Di’s Country INKers Simply Summer Blog Hop

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Welcome to our August edition of Di’s Country INKers blog hop. Whether you’ve arrived from seeing Di’s project or you’re just now joining us, a big welcome to you!

When I think of summer, lots of things come to mind. Sunshine, flowers, birds, picnics, watermelon – these are some of the things I enjoy most at this Beelinestamping.com 8-1-16time of year. My card today is loaded with the flowers from the Swirly Bird stamp set as well as in the Affectionately Yours Designer Series Paper. If I were a painter, I might be able to compose a picture of a picnic in the sunshine with some sweet watermelon to eat, but since I am a stamper, I have to find other ways to represent some of these things. Instead, I used inks to convey the feeling – Daffodil Delight brings in the sunshine, and Watermelon Wonder is – well, you get the ‘picture’. Oh, and I almost forgot – Cucumber Crush is kind of a picnic-y thing too – HA! My card was accented with some pearls, a little clear Wink of Stella, and a bit of Linen Thread. The sentiment from Watercolor Wings was stamped in Watermelon Wonder ink on a banner made with the Duet Banner punch. (I love how you can get the photopolymer stamps to hold a bend on the acrylic blocks that matches the curve of these banners!)

Thank you so much for stopping by today.  If you’re ready to see some more great stuff, I’ll send you off to Kathya to continue on the hop.  A full list of all the stops on today’s hop follows.  Have a great rest of your day, and take some time to create!

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Di           http://www.stampingwithdi.com

Barb      http://www.beelinestamping.com

Kathya   http://www.stampwithkathya.com

Crystal   http://www.stampinonroodfarm.blogspot.com

Mary     http://www.doggandponyshow.blogspot.com

Ellie       http://www.elstamper.blogspot.com

Melissa http://www.stampinupwithmelissa.blogspot.com

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8 Responses to “Di’s Country INKers Simply Summer Blog Hop”

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  1. Love what you did with this bundle Barb! What a cute card! Still need to get this bundle. Another fun blog hop.

  2. Mary Noble says:

    Beautiful details as always; I love the swirley bird stuff too. And thanks for doing the blog hop buttons and coordinating this!!

  3. Diana Gibbs says:

    So cute and I love all the DSP layers. Gotta love that swirly bird. Hugs, Di

  4. Ellie says:

    Oh, I LOVE this darling card!!!

  5. Crystal Rood says:

    Love it…..beautiful colors!!!

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