Stampin’ Up! Flurry of Wishes for the Totally Techniques Blog Hop

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I used the Stampin’ Up! Flurry of Wishes stamp set to create my card for the monthly Totally Techniques blog hop.  This month we’re focusing on the faux silk technique…something that I’ve never tried before!  Here is my card:

Flurry of Wishes - Stamp With Amy K

My card design was inspired by Retrosketches #189.

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The colors for my card were inspired by Merry Monday #181.

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I started by stamping the sentiment from the Flurry of Wishes photopolymer stamp set on a panel of Whisper White card stock in Pool Party ink.  I embossed the panel with the Softly Falling Embossing Folder, punched the corner with the Curvy Corner Trio Punch and adhered it to a panel of Pool Party card stock with SNAIL.

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I adhered the layered panel to a Thick Whisper White card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals, then punched two strips of Pool Party card stock with the Banner Punch and adhered them to the card front with SNAIL.

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For the faux silk panel, I stamped the images from the Flurry of Wishes stamp set in Pool Party ink on a piece of tissue paper.  I crumpled the tissue paper, then flattened it again, adhered it to a panel of Whisper White card stock that I’d covered with glue from a Glue Stick, then trimmed away the excess.  I punched the corner with the Curvy Corner Trio Punch and adhered the stamped panel to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

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I added a little Dazzling Details glitter glue over the snowflake images and set the card aside to dry.  I pulled a strand of Silver Cording Trim through one of the Snowflake Elements, tied a knot on the back, the tied a bow on the front and adhered it to the card front with a Glue Dot.

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I stamped the sentiment from the Flurry of Wishes stamp set in Pool Party ink on a panel of Whisper White card stock, then inked the snowflake images in Pool Party ink, stamped them on scrap paper, then stamped them across the panel inside the card.

You can find a complete list of supplies, including card stock cuts, at the very bottom of this post.

Okay, on with the hop!  Click the banner below to move forward to Lee Conrey’s fantastic project.

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If you get lost along the way, here is a list of the participants in the Totally Techniques Blog Hop:

  1. Sandi MacIver
  2. Patrice Halliday-Larsen
  3. Amy Koenders <= You Are Here
  4. Lee Conrey
  5. Shelagh Freemantle
  6. Erna Logtenberg
  7. Heather Wright-Porto

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Weekly Deals From Stampin’ Up! Nov 24-30

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Backorder List From Stampin’ Up!

Stampin’ Up! has provided us with the list of items currently on backorder with their anticipated in-stock dates.

25 November

  • 139638: Snowflake Elements (9,680 backordered; 15,120 expected)
  • 140536: Home for Christmas Enamel Dots (3,669 backordered; 10,440 expected)

30 November

  • 126995: Stampin’ Trimmer Cutting Blades (811 backordered; 4,224 expected)
  • 135829: Tiny Treat Boxes (852 backordered; 3,024 expected)

2 December

  • 139683: Curvy Corner Trio Punch (1,654 backordered; 4,740 expected)

7 December

  • 139673: Woodland Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (8,157 backordered; 9,792 expected) ***Only a few of these left, order very soon if you’d like to get one.

14 December

  • 139618: Gold Cording Trim (2,928 backordered; 5,248 expected)
  • 139620: Silver Cording Trim (1,233 backordered; 3,520 expected)

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Thick Whisper White – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base
  • Pool Party – 3-3/4″ x 5″ panel, two 1/2″ x 1″ strips
  • Whisper White – two 2-3/4″ x 4″ panels, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)

Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project:

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24 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Flurry of Wishes for the Totally Techniques Blog Hop

  1. So soft and beautiful Amy! I love all the extra love you gave this card. the punched corners, snowflake and the gorgeous silver twine. Stunning!

  2. Pool party is so winter like….strange with that name. But like it!!! Beautiful card and love all the layers. Thanks for the reminder about the wooden snowflakes….I am putting them on my table right now. Hugs…

  3. I’ve never tried the faux silk technique but this shows me I must give it a try! It’s so pretty with the soft blue snowflakes! Thanks, Amy, for sharing this with us at Merry Monday!

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