Stampin’ Up! Basket of Blooms Card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, today we have a color challenge and we could choose at least three colors from the new in-color palette.  My card today has Magenta Madness, Cinnamon Cider, Bumblebee and Just Jade. (I did sneak in a few more greens to make my greenery more interesting)  Basket of Blooms was my stamp set today and oh man, what a great set.  I have already made a few other cards and they were so fun.  The gardener in me was very happy creating flower pots full of blooms

The color challenge:

Stampin’ Up! Basket of Blooms:

The recipe:

Card base: Whisper White 4-1/4 x 11, scored at 5-1/2

Mat: Magenta Madness: 4 x 5-1/4

DSP: Flowers for Every Season 3-7/8 x 5-1/8

Art piece: Whisper White die cut rectangle from the Stitched Rectangle Dies 3 x 4/3/8

The details:

  • Stamp your flower pot scene onto a larger piece of Whisper White card stock as follows
  • Flower pot:  Tuxedo Memento Black Ink colored with your Cinnamon Cider Stampin Blends
  • Mask off the flower pot and then stamp your leaves in Tuxedo Memento Black in and color in with Just Jade, Granny Apple Greed and Old Olive
  • On a scrap piece of Whisper White card stock stamp three flower with  Tuxedo Memento Black ink and color with in with the Magenta Madness Stampin Blends
  • Stamp six extra single leaves using the stamps from Basket of Blooms stamp set and color them in with your greens assortment of Stampin Blends
  • Punch the three flowers out with the Small Bloom Punch
  • Fussy cut the extra leaves out with your scissors
  • Stamp your sentiment at the bottom of your flower pot using the sentiment from Peaceful Moments with Tuxedo Memento Black Ink

  • When your scene is all stamped die cut the art piece with your Stitched Rectangle Die

Putting the card together:

  • Adhere your DSP to the Magenta Madness mat
  • Wrap a piece of Bumblebee Gingham Ribbon around the panel
  • Adhere this panel to the front of the card with Stampin Seal
  • Adhere your art piece to the front of the card with Dimensionals
  • Adhere your three flowers to make the arrangement in the flower pot with Dimensionals (one flower is sitting to the right of the flower pot)
  • Tuck in the extra leaves to the flowers in the flower pot and at the base near the flower that is outside the pot with glue dots

Finishing touches:

  • Add a Bumblebee Enamel dot to the center of each flower
  • Adhere a Bumblebee Gingham bow to the left of the flower pot, on top of the ribbon that wraps around the card and your are done

Here is our team:

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what the rest of the team created for you today:

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And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

Sue Prather:

Karen Finkle:

Eva Dobilas:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $50.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 8 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

These are the products I used to make my card:

 

Alternate Monday Stampin’ Up! Beautiful World Card

Hi Stampers, It’s Alternate Monday day.  That means I am sharing a card taken from the blog hop that I participate in each Thursday. I am taking either the sketch or color challenge and making a second card that is close to or similar to the posted card from the hop.  I want to inspire you to get different looks for your card by mixing it up a bit by color and design.  Today I used the same layout, with a twist and changed the colors to give the card an “Alternate” look.

Stampin’ Up! Beautiful World:

The recipe:

Card base: Early Espresso 4-1/4 x 11, scored at 5-1/2

Mat: Basic Black  5-1/2 x 3-3/8

DSP panel: World of Good 5-1/2 x 3-1/4

3 small panels: World or Good DSP die cut with the Rectangle Dies 1-1/2 x 2-7/8

Sentiment: Whisper White 1 x 2-3/4

The details:

  • Stamp the following images from the Beautiful World stamp set as follows:
  • Ink well: Bumblebee
  • Feather: Soft Suede
  • Sentiment: Tuxedo Black Stamped with the Many Mates stamp set
  • Die cuts:
  • Globe stands and Globe Circle: Basic Black
  • Globe: Brass Foil Sheet
  • After you are all done stamping, die cut all the pieces out with the World Map Dies
  • Glue your globe fronts to the globe backs
  • Glue your Globe stands to the base of each globe

Putting the card together:

  • Adhere your DSP panel to the Black mat
  • Attach this to the front of your card with adhesive
  • Adhere your three Bumblebee rectangles  to the front of the card centering them
  • Attach the sentiment to the right hand side of the card front at the bottom of the white panels

  • Adhere your tall globe to the left hand side of your card front
  • Adhere your short globe with Dimensionals on the right side of the tall globe, overlapping them a tad
  • Adhere your ink well with a Dimensional
  • Add your quill with glue dots
  • The finishing touch is a double Forever Greenery Metallic bow adhered to the quill

The card inspiration:

Here is the card that inspired my Alternate Monday card:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $50.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 8 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

These are the products I used to make my card:

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Stampin’ Up! Beautiful World Card for the Happy Inkin” Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, Today we have sketch challenge for you.  The Beautiful World Bundle worked perfectly with the sketch today.  I made three cards and could not decide which one to showcase today, then ultimately choose the one that photographed the best.  I hope you enjoy my share and do not forget to visit the other team member and see what they created for the hop.

The sketch:

Stampin’ Up! Beautiful World:

The recipe:

Card base: Misty Moonlight 4-1/4 x 11, scored at 5-1/2

Mat: Whisper White 5-1/2 x 3-3/8

DSP panel: World of Good 5-1/2 x 3-1/4

3 small panels: Whisper White die cut with the Rectangle Dies 1-1/2 x 2-7/8

Sentiment: Whisper White 1 x 2-3/4

The details:

  • Stamp the following images from the Beautiful World stamp set as follows:
  • Globes: one in Misty Moonlight and one in Soft Suede
  • Ink well: Soft Suede
  • Feather: second generation Misty Moonlight
  • Sentiment: Misty Moonlight
  • Die cuts:
  • Globe stands: Brass Foil Sheet
  • After you are all done stamping, die cut all the pieces out with the World Map Dies
  • Run your three Whisper White panels through your Old World Paper Embossing Folder
  • Glue your globe fronts to the globe backs
  • Glue your Globe stands to the base of each globe

Putting the card together:

  • Adhere your DSP panel to the Whisper White mat
  • Attach this to the front of your card with adhesive
  • Adhere your three Whisper White rectangle  to the front of the card centering them
  • Attach the sentiment to the right hand side of the card front at the bottom of the white panels

  • Adhere your tall globe to the left hand side of your card front
  • Adhere your short globe with Dimensionals on the right side of the tall globe, overlapping them a tad
  • Adhere your ink well with a Dimensional
  • Add your quill with glue dots
  • The finishing touch is a double Linen Thread bow adhered to the quill

Here is our team:

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what the rest of the team created for you today:

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And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Sue Prather:

Karen Finkle:

Eva Dobilas:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $50.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 8 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

These are the products I used to make my card:

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Stampin’ Up! Forever Fern card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, today we have a color challenge that I was pretty excited for.  It is using Pretty Peacock, Pear Pizazz and Just Jade.  All three colors coordinate with the Forever Greenery Suite in the new annual catalog.  This set is my favorite suite and after playing with all my goodies today, I am ready to go make more cards with all the beautiful items that come in this suite of products.

The color challenge:

Stampin’ Up! Forever Fern:

The recipe:

Card base: Whisper White 4-1/4 x 11, scored at 5-1/2

Front panel: Whisper White 4-1/4 x 5-1/2

DSP top panel: Forever greenery 4-1/4 x 5-1/2

DSP bottom panel: Forever Greenery 4-1/4 x 2-1/2

Sentiment: Whisper White die cut with the second largest Stitched Shape Circle Die

The details:

  • Stamp your leaves using the stamps from the Forever Fern Stamp set onto  Whisper White card stock as follows:
  • Large leaf  image: Pretty Peacock
  • Round leaf image: Just Jade
  • Small leaf image: Pear Pizazz
  • Die cut the largest leaf die from the Forever Flourishing Dies using Whisper White Card Stock
  • Die cut all the inked leaf images using the dies from the  Forever Flourishing Dies set
  • Punch out the wreath (the one with the solid center) and some leaves from the Forever Gold Laser-Cut Specialty Paper

The sentiment:

  •  Stamp your sentiment using the saying from All Things Fabulous stamp set onto the Whisper White circle

Putting the card together:

  • Adhere your 4-1/4 x 5-1/2 piece of DSP to the  4-1/4 x 5-1/2 Whisper White panel
  • Attach the 4-1/4 x 2-1/2 piece of DSP to the bottom part of the White panel
  • Wrap a piece of Just Jade ribbon around the panel where the two seams of paper come together
  • Mount this panel to the front of the card with adhesive
  • Attach the Gold Wreath to the front of the card with liquid Glue
  • Attach the sentiment piece on top of the center of the gold wreath with Dimensionals
  • Adhere your white die cut leaf to the left of the sentiment but attaching it to the actual sentiment
  • Adhere your stamped green leaves to the left of the sentiment but attaching the leaves to the actually sentiment

Finishing touches:

  • Tuck in a few of the gold leaves from the Forever Gold Laser-Cut Specialty Paper
  • Add a Just Jade bow on top of the cluster of leaves
  • Color one medium Rhinestone with your Just Jade Stampin Blend and adhere it to the sentiment piece
  • Add a few Gold Metallic pearls here and there and your are done with your card

 

Here is our team:

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what the rest of the team created for you today:

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And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Sue Prather:

Karen Finkle:

Eva Dobilas:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $50.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 8 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

These are the products I used to make my card:

 Product List

 

Alternate Monday Stampin’ Up! Birds and Branches

I was having technical difficulties earlier today with my blog post.  I apologize for the incomplete post earlier.

 

Hi Stampers, It’s Alternate Monday day.  That means I am sharing a card taken from the blog hop that I participate in each Thursday. I am taking either the sketch or color challenge and making a second card that is close to or similar to the posted card from the hop.  I want to inspire you to get different looks for your card by mixing it up a bit by color and design.  Today I used the same layout, with a twist and changed the colors to give the card an “Alternate” look.

 

Stampin’ Up! Birds and Branches:

The recipe:

Card base: Whisper White 4-1/4 x 11, scored at 5-1/2

Mat: In Good Taste DSP 4 x 5-1/4

Front panel: Whisper White 4-1/4 x 5-1/2

The details:

  • Die cut the circle/leaf image die from the Birds and More die set with the Whisper White panel
  • Stamp the bird images from the Birds and Branches onto Whisper White card stock as follows:
  • Birds: Ink the solid bird image with Bumble Bee and then follow with the details bird image with Tuxedo Black Memento Ink
  • Die cut the birds using the die from Birds and More
  • Stamp the leaf images using the Forever Fern Stamp set as follows:
  • Large leaf: Just Jade
  • Small Leaf: Pear Pizzazz
  • Round leaf: Bumble Bee
  • After stamping die cut the leaf images using the dies from Forever Flourishing
  • Stamp your sentiment onto Whisper White Card stock using the saying from Itty Bitty Greetings stamp set
  • Punch the greeting out with the Classic Label Punch

Putting the card together:

  • Adhere your In Good Taste DSP to the front of the card with adhesive
  • Adhere your Whisper White die cut /embossed panel on top of the In Good Taste panel with Dimensionals
  • Adhere a cluster of leaves to each side of the circle die cut with glue dots
  • Attach a bird to the bottom of each cluster of leaves with a Dimensional

Finishing details:

  • Add a double Metallic Trim bow to the  bottom left bird
  • Adhere some Just Jade Enamel dots and Metallic  Pearls here and there to the front of the card and your are finished

Here is the card inspiration:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $50.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 8 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

These are the products I used to make my card:

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Stampin’ Up! Birds and Branches Card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, today for our hop we have a sketch challenge.  Inking up the Birds and Branches stamp set was so fun.  Birds and Branches was one of the first sets I ordered.  I love birds and have several feeders out in the backyard so I can see all the winged birdies that visit the garden.  Right now I have a Chickadee nesting in one of my birdhouses which inspired my color choices for my card.  Enjoy the hop today and do visit all the other talented ladies that have created cards today.

The sketch:

Stampin’ Up! Birds and Branches:

The recipe:

Card base: Whisper White 4-1/4 x 11, scored at 5-1/2

Mat: In Good Taste DSP 4 x 5-1/4

Mat strip: Whisper White 2-1/4 x 5-1/4

Embossed strip: Early Espresso 2 x 5-1/4 Embossed with the Greenery EF

Art Piece: Whisper White largest Circle Stitched Shape Die

The details:

  • Stamp the images from the Birds and Branches onto Whisper White card stock as follows:
  • Bird nest: Ink in Soft Suede and add some Early Espresso at the bottom of the nest with a sponge dauber to give the nest some dimension
  • Birds: Ink the solid bird image with Crumb Cake and then follow with the details bird image with Tuxedo Black Memento Ink
  • Eggs: Ink with Crumb cake and add some Early Espresso Ink with a sponge dauber at the bottom for shadow
  • Die cut the nest, birds and eggs using the coordinating Birds and More Die
  • Die cut the leaves twice using the die from Birds and More in Old Olive and once in Granny Apple Green card stock.
  • Shadow the Old Olive leaves with some Mossy Meadow ink and a sponge dauber
  • Stamp your sentiment onto the Circle using the saying from Many Mates stamp set

Putting the card together:

  • Adhere your In Good Taste DSP to the front of the card with adhesive
  • Adhere your Early Espresso embossed panel to the Whisper White mat strip
  • Adhere this to the front of the card with Dimensionals
  • Attach your circle art piece to the center of the thin panel strip
  • Adhere your Old Olive greenery to the bottom of the circle (I cut the ends off to make the greenery a bit shorter)
  • Cut up the Granny Apple Green greenery and tuck it among the Old Olive greenery for add color
  • Attach your nest to the bottom of the circle and on top of the greenery with Dimensionals
  • Tuck one bird underneath the nest on the left with Glue Dots
  • Attach the other bird with Dimensionals on the topside of the bird nest  on the bottom right side
  • Tuck in the 3 eggs and attach with Glue Dots

Finishing details:

  • Add a double Linen Thread bow to the left bottom on the bird nest
  • Adhere some medium and small pearls here and there to the front of the card and your are finished

Here is our team:

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what the rest of the team created for you today:

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And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Karen Finkle:

Eva Dobilas:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $50.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 8 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

These are the products I used to make my card:

 Product List

 

Alternate Monday Stampin’ Up! Butterfly Gala Card

Hi Stampers, It’s Alternate Monday day.  That means I am sharing a card taken from the blog hop that I participate in each Thursday. I am taking either the sketch or color challenge and making a second card that is close to or similar to the posted card from the hop.  I want to inspire you to get different looks for your card by mixing it up a bit by color and design.  Today I used the same layout, with a twist and changed the colors to give the card an “Alternate” look.

Stampin’ Up! Butterfly Gala Card:

The recipe:

Card base: Bumblebee 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, scored at 4-1/4

Mat: Early Espresso 5-1/4 x 4

Panel: Ornate Garden DSP 5-1/8 x 3-7/8

The details:

  • Stamp the Butterfly image using the image from the Butterfly Gala stamp set onto Whisper White card stock with Tuxedo Memento Black Ink
  • Color in the butterfly with your sponge daubers using Bumblebee and Terracotta Tile Ink
  • Punch out the butterfly with the Butterfly Duet Punch

The sentiment:

  • Stamp your Thanks  sentiment from the Ornate Thanks stamp set with Early Espresso Ink onto Whisper White card stock
  • Stamp your other sentiment from the Ornate Thanks stamp set with Versa Mark ink below the Thanks sentiment
  • Heat emboss this part of the sentiment with Gold Emboss Powder
  • Die cut the sentiment out with the die from Ornate Layers

Putting the card together:

  • Mount your DSP panel to the Early Espresso mat
  • Wrap a piece of Metallic Trim from the Forever Greenery Trim Pack
  • Adhere this to the front of your Bumblebee card front with Dimensionals
  • Adhere your Thanks sentiment to the front of the card with Dimensionals
  • Adhere your  two  butterflies  to the front of the card with a Dimensional
  • Add a Metallic Trim bow to the left of the sentiment
  • Add some Gold Sequins and pearls her and there to the front of the card for added sparkle

Card inspiration:

Here is the card from our Thursday Blog Hop that inspired today “Alternate Look”

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $50.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 8 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

These are the products I used to make my card:

Sorry the program I use to make my product list is down at the posting of my blog

 

 

Stampin’ Up! Ornate Garden Card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, today we have a color challenge using, Bumblebee (a new in-color) Old Olive and Soft Suede.  I don’t have my new inks yet but I did have some Ornate Garden DSP in my stash to make my card with the correct colors.  I added the Ornate Layers Dies and the Daisy Lane stamp set to complete my card today.

The color challenge:

Stampin’ Up! Ornate Garden Card:

The recipe:

Card base: Early Espresso 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, scored at 4-1/4

Mat: Whisper White 5-1/4 x 4

Panel: Ornate Garden DSP 5-1/8 x 3-7/8

The details:

  • Stamp the small daisy twice using the image from the Daisy Lane stamp set onto Whisper White card stock in 2nd generation Early Espresso Ink
  • Stamp the leaves twice from To A Wild Rose stamp set as follows:
  • Outline leaf: Early Espresso
  • Solid and detail leaf image: Old Olive
  • Punch out the daisy with the Medium Daisy Punch
  • Die cut the leaves out using the leaf image from Wild Rose dies

The sentiment:

  • Stamp your Thank You sentiment from the Ornate Thanks stamp set with Vera Mark  Ink onto Whisper White card stock
  • Heat emboss with Gold Embossing Powder
  • Die cut the sentiment out with the die from Ornate Layers
  • Die cut the larger mat for the the sentiment in Early Espresso card stock using the die from Ornate Layers

Putting the card together:

  • Mount your DSP panel to the Whisper White mat
  • Adhere this to the front of your Early Espresso card front with Dimensionals
  • Adhere your Thank You sentiment to the Early Espresso Ornate Layers mat
  • Mount this to the card front with Dimensionals
  • Adhere your  two daisy flowers together with liquid glue and adhere to the left top of the sentiment with a Dimensional
  • Cut apart your leaves and tuck underneath the daisy flower with glue dots
  • Add a Gold Glitter Enamel Dot to the center of your daisy and you are done

Here is our team:

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what the rest of the team created for you today:

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And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Sue Prather:

Karen Finkle:

Eva Dobilas:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $50.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 8 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

These are the products I used to make my card:

 Product List

 

Stampin’ Up! Blossom In Bloom Card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, Today we have a color challenge of Mango Melody, So Saffron and Old Olive. I wanted to use the new Blossom In Bloom stamp set for my share today and had so much fun getting a new stamp set inky.  This set will be available to order on June 3rd, only a few days from now, YIPPEE.    I had fun making a tri-fold gate card and now want to make this card several more times trying the design in different colors.

The color challenge:

Stampin’ Up! Blossoms In Bloom:

Card recipe:

Card base: Whisper White 2-5-1/2 x 8-1/2, scored at 4-1/4

Mat: Mango Melody 2- 5-1/4 x 2

Art piece: Whisper White 5-1/8 x 3-3/4

Sentiment: Whisper White 3- 5 1/4 x 4

Inside panel: Whisper White 5-1/4 x 4

The details:

  • Stamp your flower image onto your 5-1/8 x 3-3/4 Whisper White art piece as follows:
  • Large floral image is stamped in Mango Melody Ink
  • Small flowers are stamped in So Saffron Ink
  • Flower centers: large flowers are stamped in Black Ink and the small flowers are stamped in Mango Melody
  • All leaves are stamped in Old Olive (some are second generation stamping to give a lighter hue)
  • Cut your art piece in half so that is measures 5-1/8 x  1-78
  • Mat your two art piece strips onto the Mango Melody mats

The sentiment:

  • Stamp your sentiment using the the saying from Blossoms In Bloom stamp set in Tuxedo Memento Black Ink
  • I stamped the sentiment once in the middle of the paper and then filled in on each side of the happy birthday to make sure is was centered
  • After I stamped the sentiment I stacked two more layers of Whisper White card stock underneath to give it more strength and dimension

Putting the card together:

  • Score your 2 cards (that measure 5-1/2 x 4-1/4 folded dimensions) and score each end at  at 2-1/8
  • Adhere both card backs together with the folded edges on each end
  • Mount your matted art piece to each of the small folded ends of the card

  • Adhere your sentiment to the top art piece making sure the glue is only on the top part of the sentiment strip so your card opens up
  • Decorate the inside panel (Whisper White 5-1/4 x 4) with more flower and leaves
  • Add a double Linen Thread bow to the left of the sentiment panel
  • Adhere and few Rhinestones and your card is complete

Here is our team:

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what the rest of the team created for you today:

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And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Sue Prather:

Karen Finkle:

Eva Dobilas:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $50.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 8 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

These are the products I used to make my card:

 Product List

 

Stampin’ Up! Tasteful Touches Card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, today we have a sketch challenge for our hop.  I was so excited to use some of the NEW products from the upcoming Stampin’ Up! annual catalog that goes live on June 3rd.  My share for today is using the beautiful suite of products called Tasteful Touches.  The papers are outstanding and all the coordinating pieces were so fun to incorporate into this card.

The sketch:

Stampin’ Up! Tasteful Touches:

The recipe:

Card base: Whisper White 4-1/4 x 11, scored at 5-1/2  (Cut out a a 2 x 5-1/2 piece out of the front of the card )

Large Panel: In Good Taste DSP 5-1/4 x 4

Thin mat:  2-Basic Gray   2 x 5-1/4

DSP panel: 2-In Good Taste DSP  1-7/8 x 5-1/8

The details:

The flowers:

  • Stamp your flower image from the Tasteful Touches stamp set onto Whisper White card stock using your black Tuxedo Memento Ink
  • Color in the flowers with your Petal Pink Stampin Blends
  • Fussy cut the three flowers with your paper snips
  • Die cut the leaves using the die from the Forever Flourishing set from Old Olive card stock
  • Smudge the edges of the die cut leaves with Old Olive Ink and a Sponge Dauber for added detail
  • Stamp your sentiment from the Tasteful Touches stamp set onto the top of the 5-1/4 x 4 panel of the In Good Taste Panel

Open view:

Putting the card together:

 

  • Adhere the sentiment panel to the back of the inside of the card
  • Adhere both of  your 5-1/8 x 1-7/8  DSP panels to the Basic Gray Mats
  • Attach one of the matted panels to the front of the card and one gets attached on the backside of the inside front  (they are back to back)
  • Adhere the center flower with Dimensionals to the small door front so the flowers cover the hard edge of the cut on the front of the card.
  • Adhere the left and right flowers next to the center flower with glue dots
  • Tuck in your die cut greenery among the flowers
  • Adhere three of the leaves from the In Good Taste Elements to the center flower

Finishing touches:

  • Add a double Linen Thread bow to the left of the center flower
  • Adhere some Champagne Rhinestones here and there onto he front of the card for added sparkle and you are done!

 

Here is our team:

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what the rest of the team created for you today:

header for next blog button

And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Sue Prather:

Karen Finkle:

Eva Dobilas:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $50.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 8 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

These are the products I used to make my card:

 Product List