Thursday, August 3, 2017

August 2017 First Fridays Blog Hop - Designer Series Paper Projects

It's the First Friday of the month and that means it's time for another 
First Fridays Blog Hop with the Glitter Queens πŸ’–

This month we are each featuring one of the Fabulous Stampin' UP! Designer Series Paper collections and creating not one, but two projects. 😍

I have chosen to work with one of my current favorites, the Foil Frenzy Specialty Designer Series Paper.  πŸ’– I absolutely LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this foil paper and I must say that photos do not do this paper justice.... It is just so Beautiful in person!!!

For my first project I created this fun Starburst Card
Although this paper series comes in four beautiful colors, I decided to stick with using only the sky blue for this card. While I only used the one color, the collection includes three different design of each color and I made sure to include each pattern for visual interest. I matted everything on whisper white card stock to allow the pieces to stand out and be the all star that they are. Keeping with my simple theme, I added a little gold linen thread under a layered circle with an embossed sentiment from the crafting forever stamp set to finish off the card.

For my second project I had a little fun creating a pocket letter. 
Once again I used each of the three patterns but used only one color. My goal was to have the Berry Burst colored Paper from this series as the main Focal point. I used touches of whisper white as my accent color and then sprinkled in a little lemon lime twist here and there for some added interest.

What are do you think? Pretty Fun Snail Mail, right?

Are you familiar with the trend if sending pocket letters?  
It's basically a creatively fun way to exchange snail mail with a pen pal. But I adore creating these mini artistic pieces that come together to create a big statement.  Then when all is said and done, you fill the back side with some goodies and send it off in the mail to a friend.  I mean who doesn't just love getting some happy mail?

Thanks so much for stopping by! 
I hope you enjoyed todays projects and please continue hopping along to see all the fabulous goodies the rest of the team has come up with.  And if you like what you see, be sure to give everyone some love by posting a comment πŸ˜‰

Here is a list of who is Hopping along with us today: 

Michelle Veller ** You are Here

Creative Blessings,

Product List For Starburst Card
Stampin' Trimmer
Foil Frenzy Specialty Designer Series Paper
Whisper White 8-1/2" X 11" Card Stock
Whisper White 8-1/2" X 11" Thick Cardstock
Embossing Buddy
Versamark Pad
White Stampin' Emboss Powder
Heat Tool
Twine Baker's Whisper White
Gold Metallic Thread
Silver Mini Sequin Trim
Glue Dots
SNAIL Permanent Adhesive


  1. I am obsessed with this paper! Love your projects...Yes fun snail mail for sure!

  2. I did not know about pocket letters. I love the idea and your unique approach. Foil Frenzy is sooooo awesome! Thank you for sharing.

    1. Glad to be able to share something new to you Debi πŸ˜‰ Pocket letters are so fun to make!!! Thank you so much for stopping by and taking the time to comment!

  3. The starburst card really highlights the various papers while the pink with the little accents of lime are perfect!

  4. Thank you for stopping by and commenting Joy! 😍

  5. Such cute projects!I love the Foil Frenzy Designer Series Paper too and the clever way you used it to create your Starburst card. Stunning!


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