One word: Grateful

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Welcome to InKing Royalty’s November Blog Hop! This year’s Blog Hop themes are inspired by a single word – and this month our projects are centered around GRATEFUL. Thanksgiving is tomorrow, and we are grateful you’ve stopped by. We are excited to share our Thanksgiving-themed or grateful-centered projects with you! After you read my post, I hope you’ll hop over to the next person on the list at the base of this post.
I am so excited to share today’s card with you. I am so crazy in love with the new Peaceful Poppies suite from the upcoming mini catalog. When I was at On Stage in Atlanta last week there were poppies all over the walls, stage, tables, back packs…etc. I was in heaven! The colors in the DSP really set a serene mood that just makes me happy. I was lucky enough to get the Painted Poppies stamp set at a little table game that we play at the end of all of our events. I immediately knew exactly what I wanted to do with one of the stamps and my card is probably one of my favorites that I have ever made. It takes me back to my roots as it reminds me of a card I made so many years ago.
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Way back when I first started stamping I would make hand drawn borders. They are super easy and all you need is a ruler and a journaling pen. As I traced the border I used the ruler as a guide but made my lines very sketchy. I first used Memento to stamp my image on shimmery white cardstock , then drew the frame and lastly stamped the sentiment (Country Home in the Annual Catalog.)  I colored the poppies with the light Poppy Parade blend. 
Pool Party and Poppy Parade are one of my favorite color combos so it was a no brainer to finish it off with a layer of Pool Party. The Peaceful Poppies DSP uses Pool party as well. I can’t wait to get the Peaceful Moments sentiment set in the suite because every one of the stamps will fit in this layout beautifully.
Thank you for stopping by today. I hope you’ll hop along to the next stop on the blog hop, Lynn Kolcun at Avery’s Owlery. There’s lots of inspiration to be found in this group – and you don’t want to miss it!
~Pam

 

 

Thank you for hopping along with us. If you get stuck during the Blog Hop, please use this line-up as a guide:
  1. Brian King at Stamp with Brian
  2. Sue Jackson at Just Peachy Stamping
  3. Linda Krueger at The Stamp Coach
  4. Julie DiMatteo at The Paper Pixie
  5. Sheryl Abernathy at Elegant Sentiments
  6. Ann Murray at Murray Stamps Ink
  7. Pam Morris at Tap Tap Stamp ← YOU ARE HERE!
  8. Lynn Kolcun at Avery’s Owlery
  9. Sheryl Sharp at Sharp Notes by Sheryl
  10. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping

One Word: VACATION

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Welcome to InKing Royalty’s August Blog Hop!  This year’s Blog Hop themes are inspired by a single word – and this month our projects are centered around VACATION. While many are reminiscing about their summer vacations, others are looking forward to the long weekend just around the corner.  We are excited to share our creations with you today!  After you read my post, I hope you’ll hop over to the next person on the list at the base of this post.
My family just had a wonderful vacation in the mountains of western North Carolina. We are so incredibly blessed to have dear friends, Mike and Cheryl, who just bought a cabin in Banner Elk. We went with a bunch of my cousins who live in VA and we had a such a great time.
Today’s card uses the combination of the Snow Front set from the upcoming Holiday Catalog and Water Front from the Annual Catalog. The supplies I used are Perennial Essence DSP, Crumb Cake cardstock, watercolor paper, Merry Christmas Dies, linen thread, and a sponge dauber. INKS- Garden Green, Mossy Meadow, Soft Suede, Gray Granite, Daffodil Delight and Pumpkin Pie. I stamped off a bit to get the layering effect of the mountains. The sentiment is from Good Morning Magnolia.
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The view is so beautiful that it almost looks like a backdrop!
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Thank you for stopping by today. I hope you’ll hop along to the next stop on the blog hop, Julie DiMatteo at The Paper Pixie. There’s lots of inspiration to be found in this group – and you don’t want to miss it!
xoxo~ Pam
Thank you for hopping along with us. If you get stuck during the Blog Hop, please use this line-up as a guide:
  1. Brian King at Stamp with Brian
  2. Candy Ford at Stamp Candy
  3. Sheryl Sharp at Sharp Notes by Sheryl
  4. Jennifer Spiller at Westside Paper Creations
  5. Lynn Kolcun at Avery’s Owlery
  6. Linda Krueger at The Stamp Coach
  7. Pam Morris at Tap Tap Stamp ← YOU ARE HERE!
  8. Julie DiMatteo at The Paper Pixie
  9. Sue Jackson at Just Peachy Stamping
  10. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  11. Robin Myren at Songbird Designs by Robin

One Word: Sunshine

Welcome to InKing Royalty’s July Blog Hop! This year’s Blog Hop themes are inspired by a single word – and this month our projects are centered around SUNSHINE. The Sun is the single most important source of energy for life on Earth – it guides our clocks, calendars and planting schedules. We may be enduring a heat wave this week, but we still associate the Sun with positivity, joy and renewal. We are excited to share our creations with you today! After you read my post, I hope you’ll hop over to the next person on the list at the base of this post.

 

My card today showcases the Above the Clouds stamp set and the Hot Air Balloon punch with my balloon taking off into the sunset. The sun was made using the masking technique and a sponge with Pineapple Punch ink. My sentiment and balloon were stamped in Real Red and colored in with a blender pen using Pool Party ink. The basket was stamped in Smokey Slate and it is all mounted onto Basic Gray cardstock and then again on a Whisper White base. I pepped it up with a dash of Real Red cotton ribbon and rounded corners using the Detailed Trio punch.

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Thank you for stopping by today. I hope you’ll hop along to the next stop on the blog hop, Sheryl Sharp at Sharp Notes by Sheryl. There’s lots of inspiration to be found in this group – and you don’t want to miss it!

 

XOXO~ Pam

Thank you for hopping along with us. If you get stuck during the Blog Hop, please use this line-up as a guide:
  1. Brian King at Stamp with Brian
  2. Sue Jackson at Just Peachy Stamping
  3. Lynn Kolcun at Avery’s Owlery
  4. Julie DiMatteo at The Paper Pixie
  5. Shawn de Oliveira at Shawn Stamps
  6. Jennifer Spiller at Westside Paper Creations
  7. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  8. Jan Dufour at Stamp Me Silly
  9. Katie Ferguson at Cottage Paper
  10. Pam Morris at Tap Tap Stamp ← YOU ARE HERE!
  11. Sheryl Sharp at Sharp Notes by Sheryl
  12. Robbye Hamilton at Miss Hammie’s Crafts
  13. Candy Ford at Stamp Candy
  14. Linda Krueger at The Stamp Coach

One Word: New

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Welcome to InKing Royalty’s June Blog Hop! This year’s Blog Hop themes are inspired by a single word – and this month our projects are centered around NEW. With the launch of Stampin’ Up!’s 2019 Annual Catalog, NEW gives us the opportunity to showcase new products and play with new colors. There are also new occasions (babies, weddings, graduations) to celebrate, so you are going to see a variety of projects in this hop. We are excited to share our creations with you today! After you read my post, I hope you’ll hop over to the next person on the list at the base of this post.

I am in love with so many of our new products and I pulled out some of my favorites.  I used a piece of the shimmer detailed laser cut specialty paper and mounted it onto a piece of old olive foil sheet from the Noble Peacock collection. I used the white side of the laser cut paper because I thought the shimmer was a bit much on the foil. I love that it is so versatile. The sentiment is from Woven Heirloom and it is stamped in Smokey Slate and cut with the banner from the Merry Christmas dies. I made this card for a dear friend who is going through a tough time right now and I hope it brings her a smile.

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Thank you for stopping by today. I hope you’ll hop along to the next stop on the blog hop, Robin Myren at Songbird Designs by Robin. There’s lots of inspiration to be found in this group – and you don’t want to miss it!

 

Xoxo~ Pam

  1. Brian King at Stamp with Brian
  2. Jennifer Spiller at Westside Paper Creations
  3. Denise Hoepfner at The Mountain Magpie
  4. Candy Ford at Stamp Candy
  5. Pam Morris at Tap Tap Stamp ← YOU ARE HERE!
  6. Robin Myren at Songbird Designs by Robin
  7. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  8. Lynn Kolcun at Avery’s Owlery
  9. Robbye Hamilton at Miss Hammie’s Crafts
  10. Julie DiMatteo at The Paper Pixie
  11. Linda Krueger at The Stamp Coach
  12. Shawn de Oliveira at Shawn Stamps
  13. Sue Jackson at Just Peachy Stamping

One Word: Remember

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Welcome to InKing Royalty’s May Blog Hop! This year’s Blog Hop themes are inspired by a single word – and this month our projects are centered around REMEMBER. This word can mean different things to different people – fond memories, respectful tributes, special occasions that we’ll never forget. We are excited to share our creations with you today! After you read my post, I hope you’ll hop over to the next person on the list at the base of this post.

This month’s theme gave me reason to bring out my all time favorite retired in color and a favorite retired stamp set  from the dusty shelf of my oldies but goodies.

Kiwi Kiss. It brings a tear to my eye and a poem to my heart. Literally a…haiku.

Long lost Kiwi Kiss
I remember you fondly
Perfect poo poo green

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Spring Solitude came out a bazillion years ago but still has the clean, crisp, classic images that make my heart flutter. It too brings a tear and a haiku.

Oh Spring Solitude
Where have you been for so long?
Lost in the clutter
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But now in all seriousness…I made some cards that reflect my comfort style of stamping, CAS (clean and simple). Sometimes getting back to basics and using some old time favorites can bring a sense of peace and can reignite the spark that made you fall in love with stamping in the first place. I remember how it was an escape for me but it can often become stressful if we put too much pressure on ourselves. We need a reminder every now and then to focus on the  reason we started stamping…because we love it.

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3×3 and a note card

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Thank you Brian for this month’s theme. I probably took it a bit far but I really enjoyed this trip down memory lane!

Thank you for stopping by today. I hope you’ll hop along to the next stop on the blog hop, the always amazing Shawn de Oliveira at Shawn Stamps. There’s lots of inspiration to be found in this group – and you don’t want to miss it!

Xoxo~  Pam

Thank you for hopping along with us.  If you get stuck during the Blog Hop, please use this line-up as a guide:

One Word: Spring

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Welcome to InKing Royalty’s April Blog Hop! This year’s Blog Hop themes are inspired by a single word – and this month our projects are centered around SPRING. Spring is a special time of year – it’s fun to celebrate the beauty of nature and to get back outside during this transition of the seasons. We are excited to share our creations with you today! After you read my post, I hope you’ll hop over to the next person on the list at the base of this post.
I love spring. I love magnolias. Therefore this month’s theme was perfect to showcase my newest obsession in the upcoming catalog, the Magnolia Lane Memories & More card pack. I have made some note cards using these beautiful cards.  I stamped some sentiments from the Good Morning Magnolia stamp set. I hope you like these and feel inspired to create springtime beauty with the Memories & More product line…it’s not just for scrapbooks!

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Thank you for stopping by today. I hope you’ll hop along to the next stop on the blog hop, Robin Myren at Songbird Designs by Robin. There’s lots of inspiration to be found in this group – and you don’t want to miss it!

XOXO~ Pam

  1. Brian King at Stamp with Brian
  2. Robbye Hamilton at Miss Hammie’s Crafts
  3. Candy Ford at Stamp Candy
  4. Lynn Kolcun at Avery’s Owlery
  5. Sue Jackson at Just Peachy Stamping
  6. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  7. Julie DiMatteo at The Paper Pixie
  8. Pam Morris at Tap Tap Stamp ← YOU ARE HERE!
  9. Robin Myren at Songbird Designs by Robin
  10. Jennifer Spiller at Westside Paper Creations

One Word – Green

Welcome to InKing Royalty’s March Blog Hop! This year’s Blog Hop themes are inspired by a single word – and this month our projects are centered around GREEN. We are excited to share our creations with you today – there’s a wonderful variety of styles and occasions celebrated in this hop! After you read my post, I hope you’ll hop over to the next person on the list at the base of this post.

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Green is my favorite color so this month’s word made me very happy.  I am trying to use up some of my hoarded DSP before it retires. I used an amazing piece from the Broadway Bound DSP. Those Lemon Lime Twist stripes just make me happy. I paired it with the adorably fun Birthday Bash stamp set from the Occasions Catalog and colored the image with Stampin’ Blends. It is all mounted on one of our Whisper White note cards and is ready to send to someone special!

Thank you for stopping by today. I hope you’ll hop along to the next stop on the blog hop, the awesomely amazing  Julie DiMatteo at The Paper Pixie. There’s lots of inspiration to be found in this group – and you don’t want to miss it!

XOXO~ Pam

Thank you for hopping along with us. If you get stuck during the Blog Hop, please use this line-up as a guide:

  1. Brian King at Stamp with Brian
  2. Shawn de Oliveira at Shawn Stamps
  3. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  4. Sue Jackson at Just Peachy Stamping
  5. Candy Ford at Stamp Candy
  6. Jennifer Spiller at Westside Paper Creations
  7. Pam Morris at Tap Tap Stamp YOU ARE HERE!
  8. Julie DiMatteo at The Paper Pixie
  9. Robin Myren at Songbird Designs by Robin
  10. Robbye Hamilton at Miss Hammie’s Crafts
  11. Denise Hoepfner at The Mountain Magpie
  12. Lynn Kolcun at Avery’s Owlery