Stampin’ Up! Oh So Succulent Thanks for the Happy Stampers Blog Hop

HappyStampersBlogPostBannerI used the Stampin’ Up! Oh So Succulent and All Things Thanks stamp sets to create my card for the Happy Stampers Blog Hop today.  We’ve got a sketch challenge and this is what I created for it.

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Here is the sketch that we’re using this week:

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My card also works for the Stamp Ink Paper #80 Challenge.  I love this stamp set and designer paper!

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I started by adhering a panel from the Succulent Garden DSP pack to a panel of Tip Top Taupe and then to a Thick Whisper White card base with SNAIL.  I adhered one of the Lace Doilies with the white side up to the card front with SNAIL and then wrapped a strand of Linen Thread around the card front twice and tied a bow.

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I stamped the sentiment from the All Things Thanks stamp set in Tip Top Taupe ink on a panel of Whisper White card stock and I cut it out with a Layering Circles Framelits die.  I adhered the die cut to another Layering Circles Framelits die cut form Tip Top Taupe card stock with SNAIL and the to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

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I stamped the images from the Oh So Succulent stamp set in Tip Top Taupe (for the outlines), Sweet Sugarplum, Calypso Coral (stamped off once) and Mint Macaron inks on a panel of Whisper White card stock.  I cut the images out with the matching Succulent Framelits Dies and adhered them with Glue Dots to the card front.  I added three Rhinestone Basic Jewels tucked around the die cuts to finish the card front.

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I stamped the images from the Oh So Succulent stamp set in Tip Top Taupe, Sweet Sugarplum, Calypso Coral (stamped off) and Mint Macaron inks on a Whisper White card stock panel inside the card.

You can see a complete list of supplies, including card stock cuts, at the very bottom of this post.

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what Shelagh Freemantle has created today.  So glad that Shelagh was able to rejoin our hop this week!!  🙂

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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:

  1. Amy Koenders – You Are Here
  2. Shelagh Freemantle
  3. Mary Deatherage
  4. Jari Francis
  5. Kristi Gray
  6. Jaimie Babarczy 

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Thick Whisper White – 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ card base
  • Tip Top Taupe – 3-1/2″ x 5-1/2″ panel, Layering Circles Framelits die cut
  • Whisper White – Layering Circles Framelits die cut, nine Succulent Framelits die cuts, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)
  • Succulent Garden Designer Series Paper – 3-3/8″ x 5-1/2″ panel

Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project:

28 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Oh So Succulent Thanks for the Happy Stampers Blog Hop

  1. How Pretty, I love the flowers and designer paper together, the gingham reminds me of being outside in the summer at a picnic.

  2. Just beautiful. The colors combine perfectly and the design is just GREAT. Thanks for such a great bloghop this week.

  3. Golly Amy,

    You are all so talented. I just love these blog hops you send me.

    These cards are all so pretty.

    Thank you.

    Gloria

  4. Beautiful card! I love your take on the sketch and that gingham is perfect for the background…adds color and enhances those pretty flowers. I second Jari’s thought that you make magic with stamps and ink!

  5. I so agree with everyone! It looks like gingham is back and it also reminds me of warmer weather. I also think you’ve got some great mojo and love to see your creations 😉 You’ve created a real gem here Amy, love the added doily, the twine also makes a great touch!

  6. Amy, your card is so so beautiful. Those succulents look so sweet paired with that gingham. I just LOVE it! Thanks so much for joining us at Stamp, Ink, Paper this week!

  7. oh Amy, that set is on my want list, it just moved up higher on the list after seeing your darling card. Love it!

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