Category Archives: Inspiration Monday

IM164 – Sweet Strawberry

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

LOVE all that inspiration!

Here’s the details…

  • Smoky Slate – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Smoky Slate -3 3/4 x 4, run through the Painted Texture Embossing Folder, add two pieces of the Misty Moonlight Ribbon, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out two of the long stem leaves and 3 of different sizes stitched shape leaves and small circle center
  • Whisper White – 2 3/4 x 2 3/4, add the Stitched Whimsy Die to panel, stamp greeting in Misty Moonlight, add the two long stem leaves behind panel, add panel to card front using dimensionals
  • Misty Moonlight – cut out small center
  • Petal pink – cut out two layers of flower and add together, add Misty Moonlight center
  • Misty Moonlight – cut out two layers of flower and add together add white center
  • Add leaves behind flowers and add to cared front

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 FLOWERING CACTUS PRODUCT MEDLEY is a GREAT value and everywhere you look, cacti are featured as part of home décor!  We loved the whimsical cactus images and “punny” greetings in the stamp set, so just had to use it for our next Collection!  The Flowering Cactus Product Medley kit comes with stamps, dies, designer paper, felt flowers, and two colors of linen thread, everything you need to make it EASY to create!  You’ll get FOUR unique tutorials that include three cards (one a special fold), and a fun organizing project! See more details HERE!

Set(s): Sweet Strawberry
Paper: Whisper White, Smoky Slate, Misty Moonlight, Petal Pink
Ink: Misty Moonlight
Other: Pierced Blooms Dies, Stitched with Whimsy Dies, Painted Textures Embossing Folder, Misty Moonlight Ribbon, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

IM163 – Flowering Cactus

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

LOVE the colors!

Here’s the details…

  • Bermuda Bay – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Regals DSP Paper Pack – (Real Red woodgrain print) – 3 1/2 x 3 1/2
  • Night of Navy – TWO pieces 1/2 x 3 1/4, add to top and bottom of Real Red piece, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out Stitched Nested Label, stamp greeting in Night of Navy, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Night of Navy – cut out the two long cacti, add to cad front
  • Whisper White – stamp images in Bermuda Bay, Pretty Peacock, Night of Navy, Real Red, cut out, layer, add to card front
  • Cut out the little sparkles in Bermuda By, 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 FLOWERING CACTUS PRODUCT MEDLEY is a GREAT value and everywhere you look, cacti are featured as part of home décor!  We loved the whimsical cactus images and “punny” greetings in the stamp set, so just had to use it for our next Collection!  The Flowering Cactus Product Medley kit comes with stamps, dies, designer paper, felt flowers, and two colors of linen thread, everything you need to make it EASY to create!  You’ll get FOUR unique tutorials that include three cards (one a special fold), and a fun organizing project! See more details HERE!

Set(s): Flowering Cactus
Paper: Whisper White, Bermuda Bay, Night of Navy, Regals DSP Paper Pack
Ink: Bermuda Bay, Pretty Peacock, Night of Navy, Real Red
Other: Flowering Cactus Dies, Stitched Nested Dies, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

IM162 – Snailed It

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

Aren’t these FUN!  Of course I HAD to use the Snailed It set…LOVE this set!

 

Here’s the details…

  • Daffodil Delight – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Daffodil Delight – 3 3/4 x 5, stamp the circle (that is from the inside of the word bubble – hope you didn’t throw it away!) in Daffodil Delight, add to cad front
  • Snail Mail DSP – cut out circles from three different prints using Layering Circle Dies, add to card front
  • Basic Black – 1/4 x 4 1/2, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp snail (without the envelope on top) 3 times in Memento Black, color using Blends, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Pool Party – stamp word bubble and greeting in Memento Black, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Matte Black 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…

The Hydrangea Hill Suite is absolutely delightful and we chose it to be our next featured Collection from the Jan-June 2021 Mini Catalog!  Not only are the colors AMAZING but with the Hydrangea Haven Stamp Set and Hydrangea Dies there are so many different ways to make your hydrangeas beautiful!  We’ve created SIX projects, including FOUR cards (one a fun fold), a small 3D décor item, and a darling favor box you will love!  See more details here!

Set(s): Snailed It
Paper: Whisper White, Basic Black, Daffodil Delight, Pool Party, Snail Mail DSP
Ink: Memento Black, BLENDS:  Daffodil Delight, Real Red, Bermuda Bay (Lt), Pool Party (Dk)
Other: Snail Dies, Layering Circles Dies, Matte Black Dots, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

IM161 – Lots of Heart

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

I just had to use the Lots of Heart set…

Here’s the details…

  • Real Red – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, layer onto Basic Black – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, add to card front
  • Basic Black – cut out scallop heart, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp checked heart, cut out, add to card front
  • Crumb Cake – cut out line of swirly hearts, add to card front
  • Real Red – stamp small dotted heart in Memento Black, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting in Memento Black, cut out using Classic Label Punch, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add two small Matte Black 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…

Love is in Air!  Not only on February 14th, but really just about any time of the year.  One thing we love about the Forever & Always Stamp Set and Always Dies, is that it isn’t just for Valentine’s Day!  If you look closely, it is perfectly suited for any day…birthdays, anniversaries, or weddings!  Our next collection featuring the Love You Always Suite has a little of everything!  We’ve made three cards (one a fun fold), and a decorated gift box that has a couple treats and a surprise inside for someone special!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Lots of Heart
Paper: Whisper White, Basic Black, Real Red, Crumb Cake
Ink: Memento Black, Real Red
Other: Many Hearts Dies, Classic Label Punch, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

IM160 – Approaching Perfection

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

I knew exactly what I would be using for this…

I think this would make a great masculine birthday card…don’t you?  Here’s the details…

  • Very Vanilla – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Seaside Spray – 3 3/4 x 5, sponge using Crumb Cake, add to card front
  • In Good Taste DSP (dark brown wood grain print) – 1/2 x 5, add to card front
  • Seaside Spray – 1/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Very Vanilla – cut out the Dandy Wishes dies – layer, add to card front
  • Crumb Cake – 3/4 x 2 7/8, stamp greeting using Soft Suede, cut into banner, 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…

Could the Snail Mail Suite of products be ANY cuter?  Look at those little faces and those Resin Hearts…oh my!  We are using the Snailed It Stamp Set and Snail Dies for our next Collection of tutorials!  For this Snailed It Collection, we’ve made three cards (one a fun fold), and an absolutely FUN and unique favor box that is perfect for your stamp camps and classes!   You’ll want to make several to give away!  See more details here!

Set(s): Approaching Perfection (SAB)
Paper: Very Vanilla, Seaside Spray, In Good Taste DSP
Ink: Crumb Cake, Soft Suede
Other: Dandy Wishes Dies, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

IM159 – Friends are Like Seashells

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

How PERFECT for the new Friends are Like Seashell set!

Here’s the details…

  • Blushing Bride – 4 1/4 x 11 fikded
  • Whisper White – 3 3/4 x 5, mask the bottom on an angle, stamp smallest smudge in Sahara Sand, medium one in Seaside Spray and largest in Blushing Bride, add to card front, stamp outline images in Misty Moonlight
  • Sahara Sand – 1/4 x 4, add to card front, trim edges
  • Sand and Sea DSP (blue print) – stamp largest seashell in Misty Moonlight, cut out, fold some of the Blushing Bride Metallic Ribbon behind it, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Sahara Sand – stamp greeting using Misty Moonlight, cut out using Layering Circle die, 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…

Could the Snail Mail Suite of products be ANY cuter?  Look at those little faces and those Resin Hearts…oh my!  We are using the Snailed It Stamp Set and Snail Dies for our next Collection of tutorials!  For this Snailed It Collection, we’ve made three cards (one a fun fold), and an absolutely FUN and unique favor box that is perfect for your stamp camps and classes!   You’ll want to make several to give away!  See more details here!

Set(s): Friends are Like Seashells
Paper: Whisper White, Blushing Bride, Sahara Sand, Sand and Sea DSP
Ink: Misty Moonlight, Sahara Sand, Seaside Spray, Blushing Bride
Other: Layering Circles Dies, Blushing Bride Metallic Ribbon, Opal Rounds, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

IM158 – Art Gallery

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

How happy is that!  It really was absolutely perfect for the Art Gallery set…

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Painted Texture Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Bright DSP – Mango dotted print – 1 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Granny Apply Green – cut out line of hearts from Many Hearts Dies, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp more solid flower in Daffodil Delight, more open one in Mango Melody, center in Memento Black, leaves/stems in Granny Apple Green; cut everything out, layer and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Daffodil Delight – stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut out using die, add to card front
  • Add some Matte Black 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…

For our Friends are Like Seashells Collection, we’ve made FOUR cards (one a fun fold), a small favor and a 3D project that are perfect for your stamp camps and classes!   This bundle has a coordinating 3D Embossing Folder that can be used with the large die for a stamp, emboss and cut combo that has so much texture, they almost look real!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Art Gallery
Paper: Whisper White, Granny Apple Green, Brights DSP Paper Pack
Ink: Memento Black, Daffodil Delight, Mango Melody, Granny Apple Green
Other: Floral Gallery Dies, Many Hearts Dies, Painted Texture Embossing Folder, Matte Black Dots, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

IM157 – Lots of Heart

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

Aren’t those just so yummy looking?

Here’s the details…

  • Daffodil Delight –  1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Whisper White3 1/4 x 5, run through the Dainty Diamonds Embossing Folder, layer strip of Balmy Blue dotted DSP (Subtle collection) – 3/4 x 4 1/2 to top and bottom of panel, add to card front
  • Daffodil Delight – cut out heart outline, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp checked heart in Balmy Blue, cut out, add to car dront
  • Granny Apple Green – 5/8 x 2 1/2, cut out x and o die to make tag, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Daffodil Delight – stamp greeting in Memento Black, punch out using Classic Label punch, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp bunch of flowers in Memento Black, color using markers, cut out and 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…

Next up for us to feature is the LOTS OF HEART Stamp Set and MANY HEARTS Dies!  Even with all the hearts, this bundle is more than just a Valentine set!  For this Lots of Heart Collection, we’ve made FOUR cards and TWO small favors, perfect to give someone you love or as a little thank you!  We’ve paired this bundle with the cute and colorful Snail Mail Designer Paper and accessoriesSee more details HERE!

Set(s): Lots of Heart
Paper: Whisper White, Daffodil Delight, Granny Apply Green, Subtles DSP Paper Pack
Ink: Memento Black, Balmy Blue, Markers:  Daffodil Delight, Balmy Blue, Granny Apple Green
Other: Many Hearts Dies, Dainty Diamonds Embossing Folder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

IM156 – Inspiration Monday

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

I couldn’t wait to use some of the great new papers in from the January through June Mini…

Here’s the details…

  • Blushing Bride – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Blushing Bride – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Bricks and Mortar Embossing Folder, lightly rub Blushing Bride ink  over front, add to card front
  • Pearlescent Paper – punch one 2″ circle and two 1 1/2″ circle
  • Champagne Foil – cut out 1 each of detailed snowflakes, add to circles
  • Love You Always Specialty DSP – punch out 1 large and 2 small balloons, add white twine behind each balloon and add balloons to circles using dimensionals
  • Add circles to card front, the small one on the left using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – 5/8 x 2, stamp greeting using Basic Grey, cut into banner on both ends, 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…

Next up for us to feature from the new Stampin’ Up! January – June Mini Catalog is the LOTS OF HEART Stamp Set and MANY HEARTS Dies!  Even with all the hearts, this bundle is more than just a Valentine set!  The dies in this set are gorgeous…and who doesn’t love some gingham hearts?  For this Lots of Heart Collection, we’ve made FOUR cards and TWO small favors, perfect to give someone you love or as a little thank you!  We’ve paired this bundle with the cute and colorful Snail Mail Designer Paper and accessories.  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Many Mates
Paper: Whisper White, Blushing Bride, Pearlescent, Love You Always Specialty DSP, Champagne Foil
Ink: Basic Grey, Blushing Bride
Other: So Many Snowflakes Dies, Balloon Bouquet Punch, 2″ Circle Punch, 1 1/2″ Circle Punch, Baker’s Twine, Bricks and Mortar Embossing Folder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

IM155 – Inspiration Monday

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

For this one I went with the colors and the fun hat/scarf…

Here’s the details…

  • Gorgeous Grape – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Bermuda Bay – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8
  • Oh So Ombre (SAB) – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, add to Bermuda Bay Panel
  • Whisper White – 1 1/4 x 4 3/4, cut out stitched edge, add to card front
  • Stamp greeting using Gorgeous Grape
  • Whisper White – stamp penguin 3 times using Memento Black, color using Blends, cut out add to card front using dimensionals
  • Gorgeous Grape – cut out 9 stars, 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…

We love the watercolor two-step floral images and wonderful selection of greetings the Art Gallery Bundle contains!  For this Art Gallery Collection, we’ve made THREE cards (one a special fun fold), and an awesome 3D project that is quick to pull together for a class or gift!  We’ve paired this bundle with the Fine Art Floral Designer Paper and accessories.  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Freezin’ Fun
Paper: Whisper White, Bermuda Bay, Gorgeous Grape, Oh So Ombre (SAB)
Ink: Memento Black, Gorgeous Grape, BLENDS:  Highland Heather (B), Bermuda Bay (Lt), Pool Party (Dk), Smoky Slate (B), Pumpkin Pie (B) Flirty Flamingo (Lt), Basic Black (Dk)
Other: Freezin’ Friends Dies, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!