Hello and welcome to another Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop, formerly known as the Happy Stampers Blog Hop. We’ve got a new logo and a slightly different name, but we’re still the same group. Hope that you like the new look! 🙂
I used the Stampin’ Up! Sunshine Sayings and Sealed With Love stamp sets to create my card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop today. We’ve got a color challenge and this is what I created for it.
Here are the colors that we’re using today.
My card design and the red and white colors were loosely inspired by the Fusion Challenge this week:
I started by adhering a panel from the Sending Love DSP Stack to the front of a Real Red card base with Multipurpose Liquid Glue. Then I stamped the two heart images from the Sealed With Love photopolymer stamp set randomly over a panel of Whisper White card stock in VersaMark Ink. I sprinkled the panel with White Stampin’ Emboss Powder and heat embossed it.
I stamped the “sending” sentiment from the Sunshine Sayings stamp set in Real Red ink on the Whisper White panel and then adhered the panel to a panel from the Gold Foil Sheets with SNAIL. I cut the heart from Real Red card stock and the “love” sentiment from Gold Foil Sheets with the Sunshine Wishes Thinlits Dies and I adhered them to the Whisper White panel with Multipurpose Liquid Glue.
I adhered the layered panel to the DSP covered card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals and then I added three Pearl Basic Jewels next to the sentiment to finish it.
I adhered a strip of the Sending Love DSP to a Whisper White 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.
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 – You Are Here
- Shelagh Freemantle
- Mary Deatherage
- Jari Francis
- Kristi Gray
- Jaimie Babarczy
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Card stock cuts for this project:
- Real Red – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base, Sunshine Wishes Thinlits die cut
- Whisper White – 3-1/2″ x 4-3/4″ panel, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)
- Gold Foil Sheets – 3-5/8″ x 4-7/8″ panel, Sunshine Wishes Thinlits die cut
- Sending Love Designer Series Paper Stack – 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ panel, 1/2″ x 4″ strip inside card
Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project:
Oh – this is just a great card, Amy! Love this set anyway, and you used it perfectly on this CAS card! 🙂
Thanks Mary! 🙂
I love your new logo Amy. In fact I am going to make a card like it with similar stamps.
You are all such a great talented group and I get so much inspiration from all of you.
I love these blog hops. Thanks for sending them to me.
Thanks so much for your nice comments Gloria! So glad that you’re liking our projects and our new logo. 🙂
A CAS card for Valentine’s Day is a rare object! Beautiful card for someone special.
Thanks Melanie! 🙂
I love everything about this card. It says it all!
I also love the new logo. It’s a talented group, no matter what it’s called, and I look forward to Thursdays to see what everyone does. Thank you for the time and talent you all share! I get such inspiration from the group.
Thanks Susan! So glad that you’re enjoying our blog hops! 🙂
I love the embossed hearts on the background! So pretty.
Thanks so much Vicky! 🙂
Beautiful Valentine! Love the subtle embossed background you created!
Thanks Linda! 🙂
Love your new look, Amy! Beautiful, simple card with an attractive gold edging to tie in with the gold Love! Your off centered main panel creates a nice interest~
Thanks Roberta! 🙂
This is so pretty, especially with the embossed hearts filling in the background! Super card!:)
Thanks Jari! 🙂
Oh my gosh, there’s hearts everywhere 😉 At first I didn’t understand the comments, mind you my cell phone screen is tiny, then I went back and made it bigger….wow! Love all the hearts ❤, lol! Your “love” really adds the pop to finish out your beautiful card 🙂
Thanks Jill! Glad that you liked the subtle heart background. 🙂
I love this card…the white embossing is perfect and the simplicity is stunning. Well done and thanks again for the new banner. So pretty. Hugs …Shelagh.
Thanks Shelagh! 🙂
So pretty Amy. Almost didn’t see the embossed hearts until I read some comments and had to go back and look. What a great detail it adds!!
Thanks Jaimie! It doesn’t show up well in the photos but it adds a pretty subtle background in real life. 🙂
Beautiful card! The touches of gold really pop and that heart is such a cool die! Thanks so much for joining us at Fusion.
Thanks for stopping by to leave a comment! 🙂
Great colour combo Amy and you turned it into the perfect Valentines cards…I just love those word Dies, they really add the final touch to cards don’t they.
Thanks Sandi! I do love those word dies. 🙂