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Stampin’ Addicts Occasions Catalog Blog Hop 2017

Hello and welcome to the Stampin’ Addicts Occasions Catalog Blog Hop! We are excited to be featuring some fun stamp sets from the new Occasions Catalog. You may have arrived here from Heidi Baks’s Blog where she featured Dragonfly Dreams or perhaps Sara Mattson-Blume’s Blog (if you are going backwards), or you may be starting here. In any case, all of the blogs link … Continue reading »

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Pool Party Fall Leaves

Such a gorgeous color combo from Nacho Average Challenges this week! I added some copper embossing powder, which looks a little off in the picture for some reason, but looks amazing in real life (if I do say so myself…). Stamps: Vintage Leaves, Rose Wonder Ink: VersaMark, Pool Party, Crumb Cake Paper: Crumb Cake, Pool … Continue reading »

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By the Shore Birthday Card

It’s week two of these great colors with Nacho Average Challenges, and I have a quick and cute birthday card featuring the By The Shore Designer Series Paper. Stamps: Stylized Birthday Ink: Archival Basic Black, Calypso Coral, Dapper Denim Paper: Mint Macaron, By The Shore Designer Series Paper Other: Seaside Embossing Folder I used the great sketch from Can … Continue reading »

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Birthday Card with Thoughtful Branches

As soon as I saw the Thoughtful Branches bundle, I knew that I wanted to use it for my dad’s birthday card this year.  His birthday is next week, so I’d better get this card in the mail soon! Stamps: Thoughtful Branches, Birthday Fiesta Ink: VersaMark, Chocolate Chip Paper: Garden Green, So Saffron, Chocolate Chip … Continue reading »

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Raccoon Happy Birthday

One of the great things about the Foxy Friends stamp set is how many different animals can be made by changing the colors and the markings. In addition to the fox I made a skunk, and today I have a raccoon to show you. Stamps: Foxy Friends, Birthday Banners Ink: Smoky Slate, Basic Gray, Basic … Continue reading »

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Happy Birthday for Nacho Average Challenges

It’s the second week of these Nacho Average Challenges colors and I have another birthday card with them for you today. To create this one, I had to tweak the background paper a little, so I cut off the stripes that were in Melon Mambo and Crushed Curry and glued the rest back to together. … Continue reading »

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Happiest of Birthdays!

We’ve got a great color challenge from Nacho Average Challenges this week. It is bright and fun and works great with the Birthday Fiesta stamp set. Stamps: Birthday Fiesta Ink: Emerald Envy, Pumpkin Pie, Tempting Turquoise Paper: Tempting Turquoise, Emerald Envy, Pumpkin Pie, Whisper White Other: Fiesta Time Framelits These are the colors — I hope you’ll … Continue reading »

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Bear Says Happy Birthday

We are into our second week of the Nacho Average Sketch Challenge, and I have a second card for you. Stamps: Bear Hugs, Birthday Banners Ink: Soft Suede, Elegant Eggplant, Cucumber Crush Paper: Cucumber Crush, Soft Suede, Whisper White, Regals Designer Series Paper Other: Bear Hugs Framelits, Bunches of Banners Framelits In addition to the Nacho … Continue reading »

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Star Wars-ish 6th Birthday Card

My nephew turned six this weekend and he is super into Star Wars right now. I wanted to make him a somewhat Star Wars-sh card without going full on punch art. Stamps: Crazy About You Ink: Archival Basic Black Paper: Crushed Curry, Basic Black Other: Confetti Stars Punch, Layering Circle Framelits, Large Number Framelits I … Continue reading »

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Stylized Happy Birthday

I love fun fonts and I was super excited to see this Happy Birthday stamp in the new catalog. It is a single stamp and it is perfect for making quick birthday cards! Stamps: Stylized Birthday Ink: Melon Mambo, Tempting Turquoise Paper: Crushed Curry, Whisper White, Festive Birthday Designer Series Paper Other: Emerald Envy 3/8″ … Continue reading »

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