IM227 – Happiness Abounds

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It’s Monday again and you know what that means…it’s time for another AWESOME inspiration! This week it’s a pretty cake…

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I just love the flowers in the Hues of Happiness DSP…

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Pretty Flowers Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Hues of Happiness DSP – cut out one large dark pink flower, 2 medium roses and several leaves, layer together and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Melon Mambo – 1/4 x 3 1/2, cut slant on one side
  • Soft Seafoam – 5/8 x 2 3/4, stamp greeting in Early Espresso, cut into banner, add Melon Mambo strip behind then add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some pink Glossy Dots

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…

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If you need a card and want to make it fun, choose the playful images and cheerful greetings in the Sweet Songbirds Stamp Set!  The solid images make quick work of stamping and punching in a variety of colors!  This Collection of tutorials has three card designs (one a fun fold) and a cute little decorative gift.  We’ve paired the Sweet Songbirds Stamp Set and Songbird Builder Punch with the new 2022-24 In Colors Designer Paper in this Collection for some bright, colorful fun!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Happiness Abounds
Paper: Basic White, Soft Seafoam, Melon Mambo, Hues of Happiness DSP
Ink: Early Espresso
Other: Pretty Flowers Embossing Folder, Glossy Dots, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary

Favorite New In Color

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And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to use our favorite new In Color.  This was sort of tough since there are several that I like…

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Here’s the details…

  • Sweet Sorbet – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Sweet Sorbet – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Gingham Embossing Folder, sponge around edges in Sweet Sorbet, add to card front
  • Heart & Home Doily – turn any one of the color over to the white side, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Tea Boutique DSP – Sorbet with light flowers – 2 x 3 1/2, layer onto Basic White – 2 1/8 x 3 5/8, add to card front
  • Basic White- 1/2 x 4 3/4, stamp greeting in Sweet Sorbet, cut into banner on both ends, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp image in Sweet Sorbet, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add a couple of white Classic Matte Dots to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

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If you need a card and want to make it fun, choose the playful images and cheerful greetings in the Sweet Songbirds Stamp Set!  The solid images make quick work of stamping and punching in a variety of colors!  This Collection of tutorials has three card designs (one a fun fold) and a cute little decorative gift.  We’ve paired the Sweet Songbirds Stamp Set and Songbird Builder Punch with the new 2022-24 In Colors Designer Paper in this Collection for some bright, colorful fun!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Sit Stay Relax (hostess)
Paper: Basic White, Sweet Sorbet, Tea Boutique DSP
Ink: Sweet Sorbet
Other: Heart & Home Doily, Gingham Embossing Folder, Classic Matte Dots, Dimensionals

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Celebrate Sunflowers

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

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I went pretty traditional with Daffodil Delight and Night of Navy…

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Here’s the details…

  • Daffodil Delight – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Vellum – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Hive embossing folder, add to card front
  • Tea Boutique DSP (yellow/white striped) – 1 1/4 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Night of Navy and Basic White – cut out Fabulous frame.  On white piece stamp large sunflower in Daffodil Delight and greeting in Night of Navy, add to Night of Navy frame, add to card front using dimensionals.
  • Add some yellow Glossy Dots to finish off

All ready to send out!

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…

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If you need a card and want to make it fun, choose the playful images and cheerful greetings in the Sweet Songbirds Stamp Set!  The solid images make quick work of stamping and punching in a variety of colors!  This Collection of tutorials has three card designs (one a fun fold) and a cute little decorative gift.  We’ve paired the Sweet Songbirds Stamp Set and Songbird Builder Punch with the new 2022-24 In Colors Designer Paper in this Collection for some bright, colorful fun!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Celebrate Sunflowers
Paper: Basic White, Daffodil Delight, Night of Navy, Tea Boutique DSP, Vellum
Ink: Daffodil Delight, Night of Navy
Other: Fabulous Frames Dies, Hive Embossing Folder, Glossy Dots, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary

Creatively Simple 35 – Flowers

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Happy Tuesday everyone and welcome to our Creatively Simple post where Connie and I take a theme each month am make ‘simple’ cards!  I LOVE simple cards! This month it’s

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Here’s my card for this week…

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Here’s the details…

  • Pale Papaya – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Pale Papaya – 3 3/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Calypso Coral – cut out frame, use marker to highlight the embossed sections
  • Basic White – cut out frame again, use just the rectangular section, stamp splatter in Mint Macaron, add inside frame, add frame to card front
  • Basic White – stamp flower in Basic Grey, Color with Pale Papaya and Mint Macaron Blends, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Pale Papaya – 7/8 x 2 1/2, stamp greeting in Basic Grey, cut into banner, 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…

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The flower imagery in the Happiness Abounds Stamp Set is simple yet elegant!  The beautiful line-art images are perfect for different coloring and stamping techniques.  And the variety of greetings will convey your warm wishes.  This Collection of SIX card tutorials pairs the Happiness Abounds Stamp Set and the Blooming Happiness Dies with the Hues of Happiness Designer Paper.  Plus, we’ve used SIX different simple coloring techniques on our SIX card tutorials so you can focus on the stamp set, the coloring techniques or a combination of both!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Colors & Contour
Paper: Basic White, Pale Papaya, Calypso Coral
Ink: Basic Grey, Mint Macaron; BLENDS:  Pale Papaya, Mint Macaron
Other: Fabulous Frames Dies, Scallops & Contours Dies, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary

IM226 – Inspiration Monday

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It’s Monday again and you know what that means…it’s time for another AWESOME inspiration! This week it’s a fun pillow…

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I decided to use the colors for my inspiration…

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Here’s the details…

  • So Saffron – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Tahitian Tide – 3 1/4 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Basic Black – 3 1/2 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Very Vanilla – 3 1/4 x 4 1/2, ad to card front
  • So Saffron – stamp bottle outline 3 times, punch out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Tahitian Tide – punch out FOUR 1/2″ circles (retired), add to card front using dimensionals
  • Basic Black – 1/4 x 3 3/4, stamp greeting in Versamark, white emboss, cut angle on both ends, 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…

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The flower imagery in the Happiness Abounds Stamp Set is simple yet elegant!  The beautiful line-art images are perfect for different coloring and stamping techniques.  And the variety of greetings will convey your warm wishes.  This Collection of SIX card tutorials pairs the Happiness Abounds Stamp Set and the Blooming Happiness Dies with the Hues of Happiness Designer Paper.  Plus, we’ve used SIX different simple coloring techniques on our SIX card tutorials so you can focus on the stamp set, the coloring techniques or a combination of both!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Bottled Happiness
Paper: Very Vanilla, So Saffron, Basic Black, Tahitian Tide
Ink: Memento Black, Versamark
Other: Vintage Bottle punch, 1/2″ Circle Punch (retired), White Embossing Powder, dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary

Nature

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And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to use something from nature…I picked FLOWERS!

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Here’s the details…

  • Polished Pink – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Night of Navy – cut out largest Fabulous Frame, Basic White – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, run through Splatters Folder, add behind frame, add to frame to card front
  • Basic White – stamp large flower in Balmy Blue with Pacific Point center accent and Polished Pink with Melon Mambo center accent, stamp leaves in Granny Apple Green, cut everything out, layer and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Soft Seafoam – stamp greeting in Night of Navy, cut out using stitched banner from Stylish Shapes dies, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Iridescent Rhinestones to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

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The flower imagery in the Happiness Abounds Stamp Set is simple yet elegant!  The beautiful line-art images are perfect for different coloring and stamping techniques.  And the variety of greetings will convey your warm wishes.  This Collection of SIX card tutorials pairs the Happiness Abounds Stamp Set and the Blooming Happiness Dies with the Hues of Happiness Designer Paper.  Plus, we’ve used SIX different simple coloring techniques on our SIX card tutorials so you can focus on the stamp set, the coloring techniques or a combination of both!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Flowing Flowers
Paper: Basic White, Polish Pink, Night of Navy, Soft Seafoam
Ink: Night of Navy, Balmy Blue, Pacific Point, Polished Pink, Melon Mambo, Granny Apple Green
Other: Fabulous Frames Dies, Stylish Shapes Dies, Stripes & Splatters Embossing Folders, Iridescent Rhinestones, Dimensionals

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Sending Smiles

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

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I couldn’t wait to use the new Sending Smiles with this…

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Here’s the details…

  • Mint Macaron – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Abstract Beauty DSP – multicolor print – 3 3/4 x 5 and back side 1 1/4 x 5, add both to card front
  • Basic White – 2 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp flowers in Blushing Bride, centers in Versmark and gold emboss and stem in Mint Macaron, cut out, add to card front using dimensional; stamp greeting in Versamark, gold emboss, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Blushing Bride – 1/4 x 2 1/4, stamp greeting in Memento Black, cut into slants on both sides, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Gilded Gems to finish off

All ready to send out!

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…

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The flower imagery in the Happiness Abounds Stamp Set is simple yet elegant!  The beautiful line-art images are perfect for different coloring and stamping techniques.  And the variety of greetings will convey your warm wishes.  This Collection of SIX card tutorials pairs the Happiness Abounds Stamp Set and the Blooming Happiness Dies with the Hues of Happiness Designer Paper.  Plus, we’ve used SIX different simple coloring techniques on our SIX card tutorials so you can focus on the stamp set, the coloring techniques or a combination of both!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Sending Smiles
Paper: Basic White, Mint Macaron, Abstract Beauty DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Mint Macaron, Blushing Bride, Versamark
Other: Sending Dies, Gilded Gems, Gold Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary

Creatively Simple 34 – Happy

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Happy Tuesday everyone and welcome to our Creatively Simple post where Connie and I take a theme each month am make ‘simple’ cards!  I LOVE simple cards! This month it’s

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Here’s my card for this week…

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Here’s the details…

  • Balmy Blue – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Ombre Specialty Paper (blue) – 1/2 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Abstract Beauty DSP (blue/pink/gold print) – 3 1/4 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp greeting in Night of Navy and Marvelous Magenta, cut out with tag, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Double up piece of gold Simply Elegant Trim, tie into bow, add to tag
  • Add some Gilded Gems 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…

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The flower imagery in the Happiness Abounds Stamp Set is simple yet elegant!  The beautiful line-art images are perfect for different coloring and stamping techniques.  And the variety of greetings will convey your warm wishes.  This Collection of SIX card tutorials pairs the Happiness Abounds Stamp Set and the Blooming Happiness Dies with the Hues of Happiness Designer Paper.  Plus, we’ve used SIX different simple coloring techniques on our SIX card tutorials so you can focus on the stamp set, the coloring techniques or a combination of both!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Good feelings
Paper: Basic White, Balmy Blue, Abstract Beauty DSP, Ombre Specialty Paper
Ink: Night of Navy, Marvelous Magenta
Other: Tailor Made Tags Dies, Simply Elegant Trim, Gilded Gems, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary

IM225 – Let’s Set Sail

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It’s Monday again and you know what that means…it’s time for another AWESOME inspiration! This week it’s a modern metal wallhanging…

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How serene!

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic Grey – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • All Together DSP (black/white dotted) – 1 3/4 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Basic Whit e- 3 1/3 x 4 3/4, stamp water shadow at top in Basic Grey, to the left in Memento Black and bottom right in Versamark and White Emboss
  • Basic Black, Basic Grey, Silver Foil – punch out sailboats, add Basic Grey and Basic Black to card front, add silver using dimensionals
  • Basic Black – 7/8 x 2 1/4, stamp greeting in Versamark, white emboss, cut into banner, 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…

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The flower imagery in the Happiness Abounds Stamp Set is simple yet elegant!  The beautiful line-art images are perfect for different coloring and stamping techniques.  And the variety of greetings will convey your warm wishes.  This Collection of SIX card tutorials pairs the Happiness Abounds Stamp Set and the Blooming Happiness Dies with the Hues of Happiness Designer Paper.  Plus, we’ve used SIX different simple coloring techniques on our SIX card tutorials so you can focus on the stamp set, the coloring techniques or a combination of both!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Let’s Set Sail
Paper: Basic White, Basic Black, Basic Grey, All Together DSP, Silver Foil
Ink: Memento Black, Basic Grey, Versamark
Other: Sailboard Builder Punch, Silver Embossing Powder, White Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary

Favorite New Accessory

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And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to use our favorite new accessory from the annual catalog!  I picked the Hues of Happiness DSP and Glossy Dots – LOVE the Glossy Dots!

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Here’s the details…

  • Blushing Bride – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Basic Whit e- 3 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Hues of Happiness DSP (multicolor print) – 1 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Hues of Happiness DSP (red/yellow flower print) – cut out 3 large flowers in different colors, cut out 3 double leaves, layer, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Early Espresso – 5/8 x 4 1/4, stamp greeting in Versamark, white emboss add to card front using dimensionals
  • add some medium pink Glossy Dots to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

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“Cup of tea” is an expression that is used to describe something you like, something you are good at or something you enjoy doing.   And we know stampers have GREAT taste!  So, sit back, relax, and enjoy our CUP OF TEA COLLECTION of tutorials with their bright, fresh In-Colors and fun tea-theme images!  We’ve paired the Cup of Tea Stamp Set and Teacups Dies with the Tea Boutique Designer Paper to create the perfect projects for your upcoming launch or catalog parties, or to make for yourself!  Our CUP OF TEA COLLECTION has FOUR cards, ONE inventory project, and ONE gift project for a total of SIX tutorials that are overflowing with fun!  See more details here!

Set(s): Happiness Abounds
Paper: Basic White, Blushing Bride, Early Espresso, Hues of Happiness
Ink: Versamark
Other: Glossy Dots, White Embossing Power, Dimensionals

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