Good morning and welcome to the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop! Today I used the pretty Stampin’ Up! Pansy Patch bundle to make a sweet birthday card. With the warmer weather, I planted some pansies by my mailbox this weekend, so I had to pull out this set for today’s card. With all the excitement about the new products, I forgot how beautiful this suite is, so it’s time to re-discover it! You can find the supplies I used along with card stock cuts at the bottom of my post.
We have a Theme Challenge this week with the wonderful theme of Flowers – so perfect!
This card is kind of a fun fold card, where the card front is cut in half and turned sideways, so part of the inside of the card is showing – perfect for showing off pretty DSP. So I adhered panels of the pansy filled Pansy Petals designer series paper to the inside and to the front of a my Calypso Coral card base. I adhered a Calypso Coral dotted panel of the Pansy Petals DSP to the cut off front panel, and adhered it to the card front with Tear & Tape, centering the panel on the card.
I cut my flower and bud from Basic White, Pale Papaya, Calypso Coral, Daffodil Delight and Evening Evergreen using the Pansy Dies from the Stampin’ Up! Pansy Patch bundle. I adhered the Pale Papaya large petal edge to the Basic White base and topped it with the Calypso Coral center detail and a Daffodil Delight flower center. I adhered the two Calypso Coral edges to the two Pale Papaya small petals and adhered them both to the back of the Basic White large flower. I adhered the Pale Papaya bud petal to the Basic White bud base and adhered them to the Evening Evergreen stem. I adhered the bud with glue dots and the large flower with dimensionals.
I cut some Evening Evergreen leaves from the Pansy Patch DSP and tucked them under the large pansy. I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Pansy Patch stamp set in Evening Evergreen ink on Pale Papaya and cut it out with the Ornate Frames die. I adhered it to the card front. I finished off the card with a Pale Papaya bow and some iridescent gems, adding a large one to the pansy center!
For the inside, I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Pansy Patch stamp set in Evening Evergreen on a Basic White panel. I cut out a small pansy from the Pansy Patch DSP and adhered it to the corner and adhered the panel to a Calypso Coral mat. I adhered the panel to the inside of the card with liquid glue, lining it up so that it would be covered by the front panel.
The Stampin’ Up! Pansy Patch bundle is really sweet and makes gorgeous dimensional pansies. The sentiments are also great and the Pansy Patch DSP is perfect for all your Spring cards.
On with the Hop! Click on the Next Blog button to move forward to see the beautiful project Karen Ksenzakovic has created.
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- Amy Koenders
- Mary Deatherage
- Kristi Gray
- Jaimie Babarczy
- Sue Prather
- Karen Finkle
- Akiko Sudano <– You Are Here
- Karen Ksenzakovic
- Tara Carpenter
- Terry Lynn Bright
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Cardstock Cuts for this project:
- Calypso Coral – 4-1/4″ x 8-1/4″ card base scored at 2-3/4″, two 2-3/4″ x 4-1/4″ panels (front panel and inside mat), 1″ x 3″ (pansy die cuts)
- Pale Papaya – 2″ x 4-1/2″ (pansy die cuts), 1-1/4″ x 2-1/2″ (label)
- Daffodil Delight – 1″ x 1″ x 4″ (pansy center)
- Evening Evergreen – 1-1/4″ x 3″ (bud stem)
- Basic White – 2-1/2″ x 4″ (inside panel), 2″ x 3″ (pansy die cuts)
- Pansy Petals DSP – 4″ x 5-1/4″ (inside panel), two 2-1/2″ x 4″ panels (front panels), small die cut pansy, two evening evergreen die cut leaves
18 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Pansy Patch Birthday Card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop”
Akiko, I love all the beautiful DSP. I’m glad this set is carrying over because I’ve hardly used it.
Me too! The pansies are so cheerful!! 😊
What a beautiful card! I am in love with this set… sad to see the DSP go!
Thank you!! I agree – it’s so pretty!! 😊
Love this fun fold and your DSP coordinates :O)
Thank you!! It’s so simple! 😊
Beautiful card Akiko 🙂 Love your design and your choice of DSP’s
Thank you!! 😊
Just beautiful Akiko! The fun fold design is perfect and I love the designer paper background! 🙂
Thank you!! 😊
Beautiful, Akiko! This is one of my favorite fun folds and I love your pretty papers and flowers on it! Adding this to my ToCASEList! TFS
Thank you!! 😊
Beautiful card! Love the colors.
Thank you so much!! 😊
Love the great fun fold, it shows off your gorgeous card and those beautiful pansies.
I can’t resist a fun fold – especially not when it’s as pretty as this one is! Love it! 🙂
Thank you so much! 😊
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