Friday, July 13, 2018

Carnival of Color: My Inky Friends Blog Hop

When Stampin' Up! announced the color revamp occuring with the 2018-2019 Annual Catalog, we said goodbye to some dull, outdated colors and hello to some returning favorites, some new core colors, and the 2018-2020 In Color Collection. My Inky Friends and I are thrilled to share our love of these new colors!



1. Balmy Blue- Holly 2. Blackberry Bliss - Kris 3.Blueberry Bushel- Tanya 4.Coastal Cabana-Mickey 5.Gorgeous Grape-Shelley 6. Granny Apple Green- Cindy 7. Gray Granite-Sara 8. Lovely Lipstick- Yapha 9.Mango Melody- Mary
10. Pineapple Punch- Sharleen
11. Soft Sea Foam- Rhonda
12. Petal Pink- Betty


Have a great time hopping!


Friday, June 29, 2018

My Inky Friends Design Challenge #7 Announced!

It's that time again! Time for some fun inspiration from the 2018-2019 Annual Catalog! 



Rhonda chose this inspiration and I am in love with the platypus and how that square frame accents the little guy in such a playful way.

Check out what the My Inky Friends Design Team has created:








Join us! Add your image and link to the 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!




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!