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Angie McKenzie | Independent Stampin' Up!® Demonstrator | Making others smile... one creation at a time.

Stampin' Dreams Blog Hop - December 2019


Welcome to the December 2019 edition of the Stampin’ Dreams Blog Hop!  You are currently visiting Angie McKenzie from the USA.  The theme this month is SAB/MINI CATALOGUE SNEAK PEEK!

There are so many fantastic new products that have been introduced to demonstrators since last month that it has been hard to not share any of my sneak peeks until now!  **BIG SMILE**  It was so hard to decide what to choose until chose to introduce you to the products that caught my heart.

By Angie McKenzie for Stampin' Dreams Blog Hop; Click READ or VISIT to go to my blog for details! Featuring the Beautiful Moments Stamp Set, Beautifully Braided Bundle, and Stitched So Sweetly Dies by Stampin' Up!; #encouragementcards #watercoloring #beautifulmomentsstampset  #beautifullybraidedbundle #stitchedsosweetlydies #stitchedrectangledies #bestdresseddsp  #naturesinkspirations #makingotherssmileonecreationatatime #cardtechniques #stampinup

Let me introduce you to the Beautiful Moments Cling Stamp Set, the Beautifully Braided Bundle and the Stitched So Sweetly Dies!

By Angie McKenzie for Stampin' Dreams Blog Hop; Click READ or VISIT to go to my blog for details! Featuring the Beautiful Moments Stamp Set, Beautifully Braided Bundle, and Stitched So Sweetly Dies by Stampin' Up!; #encouragementcards #watercoloring #beautifulmomentsstampset  #beautifullybraidedbundle #stitchedsosweetlydies #stitchedrectangledies #bestdresseddsp  #naturesinkspirations #makingotherssmileonecreationatatime #cardtechniques #stampinup

I have always loved taking candid photographs of individuals, especially children, from behind...  so much of a person's personality can be captured this way.  Whether it's the carriage, the gait, the head tilt or the objects within view or reach - the captured moment spells M-E-M-O-R-I-E-S.  Stampin' Up!® currently has four stamp sets with such views and Beautiful Moments - inspired by Million Sales Achiever Jacque Williams - will move the count up to five in 2020!   

By Angie McKenzie for Stampin' Dreams Blog Hop; Click READ or VISIT to go to my blog for details! Featuring the Beautiful Moments Stamp Set, Beautifully Braided Bundle, and Stitched So Sweetly Dies by Stampin' Up!; #encouragementcards #watercoloring #beautifulmomentsstampset  #beautifullybraidedbundle #stitchedsosweetlydies #stitchedrectangledies #bestdresseddsp  #naturesinkspirations #makingotherssmileonecreationatatime #cardtechniques #stampinup

The Stitched So Sweetly Dies were the perfect framing for this beautiful image which was stamped in Saddle Brown StazOn Ink onto a piece of Fluid 100 Watercolor Paper.  Color was applied with a small tip Aqua Painter with Lovely Lipstick (blooms), Petal Pink (dress), Old Olive (leaves), Pool Party (sky) and Soft Suede (hair) inks.  The die cutting was done after the watercoloring had dried.  An additional center die cut was made allowing for a solid floating effect of the panel.  The Petal Pink 1/4" Metallic Edge Ribbon was wrapped around the watercolor panel and tied off with a bow.

By Angie McKenzie for Stampin' Dreams Blog Hop; Click READ or VISIT to go to my blog for details! Featuring the Beautiful Moments Stamp Set, Beautifully Braided Bundle, and Stitched So Sweetly Dies by Stampin' Up!; #encouragementcards #watercoloring #beautifulmomentsstampset  #beautifullybraidedbundle #stitchedsosweetlydies #stitchedrectangledies #bestdresseddsp  #naturesinkspirations #makingotherssmileonecreationatatime #cardtechniques #stampinup

The floral panel (my favorite design from the new Best Dressed DSP) was die cut with the 2nd largest Rectangle Stitched Dies.  The Braided Border Punch was used to create the Old Olive scallops bordering the DSP layer.

By Angie McKenzie for Stampin' Dreams Blog Hop; Click READ or VISIT to go to my blog for details! Featuring the Beautiful Moments Stamp Set, Beautifully Braided Bundle, and Stitched So Sweetly Dies by Stampin' Up!; #encouragementcards #watercoloring #beautifulmomentsstampset  #beautifullybraidedbundle #stitchedsosweetlydies #stitchedrectangledies #bestdresseddsp  #naturesinkspirations #makingotherssmileonecreationatatime #cardtechniques #stampinup By Angie McKenzie for Stampin' Dreams Blog Hop; Click READ or VISIT to go to my blog for details! Featuring the Beautiful Moments Stamp Set, Beautifully Braided Bundle, and Stitched So Sweetly Dies by Stampin' Up!; #encouragementcards #watercoloring #beautifulmomentsstampset  #beautifullybraidedbundle #stitchedsosweetlydies #stitchedrectangledies #bestdresseddsp  #naturesinkspirations #makingotherssmileonecreationatatime #cardtechniques #stampinup


By Angie McKenzie for Stampin' Dreams Blog Hop; Click READ or VISIT to go to my blog for details! Featuring the Beautiful Moments Stamp Set, Beautifully Braided Bundle, and Stitched So Sweetly Dies by Stampin' Up!; #encouragementcards #watercoloring #beautifulmomentsstampset  #beautifullybraidedbundle #stitchedsosweetlydies #stitchedrectangledies #bestdresseddsp  #naturesinkspirations #makingotherssmileonecreationatatime #cardtechniques #stampinup

The DSP panel was adhered to a Pear Pizzazz panel that was cut with the largest Rectangle Stitched Dies and embossed in two different directions with the Subtle 3D Embossing Folder.  This panel was adhered to Pear Pizzazz vertical top folding card base measuring 4-1/8" x 11" scored at 5-1/2".  The Beautifully Braided sentiment was inked in VersaMark and stamped onto a scrap of Old Olive cardstock that had been rubbed with an Embossing Buddy several times.  White Stampin' Emboss Powder was applied and heated with the heat tool.  Once cooled, the sentiment was fussy cut and adhered to the card front with liquid glue.  A sprinkling of Champagne Rhinestone Basic Jewels was added for final touch.

By Angie McKenzie for Stampin' Dreams Blog Hop; Click READ or VISIT to go to my blog for details! Featuring the Beautiful Moments Stamp Set, Beautifully Braided Bundle, and Stitched So Sweetly Dies by Stampin' Up!; #encouragementcards #watercoloring #beautifulmomentsstampset  #beautifullybraidedbundle #stitchedsosweetlydies #stitchedrectangledies #bestdresseddsp  #naturesinkspirations #makingotherssmileonecreationatatime #cardtechniques #stampinup

The inside was designed to compliment the front.  The image was stamped in Saddle Brown StazOn onto Whisper White cardstock and adhered to a Pear Pizzazz panel matching the front panel.  The sentiment and ribbon were added for finishing touches.

By Angie McKenzie for Stampin' Dreams Blog Hop; Click READ or VISIT to go to my blog for details! Featuring the Beautiful Moments Stamp Set, Beautifully Braided Bundle, and Stitched So Sweetly Dies by Stampin' Up!; #encouragementcards #watercoloring #beautifulmomentsstampset  #beautifullybraidedbundle #stitchedsosweetlydies #stitchedrectangledies #bestdresseddsp  #naturesinkspirations #makingotherssmileonecreationatatime #cardtechniques #stampinup

And we mustn't forget the envelope!  The envelope flap was covered with the matching DSP so the front was stamped with the matching image.

By Angie McKenzie for Stampin' Dreams Blog Hop; Click READ or VISIT to go to my blog for details! Featuring the Beautiful Moments Stamp Set, Beautifully Braided Bundle, and Stitched So Sweetly Dies by Stampin' Up!; #encouragementcards #watercoloring #beautifulmomentsstampset  #beautifullybraidedbundle #stitchedsosweetlydies #stitchedrectangledies #bestdresseddsp  #naturesinkspirations #makingotherssmileonecreationatatime #cardtechniques #stampinup

Today's Color Palette | Nature's INKspirations by Angie McKenzie | Decenber 2019 Stampin' Dreams Blog Hop

I hope this card has inspired you to get creative with these new upcoming products for your cards.  You are currently visiting Angie McKenzie.  Now it's time to get more inspiration from the other stampers that are part of this Stampin' Dreams Blog Hop by clicking on the list below.  You sure don't want to miss any!

December SDBH Blog Hop:



Thanks for hopping by my little corner of the world and I'm looking forward to seeing ya'll again soon!!

Have a blessed day!
By Angie McKenzie for Stampin' Dreams Blog Hop; Click READ or VISIT to go to my blog for details! Featuring the Beautiful Moments Stamp Set, Beautifully Braided Bundle, and Stitched So Sweetly Dies by Stampin' Up!; #encouragementcards #watercoloring #beautifulmomentsstampset  #beautifullybraidedbundle #stitchedsosweetlydies #stitchedrectangledies #bestdresseddsp  #naturesinkspirations #makingotherssmileonecreationatatime #cardtechniques #stampinup
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14 comments

  1. Wow - that's gorgeous! Your watercolouring is fabulous and I love that beautiful retro feel you've created.

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    1. Thanks so much, Stephanie! Watercoloring is my fav technique with card making... so relaxing.

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  2. This is awesome Angie! I love the way you layered the image. TFS

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  3. Beautiful!!! I love your color combinations. I have not been brave enough to delve into the water coloring yet, but you are inspiring me to do so.

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    1. Oh, Ann, you'll love watercoloring! It's so relaxing and easy especially with the Aqua Painters. You'll do great!

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  4. Really stunning card, love all the layers and water colouring :-)

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    1. Thanks so much, Nigezza, and thanks for the smile! :)

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  5. I love this beautiful card! It makes me want to purchase everything right now! With 32 plus grandchildren, I need a Santa for their Christmas cards. Our Holly Jolly Bundle is perfect for this. I'll start with the smaller things and get the two bundles next month. But, I had to tell you, I love this card and I love the way you share your techniques with us! Thank you!

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    1. Thanks so much, Gloria! It's such a pleasure to share the tips so you can easily recreate the card in your own craft space. So glad you had fun making Christmas cards for your grands! :)

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  6. Gorgeous card, beautifully done. Thanks for the inspiration

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    1. Thanks so much, Libby, and you're so welcome. :)

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