Skip to main content

Thank You with Stampin Friends

Welcome to the Stampin Friends October Blog Hop.  I hope your are ready to see lots of inspiring  Thanksgiving creations.  

We don't celebrate Thanksgiving in Australia like in the US, but it is always nice to show how much we appreciate what someone has done for you, so I've made a "Thank You" set featuring the Detailed Dragonfly thinlets.




I "smooched" a watercolour background using Fresh Fig, Berry Burst and Powder Pink, then die cut 2 sets of dragonflies in Berry burst and one in Powder Pink and adhered together - this give a similar look to the "eclipse technique".


The Rose Wonder set had the perfect sized "thank you" for my card, I stamped on vellum and clear embossed it, then all that was left was to add a touch of bling with some sequins.

I double cut a larger butterfly in Fresh Fig and Powder Pink and added some Metallic Silver thread between them before adding to my Hexagonal Window Box - the ribbon is just tied around the lid



We have a give away again this month, don't forget to comment on my post and continue through the hop for a chance to win this great giveaway - you have til Next Thursday October 26th to participate:






Thanks for visiting today, I hope you enjoyed viewing my project.  I would love to update you when I create a post! If you would like to receive an email from me when I do Click Here. You can also subscribe for my newsletter for Stampin' Up news, updates and Sales. 
Items Featured in todays project:

 Window Box Thinlets       Detailed Dragonfly Thinlets


Love a Sale! Take advantage of this great offer in October



Why not turn something you love into so much more....By joining my team and getting the Stampin' Up!® Starter kit for $169 and you get to choose $235 of ANY current Stampin' Up!® product when you join - such a great offer, too good to miss!  I would LOVE to welcome you to my team - Ink Obsession, why not JOIN NOW
When shopping  remember to use the current Hostess code displayed at the top of my blog at the check out and you will be eligible for a Thank You gift for for shopping with me  - Learn more here - be sure to click YES that you allow me as your demonstrator to contact you in your account settings otherwise I won't be able to forward your Thank You gift. 

Comments

  1. Thank you for sharing your projects!

    ReplyDelete
  2. Love the smooching technique. Colors are awesome!

    ReplyDelete
  3. I love your smooching technique and color combo! gorgeous!

    ReplyDelete
  4. Love your smooched background - nice projects!!

    ReplyDelete
  5. Love the dragonfly set. I need to use it more. #SFbloghop2017 kbeemer1@gmail.com

    ReplyDelete
  6. Cool "smooching" technique. Awesome projects. #SFbloghop2017

    ReplyDelete
  7. So pretty - love the soft colors and the dragonflies.

    #SFbloghop2017
    isoscia@aol.com

    ReplyDelete
  8. Such a pretty color combo and great card!!! Thanks for sharing!

    ReplyDelete
  9. oooooooooo ... love that background!!!

    ReplyDelete
  10. Lovely color combination! I always enjoy seeing your cards and projects--beautiful work! Thanks for a chance to win! #SFbloghop2017

    ReplyDelete
  11. Wow!! All my favourite colours on one card with dragonflies. Love the smooching technique too. Absolutely stunning card Sue!

    ReplyDelete
  12. Hello, Sue, Wow, I love your background it looks amazing, I haven't heard much about this technique I will have to look it up. Any shade of Pink to Purple rock with me. They such happy colours, some of the most prettiest flowers are Pink. I too like to raise the Thinlits Images or Letters and Numbers this way it makes them far more sturdier than Dimensionals and easier too. Once again a super card for any occasion.

    ReplyDelete
  13. Such a pretty set of projects.

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Thanks for taking the time to write a comment - you have made my day!

Popular posts from this blog

Thinking of Botanical Butterflies | Crazy Crafters Blog Hop with Wendy Cranford

Welcome to our Crazy Crafters Blog hop with special guest Wendy Cranford for the USA. Wendy is a super talented crafter,  you may be familiar with her blog Luvin Stampin, it's full of amazing projects that are bound to inspire you.
As a Crazy Crafter, our task is to CASE (copy and selectively edit) one of Cathy's creations, I decided on the below card, I just adored the simple lay out.

Like Wendy, I've made use of the beautiful Botanical Butterfly Designer Series Paper - it's just gorgeous.... and can be yours FREE with a qualifying purchase during Sale-A-Bration, here's my Wendy inspired creation:


I was taken by the delicate detail of this imagery, I paired up with stitched scallop edge from the Be Mine framelits - I can't believe that I missed this framelit when I first looked at the set - I must have been too excited by all the hearts. To add height to my scalloped layers I added a layer of corrugated embossed cardstock.


The sentiment is from Climbing Roses, and…

Floating away with Tropical Chic

How quickly time goes by, it's another All Star Tutorial blog hop already! I'm always looking for new techniques and ideas, and follow a number of paper crafters -there is always so much to learn and seeing one project can open up inspiration for another.

Have you ever seen a project and just had to give it a try? My creation today is a inspired by all the Floating Frame cards I have been seeing, I just had to make one,.. but I was soon to discover that it wasn't going to be easy, search as I did, the wonderful Press & Seal still remains illusive to me here in Australia, whilst there is a Costco in Adelaide, it's a long drive so we don't have a membership, likewise the online options I located are just not cost effective, so I came up with an alternative approach for my card - my solution = a floating card front!



The first phase was to find a stamp set with medium to large die cuts, I opted for my one of my favorite sets, Tropical Chic, then to stamp and die cut …

Delicate Lace with Magnolia Lane

Well hello Saturday! What a long week that was, so happy to creative today, it feels like it's been ages! To get me in the mood I went to my favourite challenge blogs for some inspiration, and I chose this sketch:


For today's creation I've mixed some old with the new - Delicate Lace edge dies with Magnolia Lane Designer Series Paper. I decided to turn the sketch on the side, it seemed to show of the lovely flowers better.



This DSP is just gorgeous, a mix of floral and stripes all using a beautiful colour palette - yes, it did have me with pink, but honestly if you replaced pink with a purple or yellow it would still be an amazing DSP.




Thanks for visiting today, I hope you enjoyed viewing my project. Stay tuned for more inspiration and tips this month. If you live in Australia and don't already have a demonstrator I'd love love to be yours. 


Stamp sets & Framelits: Delicate Lace Dies, Stitched Shapes Dies,Layering Ovals Dies. Special Celebrations Stamp Set Ink:Mossy …