April 29, 2016

STAMPlorations April Stamp Release Hop!

Hey everyone!  I'm sure some of you have seen that there is a fun blog hop for our April stamp release going on over at STAMPlorations this past week.  Today is the day us Inspiration girls get to show you how we used the four new fabulous stamp sets by Shery, Deepti, Shirley and Becca.


Aren't they fantastic?  So much fun to be had with these stamps.  Here's what I came up with...


First up is Shery's set called, Trendy Feathers 2.  I stamped the feathers in a variety of ombre ink.  I stamped the sentiment in black and added a strip of houndstooth washi tape.  Aren't those feathers amazing?!



Second is Shirley's groovy new set called, Groovy Shoes.  I repeatedly stamped the shoes in black ink on my card base.  I'm sure a Misti tool would have come in handy but I managed okay doing it by eye.  I coloured in one shoe with my Spectrum Noir markers.  I added a strip of washi tape and black cardstock I had stamped and embossed the sentiment in white on.



Next is Deepti's gorgeous set called, Smile.  I chose to use the calla lillies and stamped them in brown on kraft cardstock.  I coloured them in with a white pencil crayon and shaded around them with a brown pencil crayon.  I stamped the sentiment (Fond Expressions 2 set) in brown.  Love the look of this technique.  :-)





Lastly, we have Becca's wonderful sentiment set called. Strong Women.  I started off by sponging ink through the Flourishes stencil with ombre ink.  Then I spritzed Heirloom Gold Perfect Pearls mist. You can see the shimmer better in the detail picture.  I die cut the word Mom and using the negative die cut as a stencil, sponged green ink on.  Then I stamped the sentiment in black.

I'd like to enter this last card into the following challenges:

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes
Addicted to Stamps and More - Anything Goes
TIME OUT Challenges - Celebration with optional die cutting/fussy cutting.  Not sure if my use of the negative die cut as a stencil counts or not.  :-)
Mod Squad Challenge Blog - Mother's Day


Well, I hope you enjoyed my cards and will go check out the rest at the main blog.  There are prizes to win too!  Here's all the info:

Prizes:

  • ONE (1) commenter randomly drawn from all comments left on the STAMP blog and designers' blogs (Days 1 to 5 post) wins the entire release (all 4 stamps)
  • ONE (1) commenter randomly drawn from all comments left on the STAMP blog and designers' blogs (Day 5 post) wins a $20 gift certificate to the shop
  • FOUR (4) commenters randomly drawn from Designer & Stamp Spotlight posts (Days 1 to 4) each wins a $10 gift certificate to the shop
  • ONE (1) commenter randomly drawn from our Facebook page will win a $15 gift certificate for herself and a $15 gift certificate for one friend she tags in her comment

Please note: The stamps are 10% off each until May 6; when bought as a bundle, it's 15% off.  Also, just for our blog followers and April stamp release blog hop participants, from April 25 to May 6: All orders of at least $12 ship free worldwide! Use code STAMPWEEK.


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Check out what the rest of the team made! You'll find links to all our projects here.
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Have an awesome day and thanks for stopping by!

35 comments:

  1. Whoaaa!! Super CAS one layers Kim!!! In love with the stamp release! I love the Kraft one so much! :)
    Suchi xx

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  2. Just wonderful - all your cards, Kim!

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  3. These stamp sets are so very versatile. Stand out card is the kraft card for me..Thank you for the inspiration x

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  4. gorgeous! I love the technique on the green mom card, the kraft card is so subtle but lovely, the one colored shoe just pops!

    Alicia

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  5. You sure know how to rock a piece of cardstock, Kim! Lovely makes!

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  6. Those calla lilies on kraft are fabulous!

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  7. Great cards! Love these awesome new sets!

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  8. Awesome cards. Have to say the calla lilies are quite striking the way you colored them. Beautiful.

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  9. Terrific cards, all
    so pretty and I love
    the feather card.
    Carla from Utah

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  10. Love the white on kraft. So elegant. Hugz

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  11. Fantastic cards - especially the lily - it looks amazing

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  12. Love your cards! The shadowing on the lilies is fantastic!!!

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  13. These cards are so beautifully designed love them all - love the calla lilies and the groovy shoes. You have certainly inspired me today:)

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  14. Awesome projects. Love the lily on the Kraft stock. Thanks for the inspiration

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  15. Again... all fantastic... but that kraft one... there is something about that so subtle image...

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  16. Awesome cards -- love the white coloring on the kraft; just stunning

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  17. Great cards Kim, the kraft one just blew me away!

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  18. Beautiful cards, my favourite is with calla lillies.
    Valerija xx

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  19. Oh, wow!!! All of these cards are fabulous!! You really showcased the new stamps to perfection :) Thanks for sharing with us at ATSM this week!
    Susan DT

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  20. Super fabulous carda! I love the coloring on kraft paper. Beautiful lily!

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  21. Your cards are always gorgeous, Kim...and these are no exception! I especially love how you colored the Calla Lillies...WOW! So happy you played along with us this week at ATSM!

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  22. All of these cards are fabulous. My favorite is the bright feather card!

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  23. Gorgeous! I love the lily on kraft card!

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  24. Amazing, I especially love your calla lilies and strong sentiment. Absolutely beautiful.

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  25. What a fun release and great cards you have made with the stamp sets!

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  26. Your Calla Lilies on kraft are rendered so sensitively... exquisite! Love the Feathers stamped in ombre ink too!

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  27. Great job I think my fave is the Mom card

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  28. GORGEOUS - breathtakingly awesome cards!! They are all amazing and so well done!! You are a design pro!!

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  29. I love these stamp sets and cards! Thank you!

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  30. Kim, breath-taken-away with your showcases here! What I truly love: the flexibility of your style. Always something intriguing from you, like that pop of colour shoe and those delicately coloured lilies. In awe...
    hugs~c

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  31. Your cards are gorgeous! Love the sparkle on your mother's day card and how you made your own stencil with the negative of the "Mom" die cut. Thanks for joining us over at the Mod Squad Challenge this week!

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  32. Love them all! But that groovy shoe is so cute the way you colored one red!

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  33. Amazing cards! So difficult to choose a favorite - I love them all!

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