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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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Hello everyone! Can you believe it has been 3 months since my last project post? Life been a challenge since losing my mom in July. There just doesn't seem to be enough hours in my day to accomplish all that... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2022 at Constantly Stamping
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I have had several people want to know where I have been the past several weeks. Sadly, my mother fell ill on June 16, a few weeks later was diagnosed with stage four liver cancer, and on July 16 she... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2022 at Constantly Stamping
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We are CASEing Krista Frattin's adorable card this week at Global Design Project. Krista has a really great eye for design, and I love seeing her amazing stamping projects. This card is no exception. She really knows how to bring... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2022 at Constantly Stamping
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Our theme this week at Global Design Project is plants and leaves. I didn't realize just how many of my favorite stamp sets retired until I tried to make this card. I had to reach way down into my bag... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2022 at Constantly Stamping
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I love a good sketch challenge and we have a great one this week at Global Design Project. I can't seem to get enough of the beautiful Hues of Happiness Designer Series Paper (#158822). But instead of using the floral... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2022 at Constantly Stamping
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Have you seen the new 2022-2024 In Colors by Stampin' UP! I love that the May 2022 Paper Pumpkin Kit features these beautiful, vivid colors. The cards in this kit are very well designed and you really don't need to... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2022 at Constantly Stamping
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We are CASEing Charlet Mallett's lovely card this week at Global Design Project. CASEing is where you copy and selectively edit somebody else's design. Charlet's cards are always so well designed, and this card is no exception, so it was... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2022 at Constantly Stamping
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Our theme this week at Global Design Project is beautiful bugs. I am not really a fan of bugs, but I guess there are a few that aren't too scary. I do love butterflies and I love that honeybees are... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2022 at Constantly Stamping
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We have a sketch challenge this week at Global Design Project. I struggled with this one because I was trying too hard to incorporate designer series paper into my design. It wasn't until I let go of that idea that... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2022 at Constantly Stamping
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Our theme this week at Global Design Project is flowers. I rarely pass up an opportunity to use flowers on my cards and this week is no exception. There's a new Stampin' Up! annual catalog right around the corner and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2022 at Constantly Stamping
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Slimline cards are very popular right now and our sketch challenge this week at Global Design Project is right on trend. With this card being 3.5" x 11" it can be a little tricky finding the right balance, so I... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2022 at Constantly Stamping
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WOW! Take a look at the beautiful color challenge we have this week at Global Design Project. As much as I love making cards, my secret passion is creating 3D projects and incorporating paper crafted elements into the design. The... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2022 at Constantly Stamping
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We are CASEing Angela Meiritz-Reid's lovely card this week at Global Design Project. I really like Angela's card for many reasons. From the very beginning I knew that I wanted to focus on using a similar layout and stamped blue... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2022 at Constantly Stamping
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Now that our Stampin' Fancy Friday monthly challenge has moved exclusively to Instagram (@stampinfancyfriday), I haven't really shared my projects over here on my blog. However, this month I decided to share my card here so that I can give... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2022 at Constantly Stamping
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We have another great color challenge this week at Global Design Project. When I begin working on a color challenge, I typically assemble products like ink, paper, cardstock, markers, and watercolor pencils. This way I know that I have everything... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2022 at Constantly Stamping
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We've come full-circle this week at Global Design Project...well, in a way. Our theme this week is dots and circles. For my card I used the layout from these cards and these cards and freshened up the look a bit... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2022 at Constantly Stamping
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We have another great color challenge this week at Global Design Project. One of the best things about color challenges is that it encourages you to use colors that you would not normally incorporate into your projects. Sometimes we think... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2022 at Constantly Stamping
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We are CASEing Janneke De Jogn's lovely card this week at Global Design Project. I am a big fan of the Hand-Penned Petals (#155070) stamp set, but I wanted to CASE Janneke without copying her. I stayed with a similar... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2022 at Constantly Stamping
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Love is in the air this week Global Design Project. The card I made for our challenge comes with a bit of a disclaimer...you need to be an avid crafter if you want to give this one a try. I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2022 at Constantly Stamping
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It's time for our sketch challenge this week at Global Design Project. It is a very versatile sketch that lends itself to just about everyone's style. I really love using beautiful designer series papers in my layouts and this sketch... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2022 at Constantly Stamping
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We have some really pretty colors for our challenge this week at Global Design Project. Maybe it's because we just had 6" of snow dumped on us last week, but I feel like this is a very spring-like color pallet.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2022 at Constantly Stamping
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It's a new year and we have a new challenge this week at Global Design Project. If this card looks familiar, it's because we are CASEing me. You can see how I made the original card here. For my new... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2022 at Constantly Stamping
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We have some great colors for our challenge this week at Global Design Project. This traditional Christmas color pallet was a great opportunity for me to finally try my hand at some Scandinavian-inspired folk art. I used a greeting from... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2021 at Constantly Stamping
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The most wonderful time of the year is just around the corner and it's also our theme this week Global Design Project. If this card seems a little familiar to you, that is because around this time last year I... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2021 at Constantly Stamping
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It's time for our sketch challenge this week at Global Design Project. We have struggled with internet issues (i.e. we haven't had a connection) for the past few weeks and it has been frustrating to say the least. You don't... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2021 at Constantly Stamping