Sunday, August 8, 2021

August 2021 - Stamping Sunday Blog Hop

Hello Stamping Friends! Today, I’m super-excited to share the August 2021 Stamping Sunday Blog Hop. This hop is hosted by Sara Levin and we share on the second Sunday of every month. Our theme for the month is “Sale-A-Bration: Take Two”.
This year, for the first time ever, Stampin’ Up!® is featuring a SECOND Sale-A-Bration! What is Sale-A-Bration? Well, it’s a great time to earn FREE stamping products. Simply place a minimum $50 order and you will earn a FREE product! How fun is that? You can choose from stamp sets or awesome Designer Series Paper. One of the products you can earn during Sale-A-Bration is the adorable Penguin Playmates Designer Series Paper and that is what I’m featuring on my projects today! 
This DSP coordinates perfectly with the Penguin Party Stamp Set and coordinating Penguin Builder Punch in the Mini Catalog, which are available right now! On of my favorite things about this paper is that some of the penguin images work perfectly with the punch. Talk about easy-peasy stamping. I used that punched penguin on my card and dressed him up with a little scarf and hat from the stamp set. 

All of the measurements for my project are listed below and there is a full supply list at the very end of this blog post.
I added some of that fun DSP to the background and angled the patterns to play off the little snowy slope in the stamped image. The Just Jade ribbon with those little flecks of gold sparkle really add some extra pizzazz, don’t you think? 
Card Measurements and Details: 
  • Fresh Freesia Card Base: 4-1/4 x 11, scored at 5-12” 
  • Just Jade Cardstock: 4” x 5-1/4” 
  • Penguin Pace DSP (snowflake pattern): 3-7/8” x 5-1/8” 
  • Penguin Place DSP (striped Pattern): 3-7/8” x 3-1/4”, slice off at an angle using Paper Trimmer
  • Basic White Cardstock: die cut scalloped frame from Scalloped Contour Dies, mask off the edges of the die cut and stamp the snowy landscape and tree in Just Jade ink. 
  • Punch Penguin from Penguin Place DSP
  • On a scrap of Basic White Cardstock, stamp the hat in Just Jade ink and the scarf in Fresh Freesia ink, fussy-cut and add to card
  • Just Jade Cardstock: 2-1/4” x 1/2”, stamp sentiment in Just Jade ink and banner punch both ends using Tailored Tag Punch
  • Just Jade Gold Ribbon and Pearls
Here’s the coordinating Post-It Note holder! I fussy cut the little fox from the Sale-A-Bration DSP and added in a fun sentiment from the Penguin Place stamp set. Super cute and easy to put together. Who loves that sentiment? “Be Cool. Be Chill. Be Merry.” Sounds good to me! :) 

Post-It Note Holder Measurements and Details: 
  • Fresh Freesia Cardstock: 3-1/4” x 7”, scored at 3-1/4” and 3-3/4” 
  • Just Jade Cardstock: 3” x 3” 
  • Penguin Place DSP (striped pattern): 2-7/8” x 2-7/8” 
  • Penguin Place DSP (snowflake pattern): 2” x 2” 
  • Fussy-cut the fox from DSP, stamp the sentiment on a scrap of Just Jade Cardstock and trim around the edges
  • Just Jade Gold Ribbon and Pearls
  • Post-it Notes
I hope you enjoyed these projects today! Please continue along on the Stamping Sunday Blog Hop to check out more awesome creative inspiration. 

Stamping Sunday - August 2021 Blog Hop:

Thanks for stopping by today! All of the products that I used on this card are listed below. You can click on any of the photos to go directly to my Stampin’ Up!® online store

The current Host Code is: 

Also, If you place an order over $50 (before tax and shipping) using the above host code, you will also receive a gift from me: a FREE Exclusive Project Tutorial PDFsee the sneak peek below. Each month, I partner with an amazingly talented group of demonstrators from around the world to create these project tutorials. This month's tutorial features 12 awesome project ideas to inspire your creativity! 
If your order is over $150, please do NOT use the host code. You will still receive the PDF tutorial along with an additional free gift from me.

Thanks so much for stopping by. 
Have a HAPPY day today! 

-Anne Marie

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  1. Aaaaaw! Anne Marie ... these are adorable. The Post It note holder ... such a fab idea! xxx

  2. Love your creations Anne Marie and you've showcased the Penguin Playmates DSP beautifully.

  3. Such sweet projects with this beautiful paper! One of my favorite Saleabration products.

  4. Adorable projects, Anne Marie! Love how you combined the stamp set with the paper and punch!


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Anne Marie