Sale-A-Bration 2016 International Blog Hop

Thank you for joining us today for a Sale-a-Bration International Stampin’ Up! Blog hop. You may be just starting here or have come from Connie Collins. Either way you can make your way around by using the list below so that you don’t miss a blog. This is the first time I’ve taken part in the International Blog Hop, and I’m honoured to have been asked to take part and join in with an amazing group of Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators.

For this hop we are highlighting some of the new 2016 Sale-a-Bration items which were released today, I’d love you to be inspired by our creations today. At the moment you are currently in the England and you are about to go around the world to different locations. Wow!! Towards the bottom of this post is the list of demonstrator names you need to be able to hop around our blogs, simply click on each name to hop to the next blog. Please feel free to love comments as we all love to hear from you.

Here is the project that I want to share –
Birthday bike card featuring Pedal Pusher stamp set for Sale-A-Bration 2016 International Blog Hop #stampinup #stampwithsarah #internationalSABblogHopFeb
I love, love, LOVE the colour Cucumber Crush! Can you tell? I love it so much it’s the only colour that I’ve used for this card, which I think works well because I’ve created various tones of the Cucumber colour by water colouring.  The white card I’ve used is the Shimmery White, which is gorgeous, you must have some in your crafting stash. It’s got a slight shimmer which I’ve captured in the photograph below, and the colour is half way in between white and vanilla.
Feat #internationalSABblogHopFeb
The tandem bike is from a new Sale-A-Bration stamp set called ‘Pedal Pusher’. There is so much you can do with this set, you can add a flag on the back bumper, a wicker basket on the front and then you can add hearts, flowers or a baguette and bottle of wine into it. For my card I’ve kept it simple and just used the bike stamped in Versamark ink, then heat embossed in White Embossing Powder. With a Aqua Painter, I’ve washed over the bike, leaving the bike white.
Happy Birthday bike card featuring Pedal Pusher stamp set for Sale-A-Bration 2016 International Blog Hop #stampinup #stampwithsarah #internationalSABblogHopFeb
The added detail at the bottom is done by using the Washi Tape punch, punching in Cucumber Crush card and also the white glitter tape which is also one of the new freebies available when you spend £45 during Sale-A-Bration. The stars and ‘Happy Birthday’ are from the Balloon Celebration stamp set.
Thank you so much for joining me today – please make sure that you don’t miss one of these amazing blogs as you hop around. Next up is the amazing Tami White!


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  1. Absolutely Gorgeous!!! I LOVE your card and how you’ve washed the color over the white bicycle. So wonderful!
    I think I just fell in love with Cucumber Crush! (Maybe a slight “crush”?) LOL

  2. I think your card is adorable Sarah! I love the color of Cucumber Crush, and the watercolor with the Pedal Pusher is so whimsical.

  3. Such a beautiful, monochromatic, simple and clean card design Sarah! I love the water colour background and the the colours. TFS. X Bibi

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