ICS Blog Hop Spring Has Sprung!

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Thank you for hopping around with us as we showcase spring themed paper crafting projects projects. You may have arrived from Lisa Kmiec’s blog and her fabulous project. My project is below.

The Petal Promenade designer series paper is so pretty with the fabulous photographic floral images. I paired it with shimmery white cardstock to amp up the wow factor. The pearlized doilie adds another layer of glimmer along with the silver metallic edge ribbon. The Ruffled embossing folder can be fully appreciated on the inside of the greeting card.

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Create the rounded corners on the patterned paper by inserting the paper through the backside of the Pretty Label punch.

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For different looks, change the sentiments, flip the 2×2 inch square of patterned paper and try out all the gem shapes.

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All the supplies used…

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Please leave a comment and let me know what you like about my card.

Thank you for hopping with us. Now click on the next image below to travel to June Olsen’s blog to see her fabulous project.

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ICS Blog Hop One Final Sale-a-bration

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Thank you for hopping around with us as we showcase Sale-a-bration 2019 products. You may have arrived from Candy Ford’s blog and her fabulous project. My project is below.

The greeting card back is stamped with verses from the demonstrator exclusive stamp set Stamping Your Way to the Top. The card front has several fun details including lemon lime twist sequin eyes. The card inside has several stamped froggy eyes. Love this stamp set!

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All the supplies used…see the hearts framelits at the top of the photo? Crank through the Big Shot with one pass and be rewarded with several sizes and lots of hearts to make quick embellishments! The hexagon embossing folder was used on the crumb cake card base too.

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Please leave a comment and let me know what you like about my card.

Thank you for hopping with us. Now click on the next image below to travel to Anastasia Radloff’s blog to see her fabulous project.

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ICS Blog Hop It’s a Love Thing

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Thank you for hopping around with us as we showcase wedding, anniversary or Valentine’s day cards. You may have arrived from Deb Naylor’s blog and her fabulous project. My project is below.

The Be Mine Stitched framelits has 16 dies to select from. I used 5 of the 16 options. The open heart swag created lots of mini hearts to decorate the card with. The flirty flamingo patterned hearts are cut from the All My Love dsp using the Be Mine Stitched framelits.

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Use our Heart Epoxy Droplets to create easy bubbles over the mini hearts. A Petal Pink Frosted Flower Embellishment adds balance to the design. A snippet of each of the ribbons in the All My Love ribbon combo pack adds structure.

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All the supplies used…

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Please leave a comment and let me know what you like about my card.

Thank you for hopping with us. Now click on the next image below to travel to Cynthia McQueen’s blog to see her fabulous project.

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ICS Blog Hop It’s Time to Sale-A-Brate

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Thank you for hopping around with us as we showcase Sale-a-bration 2019 products. You may have arrived from Deb Naylor’s blog and her fabulous project. My project is below.

The frogs from the So Hoppy Together stamp set have been calling to me. That’s unusual because coloring is not my favorite technique. But I envisioned shades of green on my go get ‘er frog so coloring I did.

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I started by stamping the frog with jet black Staz On ink on watercolor paper. Then a blender pen pick up a little bit of garden green ink and filled in the darker parts of the frog. The second, lighter shade was Pear Pizzazz and filled in the tummy and face.

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Real red lips were drawn using stampin’ write marker. Daffodil delight stampin’ write marker filled in the eyeballs.

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See the epoxy hearts above? There are 2, one for the froggy heart and one on the Sale-a-bration organdy ribbon. Punch a heart from granny apple green cardstock using the brand new Dog Builder punch and place behind the epoxy heart so it stands out.

All the supplies used…

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You have one last day to order the Beautiful Blizzard stamp set. I used the blobby looking stamp to create depth with the daffodil delight ink under the bike part of the stamp.

Please leave a comment and let me know if the new Dog Builder punch is on your shopping list!

Thank you for hopping with us. Now click on the next image below to travel to Audra Monk’s blog to see her fabulous project.

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ICS Blog Hop Christmas Cards Galore

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Thank you for hopping around with us as we showcase Christmas Cards Galore. You may have arrived from Janey Backer’s blog and her fabulous project. My project is below.

I decided to create custom designer series paper using the Spirited Snowmen stamp set. I first stamped the skating snow peep in pacific point in the center of an 8.5×11 whisper white cardstock. Additional images were stamped in “triangles” around the center image.

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Next, “winter cheer” was stamped in blackberry bliss filling in the open spaces.

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Last, the snowflakes were stamped in pacific point ink to fill in…

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a fun little trio of images and colors…

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The sheet was cut to 4×5 inches. Then the blackberry bliss ink pad was applied directly to the edges to give an illusion of another layer. I wanted the Swirls and Curls embossing on the balmy blue card base to show through a little so did not want to add another paper layer. Decorated the envelope back too!

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Color the carrot nose with the pumpkin pie Stampin’ Write marker and add a frosted epoxy dew drop embellishment for the hat tassle….

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All the supplies used…

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My design was inspired from a custom sheet that my sister Tricia created. The stamp set took 3 trips up the interstate before she completed the sheet. She plans to use the sheet to create a scrapbook page.

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Please leave a comment and let me know how often you create your own custom designer series paper.

Thank you for hopping with us. Now click on the next image below to travel to Terri Takashige’s blog to see her fabulous project.

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