Good morning and welcome to the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop! For today’s card, I used the wonderful Stampin’ Up! On The Horizon bundle with the beautiful New Horizons 6″ x 6″ designer series paper to make a masculine thank you card with an outdoors landscape. 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. Here is the pretty sketch we are using:
I embossed a panel of Gray Granite with the Timeworn Type embossing folder and adhered it to the front of a Gray Granite card base. I stamped the grass stamp from the Stampin’ Up! On The Horizon cling stamp set in Evening Evergreen on a panel of New Horizons 6″ x 6″ designer series paper. I stamped the birds in the sky with Basic Gray ink and adhered the image to a Misty Moonlight mat.
I stamped stamped a Basic White panel with the wood stamp from the Stampin’ Up! On The Horizon stamp set using stamped off Gray Granite ink and cut it out with the fence die from the Horizon Dies. I used a sponge dauber to add more Gray Granite ink to distress the fence, giving it a weathered look. I used the grass die to cut three clumps from an Evening Evergreen panel of the New Horizons 6″ x 6″ DSP. I trimmed the end off the first and adhered it to the DSP over the stamped grass. I gently curved the fence and applied liquid glue to the first and last slat and adhered it to the panel over the grasses. I trimmed the end off the second die cut grass and adhered it under the fence with dimensionals.
I inked up the thanks part of the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! On The Horizon stamp set in Misty Moonlight ink and stamped it on a Gray Granite panel. I cut it out with the Messages die and adhered it to the panel with glue dots. I adhered the panel to the card front with dimensionals and adhered some Pebbles Enamel Shapes to the bottom around the fence and grasses.
For the inside, I stamped the grass stamp from the Stampin’ Up! On The Horizon stamp set in Evening Evergreen ink in the corner of a Basic White panel. I stamped the birds in the top corner using Basic Gray ink. I adhered a strip of New Horizons 6″ x 6″ DSP to the bottom and adhered the last grass die cut on top. I adhered the panel to the inside of the card.
The Stampin’ Up! On the Horizon bundle is a lot of fun with it’s unique dies and great sentiments. And with the beautiful New Horizons 6″ x 6″ DSP, it is so easy to make beautiful watercolor landscape or seascape cards and be creative!
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:
- Amy Koenders
- Mary Deatherage
- Kristi Gray
- Jaimie Babarczy
- Sue Prather
- Karen Finkle
- Akiko Sudano <– You Are Here
- Karen Ksenzakovic
- Tara Carpenter
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Cardstock Cuts for this project:
- Gray Granite – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base scored at 5-1/2″, 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (embossed background), 1″ x 2″ (label)
- Misty Moonlight – 3″ x 4-3/4″ (front mat)
- Basic White – 4″ x 5-1/4″ (inside panel), 2″ x 2″ (die cut fence)
- New Horizons 6″ x 6″ DSP – 2-3/8″ x 4-5/8″ (art panel), 2-1/2″ x 3″ (die cut grasses), 1/2″ x 4″ (inside trim)
14 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! On the Horizon for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop”
Love the colors and, of course, the design!
Thanks Karen! This sketch challenge is a great one! 😊
Wow – this is super, Akiko! I can almost hear the waves! 🙂
Thanks Mary! 😊
Gorgeous Akiko 🙂 Love everything about it especially that DSP
Thank you Karen! Love this DSP! 😊
Wow, that’s stunning Akiko! Perfectly designed and perfectly embellished! Love this card! 🙂
Thanks Amy!! 😊
What a perfectly lovely card, Akiko. This would also make a great sympathy card, one of which I need to do today. Think this is a good time for a CASE. Great way to use that wonderful DSP!
Thank you. I agree and I’m so sorry. Take care. 🤍
Amazing! Love everything about this card. I did not order this DSP, now I am sorry I did not put it in my cart. Beautiful card Akiko
Thank you Kristi! 😊
So pretty, Akiko. I love everything about your card! TFS
Thank you Susan! 😊
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