Welcome Easter Pizza Box for IRBH

InKing Royalty Blog Hop March 2020

It’s time for the InKing Royalty Blog Hop (IRBH) for March! This month’s theme is Easter. For my project, I used the Welcome Easter stamp set, Sending Flowers Dies, and Pleased as Punch Designer Series Paper to decorate a mini Pizza Box. It’s the perfect size for some sweet treats, and oh so easy!

Be sure to hop around to all the blogs. I know I can’t wait to see all the great projects made by this talented group!

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Here’s what I made:

Stampin' Up! Welcome Easter stamp set, Sending Flowers Dies, Mini Pizza Box for IRBH March 2020, made by Candy Ford #stampcandy

Stampin' Up! Welcome Easter stamp set, Sending Flowers Dies, Mini Pizza Box for IRBH March 2020, made by Candy Ford #stampcandy

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Here’s what I did:

Cut and scored with my paper trimmer:

  • Pleased As Punch Designer Series Paper (DSP) cut to 3-3/8″ x 3-3/8″
  • DSP cut to 3-3/8″ x 7/8″ (4 pieces)

Stamped with the Welcome Easter stamp set:

  • rabbit in Smoky Slate ink (stamped off once) onto a scrap of Whisper White Thick CS
  • sentiment in Granny Apple Green ink onto a scrap of Whisper White Thick CS
  • bee in Tuxedo Black Memento ink onto the large piece of DSP

Cut using the Sending Flowers Dies:

  • sentiment

Cut using the 1/2″ Circle Punch:

  • notch in the middle of one of the small DSP strips (for the front of the box)

Cut using Paper Snips:

  • fussy cut the rabbit

Colored using markers:

  • bee wings and body using a White Stampin’ Chalk Marker
  • bee body using a Dark Daffodil Delight Stampin’ Blends Marker (on top of the dried white chalk ink)
  • rabbit eyes using a Journaling Pen
  • rabbit ears, feet, and nose in Melon Mambo ink using a Blender Pen

Put it all together:

  • burnished the folds in the box with a Bone Folder, then folded to assemble the pizza box
  • square DSP glued onto the top of the box
  • DSP strip with punched notch glued onto the front of the box
  • 3 remaining DSP strips glued onto the other 3 sides of the box
  • sentiment and rabbit adhered onto the DSP layer on the top of the box using Stampin’ Dimensionals

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Here’s the InKing Royalty Easter hop:

Thank you for hopping with us today! After reading my post, I hope you’ll hop over to the next stop, Joanne Brown at Stamping with JoJo. If you get lost during the hop, use this lineup as a guide:

  1. Brian King at Stamp with Brian
  2. Candy Ford at Stamp Candy <— YOU ARE HERE!!!
  3. Joanne Brown at Stamping with JoJo
  4. Susan Fields at Very Simply Susan
  5. Sue Jackson at Just Peachy Stamping
  6. Shawn de Oliveira at Shawn Stamps
  7. Lynn Kolcun at Avery’s Owlery
  8. Jennifer Spiller at Westside Paper Creations
  9. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  10. Ann Murray at Murray Stamps Ink
  11. Pam Morris at Tap Tap Stamp
  12. Julie DiMatteo at The Paper Pixie

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Here are today’s colors:

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Here’s what I used:

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Thanks for stopping by today, and Sweet Stamping!

Country Club Father’s Day Note Card & Envelope

Today’s Whisper White Note Card and Envelope were adorned for Father’s Day using the new Country Club Suite. It’s easy to line the envelope. Just trace around the open envelope for the shape, then cut it out using Paper Snips. Stick it in the envelope, far enough so the envelope adhesive still shows, and glue it in place. 

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Here’s what I made:

Stampin' Up! Country Club Suite Fathers Day card by Candy Ford of Stamp CandyS

Here’s what I did:

Cut and scored with my paper trimmer:

  • Country Club Designer Series Paper (DSP) layer cut to 4-7/8″ x 3-3/8″
  • Country Club Designer Series Paper (DSP) cut to 5″ x 5″ for the envelope liner

Stamped with the Clubhouse stamp set:

  • sentiment in Night of Navy ink onto a scrap of Garden Green card stock (CS)

Cut using the Golf Club Dies:

  • sentiment
  • 2 golf clubs and 1 laurel from a scrap of Garden Green CS

Assembled the card:

  • burnished the fold in the note card base with a Bone Folder
  • DSP layer glued onto the front of the note card base
  • 2 golf clubs glued onto the DSP layer, crossed
  • sentiment adhered over the golf clubs using Black Stampin’ Dimensionals
  • laurel glued around the sentiment

Lined the envelope:

  • traced around the envelope flap onto the back of the DSP using a pencil
  • trimmed around the traced line using Paper Snips
  • glued the DSP onto the inside of the envelope flap, making sure not to cover the envelope’s adhesive

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Here are today’s colors:

You can click on each one to see all the products that come in that color!

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Here’s what I used:

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Click “Supply List” for a clickable and printable list!

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Here are some helpful links:

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Thanks for stopping by today, and Sweet Stamping!

January 2020 InKing Royalty Blog Hop

InKing Royalty Blog Hop January 2020 Valentine's Day

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Welcome to the January 2020 InKing Royalty Blog Hop! During this year’s blog hops, we are enjoying a year of celebrations. This month’s projects celebrate Valentine’s Day, so prepare yourself for lots of hearts and beautiful showcases of love. I used the From My Heart Suite in the new Mini Catalog to make this love card for a special friend. 

Be sure to hop around to all the stops. You don’t want to miss any of the great projects made by this talented group!

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Here’s what I made:

Heartfelt Bundle from Stampin' Up! Card made by Candy Ford of #stampcandy

Heartfelt Bundle from Stampin' Up! Card made by Candy Ford of #stampcandy

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Here’s what I did:

Cut and scored with my paper trimmer:

  • Flirty Flamingo card stock (CS) cut to 4-1/4″ x 11″, then scored in half at 5-1/2″
  • From My Heart Specialty Designer Series Paper (DSP) layer cut to 3″ x 5-1/2″
  • Whisper White CS cut to 4″ x 5-1/4″ for the inside of the card base

Stamped with the Heartfelt stamp set:

  • sentiment in Real Red ink onto a pink foil heart on the DSP
  • lacy heart in Flirty Flamingo ink onto a red foil heart on the DSP
  • 2 small hearts in Real Red ink onto the Whisper White CS

Cut using the Heart Punch Pack:

  • the 2 stamped hearts from the DSP

Assembled the card:

  • burnished the fold in the card base with a Bone Folder
  • DSP layer glued onto the front of the card base , 1/4″ from the left
  • 2 punched hearts glued together, then glued onto the back of a Heart Doily
  • heart bunch adhered onto the DSP layer using Stampin’ Dimensionals
  • 3 faceted gems glued onto the front of the card base
  • Whisper White CS glued onto the inside of the card base

 

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Here’s the January 2020 InKing Royalty Blog Hop:

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. Jennifer Spiller at Westside Paper Creations
  4. Candy Ford at Stamp Candy <—– YOU ARE HERE! 
  5. Pam Morris at Tap Tap Stamp
  6. Julie DiMatteo at The Paper Pixie
  7. Sheryl Abernathy at Elegant Sentiments
  8. Lynn Kolcun at Avery’s Owlery
  9. Shawn de Oliveira at Shawn Stamps
  10. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  11. Sue Jackson at Just Peachy Stamping
  12. Linda Krueger at The Stamp Coach
  13. Sheryl Sharp at Sharp Notes by Sheryl

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Here are today’s colors:

You can click on each one to see all the products that come in that color!

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Here’s what I used:

Click on these images for more details and to purchase.

Click “Supply List” for a clickable and printable list!

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Here are some helpful links:

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Thanks for stopping by today, and Sweet Stamping!

Wrapped in Plaid Faceted Box for Inking Royalty Christmas 2020 Blog Hop

Welcome to the Inking Royalty Christmas 2020 Blog Hop! Today I’m sharing a faceted treat box. I love this little box, and I realized I hadn’t made one in a long time. I used the Perfectly Plaid stamp set and Wrapped in Plaid Specialty Designer Series Paper. The pearls were colored with Stampin’ Blends Markers in Dark Cherry Cobbler, Dark Night of Navy, and Dark Shaded Spruce.

 

Here’s what I made:

faceted treat box made using Perfectly Plaid stamp set, Wrapped in Plaid specialty designer series paper, Banner Triple Punch, Stampin' Blends Markers by Stampin' Up! Box made by Candy Ford of #stampcandy

faceted treat box made using Perfectly Plaid stamp set, Wrapped in Plaid specialty designer series paper, Banner Triple Punch, Stampin' Blends Markers by Stampin' Up! Box made by Candy Ford of #stampcandyS  

Here’s what I did:

Cut and scored with my paper trimmer and Simply Scored Tool:

  • Cherry Cobbler card stock (CS) cut to 7-7/8″ x 11-1/4″
  • scored the Cherry Cobbler CS along the short side at 2-1/2″, 4-5/8″, and 7-1/8″
  • rotated the Cherry Cobbler CS 90 degrees so the skinny section is at the top, then scored only down to the second score line (cross one score line and stop at the second) at 2-1/2″, 5″, 7-1/2″, and 10″
  • rotated the Cherry Cobbler CS 180 degrees, then scored only down to the first score line at 2-1/2″, 5″, 7-1/2″, and 10″
  • used a ruler and stylus to score the diagonal lines as shown in the diagram
  • Wrapped in Plaid Specialty Designer Series Paper (DSP) cut to 2-1/4″ x 2-1/4″
  • Wrapped in Plaid Specialty Designer Series Paper (DSP) cut into 1-3/4″ strips, then cut into triangles 2″ wide (see diagram below)
  • Whisper White Thick CS cut to 1-1/8″ x 3″

faceted box template, Candy Ford of #stampcandyClick on the template for a larger version.

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Stamped with the Perfectly Plaid stamp set:

  • sentiment in Night of Navy ink onto the 1-1/8″ strip of Whisper White CS stamp set

Cut using the Banner Triple Punch:

  • left end of the sentiment strip

Cut using the 1/2″ Circle Punch:

  • finger notch in the front panel of the box

Colored using Stampin’ Write Markers:

  • 1 Pearl Basic Jewel in Dark Cherry Cobbler
  • 1 Pearl Basic Jewel in Dark Night of Navy
  • 1 Pearl Basic Jewel in Dark Shaded Spruce 

Assembled the box:

  • made all cuts in the Cherry Cobbler base using Paper Snips (refer to diagram)
  • burnished all the folds in the Cherry Cobbler CS base with a Bone Folder (This is much more easily done after making the cuts.)
  • 8 DSP triangles glued onto the 8 triangular sides of the box (This is easier while it’s still flat, before assembling the box.)
  • DSP square glued onto the lid of the box
  • sentiment strip glued onto the lid of the box
  • pearls applied onto the sentiment strip
  • small triangular section at one end glued onto the inside of the large triangle at the opposite end (A & B on diagram)
  • folded all 4 bottom flaps in, one by one, gluing them together
  • put goodies in the box and closed up the top

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Here’s the Inking Royalty Christmas 2020 Blog Hop:

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. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  3. Sheryl Sharp at Sharp Notes by Sheryl
  4. Shawn de Oliveira at Shawn Stamps
  5. Lynn Kolcun at Avery’s Owlery
  6. Sue Jackson at Just Peachy Stamping
  7. Linda Krueger at The Stamp Coach
  8. Candy Ford at Stamp Candy <———– YOU ARE HERE!
  9. Julie DiMatteo at The Paper Pixie
  10. Robbye Hamilton at Miss Hammie’s Crafts

 

Here are today’s colors:

You can click on each one to see all the products that come in that color!

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Here’s what I used:

Click on these images for more details and to purchase.

<– Click here for a clickable and printable list!

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Here are some helpful links:

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Thanks for stopping by today, and Sweet Stamping!

A Big Thank You for Christmas

For today’s project I used the A Big Thank You stamp set along with the Ornate Frames Dies and Most Wonderful Time Specialty Designer Series Paper to create a Christmas thank you card. I crossed the ribbon and added a bow and tag so it looks like a gift. 

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Here’s what I made:

Stampin' Up! Most Wonderful Time A Big Thank You Christmas thanks card by Candy Ford #stampcandy

Stampin' Up! Most Wonderful Time A Big Thank You Christmas thanks card by Candy Ford #stampcandy

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Here’s what I did:

Cut and scored with my paper trimmer:

  • Real Red card stock (CS) cut to 4-1/4″ x 11″, then scored in half at 5-1/2″
  • Old Olive CS layer cut to 3-5/8″ x 4-7/8″
  • Basic Black CS layer cut to 3-3/8″ x 4-5/8″
  • Gold Foil Sheet layer cut to 3-1/4″ x 4-1/2″
  • Most Wonderful Time Designer Series Paper (DSP) layer cut to 3″ x 4-1/4″
  • Whisper White CS cut to 4″ x 5-1/4″ for the inside of the card base

Stamped with the A Big Thank You stamp set:

  • sentiment in Old Olive ink onto a scrap of Whisper White Thick CS

Cut using the Ornate Frames Dies:

  • sentiment

Assembled the card:

  • burnished the fold in the card base with a Bone Folder
  • Old Olive CS layer glued onto the front of the card base
  • Basic Black CS layer glued onto the Old Olive CS layer
  • Gold Foil Sheet layer glued onto the Basic Black CS layer
  • 2 pieces Real Red Ribbon adhered onto the DSP layer using Tear & Tape, and the ends wrapped around to the back
  • DSP layer adhered onto the Gold Foil Sheet layer using Tear & Tape
  • Real Red Ribbon tied in a bow and adhered onto the intersection of the first two pieces of ribbon using Mini Glue Dots
  • hole poked in the top of the sentiment tag using a Take Your Pick Tool or Paper Piercing Tool (or a 1/16″ Circle Punch)
  • Whisper White Solid Baker’s Twine split into individual strands
  • one strand of twine run through the hole in the tag, and the tag tied onto the ribbon
  • Whisper White CS glued onto the inside of the card base

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Here are today’s colors:

You can click on each one to see all the products that come in that color!

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Here’s what I used:

Click on these images for more details and to purchase.

<– Click here for a clickable and printable list!

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Here are some helpful links:

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Thanks for stopping by today, and Sweet Stamping!

Bone Appétit for APPT Blog Hop 09-2019

APPT headerIt’s time for the APPT Blog Hop for September! This month’s kit is called Bone Appétit, and it makes adorable treat boxes. I used the kit to decorate one of the boxes a little differently from the directions in the Bone Appétit kit, and to make a card that mimics the dots on the box. I love the intricate die cut “webs” of bones. And the die cut skeletons are so cute! The one on my card is holding a sign with the greeting, “Happy Halloween,” which is just one of several great sentiments in the Bone Appétit stamp set. I’ll be using this stamp set a lot, since our Halloween party theme this year is Bones!

I’m sorry there have been several days in the past couple weeks when I didn’t get a blog post done. If you’ve followed me for a while, you know that during this time of year our house is consumed with Halloween party prep. There’s little room in the whole place to walk because of all the boxes and totes packed full of skeletons, skulls, bones, etc., as well as other Halloween goodies. There’s a lot to do and not a lot of time left to do it. So please forgive me if I’m not as present online as usual in the next few weeks.

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Here’s what I made:

Bone Appetit Paper Pumpkin kit alternate projects by Candy Ford #stampcandy for the APPT Blog Hop

Bone Appetit Paper Pumpkin kit alternate projects by Candy Ford #stampcandy for the APPT Blog Hop

Bone Appetit Paper Pumpkin kit alternate projects by Candy Ford #stampcandy for the APPT Blog Hop

Bone Appetit Paper Pumpkin kit alternate projects by Candy Ford #stampcandy for the APPT Blog Hop

I found these Pumpkin Spice Soft Caramels by Werther’s Originals at Party City. They are yummy!Bone Appetit Paper Pumpkin kit alternate projects by Candy Ford #stampcandy for the APPT Blog Hop

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Here’s what I did:

Cut and scored with my paper trimmer:

  • Basic Black card stock (CS) cut to 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″, then scored in half at 4-1/4″
  • Whisper White CS cut to 5-1/4″ x 4″ for the inside of the card base

Stamped with the Bone Appétit stamp set:

  • card sentiment in black ink onto an orange rimmed tag
  • box sentiment in black ink onto the corresponding white tag
  • skeleton in Pumpkin Pie ink onto the Whisper White CS for the inside of the card

Cut using the 1/2″ Circle Punch:

  • 25 circles from a scrap of Pumpkin Pie CS

Colored using a Stampin’ Blends Marker:

  • edges of the box sentiment

Assembled the card:

  • burnished the fold in the card base using a Bone Folder
  • Pumpkin Pie CS circles glued onto the front of the card base
  • web and skeleton from the kit glued onto the front of the card base
  • sentiment glued onto the front of the card base
  • Whisper White CS glued onto the inside of the card base

Assembled the box:

  • burnished the folds in the box using a Bone Folder, then folded the box into shape
  • web glued onto the front of the box
  • sentiment glued onto the top flap of the box, being careful not to glue it to the flap on the other side
  • filled the box with caramels and closed it up

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Here’s the APPT Bone Appétit Blog Hop:

Here are today’s colors:

You can click on each one to see all the products that come in that color!

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Here’s what I used:

Click on these images for more details and to purchase.

<– Click here for a clickable and printable list!

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Here are some helpful links:

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Thanks for stopping by today, and Sweet Stamping!

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