Category Archives: Inspiration Monday

IM120 – Ornate Style

Happy Monday everyone! This week we have some pretty flower cookies…

I thought the flowers reminded me of the main image in the new Ornate Style set so used that along with the colors for my inspiration…

Here’s the details…

  • Petal Pink – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Petal Pink  4 x 5 1/4, run through the Coastal Weave embossing folder
  • Crumb Cake – cut out an Ornate Frame, add to card front
  • Wrap a piece of Mint Macaron Textile ribbon around panel, add panel to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp main image 2 times, color using Blends, on second one cut out the 4 larger flowers, curl the ends and add to the main image, add the image to card front using dimensionals
  • Flirty Flamingo – 1/2 x 3, stamp greeting (Varied Vases) using Memento Black, cut into banner on both ends, add to card front

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary to check out Connie’s ADORABLE card!

And now for our newest collection…

For this EXPANDED Collection of tutorials, we paired several different embossing folders…some bold and some subtle…with the Stitched Nested Label Dies and Best Dressed Designer Paper for a suggestion on how to finish off your cards.  But…the focus is really on the techniques!  ALL tutorials are BRAND NEW and have step-by-step photo directions.  See the details HERE!

 

Set(s): Ornate Style, Varied Vases
Paper: Whisper White, Crumb Cake, Peal Pink, Flirty Flamingo
Ink: Memento Black, BLENDS:  Petal Pink, Flirty Flamingo, So Saffron, Balmy Blue, Mint Macaron
Other: Ornate Frames Dies, Coastal Weave Embossing Folder, Mint Macaron Textile Ribbon, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

IM119 – Rooted in Nature

Happy Monday everyone! This week Spring is in the air with beautiful leaf necklace…

I loved the ‘nature’ feel of it and the colors so used that as my inspiration…

Here’s the details…

  • Soft Seafoam – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Soft Seafoam – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Coastal Weave Embossing folder, add two pieces of the Braided Linen Trim then add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – cut out the second to largest Stitched Nested Label die, stamp greeting (from To a Wild Rose) using Early Espresso, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp small multi-leaf stem 4 times in Crumb Cake, 3 leaf open stem 2 times in Pear Pizzazz, and single solid leaf 3 times in Garden Green, cut everything out, layer, add to card front
  • Tie a double bow from the Crumb Cake Nature’s Twine, add to card front
  • Add some Gold 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…

Our Wildly Happy Collection with cute and cuddly animals pairs with the So Sentimental Bundle and Birthday Bonanza Designer Paper for a fun set of ALL OCCASION ideas! This expanded Collection of tutorials has four cards and two small 3D gift packaging ideas! All tutorials are BRAND NEW and have step-by-step photo directions.  See the details here!

Set(s): Rooted in Nature
Paper: Whisper White, Soft Seafoam
Ink: Early Espresso, Crumb Cake, Garden Green, Pear Pizzazz
Other: Nature’s Root Dies, Stitched Nested Label Dies, Nature’s Twine, Metallic Pearls, Coastal Weave Embossing Folder, Braided Linen Trim, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

IM118 – Timeless Tulip

Happy Monday everyone! This week Spring is in the air with this wonderful watercolor tulip print…

Of course, I just HAD to use my Timeless Tulips set…

Here’s the details…

  • Pool Party – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Parisian DSP – 3 1/2 x 4, add to card front
  • Melon Mambo – 1/4 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out largest Stitched Nested Die, cut off end, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp large tulip with Highland Heather/Gorgeous Grape, Daffodil Delight/Mango Melody, Melon Mambo stamped off and full strength, punch out, stem 3 times in Granny Apple Green and leaves in Granny Apple Green/Call Me Clover – cut/punch everything out, layer, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting using Memento Black, punch out with 1″ Circle Punch, layer onto 1 1/8″ Gorgeous Grape 1 1/8″ Scallop Circle punch, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Daffodil Delight Ruched Ribbon – tie into bow, add to card front using a glue dot

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 Collection of tutorials, using Stampin’ Up!’s TIMELESS TROPICAL BUNDLE AND TROPICAL OASIS SUITE of products, has three cards (one a special fun fold!) and a clever 3D tote to fill with your favorite candy or a small gift! ALL tutorials are BRAND NEW and have step-by-step photo directions. Your customers will LOVE these fun projects!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Timeless Tulips
Paper: Whisper White, Pool Party, Melon Mambo, Gorgeous Grape, Parisian DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Daffodil Delight, Mango Melody, Highland Heather, Gorgeous Grape, Melon Melody, Granny Apple Green, Call Me Clover
Other: Tulip Builder Punch, 1″ Circle Punch, 1 1/8″ Scallop Circle Punch, Stitched Nested Dies, Daffodil Delight Ruched Ribbon, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

IM116 – Timeless Tropical

Happy Monday everyone! I hope that everyone is staying healthy.  Today we are starting classes back up after being suspended for a week and a half.  We had to convert our face-to-face (campus based) classes to online formats.  I just get the statistics from our college president…for us that was approximately 2000 classes that had to be changed.  It was definitely a all hands on deck effort.

Anyway…back to our Monday Inspiration.  This week we it’s a colorful tropical headband!

I went with the flowers and the pretty colors..

Here’s the details…

  • Mango Melody – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 3 /4 x 4 1/2, stamp greeting using Early Espresso, add two strips of the Tropical Oasis DSP 1/2 x 3 1/2 to each side of the panel, add to card front
  • Gold Glimmer – 1/4 x 2, cut two piece add one to each side of the panel
  • Whisper White – using Early Espresso stamp 1 large flower, 2 small flowers and 3 leaves, color using Blends, cut out, layer and add to card front
  • Poppy Parade and Daffodil Delight – cut out the three little flowers, add the Daffodil Delight centers to the Poppy Parade flowers and 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 Collection of tutorials, using the CLUBHOUSE STAMP SET AND GOLF CLUB DIES combined with the Country Club Designer Paper, has three cards (one a gift card holder!) and a fun 3D favor for any sports lover. ALL tutorials are BRAND NEW and have step-by-step photo directions. We know these will be a hit in your classes!  See the details HERE!

Set(s): Timeless Tropical
Paper: Whisper White, Mango Melody, Poppy Parade, Daffodil Delight, Tropical OasisDSP, Gold Glimmer
Ink: Early Espress, Blends: Daffodil Delight, Mango Melody, Calypso Coral, Old Olive
Other: In the Topics Dies, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

IM115 – Heartfelt

Happy Monday everyone! This week we it’s a beautiful necklace!

I went with the idea of green and silver but went with a much lighter green..

Here’s the details…

  • Granny Apple Green – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Flower Foils DSP – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, color the ‘petals’ using Granny Apple Green Blends, layer onto Whisper White 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 1 1/4 x 3 3/4
  • Brights DSP Paper Pack – stitched diamond print 1 1/4 x 3, gingham print 1 1/4 x 2 1/4
  • Silver Glimmer – 1/4 x 4 1/4
  • Layer all the pieces and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Granny Apple Green – stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut out using Stitched So Sweet Dies, add piece of White Linen 5/8″ ribbon behind the piece, add to card front using dimensionls

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 EXPANDED Special Collection using Ornate Style Stamp Set and Ornate Layers Dies (plus the Ornate Thanks greeting set) has FOUR cards and TWO 3D treat tutorials that will make you say WOW! The detail in these dies are amazing! ALL tutorials are BRAND NEW and have step-by-step photo directions. We know these will be a hit in your classes!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Heartfelt
Paper: Whisper White, Granny Apple Green, Brights DSP Paper Pack, Flowering Foils DSP, Silver Glimmer
Ink: Memento Black, Blends: Granny Apple Green
Other: Stitch So Sweetly Dies, White Linen 5/8″ Ribbon, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

IM114 – Welcome Easter

Happy Monday everyone! This week we it’s fun Easter cookies!

Oh course I just HAD to use Welcome Easter..

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Eyelet embossing folder
  • Best Dressed DSP – yellow diagonal 1 1/2 x 3, purple flower 1 1/4 x 4 1/2, pink dotted 1 3/4 x 3 1/4, flower 2 1/4 x 3, add to panel
  • Wrap two pieces of Mint Macaron Ribbon around panel, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp chick, lamb and bunny using Memento Black, color chick using So Saffron, lamb using Petal Pink and bunny using Purple Posy, cut out, layer, add to card front using dimensionals
  • So Saffron – stamp greeting using Memento Black, punch out using Classic Label punch, add 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…

Who doesn’t love Stampin’ Up!’s new Birthday Bonanza Suite of products…the cute little “Bonanza Buddies” aren’t just for kids! Adults will love these fun little animals, too! These FOUR project designs are ALL NEW! We’ve created THREE cards (one a super fun fold!) and BIG 3D favor with STEP-BY-STEP PHOTO TUTORIALS using the Birthday Bonanza “Buddies” Suite that we know you will love! See the details here!

Set(s): Welcome Easter
Paper: Whisper White, So Saffron, Best Dressed DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Blends:  So Saffron, Petal Pink, Purple Posy, Smoky Slate, Mint Macaron, Pumpkin Pie, Flirty Flamingo
Other: Eyelet Embossing Folder, Mint Macaron Ribbon, Champagne Rhinestones, Classic Label Punch, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

IM113 – Lovely Lily Pad

Happy Monday everyone! This week we have a cool stained glass piece!

This was a no brainer what I would use…

Here’s the details…

  • Petal Pink – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Lily Impressions DSP – (little pink lilypads) – 2 3/4 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Lily Impressions DSP – (Blackberry Bliss texture print) – 1 3/4 x 4 1/2, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 2 1/2 x 3 3/4, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Lily Impressions DSP – (Bermuca texture print) – 1 x 3 1/4, cut into a banner, add to card front
  • Lily Impressions DSP (terracotta texture print) – cut out the solid flower
  • Terracotta – cut out detail flower, add to DSP base, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Soft Seafoam – stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut out using Stitched Oal, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Lily Impressions DSP – dark green print – cut out stem/leaves, ad to card front
  • Add some of the Metallic 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…

Who doesn’t love Stampin’ Up!’s new Birthday Bonanza Suite of products…the cute little “Bonanza Buddies” aren’t just for kids! Adults will love these fun little animals, too! These FOUR project designs are ALL NEW! We’ve created THREE cards (one a super fun fold!) and BIG 3D favor with STEP-BY-STEP PHOTO TUTORIALS using the Birthday Bonanza “Buddies” Suite that we know you will love! See the details here!

 

Set(s): Lovely Lily Pad
Paper: Whisper White, Petal Pink, Terracotta Tile, Soft Seafoam, Lily Impressions DSP
Ink: Memento Black
Other: Lily Pad Dies, Stitched Shapes Dies, Metallic Sequins, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

IM112 – Under My Umbrella

Happy Monday everyone! This week we have some beautiful cookies!

I just had to go with the pretty pastel umbrellas…

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, run through the Eyelet embossing folder, add to card front
  • Subtle DSP Paper Pack – Pool Party, So Saffron, Petal Pink prints – 1/4 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out the Scallop Rectangle Stitched Die, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Subtle DSP Paper Pack – Pool Party, So Saffron, Petal Pink, stamp open umbrella in Memento Black, punch out; punch out handle from each color also
  • Smoky Slate – stamp handle using Memento Black, punch out, add behind umbrella, add matching handles,lay add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp flower 3 times, color using Pool Party, So Saffron, Petal Pink, Mint Macaron BLENDS, cut out, add to matching umbrellas
  • So Saffron – stamp greeting using Memento Black, punch out using Classic Label punch, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add Champagne Rhinestones to flowers 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…

Who doesn’t love Stampin’ Up!’s new Birthday Bonanza Suite of products…the cute little “Bonanza Buddies” aren’t just for kids! Adults will love these fun little animals, too!  These FOUR project designs are ALL NEW!  We’ve created THREE cards (one a super fun fold!) and BIG 3D favor with STEP-BY-STEP PHOTO TUTORIALS using the Birthday Bonanza “Buddies” Suite that we know you will love!  See the details here!

 

Set(s): Under My Umbrella
Paper: Whisper White, So Saffron, Subtles DSP Paper Pack
Ink: Memento Black, BLENDS: Pool Party, So Saffron, Petal Pink, Mint Macaron
Other: Umbrella Builder Punch, Classic Label Punch, Stitched So Sweetly Dies, Eyelet Embossing Folder, Champagne Rhinestones, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

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’!