Retire In Color – InKing Royalty Blog Hop

Welcome to InKing Royalty’s April Blog Hop!  Today’s hop is filled with projects inspired by the Stampin’ Up!’s retiring 2015-2017 In Color Collection – our tributes to Cucumber Crush, Delightful Dijon, Mint Macaron, Tip Top Taupe and Watermelon Wonder.  What fun!  We’ve really enjoyed playing with these amazing colors over the past two years – and we are excited to share our creations with you today.  After you read my post, I hope you’ll hop over to the next person on the list at the base of this post.

Today’s project is a set of mini thank you cards featuring all of the 2015-2017 In Colors! I couldn’t just pick one and I’m grateful for all of them, so why not make a whole set? Each mini card measures 3″ x 3″. Just take a 6″ x 3″ piece of card stock and fold it in half along the 6″ side (or score and fold it at the 3″ mark). The Whisper White piece measures 2-3/4″ x 2-3/4″ and the tiny cardstock strip measures 1/4″ x 2-3/4″. I had some fun with the Suite Sentiments stamp set and my Stamp-a-ma-Jig – LOL! Here’s a closer look at each of the mini thank you cards:

I’m going to miss Mint Macaron the most (sad face). Which color will you miss the most?

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

If you get stuck during the Blog Hop, please use this line-up as a guide:

  1. Brian King at Stamp with Brian
  2. Rachael Shedeed at Bluebonnet Stampin’
  3. Robin Myren at Songbird Designs by Robin
  4. Lynn Kolcun at Avery’s Owlery
  5. Jennifer Spiller at Westside Paper Creations
  6. Wendy Cranford at Luvin’ Stampin’
  7. Shawn de Oliveira at ShawnStamps
  8. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  9. Lory Robinson at The Robins Nest Designs
  10. Karen Browning at StampWithMeKZB
  11. Candy Ford at Stamp Candy
  12. Lisa Pretto at Ink Big Academy Stamps
  13. Denise Hoepfner at The Mountain Magpie
  14. Julie DiMatteo at The Paper Pixie ← YOU ARE HERE!

Thank you for hopping along with us! Here are the supplies I used on today’s project (click on any product to shop online):


9 thoughts on “Retire In Color – InKing Royalty Blog Hop”

  1. Julie, I love these little mini cards! And I can think of some friends who would love to get this set as a gift…GREAT way to use up some of my old papers and retiring colors. Thanks for the inspiration!


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