InKing Royalty August Blog Hop

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Welcome to InKing Royalty’s August Blog Hop.  Stampin’ Up!’s 2015 Holiday Catalog is just around the corner (it’s live on September 1) – and this amazing book is filled to the brim with incredible bundles at discounted prices.  Who doesn’t love to save with bundles?!?  Today we are Bundled Up for the Holidays as we celebrate the amazing stamp set bundles from the Holiday Catalog.   After you read my post, I  hope you’ll hop over to the next person on the list at the base of this post.

BOO!  My project for today’s InKing Royalty Blog Hop has earned a Halloween BOO, yes?

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  • The window and “flower box” were created in a snap with the Stampin’ Up! Hearth & Home Thinlits Dies.  Available Sept. 1.

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  • SAVE 15%!  The Hearth & Home Thinlits Dies are available as a bundle with the Happy Scenes stamp set.  Please note that I didn’t use the stamp set on this card but can’t wait to try it.
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BUNDLE AND SAVE 15% when you purchase Hearth & Home Thinlits Dies and Happy Scenes stamp set together

  • Are you seeing ghosts?  Also available Sept. 1 is the Happy Haunting Designer Series Paper.  I blended three coordinating patterns for the black star frame, the ghosts peeking through the window and the envelope liner.
    Stampin Up Happy Haunting Designer Series Paper
  • The perfect glue for adhering skinny sentiments and intricate die cuts?  I vote for the Stampin’ Up! Fine-Tip Glue Pen.  Available Sept. 1.  I shared a video demonstration and tips on the Fine-Tip Glue Pen (available Sept. 1) here.

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  • SAVE 15%!  I used the Seasonal Frame Thinlits Dies (“spooky” and the rectangle frame for the star) as well as the coordinating Sparkly Seasons photopolymer stamp set (that little flower/leaf pot–which is actually a pumpkin topper).  Save 15% when you purchase the dies and stamp set together as a bundle.
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SAVE 15% when you bundle the Sparkly Seasons stamp set & Seasonal Frame Thinlits Dies!

Thank you for stopping by today.  I hope you’ll hop along to the next stop on the blog hop. There’s lots of inspiration to be found in this group – and you don’t want to miss it!

I love hearing from you!  Please leave me your questions or comments about the project for today.

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  1. Mary, such a sweet card, love the touch of stamping! 🙂 Eva

  2. I love this card Mary, it is a classic Mary style card with all the great details. My favorite are the ghosts in the window. Perfect.

  3. I am trying to go to the next step on the blog hop. I clicked on several places on your post, but have not been able to find the next stop. Can you help?

  4. Layers and ghosts and Thinlits, oh my! I love all the detail!

  5. This DSP is awesome! I love the way you used it. Great card Mary!

  6. Super cute card Mary!

  7. I absolutely love it! I hadn’t thought of using the window with the Halloween goodies, but it’s perfect! Thanks for showing me yet another way to use these products.

  8. This is so cute! Such an unexpected way to use the window die. So much fun.

  9. Boo Yes!!! You always always inspire me!!!!

  10. Oooooooooo, spooky , I love it all!!!!
    Tfs ,
    Hugs Frenchie

  11. I love the ghosties peeping through the window! So fun!!

  12. Hi Mary, Love your new things….can’t move on to the next person on the blog hop 🙁

  13. Barbara Webber

    Love, love, love this card. Going to have to order that window frame. Useful all year. Love your creativity. Elegant and simple at the same time.

  14. So clever to use those cute little ghosts this way. Adorable card!!!!

  15. Charlene Brummitt

    Mary, you are by far the best card maker!

  16. Love the Hearth and Home Thinlits and the Designer Paper behind it. Great card!

  17. Fabulous card, Mary! And thanks for sharing that the “thingy” from the shaker bundle is a pumpkin topper, I just could *not* work that one out. It looked a bit like a bizarre ivy leaf to me!

  18. Thanks for all the kind comments today! This was a fun card to create!

  19. LOVE how you used LOTS of new product to create this DARLING Halloween card. FABULOUS JOB MY FRIEND!

  20. This card is over-the-top fabulous, Mary. I love everything about it. So glad you were a part of this blog hop. Yippee!

  21. AwesOne card! I love it! Though we don’t celebrate Halloween here in Aus, I do really like it! It’s bright and fun!

  22. Thanks, Kelly! I thought is was spooky fun!

  23. Super cute card Mary!!!

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