Friday, 19 May 2017

Ink it! Stamp it! Design Team Blog Hop | Theme: Celebrate


Welcome to our first Ink it! Stamp it! Blog Hop! This month we will be sharing projects inspired by our Celebrate theme. The full line up below will guide you through all the projects and we'd love to hear from you on what your favourite type of celebration is.

Birthdays are my favourite type of Celebration.

I just love creating cards for my family and friends to help them celebrate their special day. And what better way to show them how much I care, than with a lovingly handmade card.

My nephew had a birthday recently and here is the card I created for his special day.


I have used a combination of the Lift Me Up stamp set and matching Up & Away Thinlits along with the Number of Years stamp set and matching Large Numbers Framelits.

My colour palette consists of Bermuda Bay, Daffodil Delight, Pumpkin Pie, Soft Sky and Whisper White.

The cloudy sky background was created using a die cut cloud from the Up & Away thinlits, a sponge dauber and Soft Sky ink.

The die cut hot air balloon is adhered to my card front using a few dimensionals to help it pop off the card and appear to be floating through the clouds.


Of course I couldn't help myself and needed to decorate the inside of the card with another cute hot air balloon.


Both the sentiments on my card front and the decorated inside, use Bermuda Bay ink.



Thank you so much for joining us today. We hope you'll join us again next month to see our NEW 2017-2018 Catalogue projects. I'm Kirsten Aitchison and to keep hopping around see the list below to see who is up next.



You too can make this ....... 
Here is a list of the supplies and tools used:


Lift Me Up Stamp Set (Clear 142896)

Lift Me Up Stamp Set (Wood 142893)

Up & Away Thinlits (142748)

Number of Years (Photopolymer 140653)

Large Numbers Framelits (140622)

Whisper White A4 Cardstock (106549)

Bermuda Bay A4 Cardstock (131286)

Daffodil Delight A4 Cardstock (121680)

Pumpkin Pie A4 Cardstock (108601)

Bermuda Bay Classic Stampin' Pad (131171)

Soft Sky Classic Stampin’ Pad (131181)


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18 comments:

  1. Lucky nephew to have an aunty who makes him cards like this! Love it.

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  2. Fantastic card Kirsten!! I'm in love with the colour combination.

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    1. Thanks so much Carolina :) I went through a few different colour combos before settling on this one and I think it works well.

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  3. Great card for any age-the colour combination is stunning.

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    1. Thanks so much Lisa :) Yes, it's an easy card to adapt to any age group.

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  4. You are such a sweet Aunty and your nephew is a lucky little man. This is such a gorgeously sweet card Kirsten and the colours for your balloon are perfect offset for the blue hues of teh base xx

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  5. Oh love your sponged cloud background, it is just perfect. Fabulous card, the colours have come together beautifully.

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  6. A beautiful card Kirsten, I would be supper excited to receive a card like this for my birthday.

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  7. It's such a cute card. I can feel the love.

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  8. Lucky nephew - what a gorgeous card! Everything about this card is perfect.

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  9. I just adore this Stamp and Die set and Kirsten you have showcased it beautifully...love it

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