Pals Blog Hop – Time to Sale-A-Brate!

Welcome to the Pals’ February blog hop. We’re so glad you’re here because it’s “Time to Sale-A-Brate”! Our Design Team created projects using Sale-A-Bration items to inspire you. You may be starting the hop here or coming from a previous Pal’s blog. Either way, you’ve come to the right place. You’ll find the full line-up below to help you move, or “hop” along from Pal to Pal.

I chose the Sale-A-Bration stamp set By the Bay which is free during Sale-A-Bration with a $50 purchase. Such a beautiful scene that you can make your own. Here is my finished card and matching envelope. The inside of the card matches the envelope. I will share pictures of the process below.butterdishdesigns.com Pals Blog Hop - By the Bay Hello Card

Here I used the Stamparatus and Stampin’ Write Markers to add individual colors rather than stamping in just one color. The Stamparatus allowed me to color tiny bits of the stamp in any color I chose and stamp them one by one without missing a beat. It held my card front in one spot as I added each color individually. Now, you may be thinking that this process would take forever but it was actually quite quick.butterdishdesigns.com Pals Blog Hop - By the Bay Hello Card

Once I was done adding all of my colors, I took the Blender Pen and drew some of the colors out. You can see this in the greenery and house below.butterdishdesigns.com Pals Blog Hop - By the Bay Hello Card

I created a mask and used sponge daubers to create the sunset using Daffodil Delight, Crushed Curry and Pumpkin Pie. Once all three colors were on, I went back and added them again in order to blend them for a smoother look.butterdishdesigns.com Pals Blog Hop - By the Bay Hello Card

After I finished the sky, I flipped the post around and did the same sponge daubing technique for the sea.butterdishdesigns.com Pals Blog Hop - By the Bay Hello Card

Here it is with the sky and sea finished.butterdishdesigns.com Pals Blog Hop - By the Bay Hello Card

Finally I took the Blender Pen again and added just a little bit more color direct from the ink pad.butterdishdesigns.com Pals Blog Hop - By the Bay Hello Card

Here is another look at the finished card. I hope you enjoyed my project and make some time to get creative today!butterdishdesigns.com Pals Blog Hop - By the Bay Hello Card

More inspiration awaits! Use the Blog Hop Line-up below to visit the rest of this month’s Design Team. My fellow Pals are excited to show you what they’ve created! Don’t forget to show us some love by commenting on our creations. Mark your calendars for Wednesday, March 13, 2019 when our Hoppin’ Pals share their “Spring Has Sprung” projects. Don’t miss the fun!

Pals Blog Hop Line-up:

  1. Mary Fish at Stampin’ Pretty
  2. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  3. Su Mohr at Aromas And Art
  4. Jeanie Stark at Just Stampin’
  5. Rae Harper-Burnet at Wild West Paper Arts
  6. Pamela Sadler at Stampin Pink Rose
  7. Katy McGloin at Just Fun Stamping
  8. Jill Killeen at The Killeen House Studio Blog
  9. Terri George at Stamp Me Crafty
  10. Lisa Ann Bernard at Queen B Creations
  11. Linda Suarez at All Night Stamping
  12. Patti MacLeith at Papercrafts by Patti
  13. Debbie Mageed at Secrets to Stamping
  14. Sara Stuart at Sentiments by Sara
  15. Wendy Klein at Doggone Delightful Stampin’
  16. Peggy Noe at Pretty Paper Cards
  17. Jennifer Michalski at Stamping Serenity
  18. Maggie Mata at Maggie Made Cards
  19. Lori Pinto at LollyPop Paper and Ink
  20. Denise Hoepfner at The Mountain Magpie
  21. Susan Itell at Simple Stampin’
  22. Leah O’Brien at Stamping By The Bay
  23. Mary Hanson at Up North Stampin’
  24. Sue Becker at RnR Stamping
  25. Rosanne Mulhern at Heartfelt Stamping
  26. Tricia Chuba at ButterDish Designs—You Are Here—
  27. Stesha Bloodhart at Stampin’ Hoot
  28. Karen Hallam at Karen’s Stamping Habit
  29. Christine Eck at Dances with Hooves

Keep Creating!
Tricia

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6 Responses to Pals Blog Hop – Time to Sale-A-Brate!

  1. Linda Suarez says:

    Wow! So beautiful! I love your tips for using the Stamparatus to color the stamp. Very inspiring!

  2. Debbie Mageed says:

    Girl – this is dropdead gorgeous! I love this card and really appreciate the photos of the process. I have to ink this one up now. Thanks for inspiring me!

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  4. Su Mohr says:

    Amazing coloring, Tricia! Just beautiful!

  5. Jennifer Michalski says:

    This card is truly a work of art! I want to live in that house at the beach 🙂 Thanks for sharing.

  6. Katy McGloin says:

    Tricia, your artistic effort really paid off on this card… it is a treat for the eyes!!! Wowza!

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