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Saturday, 28 March 2020


Hello and welcome to this Social Stamping Blog Host created by the fabulous Kelly Kent. Kelly wanted to give us a platform to share our creations due to the world being in various stages of social distancing and isolation. You may have arrived from my lovely and talented fellow Caseing the Catty team member Michelle Strazds, or if you are starting here please be sure to hop all the way around, you won't want to miss any of the gorgeous projects everyone has to share.

My name is Angela Meiritz-Reid and I'm in Christchurch, New Zealand. We are currently in day 3 of a 28 day lockdown.  While I'm a homebody at heart, it'll be interesting to see how I am after 28 days! I popped down to our local supermarket today to pick up a few items but after seeing the line snaking around the car-park with everyone 2 metres apart I decided I would make do with what I had at home!

Daffodil Delight seemed a great colour choice today - we all need a little sunshine! My base layer is embossed with the Subtle 3D Embossing Folder and then I've layered a piece of Daffodil Delight Cardstock with another layer of Whisper White Cardstock embossed with the Parisian 3D Embossing Folder.

Both layers of embossing have been splattered with Shimmer Mist to add a little sparkle!

Hello is stamped in Night of Navy ink and is from the To a Wild Rose Stamp Set.

The flowers and leaves have been die cut and then coloured with Stampin' Blends in Daffodil Delight and Granny Apple Green.

The navy twine has been split from the Night of Navy/Sahara Sand Baker's Twine and the Pearls have been coloured using the Dark Night of Navy Blends.

Thanks so much for stopping by and enjoy the hop - Kia Kaha! 

Next up is the lovely Sharni Harnes

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If you would like to see how I made this card please check out my very first YouTube video here.

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Thursday, 26 March 2020


Welcome to the Ink & Inspiration Design Team Blog Hop. You may have arrived here from my lovely and talented friend Satomi Wellard from Japan. If you are starting here please see the complete list at the bottom of this post which will guide you through all the inspirational projects the team has to share.

The theme for this hop is Easter and I've chosen the gorgeous Cherry Blossoms Dies for my card this month.

To create the flowers and leaves, I water coloured pieces of Shimmery White Cardstock with Lovely Lipstick and Granny Apple Green Ink and die cut them with the various dies. Some images were also die cut in Vellum Cardstock.

I then layered them up in the shape of a wreath over an area I had water coloured with Balmy Blue Ink.

To complete my card I added Pearls, a Linen Thread Bow and the Easter Blessings sentiment.

If you are feeling a bit stuck (in quarantine) as we are here in Christchurch, New Zealand, take a trip around the world with us and be inspired with Easter/Seasonal projects. We'll take you from Australia, the Netherlands, Japan, New Zealand, the USA and back to Australia - keeping you safe and enjoying a break from what's going on around us!

Next on the list is my fabulous friend Angie McKenzie from the USA, I'm looking forward to seeing her gorgeous creation.

Take care and be kind!

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Wednesday, 25 March 2020


Welcome to this month's Be Inspired Design Team Blog Hop! Our theme this month is Co-ordinating Products. You may have arrived here from my very talented friend Brian King or if you are starting here be sure to hop all the way around, you won't want to miss any of the inspirational projects the design team have created.

The gorgeous Forever Blossoms Bundle is my favourite from the January-June 2020 Mini Catalogue. I love all the co-ordinating dies that go with the Forever Blossoms Stamp Set, especially the one that die cuts this large image - saves me a lot of fussy cutting!

I water coloured the background in Balmy Blue Ink then embossed it with the Subtle 3D Embossing Folder. I added the large floral image and layered up some flowers and leaves that I had fussy cut and gently curved using my bone folder.

I wrapped Linen Thread around the card, tied it in a bow and added some Rhinestones coloured using the Balmy Blue Blends.

Next up in today's hop is my lovely friend Tanya Rees, I'm looking forward to seeing what gorgeous creation she has to share with us.

As New Zealand goes into Covid-19 alert Level 4 from 11.59 tonight, I wish everyone here and around the world to stay safe and be kind, Kia Kaha!

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