Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Pals Blog Hop August 2012 - Holiday Catalog

Glad you could join us for some holiday crafting with the Stampin' Pretty Pals! You've probably hopped over from Kim Luithle at Kim's Stampin Stuff, I'm stop number 20 on the Pals Hop and I'm glad you hopped in! I'll help you "hop along" from blog to blog where you'll find great ideas for Stampin' Up! projects featuring the new Holiday Catalog! Should you hop off course, simply click on any of the links in the Pals Hop Line-up below and you'll be back on track

Here is mine:
So many choices from this year Holiday Catalog and such beautiful DSP such as this one called: Festival of Prints. This DSP comes in a paper stack of 48 sheets with each sheet size (4 1/2 x 6 1/2"). Perfect for cards and several prints to choose from. You'll love it!!

Oh and what about this stamp set called: Friendship Preserves, it's so versatile and has matching Framelits to go with it. This one is called: Window Frames Collection. One of my favorite among the Holiday Catalog.

Even better yet, it also has a Paper-Piercing Pack which I also used for this card. The best way to get this would be as a bundle purchase to save 15% that includes the stamp set (Friendship Preserves), Framelits, and Paper-Piercing Pack.

The colors used for this card are obvious to many, but just in case here are the colors used: Whisper White, Cherry Cobbler, and Black cardstock and for the main focal point, I used Island Indigo ink. I was thinking of coloring the leaves, but at the end felt it was better just as is.

Almost forgot, I used my favorite: Stampin Dimensionals under each layer of the framelits, which is hard to see in this picture, but in person you see how it pops out throughout the layers.

Also a SPECIAL THANK YOU TO Nicole Watt, who custom designed our adorable holiday hop badges and buttons with Stampin' Up! My Digital Studio. Hope you Enjoy and Have Fun Creating!!!

Now hop along for more inspiring ideas from Angela Curry at Kindred Stampers, stop number 21 on the Pals Holiday Catalog Blog Hop! Thanks for "hopping" by!

  1. Lynn Hoyt at Cattail Designs
  2. Shannon Jaramillo at ezpeasycards.com
  3. Debbie Pierce at Stampin Sunshine
  4. Jennifer Takacs at Stamped in Full
  5. Julie Trevett-Smith at The Stampin' Affair!
  6. Cathy King at chattycathycardcreations
  7. Patti MacLeith at Papercrafts by Patti
  8. Beth Beard at My Little Craft Blog 
  9. Rae Harper at Wild West Paper Arts 
  10. Mary Fish at Stampin Pretty
  11. Kim Czenszak at Live Love Stamp
  12. Diane Roberts at Scoreatfourandaquarter
  13. Claire Crotteau-Hutt at stamppaperscissors
  14. Dawn Tidd at Tiddbits from Dawn
  15. Barb Furlong at The Love of Stamping
  16. Nancy Gleason at My Stampin' Space
  17. Naki Rager at My Stampin' Blog
  18. Brian King at Stamp with Brian
  19. Kim Luithle at Kim's Stampin Stuff
  20. Mikki Sarkisyan at Mikkis Creative Corner
  21. Angela Curry at Kindred Stampers
  22. Maggie Mata at Maggie Made Cards
  23. Susan Lankford at Stamp and Scrap With Susan
  24. Nicole Watt at Impressions by Nicole
  25. Bobbi Mangas at My Therapy
  26. Angie Blake at Angies Musings
  27. Kris Kilcoyne at Kween Bee Kreations
  28. Nicole Picadura at Scraps & Stamps
  29. Sherrie Gross at Stampin Sunshine
  30. Nina Dee at Deesigns by Nina Dee
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13 comments:

  1. beautiful eye for balance. love the paper piercing and use of the festive paper!

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  2. Super colorful! Excellent piercing skills!

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  3. Ooolala I love that dsp and I totally overlooked it! Great card!

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  4. I love the way you combined the dsp. I bought that stack but haven't used it yet. Thanks for the inspiration to get a move on!

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  5. Very nice card. Yum. Thanks for sharing today on this fun hop!

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  6. I love the bright, vibrant colors. And the layered sentiment is gorgeous!!

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  7. Beautiful use of this stamp set and the framelits, and I love how you paired it with that particular paper from the dsp stack. Very nice!

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  8. Wonderful color combination and the paper piercing is the icing on the cake!

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  9. Cute card! Love the paper piercing details.

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