Thursday, 22 February 2018

Ink & Inspiration Feb Blog Hop - In the City

Hi Crafters!

Thanks for joining us for the Ink & Inspiration Blog Hop for February. This month, we are all taking our inspiration from the Blog Hop Header. I love the soft tones & the white geometric overlay, so that's what I've gone with.

I've made this card for my upline Kylie, who has just returned home from several months overseas. She has a bit of a fascination with tassels, so I've had a bit of fun making this street party themed card & used all the little tassels that come in the Sweet Soiree Embellishment Kit. I've kept the colour combo to yellow, pink & blue, which are the colours from our Blog Hop Header.

I made a Brusho background on Watercolor cardstock, using the Yellow Crystals, but I made another with the Prussian Blue next to it, so there were a few blue crystals that went onto the yellow & I think they've made for a really pretty background.

I've white heat embossed one of the little houses from the In The City Hostess Stamp Set from the 2018 Annual Catalog all over the front. I intended to have straight little rows but it's very hard to see where you're stamping with Versamark haha! Anyway, I like the chaotic background it's created with them not being straight.

I've also used the Starburst Punch with Marina Mist & the 2" Circle Punch with Flirty Flamingo & I've stamped in those colours, too. Lastly, I've added a little Silver Metallic Thread & some of the new adhesive backed Tutti Fruitti Sequins in yellow. Peel & stick, yes please!

The welcome & hello friend sentiments come from the Wood Words stamp set.

Lastly, some simple stamping on the inside in So Saffron & Marina Mist. I hope you have enjoyed my cards today & that you can hop around the rest of the crew & show them some love. They are all very talented, so you wont want to miss any of their posts.

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And here are some of the products I have used in today's cards. Click the image to go to my online shop. Remember to use my monthly hostess code to go in my monthly customer draw & shop in $90 increments to get your Sale-A-Bration freebies!

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Remember to use my February Hostess Code NME9SRKP at the bottom of your Shopping Cart & get a handmade card & a gift from me at the end of the month! All orders that use my Monthly Hostess Code receive gift & card, but orders over $90 get special treatment & go in my monthly customer draws! 

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This month, the Team & Customer Draw Prizes will be the Brusho Crystals (one for each draw). The winner for the Customer Draw will be drawn in a live video on my Facebook Page on 1 March. The Team Draw will also be drawn 1 March on our team page. 

Oh my gosh, the Brusho Crystals are so much fun!! 

Winners are Grinners!
  • Congratulations to Erica on winning the Perennial Birthday Kit in the January Customer Draw! 
  • Congratulations to Sarah on winning the Perennial Birthday Kit in the January Team Draw! 
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  1. Lovely. Loving the what you have done with Brusho and embossing...great effect.

  2. Such a fun way to use the resist technique and the tassels, Jessie. Love how the color from the other background worked with your color choices for this card.

  3. Oh how clever, Jessie. Using these elements makes your card fun and playful :-)

  4. Wow! That is some card! Lucky Kylie!

  5. Great card Jessie! Love the use of the tassels, it looks like a street party!

  6. Fun card, I am sure Kylie loves it, great resist embossing with the brusho's. Thanks for sharing :)

  7. Great card Jessie, Kylie will love it! Thanks again for organising another fabulous hop x

  8. So cute. Lovely of you to think of making a card for Kylie and Bruno. They will love it.