Thursday, February 22, 2018

Beautiful Peacock - Fancy Friday Blog Hop

I am so happy to be back on the Fancy Friday blog hop! January was a whirlwind month for our family and I missed participating in the hop. Thankfully the stars aligned and I did not have to miss this months color challenge! 

This color combo had me at Pool Party but when I saw it paired with Night of Navy and Emerald Envy, I instantly was inspired to use the new Beautiful Peacock Stamp Set! 

This photopolymer stamp set is exclusively available to customers who purchase $60 CAD in Stampin' Up!© merchandise (before shipping & tax). 

The peacock was created by inking the stamp with Emerald Envy Ink. But before you stamp it onto Whisper White Cardstock, dab the stamp with a Sponge Dauber that has been inked with Night of Navy Ink. One last step before you stamp it ... huff on the stamp, like you would on your glasses if you were cleaning them, this will re-moisten the ink that may have dried - now you can stamp! Fussy cut the body out with Snips.

I stamped the bird a second time with Emerald Envy Ink and fussy cut out the wing to add more layers to the bird. Use Stampin' Dimensionals between the two.

Using a 1/8" Handheld Punch, punch a hole in the bottom corner of your cardstock. Hint: I did this after I layered all of my cardstock together. Thread Pool Party Baker's Twine through a Petal Passion Embellishment and the cardstock, tie in a knot behind. Leave the knot far enough up the twine so you can see it peeking out behind the scalloped Silver Foil Sheet.

The Beautiful Peacock Stamp Set has 12 stamps in the set, 10 of these stamps are flowers, branches/ swirls and greetings! Way more than just a peacock stamp set, right?!

Next on the blog hop is Jenn Picard. Click over to Jenn to continue on our blog hop!

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Monday, February 19, 2018

Fruit filled mason jars - #GDP126

The Jar of Love stamp set and framelits have been a long time love of mine. The mason jar trend is still strong, and still adorable. When it comes to paper crafting, they can be used for almost any kind of project. The new Tutti-Frutti designer paper is a perfect match. These fruit filled mason jars remind me of fruit flavor infused water. The colors and graphics are just so delicious! 

This card layout was inspired by the Global Design Project challenge sketch #GDP126.

Each Monday, the GDP design team shares projects inspired by the weekly challenge. Click over to our website to see what we've created! You are invited to take the challenge too ... create this week, take a photo and share it! (learn full details here).

Have a creative day!

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Monday, February 12, 2018

All Things Thanks - Crafty Carrot Blog Hop


Welcome to this months Crafty Carrot Collective blog hop! Our March stamp set of the month is All Things Thanks and we will be pairing it with the delicious Tutti Frutti Designer Series Paper.

You are going to love the online tutorial program that we have in store for you in March. To give you a taste of what you can expect, follow our blog hop and see what we have created. These projects are just a teaser, we will have all new projects, using these products, in our March tutorials.

Here is what I have created for you today! 


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Psst ... February is Sale-a-bration with Stampin' Up!©. This means, when you spend $60 you can earn a free, limited time, product! You may want to add to your order to reach that free item! Here are some additional items that we will be creating with in March, just in case you wanted to add them to your shopping cart! (you're welcome!).


This March, we have invited our friend, and talented Stampin' Up! Artisan, Paula Dobson to join us. Paula is blog hopping with us today so be sure to click through and meet her. She will be sharing a bonus tutorial with you in March too!


If you followed the blog hop in January and participated in our blog candy contest,
here are the lucky winners! Congratulations!


Susan Wong is up next on the blog hop!

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Epic Shoes and Epic colors - #GDP125

Hello my friends! The Global Design Project challenge this week is a fresh, fun color combo!

The Epic Celebration stamp set is an exclusive stamp set that you can earn, for a limited time, FREE, during the Sale-a-bration promotion. When you spend $60 CAD on Stampin' Up!© merchandise, you can earn this item for free!

We created quick valentines for school this week using the Epic Celebrations Stamp Set, the Party Panda's Stamp Set and 2" Cellophane Bags. The Party Pantry Stamp Set is also a free Sale-a-bration Stamp Set! See the full Sale-a-bration offering here.

Visit the Global Design Project to see what the rest of the design team has created. You are invited to play along each week so if you are creating share with us!

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