Category Archives: Saturday Blog Hop

Halloween Favor

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to make a Halloween Favor.  I decided to use the cute little Treat Box die to make mine!

Here’s the details…

  • Rich Razzleberry – cut out Treat box, run through cobwebs embossing folder on the back panel, put together folding over the flap in the front
  • Plaid tidings – 1 x 6 wrap around the treat box
  • Black Glitter – 1/2 x 6 wrap around the treat box
  • Mango Melody – stamp greeting using Memento Black then cut out tag, add to treat box using dimensionals
  • Black Glitter AND Pumpkin Pie – cut out the little spider, add black one to the tag and Pumpkin one to the back panel of box
  • Add a piece of the Black Glitter Ribbon to the box and tie around it with the Silver Mesh Ribbon
  • Add a Iridescent Pearl to the Pumpkin Spider to finish off
  • Add some candy and you are ready to go!

And now for our latest collection…

Stampin’ Up!’s new CURVY CELEBRATIONS SUITE is an early release of the QUITE CURVY STAMP SET AND CURVY DIES that will be in the new January-June 2021 Mini Catalog.  We’ve combined it with the coordinating Christmas stamp set, CURVY CHRISTMAS and CLASSIC CHRISTMAS DESIGNER PAPER in this Collection of EIGHT card tutorials!  See more details HERE!

 

Set(s): Little Treats
Paper: Rich Razzleberry, Mango Melody, Pumpkin Pie, Plaid Tidings DSP, Black Glitter
Ink: Memento Black
Other: Little Treat Box Dies, Cobwebs Folder, Silver Mesh Ribbon, Glittered Organdy Ribbon, Iridescent Pearl, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

Cute Halloween

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to make a cute Halloween card and what is cuter than our adorable Have a Hoot set…

Here’s the details…

  • Grey Granite – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Grey Granite – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Cobwebs folder, add to card front
  • Rich Razzleberry – 2 1/2 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Regals DSP (Pumpkin Pie dotted print), 2 1/2 x 3 3/4, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 1 x 4 1/4,  stamp greeting using Rich Razzleberry, add to card dront
  • Basic Black – 1/8 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Basic Black – cut out cobweb, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp owl using Memento Black, color using Blends, cut out add to card front using dimensionals
  • Daffodil Delight – punch out 1 1/2″ circle then punch again to make a moon, sponge using Bumblebee ink, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add an Iridescent Pearl to moon to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

Our first Christmas collection for the season is the beautiful POINSETTIA PETALS SUITE of products in a variety of colors!  Our POINSETTIA PETALS COLLECTION has FOUR cards and two small 3D projects, perfect for the upcoming Christmas holiday, for a total of SIX brand new tutorials!  See more details here!

 

Set(s): Have a Hoot
Paper: Whisper White, Grey Granite, Basic Black, Rich Razzleberry, Daffodil Delight, Regals DSP Paper Print
Ink: Memento Black, Bumblebee, BLENDS:  Rich Razzleberry (B), Grey Granite (B), Daffodil Delight (B), Pumpkin Pie (Dk)
Other: Peek-a-Hoot Dies, 1 1/2″ Circle Punch, Cobwebs Embossing Folder, Iridescent Pearls, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

Autumn Essentials

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is autumn essentials.  Of course the most essential thing in autumn is leaves…

Here’s the details…

  • Terracotta Tile – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Gilded Autumn DSP (leaf print) – 3 1/4 x 4 1/2, add to card front
  • Crumb Cake – 3 1/4 x 3 1/2, stamp greeting using Early Espresso, cut out stitched leaf frame, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Brushed Bronze – cut out leave, add to card front
  • Gilded Autumn DSP – cut out small leaf, add to card front
  • Ornate Garden Ribbon – tie bow in Terracotta ribbon, add to card front to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

For our CELEBRATION TIDINGS COLLECTION we’ve done something other than bag toppers!  Our Collection has FOUR cards, a GIFT CARD holder and a fun SWEET TREAT HOLDER for a total of SIX tutorials!  These tutorials are easy enough for in-person or online classes!  ALL SIX tutorials using the CELEBRATION TIDINGS BUNDLE and Plaid Tidings Designer Paper are BRAND NEW and have step-by-step directions.  SEE MORE DETAILS HERE!

 

Set(s): Gather Together
Paper: Crumb Cake, Terracotta Tile, Gilded Autumn DSP, Brushed Metallic Paper
Ink: Early Espresso
Other: Stitched Leaves Dies, Ornate Garden Ribbon, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

Bountiful Blessings

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is bountiful blessings…

Of course I just HAD to use my Stitched Leaves Dies agin!  Here’s the details…

  • Mint Macaron – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Pretty Peacock – 3 1/2 x 5, use one of the Basic Decorative Masks and add Night of Navy ink  more in the center, less close to the edges
  • Brushed Gold – TWO pieces 1/2 x 4 1/2, add to back of each side of Peacock panel, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 1 1/4 x 3 5/8, stamp greeting using Versamark, gold emboss, add piece of the Mint Macaron Basket Weave ribbon behind panel and add to card front
  • Brushed Gold and Gilded Autumn DSP – cut out large leaf, add to card front
  • Brushed Copper and Brushed Bronze – cut out the small leaf, add to card front
  • Tie piece of the Copper Ribbon into bow, add to card front
  • Add some Gilded Gems to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

For our CELEBRATION TIDINGS COLLECTION we’ve done something other than bag toppers!  Our Collection has FOUR cards, a GIFT CARD holder and a fun SWEET TREAT HOLDER for a total of SIX tutorials!  These tutorials are easy enough for in-person or online classes!  ALL SIX tutorials using the CELEBRATION TIDINGS BUNDLE and Plaid Tidings Designer Paper are BRAND NEW and have step-by-step directions.  SEE MORE DETAILS HERE!

 

Set(s): Gather Together
Paper: Whisper White, Mint Macaron, Pretty Peacock, Gilded Autumn DSP, Brushed Metallic Paper
Ink: Versamark
Other: Stitched Leaves Dies, Basic Decorative Masks, Gilded Gems, Basket Weave/Metallic Ribbon Combo, Gold Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

Welcome Fall

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is welcome fall…

Here’s the details…

  • Terracotta Tile – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, add the stitched border, layer onto Night of Navy – 3 3/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Brushed Copper – 1/4 x 4 7/8, add to card front
  • Night of Navy, Gilded Autumn DSP and Brushed Copper – cut out the leaf and add the stitching, layer and add to card front
  • Terracotta Tile and Foam Sheets – back piece of Terracotta Tile with Foam sheet, cut out FALL, add to card front
  • Night of Navy – stamp greeting using Versamark – white emboss, cut out with Classic Label Punch, add to card fron using dimensionals
  • Add some Gilded Gems to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

From sweet to just a little bit spooky…the HALLOWS NIGHT MAGIC BUNDLE is a great Halloween set.  The labels in the Halloween Magic Dies can be used for more than Halloween…they are a wonderful shape!  We’ve paired this bundle with the coordinating Magic in the Night Suite of products! Our HALLOWS NIGHT MAGIC COLLECTION has TWO card tutorials and TWO home decor/favor tutorials.  See more details HERE!

 

Set(s): Blossoms in Bloom
Paper: Whisper White, Night of Navy, Terracotta Tile, Gilded Autumn DSP, Brushed Metallic Paper
Ink: Versamark
Other: Stitched Leaves Dies, Playful Alphabet Dies, Gilded Gems, Foam Sheets, White Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

Fall Flowers

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is fall flowers…

Here’s the details…

  • Cajun Craze – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Gilded Autumn DSP – 3 1/4 x 4 1/2, add to card front
  • Bronze Brushed Metallic – 3/4 x 5 1/4, add to card front
  • Very Vanilla – 3 x 3 1/2, add to card front
  • Bumblebee – 1 x 3 3/4, stamp greeting using Memento Black, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Very Vanilla – stamp stems and flowers using Memento Black, color using Blends listed below
  • Add stems to label, add flowers to card front using dimensionals
  • Tie bow from Embroidered Ribbon, add to card front to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

Our HAVE A HOOT COLLECTION is combined with Plaid Tidings Designer Paper and has three card tutorials (one a special fold!), plus a special gift packaging idea for Halloween and Christmas that we know you will love and “hoot” about!  See more details HERE!

 

Set(s): Jar of Flowers, Harvest Hello
Paper: Very Vanilla, Cajun Craze, Bumblebee, Gilded Autumn DSP, Brushed Metallic Paper
Ink: Memento Black, BLENDS:  Mango Melody (B), Daffodil Delight (Lt), Shaded Spruce (Dk), Pumpkin Pie (B), Petal Pink (Dk), Mint Macaron (B), Cinnamon Cider (B)
Other: Embroidered Ribbon, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

Hug in a Mug

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is hug in a mug…

Here’s the details…

  • Melon Mambo – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, run through the Tasteful Texture folder, layer onto Night of Navy – 3 3/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Plaid Tidings (Blue/Pink print) – 1 3/4 x 3 1/4, add to card front
  • Plaid Tidings (Pink/Grey print) – 1 x 3 1/2, add to card front
  • Night of Navy – 1/8 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp mug twice using Memento black, stamp again on the matching plaids, color mugs using Melon Mambo and Seaside Spray Blends, cut everything out, layer, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Night of Navy – 5/8 x 2 1/4, stamp greeting using Versamark, white emboss, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some incolor dots to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

Our HAVE A HOOT COLLECTION is combined with Plaid Tidings Designer Paper and has three card tutorials (one a special fold!), plus a special gift packaging idea for Halloween and Christmas that we know you will love and “hoot” about!  See more details HERE!

 

Set(s): Press On
Paper: Whisper White, Melon Mambo, Night of Navy, Plaid Tidings DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Versamark, BLENDS:  Seaside Spray, Melon Mambo
Other: Tasteful Texture Embossing Folder, Incolor Dots, White Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

Thinking of Fall

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to make a card with fall in mind.  I just love fall and all the pretty, warm colors that come with it.  For my card, I used those extra ‘pieces’ that tend to collect (and mulitply) on my desk…

Here’s the details…

  • Pumpkin Pie – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Night of Navy – 1 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 3 1/4 x 4 1/2, run through the Tasteful Texture embossing folder, add piece of Gilded Autumn DSP – 1/2 x 4 behind the panel and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Pumpkin Pie, Terracotta Tile, Night of Navy, Misty Moonlight – leftover pieces from using the Best Plaid dies, add these to card front
  • Brushed Metallic paper (brushed copper) – cut out stitched leaf, add to card front, add Terracotta Ribbon (Ornate Garden pack)
  • Misty Moonlight – 1/4 x 3 3/8 – stamp greeting using Versamark and white emboss, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Gilded Gems to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

We are excited for our next August-December Catalog Collection for the holidays featuring the fabulous LOVE OF LEAVES BUNDLE paired with the Gilded Autumn Specialty Designer Paper and Brushed Metallic Cardstocks!   If you haven’t seen the Stitched Leaves Dies, they are gorgeous stitched inside and out for making very unique and beautiful projects!  Our LOVE OF LEAVES COLLECTION has FOUR card tutorials, plus TWO fun home décor project tutorials perfect for fall!  See the details HERE!

 

Set(s): Love of Leaves
Paper: Whisper White, Pumpkin Pie, Night of Navy, Misty Moonlight, Terracotta Tile, Gilded Autumn DSP, Brushed Metallic Paper
Ink: Versamark
Other: Stitched Leaves Dies, Ornate Garden Ribbon, Tasteful Textures Embossing Folder, Gilded Gems, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

Critter Cards

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to make a card that features critters.  I absolutely ADORE the Way to Goat set.

Here’s the details…

  • Grey Granite – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Flirty Flamingo – 3 3/4 x 5 – cut out the Peek-a-Hoot tag die (it cuts out all three ‘windows’ at the same time), stamp the tin can using Basic Grey
  • Whisper White – stamp each of the goats (note – I reversed the one in the lower left using a silicon sheet)), color using Grey Granite (both), Flirty Flamingo (light) and Seaside Spray (light), cut to fit behind each window and add using dimesnionals
  • Layer onto Whisper White – 4 x 5 1/4, add to card front
  • Grey Granite – 1/2 x 2 3/4 – stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some white All the Trimmings Embellishments to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

Next up from our August-December 2020 Mini Catalog selections is the fun Press On Stamp Set!  Who doesn’t love coffee, tea or cocoa?  Our PRESS ON COLLECTION has three cards (one a really FUN interactive card) and a 3D project sure to jazz up your drink bar, tiered tray or to give away as a gift for a coffee/tea/cocoa addict friend!    See more details HERE!

Set(s): Way to Goat
Paper: Whisper White, Grey Granite, Flirty Flamingo
Ink: Memento Black, Basic Grey; BLENDS:  Grey Granite (Both), Flirty Flamingo (Light), Seaside Spray (Light)
Other: Peek-a-Hoot Dies, All the Trimmings Embellishments

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

Back to School

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to make a card for Back to School – and wouldn’t you know it…I start back on Monday!

Here’s the details…

  • Crumb Cake – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Crumb Cake – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Old World Paper Embossing Folder, layer onto Real Red – 3 7/8 x 5 1/8
  • Gilded Autumn DSP – brown chevron print – cut out scalloped stitched rectangle from Stitched So Sweetly dies, cut off so that it is 3 1/2″, add to card front
  • Tie a piece of Forever Greenery Ribbon, add panel to card front
  • Real Red – stamp apple two times using Memento Black
  • Granny Apple Green – stamp 2 leaves using Memento Black
  • So Suede – stamp 2 stems using Memento Black
  • Punch everything out, layer, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Granny Apple Green – stamp greeting using Memento Black, punch out using Classic Label Punch, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Red Rhinestones to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

Next up from our August-December 2020 Mini Catalog selections is the fun Press On Stamp Set!  Who doesn’t love coffee, tea or cocoa?  Our PRESS ON COLLECTION has three cards (one a really FUN interactive card) and a 3D project sure to jazz up your drink bar, tiered tray or to give away as a gift for a coffee/tea/cocoa addict friend!    See more details HERE!

Set(s): Harvest Hellos
Paper: Crumb Cake, Real Red, Granny Apple Green, Soft Suede
Ink: Memento Black
Other: Apple Punch, Classic Label Punch, Old World Paper Embossing Folder, Forever Greenery Ribbon, Red Rhinestones, Dimensionals

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

 

 

 

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!