Hi! I’m glad that you are here today for STAMPLorations’ Giving Thanks Blog Hop!
You should have arrived here from the lovely Cornelia Wenokor’s blog. Her card is gorgeous, isn’t it!? I love the bright green “Thankful” and the beautifully embossed and colored basket of apples. I have never used Yupo paper and colored with alcohol inks, but Cornelia’s card makes me want to try it. (Or make an apple pie! 😉 )
As you can see, we’ve got a lot of friends participating in today’s hop. You can participate in this hop multiple ways too. See all the details at the bottom of this post. After you are finished here you can continue hopping along by following my link to Amy’s post (at the bottom) or see the Inlinkz (blue frog button) under my badge at the bottom…… or you can start back at the STAMPlorations Blog.
I had a blast using the Be Thankful bundle! Here’s a quick look at the BUNCH of projects that I have to share with you today:
And here’s a peek at just the start of the fun I had creating projects for this Blog Hop.
I heat embossed the apple bushel basket in white. Then I enjoyed water coloring the die cut images differently.
I had a lot of fun creating projects with the Be Thankful bundle.
I love this word die!
I used several masking techniques on this final card. I love the technique of combining masking and ink blending!!! Seriously, I have a callous on my left thumb right now. I think it might be from all of the ink-blending?!
I did some masking by sponging over a “Thankful” die cut to add the sentiment. To make the plaid design, I used Post-it labeling tape. Besides the die cut basket, the card itself is 1-layer.
I made the card base slightly smaller than the standard 5 1/2″ x 4 1/4″ so that the card, with the basket overhanging the edge, will still fit in a standard envelope.
I made a stencil with the hugs die
and sponged red and yellow ink through my homemade stencil.
Grace & Peace,
Giving Thanks Hop
ONE (1) winner randomly drawn from all comments left on the STAMPlorations blog and participating designers blogs will receive a $50 gift certificate.
THREE (3) winners randomly drawn from all comments left on the STAMPlorations blog and participating designers blogs will each receive a $20 gift certificate to the shop.
ONE (1) commenter randomly drawn from our Facebook page will win a $15 gift certificate for herself and a $15 gift certificate for one friend she tags in her comment.
ONE (1) commenter randomly drawn from our Instagram account will win her choice of Giving
bundle (Be Thankful, Oh So Grateful, or Many Blessings)/
*Commenting ends on November 30 at 11:55 p.m. Pacific.
- ONE (1) winner randomly drawn from all entries linked up will receive the Be Thankful bundle (stamp set with coordinating die, word die, and stencil)
- ONE (1) winner randomly drawn from all entries linked up will receive Oh So Grateful bundle (stamp set with coordinating die, word die, and stencil)
- ONE (1) winner randomly drawn from all entries linked up will receive Many Blessings bundle (stamp set with coordinating die, word die, and stencil)
*Players have until November 30 to link up their projects to the linky party.
Winners will be announced on December 9 in the November Challenges and Hops winners post. Winners have until December 20 to claim their prize.
Places I’m Playing: