Friday, June 7, 2019

Global Stamping Friends Blog Hop - Birthday Celebrations

Welcome to the June 2019 Edition of the Global Stamping Friends Blog Hop, featuring BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS! You'll see projects from around the world--but I'm in Colorado Springs, Colorado. (Note: I can only sell to customers in the US, so any prices are in USD)

We generally hop the first Friday of each month. For this hop, I featured products from the NEW Bird Ballad Suite, along with a greeting from a returning set called Perennial Birthday. {you'll find all Product Purchase Links below the Blog Roll near the bottom of the post!}

This card was actually a Make & Take from Stampin' Up!'s April 2019 OnStage event. I will stamp these cards, but often not assemble them until a little later...with some changes to make it more my own. I am a bit stretched for time today, so it was a perfect time to pull out the pieces and finish this card with a birthday greeting!

I stamped the image of the birds with the Tuxedo Memento Black Ink Pad so I could use the Stampin' Blends on the birds and flowers (Daffodil Delight Light & Dark), and on the leaves (Old Olive Light & Dark). Because I wanted to use the Soft Suede Ink Pad for the greeting, I decided to color the branch with that same ink, using the Aqua Painters. I colored very carefully, with very little water, as the Memento ink is not intended to be waterproof. I used the Pool Party Light Stampin' Blends marker to outline the entire image a little bit after I colored it.

Stampin' Supplies: Free As A Bird Cling Mount Stamp Set, Perennial Birthday Cling Mount Stamp Set, Pool Party Cardstock, Whisper White Cardstock, Memento Tuxedo Black Ink Pad, Soft Suede Ink Pad, Aqua Painter, Stampin' Blends (Daffodil Delight Combo Pack, Old Olive Combo Pack, Pool Party Light), Bird Ballad Designer Series Paper, Very Vanilla 3/8" Scalloped Lace Trim, Stampin' Dimensionals, SNAIL Adhesive, Paper Snips, Stampin' Scrub and Stampin' Mist, Grid Paper.
{see Product Purchase Links below the Blog Roll}

DID YOU KNOW...?: when you sign up to Become a Demonstrator on my team, you get to order UP TO $125 in product of your choice for only $99*- in your Starter kit! Yep, you sure can!! Let me know if you'd like to get started and I can help you customize your order with the products you'll love the most! *Starter Kit has no shipping charges, but taxes for your area will apply.

Click the Next arrow below to see Amanda's celebratory creations!
(or check out the Blog Roll below the arrow for navigation)


Stampin' Supplies Product Purchase Links:

JUNE Monthly Perks Code: EDZK67Y7
(if your order total equals or exceeds $150, please do NOT use the Monthly Perks Host will have earned Stampin' Rewards of your own!)

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~Kimberley Morris Colorado Springs, CO
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  2. Lovely take on the make n take Kimberley... and I am SO glad to hear that you are feeling a bit better this week... take care...

  3. What a lovely card and great colouring on an intricate image. Thanks for sharing x

  4. Lovely card. Love your colouring with the Stampin' Blends. Thanks for sharing

  5. What a great card Kimberley! I love the Canary look of the birds. TSF

  6. Beautiful card design. I love the softness of the designer series paper combined with the stamped image. :)


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