Category Archives: Holiday Mini

Whimsical Christmas

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is whimsical Christmas and what is more whimsical than Christmas gnomes!

Here’s the details…

  • Pear Pizzazz – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Heartwarming Hugs DSP (diagonal stripe) – 3 7/8 x 5 1/8, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, cut out using Peek-a-Hoot frame then run through the Winter Snow Embossing Folder
  • Whisper White – stamp each gnome using Memento Black, color using Blends, cut out
  • Real Red – 5/8 x 2 – stamp greeting using Versamark, white emboss, cut into a banner
  • Add gnomes and banner to frame then add frame to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some of the hexagon sequins from Sequins for Everything to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

Who can resist Stampin’ Up!’s sweet stamp set bundle, Freezin’ Fun!  Those little critters DO look like they are having SO much fun racing down those snowy slopes!  We’ve made three cards (one a really “cool” fun-fold card), and a darling 3D project using the FREEZIN’ FUN STAMP SET AND FREEZIN’ FRIENDS DIES for this Collection, paired with the Snowflake Splendor Designer Paper!  You won’t want to miss getting this one!  See more details HERE!

 

Set(s): Gnome for the Holidays
Paper: Whisper White, Real Red, Pear Pizzazz, Heartwarming Hugs DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Versamark, BLENDS:  Real Red (B), Mossy Meadow (B), Ivory, Smoky Slate (Lt), Cinnamon Cider (B), Flirty Flamingo (Lt)
Other: Peek-a-Hoot Dies, Winter Snow Embossing Folder, Sequins for Everything, White Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Click Previous to go back to Create with Connie and Mary site and forward to the see what Cindy has been up to!

 

 

 

 

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

Celebrate Sunflowers

Happy Thursday! This week it’s sketch inspiration time…

Since we are moving along toward the end of November, I thought this would be a great time to pull out my sunflower stuff again…

Here’s the details…

  • Daffodil Delight – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Daffodil Delight – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Tasteful Texture Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • In Good Taste DSP (navy print) – 2 1/2 x 4 1/2, add to card front
  • Brushed Metallic Paper – cut out 2 of the long leaf stems and larger flower center out of the darkest
  • Gold Foil – cut out sunflower – KEEP center
  • Flowers for Every Season DSP (any yellow print) – stamp sunflower onto DSP, cut out with matching die, add gold foil sunflower die, dark flower center and then the gold center, add the 2 dark foil long leaf stems behind and add to card front
  • Whisper White – 3/4 x 2 1/4, stamp greeting using Night of Navy, add strip of Night of Navy 1/4 x 2 3/4 behind it, add to card front

I absolutely LOVE this sunflower!

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

Check out our latest collection…

Who can resist Stampin’ Up!’s sweet stamp set bundle, Freezin’ Fun!  Those little critters DO look like they are having SO much fun racing down those snowy slopes!  We’ve made three cards (one a really “cool” fun-fold card), and a darling 3D project using the FREEZIN’ FUN STAMP SET AND FREEZIN’ FRIENDS DIES for this Collection, paired with the Snowflake Splendor Designer Paper!  You won’t want to miss getting this one!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Celebrate Sunflowers
Paper: Whisper White, Daffodil Delight, Night of Navy, In Good Taste DSP, Flowers for Every Season DSP, Gold Foil, Brushed Metallic Paper
Ink: Night of Navy
Other: Sunflower Dies, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

IM150 – Inspiration Monday

It’s Monday again and you know what that means…it’s time for another AWESOME inspiration! This week its a simple holiday decor…

Oh…I sure had fun with this one!

How CUTE is this!  Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Winter Snow Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • ‘Tis the Season DSP (red striped print) – 3 1/2 x 3 1/2, add to card front
  • ‘Tis the Season DSP (holly print) – 2 x 5, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out stitched circle, run through Winter Snow Embossing folder, layer some 3/8″ Real Red Sheer Ribbon behind it, add to car dront
  • Classic Christmas DSP – cut out two trees from the Shaded Spruce prints, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – cut out same size stitched circle, cut using ground edge, stamp greeting using Shaded Spruce, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – cut out heart house and cut out plain out, cut out another plain house from window sheet, add behind heart house, add cut dimensionals, add some of the red Sequins for Everything, add plain white house to create a mini shaker card, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some red Sequins for Everything to the trees 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…

Who can resist Stampin’ Up!’s sweet stamp set bundle, Freezin’ Fun!  Those little critters DO look like they are having SO much fun racing down those snowy slopes!  We’ve made three cards (one a really “cool” fun-fold card), and a darling 3D project using the FREEZIN’ FUN STAMP SET AND FREEZIN’ FRIENDS DIES for this Collection, paired with the Snowflake Splendor Designer Paper!  You won’t want to miss getting this one!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Itty Bitty Greetings
Paper: Whisper White, ‘Tis the Season DSP, Classic Christmas DSP
Ink: Shaded Spruce
Other: Home Together Dies, Stitched Shapes Dies, 3/8″ Real Red Sheer Ribbon, Sequins for Every Season, Winter Snow Embossing Folder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Christmas Flowers

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is Christmas Flowers…

Here’s the details…

  • Real Red – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Poinsettia Place DSP – (red berry print) – 3 1/4 x 4 1/2, add to card front
  • Poinsettia Place DSP – (green print) – 1 3/4 x 4, add to card front
  • Green Foil – 1/4 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Very Vanilla – stamp poinsettia and two small holly leaves in Soft Suede, cut out, cut a sponge dauber to color leaves with Garden Green and flower with Real Red, layer and add to card front
  • Poinsettia Place DSP – (wood print ) – 3/4 x 2 – stamp greeting using Soft Suede, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add Beaded Pearl to center of flower

And now for our latest collection…

Who can resist Stampin’ Up!’s sweet stamp set bundle, Freezin’ Fun!  Those little critters DO look like they are having SO much fun racing down those snowy slopes!  We’ve made three cards (one a really “cool” fun-fold card), and a darling 3D project using the FREEZIN’ FUN STAMP SET AND FREEZIN’ FRIENDS DIES for this Collection, paired with the Snowflake Splendor Designer Paper!  You won’t want to miss getting this one!  See more details HERE!

 

Set(s): Poinsettia Petals
Paper: Very Vanilla, Real Red, Poinsettia Place DSP, Green Foil
Ink: Soft Suede, Real Red, Garden Green
Other: Poinsettia Dies, Beaded Pearls, Dimensionals

Click Previous to go back to Create with Connie and Mary site and forward to the see what Cindy has been up to!

 

 

 

 

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

IM149 – Inspiration Monday

It’s Monday again and you know what that means…it’s time for another AWESOME inspiration! This week its an adorable winter display…

I thought the adorable Freezin’ Fun Set would be GREAT with this…

Here’s the details…

  • Balmy Blue – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Feels Like Frost DSP (blue print) – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, run through the Winter Snow Embossing Folder, layer only Night of Navy – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out large Tasteful Label, add some Snowflake Splendor Ribbon behind it then add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp large and small tree, seal and ice piece using Basic Grey, color using Balmy Blue, Flirty Flamingo (Lt) and Smoky Slate (Lt) Blends, cut out, add large tree to label
  • Cut a strip of Balmy Blue Glitter paper, use the stitched edge to cut a curve, then cut off using the Tasteful Label Die again, add to Whisper White Label, Add the small tree, seal and ice piece to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – 5/8 x 1 1/2, stamp greeting using Night of Navy, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Balmy Blue Glitter paper – cut out 8 stars, 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…

Our next release from Stampin’ Up!’s August-December Mini Catalog is the gorgeous SNOWFLAKE WISHES TECHNIQUE COLLECTION with a BONUS!  This Collection is a TWO for ONE!  Not only do you get SIX creative card ideas using the Snowflake Wishes Bundle, you also will learn how to do SIX different background techniques!  This allows you to focus on either the bundle OR the technique if you don’t have the bundle!  See more details HERE.

Set(s): Freezin’ Fun
Paper: Whisper White, Balmy Blue, Night of Navy, Balmy Blue Glitter Paper
Ink: Basic Grey, Night of Navy, BLENDS:  Balmy Blue (B), Flirty Flamingo (Lt), Smoky Slate (Lt)
Other: Freezin’ Friends Dies, Tasteful Label Dies, Snowflake Splendor Ribbon, Snowflake Wishes Embossing Folder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Home for the Holidays

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is home for the holidays.  I couldn’t resist doing a little twist on the theme with the gnome set…

Here’s the details…

  • Poppy Parade – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Winter Snow Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Trimming the Town DSP – Blue/White print – 2 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Trimming the Town DSP – Red/White print – 2 1/2 x 4, add to card front
  • Stamp tree using Memento Black, but out with layering oval, color using Blends, add to card front
  • Just Jade – 1/2 x 3 – stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp gnome using Memento Black, color using Blends, cutout, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add two red All the Trimming Embellishments to the card front to finish off.

And now for our latest collection…

Our next release from Stampin’ Up!’s August-December Mini Catalog is the gorgeous SNOWFLAKE WISHES TECHNIQUE COLLECTION with a BONUS!  This Collection is a TWO for ONE!  Not only do you get SIX creative card ideas using the Snowflake Wishes Bundle, you also will learn how to do SIX different background techniques!  This allows you to focus on either the bundle OR the technique if you don’t have the bundle!  See more details HERE.

 

Set(s): Gnome for the Holidays
Paper: Whisper White, Poppy Parade, Just Jade, Trimming the Town DSP
Ink: Memento Black, BLENDS:  Seaside Spry (B), Just Jade (B), Poppy Parade (B), Smoky Slate (B), Cinnamon Cider (B), Daffodil Delight (B), Ivory
Other: Winter Snow Embossing Folder, Layering Ovals Dies, All the Trimmings Embellishments, Dimensionals

Click Previous to go back to Create with Connie and Mary site and forward to the see what Cindy has been up to!

 

 

 

 

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

Peace & Joy

Happy Thursday! This week it’s sketch inspiration time…

This was perfect for the Peace and Joy set and dies from the mini…

Here’s the details…

  • Cherry Cobbler – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Classic Christmas DSP – Sahara Sand/White Star print – 2 7/8 x 4 7/8 add to card front on an angle
  • Whisper White – 2 3/4 x 4 3/4, add to card front on an angle
  • Whisper Whit e- stamp leaves, pine bough and sparkles in Shaded Spruce and holly berries in Cherry Cobbler, cut out, add leaves, pine bough and berries to card front
  • Sahara Sand – cut out bright backing
  • Whisper White – stamp bright in Cherry Cobbler, cut out, layer onto card front using dimensionals, add the spruce sparkles and red wonderful gems to centers
  • Stamp MERRY AND using Versamark on Shaded Spruce, white emboss, cut out and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add piece of Classic Christmas DSP (green print) – 1/4 x 3 3/4 to card front to finish off

I just LOVE these dies!

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

Check out our latest collection…

Our next release from Stampin’ Up!’s August-December Mini Catalog is the gorgeous SNOWFLAKE WISHES TECHNIQUE COLLECTION with a BONUS!  This Collection is a TWO for ONE!  Not only do you get SIX creative card ideas using the Snowflake Wishes Bundle, you also will learn how to do SIX different background techniques!  This allows you to focus on either the bundle OR the technique if you don’t have the bundle!  See more details HERE.

Set(s): Peace and Joy
Paper: Whisper White, Cherry Cobbler, Shaded Spruce, Sahara Sand, Classic Christmas DSP
Ink: Cherry Cobbler, Shaded Spruce, Versamark
Other: Joy Dies, Wonderful Gems, White Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

Thinking of Christmas

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is thinking of Christmas…

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 1/x 4 3/4, run through the Winter Snow Embossing Folder, layer onto Real Red 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, add to card front
  • Silver Foil – punch out 1 1/2″ circle, add to card front
  • Shaded Spruce – cut out two trees, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut would the landscape, brush Versamark along the edge, silver emboss, add to card front
  • ‘Tis the Season DSP (plaid) – 1/4 x 4, add to card front
  • Real Red – 1/2 x 2 3/4, stamp greeting using Versamark, silver emboss, add to card front to finish off.

And now for our latest collection…

Next up in our Christmas Collections we featured the Gnome for the Holidays stamp set with the Heartwarming Hugs Designer Paper for a warm holiday feel!  Our GNOME FOR THE HOLIDAY COLLECTION has THREE cards (one a special fold card), and a darling home décor item perfect for a small gift!  See more details HERE!

 

Set(s): In the Pines
Paper: Whisper White, Real Red, Shaded Spruce, ‘Tis the Season DSP, Silver Foil
Ink: Versamark
Other: Pines Woods Dies, Winter Snow Embossing Folder, Silver Embossing Powder

Click Previous to go back to Create with Connie and Mary site and forward to the see what Cindy has been up to!

 

 

 

 

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

Have a Hoot

Happy Thursday! This week it’s color inspiration time…

I just couldn’t resist the adorable little owl with a pumpkin…

Here’s the details…

  • Pumpkin Pie – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, run through the Cobwebs folder, layer onto Basic Grey – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, add to card front
  • Silver Foil – 1/2 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Pumpkin Pie, Basic Grey and Bumblebee – cut out the three leaves from the Gathered Leaves Dies, layer, add to card front
  • Bumble Bee – 5/8 x 2 1/4, stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp owl using Memento Black, color using Blends and marker, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals

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

Check out our latest collection…

Next up in our Christmas Collections we featured the Gnome for the Holidays stamp set with the Heartwarming Hugs Designer Paper for a warm holiday feel!  Our GNOME FOR THE HOLIDAY COLLECTION has THREE cards (one a special fold card), and a darling home décor item perfect for a small gift!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Have a Hoot
Paper: Whisper White, Pumpkin Pie, Basic Grey, Bumblebee, Silver Foil
Ink: Memento Black, Blends:  Pumpkin Pie, Smoky Slate, Cinnamon Cider, Marker:  Bumblebee
Other: Gathered Leaves Dies, Cobwebs Embossing Folder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

IM147 – Inspiration Monday

It’s Monday again and you know what that means…it’s time for another AWESOME inspiration! This week its a cute Halloween display…

This was such a fun one…

Here’s the details…

  • Pumpkin Pie – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 3/4 x 5, layer onto Basic Black, 3 7/8 x 5 1/8, stamp greeting using Memento Black, add to card front
  • Bermuda Bay, Pumpkin Pie, Calypso Coral, So Saffron, Pool Party – punch out 1 1/2″ circle from each, add to card front
  • Black Glimmer and Gold Foil – punch out 1/2″ circles (retired) from each, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp bat 5 times in Memento Black, cut out, 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…

Next up in our Christmas Collections we featured the Gnome for the Holidays stamp set with the Heartwarming Hugs Designer Paper for a warm holiday feel!  Our GNOME FOR THE HOLIDAY COLLECTION has THREE cards (one a special fold card), and a darling home décor item perfect for a small gift!  See more details HERE!

 

Set(s): Banner Year
Paper: Whisper White, Basic Black, Pumpkin Pie, Bermuda Bay, Calypso Coral, So Saffron, Pool Party, Black Glimmer, Gold Foil
Ink: Memento Black
Other: 1 1/2″ circle punch, 1/2″ circle punch (retired)

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!