Category Archives: Saturday Blog Hop

Black or White

Happy Saturday!  It’s time again for another Create with Connie and Mary Design Team Blog Hop.  This week our song is “Black or White” – don’t know this one!  What can I say…I just HAD to use my VERY FAVORITE set…Blended Seasons!

I just LOVE the way this turned out…almost looks like a charcoal drawing!

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Basket Weave embossing folder, wrap piece of the NEW Black Glittered Organdy Ribbon around panel then add to card front.
  • Basic Black – cut out frame by layer middle and smallest Stitched frames, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp flower using Memento Black, color using Smoky Slate Blends, cut out
  • Whisper White – cut out some of the one leaf framelit, add behind flowers
  • Basic Black – cut out some of the other leaf framelit, add behind flowers
  • Add the flowers to the card front using dimensionals
  • Basic Black – 1/2 x 2 1/8, stamp greeting using Versamark, white emboss, cut into a banner, add to card front
  • Color Glitter Enamel Dot using Black Dark Blends, add to card front

How pretty is this!

Don’t forget our new collection…Bouquet Blooms!  THREE unique cards – one a fancy fold and one 3D item!  Check it out…

Get all the details HERE!

Set(s): Blended Seasons
Paper: Whisper White, Basic Black
Ink: Memento Black, Blends:  Smoky Slate, Black Dark
Other: Stitched Seasons Framelits, Basket Weave Embossing Folder, Black 3/8″ Glitter Organdy Ribbon, Glitter Enamel Dot, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

I Believe I Can Fly

Happy Saturday!  I just can’t believe it…next week we ‘officially’ have to report back to school.  Oh BUGGER!  I didn’t get everything done!  But it’s Saturday and time for another Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop.  This week the song theme is “I Believe I Can”.  I sing this to Bandit every time I’m carrying him around…it’s his favorite song…LOL!!!

I knew EXACTLY what set I wanted to use for this challenge.  I LOVE the images in Serene Garden and they were just perfect!

I thought the new Twinkle, Twinkle dsp would be perfect.

  • Whisper White – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Petal Pink – 4 1/2 x 3 3/4, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Soft Seafoam – 1 x 5 1/2, add strip of Silver Glimmer 1/8 x 5 1/2 to the strip then add to card fornt
  • Whisper White – 3 3/8 x 4 5/8, stamp leaf/flower corner image using Sahara Sand, color with Soft Seafoam Blends, stamp greeting using Sahara Sand, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp bird, two butterflies and leaves, color using Light Calypso Coral and both Petal Pink Blends, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals

I just LOVE soft, pretty cards!

It’s time for a new Create with Connie and Mary Collection – Bouquet Blooms Bundle.  Check it out…

Get all the details HERE!

Set(s): Serene Garden, Itty Bitty Greetings
Paper: Whisper White, Petal Pink, Soft Seafoam, Silver Glimmer
Ink: Sahara Sand, Blends:  Light Calypso Coral, Petal Pink Soft Seafoam
Other: Garden Scene Framelits, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Candle in the Wind

Happy Saturday!  It’s time again for another Create with Connie and Mary Design Team Blog Hop.  This week our song is “Candle in the Wind” – one I KNOW!  Now although the title has ‘candle’ in it…the theme is birthday cards so I decided to go with my very FAVORITE set…you guessed it…Blended Seasons!

FABULOUS…just FABLOUS!

  • Whisper White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded, corner round the bottom right corner
  • Whisper White – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Petal Pair Embossing Folder, corner round bottom right and add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp flower image using Memento Black, color flowers using Dark and Light Calypso Coral Blends AND Light Pumpkin Pie Blend, color leaves using Granny Apple Green Blends, flower center with Light Daffodil Delight, cut out and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting using Calypso Coral and Basic Black, cut out using Layering Oval and layer onto Basic Black Scallop Oval, add to card front using dimensionals

Love…just LOVE…so sweet and simple!

Don’t forget we got an AWESOME collection for you…Love You to Pieces!  FOUR unique cards and not one but TWO 3D items!  You don’t want to miss this one!

Get all the details HERE!

Set(s): Blended Seasons, Itty Bitty Greetings
Paper: Whisper White, Basic Black
Ink: Memento Black, Calypso Coral, Blends:  Calypso Coral Dark & Light, Pumpkin Pie Light, Daffodil Delight Light, Granny Apple Green Dark & Light
Other: Petal Pair Embossing Folder, Layerin Ovals, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

I Just Called to Say…I Love You

Happy Saturday!  I hope you are all having a great weekend!  It’s time again for another Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Blog Hop.  This week our song is I Just Called to Say…I Love You.  I DO know this one too!  We are featuring wedding/anniversary cards.  I love this greeting from yep…you guessed it…Blended Seasons.  I think it could be EITHER a wedding or an anniversary card.  This mostly features the framelits and really…it could be in any color!

And…using one of my very favorite new colors…you probably guessed it…Soft Seafoam!

  • Soft Seafoam – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Soft Seafoam – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Basket Weave Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Silver Glimmer – 1/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out medium stitched framelt, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting using Versamark, silver emboss, cut out with oval framelit, layer onto Shaded Spruce matching scallop oval
  • Cut out two small flourishes in Shaded Spruce and two in silver glimmer, cut out two of the leaves in Soft Seafoam, layer behind the ovals and add to card front using dimensionals to finish off

Oh so elegant!

Don’t forget we got an AWESOME collection for you…Love You to Pieces!  FOUR unique cards and not one but TWO 3D items!  You don’t want to miss this one!

Get all the details HERE!

Set(s): Blended Seasons
Paper: Whisper White, Soft Seafoam, Shaded Spruce, Silver Glimmer
Ink: Versamark
Other: Stitched Seasons Framelits, Layering Ovals Framelits, Basket Weave Embossing Folder, Silver Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Every Rose Has Its Thorns

Happy Saturday!  I hope you are all having a great weekend!  It’s time again for another Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Blog Hop.  This week our song is Every Rose Has Its Thorns.  Okay…DON’t know this one!  We are featuring floral cards…NO BRAINER…Blended Seasons!

Decided to give my Highland Heather Blends a test drive

  • Highland Heather – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Soft Seafoam – 4 x  5 1/4, cut out the medium stitch framelit, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Gorgeous Grape – two piece 1/16 x 1 1/2, add to each side
  • Whisper White – stamp flower image using Memento Black, color using Highland Heather and Granny Apple Green Blends, cut out and add to card front tucking it under the frame in some spots
  • Whisper White – 7/8 x 3 1/4, stamp greeting using Gorgeous Grape, cut into banner on both sides and add to card front using dimensionals

How’s that for a pretty purple card!!

It’s time for a new Create with Connie and Mary Collection and just in time for Christmas in July – Stylish Christmas.  Don’t delay…check it out…

Click HERE for the details.

Set(s): Blended Seasons
Paper: Whisper White, Highland Heather, Soft Seafoam, Gorgeous Grape
Ink: Memento Black, Gorgeous Grape, Blends:  Highland Heather, Granny Apple Green
Other: Stitched Seasons Framelits, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Sweet Dreams are Made of This

Happy Saturday!  I hope you are all having a great weekend!  It’s time again for another Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Blog Hop.  This week our song is Sweet Dreams are Made of This.  I DO know this one!  We are featuring baby cards.  No that was a bit of a challenge.  I don’t really have any ‘baby’ things but I do have the new Itty Bitty Greetings…and that had a baby stamp in it.

I thought the new Twinkle, Twinkle dsp would be perfect.

  • Petal Pink – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Twinkle, Twinkle dsp – Pool Party star print – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, layer onto Whisper White 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, add to card front
  • Stamp greeting using Night of Navy
  • Whisper White – cut out clouds using Up & Away Thinlets, layer and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Petal Pink – cut out stitched heart from Stitched Label framelits, add to card front using dimensionals

Sweet and simple!

It’s time for a new Create with Connie and Mary Collection and just in time for Christmas in July – Stylish Christmas.  Don’t delay…check it out…

Get all the details HERE!

Set(s): Itty Bitty Greetings
Paper: Whisper White, Petal Pink, Twinkle, Twinkle dsp
Ink: Night of Navy
Other: Up & Away Thinlet, Stitched Label Framelits, Basic Rhinestones, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Going Around in Circles

Happy Saturday!  And this is a happy Saturday indeed – not only is it a Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Blog Hop…my summer class is OFFICIALLY OVER!  It ended last night and I just have to finish up some grading – WOO HOO!!! For the month of June we are going to be using songs from the 80s as our theme.  I must admit…I’m not familiar with this song.  When I think of a song about circles, I think of “All My Life’s a Circle” by Harry Chapin…okay dating myself!  But…I have all kinds of circles on my card…and absolutely NO STAMPIN’!

I used the fancy circles from the Chase Your Dreams thinlets

  • Basic Black – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Lovely Lipstick – punch out a 1 3/4″ circle and 1″ circle, add to card front
  • Silver Glimmer – punch out 3/4″ circle, add to card front
  • Basic Black -3 1/2 x 4 3/4, run through Maps, Etc Embossing Folder, layer onto the Pool Party 3 5/8 x 4 7/8 (I did back side up)add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – cut out the two ‘fancy’ circles (you have to trim those little extra pieces off the smaller one
  • Pool Party – 1/2″ circle, 1″ circle and one where you punch out the 1/2″ circle first then punch out using 3/4″ circle, layer everything together and add to card front
  • Lovely Lipstick – punch out three 1/4″ circles, add to card front
  • Silver Glimmer – 1/4 x 3 1/2, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Lovely Lipstick – cut out “dream”, add to silver glimmer strip
  • Add some rhinestones to finish off

I do love all the circles on this…and I think the black just really sets it off!

It’s time for a new Create with Connie and Mary Collection and just in time for Christmas in July – Stylish Christmas.  Don’t delay…check it out…

Get all the details HERE!

Set(s): None
Paper: Whisper White, Basic Black, Pool Party, Lovely Lipstick, Silver Glimmer
Ink: None
Other: Chase Your Dreams Thinlets, 1/4″ Hole Punch, 1/2″ Circle Punch, 3/4″ Circle Punch, 1″ Circle Punch, 1 3/4″ Circle Punch, Maps Etc Embossing Folder, Basic Rhinestones, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!