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Scrapbooking Global Blog Hop – Trusty Tools

Hi friends, For our Scrapbooking Global Blog Hop we are following a sketch by our Guest Designer Margaret Hammersley Spencer. This is my second blog hop today and I’m on a roll with the masculine themed projects. For this layout I’ve used the Trusty Tools bundle.

For the first time I created an 8″ x 8″ page adding the Fresh as a Daisy DSP and Tartan Foil DSP on my base. This might become a new favourite as I’m loving the more condensed version where I can still preserve memories in a more compact way.

I coloured in some tools with Stampin’ Blends and the tool box was blended in Sweet Sorbet using a Blending Brush. I added a few little additions with some leftover Silver Foil I had. Silver Foil is making a much anticipated return in the 2024-2025 Annual Catalogue which is sure to please everyone.

My sentiment was added directly onto the tool box for a personalised touch. This would make a great gift for Father’s Day with some pictures of Dad added in those frames.

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Thank you for stopping by my blog today and I hope you have been inspired to scrap your memories and perhaps create a gift with them.

Please follow our hop through for lots more inspiration using this great sketch.

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Scrapbook Sunday Blog Hop – Let’s go Fishing

It’s time for another Scrapbook Sunday Blog Hop with the Crafty Collaborations team. I’m using the Let’s go Fishing Designer Series Paper which has some lovely generic neutral designs in addition to it’s fishing themed images.

For the top of my design I angled a small strip of DSP. This was balanced with a strip of the same DSP at the bottom and the largest DSP panel which were both placed at the same angle.

I wanted to create space for smaller photos as well as a feature larger photo. Using the Stylish Shapes dies square die I created my polaroid look photo frames. At the back of it I added some Gray Granite mattes for the photos. Some Black and White photos would look great in these 3 smaller frames with a colour photo for the larger frame.

I’ve also used the Beauty of the Deep bundle for some stamped and die cut images adding some fussy cut fish from the DSP to swim around my page.

The large frame was placed straight to ground all the different angles that were on the page, bringing it together with another strip of DSP at the bottom.

This Designer Series Paper coordinates with the Let’s go Fishing bundle which will be carrying over into the new Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalogue. The paper is currently on our Last Chance sale and reduced to $10.87 (from $21.75), Grab yourself a pack (or two) of this while supplies last.

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Monochromatic Starry Sky – Rock & Roll

Happy Saturday friends, It’s lovely to be able to share with you my first card using the Rock Star bundle. I’m a fan of all music stamp sets so this particular suite was going to end up with me at some stage. I just got it in last week and I love all the fun options that are available with the stamps, dies, embellishments and the black and white Designer Series Paper. It’s a great guy set and those black and white papers are so versatile.

I followed the sketch from Freshly Made Sketches #fms626 . I started by inking up my guitar in Tuxedo Black. Then I wiped back the neck end of the guitar with a paper towel and coloured the stamp with the Starry Sky Stampin’ Write Marker. I added any details that may have come off with the Basic Black Stampin’ Write Marker. Then I stamped and die cut the image. On top of this I stamped a texture image from the Of Art & Texture stamp set. This is part of our Online Exclusives range. I really love how this stamp added just that little bit of colour to the image.

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For the background some Shimmery White Embossing Paste was coloured with Starry Sky ink refill before application. The shimmer is so much fun and adds to the rock star look of this card. I applied it fairly thick as I wanted a more uneven, textured look.

I die cut a circle using the Stylish Shapes dies and added some blending through a mask. This was cut in half to form the sketch. The guitar was added on top with a pick die cut from Silver Foil. To complete the card I added a heat embossed sentiment with a little star from the embellishments in the Rock & Roll suite.

Thank you for stopping by and I hope you have a lovely weekend and a long weekend if you are in Melbourne!

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Father’s Day Card for the Camping Dad

Blessed Sunday to you! Continuing with my ‘Dads’ theme which I’ve been focusing on my Facebook Page this week, I’ve got an outdoor themed card for the Dad who loves camping. The Campology stamp set is a favourite of mine for masculine cards.

I’m playing along with Caseing the Catty Sunday Challenge where we are casing a Christmas Tree project from the July – December 2022 Mini Catalogue, the 2022-2023 Annual Catalogue or the Sale-a-bration Catalogue. I’m CASEing this card from Page 14 of the Jul-Dec Mini Catalogue which uses the Regal Reindeer Bundle.

I flipped the card horizontal and used the Tailor Made Tags Dies to blend ink to resemble the project I was CASEing. Blending Parakeet Party and Evening Evergreen with a Blending Brush, I then stamped the trees in Evening Evergreen. I added some embossing pasge to resemble the snow which was in the original card. The Embossing paste picked up the green which was blended under and you can see the stamped trees under the light layer of embossing which adds to the rustic feel of this card.

The kettle and cup images were stamped in Soft Suede and coloured with Stampin’ Blends. I stamped the handles twice and fussy cut to attach behind the main image. A strip of the Sale-A-Bration Silver & Gold Foil DSP was added behind the tag in line with the sketch I was CASEing.

At this stage I really wanted to add a bit ‘extra’ and couldn’t go past those leaves from the Stylish Sketches stamp set. This has got to be my favourite Sale-A-Bration product as I just love the images in it. You can get this set FREE with a $90 order.

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Awow Blog Hop – Sketch 101

Hi friends, Welcome to our Around the World on Wednesday Blog Hop where on the second Wednesday of each month we share creative inspiration using Stampin’ Up! products. This month we have a sketch challenge – my favourite type to work with.

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Sketches offer a great starting point for a project. Today you will see the different looks you can get with just 1 sketch and I hope you give it a try.

Each week on my Facebook Page, I feature a product and this week it’s the Home & Garden Bundle. So I’ve incorporated it with this layout to create a card for Dad. Great for a birthday card or for Father’s Day this has been combined with the He’s the Man suite from our new Catalogue.

The sentiment was inked in Versamark and Early Espresso and heat embossed with Clear Embossing Powder. I felt that it needed to be a little bit darker so I coloured over the embossing with SU100 Stampin’ Blend which made it stand out. The oval was coloured with some Natural Tones Stampin’ Blends and I added the texture stamp from the Nature’s Harvest stamp set which gave it an old leather look which I loved.

I hope you have enjoyed my take on this sketch and stop by my Facebook Page to see me make it on my Creative Escape FB Live tonight.

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Teri West – US

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