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Families First for the Pals Blog Hop

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Welcome to the Families First Pals Blog Hop for April 2017! We are thankful you stopped by to take a look at our 2017 Blog Hop monthly themes.

This month we are featuring projects that are all about our families. This is a great time of year to think about what to make for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, or upcoming graduations. And, family vacations are just around the corner… how would you want to remember those special family moments? We hope to provide you with lots of ideas and that you enjoy our creations.

You may just be starting the Blog Hop or may have come from the previous link from the line-up on the Pals Blog Hop listing shown below.  The full line-up will help you move along from blog to blog so you may see all the projects.

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Denise Hoepfner Moon Baby
Denise Hoepfner | The Mountain Magpie

When I found out the theme to this blog hop was “Families First,” I immediately thought about the most precious and newest members of our families — babies!

Babies are sweet, cuddly and they smell nice. In other words, TOTALLY the opposite of most of our fully grown family members.

And what better way to welcome these bouncing bundles of sunshine and joy than with a 4″ x 4″ card made with the adorable Moon Baby stamp set paired with paper I just can’t quit from the Cupcakes and Carousels Designer Series Paper Stack?

To make this card I stamped the image in Basic Gray ink and colored it with Watercolor Pencils in Calypso Coral, Basic Gray and Daffodil Delight. I cut the little moon baby out using the Stitched Shapes Framelits Dies, which make everything just *that* much cuter, especially when cut out of Thick Whisper White card stock.

I used a silver star from the Neutrals Sequin Embellishments to add some sparkle to the card.

Simple. Easy. Sweet.

Thanks for visiting. To continue with the hop, please refer to the Blog Hop Line-up below. We hope to see you on next month’s Pals Blog Hop! 

Blog Hop Line-up:  

  1. Mary Fish at Stampin’ Pretty
  2. Lynn Tague at Beyond Beaches & Blessings
  3. Beth McCullough at Stamping Mom
  4. Debbie Mageed at Secret Stamper
  5. Amy Hoptay at Craft Carnivore
  6. Nicole Watt at Pixel Maven’s Retreat
  7. Brian King at Stamp with Brian
  8. Tricia Chuba at ButterDish Designs
  9. Wendy Klein at Doggone Delightful Stampin’
  10. Patti MacLeith at Papercrafts by Patti
  11. Karen Zaring Browning at Stamp With Me KZB
  12. Susan Itell at simplestampin.com
  13. Lisa Ann Bernard at Queen B Creations
  14. Karen Hallam at Karen’s Stampin’ Habit!
  15. Pamela Sadler at Stampin Pink Rose
  16. Debbie Crowley at expressively deb…
  17. Lisa Pretto at InkBig Academy Stamps
  18. Julie DiMatteo at The Paper Pixie
  19. Becky Retzer at Just in Thyme by Becky Retzer
  20. Lynn Kolcun at Avery’s Owlery
  21. Jennifer Spiller at Westside Paper Creations
  22. Debra Simonis at Deb’s Stampin’ Grounds
  23. Rae Harper-Burnet at Wild West Paper Arts
  24. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  25. Shawn de Oliveira at ShawnStamps.com
  26. Rosanne Mulhern at Heartfelt Stamping
  27. Denise Hoepfner at The Mountain Magpie
  28. Sara Hicks Stuart at Sentiments by Sara
  29. Jennifer Michalski at Stamping Serenity
  30. Maggie Mata at Maggie Made Cards
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From the heart for the Pals blog hop

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Welcome to the Pals Blog Hop for January 2017!

We are thankful you stopped by to take a look at our 2017 Blog Hop monthly themes. This month, our projects showcase themes that are “from the heart.” This includes any of the following themes: Valentine’s Day, Thinking of You, Get Well or Sympathy. We hope to provide you with lots of ideas and we hope you enjoy our creations.

You may just be starting the Blog Hop or may have come from the previous link from the lineup on the Pals Blog Hop listing shown below. The full lineup will help you move along from blog to blog so you may see all the projects.


 

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Denise Hoepfner, themountainmagpie.com

I was struggling to come up with an intricate super-fancy card to showcase after my long absence from my blog. I tried several things before realizing that what was important wasn’t coming up with something overly complicated, but rather that I was returning to something I love. And love should be simple.

So, for this sweet and simple expression of LOVE, I used items from the annual catalog (Sunshine Wishes Thinlits Dies), the Occasions catalog (Falling Petals Textured Impressions Embossing Folder) and the Sale-A-Bration brochure (Metallic Ribbon Combo Pack).

To make the card, I cut two flowers out using Thick Whisper White card stock and then stacked one on top of the other to give it some weight so I could lift it up with Stampin’ Dimensionals. I used my Aqua Pen to watercolor both the flower (Pink Pirouette) and the stem (Pear Pizzazz).

I cut the “love” sentiment out in both Whisper White and Pink Pirouette card stock and layered it as well, reversing the colors.

I love mixing and matching between catalogs or between new and retired products to stretch my creativity and get the greatest value from my Stampin’ Up! collection. By thinking outside the bundle/suite/stamping case, the possibilities are limitless!

I’m happy with this card, and I’m happy to be back blogging! I hope to share more creations with you over the coming months.

Thanks for visiting. To continue with the hop, please refer to the Blog Hop Line-up below.

We hope to see you on next month’s Pals Blog Hop! 

 Blog Hop Line-up:

  1. Susan Itell at Simple Stampin’
  2. Peggy Noe at Pretty Paper Cards
  3. Beth McCullough at Stamping Mom
  4. Amy Hoptay at Craft Carnivore
  5. Wendy Klein at Doggone Delightful Stampin’
  6. Staci Rivera at Clever Bow Tie Designs
  7. Nancy Gleason at My Stampin Spaces
  8. Debbie Crowley at expressively deb…
  9. Pamela Sadler at Stampin Pink Rose
  10. Denise Hoepfner at The Mountain Magpie
  11. Tricia Chuba at ButterDish Designs
  12. Jennifer Michalski at Stamping Serenity
  13. Patti MacLeith at Papercrafts by Patti
  14. Lynn Tague at Beyond Beaches & Blessings
  15. Karen Hallam at Karen’s Stampin’ Habit!
  16. Sara Hicks Stuart at Sentiments by Sara
  17. Lisa Ann Bernard  at Queen B Creations
  18. Katy McGloin at Just Fun Stamping
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Putting Families First for the Pals Blog Hop

 

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Welcome to the Pals Blog Hop for April 2016! We are thankful you stopped by to take a look at our new 2016 Blog Hop monthly themes. This month, we are featuring projects that are all about our families.

This is a great time of year to think about what to make for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, or upcoming graduations. And, family vacations are just around the corner — how would you want to remember those special family moments?

We hope to provide you with lots of ideas and that you enjoy our creations.

You may just be starting the Blog Hop or may have come from the previous link from the lineup on the Pals Blog Hop listing shown below. The full lineup will help you move along from blog to blog so you may see all the projects.

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Do you have an amazing mother in your life? Whether that be your birth mom, stepmom, mother-in-law or someone who has been like a mother to you, Mother’s Day is a great time to remind them how important they are to you. Actually, every day is a great time to remind them how important they are to you!

For this card, which can be used for birthdays, a thank you note, a note of encouragement, as well as Mother’s Day, I used the Botanical Builder Framelits Dies from the Occasions catalog. This die set makes it easy to make pretty cards.

For the flowers, I used Rose Red (Crushed Curry center) and Wisteria Wonder (So Saffron center) card stock. The leaves are made using Garden Green card stock. I embellished each flower with a Rhinestone Basic Jewel. A Rose Red Candy Dot is at each of the the floral swag.

The base of the card is made with Very Vanilla card stock to coordinate with the black and vanilla paper from the Going Places Designer Series Paper Stack. Often billed as perfect for “masculine” cards, this paper is actually more versatile than that.

The sentiment is stamped in Rose Red ink and is from the Greatest Greetings stamp set, which is in the Occasions catalog.

Thanks for visiting! To continue with the hop, please refer to the Blog Hop lineup below. We hope to see you on next month’s Pals Blog Hop! 

  1. Mary Fish at Stampin’ Pretty
  2. Jackie Diediker at Stampin’ Jackie
  3. Michelle Gleeson at StampinMojo
  4. Katy McGloin at Just Fun Stamping
  5. Sherrie Gross at Stampin’ Sunshine
  6. Peggy Noe at Prettypapercards
  7. Brian King at Stamp with Brian
  8. Debra Simonis at Deb’s Stampin’ Grounds
  9. Wendy Klein at Doggone Delightful Stampin
  10. Jennifer Michalski at Stamping Serenity
  11. Kalyn Shubnell at The Stamping Chronicles
  12. Becky Volpp at InkBlossomwithBecky
  13. Patti MacLeith at Papercrafts by Patti
  14. Nancy Gleason at My Stampin Space
  15. Pam Dotts at Clearly Southern Stampin’
  16. Beth Beard at My Little Craft Blog
  17. Lisa Ann Bernard at Queen B Creations
  18. Tricia Chuba at ButterDish Designs
  19. Beth McCullough at Stamping Mom
  20. Debbie Mageed at Secret Stamper
  21. Denise Hoepfner at The Mountain Magpie <~~ You are here!
  22. Natalie Bradley at NatalieBradley.com
  23. Pamela Sadler at Stampin Pink Rose
  24. Karen Zaring Browning at Karen Zaring Browning
  25. Susan Itell at Simple Stampin’
  26. Debbie Crowley at Expressivley Deb
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Sweet and simple memories for the July Pals Blog Hop

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Welcome to the Pals Blog Hop for July!

This month we are excited to show off the new 2015 – 2017 Stampin’ Up! In Colors: Cucumber Crush, Delightful Dijon, Mint Macaron, Tip Top Taupe and Watermelon Wonder. The In Color product line includes cardstock, Designer Series Paper, ribbon and other embellishments.

We hope you find great inspiration for using these beautiful new colors from the projects on the hop!

You may just be starting the blog hop or may have come from Shawn de Oliveira at Shawn Stamps, number 27 on the Pals Hop. If you get off track at any time, the full lineup below will help you move along from blog to blog so you see all the projects.

Denise Hoepfner | The Mountain Magpie

Every time I sign up for a Pals Blog Hop, I get a little (OK, a lot) stressed out worrying about coming up with a project worthy of being seen by the masses. This time was no exception.

I thought about trying fancy folds, intricate shapes, detailed embellishments and finding that elusive white whale, SOMETHING THAT HAS NEVER BEEN DONE BEFORE.

After a handful of “fails” I stopped the madness, took a deep breath and considered the projects I have been working on lately —  nostalgic and simple cards with simple sentiments. This is where my head is as I approach my 50th birthday next month.

The new Designer Series Paper selections, especially the Pretty Petals Designer Series Paper Stack and the Sweet L’il Things DSP, speak to my vintage-loving heart.

Here are three cards that feature some of the beautiful new In Colors, all on Very Vanilla card bases.

Denise Hoepfner | The Mountain Magpie

Spread the love: Growing up in the ’70s, it seemed like every song on the radio was about peace or love, including my favorite song at the time, “I Think I Love You,” by the Partridge Family (featuring my future husband, David Cassidy). For this card, I focused on Mint Macaron using four patterns from the Pretty Petals Designer Series Paper Stack. The sentiment is from the Sprinkles of Life stamp set. I semi-CASEd this from another card I made, except I decided to use a starburst pattern instead of paper strips and scaled down the butterfly by using a Framelit from the Bold Butterfly Framelits Dies.

Denise Hoepfner | The Mountain Magpie

Sweet as can be: When my sisters and I were kids, we used to look forward to my mom’s strawberry shortcake. It was always a challenge to get the perfect ratio of cake, whipped cream and strawberries. To this day, it’s still one of my favorite desserts. For this card, I focused on Watermelon Wonder, using three patterns from the Sweet L’il Things Designer Series Paper. I cut out one of the strawberries and enhanced it with Crystal Effects. The sentiment is from the retired stamp set From the Garden. Only I didn’t realize it was retired until after I made this card. If you don’t own this set, you can substitute with another greeting or use the Alphabet Rotary Stamp (on my wish list!) to make up your own.

Denise Hoepfner | The Mountain Magpie

You are my sunshine: I loved singing this song to my kids when they were young. Now they are all in their 20’s and I can’t believe time went by that quickly. This card features Delightful Dijon, with some Hello Honey mixed in for contrast. The paper is from the Sweet L’il Things DSP and the Bohemian DSP. The sentiment and sun are from the Over the Rainbow stamp set, one of my favorites.

I hope you enjoyed your visit here. I certainly enjoyed reminiscing while sharing my projects.

The next stop is Jane Knudsen at see jane stamp, number 1 on the Pals Blog Hop. Thanks for visiting; I hope to see you on next month’s Pals Hop!

Blog Hop Line-up:  

  1. Jane Knudsen at see jane stamp
  2. Katy McGloin at Just Fun Stamping
  3. {Hopper removed}
  4. Jackie Diediker at Stampin’ Jackie
  5. Beth Beard at My little craft blog
  6. Nicole Watt at Pixel Maven’s Retreat
  7. Debra Simonis at Deb’s Stampin’ Grounds
  8. Brian King at Stamp with Brian
  9. Beth McCullough at Stamping Mom
  10. Susan Itell at Simple Stampin
  11. Nancy Gleason at My Stampin Space
  12. Kalyn Shubnell at The Stamping Chronicles
  13. Sherrie Gross at Stampin’ Sunshine
  14. Candy Ford at Stamp Candy
  15. Dawn Tidd at Tiddbits from Dawn
  16. Wendy Klein at Doggone Delightful Stampin’
  17. Karen Hallam at Karen’s Stampin’ Habit!
  18. Amy Whelan at Amy’s Inklings
  19. Natalie Bradley at Natalie Bradley Events
  20. Maggie Mata at Maggie Made Cards
  21. Mary Fish at Stampin’ Pretty
  22. Peggy Noe at Pretty Paper Cards
  23. Debbie Mageed at Secret Stamper
  24. Lynn Kolcun at Stamping With Avery’s Owlery
  25. Kimberly Sparks at Stampin’ Daisy
  26. Becky Volpp at InkBlossomwithBecky
  27. Shawn de Oliveira at Shawn Stamps
  28. Denise Hoepfner at The Mountain Magpie <~~ You are here!
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Fluttering by with the June Pals Blog Hop!

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Welcome to the Pals Blog Hop for June! This month we are excited to show off new Stampin’ Up! products from the just-released 2015 – 2016 annual catalog. We hope you find great inspiration from the projects. Get your wish list ready!

You may just be starting the blog hop or may have come from Maggie Mata at Maggie Made Cards, number 16 on the Pals Hop. If you get off track at any time, the full lineup below will help you move along from blog to blog so you see all the projects.

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Denise Hoepfner | themountainmagie.com
Denise Hoepfner | themountainmagie.com

Because I am in the middle of a move, I’ve held off ordering much from the new catalog. The thought of seeing all my goodies go untouched while I unpack and get situated is even more torture than I can handle!

But, the Watercolor Wings stamp set and coordinating Bold Butterfly Framelits bundle just kept calling my name. Because of its versatility in mixing and matching with the Butterfly Basics stamp set and Butterfly Thinlits Dies, it is a must-have for anyone who likes a good value. And I am all about a good value.

Which is why, in the midst of my unpacking, I found time to “procraftinate” long enough to create this card using my new set.

I decided to go with a round scalloped card using Mint Macaron, one of the new In Colors, as a  card base.

I adore the English Garden Designer Series Paper, and after choosing one of my favorite patterns, decided to let the colors dictate my butterfly: Mint Macaron, Soft Suede and Mossy Meadow. I stamped my butterfly on vellum to give it a lighter look.

I really like the flip side to this pattern, so I decided to cut out one of the watercolor flowers in a Night of Navy and Hello Honey wash and adhered it with Stampin’ Dimensionals to the patterned layer.

I added Venetian Crochet Trim to lend a little bit of softness to the card without distracting from the butterfly.

The sentiment, also from Watercolor Wings, is stamped in Soft Suede directly onto the patterned paper.

I hope you liked the card. I can tell this is just the tip of the proverbial iceberg with the combination of these two bundles. So many possibilities ahead!

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The next stop is Susan Itell at Simple Stampin, number 18 on the Pals Blog Hop! Thanks for visiting; I hope to see you on next month’s Pals Hop!

Blog Hop Line-up:

  1. Peggy Noe at prettypapercards.com
  2. Shawn de Oliveira at ShawnStamps
  3. Lisa Pretto at InkBig Academy Stamps
  4. Kerry Willard Bray at Peonies and Paper Chains
  5. Lisa Ann Bernard at Queen B Creations
  6. Candy Ford at Stamp Candy
  7. Wendy Klein at Doggone Delightful Stampin’
  8. Mary Fish at Stampin’ Pretty
  9. Jennifer Michalski at stampingserenity.blogspot.com
  10. Becky Volpp at InkBlossomwithBecky
  11. Natalie Bradley at Soirée by Natalie Bradley
  12. Martie Pollard at The Crafty Bandit
  13. Jackie Diediker at Stampin’ Jackie
  14. Deb Cozzone at Deb Cozzone’s Stamping Zone
  15. Jane Knudsen at see jane stamp
  16. Maggie Mata at Maggie Made Cards
  17. Denise Hoepfner at The Mountain Magpie <~~~ You are here!
  18. Susan Itell at Simple Stampin
  19. Debra Simonis at Deb’s Stampin’ Grounds
  20. Brian King at Stamp with Brian
  21. Dawn Tidd at Tiddbits from Dawn
  22. Katy McGloin at Just Fun Stamping
  23. Pamela Sadler at Stampin Pink Rose
  24. Michelle Gleeson at StampinMojo
  25. Amy Whelan at Amy’s Inklings
  26. Nicole Watt at Pixel Maven’s Retreat
  27. Jessica Wilson at My Papercraft Universe
  28. Tricia Chuba at ButterDish Designs
  29. Beth McCullough at Stamping Mom
  30. Nancy Gleason at My Stampin Space
  31. Sue Becker at RnR Stamping
  32. Kalyn Shubnell at The Stamping Chronicles
  33. Shannon Hokanson at Paper Works by Shannon
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Saying goodbye at the May Pals Blog Hop

Welcome to the Pals Blog Hop for May where we are preparing for the retirement of some Stampin’ Up! products!

Though it may be goodbye to some very loved supplies, it will make room for the much anticipated new catalog products. We hope you enjoy the Pals’ creative projects.

You may just be starting the blog hop or may have come from Mary Fish at Stampin’ Pretty  number 27 on the Pals Hop.  If you get off track at any time, the full lineup below will help you move along from blog to blog so you see all the projects.

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I thought it would be only fitting to give the retiring 201-2015 In Colors a proper sendoff by making a gift enclosure card in each color using retiring stamps, embellishments, papers and tools. Making the 3 x 3 cards was a first for me, and I enjoyed it so much that I plan on making more.

The biggest challenge was that since I restarted my stamping hobby around Sale-A-Bration time and ordered heavily from the Occasions catalog, I didn’t have a lot of stamps on the retiring list.

I know! Not a bad problem to have.

Here”s the group shot of what I came up with. The card bases are made with the retiring In Colors: Strawberry Slush, Coastal Cabana, Baked Brown Sugar, Pistachio Pudding and Crisp Cantaloupe. 

Below: The products I used for the exterior of the Strawberry Slush card on the left include: Hello Love stamp set, 2013-2015 In Color Sequin Assortment, Top Note Bigz Die, All Abloom Designer Series Paper Stack, Word Bubbles Framelits Dies and Essentials Paper Piercing set. For the Pistachio Pudding card I used the Hello There stamp set, All Abloom Designer Series Paper Stack, 2013-2015 In Color Sequin Assortment and the Decorative Label Punch. 

I also decorated the inside of these two cards, using the retiring Modern Label and Window Word punches on the Strawberry Slush card.

Below: For the Coastal Cabana card on the left, I used the Tape It and Chalk Talk stamp sets, stamping five Washi patterns using a retiring In Color for each one. The Strawberry Slush Thick Baker’s Twine anchors the “Happy Big Day” sentiment stamped in Coastal Cabana and cut out with the coordinating Chalk Talk Framelits.

The Baked Brown Sugar card features a sentiment from Hello Love that I embossed In white and surrounded with a Whisper White ribbon punched using the Dotted Scallop Ribbon Border punch.

The Crisp Cantaloupe card features the small flower from the Hello There stamp set embossed in Calypso Coral. A Pistachio Pudding ribbon punched from the Dotted Scallop Ribbon Border punch is adhered across the bottom. The “For You” sentiment is from the Itty Bitty Banners stamp set and is cut using the coordinating Bitty Banners Framelits.

I hope you enjoyed my projects!

The next stop is Nancy Gleason at My Stampin Space number 29 on the Pals Blog Hop! Thanks for visiting; I hope to see you on next month’s Pals Hop!

1.    Maggie Mata at Maggie Made Cards 
2.    Becky Volpp at Inkblossomwithbecky 
3.    Sue Becker at RnR Stamping
4.    Candy Ford at Stamp Candy
5.    Lisa Pretto at InkBig Academy Stamps!
6.    Martie Pollard at The Crafty Bandit
7.    Nicole Watt at Pixel Maven’s Retreat
9.    Lisa Ann Bernard at Queen B Creations
10.    Pamela Sadler at Stampin Pink Rose
11.    Patti MacLeith at Papercrafts By Patti
12.    Natalie Bradley at Soirée by Natalie Bradley
13.    Karen Hallam at Karen’s Stampin’ Habit!
14.    Wendy Klein at Doggone Delightful Stampin’
15.    Jackie Diediker at Stampin’ Jackie
16.    Peggy Noe at prettypapercards
17.    Jennifer Michalski at Stamping Serenity
18.    Kerry Willard Bray at Peonies and Paper Chains
19.    Amy Hoptay at Inking of You <http://inkingofyou.com>
20.    Susan Itell at Simple Stampin
21.    Debra Simonis at Deb’s Stampin’ Grounds
22.    Jane Knudsen at see jane stamp
23.    Dawn Tidd at Tiddbits from Dawn
24.    Michelle Gleeson at StampinMojo
25.    Sherrie Gross at Stampin’ Sunshine
26.    Angela Curry at Kindred Stampers
27.    Mary Fish at Stampin’ Pretty
28.    Denise Hoepfner at The Mountain Magpie
29.    Nancy Gleason at My Stampin Space
30.    Kalyn Shubnell at The Stamping Chronicles
31.    Katy McGloin at Just Fun Stamping
32.    Lynn Kolcun at Stamping With Avery’s Owlery

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Celebrating spring with the March Pals Blog Hop

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Welcome to the March Pals Blog Hop where we are celebrating spring! This month we are featuring spring-related projects for Mother’s Day, Easter or any other occasion that celebrates winter coming to an end.

You may just be starting the blog hop or may have come from Patti MacLeith at Papercrafts By Patti on the Pals Hop. If you get off track at any time, the full lineup below will help you move along from blog to blog so you see all of the amazing creations.

Here in Bozeman, Montana, we do a lot of seed sharing. This is partly because many people here are into being sustainable and growing their own food as much as possible. The other reason is because with our 10-day growing season (give or take 100 days), when we find something that grows well here, we like to spread the word — or the seeds, as it were.

I was thinking how neat it would be to make a seed packet that I could give to friends instead of the usual plastic baggie. And, taking that thought a little further, what if that seed packet were a card, too? Hmm…

I realized the Mini Treat Bag Thinlits from Stampin’ Up! would be a perfect seed packet. Sticking with my garden theme, I chose colors, patterns and embellishments that made me want to get outdoors: Hello Honey, Garden Green, honeycomb, sunshine, a yellow flower.

After I cut and assembled the treat bag, I noticed a Berry Basket on my table that I had made a few days earlier. On a whim, I tried to fit the bag into the basket, but it was a little too wide. So, I made another and cut the width of the larger section an inch and it fit! While I wasn’t planning to use the basket for this project, I thought there might be a berry basket filled with seed packets in my future. (Hint, hint!)

I scored the treat bag across the top with my Simply Scored tool to make it easier to fold.

Next, I stamped the word SEEDS with Crumb Cake ink onto Whisper White card stock using the Sophisticated Serfis stamp set and hand cropped it into a banner. I used Baked Brown Sugar card stock to outline the Whisper White banner and stapled both to my seed packet.

I wanted something across the top of the banner, so I pulled out my Venetian Crochet Trim and glued it down. I then placed a mini flower from the Itty Bitty Punch Pack in the center of the trim using a Glue Dot. I embellished the center of the flower with a Candy Dot.

Using my Honeycomb TIEF, I embossed a piece of Hello Honey card stock, rounded the corners and wrapped some Linen Thread around it.

Next, I adhered the Honeycomb layer to a Crumb Cake card base and rounded those corners, as well.

It turns out, I liked the way my (experimental) thinner treat bag fit onto my card because you can see a little more of the honeycomb pattern behind it, so I decided to use it instead of a full-size one.

Then, because I had been dying to use my From the Garden set, I chose the pick and the square mini tag to add a couple of sentiments, stamped in Garden Green, of course.

I love this seed packet card and can’t wait to make more to share with friends!

The next stop is Beth Beard at My little craft blog on the Pals Blog Hop! Thanks for visiting and I hope to see you next month!

And here’s the full Blog Hop lineup in case you get lost along the way:

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