Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Fun Stampers Journey Retirement Blog Hop



Welcome to Richard’s first-ever Up, Up & Away Retirement Sale Showcase! The Make Amazing Girls are showing off some incredible projects, each featuring retiring products from Fun Stampers Journey. Make sure to visit each and every blog, because there’s a lot of inspiration to be had… and a chance to win prizes, too! And check out the incredible deals on fabulous stamp sets, patterned paper, and more HERE.

Here’s what you do:

• -Visit each blog listed below
• -Leave a comment on each blog; one winner from all comments received will win their choice of one retiring stamp set. The more blogs you comment on, the more chances to win! 
• Comments close on Thursday, May 8, 2015 at Midnight, PST.
• -Return on May 9th to see the winner announcement on Richardgaray.com! (Knowing Richard, he probably has a few surprises up his sleeve, too!).


Here is my creation for the hop and a little tutorial on how I created it!


 On this card I‘m using SS-0094 With Love and SS-0136 Love You Stamp Sets. Once I decide what I’m going to use I then choose a paper and color scheme. I chose the PP-0004 New DayPaper Collection. Here’s another way to get a layered look by cutting out a shape on your first layer revealing the paper underneath. I stamped my hearts in Pool Play ink and stamped the heart 2 times making one a lighter shade, then cut them out with my DI-0033 Heart Felt Dies.



Then I chose other elements from the stamp sets that I wanted on my card and stamped them and cut them out. I stamped the rose 3 times so I can make a 3d rose in 3 different tiers. Now I will layer my card using AC-0084 and 0085 foam dots in between each new layer.




You can see the shadows of each layer giving your card dimension and height.
I also have added some hearts on my white layer under the Patterned Paper. See those lovely little silver sparkle splatters around the hearts.. that’s Fun Stampers Journey’s fabulous AC-0019 Silver Silk.




One of my favorite parts of creating a card is adding all of those small little details that really give your projects that extra pop! I have used AC-0027 Hearts and StarsWooden Buttons, AC-0102 Paper Clip Elements, AC-0113 Journey Sequins Blue Sky and AC-0005 Natural Journey Twine.

The PP-0004 NewDay Paper Collection and 2 Stamp Sets, SS-0094 With Love and SS-0136 Love YouStamp are currently on the retirement list and will soon no longer be available. You can find these sets and lots of others on the retirement list. Great deals for you or gifts for friends!


Thank you for visiting my  blog today and joining us on the hop. Be sure to visit everyone!
Have a wonderful day! 



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52 comments:

Terri Wilson said...

This card is adorable! Love the colors too!

scrapunzel said...

Very pretty. My favorite color.

Corey Christiaens said...

I love the soft subtle colors and the built up 3d flowers.

Carol Hirsch said...

Love the card.....will have to keep this layout for a future creation.

Sabrina said...

Such a sweet card and I just love the papers and colors that you used!!

Jodie Stoddard said...

Great layout and love your layering. I also love the colors.

Regina said...

Really pretty card. I'm loving the 3D-effect!

Michele Henderson said...

I love your card! Such fresh colors and I love that layering!

craftyalex said...

Love all of your layering and colors. Very beautiful!

Christine Kiehl said...

This card is amazing! I LOVE that mushroom paper! Thank you for the step by step also. Time well spent! You're a gem!

Lupe Mendoza said...

love this card love

Peggy Packer said...

Love this card!! The colors are wonderful!! Who wouldn't love to get this little gem?!!

marylouh said...

Love this card. the way the circle is cut out - leaving room for some stamping. Great idea.
thanks for sharing.

StampinCarol said...

I love all the layering and the cut-out circle! So cheerful!

Nikki Turnour said...

That's one of my favorite pattern papers. Such a pretty card.

msmelc said...

Beautiful Color Combo!

Kerry Urbatch said...

SO sweet! Love all the little elements and the perfectly, perfect bow!

Sr Petra Rose said...

Great Idea. I have been wanting to use that paper now I know what to do.

DonnaWoods said...

This is adorable!

Janet Mack said...

I love the layers. How can all this fun stuff be retiring?

Karenladd said...

Oh, I love your unique side cutout and this adorable little scene!

Kari S said...

Such a sweet card!

Becky said...

Love your work and this card does not let me down....it's fantastic!

Reymie Van Surksum said...

I love the paper and the colors!!!

jenny said...

What a fun and colorful card. I love all of the layers!

Lourdes Salvador said...

This is such a sweet card - love the bow with that pop of yellow!

Monique said...

I love all the different layers.

Denise Bryant said...

Sweet card! The With Love stamp set is awesome! Very pretty designs!

Babbi Rissling said...

The details are amazing! You've inspired me on so many levels.

Kristina said...

So sweet..I just love color combo..Thanks for chance to win!

Karen said...

I have this paper and you've given me another lovely use for it! Thanks!

KingBobFishMonkey said...

Cute card!

Laura Turcotte said...

what a beautiful card!!

Leonor said...

beautiful colors

Leonor said...

beautiful colors

scrappygurl said...

One of the nicest on the blog hop, all the cards are beautiful but this is especially so!

Karen Schroeder said...

Your card is so gorgeous! Love all the popped up elements!

Teresa Doyle said...

Mindy your card is adorable! I love it! Thanks so much for sharing it.

Rose Curtis said...

Mindy, I Love your style! So adorable and the colors so cute! You created a whole layered embellishment
on your lovely card!

Julie Robinson said...

I just love this card! The layout is fabulous! And I love the colors!

JolaneOnAJourney said...

Luv these colors!!!

Liz said...

I love this paper! This is a very pretty and elegant card. I will definitely case it. 😀

Sally Taylor said...

I love these colors! Lovely card...

DB Mills said...

Thank you for the pictures - close ups and different angles are always helpful! Keep sending creative vibes!

ScrappySandie said...

Very pretty card, Mindy! Love all th elayering and spring colors!

connie62va said...

I absolutely LOVE this card! Please say we can CASE! Beautiful!

Sue G said...

Wonderful layering!

Sue G said...

Wonderful layering!

Sue G said...

Wonderful layering!

Andrea said...

Love this card.

Jill said...

WOW great card. Love the colors and all the layering!!!!

June@I will craft said...

Very cute, I love all the layers!