Category Archives: Saturday Blog Hop

Favorite New Stamp Set

And it’s Saturday again! This week our challenge was to pick our favorite new set…hmmm…this was a problem because there are several that I am really liking!  I do have to say that one that caught my eye the first time I went through the catalog and that I couldn’t wait to get and play with was Beautiful Friendship…LOVE IT!

So fun and EASY!

Here’s the details…

  • Daffodil Delight – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Daffodil Delight – 4 x 4 1/4, run through the Beads and Baubles embossing folded, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 3 x 3 3/4, stamp flower in Daffodil Delight, flower centers and greeting in Night of Navy and leaves in Granny Apply Green, layer piece of Night of Navy 2 3/4 x 4, behind panel.
  • Fold piece of Granny Apple Green Texture Weave ribbon, add behind panel and add panel to card front to finish off

Now don’t you just LOVE this set too!

Speaking of LOVE…we LOVE our newest collection…Ride with Me…

Oh my goodness…you are going to LOVE this Collection! This EXPANDED Ride With Me Collection is FULL of ideas using the Ride with Me stamp set and Truck Ride Dies and they are SOOOOO cute! Red trucks are ALL the rage in decorating, so you’ll have fun displaying these for every season! In our Ride with Me Collection, you’ll get EIGHT step-by-step tutorials…THREE unique card ideas, ONE home décor item (with three different looks!) and FOUR different truck favor ideas…one actually expands the size of the truck! They are SOOO much fun, quick & easy…perfect for gifts or craft fairs coming up! See the details HERE!

 

Set(s): Beautiful Friendship
Paper: Whisper White, Daffodil Delight, Night of Navy
Ink: Daffodil Delight, Night of Navy, Granny Apple Green
Other: Beads and Baubles Embossing Folder, Granny Apple Green Texture Weave Ribbon

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Kids Birthday Cards

And it’s Saturday again! This month we are using song titles for our themes and This week our theme is cards for kids!

Please forgive me…I had my post set up but because of traveling did not have all the details set.  Post has now been updated

LOVE this fun new set!

Here’s the details…

  • Pool Party – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 1/4 x 5, add two strips of Real Red dsp 1/2 x 4 1/2 to each side, add to card front front
  • Whisper White – stamp 2 lady bugs, 2 bees and 2 dragon flies using Memento Black color with Blends (Real Red, Daffodil Delight, Pool Party and Granny Apple Green) cut out
  • 1″ circle punch – 2 Real Red, 2 Daffodil Delight, 2 Granny Apple Green
  • 1/2″ circle punch – 2 Basic Black, 2 Mango Melody, 2 Blueberry Bushel
  • Add all the circle to the card front then add the bugs on top of them using dimensionals.
  • Daffodil Delight – stamp greeting using Memento Black, punch out with Classic Label punch, add to card front using dimensionals to finish off

Are you loving the Floral Essence suite?  We have an awesome collection for you!

But first. Who doesn’t love the beautiful watercolor patterns in the Perennial Essence Suite? We’ve taken a few of the colors in the designer paper and created our Floral Essence Collection featuring the Floral Essence Stamp Set and Perennial Flower Punch! Such gorgeous colors! You get FOUR step-by-step tutorials…three card ideas (ONE is a fun special fold) and ONE quick and easy gift idea wrapped in pretty packaging! See the details HERE!

Set(s): Wiggle Worm
Paper: Whisper White, Pool Party, Real Red, Basic Black, Daffodil Delight, Mango Melody, Granny Apple Green, Blueberry Bushel
Ink: Memento Black, BLENDS: Real Red, Daffodil Delight, Pool Party, Granny Apple Green
Other: Wiggly Bugs Dies, 1″ Circle Punch, 1/2″ Circle Punch, Classic Label Punch, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Masculine Cards

Welcome to another Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Blog Hop.  Next up for the month of June is Masculine cards.  I didn’t get any new masculine sets but am so happy that the garage set from the occasions mini made it through!

Just LOVE these gears!

Here’s the details…

  • Crushed Curry – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 3/8 x 4 5/8, stamp smudge in Smoky Slate and Crushed Curry, gears in Basic Grey, layer onto Basic Black – 4 /14 x 3 3/4, add to card front
  • Black Foil – cut out gears, add to card front
  • Crushed Curry – 5/8 x 2 1/2, stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add garage embellishment to finish off

But first. Who doesn’t love the beautiful watercolor patterns in the Perennial Essence Suite? We’ve taken a few of the colors in the designer paper and created our Floral Essence Collection featuring the Floral Essence Stamp Set and Perennial Flower Punch! Such gorgeous colors! You get FOUR step-by-step tutorials…three card ideas (ONE is a fun special fold) and ONE quick and easy gift idea wrapped in pretty packaging! 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): Geared Up Garage
Paper: Whisper White, Basic Back, Crushed Curry, Black Foil
Ink: Memento Black, Basic Grey, Smoky Slate, Crushed Curry
Other: Garage Gears Dies, Classic Garage Metal Elements, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Graduation, Congratulations, Wedding

And it’s Saturday again and time for another Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Blog Hop.  This week our theme is Congratulations!  I thought the Sailing Home set would be perfect…

Here’s the details…

  • Real Red – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, punch out circle and sponge So Saffron, Crushed Curry and Mango Melody ink, stamp birds in Memento Black, color ‘water’ using Balmy Blue Blends, layer onto Night of Navy – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp sailboat two times using Memento Black, color suing Real Red, Balmy Blue and Soft Suede BLENDS, cut out, add to card front one using dimensionals.
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting using Night of Navy and Real Red, cut out using Layering Circles Dies, cut out matching scallop circle in Night of Navy, layer and add to card front using dimensionals

And now another NEW collection….oh…you’re going to LOVE this one!


Our SAILING HOME COLLECTION is now available! What a wonderful nautical set…great for masculine cards or for anyone loving lighthouses and sailboats! With this EXPANDED collection, you’ll get step-by-step tutorials for FOUR regular cards, ONE special fold card, plus ONE great home décor idea! That’s a total of SIX tutorials! See the details HERE!

 

Set(s): Sailing Home
Paper: Whisper White, Night of Navy, Real Red
Ink: Memento Black, So Saffron, Crushed Curry, Mango Melody, BLENDS: Real Red, Balmy Blue, Soft Suede
Other: Layering Circles Dies, Smooth Sailing Dies, 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’!

 

Blue Morning/Blue Day

And it’s Saturday again! This month we are using song titles for our themes and this week it’s Blue Morning/Blue Day!

I’m having so much fun with the new Sailing Home set!

Here’s the details…

  • Balmy Blue – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Balmy Blue – 3 3/4 x 5 – run through the Subtle Embossing folder, add to card front
  • Come Sail Away DSP (Navy Compass print – 1 3/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Come Sail Away DSP (Navy/Light Blue, Sahara Strip) – 1 1/8 x 4 1/2, add to card front
  • Come Sail Away DSP (Nautical Instrument print) – cut out circle, add to card front
  • Soft Suede – cut out rope, add to card front
  • Night of Navy – cut out frame, add to card front
  • Sahara Sand – cut out steering wheel, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting using Soft Suede and Night of Navy, punch out using 1 3/8″ circle punch, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp larges ship using Night of Navy, color using Blends – Night of Navy light, Balmy Blue dark, cut out, add to card fornt
  • Tie piece of Sahara Sand/Navy Twine in anchor embellishment, add to card front to finish off

And now another NEW collection….oh…you’re going to LOVE this one!


Our SAILING HOME COLLECTION is now available! What a wonderful nautical set…great for masculine cards or for anyone loving lighthouses and sailboats! With this EXPANDED collection, you’ll get step-by-step tutorials for FOUR regular cards, ONE special fold card, plus ONE great home décor idea! That’s a total of SIX tutorials! 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): Sailing Home
Paper: Whisper White, Balmy Blue, Night of Navy, Sahara Sand, Come Sail Away DSP
Ink: Night of Navy, Soft Suede, BLENDS: Night of Navy lt, Balmy Blue dk
Other: Smooth Sailing Dies, Sahara Sand/Navy Baker’s Twine, Layering Circle Dies, Sail Away Trinkets, 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’!

 

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

And it’s Saturday again! This month we are using song titles for our themes and this week we have “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” – cards featuring yellows!

I am so loving the new To a Wild Rose set!  That flower just stamps up so beautifully!

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Whisper White – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Tufted Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Daffodil Delight Gingham print – 1 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Daffodil Delight – 2 x 3 1/4, punch top with Delightful Tag Topper and corner round bottoms – add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp flower and leaf outline in Memento Black, flower solid in Daffodil Delight and leaf solid in Granny Apple Green, cut everything out and layer (I did split apart the leaves), add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut out with Stitched circle, layer onto matching Granny Apple Green Scallop Circle, add to card front
  • Add largest Granny Apple Green Glitter Enamel dot to top of tag to finish off

I just LOVE NEW STUFF!  And speaking of new…


BRAND NEW! We are SO excited about this Collection! The It Starts with Art Bundle will be in the new Annual Catalog, available for demos to pre-order NOW and customers on June 4th! As a demo you will DEFINITELY want this Collection of tutorials! We have FOUR projects that are PERFECT for your Open Houses, Catalog Kick Offs AND product classes! There is even a sweet little hostess gift idea! But…customers…you will find these ideas very useful to organize your supplies AND make up gifts for friends and family! It’s a WIN-WIN! See details HERE!

Set(s): To a Wild Rose
Paper: Whisper White, Daffodil Delight, Granny Apple Green, Gingham Prints DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Daffodil Delight, Granny Apple Green
Other: Layering Circles Dies, Stitched Shapes Dies, Delightful Tag Topper Punch, Corner Rounder, Glitter Enamel Dots, Tufted Embossing Folder

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’!

 

Purple Rain

And it’s Saturday again! The second song up for this month is Purple Rain…using our purple colors.  I LOVE purple so this was n easy one for me!

I couldn’t wait to try out the NEW To a Wild Rose set!  LOVE!!!

Here’s the details…

  • Highland Heather – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, stamp greeting using Gorgeous Grape, layer onto Gorgeous Grape 3 3/4 x 5, wrap piece of Gorgeous Grape striped ribbon around panel, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp rose outline in Gorgeous Grape and fill in part with Highland Heather, stamp lined part of leaves in Granny Apple Green and fill in with stamped off Granny Apple Green, cut everything out, layer and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Granny Apple Green Glitter Enamel Dots to finish off.

LOVE this new set! And speaking of new…


BRAND NEW! We are SO excited about this Collection! The It Starts with Art Bundle will be in the new Annual Catalog, available for demos to pre-order NOW and customers on June 4th! As a demo you will DEFINITELY want this Collection of tutorials! We have FOUR projects that are PERFECT for your Open Houses, Catalog Kick Offs AND product classes! There is even a sweet little hostess gift idea! But…customers…you will find these ideas very useful to organize your supplies AND make up gifts for friends and family! It’s a WIN-WIN! See details HERE!

 

Set(s): To a Wild Rose
Paper: Whisper White, Gorgeous Grape, Highland Healther
Ink: Gorgeous Grape, Highland Heather, Granny Apple Green
Other: Gorgeous Grape Striped Ribbon, Glitter Enamel Dots, 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’!