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Stampin’ Addicts Retiring Stamp Set Blog Hop

Posted by on May 8, 2015

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Hello and welcome to the Stampin’ Addicts Retiring Stamp Set Blog Hop! We are excited to be featuring some fun stamp sets from the new Occasions Catalog. You may have arrived here from Rhonda Griffin’s Blog where she featured Gifts of Kindness or perhaps Mary Trautner’s Blog (if you are going backwards), or you may be starting here. In any case, all of the blogs link together in a circle so you won’t miss a stop!

I am excited to be featuring the super cute Happy Hour stamp set. I love this one! My first card uses the colors from the current Fab Friday Challenge, which are all of the retiring In Colors.

Happy Hour Birthday by Yapha

Stamps: Happy Hour
Ink: Baked Brown Sugar, Strawberry Slush, Coastal Cabana, Crisp Cantaloupe, Pistachio Pudding
Paper: Strawberry Slush, Coastal Cabana, Whisper White
Other: Baked Brown Sugar Thick Baker’s Twine, Strawberry Slush Thick Baker’s Twine, Coastal Cabana Thick Baker’s Twine, Crisp Cantaloupe Thick Baker’s Twine, Pistachio Pudding Thick Baker’s Twine

My second card uses a technique that I have used before with this set before and some of the other drink sets as well. These cute punch art olives are made with the Small Oval Punch (also retiring) and the biggest eyeball from the Owl Builder Punch.

Happy Hour by Yapha

Stamps: Happy Hour
Ink: Basic Black, Soft Sky, Crumb Cake, Old Olive, Real Red
Paper: Old Olive, Real Red, Basic Black, Whisper White
Other: 1 3/4″ Circle Punch, 2″ Circle Punch, 2 3/8″ Scallop Circle Punch, Small Oval Punch, Owl Builder Punch, Circle Card Thinlets (banner), Tiny Triangles Embossing Folder

My final project is a quick and easy bottle tag. This set is just perfect for gifting wine or other adult beverages. It’s hard to tell, but the word Cheers is embossed in gold.

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Stamps: Happy Hour
Ink: Rich Razzleberry, VersaMark
Paper: Rich Razzleberry,Brushed Gold, Whisper White
Other: Circle Framelits, Simply Scored Board

Thanks for joining us on our Occasions Catalog blog hop. Your next stop is over at Mary Trautner’s Blog, where she will be featuring Just Sayin’. That’s another stamp set that I love!

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9 Responses to Stampin’ Addicts Retiring Stamp Set Blog Hop

  1. Mary

    I love the Olive Card. Great Job.

  2. Krystal De Leeuw

    These are so fun Yapha!!! Fabulous colors on the first card and I LOVE those olives. Super cute!! Great job with this set.

  3. Amanda Mertz

    Cute projects! Those little drink glasses are a great way to show off many colors! The white background definitely keeps CAS! Thanks for sharing at Fab Friday!

  4. Heidi Baks

    These are such fun cards! Love all the yummy twine on the first card, and the olives…. Olive it a lot! 🙂

  5. Tanya Boser

    Oh, these are all so cute I can’t pick a favorite!! Great job featuring this set 🙂

  6. Twila Davis

    Such a fun group of cards. I LOVE the olive card! So cute!

  7. rhondag

    Adorable projects Yapha! I especially love your olives!

  8. Cindy Beach

    We’re so happy you chose to play along with our challenge at Fab Friday, Yapha. Your lineup of drinks in refreshing colors is inviting and highlights the colors beautifully. I love the way you added DSP inside each glass. Thanks for sharing your fun design!

  9. Cindy Elam

    Oh my heck, I love that olive card! Too stinkin’ cute!!!