Category Archives: Occasions Mini

IM117 – Honey Bee

Happy Monday everyone! I hope that everyone is staying healthy. And now for  our Monday Inspiration. This it’s a cute hive cookie jar with been and flower cookies!

I just had to use the Honey Bee set..

Here’s the details…

  • Daffodil Delight – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Golden Honey DSP – 3 3/4 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Golden Honey DSP – 1 1/4 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Gold Glimmer – 1/4 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 3 x 3 1/4, stamp hive in Daffodil Delight and greeting in Memento Black, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp one large and two small bees in Memento Black, color using Daffodil Delight Blends, cut out, add Champagne Mist Glimmer paint to wing, add to card front using dimensionals
  • 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…

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): Honey Been
Paper: Whisper White, Daffodil Delight, Golden Honey DSP, Gold Glimmer
Ink: Memento Black, Daffodil Delight, Blends: Daffodil Delight
Other: Detailed Bees Dies, Champagne Mist Glimmer Paint, Metallic Pearls, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Honey Bee

Happy Thursday everyone! This week we have a delightful color inspiration…

I wanted to do something different with these colors so designed a card using the Honey Bee set…

Here’s the details…

  • Grapefruit Grove – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Golden Honey DSP – 3 x 4 1/4, layer onto Whisper White 3 1/8 x 4 3/8, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp hive using Daffodil Delight, cut out
  • Coastal Cabana – 3/4 x 4, stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut into a banner, add hive to banner, then add to card front using diemsnionals
  • Whisper White – stamp both the large and small bees using Memento Black, color using Daffodil Delight Blends, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Gold Metallic Pearls to finish off

I just love these bees!

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…

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): Honey Bee
Paper: Whisper White, Grapefruit Grove, Coastal Cabana, Golden Honey DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Daffodil Delight, BLENDS: Daffodil Delight
Other: Detailed Bees Dies, Metallic Pearls, 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’!

 

Let’s Get Away

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is the theme “Let’s Get Away”!  Wow…Connie comes up with these themes typically a couple months in advance so we can work ahead.  It’s amazing with everything going on right now how many of us would like just that to ‘get away’!

Here’s the details…

  • Seaside Spray – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Seaside Spray – 3 3/4 x 5, run through Stone embossing folder (SAB), sponge some Seaside Spray ink over the bumps, add to card front
  • Golden Honey DSP (black/white stripe) – 1 1/4 x 5 add to card front
  • Night of Navy – cut out triangle banner from Bonanza Dies, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out tag from the Bonanza Dies, stamp tire tracks in Basic Grey and greeting in Memento Black
  • Add Dark Blue and Red Twine from the Country Club Twine pack, add tag to card front using dimensionals
  • Real Red – cut out triangle banner from Bonanza Dies, add to card front sing dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp motorcycle twice, color one using Real Red and Smoky Slate Blends and the other using Night of Navy and Smoky Slate Blends, cut out add blue directly onto tag and red one using dimensionals

This is just such a simple, fun set!

And now 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): Pedal to the Metal
Paper: Whisper White, Seaside Spray, Night of Navy, Real Red, Golden Honey DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Basic Grey, Seaside Spray, Blends:  Real Red, Night of Navy, Smoky Slate
Other: Bonanza Dies, Country Club Twine, Stone Embossing Folder (SAB), 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’!

 

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’!

 

Luck of the Irish

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is “Luck of the Irish” – cards using shades of green!

I decided to go with a little bit a green and a whole lot of Irish in mine…

Here’s the details…

  • Granny Apple Green – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Bricks and Mortar Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Pleased as Punch DSP – rainbow striped print – 2 1/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Brights DSP Paper Pack – 3/4 x 3 1/2, add to card front
  • Gold Glimmer – 1/4 x 3 3/4, add to card front
  • Basic Black – punch out the Label Me Lovely punch for the pot, punch two 1/2″ circles, add to the bottom as the ‘feet’ of the pot
  • Gold Foil and Gold Glimmer – cut out numerous 1/2″ circle and add to the to of the pot, add pot to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – 7/8 x 1 3/4, stamp greeting using Versamark, gold emboss, punch out using the Label Me Fancy punch, add to pot using dimensionals
  • Gold Foil and Gold Glimmer – punch out numerous ones using 1/4″ hole punch, add one on each side of the label on the pot and several on the card front to finish off.

Oh what fun!

And now 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, Basic Black, Granny Apple Green, Pleased as Punch DSP, Bright DSP Paper Pack, Gold Foil, Gold Glimmer
Ink: Versamark
Other: Label Me Pretty Punch, Label Me Fancy Punch, 1/4″ Hole Punch, 1/2″ Circle Punch, Brick and Mortal Embossing Folder, Gold Embossing Powder, 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’!

 

Timeless Tropics

Happy Thursday everyone! This week we have an cool color inspiration…

I decided with a nature theme for this one using my Timeless Tropics set and DSP…

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Whisper White – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Coastal Weave Embossing Folder
  • Tropical Oasis DSP – green texture print – 1 7/8 x 4, add to panel
  • Tropical Oasis DSP – brown texture print – 3 x 3, fold piece of the 7/8″ burlap ribbon and add under left side of piece then add another piece under the right side of piece, add to card front using dimensional, wrap burlap ribbon on the right side around back of panel then add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp leaves 3 times using Memento Black, color using Old Olive Blends, cut out
  • Old Olive – cut out several of the small leaf dies
  • Tropical Oasis DSP – green texture print – cut out several of the small leaf dies
  • Whisper White – 1 x 3 1/2, stamp greeting using Soft Suede, add leaves behind this panel then add to card front using dimensionals to finish off

Definitely a different look for me!

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…

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): Timeless Tropics
Paper: Whisper White, Old Olive, Tropical Oasis DSP
Ink: Soft Suede
Other: Coastal Weave Embossing Folder, In the Tropics Dies, Burlap 7/8″ 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’!

 

One Layer Cards

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to make a single layer card…easy peasy lemon squeezy!

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded, round bottom right corner
  • Stamp leaves/stems in Pear Pizzazz, large flower in Coastal Cabana and small flowers in Bermuda Bay, stars in Pool Party and greeting in Memento Black
  • Add yellow centers with Daffodil Delight Marker

Did you blink?  Yep…that i it!

And now our latest collection…

This EXPANDED Collection using Welcome Easter Stamp Set and Stitched So Sweetly Dies has FOUR favors and TWO cards tutorials that are easy to make and fun to hand out to all your friends and family this Easter! Any one of them would make great table favors any time of the year, too! ALL tutorials are BRAND NEW and have step-by-step photo directions. We know these will be a hit in your classes! Swap out the Easter greetings for birthday, get well, baby…or any other occasion, too!  See all the details HERE!

Set(s): Morning Star
Paper: Whisper White
Ink: Memento Black, Pear Pizzazz, Coastal Cabana, Bermuda Bay, Pool Party, Daffodil Delight
Other: Corner Rounder

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’!

 

Morning Star

Happy Thursday everyone! This week we have an AWESOME color inspiration…

I love the Parisian DSP and though I’d just use the beautiful prints in this for my card…

Oh so soft and pretty!

Here’s the details…

  • Pool Party – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Parisian DSP – pool party print – 4 x 5 1/4, add to card front
  • Champagne Foil – 1/4 x 3 1/2, cut TWO, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out stitched scallop frame stamp greeting using Coastal Cabana, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Cut out some flower clusters from DSP, add to card front using dimensionals,
  • Add some Champagne Rhinestones to finish off

What a simple but elegant card!

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…

This EXPANDED Collection using Welcome Easter Stamp Set and Stitched So Sweetly Dies has FOUR favors and TWO cards tutorials that are easy to make and fun to hand out to all your friends and family this Easter! Any one of them would make great table favors any time of the year, too! ALL tutorials are BRAND NEW and have step-by-step photo directions. We know these will be a hit in your classes! Swap out the Easter greetings for birthday, get well, baby…or any other occasion, too!  See all the details HERE!

Set(s): Morning Star
Paper: Whisper White, Pool Party, Parisian Specialty DSP, Champagne Foil
Ink: Coastal Cabana
Other: Stitched So Sweetly Dies, Champagne Rhinestones, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!