
Ink: Memento Black, Smoky Slate, Mint Macaron, Petal Pink, Flirty Flamingo
Other: Corner Rounder, Basic Stencils

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

 

 

 

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

A Touch of Ink

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

I just LOVE the Touch of Ink SAB set and just had to use it…

 

Here’s the details…

  • Old Olive – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Merry Merlot – 3 x 5, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, run through the Painted Textures Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp outlines in Memento Black, fill in with Old Olive, Merry Merlot and Flirty Flamingo, cut out, add to card front (Humming Bird is added with Dimensionals)
  • Flirty Flamingo – punch out the scallop punch
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting using Merry Merlot, punch out with punch, add to scallop oval and add using dimensionals
  • Add some Opal Rounds to finish off

What a GREAT set!

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…

For our Friends are Like Seashells Collection, we’ve made FOUR cards (one a fun fold), a small favor and a 3D project that are perfect for your stamp camps and classes!   This bundle has a coordinating 3D Embossing Folder that can be used with the large die for a stamp, emboss and cut combo that has so much texture, they almost look real!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): A Touch of Ink (SAB)
Paper: Whisper White, Old Olive, Merry Merlot, Flirty Flamingo
Ink: Memento Black, Old Olive, Merry Merlot, Flirty Flamingo
Other: Oval Punch, Opal Round, Painted Texture Embossing Folder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

IM158 – Art Gallery

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

How happy is that!  It really was absolutely perfect for the Art Gallery set…

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Painted Texture Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Bright DSP – Mango dotted print – 1 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Granny Apply Green – cut out line of hearts from Many Hearts Dies, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp more solid flower in Daffodil Delight, more open one in Mango Melody, center in Memento Black, leaves/stems in Granny Apple Green; cut everything out, layer and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Daffodil Delight – stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut out using die, add to card front
  • Add some Matte Black Dots 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…

For our Friends are Like Seashells Collection, we’ve made FOUR cards (one a fun fold), a small favor and a 3D project that are perfect for your stamp camps and classes!   This bundle has a coordinating 3D Embossing Folder that can be used with the large die for a stamp, emboss and cut combo that has so much texture, they almost look real!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Art Gallery
Paper: Whisper White, Granny Apple Green, Brights DSP Paper Pack
Ink: Memento Black, Daffodil Delight, Mango Melody, Granny Apple Green
Other: Floral Gallery Dies, Many Hearts Dies, Painted Texture Embossing Folder, Matte Black Dots, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!