Stampin’ Up! Forever Blossoms Card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, Today for our hop we worked on a color challenge using Petal Pink, Pool Party and  Whisper White.  The Parisian Blossom DSP and my new Forever Blossom Bundle were the perfect products to use for the hop today.

The color challenge:

Stampin’ Up! Forever Blossom:

The recipe:

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

Mat: Pool Party 4 x 5-1/4 embossed with the Subtle Embossing Folder

DSP panel: Parisian Blossom DSP in Petal Pink die cut with the Rectangle Die (3-3/8 x 4-5/8)

DSP panel: Parisian Blossom in Pool Party die cut with the Rectangle Die (3-3/8 x 4-5/8)

Art piece: Whisper White Stitched Shaped Die (the largest circle)

The details:

  • Stamp the large floral image twice from the Forever Blossom stamp set onto Whisper White card stock in Tuxedo Memento Black Ink
  • Stamp the single blossom, rose bud, double leaf and single leaf images from the Forever Blossom stamp set twice onto Whisper White card stock with your Tuxedo Memento Black Ink
  • Color your images with your Stampin Blends as follows:
  • All flowers: Petal Pink (Only color in the top three flowers on the largest floral as you will be cutting the rest of the image off)
  • Leaves: Old Olive
  • After you color in your images, use the matching Cheery Blossom Dies to cut all the images out
  • Stamp your sentiment from the Beautiful Friendship stamp set onto your circle art piece using Tuxedo Memento Black Ink

Putting the card together:

  • Adhere your embossed Pool Party panel to the card front with snail
  • Adhere your two DSP panels on top of the pool party panel with snail (set them at an angle on the card front)
  • Adhere your sentiment into the middle of the card front with Dimensionals
  • Cut the bottom part of the large floral image off leaving the three top flowers and tuck this under the sentiment and adhere with snail (my images are at 1 and 7 o’clock if you think of a clock)
  • Adhere one single cherry blossom image to each cluster with a Dimensional
  • Tuck in the single and double leaves along with the cherry blossom bud to the flower cluster

Finishing touches:

  • Add a Petal Pink Metallic Edge Ribbon to the bottom left flower cluster
  • Adhere a few Champagne Rhinestones to your card 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 Dobias:

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 $25.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 20 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.

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Stampin’ Up! Under My Umbrella Card for the Happy Inkin” Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, Today we have a sketch challenge.  Mr Brown came and delivered my pre-order and the stamp set Under My Umbrella was in the box.  Using this set was so fun and perfect for the challenge and it was so fun coloring in all the images.  I know the sketch has a heart on it but that is the beauty of a sketch, you use that as a starting point for your design and that is just what I did.

The sketch:

Not only did I change the shape of the image on my card but I pushed my design from the right to the left.  What a great jumping off point for creativity.

Stampin’ Up! Under My Umbrella:

The recipe:

Card base: Flirty Flamingo 4-1/4 x 11, scored at 5-1/2

Panel: Flirty Flamingo 4-1/4 x 5-1/2 embossed with the Coastal Weave EF

Panel: Whisper White cut with the Stitched Rectangle Die (3-1/2 x 4-7/8)

Panel: Flirty Flaming cut with the Stitched Rectangle Die (3-1/2 x 4-7/8)

Square: Whisper White card stock cut with the Stitched Shapes Dies (second largest)

Sentiment: Whisper White  5/8 x 3 punched with the Triple Banner Punch

The details:

  • Stamp the raindrop image from Under My Umbrella stamp set onto the Pool Party panel with Pool Party Ink
  • Stamp your umbrella and floral images into Whisper White card stock with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
  • Color in your images with your Stampin Blends as follows:
  • Umbrella: Flirty Flamingo, then punch it out with the Umbrella Builder Punch
  • Boots: Daffodil Delight
  • Floral Leaves: Granny Apple Green
  • Flowers: Flirty Flamingo, Highland Heather, Daffodil Delight and Pool Party
  • When all the flowers and boots are colored, fussy cut them out with your paper snips
  • Punch out the umbrella handle with Basic Black card stock using the Umbrella Builder Punch
  • Stamp your sentiment onto the sentiment piece using the stamp from Under My Umbrella

Putting the card together:

  • Adhere your basket weave panel to the front of the card with snail
  • Adhere the two rectangle panels to the front of the card (off set a bit)
  • Adhere your square Whisper White piece to the front left of the card with Dimensionals
  • Attach your sentiment with glue dots
  • Attach your boots to the left of the sentiment with glue dots
  • Adhere your umbrella to the square with Dimensionals
  • Glue on the umbrella handle on with a touch of liquid glue
  • Adhere your flowers with glue dots by tucking them under the umbrella edge. The last little floral is attached with a mini dimensional for added texture

More details:

  • Add a Whisper White Crinkle Seam Binding Ribbon to the left of the floral
  • Add some Basic White Pearls to the front of the card 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:

Eva Dobias:

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 $25.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 20 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.

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Alternate Monday Stampin’ Up! Timeless Tropical

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! Timeless Tropical:

Stampin' Up! Timeless Tropical card by Kristi @ www.stampingwithkristi.com

The recipe:

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

DSP: Tropical Oasis  DSP 5-1/4 x 4

Art piece: Whisper White Rectangle Die

Frame: Real Red Rectangle Dies

The details:

  • Stamp your floral images from the Timeless Tropical stamp set onto Whisper White card stock
  • Color the large hibiscus with your Real Red and Mango Melody Stampin Blends
  • Color in the small flowers with your Real Red Stampin Blends
  • Die cut all the floral images out with your In The Tropics Dies
  • Stamp the leaf image using the image from Timeless Tropical  with Tuxedo Memento Ink
  • Color the leaves with Old Olive Stampin Blends
  • Die cut the leaves with Timeless Tropical
  • Die cut a few of the small leaves from the same set using Old Olive card stock
  • Stamp your sentiment from the Timeless Tropical stamp set onto the Whisper White art piece

Putting the card together:

Stampin' Up! Timeless Tropical card by Kristi @ www.stampingwithkristi.com

  • Adhere your Tropical OASIS DSP to the front of the card with snail
  • Attach the Whisper White art piece to the front of the card with snail
  • Mount your Real Red frame with Foam Adhesive Strips on top of the art piece
  • Arrange and attach all the flowers to the front of the card using glue dots and dimensionals
  • Adhere the leaves here and there to fill in the floral arrangement with some greenery

Finishing touches:

  • Add a large Rhinestone to the center of each flower
  • Adhere the Real Red Rhinestones
  • Add a touch of Wink of Stella to the stamen of the hibiscus and to the smaller red flowers for some added sparkle
  • You are done

The card inspiration:

Here is the card that inspired my Alternate Monday card.  You can see it here:

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 $25.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 20 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.

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

Hi Stampers, Today we have a color challenge of Real Red, Flirty Flamingo and White.   The colors are perfect for a floral card that is  great for birthdays or change the sentiment and make this a Valentines card.  Thanks for stopping by and enjoy the hop.

The color challenge:

Stampin’ Up! Beautiful Friendship:

The details:

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

DSP: Brights Paper Pack Flirty Flamingo 5-1/4 x 4

Art piece: Whisper White Rectangle Die

Frame: Real Red Rectangle Dies

The details:

  • Stamp your floral images from the Beautiful Friendship stamp set onto Whisper White card stock
  • Stamp the florals twice using your Stamparatus
  • The first stamp is using your Flirty Flamingo Ink
  • The second time your stamp, dab some Real Red Ink onto a sponge dauber and dab the center of the flowers and then re stamp on top of the Flirty Flamingo image (this give you some nice shading
  • Fussy cut all the floral images out with your paper snips
  • Stamp the leaf image using the image from Painted Harvest using Old Olive Ink
  • Punch the leaves out and them cut them into singles at the stem
  • Stamp your sentiment from the Beautiful Friendship stamp set onto the Whisper White art piece

Putting the card together:

  • Adhere your Flirty Flamingo DSP to the front of the card with snail
  • Atttach the Whisper White art piece to the front of the card with snail
  • Mount your Real Red frame with Foam Adhesive Strips on top of the art piece
  • Arrange and attach all the flowers to the front of the card using glue dots and dimensionals
  • Adhere the leaves here and there to fill in the floral arraingment with some green

Finishing touches:

  • Color some Rhinestones with your dark Flirty Flamingo Stampin Blend
  • Add a few White Sequins
  • Adhere the Flirty Flamingo Rhinestones
  • Add several Real Red Rhinestones 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:

Karen Finkle:

Eva Dobias:

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 $25.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 20 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.

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Stampin’ Up! Honey Bee Card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, I took a week off while we were in Colorado for the Christmas holiday but I am back with a new card and a new bundle.  I preorderd the Honey Bee bundle a few weeks ago as my first new set from the Mini Catalog.  I just loved the little bee and had to use it today.  I have made 6 different cards already with this set and know I will be making more.  Today we have a sketch challenge which helped me decide which card to share today.  Enjoy the hop.

The sketch:

Stampin’; Up! Honey Bee:

Here is the recipe:

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

Panel: Golden Honey DSP 5-1/2 x 4-1/4

Mat: Basic Black 4-3/8 x 3-1/8

DSP panel: Golden Honey 4-1/4 x 3

Sentiment: Whisper White 3/4 x 4-3/4 punched with the Triple Banner Punch

The details:

  • Stamp the bee skep image onto Whisper White card stock with Daffodil Delight Ink using the Honey Bee Stamp Set
  • Stamp your bees (one large and one small) onto Whisper White card stock using Tuxedo Black Memento Ink and your Honey Bee Stamp Set
  • Color in your bees with your Daffodil Delight Stampin Blends
  • Die cut your skep and bees with the Detailed Bees Dies
  • Stamp your sentiment from the Honey Bee Stamp Set onto the Whisper White sentiment piece

Putting the card together:

  • Adhere your DSP panel to the front of the card base (I colored in the bees with my Daffodil Delight Stampin Blend
  • Adhere your small DSP panel to the Basic Black Mat
  • Attach this panel to the front of the card with dimensionals
  • Attach the sentiment at the bottom on the raised panel
  • Adhere your Bee Skep to the front of the card with dimensionals
  • Adhere your bees to the front of the card with glue dots

Finishing touches:

  • Add a double White Bakers Twine Bow to the right of the bee skep
  • Color some Rhinestones with your Dark Daffodil Delight Stampin Blend and add them to the bee Skep
  • You are done!

Here is another card:

I used different paper for this card but the design is the same. Which one do you like better?

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:

Eva Dobias:

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 $25.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 20 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.

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Stampin’ Up! Night Before Christmas and Merry Christmas To All Card for the Happy Inkin’

Hi Stampers, Today for our hop we have a sketch challenge for you.  Inking up the saying from Merry Christmas To All made the perfect focal point for my card today.  Add in the Night Before Christmas DSP and you have a quick easy card.

The sketch:

Stampin’ Up! Night Before Christmas and Merry Christmas To All:

The recipe:

Card base: Very Vanilla 4-1/4 x 11, scored at 5-1/2

Mat: Cherry Cobbler 4 x 5-1/4

DSP panel: Night Before Christmas 3-7/8 x 5-1/8

Sentiment piece: Very Vanilla

Sentiment mat: Cherry Cobbler

The details:

  • Die cut your sentiment piece using the Layering Square dies
  • Stamp your sentiment with Cherry Cobbler Ink from the Merry Christmas To All stamp set
  • Die cut your sentiment mat from Cherry Cobbler card stock using the Layering Square Dies
  • Adhere your sentiment to the Cherry Cobbler Scallop Mat

Putting the card together:

  • Adhere your DSP panel to the Cherry Cobbler mat
  • Wrap a piece of Linen Thread around the panel twice and adhere to the front of the card with Dimensionals
  • Adhere you sentiment panel to the front of the card with Dimensionals

More details:

  • Cut out two stocking from the Night Before Christmas DSP
  • Adhere the stocking to the bottom of the sentiment piece with glue dots
  • Add a double Linen Thread Bow to the left of the sentiment piece
  • Add a few Rhinestones to the right bottom side of the sentiment piece
  • Color the fir on the stockings with Wink of Stella 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:

Eva Dobias:

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 $25.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 20 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! Bloom and Grow Christmas Card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, Today for our blog hop we have a color challenge of Smokey Slate, Whisper White and a color of our choice which for me was, Real Red.   I fudged a bit on the colors as I thought the Smokey Slate was Silver.  Since my card was done with silver, I just went with it.  You could easily change the card to Smokey Slate and it would still be beautiful  Enjoy our hop today.

The color challenge:

Stampin’ Up! Bloom and Grow Christmas Card:

The recipe:

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

Panel: Whisper White 4-1/4 x 5-1/2 Embossed the the Subtle EF

Glimmer Strips : Red Glimmer Paper 5-1/2 x 1

DSP: Feels Like Frost 3-3/16 x 5-1/2

Scallop circle: Red Glimmer Paper

Art piece: Whisper White Stitched Shaped Die circle (largest one)

The Details:

the flowers:

  • Stamp your floral image from the Bloom and Grow stamp set into a piece of Whisper White card stock with Black Tuxedo Memento Ink
  • Color in your flowers with Stampin Blends as follows:
  • Flowers: Real Red
  • Leaves Old Olive
  • Die cut your image out with the Budding Blooms Die
  • Stamp your sentiment from the Christmas Gleaming stamp set onto the Whisper White Stitched Shaped Circle
  • Adhere the circle to the Red Glimmer Scallop Circle
  • Adhere your floral image to the bottom of the art piece with glue dots

Putting the card together:

  • Adhere your Subtle embosses panel to the front of the card
  • Adhere your Red Glimmer strips to the sides of the Feels Like Frost panel
  • Adhere this to the front of the card with snail
  • Adhere your art piece to the front of the card with Dimensionals

Finishing touches:

  • Add a Real Red Ribbon to the right side of the art piece
  • Add a Real Red Glimmer Dot to the sentiment piece along with one Silver Metallic Pearl and small Rhinestone
  • Add Silver Metallic Pearls and small Rhinestones to the tiny circle flowers in the floral spray

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 Dobias:

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 $25.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 20 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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Alternate Monday Stampin’ Up! So Many Stars 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! So Many Stars Card:

The recipe:

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

DSP panel: Wrapped In Plaid 5-1/4 x 3-5/8

Gold Strip: Gold Glimmer Paper 5-1/4 x 1

Sentiment piece: Whisper White

The details:

The Stars:

  • Die cut your large star using a piece of DSP from the Wrapped In Plaid stack and the Stitched Stars Dies
  • Die cut 4 more stars with Shaded Spruce card stock and glue all the stars in a stack, topping the stack off with the plaid star
  • Die cut 4 different size  stars in Gold Glimmer paper
  • Die cut a few small plaid stars

The Sentiment:

  • Die cut your sentiment piece from the Wild Rose Dies using a piece of Whisper White Card Stock
  • Stamp the Sentiment from the  Christmas Gleaming Stamp Set using Tuxedo Memento Black Ink (stamp the sentiment to the right side of  the die cut piece)

Putting the card together:

  • Adhere your gold strip to the bottom of the card front
  • Adhere you DSP panel to the front of the card overlapping the gold strip
  • Adhere your sentiment with dimensionals to the front of the card and off to the right side a tad
  • Adhere you large plaid star with dimensionals on top of the sentiment piece
  • Tuck the other starts in and around the plaid star

More details:

  • make a triple White Linen Thread bow and attach it to the right side of the large star
  • Color in some Rhinestones with your Cherry Cobbler Stampin Blend and add them the centers of the large detailed gold stars
  • Add on small Rhinestone to the sentiment piece and your are done!

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 $25.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 20 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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To A Wild Rose Christmas Card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, Today for our hop we have a sketch challenge.  Inking up the stamp set “To A Wild Rose” was a fun way to make a Christmas card with a non Christmas stamp set.  I am thrilled with the results and hope you will ink this stamp set up and make a Christmas card too.  Enjoy the hop!

The Sketch:

To A Wild Rose Christmas Card:

The recipe:

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

DSP panel: Wrapped In Plaid-1/4 x 3-5/8

Gold Strip: Gold Glimmer Paper 5-1/4 x 1

Sentiment piece: Whisper White

Swirly pieces: Gold Glimmer Paper

The details:

The Rose:

  • Stamp your rose and leaf images (2) from the To A Wild Rose Stamp Set with Black Tuxedo Memento Ink onto a piece of Whisper White Card Stock
  • Color your images using your Stampin Blends as follows
  • Rose: Cherry Cobbler
  • Leaves:  Shaded Spruce
  • After you color in your images die cut them out using the Wild Rose Dies

The Sentiment:

  • Die cut your sentiment piece from the Wild Rose Dies using a piece of Whisper White Card Stock
  • Stamp the Sentiment from the  Christmas Gleaming Stamp Set using Tuxedo Memento Black Ink (stamp the sentiment to the right side of  the die cut piece)

Putting the card together:

  • Adhere your gold strip to the bottom of the card front
  • Adhere you DSP panel to the front of the card overlapping the gold strip
  • Adhere your sentiment with dimensionals to the front of the card and off to the right side a tad
  • Adhere you flower with dimensionals on top of the sentiment piece
  • Tuck one set of leaf clusters under the top of the flower
  • Snip the other leaf cluster apart and adhere these leaves to the bottom of the flower

More details:

  • Die cut some swirls using the die from the Christmas Cardinal Die set using the Gold Glimmer paper
  • Adhere the swirls under the flower at 11 and 5 oclock
  • Punch some dots from the Gold Glimmer paper using a few different sized paper hole punches and adhere them to the front the of the card in clusters
  • Add a few of the Gold Metallic Pearls in with the Gold Glimmer dots
  • Add one large Gold Glimmer paper punched dot for the center of the flower 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 Dobias:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic:

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Alternate Monday Stampin’ Up! Brightly Gleaming 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! Brightly Gleaming:

The recipe:

Card base: Very Vanilla 4-1/4 x 11, scored at 5-1/2

Mat: Night of Navy 4 x 5-1/4

DSP: Brightly Gleaming 3-7/8 x 5-1/8

DSP strip: 3-7/8 x 1-5/8

The Ornaments:

  • Stamp all holly and ornaments onto Very Vanilla card stock in Tuxedo Memento Black Ink using the Brightly Gleaming Stamp Set
  • Color in and or ink the images as follows:
  • Leaves, Mossy Meadow Stampin Blends
  • Berries, Night of Navy Stampin Blends
  • Swirly long ornament: Night of Navy Ink
  • Geometric long ornament: Mossy Meadow Ink
  • Short ornament: Shaded Spruce card stock and heat embossed with Copper Emboss Powder and Vera Mark Ink
  • When you are done coloring, fussy cut the leaf clusters out with your paper snips
  • Punch out all the ornaments with the Gleaming Ornament Punch Pack

The details:

  • Attach your DSP panel strip to the DSP panel
  • Attach your DSP panel to the Night of Navy mat
  • Adhere the stacked panel to the front of your card with dimensionals
  • Adhere the background ornaments with glue dots and the ornament of the top with Dimensionals
  • The little copper round ornament is from the Brightly Gleaming Foil Elements Pack
  • Attach the holly with glue dots
  • Using your Night of Navy Stampin Blend, color some White Bakers Twine and add one tiny bow to the tall green ornament
  • A few Rhinestones finishes your card

The sentiment:

  • cut a Very Vanilla strip of card stock approx 1/2 x 3-1/2
  • Stamp your sentiment using the Itty Bitty Christmas stamp set, stamp in Night of Navy and Punch the end with the Triple Banner Punch
  • Tuck the sentiment underneath the berries but on top of the ornaments.

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 $25.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 20 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