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Lotus Blossom

SatHopWelcomeWelcome to the NEW Create with Connie and Mary Design Team Saturday Blog Hop!  We can all tell that you enjoyed our Saturday Blog Hops that are part of our collections so we decided to make a couple of changes and our amazing design team will ‘hopping’ EVERY Saturday!  For the month of March, we are focusing on Sale-a-bration as we wind our are great products this each.  This week each team member is ‘sale-a-bration’ –

Lotus Blossom

If you are going forward in the hop you arrived here from my friend and partner Connie Babbert and her Inkspired Treasures blog. Her card is just delightful!

LotusBlossomDon’t you just LOVE this set?  I know that I do and so does all our design team members.  A couple weeks ago we had a color challenge of Hello Honey, Sahara Sand and Basic Black.  I just LOVED this color combo and when I was trying to figure out what colors to use for my card today, I decided to go with this combo.

Here’s the details –

  • Whisper White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 4 1/4 x 5 1/2, run through large dotted folder.  Wrap piece of Hello Honey Stitched Satin Ribbon.  Wrap two pieces of Basic Black 1/8″ Taffeta Ribbon.  Add Sahara Sand 3/16″ x 4 1/4 strips.  Add panel to card front.
  • Whisper White – 2 3/4 x 4 1/4.  Stamp Blossom in Hello Honey, Hello Honey stamped off once, So Saffron stamped off once.  Add stem to block curling top in opposite direction.  Stamp detail in Sahara Sand full strength and solid image stamped off once.  Stamp greeting using Memento Black.
  • Whisper White – 3 x 4 1/2, add stamped panel using dimensionals.  Add to care front using dimensionals.
  • Add some Basic Rhinestones to finish it off.
Set(s): Lotus Blossom, Sheltering Tree
Paper: Whisper White, Sahara Sand
Ink: Memento Black, Hello Honey, So Saffron, Sahara Sand
Other: Hello Honey Stitched Satin Ribbon, Basic Black 1/8″ Taffeta Ribbon, Large Dotted Embossing Folder, Basic Rhinestones, Dimensionals

Now it’s time to head over to Melissa Davis Rubberfunatics Blog.  She has such GREAT ideas!

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

SatHopMarySiggy

Lotus Blossom

CCMC342Oh my do we ever have a GREAT color challenge for you on Create with Connie and Mary this week – Hello Honey, Sahara Sand, Basic Black.

I have to admit…I LOVE my card.  I actually used this for a mnt at two stamping meetings in January and it was a hit there too!  I think this would make such a great card for pretty much ANY occasion and it gave everyone the opportunity to use the new Lotus Blossom SAB set!  I do recommend practicing with it a little before working on your piece!

Here’s the details –

  • Whisper White – 4 1/4 x 11 folded
  • Whisper White – 3 5/8 x 4 7/8, run through Spring Flowers
  • Sweet Dreams dsp – 1 1/4 x 3 5/8, add to bottom of panel
  • Hello Honey 5/8 Quilted Cotton Ribbon – Wrap around panel.
  • Add panel to card front using dimensionals
  • Whisper White 2 x 4, punch top using Ornate Tag topper.
  • Stamp flower: Step 1 Hello Honey, Step 2 Hello Honey stamped off, Step 3 So Saffron stamped off.  Stamp Stem: Step 1 Sahara Sand, Step 2 Sahara Sand stamped off.  Stamp greeting using Memento Black
  • Basic Black Chevron Ribbon – fold piece and staple to top of tag.  Add tag using dimensionals.
  • Add some Basic Rhinestones to finish off

And don’t forget to head over to Create with Connie and Mary to check out what the design team did with this delightful challenge!

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Set(s): Lotus Blossom (SAB)
Paper: Whisper White, Sweet Dreams dsp
Ink: Memento Black, Hello Honey, So Saffron, Sahara Sand
Other: Spring Flowers Embossing Flowers, Hello Honey 5/8″ Quilted Cotton Ribbon, Ornate Tag Topper, Basic Black Chevron Ribbon, Handheld Stapler, Basic Rhinestones, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

WinterSiggy

 

Lotus Blossom

TSSC350Oh my word…I seriously am IN LOVE with this SAB stamp set!  Two step stamping is wonderful but three step???  FABULOUS!!!

It’s Monday so time for another Technostamper Monday Lunchtime Sketch challenge.  When I saw the sketch this week I just knew the Lotus Blossoms would look SOOOOO perfect on it…especially teamed up with the Best Day Ever dsp.

Here’s the details –

  • Sahara Sand – 4 1/4 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Calypso Coral/White dotted dsp (Best Day Ever SAB dsp) – 2 x 4 1/4
  • Soft Suede – 3/8 x 4 1/4, add to top of dsp.
  • Wrap piece of Gold 1/8″ Taffeta Ribbon around panel than add to card front.
  • Blushing Bride star print  (Best Day Ever SAB dsp) – 2 1/2 x 3 1/4, add to card front.
  • Stamp lotus blossom using Blushing Bride, Crisp Cantaloup, Calypso Coral, stamp stems using Sahara Sand and Soft Suede.
  • Cut out using Circle Framelits and add using dimensionals.
  • Stamp greeting (And Many More) using Soft Suede on Sahara Sand, punch out using Modern Label Punch and add using dimensionals.
  • Add some Gold Sequins to finish off.

TSSC350What a wonderful sketch…hope you can join the fun!  Don’t forget to check out the other members of the team and remember go to the Technostamper blog to play along!

Mary Jo Price-Williams – Technostamper
Sue Root – Stampin’ with Sue
Nicole Tegrul – Be Creative with Nicole
Robbie Rubula – Inked X2
Eileen LeFevre – Eileen’s “Stampin’ Fever” Blog
Tanya Bell – Stamping T!
Carolyn Bennett – Carolyn’s Paper Fantasies
Jonia Smith – Stampin For Me

Set(s): Lotus Blossom (SAB), And Many More
Paper: Whisper White, Sahara Sand, Soft Suede, Best Day Ever (SAB) dsp
Ink: Blushing Bride, Crisp Cantaloup, Calypso Coral, Sahara Sand, Soft Suede
Other: Gold 1/8″ Taffeta Ribbon, Gold Sequin Trim, Circle Framelits, Modern Label Punch, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

WinterSiggy