Jun 26 2016

LAST 2 Days of 40% Adhesive Sale!

HURRY!!!

Only 2 more days left to take advantage of my

40% off Stampin’ Up! Adhesive Sale

sale available only thru Connie Babbert

Friday, June 17

thru

Tuesday, June 28

Hostess Benefits Apply before discount!

Yes, items other than adhesive can be added to your order.

Minimum purchase of 12+ adhesive can be ANY combination.

EMAIL ME at iluvstamping@gmail.com

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Adhesive Snail new
Stampin’ Up!’s Snail (Tombow) adhesive is normally $4.50 per refill and is ON SALE for $2.75 each. Tax & shipping are extra.
  • 13.1 yards of double-sided adhesive
  • Great for cards, scrapbooks, or other art projects
  • Keeps fingers and art pieces free from messy glue
  • Permanent; creates a strong bond

(Holder case is available, normally $7.00, ON SALE for $4.20 each)

 

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Adhesive Strips
NEW! Stampin’ Up! Foam Adhesive Strips are regularly $8.00 per package and are ON SALE for $4.80 each. Tax & Shipping are extra.
  • Sheets of adhesive strips 1/8″ x 9″
  • 10 yards per package

 

 

 

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Adhesive Fine Tip Glue PenStampin’ Up!’s Fine Tip Glue Pen is normally $7.00 per container and is ON SALE for $4.20 each. Tax & shipping are extra.
  • Perfect for small embellishments and glitter.
  • Cap includes pin to reduce clogging and prevent drying.

 

 

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Adhesive Tear and tapeStampin’ Up!’s Tear & Tape Adhesive is normally $7.00 per package and is ON SALE for $4.20 each. Tax & shipping are extra.
  • Double-sided with tearable paper backing.
  • 1/4″ wide, 27 yards
  • Perfect for holding boxes and 3D items
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Stampin’ Up!’s Mini Glue Dots are normally $5.25 each and is ON SALE for $3.15 each. Tax & Shipping are extra.
  • 300 per roll; each dot measures approximately 3/16? in diameter
  • Great for attaching embellishments; adheres to paper, fabric, wood, foam, plastic, and more
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Stampin’ Up!’s Stampin’ Dimensionals are normally $4.00 each and is ON SALE for $2.40 each. Tax and Shipping are extra.
  • 300 1/16″ double-sided, self-adhesive foam mounts
  • Use multiple Stampin’ Dimensionals for multilevel projects or added height
  • Great for layering
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Stampin’ Up!’s Tombow Multi Purpose Adhesive is normally $4.00 each and ON SALE for $2.40 each. Tax & Shipping are extra.
  • Adhesive can be both permanent or temporary depending on how it is applied
  • Works great for adhering card stock or Designer Series paper to chipboard
  • Excellent for adhering Stampin’ Glitter to surfaces
  • Dual-tipped applicator for placing adhesive exactly where you want it.

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Fast Fuse RefillStampin’ Up!’s Fast Fuse Refill Adhesive is normally $7.50 each and ON SALE for $4.50 each. Tax & shipping are extra.
(Case holder is normally $10.00 each and ON SALE for $6.00 each)
  • New super-strength adhesive that bonds instantly and neatly.
  • Safe for memory preservation projects.
  • Refill offers 21.9 yards for a great value!
  • Acid free.

 

*Minimum purchase of 12+ can be any combination of adhesives!
All payments must be received by June 29th at 6 PM Eastern so I have time to process and order before the end of the month. Visa/MasterCard/Discover, Paypal, check or cash accepted. Paypal fees will be added if using this option. Offer good only thru Connie Babbert, Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, and is available for anyone to order. But, remember, it is only good when you EMAIL ME at iluvstamping@gmail.com…not thru any online, class or club order!

 

Tax and Shipping are extra, please include your address and tax rate with response. A confirmation email with your total due will be sent to you with my phone number to call with your credit card information or a Paypal invoice (fee extra).

 

This is a PERSONAL sale offered by Connie Babbert only.

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Jun 25 2016

CCMC Saturday Blog Hop – Sweet Sugarplum

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It’s Saturday and time for another Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Blog Hop!  The past few weeks we have been featuring the new In Colors!  Aren’t they SOOOOO pretty?  I love them all!  This week it is Sweet Sugarplum’s time to be featured!

Sitting Here
 

I had this image already stamped and sitting on my desk from a class I did this week.  I decided to finish it up into a new card with Sweet Sugarplum to fit this week’s theme!  Here are the details:

  • The base is 5-1/2 x 8-1/2 Sweet Sugarplum cardstock, folded in half and rounded the bottom corners with the Project Life Corner Rounder Punch.
  • On top is a 2 x 5-1/2 piece of Blooms & Bliss Designer Paper across the center.
  • On top is a 4 x 4 piece of Whisper White stamped with the Sitting Here stamp set swing in Basic Black Archival Ink.  It is watercolored with Chocolate Chip Marker.  The cushion of the swing is colored in stripes of Peekaboo Peach and Sweet Sugarplum.
  • The leaves from Sheltering Tree were stamped with Old Olive Ink along the top of the Whisper White, then the corners were rounded with the Corner Punch.
  • The pillow is stamped with Sweet Sugarplum Ink on Sweet Sugarplum cardstock, then cut out.  The cat is stamped with Memento Black on Whisper White, colored with Smoky Slate and Crumb Cake (like my cat, Bleach!), then cut out and placed on the cushion.  The cardinal is stamped on the back of the swing with Memento Black Ink and colored with Real Red Marker.
  • A piece of Sweet Sugarplum ruffled ribbon is tied in a knot and added to the swing with a Mini Glue Dot!

 

OK…continue on to Mary’s blog to see what she did with the Sweet Sugarplum color this week, or you can reverse to see Melissa’s creation!

 

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Jun 23 2016

CCMC412 Jar of Love

I was SO happy to see the stamp set Jar of Love and coordinating Framelits in the new catalog!  You may have noticed that I use those type images in my blog header frequently!  Love them!  These are especially fun to play with, but for my first card, I used the smallest jar and small flowers!

 

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We have a FUN color challenge this week over on Create with Connie and Mary…and I pulled this set out to use!  The colors and striped paper just remind me of a candy store for some reason!  Jennifer and I had the same general idea this week!

 

CCMC412 Jar of Love
 

Here are the details:

  • The base is 5-1/2 x 8-1/2 Blushing Bride, folded in half.
  • On the 4 x 5-1/4 layer of Whisper White, I placed a 3-1/2 x 4 piece of Pool Party cardstock, then added 1/2″ x 4″ strips of Watermelon Wonder In Color Patterns Designer Paper along the sides.
  • Whisper White cardstock is cut with the new Layering Oval Framelit and the bushy leaves stamped with Pool Party Ink along the top side.
  • The jar was stamped with Memento Black Ink on scrap Whisper White, the bow with Watermelon Wonder, the water with stamped off Pool Party, then the stems with Pool Party Ink.  The jar cut with the Everyday Jar Framelit and was added to the Oval with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  • The flower solids were stamped with Blushing Bride, then Watermelon Wonder Ink detail on top and cut out with the Everyday Jar Framelits.  Tiny pearls are in the centers of the larger flowers.  The small flowers were stamped with Pool Party, cut out and Watermelon Wonder Marker filled in the center.  They were popped up and added above the jar with the new Foam Strip Adhesive…perfect for cutting small pieces and they are thicker than the Dimensionals.
  • A Pearl was added to the knot in the bow.
  • Finally, the greeting was stamped with Tuxedo Black Ink on a scrap of Blushing Bride cardstock, cut with a flag end and tucked under the jar.

LOVE it!  OK, make sure to check out what the rest of the Challenge Team did this week over on Create with Connie and Mary.

 

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Jun 21 2016

SUOC151 Flourishing Phrases

Time for another Stampin’ Up! Only Challenge!  This week we are using our favorite new designer paper or colored cardstock!  I just HAD to use this print in the Fruit Stand Designer Paper package…I almost hated to cut into it, but I love the bright cheerful colors in it!  And now I HAVE to buy the coordinating stamp set because I love the DSP so much!

 

SUOC151 Flourishing Phrases

 

Here are the details:

  • The base is 5-1/2 x 8-1/2 Crushed Curry, folded in half.
  • On the 4 x 5-1/4 layer of Whisper White, a 2 x 5-1/4 strip of the Fruit Stand DSP was added to the top.  Tucked under the top is the border cut from Basic Black cardstock with the Flourish Thinlets.
  • The flower from Flourishing Phrases is stamped with Crushed Curry on scrap Whisper White and hand cut out.
  • The center lacy piece is cut with the Flourish Thinlet and added to the center of the larger flower with a Stampin’ Dimensional.  In the center of that is the In Color Enamel Shape in Peekaboo Peach.
  • The leaves were stamped with Garden Green and cut by hand, then tucked under the flower.
  • Thank You greeting from Flourishing Phrases is stamped with Memento Black Ink.

 

OK…check out the rest of the design team over on SUO Challenges to see what their favorite new DSP or cardstock color is!  Thanks for stopping by!

 

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Jun 20 2016

Fishy Birthday Party

My grandson, Carter, turned 3 a couple weeks ago and his mom came up with a “fishing” theme for his party since he likes fishing in his papa’s pond!  I spent some time at my Spring Stamping Retreat cutting all the pieces for the banners, invitations and cake decorations!  Thankfully his mom put them all together!  It was lots of Big Shot work!  But since he had THREE birthday parties, the decorations really got used and I’m sure they will be borrowed by other friends.  We were inspired by some photos on Pinterest.

 

Here’s the birthday boy with his cake…isn’t that cute?  The sign says “Carter is three”.

 

Carter Birthday
Here’s the party invitation with details on the back…I made the fish in several different colors!

 

Carter Fish Birthday
 

It was a beautiful day so the party was outside…this is one of the banners with bobbers and fish and balloons!

 

Carter Birthday 2
 

A closeup of the bobber and fish hanging from a pendant light.

 

Carter Birthday 3
 

Bobber “lanterns” hanging from the dinette light…she painted white lanters along the bottom to look like bobbers.

 

Carter Birthday 4
 

Banner in the dinette that says Carter is 3.

 

Carter Birthday 5
 

Birthday cake table with gummy worms and the cake!

 

Carter Birthday 6
 

He really felt like a special little boy and enjoyed being the center of attention at each of the parties!  What fun!

 

A few details:

Bobbers were made with the Round Framelits and the retired angled square punch.  Fishes were made from Oval Framelits with the Gift Bow Die for the tail and fin and the largest Scallop Oval Framelit for the scales on the back.  Eyes with Circle Punches.

 

Don’t forget…my adhesive sale is GOING ON NOW!!!

 

Adhesive Snail new40% off Stampin’ Up! Adhesive Sale

This is a HUGE savings on adhesive!

It doesn’t go bad…and you always need it!

available only thru Connie Babbert

Friday, June 17

thru

Tuesday, June 28

Hostess Benefits Apply!

Yes, items other than adhesive can be added to your order.

Minimum purchase of 12 adhesive can be ANY combination.

EMAIL ME at iluvstamping@gmail.com

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Jun 18 2016

CCMC Saturday Blog Hop – Emerald Envy

CreateBannerSU16Badge2It’s time for another Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Blog Hop!  This month we are featuring the new In Colors…and Emerald Envy is up this week!

 

I knew I wanted to do some type of floral card…so pulled out the Falling Flowers stamp set and May Flowers Framelit Dies to use!

 

Falling Flowers

 

Here are the details:

  • The base is 5-1/2 x 8-1/2 Emerald Envy, folded in half.
  • On the 4 x 5-1/4 layer of Whisper White, a strip of Playful Palette Washi Tape is added to the left side and a 1 x 4 piece of Playful Palette Designer Paper Stack is added to the bottom.
  • The floral stem from Falling Flowers is stamped above the DSP with Emerald Envy Ink and the flower buds colored with Daffodil Delight and Flirty Flamingo Markers and leaves with Emerald Envy Marker.
  • Some Emerald Envy Thick Twine is wrapped around and tied in a bow.
  • The Falling Flowers flower is stamped with Memento Black Ink twice on Daffodil Delight cardstock, then cut with the May Flowers Framelits.  The inside portion of the second flower was added on top of the full flowers with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the edges were sponged with Flirty Flamingo Ink.  The center is colored with Flirty Flamingo Marker.
  • Three leaves were stamped with Memento Black Ink on Emerald Envy cardstock, then cut with the May Flowers Framelits.
  • The flower was placed on the card with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the leaves tucked under the flower.

OK…next up is the Create with Connie and Mary website to find out more about our fabulous projects in the June 2016 Mini Session, then continue around to the rest of the designers…or go backwards to see what Melissa has done!

 

 

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Jun 17 2016

40% off Adhesive Sale!

Did you miss it last year? Here it is again!

40% off Stampin’ Up! Adhesive Sale

This is a HUGE savings on adhesive!

It doesn’t go bad…and you always need it!

available only thru Connie Babbert

Friday, June 17

thru

Tuesday, June 28

Hostess Benefits Apply!

Yes, items other than adhesive can be added to your order.

Minimum purchase of 12 adhesive can be ANY combination.

EMAIL ME at iluvstamping@gmail.com

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Adhesive Snail new
Stampin’ Up!’s Snail (Tombow) adhesive is normally $4.50 per refill and is ON SALE for $2.75 each. Tax & shipping are extra.
  • 13.1 yards of double-sided adhesive
  • Great for cards, scrapbooks, or other art projects
  • Keeps fingers and art pieces free from messy glue
  • Permanent; creates a strong bond

(Holder case is available, normally $7.00, ON SALE for $4.20 each)

 

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Adhesive Strips
NEW!  Stampin’ Up! Foam Adhesive Strips are regularly $8.00 per package and are ON SALE for $4.80 each.  Tax & Shipping are extra.
  • Sheets of adhesive strips 1/8″ x 9″
  • 10 yards per package

 

 

 

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Adhesive Fine Tip Glue PenStampin’ Up!’s Fine Tip Glue Pen is normally $7.00 per container and is ON SALE for $4.20 each.  Tax & shipping are extra.
  • Perfect for small embellishments and glitter.
  • Cap includes pin to reduce clogging and prevent drying.

 

 

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Adhesive Tear and tapeStampin’ Up!’s Tear & Tape Adhesive is normally $7.00 per package and is ON SALE for $4.20 each. Tax & shipping are extra.
  • Double-sided with tearable paper backing.
  • 1/4″ wide, 27 yards
  • Perfect for holding boxes and 3D items
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 Stampin’ Up!’s Mini Glue Dots are normally $5.25 each and is ON SALE for $3.15 each. Tax & Shipping are extra.
  • 300 per roll; each dot measures approximately 3/16? in diameter
  • Great for attaching embellishments; adheres to paper, fabric, wood, foam, plastic, and more
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Stampin’ Up!’s Stampin’ Dimensionals are normally $4.00 each and is ON SALE for $2.40 each. Tax and Shipping are extra.
  • 300 1/16″ double-sided, self-adhesive foam mounts
  • Use multiple Stampin’ Dimensionals for multilevel projects or added height
  • Great for layering
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Stampin’ Up!’s Tombow Multi Purpose Adhesive is normally $4.00 each and ON SALE for $2.40 each. Tax & Shipping are extra.
  • Adhesive can be both permanent or temporary depending on how it is applied
  • Works great for adhering card stock or Designer Series paper to chipboard
  • Excellent for adhering Stampin’ Glitter to surfaces
  • Dual-tipped applicator for placing adhesive exactly where you want it.

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Fast Fuse RefillStampin’ Up!’s Fast Fuse Refill Adhesive is normally $7.50 each and ON SALE for $4.50 each. Tax & shipping are extra.
(Case holder is normally $10.00 each and ON SALE for $6.00 each)
  • New super-strength adhesive that bonds instantly and neatly.
  • Safe for memory preservation projects.
  • Refill offers 21.9 yards for a great value!
  • Acid free.

 

*Minimum purchase of 12 can be any combination of adhesives!
All payments must be received by June 29th at 6 PM Eastern so I have time to process and order before the end of the month.  Visa/MasterCard/Discover, Paypal, check or cash accepted. Paypal fees will be added if using this option. Offer good only thru Connie Babbert, Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, and is available for anyone to order. But, remember, it is only good when you EMAIL ME at iluvstamping@gmail.com…not thru any online, class or club order!
Tax and Shipping are extra, please include your tax rate and zip code with response. A confirmation email with your total due will be sent to you with my phone number to call with your credit card information or a Paypal invoice (fee extra).
This is a PERSONAL sale offered by Connie Babbert only.

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Jun 16 2016

CCMC311 Confetti Celebration

It’s Thursday and time for another Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge!  We used a fun sketch this week.

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I decided to let the Playful Palette DSP do most of the work on my card and combined it with the Confetti Celebrations word art stamp set and Layered Squares Framelits!

 

CCMC411 Confetti Celebration

 

Here are the details:

  • The base is 5-1/2 x 8-1/2 Emerald Envy, folded in half.
  • On top is a 4 x 5-1/4 layer of Very Vanilla.
  • The Playful Palette DSP was cut with the Scalloped Layered Square Framelits, I used one print for two squares and then flipped it over to the other side for the other two.
  • Hooray from Confetti Celebrations was stamped with Memento Black Ink on Emerald Envy, then punched with the 2″ Circle Punch and placed on the front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  • It’s Your Day was stamped with Memento Black on a 3/8″ strip of Peekaboo Peach cardstock and cut with a flag end.
  • A bow was made from the Emerald Envy Thick Twine and some Rhinestones are scattered on the front.

 

June 2016 CollageOK…make sure to check out what the rest of the Challenge Team did this week over on Create with Connie and Mary!  Some different looks with this sketch!  And…also find out more about our June 2016 Mini Session…we just opened earlier this week and are using stamp sets and products from the new 2016-17 Stampin’ Up! Catalog!

 

 

 

 

 


Jun 15 2016

Painter’s Palette

Lots of crazy things going on here…birthdays, husband in the hospital…hoping things have finally settled down a little!  It has been a LONG while since I’ve spent some quality time in my studio actually creating!

 

One of the fun things about the Stampin’ Up! Incentive Trips is swapping with others who have earned the trip.  This was my Mediterranean Cruise swap this year!  I love the colors in the Playful Palette DSP Stack.

 

Painter's Palette 2

 

Here are the details:

  • The base is 5-1/2 x 8-1/2 Emerald Envy cardstock, folded in half.
  • On the 3 x 5-1/2 piece of Very Vanilla, the easel from Painter’s Palette was stamped with Memento Black Ink towards the bottom right side.
  • The speckles were stamped with Peekaboo Peach and Sweet Sugarplum inks diagonally across the front and the Very Vanilla piece adhered to the base card.
  • A 1/2 x 5-1/2 strip of Playful Palette DSP was added to hide the seam.
  • The Birthday greeting from Painter’s Palette was stamped with Memento Black Ink on Peekaboo Peach and cut with the Scallop Square Layered Framelits, then placed on the easel with Stampin’ Dimensinals.
  • The Petite Flower was punched from Sweet Sugarplum cardstock and added to the front with a Perfect White Accent in the center.

 

I think it is lots of fun, even though I was working with limited new product items back in early May!

 

Want some more fun ideas?

June 2016 Collage

It’s not too late to join!  The Create with Connie and Mary June 2016 MINI SESSION is only $8.95 US and we’re using products and stamp sets from the NEW 2016-17 Catalog!  We just opened on June 11th!

* Each month’s $8.95 US 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 meetings!

Head over to Create with Connie and Mary to sign up now!

 

 

 

 

 

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Jun 13 2016

Marquee Messages

Happy Birthday to me!!!!  Had a wonderful start to my day after going strawberry picking with my grandson this morning!  I think he ate as many as he picked!  lol!  It was fun!

 

Carter strawberry picking

 

So, thought I’d feature Marquee Messages to celebrate my big day on my blog today…

 

Marquee Messages

 

Here are the details:

  • The base is 4-1/4 x 11 Thick Whisper White, folded in half.
  • On top is a 4 x 5-1/4 layer of Night of Navy cardstock.
  • A 1 x 5 strip of Calypso Coral has the Triple Banner Punched on both ends and placed in the middle of the card.
  • The Marquee Messages sign was stamped three times with Night of Navy Ink.  Once on the base Whisper White, then the Birthday banner on Calypso Coral and cut out then placed on the Whisper White, the arrow on Night of Navy cardstock and cut out.
  • It’s Your was colored with Daffodil Delight and the lines on the left colored with Calypso Coral markers.
  • The Clear Wink of Stella pen is highlighting the dots on the arrow and the star on the Birthday greeting.

 

Fun, isn’t it?  I love the color combination and a great card to celebrate my birthday!

 

June 2016 Collage

 

It’s not too late to join!  The Create with Connie and Mary June 2016 MINI SESSION is only $8.95 US and we’re using products and stamp sets from the NEW 2016-17 Catalog!  We just opened on June 11th!

* Each month’s $8.95 US 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 meetings!

Head over to Create with Connie and Mary to sign up now!

 

We also have information about our Create with Connie and Mary LIVE Event being held on July 30th!  We’d love to meet you in person!  See more information over there, too!