Stampin’ Up! Hydrangea Haven for the Inkin’ Krew Blog Hop

Good morning! Welcome to the Inkin’ Krew Monthly Blog Hop! The theme for this month’s hop is “Celebrate Summer” and since I love flowers that bloom in the summer, I decided to use the beautiful Stampin’ Up! Hydrangea Haven bundle for my card today. You can find the supplies I used at the bottom of my post along with the sizes of cardstock used.

I cut out the large scalloped rectangle from the Scalloped Contours dies from Basic White and the second largest from Fresh Freesia. I adhered a panel of Fresh Freesia gingham from the Pansy Petals designer series paper to the Fresh Freesia scalloped die cut with liquid and then adhered them both to the Basic White die cut. I popped them onto the front of a Fresh Freesia card base.

I stamped the outline hydrangea from the Stampin’ Up! Hydrangea Haven stamp set in Basic Gray on a Basic White panel. I stamped the filler stem and leaves in Garden Green and the filler flower with Fresh Freesia. I cut out the flower with the coordinating die. I used the dark Fresh Freesia Stampin’ Blend to color the background to the flower, adding dimension and then I covered the flower with clear Wink of Stella for a touch of sparkle. I adhered the flower to the card front with dimensionals.

I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Hydrangea Haven stamp set in Basic Gray on a Fresh Freesia panel. I cut it out with the little tag die and looped white crinkle ribbon through the loop and tied a bow. I trimmed the ends of the bow and popped the tag on the card front with dimensionals. I finished the card front with 5 clear elegant gems.

For the inside of the card, I stamped the little outline flowers from the Stampin’ Up! Hydrangea Haven stamp set in Basic Gray around the two corners. I used the filler stamp to add Fresh Freesia and then added some depth with the dark Fresh Freesia Stampin’ Blend. I stamped the sweet sentiment in Basic Gray and trimmed the bottom with the gingham from Pansy Petals DSP. I adhered the panel to the inside of the card with Stampin’ Seal.

I’m so glad that the Stampin’ Up! Hydrangea Haven bundle was carried over in the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog with the 10% savings. It’s such a pretty set and doesn’t the flower look great in Fresh Freesia? There are so many colors of hydrangea in bloom these days and and it makes the landscape so pretty!

On With The Hop! Click on the Next Blog button to move forward to Amy Koender’s project or click the Previous Blog button to move back to see the project that Donna Leonard created.

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

  1. Tara Carpenter
  2. Jaimie Babarczy
  3. Mary Deatherage
  4. Karen Ksenzakovic
  5. Karen Finkle
  6. Terry Lynn Bright
  7. Jillian Good
  8. Donna Leonard
  9. Akiko Sudano <– You are here
  10. Amy Koenders


Current Host Code: ZQAFXXXK

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 item valued up to $10.00 in the 2021 – 2022 Annual 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:

  • Fresh Freesia – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base scored at 5-1/2″, 3-1/2″ x 5″ (scalloped rectangle), 1″ x 1-1/2″ (label)
  • Basic White – 4″ x5-1/4″ (inside panel), 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (scalloped rectangle), 3-1/2″ x 4-1/2″ (hydrangea)
  • Pansy Petals DSP – 1/2″ x 4″ (inside trim), 2-11/16″ x 3-15-16″ (front background)

Stampin’ Up! products used in this project:

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Stampin’ Up! Hydrangea Haven for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Good Morning and welcome to the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop! Today I have a sweet floral card made with the Stampin’ Up! Hydrangea Haven bundle and the beautiful Hydrangea Hill designer series paper. You can find the supplies used to create this card at the bottom of my post along with the sizes of cardstock used.

We have a color challenge this week, and here’s the beautiful color palette we’re using. Luckily all of these colors are in the beautiful Hydrangea Hill panel I chose, but I did use Seaside Spray, Misty Moonlight and Old Olive for my flower and sentiments.

I adhered a panel of Hydrangea Hill designer series paper to a Seaside Spray mat and popped it on the front of a Misty Moonlight card base with dimensionals. I stamped the outline of the hydrangea from the Stampin’ Up! Hydrangea Haven photopolymer stamp set in Old Olive ink on a Thick Whisper White panel. I stamped the solid leaves and stem over the outline image in Old Olive and cut out the flower with the coordinating die.

I used the top of the flower die to cut a Seaside Spray panel with the flower. After trimming the stem, I adhered it to the top of the Thick Basic White flower. I stamped the solid flower from the Stampin’ Up! hydrangea Haven stamp set in Seaside Spray ink on a Basic White panel. I cut it out with the pierced petal flower die and gently bent each petal upward. I adhered it to the Seaside Spray flower with tiny dots of liquid glue and adhered a pearl to each flower center. I applied some adhesive sheets to the back of the Old Olive panel and cut out the outline leaves and stem die. I peeled off the adhesive backing and applied it to the stem and leaves.

I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Hydrangea Haven stamp set in Misty Moonlight ink on a Basic White panel and cut it out with the second largest Stitched So Sweetly scalloped Rectangle die. I adhered the label to the card front with liquid glue and popped the flower on with dimensionals. I adhered a Metallic Seaside Spray bow to the flower to finish the card front.

For the inside of the card, I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Hydrangea Haven stamp set in Misty Moonlight ink on a Basic White panel. I stamped the flowers in the corner in Seaside Spray ink and masked the flowers and added some leaves to the bottom. I trimmed the side of the panel with a strip of the Hydrangea Hill DSP and adhered the panel to a Seaside Spray mat before adhering it to the inside of the card.

The Stampin’ Up! Hydrangea Haven bundle is a great bundle for making hydrangeas, and it has so many sweet sentiments! And the Hydrangea Hill designer series paper is really beautiful!

On with the Hop! Click the Next button below to visit Karen Ksenzakovic’s blog.

And just in case you get lost along the way, here’s a list of the team members participating in the hop today:


February Host Code: JNWPB7A4

Use this host code when you order $50 or more and receive a free gift from me!  The gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in the 2019-20 Annual Catalog or in the 2020 January-June Mini Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!

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 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.  Happy Stamping!

Thanks for visiting!

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 frequent shopper online customers.
  • Sign up for my weekly newsletter here
  • Have any questions? I’d be happy to help, click here to contact me.

Cardstock Cuts for this project:

  • Misty Moonlight – 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ card base scored at 4-1/4″
  • Seaside Spray – two 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″ panels (front and inside mats), 2-1/2″ x 2-1/2″ (hydrangea flower die cut)
  • Old Olive – 2″ x 3-1/4″ – (die cut leaves & stem)
  • Basic White – 3-3/4″ x 5″ (inside panel), 1-1/2″ x 2-1/2″ (die cut label), 2-1/2″ x 2-1/2″ panel (die cut hydrangea flower head)
  • Thick Basic White – 3-1/4″ x 4-1/2″ (die cut flower)
  • Hydrangea Hill DSP – 3-3/4″ x 5″ (front background), 1/2″ x 3-3/4″ (inside trim)

Stampin’ Up! products used in this project:


 

Stampin’ Up! Hydrangea Haven Card

Good Morning! Today I have a sweet friendship note card made with the pretty Stampin’ Up! Hydrangea Haven stamp set and the beautiful Hydrangea Hill designer series paper. I also added a special touch – the Hydrangea Hill Mercury Glass acetate as a label mat! You can find the supplies used to create this card at the bottom of my post along with the sizes of cardstock used.

I embossed a Purple Posy panel with the Ornate Floral 3D embossing folder and adhered it to the front of a Purple Posy card base with liquid glue. I cut a panel of Hydrangea Hill designer series paper with the Stitched Rectangles Dies and adhered it to a Highland Heather mat before popping it on the card front with dimensionals.

I stamped the sweet sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Hydrangea Haven photopolymer stamp set in Gorgeous Grape ink on a small Purple Posy panel and cut it out with the smallest Stitched Rectangles Die. I cut a panel of the Highland Heather Mercury Glass acetate with the next largest Stitched Rectangle die and adhered it to the back of the Purple Posy label with glue dots. Don’t forget to pull off the protective plastic!

I ran some Stampin’ Seal across the lower right corner of the Hydrangea Hill Die cut and folded a length of Gorgeous Grape ribbon across it. I adhered the layered label on top of the ribbon with dimensionals and finished the ribbon with a Highland Heather Pastel Pearl.

For the inside of the card, I adhered a strip of the Hydrangea Hill DSP to the bottom of a Basic White panel. I adhered the panel to a Highland Heather mat and then adhered it all to the inside of the card.

The Stampin’ Up! Hydrangea Haven bundle is just beautiful with the Hydrangea Hill DSP. And it goes with so many colors – purple, blue and pink!


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SHOP

During Sale-A-Bration, for every $50 or $100 you spend, you can choose between two purchasing levels of free products! Depending on the amount you spend, you’ll be able to mix ‘n’ match the Sale-A-Bration items you earn and you can choose from stunning stamp sets and designer series papers. There are 8 free products available to pick from at the $50 level and 2 free products to pick from at the $100 level. Click on the Sale A Bration brochure to the right to see these products.

HOST

Stampin’ Up! is offering an exclusive host stamp set called Punch Party and you can get it for FREE with an order of $300 or greater placed during Sale-a-bration or by hosting a workshop with orders totaling $300 or greater during Sale-a-bration!  And this is on top of the normal Stampin’ Rewards you get when you host a workshop!

JOIN

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See my Join My Team page for all the benefits starting with a minimum 20% discount!  Contact me if you have any questions.  Click here to purchase your Starter Kit.

Contact me if you need a copy of the new Jan-Jun Mini Catalog and Sale A Bration brochure, and I’ll be happy to send you one!


January Host Code: 4YZ2J366

Use this host code when you order $50 or more and receive a free gift from me!  The gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in the 2020-21 Annual Catalog or the Jan-Jun 2021 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 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.  Happy Stamping!

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!

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 frequent shopper online customers.
  • Sign up for my monthly newsletter here
  • Have any questions? I’d be happy to help, click here to contact me.

Cardstock Cuts for this project:

  • Purple Posy – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base scored at 5-1/2″, 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (embossed front background), 1-1/4″ x 2-3/4″ (label)
  • Highland Heather – 3-1/8″ x 4-1/2″ (front DSP panel mat), 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″ (inside panel mat)
  • Basic White – 3-3/4″ x 5″ (inside panel)
  • Hydrangea Hill Mercury Glass Acetate – 1-3/4″ x 3-1/4″ (label mat)
  • Hydrangea Hill DSP – 3-1/4″ x 4-5/8″ (front panel), 1/2″ x 3-3/4″ (inside trim)

Stampin’ Up! products used in this project:


Stampin’ Up! Hydrangea Haven for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hello and welcome to the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop I have a sneak peek of the pretty new Stampin’ Up! Hydrangea Haven bundle and the new Hydrangea Hill designer series paper from the new Jan-Jun 2021 Mini Catalog. You can find the currently available supplies used to create this card at the bottom of my post along with the sizes of cardstock used.

We have a theme challenge this week, and the theme is that we are to use something new for our projects! So the Stampin’ Up! Hydrangea Haven bundle is perfect for today’s project!

I adhered a panel of the new Hydrangea Hill designer series paper to the front of a Highland Heather card base. I used the fancy die cut from the Ornate Layers Dies to cut out a large frame from Whisper White and adhered a smaller panel of Hydrangea Hill DSP to the center. I popped it on the card front with dimensionals.

I stamped the lined hydrangea image from the Stampin’ Up! Hydrangea Haven photopolymer stamp set in Memento Tuxedo Black ink on Thick Whisper White card stock and colored it with Highland Heather and Old Olive Stampin’ Blends. I cut it out with the corresponding die from the Hydrangea Dies.

I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Hydrangea Haven stamp set in Memento Tuxedo Black ink on Crumb Cake card stock and cut it out with the little tag die. I tied it around the die cut flower with linen thread and adhered the flower to the card front with dimensionals. I made a fluffy bow with more linen thread and adhered it to the flower to finish the card front.

I stamped the outline hydrangea flowers in the corners of a Whisper White panel using Memento Tuxedo Black ink and stamped over them with Highland Heather ink and the corresponding solid image stamp. I stamped the sentiment in Memento Tuxedo Black ink and added a strip of Hydrangea Hill to the bottom before adhering it to the inside of the card.

The new Stampin’ Up! Hydrangea Haven bundle looks like it’s going to be very versatile and fun to play with. And the sentiments are really sweet, and I love that several of them are small enough to be stamped on the little flower tag like I did today. Check out the bundle in the picture below and remember that it will be available for purchase next week on January 5! Yay!!

On with the Hop! Click the Next button below to visit Karen Ksenzakovic’s blog.

And just in case you get lost along the way, here’s a list of the team members participating in the hop today:


December 16 – 31 Host Code: E7SDCMYW

January 1 – 15 Host Code: 4YZ2J366

Use this host code when you order $50 or more and receive a free gift from me!  The gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in the 2019-20 Annual Catalog or in the 2020 January-June Mini Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!

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 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.  Happy Stamping!

Thanks for visiting!

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 frequent shopper online customers.
  • Sign up for my weekly newsletter here
  • Have any questions? I’d be happy to help, click here to contact me.

Cardstock Cuts for this project:

  • Highland Heather – 4-1/2″ x 11″ card base scored at 5-1/2″
  • Thick Whisper White – 3-1/4″ x 4-1/4″ (hydrangea die cut)
  • Crumb Cake – 1″ x 1-1/2″ (tag)
  • Whisper White – 4″ x 5-1/4″ (inside panel), 3-1/2″ x 5″ (ornate layers panel)
  • Hydrangea Hill DSP – 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (front background), 1/2″ x 3-3/4″ (inside trim), 2-1/4″ x 3-5/8″ (ornate layers inside panel)

Stampin’ Up! products used in this project: