Good Morning! Welcome to the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop! It’s been such a hectic and fun week with the new catalog opening and organizing my new products. But I just love the new In Colors and there are so many fantastic new bundles.
We have a sketch challenge this week, and here is the card sketch we are using:
I started with a strip of the pretty Playing with Patterns 6×6 designer series paper and adhered it to a Night of Navy mat. I embossed a panel of the new In Color Just Jade card stock with the Ornate Floral 3D embossing folder and adhered it to the front of a Just Jade card base. I adhered the matted Playing with Patterns DSP to the center of the card front. The DSP has Coastal Cabana stripes, but it really goes well with the Just Jade – I was surprised!
I cut the leaf wreath from the Stampin’ Up! Wreath Builder Die set from Just Jade and Vellum card stocks. I used a die from the Layering Circles Dies to cut a circle from Whisper White card stock and stamped the smile sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Lovely You stamp set in Night of Navy ink in the center of the circle. I layered the Just Jade wreath on the Vellum wreath and adhered them with liquid glue. I adhered the circle to the back of the the wreaths with liquid glue on the inside leaves and then I adhered the layered wreath to the card front.
Next came the fun part – I cut sets of flowers using the flower dies from the Stampin’ Up! Wreath Builder dies from Calypso Coral, Crushed Curry and Magenta Madness card stock. I also cut the bow from Night of Navy card stock. I adhered a large rhinestone gem to the center of the bow and adhered the bow to the bottom of the wreath with a glue dot. I adhered rhinestone gems to the center of each flower using the medium gems for the large flower and small gems to the small flower. I arranged the flowers around the wreath, adhering them with glue dots.
The inside of the card is is plain, I just added a strip of the Playing with Patterns DSP to the bottom of a Whisper White panel and adhered it to the inside of the card. This leaves plenty of room for writing a cheerful note to brighten a friend’s day.
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And just in case you get lost along the way, here’s a list of the team members participating in the hop today:
- Amy Koenders
- Mary Deatherage
- Kristi Gray
- Jaimie Babarczy
- Karen Finkle
- Eva Dobilas
- Akiko Sudano <– you are here
- Karen Ksenzakovic
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Cardstock Cuts for this project:
- Just Jade – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base scored at 5-1/2″, 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (embossed panel), 4″ x 4″ (die cut wreath)
- Night of Navy – 2-3/8″ x 5-1/2″ (DSP mat), 1-1/4″ x 2″ (die cut bow)
- Calypso Coral – 2″ x 2″ (die cut flowers)
- Crushed Curry – 2″ x 2″ (die cut flowers)
- Magenta Madness – 2″ x 2″ (die cut flowers)
- Vellum – 4″ x 4″ (die cut wreath)
- Whisper White – 4″ x 5-1/4″ (inside panel), 3″ x 3″ (die cut circle)
- Playing with Patterns DSP – 2-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (center front panel), 1/2″ x 4″ (inside trim)
10 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Lovely You with Wreath Builder Dies for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop”
What a pretty little wreath of flowers. Cheery card.
So pretty Akiko! Love that wreath, pretty flowers too. Great design! 🙂
Thank you so much!😊
Akiko, your creation is so colorful. Someone is going to love all that bling!
Thank you! Yes – good way to use up rhinestones! 😊
Clean and lovely! That bright wreath just pops off that embossed card front. Perfect! 🙂
This is gorgeous Akiko 🙂 Your wreath is simply beautiful and the DSP is just perfect with it.
Thank you! 😊
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