International Highlights Winners Blog Hop – Friendship

International Highlights Winners Blog Hop – Friendship

International Hightlight Winners Blog Hop



International Highlight Winners Blog HopWelcome to my blog …. how exciting!  Thanks to all the lovely people who voted for my card in Kylie’s International Blog Highlight in July, I placed in the top ten and get to hop with Kylie and all the other winners. The theme is the same as for the highlight … Friendship.

Here is my card from the July Highlight.

Abstract Impressions

For my project today, I have used the Abstract Impressions Stamp Set. This set does come bundled with the Springtime Impressions Thinlits Dies … and it is a wonderful set of dies, however I didn’t use the dies today.

Abstract Impressions Dies

Instead, I created an exuberant swathe of thousands of flowers for a special friend … well maybe not quite a thousand ….seeing as I have fussy cut these little beauties, I am sort of glad it isn’t thousands!

Abstract Impressions Flowers

The large rose is gorgeous when stamped up in the full three steps … this one is Rich Razzleberry and Powder Pink. Then the smaller flowers were two step stamped in Rich Razzleberry, Pumpkin Pie and Calypso Coral, with touches of Old Olive for the leaves.


Abstract Impressions FlowersAll in all, this was a very simple card to create.  Sure, the fussy cutting took a little bit extra time, but it wasn’t complicated and the abundance of flowers goes fabulously with the greeting.

Abstract Impressions GreetingThe leafy designer series paper from the Share What You Love bundle goes perfectly and the addition of the Artisan Pearls gives each flower it’s own touch of shimmer.

Artisan Pearls

I did create this card live in my Facebook Customer VIP group last week, fussy cutting the flowers ahead of time. If I didn’t talk so much it would have taken no time at all to put together!

If you are interested in watching me create live on Facebook, I also have a weekly creative live on Wednesday evenings (8:00pm South Australia time, 8:30pm East Coast Australia) on my Stampin’ Up! Facebook Group. Anyone can join in and I would love to have you pop on and say hello. My husband is in hospital this week for surgery, so I will kick off again next Wednesday 11th July.  Pop on over and join the group to receive notifications of my live events.

Whimsy Wednesday

Thanks so much again everyone for voting for my project in Kylie’s International Highlight. You too can submit a project into Kylie’s monthly Highlight. It is simple, pop on over to the International Highlight Facebook page.  Kylie gives you video instructions on how to put your project up.  Not only will you get lots of traffic to your blog, but you will get to showcase your work to a larger audience.  And you never know, you too could be hopping with Kylie as one of the top ten voted for projects.

Below is the list of all the top ten winners, headed up by Kylie’s Blog.  Hop around and check out all the fabulous projects and inspiration. And a big thank you to Kylie for hosting this fabulous opportunity!

xxx Cheryll

If you don’t have a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator and you are interested in getting a catalogue showcasing all the wonderful products Stampin’ Up! have to offer, please email me and I will get one out to you.

If you know of Stampin’ Up! and have ever given any thought to joining to receive their great products at a discount, then July is the perfect month to make that thought a reality.  Not only will you get to choose $235 worth of product for just $169, you will also get to select one full 10 ink pad collection at no extra cost …. yep that’s correct, 10 full size ink pads FOR FREE!! Click the image below to join up now.

July Joining Offer

Once you have joined up, you won’t be left high and dry … as part of my Inks and Whimsy team, you will receive as much support as you want to get the most out of your Stampin’ Up! goodies.  Receiving that first big brown box full of product is just the start of the excitement.  As part of the team, you will become part of a wonderful group of creative, big hearted, generous and warm ladies from all around Australia, all members of my Inks and Whimsy Team.  We stay in touch via facebook group, facebook live creative sessions, in person team meetings and facebook team meetings. Even if you are a beginner stamper, help is at hand at all times.

And if you are interested in the possibility of earning some extra income as part of being a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator, I can assist with that as well with as little or as much training as you want.

All Inks and Whimsy team members receive my Online Classes and Tutorial Bundles each month, totally free. I am currently a member of the All Star Tutorial Bundle (13 tutorials per month) and the Stamping Sunday Tutorial Bundle (5 tutorials per month), as well as offering monthly Online Classes in collaboration with Jenny Hall and Marcy Denning.

Online Classes and Tutorial Bundles

Check out all my past Online Classes and Tutorial Bundles here.
Tutorial Bundles can also be earned with a $50 or more purchase each month, or if you are a demonstrator, the tutorials are available for immediate purchase, and yes, you can use these projects for classes.

Here is a list of the products used for this project. If you are in Australia, you can purchase Stampin’ Up! product from my online shop. I receive a small commission from your purchases, and appreciate your support for my little crafting business.

Ordering online?  Don’t forget to use the rewards code for June to receive an extra little something at the end of the month.

July Rewards CodeAnd if you are considering the Abstract Impressions stamp set, then definitely look at getting the bundle including the dies at 10% discount … you will love them!

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