Friday 15 May 2020

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

Welcome to the Ink it! Stamp it! Design Team Blog Hop. This month we will be sharing projects inspired by our Kids theme. The full line up below will guide you through all the projects.

My project today was inspired by a couple of creative challenges. The layout was inspired by this weeks Sunday Stamps Sketch Challenge #230 and my card also fits in with the latest Casing the Catty Challenge #269 where you are using/caseing your favourite retiring bundle - I have used the Bonanza Buddies Bundle.


My adorable kids birthday card uses products from the retiring Birthday Bonanza Suite. I'm quite sad about this suite retiring as I find all the images in the stamp set fun and adorable - plus I just LOVE the Koala :)

The colours used in my card are Bermuda Bay, Coastal Cabana, Pool Party, Daffodil Delight and Mango Melody. Plus Basic Black and Whisper White.

I stamped the adorable lion from the Bonanza Buddies stamp set using Daffodil Delight and Mango Melody ink, plus Pool Party for the party hat. Each image was cut out using the co-ordinating die from the Bonanza Dies.

Using a piece of Whisper White cardstock, I stamped random present images in a pile using Bermuda Bay, Coastal Cabana, Pool Party and Black Memento ink. (I used my Basic Black Stampin' Write Marker to add some lines on some of my present bows). Once done, I cut them out using the largest circle from the Stitched Shapes dies.

My sentiment is stamped in Bermuda Bay on Whisper White cardstock and was cut out using the narrow Stitched Rectangle, which I partially cut twice to make it longer.

To put my card together, I adhered a strip of the Birthday Bonanza DSP along the edge of my Bermuda Bay card base, adhered my stitched circle, then my sentiment and then the lion. I added a white sequin to the top of his party hat to finish it all off. Hope you like it :)

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*** EDIT: I'm super excited to add that my card was chosen as the Winner of the Caseing The Catty Favourite Retiring Bundle Challenge #CTC269 ***

Thank you so much for joining us today. We hope you'll join us again next month to see our new 2020-21 Annual Catalogue projects.

Don't forget to continue the hop all the way around to see what the amazing Ink it! Stamp it! Design Team have come up with.

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Here is a list of the supplies and tools used:

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Bonanza Buddies Bundle* (153815)

Bonanza Buddies* (Photopolymer 151567)

Bonanza Dies*

Birthday Bonanza DSP* (151313)

Stitched Shapes Dies (152323)

Rectangle Stitched Framelits# (148551)

Tools: Paper Trimmer, Big Shot, Magnetic Platform, Clear Blocks

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# = Product retiring 2nd June 2020, but returning re-configured in the 2020-21 Annual Catalogue from 3rd June 2020 with a new item number.

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  1. I love this, Kirsten! The addition of the stitching around the shapes really sets this card up perfectly!

  2. Too cute! The little lion with his big stack of gifts is so sweet for a birthday. :) Great colors too!

  3. Kirsten, this is awesome! Love that jumble of presents in the background, and your color choices are PERFECT to set off that handsome lion! So buttoned up! Thanks so much for playing at Sunday Stamps!

    1. Thanks so much Heather :) And thanks to the Sunday Stamps Team for the great sketch!

  4. Oh I love your card Kirsten, it's so cute x


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