Friday, 20 November 2020

6th annual giving thanks blog hop and giveaway with STAMPlorations

Hello and welcome to the 6th annual giving thanks blog hop and giveaway with STAMPlorations. Today several of the STAMPgirls, including me, are sharing makes to show how thankful and grateful we all are. I am thankful for having a close family who even though we are not able to see at the moment we are in daily contact via the wonders of modern technology.

 I am also thankful for the joy of Mother Nature especially at this time of the year. These were my dino ducks down at the ponds this week...how they make my heart sing.


This is a fun event with lots of prizes to be grabbed too! (No dinos though...sorry!!)

Blog hop prizes:
- 3 winners of a $15 prize code randomly drawn from comments left on the STAMPlorations blog and designers' blogs

giveaway prizes:
- 2 winners of their choice of STAMPlorations products with a combined MSRP value of up to $25
- 1 winner of her choice of STAMPlorations products with a combined MSRP value of up to $50

extra prizes:
- a few surprise winners randomly drawn from their social media accounts (FB, IG, Pinterest, blogs) to win either prize codes or products

The hop and giveaway are open until December 8. Winners will be announced on December 10 in the November winners post.


 I now have affiliate links in my STAMP posts which simply means that if you click on any of the links here and buy something from the STAMP store I will receive a small commission at no cost whatsoever to you 😊I can also a offer a very special extra treat if you use my code, details at the end of this post.

I think that 2 things I have also been very grateful for recently is my crafting in my garden studio and my endless cups of tea!
Here  is the card I made
and this is how I made it.
First I added a rainbow of Brushos to watercolour card. When dry I stamped the small cups from the 

I then stamped the thank you from the thank you coffee set. I also stamped, coloured and cut out the lovely cup with flower from this set.

For a finishing touch I added the larger sentiment from the thank you coffee set. 


I then matted and layered my card.
Here is one last shot of my giving thanks make.


So before I close here is my treat I mentioned at the beginning of this post...If you order more than $15 of product from the website (after discounts and before shipping) and quote my unique code STAMPGIRLJANE at checkout not only can you get 20% off your order you can also choose a product for FREE up to the value of $7! Here is a link to the website.

Thanks so much for stopping by today.

Try to stay mindful in these difficult times. If you are struggling try to think of just one thing today that you are thankful for too. 

Stay safe.

Bye for now,

Jane x

14 comments:

  1. The sprinkle/splatter look is so cool. I really like the background stamping, too. It adds to the gorgeous focal point. LOVE the flowers.

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  2. I have never used Brushos. You made me want to try them out.

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  3. I love your background! What a cool technique!!!

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  4. Gorgeous card Jane ... yes I'm always thankful for a cuppa too!!!
    Family and Mother Nature are things to be thankful for as well especially in these strange times ... and of course online friends!!
    Happy weekend lovely,
    V x

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  5. FAB cards and cute duck! I think I ordered that set with the thank you this morning!!

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  6. Beautiful use of the colors and teacups. I love the random background design and focal point cup. Lovely.

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  7. So creative for your background and then to use the beautiful tea cup centerstage. Beautiful work!

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  8. Pretty card and pretty duck. Sorry I haven't been around lately, but it's pleasant to go through your recent posts all at one go. Keep creating!

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  9. Great pics of the duck! Love your pretty card and the image of the cup with the flowers!

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  10. Beautiful and bright background, gorgeous coloring.

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  11. Beautiful ducks and I like the colors on your pretty tea card.

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  12. I like the idea for the background. Nice duck share too!

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  13. Such a nice card! Great background!

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  14. Such a pretty card! Love the ducks!

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