Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Colour Combo Blog Hop - May 2019

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For my project this month, I'm going to have to go back to some #simplestamping (using just stamps, ink, and paper) because I've been sick for over a week now with an exhausting chest cold. Please keep your fingers crossed for me that it doesn't turn into pneumonia...ain't nobody got time for that! I am featuring an upcoming stamp set called Free As A Bird that you'll see in the Stampin' Up! 2019-2020 Annual Catalog debuts on June 4th.

Now, you can argue with me and say my project isn't #simplestamping because I used Blender Pens on it, but you will lose that argument. If fussy-cutting counts as #simplestamping, then dipping a clear marker in ink and coloring with it sure as heck counts! Seriously, fussy-cutting is an 'F' word in my craft room. But I did it for this project because that's the look I wanted. I wonder how much I would need to win in the lottery to commission a set of dies from Stampin' Up! for this stamp set?

Oh - and here's another juicy tidbit about me...I hate Blackberry Bliss. So, in a way, it's great to participate in color challenges with it, because otherwise I'd likely never use the supplies I bought in that color! Speaking of colors, you might be wondering how I got the green leaves on the branch. Yep, those leaves are GREEN, and I didn't even cheat. I found out that Balmy Blue mixed with Mango Melody gives me a passable green. Again, if I had not restricted myself to the colors of the challenge, I never would have known that. I love this blog hop! 💖

Stampin' Supplies: Free As A Bird stamp set, Whisper White Cardstock, Balmy Blue Cardstock & Ink, Mango Melody Cardstock & Ink, Blackberry Bliss Ink Pad, Blender Pens, Tombow Multipurpose Liquid Glue, Mini Stampin' Dimensionals, Paper Snips (to cut slits into flowers to bend them up), Paper Trimmer (to cut and score card stock), Stampin' Scrub & Mist (to clean stamps), Grid Paper.

Color Combo Blog Hop May 2019 BLOG ROLL:
1. Elisabeth Pirolt (AT)
2. Lisa Kmiec (US)
3. Tricia Butts (US)
4. Christin Büchel (D)
5. Sue McDonald (UK)
6. Silke Trapani (DE)
7. Tanja Klingler-Selinger (AT)
8. Sandra Herzog
9. Rene Guenther (DE)
10. Rebecca-Jo Unwin (AU)
11. Kimberley Morris (US) - YOU ARE HERE
12. Sandra Roberts
13. Angela Köber
14. Pia Gerhardt 
15. Judith Postler
16. Angélique Nederpel (NL)
17. Tracy Marie Lewis (US)
18. Cheryl Taylor (UK) 
19. Anastasia Radloff (US)

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May 2019 Hugs From Shelli Paper Pumpkin Kit
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This kit was designed to work with the collection in the upcoming catalog of which the Free As A Bird set I featured today, is a part. It's called the Bird Ballad Suite, and I have to tell you...I don't even normally like birds, but I bought *everything* from this collection in the preorder. It's THAT fantastic! The coordinating colors will include Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Old Olive, Petal Pink, Pool Party, Pretty Peacock, Soft Suede, and Very Vanilla.

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  1. aww cute can't wait to received my pre order and play with this suite

  2. These birds are delightful. Go) g t9 be a popular set I’m sure.

  3. I love this! That was alot of fussy cutting:) TFS


  4. You have designed a very nice card from the given colors.
    Thank you for the great inspiration.
    Greetings from Leipzig


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