Friday, August 25, 2017

Dare 2B Artzy Blog Hop

Welcome to Dare 2B Artzy's Blog Hop!!
Summer is such a beautiful time of year!It's always so fun to see all the beautiful flowers blooming!!
In honor of summer, we decided to have a Blog Hop with the theme of Dreaming of Flowers!
A few DT members are using previously released floral stamp sets and a few are using two of the newly released floral stamp sets!
If you haven't had a chance to see our newest floral stamps sets, be sure to check them out:
Wishing Happiness and Playful Posies!!
They are beautiful and so much fun to use!!
You should have arrived here from Vicki's blog! If you haven't and would like to hop along with us, please go back to the Dare 2B Artzy Blog to start at the beginning!
Be sure to follow each blog and leave comments along the way for your chance at winning!  We will Randomly choose a winner from the blogs, so the more you comment, the more chances you have to win!!  Winner will receive a stamp set and ink pade of their choice!!
Blog Hop will end Sunday, August 27th 7:00pm Eastern.
We will then post a winner!!

I decided to do a Flip Down Stack card using the Dare 2B Artz set called Playful Posies Layered.

I will give you a step by step tutorial below and also a link to Splitcoaststampers where I got the original idea for the card.

 1.  Cut a piece of white card stock to 9 1/4 x 8 and fold in half. This card will fit in a business sized envelope.  Cut a piece of Dare 2B Artz DP from the Artz Doodles Variety Paper Pack 9 x 3 3/4 then mat on black card stock

 2.  Next cut 4 whtie squares 2 1/2 x 2 1/2.  Line up 3 of the squares as shown and run a line of tape across all three
 3.  On top of the tape run a piece of sheer ribbon down both sides and sip the ends of the ribbon to be flush with the square

4.  Flip the stack over and cut 4 black squares at 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 and 4 white squares at 2 1/2 x 2 1/2.  Glue the black squares to the front of the stack
5.  On the white squares you are going to make a background using inks.  Squish the ink pads to a none stick easy to clean surface and spray with water then swipe your paper through the ink.  I did 3 using the warm colors and 1 using the cool color combo

6.  After the square ink backgrounds are dry stamp with the Dare 2B Artzy Playful Poise set

7. Glue 3 to the front of the stack over top of the black mats

8.  Flip the stack over and on the bottom square cover it with a scallop white square doing the same to the middle square.  In between the 2 middle squares position a pull tab. On the middle square glue down a black mat and then the final inked stamped square.  Nothing goes on the top because it is going to be glued to the card

9.  Flip the stack back over and fold the stack up from the bottom.  If you folded it correctly you will see the decorated panel on the back 

10.  Glue the stack to the front of the card as shown and attach a little paper clip to prevent the stack from opening.  Stamp your sentiment using Dare 2B Artz Hot Air Balloon

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Thanks for stopping by!
Your next stop in the hop is Karen's blog!
We hope you are gathering inspiration all along the way!
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Happy Hopping


  1. Love this card! Your step by step instructions were easy to follow!

  2. This is such a sweet and clever design using the stamp set. What a great way to use the papers to coordinate with your stamped squares, and an easy to follow tutorial too!

  3. Love your card! Thanks for the great directions! I really want to make one of these cards!

  4. Super cute project! Love the design and all the colors!

  5. Oooh, that's very pretty. Love the background papers as well. Hugz

  6. Loved your card. Thanks for tthe link. I would like to try this!

  7. I love your card project Pam! This is such a fun idea. Thank you for sharing the detailed instructions.

  8. I've never seen a card like this but it would make a great room decoration to send through the mail. Really fun and pretty! I'm a new Google + follower

  9. Wow! Gorgeous cards!!
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  10. Love this card idea. It's a new one for me and, used with these stamps, the result is delightful. TFS

  11. What a cool card! I love the colorful backgrounds on each panel :)

  12. Creative use of the floral stamps....nice job!

  13. The card is unusual and I like having a tutorial to follow.

  14. Your card is beautiful! Thank you for the blog hop!