Stampin’ Up! Lovely You for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Good morning and welcome to the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop! I used the Stampin’ Up! Lovely You cling stamp set to make a simple, elegant thinking of you card for today. 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 and here is the pretty sketch we are using:

I embossed a panel of Mossy Meadow with the Timber 3D embossing folder and adhered it to the front of a Mossy Meadow card base with liquid glue.

I cut a panel of Brushed Gold metallic foil with the Stitched Rectangle die. I used the Stitched Greenery die on another Mossy Meadow panel to get the die cut leafy texture on the center panel. I cut it down to 2-13/16″ x 4-3/16″ making sure I had a 5-1/4″ strip for the inside trim and adhered it to the Brushed Gold panel with liquid glue. I adhered the layered panel to the card front with dimensionals.

I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Lovely You stamp set on a Basic White panel and cut it out with the long label from the Stitched Rectangles dies. I adhered it to the card front with glue dots and cut the small leaf from cork paper using the stitched leaves dies. I adhered the leaf with a glue dot, tucking it under the label. I finished the card front with Gold Metallic dots and a Linen Thread bow.

For the inside of the card, I stamped the branch from the Stampin’ Up! Lovely You stamp set in Bumblebee on a Basic White panel. I stamped part of the sentiment from the Art Gallery stamp set in Mossy Meadow next to the branch. I cut down the remaining die cut leafy Mossy Meadow panel to 1/2″ x 5-1/4″ and adhered it to the bottom. I adhered the panel to the inside of the card.

Don’t you think the embossed background goes really well with the die cut panel? And I love the sentiments in the Stampin’ Up! Lovely You stamp set. I think this design would also make a wonderful masculine birthday card with the appropriate sentiments.

On with the Hop! Click on the Next Blog button to move forward to see the beautiful project Karen Ksenzakovic has created.

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


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Cardstock Cuts for this project:

  • Mossy Meadow – 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ card base scored at 4-1/4″, 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (embossed Background), 4″ x 5-1/4″ (die cut background and inside trim)
  • Brushed Gold Foil – 3-1/4″ x 4-3/4″ (die cut stitched frame)
  • Cork Specialty Paper – 1-1/2″ x 1-1/2″ (die cut leaf)
  • Basic White – 4″ x 5-1/4″ (inside panel), 1-1/4″ x 3-1/4″ (label)

Stampin’ Up! products used in this project:

Lovely You Cling Stamp Set (English)
$24.00
Art Gallery Photopolymer Stamp Set
$22.00
Stitched Rectangles Dies
$35.00
Stitched Greenery Die
$32.00
Timber 3 D Embossing Folder
$10.00
Mossy Meadow 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$8.75
Cork 12" X 12" (30.5 X 30.5 Cm) Specialty Paper
$7.50
Brushed Metallic Cardstock
$15.00
Basic White 8 1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$9.75
Bumblebee Classic Stampin' Pad
$7.50
Mossy Meadow Classic Stampin' Pad
$7.50
Brushed Metallic Adhesive Backed Dots
$9.00
Linen Thread
$5.00
Multipurpose Liquid Glue
$4.00
Mini Glue Dots
$5.25
Stampin' Dimensionals
$4.00
Stampin' Seal
$8.00
Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine
$120.00

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