Thursday, 5 May 2022

Happiness Abounds - New Catalogue Blog Hop - Crafty Collaborations

 Hi Everyone,

Today I am hopping with the Crafty Collaborations Group and we are showing off the New Annual Catalogue. I've used a couple of the lovely new In-Colours (Starry Sky, Orchard Oasis and Parakeet Party) and the fabulous new Happiness Abounds stamp set and Glossy Dots. I've also used the Beautiful Shapes dies, I just love those hexagon dies.  Let me show you how I made it.


1 piece of starry sky card stock 5 7/8" x 8 1/4", scraps for the sentiments
2 pieces of basic white card 3 7/8" x 5 5/8" and scraps for the sentiments
Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine
Beautiful Shapes dies
Happiness Abounds stamp set
Starry Sky ink
Parakeet Party ink
Blender Pen
Glossy Dots
Simply Scored
Bone Folder
Multipurpose Adhesive
Take Your Pick Tool


On the long side score the starry sky card at 4 1/8" and fold and burnish to make the card base.

Randomly stamp the large flower and some of the tiny flowers on one of the pieces of basic white in starry sky and then add some leaves in parakeet party (see picture). I haven't got the Stampin' Blends yet, so I dipped a block in the starry sky ink pad and then picked up the ink with my Blender Pen and coloured parts of the large flowers and the tiny flowers. Then I repeated the process with the leaves and the parakeet party.

I then placed the largest and smallest of the hexagon dies on this stamped piece and die cut them.  Adhere this piece to the card front and where the hexagons have been cut out, add the die cuts on dimensionals so they are lifted up (see picture).

Stamp the sentiments on the scraps of white and then layer them up on the scraps of starry sky as in the picture and add to the card front with dimensionals.

Stamp another sentiment on the remaining piece of white and more flowers if you like and adhere to the inside of the card.  Add some Glossy Dots to the centre of the large flowers and sprinkle some smaller ones as you want.

I hope that you like my card using new products, I can't wait to show you more.  Please click on the links below to see what everyone else has chosen from the new Annual Catalogue.

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Happy Crafting,

Karen X

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  1. Oh my goodness! Such a beautiful and unique card! I love your design. Thank you for sharing your creativity!

  2. What a great card Karen. I like how you used the Beautiful shapes with

  3. I love the stamped and die cut hexagons Karen! So pretty!

  4. A gorgeous card - love the design and colours x