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A Year of Celebrations Blog Hop: Christmas in July

InKing Royalty Christmas in July Blog Hop

Welcome to InKing Royalty’s July Blog Hop! During this year’s blog hops, we are enjoying a year of celebrations. This month’s projects celebrate Christmas in July. Demonstrators have been able to order new products from the upcoming August-December Mini Catalog, so prepare yourself for a gorgeous mix of new products, products available in the Annual Catalog and returning favorites. 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.

Plaid for Christmas

Today I’m sharing a pretty, plaid card that you can make by the dozens and you don’t have to start in July to be done for Christmas. The Best Plaid Builder Dies make this simple to do.

I started by cutting Crumb Cake and Cherry Cobbler cardstock with the dies and dotted the back of each piece with glue. They are stuck to a base of Whisper White cardstock.

Seasons Greetings for Christmas

The sentiment came from the Peaceful Boughs stamp set. I stamped it on Vellum Cardstock with Versamark ink and embossed with Stampin’ Emboss Powder.

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!


Blog hop lineup

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. Ann Murray at Murray Stamps Ink
  3. Janneke Dijkstra-de Jong at Happy Stampin
  4. Candy Ford at Stamp Candy
  5. Linda Krueger at The Stamp Coach
  6. Shawn de Oliveira at Shawn Stamps
  7. Pam Morris at Tap Tap Stamp
  8. Julie DiMatteo at The Paper Pixie
  9. Joanne Brown at Stamping with JoJo
  10. Lynn Kolcun at Avery’s Owlery
  11. Jennifer Spiller at Westside Paper Creations
  12. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  13. Sheryl Sharp at Sharp Notes by Sheryl
  14. Sue Jackson at Just Peachy Stamping

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12 Comments

  • Reply Pam Morris

    I am in love with this clean and simple card. Plaid is so classic! I can’t wait to play with plaid this Christmas!

    July 15, 2020 at 5:46 pm
  • Reply sheryl262

    Love that you featured these dies! Perfection.

    July 15, 2020 at 4:57 pm
  • Reply Janneke

    What a great clean & simple card Shawn 😉

    July 15, 2020 at 2:16 pm
  • Reply Candy Ford

    So simple, and manly. And perfect, as always!

    July 15, 2020 at 1:26 pm
  • Reply Sonny Peterson

    Great card ! I really like your colors and I plan to get this set soon . It is a bit intimidating to me ,but you make it seem simple to just put that glue on those pieces and stick `em down !!

    July 15, 2020 at 12:19 pm
  • Reply lynnkolcun

    what a great and stunning simple card. So cute and pleasing to the eye.

    July 15, 2020 at 9:45 am
  • Reply Hilda Burton

    What a great Christmas card, Shawn. I love the color combo you used. Have a great day!

    July 15, 2020 at 9:11 am
  • Reply Ann Murray

    I have a sweater that matches your card. LOVE the layout and the dies.

    July 15, 2020 at 8:10 am
  • Reply Brian

    Pretty amazing, as always! You do clean-and-simple so well – I love that you let these dies shine! ♥ Thanks for hopping with us today, Shawn!

    July 15, 2020 at 8:09 am
  • Reply Linda Krueger

    I smiled when I opened this post earlier today. I love the colors you chose that give a retro/country look to the card, and the vellum band is very pretty. This is an example of earthy and fancy all in one!

    July 15, 2020 at 8:03 am
  • Reply Jackie Beers

    This plaid package look is so cute! I love the color choice and the vellum band.

    July 15, 2020 at 6:26 am
    • Reply Jennifer E Spiller

      Shawn this is so pretty! It reminds me of my dad and his favorite plaid back when.

      July 15, 2020 at 4:22 pm

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