Everything ABC’s Blog Hop Letter I

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Welcome to the Everything ABC’s Blog Hop!

For this hop we will be featuring the letter I. This may be the name of a paper, a stamp set or an embellishment. Whatever the crafter has chosen as their I element will be featured in their post. If you have just hopped onto my blog, please start at the beginning at Linda’s blog ~ Scrappy Therapy

If you came from “Joy McHargue- Studiowow” right track!

Ivy Lane Card Collection

Collection of 12 cards all made with Ivy Lane Card Making kit and extra papers and stamp sets

Collection of 12 cards all made with Ivy Lane Card Making kit and extra papers and stamp sets

With mother’s day coming up for the mother who has everything consider making her a box of cards. These cards are all making use of the Ivy Lane Card Making kit, additional Ivy Lane papers and various other stamps sets and tools. The card box is also decorated with Ivy Lane papers, the Ivy Lane Assortment, Ivy Lane Complements and the stamp of the month we had earlier in the year called Happy Place. This project is one which should have you diving through your stamp sets!

Ivy Lane Card Making Kit – The ONLY way you can get that awesome gold Shimmer trim at present.


Aside from three of the cards being exactly as they are in the kit I made additional cards, first varying the card making kit deigns, then diving into my stamp stash and using my scraps and leftovers. All card are on Colonial white cards and since having these in my possession I have fallen in love with the quality of these cards, and the price.


This is another that follows the designs in the card making kit but makes use of a different sentiment. Once again you can see the soft flourishes stamped in the background.


In this card I have followed the same design that is in the card kit but used an alternative sentiment.

The following two cards focused on using up some zip strip and chipboard pieces.


The Chipboard piece came with Art Philosophy Cricut Collection. Sentiment is from Joyful Birthday. I glued the Ivy Lane Green to the chipboard first.


The banner is one of the colour ready pieces that comes with the Art Philosophy Cartridge. Sentiment is from Joyful birthday. I used the zip strip from the papers to trim this card.

Emboss any scrap and trim it to fit!


For this card I used the Damask Embossing folder and then sanded. The Sentiment is in the Flourishes stamp set.

Make specific design choices with stamp sets from your stash.


Background stamp the Flourishes from the inspiration flourishes stamp set, and stamp the hearts from the dreamer stamp set once on the card and once on scrap card to cut and mount on top. Sentiment is secondary stamped in chocolate and then stamped in hollyhock. The end result is a very pretty card.


The Cup Cake is Cut with the Cricut Art Philosophy cartridge and layered up. The sentiment is from Joyful Birthday B1419


Joyful Birthday B1419 Flourishes from Inspiration Flourishes C1581 in Bamboo and Hollyhock. Damask Embossing folder has also been used.


I used the cuts suggested in the Ivy Lane Card making kit and gold shimmer trim. The title and chipboard piece came with the Artiste Cricut cartridge, background stamped with Inspiration Flourishes in Bamboo Ink. The edge distressing is in Hollyhock and the sentiment is stamped in Cocoa ink

I hope you have enjoyed this little trip down Ivy Lane! Now Hop on over and see what Pam Trostle has in store for you


Product list – All products available online at my Close to My Heart Online store– Don’t forget it is National Scrapbook month so you can get the Free to be me paper pack with every $75 order!

Ivy Lane Card Making Kit G1079

Ivy Lane Paper pack X7178B

Ivy Lane Complements X7178C

Ivy Lane Assortment Z3001

Colonial white cards and envelopes value pack X1410

My Creations Card Box z1647

Cricut Collection Art Philosophy Z1686

Cricut Collection Artiste z1790

Damask Embossing Folder Z1927

Exclusive Inks – Bamboo, Chocolate, Hollyhock and Cocoa

Additional Stamp sets

Joyful Birthday B1419

Dreamer B1439


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