Global Stamping Friends – Extraordinary Anniversary Blog Hop

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Welcome to the 3rd year anniversary of Global Stamping Friends. I can not believe it’s been 3 years of fun stamping with this group of friends from all over the world!

To celebrate this year’s anniversary, I’m going to go back to my first post with this group and remake the project I made at that time! It was an adorable baby shaker card.

Click the photo above to be taken to the very first post I did for the Global Stamping Friends.

Here I’ve used the stamp set Above the Clouds to CASE the baby card. The designer series paper is from the Follow Your Art suite.

Thank you so much for hopping along with us today to celebrate Global Stamping Friends’ Anniversary. Up next is Amanda Farlinger.


Favorites from the NEW Catalog – Stamp N’ Hop

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Yay! Today is the first full day of summer vacation and it has finally warmed up! Good thing to because we are planning a graduation party this weekend at the beach for my twin daughters. They graduated High School and I couldn’t be more proud! Although a cliché, the term, ‘it all flew by so fast’ was all I could think of during the graduation. It’s been an exhausting June so far but such a fun new chapter in their lives.

The new annual catalog is out and I’m in full crafting mode with fun stuff! The catalog is always such an inspiring work of art with so many beautiful stamp sets that it was hard to choose which one to start with, so I chose Magnolia Lane. This gorgeous flower and designer series paper has really won me over.

I made a fancy fold easel card for my buyers club.

I also used this set to make a scrapbook layout and this big bag I CASE’d from Sam Hammond. The tutorial is on her blog HERE.

I used the Hot Air Balloon Punch along with the die cuts in the Magnolia Memory Dies to make the paper pieced Magnolia flower.

Thank you for stopping by my blog during the Stamp ‘N Hop. Up next is Vickie Kello. I can’t wait to see what she has made. Click the arrow to go straight to her blog. Below will be a list of everything I used on my projects today. Please take note that if you do buy this stamp set, the Magnolia flower is very big and you will need either a Clear Block F or a Stamparatus to stamp with it.

Vickie Kello

Extra Ordinary Blog Hop – GSF

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Welcome to an extra edition of the Global Stamping Friends blog hop. I’m here to give you a sneak peek of what I did at OnStage and also show you a stamp set that I think many of you will want to get your hands on. It’s called Daisy Lane and it already has a coordinating punch that I own so I love that already. It will also have another punch to go with it to make gorgeous designs. Have I intrigued you?

I stamped the flowers in Calypso Coral and the stems in Mossy Meadow. Then I used my Wink of Stella to blend the inks to make them look colored in and to give it a little sparkle of course!
I’m very sad to say that this Wood Textures DSP is retiring. If it’s something you think you need (of course we all do!) then I suggest getting it as soon as you can because it’s only available while supplies last.
I used a couple other new products. Here’s a new label punch called Timeless Label that I got as a gift for attending CentreStage. I’ve added some Mossy Meadow Linen Thread from the Magnolia Lane ribbon combo pack. I love it!

Here are the make n’ takes we got to make at OnStage. It’s so fun getting to play with a few of the new products and bring the samples home to show you.

The brown card with the nest that says Hugs for you is a card that will be coming out of Shelli’s Paper Pumpkin for the month of May. Isn’t it beautiful?

Don’t you just love that Stampin’ Up! brought out a new stamp set that goes with a punch most of us already own? I hope you were inspired by my card today. The products that you can purchase today are linked down below. The rest will be available on June 4th unless you want to Join Team BFF and buy from the new catalog starting May 1st with a 20% discount! I love the benefits of being a demonstrator!

Thank you so much for joining us on this impromptu blog hop. Next up is Tricia. I can’t wait to see what she’s come up with!

Blog Hop Roll Call
1. Amanda Farlinger
2. Amber Thompson
3. Vicky Wright
4. Lisa Ann Bernard
5. Jenn Curtis Charles
6. Tricia Butts
7. Marieke Bart
8. Amanda Bates
9. Kimberley Anne Morris
10. Lisa Henderson


Stamp N’ Hop – Let’s get Girly!

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Welcome to another round of the Stamp N’ Hop Blog Hop! This month our theme is ALL ABOUT THE GIRLS! I’ve gotta say that girl cards are almost the only thing I make around here. A real challenge for me would be a Manly card. I can’t make one of those to save my life!

When this blog hop goes live I will be up in the air flying to Utah for OnStage. OnStage is Stampin’ Up!’s version of convention where all of us demonstators get together in remote locations around the globe and see and learn all new stuff! I am so excited! I will have lots of fun stuff to share with you when I get back. You can follow along on my Instagram page @bffstampers to see some sneak peeks!

Anyway….back to the blog hop…

My friend asked me to make some invitations for a Surprise Party she was having for her mom’s birthday. She said she likes purples and pinks. Perfectly girly in my opinion 🙂 What do you think?

I printed all the words.

Thank you so much for joining us this month. Next up is Pia Gerhardt. Hop along to everyone to get all the girly inspiration.

Pia Gerhardt