Welcome to InKing Royalty’s May Blog Hop! This year’s Blog Hop themes are inspired by a single word – and this month our projects are centered around REMEMBER. This word can mean different things to different people – fond memories, respectful tributes, special occasions that we’ll never forget. 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.
This month’s theme gave me reason to bring out my all time favorite retired in color and a favorite retired stamp set from the dusty shelf of my oldies but goodies.
Kiwi Kiss. It brings a tear to my eye and a poem to my heart. Literally a…haiku.
Long lost Kiwi Kiss
I remember you fondly
Perfect poo poo green
Spring Solitude came out a bazillion years ago but still has the clean, crisp, classic images that make my heart flutter. It too brings a tear and a haiku.
Oh Spring Solitude
Where have you been for so long?
Lost in the clutter
But now in all seriousness…I made some cards that reflect my comfort style of stamping, CAS (clean and simple). Sometimes getting back to basics and using some old time favorites can bring a sense of peace and can reignite the spark that made you fall in love with stamping in the first place. I remember how it was an escape for me but it can often become stressful if we put too much pressure on ourselves. We need a reminder every now and then to focus on the reason we started stamping…because we love it.
3×3 and a note card
Thank you Brian for this month’s theme. I probably took it a bit far but I really enjoyed this trip down memory lane!
Thank you for stopping by today. I hope you’ll hop along to the next stop on the blog hop, the always amazing Shawn de Oliveira at Shawn Stamps. There’s lots of inspiration to be found in this group – and you don’t want to miss it!
Thank you for hopping along with us. If you get stuck during the Blog Hop, please use this line-up as a guide:
- Brian King at Stamp with Brian
- Robin Myren at Songbird Designs by Robin
- Julie DiMatteo at The Paper Pixie
- Jan Dufour at Stamp Me Silly
- Pam Morris at Tap Tap Stamp ← YOU ARE HERE!
- Shawn de Oliveira at Shawn Stamps
- Sheryl Sharp at Sharp Notes by Sheryl
- Candy Ford at Stamp Candy
- Nina King at InkPaperSequins
- Lynn Kolcun at Avery’s Owlery
- Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping