Stampin’ Up! Dress to Impress Card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, Today for our hop we have a color challenge using Lovely Lipstick, Petal Pink and Mint Macaron.  I could not wait to ink up the stamp set Dress to Impress and use the gorgeous  coordinating DSP, Best Dressed.  This suite of products is by far my favorite from the mini catalog. Which suite of products do you like best?

The color challenge:

Stampin’ Up! Dressed To Impress:

The recipe:

Card base: Whisper White 4-1/4 x 11, scored at 5-1/2

Mat: Whisper White 4-1/4 x 5-1/2 embossed with the Basket weave EF

Panel 1:  Petal Pink 2-3/8 x 5-1/2

Panel 2: Lovely Lipstick 2-1/8 x 5-1/2

Panel 3: Best Dressed DSP 2 x 5-1/2

Circle: Whisper White die cut with the largest Stitched Shaped Die Circle

The details:

  • Stamp your images from the Dressed to Impress stamp set onto Whisper White card stock and color as follows:
  • Flowers: Lovely Lip Stick, Leaves, Old Olive Stampin Blends
  • Perfume bottle:  Daffodil Delight Ink and the coordinating fill in stamp image
  • Lipstick: Lovely Lipstick, Black and Smokey Slate Stampin Blends
  • Shoe: Lovely Lipstick and Smokey Slate Stampin Blends
  • When you are all done coloring your images from the Dressed to Impress set, die cut the images out using the coordinating die set, All Dressed Up
  • Stamp your sentiment in Tuxedo Memento Black ink from the Dressed to Impress stamp set onto the circle art piece

Putting the card together:

  • Mount the embossed panel to the Whisper White card front
  • Adhere your three thin panels together and then mount to the center of the card front
  • Adhere your circle art piece to the center of the card with Dimensioanls
  • Adhere your perfume bottle with snail
  • Adhere your shoe to the right of the perfume bottle with snail
  • Adhere your lipstick to the left of the perfume bottle with Dimensionals
  • Adhere your flowers withe Dimensionals

Finishing touches:

  • Add a Petal Pink Metallic Edged bow to the perfume bottle with a glue dot
  • Add a few From My Heart Faceted Gems to the art piece and your are done.

Here is our team:

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what the rest of the team created for you today:

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And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Sue Prather:

Karen Finkle:

Eva Dobias:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $50.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 8 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

These are the products I used to make my card:

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Stampin’ Up! Peaceful Poppies Card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers: today for our hop we have a sketch challenge.  I really wanted to use some of the Peaceful Poppies DSP and thought this sketch would be perfect.  I let the paper do the work for me  which made making this card super fast and easy.  It’s a great was to use some of the gorgeous papers in a fun way.

The sketch:

Stampin’ Up! Peaceful Poppies:

The Recipe:

Card base: Whisper White 4-1/4 x 11, scored at 5-1/2

Mat: Poppy Parade 4 x 5-1/4

Mat: Blackberry Bliss 3-7/8 x 5-1/8

Art piece: Peaceful Poppies DSP cut with the largest Stitched So Sweetly Dies

Sentiment: Whisper White 7/8 x 3-1/8 punched with the Banner Triple Punch

The details:

  • Emboss the Blackberry Bliss panel with the Subtle EF
  • Attach the embossed panel to the Poppy Parade mat
  • Adhere this to the front of the card with Dimensionals
  • Adhere your die cut DSP to the front of the card with Dimensionals

More details:

  • Stamp your sentiment with the image from Seaside Shore onto the the sentiment piece with Tuxedo Memento Black Ink
  • Adhere your sentiment to the front of the art piece
  • Add a Whisper White Crinkled Seam Binding Ribbon bow to the left of the sentiment
  • Add some Peaceful Poppies Sequins to the art ;piece and you are done!

Here is our team:

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what the rest of the team created for you today:

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And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Sue Prather:

Karen Finkle:

Eva Dobias:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $50.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 8 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

These are the products I used to make my card:

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Stampin’ Up! Honey Bee Card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, Today for our hop we have a color challenge using the colors, Black, Gold and Whisper White.  The Honey Bee stamp set and coordinating paper, Golden Honey from the Sale-A- Bration Catalog were the perfect pair for my share today.

The color challenge:

Stampin’ Up! Honey Bee:

The recipe:

Card base: Basic Black 4-1/4 x 11, scored at 5-1/2

Mat: Gold Foil 4 x 5-1/4

DSP panel: Golden Honey DSP 3-7/8 x 5-1/8

Scallop square: Basic Black die cut with the Layering Square Dies (approx 3 x 3 size)

Art piece:  Whisper White 2-7/8 x 2-7/8 embossed with the Subtle EF

Sentiment: Whisper White 5/8 x 3 punched with the Banner Triple Punch

The details:

  • Stamp the bee hive image from the Honey Bee Stamp set onto a piece of Whisper White card stock with Versa Mark Ink
  • Heat emboss this stamped image with Gold Embossing Powder and then die cut the Bee Hive out with the Detailed Bee Dies
  • Die cut the honey comb from Whisper White card stock again using the die from the Detailed Bee Die
  • Stamp one large bee from the Honey Bee stamp set onto Whisper White card stock using Black Tuxedo Memento Ink then die cut the bee with the die from the Detailed Bee Die
  • Fussy cut two flower images from the Golden Honey DSP

Putting the card together:

  • Attach the DSP panel to the gold mat
  • Attach this stack to the front of your card
  • Adhere your White art piece to the black scallop mat
  • Attach this to the front of the card with Dimensionals

More details:

  • Stamp your sentiment from the Honey Bee stamp set with Black Tuxedo Memento Ink
  • Adere your honey comb to the left, top of the art piece
  • Attach your bee hive with Dimensionals to the art piece
  • Attach the sentiment on top of the bee hive
  • Adhere your two flower stems and honey bee with glue dots to the bee hive

Finishing details:

  • Add a few  gold embellishments from the Peaceful Poppies Sequins pack
  • Tuck a few Gold Metallic Pearls around the art piece and you are done

Here is our team:

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what the rest of the team created for you today:

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And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Sue Prather:

Karen Finkle:

Eva Dobias:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $25.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 20 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

These are the products I used to make my card:

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Alternate Monday Stampin” Up! Happy Birthday To You Card

Hi Stampers, It’s Alternate Monday day.  That means I am sharing a card taken from the blog hop that I participate in each Thursday. I am taking either the sketch or color challenge and making a second card that is close to or similar to the posted card from the hop.  I want to inspire you to get different looks for your card by mixing it up a bit by color and design.  Today I used the same layout, with a twist and changed the colors to give the card an “Alternate” look.

Stampin’ Up! Happy Birthday To You:

The recipe:

Card base: Whisper White 4-1/4 x 11, scored at 5-1/2

Mat: Petal Pink 4 x 5-1/4

DSP mat: 6 x 6 subtle paper pack in Calypso Coral 3-7/8 x 5-1/8

Scallop panel: Petal Pink die cut with the Stitched So Sweetly Dies

Sentiment:  1/2 x 4 Whisper White punched with the Banner Triple Punch and trimmed to fit under the cake plate

The details:

  • Stamp the floral image and the cake plate image from the Happy Birthday To You stamps set onto Whisper White card stock with Tuxedo Momento Black Ink
  • Color in the the image with your Stampin Blends as follows:
  • Flowers: Calypso Coral
  • Leaves: Old Olive
  • Flower centers: Dark Calypso Coral
  • Cake stand: Old Olive
  • Die cut your floral image and cake plate image out with the coordinating dies (coming Feb 4)
  • Adhere the die cut cake plate/floral image  onto the Petal Pink scalloped Panel with Dimesioanls
  • Adhere the flower cluster on top to the floral image on the cake plate with Dimesioanls

Putting the card together:

  • Adhere your DSP to the Petal Pink mat with snail
  • Attach this to the front of the card with snail
  • Adhere your Petal Pink (with the cake art piece) scallop panel to the front of the card with Dimensionals

More details:

  • Stamp your sentiment from the Itty Bitty Birthday stamp set
  • Punch our the sentiment with the Banner Triple Punch
  • Adhere the sentiment to the bottom on the cake image with glue dots
  • Add a Petal Pink Metallic Edged bow to the left side of the cake
  • Adhere a few Champagne Rhinestones of the art piece and you are done.

Another color option:

On this card I just changed up  the mat color and the DSP to add some variation

Card inspiration:

Here is the card that inspired today’s Alternate Monday card.  Which color to you like best?

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $25.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 20 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

These are the products I used to make my card:

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Stampin’ Up! “Happy Birthday To You” Card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, Today for our blog hop we have a sketch challenge.  The Happy Birthday To You stamp set was inked up to create my card.  I combined the stamp set with the gorgeous designer series paper Best Dressed to complete the design.  What I am most excited about with the Happy Birthday To You set is coming February 4th.   There will be a die that coordinates with this wonderful stamp set. (oh and there are a few more dies coming on February 4th too!)

The sketch:

I changed my sketch from horizontal to vertical and the cake is in place of the circle.  Isn’t it amazing how just a few tweaks change the whole look of a card?

Stampin’ Up! Happy Birthday To You:

The recipe:

Card base: Whisper White 4-1/4 x 11, scored at 5-1/2

Mat: Lovely Lipstick 4 x 5-1/4

DSP mat: Best Dressed 3-7/8 x 5-1/8

Scallop panel: Whisper White die cut with the Stitched So Sweetly Dies

Sentiment: Whisper White punched with the Classic Label Punch

The details:

  • Stamp the floral image from the Happy Birthday To You stamps set onto Whisper White card stock with Tuxedo Momento Black Ink
  • Color in the the image with your Stampin Blends as follows:
  • Flowers: Lovely Lipstick
  • Leaves: Old Olive
  • Flower centers: Dark Daffodil Delight
  • Die cut your floral image out with the coordinating die (coming Feb 4) or fussy cut the image out
  • Stamp the cake and flower image onto the die cut Whisper White rectangle
  • Color the cake with your Petal Pink Stampin Blend
  • Adhere the die cut  colored floral image on top of the floral image on the cake with Dimensionals

Putting the card together:

  • Adhere your DSP to the Lovely Lipstick mat with snail
  • Attach this to the front of the card with snail
  • Adhere your Whisper White scallop panel to the front of the card with Dimensionals

More details:

  • Stamp your sentiment from the Itty Bitty Birthday stamp set
  • Punch our the sentiment with the Classic Label Punch
  • Adhere the sentiment to the bottom on the cake image with glue dots
  • Add a Petal Pink Metallic Edged bow to the left side of the cake
  • Adhere a few Champagne Rhinestones of the art piece and you are done.

Here is our team:

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what the rest of the team created for you today:

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And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Karen Finkle:

Eva Dobias:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $25.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 20 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

These are the products I used to make my card:

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Alternate Monday Stampin’ Up! Forever Blossoms Card

Hi Stampers, It’s Alternate Monday day.  That means I am sharing a card taken from the blog hop that I participate in each Thursday. I am taking either the sketch or color challenge and making a second card that is close to or similar to the posted card from the hop.  I want to inspire you to get different looks for your card by mixing it up a bit by color and design.  Today I used the same layout, with a twist and changed the colors to give the card an “Alternate” look.

Stampin’ Up! Forever Blossom:

The recipe:

Card base: Whisper White 4-1/4 x 11, Scored at 5-1/2

Mat: Pool Party 4 x 5-1/4

3- DSP panels: Parisian Blossom DSP 1-1/4 x 5-1/8

Sentimente: 3/4 x 4-1/2 punched with the Banner Triple Bunch

The details:

  • Stamp the large floral image from the Forever Blossom stamp set onto Whisper White card stock in Tuxedo Memento Black Ink
  • Stamp the single blossom and double leaf  from the Forever Blossom stamp set onto Whisper White card stock with your Tuxedo Memento Black Ink
  • Color your images with your Stampin Blends as follows:
  • All flowers: Petal Pink
  • Leaves: Old Olive
  • After you color in your images, use the matching Cheery Blossom Dies to cut all the images out
  • Stamp your sentiment from the Beautiful Moments stamp set onto your sentiment piece using Tuxedo Memento Black Ink

Putting the card together:

  • Adhere your  Pool Party panel to the card front with snail
  • Adhere your three DSP panels on top of the pool party panel with snail
  • Adhere your sentiment into the the card front with snail
  • Adhere your large floral to the left hand side of the card front with Dimensionals
  • Adhere one single cherry blossom image to the cluster with a Dimensional
  • Tuck in the single leaf to the flower cluster

Finishing touches:

  • Add a Petal Pink Metallic Edge Ribbon
  • Adhere a few Champagne Rhinestones to your card and you are done!

The card inspiration:

Here is the card from the Thursday Blog Hop that inspired my Alternate Monday card:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $25.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 20 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

These are the products I used to make my card:

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Stampin’ Up! Forever Blossoms Card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, Today for our hop we worked on a color challenge using Petal Pink, Pool Party and  Whisper White.  The Parisian Blossom DSP and my new Forever Blossom Bundle were the perfect products to use for the hop today.

The color challenge:

Stampin’ Up! Forever Blossom:

The recipe:

Card base: Whisper White 4-1/4 x 11, Scored at 5-1/2

Mat: Pool Party 4 x 5-1/4 embossed with the Subtle Embossing Folder

DSP panel: Parisian Blossom DSP in Petal Pink die cut with the Rectangle Die (3-3/8 x 4-5/8)

DSP panel: Parisian Blossom in Pool Party die cut with the Rectangle Die (3-3/8 x 4-5/8)

Art piece: Whisper White Stitched Shaped Die (the largest circle)

The details:

  • Stamp the large floral image twice from the Forever Blossom stamp set onto Whisper White card stock in Tuxedo Memento Black Ink
  • Stamp the single blossom, rose bud, double leaf and single leaf images from the Forever Blossom stamp set twice onto Whisper White card stock with your Tuxedo Memento Black Ink
  • Color your images with your Stampin Blends as follows:
  • All flowers: Petal Pink (Only color in the top three flowers on the largest floral as you will be cutting the rest of the image off)
  • Leaves: Old Olive
  • After you color in your images, use the matching Cheery Blossom Dies to cut all the images out
  • Stamp your sentiment from the Beautiful Friendship stamp set onto your circle art piece using Tuxedo Memento Black Ink

Putting the card together:

  • Adhere your embossed Pool Party panel to the card front with snail
  • Adhere your two DSP panels on top of the pool party panel with snail (set them at an angle on the card front)
  • Adhere your sentiment into the middle of the card front with Dimensionals
  • Cut the bottom part of the large floral image off leaving the three top flowers and tuck this under the sentiment and adhere with snail (my images are at 1 and 7 o’clock if you think of a clock)
  • Adhere one single cherry blossom image to each cluster with a Dimensional
  • Tuck in the single and double leaves along with the cherry blossom bud to the flower cluster

Finishing touches:

  • Add a Petal Pink Metallic Edge Ribbon to the bottom left flower cluster
  • Adhere a few Champagne Rhinestones to your card and you are done!

Here is our team:

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what the rest of the team created for you today:

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And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Sue Prather:

Karen Finkle:

Eva Dobias:

Karen Ksenzakovic:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $25.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 20 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

These are the products I used to make my card:

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Stampin’ Up! Under My Umbrella Card for the Happy Inkin” Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, Today we have a sketch challenge.  Mr Brown came and delivered my pre-order and the stamp set Under My Umbrella was in the box.  Using this set was so fun and perfect for the challenge and it was so fun coloring in all the images.  I know the sketch has a heart on it but that is the beauty of a sketch, you use that as a starting point for your design and that is just what I did.

The sketch:

Not only did I change the shape of the image on my card but I pushed my design from the right to the left.  What a great jumping off point for creativity.

Stampin’ Up! Under My Umbrella:

The recipe:

Card base: Flirty Flamingo 4-1/4 x 11, scored at 5-1/2

Panel: Flirty Flamingo 4-1/4 x 5-1/2 embossed with the Coastal Weave EF

Panel: Whisper White cut with the Stitched Rectangle Die (3-1/2 x 4-7/8)

Panel: Flirty Flaming cut with the Stitched Rectangle Die (3-1/2 x 4-7/8)

Square: Whisper White card stock cut with the Stitched Shapes Dies (second largest)

Sentiment: Whisper White  5/8 x 3 punched with the Triple Banner Punch

The details:

  • Stamp the raindrop image from Under My Umbrella stamp set onto the Pool Party panel with Pool Party Ink
  • Stamp your umbrella and floral images into Whisper White card stock with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
  • Color in your images with your Stampin Blends as follows:
  • Umbrella: Flirty Flamingo, then punch it out with the Umbrella Builder Punch
  • Boots: Daffodil Delight
  • Floral Leaves: Granny Apple Green
  • Flowers: Flirty Flamingo, Highland Heather, Daffodil Delight and Pool Party
  • When all the flowers and boots are colored, fussy cut them out with your paper snips
  • Punch out the umbrella handle with Basic Black card stock using the Umbrella Builder Punch
  • Stamp your sentiment onto the sentiment piece using the stamp from Under My Umbrella

Putting the card together:

  • Adhere your basket weave panel to the front of the card with snail
  • Adhere the two rectangle panels to the front of the card (off set a bit)
  • Adhere your square Whisper White piece to the front left of the card with Dimensionals
  • Attach your sentiment with glue dots
  • Attach your boots to the left of the sentiment with glue dots
  • Adhere your umbrella to the square with Dimensionals
  • Glue on the umbrella handle on with a touch of liquid glue
  • Adhere your flowers with glue dots by tucking them under the umbrella edge. The last little floral is attached with a mini dimensional for added texture

More details:

  • Add a Whisper White Crinkle Seam Binding Ribbon to the left of the floral
  • Add some Basic White Pearls to the front of the card and you are done

Here is our team:

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what the rest of the team created for you today:

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And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Sue Prather:

Eva Dobias:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $25.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 20 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

These are the products I used to make my card:

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Alternate Monday Stampin’ Up! Timeless Tropical

Hi Stampers, It’s Alternate Monday day.  That means I am sharing a card taken from the blog hop that I participate in each Thursday. I am taking either the sketch or color challenge and making a second card that is close to or similar to the posted card from the hop.  I want to inspire you to get different looks for your card by mixing it up a bit by color and design.  Today I used the same layout, with a twist and changed the colors to give the card an “Alternate” look.

 

Stampin’ Up! Timeless Tropical:

Stampin' Up! Timeless Tropical card by Kristi @ www.stampingwithkristi.com

The recipe:

Card base: Mango Meloday 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, scored at 4-1/4

DSP: Tropical Oasis  DSP 5-1/4 x 4

Art piece: Whisper White Rectangle Die

Frame: Real Red Rectangle Dies

The details:

  • Stamp your floral images from the Timeless Tropical stamp set onto Whisper White card stock
  • Color the large hibiscus with your Real Red and Mango Melody Stampin Blends
  • Color in the small flowers with your Real Red Stampin Blends
  • Die cut all the floral images out with your In The Tropics Dies
  • Stamp the leaf image using the image from Timeless Tropical  with Tuxedo Memento Ink
  • Color the leaves with Old Olive Stampin Blends
  • Die cut the leaves with Timeless Tropical
  • Die cut a few of the small leaves from the same set using Old Olive card stock
  • Stamp your sentiment from the Timeless Tropical stamp set onto the Whisper White art piece

Putting the card together:

Stampin' Up! Timeless Tropical card by Kristi @ www.stampingwithkristi.com

  • Adhere your Tropical OASIS DSP to the front of the card with snail
  • Attach the Whisper White art piece to the front of the card with snail
  • Mount your Real Red frame with Foam Adhesive Strips on top of the art piece
  • Arrange and attach all the flowers to the front of the card using glue dots and dimensionals
  • Adhere the leaves here and there to fill in the floral arrangement with some greenery

Finishing touches:

  • Add a large Rhinestone to the center of each flower
  • Adhere the Real Red Rhinestones
  • Add a touch of Wink of Stella to the stamen of the hibiscus and to the smaller red flowers for some added sparkle
  • You are done

The card inspiration:

Here is the card that inspired my Alternate Monday card.  You can see it here:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $25.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 20 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

These are the products I used to make my card:

 Product List

 

Stampin’ Up! Beautiful Friendship Card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, Today we have a color challenge of Real Red, Flirty Flamingo and White.   The colors are perfect for a floral card that is  great for birthdays or change the sentiment and make this a Valentines card.  Thanks for stopping by and enjoy the hop.

The color challenge:

Stampin’ Up! Beautiful Friendship:

The details:

Card base: Whisper White 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, scored at 4-1/4

DSP: Brights Paper Pack Flirty Flamingo 5-1/4 x 4

Art piece: Whisper White Rectangle Die

Frame: Real Red Rectangle Dies

The details:

  • Stamp your floral images from the Beautiful Friendship stamp set onto Whisper White card stock
  • Stamp the florals twice using your Stamparatus
  • The first stamp is using your Flirty Flamingo Ink
  • The second time your stamp, dab some Real Red Ink onto a sponge dauber and dab the center of the flowers and then re stamp on top of the Flirty Flamingo image (this give you some nice shading
  • Fussy cut all the floral images out with your paper snips
  • Stamp the leaf image using the image from Painted Harvest using Old Olive Ink
  • Punch the leaves out and them cut them into singles at the stem
  • Stamp your sentiment from the Beautiful Friendship stamp set onto the Whisper White art piece

Putting the card together:

  • Adhere your Flirty Flamingo DSP to the front of the card with snail
  • Atttach the Whisper White art piece to the front of the card with snail
  • Mount your Real Red frame with Foam Adhesive Strips on top of the art piece
  • Arrange and attach all the flowers to the front of the card using glue dots and dimensionals
  • Adhere the leaves here and there to fill in the floral arraingment with some green

Finishing touches:

  • Color some Rhinestones with your dark Flirty Flamingo Stampin Blend
  • Add a few White Sequins
  • Adhere the Flirty Flamingo Rhinestones
  • Add several Real Red Rhinestones and you are done.

Here is our team:

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what the rest of the team created for you today:

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And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Karen Finkle:

Eva Dobias:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $25.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 20 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

These are the products I used to make my card:

 Product List