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We Are Family Blog Hop

InKing Royalty Blog Hop: We Are Family
Welcome to InKing Royalty’s November Blog Hop. This year’s Blog Hop themes are inspired by popular songs and this month’s song is “We are Family.” As you might guess, our Blog Hop is filled with projects that are inspired by family. We have a wide variety of projects today and we’re excited to share our creations with you. After you read my post, I hope you’ll hop over to the next person on the list at the base of this post.

Just Because Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!
Today I’m sharing a #simplestamping card you can in minutes and it’s the perfect card for anyone and everyone in your family. With simple stamping, you don’t need many supplies and fancy techniques to brighten someones day. Just the right stamp set and some ink can go a long way.

Just Because Host Stamp Set

I started with a 4-Bar (3.5″ x 5″ folded) card base of Whisper White Thick Cardstock. Next I stamped a background with Soft Sea Foam ink using the Bokeh Dots stamps set. That was topped with a black line-art stamp from the (coming soon) Just Because stamp set that you’ll be able to earn with Stampin’ Rewards in January 2019. I love the large images in this set. They are perfect for coloring and I thought the sentiment on this particular stamp fits today’s blog hop perfectly.

A touch of Stampin’ Blends markers and a quick knot of linen thread completes this #simplestamping card. Can you imagine thanking the people in your life that made you who you are? Leave the fancy techniques behind and make dozens of these these adorable little notes that will surely bring a smile to your loved ones’ faces.

Thank you for stopping by today. I hope you’ll hop along to the next stop on the blog hop, Brian King at Stamp with Brian. There’s lots of inspiration to be found in this group – and you don’t want to miss it!

—Shawn


Blog Hop Lineup

Thank you for hopping along with us. If you get stuck during the Blog Hop, please use the list below as a guide:

  1. Brian King at Stamp with Brian
  2. Candy Ford at Stamp Candy
  3. Robbye Hamilton at Miss Hammie’s Crafts
  4. Lynn Kolcun at Avery’s Owlery
  5. Allison Okamitsu at Nice People Stamp
  6. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  7. Jennifer Spiller at Westside Paper Creations
  8. Nina King at InkPaperSequins
  9. Sue Jackson at Just Peachy Stamping
  10. Julie DiMatteo at The Paper Pixie
  11. Shawn de Oliveira at Shawn Stamps

Featured supplies



Bokeh Dots
Clear-mount Stamp Set
148113


Whisper White
8-1/2″ x 11″ Thick Cardstock
140272


Linen Thread
104199


Soft Sea Foam
Classic Stampin’ Pad
147102


Rich Razzleberry
Stampin’ Blends
144602


Old Olive
Stampin’ Blend
144573
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22 Comments

  • Reply Allison Okamitsu

    My gosh this colouring is stunning! Simply beautiful!

    December 1, 2018 at 9:40 pm
  • Reply sheryl262

    The bokeh dots background is so lovely. Beautiful card!

    December 1, 2018 at 9:20 pm
  • Reply Candy Ford

    Well, it’s perfect, as always. How do you do it, Shawn? It’s lovely.

    November 28, 2018 at 9:03 pm
    • Reply Shawn de Oliveira

      Thanks, Candy! I wish I knew the formula because I’d do it every time.

      December 2, 2018 at 10:06 pm
  • Reply Linda

    Yay! A Shawn post!! This is such an elegantly simple design, and the colors are perfection. Thanks for brightening my day with your talented creation.

    November 28, 2018 at 8:38 pm
  • Reply InKing Royalty Blog Hop - We Are Family - Stamping with Avery's Owlery

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    November 28, 2018 at 8:23 pm
  • Reply Ann Murray

    Absolutely love the layout, lines, colors and linen thread on this card. I love the bokeh stamped background/

    November 28, 2018 at 7:04 pm
  • Reply Jackie Beers

    This is the absolute best card! Simple and beautiful.

    November 28, 2018 at 10:57 am
  • Reply Jennifer Spiller

    Absolutely stunning!! I love love love everything!!! You used that bokah dot background just so perfectly!!! And you made me have to have a stamp set I never really even considered. Not sure why, cause you have shown how beautiful it is!!

    November 28, 2018 at 8:50 am
  • Reply Miss Hammie's Crafts

    Shawn what a beautiful and thoughtful card. The sentiment is truly reflective of what family is.

    November 28, 2018 at 8:39 am
  • Reply Brian

    GORGEOUS! You never cease to amaze me with your eye for clean and simple. Everything about this card is gorgeous – the colors, the coloring, the layout. Love it! So happy you hopped with us today! <3

    November 28, 2018 at 8:20 am
  • Reply Windy Ellard

    Beautiful coloring and love the background!

    November 28, 2018 at 8:08 am
  • Reply stampingpeace

    A beautiful card Shawn, I really like the blending you did on the vase. <3

    November 28, 2018 at 7:16 am
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    November 28, 2018 at 6:02 am
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