You may have arrived here from Ann’s Blog. Welcome!
First I’m shouting out an “Aloha” to my little sister Julia who will be along with me for our Hawaiian adventure in a few short weeks – all organised and paid for by Stampin’ Up! – do I need to tell you how much I love my job as a Demonstrator? This will be my 9th Incentive Trip with this wonderful company…….and each one has been AMAZING.
My Hawaii Blog Hop project is a collaboration of many different sources and inspiration 🙂
The punch art Hula-owls were inspired by some samples I saw on Pinterest……. I adapted and changed the design to incorporate a “grass skirt” made from the frayed Burlap Ribbon and I also added a toothpick tip for the owl’s “beaks”. If I owned the “Happy Hour” stamp set I would have put a cocktail in each of our hands (wings?)………I think there may possibly be a few cocktails enjoyed by the infinity pool at the Sheraton in Waikiki during our stay ;).
Some of my own Stampin’ Up! Team members helped me with the background – thankyou Denita for the suggestion of using a skerrick of the Adventure Bound Designer Series Paper for the ocean – I think it works!
I have Clare Langsford at our Stampin’ Up! Head Office here in Australia to thank for the design of my Coconut tree trunk…….what a clever use of the Modern Label Punch!
I’ve used some SUPER-complicated techniques (i.e. crumpling and tearing!) to add texture to the sand and the clouds and the scene is complete 🙂
Can you feel the sand between your toes yet Jules?
Your next stop is Sandi MacIver’s blog……..thanks so much for stopping by……….please visit again soon!
Below is the list of ingredients I’ve used to create my card (99.9% of which come from Stampin’ Up!).
To order, please visit my Online store 24/7, or shop with your local demonstrator :
|Gorgeous Grunge Wood Stamp Set||130514|
|Yippee-Skippee Clear Stamp Set||131344|
|Price: $25.95 $19.46|
So Saffron, Early Espresso, Garden Green Classic Inkpads – $9.95 each.
Lost Lagoon, Melon Mambo, Soft Sky, Garden Green, Soft Suede, Early Espresso, Tangerine Tango cardstock – $11.95 for 24 sheets, Whisper White cardstock $14.95 40 for sheets.
|Builder Owl Punch||118074|
|Cupcake Builder Punch||121807|
|Modern Label Punch||119849|
|Scallop Oval Punch||119856|
|Let’s Get Away Project Life Accessory Pack||137908|
|Adventure Bound Designer Series Paper Stack||137780|
|1-1/4″ Burlap Ribbon||132140|
29 thoughts on “Stampin' Up! Grand Vacation Hawaii Blog Hop”
Your owls made me laugh out loud! I love your card! So creative!
I love your hula owls Vanessa! Your whole card is just too gorgeous. Aloha x
Ok need to add the palm tree idea to my project life cards after the trip. perfec!
Cute card Vanessa! Great use of punches and all the accompaniments – love the sneaky use of the DSP in the background – totally bought it!! Thanks for being part of the blog hop and see you soon.
this is so cute! Love the water
Vanessa this is just too stinkin cute!…
Oh my goodness is that not the CUTEST thing ever?!!!! Love the palm tree but those owls are just over the top adorable!
That Clare Langsford is a keeper isn’t she 😉 Very cute card!
Totally cute!! The droopy eyes suggest they have had a few cocktails 😉
Oh aren’t they just so adorable!!! Very cute, Vanessa. See you soon!
Ha Ha – your sense of humour is really showing through in this card. What gorgeous tropical creatures and tree. Such a fun card and so creative. See you at Convention. Ann
Super super cute card and love all the ideas you’ve put together! See you next week!!
you can never go wrong making bikini-clad Owls!!! Love!!!! Super cute project!!
Owls in coconut bras! Vanessa, this is wonderful – such a fun, festive card.
This card is over the top in cuteness! Those little hula owls are brillant! Looking forward to meeting you soon in Hawaii.
Very cute hula owls Ness – is that suppose to be represent you and your sister, because I hope I see you in coconut bras and hula skirts! And that Denita is so clever to think of using the DSP as water. Love that girl.
See you soon at convention. Louise xo
I love your owls in grass skirts, super cute!! See you soon!
So cute!! Can’t wait to share Number 9 with you!
Love love love your owls so stinkin cute ! Those hula skirts and coconut bras are making my smile 🙂 Love love love it !
LOVE your owls. This is such a stunning card.
Thanks for sharing
See you in Hawaii
I laughed out loud at those cute owls!!!!!! love them!
those owls are adorable!!!
So cute!! I love the water background…what a great way to use that paper!
I have some friends who just made rievreatsons for their honeymoon. I would like to create a bon voyage themed photo album for them. Any sugguestions???? Better yet ..how much would you charge to do this? LOL!