Category Archives: Inspiration Monday

IM80 – Band Together

Happy Monday everyone! This week our inspiration is a bright and happy floral print!

Here’s what I came up with…

I just LOVE the dies that go with this set!

Here’s the details…

  • Soft Seafoam – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Soft Seafoam – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Subtle Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp flowers using Memento Black, color using Blends:  Poppy Parade, Calypso Coral, Granny Apple Green cut out
  • Calypso Coral – cut out smaller of the two bands, add flowers behind it, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut out with oval die, add to card front using dimensionals

And now for our latest collection…Lots of Cheer!

Ho! Ho! Ho!  It’s Christmas in July!  We are featuring the Lots of Cheer stamp set and Tags & More Accessory Kit in our next Collection to get you THINKING about your Christmas card classes, buffets or personal cards!  This Lots of Cheer Collection would make a wonderful Product Class as it uses minimal supplies.  Have each person purchase the Tags & More Accessory Kit ($9) and use your stamp set to complete the cards!  We have SIX step-by-step card tutorials to help you get started!  See all the details here!

Set(s): Band Together
Paper: Whisper White, Soft Seafoam, Calypso Coral
Ink: Memento Black, Blends: Poppy Parade, Calypso Coral, Granny Apple Green
Other: Subtle Embossing Folder, Detailed Bands Dies, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

IM79 – Ride with Me

Happy Monday everyone! This week our inspiration are fun truck cookies!

Here’s what I came up with…

This new set is just so much fun!

Here’s the details…

  • Mossy Meadow – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Pumpkin Pie DSP – 3 3/8 x 3 7/8, staple piece of Grey Granite Texture Weave ribbon on top, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 2 1/4 x 4, layer onto Grey Granite 2 3/8 x 4 1/8, add to card front
  • Basic Black – 1/4 x 4 1/2, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp truck and pumpkins in Memento Black, color using Blends:  Mossy Meadow, Basic Black, Smoky Slate, Old Olive, Pumpkin Pie, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Pumpkin Pie – 1/2 x 2, stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut into points on both ends, add to card front using dimensionals

And now…our latest Collection!

Wow! What beautiful three-step roses and leaves in Stampin’ Up!’s To A Wild Rose Collection! So easy to get some real depth in the layers of these gorgeous flowers. Plus the bonus label and lattice dies really make this bundle a winner! In our To A Wild Rose Collection, you’ll get FOUR step-by-step tutorials…three unique card ideas (ONE is a fun special fold) and ONE quick and easy gift idea perfect for craft fairs, too! See the details HERE!

Set(s): Ride with Me
Paper: Whisper White, Mossy Meadow, Grey Granite, Basic Black, Pumpkin Pie, Regals DSP Paper Pack
Ink: Memento Black, Blends:  Mossy Meadow, Basic Black, Smoky Slate, Old Olive, Pumpkin Pie
Other: Grey Granite Texture Ribbon, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

IM78 – Beautiful Friendship

Happy Monday everyone! This week our inspiration is a perfect inspiration for summer!

Here’s what I came up with…

You all know how I just LOVE this new set!

Here’s the details…

  • Real Red – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Silver Glimmer – 1/2 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, stamp greeting using Blueberry Bushel, layer onto Blueberry Bushel – 3 3/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp double rose in Real Red, small rose three times in Blueberry Bushel, leaves in Granny Apple Green, cut everything out, layer, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some basic rhinestones to finish up.

And now…our latest Collection!

Wow! What beautiful three-step roses and leaves in Stampin’ Up!’s To A Wild Rose Collection! So easy to get some real depth in the layers of these gorgeous flowers. Plus the bonus label and lattice dies really make this bundle a winner! In our To A Wild Rose Collection, you’ll get FOUR step-by-step tutorials…three unique card ideas (ONE is a fun special fold) and ONE quick and easy gift idea perfect for craft fairs, too! See the details HERE!

Set(s): Beautiful Friendship
Paper: Whisper White, Real Red, Blueberry Bushel, Silver Glimmer
Ink: Real Red, Blueberry Bushel, Granny Apple Green
Other: Basic Rhinestones, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

IM77 – Beautiful Friendship

Happy Monday everyone! This week our inspiration is a perfect inspiration for summer!

Here’s what I came up with…

You all know how I just LOVE this new set!

Here’s the details…

  • Melon Mambo – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Beads and Baubles embossing folder, add to card front
  • Melon Mambo gingham print  3 1/2 x 3 1/2, round corners, add to card front
  • Perennial Essences DSP – 1 3/4 x 4 1/2, cut into banner, add to card front
  • Silver Glimme – 1/4 x 5, cut ends on angle, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 3 x 3, round corners, stamp flower in Melon Mambo, leaves in Old Olive and greeting in Basic Black, add to card front using dimensionals

Are you ready for a run new collection? Check this out…

Oh my goodness…you are going to LOVE this Collection! This EXPANDED Ride With Me Collection is FULL of ideas using the Ride with Me stamp set and Truck Ride Dies and they are SOOOOO cute! Red trucks are ALL the rage in decorating, so you’ll have fun displaying these for every season! In our Ride with Me Collection, you’ll get EIGHT step-by-step tutorials…THREE unique card ideas, ONE home décor item (with three different looks!) and FOUR different truck favor ideas…one actually expands the size of the truck! They are SOOO much fun, quick & easy…perfect for gifts or craft fairs coming up! See the details HERE!

 

Set(s): Beautiful Friendship
Paper: Whisper White, Melon Mambo, Brights DSP, Perennial Essence DSP, Silver Glimmer
Ink: Memento Black, Melon Mambo, Old Olive
Other: Beads and Baubles Embossing Folder, Trio Corner Punch, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

IM76 – To a Wild Rose

Happy Monday everyone! This week our inspiration is a cool glass piece!

Here’s what I came up with…

You all know how I just LOVE this new set!

Here’s the details…

  • Pool Party – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Whisper White 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, stamp flower center randomly using Pool Party and Smoky Slate, stamp greeting using Real Red, layer onto Real Red 3 3/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp flower outline and leave outline in Memento Black, stamp solid flower with stamped off Pool Party and open solid flower in Pool Party, stamp flower center in Real Red, stamp solid leaves in Smoky Slate, cut out, layer, add to card front using using dimensionals
  • Add some red rhinestones to finish off

Are you ready for a run new collection?  Check this out…

Oh my goodness…you are going to LOVE this Collection! This EXPANDED Ride With Me Collection is FULL of ideas using the Ride with Me stamp set and Truck Ride Dies and they are SOOOOO cute! Red trucks are ALL the rage in decorating, so you’ll have fun displaying these for every season! In our Ride with Me Collection, you’ll get EIGHT step-by-step tutorials…THREE unique card ideas, ONE home décor item (with three different looks!) and FOUR different truck favor ideas…one actually expands the size of the truck! They are SOOO much fun, quick & easy…perfect for gifts or craft fairs coming up! See the details HERE!

 

Set(s): To a Wild Rose
Paper: Whisper White, Real Red, Pool Party
Ink: Memento Black, Pool Party, Real Red, Smoky Slate
Other: Red Rhinestones, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

IM75 – Floral Essence

Happy Monday everyone! This week our inspiration piece features the colors blue and lime – what fun!

So…I LOVE the card I made for this week.  When I went to blog it, I realized I used two pieces of paper that had Lemon Lime Twist in there.  Since I work ahead, I just noticed that.  So…just wanted to let you know that ahead of time…a little bit of retired stuff in there!

LOVE this card!

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Lemon Lime Twist Gingham (retired) – 2 1/4 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Blueberry Bushel – 1/4 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 3  5/8 x 4 7/8, randomly stamp flower center in Blueberry Bushel, Pacific Point and Balmy Blue, run through Subtle Embossing Folder, add to card front using dimensions
  • Granny Apple Green – layer two Layering Squares and cut out frame
  • Lemon Lime Twist (retired) – layer two Layering Squares and cut out frame, layer the two frames together and add to card front using dimesnionals
  • Whisper White – stamp largest solid flower in Pacific Point and small flower once in Blueberry Bushel and once in Balmy Blue, cute out and layer
  • Whisper White – stamp lined leave image six time in Memento Black, color using Granny Apple Green Blends, cut out, add behind flowers and add to card front
  • Granny Apple Green – stamp greeting using Memento Black, punch out using the Classic Label Punch, add to card front

Are you loving the Floral Essence suite?  We have an awesome collection for you!

But first. Who doesn’t love the beautiful watercolor patterns in the Perennial Essence Suite? We’ve taken a few of the colors in the designer paper and created our Floral Essence Collection featuring the Floral Essence Stamp Set and Perennial Flower Punch! Such gorgeous colors! You get FOUR step-by-step tutorials…three card ideas (ONE is a fun special fold) and ONE quick and easy gift idea wrapped in pretty packaging! See the details HERE!

Set(s): Floral Essence, Itty Bitty Birthday
Paper: Whisper White, Granny Apple Green, Lemon Lime Twist (retired), Blueberry Bushel, Lemon Lime Twist Gingham (retired)
Ink: Memento Black, Blueberry Bushel, Pacific Point, Balmy Blue, Blends:  Granny Apple Green
Other: Layering Squares Dies, Classic Label Punch, Subtle Embossing Folder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

IM74 – Floral Essence

Happy Monday everyone! We have a fun inspiration piece – COOKIES!

Okay…I LOVE these cookies but when I went to work on it, I was having some problems with it. I actually made another card but decided since the ‘stuff’ on that card was all retiring, I’d do another one with some NEW STUFF!

It turned out pretty good I think.

Here’s the details…

  • Pool Party – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Pool Party – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Subtle Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Follow Your Art DSP – 2 x 4 1/2, add to card front
  • Pacific Point 1/4  5, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out scallop square, stamp greeting using Memento Black, Layer onto So Saffron scallop square, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp large flower in Flirty Flamingo, Mango Melody center, small flower in Coastal Cabana, Mango Melody center, leaves Garden Green – cut everything out, layer, add to card front using dimensionals

And if you love the new Floral Essence bundle….oh…you’re going to LOVE our new collection!


We’ve taken a few of the colors in the designer paper and created our Floral Essence Collection featuring the Floral Essence Stamp Set and Perennial Flower Punch!  Such gorgeous colors!  You get FOUR step-by-step tutorials…three card ideas (ONE is a fun special fold) and ONE quick and easy gift idea wrapped in pretty packaging!  See the details HERE!

Set(s): Floral Essence, Itty Bitty Greeting
Paper: Whisper White, Pool Pary, Pacific Point, So Saffron, Follow Your Art DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Flirty Flamingo, Coastal Cabana, Mango Melody, Garden Green
Other: Layering Square Dies, Subtle Embossing Folder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!