Category Archives: Inspiration Monday

IM255 – Cottage Wreaths

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

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LOVE these colors together…

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  • Polished Pink – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Soft Succulent – 2 3/4 x 4 1/2, run through the Pines embossing folder, add to card front
  • Evening Evergreen – 1/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Basic White – 2 3/4 x 3 1/2, stamp greeting in Melon Mambo, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Basic White – stamp wreath in Soft Succulent, twigs in Evening Evergreen and berries in Melon Mambo, stamp bow in Polished Pink, cut everything out add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some gold Festive 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…

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Celebrate the season with the elegant LEAVES OF HOLLY STAMP SET and HOLLY BERRY DIES!  Take advantage of the two-step design to stamp greenery images with added texture and dimension. Try out different color combinations on your leaves and berries to create beautiful boughs of holly.  The HOLLY BERRY DIES include multiple detailed layers of holly leaves and berries, giving you the opportunity to keep it simple or step it up. And two label dies are perfect for framing those festive holiday greetings and sentiments.  We’ve combined the LEAVES OF HOLLY BUNDLE with the BOUGHS OF HOLLY DESIGNER PAPER for a rich, traditional Christmas feel.  This Collection contains three card tutorials (one a fun fold!) and a cute holiday gift idea great for craft shows or to give a special friend!  See more details here!

Set(s): Cottage Wreaths
Paper: Basic White, Polished Pink, Soft Succulent, Evening Evergreen
Ink: Polished Pink, Melon Mambo, Soft Succulent, Evening Evergreen
Other: Pines Embossing folder, Festive Pearls, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22FA Mary Sig

IM254 – Kindest Gnome

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

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Those little gnomes are just so darn cute…

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  • Smoky Slate – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 3/4 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Snowflake Specialty Paper – 3 1/2 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Cut out large Framed Florets once in Smoky Slate and once in Basic White; add Smoky Slate frame to card, stamp greeting on white oval in Basic Grey, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp two gnomes in Memento Black, color with Blends, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add 2 silver Festive 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…

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CHRISTMAS BANNERS BUNDLE includes traditional holiday greetings that you can mix and match and then frame with the gorgeous banners!  Make the large banners the focal point on your card, or dress the banners up with pine branches, berries, leafy sprigs and holly!  Combine several die cuts to form a garland or wreath!  Our CHRISTMAS BANNERS CARD COLLECTION features EIGHT card tutorials paired with LIGHTS AGLOW DESIGNER PAPER and GLIMMER SPECIALTY PAPER for a definite WOW look without a lot of effort!   See more details HERE!
Set(s): Kindest Gnome
Paper: Basic White, Smoky Slate, Snowflake Specialty paper
Ink: Memento Black, Basic Grey; BLENDS:  Smoky Slate (both) Basic Black (light)
Other: Framed Florets Dies, Festive Pearls, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22FA Mary Sig

IM253 – Soft Seedlings

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

I picked a couple of the colors from it and came up with this…

Here’s the details…

  • Crumb Cake – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Crumb Cake – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Leaf Fall Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Early Espresso – cut out largest Framed Florets die, add to card front
  • Basic White – ink leaf stamp with Balmy Blue then add some Crumb Cake and Early Espresso with a sponge dauber, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Balmy Blue – 7/8 x 2 3/4, stamp greeting in Early Espresso, cut into banner, add to card front
  • Double up a piece of Linen Thread, tie into a bow, add to leaf
  • Add a Rustic Metallic Dot to leaf 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…

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CHRISTMAS BANNERS BUNDLE includes traditional holiday greetings that you can mix and match and then frame with the gorgeous banners!  Make the large banners the focal point on your card, or dress the banners up with pine branches, berries, leafy sprigs and holly!  Combine several die cuts to form a garland or wreath!  Our CHRISTMAS BANNERS CARD COLLECTION features EIGHT card tutorials paired with LIGHTS AGLOW DESIGNER PAPER and GLIMMER SPECIALTY PAPER for a definite WOW look without a lot of effort!   See more details HERE!
Set(s): Soft Seedlings
Paper: Basic White, Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Balmy Blue
Ink: Balmy Blue, Crumb Cake, Early Espresso
Other: Framed Florets Dies, Leaf Fall Embossing Folder, Linen Thread, Rustic Metallic Dots, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22FA Mary Sig

IM252 – Scary Cute

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

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Perfect for the Scary Cute set…

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Here’s the details…

  • Pumpkin Pie – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Very Vanilla – 3 1/4 x 5, put on 2″ circle mask; use Blender Brush to add Mango Melody, Pumpkin Pie and Cajun Craze, stamp bats in Memento Black
  • Basic Black – 5/8 x 5, add to bottom of panel
  • Celebrate Everything DSP (black/yellow star print) – TWO pieces 1/2 x 5, add to top and bottom of panel, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Basic Black – cut out haunted house add to card front
  • Very Vanilla – stamp the 3 little kids in Memento Black, cut out
  • Pumpkin Pie – 3/8 x 1 1/4, stamp boo in Memento Black, cut into banner, add behind kids, add to card front using dimensioanls

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…

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Stampin’ Up!’s new SWEETEST CHRISTMAS SUITE makes creating cards, tags and more as easy as 1-2-3!  With the Sweet Candy Canes Bundle, you can stamp and die cut candy canes in the color of your choice (one for each direction) or cut them out from the Sweetest Christmas Designer Paper!  And we LOVE the inside/outside verses in this set!  The Christmas Banners Bundle allows you to create a personalized banner greeting, then fill in around the banners and candy canes with boughs of holly, pine branches and leafy sprigs greenery.  The traditional designs and images in both bundles work together for perfect coordination.  Our SWEETEST CHRISTMAS SUITE COLLECTION features tutorials for four projects…three cards (one a special fold) and a cute 3D holiday decorating project!   See more details HERE!

Set(s): Scary Cute
Paper: Very Vanilla, Pumpkin Pie, Basic Black, Celebrate Everything DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Mango Melody, Pumpkin Pie, Cajun Craze
Other: Scary Silhouettes Dies, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22FA Mary Sig

IM251 – Framed Florets

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

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I just had to use the new Framed Florets!

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Here’s the details…

  • Polished Pink – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Polished Pink – cut out smallest frame
  • Very Vanilla – lay frame onto panel, stamp greeting in Versamark and gold emboss, add frame, layer onto Rich Razzleberry 3 3/5 x 5, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Gold Metallic Paper AND Rich Razzleberry – cut out long leave stem, add to card front
  • Elegant Trim – gold, double over piece, tie into bow, add to card front
  • Add two Gold Adhesive Backed Swirls 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…

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Stampin’ Up!’s new FITTING FLORETS SUITE has something for all occasions, including Christmas!  It’s an upcoming selection of products from the January-July Mini Catalog that customers can order early beginning November 1st! We absolutely LOVE the selection of different-sized oval frames in the FRAMED FLORETS DIES!    Our FITTING FLORETS CARD COLLECTION features tutorials for SIX cards…four all-occasion and two Christmas ideas!  See more details here!

Set(s): Framed Florets
Paper: Very Vanilla, Polished Pink, Rich Razzleberry, Rose/Gold Metallic Paper
Ink: Versamark
Other: Framed Florets Dies, Elegant Trim, Gold Adhesive Backed Swirls, Gold Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22FA Mary Sig

IM250 – Apple Harvest

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

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Here’s what I did…

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Here’s the details…

  • Mossy Meadow – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Boughs of Holly DSP –  3 3/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Sweet Sorbet – cut out largest Framed Florets oval frame, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp apple branch in Memento Black, color with Blends, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Soft Suede – 3/8 x 2 3/4, stamp greeting in Versamark, white emboss, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some red Festive 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…

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Stampin’ Up!’s new FITTING FLORETS SUITE has something for all occasions, including Christmas!  It’s an upcoming selection of products from the January-July Mini Catalog that customers can order early beginning November 1st! We absolutely LOVE the selection of different-sized oval frames in the FRAMED FLORETS DIES!    Our FITTING FLORETS CARD COLLECTION features tutorials for SIX cards…four all-occasion and two Christmas ideas!  See more details here!

Set(s): Apple Harvest
Paper: Basic White, Mossy Meadow, Sweet Sorbet, Soft Suede, Boughs of Holly DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Versamark;  BLENDS:  Granny Apple Green, Sweet Sorbet, Mossy Meadow, SU200 and SU 400
Other: Framed Florets, Festive Pearls, White Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22FA Mary Sig

IM56 – Soft Seedlings

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

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Here’s my card…

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Here’s the details…

  • Very Vanilla – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Very Vanilla – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Leaf Fall Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Very Vanilla – 3 x 4 1/4, stamp leaf in Mossy Meadow
  • Rustic Harvest (Mossy Meadow print) – TWO pieces 1/2 x 3 3/4, add behind stamped panel, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Leaf Label – stamp greeting in Memento Black, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Triple up some Linen Thread, tie into bow, add to Leaf Label 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…

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Grab Stampin’ Up!’s HELLO HARVEST BUNDLE to create autumn cards and projects with the pumpkins, leaves, sunflowers images, plus greetings suitable for fall, Thanksgiving, and occasions throughout the year!  In this HELLO HARVEST COLLECTION, we have combined the HELLO HARVEST BUNDLE with the RUSTIC HARVEST DESIGNER PAPER and a dash of GLIMMER SPECIALTY PAPER. It has FOUR card design tutorials, and TWO favors perfect as a fall gathering hostess gift, or your Thanksgiving table!  See more details here!

Set(s): Soft Seedlings
Paper: Very Vanilla, Rustic Harvest DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Mossy Meadow
Other: Leaf Fall Embossing Folder, Leaf Label, Linen Thread, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22FA Mary Sig

IM248 – Hello Beautiful

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

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Here’s what I did…

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Here’s the details…

  • Smoky Slate – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic Whit e- 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Bricks and Mortar Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Smoky Slate – 2 1/2 x 3 1/2, add to card front
  • Regals DSP Paper Pack (Rich Razzleberry striped) – 1 1/2 x 4, add to card front
  • Basic White – cu tout circle die with lines, stamp larger spot in Smoky Slate, lines in Rich Razzleberry, small dots (2) Versamark and gold emboss, add circle to card front using Dimensionals
  • Basic Black – cut out leaves (Designer Tags dies), add to card front
  • Basic White – 5/8 x 2, stamp greeting in Versamark, gold emboss, cut into banner, add to card front
  • Add some Gold Festive 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…

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Don’t the silhouette images in the SCARY CUTE BUNDLE take you back to care-free trick-or-treating with your friends? Let’s pass on those fun memories to children and other loved ones.  Use this bundle to create everything you need for Halloween: goodie bags, cards for classes, tags, and more.    We’ve combined the Scary Cute Stamp Set and Scary Silhouettes Dies with the Black & White Designs Designer Paper in this Collection.  Step by step tutorial instructions are included for FOUR projects…TWO card designs and TWO small treat packaging ideas.  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Hello Beautiful
Paper: Basic White, Smoky Slate, Basic Black, Regals DSP Paper Pack
Ink: Smoky Slate, Rich Razzleberry, Versamark
Other: Beautiful Shapes Dies, Designer Tags Dies, Brick and Mortar Embossing Folder, Festive Pearls, Gold Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22FA Mary Sig

IM247 – Kindest Gnome

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

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The gnome dies were just perfect for this…

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Here’s the details…

  • Crumb Cake – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Night of Navy – 3 x 4 1/4, run through the Leaf Fall Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Rustic Harvest DSP – 1 1/2 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Storybook Gnome DSP – cut out blue mushroom, add to card fornt
  • Cut out gnome from Balmy Blue, Cajun Graze, Night of Navy and Petal Pink cardstock, use coordinating Blends in the stitches and lines to accent them, layer, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Balmy Blue – 1/2 x 2 1/2, stamp greeting in Night of Navy, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Fines Sparkle Adhesive Backed 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…

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Don’t the silhouette images in the SCARY CUTE BUNDLE take you back to care-free trick-or-treating with your friends? Let’s pass on those fun memories to children and other loved ones.  Use this bundle to create everything you need for Halloween: goodie bags, cards for classes, tags, and more.    We’ve combined the Scary Cute Stamp Set and Scary Silhouettes Dies with the Black & White Designs Designer Paper in this Collection.  Step by step tutorial instructions are included for FOUR projects…TWO card designs and TWO small treat packaging ideas.  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Kindest Gnome
Paper: Crumb Cake, Night of Navy, Balmy Blue, Cajun Craze, Petal Pink, Rustic Harvest DSP, Storybook Gnome DSP
Ink: Night of Navy;  BLENDS:; Night of Navy Dark, Balmy Blue Dark, Cajun Craze Dark
Other: Gnome Dies, Leaf Fall Embossing Folder, Fine Sparkle Gems, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22FA Mary Sig

IM246 – Scary Cute

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

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I went with the pretty colors to make a fun Halloween card…

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Here’s the details…

  • Balmy Blue – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Black/White Designs DSP – 3 3/4 x 4 1/2, color the stripes with Blends – Pale Papaya Dark, Balmy Blue Dark and Cajun Craze Light, add to card front
  • White – 3 x 5 1/4, run through the Splatters Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Add Strip of the Black Glitter Washi Tape
  • Pale Papaya, Balmy Blue, Cajun Craze – cut out haunted house from, each, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp three of the kids in Memento Black, cut out add to card front using dimensionals
  • Cajun Craze – 3/4 x 1 7/8, stamp greeting in Versamark, white emboss, cut into banner on both ends, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Basic Black – cut out three small bats, 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…

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Create a variety of gnome friends by stamping and cutting with the Gnome Dies or use the Dies alone to create your village of people and their mushroom houses.  The KINDEST GNOMES STAMP SET has open line-art style so you can customize each gnome by coloring them with Stampin’ Blends, Stampin’ Write Markers, or Watercolor Pencils.  We have combined the KINDNESS GNOMES BUNDLE with the fun and colorful STORYBOOK GNOMES DESIGNER PAPER in this Collection.  It has four card designs, and TWO darling table favors to make & give away.  See more details here!

Set(s): Scary Cute
Paper: Basic White, Balmy Blue, Pale Papaya, Cajun Craze, Black & White Designs DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Versamark; BLENDS:  Pale Papaya Dark, Balmy Blue Dark and Cajun Craze Light
Other: Scary Silhouette Dies, Splatter Embossing Folder, Glitter Washi Tape, White Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22FA Mary Sig