Category Archives: Occasions Mini

IM125 – Timeless Tropical

Happy Monday and happy Memorial Day celebration to everyone!  It’s just hard to believe we are at our last Inspiration Monday for the month…June…here we come!  Summer!  Warm Weather!  This week we have some yummy cookies for our inspriation…

For this I wanted to mimic some of the swirls in there, keep it mostly white with just a couple small flowers…

Here’s the details…

  • Soft Seafoam – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Soft Seaforam – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Coastal Weave Embossing Folder and add to card front
  • Brights DSP – 1 1/4 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp leaves 3 times using Crumb Cake, large flower once in Melon Mambo and once in Granny Apple Green, use Blender pen to pull color on both, color stamen using Soft Suede Marker, cut everything out, layer, add to card front
  • Burlap ribbon – fold, staple, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting using Melon Mambo, punch out using 1″ Circle Punch, add to card front
  • Add some pink glitter enamel 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…

Our second release from Stampin’ Up!’s new Annual Catalog is the beautiful FOREVER GREENERY SUITE of products.  We love the wide variety of leaf images!  For this Collection, we combined the Forever Fern Stamp Set  and Forever Flourishing Dies with Forever Greenery Designer Paper and Accessories. This Collection contains three cards (one a special fold card) and a creative 3D project perfect for your classes or to give as a gift.  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Timeless Tropical
Paper: Whisper White, Soft Seafoam, Brights DSP Paper Pack
Ink: Crumb Cake, Melon Mambo, Granny Apple Green; Marker:  Soft Suede
Other: In the Tropics Dies, Burlap Ribbon, Coastal Weave Embossing Folder, Glitter Enamel Dots, 1″ Circle Punch, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

IM123 – Under My Umbrella

Happy Monday everyone! This week we have a FUN wallhanging…

I LOVE the colors in this and it sort of looked like rain to me…

I decided now would be a great time to use up some of my DSP…

  • Highland Heather – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Using DSP prints in Gorgeous Grape, Highland Heather, Bermuda Bay, Pacific Point, Granny Apple Green, and Soft Seafoam, punch out 1 1/2″ and 1″ circles from each
  • Whisper White – 3 3/4 x 5, add circles to white panel, trim off the parts that overhang, layer onto Pacific Point3 7/8 x 5 1/8, add to card front
  • Basic Black – punch out two open umbrellas, layer, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Balmy Blue – 5/8 x 2 1/2, stamped greeting using Memento Black, cut into a banner, add using dimensionals
  • Add some clear epoxy drops 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 this Collection, we combined the Beautiful World Stamp Set and World Map Dies, with the bright, fun NEW 2020-22 In Colors for a fresh and modern look!  This Collection contains four cards and two customer-focused 3D gift project tutorials for open houses, catalog reveals or virtual classes.  ALL six project tutorials are BRAND NEW and have step-by-step directions.  Several projects are “class kit to go” focused using dies and In Color cardstock, designer paper and accessories, with only a stamped greeting added.  See all the details HERE!

Set(s): Under My Umbrella
Paper: Whisper White, Basic Black, Highland Heather, Pacific Point, Brights DSP Paper Pack, Subtles DSP Paper Pack
Ink: Memento Black
Other: Umbrella Builder Punch, 1 1/2″ Circle Punch, 1″ Circle Punch, Epoxy Drops, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

IM122 – Peaceful Moments

Happy Monday everyone! This week we have a GORGEOUS cake…

I knew EXACTLY what I wanted to do with this…

This would have been a great card for the old incolor Powder Pink but unfortunately that is retired.  I think this works though. Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Coastal Weave Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Basic Black – punch out two sprigs, and cut out 2 large and 1 small flower center
  • Whisper White – cut out 2 large solid poppies and 2 large detailed poppies
  • Flirty Flamingo – cut out 1 small solid poppy and 1 small detailed poppy
  • Pear Pizzazz – cut out 3 large solid leaves, 2 large detailed leaves and 2 small leaves
  • Layer everything together and add to card front
  • Flirty Flamingo -1/2 x 3 3/4, stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut into a banner, add to card front using dimentionals
  • Color some Metallic Pearls using the Basic Black dark marker, 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 latest collection…

For this Collection of six card tutorials, we paired BAND TOGETHER AND DETAILED BANDS DIES with the ORNATE GARDEN DESIGNER PAPER and accessories to create SIX different cards! ALL six card tutorials are BRAND NEW and have step-by-step directions.  And the great thing…everything used in this collection will be in the new catalog!  See the details HERE!

Set(s): Peaceful Moments
Paper: Whisper White, Basic Black, Flirty Flamingo, Pear Pizzazz
Ink: Memento Black
Other: Poppy Moments Dies, Coastal Weave Folder, Sprig Punch, Metallic Pearls,  Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

IM121 – Positive Thoughts

Happy Monday everyone! This week we have a pretty feather wall decoration…

I love anything with a feature in it, so my Positive Thoughts set was perfect for my inspiration…

Here’s the details…

  • Pool Party – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Neutrals DSP Paper stack – Crumb Cake stitched print – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, randomly stamp feather in Pool Party, Grapefruit Grove and Petal Pink, layer onto Whisper White – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, add to card front
  • Whisper White – Cut out tag from the Bonanza Dies, stamp greeting using Pretty Peacock, add tag to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp feather in Pool Party, Petal Pink, Grapefruit Grove, cut out, layer add to card front using dimensionals
  • Tie bow in Nature’s Twine, add to feathers
  • Add large Terracotta Incolor Faceted Dot to top of tag, Add some medium and small Terracotta Incolor Faceted Dots to card front and a couple of the Gold Faceted Gems 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 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): Positive Thoughts
Paper: Whisper White, Pool Party, Neutral’s DSP Paper Pack
Ink: Pool Party, Petal Pink, Grapefruit Grove, Pretty Peacock
Other: Bonanza Dies, Nature’s Twine, Incolor Faceted Dots, Gold Faceted Gems, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

April Showers

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is April Showers!  Well that was an easy one!

Here’s the details…

  • Pool Party – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Pool Party – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Bead and Baubles Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Daffodil Delight – Punch out 2″ circle, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out Stitched So Sweetly Die, stamp greeting using Memento Black, add to card front
  • Birthday Bonanza DSP – stamp umbrella on Blue print and boots on yellow print, punch out umbrella and cut out boots
  • Whisper White – stamp umbrella handle in Memento Black, punch out, stamp flowers in Memento Black, color using Bermuda Bay, Pool Party, Daffodil and Granny Apple Green Delight Markers, cut out
  • Bermuda Bay – punch out just the handle of the umbrella
  • Layer everything together and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Tie a bow in the Daffodil Delight Ruched Ribbon, add to card front to finish off

What a great set and PERFECT for this challenge!

And now 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): Under My Umbrella
Paper: Whisper White, Pool Party, Daffodil Delight, Bermuda Bay, Birthday Bonanza DSP
Ink: Memento Black, MARKERS:  Daffodil Delight, Bermuda Bay, Pool Party, Granny Apple Green
Other: 2″ Circle Punch, Umbrella Builder Punch, Stitched So Sweetly Dies, Daffodil Delight Ruched Ribbon, Beads and Baubles Embossing Folder, Dimensionals

Click Previous to go back to Create with Connie and Mary site and forward to the see what Libby has been up to!

 

 

 

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

Band Together

Happy Thursday everyone! This week we have a neat sketch inspiration…

I decided to change the one image and this is what I came up with…

Here’s the details…

  • Mint Macaron – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Vellum – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Parisian embossing folder, add to card front
  • Parisian DSP – 2 1/2 x 4, cut into a banner, ad to card front
  • Whisper White – 2 7/8 x 3 3/4, stamp image using Memento Black, color using Blends, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp large flower using Memento Black, color using Blends, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Petal Pink – 1/2 x 2 3/4, stamp greeting (Varied Vases) using Memento Black, 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 and see what our AMAZING design team has done!

Check out 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): Band Together, Varied Vases
Paper: Whisper White, Mint Macaron, Petal Pink, Parisian DSP, Vellum
Ink: Memento Black, BLENDS:  Calypso Carol (Light), Petal Pink (Both), Mint Macaron
Other: Champagne Rhinestones, Parisian Embossing Folder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

Easter Favor

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to make an Easter Favor!   I decided to go easy on this one and use one of the white mini pizza boxes and just decorate that.

Here’s the details…

  • Put together the pizza box
  • Purple Posy – 3 3/8 x 3 3/8, add to lid of box
  • Pretty Peacock – 3 1/3 x 3 1/3, add to lid of box
  • Woven Threads DSP (purple/blue print) – 3 x 3, add to lid of box, FOUR pieces 1 x 3 3/8, add around sides of the box
  • Whisper White – cut out second to largest Stitched So Sweetly die, layer piece of Pretty Peacock Linen Ribbon behind die, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp bunny in Memento Black, color sing Purple Posy and Petal Pink Blends, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Pretty Peacock – stamp greeting using Versmark, white emboss, cut out, add using dimensionals
  • Add some Noble Peacock Rhinestones to finish off

Nothing like a purple bunny!

And now 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): Welcome Easter
Paper: Whisper White, Purple Posy, Pretty Peacock, Woven Threads DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Versamark, BLENDS:  Purple Peacock, Petal Pink
Other: Pizza Box, White Embossing Powder, Royal Peacock Rhinestones, Stitched So Sweetly Dies, Pretty Peacock Scallop Linen Ribbon, Dimensionals

Click Previous to go back to Create with Connie and Mary site and forward to the see what Libby has been up to!

 

 

 

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!