ESAD Favourites from the 2017/2018 Annual Stampin’ Up! Catalogue Blog Hop

//ESAD Favourites from the 2017/2018 Annual Stampin’ Up! Catalogue Blog Hop

ESAD Favourites from the 2017/2018 Annual Stampin’ Up! Catalogue Blog Hop

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Thanks for joining me today along with 24 Stampin’ Up! demos.  We are showcasing our Favourites from the 2017/2018 Annual Catalogue.  If you came from the lovely Amity Knight, thanks for continuing on to me.  I hope you take time to make your way around the entire hop.   Once you’ve finished on my page click on the next button and hop on to Megan’s fabulous creations.

2017/2018 catalogue Stampin' Up!

It’s so hard to pick a favourite from this Catalogue.  My list of favourites grows every time I look on Pinterest or Facebook.  Who says you can only have one favourite???

So I looked through my Catalogue and when I got to page 96 my heart said I needed to use Ribbon of Courage as my favourite today.  This stamp set was inspired by Million $ Sales Achiever Patty Bennett.

Ribbon of Courage

So many people are affected by cancer.  Cancer recently took the life of my brother-in-law.  Four out of five members of my immediate family have survived cancer.  In 2012 I was diagnosed with Lymphoma and just last Tuesday I had my oncology checkup.  I’ve been in remission for nearly 5 years now.   So this is why I’ve chosen Ribbon of Courage as my favourite.

Each type of cancer is represented by a different coloured ribbon.  Lymphoma is Lime so I made a card using the new Lemon Lime Twist (this happens to be my favourite new In-Colour)

Stamping Cat Ribbon of Courage

I love the simplicity of this card.  Lemon Lime Twist, Basic Black and Whisper White.

Stamping Cat Ribbon of Courage

I’ve coloured the little hearts on the ribbon with my Lemon Lime Twist Stampin’ Write Marker.

Next I thought I’d make a pink card which represents Breast cancer.

Stamping Cat Ribbon of Courage

I used Melon Mambo Water Colour Pencil and an Aqua Painter for the background.  This is my “Angel” using the die cut ribbon.

Stamping Cat Ribbon of Courage

I’ve used Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper as all “Angels” deserve to shine.

In my last card I’ve used Gold for Children’s cancer.

Stamping Cat Ribbon of Courage

I’ve heat embossed the ribbon in Gold embossing powder.  I’ve also used some of my favourite DSP, Bundle of Love.

Stamping Cat Ribbon of Courage

Now my ESAD Blog wouldn’t be complete without a picture of my assistant Marvi the Monster.   I don’t think he liked my angel because he pushed it off the table.


Marvi Marvi

I hope that you have enjoyed the cards I’ve made today.  Please feel free to leave me a comment.  Make sure you click on the next button and hop over to Megan’s inspiring project.

Thanks for stopping by.

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Blog hop participants:

1. Josie Dean

2. Nicole Wilson

3. Carolina Evans

4. Kim Oliver

5. Sandra Mastello

6. Lou Kitzelman

7. Kelly Kent

8. Cheryl Algie

9. Rebecca Scurr

10. Sharon Dalton

11. Leonie Schroder

12. Monique Fielder

13. Courtenay Heuston

14. Terri Hawke

15. Barbara Williams

16. Kristel Rimmer

17. Maree McIntosh

18. Kathryn Ruddick

19. Rosalie Desmond

20. Linda Whalley

21. Amity Knight

22. Peta Stephen

23. Megan Lenske

24. Richelle Fletcher

25. Carly Middleton



By |2017-07-08T16:13:56+00:00July 9th, 2017|ESAD Blog Hops|18 Comments

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  1. Carly July 9, 2017 at 6:43 pm - Reply

    My favourite card is the lemon lime twist – it is so striking against the basic black. Thanks for sharing.

  2. Courtenay heuston July 9, 2017 at 7:06 pm - Reply

    So cute – I love Marvi, and your cards.

  3. Cheryl Algie July 9, 2017 at 7:08 pm - Reply

    Sweet projects Peta , thanks for sharing .

  4. Liv Ingle July 9, 2017 at 7:33 pm - Reply

    That Lemon Lime Twist card is awesome! Great colour combination! Thanks for sharing. x

  5. Linda July 9, 2017 at 7:42 pm - Reply

    Lovely cards Peta. Such a beautiful stamp set to feature.

  6. Kim Oliver July 9, 2017 at 7:52 pm - Reply

    I adore how you have made that angel. Fabulous thinking Peta. Beautiful cards each and every one x

  7. Josie Dean July 9, 2017 at 7:59 pm - Reply

    I love all the ideas!!

  8. Terri Hawke July 9, 2017 at 9:28 pm - Reply

    Peta these are just gorgeous! Great to see the ribbon colour chart, always handy to know what colour for which cancer. And Yay for 5 years!!!!

  9. Kathryn Ruddick July 9, 2017 at 10:03 pm - Reply

    Gorgeous cards Peta, and so glad to hear the good news from your oncology check up. My Ribbon of Courage bundle just arrived in the mail last week, so I am looking forward to having a play soon.

  10. Katrine July 10, 2017 at 7:51 am - Reply

    Wow!! Peta, What a great job. Unlike Marvi, I loved the angel wings. Your first card was my favourite but they were all good.

  11. Kristel rimmer July 10, 2017 at 2:19 pm - Reply

    These are beautiful it’s def one of my favs hanks for sharing love these

  12. Lou Kitzelman July 10, 2017 at 3:31 pm - Reply

    Really fabulous and meaningful cards Peta. I love them all. I think Marvi was actually voting for the angel card as his favourite!

  13. Sharon Dalton July 10, 2017 at 6:41 pm - Reply

    Peta, these are all special and beautiful…I have to agree with Liv and Carly Lemon Lime Twist all the way…
    Cancer touches so many people, Sorry for you loss and I am glad that you are STILL in remission after 5yrs <3
    Hope today was great for you <3 Cheers Shaz

  14. Michelle McCallum July 10, 2017 at 8:55 pm - Reply

    They are all beautiful Peta i cant pick a fav maybe all 3!!

  15. Bev Mortimer July 11, 2017 at 11:11 am - Reply

    You have made some beautiful creations, thank you for including the “cancer colors” chart. Love your kitty cat too.
    Blessings, Bev (Sultan, WA USA)

  16. Monique Fielder July 13, 2017 at 11:07 pm - Reply

    Lovely use of this bundle, I like how you have only coloured parts of the image in the first card, and love the gold embossing on the last one.

  17. Richelle July 14, 2017 at 1:13 am - Reply

    Thanks for sharing cards that are so close to your heart! Love the added detail of the small amount of colouring on the lime ribbon and the bling of your angel even if Marvi wasn’t so keen on her 🙂

  18. Maree McIntosh July 17, 2017 at 10:16 pm - Reply

    Love your cards they are all so special for me as we are lucky IF we have not been touched by cancer these days with family or friends. I think Marvi needs more attention that’s why he pushed the card off!

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