Kylie’s International Stampin’ Up! Blog Highlights

[ngg src=”galleries” ids=”48″ exclusions=”394,395,396,397,398,399″ alt=”Kylies Bertucci’s international stampin up blog highlights” display=”basic_thumbnail” thumbnail_width=”3000″ thumbnail_height=”600″]Now that I have participated in my first blog hop I feel like what was I stressing about. I am already creating these cards so why not showcase them to everyone. In this blog hop, we are being highlighted internationally by Kylie Bertucci, which is so great. I am so thankful for such a fabulous opportunity. In this blog hop though the top 10 projects will participate in another blog hop later in the month. You might ask how do I get myself into the top 10? That is where you all come in and if you could please vote for my project here

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Inspiration for this blog

Our theme this month is Encouragement, which I thought was so fitting as I won the prize patrol at Onstage in Auckland where I received this brand new stamp set Genuine Gems. This will be available in the new annual catalogue from 4 June 2019. Last month i had 3 of my team members promote which inspired me to add this card to the gift they will receive.

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We were also lucky enough to be gifted this Mosaic Mood Designer Series Paper. When I first thumbed through the catalogue I completely missed this paper pack as it didn’t really catch my eye. Boy was I surprised when I opened the packaging and saw the detail and all the shininess of this paper. It is so gorgeous and I have been busy fussy cutting some of the larger flower images, butterflies and birds but had not yet found a card to put these on.

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Old fashion technique 

This may look like the floating frame technique that seems to be very popular at the moment but I just did this the old fashioned way. Whilst completing both of these cards I did think about trying this technique as I was one of the lucky ones that managed to pick up some Press n Seal in New Zealand when I was there for Onstage, because this is not stocked in Australia. But I wanted to make this card in time to participate for the blog hop and I will try that technique another day.

Using the stitched rectangle dies to cut a frame from Whisper White, which is the same size frame on both cards. I have just filled one frame in so you can no longer see it and the other frame I have left with quite a bit of white to highlight the sentiment more. In this card, I also did finish the outside off with some of the precious flower gems that co-ordinate with this paper.

The sentiments are embossed with white embossing powder and the card base is Terracotta Tile.

Then I also decorated the insides of the cards as shown here

[ngg src=”galleries” ids=”48″ exclusions=”393,394,395,396,398,399″ alt=”Inside card 1″ display=”basic_thumbnail”]And this is the inside of the first card shown. I kept this one a little simpler as the front had a little more going on.

[ngg src=”galleries” ids=”48″ exclusions=”393,394,395,396,397,399″ alt=”Insdie card 2″ display=”basic_thumbnail”]I hope you liked these cards and I would love for you to take the time to vote for my card and leave a comment.

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