The Pals Blog Hop: Spring Has Sprung

2019 March Blog Hop Badge 300 x 300

Welcome to the Pals’ March Blog Hop. We’re so glad you’re here because ”Spring has Sprung” – at least on our blog hop if not outside! Our Design Team created beautiful projects to inspire you. You may be starting the hop here or coming from a previous Pal’s blog. Either way, you’ve come to the right place. You’ll find the full line-up below to help you move or “hop” along from Pal to Pal.

Create this card using the Part of My Story Stamp Set by Stampin' Up! Mary Fish, Stampin' Pretty.

I remember my mother serving holiday meals on beautiful, white china with gold edges (yellow roses).  That was my inspiration for using gold embossing on today’s teapot card.  The following Stampin’ Up! Sale-A-Bration and Occasion Catalog products were used:

  • Part of my Story Cling Stamp Set. EARN IT FREE starting with a $50 product order  (Level 1) during Sale-A-Bration.  See all Level 1 Sale-A-Bration products
  • Tea Time Framelits Dies. EARN IT FREE starting with a $100 product order (Level 2) during Sale-A-Bration!  See all   Level 2 Sale-A-Bration. 
  • Coordinating Tea Together Cling Stamp Set. $22.00 (Occasions Catalog)

Tea Together & Tea Time


STAMPIN’ PRETTY STEP-BY-STEP TUTORIAL:

Start with a 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 card base of Whisper White card stock. 

Cut a piece of Vellum card stock to 3 7/8 x 5 1/8.  TIP: Assemble elements on vellum piece first. Then add adhesive below vellum in areas that will be hidden below the solid card stock.

Adhere a  2 5/8 x 4 Rectangle Stitched Framelits Die of Melon Mambo card stock and a 2 1/2 x 5/8 piece of Gold Foil with Snail Adhesive. 

Create this card using the Part of My Story Stamp Set by Stampin' Up! Mary Fish, Stampin' Pretty.

Use the Stamparatus to stamp the sentiment, teapot, and flowers in Versamark Ink onto Whisper White card stock that has been rubbed with an Embossing Buddy.  Cover with Gold Stampin’ Emboss Powder, flick to remove the excess and set with a Heat Tool. 

VIDEO!  Watch my 4 tips for better embossing video demonstration here

Crop with the Big Shot, Magnetic Platform, and coordinating Tea Time Framelits (teapot and flowers), Rectangle Stitched Framelit Die (sentiment). 

Create this card using the Part of My Story Stamp Set by Stampin' Up! Mary Fish, Stampin' Pretty.

Color the flowers with the Light Lovely Lipstick Stampin’ Blend (the color is plenty close to Melon Mambo). Add a Pearl Basic Jewel to the flower centers for a pop of polish. 

Adhere the teapot and flowers with Stampin’ Dimensionals.   Adhere the vellum to the card base.

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More inspiration awaits! Use the Blog Hop Line-up below to visit the rest of this month’s Design Team. My fellow Pals are excited to show you what they’ve created! Don’t forget to show us some love by commenting on our creations. Mark your calendars for Wednesday, April 10, 2019 when our Hoppin’ Pals share their “Families First” projects. Don’t miss the fun!

Pals Blog Hop Line-up:

  1. Mary Fish at Stampin’ Pretty
  2. Susan Itell at Simple Stampin
  3. Tricia Chuba at ButterDish Designs
  4. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  5. Peggy Noe at Pretty Paper Cards
  6. Pamela Sadler at Stampin Pink Rose
  7. Karen Hallam at Karen’s Stamping Habit
  8. Jennifer Michalski at Stamping Serenity
  9. Katy McGloin at Just Fun Stamping
  10. Su Mohr at Aromas And Art
  11. Debbie Mageed at Secrets to Stamping
  12. Lori Pinto at LollyPop Paper and Ink
  13. Stesha Bloodhart at Stampin’ Hoot!
  14. Linda Suarez at All Night Stamping
  15. Terri George at Stamp Me Crafty
  16. Beth McCullough at Stamping Mom
  17. Lisa Ann Bernard at Queen B Creations
  18. Patti MacLeith at Papercrafts by Patti
  19. Wendy Klein at Doggone Delightful Stampin’
  20. Jill Killeen at Killeen House Studio
  21. Mary Hanson at Up North Stampin’
  22. Roseanne Mulhern at Heartfelt Stamping
  23. Leah O’Brien at Stamping by the Bay
  24. Jackie Diediker at Stampin’ Jackie
  25. Denise Hoepfner at The Mountain Magpie
  26. Jeanie Stark at Just Stampin’
  27. Sue Becker at RnR Stamping




 

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Simple Saturday: Home To Roost Friend Card

Learn how to create this Just a Note Card using the FREE Sale-a-Bration Set called Home to Roost. Created by Mary Fish, Stampin' Pretty

I thought Blueberry Bushel would be the perfect “country” blue for this dapper rooster from the Home to Roost stamp set.  It set the stage for. all the coordinating Stampin’ Up! Blueberry Bushel goodies!  Home to Roost can be earned FREE with a $50 product order (total before shipping and tax) during Sale-A-Bration (Jan. 3 – March 31).  Learn more about Sale-A-Bration here.  

149736 Home to Roost

Home to Roost Sale-A-Bration Cling Stamp #149736

STAMPIN’ PRETTY STEP-BY-STEP PDF TUTORIAL:

Start with a 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 Crumb Cake card base. 

Use the Big Shot, Magnetic Platform, and Largest Rectangle Stitched Framelits Dies (one of My Favorite Things in the Occasions Catalog) to crop a piece of Blueberry Bushel In-Color 6×6 Designer Series Paper.  Adhere with Snail Adhesive. 

Learn how to create this Just a Note Card using the FREE Sale-a-Bration Set called Home to Roost. Created by Mary Fish, Stampin' PrettyUse a Big Shot and the 3rd & 4th largest Rectangle Stitched Framelits Dies (part of a “nest” of eight)  to crop two pieces of Whisper White card stock. Watch my video on tips for using the Rectangle Stitched Framelits Dies here

Use the Stamparatus to stamp the rooster image in Blueberry Bushel Ink onto the smaller of the two Whisper White Stitched Rectangle pieces.  Wrap the lower end with Linen Thread, securing with a bow.  Layer and adhere the two rectangles with Stampin’ Dimensionals. 

Learn how to create this Just a Note Card using the FREE Sale-a-Bration Set called Home to Roost. Created by Mary Fish, Stampin' Pretty

Use the Stamparatus to stamp the sentiment in Blueberry Bushel Ink onto a piece of Whisper White card stock. Crop with the smallest elongated Rectangle Stitched Framelits Die.  Adhere with Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals. 

Add two Blueberry Best Route Enamel Dots to each side of the sentiment. 

Crop a 1 5/8 x 6 piece of the  Blueberry Bushel polka dot pattern with the envelope liner die (Beautiful Layers Thinlits Dies) and adhere to the outside flap of a Whisper White Medium Envelope.

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Falling in Love with Stampin’ Blends Markers

Create a simple card using Stampin' Up! Colorful Season & Seasonal Layers Thinlits Dies - Mary Fish StampinUp Idea

This weekend I got a chance to practice and play with the Stampin’ Up! Stampin’ Blends alcohol markers (available to customers Nov. 1, 2017).  For today’s fall card, I used Rich Razzleberry and Pumpkin Pie Stampin’ Blends (each color has two shades) to add rich layers of color to the Crumb Cake leaves.  

I’ll share an easy coloring technique for using the Stampin’ Blends with a 1 Minute to WOW! Video Tutorial tomorrow!

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STAMPIN’ PRETTY TIPS:

  • The sentiments and images from the Colorful Seasons Stamp Set are lovely and offer year round versatility.  The leaves were cropped with the coordinating Seasonal Layers Thinlits Dies.  Save 10% when you purchase the stamp set and dies as a bundle!

Colorful Seasons Bundle – Images © Stampin’ Up!

  • Stampin’ Blends Must-Have!  Tuxedo Black Memento Ink is designed to work with the Stampin’ Blends alcohol markers.  To keep the image crisp, give the stamped images a minute or two to dry before adding the saturated color of the markers.

    Create a simple card using Stampin' Up! Colorful Season & Seasonal Layers Thinlits Dies - Mary Fish StampinUp

  • A stamp from Touches of Texture Stamp Set adds soft, distressed texture and balance.

  • A 1 3/8″ x 5″ wood pattern from Stampin’ Up! Wood Textures Designer Series Paper Stack (6 x 6).   The versatile wood patterns are part of the Buy 3 Get 1 FREE Sale on select designer series paper collection.  Details and choices here.

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Price: $110.00