Stampin’ Up! Lemon Zest So Sweet Card for Stamp Ink Paper

I used the Stampin’ Up! Lemon Zest and Make A Difference Stamp sets to create my card for the ABC’s & 123’s challenge from Stamp Ink Paper this week.

Here is the challenge graphic for Stamp Ink Paper 151.  Hope that you’ll stop by to play along too!

My card design was inspired by CAS-ual Fridays CFC199.

I started by coloring the fruit slice image from the Lemon Zest stamp set with different combinations of the following Stampin’ Write Markers: Grapefruit Grove, Lemon Lime Twist, Flirty Flamingo, Granny Apple Green and Pineapple Punch.  I stamped the images on a panel of Whisper White card stock and then adhered the stamped panel to a panel of Grapefruit Grove card stock with SNAIL.

I wrapped a strand of Linen Thread around the panel three times and tied a bow.  Then I adhered the stamped panel to Grapefruit Grove card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I inked the fruit slice with a Lemon Lime Twist and Pineapple Punch Stampin’ Write Marker, stamped it on a separate panel of Whisper White card stock and then cut it out with a Layering Circles Framelits Die.  I adhered the die cut to the card front with Glue Dots.


I inked the fruit slice in Grapefruit Grove ink, stamped it on scrap paper and then stamped it on a panel of Whisper White card stock.  I stamped the sentiment with the letters from the Make a Difference photopolymer stamp set in Granny Apple Green ink over the fruit slice and then cut around it with a Stitched Shapes Framelits die.  I adhered the die cut to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I stamped the two leaves from the Lemon Zest stamp set in Granny Apple Green ink on a panel of Whisper White card stock and punched them out with the matching Lemon Builder Punch.  I adhered the two punched leaves with Glue Dots and then added a Rhinestone Basic Jewel next to the sentiment to finish the card front.

I inked and stamped the fruit slices from the Lemon Zest stamp set in the colors noted above and I stamped them on a panel of Whisper White card stock inside the card.

***Don’t forget that the bundle pricing for the Lemon Zest stamp set and punch will be ending on May 31!  Both of those items are available in the new catalog, but they’ll be at the regular price.  So be sure to get the bundle deal before it goes away!

You can see a list of supplies, including card stock cuts, used to create this project at the very bottom of this blog post.


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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Grapefruit Grove – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel
  • Whisper White – 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″ panel, Layering Circles Framelits die cut, Stitched Shapes Framelits die cut, two Lemon Builder Punches, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)

Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project:

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Stampin’ Up! Fabulous Flamingo in the New Subtles Colors

I used the Fabulous Flamingo stamp set and the Sunshine Wishes Thinlits Dies to create my card to share with you today.  I pulled out several of the new colors from the Subtles Color Collection in the upcoming 2018-19 Annual Catalog for the images.

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Stampin’ Up! Abstract Impressions for the Joint Happy Inkin’ Thursday and Happy Stampers Blog Hop

We’re joining forces with Sandi MacIver’s Happy Stampers for our Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop this week!  We’re planning to do this one Thursday each month and we’re excited to have Sandi’s group hopping with us for the first time!  We’re also doing something a little fun with the challenges.  On our combined weeks, we will have a sketch challenge and a color challenge that we can choose to use individually or together!

I used both the sketch and the colors for my card share this week.  I pulled out the Stampin’ Up! Abstract Impressions stamp set from the upcoming 2018-19 Annual Catalog to create my project.

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I used the Stampin’ Up! Accented Blooms stamp set to create my card to share with you today.  This awesome stamp set will be available starting June 1 and it coordinates with the Tailored Tag Punch from the current Occasions Catalog!  I might need to add a sunglasses warning for this card…it’s pretty bright! 😉

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Stampin’ Up! Heartland Father’s Day Card for Stamp Ink Paper

I used the Stampin’ Up! Heartland and Guy Greetings stamps to create my card for the Stamp Ink Paper fancy fold challenge this week.  I don’t do “fancy” cards, so this is about as fancy as I could get!  🙂

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Twenty Four Stampin’ Up! Projects by Amy’s Inkin’ Krew Featured Stampers

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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