Category Archives: Create with Connie and Mary

Bottled Happiness

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

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This one I had to go a little ‘out of the box’ to come up with an idea that I liked…

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Here’s the details…

  • Pale Papaya – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 4 1/4 x 5 1/2, cut out the diamond background (Organic Beauty dies), add to card front
  • Night of Navy – 1 1/2 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Basic White – 3 x 3 3/4, stamp bottle in Pale Papaya, flowers in Sweet Sorbet and leaves in Night of Navy, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Sweet Sorbet – 1/4 x 3 1/2, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Night of Navy – stamp greeting in Versamark, white emboss, cut out around greeting, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Iridescent Pearls 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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Stay cool and hydrated this summer by creating with Stampin’ Up!’s fun new HIPPEST HIPPOS SALE-A-BRATION STAMP SET and coordinating SALE-A-BRATION HIPPO DIES! Each are FREE with qualifying Stampin’ Up! purchase!  These chubby characters will steal your heart with their fun antics in the water and out!  Match the hippos with whimsical greetings to send off a little cheer.  Our HIPPEST HIPPOS COLLECTION has THREE card designs (one an interactive card) and a cute gift card project for a total of FOUR project tutorials!  We’ve paired the Hippest Hippos Bundle with the new Design a Daydream Host Only Designer Paper in this Collection for some stinkin’ cute results!  See more details here!

Set(s): Bottled Happiness
Paper: Basic White, Pale Papaya, Night of Navy, Sweet Sorbert
Ink: Night of Navy, Sweet Sorbet, Pale Papaya, Versamark
Other: Organic Beauty Dies, Iridescent Pearls, White Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Creatively Simple 41 – Greetings

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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…

  • Polished Pink – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic Whit e- 3 3/4 x 5, stamp dots in Polished Pink, arrows in Mango Melody and dotted line in Tahitian Tide, add to card front
  • Mango Melody – 1 3/4 x 4, stamp greeting in Memento Black, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Tahitian Tide – cut out small detailed butterfly, 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…

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Spread love and happiness by releasing some colorful creativity along with these fun butterflies!  The new BEST BUTTERFLIES STAMP SET and coordinating BUILD A BUTTERFLY DIES will help you build a variety of butterflies in the colors and designs you want!  Mix and match them with the fun fonts and greetings to send off a little cheer.  Our BEST BUTTERFLIES COLLECTION has FOUR card designs and TWO mini projects for a total of SIX project tutorials!  We’ve paired the Best Butterflies Bundle with the new Butterfly Kisses Designer Paper in this Collection for some fabulous results!  See more details here!

Set(s): Best Butterflies, Good Feelings
Paper: Basic White, Polished Pink, Mango Melody, Tahitian Tide
Ink: Memento Black, Polished Pink, Mango Melody, Tahitian Tide
Other: Butterfly Builder, Opal Rounds, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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IM232 – Sweet Songbirds

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

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Aren’t they just so sweet!

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Here’s the details…

  • So Saffron – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Abigail Rose DSP (grey leaf image) – 3 x 5 1/2, wrap piece of 7/8″ Natural Finish Ribbon around it, add to card front
  • Basic White – 3 x 4 1/4, add to card front using dimensionals
  • So Saffron, Smoky Slate, Crumb Cake – cut out various circles, add to card front some using dimensionals
  • Basic White – stamp small bird in So Saffron and large bird in Smoky Slate, eyes in Memento Black, sign in stamped off Crumb Cake and full crumb cake and greeting in Memento Black, cut everything out, layer and ad to card front
  • Pumpkin Pie – punch out beaks for birds, add to card front
  • Add some Grey Classic Matte 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…

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Spread love and happiness by releasing some colorful creativity along with these fun butterflies!  The new BEST BUTTERFLIES STAMP SET and coordinating BUILD A BUTTERFLY DIES will help you build a variety of butterflies in the colors and designs you want!  Mix and match them with the fun fonts and greetings to send off a little cheer.  Our BEST BUTTERFLIES COLLECTION has FOUR card designs and TWO mini projects for a total of SIX project tutorials!  We’ve paired the Best Butterflies Bundle with the new Butterfly Kisses Designer Paper in this Collection for some fabulous results!  See more details here!

Set(s): Sweet Songbird
Paper: Basic White, So Saffron, Smoky Slate, Crumb Cake, Pumpkin Pie, Abigail Rose DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Smoky Slate, So Saffron, Crumb Back
Other: Stylish Shapes Dies, 7/8″ Natural Finish Ribbon, Classic Matte Dots Songbird Builder Punch, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Green Eyed Lady

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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 shades of green on our card…I just couldn’t wait to use this set from the new July/December mini and the gorgeous SAB cards

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Here’s the details…

  • SAB Pool Party & Soft Seafoam Cards/Envelopes
  • Basic Whit e- 4 1/4 x 5 1/2, use one of the Split Card Texture Dies, then add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp leaf image in Pear Pizzazz and then in Old Olive, cut out, add to card front
  • Mossy Meadow – 1 1/4 x 1 3/4, stamp greeting in Versamark, white emboss, cut into banner, add to card front using dimenionals
  • Tie bow in gold trim, add to banner
  • Add some Rustic Metallic Adhesive Dots to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

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Spread love and happiness by releasing some colorful creativity along with these fun butterflies!  The new BEST BUTTERFLIES STAMP SET and coordinating BUILD A BUTTERFLY DIES will help you build a variety of butterflies in the colors and designs you want!  Mix and match them with the fun fonts and greetings to send off a little cheer.  Our BEST BUTTERFLIES COLLECTION has FOUR card designs and TWO mini projects for a total of SIX project tutorials!  We’ve paired the Best Butterflies Bundle with the new Butterfly Kisses Designer Paper in this Collection for some fabulous results!  See more details here!

Set(s): Soft Seedlings
Paper: Basic White, Mossy Meadow, SAB Pool Party & Soft Seafoam Cards
Ink: Pear Pizzazz, Old Olive, Versimark
Other: Split Card Textures, Simply Elegant Trim, Rustic Metallic Adhesive Dots, 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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Full of Love

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

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Love this new set and thought it would be great with this sketch…

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Here’s the details…

  • Petal Pink – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Design a Daydream DSP (Host) – petal pink flower print 3 1/2 x 5, add to card front
  • Design a Daydream DSP (Host) – blackberry flower print – 1 3/4 x 3 1/2, add to card front
  • Basic White – 2 1/4 x 3 1/2, add to card front
  • Design a Daydream DSP (Host) – diamond print – stamp envelop section of image, cut out
  • Basic White – stamp image in Memento Black, color with Blends, cut out, add dsp envelope to image then add to card front using dimensionals
  • Pool Party – 1/2 x 2 1/4, stamp greeting in Memento Black, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Polished 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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Spread love and happiness by releasing some colorful creativity along with these fun butterflies!  The new BEST BUTTERFLIES STAMP SET and coordinating BUILD A BUTTERFLY DIES will help you build a variety of butterflies in the colors and designs you want!  Mix and match them with the fun fonts and greetings to send off a little cheer.  Our BEST BUTTERFLIES COLLECTION has FOUR card designs and TWO mini projects for a total of SIX project tutorials!  We’ve paired the Best Butterflies Bundle with the new Butterfly Kisses Designer Paper in this Collection for some fabulous results!  See more details here!

Set(s): Full of Love
Paper: Basic White, Petal Pink, Pool Party, Design a Daydream DSP (Host)
Ink: Memento Black; BLENDS:  Petal Pink, Pool Party, Blackberry Bliss, Mint Macaron
Other: Polished Dots, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Creatively Simple – Greetings

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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…

  • Polished Pink – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Awash in Beauty DSP – 3 3/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Merry Merlot – 1/4 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Balmy Blue – 1 x 2 3/4, use die from Blooming Happiness to make edge, add to card front using dimensionals
  • So Saffron – 5/8 x 3, stamp greeting in Merry Merlot, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Basic 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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Spread love and happiness by releasing some colorful creativity along with these fun butterflies!  The new BEST BUTTERFLIES STAMP SET and coordinating BUILD A BUTTERFLY DIES will help you build a variety of butterflies in the colors and designs you want!  Mix and match them with the fun fonts and greetings to send off a little cheer.  Our BEST BUTTERFLIES COLLECTION has FOUR card designs and TWO mini projects for a total of SIX project tutorials!  We’ve paired the Best Butterflies Bundle with the new Butterfly Kisses Designer Paper in this Collection for some fabulous results!  See more details here!

Set(s): Flowing Flowers
Paper: Polished Pink, Balmy Blue, So Saffron, Merry Merlot, Awash in Beauty DSP
Ink: Merry Merlot
Other: Blooming Happiness Dies, Basic Rhinestones, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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IM231 – Rainbows of Happiness

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It’s Monday again and you know what that means…it’s time for another AWESOME inspiration! This week it’s a color candy combo…

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It reminded me of a rainbow!

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Here’s the details…

  • Balmy Blue – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Balmy blue – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Hive Embossing folder, add to card front
  • Rainbow – Polished Pink, Pale Papaya, Mint Macaron, Bermuda Bay – cut out pieces with die, add to card front
  • Basic White – cut out clouds using Basic Borders, add to card front
  • Polished Pink – 1/2 x 3, stamp greeting in Night of Navy, cut into slants on both ends, 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…

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Spread love and happiness by releasing some colorful creativity along with these fun butterflies!  The new BEST BUTTERFLIES STAMP SET and coordinating BUILD A BUTTERFLY DIES will help you build a variety of butterflies in the colors and designs you want!  Mix and match them with the fun fonts and greetings to send off a little cheer.  Our BEST BUTTERFLIES COLLECTION has FOUR card designs and TWO mini projects for a total of SIX project tutorials!  We’ve paired the Best Butterflies Bundle with the new Butterfly Kisses Designer Paper in this Collection for some fabulous results!  See more details here!

Set(s): Rainbows of Happiness
Paper: Basic White, Balmy Blue, Polished Pink, Pale Papaya, Mint Macaron, Bermuda Bay
Ink: Night of Navy
Other: Brilliant Rainbow Dies, Hive Embossing Folder, Opal Rounds, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Ruby Puts Her Red Dress On

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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 shades of red on our card – I just LOVE the new Sweet Sorbet so went with that…

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Here’s the details…

  • Tea Boutique Cards & Envelopes – Sweet Sorbet
  • Basic White – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Gingham Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp full cherry two times and cherry with a bite out in Sweet Sorbet, add stems in Soft Suede and leaves in Parakeet Party, cut out
  • Basic White – 1 1/2 x 6, stamp SWEET in Sweet Sorbet and life is and with you in it in Memento black, add cherries as shown
  • In Color DSP Paper Pack (Parakeet Party) – TWO pieces 1/2 x 6, add behind panel, add to card and trim excess

And now for our latest collection…

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It’s time for a cherry jubilee…Stampin’ Up! style, of course!  Sweeten your crafting with the new SWEETEST CHERRIES STAMP SET and coordinating CHERRY BUILDER PUNCH!  A variety of all-occasion greetings will top off your cherry-themed cards and projects!  Our SWEETEST CHERRIES COLLECTION has THREE card designs (one a fun fold) and a darling decor gift project for a total of FOUR project tutorials!  We’ve paired the Sweetest Cherries Bundle with the new Tea Boutique Designer Paper in this Collection for some bright, colorful fun!  See more details here!

Set(s): Sweetest Cherries
Paper: Basic White, In Color DSP, Tea Boutique Cards & Envelopes
Ink: Memento Black, Sweet Sorbet, Soft Suede, Parakeet Party
Other: Gingham Embossing Folder, 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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Sweet Songbirds

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

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Aren’t these just happy colors?  And what could be happier than Sweet Songbirds…

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Here’s the details…

  • Smoky Slate – 7 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Starry Sky, Tahitian Tide and Daffodil Delight – 1 each 2 x 2 1/2, add to card front
  • Basic white – 2 x 7 1/2, add to card front
  • Starry Sky, Tahitian Tide and Daffodil Delight – punch out 1 from each color and then an extra wing from each color, stamp eyes in Memento Black, put birds together and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Basic White – stamp top of sign in stamped off Smoky Slate, words in Starry Sky and stick on Smoky Slate, cut out add to card front
  • Add a couple of Iridescent Rhinestones 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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It’s time for a cherry jubilee…Stampin’ Up! style, of course!  Sweeten your crafting with the new SWEETEST CHERRIES STAMP SET and coordinating CHERRY BUILDER PUNCH!  A variety of all-occasion greetings will top off your cherry-themed cards and projects!  Our SWEETEST CHERRIES COLLECTION has THREE card designs (one a fun fold) and a darling decor gift project for a total of FOUR project tutorials!  We’ve paired the Sweetest Cherries Bundle with the new Tea Boutique Designer Paper in this Collection for some bright, colorful fun!  See more details here!

Set(s): Sweet Songbirds
Paper: Basic White, Smoky Slate, Starry Sky, Tahitian Tide, Daffodil Delight
Ink: Memento Black, Smoky Slate, Starry Sky
Other: Songbird Builder Punch, Iridescent Rhinestones, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Creatively Simple 39 – Flowers

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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…

  • Polished Pink – 4 1/4 x 11 Folded
  • Polished Pink – 1 3/8 x 3 1/4, 1 3/8 x 2, 1 3/8 x 1 1/8, run through Pretty Flowers Embossing Folder, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Basic White – cute out the detailed Cottage Flower, add to card front
  • Basic White- 3/4 x 1 3/4, stamp greeting in Polished Pink, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Tie a small bow with Polished Pink Ribbon, add to flower
  • Add some small Iridescent Pearls 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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It’s time for a cherry jubilee…Stampin’ Up! style, of course!  Sweeten your crafting with the new SWEETEST CHERRIES STAMP SET and coordinating CHERRY BUILDER PUNCH!  A variety of all-occasion greetings will top off your cherry-themed cards and projects!  Our SWEETEST CHERRIES COLLECTION has THREE card designs (one a fun fold) and a darling decor gift project for a total of FOUR project tutorials!  We’ve paired the Sweetest Cherries Bundle with the new Tea Boutique Designer Paper in this Collection for some bright, colorful fun!  See more details here!

Set(s): Cottage Rose
Paper: Basic White, Polished Pink
Ink: Polished Pink
Other: Cottage Flowers Dies, Pretty Flowers Embossing Folder, Polished Pink Ribbon, Iridescent Pearls, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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