Category Archives: Saturday Blog Hop

Featuring Animals

Happy Saturday!  WOO HOO…it’s time for another Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Blog Hop!  This week our theme is featuring animals!

Well this was a no brainer for me for two reasons…first…I LOVE the SAB panda set and two…since I made my Thursday challenge card with it, I just used my leftovers!  Needed to keep things pretty easy…still not recovered from the pneumonia but doing a bit better!

Don’t you want to invite these little guys to your party?

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded. stamp greeting using Berry Burst
  • Add all the leftovers sitting on top of your desk!  Okay…maybe a few more details…
  • Picture Perfect Party – 3 prints cut each 1 1/2 by 3.  Take one panel and add pieces of the Berry Burst Silver Trim Ribbon and 1/8″ Silver Taffeta Ribbon – staple in place; add panels to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp pandas using Memento Black, cut out, cut balloon string off panda and reposition to make shorter, color hat using Peek-a-boo Peach, Berry Burst, Bermuda Bay; color balloon using Peek-a-boo Peach; add pandas using dimensions
  • Add one of those little teeny tiny glitter epoxy dots on balloon to finish off

It’s time to get our newest Connie and Mary Collection – A Good Day!

Get all the details here!

Set(s): Party Pandas
Paper: Whisper White, Picture Perfect Party dsp
Ink: Memento Black, Berry Burst, Peek-a-boo Peach, Bermuda Bay
Other: Berry Burst Silver Trim Ribbon, 1/8″ Taffeta Ribbon, Epoxy thingies, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Celebrating Birthdays

It’s time again…time for another Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Blog Hop!  These are also so much fun!  This time out theme is Celebrating Birthdays!  I have been having fun playing with my Bubble Over set and thought it would be fun to use for a birthday card.

Here’s the details…

  • Pumpkin Pie – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Pumpkin Pie – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Simple Stripes Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 3 x 4 1/2, stamp bubbles in Real Red, Pumpkin Pie and Pacific Point
  • Basic Black – cut two piece 2 3/4 x 3/4, add to sides of Whisper White panel and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut out using Stitched Oval
  • Dapper Denim striped ribbon, ruffle two pieces, add behind oval and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some silver Star Metallic Enamel Shapes to finish off

It’s time to get our newest Connie and Mary Collection – A Good Day!

 

Get all the details here!

Set(s): Bubble Over, Picture Perfect Birthday
Paper: Whisper White, Basic Black, Pumpkin Pie
Ink: Memento Black, Real Red, Pumpkin Pie, Pacific Point
Other: Stitched Shapes Framelits, Simple Stripes Embossing Folder, Dapper Denim Striped Ribbon, Metallic Enamel Shapes, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Celebrating Love

This time of Stampin’ Up! year, I always start looking back at sets I bought from the annual catalog and use some that have only seen a little love.  When looking at a set I could use for our Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Blog Hop theme of Celebrating Love, I decided my Watts of Occasions set would be PERFECT!

What a fun little card!  Here’s the details…

  • Powder Pink – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Painted with Love print – 3 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Gold Glimmer – 1/4 x 5 1/2, cut two, add to card front
  • Doily – add to card front
  • Powder Pink – stamp light bulb two times using Versamark, gold emboss, cut out, add one to card front
  • Calypso Coral – 7/8 x 3, stamp greeting using Versamark, gold emboss, punch out using Everyday Label Punch, add to card front using dimensionals, add second light bulb using dimensionals
  • Rich Razzleberry, Melon Mambo – stamp heart part of light bulb on each using Versamark, gold emboss, cut out and add to each light bulb.
  • Add Gold Metallic Enamel Heart to label to finish off

See…pretty cool!  Did you know there’s still time to get our newest Connie and Mary Collection?  Sure is!

Get all the details here!

Set(s): Watts of Occasions
Paper: Powder Pink, Melon Mambo, Rich Razzleberry, Painted with Love dsp, Gold Glimmer
Ink: Versamark
Other: Decorative White Doilies, Gold Embossing Powder, Everyday Label Punch, Metallic Enamel Shapes, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Red, White and Pink

Happy first Saturday of February!  I like February…you know why?  One month of winter down!  LOL!!!  This week our theme is red, pink and white.  I actually tried a couple different things for this but then decided I always do best when I do CAS!

It’s amazing what you can do without any stamping!  Here’s the details…

  • Pink Pirouette – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Pink Pirouette – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, run through the Scattered Sequin embossing folder, layer onto Whisper White 3 3/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out heart, add to card front
  • Flirty Flamingo – cut out celebrate – add using dimensionals
  • Real Red – cut out you – add using dimensionals
  • Add some Silver Metallic Enamel dots to finish off

Did you know we just released out newest Connie and Mary Collection?  We did!

Get all the details here!

Set(s): none
Paper: Whisper White, Pink Pirouette, Flirty Flamingo, Real Red
Ink: none
Other: Scattered Sequin Embossing Folder, Celebrate You Thinlets (SAB), Layering Hearts Framelits, Metallic Enamel Shapes, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Favorite New Framelits

It’s Saturday again and you know what that means…time for another Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Blog Hop!  Are you lovin’ the new stuff?  We always LOVE the new stuff and this time it’s our favorite new framelit or thinlet.  Well…that was a NO BRAINER for me…it’s the Celebrate You Thinlets in SAB!

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 7/8 x 5 1/2, stamp Let’s and the sun burst in Pool Party, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Sweet Sugarplum – 1/8 x 4 1/4, add to card fron
  • Silver Glimmer – cut out three snowflakes from the Seasonal Layers thinlets, add to card front
  • Rich Razzleberry – cut out /celebrate and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Rich Razzleberry enamel stars to finish off!

This sure is again a very simple card but really shows off the thinlets!  And speaking of showing off…

If you are looking for some great ideas for the Picture Perfect Birthday bundle in the occasions mini, you can still order the tutorial that is the First of the Connie and Mary Collections!  Once you order, you automatically receive the tutorial.  This collection has 3 cards – one is a fun fold, and a cool little Valentine treat holder!  All the information about the collection and to order is found here.

Set(s): Amazing You (SAB)
Paper: Whisper White, Sweet Sugarplum, Rich Razzleberry, Silver Glimmer
Ink: Pool Party
Other: Celebrate You Thinlets (SAB), Seasonal Layers Thinlets, Brights Enamel Shapes, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Valentines

Happy Saturday everyone!  It’s time again for this talented group of ladies to ‘show you what they got’ with VALENTINES!  Looking forward to seeing what everyone does!

Here’s the details…

  • Powder Pink – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 5/8 x 4 1/4, stamp heart using Versamark and gold emboss
  • Rich Razzleberry – 1/2 x 4 1/4, add behind of top of panel
  • Rich Razzleberry – punch using ribbon border punch, add behind bottom of panel, add panel to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp hear using Melon Mambo, cut out and add using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp banner using Rich Razzleberry, cut our and add to card front using dimensionals

This sure is a simple card but really shows off this set!  And speaking of showing off…

If you are looking for some great ideas for the Picture Perfect Birthday bundle in the occasions mini, you can still order the tutorial that is the First of the Connie and Mary Collections!  Once you order, you automatically receive the tutorial.  This collection has 3 cards – one is a fun fold, and a cool little Valentine treat holder!  All the information about the collection and to order is found here.

Set(s): Sure Do Loe You
Paper: Powder Pink, Rich Razzleberry
Ink: Melon Mambo, Rich Razzleberry, Versamark
Other: Lots to Love Box Framelit, Decorative Ribbon Border Punch, Gold Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Favorite New DSP

Happy Saturday!  I LOVE the weekend just because I only have to spend half of every day grading (LOL!!!) but we have our fun Create wit Connie and Mary Saturday Blog Hop!  I always look forward to see what the others have done with the theme and our this time is our favorite Occasions Mini dsp and for me I knew EXACTLY what I would use…Painted with Love dsp!

Don’t you just LOVE that dsp?  I know I do.  Those gold foil accents are just PERFECT!  Here’s the details…

  • Powder Pink – 5 1/2 x 81/2 folded
  • Powder Pink – 4 x 5 1/4, stamper greeting using Versamark and gold emboss, run through the Scattered Sequin Embossing  Folder, add to card front
  • Painted with Love dsp (Striped print – 1 1/4 x 5 1/4
  • Melon Mambo – punch out a Decorative Ribbon Border, add behind the dsp and add to card front
  • Stamp butterfly on piece of the dsp using Versamark, gold emboss, cut out, loop piece of Gold Mini Tinsel and add to card front to finish off.

If you are looking for some great ideas for the Sure Do Love You bundle in the occasions mini, you can still order the tutorial that is the First of the Connie and Mary Collections!  Once you order, you automatically receive the tutorial.  This collection has 3 cards – one is a fun fold, and a cool little Valentine treat holder!  All the information about the collection and to order is found here.

Set(s): Beautiful Day
Paper: Powder Pink, Melon Mambo, Painted with Love dsp
Ink: Versamark
Other: Scattered Sequin Embossing Folder, Gold Mini Tinsel, Decorative Ribbon Border Punch, Gold Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Click Previous to go back to Create with Connie and Mary Site to learn more about the sale and forward to the Libby!

 

 

 

 

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!