Monday, March 7, 2016

The Stamp Review Crew | Number of Years Edition

http://stampreviewcrew.blogspot.com/2016/03/stamp-review-crew-number-of-years.html

Welcome to the next leg of the Stamp Review Crew Number Of Years stamp set blog hop. You have probably seen lots of fabulous ideas and inspiration along the way and I'm hoping that I will inspire you some more.

I've used the Number of Years stamp set a little bit lately and what I love about it is that those beautiful large numbers have beautiful large matching framelits. This is also one of the fabulous 'Bundle and Save' bundles, so that when purchased together you can get them at 15% off the original price. 

Even though the Number of Years stamp set is very floral and feminine I wanted to use it today for boy/male cards and especially for two of my nephews who both turn six this week.  So I've used some of the word elements and the Framelits numbers.

I've picked a fabulous and fun boy colour combination Cucumber Crush and Basic Black and then gone from there!




The words and the 'th' banner are embossed in White Stampin' Emboss Powder and I've used my paper piercer to pierce some holes for a bit of hand sewing with Metallic Gold Thread. I love that the Metallics Sequin Assortment not only comes in different colours but also different shapes so that you can still put sequins on a boy/male card and not have it look too girly.

Now its time to hop on to the ever wonderful Linda Callahan for some more inspiration
http://stampinseasons.blogspot.com/2016/03/stamp-review-crew-number-of-years.html

Or if you are hopping in reverse head on to fellow Aussie and friend, Nikki Spencer.
http://stampinseasons.blogspot.com/2016/03/stamp-review-crew-number-of-years.html

Remember if you get lost along the way click on the Stamp Review Crew header at the top of the post and it will give you the full list of participants

Recreate this card at home using the following Stampin' Up! products.

Click on the pictures to see some more Number of Years Inspiration.

http://rochelleblok.blogspot.com.au/2016/03/2016-occasions-spring-summer.html

http://rochelleblok.blogspot.com.au/2016/02/can-you-case-it-106-happy-birthday-mum.html

Thanks so much for stopping by!

9 comments:

  1. Rochelle, this is so much fun!! Your nephews will love it. The chevron embossing and the Cucumber Crush and black & white diagonal DSP look fantastic together!!

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  2. What a fun card, Rochelle! I love the touches of gold. Just perfect for a 6 year old!

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  3. The green and black are so striking together! The textured background looks great! The touch of burlap and the stitching are wonderful details! I always love your creations!

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  4. OMG! The "6" card is so full of great texture and fun!! I am really going to have to CAS it! And the extras at the bottom are gorgeous, thank you so much for including them :)

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  5. Wow. This is uber cool, Rochelle. xx

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  6. WOW awesome :) These are perfect for two little boys! I know my nephews would say the rock. lol The colors together are amazing!Love the touch of stars too, so fun! Happy birthday to you're nephews :)

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  7. I love the green and black for a boy card. So bold! Love the vellum and striped circle.

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  8. Oh Rochelle! This Card is awesome!!! I love the black and white stripes with the chevron background and the stipe DSP. I love how you made your card for a male recipient, considering the set has a very feminine feel! I also Love your sewing!

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  9. LOVE your gorgeous bold colour choice Rochelle. The texture and layers really add such dimension. As always, another fab creation from you. xx

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Thank You for taking the time to comment on my creations! I really love to hear what you think and will try to respond as soon as I can! Rochelle xo