Category Archives: Holiday Mini

IM143 – Poinsettia Petals

It’s Monday again and you know what that means…it’s time for another AWESOME inspiration! This week it’s a pretty candle holder…

How pretty is that!

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Dainty Diamonds Folder, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp the 3 layers of poinsettia, two of the berry sprigs and three pine boughs using Versmark, gold emboss, cut everything out.  Color poinsettia and berries using Rococco Rose and an Aquapainter, layer everything
  • Gold Foil – cut out two of the berry sprigs, add to the flower
  • Add some of the gold cord from the Forever Greenery Trim in loops on the back, add to card front using
  • Gold Foil – cut out flower center, add to flower, add some pearls to the center
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting using Versamark, gold emboss, cut out, 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…

For our CELEBRATION TIDINGS COLLECTION we’ve done something other than bag toppers!  Our Collection has FOUR cards, a GIFT CARD holder and a fun SWEET TREAT HOLDER for a total of SIX tutorials!  These tutorials are easy enough for in-person or online classes!  ALL SIX tutorials using the CELEBRATION TIDINGS BUNDLE and Plaid Tidings Designer Paper are BRAND NEW and have step-by-step directions.  SEE MORE DETAILS HERE!

 

Set(s): Poinsettia Petals
Paper: Whisper White, Gold Foil
Ink: Rococco Rose, Versamark
Other: Poinsettia Dies, Dainty Diamonds Embossing Folder, Forever Greenery Trim, Basic Pearls, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Welcome Fall

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

Here’s the details…

  • Terracotta Tile – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, add the stitched border, layer onto Night of Navy – 3 3/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Brushed Copper – 1/4 x 4 7/8, add to card front
  • Night of Navy, Gilded Autumn DSP and Brushed Copper – cut out the leaf and add the stitching, layer and add to card front
  • Terracotta Tile and Foam Sheets – back piece of Terracotta Tile with Foam sheet, cut out FALL, add to card front
  • Night of Navy – stamp greeting using Versamark – white emboss, cut out with Classic Label Punch, add to card fron using dimensionals
  • Add some Gilded Gems to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

From sweet to just a little bit spooky…the HALLOWS NIGHT MAGIC BUNDLE is a great Halloween set.  The labels in the Halloween Magic Dies can be used for more than Halloween…they are a wonderful shape!  We’ve paired this bundle with the coordinating Magic in the Night Suite of products! Our HALLOWS NIGHT MAGIC COLLECTION has TWO card tutorials and TWO home decor/favor tutorials.  See more details HERE!

 

Set(s): Blossoms in Bloom
Paper: Whisper White, Night of Navy, Terracotta Tile, Gilded Autumn DSP, Brushed Metallic Paper
Ink: Versamark
Other: Stitched Leaves Dies, Playful Alphabet Dies, Gilded Gems, Foam Sheets, 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’!

 

 

IM141 – Hallows Night Magic

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

This was such a fun one…

Here’s the details…

  • Smoky Slate – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Smoky Slate – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Cobwebs folder
  • Misty Moonlight – cut out largest Halloween Magic Dies Label, add to card front
  • Basic Black – cut out detailed edge, add to card front
  • Add piece of 1 1/2″ Metallic Mesh Ribbon
  • Whisper White – cut out smaller Halloween Magic Dies Label, stamp greeting using Memento Black, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Basic Black – stamp bat (1 of large, 2 of small) using Versamark, silver emboss, cut out add, to card front
  • Add some 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…

Our HALLOWS NIGHT MAGIC COLLECTION has TWO card tutorials and TWO home decor/favor tutorials.  These tutorials are easy enough for in-person or online classes!  ALL four tutorials using the HALLOWS NIGHT MAGIC BUNDLE are BRAND NEW and have step-by-step directions.  See more details HERE!

 

Set(s): Hallows Night Magic
Paper: Whisper White, Basic Black, Smoky Slate, Misty Moonlight
Ink: Memento Black, Versamark
Other: Halloween Magic Dies, Silver Embossing Powder, Cobwebs Embossing Folder, 1 1/2 Metallic Mesh Ribbon, Holiday Rhinestones, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Hug in a Mug

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is hug in a mug…

Here’s the details…

  • Melon Mambo – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, run through the Tasteful Texture folder, layer onto Night of Navy – 3 3/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Plaid Tidings (Blue/Pink print) – 1 3/4 x 3 1/4, add to card front
  • Plaid Tidings (Pink/Grey print) – 1 x 3 1/2, add to card front
  • Night of Navy – 1/8 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp mug twice using Memento black, stamp again on the matching plaids, color mugs using Melon Mambo and Seaside Spray Blends, cut everything out, layer, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Night of Navy – 5/8 x 2 1/4, stamp greeting using Versamark, white emboss, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some incolor dots to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

Our HAVE A HOOT COLLECTION is combined with Plaid Tidings Designer Paper and has three card tutorials (one a special fold!), plus a special gift packaging idea for Halloween and Christmas that we know you will love and “hoot” about!  See more details HERE!

 

Set(s): Press On
Paper: Whisper White, Melon Mambo, Night of Navy, Plaid Tidings DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Versamark, BLENDS:  Seaside Spray, Melon Mambo
Other: Tasteful Texture Embossing Folder, Incolor Dots, 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’!

 

 

IM139 – Love of Leaves

It’s Monday again and you know what that means…it’s time for another AWESOME inspiration! This week we an interesting embroidered hoop…

Oh…I just LOVE this one!

Here’s a close-up of the leaves…they are just SOOOO PRETTY!

Here’s the details…

  • Smoky Slate – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Smoky Slate – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Pinewood Planks folder
  • Basic Grey – cut out largest Stitched Circle, add to card front
  • 1 1/2″ Metallic Mesh Ribbon – fold a piece in half and wrap around the panel, add panel to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out the five different leaf dies and add the stitched centers, layer
  • Silver Foil – punch out TWO of the sprigs, add into the leaves, add leaves to card front using dimensionals
  • Silver Foil – 1/4 x 4, add to card front
  • Basic Grey – stamp greeting using Versamark, white emboss, cut into a banner, add to card front
  • Add two of the white Elegant Faceted 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…

We are excited for our next August-December Catalog Collection for the holidays featuring the fabulous LOVE OF LEAVES BUNDLE paired with the Gilded Autumn Specialty Designer Paper and Brushed Metallic Cardstocks!   If you haven’t seen the Stitched Leaves Dies, they are gorgeous stitched inside and out for making very unique and beautiful projects!  Our LOVE OF LEAVES COLLECTION has FOUR card tutorials, plus TWO fun home décor project tutorials perfect for fall!  See the details HERE!

 

Set(s): Love of Leaves
Paper: Whisper White, Smoky Slate, Basic Grey, Silver Foil
Ink: Versamark
Other: Stitched Leaves Dies, Stitched Shapes Dies, Pinewood Planks Embossing Folder, Elegrant Faceted Gems, 1 1/2 Metallic Mesh Ribbon, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Thinking of Fall

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to make a card with fall in mind.  I just love fall and all the pretty, warm colors that come with it.  For my card, I used those extra ‘pieces’ that tend to collect (and mulitply) on my desk…

Here’s the details…

  • Pumpkin Pie – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Night of Navy – 1 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 3 1/4 x 4 1/2, run through the Tasteful Texture embossing folder, add piece of Gilded Autumn DSP – 1/2 x 4 behind the panel and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Pumpkin Pie, Terracotta Tile, Night of Navy, Misty Moonlight – leftover pieces from using the Best Plaid dies, add these to card front
  • Brushed Metallic paper (brushed copper) – cut out stitched leaf, add to card front, add Terracotta Ribbon (Ornate Garden pack)
  • Misty Moonlight – 1/4 x 3 3/8 – stamp greeting using Versamark and white emboss, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Gilded Gems to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

We are excited for our next August-December Catalog Collection for the holidays featuring the fabulous LOVE OF LEAVES BUNDLE paired with the Gilded Autumn Specialty Designer Paper and Brushed Metallic Cardstocks!   If you haven’t seen the Stitched Leaves Dies, they are gorgeous stitched inside and out for making very unique and beautiful projects!  Our LOVE OF LEAVES COLLECTION has FOUR card tutorials, plus TWO fun home décor project tutorials perfect for fall!  See the details HERE!

 

Set(s): Love of Leaves
Paper: Whisper White, Pumpkin Pie, Night of Navy, Misty Moonlight, Terracotta Tile, Gilded Autumn DSP, Brushed Metallic Paper
Ink: Versamark
Other: Stitched Leaves Dies, Ornate Garden Ribbon, Tasteful Textures Embossing Folder, Gilded Gems, 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’!

 

 

Love of Leaves

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

This was such a different sketch and I finally figured out the Love of Leaves set would be perfect with it…

Here’s the details…

  • Coastal Cabana – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Very Vanilla – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Old World Paper Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • In Good Taste DSP – 2 1/2 x 3 3/4, layer onto Calypso Coral 2 5/8 x 3 7/8, add to card front
  • Very Vanilla – stamp long leaf two times in Rich Razzleberry, large leaf in Calypso Coral and second to largest leaf in Calypso Coral, cut everything out using Stitched Leaves Dies, layer, add to card front
  • Rich Razzleberry – 5/8 x 2 1/4, stamp greeting using Versamark, white emboss, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Coastal Cabana, Rich Razzleberry, Calypso Coral – punch out 1/2″ circle (RETIRED), add to card front
  • Add some large clear Elegant Faceted Gems to the 1/2″ circles to finish off

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…

We are excited for our next August-December Catalog Collection for the holidays featuring the fabulous LOVE OF LEAVES BUNDLE paired with the Gilded Autumn Specialty Designer Paper and Brushed Metallic Cardstocks!   If you haven’t seen the Stitched Leaves Dies, they are gorgeous stitched inside and out for making very unique and beautiful projects!  Our LOVE OF LEAVES COLLECTION has FOUR card tutorials, plus TWO fun home décor project tutorials perfect for fall!  See the details HERE!

Set(s): Love of Leaves
Paper: Very Vanilla, Coastal Cabana, Calypso Coral, Rich Razzleberry, In Good Taste DSP
Ink: Coastal Cabana, Calypso Coral, Rich Razzleberry, Versamark
Other: Stitched Leaves Dies, Old World Paper Embossing Folder, 1/2 Circle Punch (RETIRED), Elegant Faceted Gems,  White Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

IM138 – Love of Leaves

It’s Monday again and you know what that means…it’s time for another AWESOME inspiration! This week we a cool color combo from yarn…

We didn’t really have a good purple to go with the awesome purple color in the picture.  Razzleberry just didn’t work well so I went with Gorgeous Grape…

 

Here’s the details…

  • Purple Posy – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Purple Posy – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Tasteful Texture Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Flowers for Every Season DSP – Cinnamon Cider print – 1 x 5 1/2 AND 1/2 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out largest Hippo & Friends Label Die, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp largest leaf in Gorgeous Grape, next in Bumblebee, small in Cinnamon Cider and Highland Heather, cut out, layer, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Bumblebee – 3/8 x 3 1/4, stamp greeting using Cinnamon Cider, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some of the Purple Posy, Playing with Patterns Resin 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…

We are excited for our next August-December Catalog Collection for the holidays featuring the fabulous LOVE OF LEAVES BUNDLE paired with the Gilded Autumn Specialty Designer Paper and Brushed Metallic Cardstocks!   If you haven’t seen the Stitched Leaves Dies, they are gorgeous stitched inside and out for making very unique and beautiful projects!  Our LOVE OF LEAVES COLLECTION has FOUR card tutorials, plus TWO fun home décor project tutorials perfect for fall!  See the details HERE!

 

Set(s): Love of Leaves
Paper: Whisper White, Purple Posy, Bumblebee, Flowers for Every Season DSP
Ink: Gorgeous Grape, Bumblebee Cinnamon Cider, Highland Heather
Other: Stitched Leaves Dies, Hippo & Friends Dies, Tasteful Texture Embossing Folder, Playing with Patterns Resin Dots Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Life is Beautiful

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

These colors were just perfect for the new Life is Beautiful set…

Here’s the details…

  • Misty Moonlight 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 /12 x 5 1/2, stamp tree in Cinnamon Cider and leaves in Mossy Meadow (and stamped off Mossy Meadow), stamp grass in Mossy Meadow
  • Incolor DSP – Misty Meadow Dotted print – 1/2 x 5, add behind Whisper White panel, add panel to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper  White – stamp greeting using Mossy Meadow and Misty Moonlight, punch out using 1 1/2 Circle Punch, add piece of Misty Moonlight ribbon behind greeting, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Misty Moonlight Incolor Enamel dots to the tree to finish off

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 from our August-December 2020 Mini Catalog selections is the fun Press On Stamp Set!  Who doesn’t love coffee, tea or cocoa?  Our PRESS ON COLLECTION has three cards (one a really FUN interactive card) and a 3D project sure to jazz up your drink bar, tiered tray or to give away as a gift for a coffee/tea/cocoa addict friend!    See more details HERE!

Set(s): Life is Beautiful
Paper: Whisper White, Misty Moonlight, Incolor DSP
Ink: Cinnamon Cider, Mossy Meadow, Misty Moonlight
Other: 1 1/2 Circle Punch, Misty Moonlight Ribbon, Incolor Enamel Dots, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

IM137 – Press On

It’s Monday again and you know what that means…it’s time for another AWESOME inspiration! This week we have some fun cookies with so many different ways to be inspired…

I decided to have some fun with the new Press On set and use the mugs as my inspiration…

Here’s the details…

  • Cajun Craze – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Cajun Craze – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Dainty Diamonds Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Gilded Autumn DSP – brown chevron – 4 1/4 x 1, add to card front, striped 5 1/4 x 1, add to card front
  • Gold Foil – 1/4 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Very Vanilla – 3 x 3, add to card front
  • Very Vanilla – 2 3/4 x 2 3/4, stamp greeting using Cajun Craze add to card front using dimensionals
  • Very Vanilla – stamp but cups using Early Espresso, color the one using Crumb Cake Blends and the other in Mint Macaron Blends, stamp both again on the striped DSP, cut out, add to cups, cut out cups, 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…

Next up from our August-December 2020 Mini Catalog selections is the fun Press On Stamp Set!  Who doesn’t love coffee, tea or cocoa?  Our PRESS ON COLLECTION has three cards (one a really FUN interactive card) and a 3D project sure to jazz up your drink bar, tiered tray or to give away as a gift for a coffee/tea/cocoa addict friend!    See more details HERE!

 

Set(s): Press On
Paper: Very Vanilla, Cajun Craze, Gilded Autumn DSP, Gold Foil
Ink: Cajun Craze, BLENDS:  Crumb Cake, Mint Macaron
Other: Dainty Diamonds Embossing Folder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!