InspirINK Blog Hop 1 – Sparkle, Shimmer & Shine

Thank you for joining us today for our 1st InspirINK Blog Hop.  We were previously known as the Simply Sketched Saturday Challenge Blog Hop but we progressed from just having a sketch for our projects so our lovely team leader Sam Roberts came up with this fantastic new name.

We have had lots of talented ladies join us over the last few weeks and I would like to welcome them to our team.  I know the ladies have lots of fabulous projects for you today so please check them out by clicking on the Next button at the bottom of this post.  Our theme for todays hop is Sparkle, Shimmer and Shine.


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Cute Panda Lolly Box

While I was shopping at my local Co-Op I spotted some Panda Chocolate lolly’s and I immediately thought of the Party Panda’s Stamp Set.

As soon as I got home I put the shopping away, made a large coffee then went to my craftroom to work on a box for this cute lolly.  I went through my cardstock to find colours that closely matched the lolly and decided on Very Vanilla and Early Espresso.

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Pootler’s Design Team – Week 4

Clock made with Stampin' Up! Crafting Forever stamp set and Shimmery White Embossing Paste. Made for Pootler’s Design Team – Week 4 – Created by Dee Copus-Read, Lady Dee CraftsThank you for joining me for the last Pootler’s Design Team Challenge.  I would like to say a big Thank You to my upline Sam Hammond for giving me the amazing opportunity to be a designer, I have had so much fun creating projects with the stamp set you chose for us.

This is also the last week for you to enter the Crafting Forever Clear Mount Stamp Set Giveaway, no purchase necessary, see details below.  

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Sneak Peak and Comparison of the New Embossing Pastes

When I first saw the Embossing Paste in the Annual Catalogue I wasn’t really interested in it.  After a few months I decided to give it a try and I’m so glad I did.  The effect looks great on projects and it was so easy to use, it’s like spreading butter on your toast.

Stampin’ Up! now have a Silver Embossing Paste and a Shimmery White Embossing Paste in their 2018 Spring/Summer Catalogue.  

As soon as I saw them I had to order them and when they arrived the 1st thing I did was compare the 3 embossing pastes.

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