Hope and Courage–Stampin Friends Blog Hop

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Welcome to the Stampin Friends Hope/Courage Blog Hop! If you arrived from Maureen‘s Blog, thank you for continuing with the hop! Don’t forget to click the Next Button to check out Kim‘s amazing creations. PLUS, keep reading for a chance to win a bunch of new crafty prizes!

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This month we are excited to have three Awesome Guest Hoppers that you should definitely check out.

Maureen Rauchfuss
Angela Lorenz
Kim Lamos

So, to start off my blog post, I decided to do some fun vintage distressing. I started with my very vanilla cardstock and frayed the edges with my scissors before using a sponge with crumb cake ink to add color. I then used my Timeless textures stamp set to add interest with my crumb cake ink, blushing bride ink, and marina mist ink. I used the archival black ink to stamp the butterfly from the In This World Stamp Set on the front panel plus on a scrap piece of Wisteria Wonder Background Designer Series Paper. I then fussy cut the butterfly out. I used the Sunshine Wishes Thinlits to cut the word Hope out in matching wisteria wonder.Stampin Up, Timeless Textures, Sunshine Wishes, In This World, Vintage, Hope, crafts, diy

Oh, I couldn’t forget to add some sparkle with my clear wink of stella glitter brush pen on the word hope and on the butterfly.Stampin Up, Timeless Textures, Sunshine Wishes, In This World, Vintage, Hope, crafts, diy

I couldn’t find a inside sentiment that went with the purpose of the card, so I printed out a sentiment on very vanilla cardstock for the inside of the card.Stampin Up, Timeless Textures, Sunshine Wishes, In This World, Vintage, Hope, crafts, diy

What do you think? Don’t forget there’s always a complete supply list at the bottom of the post!

For my project, I made a fun and easy door hanger. I used the Suite Sayings stamp set for the sentiment, but I got this wooden door hanger from ACMoore for only a dollar. I covered the background in an alcohol spay I created using alcohol and Blushing Bride re-inker, and Elegant Eggplant reinker. I added some interested with the Timeless Textures stamp set in crumb cake and blushing bride. Simple as that!Stampin Up, Door Hanger, Timeless Textures, Mixed Media, Suite Sayings

I hope you liked my projects.Stampin Up, Timeless Textures, Sunshine Wishes, In This World, Vintage, Hope, crafts, diy, door hanger, suite sayings

Don’t forget to comment for a chance to win this great Giveaway. Click Next to continue to the next hopper, and scroll down to the bottom for a complete supply list and specials.august giveaway

Continue on the hop and increase your chances of winning by commenting on everyone’s post!

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Elizabeth Jeanne YOU ARE HERE
Kim Lamos
Kathie Rotti
Angela Lorenz
Christine Pennington
Barbara Welch
Steph Jandrow
Melissa Thomas
Carolina Evans
Cindy Waldroff
Lynn Streifert
Siara Acdal
Andrea Tracy-Tucker
Maureen Rauchfuss

I hope you enjoyed my card and project! Please subscribe to my blog if you haven’t already.

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80 comments

      • Hey sue I filled a spritzer with 190 proof alcohol then added about 12 drops of reinker to the bottle…when I make one, I add a label and keep it so as to not waste…I’m slowly collecting more 🙂

  1. I’ve never done the vintage distressed look and i have to say i like it very much. Love your projects and the color scheme. #SFAUGHOP’ Thank you for having this blog while i was in the hospital …..gave me something enjoyable to look forward to. And i have a great time seeing alll the inspiration from all the great hoppers. Thanks Elizabeth for a great job.

  2. Love the vintage, earthly look and feel of the design. Reminded me to nature and the simple things in life.

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