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Welcome to the Serendipity Stamps Summer Release Blog Hop!  Today is Day 2 and we are featuring a bunch of brand new images and dies! The focus today is on the verse &  backgrounds. As a reminder, one random commenter will chosen to win a $20 gift certificate to the Serendipity Store! The last day to comment is June 18th and the winner will be announced on June 19th on Mary’s Blog. And we have a couple of specials, too. Free mini grab bag with $20 purchase and some free small word stamps come with many of the word dies!

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For my card today, I’m using one of the new verses,  And I Think To Myself. Don’t know about you, but I can’t stop hearing that song in my head. I thought it would make the perfect ornament to pair with the Earth Ornament. The verse was stamped w/ white pigment ink and embossed with a shimmery blue velvet embossing powder. The little snowflake was also embossed using a sparkly willow green powder. They were die cut with circle dies and added to the stamped, colored earth ornament. The large panel was also die cut and I used a little bit of my out of the box technique. I also stamped two more of the bow top of the earth ornament, colored and fussy cut them. 

The divided back layer is a result of having just sections left of each color, so I attached them together and die cut with a matting basic die. The finished card is 4.25 x 5.50 and these are the Copics I used.

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Please be sure to stop and comment on all the DT blogs so you’ll be eligible to win!

Mary’s Blog
Vickie Zimmer
Jeanne Jachna
Jenny Gropp
Julie Warner
Karen Amidon
Marybeth Lopez
Miriam Napier


Thanks so much for stopping by!
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Stamps: Serendipity Stamps And I Think to Myself 1311E, Earth Ornament 1134G, Snowflake Sm 356C
Paper: X-Press It white, lime green, cobalt blue
Ink:  Memento tuxedo black, Colorbox frost white pigment
Accessories:  Copic markers, Spellbinders circle dies, Spellbinders A2 matting basics A & B dies,Satin Velvet & Spring Willow embossing powders (Sparkle N Sprinkle)



15 Responses to “Serendipity Blog Hop Day 2!”

  • Karen Amidon:

    WOW! This is awesome! Great colors, love the “Wonderful World” added to the ornament. You nailed this one! 🙂

  • Suzette Weber:

    Hard to think of Christmas in June, but you did! I love the colors!

  • Oh this is just beautiful!!!! Love the blues you picked and the saying is perfect of this too!!!! Love it!

  • OMG, this might just be the perfect Christmas card, the sentiment, which I LOVE, fits perfectly on that ornament, and the globe ornaments compliments it perfectly, GREAT JOB!!!

  • Mary Dinucci:

    WOW! I adore your card! I love the color combination of blue, green and gold. And the sentiment is yet another “must have”.

  • Michel E:

    Love the card.

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  • What a beautiful card and great coloring! TFS!

  • Donna Whitten:

    What a lovely Christmas card, and your coloring is out of this world!!!

  • Jill:

    So beautiful with those great colors, and great design. And yes, I am singing that song to myself right now. (Glad no one can hear me…smile…I have a terrible voice)

  • Amy Marshall:

    Great card and that is a great sentiment. I love how you did the divided cardstock background!!!

  • Sandra ltb:

    wonderful card!
    love the sentiment.
    Sandra ltb

  • I never would have thought to make it a Christmas stamp, great idea! Love your card,and I am so happy that globe is in my order on it’s way to me. You did an amazing job with the hop! Amazing Julie!

  • Julie, your coloring is spot on as usual. This is outstanding. Love everyting about it.

  • Tammy Pope:

    I never would have thought to pair this sentiment with a Christmas card; you are brilliant, as usual! And your color choices are beautiful. I love the embossing powders you used-will have to check those out myself.

  • Oh how cute and clever to pair this with the earth ornament! Brilliant!

Your comments are so appreciated!