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A Year of Celebrations Blog Hop: Happy New Year

InKing Royalty Blog Hop

Welcome to InKing Royalty’s 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.

Today’s card is Coastal Cabana concoction of color and texture featuring the Many Medallions dies and the Playful Alphabet dies.

I used a colorful piece of Playing with Patterns 6×6 Designer Series Paper in the background and layered it with the large medallion die cut from Whisper White cardstock. 2021 cut from Basic Black cardstock and layered over Coastal Cabana helps the year stand out.

Touches of Playing with Patterns Resin Dots scatter a little fun over the card.

Of course today is not just Blog Hop day. It’s also our fearless leader’s birthday! So I’d like to extend a shout-out to a friend of 5+ years who’s always ready to share a laugh.

Happy Birthday, Brian

The color palette for today’s card includes some Christmas favorites like Poppy Parade and Shaded Spruce with fresh accents of Coastal Cabana and Soft Sea Foam. I just love the combination.

Blog Hop Lineup

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

  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

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  • Reply Sue Jackson

    What a beautiful use of the Playful Alphabet dies! So pretty and such a classic color combo.

    December 16, 2020 at 10:43 pm
  • Reply Sheryl Sharp

    Love how the Coastal Cabana pops against the black!

    December 16, 2020 at 6:48 pm
  • Reply Rachel Brumley

    Great card! Love the unusual background and the subtle colors.

    December 16, 2020 at 5:42 pm
  • Reply Lynn A Kolcun

    shawn, another great card from you. I love your style.

    December 16, 2020 at 2:08 pm
  • Reply Renae Novak

    Shawn-Great card. I love the way you used the Many Medallions die!

    December 16, 2020 at 10:51 am
  • Reply Ann Murray

    Love the medallion die-cut over the patterned paper. A good reminder for me to use full die-cuts to layer. Love it.

    December 16, 2020 at 10:26 am
  • Reply Candy Ford

    Shawn, wow, this is fun and elegant at the same time. Wonderful card!

    December 16, 2020 at 9:52 am
  • Reply Pam Morris

    Great card Shawn! I always love your fresh, crisp designs. Let’s hope that 2021 is a big reason to celebrate!!,

    December 16, 2020 at 9:01 am
  • Reply Brian King

    Such a great card, Shawn! Love the colors and the way you’ve showcased the year. Thanks, too, for the birthday wishes. Happy to know you.

    December 16, 2020 at 8:43 am
  • Reply linda krueger

    Such lovely colors for New Year’s. This is a memorable card, hopefully 2021 will be a memorable year. I love your pops of yellow on the card.

    December 16, 2020 at 8:07 am
  • Reply Jackie Beers

    Great colors! And a super card! The background is great.

    December 16, 2020 at 7:13 am
  • Reply Michelle Quinno

    Such a gorgeous combination, Shawn!

    December 16, 2020 at 6:53 am
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