Stampin' Up! Achievers Blog Hop - August 2022

Welcome to the Trip Achievers Blog Hop.  I am so honoured to be participating in this Blog Hop and I am so thankful for the support I received from my Customers and Team Members so that I could achieve this trip** for the very first time!  Thank you so much!!!

Today I'm sharing a card I created using the Stampin' Up! Boughs of Holly Bundle along with the Split Card Textures Dies.  I love how this card turned out!


  1. Cut Evening Evergreen card stock 4 1/4" x 11" and score at 5 1/2".  Fold on scoreline to form card base.
  2. Cut Very Vanilla cardstock 4" x 5 1/4"
  3. Cut Designer Series Paper 4" x 5 1/4" and cut out grid using Die.
  4. Adhere Designer Series Paper to the Very Vanilla card stock
  5. Adhere to the card base.
  6. Stamp holly leaves on Very Vanilla cardstock - ink up the leaves with the sponge daubers with Evening Evergreen and Parakeet Party ink.
  7. Cut out using Dies
  8. Stamp berries using Real Red ink - stamped off.
  9. Cut out the detailed berries using Real Red cardstock using Die.
  10. Cut 2 pieces of Gold Ribbon about 6" long.  Fold each in half and adhere to the card base in a "V shape"
  11. Adhere leaves over the ribbon using Dimensionals.
  12. Adhere berries using Dimensionals
  13. Cut Banner from Very Vanilla cardstock using largest Banner Die from Stylish Shapes Dies
  14. Stamp sentiment using Real Red Ink
  15. Cut second Banner from Evening Evergreen cardstock.
  16. Cut Evening Evergreen banner in half lengthwise and adhere to top and bottom of sentiment banner.
  17. Adhere to card base using Dimensionals.
  18. Adhere Red Rhinestones
  19. Cut Very Vanilla cardstock 4" x 5 1/4"
  20. Stamp leaf in bottom right corner - ink up the leaves with the sponge daubers with Evening Evergreen and Parakeet Party ink.
  21. Adhere to the inside of the card base.

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You can find all of the supplies for this card in my Online Store.

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Now it's time to be inspired by all of the Projects in our Blog Hop!


I hope we have inspired you!

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Note the Soft Seafoam and Pool Party Cards and Envelopes and the Tree Lot Dies are sold out!

Please be sure to use the current Host Code BXPNFYRK 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! 

You can also purchase this tutorial with 13 "Anything But Christmas" Themed tutorials for $20!   Check them out in my Square Store

Here's my card that is included in the tutorial.  You'll be able to get the dies for this adorable stamp set starting on September 1st at a bundled price with the Stamp Set - that means you save 10%!

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The September Kit features Joyful Flurry from the July to December Mini Catalogue

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
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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
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  • 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!)
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1 comment

  1. Such a lovely Christmas Card Melva ... I love the combination of products that you used.


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