Topflight Stamps Anniversary Blog Hop

Topflight Birthday Blog HopWelcome to Topflight Stamps’ 2nd Anniversary. Two years, wow! I’m so excited for Donna and her shop. She carries so many amazing brands, some of which I will show you here and others you will see during this amazing blog hop, so don’t forget to hop along.

Here is a quick video on how I used one of the Carabelle texture plates in a slightly different way.

Blog Hop List

Of course, it wouldn’t be a birthday celebration without prizes! Topflight Stamps is giving one lucky winner a $50 Gift Certificate, and each stop on the hop has an additional $15 Gift Certificate up for grabs. To be in with a chance to win, make sure to visit every stop on the hop and leave a comment by April 8th.
Winners will be announced on the Topflight Stamps blog on April 9th. Good Luck!

  1. Topflight Stamps Blog (Donna)
  2. Sandy Allnock
  3. Jenny Colacicco
  4. Justine Hovey
  5. Toni M Maddox
  6. Kelly Martin
  7. Annette Allen
  8. Kymona Tracey
  9. Ashlea Cornell
  10. Josefine Fouarge –> you are here
  11. Your next stop is: Lisa Hoel
  12. Laurel Beard
  13. Ericka Strange
  14. Ingrid Blackburn
  15. Dana Joy
  16. Amy Tsuruta
  17. Lindsay Weirich

Supplies Used

Close Ups

Here are all the cards I made. Isn’t the effect of the texture plates just awesome? Love it 🙂
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  1. These cards look
    Carla from Utah

  2. I always love your cards and videos.

  3. I love what you did, but wish you gave some directions on the process, etc.

    • Hi Martha, thanks for stopping by 🙂 did you see the video in my post? That shows the entire process on how I made the cards 🙂
      Have a great week.

  4. WOW your cards are so awesome..
    Thanks for joining us as TFS.

  5. Wonderful cards love the different designs you used to create 3 cards one back ground and yet they are all so very different. Love that TFS have a great day .

  6. Love the stamps over texture plate background. This expands the use of my texture plates. Green, a sailing ship and Thoreau together make that my favorite card. Beautiful.

  7. Great ideas! Thanks for sharing.

  8. I love all your great cards! The backgrounds are wonderful.

  9. Great looking backgrounds you made with those stamps, Love the cards.

  10. love the contrast

  11. Such gorgeous cards! Love the different textures!

  12. Texture plates are lots of fun. I used one the other day on a sympathy card for a friend.

  13. Shari Czerwinski

    Love the colorful backgrounds! It really adds depth in a simple way!

  14. Tricia A Podmore

    Okay again you have inspired new techniques and in my wallet as now I have to shop Haha! You are justifiably an amazing Artist.

  15. Elizabeth Roberts

    Love all of your cards!

  16. Very nice backgrounds. You have inspired me to begin using the ones I have created.

  17. WOW…they are fantastic cards!
    Love all that backgrounds.

  18. Very cool. Love the bright backgrounds.

  19. Love the cards!

  20. I may have to try texture plates after all! They add so much to a black stamped image! I love them!

  21. Wow, these are so artistic! I’m so taken with the ship; everything about it just calls out! Amazing!

  22. I love the cards and the technique used to make them How neat.

  23. These are great josefine! One day I’ll be brave enough to get this inky haha!

  24. Newbie here but loved your clear instructions.

  25. Beautiful cards love that boat thanks for sharing

  26. Gorgeous cards – love the ship card !!

  27. Great results! I am very spoiled I love videos, they are much more informative than regular blog info for me. The format is much easier for me to understand. Thank you!

  28. Love your ideas, thank you.

  29. What fantabulous cards!!! I love the stars backgrounds.

  30. Nice to know that texture plate can be used in different ways – great cards.

  31. I’ve never seen texture plates like that! What a cool effect you made on your cards. And, then the stamps, the wonderful sayings. Thank you for the video as I am a visual learner. I’m new to Top Flight stamps through Sandy Allnock being involved in this blog hop & I’m so glad I’ve come to see the many different products offered by companies I’ve never even heard of. Thanks for inspiring me!

  32. Pretty colors! Really like the star background.

  33. Thanks for sharing how you made these great cards with the texture plate.

  34. Fantastic cards! Such great texture.
    Thanks so much for sharing…

  35. Love the watercolor look of the backgrounds and the ease of simple stamping on top. Great cards!

  36. LOVE how you do those close ups at the end. I do that in my classes, but never thought to do so on my blog post – so great to see those close up!!! LOVE those cards – so vibrant, and I just want textured plates now…lol. 🙂

  37. Love the colorful backgrounds and awesome images! Greta color combos!

  38. Very cool. Gotta get some of those texture plates.

  39. I love these cards. The backgrounds give them such irregular interest. And the deep black of the stamped image really stands out.

  40. Gorgeous cards! Love the Oxide inks so much!

  41. Thank you! I learned a lot!

  42. Such a fun way to use the texture plate! Love your cards!

  43. Did not know about the Texture Plates that’s why I love these Blog Hops. Will be getting those. Just love the butterfly card and technique. Enjoyed your video!

  44. Thankful for this video- I enjoy your style!

  45. Marisela Delgado

    Awesome cards! I love your colors!

  46. Love these cards! The addition of black ink really makes them have impact!

  47. So cool, thanks for the close up pictures so we can see all the amazing detail!!!

  48. Wonderful cards using the texture paste!

  49. Caroline McFarlane

    WOW, great giveaway. Thank you.

  50. Kathleen Dippner

    Love what you did with your backgrounds.

  51. These look so cool! Thanks for sharing how you made the backgrounds. I think my fav is the ship!

  52. Love these cards and the way you used the texture plate. So pretty and colorful!

  53. These are awesome! I especially love the boat one. I like that you did the video as well as the regular pictures. It was good to hear that it is slightly different than rubber stamps I always wondered have not tried one of these yet.

  54. Fabulous cards!! I loved watching the process on your video. Thanks for sharing.

  55. Interesting techniques and pretty cards. Great video, enjoyed watching the process.

  56. I’ll be buying some of the texture plates. Thanks for the inspiration.

  57. The more I see of Carabelle, the more I want to see! These are such fun and interesting cards with products I knew nothing about, so I feel like I’ve learned a lot today. Thanks for sharing!

  58. I like the backgrounds created by the texture plate. I’ve never tried that product so it was fun to see it used in your video. I really like the colors you used in your cards.

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