Wednesday, March 4, 2020

ICS BloG Hop: Special Someone

I am so happy that you could join us on the March Inspire, Create, & Share Blog Hop! 

This month, we are focusing on "One Stamp Set So Many Uses." We are taking a stamp set and making 3 different cards, showing a beginner card, a casual card and an avid card. 

I used the stamp set Special Someone. I love this stamp set and then, when Stampin' Up! released the coordinating dies, I knew I had to have them both! These cute little creatures and accessories are easy to create with. The hardest part was deciding which little guy to feature.

My first card, for the Beginner stamper, who may not have many supplies for papercrafting yet, features only stamps, ink and paper. I used Stampin' Up! note cards and envelopes, a layer of Pineapple Punch cardstock, Memento Black Ink, and Smoky Slate and Pineapple Punch inks for color. That is all! 

Can you believe how simple this card is, but also, how adorable this little guy is?!

The card for the Casual stamper, who may have purchased some items beyond stamps, ink and paper, adds some additional elements. I added the 2018-2020 In Color Designers Series Paper, the Classic Label punch and a small dot from the Happiness Blooms Enamel Dots. Here he is again, stepped up a little. Still cute as can be!

For the Avid crafter, who has everything in their arsenal to use in papercrafting, here is the final stepped up version. I used my die cutting machine, so was able to add several dies to this version. I used the Stitched Rectangles, the All Dressed Up and the Special Days dies, while still including all the other elements. He is just waiting to be sent to a special someone to say thank you!! 

I know I cannot wait to see what stamp sets the other bloggers have chosen, and what they have done with their one stamp set! So, grab a cuppa' and hop along with me to check them out. If you are inspired and see some cards you love, please leave a comment. We love getting feedback, and a little love doesn't hurt! 

I hope you enjoy the cards as you hop along. Thanks for your support! Click on the next button to see what Deb has created for you!!


  1. Adorable card and I love your colors. Your stepped up designs are perfect!

  2. Great cards, Debbi!! Love how you've stepped each one up a bit!

  3. Wonderful card designs. I love the way you have used the designer series paper and this is a great color combination.

  4. Debbi, I love the layering in these cards!