Global Stamping Friends – Color Feature

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Hi and Welcome back to another month of awesome projects made by demonstrators from around the world. You are visiting me, Jenn Charles at BFF Stampers.  This month we thought we’d challenge ourselves with a color feature.  I really liked this idea and will be featuring a color monthly.  This month for the Global Stamping Friends hop we decided on the color Call Me Clover.  I’ve fallen in love with this color while using it these past couple days.  It is a beautiful bright green. We were allowed to also use black & white in our designs.

For both of my cards I used the Tropical Escape Designer Series Paper.  I love the bold prints on the back but it also has some black and white designs on the opposite side.  And I love the 1/8″ size of the ribbon.  It’s my favorite size as you will also see in the next card. There is a list of all the products I used in these two cards down below.

In this card I used the 1/8″ Whisper White ribbon.  I told you I loved that size ribbon.  The pop of Call Me Clover adds so much to this card.  This stamp and die cuts are from the Stitched All Around Bundle.

I hope you found some inspiration to try this bold In-Color.  Next up in the blog is Amanda Farlinger.  Click on the arrow below to go to her blog.  Scroll to the bottom on the page if you’d like to see a list of everyone in the hop.

Thanks for stopping by,
Your BFF,
Jenn

 

Blog Hop Roll Call

  1. Amber Thompson
  2. Tricia Butts
  3. Anastasia Radloff
  4. Karie Beglau
  5. Susan Simpson
  6. Anja Reuss
  7. Kimberley Morris
  8. Lisa Ann Bernard
  9. Libby Dyson
  10. Marieke Bart
  11. Jan Musselman
  12. Angélique Stempelkeuken
  13. Jenn Curtis Charles
  14. Amanda Farlinger
  15. Narelle Fasulo

UPCOMING CLASSES (RSVP on FB at BFF Stampers):
September:
8th – Stamp Camp (RSVP by 7th)
16th – Abstract Impressions Product Class (RSVP by 9th)
17th – Team BFF Meeting (RSVP by 15th)
21st – Timeless Tidings Christmas Kit Class (RSVP by 14th)

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Stamp N’ Hop – Masculine

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Welcome back to another Stamp ‘N Hop with demonstrators from all over the world showcasing MASCULINE products this month.

I have to admit, I struggle with the masculine side of crafting.  I love bling, ribbon and flowers.  I’ve been wanting to make a card for my husband to say thank you for working so hard for us everyday.  He loves everything water from fishing to surfing so today I am making a project using the stamp set, Waterfront.  I also used the Hardwood background stamp to get some woodgrain look on the card.  I got my inspiration for this card from a fabulous Stampin’ Up! demonstrator, Kelly Kent.

I broke the fibers in a piece of Tranquil Tide cardstock to make it look crumpled or “rugged”.  I stamped off the Tranquil Tide ink to make the water a lighter color.  I love Tranquil Tide because of the blue-green look and it can be used either way.  A list of supplies is down below.

Thank you for stopping by.  Please hop along to the rest of the talented crafters.  Up next is Laura Mackie.

 

UPCOMING CLASSES (RSVP on FB at BFF Stampers):

August 11th – Stamp Camp 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.  RSVP by August 10th
August 17th – Team BFF Appreciation Dinner
August 19th – Mini Album Product Class 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.  RSVP by August 12th
August 25th – Holiday Extravaganza – 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. RSVP by August 16th


Stamp N’ Hop Favorite New Designer Series Paper

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Hi Friends!  Welcome to another round of the Stamp ‘N Hop Blog Hop.  You are visiting me, Jenn Charles @ BFF Stampers.  Next up is Mo Rootes.  This month’s theme is favorite designer series paper and I know the one I chose is going to be popular!

I’ve chosen the Share What You Love Designer Series Paper.  It has beautiful pearl accents throughout the pack and you get 24 sheets of thick double sided paper.  The project I’ve made is a box with a couple cards all made with one sheet of DSP.

Here are the dimensions to make the box:

DSP – 11 1/2″ x 8″

Score along the long side at – 3/4″, 5 3/8″, 6 1/8″ and 10 3/4″

Score along the short side at – 3/4″ and 7 1/4″

You will have a 4″ x 12″ strip of DSP left over.  Cut it to make 2 4″ x 5 1/2″ pieces for the card fronts.

Thank you for hopping by to check out my project today.

Next up is Mo Rootes.  I know she will have a fabulous project for you.  If you want to skip ahead, a list of all the participants is below.

Mikaela Titheridge
Tracy Marie Lewis
Cheryl Taylor
Jacqui Jacjac Lawrence
Susan Simpson
Anastasia Radloff
Kaylee van Es
Jenn Charles  <——— YOU ARE HERE
Mo Rootes
Danielle Kassing
Jo Blackman
Karen Pearmain
Vicky Wright
Linda Handford
Amy Grendel
Terry Montgomery
Laurie Meier
Laura Mackie
Joanne Hodge
Cindy Blancett

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Upcoming Events (RSVP on FB Events at BFF Stampers):

July 14th – Stamp  Camp – Sew Easy Studio – 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
(We will be making this project at Stamp Camp!  RSVP by July 13th if you want to attend.)  Class cost is $20 or FREE with a $25 purchase.

July 22nd – Dandelion Wishes Product Based Class – My House – 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Come make 8 cards, 2 each of 4 cards using the Dandelion Wishes stamp set.  You will get to take home the stamp set, Silver and White Bakers Twine, and Basic Adhesive-Backed Sequins.  We will be using these items in class.  I will provide any of the cardstock, ink, and any other embellishments or dies you will need to make the project.  Class cost is $45.  RSVP by July 17th so I can purchase the product.

July 27th – Christmas in July – My House – 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Come make 12 Christmas cards. 4 each of 3 designs. We will be using the DSP from the Annual Catalog called Under the Mistletoe. Cost is $20 or FREE with a $25 order.  RSVP by July 25th.


Global Stamping Friends July Blog Hop – Home Decor

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Welcome to another month full of fun projects made from Stampin’ Up! demonstrators from around the world.  Right now you are visiting me, Jenn Charles @ BFF Stampers.  For July’s theme, we are making Home Decor items.  Today it is supposed to be 111° F!  That is very hot for my little town.  So we are at the beach!  I made a sign for my craft area that depicts my mood today.  I’m going to be sitting at the beach with my feet in the sand, RELAXING!

I am so glad that Mint Macaron has come back.  It goes perfectly with Smoky Slate and Bermuda Bay.  I got this inspiration from my shower curtain.  I’ve been wanting to make this for awhile now and this blog hop was just the push I needed to take the time to figure out how to do these chevrons.

I sponged all the pieces in Crumb Cake and used a Crumb Cake piece of cardstock for my backing.  The word is cut from the Large Letter Framelits in Crumb Cake and sponged also.  The little sand dollars are cut from the new Under the Sea Framelit Dies.

I hope you enjoyed my Home Decor item.  I know I do!  It’s so pretty!  These are my favorite colors for summer.

Next up is Sarah.  I know she is really going to WOW you with what she has created.  Below is a list of everyone in the hop.

Thanks for stopping by,
Your BFF,
Jenn

Sarah Mcdermott

BLOG ROLL CALL
HOME DECOR

  1. Lisa Ann Bernard
    2. Tricia Butts
    3. Narelle Fasulo
    4. Amber Thompson
    5. Karie Beglau
    6. Anja Reuss
    7. Anastasia Radloff
    8. Amanda Bates
    9. Susan Simpson
    10. Angelique Stempelkeuken
    11. Libby Dyson
    12. Marieke Bart
    13. Mary Ann Kay Rossiter
    14. Kimberley Anne Morris
    15. Rebecca Urban
    16.Jenn Curtis Charles
    17. Sarah McDermott

Upcoming Events (RSVP on FB @ BFF Stampers or reply to this email):

July 14th – Stamp Camp
July 18th – Mommy & Me Class
July 22nd – DSP Product Based Class
July 27th – Christmas in July