Stampin’ Up! First Frost Birthday Card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

I used the Stampin’ Up! First Frost stamp set bundle and Special Celebrations stamp set 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 today…I got a little “creative” with the sketch:

I started by adhering a panel from the Festive Farmhouse DSP to a panel of Gray Granite card stock with SNAIL and then to a Gray Granite card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I cut two sets of leaves and branches from Whisper White card stock with the Frosted Bouquet Framelits Dies and then sponged them with Soft Sea Foam, So Saffron and Petal Pink inks.  I adhered them to the card front with Glue Dots.

I inked the floral images from the First Frost stamp set with Sponge Daubers and Soft Sea Foam, So Saffron and Petal Pink inks and I stamped them on a panel of Whisper White card stock.  I cut the images out with the coordinating Frosted Bouquet Framelits Dies and adhered them to the card front with Glue Dots.

I inked the “birthday” part of the sentiment from the Special Celebrations stamp set in Soft Sea Foam ink and stamped it on a panel of Whisper White card stock.  I cut it out with the smaller frame die from the Frosted Bouquet Framelits Dies and then adhered it with SNAIL to a frame cut from Soft Sea Foam card stock with another one of the Frosted Bouquet Framelits Dies.  I adhered the layered sentiment to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I used one of the Merry Christmas Thinlits Dies to cut a panel of Galvanized Metallic Paper and I adhered the die cut sentiment to the card front with touches of Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I added three Frosted & Clear Epoxy Droplets to the card front to finish it.

I stamped the sentiment from the Special Celebrations stamp set in Gray Granite ink on a panel of Whisper White card stock.  I inked the flower image from the First Frost stamp set with a Sponge Dauber and Soft Sea Foam, So Saffron and Petal Pink inks and stamped it next to the sentiment 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:

  1. Amy Koenders – You Are Here
  2. Shelagh Freemantle
  3. Mary Deatherage
  4. Kristi Gray
  5. Jaimie Babarczy
  6. Sue Prather
  7. Karen Finkle
  8. Julie Johnston

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Gray Granite – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base, 3-3/4″ x 5″ panel
  • Soft Sea Foam – Frosted Bouquet Framelits Die
  • Whisper White – eight Frosted Bouquet Framelits die cuts, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)
  • Galvanized Metallic Paper – Merry Christmas Thinlits die cut
  • Festive Farmhouse Designer Series Paper – 3-5/8″ x 4-7/8″ panel

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22 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! First Frost Birthday Card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

  1. Oh Amy! This card is so beautiful, I had to create a new Pinterest Board called Favorite Cards just to place it! It is wonderful!

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