Peek a Boo!

June 23rd, 2014 | Comments (0)


My stamp club finished up for the year last week.  Boo hoo!  I LOVE visiting with my stampin’ friends every month!

But we finished up with style by having a card swap!  This was the card I made for swapping this year.

Life in the Forest sample-1

Aren’t these little forest animals just SO super sweet?!

Supplies used:

Stamps – Hardwood, Life in the Forest, Just Sayin’

Ink & Paper – Baked Brown Sugar, Whisper White, Basic Gray, Smoky Slate, Blushing Bride, Rose Red, Black Stazon

Accessories – Big Shot & Square framelits, Wood Bubble framelits, dimensionals


8 more days!  

Look at these benefits to joining the Stampin’ Up! family:

* $65 in current product that YOU choose!

* Pay NO GST or Shipping charges

* A FREE Paper Pumpkin kit

* 8 FREE catalogues that you can share with family and friends

* a FREE registration to this year’s Stampin’Up! Convention in Salt Lake City!

* A 30% discount on your first order (could be just a personal order)

* 20% discount on all future orders (think NEW catalogue here!)




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Tap, Tap, Tap – #3

June 21st, 2014 | Comments (0)


Tap Tap Tap sample-3

I sure like how the brush stroke from “Work of Art” stamp set fits right over this typewriter from “Tap, Tap, Tap”.

Supplies used:

Stamps – Gorgeous Grunge, Tap, Tap, Tap, Work of Art

Ink & Paper – Coastal Cabana, Chocolate Chip, Tangerine Tango, So Saffron

Accessories – brad (retired), dimensionals

Early Bird Pricing for the Summer collection ends today!

$24.95 – 4 weeks of projects and tutorials

Be sure to visit

Create With Connie and Mary to subscribe.

Summer Collection starts tomorrow!  YAHOO!





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Blog Candy For You!

June 20th, 2014 | Comments (44)

SummerpromobadgeToday is my day to offer  BLOG CANDY to a lucky reader!

And just what is the blog candy???

One FREE subscription to the Create With Connie and Mary Summer 2014 Collection!!

The summer collection starts on Sunday and I’m SO excited to see what my fellow designers have created with the NEW products in the Stampin’Up! catalogue!

Speaking of new, here’s a little something new I “cooked” up for today:


Create Summer 2014 designer card-1

How precious is this little pup?!

My brother has two little pugs and I think of him whenever I see this cute little face!

Create Summer 2014 design card-2

Being the lover of all dogs with squishy faces, I just had to have this stamp set!  

Supplies used:

Stamps – Hardwood, Hot Diggity Dog, Itty Bitty Banners

Ink & Paper – Crumb Cake, Cherry Cobbler, Early Espresso, Pear Pizzazz, Whisper White

Accessories – Big Shot & Woodgrain embossing folder, Itty Bitty framelits, fringe scissors

Now back to the blog candy…How do you enter?

Just leave me a comment on today’s post and I’ll choose a winner tomorrow morning!  THAT’S IT!!!

But that’s not all…designer Debbie Henderson  has blog candy today as well so check out her blog and leave her a comment too!








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Create With Connie and Mary BLOG HOP!

June 19th, 2014 | Comments (15)


Today I’m participating in my first ever BLOG HOP!

In addition to the normal Thursday challenge over on Create with Connie and Mary  and in celebration of PREVIEW WEEK for the Summer Collection 2014, the designers decided to do a BLOG HOP!

Preview Week is pretty fun on it’s own but it also means the last week of Early Bird pricing!  You save $5 off the regular $29.95 price when you sign up before Sunday!  More details over on Create with Connie and Mary!


You’ve probably just come fromDeb Currier’s blog, isn’t her card FUN???  I love it! 

This week we have a Color Challenge for you to try…aren’t these colors pretty together?


Here’s the card I was inspired to create:

Create Summer 2014 Blog Hop-1

It’s a pretty happy card if I do say so myself! :)  I was pretty excited to get my new Decorative Masks from the new Stampin’ Up! catalogue.  I used the stars mask and white ink to create the background on the card front.  Below is a list of the rest of the supplies needed to CASE this card:

Supplies used:

Stamps – Big News, Sassy Salutations

Ink & Paper – Bermuda Bay, Real Red, Crushed Curry, Whisper White, Basic Black

Accessories – corner rounder punch, dimensionals, baker’s twine, Dazzling Details

Create Summer 2014 Blog Hop-2

It’s pretty clean and simple but fun and colorful at the same time!  Make sure you take the BLOG HOP to all the stops to see what the rest of the Challenge Team did this week with the color challenge!  Then grab your stamps and play along.   AND…don’t forget to sign up for our Summer Collection featuring products from the NEW catalogue!  Upload your card and get the details over on Create with Connie and Mary!  Next stop on our tour is Marg Raburn – enjoy!







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Tap, Tap, Tap Sample #2

June 18th, 2014 | Comments (0)

Tap Tap Tap sample-2


A card made at stamp club last week with Tap, Tap, Tap.  I stamped the typewriter with black Stazon and watercolored with Old Olive and Sahara Sand ink and my Aqua Painter.


Supplies used:

Stamps – Tap, Tap, Tap

Ink & Paper – Sahara Sand, Old Olive, Whisper White, Black Stazon

Accessories – baker’s twine

SummerpromobadgeCreate With Connie and Mary Summer Collection – Preview Week!

Take advantage of the early bird pricing THIS WEEK ONLY – $24.95

Four weeks of daily projects and tutorials – never shared anywhere else!

Visit the site today so see what card designer Deb Currier has made today and then visit her site for some BLOG CANDY – a FREE subscription to the Summer Session!




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Tap Tap Tap

June 17th, 2014 | Comments (0)

Before I share my card for today, I want to remind you about Preview Week at Create With Connie and Mary!  Each day, a member of the design team will have a card to share AND blog candy – a FREE subscription to the Summer Collection starting Sunday, June 22nd.  Come visit and see today’s projects!

Today we actually have TWO designers sharing projects – make sure to check out each of their blogs and leave them a comment to enter to WIN a subscription!

Melissa Davies - Rubberfunatics

Nicole Tugrul - Be Creative with Nicole

Tap Tap Tap sample-1

I’m enjoying my new shipment of toys from the catalogue!  I played with the stamp set Tap, Tap, Tap first!!  

I paired it with the colors from the Lullaby DSP package – LOVE them!!

Supplies used:

Stamps – Tap, Tap, Tap

Ink & Paper – Baked Brown Sugar, Lost Lagoon, Whisper White, Lullaby DSP, Hello Honey

Accessories – Big Shot & Argyle embossing folder, circle framelits, stitched satin ribbon



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