Fancy Friday - Favorite Five!

Hello, and welcome back! It's time for another Fancy Friday Blog Hop with my fancy friends (all current or former members of the Stampin' Up! Artisan Design Team). You'll love all of the wonderful ideas you see on this hop, so be sure to circle all the way around. We also have a Pinterest board that you can follow. You might have just arrived from Susan's blog, and I'm sure you loved her fun project!

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International Blog Hop - Baby Time

Hello and welcome back! Today we are being highlighted internationally by Kylie Bertucci and you are able to VOTE for my project. The top ten winners will get to be part of an international blog hop, so please vote for my project. You can do that here. For the month of June, the theme is baby. I decided to use an all occasion set to create a baby card. I had a picture of a pretty wreath and the double banner in my head, and a color combo that I had seen recently that inspired me.

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OSAT Blog Hop -- All About Men

Hello and welcome back! It's time for this month's One Stamp at a Time Blog Hop, where it's all about the men. You'll see lots of projects for males of all ages, so make sure you circle all the way around the hop. You might have just arrived from Rick's blog, so welcome!

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I ordered some new sets from the Stampin' Up catalog, but they were full of flowers, gemstones and other things that don't fit our theme! So, I chose to use the Happy Celebrations Photopolymer Stamp Set again, which made it into the new catalog from the Occasions Catalog.

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Vertical Garden Friendship Cards - Part 2

Hello and welcome back! I'm sneaking in just before the new Stampin' Up Catalog goes into effect to share two more cards using the Vertical Garden set.

I love the shadow look of this fun greeting set. The word "sunshine" is from the Sunshine Sayings stamp set. I used the retiring Sunburst Thinlits Die to cut some Peekaboo Peach cardstock for the rays, and placed the gold polka-dot Fabulous Foil Designer Acetate over the rays. The card base is Sahara Sand cardstock.

Friendship cards featuring the Vertical Garden stamp set from Stampin' Up by Marisa Gunn

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Cool Treats Suite Tutorial - Free!

Hello and welcome back! I'm here today to share a tutorial I created for the Cool Treats Suite of products. You have just two days left to order some of these items, but the stamp set and framelits dies used will be returning in the upcoming Stampin' Up 2017-2018 catalog!

I created 3 cards and a gift tag from this "cool" suite. I'll post some basic pictures of these projects, but if you want more close-ups and all of the details please download the FREE tutorial linked below.

Free Tutorial: Cards and gift tag featuring the Cool Treats bundle from Stampin' Up by Marisa Gunn

 

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Fancy Friday - 2017-2019 In-Color Challenge

Hello, and welcome back! It's time for another Fancy Friday Blog Hop with my fancy friends (all current or former members of the Stampin' Up! Artisan Design Team). You'll love all of the wonderful ideas you see on this hop, so be sure to circle all the way around. We also have a Pinterest board that you can follow. You might have just arrived from Cathy's blog, and I'm sure you loved her fun project!

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This month, we are highlighting different color combinations using the 2017-2019 In Colors. I chose to use Lemon Lime Twist and Berry Burst. I took this color combo from the upcoming Designer Series Paper called Naturally Eclectic (less two of the colors). Also, for each project I used four of the five colors instead of all five together.

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 These cards were all inspired by a card I made last week here. I used the same retiring stamp set for the greetings, called Double Take. I kept the focus on the greetings, and made a variety of watercolor backgrounds to highlight them with.

Bold greeting cards featuring the Double Take stamp set from Stampin' Up by Marisa Gunn for Fancy Friday.

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TGIFC108 - Sketch Challenge

Hello, and welcome back! I'm back today with the latest TGIF Challenges project. We have the wonderful sketch you see below to work with this week.

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I pulled out a retiring stamp set that I hadn't used yet, and some of the new In Colors for 2017-2019. Aren't those colors amazing? I love how rich and vibrant all of the new In Colors are.

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