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Winter Birthday

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And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to make a winter birthday card.  Well with the July-December mini retired, I was a bit at a loss on this one but I think with shimmer paper and stars it sort of works…

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Here’s the details…

  • Pacific Point – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Pacific Point – 3 3/4 x 5, layer onto Basic White – 3 7/8 x 5 1/8, add to card front
  • Silver Foil – cut out 2 small solid stitched start and 1 just a little bigger stitched star, add to card front
  • Supple Shimmer  – cut out a variety of detailed Stitched Stars, add to card front
  • Basic White – 1 1/2 x 3 1/2, stamp birthday in Pacific Point and happy in Versamark and silver emboss, cut into banner, ad to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Iridescent Rhinestones to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

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We are calling for SPRING in our next Collection from the January-June Mini Catalog using the DAFFODIL DAYDREAM STAMP SET and DAFFODIL DIES!  These spring flower images are perfect for coloring or use the dies to build flowers in a variety of colors!  We’ve combined this Daffodil Daydream Bundle with the FREE Sale-A-Bration Daffodil Afternoon Designer Paper for a coordinated look.  Our DAFFODIL DAYDREAM COLLECTION has THREE step-by-step card tutorials (one a special fold!) and a useful 3D project, perfect for your desk!    See more details here!

Set(s): Biggest Wish
Paper: Basic White, Pacific Point, Supple Shimmer, Silver Foil
Ink: Pacific Point, Versamark
Other: Stitched Stars, Iridescent Rhinestones, Silver Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

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Celebrating Sale-a-bration

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And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is feature item(s) from Sale-a-bration OTHER than stamps.  DSP…here I come!  The Sunshine & Rainbows DSP makes for a fun card…

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Here’s the details…

  • So Saffron – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Sunshine & Rainbows DSP (sunshine print) – 3 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Sunshine & Rainbows DSP (green print) – 1 1/2 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • From the cloud print cut out 3 clouds and from the rainbow print cut out a rainbow, layer everything add to card front using dimensionals
  • Basic White – 1 x 2 1/2 – stamp greeting in Magenta Madness, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Iridescent Rhinestones to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

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Our next Collection in the January-June Mini Catalog is the darling SWEET CONVERSATIONS STAMP SET and SWEET HEARTS DIES!  These cute heart graphics can be used for more than Valentine’s Day, think birthdays, anniversaries, weddings…or anytime you want to share a little heart love!  We’ve combined this Sweet Conversations Bundle with the Sweet Talk Designer Paper which also has stripes and non-Valentine prints!  Our SWEET CONVERSATIONS COLLECTION has THREE step-by-step card tutorials (one a special fold!) and a cute 3D project to fill with treats!  See more details here!

Set(s): Sunny Sentiments
Paper: Basic White, So Saffron, Sunshine & Rainbows DSP (SAB)
Ink: Magenta Madness
Other: Iridescent Rhinestones, Dimensionals

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Loving Sale-a-bration

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And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to use our favorite Sale-a-bration stamp set.  DANG…there are cute ones in there but these little guys are ADORABLE…

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Here’s the details…

  • Balmy Blue – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Abstract Beauty DSP – Midnight/Gold print – 2 1/4 x 4 1/2, I used the Tailored Punch to make into tag, add to card front
  • Abstract Beauty DSP – Pink striped print – 2 1/4 x 3 1/2, make into tag, add to card front
  • Abstract Beauty DSP – gold/white striped print – 1/2 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Basic White – 2 1/4 x 3 1/4, make into tag, stamp images in Memento Black, color with Blends, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Gilded Gems to finish off
  • You can’t see it on the card but I used some Shimmery Crystal Effects to highlight the splashes on the card

And now for our latest collection…

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Our next Collection in the January-June Mini Catalog is the darling SWEET CONVERSATIONS STAMP SET and SWEET HEARTS DIES!  These cute heart graphics can be used for more than Valentine’s Day, think birthdays, anniversaries, weddings…or anytime you want to share a little heart love!  We’ve combined this Sweet Conversations Bundle with the Sweet Talk Designer Paper which also has stripes and non-Valentine prints!  Our SWEET CONVERSATIONS COLLECTION has THREE step-by-step card tutorials (one a special fold!) and a cute 3D project to fill with treats!  See more details here!

Set(s): Awesome Otters
Paper: Basic White, Balmy Blue, Abstract Beauty DSP
Ink: Memento Black, BLENDS:  Crumb Cake, Balmy Blue, Marvelous Magenta, Just Jade, Misty Moonlight
Other: Tailored Punch, Gilded Gems, Shimmery Crystal Effects, Dimensionals

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New Beginnings

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And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to use new things from the January – June mini!  So many cute this but I have to say I LOVE the robots!

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Here’s the details…

  • Real Red – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 3/4 x 5, stamp double hearts in Blushing Bride, add to card front
  • Sweet Talk DSP – purple stripe print – 2 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Sweet Talk DSP – red/purple heart print – 2 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Supple Shimmer Paper – punch out heart, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Real Red – stamp greeting in Versamark, white emboss, punch out with heart punch add to card front using dimensionals
  • Supple Shimmer Paper – 1/4 x 4 1/4, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Basic White – stamp robot in Memento Black, color using Highland Heather, Real Red and Flirty Flamingo Blends, cut out add to card front

And now for our latest collection…

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We are excited to kick off a new Sale-A-Bration Special Collection with the beautiful Friendly Hello Stamp Set and Friendly Hello Designer Paper Bundle!  This is a FREE Level 2 option when you purchase $100 or more in Stampin’ Up! products and we KNOW it will be popular with us AND our customers!  The Designer Paper has gorgeous colors and patterns to get you ready to bring on Spring and you can stamp directly on them to get even more variety!  Our Friendly Hello Collection has SIX step-by-step card tutorials that you won’t want to miss!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Nuts & Bolts
Paper: Basic White, Real Red, Sweet Talk DSP, Supple Shimmer Paper
Ink: Memento Black, Blushing Bride, BLENDS:  Highland Heather (Both), Real Red (Both), Flirty Flamingo (Dark)
Other: Heart Punch Pack, Dimensionals

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Winter Wonderland

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And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to cards using snow, snowmen…you now things that remind you of COLD!!!!  Cold but happy in my case…

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 1/4 x 5 1/4, run through the Wintry 3D embossing folder, add to card front
  • Marvelous Magenta, Bermuda Bay, Gorgeous Grape – cut out the solid snowflake
  • Basic White – cut out three detailed snowflakes, layer onto colored bases.  Add Magenta and Bermuda on card, add Grape on card using dimensionals
  • Marvelous Magenta – 1/2 x 2 3/4, stamp greeting using Versamark, white emboss, cut into slant on both ends, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some of the NEW Iridescent Rhinestones to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

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We created this year’s BRAND NEW 2021 GIFTS OF GOOD TASTE COLLECTION with SIX new packaging ideas along with more of our favorite holiday cookie and candy recipes! Yes, we include the recipes! We know you will love to give these special hand-made gifts to co-workers, neighbors, your mail person and package delivery drivers! These little treats are perfect! We’ve used a variety of Stampin’ Up! July-December 2021 Mini Catalog stamp sets, punches and dies for our decorating ideas, but you could mix the packaging up with the stamps and dies you already own…the recipe and package design is what is most important! See more details HERE!

Set(s): Frosted Gingerbread
Paper: Basic White, Marvelous Magenta, Bermuda Bay, Gorgeous Grape
Ink: Versamark
Other: Gingerbread Dies, Wintry 3D Embossing Folder, Iridescent Rhinestones, White Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

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We Wish You a Merry Christmas

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And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to use non-traditional Christmas colors…a personal favorite!

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Here’s the details…

  • Pool Party – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Pool Party – 4 x 5 1/4, add the stitched snowflake border, add to card front
  • Whimsy & Wonder DSP – 1/2 x 5, add to card front
  • Add Wonderful Snowflake to card front
  • Bermuda Bay – cut out larger detailed snowflake, add to card front
  • Polished Pink – cut out smaller detailed snowflake, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp greeting in Polished Pink, cut out around words, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Subtle Shimmer Sequins to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

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We created this year’s BRAND NEW 2021 GIFTS OF GOOD TASTE COLLECTION with SIX new packaging ideas along with more of our favorite holiday cookie and candy recipes! Yes, we include the recipes! We know you will love to give these special hand-made gifts to co-workers, neighbors, your mail person and package delivery drivers! These little treats are perfect! We’ve used a variety of Stampin’ Up! July-December 2021 Mini Catalog stamp sets, punches and dies for our decorating ideas, but you could mix the packaging up with the stamps and dies you already own…the recipe and package design is what is most important! See more details HERE!

Set(s): Banner Year
Paper: Basic White, Pool Party, Bermuda Bay, Polished Pink, Whimsy & Wonder DSP
Ink: Polished Pink
Other: Stitched Snowflakes Dies, Wonderful Snowflake, Subtle Shimmer Sequins, Dimensionals

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Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree

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And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to use trees on our card…LOVE IT!

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Here’s the details…

  • Mint Macaron – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 x 5 1/4, run through Wintry 3D embossing folder, add to card front
  • Whimsy & Wonder DSP – 1 1/2 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Whimsy & Wonder DSP – 2 1/2 x 4 3/4, add to card front
  • Just Jade. Blushing Bride, Pearlescent Special Paper – cut out tree from each, layer, add to card front
  • Just Jade – 3/8 x 3, stamp greeting in Versamark, white emboss, cut into slants on both ends, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Subtle Shimmer Sequins – add some Silver Sequins to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

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Our popular TECHNIQUES Collection is back with our SIX new techniques for cards! We are featuring the upcoming BLESSINGS OF HOME STAMP SET and FLOWERS OF HOME DIES (available for demos to preorder now and customers on January 3) along with the techniques. These flower images are so pretty to color or leave monochromatic for a vintage look! We’ve also paired them with the HEART & HOME DESIGNER PAPER on our SIX technique card tutorials. See more details here!

Set(s): Banner Year
Paper: Basic White, Mint Macaron, Blushing Bride, Whimsy & Wonder DSP, Pearlescent Specialty Paper
Ink: Versamark
Other: Christmas Tree Dies, Subtle Shimmer Sequins, Wintry 3D Embossing Folder, White Embossing Powder

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Deck the Halls

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And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to use Christmas Greenery on our cards.  Hmmm…does that mean it has to be green…LOL?  I did go with green just not traditional Christmas green…

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I do LOVE the colors of the Whimsy & Wonder DSP so that was my inspiration!  Here’s the details…

  • Blushing Bride – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Blushing Bride – 2 1/2 x 5 1/2, run through the pine bought Wintery 3D Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Whimsy & Wonder DSP (holly print) – 2 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Silver Foil – light piece – 1/4 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Basic White – cut out largest Seasonal Label dies, stamp greeting in Versamark and silver emboss, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Basic White – stamp holly leaves two times in Mint Macaron and berries two times in Blushing Bride, cut out, layer, add some Silver Cord behind and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Basic Rhinestones to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

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Don’t you LOVE a great tree set? We do! In this bundle, use the trees singly or build an entire forest! They aren’t just for Christmas cards, this bundle can be used year-around to build a woodsy scene. For our Collection, we’ve paired Stampin’ Up!’s WHIMSICAL TREES STAMP SET and CHRISTMAS TREE DIES with the WHIMSY & WONDER DESIGNER PAPER to create three cards (one a special fold card) and a fabulous 3D project you can’t wait to use…just in time for the holidays! See more details HERE!

Set(s): Christmas Season, Christmas to Remember
Paper: Basic White, Blushing Bride, Whimsy & Wonder DSP, Silver Foil
Ink: Mint Macaron, Blushing Bride, Versamark
Other: Seasonal Label Dies, Wintry 3D Embossing Folder, Simply Elegant Silver Cord, Basic Rhinestones, Dimensionals

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Thanksgiving/Gratitude

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And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is Thanksgiving/Gratitude.

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Here’s the details…

  • Pale Papaya – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Basic White – 3 1/2 x 3 3/4, add to card front
  • You’re a Peach DSP (blue/white dot) – 3 x 4, add to card front
  • You’re a Peach DSP (orange/white stripe) – 3/4 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Balmy Blue, Pale Papaya – cut out intricate leaf die, add to card front
  • Cajun Craze – cut out detailed pumpkin, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Pale Papaya – 1/2 x 2 3/4, stamp greeting in Memento Black, cut into banner on one end, add to card front
  • Add Gilded Gem to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

Are you starting to get ready for the holidays? We are! And we love to get our Christmas cards done early! For this Collection, we’ve paired Stampin’ Up!’s ENCIRCLED IN WARMTH STAMP SET with the ENCIRCLED IN BEAUTY DIES to create a gorgeous set of EIGHT holiday card tutorials! The Red & Green Foil Sheets add shimmer and shine to the muted Peaceful Place Designer Paper and enhance the doily dies and festive greetings. Grab this Collection of EIGHT card tutorials today! See more details HERE!

Set(s): Banner Year
Paper: Basic White, Pale Papaya, Balmy Blue, Cajun Craze, You’re a Peach DSP
Ink: Memento Black
Other: Intricate Leaves Dies, Detailed Pumpkin Dies, Gilded Gems, Dimensionals

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Fall Leaves

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And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is fall leaves…oh my…does it get any better than that!

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Basic White – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Stitched Greenery die, add to card front
  • Basic Black – 1/4 x 4 3/4, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Pool Party, Pale Papaya, Cajun Craze – cut out detail leaf, trim off stems, add to card front
  • Brushed Metallic Paper – cut out long label from Eden Dies, add to card front
  • Basic White – 1/2 x 2 3/8, stamp greeting in Memento Black, cut into banner on both ends, add to card front
  • Add some Matte Black does to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

Are you starting to get ready for the holidays? We are! And we love to get our Christmas cards done early! For this Collection, we’ve paired Stampin’ Up!’s ENCIRCLED IN WARMTH STAMP SET with the ENCIRCLED IN BEAUTY DIES to create a gorgeous set of EIGHT holiday card tutorials! The Red & Green Foil Sheets add shimmer and shine to the muted Peaceful Place Designer Paper and enhance the doily dies and festive greetings. Grab this Collection of EIGHT card tutorials today! See more details HERE!

Set(s): Banner Year
Paper: Basic White, Basic Black, Cajun Craze, Pale Papaya, Pool Party, Rose/Gold Metallic Paper
Ink: Memento Black
Other: Intricate Leaves Dies, Stitched Greenery Die, Eden Dies, Matte Black Dots, Dimensionals

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