Wednesday, 21 September 2016

International Blog Hop - Highlighting Stampin' Up! | Number of Years


Welcome and thank you for joining me in a special International blog hop highlighting just some of the many wonderful products Stampin' Up! have to offer.

At the end of August, I participated, along with a number of other crafters from around the world, in an International Project Highlight organised by Kylie Bertucci.

Anyone and everyone was able to vote for their favourite cards and based on the total votes received, the top 10 winners were announced and I came in 6th - YAY :)

Click here to check out the super cute card I entered, using the adorable Bella & Friends stamp set.

All 10 winners were invited to participate in this special International Product Highlight Blog Hop.

There was no specific theme for this hop, which meant we could create what ever we liked.

......and therein lies a problem, how to decide which product to highlight for this hop....

I recently had a special request to make a card to celebrate a 90th Birthday, and I decided that I would share this card with you all as my Stampin' Up! product highlight for this hop.

Here is what I came up with:





I used a Daffodil Delight & Garden Green colour scheme along with the Number of Years stamp set and matching Large Numbers framelits.

My cardbase uses Daffodil Delight cardstock and the images are stamped on Whisper White, with the numbers stamped separately and then cut using the coordinating framelits.

I contemplated adding some more flowers to the front as I thought it needed a little something else, but decided I like the less is more approach and felt more flowers may make the front a little too busy. So to add that little something extra I ended up adding sparkles to the centre of the flowers using some Dazzling Details.

I decorated the inside of the card by using the same flowers as on the front.

This was a relatively quick and easy card to make and I am really pleased with how it turned out.
I hope the recipient likes it too :)


Here is a list of the supplies and tools used to create this card:

Whisper White A4 Cardstock (106549)
Daffodil Delight A4 Cardstock (121680)
Daffodil Delight Classic Stampin' Pad (126944)
Garden Green Classic Stampin' Pad (126973)
Number of Years Stamp Set (Photopolymer 140653)
Large Numbers Framelits (140622)
Magnetic Platform (130658)
Tombow Multipurpose Liquid Glue (110755)
Snail Permanent Adhesive (104332)
Dazzling Details

If you would like to purchase or see any of these items in more detail, just click on the relevant link above. 

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The new holiday catalogue started on 1st September.




Thanks so much for stopping by and checking out my creation.

If you enjoyed my card, it would make my day if you left me a comment below :)

Don't forget to continue the hop all the way around to see what the very creative winners of Kylie's International Project Highlight have come up with.

You are currently visiting me - Kirsten Aitchison, so checkout the list below to see who is next in the hop.


12 comments:

  1. Yellow is one of my favorite colors and I love yellow roses. This card is fabulous in yellow!

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    1. Thanks so much Debbie. I too really like the card in yellow, makes it very bright and cheerful :)

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  2. Stunning card Kirsten. The Daffodil Delight really pops.

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  3. What an honor to create a card for a 90th Birthday. Love the colors!

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    1. Thanks so much Melodie. Yes, I was excited to be asked to make a card for such a big milestone :)

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  4. Hi Kirsten! Your creation is so cheerful and lovely. D x

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  5. Beautiful card Kirsten. Happy and vibrant colours to celebrate a milestone birthday. :)

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