Category Archives: Create with Connie and Mary

Bells are Ringing

Happy Thursday and HAPPY THANKSGIVING everyone! This week we it’s a wonderful color combo!

Here’s what I came up with…

Here’s the details…

  • Coastal Cabana – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, run through the Swirls and Curls Embossing folder
  • Let it Snow DSP (Striped) – 1 3/8 x 4 7/8, add to panel, wrap piece of Shaded Spruce/Gold Ribbon around panel, add to card front
  • Real Red – stamp greeting using Versamark, white emboss, punch out using Timeless Label, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White, stamp jingle bell 3 times using Memento Black, color using Blends – Bermuda Bay Lt and Pool Party Dk, cut out, layer add to card front, stamp springs in Shaded Spruce, color berries using Real Red, cut out add to card front, stamp bow using Memento Black, color with Real Red Blends, cut out, add to card front

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

SIX WEEKS OF CHRISTMAS COLLECTIONS

We’ve had SIX WEEKS of Christmas Collections leading up to the Christmas holidays! We have STEP BY STEP tutorials for card ideas, special fold cards and MANY small favors and gifts packed in our Collections just in time for gift giving and craft shows! Did you miss any of them?   Find out more about EACH Collection here!

Set(s): Bells are Ringing
Paper: Whisper White, Coastal Cabana, Real Red, Let it Snow DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Shaded Spruce, Versamark, BLENDS:  Bermuda Bay Lt, Pool Party Dk, Real Red
Other: Swirls and Curls Embossing Folder, Timeless Label Punch, Shaded Spruce/Gold Ribbon, White Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

 

 

IM99 – Free Skate

Happy Monday everyone! This week we have a delight holiday wreath for inspiration!

I decided to focus on the colors and the the wreath idea…

I love this paper but it is just so hard to get a good picture of it!

Here’s the details…

  • Pool Party – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • whisper White – 3 3/4 x 5, layer onto Real Red 3 7/8 x 5 1/8, add to card front
  • Let it Snow DSP – punch out sprigs from read print and 2 different blue prings
  • Dazzling Glimmer – punch out sprigs
  • Form all of the sprigs into a wreath, adhere to card front
  • Whisper White – 1 1/8 x 1 7/8, stamp greeting using Real Red, layer onto Pool Party 1 1/4 x 2, ad to car font using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp bow from Bells are Ringing set using Memento Black, color using Real Red Blends, cut out, add to tag
  • Add some Red Rhinestones to finish off

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary and see the wonderful project Connie made!

And now for our last collection…and it’s the sixth week of our 6 weeks of Christmas and this week we have…

Skating is such a FUN activity in the winter and this Free Skate Bundle has the PERFECT sized skates to use on cards, scrapbooking or small gifts! Our FREE SKATE COLLECTION combines the Free Skate Stamp Set and Detailed Skate Dies along with the Wrapped In Plaid Designer Paper for warm traditional Christmas look and feel! This Free Skate Collection has four step-by-step picture tutorials…three cards (one a special fun-fold!) and a great packaging idea for a small gift or two that could be adapted for use ALL year around!  See all the details HERE!

Set(s): Free Skate, Bells are Ringing
Paper: Whisper White, Pool Party, Real, Red, Let it Snow DSP, Dazzling Glimmer
Ink: Memento Black, Real Red, BLENDS:  Real Red
Other: Sprigs Punch, Red Rhinestones, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Non-traditional Christmas Colors

And it’s Saturday again! We are still having so much fun with the new Holiday Mini! This week we are featuring Christmas cards made with non-traditional Christmas colors!  I decided to go with nice and BRIGHT!

Here’s the details…

  • Melon Mambo – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, run through the Subtle Folder, layer onto Gorgeous Grape 3 3/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Brights DSP – Coastal Cabana print – 3/4 x 3 1/2, add to card front
  • Coastal Cabana, Granny Apple Green, Melon Mambo – stamp large ornament using Versamark, white emboss, punch out, add to card front (pink one is added using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting using Gorgeous Grape, cut out, add to card front
  • Gorgeous Grape Striped Ribbon – tie three small knots, add to top of each ornament using Glue Dot
  • Add some Glitter Enamel Dots to finish off

How HAPPY is this!

And now our latest collection…

Skating is such a FUN activity in the winter and this Free Skate Bundle has the PERFECT sized skates to use on cards, scrapbooking or small gifts! Our FREE SKATE COLLECTION combines the Free Skate Stamp Set and Detailed Skate Dies along with the Wrapped In Plaid Designer Paper for warm traditional Christmas look and feel! This Free Skate Collection has four step-by-step picture tutorials…three cards (one a special fun-fold!) and a great packaging idea for a small gift or two that could be adapted for use ALL year around!  See all the details HERE!

Set(s): Christmas Gleaming
Paper: Whisper White, Melon Mambo, Gorgeous Grape, Granny Apple Green, Coastal Cabana, Brights DSP Paper Pack
Ink: Gorgeous Grape, Versamark
Other: Glitter Enamel Dots, Gorgesous Grape Striped Ribbon, White Embossing Powder, Subtle Embossing Folder, Gleaming Ornaments Punch Pack, 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’!

 

Merry Moose

Happy Thursday! This week we it’s a GREAT sketch!

Here’s what I came up with…

Here’s the details…

  • Cherry Cobbler – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Wrapped in Plaid – 4 x 5 1/4, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out largest circle, layer onto matching Gold Foil Scallop Circle, add to card front
  • Gold Foil – 1/4 x 3 7/8, add to card front
  • Wrapped in Plaid – 3/8 x 3 3/8, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp moose outline two time, stamp solid moose in Crumb Cake, punch out, stamp scarf once in Shaded Spruce and once in Cherry Cobbler, cut out, add to moose, add moose to card front
  • Whisper White – 3/8 x 2 1/8 – stamp greeting using Memento Black, add to card front
  • Gold Foil – punch out two 1/2″ circles, add to card front

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…and it’s our sixth week of our six weeks of Christmas…

Skating is such a FUN activity in the winter and this Free Skate Bundle has the PERFECT sized skates to use on cards, scrapbooking or small gifts! Our FREE SKATE COLLECTION combines the Free Skate Stamp Set and Detailed Skate Dies along with the Wrapped In Plaid Designer Paper for warm traditional Christmas look and feel! This Free Skate Collection has four step-by-step picture tutorials…three cards (one a special fun-fold!) and a great packaging idea for a small gift or two that could be adapted for use ALL year around!  See all the details HERE!

 

Set(s): Merry Moose
Paper: Whisper White, Cherry Cobbler, Wrapped in Plaid DSP, Gold Foil
Ink: Memento Black, Crumb Cake, Cherry Cobbler, Shaded Spruce
Other: Layering Circles Dies, 1/2″ Circle Punch, Moose Punch Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

 

 

IM98 – Free Skate

Happy Monday everyone! This week we have a beautiful Christmas tree for inspiration!

I decided to focus on the pretty colors and the ornaments on the tree…

I love this paper but it is just so hard to get a good picture of it!

Here’s the details…

  • Very Vanilla – 4 1/4 x 11 folded; round bottom two cormers
  • Very Vanilla – 3 3/4 x 5, round bottom two corners, stamp greeting using the Copper Metallic ink, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Brightly Gleaming DSP – pick 4 patterns and punch out the smaller Gleaming Ornament punch, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Copper Foil – punch out just the top of the Gleaming Ornament punch, add top of each ornament

Yep…that is all there is to it.  Here’s another shot of the card to try to see the copper a little better…

And now for our latest collection…and it’s the fourth week of our 6 weeks of Christmas and this week we have…

Our SIX WEEKS OF CHRISTMAS Collection continues with Week 4’s gorgeous So Many Stars Bundle! We loved all the Stitched Star sizes and greetings that is in this bundle! We’ve combined it with the beautiful Feels Like Frost Designer Paper for a soft and shimmery look! This tutorial Collection has three cards (one a special fun fold) and a home décor 3D project to make for craft fairs or friends and family! See more details HERE!

Set(s): Free Skate
Paper: Very Vanilla, Brightly Gleaming DSP, Copper Foil
Ink: Copper Metallic
Other: Gleaming Ornaments Punch, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Christmas Treat

And it’s Saturday again! We are still having so much fun with the new Holiday Mini! This week we are sharing a Christmas treat or favor!

Here’s the details…

  • Real Red – cut out TWO of the Perfect Parcel dies and put together
  • Let it Snow DSP – 2 x 7 1/2, wrap around box
  • Whisper White – stamp dotted mug in Coastal Cabana and striped mug in Real Red, cut out both.
  • Red Glitter – punch out 1/4″ dots, add randomly to mug
  • Whisper White – cut out solid candy cane
  • Real Red – cut out striped candy cane, add to white base, add behind dotted mug, layer the two mugs together, add to wrap using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – cut out tag, stamp greeting using Memento Black, add to mug using dimensionals
  • Whisper white – stamp holly twice, color, cut out add one to candy can and one to tag
  • Coastal Cabana – cut out bow, add to tag, add red rhinestone to center of bow to finish off.

This is the first time I’ve used this die…it makes a good size treat holder that you could quite a few treats in!

And now our latest collection…and it’s our fifth week of our six weeks of Christmas…

Who doesn’t think this moose is adorable? It is a perfect stamp set for people who loves the outdoors, or it makes great masculine cards! Our MERRY MOOSE COLLECTION will get you ready for Christmas AND other holidays, too! This EXPANDED Merry Moose Collection of tutorials has four Christmas card ideas, two birthday card ideas, and two small favor boxes that you will LOVE for your craft shows and gift giving anytime!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Cup of Christmas
Paper: Whisper White, Real Red, Coastal Cabana, Let it Snow DSP, Red Glitter
Ink: Memento Black, Markers:  Real Red, Shaded Spruce
Other: Cup of Cheer Dies, Pretty Parcel Die, 1/4″ Hole Punch, Red Rhinestones, 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 such an awesome fall color combo for you.

Here’s what I came up with…

Here’s the details…

  • Cajun Craze – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Come to Gather DSP – 2 3/4 x 4 3/4, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 2 1/4 x 3 1/2 – stamp greeting using Memento Black, layer onto Pretty Peacock – 23/8 x 3 5/8, fold pieces of the Crumb Cake ribbon, add behind panel and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp leaf twice using Memento Black, color one using Cajun Craze Blends and the other with Pretty Peacock Blends,c cut out, stamp wheat in Crumb Cake, cut out, layer everything and add to card front.

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…and it’s our fifth week of our six weeks of Christmas…

Who doesn’t think this moose is adorable? It is a perfect stamp set for people who loves the outdoors, or it makes great masculine cards! Our MERRY MOOSE COLLECTION will get you ready for Christmas AND other holidays, too! This EXPANDED Merry Moose Collection of tutorials has four Christmas card ideas, two birthday card ideas, and two small favor boxes that you will LOVE for your craft shows and gift giving anytime!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Gather Together
Paper: Whisper White, Cajun Craze, Pretty Peacock, Come to Gather DSP
Ink: Memento Black, BLENDS: Cajun Craze, Pretty Peacock
Other: Come to Gather Ribbon, Gathered Leaves Dies, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!