Category Archives: Inspiration Monday

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’!

 

IM140 – Harvest Hellos

It’s Monday again and you know what that means…it’s time for another AWESOME inspiration! This week we a comfy looking porch…

I just had to pull out my Plaid Builder Dies for this!

Here’s the details…

  • Bumblebee – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Misty Moonlight – cut out the base plaid layer
  • Night of Navy and Pumpkin Pie – cut out the open plaid layer from each, layer them all together
  • Cut down so it is 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, add to card front on an angle
  • Whisper White – 5/8 x 4 3/4, stamp greeting using Memento Black, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp pumpkin, stem and leaves using Memento Black, color using Blends, cut out, stamp curly image in Cinnamon Cider, cut it out, layer everything together, add to card front using dimensionals
  • 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…

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): Harvest Hellos
Paper: Whisper White, Bumble Bee, Misty Moonlight, Night of Navy Pumpkin Pie
Ink: Memento Black, Cinnamon Cider; BLENDS:  Cajun Craze (Dark), Pumpkin Pie (Both), Just Jade (Both), Bronze
Other: Plaid Builder Dies, Apple Punch, Holiday Rhinestones, Dimensionals

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’!

 

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’!

 

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’!

 

IM136 – Forever Fern

It’s Monday again and you know what that means…it’s time for another AWESOME inspiration! This week it’s an AWESOME fall frame…

Here’s what I did…

Here’s the details…

  • Crumb Cake – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • In Good Taste DSP – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, layer onto Pretty Peacock – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, add to card front
  • Seaside Spray – Cut out two of the Stitched Rectangles to create the frame, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Forever Flourishing Dies – cut out largest detailed in Just Jade, Next largest details in Pretty Peacock, spray in Very Vanilla
  • Very Vanilla – stamp small leaves in Crumb Cake, cut out with matching dies, layer everything together and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Flowers for Every Season Gingham Ribbon – tie into bow and add to card front
  • Very Vanilla – stamp greeting using Soft Suede, cut out around the greeting, add to card front
  • Add some Iridescent Pearls 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 second August-December Catalog Collection for the holidays featuring the fabulous Making a Difference COMING HOME BUNDLE of products!   This Collection of SIX card tutorials would make a great World Card Making Day or product class…either in person or online and we’ve paired it with Itty Bitty Greetings.  See more details HERE!

 

Set(s): Forever Fern, Life is Beautiful
Paper: Very Vanilla, Crumb Cake, Seaside Spray, Just Jade, Pretty Peacock, In Good Taste DSP
Ink: Soft Suede, Crumb Cake
Other: Stitched Rectangles Dies, Forever Flourishing Dies, Flowers for Every Season Ribbon, Iridescent Pearls, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

IM135 – Life is Beautiful

It’s Monday again and you know what that means…it’s time for another AWESOME inspiration! This week we have a such a beautiful fall cake..

I just had to use my new Life is Beautiful set…

Here’s the details…

  • Pumpkin Pie – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Pumpkin Pie – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Tasteful Texture embossing folder
  • Plaid Tidings DSP – 3 x 4, add to panel
  • Whisper White – cut out Celebration Tidings Dies, stamp tree trunch in Soft Suede and leaves in Pear Pizzazz, Crushed Curry, Pumpkin Pie and Poppy Parae, add to panel using dimensionals
  • Tie piece of the olive Ornate Garden ribbon around panel, add panel to card front
  • Poppy Parade – stamp greeting using using Soft Suede, cut into a banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Gold Glitter enamel 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 second August-December Catalog Collection for the holidays featuring the fabulous Making a Difference COMING HOME BUNDLE of products!   This Collection of SIX card tutorials would make a great World Card Making Day or product class…either in person or online and we’ve paired it with Itty Bitty Greetings.  See more details HERE!

 

Set(s): Life is Beautiful
Paper: Whisper White, Pumpkin Pie, Poppy Parade, Plaid Tidings DSP
Ink: Soft Suede, Pear Pizzazz, Crushed Curry, Pumpkin Pie, Poppy Parade
Other: Celebration Tidings Dies, Tasteful Texture Embossing Folder, Ornate Gardens Ribbon, Gold Glimmer Enamel Dots, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

IM134 – Many Mates

It’s Monday again and you know what that means…it’s time for another AWESOME inspiration! This week we have a such a happy cake..

I just couldn’t resist those daisies!…

Here’s the details…

  • Daffodil Delight – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 3/4 x 5, add piece of Daffodil Delight Texture print – 3/4 x 5 to the taop
  • Basic Black – 1 x 5, punch out a bunch of 1/4″ holes and add to Basic Black strip to create the polka dotted piece of the cake, add to panel
  • Tie piece of 1/4 Daffodil Delight Ruched Ribbon to panel then add to card front
  • Stamp greeting using Memento Black
  • Whisper White and Daffodil Delight – punch out 2 daisies from each, layer together
  • Daffodil Delight and Basic Black – punch out 3/4″ circle (RETIRED) from each and add to center of each daisy using dimensional, , add daisies 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…

Do you love trees? We LOVE trees! We are kicking off the upcoming August-December Catalog (formerly called Holiday Catalog) with the gorgeous Life is Beautiful Stamp Set! It has a wonderful full-branch tree in it! This EXPANDED collection of SIX tutorials has a delightful home decor project that can be changed with each season…and TWO card ideas! These are easy enough to complete in one class, or split them into two classes by doing two seasons and a card each class! You also could include the Life is Beautiful Stamp Set for an awesome product class!  See more details HERE!

 

Set(s): Many Mates
Paper: Whisper White, Basic Black, Daffodil Delight, Brights DSP Paper Pack
Ink: Memento Black
Other: Daisy Punch, 3/4″ Circle Punch (RETIRED), 1/4″ Hole Punch, 1/4″ Daffodil Delight Ruched Ribbon, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

IM133 – Prized Peony

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

I decided to use the colors and a flower theme…

Here’s the details…

  • Pool Party – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Pool Party – 3 3/5 x 4 7/8, run through the Tasteful Texture Embossing Folder, layer onto Pretty Peacock – 3 3/4 x 5, wrap piece of Flowers for Every Season White Ribbon around panel, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out large long, narrow frame, stamp greeting using Mossy Meadow, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp small and medium peony, two small and 1 large leaf, color using Blends, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add two Flowers for Every Season 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 must admit that the beautiful Prized Peony Suite of products is one of our FAVORITES in the new catalog! These peony stamps and interactive dies make gorgeous flowers so quickly! Did you know that peonies come in a variety of colors? Our expanded Prized Peony Tutorial Collection has four cards and two small 3D project tutorials, perfect for those special people in your life. See the details HERE!

 

Set(s): Prized Peony
Paper: Whisper White, Coastal Cabana, Pretty Peony
Ink: Memento Black, Mossy Meadow; BLENDS:  Pretty Peacock (Dark), Bermuda Bay (Both), Pool Party (Both), So Saffron (Both), Mossy Meadow (Dark), Old Olive (Both)
Other: Tasteful Labels Dies, Peony Dies, Tasteful Texture Embossing Folder, Flower for Every Season Gems, Flower for Every Season Ribbon, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!