IM192 – Clever Cats

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

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How cute is that?  My sister has a cat who must be inside every and all boxes in her house…whether he actually fits or not really doesn’t matter to him!

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Here’s the details…

  • Crushed Curry – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Brights DSP Paper Pack – Bermuda Bay print – 1 x 6, add to card front on an angle, trim edges
  • Basic White – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, layer onto Blackberry Bliss – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, add panel to card front on an angle
  • Basic White – stamp cat in Crushed Curry, use post-it notes to mask cat then stamp outline of box in Memento Black, stamp inside of box in Bermuda Bay, cut out
  • Blackberry Bliss – punch out Label Me Lovely tag, add tag to panel then add cat using dimensionals, add to card front
  • Stamp greeting in Bermuda Bay and row of small dots in Blackberry Bliss
  • From Sharing Sunshine set stamp single dot in Crushed Curry, 3 dots in Bermuda Bay and Swirl in Blackberry Bliss
  • Add some diamond shaped Silver Epoxy Essentials 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…

We’re excited to use Stampin’ Up!’s PRETTY PUMPKINS BUNDLE for our next Collection to get us ready for fall!  The bundle features pumpkins and vines and leaves…oh my! You’ll get three card tutorials (one a special fold card) and a cute fall décor piece you can set out to hold your favorite candy, flowers, or other small items (it’s also PERFECT for a tiered tray display!)  More details here!

Set(s): Clever Cats, Sharing Sunshine
Paper: Basic White, Blackberry Bliss, Brights DSP Paper Pack
Ink: Memento Black, Crushed Curry, Bermuda Bay, Blackberry Bliss
Other: Label Me Lovely Punch, Epoxy Essentials, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

SunMarySig

In the Garden

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And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to be inspired by things found in the garden!  Oh I absolutely LOVE the SAB set Delicate Dahlias so I just had to use that (AGAIN!)…

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Here’s the details…

  • Daffodil Delight – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Basic White – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, add stitching with Stitched Whimsy Die, stamp greeting using Memento Black, add to card front using dimensionals
  • You’re a Peach DSP – blue/white stripe – 1/2 x 4, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp 1 large flower outline, 2 small flower outline, 2 multi-leaf stem outline and 2 small double-leaf outline in Memento black; large flower is Daffodil Delight and Mango Melody, small flowers Balmy Blue and leaves Granny Apple green, cut everything out, layer and add to card front
  • Add Clear Epoxy Essentials to flower centers to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

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STRONG OF HEART is Stampin’ Up!’s “Make A Difference” stamp set, where they donate $3 from each set sold to support heart health.  What a great way to give back to the community!  We’ve designed six exclusive cards using the heart images and encouraging sentiments in this Strong of Heart Stamp Set, paired with You’re A Peach Designer Paper.  Wouldn’t it make a WONDERFUL World Card Making Day class?  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Delicate Dahlias
Paper: Basic White, Daffodil Delight, You’re a Peach DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Daffodil Delight, Mango Melody, Balmy Blue, Granny Apple Green
Other: Stitched Whimsy Dies, Clear Epoxy Gems, Dimensionals

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

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Penguin Place

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

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What could be better for this inspiration then the awesome SAB Penguin Playmate DSP…

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Here’s the details…

  • Fresh Freesia – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 4 x 5 1/4
  • Basic White – cut out numerous Stitched Snowflakes dies, add to panel, trim off edges, add to card front
  • Penguin Playmate DSP – Freesia print – 3 x 4, add to card front
  • Penguin Playmate DSP – Midnight diagonal stripe print – 3/4 x 3 1/2, add to card front
  • Penguin Playmate DSP – Multi-color stripe print – 1/4 x 4, add to card front
  • Penguin Playmate DSP – cut out 2 different penguins and 1 polar bear, layer, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Just Jade – 1/4 x 2 3/8 – stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut slant on both sides, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some white Subtle Shimmer Sequins to finish off

WOO HOO!  TWO Christmas cards ready to send…LOL!!!

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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STRONG OF HEART is Stampin’ Up!’s “Make A Difference” stamp set, where they donate $3 from each set sold to support heart health.  What a great way to give back to the community!  We’ve designed six exclusive cards using the heart images and encouraging sentiments in this Strong of Heart Stamp Set, paired with You’re A Peach Designer Paper.  Wouldn’t it make a WONDERFUL World Card Making Day class?  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Penguin Place
Paper: Basic White, Fresh Freesia, Just Jade, Penguin Playmate DSP (SAB)
Ink: Memento Black
Other: Stitched Snowflakes Dies, Subtle Snowflakes Sequins, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

SunMarySig

IM191 – Delicate Dahlia

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

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I just LOVE those bright happy colors!

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic Whit e- 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Stitched Greenery Die, add to card front
  • Brights DSP – Daffodil Delight print – 1 1/4 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Brights DSP – Pacific Point print – THREE 1 1/4 x 3, add to card front
  • Basic White – 3 1/8 x 3 3/8 layer onto Daffodil Delight – 3 1/4 x 3 1/2, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp solid dahlia in Daffodil Delight, outline in Memento Black, cut out, stamp solid flower second time (mostly just center) in Pacific Point, outline In Memento Black, cut out center, add to flower, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Pacific Point – 5/8 x 1 5/8, 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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STRONG OF HEART is Stampin’ Up!’s “Make A Difference” stamp set, where they donate $3 from each set sold to support heart health.  What a great way to give back to the community!  We’ve designed six exclusive cards using the heart images and encouraging sentiments in this Strong of Heart Stamp Set, paired with You’re A Peach Designer Paper.  Wouldn’t it make a WONDERFUL World Card Making Day class?  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Delicate Dahlia (SAB)
Paper: Basic White, Daffodil Delight, Pacific Point, Brights DSP Paper Pack
Ink: Memento Black, Daffodil Delight, Pacific Point, Versamark
Other: Stitched Greenery Die, White Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

SunMarySig

Well Wishes

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to make a card wishing someone well.  I absolutely LOVE the Delicate Dahlia SAB set and thought it would be perfect!

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Here’s the details…

  • Pale Papaya – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 3/4 x 5, use Blending Brush to add Soft Seafoam ink over the scallop Plenty of Patterns Decorative Mask, layer onto Calypso Coral 3 7/8 x 5 1/8, add to card front on a slight angle
  • You’re a Peach DSP – Coral dotted print – 3/4 x 4 1/4, add to card front on a slight angle
  • Basic White – stamp Dahlia outline and of the of the large leaves outline in Memento Black, stamp inside leaves in Pear Pizzazz, ink inside dahlia with Pale Papaya then use a sponge dauber to add Calypso Coral and Daffodil Delight to stamp, cut everything out, layer and add to card front
  • Pale Papaya – stamp greeting in Memento Black, cut out using Tailor Made Tags, add a piece of Gold Shimmer Ribbon through tag hole, add tag to card front on a slight angle using dimensionals.

I think this would really brighten someone’s day!

And now for our latest collection…

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STRONG OF HEART is Stampin’ Up!’s “Make A Difference” stamp set, where they donate $3 from each set sold to support heart health.  What a great way to give back to the community!  We’ve designed six exclusive cards using the heart images and encouraging sentiments in this Strong of Heart Stamp Set, paired with You’re A Peach Designer Paper.  Wouldn’t it make a WONDERFUL World Card Making Day class?  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Delicate Dahlia (SAB), Inspired Thoughts
Paper: Basic White, Pale Papaya, Calypso Coral, You’re a Peach DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Pale Papaya, Calypso Coral, Daffodil Delight, Pear Pizzazz
Other: Tailor Made Tags, Plenty of Patterns Decorative Masks, Gold Shimmer Ribbon, Blending Brush, Sponge Daubers, 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’!

Inspired Thoughts

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

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I wanted to keep it pretty simple and had these two prints sitting on my desk so went with it…

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Here’s the details…

  • Misty Moonlight – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Misty Moonlight – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Stitched Greenery Die, add to card front
  • Beauty of the Earth DSP – Blue Green print and green print – 2 1/4 x 3 1/2, add each to card front on an angle
  • Misty Moonlight – 3/4 x 3 3/4, stamp greeting in Versamark, white emboss; tie small bow from the new White Glitter Ribbon, add behind greeting, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Basic White – cut out largest Intricate Leaf, add to card front
  • Add pale blue Holiday Rhinestone to center 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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STRONG OF HEART is Stampin’ Up!’s “Make A Difference” stamp set, where they donate $3 from each set sold to support heart health.  What a great way to give back to the community!  We’ve designed six exclusive cards using the heart images and encouraging sentiments in this Strong of Heart Stamp Set, paired with You’re A Peach Designer Paper.  Wouldn’t it make a WONDERFUL World Card Making Day class?  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Inspired Thoughts
Paper: Basic White, Misty Moonlight, Beauty of the Early DSP
Ink: Versmark
Other: Stitched Greenery Dies, Intricate Leaves Dies, White Glitter Ribbon, Holiday Rhinestones, White Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

SunMarySig

IM190 – Sunny Sentiments

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It’s Monday again and you know what that means…it’s time for another AWESOME inspiration! This week its a set of cool ceramic milk cartons

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I decided to use the small blue/white one in the lower left for my inspiration…

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Pattern Party DSP (Misty Moonlight print – 3/4 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Basic White – 3 1/2 x 5 1/2
  • Misty Moonlight – cut out several of the larger Penned Flowers Detailed dies, add to panel then trim off access, add panel to card front
  • Misty Moonlight – 1/4 x 5 1/2, add to left side of white panel
  • Basic White – stamp greeting in Misty Moonlight, cut out using Tailor Made Tag, add to card front using dimesionals, cut off access tag on right side
  • Flowers for Every Season Trim – tie a bow using doubled up twine, add to tag
  • Add some small rhinestones 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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Who doesn’t LOVE the little whimsical squirrels in Stampin’ Up!’s new Nuts About Squirrels stamp set?  We couldn’t resist!  These sweet images will brighten anyone’s day on a card or project!  We’ve designed three cards (one an awesome fun fold) and a 3D box favor project you are sure to love and is easy to make!  See more details here!

Set(s): Sunny Sentiments
Paper: Basic White, Misty Moonlight, Pattern Party DSP
Ink: Misty Moonlight
Other: Penned Flowers Dies, Tailor Made Tags Dies, Flowers for Every Season Trim, Basic Rhinestones, dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

SunMarySig

Favorite July/December Dies

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to use our favorite dies from the July/December Catalog.  Have you seen the Delicate Baubles dies?  DELIGHTFUL!!!

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Here you can see the sparkles…

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Here’s the details…

  • Shaded Spruce – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Timeworn Type EF, add to card front
  • Expressions in Ink DS (Green/gold print) – 1 1/4 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Be Dazzling SAB DSP – cut out solid ornament
  • Basic White – cut out Merry/Bright detailed ornament, add to solid ornament, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Tie a bow in Gold Shimmer Ribbon, add to top of ornament
  • Hard to seen in the picture but I add a small Champagne Rhinestone to the center of each of the double holly leaves

And now for our latest collection…

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Who doesn’t LOVE the little whimsical squirrels in Stampin’ Up!’s new Nuts About Squirrels stamp set?  We couldn’t resist!  These sweet images will brighten anyone’s day on a card or project!  We’ve designed three cards (one an awesome fun fold) and a 3D box favor project you are sure to love and is easy to make!  See more details here!

Set(s): NONE
Paper: Basic White, Shaded Spruce, Expressions in Ink DSP, Be Dazzling DSP (SAB)
Ink: NONE
Other: Delicate Baubles Dies, Timeworn Type EF, Gold Shimmer Ribbon, Champagne Rhinestones, 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’!

Hand-Penned Petals

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

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This was just perfect for a clean and simple card…

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 3/4 x 5 – stamp BIRTHDAY in Polished Pink, mask over word, stamp outline flowers 2 times in Smoky Slate, remove mask and stamp happy in Memento Black, Layer onto Polished Pink – 3 7/8 x 5 1/8, tie bow around panel and add to card front
  • Add some Polished Pink Incolor Rhinestones to center of flowers to finish off.

Yep…I really is THAT easy!

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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Who doesn’t LOVE the little whimsical squirrels in Stampin’ Up!’s new Nuts About Squirrels stamp set?  We couldn’t resist!  These sweet images will brighten anyone’s day on a card or project!  We’ve designed three cards (one an awesome fun fold) and a 3D box favor project you are sure to love and is easy to make!  See more details here!

Set(s): Hand-Penned Petal, Biggest Wish
Paper: Basic White, Polished Pink
Ink: Memento Black, Smoky Slate Polished Pink
Other: Incolor Rhinestones, Black/White Gingham Ribbon

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

SunMarySig

IM189 – In Symmetry

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

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How happy is that!

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Here’s the details…

  • Daffodil Delight – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Pattern Party DSP – 2 1/2 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Basic White – 3 x 4 1/4, randomly stamp flower in Daffodil Delight and Mango Melody, leaves in Granny Apple Green, add to card front
  • Mango Melody – 3/4 x 4 1/4, cut out scalloped edge from Penned Flowers Dies, add to card front
  • Basic White – 2 x 3, stamp stem and leaves in Granny Apple Green, flower in Daffodil Delight/Mango Melody and greeting in Memento Black, layer onto Daffodil Delight 2 1/8 x 3 1/8, 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…

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Who doesn’t LOVE the little whimsical squirrels in Stampin’ Up!’s new Nuts About Squirrels stamp set?  We couldn’t resist!  These sweet images will brighten anyone’s day on a card or project!  We’ve designed three cards (one an awesome fun fold) and a 3D box favor project you are sure to love and is easy to make!  See more details here!

Set(s): In Symmetry
Paper: Basic White, Daffodil Delight, Mango Melody, Pattern Party DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Daffodil Delight, Mango Melody, Granny Apple Green
Other: Penned Flowers Dies, Matte Black Dots, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

SunMarySig