Saturday, 8 February 2014

Pinkies Stampin' Up! Spring Summer 2014 Blog Hop

Thank you for joining us on another Pinkies Blog Hop! We're showcasing lots of gorgeous projects using products from the new Stampin' Up!® Spring/Summer Catalogue. Simply use the buttons at the end of each post to keep hopping!

Welcome to those who have joined me from Clare's blog - wasn't her sweetie cone gorgeous? I just love how she has used the gold vellum and the sequin trim!

I have focused on two new products from the new seasonal catalogue – the So Very Grateful stamp set, and the Angled Tag Topper punch. I have used these to turn a plain white bag (see yesterday's post) into a (hopefully) pretty gift bag. I stamped the images from the new So Very Grateful stamp set in black stazon and then coloured in using a blender pen, which gives a more muted effect. The tag topper punch is fab – you can create a tag or topper any length you want and it even creates the hole for you!


I also used the new spiral flower die to quickly accent the tag with a stunning 3D flower (I used Crystal Effects to hold it all together).  

Of course you can’t give a present without a card, so I made a card (and envelope) to match and incorporated a tag (using the Angled Tag Topper punch once again)!


As you can probably tell I am very matchy, matchy – I even went so far as to wrap the present in the gift bag in co-ordinating tissue paper onto which I have stamped the flower images from the So Very Grateful set in black stazon. You might notice that it looks like I stamped the images a 2nd time to get a fainter image in the background. Actually no – this was not planned (the tissue paper was folded in half when I stamped the first half and because the paper is so thin the original image bled through – oops!). But as all good crafters know – there is no such thing as a mistake!


To make this project you will need:

Cardstock/Paper: Naturals White, Old Olive, Rich Razzleberry  Stamps: So Very Grateful, Bring on the Cake (greeting), Tag It (for reverse of tag - not shown)  Ink: Black Stazon, Old Olive, Pear Pizzazz, Rich Razzleberry, Perfect Plum, Pink Pirouette  Tools/Accessories: Blender pen, Chevron embossing folder, basic pearls, Stampin' Dimensionals, White Stampin’ chalk marker, Angled Tag Topper punch, Spiral Flower Originals die, Silver ribbon, Crystal Effects, plain white paper gift bag, tissue paper


You can order from my online shop 24/7 or if you prefer contact me directly.  Don't forget you can choose a free product from the Sale-a-Bration promotion for every £45 (before P&P) that you spend on catalogue items until 31 March 2014.

Have a great weekend huddled up and make you sure you stop by Nina's blog as I know she has a fab project to share with you. Click on the next button below to take a look....


Have a fantastic weekend!  A la prochaine! Amitiés!

Nicole

18 comments:

  1. Beautifull. Love the colors

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  2. I love your projects! The colourcombination is great.

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  3. Great projects Nicole. I love your colour combination! :-) x

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  4. Wow what a striking colour combo Nicole! This might be a new favourite. Love the little tag with the gift bag. Really beautiful projects xxx

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  5. Wow! Love how you stamped the matching tissue paper to the bag and card!

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  6. I just love it Nicole! Fantastic colourcombination!
    xoxo Maaike

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  7. Lóve this stamp set!! And your projects are awesome!

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  8. I just need to have this stamp. Love what you made with it.
    Kind regards Jolanda
    http://jolandameurs.blogspot.nl/

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  9. #makingthemostoutofthings Not many options you've missed! Awesome

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  10. Wow such a lovely gift set, loving the rose.

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  11. What a beautiful gift set - really pretty

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  12. What a fabulous gift set. Really love the colours combo too x

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  13. So pretty Nicole, thanks for sharing x

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  14. WOW this is a great gift set! Love all about it Nicole! x

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  15. this is lovely Nicole, love the colour scheme!

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  16. What a very pretty set you made Nicole! Love your flower! :)
    Lizy xx

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Thank you for taking the time to leave me a message - it is really appreciated Nx

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