Stampin’ Dreams Blog Hop

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G’Day & welcome to the Stampin’ Dreams Blog Hop where this month’s theme is New Annual Sneak Peek!  Who doesn’t love seeing sneak peeks & what is coming up in the new catalogue?  I know I do!

My inspiration came from a couple of sources.  One being a challenge that our FB Group has going as well as a sample in the new catalogue.  Mind you, it wasn’t planned that way.  It is just the way things pan out sometimes.

For my card I’ve used the Bubble Over Stamp Set along with the Bottles & Bubbles Bubble-Over-4---InsideFramelits which are both returning.  I’ve teamed it up with the 2018-2020 In Colour 6″ x 6″ DSP.  Oh how I love this DSP with all the lovely dots & stripes!  I’ve also used lots of lovely In Colours – Lemon Lime Twist, Grapefruit Grove, Blueberry Bushel & Berry Burst Inks.

I hope you have enjoyed my creation today & it has inspired you to create your own.

By clicking on the link above the photo, you will be able to download a free tutorial to create your own version.  The tutorial includes a list of products used, measurements (metric & imperial) plus a tutorial for the card.

Please see the list below so that you can hop  along & see everyone’s creations. You wouldn’t want to miss any!

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

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389. May Your Day Bubble Over with Happiness – Bubble Over

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Roll Call –

  1.  Jessie Holton – Australia
  2.  Vicki Hunter – Australia
  3. Pia Gerhardt – Germany
  4. Stephanie Fischer – Australia
  5. Alejandra Gomez – USA
  6.  Jo Anne – USA
  7. Cheryl Taylor -UK
  8. Sandra Roberts – UK
  9. Tracy Marie Lewis – Stuff N Thingz – USA
  10. Rebecca-Jo Unwin- Australia
  11. Teresa’s Happy Place – Australia
  12. Vicky Wright – Australia
  13.  Sharon Dalton – Australia
  14. Kayla MacAulay – Australia
  15. Angela Meiritz-Reid – New Zealand
  16.  Karen Farquhar – Australia
  17. Joanne Hodge – USA
  18. Kim Oliver – Australia
  19. Elaine Johnson – Australia
  20. Jenny Hayward – Australia

 

Just Getting Started Bundle

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G’Day Stampers,

A couple of days ago I shared with you a card I cased from the Just Getting Started Bundle which is perfect for you for that exact reason – if you are just getting started!  Today is another card created using the same Bundle.  Don’t you love it when you can create different cards but using the same supplies except for a little change here & there?

Included in this Bundle is the Love What You Do Stamp Set, Old Olive Ink, Grapefruit Love-What-You-Do-3---InsideGrove Ink (new In Colour), Clear Block E, Very Vanilla Cardstock AND Very Vanilla Note Cards & Envelopes.  All I’ve done is scattered a few Pearl Basic Jewels around the front & added a small bow using Linen Thread.

The above products will be available once the new catalogue goes live, but the Bundle will not!

I have actually created this card as part of the CASEing Tuesday challenge which is new to me.  Last week it was the card on Page 37 of the Annual Catalogue.  Don’t forget to use your catalogues for inspiration.  You will be amazed at what you can create.

Clicking on the link below you are able to download your free tutorial to create your own version

If shopping online please use the new May Host Code.

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

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388. Love What You Do – Just Getting Started Bundle

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FMS #332

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When I saw the sketch over at Fresh Made Sketches, I had to play along.  It is so clean & simple, but sometimes these are the hardest ones to create.  Anyhow, I think I have succeeded & yes I am still playing with the Color Theory DSP.

My card is very simple but I think it works best with this type of DSP so it fitted inuntitled perfectly with the sketch.  Thank you so much ladies for a great challenge & getting me creating out of my comfort zone.

Be sure to pop on over to FMS to check out what the design team have created along with all the lovely entries.

If you click on the link below you will be able to download a free tutorial to create your own card.

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

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371.  Today Blooms just for You – Beautiful Day

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Celebrate You – SSC171

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G’Day Stampers,

Today I am playing along with a challenge over at Sunday Stamps.  The challenge this week is “Pops of Pink“.  As I’ve been playing with the gorgeous “Painted with Love” Specialty DSP ” it was the perfect choice.  SSC171

I’ve kept my layout fairly simple so that I could showcase the beautiful paper as well as the flower from the “Beautiful Day” Stamp Set.

The sentiment is from the same set & was stamped direct onto the Whisper White in Memento Tuxedo Black.  I’ve used both Pink Pirouette & Rich Razzleberry Stampin’ Blends Combos to colour my flower while the leaf has been Beautiful-Day-Pink-Insidecoloured with Old Olive & Daffodil Delight.

To lift the flower away from the DSP, I added a small amount of Gold Metallic Thread which I think ties it altogether. To finish it off I added a little touch of Clear Wink of Stella to the petals.

If you click on the link below you will be able to download a free tutorial to create your own card.  The tutorials includes measurements (metric & imperial) along with a list of supplies used to create the card.

Thank you ladies for a great challenge.  Do pop along to Sunday Stamps to check out all the other lovely creations.

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

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329. Happy Birthday – Beautiful Day

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Global Design #120

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G’Day Stampers,

The start of the new year brings with it my very first card for a challenge.  It also gave me a chance to put together a piece of CS sitting on my desk waiting to be made into something.  This piece was one of the very first pieces I had created when playing with the new Brushos.  IT was too good to toss out.

I am playing along with the challenge over at Global Design Project where the we have to CASE (copy & share everything) the Designer.  This time round is the very talented Epic-CelebrationsKrista Frattin who just happens to be on the Team.  Thank you Krista for your inspiration.

As the background reminded me something from the 60’s & 70’s I decided to use the Epic Celebrations Stamp Set which you can earn FREE while Sale-A-Bration is happening.  Love this cute little set.

Along with the background I decided that I was going to use the guitar from the set but wanted to cut in 1 piece so I used the Inlaid Die Cut Technique – I think that is what it is called.

Thank you once again to the Design Team for your inspiration.  Don’t forget to head on over to their blog to check out all the lovely creations & while there leave a little love.

If you click on the link below, you will be able to download a tutorial for you to create your own card.  The tutorial includes list of products & measurements, both metric & imperial.

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

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317. You’re Awesome – Epic Celebrations

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Global Design Project 096

I have a clean & simple card for you today which has been inspired by the Global Design GDP096Project #GDP076 – Case the Designer Challenge.  Hasn’t Tanja Kolar created a gorgeous card?

I had been thinking about creating something with the “Butterfly Basics” Stamp Set for a couple of days now & this was just the perfect way to showcase this lovely set.  I am also low on my Sympathy Cards (have a Expo coming up) so it worked in well.

The Very Vanilla Card has been embossed with the Fluttering EF & then adhered to the Base Card – Elegant Eggplant.

Butterfly-Basics---Close-UPThe large flower was inked using my Regals Stampin’ Write Markers – Always Artichoke & Elegant Eggplant, while the middle of the flower is Crushed Curry.

The butterfly was stamped onto Very Vanilla in Rose Red before die cutting with the matching Butterflies Thinlits & adhered to the card with Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals under the wings.  This is so that the wings would stay popped a little.

The sentiment was stamped onto scrap Very Vanilla in Elegant Eggplant before being punched with the Classic Label Punch & adhered to the Card Front with Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I completed the card by adding Rhinestone Basic Jewels to the centre of the butterfly &Butterfly-Basics---Inside randomly scattering a couple around the square.

Thank you Global Design Team for a great challenge.  Be sure to go & check out the amazing creations everyone has created.

Don’t forget to click on the link below to download your Free Tutorial.

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

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256. With Sympathy – Butterfly Basics

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FMS296 – Magical Birthday

I’ve been playing with the lovely, lovely “Magical Mermaid” Stamp Set over the weekendFMS296 & must admit am loving it.  For such a little stamp, it sure packs a bit of a punch!

I saw the challenge over at Freshly Made Sketches & I had a piece of Watercolour Paper sitting on my desk waiting for inspiration to hit me so it was perfect timing to create something with the Paper using the sketch provided.  The only stipulation was keeping the card “clean-lined & fresh”.  I think I have managed to do this, but would love to know if you think I have!

It is not very often I create square cards, except for special occasions or if I am ask to do so.  In fact, my card is actually a 6″ square card but am loving the end result!  Now to create an envelope Magical-Mermaid-insideto fit it!

Thanks to the Watercolour Paper I could apply lots of water & with a big help from my Aqua Painter I was able to achieve what I had I my mind.  The key thing when working with water & your Aqua Painter is to let your card dry completely & also between colouring with different Inks so that they don’t run into each other, unless of course, that is what you are aiming for, eg my background.

Thank you to FMS for a great challenge.  Loved it!  Why don’t you pop on & play along with their challenge.  You still have a little time before the link closes.

You are able to download a Free Tutorial to create your own card.  The tutorial includes a list of supplies & measurements (metric & imperial).

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

Signature---Vicky-Wright---

253. Have a Magical Birthday – Magical Mermaid

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Global Design Project 087

Heya Stampers,

I am a little late in posting my card today as I meant to share it with you this morning but got a bit carried away with doing other things & it slipped my mind.

I’ve created my card using the challenge over at Global Design Project #87 where this week they have the theme of Cooking, Baking and Making!

When I saw the challenge, “Perfect Mix” Stamp Set sprung immediately into my mind.  This set is from the 2017 Occasions Catalogue & will be retiring at the end of May, so this is the perfect time to ink up this great set one last time.
20170516_130102bogaI actually created this fold last week.  To check out the instructions on how I created this fold, please click here.  It is the perfect way to use some of that lovely DSP sitting on your desk before it retires.
 I decided to play with “Playful Palette” DSP Stack which is another item retiring.  I think it works in great with the set.  I also used the “Playful Palette” Washi Tape which is on the inside of my card & the envelope.  Gotta love it when everything matches.
To create my “shelf”, I stamped random images direct onto scraps of Very Vanilla Card in Memento Tuxedo Black Ink & coloured with the Sweet Sugarplum & Peekaboo Peach Markers & Bender Pen before fussy cutting.
I punched a piece of DSP with the 2″ Circle Punch & adhered to the Very Vanilla side of a Lace Doily (2017 Occasions Catalogue) & cut the Doily in half.
A circle was die cut from Very Vanilla Card using the Layering Circles Framelits & 20170516_130138blogbrunning through the Big Shot before layering onto a Basic Black scallop circle which had been die cut using the same set of Framelits & running through the Big Shot.
The “shelf” was adhered to the bottom part of the scallop circle with Stampin’ Dimensionals before adhering the baking images, the oven mitt with a Stampin’ Dimensional while the others were adhered with Liquid Glue.
The sentiment was stamped onto a scrap of Very Vanilla Card in Memento Tuxedo Black Ink, fussy cut & adhered to the top of the “shelf”.
I do hope you like my card today, I am still undecided but happy with the final result.  Why not head over to Global Design Project & play along.  There is still a heap of time to do so.
Until next time, Happy Stampin’
Vicky
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#GDP084 – Global Design Project

Today’s card is one I’ve created for the Global Design Project where we had a challenge toGDP84 case the designer – Michelle Last.  As I am in need of a couple of special cards & having the “Love & Affection” Stamp Set sitting on my desk, I thought this would be the perfect opportunity to play with both.

I also went for a colour that I haven’t used in quiet sometime – Rose Red Ink & Card.  I then decided to team it with Pool Party So Saffron, Pear Pizzazz with touches of Flirty Flamingo which is what the flowers are.  Although I wasn’t sure how the colours would compliment each other with Very Vanilla, I’m happy with the soft look of the card.

20170425_100744blogI’m happy to say the card went off in the mail this morning, so fingers crossed the receiver will like it!

Why not bop on over to the Global Design Project Page & play along.  You still have heaps of time.

To grab your Free Tutorial, please click on the link above the photo.  This is one of the Stamps Sets that will be retiring.

To purchase your supplies to create your own card, head on over to my Online Shop Don’t forget the Retirement List.  Items are selling out fast!  Once gone, they are gone forever!  When placing an order Online, don’t forget to use April’s Host Code.

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

Vicky

217. Love & Affection

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WWYS #112

I found a new challenge blog (new to me) yesterday over at What Will You Stamp?  Theywwys_112_Carousel Birthday list a stamp set to use each challenge which I thought was a little different.  I am just scrapping this card in as the challenge closes in an hour.

This week they are asking that we create a project using the “Carousel Birthday” Stamp Set which is from the 2017 Occasions Catalogue.

For my card I decided to do the “Chalkboard” Technique which I hadn’t done for sometime.  I always love the finished look of this technique.

Thank you for a great challenge & a change to play with this fantastic set once again.  I have created a couple more cards using this set so don’t forget to pop on back to check them out in the next couple of days.

To purchase your supplies to create your own card, head on over to my Online Shop.   While there, you can also check out the 2017 Retirement List & to place your order.  Items are selling out fast!  Once gone, they are gone forever!  When placing an order Online, don’t forget to use April’s Host Code.

To grab your free tutorial to create your card, please click on the link above the photo.

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

Vicky

216. Happy Birthday – Carousel Birthday

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