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Creatively Simple 37 – 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…

  • Crumb Cake – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Abigail Rose DSP – (striped print) – 1 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Crumb Cake – 3 1/4 x 4 1/2, stamp rose in Early Espresso, color with Petal Pink and Mint Macaron Blends, layer onto Basic White 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, add to card front
  • Petal Pink – 3/4 x 2, stamp greeting in Early Espresso, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Genial 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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Celebrate life’s big and small moments by creating meaningful cards, notes and more with the Sending Smiles Stamp Set and coordinating Sending Dies.  Mix and match blossoms, buds, stems, and leaves for new patterns that can be as simple or complex as you like.  The all-occasions greetings will bring a smile to anyone’s face and fit perfectly in the Sending label dies.  Our Sending Smiles Collection of tutorials has FOUR card designs and TWO fun little gifts for a total of SIX project tutorials!  We’ve paired the Sending Smiles Stamp Set and Sending Dies with the new 2022-24 In Colors Designer Paper in this Collection for some bright, colorful fun!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Cottage Rose
Paper: Basic White, Crumb Cake, Petal Pink, Abigail Rose DSP
Ink: Early Espresso, BLENDS:  Petal Pink, Mint Macaron
Other: Polished Dots, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary

Creatively Simple 36 – 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…

  • Basic White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic Whit e- 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, add So Saffron ink as a background using a Blending Brush, stamp stem in Granny Apple Green, Flowers in Melon Mango and centers in Soft Suede, add panel to card front on an angle using dimensionals
  • Melon Mango – 1/3 x 3 1/2, stamp greeting in Memento Black, cut into slant on both ends, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add a large and small brush brass butterfly 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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If you need a card and want to make it fun, choose the playful images and cheerful greetings in the Sweet Songbirds Stamp Set!  The solid images make quick work of stamping and punching in a variety of colors!  This Collection of tutorials has three card designs (one a fun fold) and a cute little decorative gift.  We’ve paired the Sweet Songbirds Stamp Set and Songbird Builder Punch with the new 2022-24 In Colors Designer Paper in this Collection for some bright, colorful fun!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Sending Smiles
Paper: Basic White, Mango Melody
Ink: Memento Black, So Saffron, Mango Melody, Granny Apple Green, Soft Suede
Other: Brushed Brass Butterflies, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary

Creatively Simple 35 – 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…

  • Pale Papaya – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Pale Papaya – 3 3/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Calypso Coral – cut out frame, use marker to highlight the embossed sections
  • Basic White – cut out frame again, use just the rectangular section, stamp splatter in Mint Macaron, add inside frame, add frame to card front
  • Basic White – stamp flower in Basic Grey, Color with Pale Papaya and Mint Macaron Blends, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Pale Papaya – 7/8 x 2 1/2, stamp greeting in Basic Grey, 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…

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The flower imagery in the Happiness Abounds Stamp Set is simple yet elegant!  The beautiful line-art images are perfect for different coloring and stamping techniques.  And the variety of greetings will convey your warm wishes.  This Collection of SIX card tutorials pairs the Happiness Abounds Stamp Set and the Blooming Happiness Dies with the Hues of Happiness Designer Paper.  Plus, we’ve used SIX different simple coloring techniques on our SIX card tutorials so you can focus on the stamp set, the coloring techniques or a combination of both!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Colors & Contour
Paper: Basic White, Pale Papaya, Calypso Coral
Ink: Basic Grey, Mint Macaron; BLENDS:  Pale Papaya, Mint Macaron
Other: Fabulous Frames Dies, Scallops & Contours Dies, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary

Creatively Simple 34 – Happy

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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…

  • Balmy Blue – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Ombre Specialty Paper (blue) – 1/2 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Abstract Beauty DSP (blue/pink/gold print) – 3 1/4 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp greeting in Night of Navy and Marvelous Magenta, cut out with tag, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Double up piece of gold Simply Elegant Trim, tie into bow, add to tag
  • 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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The flower imagery in the Happiness Abounds Stamp Set is simple yet elegant!  The beautiful line-art images are perfect for different coloring and stamping techniques.  And the variety of greetings will convey your warm wishes.  This Collection of SIX card tutorials pairs the Happiness Abounds Stamp Set and the Blooming Happiness Dies with the Hues of Happiness Designer Paper.  Plus, we’ve used SIX different simple coloring techniques on our SIX card tutorials so you can focus on the stamp set, the coloring techniques or a combination of both!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Good feelings
Paper: Basic White, Balmy Blue, Abstract Beauty DSP, Ombre Specialty Paper
Ink: Night of Navy, Marvelous Magenta
Other: Tailor Made Tags Dies, Simply Elegant Trim, Gilded Gems, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary

Creatively Simple 33 – Happy

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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…

  • Night of Navy – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Brights DSP Paper Pack (Daffodil print) – 2 3/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Basic White – 2 1/4 x 3 3/4, add to card front
  • Daffodil Delight – 1/2 x 3 – stamp greeting in Night of Navy, cut into slant on both sides, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Ombre Specialty Paper – Blue – punch out main bird base and two (lighter) wings, and two (lighter) 1/8″ circle, punch out belly and peek in yellow, layer everything together, add to card front using diemensionals
  • Stamp music notes twice in Daffodil Delight
  • Add 2 yellow Glossy Dots 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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“Cup of tea” is an expression that is used to describe something you like, something you are good at or something you enjoy doing.   And we know stampers have GREAT taste!  So, sit back, relax, and enjoy our CUP OF TEA COLLECTION of tutorials with their bright, fresh In-Colors and fun tea-theme images!  We’ve paired the Cup of Tea Stamp Set and Teacups Dies with the Tea Boutique Designer Paper to create the perfect projects for your upcoming launch or catalog parties, or to make for yourself!  Our CUP OF TEA COLLECTION has FOUR cards, ONE inventory project, and ONE gift project for a total of SIX tutorials that are overflowing with fun!  See more details here!

Set(s): Rainbow of Happiness, Sweet Songbird
Paper: Basic White, Night of Navy, Daffodil Delight, Brights DSP Paper Pack, Ombre Specialty Paper
Ink: Night of Navy, Daffodil Delight
Other: Songbird Builder Punch, Glossy Dots, 1/8″ Hole Punch, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary

Creatively Simple 32 – Happy

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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
  • Basic White – 2 1/2 x 5, run through splatters embossing folder, add strips of Pacific Point 1/2 x 4 1/2, to each side, add to card front
  • Cut out 3 different sizes of Stitched Triangles in Real Red, Pumpkin Pie and Pacific point, add to card front
  • Gold Metallic Paper – cut out 3 small triangles, add to card fornt
  • Basic White – stamp happy in Versamark, gold emboss, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some small 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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Let your inspiration “grow” with the greenhouse and plant images in the GARDEN GREENHOUSE STAMP SET and GREENHOUSE DIES and create the garden of your dreams!  The large and detailed greenhouse images are generously sized to be the focal image on your cards and perfect for a nature lover!  We’ve combined the GARDEN GREENHOUSE BUNDLE with the Bloom Where You are Planted Designer Paper for our three cards (one a fun fold!) and a special home decor project, perfect for your classes, included in this Collection!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Biggest Wish
Paper: Basic White, Real Red, Pumpkin Pie, Pacific Point, Rose/Gold Metallic Paper
Ink: Versamark
Other: Stitched Triangle Dies, Stripes & Splatters Embossing Folder, Gilded Gems, Gold Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary

Creatively Simple 30 – Happy

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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
  • Basic Whit e- 3 1/4 x 4 3/4, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Ombre Specialty Paper (purple) – 2 3/4 x 4 1/4 – add to card front using dimensionals
  • Basic White – cut out long leave image (Artistic Dies), add to card front
  • Basic White – 1/2 x 2 3/4, stamp greeting in Gorgeous Grape, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some white 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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Slimline cards are SO popular right now and SO easy to make!  We’ve combined the elegant pencil drawings of HONEYBEE HOME STAMP SET and nature inspired HONEYBEE BLOOMS DIES with the long shape of the 3-1/2 x 8-1/2 slimline cards for a special card-only collection!  The expanded design area on these slimline cards allows for even more creativity when you invite the outdoors into your stamping studio using the HONEYBEE HOME BUNDLE and HEART & HOME DESIGNER PAPER! We have SIX slimline card tutorials included in this Collection!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Flowing Flowers
Paper: Basic White, Ombre Specialty Paper
Ink: Gorgeous Grape
Other: Artistic Dies, Classic Matte Dots, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary

Creatively Simple 30 – Plentiful Plants

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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…

  • Just Jade – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Just Jade – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Stitched Greenery die, add to card front
  • Basic White – cut out the Scallops and Contour frame, stamp greeting in Misty Moonlight, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Cinnamon Cider – 1/4 x 1 3/4, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Basic White – stamp pot in Misty Moonlight and both leaves in Just Jade, cut out, layer, add to card front using dimesnionals

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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Slimline cards are SO popular right now and SO easy to make!  We’ve combined the elegant pencil drawings of HONEYBEE HOME STAMP SET and nature inspired HONEYBEE BLOOMS DIES with the long shape of the 3-1/2 x 8-1/2 slimline cards for a special card-only collection!  The expanded design area on these slimline cards allows for even more creativity when you invite the outdoors into your stamping studio using the HONEYBEE HOME BUNDLE and HEART & HOME DESIGNER PAPER! We have SIX slimline card tutorials included in this Collection!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Plentiful Plants
Paper: Basic White, Just Jade, Cinnamon Cidert
Ink: Misty Moonlight, Just Jade
Other: Scallops & Contour Dies, Stitched Greenery, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary

Creatively Simple 29 – Plants

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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…

  • Soft Succulent – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 x 4 1/4, cut out medium detailed leaf, keep cut out leaf in later but remove the centers of the leaves, layer onto green/gold print Pansy Petals DSP 3 1/4 x 4 1/2, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Gold Metallic Paper – 5/8 x 3 1/2, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Evening Evergreen – 5/8 x 3, stamp greeting in Versamark, gold emboss, cut into banner, add to card front

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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Next up for our tutorial class is the versatile ARTFULLY LAYERED COLLECTION!  The ARTFULLY LAYERED STAMP SET includes a combination of playful all-occasion greetings, along with some tropical greenery and plants.  The coordinating TROPICAL LAYERS DIES add texture and interest so you can mix and match the shapes for collages and layers.  The combination of the ARTFULLY LAYERED BUNDLE with the ARTFULLY COMPOSED Designer Paper evokes a tropical forest feel with a contemporary look to make your creations as simple or detailed as you chose! We have FOUR card tutorials and TWO cute favor box tutorials included in this Collection!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Eden Garden
Paper: Basic White, Soft Succulent, Evening Evergreen, Pansy Petals DSP, Rose/Gold Metallic Paper
Ink: Versamark
Other: Tropical Layers Dies, Gold Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary

Creatively Simple 28 – Plants

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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…

  • Pear Pizzazz – 4 1/4 x 11
  • Basic White – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, mask off approx 3/4″ diagonal section, stamp leaves in Pear Pizzazz, Garden Garden Green and Evening Evergreen, remove mask
  • Layer onto Evening Evergreen – 3 3/4 x 5
  • Basic White – 1/2 x 4 3/4, stamp greeting in Versamark and gold emboss, layer onto piece of Gold Metallic Paper 3/4 x 4 3/4, lay on top of white/evergreen panel, trim edges and add to card front
  • Add a couple of Brush Brass butterflies 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 know you have been waiting for our HELLO LADYBUG STAMP SET AND LADYBUG BUILDER PUNCH COLLECTION!  The stamp set includes adorable ladybug and flower images, as well as friendship-themed greetings.  And we’ve expanded the use of the punch by designing some friends for our ladybug!  The combination of the Hello Ladybug Collection with the Sweet Talk Designer Paper is full of colorful fun.  We have three card tutorials (one a special fold) and a darling home decor or gift packaging project for children and adults alike!  See more details here!

Set(s): Eden’s Garden
Paper: Basic White, Pear Pizzazz, Evening Evergreen, Rose/Gold Metallic Paper
Ink: Pear Pizzazz, Garden Green, Evening Evergreen, Versamark
Other: Brush Brass Butterflies, Gold Embossing Powder

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary