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Creatively Simple 21 – Get Well

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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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We got the Amazing Silhouettes stamp set at our virtual convention and thought is would make a simple get well card.  Here’s the details…

  • Mint Macaron – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 3/4 x 5, stamp image in Versamark and White emboss, sponge Mint Macaron and Just Jade ink over image, add to card fornt
  • Sunshine and Rainbows DSP (SAB) – green dotted print – 1/2 x 3 1/4, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Just Jade – 1/2 x 2 1/2, stamp greeting in Versamark, white emboss, cut into banner, add to card front using Dimensionals
  • Add some Faux Sea Glass embellishments 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 are calling for SPRING in our next Collection from the January-June Mini Catalog using the DAFFODIL DAYDREAM STAMP SET and DAFFODIL DIES!  These spring flower images are perfect for coloring or use the dies to build flowers in a variety of colors!  We’ve combined this Daffodil Daydream Bundle with the FREE Sale-A-Bration Daffodil Afternoon Designer Paper for a coordinated look.  Our DAFFODIL DAYDREAM COLLECTION has THREE step-by-step card tutorials (one a special fold!) and a useful 3D project, perfect for your desk!    See more details here!

Set(s): Amazing Silhouettes, Blossoms in Bloom
Paper: Basic White, Mint Macaron, Just Jade, Sunshine & Rainbows DSP (SAB)
Ink: Mint Macaron, Just Jade, Versamark
Other: Faux Sea Glass, White Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Creatively Simple 20 – Get Well

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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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Punches made easy work of this card!  Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 3/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Daffodil Delight – punch out 2 daisies, layer, add to card front
  • Basic Black – punch out body, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Real Red – stamp dots in Memento Black, punch out wings, add to ladybug
  • Granny Apple Green – 3/8 x 2 1/2, stamp greeting in Memento Black, cut into slants on both ends, 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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We are calling for SPRING in our next Collection from the January-June Mini Catalog using the DAFFODIL DAYDREAM STAMP SET and DAFFODIL DIES!  These spring flower images are perfect for coloring or use the dies to build flowers in a variety of colors!  We’ve combined this Daffodil Daydream Bundle with the FREE Sale-A-Bration Daffodil Afternoon Designer Paper for a coordinated look.  Our DAFFODIL DAYDREAM COLLECTION has THREE step-by-step card tutorials (one a special fold!) and a useful 3D project, perfect for your desk!    See more details here!

Set(s): Hello Ladybug, Blossoms in Bloom
Paper: Basic White, Basic Black, Daffodil Delight, Real Red, Granny Apple Green
Ink: Memento Black
Other: Ladybug Builder Punch, Daisy Punch, Iridescent Rhinestones, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Creatively Simple 19 – Get Well

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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…it has a little more to it than a truly simple card but I think the monochromatic colors makes it look simple…

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 4 x 5 1/4, run through Stitched Greenery Die, add to card front
  • Flirty Flamingo – 2 x 4 1/2, wrap piece of Flirty Flamingo Metallic Ribbon around panel, add to card front
  • Basic White – cut out largest Tasteful Label, stamp flower in Flirty Flamingo, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Gold Metallic Paper – 3/8 x 3, cut into slant of both ends, add to card front
  • Flirty Flamingo – 3/8 x 2 1/2, stamp greeting in Versamark, gold emboss, cut into slant on both ends, add to card front
  • Add some small Champagne 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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Our next Collection in the January-June Mini Catalog is the darling SWEET CONVERSATIONS STAMP SET and SWEET HEARTS DIES!  These cute heart graphics can be used for more than Valentine’s Day, think birthdays, anniversaries, weddings…or anytime you want to share a little heart love!  We’ve combined this Sweet Conversations Bundle with the Sweet Talk Designer Paper which also has stripes and non-Valentine prints!  Our SWEET CONVERSATIONS COLLECTION has THREE step-by-step card tutorials (one a special fold!) and a cute 3D project to fill with treats!  See more details here!

Set(s): Flowing Flowers, Blossoms in Blooms
Paper: Basic White, Flirty Flamingo, Rose/Gold Metallic Paper
Ink: Flirty Flamingo, Versamark
Other: Stitched Greenery Die, Tasteful Label Dies, Flirty Flamingo Metallic Ribbon, Gold Embossing Powder, Champagne Rhinestones, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Creatively Simple 18 – Floral Square Dies

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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
  • Daffodil Afternoon DSP (SAB) – 3 3/4 x 5, stamp greeting (Blossoms in Bloom) in Night of Navy, layer onto Night of Navy – 3 7/8 x 5 1/8, add to card front
  • Basic White – cut out Tulip Floral Square, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Night of Navy – 3/8 x 2 1/2, stamp greeting in Versamark, white emboss, cut into slants 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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We are excited to kick off a new Sale-A-Bration Special Collection with the beautiful Friendly Hello Stamp Set and Friendly Hello Designer Paper Bundle!  This is a FREE Level 2 option when you purchase $100 or more in Stampin’ Up! products and we KNOW it will be popular with us AND our customers!  The Designer Paper has gorgeous colors and patterns to get you ready to bring on Spring and you can stamp directly on them to get even more variety!  Our Friendly Hello Collection has SIX step-by-step card tutorials that you won’t want to miss!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Blossoms in Bloom
Paper: Basic White, Night of Navy, Daffodil Afternoon DSP (SAB)
Ink: Night of Navy, Versamark
Other: Floral Squares Dies, White Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Creatively Simple 17 – Christmas Thank You

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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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But since Christmas is over…we are doing Christmas Thank You card!

Here’s my card for this week…

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Here’s the details…

  • Balmy Blue – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Balmy Blue – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, layer onto Basic White – 3 3/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Highland Heather – cut out two smaller Stitched Snowflakes, add to card front with a Wonderful Snowflake
  • Night of Navy – 1/2 x 2, stamp greeting in Versamark, white emboss, cut into slant on both ends, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some dark blue Holiday 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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We are excited to kick off a new Sale-A-Bration Special Collection with the beautiful Friendly Hello Stamp Set and Friendly Hello Designer Paper Bundle!  This is a FREE Level 2 option when you purchase $100 or more in Stampin’ Up! products and we KNOW it will be popular with us AND our customers!  The Designer Paper has gorgeous colors and patterns to get you ready to bring on Spring and you can stamp directly on them to get even more variety!  Our Friendly Hello Collection has SIX step-by-step card tutorials that you won’t want to miss!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Sharing Sunshine
Paper: Basic White, Balmy Blue, Highland Heather, Night of Navy
Ink: Versamark
Other: Stitched Snowflakes, Wonderful Snowflake, White Embossing Powder, Holiday Rhinestones, Dimesnionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Creatively Simple16 – Christmas

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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…

  • Cherry Cobbler – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 1/2 x 5 1/4, add piece of Cherry Cobbler DSP – 1/2 x 5 1/4 behind it, then add to card front
  • Cherry Cobbler – cut out solid ornament and bow/string; add bow string solid ornament
  • Mother of Pearl Specialty Paper (NEW) – cut out merry/bright detailed ornament, add to Cherry Cobbler base, add to cardfront, trim off extra string
  • Cherry Cobbler Metallic Ribbon – tie small bow, add to ornament
  • 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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We created this year’s BRAND NEW 2021 GIFTS OF GOOD TASTE COLLECTION with SIX new packaging ideas along with more of our favorite holiday cookie and candy recipes! Yes, we include the recipes! We know you will love to give these special hand-made gifts to co-workers, neighbors, your mail person and package delivery drivers! These little treats are perfect! We’ve used a variety of Stampin’ Up! July-December 2021 Mini Catalog stamp sets, punches and dies for our decorating ideas, but you could mix the packaging up with the stamps and dies you already own…the recipe and package design is what is most important! See more details HERE!

Set(s): None
Paper: Basic White, Cherry Cobbler, Regals DSP Paper Pack, Mother of Pearl Specialty Paper
Ink: None
Other: Delicate Baubles Dies, Cherry Cobbler Metallic Ribbon, Gilded Gems

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Creatively Simple 15 –

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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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Talk about SIMPLE!  Here’s the details…

  • Real Red – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, stamp large snowflake in Real Red and medium one in Coastal Cabana; stamp greeting in Versamark and silver emboss
  • Layer onto Coastal Cabana – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, add to card front
  • Add some silver Subtle Shimmer Sequins and Red 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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We created this year’s BRAND NEW 2021 GIFTS OF GOOD TASTE COLLECTION with SIX new packaging ideas along with more of our favorite holiday cookie and candy recipes! Yes, we include the recipes! We know you will love to give these special hand-made gifts to co-workers, neighbors, your mail person and package delivery drivers! These little treats are perfect! We’ve used a variety of Stampin’ Up! July-December 2021 Mini Catalog stamp sets, punches and dies for our decorating ideas, but you could mix the packaging up with the stamps and dies you already own…the recipe and package design is what is most important! See more details HERE!

Set(s): Merry Snowflakes
Paper: Basic White, Real Red, Coastal Cabana
Ink: Real Red, Coastal Cabana, Versamark
Other: Subtle Shimmer Sequins, Red Rhinestones, Silver Embossing Powder

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Creatively Simple 14 – Penguin Place

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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 – cut out the detail Christmas Pine Die, add to card front
  • Real Red – 1/4 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp greeting in Versamark, silver emboss, cut out with Pretty Pillowbox label, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Real Red – cut out 2 large and 2 small poinsettias, layer, add to tag
  • Add Basic Rhinestone to center of flowers and randomly on card base 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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Our popular TECHNIQUES Collection is back with our SIX new techniques for cards! We are featuring the upcoming BLESSINGS OF HOME STAMP SET and FLOWERS OF HOME DIES (available for demos to preorder now and customers on January 3) along with the techniques. These flower images are so pretty to color or leave monochromatic for a vintage look! We’ve also paired them with the HEART & HOME DESIGNER PAPER on our SIX technique card tutorials. See more details here!

Set(s): Penguin Place
Paper: Basic White, Real Red
Ink: Versamark
Other: Christmas Pines Dies, Pretty Pillowbox Dies, Silver Embossing Powder, Basic Rhinestones, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Creatively Simple 13 – Thankful

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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…

  • Smoky Slate – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Vellum – 4 x 5 1/2, run through the Timeless Type Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Basic White – 1/2 x 3 3/4, 1/4 x 3 3/4, add to card front
  • Smoky Slate – 2 1/2 x 4, stamp image and greeting in Versamark, white emboss, add to card fornt
  • Double up a piece of white Bakers Twine, tie into bow, add to card front

DANG..that is a super easy one!

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 you LOVE a great tree set? We do! In this bundle, use the trees singly or build an entire forest! They aren’t just for Christmas cards, this bundle can be used year-around to build a woodsy scene. For our Collection, we’ve paired Stampin’ Up!’s WHIMSICAL TREES STAMP SET and CHRISTMAS TREE DIES with the WHIMSY & WONDER DESIGNER PAPER to create three cards (one a special fold card) and a fabulous 3D project you can’t wait to use…just in time for the holidays! See more details HERE!

Set(s): Blessings of Home, Art Gallery
Paper: Basic White, Smoky Slate, Vellum
Ink: Versamark
Other: Timeless Type Embossing Folder, White Embossing Powder, White Baker’s Twine

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Creatively Simple 12 – Thankful

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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…

  • Mint Macaron – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Mint Macaron – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Timeless Type Embossing folder
  • Vellum – stamp large flower image in Versamark, whit emboss, add to card front
  • Wrap piece of Jade/Gold Braided ribbon around panel, add to card fornt
  • Rose/Gold Metallic Paper – cut out two leaves from gold, add to card fornt
  • White – 3/4 x 2 1/2, stamp greeting in Just Jade, cut slants on both sides, 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 you LOVE a great tree set?  We do!  In this bundle, use the trees singly or build an entire forest!  They aren’t just for Christmas cards, this bundle can be used year-around to build a woodsy scene.  For our Collection, we’ve paired Stampin’ Up!’s WHIMSICAL TREES STAMP SET and CHRISTMAS TREE DIES with the WHIMSY & WONDER DESIGNER PAPER to create three cards (one a special fold card) and a fabulous 3D project you can’t wait to use…just in time for the holidays!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Blessing of Home
Paper: Mint Macaron, Rose/Gold Metallic Paper, Vellum
Ink: Just Jade, Versamark
Other: Flowers of Home Dies, Timeless Type Embossing Folder, White Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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