Stampin’ Up! Feels Like Home for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Good morning and welcome to the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop! My Thank You card for today uses a Sale A Bration item – the Stampin’ Up! Feels Like Home cling stamp set. This is a sweet stamp set with a simple front door and bicycle that you can choose to get for FREE with an order of $50 before shipping and taxes. You can find the supplies I used at the bottom of my post along with the sizes of cardstock used.

We have a sketch challenge this week for our Blog Hop and here’s the sketch we’re using:

I adhered panel of Harvest Meadow designer series paper to the Bloom Where You’re Planted panel and adhered them both to the front of a Cinnamon Cider card base.

I stamped front door from the Stampin’ Up! Feels Like Home stamp set in Early Espresso ink on a Basic White panel. I colored the image with a combination of Stampin’ Blends and Watercolor Pencils. I used Crumb Cake, Cinnamon Cider, Pool Party, Old Olive, Soft Succulent, Smoky Slate, Mossy Meadow, Poppy Parade, Calypso Coral and Granny Apple Green Stampin Blends. I used Basic Black, Pacific Point, Garden Green, Basic Gray and Daffodil Delight Watercolor Pencils. I used the blending brush to lightly apply Crumb Cake and Cinnamon Cider ink around the edge of the image to give it a vintage look and adhered the panel to a Cinnamon Cider mat.

I used the blending brush to apply a light wash of Cinnamon Cider ink to the label and stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Feels Like Home stamp set in Early Espresso ink. I really love the script font in the sentiment – it looks handwritten! I adhered the sentiment to the art panel with dimensionals and applied them both to the card front with dimensionals. I finished the card front with a bumblebee trinket adhered with a glue dot.

For the inside of the card, I stamped the little plant from the Stampin’ Up Feels Like Home stamp set in Early Espresso ink in the corner of a Basic White panel. I colored it with Calypso Coral and Old Olive Stampin’ Blends and Daffodil Delight Watercolor Pencil. I adhered a strip of Harvest Meadow DSP to the bottom and adhered the panel to the inside of the card.

The Stampin’ Up! Feels Like Home stamp set has some sweet images and wonderful sentiments. And it was fun to pull out the color pencils to do some coloring. I need to do that more!

On With The Hop! Click on the Next Blog button to move forward to Karen Ksenzakovic’s project.

If you get lost along the way, here are the participants for the hop:

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Cardstock Cuts for this project:

  • Cinnamon Cider – 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ card base scored at 4-1/4″, 3-3/8″ x 4-1/8″ (art panel mat)
  • Basic White – 4″ x 5-1/4″ (inside panel), 3-1/4″ x 4″ (art panel), 1/2″ x 3″ (label)
  • Harvest Meadow DSP – 2″ x 5-1/4″ strip (front background), 1/2″ x 5-1/4″ (inside trim)
  • Bloom Where You’re Planted DSP – 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (front background)

Stampin’ Up! products used in this project:

16 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Feels Like Home for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

  1. Akiko this is absolutely gorgeous 🙂 Beautiful coloring and the mix of DSP’s are perfect

  2. What a great card from the DSP to the colored image, love everything about your card Akiko.

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