Thursday, September 1, 2016

September Step It Up Blog Hop - Stepped Over Jolly Friends

Welcome to the September 2016 Edition of the We Create Bloggers Step It Up Blog Hop! The usual theme is to inspire stampers with a basic design, and at least one alternate "stepped up" version of that same design. This month I'll be creating a basic design in an every day theme, and a stepped up version in a holiday theme! One of the gals said it's more like "stepped over" than "stepped up", so that's what I'm calling it this month. Check out my basic design below:

Stampin' Supplies: Ready to Pop Stamp Set, Whisper White Thick Card Stock (for card base), Whisper White Card Stock (for circle layer), Dapper Denim ink pad & card stock, Mint Macaron ink pad & card stock, Tip Top Taupe ink pad & card stock, 1-3/8" Circle Punch.

My stepped up version features a lot of new product from the 2016 Holiday Catalog, and the layout was based on a sketch Stampin' Up! shared in a weekly training email. If you Become a Demonstrator, you can get inspiration like this directly in your email inbox, too!

Stampin' Supplies: Jolly Friends stamp set, Christmas Pines stamp set (saying), Bermuda Bay Card Stock, Crumb Cake Card Stock and ink pad, Sahara Sand Card Stock, Real Red Card Stock, Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper, Basic Black Archival ink pad, Soft Suede ink pad, Blender Pens, Blushing Bride ink pad, Sponge Dauber, Versamark ink pad, Mini Jingle Bells, Candy Cane Lane Baker's Twine (pull two strands out to tie jingle bell down), 1/16" Handheld Circle Punch (to make holes to tie jingle bell down), Candy Cane Lane Washi Tape, Metallic Enamel Shapes (silver stars).

Click the pointing hand image below to hop to Libby's blog next, and see what fancy stepping she's got going on this month...

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  1. I like the simpler first card, and I love the stepped up Christmas card! So fun!

  2. Oh man, that moose :D!! Love the colors and the layouts on these! Great job!

  3. Seriously - I love them both, but that moose!!! Very cute cards :)


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