Saturday, July 2, 2022

Stamping With Friends Strip Card Challenge Blog Hop

Welcome to the Stamping With Friends Strip Card Challenge Blog Hop as we share our projects and ideas to help inspire you to use up the left-over strips you have in your stash. Or Design Team members will be sharing some fun techniques and tricks to help spark your creativity to create your own fun card designs. 
Today I decided to create a fun birthday card using the new Hippest Hippos stamp set, which you can earn Free with a qualifying $50 order during Sale-a-bration. In addition, I also used the coordinating Hippo Dies, which are also a free Sale-a-bration product you can earn free with a qualifying $50 order. I love how they provide so many wonderful options for creating fun designs. For my strip background, I used Starry Sky and Sweet Sorbet Designer Series Paper from the 2022-2024 In Color 6"x6" Designer Series Paper Pack and stamped the white strips with the stars image from the Best Witches stamp set, which can found in the new July-December 2022 Mini Catalog. This color combination is perfect for the 4th of July holiday and has a wonderful Summer feel to it. 
Products Used:
Celebrating You stamp set (item #158028)
Best Witches stamp set (item #159860) New
Hippest Hippos stamp set (item #159921) Sale-a-bration Reward
Hippo Dies (item #159928) Sale-a-bration Reward
Stitched Rectangles Dies (item #151820)
2022-2024 In Color 6"x 6" Designer Series Paper Pack
Starry Sky Cardstock (item #159263)
Sweet Sorbet Cardstock (item #159268)
Basic White Cardstock (item #159276)
Memento Tuxedo Black Pad (item #132708)
Versamark Pad (item #102283)
Basics Embossing Powders (item #155554)
Smoky Slate Stampin' Blends Combo Pack (item #154904)
Petal Pink Stampin' Blends Combo Pack (item #154893)
Basic Rhinestone Jewels (item #144220)
Stampin' Dimensionals (item #104430)
Starry Sky Cardstock
Card Base - 8 1/2" x 5 1/2" (Scored at 4 1/4")
Sentiment Label die cut with Stitched Rectangles Dies
Sweet Sorbet Cardstock
Layer 1- 5 1/4" x 4"
Party Hat and sunglasses die cut with the Hippo Dies
Basic White Cardstock
Layer 2 - 5" x 3 3/4" (trimmed down to size after adhering strips)
Two strips - 3/4" x 3 1/2"
Stamped hippo image die cut with Hippo Dies
2022-2024 In Colors Designer Series Paper
Starry Sky 2 strips - 3/4" x 3 1/2"
Sweet Sorbet 2 strips - 3/4" x 3 1/2"
This bright, cheerful birthday card was so much fun to create. The combination of Starry Sky, Sweet Sorbet and Basic White works well for a patriotic themed card and works well for people of all ages. To liven up the Basic White strips, I stamped them with the stars image from the Best Witches stamp set in both Starry Sky and Sweet Sorbet Classic inks to tie in with the celebration theme. The cute hippo image has been colored with Smoky Slate Stampin' Blends Markers and I used the Light Petal Pink Stampin' Blends Marker to color the toenails and mouth. I die cut the party hat and sunglasses from Sweet Sorbet cardstock and I heat embossed the sentiment from the Celebrating You stamp set with White embossing powder to coordinate with the color theme. To add a touch of bling, I added several Basic Rhinestone Jewels to the sentiment label for a little sparkle. 
Thank you for taking the time to visit my blog. I hope that my card design will help inspire you to look at strips in a whole new way to help you create your own wonderful designs. There are so many great options to explore. 
Now it's time to visit with my fellow Design Team members to see what they have created to inspire you. Please use the Roll Call List below to travel along our blog hop. We would love it if you would leave us a comment and let us know what you liked about our designs. I hope you enjoy the rest of our blog hop. 

If you live in the U.S. and do not have a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, please contact me and I would be happy to help you with your creative projects. You may also visit my Online Store to place your order and have it shipped to you. 

Until Next Time

Happy Stamping,

Tricia Butts
Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator

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  1. I Absolutely Adore your card❤️πŸ’™❤️These Hippos make me so Happy πŸ’™❤️πŸ’™Great Job

  2. Those hippo's are too cute! Love your strip card.

  3. I love your red, white and blue card. Such fun

  4. An adorable card Tricia, those hippos are so cute x

  5. Adorable card, that hippo is festive.

  6. I love ALL of your cards!