Stampin Friends Birthday Bash January Blog Hop

Welcome to a New Year and a New Decade. I hope you are looking forward to seeing what projects we have come up with for the January Blog Hop.

This month’s these is Birthday Bash. I decided to use the Painted Poppies and matching Designer Series Paper for my projects this month.

Project 1 – Card

To make the card I stamped a background mat layer using the individual poppy outline stamps onto Real Red card stock using Real Red ink pad.

Then I cut and stuck a Basic Black mat layer onto a Whisper White card base before sticking the Real Red mat layer on.

I decided to split the front of the card so I stuck a scrap of Basic Black card stock.

I love the larger stamp with the outline poppies on so I cut a piece of Whisper White card stock to fit the stamp. This I stuck to the top of the card using Stampin Dimensionals.

For the bottom of the card I cut another piece of Whisper White card stock as before and stamped a sentiment from the Peaceful Moments stamp set.

Using the back ground stamps from the Painted Poppies I stamped around the sentiment using Real Red ink pad.

Again I fixed the sentiment to the card using Stampin Dimensionals.

Project 2 – Bag

For my 3D project I decided to make a bag using the matching DSP. I started by making the base of the bag using Old Olive card stock.

Then I chose a piece on the Designer Series Paper for the sides and attached it to the base using tear and tape.

Next I punched two holes in the top. I used the Old Olive Dark blends to colour in the ribbon before threading through the holes.

I hope that you have enjoyed seeing the projects that I have come up with for the Birthday Bash theme. The next person to hop over to is Jo Blackman to see what lovely projects she has come up with.

Blog Hop List

  1. Rachel Rife
  2. Kim Lamos
  3. Teri Pocock
  4. Cheryl Taylor
  5. Jo Blackman
  6. Steph Jandrow
  7. Katja Ettig
  8. Lisa Ann Bernard
  9. Kim Quade
  10. Heidi Collins
  11. Maureen Rauchfuss
  12. Jean Bolen Beaulieu
  13. Anne Marie Hile
  14. Barbara Welch
  15. Melissa Thomas
  16. Sue Vine
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