INKspired Blog-Hop #99 Bird Bundle

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4:00 PM

Welcome to the 99th Sunday night INKspired Blog-Hop! I love being able to play long each fortnight with the INKspired Team members. If this is your first stop please hop over to the other team players to see what they have created using the awesome sketch Teneale Williams has designed for us again this week. You may have arrived here from the lovely Jo Wilson who I'm sure has inspired you with what she has created using the sketch below.


This Weeks Sketch

Again this Blog-hop I have used the beautiful Bird Ballad Designer Series again.  This Designer Series Paper is stunning and can be used for just about any occasion.  The Bird Ballad Paper designs were hand coloured with Stampin'Blends (P179 of the catalogue) for a soft blended look. I just adore these little birds perched in amongst the pretty pop of pink flowers. It really is my favourite paper ever. Again this week I have let the papers Shine and only stamped the sentiment (Happy Birthday).
 I am sure you will love the Bird Ballad Suite as much as me! and it's now available to order. 

My Card

I really wanted to show how you can make different cards using just one packet of Designer Series Paper and some Cardstock.  These cards are part of a gift set that I am sending to a beautiful friend who helped me get my recent orders out on time.

Inside my card



Again I fussy cut the Birds and the Flowers and layered them to create a little 3D effect, then combined the Designer Series Paper with our pretty Petal pink Cardstock. The Circle was cut using the stitch Circle framelits which I am happy to say have carried over into the New Catalogue.
I did Brayer some Vellum paper using Pear Pizzazz but I could have used the PERENNIAL ESSENCE 12"X12" Vellum Cardstock (pg 169 of the New Annual Catalogue) which is a great NEW addition to our Paper Basic. 
Now it's over to Julie Martin to see her lovely creation.


INKspired Blog-Hop #98 Free As A Bird

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5:30 PM

Welcome to another Sunday night INKspired Blog-Hop!
I'm so happy you joined us! If this is your first stop please hop over to the other team players to see what they have created using the awesome sketch Teneale Williams has designed for us this week. You may have arrived here from the lovely Jo Wilson who I'm sure has inspired you with what she has created using the sketch below.

This weeks Sketch



This week I have used the beautiful Bird Ballad Designer Series again.  This Designer Series Paper will be able to order from the New Annual Catalogue on the 4th June. The Bird Ballad Paper designs were hand coloured with Stampin'Blends (P179) for a soft blended look. I just adore these little birds perched in amongst the pretty pop of pink flowers. It has to be my favourite paper ever. Again this week I have let the papers Shine and only stamped the sentiment (Thank You) from the co-ordinating Stamp set - FREE AS A BIRD. I am sure you will love this suite as much as me! 

My Card


Again I fussy cut the Birds and the Flowers and layered them to create a little 3D effect, then combined the Designer Series Paper with our pretty Petal pink Cardstock. The Circle was cut using the stitch Circle framelits which I am happy to say have carried over into the New Catalogue.


Now it's over to the Super Talented Teneale Williams to see her lovely creation.


Everything is Rosy - Blog Hop

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8:00 PM

Welcome to the INKspired x Pinkies Everything is Rosy Blog Hop! I know you are going to love it! We have a mixture of amazingly talented Stampin' Up! papercrafters from around the world sharing our creations using this gorgeous new product medley.

You may have just arrived here from the very talented Martin Stone who I'm sure has inspired you with what he has created using this amazing kit.

If you are starting here please make sure you hit the next button at the bottom of this post and hop all the way around to the other team players to see what they have created using the Everything is rosy Product Medley.


My Card
I have to admit the on trend colour palette of elegant Navy, popping Pink and Rose Gold, made it so easy to get creative using these gorgeous colours. I was torn between the two colours being Night of Navy and Melon Mambo so I created another card using the same Designer Series Paper as my first card but added the little Rose Gold label and Night of Navy Ribbon with Melon Mambo Cardstock to create a totally different look. Love it!


For this card I did a little fussy cutting using the flowers from another piece of the gorgeous Designer Series Paper and then added an extra layer to the flower to create a little depth to my flower. 
I hope you have enjoyed what I’ve shared and hope you’ll enjoy this new Product Medley, as much as I have.

Now it's on to the lovely Caroline Van Der Straaten to see her lovely creation. 



Michelle Last Teneale Williams Martin Stone Narelle Macey Caroline van der Straaten Barbara Williams Kate Bolt Jo Wilson Liz Yuille Louise Sharp Allison McLeod Stacey Marsh Julie Martin




Don't Forget! 

This Limited Edition Suite is available while supplies last until May 31, 2019. This means products will only be available until this date, or while supplies last, whichever comes first. I am sure you'll not want to miss out on this stunning Suite! You can place your order by clicking the Shop on-line button at the top of my page. 



So here’s the list of what you get. It’s amazing!
Everything is Rosy stamp set
10 coordinating dies
Melon Mambo Ruched Ribbon (10 yards)
Night of Navy ribbon with Rose Gold metallic edge (10 yards)
Rose Gold shimmer paint
6 x 6″ stack of Foil Accented DSP (48 sheets, 8 each of 6 double sided designs)
6 x 6″ Rose Gold Foil (8 sheets)
3 sheets of die cuts, 2 are Foil Printed
Rose Gold Die Cuts – 4 sheets, 2 of each design
Rose Gold Mirror Embellishments (adhesive backed)

INKspired Blog-Hop #97 Bird Ballad Card

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8:03 PM

Welcome to another Sunday night INKspired Blog-Hop!
I'm so happy you joined us! If this is your first stop please hop over to the other team players to see what they have created using the awesome sketch Teneale Williams has designed for us this week. You may have arrived here from the lovely Kozue Smith who I'm sure has inspired you with what she has created using the sketch below.


This weeks Sketch


This week I have another sneak peek to show case.  I combined two Designer Series Papers from the New Annual Catalogue which you can order from the 4th June. The Bird Ballad Paper designs were hand coloured with Stampin'Blends (P179) for a soft blended look. I just adore these little birds perched in amongst the pretty pop of pink flowers.  With my card this week there is no stamping at all. I let the papers be that star this week. 

My Card

First I fussy cut the little birds and some extra flowers. I then placed them on a piece of Whisper White Cardstock using Stampin' Dimensionals. For a little more detail I added the extra cut out flowers over the top of the flowers to create a 3D effect.  I wasn't able to capture the beauty in these flowers as I still trying to find the best spot to take my photos in my new house. 

There are a few layers in this card as you card see. The thank you came from the Magnolia Lane Memories & More Card pack which blended really well with the matching Designer Series Paper. I know you are going to love this set as much as me! Next I add a piece of the new InColour Terracotta Tile Scalloped Linen Ribbon. The Bird Ballad Suite always includes Trinkets (I add the little leaves to the linen thread). I hand stitched a little bit of Gold Metallic thread to finish it off.
Hope you have enjoyed my little sneak peek into some amazing new product.  
Now it's on to the lovely Maree to see her lovely creation using the same sketch 



Sailing Home - GDP#187

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10:59 PM

Welcome to my Blog. 
This week I have a little Sneak Peek for you! I have used an awesome new Stampin’ Up! stamp set bundle called Sailing Home to create my card for the Global Design Project (Theme Challenge - CREATE A LANDSCAPE). My inspiration came from our Make & Take from the On-Stage event which was held in Auckland New Zealand and last week's Sketch Challenge from the INKspired Team Hop. All of The fantastic products used to create this card will be available in 2019-20 Annual Catalogue.



I love to play along to the Global Design Project and again (as always) this super talented team have provided wonderful examples for us to get our creative juices flowing...
I know that you’re all excited to get the new Stampin’ Up! 2019-20 Annual Catalog in your hands, so if you would like your very own copy then flick me an email - ncmacey@hotmail.com and I get one out to you within the next week or so.. Pre-orders began today for all Demonstrators and what an exciting time it is...

My Card

I have used the beautiful Subtle 3D Embossing Folder to create my card Base using Balmy Blue. I layered a piece of Whisper White over the top of a piece of the new Come Sail Away Designer Series Paper. The beautiful Sailing Ships I stamped in Night of Navy and cut out using the matching Smooth Sailing Thinlits Dies....
The compass was stamped in Soft Suede (Stamped Off ) and the birds are stamped in Memento Black. Perfectly lined up using my trusty Stamparatus... ( Love this tool ) Can't stamp without now!! 
If you haven't purchased one you really need to add it to your wish list.. 
The Sentiment was Stampin in Memento Black on another piece of the DSP and cut out using the Stitched Retangled Dies. I really loved how this card came together and hope you love the new Sailing Home Bundle as much as I do! 


Inside


I keep the inside of all my cards very simple by adding a contrasting colour (Night of Navy), Whisper White and of course a piece of the co-ordindating DSP. That's what I love about Stampin'Up! They make it so easy to have fun stamping and creating great projects because they co-ordinate all the products so well together.  The cute little Anchor is part of the Sailing Away Trinkets which has 20 pieces - 2 of each design.. I can't show you everything - so you will have to check out the New Catalogue in June for all the NEW and exciting Products. 
Thanks for stopping by! 

INKspired Blog-Hop #96 Tropical Chic Card

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8:00 PM

Welcome to another Sunday night INKspired Blog-Hop!
I'm so happy you joined us! If this is your first stop please hop over to the other team players to see what they have created using the awesome sketch Teneale Williams has designed for us this week. You may have arrived here from the lovely Kozue Smith who I'm sure has inspired you with what she has created using the sketch below.

This Week's Sketch


I loved the sketch this week and knew that the fantastic Tropical Chic Bundle was ideal to create the coastal feel that "I am feeling right now" having just moved to the beautiful Mid North Coast township of Tuncurry / Foster. Hubby and I have been enjoying beautiful walks along the beach and such amazing weather everyday this week. I have to say that I din't enjoy the endless amount of boxes that I had to unpack though. Thank you to my amazing daughter Pam for giving me a hand and lots of encouragement and motivation to get through it. If it had been left to me the only room that would have be unpack would be ........ you guessed it (The Craft room). 😉


My Card


This paper is retiring soon! 
 It includes some lush designs with textured appearance. There are 48 sheets: 4 each of 12 double sided designs which Co-Ordinates with Tropical Chic Bundle on pg 120 of our Annual Catalogue. Don't forget to place your order for this DSP before it's all gone!  

I combined it with Blushing Bride Cardstock for my card base and added a little extra texture using the beautiful Subtle Embossing folder (My favourite folder EVER). It can be found on pg 223 of the catty....  
For my sentiment I used another piece of paper from the DSP and stamped the "Thank you" in Memento black. Another favourite of mine is the Rectangle Stitched Framelits which I used to cut out the sentiment and placed on a piece of old olive Cardstock using the Stitched Label framelits. 
I really loved how this simple this design came together. 
Anyone who places an order with me this week will receive a sample kit (of this card in the mail), "Minus the stamped images - Sorry". You will need to purchase the Stamp (Company Policy)

  Now it's on to my lovely friend Maree "who I owe a huge thank you to" for posting my goodies from On-Stage in Auckland (New Zealand). I know you will be love her creation using the same sketch. 




INKspired Blog-Hop #95 Floral Romance Card

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8:00 PM

Welcome to another Sunday night INKspired Blog-Hop!
I'm so happy you joined us! If this is your first stop please hop over to the other team players to see what they have created using the awesome sketch Teneale Williams has designed for us this week. You may have arrived here from the lovely Kozue Smith who I'm sure has inspired you with what she has created using the sketch below.


This Weeks Sketch


I loved the sketch this week and knew that the beautiful Floral Romance Specialty Designer Series Paper (148586) was all that I needed to use for a touch of elegance. This paper has such soft elegant designs making it perfect for wedding, Anniversaries and more. It includes some beautiful printed vellum like the one I have used which is just perfect for layering. I combined it with a Whisper White  Cardstock for the base of my card and Fresh fig as backing. 

My Card

I added the lovely Frosted Flower Embellishment to the sentiment and finished off by using Fresh Fig Sheer Ribbon to tie it all together. 
Now it's on to the lovely Allison to see her creation using the same sketch