I used the Stampin’ Up! Sweet Storybook stamp set bundle 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 made for it.
Here is the sketch that we’re using this week:
I started by adhering a panel from the Tea Room Speciality DSP to the front of an Old Olive card base with Multipurpose Liquid Glue. Then I adhered two smaller panels from that same DSP pack to the card front with Multipurpose Liquid Glue.
I stamped the mushroom image from the Sweet Storybook photopolymer stamp set in Gray Granite and Calypso Coral inks in on a panel of Very Vanilla card stock and then colored it with Calypso Coral, Daffodil Delight and Old Olive Stampin’ Blends Markers. I cut the image out with one of the Layering Circles Framelits Dies and then adhered it to the card front with SNAIL.
I stamped the leaves, flowers and sentiment from the Sweet Storybook stamp set in Old Olive and Calypso Coral inks and the mice in Gray Granite ink (stamped off once for the solid images on their bodies) on Very Vanilla card stock and then cut the stamped images out with the Storybook Scene Thinlits Dies. I colored the area under the mice with a Light Old Olive Stampin’ Blends Marker and then adhered the leaves and mice with Stampin’ Dimensionals, the flowers with Glue Dots and the sentiment with SNAIL to finish the card front.
I stamped the mice from the Sweet Storybook stamp set in Gray Granite ink on a Very Vanilla card stock panel and colored the area under them with my Light Old Olive Stampin’ Blends to finish 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
- Kristi Gray
- Jaimie Babarczy
- Sue Prather
- Karen Finkle
- Julie Johnston
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Card stock cuts for this project:
- Old Olive – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base
- Very Vanilla – five Storybook Scene Thinlits die cuts, Layering Circles Framelits die cut, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)
- Tea Room Speciality Designer Series Paper – 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ panel, 3-1/2″ x 4″ panel, 2-3/4″ x 4-3/4″ panel
Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project:
Thanks Karen! 🙂
These little critters are adorable! Love the soft colors and the papers!
Thanks Linda! I love that paper too…it’s so much prettier than it shows in the catalog! 🙂
aw, those little mice are adorable and your colouring is fabulous as always
Thanks so much Sandi! 🙂
Beautiful card love the colors!!
Thanks Terry! 🙂
Amy I absolutely love this card. I think it’s beautiful, and whimsical. It reminds me of a beautifully illustrated children’s book.
Thanks Robbye! It’s a great stamp set! 😊
This is so stinking cute!! I love the little bees buzzing around too. Great card!
Thanks Jaimie! 🙂
Love this card, specially the way you combined the different DSP patterns.
Thanks Sue! 🙂
I had to go back and look for this set–I completely overlooked it…and me with grandchildren who would love it! Super cute! It is like a storybook.
Thanks Susan! The little mice caught my eye when I saw it…I love them! 🙂
Oh my goodness, adorable! Love your card Amy! Love all the detail, great coloring too
Thanks Kristi! 🙂
How cute is that? And where is this set? I completely missed it! I know it is on page 160, but I really did overlook it. Maybe because I don’t like mice? It does sort of remind me of Beatrix Potter’s illustrations. You did a great job with this.
Thanks Julie! It’s a really cute set! 🙂
Love those little creatures!! and the toadstool if fabulous!!
Thanks Shelagh! 🙂