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Hi Stampers.

Welcome to the Pals July, 2018 Blog Hop. We’re having a “Pattern Party”. This month our creations will feature our favorite Designer Series Papers and coordinating embellishments from the new annual catalog from Stampin’ Up!

You may be starting the hop here or coming from a previous Pal’s blog. Either way, you’ve come to the right place. You’ll find the the full line-up below to help you move, or “hop” along from Pal to Pal.

This hop is perfectly timed, in that Stampin’ Up! is currently offering a “stock up and save” sale!  Buy 3 packs of select DSPs and get 1 for FREE! (You can see a different DSP and more info on the sale in last Monday’s post  CLICK HERE.)

Stampin' Up! Healing Hugs Tranquil Textures handmade gift bag and get well card by Lisa Ann Bernard of Queen B Creations

I chose to showcase the Tranquil Textures Designer Series Paper.  I used it on the get well card, the envelope flap and the gift bag.  This makes for a well coordinated get well gift set. I didn’t even have to think about colors – I pulled them right off the list of colors used in this DSP set – easy peasy.

Stampin' Up! Healing Hugs Tranquil Textures handmade gift bag and get well card by Lisa Ann Bernard of Queen B Creations

The card starts out with a Fresh Fig card base – 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″, scored at 4 1/4″. Next up is a 4″ x 5 1/4″ layer of Tranquil Tide CS. I kept the front simple by using a 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ layer of the Tranquil Textures DSP. The layers are adhered to the card with snail adhesive. I also used a 2″ x 6″ strip of the DSP to decorate the flap on my Very Vanilla envelope.  I just put some snail adhesive onto the flap and put the DSP over that and used my paper snips to trim off the excess.

Stampin' Up! Healing Hugs Tranquil Textures handmade gift bag and get well card by Lisa Ann Bernard of Queen B Creations

I stamped the sentiment “get well soon” from the Healing Hugs stamp set, in Fresh Fig ink, onto a Very Vanilla oval that was cut out with the Layering Ovals Framelit Dies. The Very Vanilla oval was then layered on a scalloped oval in Tranquil Tide CS. The ovals were then adhered to the card front with snail adhesive.

Stampin' Up! Healing Hugs Tranquil Textures handmade gift bag and get well card by Lisa Ann Bernard of Queen B Creations

I stamped the flower from the Healing Hugs stamp set in Fresh Fig onto a scrap of Very Vanilla CS.  I used the masking technique to add the leaves. It was then fussy cut it out with paper snips. I adhered it to the lower right corner with snail adhesive, allowing it to over lap the oval a bit. I finalized the front with 3 of the gold faceted gems in the upper left for a little bling.

Masking Technique: I stamped the flower first, then stamped it again onto a post it not and cut it out.  I stuck the post it note over the flower and then stamped the leaves.  This makes them appear like the are coming from behind the flower.

Stampin' Up! Healing Hugs Tranquil Textures handmade gift bag and get well card by Lisa Ann Bernard of Queen B Creations

The inside of the card is lined with a 4″ x 5 1/4″ layer of Very Vanilla CS.  Before adhering it into the card, I stamped the flower in Fresh Fig ink, hanging off the edge of the upper left and lower right corners. The sentiment was then stamped in Tranquil Tide ink. This was adhered into the card with snail adhesive.

Stampin' Up! Healing Hugs Tranquil Textures handmade gift bag and get well card by Lisa Ann Bernard of Queen B Creations

I made this gift bag to match using the same, Tranquil Textures, DSP and the Gift Bag Punch Board. The bag was quick and easy to make using a 6″ x 12″ piece of DSP and following the directions on the front of the punch board. To dress it up a bit I used a 6″ x 1 1/2″ strip of the same design and a 1″ x 6″ strip of another paper from the DSP pack. They were adhered together with snail adhesive and the end was flagged using the Banner Triple Punch. I finished it off with a flower matching the one on the card and a piece of 5/8″ burlap ribbon.

I invite you to try making a cute set like this of your own. Links for all the product used is listed below with links to purchase the supplies from my store.

Now it’s time to use the Blog Hop Line-up below to see what the rest of my Pals have chosen as their “favorite”. Don’t forget to show us some love by commenting on our creations.

Mark your calendars for August 8, 2018 when we Cut it Out!  Participants will showcase projects featuring “cuts” from punches, Framelits, Edgelits, or Thinlits. . Don’t miss the fun.

Blog Hop  Line-up:

  1. Mary Fish at Stampin’ Pretty
  2. Su Mohr at Aromas And Art
  3. Peggy Noe at Pretty Paper Cards
  4. Karen Hallam at Karen’s Stamping Habit
  5. Beth McCullough at Stamping Mom
  6. Jennifer Michalski at Stamping Serenity
  7. Lori Pinto at LollyPop Paper and Ink
  8. Terri George at Stamp Me Crafty
  9. Mary Hanson at Up North Stampin’
  10. Lisa Ann Bernard at Queen B Creations <—- you are here
  11. Stesha Bloodhart at Stampin’ Hoot!
  12. Wendy Klein at Doggone Delightful Stampin’
  13. Leah O’Brien at Stamping By The Bay
  14. Nina King at InkPaperSequins
  15. Jackie Diediker at Stampin’ Jackie
  16. Rachael at Bluebonnet Stampin
  17. Lisa Milligan at Stamp Create Share
  18. Pamela Sadler at Stampin Pink Rose
  19. Susan Itell at Simple Stampin’
  20. Denise Hoepfner at The Mountain Magpie

These are the supplies I used:

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