The Stamp Review Crew: Sale-A-Bration Edition

Stamp Review Crew: Sale-A-Bration

It’s time for the Stamp Review Crew: Sale-A-Bration Edition! If this is your very first visit to one of our hops, the Stamp Review Crew is a group of international Stampin’ Up! demonstrators whose mission is to do a blog hop on the first, third and fifth Mondays of each month. Our hops are unique because each of us features the same stamp set used in a variety of ways, giving you loads of inspiration for that set! The hops are archived at the Stamp Review Crew blog. You will be able to click through each hop at any time, going directly to the posts for that hop whenever you want! This week we are featuring Sale-A-Bration stamp sets.  Sale-A-Bration is one of Stampin’ Up!’s biggest sales of the year, where customers can earn free, exclusive products with every qualifying order.  If you are following along in order, you have just arrived from Mickey Roberts. Her work is beautiful! After visiting me, you will continue to the next stop, the incomparable Nikki Spencer. She is always an inspiration. Enjoy this week’s hop!

The Stamp Review Crew: Sale-A-Bration Edition

The Stamp Review Crew: Sale-A-Bration

Colors of the Day
The Stampin’ Schach Design Tips

Today’s card is a feminine – and versatile – one for sure! By changing out the sentiment, (I used the “Thank You” sentiment from another Sale-A-Bration set, Heartfelt Blooms), this card could be used for a birthday card, wedding card, anniversary card, thinking of you, and more.

Although it has a clean and simple layout, this card sports extra-special details which give it a “WOW” factor, including pearls and a bow created from Whisper White 1/4″ Organza Ribbon.

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The Garden Trellis Textured Impressions Embossing Folder creates yummy texture.

The Stamp Review Crew: Sale-A-Bration

Of course, the focal point of this card is the beautiful bouquet of lavender.  The image was stamped three times, and water colored using Blender Pens and the following inks:  Old Olive, Powder Pink, Sweet Sugarplum.  They were fussy cut with paper snips and arranged onto an oval created from the Stitched Shapes Framelits.

The Stamp Review Crew: Sale-A-Bration

I hope you enjoyed today’s card. Won’t you let me know in your comment?

The Stamp Review Crew: Sale-A-Bration

If would like to try your hand at creating your own Lots of Lavender card,  the supply list is located below.  Clicking on a product takes you right to my store.  Not only will online orders over $50 (before tax and shipping) earn you a FREE Sale-A-Bration item, you will also receive a special little somethin’-somethin’ from me IF you use the Host Code.   If your order is $150 or more, please do not use the Host Code.  You will automatically receive the gift from me, as well as your own Host Rewards.

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Of course, if you ever have a question about the cards I create or the techniques I use, I am only an email away.  Now hop along to Nikki Spencer to see what she has in store for you!  If you get lost along the way, you can find a list of all the hoppers at The Stamp Review Crew.

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The Stamp Review Crew: Sale-A_BrationJackie says, “We’ll see you next time…”

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Price: $110.00


  1. You do incredible work. I simply love the Lots of Lavender card you created. And the time and effort you put into it has paid off. It is truly a beautiful card. I plan on CASEing this one and will be sure to give you the credit (if mine looks good). Thanks for sharing.

  2. Like the use of the embossing folder…nice card and I like the picture of Jack! Diane Gil

  3. Elegance at it’s best Ann! This beautifully clean, yet textured and detailed card is stunning! You always inspire Ann! xx

  4. Adding the 3D layers and the pretty pop of pearls makes this card so pretty. Love all the textures that make it so interesting.

  5. Wow!!! I love the gorgeous simplicity of this card – just stunning! The pearls & ribbon are perfect! Kelly x

  6. Oh Ann that is stunning. Love all of the fussy cut detail. Divine!

  7. Simply stunning! I love the embossing folder with this stamp set and all the white space really lets that lavender bouquet shine!

  8. Oh, Ann, this is so elegant….I’m just speechless! Every little detail is perfection. *sigh*

  9. This is the perfect stamp set for you, I think! Complete with lovely organza ribbon and pearls. Very beautiful!

  10. Oh my, Jackie is another gorgeous specimen! Your card is lovely too.

  11. Love all the texture and detail on this card!

  12. Love the dimension and texture. Such a pretty card. Of course there are your signature pearls to make it extra sweet and feminine.

    Jackie is a very handsome young man.

  13. This is beautiful! I like that you used the stamp 3 times to create your full bouquet.

  14. Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous! I look forward to seeing all the special details you include with each of your projects.

  15. Oh so pretty of a card. Your an expert at fussy cutting. Me, not so much! I wish every stamp set came with matching dies!

  16. Eye catchingly beautiful!!!

  17. Wow, a real stunner, your card is gorgeous and three layers of lavender – fabulous. Thanks so much for sharing 🙂

  18. I see the pearls have come back out to play 🙂 I love everything about this card. The white on white texture, the amazing fussy cut layers, the stitched oval, and those delightful pearl accents!

  19. Gorgeous card, Ann! Of course you added pearls 🙂 I love the ribbon around the stems. It’s the perfect touch.

  20. Chris R. from Iowa

    Gorgeous! Love how you fussy cut it out and then those signature pearls from that luscious bow on there are the frosting on the cake. Plus that embossing folder and a few random pearls just added so much fun texture. Beautiful. I was at a retreat and we used the lavender stamp on a card but we used Elegant Eggplant and it was really pretty too and stamped off one time for the second stamping. I wasn’t sure I would like the stamp set but I am glad I have it now!

    There is that handsome Jackie complete with another ribbon. Stunning boy!

  21. Your bouquet of lavender is fabulous! You do know your way around those paper snips! The embossed background is the perfect backdrop!

  22. Oh, Ann! This is such a beautiful card!!

  23. So much awesome texture! ❤️❤️❤️

  24. Gorgeous!

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