Creatively Simple 62 – Celebrate Holidays

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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…here’s what I did..

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Here’s the details…

  • Mint Macaron – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Polished Pink – 1/2 x 5 1/2, add to left side of card
  • Basic White- 3 1/2 x 5 1/2, stamp greeting in Polished Pink, add to card front
  • Snowflake DSP – 3 1/2 x 4, add to card front
  • Glimmer Specialty Paper – 1/4 x 3 3/4, add to card front
  • Mint Macaron – stamp both large and small holly detailed leaves in Mint Macaron, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Polished pink – stamp detailed berries in Polished Pink, cut out, add to card front
  • Add a couple of silver Festive Pearls 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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CHRISTMAS BANNERS BUNDLE includes traditional holiday greetings that you can mix and match and then frame with the gorgeous banners!  Make the large banners the focal point on your card, or dress the banners up with pine branches, berries, leafy sprigs and holly!  Combine several die cuts to form a garland or wreath!  Our CHRISTMAS BANNERS CARD COLLECTION features EIGHT card tutorials paired with LIGHTS AGLOW DESIGNER PAPER and GLIMMER SPECIALTY PAPER for a definite WOW look without a lot of effort!   See more details HERE!
Set(s): Leaves of Holly
Paper: Basic White, Mint Macaron, Polished Pink, Snowflake DSP, Glimmer Specialty Paper
Ink: Mint Macaron, Polished Pink
Other: Holly Berry Dies, Festive Pearls, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22FA Mary Sig

IM253 – Soft Seedlings

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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 color combo…

I picked a couple of the colors from it and came up with this…

Here’s the details…

  • Crumb Cake – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Crumb Cake – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Leaf Fall Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Early Espresso – cut out largest Framed Florets die, add to card front
  • Basic White – ink leaf stamp with Balmy Blue then add some Crumb Cake and Early Espresso with a sponge dauber, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Balmy Blue – 7/8 x 2 3/4, stamp greeting in Early Espresso, cut into banner, add to card front
  • Double up a piece of Linen Thread, tie into a bow, add to leaf
  • Add a Rustic Metallic Dot to leaf 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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CHRISTMAS BANNERS BUNDLE includes traditional holiday greetings that you can mix and match and then frame with the gorgeous banners!  Make the large banners the focal point on your card, or dress the banners up with pine branches, berries, leafy sprigs and holly!  Combine several die cuts to form a garland or wreath!  Our CHRISTMAS BANNERS CARD COLLECTION features EIGHT card tutorials paired with LIGHTS AGLOW DESIGNER PAPER and GLIMMER SPECIALTY PAPER for a definite WOW look without a lot of effort!   See more details HERE!
Set(s): Soft Seedlings
Paper: Basic White, Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Balmy Blue
Ink: Balmy Blue, Crumb Cake, Early Espresso
Other: Framed Florets Dies, Leaf Fall Embossing Folder, Linen Thread, Rustic Metallic Dots, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22FA Mary Sig

Thank You

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And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to “thank you”

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Here’s the details…

  • Crumb Cake – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Crumb Cake – 2 1/4 x 5 1/2, run through stripes embossing folder, add to card front
  • Lights aglow DSP (evergreen circles) – 2 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Lights Aglow DSP (red dotted stripe) – cut out large Celebration Tag, staple piece of Soft Succulent Satin Ribbon on it, add tag to card front using dimensionals
  • Basic White – stamp apples in Memento Black, color with Blends, cut out add, to card front using dimensionals
  • Evening Evergreen – stamp just the work THANKS in Versamark, white emboss, cut out with banner die from Celebrations Tag Dies, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some of the green Festive Pearls to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

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Stampin’ Up!’s new SWEETEST CHRISTMAS SUITE makes creating cards, tags and more as easy as 1-2-3!  With the Sweet Candy Canes Bundle, you can stamp and die cut candy canes in the color of your choice (one for each direction) or cut them out from the Sweetest Christmas Designer Paper!  And we LOVE the inside/outside verses in this set!  The Christmas Banners Bundle allows you to create a personalized banner greeting, then fill in around the banners and candy canes with boughs of holly, pine branches and leafy sprigs greenery.  The traditional designs and images in both bundles work together for perfect coordination.  Our SWEETEST CHRISTMAS SUITE COLLECTION features tutorials for four projects…three cards (one a special fold) and a cute 3D holiday decorating project!   See more details HERE!

Set(s): Apple Harvest
Paper: Basic White, Crumb Cake, Evening Evergreen, Lights Aglow DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Versamark; BLENDS:  Real Red, Soft Succulent, Soft Suede
Other: Celebration Tags Dies, Stripes Embossing Folder, Soft Succulent Satin Ribbon, Festive Pearls, Dimensionals

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

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Thursday post

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

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The Texture Chic DSP is just so yummy I had to use it…

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Here’s the details…

  • Balmy Blue – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Fitted Florets DSP – Blue/pink print – 3 x 4 1/2, add a pink print 1/2 x 4 on each side, add to card front
  • Glimmer Specialty Paper (gold) – 1/2 x 4, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp flowers in Memento Black, color with Polished Pink Blends, cut out, layer
  • Polished Pink 0 stamp banner and greeting in Memento Black, cut out, add flowers behind it
  • Glimmer Specialty Paper (gold) – cut out 2 small leaves, add behind banner, add banner to card front using dimesnionals
  • Add Gold Adhesive Backed Spirals to center of each flower 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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Stampin’ Up!’s new SWEETEST CHRISTMAS SUITE makes creating cards, tags and more as easy as 1-2-3!  With the Sweet Candy Canes Bundle, you can stamp and die cut candy canes in the color of your choice (one for each direction) or cut them out from the Sweetest Christmas Designer Paper!  And we LOVE the inside/outside verses in this set!  The Christmas Banners Bundle allows you to create a personalized banner greeting, then fill in around the banners and candy canes with boughs of holly, pine branches and leafy sprigs greenery.  The traditional designs and images in both bundles work together for perfect coordination.  Our SWEETEST CHRISTMAS SUITE COLLECTION features tutorials for four projects…three cards (one a special fold) and a cute 3D holiday decorating project!   See more details HERE!

Set(s): Framed Florets, Christmas Banners
Paper: Basic White, Balmy Blue, Polished Pink, Fitting Florets DSP, Glimmer Specialty Paper
Ink: Memento Black; BLENDS:  Polished Pink
Other: Framed Florets Dies, Gold Adhesive Backed Spirals, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22FA Mary Sig

Creatively Simple 61 – Celebrate Holidays

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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…here’s what I did..

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 4 1/4 x 11
  • Snowflake Specialty paper – 3 3/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Basic White – cut out largest oval frame (Fitted Florets Dies) and use the center oval, stamp greeting in Cherry Cobbler, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Silver Foil – cut out bell, add to card front
  • Evening Evergreen – cut out bough, add to bell
  • Cherry Cobbler – cut out bow, add to bell
  • Add silver Festive Pearls 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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Stampin’ Up!’s new SWEETEST CHRISTMAS SUITE makes creating cards, tags and more as easy as 1-2-3!  With the Sweet Candy Canes Bundle, you can stamp and die cut candy canes in the color of your choice (one for each direction) or cut them out from the Sweetest Christmas Designer Paper!  And we LOVE the inside/outside verses in this set!  The Christmas Banners Bundle allows you to create a personalized banner greeting, then fill in around the banners and candy canes with boughs of holly, pine branches and leafy sprigs greenery.  The traditional designs and images in both bundles work together for perfect coordination.  Our SWEETEST CHRISTMAS SUITE COLLECTION features tutorials for four projects…three cards (one a special fold) and a cute 3D holiday decorating project!   See more details HERE!

Set(s): Christmas Banners
Paper: Basic White, Cherry Cobbler, Evening Evergreen, Silver Foil, Snowflake Specialty Paper
Ink: Cherry Cobbler
Other: Decorated Pines Dies, Framed Florets Dies, Festive Pearls, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22FA Mary Sig

IM252 – Scary Cute

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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 cute Halloween print…

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Perfect for the Scary Cute set…

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Here’s the details…

  • Pumpkin Pie – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Very Vanilla – 3 1/4 x 5, put on 2″ circle mask; use Blender Brush to add Mango Melody, Pumpkin Pie and Cajun Craze, stamp bats in Memento Black
  • Basic Black – 5/8 x 5, add to bottom of panel
  • Celebrate Everything DSP (black/yellow star print) – TWO pieces 1/2 x 5, add to top and bottom of panel, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Basic Black – cut out haunted house add to card front
  • Very Vanilla – stamp the 3 little kids in Memento Black, cut out
  • Pumpkin Pie – 3/8 x 1 1/4, stamp boo in Memento Black, cut into banner, add behind kids, add to card front using dimensioanls

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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Stampin’ Up!’s new SWEETEST CHRISTMAS SUITE makes creating cards, tags and more as easy as 1-2-3!  With the Sweet Candy Canes Bundle, you can stamp and die cut candy canes in the color of your choice (one for each direction) or cut them out from the Sweetest Christmas Designer Paper!  And we LOVE the inside/outside verses in this set!  The Christmas Banners Bundle allows you to create a personalized banner greeting, then fill in around the banners and candy canes with boughs of holly, pine branches and leafy sprigs greenery.  The traditional designs and images in both bundles work together for perfect coordination.  Our SWEETEST CHRISTMAS SUITE COLLECTION features tutorials for four projects…three cards (one a special fold) and a cute 3D holiday decorating project!   See more details HERE!

Set(s): Scary Cute
Paper: Very Vanilla, Pumpkin Pie, Basic Black, Celebrate Everything DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Mango Melody, Pumpkin Pie, Cajun Craze
Other: Scary Silhouettes Dies, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22FA Mary Sig

Animals

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And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to animals.  I just couldn’t resist the cute little dog and cat in the mini…

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Here’s the details…

  • Soft Seafoam – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Santa Express DSP = THREE pieces 1 1/2 x 3 3/4, add to card front
  • Basic White – 2 x 3 1/2, stamp greeting in Real Red, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Glimmer Specialty Paper – green 1/4 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp image in Memento Black, color using Blends, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some gold Festive Pearls to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

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Stampin’ Up!’s new SWEETEST CHRISTMAS SUITE makes creating cards, tags and more as easy as 1-2-3!  With the Sweet Candy Canes Bundle, you can stamp and die cut candy canes in the color of your choice (one for each direction) or cut them out from the Sweetest Christmas Designer Paper!  And we LOVE the inside/outside verses in this set!  The Christmas Banners Bundle allows you to create a personalized banner greeting, then fill in around the banners and candy canes with boughs of holly, pine branches and leafy sprigs greenery.  The traditional designs and images in both bundles work together for perfect coordination.  Our SWEETEST CHRISTMAS SUITE COLLECTION features tutorials for four projects…three cards (one a special fold) and a cute 3D holiday decorating project!   See more details HERE!

Set(s): North Pole Mischief
Paper: Basic White, Soft Seafoam, Santa Express DSP, Glimmer Specialty Paper
Ink: Memento Black, Real Red; BLENDS:  Real Red, Shaded Spruce, Smoky Slate
Other: Festive Pearls, Dimensionals

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

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Leaves of Holly

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

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The Boughs of Holly DSP is just so easy to use…

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Here’s the details…

  • Evening Evergreen – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Boughs of Holly DSP  (red dotted print) – 4 x 4, add to card front
  • Boughs of Holly DSP (bark print) – cut out Stylish Shapes circle, add to card front
  • Basic White – cut out smaller Stylish Shapes circle, add to card front
  • Boughs of Holly DSP – cut out single poinsettia – add to card front
  • Evening Evergreen – 5/8 x 2 5/8, stamp greeting in Versamark and white emboss, cut into banner, layer onto piece of gold same size, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Red Festive Pearls 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…

Collage

Stampin’ Up!’s new SWEETEST CHRISTMAS SUITE makes creating cards, tags and more as easy as 1-2-3!  With the Sweet Candy Canes Bundle, you can stamp and die cut candy canes in the color of your choice (one for each direction) or cut them out from the Sweetest Christmas Designer Paper!  And we LOVE the inside/outside verses in this set!  The Christmas Banners Bundle allows you to create a personalized banner greeting, then fill in around the banners and candy canes with boughs of holly, pine branches and leafy sprigs greenery.  The traditional designs and images in both bundles work together for perfect coordination.  Our SWEETEST CHRISTMAS SUITE COLLECTION features tutorials for four projects…three cards (one a special fold) and a cute 3D holiday decorating project!   See more details HERE!

Set(s): Leaves of Holly
Paper: Basic White, Evening Evergreen, Boughs of Holly DSP, Rose/Gold Metallic Paper
Ink: Versamark
Other: Stylish Shapes Dies, Festive Pearls, White Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22FA Mary Sig

Creatively Simple 60 – Designer Paper

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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…here’s what I did…

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Here’s the details…

  • Real Red – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Basic White – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Whimsical Woodland Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Sweetest Christmas DSP – punch out 3 Scotties, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Garden Green – 1 x 2 3/4, stamp greeting in Versamark, white emboss, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Real White and White Glimmer Paper – punch out 2 bows from each, 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…

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Stampin’ Up!’s new FITTING FLORETS SUITE has something for all occasions, including Christmas!  It’s an upcoming selection of products from the January-July Mini Catalog that customers can order early beginning November 1st! We absolutely LOVE the selection of different-sized oval frames in the FRAMED FLORETS DIES!    Our FITTING FLORETS CARD COLLECTION features tutorials for SIX cards…four all-occasion and two Christmas ideas!  See more details here!

Set(s): Framed & Festive
Paper: Basic White, Real Red, Garden Green, Sweetest Christmas DSP, Real Red/White Glimmer Paper
Ink: Versamark
Other: Scottie Punch, Whimsical Woodland Embossing Folder, White Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22FA Mary Sig

IM251 – Framed Florets

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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 color combination…

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I just had to use the new Framed Florets!

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Here’s the details…

  • Polished Pink – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Polished Pink – cut out smallest frame
  • Very Vanilla – lay frame onto panel, stamp greeting in Versamark and gold emboss, add frame, layer onto Rich Razzleberry 3 3/5 x 5, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Gold Metallic Paper AND Rich Razzleberry – cut out long leave stem, add to card front
  • Elegant Trim – gold, double over piece, tie into bow, add to card front
  • Add two Gold Adhesive Backed Swirls 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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Stampin’ Up!’s new FITTING FLORETS SUITE has something for all occasions, including Christmas!  It’s an upcoming selection of products from the January-July Mini Catalog that customers can order early beginning November 1st! We absolutely LOVE the selection of different-sized oval frames in the FRAMED FLORETS DIES!    Our FITTING FLORETS CARD COLLECTION features tutorials for SIX cards…four all-occasion and two Christmas ideas!  See more details here!

Set(s): Framed Florets
Paper: Very Vanilla, Polished Pink, Rich Razzleberry, Rose/Gold Metallic Paper
Ink: Versamark
Other: Framed Florets Dies, Elegant Trim, Gold Adhesive Backed Swirls, Gold Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22FA Mary Sig