Stampin’ Up! Mixed Borders Thanks for the New Products Blog Hop


Good morning – it’s time for another installment of the Amy’s Inkin’ Krew Blog Hop series.  This time around, we’re all doing projects made with products from the new 2016-2017 Annual Catalog.  That’s left it pretty wide open – so there’s no telling what surprises await you on this hop.  Be sure to check out all the blogs, okay? 🙂

I got a big ole box of new catalog goodies today!  Shoulda taken a picture I guess – that’s what all the good demonstrators do! – but I was just ripping into it like a kid at Christmas!!  So much fun!  I finally made myself stick all the embossing folders and framelits in their Stamp-N-Storage totes and the stamp sets into their “shelves”….and get busy!  I used the new Mixed Borders stamp set and the Petal Burst TIEF for this cute and quick Thank You note.  Take a look-see:

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I started with a Crumb Cake Note Card and Envelope, just cuz it’s so easy!  My blue accents are all Dapper Denim, so I cut a Dapper Denim mat and another piece of Crumb Cake.  I ran that piece thru the Big Shot in the new Petal Burst TIEF.  Then I went ahead and SNAILd it to the Dapper Denim mat.

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For the art piece, I inked up the flower border in Mixed Borders.  Stampin’ Up! made this set so that there’s a gap in the design for us to put one of the sentiments included in the set.  And it’s Photopolymer, so it’s easy to get everything lined up.  Good idea, huh?  I stamped it in Dapper Denim on a strip of Crumb Cake card stock.  Then I stamped the sentiment in the provided gap.  Now…on further reflection as I contemplate that sentiment… I think it was maybe designed to make the “so very much” straight and the “Thank You” crookedy.  I went the other way.

Obviously. 😉

In the immortal words of Mr. Bob Ross..”it’s your happy little card, make it however makes you happy”.  Well – or something like that!

I gave the flowers some accents with my Signo White Gel Pen and SNAILd it to a Dapper Denim mat.  And then to the card front.

The final piece is a little bow, made of a piece of Whisper White Thick Baker’s Twine and a length of Gold Metallic Thread, stuck on with a Glue Dot that I’d sort of rolled in half to make it smaller!

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For the inside, I simply repeated the Crumb Cake on Dapper Denim and stamped some more of the Mixed Borders flowers on the side.

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I added my white accents and SNAILd it into my Crumb Cake Note Card.  Then I SNAILd the card front on and the card was done!

The matching Crumb Cake envelope got a little more Mixed Borders in Dapper Denim and White Gel Pen on the front…

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…and on the back flap!

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Et Voila!  This is a fun little set – with five different borders and a couple of little images to accent them, and four sentiments to mix and match!  What a fun idea.  I hope that you’ve enjoyed my card – and, now that you’ve seen it, please take a little time to visit all the Amy’s Inkin’ Krew blog hoppers’ pages today!

If you click on the Previous Blog button, you’ll get right to Amy Koender’s blog or click the Next Blog button to go to Jaime Babarczy’s page. Or you can just click on the names below to go direct to all the blogs!

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Mary Deatherage – You are Here!

Jaimie Babarczy

Jari Francis

Amy Koenders

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Here are the details for the extra Stampin’ Rewards:

  • Hosts who have qualifying events with $350 or more in sales during the promotion period will receive $35 in Extra Stampin’ Rewards for the order.
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Extra Stampin' Rewards June 2016

For the entire month of June, Stampin’ Up! is offering extra Stampin’ Rewards for hosts whose orders or workshops are $350 or greater!  That’s over and above your usual rewards.  So…that’s even more free money to spend to fulfill your Wish List!  Or – you can even use your Stampin’ Rewards towards your Starter Kit!!

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That makes this a really great time to join!  

  • Promotion Period: June 1–30, 2016
  • New recruits who join during the promotion period may choose two stamp sets from the new annual catalog to be included in the Starter Kit for free.
  • Bundles and kits cannot be selected as free stamp sets for this promotion.
  • Promotion Deadlines: New recruits must be submitted online or by fax by the times below in order to receive free stamps.
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Crumb Cake Note Card and Envelope

Dapper Denim Card Stock:  3 3/8″ x 4 7/8″ (Mat for card front and for inner liner); 1 1/8″ x 4 7/8″ (mat for art strip on front)

Crumb Cake Card Stock: 3 1/4″ x 4 3/4″ (card front and inner liner); 1″ x 4 3/4″ (art strip on front)

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14 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Mixed Borders Thanks for the New Products Blog Hop

  1. Pretty! Love the new goodies! Love those borders paired with the TIEF. Super job.

  2. Mom

    Nice colors…nice simple design. Like it!

  3. Thanks, Mom! 🙂

  4. Sherry

    Love this and how simple – I can do this and going to this afternoon!!

  5. I love that embossing folder! It’s on my wish list. Great card!

  6. Very cute! Love the embossed background and the color scheme. Perfect little note card! 🙂

  7. Thanks, Amy! 🙂

  8. Lin Hense

    Beautiful card…love the color scheme.

  9. Your cards are so pretty – I love the colors! And I have not yet used that EF, cannot wait to try it now that I’ve seen it.

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