PAPER CRAFTING BLOG HOP – MAY – THINKING OF YOU GUYS – WINTER WOODS

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Welcome to this month’s Paper Crafting Blog Hop featuring the theme Thinking of You Guys.  I am excited to share another project with you today.  Fellow Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators from all over the globe are participating, so we have lots of fun projects to share with you. I hope you get loads of creative inspiration from them. You may have started here, or arrived from the talented Maureen Rauchfuss’s blog.  Either way, you’re in the right place!

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When deciding what I would create for this blog hop, I started thinking about what makes a card masculine. I decided that it was the colours used, texture and metallics. Often, thinking of you cards are for a sad occasion, and flowers or butterflies come to mind, but not for a male. So, I was thinking, Lovely As A Tree stamp set….Oh no, it’s retired. So I was wondering what I had that was similar and I thought of the Winter Woods stamp set. I’ve seen lots of lovely Christmas cards made with these “wintery trees”. My thoughts then went to neutral colours, texture and metallics, and this card was born.

I hope my card inspires you.  I have listed all supplies below. Please add a comment and let me know what you liked about it before clicking the next image to hop to Shirley Merker’s blog in the United States to see what fun ideas she has to share.

Thanks for hopping with us. 

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Here is a list of hoppers in case you get off the trail:

Shirley Merker
Tracy Held
Sue Boerner
Terri Stewart
Carol Payne
Sandra Roberts
Sandy Ward
Sue McDonald
Maureen Rauchfuss
Annette McMillan YOU ARE HERE!

Product List

Links by TheseAreMyStamps.com

Other Supplies used:

  • Card: –Soft Suede, Sahara Sand, Very Vanilla
  • Ink : – Versamark, Soft Suede
  • Embellishments: – Copper Embossing Powder

All the supplies used in this card can be ordered through my online store. If you click on the product images you will be taken there directly.

If you live in Australia and don’t already have a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator, I would be delighted to assist you. Click “Contact Me” at the top of this page or click here to get the conversation started. Thanks!

If you would like to purchase Stampin’ Up! products at a discount and/or run your own business I would love to have you join us at Netty’s Inkers. Click “Contact Me” at the top of this page or click here.

That’s it for now, thanks for hopping by…………………………………………..…………..til next time

Netty xx

Paper Crafting Blog Hop – April – Thinking of You

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Welcome to this month’s Paper Crafting Blog Hop featuring the theme Thinking of You .  I am excited to share another project with you today.  Fellow Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators from all over the globe are participating, so we have lots of fun projects to share with you. I hope you get loads of creative inspiration from them. You may have started here, or arrived from Maureen Rauchfuss’s fabulous blog.  Either way, you’re in the right place!

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I was inspired to make this card when I was perusing Pinterest. I found a number of cards that had blurry, bright watercoloured backgrounds, combined with bold metallic embossing. While my card is a tad different, I was really pleased with how rich the delicate lines of the stamped images look when heat embossed in gold, especially with the yummy orangey-yellow-pink watercolouring. I am not normally really taken with orangey tones but found this combination, which I stole from the Birthday Bonanza Designer Series Paper, to be very pleasing.

Supplies used:

  • Stamps: –Inspiring Iris, Beautiful Moments
  • Card: –Mango Melody, Granny Apple Green, Whisper White, Gold Foil
  • Ink : – Versamark, Mango Melody, Daffodil Delight Grapefruit Grove, Granny Apple Green
  • Tools: – Aqua Pen, Mosaic 3D Embossing Folder, Painted Labels Dies, Stitched Shapes Dies
  • Embellishments: – Gold embossing powder, Glitter Enamel Dots

I hope my card inspires you.  Please add a comment and let me know what you liked about it before clicking the next image to hop to Krissi Hannahs’s blog in the United States to see what fun ideas she has to share.

Thanks for hopping with us. 

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Here is a list of hoppers in case you get off the trail:

Shirley Merker
Tracy Held
Sue Boerner
Terri Stewart
Sandra Roberts
Sandy Ward
Sue McDonald
Arlene Carter
Elizabeth Green
Maureen Rauchfuss
Annette McMillan YOU ARE HERE!
Krissi Hannahs

All the supplies used in my design can be ordered through my online store here.

If you live in Australia and don’t already have a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator, I would be delighted to assist you. Click “Contact Me” at the top of this page or click here to get the conversation started. Thanks!

If you would like to purchase Stampin’ Up! products at a discount and/or run your own business I would love to have you join my team of demonstrators. Click “Contact Me” at the top of this page or click here. I would love to hear from you.

That’s it for now, thanks for hopping by……………………………………………………..…………..til next time

Netty xx

Paper Crafting Blog Hop- Happy Birthday To You

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Welcome to this month’s Paper Crafting Blog Hop featuring a Happy Birthday theme.  I am excited to share another project with you today.  Fellow Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators from all over the globe are participating, so we have lots of fun projects to share with you. I hope you get loads of inspiration from them. You may have started here, or arrived from Anastasia Radloff’s fabulous blog.  Either way, you’re in the right place.

I was inspired to create my card when I saw this card by Artisan design Team Member, Stesha Bloodhart. I just loved the white splattered look, with the vellum and sparkles, so I set about making it my own, using different colours and introducing a different fold – a Corner Tuck Fold card. I also used the beautiful Champagne Rhinestones which look lovely with the Petal Pink.

A closer look.

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This pic shows the corner untucked.

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the inside

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Supplies used:

Stamps: – Happy Birthday to You (free during Sale-A-Bration when you spend AU$90)

Card: –Merry Merlot, Sahara Sand, Petal Pink, Shimmery White, Vellum

Ink : – Versamark, Merry Merlot, Sahara Sand, Whisper White, 

Tools: – Aqua Pen, Birthday Dies, Subtle Embossing Folder

Embellishments: – Champagne Rhinestones, White embossing powder

I hope my card inspires you.  Please add a comment and let me know what you liked about it before clicking the next image to hop to Shirley Merker’s blog in the United States to see what fun ideas she has to share.

Thanks for hopping with us. 

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Here is a list of hoppers in case you get off the trail:

Shirley Merker
Tracy Held
Sue Boerner
Sandra Roberts
Sandy Ward
Sue McDonald
Arlene Carter
Anastasia Radloff
Annette McMillan

All the supplies used in my design can be ordered through my online store here.

If you live in Australia and don’t already have a Stampin’ Up demonstrator, I would be delighted to have you join me. Click “Contact Me” at the top of this page or click here to get the conversation started. Thanks!

If you would like to purchase Stampin’ Up! products at a discount and/or run your own business I would love to have you join my team of demonstrators. Click “Contact Me” at the top of this page or click here. I would love to hear from you.

That’s it for now, thanks for hopping by……………………………………………………..…………..til next time

Netty xx



February Paper Crafting Blog Hop- Power of Hope

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Welcome to this month’s Paper Crafting Blog Hop featuring Sale-A-Bration products.  I am excited to share another project with you today.  Fellow Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators from all over the globe are participating, so we have lots of fun projects to share with you. I hope you get loads of inspiration from them. You may have started here or arrived from Krissi Hannah’s fabulous blog.  Either way, you’re in the right place.

 

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I was inspired by a trifold card on Sharon Burkert’s blog here.  I loved Sharon’s project and, like her, I am fond of Black and White and a touch of red. However, I couldn’t just copy her card for this hop, so I used the design but different elements.

I started with the Bermuda Bay Card Base and then added the Lovely Lily Impressions DSP. Then I had to choose between using the Lovely Lily Pad stamp set and the matching Dies, and the Power of Hope Bundle. I chose the latter, then I realised that I had used Bermuda Bay and the Stone 3D Embossing Folder last Hop. Oh well, I did say that I love both!

 

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After I had put the stone texture on the top flap, I swiped that panel with a Whisper White Inkpad to bring the panel to life. I then paper-pieced the kimono with a slightly different pattern of the DSP. From there, I just kept adding elements like the twine and sequins.

 

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Theses pics show how the circle panel sits inside the circular “hole” in the top flap.

 

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And finally, I added the greeting panel with a strip of DSP, sequins and a little lantern.  Can you see how I made a fringe on the lantern with the twine? 

 

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Supplies used:

Stamps: –Power of Hope Bundle (stamp set of same name and Stone 3D Embossing Folder-free during Sale-A-Bration when you spend AU$180), Sending You Thoughts (free during Sale-A-Bration when you spend AU$90), Happy Birthday to You(free during Sale-A-Bration when you spend AU$90)

Card: – Bermuda Bay, Whisper White, Lily Impressions DSP (free during Sale-A-Bration when you spend AU$90)

Ink : – Whisper White, Memento Tuxedo Black, So Saffron, Melon Mambo, 

Tools: – Layering Circles Dies, Stitched So Sweetly Dies (January-June Mini Catalogue), Aqua Pen

Embellishments: – Metallic Bakers Twine and Sequin Combo (free during Sale-A-Bration when you spend AU$90)

I hope you get some inspiration from my card.  Please add a comment and let me know what you liked about it before clicking the next image to hop to Maureen Rauchfuss’s blog in the United States to see what fun ideas she has to share.

Thanks for hopping with us. 

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Here is a list of hoppers in case you get off the trail:

Shirley Merker
Tracy Held
Sue Boerner
Terri Stewart
Sandra Roberts
Sandy Ward
Krissi Hannah
Annette McMillan YOU ARE HERE!
Maureen Rauchfuss

 

All the supplies used in my design can be ordered through my online store here.

If you live in Australia and don’t already have a Stampin’ Up demonstrator, I would be delighted to have you join me. Click “Contact Me” at the top of this page or click here to get the conversation started. Thanks!

If you would like to purchase Stampin’ Up! products at a discount and/or run your own business I would love to have you join my team of demonstrators. Click “Contact Me” at the top of this page or click here. I would love to hear from you.

That’s it for now, thanks for hopping by………………………..til next time

Netty xx

Paper Crafting Blog Hop -Feels Like Frost Specialty Designer Series Paper

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I hope you are enjoying our Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator’s Blog Hop featuring Gift Packaging projects. Fellow demonstrators from all over the globe are participating so we have a wide range of fun projects to share with you. You may have arrived from Katie Johnson’s blog. She had a fabulous project!

I wanted to use the Feels Like Frost Specialty Designer Series Paper, even though we don’t have frosty or snowy Christmases in Australia, because I just love this paper. I decided to use the silver-foiled side and I wanted to make a treat sized gift package. This is small enough to hang on the Christmas tree but will hold a good number of treats or small gifts, or even cash.

I found a design I liked on Youtube by Crafty Caroline. Here is the link.

I punched a hole through the top tabs and threaded some of the stunning Seaside Spray Ribbon through. I added a simple tag and some some Rhinestones.

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Supplies used:

Card: – Night of Navy, Seaside Spray, Feels Like Frost Specialty Designer Series Paper

Ink : – Night of Navy Marker

Tools: – Simply Scored Scoring Tool, Paper Snips

Embellishments: – Seaside Spray 6.4mm Metallic Ribbon, Basic Jewel Rhinestones, Noble Peacock Rhinestones.

What do you think? Please add a comment and let me know what you liked about my design.

Thanks for hopping with us. Now click the next image to zoom to Shirley Merker’s blog in the United States to see what fun ideas she has designed.

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Here is a list of hoppers in case you get off the trail!

Shirley Merker
Tracy Held
Sue Boerner
Sandra Roberts
Sandy Ward
Sue McDonald
Katie Johnson
Annette McMillan YOU ARE HERE!

All the supplies used in my design can be ordered through my online store here.

If you live in Australia and don’t already have a Stampin’ Up demonstrator, I would be delighted to have you join me. Click “Contact Me” above to get the conversation started. Thanks!

If you would like to purchase Stampin’ Up! products at a discount and/or run your own business I would love to have you join my team of demonstrators. Click “Contact Me” above. I would love to hear from you.

That’s it for now, thanks for hopping by………………………..til next time

Netty xx

Paper Crafting Blog Hop Brightly Gleaming Specialty Designer Paper

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I hope you are enjoying our Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator’s Blog Hop featuring CHRISTMAS projects. Fellow demonstrators from all over the globe are participating so we have a wide range of fun projects to share with you. You may have arrived from Terri Stewart’s blog. She had a fabulous project!

I wanted to use the Brightly Gleaming Specialty Designer Paper but I haven’t purchased the coordinating Christmas Gleaming stamp set and Gleaming Ornament punch pack. I decided to use the Merry Christmas to All stamp set. This set was carried over from 2018-19 Holiday Catalogue to the current Annual Catalogue. It has coordinating Dies and good sized sentiments.

I really liked the card at the top of p31 of the Holiday Catalogue. So I kinda cased that card using what I had on hand and I like what I came up with.

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Supplies used:

Stamp Set: – Merry Christmas to All Stamp Set

Card: – Mossy Meadow , Very Vanilla, Copper Foil Sheets

Ink : – Mossy Meadow

Tools: – Stitched Nested Labels Dies

Accessories: – Brightly Gleaming Foil Elements, Dimensionals.

What do you think? Please add a comment and let me know what you liked about my design.

Thanks for hopping with us. Now click the next image to zoom to Shirley Merker’s blog in the United States to see what fun ideas she has designed.

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Here is a list of hoppers in case you get off the trail!

Shirley Merker
Tracy Held
Sue Boerner
Sandra Roberts
Sandy Ward
Sue McDonald
Terri Stewart
Annette McMillan YOU ARE HERE!

All the supplies used in my design can be ordered through my online store here.

If you live in Australia and don’t already have a Stampin’ Up demonstrator, I would be delighted to have you join me. Click “Contact Me” above to get the conversation started. Thanks!

If you would like to purchase Stampin’ Up! products at a discount and/or run your own business I would love to have you join my team of demonstrators. Click “Contact Me” above. I would love to hear from you.

That’s it for now, thanks for hopping by………………………..til next time

Netty xx