Stampin’ Up! Background Bits for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

I used the Stampin’ Up! Background Bits host exclusive stamp set from the upcoming 2017-18 Annual Catalog to create my card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop today.  We’ve got a sketch challenge this week and this is what I created for it.

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

I started by adhering a panel from the Color Theory DSP Stack (available June 1) to a Crushed Curry card base with Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  The I adhered a smaller panel from the Color Theory DSP Stack to a panel of Crushed Curry card stock and then to the card front with SNAIL.

I adhered a strip of Burlap Ribbon across the card front with Fast Fuse Adhesive and then started stamping.  I colored the flower image from the Background Bits stamp set (host exclusive item available June 1) with Crushed Curry and Old Olive Stampin’ Write Markers and I stamped the image on a panel of Whisper White card stock.  I cut the flower image out with a Layering Circles Framelits die, adhered it with SNAIL to a scalloped circle cut with another Layering Circles Framelits die from Old Olive card stock and then to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I stamped the sentiment from the Background Bits stamp set in Crushed Curry ink on a strip of Whisper White card stock.  I punched the end with the Banner Triple Punch and adhered it with Stampin’ Dimensionals to the card front.  I added an Old Olive glitter dot from the Glitter Enamel Dots pack (available June 1) to finish the card front.

I stamped the border image from the Background Bits stamp set in Crushed Curry ink on a panel of Whisper White card stock on the inside of 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:

  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:

  • Crushed Curry – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base, 3-1/8″ x 3-1/8″ panel
  • Old Olive – Layering Circles Framelits die cut
  • Whisper White –Layering Circles Framelits die cut, 3/4″ x 4″ strip, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)
  • Color Theory Designer Series Paper Stack – 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ panel

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14 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Background Bits for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

  1. OMG, this is too funny, we have created another card almost exactly alike! I love your card, beautiful color choices! Does that mean I am loving mine, too? LOL! Beautifully done, Amy! Our inside is similar, too, how funny is this? 🙂

  2. I love the ombré paper and the bright crushed curry! Wax surprised to see Jari card also! Thought maybe I missed that you were to all use the same stamp set!!

  3. this is really beautiful. Did you apply ink with a bayer to get the tone of the paper to go from dark to lighter?

    Thanks

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