Monday, August 27, 2018

Blog Hop with Glue Dots & Whimsy Stamps


Welcome to one of the many stops of the Glue Dots & Whimsy Stamps Blog Hop! It's a week full of inspiration, prizes and fun! Our teams are sharing beautiful projects featuring products from both companies. There are prizes hidden along the hop including a grand prize valued at $100!

To enter into the giveaways, you just need to comment on EACH blog throughout the hop. Then for the grand prize, enter your name and email in the linky tool at the very last stop. Winners will be randomly selected and announced on Monday, September 3rd. Good luck and have fun!


WISH UPON A STAR CARD

Time: 1 hour
Level: Beginner
Size: 4 ¼ x 5 ½ inches

Beginner stamper? No problem! Read on to find out how to create a card using a Whimsy Stamps set, Glue Dots, black ink and a splash of color.


Materials:
4 ¼ x 5 ½” Corrugated card
Cardstock (white, orange)
Crepe paper ribbon (turquoise)
Baker's twine (orange/white)
Small star gems(turquoise)
1 ½” Wood star

Tools:
Glue Dots® Glue Lines
Pop Up Glue Dots®
Micro Glue Dots®
Ultra Thin Glue Dots®
Whimsy Stamps Wish Upon a Star stamp set
StazOn ink (black)
Folk Art dye (marmalade lady)
Paper trimmer
Paint brush

Directions:

1. Use black ink to stamp the quote and star design onto white cardstock. Let dry.

2. Apply two coats of orange dye to star with a paint brush. Let dry in between coats.

3. Trim stamped cardstock to the size of each stamped design and mat onto orange cardstock using Ultra Thin Glue Dots®.


4. Use Glue Dots® Glue Lines to attach quote to inside of card.


5. Gently wrap crepe paper ribbon around the second stamped design and secure to back of mat with Ultra Thin Glue Dots®.

6. Apply painted wood star to design using Ultra Thin Glue Dots®.

7. Wrap baker's twine around design, tie a bow and secure to painted star with a Micro Glue Dot®.

8. Adhere star gems to design with Micro Glue Dots®.


9. Use Pop Up Glue Dots® to attach the finished design to front of card.


And here's the finished card:


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Danielle (You're here)

53 comments:

  1. Your card has a beach feeling. I'd love this card on a very snowy day! :)

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  2. Super cute card, Danielle! I am supposed to follow you in the hop, but am not seeing my link - it's skipped. Can you update? Thanks!
    jarfullofjoy.blogspot.com

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  3. Oh, that's a nice card. i like the contrast of the colours. Great job!

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  4. OH I love the color combo...and the way it reminds me of the beach! Great job!!

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  5. Cute, uplifting card, Danielle, and great choice of colors.

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  6. Looks like the star is swimming! Like the corrugated card front!

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  7. Lovely card, great colours.

    Pat xx

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  8. Wow...simple and sweet! Love it!

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  9. Thanks for the detailed design. something I want to make for my new grandbaby!

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  10. I love all the layers and embellishments! Beautiful!

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  11. your card is fabulous.. loving the stars. perfect colors on the corrugated front..
    hugs

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  12. Adorable! Love the addition of the wooden star.

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  13. So fun and a great way to use the star background too

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  15. Cool technique on the star. Fun card.

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  16. Pretty card! Love the layering and embellishments!

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  17. Very pretty card. Great use of the Wish Upon a Star background.
    Hugs,
    Iris

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  18. Oh my! What adorable card!!! Too cute!!!

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  19. Fabulous card! Love the corrugated cardboard back and awesome that the glue dots stick so well to that raised bumpy texture! Hugs, Wends xoxo

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  20. Beautiful card I love the use of color in this card. I pops with different colors

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  21. OOOOOOh! I love how you created the star background paper and used the corrugated cardboard to add texture. I think I have some of that in my stash, and now I need to pull it out!

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  22. Perfect card to do with my grandson. Thanks for sharing

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  23. Brilliant card! Love the crepe paper ribbon added another dimension.

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  24. This is such a bright and cheery card!

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  25. Love the use of the corrugated
    paper. The big orange star
    is fun. Fantastic card.
    thanks for sharing

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  26. Love your card design! Adorable stars

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  27. Cute card. Love the stars and colors

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  28. What a fun card! Love the color combo and textured background!

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  30. So delightful and cute. Beautifully done!

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  31. A fabulous fun and cheery card.

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  32. Super cute. love the big star you've added with the Star background

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  33. So cute with all of the stars and the scalloped border.

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  34. Really cute use of the corrugated board!

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  35. Lovely palette and design on this sweet card.

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  36. Fun card! I love your color choices of Orange and Turquoise! I also love the stars all over too! And using corrugated paper! as your base for the card! Great finish!

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  37. I love this card, Danielle! Thanks for leading the way on this hop!!

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  38. This is lovely Danielle, I love the combinations of colour with the Kraft card...xxx

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  39. What a sweet card! I've never seen Folk Art dye, I will have to check it out.

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  40. This is so darling! I love the colors and that corrugated background gets all the heart eyes!

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  41. Really cute. Those colors work so well together. Thanks so much for sharing. 💗💗💗

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