Category Archives: Saturday Blog Hop

Let it Shine

And it’s Saturday again! We are still having so much fun with the new Holiday Mini! This week we are featuring Christmas cards made with metallic papers, embossing powder or anything that Let’s it Shine!

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 4 x 5 1/4, run through Stylish Scroll, add to card front
  • Feels Like Frost DSP – 2 x 4 3/4, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out two large bells
  • Silver Foil – cut out two large detail bells, layer, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Cherry Cobbler – 1/4 x 3 1/2, cut on slant, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – 3/4 x 2 3/4, stamp greeting using Versamark, silver emboss, cut into banner, add to card fornt using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp bow using Versamark, silver emboss, cut out, color using Cherry Cobbler Blends, add to top of bells

Here’s a shot that shows how shiny it is!

LOVE how this turned out!

And now our latest collection…

Our SIX WEEKS OF CHRISTMAS Collection continues with Week 4’s gorgeous So Many Stars Bundle! We loved all the Stitched Star sizes and greetings that is in this bundle! We’ve combined it with the beautiful Feels Like Frost Designer Paper for a soft and shimmery look! This tutorial Collection has three cards (one a special fun fold) and a home décor 3D project to make for craft fairs or friends and family!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Bells are Ringing
Paper: Whisper White, Cherry Cobbler, Feels Like Frost
Ink: Versmark, BLENDS: Cherry Cobbler
Other: Detailed Bells Dies, Stylish Scroll Embossing Folder, Silver Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Favorite Christmas DSP

And it’s Saturday again! We are still having so much fun with the new Holiday Mini!  This week we are featuring our favorite Christmas DSP oh my…how does one pick!  I decided to go with the absolutely wonderful Christmastime DSP!

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Stylish Scroll Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Christmastime DSP – red/gold print – 1 1/2, 3 1/2, add to card front
  • Christmastime DSP – green print – 2 x 2 1/4, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting using Cherry Cobbler, punch out with 2″ Circle Punch, add to card front
  • Gold Glimmer – 1/4 x 4, cut into banner on both ends, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp holly using Memento Black, color using Mossy Meadow and Cherry Cobber Blends, cut out, add to card front
  • Add a couple of the Gold Glimmer Enamel Dots to finish off

LOVE how this turned out!  There’s not a lot of DSP on there but it is just enough to really make this a wonderful card!

And now our latest collection…

And it’s the third week of our 6 weeks of Christmas and this week we have…

Next up is the REVERSIBLE stamp set, Cup of Christmas! What a FUN concept and who wouldn’t love some hot cocoa, coffee or tea in those CUTE mugs? We’ve matched the Cup of Christmas Stamp Set and Cup of Cheer Dies with the Night Before Christmas Designer Paper. This tutorial Collection has three cards (one a special fun fold holding a gift card) and a super fun 3D project to make for craft fairs or friends and family! See the details HERE!

 

Set(s): Christmas Gleaming
Paper: Whisper White, Christmastime DSP, Gold Glimmer
Ink: Memento Black, Cherry Cobbler, BLENDS:  Mossy Meadow, Cherry Cobbler
Other: Stylish Scroll Embossing Folder, Gold Glimmer Enamel Dots, 2″ Circle Punch

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Halloween Favor

And it’s Saturday again and ALMOST Halloween!  This week our theme is to make a Halloween treat or favor.  I decided to have a little fun with the Harvest Hello set…

Here’s the details…

  • Pumpkin Pie – stamp two of the pumpkin images using Memento Black, add face to one of the two, punch out
  • Crumb Cake – stamp stem in Memento Black cut or punch out
  • Old Olive – stamp 2 of the pumpkin leaves in Memento Black, cut out
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting using Memento Black, punch out using Classic Label punch

Next…

  • Pumpkin Pie – cut piece 1  1/2 x 5, score 3/8 in on each side and notch…it should look like this

  • Now add glue to the notch and add first to one pumpkin and then add the other on top.  Here is is add to the first one…

  • Once both sides are done ad a strip of Old Olive 3/8 x 5 1/2 as a handle and finish decorating the front!

CUTE!

And now our latest collection…

Our next Collection of tutorials is the so, so FUN #ELFIE Stamp Set!  Who can resist those darling elves? They are perfect for cards, tags, favors and a whole host of other projects! We’ve used the #ELFIE stamp set with Let it Snow Designer Paper for our tutorial Collection of three cards (one a special fun fold) and a super fun small 3D project!  Find all the details HERE!

See more details HERE!

Set(s): Harvest Hello
Paper: Whisper White, Pumpkin Pie, Old Olive, Crumb Cake
Ink: Memento Black
Other: Apple Builder Punch, Classic Label Punch

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Spooky Halloween

And it’s Saturday again! We are continuing with our Halloween fun with this week’s theme of spooky Halloween card!

Here’s the details…

  • Basic Black – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Monster Bash DSP (spiderweb print) – 3 3/4 x 5, layer onto Real Red 3 7/8 x 5 1/8, add to card front
  • Red Glimmer – 1/2x 4 3/4, add to card front
  • Real Red and Black Foil – cut out Wicked, layer, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp spiders using Versamark, black emboss, cut out and add to card front
  • Add some Red Rhinestones to finish off

Not sure how “spooky” this is but I like it!

And now our latest collection…it’s the first week of our 6 weeks of Christmas!

Our next Collection of tutorials features the GORGEOUS Christmas Gleaming Bundle! The Brightly Gleaming Suite of products are striking with their copper accents and the Hammered Metal Embossing Folder goes with everything! We’ve used the Christmas Gleaming Stamp Set and Gleaming Ornaments Punch Pack for our tutorial Collection of three cards (one a special fun fold) and a extremely useful 3D project that would be fun as it’s own class!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Wonderfully Wicked
Paper: Whisper White, Basic Black, Real Red, Monster Bash DSP, Black Foil, Red Glimmer
Ink: Versamark
Other: Red Rhinestones, Black Embossing Powder, Wicked Dies, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Cute Halloween

And it’s Saturday again and time for another Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Blog Hop!  This week we are starting a Halloween celebration by featuring CUTE Halloween cards!

Now I think these little mummies are ADORABLE so decided they would be perfect for the ‘cute’ category!

Here’s the details…

  • Crumb Cake – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Crumb Cake – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Bricks and Mortar Embossing folder, sponge Crumb Cake over it, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp three of the little mummy dudes, color with Smoky Slate, Crushed Curry, Pumpkin Pie, Terracotta Tile, cut out
  • Monster Bash DSP – book print, cut out a section of 5 books, layer mummies behind it, add to card front
  • Basic Black – 1/4 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Pumpkin Pie – stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut out using matching Ornate Frame die, add to card front using dimensionals

Just SOOOO cute!

And now our latest collection…

Stampin’ Up! has released a special “Christmastime is Here” Product Suite! It is available for demos to order in October, and customers can begin ordering on November 1st! So, we have put together a BRAND NEW Collection using the Christmas Roses Stamp set and Roses Dies featuring tutorials for FOUR cards and TWO 3D projects that you will LOVE creating in your classes, or for friends and family! The gold metallic tones in the designer paper and Glitter Enamel Dots are beautiful! Get ready for the holidays early! See more details HERE!

AND…with the WONDERFUL Everything is Rosy bundle on sale we have a special collection for you…

BONUS! We have put together a BRAND NEW Collection using the EVERYTHING IS ROSY PRODUCT MEDLEY (on sale in the Clearance Rack while supplies last!) featuring tutorials for four cards and two 3D favors…suitable for gift giving or upcoming craft shows! The Rose Gold metallic accents in this product suite really SHINE! With all the PINK, this would be a great class for Breast Cancer Awareness this month! AND…we’ve priced our brand new…NEVER RELEASED BEFOREEverything is Rosy Collection…at a price of only $12 for another GREAT bargain! See the details HERE!

Set(s): Spooktacular Bash
Paper: Whisper White, Basic Black, Crumb Cake, Pumpkin Pie, Monster Bash DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Crumb Cake, Smoky Slate, Crushed Curry, Pumpkin Pie, Terracotta Tile
Other: Ornate Frames Dies, Brick and Mortar Embossing Folder, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

World Card Making Day

And it’s Saturday again! Happy October everyone and happy World Card Making Day!  I decided to use the Nature’s Beauty set to my World Card Making Day card and SOMETHING NEW from the upcoming Christmastime is Here collection…

Don’t you just LOVE those little bunnies?  I know I do…SWEET!!!

Here’s the details…

  • Seaside Spray – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Seaside Spray – 3 1/2 x 5 1/2, add piece of the navy/gold plaid from Wrapped in Plaid – 1/2 x 5 1/2, behind panel, stamp greeting in Night of Navy and dots in Seaside Spray, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Gold Foil – 3/8 x 4, cut slant on one end, add to card front
  • Navy Plaid – cut out 3″ Classic Label (have to make two cuts) add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp bunny 3 times using Memento Black, color one in Crumb Cake Blends, one in Grey Granite Blends and one in Smoky Slate Blends, snow in light Pool Party, cut out, layer, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some of the new Gold Glitter Enamel Dots to finish off

LOVE how this turned out!

And now our latest collection…

So how CUTE is the SNOWMAN SEASON Stamp Set and SNOWMAN BUILDER Punch? We thought the Let is Snow Suite of products was so fabulous that it had to be our FIRST Christmas Collection of the season! This is an EXPANDED Collection of SEVEN different tutorials, as we have created THREE cards (one is a moving card) and FOUR 3D projects! One of the projects finishes the Let it Snow Embellishment Box, plus has a tutorial for another hand-made gift to fit inside! Another project has BONUS directions for three different looks! These are SOOO fun and we are SO excited to share the step-by-step tutorials with you!  See the details HERE!

Set(s): Nature’s Beauty, Gather Together
Paper: Whisper White, Seaside Spray, Wrapped in Plaid, Gold Foil
Ink: Memento Black, Seaside Spray, Night of Navy, BLENDS:  Crumb Cake, Grey Granite, Smoky Slate, Pool Party
Other: Gold Glitter Enamel Dots, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Pumpkin Spice Season

And it’s Saturday again! I just love fall and everything about it!  This week the theme of the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Blog Hop is Pumpkin Spice and I just HAD to use the ADORABLE pumpkin in the Harvest Hellos for my card.

I saw someone use the Mercury Glass Designer Acetate for these and just love the look.

Here’s the details…

  • Grapefruit Grove – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folder
  • Petal Pink DSP – 3 3/4 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Soft Suede – 1/4 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Petal Pink. Grapefruit Grove, Calypso Coral – punch out pumpkin from each, stamp pumpkin leaf using Versamark and silver emboss (do two of the Calypso Coral), cut out
  • Whisper White – stamp squiggle using Petal Pink, Grapefruit Grove and Calypso Coral, cut out
  • Mercury Glass Acetate – stamp pumpkin using Versamark and silver emboss, punch out using apple builder punch, add on top of each pumpkin, add Soft Suede stem and squiggle and leaves, layer
  • Fold two pieces of White Linen Ribbon and add behind pumpkins, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Calypso Coral – stamp greeting using Versamark, silver emboss, punch out using 1″ circle punch, add to card front using dimensionals

LOVE how this turned out!

And now our latest collection…

So how CUTE is the SNOWMAN SEASON Stamp Set and SNOWMAN BUILDER Punch? We thought the Let is Snow Suite of products was so fabulous that it had to be our FIRST Christmas Collection of the season! This is an EXPANDED Collection of SEVEN different tutorials, as we have created THREE cards (one is a moving card) and FOUR 3D projects! One of the projects finishes the Let it Snow Embellishment Box, plus has a tutorial for another hand-made gift to fit inside! Another project has BONUS directions for three different looks! These are SOOO fun and we are SO excited to share the step-by-step tutorials with you!  See the details HERE!

Set(s): Harvest Hello
Paper: Petal Pink, Grapefruit Grove, Calypso Coral, Soft Suede, Subtles DSP Paper Pack, Mercury Glass Acetate,
Ink: Versamark, Petal Pink, Grapefruit Grove, Calypso Coral
Other: Apple Builder Punch, Silver Embossing Powder, White Linen Ribbon, 1″ Circle Punch, 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’!