I used the Stampin’ Up! Carousel Birthday stamp set 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 this week:
My card design was inspired by the Fusion Card Challenge sketch.
And the little pearls were inspired by Cupcake Inspirations Challenge 391.
I started by stamping the sentiment from the Carousel Birthday stamp set in Early Espresso ink on a panel from the Cupcakes & Carousels DSP Stack. I adhered the panel of DSP to a panel of Early Espresso card stock with SNAIL and then to an Early Espresso card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
I stamped the carousel horse image from the Carousel Birthday stamp set in Early Espresso ink on a panel of Very Vanilla card stock. I used the fine point tips on Peekaboo Peach and Bermuda Bay Stampin’ Write Markers to color some of the images on the horse and then I cut it out with a Stitched Shapes Framelits die. I adhered the die cut circle to a circle cut from Early Espresso card stock with a Layering Circles Framelits Die and then to the card front with SNAIL.
I punched the ends of two strips of Cupcakes & Carousels DSP with the Banner Triple Punch and adhered them to the card front with SNAIL. I added a Metal Rimmed Pearl and two Pearl Basic Jewels over the banners and a little Clear Wink of Stella over the post on the carousel horse image to finish the card front.
I stamped the sentiment from the Balloon Adventures photopolymer stamp set in Early Espresso ink on a panel of Very Vanilla card stock. I inked the carousel horse image from the Carousel Birthday stamp set in Bermuda Bay ink, stamped it on scrap paper and then stamped it three times across the Very Vanilla 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:
- Early Espresso – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base, Layering Circles Framelits die cut, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel
- Very Vanilla – Stitched Shapes Framelits die cut, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)
- Cupcakes & Carousels Designer Series Paper Stack –3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″ panel, 3/4″x 1-7/8″ panel, 3/4″ x 2″ panel
Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project: