Paisleys & Posies by Stampin’ Up!

Dream Theme Blog Hop #2

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Welcome to the second Dream Theme Blog Hop. It’s a monthly blog hop featuring some amazing Stampin’ Up!® Independent Demonstrators from around the world. This month we are sharing amazing, inspirational small gift packaging ideas. Currently you’re visiting me, Tracy May from London, UK. To continue along the blog hop, please use the links below.

I love paisley. Always have. I remember a black skirt I got when I was around 17. It had a beautiful purple paisley print all over. I wore that skirt till it practically fell apart! So when I saw Paisleys & Posies in the 2016 Autumn/Winter Catalogue I knew I had to have it! It’s what I used for my Online order club gifts in October and I knew it was perfect for the theme of today’s blog hop!

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I used the Kraft Tag a Bag gift bags which are the perfect size for the Stampin’ Up! Rhinestones (and Pearls) packets. I stamped Paisleys & Posies in Versamark over the front of the gift bags and then heat set it. I added a strip of Cherry Cobbler and Copper card stock underneath and finished off with a Cherry Cobbler tag. The Kraft Rope trim was stapled to the front of the bag. Sadly the hand held stapler is being retired due to issues with supply.

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Thank you for stopping by to see my small gift idea. I hope you’ve found it inspiring. Please do hop along to see what my lovely and fabulously talented friend Delphine has made and keep hopping around the wonderful creations from the rest of the Dream Theme Design team!

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Full list of demonstrators:

1. Teneale Williams (Australia)
2. Patrice Halliday-Larsen (New Zealand)
3. Tracy May (UK)
4. Delphine Lorelli (France)
5. Amy Koenders (USA)
6. Renate Ecklmayr (Austria)
7. Sabrina Radeck (Canada)
8. Jennifer Pauli (Germany)

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Oh to think I wasn’t originally going to buy Paisleys & Posies by Stampin’ Up! I resisted at first, but then I kept seeing so many great projects using the coordinating stamps and Paisley Framelits Dies I ended up putting in a sneak order!

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I featured this bundle in my monthly card class, which I’ve now moved to the last Wednesday of the month! After seeing the fantastic One Sheet wonder my team lead Michelle Last created in the summer, I thought this would make a great theme for the class. I was right, it went down a treat!

I started off by randomly stamping the Paisleys and Posies in the three colours from this week’s challenge, onto a sheet of A4 Whisper White. Then I cut the sheet into various shapes and sizes to make 6 cards, with enough left over for a tag as well!

My favourite card happened to be the one I’ve shared for this week’s challenge. I love the Smoky Slate card base, topped with the Dapper Denim layer, topped off by the strip of Tangerine Tango over the top! So, I hope you like it too!

Don’t forget to pop over to the Create with Connie & Mary challenge blog to see what the rest of the design team have come up with

Do not forget to use the Host Code 4PBWSWWY when ordering online to receive free product from me. (N.B. only applicable for orders over £20 and UNDER £150)
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