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Welcome to InKing Royalty’s April Blog Hop!  Today’s hop is filled with projects inspired by the Stampin’ Up!’s retiring 2015-2017 In Color Collection – our tributes to Cucumber Crush, Delightful Dijon, Mint Macaron, Tip Top Taupe and Watermelon Wonder.  What fun!  We’ve really enjoyed playing with these amazing colors over the past two years – and we are excited to share our creations with you today.  After you read my post, I hope you’ll hop over to the next person on the list at the base of this post.

My card today uses my three favorites from the retiring colors; Mint Macaron,             Tip Top Taupe and Watermelon Wonder.  Here’s my card:

Here’s the scoop:
  • Watermelon Wonder is the card base. 
  • The stamped image is backed with a piece of Tip Top Taupe.
  • The Definitely Dahlia background stamp makes this Clean and Simple Card elegant
  • The dragonfly from Dragonfly Dreams was made in 3 quick steps  First, I took a baby wipe and picked up ink from my Watermelon Wonder Stamp Pad lid.  Then I swiped the baby wipe across a piece of Shimmery White Cardstock.  Next, I stamped the dragonfly in VersaMark and Watermelon Wonder and embossed it with clear embossing powder.  Finally, I die cut it using a Detailed Dragonfly Thinlet.
  • The sentiment from Dragonfly Dreams was stamped with VersaMark and Tip Top Taupe and embossed with clear embossing powder.
  • A sprinkling of pearls in different sizes completes the card.
Thank you for stopping by today.  I hope you’ll hop along to the next stop on the blog hop,
Lynn Kolcun at Avery’s Owlery.  There’s lots of inspiration to be found in this group – and you don’t want to miss it!

Happy Stampin’,

Thank you for hopping along with us. If you get stuck during the Blog Hop, please use this line-up as a guide:

  1. Brian King at Stamp with Brian
  2. Rachael Shedeed at Bluebonnet Stampin’
  3. Robin Myren at Songbird Designs by Robin
  4. Lynn Kolcun at Avery’s Owlery
  5. Jennifer Spiller at Westside Paper Creations
  6. Wendy Cranford at Luvin’ Stampin’
  7. Shawn de Oliveira at ShawnStamps
  8. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  9. Lory Robinson at The Robins Nest Designs
  10. Karen Browning at StampWithMeKZB
  11. Candy Ford at Stamp Candy
  12. Lisa Pretto at Ink Big Academy Stamps
  13. Denise Hoepfner at The Mountain Magpie
  14. Julie DiMatteo at The Paper Pixie
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