Tuesday, 15 May 2018

Kelly's Stamping Friends - Birthday Blog Hop 2018

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What a way to celebrate! Today is my gorgeous friend Kelly Kent's birthday so she is throwing herself a blog hop party! I am so happy to be part of this great celebration. Happy Birthday gorgeous girl! I should add that she has so many people wanting to hop and celebrate with her that there are 2 groups of 20 hopping. You can find the participant list below. Just hop from one link to the next to see lots of gorgeous projects. And yes.... I have met my 'gorgeous' quota for this post!

What better project to show you for this hop than the card I made for Kelly. I gave myself a treat for Kelly's birthday and bought a few new Stampin' Up! products. So here is the card. It is a Tri-Fold Window Card and I used a tutorial by Bronwyn Eastley from AddINKtive Designs. You can find another card that I made using this tutorial here.



It's a really fun card fold that adds that bit of drama for a special card.


When I saw it in the new Stampin' Up 2018/19 Annual catalogue, I thought the Varied Vases stamp set and coordinating punch looked really good but it wasn't until I used it that I realised how fabulous it actually is. With some silver embossing, the flowers stamp up a treat! And how about those stylish vases???



There is even room on the back to write a message. I somehow managed to write my message on the inside so had the remake that panel minutes before I had to leave to post it! Oops!


Next up is another ..... now what is a synonym for gorgeous .......friend, Jenny Hall. (I am so lucky that I have made so many (must buy a thesaurus) friends both in person and online through Stampin' Up! Lucky to have you all in my life. You are all .........

Lou
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Participant List (A)
1.      Kelly Kent
2.      Lou Kitzelman - That's me!
3.      Jenny Hall
4.      Denita Wright-Smee
5.      Jackie Aitken
6.      Narelle Simm
7.      Sandra Collett
8.      Monique Fielder
9.      Nicole Wilson

Product List
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14 comments:

  1. The silver embossing on the flowers really makes them pop - what a great idea! And there aren't many people who appreciate a bit of embossing more than Kelly :)

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  2. I love the embossing on your stamped images Lou, and how great is the layered window on your card!!!

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  3. Fabulous, Lou. Such a gorgeous creation and gorgeous elements. I especially love the touch of silver embossing. D xox

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  4. Your card is so cool, Lou! I love the tilted squares, that frame your flowers so beautifully.

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  5. just gorgeous Lou loving the offset squares just gorgeous! xx

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  6. Lovely card Lou! The silver embossing is fantastic and I love how your card opens, thanks for the inspiration! Mandy x



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  7. Oh La La!! L O V E love love this so much, Lou. Loving the white space, your stamped images really pop. Such an awesome and creative take on this fold - you are so clever!

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  8. Gorgeous as always Lou, I love the silver embossing

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  9. Even more stunning in real life Lou! Thanks for sharing in my birthday celebrations! Kelly x

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  10. Great card, and I love your bright colour choices! It makes the peek-a-boo greeting look so dynamic and fun! Love it all.

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  11. This is a really great card Lou. What a fun fold it is. Thanks for sharing. :)

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  12. Stunning card Lou! I love how your images pop against the white background and the soft embossing details along with the star of the show your offset square frames - wowsers for impact!! xx

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