Thursday, January 19, 2017

Stampin Friends All About Love Blog Hop

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We are back in full swing for the 2017 Stampin Friends Blog Hop! I am so excited to be part of such an amazing group of designers! Did you get to me by way of Maureen? Her creations were delightful! If you didn't get here by way of Maureen you can get there by clicking the previous button below!

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This month's theme is All About Love! I couldn't wait to create for this hop! If you follow me on a regular you may recognize a couple of my projects today! I decided to re-share one of my 3D Projects and my 12 x 12 Scrapbook page layout that I submitted to become a Display Stamper for OnStage Local San Diego! I am still anxiously awaiting the news... I hope you enjoy!


This great card starts with a base of Sahara Sand Card Stock, with an clean and elegant Very Vanilla matte. I chose the Falling In Love DSP to coordinate with my Mini Treat Bag and layout! I embossed a strip of the Very Vanilla card stock with the Falling Petals embossing folder and accented it with a nice little trim of Blushing Bride Stitched Satin ribbon. I used the Lift Me Up Bundle to die cut the hot air balloon out of the Blushing Bride glimmer paper. The Precision Base Plate made this a real cinch!



My cute little rosette adorned with the "Love" heart was made using our Simply Scored Scoring Board. This great little embellishment was just the right touch to finish this lovely card up!


This fabulous Mini Treat bag was one of those types of projects that just came together so nicely. If I had been this crafty when Troy and I got married these would have been at my wedding!!! 


I used the Very Vanilla side of the Lace Doilies as my launching point. My Falling Petals embossed Banner with the Blushing Bride Glimmer Paper decorative strip was just the right touch! Linen Thread was the perfect choice for this great multi-strand bow! This also had a beautiful medallion made from coordinating DSP. I added a Very Vanilla Stitched Circle stamped with the sentiment from the Everyday Tags stamp set. The heart was "recycled" from the strip I used on the scrapbook layout below!


Okay, Okay!!! I am over achieving! This layout turned out better than I thought. I was really kind of overwhelmed when I started... So glad Justin Krieger helped me out! Yes the picture is of our wedding! I just love that you could see the bubbles! So we played off of the bubbles and this AWESOME paper by using various sizes of the Stitched circles in Sahara Sand, Blushing Bride and Copper Foil. There are some sequins on here as well from the Cupcakes & Carousel Embellishment Kit. The picture is adhered to a Blushing Bride Glimmer Paper scalloped circle from the Layering Circles dies and adhered to the doily. 



Well, There you have it! I hope you LOVED my projects as much as I loved making them! There is a full product list at the very end of this post in case you want to know how I made it all!

 I am so excited for you to see Kim Lamos! She is sure to have a fabulous creation for you to see! You can get to get by clicking next! If you get lost, there is a full list of the hoppers below!

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  • Maureen Rauchfuss (Previous)
  • Andrea Tracy-Tucker (You Are Here)
  • Kim Lamos (Next)
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    Wednesday, January 18, 2017

    Paper Craft Crew 2247 Sketch Challenge

    Happy Wednesday! So excited for the week to be ALMOST over! Not been feeling the best lately but there is no rest for the wicked! All the kids are healthy and back at school. Wesley has his post appendectomy check up this afternoon. The kid is ready to be part of PE and recess again!

    This week with the Paper Craft Crew we have a sketch that I am sure everyone will enjoy! I have been on a bit of a "Birthday" kick lately. So I busted some goodies that I have been neglected out of the Annual Catalog and whipped this little cutie!

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    I really wanted to play something I had not used in a while! I think we get caught up in the Occasions catalog and forget about the great papers and stamps in the Annual! I started with a base of Peekaboo Peach with a matte of Sweet Sugarplum. The cute polka dot DSP is from the Playful Palette stack! My Very Vanilla Stitched Circle is stamped with Peekaboo Peach using the "Hooray" sentiment from the Confetti Celebrations stamp set! I added some cute little balloons from the Balloon Celebration set and a recycled strip of Blushing Bride Glimmer paper for the accents!

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