Friday, June 22, 2018

Scrap'N Stamp Blog Hop ~ Happy Canada Day


We are celebrating Canada Day with our first Scrap'n Stamp Canada Day Blog hop, featuring the ever fun collection by Photo Play called "O Canada".
You can see the entire collection here.

Yes, there are prizes for those who comment, the chance to win a $50.00 gift certificate to the Scrap'n Stamp Store, and there are seven (7) Ephemera Packs to be given away. And, there is more ... you will receive 10% off any purchases of $50.00 or more by using the coupon code HOP10.  Comments will be open for prize selection until June 28th and winners will be announced the following Friday, July 6th, on the Scrap'n Stamp blog.

Now, on to the fun part! I have made four cards for today's hop, which shows how much fun you can have with this set.

First up is "eh?" I have used images from the stamp set, along with the main image of the Moose, and pieces from the Cardstock Die Cuts. I stamped the Moose using Ranger Archival ink in Coffee, and water coloured using Kuretake Gansai Tambi watercolours.  I stamped the sentiments and maple leaves using Carnation Red Archival Ink. The frame is attached using foam tape as is the Moose. The eh" is die cut from the white cardstock underneath, which allowed the red underneath to show through the negative. I reattached the eh? using foam dots.

Next up is "you betcha!" For my background I used a piece of the designer paper from the collection, along with an embossed wood panel. I stamped the Beaver using the Coffee ink and painted with the Gansai Tambi watercolours, then attached him with foam dots. To finish up this card I added the stamped sentiment, along with pieces from the Cardstock Die Cuts. 
For this next card I used pieces that were included with the Cardstock Die Cuts, along with a stamped Maple Leaf to make this Clean and Simple card. The Canada Day circle is attached on foam dots to give the card dimension. 
And for my final card today I used another of the pieces that was included in the Cardstock Die Cuts, which is matted in the red and attached using foam tape. I stamped and die cut a bunch of the maple leaves and attached grouped together, with a few attached on foam dots. I liked the simplicity of this and felt the date on the map was enough.  
I hope you have enjoyed these cards and would like to thank you for joining us today. Next up on the hop is Laurie Case. Following is a list of those participating in today's hop.

18 comments :

  1. Great cards! I always love your cards! Happy Canada day!

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  2. Beautiful clean and simple cards, I love how each one is different. Great Job

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  3. Love the proud Canadian banner.

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  4. Leigh Ann Arnold22 June 2018 at 23:55

    Absolutely loves these, what a talent you have Kia.

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  5. I love this collection! Your cards are really fun. Happy Canada Day!

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  6. Awesome job using this amazing kit...love the variety of your designs!

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  7. Happy Oh, Canada Day, Kia:-) It looked like you had so much creative fun with all 4 of your cards. TFS my friend. Hugs...

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  8. Amazing projects. I especially love the clean and simple one with the red enamel looking dots! :)

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  9. Such fun CAS cards Kia. Love how each one is different and how adorable they are. Great work hun. xx

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  10. Great looking cards
    and the beaver and
    Moose are adorable!
    Carla from Utah

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  11. Such fun cards! I love the moose and the beaver!

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  12. Love all your cards, they are all so different. The critters are so much fun.

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  13. I like your card layouts!

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  14. I love them all! The 'proud Canadian' banner is awesome, and I don't know whether I like the 'eh?' or 'you betcha' the best! That map of Canada with the scattered maple leaves is awesome.

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  15. Great cards, I especially love the one with all of Canada with the provinces in different colours!

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  16. Great Cards. Love the third one. So clean and crisp, yet screams Canada as much as the rest :)

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  17. I love this release! So nice to see Canadian theme stamps and papers!

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  18. Wow! I love them all! This collection would be so fun to use on many projects as well as cards. I am going to do the front of my work journal, I just love the whole collection!

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