May 27 2015

Grand Vacation Hawaii Pillow Gifts Blog Hop

Hawaii blog hop 3

Most of us are back from the Grand Vacation Incentive Trip to Hawaii.  You might remember we had a blog hop before we left with the theme of Hawaii.  It was so much fun we decided to do another blog hop.  This time the theme is Pillow Gifts Inspiration, something we received from Hawaii!  You’ve probably just come from Betty Button’s blog…wasn’t her project fun?


One of the things we received were these cute little quilted bags, made by Moana Quilts in Hawaii…the store was right in the Sheraton where we stayed.  They specially sewed the Stampin’ Up! rubber stamp on the front and used one of our new in-colors, Mint Macaron.


Youve Got This 2

I used the new set, You’ve Got This, with the new Mint Macaron color and English Garden DSP to make my card.


Youve Got This

Here are the details:

  • The flower from You’ve Got This was stamped with Black Stazon on Mint Macaron.  I watercolored the petals with the AquaPainter and ink from the lid of my White Craft Pad.  The petals were watercolored with Mossy Meadow ink and the center with Delightful Dijon ink.  Then I cut it out.
  • The 4 1/4 x 11 base was folded in half.  I added a 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 piece of English Garden DSP to the bottom.
  • On the 3 1/4 x 4 1/2 piece of Tip Top Taupe cardstock, I stamped the background with White Craft Ink, then the greeting with Early Espresso Ink.  It was layered on a 3 3/8 x 4 5/8 piece of Early Espresso cardstock.
  • I popped up the flower on the front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Really, pretty simple, but I love the whitewashed look on the flower!

Next up on the blog hop is Ann Craig!  Enjoy her project!

And here is a list of everyone participating in case you get lost:

Blog hop list
1. Louise Sharp
2. Sandi MacIver
3. Kylie Bertucci
4. Selene Kempton
5. Connie Stewart
6. Dena Rekow
7. Rose Marie Coleman
8. Shannean Moncrief
9. Sharon Armstrong
10. Marelle Taylor
11. Betty Button
12. Connie Babbert
13. Ann Craig
14. Kim Gavarra
15. Renee Kohnke
16. BJ Peters
17. Alisa Tilsner
18. Alison Solven
19. Kelly Acheson
20. Linda Higgins
21. Karina Chin
22. Jacque Williams
23. Lynsay Mahon
24. Georgia Giguere
25. Laura Milligan
26. Vanessa Webb
27. Cynthia Millan
28. Genevieve Ko
29. Janet Wakeland



19 People have left comments on this post

May 27, 2015 - 08:05:16


May 27, 2015 - 08:05:11
Sharon Armstrong said:

I love this card!

May 27, 2015 - 08:05:38

Oh Connie – great inspiration and perfect colour match!. I got this case too and your photo makes it look so pretty I must look at it again lol. Love your project. Mahalo Shanni

May 27, 2015 - 08:05:23

Love your color choices.. so pretty

May 27, 2015 - 08:05:52

SO pretty! My case was different so it was great to see yours. Love it!

May 27, 2015 - 09:05:16
dena Rekow said:

Love how you did this–and I love your bag!!!

May 27, 2015 - 09:05:04

How nice is the Mint Macaron on this card! Love it

May 27, 2015 - 09:05:09
Renee Kohnke said:

Such pretty colors…love it!

May 27, 2015 - 10:05:16

So I love what you did with this quilted bag, and how it’s so different from the other posts with the same gifty. It was great spending time and catching up Connie!

May 27, 2015 - 10:05:25

BEAUTIFUL!!!! I love this stamp set!

May 27, 2015 - 11:05:22

This is so stunning Connie! Love how the flower POPS right off the card. Colours are gorgeous.

May 27, 2015 - 11:05:56

What a great technique for coloring on colored cardstock! Your card is beautiful, Connie! Thanks for sharing!

May 27, 2015 - 11:05:22

Love the whitewash look of this card – this is so pretty!

May 28, 2015 - 12:05:58
Vanessa Webb said:

Sooooo beautiful! Love love love the soft colours and elegance of this card….thank you so much for sharingxxx

May 28, 2015 - 08:05:30
Louise Sharp said:

Well…who’s the lucky duck that got a bag that matched Mint Macaron perfectly?! Your card is beautiful Connie…just like you! I love the coloring technique, thanks for sharing. It was so nice to meet you in Hawaii. Thanks for playing along to the blog hop this month. Louise xo

May 28, 2015 - 09:05:04
Ann Craig said:

Lovely colours on a lovley card.

May 28, 2015 - 09:05:42

You are making me appreciate Mint Macaron more and more (as if that were even possible?)! Love the look of your card, especially the whitewashing of the flower! Enjoy the rest of your day and God Bless, ~Cynthia <

May 28, 2015 - 11:05:03
Lynsay Mahon said:

I love everything about this card: the dsp, the colour… beautiful!

May 28, 2015 - 11:05:35

This is just beautiful! (And I’m a bit jealous that your quilted bag is nicer than mine 😉