Espresso and Pumpkin

Well……that could mean a nice cup of stout coffee and a yummy fall treat or it could mean a color challenge!!!!

You grab the coffee and delicious treat and I’ll show you a couple of samples for our color challenge.

Downline color challenge #9. Early Espresso and Pumpkin Pie.

Here is Carole’s beautiful card –

Carole C, stampin up

Love this stippled background. Very pretty especially since its is varying shades of Pumpkin Pie.

…and, of course, the inside –

The peak through for the sentiment is a great idea. She always goes the extra on her cards!

I am still hooked on this Seasonal Layers Thinlits –

libbystamps, stampin up, Seasonal Layers Thinlits, Special Celebration, Painted Autumn DSP, Woodgrain EF, fall

I absolutely LOVE these leaves. And these sentiments that I forgot I had. Made for a simply pretty, quick card.

Thanks for stopping by today to get inspired by these lovely cards.

Happy Stampin’
Libby


Our Create with Connie and Mary September Session is available! Please support me and the Design Team by purchasing any of our tutorial sessions. Previous month tutorials are still available.

Here is a sneak at the September projects –

 September features –
  • Pick a Pumpkin Bundle
  • Tags & Trimming Bundle
  • Spooky Cat Bundle
  • Festive Phrases Stamp Set
  • Colorful Seasons Bundle

Our mini sessions include the instructions for 14 projects with full step-by-step tutorials:

Each mini session includes TWELVE unique cards featuring three stamp sets

Additionally, each mini session includes TWO 3D items perfect projects for your club, classes, stamp camps or gifts

All 14 project tutorials are available once the mini session opens so you immediately have all project tutorials right there at your fingertips

All designs and tutorials are EXCLUSIVELY for subscribers and will not be posted anywhere else online

Our FABULOUS design team members are – Connie Babbert, Mary Brown, Melissa Davies, Libby Fens, and Debbie Henderson. They always have such GREAT ideas that are perfect and easy to recreate!

Mini sessions are available the 11th of each month (and you’ll have access for up to a year).

Demos…did you know this is a tax deduction for your Stampin’ Up! business? But…you don’t need to be a demo to enjoy our mini-subscriptions!

Check out CREATE WITH CONNIE AND MARY for more details!

 

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Happy Fall Y’all!

Yes, my Texas is showing! We celebrate fall in a big way here, high today of 90 and 95% humidity, lol!! Everything is still a nice shade of green!

I am back to our weekly color challenges for my downline group. Our colors this week for challenge 8 are Cajun Craze, Tangerine Tango, and Garden Green.

Carole created a beautiful Get Well card –

Carole C. stampin up

This inside –

Carole C. stampin up

So nicely done! This would be a great pick me up!

I decided to celebrate fall –

libbystamps, stampin up, Painted Harvest, Seasonal Layers Thinlits, fall

I love these dies and just haven’t used them much! Fall – perfect time for them!

Stay tuned to our color challenge next week! And, Happy Fall Y’all!!

Happy Stampin’
Libby

Our Create with Connie and Mary September Session is ready to purchase! Please support me and the Design Team by purchasing any of our tutorial sessions. Previous month tutorials are still available.

Here is a sneak at the September projects –

 September features –
  • Pick a Pumpkin Bundle
  • Tags & Trimming Bundle
  • Spooky Cat Bundle
  • Festive Phrases Stamp Set
  • Colorful Seasons Bundle

Our mini sessions include the instructions for 14 projects with full step-by-step tutorials:

Each mini session includes TWELVE unique cards featuring three stamp sets

Additionally, each mini session includes TWO 3D items perfect projects for your club, classes, stamp camps or gifts

All 14 project tutorials are available once the mini session opens so you immediately have all project tutorials right there at your fingertips

All designs and tutorials are EXCLUSIVELY for subscribers and will not be posted anywhere else online

Our FABULOUS design team members are – Connie Babbert, Mary Brown, Melissa Davies, Libby Fens, and Debbie Henderson. They always have such GREAT ideas that are perfect and easy to recreate!

Mini sessions are available the 11th of each month (and you’ll have access for up to a year).

Demos…did you know this is a tax deduction for your Stampin’ Up! business? But…you don’t need to be a demo to enjoy our mini-subscriptions!

Check out CREATE WITH CONNIE AND MARY for more details!

Cozy Cable Cap

Hello my stampin’ friends! Time to create a card for Create with Connie and Mary!

Sadly, I missed last weeks challenge. But, I’m back this week! Things still need to be put back in order…..but, everyone is safe and there is stampin’ to be done!

Here is our new, inspiring sketch for the week –

This was tricky for me with the half circle. I love the result –

libbystamps, stampin up, Flourishing Phrases, Quilt Builder Framelits, Circles Collection Framelits, Cable Knit Dynamic Textured EF, CCMC

It’s like a little knitted cap with a pretty flower trim! Can be holiday-ish, or maybe not!

libbystamps, stampin up, Flourishing Phrases, Quilt Builder Framelits, Circles Collection Framelits, Cable Knit Dynamic Textured EF, CCMC The sentiment is perfect as caps are warm! Just a little pun here perhaps!

I used the new Quilt Builder Framelits from the Holiday Mini again! So many shapes for such variety!

You should see how the other Design Team members at Create with Connie and Mary used this sketch! Amazing cards!

And, you can create an amazing card too! When you do, simply link it up on our Facebook page. It’s soo much fun!

Supplies –

  • Stamp Set – Flourishing Phrases
  • Framelits – Quilt Builder, Circles Collection (retired)
  • Card Stock – Soft Sky, Very Vanilla, Cherry Cobbler, Powder Pink, Tranquil Tide
  • Ink – Cherry Cobbler
  • Other – Cable Knit Dynamic EF
Happy Stampin’
Libby

Our Create with Connie and Mary September Session is almost ready to be released! And, I must say, I created an adorable 3-D item this time around. Please support me and the Design Team by purchasing any of our tutorial sessions. September will be available on the 11th.

Here is a sneak at the September projects –

 September features –
  • Pick a Pumpkin Bundle
  • Tags & Trimming Bundle
  • Spooky Cat Bundle
  • Festive Phrases Stamp Set
  • Colorful Seasons Bundle

Our mini sessions include the instructions for 14 projects with full step-by-step tutorials:

Each mini session includes TWELVE unique cards featuring three stamp sets

Additionally, each mini session includes TWO 3D items perfect projects for your club, classes, stamp camps or gifts

All 14 project tutorials are available once the mini session opens so you immediately have all project tutorials right there at your fingertips

All designs and tutorials are EXCLUSIVELY for subscribers and will not be posted anywhere else online

Our FABULOUS design team members are – Connie Babbert, Mary Brown, Melissa Davies, Libby Fens, and Debbie Henderson. They always have such GREAT ideas that are perfect and easy to recreate!

Mini sessions are available the 11th of each month (and you’ll have access for up to a year).

Demos…did you know this is a tax deduction for your Stampin’ Up! business? But…you don’t need to be a demo to enjoy our mini-subscriptions!

Check out CREATE WITH CONNIE AND MARY for more details!