August Blog Hop

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Welcome to the Pals Blog Hop for August. This month we are showing off our favorite crafting tools - those Stampin' Up! tools that we just can't live without. We hope you enjoy our projects!

You may just be starting the blog hop or may have come from Lisa Ann Bernard at Queen B Creations - # 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 of the amazing creations.

Favorite tool? If you are like me, you will not be able to pick just one! In order to be a team player I did, but with a twist. I chose Stampin’ Up! punches, but will focus on the compatibility all of their products. This simple Happy Birthday card highlights the greeting cut out with a hexagon punch. i then taped it down on Pool Party and snipped around for a hexagon base popped up with dimensionals. Did you know that there are over 50 punches in the current catalog? Many of them coordinate with stamp(s) which, when used together, create a professional finished product in minutes. 


The inks match the paper and or highlight their colors; the embellishments and ribbon coordinate to quickly complete a simple, yet thoughtful birthday card. The neutral colors will allow this card to be used for him or her. 

I am absolutely in awe of the beautiful cards that are being shared on this hop today. As a hobby demo I am sometimes more focused on presenting simple cards. As a mom of three elementary school age with a full time job, it is often that I need to whip a card out rather quickly. Stampin’ Up’ products and tools make this SO EASY to do!

Information + Order Numbers :

Stamps: Honeycomb Hello (W-134075 C-134078)

Paper: Sahara Sand (121043) Pool Party (122924) Whisper White (100730)

Ink: Soft Suede( 126978) Pool Party (126983) Daffodil Delight (126944)

Cool Tools: Hexagon Punch (130919) Paper Snips (103579)

Finishing Touches: Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430) Daffodil Delight Seam Binding Ribbon (125583) Bright Candy Dots (130931) Subtles Candy Dots (130933) Neutrals Candy Dots (130934)

Would love to hear your comments ~ just because...

The next stop is Amy Hoptay at Inking of You! - # 29 on the Pals Blog Hop! Thanks for visiting and I hope to see you next month.

1.     Sue Becker at RnR Stamping

2.     Beth Beard at My Little Craft Blog

3.     Susan Lankford at Stamp and Create With Susan 

4.     Brian King at Stamp with Brian 

5.     Rae Harper-Burnet at

6.     Debbie Mageed at Secret Stamper 

7.     Diane Roberts at Score at Four and a Quarter 

8.     Jackie Diediker at Stampin' Jackie

 9.   Kelly DeTommaso at Kelly's Creative Corner 

10.   Amanda Merrill at Inkflair

11.   Shannon Hokanson at Paper Works by Shannon 

12.   Amy Williams at Stamp and Spice

13.   Kerry Willard Bray at Peonies and Paper Chains

14.   Michelle Gleeson at Stampin' Mojo

 15.  Nicole Watt at Pixel Maven's Retreat

16.   Peggy Noe at Pretty Paper Cards

17.   September Gray at 

18.   Shannon Jaramillo at EZPeasy Cards 

19.   Natalie Bradley at Natalie Bradley Events

20.   Susan Itell at Simple Stampin 

21.   Wendy Klein at Doggone Delightful Stampin' 

22.   Lynn Kolcun at Stamping with Avery's Owlery 

23.   Nancy Gleason at My Stampin Space

24.   Sherrie Gross at Stampin' Sunshine

25.   Becky Gifford at The Social Stamper

26.   Kalyn Shubnell at The Stamping Chronicles

27.   Lisa Ann Bernard at Queen B Creatons 

28.   Martie Pollard at The Crafty Bandit

29.   Amy Hoptay at Inking of You!

30.   Kim Jolley at Stampin' Artfully 

31.   Donna Kopenski at

32.   Katy McGloin at Just Fun Stamping 

33.   Maggie Mata at Maggie Made Cards 

34.   Jane Knudsen at 

35.   Candy Ford at Candy's Blog 

36.   Dawn Tidd at Tiddbits from Dawn 

37.   Katie Ferguson at Cottage Paper 

38.   Liz Gautreaux at Kind Deeds Stampin 

39.   Mary Fish at Stampin' Pretty




Posted on August 13, 2014 .