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

Good morning and welcome to the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop! The Stampin’ Up! Celebrating You cling stamp set is a sentiments only stamp set that has a pretty set of fonts and covers lots of special occasions. I need a graduation card for a friend’s son who enjoys the outdoors, both winter and summer, so I pulled out the On The Horizon 6″ x 6″ designer series paper and Horizon dies to create an outdoors scene. You can find the supplies I used along with card stock cuts at the bottom of my post.

We have a sketch challenge this week and here is the pretty sketch we are using:

I embossed a Soft Succulent panel with the Timber 3D embossing folder and adhered it to the front of a Soft Succulent card base. I wanted to use the mountains in the Horizon dies, so I cut a 1″ strip of purple New Horizons 6″ x 6″ DSP for the background mountain and a 1″ strip of whitish DSP for the snow detail. I wanted to use the curvy ground die in green, so I cut a 1″ strip of green DSP for the ground. Once I had my strips for these elements, I used them to select the background panel that coordinated with the strips I chose.

I cut the background panel with the third largest Stitched Rectangle Die. I cut the purple strip with the mountain background die and the whitish strip with the detailed mountain die. I adhered the whitish die cut to the purple die cut so that it looks like a snowy mountain. I cut the green strip with the curvy ground die and adhered the layered mountain and ground die cuts to the background. I stamped the birds from the On the Horizon cling stamp set in Memento Tuxedo Black and adhered the die cut panel to a Basic Gray mat.

I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! On Celebrating You stamp set in Memento Tuxedo Black on Smoky Slate and cut it out with the small long skinny stitched rectangle die. I cut a Basic Gray panel with the same die and adhered it to the back of the label with glue dots. I looped Evening Evergreen Baker’s twine three times around the scene and tied a bow. I adhered the labels to the scene with dimensionals and popped the scene on the card front with dimensionals. I finished the label with two rustic metallic dots.

For the inside, I cut a 3/4″ strip of the background DSP and cut a bit more of the mountain, ground and snow die cuts using the leftovers from the card front. I adhered them to the background strip and stamped some birds over the mountain. I trimmed the excess with my paper snips and adhered the strip to a Basic White panel. I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Celebrating You stamp set in Memento Tuxedo Black and adhered the panel to the inside of the card.

It was so fun to play with the On The Horizon bundle for mountain card and it goes perfectly with the Stampin’ Up! Celebrating You stamp set for graduating Senior!

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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Thanks for stopping by and Happy Stamping!

Akiko

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Cardstock Cuts for this project:

  • Soft Succulent – 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ card base scored at 5-1/2″, 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (embossed panel)
  • Basic Gray – 3-1/8″ x 4-1/2″ (front mat), 1″ x 3″ (label mat)
  • Smoky Slate – 1″ x 3″ (label)
  • Basic White – 3-3/4″ x 5″ (inside panel)
  • New Horizons 6″ x 6″ DSP – 3-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ (stitched rectangle background), 1″ x 6″ (snowy mountain die cuts), 1″ x 6″ (purple mountain background die cuts), 1″ x 6″ (green ground die cuts), 3/4″ x 4″ (inside background trim)

Stampin’ Up! products used in this project:


Stampin’ Up! Crane of Fortune for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Good morning and welcome to the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop! Mother’s Day is just around the corner and I made a Mother’s Day Card with the beautiful Stampin’ Up! Crane of Fortune bundle and the Celebrating You sentiment cling stamp set. You can find the supplies I used along with card stock cuts at the bottom of my post.

We have a color challenge this week so I used the beautiful Symbols of Fortune specialty designer series paper to cover my colors. Here are our colors:

I adhered a strip of the Symbols of Fortune specialty designer series paper to an Evening Evergreen mat and adhered them both to the beautiful floral Symbols of Fortune floral DSP. I adhered it all to another Evening Evergreen mat.

I stamped the large flower from the Stampin’ Up! Crane of Fortune cling stamp set in Calypso Coral ink on a Basic White panel and cut it out with the coordinating die. I cut a Soft Succulent panel with the leaf dies from the good fortune dies and adhered it to the back of the flower with glue dots. I popped the layered die cuts to the front of the panel with dimensionals.

I stamped the Mother’s Day sentiment from the Celebrating You stamp set in Evening Evergreen ink on a Crumb Cake strip and punched the ends with the Lovely Labels Pick A Punch. I made a loopy double bow with linen thread and adhered it to the panel with a glue dot and adhered the label on top with glue dots and dimensionals. I adhered the panel to the front of a Soft Succulent card base and finished it with Polished Dots.

For the inside, I stamped the the flower from the Stampin’ Up! Crane of Fortune stamp set in Calypso Coral ink in the corners of a Basic White panel. I stamped the sentiment from the Celebrating You stamp set in Evening Evergreen in the middle of the panel and adhered it to the inside of the card.

I love that big floral stamp from the Stampin’ Up! Crane of Fortune stamp set and the beautiful floral paper from the Symbols of Fortune DSP. Don’t you think they go great with the pretty sentiment from the Celebrating You stamp set? You just need reservations for a nice dinner and you’re set for Mother’s day!!

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:


Current Host Code: ZFMCWFCA

Use this host code when you order $50 or more and receive a free gift from me!  The free gift is your choice of any available item valued up to $10.00 in the 2022 – 2023 Annual Catalog or the January – June 2022 Mini Catalog!

If your order is over $150, please do not use the host code since you’ll receive your own Host Dollars plus I’ll still send you the free gift!  This host code can be used by anyone, no club or commitment required. Let me know if you have any questions.


If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator.  Just click on the Shop Now button on the right side of the screen to go directly to my online store or contact me if you have any questions. 

Thanks for stopping by and Happy Stamping!

Akiko

  • Visit my online store here
  • See the current Stampin’ Up! clearance rack specials here
  • Earn FREE Stampin’ Up! products through my Wildflower Frequent Shopper Program – my way of saying thank you to my online frequent shopper customers.
  • Have any questions? I’d be happy to help, click here to contact me.

Cardstock Cuts for this project:

  • Soft Succulent – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base scored at 5-1/2″, 2″ x 4-1/4″ (leaf die cut)
  • Evening Evergreen – 4″ x 5-1/4″ (front mat), 1-5/8″ x 3-7/8″ (DSP stripe mat)
  • Crumb Cake – 1″ x 2-1/2″ (label)
  • Basic White – 4″ x 5-1/4″ (inside panel), 3″ x 3-1/2″ (die cut flower)
  • Symbol of Fortune DSP – 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″ (front background), 1-1/2″ x 3-7/8″ (front stripe)

Stampin’ Up! products used in this project: