I used the Stampin’ Up! This Little Piggy stamp set 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 Wood Textures DSP Stack to the front of a Crumb Cake card base with Multipurpose Liquid Glue. Then I cut the banner ends in a panel of Powder Pink card stock and Whole Lot of Lovely DSP with my Stampin’ Trimmer and I adhered them with SNAIL over the card front.
I stamped the image from the This Little Piggy stamp set in Basic Gray Archival Ink on a panel of watercolor paper and then I used Soft Sky and Lemon Lime Twist inks with an Aqua Painter to do a watercolor wash on the background. I used my Powder Pink Stampin’ Write Marker to color the pig image and then used a Blender Pen to soften any lines left by the marker. I added a little Flirty Flamingo ink with the Blender Pen to the ears, nose and feet.
I let the image dry completely and then cut it out with a Stitched Shapes Framelits die and adhered it to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals. I covered the pig image on the stamp with a Post-It Note, inked it with Basic Gray ink again, removed the Post-It Note and stamped the sentiment again on a watercolor paper panel. Then I used Powder Pink and an Aqua Painter to add a little color to the background.
I let the sentiment dry completely and then cut it out with the banner die from the Popcorn Box Thinlits dies. I wrapped a strand of Flirty Flamingo Baker’s Twine around the banner a few times and tied a bow, then adhered the banner to the card front with Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals. I added some Rhinestone Basic Jewels to finish it.
I stamped the sentiment from the This Little Piggy stamp set in Basic Gray ink and the little pig in Powder Pink ink on a panel of Whisper White 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
- Kristi Gray
- Jaimie Babarczy
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Card stock cuts for this project:
- Crumb Cake – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base
- Powder Pink – 2-1/4″ x 5-1/4″ panel
- Whisper White – 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)
- Whole Lot of Lovely Designer Series Paper – 2-1/4″ x 5-1/4″ panel
- Wood Textures Designer Series Paper Stack – 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ panel
- Watercolor Paper – Stitched Shapes Framelits die cut, Popcorn Box Thinlits die cut
Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project:
This little piggy went straight to my heart! Love it!!
Thanks so much Karen! 🙂
And an adorable little piggy she is, love your layout girl
Thanks Sandi! 🙂
Oh my goodness! This is so darned cute – love the DSP with that little piggy face. Perfect, Amy! 🙂
Thanks Mary! 🙂
A-DOR-ABLE!!! This set is so cute for so many reasons. I love your colors and the layout is perfect for this. So is the wood DSP.
Thanks Julie! 🙂
Every single layer builds a beautifully crafted card 😊 The to die for wood DSP starts out the parade and then the two flags are yummy and highlight the cute & colorful piggy layer. Lovely bling and string addition (really twine, but didn’t rhyme, lol) Super fab Amy!! 😉
Ha! Love your rhyming! 😉 Thanks Jill! 🙂
Darling card Amy, I love the coloring on your piggy and the card stock just works perfectly with your two banner pieces!
Thanks Kristi! 🙂
Love the offset banners. And of course the piggie!! So cute and fabulous coloring.
Thanks Shelagh! 🙂