Sunday, March 15, 2015

In'spire Blog Hop

Welcome to the third Informal International Ambassadors Blog Hop - we have been having so much fun with these posts and are excited at how many of you come and visit - leaving comments!  
I hope you are getting to know us and and seeing our different styles, each one of us is very unique in our creative styles - so there is something for everyone!    - thank you so much for all of the lovely comments you have left for us all - you make our day!

Today we are starting at My Blog and we are using the The Inspire Dies - they are so much fun to create with - and can be used singularly or combined with others as you will see along the way! 

 Here are a few photos of my card using the....

IN-004 Bamboo Party

IN-045 Scruffy Panda

Spellbinders Products:

Cross Promotional Partners:

Other: Black, white and light green cardstock; sentiment stamp; acrylic block, sanding block

1. Cut/emboss one (1) Scruffy Panda in black cardstock
2, Adhere the Diecut Panda to white cardstock using liquid glue
3. Carefully hand cut around the panda - as shown above.

4. Cut/emboss one (1)  Bamboo Party in light green cardstock
5. Adhere Leaves to Bamboo stems using liquid glue and tweezers.

6. Cut/emboss three Labels Forty-Six using white cardstock
7. Score one  Labels Forty-Six at approx 1/2" and fold forward
8. Apply double sided tape to the folded portion
9. Line Up pattern and adhere the top to the scored layer - to form card base.
10. Adhere third Labels Forty-Six to the card base.

11. Cut emboss one (1) Labels Forty-Six Decorative Elements using Kaisercraft patterned paper.
12. Sand the embossed edges using a sanding block.
13. Adhere to card base using 3 D Foam Squares
14. Adhere Bamboo Party using liquid glue
15. Pop Scruffy Panda up on 3D Foam Squares and adhere in front of the Bamboo
16. Stamp sentiment
17. Cut/emboss sentiment using Standard Circles LG
18. Use the Die as a Stencil, sponging around the inside edges using Bamboo Leaves and a sponge dauber.
19. Cut/emboss next size up circle, layer Diecut sentiment onto circle
20. Attach Circle bling to sentiment
21. Adhere to card base as shown above - NOTE:  Apply double sided tape to the left side of the circle.

The next stop is Yvonne The list of International Ambassadors is below, in case you get lost along the way.

Linda Lucas (you are here)
Thanks so much for stopping by - we hope you enjoy your time with us - we will be back with more!

Thank you for your comments and all of the support you give me - you make blogging such an amazing place to be!! Your encouragement is such a blessing for me - it makes my day! God bless you!

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  1. Love blog hopping. You get to see so many different styles. Love the panda. Valerie

  2. Hello
    A great fun card. I love the panda and the bamboo.

  3. Hi Linda
    Thanks for letting us join you on the blog hop. I'm loving the Panda and the Bamboo. A lovely fun card that you can use for a male.

  4. Good Morning Linda,
    Well isn't he the cutest Panda? He would be perfect for an "oops I forget you birthday" card as he kind of has that expression!
    Your card is so cute Linda, I love everything about it.
    I am looking forward to your next project already!
    Thank you very much.
    Sandra xxxxx

  5. A lovely card ,i love Panda's expression he made me smile .
    Elaine H X

  6. what a cute card - labels 46 is going on my wish list :)

  7. I really like this card - lThe blog hops are a great idea

  8. So cute! I love that you created a shaped card. Wish I had the same dies, so many ideas. Thanks for sharing.

  9. Hi Linda what a stunning card I love your die cuts and the design is wonderful.
    Debs xx
    {Debs Cards– my personal blog}

  10. Hello Linda,
    What a fabulous card you have created today. The panda is absolutely adorable. Makes you want to smile. Using the decorative frame to make the card just gives it the perfect touch.Super job.

  11. What a great looking card using all of those die cute...
    Very nice

  12. Cute card, Linda! I'm liking that Spellbinders Labels 46 Octagonal die!

  13. Hi Linda, this card is soooooo cute.
    Regards Liz. (UK)

  14. This is so cute. What talent you ladies have. Dianne

  15. Beautiful, fun card - I'm liking that panda!

  16. Lovely card lovely Linda! Scruffy Panda looks great on the shaped card. I bought the Panda die last week couldn't resist!

  17. What a beautiful card. I love the graceful oriental feel you have created with the Labels Forty-Six dies. The scene with the darling panda is delightful. Well done. (I tried to pin but the blog won't let me do that anymore. Computer is too old)

  18. Amazing! What a creative design. Pat x

  19. Hi Linda
    Your card is great. A very different card but a brilliant idea.
    Jenny C

  20. Lovely design, so cute too.
    Di B

  21. What a cutie Linda - you really are going wold with these dies :-)

  22. Oh you are a life saver Linda, recently got these dies and am doing the bamboo, and just went blank, so went on line and after a bit of searching yay - Linda to the rescue - really needed a decent pic and your card is delightful, love the shape too. Thanks for being amazing. C


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