Category Archives: Occasions Mini

Cool Treats

cool-treats-4We are once again having semi-nice weather here in Ohio.  Yesterday it was almost 50 here and my husband and I decided to take our little doggies for a walk.  Now the youngest one had never been on a walk before on a leash and have to say…he really did good…I only had to carry him for a short distance.  Those little legs had to work so hard!  LOL!!!

The Create with Connie and Mary February Mini Edition will be opening soon and NOW is a GREAT time to subscribe if you haven’t.

Our mini sessions include the instructions for 14 projects with full step-by-step tutorials:

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  • Each mini session includes TWELVE unique cards featuring three stamp sets, and
  • Each mini session includes TWO 3D items perfect projects for your club, classes, stamp camps or gifts
  • All 14 project tutorials are available once the mini session opens so you immediately have all project tutorials right there at your fingertips
  • All designs and tutorials are EXCLUSIVELY for subscribers and will not be posted anywhere else online.

So…NOW is a great to subscribe and if you haven’t already, if you subscribe to BOTH January AND February you will receive a DARLING Bonus Project!  So head over to Create with Connie and Mary and subscribe!

Now…back to my card.  Here’s the details…

  • Pool Party – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 1/4 x 5 1/2, run through the large dotted embossing folder and add to card front
  • Flirty Flamingo – 1/4 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Stamp as follows:  Ice cream cone – Crumb Cake/Early Expresso, Flirty Flamingo/Watermelon Wonder, Single Popsicle – Crumb Cake, Peek-a-boo Peach/Pumpkin Pie, shorter Popsicle – Crumb Cake, Pool Party/Bermuda Pay, cut everything out layer, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting using Pool Party and Flirty Flamingo, cut out using Oval Stitched framelit, add using dimensionals
Set(s): Cool Treats
Paper: Whisper White, Pool Party, Flirty Flamingo
Ink: Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Flirty Flamingo, Watermelon Wonder, Peek-a-boo Peach, Pumpkin Pie, Pool Party, Bermuda Bay
Other: Stitched Shapes Framelits, Large Dotted Embossing Folder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

wisig16

Love is in the Air

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Can you believe it…it’s February!  And can you feel it…Love is in the Air and that is the theme for this week’s Create with Connie and Mary Design Team Saturday Blog Hop!  I decided to keep mine VERY simple (I know…SHOCKER!)

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How’s that for nice and easy!  Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White THICK – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, layer onto Real Red – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8
  • Silver Glimmer – 1/4 x 4 3/4, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out 3 hearts
  • Real Red – cut out 1 heart, add to panel
  • Stamp greeting using Memento Black, add panel to card front using dimensionals
  • Add Silver Metallic Heart to finish off

See how simple?  And it is just as simple to subscribe to Create with Connie and Mary February Mini Edition!

Our mini sessions include the instructions for 14 projects with full step-by-step tutorials:

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  • Each mini session includes TWELVE unique cards featuring three stamp sets, and
  • Each mini session includes TWO 3D items perfect projects for your club, classes, stamp camps or gifts
  • All 14 project tutorials are available once the mini session opens so you immediately have all project tutorials right there at your fingertips
  • All designs and tutorials are EXCLUSIVELY for subscribers and will not be posted anywhere else online.

So…NOW is a great to subscribe and if you haven’t already, if you subscribe to BOTH January AND February you will receive a DARLING Bonus Project!  So head over to Create with Connie and Mary and subscribe!

Set(s): Sealed with Love
Paper: Whisper White THICK, Whisper White, Real Red, Silver Glimmer
Ink: Memento Black
Other: Love Notes Framelits, Metallic Enamel Shapes, Dimensionals

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Special Reason

ccmc443Happy Thursday everyone and it is the first Create with Connie and Mary Inspiration of February.  This week we have a fun sketch and I thought I was being SOOO clever using the Special Reason set…well until I saw that other design team members though the same thing!  Great minds think alike!  I’m still using that one piece of Crumb Cake/Copper specialty paper so it was my inspiration for my card!

Here’s the details…

  • Crumb Cake – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Very Vanilla – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, stamp the greeting using Versamark and copper emboss, layer onto Copper Foil 3 3/4 x 5 (I do cut out the center of the foil piece leaving a 1/2 frame around and attach that to the back), add to card front using dimensionals
  • Crumb Cake/Copper specialty dsp – 1/2 x 3 5/8, add to card front
  • Copper Foil – cut out 2 large outline leaf and 2 small outline leaf, and 1 large flower center and 1 small flower center
  • Very Vanilla – cut out solid large flower, stamp smaller flower in Crumb Cake and cut out using matching framelit, add small copper flower center to the small flower
  • Crumb Cake – cut out outline large flower, layer on solid Vanilla piece, add copper flower center
  • Layer everything onto card front (small flower was added using dimensionals

Don’t forget to check out the great designs from our design team – Create with Connie and Mary.

Set(s): Special Reason
Paper: Very Vanilla, Crumb Cake, Affectionately Yours dsp, Copper Foil
Ink: Versamark
Other: Stylish Stems Thinlits, Copper Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

wisig16

 

Sealed with Love

suo167Can you believe it…tomorrow is FEBRUARY!!!  What I love best about February is the next month is March and then we are on the downside of winter – a girl can hope!

The other good thing about February is that it is the month of LOVE (Valentine’s Day) and for our SUO challenge this time our theme is Time for Love.  Well I just HAD to use the Sealed with Love set.  I had this idea for a card and just went with it!

Here’s the details…

  • Pink Pirouette – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Watermelon Wonder diagonal striped (Tasty Treats dsp) – 3 x 5, add to card front on an angle
  • Flirty Flamingo dotted (Incolor Envelope dsp) – 3 x 5, add to card front on an angle
  • Silver Glimmer – 1/8 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 2 x 4 1/4, stamp lips in Pink Pirouette, Flirty Flamingo, Watermelon Melon, stamp greeting using Memento Black, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add Flirty Flamingo and Basic Rhinestone to finish off

Don’t forget to check out what the rest of the design team to see their wonderful creations!

Set(s): Sealed with Love
Paper: Whisper White, Pink Pirouette, Tasty Treat dsp, Incolor Envelope dsp, Silver Glimmer
Ink: Memento Black, Pink Pirouette, Flirty Flamingo, Watermelon Wonder
Other: Incolor Enamel Shapes, Basic Rhinestones, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

wisig16

 

Child or Teen Birthday

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Well the celebration is continuing for the Create with Connie and Mary Design Team Saturday Blog and this time we are doing cards for kids or teens.  Okay…bit of a challenge there for me!  But I did come up with something…

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I figured if doing a card for a teen girl…you can’t go wrong with pink, black and bling!  LOL!!!  Here’s the details…

  • Melon Mambo – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8 layered on Basic Black 3 3/4 x 5, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Melon Mambo diagonal stripe – 2 x 3 3/4, add to card front
  • Silver Glimmer – 3/8 x 4 1/2, add to card front
  • Black print – 1/12 x 3 1/4, add to card front
  • Stamp girl t-shirt on white print using Memento Black, cut out, add using dimensionals
  • Melon Mambo – stamp banner and greeting using Memento Black (I did mask off the candles on each side of the greeting), cut out and add to t-shirt.
  • Add Basic Rhinestones to prints and around t-shirt collar to finish off

See…pink, black and bling…perfect for a teen!

Set(s): Custom Tee
Paper: Whisper White, Basic Black, Melon Mambo, Pop of Pink Specialty dsp, Silver Glimmer
Ink: Memento Black
Other: T-shirt Builder Framelits, Basic Rhinestones, Dimensionals

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Balloon Adventures

ccmc442Happy Thursday everyone!  You all know that since it is Thursday it is time for another challenge at Create with Connie and Mary.  This week we have a fun color challenge – Pacific Point, Emerald Envy, Crushed Curry.

That is a fun color combo from the Party Animal dsp and I just HAD to use the cool diagonal print for my card!

Okay…I have to admit…this is REALLY different for me…I’m not use to this much going on with one of my card!  LOL!!!

Here’s the details…

  • Emerald Envy – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Diagonal Stripe  – 3 3/4 x 5 1/8 add to card front
  • Whisper White THICK AND Basic Black – cut out the balloon pop out panel..layer the white on top of the black off setting it some so that it creates the shadow; add to card front using dimensionals
  • Crushed Curry, Emerald Envy, Pacific Point – cut out dotted balloon, add to balloon panel with the Crushed Curry one added using dimensionals
  • Pacific Point – cut out little bow and add to panel
  • Crushed Curry – stamp banner and greeting using Memento Black, cut out and add using dimensionals
  • Add some Basic Rhinestones to finish off

I think this would be a really card for a kid!  Don’t forget to check out the great designs from our design team – Create with Connie and Mary.

Set(s): Balloon Adventures
Paper: Whisper White THICK, Basic black, Emerald Envy, Crushed Curry, Pacific Point
Ink: Memento Black
Other: Balloon Pop-Up Thinlits, Basic Rhinestones, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

wisig16

 

Masculine Birthday

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Well the birthday celebrations are continuing this week with the team doing Masculine Birthday Cards.  Well I love the Urban Underground dsp and the Happy Celebrations and when you put those together you get a GREAT guy card!

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It’s that just a FUN card?  Here’s the details…

  • Delightful Dijon – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Very Vanilla – 3 3/4 x 5, layer onto Basic Black – 3 7/8 x 5 1/8, add to care front on an angle.
  • Pick 5 prints from the Urban Underground dsp pack – cut 3/4 x 3 3/8, add to card front
  • Very Vanilla – stamp outline Happy using Memento Black and inside using Smoky Slate, cut out and add using dimensionals
  • Delightful Dijon – 1/2 x 2 3/4, stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut into a banner and add using dimensionals
  • Basic Black and Silver Foil – punch out small balloons and add using dimensionals.

Fun, fun, fun!  LOVIN’ the Happy Celebrations set!  It’s not too late to subscribe to the Create with Connie and Mary January Mini Edition! No…really it did and it is easy to subscribe…

jan2017-collageThe Create with Connie and Mary designers are getting ready to open the JANUARY 2017 MINI SESSION with projects using stamp sets from the OCCASIONS and Sale-a-Bration CATALOGS!     PLUS…sign up for both the January and February Mini Sessions together and get a free VALENTINE BONUS tutorial!  We know you’ll be excited about that!

  • Each session includes 14 EXCLUSIVE step-by-step tutorials…12 unique cards featuring three stamp sets and TWO 3D items…perfect for your club, class or stamp camp!
  • All designs and tutorials are EXCLUSIVELY for subscribers and will not be posted anywhere else online.
  • All 14 projects are available once the monthly mini collection opens so you have them immediately and will not be shown anywhere else online.
  • Mini Sessions open on the 11th of each month.

Now is a GREAT time to sign up so head over to Create with Connie and Mary website and subscribe now.  When you subscribe to both months, you will receive the bonus tutorial that is already available.  January edition opens on the 11th.

Set(s): Happy Celebrations
Paper: Very Vanilla, Basic Black, Delightful Dijon, Urban Underground dsp, Silver Foil
Ink: Memento Black, Smoky Slate
Other: Balloon Duo Punch, Dimensionals

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