Stampin’ Up! Home to Roost for the Greek Isles Achievers Blog Hop

Welcome to the Greek Isles Incentive Trip Achievers Blog Hop for December 2018! Our theme is Occasions or Sale-a-bration.  We have so many amazing ideas for using your Stampin’ Up! products and want to make sure you get to see them so that you can get some ideas on how to use your awesome products!

You may just be starting the blog hop here at my blog or may have come from the person previous to me in the list. If you get off track at any time, the full lineup below will help you move along from blog to blog so you see all the projects.  At the moment you are visiting Amy Koenders in Atlanta, GA USA.

Here is the project that I am sharing with you today.  I used the Home to Roost stamp set from the upcoming 2019 Sale-a-bration Catalog to create a super clean and simple “just a note” card.

I started by inking the splatter image from the Artisan Textures stamp set in Pear Pizzazz ink, stamping it on scrap paper and then stamping it on the front of a Pear Pizzazz card base.  Then I adhered a panel from the Floral Romance Specialty DSP pack (available Jan 3) to a Sahara Sand card stock panel and then to the card front with SNAIL.

I inked the grass image from the Home to Roost cling stamp set (Sale-a-bration item available Jan 3) in Pear Pizzazz ink and used a Blender Pen to remove the ink from the tops of the grass.  I added So Saffron ink back to the tops of the grasses with a So Saffron Stampin’ Write Marker and then stamped the image on a panel of Whisper White card stock.  I cut it out with a Stitched Shapes Framelits Die and adhered it to the card front with SNAIL.

I stamped the sentiment from the Home to Roost stamp set in Pear Pizzazz ink on a strip of Balmy Blue card stock.  Then I wrapped a strand of Linen Thread around the strip 4 times and tied a knot.  I adhered the sentiment to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals and then added one of the Frosted & Clear Epoxy Droplets to the card front to finish it.

I stamped the grass image from the Home to Roost stamp set in Pear Pizzazz and So Saffron inks (inking it as described above) on a panel of Whisper White card stock to finish the inside of the card.

Thanks for taking part in our blog hop, there are so many amazing ideas and inspiration you don’t want to miss. Remember that currently you are at my blog, Amy Koenders, so check the blog hop line up list to see who is next right here (if you are viewing this blog post via email, click here to go over to my blog post to see the blog hop list:


December 16-31 Host Code:  NJAE7AWA

Use this host code when you order and receive a free gift from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in the 2018-19 Annual Catalog or in the 2018 Holiday Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!  See my Rewards page for full details.


In case you missed it yesterday…

Stampin’ Up! Clearance Rack Update!!

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Pear Pizzazz – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base
  • Sahara Sand – 2-5/8″ x 5-1/8″ panel
  • Whisper White –  Stitched Shapes Framelits die cut, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)
  • Floral Romance Specialty Designer Series Paper – 2-1/2″ x 5″ panel

Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project:

Stampin’ Up! Wishing You Well Sneak Peek

I pulled out another new stamp set from the Stampin’ Up! 2018 Holiday Catalog to create my card to share today.  This time I used the beautiful new Wishing You Well stamp set.  It’s a DistINKtive stamp set with some fantastic images and sentiments!

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Stampin’ Up! Tranquil Tulips Just a Note

I used the Stampin’ Up! Tranquil Tulips stamp set, which is a host exclusive stamp set from the upcoming 2017-18 Annual Catalog, to create my card to share today.  My stamping friend Jari Francis created a similar card last week and my card was inspired by hers, you can see it here.

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Stampin’ Up! Eastern Beauty Note Card

I used the Stampin’ Up! Eastern Beauty stamp set bundle and Eastern Palace DSP to create my card to share with you today.  The beautiful Eastern Palace Suite that includes three of the new 2017-19 In Color ink pads will be available for purchase beginning May 1!  You  can see more details about it here.

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Stampin’ Up! Flourishing Phrases with Inside the Lines DSP

I created a simple card with the Stampin’ Up! Flourishing Phrases stamp set and a little of the Inside the Lines DSP that you can get for free during Sale-a-bration starting on January 4!  I let the designer paper do all of the work on this card.  🙂

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Stampin’ Up! Flourishing Phrases Just a Note

I used the Stampin’ Up! Flourishing Phrases stamp set and Flourish Thinlits dies (available in a bundle at 10% off!) to create my cards to share today.  The design for this card came from a project that Stampin’ Up! provided in one of their Demonstrator exclusive mailings.  I loved it and wanted to share it with you all!

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Stampin’ Up! Flourishing Phrases CAS Note

I used the Stampin’ Up! Flourishing Phrases stamp set and the awesome Serene Scenery DSP Stack to create a quick note card to share with you today.  If you only buy one pack of DSP from this catalog…this one would be my pick.  I love the images and designs on every single sheet!  🙂

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