A Dozen Thoughts

Old and New

The CAS challenge this week is to CASE something from Arizona Maine’s gallery.  I just LOVE her work and picked this card. I decided to do a bit of things that are retiring (the Tasteful Trim XL Die, Little Leaves Sizzlit and Jumbo Rhinestones), things that are staying (Pansy Punch, Petite Petals Punch, A Dozen Thoughts Stamp Set, Basic Rhinestones) …

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A Dozen Thoughts

I  had been seeing these wonderful pansies all over Pinterest and had decided to do them for a workshop in February. I waned to showcase the Decorative Dots embossing folder (soooo glad that is coming back) and the Scallop Tag Topper (SOOOOO glad that is STAYING!) and then just wanted to make a happy card with the purple and yellow …

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Blessed Easter

Welcome to another SUO Challenge!  These theme challenges are just soooo much fun!  Our theme this time is Featuring Flowers and with sooooo many wonderful Stampin’ Up! flowers from which to choose, it is TOUGH to narrow it down! As I said yesterday my friend Jackie won a set of the Pumpkin Pie Blendability Markers at the Mason Unite and …

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Zoo Babies Favor

Happy Saturday everyone!  I can’t believe it…it’s been positively springlike around…especially that April Showers part! It’s the end of Week 2 for Create with Connie and Mary Card “Create”tions 2014 and on Saturdays the design team makes a little favor/3D to go along with the card set they did for the subscribers.  This past week I used Zoo Babies….I set …

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Simply Stars

Oh we’ve had such a GREAT week on Create with Connie and Mary Card “Create”tions!  Each designer shared a set of 4 cards with their chosen set.  (You have to be a subscriber to see these card sets.)  On Saturday we each share a small favor/3D item that goes along with our set.  Can you guess what set I used?  …

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A Dozen Thoughts

I wanted to share with you a card I did for my Retro Fresh Class.  I just LOVE this dsp! We recently did this class but I had not shown any of the cards from the class.  This was a favorite of mine and the folks at the class.  It really is just so easy and could be done with …

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Magnificent Maple

I think I have mentioned how much a LOVE this stamp and it was just perfect to create a card with a “fall” feel for the Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge – this week…it’s a color challenge! This is really a pretty easy card.  The base of the card is So Saffron.  I took a piece of Natural …

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Magnificent Maple

Yep…I SERIOUSLY LOVE these two set…Magnificent Maple (a la carte) and Gorgeous Grunge.  What can I say!  And together…just PERFECT!  I thought it would work so nicely for the color challenge on  SCS today!  And it is also perfect for the CASology challenge today for ‘autumn’. The base of the card is Smoky Slate.  I took a piece of Whisper …

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Gently Falling

Oh I LOVE FALL!!!  And the Preview Week for Create with Connie and Mary Fall Collection 2013 is in FULL SWING!!!  Today we have TWO…yes…that is TWO opportunities for you to get BLOG CANDY!!!  How you might ask?  Well…visit Create with Connie and Mary to find out! Now a little about my card…before you leave.  Honestly…this actually started out as …

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Magnificent Maple

It’s here!!!  It’s HERE!!!  Preview Week on Create with Connie and Mary Fall Collection 2013 has begun!  This also means it is the LAST WEEK to join for only $19.95…that’s $5 off the regular subscription price of $24.95 for 4 weeks FILLED with wonderful Halloween and Fall ideas!  You do NOT want to miss it! Today we are introducing our …

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