Category Archives: Inspiration Monday

IM107 – Timeless Tulips

Happy Monday everyone! This week we have a beautiful collection of fabric flowers for our inspiration!

I loved the blues and yellows together and the layered flowers and used that for my inspiration

Here’s the details…

  • So Saffron – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • So Saffron – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Eyelet Embossing Folder
  • Subtles DSP Paper Pack (Balmy Blue) – 2 x 4 3/4, add to card front
  • Whisper White – Cut out using largest of the rectangular scallop edge Stitched So Sweetly Dies, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp largest tulip in So Saffron, medium in Balmy Blue and bud in Blueberry Bushel, leaves in Granny Apple Green, punch and/or cut out, layer, add to panel
  • Tie piece of Blueberry Bushel 1/8″ Grosgrain Ribbon around panel, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting in Blueberry Bushel, cut out with smallest Stitched So Sweetly Die, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Gingham Gala yellow Sequins 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 new Under My Umbrella Stamp Set and Punch Bundle in the Occasions Catalog is just perfect for LOTS of occasions…birthday, get well, encouragement, and showers, of course! AND…the upcoming Pleased As Punch Designer Paper in the Coordination Product Release is a perfect match!  This Collection has  THREE cards (one a easy fun fold!) and two versions of a 3D favor with STEP-BY-STEP PHOTO TUTORIALS using the Under My Umbrella Bundle that we know you will love! See all the details HERE!

Set(s): Timeless Tulips
Paper: Whisper White, So Saffron, Subtles DSP Paper Paclk
Ink: So Saffron, Balmy Blue, Blueberry Bushel, Granny Apple Green
Other: Stitched So Sweetly Dies, Eyelet Embossing Folder, Gingham Gala Sequins, Blueberry Bushel 1/8″ Grosgrain Ribbon, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

IM106 – Peaceful Moments

Happy Monday everyone!  This week we have some fun paper poppies for our inspiration!

I went with some of the ‘different’ colored poppies and decided to pull out my Perrenial Essence Vellum…

Here’s the details…

  • Very Vanilla – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Very Vanilla – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Stone Embossing Folder (SAB), add to card front
  • Very Vanilla – cut out detailed large poppy, TWO small poppies, TWO of the multi-leaf stem and one single leaf
  • Perennial Essence Vellum – cut out one large solid poppy, TWO small solid poppies, TWO solid multi-leaf stem and one single solid leaf, layer behind the detailed cutout, layer together and add to card front
  • Early Espresso – cut out one large poppy center and TWO small poppy centers, add to flowers
  • Very Vanilla – 1/2 x 3 3/4, stamp greeting using Early Espresso, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add to Champagne 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 collect…

Stampin’ Up!’s Peaceful Poppies Suite is SO striking with gorgeous flowers and coordinating bright designer paper and accessories. We’ve designed an EXCLUSIVE Collection featuring BOTH Peaceful Poppies Suite Bundles...AND also included a couple with “outside the box” colors!  This Collection has FOUR cards and TWO small favors with STEP-BY-STEP PHOTO TUTORIALS.  See all the details HERE!

 

Set(s): Peaceful Moments
Paper: Very Vanilla, Early Espresso, Perennial Essence Vellum
Ink: Early Espresso
Other: Poppy Moments Dies, Stone Embossing Folder (SAB), Champagne Rhinestones, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

IM104 – Happy Birthday to You (SAB)

Happy Monday everyone!  WOW…2019 is almost over!  Can you believe it?  I know I’m ready for 2020.  This week our inspiration is a beautiful wreath!

I decided to use it as inspiration for a New Year’s card.  Here’s what I came up with…

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 1/4 x 5, add two strips (5/8 x 4 5/8) of the black/gold stripe from Gold Honey DSP (SAB) behind the panel, add to card front
  • Gold Glimmer – cut out the detail star (Stitched Stars dies), the smaller swirl and then punch out 3 of the 1/4″ holes
  • Basic Black – cut out 5 of the corner inserts and punch out 2 of the 1/4″ holes
  • Basic Black – 5/8 x 2 1/8, stamp greeting using Versamark and gold emboss, cut into banner of both ends, add the gold glimmer small swirl behind it
  • Add the star and corner pieces to card front, ad the greeting using dimensionals, add the dots to finish off

And now for our latest collect…

This Heartfelt “From My Heart” Collection has step-by-step photo tutorials featuring TWO card ideas and FOUR easy 3D treat projects for your family, friends and co-workers or classroom! So nice to spread a little Valentine cheer and these treats are SO MUCH FUN to make!  See all the details HERE!

 

Set(s): Happy Birthday to You (SAB)
Paper: Whisper White, Basic Black, Golden Honey DSP (SAB), Gold Glimmer
Ink: Versamark
Other: Stitched Stars Dies, Gold Embossing Powder, 1/4″ Hole Punch, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

IM102 – Snowman Season

Happy Monday everyone! This week we have a a cute inspiration piece to keep you nice and warm!

Red mug with hot chocolate with melted marshmallow snowman

I couldn’t decide if I wanted to use the snowman or the cup as inspiration so I used them both…

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 4 1/4 x 5 folded
  • Whisper White – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Stylish Scroll Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Let It Snow DSP – 2 x 5, add to card front
  • Silver Glimmer – 1/4 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp dotted cup in Real Red, striped cup in Coastal Cabana, cut out, make candy canes and bows from Whisper White, Real Red, and Coastal Cabana, layer, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Pool Party – 1 1/8 x 3 1/4, stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp snowman using Memento Black, color using BLENDS:  Real Red, Bermuda Bay (Dk), Pumpkin Pie (Dk) Flirty Flamingo (Lt), cut out, add to card front

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary and see the wonderful project Connie made!

And now for our last collection…

The NEW Occasions Catalog will soon be here!  We’ve put together a great collection of tutorials featuring one of our favorites, Best Dressed Suite of products! Get ready NOW for your January classes!  This Dressed to Impress Collection has step-by-step photo tutorials featuring three card ideas (one a special fold) and a 3D project to help inspire the “New You in the New Year!” Your customers (and you!) will love making this fun project in class!  See all the details HERE!

 

Set(s): Snowman Season, Cup of Christmas
Paper: Whisper White, Pool Party, Real Red, Coastal Cabana, Let It Snow DSP, Silver Glimmer
Ink: Memento Black, Real Red, Coastal Cabana; BLENDS: Real Red, Bermuda Bay (Dk), Pumpkin Pie (Dk), Flirty Flamingo (Lt)
Other: Cup of Cheer Dies, Stylish Scroll Embossing Folder,  Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

IM101 – Christmas Gleaming

Happy Monday everyone! This week we have a perfect inspiration in time for the holiday!

I LOVED the package idea and of course the holly…

Hmmm…NO white dsp with red polka dots!  No problem – make your own with the end of a pencil eraser!

Here’s the details…

  • Granny Apple Green – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 3/8 x 4 5/8 – stamp dots in Real Red using the end of a pencil eraser, layer onto Real Red – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, tie piece of Real Red 1″ Ruched Ribbon, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting using Granny Apple Green and Real Red markers, cut out using Stitched Nested Dies, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp holly using Memento Black, color using Granny Apple Green and Real Red Blends, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary and see the wonderful project Connie made!

And now for our last collection…

We created a new Gifts of Good Taste Collection with SIX packaging ideas along with our favorite (and easy!) holiday cookie and candy recipes! It is so nice to give special hand-made little gifts to co-workers, neighbors, your mailperson and UPS drivers! We’ve used a variety of Holiday Catalog Stamp Set and Dies for our decorating ideas, but you could mix the packaging up with the stamps and dies you already own…the recipe and package design is what is most important! This Gifts of Good Taste Collection has step-by-step picture tutorials featuring SIX gift packaging ideas using Stampin’ Up! products with corresponding recipes you can quickly make up and give away! See more details here!

Set(s): Christmas Gleaming
Paper: Whisper White, Granny Apple Green, Real Red
Ink: Memento Black, Markers:  Real Red, Granny Apple Green;  BLENDS: Real Red, Granny Apple Green
Other: Real Red 1″ Ruched Ribbon, Stitched Nested Dies, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

IM100 – Beautiful Friendship

Happy Monday everyone! This week we have a STUNNING wedding cake!

I went with white, Purple Posy and silver as a color combo…

It’s so soft and pretty!

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, run through the Tufted embossing folder, layer onto Purple Posy 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, add to card front
  • Silver Foil – punch out 4 7/8 strip using Ribbon Punch, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp large and small rose using Purple Posy stamp leaves and flower center using Versamark – silver embos, cut every out, layer, add to card front
  • Purple Posy – 5/8 x 2 1/8, stamp greeting using Versamark, silver 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 and see the wonderful project Connie made!

And don’t forget…

SIX WEEKS OF CHRISTMAS COLLECTIONS

We’ve had SIX WEEKS of Christmas Collections leading up to the Christmas holidays! We have STEP BY STEP tutorials for card ideas, special fold cards and MANY small favors and gifts packed in our Collections just in time for gift giving and craft shows! Did you miss any of them?   Find out more about EACH Collection here!

Set(s): Beautiful Friendship
Paper: Whisper White, Purple Posy, Silver Foil
Ink: Purple Posy, Versamark
Other: Tufted Embossing Folder, Ribbon Punch, Silver Embossing Power, Metallic Pearls, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

IM99 – Free Skate

Happy Monday everyone! This week we have a delight holiday wreath for inspiration!

I decided to focus on the colors and the the wreath idea…

I love this paper but it is just so hard to get a good picture of it!

Here’s the details…

  • Pool Party – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • whisper White – 3 3/4 x 5, layer onto Real Red 3 7/8 x 5 1/8, add to card front
  • Let it Snow DSP – punch out sprigs from read print and 2 different blue prings
  • Dazzling Glimmer – punch out sprigs
  • Form all of the sprigs into a wreath, adhere to card front
  • Whisper White – 1 1/8 x 1 7/8, stamp greeting using Real Red, layer onto Pool Party 1 1/4 x 2, ad to car font using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp bow from Bells are Ringing set using Memento Black, color using Real Red Blends, cut out, add to tag
  • Add some Red Rhinestones to finish off

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary and see the wonderful project Connie made!

And now for our last collection…and it’s the sixth week of our 6 weeks of Christmas and this week we have…

Skating is such a FUN activity in the winter and this Free Skate Bundle has the PERFECT sized skates to use on cards, scrapbooking or small gifts! Our FREE SKATE COLLECTION combines the Free Skate Stamp Set and Detailed Skate Dies along with the Wrapped In Plaid Designer Paper for warm traditional Christmas look and feel! This Free Skate Collection has four step-by-step picture tutorials…three cards (one a special fun-fold!) and a great packaging idea for a small gift or two that could be adapted for use ALL year around!  See all the details HERE!

Set(s): Free Skate, Bells are Ringing
Paper: Whisper White, Pool Party, Real, Red, Let it Snow DSP, Dazzling Glimmer
Ink: Memento Black, Real Red, BLENDS:  Real Red
Other: Sprigs Punch, Red Rhinestones, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!