Category Archives: Sale-a-bration

Happy Birthday to You (SAB)

Happy Thursday everyone! Time for our first sketch inspiration of the year…

I just had to combine the soft, pretty dsp from the Best Dressed DSP pack with the wonderful So Sentimental set…

So soft and pretty!

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
  • Best Dressed DSP (Petal Pink Dotted print) – 2 3/4 x 4 3/4, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp cake in Memento Black two times, color using BLENDS:  Petal Pink and Mint Melody, cut out whole cake in one, then cut out second set of flowers, add to first cake, add to card front using dimesnionals
  • Mint Melody – 5/8 x 2 1/2, stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Chamgpagne 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…

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): Happy Birthday to You (SAB)
Paper: Whisper White, Mint Melody, Best Dressed DSP
Ink: Memento Black, BLENDS:  Petal Pink, Mint Melody
Other: Coastal Weave Embossing Folder, Champagne Rhinestones, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

Encourage

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is Encourage.  I thought of the new SAB stamp set…Power of Hope.

Here’s the details…

  • Pear Pizzazz – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Pear Pizzazz – 3 3/4 x 5, stamp greeting down the side using Pear Pizzazz, add to card front
  • Pretty Peacock – 2 1/2 x 3 1/4, run through the Corrugated Embossing folder, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 2 x 3 1/2, stamp tree in Old Olive and Soft Suede and greeting in Pretty Peacock, add some Braided Burlap Trim behind it, add to card front using dimensionals

And now our latest collection…

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): Power of Hope (SAB)
Paper: Whisper White, Pear Pizzazz, Pretty Peacock
Ink: Pretty Peacock, Old Olive, Soft Suede. Pear Pizzazz
Other: Corrugated Embossing Folder, Braided Burlap Trim, 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’!

 

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’!

 

Last Chance SAB Cards

And it’s Saturday again! WOW…can you believe it…we are coming to the end of SAB!  In honor of that our theme for this week is our last chance to use our SAB STUFF!  This is a card we did at a card class…nice and easy!

Here’s the details…

  • Real Red – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Very Vanilla – 4 x 5, run through the Corrugated Embossing folder (I find it is best to start with it a little wider than my finished size) trim down to 3 3/4 if needed, layer onto Basic Black – 3 7/8 x 5 1/8, add to card front
  • Share What You Love DSP (Crumb Cake print) – 1 3/4 x 3 3/4, add to card front
  • Real Red – 3/4 x 4, wrap piece of black metallic strip ribbon around it, add to card front
  • Very Vanilla – stamp rooster using Memento Black, color using Real Red and Crumb Cake markers, cut out with Circle Framelit and layer onto matching Basic Black Scallop Circle, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Crumb Cake – stamp greeting using Memento Black, punch out using Classic Label punch, 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): Home to Roost
Paper: Very Vanilla, Basic Black, Crumb Cake, Real Red, Share What You Love DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Real Red, Crumb Cake
Other: Corrugated Embossing Folder, Layering Circles Framelits, Classic Label Punch, Black/Metallic 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’!

 

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’!

 

IM55 – Lasting Lily

 

Happy Monday everyone! Hope you are ready to be inspired!  What a cool color combo…

I just HAD to use the Lasting Lily SAB set!

Here’s the details…

  • Berry Burst – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Soft Seafoam – 3 7/8 x 5 1/8, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 3 3/4 x 5 – cut out the doily, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp small and large lilies in Berry Burst, stems and leaves in Garden Green, cut out add to card front
  • Share What You Love dsp  Razzleberry Striped print – 1/4 x 3 1/2
  • Powder Pink – 3/4 x 2 3/4, stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut into banner, add on top of striped print, add to card front using dimensionals

LOVE the new doily builder thinlits!

Looking for some fun treat ideas? Well…do we have a collection for you!

“Hey Love” is a FUN and whimsical stamp set just perfect for Valentines and not just for kids! We LOVE the SIX little treat boxes we’ve come up with for our Hey Love Valentine Treat Box Collection!!! Just TOO “Stinkin’ Sweet”! In this Hey Love Collection, you’ll get the tutorials for SIX great treat boxes all designed by Connie and Mary! Find the details HERE!

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

Set(s): Lasting Lily
Paper: Whisper White, Berry Blast, Soft Seafoam, Powder Pink, Share What You Love DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Berry Burst, Garden Green
Other: Doily Builder Thinlits, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

How Sweet It is

Happy 2019 everyone!  Here’s to a wonderful new year!  This week our Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Blog Hop is featuring sweet Valentines.  I just HAD to use the new Hello Cupcake set – the saying Sprinkled with Love is perfect for the theme!

How Sweet indeed!

Here’s some general details…

  • Flirty Flamingo – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • All My Love DSP (little heart print) – 1 1/4 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 4 1/4 x  4 3/4, cut along the bottom with the stitched scallop from the Be Mine Stitched Framelits then add to card front.
  • Lovely Lipstick – cutout the large scallop heart frame, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp cupcake holder in Flirty Flamingo, icing in Soft Suede and Crumb Cake, cut out, layer and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Flirty Flamingo and Lovely Lipstick – cut of the border of little hearts and use the little hearts on the icing as ‘sprinkles’
  • Crumb Cake – stamp greeting using Early Espresso, cut out using Stitched Oval, all to card front using dimensionals
  • Lovely Lipstick 1/8 Grosgrain Ribbon – tie a small bow and add to card fornt
  • Add Lovely Lipstick (Happiness Blooms) Dots to finish off.

The Occasions mini is now available for everyone – WOO HOO!  Valentines Day will be here before you know it so get ready with our newest collection…

See details HERE!

 

Set(s): Hello Cupcake
Paper: Whisper White, Crumb Cake, Lovely Lipstick, Flirty Flamingo, All My Love DSP
Ink: Flirty Flamingo, Crumb Cake, Soft Suede, Early Espresso
Other: Be Mine Stitched Framelits, Stitched Shapes Framelits, Happiness Blooms Enamel Dots, Lovely Lipstick 1/8″ Grosgrain 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’!