Stampin’ Up! Friends Are Like Seashells for The Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Good Thursday morning my stamping friends! Welcome to our Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop. I hope everyone is doing well today. If you are hopping over from Karen Finkle, thank you for stopping by my blog. This week we have a Theme Challenge. Be sure to take a moment to hop around to see everyone’s amazing projects. Here is my card using this weeks theme.

I used the Stampin’ Up! Friends Are Like Seashells Bundle for my card today along with the Sand & Sea Designer Series Paper.

I started by stamping the sand image from the Stampin’ Up! Friends Are Like Seashells Photopolymer Stamp Set in Sahara Sand Ink on the bottom of a panel of the Sand & Sea DSP and adhering it to a Sahara Sand card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. I adhered 2 small panels of the Sand & Sea DSP to Sahara Sand Mats using Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the 2 small matted panels to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. This DSP will be retiring on June 30th when the January-June 2021 Mini Catalog retires.

On a strip of Basic White cardstock I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Friends Are Like Seashells stamp set in Sahara Sand Ink. I adhered the sentiment to a strip of Sahara Sand cardstock, off centering it, and adhered the matted sentiment to the top of the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

On a panel of Basic White cardstock I stamped the sand image from the Friends Are Like Seashells stamp set in Sahara Sand Ink on the bottom corner of the panel. I stamped the seaweed images from the Friends Are Like Seashells stamp set in Pear Pizzazz Ink on top of the sand. I colored some of the seaweed in using my Granny Apple Green Stampin’ Blends Markers. On another panel of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the starfish image from the Friends Are Like Seashells stamp set in Cinnamon Cider Ink and the seashell image in Blushing Bride Ink. I cut the images out using the Seaside Shells Dies and adhered them to the small panel using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Sahara Sand mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the center of the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added a few Opal Rounds to the card front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment from the Friends Are Like Seashells stamp set in Sahara Sand Ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the sand image from the Friends Are Like Seashells stamp set on the bottom of the panel in Sahara Sand Ink. I stamped the seaweed images in Pear Pizzazz Ink on the sand image and colored some of the seaweed in using my Granny Apple Green Stampin’ Blends Markers. I adhered the Basic White panel to a Sahara Sand mat using Stampin’ Seal and then to the inside of the Sahara Sand card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To complete my card I decorated a Basic White Medium Envelope. I stamped the sand image from the Friends Are Like Seashells stamp set in Sahara Sand ink on the bottom front of the envelope. I stamped the seaweed images in Pear Pizzazz Ink on the sand image . I adhered a panel of the Sand & Sea DSP to the envelope flap.

Thank you for visiting my blog today. I hope you liked my card and will give it a try. Now that you’ve seen my card, take a minute to hop through all our projects today. If you click on the Next Blog button, you’ll go to Amy’s page. Or you can just click on the names below to go directly to all their blogs! Happy Hopping!!

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Sue Prather:

Karen Finkle:

Karen Ksenzakovic: You Are Here

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What are In Colors, anyway? In Colors consist of a limited-edition collection of colors. We come up with a new collection every year, and we release it around the same time as the release of our annual catalog! In each In Color collection, we’ll offer ink, paper, markers, and more. The catch? They’re only available to purchase for a period of two years, so stock up on your favorite In Color supplies while you can!

With the Expressions In Color kit, you can explore and experiment with our 2020–2022 and 2021–2023 In Color collections. Make a splash with awe-inspiring, ink-stained artistry!

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  • Kit contains enough supplies to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 designs—and coordinating envelopes. This all-inclusive kit includes printed card bases, die-cut paper pieces, embellishments, adhesive, and more!
  • Card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm)
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2″ x 5-3/4″ (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  • Coordinating colors: Bumblebee, Evening Evergreen, Fresh Freesia, Polished Pink
  • As always, this month’s kit features an exclusive stamp set. But, this month’s kit also includes not one, but two Classic Stampin’ Spots!
  • Comes in a cute, colorful, and collectible box.
  • Coordinates with products from the Expressions in Ink Suite (US | CA) (item #155459).

Subscribe to the June 2021 Paper Pumpkin Kit—Expressions In Color—between 11 May and 10 June at paperpumpkin.com!

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May is a fabulous time to join Stampin’ Up! because you’ll get even MORE FREE products in your customizable Starter Kit!  From May 4–31, you will get $125 USD  $155 worth of products for only $99 + free business supplies + free shipping + all the fun being a part of Stampin’ Up!!

PROMOTION DATES: 4–31 MAY 2021

  • New demonstrators who purchase their Starter Kit between May 4 and May 31 will be able to redeem $155 of Starter Kit eligible products for $99.
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In addition to the amazing added value to the Starter Kit, when you join Stampin’ Up! you get to be a part of our amazing community of crafters!  Plus, you get to enjoy sharing simple and fun crafting experiences with others, early access to products, and exclusive access to training events!  Demonstrators also get at least a 20% discount on all of the products that they purchase and there is no requirement to sell to anyone.  There is no risk and no penalty if you decide that being a Demonstrator isn’t right for you.  With this great deal, there is no reason not to join in May!!

If you have any questions about joining or being a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, please drop me a note at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com. If you want to read more about becoming a Demonstrator and the benefits of joining, head over to my Stampin’ Up! page HERE. I’d LOVE to have you on my team!!

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Stampin’ Rewards can be spent on any merchandise in either of the current catalogs, including the host exclusive items on pages 170-171 in the new Annual Catalog and page 88 in the January-June Mini Catalog!

PROMOTION DATES:  MAY 4 – JUNE 14, 2021

  • Workshop orders, customer orders, and online orders all qualify for the extra $25 in Stampin’ Rewards if they reach the $250 level.
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  • The extra $25 rewards are only valid once per order no matter how high the order total.
  • Starter Kit orders do not qualify for this promotion.
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  • Deadline to submit an order and receive the extra $25 in free Stampin’ Rewards:  June 14, 2021 at 11:50 PM (MT).

If you have any questions or would like me to set up a host code for you to see if you can collect $250 in orders for yourself, please drop me a note at creativestampingdesigns@gmail.com.  I’ll be happy to do that for you!

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Basic White Cardstock 2″ X 2″ (artwork), 1/4″ X 2 5/8″ (sentiment), 2″ x 2 1/2″ (shells), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner)
  • Sahara Sand Cardstock 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″), 2 1/8″ X 2 1/8″ (artwork mat), 2 – 1 5/8″ X 1 5/8″ (dsp mats), 1/4″ X 2 5/8″ (sentiment mat), 4 1/8″ X 5 3/8″ (inner liner mat)
  • Sand & Sea Designer Series Paper 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ (card front), 2 – 1 1/2″ X 1 1/2″ (card front panels), 2 1/2″ X 6″ (envelope flap)

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