Category Archives: Inspiration Monday

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’!

 

IM102 – Snowman Season

Happy Monday everyone! This week we have a a cute inspiration piece to keep you nice and warm!

Red mug with hot chocolate with melted marshmallow snowman

I couldn’t decide if I wanted to use the snowman or the cup as inspiration so I used them both…

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 4 1/4 x 5 folded
  • Whisper White – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Stylish Scroll Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Let It Snow DSP – 2 x 5, add to card front
  • Silver Glimmer – 1/4 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp dotted cup in Real Red, striped cup in Coastal Cabana, cut out, make candy canes and bows from Whisper White, Real Red, and Coastal Cabana, layer, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Pool Party – 1 1/8 x 3 1/4, stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp snowman using Memento Black, color using BLENDS:  Real Red, Bermuda Bay (Dk), Pumpkin Pie (Dk) Flirty Flamingo (Lt), cut out, add to card front

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary and see the wonderful project Connie made!

And now for our last collection…

The NEW Occasions Catalog will soon be here!  We’ve put together a great collection of tutorials featuring one of our favorites, Best Dressed Suite of products! Get ready NOW for your January classes!  This Dressed to Impress Collection has step-by-step photo tutorials featuring three card ideas (one a special fold) and a 3D project to help inspire the “New You in the New Year!” Your customers (and you!) will love making this fun project in class!  See all the details HERE!

 

Set(s): Snowman Season, Cup of Christmas
Paper: Whisper White, Pool Party, Real Red, Coastal Cabana, Let It Snow DSP, Silver Glimmer
Ink: Memento Black, Real Red, Coastal Cabana; BLENDS: Real Red, Bermuda Bay (Dk), Pumpkin Pie (Dk), Flirty Flamingo (Lt)
Other: Cup of Cheer Dies, Stylish Scroll Embossing Folder,  Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

IM101 – Christmas Gleaming

Happy Monday everyone! This week we have a perfect inspiration in time for the holiday!

I LOVED the package idea and of course the holly…

Hmmm…NO white dsp with red polka dots!  No problem – make your own with the end of a pencil eraser!

Here’s the details…

  • Granny Apple Green – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 3/8 x 4 5/8 – stamp dots in Real Red using the end of a pencil eraser, layer onto Real Red – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, tie piece of Real Red 1″ Ruched Ribbon, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting using Granny Apple Green and Real Red markers, cut out using Stitched Nested Dies, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp holly using Memento Black, color using Granny Apple Green and Real Red Blends, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary and see the wonderful project Connie made!

And now for our last collection…

We created a new Gifts of Good Taste Collection with SIX packaging ideas along with our favorite (and easy!) holiday cookie and candy recipes! It is so nice to give special hand-made little gifts to co-workers, neighbors, your mailperson and UPS drivers! We’ve used a variety of Holiday Catalog Stamp Set and Dies for our decorating ideas, but you could mix the packaging up with the stamps and dies you already own…the recipe and package design is what is most important! This Gifts of Good Taste Collection has step-by-step picture tutorials featuring SIX gift packaging ideas using Stampin’ Up! products with corresponding recipes you can quickly make up and give away! See more details here!

Set(s): Christmas Gleaming
Paper: Whisper White, Granny Apple Green, Real Red
Ink: Memento Black, Markers:  Real Red, Granny Apple Green;  BLENDS: Real Red, Granny Apple Green
Other: Real Red 1″ Ruched Ribbon, Stitched Nested Dies, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!