Happy New Year – Inking Royalty Blog HopHappy New Year Inking Royalty Blog Hop

Happy New Year – Inking Royalty Blog Hop. Welcome to the December blog hop! During this year’s blog hops, we are enjoying a year of celebrations. This month’s projects celebrate New Year’s Day, a special day to start anew and prepare for the coming year. 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.

I am eager to share my New Year’s projects with you, but first I want to show you a birthday card for our great leader and organizer of this blog hop, Brian King!  For his birthday card, I chose the copper glimmer stars and star designer elements for the star named Brian!

Happy Birthday Brian KingWishing You The Happiest of Birthdays

Birthday Card Measurements

  • Night of Navy card stock: 8-1/2″ x 5-1/2″ scored and folded on the long side at 4-1/4″ to make the card base
  • Very Vanilla card stock: 3″ x 3-3/4″ panel for stamping, 4-1/8″ x 5-3/8″ inside panel
  • Copper Foil sheet: 4″ x 5-1/4″ layer, 3-1/8″ x 3-7/8″ layer

Straightforward directions: Cut, stamp, layer, adhere, and add three star elements.

And now for my New Year’s projects – I made a New Year’s Wishes bottle tag and a Happy New Year’s card that can be used as a set for a gift for hosts, neighbors, or any deserving person in your world. The tag is fun with layers and sparkly ribbons, and the card is quick and simple with die cuts instead of stamping. The silver foil and the snowflakes are great for a celebration of glitz and glam to ring in the new year.

New Year’s Wishes Bottle TagNew Year's Wishes Bottle Tag

New Year’s Wishes Bottle Tag Measurements

  • Silver Foil: 4″ x 2-3/4″ panel, ~3″ x 3″ scraps for three snowflakes
  • Wonder of the Season Designer Series Paper: ~2-3/4″ x 2-3/4″ panel
  • Basic Black card stock: ~2-1/2″ x 2-1/2″
  • Vellum: ~3″ x 3″ scraps for snowflakes
  • Whisper White card stock: 4″ x 1/2″
  • Ribbons: ~14″ strip of each

Die cut the layers using square stitched shape and rectangular stitched dies . Die cut three snowflakes from silver foil and three from vellum and layer them on the black square. Adhere with glue dots and Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals. Stamp the sentiment in Versamark ink on white card stock. Sprinkle with silver embossing powder and heat the powder to melt it. Trim the ends to make a banner, and add a rhinestone. Glue the ribbons on the back of the tag and drape around a bottle. 

Happy New Years CardHappy New Year's Card

Happy New Year’s Card Measurements

  • Basic Black card stock: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ scored and folded at 4-1/4″ to make the card base, 5″ x 3-7/8″ panel
  • Whisper White card stock: 5-1/4″ x 4″ inside panel, ~3′ x 3″
  • Silver Foil sheet: ~3″ x 3″, scraps for snowflakes, scraps for “Happy New Year’s” words

Dry emboss the black layer and the white square with the Tasteful Textile 3D Embossing Folder. Dies cut two squares with the largest stitched shape, one white and one silver. Die cut the words “Happy New Year’s”, and three snowflakes. Layer the squares and adhere to the black card layer. Place the words, and the snowflakes on the front of the card; use the Fine Tip Glue Pen to adhere to the squares.

Thank you for stopping by today.  I hope you’ll hop along to the next stop on the blog hop, Pam Morris at Tap Tap Stamp. There’s lots of inspiration to be found in this group – and you don’t want to miss it!

Linda K, The Stamp Coach

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. Linda Krueger at The Stamp Coach
  3. Pam Morris at Tap Tap Stamp
  4. Shawn de Oliveira at Shawn Stamps
  5. Rachel Brumley at Artistic Designs by Rachel
  6. Renae Novak at Blessed by Cards
  7. Ann Murray at Murray Stamps Ink
  8. Julie DiMatteo at The Paper Pixie
  9. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  10. Lynn Kolcun at Avery’s Owlery
  11. Sue Jackson at Just Peachy Stamping
  12. Sheryl Sharp at Sharp Notes by Sheryl
  13. Candy Ford at Stamp Candy

Here are the Stampin’ Up! products in the birthday card. Click on each image to learn more or to purchase in my online store.

Here are the Stampin’ Up! products in the New Year’s Wishes bottle tag. Click on each image to learn more or to purchase in my online store.

Below are the Stampin’ Up! products used in the Happy New Years card. Click on each image to learn more or to purchase in my online store.

Thanks for visiting my site today. I hope you enjoyed the blog hop, and hopefully you were able to visit all of the sites to see our projects for the Happy New Year – Inking Royalty Blog Hop.
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Linda K, The Stamp Coach