Thursday, June 7, 2018

STAMPlorations 5th Birthday Celebration!


Hi crafty peeps and welcome!
I'm super excited to be participating in
The festivities are over the top, with link up parties, prizes, freebies, flash sales,
and lots of inspiration from the STAMPGirls!!

I'm so grateful to Shery for first allowing me to be a guest designer last
year, then inviting me to be a regular designer on the Theme & Sketch design team!
Your generosity is unparalleled, and you have the kindest, biggest heart!
Big squishy hugs to you!

Today, I'm sharing three of my favorite projects along with a 
new project:


(This one is very special to me as it's the first card I 
made as a guest designer!)





I can't say I have a set style as I love to try different things. LOL!
The closest I can come to is maybe clean and layered.
Speaking of trying different things, here is my new card,
incorporating part of a Gelli print that I made a couple weeks ago.
This print uses the Layered Petals stencil.
 It's die cut using the Crazy Double Running Stitch Rectangle Nesting dies from a larger print.
 I've used various stamps from
the Art Marks, Artsy Border Makers, and A Snarky Birthday To You sets.
 



and the inside:

Ah, snark. I loves me some snark! LOL!

Let's see what you can do now! I'd love to see you case one of my cards shown above,
and link it up on The STAMPlorations blog. Don't forget to link up your wishlist and 
comment on the designer's blogs for more chances at winning some great prizes!
Feel the need to shop? How about a discount?
Use STAMPGIRLCHRIS for 20% off!

Thanks for visiting, and I hope that you have a great day!


18 comments:

  1. Such bright and cheerful cards! I'm with you on liking to try different things and not having a set style! I think my favorite of these cards is the purple bird one -- love the way you did the die cut!

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  2. Excellent snark! Great cards, Jo x

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  3. Chris~ your cards are lovely - isn't just so much fun stamping and creating cards and other art - love it myself - TFS your beautiful work! Have a blssed week!

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  4. Your cards are wonderful! The backgrounds are gorgeous! I love trying new and different techniques and styles in cardmaking but I always seem to gravitate back to the "cute" style.

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  5. Wow, I love all your different card designs and the way you used stencils for the background.

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  6. Such fun cards, Chris - you really won my heart with the tropical drink card! What a fabulous bg!

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  7. Your tropical drink card caught my eye on the blog right away. It's such a fun design, with the stenciled background and beautiful coloring technique

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  8. Fun cards and
    great coloring.
    Carla from Utah

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  9. Beautiful cards! The first one really catches my eye... love that yummy looking drink and the colors you used!

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  10. These are all amazing cards!
    I love your use of color.
    That cocktail card is so
    awesome and the drink
    Looks delicious :-)

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  11. You made very beautiful cards! Love the images and colours!

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  12. Lovely cards! I love the last one - the sentiment
    is so true and perfect for anyone!

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  13. Beautiful cards. Great job showcasing STAMPlorations products.

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  14. lovely cards and I love the purple one, so special!

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  15. Wonderful cards. My fave is the one with the birds.

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