Category Archives: Inspiration Monday

IM111 – Honey Bee

Happy Monday everyone! This week we have a cool photo!

I decided to go with the colors for my inspiration…

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Daffodil Delight – 3 1/2 x 5, layer onto Basic Black 3 3/4 x 5 1/4, add to card front
  • Golden Honey DSP – cut two strips of Black/Gold honeycomb and two strips of the Black/Gold Stripes 1 x 2 1/4, round upper left of one of the honeycomb pieces, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 2 1/2 x 3 1/2, round bottom right corner, add 1/8 c 2 1/8 strip of Basic Black add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp bee hive in Daffodil Delight, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Crumb Cake – 5/8 x 2, stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut into Banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp bee in Memento Black, color using Daffodil Delight Blends, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Take piece of Linen Braid, tie piece of Daffodil Delight 1/8″ Ruched Ribbon around braid, separate strands, 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…

This TAGS IN BLOOM Tutorial Collection has four designs that are ALL NEW and so elegant when paired with the Parisian Blossoms Designer Paper and Label Me Punches! We’ve created THREE cards (one a special fold!), and fabulous 3D gift idea with STEP-BY-STEP PHOTO TUTORIALS using the Tags in Bloom Stamp Set and punches. See the details HERE!

Set(s): Honey Bee
Paper: Whisper White, Basic Black, Daffodil Delight, Golden Honey DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Daffodil Delight BLENDS:  Daffodil Delight
Other: Detailed Bees Dies, Daffodil Delight 1/8″ Ruched Ribbon, Linen Braid Trim, Corner Rounder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

IM110 – Clubhouse

Happy Monday everyone! This week we have some GREAT cupcakes!

I decided to go with the overall golf theme for my inspiration…

Here’s the details…

  • Garden Green – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Seaside Spray – 3 1/2 x 4 1/4
  • Country Club DSP – blue argyle print – 2 1/2 x 5, add to panel
  • Basic Black – cut out the golfer silhouette, add to panel
  • Poppy Twine – wrap around panel, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Poppy Parade – cut out tee
  • Whisper White – cut out golf bal1
  • Garden Green – cut out THREE of the grass pieces, layer everything together, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Poppy Parade – stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut out using the banner die, add to card front
  • Basic Black – cut out the three little gold balls, add TWO the upper left blue panel 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 Honey Bee Bundle in the Stampin’ Up! Occasions Catalog pairs great with the Golden Honey Designer Paper that is a FREE Sale-A-Bration item! This expanded Collection has SIX designs that are ALL NEW and sure to “bee” in favor with you and your customers! We’ve created THREE cards (one a fun fold!), a 3D favor, and TWO small home decor items with STEP-BY-STEP PHOTO TUTORIALS using the Honey Bee Bundle. We know you will “bee” happy making these FUN items! See all the details HERE!

Set(s): Clubhouse
Paper: Whisper White, Basic Black, Garden Green, Seaside Spray, Poppy Parade, Country Club DSP
Ink: Memento Black
Other: Golf Club Dies, Country Club Twine, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

IM109 – Bonanza Buddies

Happy Monday everyone! This week we have a fun package photo!

I decided to go with the colorful dots for my inspiration…

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded, corner round lower right card
  • Whisper White – 3 3/4 x 5, round bottom right corner, run through Eyelet Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Birthday Bonanza DSP – balloon print 7/8 x 4, add to card front
  • Gold Glimmer – 1/4 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Birthday Bonanza DSP – yellow print – stamp greeting in Memento Black, punch 2″ Circle, Grapefruit Grove – punch TWO 1 1/2″ circles, Blue confetti – punch THREE 1″ circles, Poppy Parade – punch TWO 1/2″ circles, layer everything on card front using some dimensionals on some
  • Gold Glimmer – punch out NINE 1/4″ hole punches, 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…

The new Honey Bee Bundle in the Stampin’ Up! Occasions Catalog pairs great with the Golden Honey Designer Paper that is a FREE Sale-A-Bration item! This expanded Collection has SIX designs that are ALL NEW and sure to “bee” in favor with you and your customers! We’ve created THREE cards (one a fun fold!), a 3D favor, and TWO small home decor items with STEP-BY-STEP PHOTO TUTORIALS using the Honey Bee Bundle. We know you will “bee” happy making these FUN items! See all the details HERE!

Set(s): Bonanza Buddies
Paper: Whisper White, Grapefruit Grove, Basic Black, Birthday Bonanza DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Poppy Parade, Birthday Bonanza, Gold Glimmer
Other: Eyelet Embossing Folder, Corner Rounder, 2″ Circle Punch, 1 1/2″ Circle Punch, 1″ Circle Punch, 1/2″ Circle Punch, 1/4″ Hole Punch, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

IM108 – Bonanza Buddies

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…

  • Grapefruit Grove – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Grapefruit Grove – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Coastal Weave Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Birthday Bonanza DSP  (balloon print)- 1 1/2 x 3 3/4
  • Birthday Bonanza DSP (diagonal stripe print) – 3/4 x 3 3/4, add behind balloon print, add to card front
  • Basic Black – 1/8 x 3 3/4, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out tag die, stamp greeting using Bermuda Bay, add piece of Daffodil Delight 1/8″ Runched Ribbon through top slot, tie with Bermuda Bay Metallic Baker’s Twine, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp toucan in Memento Black, color beak with Daffodil Delight, Mango Melody, Terracotta Tile markers, cut out, stamp hat in Terracotta Tile and pompom in Bermuda Ba, cut out, add to toucan.  Stamp balloon in Daffodil Delight, Terracotta Tile, Bermuda Bay and strings in Memento Black, cut every out, layer, add behind toucan bill, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Metallic Sequins (SAB) 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): Bonanza Buddies
Paper: Whisper White, Grapefruit Grove, Basic Black, Birthday Bonanza DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Terracotta Tile, Bermuda Bay, Daffodil Delight
Other: Coastal Weave Embossing Folder, Metallic Twine and Sequins (SAB), Daffodil Delight 1/8″ Runched Ribbon, Bonanza Dies, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

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’!