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Playing with Patterns

And it’s Saturday again! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to make a card using patterns.  I thought using some of the DSP in the Playing with Patterns pack would be PERFECT!

Here’s the details…

  • Purple Posy – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 3/4 x 5, layer onto Coastal Cabana 3 7/8 x 5 1/8, add to card front
  • Playing with Patterns DSP – pick 5 different prints and cut 1 x 3 1/4, add to card front
  • Whisper White – stamp greeting using Night of Navy, cut out using Layering Oval, cut out matching scallop oval in Purple Posy.  Add scallop oval to card front using dimensionals
  • But 3 pieces of ribbon – one from each of the Playing with Patterns Ribbon, add behind the stamped oval, add oval to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some Iridescent Pearls to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

Do you love trees? We LOVE trees! We are kicking off the upcoming August-December Catalog (formerly called Holiday Catalog) with the gorgeous Life is Beautiful Stamp Set! It has a wonderful full-branch tree in it! This EXPANDED collection of SIX tutorials has FOUR frame insert ideas…one for EACH season…and TWO card ideas! These are easy enough to complete in one class, or split them into two classes by doing two seasons and a card each class! You also could include the Life is Beautiful Stamp Set for an awesome product class! See more details HERE!

Set(s): Best Year
Paper: Whisper White, Purple Posy, Coastal Cabana, Playing with Pattern DSP
Ink: Night of Navy
Other: Layering Ovals, Iridescent Pearls, Playing with Patterns Ribbon, 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’!

 

 

Red, White, Blue Patriotic Cards

And it’s Saturday again!  And a happy Independence Day to everyone! This week our theme for the Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Hop is to make a red/white/blue patriotic card.  I just couldn’t wait to use my new plaid dies

Here’s the details…

  • Night of Navy- 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Real Red – cut out the most solid plaid and cut down to be 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, layer onto Whisper White 3 3/4 x 5, add to card front
  • Night of Navy – cut out the simple plaid, cut down to 3 /58 x 4 7/8, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out stitched star, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Night of Navy – 1 x 2 1/4, stamp greeting using Versamark, white emboss, cut into banner, add Real Red Satin ribbon behind, add to card front using dimensional
  • Add some of the largest Basic Rhinestones to finish off

And now for our latest collection…

Next up in our Annual Catalog releases is the absolutely darling WAY TO GOAT stamp set! Really…how much cuter can one set be? The greetings in it are perfect for those friends and family with a sense of humor! Our WAY TO GOAT COLLECTION of six card tutorials is combined with the Tasteful Label Dies and Subtles Designer Paper for a bright, fresh look!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Best Year
Paper: Whisper White, Real Red, Night of Navy
Ink: Versamark
Other: Plaid Dies, Stitched Stars Die, Real Red Satin Ribbon, White Embossing Powder, Basic 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’!

 

 

Best Year

Happy July everyone!  I hope you are all doing well and are healthy!  It’s hard to believe it is JULY already!  The classes I am teaching end tomorrow (WOO HOO!!!).  Hoping that means I’ll have some time to STAMP!  July is one of my favorite months for Create with Connie and Mary because it is CASE the Catalog month.  Here’s our first one…

I went with the flower theme and the overall layout of the card…

Yes, I do LOVE the Many Layered Blossoms dies!  Here’s the details…

  • Night of Navy – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Flowers for Every Season DSP (yellow flower print) – 3/4 x 5 1/4, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 3 1/4 x 5 1/4, run through the Tasteful Texture Embossing Folder, add to card front
  • Night of Navy – cut out the more solid die
  • Whisper White – cut out the detailed die (save a couple of the flower pieces from the left side – used them to fill in a couple petals so the flowers were solid over the border), layer the two pieces together, add to card front
  • So Saffron – stamp greeting using Night of Navy, punch out using the Timeless Label Punch, layer some Bumblebee 1/4 Ribbon behind it, add to card front using dimensionals
  • Add some of the white Elegant Faceted Gems to finish up

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…

Next up in our Annual Catalog releases is the absolutely darling WAY TO GOAT stamp set! Really…how much cuter can one set be? The greetings in it are perfect for those friends and family with a sense of humor! Our WAY TO GOAT COLLECTION of six card tutorials is combined with the Tasteful Label Dies and Subtles Designer Paper for a bright, fresh look!  See more details HERE!

Set(s): Best Year
Paper: Whisper White, Night of Navy, Flowers for Every Season DSP
Ink: Night of Navy
Other: So Many Blossoms Dies, Timeless Label Punch, Bumblebee 1/4 Ribbon, Elegant Faceted Gems, Tasteful Texture Embossing Folder, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!