Friday, June 8, 2018

Fabulous at 30! My Inky Friends New Annual Catalog Blog Hop

Welcome to our celebration of of all the new goodies in the Stampin' Up! catalog! Each My Inky Friend Design Team Member chose a stamp set to feature with free creative reign to use new colors, new products, and new ideas! Happy Hopping!




  1. Enjoy Life - Sara at Lily's Ink Pad
  2. Accented Blooms - Cindy at Heart's Delights
  3. Best Bunny - Rhonda at the Stampin' Bunny
  4. Sea of Textures - Kris at Paper Fairy Kris
  5. Lilypad Lake - Heidi at Running with Scissors Stamper
  6. Handwritten -Yapha at Yapha Mason.com
  7. Rooted in Nature Shelley at Miss Mad Stamper
  8. Tropical Chic- Tanya at Tinkerin In Ink

Have fun!

Friday, May 25, 2018

My inky Friends Design Challenge #6

Welcome to the My Inky Friends Design Challenge #6. This month, we are kicking off summer with a bright and cheerful color combination from page 63 of the 2017-2018 Annual Catalog.





















Our Rules:

1. Follow the general design of a sketch, although it can be flipped. For a color challenge, Stampin' Up! colors are listed. You can use compatible colors and add neutrals as needed.
2. Create something new that has not been posted before.
3. Post your creation on your blog or online gallery, please provide a link back to our challenge. Provide a direct link to your project or post to the Linky. 
4. Feel free to combine with up to three challenges, as long a you include a link to the Inky Friends post.
5. Have fun!





Friday, May 18, 2018

Challenge #5 Winners!

We loved all of the submissions, either by the Design Team Members or others and it was tough to decide on our winners. But, we did, with the help of our Facebook Friends.



For our BFF award, we chose Julie at See Julie Stamp


Julie, proudly display this badge on your blog. We loved the way the birds show love on your wedding card as well as the addition of the embossed trees. Pretty. 



As for our OMG, Design Team Winner.....
Sharleen



was chosen via Facebook Polls! 

The bright colors, and unique twist on the sketch was surely why voters chose her cute card!



Congratulations! 

Join us May 25 for our next challenge!





Friday, May 11, 2018

A Fond Farewell Blog Hop

It's time to a Fond Farewell to some favorite products and stamp sets. This month, we each chose a stamp set that's retiring May 31st.



Sara M. -Garden in Bloom
Mickey -- So Many Shells
Tanya- Little One



Our hop runs officially until Sunday, but the links are good forever. Check out these favorite stamps before they are gone forever May 31st!


Happy Stamping!

Sara

Friday, April 27, 2018

My Inky Friends Design Challenge #5

Welcome to the My Inky Friends Design Challenge #5! We have a fun, layered, yet simple card sketch for you today. Our inspiration comes from page 85 of the Annual Catalog featuring a fun birthday card.


Check out what our design team has created!
















Aren't these cards amazing? You, too, can join us. Be sure to add your creation via our linky below.


Our Rules:

1. Follow the general design of a sketch, although it can be flipped. For a color challenge, Stampin' Up! colors are listed. You can use compatible colors and add neutrals as needed.
2. Create something new that has not been posted before.
3. Post your creation on your blog or online gallery, please provide a link back to our challenge. Provide a direct link to your project or post to the Linky. 
4. Feel free to combine with up to three challenges, as long a you include a link to the Inky Friends post.
5. Have fun!


Add your direct link here:



Have fun!

Monday, April 23, 2018

Winners of Challenge #4

Wow! Our talented design team shined on this challenge! So much show it was hard to decide on a challenge winner, but we finally did!


Drumroll please........




The winner of the OMG award is .....



Mickey!!!!



CONGRATULATIONS!



Friday, April 13, 2018

Inking Up the Retiring In Colors Blog Hop

Welcome to the Inking Up the Retiring In Colors Blog Hop. It's time to give the 2016-2018 In Colors a last big party! My Inky Friends have each chosen one of the retiring In Colors: Dapper Denim, Emerald Envy, Flirty Flamingo, Peekaboo Peach, and Sweet Sugarplum. We will miss these bright colors!



Dapper Denim- Cindy

Emerald Envy-Kris 
Flirty Flamingo - Betty 
Sweet Sugarplum- Rhonda 
Emerald Envy- Holly 
Sweet Sugarplum- Shelley 
Peekaboo Peach - Sharleen 



Happy Hopping!


Friday, March 23, 2018

My Inky Friends Challenge #4

This month's challenge is a very springy color combination from page 70 of Stampin' Up!'s Annual Catalog. We love seeing your creations, so we hope you'll join us!


Check out what the My Inky Friend's Design Team has created this month. Use our cards as inspiration and create your own. Be sure to add your card to the linky below!












Sara









An InLinkz Link-up


Thanks for joining us!


Saturday, March 17, 2018

OMG, Congratulations!

We, as Inky Friends, have decided to celebrate our AWESOMENESS, by choosing our favorite design team submissions. We rock, afterall, and love each other's work.



This group of My Inky Friends is so friendly, they chose not one, but THREE winners for this award:

First up,  Kris's Blue and Yellow Thank-you Card!


We loved the little flowers peeking out above the sentiment, the color combination, and the cute little scallop circles. 

Number 2 is

 

We loved the monochromatic elegance of this card. How beautiful. 

and Number 3 is:


We love the playful creativity of this card. We all remember eating bottle cap candy as youngsters, and this card brings that back. 

Thanks for joining us. Come back next week for our 4th Design Challenge!

D





Friday, March 9, 2018

Hidden Gems Blog Hop

Welcome to this month's My Inky Friends Hidden Gems Blog hop! With all the hub-bub of Sale-a-bration and the Occasions Catalog, we sometimes forget all of the awesome stamp sets in the Annual Catalog. With three months left to purchase from this catalog, we have found what we call, "Hidden Gems," stamp sets that we have overlooked or not played with enough! Enjoy!


  1. Mary Haugen- Celebration Time http://centerstagestamping.com/2018/03/07/hidden-gems-blog-hop/
  2. Mickey Roberts- Pocketful of Sunshine http://www.paperconversation.com/2018/03/inky-friends-hidden-gems-blog-hop-pocketful-of-sunshine.html
  3. Kris Kilkenny- Watercolor Wings - https://paperfairykris.blogspot.com/2018/03/my-inky-friends-hidden-gems-blog-hop.html
  4. Tanya Boser- Pop of Paradise https://tinkerin-in-ink.blogspot.com/2018/03/IFHidden.html
  5. Holly- Weather Together http://rubberredneck.typepad.com/rubber-redneck/2018/03/my-inky-friends-hidden-gems-blog-hop.html
  6. Betty- Window Shopping https://kittystamp.blogspot.com/2018/03/hidden-gems-blog-hop.html
  7. Rhonda- Tranquil Tulips https://thestampinbunny.blogspot.com/2018/03/inky-friends-hidden-gems-blog-hop.html
  8. Shelley- Sprinkle of Life https://missmadstamper.blogspot.com/2018/03/inky-friends-blog-hop-hidden-gems.html
  9. Sara- Five for All -http://www.lilyinkpad.com/2018/03/my-inky-friends-hidden-gems-blog-hop.html
  10. Cindy Elam- Birthday Blossoms - http://www.heartsdelightcards.com/2018/03/my-inky-friends-find-hidden-gems.html
  11. Sharleen- Jar of Love - https://wp.me/p8rVfG-Gq
Happy Hopping!