Category Archives: Inspiration Monday

IM140 – 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 fun tumbler…

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Boy…I wish we still had Misty Moonlight and Seaside Spray! but I used what I had…

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Here’s the details…

  • Balmy Blue – 4 1/2 x 11 folded
  • Basic White 3 1/2 x 4 3/4
  • Daffodil Delight – punch out 1/2″ circles (retired punch) and add on a diagonal to panel, trim off access, layer onto Starry Sky – 3 3/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp the leaf image in Balmy Blue and Starry Sky, cut out, add to card front
  • Daffodil Delight – 3/4 x 1 1/2, stamp greeting in Starry Sky, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some In Color Matte Dots and Fine 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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We all know that dogs are a person’s best friend and Stampin’ Up!’s new CHRISTMAS SCOTTIES BUNDLE is adorable and not just for Christmas!  These festive Scottish Terrier pups are all ready to wish anyone some cheer any time of the year!  In this CHRISTMAS SCOTTIES CARD COLLECTION, we have four all-occasion and two Christmas card ideas for a total of SIX card design tutorials!  We’ve paired the Christmas Scotties Stamp Set and Scottie Dog Punch along with the CELEBRATIONS TAG DIES and new Black & White Designs Designer Paper with some bright colors to dress them up!  See more details here!

Set(s): Soft Seedlings
Paper: Basic White, Balmy Blue, Starry Sky, Daffodil Delight
Ink: Balmy Blue, Starry Sky
Other: Color Matte Dots, Fine Sparkle Adhesive Backed Gems, 1/2″ Circle Punch (retired), dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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IM239 – Hello 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 colorful circles,,,

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LOVE the colors!

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Basic White – 3 1/2 x 5, add 1/2 x 4 1/2 strip of gold Glimmer Specialty Paper, add to card front using Dimensionals
  • Coastal Cabana and Bermuda Bay – cut out the 3 circles from the Beautiful Shapes Dies, add to card front
  • Glimmer Specialty Paper – cut of the multi leaf steam from the Artistic Dies, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp the banner greeting using Versamark, Gold emboss, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Pool Party Glossy 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…

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We all know that dogs are a person’s best friend and Stampin’ Up!’s new CHRISTMAS SCOTTIES BUNDLE is adorable and not just for Christmas!  These festive Scottish Terrier pups are all ready to wish anyone some cheer any time of the year!  In this CHRISTMAS SCOTTIES CARD COLLECTION, we have four all-occasion and two Christmas card ideas for a total of SIX card design tutorials!  We’ve paired the Christmas Scotties Stamp Set and Scottie Dog Punch along with the CELEBRATIONS TAG DIES and new Black & White Designs Designer Paper with some bright colors to dress them up!  See more details here!

Set(s): Hello Harvest
Paper: Basic White, Coastal Cabana, Bermuda Bay, Glimmer Specialty Paper
Ink: Versamark
Other: Beautiful Shapes Dies, Artistic Dies, Gold Embossing Powder, Glossy Dots, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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IM235 – Best Butterflies

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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 fun cookies…

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I just love the color of the butterflies…

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Butterfly Kisses DSP (yellow print) – 3 1/4 x 4 1/2
  • Basic White – 2 x 4 1/4, lay onto print on an angle and trim edges, stamp greeting in Night of Navy and Polished Pink, and curved line in Night of Navy, add to DSP
  • Layer panel onto Polished Pink – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, add to card front on an angle
  • Basic White – stamp wings in Polished Pin and Daffodil Delight, body in Night of Navy, cut out, layer and add to card front
  • Add some Iridescent 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…

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The classically beautiful Cottage Rose Stamp Set and Cottage Flowers Dies is next up in our collection of tutorials.  From buds to blossoms, beautiful floral silhouettes and accent pieces allow you to range from simple to elegant!  Six all-occasion greetings will complete the timeless look. Our Cottage Rose Collection has SIX card design tutorials!  We’ve paired the Cottage Rose Stamp Set and Cottage Flower Dies with the new Abigail Rose Designer Paper and some bright colors in this Collection for a fresh look!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Best Butterflies
Paper: Basic White, Polished Pink, Butterfly Kisses DSP
Ink: Night of Navy, Polished Pink, Daffodil Delight
Other: Iridescent Rhinestones

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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IM237 – By My Side

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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 ‘cherry’ print

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It was a no brainer…the cherry punch it was..

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Here’s the details…

  • Real Red – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Subtles DSP (Blushing Bride Dotted) – 3 1/2 x 4, corner round upper right
  • Pool Party – 2 1/2 x 4 3/4, stamp greeting in bottom in Memento Black, run upper 3/4 through the Striped Embossing Folder, add to Blushing Bride panel
  • Wrap piece of White Frayed ribbon around panel, add to card front
  • Real Red and Blushing Bride – punch out cherries, Early Espresso – punch out 2 stems, Shaded Spruce – punch out 2 leaves, used markers to add accents, layer, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Basic 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…

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The classically beautiful Cottage Rose Stamp Set and Cottage Flowers Dies is next up in our collection of tutorials.  From buds to blossoms, beautiful floral silhouettes and accent pieces allow you to range from simple to elegant!  Six all-occasion greetings will complete the timeless look. Our Cottage Rose Collection has SIX card design tutorials!  We’ve paired the Cottage Rose Stamp Set and Cottage Flower Dies with the new Abigail Rose Designer Paper and some bright colors in this Collection for a fresh look!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): By My Side
Paper: Real Read, Pool Party, Blushing Bride, Subtles DSP Paper Pack
Ink: Memento Black, Markers:  Shaded Spruce, Real Red, Blushing Bride
Other: Cherry Builder Punch, Stripes and Splatter Embossing Folder, White Frayed Ribbon, Basic Rhinestones, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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IM236 – Bottled Happiness

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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 print

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The Bottled Happiness set was just perfect for this…

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Here’s the details…

  • Crumb Cake – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic Whit e- 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, run through the Bricks and Mortar Embossing folder, layer onto Smoky Slate 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp tall bottom in Smoky Slate and short bottle in Mint Macaron, cut out
  • Crumb Cake, Smoky Slate, Mint Macaron – cut out the stems from the Sunflower Dies, add to the bottles, add two pieces of the Silver Threaded Twine behind the panel and add panel to card front using dimensionals
  • Crumb Cake – 1/2 x 1 1/4, stamp greeting in Memento Black, , cut into slant on both ends, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some large Basic 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…

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Enjoy the charming look of the woodland images we’ve used in our RINGED WITH NATURE COLLECTION!  We’ve combined the July-December Mini Catalog’s RINGED WITH NATURE STAMP SET with the awesome TREE RINGS HYBRID EMBOSSING FOLDER/DIES that can cut AND emboss at the same time!  We had so much fun using the mushrooms, tree rings, berries, cottage, and flowers to make our unique scenery in this RINGED WITH NATURE COLLECTION!  This Collection has three card designs…including a unique fun fold…and an especially fun 3D project!   See more details HERE!

Set(s): Bottled Happiness
Paper: Basic White, Crumb Cake, Smoky Slate, Mint Macaron
Ink: Memento Black, Smoky Slate, Mint Macaron
Other: Bricks and Mortar Embossing Folder, Silver Threaded Twine, Sunflower Dies, Basic Rhinestones, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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IM235 – Kindest Gnome

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Happy Independence Day!  It’s Monday again and you know what that means…it’s time for another AWESOME inspiration! This week it’s an adorable gnome decoration…

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I just LOVE the new gnome set!

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Here’s the details…

  • Pacific Point – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Sweetest Christmas DSP (red/white striped) – 2 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Real Red – 2 3/4 x 3 3/4, run through the spatter folder, add to card front
  • Basic White – cut out tag, stamp greeting in Memento Black, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp two gnomes in Memento Black, color with blends, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add red bow to tag
  • 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…

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It’s Christmas in July!!!  (Well…almost!)  We wanted to give you a jump start on planning your Christmas in July classes or holiday projects by introducing our TREES FOR SALE COLLECTION now!  We’ve combined the July-December Mini Catalog’s TREES FOR SALE STAMP SET with the awesome Sale-A-Bration TREE LOT DIES that are available as your FREE option with purchase in July and August!  You’ll love the whimsical selection of tree images, and the darling retro camper dies with fun accessories!  Our TREES FOR SALE COLLECTION has EIGHT card designs…including two easy fun folds that you are going to love!  We’ve paired the Trees for Sale and Tree Lot Dies with the new Sweetest Christmas Designer Paper in this Collection for a traditional warm Christmas look!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Kindest Gnome
Paper: Basic White, Pacific Point, Real Red, Sweetest Christmas DSP
Ink: Memento Black; BLENDS:  Real Red, Tahitian Tide, Smoky Slate, Ivory
Other: Gnome Dies, Real Red 3/8″ Ribbon, Splatter Embossing Folder, Iridescent Pearls

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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IM234 – Cup of Tea

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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 stack of elegant teacups

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I used the new Black & White Designs DSP for this one…

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Copper Foil – 1 1/4 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Black and White Designs DSP – Black/White zigzag print – 1 1/2 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Black and White Designs DSP – Grey/Black stars print – 1 x 3 3/4, add to card front
  • Basic White – 2 3/4 x 4 1/4, layer onto Basic Black, 2 7/8 x 4 3/8, stamp greeting in Memento Black, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Black and White Designs DSP – Black/White Striped, cut out 2 tea cups
  • Basic Black – cut out one tea cup, use 1/8″ hole punch to add polka dots, add piece of basic white behind it
  • Copper Foil – cut out 3 cut bases and 3 handles, add to each cup, cut thin strip and add to top of each cup
  • Add cups to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some 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 collection…

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It’s Christmas in July!!!  (Well…almost!)  We wanted to give you a jump start on planning your Christmas in July classes or holiday projects by introducing our TREES FOR SALE COLLECTION now!  We’ve combined the July-December Mini Catalog’s TREES FOR SALE STAMP SET with the awesome Sale-A-Bration TREE LOT DIES that are available as your FREE option with purchase in July and August!  You’ll love the whimsical selection of tree images, and the darling retro camper dies with fun accessories!  Our TREES FOR SALE COLLECTION has EIGHT card designs…including two easy fun folds that you are going to love!  We’ve paired the Trees for Sale and Tree Lot Dies with the new Sweetest Christmas Designer Paper in this Collection for a traditional warm Christmas look!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Cup of Tea
Paper: Basic White, Basic Black, Black & White Designs DSP, Copper Foil
Ink: Memento Black
Other: Teacup Dies, Champagne Rhinestones , 1/8″ Hole Punch (retired), Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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IM233 – Uniquely Artistic

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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 bright and happy centerpiece…

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I decided to use the flower colors as my inspiration…

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Here’s the details…

  • Daffodil Delight – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • In Color DSP – Parakeet Party dotted – 2 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Basic White – 3 1/4 x 4 1/2, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp flower 3 times in Memento Black, color with Blends, cut out, layer, stamp leaves in Shaded Spruce, cut out, add behind flowers, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Daffodil Delight – 7/8 x 2 1/8, stamp greeting (Biggest Wish) in Memento Black, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some yellow Glossy 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…

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Stay cool and hydrated this summer by creating with Stampin’ Up!’s fun new HIPPEST HIPPOS SALE-A-BRATION STAMP SET and coordinating SALE-A-BRATION HIPPO DIES! Each are FREE with qualifying Stampin’ Up! purchase!  These chubby characters will steal your heart with their fun antics in the water and out!  Match the hippos with whimsical greetings to send off a little cheer.  Our HIPPEST HIPPOS COLLECTION has THREE card designs (one an interactive card) and a cute gift card project for a total of FOUR project tutorials!  We’ve paired the Hippest Hippos Bundle with the new Design a Daydream Host Only Designer Paper in this Collection for some stinkin’ cute results!  See more details here!

Set(s): Uniquely Artistic, Biggest Wish
Paper: Basic White, Daffodil Delight, Incolor DSP Paper Pack
Ink: Memento Black, BLENDS:  Daffodil Delight, Parakeet Party
Other: Glossy Dots, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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IM232 – Sweet Songbirds

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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 adorable bird cookies

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Aren’t they just so sweet!

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Here’s the details…

  • So Saffron – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Abigail Rose DSP (grey leaf image) – 3 x 5 1/2, wrap piece of 7/8″ Natural Finish Ribbon around it, add to card front
  • Basic White – 3 x 4 1/4, add to card front using dimensionals
  • So Saffron, Smoky Slate, Crumb Cake – cut out various circles, add to card front some using dimensionals
  • Basic White – stamp small bird in So Saffron and large bird in Smoky Slate, eyes in Memento Black, sign in stamped off Crumb Cake and full crumb cake and greeting in Memento Black, cut everything out, layer and ad to card front
  • Pumpkin Pie – punch out beaks for birds, add to card front
  • Add some Grey Classic Matte 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…

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Spread love and happiness by releasing some colorful creativity along with these fun butterflies!  The new BEST BUTTERFLIES STAMP SET and coordinating BUILD A BUTTERFLY DIES will help you build a variety of butterflies in the colors and designs you want!  Mix and match them with the fun fonts and greetings to send off a little cheer.  Our BEST BUTTERFLIES COLLECTION has FOUR card designs and TWO mini projects for a total of SIX project tutorials!  We’ve paired the Best Butterflies Bundle with the new Butterfly Kisses Designer Paper in this Collection for some fabulous results!  See more details here!

Set(s): Sweet Songbird
Paper: Basic White, So Saffron, Smoky Slate, Crumb Cake, Pumpkin Pie, Abigail Rose DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Smoky Slate, So Saffron, Crumb Back
Other: Stylish Shapes Dies, 7/8″ Natural Finish Ribbon, Classic Matte Dots Songbird Builder Punch, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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IM231 – Rainbows of Happiness

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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 color candy combo…

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It reminded me of a rainbow!

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Here’s the details…

  • Balmy Blue – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Balmy blue – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Hive Embossing folder, add to card front
  • Rainbow – Polished Pink, Pale Papaya, Mint Macaron, Bermuda Bay – cut out pieces with die, add to card front
  • Basic White – cut out clouds using Basic Borders, add to card front
  • Polished Pink – 1/2 x 3, stamp greeting in Night of Navy, cut into slants on both ends, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Opal Rounds 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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Spread love and happiness by releasing some colorful creativity along with these fun butterflies!  The new BEST BUTTERFLIES STAMP SET and coordinating BUILD A BUTTERFLY DIES will help you build a variety of butterflies in the colors and designs you want!  Mix and match them with the fun fonts and greetings to send off a little cheer.  Our BEST BUTTERFLIES COLLECTION has FOUR card designs and TWO mini projects for a total of SIX project tutorials!  We’ve paired the Best Butterflies Bundle with the new Butterfly Kisses Designer Paper in this Collection for some fabulous results!  See more details here!

Set(s): Rainbows of Happiness
Paper: Basic White, Balmy Blue, Polished Pink, Pale Papaya, Mint Macaron, Bermuda Bay
Ink: Night of Navy
Other: Brilliant Rainbow Dies, Hive Embossing Folder, Opal Rounds, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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