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Stampin' Up! Mediterranean Achiever's Blog Hop -- Full of Thankfulness

 

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Welcome to the Mediterranean Achievers Blog Hop for September 2016. 

This will be our final blog hop recognizing the achievement of earning Stampin' Up's Grand Vacation, the Mediterranean Cruise, which is why the main theme for the hop this month -- Thankfulness -- is so very important and close to my heart.  I really could not have achieved it without all of YOU!  My wonderful and loyal customers (whom I call friends), my dear and loving family and friends, and to my AH-mazing Stampin' Up! family that we call "Lori's Dream Team".  There are no exact mix of the English vocabulary that will express enough how much gratitude I have...so, simply put...THANK YOU from the bottom of my heart.  Starting next month (October) WE (yep! me, too!) are going to start the Thailand Achievers blog hop! Many, many thanks to Stampin' Up!® for the opportunity to earn and achieve such wonderful trips.

You may be starting from here at my blog, Lori Mueller - Stampin' Dreams, or you may have come here from the previous person to me on the list. Please be sure to click the person after me to move along the blog hop. If you get off track at any time, the full line up below will help you move along from blog to blog.

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 Creative Tips:

  • The Early Espresso cardbase (8-1/2" x 5-1/2", scored at 4-1/4") sets the tone for the Fall season we've been experiencing in our area.  ;)
  • I love using the Kraft Cardstock because it is a heavier paper than our traditional cardstock.  Plus, it adds a different color tone to the mix.  Using the Flourishes Thinlits, die cut three leaves from Crumb Cake, Old Olive and Tangerine Tango.  Set in place using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.
  • Our Copper Embossing Powder is super AH-mazing, too!  I can't get over how smooth the end result is.  The sentiment comes from the "One Big Meaning" stamp set and has the PERFECT sentiment for this card that is created for you....stamped and heat embossed onto a strip of Vellum Cardstock.

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  • Add a strand of Burlap Ribbon between the sentiment layers and the leaves.  Attach the focal layer to the card base with Stampin' Dimensionals.

 

Thanks for taking part in our blog hop. With so many amazing ideas and inspiration "for the guys' in your life, you won't want to miss checking out all of the blogs!  I'll be traveling right behind you.  **squeal**  Remember you are currently at (Lori Mueller's -- Stampin' Dreams blog), so please check the blog hop line up below and be sure to click the next blog participant's name on the list.

Mediterranean Achievers Blog Hoppers

 

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What supplies do you need to create these cards? All the items used are from Stampin’ Up! and can be bought through my online store HERE or click on the items below. A printable supply list is available as well!

 

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