Stamping With Friends Blog Hop

Welcome to the Stamping With Friends December Blog Hop as we share what projects we are currently working on to inspire you. You will be visiting with our Design Team Members as they share their wonderful projects and ideas to help spark your creativity. This month our theme is a Sketch Challenge. 

For my card, I used the Stampin' Up!® Rainbow of Happiness Bundle.  I wasn't sure I was going to buy this bundle, but I'm absolutely loving the bundle and the coordinating Sunshine & Rainbows Designer Series Paper.  You can get the paper free during Sale-a-Bration with a $60 CDN order.

Here's my card.  I love to add layers to my card and this sketch is great for that.  I used 2 layers of Designer Series Paper and then a layer of card stock.  To top if off, I added some sparkle with the Supple Shimmer Specialty Paper for the rainbow.  So much fun!

Here's the sketch we used for our projects.


  1. Cut Bermuda Bay card stock 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" and score at 4 1/4".  Fold on scoreline to form card base.
  2. Stamp raindrop images randomly on card base using Bermuda Bay ink.
  3. Cut Designer Series Paper 2 1/4" x 5" and adhere to the card base about 1/4" from right edge.
  4. Cut Designer Series Paper 2 1/4" x 4 1/4" and adhere to card base about 1 1/4" from right edge.
  5. Cut Bermuda Bay card stock 2 1/4" x 3"
  6. Stamp raindrop images along top using Bermuda Bay ink and the line images along the bottom using Bermuda Bay ink.
  7. Adhere to card base using Dimensionals.
  8. Cut out small rainbow from Supple Shimmer Specialty Paper using dies.
  9. Adhere to card base.
  10. Cut Basic White card stock 1/2" x 1 1/2" and cut tag end on left edge.
  11. Stamp sentiment using Bermuda Bay ink
  12. Adhere to left edge of top layer of card base.
  13. Cut out small cloud from Basic White card stock using small die.
  14. Colour cloud using Bermuda Bay ink and Blending Brushes.
  15. Adhere to card base using Dimensionals.
  16. Adhere Irridescent Rhinestone Basic Jewels.
  17. Cut Basic White card stock 4" x 5 1/4"
  18. Stamp small rainbow on bottom left using Bermuda Bay ink
  19. Adhere to the inside of the card base.

Now it's time to be inspired by all of the amazing projects.  You can start hopping through the blogs by clicking on the image below to see the amazing project created by Helen Jennings.

Roll Call

Shopping with Me!

If you live in Canada, I would love to be your demonstrator!  
Use the following links to PDF copies of the catalogues:

      It's Sale-a-Bration, so that means with every $60 CDN that you spend, you can choose a free item from the Sale-a-Bration Brochure! Who doesn't want FREE!!! There are 2 different levels of products to choose from - Level 1 is free with a $60 order and Level 2 is available with a $120 order. If you spend $120, you can choose either 2 Level 1 rewards or 1 Level 2 reward. It's a perfect time to stock up on amazing Designer Series Paper and Stamps!!!

      Please be sure to use the current Host Code JXYNTQKE
       to receive a free gift from me. When you place a $50 order (before shipping and taxes) using the Host Code, I'll send you a Thank You card by mail and a FREE tutorial by email as a thank you.  If your order is over $200, please do not use the Hostess Code as you'll qualify for Stampin' Rewards, but I'll still send you the Thank You card and tutorial!

      Artfully Composed Stamp Camp

      Join me and 12 incredibly talented friends from the International Creativity Abounds Design Team on January 28-29, 2022 for our third stamp camp featuring the Artfully Composed Product Suite!

      About this Event
      Are you ready for 12 amazing projects featuring the Artfully Composed Suite?
      Your Artfully Composed Stamp Camp includes:

      • The Artfully Composed Product Collection - includes the Artfully Composed Bundle (stamp set and dies), Designer Series Paper, Vellum, White Frayed Ribbon and Faux Sea Glass Shapes
      • Make and Takes* for 12 projects and an awesome PDF for you to follow along while creating
      • YouTube videos for each of the projects for your reference
      • Access to an exclusive FB group where additional LIVE presentations will be held during the 2 days weekend (you can watch later, as well)!
      *Card stock will be prepped and ready for you with any of the die-cutting done that is not using your bundle.
      *You will provide your own ink and adhesive and will use the Designer Series Paper, Vellum, Ribbon and Sea Glass Shapes from your purchased suite.
      *Your kit will include card stock for you to stamp on, but you will do the die cutting.

      I hope you join in the fun with us! This is such a beautiful product suite and you are going to love how versatile it is!
      Registration OPENS January 4th and ENDS January 14th and the Make-n-Take kit is estimated to ship by January 17th. 
      How do you register for the event? 
      Simply head to my 
      Online Store and purchase the Artfully Composed Suite (Item 157765 - $123.25 or an equivalent amount of product $123.25 before shipping and taxes) if you’ve already got the suite. Note:  You need the suite to complete the make and takes!  You will earn a sale-a-bration item of your choice (2 Level 1 or 1 Level 2) with your order. 

      NOTE:  The ribbon is not currently available, so you can order the items individually using the following item numbers and add a different ribbon in to your order such as the White Crinkled Seam Binding (Item 151326) or Evening Evergreen 3/8" Windowpane Check Ribbon (Item 158135)

      • 157751 Artfully Composed Bundle
      • 158138 White 3/4" Frayed Ribbon - not currently available so substitute White Crinkled Seam Binding (Item 151326) or Evening Evergreen 3/8" Windowpane Check Ribbon (Item 158135)
      • 158139 Faux Sea Glass Shapes
      • 157764 Vellum Layering Designs
      • 157750 Artfully Composed Designer Series Paper 

      Purchase the suite in my Online Store using the Host Code R3FHHHMK and you’ll automatically be registered for the event! If you have other items you want to order you can simply add them on your Stamp Camp order and save on some shipping! By purchasing on this stamp camp host code you'll automatically be registered for the event.

      My registration is open to Canadian Residents only, but if you live in the US, Australia or the UK, you can get your suite through a participating member of the Creativity Abounds Design Team.

      I know you'll love the projects!  This group of demonstrators from around the world is amazingly talented!  Join us on January 28-29, 2022 in the exclusive Facebook Group for bonus projects that you can make with the Whimsy & Wonder suite of products!  

      I hope you'll join me!  We're going to have such fun!

      Your Creativity Awaits - last day to order January Kit is January 9th!

      January Kit features Ranunculus Romance from the Jan to June Mini Catalogue

          Do you love to craft and are you looking for a kit that ships directly to you each month with special perks each month? Then you will LOVE “YOUR CREATIVITY AWAITS”!  
            With “Your Creativity Awaits”, each month you will receive an exclusive make and take kit (2 cards of 4 designs) plus a PDF Tutorial.  All for only $57 per month shipped directly to you or $53 local pick up.
              Each month, the Design Team will choose one stamp set or bundle and design fun projects for you to create.  The stamp set is included in your kit. If you don't already own the dies or punch, you may add it to your kit or use what you have.  

                • Featured stamp set
                • 8 Cards (2 each of 4 different designs) - designed by Your Creativity Awaits Team
                • Exclusive Project tutorials you can follow along with to create your cards
                • Extra product (value will depend on the price of the stamp set)
                 After 6 consecutive months of membership, you will receive a thank you of $25 product credit (before shipping and taxes) to spend on whatever you choose! 

                Your Creativity Awaits Kit Timelines
                  • The upcoming kit information including supplies needed will be announced by the 15th of the previous month
                  • Sign up must be done by the 2nd Sunday of the month
                  • Kits will be shipped and tutorials emailed out by the 4th Tuesday of the month (subject to unforeseen delays in the shipment of product from Stampin’ Up!)
                      • Shipped: $57 monthly
                      • Porch Pick-up: $53 monthly 
                      Available to Canadian Residents Only
                        January Kit features the Ranunculus Romance Stamp Set (from the Jan to June Mini Catalogue)

                        Add the Dies for $49 extra

                          Happy Stamping!
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                          1. Love, love, love it - the rainbows are adorable. x

                          2. This is the first card I've seen using this set that I've truly liked! Great use of background colors and I love the rainbow in white.

                          3. Melva I just love this. Your cards are always amazing

                          4. I love these rainbows and your design using them is beautiful!

                          5. Great colour combo Melva, love it x

                          6. oh - that rainbow paper is so cute. Love this card


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