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:

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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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Alternate Monday Stampin’ Up! Good Morning Magnolia 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! Magnolia Lane:

 

The recipe:

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

Front panel: 5-1/2 x 4-1/4 Flirty Flamingo 6×6 DSP

Inside pop up: Whisper White 3/4 x 5-1/4

Sentiment: Whisper White 1/2 x 4-3/4, punched at both ends with the Banner Triple Punch

The details:

  • Stamp your two magnolia flowers from the Good Morning Magnolia stamp set into a piece of Whisper White card stock and color as follows:
  • Flowers: Flirty Flamingo
  • Leaves: Mossy Meadow
  • Die cut both flowers and a few Mossy Meadow Die Cut leaves too

Front of the card:

 

  • Die cut a square using the Stitched Shape Die into the 4-1/4 x 5-1/2 Flirty Flamingo DSP panel and into the  card front at the same time
  • Stamp your sentiment  using the saying from Very Versailles Stamp Set
  • Adhere the sentiment with Dimensionals to the front of the card, right below the cut out square

Pop up details:

  • Score your 3/4  x 5-1/4 inside  pop up piece at 3/4, 1-1/2 and 4-1/2 on the landscape side of the strip
  • Put adhesive on the two ends of the scored pop up piece and insert into the card (this is hard to explain but hopeful the photo below helps
  • Adhere your two flowers into the pop up strip
  • Adhere your die cut leaves to the back of the flowers for added detail

Finishing details:

  • Add some small Rhinestones to the base of each flower
  • Stamp the inside of your card and your are done

Card inspiration:

Here is the card that inspired the “Alternate Look” from our blog hop on Thursday:

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! Special Someone Card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, today for our hop we have a color challenge using Night of Navy, Garden Green and Whisper White.  I was planning on using the rest of my Country Club DSP but had so much fun using the paper last week, I used it all up.  I put my thinking cap on,  decided to try a pop up card using the Someone Special stamp set and matching dies.   This fun pop up card is so versatile, any stamp set will work.  Hope you will try it and so share with me what you made using this fun technique.

The color challenge:

Stampin’ Up! Someone Special:

The recipe:

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

Front panel: 5-1/2 x 4-1/4 Embossed with the Subtle EF

Inside pop up: Whisper White 5-1/4 x 3

Inside pop up panel Whisper White die cut with the second largest Rectangle Die

The details:

  • Stamp your animals and flowers into a piece of Whisper White card stock as follows:
  • Racoon: outline in Early Espresso, body in second generation Soft Suede
  • Squirrel: outline in Early Espresso, body in Crumb Cake
  • Mouse: outline in Black, body in Gray Granite
  • Flowers: outline is Black, flowers in Night of Navy, Garden Green and second generation Night of Navy
  • Die cut all animals and flowers

Front of the card:

  • Die cut a circle using the Stitched Shape Die into the 4-1/4 x 5-1/2 Whisper White panel and into the  card front
  • Stamp a balloon in second generation stamping in Night of Navy Ink and a Black string onto the card front panel to the left top of the circle die cut hole
  • Run your 4-1/4 x5-1/2  panel through your machine with the Subtle  EF
  • Glue your embossed panel to the front of the card, lining up the circle cut out
  • Stamp your sentiment onto Whisper White card stock and punch it out with the Classic Label Punch
  • Adhere your Racoon to the front bottom left of the card with glue dots
  • Adhere the sentiment with Mini Dimensionals
  • Adhere there two small flowers to the left of the sentiment with glue dots
  • Adhere a few large and small flowers to the right side of the die cut circle with liquid glue

The art piece:

  • Stamp your three balloons on the Rectangle Die panel art piece as follows:
  • (Make sure they see through the window on the front of the card)
  • Balloons: outline in Black, balloons in Night of Navy, Garden Green and second generation Night of Navy
  • Balloon strings, Black
  • Adhere your squirrel and mouse with glue dots
  • Add a few flowers here and there on the art piece

Pop up details:

  • Score your 3 x 5-1/4 inside  pop up piece at 3/4, 1-1/2 and 4-1/2 on the landscape side of the panel
  • Put adhesive on the two ends of the scored pop up piece and insert into the card (this is hard to explain but hopeful the photo below helps
  • Adhere your art piece right up against the left edge of the card and onto the pop up piece

Finishing details:

  • Add a small Whisper White Bakers Twine bow to the racoon and squirrel 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:

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Alternate Monday Floral Essence 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! Floral Essence:

 

Card recipe:

Card base: Lovely Lipstick 4-1/4 x 11, scored at 5-1/2

Panel: Lovely Lipstick 4 x 5-1/4 Embossed with the Layered Leaves EF

Art piece: Whisper White, die cut with the third largest Rectangle Stitched Die

Sentiment: Whisper White 1/2 x 5

The details:

 

the art piece:

  • Stamp the background flowers using the two floral images from Floral Essence
  • Stamp the large flower in the background  (top left) with second generation stamping in Lovely Lipstick Ink
  • Stamp the other large flower (bottom, left) in Lovely Lipstick
  • Stamp the smaller image flower (bottom right) in second generation stamping in Lovely Lipstick
  • Create a mask using post in note tape with both top flower images
  • Mask off the flowers and stamp the leaf image in Granny Apple Green around the flowers

the flower:

  • Stamp your 3 petal flower twice on a piece of Lovely Lipstick card stock with Versa Mark Ink
  • Heat emboss with White Embossing Powder
  • Punch the petals out the with the Perennial Flower Punch
  • Stamp some leaves in Granny Apple Green using the leaf image from the Floral Essence stamp set (stamp a few second genertion leaves too) onto Whisper White card stock
  • Punch the leaves out using the Leaf Punch

The sentiment:

  • Punch the ends of your sentiment piece with the Banner Tripe punch at both ends
  • Stamp a sentiment from Itty Bitty Birthdays onto the sentiment piece

Putting the card together:

  • Adhere your Embossed Panel to the front of the card
  • Wrap a piece of Lovely Lipstick Ribbon around your art piece
  • Attache your art piece to the middle of the card with Dimensionls
  • Glue your petals together with liquid glue
  • Adhere your large flower to the center of the stamped flowers with Dimensionals
  • Tuck in three leaf clusters under the large flower with Glue Dots
  • Attach your sentiment on top of the art piece with glue dots

Finishing touches:

  • Add a Lovely Lipstick bow to the left hand side of the flower image
  • Add a  Floral Essence Floral Center to the large flower
  • Attach some From My Heart Faceted Gem to the front of your card and you are finished

Card inspiration:

Here is the card from our Thursday Blog Hop that inspired the “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:

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Stampin’ Up! Floral Essence Card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, Today for our hop we have a sketch challenge.  After looking through my stamps I decided to use the Floral Essence stamp set because I wanted to color in an image.  The flower in this set is so pretty and it was calling to be inked and colored today.

 

The sketch:

Stampin’ Up! Floral Essence:

Card recipe:

Card base: Calypso Coral 4-1/4 x 11, scored at 5-1/2

Panel: Calypso Coral 4-1/4 x 5-1/2 Embossed with the Hammered Metal EF

Art piece: Whisper White, die cut with the third largest Rectangle Stitched Die

Sentiment: Whisper White 1/2 x 5

The details:

the art piece:

  • Stamp the background flowers using the two floral images from Floral Essence
  • Stamp the large flower in the background  (top left) with second generation stamping in Calypso Coral Ink
  • Stamp the other large flower (bottom, left) in Calypso Coral
  • Stamp the smaller image flower (bottom right) in second generation stamping in Calypso Coral
  • Create a mask using post it note tape for the large and small flower images
  • Mask off the flowers and stamp the leaf image in Granny Apple Green around the flowers

the flower:

  •  Stamp your large flower on a piece of Whisper White card stock with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
  • Color in your flower with your Calypso Coral Stampin Blends
  • Fussy cut your flower out
  • Stamp some leaves in Granny Apple Green using the leaf image from the Floral Essence stamp set (stamp a few second generation leaves too) onto Whisper White card stock
  • Punch the leaves out using the Leaf Punch

The sentiment:

  • Punch the ends of your sentiment piece with the Banner Tripe punch at both ends
  • Stamp a sentiment from Itty Bitty Birthdays onto the sentiment piece

Putting the card together:

  • Wrap a piece of Polka Dot Tulle Ribbon around your Calypso Coral embossed panel
  • Adhere this panel to the front of the card
  • Attache your art piece to the middle of the card with Dimensionls
  • Adhere your large flower to the center of the stamped flowers with Dimensionals
  • Tuck in three leaf clusters under the large flower with Glue Dots
  • Attach your sentiment on top of the lower portion of the flower with glue dots

Finishing touches:

  • Add a Whisper White Polka Dot Tulle Bow to the left hand side of the flower image
  • Add a  Floral Essence Floral Center to the large flower
  • Attach some Calypso Coral Happiness Blooms Enamel Dots and a few Pearls to the front of your card and you 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:

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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Alternate Monday Birthday Bonanza Scrappy Strip 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! Birthday Bonanza:

 

The recipe:

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

Mat: Basic Black 5-1/4 x 4

Panel for scrappy strip technique:  Basic Black  5-1/8 x 3-7/8

Strips of DSP 5-1/2 by any cut you make

Sentiment: Crisp Cantaloupe  and Basic Black card stock die cut with  Pink Fresh Studio Essentials Classic Word Die

The details:

  • Cut strips of your DSP with your paper trimmer making them5-1/2 by any cut you want, just put them in the trimmer at an angle and just cut away, thin, thick it does not matter
  • Start by  gluing the first strip into the edge of the Basic Black panel, right along the edge
  • Proceed to layer each strip next to the previous strip leaving and ever so slight gap in between  ( the strips will overhang on the top and bottom of the card)
  • When you are done gluing the strips across the Basic Black panel, trim the bits off the card by putting the art piece facing down in your trimmer, and cut all the extra bits off
  • Mount your art piece onto the Basic Black mat

Putting the card together:

  • Wrap a piece of Crisp Cantaloupe Natures  Twine around the Scrappy Panel and mat
  • Mount this to the card from with Dimensionals
  • Die cut your sentiment in Basic Black and Crisp Cantaloupe card stock with the Pink Fresh Word Die
  • Mount the sentiment onto the card front with Dimensionals
  • Add a Crisp Cantaloupe Natures Twine bow to the left of the die cut words
  • Add some Rhinestones  and Crisp Cantaloupe Happiness Blooms Enamel dots the card front

Here is another color combo:

The card inspiration:

Here is the card from our Thursday blog hop that inspired todays card.  By changing the sentiments the card gets an 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:

Stampin’ Up! Birthday Bonanza Card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, Today for our hop we have a color challenge of Bermuda Bay, Grapefruit Grove and Daffodil Delight.  If you look at the colors in the Birthday Bonanza DSP,  all the colors are in that darling paper and perfect for a starting off point for my card.  I saw a technique called  ‘Scrappy Strip Technique” and thought, great technique for all the bits and pieces that I have left of this paper.  I did not purchase the dies or stamp set so all I had was the paper to work with. It worked out beautifully, great paper in a fun design, a win, win in my book.  I watched a great how to videos on this technique. I want to give a shout out to Bruno Bertucci for the great instructions.

The color challenge:

Stampin’ Up! Birthday Bonanza:

The recipe:

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

Mat: Basic Black 5-1/4 x 4

Panel for scrappy strip technique: Basic Black  5-1/8 x 3-7/8

Strips of DSP 5-1/2 by any dimension your make the strips

Sentiment: Whisper White Stitched Shaped Circle Die (second to largest)

Sentiment mat: Bermuda Bay Layering Circle Die

The details:

  • Cut strips of your DSP with your paper trimmer making them5-1/2 by any cut you want, just put them in the trimmer at an angle and just cut away, thin, thick it does not matter
  • Start by  gluing the first strip onto the edge of the Basic Black panel, right along the edge
  • Proceed to layer each strip next to the previous strip leaving an ever so slight gap in between  ( the strips will overhang on the top and bottom of the card)
  • When you are done gluing the strips across the Basic Black panel. trim the bits off the card by putting the art piece facing down in your trimmer, and cut all the extra bits off
  • Mount your art piece onto the Basic Black mat

Putting the card together:

  • Wrap a piece of Whisper White Bakers Twine around the Scrappy Panel and mat
  • Mount this to the card front with Dimensionals
  •  Stamp your sentiment using the words from Seaside Notions onto the Whisper White Circle
  • Mount the sentiment onto the Bermuda Bay Scalloped Circle
  • Adhere this to the front of the card with Dimensionals
  • Add a double Whisper White Bakers Twine bow
  • Color in some Rhinestones with your Dark Bermuda Bay Stampin Blend and adhere to the card front

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! To A Wild Rose

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! To A Wild Rose:

 

The recipe:

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

Mat: Whisper White 5-1/4 x 4

Embossed panel: Whisper White 5-1/8 x 3-7/8 Embossed with the Brick and Mortar EF

Sentiment: Whisper White die cut from the Ornate Layers Dies

Sentiment mat: Calypso Coral Ornate Layer Die

The details:

  • Stamp the floral image from the To A Wild Rose stamp set onto a piece of Whisper White card stock with the following inks
  • Layer 1 Petal Pink
  • Layer 2 Calypso Coral
  • Layer 3 (the outline) Poppy Parade
  • Stamp the leaf image twice from To A Wild Rose stamp set onto a piece of Whisper White cards stoke with the following inks
  • Layer 1 Granny Apple Green
  • Layer 2 Old Olive
  • Layer 3 (the outline) Mossy Meadow
  • Die cut the flower and both sets of leaves

The sentiment:

  • Stamp your Sentiment onto the Whisper White Ornate Layers Dies piece using the sentiment from the Very Versailles stamp set using Black Tuxedo Momento Ink
  • Mount the sentiment onto the Calypso Coral Ornate Layer Die with snail

Putting the card together:

  • Adhere your Whisper White embossed panel to the Whisper White mat
  • Adhere this panel to the card from with Dimensionals
  • Adhere your sentiment piece to the right hand, bottom part of the card front with Dimensionals
  • Adhere your rose to the card front with Dimensionals
  • Adhere the two sets of leaves to the flower with glue dots

Finishing details:

  • Attach some Crisp Cantaloupe Gingham Gala Sequins
  • Adhere a few  pearls to the front to the card and you are finished

Another color variation:

  • This card used Highland Heather, Gorgeous Grape and Blackberry Bliss  for the flower

The card inspiration:

Here is the card from the Thursday Blog Hop that inspired todays ” 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:

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Stampin’ Up! Last Chance Products

Stampin’ Up!’s Last Chance Sale On Retiring Items Going On Now!

Stampin’ Up! has posted their retiring lists for the 2019-20 Annual Catalog and January-June 2020 Mini Catalog.  Head over to my online store to pick up those retiring items now!  They’re only available while supplies last from now through June 2!  And some of the items are available at a discount!!

 

Have fun shopping!  Don’t forget, everything except for the stamp sets are only available while supplies last!!

One quick FYI, the Stampin’ Blends are NOT retiring, they’re being repackaged and sold as Combo Packs starting with the new catalog. So don’t panic! They’re still going to be available. YAYAY!!!

 

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

Hi Stampers, today for our hop we have a sketch challenge.  The Forever Blossoms stamp set was calling to be inked up and it worked beautifully with the sketch.  I decided to use a bold color for the flowers to change it up a bit from the soft DSP that complements this bundle.  I love the way a bright color makes this set new again.

The sktech:

Stampin’ Up! Forever Blossoms:

The recipe:

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

Mat: Lovely Lipstick 4-5/8 x 3-3/8

Embossed panel: Whisper White 4-1/2 x 3-1/4 Embossed with the Brick and Mortar EF

Sentiment: Whisper White die cut from the Ornate Layers Dies

The details:

  • Stamp the floral image twice from the Forever Blossoms stamp set onto a piece of Whisper White card stock using Black Tuxedo Momento Ink
  • On the second stamped image only color the two top rose buds and them cut them apart form the rest of the stamped image
  • Stamp  the single leaf image twice onto a piece of Whisper White card stock using Black Tuxedo Momento Ink
  • Color in the flowers with your Lovely Lipstick Stampin Blends
  • Color in the leaves with your Granny Apple Green Stampin Blends
  • Die cut your images out with the Cherry Blossoms Dies

The sentiment:

  • Stamp your Sentiment onto the Ornate Layers Dies piece using the sentiment from the Band Together stamp set using Black Tuxedo Momento Ink

Putting the card together:

  • Adhere your Whisper White embossed panel to the Lovely Lipstick mat
  • Adhere this panel to the card from with Dimensionals
  • Adhere your sentiment piece to the right hand, bottom part of the card front with Dimensionals
  • Cut your floral image apart  at the bottom flower and rose bud
  • Adhere the top half of the stamped image to the card with Dimensionals
  • Overlap the bottom half of the floral image and adhere it to the front of the card with double stacked Dimensionals
  • Tuck in the extra rose bud and two leaf images to the bouquet with glue dots

Finishing details:

  • Adhere a Whisper White  Polka Dot Tulle bow to the floral bouquet
  • Attach a small pearl to the center of each flower
  • Adhere more pearls to the front to the card and you 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:

Sue Prather:

Karen Finkle:

Eva Dobilas:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic:

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These are the products I used to make my card:

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