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Skipping Stones Design :: Guest Designer :: SSD20

Welcome to Skipping Stones Design DT Blog Hop to celebrate the release of two new stamp sets, Birthday Donuts and Whispering Wings. If you should happened upon my blog today, you'll want to go back to the beginning at Skipping Stones Design. You should have arrived from Kandi Phillip's blog.

Combined with the blog hop today, it's also Skipping Stones Sketch Tuesday, which means the Design Team is showcasing another great sketch by Kimberly Crawford. We'd love for you to play along with the sketch. Just remember to use keywords SSD020 if you upload to any online galleries or link your card at the Skipping Stones blog. They're looking for guest designers...so you never know! :)

New Release

Birthday Donuts and Whispering Wings stamp sets are now available to purchase here. Go check them out!


The following promotion is good from April 13 at 8:00 am MST to April 22 at midnight MST or while supplies last. Buy four stamp sets, get Bras Volume 2 stamp set or Bras Volume 3 stamp set for FREE! The unreleased stamp sets will be available to view on the blog until April 22.

  1. Trim kraft cardstock to create an A2 card base.
  2. Trim patterned paper block and adhere to card front.
  3. Trim brown cardstock strip, then dry emboss.
  4. Adhere trim to brown cardstock, then adhere to card front.
  5. Punch tag from kraft cardstock and add twine, then pop off card front.
  6. Stamp butterfly, cut out, then adhere to tag. Add rhinestones
  7. Stamp sentiment on blue cardstock, then pop off tag.
  8. Add faux stitching.
Tips & Tricks
  • When creating faux stitching, if you want super straight stitch, use a ruler!

:: Skipping Stones Design - healing wings
Ink :: ClearSnap - colorbox chestnut; SU! - chocolate chip marker
Cardstock :: PTI - kraft, aqua mist, dark chocolate, terracotta tile
Patterned Paper :: My Mind's Eye - ooh la la collection (between the lines)
Embellishments :: Making Memories - trim; KaiserCraft - rhinestones; Craft Supply - twine
Tools :: Creative Memories - tag punch; Provo Craft - swiss dots embossing folder, cuttlebug; ruler

Thanks for stopping by! Have a great day.


mycardz said...

WOW! Your card is gorgeous! I love the colors you used and your faux stitching is sooooo perfect! Glad you could join us this month at SSD!

Rae C. said...

Love the card, the sentiment, and the colors, oh my!

Tkat said...

i love the way you used that tag. i can never use up the ones i have -- i never know what to do with them! your card is a great example of where to use them...and have it look great! :)

Lee Anne said...

You are a busy, busy girl this week! This is lovely and I can't wait to look at my complementary subscription to your e-zine! Thanks so much!

Amanda said...

I LOVE the colors you chose for your gorgeous card! Great job!!!

craftymom205 said...

Love your card. The colors are great.

Carol said...

I love your card and color combo!

Carol B

Angela Thomas said...

Another gorgeous creation!!!! Beautiful!

Adrienne said...

Love this one!!! You are truly inspiring! I am so glad you are the Guest Designer for Papertrey, otherwise I would never have seen your amazing blog!!!

Barb Turpin said...

Very pretty, love the color combination and all the texture.

Laurie Marmon said...

Beautiful use of the butterfly. Lovely color combo too.

Unknown said...

I love the card!

Cindy Lee said...

WOW!! This is SO GORGEOUS, Ashley!!! I can look at this card all day long! I love your style and you are my number one source of inspiration!

mE said...

Your card is BEAUTIFUL! I love it!

~Inky Smiles!

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