Pals Blog Hop: Spring


It’s time for the Pals Spring Blog Hop! Today the Stampin’ Pretty Pals are sharing some fabulous Spring themed cards and projects that we think you’ll enjoy! You’ve probably hopped over from Nina Dee’s Deesigns by Nina Dee Blog (Stop #9), I’m stop #10 on the Pals Hop.  I’ll help you “hop along” from blog to blog where you’ll find great ideas for spring themed paper projects!  Should you hop off course, simply click on any of the links in the Pals Hop Line-up below and you’ll be back on track.

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  • The front panel of my 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ card base was cropped at 4″.  I added a strip of Daffodil Delight card stock shaped with one of the Adorning Accents Edgelits Dies and my Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine.

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  • A tiny pearl (Stampin’ Up! Jewels Basic Pearls) accents each flower brad.

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  • SNEAK PEEK ALERT:  Check out the new 1/2″ Seam Binding Ribbon in Daffodil Delight and bold and fresh Summer Smooches Designer Series Paper.  Both are destined for the next annual Stampin’ Up! Catalog (starts June 1).  However, there will be an opportunity to order both in April 1 – April 30.  Get the Summer Smooches Scoop.


Stamp Set:  Curly Cute (Wood-Mount 117014, Clear-Mount 120510)
Paper:  Summer Smooches Designer Series Paper (125409, available April 1), Lucky Limeade (122926), Island Indigo 9122923), Daffodil Delight (119683), Whisper White (100730)
Ink:  Lucky Limeade (122935)
Cool Tools:  Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (113439), Adorning Accents Edgelits Dies (125595)
The Perfect Touch:  Daffodil Delight 1/2″ Seam Binding Ribbon (125583, available April 1), Brights Flower Brads (119734), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430)

  Now hop along for more inspiring ideas from Jennifer Takacs’ “My Stampin’ Blog, Stop #11 on the Spring Pals Blog Hop! Thanks for “hopping” by!

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  1. Rae Harper at Wild West Paper Arts
  2. Kim Luithle at Kim’s Stampin Stuff
  3. Diane Roberts at Score at Four and a Quarter
  4. Kim Czenszak at Live Love Stamp
  5. Sue Bendinsky at My Color Creations
  6. Julie Trevett-Smith at The Stampin’ Affair!
  7. Dawn Tidd at Tiddbits from Dawn
  8. Marian Kay at All Aboard the Crafting Train
  9. Nina Dee at Deesigns by Nina Dee
  10. Mary Fish at Stampin’ Pretty
  11. Jennifer Takacs at My Stampin’ Blog
  12. Beth Beard at My Little Craft Blog
  13. Linda Fisher at Linda’s Stampin Loft
  14. Susan Lankford at Stamp and Scrap with Susan
  15. Mikki Sarkisyan at Mikki’s Creative Corner
  16. Maggie Mata at MaggieMadeCards
  17. Leslie Davis at Ellalicious Elements
  18. Leah O’Brien at Leah’s Stampin’ Corner
  19. Maxine Conrad at Stamp to the MAX!
  20. Emily Steggell at Stamping With Emily
  21. Nancy Gleason at My Stampin’ Space
  22. Nicole Watt at Impressions By Nicole
  23. Angie Blake at Angie’s Musings


  1. Very nice.

  2. Hi Mary!
    Thanks for the inspiration!
    EnchantINK …
    Hugs Andrea xxx

  3. Such a happy, happy card! Beautiful!

  4. I love Spring!! Sunshine, Warm weather… Love your beautiful card. It reminds me of sunshine.

  5. Maggie Minnich

    Love the colors! A very happy card!

  6. Sue Bendinsky

    Awesome, can’t wait to get my hands on that paper!!

  7. Yes, Mary, Spring has sprung on your blog!!

  8. I’m head over heels with this card! The colors are just so refreshing to the eyes. The tiny details make it even more adorable. Love it.

  9. Carol Carriveau

    What a sweet card…so bright and pretty!

  10. Great card Mary! Love the colors. TFS!

  11. Your work ALWAYS leaves me gobsmacked!

  12. Chris R. from Iowa

    I gotta have those flower brads! What a great idea for this card! I really like it! Love the new seam binding color too. It was like 75 degrees out today here and to think we had snow just 1 1/2 weeks ago! The UPS man had his shorts on today even! Spring has sprung!

  13. You never cease to amaze me with your glorious talent! =)

  14. Love the Spring colors and the simplicity of this card!

  15. Great card, love the side flap layout. I get in a rut of the same style, thanks for sharing. Have a great spring!

  16. That paper is gorgeous!!! And the card is so colorful and perfect!!

  17. Bright and cheery! Another CASE card from our fearless leader… 🙂

  18. Oh my goodness. Love this card! TFS.

  19. Me like! Oh, me like!

  20. Me like! Oh, me like!

  21. Mary, what a scrumptious card! So love the bright colors and your design is awesome! TFS!

  22. SOOOOO cute! Love your cards and your blog. Thanks so much for sharing your talents!

  23. I love this, Mary! So very Springy and colorful! Anyone would love to receive this happy card!

  24. Hello Mary: Beautiful, colorful card. Spring is in the air, that’s for sure. The DSP is really fabulous.

  25. As always Mary, just beautiful! A very cheerful card for one lucky recipient!

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