Pals Hop: It's the Sentiment That Counts!


 Hello, welcome to the Stampin’ Pretty Pals’ Blog Hop! This month our Design Team created projects where “It’s the Sentiment that Counts.” We hope you enjoy and will be inspired by them! Don’t forget to leave comments! We love hearing from you. At the end of my post, you will find the full line-up to help you “hop” along from Pal to Pal.

   How's life friends? It's a bit smoky where I live, and it's gone from almost 100 degrees Red Flag Warning to snow in about 30 hours up in our mountains where a fire is blazing. Yup! That's the Rockies for you. I'm happy to report there haven't been any life threatening injuries, and everyone is hoping that livestock were all evacuated safely. Our local community is amazing and the rallying to help one another has been inspiring to witness in our Covid times! Some of our most beautiful human stories come from devastating circumstances....

   Which brings me to sentiments. Words matter and sometimes I enjoy focusing just on them for a card design. I've always loved graphic art, and hand lettered masterpieces often catch my eye. I've tried over the years to practice a bit of calligraphy but it never seemed to stick, and I moved on to other endeavors. 

   Thankfully, die cutting and stamping give me the creative satisfaction I crave and I can design with artistic words and phrases without worrying about making mistakes!

Pumpkin Pie, Early Espresso, and Nothing's Better Than

   I've never been a pumpkin spice latte fan but I have lots of friends who are! I'm sending this off to one of them to start the season. 
   Thanks for stopping by today and be well friends!
   More inspiration awaits! Use the Blog Hop Line-up below to visit the rest of this month’s Design Team. My fellow Pals are excited to show you what they’ve created! Mark your calendars for our next blog hop on October 14th when our theme is “Tag, You’re It!” Participants will showcase tags or 3D items that will be great for gifts for any occasion. Don’t miss the fun! Until then, please stay safe and have fun in your craft room.

Stampin’ Pretty Pals’ Blog Hop Line-up

  1. Mary Fish at Stampin’ Pretty
  2. Tricia Chuba at ButterDish Designs
  3. Jeanie Stark at Just Stampin’
  4. Melissa Seplowitz at The Stamping Ninja
  5. Jen Roque at Stamp Camp with Jen
  6. Rae Harper Burnet at Wild West Paper Arts
  7. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  8. Karen Hallam at Karen’s Stamping Habit
  9. Deb Walker at Deb Stamps Life YOU ARE HERE
  10. Michelle Gleeson at StampinMojo
  11. Peggy Noe at Pretty Paper Cards
  12. Sue Jackson at Just Peachy Stamping
  13. Mary Hanson at Up North Stampin’
  14. Debbie Mageed at Secrets to Stamping
  15. Leah O’Brien at Honey Bee Stamping & More!
  16. Dacia Smith at My Creative Days
  17. Su Mohr at Aromas And Art
  18. Diana Carr at The Secret Life of Paper
  19. Stesha Bloodhart at Stampin’ Hoot!
  20. Christine Eck at Dances With Hooves Paper Design
  21. Beth McCullough at Stamping Mom
  22. Wendy Klein at Doggone Delightful Stampin’
  23. Ann Murray at Murray Stamps INK
  24. Pamela Sadler at Stampin’ Pink Rose
  25. Lisa Ann Bernard at Queen B Creations
  26. Lynn Kolcun at Avery’s Owlery


  1. Wow! This is so unique! Definitely made by an artist. I love everything about it.

    1. You are so kind to leave a comment Jackie! We are all artists:) and I hope it inspires others!

  2. I definitely like the super-sized coffee.

    1. I sometimes drink a whole pot by myself...thanks for stopping by today--be well friend!

  3. A cleaver way to use that stamp set.

    1. Thanks for taking the time to comment Pamela! Hope it gives you an idea to try;)

  4. Love your coffee mug! Thanks for sharing!

    1. Always a pleasure to share how I put my own stamp on life!

  5. Great coffee card, Deb! Definitely made me smile!

    1. It is a successful day to make even one person smile!

  6. What a great idea to use the mug as a vehicle for your sentiment Deb. I'm sure your friend will love the hand stamped card and thoughtfulness. Thanks for participating in the hop, I really enjoyed it.

  7. Just adorable - and I love the color scheme you've chosen!

  8. Cute card Deb. Who doesn't like a huge cup of coffee??

  9. Such a cute card, Deb! I'm not a huge pumpkin spice person either but it's not bad. Just don't have to have it, like a lot of my friends. Thanks for being part of the hop this month!

    1. It's always fun to share and see how others put their own stamp on the hop! Thanks for all you do to put it together:)

  10. What a great idea Deb. A bit of coffee humor. Just my kind of card!

  11. Rae-I never joke about coffee. Thanks for stopping by:)


Post a Comment

Thank you for taking the time to comment!