Banner Year

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

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I took the ‘any 21-23 incolor’ to mean I could use MULTIPLE incolors!…

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Here’s the details…

  • Crumb Cake – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Crumb Cake – 3 x 4, run through the Stitched Greenery Die, add to card front
  • Neutral DSP (Early Espresso print) – 1 x 4 1/2, add to card front
  • Brushed Gold Metallic Paper – 1/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Evening Evergreen, Soft Succulent, Pal Papaya – cut out large intricate leaf, add to card front
  • Basic White – 3/8 x 2 1/2, stamp greeting in Early Espresso, cut in slants on both ends, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Brushed Gold Metallic 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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Create with Connie and Mary is featuring the PAINTED CHRISTMAS SUITE of products for our next Collection of EIGHT CARD TUTORIALS to get you ready for the holiday season!  The CHRISTMAS SEASON’S nature-inspired images can be country rustic or formally elegant.  We’ve also used the heartfelt sentiments from the CHRISTMAS TO REMEMBER stamp set, along with the full card sized CHRISTMAS PINECONE DIES for your handcrafted messages! See more details HERE!

Set(s): Banner Year
Paper: Basic White, Crumb Cake, Evening Evergreen, Soft Succulent, Pale Papaya, Neutrals DSP Paper Pack, Metallic paper
Ink: Early Espresso
Other: Intricate Leaves Dies, Stitched Greenery Die, Brushed Metallic Dots, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

SunMarySig

Creatively Simple 4 – Biggest Wish

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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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This is a little different as I used the inside “bellies” of the sheep in the SAB Counting Sheet set for some of the shapes.  Here’s the details…

  • Daffodil Delight – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Real Red – 1 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Basic White – 3 1/2 x 5 – stamp HELLO & + signs in Memento Black, the one shape in Daffodil Delight and the other in Real Red, add to card front
  • Add some Red Matte Decorative 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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Create with Connie and Mary is featuring the PAINTED CHRISTMAS SUITE of products for our next Collection of EIGHT CARD TUTORIALS to get you ready for the holiday season!  The CHRISTMAS SEASON’S nature-inspired images can be country rustic or formally elegant.  We’ve also used the heartfelt sentiments from the CHRISTMAS TO REMEMBER stamp set, along with the full card sized CHRISTMAS PINECONE DIES for your handcrafted messages! See more details HERE!

Set(s): Biggest Wish, Counting Sheep
Paper: Basic White, Daffodil Delight, Real Red
Ink: Memento Black, Daffodil Delight, Real Red
Other: Matte Decorative Dots

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

SunMarySig

IM195 – Penguin Place

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

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Aren’t they just THE CUTEST?

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 3/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Add a Merry Snowflake
  • Fresh Freesia and Polished Pink – cut out Stitched snowflake from each, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp two penguin, stamp peaks in Pumpkin Pie and 4 feet in Pumpkin Pie.  Use Light Petal Pink Blend to add cheeks to each, punch everything out; stamp hat and scarf in Fresh Freesia and bow and scarp in Polished pink, cut everything out, layer everything and add to card front using Dimensionals
  • Stamp greeting (Merry Snowflakes) in Smoky Slate
  • Add some Fresh Freesia and Polished Pink jewels 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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Create with Connie and Mary is featuring the PAINTED CHRISTMAS SUITE of products for our next Collection of EIGHT CARD TUTORIALS to get you ready for the holiday season!  The CHRISTMAS SEASON’S nature-inspired images can be country rustic or formally elegant.  We’ve also used the heartfelt sentiments from the CHRISTMAS TO REMEMBER stamp set, along with the full card sized CHRISTMAS PINECONE DIES for your handcrafted messages! See more details HERE!

Set(s): Penguin Place, Merry Snowflakes
Paper: Basic White, Fresh Freesia, Polished Pink
Ink: Memento Black, Smoky Slate, Pumpkin Pie, Fresh Freesia, Polished Pink, Blends:  Petal Pink (Light)
Other: Penguin Builder Punch, Stitched Snowflakes Dies, Wonderful Snowflakes, Incolor Jewels, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

SunMarySig

All About Fall

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And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to make our project all about fall (my most favorite time!)

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Here’s the details…

  • So Saffron – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Beauty of the Early DSP – white background leaves/branch 1 1/4 x 5 1/2, brown bark – 3 x 4, green 5/8 x 4, add each to the card front
  • Mossy Meadow, Pumpkin Pie, Crushed Curry – cut out large detailed leaf, layer, add to card front
  • Basic White- stamp squirrel outline in memento black, solid in Crumb Cake, acorn top in Early Espresso, acorn bottom in Cinnamon Cider, use light Flighty Flamingo to add cheek, cut out, add to card front
  • Pumpkin Pie – 1/ x 2 1/2, stamp greeting in Early Espresso, cut in slants on both sides, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some gold Brushed Metallic Dots to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

Ghosts, Skulls, Cats and Pumpkins are hanging out here on Create with Connie and Mary with our CUTEST HALLOWEEN COLLECTION of tutorials!  We’ve designed FOUR fun and easy Halloween favors to give to the ghosts and goblins around your house or workplace! These exclusive treat favors use the CUTEST HALLOWEEN STAMP SET and HALLOWEEN PUNCH, along with the Cute Halloween Designer Paper, and are sure to make the recipient smile!  See details here!

Set(s): Nuts about Squirrels, Banner Year
Paper: Basic White, So Saffron, Pumpkin Pie, Mossy Meadow, Crushed Curry, Beauty of the Early DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Cinnamon Cider, BLENDS: Flirty Flamingo light
Other: Intricate Leaves Dies, Brushed Metallic Dots, 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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Banner Year

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

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I just had to use the fun snowflakes from the mini…

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Basic White – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Wintry 3D embossing folder, add to card front
  • Peaceful Place DSP – 2 x 4 – cut into point on right side
  • Silver Foil – 3/4 x 2, cut one end on slant to match dsp, add behind dsp, add to card front
  • Black Glitter Paper – 1/4 x 4, add to card front
  • Basic White – cut out three different sized snowflakes, add to card front
  • Cherry Cobbler – 1/2 x 2 3/4, stamp greeting in Versamark, white emboss, cut both ends on a slant, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Red Wonderful 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…

Ghosts, Skulls, Cats and Pumpkins are hanging out here on Create with Connie and Mary with our CUTEST HALLOWEEN COLLECTION of tutorials!  We’ve designed FOUR fun and easy Halloween favors to give to the ghosts and goblins around your house or workplace! These exclusive treat favors use the CUTEST HALLOWEEN STAMP SET and HALLOWEEN PUNCH, along with the Cute Halloween Designer Paper, and are sure to make the recipient smile!  See details here!

Set(s): Banner Year
Paper: Basic White, Cherry Cobbler, Peaceful Place DSP, Silver Foil, Black Glitter
Ink: Versamark
Other: Stitched Snowflake Dies, Wintry 3D Embossing Folder, White Embossing Powder, Wonderful Gems, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

SunMarySig

Creatively Simple 3 – Biggest Wish

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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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Although there is a little more on this, it is really pretty straight forward with lots of white space!  Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 4 1/4 x 11
  • Basic White – 3 3/4 x 5 1/2, add to card using dimensionals
  • So Saffron, Soft Succulent, Cinnamon Cider – 3/4 x 3 1/4, add to card front
  • Basic White 2 1/4 x 4 1/2, add to card using dimensionals
  • So Saffron, Soft Succulent, Cinnamon Cider – cut out long leaf from each, add to card front
  • Basic White – 7/8 x 1 3/4, stamp greeting in Cinnamon Cider, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals

So…although there are a lot of layers on this it really is a very simple card.  The dimensionals make it look much more involved then it really is!

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…

Ghosts, Skulls, Cats and Pumpkins are hanging out here on Create with Connie and Mary with our CUTEST HALLOWEEN COLLECTION of tutorials!  We’ve designed FOUR fun and easy Halloween favors to give to the ghosts and goblins around your house or workplace! These exclusive treat favors use the CUTEST HALLOWEEN STAMP SET and HALLOWEEN PUNCH, along with the Cute Halloween Designer Paper, and are sure to make the recipient smile!  See details here!

Set(s): Biggest Wish
Paper: Basic White, So Saffron, Soft Succulent, Cinnamon Cider
Ink: Cinnamon Cider
Other: Intricate Leaves Dies, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

SunMarySig

IM194 – Nuts About Squirrels

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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 squirrel wall hanging…

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Aaaah….that little squirrel is just so cute!

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Here’s the details…

  • Crumb Cake – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded, randomly stamp solid leaf using Crumb Cake ink
  • Harvest Meadow DSP – 2 3/4 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Basic White – 2 7/8 x 4 1/2, stamp greeting using Cajun Craze and branch in Early Espresso, add to card front
  • Cajun Craze, Pumpkin Pie, Bumblebee – cut out the small leaves from the Intricate leaves dies, add to branch
  • Basic White – stamp squirrel in Memento Black and Crumb Cake, cut out add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Copper Brushed Metallic 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…

Ghosts, Skulls, Cats and Pumpkins are hanging out here on Create with Connie and Mary with our CUTEST HALLOWEEN COLLECTION of tutorials!  We’ve designed FOUR fun and easy Halloween favors to give to the ghosts and goblins around your house or workplace! These exclusive treat favors use the CUTEST HALLOWEEN STAMP SET and HALLOWEEN PUNCH, along with the Cute Halloween Designer Paper, and are sure to make the recipient smile!  See details here!

Set(s): Nuts about Squirrels
Paper: Basic White, Crumb Cake, Cajun Craze, Pumpkin Pie, Bumblebee, Harvest Meadow DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Cajun Craze
Other: Intricate Leaves Dies, Brushed Metallic Dots, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

SunMarySig

SAB Good-bye

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And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to say good-bye to one of our favorite SAB items.  I just had to use TWO of them…the wonderful Delicate Dahlias and the fun Penguin Playmates DSP…

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Here’s the details…

  • Fresh Freesia – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Penguin Playmates multi-color dots – 3 1/2 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Just Jade – 2 1/2 x 3 3/4, add to card front
  • Penguin Playmates multi-color stripes – 2 1/2 x 3 3/4, add to card front on an angle
  • Misty Moonlight – 3/8 x 3 1/2, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp large dahlia in Fresh Freesia and Memento Black, large leaves 2 times in Soft Seafoam and Memento Black, 2 small flowers in Misty Moonlight and Memento Black and 4 small leaves in Just Jade and Memento black, cut everything out, layer and add to card front
  • Soft Seafoam – 3/8 x 2 1/4, stamp greeting in Memento black cut into points on both sides, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some clear epoxy dots to center of flowers to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

Ghosts, Skulls, Cats and Pumpkins are hanging out here on Create with Connie and Mary with our CUTEST HALLOWEEN COLLECTION of tutorials!  We’ve designed FOUR fun and easy Halloween favors to give to the ghosts and goblins around your house or workplace! These exclusive treat favors use the CUTEST HALLOWEEN STAMP SET and HALLOWEEN PUNCH, along with the Cute Halloween Designer Paper, and are sure to make the recipient smile!  See details here!

Set(s): Delicate Dahlia (SAB)
Paper: Basic White, Fresh Freesia, Just Jade, Misty Moonlight, Soft Seafoam, Penguin Playmates DSP (SAB)
Ink: Memento Black, Fresh Freesia, Misty Moonlight, Soft Seafoam, Just Jade
Other: Clear Epoxy Dots, 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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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Harvest Dies

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

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I decided to go super simple on this one just showcasing the color…

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic white – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 4 x 5 1/4, run through Timeless Type Embossing Folder
  • Soft Succulent, Cinnamon Cider, So Saffron – cut out 1 each of the triple stem, add to panel
  • Tie piece of Soft Succulent around panel, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp greeting in Cinnamon Cider, cut out with small label die, add to card front using dimensionals

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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Ghosts, Skulls, Cats and Pumpkins are hanging out here on Create with Connie and Mary with our CUTEST HALLOWEEN COLLECTION of tutorials!  We’ve designed FOUR fun and easy Halloween favors to give to the ghosts and goblins around your house or workplace! These exclusive treat favors use the CUTEST HALLOWEEN STAMP SET and HALLOWEEN PUNCH, along with the Cute Halloween Designer Paper, and are sure to make the recipient smile!  See details here!
Set(s): Inspired Thoughts
Paper: Basic White, Soft Succulent, Cinnamon Cider, So Saffron
Ink: Cinnamon Cider
Other: Timeless Type Embossing Folder, Soft Succulent Ribbon, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

SunMarySig

Creatively Simple 2- Biggest Wish

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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…

  • Crushed Curry – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 1/2 x 5 1/2, use Plenty of Patterns Mask, Blending Pen and Crushed Curry ink to add decorative stencil, stamp greeting in Memento Black
  • Pattern Party DSP – black/white dot – 3/4 x 5 1/2, add behind panel, add to card front
  • Basic Black – cut out detailed leaf, add to card front
  • Add Matte Black Dot to finish off

Yep…that is all there is to it!

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): Biggest Wish
Paper: Basic White, Basic Black, Crushed Curry, Pattern Party DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Crushed Curry
Other: Intricate Leaves Dies, Plenty of Patterns Mask, Blending Brush, Matte Black Dots

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

SunMarySig