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Connie Collins
Nashville, Tennessee, USA
I am a freelance publication designer/layout artist who loves to stamp and paper craft.
Interests: rubber stamping, paper crafting
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This week at Global Design Project we are CASEing this beautiful card made by Emma Goddard. There are so many things to love about Emma's card. Honestly, I kept thinking, "This card is so beautiful, how do I CASE it... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Constantly Stamping
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We have another great basic sketch challenge at Global Design Project this week. It is very easy to work with, so you may want to play along. For the first time in a long while, I actually stayed fairly true... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2020 at Constantly Stamping
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This week at Global Design Project we are CASEing this beautiful card made by Manuela Geiswinkler. I did a very loose interpretation of Manuela's card layout. A few weeks ago I made this card for our Global Design Project color... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2020 at Constantly Stamping
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More and more crafters are moving away from blogging because of the work involved in keeping up a blog. While it is true that this is a commitment, I can't imagine not having a place to talk about everything that... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2020 at Constantly Stamping
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We have a new color challenge this week at the Global Design Project project blog. We are using three of the new Stampin' Up! 2020-2021 In Colors for this beautiful color pallet. When I first saw this challenge, my heart... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2020 at Constantly Stamping
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The theme for this week's challenge at Global Design Project is Floral. I had so much going on this weekend, but I dropped everything to make a card for this challenge. The new Stampin' Up! 2020-2021 Annual Catalog goes live... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2020 at Constantly Stamping
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I love sketches because half the work is already done for you. We have a good basic sketch challenge at Global Design Project this week and it is very easy to work with. So even if you don't normally play... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2020 at Constantly Stamping
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We have a new color challenge this week at the Global Design Project project blog. I used a new coloring technique (created by yours truly) to color the flowers...so be sure to read on because it will really surprise you!... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2020 at Constantly Stamping
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I hope you are all doing well during this challenging time. I have been staying very busy working from home. I have also been sewing quite a bit these days. So far I have made over 70 facemasks for family... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2020 at Constantly Stamping
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We have a new color challenge this week at the Global Design Project project blog. For my card, I started with a top-folding Night of Navy card base and set it aside for later. Then I stamped a random floral... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2020 at Constantly Stamping
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This week we are CASEing Janneke DeJong at Global Design Project. I love this card. I especially love the unique "glow" coming from behind the center panel, however, I opted to go a different direction with my card. Instead, I... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2020 at Constantly Stamping
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The theme for this week's challenge at Global Design Project is Spring/Easter. Spring has sprung here in Tennessee and it really looks pretty from my window. Regardless of everything going on in the world, this is always a difficult time... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2020 at Constantly Stamping
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I have an unexpected post for you today...and when I say unexpected, I mean unexpected to me too! Let me explain. Yesterday I was working frantically to get a card made for an upcoming post and then, once it was... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2020 at Constantly Stamping
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It is so good to be stamping again. For those who do not know, early on Tuesday morning, March 3, Nashville and Mt. Juliet (as well as several other places in Tennessee) were hit with an F3 tornado. It was... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2020 at Constantly Stamping
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We have a great sketch challenge at Global Design Project this week. This one is very easy to work with. For my card, I started with a Whisper White top-folding card base and then added a 3.25" wide piece of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2020 at Constantly Stamping
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We have a color challenge this week over at the Global Design Project project blog. This vivid color pallet is perfect for Spring. For my card, I built a striped background using the handle die from the All Dressed Up... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2020 at Constantly Stamping
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This week we are CASEing Charlet Mallett at Global Design Project. I decided to ditch the color scheme and focus on the basic layout of Charlet's lovely card. I used the same Parisian Blossoms Suite but in a completely different... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2020 at Constantly Stamping
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The theme for this week's challenge at Global Design Project is Let It Grow. This is an easy theme for me because you know how much I love flowers. For this card I stamped several flowers/leaves using the Lovely Lily... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2020 at Constantly Stamping
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I love the sketch challenge at Global Design Project this week. I think it is one of the easiest I have ever worked with. I decided to let the Peaceful Poppies Suite do most of the heavy-lifting on this card.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2020 at Constantly Stamping
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We're shaking things up this year on the Fancy Friday Design Team! This will be our last official 'blog hop' because we're moving in a new direction! We'll be posting a challenge on the first Friday of every month over... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2020 at Constantly Stamping
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We have a color challenge this week over at the Global Design Project project blog. This color pallet is perfect for Valentine's Day. I have been enjoying the Lovely Lily Pad stamp set and coordinating Lily Pad Dies. You can... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2020 at Constantly Stamping
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We have a wonderful CASE challenge at Global Design Project this week. I love Steffi Helmscrott's card, so it was very easy to CASE. I have been enjoying the Lovely Lily Pad stamp set and coordinating Lily Pad Dies that... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2020 at Constantly Stamping
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The theme for this week's challenge at Global Design Project is Celebration. I feel like I failed this challenge. I honestly was working on samples for my upcoming team meeting and needed a card for GDP, so I added the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2020 at Constantly Stamping
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It's good to be back. The holidays are now behind us and I hope to find more time to stamp in the new year. We have a great sketch challenge at Global Design Project this week. One great thing about... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2020 at Constantly Stamping
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The theme for this week's challenge at Global Design Project is O Christmas Tree. For our challenge I made vintage-style Christmas tree-shaped ornaments. I went to the vintage market this weekend here in Nashville, and I was inspired by all... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2019 at Constantly Stamping