Category Archives: Spring Mini

Pretty Perennials

Happy Thursday! This week it’s sketch inspiration time…

I decided to have some fun with the Playing with Patterns DSP…

Here’s the details…

  • Crushed Curry – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Whisper White – 4 x 5 1/4, add to card front
  • Playing with Patterns DSP – 4 prints – 1 1/4 x 3 1/4 each, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 1 1/2 x 3 – stamp happy in Crushed Curry, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Night of Navy – 1/4 x 3 1/4, add to card fornt
  • Crushed Curry – stamp greeting in Night of Navy, punch out with the Classic Label Punch, add to card front
  • Add some Crushed Curry Playing with Patterns Resin Dots to finish off

What a fun card!

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary and see what our AMAZING design team has done!

Check out our latest collection…

Ice cream, ice cream, we all scream for ice cream!  And, of course, popsicles, too!  For our latest Collection of tutorials, we are using the Sweet Ice Cream Stamp Set and Ice Cream Cone Builder Punch!  You’ll get SIX unique tutorials that include four cards (one a special fold), a treat box and a special 3D favor!   See more details HERE!

Set(s): Pretty Perennials
Paper: Whisper White, Crushed Curry, Night of Navy, Playing with Patterns DSP
Ink: Crushed Curry, Night of Navy
Other: Classic Label Punch, Playing with Patterns Resin Dots, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

IM165 – Dragonfly Garden

It’s Monday again and you know what that means…it’s time for another AWESOME inspiration! This week its an awesome dragonfly print…

I so LOVE dragonflies!  (Bet you would NEVER guess that!)

Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Subtles DSP (Balmy Blue woodgrain print) – 3 x 5 1/4, add two pieces of Just Jade ribbon around piece then add to card front from
  • Night of Navy – cut out the ornate layers frame, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – 2 1/8 x 3 1/2, stamp flower image in Memento Black, color using Balmy Blue and Just Jade Blends, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp dragonfly in Memento Black, color with Balmy Blue Blends, punch out, add Wink of Stella to the wings, add to card front
  • Just Jade – stamp greeting in Memento Black, punch out with the Classic label punch, add to card front using dimensionals

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary to check out Connie’s ADORABLE card!

And now for our latest collection…

Ice cream, ice cream, we all scream for ice cream!  And, of course, popsicles, too!  For our latest Collection of tutorials, we are using the Sweet Ice Cream Stamp Set and Ice Cream Cone Builder Punch!  You’ll get SIX unique tutorials that include four cards (one a special fold), a treat box and a special 3D favor!   See more details HERE!

Set(s): Dragonfly Garden, Sweet Strawberry (greeting)
Paper: Whisper White, Night of Navy, Just Jade, Subtles DSP Paper Pack
Ink: Memento Black, BLENDS:  Balmy Blue, Just Jade
Other: Dragonfly Punch, Ornate Frames Dies, Classic Label Punch, Wink of Stella, Just Jade Ribbon, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Simply Succulents

Happy Thursday! This week it’s color inspiration time…

I these color worked nicely with the Simply Succulents set…

Here’s the details…

  • Seaside Spray – 4 1/4 x 11, folded
  • Whisper White – 4 x 5 1/4, cut out layering oval a little high and off to the right
  • Whisper White – cut out the detailed succulent die from the Potted Succulents Die set, add behind the oval then add panel to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp large succulent cluster and pot in Memento Black, color with Blends, cut out, layer and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Highland Heather – stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut out with stitched label, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Pastel Pearls to finish off

Don’t you just LOVE that detailed die!

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary and see what our AMAZING design team has done!

Check out our latest collection…

Ice cream, ice cream, we all scream for ice cream!  And, of course, popsicles, too!  For our latest Collection of tutorials, we are using the Sweet Ice Cream Stamp Set and Ice Cream Cone Builder Punch!  You’ll get SIX unique tutorials that include four cards (one a special fold), a treat box and a special 3D favor!   See more details HERE!

Set(s): Simply Succulent
Paper: Whisper White, Seaside Spray, Highland Heather
Ink: Memento Black, BLENDS:  Just Jade, Highland Heather, Seaside Spray
Other: Potted Succulent Dies, Layering Oval Dies, Pastel Pearls, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

IM164 – Sweet Strawberry

It’s Monday again and you know what that means…it’s time for another AWESOME inspiration! This week we have pretty clay pieces…

LOVE all that inspiration!

Here’s the details…

  • Smoky Slate – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Smoky Slate -3 3/4 x 4, run through the Painted Texture Embossing Folder, add two pieces of the Misty Moonlight Ribbon, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out two of the long stem leaves and 3 of different sizes stitched shape leaves and small circle center
  • Whisper White – 2 3/4 x 2 3/4, add the Stitched Whimsy Die to panel, stamp greeting in Misty Moonlight, add the two long stem leaves behind panel, add panel to card front using dimensionals
  • Misty Moonlight – cut out small center
  • Petal pink – cut out two layers of flower and add together, add Misty Moonlight center
  • Misty Moonlight – cut out two layers of flower and add together add white center
  • Add leaves behind flowers and add to cared front

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary to check out Connie’s ADORABLE card!

And now for our latest collection…

Stampin’ Up!’s FLOWERING CACTUS PRODUCT MEDLEY is a GREAT value and everywhere you look, cacti are featured as part of home décor!  We loved the whimsical cactus images and “punny” greetings in the stamp set, so just had to use it for our next Collection!  The Flowering Cactus Product Medley kit comes with stamps, dies, designer paper, felt flowers, and two colors of linen thread, everything you need to make it EASY to create!  You’ll get FOUR unique tutorials that include three cards (one a special fold), and a fun organizing project! See more details HERE!

Set(s): Sweet Strawberry
Paper: Whisper White, Smoky Slate, Misty Moonlight, Petal Pink
Ink: Misty Moonlight
Other: Pierced Blooms Dies, Stitched with Whimsy Dies, Painted Textures Embossing Folder, Misty Moonlight Ribbon, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Cards for Kids

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to make a card for a kid!

The Snailed It set and matching DSP were just PERFECT for this theme!  Here’s the details…

  • Pool Party – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, add the Stitched Whimsy Die, layer onto Real Red – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, add to card front
  • Snail Mail DSP – cut out two of the envelopes – I wanted the pink on the outside and the blue background snails on the inside so I layered the flap before putting together, add to card front
  • Daffodil Delight – stamp image in Memento Black, cut out, add to card front, Real Red, stamp just the envelop, cut out and add to image
  • Whisper White – stamp the larger snail in Memento Black, color with Blends, cut out (no presents) and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Cut out the mustached snail and the smaller snail from the DSP, add to card front
  • Add some Resin Hearts to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

Stampin’ Up!’s FLOWERING CACTUS PRODUCT MEDLEY is a GREAT value and everywhere you look, cacti are featured as part of home décor!  We loved the whimsical cactus images and “punny” greetings in the stamp set, so just had to use it for our next Collection!  The Flowering Cactus Product Medley kit comes with stamps, dies, designer paper, felt flowers, and two colors of linen thread, everything you need to make it EASY to create!  You’ll get FOUR unique tutorials that include three cards (one a special fold), and a fun organizing project! See more details HERE!

Set(s): Snailed It
Paper: Whisper White, Pool Party, Real Red, Snail Mail DSP
Ink: Memento Black, BLENDS:  Daffodil Delight, Real Red, Bermuda Bay
Other: Snail Dies, Stitched Whimsy Dies, Dimensionals

Click Previous to go back to Create with Connie and Mary site and forward to the see what Cindy has been up to!

 

 

 

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

IM163 – Flowering Cactus

It’s Monday again and you know what that means…it’s time for another AWESOME inspiration! This week its a colorful cactus print…

LOVE the colors!

Here’s the details…

  • Bermuda Bay – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Regals DSP Paper Pack – (Real Red woodgrain print) – 3 1/2 x 3 1/2
  • Night of Navy – TWO pieces 1/2 x 3 1/4, add to top and bottom of Real Red piece, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out Stitched Nested Label, stamp greeting in Night of Navy, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Night of Navy – cut out the two long cacti, add to cad front
  • Whisper White – stamp images in Bermuda Bay, Pretty Peacock, Night of Navy, Real Red, cut out, layer, add to card front
  • Cut out the little sparkles in Bermuda By, add to card front to finish off

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary to check out Connie’s ADORABLE card!

And now for our latest collection…

Stampin’ Up!’s FLOWERING CACTUS PRODUCT MEDLEY is a GREAT value and everywhere you look, cacti are featured as part of home décor!  We loved the whimsical cactus images and “punny” greetings in the stamp set, so just had to use it for our next Collection!  The Flowering Cactus Product Medley kit comes with stamps, dies, designer paper, felt flowers, and two colors of linen thread, everything you need to make it EASY to create!  You’ll get FOUR unique tutorials that include three cards (one a special fold), and a fun organizing project! See more details HERE!

Set(s): Flowering Cactus
Paper: Whisper White, Bermuda Bay, Night of Navy, Regals DSP Paper Pack
Ink: Bermuda Bay, Pretty Peacock, Night of Navy, Real Red
Other: Flowering Cactus Dies, Stitched Nested Dies, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Favorite New DSP

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to use our favorite new DSP – oh…there are so may nice ones that this was TOUGH!  But I think my all time favorite it Hydrangea Hill – LOVE those colors!

Here’s the details…

  • Seaside Spray – 4 1/4 x 11
  • Whisper White – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Tasteful Textures Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Hydrangea Hill DSP – TWO multi-color print pieces 1 x 3 3/4, on purple print piece – 1 1/2 x 3 3/4, layer and add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out a much of the Lacy Petal die piece (that is 12 of the smaller individual ones in the back), layer everything together, add some of the Seaside Spray Metallic ribbon behind it and add to card front
  • Pear Pizzazz – stamp just the top line of this greeting in Memento Black, cut out around it, add to card front
  • Add some Pastel Pearl to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

The Hydrangea Hill Suite is absolutely delightful and we chose it to be our next featured Collection from the Jan-June 2021 Mini Catalog!  Not only are the colors AMAZING but with the Hydrangea Haven Stamp Set and Hydrangea Dies there are so many different ways to make your hydrangeas beautiful!  We’ve created SIX projects, including FOUR cards (one a fun fold), a small 3D décor item, and a darling favor box you will love!  See more details here!

Set(s): Peaceful Moments
Paper: Whisper White, Seaside Spray, Pear Pizzazz, Hydrangea Hill DSP
Ink: Memento Black
Other: Lacy Petals Dies, Seaside Spray Metallic Ribbon, Pastel Pearls, Dimensionals

Click Previous to go back to Create with Connie and Mary site and forward to the see what Cindy has been up to!

 

 

 

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

IM162 – Snailed It

It’s Monday again and you know what that means…it’s time for another AWESOME inspiration! This week its adorable snail lollipops…

Aren’t these FUN!  Of course I HAD to use the Snailed It set…LOVE this set!

 

Here’s the details…

  • Daffodil Delight – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Daffodil Delight – 3 3/4 x 5, stamp the circle (that is from the inside of the word bubble – hope you didn’t throw it away!) in Daffodil Delight, add to cad front
  • Snail Mail DSP – cut out circles from three different prints using Layering Circle Dies, add to card front
  • Basic Black – 1/4 x 4 1/2, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp snail (without the envelope on top) 3 times in Memento Black, color using Blends, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Pool Party – stamp word bubble and greeting in Memento Black, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Matte Black Dots to finish off

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary to check out Connie’s ADORABLE card!

And now for our latest collection…

The Hydrangea Hill Suite is absolutely delightful and we chose it to be our next featured Collection from the Jan-June 2021 Mini Catalog!  Not only are the colors AMAZING but with the Hydrangea Haven Stamp Set and Hydrangea Dies there are so many different ways to make your hydrangeas beautiful!  We’ve created SIX projects, including FOUR cards (one a fun fold), a small 3D décor item, and a darling favor box you will love!  See more details here!

Set(s): Snailed It
Paper: Whisper White, Basic Black, Daffodil Delight, Pool Party, Snail Mail DSP
Ink: Memento Black, BLENDS:  Daffodil Delight, Real Red, Bermuda Bay (Lt), Pool Party (Dk)
Other: Snail Dies, Layering Circles Dies, Matte Black Dots, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Lots of Heart

Happy Thursday! This week it’s sketch inspiration time…

 

I LOVE this sketch…

Here’s the details…

  • So Saffron – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Flower & Field DSP (Bumblebee dotted) – 3 1/2 x 4 1/4, add strips of Flirty Flamingo (1/2 x 4 1/4) to top and bottom, add to card front
  • Flower & Field DSP (flower print) – FOUR 1 5/8 x 2 1/8, add to card front
  • Whisper white – cut out two sizes for flowers to create 4 flowers, layer, add to card front
  • Flirty Flamingo – cut out 4 small centers, add to centers of flowers
  • Flirty Flamingo – stamp greeting in Memento Black, punch out with Classic Label Punch, add to card front using dimensionals

Don’t you just LOVE it!

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary and see what our AMAZING design team has done!

Check out our latest collection…

The Hydrangea Hill Suite is absolutely delightful and we chose it to be our next featured Collection from the Jan-June 2021 Mini Catalog!  Not only are the colors AMAZING but with the Hydrangea Haven Stamp Set and Hydrangea Dies there are so many different ways to make your hydrangeas beautiful!  We’ve created SIX projects, including FOUR cards (one a fun fold), a small 3D décor item, and a darling favor box you will love!  See more details here!

Set(s): Lots of Heart
Paper: Whisper White, So Saffron, Flirty Flamingo, Flower & Field DSP (SAB)
Ink: Memento Black
Other: Pierced Blooms Dies, Classic Label Punch, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

IM161 – Lots of Heart

It’s Monday again and you know what that means…it’s time for another AWESOME inspiration! This week its and awesome Valentine wreath…

I just had to use the Lots of Heart set…

Here’s the details…

  • Real Red – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, layer onto Basic Black – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, add to card front
  • Basic Black – cut out scallop heart, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp checked heart, cut out, add to card front
  • Crumb Cake – cut out line of swirly hearts, add to card front
  • Real Red – stamp small dotted heart in Memento Black, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting in Memento Black, cut out using Classic Label Punch, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add two small Matte Black Dots to finish off

Don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary to check out Connie’s ADORABLE card!

And now for our latest collection…

Love is in Air!  Not only on February 14th, but really just about any time of the year.  One thing we love about the Forever & Always Stamp Set and Always Dies, is that it isn’t just for Valentine’s Day!  If you look closely, it is perfectly suited for any day…birthdays, anniversaries, or weddings!  Our next collection featuring the Love You Always Suite has a little of everything!  We’ve made three cards (one a fun fold), and a decorated gift box that has a couple treats and a surprise inside for someone special!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Lots of Heart
Paper: Whisper White, Basic Black, Real Red, Crumb Cake
Ink: Memento Black, Real Red
Other: Many Hearts Dies, Classic Label Punch, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!