I used the Stampin’ Up! Rooted In Nature stamp set 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:
I started by adhering a panel from the In Good Taste DSP (on sale for 15% off during October) to the front of an Early Espresso card base with Multipurpose Liquid Glue. Then I cut a panel of Forever Greenery DSP (on sale for 15% off during October) with one of the Stitched Rectangle Dies and then adhered it with Stampin’ Seal to the card front.
I cut panels of Brushed Metallic 12″ x 12″ Cardstock and Garden Green card stock with dies from the Forever Flourishing Dies and then adhered them to the card front with Glue Dots. Then I stamped the sentiment from the Rooted In Nature stamp set in Pretty Peacock ink on a panel of Whisper White card stock and then cut it out with one of the Stitched Shapes Dies.
I cut a panel of Pretty Peacock card stock with one of the Layering Ovals Dies and then adhered the sentiment die cut to the Pretty Peacock die cut with Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the layered sentiment with Stampin’ Dimensionals to the card front and then added three Gold Glitter Enamel Dots around the card front to finish it.
I adhered a strip of Forever Greenery DSP to a Whisper White card stock panel 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:
- Amy Koenders – You Are Here
- Mary Deatherage
- Jaimie Babarczy
- Karen Finkle
- Akiko Sudano
- Karen Ksenzakovic
- Julie Johnston
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:
- Early Espresso – 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ card base scored at 4-1/4″
- Pretty Peacock – Layering Ovals die cut
- Whisper White – Stitched Shapes die cut, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)
- Forever Greenery Designer Series Paper – Stitched Rectangle, 5/8″ x 5-1/4″ strip (inside card)
- In Good Taste Designer Series Paper – 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ panel
What’s funny is that I never noticed the blue in this paper. I like how you brought it out with the wood panel, sentiment mat and ink.
Thanks Karen! 🙂
So pretty!! Love the large greeting with the foliage against the wood grain!!
Thanks Akiko! 🙂
Very pretty Amy 🙂 Love that woodgrain with the Forever Greenery DSP and your metallic accents add the perfect touch
Thanks Karen! 🙂
Lovely! Great use of Rooted in Nature, one of my favorite sets, and not used enough, in my opinion. I think it is funny that all of us used a strip on the bottom of the inside today. Well, maybe not Mary…haven’t seen her blog yet. Love that woodgrain background.
Thanks Julie! I guess that great minds really do think alike! 😉
those blues and greens look fabulous on the woodgrain DSP, lovely card Amy
Thanks Sandi! 🙂
Very pretty – love BOTH those designer papers and your design really lets them shine! 🙂
Thanks Mary! 🙂
I’m really digging that wood grain and how pretty it looks with the DSP and your layering. YOU are wonderful! TFS.
Awww, thanks Susan! 🙂