Category Archives: Inspiration Monday

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’!

 

IM141 – Hallows Night Magic

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

This was such a fun one…

Here’s the details…

  • Smoky Slate – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Smoky Slate – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Cobwebs folder
  • Misty Moonlight – cut out largest Halloween Magic Dies Label, add to card front
  • Basic Black – cut out detailed edge, add to card front
  • Add piece of 1 1/2″ Metallic Mesh Ribbon
  • Whisper White – cut out smaller Halloween Magic Dies Label, stamp greeting using Memento Black, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Basic Black – stamp bat (1 of large, 2 of small) using Versamark, silver emboss, cut out add, to card front
  • Add some blue Holiday 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…

Our HALLOWS NIGHT MAGIC COLLECTION has TWO card tutorials and TWO home decor/favor tutorials.  These tutorials are easy enough for in-person or online classes!  ALL four tutorials using the HALLOWS NIGHT MAGIC BUNDLE are BRAND NEW and have step-by-step directions.  See more details HERE!

 

Set(s): Hallows Night Magic
Paper: Whisper White, Basic Black, Smoky Slate, Misty Moonlight
Ink: Memento Black, Versamark
Other: Halloween Magic Dies, Silver Embossing Powder, Cobwebs Embossing Folder, 1 1/2 Metallic Mesh Ribbon, Holiday Rhinestones, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

IM140 – Harvest Hellos

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

I just had to pull out my Plaid Builder Dies for this!

Here’s the details…

  • Bumblebee – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Misty Moonlight – cut out the base plaid layer
  • Night of Navy and Pumpkin Pie – cut out the open plaid layer from each, layer them all together
  • Cut down so it is 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, add to card front on an angle
  • Whisper White – 5/8 x 4 3/4, stamp greeting using Memento Black, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp pumpkin, stem and leaves using Memento Black, color using Blends, cut out, stamp curly image in Cinnamon Cider, cut it out, layer everything together, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Holiday 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…

Our HAVE A HOOT COLLECTION is combined with Plaid Tidings Designer Paper and has three card tutorials (one a special fold!), plus a special gift packaging idea for Halloween and Christmas that we know you will love and “hoot” about!  See more details HERE!

 

Set(s): Harvest Hellos
Paper: Whisper White, Bumble Bee, Misty Moonlight, Night of Navy Pumpkin Pie
Ink: Memento Black, Cinnamon Cider; BLENDS:  Cajun Craze (Dark), Pumpkin Pie (Both), Just Jade (Both), Bronze
Other: Plaid Builder Dies, Apple Punch, Holiday Rhinestones, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

IM139 – Love of Leaves

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

Oh…I just LOVE this one!

Here’s a close-up of the leaves…they are just SOOOO PRETTY!

Here’s the details…

  • Smoky Slate – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Smoky Slate – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Pinewood Planks folder
  • Basic Grey – cut out largest Stitched Circle, add to card front
  • 1 1/2″ Metallic Mesh Ribbon – fold a piece in half and wrap around the panel, add panel to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out the five different leaf dies and add the stitched centers, layer
  • Silver Foil – punch out TWO of the sprigs, add into the leaves, add leaves to card front using dimensionals
  • Silver Foil – 1/4 x 4, add to card front
  • Basic Grey – stamp greeting using Versamark, white emboss, cut into a banner, add to card front
  • Add two of the white Elegant Faceted 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…

We are excited for our next August-December Catalog Collection for the holidays featuring the fabulous LOVE OF LEAVES BUNDLE paired with the Gilded Autumn Specialty Designer Paper and Brushed Metallic Cardstocks!   If you haven’t seen the Stitched Leaves Dies, they are gorgeous stitched inside and out for making very unique and beautiful projects!  Our LOVE OF LEAVES COLLECTION has FOUR card tutorials, plus TWO fun home décor project tutorials perfect for fall!  See the details HERE!

 

Set(s): Love of Leaves
Paper: Whisper White, Smoky Slate, Basic Grey, Silver Foil
Ink: Versamark
Other: Stitched Leaves Dies, Stitched Shapes Dies, Pinewood Planks Embossing Folder, Elegrant Faceted Gems, 1 1/2 Metallic Mesh Ribbon, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Love of Leaves

Happy Thursday! This week it’s sketch inspiration time…

This was such a different sketch and I finally figured out the Love of Leaves set would be perfect with it…

Here’s the details…

  • Coastal Cabana – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Very Vanilla – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Old World Paper Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • In Good Taste DSP – 2 1/2 x 3 3/4, layer onto Calypso Coral 2 5/8 x 3 7/8, add to card front
  • Very Vanilla – stamp long leaf two times in Rich Razzleberry, large leaf in Calypso Coral and second to largest leaf in Calypso Coral, cut everything out using Stitched Leaves Dies, layer, add to card front
  • Rich Razzleberry – 5/8 x 2 1/4, stamp greeting using Versamark, white emboss, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Coastal Cabana, Rich Razzleberry, Calypso Coral – punch out 1/2″ circle (RETIRED), add to card front
  • Add some large clear Elegant Faceted Gems to the 1/2″ circles to finish off

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary and see what our AMAZING design team has done!

Check out our latest collection…

We are excited for our next August-December Catalog Collection for the holidays featuring the fabulous LOVE OF LEAVES BUNDLE paired with the Gilded Autumn Specialty Designer Paper and Brushed Metallic Cardstocks!   If you haven’t seen the Stitched Leaves Dies, they are gorgeous stitched inside and out for making very unique and beautiful projects!  Our LOVE OF LEAVES COLLECTION has FOUR card tutorials, plus TWO fun home décor project tutorials perfect for fall!  See the details HERE!

Set(s): Love of Leaves
Paper: Very Vanilla, Coastal Cabana, Calypso Coral, Rich Razzleberry, In Good Taste DSP
Ink: Coastal Cabana, Calypso Coral, Rich Razzleberry, Versamark
Other: Stitched Leaves Dies, Old World Paper Embossing Folder, 1/2 Circle Punch (RETIRED), Elegant Faceted Gems,  White Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

IM138 – Love of Leaves

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

We didn’t really have a good purple to go with the awesome purple color in the picture.  Razzleberry just didn’t work well so I went with Gorgeous Grape…

 

Here’s the details…

  • Purple Posy – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Purple Posy – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Tasteful Texture Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Flowers for Every Season DSP – Cinnamon Cider print – 1 x 5 1/2 AND 1/2 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out largest Hippo & Friends Label Die, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp largest leaf in Gorgeous Grape, next in Bumblebee, small in Cinnamon Cider and Highland Heather, cut out, layer, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Bumblebee – 3/8 x 3 1/4, stamp greeting using Cinnamon Cider, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some of the Purple Posy, Playing with Patterns Resin 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…

We are excited for our next August-December Catalog Collection for the holidays featuring the fabulous LOVE OF LEAVES BUNDLE paired with the Gilded Autumn Specialty Designer Paper and Brushed Metallic Cardstocks!   If you haven’t seen the Stitched Leaves Dies, they are gorgeous stitched inside and out for making very unique and beautiful projects!  Our LOVE OF LEAVES COLLECTION has FOUR card tutorials, plus TWO fun home décor project tutorials perfect for fall!  See the details HERE!

 

Set(s): Love of Leaves
Paper: Whisper White, Purple Posy, Bumblebee, Flowers for Every Season DSP
Ink: Gorgeous Grape, Bumblebee Cinnamon Cider, Highland Heather
Other: Stitched Leaves Dies, Hippo & Friends Dies, Tasteful Texture Embossing Folder, Playing with Patterns Resin Dots Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!