I used the Stampin’ Up! So in Love and Falling For You 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 this week:
The design for my card was inspired by CAS(E) this Sketch #211.
I started by inking the flower image from the So In Love stamp set in Sahara Sand ink, stamping it on scrap paper and then stamping it on a panel of Very Vanilla card stock. I repeated that process and then used an Aqua Painter and a little bit of Blushing Bride ink to watercolor the individual petals. I tried to be careful not to go outside the lines since I didn’t want the colors to blend much.
I let the watercoloring dry completely and then inked and stamped off the leaf and branch images from the So in Love stamp set in Sahara Sand ink around the flowers. I stamped the sentiment from the Falling for You stamp set in Soft Suede ink on the Very Vanilla panel, then adhered the stamped panel to a panel of Soft Sky card stock with SNAIL and to a Sahara Sand card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
I stamped the flower image from the So in Love stamp set again, this time full strength, on a separate panel of Very Vanilla card stock. I used an Aqua Painter and Blushing Bride ink to paint the petals on this flower as well. I let the flower dry completely and then snipped it out and adhered it with Stampin’ Dimensionals to the card front. I added three Soft Sky enamel dots from the Subtles Enamel Shapes pack to finish the card front.
I inked and stamped off the flower and leaf images from the So in Love stamp set in Sahara Sand ink on a panel of Very Vanilla card stock inside 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:
- 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:
- Sahara Sand – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base
- Soft Sky – 3-3/4″ x 5″ panel
- Very Vanilla – 3-5/8″ x 4-7/8″ panel, hand cut image, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)
Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project:
What a beautiful card, Amy! I love your layers and the soft flowers. Perfectly done! 🙂
Thanks Mary! 🙂
Amy your card is just gorgeous! I can’t stop looking at it, well done!!
Thanks so much Mary! 🙂
Amy, your card is absolutely stunning. I love the soft colors. Hugs!!
Thanks so much Carol! 🙂
Oh my! Pure gorgeousness!! Such dimension! Love it!! Are you patiently waiting for Thick Very Vanilla like I am?
Thanks Elisha! I would love, love, love to have Thick Very Vanilla card stock…here’s to hoping that it will make an appearance in the next catalog! 🙂
Absolutely beautiful Amy! Can’t wait to make this! The colors are so delicate, love the way you have placed the foilage!
Thanks Patricia! Happy stamping! 🙂
So soft and beautifully done! Love the cut out flower on top of the others, too. Too, too pretty!
Thanks Jari! 🙂
Oh! Love the soft and sweet card! Beautiful job!
Thanks so much Kathy! 🙂
I love how soft the colors are, to set a special feeling. Those blue enamel dots add just the right touch of color with the layer. So pretty! How do you think of such different ideas every day?!
Thanks Susan! I check out Pinterest and the Stampin’ Up! catalog for lots of my ideas to get started. 🙂
Stunning card Amy! I so love these colors together.
Thanks so much Mary! 🙂
Love, love, love your card! It is so soft and delicate looking! I’d love to CASE this one!
Thanks! Feel free to CASE away! 🙂
Such elegance! This is a superb card impeccably made as always.
Thanks so much Melanie! 🙂
Had forgotten how beautiful the “right corner” can be. This card is Fabulous Amy.
Thank you! 🙂
Wow, what a stunningly beautiful card Amy! You made me fall in love (haha) with these sets. And now I’ve got a gorgeous card to CASE 😉
Thanks Jill! 🙂
So beautiful. I love the soft elegance of it.
Thank you! 🙂