Category Archives: Inspiration Monday

Flying Home

It’s Monday…AGAIN!  And DANG…it’s NOT a holiday!  That’s okay…it’s time for another inspiration challenge from Create with Connie and Mary!

When I saw the inspiration piece for this week, I couldn’t wait to use my new set…Flying Home!  I thought this image really went along with the image.  Check out the inspiration photo and Connie’s card here.

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 3/4 x 5, run the top portion through the Garden Trellis Embossing Folder, stamp greeting using Memento Black, add panel to card front
  • Tutti Frutti dsp – 1 1/2 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Basic Black – 1/4 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Whisper White – Stamp image using Memento Black, color using Stampin’ Blends, cut out using Layering Ovals and add using dimensionals

There’s still time to get our newest collection using Picture Perfect Birthday.  Oh…this collection is sooooo awesome – there’s 3 cards (one’s a fun fancy fold) and an awesome 3D project.  Here’s a sneak peek…

Set(s): Flying Home, Wood Words
Paper: Whisper White, Basic Black, Tutti Frutti dsp
Ink: Memento Black, Blends:  Cherry Cobbler, Pink Pirouette, Old Olive
Other: Layering Ovals Framelits, Garden Trellis Embossing Folder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Picture Perfect Birthday

Oh…it’s Monday again.  And not only is it time for another Inspiration Monday…it’s a day off!  WOOO HOOO!!!  I am going to get caught up on my grading!

We have an AWESOME inspiration piece over on Create with Connie and Mary, so makes sure you head over there to see it and check out what Connie did too!

Since we have JUST RELEASED out newest collection using Picture Perfect Birthday I thought I’d use the same set for my card today.  Oh…this collection is sooooo awesome – there’s 3 cards (one’s a fun fancy fold) and an awesome 3D project.  Here’s a sneak peek…

So….here’s the details for my card today…

  • Peek-a-boo Peach – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, stamp greeting using Memento Black, layer onto Basic Black 3 3/4 x 5, add three pieces of Ribbon – Lemon Lime Twist Classic Weave, Crushed Curry Stitched Satin, ad Peek-a-boo Peach striped and staple onto panel, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Old Olive, Crushed Curry, Pumpkin Pie – cut frames using Stitched Square Framelits and Layered Squares, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Stamp two bows with each of these colors:  Lemon Lime Twist/Old Olive, Daffodil Delight/Crushed Curry, Peek-a-boo Peach/Pumpkin Pie, add to card front
  • Use some of the Tutti Frutti Adhesive Backed Sequins to finish it off.
Set(s): Picture Perfect Birthday
Paper: Whisper White, Peek-a-boo Peach, Old Olive, Crushed Curry, Pumpkin Pie
Ink: Memento Black, Lemon Lime Twist, Old Olive, Daffodil Delight, Crushed Curry, Peek-a-boo Peach, Pumpkin Pie
Other: Stitched Shapes Framelits, Layering Squares Framelits, Tutti Frutti Adhesive Back Sequins, Lemon Lime Twist Classic Weave Ribbon, Crushed Curry Stitched Satin Ribbon, Peek-a-boo Peach Striped Ribbon, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Sure Do Love You

Are you ready for the second Inspiration Monday from Create with Connie and Mary?  I hope so because it is REALLY a fun one!  To see the inspiration photo, head over to Create with Connie and Mary and check it out!

I was going to go in a different direction when I sat down to make this card and then, well the dots just started calling to me so I pulled out my circle punches and just had fun!  When I was done it needed just a little something else so I got out my 1/4″ hole punch and added the silver glimmer dots…just what it needed.

Here’s the details…

  • So Saffron – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • So Saffron – punch out three 1 1/2″ circles
  • Pool Party – punch out three 1 1/4″ circles
  • Calypso Coral – punch out three 1″ circles
  • Pear Pizzazz – punch out three 3/4″ circles
  • Silver Glimmer – punch out eight 1/4″ cirlces
  • Whisper White – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, add all the circles, trim off the parts that hang over the edge
  • Island Indigo – 3 3/4 x 5, add Whisper White panel then add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp banner using Island Indigo, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals

This was such a fun inspiration image!  It is fun to see what Connie comes up with too!

Set(s): Sure Do Love You
Paper: Whisper White, So Saffron, Pool Party, Calypso Coral, Pear Pizzazz, Island Indigo
Ink: Island Indigo
Other: 1 1/2″ Circle Punch, 1 1/4″ Circle Punch, 1″ Circle Punch, 3/4″ Circle Punch, 1/4″ Hole Punch, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Sure Do Love You

HAPPY NEW YEAR everyone! Here’s to an AWESOME 2018!

Well…it’s a new year so it’s time to try some NEW STUFF!

As you know I’m the Mary half of Create with Connie and Mary and things are changing over there!  Head over there and check out all the good stuff!

So one of the new things we are doing is helping you start your week with a little inspiration – welcome to Inspiration Monday with Connie and Mary!  Each Monday we will post an inspiration photo and both Connie and I will be creating a project based on the inspiration piece and sharing it with you.

So this is my project!  I bet as soon as you see the inspiration photo you will be able to figure out exactly what inspired me!  Where is that DANG inspiration photo?  Head over to Create with Connie and Mary to check it out and to see Connie’s project too!

Here’s the details –

  • Soft Sky – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Soft Sky – 4 3/4 x 4 1/4
  • Whisper White – Cut out 10 of the flowers from the Support Ribbon Framelits, add to card front and trim off overhang
  • Whisper White – cut two piece 1/2 x 4 1/4, add behind each side of panel and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp banner using Bermuda Bay, cut out and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Bermuda Bay – punch out 1/4″ circles, add to center of each full flower
  • Perfect White Accents – peel off backing of each leaving clear dot, add over each Bermuda Bay circle using glue

I have to say…I “sure do love” the way this inspiration piece has turned out and look forward to our one next week!

Set(s): Sure Do Love You
Paper: Whisper White, Soft Sky, Bermuda Bay
Ink: Bermuda Bay
Other: Support Ribbon Framelits, 1/4″ Hole Punch, Perfect White Accents, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!