Stampin’ Up! Meant to Be Sneak Peek for the Happy Inking Thursday and Happy Stampers Combined Blog Hop

We’re joining forces with Sandi MacIver’s Happy Stampers for our Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop again this week!  I used the Stampin’ Up! Meant to Be stamp set bundle from the upcoming 2019 Occasions Catalog (yep, couldn’t wait to start showing off the new stuff!!) to create my card for the Combined Blog Hop today.

Here are the colors that we’re using this week:

And here is the sketch that we’re using…if you squint and turn your head a bit, you can see the sketch in my card.  😉

I started by cutting a panel of Whisper White card stock with the Be Mine Stitched Framelits Dies (available Jan 3) and then embossing it with the Subtle Embossing Folder.  I adhered the embossed panel to a Gray Granite card base with SNAIL.  I wrapped a strand of Linen Thread around the panel twice and then tied one of the Corrugated Elements in the bow.  I colored one of the Heart Epoxy Droplets (available Jan 3) with a Dark Cherry Cobbler Stampin’ Blends Marker and then adhered it to the tag.

I stamped the heart image from the Meant to Be stamp set (available Jan 3) in Gray Granite ink on a panel of Whisper White card stock three times and then colored the flowers with the Cherry Cobbler Stampin’ Blends Combo Pack.  I added a little Mossy Meadow ink to the leaves with the fine point end of the Mossy Meadow Stampin’ Write Marker and then cut the images out with the coordinating Be Mine Stitched Framelits Dies.  The die cuts the inside solid heart and the stitched scalloped heart at the same time, so I adhered them back together with a little tape and then adhered the two upper hearts with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the lower heart with SNAIL.

I stamped the sentiment from the Meant to Be stamp set in Cherry Cobbler ink on a panel of Whisper White card stock and then ran it through the Big Shot with the stitched label die from the Needlepoint Elements Framelits Dies (available Jan 3).  I punched the sentiment out with the Pretty Label Punch and then adhered it to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I also added a Stampin’ Dimensional under the little tag to keep it in place.

I stamped the sentiment and hearts from the Meant to Be stamp set in Cherry Cobbler and Gray Granite inks on a panel of Whisper White card stock to finish the inside of the card.

Here is a picture of the awesome Meant to Be stamp and die bundle from the OnStage display board.  The die set is HUGE!  This bundle will be available to purchase beginning on January 3!

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what Shelagh Freemantle has created today.

And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

  1. Amy Koenders – You Are Here
  2. Shelagh Freemantle
  3. Mary Deatherage
  4. Kristi Gray
  5. Jaimie Babarczy
  6. Sue Prather
  7. Julie Johnston
  8. Eva Dobilas

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Gray Granite – 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ card base
  • Whisper White – 3-1/2″ x 5-1/2″ panel, three Be Mine Stitched Framelits die cuts, Pretty Label Punch, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)

Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project:

Stampin’ Up! Making Christmas Bright for the Stamp to Share International Design Team Blog Hop

We are back with another Stamp to Share International Design Team Blog Hop with Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators from all over the world!  This month we’re all making projects with the Making Christmas Bright stamp set bundle.  Here is my project:

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Stampin’ Up! Updates

I’ll be back a little later today with the Stamp to Share International Blog Hop, but I wanted to let you know a few updates


Stampin’ Up! posted the following update late yesterday afternoon:

Sales for the following products have exceeded our forecast and are continuing strong, resulting in a large number of backorders. Because backorders are so costly, we have made the decision to shut these items off effective immediately. Since these products cannot be sent from the manufacturer in time for the holidays, these item numbers will not be reactivated.

150095: Santa’s Workshop Cards You Can Make It Bundle
147905: Santa’s Workshop Memories & More Card Pack
147815: Santa’s Workshop Memories & More Cards & Envelopes

147816: Joyous Noel Specialty Designer Series Paper
147890: Festive Farmhouse Elements
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Stampin’ Up! Alpine Adventure for the Inkin’ Krew Blog Hop

Welcome back to another Inkin’ Krew blog hop!  Our very talented team is doing a blog hop featuring Stampin’ Up! products.  This month we are all creating projects with a “Merry Christmas or Happy Holidays” theme and I’m featuring the Alpine Adventure stamp set bundle for my project.

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Stampin’ Up! OnStage 2018 Recap!

Well…the Stampin’ Up! 30th Anniversary OnStage event is in the books!  We had a great time in Orlando and we collected quite a few new goodies along the way too!  I posted a huge pile of pictures of the display boards on my Facebook page this morning.  You can see them all here!

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Nineteen Stampin’ Up! Projects by Amy’s Inkin’ Krew Featured Stampers

I’m sharing a few projects created by some of my very talented Stampin’ Up! team members with you all today.

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Stampin’ Up! OnStage 2018 Sneak Peeks!

Oh my goodness…we’ve had 2 FULL days of Stampin’ Up! OnStage and we’ve got another full day today!  I thought that you all might like to see some sneak peeks of new products from the 2019 Occasions Catalog and the 2019 Sale-a-bration Catalog.  So let’s jump right in!

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Stampin’ Up! Happiness Surrounds for Fab Friday

I’m at the Stampin’ Up! OnStage event in Orlando through the weekend.  Yay!!!  I’ve posted some pictures out on my Facebook page, so go take a peek and you’ll see some awesome new things from the 2019 Occasions and Sale-a-bration catalogs!!  And I’ll be posting a bunch of pictures for you tomorrow so keep an eye on my blog and Facebook page for lots more sneak peeks!  🙂

I used the Stampin’ Up! Happiness Surrounds stamp set and Snowfall Thinlits Dies to create a birthday card for the Fab Friday color challenge this week.

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Stampin’ Up! Cambridge Carols for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

I used the Stampin’ Up! Cambridge Carols and Christmas Traditions stamp sets to create my card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop today.  We’ve got a sketch challenge this week and this is what I made for it.

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Stampin’ Up! Sincerely Santa Project Kit – Christmas Tags!

Right now I’m in Orlando getting ready to start the Stampin’ Up! OnStage festivities!  We’ve got the CentreStage Live event this afternoon and evening and we’ll get our hands on the new 2019 Occasions and Sale-a-bration Catalogs then…YAY!!

As I was getting ready for OnStage, I realized that I needed to make a bunch of tags for my team member’s gifts.  Sincerely Santa Project Kit to the rescue!!

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