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  • Sneak Peek Stampin Up! Blog Hop


  • Sneak Peek Stampin Up! Blog Hop

  • Welcome to InKing Royalty’s May Blog Hop!  As Stampin’ Up! demonstrators, we’ve already been able to order some fun, new products from the upcoming 2016 Annual Catalog.  What a thrill!  Today’s Blog Hop is filled with inspiring projects that feature … Continue reading


  • Stepping Up with Textures or Techniques Pals Blog Hop


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  • Welcome to the Pals Blog Hop for May 2016.  We are thankful you stopped by to take a look at our new 2016 Blog Hop monthly themes.  This month we are featuring projects that are “stepped up” by using textures … Continue reading


  • Mother’s Day Blog Hop


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  • Welcome to our Blog Hop! Mother’s Day is right around the corner, and today we have some great ideas, inspiration, tips, resources and how-to for you this Mother’s Day for you and the ones you love as you move along through the … Continue reading


  • Retiring In Colors Blog Hop


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  • Welcome to InKing Royalty’s April Blog Hop!  Stampin’ Up! announced it’s retired list yesterday – while we are sad to see some of our favorite products leave the catalog, we are certain that some amazing new products are on their … Continue reading


  • Families First – A Sweet Mother’s Day Gift



  • Welcome to the Pals Blog Hop for April 2016.  We are thankful you stopped by to take a look at our new 2016 Blog Hop monthly themes.  This month we are featuring projects that are all about our families. This … Continue reading


  • Easter Card Ideas and a Blog Hop



  • Welcome to our Blog Hop! Easter and Passover are quickly approaching, and today we have some great ideas, inspiration, tips, resources and how-to for you this Easter or Passover holiday as you move along through the blog hop. You may just be … Continue reading


  • Easter Ideas and a Blog Hop



  • Welcome to our Blog Hop! Easter and Passover are quickly approaching, and today we have some great ideas, inspiration, tips, resources and how-to for you this Easter or Passover holiday as you move along through the blog hop. You may just be … Continue reading


  • Fun with Flowers Blog Hop


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  • Welcome to InKing Royalty’s March Blog Hop!  Stampin’ Up!’s Occasions Catalog and Annual Catalog are filled with amazing products that help you celebrate Spring with style.  With floral stamp sets, dies and printed papers, you can’t go wrong as you … Continue reading


  • It’s Your Birthday Blog Hop


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  •   Welcome to InKing Royalty’s February Blog Hop!  Stampin’ Up!’s Occasions Catalog is filled with amazing products to help you celebrate birthdays in style – from festive balloons to birthday buds, there’s something for everyone.  Today’s It’s Your Birthday Blog … Continue reading


  • Handmade Christmas



  • Welcome to our Blog Hop, Happy Holidays, and Merry Christmas to you! We have some great ideas, inspiration, tips, resources and how-to for you during this holiday season as you move along through the blog hop. You may just be … Continue reading


  • Reese in Wonderland


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  • This year, Reese’s birthday party theme was a spin on Alice in Wonderland. Only problem, we got rained out. So all of our themed ideas had to get pushed aside. Still, this was a reminder to me as a mom and … Continue reading


  • Barbie’s Custom Dreamhouse Renovation


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  • I’ve been wanting to redo Barbie’s dream house for a couple of years now. When I was about my daughter’s age (7 or 8), my Grandparents gave me this custom-built house to play with all my beloved Barbies. It looks … Continue reading


  • Halloween Party Ideas


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  • Welcome to our September Blog Hop! This month we are focusing on all things Halloween! Get ready for some great ideas, inspiration, tips, resources and how-to as you move along through the blog hop. You may just be starting the blog hop or … Continue reading


  • Linky Party



  • Hello friends! Welcome to The Living With Style Linky Party! You may have seen our Living With Style Blog Hop that is now the last Monday of each month. We share ideas for crafts, recipes, DIY and other awesome things. Now, … Continue reading


  • Linky Party



  • Hello friends! Welcome to The Living With Style Linky Party! You may have seen our Living With Style Blog Hop that is the last Wednesday of each month. We share ideas for crafts, recipes, DIY and other awesome things. Now, … Continue reading


  • Fall Fun is Right Around the Corner


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  • Welcome to our August Blog Hop! This month we are focusing on Fall Fun!! Get ready for some great ideas, inspiration, tips, resources and how-to as you move along through the blog hop. You may just be starting the blog hop or … Continue reading


  • Linky Party


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  • Hello friends! Welcome to The Living With Style Linky Party! You may have seen our Living With Style Blog Hop that is the last Wednesday of each month. We share ideas for crafts, recipes, DIY and other awesome things. Now, … Continue reading


  • Linky Party


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  • Hello friends! Welcome to The Living With Style Linky Party! You may have seen our Living With Style Blog Hop that is the last Wednesday of each month. We share ideas for crafts, recipes, DIY and other awesome things. Now, … Continue reading


  • Link Party 5


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  • Hello friends! Welcome to The Living With Style Linky Party! You may have seen our Living With Style Blog Hop that is the last Wednesday of each month. We share ideas for crafts, recipes, DIY and other awesome things. Now, … Continue reading


  • Getting Ready for Back to School Blog Hop


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  • Welcome to our July Blog Hop! This month we are focusing on going Back to School. Get ready for some great ideas, inspiration, tips, resources and how-to as you move along through the blog hop. You may just be starting the blog … Continue reading


  • Living with Style Linky Party


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  • Hello friends! Welcome to The Living With Style Linky Party! You may have seen our Living With Style Blog Hop that is the last Wednesday of each month. We share ideas for crafts, recipes, DIY and other awesome things. Now, … Continue reading


  • Living with Style Linky Party


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  • Hello friends! Welcome to The Living With Style Linky Party! You may have seen our Living With Style Blog Hop that is the last Wednesday of each month. We share ideas for crafts, recipes, DIY and other awesome things. Now, … Continue reading


  • Living with Style Linky Party


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  • Hello friends! Welcome to The Living With Style Linky Party! You may have seen our Living With Style Blog Hop that is the last Wednesday of each month. We share ideas for crafts, recipes, DIY and other awesome things. Now, … Continue reading


  • Living with Style Link Party



  • Hello friends! We are so excited to be starting a weekly linky party! You may have seen our Living With Style Blog Hop that is the last Wednesday of each month. We share ideas for crafts, recipes, DIY and other awesome … Continue reading


  • Summertime Fun!


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  • Welcome to our June Blog Hop! This month we are focusing on Summertime and Family Fun activities. Get ready for some great ideas, inspiration and how to as you move along through the blog hop. You may just be starting the blog … Continue reading


  • June 2015 Pals Blog Hop | Moments Like These Card


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  • Welcome to the Pals Blog Hop for June.  This month we are excited to show off new Stampin’ Up! products from the just released 2015 – 2016 annual catalog.  We hope you find great inspiration from the projects.  Get your … Continue reading


  • Floral Watercolors


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  • Lately I’ve been obsessed with watercolor. Watercolor cards, watercolor crafts, and especially watercolor paintings. Some I do with traditional watercolor paint and others I create with Stampin’ Up! inks, just depending on the type of look I’m going for. Creative … Continue reading


  • Stephanie and Nick – Hip Fall Brewery Wedding



  • Even though spring and summer weddings are fresh on our mind, right around the corner is the cooler weather, changing leaves, and gorgeous fall weddings, rich with color and texture.  Check out our sophisticated, chic and urban wedding at Sweetwater … Continue reading


  • Simple and Elegant Ways to Add Details to Your Wedding (or Event)



  • Welcome to our May Blog Hop! Get ready for some great ideas, inspiration and how to as you move along through the blog hop. You may just be starting the blog hop or may have come from Cindy Clearwater at Something Blue Virgin Islands on Natalie’s … Continue reading


  • {Pals Blog Hop} DIY Bridal Shower Details



  • Welcome to the Pals Blog Hop for May where we are preparing for the retirement of some Stampin’ Up! products.  Though it may be goodbye to some very loved supplies, it will make room for the much anticipated new catalog … Continue reading


  • Nautical Enclosure Card


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  • I’m participating in The Paper Players Color Challenge today – #PP244 to use these colors – This is the time of year for showers, birthday parties and get-togethers of all types, so when I saw this color challenge, I knew … Continue reading


  • Simple Hostess Gift Presentation


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  • This past weekend I put together this gift for someone special on Mother’s Day and as I was packaging it, I thought, “this is the perfect hostess gift too!” And it really is. Something someone can use in his or her home … Continue reading


  • Something for Baby Place Cards


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  • I love showers of all types, but baby showers are particularly fun to incorporate cute and sweet elements throughout. So today I just want to share simple, yet perfect place cards for a baby shower that you can easily create! … Continue reading


  • Watercolor Sympathy Card


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  • Watercolor cards are high on my list of loves right now. And I’ve had so many wonderful responses from my Watercolor Mother’s Day Greeting Card and Place Cards that I decided to use the same stamp and create a “Thinking … Continue reading


  • Something for Baby Card


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  • I just found out that one of our wedding couples is expecting a sweet baby girl, so I got inspired to create a baby card to send their way. I love smaller cards – they may be my favorite actually. I … Continue reading


  • Cycle Celebration Birthday Card {PP243}


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  • I just love this sweet Cycle Celebration stamp set combined with the Celebrate Today stamp set from Stampin’ Up! The whimsical design the two create when used together really just makes me (and recipients of this card) smile! So when … Continue reading


  • Simple and Clean Graduation Card


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  •   So my little brother is graduating from high school this year. He was born when I was a senior in high school if you can believe it…. he’s 17 years and 9 months younger than me to be exact. … Continue reading


  • Kelsey and Drew’s Engine Room Wedding


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  • Last December we worked on a beautiful wedding at The Engine Room in Monroe, Georgia. It’s been so busy with wedding season, I’m just now getting around to sharing these fabulous photos with you! Please enjoy a few highlights from … Continue reading


  • A Great Rainy Day Activity for Kids


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  • This year, we didn’t go anywhere for spring break and my daughter really wanted to get together with some of her girlfriends from school. Plus, she’s been obsessed with the idea of camping lately, and I’m just not a camping … Continue reading


  • Four Feather Ombre Card



  • I promise this is the last feather card I’ll share with you this week! 😉 Sometimes I get on a roll and can’t seem to stop myself. Back in February, I shared this beautiful ombre Four Feather card with you… I … Continue reading