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April Ink & Inspiration Blog Hop | with Video

Hello and thanks for stopping by today! Today is the April Ink & Inspiration Blog Hop, featuring projects made with our favorite tools. Inspiration comes from the most unlikely of places but today I’m creating one of my favorite flowers. Orchids are all beautiful and come in many varieties, so it’s easy to add any color combo and get good results.

April Ink & Inspiration Blog Hop

April Ink & Inspiration Blog Hop card created by Jenny Hall at www.jennystampsup.com for #cardmaking #climbingorchid #orchidstamp #stampinup #jennyhall #jennyhalldesign #jennystampsup #videotutorial #youtuber #stamping #orchidcard #cascards #cleanandsimplecards #stamparatus

I’m also participating in the Addicted to Stamps CAS Challenge. CLICK HERE to visit now.

 

Design Details

measurements for this project

Whisper White Thick card stock card base: 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″
Whisper White card stock layer: 2 1/2″ x 3 1/2″
Whisper White stamped panel: 2 5/8″ x 3 5/8″
Whisper White card stock scraps for die cut and stamp

All products used are available in my Online Store

 

Climbing Orchid Bundle

This month’s March Ink & Inspiration Blog Hop was a great opportunity for me to ink up this gorgeous stamp set. Seems like this type of stamp is one that folks either love it or they hate it. Layering stamps can be challenging to say the least but with having a great tool makes all the difference! Using the Stamparatus makes lining up the images so easy.

Creating a design with this image required me to add some color and interest to the project, without too many focal points. The Tree Rings background stamp set is a nice distraction from the orchid but doesn’t rake away it’s focal point. I used the Stamparatus to get a great stamped image with this very large stamp.

Lining up a layered stamp through a clear acrylic block is not always easy for me. I think my eyeglasses cause a slight distortion and I just can’t see to get it right. But… I don’t get any problems while using the Stamparatus! Not at all! So I chose a fun color combination for the flowers and give some tips in the video demonstration. Be sure to check it out in the links below.

 

April Ink & Inspiration Blog Hop card created by Jenny Hall at www.jennystampsup.com for #cardmaking #climbingorchid #orchidstamp #stampinup #jennyhall #jennyhalldesign #jennystampsup #videotutorial #youtuber #stamping #orchidcard #cascards #cleanandsimplecards    April Ink & Inspiration Blog Hop card created by Jenny Hall at www.jennystampsup.com for #cardmaking #climbingorchid #orchidstamp #stampinup #jennyhall #jennyhalldesign #jennystampsup #videotutorial #youtuber #stamping #orchidcard #cascards #cleanandsimplecards

 

To view a visual demonstration of this project, CLICK HERE to view on YouTube

April Ink & Inspiration Blog Hop card created by Jenny Hall at www.jennystampsup.com for #cardmaking #climbingorchid #orchidstamp #stampinup #jennyhall #jennyhalldesign #jennystampsup #videotutorial #youtuber #stamping #orchidcard #cascards #cleanandsimplecards

 

 

Here is a list of participants in the Blog Hop, I encourage you to visit all of the amazing projects!

Here is a list of supplies I used to make this card project. Links are here that you can click to get product info and purchase items, at no additional cost to you, as well. Thank you for your support with your purchase

April Ink & Inspiration Blog Hop card created by Jenny Hall at www.jennystampsup.com for #cardmaking #climbingorchid #orchidstamp #stampinup #jennyhall #jennyhalldesign #jennystampsup #videotutorial #youtuber #stamping #orchidcard #cascards #cleanandsimplecards

 

 

Having more ways to create a focal point on your project can make a project work for you. I hope you like this project and will come back to visit often! Thanks for stopping by today.

-Jenny Hall

YOUR Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator

April Ink & Inspiration Blog Hop card created by Jenny Hall at www.jennystampsup.com for #cardmaking #climbingorchid #orchidstamp #stampinup #jennyhall #jennyhalldesign #jennystampsup #videotutorial #youtuber #stamping #orchidcard #cascards #cleanandsimplecards


Jenny Hall www.jennystampsup.com

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In answer to many questions, yes I am a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator and YES you can join my team. I have a non-geographical team, which means you can live anywhere in the US and participate on my team. I hold monthly meetings via FaceBook LIVE in which you assemble a prepared project. Now is also the best time to join as a hobby demo. It’s a win=win for you !

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  1. So incredibly beautiful, your colouring & layering & tree rings are all perfect. Now I’ve listened to your voice lots of times on YouTube, I find myself reading your blog with your calm, soothing voice. It’s very relaxing! 😛 xx

  2. The tree rings add interest without taking away from your lovely orchids, Jenny. Thanks for sharing your card with us at Addicted to Stamps and More.

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