Wednesday, May 13, 2020

May Blog Hop - As the Beatles say....Hello, Goodbye!

Hello, welcome to the Pals Blog Hop! This month our theme is “Goodbye to January-June Mini and 2019-2020 Annual Catalogs and Hello to 2020-2021 Annual Catalog” where the Design Team is showcasing their favorites from the retiring catalogs or products in the new catalog! You’ll find the full line-up below to help you “hop” along from Pal to Pal.

I chose to use the Colorful Seasons Photopolymer Stamp Set for this month's hop because it is now on the Retired List.  I am sad to see it go as I absolute love it!

Here is a close up shot to show the Wink of Stella that was added to the large leaves.

The card size is 5"x5".  In order to have an envelope, some creativity was needed.  I like the idea of using the clear envelopes that Stampin' Up! offers, but they would not fit this card.  Welcome - vellum cut and scored to create a custom envelope!

To make a solid front for addressing, I added a small piece of card stock.  I always add a sticker on the back of my cards to identify who made it and that it is made with Stampin' Up! images, so I couldn't use the solid back for the view from the front.

More inspiration awaits! Use the Blog Hop Line-up below to visit the rest of this month’s Design Team. My fellow Pals are excited to show you what they’ve created! Mark your calendars for June 10th, with our theme “New 2020-2022 In Colors.” We can’t wait to show you the newest In Colors in the Stampin’ Up! color family. Don’t miss the fun! Until then, please stay safe and have fun in your craft room.

Pals Blog Hop Line-Up
    1. Mary Fish at Stampin’ Pretty
    2. Debra Simonis at Deb’s Stampin’ Grounds
    3. Rosanne Mulhern at Heartfelt Stamping
    4. Karen Hallam at Karen’s Stamping Habit
    5. Jennifer Michalski at Stamping Serenity
    6. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
    7. Mary Hanson at Up North Stampin’
    8. Leah O’Brien at Ink, Paper, Stamps, Oh My!
    9. Debbie Mageed at Secrets to Stamping
    10. Lynn Kolcun at Avery’s Owlery
    11. Beth McCullough at Stamping Mom
    12. Su Mohr at Aromas And Art
    13. Tricia Chuba at ButterDish Designs
    14. Deb Walker at Deb Stamps Life
    15. Stesha Bloodhart at Stampin’ Hoot!
    16. Peggy Noe at Pretty Paper Cards
    17. Jeanie Stark at Just Stampin’
    18. Rae Harper Burnet at Wild West Paper Arts
    19. Sara Stuart at Sentiments by Sara
    20. Wendy Klein at Doggone Delightful Stampin’
    21. Sue Jackson at Just Peachy Stamping
    22. Jen Roque at Stamp Camp with Jen
    23. Ann Murray at Murray Stamps, Ink
    24. Pamela Sadler at Stampin Pink Rose
    25. Lisa Ann Bernard at Queen B Creations
    26. Diana Carr at The Secret Life of Paper
    27. Karen Buttery at Karen On The Lake Stamper
    28. Dacia Smith at My Creative Days


  1. Nice Card. Pretty clever envelope.

  2. Love seeing how you put your own stamp on this retiring set! Trees are just starting to leaf out here in Montana!

  3. I love this look back at some of my favorite sets! Colorful Seasons is a keeper! Your card is very pretty!

  4. So pretty, Leah! I am keeping this set, for sure! I use the dies all the time! Your choice of colors is wonderful and love that you made your own envelope. I do that a lot since my cards frequently end up not fitting in their coordinating envelopes LOL! Just adds to the card in my opinion!


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