Hello and welcome to the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop! For today’s hop, I used the beautiful Stampin’ Up! Poinsettia Petals bundle with the pretty Poinsettia Place designer series paper to make a simple Christmas Card. You can find the supplies used to create this card at the bottom of my post along with the sizes of cardstock used.
We have a color challenge this week, and here is the color palette we are using for our projects:
Adhere a panel of the holly Poinsettia Place designer series paper to a Soft Suede mat and pop it on the front of an Old Olive card base. Stamp the Merry Christmas greeting from the Stampin’ Up! Poinsettia Petals photopolymer stamp set in Real Red ink on Soft Sea Foam card stock and cut it out with the Tasteful Labels die. Adhere it to the lower part of the card.
Cut out three of the leaves from the Poinsettia Dies (two large and one small) from Garden Green card stock. Use both the cutting and embossing dies. Cut out three berry sprigs from Bumblebee card stock and six poinsettia petals from Real Red. Cut out two of the smallest and two of the largest and one of each to the other sizes. Use both the cutting and embossing dies.
Gently bend the poinsettia petals backwards with your fingers and adhere the layers with liquid glue. Position the petals so that the upper layer falls between the petals on the lower layer with the largest on the bottom. Gently bend the tips of the leaves backwards with your fingers. Adhere the leaves and berry branches with liquid glue and the flower with glue dots. Finish the flower center with a beaded pearl and trim the label with a Real Red bow.
Stamp the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Poinsettia Petals stamp set in Real Red ink on a Whisper White panel. Stamp the berry sprig in Soft Suede ink next to the sentiment and stamp the berries in Real Red. Trim the bottom with a strip of Poinsettia Place designer series paper and adhere the panel to the inside of the card.
The Poinsettia Dies from the Stampin’ Up! Poinsettia Petals bundle make the most beautiful dimensional poinsettias that are great for cards and tags and any other Christmas project! And they are a perfect when paired with the Poinsettia Place designer series paper, which is currently on sale this month at a 15% discount!
On with the Hop! Click the Next button below to visit Karen Ksenzakovic’s blog.
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
- Sue Prather
- Karen Finkle
- Akiko Sudano <– you are here
- Karen Ksenzakovic
- Julie Johnston
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Cardstock Cuts for this project:
- Old Olive – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base scored at 5-1/2″
- Soft Suede – 3-3/4″ x 5″ (front mat)
- Garden Green – 2-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ (die cut leaves)
- Bumblebee – 1-1/2″ x 5-1/2″ (die cut berry sprigs)
- Soft Sea Foam – 2-1/4″ x 4-1/4″ (label)
- Real Red – 3-1/2″ x 10″ (poinsettia petals)
- Whisper White – 4″ x 5-1/4″ (inside panel)
- Poinsettia Place DSP – 3-5/8″ x 4-7/8″ (front background), 1/2″ x 4″ (inside trim)