Stampin’ Up! Cake Soiree for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

I used the Stampin’ Up! Cake Soiree stamp set bundle to create my card and treat box for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop today.  We’ve got a color challenge this week and this is what I made for it.

Here are the colors that we’re using this week:

I used one of the Petal Pair Embossing Folders to emboss one of the Silver Mini Gabel Boxes.  I had to use a slightly different sandwich in my Big Shot as the standard embossing sandwich was too thick.  This is the sandwich that I used to emboss the box from the bottom to the top:

  • Big Shot Platform
  • Thin Die Adapter
  • Two pieces of Thick Whisper White card stock cut to just larger than the flat box size
  • Petal Pair Embossing Folder with the Silver Gable Box flat inside it
  • Cutting Plate

Since each Big Shot is slightly different, the card stock shims may need to be added or reduced.  But this sandwich worked in my Big Shot.

Once I had the box assembled, I tied a strand of Berry Burst Metallic Edge 3/8″ Ribbon around the box in a bow.  Then I stamped the sentiment from the Cake Soiree stamp set in Berry Burst ink on a panel of Whisper White card stock.  I cut it out with the Sweet Cake Framelits Dies tag and added two of the Vellum/Silver die cuts from the Sweet Soiree Embellishment Kit and two Sweet Cake Framelits die cuts from Old Olive card stock with Glue Dots.

I stamped the flower image from the Cake Soiree stamp set in Flirty Flamingo ink on a panel of Whisper White card stock and then cut it out with the matching Sweet Cake Framelits Die.  I adhered the flower die cut over the leaves on the tag and then added a silver enamel dot from the Metallic Enamel Shapes pack to finish the tag.  I tied the tag to the ribbon on the box with Silver Baker’s Twine.

I made a coordinating 3″ x 3″ card for the Gable Box.  I inked just the “happy birthday” sentiment from the Cake Soiree stamp set in Berry Burst ink and stamped it on a panel of Whisper White card stock.  I added two strips of silver Washi Tape and then adhered one of the Silver Foil die cuts with Stampin’ Dimensionals, both from the Sweet Soiree Embellishment Kit.  I adhered the stamped panel to a Flirty Flamingo card stock panel with SNAIL and then to a Berry Burst card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I added a silver enamel dot from the Metallic Enamel Shapes pack to finish the card.

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what Shelagh Freemantle has created today.

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

  1. Amy Koenders – You Are Here
  2. Shelagh Freemantle
  3. Mary Deatherage
  4. Kristi Gray
  5. Jaimie Babarczy
  6. Sue Prather
  7. Karen Finkle

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Berry Burst – 3″ x 6″ card base
  • Flirty Flamingo – 2-3/4″ x 2-3/4″ panel
  • Old Olive – Sweet Cake Framelits die cut
  • Whisper White – two Sweet Cake Framelits die cuts, 2-5/8″ x 2-5/8″ panel

Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project:

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I used the Stampin’ Up! Truly Tailored stamp set and a little bit of the True Gentleman DSP to create my card to share with you today.

I did a Facebook Live video showing you how I stamped the sentiment with the Stamparatus and you can find the link to my video on YouTube below.

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I’m sharing a few projects created by some of my very talented Stampin’ Up! team members with you all today.

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Stampin’ Up! February Paper Pumpkin Kit

I got my Paper Pumpkin Kit from Stampin’ Up! yesterday and I couldn’t wait to dig in!  My older daughter had the day off from school so we sat down put the kit together.  This pretty kit is called Wildflower Wishes and it contained all of the materials needed to create nine full size A2 cards with matching envelopes!

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The second release Sale-a-bration items from Stampin’ Up! are available starting today!  They’re offering 3 great new products that you can earn for FREE with a qualifying order!

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