Grateful for InKing Royalty Blog Hop

 

Welcome to InKing Royalty’s November Blog Hop! This year’s Blog Hop themes are inspired by a single word – and this month our projects are centered around GRATEFUL. Thanksgiving is tomorrow, and we are grateful you’ve stopped by. We are excited to share our Thanksgiving-themed or grateful-centered projects with you! After you read my post, I hope you’ll hop over to the next person on the list at the base of this post.

The card I made is definitely a “grateful” card, but with a more monotone look to it.  My colors came from probably my most favorite designer series paper of all time, The Come To Gather DSP.

 

Stampin' Up!, Gathering Leaves, Come to gather, Jackie Beers

 

I have probably used every single piece of this DSP.  Today I paired two that are both of the same tone.  Maybe I misspoke on them being monochromatic.  Whatever they are, I love them!!

I die cut leaves using the Gathering Leaves Dies from Mint Macaron and Pretty Peacock.  The die both embosses and cuts the leaves.  I then added Clear Wink of Stella to the leaves for some sparkle.  I decided to add a touch more and went with the Leaf Punch and punched two leaves using the Mercury Glass Designer Acetate.

The sentiment is from A Big Thank You stamp set and is stamped using Pretty Peacock Ink.  It was then cut with the Stitched Rectangle Dies.  The background sentiment  layer is cut with these dies as well.  The sentiment layer was shortened using the technique of matching up the “stitched lines”.  I completed the card with a Whisper White Baker’s Twine bow.

For me It was very difficult to leave all of that open space.  But I sat on my hands and wouldn’t allow myself to add more!  LOL!!!

Thank you for stopping by today.  I hope you’ll hop along to the next stop on the blog hop, Brian King at Stamp With Brian. There’s lots of inspiration to be found in this group – and you don’t want to miss it!

 

Thank you for hopping along with us. If you get stuck during the Blog Hop, please use this line-up as a guide:

  1. Brian King at Stamp with Brian
  2. Sue Jackson at Just Peachy Stamping
  3. Linda Krueger at The Stamp Coach
  4. Julie DiMatteo at The Paper Pixie
  5. Sheryl Abernathy at Elegant Sentiments
  6. Ann Murray at Murray Stamps Ink
  7. Pam Morris at Tap Tap Stamp
  8. Lynn Kolcun at Avery’s Owlery
  9. Sheryl Sharp at Sharp Notes by Sheryl
  10. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping  ← YOU ARE HERE

 

 

REMINDER:  The time is running out for the Christmastime Is Here suite of products, which includes the Christmas Rose Bundle.  They will be gone after November 30th.

 

HOST CODE

My November Host Code is BT4ZSDCJ.  Please use this code for orders under $150.00.  I will have a small perk for those with orders over $50.00.

UPDATES:

 

The new Stampin’ Up! Paper Trimmer has been revealed!!  It is available for order by Demonstrators on October 1.  Here is a picture of it.  I will be giving you my opinion after the beginning of the month.  I cannot wait and I hope you will be just as excited!  The trimmer will be available for customer orders beginning on November 1st.  WooHoo!!

 

 

CHRISTMASTIME IS HERE SUITE BUNDLE:   This can be ordered as a Suite Bundle with everything pictured, or individually to get just the pieces you want.  The products will be available on November 1 for customers to order.

 

 


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Wishing You Well

I have not shared the Nature’s Beauty stamp set very much.  It is on the last page of the Stampin’ Up! Holiday Catalog.  Stampin’ Up! is donating $3.00 from every stamp set sale to Mental Health Organizations.  Besides the great charity surrounding the set, it is a really beautiful set.  So I felt it needed some more Love from me!

 

 

All but the sentiment is from the Nature’s Beauty stamp set.  The sentiment is from the Merry Moose stamp set.

I went back to an “old school” technique for the trees.  I wanted a Fall look to them.  So I used my Stampin’ Write Markers to color on the Red Rubber stamps of the trees.  The trees are actually two different stamps, a double tree and a single tree.  I used Merry Merlot, Mango Melody, Pumpkin Pie, Cajun Craze, Soft Suede, Crumb Cake, and Old Olive to color the trees.  I stamped the leaves on the ground using Old Olive, Cajun Craze, and Mango Melody all stamped off once first.  There are green “hills” on the stamps, so I added a few more with the fine tip of the Old Olive Stampin’ Write Marker.  I really hate that you cannot purchase a single marker any longer. 🙁

The little racoon guy is stamped in Early Espresso and colored with Stampin’ Blends.  As a final touch for the scene, I wrapped Old Olive Linen Thread around two of the corners.

Thank you so much for checking in today.  I hope you will give some love to older techniques, or at least some you h ave not used in a while.  Tomorrow is the monthly InKing Royalty Blog Hop.  Please come by and Hop Along with us.

Reminder:  The Christmas Rose suite of products only has another week and they will be gone.  You can look back at a few of the cards I have shared by clicking HERE , HERE, and HERE.

 

HOST CODE

My November Host Code is BT4ZSDCJ.  Please use this code for orders under $150.00.  I will have a small perk for those with orders over $50.00.

UPDATES:

 

The new Stampin’ Up! Paper Trimmer has been revealed!!  It is available for order by Demonstrators on October 1.  Here is a picture of it.  I will be giving you my opinion after the beginning of the month.  I cannot wait and I hope you will be just as excited!  The trimmer will be available for customer orders beginning on November 1st.  WooHoo!!

 

 

CHRISTMASTIME IS HERE SUITE BUNDLE:   This can be ordered as a Suite Bundle with everything pictured, or individually to get just the pieces you want.  The products will be available on November 1 for customers to order.

 

 


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Country Love

I am going to attempt to share only Fall and Thanksgiving cards this week.  Christmas is almost upon us and I don’t want to skip over Thanksgiving.  Although, I believe most of us have done that already.

 

 

I am thrilled with how this card came together.  My “Go To” Fall designer series paper has been the Come To Gather DSP.  I love every single piece in the package.  And both sides of each piece!  This is a print that I do not believe I have used previously.

The stamp set is the Country Home from the Annual Catalog.  I was thrilled that it carried over and it pairs so well with the Gathering Leaves in the Holiday catalog.  Everything except the “LOVE” is from the Country Home stamp set.  I stamped and then used a variety of Stampin’ Blends to color the arrangement.

The beautiful LOVE is from the So Many Stars stamp set.  There is a LOVE in the Country Home set, but this one had previously caught my eye.  I really adore the font of this one.

Thank you for dropping by today.  I hope you will return tomorrow for another new project.

 

HOST CODE

My November Host Code is BT4ZSDCJ.  Please use this code for orders under $150.00.  I will have a small perk for those with orders over $50.00.

UPDATES:

 

The new Stampin’ Up! Paper Trimmer has been revealed!!  It is available for order by Demonstrators on October 1.  Here is a picture of it.  I will be giving you my opinion after the beginning of the month.  I cannot wait and I hope you will be just as excited!  The trimmer will be available for customer orders beginning on November 1st.  WooHoo!!

 

 

CHRISTMASTIME IS HERE SUITE BUNDLE:   This can be ordered as a Suite Bundle with everything pictured, or individually to get just the pieces you want.  The products will be available on November 1 for customers to order.

 

 


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Tags for Fall

Sunday was the Fall card swap I do with my Stamp Club.  I made tags for the little baskets everyone places the cards into.  My favorite suite of products for Fall, and maybe in the Holiday Catalog, is the Gather Together products.    Of course that is what I used to make the name tags.

I am not very good at the infinity shots that some take of a group of cards and other products they have mass produced.  But I think you can see how cute these are.

 

 

I really adore the leaves from the Gathering Leaves Dies, part of the Gather Together Bundle.  They are perfectly sized, but best of all they emboss and cut at the same time.  Whoever invented dies that do that are some of my favorite people!!  I cut the three different sizes in different colors.  I used Merry Merlot, Crumb Cake and Pear Pizzaz for the leaves.

The sentiment is from the Gather Together stamp set and is stamped in Pretty Peacock.  I chose all of the colors from that wonderful plaid designer series paper.  The shape of the sentiment is from the Story Label Punch.  I also used the Delightful Tag Topper Punch for the top of the tag, but then I covered it up with the leaves.

The names were printed off the computer and then layered on Pretty Peacock card stock.  The finishing touch was the piece of Burlap Ribbon with a Linen Thread tiny bow.

The tag itself is 2 X 5, and the DSP is 1 7/8 X 4 7/8.  The name layer depended on the size of the name. 🙂  I see these as being re-made for a Thanksgiving party as place tags or for food names.  The thought is to just turn the placement of the decorations.  Make them 4 X 5 folded in half to 2 X 5 and sitting on the table with the decorations in top left corner or across the top.  I will post a picture of that once I get them made.  This is in my brain right now!

Before I go, have you seen the extra post I did yesterday about the upcoming Flash Sale?  Here are the flyers with the stamp sets that will be included in the sale.  15% off is a pretty good deal in my book!

 

HOST CODE

My October Host Code is BD2FGFTK.  Please use this code for orders under $150.00.  I will have a small perk for those with orders over $50.00.

UPDATES:

 

The new Stampin’ Up! Paper Trimmer has been revealed!!  It is available for order by Demonstrators on October 1.  Here is a picture of it.  I will be giving you my opinion after the beginning of the month.  I cannot wait and I hope you will be just as excited!  There is not a date yet as to when it will be available for customer orders.  However, you can place it on a Starter Kit!!  Hint, Hint !!

 

 

CHRISTMASTIME IS HERE SUITE BUNDLE:   This can be ordered as a Suite Bundle with everything pictured, or individually to get just the pieces you want.  The products will be available on November 1 for customers to order.

 

 


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Gather Thanks

I have shared several cards using the Gather Together Bundle.  I think it is a perfect Fall, and Thanksgiving set.  So I have it again today for a color challenge.

 

 

My card was too dark, so I tried lightening it so you could see the sparkle and the detail of the background.  From here it looks out of sorts.  I apologize!!  These Iphone updates are killing my picture production.

I paired Blackberry Bliss with Mint Macaron and Crumb Cake for the color challenge.  I was immediately impressed with how well the Blackberry Bliss blended with the lighter colors instead of overpowering.  To reward it for being so nice, I made it the focal point with the Tin Tile Embossing Folder.

The leaves are cut using the dies from the Gather Together Bundle.  They are amazing!!  They emboss and cut at the same time.  I love a tool that multi-tasks for me.  To give a bit of shimmer, I added some Clear Wink of Stella to each of the leaves.

The sentiment is from the stamp set and it is cut using the Stitched Nested Labels Dies.   That piece is finished off with just a little bow tied from the Nature’s Twine bundle of twine in Blackberry Bliss as well.

Thank you for stopping by today.  Please come back tomorrow for one final project for the week.  I am still trying to get the photo adjustments working!

 

HOST CODE

My October Host Code is BD2FGFTK.  Please use this code for orders under $150.00.  I will have a small perk for those with orders over $50.00.

UPDATES:

 

The new Stampin’ Up! Paper Trimmer has been revealed!!  It is available for order by Demonstrators on October 1.  Here is a picture of it.  I will be giving you my opinion after the beginning of the month.  I cannot wait and I hope you will be just as excited!  There is not a date yet as to when it will be available for customer orders.  However, you can place it on a Starter Kit!!  Hint, Hint !!

 

 

CHRISTMASTIME IS HERE SUITE BUNDLE:   This can be ordered as a Suite Bundle with everything pictured, or individually to get just the pieces you want.  The products will be available on November 1 for customers to order.

 

 


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Mercury Pumpkin for InKing Royalty Blog Hop

 

Welcome to InKing Royalty’s September Blog Hop! This year’s Blog Hop themes are inspired by a single word – and this month our projects are centered around AUTUMN. There is so much to love about the transition from summer to winter, and we are excited to share our Autumn-themed projects with you today! After you read my post, I hope you’ll hop over to the next person on the list at the base of this post.

For me Autumn or Fall is falling leaves, pumpkins, and plaid flannel shirt.  So I have created a card with these things in mind.  The icing on the cake is the new Mercury Vellum that Stampin’ Up! has debuted in the Holiday Catalog.

 

Stampin' Up!, Harvest Hellos, Mercury Vellum, Gather Together, Jackie Beers

 

This card includes all of the things I mentioned as describing Autumn/ Fall to me.  It is actually layers of the things I love.  I used two different pieces of the Come To Gather Designer Series Paper.  The Merry Merlot and Cajun Craze background are layered with the gorgeous multi-color plaid.

The Mercury Vellum is one of my new favorites.  It is a bit thicker than regular vellum card stock.  I stamped on it with Black StaZon Ink.  Then I used the Apple Punch from the Harvest Hellos Bundle to punch the vellum as well as the Cajun Craze layer behind it.  I felt like it looked better with the Cajun Craze showing through the clear spaces than the plaid from my banner.  Although there is nothing wrong with a plaid pumpkin in my book!

The apple punch includes a stem and leaf.  I punched just the leaf from Pretty Peacock card stock and adhered it along with the stem, made from Copper Trim Ribbon, to the back of the pumpkin.  The embossed leaves are from the Gathering Leaves Dies.  I love that they emboss and cut at the same time.

The sentiment is from the Gather Together Stamp set.  It pairs with the Gathering Leaves Dies.  The sentiment is punched out using the Timeless Label Punch.  I added just a touch of bling to one corner of the sentiment piece by adding a silver Metallic Pearl.

Thank you for stopping by today.  I hope you’ll hop along to the next stop on the blog hop, Sue Jackson at Just Peachy Stamping. There’s lots of inspiration to be found in this group – and you don’t want to miss it!

Thank you for hopping along with us. If you get stuck during the Blog Hop, please use this line-up as a guide:

  1. Brian King at Stamp with Brian
  2. Linda Krueger at The Stamp Coach
  3. Lynn Kolcun at Avery’s Owlery
  4. Robbye Hamilton at Miss Hammie’s Crafts
  5. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  6. Sue Jackson at Just Peachy Stamping
  7. Shawn de Oliveira at Shawn Stamps
  8. Jennifer Spiller at Westside Paper Creations
  9. Candy Ford at Stamp Candy
  10. Sheryl Sharp at Sharp Notes by Sheryl
  11. Julie DiMatteo at The Paper Pixie

 

HOST CODE

My September Host Code is VYHZ6ZM2.  Please use this code for orders under $150.00.  I will have a small perk for those with orders over $50.00.

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September 2019 DSP Sale Flyer


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