Category Archives: Saturday Blog Hop

Encourage

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is Encourage.  I thought of the new SAB stamp set…Power of Hope.

Here’s the details…

  • Pear Pizzazz – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Pear Pizzazz – 3 3/4 x 5, stamp greeting down the side using Pear Pizzazz, add to card front
  • Pretty Peacock – 2 1/2 x 3 1/4, run through the Corrugated Embossing folder, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 2 x 3 1/2, stamp tree in Old Olive and Soft Suede and greeting in Pretty Peacock, add some Braided Burlap Trim behind it, add to card front using dimensionals

And now our latest collection…

This Heartfelt “From My Heart” Collection has step-by-step photo tutorials featuring TWO card ideas and FOUR easy 3D treat projects for your family, friends and co-workers or classroom! So nice to spread a little Valentine cheer and these treats are SO MUCH FUN to make!  See all the details HERE!

Set(s): Power of Hope (SAB)
Paper: Whisper White, Pear Pizzazz, Pretty Peacock
Ink: Pretty Peacock, Old Olive, Soft Suede. Pear Pizzazz
Other: Corrugated Embossing Folder, Braided Burlap Trim, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Walking in a Winter Wonderland

And it’s Saturday again! We are still having so much fun with the new Holiday Mini! This week we are featuring winter and snow cards!  I wanted to go very simple with mine…

Here’s the details…

  • Night of Navy – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Night of Navy – 3 3/4 x 5
  • Sparkle Glimmer – cut out 4 trees and snow bank using In the Woods Dies, add to panel, punch out 1″ Circle, add to panel, add panel to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting using Night of Navy, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals

This looks like a winter wonderland to me!

And now our latest collection…

The NEW Occasions Catalog will soon be here!  We’ve put together a great collection of tutorials featuring one of our favorites, Best Dressed Suite of products! Get ready NOW for your January classes!  This Dressed to Impress Collection has step-by-step photo tutorials featuring three card ideas (one a special fold) and a 3D project to help inspire the “New You in the New Year!” Your customers (and you!) will love making this fun project in class!  See all the details HERE!

Set(s): Christmas Gleaming
Paper: Whisper White, Night of Navy, Sparkle Glimmer
Ink: Night of Navy
Other: In the Woods Dies, 1″ Circle Punch, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

O Christmas Tree

And it’s Saturday again! We are still having so much fun with the new Holiday Mini! This week we are featuring Christmas cards with trees!  I decided to make my own…

Here’s the details…

  • Cherry Cobbler – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 1/4 x 5, stamp greeting using Cherry Cobbler, layer a strip of Gold Glimmer – 1/2 x 4 1/2 to each side of panel, add to card front
  • Wrapped in Plaid DSP – cut out 4 pieces:  3/4 x 1 1/2, 1 x 2, 1 1/4 x 2 1/2, 1 1/2 x 3, fold in each side of each piece, layer
  • Soft Suede – cut out piece for tree trunk, add behind tree, add to card front
  • Gold Glimmer – cut out star from Stitched Stars Dies, add to top of tree using dimensionals
  • Add some Gold Glimmer Enamel Dots to tree to finish off

LOVE how this turned out!

And now our latest collection…

We created a new Gifts of Good Taste Collection with SIX packaging ideas along with our favorite (and easy!) holiday cookie and candy recipes! It is so nice to give special hand-made little gifts to co-workers, neighbors, your mailperson and UPS drivers! We’ve used a variety of Holiday Catalog Stamp Set 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! This Gifts of Good Taste Collection has step-by-step picture tutorials featuring SIX gift packaging ideas using Stampin’ Up! products with corresponding recipes you can quickly make up and give away! See more details here!

Set(s): So Many Stars
Paper: Whisper White, Cherry Cobbler, Soft Suede, Wrapped in Plaid DSP, Gold Glimmer
Ink: Cherry Cobbler
Other: Stitched Stars Dies, Gold Glimmer Enamel Dots, 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’!

 

Holly Jolly Christmas

And it’s Saturday again! We are still having so much fun with the new Holiday Mini! This week we are featuring Christmas cards with boughs, wreaths, evergreen etc!

I absolutely LOVE the holly image from the Christmas Gleaming set…you just can’t go wrong with it!

Here’s the details…

  • Shaded Spruce – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Shaded Spruce – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Stylish Scroll Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Wrapped in Plaid (mostly red plaid) – 2 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Gold Glimmer – 1/2 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp holly multiple times, color using Blend:  Cherry Cobbler and Shaded Spruce, cut out, layer, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting in Cherry Cobbler, cut out, add to card front using Dimensionals
  • Gold Glimmer – cut out long from Details Skate Dies, add to card front
  • Add some Gold Glimmer Enamel Dots to finish off

LOVE how this turned out!

And now our latest collection…

We created a new Gifts of Good Taste Collection with SIX packaging ideas along with our favorite (and easy!) holiday cookie and candy recipes! It is so nice to give special hand-made little gifts to co-workers, neighbors, your mailperson and UPS drivers! We’ve used a variety of Holiday Catalog Stamp Set 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! This Gifts of Good Taste Collection has step-by-step picture tutorials featuring SIX gift packaging ideas using Stampin’ Up! products with corresponding recipes you can quickly make up and give away! See more details here!

Set(s): Christmas Gleaming
Paper: Whisper White, Shaded Spruce, Wrapped in Plaid DSP, Gold Glimmer
Ink: Memento Black, Cherry Cobbler, BLENDS:  Cherry Cobbler, Shaded Spruce
Other: Detailed Skate Dies, Stylish Scroll Embossing Folder, Gold Glimmer Enamel Dots, 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’!

 

Santa Claus is Coming to Town

And it’s Saturday again! We are still having so much fun with the new Holiday Mini! This week we are featuring Christmas cards santas, elves, penquins and more!

Here’s the details…

  • Shaded Spruce – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Shaded Spruce – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Subtle Embossing folder, add to card front
  • Wrapped in Plaid (Green/gold/white plaid) – 1 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Wrapped in Plaid (Red/gold/white plaid) – 2 3/8 x 4 1/8, add to card front
  • Gold Foil – 1/4 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Gold Foil and Gold Glimmer – cut out stars, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp elf in Memento Black, color using Cherry Cobber and Shaded Spruce Blends, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting using Cherry Cobbler, cut out using Classic Label Punch (punch twice to shorten), layer onto Gold Glimmer (punch ends using Classic Label punch), add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Gold Glimmer Enamel Dots to finish off

Oh how CUTE!

SIX WEEKS OF CHRISTMAS COLLECTIONS

We’ve had SIX WEEKS of Christmas Collections leading up to the Christmas holidays! We have STEP BY STEP tutorials for card ideas, special fold cards and MANY small favors and gifts packed in our Collections just in time for gift giving and craft shows! Did you miss any of them?   Find out more about EACH Collection here!

Set(s): #elfie
Paper: Whisper White, Shaded Spruce, Wrapped in Plaid DSP, Gold Foil, Gold Glimmer
Ink: Memento Black, Cherry Cobbler, BLENDS:  Cherry Cobbler, Shaded Spruce
Other: Stitched Stars Dies, Subtle Emboss Folder, Gold Glimmer Enamel Dots, Classic Label Punch, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Non-traditional Christmas Colors

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 non-traditional Christmas colors!  I decided to go with nice and BRIGHT!

Here’s the details…

  • Melon Mambo – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, run through the Subtle Folder, layer onto Gorgeous Grape 3 3/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Brights DSP – Coastal Cabana print – 3/4 x 3 1/2, add to card front
  • Coastal Cabana, Granny Apple Green, Melon Mambo – stamp large ornament using Versamark, white emboss, punch out, add to card front (pink one is added using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting using Gorgeous Grape, cut out, add to card front
  • Gorgeous Grape Striped Ribbon – tie three small knots, add to top of each ornament using Glue Dot
  • Add some Glitter Enamel Dots to finish off

How HAPPY is this!

And now our latest collection…

Skating is such a FUN activity in the winter and this Free Skate Bundle has the PERFECT sized skates to use on cards, scrapbooking or small gifts! Our FREE SKATE COLLECTION combines the Free Skate Stamp Set and Detailed Skate Dies along with the Wrapped In Plaid Designer Paper for warm traditional Christmas look and feel! This Free Skate Collection has four step-by-step picture tutorials…three cards (one a special fun-fold!) and a great packaging idea for a small gift or two that could be adapted for use ALL year around!  See all the details HERE!

Set(s): Christmas Gleaming
Paper: Whisper White, Melon Mambo, Gorgeous Grape, Granny Apple Green, Coastal Cabana, Brights DSP Paper Pack
Ink: Gorgeous Grape, Versamark
Other: Glitter Enamel Dots, Gorgesous Grape Striped Ribbon, White Embossing Powder, Subtle Embossing Folder, Gleaming Ornaments Punch Pack, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Christmas Treat

And it’s Saturday again! We are still having so much fun with the new Holiday Mini! This week we are sharing a Christmas treat or favor!

Here’s the details…

  • Real Red – cut out TWO of the Perfect Parcel dies and put together
  • Let it Snow DSP – 2 x 7 1/2, wrap around box
  • Whisper White – stamp dotted mug in Coastal Cabana and striped mug in Real Red, cut out both.
  • Red Glitter – punch out 1/4″ dots, add randomly to mug
  • Whisper White – cut out solid candy cane
  • Real Red – cut out striped candy cane, add to white base, add behind dotted mug, layer the two mugs together, add to wrap using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – cut out tag, stamp greeting using Memento Black, add to mug using dimensionals
  • Whisper white – stamp holly twice, color, cut out add one to candy can and one to tag
  • Coastal Cabana – cut out bow, add to tag, add red rhinestone to center of bow to finish off.

This is the first time I’ve used this die…it makes a good size treat holder that you could quite a few treats in!

And now our latest collection…and it’s our fifth week of our six weeks of Christmas…

Who doesn’t think this moose is adorable? It is a perfect stamp set for people who loves the outdoors, or it makes great masculine cards! Our MERRY MOOSE COLLECTION will get you ready for Christmas AND other holidays, too! This EXPANDED Merry Moose Collection of tutorials has four Christmas card ideas, two birthday card ideas, and two small favor boxes that you will LOVE for your craft shows and gift giving anytime!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Cup of Christmas
Paper: Whisper White, Real Red, Coastal Cabana, Let it Snow DSP, Red Glitter
Ink: Memento Black, Markers:  Real Red, Shaded Spruce
Other: Cup of Cheer Dies, Pretty Parcel Die, 1/4″ Hole Punch, Red Rhinestones, 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’!