Category Archives: Saturday Blog Hop

Favorite New Preorder Set

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to use our favorite new preorder set.  That was a no-brainer for me…FOREVER FERN!

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, run through the Old World Paper Embossing Folder, layer onto Purple Posey – 3 3/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out largest Tasteful Labels die, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp larger leaf in Coastal Cabana, long thin leaf in Gorgeous Grape and small leaf in Pacific Point, cut out layer, add to card front
  • Gold Foil – cut out the 3 small leaf dies, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting using Versamark, gold emboss, cut out using the Classic Label Punch, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Nobel Peacock rhinestones to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

Our second release from Stampin’ Up!’s new Annual Catalog is the beautiful FOREVER GREENERY SUITE of products.  We love the wide variety of leaf images!  For this Collection, we combined the Forever Fern Stamp Set  and Forever Flourishing Dies with Forever Greenery Designer Paper and Accessories. This Collection contains three cards (one a special fold card) and a creative 3D project perfect for your classes or to give as a gift.  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Forever Fern
Paper: Whisper White, Purple Posy, Gold Foil
Ink: Coastal Cabana, Gorgeous Grape, Pacific Point, Versamark
Other: Old World Paper Embossing Folder, Forever Flourishing Dies, Tasteful Labels Dies, Nobel Peacock Rhinestones, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

Brighter Days Ahead

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to make a card to cheer someone up.  I couldn’t wait to use my new sunflower set for this…

Here’s the details…

  • Daffodil Delight – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Daffodil Delight – 4 x 5 1/2, run through the Tasteful Textile embossing folder, add to card front
  • Forever Greenery DSP – TWO pieces 1 1/4 x 3 3/4, add to card front
  • Whisper White – Stamp the small sunflower 3 times, color using Blends, cut out
  • Whisper White – Stamp greeting using Mossy Meadow, cut out using a Tasteful Label die, layer everything together
  • Add some pieces of the 1/4″ Bumblebee Gingham Ribbon behind the flowers and label, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some of the Cinnamon Cider enamel dots to finish up.

And now for our latest collection…

For this Collection, we combined the Beautiful World Stamp Set and World Map Dies, with the bright, fun NEW 2020-22 In Colors for a fresh and modern look!  This Collection contains four cards and two customer-focused 3D gift project tutorials for open houses, catalog reveals or virtual classes.  ALL six project tutorials are BRAND NEW and have step-by-step directions.  Several projects are “class kit to go” focused using dies and In Color cardstock, designer paper and accessories, with only a stamped greeting added.  See all the details HERE!

Set(s): Celebrate Sunflowers
Paper: Whisper White, Daffodil Delight, Forever Greenery DSP
Ink: Memento Black, BLENDS:  Mango Melody (B), Daffodil Delight (L), Mossy Meadow (D), Old Olive (B), Soft Suede (D), Bronze, Ivory
Other: Tasteful Textile Embossing Folder, Tasteful Label Dies, Sunflowers Dies, 1/4″ Daffodil Gingham Ribbon, Incolor Enamel Dots, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

Use a Neglected Product

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to use a product that we have been neglecting.   That was an easy one for me.  I LOVE the Wiggle Worm set but haven’t used it in such a long time.  I just had to pull it out again before it went away!

Here’s the details…

  • Daffodil Delight – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Best Dressed DSP (daffodil diagonal stripe) – 3 x 5, add to card front
  • Regal DSP paper (Old Olive) – 1 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Gorgeous Grape DSP & Real Red cardstrock – 1/4 x 4 1/2, add to card front
  • Balmy Blue – cutout the Stitched So Sweetly Scalloped Rectangular Die, stamp greeting using Memento Black
  • Whisper White – stamp the dragonfly, lady bug, bee and worm using Memento Black and color using Blends, cut out
  • Granny Apple Green – 3 7/8 x 1 1/4, cut out grass, use one piece for the front piece and the other for the back, add the bugs and add to blue panel, add to card front using dimensionals

And now for our latest collection…

For this Collection of six card tutorials, we paired BAND TOGETHER AND DETAILED BANDS DIES with the ORNATE GARDEN DESIGNER PAPER and accessories to create SIX different cards! ALL six card tutorials are BRAND NEW and have step-by-step directions.  And the great thing…everything used in this collection will be in the new catalog!  See the details HERE!

Set(s): Wiggle Worms
Paper: Whisper White, Daffodil Delight, Balmy Blue, Real Red, Granny Apple Green, Best Dressed DSP, Brights and Regals DSP paper packs
Ink: Memento Black, BLENDS:  Real Red, Daffodil Delight, Gorgeous Grape, Granny Apple Green, Bermuda Bay, Pool Party, Smoky Slate
Other: Bugs Dies, Stitched So Sweetly Dies, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

Favorite Retiring Stamp Set

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to use our favorite retiring stamp set.  And this week we are welcoming two NEW design team member!  Let’s give a warm Create welcome to Cindy Elam and Brenda Nelson!

I decided to go with a set that was in the Occasions Mini and sadly won’t be in the catalog next year.  We have so few good music sets and this was definitely one of them!  Here’s the details…

  • Bermuda Bay – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, layer onto Pacific Point 3 3/4 x 5, stamp the music notes using Calypso Coral, Bermuda Bay and Pacific Point, add panel to card front
  • Basic Black – punch out TWO 1 1/2 circle, cut out a 3/4″ circle from Calypso Coral and Bermuda Bay, punch a 1/8″ circle in the center of each and add to the black circles.  Add to card front on an angle.
  • Whisper White – stamp keyboard in Memento Black, add to card front
  • Follow Your Art DSP – stamp the treble clef and guitar neck using Memento Black, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Crushed Curry – 7/8 x 2 1/2, stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut into a banner, add to card front using dimensionals.
  • Add some of the black sequins from the Peaceful Poppies Sequins to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

For this EXPANDED Collection of tutorials, we paired several different embossing folders…some bold and some subtle…with the Stitched Nested Label Dies and Best Dressed Designer Paper for a suggestion on how to finish off your cards. But…the focus is really on the techniques! ALL tutorials are BRAND NEW and have step-by-step photo directions. See the details HERE!

Set(s): Music from the Heart
Paper: Whisper White, Bermuda Bay, Pacific Point, Crushed Curry, Follow Your Art DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Calypso Coral, Bermuda Bay, Pacific Point
Other: 1 1/2″ Circle punch, 3/4″ Circle punch, 1/8″ hole punch, Peaceful Poppies Sequins, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

Brings May Flowers

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to use our flower stamps.  I haven’t used the Soft Spring hostess set in a while and I thought it would be a great set for the challenge today.

Here’s the details…

  • Daffodil Delight – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Daffodil Delight – 3 3/4 x 5
  • Brights DSP (Pacific Point Gingham print) – 2 1/2 x 5, add to panel, wrap piece of Granny Apple Green Texture Ribbon around panel, add panel to card front using Dimensionals
  • Whisper White – Cut out ornate frame, mask off area and sponge strip using Daffodil Delight
  • Stamp stamp leaves in Granny Apple Green and the flowers in Pacific Point, add frame using dimensionals
  • Pacific Point – 1/4 x 2 7/8, cut into a banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – 1/2 x 2 1/4, stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut into a banner, add to card front
  • Ad some Green Enamel Dots to finish off

And now our latest collection…

For this EXPANDED Collection of tutorials, we paired several different embossing folders…some bold and some subtle…with the Stitched Nested Label Dies and Best Dressed Designer Paper for a suggestion on how to finish off your cards.  But…the focus is really on the techniques!  ALL tutorials are BRAND NEW and have step-by-step photo directions.  See the details HERE!

Set(s): Soft Spring, Butterfly Gala
Paper: Whisper White, Daffodil Delight, Pacific Point, Brights DSP Paper Pack
Ink: Memento Black, Daffodil Delight, Granny Apple Green, Pacific Point
Other: Ornate Frames, Glitter Enamel Dots, Granny Apple Green Texture Ribbon, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

April Showers

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is April Showers!  Well that was an easy one!

Here’s the details…

  • Pool Party – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Pool Party – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Bead and Baubles Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Daffodil Delight – Punch out 2″ circle, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out Stitched So Sweetly Die, stamp greeting using Memento Black, add to card front
  • Birthday Bonanza DSP – stamp umbrella on Blue print and boots on yellow print, punch out umbrella and cut out boots
  • Whisper White – stamp umbrella handle in Memento Black, punch out, stamp flowers in Memento Black, color using Bermuda Bay, Pool Party, Daffodil and Granny Apple Green Delight Markers, cut out
  • Bermuda Bay – punch out just the handle of the umbrella
  • Layer everything together and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Tie a bow in the Daffodil Delight Ruched Ribbon, add to card front to finish off

What a great set and PERFECT for this challenge!

And now our latest collection…

Our Wildly Happy Collection with cute and cuddly animals pairs with the So Sentimental Bundle and Birthday Bonanza Designer Paper for a fun set of ALL OCCASION ideas! This expanded Collection of tutorials has four cards and two small 3D gift packaging ideas! All tutorials are BRAND NEW and have step-by-step photo directions.  See the details here!

Set(s): Under My Umbrella
Paper: Whisper White, Pool Party, Daffodil Delight, Bermuda Bay, Birthday Bonanza DSP
Ink: Memento Black, MARKERS:  Daffodil Delight, Bermuda Bay, Pool Party, Granny Apple Green
Other: 2″ Circle Punch, Umbrella Builder Punch, Stitched So Sweetly Dies, Daffodil Delight Ruched Ribbon, Beads and Baubles Embossing Folder, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

Easter Cards

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to make an Easter Card!  I absolutely LOVE the tulip set for this too…

Here’s the details…

  • Pool Party – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Vellum – 4 x 5 /4, run through the Parisian Flourish embossing folder, add to card front
  • Parisian DSP – 2 x 4, add to card front
  • Champagne Foil – 1/2 x 5 1/4, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out a Stitched Scallop Rectangle from the Stitched So Sweetly die, stamp stem and leaf using Pear Pizzazz, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp tulip in Petal Pink and leaf in Pear Pizzazz, punch out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Pool Party – 1/2 x 2 5/8, stamp greeting using Basic Grey, cut into a banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add a couple of Champagne Rhinestones to finish off

I lover the soft look of this!

And now our latest collection…

This Collection of tutorials, using Stampin’ Up!’s TIMELESS TROPICAL BUNDLE AND TROPICAL OASIS SUITE of products, has three cards (one a special fun fold!) and a clever 3D tote to fill with your favorite candy or a small gift! ALL tutorials are BRAND NEW and have step-by-step photo directions. Your customers will LOVE these fun projects!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Timeless Tulip
Paper: Whisper White, Pool Party, Parisian DSP, Vellum, Champagne Foil
Ink: Basic Grey, Petal Pink, Pear Pizzazz
Other: Stitched So Sweetly Dies, Tulip Builder Punch, Parisian Flourish Embossing Folder, Champagne Rhinestones, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Last Chance SAB

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is our last chance for our favorite SAB items!  I absolutely LOVE this paper that was part of the second release of SAB and just had to use it one last time!

Here’s the details…

  • Mint Macaron – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Flowering Foils DSP – 3 3/4 x 5, color using Calypso Coral, Petal Pink and Mint Macaron Blends, layer onto Whisper White 3 7/8 x 5 1/8, add to card front
  • Silver Foil – cut out scallop stitched rectangle, layer looped Organdy Striped Ribbon behind this piece then add to card front using dimensionals
  • Petal Pink – stamp greeting using Versamark, copper emboss, cut out using Stitched So Sweetly die, loop some Mint Macaron 1/8″ sheer mini Linen ribbon  behind it then add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add a couple of the Champagne Rhinestones to finish off.

I absolutely LOVE this paper!

And now our latest collection…

This Collection of tutorials, using the CLUBHOUSE STAMP SET AND GOLF CLUB DIES combined with the Country Club Designer Paper, has three cards (one a gift card holder!) and a fun 3D favor for any sports lover. ALL tutorials are BRAND NEW and have step-by-step photo directions. We know these will be a hit in your classes!  See the details HERE!

Set(s): So Sentimental
Paper: Whisper White, Mint Macaron, Petal Pink, Flowering Foil DSP, Silver Foil
Ink: Versamark, BLENDS:  Calypso Coral (Lt), Petal Pink, Mint Macaron
Other: Stitched So Sweetly Dies, Copper Embossing Powder, Champagne Rhinestones, Organdy Striped Ribbon, Mint Macaron Mini Linen Ribbon, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Let’s Get Away

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is the theme “Let’s Get Away”!  Wow…Connie comes up with these themes typically a couple months in advance so we can work ahead.  It’s amazing with everything going on right now how many of us would like just that to ‘get away’!

Here’s the details…

  • Seaside Spray – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Seaside Spray – 3 3/4 x 5, run through Stone embossing folder (SAB), sponge some Seaside Spray ink over the bumps, add to card front
  • Golden Honey DSP (black/white stripe) – 1 1/4 x 5 add to card front
  • Night of Navy – cut out triangle banner from Bonanza Dies, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out tag from the Bonanza Dies, stamp tire tracks in Basic Grey and greeting in Memento Black
  • Add Dark Blue and Red Twine from the Country Club Twine pack, add tag to card front using dimensionals
  • Real Red – cut out triangle banner from Bonanza Dies, add to card front sing dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp motorcycle twice, color one using Real Red and Smoky Slate Blends and the other using Night of Navy and Smoky Slate Blends, cut out add blue directly onto tag and red one using dimensionals

This is just such a simple, fun set!

And now our latest collection…

This EXPANDED Special Collection using Ornate Style Stamp Set and Ornate Layers Dies (plus the Ornate Thanks greeting set) has FOUR cards and TWO 3D treat tutorials that will make you say WOW! The detail in these dies are amazing! ALL tutorials are BRAND NEW and have step-by-step photo directions. We know these will be a hit in your classes! See more details HERE!

Set(s): Pedal to the Metal
Paper: Whisper White, Seaside Spray, Night of Navy, Real Red, Golden Honey DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Basic Grey, Seaside Spray, Blends:  Real Red, Night of Navy, Smoky Slate
Other: Bonanza Dies, Country Club Twine, Stone Embossing Folder (SAB), Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

Luck of the Irish

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is “Luck of the Irish” – cards using shades of green!

I decided to go with a little bit a green and a whole lot of Irish in mine…

Here’s the details…

  • Granny Apple Green – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Bricks and Mortar Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Pleased as Punch DSP – rainbow striped print – 2 1/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Brights DSP Paper Pack – 3/4 x 3 1/2, add to card front
  • Gold Glimmer – 1/4 x 3 3/4, add to card front
  • Basic Black – punch out the Label Me Lovely punch for the pot, punch two 1/2″ circles, add to the bottom as the ‘feet’ of the pot
  • Gold Foil and Gold Glimmer – cut out numerous 1/2″ circle and add to the to of the pot, add pot to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – 7/8 x 1 3/4, stamp greeting using Versamark, gold emboss, punch out using the Label Me Fancy punch, add to pot using dimensionals
  • Gold Foil and Gold Glimmer – punch out numerous ones using 1/4″ hole punch, add one on each side of the label on the pot and several on the card front to finish off.

Oh what fun!

And now our latest collection…

This EXPANDED Special Collection using Ornate Style Stamp Set and Ornate Layers Dies (plus the Ornate Thanks greeting set) has FOUR cards and TWO 3D treat tutorials that will make you say WOW! The detail in these dies are amazing! ALL tutorials are BRAND NEW and have step-by-step photo directions. We know these will be a hit in your classes!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Heartfelt
Paper: Whisper White, Basic Black, Granny Apple Green, Pleased as Punch DSP, Bright DSP Paper Pack, Gold Foil, Gold Glimmer
Ink: Versamark
Other: Label Me Pretty Punch, Label Me Fancy Punch, 1/4″ Hole Punch, 1/2″ Circle Punch, Brick and Mortal Embossing Folder, Gold Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!