Category Archives: Saturday Blog Hop

Special Fold Cards

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is cards with special folds.  Here’s a fun double gate fold card…

Here’s the details…

  • Pool Party – 5 1/2 x 11, score at 2 1/8, 3 7/8, 7 1/4, 8 7/8, fold along score lines
  • Whisper White – 2 3/4 x 4 1/2, add to inside center panel
  • Parisian DSP – large flower print TWO pieces 1 7/8 x 5 1/4 add to the front panels
  • Fold card up and tie using the ⅝” Organdy Striped Ribbon.
  • Parisian DSP – script print 2 7/8 x 3 7/8, layer onto Pool Party – 3 x 4, add to card front adhering only to the left side panel
  • Champagne Foil – 1/2 x 3, add to panel
  • Whisper White – stamp flowered label using Memento Black, color using Blends, cut out, add to front panel using dimensionals
  • Parisian DSP – light blue flower, punch out using Label Me Lovely Punch, stamp greeting using Memento Black, add using dimensionals

LOVE how this turned out!

And now our latest collection…

This TAGS IN BLOOM Tutorial Collection has four designs that are ALL NEW and so elegant when paired with the Parisian Blossoms Designer Paper and Label Me Punches! We’ve created THREE cards (one a special fold!), and fabulous 3D gift idea with STEP-BY-STEP PHOTO TUTORIALS using the Tags in Bloom Stamp Set and punches. See the details HERE!

Set(s): Tags in Bloom
Paper: Whisper White, Pool Party, Parisian Blossoms DSP, Champagne Foil
Ink: Memento Black, BLENDS:  Petal Pink, Pool Party, Soft Seafoam
Other: ⅝” Organdy Striped Ribbon, Label Me Lovely Punch, Dimesnionals

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Favorite SAB Product

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is our favorite SAB product.

Here’s the details…

  • Daffodil Delight – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Daffodil Delight – 3 /12 x 5 1/4 – stamp cactus in Daffodil Delight, sponge edges using Daffodil Delight, add to card front
  • Pleased as Punch DSP (striped print) – cut out panel using Scalloped Stitched Rectangle, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out Stitched So Sweetly die, stamp meers using Memento Black, color using Bronze and Ivory Blends, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Pleased as Punch DSP (green diagonal strip) – 1/2 x 2 1/2, add to card front
  • Blushing Bride – 1/2 x 1 3/4, stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp hats using Flirty Flamingo, Mango Melody, Daffodil Delight, Pool Party, Granny Apply Green, cut out, add to meers to finish off

Isn’t this just FUN!

And now our latest collection…

The new Honey Bee Bundle in the Stampin’ Up! Occasions Catalog pairs great with the Golden Honey Designer Paper that is a FREE Sale-A-Bration item! This expanded Collection has SIX designs that are ALL NEW and sure to “bee” in favor with you and your customers! We’ve created THREE cards (one a fun fold!), a 3D favor, and TWO small home decor items with STEP-BY-STEP PHOTO TUTORIALS using the Honey Bee Bundle. We know you will “bee” happy making these FUN items! See all the details HERE!

Set(s): The Gang’s All Meer
Paper: Whisper White, Daffodil Delight, Blushing Bride, Pleased as Punch DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Flirty Flamingo, Mango Melody, Daffodil Delight, Granny Apple Green, Bashful Blue, BLENDS:  Bronze, Ivory
Other: Stitched So Sweetly Dies, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Valentine Favor

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

Here’s the details…

  • Heart Foil Tine
  • Add Flirty Flamingo Heart Doily to the top
  • From My Heart DSP – 3/4 x 3 3/4, cut into banner on both ends, add to tin top using stacked dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting heart using Flirty Flamingo, punch out with scallop heart punch
  • Whisper White – stamp arrow in Versamark, silver emboss, cut out, cut in half, add behind heart, add to tin top using dimensionals
  • Add a couple From the Heart Faceted Gems to finish off

Fill with candy and give to someone special!

And now our latest collection…

The new Honey Bee Bundle in the Stampin’ Up! Occasions Catalog pairs great with the Golden Honey Designer Paper that is a FREE Sale-A-Bration item! This expanded Collection has SIX designs that are ALL NEW and sure to “bee” in favor with you and your customers! We’ve created THREE cards (one a fun fold!), a 3D favor, and TWO small home decor items with STEP-BY-STEP PHOTO TUTORIALS using the Honey Bee Bundle. We know you will “bee” happy making these FUN items! See all the details HERE!

Set(s): Heartfelt
Paper: Whisper White, From My Heart DSP
Ink: Flirty Flamingo
Other: Heart Foil Tins, Heart Punch Pack, Heart Doilies, From My Heart Faceted Gems, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Valentine Cards

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

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 3/4 x 5, stamp greeting using Memento Black, round top right and bottom left corners, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Pool Party, Crushed Curry, Calypso Coral – punch out scallop heart
  • Pleased as Punch DSP – punch out matching hearts with plain heart punch, layer
  • Whisper White – stamp arrow using Memento Black, add behind the Calypso Coral heart (I cut mine so it fit the way I wanted), layer everything and add to card front – the Calypso Coral one is layered using dimensionals
  • Add some of the SAB Metallic Sequins to finish off

Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy!

And now our latest collection…

The new Under My Umbrella Stamp Set and Punch Bundle in the Occasions Catalog is just perfect for LOTS of occasions…birthday, get well, encouragement, and showers, of course! AND…the upcoming Pleased As Punch Designer Paper in the Coordination Product Release is a perfect match!  This Collection has  THREE cards (one a easy fun fold!) and two versions of a 3D favor with STEP-BY-STEP PHOTO TUTORIALS using the Under My Umbrella Bundle that we know you will love! See all the details HERE!

Set(s): Heartfelt
Paper: Whisper White, Calypso Coral, Crushed Curry, Pool Party, Pleased as Punch DSP
Ink: Memento Black
Other: SAB Metallic Sequins, Heart Punch Pack, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Achievement

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

Here’s the details…

  • Crumb Cake – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Country Club DSP (grey argyle print) – 3 3/4 x 4 3/4, add to card front
  • Real Red – 1 1/2 x 5 1/2, run through Stone Embossing Folder (SAB), rub some Real Red ink over bumps, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out largest Stitched So Sweetly Scallop Rectangular Die, stamp greeting using Real Red, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp racoon in Memento Black and Crumb Cake, rat in Memento Black and Smoky Slate, color grass in Old Olive, stamp balloon in Memento Black and Real Red, cut everything out, layer, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Red Rhinestones to finish off

These little guys are just SOOOO CUTE!

And now our latest collection…

The new Under My Umbrella Stamp Set and Punch Bundle in the Occasions Catalog is just perfect for LOTS of occasions…birthday, get well, encouragement, and showers, of course! AND…the upcoming Pleased As Punch Designer Paper in the Coordination Product Release is a perfect match!  This Collection has  THREE cards (one a easy fun fold!) and two versions of a 3D favor with STEP-BY-STEP PHOTO TUTORIALS using the Under My Umbrella Bundle that we know you will love! See all the details HERE!

Set(s): Special Someone, Sending You Thoughts (SAB)
Paper: Whisper White, Crumb Cake, Real Red, Country Club DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Crumb Cake, Smoky Slate, Real Red
Other: Red Rhinestones, Stitched So Sweetly Dies, Stone Embossing Folder (SAB)

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Adventure

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

Here’s the details…

  • Poppy Parade – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 1/2 x 5 1/2, cut out a circle mask, sponge in Daffodil Delight and Crushed Curry, stamp tire tracks in Smoky Slate
  • Golden Honey DSP (SAB) – 3/4 x 5 1/2, add behind the panel, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp dune buggy in Memento Black color using Blends:  Poppy Parade (both), Basic Black (light), Smoky Slate (both), cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Basic Black – 1/8 x 3, add to card front
  • Poppy Parade – 1/2 x 2, stamp greeting in Memento Black, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals

How fun is this!

And now our latest collection…

Stampin’ Up!’s Peaceful Poppies Suite is SO striking with gorgeous flowers and coordinating bright designer paper and accessories. We’ve designed an EXCLUSIVE Collection featuring BOTH Peaceful Poppies Suite Bundles...AND also included a couple with “outside the box” colors!  This Collection has FOUR cards and TWO small favors with STEP-BY-STEP PHOTO TUTORIALS.  See all the details HERE!

Set(s): Petal to the Metal
Paper: Whisper White, Basic Black, Poppy Parade, Golden Honey DSP (SAB)
Ink: Memento Black, Daffodil Delight, Crushed Curry, Smoky Slate, BLENDS:  Poppy Parade, Basic Black, Smoky Slate
Other: Circle Dies, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Imagine

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is Imagine – using a stamp in a different way.  When I first saw this one I will admit I just set the challenge aside because I couldn’t come up with anything.  Then I had this idea and LOVE IT!

This uses the following stamps from the Bonanza Buddies set:  confetti package, long skinny package, birthday hat, balloon.

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 3/4 x 5, stamp long skinny package in Granny Apple Green, confetti package in Bermuda Bay, birthday hat in Melon Mambo, balloon in Mango Melody, pompom in Basic Black.  Add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – cut out stitched circle, add to card front
  • Smoky Slate – 3/4 x 2 1/2, stamp greeting using Memento Black, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Metallic Sequins and Basic Rhinestones to finish off

LOVE how this turned out!

And now our latest collection…

Stampin’ Up!’s Peaceful Poppies Suite is SO striking with gorgeous flowers and coordinating bright designer paper and accessories. We’ve designed an EXCLUSIVE Collection featuring BOTH Peaceful Poppies Suite Bundles...AND also included a couple with “outside the box” colors!  This Collection has FOUR cards and TWO small favors with STEP-BY-STEP PHOTO TUTORIALS.  See all the details HERE!

Set(s): Bonanza Buddies, So Sentimental
Paper: Whisper White, Smoky Slate
Ink: Memento Black, Granny Apple Green, Bermuda Bay, Melon Mambo, Mango Melody
Other: Stitched Shapes Dies, Metallic Twine and Sequins (SAB), Basic Rhinestones, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!