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Christmas in July

WOW…the end of July already and time for the last Create with Connie and Mary Design Team Saturday Blog Hop for the month.  This week we are celebrating Christmas in July!

I just LOVE the new Card Builder Thinlits…I do have this thing for trees and these are just so dang CUTE!!!  I wanted to keep my card for today nice and simple.  Here’s the details…

  • Soft Sky – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Soft Sky – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, stamp greeting using Versamark and white emboss.  Layer onto Whisper White 3 5/8 x 4 7/8 add to card front using dimensionals
  • Dazzling Diamond Glimmer – cut out double trees, single tree, moon and three tiny stars, add everything to card front with the single tree add using dimensionals.
  • Whisper White – cut out deer, add using dimensionals

See how simple that is!

Set(s): Christmas Pines
Paper: Whisper White, Soft Sky, Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer
Ink: Versamark
Other: Card Builder Thinlits, White Embossing Powder, Dimensionals

Remember to use the badges below to go backward (previous) to my friend Connie or forward (next) to the very talented Libby Fens.

 

 

 

 

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

Christmas Pines

ccmc437So I told you yesterday that I made a card for the Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge but then found my friend Lisa did almost the exactly same card (GREAT MINDS!) .  (Well and then I changed it and Tracy and I were on the same track – LOL!!!)  Click here for the card I did end up posting!

I thought I’d post my original card today so you can see it and then head over to Create with Connie and Mary to check out Lisa’s.

Here’s the details…

  • Cherry Cobbler – 5 1/2 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, run through the Pine Bough embossing folder, stamp greeting using Cherry Cobbler and add to card front
  • Gold foil – 1/4 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Garden Green – cut out one of each of the pine boughs, add to card front
  • Early Espresso – cut out two pine cones, add to card fornt
  • Cherry Cobbler – cut out smaller bow and add to card front

Also head over to Create with Connie and Mary and check out all the great cards from our design team!

Looking for ideas for the NEW Occasions Mini and Sale-abration?  Then the Create with Connie and Mary December Mini Session is for you!

december-2016-collageOur DECEMBER 2016 MINI SESSION is NOW OPEN with projects using stamp sets from the OCCASIONS and Sale-a-Bration CATALOGS!     PLUS…sign up for both the November and December Mini Sessions together and get a free HOLIDAY BONUS tutorial!  We know you’ll be excited about that!

  • Each session includes FIVE step-by-step tutorials for projects…THREE card sets, each with 4 cards and TWO 3D items…perfect for your club or stamp camp!
  • All designs and tutorials are EXCLUSIVELY for subscribers and will not be posted anywhere else online.
  • All FIVE projects are available once the monthly mini collection opens so you immediately have all projects (and tutorials).
  • Mini Sessions open on the 11th of each month.

Items we will be using in December Mini Session:

  • Succulent Garden Suite
  • Sealed with Love Suite
  • Yummy in my Tummy
  • Avant Garden
  • Cool Treats

Head on over to Create with Connie and Mary to subscribe today and to check out all the great cards from our design team!

 Set(s): Christmas Pines
Paper: Whisper White, Cherry Cobbler, Garden Green, Early Espresso, Gold Foil
Ink: Cherry Cobbler
Other: Pretty Pines Thinliets

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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Christmas Pines

christmaspinesSpecial Announcement – visit my blog on Tuesday (12/6) for the opportunity to be entered to win a special Blog Candy from Create with Connie and Mary!

This was a card that I had designed for Holiday card class then changed my mine.  It uses the two new embossing powders in the Holiday Mini.  I do have to say…they are a bit messy but OH SO SPARKLY in real life!

I thought that the Emerald Envy was a nice touch on the pine boughs and then read was perfect for the greeting!

Here’s the details…

  • Real Red – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Emerald Envy- 3 3/4 x 5, add to card front on an angle
  • Whisper White – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, stamp full pine bough stamp in Mint Macaron, tap with Embossing Buddy to dry, stamp pine needles using Versamark and emboss with the Emerald Envy Glitter Stamping Embossing Powder, stamp greeting using Versamark and emboss with the Real Red Glitter Stamping Embossing powder; ad to card front
  • Crumb Cake – cut out two of the solid pine cones
  • Gold Foil – cut out two of the open pine cones, layer on the Crumb Cake pine cones and add to card front
  • Real Red – cut out big bow and add to top of pine cones
Set(s): Christmas Pines
Paper: Whisper White, Crumb Cake, Real Red, Emerald Envy, Gold Foil
Ink: Mint Macaron, Versamark
Other: Pretty Pines Thinlits, Emerald Envy Glitter Stamping Embossing Powder Real Red Glitter Stampin Embossing Powder

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

wisig16

 

Christmas Pines

sathopxmasnonYep…it’s another Christmas Pines card!  This was a card I did for my first Christmas Card Class this year and I just live how simple it is and love the ‘non-traditional’ colors!

This was based on a card I saw on Pinterest (SHOCKER!!  LOL!!!) and love how simple it is!

Here’s the detail…

  • Mint Macaron – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Whisper White – stamp pine bough using Mint Macaron, Noel using Sweet Sugarplum and berries using Rich Razzleberry, add to card front on an angle
  • Silver foil – cut out two pinecones and add to card front
  • Rich Razzleberry – cut out smaller bow and add to card front
  • Add some Fancy Frost Sequins to finish off

Don’t you just love how quick and easy this is?   And it is also quick and easy to subscribe to the Create with Connie and Mary November Mini edition (and at the same time December edition so you earn a bonus project!).

november-2016-collageThe Create with Connie and Mary November Mini Edition is coming soon!  We have some great ideas from the Holiday Mini.

  • Each session includes FIVE step-by-step tutorials for projects…THREE card sets, each with 4 cards and TWO 3D items…perfect for your club or stamp camp!
  • All designs and tutorials are EXCLUSIVELY for subscribers and will not be posted anywhere else online.
  • All FIVE projects are available once the monthly mini collection opens so you immediately have all projects (and tutorials).
  • Mini Sessions open on the 11th of each month.

Sign up for BOTH the November and December session and get a bonus project of fun gift card holders!  Head over to Create with Connie and Mary to subscribe now.

 Set(s): Christmas Pines
Paper: Whisper White, Mint Macaron, Rich Razzleberry, Silver Foil
Ink: Mint Macaron, Sweet Sugarplum, Rich Razzleberry
Other: Pretty Pines Thinlits, Fancy Frost Sequins

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

fasig16

Christmas Pines

simple-pinesAre you loving the Christmas Pines set and matching thinlits?  I know that I am!

I needed a card for a make and take for my stampin’ group and came up with this one.  I have to say, I REALLY like this!  Really it’s nice and simple and I love the simple colors.

Here’s the details…

  • Crumb Cake – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, stamp snowflake scatter using Crumb Cake and greeting using Cherry Cobbler, layer onto Cherry Cobbler – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, add to card front
  • Whisper White – cut out all three sizes of the pine boughs, add to card front
  • Kraft – cut out the two mistletoe springs and add to card front
  • Cherry Cobbler – cut out large bow and add to card front

Yep…that is all there is to this card…SIMPLE!  And it is also simple to subscribe to the Create with Connie and Mary November Mini edition (and at the same time December edition so you earn a bonus project!).

november-2016-collageThe Create with Connie and Mary November Mini Edition is coming soon!  We have some great ideas from the Holiday Mini.

  • Each session includes FIVE step-by-step tutorials for projects…THREE card sets, each with 4 cards and TWO 3D items…perfect for your club or stamp camp!
  • All designs and tutorials are EXCLUSIVELY for subscribers and will not be posted anywhere else online.
  • All FIVE projects are available once the monthly mini collection opens so you immediately have all projects (and tutorials).
  • Mini Sessions open on the 11th of each month.

Sign up for BOTH the November and December session and get a bonus project of fun gift card holders!  Head over to Create with Connie and Mary to subscribe now.

 Set(s): Christmas Pines
Paper: Whisper White, Crumb Cake, Cherry Cobbler, Kraft
Ink: Crumb Cake, Cherry Cobbler
Other: Pretty Pines Thinlits

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

fasig16