Monday, 26 June 2017

STAMPlorations 4th Birthday Blog Hop ... Day One!

I'm so excited ... I'm joining in with celebrations for STAMPlorations 4th Birthday!!  Do you fancy joining in?  There are prizes to be won and lots of new products to delight and tempt! The blog hop lasts for five days so it is worth checking back to see what other inspiring projects the design team have created.  Here are the details:


 

This is my card:




It's a shaker card ... my first!!  I used the new  Shaker Balloons #2 Stars dies to cut the balloons from a piece of card coloured using alcohol inks. I also cut the open star from fun foam to add depth for the shaker element. I used small seed beads for the shaker element. I added some gold thread to create the balloon strings.  I suspended the 'congrats' sentiment from the strings.  The congrats sentiment is a new matching stamp and die set - I stamped and heat embossed it and then die cut 3 extra sentiments and adhered them all together.

Fancy some more inspiration?  How about my second card:



Another simple design but STAMPloration products just speak for themselves!  This card combines a new stamp set Bold Sentiment - Beautiful (there is a matching die) with the "Amazing" and "Awesome" dies from an earlier release.  I stamped the "beautiful" using Zig markers in the colours of the rainbow!

I hope that you will join in with the blog hop I know you will not be disappointed at what you see ... and you never know, you just might win!

Enjoy!

36 comments:

  1. What a great idea to do the shaker on your first card. Love the way you've done the second card with hi-lighting the one sentiment and keeping the others white. Thank you for the inspiration x

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  2. Love those colors
    in your balloon
    shakers and the
    awesome card is
    so fun!
    Carla from Utah

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  3. such pretty cards :) love the white on white look, very cool!

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  4. Love the shaker element too! Very clever.

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  5. I love the star shaker balloons - so fun!
    Beautiful cards.

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  6. Well you'd never know those star balloons were your first ever shakers, they look fabulous! And you know the word card is right up my street, just love it.

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  7. Such awesome cards!!! Love the CAS designs!

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  8. Wonderful cards. Clever ideas. Love the star balloons.

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  9. Both your cards are CAS Perfection with Stunning creative popped up and colorful balloon shakers and Word dies. Loved them both. TFS Elaine. Hugs..

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  10. Love the star balloons.
    the white card with just
    the one sentiment colored
    is fantastic.
    thanks for sharing.

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  11. Great cards. I like the shaker star balloons and the rainbow of colors on the second.

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  12. Stunning inspiration for the new release, Elaine!

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  13. Two fabulous cards, loving the shaker balloons in particular!

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  14. Wow I just love your shaker card! Great makes Elaine!
    Jackie ")

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  15. Awesome projects, love them all: the mini-beads in the first card with the multi-coloured star die is so fun and bright with the white background. And the tone on tone background with the colourful characters is so beautiful! Thanks for sharing!

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  16. wow, these cards are so pretty . Love the little seed beads you added to the shaker card stars!

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  17. Great cards. The shaker balloons are really so cute and I love the "beautiful" card. I have to try and make one. Thanks for the fantastic ideas.

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  18. great cards... love those fun shaker balloons!

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  19. Awesome cards, love them both! The shaker balloon card is super fun <3

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  20. Terrific word die cards! Love!

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  21. Your sweet star shaker card is so creative and fun!

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  22. Awwww, this is so beautiful. I just love your shaker card.

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  23. I sure do like the white on white die cuts. It's something I love to see done, but never think to do it myself!

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  24. great card...love, love the shaker ones...too cute!
    tfs,
    Karen

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  25. Wow! Your cards are really gorgeous!!!

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  26. Beautiful cards! I just love shakers!!

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  27. Wow, two fabulous cards! Great shaker card and the other one is really fun!

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  28. Beautiful cards. Love your shaker card.

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  29. Terrific balloon shakers and love the white-on-white with a beautiful rainbow!!

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  30. Both of these are wonderful! Love the shaker die! xxx

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  31. wow, I love rainbow cards!

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  32. Shaker cards are always my favourite! Lovely!

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  33. Such fun cards. Definitely need to add that star shaker die to my wish list.

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