Stampin’ Up! Peace & Joy Christmas Card For The Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

I used the Stampin’ Up! Peace & Joy stamp set bundle from the upcoming August-December 2020 Mini Catalog to create my card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop.  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:

The theme for my card was inspired by The Spot Challenge #120.

I started by adhering panels of Trimming The Town DSP (available Aug 4) to a panel of Early Espresso card stock with Stampin’ Seal.  Then I wrapped a strand of Early Espresso 1/4″ Faux Suede Trim around the layered panel to cover the seam between the papers and I adhered it on the back with Stampin’ Seal.  I adhered the layered panel to the Pool Party card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I cut panels of Pool Party and Whisper White card stocks with the dies from the Joy Dies (available Aug 4) and I adhered those die cuts together with Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I adhered a strip of Adhesive Sheets to the back of a panel of Early Espresso card stock and then used the narrow “Peace” die to cut the panel.  I adhered the die cut sentiment to the larger die cuts with the Adhesive Sheets.  I adhered the layered sentiment to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I stamped the sentiment from the Peace & Joy photopolymer stamp set (available Aug 4) in Early Espresso ink on a panel of Whisper White card stock.  I trimmed around the stamped image and then adhered it to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I adhered four of the In Good Taste Elements to the card front with Glue Dots and then added six of the Sequins For Everything (available Aug 4) with Glue Dots to finish the card front.

I stamped the sentiments from the Peace & Joy stamp set in Pool Party ink on a panel of Whisper White card stock and then added strips of Trimming The Town DSP to finish the inside of the card.

You can see a list of supplies used to create this card, including the card stock cuts, at the very bottom of this blog post.

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:

  1. Amy Koenders – You Are Here
  2. Mary Deatherage
  3. Jaimie Babarczy
  4. Sue Prather
  5. Karen Finkle
  6. Akiko Sudano
  7. Karen Ksenzakovic

I’ve created a printable PDF with written instructions and a list of products used to create this card.  You can download, print and/or save it by clicking this image:

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Pool Party – 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ card base scored at 4-1/4″, Joy die cut
  • Early Espresso – 3-3/4″ x 5″ panel, Joy die cut
  • Whisper White – Joy die cut, hand cut image, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)
  • Trimming The Town Designer Series Paper – 2-5/8″ x 4-7/8″ panel, 1″ x 4-7/8″ panel, 5/8″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card), 1/2″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)

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