Friday, February 19, 2016
Sale-A-Brating, Freak Style!
Hello, and welcome to another episode of "Things I Can't Live Without from Sale-A-Bration" also known as the Tour de Freaks blog hop! And, in case you haven't figured it out already, the theme this month is Sale-A-Bration. We are focusing on the wonderful FREE items you can get (with qualifying purchase) and Stampin' Up! has completely outdone themselves with this year's offerings! If you started the tour at the beginning, you just landed here from Wendy's blog, Wickedly Wonderful Creations, where I'm sure she dazzled you! I am stop number two (of sixteen) this month. Just click the links at the bottom of each blog to travel on to the next one and eventually you'll come full-circle.
There were three new items added this week to kick off the second half of SAB and I'm showing two of them, along with some other SAB items. So, without further ado, let me introduce the Party Pants stamp set and the AWESOME Metallics Glitter Tape! The tape is available in gold, silver, and WHITE....which can be colored any color you want with ink and sponge daubers! And that's what I did to make the blue banners on the card below. The background paper is from the Wildflower Fields DSP pack, also a Sale-A-Bration item.
Up next is the adorable chick from Honeycomb Happiness, with the greeting from Party Pants. In fact, all the cards today used greetings from that set! This one just cracks me up for some reason, like the bird is saying, "Put your party pants on, and let's GO!" The dotty background is from Wildflower Fields again, and the silver is the Metallics Glitter Tape. (That stuff is sooo easy to use!)
It's so hard for me to choose a favorite stamp set from SAB, but if I had to pick just one, I'd say it would probably be the very versatile Flowering Fields. You can create so many different looks with it! The background on this card was created with marker scribbles on a clear block, which was lightly misted and then stamped on watercolor paper.
Lastly, is a CAS card using the What I Love set. It's a three-step photopolymer stamp set, and makes the lovliest flowers with depth and dimension! And, of course, I couldn't resist the glitter tape. Can't help it; I'm part Magpie!
That's all for me this month. I hope you saw something that made one of these SAB rewards a "must have" item on your list! Now hop on over to Barb Mullikin's blog, Barb Stamps, and see what goodies she's cooked up for you!
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Love the cards, especially the little touch of glitter tape on them. Really cute.ReplyDelete
You've been busy! I like all the cards, but the last one is my favorite! It's clean and simple perfection!ReplyDelete
Thanks for the tip on the glitter tape - I will definitely be color coordinating mine! Mixing and matching the stamp sets really show how versatile Stampin' Up! products really are! Well done!ReplyDelete
I love what you've done with the glitter tape! I'm intrigued by your watercolor background using the block and will have to try that soon.ReplyDelete
Love all the bright colors you used on your cards Cindy!ReplyDelete
Everyone of these cards is gorgeous, I'm not even going to list all the things I love about each one BUT let me say this - those banners coming down from the balloons - love them!ReplyDelete
Love these cards, your awesome talent is showingReplyDelete
Beautiful cards, Cindy! I love the extra detail of the reflection on the balloon, and that chick is just too cute! Beautiful watercoloring with Flowering Fields.ReplyDelete
Love the Flowering Fields card. So pretty! My second fave is the What I love card. The sentiments from the new set are so fun!ReplyDelete