Monday, 26 June 2017

STAMPlorations 4th Birthday Blog Hop


I'm super excited to be part of the STAMPlorations 4th Birthday Blog Hop which is starting today and will go on for a whole week! Happy Birthday STAMPlorations and thank you Shery and David for the hard work you do to bring these wonderful inspirational products to all us crafters. There is a huge bunch of amazing new products available in the STAMPlorations store. All stamps are -15% off until July 7, and don't forget you can combine that with my discount code STAMPGIRLKAROLA to get an additional 20% off. And of course Shery has lot of great prizes for you to win, check out the main post here, and see what my super-talented DT sisters have created using the great new release!


I wanted to create some colourful birthday cards using the new Cupcake and Gift builder dies. I love layering dies, so much fun to play with! I created a pink and red background for the delicious cupcakes using Distress Oxides and a rainbow background for my colourful gift using Brushos and the ARTplorations Retro Circles die. If you want to shop for these great new dies (or anything else) in the STAMPlorations store you can use the code STAMPGIRLKAROLA for a 20% discount at checkout (this will be on top of the 15% automatic birthday discount)!



Card: 250 gsm white card, Daler&Rowney 350 gsm watercolour paper, scraps of coloured card, gold and white glitter card, Scrap of Stampin' Up rainbow striped patterned paper
Ink: Distress Oxides Fired Brick, Worn Lipstick, Tsukineko Versamark, Brushos
Stamps: STAMPlorations Sugar Rush
Dies: CUTplorations Cupcake builder 1, Cupcake builder 2, Celebrate Word Die, Gift Builder 1, Crazy Double Running Stitch Rectangle
Stencil: ARTplorations Retro Circles
Other: Papermania Seafoam White Embossing Powder, white gel pen


STAMPlorations discount code: If you want to save 20% when shopping at the STAMPlorations store you can use the code STAMPGIRLKAROLA at checkout. The discount applies to all normal priced and discounted stamps, stencils and dies. The code cannot be combined with other discount codes. If you have any questions or problems, just let me know!

33 comments:

cghundley said...

Very nicely done.
Loving the circle
background and
colors.
Carla from Utah

Preeti D. (aka Dutt Preety) said...

beautiful cards :)

Craftyfield said...

Both cards are lovely but I love the contrast between the black and the bright colours of your second make! Stunning!

Jane said...

Rocking those dies! Fab showcase.

Rebecca Yahrling said...

Love all that inky goodness behind the awesome dies.

Marsha said...

Fun new dies. Thanks for the ideas.

nancy littrell said...

I love your artsy watercolored backgrounds for your cupcake and package cards. Fun and creative cards, Karola. TFS Hugs..

Mary Holshouser said...

Love the package with the circles.
Cute card.
thanks for sharing.

Sue LD said...

Great cards. I like the sweet cupcakes.

Char K said...

these are both so fun!

Kylie said...

Those cupcakes look delicious! Love the artsy background for your birthday present card. xx

Jackie P Neal said...

Such fun cards! thanks for your inspiration!
Jackie ")

MakeYourLifeColourful said...

Wow, that background is awesome, and I love the glittery bow!

Dee Earnshaw said...

Lovely cards and awesome backgrounds:)

McStamper said...

Wonderful cards. Especially love the package and fantastic background.

Denise Bryant said...

great cards... love those cupcakes!

Cheetarah said...

Lovely cards!! those cupcakes looks good enough to eat!

Sheryl said...

Sweet cards, love the pops of color!

Karenladd said...

Your birthday csrds are as fun as a real party!

Valerija said...

This is so gorgeous. Love both of your wonderful cards.

Terri Burson said...

Such pretty cards. Love the use of the Oxides!

Karen D. said...

very pretty....thanks for inspiring.
Karen

Arianna Barbara said...

Wow! Your cards are really gorgeous!!!

Tink said...

Beautiful cards! Love all the colors

Heather said...

Two fabulous cards! The cupcakes look so yummy!

Lili Sulastri said...

Beautiful cards. Yummy cupcakes.

Karthikha said...

Lovely cards :)

D.Ann C said...

Both cards are super sweet and I love the backgrounds!

Craftychris said...

Your cards are sooooo cool! xxx

Tina Z. said...

both ares simply amazing!

Vivian Foo said...

Love how you created your backgrounds!

Marianne said...

Love the artsy look of your second card. So fun!

Helen Gullett said...

They are so adorable! Love that cupcake and gift die cut!