Category Archives: Inspiration Monday

IM64 – Beautiful Bouquet

Happy Monday everyone! I just can’t believe that it is Monday again…where does the weekend go!  Well, we have a very simple inspiration this week…

So I kept my card very simple…

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Subtle embossing folder, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out the 3 x 4 7/8 stitched rectangle, stamp greeting using Smoky Slate, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – cut out several of the small flower clusters, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp stem/leaf in Soft Seafoam, cut out add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp tulip and bow in Petal Pink, cut out add to card front

We have TWO GREAT COLLECTIONS for you that we just put out…

You’ll love our brand new set of tutorials featuring the Birthday Cheer Bundle and nice BRIGHT colors from the 2018-20 In Color Collection. We have tutorials for three cards (one a special fold) and a special 3D gift project that are perfect for your classes or to make for yourself or gifts! All are designed by Connie and Mary and exclusive to our subscribers! See details HERE!


And, don’t forget about our set of tutorials featuring Stampin’ Up!’s Tea Together! We’ve combined this bundle with the gorgeous Floral Romance Specialty Designer Paper for an elegant look! You’ll get tutorials for three cards (one a special fold) and a special 3D favor project, that are perfect for your classes or to make for yourself or gifts! See the details HERE!

And…did you know that besides our current collection, you can still get the pdfs of our other collections too! Details can be found here!

Set(s): Beautiful Bouquet
Paper: Whisper White
Ink: Smoky Slate, Soft Seafoam, Petal Pink
Other: Bouquet Bunch framelits, Stitched Rectangle Framelits, Subtle Embossing Folder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

IM63 – Lasting Lily

Happy Monday everyone! Well BUGGER…it’s the END of Spring Break so it’s back to school time for me. But over the break I got some EXCITING NEWS…I have received tenure! WOO HOO!!! This is a major achievement and I am so glad that I got it on the FIRST go around! But it’s back to our Inspiration Monday and this week it is just delightful cupcakes…

I knew exactly what I wanted to do with this…

Here’s the details…

  • Balmy Blue – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Balmy Blue – 4 x 5 1/4, add to card front
  • So Saffron – cut out doily, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp lily in Balmy Blue, stem/leaves in Pear Pizzazz, flower center in So Saffron – cut everything out, layer
  • Ruffle piece of white ribbon – staple in place, add behind flower, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Stamp greeting using Memento Black

We have TWO GREAT COLLECTIONS for you that we just put out…

You’ll love our brand new set of tutorials featuring the Birthday Cheer Bundle and nice BRIGHT colors from the 2018-20 In Color Collection. We have tutorials for three cards (one a special fold) and a special 3D gift project that are perfect for your classes or to make for yourself or gifts! All are designed by Connie and Mary and exclusive to our subscribers! See details HERE!


And, don’t forget about our set of tutorials featuring Stampin’ Up!’s Tea Together! We’ve combined this bundle with the gorgeous Floral Romance Specialty Designer Paper for an elegant look! You’ll get tutorials for three cards (one a special fold) and a special 3D favor project, that are perfect for your classes or to make for yourself or gifts! See the details HERE!

And…did you know that besides our current collection, you can still get the pdfs of our other collections too! Details can be found here!

Set(s): Lasting Lily
Paper: Whisper White, Balmy Blue, So Saffron
Ink: Memento Black, Balmy Blue, So Saffron, Pear Pizzazz
Other: Doily Builder framelits, White Linen Ribbon, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

IM62 – Tea Together

Happy Monday everyone! Well BUGGER…it’s the END of Spring Break so it’s back to school time for me.  But over the break I got some EXCITING NEWS…I have received tenure!  WOO HOO!!!  This is a major achievement and I am so glad that I got it on the FIRST go around!  But it’s back to our Inspiration Monday and this week it is just delightful cupcakes…

I knew exactly what I wanted to do with this…

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Brights dsp (Flirty Flamingo) – 3/4 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Pool Party – 3 x 5 1/2, run through the Subtle Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Silver Glimmer – TWO strip 1/8 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out doily, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp both the rose and TWO of the smaller flowers in Memento Black, color using Flirty Flamingo and Mint Macaron Blends, cut out and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Petal Pink – 1/2 x 2 1/2, stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Silver Metallic Pearls to finish off

This has so many of my favorite things on it!

We have TWO Collections available for you!

We have a brand new set of tutorials featuring Stampin’ Up!’s Tea Together!  We’ve combined this stamp set with the gorgeous Floral Romance Specialty Designer Paper for an elegant look!  You’ll get tutorials for three cards (one a special fold) and a special 3D favor project, that are perfect for your classes or to make for yourself or gifts! See the details here!

And don’t forget about our Best Bunny Treat Box Collection, we’ve designed SIX different treat favors using the Best Bunny Bundle that we know you’ll enjoy making for family and friends…great for those spring craft shows, too! But you’re not limited to just Easter, they would make cute baby shower favors or any other occasion you need a little gift!  See the details HERE!

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary to see Connie’s GREAT project!

Set(s): Tea Together, Itty Bitty Birthday
Paper: Whisper White, Pool Party, Petal Pink, Brights DSP paper pack, Silver Glimmer
Ink: Memento Black, BLENDS: Flirty Flamingo, Mint Macaron
Other: Doily Builder framelits, Metallic Pearls, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

IM61 – Sweetest Thing

Happy Monday everyone! Happy March!  And Happy Spring Break to me!  Oh course there is going to be nothing WARM about Spring Break…but at least I can sleep in for a week – WOOO HOOO!!!  It’s time for another inspiration and this week we have a fun photo for you…

I knew exactly what I wanted to do with this…

Here’s the details…

  • Highland Heather – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Whisper White -3 5/8 x 4 7/4
  • Add Highly Heather doily and Silver Glimmer – 1/4 x 4 1/2, stamp greeting using Gorgeous Grape, layer onto Gorgeous Grape 3 3/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp two of the different candy jars using and jelly beans using Memento Black, color using Heather Highland Blends, cut out, add to card front using dimensions
  • Silver Glimmer – cut out two bows (from the doily builder framelits) and add one to each candy jar
  • Add some adhesive backed purple sequins to finish it off.

WOO HOO…we have a new collection for YOU!

In this Best Bunny Treat Box Collection, we’ve designed SIX different treat favors using the Best Bunny Bundle that we know you’ll enjoy making for family and friends…great for those spring craft shows, too! But you’re not limited to just Easter, they would make cute baby shower favors or any other occasion you need a little gift! See the details HERE!

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary to see Connie’s GREAT project!

Set(s): Sweetest Thing
Paper: Whisper White, Gorgeous Grape, Highland Heather, Silver Glimmer
Ink: Memento Black, BLENDS:  Gorgeous Grape, Highland Heather
Other: Jar of Sweets Framelits, Doily Builder Framelits, Adhesive Backed Sequins, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

IM60 – Bloom by Bloom

Happy Monday everyone! We’ve made it…February is ALMOST over (and Spring Break is ALMOST HERE – WOO HOO!!!)  This week we have a fun photo for you…

I knew as soon as I saw this piece what I was going to do with it.  I just LOVE the Bloom by Bloom set – there are just so many different looks you can get with it…

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White -3 3/8 x 4 3/4 stitched rectangle, stamp solid dot in Highland Heather and Pool Party, stamp 3 dot in Gorgeous Grape, multi-small dot in Bermuda Bay and flower in Blueberry Bushel, add panel to card base using dimensionals
  • Pool Party – 5/8 x 2 7/8, stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut into a banner and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Blueberry Bushel enamel glitter dots and clear epoxy droplets to finish off

WOO HOO…we have a new collection for YOU!

In this Best Bunny Treat Box Collection, we’ve designed SIX different treat favors using the Best Bunny Bundle that we know you’ll enjoy making for family and friends…great for those spring craft shows, too! But you’re not limited to just Easter, they would make cute baby shower favors or any other occasion you need a little gift! See the details HERE!

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary to see Connie’s GREAT project!

Set(s): Bloom by Bloom, Life is Grand
Paper: Whisper White, Pool Party
Ink: Memento Black, Gorgeous Grape, Highland Heather, Blueberry Bushel, Bermuda Bay, Pool Party
Other: Stitched Rectangle Framelits, Glitter Enamel Dots, Clear Epoxy Droplets, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

IM59 – Butterfly Gala

Happy Monday everyone! I just love seeing February pass quickly…that means winter is quickly coming to an end!  This week we have a great piece of fused glass for our inspiration…

Connie and I had a similar idea for this one by using the same leaf/stem framelit but our cards are still very different.  Make sure you check out hers!  Here’s what I did for mine…

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Subtle Embossing folder, add to card front
  • Pacific Point, Granny Apple Green, Balmy Blue – cut out the stem/leaf image, layer, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting using Night of Navy, cut out using Layering Oval, take piece of Coastal Cabana/Granny Apple Green ribbon, wrap behind oval, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp small butterfly using Night of Navy and stamped off Pacific Point and Granny Apple Green, punch out using Butterfly Duo punch, add body, stamp antennae in Night of Navy, cut out add behind butterfly, add butterflies to card front
  • Add a couple Granny Apple Green Glitter Enamel Dots to finish off

SPECIAL RELEASE…

We are SO excited that we just had to publish a special release with a NEW collection of tutorials for the Painted Seasons Bundle right away! We have coordinated our tutorials with the Well Said Bundle, but any greetings could be used. There are tutorials for three cards (one a special fold) and a home décor 3D project. See the details HERE!

ANDnext up from the 2019 Occasions Catalog is our Sweetest Thing Collection of tutorials, featuring the How Sweet It Is Suite of products! The colorful designer paper and fun images just make creating with this bundle SO much fun! You’ll get THREE cards (one a special fold) and a fun 3D project, all created by Connie and Mary! See all the details HERE!

And…did you know that besides our current collection, you can still get the pdfs of our other collections too! Details can be found here!

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary to see Connie’s GREAT project!

Set(s): Butterfly Gala
Paper: Whisper White, Pacific Point, Granny Apple Green, Balmy Blue
Ink: Night of Navy, Pacific Point, Granny Apple Green
Other: Well Written Framelits, Butterfly Duet Punch, Layering Ovals, Coastal Cabana/Granny Apple Green Reversible Ribbon, Subtle Embossing Folder, Glitter Enamel Dots, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

IM57 – Tea Together

Happy Monday everyone! As this is posting I’m in Las Vegas for a couple of days.  WOO HOO….warm weather!  I’m receiving an award as Distinguished Education in online learning.   How awesome is that!  But I worked ahead and have a cool card for my challenge this week.  First for our inspiration piece…some pretty cookies…

I didn’t want to be too obvious with this but ended up loving what I did for it…

Didn’t that turn out pretty?  I think so!  Here’s the details…

  • Pool Party – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Pool Party – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Subtle embossing folder, add to card front
  • Daffodil Delight Gingham DSP – 1/4 x 4, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out scallop stitched heart, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp large rose and two small flowers using Memento Black, color using Bermuda Bay (lt), Pool Party (dk, lt), Mango Melody (lt), Daffodil Delight (dk, lt), Old Olive (dk, lt) Blends, cut everything out, layer and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – cut out little tag from the Bouquet Bunch Framelits, stamp Hello using Coastal Cabana from Beautiful Bouquet, add to card front using dimensions
  • Tie little bow from the Daffodil Delight organdy SAB ribbon, add to tab
  • Add some Coastal Cabana Glitter Enamel Dots to the center of the two small yellow flowers to finish off.

Next up from the 2019 Occasions Catalog is our Sweetest Thing Collection of tutorials, featuring the How Sweet It Is Suite of products!  The colorful designer paper and fun images just make creating with this bundle SO much fun!  You’ll get THREE cards (one a special fold) and a fun 3D project, all created by Connie and Mary!  See all the details HERE!

And…did you know that besides our current collection, you can still get the pdfs of our other collections too! Details can be found here!

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary to see Connie’s GREAT project!

Set(s): Tea Together, Beautiful Bouquet
Paper: Whisper White, Pool Party, Gingham DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Coastal Cabana, BLENDS:  Bermuda Bay (lt), Pool Party (dk, lt), Mango Melody (lt), Daffodil Delight (dk, lt), Old Olive (dk, lt)
Other: Subtle  Embossing Folder, Be Mine Stitched Framelits, Bouquet Bunnch Framelits, SAB Organdy Ribbon Pack, Glitter Enamel Dots, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!