Welcome to the Pals June, 2018 Blog Hop. This month we’re going to Pick a “B”. Projects for Babies, Birthdays or Brides, that is. Be on the look out for creations using new products from Stampin’ Up!

You may be starting the hop here or coming from a previous Pal’s blog. Either way, you’ve come to the right place. You’ll find the the full line-up below to help you move, or “hop” along from Pal to Pal.

June is the number one month for weddings, so I chose “B for Bride.” Picture in your mind a beautiful garden wedding. I’m excited to share with you the Serene Garden Stamp Set from the new 2018-2019 Catalog.

By Su Mohr for Pals June 2018 Blog Hop; Click Read to go to my blog for deatils! Featuring: Serene Garden, Floral Phrases, Gold embossing, Stampin' Blends, Iridescent Sequins; #weddingcards #forthebride #weddingwishes #serenegarden #floralphrases #stampinup #palsjunebloghop

Serene Garden Wedding Card

The Serene Garden Bundle was at the top of my list when I saw it in the new catalog for the first time in April. I was thrilled when it was on the pre-order list in May. Now, in June, it’s available to everyone. The graceful lines, and the bird are sensational. I couldn’t wait to see how the images would look stamped with Gold Stampin’ Emboss Powder. This picture shows how it shines.

I started by stamping the large corner floral, and the top corner leaf in Versamark. The bird, butterfly and flowers were stamped in Versamark on a separate piece of Whisper White cardstock. After sprinkling all the images with Gold Stampin’ Emboss Powder, and tapping the excess free, I used the Heat Tool to melt the powder.

The gold embossed lines made coloring with Stampin’ Blends easy. The leaves are Light Old Olive, the stems are Bronze, the flowers are Light and Dark Pink Pirouette, the butterfly is Light Daffodil Delight & Light Pumpkin Pie, and the bird is Light Pool Party.


The bird, flowers and butterfly have dies for cutting, making it easy to add dimension to the garden scene.

The sentiment, “Wedding Wishes,” is from the Floral Phrases Stamp Set. I used the smallest Stitched Shape Ovals die for cutting.

For the inside, I completed the sentiment from the Floral Phrases Stamp Set. The words received the Gold Embossing treatment as well, and I duplicated the hand-cut corner leaf. The decorative, horizontal line from the Serene Garden stamp set is stamped in Powder Pink ink.

Back to the card front, and the finishing touch, the Iridescent Sequins! Aren’t they gorgeous? This card wouldn’t be the same without them.

I decorated the envelope flap with a piece of Pool Party cardstock, matching the color of the bird, and embossed it with a Petal Pair Embossing Folder for texture.


Now it’s time to use the Blog Hop Line-up below to see which “B” the rest of my Pals are using. Don’t forget to show us some love by commenting on our creations.

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    1. Mary Fish at Stampin’ Pretty
    2. Lisa Ann Bernard at Queen B Creations
    3. Lori Pinto at LollyPop Paper and Ink
    4. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
    5. Sara Hicks Stuart at Sentiments by Sara
    6. Stesha Bloodhart at Stampin’ Hoot!
    7. Mary Hanson at Up North Stampin’
    8. Su Mohr at AromasAndArt
    9. Jackie Diediker at Stampin’ Jackie
    10. Peggy Noe at Pretty Paper Cards
    11. Nina King at Ink Paper Sequins
    12. Jennifer Michalski at Stamping Serenity
    13. Wendy Klein at Doggone Delightful Stampin’
    14. Beth McCullough at Stamping Mom
    15. Karen Hallam at Karen’s Stamping Habit
    16. Brian King at Stamp with Brian
    17. Leah O’Brien at Stamping By The Bay
    18. Pamela Sadler at Stampin Pink Rose
    19. Denise Hoepfner at The Mountain Magpie
    20. Terri George at Stamp Me Crafty


Mark your calendars for July 11, 2018 for our annual Pattern Party featuring projects using favorite Stampin’ Up! Designer Series Papers and coordinating embellishments.. Don’t miss it!

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