Stampin’ Up! Graceful Garden for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

I used the Stampin’ Up! Graceful Garden stamp set and a little of the Petal Garden DSP 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.

Here are the colors that we’re using this week:

I started by adhering two panels from the Petal Garden DSP Stack slightly off-set on a Calypso Coral card base with SNAIL.  Then I punched the end of a strip of White Vellum with the Banner Triple Punch and embossed it with the Garden Trellis Embossing Folder.  I adhered the vellum to the card front with SNAIL (hidden under the sentiment area).

I stamped the sentiment from the Graceful Garden stamp set in Old Olive ink on a panel of Whisper White card stock and then punched it out with the 2″ Circle Punch.  I adhered a strand of Calypso Coral 1/8″ Sheer Ribbon with Glue Dots to the back of the Circle Punch, then I adhered the circle to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I added a Calypso Coral enamel dot from the Subtles Enamel Shapes pack next to the sentiment and two Rhinestone Basic Jewels to finish the card front.

I stamped the trellis and branch image from the Graceful Garden stamp set in Pool Party and Old Olive inks on a Whisper White panel 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:

  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:

  • Calypso Coral – 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ card base
  • Whisper White – 2″ Circle Punch, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)
  • Petal Garden Designer Series Paper Stack – two 3-3/4″ x 5″ panels
  • White Vellum – 1-1/4″ x 3-3/8″ panel

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20 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Graceful Garden for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

  1. Absolutely beautiful!! Good idea with the vellum, oh lets face it, the whole card is a great creation. TFS.

  2. What a gorgeous color combination – I love how the DSP did most of the work for you! The touches you added really make the card spectacular – the vellum banner, the offset panels, and the fun ribbon treatment behind the sentiment. The lucky recipient would just have to smile if they got that card in their mailbox 🙂

  3. Creative card–from the offset panels to the embossed vellum and that super cute wrap of the ribbon! Love it all.

  4. Gorgeous card, Amy! I love the way you used the ribbon, too. I have fallen way behind on your blog – need to catch up on all the pretties.

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