Stampin’ Up! Cup of Christmas Card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Happy Halloween and welcome to another Happy Inkin’ Blog Hop! I used the Stampin’ Up! Cup of Christmas photopolymer stamp set for my card today and here is my card.

We have a color challenge this week, and here is the color palette we are using:

My card design was inspired by the Paper Players Sketch Challenge PP465:

I started by adhering a strip of striped Let it Snow specialty designer series paper to a panel of snowflake paper and then adhering them both to a Real Red mat. I die cut a stitched square from Whisper White and ran it through the Winter Knit 3D embossing folder. I adhered it to a scalloped square and then to the Let it Snow background panel.

I die cut the cup from the Cup of Cheer dies from Real Red and the poinsettia from Whisper White. I adhered these together with the fine-tip glue pen. I die cut the candy cane from Real Red and Whisper White and adhered them together with the fine tip-glue pen. I adhered the candy cane to the back of the mug and attached them to the embossed panel with dimensionals.

I stamped the Merry Christmas greeting from the Stampin’ Up! Cup of Christmas stamp set in Real Red on a panel of Whisper White and cut it out with a stitched circle die. I matted in a Real Red scalloped circle and added two Shaded Spruce die cut holly leaves and three Real Red enamel glitter dots. I adhered the label to the Let it Snow panel with dimensionals and then adhered the finished panel to a Coastal Cabana card base with dimensionals.

I decorated the inside of the card with die cut Shaded Spruce holly leaves and Real Red berries on a Whisper White panel. I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Cup of Christmas stamp set in Real Red and added a strip of the snowflake Let it Snow DSP to the bottom. I adhered it to a Real Red mat and then to the inside of the card with liquid glue.

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Cardstock Cuts for this project:

  • Coastal Cabana – 4 1/4″ x 11″
  • Real Red – (2) 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″, 3 1/2″ x 3 1/2″, 2 1/2″ x 2 1/2″, 1 1/4″ x 3″, 2″ x 2″
  • Whisper White – 3 3/4″ x 5″, 3″ x 3″, 2″ x 2 1/4″, 1 1/4″ x 3″, 2″ x 2″
  • Shaded Spruce – 1 1/4″ x 3″
  • Let it Snow DSP – 3 3/4″ x 5″, 1/2″ x 3 3/4″, 1 3/4″ x 3 3/4″

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22 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Cup of Christmas Card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

  1. Great card, Akiko. Love how you used this stamp set and DSP. It’s perfect for the color challenge AND the sketch challenge. Now you’ve made me want this bundle… I hadn’t noticed the poinsettia and holly dies!

  2. Akiko, this is so fun! My favorite color combo just pops. The mix of DSP is perfect and I love that cup and candy cane! So happy you joined us at The Paper Players this week! XX

  3. I love it, Akiko! Great choice of designer paper. I love how you positioned the mug and candy cane against the textured background. The sparkly holly berries are the perfect bit of bling. Thank you for playing in my sketch challenge this week at The Paper Players!

  4. Akiko your pretty cup is perfect for a festive beverage and I love the holly embellishments too. Thanks for sharing with us over at The Paper Players this week!

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