Stampin’ Up! Incentive Trip Swaps using Playful Palette

Stampin’ Up! Incentive Trip Swaps using Playful Palette

Stampin' Up! Incentive Trip Swaps using Playful Palette

Happy Day here today! It’s a Bank Holiday in the UK and my boys are off school for a week! We have lots of fun things planned this week and I can’t wait! Think walks on the beach, trip to the zoo, picnics at the skatepark and visit to the cinema! Now that the boys are all older, their likes are all semi aligned. I reckon in a couple of years they will be wanting to do totally different things, but for now, I shall enjoy it while I can!

Stampin' Up! Incentive Trip Swaps using Playful Palette Emerald Envy

But today I’m sharing with you the swap that I took with me on the Incentive Trip. I somehow managed to sign up to do both a card swap and a 3D project too. Not sure how that happened, but in for penny, in for a pound!

Stampin' Up! Incentive Trip Swaps using Playful Palette Peekaboo Peach

I did stress a little bit about it at first, but then decided that I needed to make a 3D swap that was very much me, and something that I make/use a lot. Hence these little bags, and also the opening paragraph about my boys. I love to surprise them with little gifts and treats. They sometimes come home from school to find an exciting something on their beds. It might only be a couple of penny chews, but I love it and they do too.

Stampin' Up! Incentive Trip Swaps using Playful Palette Sweet Sugar Plum

So this project is one that I’ve made over and over again. Except it’s in brand new paper, Playful Palette, that goes live on Wednesday.

It’s a peculiar paper to look at when you first see it, but once I got it out and was properly working with it, I’ve fallen in love. You know me, if I like 50% of the patterns on a paper, then I’ll buy it!

So I hope you like my showcase here for you of all the new goodies!

S xx

Paper – 6 x 6″ (15.25 x 15.25cm)

Score on the FIRST side at 1, 2.75, 3.75, 5.5″ (2.5, 7, 9.5, 14cm)

Score on the SECOND side at 1, 4.5″ (2.5, 11.5cm)

Stamped Panel – 1.5 x 0.75″ (2 x 4cm)


Products used and showcased

Cardstock – Very Vanilla

Paper – Playful Palette

Ink – Peekaboo Peach, Sweet Sugarplum, Emerald Envy, Basic Black

Stamp Set – Endless Thanks

Ribbons – Peekaboo Peach, Sweet Sugarplum, Emerald Envy


I hope you enjoyed this project, please do use the hostess code to get free product! (hostess code shown in the top right of my blog for the current one!) Learn more HERE. If your order is over £150, please do not use this code as You become the hostess and get the Rewards!



Sam Hammond

Stampin’ Up! UK Independent Demonstrator

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  1. Anne Lumsden says:

    very cheerful.

  2. Val Peacock says:

    Sam, welcome home Sam, enjoy your week hope the weather holds.
    Love these boxes, I might use these for my Christmas gifts for the Church Christmas lunch, were I have to make 50 little thank you gifts.

  3. Love them!! I’m also loving the new ruched ribbons and can’t wait to get my hands on them. Thanks, Marian xx

  4. Welcome home Sam, i hope you had a fab time. Goodness you have been busy. This paper is very different and a great choice for boy/man gifts – hubby’s birthday is now on the horizon. Thank you. X

  5. I love your boxes Sam. if I need to make a box I just pop in your blog and I find them any size, any shape.. And if I want to create a really new box I have to watch your videos first too to make sure you haven’t make it… lol so difficult as you have make them all. lol x Hugs from Scotland x Bibi

  6. Hi Sam Love this box Also Thank you for my Catalogue

  7. Love these cute boxes Sam. Hope you had a lovely time away. I am sure you missed your boys. What great timing that they have a week off when you get back. Enjoy this special time with them because – yes it changes!!

  8. Belinda Litsch says:

    Beautiful color arrays, nice project as always…
    Thanks for the catalog.

  9. Nannie Annie says:

    Love this project. Thank you for sharing. Looks very easy. Might make some for granddaughters.

  10. Very beautiful release!!!

  11. These are so stinkin’ cute, I can’t stand it!

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