I used the Hearts Come Home stamp set bundle from Stampin’ Up! 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 stamping the sentiment from the Hearts Come Home stamp set (available Sept 1) in VersaMark ink on a panel of Whisper White card stock. I sprinkled the image with Gold Stampin’ Emboss Powder and heat embossed it. I adhered narrow strips of Gold Foil Sheets to the sides of the stamped panel with SNAIL, then I wrapped a strand of Whisper White Baker’s Twine around it and tied a bow. I adhered the stamped panel to a Soft Sky card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
I cut a panel of Whisper White card stock with two of the Hometown Greetings Edgelits Dies (available Sept 1). I placed the two die cuts one on top of the other and cut them again with the largest Layering Ovals Framelits Die. Then I cut up little pieces of Gold Foil Sheets and adhered them to the backs of the houses with Multipurpose Liquid Glue.
I cut another oval from Soft Sky card stock and embossed it with the Softly Falling Embossing Folder. I adhered one row of the houses to the Soft Sky oval with Multipurpose Liquid Glue and the other row with Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals. I adhered the layered oval to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals and then added a gold enamel heart from the Metallic Enamel Shapes pack next to the sentiment to finish it.
I stamped and heat embossed the sentiment from the Hearts Come Home stamp set with Gold Stampin’ Emboss Powder and then added the houses and trees in Soft Sky ink 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:
- 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:
- Soft Sky – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base, Layering Ovals Framelits die cut
- Whisper White – two Hometown Greetings Edgelits die cuts, 3-3/4″ x 5-1/2″ panel, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)
- Gold Foil Sheets – two 3/4″ x 5-1/2″ strips
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