Stampin’ Up! Lovely Friends for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

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

I started by adhering a panel from the Delightful Daisy DSP pack (available June 1) to a Thick Whisper White card base with Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I stamped the sentiment from the Lovely Friends photopolymer stamp set (available June 1) in Night of Navy ink on a panel of Whisper White card stock.  I adhered the panel to a panel of Night of Navy card stock with SNAIL and then to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I stamped the flower images from the Lovely Friends stamp set in Night of Navy and Daffodil Delight inks (background images stamped on scrap paper once) on a panel of Whisper White card stock.  I cut the flowers and two sets of leaves from Old Olive card stock with the matching Lovely Laurel Thinlits Dies.  I adhered the Daffodil Delight flower with a Stampin’ Dimensional to the card front and the smaller flowers and leaves with Glue Dots.

I adhered strips of Delightful Daisy DSP to both sides of the inside of the card base with SNAIL.  The I stamped the sentiment and flowers from the Lovely Friends stamp set in Night of Navy and Daffodil Delight inks on a panel of Whisper White card stock and cut them out with the Lovely Laurel Thinlits dies.  I also cut the two background banner pieces from Whisper White card stock and the wreath pieces from Old Olive card stock with the Lovely Laurel Thinlits dies.

I adhered the wreath and background banner die cuts to the inside of the card base with Fast Fuse Adhesive and then adhered the stamped banner and flowers with Glue Dots to finish 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:

  • Thick Whisper White – 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ card base
  • Night of Navy – 3-3/4″ x 5″panel, Layering Ovals Framelits die cut
  • Old Olive – four Lovely Laurel Thinlits die cuts
  • Whisper White – 3-5/8″ x 4-7/8″ panel, seven Lovely Laurel Thinlits die cuts
  • Delightful Daisy Designer Series Paper – 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ panel, two 1″ x 5-1/2″ strips

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30 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Lovely Friends for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

  1. Oh my goodness, I thought the outside of the card was amazing and then you showed the inside, WOW nicely done!

  2. That large sentiment is growing on me–my first thought was it’s just too big!–but you make it pretty with the corner flowers. That inside pop up is a wow! I’m eager to see the video! TFS

  3. Love love love your card! Great sentiments used and the colors are beautiful. I was impressed with the front of the card and then totally wowed by the inside! It’s beautiful!

  4. What a gorgeous card. The front is amazing in its simplicity – but the inside is over the top! What a fun surprise when you open up the card. I can’t wait to see how those dies really work.

  5. Absolutely OH.MY.GOODNESS! I love the front and that gorgeous large friends sentiment, awesome corner flowers too ☺ And then….surprise!! Your inside jumps out – beautiful and fun 😉

  6. Where to start? Colors? Design? Sentiment? Inside? Outside?
    It is all beautiful. Love the way the inside unfolds. Great color challenge.

  7. So pretty Amy! I would love to share this on my blog for ‘My Crafty Friends Monday’. Please let me know if you would prefer that I didn’t share it (of course I give you credit and link back to your blog!).

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