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

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’!

 

 

Ornate Style

Happy Thursday everyone and happy May!  Woo hoo….maybe, just maybe we will get a little warmer weather.  I’ve been going for walks everyday (in place of the time I would typically drive to and from work) and it’s pretty bad when I have to bundle up in all my winter clothes so I don’t FREEZE!  But better weather must be on its way soon!

This week we have a neat color inspiration…

I decided it would be great to use my new Ornate Styles set…

Here’s the details…

  • Crushed Curry – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Crushed Curry – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Subtle Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 2 x 4 – run through the Ornate Floral Embossing Folder and add to the card front
  • Terracotta Tile – cut out an Ornate Frame, add to card front
  • Old Olive – 3/4 x 4 1/4, cut out the flower border in the Ornate Frame, layer onto piece of Whisper White – 5/8 x 4
  • Whisper White – stamp daisy 3 times, color using Mango Melody and Old Olive blends, cut out, layer behind and on top of the Old Olive strip then add to card front
  • Stamp greeting using Memento Black on Crushed Curry, cut out using the smallest Stitched So Sweetly label, add to card front using dimensionals

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…

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): Ornate Style, Flourishing Phrases
Paper: Whisper White, Crushed Curry, Old Olive, Terracotta Tile
Ink: Memento Black, BLENDS: Mango Melody, Old Olive
Other: Ornate Frames Dies, Stitched So Sweetly Dies, Subtles Embossing Folder, Ornate Floral Embossing Folder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

IM122 – Peaceful Moments

Happy Monday everyone! This week we have a GORGEOUS cake…

I knew EXACTLY what I wanted to do with this…

This would have been a great card for the old incolor Powder Pink but unfortunately that is retired.  I think this works though. Here’s the details…

  • Whisper White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 4 x 5 1/4, run through the Coastal Weave Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Basic Black – punch out two sprigs, and cut out 2 large and 1 small flower center
  • Whisper White – cut out 2 large solid poppies and 2 large detailed poppies
  • Flirty Flamingo – cut out 1 small solid poppy and 1 small detailed poppy
  • Pear Pizzazz – cut out 3 large solid leaves, 2 large detailed leaves and 2 small leaves
  • Layer everything together and add to card front
  • Flirty Flamingo -1/2 x 3 3/4, stamp greeting using Memento Black, cut into a banner, add to card front using dimentionals
  • Color some Metallic Pearls using the Basic Black dark marker, add to card 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…

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): Peaceful Moments
Paper: Whisper White, Basic Black, Flirty Flamingo, Pear Pizzazz
Ink: Memento Black
Other: Poppy Moments Dies, Coastal Weave Folder, Sprig Punch, Metallic Pearls,  Dimensionals

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

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’!

 

 

Good Morning Magnolia

Happy Thursday everyone!  Wow…where did this month go?  I can’t believe it is actually the last day of April.  May…where we come!  Sunday was going to be commencement for my college.  This is the first time ever, there will be no seeing all of our amazing students who have worked so hard and overcome so much to get their education graduate.  I wish them all success in their new careers.  Many from my division for be heading for the frontlines of this healthcare crisis.  I wish them all good health.

This week we have a cool sketch inspiration…

I wanted to pull out a set that hasn’t seen much love recently and went with my Good Morning Magnolia set…

Here’s the details…

  • Petal Pink – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Magnolia Lane DSP – 1 1/4 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 3 1/4 x 4 3/4, run through the Parisian Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Mossy Meadow – 1/2 x 2 5/8, add to card front
  • Petal Pink – 1/2 x 2 1/4, stamp greeting using Memento Black, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp magnolia using Memento Black, color using Petal Pink, So Saffron, Bronze, and Mossy Meadow Blends, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add a Petal Pink Best Dressed Tassel to finish it off

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…

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): Good Morning Magnolia
Paper: Whisper White, Petal Pink, Mossy Meadow, Magnolia Lane DSP
Ink: Memento Black, BLENDS: Petal Pink, Mossy Meadow, So Saffron, Bronze
Other: Best Dressed Tassel, Parisian Embossing Folder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

 

 

IM121 – Positive Thoughts

Happy Monday everyone! This week we have a pretty feather wall decoration…

I love anything with a feature in it, so my Positive Thoughts set was perfect for my inspiration…

Here’s the details…

  • Pool Party – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Neutrals DSP Paper stack – Crumb Cake stitched print – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, randomly stamp feather in Pool Party, Grapefruit Grove and Petal Pink, layer onto Whisper White – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, add to card front
  • Whisper White – Cut out tag from the Bonanza Dies, stamp greeting using Pretty Peacock, add tag to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White – stamp feather in Pool Party, Petal Pink, Grapefruit Grove, cut out, layer add to card front using dimensionals
  • Tie bow in Nature’s Twine, add to feathers
  • Add large Terracotta Incolor Faceted Dot to top of tag, Add some medium and small Terracotta Incolor Faceted Dots to card front and a couple of the Gold Faceted 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…

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): Positive Thoughts
Paper: Whisper White, Pool Party, Neutral’s DSP Paper Pack
Ink: Pool Party, Petal Pink, Grapefruit Grove, Pretty Peacock
Other: Bonanza Dies, Nature’s Twine, Incolor Faceted Dots, Gold Faceted Gems, Dimensionals

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

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

 

 

 

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!