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Tour de Freaks – Feb 16

freakwelcome2013It’s that time again!  What time?  Time for another Tour de Freaks Blog Hop!

With Sale-a-bration in full swing, the Freaks decided to celebration Sale-a-bration!  Are you ever in for a treat!  The freaks REALLY know how to Sale-a-brate!  If you are going forward through the hop you arrived here from Mindy Backes’ blog and her EXCELLENT projects!

I had REALLY wanted to use the Hello set but since that is now retired and I don’t have any of the ‘new’ items I decided to go with the Botanicals for You set.  This is a fun set and I decided to keep the look simple but use a lot of cutting things out (my VERY FAVORITE thing to do) to give it that little extra!


This is such a FUN color challenge – Pear Pizzazz, Blackberry Bliss and Bermuda Bay.  I added in the Smoky slate and this was easy as can be!

Here’s the details –

  • Pear Pizzazz – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Pear Pizzazz – 1 1/2 x 5 1/2, run through Butterfly Embossing folder, add to card front
  • Bermuda Bay – 1/2 x 5 1/2, add to card front
  • Whisper White – 3 x 5 1/2, stamp greeting using Smoky Slate
  • Blackberry Bliss dotted (Farmers Market dsp) – 5/8 x 5 1/2, add behind Whisper White Panel and add to card front using dimensionals
  • Stamp large flower/Bermuda Bay, medium flower/ Blackberry Bliss, leaves/Pear Pizzazz, cut everything out, layer ’em up and add to card front.
  • Add Basic Rhinestones to center of each flower to finish
Set(s): Botanicals for You
Paper: Whisper White, Pear Pizzazz, Bermuda Bay, Farmers Market dap
Ink: Smoky Slate, Pear Pizzazz, Bermuda Bay, Blackberry Bliss
Other: Butterfly Embossing Folder, Basic Rhinestones  Dimensionals

Okay…so I made a little bag to go with my card…


Here’s the details –

  • Pear Pizzazz – 7 1/2 x 11, use Gift Bag Punch Board to score and make bag, put together
  • Whisper White – 2 1/2 x 5 1/2, cut out bottom using Banner Framelit, stamp greeting using Smoky Slate
  • Stamp flowers/leaves as describe above, cut out and add to tag
  • Blackberry Dotted – 1 1/2 x 2, cut out with smaller Banner Framelit, add behind Whisper White banner, add to front of bag
  • Punch holes in top and tie using Bermuda Bay Thick Twine.
  • I didn’t on this but you could add Basic Rhinestones to match card
Set(s): Botanicals for You
Paper: Whisper White, Pear Pizzazz, Farmers Market dsp
Ink: Smoky Slate, Pear Pizzazz, Bermuda Bay, Blackberry Bliss
Other: Bermuda Bay Thick Twine,  Dimensionals

Here’s my two project together…


Thanks for stopping by!  Now it’s time to head over to Heidi Baks Running with Scissors blog to see how she ‘sale-a-brates’!


Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!


Botanicals for You


Here we are the VERY LAST Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Design Team Blog Hop of 2015!  And we are ready to ‘Sale-a-brate’!  For our last hop of 2015 we challenged the design team to use a Sale-a-bration item(s).


One of the first things I HAD to have from the SAB brochure was the Botanticals for you set.  I LOVE the card they featured in the brochure…CAS PERFECTION!!!  I wanted to use this set in a little different way and this is what I came up with!

Here’s the details…

  • Hello Honey – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Hello Honey – 3 3/4 x 5, run through the Softly Falling Embossing Folder and added to card front using dimensionals.
  • Wildflower Fields dsp (Blackberry Print, Lost Lagoon Print, Calypso Coral Print),  Lost Lagoon print – 1 x 5 1/4, Calypso Coral print 3/8 x 5 3/8, Blackberry Bliss print – 1/2 x 5 1/4.  Add all to the card front.
  • Whisper White – cut out Lots of Labels, ink only the  “you’re awesome” part of the stamp using Blackberry Bliss and stamp on label.
  • Stamp large flower 2 times in Calypso Coral, medium flower 2 times in Lost Lagoon and 2 times in Hello Honey, stamp both stems/leaves in Old Olive, cut everything out, layer and add using glue dots.
  • Add label to card front using dimensionals.
  • Add Basic Rhinestones to center of flowers to finish of.
Set(s): Botanicals for You
Paper: Whisper White, Hello Honey, Wildflower Fields dsp
Ink: Calypso Coral, Lost Lagoon, Hello Honey, Blackberry Bliss
Other: Lots of Labels, Softly Falling Embossing Folder, Basic Rhinestons, Dimensionals

Remember to use the badges below to go backward (previous) to my friend Connie Babbert or forward (next) to the very talented Nicole Tugrul.






Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!