Aug 30 2014

Cheerful Christmas FREE TUTORIAL & Blog Candy

Wow…can you believe it is the END of PREVIEW WEEK over on Create with Connie and Mary…and you’ll need to be a subscriber to see the EXCLUSIVE card sets we will be showing?  We start our Holiday Card “Create”tions on Sunday, August 31st and you won’t want to miss it!


Today it is my turn to offer a FREE TUTORIAL using Cheerful Christmas stamp set!  I think you will enjoy the variety in my card set!  The FREE TUTORIAL is available over on Create with Connie and Mary today!  But first…check this out:



Cheerful Christmas


HolidayCardBadgeWant more ideas using products from the Holiday Catalog?  Create with Connie and Mary Holiday Card “Create”tions starts Sunday!  This time we are doing an ALL CARD collection during the 3 weeks (one week Halloween/Fall and two weeks Christmas) for only $19.95!  So head over to Create with Connie and Mary to learn more and subscribe today!



Here are my individual cards:

Card 4

Card 2


Card 2 inside

Card 3

Card 1


And…don’t forget to leave a comment here TODAY to be entered for BLOG CANDY!  Win a FREE subscription to our Holiday Card “Create”tions!  Winners will be announced tomorrow.  If you’ve already signed up and win…don’t worry, we’ll apply your win towards a future Card “Create”tions collection!


So…now go collect that FREE TUTORIAL over on Create with Connie and Mary!






46 People have left comments on this post

Aug 30, 2014 - 03:08:49
Joanne James said:

5 great cards Connie – I especially love the little string of Christmas lights, so cute! This set is really versatile and great for quick cards.

Aug 30, 2014 - 05:08:07
Carey Rogers said:

Lovely work as always. I can’t wait to see the fun.

Aug 30, 2014 - 07:08:25
Robbie said:


These are so cute. I debated about the paper stack but your cards have convinced me to get it. Thanks for a chance to win a free pass.


Aug 30, 2014 - 07:08:55
lisa808 said:

Oh my, the strand of Christmas lights is so cute and creative.

Aug 30, 2014 - 08:08:33
Kathy said:

You are so very talented! Looking forward to the holidays and the the fun projects that come with it.

Aug 30, 2014 - 08:08:28
Elisha Smith said:

Great set of cards Connie! Love them all:-)

Aug 30, 2014 - 08:08:28
Richard said:

Cheerful christmas is already on my wishlist, but lovely to see how much more versatile it is

Aug 30, 2014 - 09:08:57
Barbara Stitt said:

Very very nice! Thanks for giving us so many ides!


Aug 30, 2014 - 09:08:32
Martha Ludeking said:

What delightful cards! The star is my favorite! So many fun details on that card. Looking forward to the class!

Aug 30, 2014 - 09:08:41
Heather Arsenault said:

Great set of cards! My favorites are the Christmas lights and the string of ornaments – very cute! TFS

Aug 30, 2014 - 10:08:45
Jennifer said:

Thanks for sharing your ideas with us. Enjoy seeing all the beautiful cards.

Aug 30, 2014 - 10:08:43
Leslie Car said:

What a great set of cards. These would make a lovely gift in a little holder. Thanks for sharing.

Aug 30, 2014 - 11:08:44

Cute, cute cards, Connie. Cheerful Christmas is one set I have purchased, so I don’t have to wait to try my hand using your inspiration to make some cards.

Aug 30, 2014 - 11:08:01
RuthJ said:

Love every one of you cheerful cards!!!

Aug 30, 2014 - 11:08:04
Sheri K said:

Great ideas as always! Love your cards. Rats! One more set going on my wish list. I can hardly wait for Card “Create”ions to start!

Aug 30, 2014 - 11:08:25
Linda Pagel said:

This set of cards is “da bomb”!! Love it!! I NEED to win this blog candy!! Pick me!!!!!!

Aug 30, 2014 - 11:08:28

Very pretty! Thank you for sharing and for the chance to win a subscription. Fingers crossed!

Aug 30, 2014 - 01:08:05
christi said:

cute cards. I love your variety. got some great ideas.

Aug 30, 2014 - 01:08:31
Sandy Jones said:

What cheery cards! Thanks for the chance at blog candy!

Aug 30, 2014 - 01:08:36
Sue Root said:

Great cards! I hadn’t seen that much possibility in this set and now I think I want it. Isn’t that the way it always is? lol

Aug 30, 2014 - 01:08:43
Sandy said:

Thanks for the cheerful Christmas cards! love the colors!

Aug 30, 2014 - 02:08:30
Kim Innis said:

WOW! What a wonderful card set! Definitely need to CASE this! Thanks for the tutorial.

Aug 30, 2014 - 02:08:58

You did a marvelous job of creating different styles of cards. really loved the Pennsylvania Dutch Card. I knew that stamp set had that look and your card proved it.

Aug 30, 2014 - 02:08:47
Barbara B. said:

All the cards are amazing. Thanks for the opportunity to win blog candy.

Aug 30, 2014 - 03:08:08
Cookie said:

I love these cards…. I love the one with the Christmas lights….as soon as this set get’s here, I’m going to have some inky fingers…. thank you for sharing your wonderful creativity and giving us the oportunity to win blog candy…

Aug 30, 2014 - 03:08:31
Cynthia Tuttle said:

I love your variety of holiday cards! I’m looking forward to seeing what you and your talented team come up with this year!!

Aug 30, 2014 - 04:08:04
Chris R. from Iowa said:

Great cards! All different styles and each are so special in their own way! Love seeing the great ideas using one set! The font on the Christmas Cheer is a great one. Loving the more traditional holiday colors too. Now, I gotta run and check out the tutorial.

Aug 30, 2014 - 04:08:50
Doris said:

Lots of creative ways to use the stamp set. Thanks for the inspiration.

Aug 30, 2014 - 04:08:40
Cathi said:

Great variety of cards! Thanks for the tutorial!

Aug 30, 2014 - 05:08:13
Rene Stansell said:

I love your cards, Christmas will be upon us before we know it. Thanks for the chance to win.
Rene from OZ xo

Aug 30, 2014 - 05:08:31
Mary Rodgers said:

Love these cards….absolutely adorable!! I’m sure I will be CASE’ing these.
Thanks for sharing.

Aug 30, 2014 - 07:08:04
Becky G said:

I really like this set and I love how you have used it!

Aug 30, 2014 - 09:08:27
Libby said:

Great cards Connie! I am inspired!

Aug 30, 2014 - 09:08:04
claudia W said:

lovely cards all! Such wonderful sets!

Aug 30, 2014 - 10:08:39
Debbie Flattum said:

This is one of my favorite new sets. Love the assortment. TFS and the chance to win a subscription!

Aug 30, 2014 - 11:08:01
Barbara King said:

Loved preview, had to sign up!! Can’t wait to start making cards tomorrow!!!

Aug 30, 2014 - 11:08:54
Lynn Gauthier said:

I love to make Christmas bulbs and yours are awesome!!!
Thanks for sharing!

Aug 31, 2014 - 05:08:22
Annette said:

Love the cards Connie, especially using that image on the star.

Aug 31, 2014 - 07:08:47
Jackie Hardy said:

What a fun collection of Holiday cards! I love your creations and always glad I joined your events, they’re the BEST!!!!!

Aug 31, 2014 - 08:08:26
Jackie Hardy said:

What a fun collection of Holiday cards. I love the creations this team comes up with! One of the BEST online events around! Thanks!

Aug 31, 2014 - 08:08:29
Eileen McClean said:

Wonderful cards, thanks for the tutorial and the opportunity to win!!!!

Aug 31, 2014 - 08:08:16
Pam S. said:

This is a great set! I sat down yesterday and made all of the cards! (A couple are waiting on my order to arrive on Thursday so I can finish them!) Thank you for sharing and hope to win the Holiday Tutorial so I can WOW my customers!

Thank you!

Aug 31, 2014 - 09:08:54
alyse d said:

thank you for the chance for blog candy! your cards are wonderful and really want to thank you for showing insides too great help

Aug 31, 2014 - 02:08:04
Penny Silva said:

Love your site Connie, watch you everyday

Aug 31, 2014 - 08:08:35
Laura said:

Way cute cards. I am so ready to get started on my Christmas cards as well.

Sep 1, 2014 - 10:09:20
Cheryl Fillers said:

Connie I Love all your creativity . You are so talented. I check your blog every day . thanks for the chance to win some blog candy . Cheryl Fillers