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Casing Debbie

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And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to CASE Debby.  She has so many wonderful projects…I chose this one…

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And here is what I did with it…

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Here’s the details…

  • Crumb Cake – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Pumpkin Pie – 3 x 4, run through the Leaf Fall Embossing Folder, add to card front on an angle
  • Basic White – 3 x 4, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add a Leaf Label
  • Basic White – stamp pumpkin in Memento Black, color with Blends, stamp leaf in Old Olive, cut, out, layer and add to card front
  • Old Olive – 7/8 x 3 1/2, stamp greeting in Versamark, white emboss, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals, add some Amber Gems to banner
  • Triple up gold Elegant Trim, tie into small bow, add to leaf to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

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How sweet is the natural beauty of this APPLE HARVEST STAMP SET?  The simple line art of the images will remind you of apple picking on a crisp fall day and are perfect for coloring!   But the heartfelt sentiments can be used throughout the year.  We’ve combined the APPLE HARVEST STAMP SET with the fun and colorful GINGHAM COTTAGE DESIGNER PAPER in this Collection.  It has three card designs…including a unique fun fold…and a great gift-giving 3D project – JUST IN TIME FOR BACK TO SCHOOL!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Hello Harvest
Paper: Basic White, Crumb Cake, Pumpkin Pie, Old Olive
Ink: Memento Black, Old Olive, Versamark; BLENDS:  Pumpkin Pie, Crumb Cake
Other: Rustic Pumpkin Dies, Leaf Fall Embossing Folder, Leaf Label & Amber Gems, Elegant Trim, Dimensionals

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Casing Mary

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And it’s Saturday again!  We are doing something a little different these next couple of weeks…each week we are going to find one of our designer’s cards and then case it using things from the July/December mini.  Up first is ME!

Here’s the card I am casing…

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And here is my new card…

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Here’s the details…

  • Granny Apple Green – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Celebrate Everything DSP (Hostess) – fall print three pieces:  1 3/8 x 3 1/2, 1 3/8 x 1 1/2, 1 3/8 x 1 7/8, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Rustic Pumpkin Dies – make pumpkin using Pumpkin Pie, Crumb Cake, and Shaded Spruce, sponge pumpkin with Pumpkin Pie, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Crumb Cake – stamp greeting in Memento Black, cut out, use Light Granny Apple Blend to add color, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some yellow glossy dots to finish off.

And now for our latest collection…

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We all know that dogs are a person’s best friend and Stampin’ Up!’s new CHRISTMAS SCOTTIES BUNDLE is adorable and not just for Christmas!  These festive Scottish Terrier pups are all ready to wish anyone some cheer any time of the year!  In this CHRISTMAS SCOTTIES CARD COLLECTION, we have four all-occasion and two Christmas card ideas for a total of SIX card design tutorials!  We’ve paired the Christmas Scotties Stamp Set and Scottie Dog Punch along with the CELEBRATIONS TAG DIES and new Black & White Designs Designer Paper with some bright colors to dress them up!  See more details here!

Set(s): Hello Harvest
Paper: Granny Apple Green, Pumpkin Pie, Crumb Cake, Shaded Spruce, Celebrate Everything DSP (Hostess)
Ink: Memento Black, Pumpkin Pie; BLENDS:  Granny Apple Green (Light)
Other: Rustic Pumpkin Dies, Dimensionals

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Cards with Polka Dots

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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 polka dots on our cards…

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Here’s the details…

  • Calypso Coral – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Pale Papaya – 4 1/4 x 5 1/2, cut out using the Dots and Spots Dies, add to card front
  • Night of Navy – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, cut out 2 1/2″ circle, add vellum 3 1/4 x  3 1/4 behind the opening, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Calypso Coral – cut out large detail butterfly, add to card front
  • Basic White – 3/4 x 2 1/4, stamp greeting in Night of Navy, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Iridescent Pearls to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

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We all know that dogs are a person’s best friend and Stampin’ Up!’s new CHRISTMAS SCOTTIES BUNDLE is adorable and not just for Christmas!  These festive Scottish Terrier pups are all ready to wish anyone some cheer any time of the year!  In this CHRISTMAS SCOTTIES CARD COLLECTION, we have four all-occasion and two Christmas card ideas for a total of SIX card design tutorials!  We’ve paired the Christmas Scotties Stamp Set and Scottie Dog Punch along with the CELEBRATIONS TAG DIES and new Black & White Designs Designer Paper with some bright colors to dress them up!  See more details here!

Set(s): Amazing Phrases (SAB)
Paper: Basic White, Calypso Coral, Pale Papaya, Night of Navy, Vellum
Ink: Night of Navy
Other: Build a Butterfly Dies, Stylish Shapes Dies, Dots and Spots Dies, Iridescent Pearls, Dimensionals

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Cards with Stripes

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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 stripes on our card…

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Here’s the details…

  • Crumb Cake – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 3/4 x 5
  • Mango Melody, Pumpkin Pie, Cajun Craze, Pear Pizzazz, Old Olive, Mossy Meadow – 3/8 x 5 1/2 each, layer onto panel on a diagonal, trim edges, stamp greeting in Early Espresso, add panel to card front.
  • Basic White – stamp large flower image in Memento Black, color with Blends, cut out with die, layer and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Rustic Metallic Dots to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

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The classically beautiful Cottage Rose Stamp Set and Cottage Flowers Dies is next up in our collection of tutorials.  From buds to blossoms, beautiful floral silhouettes and accent pieces allow you to range from simple to elegant!  Six all-occasion greetings will complete the timeless look. Our Cottage Rose Collection has SIX card design tutorials!  We’ve paired the Cottage Rose Stamp Set and Cottage Flower Dies with the new Abigail Rose Designer Paper and some bright colors in this Collection for a fresh look!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Fond of Autumn
Paper: Basic White, Crumb Cake, Mango Melody, Pumpkin Pie, Cajun Craze, Pear Pizzazz, Old Olive, Mossy Meadow
Ink: Memento Black, Early Espresso; BLENDS:  Pumpkin Pie, Cajun Craze, Crumb Cake, Old Olive
Other: Autumn Bouquet Dies, Rustic Metallic Dots, Dimensionals

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Christmas in July

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And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to celebrate Christmas in July…

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Silver Foil – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, cut out frame, add to card front.  Stamp greeting inside frame using Versamark and Silver emboss
  • Basic White – stamp snowman, face and arms in Versamark, silver emboss, stamp hat and scarf in Real Read, cut everything out, layer, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Tie bow in Real Red 3/8″ ribbon, add to card front to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

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Enjoy the charming look of the woodland images we’ve used in our RINGED WITH NATURE COLLECTION!  We’ve combined the July-December Mini Catalog’s RINGED WITH NATURE STAMP SET with the awesome TREE RINGS HYBRID EMBOSSING FOLDER/DIES that can cut AND emboss at the same time!  We had so much fun using the mushrooms, tree rings, berries, cottage, and flowers to make our unique scenery in this RINGED WITH NATURE COLLECTION!  This Collection has three card designs…including a unique fun fold…and an especially fun 3D project!   See more details HERE!

Set(s): Snowman Magic
Paper: Basic White, Silver Foil
Ink: Real Red, Versamark
Other: Snowman Dies, Real Red 3/8″ Ribbon, Silver Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

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Cards with Frames

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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 cards with frames…

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Here’s the details…

  • So Saffron – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • So Saffron – 3 3/4 x 5, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Petal Pink, Blackberry Bliss and Pear Pizzazz – make frames by layering 2 square Stylish Shapes to create three different size frames.
  • Design a Daydream DSP (flower print) – 1 1/2 x 4 1/2, add frames as shown, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp girl in Memento Black, color with Blends, cut out
  • Basic White – 1/2 x 2, stamp just the thinking of you in Memento Black, cut into tag, add behind gird, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some yellow Fun Flowers Resin Shapes to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

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Enjoy the charming look of the woodland images we’ve used in our RINGED WITH NATURE COLLECTION!  We’ve combined the July-December Mini Catalog’s RINGED WITH NATURE STAMP SET with the awesome TREE RINGS HYBRID EMBOSSING FOLDER/DIES that can cut AND emboss at the same time!  We had so much fun using the mushrooms, tree rings, berries, cottage, and flowers to make our unique scenery in this RINGED WITH NATURE COLLECTION!  This Collection has three card designs…including a unique fun fold…and an especially fun 3D project!   See more details HERE!

Set(s): By My Side
Paper: Basic White, So Saffron, Petal Pink, Blackberry Bliss, Pear Pizzazz, Design a Daydream DSP
Ink: Memento Black; BLENDS:  Flesh Tones 300, 400, 900, 1000, Flirty Flamingo light, Fresh Freesia
Other: Stylish Shapes, Fun Flowers Resin Shapes, Dimensionals

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Red, White, Blue & Blessed

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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 card with red, white and blue.  I decided to not go patriotic but just go with the color combo…

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Here’s the details…

  • Pacific Point – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Basic White – 3 3/4 x 5, stamp greeting in Real Red, add to card front
  • Sweetest Christmas DSP – red/white dotted, 1 1/4 x 4 1/4, cut into banner on both ends, add to card front
  • Pacific Point – 1/4 x 4 3/4, cut into slants on both ends, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp Scotties and bows in Real Red and Pacific Point, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some basic rhinestones to finish off.

And now for our latest collection…

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It’s Christmas in July!!!  (Well…almost!)  We wanted to give you a jump start on planning your Christmas in July classes or holiday projects by introducing our TREES FOR SALE COLLECTION now!  We’ve combined the July-December Mini Catalog’s TREES FOR SALE STAMP SET with the awesome Sale-A-Bration TREE LOT DIES that are available as your FREE option with purchase in July and August!  You’ll love the whimsical selection of tree images, and the darling retro camper dies with fun accessories!  Our TREES FOR SALE COLLECTION has EIGHT card designs…including two easy fun folds that you are going to love!  We’ve paired the Trees for Sale and Tree Lot Dies with the new Sweetest Christmas Designer Paper in this Collection for a traditional warm Christmas look!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Christmas Scotties
Paper: Basic White, Pacific Point, Sweetest Christmas DSP
Ink: Real Red, Pacific Point
Other: Basic Rhinestones, Dimensionals

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Two Black Cadillacs

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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 black with a new In Color…I couldn’t resist using the new scottie dog set and punch!

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Here’s the details…

  • Tahitian Tide – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Black & White Designs DSP – black/grey striped 2 3/4 x 3, add to card front
  • Black & White Designs DSP – White/black zigzag 1 x 3 1/2, cut into banner, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp checked rug in Tahitian Tide, cut out, add to card front
  • Basic Black – punch out Scottie, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Tahitian Tide – punch out bow, add to Scottie, add a Tahitian Tide Incolor Matte Dot as an eye
  • Stamp greeting on card front using Memento Black

And now for our latest collection…

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Stay cool and hydrated this summer by creating with Stampin’ Up!’s fun new HIPPEST HIPPOS SALE-A-BRATION STAMP SET and coordinating SALE-A-BRATION HIPPO DIES! Each are FREE with qualifying Stampin’ Up! purchase!  These chubby characters will steal your heart with their fun antics in the water and out!  Match the hippos with whimsical greetings to send off a little cheer.  Our HIPPEST HIPPOS COLLECTION has THREE card designs (one an interactive card) and a cute gift card project for a total of FOUR project tutorials!  We’ve paired the Hippest Hippos Bundle with the new Design a Daydream Host Only Designer Paper in this Collection for some stinkin’ cute results!  See more details here!

Set(s): Christmas Scottie
Paper: Basic White, Basic Black, Tahitian Tide
Ink: Memento Black Tahitian Tide
Other: Scottie Punch, Incolor Matte Dots, Dimensionals

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Blue Bird

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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 shades of blue on our card.  Oh…those little SAB Hippos were just PERFECT!

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Starry Sky – 3/4 x 5 1/2, add to right side of card
  • Brights DSP Paper Pack (Pacific Point dotted) – 1 1/2 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Basic White – 2 1/2 x 4 1/4, layer onto Tahitian Tide – 2 5/8 x 4 3/8
  • Starry Sky, Pacific Point, Tahitian Tide – cut out largest banner from Stylish Shapes, add behind panel, add panel to card front using dimensionals
  • Basic White – stamp hippo 3 times, color with reinker and  aquapainter in Tahitian tide, Pacific Point and Starry Sky, cut out add to card front using dimensionals
  • Tahitian Tide – 5/8 x 1 1/4, stamp greeting in Memento Black, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add 2 of the darker blue Fine Sparkle Adhesive Backed Gems to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

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Stay cool and hydrated this summer by creating with Stampin’ Up!’s fun new HIPPEST HIPPOS SALE-A-BRATION STAMP SET and coordinating SALE-A-BRATION HIPPO DIES! Each are FREE with qualifying Stampin’ Up! purchase!  These chubby characters will steal your heart with their fun antics in the water and out!  Match the hippos with whimsical greetings to send off a little cheer.  Our HIPPEST HIPPOS COLLECTION has THREE card designs (one an interactive card) and a cute gift card project for a total of FOUR project tutorials!  We’ve paired the Hippest Hippos Bundle with the new Design a Daydream Host Only Designer Paper in this Collection for some stinkin’ cute results!  See more details here!

Set(s): Hippest Hippo (SAB)
Paper: Basic White, Starry Sky, Pacific Point, Tahitian Tide, Brights DSP Paper Pack
Ink: Memento Black, Starry Sky, Pacific Point, Tahitian Tide
Other: Hippos Dies (SAB), Stylish Shapes Dies, Fine Sparkle Adhesive Backed Gems, Dimensionals

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Green Eyed Lady

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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 shades of green on our card…I just couldn’t wait to use this set from the new July/December mini and the gorgeous SAB cards

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Here’s the details…

  • SAB Pool Party & Soft Seafoam Cards/Envelopes
  • Basic Whit e- 4 1/4 x 5 1/2, use one of the Split Card Texture Dies, then add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp leaf image in Pear Pizzazz and then in Old Olive, cut out, add to card front
  • Mossy Meadow – 1 1/4 x 1 3/4, stamp greeting in Versamark, white emboss, cut into banner, add to card front using dimenionals
  • Tie bow in gold trim, add to banner
  • Add some Rustic Metallic Adhesive Dots to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

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Spread love and happiness by releasing some colorful creativity along with these fun butterflies!  The new BEST BUTTERFLIES STAMP SET and coordinating BUILD A BUTTERFLY DIES will help you build a variety of butterflies in the colors and designs you want!  Mix and match them with the fun fonts and greetings to send off a little cheer.  Our BEST BUTTERFLIES COLLECTION has FOUR card designs and TWO mini projects for a total of SIX project tutorials!  We’ve paired the Best Butterflies Bundle with the new Butterfly Kisses Designer Paper in this Collection for some fabulous results!  See more details here!

Set(s): Soft Seedlings
Paper: Basic White, Mossy Meadow, SAB Pool Party & Soft Seafoam Cards
Ink: Pear Pizzazz, Old Olive, Versimark
Other: Split Card Textures, Simply Elegant Trim, Rustic Metallic Adhesive Dots, Dimensionals

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