Around the World Blog Hop

Welcome to the “Around the World on Wednesday” blog hop!  I am so excited to be part of this as they are bringing back the very first “Control Freak” blog hoppers for a really cool…

My color was “blue” and this was tough because I really do love ALL the blues!  I am however, very sad the Seaside Spray will be retiring and decided to do a little bit of retiring (ink color, ribbon, dies) with a little bit of new stamps!  Of course I just HAD to use dragonflies…I absolutely LOVE dragonflies (in case you couldn’t tell from my blog banner!)

Here’s the details…

  • Seaside Spray – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Seaside Spray – 3 3/4 x 5, stamp some of the small dragonflies in Seaside Spray, add to card front
  • Sand and Sea DSP – (Seaside texture print) – 1 1/2 x 3 3/4, add a strip of Misty Moonlight – 1/2 x 3 3/4, behind panel and add to card front
  • Basic White – cutout the two largest shaped Stitched So Sweet Labels, stamp the smaller on with the greeting in Misty Moonlight, add smaller label to larger one using dimensionals, add to card front
  • Basic White – stamp two dragonflies in Memento Black, color using Seaside Spray and Misty Moonlight Blends, punch out, add Wink of Stella to wings, let dry and add to card front
  • Tie a small bow in the Seaside Spray metallic ribbon, add to card front
  • Add an Opal Round to finish off

Simple card but so pretty in blue.

Set(s): Dragonfly Garden
Paper: Basic White, Seaside Spray, Misty Moonlight, Sand and Sea DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Misty Moonlight, Seaside Spray BLENDS:  Misty Moonlight, Seaside Spray
Other: Dragonfly Punch, Stitched So Sweetly Dies, Seaside Spray Metallic Ribbon, Opal Round, Dimensionals

It’s time to move on to Connie Babbert

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Just in case you need it…here’s the list of everyone who is in the hop!

Jan Clothier – NZ
Tatiana Tobin – AU
Leonie Stuart – AU
Rochelle Laird-Smith – AU
Cheryll Miller – AU
Melissa Gifford – AU
Danielle Kassing – NL
Satomi Wellard
Pia Gephardt – DE
Ximena Morales – DE
Aurélie Fabre – FR
Annette Ball – CA
Angie McKenzie – US
Mary Brown – US – Special Guest
Connie Babbert – US – Special Guest
Wendy Lee – US
Shel Anderson – CA
Chris Smith – US
Lisa Martz – US – Special Guest
Tricia Butts – US
Wendy Weixler – US – Special Guest
Elaine de Montmorency – CA
Sharon Hashimoto Burkert – US
Teri West – US
Cheryl Hamilton – US

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

13 responses to “Around the World Blog Hop

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  5. This is so pretty, Mary!

  6. Aurélie Fabre

    Sweet and poetic menu, I love it!

  7. Love your card!! I will miss Seaside Spray..let’s hope it comes back in a future colour refresh!!!

  8. Love your card, Mary! The layout is really nice and this really shows off the dragonflies!

  9. SO very pretty! I love Seaside Spray and will really miss it. You’ve given it a great send-off. 🙂

  10. So pretty!

  11. So very lovely!

  12. Love all the blues! SO pretty!

  13. Love your card, Mary! These two blues blend so well together. Thanks so much for joining us on the AWOW Blog Hop – it has been a pleasure to hop with you!

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