Friday, 19 May 2017

Ink it! Stamp it! Design Team Blog Hop May 2017: Celebrate

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Welcome to the inaugural Ink It! Stamp It! Design Team Blog Hop - the brainchild of the amazing Carolina Evans.  I'm so thrilled to have been invited to join this team of talented crafters and excited about the journey on which we are just embarking together.

We'll be hopping every month so be sure to pop back and visit us again!  Today our theme is Celebration.

You are currently at my page - Stephanie Fischer, The Crafty Thinker.  At the end of my post there is a full line of team members, please click on the name after mine in the list to continue the hop.

This card celebrates the 40th birthday of a friend's daughter who is a keen surfer and will be spending her special day in Bali.
#inkitstampit, Layering Seasons, Double Slider,Sunset sponging, #thecraftythinker, Stampin up Australia Demonstrator, Sneak Peek, Stephanie Fischer, Sydney NSW
The lovely outdoor seat is from the new Seasonal Layers die set - available from 1st June

At first glance the card is a simple tropical sunset scene - but wait, there's a surprise!  Pull on the tag ...
#inkitstampit, Layering Seasons, Double Slider,Sunset sponging, #thecraftythinker, Stampin up Australia Demonstrator, Stephanie Fischer, Sydney NSW
I took this photo before I added the ribbon to the card - oops!  But I think you'll see it needed it.

... and ...
#inkitstampit, Layering Seasons, Double Slider,Sunset sponging, #thecraftythinker, Stampin up Australia Demonstrator, Sneak Peek, Stephanie Fischer, Sydney NSW
I don't like using non-current Stampin' Up! products - but when needs must ... these were the only number dies that fit!

... birthday wishes are revealed!  If you're wondering how I made the paper on the extensions: a while ago, I made a stamp with the Swirly Scribbles thinlet.
#inkitstampit, Layering Seasons, Double Slider,Sunset sponging, #thecraftythinker, Stampin up Australia Demonstrator, Stephanie Fischer, Sydney NSW
The Swirly Scribbles on the inside of the card continue the wave theme
 
I hope you've enjoyed this card and I welcome your comments. 

Thank you so much for joining us today. We hope you'll join us again next month to see our NEW 2017-2018 Catalogue projects. I'm Stephanie Fischer and to keep hopping around see the list below to see who is up next.

Thanks for visiting
'Til next time
Stephanie



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23 comments:

  1. I love that you have incorporated the fun of birthdays in this card with the surprise pull out tag. What a lucky girl to be able to spend her birthday in that way.

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  2. You had me at the first picture of your card. Now my jaw is on the ground - stunning stunning card Stephanie!

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    1. LOL, thank you, Carolina! Thank you also for this amazing opportunity to have so much fun amongst such talented people!

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  3. What a clever card-I gasped when I saw picture 2! Love the braiding (wave) effect running across the entire card.

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    1. Thank you, Lisa. Making that stamp was a little bit of effort - but so worthwhile since it can be used again and again!

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  4. Wow Stephanie, what a special card. That sunset is amazing!

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    1. Thank you, Kirsten! I love playing with ink!

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  5. Such a gorgeous scene Stephanie, love the whole effect xx Stunning sunset x

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    1. Thank you, Kim! That means a lot to me.

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  6. That scene is spectacular, your colouring never ceases to amaze me, you have an exceptional eye for colour. Love your project, and the swirly bird stamping - stunning!

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    1. Thank you, Sue! You are so very kind!

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  7. oh wow! look at that sunset, breathtaking. A beautiful card.

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  8. Stunning card Stephanie! I love the surprise!

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  9. Absolutely gorgeous, the card by itself is beautiful but the added sections make it more awesome, thanks for sharing,

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    1. Thank you, Eileen! I really appreciate your comment.

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  10. Stephanie, this is a knock out card, it is actually a piece of art!!! Anyone would be thrilled to receive this card. Would you please share the colors that you used on this card.
    Thanks much.

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    1. Thank you, Joanie! The sky is Daffodil Delight, Peekaboo Peach, Tangerine Tango, Watermelon Wonder and Berry Burst. The sea is Bermuda Bay, Island Indigo and Dapper Denim (with small elements of the sky included as a reflection). The main card colour is Bermuda Bay with layers of Tangerine Tango. The swirls on the extensions are stamped with the same colours as the sea.
      Hope that helps?

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  11. Such a beautiful card Stephanie.....love the colour combination and those tags on the side have given me an idea... TFS

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    1. Thanks, Vicki! I'm looking forward to seeing your idea!

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  12. Congrats on your first inkitstampit blog hop. Your tropical sunset is beautiful and the added surprise of the double slider makes this special card even more fun. Jay

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