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Creatively Simple 56 – Add a Tag

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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…here’s what I did..

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Here’s the details…

  • Grey Granite – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Grey Granite – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, stamp background stamp in Versamark, white emboss, layer onto Basic White 3 3/4 x 5, ad to card front
  • Basic White – stamp greeting in Grey Granite, use Designer Tab to cut out, making it shorter by cutting twice; add piece of Grey Granite Satin Ribbon and tie with piece of white thread.
  • 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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Don’t the silhouette images in the SCARY CUTE BUNDLE take you back to care-free trick-or-treating with your friends? Let’s pass on those fun memories to children and other loved ones.  Use this bundle to create everything you need for Halloween: goodie bags, cards for classes, tags, and more.    We’ve combined the Scary Cute Stamp Set and Scary Silhouettes Dies with the Black & White Designs Designer Paper in this Collection.  Step by step tutorial instructions are included for FOUR projects…TWO card designs and TWO small treat packaging ideas.  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Fond of Autumn, Pretty Medallion
Paper: Basic White, Grey Granite
Ink: Grey Granite, Versamark
Other: Designer Tags Dies, Grey Granite Satin Ribbon, White Thread, White Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Creatively Simple 55 – Add a Tag

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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

22FA CS September

Here’s my card for this week…here’s what I did…

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This paper is sooooo shiny…here a better picture to show this…

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Here’s the details…

  • Fresh Freesia – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 3/4 x 5, stamp greeting in Versamark and silver emboss
  • Splendid Day DSP – 4 strips 5/8 x 3 3/4, cut in different angles on the ends, add to card front on a slant
  • Fresh Freesia – cut out take from Designer Tag, cut out butterfly from inside, add double piece of silver Simply Elegant cord, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add the butterfly that was cut out from the center of the tag 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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Create a variety of gnome friends by stamping and cutting with the Gnome Dies or use the Dies alone to create your village of people and their mushroom houses.  The KINDEST GNOMES STAMP SET has open line-art style so you can customize each gnome by coloring them with Stampin’ Blends, Stampin’ Write Markers, or Watercolor Pencils.  We have combined the KINDNESS GNOMES BUNDLE with the fun and colorful STORYBOOK GNOMES DESIGNER PAPER in this Collection.  It has four card designs, and TWO darling table favors to make & give away.  See more details here!

Set(s): Biggest Wish
Paper: Basic White, Fresh Freesia, Splendid Day DSP
Ink: Versamark
Other: Designer Tags Dies, Simply Elegant Trim, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Creatively Simple 54 – Add a Tag

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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

22FA CS September

Here’s my card for this week…here’s what I did…

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Leaf Fall embossing folder, add to card front
  • Subtles DSP (Balmy Blue striped) – 3 x 3 1/2, add to card front
  • Basic White – cut out tag, stamp tree ring in Balmy Blue, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Starry Sky – 1/2 x 2 3/4, stamp greeting in Versamark, white emboss, add to tag
  • Basic White – stamp 2 stems in Balmy Blue, add flowers in Starry Sky, cut out, layer, add to tag using dimensionals
  • Tie small bow in 1/8″ Starry Sky Metallic Woven Ribbon, add to tag 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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Create a variety of gnome friends by stamping and cutting with the Gnome Dies or use the Dies alone to create your village of people and their mushroom houses.  The KINDEST GNOMES STAMP SET has open line-art style so you can customize each gnome by coloring them with Stampin’ Blends, Stampin’ Write Markers, or Watercolor Pencils.  We have combined the KINDNESS GNOMES BUNDLE with the fun and colorful STORYBOOK GNOMES DESIGNER PAPER in this Collection.  It has four card designs, and TWO darling table favors to make & give away.  See more details here!

Set(s): Ringed with Nature
Paper: Basic White, Starry Sky, Subtles DSP Paper Pack
Ink: Balmy Blue, Starry Sky, Versamark
Other: Celebrations Tags Dies, Leaf Fall Embossing Folder, 1/8″ Starry Sky Metallic Woven Ribbon, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22FA Mary Sig

Creatively Simple 53 – Add a Tag

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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

22FA CS September

Here’s my card for this week…here’s what I did..

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Vellum – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Pretty Flowers Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Rose/Gold Metallic Paper – cut piece of Rose Metallic paper 1/2 x 3 3/4, add to card front
  • Basic White – cut out tag with rose cut out inside, stamp greeting in Blushing Bride, add piece of Rose Metallic Paper behind rose cut out
  • Rose/Gold Metallic Paper – cut out 2 pieces of Rose Metallic Paper 1/2 x 1 1/2, cut into slant on one end, put through slot in top, add tag to card front using dimensionals
  • Rose/Gold Metallic Paper – cut out butterfly from Rose Metallic Paper, add 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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Doesn’t fall have its unique smells and symbols like acorns, colorful leaves, and berry branches! The FOND OF AUTUMN STAMP SET has those plus a complimentary set of greetings, too!  The hand-drawn graphics are perfect for the FOND OF AUTUMN STAMP SET with the fun and colorful REGALS 6×6 DESIGNER PAPER in this Collection.  It has three card designs…including a unique fun fold…and a great gift-giving 3D project!  See more details here!

Set(s): Fond of Autumn
Paper: Basic White, Vellum, Rose/Gold Metallic Paper,
Ink: Blushing Bride
Other: Designer Tags Dies, Pretty Flowers Embossing Folder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22FA Mary Sig

Creatively Simple 52 – Monochromatic

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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…I chose Blushing Bride as my color…

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White- 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Stitched Greenery Die, add to card front
  • Subtles DSP – TWO pieces 7/8 x 3, add to card front
  • Basic White – 1 3/4 x 2 1/2, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp rose in Blushing Bride, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Basic White- 3/8 x 2 1/2, stamp greeting in Blushing Bride, cut into angle 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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Doesn’t fall have its unique smells and symbols like acorns, colorful leaves, and berry branches! The FOND OF AUTUMN STAMP SET has those plus a complimentary set of greetings, too!  The hand-drawn graphics are perfect for the FOND OF AUTUMN STAMP SET with the fun and colorful REGALS 6×6 DESIGNER PAPER in this Collection.  It has three card designs…including a unique fun fold…and a great gift-giving 3D project!  See more details here!

Set(s): Wonderful World (SAB)
Paper: Basic White, Subtles DSP Paper Pack
Ink: Blushing Bride
Other: Stitched Greenery Die, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Creatively Simple 51 – Monochromatic

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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….I chose to use Mint Macaron…

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 3/4 x 5, cut out Stitched Rectangular die
  • Splendid Day DSP (Mint/White Frosted) – 2 x 4, add behind the opening in the Basic White panel using dimensionals, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Mint Macaron – 1/2 x 2 1/2, stamp greeting Versamark and White Emboss, cut into banner, add to card front
  • Basic White – cut out small detailed butterfly, add to card front
  • Add some green pearls (Red and Green Adhesive Backed 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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How sweet is the natural beauty of this APPLE HARVEST STAMP SET?  The simple line art of the images will remind you of apple picking on a crisp fall day and are perfect for coloring!   But the heartfelt sentiments can be used throughout the year.  We’ve combined the APPLE HARVEST STAMP SET with the fun and colorful GINGHAM COTTAGE DESIGNER PAPER in this Collection.  It has three card designs…including a unique fun fold…and a great gift-giving 3D project – JUST IN TIME FOR BACK TO SCHOOL!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Full of Love
Paper: Basic White, Mint Macaron, Splendid Day DSP
Ink: Versamark
Other: Stitched Rectangular Dies, Build a Butterfly Dies, Red & Green Adhesive Backed Pearls, White Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Creatively Simple 50 – Monochromatic

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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…I chose Rich Razzleberry as my color…

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Rich Razzleberry – 4 x 5 1/4, cut out the Split Card Texture die, add to card front
  • Basic Whit e- stamp leaf two times in Rich Razzleberry, cut out, add to card front
  • Basic White – 7/8 x 3, stamp greeting in Rich Razzleberry, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Iridescent 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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How sweet is the natural beauty of this APPLE HARVEST STAMP SET?  The simple line art of the images will remind you of apple picking on a crisp fall day and are perfect for coloring!   But the heartfelt sentiments can be used throughout the year.  We’ve combined the APPLE HARVEST STAMP SET with the fun and colorful GINGHAM COTTAGE DESIGNER PAPER in this Collection.  It has three card designs…including a unique fun fold…and a great gift-giving 3D project – JUST IN TIME FOR BACK TO SCHOOL!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Soft Seedlings
Paper: Basic White, Rich Razzleberry
Ink: Rich Razzleberry
Other: Split Card Texture Dies, Iridescent Rhinestones, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Creatively Simple 49 – Monochromatic

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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

22SU Monochromatic

Here’s my card for this week…I chose Daffodil Delight as my color…

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 4 1/4 x 11
  • Wonderful World DSP (SAB) – Daffodil Stripe – 2 1/2 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Basic White – 2 1/2 x 4 1/2, stamp flower in Daffodil Delight add a 1/2 x 4 strip of the Daffodil Strip behind the right side, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Crushed Curry – 3/4 x 2 1/2, stamp greeting (Hello Harvest) in Versamark, white emboss, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some yellow Glossy 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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We all know that dogs are a person’s best friend and Stampin’ Up!’s new CHRISTMAS SCOTTIES BUNDLE is adorable and not just for Christmas!  These festive Scottish Terrier pups are all ready to wish anyone some cheer any time of the year!  In this CHRISTMAS SCOTTIES CARD COLLECTION, we have four all-occasion and two Christmas card ideas for a total of SIX card design tutorials!  We’ve paired the Christmas Scotties Stamp Set and Scottie Dog Punch along with the CELEBRATIONS TAG DIES and new Black & White Designs Designer Paper with some bright colors to dress them up!  See more details here!

Set(s): Wonderful World (SAB)
Paper: Basic White, Crushed Curry, Wonderful World DSP (SAB)
Ink: Daffodil Delight, Versamark
Other: Glossy Dots, White Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Creatively Simple 48 – Monochromatic

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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

22SU Monochromatic

Here’s my card for this week…I chose Orchid Oasis as my color…

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Here’s the details…

  • Orchid Oasis – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Basic White – 3 3/4 x 5
  • In color DSP (Orchid Oasis Striped) – 1 x 4 3/4, cut into banner on both ends, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp flower in Orchid Oasis, cut apart.  Ad the two larger ones to card front
  • Basic White – stamp dotted label and greeting in Orchid Oasis, punch out using Lasting Label punch, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add small flower to tag using dimensionals
  • Add some Orchid Oasis In Color 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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We all know that dogs are a person’s best friend and Stampin’ Up!’s new CHRISTMAS SCOTTIES BUNDLE is adorable and not just for Christmas!  These festive Scottish Terrier pups are all ready to wish anyone some cheer any time of the year!  In this CHRISTMAS SCOTTIES CARD COLLECTION, we have four all-occasion and two Christmas card ideas for a total of SIX card design tutorials!  We’ve paired the Christmas Scotties Stamp Set and Scottie Dog Punch along with the CELEBRATIONS TAG DIES and new Black & White Designs Designer Paper with some bright colors to dress them up!  See more details here!

Set(s): Lovely & Lasting
Paper: Basic White, Orchid Oasis, In Colo DSP
Ink: Orchid Oasis
Other: Lasting Label Punch, In Color Matte Dots, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Creatively Simple 47 – Things that Fly

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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…

  • Daffodil Delight – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White 3 3/4 x 5
  • In Color DSP – Tahitian and Parakeet print – FOUR 1 1/2 x 1 1/2, corner round opposite corners, add to white panel, stamp greeting in Pacific Point, stamp music note on upper right panel in Pacific Point, add panel to card front using dimensionals
  • Basic White – punch out bird and 2 windgs
  • Daffodil Delight – punch out chest and beak, add to bird body, stamp eyes in Pacific point, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some yellow Glossy 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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The classically beautiful Cottage Rose Stamp Set and Cottage Flowers Dies is next up in our collection of tutorials.  From buds to blossoms, beautiful floral silhouettes and accent pieces allow you to range from simple to elegant!  Six all-occasion greetings will complete the timeless look. Our Cottage Rose Collection has SIX card design tutorials!  We’ve paired the Cottage Rose Stamp Set and Cottage Flower Dies with the new Abigail Rose Designer Paper and some bright colors in this Collection for a fresh look!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Sweet Songbirds
Paper: Basic White, Daffodil Delight, In Color DSP
Ink: Pacific Point
Other: Songbird Punch, Glossy Dots, Corner Rounder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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