Friday, August 16, 2019

GSF Extraordinary Anniversary Blog Hop

Today we are celebrating our 3rd Anniversary with the Global Stamping Friends Anniversary Blog Hop. It has been an honor to hop along with my wonderful fellow Stampin' Demonstrators as we share our ideas and projects to help inspire you. I hope that you will enjoy today's blog hop as we celebrate 3 years together.
 My card design today features products from the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog paired up with some Sneak Peek products from the new 2019 Holiday Catalog that will launch September 4th. I love taking products and creating unexpected designs with them and that is what I did when I chose to use the Ornate Frames Dies (150664) and the Stylish Scroll Embossing Folder (item #150665) from the Monster Bash Suite in the Halloween section of the Holiday Catalog and combine it with the Be Mine Stitched Dies and coordinating Meant To Be stamp set from the Annual Catalog. 
 This pretty card design was created using Rococo Rose cardstock for the card base and I added a layer of Very Vanilla cardstock that I embossed using the Stylish Scroll Embossing Folder. Next I added a layer of Blushing Bride cardstock that I die cut an opening using one of the large heart dies from the Be Mine Stitched Dies. I attached the Blushing Bride cardstock to the Very Vanilla cardstock layer with Stampin' Dimensionals to pop it up and create depth for the opening. Using two of the nesting hearts from the same die set, I die cut a thin heart frame from Rococo Rose cardstock and adhered it to the inside of the heart opening with Snail Adhesive. 
 To create the sentiment label, I used the Ornate Frames dies to die cut the detailed frame from Gold Foil. I heat embossed the Congratulations sentiment from the Flourishing Phrases stamp set (item #151407) onto a scrap of Very Vanilla cardstock and then die cut it with the coordinating die from the die set. I added the Very Vanilla Label to the Gold Foil Frame with Snail Adhesive and then adhered it to the card front using Stampin' Dimensionals,  overlapping the heart opening. 
Using the small striped heart stamp from the Meant to Be stamp set (item #148626), I stamped the image with Blushing Bride Classic ink onto a scrap of Very Vanilla cardstock and die cut it with the coordinating die in the Be Mine Stitched Dies (item #148527). I attached the heart die cut with a Stampin' Dimensional to the card front so that the top of the heart overlaps the sentiment. 

To finish off the card design, I stamped the Happy Anniversary sentiment from the Itty Bitty Greetings stamp set (item #151331) with Versamark ink onto a scrap of Rococo Rose cardstock and heat embossed it with Shimmer White Embossing Powder. I then die cut it with one of the small dies from the Ornate Frames dies and attached it to the card front at an angle, slightly underneath the heart die cut. For a touch of bling, I added a Gold Metallic Pearl to the small sentiment tag.  
Thank you for taking the time to visit my blog today. I hope that my card design inspires you to create your own special projects for the people you love and mix and match products that you might not normally think would go together. If you live in the U.S. and do not already have a demonstrator, please contact me and I would be happy to help you.

Now it's time to visit with Lisa and see what she has to share with us for this special Anniversary Blog Hop. Just click the Next button below to visit her blog or use the Blog Hop Roll Call List below to find your way. I hope you enjoy the rest of our blog hop.
Blog Hop List 
1. Jenn Curtis Charles
2. Amanda Farlinger
3. Tricia Butts
4. Lisa Henderson
5. Jan Musselman
6. Angélique Stempelkeuken
7. Kimberley Anne Morris
8. Barbara Welch 

Until Next Time
Happy Stamping,

Tricia Butts
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  1. I love all the different textures of all the different layers here, and the colors you used together...and that splash of gold is the perfect touch! Thanks for sharing :-D

    1. Thanks, I love the way these new products add texture to projects. It's fun coming up with new ways to create with them. :)

  2. I love it when I see something brand new being shown with a broader use ability. This is a beautiful card! The see-thru heart is awesome. TFS

    1. Thanks Jan. It's fun to come up with new ideas for products that you might not normally use for every day occasions. :)

  3. Your card is beautiful, love your many details used on the card.

    1. Thank you Barbara. These new products are simply amazing and I love the detail they add to projects. :)

  4. Very lovely card! Love the gold label :)

    1. Thank you Amanda. The new Ornate Frames are perfect for creating beautiful labels, especially using foil. :)

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    1. Thanks Jenn. It was a fun card to create with these new products :)