I used the Stampin’ Up! Christmas Gleaming stamp set bundle and the Peaceful Boughs stamp set to create a Christmas card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop. We’ve got a color challenge this week and here is what I created for it.
Here are the colors that we’re using this week:
My card design was inspired by the sketch from Sugar Pea Mix It Up Challenge #61.
I started by adhering a panel from the Pressed Petals Specialty DSP to a panel of Night of Navy card stock with SNAIL and then to a Night of Navy card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals. I inked the larger branch image from the Peaceful Boughs stamp set in Night of Navy ink, stamped on scrap paper and then stamped it on a panel of Very Vanilla card stock. I repeated that process with the two smaller branch images from the Peaceful Boughs stamp set.
I cut the Very Vanilla card stock panel with one of the Stitched Rectangle Dies and then adhered it to a panel of Copper Foil Sheets and then to the card front with SNAIL. I stamped the ornament images from the Christmas Gleaming stamp set in VersaMark Ink on a panel of Night of Navy card stock, sprinkled them with Copper Stampin’ Emboss Powder and heat embossed them. I punched the images out with the coordinating Gleaming Ornaments Punch Pack punches and adhered the smaller one with SNAIL and the two larger ornaments with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
I stamped the sentiment from the Christmas Gleaming stamp set in Night of Navy ink on a panel of Very Vanilla card stock and then trimmed around it. I adhered the sentiment with Stampin’ Dimensionals and then added three Star Designer Elements to finish the card front.
I stamped the sentiment from the Peaceful Boughs stamp set on a panel of Very Vanilla card stock in Night of Navy ink, then added the pine bough images (stamped off once) around the edges to finish the inside of the card.
Alright, on with the hop! Click the button below to hop over to see what Mary Deatherage 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
- Mary Deatherage
- Kristi Gray
- Jaimie Babarczy
- Sue Prather
- Karen Finkle
- Eva Dobilas
- Akiko Sudano
- Karen Ksenzakovic
Wishing everyone celebrating today a very Happy Thanksgiving! I’m so thankful for you all!
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Card stock cuts for this project:
- Night of Navy – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base scored at 5-1/2″, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel, three Gleaming Ornaments Punch Pack punches
- Very Vanilla – Stitched Rectangle die cut, hand cut image, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)
- Pressed Petals Specialty Designer Series Paper – 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″ panel
- Copper Foil Sheets – 2-3/4″ x 4-1/8″ panel
Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project:
Lovely card, Amy! That’s a reat stamp set pairing.
Thanks Donna! 🙂
I always love your wood grain cards. This is especially stunning with the copper embossing.
Thanks so much Karen! 🙂
Very pretty! I love the embossing on the ornaments with the wood grain!
Thank you Akiko! 🙂
oh, what a fabulous card Amy, Love the layers and especially those beautiful Ornaments, they really pop
Thanks so much Sandi! 🙂
Thise ornaments are beautiful,embossed in copper!
Thank you Linda! 🙂
THough I am not a ‘blue’ person, I like this card very much. Maybe it is the copper!
Thanks Julie! 🙂
WOW, Amy, if this isn’t the most perfect Christmas card, I don’t know what it. The ornaments are gorgeous!!
Thanks Eva! 🙂
Absolutely stunning! 🙂
Thanks Mary! 🙂
Beautiful Amy 🙂 Love the wood background and the copper embossed ornaments are just gorgeous.
Thanks Karen! 🙂