Hi Stampers, Today we have a color challenge for you.  When I saw the colors, Crushed Curry, Emerald Envy and Crumb Cake I knew I would be opening up my Party Animal Designer Series Paper for the first time for... The post Stampin' Up! “Balloon ...

 

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Stampin’ Up! “Balloon Adventures” and “Party Animal” Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, Today we have a color challenge for you.  When I saw the colors, Crushed Curry, Emerald Envy and Crumb Cake I knew I would be opening up my Party Animal Designer Series Paper for the first time for this hop.  I have been dying to use the Balloon Adventure set too and what a great time to use both.  Time got the best of me this week and so my card is on the simple side.   Enjoy the hop today.

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Here is the color challenge:

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Stampin’ Up Balloon Adventures

Stampin Up Balloon Adventure card by Kristi @ www.stampingwithkristi.com

Here is the recipe:

Card Base: Crumb Cake 5-1/2 x 8-1/2 scored at 4-1/4

Mat: Whisper White 4 x 5-1/4

Mat: DSP Party Animal 3-7/8 x 5-1/8

Small mat: Whisper White  3-1/8 x 3-1/8

Small mat: DSP Party Animal 3 x 3

The Details:

Stampin Up Balloon Adventure card by Kristi @ www.stampingwithkristi.com

More Details:

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  • Punch out 2 Whisper White Balloons using the Balloon punch
  • Die cut 2 Balloon cutouts in Emerald Envy and Crushed Curry
  • Mount the die cuts onto the Whisper White Balloons
  • Stamp two black strings and add Whisper White Bakers Twine bows
  • Die cut one Crumb Cake scallop oval
  • Cut one Stitched  Framelits oval and stamp your sentiment in Crumb Cake and Emerald Envy
  • Mount with dimensionals on the front of the card

The Inside:

Stampin Up Balloon Adventure card by Kristi @ www.stampingwithkristi.com

  • Die cut the Balloon Adventure die onto a piece of Whisper White Card Stock 5-1/4 x 8-1/4 scored at 4-1/8
  • Side panels are 2-1/8 x 5 from Party Animal DSP
  • Balloons are die cut in Emerald Envy and Crushed Curry and glued onto the top of the white die cut balloons
  • Sentiment outline is Crushed Curry and Emerald Envy
  • Add a Bakers twine bow to complete the card

Here is our team:

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what the rest of the team created for you today:

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And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

Amy Koenders:

Shelagh Freemantle:

Mary Deatherage:

Jari Francis:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

Here are the products I used to make this card:

 Product List

 

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Stampin’ Up! “Oh So Succulent” “Swirly Bird” Card

Happy Monday Stampers,

Today I am sharing a card make with the “Oh So Succulent Bundle” and then decided to get out my “Swirly Bird” Dies too.  They have not been used in awhile and thought they would make a pretty wreath for the monochromatic succulent arrangement.

Stampin’ Up!  “Oh So Succulent”:

Stampin Up Oh So Succulent and Swirly Bird card by Kristi @ www.stampingwithkristi.com

Here is the card recipe:

Card base: Whisper White 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, scored at 4-1/4

Mat: Soft Suede 4 x 5-1/4

Embossed piece: Whisper White 3-7/8 x 5-1/8, Embossed with the Wood grain EF

  • emboss the white mat and adhere to the Soft Suede mat.
  • attach these mats to the card base

The Details:

Stampin Up Oh So Succulent and Swirly Bird card by Kristi @ www.stampingwithkristi.com

  • die cut one large Swirly Bird Wreath in Early Espresso card stock
  • die cut one small Swirly Bird Wreath die (with leaves) in Soft Suede card stock
  • adhere to the front of the card

Stamp the succulents:  They are all outlined in black ink.

  • the large succulent in stamped in Old Olive
  • the medium succulents are stamped in Pear Pizazz
  • the grass and sedum are stamped in Always Artichoke
  • the pea sedum in stamped in Old Olive

All of the stamped images are then die cut with the Succulent Framelits

  • adhere the large succulent with double stacked dimensionals
  • add the smaller ones with glue dots
  • then add the other three with glue dots
  • add one Old Olive Enamel Shape along with some Rhinestones and Pearls

More Details:

Stampin Up Oh So Succulent and Swirly Bird card by Kristi @ www.stampingwithkristi.com

  • Cut your sentiment from Whisper White card stock 3/4 by 4-1/4
  • cut the end with with Triple Banner Punce
  • stamp your sentiment with Old Olive Ink
  • adhere to the bottom left of the card

 

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

Here are the products I used to make this card:

 Product List

 

 

 

 

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Stampin’ Up! Happy Inkin” Thursday “Big on Birthdays” Blog Hop

Hey there Stampers, it is Thursday again and time for another blog hop share.  Today we have a sketch challenge.  I opened up a “new to me” stamp set from the Occasions Catalog called “Big on Birthdays”.  This stamp set is going to get well inked, I just love every stamp in the set!

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Here is the sketch:

I flipped the sketch from vertical to horizontal to make room for my large sentiment.

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Stampin’ Up! Big on Birthdays:

Stampin Up Big on Birthdays card by Kristi @ www.stampingwithkristi.com

Here is the card recipe:

Card base: Whisper White 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, scored at 4-1/4

Mat: Real Red 5-3/8 x 4-1/8

DSP Floral Boutique:  bottom piece 5-1/4 x 2-1/8 , top piece 5-1/4 x 2-1/8 (they overlap just a tad in the middle)

Art piece: Whisper White 4-1/4 x 2-3/4

Mat: Night of Navy 4-3/8 x 2-7/8

Banner: 1/2 x 3-1/4 cut with the Triple Banner Punch

  • Adhere the two pieces of DSP onto the Real Red mat
  • Wrap your ribbon around the seem where the two piece of DSP come together
  • Attach this to your card base

Here are the details:

Stampin Up Big on Birthdays card by Kristi @ www.stampingwithkristi.com

  • Stamp your image onto the Whisper White art piece in Black ink
  • Color in your flowers with your Real Red Watercolor Pencils and shadow with your Real Red Marker, blend the color with your Blender Pen
  • Color in the leaves with your Old Olive Watercolor Pencils and shadow with your Old Olive Marker
  • Adhere with dimensionals to the front of the card

More Details:

Stampin Up Big on Birthdays card by Kristi @ www.stampingwithkristi.com

  • Add you bow to the left side
  • Stamp the small sentiment in Real Red and attach to the bottom of the art piece
  • For the final touch add some rhinestones and pearls

Alternative card, same card with a twist:

When I am making up my cards, I never know what I am going to end up with.  I usually make a few card that are similar,  then pick my favorite one to showcase.  The card below is another version of my card with a different bow.  Which one do you like best?

Stampin Up Big on Birthdays card by Kristi @ www.stampingwithkristi.com

Here is our team:

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what the rest of the team created for you today:

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And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

Amy Koenders:

Shelagh Freemantle:

Mary Deatherage:

Jari Francis:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

Here are the products I used to make this card:

 Product List

 

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Stampin’ Up! Happy Inkin’ Thursday ” Botanical Builders” meets “Beautiful You” Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, My card this week is a design based on our color challenge.   We are using soft and subtle colors  this week combining  Soft Sky, Blushing Bride and Sahara Sand.  Soothing colors for those precious moments that we share.

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Here is the color challenge:

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Stampin Up “Botanical Builders” and “Beautiful You”:

Stampin Up Beautiful You card by Kristi @ www.stampingwithkristi.com

Here is the card recipe:

Card Base: Sahara Sand 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, scored at 4-1/4

Mat: Very Vanilla 4 x 5-1/4

Mat: DSP  Falling in Love 3-7/8 x 5-1/8

Scallop Square: Sahara Sand cut with the Layering Square Framelits

Art Piece: Very Vanilla cut with the Square Stitched Framelits

  • Attach the DSP to the Very Vanilla mat and wrap the Natural Trim around the card
  • Attach the mats to the Sahara Sand card base

The Details:

Stampin Up Beautiful You card by Kristi @ www.stampingwithkristi.com

  • Stamp your image from the Beautiful You stamp set into the square stitched framelit piece in black ink
  • Stamp the same image into a piece of DSP from the Falling in Love paper pack and cut out the dress and hat
  • Adhere the hat and dress on top of your stamped image
  • Add dimension to the dress with your Sahara Sand marker
  • Color in the skin with your Calypso Coral Watercolor pencil and smooth out with a blender pen (less in more for this step)
  • Adhere the art piece to the scallop  square and attach to the front of the card with dimension

More Details:

Stampin Up Beautiful You card by Kristi @ www.stampingwithkristi.com

  • Using your Botanical Builders Framelits cut out 1 Blushing Bride medium and tiny flower
  • Repeat by cutting out 2 Soft Sky tiny flowers
  • Cut out 2 leaves in Sahara Sand again using the Botanical Builders Framelits
  • Sponge the edges of the flowers and leaves with the coordination ink to add depth
  • Attach to the font of the art piece with glue dots
  • A gold metallic dot for the center of the large flower and tiny pearls for the little flowers compete the details
  • Add your sentiment in black ink to the front of the card.

Here is our team:

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what the rest of the team created for you today:

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And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

Amy Koenders:

Shelagh Freemantle:

Mary Deatherage:

Jari Francis:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

Here are the products I used to make this card:

 Product List

 

 

 

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Stampin’ Up! Happy Inkin’ Thursday “Lift Me Up” Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, Here is to another Thursday Blog Hop!  Today my share for you was inspired by the sketch challenge for the week.  I finally opened up my Lift me Up Bundle!  I used the dies, stamp set and then the paper from Sale A Bration this week in my card.   I hope you will try this card, making the hot air balloon was so fun and the color combinations are endless.

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Here is the sketch:

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Stampin’ Up! “Lift Me Up”:

Stampin Up Up and Away card by Kristi @ www.stampingwithkristi.com

 

Card Base: Night of Navy 4-1/4 x 11, scored at 5-1/2

Mat: Carried Away DSP from Sale-A-Bration

Square Mat: Night of Navy 3-5/8 x  3-5/8

Square DSP: Carried Away 3-1/2 x 3-1/2

  • Adhere the DSP mat to the card base
  • Adhere the square mat to the square DSP
  • Wrap some white bakers twine 3/4 inch from the bottom of the card
  • Attache the square mats to the front of the card at a slight angle

The Details:

Stampin Up Up and Away card by Kristi @ www.stampingwithkristi.com

  • Die cut the balloon with Night of Navy
  • Die cut the colors for the balloons with Watermelon Wonder, Peekaboo Peach, Whisper White and Mint Macaroon
  • Glue these die cuts to the back of your balloon
  • Attach to the front of the card with dimensionals

Die cut two Whisper White clouds and sponge the edges with Smokey Slate and attach to the front of the card

More Details:

  • Cut a banner in Whisper White card stock 3/4 x 4-1/4 and cut the end with your triple banner punch
  • Using the ink to rubber technique color in the sentiment with Night of Navy and Watermelon Wonder marker and stamp your image
  • Attach to the front of the card with fast fuse adhesive
  • Add a double whisper White Bakers Twine bow

The Inside:

  • Attach a piece of Whisper White card stock to the inside 4 x 5-1/4
  • Stamp some Night of Navy and Watermelon Wonder balloons in the right corner

Here is our Team:

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what the rest of the team created for you today:

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And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

Amy Koenders:

Shelagh Freemantle:

Mary Deatherage:

Jari Francis:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

Here are the products I used to make this card:

 Product List

 

 

 

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