Stampin’ Up! Happy Wishes for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

I used the Stampin’ Up! Happy Wishes Sale-a-bration exclusive stamp set and the You Move Me stamp set bundle 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:

The design for my card was inspired by CAS(E) this Sketch #253.

And the colors also fit the challenge for The Card Concept #84.  This is a clean and simple design.

I started by embossing a panel of Powder Pink card stock with one of the Petal Pair Embossing Folders.  Then I stamped the sentiment from the Happy Wishes stamp set (Sale-a-bration exclusive item) in VersaMark Ink, sprinkled it with Gold Stampin’ Emboss Powder and heat embossed it.

I adhered the stamped panel to a slightly larger panel of Powder Pink card stock with SNAIL, then wrapped a strand of Basic Black Solid Baker’s Twine around it and tied a bow.  I adhered the layered panel to a Powder Pink card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I cut panels of Basic Black and Gold Foil Sheets with the butterfly dies from the Move Me Thinlits Dies and adhered them together in the center with a Glue Dot and then to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I stamped the two small butterfly images from the You Move Me photopolymer stamp set in VersaMark ink on a panel of Basic Black card stock, sprinkled them with Gold Stampin’ Emboss Powder and heat embossed them.  I cut the little butterflies out with the coordinating Move Me Thinlits Die and adhered them with Glue Dots to finish the card front.

I stamped the small solid butterfly image from the You Move Me stamp set in Powder Pink ink across 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:

  1. Amy Koenders – You Are Here
  2. Shelagh Freemantle
  3. Mary Deatherage
  4. Kristi Gray
  5. Jaimie Babarczy

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Powder Pink – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel, 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″ panel
  • Basic Black – three Move Me Thinlits die cuts
  • Whisper White – 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)
  • Gold Foil Sheets – Move Me Thinlits die cut

Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project:

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

  1. What a beautiful shade of pink, perfect for the inspiration photo and the black and gold on top is lovely added touch. Thank you so much for playing along with the Card Concept. Ruth DT xx

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