Stylin’ Stampin’ INKspiration: Love is in the Air

Hey there friends! What’s the weather like in your neck of the woods? For us here on the East coast (I’m on Cape Cod in Massachusetts), we’re expecting a snowy day. Nothing wrong with that… get to spend the day working on some projects for my weekend with the Cool Crops gals in Andover! But I know you didn’t come here today to talk about the weather… you came to see all the inspiration from the Stylin’ Stampin’ INKspiration design team! As you hop along, please be sure to comment and show some love on every blog! We are always excited to hear from our followers! You should have just left stop number 11 on the Stylin’ Stampin’ INKspiration Blog Hop – (Faith. Grace. Stamp with Jen G). If so, you are in the right spot. If a link doesn’t work or you get off track, you will find the full blog hop lineup below. Today we are all sharing our “love.” Theme for this month’s blog hop is “Love is in the Air.” So I choose to do a card using the adorable little hedgehogs from the Love You Lots Hostess stamp set. These sets are only available when you host

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Continuing to be Thankful… with the Stampin’ Up So Very Much Stamp Set

Only in New England would I be walking around with short sleeves and my capri leggings on today (in the house, but still!) and then expecting up to a foot of snow in a blizzard tomorrow, right? Crazy weather. It messed with my class schedule again this week. I had to postpone card class last week because of weather and tomorrow I had another class planned… ah well, we’ll do that next week instead, and I’ll have a snow day tomorrow. Too bad a snow day nowadays is just a regular ol’ work day when you work from home! It’s okay, though. I’m totally loving the full-time stampin’ life. It’s great! Anyway, I wanted to continue on with another sample I made using the So Very Much stamp set. It is one of the freebies you can earn during Sale-A-Bration. Do you ever get stuck when you’re trying to create? I do! In fact, I was having trouble getting started when I was working with this set so I went back to the Sale-A-Bration brochure where I found these samples: I actually did an exact copy of the card on the left (except I added some inking around the edges

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Showing Thanks with Stampin’ Up’s So Very Much Stamp Set

Happy Tuesday friends… I’m sharing another card I made with the “So Very Much” stamp set — one of the freebies currently available for Sale-A-Bration. Have you taken advantage of that yet? You don’t know what Sale-A-Bration is?? Well, it’s only the best time of the year for stampers… for every $50 you spend in Stampin’ Up product (you can shop HERE), you get to pick an exclusive item from the Sale-A-Bration brochure. Fun, right? There’s lots of great new toys, too, with the release of the Occasions Catalog last month. Today, though, I’m continuing my exploration of the “So Very Much” stamp set. One of the offerings from the Sale-A-Bration brochure. Here is a picture of that stamp set: I’ll admit this may not be the most exciting option to choose from the Sale-A-Bration catalog (I know it wasn’t my first choice), but now that I have it, it is truly a great work-horse on your stamp shelf. If you send a lot of “thank you” cards or have a big event like a wedding or something coming up, this might be a great option for you. Here is another card I made with this set: It’s yet another

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Stampin’ Up Thank You… So Very Much

Howdy Stampers! I had some fun this past weekend playing with one of my new Sale-A-Bration stamp sets. It’s called “So Very Much” and I found that it’s pretty difficult to make a real fussy card with this set…. And I think that’s a good thing! That means if you’re looking for a stamp set that you can make some adorable, fast and easy “thank you” cards (think mass producing) then this is it! I’m going to share a few of the cards that I made with this set over the next few days. This first one is a little different. I used my Layering Squares Framelits to cut out a window in a scrap piece of paper. Then I used the negative piece to sponge Crumb Cake ink in the square cut out that was left behind. I then just simply stamped the “Thank you sentiment using Early Espresso ink. I added a small piece of the dapper denim Washi tape from the Moroccan Designer washi tape to the bottom edge of the inked square. I then took a tiny strip of gold foil cardstock and snipped “banner” ends in each side. Finally, I punched out two Delightful Dijon

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