InKing Royalty Blog Hop

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Welcome to InKing Royalty’s February Blog Hop! This year’s Blog Hop themes are inspired by a single word – and this month our projects are centered around BIRTHDAY. It’s always special to celebrate the birthday of someone you love, so handmade birthday cards are always fun to share. We are excited to share our creations with you today! After you read my post, I hope you’ll hop over to the next person on the list at the base of this post.

Hello my sweet sugar dumplings and welcome to the February InKing Royalty Blog Hop. This month’s theme is, as stated above, Birthday. When I agreed to participate in the Hop, and I should point out our team leader or upline always asks if we want to, I thought Birthday this should be easy, a piece of cake (boy that was cheesy). I even knew or had an idea which one of my new stamp sets I was going to use. Only problem with that plan, the poltergeist. Did I forget to mention that I believe there’s a poltergeist in my house? The house is almost 75 years old and I often get the feeling a previous owner has a playful side and that’s why things seem to disappear, like the stamp set I had planned to use. Oh it will show up after the Hop. Then I thought of another stamp set I could use, but couldn’t decide on a color. I sort of try to picture cards in my head before I sit down to make them and this wasn’t coming together. I even considered just pulling out of the Hop, but my pride wouldn’t let me. I’m not going to be outdone by that poltergeist (or my forgetfulness). I said to myself birthday cards are a classic. What else is classic? Then it hit me Classic Simpliy. That’s right dumplings Classic Simplicity and what exemplifies that better than classic black and white, nothing. My card starts with a Whisper White card base that measures 51/2 x 41/4 inches. I layered a piece of Basic Black cardstock that measures 51/4 x 4 inches onto the card base. Then using the large die from the Stitched Seasons Framelits and the Big Shot I cut out a piece of Whisper White. Then using the Happy Birthday  Thinlits die and the Big Shot I cut out 4 happy birthdays from Basic Black cardstock. Then I layered them together using the Fine Tip Liquid Glue. I used the same glue to attach the layered Happy Birthday to the Whisper White piece I cut out previously. To add a little sparkle I added 3 rhinestones. Finally I used Stampin’ Dimensionals to attach this to the card base. I’ve always said nothing beats classic black and white and I think this card is a pretty good example of that.

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Thank you for stopping by today.  I hope you’ll hop along to the next stop on the blog hop. Robin Myren at Songbird Designs by Robin
There’s lots of inspiration to be found in this group – and you don’t want to miss it!

XOXO,

Robbye aka Miss Hammie

Thank you for hopping along with us.  If you get stuck during the Blog Hop, please use this line-up as a guide:

  1. Brian King at Stamp with Brian
  2. Lynn Kolcun at Avery’s Owlery
  3. Nina King at InkPaperSequins
  4. Julie DiMatteo at The Paper Pixie
  5. Sue Jackson at Just Peachy Stamping
  6. Candy Ford at Stamp Candy
  7. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  8. Mary Fish at Stampin’ Pretty
  9. Jennifer Spiller at Westside Paper Creations
  10. Deb Cozzone at Grand Central Stamping
  11. Robbye Hamilton at Miss Hammie’s Crafts
  12. Robin Myren at Songbird Designs by Robin
  13. Katie Ferguson at Cottage Paper
  14. Shawn de Oliveira at Shawn Stamps

January InKing Blog Hop

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Welcome to InKing Royalty’s January Blog Hop! This year’s Blog Hop themes are inspired by a single word – and this month our projects are centered around LOVE. You’re certain to see some amazing ideas for Valentine’s Day in the hop, but there are other ways to honor love in the lineup, too. What fun! We are excited to share our creations with you today! After you read my post, I hope you’ll hop over to the next person on the list at the base of this post.

Hello my sweet dumplings. I know that I’ve been remiss, but the truth is I just haven’t felt extremely creative. So boo hoo poor Miss Hammie get over it and I’m really giving it the old retirement home try. That was a joke, I haven’t moved to that stage just yet. The theme for this month’s blog is LOVE and I had to really give some thought to how I would express it.

There are many types of love and I thought perhaps I would veer a little away from what one might expect. I decided on one that I experience every single day.

Heres a list of the things that I used to create my card.

I used components from 2 stamp sets, Nine Lives and Happy Tails. I used Badic Black and Melon Mambo ink. Whisper White and I believe Shaded Spruce cardstock. I’m afraid I don’t know the exact shade of the brown cardstock because it was a scrap. I used a pattern from the Garden Impressions Designer Series Paper stack. I also used the Dog Builder punch, the Stitched Seasons Framelits, my Big Shot and Stampin’ Trimmer.

Here’s my card

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That’s right the unconditional love of our furry friends.

Thank you for stopping by today.  I hope you’ll hop along to the next stop on the bloghop, but since I’m the last person let’s say I hope you checked out all the amazing creations that came before me. If you started with me then use the guide below to start at the beginning and be sure to show my team mates lots of love. There’s lots of inspiration to be found in this group – and you don’t want to miss it!

Thank you for hopping along with us. If you get stuck during the Blog Hop, please use this line-up as a guide:

    1. Brian King at Stamp with Brian
    2. Jennifer Spiller at Westside Paper Creations
    3. Sue Jackson at Just Peachy Stamping
    4. Katie Ferguson at Cottage Paper
    5. Pam Morris at Tap Tap Stamp
    6. Windy Ellard at Windy’s Wonderful Creations
    7. Robin Myren at Songbird Designs by Robin
    8. Julie DiMatteo at The Paper Pixie

 

  1. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  2. Nina King at InkPaperSequins
  3. Shawn de Oliveira at Shawn Stamps
  4. Lynn Kolcun at Avery’s Owlery
  5. Candy Ford at Stamp Candy
  6. Robbye Hamilton at Miss Hammie’s Crafts

InKing Royalty Blog Hop

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Welcome to InKing Royalty’s June Blog Hop! This year’s Blog Hop themes are inspired by popular songs – this month’s song is “Here Comes the Sun.” As you can guess, our Blog Hop today is filled with projects that are inspired by the joy of the summer sun. We are excited to share our creations with you today! After you read my post, I hope you’ll hop over to the next person on the list at the base of this post.

Hello my sweet dumplings let’s get to it.  The theme of our blog hop this month is “Here Comes the Sun”. I’ve been wanting to use the new Enjoy Life stamp set from Stampin’ Up’s new Annual catalog. This stamp set has a few sentiments and images that remind me of my niece and what says fun to her, running. What better time to run than when there’s sunshine, not hot, sunny since running in the rain really isn’t fun. As per usual I digress, sorry about that. I used two new colors, Balmy Blue ( at least I hope that’s Balmy Blue) and Call Me Clover as well as Whisper White and Daffodil Delight. My card base is Balmy Blue cardstock onto which I added a layer of Whisper White cardstock.  I stamped my images on a piece of Balmy Blue cardstock. I used Memento Tuxedo Black ink to stamp the runner and Call Me Clover ink to stamp the grass. On a scrap piece of Whisper White cardstock using Memento Tuxedo Black ink I stamped the sentiment which I cut out using one of the smaller dies from the Layering Ovals Framelits dies and my Big Shot. Using my two inch circle punch I punched out a circle of Daffodil Delight cardstock. I attached that to the Balmy Blue layer using Tombow Multi-Purpose Liquid Blue  which I also used to attach the sentiment. Lastly using Stampin’ Dimensionals I attached that layer to the Whisper White layer. Hopefully you understood that my sweet ones, if not here’s the photo. I was surprised by how much I like it as my creative side seems to have been on an extended vacation of late. Let me know what you think in the comments below.

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Thank you for stopping by today.  I hope you’ll hop along to the next stop on the bloghop,

There’s lots of inspiration to be found in this group – and you don’t want to miss it!

Robbye aka Miss Hammie

Thank you for hopping along with us.  If you get stuck during the Blog Hop, please use this line-up as a guide:

  1. Brian King at Stamp with Brian
  2. Shawn de Oliveira at Shawn Stamps
  3. Nina King at InkPaperSequins
  4. Imogene Thomas at MomoMakes.com
  5. Denise Hoepfner at The Mountain Magpie
  6. Robin Myren at Songbird Designs by Robin
  7. Candy Ford at Stamp Candy
  8. Jennifer Spiller at Westside Paper Creations
  9. Lynn Kolcun at Avery’s Owlery
  10. Julie DiMatteo at The Paper Pixie
  11. Sandra Cornejo at Madly Crafting
  12. Sheryl Sharp at Sharp Notes by Sheryl
  13. Sue Jackson at Just Peachy Stamping
  14. Pam Morris at Tap Tap Stamp
  15. Rachael Shedeed at Bluebonnet Stampin’
  16. Robbye Hamilton at Miss Hammie’s Crafts
  17. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping

InKing Royalty Blog Hop

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Welcome to InKing Royalty’s May Blog Hop! We are grinning from ear-to-ear with excitement over all the amazing, new products from Stampin’ Up!’s 2018 Annual Catalog – and you’re going to love what we are sharing today. Today’s Blog Hop is filled with projects that offer sneak peeks at new products from the upcoming catalog. What fun! After you read my post, I hope you’ll hop over to the next person on the list at the base of this post.

The new catalog is so amazing I have to admit it was a tad difficult for me to decide exactly what to stamp set to use. I finally decided on the Rooted in Nature stamp set for the sentiment on the front of my card. The card base was made from Old Olive and I layered it with dsp from the Share What You Love Specialty Designer Series Paper pack. I have to admit I couldn’t find my Rich Razzleberry ink pad so I used my Stampin’ Write marker to ink up my stamp. I toyed with the idea of using Tranquil Tide in fact I even stamped it and used my Big Shot to cut it out, but the Rich Razzleberry just worked better.  Then I used the largest oval from the Stitched Shapes Framelits and my Big Shot to cut out the sentiment. I stamped the sentiment on Petal Pink cardstock. Petal Pink is one of our new colors that will be available June 1st. I embellished the front with a piece of 1/4 inch Velvet ribbon in Rich Razzleberry and two small pearls from the Share What You Love Artisan Pearls pack.

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Thank you for stopping by today.  I hope you’ll hop along to the next stop on the blog hop, There’s lots of inspiration to be found in this group – and you don’t want to miss it!

Robbye  aka Miss Hammie

Thank you for hopping along with us. If you get stuck during the Blog Hop, please use this line-up as a guide:

  1. Brian King at Stamp with Brian
  2. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  3. Deb Cozzone at Grand Central Stamping
  4. Candy Ford at Stamp Candy
  5. Shawn de Oliveira at Shawn Stamps
  6. Lynn Kolcun at Avery’s Owlery
  7. Julie DiMatteo at The Paper Pixie
  8. Pam Morris at Tap Tap Stamp
  9. Sue Jackson at Just Peachy Stamping
  10. Jennifer Spiller at Westside Paper Creations
  11. Nina King at InkPaperSequins
  12. Robbye Hamilton at Miss Hammie’s Crafts

 

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InKing Royalty Blog Hop - Let the Good Times Roll

Welcome to InKing Royalty’s April Blog Hop! This year’s hops are themed around some of our favorite songs. Today’s hop is pulls inspiration from B.B. King’s song “Let the Good Times Roll.” How fun is that?! We’ve created projects that either feature images with wheels (cards, wagons, bikes) or celebrate good times. We are excited to share our projects with you. After you read my post, I hope you’ll hop over to the next person on the list at the base of this post.

So welcome to a Whirlwind Wednesday my sweet dumplings, now it’s confession time. I’ve only ever been to New Orleans once and never during Mardi Gras, but it was exactly what first came to mind when I heard the theme of the Blog Hop. And while it might sort of dictate color choices if I chose to go that way, it didn’t give me an idea of what type of image. So I was at that “Oh what have I gotten myself into” stage I seem to always visit when I agree to be part of the team Blog Hop. Then the Miss Hammie in me said “Just do it your way” .  So to me this translates to “Let the Good Times Roll”.  Good times translate to lightheartedness and fun.  I’m really happy with it and I think that you’ll be as well.

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I used a little bit of everything for this card. I used the stamp sets Bike Ride, and Yay You which are available now and Pick a Pennant which will be available on June 1st. The card base is Real Red cardstock that I layered with dsp from the Tutti-Frutti dsp pack. I stamped on Whisper White card that I brayered with Pool Party ink. I used an Old Olive Stampin’ Write marker to create a grassy field for the bike.

Thank you for stopping by today.  I hope you’ll hop along to the next stop on the blog hop,

. There’s lots of inspiration to be found in this group – and you don’t want to miss it!

Miss Hammie aka Robbye

Thank you for hopping along with us. If you get stuck during the Blog Hop, please use this line-up as a guide:

  1. Brian King at Stamp with Brian
  2. Sue Jackson at Just Peachy Stamping
  3. Jennifer Spiller at Westside Paper Creations
  4. Rachael Shedeed at Bluebonnet Stampin’
  5. Lynn Kolcun at Avery’s Owlery
  6. Lisa Pretto at InkBig Academy Stamps
  7. Robin Myren at Songbird Designs by Robin
  8. Shawn de Oliveira at Shawn Stamps
  9. Nina King at InkPaperSequins
  10. Candy Ford at StampCandy
  11. Imogene Thomas at MomoMakes.com
  12. Robbye Hamilton at Miss Hammie’s Crafts
  13. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  14. Julie DiMatteo at The Paper Pixie
  15. Denise Hoepfner at The Mountain Magpie
  16. Deb Cozzone at Grand Central Stamping
  17. Pam Morris at Tap Tap Stamp

Walking on Sunshine Blog Hop – InKing Royalty

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Welcome to InKing Royalty’s March Blog Hop! Today’s hop is filled to the brim with projects that celebrate Spring and Summer. With inspiration from Katrina & the Waves’ song “Walking on Sunshine,” we’ve created projects that share the joy and excitement that accompany warmer weather. We are excited to share our projects with you. After you read my post, I hope you’ll hop over to the next person on the list at the base of this post.

Happy Wednesday my sweet dumplings. I’m hoping your day is going well.  I must admit these blog hops are the things pulling out one’s hair are made of. I enjoy cardmaking and creating 3-D projects, but I’m just getting to the place where sharing them with people other than family and friends and of course you my dumplings, like what happens with blog hops, isn’t still a little scary. I used two stamp sets to create my blog hop card, Beautiful You and Eclectic Expressions which is a Sale-a-Bration item. The dsp is from the Tutti-Frutti dsp pack. I used Daffodil Delight, Old Olive, and Sahara Sand Stampin’ Write markers and also Pool Party ink to do my coloring. The image and sentiment from Beautiful You were stamped in Memento black ink onto regular Whisper White cardstock. Thick Whisper White cardstock was used for the card base. I used an AquaPainter and Pool Party ink to create the sky effect and the circle stamp from Eclectic Expressions and Daffodil Delight ink to make the sun. You need the sun and a blue sky to “walk on sunshine”.  I adhered the Whisper White with my image and sentiment to the dsp using snail adhesive. Then I adhered that to the card base using Stampin’ dimensionals. Just look at my card, she is so happy it’s Spring it’s making her dance. I’m really happy with this card and I’m sure it will make you happy too.

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Thank you for stopping by today.  I hope you’ll hop along to the next stop on the blog hop,

. There’s lots of inspiration to be found in this group – and you don’t want to miss it!

Miss Hammie aka Robbye

Thank you for hopping along with us. If you get stuck during the Blog Hop, please use this line-up as a guide:

  1. Brian King at Stamp with Brian
  2. Candy Ford at Stamp Candy
  3. Imogene Thomas at MomoMakes.com
  4. Lisa Pretto at Ink Big Academy Stamps
  5. Robbye Hamilton at Miss Hammie’s Crafts
  6. Sue Jackson at Just Peachy Stamping
  7. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  8. Robin Myren at Songbird Designs by Robin
  9. Nina King at InkPaperSequins
  10. Shawn de Oliveira at Shawn Stamps
  11. Pam Morris at Tap Tap Stamp
  12. Denise Hoepfner at The Mountain Magpie
  13. Julie DiMatteo at The Paper Pixie
  14. Rachael Shedeed at Bluebonnet Stampin’
  15. Jennifer Spiller at Westside Paper Creations
  16. Lynn Kolcun at Avery’s Owlery

 

InKing Royalty Blog Hop

Welcome to InKing Royalty’s December Blog Hop! We have a fun Blog Hop theme today – Wrap it Up! The hop is filled with projects that are perfect for this time of year – everything from gift-packaging ideas to bundling up to stay warm. We are excited to share our creations with you today. After you read my post, I hope you’ll hop over to the next person on the list at the base of this post.

When I saw this month’s theme I decided to do a box. I wanted it to be versatile, one you could use for treats or other goodies. I decided to use one of my favorites from the Holiday catalog to make my box, the Year of Cheer designer series paper.  I cut the dsp to 10 15/16 x 9 1/4. Then on the portrait side it is scored at 1 7/16 on both sides.  Then turning the paper to the landscape position it is scored at 1 1/4, 3 1/2, 6 1/16 and finally 8 6/16.  Gold and burnish the score lines.  With the paper in landscape cut on the vertical up to the horizontal score line on both sides. Here’s a picture to show how your project should look after cutting along the score lines.

Make sure to trim along the sides of the tabs. After putting the box together it should look like this.

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The box is large enough to hold a scarf or lots and lots of chocolates.

Thank you for stopping by today. I hope you’ll hop along to the next stop on the blog hop,  There’s lots of inspiration to be found in this group – and you don’t want to miss it!

Thank you for hopping along with us. If you get stuck during the Blog Hop, please use this line-up as a guide:

  1. Brian King at Stamp with Brian
  2. Jenny Hall at Jenny Hall Designs
  3. Candy Ford at Stamp Candy
  4. Sheryl Sharp at Sharp Notes by Sheryl
  5. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  6. Shawn de Oliveira at Shawn Stamps
  7. Robbye Hamilton at Miss Hammie’s Crafts
  8. Sue Jackson at Just Peachy Stamping
  9. Julie DiMatteo at The Paper Pixie