Friday 24 May 2019


  Welcome to the Ink It! Stamp It! Blog Hop. This month we are sharing projects using products from the new Stampin' Up!® Annual Catalogue. You may have arrived here from my lovely team member Amy if you're hopping along already. If you started here, welcome and please make sure to visit all the Design Team's blogs, the full line up below will guide you through all the projects.   This card is on it's way to a friend whose birthday is coming up! I thought the sentiment from the Bloom & Grow Stamp Set was perfect for her! I stamped several of the floral images from the set and die cut with the co-ordinating dies, then coloured them using Flirty Flamingo and Granny Apple Green ink. I don't mind fussy cutting, but the dies certainly make it quicker!   I'm a lover of great fonts and the ones in this set are gorgeous! You can see in the background I've added the little images, these are stamped-off in Smoky Slate. I've also added the
Thursday 23 May 2019


Hello and welcome to this month's Ink & Inspiration Blog Hop. You are currently visiting Angela Meiritz-Reid from Christchurch, New Zealand. The complete list at the bottom will guide you through all the inspirational projects created by the team.   The theme this month is "Annual Catty Sneak Peek" and I've chosen to showcase the gorgeous "Free as a Bird" Stamp Set from the new Stampin' Up!® Annual Catalogue. This set is from the Bird Ballad Suite, a co-ordinating selection of products including the Stitched Nested Labels Dies, Designer Series Paper, Laser-Cut Cards & Tin, Scalloped Lace Trim and Trinkets.     To create my card I've layered the Bird Ballad Designer Series Paper on a piece of Petal Pink cardstock, added Whisper White flourishes from the Well Written Die Set and tied a piece of Linen Thread around it before adhering to a Crumb Cake card base. The sentiment is die cut using the Stitched Rectangles and I've sta
Friday 17 May 2019


  Welcome to our May Stampin' Up! Artisan Blog Hop where this month we are featuring products that have Carried Over into the new 2019-2020 Stampin' Up!® Annual Catalogue. I love seeing my favourite sets return - it means I can enjoy them some more along with the new ones!   Would you like to have a card class with the Artisan Design Team? Well that's exactly what we are doing this month! Hop along to join in our card classes this month using sets that have Carried Over. As always I can guarantee there will be lots of inspiration and gorgeous projects.   For my class I'm featuring the Buffalo Check Stamp and combining it with the Garage Gears dies for a masculine card, and the Healing Hugs Stamp Set for a female card.   I've also used the Well Said and Perennial Birthday Stamp Sets for my sentiments and dies from the Lovely Leaves Edgelits Dies.   Grab the supplies listed at the bottom and let's start!     Happy Birthday Garage Card
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