Category Archives: Holiday Mini

Hello Fall

Happy Saturday!  Time again for another Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Blog Hop and this week we are saying Hello to Fall.   LOVE Fall and decided to use my NEW Detailed Leaves Thinlets since they were sitting on top of my desk!

Simple but colorful too!

Here’s the details…

  • Basic Grey – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Basic Grey – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Subtle Embossing Folder, wrap two pieces of the gold cord around the panel and add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out largest oval and run through the corrugated embossing folder, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Real Red, Pumpkin Pie, Granny Apple Red – cut out the long leaf thinlet, add to card front
  • So Saffron – 2 1/2 x 3/4, stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut into banner, add to card front
  • Gold Cord – tie bow add to card front
  • Add 3 metallic gold pearls to finish off.

I LOVE how the grey makes the colors just pop!

We have a BRAND NEW collection for you – Country Home!  We LOVE this set and have a great collection for you!

All the details HERE!

Set(s): Country Home
Paper: Whisper White, Basic Grey, Real Red, Pumpkin Pie, Granny Apple Green
Ink: Memento Black
Other: Subtle Embossing Folder, Corrugated Embossing Folder, Layering Ovals Framelites, Detailed Leaves Thinlets, Gold Cord, Metallic Pearls, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Trick or Tweet

Happy Thursday everyone!  It’s time for another challenge and this time it’s a sketch…

I though it would be fun to make this into a Halloween card…

Here’s the details…

  • Pumpkin Pie – 4 1/4 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Toil and Trouble dsp – 2 1/4 x 4, add to card front
  • Silver Glimmer – 1 1/2 x 3 5/8
  • Crushed Curry – cut circle, sponge around edges using Crushed Curry, stamp greeting using Memento Black, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Basic Black – punch out bats, add to card front
  • Add some rhinestones to finish off

Getting ready for Halloween!

We have a BRAND NEW collection for you – Country Home!  We LOVE this set and have a great collection for you!

All the details HERE!

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

Set(s): Trick or Tweet
Paper: Whisper White, Basic Black, Crushed Curry, Pumpkin Pie, Silver Glimmer, Toil and Trouble dsp
Ink: Memento Black, Crushed Curry
Other: Layering Circles, Spooky Bats Punch, Basic Rhinsetones, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Favorite Holiday Catalog Greeting

Happy Saturday! Time again for another Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Blog Hop and this week we are using our favorite greeting from the Holiday Mini. Another tough one…SO MANY GOOD ONES! This is the one I picked for this week…

I LOVE this paper and I LOVE this greeting!

Here’s the details…

  • Grey Granite – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Copper Foil – 2 x 5, run through the Tin Tile Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Joyous Noel (sprig print) – 1 1/2 x 4 1/2, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – cut out layering oval, stamp greeting using Versamark and copper emboss, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp flower arrangements in Versamark, copper emboss, cut out
  • Grey Granite – stamp milkcan using Versamark, copper emboss, cut out, add flowers behind it then add to card front using dimensionals
  • Tie small bow from Copper Ribbon, add to card front

I just LOVE the way this turned out!

Don’t forget our new collection…Trick or Tweet Treat Boxes. Check it out…

Get all the details HERE!

Set(s): Country Home
Paper: Whisper White, Grey Granite, Joyous Noel dsp, Copper Foil
Ink: Versamark
Other: Layering Ovals Framelits, Copper Embossing Powder, Copper Ribbon, Tin Tile Embossing Folder, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Favorite Holiday Designer Paper

Happy Saturday!  Time again for another Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Blog Hop and this week we are taking a look at our favorite designer paper in the Holiday Mini.  THAT is a tough one…SO MANY GOOD ONES!  This is the one I picked for this week…

Isn’t this paper yummy?  And SOOO much prettier in person with the shimmer!

Here’s the details…

  • Mint Macaron – 4 1/4 x 11, folded
  • Frosted Floral dsp (Blackberry Bliss print) – 3 1/4 x 4 1/2, round the corners and add to the card front using dimensionals
  • Frosted Floral dsp (Flower print) – 2 1/4 x 4, cut into a banner and add to card front
  • Silver Glimmer – 1/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Whisper Whit- stamp flower in Night of Navy, Petal Pink and stamped off Blackberry Bliss, stamp leaves using Mint Macaron, cut out, layer and add to card front using dimensional
  • Mint Macaron – 1/2 x 2, stamp greeting using Night of Navy, cut into banner, add to card front

How pretty is this!

Don’t forget our new collection…Trick or Tweet Treat Boxes.  Check it out…

Get all the details HERE!

Set(s): Bouquet Blooms
Paper: Whisper White, Mint Macaron, Frosted Floral dsp, Silver Glimmer
Ink: Night of Navy, Petal Pink, Blackberry Bliss, Mint Macaron
Other: Trio Corner Punch, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Blue, Silver & White Christmas Card

Only two days until Christmas and here at the Create with Connie and Mary Design Team Saturday Blog Hop we are celebrating the holiday by sharing blue, silver and white cards.  We also have something special…so make sure you read through my post!

I made this card quite a while ago but wanted to save it until Christmas to share.

Here’s the details…

  • Night of Navy – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 4 1/4 x 5 1/2, cut along bottom using the lace edge from Swirly Snowflake thinlet
  • Silver Foil – cut out snowflake border and add to panel
  • Tie piece of Night of Navy Crinkled Seam Binding, add to cardfront
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting using Versamark and silver emboss, cut out using Stitched oval and add to card front using dimensionals.

50%off 2We’re having a SALE!

Create with Connie and Mary is having a 50% off sale of our last year’s worth of mini editions and for the first time EVER offering our bonus tutorials for sale.  Head over to Create with Connie and Mary for all the details!

Set(s): Snowflake Sentiments
Paper: Whisper White, Night of Navy, Silver Foil
Ink: Versamark
Other: Swirly Snowflake Thinlits, Stitched Shapes Framelits, Night of Navy Crinkled Seam Binding, Silver Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

 

 

 

 

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Watercolor Christmas

Only 4 more days until Christmas!  Are you ready?

We have a cool color inspiration for you this week – Fresh Fig, Soft Sky, Sahara Sand.  Trying to figure out a cool Christmas card was a little challenge but if you keep things simple…typically all things will work out!

I went with one of my ‘go to’ layouts and kept it simple using some cut out snowflakes and a simple greeting!

Here’s the details…

  • Soft Sky – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting using Fresh Fig
  • Eastern Palace dsp (Fresh Fig print) – 3/4 x 5 1/2, add behind Whisper White panel add to card front
  • Fresh Fig, Soft Sky, Sahara Sand, cut out large and small snowflake from each color, add to card front
  • Add some Silver Metallic Enamel dots to finish off

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary and see what our AMAZING design team did this week!

Set(s): Watercolor Christmas
Paper: Whisper White, Soft Sky, Sahara Sand, Fresh Fig, Eastern Palace dsp
Ink: Fresh Fig
Other: Metallic Enamel Shapes,

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Season Like Christmas

WOW…only 6 more days until THE BIG DAY!  I hope all of you are ready.

We always keep things pretty low-keyed during the holiday.  We decided our new house was our Christmas present to each other…it was a good one too!  LOL!!

Since it is Tuesday, it’s time for another SUO Challenge.  The theme this time is our favorite Christmas image.  For me that was an easy one…a Christmas tree!

Here’s the details…

  • Tranquil Tide – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Season of Cheer dsp – 3 3/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Gold Glimmer – two pieces – one 1/4 x 4 3/4 and one 1/4 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Tranquil Tide – stamp stem using Memento Black, stamp tree using Versamark and white emboss, let cool, stamp dots using Versamark and gold emboss, cut out using Stitched Oval and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Gold 1/8″ Taffeta Ribbon, tie piece into a bow and add to top of oval
  • Stamp greeting in Tranquil Tide on Whisper White, cut into a banner, layer onto another banner from Gold foil; add to card front using dimensionals

Don’t forget to check out what the rest of the design team to see their wonderful creations!

Set(s): Season Like Christmas
Paper: Whisper White, Tranquil Tide, Season of Cheer dsp, Gold Glimmer
Ink: Memento Black, Versamark
Other: Stitched Shapes Framelits, Gold Embossing Powder, White Embossing Powder, Gold 1/8″ Taffeta Ribbon. Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!