Stampin’ Up! Flying Home for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

I used the Stampin’ Up! Flying Home stamp set from the upcoming 2018 Occasions 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 Bubbles & Fizz DSP (Sale-a-bration item available Jan 3) to a Bermuda Bay card base with Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I adhered a smaller panel from that DSP pack over the card front with Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

I cut one of the Delicate White Doilies in half and adhered the pieces to the card front with Multipurpose Liquid Glue so that there was about a 1″ gap between them.  I stamped the image from the Flying Home stamp set (available Jan 3) in Tuxedo Black Memento ink on a panel of Whisper White card stock and I colored it with the Light and Dark Calypso Coral, Smoky Slate, Daffodil Delight, Cherry Cobbler, Bermuda Bay, Crumb Cake, Old Olive and Pink Pirouette Stampin’ Blends Markers.

I colored over the background of the panel with the Light Pool Party Stampin’ Blends Marker and then the Color Lifter to lighten it a bit.  I let the ink dry completely and then stamped the sentiment from the Fruit Basket photopolymer stamp set (available Jan 3) in Bermuda Bay ink on the panel.  I adhered the stamped panel to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals and then added a Calypso Coral enamel heart from the Subtles Enamel Shapes pack to finish it.

I stamped the sentiment from the Perennial Birthday stamp set (available Jan 3) in Bermuda Bay ink on a Whisper White card stock panel and then inked the birdhouse image from the Flying Home stamp set in Bermuda Bay ink, stamped it on scrap paper twice and then stamped it across the panel on the inside of the card.

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what Mary Deathrage 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. Mary Deatherage
  3. Jari Francis
  4. Kristi Gray
  5. Jaimie Babarczy

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Bermuda Bay – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base
  • Whisper White – 3-1/2″ x 4″ panel, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)
  • Bubbles & Fizz Designer Series Paper – 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ panel, 3-1/2″ x 4-1/2″ panel

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16 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Flying Home for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

    • Thanks Margaret…I was a little bit, but I gave it a whirl. I used the color lifter over the entire area to blend it. 🙂

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