InKing Royalty Blog Hop

6BF775B9-B804-441D-8575-FB03B10505E4Welcome to InKing Royalty’s December Blog Hop! This year’s Blog Hop themes are inspired by a single word – and this month our projects are centered around CHRISTMAS. It’s a wonderful time of year, and we are having lots of fun with our Christmas-themed projects. We are so excited to share them 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 dumplings and Happy Holidays to each and every one of you.  It’s that time again, Blog Hop time. The theme? I’ll give you one guess . . . that’s right Christmas. Such smart little dumplings, you make Miss Hammie so proud.  I decided to try something a teeny bit different for this blog hop, so you’ll have to leave a comment and tell me what you think.


I used several items from the Christmastime is Here Suite. Those included:

3 of the Gold Glitter Enamel Dots

Christmastime is Here Specialty Designer Series Paper

Christmastime Rose Stamp Set

Roses Dies

I also used:

Watercolor Paper

Old Olive Card stock

Tombow Multi-Purpose Liquid Glue

Big Shot Die Cutting Machine

Gold colored 5” x 7” picture frame

I cut the watercolor paper to 5”x7”.  I layered a piece of designer series paper that I cut to 4.5”x6” onto the watercolor paper, that served as my background. Using one of the Roses dies and the Big Shot I cut out one of the large roses from a piece of designer series paper. I wanted to add a little thickness so I use the same die to cut out a rose using Old Olive card stock. I adhered it to the back of the DSP rose using liquid glue. I placed this in the center of my background piece.
Using a label die from the Roses die set and a scrap of the watercolor paper I created a label that I stamped my sentiment on. The sentiment is in the Christmas Rose stamp set.
I used watercolor paper because I like the texture, but you could just as easily use Whisper White Card stock.
Thank you for stopping by today.  I hope you’ll hop along to the next stop on the blog hop, wait a minute I’m the last stop so there’s no “next stop” after me. Hmmm, well if you started with me just use the handy dandy list below and start with Brian King. 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. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  3. Sheryl Sharp at Sharp Notes by Sheryl
  4. Shawn de Oliveira at Shawn Stamps
  5. Lynn Kolcun at Avery’s Owlery
  6. Sue Jackson at Just Peachy Stamping
  7. Linda Krueger at The Stamp Coach
  8. Candy Ford at Stamp Candy
  9. Julie DiMatteo at The Paper Pixie
  10. Robbye Hamilton at Miss Hammie’s Crafts

InKing Royalty Blog Hop

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Welcome to InKing Royalty’s October Blog Hop! This year’s Blog Hop themes are inspired by a single word – and this month our projects are centered around SPOOKY. WithHalloween just around the corner, we are excited to share our spooky, fun projects with our neighbors, coworkers and family – and we’re 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, it is time for another Blog Hop. I have a question, can I share a secret with you? I would be willing to bet that everyone that comes to visit my  blog during this Blog Hop has great stories to tell about Halloween when they were children. Here’s my secret, I don’t have any great Halloween tales to tell because believe or not I can not remember one Halloween when I was a child that I didn’t get sick a day or two before Halloween and could not go Trick or Treating with my older sister. She would always ask for extra candy for her “baby” sister who was at home sick. Now before you think how sweet and considerate, she would give me one candy bar and keep the rest for herself. But enough about my unfortunate Halloween memories and on to my idea of spooky. I’ll confess my family isn’t big on Halloween, never has been. Our neighborhood organization holds an event each year that I donate treats to. So when I turn out the lights and pretend I’m not home my conscience is clear. That being said the Halloween stamp sets aren’t high on my list of “must haves” which made this month’s blog hop a wee bit of a challenge. I wracked my brain to come up with something “Spooky”. I decided to go with traditional Halloween symbols that corresponded to current items that I had and came up with this card.

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I used three colors of card stock, Basic Black, Smokey Slate and Whisper White. My card base was made with Basic Black that I layered with the Smokey Slate and Whisper White. I used Whisper White card stock and my 2 inch circle punch to create the “spooky” crescent moon and the cat punch to create the cat that you see against the moon. I created a “window” for the cat to sit in and look at the crescent moon using the Rectangle Stitched dies.

Another tool that I used was the new Stampin’ Trimmer (I LOVE it and suggest strongly that you purchase it). I also used TomBow liquid glue and black dimensionals.

I’m really pleased with how it cam e together and I hope that you like it too. Leave me a comment and tell me what you think.

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

<a href=”http://www.bluelinestamping.com” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping

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

Tata for Now,

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. Ann Murray at Murray Stamps Ink
  4. Robin Myren at Songbird Designs by Robin
  5. Kelly Kent at My Papercraft Journey
  6. Robbye Hamilton at Miss Hammie’s Crafts
  7. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  8. Sheryl Abernathy at Elegant Sentiments
  9. Sue Jackson at Just Peachy Stamping
  10. Linda Krueger at The Stamp Coach

 

InKing Royalty Blog Hop

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Welcome to InKing Royalty’s September Blog Hop! This year’s Blog Hop themes are inspired by a single word – and this month our projects are centered around AUTUMN. There is so much to love about the transition from summer to winter, and we are excited to share our Autumn-themed projects 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 Miss Hammie has a confession to make, I haven’t been doing a lot of crafting lately. I’ve been exploring some new outlets like gardening. I have always felt like gardening and I just didn’t get along. There are bugs and other yucky type things that I don’t particularly care for. However I decided to give it one more try and I am actually enjoying it. I haven’t been particularly successful, but it has been fun. However I decided it was time to get back to crafting which is honestly my first love. That’s not quite true, music is my first love, but when you sing like a cat backed into a corner you tend to settle for listening to music rather than trying to make it. As you all know the Blog Hops this year have centered around a word. This months word is AUTUMN. I have to be honest I don’t really think autumn when its 95 degrees, but We are going to make this work.

For my project I went with the stamp set that I always think of when I hear the words Fall or Autumn. While its not one of our newer stamp set for me Painted Harvest is the epitome of autumn.  It is on page 128 of the Stampin Up Annual catalog. The Designers Series Paper I chose was from the Mosaic Mood Specialty Designer Series Paper pack. It is on page 167 of the Stampin’ Up Annual catalog.  I think this card is saying autumn and I hope you feel that way too.

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Here’s how I put it together:

I used Old Olive card stock to make my card base. It measures 51/2 in. x 41/4 in. I layered a piece of Crushed Curry card stock that measures 51/4in. x 4in. onto my Old Olive card base. My next layer was the Mosaic Mood dsp, it measures 5in. x 33/4 in. The final layer is Whisper White card stock and it measures 43/4in. x 31/2in. I stamped my image and sentiment on the Whisper White card stock.

Thank you for stopping by today.  I hope you’ll hop along to the next stop on the blog hop, Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping. 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. Linda Krueger at The Stamp Coach
  3. Lynn Kolcun at Avery’s Owlery
  4. Robbye Hamilton at Miss Hammie’s Crafts
  5. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  6. Sue Jackson at Just Peachy Stamping
  7. Shawn de Oliveira at Shawn Stamps
  8. Jennifer Spiller at Westside Paper Creations
  9. Candy Ford at Stamp Candy
  10. Sheryl Sharp at Sharp Notes by Sheryl
  11. Julie DiMatteo at The Paper Pixie

 

InKing Royalty Blog Hop

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Welcome to InKing Royalty’s April Blog Hop! This year’s Blog Hop themes are inspired by a single word – and this month our projects are centered around SPRING. Spring is a special time of year – it’s fun to celebrate the beauty of nature and to get back outside during this transition of the seasons. 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, well it’s time for another Blog Hop and this month’s theme is Spring. Now what does the word Spring make you think of ? To be perfectly honest if you live where Miss Hammie lives, or in that general vicinity, Spring means itchy eyes and sniffles caused by pollen. Now if Miss Hammie let’s her more positive side rear it’s happy go lucky head you hear things like “Well what’s a little pollen if in exchange you get beautiful trees and flowers ?” Well it’s trips to Walgreens for Allergy meds. Dumplings excuse me that yellow stuff has made it impossible to wear my contacts and my eyes feel like there’s sand in them practically 24 – 7 ! However I digress, you want to know about my card for the Blog Hop.  Here’s a list of the products that I used.

Thick Whisper White cardstock – cut to 51/2 x 41/4 for my card base

Powder Pink cardstock – cut to 51/4 x 4 for the first layer

A piece of Garden Impressions dsp – cut to 5 x 33/4 for my second layer

Layering Oval dies, and the Big Shot – I used one of the scalloped dies to cut a piece of Powder Pink cardstock to act as a backing for a plain oval of Whisper White cardstock that I used for my sentiment.

Speaking of the sentiment it is from the Varied Vases stamp set and was stamp with Memento Black ink.

I adhered the dsp layer to the Powder Pink cardstock layer using Snail adhesive. The Powder Pink oval was also adhered using Snail the Whisper White oval was adhered using Stampin Dimensionals. The completed layers and sentiment were adhered to the card base using Stampin Dimensionals.  I think it’s quite Spring-ish including the sentiment. I hope you agree and that you’ll leave a comment.

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

Candy Ford at Stamp Candy

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

TTFN,

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. Robbye Hamilton at Miss Hammie’s Crafts
  3. Candy Ford at Stamp Candy
  4. Lynn Kolcun at Avery’s Owlery
  5. Sue Jackson at Just Peachy Stamping
  6. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  7. Julie DiMatteo at The Paper Pixie
  8. Pam Morris at Tap Tap Stamp
  9. Robin Myren at Songbird Designs by Robin
  10. Jennifer Spiller at Westside Paper Creations

 

InKing Royalty Blog Hop

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Welcome to InKing Royalty’s March Blog Hop! This year’s Blog Hop themes are inspired by a single word – and this month our projects are centered around GREEN. We are excited to share our creations with you today – there’s a wonderful variety of styles and occasions celebrated in this hop! 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’ve decided not to be redundant and tell you the theme of this Blog Hop again. Instead we’ll get right to my card and why I made it. I don’t know why, but the word green always makes me think of Spring and new beginnings. Spring always makes me think of Easter and our Lord. They say never discuss politics or religion so I’m not going to, but my card reflects my feelings about the color Green. I used two shades of green for my card. The card base was made with Old Olive cardstock. I added a layer of Lemon Lime Twist cardstock to my card base because I like that color and it will be retiring soon. I added it using Stampin’ Dimensionals. I had added a layer of Whisper White cardstock to my Lemon Lime Twist layer using Snail adhesive. I used two of the Layering Rectangles dies and the Big Shot to cut my layers. The sentiment on my card is from His Grace stamp set and the stamp I used for the grass is from the Enjoy Life stamp set. I used Old Olive ink for both the sentiment and the grass. The Cross was made using Kraft paper and a die from the Cross of Hope Framelits dies set.  I hope you’ll like this card as much as I do. It’s simple and the message touches a special place in my heart.

Thank you for stopping by today. I hope you’ll hop along to the next stop on the blog hop,Denise Hoepfner at The Mountain Magpie
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. Shawn de Oliveira at Shawn Stamps
  3. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  4. Sue Jackson at Just Peachy Stamping
  5. Candy Ford at Stamp Candy
  6. Jennifer Spiller at Westside Paper Creations
  7. Pam Morris at Tap Tap Stamp
  8. Julie DiMatteo at The Paper Pixie
  9. Robin Myren at Songbird Designs by Robin
  10. Robbye Hamilton at Miss Hammie’s Crafts
  11. Denise Hoepfner at The Mountain Magpie
  12. Lynn Kolcun at Avery’s Owlery

 

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