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One Stamp at a Time Blog Hop - Projects for Our BFFs

Welcome to the One Stamp At a Time Blog Hop! I'm go glad to have you here at Create With Christy! This month, our theme is projects for our BFFs. My projects are a card and candy pillowbox for my BFF.

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My BFF projects all feature the True Beauty Bundle (includes the stamp set & the Organic Beauty Dies) and Awash in Beauty Designer Series Paper (DSP). Both of these products are a part of the Awash in Beauty Suite in the Stampin' Up! 2022-2023 Annual Catalog. I absolutely love how the flowers and leaves stamp...the detail is amazing!

When I stamped the flowers on the deckled rectangle for my card, I envisioned making it look like a painting. I remembered the Painted Texture 3D Embossing Folder, and embossed it after stamping them. It's so hard to see it in any of my pictures. It really looks like a painting in person. I think the video above shows it better.

 I love the feminine feel of this card, and I just had to add some bling to it to finish it off. I used the 2021 - 2023 In Color Opal Rounds. I used 1 small & 2 large in the Polished Pink color. Of course, I just had to use that Polished Pink Open Weave Ribbon, too. I LOVE how Stampin' Up! coordinates their products so well, don't you?

Instead of stamping onto the inside of the card like I usually do, I decided to put a strip of DSP across the bottom of the inside Basic White layer instead. I really like the finished look.

If we give our BFF a card, we need to give them chocolates, don't we? This pouch works great for giving little nugget candy bars as a little gift. Of course, you can fill them up with other goodies, too.

I made my pillowbox with the Pretty Pillowbox Dies from the same annual catalog. I added DSP to the flap of the pillowbox, and you can see how I did it in the video above. I only needed a piece of cardstock, DSP, and ribbon to make this pouch, and I think it looks great with the card.

Dimensions (CS = Cardstock):
  • Polished Pink CS:  5-1/2" x 8-1/2" (card base)
    • 4-1/8" x 2-3/4" (mat for "painting")
  • Basic White CS:  (2) 5-1/4" x 4" (base layer & inside layer)
    • 5-1/2" x 2-1/2" (flower, berry branches, & leaves die-cuts)
    • 4-1/2" x 3" (deckled rectangle - "painting")
    • 2-1/2" x 3/4" (greeting)
  • Awash in Beauty DSP:  2" x 4" (card front piece)
    • 5-1/4" x 3/4" (inside piece)
  • Polished Pink Open Weave Ribbon:  6"

  • Polished Pink CS:  4-1/2" x 6" (pillowbox)
  • Awash in Beauty DSP:  4" x 2" (pillowbox flap)
  • Polished Pink Open Weave Ribbon:  12"

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