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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’!

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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

Creatively Simple – 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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It is amazing how just a little gold really makes a card shine!  Here’s the details…

  • Soft Succulent – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Pansy Petals DSP – Cut 3 stripes:  1/2 x 5, 3/4 x 5 and 1 x 5, add to card front
  • Basic White – 2 1/2 x 4 1/2, stamp leaf image in Soft Succulent, add to card front
  • Gold Metallic Paper – cut out the three leave images – add to card front, cut out strip 1/4 x 4 1/8, add to card front
  • Evening Evergreen – 5/8 x 3 1/8, stamp greeting in Versamark and gold emboss, cut into banner on both ends, 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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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): Garden Greenhouse
Paper: Basic White, Soft Succulent, Evening Evergreen, Pansy Petals DSP, Rose/Gold Metallic Paper
Ink: Soft Succulent, Versamark
Other: Greenhouse Dies, Gold Embossing Powder

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary

Creatively Simple 26 – 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…

  • Pale Papaya – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, use scallop Plenty of Patterns Decorative Mask and Calypso Coral and Pale Papaya ink to create background, layer onto Misty Moonlight 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, add to card front
  • Just Jade – 1/2 x 3 1/4, cut into slant on end, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp plants in Just Jade, Flowers in Calypso Coral and pot in Misty Moonlight, cut everything out, layer, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Pale Papaya – 1/4 x 1 1/4, stamp greeting in Misty Moonlight, cut on slant on both ends, 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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Swim into a sea of creativity by using the seaside supplies in Stampin’ Up!’s early catalog release bundle, WAVES OF INSPIRATION STAMP SET AND WAVES DIES!  We’ve combined the WAVES OF INSPIRATION BUNDLE with the Waves of the Ocean Designer Paper which features a poured paint marble look, marine-colored Blue Foils Paper and gorgeous Rhinestone Waves Jewel Embellishments!  Our WAVES OF INSPIRATION CARD COLLECTION has SIX step-by-step card tutorials just waiting for you to use and be inspired!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Cactus Cuties
Paper: Basic White, Pale Papaya, Misty Moonlight, Just Jadel
Ink: Pale Papaya, Misty Moonlight, Just Jade, Calypso Coral
Other: Plenty of Patterns Decorative Masks, dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary

Creatively Simple 25 – Birthday

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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
  • Basic White – 3 1/4 x 4 1/2 – stamp otter and hat in Memento Black, color with Blends, stamp greeting in Memento Black, layer onto Night of Navy – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, add to card front
  • Pattern Party DSP – yellow print – 3/4 x 1 3/8, green print 3/8 x 1 7/8 cut into banners
  • Magenta Madness – 3/4 x 2, cut into banner, layer three banners together, add to card front
  • Tie Denim 3/8 ribbon into bow, add to banners
  • Add some Rhinestone Waves Jewels to water 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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Build a bouquet of tulips in any color with Stampin’ Up!’s FLOWERING TULIPS STAMP SET AND TULIP DIES.  We’ve combined this FLOWERING TULIPS Bundle with the Flowering Fields Designer Paper for a coordinated look.  Our FLOWERING TULIPS COLLECTION of tutorials has SIX projects – FOUR step-by-step card tutorials and TWO quick and easy favor/treat gifts – they are sure to bring a smile to the recipient’s face!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Awesome Otters
Paper: Basic White, Balmy Blue, Night of Navy, Magenta Madness, Pattern Part DSP
Ink: Memento Black, BLENDS:  Night of Navy (Lt), Balmy Blue (B), Cinnamon Cider (B), Ivory, Magenta Madness (Dk), Daffodil Delight (Dk), Granny Apple Green (B)
Other: Denim 3/8 Ribbon, Rhinestone Waves Jewels

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Creatively Simple 24 – Birthday

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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.  Sometimes just using Basic Shapes lets you make a quick contemporary card!

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Here’s the details…

  • Bermuda Bay – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, stamp greeting in Memento Black, add 1/2″ piece of diagonal Pattern Party DSP behind panel and add to card front
  • Mango Melody, Poppy Parade, Bermuda Bay – cut out three different sizes of stitched Triangles, add to card front
  • Granny Apple Green, cut out banner, add to card front
  • Add some 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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Build a bouquet of tulips in any color with Stampin’ Up!’s FLOWERING TULIPS STAMP SET AND TULIP DIES.  We’ve combined this FLOWERING TULIPS Bundle with the Flowering Fields Designer Paper for a coordinated look.  Our FLOWERING TULIPS COLLECTION of tutorials has SIX projects – FOUR step-by-step card tutorials and TWO quick and easy favor/treat gifts – they are sure to bring a smile to the recipient’s face!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Hello Ladybug
Paper: Basic White, Bermuda Bay, Mango Melody, Poppy Parade, Granny Apple Green
Ink: Memento Black
Other: Stitched Triangle Dies, Holiday Rhinestones

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Creatively Simple 23 – Birthday

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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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The punch really makes quick work of this card!  Here’s the details…

  • Magenta Madness – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Basic Black – 3/4 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Basic White – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, stamp greeting (Lighthearted Lines) in Bermuda Bay and Gorgeous Grade, stamp the 3 flower image in Bermuda Bay, Gorgeous Grade, Magenta Madness, add to card front on an angle
  • Basic Black – punch out 3 ladybug bodies
  • Bermuda Bay, Gorgeous Grape, Magenta Magenta Madness – punch out wing from each, add dots in Memento Black, layer and add to card front (grape on one dimensionals
  • Add 3 large 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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Does anyone remember splashing around in the puddles with their rain boots on or using a watering can to water their flower or vegetable garden?  Stampin’ Up!’s FLOWERING RAIN BOOTS STAMP SET AND RAIN BOOTS DIES will make you smile and want to share those memories!  In addition, gardeners will love the tool dies and garden images, along with heartfelt sentiments to use on their cards or scrapbook pages.  We’ve combined this FLOWERING RAIN BOOTS Bundle with the Flowering Fields Designer Paper for a coordinated look.  Our FLOWERING RAIN BOOTS COLLECTION has FOUR projects – THREE step-by-step card tutorials (one a fun fold) AND a fun gift project to share with a friend or neighbor to brighten their day!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Hello Labybug, Lighthearted Lines
Paper: Basic White, Basic Black, Magenta Madness, Bermuda Bay, Gorgeous Grape
Ink: Bermuda Bay, Gorgeous Grape, Magenta Madness
Other: Ladybug Builder Punch, Iridescent Rhinestones, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Creatively Simple 22 – Birthday

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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
  • Basic White – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, stamp sailboat in Smoky Slate, Real Red, Daffodil Delight, stamp water in Pacific Point; make mask with 1″ circle punch (retired) and sponge in Daffodil Delight, stamp birds in Memento Black
  • Layer onto Pacific Point 3 3/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Real Red – 7/8 x 2 3/8, stamp greeting in Versamark, white 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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Make someone HAPPY by sharing one of the projects from our next Collection using the RAINBOW OF HAPPINESS STAMP SET and BRILLIANT RAINBOW DIES!  Use the stamps and/or dies to create rainbows in your favorite colors!  Mix and match the hearts, raindrops, clouds and texture images with the greetings!  We’ve combined this RAINBOW OF HAPPINESS Bundle with the SUNSHINE & RAINBOWS Designer Paper for a coordinated look.  Our RAINBOW OF HAPPINESS COLLECTION has SIX projects – FOUR step-by-step card tutorials AND two 3D treat favors that will be perfect to share!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Let’s Set Sail
Paper: Basic White, Daffodil Delight, Pacific Point Real Red
Ink: Memento Black, Smoky Slate, Daffodil Delight, Pacific Point Real Red, Versamark
Other: 1″ Circle Punch (retired), White Embossing Powder

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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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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