Creatively Simple – Plants

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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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It is amazing how just a little gold really makes a card shine!  Here’s the details…

  • Soft Succulent – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Pansy Petals DSP – Cut 3 stripes:  1/2 x 5, 3/4 x 5 and 1 x 5, add to card front
  • Basic White – 2 1/2 x 4 1/2, stamp leaf image in Soft Succulent, add to card front
  • Gold Metallic Paper – cut out the three leave images – add to card front, cut out strip 1/4 x 4 1/8, add to card front
  • Evening Evergreen – 5/8 x 3 1/8, stamp greeting in Versamark and gold emboss, cut into banner on both ends, 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…

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We know you have been waiting for our HELLO LADYBUG STAMP SET AND LADYBUG BUILDER PUNCH COLLECTION!  The stamp set includes adorable ladybug and flower images, as well as friendship-themed greetings.  And we’ve expanded the use of the punch by designing some friends for our ladybug!  The combination of the Hello Ladybug Collection with the Sweet Talk Designer Paper is full of colorful fun.  We have three card tutorials (one a special fold) and a darling home decor or gift packaging project for children and adults alike!  See more details here!

Set(s): Garden Greenhouse
Paper: Basic White, Soft Succulent, Evening Evergreen, Pansy Petals DSP, Rose/Gold Metallic Paper
Ink: Soft Succulent, Versamark
Other: Greenhouse Dies, Gold Embossing Powder

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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IM218 – Wave of Inspiration

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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 some cute cookies…

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Perfect for our new Waves of Inspiration…

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Here’s the details…

  • Crumb Cake – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Pacific Point – 2 1/4 x 5, run through the splatter folder, sponge with Pacific Point ink, add to card front
  • Night of Navy – 1 1/4 x 5, run through the stripes folder, sponge with Night of Navy ink, add to card front
  • Coastal Cabana – 1/2 x 3, add to card front
  • Basic White – 2 1/4 x 4 1/2, ink wave stamp in Coastal Cabana, Pacific Point and Night of Navy, stamp birds in Night of Navy, add panel to card front using Dimensionals
  • Crumb Cake – stamp greeting in Night of Navy, cut out with the thin label, add piece of the Cabana foil – 1/4 x 3 1/2, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Rhinestone Wave 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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We know you have been waiting for our HELLO LADYBUG STAMP SET AND LADYBUG BUILDER PUNCH COLLECTION!  The stamp set includes adorable ladybug and flower images, as well as friendship-themed greetings.  And we’ve expanded the use of the punch by designing some friends for our ladybug!  The combination of the Hello Ladybug Collection with the Sweet Talk Designer Paper is full of colorful fun.  We have three card tutorials (one a special fold) and a darling home decor or gift packaging project for children and adults alike!  See more details here!

Set(s): Waves of Inspiration
Paper: Basic White, Crumb Cake, Pacific Point, Night of Navy, Coastal Cabana, Blue Foils
Ink: Coastal Cabana, Pacific Point, Night of Navy
Other: Waves Dies, Rhinestone Wave Jewels, Stripes/Splatters Embossing Folders, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary

Monochromatic Cards

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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 a monochromatic card with just one color and white – I went with Fresh Freesia!

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Here’s the details…

  • Basic White – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Fresh Freesia – 3 3/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Pansy Petals DSP – Freesia Gingham print – 3 1/4 x 5 1/2, add Fresh Freesia ribbon around panel then add to card front
  • Fresh Freesia – use solid Butterfly from the Butterflies and Flowers masks and add Fresh Freesia ink to create solid base, tap generously with the embossing buddy, now layer the detailed butterfly over and sponge Versamark, remove mask, add white embossing powder, heat emboss, cut out and add to card front
  • Basic White – cut out the bottom layer of thanks and Fresh Freesia for the details thanks, layer and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Polished Dots to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

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Swim into a sea of creativity by using the seaside supplies in Stampin’ Up!’s early catalog release bundle, WAVES OF INSPIRATION STAMP SET AND WAVES DIES!  We’ve combined the WAVES OF INSPIRATION BUNDLE with the Waves of the Ocean Designer Paper which features a poured paint marble look, marine-colored Blue Foils Paper and gorgeous Rhinestone Waves Jewel Embellishments!  Our WAVES OF INSPIRATION CARD COLLECTION has SIX step-by-step card tutorials just waiting for you to use and be inspired!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): None
Paper: Basic White, Fresh Freesia, Pansy Petals DSP
Ink: Fresh Freesia, Versamark
Other: Amazing Thanks Dies, Butterflies and Flowers Decorative Masks, Polished Dots, White Embossing Powder, 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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Waves of Inspiration

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

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I just had to use the Waves of Inspiration set…

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Here’s the details…

  • Coastal Cabana – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Waves of the Ocean DSP – 1 1/4 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Basic White – 2 5/8 x 4 1/8, ink wave in Coastal Cabana, Pacific Point and Night of Navy and stamp, layer onto Night of Navy – 2 3/4, x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Pacific Point – stamp greeting in Versamark, white emboss, cut out with large label, add strip of silver foil – 1/4 x 3 1/4 then add to card front using dimensionals
  • Blue Foil (silver) – cut out the two clouds, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Night of Navy – cut out the 2 birds, add to card front
  • Add some of the dark and medium blue Rhinestone Wave Jewels 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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Swim into a sea of creativity by using the seaside supplies in Stampin’ Up!’s early catalog release bundle, WAVES OF INSPIRATION STAMP SET AND WAVES DIES!  We’ve combined the WAVES OF INSPIRATION BUNDLE with the Waves of the Ocean Designer Paper which features a poured paint marble look, marine-colored Blue Foils Paper and gorgeous Rhinestone Waves Jewel Embellishments!  Our WAVES OF INSPIRATION CARD COLLECTION has SIX step-by-step card tutorials just waiting for you to use and be inspired!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Waves of Inspiration
Paper: Basic White, Coastal Cabana, Night of Navy, Pacific Point, Waves of the Ocean DSP, Blue Foils
Ink: Coastal Cabana, Pacific Point, Night of Navy, Versamark
Other: Waves Dies, Rhinestone Wave Jewels, White Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary

Creatively Simple 26 – Plants

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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 – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, use scallop Plenty of Patterns Decorative Mask and Calypso Coral and Pale Papaya ink to create background, layer onto Misty Moonlight 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, add to card front
  • Just Jade – 1/2 x 3 1/4, cut into slant on end, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp plants in Just Jade, Flowers in Calypso Coral and pot in Misty Moonlight, cut everything out, layer, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Pale Papaya – 1/4 x 1 1/4, stamp greeting in Misty Moonlight, cut on slant on both ends, 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…

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Swim into a sea of creativity by using the seaside supplies in Stampin’ Up!’s early catalog release bundle, WAVES OF INSPIRATION STAMP SET AND WAVES DIES!  We’ve combined the WAVES OF INSPIRATION BUNDLE with the Waves of the Ocean Designer Paper which features a poured paint marble look, marine-colored Blue Foils Paper and gorgeous Rhinestone Waves Jewel Embellishments!  Our WAVES OF INSPIRATION CARD COLLECTION has SIX step-by-step card tutorials just waiting for you to use and be inspired!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Cactus Cuties
Paper: Basic White, Pale Papaya, Misty Moonlight, Just Jadel
Ink: Pale Papaya, Misty Moonlight, Just Jade, Calypso Coral
Other: Plenty of Patterns Decorative Masks, dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

22SPmary

IM217 – Hello Ladybug

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

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So adorable!

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I just had to use the new ladybug punch!  Here’s the details…

  • Real Red – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 4 x 5 1/4, stamp hello in Real Red and my friend in Memento Black, add to card front
  • Daffodil Delight – punch out 6 medium daisies, layer, add to card front
  • Basic Black – punch out 3 ladybug bodies
  • Real Red – punch out 3 wings, stamp dots in Memento Black, layer onto bodies, add to card front
  • Add some Iridescent Rhinestones to flowers 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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Swim into a sea of creativity by using the seaside supplies in Stampin’ Up!’s early catalog release bundle, WAVES OF INSPIRATION STAMP SET AND WAVES DIES!  We’ve combined the WAVES OF INSPIRATION BUNDLE with the Waves of the Ocean Designer Paper which features a poured paint marble look, marine-colored Blue Foils Paper and gorgeous Rhinestone Waves Jewel Embellishments!  Our WAVES OF INSPIRATION CARD COLLECTION has SIX step-by-step card tutorials just waiting for you to use and be inspired!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Hello Ladybug
Paper: Basic White, Basic Black, Real Red, Daffodil Deligt
Ink: Memento Black, Real Red
Other: Ladybug Builder Punch, Medium Daisy Punch, Iridescent Rhinestones

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Travel & Adventure

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And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is Travel & Adventure.  Hope you are ready for a super simple card…

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Here’s the details…

  • Night of Navy – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 2 1/4 x 5 1/4, cut into banner, add to card front
  • Night of Navy – 3 1/4 x 4, cut out cut in card stock, lay on paper and sponge Versamark into it, add white embossing powder, stamp all other images in Versamark, white emboss
  • Layer onto Basic White 3 3/8 x 4 1/8, add to card front using dimensionals

Yep…that’s all there is to this one!

And now for our latest collection…

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Swim into a sea of creativity by using the seaside supplies in Stampin’ Up!’s early catalog release bundle, WAVES OF INSPIRATION STAMP SET AND WAVES DIES!  We’ve combined the WAVES OF INSPIRATION BUNDLE with the Waves of the Ocean Designer Paper which features a poured paint marble look, marine-colored Blue Foils Paper and gorgeous Rhinestone Waves Jewel Embellishments!  Our WAVES OF INSPIRATION CARD COLLECTION has SIX step-by-step card tutorials just waiting for you to use and be inspired!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Let’s Set Sail
Paper: Basic White, Night of Navy
Ink: Versamark
Other: White Embossing Powder, 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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For the Record

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

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I thought it would be fun to make another record card…

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Here’s the details…

  • Poppy Parade – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Basic White – 4 x 5 1/4, stamp diagonal line stamp on a diagonal in Night of Navy, Bumblebee and Poppy Parade, stamp the small images (Sharing Sunshine) in Night of Navy, Bumblebee and Poppy Parade, add to card front
  • Basic Black – stamp record in Versamark, clear emboss, cut out, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Basic White – stamp circle with heart from record in Memento Black, cut out, color heart with Bumblebee marker, add to center of record
  • Poppy Parade – stamp heart from center of record 3 times (I used Basic Black marker to just pick up the heart cut our, layer, add to card front
  • Bumblebee – 1/2 x 4, stamp greeting in Memento Black, cut angle on both ends, add to card front using dimensionals

This was the perfect card for my DH’s birthday!

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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Swim into a sea of creativity by using the seaside supplies in Stampin’ Up!’s early catalog release bundle, WAVES OF INSPIRATION STAMP SET AND WAVES DIES!  We’ve combined the WAVES OF INSPIRATION BUNDLE with the Waves of the Ocean Designer Paper which features a poured paint marble look, marine-colored Blue Foils Paper and gorgeous Rhinestone Waves Jewel Embellishments!  Our WAVES OF INSPIRATION CARD COLLECTION has SIX step-by-step card tutorials just waiting for you to use and be inspired!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): For the Record, Sharing Sunshine
Paper: Basic White, Basic Black, Poppy Parade, Bumblebee
Ink: Memento Black, Night of Navy, Bumblebee, Poppy Parade, Versamark
Other: Clear Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Creatively Simple 25 – Birthday

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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
  • Basic White – 3 1/4 x 4 1/2 – stamp otter and hat in Memento Black, color with Blends, stamp greeting in Memento Black, layer onto Night of Navy – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, add to card front
  • Pattern Party DSP – yellow print – 3/4 x 1 3/8, green print 3/8 x 1 7/8 cut into banners
  • Magenta Madness – 3/4 x 2, cut into banner, layer three banners together, add to card front
  • Tie Denim 3/8 ribbon into bow, add to banners
  • Add some Rhinestone Waves Jewels to water 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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Build a bouquet of tulips in any color with Stampin’ Up!’s FLOWERING TULIPS STAMP SET AND TULIP DIES.  We’ve combined this FLOWERING TULIPS Bundle with the Flowering Fields Designer Paper for a coordinated look.  Our FLOWERING TULIPS COLLECTION of tutorials has SIX projects – FOUR step-by-step card tutorials and TWO quick and easy favor/treat gifts – they are sure to bring a smile to the recipient’s face!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Awesome Otters
Paper: Basic White, Balmy Blue, Night of Navy, Magenta Madness, Pattern Part DSP
Ink: Memento Black, BLENDS:  Night of Navy (Lt), Balmy Blue (B), Cinnamon Cider (B), Ivory, Magenta Madness (Dk), Daffodil Delight (Dk), Granny Apple Green (B)
Other: Denim 3/8 Ribbon, Rhinestone Waves Jewels

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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IM216 – Flowering Rain Boots

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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 bright and color door decoration…

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How happy is that!

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Here’s the details…

  • Daffodil Delight – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Brights DSP (Real Red) – 2 3/4 x 4 3/4, add to card front
  • Basic Black – 1 1/2 x 4 1/4, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp boots in Daffodil Delight and flowers 2 times in Real Red, cut out layer and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Basic Black – 5/8 x 2 5/8, stamp greeting in Versamark and white emboss, cut into banner, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some of the clear tear drop Epoxy Essentials
  • Tie bow in the Black/White Gingham ribbon and add to boots 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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Build a bouquet of tulips in any color with Stampin’ Up!’s FLOWERING TULIPS STAMP SET AND TULIP DIES.  We’ve combined this FLOWERING TULIPS Bundle with the Flowering Fields Designer Paper for a coordinated look.  Our FLOWERING TULIPS COLLECTION of tutorials has SIX projects – FOUR step-by-step card tutorials and TWO quick and easy favor/treat gifts – they are sure to bring a smile to the recipient’s face!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Flowering Rain Boots
Paper: Basic White, Basic Black, Daffodil Delight, Brights DSP Paper Pack
Ink: Daffodil Delight, Real Red, Versamark
Other: Rain Boots Dies, Clear Epoxy Essentials, Black/White Gingham Ribbon, White Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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