Category Archives: Inspiration Monday

IM151 – Inspiration Monday

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

I thought these colors were perfect for fall…

Here’s the details…

  • Crumb Cake – 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 folded
  • Gorgeous Grape – 3 3/4 x 4 1/2, run through the Tasteful Texture Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Gilded Autumn DSP – 2 3/4 x 5 1/2, color the some of the leaves using Highland Heather blends, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp leaves in Gorgeous Grape and Crumb Cake, cut out include the stitched part
  • Gilded Autumn DSP (speckled crumb cake) – cut out leave and added stitched part, layer all leaves, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 1 x 2 3/4, stamp greeting using Gorgeous Grape, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Tie bow in Embroidered Ribbon – add to card front
  • 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…

The In The Pines Stamp Set and Pine Wood Dies have some BEAUTIFUL trees in several shapes and sizes!  For this In The Pines Collection, we’ve made FIVE cards (one a special fun fold), and a neat 3D project everyone can enjoy!  Two of the cards are non-Christmas to give you an idea how to use this bundle all year around!  We’ve paired this set with the Tis The Season Designer PaperSee the details here!

 

Set(s): Love of Leaves
Paper: Whisper White, Crumb Cake, Gorgeous Grape, Gilded Autumn DSP
Ink: Crumb Cake, Gorgeous Grape, BLENDS:  Highland Heather
Other: Stitched Leaves Dies, Embroidered Ribbon, Tasteful Texture Embossing Folder, Gold Glitter Enamel Dots, 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’!

 

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’!

 

IM148 – Inspiration Monday

It’s Monday again and you know what that means…it’s time for another AWESOME inspiration! This week its a beautiful leaf necklace…

I just loved the colors and of course the leaves…

 

Here’s the details…

  • Seaside Spray – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Very Vanilla – 3 3/4 x 5, layer onto Merry Merlot – 3 7/8 x 5 1/8, add to card front
  • Seaside Spray – cut out TWO of the leaf wreath, sponge Seaside Spray onto leaves
  • Soft Suede – cut out the sprig like wreaths, sponge with Soft Suede – layer everything together, add to card front
  • Very Vanilla – stamp large flower in Blushing Bride, Terracotta Tile, and Merry Merlot, cut out, add to wreath
  • Terracotta Tile, Blushing Bride, Merry Merlot – cut out small flowers, add to wreath
  • Merry Merlot – cut out bow – add to card front
  • Blushing Bride – stamp greeting using Soft Suede, cut into banner, add to card front
  • Add some of clear/gold Wonderful 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…

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): Arrange a Wreath, Banner Year
Paper: Very Vanilla, Seaside Spray, Soft Suede, Merry Merlot, Terracotta Tile, Blushing Bride
Ink: Soft Suede, Merry Merlot, Terraotta Tile, Blushing Bride, Seaside Spray
Other: Wreath Builder Dies, Wonderful Gems

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’!

 

IM146 – Inspiration Monday

It’s Monday again and you know what that means…it’s time for another AWESOME inspiration! This week its a wonderful snowflake cake…

Don’t you just love the colors…

Here’s the details…

  • Balmy Blue – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Shimmery White – 3 1/2 x 5 1/2, add strips of snowflake DSP 5/8 x 5 1/2 to each side, add to card front
  • Balmy Blue – cut out large detail snowflake, add to card front
  • Highland Heather – cut out medium snowflake, add to card front
  • Silver Foil – cut out small snowflake, add to card front
  • Stamp greeting using Balmy Blue
  • Balmy Blue Glitter – punch out seven 1/4″ circles, 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…

Stampin’ Up!’s new CURVY CELEBRATIONS SUITE is an early release of the QUITE CURVY STAMP SET AND CURVY DIES that will be in the new January-June 2021 Mini Catalog.  We’ve combined it with the coordinating Christmas stamp set, CURVY CHRISTMAS and CLASSIC CHRISTMAS DESIGNER PAPER in this Collection of EIGHT card tutorials!  See more details HERE!

 

Set(s): Banner Year
Paper: Shimmery White, Balmy Blue, Highland Heather, Snowflake Splendor DSP, Silver Foil
Ink: Balmy Blue
Other: So Many Snowflakes Dies, 1/4″ hole punch

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

IM145 – Inspiration Monday

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

I just love this one…

 

Here’s the details…

  • Very Vanilla – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Pumpkin Pie – cut out the more solid plaid
  • Gold Foil – cut out the more open plaid, layer them together and cut down to 3 3/4 x 5, layer onto Early Espresso – 3 7/8 x 5 1/8, add to card front
  • Early Espresso – cut out largest detailed leaf
  • Cajun Craze – cut out next largest detailed leaf
  • Crumb Cake – cut out the long double leaf – cut in half
  • Gold Foil – cut out 3 of the small leaves
  • Layer everything together and add to card front
  • Very Vanilla – 5/8 x 2 1/4, stamp greeting using Early Espresso, cut into banner, add to card front
  • Add some large Gilded Gems for 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 first Christmas collection for the season is the beautiful POINSETTIA PETALS SUITE of products in a variety of colors!  Our POINSETTIA PETALS COLLECTION has FOUR cards and two small 3D projects, perfect for the upcoming Christmas holiday, for a total of SIX brand new tutorials!  See more details here!

 

Set(s): Lovely You
Paper: Very Vanilla, Pumpkin Pie, Early Espresso, Cajun Craze, Crumb Cake, Gold Foil
Ink: Early Espresso
Other: Best Plaid Dies, Flourishing Forever Dies, Gilded Gems

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

IM144 – Inspiration Monday

It’s Monday again and you know what that means…it’s time for another AWESOME inspiration! This week we have an ADORABLE gnome wreath…

I just had to make a gnome card…

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
  • Brights DSP – poppy print – 1 1/2 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Brights DSP – bermuda print – 2 1/4 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Whisper White – punch out tree then cut out using the largest Stitched Circle die, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Crumb Cake – 5/8 x 2 1/2, stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut into banner, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp gnome using Memento Black, color using Blends, cut out and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Poppy Parade – cut out second to smallest Stitched Star, add to top of tree
  • Add some of the red, Sequins for Everything to the tree 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 first Christmas collection for the season is the beautiful POINSETTIA PETALS SUITE of products in a variety of colors!  Our POINSETTIA PETALS COLLECTION has FOUR cards and two small 3D projects, perfect for the upcoming Christmas holiday, for a total of SIX brand new tutorials!  See more details here!

 

Set(s): Gnome for the Holidays
Paper: Whisper White, Crumb Cake, Poppy Parade, Brights DSP Paper Pack
Ink: Memento Black, BLENDS:  Poppy Parade (B), Bermuda Bay (B), Just Jade (Dk), Crumb Cake (B), Ivory, Smoky Slate (Lt)
Other: Tree Punch, Stitched Shapes Dies, Stitched Stars, Sequins for Everything, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

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’!

 

IM142 – Harvest Hellos

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

I just had to use my Harvest Hellos set again…

Here’s the details…

  • Pumpkin Pie – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Smoky Slate – 1/2 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Pumpkin Pie – 3 1/4 x 5 1/2, run through the Greenery Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Plaid Tidings – 2 3/4 x 4 1/4, wrap two pieces of embroidered ribbon around piece, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp pumpkin, stem and curly in Basic Grey, Color using Blends, punch out, layer, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Basic Grey – stamp greeting using Versamark, white emboss, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Silver Metallic 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…

HALLOWS NIGHT MAGIC 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): Harvest Hellos
Paper: Whisper White, Smoky Slate, Basic Grey, Pumpkin Pie, Plaid Tidings DSP
Ink: Basic Grey, Versamark; BLENDS:  Smoky Slate (both), Pumpkin Pie (both), Crumb Cake (dark), color lifter
Other: Apple Punch, Greenery Embossing Folder, Silver Embossing Powder, Metallic Pearls, Embroidered Ribbon, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!