Saturday, August 17, 2013

Creating with Connie & Mary!

I'm thrilled to share with you that I am joining Create with Connie & Mary as a guest designer, for Create with Connie & Mary's Fall Collection! If you aren't familiar with Create with Connie & Mary, you definitely need to check them out! The Fall Collection is a collection of exclusive downloadable tutorials, from card collections to gift projects, using products from the new Holiday Mini catalog. Today kicks off the early bird special of $19.95, which is an awesome price for all the exclusive projects you get!

My contribution to the Fall Collection is exciting! I can't tell you what it is, but I can tell you that this exclusive project is for my favorite holiday, Halloween!! I chose to work with the Toil & Trouble stamp set. Here is a little preview card for you to enjoy! Be sure to click over to Create with Connie & Mary to see the rest of the guest designers, and their preview projects.

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Stampin' Supplies:

  • Stamps: Toil & Trouble (131724 wood/ 131727 clear), and Teeny Tiny Wishes (128748 wood/ 127802 clear)

  • Paper:

    • Very Vanilla card stock (101650) - 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", 3 1/4" x 5 1/2" (for background stamp image)

    • Witches Brew Designer Series Paper (132185) - 3 1/4" x 5 1/2", and 1" x 4 1/4"

    • Tangerine Tango card stock (111349) - 3/8" x 1 3/4"

  • Ink:

    • StazOn Jet Black (101406)

    • Basic Black Stampin' Write marker (100082)

    • Brights Collection Stampin' Write markers (131259), Old Olive, Tangerine Tango

    • Regals Collection Stampin' Write markers (131262), Crushed Curry

  • Tools & Accessories:

    • Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (113439)

    • Apothecary Accent Framelits (127003)

    • Stampin' Dimensionals (104430)

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  1. Bubble, bubble toil and trouble!! Deena, you cooked up one check of a Halloween card!! Great job!!

  2. I LOVE how you colored the words different colors! Really brightens up the entire card! So glad to have you on the team!

  3. LOVE this card...the colored words are SO fun and really make that image pop! Great job and welcome to Create with Connie and Mary!

  4. Great way to feature all the words on this set. Love your Bright orange banner and the popped up crow. Great to be Guest Designers fun ! (Happy dance)

  5. I love the colored words too-but really think the raven is perfect-right where he is! Thanks for sharing!

  6. Thanks, Melissa! I'm honored to join you all!

  7. Thank you, Connie! Thanks for giving me the opportunity!

  8. Thanks, Pam! Yay, congratulations to you too!

  9. Love this card! Halloween is my favorite also!

  10. Congratulations, Deena!! That's awesome and I know how you love Halloween. Go get 'em! Great card with the colored words and black crow.

  11. Thanks, Cynthia! Glad you like the card :)

  12. Thanks, Kim! Halloween is the best! I sort of make it a season around here, LOL!