Trinity Stamps 1 Year Anniversary Blog Hop

What an exciting day for Trinity Stamps! I am so happy for this wonderful company, and for the owner Taniesa, who is one of the most genuine women I’ve ever had the privilege of knowing. Today’s blog hop celebrates this anniversary with Taniesa, as we get to show off her fabulous brand new release!


Theres something about birthday cupcakes that makes me crazy happy! They’re so pretty, delicious, and full of love. I used the new Sweet Surprise Stamp Set to make this pretty cupcake. I stamped the image using Antique Linen Distress Ink for some no-line watercoloring on Fabriano Extra White Watercolor paper. I colored the cupcake with Tombow Dual Brush markers, starting with the teal frosting, in order to match the Trinity Stamps logo color. I used a #6 round paint brush and water to move the pigments.


After I finished the first layer of color, I went back for a second layer, this time focusing on highlights and shading. I added a shadow under the cupcake and a last minute candle to finish the scene.


For the background, I taped a panel of Canson XL watercolor paper to a clip board, then sprinkled Nuvo Shimmer powders onto it. I sprayed the panel lightly with water, and let the colors move around. I dried the panel with my heat tool once I was happy with the color placement. I trimmed the panel down, and attached it to a card base. I added the cupcake with foam adhesive to finish the card.


Thanks again Taniesa for letting me be part of your celebration, and I can’t wait to see what this new year brings to Trinity Stamps!

Your next stop on the hop is the amazing Barb Engler. Today’s full lineup is listed below.


One reader will be randomly selected to receive a $20 Trinity Gift Card and Birthday Surprise Gift. Leave a comment on all the blog stops for a chance to win!

Exclusive Freebies for YOU!

Trinity Stamps is celebrating their birthday by giving YOU the gifts! Any order placed between June 27th to July 15 will receive a free Cake Smash Sprinkle embellishment mix and a Mini Balloon Die!

  • Orders over $50 will receive the brand new exclusive senti-mini stamp set “Kind One”
  •  Orders $99 or more will receive free shipping within the USA,  and the Coordinating and stand alone “Kind One” die set! That is 4 freebies AND free shipping!


Today’s HOP Lineup:

Trinity Stamps

Angelica Conrad (Thats me!)

Barb Engler (Next Stop)

Bobbi Lemanski

Brenda Noelke

Caly Person

Carly Tee Minner

Christine Burillo-Kirch

Courtney Kreeber

Daniel West

Emelie Hessler

Emily Mydlowski

Jeannie Lieu

Jennifer McGuire

Jessica Frost-Ballas

Kathy Racoosin

Katie Brooks

Kelly Latevola

Lisa Cisneros

Laurie Willison

Shanna Slater

Happy Hopping!

65 Replies to “Trinity Stamps 1 Year Anniversary Blog Hop”

      1. I live your shading, can be tricky some timesbutyoumakeitlook so easy, thanks

  1. Your coloring is just beautiful! And I love the Nuvo! background. I’m sure it really shimmers in real life.

  2. Beautiful job! I haven’t tried watercoloring yet, but it’s definitely on my to do list.

  3. Awesome card to celebrate the first birthday of Trinity Stamps! Love that fabulous cupcake and your amazing coloring!

  4. Lovely cupcake. I have not heard of using antique linen for this technique, great technique and your coloring is great! Love it!

  5. What a delicious-looking cupcake! Love this card! Congrats to Trinity on your anniversary!

  6. What a gorgeous card! I love the way you colored the cupcake and the background- pretty colors!

  7. Fantastic card! Love your coloring and that great background you created with the shimmer powders. Thanks for sharing!

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